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A case of pneumonia following human infection with avian influenza a (H5N1)

1Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, 26040, Eskisehir, Turkey

© 2009 Versita Warsaw. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Citation Information: Open Medicine. Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 59–61, ISSN (Online) 2391-5463, DOI: 10.2478/s11536-009-0110-x, January 2010

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The H5N1 infection was diagnosed in 12 patients in Turkey and confirmed by the WHO. Of these 12 patients so far, 8 have been published. In this case, we are presenting a case of pneumonia that developed following avian influenza infection in Eskisehir. Our case is one of the 4 patients who were not reported previously.

Keywords: Avian Influenza; H5N1; Pneumonia

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