JOURNAL OF VECTOR BORNE DISEASES, vol.52, no.2, pp.166-170, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF VECTOR BORNE DISEASES
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, healthcare workers, knowledge, CLINICAL-FEATURES, NOSOCOMIAL OUTBREAK, RIBAVIRIN THERAPY, TURKEY, ATTITUDE, VIRUS
Backgrounds & objectives: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a highly fatal and contagious tick-borne viral disease. Healthcare workers (HCWs) should know how and with which symptoms can CCHF patients attend to hospitals, and be aware of nosocomial transmission capability. The aim of this study was to investigate the knowledge of HCWs working in Giresun province regarding CCHF.