Mahir Iğde

Learn More
Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1) is a ubiquitous pathogen. Other than known diseases, HSV-1 may have an important role in the pathogenesis of atopy by causing immortality of th2 cells. From June 1st to July 31st 2006, seventy five blood samples were collected from atopic children referred to the allergy clinic of the hospital. The bloods samples were(More)
Leukotriene receptor antagonists(montelukast) have been used for many years in the treatment of asthma both acute and chronic stages. They are accepted commonly as safe but mostly possible side effects are ignored. However, montelukast also could lead to important adverse reactions like hallucinations. In literature only 2 reports have been found about(More)
Abortion is a sensitive and contentious issue with religious, moral, cultural, and political dimensions. It is also a public health concern in many parts of the world. More than one-quarter of the world’s people live in countries where the procedure is prohibited or permitted only to save the woman’s life. Yet, regardless of legal status, abortions still(More)
This study investigated the association between HSV-1 infection and atopy by comparing seropositivity to HSV-1 in atopic children with asthma and allergic rhinitis and in non-atopic children. Totally 249 children randomly selected from the university outpatient pediatric clinics were prospectively enrolled in the study between September 1 and November 30,(More)
INTRODUCTION This study aimed to determine the seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in children and females in the middle Black Sea Region of Turkey and to assess the impact of the universal infant hepatitis B vaccination program started in 1998. METHODOLOGY The laboratory records of 12,057 patients who attended the Samsun Maternity and(More)
Although current guidelines place single leukotriene receptor antagonists use as a therapeutic option in mild persistent asthma, there is still uncertainty about its place. In this study efficiency of montelukast monotherapy in children with moderate persistent asthma was evaluated. Children (age 6 to 16) with persistent moderate asthma were treated(More)
  • 1