Assessment of respiratory tract viruses in febrile neutropenic etiology in children and comparison with healthy children with upper / lower respiratory tract infection

Bozkurt Turhan A., Us T., Dinleyici E. Ç., Kılıç Yıldırım G., Kaşifoğlu N., Özdemir Z. C., ...More

Northern Clinics of Istanbul, vol.8, no.3, pp.249-254, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2020.99896
  • Journal Name: Northern Clinics of Istanbul
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS), Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.249-254
  • Keywords: Child, febrile neutropenia, respiratory tract viruses, VIRAL-INFECTIONS, CANCER, MANAGEMENT, FEVER, INFANTS
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVE: This study aims to compare the frequency of respiratory viruses using real-time and multiplex polymerase chain reaction technology and nasopharyngeal swabs taken during exacerbation of patients aged 0-18 years followed for febrile neutropenia (FN) with non-FN children.