Volume 18 (2023)
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Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
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Original Research Hematopathology
Herpes Simplex Virus and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Maliheh Khoddami; Seyed Alireza Nadji; Paria Dehghanian

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 323-328


  Background and objective: Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare histiocytic proliferative disorder of unknown etiology and mainly affects young children. The histological feature is granuloma-like proliferation of langerhans-type dendritic cells. Although the possible role of viruses such ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Frequency of 16S rRNA Methylase and Aminoglycoside-Modifying Enzyme Genes among Clinical Isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii in Iran

Mehrdad Gholami; Mohammadreza Haghshenas; Mona Moshiri; Shbnam Razavi; Abazar Pournajaf; Gholamreza Irajian; Mohsen Heidary

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 329-338


  Background & objective: Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (MDR-AB) is an important nosocomial pathogen which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, particularly in high-risk populations. Aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes (AMEs) and 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) ...  Read More

Original Research Biology & Genetic
Classification and Biomarker Genes Selection for Cancer Gene Expression Data Using Random Forest

Malihe Ram; Ali Najafi; Mohammad Taghi Shakeri

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 339-347


  Background & objective: Microarray and next generation sequencing (NGS) data are the important sources to find helpful molecular patterns. Also, the great number of gene expression data increases the challenge of how to identify the biomarkers associated with cancer. The random forest (RF) is used ...  Read More

Original Research Oral Pathology
Association of Candida sp. with the Degrees of Dysplasia and Oral Cancer: A Study by Calcofluor White under Fluorescent Microscopy

Sandhya Tamgadge; Avinash Tamgadge; Aswathy Pillai; Mayura Chande; Siddharth Acharya; Narayan Kamat

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 348-355


  Background and objective:Candida albicans (C. albicans) play a significant role in oral mucosal carcinogenesis. It can be identified using various techniques in cytological smears. But, very few studies have been conducted on histopathological sections using calcofluor white M2R under fluorescent microscopy. ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Bacterial Etiology and Antibiotic Resistance Patterns in Neonatal Sepsis in Tehran during 2006-2014

Fatemeh Haj Ebrahim Tehrani; Mohammad Moradi; Narjes Ghorbani

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 356-361


  Background & Objective: Neonatal sepsis is one of the leading causes of mortality in neonatology wards. The aim of this study was to assess sepsis pathogens and antibacterial resistance patterns in a teaching hospital during seven years in Tehran, Iran. Methods: In this retrospective study, all neonates ...  Read More

Original Research
Dose-Dependent Effects of Common Antibiotics Used to Treat Staphylococcus aureus on Biofilm Formation

Ali Majidpour; Sara Fathi Zadeh; Mastaneh Afshar; Mohammad Rahbar; Mina Boustanshenas; Marjan Heidarzadeh; Leila Arbabi; Somayeh Soleymanzadeh Moghadam

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 362-370


  Background & Objective: Staphylococcus aureus, especially methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA), represent serious nosocomial and community infections. Biofilm formation as an important virulence factor may be affected by sub-inhibitory levels of antibiotics. Few studies examined the effects of ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
A Comparative Evaluation of ELISA, PCR, and Serum Agglutination Tests For Diagnosis of Brucella Using Human Serum

Khashayar Mohseni; Reza Mirnejad; Vahab Piranfar; Shiva Mirkalantari

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 371-376


  Background & Objective: Since the symptoms of Brucellosis are often atypical and nonspecific, using clinical signs alone to diagnose brucellosis is not advised; therefore, the diagnosis relies predominantly on laboratory testing. Currently, molecular, serological, and microbiological methods are ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
The Frequency of qnr Genes in Extended-Spectrum β-lactamases and non-ESBLs Klebsiella pneumoniae Species Isolated from Patients in Mashhad, Iran

Nafiseh Izadi; Mahboubeh Naderi Nasab; Elnaz Harifi Mood; Zahra Meshkat

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 377-383


  Background and Objectives: Since the fluoroquinolones are the broad-spectrum antibiotics, they affect both Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. These antibiotics are widely prescribed by physicians. As a result, some bacteria, especially Enterobacteriaceae, have shown a resistance to this family ...  Read More

