International Journal of Infection

  • ISSN: 2383-1421 2383-1413
  • Email: editor@intjinfection.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: International Journal of Infection
Editorial
17/7/2016
Batool Sharifi-Mood, Roshanak Sharifi
Research Article
13/11/2016
Somayeh Jahani, Saphora Bazi, Zahra Shahi, Maryam Sheykhzade Asadi, Fahimeh Mosavi, Gelareh Sohil Baigi
Medicinal plants are widely used throughout the world. Since these plants are known to have minimal side effects, many people embrace them. This study aims to investigate the antifungal effects of the extracts of the plants against Candida albicans.The extracts of Echinophora platyloba, Peganum harmala, Heracleum ... read more
Research Article
7/8/2016
Maryam Shojaee, Saeed Zibaee
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is an acute and contagious disease in domestic ruminants, which is currently the most economical viral disease that threatens livestock industry. The virus that causes the disease is belongs to Aphthovirus genus from the picornaviridae family. This family contains seven serotypes and is about ... read more
Research Article
6/8/2016
Azizollah Ebrahimi, Atefe Eshraghi, Mohamad Reza Mahzoonieh, Sharareh Lotfalian
Multidrug resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacteria have resistance to many antimicrobial compounds by multiple mechanisms including reduced outer membrane permeability, and active efflux mechanisms by efflux pumps.The current study was planned to search the antibacterial activities of the ethanol and chloroform extracts of Levisticum officinale L., and their ... read more
Research Article
3/8/2016
Nawfal R Hussein, Ibrahim Mohammed Abdullah, Omar Mohammed Younus, Azad M Taher, Ashti A Salim, Farhad I Shahab
Hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are public health problems worldwide. Population mobility such as that occurs in war may play a role in changing the prevalence of infectious diseases.This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of HBV, HCV ... read more
Research Article
3/8/2016
Rasool Jafari, Shadab Sadeghpour, Forough Sharifi, Hossein Yousofi Darani, Bahram Bagherpour, Pegah Soleimani Salar, Seyedeh Maryam Sharafi, Fereshteh Mohammadi, Nasim Adibpour, Davod Jafari
Toxoplasma gondii, a zoonotic parasite, is one of the wide spread parasitic causes of asymptomatic infection in human, yet can cause severe disease and disorders in infants, when infected during pregnancy, and also in immunocompromised individuals. Thus, updated information about the prevalence of the infection in each ... read more
Research Article
19/11/2016
Maliheh Metanat, Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei, Anita Alenabi, Mohamad Hasan Amirian Mojarad, Nahid Sepehri Rad, Elham Pahlavani
Detection of the clinical phase of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is highly important in determining the treatment protocol. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) level as a non-invasive parameter in distinguishing different phases of chronic ... read more
Research Article
30/8/2016
Mohammad Rahnama, Barat Ali Fakheri, Mohammad Amin Mashhady, Saeide Saeidi, Somayeh Jahani
This paper aimed to explore the antimicrobial effects Mentha piperita, Solanum nigrum, Mentha longifolia, and Withania somnifera on food pathogens.Plant extracts were obtained using the rotary system, the minimum inhibitory concentration and diluting method, and examined against bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus ATCC1189, Shigella dysenteriae ATCC1188, Listeria ... read more
Research Article
30/8/2016
Azizollah Ebrahimi, Zohreh Arvaneh, Mohamadreza Mahzounieh, Sharareh Lotfalian
Biocides (disinfectants) are crucial for controlling various infections and are widely used in environments for the control of microorganisms. Exposure of bacteria to biocides can select for mutants with decreased biocide susceptibility that often display a decrease in susceptibility to antibiotics.The present work was done during 14 ... read more
Research Article
30/8/2016
Abbasali Eskandarian, Somayeh Jahani, Hossein Hejazi, Hossein Yousefi, Vahid Raissi
