Mahmood Rashidi

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The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in children ranges from 10% to more than 80%. High prevalence occurs in developing countries, and after colonization it takes an extended period to be eradicated by the immune system. To evaluate the prevalence and age distribution of H. pylori infection in children in Shiraz (a city in the south of Iran), we collected(More)
Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 is a common cause of bloody diarrhea in developed countries. The aim of this study was to determine whether E. coli O157:H7 is a possible pathogen of bloody diarrhea in southern Iran. Out of 719 children with diarrhea, 243 (34%) patients with positive occult blood took part in our study. The polyclonal antibody test and(More)
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