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  1. ncbi Therapeutic options for pneumococcal pneumonia in Turkey
    Serkan Oncu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Adnan Menderes University Medical Faculty, Aydin, Turkey
    Clin Ther 27:674-83. 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 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
  5. doi 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
  6. doi 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. ncbi Therapeutic options for pneumococcal pneumonia in Turkey
    Serkan Oncu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Adnan Menderes University Medical Faculty, Aydin, Turkey
    Clin Ther 27:674-83. 2005
    ..Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Streptococcus pneumoniae continues to be the most important causative agent in CAP...
  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 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.
  5. doi 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.
  6. doi 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.
  7. 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...
  8. 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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  9. 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...
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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 ..
  20. 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-..
  21. doi 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...
  22. 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 ..
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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 ..
  27. 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?..
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. doi 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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.
  40. 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...
  41. doi 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...
  42. doi 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.
  43. doi 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...
  44. doi 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...
  45. 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.
  46. 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 ..
  47. 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...
  48. doi 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...
  49. doi 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...
  50. doi 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, ..
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi Medicinal plants used in Kirklareli Province (Turkey)
    Sukran Kultur
    University of Istanbul, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Botany, Beyazit, 34116 Istanbul, Turkey
    J Ethnopharmacol 111:341-64. 2007
    In this paper, 126 traditional medicinal plants from Kirklareli Province in Turkey have been reported...
  53. doi Current iodine status in Turkey
    M F Erdogan
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:617-22. 2009
    To evaluate the current nationwide iodine status in Turkey by determining urinary iodine concentrations (UIC) and household salt iodine content. A follow- up monitoring study was also conducted in 30 urban areas.
  54. ncbi Screening for retinopathy of prematurity in a tertiary care newborn unit in Turkey: frequency, outcomes, and risk factor analysis
    Fatih Mehmet Mutlu
    Department of Ophthalmology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy and Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 45:291-8. 2008
    ..To report the frequency, risk factors, and outcomes of screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)...
  55. doi Breastfeeding practices in Duzce, Turkey
    Nuray Yesildal
    Department of Public Health, Duzce Medical School, Duzce University, Konuralp Duzce, Turkey
    J Hum Lact 24:393-400. 2008
    ..causes of early discontinuation of breastfeeding (< or = 6 months) in children aged 0 to 24 months in Duzce, Turkey. In this cross-sectional study, the study group consisted of 158 children, and questionnaires were completed by ..
  56. ncbi Congenital hypothyroidism and iodine status in Turkey: a comparison between the data obtained from an epidemiological study in school-aged children and neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism in Turkey
    Enver Simsek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:155-61. 2003
    ..Congenital hypothyroidism and endemic iodine deficiency are the most common cause of mental retardation. However in both cases retardation is of nonpreventable nature...
  57. doi Iodine deficiency in pregnant women in eastern Turkey (Malatya Province): 7 years after the introduction of mandatory table salt iodization
    Mucahit Egri
    Gaziosmanpasa University, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Tokat 60100, Turkey
    Public Health Nutr 12:849-52. 2009
    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the urinary I excretion of pregnant women in Malatya Province, eastern Turkey.
  58. ncbi Refractive errors of medical students in Turkey: one year follow-up of refraction and biometry
    Sumru Onal
    Department of Ophthalmology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Optom Vis Sci 84:175-80. 2007
    ..Besides general refractive characteristics of the students, the possible relationship between the occurrence of myopia and several factors was also determined...
  59. ncbi Serological and molecular studies on Dirofilaria immitis in dogs from Turkey
    S Simsek
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, Elazig 23119, Turkey
    J Helminthol 82:181-6. 2008
    ..05). Prevalence rates were highest in Kocaeli province (18.3%), followed by Ankara (14.8%), Sakarya (12.3%) and Mersin (10.5%) provinces. Prevalence in Elazig province was 0%. No dogs or cats had microfilarial DNA detectable by PCR...