Toxoplasma gondii, the etiologic agent of toxoplasmosis, is the most prevalent protozoan parasite in the world.Due to high prevalence of toxoplasmosis as well zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis with Leishmania major origin in Isfahan, the main objective of this study was to determine, whether there is any correlation between ... read more
Research Article
31/8/2016
Mohammad Reza Vafaei, Somayeh Jahani, Hamed Kalani, Nader Pestehchian
Malaria is caused by a parasitic protozoan called Plasmodium with an estimated mortality rate of one million people annually and it is estimated that half of the world's population are at risk for this disease.The current study aimed to compare the effect of hydroxychloroquine and pyrimethamine with ... read more
Research Article
29/8/2016
Javad Abkhoo, Naser Panjehkeh
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are between 1 nm and 100 nm in size.Different concentrations of AgNPs were tested in this research to examine antifungal activity on Fusarium oxysporum.Antifungal activity of AgNPs on basis of colony formation was evaluated by in vitro Petri dish measurement.Different concentrations of AgNPs inhibit ... read more
Research Article
8/11/2016
Shahnaz Sali, Farhad Soori, Zahra Arab-Mazar
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of the most frequently encountered opportunistic viral pathogens in renal transplantation. Approximately, in 60% of the transplant recipients CMV infection can be observed and in > 20% symptomatic diseases can be developed. However, antiviral prophylaxis and treatment have reduced the CMV morbidity and ... read more
Research Article
13/11/2016
Shakir S Jabaly, Zana Sidik M Saleem, Nawfal R Hussein, Abdulghany Rasheed
Renal transplant is considered the treatment of choice for end stage renal disease. During the transplantation, stents are placed routinely at duhok transplant center (DTC) to protect the ureter-bladder anastomosis and to decrease anastomosis-related complications.The aim of this study was to compare the incidence of urinary tract ... read more
Research Article
13/11/2016
Abdelmoneim Khashana
Neonatal bacterial meningitis and its complications are considerably recuperated by adjunctive treatment with corticosteroids. However, in those neonates, the cortisol level is not well recognized. The aim of this study was to investigate cortisol levels in neonates with bacterial meningitis and comparing the outcomes with those without ... read more
Research Article
13/11/2016
Simin Dokht Shoaei, Shabnam Tehrani, Zahra Arab-Mazar
The orbital septum is a membranous sheet acting as the anterior boundary of the orbit. Preseptal cellulitis is a kind of an infection of the eyelid and portions of skin around the eye, anterior to the orbital septum. Preseptal cellulitis is different from orbital cellulitis in epidemiology, ... read more
Research Article
12/11/2016
Javad Abkhoo, Somayeh Jahani
Medicinal plants have been known since ancient times, as an anti-microbial spectrum against microorganisms. The production of secondary plant metabolites creates an important source of bactericide and various pharmaceutical drugs. In this study, the antimicrobial activity of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of the leaves of Glycyrrhiza glabra, ... read more
Brief Report
2/8/2016
Ujjwala N Gaikwad, Neeta Gade, Atul Jindal, Padma Das, Sanjay Singh Negi, Sarika Kombade, Anudita Bhargava
Ventilator-associated pneumonia is the second most common nosocomial infection in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) patients. The recent trend signifies multidrug resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa as the most frequent causative agents in these cases.The aim of this research was to study the trends in ... read more
Case Report
7/8/2016
Seyed Alireza Mousavi, Zahra Abna, Somayeh Jahanabadi, Seyed Hossein Shahcheraghi, Mohadeseh Arjmand
Toxoplasma gondii is one of the most frequent infectious parasites distributed worldwide.A 26-year-old male patient was diagnosed as HIV positive. Finally, immunological and biological studies showed increased neutrophils count, increased C-reactive protein and positive Toxo-IgG.It seems that checking the level of Toxo-IgG in patients with HIV infection ... read more
Letter
6/8/2016
Seyed Hossein Shahcheraghi, Jamshid Ayatollahi, Mohammad Darabi Mohebbi

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