Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 9 (2014)
Volume 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Diagnostic Pathology
1. Comparison of patient-collected and lab technician-collected nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs for detection of COVID-19 by RT-PCR

Alireza Abdollahi; Abbas Shakoori; Hoda Khoshnevis; Mohammad Arabzadeh; Seyed Ali Dehghan Manshadi; Esmaeil Mohammadnejad; Dorsa Ghasemi; Maryam Safari Aboksari; Shaban Alizadeh; Vahid Mehrtash; Arezoo Eftekhar-javadi; Masoomeh Safaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.127312.2387

Abstract
  Background & Objective:  A simple approach to prevent close contact in healthcare settings during the COVID-19 outbreak is to train patients to collect their own nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs and deliver them to medical laboratories to have them processed. The aim of our study ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
2. Necessity of Routine Repeat Testing of Critical Values in Various Working Shifts

Hiva Saffar; Alireza Abdollahi; Atefe Sadat Hosseini; Mojgan Torabi Farsani; Ghazal Hajinasrollah; Pegah Mohaghegh

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Spring 2020, , Pages 161-166

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.99403.1980

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Accurate and timely reporting of critical values is an important issue. There is some doubt whether repeat testing of critical values would offer any advantage over single testing or not. The aim of this study was evaluation of utility of routine repeat testing of critical ...  Read More

Transfusion
3. The Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Vulnerability Association with ABO/Rh Blood Types

Alireza Abdollahi; Maedeh Mahmoudi-aliabadi; Vahid Mehrtash; Bita Jafarzadeh; Mohammadreza Salehi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Spring 2020, , Pages 156-160

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.125135.2367

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the most recent emerging viral disease. Defining the epidemiological aspects and factors influencing the susceptibility of the patients to COVID-19 has been an ongoing struggle. In the present study, we have investigated the connection ...  Read More

Breast Pathology
4. The Difference of Expression of 18 Genes in Axillary Invasion and Vascular Invasion Compared to Control Samples in Breast Cancer

Alireza Abdollahi; Sepideh Jahanian; Nima Hemmati; Hadiseh Mohammadpour

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 223-231

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2019.92094.1894

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Recent studies from gene profiling have revealed some genes that are overexpressed in the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) process and are responsible for its initiation and activation resulting in tumor progression and metastasis. The present study aimed to assess ...  Read More

Microbiology
5. Bacteria Producing Extended Spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) in Hospitalized Patients: Prevalence, Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern and its Main Determinants

Mehdi Yousefipour; Mehrnaz Rasoulinejad; Azar Hadadi; Negin Esmaeilpour; Alireza Abdollahi; Siroos Jafari; Atieh khorsand

Volume 14, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 61-67

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.14.1.61

Abstract
  Background and Objective: There is a growing concern regarding the lack of new antibiotics, especially for multidrug-resistant bacteria that produce Extended Spectrum β-Lactamases (ESBLs). The present study aims to assess the prevalence of bacteria producing ESBLs, their antimicrobial resistance ...  Read More

6. Comparing the Efficacy of Virtual and Conventional Methods in Teaching Practical Pathology to Medical Students

Alireza Abdollahi; Samaneh Salarvand; Hiva Saffar

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 108-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.13.2.108

Abstract
  Electronic learning introduces a teaching device for deeper and more efficient learning. A study was conducted by the Pathology Department of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. The topic of practical pathology was selected earlier based on the curriculum. High-quality digital images ...  Read More

Gynecologic Pathology
7. Pseudopapillary and Macrofollicular Microscopic Growth Patterns in an Advanced Stage Ovarian Dysgerminoma: A Case Report

Fatemeh Nili; Niusha Noubari; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 94-98

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.13.1.94

Abstract
  ysgerminoma is one of the two most common types of ovarian germ cell tumors. Providing accurate pathologic diagnosis and treatment planning, the prognosis is good even in advanced stages. Pathologic diagnosis is generally straightforward. In microscopic examination, the usual known growth patterns in ...  Read More

Biochemistry
8. Upper Normal Limit of Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone and Metabolic Syndrome in Iranian Patients with Obesity

Zohreh Nozarian; Alireza Abdollahi; Vahid Mehrtash; Hirbod Nasiri Bonaki

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 88-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2017.24219

Abstract
  Background:The current study aimed at evaluating the association between thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) level in upper normal limits with metabolic syndrome, modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and its components according to Adult Treatment Panel III of National Cholesterol Education ...  Read More

