Volume 19 (2024)
Volume 18 (2023)
Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
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)
Review Article
Prevalence of Clinically Isolated Metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Coding Genes, and Possible Risk Factors in Iran

Abdolmajid Ghasemian; Kobra Salimian Rizi; Hassan Rajabi Vardanjani; Farshad Nojoomi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 1-9


  Background & Objective: The spread of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a global concern. Metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL) enzymes cause extensive drug resistance among Gram-negative bacteria. The current study aimed at determining the prevalence of MBL-producing P. aeruginosa in Iran. Methods: ...  Read More

Original Research
The Modulatory Effects of Vitamin D on the Expression of IL-12 and TGF-β in the Spinal Cord and Serum of Mice with Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis

Rayhaneh Ahangar-Parvin; Marzieyeh Mohammadi-Kordkhayli; Sayyed Vahab Azizi; Maryam Nemati; Hossian Khorramdel-Azad; Zahra Taghipour; Zuhair Hassan; Seyed Mohammad Moazzeni; Abdollah Jafarzadeh

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 10-22


  Background & objective The immunoregulatory effects of transforming growth factor (TGF)-βand interleukin-12 (IL-12) and immunomodulatory actions of vitamin D (VD) were reported in several studies. This study aims to evaluate VD effects on IL-12 and TGF-β expression in experimental autoimmune ...  Read More

Original Research
Immunohistochemical Characterization of Normal Ovary and Common Epithelial Ovarian Neoplasm with a Monoclonal Antibody to Cytokeratin and Vimentin

Ankita Goel; Nandam Rao; Vissa Santhi; Syam Byna; Bhavana Grandhi; Jyothi Conjeevaram

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 23-29


  Background & Objective: The common epithelial ovarian tumors are classified into serous, mucinous, clear cell, endometrioid, the Brenner, mixed, and undifferentiated types. Cytoskeleton intermediate filament composition of ovarian tissues indicates that the cytokeratin and vimentin are observed in ...  Read More

Original Research
Micronucleus Assay in Exfoliated Buccal Epithelial Cells Using Liquid Based Cytology Preparations in Building Construction Workers

ARUL P; Shetty Smitha; Suresh Masilamani; Akshatha C

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 31-38


  Background and objective:Cytogenetic damage in exfoliated buccal epithelial cells due to environmental and occupational exposure is often monitored by micronucleus (MN) assay using liquid based cytology (LBC) preparations. This study was performed to evaluate MN in exfoliated buccal epithelial cells ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
The Evaluation of Diagnostic and Predictive Values of Helicobacter pylori Stool Antigen Test in Iranian Patients with Dyspepsia

Fahimeh Safarnezhad Tameshkel; Mohammad Hadi Karbalaie Niya; Zahedin Kheyri; Davood Azizi; Farzin Roozafzai; Samaneh Khorrami

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 39-44


  Background and Objectives: Iran, as a developing country, is experiencing high burdens of Helicobacter pylori (Hp)-associated non-communicable diseases. Hp stool antigen test (HpSA) is widely used as an inexpensive and feasible noninvasive method to diagnose Hp infection, instead of invasive approaches. ...  Read More

Original Research
Expression of Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) in Brain Glioma and its Correlation with Tumor Grade

Hiva Saffar; Maryam Noohi; Seyed Mohammad Tavangar; Hana Saffar; Sima Azimi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 45-53


  Background & Objective Angiogenesis is an essential component of tumor growth. Expression of PSMA on the neo-vasculature of many solid tumors, including glioblastoma multi-form, has been determined. The pattern of expression suggests that PSMA may play a functional role in angiogenesis. Methods: ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Development of Multiplex Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction for Simultaneous Detection of Influenza A, B and Adenoviruses

Mohsen Nakhaie; Hoorieh Soleimanjahi; Hamid Reza Mollaie; Seyed Mohamad Ali Arabzadeh

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 54-62


  Background and objective:Millions of people in developing countries lose their lives due to acute respiratory infections, such as Influenza A & B and Adeno viruses. Given the importance of rapid identification of the virus, in this study the researchers attempted to design a method that enables detection ...  Read More

Original Research Biochemistry
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

