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Abstract - Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever and pregnancy: Two cases
Fazilet Duygu, Aysegül Copur Cicek, Turan Kaya

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever and pregnancy: Two cases

Fazilet Duygu, Ayşegul Çopur Çiçek, Turan Kaya

Abdurrahman Yurtaslan Oncology Teaching Hospital, Dept. of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara, Turkey

ABSTRACT
Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is a viral zoonosis, transmitted to humans by either: the Hyalomma species of ticks; or by direct contact with body fluids or tissues of infected humans or domestic animals. CCHF can result in death through clinical progression of hemorrhagic fever (1). Tokat Province in Turkey is where CCHF cases are seen at the highest rate.
In this article, the cases of two pregnant women are discussed. The women applied in Tokat with a fever and were diagnosed with CCHF. Along with symptomatic treatment, thrombocyte and fresh frozen plasma replacement was performed in one of the patient’s cases. Patients were discharged with recovery. The main purpose of this article is to enlighten the progression of CCHF during pregnancy. J Microbiol Infect Dis 2015;5(1): 29-31
Key words: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, pregnancy, Tokat

Fazilet Duygu, Ayşegul Çopur Çiçek, Turan Kaya

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever and pregnancy: Two cases

J Microbiol Infect Dis 2015; 5(1): 29-31 doi: 10.5799/ahinjs.02.2015.01.0171

Volume 05, Number 01 (2015)

Volume 05, Number 01 (2015)