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Scientific documentation of performed work is at the top of the center’s activities and the results of research and scientific exploration have been published or written in the form of books, articles, reports and conferences.

Some of published articles from the center’s experts in the field of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases in international journals in 2013, 2014 and 2015 are as follows:

- 2016: Esmaeili S., Naddaf SR., Pourhossein B., Hashemi Shahraki A., Bagheri Amiri F., Gouya MM., Mostafavi E., Seroprevalence of Brucellosis, Leptospirosis, and Q Fever among Butchers and Slaughterhouse Workers in South-Eastern Iran, PLoS ONE 11(1): e0144953 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 3.73].

- 2015: Pourhossein B., Esmaeili S., Gyuranecz M., Mostafavi E., Tularemia and Plague Survey in Rodents in Earthquake Zones in Southeastern Iran, Epidemiology and Health, e2015050, [PubMed].

- 2015: Yaghmaie F., Esmaeili S., S. A. Francis, Mostafavi E., Q fever endocarditis in Iran: a case report, Journal of infection and Public Health [PubMed].

- 2015: Zargar A., Maurin M., Mostafavi E., Tularemia, a re-emerging infectious disease in Iran and neighboring countries, Epidemiology and Health, e2015011 [PubMed].

- 2014: Jahanian-Najafabadi A., Soleimani M., Azadmanesh K., Mostafavi E., Majidzadeh-A K., Molecular Cloning of the capsular antigen F1 of Yersinia pestis in pBAD/gIII plasmid, Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(1): 91-96 [PubMed, Scopus].

- 2013: Esmaeili S., Azadmanesh K., Naddaf S.R., Rajerison M., Carniel E., Mostafavi E., A serological survey of plague in animals in western Iran, Emerging infectious diseases, 19(9):1549-1551 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus, IF:5.99].

- 2014: Esmaeili S., Gooya MM., Shirzadi M.R., Esfandiari B., Bagheri Amiri F., Yousefi Behzadi M., Banafshi O., Mostafavi E., Seroepidemiological survey of tularemia among different groups in western Iran, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, In press [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.35].

- 2014: Yousefi Behzadi M., Mostafavi E., A Historical Report of Plague Outbreak in Northern Kermanshah Province, Western Iran, in 1952, Research on History of Medicine; 3(4):221-229.

- 2014: Esmaeili S., Esfandiari B., Maurin M., Gouya MM., Shirzadi MR., Bagheri Amiri F., Mostafavi E., Serological survey of tularemia among butchers and slaughterhouse workers in Iran, Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Accepted, [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.44].

- 2014: Esmaeili S., Bagheri Amiri F., Mostafavi E., Seroprevalence Survey of Q Fever among Sheep in Northwestern Iran, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 14(3) [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.27].

- 2014: Esmaeili S., Pourhossein B., Gouya M.M., Bagheri Amiri F., Mostafavi E., Seroepidemiological survey of Q Fever and Brucellosis in Kurdistan province, western Iran, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 14(1): 41-45 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.27].

- 2013: Esmaeili S., Pourhossein B., Gouya M.M., Bagheri Amiri F., Mostafavi E., Seroepidemiological survey of Q Fever and Brucellosis in Kurdistan province, western Iran, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, Accepted, In press [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.27].

- 2013: Esmaeili S., Bagheri Amiri F., Mostafavi E., Seroprevalence survey of Q fever among sheep in the northwestern of Iran, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, Accepted, In press [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.27].

- 2013: Esmaeili S., Mostafavi E., Shahdordizadeh M., Mahmoudi H., A seroepidemiological survey of Q fever among sheep in the northern Iran, Mazandaran province, Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, Accepted, (In Press) [ISI, Scopus; IF: 3.06].

Papers related to other emerging and reemerging infectious diseases

- 2015: Memarnejadian A., Menbari S., Mansouri SA., Sadeghi L., Vahabpour R., Aghasadeghi MR., Mostafavi E., Abdi M., Transmitted Drug Resistance Mutations in Antiretroviral-Naïve Injection Drug Users with Chronic HIV-1 Infection in Iran, PLOS ONE, [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 3.73].

- 2015: Bakhshizadeh F., Hekmat S., Keshvari M., Alavian SM., Mostafavi E., Keivani H., Doosti Irani A., Motevalli F., Behnava B., Efficacy of Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Therapy in Nucleoside-Analogue Naive Iranian Patients Treated for Chronic Hepatitis B, Hepat Mon, 15(5): e25749 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 1.79].

