Kursat Altay

Summary

Affiliation: Firat University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi [Use of multiplex PCR for the diagnosis of Theileria annulata and Theileria buffeli]
    Kursat Altay
    Firat Universitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 32:1-3. 2008
  2. ncbi Theileria infections in small ruminants in the east and southeast Anatolia
    Kursat Altay
    Firat Universitesi, Veteriner Fakultesi, Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:268-71. 2007
  3. ncbi [PCR-RFLP analysis of the Tams1 gene of Theileria annulata]
    Kursat Altay
    Firat Universitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:173-5. 2007
  4. ncbi Detection of Babesia ovis by PCR in Rhipicephalus bursa collected from naturally infested sheep and goats
    K Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Res Vet Sci 85:116-9. 2008
  5. ncbi [Survey of T. annulata and T. buffeli/orientalis in cattle in the region of Erzincan using reverse line blotting]
    Kursat Altay
    Firat Universitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:94-7. 2007
  6. doi Evaluation of a PCR and comparison with RLB for detection and differentiation of Theileria sp. MK and other Theileria and Babesia species of small ruminants
    Kursat Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Parasitol Res 103:319-23. 2008
  7. ncbi Molecular identification, genetic diversity and distribution of Theileria and Babesia species infecting small ruminants
    Kursat Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 147:161-5. 2007
  8. ncbi A molecular survey of bovine Theileria parasites among apparently healthy cattle and with a note on the distribution of ticks in eastern Turkey
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 138:179-85. 2006
  9. doi A study on ovine tick-borne hemoprotozoan parasites (Theileria and Babesia) in the East Black Sea Region of Turkey
    Kursat Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cumhuriyet, 58140, Sivas, Turkey
    Parasitol Res 111:149-53. 2012
  10. ncbi Determination of prevalence and risk factors for infection with Babesia ovis in small ruminants from Turkey by polymerase chain reaction
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Parasitol Res 100:797-802. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi [Use of multiplex PCR for the diagnosis of Theileria annulata and Theileria buffeli]
    Kursat Altay
    Firat Universitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 32:1-3. 2008
    ..annulata and T. buffeli, respectively. It was found that both single and mixed infection with T. annulata and T. buffeli could be diagnosed with multiplex PCR...
  2. ncbi Theileria infections in small ruminants in the east and southeast Anatolia
    Kursat Altay
    Firat Universitesi, Veteriner Fakultesi, Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:268-71. 2007
    ..were detected in 18.29% (120/656) of sheep and 2.88% (4/139) of goats by ME. T. ovis was detected in 58.79% (398/677) of sheep and 11.27% (16/142) of goats by PCR whereas T. lestoquardi was not detected in the same animals...
  3. ncbi [PCR-RFLP analysis of the Tams1 gene of Theileria annulata]
    Kursat Altay
    Firat Universitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:173-5. 2007
    ..Six different restriction profiles (a, b, c, d, e, f) were detected. The number of restriction profiles of 89 samples was found to be as follows: 78(a), 2(b), 2(c), 5(d), 1(e), and 1(f)...
  4. ncbi Detection of Babesia ovis by PCR in Rhipicephalus bursa collected from naturally infested sheep and goats
    K Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Res Vet Sci 85:116-9. 2008
    ..The results showed that nucleotide sequences were identical to the previously reported nucleotide sequences of B. ovis. It is concluded that R. bursa might play an important role in the field as a natural vector of the parasite...
  5. ncbi [Survey of T. annulata and T. buffeli/orientalis in cattle in the region of Erzincan using reverse line blotting]
    Kursat Altay
    Firat Universitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:94-7. 2007
    ..38 %) during microscopical examination, T. annulata was detected in 19 (15.45%) cattle and T. buffeli/orientalis, in 12 (9.76%) by RLB, respectively. Mixed infection was also detected in three samples...
  6. doi Evaluation of a PCR and comparison with RLB for detection and differentiation of Theileria sp. MK and other Theileria and Babesia species of small ruminants
    Kursat Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Parasitol Res 103:319-23. 2008
    ..MK and other Theileria species. In addition, PCR has superiority over RLB because of its ease of use and time period required...
  7. ncbi Molecular identification, genetic diversity and distribution of Theileria and Babesia species infecting small ruminants
    Kursat Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 147:161-5. 2007
    ..36%). Theileria spp. prevalence was 36.08%. Prevalence of B. ovis was 5.43%. The most abundant Theileria species identified was T. ovis (34.56%) followed by Theileia sp. MK (1.30%) and Theileria sp. OT3 (0.43%)...
