Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in children


Tezer H., Sucakli I. A. , Sayli T. R. , Celikel E., Yakut I., KARA A. , ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL VIROLOGY, vol.48, no.3, pp.184-186, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jcv.2010.04.001
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL VIROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.184-186

Abstract

Background: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus causes a severe disease in humans with a mortality up to 30%. In Turkey there has been an increase in the number of cases during years since 2002. Humans of all ages living in endemic areas, especially those who are working as shepherds and toddlers, have high risk of acquiring CCHF.