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Infectious Diseases
Molecular Diagnosis of COVID-19; Biosafety and Pre-analytical Recommendations

Mohammad Vasei; Elham Jafari; Vahid Falah Azad; Moeinadin Safavi; Maryam Sotoudeh

Volume 18, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 244-256


  From the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic, clinical laboratories around the world have been involved with tests for detection of SARS-CoV-2. Currently, RT-PCR (real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assay) is the gold standard for identifying the virus. Many factors are involved ...  Read More

Hematocytological Clues of Peripheral Blood in Different Clinical Presentations of COVID-19

Fakhri Mohaghegh Zahed; Shahriar Dabiri; Abdolreza Javadi; Sajjadeh Movahedinia; Manzumeh Shamsi Meymandi Pharm; Bahram Dabiri; Parisa khorasani Esmaili; Mitra Sadat Rezaei; Mehrdad Farokhniya

Volume 18, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 270-278


  Background: To gain insight into the pathogenesis and clinical course of COVID-19 from a historical perspective, we reviewed paraclinical diagnostic tools of this disease and prioritized the patients with a more severe form of disease admitted to intensive care units (ICUs). The objective was to better ...  Read More

Infectious Diseases
Evaluation of Laboratory Findings of Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Kerman, Iran

Parisa Khorasani Esmaili; Shahriar Dabiri; Sajjadeh Movahedinia; Saeedeh Shojaeepour; Fatemeh Bagheri; Hanie Ranjbar; Manzumeh Shamsi Meymandi; Elham Mohebi; Mehrdad Farokhniya

Volume 18, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 347-355


  Background & Objective: Since December 2019 in Wuhan, China there is a new form of pneumonia and after expansion in other countries, World Health Organization (WHO) called it Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Since the clinical laboratory findings have played an important role in the progression ...  Read More

Infectious Diseases
Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis Following Post-COVID-19 Infection in Iran

Parisa Khorasani Esmaili; Shahriar Dabiri; Tooraj Reza Mirshekari; Fatemeh Nabipour; Ayeh Shamsadini; Hadi Eslami; Mohammad Ali Damghani; Ali Asghar Arabi; Maryam Amizadeh; Fatemeh Fani; Navid Gharaei; Shiva Pouradeli

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 116-124


  Background & Objective: Mucormycosis (also called black fungus) is an opportunistic serious fungal infection caused by mucormycetes. It can occur in diabetes mellitus patients and other immunosuppressive conditions with recent predisposing factors such as maxillofacial surgery and corticosteroid ...  Read More

Infectious Diseases
Pathological Examination of the Placenta in COVID-19–Positive Mothers: A Short Communication

Sedigheh Hantoushzadeh; Roya Saeednejad; Mamak Shariat; Raheleh Moradi

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 217-220


  Background & Objective: It was declared that COVID-19 might be more severe in symptomatic pregnant patients. This study was conducted to examine the pathological indices of the placenta in pregnant women who were diagnosed with COVID-19.Methods: A total of 20 COVID-19–positive mothers were ...  Read More

Changes of Routine Hematological Parameters in COVID-19 Patients: Correlation with Imaging Findings, RT-PCR and Outcome

Abdolreza Javadi; Shahriar Dabiri; Manzumeh Shamsi Meymandi; Mohammad Hashemi-Bahremani; Hussein Soleimantabar; Bahram Dabiri; Houman Vosough; Maryam Gheidi Sharan; Farnoosh Sedaghati

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 37-47


  Background & Objective: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is progressively spreading, and many researchers have focused on the prognostic value of laboratory analyses. This study reviewed routine blood parameters, upper respiratory viral load, and chest imaging in recovered and expired COVID-19 ...  Read More

The Performance of SARS-CoV-2 Serology Testing in the Diagnosis of COVID-19

Alireza Abdollahi; Samaneh Salarvand; Vahid Mehrtash; Bita Jafarzadeh; Mohammadreza Salehi; Reza Ghalehtaki; Saeed Nateghi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 65-70


  Background & Objective: COVID-19 reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) has been a reference test for diagnosing a disease since the very beginning of the pandemic. COVID-19 serology tests have also been developed and used to estimate the prevalence of individuals who have already ...  Read More

Is There A Correlation Between COVID-19 and Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E Serum Antibody Level?

Alireza Abdollahi; Samaneh Salarvand; Vahid Mehrtash; Bita Jafarzadeh; Reza Ghalehtaki; Saeed Nateghi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 71-74


  Background & Objective: The prevalence of COVID-19 and its severity have been observed to be on a lower level in underdeveloped countries with poorer standards of hygiene. This disparity may be attributed to the higher seroprevalence of other viral diseases which can result in the presence of antibodies ...  Read More

Infectious Diseases
Intestinal Infarction in COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Series

Maryam Sarkardeh; Amin Dalili; Naser T Tayyebi Meibodi; Mostafa Izanlu; Seyed Javad Davari-Sani; Saeed Moghaddamzade; Mehdi Jamalinik; Seyed Javad Hosseini; Javad Koushki; Ali Abedia

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 85-90


  Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as a potential health risk factor continues to spread throughout the world. Although common symptoms include headache and respiratory symptoms, some studies have suggested that COVID-19 may cause coagulation disorders and thrombolytic events, disrupt blood flow ...  Read More

Radiological and Laboratory Findings of Patients with COVID-19 Infection at the Time of Admission

Saeed Mirsadraee; Mihan Pourabdollah Toutkaboni; Mehrdad Bakhshayeshkaram; Mitra sadat Rezaei; Elham Askari; Sara Haseli; Nazanin Sadraee

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 137-143


  Background & Objective: Diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be challenging, especially when the real­time quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) is not available or it is negative. In this study, we evaluated imaging and laboratory findings in a ...  Read More

Hypocalcemia in Covid-19: A Prognostic Marker for Severe Disease

Ahmad Raesi; Ebrahim Saedi Dezaki; Hamideh Moosapour; Farzaneh Saeidifard; Zahra Habibi; Fereidoun Rahmani; Soleiman Kheiri; Elham Taheri

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 144-153


  Background & Objective:  Previous studies have addressed the electrolyte abnormalitiessuch as hypocalcemiain COVID-19 patients. We aimed to compare the laboratory findings especially the electrolyte levels amongCOVID-19 patients and healthy controls and evaluate their prognostic values. Materials ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Online Assessment for Pathology Residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Report of an Experience

Alireza Abdollahi; Ali Labbaf; Mahboobeh Mafinejad; Maryam Sotoodeh-Anvari; Farid Azmoodeh-Ardalan

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 75-78


  Background & Objective: The world is facing COVID-19 pandemic, and medical education system and consequently the evaluation of students at different levels have been overshadowed. Residency students are among those affected. In the present study, we aim to share our experiences regarding holding ...  Read More

The changes of Coagulation State in Patients Contracted with SARS-COV-19

Anahita Nosrati

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 259-260


  Coronaviruses are considered to be one of the most significant human and animal pathogens. In late 2019, a new species of coronavirus was recognized as the cause of some pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China. The disease spread rapidly and made an epidemic in China and subsequently in almost all countries ...  Read More

Molecular Pathology
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

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 313-319


  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