D Us

Summary

Affiliation: Hacettepe University Medical Microbiology
Location: Ankara, Turkey

Publications

  1. pmc Lactoferrin in Gingival Crevicular Fluid and Peripheral Blood during Experimental Gingivitis
    Burcu Ozdemir
    Department of Periodontology, Gazi University, Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Dent 3:16-23. 2009
  2. ncbi [Herpes simplex virus vaccine studies: from past to present]
    Durdal Us
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 40:413-33. 2006
  3. ncbi [Investigation of Chlamydia trachomatis positivity in women with and without gynecologic complaints by cytologic and direct immunofluorescence methods]
    Dilek Ozdağ
    Hacettepe Universitesi Fen Fakültesi, Biyoloji Bolumu, Beytepe, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 41:51-61. 2007
  4. ncbi Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Bacillus cereus and Chlamydia trachomatis
    Ugur E Altiparmak
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, and Department of Microbiology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1284-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Seroprevalence of West Nile virus and tick-borne encephalitis virus in southeastern Turkey: first evidence for tick-borne encephalitis virus infections
    Koray Ergunay
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Hacettepe University Ankara, Turkey
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:157-61. 2007
  6. ncbi Serum hepatocyte growth factor in autoimmune and hepatitis B-associated liver diseases
    Yasemin H Balaban
    Indian J Gastroenterol 26:192-3. 2007
  7. ncbi [Cytokine storm in avian influenza]
    Durdal Us
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 42:365-80. 2008
  8. ncbi Cytomegalovirus hepatitis and ganciclovir treatment in immunocompetent children
    Hasan Tezer
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 50:228-34. 2008
  9. ncbi [Investigation of anti-R7V antibodies in HIV-infected patients under highly active antiretroviral therapy]
    Koray Ergunay
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 42:413-9. 2008
  10. ncbi [Antinuclear antibodies and disease specificity]
    D Ersöz US
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali
    Mikrobiyol Bul 26:379-89. 1992

