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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

DOI

10.3906/sag-1406-29

Abstract

Background/aim: We aim to describe the clinical and laboratory characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of 21 patients with Brucella epididymo-orchitis (BEO) from Eskişehir Yunus Emre State Hospital, Turkey. Materials and methods: A total of 21 patients with BEO who were diagnosed and followed in the Infectious Diseases Clinic between June 2001 and June 2013 were evaluated retrospectively. Results: One hundred and twenty-eight of 192 patients evaluated throughout the study were male and BEO was determined in 21 (16.4%) patients. A total of 18 (85.7%) patients had a titer of ≥1:160 in standard agglutination test (STA). Three patients with STA

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