Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

  • ISSN: 2322-1836 2322-1828
  • Email: editor@pedinfect.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Jan 2018, 6 (1), 9 articles.
Research Article
3/10/2017
Arezoo Charsizadeh, Bahram Nikmanesh, Bahram Ahmadi, Nilufar Jalalizand, Zahra Jafari, Maryam Rahmani, Parivash Kordbacheh, Hossein Mirhendi
Candida species originating from either endogenous or exogenous sources are one of the main causes of opportunistic infections. Colonization is an important independent risk factor for invasive candidiasis, and many patients admitted to neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) are colonized with ... read more
Research Article
16/1/2017
Farideh Shiva, Roxana Ghanaie, Fariba Shirvani, Shahnaz Armin, Sedigheh Rafiei Tabatabaei, Sayed Alireza Fahimzad, Fatemeh Fallah, Hassan PourMoshtagh, Abdollah Karimi
Antibiotic misuse is a major cause of antimicrobial resistance.The present study aimed at determining the pattern of antibiotic usage in previously healthy children hospitalized for common infectious diseases in a tertiary care children’s hospital.This study was the second part of a previous study in which inpatient charts ... read more
Research Article
27/9/2017
Reza Ranjbar, Davoud Afshar
As a major pathogen, Streptococcus pneumoniae is responsible for fatal diseases and is deemed to be a major public health problem in the developing countries. Due to its high mortality rate, rapid detection of pneumococci is necessary in medical centers with limited equipment. Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) ... read more
Research Article
27/9/2017
Jasashree Choudhury, Debasmita Rath
Thrombocytosis is a marker of inflammatory reaction with various clinical outcomes. The current study aimed at evaluating the incidence and significance of degree of thrombocytosis in relation to severity of the pneumonia in children less than 5 years old with lower respiratory tract infection.The current prospective observational ... read more
Research Article
27/9/2017
Mohammad Javad Gharavi, Mona Roozbehani, Abolfazl Miahipour, Mojgan Oshaghi, Behnaz Gharegozlou, Enayatollh Kalantar, Shervin Ghaffari Hoseini, Nasser Mostafavi, Ramin Heshmat, Abdolhossien Naseri, Mostafa Qorbani, Roya Kelishadi
Toxoplasmosis is a worldwide neglected tropical and sub-tropical infection caused by Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii). Most of the previous studies on the seroprevalence of T. gondii in Iran have been done at provincial level and on specific populations, including pregnant females. Socioeconomic parameters are associated with the ... read more
Research Article
10/1/2018
Mohammad Ali Mohaghegh, Mojtaba Azimi Resketi, Mehdi Azami, Seyed Hossein Hejazi, Hamed Kalani, Mohsen Ghomashlooyan
Ectoparasitic infections are very important in poor countries. On the other hand, comprehensive information on the epidemiology of these parasites, especially in the North of Iran, remains scarce.The aim of this study was to assess soil contamination with mites, geohelminths, and bugs in residential areas of Sari ... read more
Research Article
10/1/2018
Leila Asadi, Tala Pourlak, Behrooz Ahmadi, Mina Aghamali, Mohammad Asgharzadeh, Mohammad Aghazadeh, Elham Zeinalzadeh, Hossein Samadi Kafil
Gastroenteritis is known as the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children worldwide. Diarrhea is the second leading cause of infant death in the developing countries. Identification of gastroenteritis-causing pathogens helps to control fecal-oral transmission and prevents further outbreaks.The current study aimed at evaluating the prevalence ... read more
Research Article
10/1/2018
Alireza Fahimzad, Mahdi Nouri, Farideh Shiva, Ahmad Reza Shamshiri, Zari Gholinejad, Abdollah Karimi
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is responsible for chickenpox, which is generally a mild self-limited disease in healthy children. However, this disease may progress to a complicated and even life-threatening disease in adolescents, young adults, and immunocompromised patients in particular. The present study was conducted to investigate the ... read more
Letter
10/1/2018
Fariba Shirvani, Anahita Sannai Dashti, Kimia Seifi