Tetanus immunity in nursing home residents of Bolu, Turkey


KARABAY O., OZKARDES F., TAMER A., Karaarslan K.

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, cilt.5, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/1471-2458-5-5
  • Dergi Adı: BMC PUBLIC HEALTH

Özet

Background: Tetanus is a serious but vaccine-preventable disease and fatality rate of the disease is high in the neonates and the elderly. The aim of this study was to detect the tetanus antibody prevalence in the over sixty-year age residents of the nursing homes in Bolu.