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  1. ncbi Risk factors for coronary heart disease among immigrant women from Iran and Turkey, compared to women of Swedish ethnicity
    Achraf Daryani
    Unit for Clinical Nutrition Research, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Ethn Dis 15:213-20. 2005
  2. ncbi The socio-economic determinants of maternal health care utilization in Turkey
    Y Celik
    School of Health Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Soc Sci Med 50:1797-806. 2000
  3. ncbi Low eradication rate of Helicobacter pylori with triple 7-14 days and quadriple therapy in Turkey
    Yuksel Gumurdulu
    Baskent Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Adana Uygulama ve Arastirma Merkezi, Dadaloglu Mahallesi, 39 Sokak, No 6, 01250 Adana, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 10:668-71. 2004
  4. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of Blastocystis infections in Turkey
    Mustafa Ozyurt
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
    Parasitol Int 57:300-6. 2008
  5. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Turkey: occurrence of local topotype
    Etem Ozkaya
    Ministry of Health, Refik Saydam National Public Health Agency RSNPHA, Virology Reference and Research Laboratory, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Virus Res 149:64-70. 2010
  6. ncbi Population-based study of diabetes and risk characteristics in Turkey: results of the turkish diabetes epidemiology study (TURDEP)
    Ilhan Satman
    Division of Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Diabetes Care 25:1551-6. 2002
  7. ncbi Complementary-alternative medicine among cancer patients in the western region of Turkey
    O Tarhan
    Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Medical Oncology, and Dokuz Eylul University, Institute of Oncology, Izmir, Turkey
    J BUON 14:265-9. 2009
  8. pmc Epizootic hemorrhagic disease in cattle, Western Turkey
    Ethem Mutlu Temizel
    Uludag University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Gorukle, Turkey
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:317-9. 2009
  9. ncbi Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus, other cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular disease in Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in North West Europe: a systematic review
    P J M Uitewaal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 39:1068-76. 2004
  10. ncbi Prevalence of Behçet's disease in Istanbul, Turkey
    Gulsevim Azizlerli
    Department of Dermatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:803-6. 2003

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  1. ncbi Risk factors for coronary heart disease among immigrant women from Iran and Turkey, compared to women of Swedish ethnicity
    Achraf Daryani
    Unit for Clinical Nutrition Research, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Ethn Dis 15:213-20. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to compare a group of immigrant women from the Middle East living in Sweden to Swedish-born controls regarding the prevalence of certain cardiovascular risk factors...
  2. ncbi The socio-economic determinants of maternal health care utilization in Turkey
    Y Celik
    School of Health Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Soc Sci Med 50:1797-806. 2000
    ..individual-, household- and community-level factors that affect women's use of maternal health care services in Turkey. The data used for the study come from the 1993 Turkey Demographic and Health Survey (TDHS), a nationally ..
  3. ncbi Low eradication rate of Helicobacter pylori with triple 7-14 days and quadriple therapy in Turkey
    Yuksel Gumurdulu
    Baskent Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Adana Uygulama ve Arastirma Merkezi, Dadaloglu Mahallesi, 39 Sokak, No 6, 01250 Adana, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 10:668-71. 2004
    ..We aimed to study the eradication rates of different regimens in our region and some factors affecting the rate of eradication...
  4. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of Blastocystis infections in Turkey
    Mustafa Ozyurt
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
    Parasitol Int 57:300-6. 2008
    ..In order to describe the molecular epidemiology of Blastocystis infections in Turkey, 87 isolates from 69 symptomatic and 18 asymptomatic individuals were sequenced...
  5. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Turkey: occurrence of local topotype
    Etem Ozkaya
    Ministry of Health, Refik Saydam National Public Health Agency RSNPHA, Virology Reference and Research Laboratory, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Virus Res 149:64-70. 2010
    ..of this study was to investigate the molecular epidemiology of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) in Turkey. The study was performed on a total of 48 confirmed human CCHF cases from 2006 to 2008...
  6. ncbi Population-based study of diabetes and risk characteristics in Turkey: results of the turkish diabetes epidemiology study (TURDEP)
    Ilhan Satman
    Division of Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Diabetes Care 25:1551-6. 2002
    To investigate for the first time the prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) nationwide in Turkey; to assess regional variations and relationships between glucose intolerance and lifestyle and physical risk factors.
  7. ncbi Complementary-alternative medicine among cancer patients in the western region of Turkey
    O Tarhan
    Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Medical Oncology, and Dokuz Eylul University, Institute of Oncology, Izmir, Turkey
    J BUON 14:265-9. 2009
    To investigate the complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) applications and factors affecting its use among cancer patients in the western region of Turkey.
  8. pmc Epizootic hemorrhagic disease in cattle, Western Turkey
    Ethem Mutlu Temizel
    Uludag University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Gorukle, Turkey
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:317-9. 2009
    In 2007, an outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) occurred in Turkey. On the basis of clinical investigation, 41 cattle were suspected to have EHD...
  9. ncbi Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus, other cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular disease in Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in North West Europe: a systematic review
    P J M Uitewaal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 39:1068-76. 2004
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  10. ncbi Prevalence of Behçet's disease in Istanbul, Turkey
    Gulsevim Azizlerli
    Department of Dermatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:803-6. 2003
    ..much higher in countries along the ancient Silk Route, extending from Japan to Mediterranean countries including Turkey, than in northern Europe and the USA...
  11. pmc Familial aggregation of Behçet's disease in Turkey
    A Gul
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul School of Medicine, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Rheum Dis 59:622-5. 2000
    ..The current study aimed at investigating the sibling recurrence risk ratio (lambda s) for Behçet's disease, which is of value in the estimation of the magnitude of genetic factors in the pathogenesis of Behçet's disease...
  12. ncbi Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in schoolchildren and adolescents in Turkey: a population-based study
    Filiz Mine Cizmecioglu
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Pediatrics, Kocaeli University, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:703-14. 2009
    ..To determine prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MS) in the pediatric population...
  13. ncbi The age at menopause and associated factors at the health center area in Ankara, Turkey
    Oya Ozdemir
    Department of Public Health, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ali Dede Sokak No 6 28, 06540 Aş aği Ayranci, Ankara, Turkey
    Maturitas 49:211-9. 2004
    This study is performed in one health center area in Ankara, Turkey on a women population of 50-65 years in order to demonstrate menopausal status of women, age at menopause and factors related with the age at menopause.