  60. doi Further characterization of a new recombinant group of Plum pox virus isolates, PPV-T, found in orchards in the Ankara province of Turkey
    Cigdem Ulubas Serçe
    Mustafa Kemal University, Plant Protection Department, Hatay, 31034 Antakya, Turkey
    Virus Res 142:121-6. 2009
    Sixteen Plum pox virus (PPV) isolates collected in the Ankara region of Turkey were analyzed using available serological and molecular typing assays...
  61. doi Determination of antioxidant effects of some plant species wild growing in Turkey
    Ahmet Serteser
    Faculty of Science and Education, Department of Biology, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 59:643-51. 2008
    ..The results obtained in the present study indicated that the R. hemisphaerica J.Herrm., P. cerasus L. and R. canina are potential sources of natural antioxidant. These antioxidant properties depend on the concentration of the sample...
  62. ncbi Prevalence and epidemiological aspects of Dirofilaria immitis in dogs from Kayseri Province, Turkey
    A Yildirim
    Erciyes University, Department of Parasitology, Kayseri, Turkey
    Res Vet Sci 82:358-63. 2007
    ..immitis infection and to investigate the risk factors related to heartworm disease in dogs from Kayseri, Turkey. Blood samples were collected from 280 dogs from May 2005 to March 2006 and were examined by membrane filtration-..
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi [School screening for scoliosis in Sivas, Turkey]
    Kansu Cilli
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Sivas State Hospital, Sivas, Turkey
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 43:426-30. 2009
    We investigated the prevalence of scoliosis among primary school students in Sivas, Turkey.
  65. doi The prevalence of anterior teeth with dens invaginatus in the western Mediterranean region of Turkey
    Z Kirzioglu
    Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Paedodontics, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Int Endod J 42:727-34. 2009
    ..To assess the prevalence and type of dens invaginatus in anterior teeth of a selected population and to report associated dental complications...
  66. doi The prevalence of headache and its association with socioeconomic status among schoolchildren in istanbul, Turkey
    Ugur Isik
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, School of Medicine, Acibadem University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Headache 49:697-703. 2009
    ..An interaction of organic, psychological, and psychosocial factors is operative. In this study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of headache and its association with socioeconomic status among schoolchildren...
  67. ncbi Is Toxoplasma gondii a potential risk for traffic accidents in Turkey?
    Kor Yereli
    Celal Bayar University, School of Medicine, Department of Parasitology, P K 76 45000, Manisa, Turkey
    Forensic Sci Int 163:34-7. 2006
    In Turkey, traffic accidents are the major causes of mortality and morbidity. According to the statistics made by Turkish Security Headquarters in the year 2000, 7500 people are killed in the traffic accidents every year...
  68. doi Class 1 and class 2 integrons and plasmid-mediated antibiotic resistance in coliforms isolated from ten rivers in northern Turkey
    Osman Birol Ozgumus
    Microbiology and Molecular Biology Research Laboratory, Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Rize University, 53100 Rize, Turkey
    J Microbiol 47:19-27. 2009
    ..the molecular mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in coliforms isolated from ten rivers in northern region of Turkey. A total of 183 isolates were tested for antimicrobial susceptibility by disk diffusion and agar dilution methods...
  69. 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 ..
  70. pmc Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in high-risk population, Turkey
    Turabi Gunes
    Vocational School of Health Services, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:461-4. 2009
    In the Tokat and Sivas provinces of Turkey, the overall Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) seroprevalence was 12.8% among 782 members of a high-risk population...
  71. ncbi Unintentional non-fatal home-related injuries in Central Anatolia, Turkey: frequencies, characteristics, and outcomes
    Fadimana Alptekin
    Gulagac Health Center, Provincial Health Directorate, Aksaray 68000, Turkey
    Injury 39:535-46. 2008
    ..Preventive measures should be prioritised to risk groups such as individuals with low incomes and those living alone...
