The introduction of variolation 'A La Turca' to the West by Lady Mary Montagu and Turkey's contribution to this

Dinc G. , Ulman Y. I.

VACCINE, vol.25, no.21, pp.4261-4265, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 21
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2007.02.076
  • Title of Journal : VACCINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.4261-4265


Aims: This study deals with the history of variolation as the oldest immunization method to be transferred from East to West, with emphasis on Turkey's role in this transmission.