Mehmet Doganay

Summary

Affiliation: Erciyes University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Brucella as a potential agent of bioterrorism
    Gizem D Doganay
    Department of Moleculary Biology and Genetics, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 8:27-33. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A review of cutaneous anthrax and its outcome
    Mehmet Doganay
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Infect Public Health 3:98-105. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Listeriosis: clinical presentation
    Mehmet Doganay
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 35:173-5. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Human anthrax in Turkey from 1990 to 2007
    Mehmet Doganay
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:131-40. 2009
  5. pmc Doxycycline plus streptomycin versus ciprofloxacin plus rifampicin in spinal brucellosis [ISRCTN31053647]
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    BMC Infect Dis 6:72. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Neurobrucellosis: an evaluation of a rare presentation of brucellosis from a tertiary care centre in Central Anatolia, Turkey
    Hayati Demiraslan
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Trop Doct 39:233-5. 2009
  7. pmc Sepsis and meningitis due to Listeria monocytogenes
    Orhan Yildiz
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 48:433-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Disseminated nocardiosis due to unusual species: two case reports
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:545-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Genotypic analysis of Acinetobacter bloodstream infection isolates in a Turkish university hospital
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:335-40. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Use of high-dose IV and aerosolized colistin for the treatment of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ventilator-associated pneumonia: do we really need this treatment?
    Gamze Kalin
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    J Infect Chemother 18:872-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Brucella as a potential agent of bioterrorism
    Gizem D Doganay
    Department of Moleculary Biology and Genetics, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 8:27-33. 2013
    ..However, there is still no available vaccine for humans. In this paper, recent developments and recent patents on brucellosis are reviewed and discussed...
  2. doi request reprint A review of cutaneous anthrax and its outcome
    Mehmet Doganay
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Infect Public Health 3:98-105. 2010
    ..Skin lesion left deep tissue scar in 4 cases and were grafted. Physicians working in endemic areas and also in western countries should be aware of all clinical forms of anthrax...
  3. ncbi request reprint Listeriosis: clinical presentation
    Mehmet Doganay
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 35:173-5. 2003
    ..monocytogenes have been described such as sepsis, central nervous system infections, endocarditis, gastroenteritis and localized infections. A review of the clinical presentation of listeriosis is given in this paper...
  4. doi request reprint Human anthrax in Turkey from 1990 to 2007
    Mehmet Doganay
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:131-40. 2009
    ..Penicillin remains the drug of choice in treating the disease. Controlling anthrax in humans depends on controlling the infection in animals...
  5. pmc Doxycycline plus streptomycin versus ciprofloxacin plus rifampicin in spinal brucellosis [ISRCTN31053647]
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    BMC Infect Dis 6:72. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy, adverse drug reactions, complications and cost of ciprofloxacin plus rifampicin versus doxycycline plus streptomycin in the treatment of spinal brucellosis...
  6. doi request reprint Neurobrucellosis: an evaluation of a rare presentation of brucellosis from a tertiary care centre in Central Anatolia, Turkey
    Hayati Demiraslan
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Trop Doct 39:233-5. 2009
    ..Three patients died as a result of problems other than neurobrucellosis and relapse occurred in one patient. Neurobrucellosis presents with hetoregenous clinical signs...
  7. pmc Sepsis and meningitis due to Listeria monocytogenes
    Orhan Yildiz
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 48:433-9. 2007
    ..This study focused on the effect of immuno-compromising conditions on the clinical presentation of severe listerial infection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Disseminated nocardiosis due to unusual species: two case reports
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:545-8. 2006
    ..We report 2 cases of pulmonary nocardiosis admitted with disseminated infection, caused by rare species of Nocardia: Nocardia transvalensis and Nocardia cyriacigeorgica...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genotypic analysis of Acinetobacter bloodstream infection isolates in a Turkish university hospital
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:335-40. 2006
    ..Essential components of an infection control programme to prevent nosocomial transmission of A. baumannii are early detection of colonized patients, followed by strict attention to standard precautions and contact isolation...
  10. doi request reprint Use of high-dose IV and aerosolized colistin for the treatment of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ventilator-associated pneumonia: do we really need this treatment?
    Gamze Kalin
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    J Infect Chemother 18:872-7. 2012
    ..baumannii VAP. Moreover, the higher doses and the aerosolized COL increased the nephrotoxicity risk and seemed not to be safe...
  11. doi request reprint Changing pattern of antibiotic susceptibility in intensive care units: ten years experience of a university hospital
    Emine Alp
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kayseri, Turkey
    Anaerobe 17:422-5. 2011
    ..aureus from 96% to 54%. In conclusion, antibiotic resistance is growing problem in ICUs. Rationale antibiotic policies and infection control measures will prevent the development of resistance...
  12. doi request reprint Risk factors for nosocomial infection and mortality in burn patients: 10 years of experience at a university hospital
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Burn Care Res 33:379-85. 2012
    ..Prevention of NI is an important issue in burn units to reduce mortality rates. Early excision and wound closure are important therapeutic approaches for the prevention of burn wound infection...
  13. pmc Infection control practice in countries with limited resources
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 10:36. 2011
    ..These problems cause high infection rates and spread of multi-drug resistant pathogens. To improve the control and prevention of infections in countries with limited resources, a multi-facet approach is needed...
