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Differences in characteristics between Afghani and Iranian patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
The significant differences between Iranian and Afghani Tuberculosis (TB) patients in terms of patient age, income, time were studied. The study was conducted in a tertiary TB center in Iran on all Iranian and Afghani ...
Comparison of Nramp1 gene polymorphism among TB health care workers and recently infected cases; assessment of host susceptibility
Background: A link between polymorphisms in the natural resistance - associated macrophage protein gene 1 (Nramp) and susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) has been demonstrated worldwide. This study aimed to investigat e ...
Avian influenza: Global threat
Treatment of multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Iran
Setting: Masih Daneshvari Hospital, Tehran, Iran, 2000-2002. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment for the first time in Iran. Design: All cases of MDR-TB with ...
Outcome of treatment of MDR-TB patients with standardised regimens, Iran, 2002-2006
BACKGROUND: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) imposes a formidable burden on national health systems. There is still no consensus on the subject, with controversies regarding treatment protocols, treatment outcomes ...
A long delay from the first symptom to definite diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
Background: Despite the recent advances in medicine, still many people suffer from long-standing tuberculosis. Delay in the diagnosis may result in further mortality and morbidity. Because of the importance of delay in the ...
Chronic granulomatous disease with unusual clinical manifestation, outcome, and pattern of inheritance in an Iranian family
CGD is a rare phagocytic disorder manifesting as recurrent, severe bacterial and fungal infections. We describe an Iranian family with eight children, of whom six, five males and one female were diagnosed with CGD resulting ...
Risk factors associated with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Background: Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a form of TB resistant to isoniazid and rifampin, is considered as a major threat to TB control woridwide. Moreover, the infectivity of MDR-TB is similar to that of ...