Letter to the editor
1. Prevention of Social Stigma Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Arash Aliasghari; Marzieh Hossini; Fatemeh Rahimi; Kazhal Mobaraki; Jamal Ahmadzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, Pages 93-94


  As a result of the global crisis related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), confusion, anxiety, fear, and some psychological effects have been created among the general population in this global village. Unfortunately, these factors have provoked inappropriate behavior converting the infection to ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Epidemiological Study of the Brucellosis in Iran, Isfahan, 2010–2015

Alireza Salahshouri; Javad Ramezanpour; Hamid Gheibipour

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, Pages 95-99


  Background and aims: Brucellosis is one of the most common infectious diseases in both humans and animals. It has been controlled in developed countries; however, it is still regarded as a public health problem in developing countries including Iran. The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiology ...  Read More

Original Article
3. An Epidemiological Survey of Tongue Lesions in the Oral Pathology Department of Khorasgan Dental School From 2010 to 2020

Saeed Mousavi; Atousa Aminzadeh; Roya Yahyaabadi; Negin Aminianpour

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, Pages 100-104


  Background and aims: Many pathologic conditions can affect the tongue and their pattern of occurrence may differ. The objective of this study was the epidemiological survey of tongue lesions reported in a 10-year period in the Oral Pathology Department of Khorasgan Dental School. Methods: In this ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Anxiety Status of Instagram Users during Coronavirus Disease in Iran in 2020: A Cross-sectional Study

Hamed Delam; Ahmadreza Eidi; Omid Soufi; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, Pages 105-108


  Background and aims: Today, with the increasing prevalence of COVID-19 in the world, the general population with excessive worry due to media reports has a higher level of psychological distress. Therefore, the present study aimed to determine the state of anxiety among Instagram users in 2020. Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Evaluation of the Frequency Distribution of Oral Biopsies in Shahid Sadoughi Hospital in Yazd During 2010-2019

Zahra Roustaeizade Shooroki; Sara Zare

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, Pages 109-114


  Background and aims: Oral mucosa is prone to various lesions. Some of these lesions can be early signs of a particular disease or even malignancy in the body. The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency distribution of oral biopsies from 2009 to 2019.Methods: In this analytical descriptive ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Prevalence, Virulence, and Antimicrobial Resistance of Campylobacter Species Isolated From Carcasses of Camels Slaughtered in Slaughterhouses of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, 2018-2019

Amir Shafiei; Ebrahim Rahimi; Amir Shakerian

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, Pages 115-121


  Background and aims: Gastritis is basically caused by Campylobacter coli and jejuni, and usually occures after the consumption of raw animal products. Methods: This study investigated the prevalence, virulence, and antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter species isolated from slaughtered animals ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Radiological Findings From 101 Patients With Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Hamadan, West of Iran: Typical and Atypical Features

Farideh Gharekhanloo; Seyyed Hamid Hashemi; Fariba Keramat; Farzaneh Esna-Ashari; Mojgan Mamani; Mohammad Mahdi Majzoubi; Saeed Bashirian; Mahsa Gharekhanloo; Salman Khazaei

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, Pages 122-128


  Background and aims: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread widely throughout the world and become a pandemic disease. In this study, we decided to investigate the chest computed tomography (CT) findings in COVID-19 patients in Hamadan, west of Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional study was ...  Read More

Review article
8. Evaluation of Diagnostic Modalities for SARS-Cov-2: A Review Study

Roghayeh Sheervalilou; Jamal Ahmadzadeh; Sahel Alavi; Kazhal Mobaraki; Saman Sargazi; Milad Shirvaliloo; Ali Golchin; Ali Yekanlou; Sahar Mehranfar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, Pages 129-137


  Background and aims: In late December 2019, a cluster of progressive pneumonia-like respiratory syndromes broke out in Wuhan, China. As the number of cases continued to rise, the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been declared a global public health emergency. The causative agent, i.e., SARS-CoV-2, ...  Read More