Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases

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  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases
Masoud Mardani
Review Article
Batool Sharifi Mood, Masoud Mardani
Dengue fever (DF) is caused by an arbovirus, which transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito (Aedes species). Near 2.5 billion people are living in regions where the risk of transmission is high. Until the mid of 20th century, DF was restricted to special ... read more
Review Article
Ebrahim Badparva, Behrouz Ezatpour, Hossein Mahmoudvand, Masoud Behzadifar, Meysam Behzadifar, Farnaz Kheirandish
Blastocystis hominis is a unicellular protozoan found commonly in the intestinal tract of humans and many other animals with multiple subtypes, which tend to be specific to the host. We aimed to apply a meta-analysis for studies of protozoan pathogens in order to obtain a general overview ... read more
Research Article
Shahla Afshar Paiman, Morteza Izadi, Nematollah Jonaidi Jafari, Reza Ranjbar, Hasan Mohtadi, Hamid Soheylipoor, Ali Akbar Esfahani, Reza Ajudani, Mohammad Hossein Khosravi
Promoting varicella vaccination for military personnel and conscripts, as one of the susceptible and high-risk groups, is an important governmental approach in every society. The present study aimed to address the seroprevalence of this infection and its immunization level among Iranian military conscripts.This study was conducted to ... read more
Research Article
Seyedeh Mahya Marashiyan, Fatemeh Moradian, Geita Saadatnia, Majid Golkar
Infections by the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) are widely prevalent in human and animals. SRS3 is a member of SRS antigen family (glycosylphosphatidylinositol-linked proteins), which is structurally related to the highly immunogenic surface antigen SAG1. The SAG family of proteins can cover the surface of ... read more
Research Article
Pantea Esfandiari, Jafar Amani, Abbas Ali Imani Fouladi, Shahram Nazarian, Ali Mirhosseini, Ebrahim Moghimi
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is the most common agent, which causes diarrhea. ETEC is colonized along the cells and produces enterotoxins leading to diarrhea. Different detection methods have been utilized for detection of ETEC heat Labile Toxin (LT) toxins or respective genes. These methods have disadvantages such ... read more
Research Article
Mohammad Reza Arabestani, Seyed Masoud Mousavi, Mona Nasaj
Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is major cause of serious life threatening infections including sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis in neonates as well as in pregnant women. Capsular polysaccharide typing is significant and essential for epidemiological studies of GBS.The aim of the current study was to differentiate genotypes of ... read more
Research Article
Roohangiz Nashibi, Sara Afzalzadeh, Mohammad Javad Mohammadi, Ahmad Reza Yari, Farid Yousefi
Mucormycosis is an uncommon life-threatening fungal infection. The major risk factors of this infection include uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, prolonged steroid therapy, persistent neutropenia, hematological malignancies, autoimmune disorders, trauma, burns and surgical wounds.The current study aimed to determine the epidemiology and treatment outcome of mucormycosis in Khuzestan province, ... read more
Research Article
Maliheh Metanat, Batool Sharifi Mood, Masoud Salehi, Alireza Ansari Moghaddam, Mohammad Rakhshani, Nahid Sepehri Rad
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is an endemic disease in south eastern of Iran, especially in Sistan and Baluchestan province. CCHF is a potentially fatal disease. Many factors are suggested for the prediction of severity in this disease.In this study, the viral load in patients admitted to Boo-Ali ... read more
Research Article
Davood Kalantar-Neyestanaki, Maryam Koshesh, Zahra Hashemizadeh, Shahla Mansouri, Abbas Bahador, Mohammad Savari
Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) are caused by Escherichia coli (E. coli) species. Due to infections outbreaks of E. coli strains with multiple mechanisms of resistance to β-lactam antibiotics, the sensitivity of confirmatory tests to detect the extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) have decreased.The current study aimed to ... read more
Research Article
Mohsen Taheri, Mohammad Naderi, Mohammad Hashemi, Marzieh Abiri, Maryam Sarabandi
Interleukine-12 (IL-12) induced interferon-γ (IFN- γ) production and development of T cells into Th1 cells, which has a critical role in immunity to intracellular pathogens.The current study aimed to evaluate the possible association between IL12A rs568408, IL12B rs3212227 as well as IL-12 receptor (IL-12R) rs383483 polymorphisms and ... read more
Research Article
Masoud Dadashi, Gita Eslami, Ebrahim Faghihloo, Ali Pourmohammad, Jalil Hosseini, Robabeh Taheripanah, Zahra Arab-Mazar
Ovarian carcinoma is the most common malignancy in women and is a cancer with a 15% - 50% prevalence in the world. Human papilloma virus (HPV) is considered a factor in cervical and ovarian cancer (OCa) and is related to squamous cell carcinoma in the cervical region. ... read more
Research Article
Mojtaba Kashfi, Ali Hashemi, Gita Eslami, Mehrzad Sadredin Amin, Samira Tarashi, Elahe Taki
The prevalence of resistance to aminoglycosides among P. aeruginosa isolates has increased all around the world. The resistance is caused through different mechanisms. One of these mechanisms is the use of enzymes such as phosphoryltransferases, acetyltransferases, and nucleotidyltransferases.The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of ... read more
Case Report
Roghayeh Norouzi, Arman Manochehri
Myiasis is a parasitic infestation of the animal or human body, caused by dipterous fly larvae feeding on the host’s necrotic or living tissues. Intestinal myiasis is usually an accidental phenomenon, which can be caused by the ingestion of fly larvae present in food or water.Herein, we ... read more
Case Report
Iraj Sedighi, Shahla Nouri, Taravat Sadrosadat
Identification of the etiology of limping and gait disturbances in children necessitates accurate physical examination and history taking. Although serious conditions such as septic arthritis and Guillain-Barre syndrome are usually prioritized in the differential diagnosis of limping, benign disorders such as benign acute childhood myositis (BACM) should ... read more
Case Report
Massoud Mardani, Narges Aslani, Mohsen Geramishoar, Sadegh Khodavaisy, Sahar Mohseni, Hamid Badali
Nocardia species are described as opportunistic pathogens that mainly cause pulmonary nocardiosis in immunocompromised individuals, particularly in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), intravenous drug abusers, strongly burned victims, the Cushing syndrome, the ones underlying transplantation, and prolonged use of corticosteroids.The current paper reported a case ... read more

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