Abdullah Kilic


Affiliation: Gulhane Military Medical Academy
Country: Turkey


  1. Kilic A, Mert G, Senses Z, Bedir O, Aydogan H, Basustaoglu A, et al. Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal isolates from Turkey. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2008;94:615-9 pubmed publisher
    ..aureus nasal carriage rate was consistent with previous studies. However, MRSA carriage rate was low. This study also indicated that the ST30-type IV without PVL gene MRSA clone may be expected to spread in Turkish community. ..
  2. Kilic A, Bedir O, Tunc T, Besirbellioglu B, Eyigun C, Başustaoğlu A. [An outbreak of vanA genotype Enterococcus faecium in pediatric clinic of a training hospital]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2009;43:365-72 pubmed
    ..When compared with PFGE, the DiversiLab commercial rep-PCR seems to be a reliable and more rapid method to detect the genetic relationship between strains leading to an outbreak. ..
  3. Kilic A, Baysallar M, Bahar G, Kucukkaraaslan A, Cilli F, Doganci L. Evaluation of the EVIGENE VRE detection kit for detection of vanA and vanB genes in vancomycin-resistant enterococci. J Med Microbiol. 2005;54:347-50 pubmed
  4. Kilic A, Bedir O, Kocak N, Levent B, Eyigun C, Tekbas O, et al. Analysis of an outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis by repetitive-sequence-based PCR and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Intern Med. 2010;49:31-6 pubmed
    ..This data suggest that the DiversiLab system may be a reasonable alternative to PFGE for investigation and control of S. Enteritidis outbreaks, since it is easy to use, rapid and does not require highly skilled operators. ..
  5. Kılıç A, Doğan E, Kaya S, Baysallar M. [Investigation of the presence of mecC and Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes in Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from clinical specimens during seven years period]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2015;49:594-9 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, multicenter studies are needed for the screening of mecC gene including the animal isolates, in Turkey. ..
  6. Kilic A, Onguru O, Tugcu H, Kilic S, Guney C, Bilge Y. Detection of cytomegalovirus and Helicobacter pylori DNA in arterial walls with grade III atherosclerosis by PCR. Pol J Microbiol. 2006;55:333-7 pubmed
    ..00). In conclusion, the correlation between H. pylori and atherosclerosis could be suggested. These finding warrant further investigation regarding the role of H. pylori in atherosclerosis. ..
  7. Kilic A, Guclu A, Senses Z, Bedir O, Aydogan H, Basustaoglu A. Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) characterization and panton-valentine leukocidin gene occurrence for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Turkey, from 2003 to 2006. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2008;94:607-14 pubmed publisher
  8. Kilic A, Dogan E, Kaya S, Oren S, Tok D, Ardic N, et al. Rapid Identification of Klebsiella pneumoniae by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry and Detection of Meropenem Resistance by Flow Cytometric Assay. J Clin Lab Anal. 2016;30:1191-1197 pubmed publisher
    ..4%, 98.9%, and 100%, respectively. We conclude that reliable results on bacterial identification and meropenem susceptibility test can be obtained within 2 hr combined by MALDI-TOF-MS and FCM. ..
  9. Kilic A, Li H, Mellmann A, Basustaoglu A, Kul M, Senses Z, et al. Acinetobacter septicus sp. nov. association with a nosocomial outbreak of bacteremia in a neonatal intensive care unit. J Clin Microbiol. 2008;46:902-8 pubmed
    ..We propose the designation of Acinetobacter septicus sp. nov. for these isolates, with isolate AK001 as the type strain. ..

More Information


  1. Kilic A, Muldrew K, Tang Y, Basustaoglu A. Triplex real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for simultaneous detection of Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci and determination of methicillin resistance directly from positive blood culture bottles. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010;66:349-55 pubmed publisher
    ..7%, respectively, for the tuf, nuc, and mecA gene targets. The triplex real-time PCR assay accurately detects and identifies staphylococci directly from positive blood cultures without nucleic acid extraction prior to amplification. ..
  2. Kilic A, Senses Z, Kurekci A, Aydogan H, Sener K, Kismet E, et al. Nosocomial outbreak of Sphingomonas paucimobilis bacteremia in a hemato/oncology unit. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2007;60:394-6 pubmed
    ..We did not demonstrate genetic relatedness between clinical and environmental isolates by PFGE, but did find PFGE a useful identification technique for epidemiological investigation...
  3. Kilic A, Basustaoglu A. Double triplex real-time PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus hominis, and Staphylococcus haemolyticus and determination of their methicillin resistance directly from positive blood. Res Microbiol. 2011;162:1060-6 pubmed publisher
    ..aureus, S. epidermidis, S. hominis and S. haemolyticus and their methicillin resistance in a single reaction directly from positive blood culture bottles within 83 min...