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2010 | 5 | 1 | 59-61
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A case of pneumonia following human infection with avian influenza a (H5N1)

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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.
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5
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59-61
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1 - 2 - 2010
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29 - 1 - 2010
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  • Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, 26040, Eskisehir, Turkey, nerben@ogu.edu.tr
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  • Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, 26040, Eskisehir, Turkey
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  • Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, 26040, Eskisehir, Turkey
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  • Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, 26040, Eskisehir, Turkey
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  • Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, 26040, Eskisehir, Turkey
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