Mustafa Sunbul

Summary

Affiliation: Ondokuz Mayis University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Community-acquired Pseudomonas stutzeri meningitis in an immunocompetent patient]
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Enfeksiyon Hastaliklari ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Samsun
    Mikrobiyol Bul 43:159-62. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker lead endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus hominis
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:543-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Thwaites' diagnostic scoring and the prediction of tuberculous meningitis
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Ondokuz Mayis University, School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 14:151-4. 2005
  4. pmc Distribution of hepatitis B virus genotypes in patients with chronic hepatitis B in Turkey
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1976-80. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Tracing the spread of hepatitis C virus in Turkey: a phylogenetic analysis
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Intervirology 56:201-5. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint [Case report: a nosocomial infection caused by vancomycin resistant enterococcus]
    Nuriye Tasdelen Fisgin
    Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Klinik Mikrobiyoloji ve Enfeksiyon Hastaliklari Anabilim Dali, Samsun
    Mikrobiyol Bul 39:351-5. 2005
  7. pmc Primary care physicians' approach to diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B and hepatitis C patients
    Yildiz Peksen
    Department of Public Health, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    BMC Gastroenterol 4:3. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure in leptospirosis in the black-sea region in Turkey
    Kuddusi Cengiz
    Department of Nephrology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 33:133-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint [Investigation of the frequency of PER-1 type beta-lactamase and antimicrobial resistance rates in nosocomial isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa]
    Aynur Atilla
    Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Samsun, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 46:1-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical and laboratory findings on prognosis in leptospirosis
    Saban Esen
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:347-52. 2004

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint [Community-acquired Pseudomonas stutzeri meningitis in an immunocompetent patient]
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Enfeksiyon Hastaliklari ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Samsun
    Mikrobiyol Bul 43:159-62. 2009
    ..In conclusion, it should always be kept in mind that uncommon agents could lead to community-acquired meningitis in elderly patients and empirical treatment protocols might fail in such cases resulting in high morbidity and mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker lead endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus hominis
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:543-5. 2006
    ..We hereby report a case of lead endocarditis caused by S. hominis in a patient with pacemaker, which has been rarely reported in the English literature...
  3. ncbi request reprint Thwaites' diagnostic scoring and the prediction of tuberculous meningitis
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Ondokuz Mayis University, School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 14:151-4. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the applicability of Thwaites' diagnostic criteria in order to differentiate tuberculous from bacterial meningitis...
  4. pmc Distribution of hepatitis B virus genotypes in patients with chronic hepatitis B in Turkey
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1976-80. 2005
    ..Hepatitis B virus (HBV) strains isolated worldwide has been classified into eight genomic groups deduced from genome comparisons and designated as genotypes A to H. We aimed to investigate prevalence of HBV genotypes and subtypes in Turkey...
  5. doi request reprint Tracing the spread of hepatitis C virus in Turkey: a phylogenetic analysis
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Intervirology 56:201-5. 2013
    ..Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) shows that HCV genotypes are unique with respect to their nucleotide sequence, geographical distribution and clinical relationship...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Case report: a nosocomial infection caused by vancomycin resistant enterococcus]
    Nuriye Tasdelen Fisgin
    Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Klinik Mikrobiyoloji ve Enfeksiyon Hastaliklari Anabilim Dali, Samsun
    Mikrobiyol Bul 39:351-5. 2005
    ..Immediate isolation of this patient prevented a possible epidemic in this specific unit. In this report, the importance of VRE screening and isolation of the patients after the recovery of VRE has been emphasized...
  7. pmc Primary care physicians' approach to diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B and hepatitis C patients
    Yildiz Peksen
    Department of Public Health, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    BMC Gastroenterol 4:3. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the general practitioners (GPs)' basic knowledge on HBV and HCV risk factors in determining their practice about this subject...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure in leptospirosis in the black-sea region in Turkey
    Kuddusi Cengiz
    Department of Nephrology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 33:133-6. 2002
    ..We concluded that till now leptospirosis is actual problem for nephrologist in the developing countries because of very high percentage of renal disease, with good prognosis in patients without multiorgan failure and early treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Investigation of the frequency of PER-1 type beta-lactamase and antimicrobial resistance rates in nosocomial isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa]
    Aynur Atilla
    Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Samsun, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 46:1-8. 2012
    ..aeruginosa strains isolated in our hospital. It was concluded that antibiotic resistance should be continously monitorized and necessary measures to prevent further increase in resistance should be promptly established...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical and laboratory findings on prognosis in leptospirosis
    Saban Esen
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:347-52. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate epidemiological, clinical and laboratory features, and risk factors for mortality in leptospirosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint A cluster of anthrax cases including meningitis
    Hakan Leblebicioglu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Trop Doct 36:51-3. 2006
    ..This small outbreak calls for the increased awareness of physicians to this clinical entity in locations in which anthrax is endemic and for health education...
