A Mert

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Publications

  1. pmc Recurrent Staphylococcus warnerii prosthetic valve endocarditis: a case report and review
    Ferhat Arslan
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 10:14. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Erythema nodosum: an evaluation of 100 cases
    A Mert
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:563-70. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity and specificity of Brucella agglutination tests
    Ali Mert
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 46:241-3. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean spotted fever: a review of fifteen cases
    Ali Mert
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Dermatol 33:103-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin: a review of 20 patients with adult-onset Still's disease
    A Mert
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, University of Istanbul 34303, Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 22:89-93. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Erythema nodosum: an experience of 10 years
    Ali Mert
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:424-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Malaria in Turkey: a review of 33 cases
    A Mert
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Istanbul, Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:579-82. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic hepatitis C responds poorly to combination therapy in chronic hepatis B carriers
    H Senturk
    Department Gastroenterology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Neth J Med 66:191-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Is family screening necessary in brucellosis?
    F Tabak
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Dept of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University of Istanbul, 34303, Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Infection 36:575-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Miliary tuberculosis: clinical manifestations, diagnosis and outcome in 38 adults
    A Mert
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Respirology 6:217-24. 2001

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Publications76

  1. pmc Recurrent Staphylococcus warnerii prosthetic valve endocarditis: a case report and review
    Ferhat Arslan
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 10:14. 2011
    ..We report a case of recurrent S. warneri endocarditis in a patient with prosthetic valve and silicon mammoplasty and we also review the relevant literature...
  2. ncbi request reprint Erythema nodosum: an evaluation of 100 cases
    A Mert
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:563-70. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigated the clinical features, etiology, and also predictive factors of secondary erythema nodosum (EN) in patients with EN...
  3. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity and specificity of Brucella agglutination tests
    Ali Mert
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 46:241-3. 2003
    ..Brucellosis can be effectively excluded from the diseases having similar clinical features by the use of agglutination tests...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean spotted fever: a review of fifteen cases
    Ali Mert
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Dermatol 33:103-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, MSF should be considered in the differential diagnosis when a patient is admitted with fever, maculopapular rash, headache, myalgia and/or arthralgia, especially in spring, summer, or autumn...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin: a review of 20 patients with adult-onset Still's disease
    A Mert
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, University of Istanbul 34303, Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 22:89-93. 2003
    ..Because the disease has heterogeneous clinical findings, certain bacterial infections (e.g. streptococcal pharyngitis and sepsis) are generally considered and the prescribing of antibiotics is common...
  6. ncbi request reprint Erythema nodosum: an experience of 10 years
    Ali Mert
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:424-7. 2004
    ..Factors favouring secondary EN should also be determined. Our study revealed primary tuberculosis, streptococcal pharyngitis, sarcoidosis, IBD, and Behçet's syndrome as the main aetiologies of EN...
  7. ncbi request reprint Malaria in Turkey: a review of 33 cases
    A Mert
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Istanbul, Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:579-82. 2003
    ..To evaluate epidemiologic and clinical features of the patients with malaria followed in our clinic, and to review current status of malaria in our country...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic hepatitis C responds poorly to combination therapy in chronic hepatis B carriers
    H Senturk
    Department Gastroenterology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Neth J Med 66:191-5. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate the response rate and side effects of conventional or pegylated interferon combined with ribavirin on chronic HBV/HCV coinfection therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Is family screening necessary in brucellosis?
    F Tabak
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Dept of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University of Istanbul, 34303, Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Infection 36:575-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, it can be considered that family screening may lead to early diagnosis of the disease and to the prevention of the complications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Miliary tuberculosis: clinical manifestations, diagnosis and outcome in 38 adults
    A Mert
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Respirology 6:217-24. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the clinical, radiographic and laboratory characteristics, diagnostic methods, and prognostic variables in patients with miliary tuberculosis (TB)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous pneumothorax: a rare complication of miliary tuberculosis
    A Mert
    Cerrahpasa, Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Istanbul, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 7:45-8. 2001
    ..The treatment should be tailored according to the size of pneumothorax either pleural drainage through chest tube or needle aspiration. Meanwhile, antituberculous treatment should be continued without interruption...
  12. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic vaccination in chronic hepatitis B
    Hakan Senturk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:72-6. 2002
    ..5-fold the upper normal limit and histological evidence of chronic hepatitis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epileptic seizure: an atypical presentation in an adolescent boy with neurobrucellosis
    Mesut Yilmaz
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:623-5. 2002
    ..We conclude that the diagnosis of neurobrucellosis should be considered in patients presenting with recurrent or chronic meningitis syndromes with or without seizure from endemic areas for brucellosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin in uremic patients: a controlled prospective study
    M R Altiparmak
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:851-3. 2001
    ..The spectrum of underlying conditions for FUO in our uremic patients differed from that in the non-uremic patients and the uremic patients had a very high propensity for infectious diseases, especially tuberculosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus risk factors in the Turkish community
    Beytullah Yildirim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 50:2352-5. 2005
    ..2% in their children. Our study showed that surgical operation, frequent dental therapy, dental extraction, multi-partner sex, and blood transmission are the main risk factors for HCV infection in Turkish community...
