an outbreak of respiratory infection due to respiratory syncytial virus subgroup b in ankara, turkey.during the outbreak, from 16 january 2002 to 3 march 2002, nasopharyngeal secretions obtained from 35 pediatric patients under 2 years of age and suffering from acute respiratory disease were tested by vidas respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) assay (an automated enzyme-linked fluorescent immunoassay) and reverse transcription- polymerase chain reaction (rt-pcr). rsv antigen was detected in 16 specimens by vidas rsv assay, and 15 of these were confirmed by the rt-pcr. a total of 18 samples were fo ...200415329452
[influenza surveillance results in 2007-2008 winter season in nine provinces of turkey].influenza virus infections constitute a serious public health problem owing to their epidemic and pandemic potential. turkish ministry of health established the national influenza surveillance programme in two institutes to detect the virus types leading to the illness and the efficiency of the seasonal vaccine. influenza surveillance is performed by refik saydam hygiene center, national influenza laboratory in nine provinces (which are located at central, northeast, south and east parts of turk ...200919621608
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