Mustafa Bakir

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Affiliation: Marmara University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness of new pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Turkey: a decision analytical model
    Mustafa Bakir
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine Hospital, Altunizade, Pendik, Istanbul, 34662, Turkey
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:386. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Hickman Catheter-Related Bacteremia with Kluyvera cryocrescens: a Case Report
    Demet Toprak
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara Univesity School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:229-30. 2008
  3. pmc Use of T cell-based diagnosis of tuberculosis infection to optimize interpretation of tuberculin skin testing for child tuberculosis contacts
    Mustafa Bakir
    Department of Paediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Infect Dis 48:302-12. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Lack of an inverse association between tuberculosis infection and atopy: by T-cell-based immune assay (RD1-ELISpot)
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:709-15. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Diagnosing latent tuberculosis infection in haemodialysis patients: T-cell based assay (T-SPOT.TB) or tuberculin skin test?
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1645-50. 2012
  6. pmc Prognostic value of a T-cell-based, interferon-gamma biomarker in children with tuberculosis contact
    Mustafa Bakir
    Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Intern Med 149:777-87. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in paediatric wards: a nested case-control study
    Serap Demir
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:548-53. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Recurrent fatal necrotizing fasciitis due to Streptococcus pyogenes in a child with hereditary sensory and automic neuropathy type IV
    Canan Kuzdan
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:147-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of positive tuberculin skin test with an interferon-gamma-based assay in unexposed children
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:192-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Potential Cost-Effectiveness of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) in Turkey
    Ozden Turel
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Bezmialem Vakif University, Adnan Menderes Bulvan Vatan Caddessi, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
    Value Health 16:755-9. 2013

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Publications13

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness of new pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Turkey: a decision analytical model
    Mustafa Bakir
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine Hospital, Altunizade, Pendik, Istanbul, 34662, Turkey
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:386. 2012
    ..We compare the cost effectiveness of a 13-valent PCV (PCV-13) and a 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) with that of PCV-7 in Turkey...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hickman Catheter-Related Bacteremia with Kluyvera cryocrescens: a Case Report
    Demet Toprak
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara Univesity School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:229-30. 2008
    ..from clinical specimens is rare. This saprophyte microorganism may cause serious central venous catheter infections, especially in immunosuppressed patients. Clinicians should be aware of its virulence and resistance to many antibiotics...
  3. pmc Use of T cell-based diagnosis of tuberculosis infection to optimize interpretation of tuberculin skin testing for child tuberculosis contacts
    Mustafa Bakir
    Department of Paediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Infect Dis 48:302-12. 2009
    ..More-accurate T cell-based tests of infection could enhance diagnosis by optimizing interpretation of the TST results...
  4. doi request reprint Lack of an inverse association between tuberculosis infection and atopy: by T-cell-based immune assay (RD1-ELISpot)
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:709-15. 2008
    ..003). M. tuberculosis infection whether measured by TST or RD1-ELISpot, was not associated with atopy in children with household TB contact. Presence of a BCG vaccination scar was inversely associated with atopy, as measured by serum IgE...
  5. doi request reprint Diagnosing latent tuberculosis infection in haemodialysis patients: T-cell based assay (T-SPOT.TB) or tuberculin skin test?
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1645-50. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the diagnostic utility of tuberculin skin test (TST) with an interferon-γ-based assay (T-SPOT.TB) for the diagnosis of LTBI in HD patients...
  6. pmc Prognostic value of a T-cell-based, interferon-gamma biomarker in children with tuberculosis contact
    Mustafa Bakir
    Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Intern Med 149:777-87. 2008
    ..Enzyme-linked immunospot (ELISpot) assay is an increasingly widely used, T-cell-based, interferon-gamma-release assay for diagnosing tuberculosis infection, but whether positive results are prognostic of active tuberculosis is not known...
  7. doi request reprint Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in paediatric wards: a nested case-control study
    Serap Demir
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:548-53. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Recurrent fatal necrotizing fasciitis due to Streptococcus pyogenes in a child with hereditary sensory and automic neuropathy type IV
    Canan Kuzdan
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:147-9. 2011
    ..pyogenes. We recommend antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with NF due to S. pyogenes, especially for those with predisposing factors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of positive tuberculin skin test with an interferon-gamma-based assay in unexposed children
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:192-5. 2008
    ..We suggest that confirmation of a positive TST by the interferon-gamma-based test would reduce unnecessary preventive therapy significantly in healthy unexposed BCG-vaccinated children...
  10. doi request reprint Potential Cost-Effectiveness of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) in Turkey
    Ozden Turel
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Bezmialem Vakif University, Adnan Menderes Bulvan Vatan Caddessi, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
    Value Health 16:755-9. 2013
    ..This suggests that replacing 7-valent PCV with a higher-valent version could at least maintain "standard of care" if not improve it, and that it could be affordable...
  11. doi request reprint Estimating and comparing the clinical and economic impact of paediatric rotavirus vaccination in Turkey using a simple versus an advanced model
    Mustafa Bakir
    Division of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey
    Vaccine 31:979-86. 2013
    ..We compared the output of an advanced model with a simple model requiring fewer data inputs. If the results are similar, this could be helpful for countries that have few data available...
  12. doi request reprint T-SPOT.TB assay usage in adults and children
    Ahmet Soysal
    Marmara University Medical Faculty, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, T C Sağlik Bakanlığı Marmara Üniversitesi Hastanesi, Fevzi Çakmak Mahallesi, Mimar Sinan Caddesi, Üst Kaynarca, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 11:643-60. 2011
    ..Although IGRAs cannot distinguish active TB disease from latent TB infection, these assays perform better than the TST for the detection of TB infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical knowledge and attitudes of Turkish physicians toward rabies caused by animal bites
    Ismail Gonen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:382-90. 2011
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