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Publications36

  1. pmc Lactoferrin in Gingival Crevicular Fluid and Peripheral Blood during Experimental Gingivitis
    Burcu Ozdemir
    Department of Periodontology, Gazi University, Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Dent 3:16-23. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine alterations of GCF and blood levels of LF (LF-GCF and LF-BL, respectively), employing the experimental gingivitis model...
  2. ncbi [Herpes simplex virus vaccine studies: from past to present]
    Durdal Us
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 40:413-33. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi [Investigation of Chlamydia trachomatis positivity in women with and without gynecologic complaints by cytologic and direct immunofluorescence methods]
    Dilek Ozdağ
    Hacettepe Universitesi Fen Fakültesi, Biyoloji Bolumu, Beytepe, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 41:51-61. 2007
    ..The use of DFA method together with the widely used, practical and economical cytologic examination method, would increase the sensitivity and specificity of C. trachomatis diagnosis...
  4. ncbi Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Bacillus cereus and Chlamydia trachomatis
    Ugur E Altiparmak
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, and Department of Microbiology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1284-7. 2007
    ..To describe the clinical manifestations and outcomes in 4 patients with endophthalmitis caused by Bacillus cereus and Chlamydia trachomatis...
  5. ncbi Seroprevalence of West Nile virus and tick-borne encephalitis virus in southeastern Turkey: first evidence for tick-borne encephalitis virus infections
    Koray Ergunay
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Hacettepe University Ankara, Turkey
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:157-61. 2007
    ..These results suggest the presence of possible human WNV and TBEV infections in southeastern Turkey where vector activity have previously been detected...
  6. ncbi Serum hepatocyte growth factor in autoimmune and hepatitis B-associated liver diseases
    Yasemin H Balaban
    Indian J Gastroenterol 26:192-3. 2007
  7. ncbi [Cytokine storm in avian influenza]
    Durdal Us
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 42:365-80. 2008
    ..In this review article, the immunopathogenesis of influenza infection and the mechanisms of cytokine storm caused by influenza A/H5N1 viruses have been discussed under the light of recent literature...
  8. ncbi Cytomegalovirus hepatitis and ganciclovir treatment in immunocompetent children
    Hasan Tezer
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 50:228-34. 2008
    ..Although ganciclovir seems to be effective in progressive CMV hepatitis, multicenter randomized studies in a large study group are necessar to determine the efficacy and indications for ganciclovir treatment...
  9. ncbi [Investigation of anti-R7V antibodies in HIV-infected patients under highly active antiretroviral therapy]
    Koray Ergunay
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 42:413-9. 2008
    ..Clinical impact of anti-R7V antibody assays for the management of HIV-infected patients will be revealed in the near future with the help of advanced studies...
  10. ncbi [Antinuclear antibodies and disease specificity]
    D Ersöz US
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali
    Mikrobiyol Bul 26:379-89. 1992
    ..were discussed on the basis of their biologic properties, their major role in the diagnosis and monitoring disease activity and response to therapy as well as disease specificity...
  11. doi West Nile virus seroprevalence in blood donors from Central Anatolia, Turkey
    Koray Ergunay
    Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:771-5. 2010
    ..Data on WNV activity in Turkey are currently limited. This study investigated WNV exposure in blood donors from Central Anatolia, Turkey...
  12. ncbi [Investigation of West Nile virus in central nervous system infections of unknown etiology in Ankara, Turkey]
    Koray Ergunay
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Tibbi Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 44:255-62. 2010
    ..In conclusion, in order to fully understand the impact of WNV and/or other flavivirus infections in Turkey, epidemiology and ecological features of these agents need to established...
  13. doi Confirmed exposure to tick-borne encephalitis virus and probable human cases of tick-borne encephalitis in Central/Northern Anatolia, Turkey
    K Ergunay
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Zoonoses Public Health 58:220-7. 2011
    ..Probable cases of TBE have also been identified from Central Anatolia. The epidemiology of TBEV activity in Turkey needs to be assessed and benefits of vaccination for general population, risk groups or travellers must be considered...
  14. doi Sandfly fever virus activity in central/northern Anatolia, Turkey: first report of Toscana virus infections
    K Ergunay
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:575-81. 2011
    ..Infections are observed to be endemic in central Anatolia and should be considered as aetiologic agents in cases/outbreaks of fever and meningoencephalitis...
  15. ncbi [Investigation of dengue virus and yellow fever virus seropositivities in blood donors from Central/Northern Anatolia, Turkey]
    Koray Ergunay
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Tibbi Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Viroloji Unitesi, Ankara, Turkiye
    Mikrobiyol Bul 44:415-24. 2010
    ..These findings indicated that DENV or an antigenically-similar flavivirus was probably present in the study region and sporadic human exposure might have occurred...
  16. ncbi [Investigation of West Nile virus seroprevalence in Hacettepe University Hospital blood donors and confirmation of the positive results by plaque reduction neutralization test]
    Seniz Ayturan
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 45:113-24. 2011
    ..The data of this study indicated that the prevalence of WNV infections, although low in our region, deserves attention to be considered in surveillance and control programs related to WNV in Turkey...
  17. pmc Performance of various commercial assays for the detection of Toscana virus antibodies
    Koray Ergunay
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Virology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:781-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to perform comparative evaluation of commercially available serological assays for anti-TOSV immunoglobulins...
  18. ncbi Metabolic syndrome, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and hepatocyte growth factor (HGF)
    Yasemin H Balaban
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Hepatol 5:109-14. 2006