  16. ncbi request reprint A rare complication of miliary tuberculosis: intestinal perforation
    A Mert
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 101:42-5. 2001
    ..We report the case of a 21-year old patient who developed a small bowel perforation 70 days after the initiation of adequate tuberculosis treatment. We also present a review of the literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint Giant cell arteritis and secondary amyloidosis: the natural history
    M R Altiparmak
    Department of Nephrology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Rheumatol 30:114-6. 2001
    ..He died due to end-stage renal failure. The probable explanation for the development of this rare complication might be the late diagnosis of this chronic inflammatory disease, which was left untreated for a long period of time...
  18. ncbi request reprint Primary tuberculosis cases presenting with erythema nodosum
    Ali Mert
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    J Dermatol 31:66-8. 2004
    ..All 10 patients with primary TB presented with EN. Among 50 patients with EN diagnosed and followed during the last 10 years, the etiology was determined in 56%, and primary TB was the most frequent: 20%...
  19. ncbi request reprint Abdominal actinomycosis: a report of two cases
    A Tamer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Izzet Baysal Faculty of Medicine, Bolu Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 106:351-3. 2006
    ..Actinomycosis must be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients who present with abdominal pain, fever, leucocytosis and intestinal wall thickness and/or abdominal mass...
  20. doi request reprint Correlation of quantitative assay of HBsAg and HBV DNA levels during chronic HBV treatment
    Resat Ozaras
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34098, Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2995-8. 2008
    ..In this study, we aimed to investigate whether quantitative HBsAg correlates hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA levels during CHB treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary, cerebral, and soft tissue nocardiosis
    Resat Ozaras
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:222. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint N-acetyl cysteine therapy in acute viral hepatitis
    Huseyin Gunduz
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cordiology, Izzet Baysal Medical Faculty, Izzet Baysal University Bolu, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 9:2698-700. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) on acute viral hepatitis (AVH)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hepatic granulomas in chronic hepatitis C
    Resat Ozaras
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:449-52. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of occult hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections in Turkish hemodialysis patients
    Fahri Yakaryilmaz
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Ren Fail 28:729-35. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of occult HBV and HCV infections in maintenance hemodialysis patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Melatonin reduces dimethylnitrosamine-induced liver fibrosis in rats
    Veysel Tahan
    Dpeartment of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Pineal Res 37:78-84. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the present study suggests that melatonin functions as a potent fibrosuppressant and antioxidant, and may be a therapeutic choice...
  26. doi request reprint Long-term effect of interferon therapy in patients with HBeAg positive chronic hepatitis B infection
    Hakan Senturk
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Gastroenterology, Istanbul University, and Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Education and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 56:208-12. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate long-term results of interferon-α treatment in HBeAg positive CHB patients in a country with exclusively D genotype...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hydatid cyst of the lesser sac
    Resat Ozaras
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University
    Intern Med 46:331-2. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of adenoid and tonsil core cultures in chronic adenotonsillitis]
    Sinan Kocaturk
    Department of Otolaryngology, SSK Ankara Training Hospital, Turkey
    Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 10:105-9. 2003
    ..Tonsil and adenoid core cultures were compared and beta-lactamase producing bacteria were determined in patients with chronic adenotonsillitis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatic granulomas in chronic hepatitis B
    Veysel Tahan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Marmara University, Medical Faculty
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1575-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that hepatic granuloma is a rare finding in chronic hepatitis B and its presence does not seem to predict the response to interferon therapy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Acute viral cholecystitis due to hepatitis A virus infection
    Resat Ozaras
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 37:79-81. 2003
    ..Both patients were managed conservatively. It was concluded that rare, acute viral cholecystitis can develop during the course of acute HAV infection...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hepatic Echinococcus alveolaris
    Resat Ozaras
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, TR 34303 Istanbul, Turkey
    J Hepatol 42:609. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Abducent nerve palsy during treatment of brucellosis
    Mesut Yilmaz
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34303 Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 105:218-20. 2003
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  33. ncbi request reprint Pelvic and retroperitoneal hydatid cysts superinfected with Brucella sp. and review of infected hydatid cysts
    F Arslan
    Medipol University Hospital, Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Trop Biomed 30:92-6. 2013
    ..We conclude that in regions where brucellosis and hydatid cysts are endemic, cysts may be infected with Brucella sp...
