A case of pneumonia following human infection with avian influenza a (H5N1)
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.
KeywordsAvian Influenza H5N1 Pneumonia
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- Cumulative number of confirmed human cases of avian influenza A (H5N1) reported to WHO, 10 September 2008 (http//www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/country/cases_table_2008_09_10/en/index.html)