Macit Ilkit

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Affiliation: Cukurova University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cutaneous id reactions: a comprehensive review of clinical manifestations, epidemiology, etiology, and management
    Macit Ilkit
    Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Adana, Turkey
    Crit Rev Microbiol 38:191-202. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [A recurrent case of adult favus successfully treated with terbinafine]
    Deniz Erkan
    Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Division of Mycology, Adana, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 49:619-24. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Borelli's lactritmel agar induces conidiation in rare-macroconidia producing dermatophytic fungi
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 50:735-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Majocchi's granuloma: a symptom complex caused by fungal pathogens
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Baş kent University Adana Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 50:449-57. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Onychomycosis in Adana, Turkey: a 5-year study
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 44:851-4. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The epidemiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of vulvovaginal candidosis: a mycological perspective
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Crit Rev Microbiol 37:250-61. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Trichophyton tonsurans scalp carriage among wrestlers in a national competition in Turkey
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 172:215-22. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Albicans ID2 and Biggy agar for the isolation and direct identification of vaginal yeast isolates
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    J Med Microbiol 56:762-5. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Trichophyton Rubrum with the 'raubitschekii' morphotype: the first report from Turkey
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, 01330, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 171:119-22. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic dermatophyte scalp carriage: laboratory diagnosis, epidemiology and management
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana 01330, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 165:61-71. 2008

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Publications58

  1. doi request reprint Cutaneous id reactions: a comprehensive review of clinical manifestations, epidemiology, etiology, and management
    Macit Ilkit
    Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Adana, Turkey
    Crit Rev Microbiol 38:191-202. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint [A recurrent case of adult favus successfully treated with terbinafine]
    Deniz Erkan
    Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Division of Mycology, Adana, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 49:619-24. 2015
    ..Consequently, favus is still an important health problem encountered in Turkey. ..
  3. doi request reprint Borelli's lactritmel agar induces conidiation in rare-macroconidia producing dermatophytic fungi
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 50:735-9. 2012
    ..BLA apparently improved macroconidia production after 15 days and was the most useful nutrient agar medium to induce these phenotypic characters in daily practice, closely followed by OA, PDA, and MBLA...
  4. doi request reprint Majocchi's granuloma: a symptom complex caused by fungal pathogens
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Baş kent University Adana Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 50:449-57. 2012
    ..This review focuses on the clinical presentation, pathogenesis, laboratory diagnostic methods (including the Tzanck smear test), etiologic agents, histopathologic characteristics, and therapeutic approaches to the treatment of MG...
  5. ncbi request reprint Onychomycosis in Adana, Turkey: a 5-year study
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 44:851-4. 2005
    ..Onychomycosis results from invasion of the nail plate by dermatophytes, yeasts or mould species of fungi. This report documents the etiological agents of onychomycosis in Adana, Turkey...
  6. doi request reprint The epidemiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of vulvovaginal candidosis: a mycological perspective
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Crit Rev Microbiol 37:250-61. 2011
    ..This report reviews current knowledge about the available diagnostic methods and tests that accurately diagnose VVC, and highlights the importance of fungal culture...
  7. doi request reprint Trichophyton tonsurans scalp carriage among wrestlers in a national competition in Turkey
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 172:215-22. 2011
    ..tonsurans in two samples (25%). T. tonsurans was only recovered from 11 out of 194 (5.7%) wrestlers. Scalp carriage represents the predominant (72.7%) clinical picture of a T. tonsurans infection in these Greco-Roman wrestlers in Turkey...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Albicans ID2 and Biggy agar for the isolation and direct identification of vaginal yeast isolates
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    J Med Microbiol 56:762-5. 2007
    ..However, neither Albicans ID(2) nor Biggy agar was sufficient for reliable differentiation of yeasts to the species level...
  9. doi request reprint Trichophyton Rubrum with the 'raubitschekii' morphotype: the first report from Turkey
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, 01330, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 171:119-22. 2011
    ..Actually, the lack of epidemiological data on this variety is notable, and the actual prevalence is unknown. Otherwise, routine methods misidentified the strains as T. rubrum or unrecognized cases were underreported...
  10. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic dermatophyte scalp carriage: laboratory diagnosis, epidemiology and management
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana 01330, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 165:61-71. 2008
    ..An integration into the school health programs is proposed, which will render the possible dealing of the subject in a comprehensive and reasonable manner...