    ..To the best of our knowledge, serum HGF levels in patients with NASH have not been previously studied. Our aim was to elucidate the correlation of HGF with the clinical and histopathological parameters of NASH...
  19. ncbi [Detection of BK virus activation in renal and bone marrow transplantation patients using serological and virological methods]
    D Us
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakültesi Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali
    Mikrobiyol Bul 26:214-23. 1992
    ..Only one patient's urine sediment whom serologic reactivation was detected, contained uroepithelial cells with intranuclear inclusion bodies characteristic for BK virus when examined by Giemsa staining...
  20. ncbi The role of viruses and Mycoplasma pneumoniae in lower respiratory tract infections in childhood
    A Gocmen
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara
    Turk J Pediatr 34:71-8. 1992
    ..The test was positive in 39 of 83 patients (47%), and RSV was the most frequent agent detected serologically (15.7%)...
  21. ncbi [New human polyomavirus; BK virus antibody levels in different age groups using the hemagglutination inhibition test]
    D Us
    H U Tip Fak Mikrobiyoloji ABD Viroloji Unitesi, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 25:173-7. 1991
    ..Our results indicate that antibody to BK virus infections are remarkably frequent in our population and acquisition of BK virus appeared to be common in childhood...
  22. ncbi Cytotoxin production by Campylobacter jejuni isolated from Turkish patients with diarrhoea
    D Us
    J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 13:130-1. 1995
  23. ncbi Failure of acyclovir sodium therapy in herpes simplex encephalitis
    N Gurses
    Department of Paediatrics, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Ann Trop Paediatr 16:173-5. 1996
    ..We report a case of encephalitis in a previously normal host who died after a 13-day course of acyclovir therapy with isolation of HSV-type 1 from the brain post mortem...
  24. ncbi Seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in an Asymptomatic Turkish population
    D Us
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Turkey
    J Infect 37:148-50. 1998
    ..pylori. A serological study was conducted in an asymptomatic Turkish population to investigate the seropositivity rate of H. pylori and to detect the relationship with age...
  25. ncbi Anti-Kp 90 IgA antibodies in the diagnosis of active tuberculosis
    S Arikan
    Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Chest 114:1253-7. 1998
    ..Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis anti-Kp 90 IgA antibodies is one of the more novel techniques...
  26. ncbi Evaluation of 120 mycobacterial strains isolated from clinical specimens to the species level by polymerase chain reaction-restriction enzyme analysis
    A Ergin
    Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 32:657-62. 2000
    ..AIDS and pulmonary carcinoma were the other underlying diseases detected...
  27. ncbi Viral studies in the cerebrospinal fluid in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
    Banu Anlar
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Infect 44:176-80. 2002
    ..The hypothesis of other viruses contributing to the pathogenesis of SSPE by affecting the in vivo state of MV was investigated...
  28. ncbi [Cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (anti-CCP) together with some other parameters used for serologic diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis]
    Durdal Us
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 37:163-70. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi Serum melatonin levels following enucleation and transpupillary thermotherapy in patients with choroidal melanoma
    Hayyam Kiratli
    Ocular Oncology Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Sihhiye 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 31:505-8. 2003
    ..To study serum melatonin levels in patients with choroidal melanoma preoperatively and following enucleation and transpupillary thermotherapy...
  30. ncbi [Comparison of manual and automated (MagNA Pure) nucleic acid isolation methods in molecular diagnosis of HIV infections]
    Alpaslan Alp
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 38:77-83. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the automatized MagNA Pure system was found to be a reliable, rapid and practical method for the isolation of HIV-RNA...
  31. ncbi [The presence of Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Helicobacter pylori and cytomegalovirus in human atherosclerosis detected by molecular and serological methods]
    Ahmet Pinar
    Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
    Mikrobiyol Bul 38:213-22. 2004
    ..pneumoniae and H. pylori DNA in a considerable number of lesion and non-lesion groups' specimens, but absence in control group specimens supports the hypothesis that these agents have an association with atherosclerosis...
  32. ncbi The value of increased neopterin levels in reducing transfusion-transmitted virus infections: detection of a donation from a HBsAg positive chronic carrier by screening of neopterin in Turkish blood donors
    B Inci Fisenk
    From the Clinical Microbiology Department, Hacettepe University Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:599-604. 2005
    ..The present detection of a HBsAg positive donor who yielded negative result initially and a patient with adenovirus infection indicates that routine screening of neopterin levels in blood banks may reduce the risk for viral transmission...
  33. ncbi Hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma are associated with high serum levels of hepatocyte growth factor
    Yasemin H Balaban
    Indian J Gastroenterol 25:223-4. 2006
  34. ncbi [Viral superantigens]
    Durdal Us
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology Ret, Ankara, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 50:491-504. 2016
    ..In this review article, following a brief description of the general characteristics of SAgs, virus-encoded SAgs and their roles in the diseases have been discussed. ..
  35. ncbi [Investigation of the hepatitis E virus seroprevalence in cases admitted to Hacettepe University Medical Faculty Hospital]
    Nesibe Nur Aydın
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 49:554-64. 2015
    ..8%) that performed from Ankara province in 2002 with similar study groups, emphasizing that there was no significant changes for HEV exposure have occured over more than the last decade in Ankara, Cental Anatolia, Turkey. ..
  36. ncbi [New, newer, newest human polyomaviruses: how far?]
    Durdal Us
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 47:362-81. 2013
    ..In this review, recent developments subjecting new human polyomaviruses have been summarized...