Jalil Shojaei

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BACKGROUND The clinical presentations of pertussis infection have considerable variation. Many infections and illnesses can cause prolonged repetitive paroxysmal cough that could be confused with Bordetella pertussis infection. AIM This retrospective study was designed to compare the clinico-laboratory findings between two groups of hospitalized infants(More)
BACKGROUND The epidemiological impact and the duration of protection provided by infant hepatitis B (HB) vaccination are unknown. OBJECTIVES This study was designed to determine the hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection seromarkers in young adults who have been vaccinated against HBV as the first group of Iranian neonates during 1993 and 1994. PATIENTS AND(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine age-dependent pertussis specific IgG and IgA antibodies seroprevalence in apparently healthy subjects. METHODS A total of 595 healthy 1-35-y-old individuals divided into 5 different age groups were selected from Sari district. Antipertussis IgG and IgA antibodies levels were measured quantitatively by ELISA method. Positive sera for(More)
OBJECTIVE The policy of administering the second dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine (MMR(2)) has recently changed in Iran, at age 1.5 years instead of 4-6 years previously. The effects of such a change on the immune status of the individual are evaluated in this study. METHODS Totally 249 and 228 children aged 18 months and 4- to 6-year-olds,(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between serum vitamin B12 and Helicobacter(H.) pylori prevalence in women between 10-49 years. METHODS This cross-sectional (descriptive and analytical) study was conducted in the city of Samirom located in Isfahan, Iran in 2013. The population studied consisted of 100 women between 10-49 years(More)
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