Demographic and Clinical Findings in Children with Enteroviral Infection Outbreak

Oncel E. K., Nar I., ÖZSÜREKCİ Y., Korukluoglu G., CENGİZ A. B., CEYHAN M., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.7, no.3, pp.97-101, 2013 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ced.2013.28
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.97-101
  • Keywords: Child, hand-foot-mouth disease, enteroviral infections
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Objective: Enteroviral infections is a group of common childhood infection particularly in children under 5 years. Patients generally present with hand-footmouth disease or herpangina which are benign and self-limiting. Bu rarely enteroviruses cause life-threatening diseases like viral meningitis, encephalitis and myocarditis. This study aimed to review epidemiological and clinical data for cases with enteroviral infections diagnosed in our hospital, in order to help develop and implement precautionary measures applicable for future epidemics.