A serological survey of measles vaccine in a rural region of Eskisehir in Turkey

Metintas S., Etiz S., Akgun Y., Kalyoncu C., Sariboyaci M., Isikli B.

PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.111, no.6, pp.373-376, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 111 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0033-3506(97)00085-1
  • Journal Name: PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.373-376
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


We designed this longitudinal study as a response to measles outbreaks which occur occasionally in Eskisehir in Turkey to investigate the incidence of primary and secondary vaccine failure. The investigation was conducted over two periods (December 1993 to October 1994 and April 1995 to October 1995). Two study groups were involved, infants aged 9-11 months and children aged 18 months to 9 y.