The first Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever case in the winter season from Turkey

Intervirology. 2011;54(3):144-5. doi: 10.1159/000319432. Epub 2010 Oct 19.


Turkey is one of the countries in which Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is frequently seen and most of the cases are reported between April and August. We describe the first case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in the winter season, when Hyalomma tick activity is absent, from Turkey.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Disease Vectors
  • Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Crimean-Congo / isolation & purification*
  • Hemorrhagic Fever, Crimean / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Ixodidae / growth & development
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Seasons
  • Turkey