Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in High-Risk Population, Turkey


Gunes T., Engin A. , Poyraz O., ELALDI N. , Kaya S., Dokmetas I., ...Daha Fazla

EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, cilt.15, ss.461-464, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3201/eid1503.080687
  • Dergi Adı: EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.461-464

Özet

In the Tokat and Sivas provinces of Turkey, the overall Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) seroprevalence was 12.8% among 782 members of a high-risk population. CCHFV seroprevalence was associated with history of tick bite or tick removal from animals, employment in animal husbandry or farming, and being > 40 years of age.