Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever cases in the eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey: demographic, geographic, climatic, and clinical characteristics


Gunaydin N. S. , Aydin K., YILMAZ G., Caylan R., Koksal I.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.40, no.6, pp.829-834, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-0907-2
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.829-834
  • Keywords: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, CCHF, viral hemorrhagic fever, RIBAVIRIN THERAPY, ORAL RIBAVIRIN, OUTBREAK, PAKISTAN, EXPERIENCE, FEATURES, EFFICACY, VIRUS
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Aim: Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a disease that is known since 1944 affecting many people across the world and causing a high mortality rate. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of the CCHF cases in our region.