Tamar Chikviladze

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WNV, 87.9% knew it was transmitted by infected mosquitoes. More than 75% of respondents described their level of concern regarding WNV as " not at all " or " somewhat. " Among the 149 respondents who were aware of WNV, 62 (41.6%) adopted PPBs to protect themselves or their families; more women than men adopted PPBs (Table). The most frequent PPB cited was(More)
Blood serum samples from 1,087 patients with acute viral hepatitis were studied. HBsAg was detected in 36.6% of cases. The study of anti-HBc IgM made it possible to diagnose hepatitis B in 6.6% of cases. The study of blood serum samples from 362 donors, 2,356 pregnant women and 163 medical workers in Rustavi for the presence of the markers of hepatitis B(More)
In 2014 the highest annual case count of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) was detected in Georgia since surveillance began in 2009. CCHF is a high-fatality hemorrhagic syndrome transmitted by infected ticks and animal blood. In response to this immediate public health threat, we assessed CCHF risk factors, seroprevalence, and CCHF-related knowledge,(More)
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