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VIRAL PATTERN OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES AMONG PILGRIMS OF HAJJ, SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

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(2017) VIRAL PATTERN OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES AMONG PILGRIMS OF HAJJ, SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. pp. 3814-3818. ISSN 2349-7750

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Abstract

The respiratory system infections have been one of the biggest problems for the pilgrims and the medical organizations of hajj in the recent years. Viral agents play an important role in these diseases; more than 200 viral agents can cause infection in the respiratory system. This research aimed to study of viral pattern of respiratory diseases among pilgrims of hajjMecca. A comprehensive review of all studies conducted on respiratory diseases among Hajj pilgrims from 2000 to 2017 was carried out using Pub Med, Science Direct and Google scholar and web of science websites. This study indicated that Influenza and parainfluenza virus, Rhinovirus, Corona viruses and Respiratory Syncytial Virus is most common viruses among pilgrims. Corona viruses were first detected in 2011 on Hajj pilgrims with a prevalence rate of 8.3 percent According to the results and an average of about 30-40 of respiratory diseases among pilgrims, careful planning must be done to prevent this disease. It is suggested pay special attention to vaccination of pilgrims and treatment of patients before departure as well as continuous use of masks during the pilgrimage ceremony

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Panahi, J.UNSPECIFIED
Panahi, S.UNSPECIFIED
Hadi, A. S.UNSPECIFIED
Havasian, M. R.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Viral Respiratory Viral Pattern Pilgrims Hajj rift-valley fever saudi-arabia tract infections influenza-a vaccination viruses immunoassay coronavirus prevention pneumonia Pharmacology & Pharmacy
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Page Range: pp. 3814-3818
Journal or Publication Title: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 4
Number: 11
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1039867
ISSN: 2349-7750
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/202

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