Infectious Disease
1. Molecular characterization of multidrug-resistant bacteria isolated from patients with pneumonia at two hospitals in North-West Nigeria

Paul I Oyegoke; Busayo O Olayinka; Joseph O Ehinmidu; Babajide A Tytler

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 April 2021

Abstract
  Background and aim: The spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious public health threat complicating treatment and resulting in prolonged hospitalization. Due to the dearth of appropriate surveillance systems, the prevalence of AMR threat is not well defined. This study sought to assess the ...  Read More

Infectious Disease
2. Lessons Learned on How to Manage a Crisis: Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Healthcare System Weaknesses

Morteza Arab-Zozani; Hosein Ameri

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 142-143

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2020.25

Abstract
    Dear Editor,   We have witnessed many advances in all fields of science over the years, especially in the field of health. However, various facts can be obtained in times of adversity. Although programs usually work well until a crisis occurs, they do not well continue during the crises. ...  Read More

Infectious Disease
3. Intestinal Protozoan Infections in Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy in Shahrekord the Central Southwest of Iran in 2018

Seyed Mahmood Banihashemi; Eissa Soleymani; Rahman Abdizadeh; Mousa Motavalli Haghi; Bahman Khalili

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 144-151

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2020.26

Abstract
    Background and aims: Parasitic infections, especially opportunistic parasites, can cause serious problems for immunocompromised patients. In this regard, this study aimed to evaluate parasitic infections in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy after referring to Kashani hospital of Shahrekord ...  Read More

Infectious Disease
4. Pattern mining analysis of pulmonary TB cases in Hamadan province: Using space-time cube

Seyed Mehdi Hosseini; Masoud Parvin; Masoud Bahrami; Manoochehr Karami; Meysam Olfatifar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 111-117

Abstract
  Background and aims: One of the most common approach to understanding spatial and temporal trends of event data is to break it up into a series of time snapshots. Therefore space-time cube method applied in order to portray the likely trend in occurrence of the pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) cases. Methods: ...  Read More

Infectious Disease
5. The incidence of needle stick injuries among medical students at Tabriz Imam Reza hospital in 2014

Farid Gharibi; Yousof Pashaei Asl; Jamal Saraei; Aref Nekoufar; Behnam Amini Daghalian

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 152-161

Abstract
  Background and aims: Needle stick injuries are a common and serious occupational hazard in the medical settings. So, this study was aimed to assess the incidence of needle stick injury among medical students at Tabriz Imam Reza Hospital in 2014. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study which its data ...  Read More

Infectious Disease
6. Evaluation of serum concentration of AFP marker in toxoplasmosis pregnant women with high level of IgG and IgM toxoplasma antibody by ELISA assay in a population of Tehran, Iran

Javid Sadraie; Ehsan Shariat Bahadory; Sekhavat Ghaffari Novin

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 3-11

Abstract
  Background and aims: Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease which may cause some laboratory symptoms in infected individuals. One of the main ways of transmition this organism is placenta to fetus pathway. If this transmission occurs in the 3th month of pregnancy, the abortion, central nerve system and ...  Read More

Infectious Disease
7. Analysis of feral cats role in dissemination of Toxoplasma gondii infection in rural area, Golestan province, North-East of Iran

Somayyeh Namroodi; Ehsan Shariat Bahadory

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 190-196

Abstract
  Background and aims: Cats carry a lot of zoonotic parasites such as Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) which causes toxoplasmosis in warm-blooded animals. Toxoplasmosis includes wide range of symptoms in its intermediate and definitive hosts but the worst symptoms have been seen in pregnant women and also ...  Read More

Infectious Disease
8. The Role of Interleukin (IL-22) in immune response to human diseases

Mehdi Agha Seyed Hosseini; Amir hossein Mansourabadi; Ali Shams; Nastaran Razavi; Mohammad Hassanzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 152-161

Abstract
  Background and aims: IL-22 is an alpha- helical cytokine. IL-22 binds to a heterodimeric cell surface receptor composed of IL-10R2 and IL-22R1subunits. IL-22R is expressed on tissue cells, and it is absent on immune cells. L-22 and IL-10 receptor chains play a role in cellular targeting and signal transduction ...  Read More