Evaluation of cutaneous anthrax cases during an outbreak in the east region of Turkey


Kural Unuvar E., Akgun Karapinar D. B. , Dizen Namdar N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.46, ss.1475-1480, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1504-41
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1475-1480

Özet

Background/aim: Anthrax is a zoonotic infection caused by Bacillus anthracis. We aimed to retrospectively evaluate cutaneous anthrax cases that occurred during an outbreak in eastern Turkey (Hakkari-Yuksekova), where people mostly earn their living from animal husbandry.