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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2012.089
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-73
  • Keywords: Influenza, Pandemic influenza A, H1N1 pandemic, mortality, pneumonia, intensive care unit, COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA, HOSPITALIZED ADULTS, RESPIRATORY-FAILURE, RISK-FACTORS, A/H1N1
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


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.