Assoc. Prof. MD.

Emine Manolya Kara

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Interests

  • Healthy child follow-up and vaccination
  • Vaccination during adolescence
  • Approach to the frequently sick child
  • respiratory tract infections
  • urinary tract infections
  • Tuberculosis in children (TB)
  • HIV infection in children
  • Congenital infections

Education;
  • Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine (Bachelor/2002-2008)
  • Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine (Medical Specialization/2008-2013)
  • Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine (Master's/2015-2018)

Experience;
  • Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, Department of Child Health and Diseases 2008-2013
  • Dr. Mus Hasköy State Hospital 2014-2015
  • Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2015-2019
  • Kahramanmaraş Necip Fazil City Hospital 2019-2020
  • VM Medical Park Pendik Hospital
  • Medical Park Göztepe Hospital 2020-2021
Articles published in international peer-reviewed journals:
1. Evliyaoğlu O, Acar M, Özcabi B, et al. Vitamin D Deficiency and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis in Children and Adolescents: a Critical Vitamin D Level for This Association?. J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2015;7(2):128-133. doi:10.4274/jcrpe.2011
2. Sütçü M, Aktürk H, Salman N, Özçeker D, gülür-Şişko S, Acar M, Somer A. Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy: predictive factors for late recovery. Turkish Journal of Pediatrics, 2015; 57(6), 592-598.
3. Sutcu M, Akturk H, Acar M, Salman N, Aydın D, Akgun Karapınar B, Ozdemir A, Cihan R, Citak A, Somer A. Impact of vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in critically ill pediatric patients. American Journal of Infection Control, 2016; 44(5): 515-519.
4. Aktürk H, Sütçü M, Somer A, Karaman S, Acar M, Ünüvar A, Anak S, Karakaş Z, Özdemir A, Sarsar K, Aydın D, Salman N. Results of Four-Year Rectal Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Surveillance a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Ward: From Colonization to Infection. Turk J Haematol. 2016; 33(3): 244-7.
5. Sütçü M, Acar M, Aktürk H, Hançerli-Törn S, Salman N, Somer A. Recognizing immunodeficiency in children with recurrent infections: What are the predictive factors? Turk J Pediatr. 2016; 58(6): 609-615.
6. Akturk H, Sutcu M, Somer A, Acar M, Akgun Karapınar B, Aydin D, Cihan R, Ince Z, Çoban A, Salman N. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in a neonatal intensive care unit: who will be infected? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016; 29(21): 3478-82.
7. Acar M, Sutcu M, Akturk HG, Topyildiz E, Somer A, Erol OB, Erkose Genc G, Salman N. A Case of Empyema Necessitatis in a Child With Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016;55(12):1165-7.
8. Acar M, Sütçü M, Aktürk H, Hançerli Törn S, Karagöz N, Beka H, ​​Yekeler E, Ağaçfidan A, Salman N, Somer A. A pediatric case of HIV who diagnosed by virtue of disseminated cryptococcus infection. Find Microbiome. 2016; 50(3): 471-7.
9. Acar M, Sutcu M, Akturk H, et al. Clinical differences of influenza subspecies among hospitalized children [published correction appears in Turk Pediatri Ars. 2017 Jun 1;52(2):111]. Turk Pediatrics Ars. 2017;52(1):15-22. Published 2017 Mar 1. doi:10.5152/TurkPediatriArs.2017.4695
10. Sutcu M, Acar M, Aktürk H, Hançerli Torun S, Beka H, ​​Agacfidan A, Salman N, Somer A. Clinical Findings of Pediatric HIV Infection in a Tertiary Center in Turkey. Balkan Med J. 2017; 34(3): 239-245
11. Akturk H, Sutcu M, Somer A, Piskin S, Acar M, Ozmen M, Altinoglu U, Tatli B, Salman N. Ataxia telangiectasia in Turkey: multisystem involvement of 91 patients. WorldJ Pediatr. 2017;13(5):465-471.
