Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
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)
Microbiology
1. The Epidemiological, Clinical, Mycological, and Pathological Features of Rhino-cerebral Mucormycosis: A Systematic Review

Mohammadreza Salehi; Shahram Mahmoudi; Omid Rezahosseini; Sayed Jamal Hashemi; Kazem Ahmadikia; Farzad Aala; Nasim Khajavirad; Neda Alijani; Alireza Izadi; Muhammad Ibrahim Getso; Alireza Abdollahi; Arezoo Salami; Seyedeh Rana Khatami; Alireza Adibimehr; Mojtaba Hedayat Yaghoobi; Mohammadmahdi Sabahi; Behshad Pazooki; Farhad Yazdi; Jayran Zebardast; Arash Seifi; Malihe Hasan Nezhad; Masoud Mardani; Sadegh Khodavaisy

Volume 17, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 112-121

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2022.538690.2721

Abstract
  Cerebral mucormycosis (CM) is a life-threatening manifestation of mucormycosis, an angioinvasive fungal infection caused by Mucorales. We sought to systematically review all available case reports to describe epidemiologic features, clinical manifestations, predisposing factors, and diagnostic and treatment ...  Read More

Microbiology
2. Higher Viral Load of Polyomavirus Type BK but not JC among Renal Transplant Recipients in Comparison to Donors

Samaneh Abolbashari; MohammadTaghi Shakeri; Maryam Hami; Aida Gholoobi; Amin Hooshyar Chechaklou; Mohammad Sadegh Damavandi; Aref Movaqar; Razieh Yousefi; Zahra Meshkat; Saeedeh Hajebi Khaniki

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 8-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.535072.2690

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Polyomaviruses types BK and JC and Cytomegalovirus (CMV) have been shown to be related to kidney transplantation complications. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of these viruses in patients receiving kidney transplantation.Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed ...  Read More

Microbiology
3. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.533645.2675

Abstract
  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

Microbiology
4. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.526032.2597

Abstract
  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

Microbiology
5. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.528077.2615

Abstract
  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

Microbiology
6. Molecular Characterization of Antibiotic Resistance Associated with TEM and CTX-M ESBL in Uropathogenic E. coli Strains Isolated from Outpatients

Sorour Farzi; Reza Ranjbar; Mohammad Niakan; Mohammad Hossein Ahmadi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, , Pages 386-391

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.521669.2556

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a leading cause of urinary tract infections becoming resistant against beta-lactams and cephalosporins through different mechanisms, including ESBL production due to the presence of ESBL specific genes, including blaCTX-M and blaTEM. The purpose ...  Read More

Microbiology
7. Evaluating of the Effects of Sub-MIC Concentrations of Gentamicin on Biofilm Formation in Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Zahra Yousefpour; Fateme Davarzani; Parviz Owlia

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, , Pages 403-410

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.524220.2584

Abstract
  Background & Objective: The ability of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to form biofilm has an important role in establishment of chronic phase of infections. Biofilm formation can be affected by antibiotics sub-MIC concentrations. The principal aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of gentamicin ...  Read More

Microbiology
8. The role of Gene Mutations (gyrA, parC) in Resistance to Ciprofloxacin in Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Zoheir Heshmatipour; Nasibeh Arabameri; Shima Eftekhar Ardebili; Zeinab Jafari Bidhendi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, , Pages 426-432

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.520570.2542

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen and one of the most common causes of nosocomial infections. This bacterium's antibiotic resistance to the common fluoroquinolone antibiotics, especially ciprofloxacin, is due to mutations in the gyrA and parC genes. This ...  Read More

Microbiology
9. COVID-19 Impact on Modern Virtual Pathology Education: Challenges and Opportunities

Seyed Esmaeil Azimi Khatibani; Shima Tabatabai

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, , Pages 439-443

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.525144.2589

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Pathology education conventional methods have been disrupted by the Corona-Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, compelling a re-evaluation of the means of educational interactions from the undergraduate to the postgraduate level. This commentary explores how the COVID-19 ...  Read More

Microbiology
10. The Bright Side of COVID-19: Integrated Art-based and Virtual Learning in Medical Education

Afsaneh Yakhforoshha; Fatemeh SamieeRad

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 343-345

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.521015.2548

Abstract
  This approach to learning is in accordance with the first of six strategies of Harden SPICES model for curriculum development: student-centered against teacher-centered approach (S) (7,8). In total, the results from medical students and the Knowles’ Andragogical Model as a theoretical lens, is ...  Read More

Microbiology
11. Concerning the Prevalence of HPV Genotypes and the Evaluation of Pap smear Results in Iranian Population: An Update

Sina Neshat; Padideh Daneii; Negar Neshat; Sina Raeisi; Saba Raeisi; Seyed Mohammad Malakooti; Noushin Afshar Moghadam

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 346-347

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.523796.2578

Abstract
  Human papillomavirus infection is one of the most common genital infections. More than 100 types of the virus have been identified, most of which can infect the genital mucosa. The virus is associated with cancerous and precancerous lesions of the cervix. Some types, such as human papillomavirus 16 and ...  Read More

Microbiology
12. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.128909.2415

Abstract
  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

Microbiology
13. Serology Testing for SARS-CoV-2: Benefits and Challenges

Mohammadreza Jalali Nadoushan; Soha Ahmadi; Paniz Jalali Nadoushan

Volume 15, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 154-155

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.39841

Abstract
  As COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020, it is an emerging need to discuss different aspects of this pandemic. In any pandemic, valid and rapid laboratory diagnostic tests are critically important for early diagnosis, which will increase the rate of ...  Read More

Microbiology
14. Evaluation of Phenotypic and Genotypic Characteristics of Carbapnemases-producing Enterobacteriaceae and Its Prevalence in a Referral Hospital in Tehran City

