Hojjatollah Shokri

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Dermatophytoses are considered to be one of the major public health problems in the world and are among the most commonly diagnosed skin diseases in Iran. In spite of improved personal hygiene and living environment, dermatophytosis continues to spread and persist. To determine the prevalence of dermatophytosis and their etiologic agents in Mashhad (Iran),(More)
This study was undertaken to describe clinical, mycological and histopathological findings in black neck ostriches affected with severe aspergillosis in a flock including 80 birds, near Tehran, Iran. The signs included anorexia, depression, notable weight loss, diarrhoea, severe respiratory distress and death. Grossly, the lungs showed numerous white to(More)
OBJECTIVE This work is an attempt to examine the antifungal activity of thymol, carvacrol, eugenol and menthol against 11 food-decaying fungi. METHODS The susceptibility test for the compounds was carried out in terms of minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and minimum fungicidal concentration (MFC) using microdilution method in 96 multi-well microtiter(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of oral microflora and association of oral candidiasis and multiple risk factors in HIV(+) patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS The present study included 100 HIV-infected patients participated in Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran for Oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC) and HIV. We assessed the(More)
Candida albicans (C. albicans) produces important allergenic components which can induce allergic reactions in sensitised patients. The purpose of this study was to extract the C. albicans antigens for evaluating the specific anti-Candida IgE in sera of atopic eczema (AE) and asthmatic patients (AS). 95 AE, 85 AS, and 70 non-atopic cases were selected with(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess anti-Candida zeylanoides activity of the essential oils (EOs) of five Iranian medicinal plants and to determine the different components of the EOs. METHODS Anti-C. zeylanoides effects of the EOs and reference drugs were determined by disc diffusion method. The EOs from Trachyspermum copticum, Zataria multiflora, Nigella sativa,(More)
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate and assess the capability of Zataria multiflora, Geranium herbarium, and Eucalyptus camaldolensis essential oils in treating Saprolegnia parasitica-infected rainbow (Oncorhynchus mykiss) trout eggs. A total of 150 infected eggs were collected and plated on glucose-pepton agar at 24°C for 2 weeks. The(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was aimed at evaluating the immunostimulatory effect of Spirulina platensis in prophylaxis of Balb/C mice with systemic candidiasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS In first experiment, 40 mice were divided into four groups, ten mice per each group, for cytokines assay. Animals received a dose of 800mg/kg of S. platensis for 4days and then were(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the lymphocyte transformation responses and cytokine secretion of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) from patients with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis (CMC). METHODS Phytohaemagglutinin (PHA) mitogen and Candida albicans (C. albicans) antigen proliferation assays were performed by culturing(More)