Muslam Bahadori

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the DNA polymorphism among Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) strains isolated from new smear positive tuberculosis (TB) patients residing in Tehran capital city of Iran, during the year 2001. METHODS IS6110-restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and spoligotyping analyses were performed on 129 M. tuberculosis strains.(More)
BACKGROUND Relapse of tuberculosis (TB) may develop as the result of reactivation of the endogenous primary infection, or as a result of a exogenous reinfection. This survey evaluated the rate of reactivation versus recent transmission among Iranian and Afghan relapse cases. METHODS The sputum specimens were digested, examined microscopically for(More)
Background: Relapse of tuberculosis (TB) may develop as the result of reactivation of the endogenous primary infection, or as a result of a exogenous reinfection. This survey evaluated the rate of reactivation versus recent transmission among Iranian and Afghan relapse cases. Methods: The sputum specimens were digested, examined microscopically for(More)
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