Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases

  • ISSN: 2345-2641
  • Email: editor@archcid.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases
Editorial
30/4/2017
Davood Yadegarynia, Sara Rahmati Roodsari
Research Article
13/11/2016
Hossein Masoumi-Asl, Mohammad Rahbar, Anoushirvan Soltani, Zahra Pezeshki, Khadijeh Khanaliha, Goodarz Kolifarhood
Healthcare workers (HCW) such as medical, dental, nursing and midwifery workers are at high risk for occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV through sharp injuries of needlestick.The current study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of needlestick ... read more
Research Article
8/1/2017
Amirmorteza Ebrahimzadeh Namvar, Seyed Asghar Havaei, Masoumeh Douraghi
Coagulase-negative Staphylococci (CoNS), especially Staphylococcus epidermidis, are considered as commensal bacteria of human skin and oral-nasal mucosa. Because of having many various virulence factors as well as the emergence of the multidrug-resistant (MDR) strains, this microorganism is regarded as a major cause of hospital-acquired bacteremia and invasive ... read more
Research Article
30/4/2017
Soheila Rouhani, Saber Raeghi, Hadi Mirahmadi, Majid Fasihi Harandi, Ali Haghighi, Adel Spotin
Fascioliasis is a neglected zoonotic disease with worldwide distribution. Phylogenetic analysis of Fasciola species is critical because of their different epidemiology.The current study aimed at identifying Fasciola spp. based on spermatogenesis and phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial (ND1) gene.One hundred and fifty adults with fascioliasis were selected from ... read more
Research Article
30/4/2017
Sajad Cheraghsahar, Siros Kazemi, Mehdi Birjandi, Mohammad Yarahmadi, Shahram Mahmoudi, Rasoul Mohammadi, Asghar Sepahvand
Otomycosis is a globally distributed superficial infection of the auricle and external auditory canal. Its incidence differs in various geographical regions due to the different climatic conditions.The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of otomycosis in Khorramabad, Lorestan province, western Iran, using mycological besides ... read more
Research Article
30/4/2017
Farnaz Heidarian, Zahra Noormohammadi, Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Masoud Alebouyeh
Some studies show that the gut microbiota is an essential risk factor in driving inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). There are some evidences regarding the involvement of Streptococcus spp. in the pathogenesis of IBD. In this study we compared proportions of Streptococcus spp. in feces of IBD patients ... read more
Research Article
30/4/2017
Reza Bahhaj, Ehsan Ahmadpour, Mahmoud Mahami-Oskouei, Esmaeil Fallah, Karim Shamsasenjan, Abdolrasoul Safaiyan
Toxoplasmosis, a worldwide parasitic infection, is considered as a transfusion-transmitted disease.Due to ignorance about Toxoplasma infection in blood donors monitoring and its important role in provision of safe blood and blood products and also poor information about the seroprevalence of T. gondii infection in blood donors, this ... read more
Research Article
30/4/2017
Samira Ghaderi Afshari, Abbas Akhavan Sepahi, Hossein Goudarzi, Mahboobeh Satarzadeh Tabrizi, Mehdi Goudarzi, Bahareh Hajikhani, Mohsen Heidary, Hadi Azimi
Methicillin resistance Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates have been recognized as one of the most important causes of infection in burn patients that have recently shown a frequent and rapid development of antibiotic resistance.The present study described the distribution of different SCCmec types and antibiotic resistance pattern among ... read more
Research Article
30/4/2017
Shekufeh Pouladian, Minoo Movahedi, Rasoul Mohammadi
Vulvovaginal candidiasis is a widespread and frequent infection affecting up to 70% of healthy women, and some of them affected by recurring resistant forms of the disease. The main risk factors are hormone replacement therapy, diabetes mellitus, antibiotic usage, pregnancy, oral-contraceptives, and insufficient therapy. Candida albicans is ... read more
Brief Report
30/4/2017
Ali Nazari Alam, Sedighe Rafiei Tabatabaii, Ali Hashemi, Masoud Yousefi, Seyedeh Mahsan Hoseini Alfatemi
Streptococcus pneumoniae is an important bacterial pathogen in children and older adults. It is associated with the highest case fatality rates in patients with pneumonia and meningitis.In the present study, we determined the phenotypic and genotypic properties of a vancomycin nonsusceptible S. pneumoniae isolates from clinical specimens ... read more
Case Report
8/1/2017
Shahram Habibzadeh, Moharram Aghabalaii, Jafar Mohammad Shahi, Nasrollah Maleki
Brucellosis is one of the most common worldwide zoonotic and still remains endemic in many developing countries including Iran. Splenic abscess is an extremely rare complication of brucellosis. Here we describe the first reported case of splenic abscess due to brucellosis from Iran.In June 2014, a 17-year-old ... read more
Case Report
30/4/2017
Mohammadreza Salehi, Seyed Ali Dehghan Manshadi, Zeynab Yassin, Malihe Hassannejad
Osteomyelitis is a secondary complication in 1% to 3% of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Definite diagnosis of TB-associated osteomyelitis is challenging for clinicians, as biopsies of deep osteoarticular tissues are necessary.We present the case of a 50-year-old man, admitted to Imam Khomeini hospital, Tehran, Iran in ... read more

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