Yöntem Yaman

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Brucellosis, whether in an endemic region or not, remains a diagnostic puzzle due to occasional misleading unusual presentations and non-specific symptoms. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and laboratory findings, complications and treatment outcome of brucellosis in children in southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. This study focuses on the(More)
Pediatric cancer patients have an increased risk of potentially life-threatening fungal infections such as Candida parapsilosis, associated with long-term CVADs. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines on Candida catheter-related bloodstream infections recommend systemic antifungal therapy and catheter removal. In this study, we focused(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate the effect of human hemochromatosis protein (HFE) polymorphisms on cardiac iron overload in patients with beta-thalassemia major. METHODS Our study included 33 patients diagnosed with beta-thalassemia major who were treated with regular transfusions and chelation therapy. M-mode, tissue Doppler, and pulsed wave Doppler(More)
Brucellosis is a systemic zoonotic infectious disease that may cause fever, fatigue, sweating, arthritis, hepatosplenomegaly, cytopenia, and lymphadenopathy. It continues to be an important health problem worldwide. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is characterized by fever, hepatosplenomegaly, cytopenias, high serum levels of ferritin and(More)
Scorpion envenomation is a life-threatening emergency and a common public health problem in many regions of the world, particularly in children. The aim of this retrospective descriptive study was to describe the epidemiological characteristics and some common clinical symptoms and signs, laboratory findings and outcomes among humans in the southeast(More)
VRE species are an increasingly important and universal problem in intensive care units and hematology-oncology departments due to the spread of glycopeptide resistance. Rapid and accurate identification of VRE is therefore crucial. The intent of this study was to compare the diagnostic performance of a real-time PCR test, the BD GeneOhm VanR assay(More)
Candidemia is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in cancer patients. The incidence of candidemia has been reported to have shifted toward nonalbicans species. The aim of this study was to determine the distribution of Candida species resulting in bloodstream infections or catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSIs) in pediatric(More)
The congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia (CAMT) is a syndrome characterized by preservation of granulocytic and erythroid cells during genesis, with a gradual or progressive decrease in the number of megakaryocytic series of cells in the bone marrow. At later times, most patients develop aplastic anemia. It is important to rule out specific causes of(More)
INTRODUCTION Hemophilia is a genetic disorder in which recurrent joint bleeding causes arthropathy. Inflammation and degeneration play roles in the pathogenesis of hemophilic arthropathy. Patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) experience a similar inflammatory degenerative joint disease. A comparison of different patients with common pathogenetic(More)
This study aimed to analyze children with the diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) who were diagnosed and treated between 1998-2015. Medical records were evaluated retrospectively for clinical and laboratory features, treatment details, and outcome. There were 20 patients, the median age of diagnosis was 37 months, M/F ratio: 1.5. Nine had(More)