  12. pmc Apoptosis-Related Gene Expression in an Adult Cohort with Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
    Nil Guler
    Department of Hematology, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    PLoS ONE 11:e0157247. 2016
    ..The clinical significance of relative gene expression is not clear, and larger longitudinal studies with simultaneous measurement of host and viral factors are recommended. ..
  13. pmc Direct healthcare costs for patients hospitalized with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever can be predicted by a clinical illness severity scoring system
    Ilkay Bozkurt
    a Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Pathog Glob Health 110:9-13. 2016
    ..5 (154-13 054), respectively (p = 0.012). In conclusion, a clinical grading score can be used to predict illness severity and to predict associated health care costs...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of hemodialysis catheter-associated bacteremia due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by daptomycin lock method]
    Hava Yilmaz
    Ondokuz Mayis University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Samsun, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 46:470-4. 2012
    ..5 mg/ml daptomycin together with 0.045 mg/ml calcium) in the treatment of a catheter-associated bloodstream infection caused by methicillin-resistant S.aureus in a patient with hemodialysis catheter which could not be removed...
  15. doi request reprint Specific mutations of basal core promoter are associated with chronic liver disease in hepatitis B virus subgenotype D1 prevalent in Turkey
    Mustafa Sunbul
    Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Kurupelit, Samsun, Turkey
    Microbiol Immunol 57:122-9. 2013
    ..Genotypic mutations in genotype D may be linked with disease prognosis in Turkey, but further studies with higher sample numbers and balanced clinical groups are needed to confirm this...
  16. pmc Detection of hepatitis B virus in used razor blades by PCR
    Cafer Eroglu
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun 55139, Turkey
    Hepat Mon 10:22-5. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed to detect the presence of HBV contamination on razor blades by nucleic acid testing...
  17. ncbi request reprint Transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus by blood brotherhood rituals
    Hakan Leblebicioglu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:210. 2003
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) could be transmitted by this ritual. Two cases infected with HIV and HBV by a blood brotherhood ritual are reported...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Intracranial aspergillosis in an immunocompetent patient]
    Nuriye Tasdelen Fisgin
    Mikrobiyol Bul 41:303-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the patients who experience neurosurgery should be followed-up carefully in terms of aspergillosis...
  19. pmc Treatment of acute hepatitis C virus infection with interferon-alpha 2b and ribavirin: case report and review of the literature
    Hakan Leblebicioglu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 1:3. 2002
    ..It is necessary to treat acute hepatitis C infection. Interferon-alpha is generally used for the treatment of acute HCV infection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress and antioxidant defense in patients with chronic hepatitis B
    Nuriye Tasdelen Fisgin
    Ondokuz Mayis University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Samsun, Turkey
    Clin Lab 58:273-80. 2012
    ..Oxidative stress is defined as a disturbance of balance between free radicals and antioxidant defense system. This study investigated oxidative stress in patients with chronic hepatitis B...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tissue types as prognostic risk factor in hepatitis B virus infection
    Zeynep Akcam
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Indian J Gastroenterol 21:139-41. 2002
    ..We studied the distribution of major histocompatibility (MHC) antigens in patients who developed natural immunity against HBV and those with chronic hepatitis B...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing and urinary tract infection
    Sevgi Canbaz
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun 55139, Turkey
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 20:407-11. 2002
    ..These data indicate that polypharmacy is widespread in our region; primary care physicians need to review their knowledge about the diagnosis and treatment of UTIs and acute urethritis...
  23. pmc Risk factors and mortality in the Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infection: case control study
    Fethiye Akgul
    a Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Pathog Glob Health 110:321-325. 2016
    ..As a result, rational usage of antibiotics for preventing infections developing with CRKP should be targeted...
