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The prevalence of fecal colonization of enterococci, the resistance of the isolates to ampicillin, vancomycin, and high-level aminoglycosides, and the clonal relationship among isolates.
The gastrointestinal tract carriage of enterococci was searched in 150 hospitalized patients and 100 outpatients, and clonal relatedness of the isolates and their resistance to ampicillin,Expand
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Prevalence of enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis in patients with diarrhea: a controlled study.
In this age matched controlled study performed in Malatya, a city in east region of Turkey, enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis (ETBF) was investigated in stool specimens obtained from children andExpand
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Bacteriology of Chronic Maxillary Sinusitis and Normal Maxillary Sinuses: Using Culture and Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction
Background Although many investigations have been performed on bacteriology of chronic sinusitis and normal sinuses, there still is much discussion. Also a new bacterial agent, Alloiococcus otitidisExpand
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Prevalence of Group A Streptococcal Carriers in Asymptomatic Children and Clonal Relatedness among Isolates in Malatya, Turkey
ABSTRACT In our study, the prevalence of nasopharyngeal Streptococcus pyogenes was 130 (14.3%) of 909 healthy children. Isolates were found to be susceptible to all antibiotics tested. Pulsed-fieldExpand
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Primary drug resistance and molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients in a population with high tuberculosis incidence in Turkey.
To determine the rate of primary drug resistance and compare the fingerprint pattern diversity of the resistant and sensitive Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates, antituberculosis susceptibilityExpand
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Nasopharyngeal carriage, antimicrobial susceptibility, serotype distribution and clonal relatedness of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in healthy children in Malatya, Turkey.
The aims of this study were to assess the nasopharyngeal colonisation rate, serogroup and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated from healthy children. Of 848Expand
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Spread of a single clone Acinetobacter baumannii strain in an intensive care unit of a teaching hospital in Turkey.
Acinetobacter baumannii is an important nosocomial pathogen, especially in immunocomprimised patients and those hospitalized in intensive care units. After the first isolation of A. baumannii strainsExpand
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