Iranian Journal of Parasitology


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Iranian Journal of Parasitology (IJP) is the official publication of Iranian Society of Parasitology (ISP) launched in 2006. The society was inaugurated in 1994 and pursues the improvement of the knowledge on the parasites and parasitic diseases, exchange of scientific knowledge with foreign societies, publicity activities, and consultation on the parasitic diseases, and intimate relationship among society members. IJP is supported and published by Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services and appears quarterly.
The main aims of the Journal are: contribution to the field of Parasitology, including all aspects of parasites and parasitic diseases (medical and veterinary) and related fields such as Entomology which may be submitted by scientists from Iran and all over the world.
It is highly appreciated to receive your Review articles, Original papers, Short com­munications, Case reports and letters to the Editor on the above mentioned research fields.

Vol 11, No 3 (2016)

Table of Contents

Original Article(s)

Leishmania major: Genetic Profiles of the Parasites Isolated from Chabahar, Southeastern Iran by PPIP-PCR PDF XML
Mehdi SHARIFI-RAD, Mansour DABIRZADEH, Iraj SHARIFI, Zahra BABAEI Pages: 290-295
Molecular Evidence of Trichobilharzia Species (Digenea: Schistosomatidae) in the Snails of Lymnaea auricularia from Urmia Suburb, North West Iran PDF XML
Mohammad YAKHCHALI, Asaad HOSSEINPANAHI, Reza MALEKZADEH-VIAYEH Pages: 296-302
Increased CD11b and Hypoxia-Inducible Factors-1alpha Expressions in the Lung Tissue and Surfactant Protein-D Levels in Serum Are Related with Acute Lung Injury in Severe Malaria of C57BL/6 Mice PDF XML
Wike Astrid CAHAYANI, Eviana NORAHMAWATI, Niniek BUDIARTI, Loeki Enggar FITRI Pages: 303-315
Genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii Strains Isolated from Patients with Ocular Toxoplasmosis in Iran PDF XML
Maryam NOROUZI, Seyyed Javad SEYYED TABAEI, Maryam NIYYATI, Vafa SABER, Hamed BEHNIAFAR Pages: 316-324
Optimization of the Timing of Induction for the Assessment of Nitric Oxide Production in Leishmania major Infected Macro-phage Cells PDF XML
Somaye SADEGHI, Negar SEYED, Sima RAFATI, Tahereh TAHERI Pages: 325-331
Prevalence of Intestinal Coccidial Infections among Different Groups of Immunocompromised Patients PDF XML
Ghodratollah SALEHI SANGANI, Hamed MIRJALALI, Shohreh FARNIA, Mostafa REZAEIAN Pages: 332-338
Holothuria leucospilota Extract Induces Apoptosis in Leishmania major Promastigotes PDF XML
Masoud FOROUTAN-RAD, Shahram KHADEMVATAN, Jasem SAKI, Mahmoud HASHEMITABAR Pages: 339-349
Zoonotic and Non-zoonotic Parasites of Wild Rodents in Turk-man Sahra, Northeastern Iran PDF XML
Monireh GHOLIPOURY, Hamid Reza REZAI, Somayeh NAMROODI, Fatemeh ARAB KHAZAELI Pages: 350-357
Parasitic Burdens, Egg Output, Hemathologic, and Biochemical Changes in Naturally Infected Lambs with Dicrocoelium dendriticum PDF XML
Hadi SAMADIE, Gholamreza MOHAMMADI, Mohammad HEIDARPOUR, Mohammad AZIZZADEH, Mohsen MALEKI, Hassan BORJI Pages: 358-363

Case Report(s)

Disseminated Strongyloidiasis in an Immunodeficient Patient (Pemphigus Vulgaris) Due to Corticosteroid Therapy: A Case Report PDF XML
Mohsen NAJJARI, Mohammad EBRAHIMIPOUR, Amir KAHEH, Mohammadreza KARIMAZAR Pages: 411-416
Uncommon Human Urinary Tract Myiasis Due to Psychoda Sp. Larvae, Kashan, Iran: A Case Report PDF XML
Sima RASTI, Rouhullah DEHGHANI, Hassan NAEIMI KHALEDI, Sayed Mahdi TAKHTFIROOZEH, Elahe CHIMEHI Pages: 417-721
Brain Hydatid Cyst with Atypical Symptoms in an Adult: A Case Report PDF XML
Shahnam BABOLI, Simin BABOLI, Saeed SOLEIMAN MEIGOONI Pages: 422-425

Short Communication(s)

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Hydatid Cysts in Khorasan Razavi Province, from 2011 to 2014 PDF XML
Salman KHAZAEI, Shahab REZAEIAN, Zaher KHAZAEI, Elham GOODARZI, Somayeh KHAZAEI, Mahdi MOHAMMADIAN, Hamid SALEHINIYA, Erfan AYUBI, Abdollah MOHAMMADIAN-HAFSHEJANI Pages: 364-370
In Vitro Antiplasmodial Activity and Cytotoxic Effect of (Z)-2-Benzylidene-4, 6-Dimethoxybenzofuran-3(2H)-One Derivatives PDF XML
Ali RAMAZANI, Reza HAMIDNEZHAD, Alireza FOROUMADI, Seyed Abbas MIRZAEI, Somayyeh MADDAHI, Seyed Mehdi HASSANZADEH Pages: 371-376
Helminth Parasites of Wild Boars, Sus scrofa, in Bushehr Prov-ince, Southwestern Iran PDF XML
Majid MANSOURI, Bahador SARKARI, Gholam Reza MOWLAVI Pages: 377-382
Efficacy of Pistacia khinjuk Fruits on Viability of Hydatid Cyst Protoscoleces and Its Acute Toxicity in Mice Model PDF XML
Hossein MAHMOUDVAND, Seyed Reza MIRBADIE, Mehdi GHASEMI KIA, Ebrahim BADPARVA, Saeedeh SHAMSADINI LORI, Majid FASIHI HARANDI Pages: 383-388
Trypanosoma cruzi: Evaluation of PCR as a Laboratory Tool to Follow up the Evolution of Parasite Load PDF XML
Fabiana Nabarro FERRAZ, Denise Lessa ALEIXO, Ana Paula GRUENDLING, Mônica Lúcia GOMES, Max Jean de Ornelas TOLEDO, Silvana Marques DE ARAÚJO Pages: 389-395
Tegumental Effects of Methanolic Extract of Balanites aegyp-tiaca Fruits on Adult Paramphistomum microbothrium (Fischoeder 1901) under Laboratory Conditions PDF XML
Hatem SHALABY, Soad NASR, Tarek FARAG Pages: 396-405
In Vitro Efficacy of the Ankaferd Galenic Hemostatic Extract as a Germicidal Agent PDF XML
Bayram METİN, Neziha YILMAZ, Yunus Emre BEYHAN, Cahit BABÜR, Mesut SİPAHİ, Hüseyin EDE, Yavuz Selim İNTEPE, Ergin ARSLAN, Tugay ATALAY, Mustafa Yaşar ÖZDAMAR Pages: 406-410

Letter to the Editor

Luciferase Immunoprecipitation System Assay, a Rapid, Simple, Quantitative, and Highly Sensitive Antibody Detection for Parasitic Diseases PDF XML
Faezeh SHABANI AZIM, Mitra ZARE BAVANI, Bahram NIKMANESH Pages: 426-428
A Sight for Sore Eyes: Diplostomum and Tylodelphys in the Eyes of Fish PDF XML
Thomas MCCLOUGHLIN Pages: 429-430