  14. ncbi Tuberculosis in Turkey: high altitude and other socio-economic risk factors
    A C Tanrikulu
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Kafkas University, Turkey
    Public Health 122:613-9. 2008
    In Turkey, there are insufficient data regarding the relation between altitude and the incidence of tuberculosis (TB).
  15. ncbi Drug utilization and potentially inappropriate drug use in elderly residents of a community in Istanbul, Turkey
    P Ay
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 43:195-202. 2005
    ..This study investigates drug utilization and estimates the prevalence of potentially inappropriate drug use in a Turkish population aged 70 years or older...
  16. pmc Toxocara seroprevalence in schizophrenic patients in Turkey
    Mustafa Kaplan
    Department of Medical Parasitology, Firat University, Faculty of Medicine, TR 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 49:224-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the seroprevalence of toxocariasis in patients diagnosed as schizophrenia...
  17. ncbi The early Upper Paleolithic occupations at Uçağizli Cave (Hatay, Turkey)
    Steven L Kuhn
    Department of Anthropology, P O Box 210030, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Hum Evol 56:87-113. 2009
    This paper summarizes results from excavations at Uçağizli Cave (Hatay, Turkey) between 1999 and 2002 and 2005...
  18. ncbi Analysis of dissolved microcystins in surface water samples from Kovada Lake, Turkey
    Fatma Gurbuz
    Department of Biological Sciences, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Sci Total Environ 407:4038-46. 2009
    Dissolved (extracellular) microcystin (MC) concentrations were determined at 3 sampling stations on Lake Kovada, Turkey. The dominant species of cyanobacteria found in August and September of 2006 were Microcystis aeruginosa, ..
  19. pmc Serological evidence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in mammalian species in Turkey
    A Ozkul
    Ankara University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Virology, Diskapi, Ankara, Turkey
    Epidemiol Infect 134:826-9. 2006
    ..of mammalian species (ass-mules, cat, cattle, dog, horse, human and sheep) in 10 representative provinces of Turkey, were surveyed for the presence of neutralizing antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV). Overall, 1 of 40 (2...
  20. ncbi Neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism in West Black Sea area, Turkey
    E Simsek
    Abant Izzet Baysal University, Duzce School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Duzce, Turkey
    Int J Clin Pract 59:336-41. 2005
    ..of congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in the West Black Sea Area, a mild-to-moderate iodine deficient area in Turkey. Neonatal screening for CH was performed using blood specimens collected onto filter paper...
  21. ncbi A survey on patient safety culture in primary healthcare services in Turkey
    Said Bodur
    Department of Public Health, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:348-55. 2009
    ..To evaluate the patient safety culture in primary healthcare units...
  22. ncbi Predictors of psychological distress in survivors of the 1999 earthquakes in Turkey: effects of relocation after the disaster
    C Kilic
    Department of Psychiatry, Izzet Baysal Medical School, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:194-202. 2006
    Relocations after disasters are known to cause added distress in survivors. This study examined the effects of migration and other factors on psychological status of survivors 4 years after the two severe earthquakes in Turkey.
  23. ncbi Estimating mortality and causes of death in Turkey: methods, results and policy implications
    Seval Akgun
    Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Public Health 17:593-9. 2007
    ..In Turkey, a partially functioning vital registration system in urban areas yields fragmentary evidence on levels and causes ..
  24. ncbi Measles, rubella, mumps, and varicella seroprevalence among health care workers in Turkey: is prevaccination screening cost-effective?
    Aysel Celikbas
    Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, The First Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Clinic, Turkey
    Am J Infect Control 34:583-7. 2006
    To investigate the immune status of health care workers (HCWs) against measles, rubella, mumps, and varicella zoster (MMRV) in Turkey and to define an appropriate vaccination program among HCWs.
  25. ncbi Physical fitness in rural children compared with urban children in Turkey
    Mehtap Ozdirenc
    School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Dokuz Eylul University, 35340 Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 47:26-31. 2005
    ..This study aims to investigate the effects of environmental factors, lifestyle and leisure time activities on physical fitness in rural and urban children...
  26. ncbi Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus seroprevalence in rural areas of the southwestern region of Turkey
    Fusun Zeynep Akcam
    Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Int J Infect Dis 13:274-84. 2009
    ..Few studies have been conducted in the field in rural and urban areas of Turkey. The aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of HBV and HCV and to investigate the association with ..
  27. pmc Awareness of breast cancer risk factors and practice of breast self examination among high school students in Turkey
    Ozgul Karayurt
    Department of Surgical Diseases Nursing, Dokuz Eylul University School of Nursing, Izmir, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 8:359. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate knowledge and practice of breast self-examination and to determine knowledge of risk factors for breast cancer among high school students...
  28. ncbi A field-trial of two restorative materials used with atraumatic restorative treatment in rural Turkey: 24-month results
    Ertugrul Ercan
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Kýrýkkale University Dental School, Kýrýkkale, Turkey
    J Appl Oral Sci 17:307-14. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical performance of high-strength glass ionomer cement (HSGIC) and resin-modified glass ionomer (RMGIC) in single and multiple surface carious cavities in the field conditions...
  29. ncbi Genetic diversity and major spoligotype families of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from different regions of Turkey
    Riza Durmaz
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
    Infect Genet Evol 7:513-9. 2007
    ..Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates, a total of 200 drug-resistant strains isolated in four different regions of Turkey (Marmara n=81; Mediterranean n=39; Aegean n=42; East Anatolia n=38), were typed by spoligotyping and IS6110-..
  30. ncbi Anti-ulcerogenic activity of some plants used as folk remedy in Turkey
    Ilhan Gurbuz
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, Etiler, 6330 Ankara, Turkey
    J Ethnopharmacol 88:93-7. 2003
    Five herbal remedies used as gastroprotective crude drugs in Turkey were assessed for anti-ulcerogenic activity using the EtOH-induced ulcerogenesis model in rat. The crude drugs investigated comprises fruits of Elaeagnus angustifolia L...
  31. ncbi Efficacy of chloroquine in the treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Turkey
    M A Kurcer
    Harran University, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health Department, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 98:447-51. 2004
    ..In Sanliurfa province, in south-eastern Turkey, there therefore seems to be a high risk of therapeutic failure in patients given CQ to cure P...
