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Prophylactic Saccharomyces boulardii in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea: a prospective study.
BACKGROUND Interest to probiotics for the prevention and treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhea is increasing gradually. The most promising seems to be Saccharomyces boulardii . Using aExpand
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Trends in Major Transfusion-transmissible Infections among Blood Donors over 17 Years in Istanbul, Turkey
Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis are serious complications of blood transfusion. These infections are routinelyExpand
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Rapid and quantitative detection of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus by one-step real-time reverse transcriptase-PCR.
In this article, the development of a new TaqMan-based one-step real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay for detection and quantification of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagicExpand
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The spectrum of diseases causing fever of unknown origin in Turkey: a multicenter study.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this trial was to determine the spectrum of diseases with fever of unknown origin (FUO) in Turkey. METHODS A prospective multicenter study of 154 patients with FUO inExpand
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Seroprevalences of hepatitis B and C among health care workers in Turkey
summary. We determined the seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) among health care workers (HCWs) at Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Haydarpasa Training Hospital inExpand
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Hospital-acquired infections following the 1999 Marmara earthquake.
In this study, medical records of all casualties admitted to our hospital following the Marmara earthquake, which struck northwest Turkey and resulted in the destruction of several towns in theExpand
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Saccharomyces boulardii and infection due to Giardia lamblia
Therapy with metronidazole is the recommended option in giardiasis. However, some clinical trial reports suggest the appearance of drug resistance to explain therapeutic failure. SeveralExpand
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Cutaneous Anthrax in Turkey: A Review of 32 Cases
Anthrax, caused by the Gram-positive, rod-shaped, spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis, is rarely seen in industrialized nations but is common in developing countries. Cutaneous anthraxExpand
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Minimal change disease in a patient receiving IFN-alpha therapy for chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is associated with several extrahepatic syndromes. The principal types of renal disorders associated with chronic HCV infection are cryoglobulinemia orExpand
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Severe dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome.
Dapsone, a potent antiparasitic and anti-inflammatory compound, is mainly used in the treatment of leprosy and a variety of blistering skin diseases. It may cause a severe adverse drug reaction withExpand
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