  72. doi Prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity among urban school children in Elazig city, Eastern Turkey, 2007
    Edibe Pirinçci
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Firat, Elazig, Turkey
    Ann Hum Biol 37:44-56. 2010
    ..Very little data are currently available on the prevalence of childhood obesity in Turkey, and more research on the risk factors is required before preventive public health programmes can be put into ..
  73. doi Carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from Turkey with OXA-48-like carbapenemases and outer membrane protein loss
    Dolunay Gulmez
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 31:523-6. 2008
    ..following imipenem therapy from two hospital patients who had received imipenem therapy in different regions of Turkey. Both isolates produced OXA-48-like carbapenemases, enzymes so far reported only from Turkey...
  74. doi Alcohol use prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of alcohol use in a university student sample in Turkey
    Inci Ozgur Ilhan
    Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Unit, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:575-83. 2008
    This study is a survey to determine prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of drinking problems among students from five university centres in Turkey.
  75. doi Seropositivity for delta hepatitis in patients with chronic hepatitis B and liver cirrhosis in Turkey: a meta-analysis
    Halil Degertekin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ufuk University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Liver Int 28:494-8. 2008
    ..Recent reports suggest a decline of delta hepatitis (DH) in the West as well as in the Far East...
  76. doi Prevalence of COPD: first epidemiological study of a large region in Turkey
    Hakan Gunen
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Turgut Ozal Research Center, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
    Eur J Intern Med 19:499-504. 2008
    ..This study was designed to obtain some baseline data on COPD in the Malatya region of Turkey.
  77. doi Assessment of trace element contents of chicken products from Turkey
    Ozgur Dogan Uluozlu
    Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Science and Arts, Department of Chemistry, 60250 Tokat, Turkey
    J Hazard Mater 163:982-7. 2009
    Due to the consumption of chicken and chicken products in Turkey at high ratio, trace metal content of chicken and chicken products from Turkey were determined by atomic absorption spectrometry after microwave digestion...
  78. doi Clinical features of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in Western Turkey
    Nese Celebisoy
    Department of Neurology, Ege University Medical School, Bornova, Turkey
    Eur Neurol 59:315-9. 2008
    ..It was the aim of this study to analyze the clinical manifestations, the incidence of each variant and the comorbid conditions of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) as well as the response to treatment...
  79. doi Vitamin D status among immigrant mothers from Pakistan, Turkey and Somalia and their infants attending child health clinics in Norway
    Ahmed A Madar
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130, Blindern, N 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Nutr 101:1052-8. 2009
    ..In conclusion, there is widespread vitamin D deficiency in immigrant mothers and their infants living in Norway. Exclusively breast-fed infants who did not receive vitamin D supplements had particularly severe vitamin D deficiency...
  80. ncbi Prevalence, incidence, predictors and outcome of type 2 diabetes in Turkey
    Altan Onat
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 6:314-21. 2006
    ..To investigate prospectively the incidence, certain predictors and outcomes of type 2 diabetes (DM), as well as to determine its prevalence cross-sectionally, in a representative sample of Turkish men and women...
  81. doi Antimicrobial activities of the essential oils of Origanum onites L., Origanum vulgare L. subspecies hirtum (Link) Ietswaart, Satureja thymbra L., and Thymus cilicicus Boiss. & Bal. growing wild in Turkey
    Nurdan Sarac
    Medical Laboratory Program, Vocationary School of Health Care, Mugla University, Mugla, Turkey
    J Med Food 11:568-73. 2008
    ..hirtum (Link) Ietswaart, and Thymus cilicicus Boiss. & Bal. were collected from various regions of Mugla, Turkey. The essential oils of these plants were obtained by the hydrodistillation method...
  82. doi Alopecia areata in Turkey: demographic and clinical features
    A Kavak
    Department of Dermatology, Duzce Medical School, Duzce University, Duzce, Turkey
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:977-81. 2008
    ..Alopecia areata is a complex genetic disease with still many unknown aspects, and many studies have been tried to find some clues about it...