12. Acar M, Sutcu M, Akturk H, Muradova A, Torun SH, Salman N, Caliskan M, Izgi N, Somer A. Evaluation of Short-Term Neurological Outcomes in Children with Brain Abscesses. Turk Neurosurg. 2018;28(1):79-87
13. Acar M, Sütçü M, Aktürk H, Hançerli-Torun S, Erol OB, Salman N, Somer A. Tuberculosis screening in pediatric patients receiving TNF-alpha inhibitor therapy. Turk J Pediatr. 2017;59(5):503-510. doi: 10.24953/turkjped.2017.05.001.
14. Acar M, Sutcu M, Umur O, Akturk H, Torun SH, Tamay Z, Salman N, Somer A. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Differential Diagnosis of Hyper-IgE-Immunoglobulinemia: Pediatric Case Report. J Trop Pediatr. 2017 Feb;63(1):82-84.
15. Sutcu M, Acar M, Genc GE, et al. Evaluation of Candida species and antifungal susceptibilities among children with invasive candidiasis. Turk Pediatrics Ars. 2017;52(3):145-153.
16. Bayramoglu Z, Caliskan E, Karakas Z, Tugcu D, Karaman S, Somer A, Kara M, Akıcı F, Adaletli I. Diagnostic performances of superb microvascular imaging, shear wave elastography and shape index in pediatric lymph nodes categorisation: a comparative study. BrJ Radiol. 2018 Apr 16:20180129.
17. A. Çağlar İ, Devrim İ, Özdemir H, Şahbudak Z, Sönmez G, Buyukcam A, Gulhan B, Kara A, Aygun DF, Bayram N, Celebi S, Çetin B, Nepesov MI, Yilmaz AT, Kepenekli E, Çiftdogan DY, Acar MK, Yayla BC, Okumuş C, Ecevit Z, Hatipoglu N, Kuyucu N, Kosker M, Sen S, Karbuz A, Sutcu M, Duramaz BB, Özen M, Çiftçi E, Alabaz D, Kurugol Z, Kara A, Kanik S, Kilic O, Oncel S, Somer A, Tapisiz A, Belet N, Akcan OM, Türel O, Ozkaya A, Tezer H, Cengiz AB, İnce E, Camcioglu Y, Kocabas E, Arisoy ES, Salman N. Antifungal consumption , indications and selection of antifungal drugs in pediatric tertiary hospitals in Turkey: Results from the first national point prevalence survey. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2018 Dec;15:232-238.
18. Kara M,Caliskan E,Atay G,Sutcu M,Kaba O,Adaletli ,Hancerli Torun S,Somer A.Shear wave elastography of parotid glands in pediatric patients with HIV infection. Radiol Med.2018 Sep 26. doi: 10.1007/s11547-018-0945-9.
19. Hançerli Törn S, Acar EM, Somer A, Erköse G, Şatana D, Bayramoğlu Z, Caliskan E, Kılıçaslan Z. Management and treatment difficulties of multi-drug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis in a pediatric case. Find Microbiome. 2018 Jan;52(1):89-95. doi: 10.5578/mb.61937.
20. Bayramoglu Z, Adaletli I, Caliskan E, Acar M, Hancerli Torun S, Somer A. Severe Multisystem Involvement of Chronic Granulomatous Disease in a Pediatric Patient. J Trop Pediatr. 2018 May 7. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmy022. [Epub ahead of print].
21. Sütçü M, Aktürk H, mutlur-Şişko S, Acar M, Erol OB, Somer A, Bilgiç B, Salman N. Granulomatous amebic encephalitis caused by Acanthamoeba in an immunecompetent child. Turk J Pediatr. 2018;60(3):340-343. doi: 10.24953/turkjped.2018.03.019.
22. Kiykim A, Ogulur I, Dursun E, et al. Abatacept as a Long-Term Targeted Therapy for LRBA Deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019;7(8):2790-2800.e15. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2019.06.011.
23. Kaba Ö, Kara M, Odacilar CA, et al. Evaluation of cases of pediatric extrapulmonary tuberculosis: a single center experience. Turk Pediatrics Ars. 2019;54(2):86-92. Published 2019 Jul 11. doi:10.14744/TurkPediatriArs.2019.33239.
24. Atay G, Kara M, Sutcu M, et al. Resistant gram-negative infections in a pediatric intensive care unit: a retrospective study in a tertiary care center. Turk Pediatrics Ars. 2019;54(2):105-112. Published 2019 Jul 11. doi:10.14744/TurkPediatriArs.2019.00086.
