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Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in High-Risk Population, Turkey

Authors
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
Volume
15
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3201/eid1503.080687
Keywords
  • Dispatch
Disciplines
  • Economics

Abstract

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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