Seroprevalence of hantavirus and Borrelia burgdorferi in Duzce (Turkey) forest villages and the relationship with sociodemographic features


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AKAR N., ÇALIŞKAN E., ÖZTÜRK C. E. , Ankarali H., Kilincel O., ÖKSÜZ Ş., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.49, no.2, pp.483-489, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1807-160
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.483-489
  • Keywords: Borrelia burgdorferi, Duzce, forest villages, hantavirus, seroprevalence, LYME-DISEASE, SENSU-LATO, INFECTION, REGION, POPULATION, ANTIBODIES, DIAGNOSIS, WORKERS, VIRUS

Abstract

Background/aim: Hantavirus and Borrelia burgdorferi are two zoonotic agents that pose a great risk especially for people living in forest areas. This study aimed to investigate the seroprevalence of hantavirus and B. burgdorferi in forest villages of Duzce and its relationship with sociodemographic features.