Evaluation of Patients with Varicella Infection at a Tertiary Center after Application of Single Dose Varicella Vaccine According to National Immunization Program

Sutcu M., Acar M., Cebeci S. O., Akturk H., Torun S., Uysalol M., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.10, no.4, pp.114-118, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ced.2016.2381
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.114-118
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Varicella zoster is often a self-limiting infectious disease in previously healthy children, though; it rarely can cause serious complications and even mortality. Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) vaccination has been applied at the age of 12 months according to national vaccination schedule since 2013. The aim of this study was to evaluate the complications and hospitalization rates of varicella infection after national vaccination program.