Rubella seroprevalence in children in Dogankent, a rural area of Adana province in Turkey, January-February 2005.

@article{Ayta2009RubellaSI,
  title={Rubella seroprevalence in children in Dogankent, a rural area of Adana province in Turkey, January-February 2005.},
  author={Necdet Aytaç and Ab Yucel and Hacer Yapicioğlu and Filiz Kibar and O Karaomerlioglu and Muhsin Akbaba},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 50}
}
A cross-sectional study was performed to determine the rubella seroprevalence in 331 children aged between 0 and 59 months in Turkey who were not vaccinated for rubella and lived in the area covered by Dogankent Health Center, a rural area with a large proportion of residents of low socioeconomic status. Rubella seropositivity was found to be low, with 17.5%, increased with age and low socioeconomic level, and was particularly high in children who live in a household with one member going to… CONTINUE READING

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