  34. ncbi request reprint Tuberculous lymphadenopathy in adults: a review of 35 cases
    A Mert
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 102:118-21. 2002
    ..For exact diagnosis, excisional biopsy for histologic and microbiologic studies is essential. Use of anti-TB drugs is the main therapeutic option...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sexual transmission of HCV between spouses
    Veysel Tahan
    Marmara University School of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology Altunizade, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:821-4. 2005
    ..We screened HCV prevalence and risk factors in the spouses of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients and followed the seroconversion rate of anti-HCV negative spouses...
  36. ncbi request reprint Interferon-alpha2b induction treatment with or without ribavirin in chronic hepatitis C: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial
    Hakan Senturk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1124-9. 2003
    ..005.) In conclusion, IFN induction treatment in combination with ribavirin is superior to IFN induction treatment alone in genotype 1 patients, and the SVR rate of 39% is encouraging...
  37. ncbi request reprint Typhoid fever as a rare cause of hepatic, splenic, and bone marrow granulomas
    Ali Mert
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University of Istanbul, 34303 Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Intern Med 43:436-9. 2004
    ..Case 2 (a 66-year-old male) developed granulomas in the bone marrow in addition to HG. It should be considered that typhoid fever may lead to granulomas in several organs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis after use of interferon for chronic hepatitis C: report of a case and review of the literature
    V Tahan
    Gastroenterology Institute, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 48:169-73. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of serum antibodies to hepatitis B and C viruses in patients with primary glomerulonephritis
    M R Altiparmak
    Department of Nephrology, , University of Istanbul, Turkey
    J Nephrol 14:388-91. 2001
    ..The frequency of HBsAg and anti-HCV were found to be similar to healthy controls, respectively 6.5% and 1.6% (p>0.05). As is true for low endemic countries, HBV and HCV infections might be rarely associated with GN in Turkey...
  40. ncbi request reprint Is laparotomy necessary in the diagnosis of fever of unknown origin?
    R Ozaras
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 105:89-92. 2005
    ..The selection of the patient and the timing are important for laparotomy...
  41. doi request reprint Efficacy of pre-S-containing HBV vaccine combined with lamivudine in the treatment of chronic HBV infection
    Hakan Senturk
    Department of Gastroenterology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2026-30. 2009
    ..None of HBeAg +ve previous interferon failures responded. Twenty-four weeks of lamivudine and hepatitis B vaccine treatment induces SR in around 1/4 of the patients with CHB. Most of the responders had high ALT and relatively low DNA...
  42. ncbi request reprint The role of antibiotic treatment alone for the management of Brucella endocarditis in adults: a case report and literature review
    Ali Mert
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 8:381-5. 2002
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Cellulitis as a manifestation of miliary tuberculosis in a renal transplant recipient
    N Seyahi
    Department of Nephrology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
    Transpl Infect Dis 7:80-5. 2005
    ..The spectrum of the skin lesions can be quite different and can mimic bacterial infections. Mycobacteriosis should always be included in the differential diagnosis of a skin lesion in renal transplant recipients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Toxic shock syndrome in two CAPD patients with Staphylococcus aureus exit-site infection
    Mehmet R Altiparmak
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Perit Dial Int 23:191-3. 2003
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  45. ncbi request reprint A vertebral hydatid cyst infection mimicking tuberculous spondylodiscitis
    Omur Tabak
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, 34714 Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Infect Chemother 13:180-2. 2007
    ..Spinal hydatid disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis of spondylodiscitis in endemic countries, and tested for with imaging and serology...
  46. ncbi request reprint Rupture of a renal hydatid cyst into the renal pelvis
    Resat Ozaras
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Intern Med 43:270-1. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Losartan-induced hepatic injury
    Fehmi Tabak
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Beylerbeyi 81210 Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 34:585-6. 2002
    ..Drug-induced hepatic injury may be seen during the treatment of hypertension by losartan and the clinician should be aware of this toxicity, especially during the initial phase of treatment...
  48. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of interferon alpha-2b and lamivudine combination treatment in comparison to interferon alpha-2b alone in chronic delta hepatitis: a randomized trial
    Billur Canbakan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:657-63. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to test the efficacy of IFN-alpha 2b and lamivudine combination treatment in comparison to IFN-alpha 2b alone in patients with chronic delta hepatitis...
  49. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of brucellosis by use of BACTEC 9240 blood culture system
    Recep Ozturk
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, University of Istanbul 34303, Aksaray, Istanbul, Turkey
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 44:133-5. 2002
    ..6%) and 13 (81.2%) respectively. All positive blood cultures yielded within 7 days and bone marrow cultures in 4 days. We concluded that automated BACTEC culture systems can isolate Brucella spp. in a fast and efficient way...
