Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X
Issue: 2010, vol. 16, book 3
Subject Collection: Medicine
Page: 11 - 16
Online date: July 05, 2010
DYNAMIC SPREAD OF BRUCELLOSIS IN HUMANS IN THE AREA OF KORCA FOR THE YEARS 1999-2009
Klementina Puto1, Stela Papa2, Naxhije Hila3
1) Department of Biotechnology, Tirana University, Tirana, Albania,
2) Department of Biotechnology, Tirana University, Tirana, Albania,
3) Deparmtent of Bio-Chemistry, "Aleksanda Xhuvani" University, Elbasan, Albania
Brucellosis disease is progressing rapidly, marking not only the vast spread to cattle, but now seriously endangering human health. Brucellosis is an infectious disease dekurs chronic, caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella.
This bacterial zoo-noses is transmitted as an infectious disease even in people from infected animals, products and by-products produced from them. In the brucellar infection map in all world Albania is also included, among the endemic dissemination countries. In 1988 our country was declared healthy from brucellosis. But political and economical changes that occurred in our country after 1990, brought a significant increase of brucelar infection in animals, as a result people were infected too. Therefore, the object of our study is the dynamics of the spread of brucellosis in humans at Korca’s region for the years 1999-2009.
For examining this disease two methods are used in our bacteriological laboratory: evidence of Rosa-Bengal (RB) and Wright test (SAT). We have studied different cases in these years and from our analysis the result is positive for 1698 people.
The increased number of people infected with brucellosis shows that this disease poses a serious problem with social risk to the health of population.
These data will serve as a microbiological archive to prevent and reduce this disease, until it is eliminated by combining both veterinary services and hygienic sanitation.
: Brucellosis disease.
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Please cite this article as: Puto K, Papa S, Hila N. DYNAMIC SPREAD OF BRUCELLOSIS IN HUMANS IN THE AREA OF KORCA FOR THE YEARS 1999-2009. J of IMAB. 2010; 16(3):11-16. doi: 10.5272/jimab.1632010_11-16.
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