The role of Toll-Like Receptor Gene Polymorphisms in Tuberculosis Susceptibility: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Farzad khademi; Mohammad Derakhshan; Ramin Sadeghi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 133-140

  Introduction: Susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) infection varies in individuals and is linked to genetic variations in the toll-like receptors (TLRs) genes. The current study employed a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to describe the most prevalent single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) ...  Read More

Avian influenza virus and human: pandemic concern and threat?

Mohammad Derakhshan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 166-170

  Type A influenza viruses causes infections in human and animals, especially in birds. Wild aquatic birds are the natural hosts for all known influenza type A viruses. Avian type viruses are divided into two groups: highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). HPAI ...  Read More