  32. ncbi Depressive and anxiety disorders in different ethnic groups: a population based study among native Dutch, and Turkish, Moroccan and Surinamese migrants in Amsterdam
    Matty A S de Wit
    Municipal Health Service Amsterdam Epidemiology, Documentation and Health Promotion, PO Box 2200, 1000 CE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:905-12. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi The decreasing efficacy of chloroquine in the treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria, in Sanliurfa, south-eastern Turkey
    M A Kurcer
    Harran University, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health Department, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:109-13. 2006
    ..135). Although the relatively small samples meant that this difference was not statistically significant, it seems likely that the efficacy of chloroquine for the treatment of P. vivax in Sanliurfa province is decreasing quite rapidly...
  34. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome-related disorders in a large adult population in Turkey
    S Yavuz Sanisoglu
    Department of Biostatistics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 6:92. 2006
    There are few existing large population studies on the epidemiology of metabolic syndrome-related disorders of Turkey. The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome-related disorders in the Turkish adult ..
  35. ncbi High prevalence of diabetes in Adana, a southern province of Turkey
    Adnan Gokcel
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey
    Diabetes Care 26:3031-4. 2003
    To determine the prevalence of diabetes and glucose intolerance and their relationship with risk factors in Adana, a southern province of Turkey, where risk factors are more prominent, probably because of social and economic reasons.
  36. ncbi Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the Mediterranean region of Turkey: evaluation of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, and dyslipidemia
    Kursat Gundogan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Kayseri 38039, Turkey
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:427-34. 2009
    Metabolic syndrome has become a public health challenge worldwide. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for metabolic syndrome among adults in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.
  37. ncbi Respiratory disease caused by a species B2 adenovirus in a military camp in Turkey
    Barbara Chmielewicz
    Robert Koch Institut, Projektgruppe 11, HIV Variabilität und Molekulare Epidemiologie, Nordufer 20, Berlin, Germany
    J Med Virol 77:232-7. 2005
    ..clinical signs of acute respiratory infection after returning from a military exercise in their home country of Turkey. They were admitted to a high security infectious disease unit as epidemiological data pointed to an outbreak of ..
  38. pmc Widal test in diagnosis of typhoid fever in Turkey
    Ayse Willke
    Kocaeli Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Klinik Bakteriyoloji ve Infeksiyon Hastaliklari AD, Izmit, Turkey
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:938-41. 2002
    ..The results must be interpreted cautiously because of the low sensitivity of the test. The Widal test done on convalescent-phase serum gave more-reliable results with higher specificity and sensitivity...
  39. ncbi The epidemiology of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Turkey, 2002-2007
    Gul Ruhsar Yilmaz
    Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Primary Health Care, Mithatpasa Cad 3, 06434 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Infect Dis 13:380-6. 2009
    ..It has been present in Turkey since 2002...
  40. ncbi One-year follow-up study of posttraumatic stress disorder among earthquake survivors in Turkey
    Abdurrahman Altindag
    Department of Psychiatry, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, 63100 Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Compr Psychiatry 46:328-33. 2005
    ..In 1998, a major earthquake struck Southern Turkey. The aims of this study were to describe longitudinally the severity and the course of posttraumatic stress ..
  41. ncbi Tuberculous meningitis in adults in Turkey: epidemiology, diagnosis, clinic and laboratory [corrected]
    S Hosoglu
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Dicle University Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:337-43. 2003
    ..The medical records of adult cases with TBM treated at 12 university hospitals throughout Turkey, between 1985 and 1998 were reviewed using a standardized protocol...
  42. ncbi The contamination with organochlorine pesticides and heavy metals in surface water in Küçük Menderes River in Turkey, 2000-2002
    C Turgut
    Adnan Menderes University, 09100 Aydin, Turkey
    Environ Int 29:29-32. 2003
    ..the residues of organochlorine pesticides (OCP) and metals in surface water of Küçük Menderes River in Turkey. The results showed that Küçük Menderes River was still polluted with organochlorine pesticide despite the ..
  43. ncbi Job satisfaction of health care staff employed at health centres in Turkey
    S Bodur
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:353-5. 2002
    ..A survey was therefore carried out of health care workers in 21 health centres in Konya, Turkey. The Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire was used to investigate job satisfaction...
  44. ncbi Perinatal outcome in Berlin (Germany) among immigrants from Turkey
    Matthias David
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Klinik fur Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:271-8. 2006
    ..Are there differences regarding important perinatal outcome-parameters in Berlin relating to ethnicity?..
  45. ncbi Traditional medicine in Turkey X. Folk medicine in Central Anatolia
    E Sezik
    Gazi University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hipodrom 06330, Ankara, Turkey
    J Ethnopharmacol 75:95-115. 2001
    ..Two hundred and ninety one folk remedies obtained from 103 plant species belonging to 40 families and 4 animal species are reported with their vernacular names, parts used, methods of preparing remedies and therapeutic usage...
  46. pmc Smoking in immigrants: do socioeconomic gradients follow the pattern expected from the tobacco epidemic?
    Vera Nierkens
    Department of Social Medicine, K2 206, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 15:385-91. 2006
    ..This paper aims to assess the smoking prevalence and its socioeconomic gradients among three immigrant populations...
  47. ncbi Beliefs of Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in The Netherlands about smoking cessation: implications for prevention
    Vera Nierkens
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 20:622-34. 2005
    ..When developing smoking cessation interventions, the results show that it is important to include ethnic-specific salient beliefs, such as the subjective norms of the religious leader...
  48. ncbi Prevalence of hepatitis B infection in the southeastern region of Turkey: comparison of risk factors for HBV infection in rural and urban areas
    Dursun Mehmet
    Department of Gastroenterology, Medical School of Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 58:15-9. 2005
    ..there are currently no data on the differences in hepatitis B seroprevalence between urban and rural areas of Turkey. In the present study, therefore, we used 30-cluster sampling to determine and compare the prevalence of hepatitis ..
  49. pmc Intestinal parasites prevalence and related factors in school children, a western city sample--Turkey
    Pinar Okyay
    Department of Public Health, Adnan Menderes University Medical Faculty, Aydin, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 4:64. 2004
    ..Previous studies in Turkey revealed a high prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection...
  50. pmc Spread of OXA-48-encoding plasmid in Turkey and beyond
    Amélie Carrër
    Service de Bacteriologie Virologie, INSERM U914 Emerging Resistance to Antibiotics, Hopital de Bicetre, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Faculte de Medecine Paris Sud, K Bicêtre, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:1369-73. 2010
    Eighteen carbapenem-resistant, OXA-48-positive enterobacterial isolates recovered from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, France, and Belgium were analyzed...
  51. ncbi Multistate outbreak of Listeriosis linked to turkey deli meat and subsequent changes in US regulatory policy
    Sami L Gottlieb
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:29-36. 2006
    ..Between July and October 2002, an uncommon strain of L. monocytogenes caused an outbreak of listeriosis in 9 states...
