Serosurvey of Coxiella burnetii in high risk population in Turkey, endemic to Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus


ERTÜRK R., POYRAZ Ö. , GÜNEŞ T.

JOURNAL OF VECTOR BORNE DISEASES, cilt.54, ss.341-347, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 54 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4103/0972-9062.225839
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF VECTOR BORNE DISEASES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.341-347

Özet

Background & objectives: Q fever caused by Coxiella burnetii is a zoonotic infection that spreads to human beings from animals. This study was aimed to demographically examine the C. burnetii seroprevalence in the people living in villages where Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) is endemic, in terms of various risk factors such as tick bites, tick contact, and occupational groups.