25. Caliskan E, Atay G, Kara M, et al. Comparative evaluation of liver, spleen, and kidney stiffness in HIV-monoinfected pediatric patients via shear wave elastography. Turk J Med Sci. 2019;49(3):899-906. Published 2019 Jun 18. doi:10.3906/sag-1811-87.
26. Yildiz M, Kara M, Sutcu M, et al. Evaluation of respiratory syncytial virus IgG antibody dynamics in mother-infant pairs cohort. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39(7):1279-1286. doi:10.1007/s10096-020-03841-8.
27. M. Kara, O.F. Beser, D. Konukoglu, et al. The utility of TNF-α, IL-6 and IL-10 in the diagnosis and/or follow-up food allergy. Allergol Immunopathol 2020;48(1):48-55.
28. Manolya Kara, Selda Hancerli, Zuhal Bayramoglu, Ozge Kaba, Behruz Aliyev, Fulya Ozdemircioglu, Elif Ezgi Haccacoglu, Bulent Acunas, Kemal Nisli, Ayper Somer. The report of cardiomyopathy and mid aortic syndrome in a HIV infected child. Malawi Medical Journal 32 (2); 101-103 June 2020.
29. Kardelen AD, Kara M, Güller D, Ozturan EK, Abalı ZY, Ceylaner S, Kıykım A, Cantez S, Torun SH, Poyrazoglu S, Bas F, Darendeliler F. LRBA deficiency: a rare cause of type 1 diabetes, colitis , and severe immunodeficiency. Hormones (Athens). 2020 Nov 5. doi: 10.1007/s42000-020-00257-z.
30. Kaba O, Kara M, Bayramoglu Z, Caliskan E, Cetin B, Karimov E, Ozkuvanci U, Ozluk Y, Hançerli Torun S, Yuruk Yildirim ZN, Ziylan HO, Somer A. An adolescent girl with obstructive uropathy requiring nephro-ureterectomy was subsequently diagnosed with renal tuberculosis: case report. Paediatr Int Child Health. 2020 Sep 29:1-4. doi: 10.1080/20469047.2020.1822633.
31. Törn SH, Kaba Ö, Yakut N, Kadayifci EK, Kara M, Yanartaş MS, Somer A, Duramaz BB, Türel Ö, Dalgıç N, Alp EE, Tuesday E, Çakır D, Önal P, Çokuğraş H, Aygün FD, Karbuz A, Önel M, Meşe S, Ağaçfidan A. Multicenter prospective surveillance study of viral agents causing meningoencephalitis. Sci Rep. 2021 Mar 30;11(1):7216.
32. Firtina S, Ng YY, Ng OH, Kiykim A, Ozek EY, Kara M, Aydiner E, Nepesov S, Camcioglu Y, Sayar EH, Gungoren EY, Reisli I, Torun SH, Haskologlu S, Cogurlu T, Kaya A, Cekic S, Baris S, Ozbek U, Ozen A, Sayitoglu M. Primary antibody deficiencies in Turkey: molecular and clinical aspects. Immunol Res. 2021 Oct 7. doi: 10.1007/s12026-021-09242-z. Epub ahead of print. Erratum in: Immunol Res. 2021 Oct 19;: PMID: 34618307.
33. Karbuz A, Akkoc G, Bedir Demirdag T, Yilmaz Ciftdogan D, Ozer A, Cakir D, Hancerli Torun S, Kepenekli E, Erat T, Dalgic N, Ilbay S, Karaaslan A, Erdeniz EH, Aygun FD, Bozdemir SE, Hatipoglu N, Emiroglu M, Sahbudak Bal Z, Ciftci E, Bayhan GI, Gayretli Aydin ZG, Ocal Demir S, Kilic O, Hacimustafaoglu M, Sener Okur D, Sen S, Yahsi A, Akturk H, Cetin B, Sutcu M, Kara M, Uygun H, Tural Kara T, Korukluoglu G, Akgun O, Üstündağ G, Demir Mis M, Sali E, Kaba O, Yakut N, Sword O, Kanik MK, Cetin C, Dursun A, Flower M, Kockuzu E, Sevketoglu E, Alkan G, Guner Ozenen G, Ince E, Baydar Z, Ozkaya AK, Ovali HF, Tekeli S, Celebi S, Cubukcu B, Bal A, Khalilova F, Kose M, Hatipoglu HU, Dalkiran T, Turgut M, Basak Altas A, Selcuk Duru HN, Aksay A, Saglam S, Sari Yanartas M, Ergenc Z, Akin Y, Duzenli Kar Y, Sahin S, Tuteroz SK, Bilen NM, Ozdemir H, Senoglu MC, Pariltan Kucukalioglu B, Besli GE, Kara Y , Turan C, Selbest Demirtas B, Celikyurt A, Cosgun Y, Elevli M, Sahin A, Bahtiyar Oguz S, Somer A, K Arag B, Demirhan R, Turk Dagi H, Kurugol Z, Taskin EC, Sahiner A, Yesil E, Ekemen Keles Y, Sarikaya R, Erdem Eralp E, Ozkinay F, Konca HK, Yilmaz S, Gokdemir Y, Arga G, Ozen S , Coksuer F, Vatansever G, Tezer H, Kara A. Epidemiological, Clinical, and Laboratory Features of Children With COVID-19 in Turkey. Front Pediatr. 2021 May 7;9:631547.