  52. ncbi Parasite density and serum cytokine levels in Plasmodium vivax malaria in Turkey
    F Yildiz Zeyrek
    Harran University Medical Faculty, Microbiology, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Parasite Immunol 28:201-7. 2006
    ..between quantitative Plasmodium vivax parasitaemia and serum cytokine levels in a highly endemic region of Turkey, where such a relation has not been investigated before...
  53. ncbi Screening chemical composition and in vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils from Origanum syriacum L. growing in Turkey
    Mehmet Hakki Alma
    Department of Industrial Engineering of Forestry, Faculty of Forestry, University of Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam, Turkey
    Biol Pharm Bull 26:1725-9. 2003
    ..Lauraceae)] grown in Turkish state forests of the Dortyol district, Turkey, was obtained by steam distillation...
  54. ncbi Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies in blood donors in Ankara, Central Anatolia, Turkey
    Selcuk Kilic
    Refik Saydam National Hygiene Center, Department of Communicable Diseases, Bacterial Zoonoses Research Laboratory, Cemal Gursel Str 18, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    New Microbiol 31:527-34. 2008
    ..bumetii infection in Ankara, Turkey. A total of 601 serum samples were collected from blood donors aged 18-61 years...
  55. ncbi The smoking prevalence and the determinants of smoking behaviour among students in Cukurova University, Southern Turkey
    E Akpinar
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Cukurova University, Balcali, 01330 Adana, Turkey
    West Indian Med J 55:414-9. 2006
    To determine the smoking prevalence and its determinants in students at Cukurova University, Southern Turkey.
  56. ncbi Seroepidemiological survey for Toxocara canis infection in the northwestern part of Turkey
    Nihal Dogan
    Osmangazi Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Cocuk Sagligi ve Hastaliklari Anabilim Dali, Izmir, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:288-91. 2007
    ..of sero-epidemiological survey of Toxocara canis infection in urban and rural areas of northwestern part of Turkey. Toxocara seroprevalance was detected among randomly selected 430 children in the rural areas and 141 children in ..
  57. ncbi Plasmid profiles and randomly amplified polymorphic DNA analysis of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis strains from outbreaks and sporadic cases in Turkey
    Alper Tekeli
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    New Microbiol 29:251-60. 2006
    ..the characteristics of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis strains isolated from outbreaks and sporadic cases in Turkey by plasmid profiles and randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) patterns. A total of 64 S...
  58. ncbi A controlled-study of preventive effects of peer education and single-session lectures on HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes among university students in Turkey
    Tuncay Ergene
    Department of Educational Sciences, Program of Counseling and Guidance, Faculty of Education, Hacettepe University, 06530, Beytepe, Ankara, Turkey
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:268-78. 2005
    ..n = 157 male, n = 230 female; mean age = 20) on the campuses of two metropolitan state universities in Ankara, Turkey. The students were randomly selected to participate in peer education (n = 204), single-session lecture (n = 74) ..
  59. ncbi Occupational fatalities among coal mine workers in Zonguldak, Turkey, 1994-2003
    Hudaverdi Kucuker
    Forensic Medicine Department, Afyon Kocatepe University School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:144-6. 2006
    Fatal underground coal mine injuries are a worldwide problem. Zonguldak holds 95% of all Turkey's coal reserves.
  60. ncbi Increased antimicrobial consumption following reimbursement reform in Turkey
    Oguz Karabay
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Bolu, Turkey
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:1169-71. 2008
    This study examined antibiotic utilization patterns in Turkey between 2001 and 2006.
  61. ncbi Characteristics of patients with adult-onset familial Mediterranean fever in Turkey: analysis of 401 cases
    M Sayarlioglu
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Clin Pract 59:202-5. 2005
    ..Prospective clinical studies and investigation of genotypic features are needed to identify the characteristics of this phenotypic variant...
  62. ncbi Optimization of extracellular endoxylanase, endoglucanase and peroxidase production by Streptomyces sp. F2621 isolated in Turkey
    M Tuncer
    Biyoloji Bolumu, Fen Edebiyat Fakultesi, Mersin Universitesi, Ciftlikkoy, Mersin, Turkey
    J Appl Microbiol 97:783-91. 2004
    ..To determine the effect of environmental conditions on the production of extracellular lignocellulose-degrading enzymes by Streptomyces sp. F2621 and to assess the potential use of these enzymes in the hydrolysis of lignocellulose material...
  63. ncbi eNOS gene intron 4 a/b VNTR polymorphism is a risk factor for coronary artery disease in Southern Turkey
    Selcuk Matyar
    Cukurova University, School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, 01330, Balcali, Adana, Turkey
    Clin Chim Acta 354:153-8. 2005
    ..study was to investigate the role of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene intron 4 a/b variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) polymorphism and other risk factors in the development of CAD in subjects living in Southern Turkey.
  64. ncbi Affective temperaments in clinically-well subjects in Turkey: initial psychometric data on the TEMPS-A
    Simavi Vahip
    Affective Disorder Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Psikiyatri Anabilim Dali, Tip Fakultesi, Ege University, Bornova 35100, Izmir, Turkey
    J Affect Disord 85:113-25. 2005
    ..The questionnaire is a self-report 110-item measure that postulates five affective temperaments-the depressive, cyclothymic, irritable, hyperthymic, and anxious-which embody both strengths and liabilities along affective lines...
  65. ncbi Genetic subtypes of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in Istanbul, Turkey
    Gulden Yilmaz
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul 34303, Turkey
    Int J Infect Dis 10:286-90. 2006
    ..Epidemiological surveillance of HIV-1 subtypes is an important and ongoing element of preparation for global antiviral interventions...
  66. ncbi The evaluation of nosocomial infection during 1-year-period in the burn unit of a training hospital in Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Oncul
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, HaydarpasaTraining Hospital, 81327 Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
    Burns 28:738-44. 2002
    ..5%) patients with NI died (P<0.01). These findings emphasized the need for careful disinfection and conscientious contact control procedures in areas that serve immunosupressed individuals, such as burned patients...
  67. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of erectile dysfunction in Turkey: a population-based study
    Emre Akkus
    Department of Urology, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, 34303, Turkey
    Eur Urol 41:298-304. 2002
    ..However, data do not exist for Turkish men. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence and sociodemographic, medical, and lifestyle correlates of ED in Turkey.
