Seroprevalence of varicella-zoster virus in the prevaccine era: A population-based study in Izmir, Turkey


Kose Ş., Mandiracioglu A., Senger S. S., Ulu Y., Cavdar G., Gol B., ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.6, no.2, pp.115-119, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jiph.2012.10.003
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-119
  • Keywords: IgG-specific test, Varicella zoster infection, Prevalence, UNITED-STATES, EPIDEMIOLOGY, ADULTS, HOSPITALIZATIONS, INFECTION, CHILDREN
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Purpose: To determine the population-based seroprevalence of varicella zoster virus (VZV) and related risk factors in Izmir.