CASES OF INFLUENZA A(H1N1)V REPORTED IN TURKEY, MAY-JULY 2009


Ciblak M. A., Albayrak N., Odabas Y., Altas A. B., Kanturvardar M., Hasoksuz M., ...More

EUROSURVEILLANCE, vol.14, no.32, pp.2-5, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 32
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: EUROSURVEILLANCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2-5
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Following the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) of human cases of infection with a new influenza A(H1N1)v virus of swine origin, the Turkish Ministry of Health launched a case-based reporting of influenza A(H1N1)v throughout the country on 27 April 2009. The index case was detected on 15 May 2009. As of 17 July 2009 the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza A(H1N1)v totalled 128 of whom 38 were indigenous cases.