Seroprevalence of human cystic echinococcosis and risk factors in animal breeders in rural communities in Denizli, Turkey


Akalin S., Kutlu S. S. , Caylak S. D. , Onal Ö., Kaya S., Bozkurt A. I.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.8, no.9, pp.1188-1194, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.4343
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1188-1194
  • Keywords: cystic echinococcosis, ELISA, epidemiology, risk factors, Turkey, GRANULOSUS INFECTION, PREVALENCE, ULTRASOUND, REGION, AREA
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Introduction: Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a serious public health problem in sheep-raising regions of Turkey. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and associated risk factors of echinococcosis in rural regions of Denizli in Turkey.