  83. doi The neuropsychiatric inventory scores change across the mini mental state examination ranges in patients with Alzheimer's disease: a multicenter study in Turkey
    Gorsev G Yener
    Department of Neurology and Neurosciences, Brain Dynamics Multidisciplinary Research and Application Center, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir Turkey
    Cogn Behav Neurol 22:264-9. 2009
    ..To investigate neuropsychiatric manifestations in patients at various stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  84. ncbi Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection in Western Turkey
    Imre Altuglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Ege University Medical Faculty, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Infect Dis 12:239-44. 2008
    ..distribution of various genotypes of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in patients with chronic HCV infection in Western Turkey. Additional objectives were to determine whether there are any associations of genotype with gender and age, and ..
  85. doi Complementary and alternative medicine used by pediatric patients with cancer in western Turkey
    Rabia E Genc
    Izmir Ataturk School of Health, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:E159-64. 2009
    ..To determine the extent of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use, the types of therapies employed, and the reasons for choosing those therapies...
  86. doi 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...
  87. ncbi An analysis of carbon monoxide poisoning cases in Bursa, Turkey
    S Akkose
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Uludag University Medical School, Bursa, Turkey
    East Mediterr Health J 16:101-6. 2010
    Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from coal and gas heaters is a public health concern in Turkey. This study estimated the prevalence, mortality rate and clinical predictors of severity of CO poisoning cases treated at the emergency unit of ..
  88. 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...
  89. ncbi Intervention of the Renal Disaster Relief Task Force in the 1999 Marmara, Turkey earthquake
    R Vanholder
    Renal Division, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Kidney Int 59:783-91. 2001
    ..Currently, the primary problem is organizational, if huge catastrophes occur and complex therapeutic options need to be offered to a large number of victims...
  90. ncbi Antimicrobial resistance among Gram-negative bacteria isolated from intensive care units in a Cardiology Institute in Istanbul, Turkey
    Emine Kucukates
    Laboratory of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 58:228-31. 2005
    ..e., 27.7 and 57.5%, respectively. High rates of resistance to all antibiotics studied were observed. The most active agent against the majority of the isolates was imipenem (79.2%), followed by levofloxacin (77%) and ciprofloxacin (71%)...
  91. ncbi Including expectant fathers in antenatal education programmes in Istanbul, Turkey
    J M Turan
    Istanbul Tip Fakultesi, Kadin ve Cocuk Sağliği Eğitim ve Araştirma Birimi, Cerrahi Monoblok karşisi, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Reprod Health Matters 9:114-25. 2001
    ..present the results of three studies investigating methods for including men in antenatal education in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants were first-time expectant parents living in low and middle-income areas...
  92. ncbi A survey on canine leishmaniasis in western Turkey by parasite, DNA and antibody detection assays
    Y Ozbel
    Ege University Medical School, Department of Parasitology, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    Acta Trop 74:1-6. 2000
    ..visceral leishmaniasis (VL) caused by Leishmania infantum is found throughout the Mediterranean Region, including Turkey, where dogs are considered to be the main reservoir host for this parasite...
  93. ncbi The use of complementary and alternative (non-conventional) medicine in cancer patients in Turkey
    Lale A Algier
    Department of Nursing, Health Sciences Faculty, Baskent University, Baglica Campus, Ankara 06530, Turkey
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 9:138-46. 2005
    ..methods of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) used by cancer patients and their characteristics in Turkey. The sample consisted of 100 cancer patients who were monitored in the oncology outpatient and inpatient ..
  94. ncbi Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder and comorbid depression in earthquake survivors in Turkey: an epidemiological study
    Metin Basoglu
    Section of Trauma Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    J Trauma Stress 17:133-41. 2004
    ..examined the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression 14 months after the earthquake in Turkey in 2 randomly selected samples from the epicenter (n = 530) and a suburb of Istanbul 100 km from the epicenter (n =..