  68. pmc Radiation exposure to premature infants in a neonatal intensive care unit in Turkey
    Turan Olgar
    Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Science, Tandogan, Ankara, Turkey
    Korean J Radiol 9:416-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this work was to determine the radiation dose received by infants from radiographic exposure and the contribution from scatter radiation due to radiographic exposure of other infants in the same room...
  69. ncbi Catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment in Turkey
    Mahmut Saadi Yardim
    Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Health Policy 94:26-33. 2010
    This study aims to identify the level of catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) in Turkey and, to reveal household factors predicting this outcome.
  70. ncbi 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
    Anthrax is an endemic disease in Turkey, among other countries of the world. The potential of Bacillus anthracis as a bioterrorism agent makes anthrax an important global issue...
  71. pmc Cytogenetic abnormalities in 179 cases with male infertility in Western Region of Turkey: report and review
    M Akgul
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    J Assist Reprod Genet 26:119-22. 2009
    ..In this study we aimed to evaluate the postnatally screened karyotype results in couples who were referred because of primary infertility between 2000 and 2006 in Izmir...
  72. ncbi Report on the buccal micronucleus assay workshop organized by the International Human Micronucleus (HUMN) project--Antalya, Turkey 2007
    Michael Fenech
    Mutagenesis 24:199-201. 2009
    ..A follow-up workshop is planned at the 10th International Conference on Environmental Mutagens in Florence in 2009...
  73. ncbi Water usage habits and the incidence of diarrhea in rural Ankara, Turkey
    Secil Ozkan
    Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Ankara, Turkey
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:1131-5. 2007
    ..determine water usage behavior and incidence of diarrhea during the summer months among people in rural areas of Turkey. Information was collected using a questionnaire during face-to-face interviews with people aged 18 years and over ..
  74. ncbi PCR-based subtyping of Blastocystis isolates from symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals in a major hospital in Ankara, Turkey
    Funda Dogruman-Al
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Parasitol Res 106:263-8. 2009
    ..and 109 asymptomatic individuals, who checked in due to other reasons, admitted at a major hospital in Ankara, Turkey were examined with native Lugol's iodine, trichrome, and Kinyoun's acid-fast stainings for parasitology ..
  75. ncbi Prevalence of rubella and cytomegalovirus antibodies among pregnant women in northern Turkey
    Yavuz Uyar
    Microbiology Laboratory, Samsun Maternity and Women s Disease and Pediatrics Hospital, Samsun, Turkey
    New Microbiol 31:451-5. 2008
    ..Rubella and CMV screening of pregnant women is not routinely carried out in Turkey. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of rubella and cytomegalovirus among pregnant women...
  76. ncbi A province-based study using sampling method to investigate the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis among primary school children in Manisa, Turkey
    Ulgen Z Ok
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey
    Acta Trop 103:116-22. 2007
    ..sampling method to investigate the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) in primary school children in Manisa, Turkey. A total of 6093 children from 37 primary schools was selected as the representative sample of the total number of ..
  77. pmc Serodiagnosis of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) caused by Leishmania tropica in Sanliurfa Province, Turkey, where ACL Is highly endemic
    Fadile Yildiz Zeyrek
    Ege University, Medical School, Department of Parasitology, Izmir, Turkey
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1409-15. 2007
    ..By using serological tests, a measurable antibody response was detected in most of the CL patients in Sanliurfa, Turkey. It is also noted that this response can be changed according to the sizes, types, and numbers of lesions that the ..
  78. ncbi Mobbing in the workplace by peers and managers: mobbing experienced by nurses working in healthcare facilities in Turkey and its effect on nurses
    Aytolan Yildirim
    Nursing Administration Department, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, Istanbul University, Sisli Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Nurs 16:1444-53. 2007
    ..study with the purpose of determining the mobbing experienced by nurses who work in healthcare facilities in Turkey, its emotional, social and physiological effects on the nurses and the actions that the individuals take to escape ..
  79. ncbi CTX-M-3 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase in a Shigella sonnei clinical isolate: first report from Turkey
    Ziya Cibali Acikgoz
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:503-5. 2003
    ..This is the first report from Turkey of Shigella spp. producing an ESBL, and of CTX-M type enzyme.
  80. ncbi Investigation of Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes and SCCmec types in clinical Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Turkey
    Zeynep Ceren Karahan
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    Microb Drug Resist 14:203-10. 2008
    ..aureus (MRSA) strains obtained from inpatients and outpatients of two hospitals in Turkey. Of the 304 S...
  81. ncbi Levels of heavy metals (Fe, Cu, Ni, Cr, Pb, and Zn) in tissue of Mugil cephalus and Trachurus mediterraneus from Iskenderun Bay, Turkey
    Ayse Bahar Yilmaz
    Faculty of Fisheries, Mustafa Kemal University, 31040, Hatay, Antakya, Turkey
    Environ Res 92:277-81. 2003
    ..muscle, skin and gonads of Mugil cephalus and Trachurus mediterraneus caught at three stations in Iskenderun Bay, Turkey. Heavy metal concentrations in the tissues tended to vary significantly among stations, and two stations thought ..
  82. ncbi DNA copy number changes in gastric adenocarcinomas: high resolution-comparative genomic hybridization study in Turkey
    Güvem Gümüş-Akay
    Department of Medical Biology, Ankara University, Sihhiye, Turkey
    Arch Med Res 40:551-60. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the genomic imbalances of gains and/or losses in gastric adenocarcinomas from Turkish patients and to investigate their association with development and progression of this type of cancer...
  83. ncbi Isolation and identification of Mycobacteria from raw milk samples in Afyonkarahisar district of Turkey
    Muhsin Konuk
    Afyon Kocatepe University, Faculty of Science and Literature, Biology Department, 03200 Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Int J Food Microbiol 115:343-7. 2007
    ..PRA patterns' were found to be similar to those which obtained University Faculty of Medical by BACTEC. The results showed that raw milk is to be possible sources for human infection. That is why UHF sterilized milk should be consumed...
  84. ncbi Iodine deficiency and goiter prevalence in Turkey after mandatory iodization
    H Cetin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Suleyman Demirel, Isparta, Turkey
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:714-8. 2006
    The determination of (a) iodine deficiency, and (b) the relation between the iodized salt consumption in the Isparta province of Turkey.
  85. ncbi Prospective analysis of nosocomial infections in a burn care unit, Turkey
    O Oncul
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kars, 34668 Uskudar Istanbul, Turkiye
    Indian J Med Res 130:758-64. 2009
    ..of burned patients, admitted and treated between January 2004 and December 2005 in a nine-bed burn unit in Turkey, was performed prospectively to identify the common pathogens and incidence of nosocomial infection in these ..