  11. ncbi request reprint [A tinea incognito case caused by Trichophyton rubrum with clinical and mycological cure and review of the literature]
    Macit Ilkit
    Cukurova Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Mikoloji Bilim Dali, Adana
    Mikrobiyol Bul 44:149-53. 2010
    ..Thus atypical erythematous plaques should be investigated in terms of presence of fungi and treated accordingly to establish total clinical and mycological cure...
  12. doi request reprint Favus of the scalp: an overview and update
    Macit Ilkit
    Faculty of Medicine, Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 170:143-54. 2010
    ..This review discusses the clinical features of favus, as well as the etiological agents, global epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis, and a short history of medical mycology...
  13. doi request reprint Clonal outbreak of Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis gladiatorum among wrestlers in Adana, Turkey
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 48:480-5. 2010
    ..tonsurans. Mixed-marker strain typing examining 24 sequence variations in 12 gene loci confirmed that the outbreak was caused by a single strain of T. tonsurans...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical and Laboratory Features of Six Cases of Candida and Dermatophyte Folliculitis and a Review of Published Studies
    Murat Durdu
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University Adana Hospital, 01250, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 181:97-105. 2016
    ..This study revealed that dermatophytes and C. albicans are the primary causative agents of non-Malassezia fungal folliculitis. We compared our findings with published reports on fungal folliculitis...
  15. pmc Time-Kill Kinetics and In Vitro Antifungal Susceptibility of Non-fumigatus Aspergillus Species Isolated from Patients with Ocular Mycoses
    Yasemin Oz
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Eskisehir Osmangazi, Eskisehir, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 181:225-33. 2016
    ..Analysis of the kinetic growth assays, along with consideration of the killing rates, revealed that posaconazole was the most effective antifungal against all of the isolates...
  16. doi request reprint ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy Highlights the Problem of Distinguishing Between Exophiala dermatitidis and E. phaeomuriformis Using MALDI-TOF MS
    Cagri Ergin
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    Microb Ecol 71:339-46. 2016
    ..Therefore, MALDI-TOF MS reference libraries should be created for clinical strains and should exclude petroleum-associated environmental isolates...
  17. doi request reprint Yeast vaginitis during pregnancy: susceptibility testing of 13 antifungal drugs and boric acid and the detection of four virulence factors
    Ayse Kalkanci
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gazi, Ankara, Turkey
    Med Mycol 50:585-93. 2012
    ..05). Antifungal testing and the determination of virulence factors may lead to the effective and prompt treatment of VVC, particularly in pregnant women...
  18. doi request reprint Asymptomatic groin dermatophyte carriage detected during routine gynaecologic examinations
    Umran Küçükgöz-Güleç
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycoses 56:250-5. 2013
    ..002). In conclusion, groin dermatophyte carriage is more common than tinea inguinalis and can potentially convert into a symptomatic infection...
  19. doi request reprint Genotyping reveals no link between Candida albicans genotype and vaginitis severity in Turkish women
    Ahmet Barış Güzel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 175:287-94. 2013
    ..9 and 3.7 %, respectively. Therefore, we did not find any correlation between genotype, severity of VVC, and antifungal resistance (P > 0.05). Even so, additional molecular data may provide new insights into the management of VVC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic dermatophyte scalp carriage in school children in Adana, Turkey
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycoses 50:130-4. 2007
    ..As a conclusion, the prevalence of asymptomatic carrier state was similar with the prevalence of symptomatic cases, and we found a predominance of zoophilic species...
  21. pmc Clinical characteristics of Turkish women with Candida krusei vaginitis and antifungal susceptibility of the C. krusei isolates
    Ahmet Barış Güzel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, 01330 Adana, Turkey
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2013:698736. 2013
    ..Antifungal testing may be required if C. krusei vaginitis fails to respond to non-fluconazole therapy, particularly in patients with recurrent infections...
  22. doi request reprint Survey of scalp dermatophyte carriage in a Day Care Center in Turkey
    Hatice Kurdak
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 167:139-44. 2009
    ..Despite poor hygienic conditions and the participants' difficulties in performing basic hygiene practices, asymptomatic carriage was found to be surprisingly less prevalent among the mentally retarded individuals...
