The seroprevalence of Rickettsia conorii in humans living in villages of Tokat Province in Turkey, where Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus is endemic, and epidemiological similarities of both infectious agents


GÜNEŞ T. , POYRAZ Ö. , Atas M. , TURGUT N. H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.42, ss.441-448, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1102-1383
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.441-448

Özet

Aim: Tokat Province is an epicenter for Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) in Turkey. The aim of this study was to investigate the seroprevalence of Rickettsia conorii and to clarify the epidemiological similarities between CCHFV and R. conorii in Tokat Province.