  50. ncbi request reprint Mesentery artery embolism and splenic infarction in infective endocarditis
    Sinan Avsar
    Internal Medicine, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, TR 34303 Istsanbul, Turkey
    Intern Med 44:270. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Successfully treated nosocomial Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia following desensitization to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole
    Mesut Yilmaz
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    J Infect Chemother 13:122-3. 2007
    ..Because trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) remains the most effective drug for the treatment of S. maltophilia infections, desensitization should be considered in patients with hypersensitivity to TMP-SMX...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hyperpigmentation due to pyrimethamine use
    Recep Ozturk
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    J Dermatol 29:443-5. 2002
    ..In some patients, associated HIV infection makes it difficult to distinguish the reasons for the etiology. We herein describe an HIV-negative patient who developed hyperpigmentation after pyrimethamine use...
  53. doi request reprint A case of nocardiasis complicated with meningitis in a patient with immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    Bilgul Mete
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:185-7. 2010
    ..Nocardia meningitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of meningitis with the coexisting nodular pulmonary lesions in the immunocompromised patient and medications other than co-trimoxazole may be required...
  54. doi request reprint Ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus encephalitis in a hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient
    Ferhat Arslan
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Neurovirol 16:174-8. 2010
    ..Foscarnet resistance mutations were not found. Although therapy was switched to foscarnet when ganciclovir resistance was suspected, the patient was lost on posttransplant day 200...
  55. ncbi request reprint Liver involvement in catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome
    Resat Ozaras
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
    Intern Med 43:346-7. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spleen
    Resat Ozaras
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Intern Med 42:1054. 2003
  57. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of oral lichen planus in a group of hepatitis C patients
    Burhan Engin
    J Dermatol 29:459-60. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Hepatopulmonary masses after eating Romaine lettuce
    Resat Ozaras
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:914-5. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteraemia in non-HIV tuberculosis reactivation patients
    Ali Mert
    Respirology 12:311. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Anti-HCV seroprevalence in chronic HCV patients' children in Turkey
    Veysel Tahan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:90-1. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Ciprofloxacin and Achilles' tendon rupture: a causal relationship
    Resat Ozaras
    Clin Rheumatol 22:500-1. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint A terminological controversy: do disseminated and miliary tuberculosis mean the same?
    Ali Mert
    Respiration 72:113. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Detection of VIM-5 metallo-beta-lactamase in a Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolate from Turkey
    Gul Bahar
    J Antimicrob Chemother 54:282-3. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of miliary pattern in the chest X-ray of a patient with fever of unknown origin
    Ali Mert
    Intern Med 44:161. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Gall bladder involvement in sarcoidosis
    Ali Mert
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:612-3. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical reaction: can it be seen after completion of the anti-tuberculous therapy?
    Ali Mert
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:78-9. 2004
  67. ncbi request reprint Changes in antibody titers against Chlamydia pneumoniae after coronary angioplasty
    Gulay Yetkin
    Department of Microbiology, Inonu University Faculty of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
    Int J Cardiol 95:293-7. 2004
    ..We performed a prospective study in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) patients to investigate whether the angioplasty procedure influenced the specific humoral immune response reaction against C. pneumoniae antigens...
  68. ncbi request reprint Severe eosinophilia during the course of toxic shock syndrome
    Resat Ozaras
    South Med J 96:727-8. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Acute hepatitis B and isolated thrombocytopenia
    Resat Ozaras
    J Clin Gastroenterol 37:87-8. 2003
  70. ncbi request reprint Levofloxacin-induced delirium
    Elif Hakko
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 107:158-9. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Ziehl-Neelsen staining and polymerase chain reaction study of tissue from tuberculous granulomas
    Ali Mert
    Respirology 8:548. 2003
  72. ncbi request reprint Tuberculous, brucellar and pyogenic spondylitis: comparison of magnetic resonance imaging findings and assessment of its value
    Mehmet Halit Yilmaz
    South Med J 100:613-4. 2007
  73. ncbi request reprint Acute exacerbation during interferon alfa treatment of chronic hepatitis B: frequency and relation to serum beta-2 microglobulin levels
    Meral Akdogan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol 38:465-70. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint What is the clinical importance of an evanescent rash in a patient with fever of unknown origin?
    Ali Mert
    Intern Med 41:597. 2002
  75. ncbi request reprint Primary antiphospholipid syndrome: a cause of fever of unknown origin
    Resat Ozaras
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
    Intern Med 42:358-61. 2003
    ..We conclude that although very rare, primary APS and thrombosis may present with FUO. APS should be considered in the differential diagnosis of prolonged fever associated with thrombosis...
  76. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of olanzapine in neurosyphilis related organic psychosis: a case report
    Senol Turan
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical Faculty of Istanbul University, Turkey
    J Psychopharmacol 21:556-8. 2007
    ..Olanzapine velotab may be a good alternative antipsychotic and should be considered in reducing agitation and psychotic symptoms in NS...