Z Ceren Karahan
Affiliation: Ankara University
- Karahan Z, Mumcuoglu I, Guriz H, Tamer D, Balaban N, Aysev D, et al. PCR evaluation of false-positive signals from two automated blood-culture systems. J Med Microbiol. 2006;55:53-7 pubmed..False positives from the BACTEC system may be due to elevated patient leukocyte counts or the high sensitivity of the system to background increases in CO(2) concentration. ..
- Karahan Z, Deda G, Sipahi T, Elhan A, Akar N. TNF-alpha -308G/A and IL-6 -174 G/C polymorphisms in the Turkish pediatric stroke patients. Thromb Res. 2005;115:393-8 pubmed..The two polymorphisms did not associate with the occurrence of stroke in our study group. ..