  23. doi request reprint Glans penis and prepuce colonisation of yeast fungi in a paediatric population: pre- and postcircumcision results
    I A Aridogan
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycoses 52:49-52. 2009
    ..We suggest that circumcision, rather than age, plays an important part in the reduction of yeast fungi in genitalia...
  24. doi request reprint Scalp dermatophyte carriage in pregnant, pre-, and postmenopausal women: a comparative study using the hairbrush and cytobrush methods of sample collection
    Levent Toksöz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 171:339-44. 2011
    ..In addition, the contacts and environment at home were screened, where all fungal cultures were sterile. To the best of our knowledge, this study is the first report of a "scalp carriage" related to a cosmopolitan fungus, T. rubrum...
  25. doi request reprint An evaluation of risk factors in pregnant women with Candida vaginitis and the diagnostic value of simultaneous vaginal and rectal sampling
    Ahmet Barış Güzel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 172:25-36. 2011
    ..05). In addition, rectal colonization is a common finding in cases of AVVC and symptomatic-RVVC cases and corresponds well with the presence of the same yeast species in the vagina...
  26. doi request reprint Infrequent Production of Xanthomegnin by Fungal Strains Recovered from Patients with Ocular Mycoses
    Havva Gul Ozdemir
    Division of Ophthalmology, Medicosocial Health Center, University of Cukurova, 01330, Saricam, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 181:241-6. 2016
    ..However, we were unable to detect xanthomegnin in any of the other 61 fungal strains. Our result suggests that xanthomegnin production was infrequent in fungal strains recovered from patients with ocular mycoses...
  27. doi request reprint Virulence markers of opportunistic black yeast in Exophiala
    Hafize Sav
    Department of Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mycoses 59:343-50. 2016
    ..These results indicate that virulence factors are inconsistently present in the investigated Exophiala species, suggesting opportunism rather than pathogenicity. ..
  28. doi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics of Malassezia folliculitis and use of the May-Grünwald-Giemsa stain to diagnose the infection
    Murat Durdu
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University Adana Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 76:450-7. 2013
    ..Complete recovery was observed in 79.6% of the patients. These novel findings help improve our current understanding of the epidemiological characteristics of MF and establish MGG as a practical tool for the diagnosis of MF. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint [The effect of Tween-80 on the differentiation of Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum strains with FT-IR spectroscopy]
    Cagri Ergin
    Pamukkale University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Denizli, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 48:449-60. 2014
    ..mentagrophytes and T.rubrum complexes by FT-IR spectroscopy. ..
  30. doi request reprint The use of albino adult hair and blond prepubertal hair yields equivalent results in an in vitro hair perforation test to differentiate between different dermatophytic fungi
    Ramazan Gumral
    Department of Microbiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 176:23-31. 2013
    ..This paper offers a "low-cost" and "low-tech" alternative to differentiating dermatophyte species where standard morphological techniques fail and/or where molecular techniques are not a viable option...
  31. doi request reprint Fourier transform infrared spectral evaluation for the differentiation of clinically relevant Trichophyton species
    Cagri Ergin
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    J Microbiol Methods 93:218-23. 2013
    ..We suggested that further research with several reference and clinical isolates of Trichophyton species will be crucial to accurately identify intra-species of T. rubrum and T. mentagrophytes complexes...
  32. doi request reprint Evaluation of risk factors in patients with vulvovaginal candidiasis and the value of chromID Candida agar versus CHROMagar Candida for recovery and presumptive identification of vaginal yeast species
    Ahmet Barış Güzel
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 49:16-25. 2011
    ..01), whereas the use of a daily pad and walking daily significantly decreased the risk of both acute and recurrent VVC (P < 0.01)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of tinea pedis and toenail tinea unguium in worshippers in the mosques in Adana, Turkey
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    J Dermatol 32:698-704. 2005
    ..Pedal dermatophyte infection seems to be a major problem among the adult Muslim male population regularly attending mosques especially in 5th and 6th decades of life...
  34. ncbi request reprint Malassezia and Candida colonisation on glans penis of circumcised men
    I Atilla Aridogan
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycoses 48:352-6. 2005
    ..1%), Candida zeylanoides (5.4%), Candida guilliermondii (2.7%) and Saccharomyces cerevisiae (2.7%). The results of this study showed that Malassezia species were also colonised like Candida on the glans penis of circumcised males...
