Mustafa Bakir

Summary

Affiliation: Marmara University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness of new pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Turkey: a decision analytical model
    Mustafa Bakir
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine Hospital, Altunizade, Pendik, Istanbul, 34662, Turkey
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:386. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Hickman Catheter-Related Bacteremia with Kluyvera cryocrescens: a Case Report
    Demet Toprak
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara Univesity School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:229-30. 2008
  3. pmc Use of T cell-based diagnosis of tuberculosis infection to optimize interpretation of tuberculin skin testing for child tuberculosis contacts
    Mustafa Bakir
    Department of Paediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Infect Dis 48:302-12. 2009
  4. pmc Hospital acquired Clostridium difficile infection in pediatric wards: a retrospective case-control study
    Ayşe Karaaslan
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Fevzi Çakmak Mahallesi, Mimar Sinan Caddesi No 41 Üstkaynarca, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey
    Springerplus 5:1329. 2016
  5. pmc Intravenous Colistin Use for Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections in Pediatric Patients
    Ayşe Karaaslan
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Balkan Med J 33:627-632. 2016
  6. ncbi request reprint Human Bite-induced Cellulitis Due to Streptococcus pyogenes
    Gülşen Akkoç
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Wounds 27:E20-3. 2015
  7. doi request reprint The diagnostic value of soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor compared with C-reactive protein and procalcitonin in children with febrile neutropenia
    Melis Şirinoğlu
    a Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseasesm, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:200-8. 2016
  8. pmc Epstein-Barr Virus Encephalitis in an Immunocompetent Child: A Case Report and Management of Epstein-Barr Virus Encephalitis
    Gülşen Akkoç
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, 34890 Istanbul, Turkey
    Case Rep Infect Dis 2016:7549252. 2016
  9. ncbi request reprint [Serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibilities of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing acute exacerbations and pneumonia in children with chronic respiratory diseases]
    Gülşen Altınkanat Gelmez
    Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 47:684-92. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Lactococcus lactis spp lactis infection in infants with chronic diarrhea: two cases report and literature review in children
    Ayşe Karaaslan
    School of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Infect Dev Ctries 10:304-7. 2016

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness of new pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Turkey: a decision analytical model
    Mustafa Bakir
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine Hospital, Altunizade, Pendik, Istanbul, 34662, Turkey
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:386. 2012
    ..We compare the cost effectiveness of a 13-valent PCV (PCV-13) and a 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) with that of PCV-7 in Turkey...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hickman Catheter-Related Bacteremia with Kluyvera cryocrescens: a Case Report
    Demet Toprak
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara Univesity School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:229-30. 2008
    ..from clinical specimens is rare. This saprophyte microorganism may cause serious central venous catheter infections, especially in immunosuppressed patients. Clinicians should be aware of its virulence and resistance to many antibiotics...
  3. pmc Use of T cell-based diagnosis of tuberculosis infection to optimize interpretation of tuberculin skin testing for child tuberculosis contacts
    Mustafa Bakir
    Department of Paediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Infect Dis 48:302-12. 2009
    ..More-accurate T cell-based tests of infection could enhance diagnosis by optimizing interpretation of the TST results...
  4. pmc Hospital acquired Clostridium difficile infection in pediatric wards: a retrospective case-control study
    Ayşe Karaaslan
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Fevzi Çakmak Mahallesi, Mimar Sinan Caddesi No 41 Üstkaynarca, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey
    Springerplus 5:1329. 2016
    ..difficile infection (CDI) in hospitalized children who developed diarrhea. A retrospective study was performed at a university hospital in İstanbul over a three-year period (2012-2014)...
  5. pmc Intravenous Colistin Use for Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections in Pediatric Patients
    Ayşe Karaaslan
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Balkan Med J 33:627-632. 2016
    ..The emergence of infections due to multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli (MDR-GNB) has led to the resurrection of colistin use. The data on colistin use and drug-related adverse effects in children are scarce...
  6. ncbi request reprint Human Bite-induced Cellulitis Due to Streptococcus pyogenes
    Gülşen Akkoç
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Wounds 27:E20-3. 2015
    ..Chemoprophylaxis should be initiated in an appropriate clinical setting to prevent secondary bacterial infections. This case was first reported as cellulitis due to S. pyogenes after a human bite. ..
  7. doi request reprint The diagnostic value of soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor compared with C-reactive protein and procalcitonin in children with febrile neutropenia
    Melis Şirinoğlu
    a Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseasesm, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:200-8. 2016
    ..We conclude that suPAR is not useful as a diagnostic biomarker in children with febrile neutropenia; however, persistent high serum suPAR level may predict mortality in FN in children. ..
