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1. Hard ticks infesting domestic ruminants, species composition and infection with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in a highland province, SW Iran

Zahra Hosseini; Mostafa Salehi Vaziri; Sara Ahmadnia; Mohammad Reza Fakoorziba; Tahmineh Jalali; Zakkyeh Telmadarraiy; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 52-59


  Background: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a neglected tick-borne viral zoonotic disease. The aim was to detect CCHF virus (CCHFV) among wild ticks from Artiodactyla, Bos taurus, Ovis aries, and Capra hircus, in a previously declared CCHFV-free province of Kohgiluyeh Boyer-Ahmad, southwest ...  Read More

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2. Catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide from vented gas space heaters using alumina foam supported CuMnOx Nanocatalyst

Alireza Abbasi; Saeed Yosefinejad; Shima Bahrami; Mohamad Hoseini

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 60-66


  Introduction: Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, tasteless, colorless, and nonirritating poisonous gas, recognized as the silent killer for the 21st century. It is produced during partial combustion of carbon-containing compounds. Improper ventilation and flue installation of vented gas space heaters ...  Read More

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3. The relationship between mental workload and work-related musculoskeletal symptoms in different working groups in a hospital

Reza Kalantari; Zahra Zamanian; Mehrdad Kamrani; Ehsan Bakhshi; Matin Rostami; Morteza Mortazavi Mehrizi; Ebrahim Nazari far

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 67-72


  Background: Mental workloadis the operator´s mind effort, the excessive levels of which can endanger his/her health. Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms (WMSs) could be the result of a high mental workload. As the workload level depends on the task, this study aims to assess the relationship ...  Read More

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4. Investigation of Voice Disorder Symptoms and their Effects on the Job Performance of Elementary School Teachers

Vahid Gharibi; Nafiseh Nasouhi; Mahshid Badrian; Mahdieh Nikoo; Mehdi Jahangiri

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 73-79


  Background: Teachers are prone to Voice Disorder (VD). The present study aims to investigate the onset of VD symptoms and their effects on the job performance of the elementary school teachers. Methods: This cross-sectional, descriptive-analytical study was conducted on 121 male and female elementary ...  Read More

Original Articles
5. Detection of Free Living Amoeba infection in patients with suspected central nervous system and keratitis disease in Shiraz, southern Iran

Mohammad Saleh Bahreini; Mohammad Hossein Motazedian; Shahram Bamdad; Mohammad Javad Abbaszadeh afshar; Qasem Asgari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 80-85


  Background:Free Living Amoebas, as opportunistic protozoa, can cause more problems such as meningoencephalitis, encephalitis and keratitis in human being. These protozoa have been isolated from many sources in Iran. This study was undertaken to determine the diseases due to these parasites in the south ...  Read More

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6. Efficiency of the mitochondrial DNA markers (COI, cyt b) and a nuclear DNA marker (RAGI) in molecular identification of zoonotic diseases' hosts

Zeinolabedin Mohammadi; Saeed Shahabi; Fatemeh Ghorbani; Asghar Khajeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 86-93


  Background: Morphological and allozyme studies are not remarkably efficient in identification of cryptic and unknown species; therefore, the differences between intra-and interspecific genetic variation (DNA barcoding) have been applied in recent decades. Applying molecular markers has been common for ...  Read More

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7. Comparison of the effects of individualized medical nutrition therapy and consistent carbohydrate meal-planning on glycemic control, energy, and carbohydrate and protein intake in hospitalized diabetic patients: A randomized clinical trial study

Zahra Mousavi-Shirazi-Fard; zohreh mazloom; Mohammad Jalali; Naeimehossadat Asmarian; Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh; Mahmood Panahiyan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 94-99


  Objective: Individualized Medical Nutrition Therapy (IMNT) is recommended as a part of glycemic control in hospitalized diabetic patients. However, it is provided only for a small number of patients. This study aimed to compare the effects of IMNT and Consistent Carbohydrate Meal-Planning (CCMP) on glycemic ...  Read More

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8. Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of the “Health and Work Questionnaire” and Association of its Subscales with Work-Related Musculoskeletal Symptoms among Office Workers

Hadi Daneshmandi; Alireza Choobineh; Haleh Ghaem; Anahita Fakherpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 100-107


  Background: For an organization to be successful, the productivity of its employees is of vital importance.This study aimed to: 1) translate and examine the psychometric properties of the Health and Work Questionnaire (HWQ) among Iranian office workers, and 2) Determine the association between six subscales ...  Read More