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)
Evaluation of the Relationship Between Serum and Urine Ferritin Level of Low Birth Weight Infants

Hassan Bazmamoun; Soheila Narimani; Maryam Shokohi; Hossein Esfahani; Ali Reza Soltanian; Alireza Rastgoo Haghi

Volume 17, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 323-327


  Background & Objective: Iron deficiency before birth or in infancy can cause long-term behavioral and neurological disorders. Measuring serum ferritin is an effective way to diagnose iron deficiency but requires significant blood volume from a low birth weight infant. Therefore, the present study ...  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

Protective Effect of Combined Long Time Administration of Selenium and Vitamin C on Liver and Kidney Toxicity of Cadmium in Rats

Mohammad Mahdi Zamani; Seyedeh Hamideh Mortazavi; Maryam Monajemzade; Vahhab Piranfar; Zahra Aalidaeijavadi; Azam Bakhtiarian

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 174-180


  Background and Objective: Increased industrial activities leads to prolonged human exposure to industrial pollutant such as cadmium (Cd). ‍Chronic exposure to Cd in Mammals and also human being, can cause damages to various organs and particularly kidneys and liver. The goal of this study was to ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Clinical Validation of Eleven Formulas for Calculating LDL-C in Iran

Fereshteh Atabi; Reza Mohammadi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 261-267


  Background & Objective: Concentration of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease which is routinely measured or calculated as LDL-C in clinical laboratories. In order to decrease the cost, instead of its measuring, it is recommended to calculate it using multiple ...  Read More

The Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (G>A) and 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (C677T) Gene Variants and the Serum Levels of Insulin-like Growth Factor-1, Insulin, and Homeostasis Model Assessment in Patients with Acne Vulgaris

Sakineh Zinati-Saeed; Ebrahim Shakiba; Ziba Rahimi; Mona Akbari; Fariba Najafi; Fariborz Bahrehmand; Asad Vaisi-Raygani; Zohreh Rahimi; Ali Ebrahimi; Mehrali Rahimi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 23-29


  Background & Objective:To find an association between gene variants of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) with the risk of acne vulgaris (AV).Methods:In a case-control study, we investigated 150 AV patients and 148 healthy individuals (aged 18-25 ...  Read More

Very low HbA1C, is it a problem?

Beuy Joob; Viroj Wiwanitkit

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 379-380

  Dear Editor An important problem to manage diabetes mellitus is controlling the patients` blood glucose. Fluctuation of blood glucose results in molecular biochemistry change and can result in unwanted diabetic complications (1). In clinical practice, hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) is a common useful laboratory ...  Read More

Association of Sulfur Mustard-induced Ocular Problems with Serum and Blood Biochemical Parameters Changes

Hassan Ghasemi; Nayere Askari; Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh; Susan Kabudanian Ardestani; Sakine Moaiedmohseni; Mohammad-Reza Vaez-Mahdavi; Tooba Ghazanfari

Volume 13, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 157-166


  Background and objective:Many biochemical features of sulfur mustard (SM) intoxication remained unknown. So far, the direct association between biochemical parameter changes and ocular problems in patients exposed to SM is not evaluated.The current study aimed at evaluating the associations between the ...  Read More

The Evaluation of Error Types and Turnaround Time of Preanalytical Phase in Biochemistry and Hematology Laboratories

Gokhan Cakirca

Volume 13, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 173-178


  Background& Objective: Each laboratory should determine the type of errors and turnaround time (TAT), especially in the preanalytical phase to report quality and timeliness of the test results. The current study aimed at investigating the common causes of preanalytical errors in biochemistry ...  Read More

The Association between Ocular Problems and Serum Testosterone, Prolactin and Thyroglobulin Concentrations in Delayed Phase of Sulfur Mustard Exposure

Hassan Ghasemi; Nayere Askari; Sakine Moaiedmohseni; Soghrat Faghihzadeh; Susan Kabudanian Ardestani; Elham Faghihzadeh; Tooba Ghazanfari

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 63-70


  Background and objective Aside from direct toxic effects, Sulfur Mustard (SM) induced serum hormone abnormalities may aggravate ocular complaints, including Ocular Surface Discomfort (OSD) (burning, itching, and redness), dry eye sensation, photophobia, blurred vision, foreign body sensation, and pain. ...  Read More

Dark Chocolate Intake Acutely Enhances Neutrophil Count in Peripheral Venous Blood

Martina Montagnana; Elisa Danese; Gabriel Lima-Oliveira; Gian Luca Salvagno; Giuseppe Lippi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 311-312


  Beside the well-established impact on decreasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases (1), recent attention has been paid to the relationship between cocoa-containing foods and the immune system (2), showing that dark chocolate consumption enhances the systemic defense against bacterial (3) and viral ...  Read More

Effect of Silibinin on Maspin and ERα Gene Expression in MCF-7 Human Breast Cancer Cell Line

Maryam Karimi; Hossein Babaahmadi-Rezaei; Ghorban Mohammadzadeh; Mohammad-Ali Ghaffari

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 135-143


  Background and objective: According to reports, a serine protease inhibitor (Maspin) suppresses metastasis, invasion and angiogenesis in breast and prostate cancers. Silibinin is a natural polyphenolic flavonoid with anti-cancer activity. We assessed the effects of silibinin on cell viability, maspin ...  Read More

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 , January 2017, , Pages 88-93


  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

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 , October 2016, , Pages 363-369

  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