Original Article Medical
Prevalence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli associated with outbreaks of food-borne gastroenteritis in Tehran

Mohammad Mehdi Soltan Dallal; Zahra Rajabi; Moslem Papizadeh; Samaneh Amiri; Abbas Rahimi Foroushani; Ahmad Naser; Seyedeh Zohre Mirbagheri; Hossein Masoumi-Asl; Parisa Torabi; Mehrnaz Mirza Babaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 August 2023


  The prevalence of antibiotic resistance has been demonstrated in various food-borne pathogens. Beta-lactam antibiotics are among the first-line antimicrobials that are normally administered in case of gastrointestinal infections. However, Escherichia coli (E. coli) and some other members of Enterobacteriaceae ...  Read More

Original Article Medical
Evaluation of the prevalent genotypes of human papillomavirus in the population of women in Golestan province in the northeastern of Iran

Kamran Vosoo; Abdolazim Sarli; Yousef Yousefi; Sareh Khavand; Farasat Veisi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 November 2023


  Human papillomavirus(HPV) is a viral infection that usually causes growths on mucous membranes or skin (warts). It has been confirmed that there are more than 100 types of human papilloma-virus (HPV). Some types of HPV infections cause warts, and some of them may cause different types of cancer. One ...  Read More

Original Article Biochemistry
The regulatory role of Smurf1 in monosodium urate (MSU) crystals-induced gouty arthritis

Lifeng Meng; Ping Zhou; Weifeng Xu; Wei Bian; Yunxiao Lin; Ying Guan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 January 2024


  Gout is a complex and common form of arthritis which has brought great inconveniences to the normal lives of patients worldwide. However, the molecular basis of gouty arthritis is still incompletely understood, which has limited the identification of therapeutic targets. Here we show that the Smad ubiquitin ...  Read More

Original Article Medical
Effect of vitamin D supplementation on glycemic control in type 1 diabetes mellitus

Mohammed Shaker Al-Awady; Besma Mohammed Ali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 January 2024


  Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases with high prevalence, mortality and morbidity characterized by prolonged high blood glucose concentrations resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. This study aimed to assess the role of vitamin D supplementation in glycemic ...  Read More

Original Article DNA, RNA, protein components
Evaluation of circulating cell-free nucleic acids in plasma as biomarkers of laryngeal cancer

Basak Yavuz; Ozge Caglar Cil; Akin Cayir

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 January 2024


  It has been aimed to compare the level of cell-free nucleic acids (DNA, RNA, and miRNA) concentrations in laryngeal cancer patients with the control group composed of healthy individuals. It has been utilized 46 patients with laryngeal carcinoma who were previously diagnosed and treated were included ...  Read More

Original Article Medical
Antibiotic resistance pattern of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from hospitalized patients

Fatemeh Shamakhte; Elaha Tajbakhsh; Hassan Momtaz

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 March 2024


  Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strains circulating among populations and crossing borders constitute a major problem for health control and require a fast and simple genotypic approach. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence, molecular types and drug resistance pattern of ...  Read More

Original Article System Biology
Prevalence of Onchocerca volvulus among apparently healthy population in Adamawa-north senatorial zone

Ahmed Usman; Tanko Mahmoud Mohammed; Seni James Barka; Ismail Muhammad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 April 2024


  Onchocerciasis is one of the tropical neglected diseases that is still prevalent in Nigeria. The disease is of considerable socio-economic and public health importance with a lot of implications. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the prevalence of human onchocerciasis in five communities of the ...  Read More