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
NAZ, HASAN; KORKMAZ, PINAR; ÇEVİK, FİGEN; and AYKIN, NEVİL
"The clinical and laboratory characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of patients with Brucella epididymo-orchitis (BEO) compared to those without BEO*,"
Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences: Vol. 46:
5, Article 8.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/vol46/iss5/8