Fatemeh Cheraghali

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BACKGROUND Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a member of Herpesviridae and a leading cause of human viral diseases. Meningitis occurs as a complication of HSV-1 or HSV-2 primary infection. OBJECTIVES We aimed to evaluate HSV meningitis in children in Gorgan province, Iran. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-five cerebrospinal fluid samples were taken from children(More)
AIM The present study was performed in order to differentiate E. histolytica and E. dispar in children from Gorgan city, using a PCR method. BACKGROUND Differential detection of two morphologically indistinguishable protozoan parasites Entamoeba histolytica and E. dispar has a great clinical and epidemiological importance because of potential invasive(More)
Over the last decade, a few cases of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) have been reported in some districts of the province of Golestan, in north-eastern Iran. The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of Leishmania infantum infection among humans and domestic dogs by using direct agglutination test (DAT) and PCR assays in the eastern zone of(More)
OBJECTIVE This paper presents the incidence rates of childhood cancers using the data obtained from Golestan population based cancer registry (GPCR) between 2004 and 2006. METHODS GPCR registers only primary cancers based on standard protocols of the international association of cancer registries (IACR). We collect data on newly diagnosed (incident)(More)
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