  86. ncbi Thalassaemia screening in a non-prevalent region of a prevalent country (Turkey): is it necessary?
    H Acemoglu
    Department of Medical Education, Ataturk University School of Medicine, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey
    Public Health 122:620-4. 2008
    Haemoglobinopathies are the most widespread inherited disorders in the world, and are also common in Turkey. Haemoglobinopathies are preventable with control programmes...
  87. ncbi Comparison of the tuberculin skin test and the quantiferon test for latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections in health care workers in Turkey
    D Ozdemir
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Duzce University Medical School, Duzce, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:102-5. 2007
    ..However, large-scale trials including quantitative measurement of QFT in subgroups taking into account the division where HCWs are employed and the different results of TST might clarify the usefulness of QFT in LTBI diagnosis...
  88. pmc Quality of life for obese women and men in Turkey
    Fulden Sarac
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 5th Floor, Ege University Hospital, Bornova, Izmir, 35100 Turkey
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A50. 2007
    ..Obesity is a complex, multifaceted disease that is widespread and growing in the developing world. People who are obese experience health-related quality-of-life impairments...
  89. ncbi Frequency of norovirus in stool samples from hospitalized children due to acute gastroenteritis in Anatolia, Turkey, 2006-2007
    Mustafa Altindis
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:685-8. 2009
    ..In this pilot study, the frequency of norovirus infection in children in mid-western Turkey was investigated from November 2006 to June 2007...
  90. ncbi Diversity of human rotavirus G9 among children in Turkey
    Gulendam Bozdayi
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Med Virol 80:733-40. 2008
    ..understand the epidemiology of rotavirus infection among children with diarrhea attending two hospitals in Ankara, Turkey. Rotavirus was detected in 39...
  91. ncbi The molecular pathology of beta-thalassemia in Turkey: the Boğaziçi university experience
    A Nazi Basak
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Neurodegeneration Research Laboratory, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Hemoglobin 31:233-41. 2007
    ..beta-Thal is a major public health concern in Turkey; throughout the country the gene frequency is estimated to be 2...
  92. ncbi Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli in outpatient urinary isolates in Izmir, Turkey
    Nisel Yilmaz
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Tepecik Educational and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 15:PI61-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the antibiotic susceptibility patterns of E. coli strains isolated from adult outpatients with UTI, in Izmir, Turkey.
  93. ncbi The complete genome analysis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus isolated in Turkey
    Aykut Ozdarendeli
    Department of Virology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    Virus Res 147:288-93. 2010
    ..It was first recognized in Turkey in 2002, with an increasing number of cases reported between 2002 and 2009...
  94. ncbi Aggression and violence towards health care providers--a problem in Turkey?
    Hayri Erkol
    Abant Izzet Baysal University, Izzet Baysal Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Bolu, Turkey
    J Forensic Leg Med 14:423-8. 2007
    ..The results of this study mirrored those of similar surveys in Turkey. Non-reporting was revealed as a major problem...
  95. ncbi Identification of Candida species isolated from bovine mastitic milk and their in vitro hemolytic activity in Western Turkey
    Esra Seker
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Ahmet Necdet Sezer Campus, 03200, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 169:303-8. 2010
    ..zeylanoides, C. albicans and C. kefyr were higher than other strains. This is the first study to describe variable hemolysis types exhibited by different Candida strains isolated from bovine mastitic milk in Turkey.
  96. ncbi Determination of lead, cadmium and copper in roadside soil and plants in Elazig, Turkey
    Sezgin Bakirdere
    Sciences Faculty, Chemistry Department, Middle East Technical University, Ankara 06531, Turkey
    Environ Monit Assess 136:401-10. 2008
    The concentrations of lead, cadmium and copper in roadside soil and plants in Elazig, Turkey were investigated. Soil samples were collected at distances of 0, 25 and 50 m from the roadside...
  97. ncbi Medical waste management in Turkey: A case study of Istanbul
    Mehmet Emin Birpinar
    Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Environment and Forestry Directorate of Istanbul City, Sirkeci, 34112 Eminönü, Istanbul, Turkey
    Waste Manag 29:445-8. 2009
    ..waste management in the light of the Medical Waste Control Regulation (MWCR) in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey. About 17% of the hospitals, 20% of bed capacity, and 54% of private hospitals in Turkey are located in Istanbul...
  98. ncbi Celiac disease in 87 children with typical and atypical symptoms in Black Sea region of Turkey
    Gönül Dinler
    Unit of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    World J Pediatr 5:282-6. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine typical and atypical cases according to presenting symptoms and to evaluate their biochemical and pathological parameters...
  99. ncbi Nocturnal enuresis in Turkey: prevalence and accompanying factors in different socioeconomic environments
    Kursat B Carman
    Department of Pediatrics, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Urol Int 80:362-6. 2008
    ..To study the prevalence of nocturnal enuresis and the impact of associated familial factors in Turkish children with a different socioeconomic status...
  100. ncbi Antibiotic resistance patterns of coagulase-negative staphylococcus strains isolated from blood cultures of septicemic patients in Turkey
    F Koksal
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, 34098 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Microbiol Res 164:404-10. 2009
    ..Additionally, most S. epidermidis strains were slime-positive, with statistically significant (p<0.001) association between methicillin resistance and slime production...
  101. pmc Prevalence and genotypes of Helicobacter pylori in gastric biopsy specimens from patients with gastroduodenal pathologies in the Cukurova Region of Turkey
    Togrul Nagiyev
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    J Clin Microbiol 47:4150-3. 2009
    The effects of Helicobacter pylori genotypes on clinical prognosis in the Cukurova region of Turkey were investigated by PCR...

Research Grants63

  1. International Conf on Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders in the Middle East
    Changiz Geula; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..other agencies, pharmaceutical and other biotechnology companies will attend the meeting to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, March 23-24, 2013...
  2. One Health;Epidemiology of natural and deliberate contaminants (infectious and t
    Susan Sanchez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..enterica in turkey-based pet treats as well as engaging in an epidemiological study looking at the prevalence of Salmonella in dog ..
  3. MRI and Neuropsychological Findings in Schizophrenia, ADHD and Healthy Controls
    MARTHA ELIZABETH SHENTON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ozgur Oner of Ankara Diskapi Children's Hospital in Turkey. Dr. Oner has been a highly successful international ICOHRTA fellow...
