Typhoid epidemic in Hakkari - March 2007: Evaluation of affected pediatric patients


Ozdemir R. , Kayatas E.

IZMIR DR BEHCET UZ COCUK HASTANESI DERGISI, cilt.2, ss.137-140, 2012 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 2 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5222/buchd.2012.137
  • Dergi Adı: IZMIR DR BEHCET UZ COCUK HASTANESI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.137-140

Özet

Objective: Salmonella typhi is a food and water-borne agent of a serious human disease, and it is transmitted by faecal-oral route. In the presence of inadequate infrastructure facilities; poor sanitation and health care; outbreaks of typhoid fever via contamination of drinking water were reported. In this study; pediatric cases of typhoid fever outbreak were reviewed in Hakkari and we also emphasized that typhoid fever is still a serious health problem in East and Southeast Anatolia region.