  95. ncbi Height, weight, body mass index and pubertal development reference values for children of Turkish origin in the Netherlands
    A Miranda Fredriks
    Child Health Division, TNO Prevention and Health, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 162:788-93. 2003
    ..these references with the reference data of children of Dutch origin and with Turkish reference data collected in Turkey and elsewhere in Europe...
  96. ncbi Disability and its effects on quality of life among older people living in Antalya city center, Turkey
    Levent Donmez
    Department of Public Health, Akdeniz University Medical Faculty, Campus, 07070 Antalya, Turkey
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 40:213-23. 2005
    ..These findings must to be incorporated into planning procedures as expenditure is allocated in order to decrease disability...
  97. pmc Parental educational level and cardiovascular disease risk factors in schoolchildren in large urban areas of Turkey: directions for public health policy
    Bike Kocaoglu
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70, E, Venizelou Ave, 17671 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 5:13. 2005
    ..e. dietary habits, physical activity status) factors related to CVD risk and its relationships to paternal (PEL) and maternal educational level (MEL) among primary schoolchildren in Turkey.
  98. ncbi Serological and entomological survey in a zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis focus of North Central Anatolia, Turkey: Corum province
    Hatice Ertabaklar
    Adnan Menderes University, Medical School Department of Parasitology, Aydin, Turkey
    Acta Trop 93:239-46. 2005
    ..and entomological survey on a visceral leishmaniasis (VL) focus located on the northern central part of Anatolia, Turkey. Five villages of Corum province, where five confirmed cases of human visceral leishmaniasis (HVL) (one patient/..
  99. ncbi Prevalence of psychiatric disorders three years after the 1999 earthquake in Turkey: Marmara Earthquake Survey (MES)
    Emin Onder
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical Faculty of Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:868-74. 2006
    ..The objective of the study is to describe the community prevalence of psychiatric disorder, mainly posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) 3 years after a devastating earthquake...
  100. 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 ..
  101. pmc Characterization of rpoB mutations in rifampin-resistant clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Turkey by DNA sequencing and line probe assay
    Cengiz Cavusoglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Ege University 35100, Izmir, Turkey
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4435-8. 2002
    ..resistance were studied in 41 rifampin-resistant clinical strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated in Turkey. Fourteen different rpoB alleles, three of which had not been reported before, were found...

Research Grants74

  1. 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...
  2. CANCER IN THE JERUSALEM PERINATAL STUDY COHORT
    Susan Harlap; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..two thirds of the Jews were refugees, or their offspring, from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Yemen, Syria or Lebanon...
  3. CANCER IN THE JERUSALEM PERINATAL STUDY COHORT
    Susan Harlap; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..two thirds of the Jews were refugees, or their offspring, from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Yemen, Syria or Lebanon...
  4. CANCER IN THE JERUSALEM PERINATAL STUDY COHORT
    Susan Harlap; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..two thirds of the Jews were refugees, or their offspring, from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Yemen, Syria or Lebanon...
  5. CANCER IN THE JERUSALEM PERINATAL STUDY COHORT
    Susan Harlap; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..two thirds of the Jews were refugees, or their offspring, from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Yemen, Syria or Lebanon...
  6. Transcriptional control of IL-7 receptor (IL-7R) in T cells
    Susan Kaech; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Susan Kaech at Yale University in the US and Dr. Batu Erman at Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey. The Specific Aims stem from those of a parent NIH R01 grant awarded to Dr...
  7. Transcriptional control of IL-7 receptor (IL-7R) in T cells
    SUSAN M contact KAECH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Susan Kaech at Yale University in the US and Dr. Batu Erman at Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey. The Specific Aims stem from those of a parent NIH R01 grant awarded to Dr...
  8. Early Detection of Pervasive Developmental Disorders
    Deborah A Fein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..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. Early Detection of Pervasive Developmental Disorders
    Deborah Fein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..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 ..