Uropathology
9. Is Helicobacter pylori Infection a Risk Factor for Prostatitis? A Case-Control Study in a Referring Tertiary Care Center

Alireza Abdollahi; Masoud Etemadian; Saeed Shoar; Zohreh Nozarian

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 323-327

Abstract
  Background: The optimal treatment is not possible yet for chronic prostatitis due to the unknown etiology of the diseases. We aimed to investigate the association of Helicobacter pylori infection with chronic prostatitis. Methods: In this prospective case-control study that conducted in Imam Hospital ...  Read More

Uropathology
10. Predictive Values of Urinary Interleukin 18 and Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin for Delayed Graft Function Diagnosis in Kidney Transplantation

Mojtaba Mojtahedzadeh; Farhad Etezadi; Javad Motaharinia; Alireza Abdollahi; Abdorasul Mehrsai; Shadi Ziaie; Soheil Saadat

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 391-398

Abstract
  Background: Delayed graft function is a main complication after deceased donor kidney transplantation that adversely affects graft outcome. Difficulties in prediction and early detection of delayed graft function have hindered the ability to perform proper therapeutic interventions. We investigated whether ...  Read More

Biochemistry
11. Diagnostic Value of Measurement Specific Gravity by Refractometric and Dipstick Method in Differentiation between Transudate and Exudate in Pleural and Peritoneal Fluid

Alireza Abdollahi; Zoreh Nozarian

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 363-369

Abstract
  Background: Accumulation of pleural and peritoneal fluid is seen in some diseases. In order to diagnose the disease and start the treatment, one of the most important actions will be to differentiate between exudates and transudates. The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of ...  Read More

12. Evaluation of Aryoseven Safety (Recombinant Activated Factor VII) in Patients with Bleeding Disorders (An Observational Post-Marketing Surveillance Study)

Gholamreza Toogeh; Hassan Abolghasemi; Peyman Eshghi; Mohammadreza Managhchi; Mohammadreza Shaverdi-niasari; Katayoon Karimi; Samin Roostaei; Neda Emran; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 204-209

Abstract
  Background: Recombinant activated factor VII induces hemostasis in patients with coagulopathy disorders. AryoSeven™ as a safe Iranian Recombinant activated factor VII has been available on our market. This study was performed to establish the safety of AryoSeven on patients with coagulopathy disorder. ...  Read More

Biology & Genetic
13. The Diagnosis of HIV Infection in Infants and Children

Alireza Abdollahi; Hana Saffar

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 89-96

Abstract
  It is estimated that the number of HIV infected children globally has increased from 1.6 million in 2001 to 3.3 million in 2012. The number of children below 15 years of age living with HIV has increased worldwide. Published data from recent studies confirmed dramatic survival benefit for infants started ...  Read More

14. Validity of Selected WBC Differentiation Flags in Sysmex XT-1800i

Parya Bameni Moghaddam; Fatemeh Mahjoub; Amirhossein Emami; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 97-103

Abstract
  Background: Automatic Cell Counter devises make the CBC differential very easy and delivering the results in few second. However, the problem with this device is facing a flag requires a time-consuming microscopic review of the specimen which causes unacceptable wait times for patient as well as costs ...  Read More

15. Clinical Characteristic of the HIV/AIDS Patients with Cryptosporidiosis Referring to Behavioral Diseases Consultation Center, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran in 2013

Rashid Gholami; Shirzad Gholami; Hamid Emadi-Kouchak; Alireza Abdollahi; Mona Shahriari

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 27-34

Abstract
  Background: Cryptosporidiumis known as an opportunist disease-causing agent in man in recent decades. It causes diarrhea and intestinal disorders in the immune deficit and immune competent individuals. This study was aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics of HIV/AIDS patients withcryptosporidiosisinfection. ...  Read More

16. Thyroid Papillary Microcarcinoma: Etiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, Follow-up, Histopathology and Prognosis

Shiva Dideban; Alireza Abdollahi; Alipasha Meysamie; Shokouh Sedghi; Mona Shahriari

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 1-19

Abstract
  Background: Thyroid carcinoma is the most common malignancy of the endocrine system. Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common type of thyroid cancer, accounting for 70–90% of well-differentiated thyroid malignancies. Thyroid papillary microcarcinoma is a subtype of papillary carcinoma ...  Read More

