INVESTIGATION OF HANTAVIRUS INFECTIONS AMONG CCHFV NEGATIVE CASES IN THE WESTERN BLACK SEA REGION OF TURKEY


Uyar Y. , Caglayik D. Y. , Korukluoglu G., ÇARHAN A., Ertek M., Cochez C., et al.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, cilt.30, ss.855-860, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.855-860

Özet

Objective: The Hantaviruses and Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) are members of the Bunyaviridae family. Hantavirus infections causes two main febrile diseases: hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) and hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS). Hantaviruses are transmitted by rodents. In 2009, a hantavirus outbreak occurred in the Western Black Sea region of Turkey. For the last 10 years, the prevalence of CCHFV has also been high in this region.