  10. Early Detection of Pervasive Developmental Disorders
    Deborah A Fein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..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 ..
  11. Early Detection of Pervasive Developmental Disorders
    Deborah Fein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..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 ..
  12. 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...
  13. New Diagnostics for Amebiasis
    David Lyerly; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..detection tests for intestinal amebiasis, including critical clinical evaluations in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Turkey. Clinical investigators will utilize PCR technology to evaluate test performance...
  14. RISK OF CANCER IN ATAXIA TELANGIECTASIA FAMILIES
    Robert Haile; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..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 ..
  15. 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...
  16. Bordetella pathogenesis: an undergraduate research tool
    Louise Temple; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We have developed an explant culture system for ciliated cells from embryonic turkey trachea and purified cilia from adult turkey trachea...
  17. Bordetella pathogenesis: an undergraduate research tool
    Louise Temple; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We have developed an explant culture system for ciliated cells from embryonic turkey trachea and purified cilia from adult turkey trachea...
  18. 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...
  19. REGULATION OF PHOSPHOLIPASE C
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..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 ..
  20. REGULATION OF PHOSPHOLIPASE C
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..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 ..
  21. REGULATION OF PHOSPHOLIPASE C
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..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 ..
  22. 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 ..
  23. REGULATION OF PHOSPHOLIPASE C
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..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 ..
  24. Genetic investigation of cognitive development in autistic spectrum disorders.
    ERIC MORROW; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to study two complementary patient populations: 1) a special founder population from the Arabic Middle East, Turkey and Pakistan, wherein parents of affected children are consanguineous;and 2) a large collection of North American ..
  25. Genetic investigation of cognitive development in autistic spectrum disorders.
    Eric M Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to study two complementary patient populations: 1) a special founder population from the Arabic Middle East, Turkey and Pakistan, wherein parents of affected children are consanguineous;and 2) a large collection of North American ..
  26. RISK OF CANCER IN A-T FAMILIES
    Robert Haile; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..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 ..
  27. RISK OF CANCER IN A-T FAMILIES
    Robert Haile; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..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 ..
  28. RISK OF CANCER IN A-T FAMILIES
    Robert Haile; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..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 ..
  29. 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 ..
  30. 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...
  31. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CARDIOMYOPATHY
    JUDITH GWATHMEY; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..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 ..
  32. 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...
  33. Troponin structure & function in cardiomyopathy
    Jian Ping Jin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We previously discovered the presence of cTnT variants with abnormally spliced N-terminal regions in turkey and mammalian models of DCM...
  34. Pathogenesis of mesothelioma
    Michele Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..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...
  35. Troponin structure & function in cardiomyopathy
    Jian Ping Jin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We previously discovered the presence of cTnT variants with abnormally spliced N-terminal regions in turkey and mammalian models of DCM...
  36. Pathogenesis of mesothelioma
    Michele Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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...
  37. Genetic investigation of cognitive development in autistic spectrum disorders.
    ERIC MORROW; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..to study two complementary patient populations: 1) a special founder population from the Arabic Middle East, Turkey and Pakistan, wherein parents of affected children are consanguineous; and 2) a large collection of North American ..
  38. Pathogenesis of mesothelioma
    Michele Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..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...
  39. Troponin structure & function in cardiomyopathy
    Jian Ping Jin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We previously discovered the presence of cTnT variants with abnormally spliced N-terminal regions in turkey and mammalian models of DCM...
  40. 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 ..
  41. Spontaneous Sign Systems in Five Cultures
    SUSAN J GOLDIN MEADOW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Despite their lack of an accessible conventional language model, deaf children in the U.S., China, Turkey and Spain develop gesture systems that are structured in language-like ways...
  42. Spontaneous Sign Systems in Five Cultures
    Susan Goldin Meadow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Despite their lack of an accessible conventional language model, deaf children in the U.S., China, Turkey and Spain develop gesture systems that are structured in language-like ways...
