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Prevalence of HLA-B*5701 and its relationship with abacavir hypersensitivity reaction in Iranian HIV-infected patients
© 2016 NRITLD, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Iran. Background: Hypersensitivity reaction (HSR) is a major adverse effect of abacavir (ABC), which occurs in 5-8% of Caucasians. The relationship ...
Tuberculosis in solid organ transplantation
© 2016 NRITLD, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Iran. Active tuberculosis (TB) is one of the major opportunistic infections that may occur in solid organ transplant recipients. Diagnosis and ...
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 ...
Comparison of pulmonary TB patients with and without diabetes mellitus type II
Background: There are several studies on the effect of diabetes mellitus (DM) on clinical symptoms and radiological findings of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and bacteriological findings in pulmonary tuberculosis ...
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 ...