The epidemiology and economic impact of varicella-related hospitalizations in Turkey from 2008 to 2010: a nationwide survey during the pre-vaccine era (VARICOMP study)

@article{Dinleyici2011TheEA,
  title={The epidemiology and economic impact of varicella-related hospitalizations in Turkey from 2008 to 2010: a nationwide survey during the pre-vaccine era (VARICOMP study)},
  author={Ener Cagri Dinleyici and Zafer Kurugol and Ozden Turel and Nevin Hatipoğlu and Ilker Devrim and Hasan Ağin and Ilker Gunay and Olcay Yasa and Muferet Erguven and Nuri Bayram and Ali Kizildemir and Emre Alhan and Emine Kocabaş and Hasan Tezer and Hayrettın Hakan Aykan and Nazan Dalgiç and Betul Aydin Kilic and Gulnar Sensoy and Nurşen Belet and Nihan Uygur Kulcu and Aysu Say and Mehmet Ali Taş and Ergin Çiftçi and Erdal Ince and Halil Ozdemir and Melike Ulubil Emiroğlu and Dursun Odabaş and Zeynel Abidin Yargic and Çağatay Nuhoğlu and Kursat Bora Carman and Solmaz Çelebi and Mustafa Hacimustafaoğlu and Murat Elevli and Zahide Ekici and Umit Sızmaz Celik and Meda Kondolot and Mustafa Ozturk and Anil Tapisiz and Metehan Ozen and Harun Tepeli and Aslinur Ozkaya Parlakay and Ateş Kara and Ayper Somer and Bahar Caliskan and Sevtap Velipasalioglu and Selim Oncel and Emin Sami Arisoy and Ekrem Guler and Tahir Dalkiran and Denizmen A Aygun and Saadet Akarsu},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={171},
  pages={817-825}
}
Varicella can cause complications that are potentially serious and require hospitalization. Our current understanding of the causes and incidence of varicella-related hospitalization in Turkey is limited and sufficiently accurate epidemiological and economical information is lacking. The aim of this study was to estimate the annual incidence of varicella… CONTINUE READING