Tag: Brucellosis

  • Brucellosis

    Brucellosis

    – A zoonosis man. Pets are most affected and are the reservoir from which humans become infected. – Contamination occurs through ingestion of infected raw milk unpasteurized and by direct contact with infected animals or objects contaminated with the favor of a skin abrasion. Direct human transmission is rare. – The germs are Gram-negative bacilli…

  • Lymphadenopathy

    Lymphadenopathy

    Lymphadenopathy is an enlarged lymph node. A node typically measures less than 1 cm; lymphadenopathy typically measure at least 2 cm. Lymph nodes are lymphoid formations present on the lymph paths. Their function is to destroy pathogenic (phagocytosis) and enable specific immune responses. Lymph arrives in the node via an afferent lymph, flows through a…

  • Splenomegaly

    Splenomegaly

    ANATOMY: The spleen is located in the left hypochondrium in the diaphragmatic dome. The normal rate measuring 10 to 12 cm in height and it is not palpable. In adulthood, the spleen has a role as defense barrier against encapsulated bacteria, physiological destruction of red blood cells. The spleen is an organ with multiple functions:…

  • Hepatomegaly

    Hepatomegaly

    Liver enlargement is a relatively common situation in outpatient pathology. ANATOMY: The liver is located at the top and right of the digestive tube, supramesocolic floor. It almost entirely occupies the right hypochondrium. Its upper face fits exactly in the right diaphragmatic dome. The left end has a tapered shape and thus falls outside the…

  • Incubation in Infectious Diseases

    1- 2-5j: – Cholera – Chancroid – Herpes (2 to 7d) – Diphtheria – The best part of bacterial infections (scarlet fever …) 2- 10 days: – Measles – Leptospirosis (6 12j). – Pertussis (7 to 10j) – Tetanus (3 to 30d) 3- 14 days: – Rubella – Chickenpox – Malaria (10 to 20 d)…

  • Meningitis clear liquid

    Meningitis clear liquid

    Predominance of PNN * Bacterial meningitis decapitated * Bacterial meningitis early * Listeriosis * Reaction to a meningeal infection site * Endocarditis Lymphocyte: Hypoglycorachie: * Tuberculosis * Listeriosis * Cryptococcosis Normoglycorachie: * Borreliosis … * Listeriosis * Brucellosis * Leptospirosis – The Listerial dreaded meningitis in immunocompromised, pregnant women, newborns and those> 60 years. Presence…

  • Brucellosis ( undulant fever , undulant fever )

    Brucellosis ( undulant fever , undulant fever )

    * Brucella: bacillus gram-negative aerobic and spore forming; Brucella intracellular situation makes the total sterilization almost impossible with a risk of relapse (3-10%). Hypersensitivity of State for chronic functional disorders. * In animal, brucellosis is a genital disorder whose dominant expression is abortion. * The seed won the first lymph node and multiplies it; the…