A U.S. traveller, flying from the United States via Amsterdam, was found to be suffering from the virus after arriving at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport en route to Iraq according to the Health Ministry.
Thermal cameras set up at the Turkish airport detected the person had a high fever.
Tests at the national laboratory revealed the traveller was carrying the H1N1 virus, the ministry said.
(SOUNDBITE) (Turkish) TURKISH HEALTH MINISTER RECEP AKDAG SAYING:
"One person with a high fever was detected at the airport and tests came out positive for H1N1."
The traveller was now under observation at an Istanbul research hospital, CNN Turk television reported.
Turkey, a major tourist destination, is the 36th country in the world to report an incident of swine flu.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that some 7,500 people have been infected with the influenza strain that is a mixture of swine, bird and human viruses.
H1N1 flu has now killed 65 people in 34 countries, the WHO has said.
Penny Tweedie, Reuters
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