  24. doi request reprint Prognostic factors, pathophysiology and novel biomarkers in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever
    Esragul Akinci
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Antiviral Res 132:233-43. 2016
    ..In this paper, the results of diverse studies of the prediction of the prognosis in CCHF based on epidemiological, clinical and laboratory findings of the disease were summarized and suggestions for future studies are provided. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint A case of endocarditis mimicking Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
    Esra Tanyel
    Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Trop Doct 47:71-72. 2017
    ..They serve to emphasize the importance of careful history taking, physical examination and a broad range of different diagnostic techniques in the context of suspected viral hemorrhagic fever...
  26. pmc Aetiology of PCR negative suspected Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever cases in an endemic area
    Esra Tanyel
    a Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical School, Samsun, Turkey
    Pathog Glob Health 110:173-7. 2016
    ..This retrospective study describes the clinical features and final diagnoses of 116 suspect CCHF cases that were admitted to a tertiary CCHF center in Turkey, and were CCHF IgM and PCR negative. ..
  27. doi request reprint Are healthcare workers' mobile phones a potential source of nosocomial infections? Review of the literature
    Fatma Ulger
    Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    J Infect Dev Ctries 9:1046-53. 2015
    ..To prevent bacterial contamination of MPs, hand-washing guidelines must be followed and technical standards for prevention strategies should be developed. ..
  28. pmc Characteristics of leptospirosis with systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a multicenter study
    Hava Yilmaz
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, 55139, Samsun, Turkey
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 14:54. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the clinical and laboratory parameters of patients with leptospirosis in terms of the presence of SIRS and to examine the association of these with mortality...
  29. doi request reprint Efficacy of tigecycline/colistin combination in a pneumonia model caused by extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
    Esmeray Mutlu Yılmaz
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, 55139 Samsun, Turkey
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 40:332-6. 2012
    ..baumannii, combining tigecycline with colistin during the first 48 h and continuing treatment with one of these agents seems a rational approach...
  30. doi request reprint Multi-center prospective evaluation of discharge criteria for hospitalized patients with Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
    Hakan Leblebicioglu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Samsun, Turkey Electronic address
    Antiviral Res 133:9-13. 2016
    ..In this study, we aimed to determine the clinical and laboratory parameters used in discharging the patients by the experienced centers...
  31. doi request reprint Causative pathogens and antibiotic resistance in diabetic foot infections: A prospective multi-center study
    Mustafa Hatipoglu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Canakkale Military Hospital, Canakkale, Turkey
    J Diabetes Complications 30:910-6. 2016
    ..The issue of whether or not these guidelines need to be adjusted for local circumstances, however, has seldom been assessed in large prospective trials...
  32. doi request reprint Consensus report: Preventive measures for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever during Eid-al-Adha festival
    Hakan Leblebicioglu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Medical School, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 38:9-15. 2015
    ..There is a need for international collaborative preparedness and response plans for prevention and management of CCHF during Eid-Al-Adha in countries where the disease is prevalent...
  33. pmc Ebola virus disease and the veterinary perspective
    Semra Gumusova
    Department of Virology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 14:30. 2015
    ..This review highlights the clinical features of EVD in humans and animals and addresses the public health implications of EVD outbreaks from the veterinary perspective. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for and effect of a one-year surveillance program on surgical site infection at a university hospital in Turkey
    Ekrem Kaya
    Department of General Surgery, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:519-26. 2006
    ..Surveillance of surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most effective methods for decreasing the incidence. We determined the risk factors for SSI and the effect of a one-year surveillance program on the rate at a tertiary-care center...
  35. ncbi request reprint A national survey of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis in Turkey
    Salih Hosoglu
    Dicle University Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:758-61. 2003
    ..To assess the quality of antibiotic prophylaxis for clean and clean-contaminated elective surgical procedures...
  36. ncbi request reprint Leptospiral infection and seropositivity in rodents
    Hakan Leblebicioglu
    Prev Vet Med 65:117-8; author reply 119. 2004
  37. pmc Acute pancreatitis caused by leptospirosis: report of two cases
    Ekrem Kaya
    Department of Surgery, HPB Unit, Uludag University School of Medicine, Gorukle Bursa 16059, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 11:4447-9. 2005
    ..Acute pancreatitis associated with leptospirosis was diagnosed, according to abdominal CT scanning and serological tests. The patient recovered fully with antibiotic treatment and nutritional support within 19 d...
  38. ncbi request reprint Permanent visual loss despite appropriate therapy in tuberculous meningitis
    Mustafa Sunbul
    South Med J 100:228-9. 2007