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Subclinical Infections with Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Turkey

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Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
Volume
18
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3201/eid1804.111374
Keywords
  • Dispatch
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Medicine

Abstract

To investigate Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Turkey, we conducted a seroepidemiologic survey during January–April 2009. Seroprevalence of infection was 10% in a sample from an outbreak region and increased with patient age, indicating that the virus had been previously present in Turkey. We also estimated that 88% of infections were subclinical.

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