SJ Hasheminia

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BACKGROUND In this study the level of IL-23 and IL-27 produced by macrophages derived from peripheral blood mononuclear cell culture collected from patients with healing or non-healing form of cutaneous leishmaniasis lesion were compared before and after treatment with live Leishmania to explore whether IL-23 or IL-27 plays any role in healing process of(More)
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a self-healing skin disease which rarely for unknown reason(s) the lesion develops to a non-healing form. It seems that the initial contact of Leishmania parasites with the host innate immune system is an important step in the outcome of the disease. Recent studies suggested that toll-like receptors (TLRs) play a role in(More)
BACKGROUND Based on the efficacy of paromomycin ointment and recent ongoing clinical trials of combination of paromomycin and gentamicin, a new physical form of films of the paromomycin and gentamicin was prepared and anti-Leishmania activities of the prepared films were assessed in vitro and in vivo. METHODS Paromomycin 15% and gentamicin 0.5% was(More)
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