Afsaneh Karami

Afsaneh Karami
Zanjan University of Medical Sciences | ZUMS · Department of Infectious Diseases

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July 1998 - present
Zanjan University of Medical Sciences
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
July 1998 - July 2019
Zanjan University of Medical Sciences , Zanjan, Iran
Field of study
  • infectious dusease

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Publications (15)
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The prevalence and variety complaints of COVID-19 cases in a long term have been investigated in recent studies. The symptoms over the time are various and unpredictable which may persist several weeks after full recovery. The importance of long-COVID-19 manifestations includes its effect on the recovered cases which requires a rational management...
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Since the COVID-19 pandemic initiation, the possibility of re-infection has been unclearly present. Although herd immunity has a potential reliance through natural infection, human corona viruses has the ability to subvert immunity and re-infection happens for seasonal corona viruses. Currently, the frequency of SARS-CoV-2 re-infection incidence is...
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Despite access to efficient hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine and universal immunization schedules, HBV infection remains a global health concern. HBV infection has decreased by this program. Nevertheless, breakthrough infections occur due to generation of occult HBV infection (OBI) and surface gene mutants in the immunized population. We aimed to de...
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Objective: To compare the effect of 8-week and 12-week of triple therapy (doxycycline, rifampicin, and gentamicin) on brucellosis. Methods: This parallel clinical trial was conducted on 339 brucellosis patients who were divided into 2 groups. The first group (175 patients) received doxycycline (100 mg/12 h) for 8 weeks, rifampicin (600 mg/d) for 8...
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Objective: Infection by Primate erythroparvovirus 1, generally known Parvovirus B19, is highly prevalent worldwide. Although infection by this virus will not be clinically problematic in most cases, new infections during pregnancy could result in serious repercussions in the fetus. Serologic and PCR-based methods are among the available approaches...
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Background & objective: Toxoplasma gondii infection has public health importance and can lead to serious diseases in immunosuppressed patients, such as HIV cases. Appropriate control of T. gondii infection in HIV patients requires information about the prevalence of T. gondii antibodies and DNA in different population. In this study, we aimed to d...
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Background: Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is a common infection in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients and may accelerate HIV progression by rising HIV viral load and decreasing CD4 count. However, the available data regarding the influence of HSV-2 seropositivity on HIV progression in HIV individuals are inconclusive. Therefore, we...
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Objective: To investigate the prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni (C. jejuni) in the patients with gastroenteritis. Methods: This descriptive and analytical study included all adult patients with acute diarrhea admitted to the University Hospital of Zanjan Province who were enrolled in a one-year period from 2013 to 2014. Stool samples were checked...
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Hepatitis B virus vaccination was recommended for HIV patients. Despite the relative success of hepatitis B virus vaccination, breakthrough infections can occur infrequently in patients, and it can be due to occult hepatitis B virus infection, vaccine unresponsiveness and/or emergence of escape mutants. This study assessed the presence of occult he...
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Evaluation of peripheral venous catheter culture positive rate in patients who were hospitalized on internal, cardiac, neurologic, infectious, ICU, CCU wards atBeheshti& Vali-e-asr Hospitals in Zanjan, Iran. The relentless progress of medical science and technology has been accompanied by the development of a host of new diagnostic and therapeutic...
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Background and Objective: Ischemic heart disease implies reduction of oxygen and blood supply in the myocardium. The most common cause of ischemia is atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. While numerous risk factors lead to coronary diseases, the mechanism of infectious agents in CAD remains unidentified. Materials and Methods: In this study, 36...
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AIDS, including emerging disease that has no cure has been discovered for it and primary prevention is the only way to avoid it, Barbers are those who use sharp tools as a means for work and contamination of these devices is effective at infecting others. This study aimed to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice of the male and female barb...
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Introduction: The urinary tract infection is the most common infection and drug resistance to it is increasing. Due to the acute infection, the prescribing of medicine is conducted before culture and antibiogram and according to the results, disk diffusion is adjusted. The aim of this study was to compare it with MIC to determine to what extent the...

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