Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in High-Risk Population, Turkey
Published Date:Mar 2009
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 15(3):461-464.
Aged, 80 And Over
Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
Hemorrhagic Fever, Crimean
Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Crimean-Congo
Insect Bites And Stings
Description:In the Tokat and Sivas provinces of Turkey, the overall Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) seroprevalence was 12.8% among 782 members of a high-risk population. CCHFV seroprevalence was associated with history of tick bite or tick removal from animals, employment in animal husbandry or farming, and being >40 years of age.
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