  4. The Role of HMGB1 in the Pathogenesis of Mesothelioma
    Haining Yang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Genetics also plays a role and in some high-risk MM families in the US and in Cappadocia, Turkey that were exposed to these minerals, over 50% of family members have died of MM...
  5. Bordetella pathogenesis: an undergraduate research tool
    Louise M Temple; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We have developed an explant culture system for ciliated cells from embryonic turkey trachea and purified cilia from adult turkey trachea...
  6. Fifth International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in the ME
    Changiz Geula; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Attendees will be from the majority of Middle Eastern countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia...
  7. Implementing genomic medicine in clinical care of deaf patients
    Xue Z Liu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have collected a unique cohort of multiplex families derived from three unique sources from USA, China and Turkey, suitable for determination of molecular epidemiology of hereditary deafness and for new gene identification...
  8. Early Detection of Pervasive Developmental Disorders
    Deborah A Fein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..including Japan, China, Spain, the Netherlands, France, Iceland, Ireland, Germany, Egypt, Puerto Rico and Turkey. It is being used by the Indian Health Service and is included in the American Academy of Pediatrics screening ..
  9. A Collaborative search for new genes for non-syndromic deafness
    Mustafa Tekin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Turkey provides a very valuable resource for the identification of new genes for deafness because it has been continually ..
  10. Development of an International Guide to Monitor and Support Child Development
    BRIAN WILLIAM FORSYTH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by further developing an instrument, the Guide for Monitoring Child Development (GMCD), which was developed in Turkey, to guide health clinicians in the early detection and management of developmental difficulties in children aged ..
  11. FOGARTY INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ETHICS INITIATIVE - TURKEY/C. ASIA
    Kerim M Munir; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Award, will establish a comprehensive, collaborative, interdisciplinary research ethics training program in Turkey with outreach to C. Asia region. Such a formal educational framework is currently lacking...
  12. In-field Detection Instrument for Rapid Screening of Avian Influenza Viruses
    Xiaoli Su; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Nearly 2 million AI tests are run each year on turkey and broiler production flocks...
  13. SMS Turkey: Harnessing the power of TXT messaging to promote smoking cessation
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is especially true in Turkey, which was ranked 6th in the world in smoking consumption...
  14. GPCR Network
    Raymond C Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..protein family was demonstrated recently with the first high resolution studies on the human Beta2 adrenergic, turkey Beta1 adrenergic, and human adenosine A2A receptors...
  15. SMS scheduled gradual reduction text messages to help pregnant smokers quit
    Kathryn I Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..reduce smoking when learning of their pregnancy, and most report desiring to quit via reduction rather than cold turkey. However, self-weaning often is ineffective and undermines total cessation efforts...
  16. Pathogenesis of mesothelioma
    Michele Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Carbone, will try to identify the gene/s that predispose to MM in three villages of Cappadocia, Turkey, where 50% of total deaths are caused by MM...
  17. REGULATION OF PHOSPHOLIPASE C
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In the previous funding period this laboratory used the turkey erythrocyte as a model system to identify and purify a G-protein-regulated PLC and used this enzyme in a ..
  18. New Diagnostics for Amebiasis
    David Lyerly; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..detection tests for intestinal amebiasis, including critical clinical evaluations in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Turkey. Clinical investigators will utilize PCR technology to evaluate test performance...
  19. Satellite Symposium on Obesity and Endocrine Disruptors
    Nira Ben-Jonathan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Exposure in the Etiology of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome" will be held in May 24, 2011, in Istanbul, Turkey, in conjunction with the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO)...
  20. Smoking cessation via text messaging: feasibility testing of SMS USA
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Dr. Ybarra, along with Drs. Holtrop and Graham, have developed SMS Turkey, an innovative behavioral intervention that uses text messaging to deliver CBT-based smoking cessation information ..
  21. Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease in the Middle East
    ROBERT FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..other agencies, pharmaceutical and other biotechnology companies will attend the meeting to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, May 1-3, 2003...
  22. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CARDIOMYOPATHY
    JUDITH GWATHMEY; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..test the hypothesis that the pathophysiologic changes that occur in furazolidone-induced dilated cardiomyopathy in turkey poults and dilated cardiomyopathy in man are caused by abnormal intracellular Ca++ handling and to determine the ..
  23. Early Detection of Alzheimer's: Interdisciplinary and International Collaboration
    Mark Gluck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This satellite session, organized by Al Quds, will include neurologists from Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Morocco, Turkey, and the Palestinian territories speaking about regional clinical issues in Alzheimer's diagnosis and ..
  24. PRODUCTION OF URSODIOL FROM TURKEY BILE
    Tibor Sipos; Fiscal Year: 1991
    The overall goal of this project is to commercially produce ursodeoxycholic acid (ursodiol) from waste products (turkey bile) of the poultry industry by either a one-step microbial transformation process or by a chemical epimerization of ..
  25. RISK OF CANCER IN A-T FAMILIES
    Robert Haile; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..1. Collaborate with investigators in Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Israel, Italy, Poland, Turkey, and the United States of America, who have already identified ATM families, to a) obtain a reported history of ..
  26. TRIGGERING MECHANISMS FOR MIGRANINE HEADACHE
    MOSKOWITZ MICHAEL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposed research will be done primarily in Ankara, Turkey at Gazi University by Associate Professor Dr. Hayrunnisa Bolay in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Michael A...
  27. REGULATION OF PHOSPHOLIPASE C
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..A major aim of this proposal is to identify and characterize this protein. Turkey erythrocyte membranes, which we recently have shown express a phospholipase C that is remarkably responsive to ..
  28. In-ovo vaccination/avian influenza/bird/human
    DE CHU TANG; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..a DMA vaccine will be compared to that induced by a non-replicating Ad vector encoding the same codon-optimized A/Turkey/Wisconsin/68 hemagglutinin gene. Both vaccines will be injected into the amnion of chicken embryos...
  29. Genetic variability of E. histolytica in Turkey
    William Petri; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We propose to re-examine the epidemiology of amebiasis in Turkey using modern diagnostic tests and also test for genetic differences between strains of Entameoba histolytica that ..
  30. HOMOZYGOSITY MAPPING OF ORAL-FACIAL CLEFTS IN TURKEY
    Mary Marazita; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Through collaboration with the Cleft Palate Clinic of Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (which has a high proportion of consanguineous matings), we will ascertain a sample of inbred affected individuals...
  31. In Vivo Correlates of Altered Red Blood Cell Aggregation
    HERBERT MEISELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Oguz K. Baskurt) and the foreign institution (Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey)...