Articles published in national peer-reviewed journals:
1. Sütçü M, Acar M, Oral Cebeci S, Aktürk H, Hançerli Törn S, Uysalol M, Salman N, Somer A. EvaLuation of Patients with Varicella Infection at a Tertiary Center after Application of Single Dose Varicella Vaccine According to National Immunization Program. Journal of Pediatric Infection/Journal of Pediatric Infection. 2017; 10:114-118.
2. Acar M, Karagözlü F, Sütçü M, Erol OB, Hancerli Torun S, Salman N, Somer A. Asymptomatic Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a Child under TNF-alpha Inhibitor Therapy/ Asymptomatic Pulmonary Tuberculosis Developed During Anti-TNF-Alpha Therapy in a Child Patient . Istanbul Med J 2017; 18:47-9.
3. Atay G, Kavrul G, Acar M, Sütçü M, Nişli K, Somer A. A Child with 3p Deletion Syndrome Who Recovered from Influenza-Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome /3p Deletion Syndrome in a Child with Influenza-Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome . Istanbul Med J 2017; 18:106-8.
4. Sütçü M, Acar M, Aktürk H, Hançerli Törn S, Uysalol M, Meşe S, Salman N, Somer A. Evaluation of patients with PCR in nasopharyngeal swab samples in terms of hospitalization and complication development. J Child/Children magazine 2017; 1: 18-23.
5. Kamer İ, Sütçü M, Acar M, Erol OB, Hançerli Törn S, Salman N, Somer A. Pediatric tuberculosis: 5 years of experience in a university hospital. J Child/Children magazine 2017; 2:42-53.
6. Acar M, Odacılar CA, Hançerli Törn S, Sütçü M, Erginel B, Çalışkan E, Özbey H, Salman N, Somer A. A pediatric case with tuberculous peritonitis diagnosed by laparoscopy. J Child/Child magazine 2017;2: 84-88.
7. Acar M, Sütçü M, Salman N, Somer A. TNF-alpha Inhibitors and Tuberculosis Risk. J Pediatr Inf 2017; 11: 82-86.
8. Sütçü M, Acar M, Oral Cebeci S, Aktürk H, Törn Hançerli S, Uysalol M, Salman N, Somer A. Evaluation of Chickenpox Cases Admitted to a University Hospital in the Period of Single-Dose Chickenpox Vaccination in the National Scheme. J Pediatr Inf 2016; 10:114-8.
9. Sutcu M, Akturk H, Karaman S, Kara M, Karakaş Z, Salman N, Anak S, Somer A. Combination Rescue Therapy with Posaconazole in Immunocompromised Pediatric Patients. J Pediatr Inf 2018; 12(1): 8-14.
10. Kara M, Sutcu M, Akturk H, Turel O, Torun S, Akgun Karapınar B, Atay G, Gurler N, Salman N, Somer A. Tigecycline Rescue Therapy in Children with Serious Disease. J Pediatr Inf 2018; 12(1): 1-7.
11. Maraş H, Somer A, Sütçü M, Acar M, Salman N. Pediatric healthcare-associated infection surveillance in a university hospital: Six-month prospective follow-up. J Child/Children's Journal, 2015; 2: 65-73.
12. Yılmaz I, Salman N, Sütçü M, Acar M, Uysalol M, Ağaçfidan A, Somer A. The Incidence of Norovirus, Rotavirus and Adenovirus in Children with Acute Gastroenteritis. Children's Journal, 2015; 2: 51-55.
13. Somer A, Acar M, Sütçü M, Apak S. Cerebrospinal fluid neuron-specific enolase levels in childhood acute encephalopathy cases. Children's Journal, 2015: 1; 30-37.
14. Acar M, Sütçü M, Somer A. Current Approach to Meningitis in Children. Children's Magazine, 2014: 3 95-99
15. Sütçü M, Acar M, Özkan M, Aktürk H, Salman N, Nişli K, Somer A. Association of Kawasaki disease and Rhinovirus infection. Children's Magazine, 2014: 3;,121-124
16. Acar M, Sütçü M, Somer A, Eksi Alp E, Bas K, Aktürk H, Gürler N, Salman N. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a pediatric patient with purpura fulminans due to meningococcemia. Children's Journal, 2014; 4: 156-159.
17. Acar M, Sütçü M, Somer A, Aslı T, Aydınlı N, Çalışkan MM, Bayındır Ç, Salman N. A Case of Central Nervous System Tuberculosis Diagnosed by Biopsy. Children's Journal, 2014; 2:85-88.

