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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s15010-001-1115-9
  • Journal Name: INFECTION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.192-195
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No

Abstract

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.