Original Research Oral Pathology
The Effect of Smoking on Mast Cells Density and Angiogenesis in Chronic Periodontitis

Noushin Jalayer naderi; Hasan Semyari; Reza Hemmati

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 384-391


  Background and objective:Gingival bleeding reduction in smokers has been associated with decreased blood vessel density. The mechanism of suppressive effect of cigarette smoking on blood vessel density is not precisely defined. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of smoking on angiogenesis ...  Read More

Short Communication Microbiology
blaVIM and blaIMP Genes Detection in Isolates of Carbapenem Resistant P. aeruginosa of Hospitalized Patients in Two Hospitals in Iran

Behrang Kazeminezhad; Arezoo Bostanmanesh Rad; Atoosa Gharib; Sara Zahedifard

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 392-396


  Background & objective: Beta-lactam antibiotics resistance specifically Imipenem and Meropenem, the last choices of treatment, causes fatal events in patients with P.aeruginosa infection. The aim of this study was to detect the VIM and IMP of metallo-beta-lactamase genes in 103 isolates of P. aeruginosa ...  Read More

Case Reports Oral Pathology
Giant Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma of the Posterior Mandible-A Rare Case Report

Vandana Reddy; Kv Arunkumar; Vijay Wadhwan; Arvind Venkatesh

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 397-401


  Large, atypical peripheral ossifying fibromas are known as giant peripheral ossifying fibromas.  These lesions have often been associated with heterogeneous clinical and radiographic characteristics subsequently leading to their misdiagnosis.  Biopsies have been the gold standard for the diagnosis ...  Read More

Case Reports
Sclerosing Stromal Tumor: A Rare Ovarian Neoplasm

Shilpa Bairwa; Rahul Satarkar; Shivani Kalhan; Shilpa Garg; Ashok Sangwaiya; Pawan Singh

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 402-405


  Ovarian sex cord-stromal tumors are relatively infrequent neoplasms that account for approximately 8% of all primary ovarian neoplasm. Sex cord-stromal tumors of the ovary include granulosa cell tumors, fibrothecomas, Sertoli-Leydigcell tumors, steroid cell tumors, and sclerosing stromal tumors (SST). ...  Read More

Case Reports
Intramuscular Hibernoma of the Scapular Region Misdiagnosed on Cytology as a Malignant Lesion: A Report of a Rare Case

Mukta Pujani; Sabina Khan; Sujata Jetley; Prabhat Kumar Raina; Sujata Jetley

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 406-409


  Hibernomas are extremely rare benign tumors of adipose tissue characterized by an admixture of brown fat cells with granular, multivacuolated cytoplasm and white fat cells. Hibernomas account for 1.6% of benign adipose tissue tumors and approximately 1.1% of all adipocytic tumors. Around 10% of these ...  Read More

Case Reports Dermatopathology
Nodular Cystic Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Trunk: a Diagnostic Dilemma in an Unsuspecting Youth

Ruchita Tyagi; Dilpreet Kaur; Gursheen Kaur; Bhavna Garg; Neena Sood; Sunil Gupta

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 410-412


  Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) commonly affects the elderly and is mostly confined to the head and neck region. Only 10% of all cases occur on the trunk. We presented a case of bullous lesion on the abdomen in a young male, initially diagnosed by clinicians as a vascular nevus. Histopathological examination ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor Oral Pathology
A Simplified Working Classification Proposed for Myxoid Tumors of Oral Cavity

Manas Bajpai; Nilesh Pardhe

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 413-414


  Dear Editor-in-Chief Myxoid tumors of oral cavity encompass a broad spectrum of lesions, primarily neoplastic.(1) The significant variations in the biological behaviour; ranging from completely harmless to malignant neoplasm they require an accurate histopathological diagnosis to ensure a proper treatment. ...  Read More