Zorica Šeguljev

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AIM To analyze the epidemiological data for pandemic influenza A(H1N1)v in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Serbia, during the season of 2009/2010 and to assess whether including severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) hospitalization data to the surveillance system gives a more complete picture of the impact of influenza during the pandemic. METHODS(More)
From 27 January to 10 February 2012, a total of 43 cases of Q fever were notified in the village of Noćaj, Srem county, Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Republic of Serbia. Q fever was laboratory confirmed in 37 notified cases. Alhough, the outbreak is considered over, the outbreak investigation is still ongoing in order to identify aetiologic factors(More)
Cold chain for vaccines a is a system for storing and transporting vaccines at very low temperatures to maintain their effectiveness before use. Because vaccines are sensitive biological substances, their exposition to high temperatures directly affects the quality of vaccines and safety of immunization. The goal of this study was to assess the safety of(More)
On the basis of reported cases of sickness--death due to leptospirosis and the epidemiologic investigation of 38 sick individuals, epidemiologic characteristics of anthropozoonosis in Vojvodina were analyzed. It has been established that this disease is registered in the form of individual cases, mostly in persons belonging to the productive population.(More)
2697 persons professionally exposed to leptospira working in contaminated waters and grounds or due to contact with infected animals or their products were seroepidemiologically examined. It was established that the presence of leptospirosis in certain categories of examined persons is three to more than ten times higher in relation with it's presence in(More)
Results The pandemic influenza outbreak in the province started in October 2009 (week 44) in students who had returned from a school-organized trip to Prague, Bratislava, and Vienna. The highest incidence rate was 1090 per 100 000 inhabitants, found in the week 50. The most affected age group were children 5-14 years old. A total of 1591 patients with(More)