EPIDEMIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF MALARIA IN THE PERI-MILLENNIAL DECADE (1995-2004) IN ADANA, CUKUROVA REGION, TURKEY


DEMİRHİNDİ H. , AKBABA M. , SUTOLUK Z., OZDENER N.

NOBEL MEDICUS, cilt.5, ss.56-62, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: NOBEL MEDICUS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.56-62

Özet

Objective: Malaria is still an important public health problem with more than 300 millions of cases and almost two millions of deaths annually. Despite a sustain ed decrease, malaria is still prominent in Stratum-I and Adana, Turkey, due to the population density, the high rate of immigration/emigration. This study aimed to determine the status and changes of malaria characteristics in Adana province in terms of inter- and intra-annual frequencies, properties of the infected cases in the peri-millennium (1995 to 2004), and the affecting factors