Systematic Review of Human Brucellosis in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Araig G Aljohani*
BndrGene Medical Laboratory, Molecular Department, Madina, KSA
*Corresponding Author: Araig G Aljohani, BndrGene Medical Laboratory, Molecular Department, Madina, KSA.
August 18, 2022; Published: September 29, 2022
Background: The objectives of this systematic review were to assess prevalence of human brucellosis, in kingdom of Saudi Arabia over the past three decade.
Methods: Two databases were searched, 1113 articles published between 1990-2022 identified as relating to human brucellosis. after duplicates removed, out of scope, not about Brucellosis in Saudi Arabia, we were left with 17 articles.
Conclusions: The risk for emergence and transmission of brucellosis is evident as a result of the co-existence of animal husbandry activities and social-cultural activities that promote brucellosis transmission. Well-designed countrywide awareness of brucellosis at the human/livestock/wildlife interface are needed. These could help to generate reliable frequency and potential impact estimates, to identify Brucella reservoirs, and to propose control strategies of proven efficacy.
Keywords: Brucellosis; Brucella; Epidemiology; Saudi Arabia; Prevalence
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