Mehmet E. Duru

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BACKGROUND Onychomycosis has a high prevalance among immunocompromised patients such as diabetics and hemodialysis patients. In the present study, we aimed to investigate the prevalence of onychomycosis among hemodialysis patients with and without diabetes mellitus, and to find out the factors likely to be associated with the development of onychomycosis(More)
Hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate and ethanolic extracts of the aerial parts of Centaurea austro-anatolica Hub.-Mor. (Asteraceae) were evaluated against microorganisms, including multiresistant bacteria, using a paper disc diffusion method. The chloroform extract exhibited significant antibacterial activity toward all bacteria tested. The chemical(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess current iodine levels and related factors among healthy pregnant women.  METHODS In this cross-sectional, hospital-based study, healthy pregnant women (n=135) were scanned for thyroid volume, provided urine samples for urinary iodine concentration and completed a questionnaire including sociodemographic characteristics and dietary(More)
(INH) is now among the most common cause of drug induced seizures in the United States (1). In Turkey, where tuberculosis is seen in alarming proportions , patients who present to the Emergency Deparment (ED) with altered consciousness, agitation, seizures or coma, INH overdose should be scrutinized for. INH inhibits pyridoxal 5' phosphate, a cofactor for(More)
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