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Asymmetrical Dimethylarginine Levels in Hepatitis B Virus-Positive Patients
(Annals of Laboratory Medicine, 2018-09)
BACKGROUND: High asymmetrical dimethylarginine (ADMA) levels have been associated with endothelial dysfunction and contribute to the development of several diseases. However, data on the relationship between hepatitis B ...
Geographical Features and Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Erzincan, Turkey
(Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases, 2018-12-25)
Background: We aimed to determine the geographical features and seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Erzincan, Turkey, which has a high tick population due to its geographical position and climatic conditions. Methods: ...
Could interleukin-33 and its suppressor of tumorigenicity 2 (ST2) receptor have a role in cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) infections?
Why most women can clear human papillomavirus (HPV) infections while others can develop permanent infections. The stimulation of immunotolerance of the immune system of the host by the persistent HPV infection may be the ...
Evaluation of epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics and mortality rate of patients with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in the northeast region of Turkey
(Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 2019-01-04)
ackground & objectives : Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), an illness characterized by fever and hemorrhage, is caused by a CCHF virus (CCHFV). It is an important public health problem in Turkey. The objective of ...
Molecular characterization and subtyping of Blastocystis in urticarial patients in Turkey
(Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 2019-10-30)
Objective: To investigate Blastocystis’ etiologic role and association with gastrointestinal symptomatology in acute and chronic urticaria patients and to identify Blastocystis subtypes responsible for urticaria. Methods: ...
Absence of the mecC gene in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcusaureus isolated from various clinical samples: The first multi-centeredstudy in Turkey
(Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2019-07)
tBackground: mecA is a predefined gene causing methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus)isolates; however, it has been shown that some methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strains do notcarry this gene. ...