  8. pmc Epstein-Barr Virus Encephalitis in an Immunocompetent Child: A Case Report and Management of Epstein-Barr Virus Encephalitis
    Gülşen Akkoç
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, 34890 Istanbul, Turkey
    Case Rep Infect Dis 2016:7549252. 2016
    ..The diagnosis was made by EBV-DNA amplification in both the blood and cerebrospinal fluid samples. He was discharged with acyclovir therapy without any sequelae. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint [Serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibilities of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing acute exacerbations and pneumonia in children with chronic respiratory diseases]
    Gülşen Altınkanat Gelmez
    Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 47:684-92. 2013
    ..6%, respectively. In our country, use of the vaccines with these coverage rates has been observed to be effective in children exposed to intensive use of antibiotics with chronic lung disease...
  10. doi request reprint Lactococcus lactis spp lactis infection in infants with chronic diarrhea: two cases report and literature review in children
    Ayşe Karaaslan
    School of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Infect Dev Ctries 10:304-7. 2016
    ..Although Lactococcus species is mostly known as nonpathogenic, it should be kept in mind as a potential pathogen, especially in patients with gastrointestinal disorders. ..
  11. pmc Bacteremia due to Acinetobacter ursingii in infants: Reports of two cases
    Nurhayat Yakut
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pan Afr Med J 23:193. 2016
    ..Although A. ursingii has recently been isolated from a clinical specimen; reports of infection with A. ursingii in children are rare. A. ursingii should be kept in mind as an opportunistic microorganism in children. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous Tuberculosis Occurring After a Skin Cut in a Child
    Gülşen Akkoç
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Wounds 28:E31-4. 2016
    ..Tuberculosis is a common problem in Turkey, and cutaneous tuberculosis is a rare form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Herein, the authors describe a case of cutaneous tuberculosis (lupus vulgaris) occurring after contact with a sheep...
  13. doi request reprint Lack of an inverse association between tuberculosis infection and atopy: by T-cell-based immune assay (RD1-ELISpot)
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:709-15. 2008
    ..003). M. tuberculosis infection whether measured by TST or RD1-ELISpot, was not associated with atopy in children with household TB contact. Presence of a BCG vaccination scar was inversely associated with atopy, as measured by serum IgE...
  14. pmc Neurologic Adverse Events Associated with Voriconazole Therapy: Report of Two Pediatric Cases
    Sevliya Öcal Demir
    Marmara University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 34912 Istanbul, Turkey
    Case Rep Infect Dis 2016:3989070. 2016
    ..In addition, although serum voriconazole concentration was not measured in the present cases, therapeutic drug monitoring for voriconazole seems to be critically important in preventing neurologic side effects in pediatric patients. ..
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of Neisseria meningitidis carriage: a small-scale survey in Istanbul, Turkey
    Eda Kepenekli Kadayifci
    Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Infect Dev Ctries 10:413-7. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of meningococcal carriage and determine the leading serogroup, which may help authorities to adapt appropriate meningococal vaccine into the national immunization programme...
  16. doi request reprint IL-12Rβ1 defect presenting with massive intraabdominal lymphadenopathy due to Mycobacterium intracellulare: A case report
    Eda Kepenekli Kadayifci
    Marmara University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol . 2016
    ..He has been receiving linezolid, levofloxacin, azithromycin, rifabutin and IFN-γ therapy the last 14 months. Currently he has been followed up with significant clinical improvement and weight gain...
  17. doi request reprint Diagnosing latent tuberculosis infection in haemodialysis patients: T-cell based assay (T-SPOT.TB) or tuberculin skin test?
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1645-50. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the diagnostic utility of tuberculin skin test (TST) with an interferon-γ-based assay (T-SPOT.TB) for the diagnosis of LTBI in HD patients...
  18. pmc Ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by Chryseobacterium indologenes: a rare infant case and review of the literature
    Serkan Atıcı
    Department of Pediatrics and Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Medical School, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey T C Sağlık Bakanlığı Marmara Üniversitesi Pendik Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Fevzi Çakmak Mah Mimar Sinan Cad Üstkaynarca, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey
    Springerplus 5:1741. 2016
    ..i>Chryseobacterium indologenes is an uncommon organism that has been documented to cause a variety of invasive infections mostly in hospitalized patients with severe underlying diseases...
  19. doi request reprint Three-year study of health care-associated infections in a Turkish pediatric ward
    Canan Kuzdan
    Marmara University Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Infect Dev Ctries 8:1415-20. 2014
    ..As information on the epidemiology of HCAIs in pediatric patientsinTurkey is limited, we decided to study the annual incidence and antibiotic resistance patterns in our pediatric ward at Marmara University Hospital...
