FLORA INFEKSIYON HASTALIKLARI VE KLINIK MIKROBIYOLOJI DERGISI, vol.25, no.4, pp.589-594, 2020 (ESCI)
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FLORA INFEKSIYON HASTALIKLARI VE KLINIK MIKROBIYOLOJI DERGISI
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Splenectomy, Immunization, Vaccination, Overwhelming post-splenectomy infections (OPSI), RISK, INFECTION, SEPSIS, MORTALITY, COVERAGE, COHORT, ADULTS
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Introduction: Splenectomy, whatever the reason, is an absolute indication for vaccination against encapsulated bacteria in order to prevent overwhelming post-splenectomy infections. This study aimed to determine compliance to immunization guidelines for splenectomy in General Surgery Clinics.