The Official Journal of the Turkish Society Of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (KLİMİK)

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Original Article / VOLUME 6, ISSUE 1, MARCH 2024

Infection Risk Prediction in Healthcare Settings: Lessons from COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Salih Keskin and others

Contact tracing has been recognized as a critical process in controlling infectious disease epidemics. Its objectives include early identification of potentially infectious cases and prevention of the emergence of new clusters. In the context of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, in-hospital contact-tracing efforts (...) Read More

Commentary / VOLUME 3, ISSUE 1, APRIL 2021

2021: The Year of Health Care Workers

Özlem Kurt Azap

World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that 2021 has been designated as the International Year of Health and Care Workers (HCW) in “appreciation and gratitude for their unwavering dedication in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic”. The theme of this one-year-long campaign is “Protect. Invest. Together.” which highlights the urgent needs such as equity and economic opportunity Read More

Original Article / VOLUME 2, ISSUE 2, AUGUST 2020

The Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Infection among Healthcare Workers

Bahar Madran and others

A new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) appeared at the end of 2019 in China and spread widely throughout the world. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new respiratory disease, and its pandemic has affected more than seven million people all around the world. The first COVID-19 case in Turkey was detected on Read More

Commentary / VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1, APRIL 2020

Being a COVID-19 Patient as an Infectious Diseases Physician

Mahir Kapmaz

This paper is dedicated to the memory of legendary clinician, Professor Cemil Taşçıoğlu who succumbed to COVID-19. I am an Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology physician. We were at the frontline of the battle of COVID-19 soon after the first case in Turkey, that was officially declared on 11 March 2020. Rick Penciner was a […] Read More

Original Article / VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2, AUGUST 2019

The Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs of the Healthcare Workers about Influenza Infection and Vaccination at a Public Hospital in Turkey

Ezgi Gülten and others

Seasonal influenza is an important cause of mortality, particularly in immunocompromised and elderly patients, children, pregnant and postpartum women. Iuliano et al. estimated that each year 291,243 to 645,832 deaths are attributed to seasonal influenza. Turkey is located in the northern hemisphere; therefore, the majority of the influenza cases occur between October and [...] Read More