Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

  • ISSN: 2008-4161 2008-3645
  • Email: editor@jjmicrobiol.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology
Research Article
Hassan Ravansalar, Keyvan Tadayon, Nader Mosavari, Mohamad Derakhshan, Kiarash Ghazvini
Molecular typing techniques are reliable tools for epidemiological study of tuberculosis because of their power in detecting recent transmission and differentiating reinfection and relapses.The present study investigated epidemiological diversity among Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains circulating in three Khorasan provinces, Iran, using 12-loci MIRU-VNTR and spoligotyping.This study was performed ... read more
Research Article
Parisa Ebrahimzadeh, Mohammadreza Haghshenas, Farhang Babamahmoodi
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major public health concern and the third most common cause of death from cancer worldwide. This infection is the most common risk factor for the progression of chronic liver disease, chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatitis C virus infection ... read more
Research Article
Mojtaba Moosavian, Mahtab Khoshkholgh Sima, Maryam Haddadzadeh Shoushtari, Seyed Mohammad Alavi, Mohammad Amin Fazeli Naserabad, Effat Abbasi Montazeri
Legionnaires’ disease (LD) is a common form of severe pneumonia, caused by Legionella spp. Legionella pneumophila is an important agent of severe pneumonia including 15 serogroups, which are all human pathogens. However, L. pneumophila serogroup 1 is the most prevalent agent of LD. Fatality rates among elderly ... read more
Research Article
Ramin Abiri, Shahram Bagherabadi, Mahsa Kashef, Banafsheh Hasanvand, Hamid Pajavand, Abolfazl Gholipour, Mohsen Azizi, Amirhooshang Alvandi
There should be a public environmental reservoir for Helicobacter pylori in the developing countries, such as Iran, due to their high infection rate of over 70%. Epidemiological findings revealed that water could be a possible source of H. pylori transmission. However, high prevalence of H. pylori in ... read more
Research Article
Maryam Besharati, Ahmad Reza Bahrami, Mansour Mashreghi, Maryam Matin, Monireh Bahrami
Salmonella is one of the major agents of food-borne diseases that cause severe illness in humans. The conventional detection methods of these bacteria are time-consuming with low sensitivity and specificity, which limit their applications. Therefore, developing more rapid and accurate methods is urgently required in food safety ... read more
Research Article
Davod Javanmard, Mohammad Hasan Namaei, Fatemeh Haghighi, Masood Ziaee, Mahmoodreza Behravan, Jamal Mirzaei, Nahid Ghanbarzadeh, Zohreh Khazaei, Mahboobeh Zangoie, Narges Naseh, Marzieh Ataei, Gholamreza Sharifzadeh, Alireza Salehabadi, Malaknaz Ghannadkafi
Infection by certain types of human papilloma virus (HPV) is known as a causal and essential factor for cervical cancer, the second most common malignancy in women around the world.The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and types of HPV among women with normal ... read more
Research Article
Mehdi Tavalla, Elham Kord, Rahman Abdizadeh, Fatemeh Asgarian
Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite that effects rodents, dogs, calves, humans, and cats. Infection with this parasite is known as cryptosporidiosis. Cryptosporidium spp. may induce clinical or subclinical signs in infected hosts. In the life cycle of this parasite infected dogs freely living in urban and rural ... read more
Research Article
Abdolrahim Rezai, Elham Moghaddas, Mohammad Reza Bagherpor, Ali Naseri, Seyed Aliakbar Shamsian
About 90% of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) cases are reported from 7 countries including Iran. In this study, the cutaneous leishmaniasis species causing CL in Gonabad, Bardaskan, Kashmar cities in central Khorasan (Iran) were identified by kDNA-PCR.During the study, 93 suspected patients with CL, who were referred to ... read more
Research Article
Parisa Badiee, Zahra Hashemizadeh, Hashem Montaseri
Voriconazole is a triazole antifungal agent with considerable inter and intra-individual variability in plasma concentrations. Therapeutic drug monitoring of voriconazole plays an important role in optimizing the efficacy and safety of the drug in patients.This study aimed at evaluating the performance of a simple agar well diffusion ... read more
Rapid Communication
Behnam Toghani Pour, Seyed Masoud Hosseini, Mohammad Taghi Kardi
Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted viral infection worldwide. On the basis of HPV clinical associations, this disease is divided to 2 types; high risk and low risk. high risk HPV (HR HPV) is the causative agent of cervical intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN) and ... read more
Yi-Jing Chen, Jeng-Hsien Yen

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