Akbar Shah Mohammadi

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Parasitic infection is highly prevalent throughout the developing countries of the world. Research on the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in various geographic regions is a prerequisite for the development of appropriate control strategies. A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections(More)
The study explored the Test Anxiety Inventory in Iranian Culture. Participants were 402 Data were analyzed using Principal component analysis and Confirmatory Factor Analysis. Principal component analysis resulted in four components with Eigen values >1, which together explain 70% of the variance. Confirmatory factor analysis of indicators of structural(More)
We conducted an epidemiological and cost analysis for all 13 patients diagnosed with multaidrug-resistant tuberculosis (11 pulmonary, 2 extrapulmonary) in Oman from January 2000 to October 2005. The disease was secondary, or acquired, in 12 of 13 patients. A total of 140 contacts were screened (mean 10.8 persons per patient), but contact tracing revealed no(More)
We reviewed the epidemiologic features and trends for 771 cases of meningitis in Oman from January 2000 to December 2005. We found 69% were bacterial in origin and 13% were viral. Leading bacterial pathogens included Haemophilus influenzae (15%), Streptococcus pneumoniae (14%) and Nesseria meningitidis (12%). For 56% of patients with suspected pyogenic(More)
We reviewed the epidemiologic features and trends for 771 cases of meningitis in Oman from January 2000 to December 2005. We found 69% were bacterial in origin and 13% were viral. Leading bacterial pathogens included Haemophilus influenzae (15%), Streptococcus pneumoniae (14%) and Nesseria meningitidis (12%). For 56% of patients with suspected pyogenic(More)
BACKGROUND Coarctation of the aorta (COA) is a defect that accounts for 5-8% of all congenital heart diseases. Balloon angioplasty as a treatment for COA is increasingly performed, with endovascular stents having been proposed as a means of improving the efficacy and safety of the procedure. The aim of this study was to evaluate the systolic blood pressure(More)
Background and purpose: The importance of studying mental health at universities is precious, because of expressed linkage to the students' educational progress. The main goal of the current research has been the study of effects of mental health on educational progress among students of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, in the year 2012. Materials(More)
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