Multicentre evaluation of central nervous system infections due to Flavi and Phleboviruses in Turkey

ERGÜNAY K., SAYINER A. A., Litzba N., Lederer S., Charrel R., Kreher P., ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTION, vol.65, no.4, pp.343-349, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jinf.2012.05.010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.343-349
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: Flavi- and Phleboviruses associated with central nervous system (CNS) infections including West Nile Virus (WNV), Tick-borne Encephalitis Virus (TBEV) and Toscana Virus (TOSV) cause significant morbidity and mortality in humans. In this study, the impact of these agents have been investigated in CNS infections at referral hospitals in two provinces in Turkey, where circulation of these viruses have previously been recognized.