Volume 18 (2023)
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)
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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

Infectious Diseases
Comparative Analysis of 198 SARS-CoV-2 Genomes from Iran and West Asia, February 2020 to December 2021

saman karami; Marziyeh Mojbafan; Ramin Mazaheri Nezhad Fard

Volume 18, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 289-298


  Background & Objective: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), resulting in a worldwide pandemic. The first case of COVID‐19 was reported from Wuhan in the Hubei Province of China in December 2019; however, the disease's ...  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
Higher Risk of Chronic Hepatitis E Virus infection in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1: An Iranian Cross- sectional Study

Mohamad Javad Zahedi; Sara Shafieipour; Mohammad Mahdi Hayatbakhsh Abbasi; Nader Pourjamali; Mohsen Nakhaie; Javad Charostad; Mohammad Rezaei Zadeh Rukerd; Mohammad Mehdi Lashkarizadeh; Fatemeh Karami Robati; Azam Dehghani; Yunes Jahani; Seyed Mohamad Ali Arabzadeh; Hamid Reza Mollaei; Ebrahim Ranjbar

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 125-133


  Background & Objective: Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) infection may be common in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) patients and may lead to chronic infection as well as cirrhosis. We intended to determine the incidence of HEV infection among HIV-1 patients in comparison to individuals without HIV-1 ...  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

Infectious Diseases
Topical Treatment of Second-Degree Burn Wounds with Lactobacillus plantarum Supernatant: Phase I Trial

Somayeh Soleymanzadeh Moghaddam; Mahnoush Momeni; Samaneh Mazar Atabaki; Tahereh Mousavi Shabestari; Mina Boustanshenas; Mastaneh Afshar; Maryam Roham

Volume 17, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 460-468


  Background & Objective: A burn wound is sterile immediately after injury, but opportunistic bacteria colonize the wound within 48 to 72 hours after the burn, causing delayed or failed burn wound healing. In addition, the presence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens doubles the treatment problems. ...  Read More

Evaluation of Triple Fragment Vaccine HSPX (Rv2031c) + PPE44 (Rv2770c) + Mouse IgG1 (Fcγ2a) with Auxiliary Adjuncts IL-22 in Comparison with BCG Vaccine

Azar valizadeh; Fra Khosravi; hamid sedighian; Elham Behzadi; Elaheh Parizad; Abbas Ali Imani Fooladi

Volume 17, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 303-313


  Background & Objective: Despite the vaccination with the BCG vaccine, tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the major health problems in the world. The aim of this study was to evaluate our newly designed vaccine using IL-22 as an adjuvant in comparison with the common BCG vaccine.Methods: The gene constructs ...  Read More

Infectious Diseases
Effects of Human Nucleolus Upon Guest Viral-Life, Focusing in COVID-19 Infection: A Mini- Review

Moslem Bahadori; Mohammad Hossein Azizi; Shahriar Dabiri; Neda Bahadori

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 1-7


  The nucleolus is a subcellular membraneless structure of eukaryotic cells. In 1965, in a world’s southern summer summit in Uruguay, the role of the nucleolus as the site of ribosome synthesis, biogenesis, and processing of tRNA was conclusively established. Today, accumulating evidence confirm ...  Read More

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


  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

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

Infectious Diseases
Urine Biochemical Parameters in Predicting Severity of SARS-CoV-2 Infection: an Experience in Tertiary Care Centre in Western India

Priyanka Sangappa Murgod; Preeti Rajeev Doshi; Ravindra C Nimbargi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 304-309


  Background & Objective: Coronavirus is an enveloped RNA virus that mainly causes respiratory infection. Real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swab is the confirmatory diagnostic test for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus ...  Read More