HCV prevalence and predominant genotype in IV drug users

Asad Andalibalshohada; Seyed Abdolrahim Rezaii; Farshid Abedi

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 200-206


  Hepatitis C virus (HCV) causes 308000 deaths due to liver cancer and 758000 deaths due to cirrhosis every year. Almost 170 million people have HCV infection around the world. Information regarding this virus helps us to determine the prevalence of other hepatitis C genotypes in population, especially ...  Read More

HTLV-1: ancient virus, new challenges

Marzieh Rahimzadegan; Farshid Abedi; Seyed Abodolrahim Rezaei; Reza Ghadimi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, , Pages 141-148


  Human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV-1)  is an ancient pathogen for human being but arising and recognized recently. The routes of transmission are vertical (mainly by breastfeeding), unsafe sexual contacts and through contaminated blood components specially in whom need frequent and repeated blood ...  Read More