- 2015: Moosavy MH., Esmaeili S., Bagheri Amiri F., Mostafavi E., Zahraei Salehi T., Detection of Salmonella spp. in commercial eggs in Iran, Iranian Journal of Microbiology, 7(1):50-54 [PubMed, Scopus].

- 2015: Bagheri Amiri F., Saifi M., Gouya MM., Rohani M., Mostafavi E., Comparison of an interferon-gamma release assay and the tuberculin skin test for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis in homeless people in Iran: a cross-sectional study, Infectious Diseases, 47(8), 536-541 (Corresponding Author) [ISI, PubMed; IF: 1.64].

- 2015: Doosti Irani A., Hashemi Shahraki A., Ghaderi E., Nasehi M., Mostafavi E., Lack of optimum practice among health care workers regarding tuberculosis in Iran: A knowledge, attitude, and practice study, American Journal of Infection Control (Corresponding Author) [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 3.13].

- 2015: Rikhtegaran Tehrani Z., Azadmanesh K., Mostafavi E., Soori S, Azizi M., Khabiri A.R., Development of an Integrase-based ELISA for Specific Diagnosis of Individuals Infected with HIV, Journal of Virological Methods, 215-216: 61-66 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 1.88].

- 2015: Esfandiari B., Pourshafie M.R., Gouya MM., Khaki P., Mostafavi E., Darvish J., Moradi Bidhendi S., Hanifi H., Nahrevanian H., An epidemiological comparative study on diagnosis of rodent leptospirosis in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, Epidemiology and Health [PubMed].

- Pourhossein B., Doosti Irani A., Mostafavi E., Major Infectious Diseases Among Afghan Immigrants Population in Iran: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Epidemiology and Health 2015;e2015002 [Web Link] [PubMed].

- 2014: Mohammadi Z., Darvish J., Ghorbani F., Mostafavi E., First record of the Caucasus field mouse Apodemus ponticus Sviridenko, 1936 (Rodentia Muridae) from Iran, Biodiversity Journal, 2014, 5 (4): 475–480 [Web Link].

- 2014: Genetic Diversity of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Strains from Iran, Chinikar S., Bouzari S., Shokrgozar MA., Mostafavi E., Jalali T., Khakifirouz S., Nowotny N., Foks AR, Shah-Hoseini N., Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases [PubMed, Scopus].

- 2014: Darvish J., Mohammadi Z., Ghorbani F., Mostafavi E., Morphological Morphometric Characterisation of the Eastern Broad-toothed Field Mouse Apodemus mystacinus (Rodentia: Muridae) from Zagros Mountains, north-western Iran, Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 66 (4): 461-46 [ISI, IF: 0.30].

- 2014: Hashemi Shahrak A., Cavuşoğlu C., Borroni E., Heidarieh P., Kaya Koksalan O., Maurizio Cabibbe A., Hashemzadeh M., Mariottini A., Mostafavi E., Cittaro D., Feizabadi MM., Lazarevic D., Yaghmaei F., Lorenzo Molinari G., Camaggi A., Tortoli E., Mycobacterium celeriflavum sp. nov., a scotochromogenic rapid grower isolated from clinical specimens, International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology, 65, 510–515 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 1.57].

- 2014: Khajehkazemi R., Haghdoost AA., Navadeh S., Setayesh H., Sajadi L., Osooli M., Mostafavi E., Risk and vulnerability of key populations to HIV infection in Iran; knowledge, attitude and practices of female sex-workers, prison inmates and people who inject drugs, Sexual health,11(6):568-574 (Corresponding Author) [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 1.57].

- 2014: Pourhossein B., Yaghmaei F., Esmaeili S., Banafshi O., Afrasiabian S., Shirzadi MR., Schleiss M., Mostafavi E., Acute Human Cytomegalovirus Infection with bleeding in Iran, Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives; 5 (6): 383-386 (Corresponding Author) [Scopus].

- 2014: Chinikar S., Shah-Hosseini N., Bouzari S., Shokrgozar M.A., Mostafavi E., Jalali T., Khakifirouz S., Groschup M. H., Niedrig M., Assessment of Recombination in the S-segment Genome of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Iran, Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases [PubMed, Scopus].

- 2014: Mostafavi E., Haghdoost AA., Doosti Irani A., Bokaei S., Chinikar S., Temporal Modeling of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Iran, J Med Microbiol Infec Dis 1(2): 29-35.