Kosar Jalalvand; Nasrin Shayanfar; Freshteh Shahcheraghi; Elahe Amini; Masha Mohammadpour; Pegah Babaheidarian

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 86-95

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.111181.2188

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae is a growing concern worldwide including Iran. The emergence of this pathogen is worrying as carbapenem is one of the 'last-line' antibiotics for treatment of infections caused by multi drug resistant gram- negative bacteria. The main ...  Read More

Microbiology
15. Assessment of Susceptibility to Five Common Antibiotics and Their Resistance Pattern in Clinical Enterococcus Isolates

Sara Masoumi Zavaryani; Reza Mirnejad; Vahhab Piranfar; Mehrdad Moosazadeh Moghaddam; Nikta Sajjadi; Somayyeh Saeedi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 96-105

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.114009.2236

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Enterococcus Species are the common cause of nosocomial infections, which are highly resistant to different antibiotics. Therefore, determination of their antibiotic susceptibility patterns and simultaneous resistance to antibiotics is important for better treatment strategies. ...  Read More

Microbiology
16. Persister cells formation and expression of type II Toxin-Antitoxin system genes in Brucella melitensis (16M) and Brucella abortus (B19)

Fatemeh Amraei; Negar Narimisa; Behroz Sadeghi; Vahid Lohrasbi; Faramarz Masjedian Jazi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 127-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.118902.2294

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Persister cells are defined as a subpopulation of bacteria that are capable of reducing their metabolism and switching to dormancy in stress conditions. Persister cells formation has been attributed to numerous mechanisms, including stringent response and Toxin-Antitoxin (TA) ...  Read More

Microbiology
17. Molecular Characterization of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Iranian Burn Patients

Samira Tajik; Shahin Najar Peerayeh; Bita Bakhshi; Reza Golmohammadi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 284-289

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2019.94189.1917

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is reported as one of the important bacterial causes of burn wound infections. This study was carried out to investigate molecular characterization of community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) isolated from Iranian burn ...  Read More

Microbiology
18. Designing and Analyzing the Structure of DT-STXB Fusion Protein as an Anti-tumor Agent: An in Silico Approach

Zeynab Mohseni Moghadam; Raheleh Halabian; Hamid Sedighian; Elham Behzadi; Jafar Amani; Abbas ali Imani fooladi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 305-312

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2019.101200.2004

Abstract
  Background & Objective: A main contest in chemotherapy is to obtain regulator above the biodistribution of cytotoxic drugs. The utmost promising strategy comprises of drugs coupled with a tumor-targeting bearer that results in wide cytotoxic activity and particular delivery. The B-subunit of Shiga ...  Read More

Microbiology
19. Association of Some High-Risk Mucosal Types of Human Papillomavirus with Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in an Iranian Population

Hassan Ehteram; Mohaddeseh Sadat Mousavian; Tahereh Mazoochi; Tahereh Khamehchian; Mohammad Karimian

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 313-316

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2019.101544.2011

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common non-melanoma skin cancer that may be caused by Human papillomavirus (HPV), especially in immunosuppressed patients. However, the role of the mucosal types of HPV in SCC patients with normal immunity has not been extensively ...  Read More

Microbiology
20. Molecular Characteristics of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Isolated from Diabetic Foot Infection

Pegah Kananizadeh; Solmaz Ohadian Moghadam; Yasaman Sadeghi; Abbas Rahimi Foroushani; Hossein Adibi; Mohammad Reza Pourmand

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 329-337

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2019.101092.2035

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU), is one of the most frequent causes for hospitalizations in patients with diabetes. A major problem in the treatment of DFU is the increased-incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The aim of this study was to determine the ...  Read More

Microbiology
21. The Prevalence of HPV Genotypes in Iranian Population: An Update

Mina Mobini Kesheh; Hossein Keyvani

Volume 14, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 197-205

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2019.90356.1861

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of genital warts and some anogenital cancers in male and female subjects which is commonly transmitted by sexual contacts. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to examine the prevalence of HPV genotypes in 10,266 Iranian ...  Read More

Microbiology
22. Polymorphisms in Promoter Region of the Interferon - Gamma Receptor1 Gene and its Relation with Susceptibility to Brucellosis

Zahra Naseri; Nasrin Bahmani; Mohammad Yosef Alikhani; Seyed Hamid Hashemi; Ghodratollah Roshanaei

Volume 14, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 206-211

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2019.91536.1888

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Brucellosis is one of the most prevalent bacterial zoonotic diseases which afflicts both humans and animals. Genetic factors play an important role in susceptibility to brucellosis. One of these factors is interferon-gamma (IFN-g), which is vital in the defense mechanism against ...  Read More

Microbiology
23. 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 , January 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

Microbiology
24. Designing and Construction of a Cloning Vector Encoding mtb32C and mpt51 Fragments of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis as a DNA Vaccine Candidate

Faria Hasanzadeh Haghighi; Ehsan Aryan; Mohammad Derakhshan; Aida Gholoobi; Zahra Meshkat

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 403-407

Abstract
  Background & objective:  Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major cause of death around the world. Bacillus Calmette Guérin (BCG) is the only vaccine used in TB prevention that has a protective effect in children, but its effectiveness declines in adults. Design and development of new vaccines ...  Read More

Microbiology
25. Growth Inhibitory Effect of Lactocare on Vibrio cholerae

Mahsa Asadi; Mohamad Fazeli; Azar Sabokbar

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 301-307

Abstract
  Background and Objective: Acute microbial diarrheal diseases are the major public health problems in the developing countries. People affected by diarrheal diseases have the lowest financial resources and poorest hygienic facilities. Children under five, primarily in Asian and African countries, are ...  Read More