Brucellosis Awareness in University of Hail Students
Author(s): Mohammed Kuddus, Bassam Ibrahim Aljohani*, Hashim Zarea Alharbi, Hatim Bakheet Aloufi, Mosab Abdullah Althaqafi, Yousef Ayidh Alrehaili, Taher Ahmed Babkr and Abdullah Mohammed Alshaikhi
Brucellosis is a worldwide infectious disease, transmitted to humans through contact with infected animals or animal products. A cross sectional study was performed to know the level of knowledge about brucellosis among Hail University students in Hail Region, Saudi Arabia. Out of 324 volunteer participants, who responded to questionnaire-based survey, only 73.8% were aware about this disease. Medical college students having more knowledge in comparison to other college students. About 58.9% of the participants showed at least 50% basic knowledge about brucellosis. However, only 13.3% know about brucellosis in depth.