17. Microbial Etiology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Bactria Implicated in Urinary Tract Infection in Tehran, Iran

Zohreh Nozarian; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 56-60

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/ijp.2015.01.008

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common infectious diseases with different microbial agent and antimicrobial resistant pattern in hospitalized patients and outpatients. In order to assess the adequacy of therapy, knowledge of prevalence and resistance pattern ...  Read More

18. Microbial and Antibiotic Susceptibility Profiles among Pleural Effusion Exudative Samples

Alireza Abdollahi; Saeed Shoar; Hiva Saffar; Hana saffar; Azita Yazdi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 38-44

Abstract
    Background and Objectives:Infection of pleural fluid is a common disease and because of antibiotic administration, the microbiology of this fluid has changed. The aim of this study was to determine the common bacteria and suitable antibiotics for treatment in pleural effusion (PE). Materials ...  Read More

19. Quality Control Planning of a Hepatitis B Viral Load Laboratory-Developed Assay

Fatemeh Nili; Reza Shahsiah; Farid Azmoudeh Ardalan; Mohsen Nassiri Toosi; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 17-22

Abstract
    Background and Objectives: HBV DNA monitoring is important in management of chronic viral hepatitis B infection. HBV DNA measurements are carried out over period of months to years. So the analytical system must be stable and reproducible. The aim of this study was to determine the performance ...  Read More

20. Correlation of ER, PR, HER- 2 and P53 Immunoreactions with Clinico-Pathological Features in Breast Cancer

Alireza Abdollahi; Sara Sheikhbahaei; Somaye Safinejad; Issa Jahanzad

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 147-152

Abstract
    Background and Objectives: The most prevalent malignancy among women is known to be breast cancer (BC). Several factors contribute to determining tumor prognosis and treatment strategies. In this study, the frequency and relevance of these factors are discussed. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

21. Malignant Pleomorphic Adenoma (Malignant Mixed Tumor) of the Minor Salivary Glands

Afsaneh Rajabiani1; Fatemeh Kamrani Kanafi; Naser Kamalian; Saeed Shoar; Alireza Abdollahi; Sara Sheikhbahaei

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 189-193

Abstract
  Salivary  gland  tumors  accounts  for  less  than  1%  of  all  tumors.  Minor  salivary  gland  tumors (MSGTs) are uncommon and make up about 10% of all salivary gland neoplasms. The clinical and histopathological distribution ...  Read More

22. Sero-prevelance of Cytomegalovirus and Toxoplasma Infections among Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients in Iran; Assessing the Correlation with CD4+ Cell Counts

Alireza Abdollahi; Saeed Shoar; Sara Sheikhbahaei; Siroos Jafari

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2013, , Pages 81-88

Abstract
  Background and Objective: Opportunistic infections are the leading cause of death among patients subjected to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The aim of this study was to compare the seroprevalence of Cytomegalovirus (CMV)  and toxoplasmosis ...  Read More

23. Development of 16S rRNA targeted PCR methods for the detection of Escherichia coli in Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Fatemeh Fattahi; Alireza Mirvaghefi; Hamid Farahmand; Gholamreza Rafiee; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 36-44

Abstract
    Objectives: The presence of E.coli in fish intended for human consumption may constitute a potential danger, not only in causing disease, but also because of the possible transfer of antibiotic resistance from aquatic bacteria to those infecting humans. The objective of this study was to develop ...  Read More

24. Relationships of Serum Level of High- Sensitivity C- Reactive Protein (hs- CRP) and White Blood Cell (WBC) Count with Gamma- Glutamyltransferase among Iranian Healthy Adults

Alireza Abdollahi; Saeed Shoar

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Summer 2012, , Pages 209-214

Abstract
  Background & Objective: There are many common infections and inflammations among people over the world. This demands an affordable and reliable test with high sensitivity/specificity to predict or confirm the diagnosis of such cases in routinely clinical practice. In the present study, we aimed to ...  Read More

25. Microbial Profile of Air Contamination in Hospital Wards

Alireza Abdollahi; Sanam Mahmoudzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, , Pages 177-182

Abstract
    Background and Aims:Nosocomial infections cause considerable morbidity and mortality and pose high financial burden on healthcare systems. Although surface contact, surgical incisions, wounds and catheters are responsible for a high percentage of nosocomial infections, bacterial and fungal ...  Read More