Seroepiderniology of varicella-zoster virus infection in a cosmopolitan city (Erzurum) in the eastern Turkey

Alp H., Altinkaynak S., Ertekin V. , Kilicaslan B., Giiraksin A.

HEALTH POLICY, vol.72, no.1, pp.119-124, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2004.03.008
  • Title of Journal : HEALTH POLICY
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-124


Objective: The aim of the study was to determine VZV seroprevalence under age 30 and to identify the relationship of VZV seroprevalence and several sociodemographic characteristics of the study subjects. The results were presented in order to design a strategy for vaccination against varicella-zoster virus (VZV).