International Journal of Infection

  • ISSN: 2383-1421 2383-1413
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  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: International Journal of Infection
International Journal of Infection: Jan 2018, 5 (1), 10 articles.
Research Article
Mansour Rahmati Balaghaleh, Mehdi Zarean, Monnavar Afzal Aghaee, Seyed Aliakbar Shamsian, Hadi Mirahmadi, Arslaan Arya
The gold standard for diagnosing malaria in Iran is using light microscopy; however, this method requires equipment, time and skilled microscopists. In some circumstances, rapid diagnostic test (RDTs) can be a proper substitute. Assessing the diagnostic performance of RDT relative to microscopy, for the diagnosis of malaria ... read more
Research Article
Mahdi Rashki, Ramezan Ali Ataee, Gholam Hossien Alishiri, Davoode Esmaeili
The role of Staphylococcal enterotoxin E (Superantigen E) in rheumatoid arthritis pathogenesis has been considered. This paper aimed at determining Staphylococcal enterotoxin E in the synovial fluid of rheumatoid arthritis patients.In this study, 100 synovial fluid samples of patients with rheumatoid arthritis were examined. The primers pairs ... read more
Research Article
Rohit Mahesh Sane, Savita Ramesh Shahani, Ashok Allappa Kalyanshetti
Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis refers to a brief course of antibiotic given just before surgery. Surgical site infection increases the hospital stay and prophylaxis has the potential to shorten hospital stay and fasten return to normal activity after discharge from the hospital. Therefore, the present study was undertaken ... read more
Research Article
Saman Mahdavi, Alireza Isazadeh, Saba Haj Azimian, Nazila Moghtaran Bonab, Fariba Shekar, Ali Asgharian
Lactobacillus is the most important group of lactic acid bacteria that produce acid lactic through fermentation of glucose, which is an important process in dairy production. Due to the natural microbic ecosystems of milk, the traditional dairy products provide a suitable culture for growth and proliferation of ... read more
Research Article
Nashwan M.R. Ibrahim, Zana Sidiq Mohammed Saleem, Nawfal R Hussein
Blood-borne viral infection is a public health problem, especially in high-risk patients, including those with renal failure.The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections in patients undergoing hemodialysis.In this study, ... read more
Research Article
Khadije Rezaie Keikhaie, Hamid Reza Jahantigh, Reza Bagheri, Ashrafali Rezaie Kehkhaie
Today, due to the increased drug resistance, plants are used for treatment. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of ethanol extract of Badrashbu (Dracocephalum moldavica) against strains of antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumonia.Badrashbu plant extracts were prepared using a rotary device. Escherichia ... read more
Research Article
Somayeh Fallahizadeh, Ali Jelowdar, Forough Kazemi, Bahman Cheraghian
Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular parasite that causes toxoplasmosis. T. gondii can cause serious pathological effects in the fetus of infected women.The aim of this study was to investigate the seroprevalence of anti-Toxoplasma IgG and IgM among pregnant women of Shush county, southwest of Iran.This descriptive ... read more
Case Report
Soudabeh Aghajanpour, Davood Yadegarynia, Zahra Arab-Mazar, Hossein Dabiri
Nocardia cyriacigeorgica is a common environmental organism isolated from different clinical samples in Europe, Asia, and North America, predominantly from respiratory samples, but also from samples from several other sites.In the current paper a disseminated Nocardia cyriacigeorgica infection in an immunocompromised patient was reported. The patient was ... read more
Viroj Wiwanitkit
Masoud Foroutan, Hamidreza Majidiani