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A serological survey for detection of avian infectious bronchitis virus antibodies in domestic village chickens in Esfahan, central Iran
*Summary Infectious bronchitis (IB) is a very contagious disease caused by a coronavirus (IBV). In chickens, the virus affects the respiratory, reproductive, and urinary systems. This study wasExpand
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Prophage Typing of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Tehran, Iran
Background: Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of infections among humans and animals and it is known as a community-acquired and nosocomial pathogen. Most of the isolates contain lysogenicExpand
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The beneficial effects of vitamin D3 on reducing antibody titers against Epstein-Barr virus in multiple sclerosis patients.
Recently, the relationship between immunoreactivity to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and hypo-vitamin D in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients has been described. The aim of this study was to investigateExpand
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ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE PATTERN OF METHICILLIN RESISTANT AND METHICILLIN SENSITIVE STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS ISOLATES IN TEHRAN, IRAN
Background: Staphylococcus aureus is associated with different infections ranging from skin and soft tissue infections to endocarditis and fatal pneumonia. S. aureus is still the most commonExpand
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Prevalence of cytomegalovirus infection and its role in total immunoglobulin pattern in Iranian patients with different subtypes of multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common autoimmune disease characterized by multifocal areas of inflammatory demyelination within the central nervous system. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) has a complexExpand
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Prophage and antibiotic resistance profiles of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in Iran
A total of 114 isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) were collected from hospitals in Tehran, Iran. A multiplex PCR was designed to examine the presence of six differentExpand
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Leptospirosis in the Rural Areas of Guilan Province (2004-2005)
Introduction: Leptospirosis is a worldwide disease which affects wild and domestic animals as well as human beings, and has become a major public health problem throughout the world, particularly inExpand
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Isolation and Characterization of a Lytic Bacteriophage (vB_PmiS-TH) and Its Application in Combination with Ampicillin against Planktonic and Biofilm Forms of Proteus mirabilis Isolated from Urinary
Proteus mirabilis is one of the most common causes of urinary tract infection (UTI), particularly in patients undergoing long-term catheterization. Phage vB_PmiS-TH was isolated from wastewater withExpand
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High frequency of SEN virus infection in thalassemic patients and healthy blood donors in Iran
BackgroundSEN virus is a blood-borne, circular ssDNA virus and possessing nine genotypes (A to I). Among nine genotypes, SENV-D and SENV-H genotypes have the strong link with patients with unknownExpand
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