Review Article
Abdolmajid Ghasemian, Sepideh Khodaparast, Fatemeh Savaheli Moghadam, Farshad Nojoomi, Hassan Rajabi Vardanjani
Bioaerosols are associated with a wide spectrum of health effects, including infections and contagious diseases, acute toxicities, allergies, and even cancer.Previous publications describing research conducted in healthcare and community settings during the years 2001 - 2016 were included in this analysis. The words bioaerosol, contamination, bacteria, fungi, ... read more
Research Article
Mohammad Matini, Tayebeh Shamsi-Ehsan, Amir Hossein Maghsood
Consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables is a basic component of a healthy diet. Thus, the consumption of vegetables can have an important role in public health.Because of this concern, a prevalence study of parasitic contamination was carried out on raw vegetables to estimate the human risk ... read more
Research Article
Afshin Barazesh, Moradali Fouladvand, Rahim Tahmasebi, Ali Heydari, Faramarz Kooshesh
Due to their weak immune systems, contact with soil, and failure to comply with hygiene principles, the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection is high among children.This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection and the effects of various factors among elementary school children ... read more
Research Article
Bahareh Nasrollahi Nejad, Zahra Bamzadeh, Seyed Hossein Hejazi
In the treatment of bacterial infections, drug resistance is a global problem; Pseudomonas aeruginosa is no exception. This bacterium is among the important causes of nosocomial infections, especially burn wound infections, and it is resistant to most applicable antibiotics.The present study aimed to evaluate the anti-bacterial effects ... read more
Research Article
Alberto Arnedo-Pena, Jose Vicente Juan-Cerdan, Maria Angeles Romeu-Garcia, Daniel Garcia-Ferrer, Jesus Iborra-Millet, Jose Antonio Ferrero-Vega, Juan Bautista Bellido-Blasco, Noemi Meseguer-Ferrer, Francisco Pardo-Serrano
Serum vitamin D (VitD) status is associated with active tuberculosis (TB) and TB infection conversion (TBIC).The objective of the present study was to quantify the risks of TB (latent, conversion, disease) in accordance with VitD status and other variables among the contacts of pulmonary TB patients.From 2009 ... read more
Research Article
Sabah Ghadimi, Ali Heshmati, Mehdi Azizi Shafa, Majid Nooshkam
Foodborne diseases are one of the most major public health concerns in the world. Ice cream flavors, especially the traditional ones, have a high potential for the transmission of the pathogenic bacteria.The aim of the current study is to investigate the microbiological status and antibiotic resistance of ... read more
Research Article
Davood Maleki, Sahar Honarmand Jahromy, Shohreh Zare Karizi, Parisa Eslami
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common infectious diseases and nosocomial infections worldwide, and uropathogenic Escherichia coli is the primary cause of UTI. Due to increased antibiotic resistance and the emergence of multidrug resistant (MDR) UPEC clones, the treatment of UTI is difficult. The ... read more
Case Report
Enayatollah Kalantar, Amir Hatami, Fatemeh Rahimi, Sadegh Saedi, Aliehsan Heidari, Parviz Fallah, Morteza Qoghaei, Morteza Nazari, Soheila Beiranvand, Mohsen Arabi, Mohammad Hossein Dehghan
Three cases were referred to the Rajaei hospital in Karaj, Iran, and the culture of lung secretions resulted in isolation of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Although antibiotic treatment was started, all the three patients died. This report describes the clinical course of the illness. To the best of ... read more

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