All Publications


  1. Community-acquired acute bacterial meningitis in the elderly in Turkey. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2010; 16(8): 1223-9.
  2. Assessment of the requisites of microbiology based infectious disease training under the pressure of consultation needs. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2011; 10: 38.
  3. Management of Brucella endocarditis: Results of the Gulhane study. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2012; 40(2): 145-50.
  4. The Place and the Efficacy of Infectious Disease Consultations in the Hospitals. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2012; 20: 131-6.
  5. Efficacy and tolerability of antibiotic combinations in neurobrucellosis: results of the Istanbul study. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2012; 56(3): 1523-8.
  6. Mortality indicators in community-acquired pneumonia requiring intensive care in Turkey. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2013; 17(9): e768-72.
  7. Diagnosis of chronic brucellar meningitis and meningoencephalitis: the results of the Istanbul-2 study. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2013; 19(2): E80-6.
  8.  Community-acquired pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease requiring admission to the intensive care unit: Risk factors for mortality. Journal of Critical Care 2013; 28(6): 975-9.
  9. Withdrawal of Staphylococcus aureus from intensive care units in Turkey. American Journal of Infection Control 2013; 41(11): 1053-8.
  10. Infectious Diseases Departments and Patients in the University Hospitals in Turkey. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapeutics 2014; 2(1): 22-7.
  11. The interrelations of radiologic findings and mechanical ventilation in community acquired pneumonia patients admitted to the intensive care unit: a multicentre retrospective study. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2014; 13(1): 5
  12. Emergence and co-infections of West Nile virus and Toscana virus in Eastern Thrace, Turkey. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2014; 20(4): 319-25.
  13. Mortality indicators in pneumococcal meningitis: therapeutic implications. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2014; 19: 13-9.
  14. The microbiological diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis: results of Haydarpasa-1 study. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2014; 20: O600-O8.
  15. Surveillance, control, and management of infections in intensive care units in Southern Europe, Turkey, and Iran – A prospective multicenter point prevalence study. Journal of Infection 2014; 68(2): 131-40.
  16. The features of infectious diseases departments and anti-infective practices in France and Turkey: a cross-sectional study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2014; 33(9): 1591-9.
  17. Update on treatment options for spinal brucellosis. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2014; 20(2): O75-82.
  18. Genitourinary brucellosis: results of a multicentric study. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2014; 20(11): O847-53.
  19. Liver involvement in patients with brucellosis: results of the Marmara study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2014; 33(7): 1253-62.
  20.  Evaluation of tularaemia courses: a multicentre study from Turkey. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2014; 20(12): O1042-51.
  21. Respiratory system involvement in brucellosis: the results of the Kardelen study. Chest 2014; 145(1): 87-94.
  22. Hamsi scoring in the prediction of unfavorable outcomes from tuberculous meningitis: results of Haydarpasa-II study. Journal of Neurology 2015; 262(4): 890-8.
  23. Tuberculous and brucellosis meningitis differential diagnosis. Travel Medicine and Infectious Diseases 2015; 13(2): 185-91.
  24. The Course of spinal Tuberculosis/Pott’s disease: Results of the Multinational-Multicenter “Backbone-2 Study”. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2015;21(11): 1008.e9-1008.e18
  25. Antituberculosis drug resistance patterns in adults with tuberculous meningitis: Results of Haydarpasa-IV study. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2015; 4;14:47
  26. Results of a Multinational Study Suggests Rapid Diagnosis and Early Onset of Antiviral Treatment in Herpetic Meningoencephalitis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2015; 59(6)3084-89.
  27. Comparison of Brucellar and Tuberculous Spondylodiscitis Patients: Results of the multicenter “Backbone-1 Study” The Spine Journal 2015;15: 2509-2517
  28. Cranial imaging findings in neurobrucellosis: Results of Istanbul-3 study. Infection 2016;44(5):623-31
  29. Infections in travelers returning to Turkey from the Arabian Peninsula: A retrospective cross-sectional multicenter study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 2016;35(6):903-10.
  30. Hydrocephalus and vasculitis delay therapeutic responses in tuberculous meningitis: Results of Haydarpasa-III study. Neurology India 2016;64(5):896-905
  31. Managing atypical and typical herpetic central nervous system infections: Results of a multinational study. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2016; 22(6): 568.e9-568.e17
  32. Quality of life and related factors among chronic hepatitis B infected patients. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2016: 3;14(1):153.
  33. The burden and epidemiology of community-acquired central nervous system infections: A multinational study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2017;36(9): 1595–1611.
  34. Tetanus in adults: Results of multicenter ID-IRI study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2017;36(8):1455-1462.
  35. Community-acquired infections among the refugees leading to intensive care unit admissions. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2017; 58: 111–114
  36. Central nervous system infections in the absence of cerebrospinal pleocytosis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2017; 10;65:107-109.
  37. Radiological data in microbiologically confirmed central nervous system tuberculosis. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 2018; 24: 1109-1110
  38. Prediction of unfavorable outcomes in cryptococcal meningitis: Results of multicenter ID-IRI cryptococcal meningitis study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2018;37(7):1231-40
  39. Predictors of unfavorable outcome in neurosyphilis: Multicenter ID-IRI Study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2019;38(1):125-134.
  40. Infection control bundles in intensive care: an international cross-sectional survey in low- and middle-income countries. Journal Hospital Infection 2019; 101 (3): 248-256
  41. Brucellosis in pregnancy: Results of multicenter ID-IRI study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2019; 38(7): 1261-1268
  42. Portraying infective endocarditis: Results of multinational ID-IRI study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2019;38(9):1753-1763
  43. Treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) caused by Acinetobacter: Results of prospective and multicenter ID-IRI study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2020; 39: 45–52
  44. Prediction of unfavorable outcomes in West Nile virus neuroinvasive infection – the result of a multinational ID-IRI study. Journal of Clinical Virology (In press)
  45. Clinicopathological profile of gastrointestinal tuberculosis in the era of immunosuppression: A multinational ID-IRI study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2020; 39: 493–500
  46. A novel ID-IRI score: Development and internal validation of the multivariable community-acquired sepsis clinical risk prediction model European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2020;39(4):689-701