Zübeyir Bayraktaroğlu

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BACKGROUND Epidemiological surveillance of HIV-1 subtypes is an important and ongoing element of preparation for global antiviral interventions. OBJECTIVE To assess the molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in Istanbul, Turkey. STUDY DESIGN 27 HIV/AIDS patients were investigated. Data on age, sex, country of birth, and HIV acquisition route were collected.(More)
In recent years, an increase in the prevalence of allergic diseases has been reported, in industrialised countries. It is also a problem in non-industrialised countries, but its extent is less well documented. In this study, inhalant screening allergens (AlaTOP), food screening allergens (FP5E), and total and specific IgE were measured in 237 allergic(More)
This study investigated whether cytokine accumulation in plasma of platelet concentrates obtained from single apheresis donors was beyond the acceptable limits of white blood cell contamination at different storage time-points. Samples were obtained from 11 voluntary apheresis donors. All products were heavily contaminated with leukocytes. Sampling times(More)
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