  8. ncbi A molecular survey of bovine Theileria parasites among apparently healthy cattle and with a note on the distribution of ticks in eastern Turkey
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 138:179-85. 2006
    ..R. sanguineus was the minor species and represented 8% (59/724) of the tick population...
  9. doi A study on ovine tick-borne hemoprotozoan parasites (Theileria and Babesia) in the East Black Sea Region of Turkey
    Kursat Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cumhuriyet, 58140, Sivas, Turkey
    Parasitol Res 111:149-53. 2012
    ..OT1, T. luwenshuni, and T. uilenbergi) and Babesia (B. ovis, B. motasi, and B. crassa) species were not detected. This study is the first molecular survey on ovine tick-borne protozoans in East Black Sea Region of Turkey...
  10. ncbi Determination of prevalence and risk factors for infection with Babesia ovis in small ruminants from Turkey by polymerase chain reaction
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Parasitol Res 100:797-802. 2007
    ..ovis. A total of 510 ticks belonging to the Rhipicephalus spp. were collected from sheep. Ticks were identified to be R. bursa and R. turanicus on the basis of morphological features...
  11. doi Molecular detection and identification of Ehrlichia and Anaplasma species in ixodid ticks
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    Parasitol Res 104:1243-8. 2009
    ..The remaining two sequences detected in R. sanguineus were similar to that of the gene of Anaplasma ovis. The study presented here provides preliminary data regarding the presence of rickettsial pathogens in ticks in Turkey...
  12. doi Molecular detection of Theileria and Babesia infections in cattle
    Kursat Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 158:295-301. 2008
    ..bigemina was found in three samples (0.77%), B. major in two samples (0.51%) and Babesia sp. in five samples (1.28%). A single animal infected with T. buffeli/orientalis was also infected with B. bigemina...
  13. ncbi Detection of Theileria ovis in naturally infected sheep by nested PCR
    Kursat Altay
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 127:99-104. 2005
    ..03% (67/124) positive for T. ovis by nested PCR. The primer pairs described in this study will be useful for epidemiological studies on ovine theileriosis and for discrimination between T. lestoquardi and T. ovis infections in sheep...
  14. pmc Molecular detection of tick-borne rickettsial and protozoan pathogens in domestic dogs from Turkey
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Firat University, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Parasit Vectors 8:157. 2015
    ..This study investigated Babesia, Theileria, Anaplasma, and Ehrlichia species in asymptomatic dogs in ten provinces of Turkey...
  15. doi A molecular and parasitological survey of Hepatozoon canis in domestic dogs in Turkey
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Firat University, 23119, Elazig, Turkey Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 209:264-7. 2015
    ..canis isolates. This epidemiological survey revealed a high prevalence of H. canis in dogs from several provinces in Turkey, and it suggests that the age and origin are associated with the parasite. ..
  16. doi A survey of ixodid ticks feeding on cattle and prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in the Black Sea region of Turkey
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 187:567-71. 2012
    ..Kashi 1 and 2, Babesia sp. Kayseri 1 and Babesia sp.CS58. Anaplasma/Ehrlichia spp. were 98% and 100% identical to Ehrlichia canis and Ehrlichia sp. Omatjenne strain, respectively...
  17. doi Molecular detection and identification of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia species in cattle from Turkey
    Munir Aktas
    Dept of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2:62-5. 2011
    ..ovis, and the other 2 sequences were 99.5% identical to the sequence of Ehrlichia sp. Omatjenne strain. The results further confirmed that A. ovis and Ehrlichia sp. Omatjenne infection occurs in cattle populations in Turkey...
  18. ncbi Sequence polymorphism in the ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacers differs among Theileria species
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Firat, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 147:221-30. 2007
    ..The second held T. sergenti Ikeda, T. sergenti Chitose, and T. buffeli, with the latter two most closely related. The third cluster held the Theileria ovis isolates...
  19. doi Molecular evidence for Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ixodes ricinus from Turkey
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:10-5. 2010
    ..The longer representative sequence (1306bp) also shared 99.92% similarity (a single adenine deletion) with the recently reported complete sequence of A. phagocytophilum...
  20. doi Molecular detection of tick-borne rickettsial and protozoan pathogens in domestic dogs from Turkey
    Munir Aktas
    Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Firat University, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Parasit Vectors 8:763. 2015
    ..This study investigated Babesia, Theileria, Anaplasma, and Ehrlichia species in asymptomatic dogs in ten provinces of Turkey...
  21. pmc Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus: genetic analysis and tick survey in Turkey
    Sukru Tonbak
    Department of Virology, Medical Faculty, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4120-4. 2006
    ..This is the first evidence of CCHFV in ticks from Turkey. Even though Hyalomma is the main vector for CCHFV, R. bursa may play a role in CCHFV transmission...