Changing epidemiological features of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

Anlar B., Kose G., Gurer Y., Altunbasak S., Haspolat S., Okan M.

INFECTION, vol.29, no.4, pp.192-195, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s15010-001-1115-9
  • Title of Journal : INFECTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.192-195


Background: Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a chronic central nervous (CNS) system infection caused by measles virus. Because changing immunization practices affect the epidemiology of measles and consequently SSPE, we examined the epidemiological data of our SSPE registry.