Evaluation of Child Cases Admitted for Tick Bite and Tick Species in Istanbul


Ozdemir A. A. , Yesil Y., Gulanber A. , Efil I.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, vol.5, no.3, pp.124-127, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jpr.33716
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.124-127

Abstract

Aim: The Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne infection that has a high mortality. In Turkey, the total number of cases reported between 2002-2014 was 9.069 and 440 of them died. The aim of this study is to evaluate the demographic characteristics of the children with the complaint of tick bite and to determine the species of the ticks seen in Istanbul.