Epidemiology of human rabies in Turkey: 1992-2007


Buzgan T., Irmak H., Yilmaz G. , Torunoglu M. A. , Safran A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.39, ss.591-597, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-0901-6
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.591-597

Özet

Aim: Rabies continues to be a public health problem in Turkey; however, the number of reported cases has decreased in recent years and 1-2 cases of human rabies are reported annually to the Ministry of Health (MoH). Epidemiological and demographic features, clinical findings, and prophylaxis of human rabies reported to the MoH between 1992 and 2007 were evaluated.