  14. doi request reprint Current therapeutic strategy in spinal brucellosis
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Int J Infect Dis 12:573-7. 2008
    ..Alternative therapies (rifampin, fluoroquinolones, co-trimoxazole) should be considered when adverse reactions or contraindications to the above drugs (ototoxicity, nephrotoxicity, pregnancy, etc.) are reported...
  15. doi request reprint MRSA genotypes in Turkey: persistence over 10 years of a single clone of ST239
    Emine Alp
    Erciyes University, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kayseri 38039, Turkey
    J Infect 58:433-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this prospective, multi-centre study was to determine the prevalence and genetic relatedness of clinically relevant MRSA isolates, in Turkey...
  16. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibilities of 40 isolates of Bacillus anthracis isolated in Turkey
    Duygu Esel
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 22:70-2. 2003
    ..016, 0.03, 0.06, 0.06 and 0.12 mg/l, respectively. Susceptibilities suggest that the quinolones may also be considered as an alternative therapy for anthrax...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of sulbactam and its combination with imipenem, colistin and tigecycline in an experimental model of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii sepsis
    Gokcen Dinc
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Chemotherapy 59:325-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the additional effect of sulbactam on monotherapy with colistin, tigecycline and imipenem in experimental sepsis with carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii in mice...
  18. doi request reprint Prevaccination screening of health-care workers for immunity to measles, rubella, mumps, and varicella in a developing country: What do we save?
    Emine Alp
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Infect Public Health 5:127-32. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the screening of HCWs before vaccination continues to be advisable...
  19. pmc Effect of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in experimental methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus sepsis
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    BMC Infect Dis 4:43. 2004
    ..Therapeutic failure can be seen with this therapy and the mortality is still high. The aim of this study was to evaluate the additional effect of G-CSF on the traditional antibiotic treatment in an experimental MRSA sepsis...
  20. doi request reprint Importance of structured training programs and good role models in hand hygiene in developing countries
    Emine Alp
    Erciyes University, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Infect Public Health 4:80-90. 2011
    ..In developing countries, more resources have to be allocated for training of HCWs and easy access for hand hygiene products...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous candidiasis caused by Candida glabrata in a HIV/AIDS patient
    Hayati Demiraslan
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int J STD AIDS 24:753-5. 2013
    ..Presentation of cutaneous fungal infections in HIV patients with decreased CD4+ T lymphocyte counts can be atypical and require extensive antifungal treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis and changes in the size of adrenal glands in acute brucellosis
    Orhan Yildiz
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri Turkey
    Endocr J 52:183-8. 2005
    ..We concluded that the HPA axis is activated and the adrenal glands are enlarged in acute brucellosis, which is reduced after appropriate therapy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Actinomycoses and Nocardia pulmonary infections
    Orhan Yildiz
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:228-34. 2006
    ..Immunocompromised hosts, however, may develop fulminant disease resembling acute bacterial pneumonia. The purpose of this review is primarily to review the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of actinomycosis and nocardiosis...
  24. doi request reprint Tularemia outbreaks in Kayseri, Turkey: an evaluation of the effect of climate change and climate variability on tularemia outbreaks
    Elçin Balci
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey Electronic address
    J Infect Public Health 7:125-32. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the epidemiological characteristics of tularemia outbreak and the effect of climate variability on this outbreak in Kayseri...
  25. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of surgical site infection in general surgery in a developing country
    Emine Alp
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Infection Control Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, 38039, Kayseri, Turkey
    Surg Today 44:685-9. 2014
    ..To investigate the incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs) according to risk factors, etiological agents, antimicrobial resistance rates of pathogens, and antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) in a developing country...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of HIV/AIDS patients followed-up in Cappadocia region: 18 years experience]
    Emine Alp
    Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kayseri, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 45:125-36. 2011
    ..In conclusion, increasing awareness of physicians about HIV/AIDS epidemiology in Turkey provides early diagnosis and prevents the dissemination of illness in community...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous lupoid leishmaniasis: a case report
    Ayten Ferahbas
    Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Cutis 77:25-8; quiz 37-8. 2006
    ..We report a case of lupoid leishmaniasis (LL) treated with daily intramuscular injections of meglumine antimoniate for 20 days with marked improvement of clinical features...
  28. doi request reprint A case of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever successfully treated with therapeutic plasma exchange and ribavirin
    Fatih Kurnaz
    Department of Hematology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Trop Doct 41:181-2. 2011
    ..Ribavirin is active against CCHF virus in vitro, however, evidence of clinical efficacy is still conflicting. Here, we describe a patient successfully recovered from CCHF with a combination of plasma exchange and ribavirin therapy...
  29. doi request reprint Acute postinfectious glomerulonephritis with native aorta valve endocarditis and myopericarditis due to brucellosis
    Ismail Kocyigit
    Department of Nephrology, Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Kayseri, Turkey
    Ren Fail 33:367-70. 2011
    ..He was successfully treated with early aortic valve replacement and intensive medical therapy...
  30. pmc Physiological-dose steroid therapy in sepsis [ISRCTN36253388]
    Orhan Yildiz
    Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Crit Care 6:251-9. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the prognostic importance of basal cortisol concentrations and cortisol response to corticotropin, and to determine the effects of physiological dose steroid therapy on mortality in patients with sepsis...