Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis due to Brucella melitensis.
Peritonitis is an extremely rare complication of brucellosis. A case is reported of blood and ascitic culture-proven spontaneous bacterial peritonitis caused by Brucella melitensis, in a patient who had also cirrhosis.
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Erbay, A., Bodur, H., Akinci, E., Colpan, A., & Cevik, M. A. (2003). Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis due to Brucella melitensis. Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, 35(3), 196–197. https://doi.org/10.1080/0036554021000027006
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine