1. The overview on current antimicrobial stewardship strategies in tuberculosis

Masoud Keikha

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 191-193

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2022.61942.1382

Abstract
  Tuberculosis (TB) is remains as one of the most public health concern that approximately 9.9 million individuals were fell ill with TB and 1.5 million people died from this disease (1-2). Routinely, local tuberculosis control programs follow the DOTS (directly-observed treatment, short-course) strategy ...  Read More

2. Evaluation of Interleukin 33 and ST2 Serum Concentration in Active Tuberculosis Patients

Masoud Youssefi; Golsa Teimouri; Farnaz Zahedi Avval; kiarash ghazvini; Masoud Keikha

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 106-110

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.59643.1373

Abstract
  The aim of this study was to determine the serum levels of ST2 protein and interleukin-33 in patients affected to tuberculosis and compare them with the control group. In the present study, at first 30 patients affected to TB were randomly selected and 52 healthy individuals, who were matched with respect ...  Read More

3. IL-33/ST2 Axis as a Well-Known Endogenous Defense Against Tuberculosis

Mohsen karbalaei; Kiarash Ghazvini; Masoud Keikha

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 127-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2020.52536.1338

Abstract
  Tuberculosis (TB) infection is caused by an intracellular bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). The disease is among the most important infectious diseases, which has dedicated most cases of morbidity and mortality to itself worldwide. The global report of World Health Organization (WHO) in 2019 ...  Read More

4. Autophagy as one of the most important strategies for the treatment of tuberculosis; Mini-review

Masoud Youssefi; Majid Eslami; Mohsen Karbalaei; Masoud Keikha; Kiarash Ghazvini

Volume 6, Issue 4 , November 2019, , Pages 135-139

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2019.14176

Abstract
  Cancer is defined as uncontrolled cell division, which could spread or invade various tissues. There are more than 200 types of cancer, including breast, skin, lung, colon, and prostate cancer, and lymphoma, the symptoms and indications of which vary depending on the type of tissues. Cancer has several ...  Read More

5. B cell-mediated Immunity against Tuberculosis Infection: A Mini Review Study

Mohsen Karbalaei; Saman Soleimanpour; Majid Eslami; Bahman Yousefi; Masoud Keikha

Volume 6, Issue 4 , November 2019, , Pages 140-145

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2020.43872.1293

Abstract
  Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is considered to be a major public health concern and a successful intracellular pathogen associated with high mortality worldwide. The Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine is the only available vaccine for the prevention of tuberculosis (TB) and tubercular meningitis ...  Read More

6. Prediction of Tuberculosis Using a Logistic Regression Model

Kiarash Ghazvini; Shamsoddin Mansouri; Mohammad-Taghi Shakeri; Masoud Youssefi; Mohammad Derakhshan; Masoud Keikha

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 108-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2019.41778.1284

Abstract
  Introduction: Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic bacterial disease and a leading cause of mortality among single-agent infectious diseases following the human immunodeficiency virus infection across the world. Logistic regression is a method of statistical analysis with predictive capability. This multivariate ...  Read More