Demographic and Clinical Findings in Children with Enteroviral Infection Outbreak


KARADAĞ ÖNCEL E. , Nar I., ÖZSÜREKCİ Y. , Korukluoglu G., CENGİZ A. B. , CEYHAN M. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, cilt.7, ss.97-101, 2013 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/ced.2013.28
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.97-101

Özet

Objective: Enteroviral infections is a group of common childhood infection particularly in children under 5 years. Patients generally present with hand-footmouth disease or herpangina which are benign and self-limiting. Bu rarely enteroviruses cause life-threatening diseases like viral meningitis, encephalitis and myocarditis. This study aimed to review epidemiological and clinical data for cases with enteroviral infections diagnosed in our hospital, in order to help develop and implement precautionary measures applicable for future epidemics.