Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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West Nile Encephalitis and Its Characteristics in Childhood

Meltem Karabay 1 , 2 , * , Aziz Ogutlu 2 , Gokcen Ozturk 2 , Ertugrul Guclu 2 and Oguz Karabay 2
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
2 Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: June 28, 2015, 25 (3)
  • Published Online: June 21, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 1, 2014
  • Accepted: November 30, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.246

To Cite: Karabay M, Ogutlu A, Ozturk G, Guclu E, Karabay O. et al. West Nile Encephalitis and Its Characteristics in Childhood, Iran J Pediatr. 2015 ; 25(3):-. doi: 10.5812/ijp.246.

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