Projects:
Multicenter prospective study to evaluate measles pneumococcal and hepatitis B vaccine antibody levels before and during treatment in patients who will use biological agents with completed primary vaccination, Scientific research project supported by Higher Education Institutions, Director: HANÇERLİ TÖRÜN SELDA, Researcher: AKGÜN KARAPINAR DENİZ BAHAR, Researcher: KARA EMİNE MANOLYA, Researcher: DURMUŞ MEHMET AKİF, Researcher: KABA ÖZGE, Supervisor: AĞAÇFIDAN ALİ, 31/05/2019 (Continued).

Citations
Evaluation of short term term outcomes in children diagnosed with brain abscesses (Dr. Post) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2016/Cited Work id:5143627
Clinical Findings of Pediatric HIV Infection in a Tertiary Center in Turkey (Dr. Post) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2017/Citation id:5143667
Ataxia telangiectasia in Turkey: multisystem involvement of 91 patients (Post-Dr.) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2017/Cited Work id:5143694
Results of Four-Year Rectal Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Surveillance in a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Ward: From Colonization to Infection (Dr. Post) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2016/Cited Work id:5154254
Diagnostic performances of superb microvascular imaging, shear wave elastography and shape index in pediatric lymph nodes categorization: a comparative study (Dr. After) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2018/Cited Work id:5154310
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Differential Diagnosis of HyperIgE-Immunoglobulinemia: Pediatric Case Report (Post-Dr.) PUBLICATIONS/Case Takdbookmark/2017/Citation id:5166769
Vitamin D Deficiency and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis in Children and Adolescents: a Critical Vitamin D Level for This Association? (Dr. Post) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2015/Cited Work id:5143663
Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy: predictive factors for late recovery (Dr. Post) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2015/Citation id:5143693
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci Colonization in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Who will be infected? (Dr. Post) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2016/Citation id:5147676
A Pediatric Case of HIV Who Diagnosed by Virtue of Disseminated Cryptococcus Infection (Post-Dr.) PUBLICATIONS/Case Presentation/2016/Cited Work id:5166744
Evaluation of Candida species and antifungal susceptibilities among children with invasive candidiasis (Post-Dr.) PUBLICATIONS/Original Article/2017/Citation id:5186029

Chapters in national/international books:
1. Cinar Suzan, Black Emine Magnolia, Deniz Günnur. Pediatric Immunology, Department name: Gingivitis and Recurrent Tonsillitis. Springer, 2019.
2. Salman Nuran, Black Emine Magnolia, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department name: Bronsiolitis. Istanbul Medical Bookstores,2018.
3. Black Emine Magnolia, Salman Nuran. Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department name: Febrile Neutropenia. Istanbul Medical Bookstores,2018.
4. Somer Ayper, Black Emine Magnolia. Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department name: Rash diseases. Istanbul Medical Bookstores,2018.
5. Somer Ayper, Black Emine Magnolia. Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department name: Acute tonsillopharyngitis. Istanbul Medical Bookstores,2018.
6. Somer Ayper, Black Emine Magnolia. Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department name: Pertussis. Istanbul Medical Bookstores,2018
7. Somer Ayper, Black Emine Magnolia. Current Approaches to Childhood Infections, Department name: Kawasaki Disease. Selen Publishing, 2017.
8. Somer Ayper, Black Emine Magnolia. Pediatric Semiology, Department name: Infectious Diseases Semiology. Istanbul Medical Bookstores, 2016.
9. Black Emine Magnolia. PRINCIPLES of ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY, Department name: ANTIBIOTIC USAGE in PEDIATRIC PATIENTS. Ankara Nobel Medical Bookstores, 2020.
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Association
  • Turkish Pediatric Association
  • Turkish Medical Chamber

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