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Genotype characterization and phylogenetic analysis of hepatitis B virus isolates from Iranian patients
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the major causative agents of acute and chronic liver disease worldwide and is believed to be responsible for a million deaths annually. Eight genotypes of HBV, A toExpand
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Role of rotaviruses in children with acute diarrhea in Tehran, Iran.
BACKGROUND Rotavirus illness is associated with significant cause of morbidity and is a common cause of hospitalization worldwide. OBJECTIVE This study was performed to assess the role ofExpand
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Incidence of enteric adenovirus gastroenteritis in Iranian children.
BACKGROUND Enteric adenoviruses, i.e. adenovirus 40 (Ad40) and adenovirus 41 (Ad41), have been shown to be a substantial cause of pediatric gastroenteritis in various parts of the world, but no dataExpand
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Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis B virus in Iran.
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major cause of liver disease worldwide. Eight genotypes and 24 subgenotypes of HBV have been identified. The aim of this study was to determine the distributionExpand
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Molecular analysis and phylogenetic characterization of HIV in Iran
The rate of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV‐1) infection in Iran has increased dramatically in the last few years. While the earliest cases were found in hemophiliacs, intravenous drug usersExpand
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Characterization of hepatitis B virus genome variability in Iranian patients with chronic infection, a nationwide study
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) isolates from Iranian patients around the country were characterized. Eighty‐one complete genomes from HBV isolates were sequenced and analyzed. The studied population wasExpand
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Comparative analysis of a double primer PCR assay with plasma, leukocytes and antigenemia for diagnosis of active human cytomegalovirus infection in bone marrow transplant patients
Summary:The aim of the study was to determine the prognostic value of a double primer PCR assay to detect human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection or disease in bone marrow transplant (BMT) recipients.Expand
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Complete genomic sequence and phylogenetic relatedness of hepatitis B virus isolates from Iran
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the main etiological agents of acute and chronic liver disease that is still a major public health problem in the world. Numerous HBV isolates have grouped intoExpand
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Prevalence, viral replication efficiency and antiviral drug susceptibility of rtQ215 polymerase mutations within the hepatitis B virus genome.
BACKGROUND/AIMS The rtQ215S mutation in the hepatitis B virus (HBV) polymerase has been described as a secondary mutation associated with resistance to lamivudine (LAM) and adefovir (ADV). We aimedExpand
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Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype and YMDD motif mutation profile among patients infected with HBV and untreated with lamivudine.
OBJECTIVES A few reports exist on hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype distribution in Iran; however the sample sizes of these studies are insufficient. The first objective of this study was to determineExpand
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