Research Article
23/4/2017
Morteza Eshaghi, Meysam Hasannejad Bibalan, Mahdi Rohani, Manzar Sadat Ghaffari, Malihe Talebi
Staphylococcus aureus surface protein X (sasX) is a newly described protein that has different roles in virulence, such as biofilm formatin, as a bacterial approach for pathogenesis. SasX gene was initially found in eastern Asian countries, yet, studiese have shown spreading of this gene to other strains. ... read more
Research Article
23/4/2017
Jamal Falahi, Azad Khaledi, Mohammad Yousef Alikhani, Ali Taghipour, Saeid Amel Jamehdar, Mahboubeh Honarmand, Kiarash Ghazvini
The CDC defines a nosocomial infection as a localized or systemic condition caused by an adverse reaction to the presence of an infectious agent(s) or its toxin(s). It is an infection that occurs between 48 to 72 hours after admission of patients in the hospital or as ... read more
Research Article
26/4/2017
Zarifeh Akbari, Mohammad Matini
Trichomoniasis is one of the most non-viral sexually transmitted diseases worldwide that causes some complications such as adverse pregnancy outcomes.The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among pregnant women in Hamadan, west of Iran.This study was conducted on 1200 pregnant ... read more
Research Article
23/4/2017
Fahimeh Ghanbari, Shirin Saberianpour, Fatemeh-sadat Zarkesh-Esfahani, Nafiseh Ghanbari, Azadeh Taraghian, Farzad Khademi
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is responsible for the growing number of hospital- and community-acquired infections.In this study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of MRSA, its antimicrobial resistance profile, and molecular typing of strains isolated from different infections in Iran.A total of 100 S. aureus strains were ... read more
Research Article
6/5/2017
Khadije Rahmati, Mohammad Fallah, Amir Hossein Maghsood, Tayebeh Shamsi-Ehsan, Mohammad Matini
Transmission of infectious agents, such as parasites, is associated with consumption of raw vegetables. Thus, the health of vegetables reflects the health status of a region.Due to considerable parasitic contamination in Hamadan province and lack of information about health of vegetables in this region, this study was ... read more
Research Article
23/4/2017
Malihe Roostaei, Mohammad Fallah, Amir Hossein Maghsood, Masoud Saidijam, Mohammad Matini
Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a cosmopolitan zoonotic infection which is considered as a significant public health and economic concern. Livestock is the main intermediate host for Echinococcus granulosus.This study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence and fertility rate of hydatid cyst among livestock in Hamadan area, western ... read more
Research Article
9/5/2017
Abdolmajid Mohammadzadeh, Pezhman Mahmoodi, Aram Sharifi, Mohammad Moafi, Hossein Erfani, Masoumeh Siavashi
Rabies is an almost invariably fatal disease that is associated with animal bites. Hence, gathering data about cases of animal bites can help in clarifying the relative status of the disease.This study was conducted to provide an epidemiological overview on animal bites and rabies occurred in Hamedan ... read more
Research Article
24/4/2017
Fereshteh Eftekhar, Nastaran Ashoori, Morteza Yousefzadi
The outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii related to nosocomial infections the organism which the leading cause of mortality in hospitalized patients. Therefore, exploration for alternative antibacterial agents, essential oils have become of major interest.This study aimed to determine the effect of Satureja khuzestanica Jamzad essential oil on ... read more

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