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The epidemiology and economic impact of varicella-related hospitalizations in Turkey from 2008 to 2010: a nationwide survey during the pre-vaccine era (VARICOMP study)
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This study confirms that varicella-related hospitalizations are not uncommon in children, and two thirds of these children are otherwise healthy, and the annual cost of hospitalization forvaricella reflects only a small part of the overall cost of this disease.
Molecular and clinical spectrum of type I plasminogen deficiency: A series of 50 patients.
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Impaired secretion of mutant PLG proteins as a common molecular pathomechanism in type I PLG deficiency is demonstrated and demonstrated significantly impaired secretion and increased degradation of PLG.
Inherited DOCK2 Deficiency in Patients with Early-Onset Invasive Infections.
TLDR
Autosomal recessive DOCK2 deficiency is a new mendelian disorder with pleiotropic defects of hematopoietic and nonhematopoetic immunity and children with clinical features of combined immunodeficiencies, especially with early-onset, invasive infections, may have this condition.
The Use of Colistin in Critically Ill Children in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
TLDR
This study in a small cohort of patients suggests that the use of colistin in severe nosocomial infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria is well-tolerated and efficacious.
Neurological complications of pandemic influenza (H1N1) in children
TLDR
During pandemic influenza (H1N1) infection, neurological complications may be seen in addition to the respiratory infection, the type of neurological involvement may be variable such as triggering seizure, aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, ADEM, and ANE.
Pyrexia of unknown origin in children: a review of 102 patients from Turkey
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Biopsy, aspiration, serology, bacteriology, radiology and observation of the clinical course were the most useful diagnostic procedures in establishing a diagnosis of pyrexia of unknown origin in Turkish children.
Nasopharyngeal colonization with penicillin‐resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Turkish children
TLDR
There has been a world‐wide increase in the frequency of penicillin‐resistant S. pneumoniae, and Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the major infectious agents observed in children.
Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of children with Kawasaki disease in Turkey.
TLDR
KD must be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of infants with prolonged fever as it is a leading cause of acquired heart disease in childhood in the developed countries.
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