  32. Autoimmune Vitiligo: gene-expression during pathogenesis
    Gisela Erf; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Lastly, an environmental factor, i.e. turkey herpesvirus (HVT), is known to play a role in the development of this disorder...
  33. Genes Differentially Expressed During Heart Failure
    JUDITH GWATHMEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., antisense); 5) To determine if changes in the gene expression pattern that we have identified in the turkey model are also present in the hearts of human patients with end-stage heart failure; 6) To produce the first "..
  34. CHARACTERISTICS OF PGE-SENSITIVE ADENYLATE CYCLASES
    John Perkins; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..of a variety of cells in culture and of human and rat adipocytes, platelets and lymphocytes as well as in frog and turkey erythrocytes...
  35. IN OVO CARCINOGENICITY ASSAY (IOCA)
    GEORGE DEGEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The in ovo carcinogenicity assay (IOCA), conducted in fertilized turkey eggs, which addresses the three R's (reduction, refinement and replacement) of animal testing...
  36. Conference--Retinal Degeneration
    Robert Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The 2002 meeting will be held in Antalya, Turkey on Sept. 29 - Oct...
  37. DRUG TREATMENT OF VASCULAR SCLEROPROTEIN DEFECTS
    ROBERT BOUCEK; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Using the domesticated white turkey as an experimentally available test mode system (spontaneous fragmentation of elastic membranes and aneurysms of ..
  38. ENDOCRINE EFFECTS OF HUMAN LEPTIN REPLACEMENT
    Julio Licinio; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Metin Ozata, M.D., Gulhane Medical School, Ankara, Turkey, will oversee patients' treatment and health care while they are in Turkey...
  39. Heme Oxygenase-Regulation, Function&Clinical Application
    MAHIN MAINES; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..on Heme Oxygenase-Regulation, Functions and Clinical Applications scheduled for June 6-9, 2003 in Antalya, Turkey. This is a focused conference for scientists with keen interest in this field...
  40. Predicting Substrate Specificity in HIV-1 Protease
    Celia Schiffer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This research will be done primarily in Turkey at Bogazici University in collaboration with Professor Haliloglu as an extension of NIH grant # R01 GM65347-01: "Targeting Drug Resistance ..
  41. MAREK'S DISEASE VIRUS: ANALYSIS OF LATENT GENES
    Akiko Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..It is known that non- oncogenic herpesvirus of turkey (HVT) or attenuated strains of MDV can protect chicken against this disease...
  42. STEREOSELECTIVITIES OF THE IRELAND-CLAISEN REARRANGEMENT
    KENDALL HOUK; Fiscal Year: 2002
    A collaboration between Prof. Houk (UCLA) and Prof. Aviyente (Bogazi, University, Istanbul, Turkey) on modeling the asymmetric Claisen rearrangement is proposed to the Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award...
  43. Stereoselective Catalysis of the Asymmetric Desymmetrization of Meso Compounds
    Viktorya Aviyente; Fiscal Year: 2009
    A collaboration between Professor Houk (UCLA) and Professor Aviyente (Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey) on modeling the stereoselective catalysis of the desymmetrization of meso compounds is proposed to the Fogarty International ..
  44. RELIGIOUS HEALING IN A TURKISH SQUATTER SETTLEMENT
    Christopher Dole; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..is an ethnographic study of religious healing among labor migrants in the Altinagac squatter settlement of Ankara, Turkey. As elsewhere in the world, millions of Turkey's rural inhabitants have abandoned the familiarity of the rural ..
  45. Promoting Child Development: Yale-Ankara Collaboration
    JOHN LEVENTHAL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..and treatment of developmental problems and disabilities in infants and young children and their families in Turkey. The proposal builds upon: (1) the preliminary studies by the AU investigators focused on the gaps in the Turkish ..
  46. 9th International Workshop on "Radiation Damage to DNA"
    Susan Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This workshop will be held May 14-17, 2006 at the Corinthia Club Hotel Tekirova, Antalya, Turkey. The number of the participants is limited to 120, who will include graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and ..
  47. MAREK'S DISEASE VIRUS: TRANSFORMATION AND ONCOGENESIS
    MEIHAN NONOYAMA; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..MDV and herpes virus of turkey (HVT) DNA will be cleaved with restriction enzymes and the physical maps will be constructed...
  48. 3D Noninvasive Temperature Estimation with Ultrasound
    R Arthur; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  49. Noninvasive Temperature Estimation with Ultrasound
    R Arthur; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Because our approach exploits the inhomogeneities present in tissue, we believe that if it is successful in vitro; it holds promise for in vivo application. ..
  50. Domoic Acid and Neonatal Microglia Activation
    Alejandro Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..activated microglia cells and their mediators play in DOM-induced excitotoxic neuronal injury and thus contribute to potential novel approaches for the therapy of the neuropathology associated with Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning in humans ..
  51. SV40 sequences in human tumors: analysis & biologic*
    Michele Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  52. DYNAMICS OF MUSCLE FORCE PRODUCTION DURING LOCOMOTION
    Thomas Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  53. Genome Mapping Resources for the Budgerigar
    Edward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..a backcross reference panel and DNA markers based on cross-species amplification of map-based chicken, quail and turkey markers...
  54. Role of Cell Mediators in Asbestos-SV40 Carcinogenesis
    Michele Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is anticipated that the results of the experimens proposed in this application will provide information to design novel preventive and therapeutic approaches for MM. ..
  55. Colon and liver anticarcinogenicity by acetaminophen
    Gary Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, these experiments will provide support for the epidemiological observations of reduced cancer risk associated with the use of APAP. ..
  56. P2T PURINERGIC RECEPTORS
    JOSE BOYER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This information should prove useful in the development of new biochemical and pharmacological tools with potential use in the treatment of coagulation-related diseases. ..
  57. Symposium on Selenium in Biology and Medicine
    ROGER SUNDE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The breath and depth of this meeting and its participants will help to better integrate this information, leading to additional advances and enhanced understanding of human health. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Archiving the Charleston Heart Study
    Paul Nietert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease in the Middle East
    ROBERT FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..other agencies, pharmaceutical and other biotechnology companies will attend the meeting to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, October 1-2, 2005...
  60. Physiological Effects of Marital Conflict
    David Vogel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. EVOLUTION OF IMMUNE RECOGNITION AND EVASION
    Austin L Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, by increasing our understanding of the population diversity and evolutionary history of human immune system genes, this research will enhance our knowledge of human immune function in health and disease. ..