  35. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pityriasis versicolor in Adana, Turkey
    Mehmet Karakas
    Department of Dermatology, University of Cukurova, Adana 01330, Turkey
    J Dermatol 36:377-82. 2009
    ..4%) and Malassezia slooffiae (15.9%). Mixed Malassezia species were not isolated. In conclusion, M. globosa was found to be the predominant PV isolate in Adana, Turkey...
  36. doi request reprint Lack of Candida africana and Candida dubliniensis in vaginal Candida albicans isolates in Turkey using HWP1 gene polymorphisms
    Ramazan Gumral
    Department of Microbiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 172:73-6. 2011
    ..africana, C. albicans, and C. dubliniensis. Further studies may highlight the pathogenesis and importance of this yeast in vulvovaginal candidiasis...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Investigation of tinea pedis and toenail onychomycosis prevalence in patients with psoriasis]
    Zeynep Tülay Altunay
    Cukurova Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Mikoloji Bilim Dali, Adana
    Mikrobiyol Bul 43:439-47. 2009
    ..Since dermatomycosis is still an important public health problem, it may be controlled by education of the patient about proper foot hygiene and avoiding walking barefooted in shower areas...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Investigation of the presence of Cryptococcus spp. in eucalyptus trees by using sedimentation and swabbing methods]
    Aylin Ates
    Cukurova Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Mikoloji Bilim Dali, Adana
    Mikrobiyol Bul 42:655-60. 2008
    ..has been isolated from any of the samples. It was suggested that other species of trees and environmental samples should be examined for the existence of yeast fungi, so that more extensive epidemiological data could be obtained...
  39. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of morphological, physiological and biochemical tests in distinguishing Trichophyton rubrum from Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex
    Aylin Ates
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 46:811-22. 2008
    ..rubrum strains from T. mentagrophytes complex. Our results revealed that UPA, CMDA, BCP-MS-G, LJA, and BHIA may be used as common mycological agars in routine practice...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of circumcision on genital colonization of Malassezia spp. in a pediatric population
    Serdar Iskit
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 44:113-7. 2006
    ..05), circumcision was responsible for increasing the colonization rate by 4.8 times (95% CI: 1.6-14.5) (P < 0.01). The circumcision status was not found to effect the distribution of Malassezia spp...
  41. ncbi request reprint Aspergillus flavus Keratitis: Experience of a Tertiary Eye Clinic in Turkey
    Elif Erdem
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, 01380, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia . 2016
    ..flavus keratitis can present with different underlying factors and clinical conditions. A combination of antifungal therapy and supportive surgical intervention may resolve infections caused by A. flavus in the cornea...
  42. doi request reprint Successful medical management of recalcitrant Fusarium solani keratitis: molecular identification and susceptibility patterns
    Hande Taylan Sekeroglu
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 174:233-7. 2012
    ..solani keratitis, as in this case. A combination of various antifungal agents administered by different routes prevented loss of the eye...
  43. doi request reprint Identification of rare macroconidia-producing dermatophytic fungi by real-time PCR
    Tuba Yuksel
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 50:346-52. 2012
    ..The advantages of the assay include the provision of accurate and reliable diagnoses of dermatophytic fungi...
  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 12 liquid media for germ tube production of Candida albicans and C. tropicalis
    Suleyha Hilmioglu
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ege, Izmir, Turkey
    Mycoses 50:282-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, human serum was observed to be the most appropriate medium to be preferred for GTT, with an incubation period of 2 h...
  45. doi request reprint Virulence Attributes and Antifungal Susceptibility Profile of Opportunistic Fungi Isolated from Ophthalmic Infections
    Hafize Sav
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, 34098, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 181:653-61. 2016
    ..05). Overall, our study suggests no significant correlation between the antifungal susceptibility profiles and virulence attributes of ocular fungal isolates. ..
  46. doi request reprint Aspergillus terreus infection in a sutureless self-sealing incision made during cataract surgery
    Elif Erdem
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 179:129-34. 2015
    ..We suggest that early and accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment of A. terreus keratitis may have a major impact on preventing severe disease complications...
