Nevin Tuzcu

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Chronic suppurative otitis media is inflammation of the middle ear and mastoid that involves discharge and hearing loss. Kerstersia gyiorum is a member of the Alcaligenaceae family that who could not be treated with classical treatments such as patients with chronic otitis media, neck abscesses. K. gyiorum strain isolated from a patient with chronic(More)
BACKGROUND Apoptosis is a main regulator in responses of cellular immunity throughout systemic viral infections. Perforin, soluble Fas ligand, caspase-3 and caspase-cleaved cytokeratin-18 (M-30) are mediators of apoptosis. The aim of this study is the evaluation of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) disease changes in the levels of these apoptotic(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Patients with ulcerative colitis still need effective therapy without major side effects. It has been found that strontium can suppress NFκB activation induced by TNF-α. This opens a gate to a new anti-TNF agent which is cheap and can be given orally. We for the first time aimed to investigate the effect of strontium chloride (SrCl2) on(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne viral disease, causing severe viral hemorrhagic fever outbreaks. This study aimed at determining the serum vitamin D levels and investigated the association between Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) and serum vitamin D levels in children with CCHF. METHODS A total of 45(More)
Bovine tuberculosis is an important zoonotic disease transmitted by direct contact, respiratory pathway, ingestion of unpasteurised milk and milk product, raw or undercooked meat. Tuberculosis can be difficult to diagnose based only on the clinical signs. Tuberculosis is usually diagnosed in the field with the tuberculin skin test. Sputum and other body(More)
In this study, female rats induced with chemical cystitis were administered the hormone human choriogonadotropin (HCG), and it was aimed to reveal the usefulness of HCG in the treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. The materials for this study were 32 Wistar albino female rats. The study groups were formed as follows: the cystitis group(More)
The objective of our study was to compare the serum concentrations of procalcitonin (PCT), neopterin, tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α), prostaglandin E2, malondialdehyde, interleukin 8, and gamma interferon (IFN-γ) in neonatal calves with septicemic colibacillosis (n = 15) with healthy controls (n = 15). Septicemic colibacillosis was diagnosed based on(More)
BACKGROUND Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is known to be associated with cardiac damage. Brain type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is secreted from stressed myocardium. OBJECTIVES This study investigated that BNP levels in CCHF and its association with clinical course of disease. METHODS Consecutive CCHF diagnosis confirmed patients were enrolled to(More)
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