Original Research Hematopathology
Prognostic Significance of Reduction in Ki67 Index After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients With Breast Cancer in Kerman Between 2009 And 2014

Vahid Moazed; Elham Jafari; Behjat Kalantari khandani; Ali Nemati; seyedamir benrazavi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 71-77


  Background and objective:Breast cancer is the most common malignancy among women. The Neoadjuvant chemotherapy is the treatment of choice for non-operable tumors. The Ki67 is a proliferation marker that can be used to predict the therapeutic response to chemotherapy and the patients' prognosis. Methods: ...  Read More

Short Communication Hematopathology
Beware of Bone Marrow: Incidental Detection and Primary Diagnosis of Solid Tumours in Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsies; A Study of 22 Cases

Ruchita Tyagi; Aminder Singh; Bhavna Garg; Neena Sood

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 78-84


  Background & objective: Introduction: First detection of any solid tumour as metastatic deposits in bone marrow directs clinicians to start searching for the primary tumour. Detection of bone marrow metastasis determines the stage of the malignancy, prognosis, mode of treatment, chemotherapeutic ...  Read More

Case Reports
Sinonasal Teratocarcinosarcoma- A Rare Tumour not so Rarely Misdiagnosed

Jayalakshmy Leelamma; Bhavya P. Mohan; Aparna Srinivasan

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 85-88


  Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma (STCS) is a rare, morphologically heterogeneous and highly aggressive tumour of ambiguous origin. It is characterized by the presence of benign and malignant epithelial, mesenchymal and neuroectodermal components. Because of their rarity and heterogeneity, these lesions ...  Read More

Case Reports Uropathology
Sarcomatoid Carcinoma of Renal Pelvis Involving Ureter and Renal Parenchyma with Heterologous Osteosarcomatous Differentiation: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Bhavya P.Mohan; Jayalakshmy PL; V Letha; Suresh Bhat

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 89-93


  Sarcomatoid carcinoma is a high‑grade rare malignant tumor with both epithelial and mesenchymal components. Sarcomatoid carcinoma in the upper urinary tract is very rare. We reported here a case of sarcomatoid carcinoma of renal pelvis with osteosarcomatous differentiation, with involvement of the ...  Read More

Case Reports Gynecologic Pathology
Pseudopapillary and Macrofollicular Microscopic Growth Patterns in an Advanced Stage Ovarian Dysgerminoma: A Case Report

Fatemeh Nili; Niusha Noubari; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 94-98


  ysgerminoma is one of the two most common types of ovarian germ cell tumors. Providing accurate pathologic diagnosis and treatment planning, the prognosis is good even in advanced stages. Pathologic diagnosis is generally straightforward. In microscopic examination, the usual known growth patterns in ...  Read More

Case Reports Gynecologic Pathology
Ovarian Small Cell Carcinoma: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature

Savita Agarwal; Megha Ralli; Pinki Pandey; Shruti Singh

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 99-102


  Ovarian small cell carcinoma is a rare and highly malignant tumor with poor prognosis. It usually presents in younger females with features of hypercalcemia. The exact histogenesis of the tumor is unclear and it may present as an undifferentiated tumor. In such cases, immunohistochemistry (IHC) plays ...  Read More

Case Reports
Ectopic Thyroid in Stomach; a Case Report

Parvin Rajabi; Seyed Mehdi Eftekhari; Elham Rouhani; Omid Mirmosayyeb; Azar Baradaran

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 103-105


  An ectopic thyroid is a form of thyroid dysgenesis in which an entire or parts of the thyroid gland may be located in another part of the body than what is the usual place. The most frequent location is the base of tongue. Although most cases are asymptomatic, symptoms related to tumor size and its relationship ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor
Reporting an Experience: Improving the Feulgen Staining Technique for Better Visualizing of Nucleus

Noushin Jalayer naderi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 106-107


  Among different staining methods used to demonstrate the nuclear abnormalities, Feulgen is one of the most reliable method. Feulgen staining is specific, sensitive method for evaluating the DNA damages.It has been shown that using non-DNA specific stains for monitoring the nuclear anomalies lead to false-positive ...  Read More