Tularaemia outbreaks in Sakarya, Turkey: case-control and environmental studies


Meric M. , SAYAN M., DÜNDAR D., Willke A.

SINGAPORE MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.51, no.8, pp.655-659, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : SINGAPORE MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.655-659

Abstract

Introduction: Tularaemia is an important zoonotic disease that leads to outbreaks. This study aimed to compare the epidemiological characteristics of two tularaemia outbreaks that occurred in the Sakarya region of Turkey, analyse the risk factors for the development of outbreaks and identify Francisella (F.) tularensis in the water samples.