Affiliation: Hacettepe University Medical Microbiology
Location: Ankara, Turkey
- Us D. [Cytokine storm in avian influenza]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2008;42:365-80 pubmed..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. ..
- Balaban Y, Sumer H, Simsek H, Us D, Tatar G. Metabolic syndrome, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and hepatocyte growth factor (HGF). Ann Hepatol. 2006;5:109-14 pubmed..Serum HGF levels were higher in NASH patients than in the controls, although it was statistically insignificant and a correlation with MS could not be detected in this study. ..
- Ergunay K, Ozer N, Us D, Ozkul A, Simsek F, Kaynas S, et al. Seroprevalence of West Nile virus and tick-borne encephalitis virus in southeastern Turkey: first evidence for tick-borne encephalitis virus infections. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2007;7:157-61 pubmed..These results suggest the presence of possible human WNV and TBEV infections in southeastern Turkey where vector activity have previously been detected. ..
- Ergunay K, Saygan M, Aydogan S, Litzba N, Niedrig M, Pinar A, et al. [Investigation of dengue virus and yellow fever virus seropositivities in blood donors from Central/Northern Anatolia, Turkey]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2010;44:415-24 pubmed..These findings indicated that DENV or an antigenically-similar flavivirus was probably present in the study region and sporadic human exposure might have occurred. ..