  20. doi request reprint Potential cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) in Turkey
    Ozden Turel
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Bezmialem Vakif University, Adnan Menderes Bulvan Vatan Caddessi, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
    Value Health 16:755-9. 2013
    ..This suggests that replacing 7-valent PCV with a higher-valent version could at least maintain "standard of care" if not improve it, and that it could be affordable...
  21. pmc Prognostic value of a T-cell-based, interferon-gamma biomarker in children with tuberculosis contact
    Mustafa Bakir
    Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Intern Med 149:777-87. 2008
    ..Enzyme-linked immunospot (ELISpot) assay is an increasingly widely used, T-cell-based, interferon-gamma-release assay for diagnosing tuberculosis infection, but whether positive results are prognostic of active tuberculosis is not known...
  22. doi request reprint Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in paediatric wards: a nested case-control study
    Serap Demir
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:548-53. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint The diagnostic value of soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) compared to C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin (PCT) in children with systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)
    Melis Şirinoğlu
    Marmara University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Infect Chemother 23:17-22. 2017
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the diagnostic and prognostic values of suPAR and to compare them to CRP and PCT in pediatric patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)...
  24. doi request reprint Healthcare-associated infections in a newly opened pediatric intensive care unit in Turkey: Results of four-year surveillance
    Serkan Atıcı
    Marmara University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Infect Dev Ctries 10:254-9. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the rate and distribution of HAIs, pathogens, and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in a newly opened pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)...
  25. pmc Refractory invasive aspergillosis controlled with posaconazole and pulmonary surgery in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease: case report
    Eda Kepenekli
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ital J Pediatr 40:2. 2014
    ..Herein, we present a case with CGD who had invasive pulmonary aspergillosis refractory to voriconazole and liposomal amphotericine B combination therapy that was controlled with posaconazole treatment and pulmonary surgery. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of positive tuberculin skin test with an interferon-gamma-based assay in unexposed children
    Ahmet Soysal
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:192-5. 2008
    ..We suggest that confirmation of a positive TST by the interferon-gamma-based test would reduce unnecessary preventive therapy significantly in healthy unexposed BCG-vaccinated children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Recurrent fatal necrotizing fasciitis due to Streptococcus pyogenes in a child with hereditary sensory and automic neuropathy type IV
    Canan Kuzdan
    Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:147-9. 2011
    ..pyogenes. We recommend antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with NF due to S. pyogenes, especially for those with predisposing factors...
  28. doi request reprint Severe Early-Onset Combined Immunodeficiency due to Heterozygous Gain-of-Function Mutations in STAT1
    Safa Baris
    Division of Pediatric Allergy Immunology, Marmara University, Fevzi Çakmak Mah No 41, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Immunol 36:641-8. 2016
    ..However, the clinical spectra of STAT1 GOF mutations continue to expand. We here describe two patients with STAT1 GOF mutations presenting early in life with combined immunodeficiency (CID)...
  29. pmc Evaluation of the line probe assay for the rapid detection of bacterial meningitis pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid samples from children
    Ahmet Soysal
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Marmara University Medical Faculty Department of Pediatrics, Istanbul, Turkey
    BMC Microbiol 17:14. 2017
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Factors influencing parental consent in a hypothetical pediatric vaccine trial in a developing country setting: a questionnaire study
    Ozge Serce
    a Marmara University, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Istanbul, Turkey
    Account Res 22:1-13. 2015
    ..The most important motives were receiving detailed information about trial and benefits to human health. The qualified education of medical community and public about the rationale and benefits of trials is essential for opt-in. ..
  31. doi request reprint Estimating and comparing the clinical and economic impact of paediatric rotavirus vaccination in Turkey using a simple versus an advanced model
    Mustafa Bakir
    Division of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, Marmara University School of Medicine, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey
    Vaccine 31:979-86. 2013
    ..We compared the output of an advanced model with a simple model requiring fewer data inputs. If the results are similar, this could be helpful for countries that have few data available...
  32. doi request reprint T-SPOT.TB assay usage in adults and children
    Ahmet Soysal
    Marmara University Medical Faculty, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, T C Sağlik Bakanlığı Marmara Üniversitesi Hastanesi, Fevzi Çakmak Mahallesi, Mimar Sinan Caddesi, Üst Kaynarca, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 11:643-60. 2011
    ..Although IGRAs cannot distinguish active TB disease from latent TB infection, these assays perform better than the TST for the detection of TB infection...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical knowledge and attitudes of Turkish physicians toward rabies caused by animal bites
    Ismail Gonen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:382-90. 2011
    ....