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Determination of the etiology of bacterial meningitis and estimating cost of disease are important in guiding vaccination policies. To determine the incidence and etiology of meningitis in Turkey, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples were obtained prospectively from children (1 month-17 years of age) with a clinical diagnosis of acute bacterial meningitis.(More)
Diagnostics spanning a wide range of new biotechnologies, including proteomics, metabolomics, and nanotechnology, are emerging as companion tests to innovative medicines. In this Opinion, we present the rationale for promulgating an "Essential Diagnostics List." Additionally, we explain the ways in which adopting a vision for "Health in All Policies" could(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of HLA DR-DQ haplotypes in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in the Southeast Region of Turkey. METHODS Eighty children and adolescents with T1DM and eighty control subjects participated in the study. HLA-DR, DQ was typed using polymerase chain reaction and sequence-specific(More)
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