A Serda Kantarcioglu

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Affiliation: Istanbul University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. doi Central nervous system infections by members of the Pseudallescheria boydii species complex in healthy and immunocompromised hosts: epidemiology, clinical characteristics and outcome
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mycoses 51:275-90. 2008
  2. ncbi The presence of fluconazole-resistant Candida dubliniensis strains among Candida albicans isolates from immunocompromised or otherwise debilitated HIV-negative Turkish patients
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Rev Iberoam Micol 19:44-48. 2002
  3. doi Clinical characteristics and epidemiology of pulmonary pseudallescheriasis
    Ayse Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Rev Iberoam Micol 29:1-13. 2012
  4. ncbi Phospholipase and protease activities in clinical Candida isolates with reference to the sources of strains
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul Turkey
    Mycoses 45:160-5. 2002
  5. doi A dark strain in the Fusarium solani species complex isolated from primary subcutaneous sporotrichioid lesions associated with traumatic inoculation via a rose bush thorn
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Deep Mycosis Laboratory, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 48:103-9. 2010
  6. doi Fatal Trichoderma harzianum infection in a leukemic pediatric patient
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 47:207-15. 2009
  7. pmc Subcutaneous cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus diffluens in a patient with sporotrichoid lesions case report, features of the case isolate and in vitro antifungal susceptibilities
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Deep Mycosis Laboratory, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 45:173-81. 2007
  8. ncbi A Rhizopus oryzae strain isolated from resected bone and soft tissue specimens from a sinonasal and palatal mucormycosis case. Report of a case and in vitro experiments of yeastlike cell development
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 44:515-21. 2006
  9. ncbi In-vitro activities of terbinafine, itraconazole and amphotericin B against Aspergillus and Cladosporium species
    A S Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Chemother 14:562-7. 2002
  10. ncbi Cryptococcal parotid involvement: an uncommon localization of Cryptococcus neoformans
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 44:279-83. 2006

