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The evaluation of chickenpox in the post-vaccination period in Turkey

Habip Almis, Ibrahim Hakan Bucak, Fedli Emre Kilic, Davut Kayak, Mehmet Geyik, Mehmet Tekin, Capan Konca, Mehmet Turgut.

Abstract
Aim: Chickenpox is a viral infectious disease capable of causing severe morbidity, and even mortality. The purpose of this study was to determine the current position and demographic characteristics of cases of chickenpox following the addition of chickenpox vaccination to the routine vaccine schedule in Turkey.
Mateial and Methods: Patients aged 0-17 years presented to Adiyaman University Training and Research Hospital Pediatrics clinics and diagnosed with chickenpox between January 2013 and December 2016 were included in the study. Data were analyzed on Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS, version 22.0, Chicago, IL, USA) software. p

Key words: Chickenpox; Child; Varicella; Vaccine.



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