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Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 59–61 | Cite as

A case of pneumonia following human infection with avian influenza a (H5N1)

  • Nurettin Erben
  • Elif Doyuk Kartal
  • Saygin Nayman Alpat
  • Ilhan Ozgunes
  • Gaye Usluer
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Abstract

The H5N1 infection was diagnosed in 12 patients in Turkey and confirmed by the WHO. Of these 12 patients so far, 8 have been published. In this case, we are presenting a case of pneumonia that developed following avian influenza infection in Eskisehir. Our case is one of the 4 patients who were not reported previously.

Keywords

Avian Influenza H5N1 Pneumonia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nurettin Erben
    • 1
  • Elif Doyuk Kartal
    • 1
  • Saygin Nayman Alpat
    • 1
  • Ilhan Ozgunes
    • 1
  • Gaye Usluer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical MicrobiologyEskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of MedicineEskisehirTurkey

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