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, cilt.5, ss.124-127, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/jpr.33716
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.124-127

Özet

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.