Seroepidemiological survey of tularemia among different groups in western Iran.

@article{Esmaeili2014SeroepidemiologicalSO,
  title={Seroepidemiological survey of tularemia among different groups in western Iran.},
  author={Saber Esmaeili and Mohammad Mehdi Gooya and Mohammad Reza Shirzadi and Behzad Esfandiari and Fahimeh Bagheri Amiri and Manijeh Yousefi Behzadi and Omid Banafshi and Ehsan Mostafavi},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={27-31}
}
BACKGROUND The first human case of tularemia in Iran was reported in 1980 and there have been no subsequent reports of tularemia in the country. The aim of this study was to carry out a survey of tularemia among different groups in the province of Kurdistan in western Iran. METHODS The following information was collected by means of an in-house questionnaire: participant demographic characteristics, exposure to risks, and use of appropriate personal protective equipment and disinfectant in… CONTINUE READING

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