Anahita Dezfulian

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OBJECTIVES Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of human infection, and emergence of vancomycin-resistance S. aureus is a great concern for treatment of methicillin-resistant S. aureus,(MRSA) in recent years (MRSA). Here, we report the isolation of high-level VRSA. MATERIALS AND METHODS S. aureus was isolated from foot ulcer of a diabetic woman in(More)
Dear Editor, Foot infections are one of the important causes for hospitalization of patients with diabetes and the leading cause of morbidity in diabetic patients. Diabetic foot lesions may present as ulceration, gangrene, charcot joint, or fracture and are associated with amputation if not treated promptly. The proper management of these infections(More)
Objective: To investigate the drug susceptibility patterns among TB isolates from patients in Ahvaz, Iran. Study: Descriptive study. Place and duration of study: TB reference laboratory, PHLS, Ahvaz, Iran from May 2001 to December 2001. Patients and methods: A total of 100 sputum samples from patients suspected of having tuberculosis were collected for(More)
We report a catalase-negative Staphylococcus aureus isolated from a 56-year-old male diabetic patient with foot ulcer who attended our surgery ward. Species identification was confirmed by Gram staining, standard biochemical tests and PCR amplification of the nuc and fem genes. Antibiotic susceptibility showed that the strain was sensitive to imepenem,(More)
OBJECTIVES Intestinal overgrowth of Staphylococcus aureus may promote unpleasant disorders in the human intestinal tract. This study assessed the prevalence of enterotoxigenic multidrug-resistant S. aureus (MDR-SA) in patients with gastroenteritis. METHODS Microbiological analysis of 345 faecal samples from patients with gastroenteritis was performed to(More)
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