J Infect 2021 07 16;83(1):119-145. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
National Institutes for Food and Drug Control, No.31, Huatuo Street, Beijing, P.R. China. Electronic address:
J Parasit Dis 2021 Jun 26;45(2):449-453. Epub 2020 Nov 26.
Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Resistance Tuberculosis Institute, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran.
Child Toxocariasis (CT) is one of the most important helminthic parasitic diseases in Iran. The current study was aimed to determine the seroprevalence of toxocariasis in children in Zahedan, southeast of Iran. In this cross-sectional study, serum samples of 373 children aged 3-13 years old referred to health centers in Zahedan were collected randomly with criteria based on the parameters that were used in earlier studies and examined for anti-Toxocara antibody using a commercial ELISA kit. Read More
J Res Med Sci 2021 31;26:21. Epub 2021 Mar 31.
Department of Pediatrics, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Noncommunicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
Background: Pertussis is a vaccine-preventable respiratory infection and seroepidemiology of the infection could be a marker of the pertussis immunity in a population. In many countries, despite vaccination coverage, high prevalence of pertussis has been observed. The present study aimed to evaluate the immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody against pertussis and the role of demographic and anthropometric variables on the immunity rate in the Iranian pediatric population to evaluate the impact of existing immunization program in order to envisage future vaccination strategies to prevent infection. Read More
Zoonoses Public Health 2021 Jul 5. Epub 2021 Jul 5.
Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Grupo de Investigación en Sanidad Animal y Zoonosis (GISAZ), Universidad de Córdoba (UCO), Córdoba, Spain.
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic zoonosis caused by Toxoplasma gondii which infects warm-blooded species worldwide. Humans can be infected through ingestion of tissue cysts from raw or undercooked meat, including game meat. A nationwide large-scale cross-sectional study was conducted to assess exposure to T. Read More
Parasite Epidemiol Control 2021 Aug 5;14:e00216. Epub 2021 Jun 5.
Department of International Relations and Information Technology, University of Veterinary Science, Yezin, Nay Pyi Taw 15013, Myanmar.
A cross-sectional study of infection in pigs was carried out in backyard farms in three townships, within Nay Pyi Taw area from June 2014 to August 2014. Blood samples were randomly collected from 256 pigs in 129 farms. Using commercial Latex Agglutination Test kits, specific antibodies to were analyzed. Read More
Vaccines (Basel) 2021 May 13;9(5). Epub 2021 May 13.
Laboratory of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, 41222 Larissa, Greece.
A serosurvey of IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 was conducted in Greece between May and August 2020. It was designed as a cross-sectional survey and was repeated at monthly intervals. The leftover sampling methodology was used and a geographically stratified sampling plan was applied. Read More