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Publications18

  1. doi Central nervous system infections by members of the Pseudallescheria boydii species complex in healthy and immunocompromised hosts: epidemiology, clinical characteristics and outcome
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mycoses 51:275-90. 2008
    ..As the therapeutic options were poor, the treatment was difficult in general and the prognosis was poor...
  2. ncbi The presence of fluconazole-resistant Candida dubliniensis strains among Candida albicans isolates from immunocompromised or otherwise debilitated HIV-negative Turkish patients
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Rev Iberoam Micol 19:44-48. 2002
    ..25-0.5 &mgr;g/ml, and susceptible to flucytosine, with a MIC range 1-4 &mgr;g/ml...
  3. doi Clinical characteristics and epidemiology of pulmonary pseudallescheriasis
    Ayse Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Rev Iberoam Micol 29:1-13. 2012
    ..In otherwise healthy patients, the infection is characterized by non-invasive type involvement, while invasive and/or disseminated infections were mostly seen in immunocompromised patients...
  4. ncbi Phospholipase and protease activities in clinical Candida isolates with reference to the sources of strains
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul Turkey
    Mycoses 45:160-5. 2002
    ..kefyr, C.lipolytica, C. parapsilosis and C. tropicalis- the remaining isolates were negative. 56 strains of C.albicans and 2 strains of C. kefyr tested produced both phospholipase and protease...
  5. doi A dark strain in the Fusarium solani species complex isolated from primary subcutaneous sporotrichioid lesions associated with traumatic inoculation via a rose bush thorn
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Deep Mycosis Laboratory, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 48:103-9. 2010
    ..A cure was ultimately achieved with combined terbinafine/itraconazole therapy with prolonged itraconazole follow-up therapy...
  6. doi Fatal Trichoderma harzianum infection in a leukemic pediatric patient
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 47:207-15. 2009
    ..harzianum, including this one, have been described thus far in the literature. All were fatal and the fungus was resistant to antifungal therapy. A critical review of the other two cases of Trichoderma infections in humans is provided...
  7. pmc Subcutaneous cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus diffluens in a patient with sporotrichoid lesions case report, features of the case isolate and in vitro antifungal susceptibilities
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Deep Mycosis Laboratory, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 45:173-81. 2007
    ..This species shares several phenotypic traits with C. neoformans, and, therefore, decisive diagnosis should be based on biopsy and culturing results followed by molecular identification...
  8. ncbi A Rhizopus oryzae strain isolated from resected bone and soft tissue specimens from a sinonasal and palatal mucormycosis case. Report of a case and in vitro experiments of yeastlike cell development
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 44:515-21. 2006
    ..In vitro induced yeast-like cell development of the case isolate was found under certain growth conditions and documented by photomicrographs...
  9. ncbi In-vitro activities of terbinafine, itraconazole and amphotericin B against Aspergillus and Cladosporium species
    A S Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Chemother 14:562-7. 2002
    ..Our data suggest that terbinafine may be useful in the treatment of Aspergillus and Cladosporium infections...
  10. ncbi Cryptococcal parotid involvement: an uncommon localization of Cryptococcus neoformans
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 44:279-83. 2006
    ..While fungal infection of the parotid gland have been reported, to our knowledge, this is the first description of a non-disseminated primary parotid infection due to C. neoformans...
  11. ncbi Central nervous system infection due to Penicillium chrysogenum
    A S Kantarcioglu
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mycoses 47:242-8. 2004
    ..125 microg ml(-1); and terbinafine (TRB), 0.06 microg ml(-1). The patient has been cured with FLZ...
  12. ncbi Paecilomyces variotii central nervous system infection in a patient with cancer
    A S Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mycoses 46:45-50. 2003
    ..Despite antimycotic therapy, the infection proved to be fatal...
  13. ncbi Case report. Isolation of Cladosporium cladosporioides from cerebrospinal fluid
    A S Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, and Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures CBS, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Mycoses 45:500-3. 2002
    ..Cladosporium cladosporioides was isolated from three subsequent cerebrospinal fluid specimens and from a brain biopsy specimen of a human patient. Susceptibility testing of the isolate was performed against seven antifungal agents...
  14. ncbi A flucytosine-resistant Cryptococcus neoformans (serotype D) strain isolated in turkey from cutaneous lesions
    A S Kantarcioglu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34303 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 40:519-23. 2002
    ..This is the first C. neoformans isolate in Turkey shown to have primary resistance to 5-FC. Primary resistance to flucytosine is rarely reported in C. neoformans and may be associated with treatment failure in some cases...
  15. doi Susceptibility testing of Cryptococcus diffluens against amphotericin B, flucytosine, fluconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole and posaconazole
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Dept of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Deep Mycosis Laboratory, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol 47:169-76. 2009
    ..Most of the isolates were inhibited by 0.5 microg/ml of both VRC and PSC. A clinical isolate showing phenotypic switching exhibited elevated MICs to both agents, i.e., VRC (>16 microg/ml) and PSC (>8 microg/ml)...
  16. doi A case of central nervous system infection due to Cladophialophora bantiana
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Mycology Unit, Department of Medical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, 34098 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey Electronic address
    Rev Iberoam Micol . 2016
    ..Cladophialophora bantiana is a melanised mold with a pronounced tropism for the central nervous system, almost exclusively causing human brain abscesses...
  17. doi An updated comprehensive systematic review of Cladophialophora bantiana and analysis of epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and outcome of cerebral cases
    A Serda Kantarcioglu
    Mycology Unit, Department of Medical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, 343098 Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Mycol . 2016
    ..Since the fungus is a true pathogen, laboratory workers should be made aware that BioSafety Level-3 precautions might be necessary...
  18. ncbi Scedosporium apiospermum: changing clinical spectrum of a therapy-refractory opportunist
    Josep Guarro
    Unitat de Microbiologia, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
    Med Mycol 44:295-327. 2006
    ..The natural environmental habitat of the fungus is unknown; nutrient-rich, brackish waters like river estuaria have been suggested. The fungus is strongly promoted by agricultural and particularly by industrial pollution...