investigation of west nile virus among healthy blood donors in the western part of turkey.the west nile virus (wnv) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus causing different forms of infection among humans, varying from asymptomatic illness to fetal central nervous system infection. turkeylies within an endemic region for wnv. transfusion of infected blood products is another well-documented major route of transmission. the aim of our study was to investigate the presence of wnv viremia among a healthy donor population from the western part of the country.201525790534
multicentre evaluation of central nervous system infections due to flavi and phleboviruses in turkey.flavi- and phleboviruses associated with central nervous system (cns) infections including west nile virus (wnv), tick-borne encephalitis virus (tbev) and toscana virus (tosv) cause significant morbidity and mortality in humans. in this study, the impact of these agents have been investigated in cns infections at referral hospitals in two provinces in turkey, where circulation of these viruses have previously been recognized.201222705706
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