L. David Van Over

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OBJECTIVE Determination of the properties of ticks, which are the vectors of many infectious diseases and the patients with tick bites are important for the prevention of these diseases. For tist reason, the purpose of this study is to determine the important properties of the cases presenting with tick bites to Dokuz Eylul University Hospital and of the(More)
Intestinal protozoa are one of the leading causes of waterborne outbreaks. Stool samples of 196 residents from a village of Izmir, using the public water supply, were collected during an outbreak of gastroenteritis. Patients were asked to fill out a questionnaire reporting on gender, age, gastrointestinal symptoms, whether or not there was a toilet in the(More)
A retrospective evaluation of the data from 14,246 patients with gastrointestinal complaints who presented at the parasitology laboratory of the Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty Hospital between January 2005 and December 2008 was carried out. Fecal samples of all patients were examined using native-Lugol and the trichrome and Kinyoun acid-fast(More)
In this study, stool samples of 9378 patients from different clinics, who presented at the laboratory of the department of parasitology of the Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine with several gastrointestinal complaints from January 2004 to May 2006, were examined. All stool samples were examined with the saline-Lugol method and, in suspicious(More)
As organizational computing moves from back roo m production processing to more highly visible areas such as computing for competitive advantage, expert systems , fourth generation technologies, local area networks, an d desktop publishing, one may assume that the vast majority of organizational effort should be spent on developing new applications to take(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of Demodex spp. in the eyelash follicles obtained from patients seen in our ophthalmology clinic, to define the symptoms of this infestation, and to examine the effectivity of the therapy. This study was conducted in Department of Ophthalmology and Parasitology, Dokuz Eylül University, School of(More)
Dogs are the most preferred pet animal in the world. Canine demodicosis is a skin disease of dogs in which there is proliferation of Demodex canis, an acarine parasite of canine hair follicles, and is typically manifested by alopecia as well as inflammation of hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Secondary bacterial infection often induces pustule and a(More)
OBJECTIVE An investigation of Blastocystis hominis (B. hominis) prevalance in 17756 patients with gastrointestinal system complaints who presented at the parasitology laboratory of the Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty Hospital between January 2005 and December 2009 was carried out. METHODS Fecal samples of all patients were examined using the(More)
A retrospective evaluation of the data from 7,712 patients with gastrointestinal complaints who presented at the parasitology laboratory of the Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty Hospital between January 2003 and December 2004 was carried out. Fecal samples of all patients were examined using native-Lugol and the trichrome staining method after(More)
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