  47. doi request reprint Antifungal susceptibility of ocular fungal pathogens recovered from around the world against itraconazole, voriconazole, amphotericin B, and caspofungin
    Havva Gul Ozdemir
    Division of Ophthalmology, Medicosocial Health Center, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Med Mycol 50:130-5. 2012
    ..We also report on several fungal species that are rarely encountered in the clinical laboratory, for which little information about drug sensitivities was previously available...
  48. doi request reprint Superficial fungal infections of the male genitalia: a review
    Ibrahim Atilla Aridogan
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Crit Rev Microbiol 37:237-44. 2011
    ..To obtain a reliable diagnosis of genital fungal infections, medical history, clinical examination, and mycological and histological investigations of the lesions are critical...
  49. doi request reprint Topical and systemic antifungals in dermatology practice
    Murat Durdu
    A Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University Adana Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 10:225-237. 2017
    ..However, for effective treatment, it is important to correctly determine the causal agents at the species level, which will enable administration of suitable therapeutics and initiation of appropriate management strategies...
  50. doi request reprint MALDI-TOF MS-based identification of black yeasts of the genus Exophiala
    Betil Ozhak-Baysan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Akdeniz, Antalya, Turkey
    Med Mycol 53:347-52. 2015
    ..Furthermore, 58.9% and 26.3% of the strains had log-score values of ≥2.0 by using SGA and CA, respectively. Our results indicate that MALDI-TOF MS is a rapid and reliable technique with high rates of correct taxonomic identification. ..
  51. doi request reprint Black yeast diversity on creosoted railway sleepers changes with ambient climatic conditions
    Ramazan Gumral
    Department of Microbiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Microb Ecol 68:699-707. 2014
    ..We believe that this study can contribute new insights into the ecology of black yeasts on railway sleepers and the railway factors that influence their diversity...
  52. doi request reprint Epidemiology of dermatophytosis in junior combat and non-combat sports participants
    Aylin Döğen
    Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Mersin, Mersin, Turkey
    Mycoses 56:95-100. 2013
    ..4%) (P > 0.05). However, dermatophyte infections require more attention and appropriate management to eradicate the infection and to prevent possible outbreaks. This study also documents the first case of zoophilic A. simii in Turkey...
  53. ncbi request reprint Tinea cruris in routine urology practice
    I Atilla Aridogan
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Urol Int 74:346-8. 2005
    ..It has been aimed to investigate the prevalence and the causative agents of tinea cruris and tinea pedis in patients who were admitted to the Department of Urology with various pathologies...
  54. ncbi request reprint The first isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans from Eucalyptus trees in South Aegean and Mediterranean Regions of Anatolia in Turkey despite Taurus Mountains alkalinity
    Cagri Ergin
    Pamukkale University Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology, Denizli, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 158:43-7. 2004
    ..In this study, the existence of Cryptococcus neoformans was shown in the eucalyptus flora of Turkey despite the alkaline soil condition...
  55. doi request reprint Tinea pedis: the etiology and global epidemiology of a common fungal infection
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey and
    Crit Rev Microbiol 41:374-88. 2015
    ..In this review, we discuss the epidemiology, clinical forms, complications and mycological characteristics of tinea pedis and we highlight the pathogenesis, prevention and control parameters of this infection. ..
  56. doi request reprint Xanthomegnin detection does not discriminate between Trichophyton rubrum and T. mentagrophytes complexes
    Hazal Kandemir
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    J Microbiol Methods 111:122-6. 2015
    ..We concluded that it is not a reliable technique for discriminating the two complexes, because strains belonging to both T. rubrum and T. mentagrophytes complexes displayed xanthomegnin activity. ..
  57. doi request reprint First step in the differential diagnosis of folliculitis: cytology
    Murat Durdu
    Baskent University, Department of Dermatology, Adana Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Crit Rev Microbiol 39:9-25. 2013
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of tinea capitis in Ceyhan district, Adana in Cukurova region, Turkey
    Türker Gümüsay
    Mycoses 49:346-9. 2006
    ..Among eight cases, there were seven boys and one girl. Trichophyton violaceum was the most frequent causative agent, followed by T. tonsurans, T. mentagrophytes, Microsporum canis and M. gypseum...