The introduction of variolation 'A La Turca' to the West by Lady Mary Montagu and Turkey's contribution to this


Dinc G., Ulman Y. I.

VACCINE, vol.25, no.21, pp.4261-4265, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 21
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2007.02.076
  • Journal Name: VACCINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.4261-4265

Abstract

Aims: This study deals with the history of variolation as the oldest immunization method to be transferred from East to West, with emphasis on Turkey's role in this transmission.