Clinical and Epidemiological Characteristics of Pandemic Influenza A/(H1N1) in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients at a University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey


Torun S. , Somer A. , Salman N., Ciblak M., Demirkol D., Kanturvardar M., ...More

JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS, vol.57, no.3, pp.213-216, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/tropej/fmq075
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.213-216

Abstract

Methods: A total of 114 patients with suspected H1N1 virus infection were hospitalized, and nasal swabs were sent to National Influenza Reference Laboratory for confirmation of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection by rRT-PCR assay.