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Isolation and Genotyping of Acanthamoeba Strains from Environmental Sources in Ahvaz City, Khuzestan Province, Southern Iran
BACKGROUND Acanthamoeba spp. are free-living amoebae commonly found in the environmental sources such as water, soil, and air. This ubiquitous amoeba is the causative agent of amoebic keratitis (AK).Expand
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Comparison of some electrolytes in hydatid cyst fluid and serum of liver hydatidosis of sheep
In this study, we collected 100 samples of liver hydatid cyst and blood of infected sheep from the Ahvaz abattoir. The existing Ca, P, Mg, Na and K were measured by an auto analyzer apparatus. TheExpand
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Identification of bacteria which possible transmitted by Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) in the region of Ahvaz, SW Iran
The house-fly, Musca domestica L., not only is a nuisance pest, but also acts as an important mechanical vector for lots of pathogenic microorganism agents, including: bacteria, protozoa, worms,Expand
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Isolation and Identification of Parasitic Protozoa in Sampled Water From the Southwest of Iran
parasites. Objectives: This study was conducted to evaluate the present parasitic agents in river, tap water and filtrated water in the western part of Ahvaz city. Materials and Methods: Forty-fourExpand
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Orbital Myiasis
Purpose To present a case of massive orbital myiasis. Case Report An 87-year-old debilitated woman suffering from left ocular pain of four days’ duration presented with a severely necrotized leftExpand
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Molecular characterization of livestock and human isolates of Echinococcus granulosus from south-west Iran.
Hydatidosis is an important public health problem in several parts of Iran. The aim of this molecular study is to investigate Echinococcus granulosus genotypes as the causative agents of hydatidosisExpand
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HUMAN DIROFILARIASIS DUE TO DIROFILARIA REPENS IN AHVAZ - IRAN: A report of three cases
Zoonotic filariasis due to Dirofilaria repens is prevalent in several regions of the world and because of recent rise in the number of human infections in countries of Europe, Africa and Asia, it isExpand
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A study on Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Parasitic Infections in HIV (+) Patients Referred to Ahvaz Razi Hospital in 2008-2009
Article history: Received: 01 Jul 2011 Revised: 01 Nov 2011 Accepted: 25 Nov 2011
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ISOLATION OF FUNGI FROM HOUSEFLY (MUSCA DOMESTICA) IN AHWAZ, IRAN
Objectives: The objective of this study was isolation of fungi on external surface of houseflies collected from Ahwaz, Iran. Methodology: The fungal spores of the external surface of 275 house-fliesExpand
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