Research Article
31/8/2017
Rahem Khoshbakht, Mohammad Tabatabaei, Saeid Hosseinzadeh
Several genetic mechanisms are used by Campylobacter spp. to achieve pathogenesis. One of the involved virulence factors is lipooligosacharide-associated genes, which are related to ganglioside mimicry by Campylobacter species.The current study was conducted to determine the genetic diversity of 3 LOS-associated genes among Campylobacter jejuni and C. ... read more
Research Article
27/8/2017
Seyed Mostafa Hosseini, Pezhman Karami, Hamid Kazemian, Zahra Karimitabar, Ali Mohamadi Bardbari, Azad Khaledi, Mohammad Reza Arabestani
Staphylococcus aureus is an important cause of hospital and community acquired infections. Food borne diseases are an important problem in public health. Protein A is a protein 42 KDa, which is expressed in all strains of this bacterium.This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between antibiotic resistances ... read more
Research Article
31/8/2017
Hamid Staji, Elham Shahaboddin, Khatereh Kafshdouzan
Escherichia coli is a typical occupant of the enteric system of vertebrates. Some E. coli strains are related to urinary tract infections (UTIs) in human. E. coli strains are divided namely to the four phylogenetic groups, A, B1, B2, and D. Some investigations have indicated the relationship ... read more
Research Article
9/5/2017
Fahimeh Ghanbari, Farzad Khademi, Shirin Saberianpour, Mojtaba Shahin, Nafiseh Ghanbari, Kourosh Naderi, Tahereh Motalebi-Rad
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial diseases in outpatients and inpatients worldwide. Treatment of UTI has become challenging due to the emergence of pathogens with increasing resistance to antimicrobial agents.The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and antimicrobial resistance ... read more
Research Article
7/5/2017
Mojdeh Hakemi-Vala, Ayda Eslamzadeh, Fatemeh Bagheri Bejestani, Jinous Asgarpanah, Mohsen Heidary, Saeed Khoshnood
Increased microbial resistance to conventional medicines and their side effects have led to studying the effect of herbal extracts on microorganisms.The current study aimed at evaluating the antimicrobial activity of total extract and fractions of chloroform, methanol, and aqueous of aerial parts of Salvia aegyptiaca.The plants were ... read more
Research Article
9/5/2017
Azad Khaledi, Omid Elahifar, Hossein Vazini, Mohammad Yousef Alikhani, Afsane Bahrami, Davoud Esmaeili, Kiarash Ghazvini
Nosocomial infections due to high mortality and economic cost are one of the most important challenges that hospitals face with it. Reports show that hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP) is the second most common nosocomial infection in some countries such as the United States.The aim was to study ... read more
Brief Report
7/5/2017
Ali Pashaei Zanjani, Negin Esmaeilpour, Mehrnaz Rasoolinejad, Pardis Moradnejad, Mojtaba Hedayat Yaghoobi
Considering reductions in AIDS-related mortalities following effective anti-retroviral treatments in HIV/AIDS patients, HCV-associated liver diseases have turned into a major concern for HIV/HCV co-infected patients. The present study aims at determining SVR rates in HIV/HCV co-infected patients under pegylated interferon and ribavirin treatment referring to Tehran Imam ... read more

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