  43. 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 ..
  44. Spontaneous Sign Systems in Five Cultures
    Susan Goldin Meadow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Despite their lack of an accessible conventional language model, deaf children in the U.S., China, Turkey and Spain develop gesture systems that are structured in language-like ways...
  45. Spontaneous Sign Systems in Five Cultures
    Susan Goldin Meadow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Despite their lack of an accessible conventional language model, deaf children in the U.S., China, Turkey and Spain develop gesture systems that are structured in language-like ways...
  46. TRIGGERING MECHANISMS FOR MIGRANINE HEADACHE
    MOSKOWITZ MICHAEL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..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...
  47. TRIGGERING MECHANISMS FOR MIGRANINE HEADACHE
    MOSKOWITZ MICHAEL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..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...
  48. 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...
  49. HOMOZYGOSITY MAPPING OF ORAL-FACIAL CLEFTS IN TURKEY
    Mary Marazita; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..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...
  50. 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...
  51. SMS Turkey: Harnessing the power of TXT messaging to promote smoking cessation
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is especially true in Turkey, which was ranked 6th in the world in smoking consumption...
  52. REGULATION OF PHOSPHOLIPASE C
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..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 ..
  53. MATRIX CONTROL OF BIOMINERALIZATION
    MILES CRENSHAW; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..fibrillar structure associated with the transition from non-mineralized to mineralized collagen in the calcifying turkey leg tendon will be detailed...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. In-field Detection Instrument for Rapid Screening of Avian Influenza Viruses
    Xiaoli Su; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Nearly 2 million AI tests are run each year on turkey and broiler production flocks...
  57. A Collaborative search for new genes for non-syndromic deafness
    Mustafa Tekin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Turkey provides a very valuable resource for the identification of new genes for deafness because it has been continually ..
  58. 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 ..
  59. Genetic variability of E. histolytica in Turkey
    William Petri; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..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 ..
  60. ACTION SPECTRA AND BIOCHEMISTRY OF PHOTODERMATOSES
    Derek Cripps; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..of porphyrin synthesis in human erythropoietic and hepatic porphyria, including more recently a site visit to Turkey for a 20-year follow up on Turkish porphyria and corresponding experimental porphyrias...
  61. Genetic variability of E. histolytica in Turkey
    William Petri; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..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 ..
  62. 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...
  63. GENE ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS IN MESOTHELIOMA
    Michele Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2006
    In Cappadocia, Turkey, there are three villages, Karain, Old Sarihidir, and Tuzkoy, where 50% of deaths are caused by malignant mesothelioma (MM). This incredible epidemic has been linked to exposure to erionite, a type of zeolite fiber...
  64. PREVENTION OF OSTEOPENIA BY LOW ENERGY ELECTRIC FIELDS
    Clinton Rubin; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The model we will use, the functionally isolated turkey ulna, has been developed and demonstrated by the investigators to be an effective model for osteopenia...
  65. 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)...
  66. In Vivo Correlates of Altered Red Blood Cell Aggregation
    HERBERT MEISELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Oguz K. Baskurt) and the foreign institution (Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey)...
  67. STRUCTURE-FUNCTION RELATIONSHIPS IN PROTEINS
    JOE KIMMEL; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..In collaboration with Dr. G. Duke of the University of Minnesota, a chronic turkey preparation has been developed in which gut segments can be isolated...
  68. In Vivo Correlates of Altered Red Blood Cell Aggregation
    HERBERT MEISELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Oguz K. Baskurt) and the foreign institution (Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey)...
  69. P2Y-PURINERGIC RECEPTORS
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Our laboratory has adapted the turkey erythrocyte as a model to study receptor- and G-protein-regulated phospholipase C...
  70. P2Y-PURINERGIC RECEPTORS
    T Harden; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Our laboratory has adapted the turkey erythrocyte as a model to study receptor- and G-protein-regulated phospholipase C...