Research Article
7/6/2017
Zahra Jabalameli, Ali-Mohammad Sabzghabaee, Mohammad-Ali Mohaghegh, Mehrnoosh Maherolnaghsh, Hossein Safavizadeh, Parvin Dehghan
Oral candidiasis is the most common opportunistic infection of the oral cavity in patients undergoing chemotherapy. Identification of Candida species and the corresponding susceptibility to antifungal agents can be helpful in the management of cancer patients.The purpose of this study was to determine the susceptibility patterns of ... read more
Research Article
3/6/2017
Ali Golshan, Fatemeh Abrishami
Hepatitis E, a viral infectious disease transmitted through contaminated food and water, can vary from a simple asymptomatic infection to a lethal disease. Patients with frequent blood transfusion have more positive serology test than the others; also patients undergoing dialysis that continuously receive blood have higher serological ... read more
Research Article
17/6/2017
Rozha A. Abdullah, Rose Badal, Nawfal R. Hussein, Sahned Jaafar, Essam S. Yaqoob, Revink S. Salih, Hilbeen H. Saifullah, Alind N. Ahmed
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a public health problem in Iraq. Healthcare providers have set a plan to eradicate the virus by 2030.The current study aimed at evaluating the public knowledge in Duhok city, Iraq, about HBV.A total of 168 subjects were recruited and the data were ... read more
Research Article
28/6/2016
Mehdi Goudarzi, Hadi Azimi
Medicinal plants have been playing important roles in the treatment of different diseases. Peganum harmala is a famous medicinal plant used in the Iranian traditional medicine, due to the antimicrobial compounds found in its seeds and roots.The main objective of the present study was to investigate the ... read more
Research Article
20/6/2016
Jasem Saki, Shahram Khademvatan, Masoud Foroutan-Rad, Marziyeh Gharibzadeh
Nowadays, intestinal parasitic infections (IPIs) are one of the most common and serious public health problems, which affected 3.5 billion people worldwide, especially in developing countries. During the time of distribution, the pattern of disease may alter as a result of changing the life style of residents.The ... read more
Research Article
28/6/2017
Manish Manish, Rakesh Bhatnagar
Anthrax, as a zoonotic disease, is considered a major bioterror threat. Development of effective prophylactic approaches is needed to combat this disease. The protective antigen domain 4 (PAD4) has been extensively studied as a vaccine candidate against anthrax. Previously, we showed that PAD4 can be successfully encapsulated ... read more
Research Article
21/6/2017
Anuj Verma, Piyush Tripathi, Nandan Rai, Anirban Basu, Amita Jain, V. Atam, Monika Agarwal, Rashmi Kumar
Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) is a public health problem in India. One of the causes is the Japanese encephalitis (JE), but in many patients this infection can be ruled out. The current hospital-based surveillance was conducted on patients with AES and JE. No comparative study on the ... read more
Research Article
5/10/2017
Mehrdad Asadian, Hemadollah Zarei, Barat Ali Fakheri, Leyla Fahmideh
Many diseases are often caused by bacteria, including those caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Listeria monocytogenes. Staphylococcus aureus has a hospital infection source and can cause simple skin diseases such as rashes, as well as more severe diseases, such as pneumonia and meningitis. Listeria monocytogenes has an ... read more
Research Article
7/10/2017
Leticia Fernandez, Mariella Teran
Invasive fungal infections have become highly relevant due to the exponential increase in the population, whose immune non mycotic foci by gamma scintigraphy would allow the appropriate treatment of the patient and avoid the appearance of irreversible tissue damage.The present study aimed at development and evaluation of ... read more
Research Article
23/10/2017
Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei, Alireza Salimi Khorashad, Sahar Shahraki, Feiz Mohammad Elhami
Contaminated multipledose vaccine vials (MDVVs) have been implicated in the outbreaks of pyogenic abscesses and other bacterial infections. In this study, we aimed to investigate the prevalence of bacterial contamination of MDVVs.Over 3 months, a total of 3640 in-use MDVVs were collected from 39 urban health centres ... read more
Case Report
13/11/2016
Brijesh Sharma, Ulka Kamble, Gopal Ghosh, Akhilandeswari Prasad, Anuradha Chowdhary
Rhizopuse Sp. are common infectious agents of invasive rhinosinusitis. Though Alternaria is known to cause allergic rhinosinusitis, invasive sinusitis because of Alternaria Sp. is rare. Coinfections with bacteria and fungus causing rhinosinusitis have been reported as have the Rhizopus infection with other fungus such as Aspergillus, Candida, ... read more
Case Report
12/11/2016
Nawfal R Hussein, Zana Sidiq Mohammed Saleem
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is considered a major public health problem and in the organ transplant subjects, particularly. The classical interferon/ribavirin regimen is unadvisable for renal transplant patients due to intolerability and adverse effects.Here, the first case of successful treatment of acute HCV in renal transplant patient ... read more
Letter
28/8/2016
Zahra Sepehri, Seyed Moayed Alavian
Letter
28/8/2016
Sora Yasri, Viroj Wiwanikit
Letter
12/11/2016
Warveen L Abdulkareem, Rozha A Abdullah, Nawfal R Hussein

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