General Characteristics and Prognostic Factors of Pneumonia Cases Developed During Pandemic (H1N1) Influenza-A Virus Infection in Turkey


ÖZLÜ T. , BÜLBÜL Y. , Tasbakan S., KILIC H., KUYUCU T., Yildiz T., ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.1, pp.68-73, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2012.089
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-73

Abstract

Objective: Unlike seasonal influenza, seen in previous years, the strain identified in the 2009 influenza-A pandemic involved high mortality. In this study, prognostic factors and general characteristics of pneumonia cases developed in Turkey during the H1N1 pandemic between October 2009 and January 2010 were analyzed.