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Myocarditis Caused by Brucella melitensis in the Absence of Endocarditis: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Table 3

Published case reports referring to Brucella myocarditis.

PublicationGenderAgeTreatmentFollow-up

Gur et al. [10]Woman25 yStreptomycin and tetracyclineRelapse after 4 months
Lubani et al. [11]Boy10 yTetracycline for two weeks
Streptomycin for three weeks
Two-year follow-up showed no relapse
Jubber et al. [12]Man55 yDoxycycline and rifampicinNo follow-up
Efe et al. [4]Woman51 yStreptomycin for 3 weeks
Doxycycline for 6 weeks
3-month follow-up: asymptomatic
Elkiran et al. [13]Girl3 monthsGentamycin, Bactrim, and rifampicinFour-month follow-up: no relapse
Pandit et al. [6]Woman32 yStreptomycin and doxycyclineWorsened and died due to pulmonary odema
Gatselis et al. [2]Man34 yStreptomycin for 3 weeks
Doxycycline and rifampicin
One-year follow-up: no symptoms, no relapse
Gatselis et al. [2]Man17 yStreptomycin for 3 weeks
Doxycycline and rifampicin
One-year follow-up: no symptoms, no relapse
Adid et al. [8]Man32 yStreptomycin for 2 weeks3-month follow-up: no relapse
Doxycycline and rifampicin for 12 weeks
Abid et al. 2012 [8]Man20 yCotrimoxazole and rifampicinNo follow-up
Khorasani and Farrokhnia 2014 [5]Man22 yCotrimoxazole, doxycycline, and rifampicin for 3 monthsTwo-month follow-up: asymptomatic
Pandit et al. 2010 [6]Man27 yDoxycycline, rifampicin for 12 weeks, and gentamycin for 10 daysAfter several months, the patient was asymptomatic