Gamze Gulfidan

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PURPOSE Epidemic adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis can spread rapidly among preterm infants who frequently undergo ophthalmological examination. Here we present our experience on a nosocomial outbreak that affected 8 nursery staff members and 26 premature infants. We focus on the presentation and progress of the outbreak, the diagnosis of the disease and the(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the susceptibility of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates to ertapenem in a tertiary pediatric care center in Turkey. DESIGN/METHODS All isolates of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae were collected from clinical specimens from children, and(More)
Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) carditis is treated with steroids, which can cause changes in the cellular immune response, especially decreased CD3 (+) T cells. Nosocomial infections due to steroid use for treatment of ARF carditis or secondary to the changes in the cellular immune response have not been reported in the literature. Sphingomonas paucimobilis is(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major global health problem. The childhood tuberculosis has some unique features different which makes the diagnosis more complicated. Here we described the epidemiologic, clinical and microbiologic features of children with extra pulmonary and pulmonary TB. METHODS The data of the patients <14 years with active TB(More)
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