The seroprevalence of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever among inhabitants living in the endemic regions of Western Anatolia.

BACKGROUND In Turkey, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is seen particularly in the north-eastern part of Anatolia. Aydin was thought to be a non-endemic area, however the first case was reported from Aydin in 2006 and a total of 39 cases were reported between 2006 and 2010. METHODS Four hundred and twenty-nine volunteers from 3 endemic regions of… CONTINUE READING