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
Review Article
3/10/2017
Parisa Badiee, Mahmood Nejabat, Maral Choopanizadeh
Fungal keratitis is an uncommon infection with high morbidity in pediatric patients. Trauma is the most common risk factor for infection in children. Thus, rapid diagnosis should be made by scoring clinical features and mycological examination. This review discusses the management of fungal keratitis in pediatric patients.In ... read more
Research Article
1/11/2016
Farideh Shiva, Anahita Sanaei Dashti
Status of maternal education has a direct association with the incidence of childhood mortality. Despite many collected data about maternal education in developing countries, similar studies in transitional countries are low.The overall aim of this study was to define the relationship between maternal education and a variety ... read more
Research Article
16/7/2016
Shahnaz Armin, Fatemeh Fallah, Masoumeh Navidinia, Sahar Vosoghian
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is resistant to most antibiotics and can transfer resistance to other bacteria, which is a significant problems among hospitalized children with MRSA infections.The aim of this study was to detect blaOXA-1 and blaDHA-1 AmpC β-lactamase-producing MRSA in hospitals.In this descriptive study, 21 MRSA ... read more
Research Article
6/8/2016
Mohsen Heidary, Hossein Goudarzi, Ali Hashemi, Gita Eslami, Mehdi Goudarzi, Alireza Salimi Chirani, Shokouh Amraei
The increasing emergence of resistance among clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae) has limited the therapeutic options used to treat infections caused by these bacteria.The aim of this study was the molecular detection of quinolone resistance genes acrA, acrB, qepA, and aac(6’)-Ib-cr in K. pneumoniae strains ... read more
Research Article
3/10/2017
Anahita Sanaei Dashti, Seyede Masumeh Hashemi, Mehrdad Halaji, Reza Arjmand, Fariba Shirvani
Respiratory tract diseases in children are one of the two leading causes of death worldwide and Mycoplasma pneumonia is the most important etiologic agent of respiratory tract infections.This study aimed at determining the seroprevalence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae specific IgM and IgG antibodies in asymptomatic 5- to 6-year-old ... read more
Research Article
2/10/2017
Seyed Naseredin Mostafavi, Shervin Ghaffari Hoseini, Roya Kelishadi, Behrooz Ataei, Omid Safari, Majid Yaran, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Ramin Heshmat, Aryan Madady, Gelayol Ardalan, Rasool Mohammadi, Mohamad Hasan Tajadini, Mostafa Qorbani
Although primary varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection (chicken pox) is a mild childhood disease, it can cause severe infection with complications in adults. As the disease is preventable by effective vaccination, it is important to determine the level of immunity to VZV in every region to implement ... read more
Research Article
27/9/2017
Zahra Hashemizadeh, Davood Kalantar-Neyestanaki, Shahla Mansouri
Escherichia coli is the most common cause of urinary tract infections. Different studies have been reported that acquisition of drug resistance mechanism may be related to loss of virulent factors. In this study, we investigated the correlation of antibiotic resistance and ESBLs production with presence of hlyA ... read more
Research Article
2/10/2017
Maryam Asghar Heydari, Masoud Mobini, Mohammad Salehi
Notwithstanding the current advances in the drug discovery and the pharmaceutical biotechnology, the bacterial infectious diseases are still one of the biggest health concerns worldwide. Also, the new therapeutic methods are urgently required due to the increasing resistance to antimicrobial agents.The current study aimed at investigating the ... read more
Research Article
27/9/2017
Delara Babaie, Sara Atashpar, Zahra Chavoshzadeh, Shahnaz Armin, Mehrnaz Mesdaghi, Alireza Fahimzad, Sedigheh Rafiee Tabatabaei, Roxana Mansour Ghanaie, Abdollah Karimi, Hassan Pourmoshtagh, Mahboobeh Mansouri, Sepideh Darougar
Primary immunodeficiency disorders comprise a heterogeneous group of diseases in which there is a defect in the development or function of the immune system. Clinical presentation of these disorders is highly variable. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and type of primary immunodeficiency ... read more
Research Article
2/10/2017
Azar Nickavar, Nastaran Khosravi, Ali Mazouri
Septicemia is an important cause of acute kidney injury (AKI) in neonates admitted to neonatal intensive care units. The aim of this study was to identify the predictive factors for AKI in neonates with culture-proven septicemia.Medical records of 138 newborns with septicemia were evaluated in 2 groups ... read more
Research Article
2/10/2017
Alireza Fahimzad, Zahra Eydian, Abdollah Karimi, Farideh Shiva, Shahnaz Armin, Roxana Mansour Ghanaei, Fatemeh Fallah, Sedigheh Rafiei Tabatabaei, Fariba Shirvani, Mohammad Rahbar, Shirin Sayyahfar, Manijeh Kahbazi, Aliakbar Rahbarimanesh, Reza Arjmand, Anahita Sanaei Dashti, Babak Abdinia, Masomeh Abedini, Hossein Hidari, Keyghobad Ghadiri, Aminsadat Sharif, Elham Shafighi Shahri, Zeynab Shariat, Ali Nejadian, Mona Moshayedi, Samaneh Fatholahpoor, Hamid Alizadeh, Reza Entezari Heravi
The association between the use of antibiotics and bacterial resistance has obviously been established and it seems to be a significant problem for public health. It is clear that irrational use and high rates of antibiotic prescription are associated with increased bacterial resistance. As antibiotics are the ... read more
Research Article
3/10/2017
Mojtaba Nikbakht, Mohammad Ahangarzadeh Rezaee, Alka Hasani, Mohammad Reza Nahaei, Javid Sadeghi, Sirus Jedari Seifi
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are one of the most common and important pathogens, accounting for diverse nosocomial and community-acquired infections. The serious concern about these bacteria is the development of antibiotic resistance.The present study was conducted to investigate the frequency of MRSA strains, their epidemiological and ... read more
Research Article
2/10/2017
Mohammadreza Alaei, Faegheh Alizadeh Najjarbashi, Marjan Shakiba, Shima Rasouli, Hedyeh Saneifard, Mehrnaz Mesdaghi
There are several reports of recurrent infections in patients with organic acidemia. Almost all studies on the immune system of these patients have investigated the immune system in the acidotic phase of the disease. In the present study, the phagocytic component of the immune system was evaluated ... read more
Brief Report
27/9/2017
Mohammad Salehi, Somaye Najafi
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection remains a public health and health care issue in Iran. Since the data on its outbreak is required for effectual policies, this epidemiological study was performed on population from Neyshabur, where there has been no former epidemiological information.This study aimed at investigating ... read more
Letter
3/10/2017
Beuy Joob, Viroj Wiwanitkit

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