skin test hypersensitivity for childhood asthma in istanbul during a period of 16 years.for diagnosis of allergic disorders, besides history and physical examination, many in vivo and in vitro laboratory tests are used. skin prick test (spt) is an easily performed and valuable test in children. our aim was to evaluate the spt results of asthmatic children according to age and gender, in istanbul and its neighborhood, followed for a period of 16 years.200515777518
epidemiology of superficial mycosis (tinea pedis, onychomycosis) in elementary school children in istanbul, turkey.the purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of tinea pedis and onychomycosis in children of elementary school age and to examine the socio-demographic attributes that may be effective in correlation of both mycoses. 3,390 female and 3,768 male children between ages 6-14 have been examined in seven schools. skin scrapings and nail samples were taken from 13 students who were suspected to have tinea pedis and from 49 students who were suspected to have onychomycosis. according to dire ...200616617585
oral candida colonization of human immunodeficiency virus infected subjects in turkey and its relation with viral load and cd4+ t-lymphocyte count.the association of asymptomatic oral candida colonization with the markers of immunodeficiency and hiv is not clear yet. in addition, the prevalence of different candida species colonizing the oral cavity of hiv-infected patients in turkey remains unknown. to evaluate these subjects, oral rinse samples were taken from 64 hiv-positive individuals who have come to the department of microbiology and clinical microbiology, istanbul medical faculty for viral load and cd4(+) t-lymphocyte count measure ...200717944711
in vitro susceptibility of yeasts isolated from patients in intensive care units to fluconazole and amphotericin b during a 3-year period.fungal infections have increased dramatically in recent years and candidemia is a major risk factor for morbidity and mortality in intensive care units (icus). candidemia has been considered to be a nosocomial infection that is strongly associated with neutropenia, recent surgery or presence of intravascular lines, and previous colonization is an independent risk factor. we evaluated the in vitro efficacy of fluconazole and amphotericin b against yeasts isolated from various clinical specimens o ...200515865609
incidence, etiology and risk factors associated with mortality of nosocomial candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in istanbul, turkey.the aim of this study was to determine the incidence, etiology and risk factors for mortality of patients with nosocomial candidemia.201020881414
epidemiologic and microbiologic evaluation of nosocomial infections associated with candida spp in children: a multicenter study from istanbul, turkey.the purpose of this study was to establish species distribution of candida isolates from pediatric patients in istanbul, turkey, and to determine risk factors associated with nosocomial candida infections.201627339794
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