- 2014: Bagheri Amiri F., Sedaghat A., Mostafavi E., Gender differences among homeless people in Tehran, Iran, Journal of Public Health: 22(5): 461-465 (Corresponding Author) [Scopus].

- 2014: Bagheri Amiri F., Gouya MM., Saifi M., Rohani M., Tabarsi P., Sedaghat A., Fahimfar N., Memarnejadian A., AghaSadeghi MR., Haghdoost AA., Jahanbakhsh F., Nasehi M., Mostafavi E., Vulnerability of Homeless People in Tehran, Iran, to HIV, Tuberculosis and Viral Hepatitis, PLoS ONE 9(6): e98742 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 3.73].

- 2014: Champour M., Chinikar S., Mohammadi GR., Razmi GR., Shah-Hosseini N., Khakifirouz S., Mostafavi E., Jalali T., Molecular epidemiology of Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever virus detected from ticks of one humped camels (Camelus dromedarius) population in northeastern Iran, Journal of Parasitic Diseases [PubMed, Scopus].

- 2014: Champour M., Mohammadi G.R., Chinikar S., Razmi G.R., Shah-Hosseini N., Khakifirouz S., Mostafavi E., Jalali T., Seroepidemiology of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in one-humped camels (Camelus dromedarius) population in northeast of Iran, Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 51 (62–65), [ISI, PubMed; IF: 1.17].

- 2014: Mostafavi E., Pourhossein B., Chinikar S., Clinical symptoms and laboratory findings supporting early diagnosis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Iran, Journal of Medical Virology, 86(7), 1188-1192 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.37].

- 2014: Ramezani A., Amirmoezi R., Volk J.E., Aghakhani A., Zarinfar N., McFarland W., Banifazl M., Mostafavi E., Eslamifar A., Sofian M., HCV, HBV, and HIV seroprevalence, coinfections, and related behaviors among male injection drug users in Arak, Iran, Iran, AIDS care, 26(9):1122-1126 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 1.83].

- 2013: Mostafavi E., Pourhossein B., Chinikar S., Evaluation of factors affecting fatal prognosis in patients with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in IRAN, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, Accepted, In press [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.27]

- 2013: Mostafavi E., Haghdoost A.A., Khakifirouz S., Chinikar S., Spatial Analysis of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Iran, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Accepted, In press [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.59].

- 2013: Chinikar S., Shah-Hosseini N., Mostafavi E., Moradi M., Khakifirouz S., Jalali T., Fooks A., Surveillance of Rift Valley Fever in Iran between 2001 and 2011, All Research Journal Biology, 4(2), 16-18.

- 2013: Mostafavi E., Chinikar S., Moradi M., Bayat N., Meshkat M., Khalili Fard M., Ghiasi S.M., A case report of Crimean Congo hemorrhagic Fever in ostriches in Iran, The Open Virology Journal, 7: 81-83 [PubMed].

- 2013: Chinikar S., Shah-Hosseini N., Mostafavi E., Moradi M., Khakifirouz S., Jalali T., Goya M.M., Shirzadi M.R., Zainali M., Fooks A.R., Seroprevalence of West Nile Virus in Iran, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, ahead of print. 13(8): 586-589 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus, IF: 2.27].

- 2013: Mostafavi E., Chinikar S., Bokaei S., Haghdoost A.A., Temporal Modeling of Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever in eastern Iran, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 17(7), e524-e528 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.49].

- 2013: Chinikar S., Ghiasi S.M., Shah-Hosseini N., Mostafavi E., Moradi M., Khakifirouz S., Rasi Varai F.S., Rafigh M., Jalali T., Goya M.M., Shirzadi M.R., Zainali M., Fooks A.R., Preliminary study of dengue virus infection in Iran, Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 11(3):166-169 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 1.77].

- 2013: Chinikar S., Shayesteh M., Khakifirouz S., Jalali T., Rasi Varaie F.S., Rafigh M., Mostafavi E., Shah-Hosseini N., Nosocomial infection of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in eastern Iran: Case report, Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 11(4), 252–255 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 1.77].

- 2013: Chinikar S., Shah-Hosseini N., Bouzari S., Jalali T., Shokrgozar MA., Mostafavi E., New circulating genomic variant of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Iran, Archive of Virology, 158 (5), 1085-1088 [ISI, PubMed, Scopus; IF: 2.03].

 
  

I did not choose the plague, but it desired me!

Marcel Baltazard (1907-1971), founder of research centre