Rubach MP, Halliday JE, Cleaveland S, Crump JA. Brucellosis in low-income and middle-income countries. Current opinion in infectious diseases. 2013 Oct;26(26). 404-12. PMID: 23963260 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3888775 NIHMSID: NIHMS543510.
Human brucellosis is a neglected, underrecognized infection of widespread geographic distribution. It causes acute febrile illness and a potentially debilitating chronic infection in humans, and livestock infection has substantial socioeconomic impact. This review describes new information regarding the epidemiology of brucellosis in the developing world and advances in diagnosis and treatment.