Behnam Honarvar

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Blood-borne hepatitis in opiate users in iran: a poor outlook and urgent need to change nationwide screening policy
    Behnam Honarvar
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    PLoS ONE 8:e82230. 2013
  2. pmc Acceptance and rejection of influenza vaccination by pregnant women in southern Iran: physicians' role and barriers
    Behnam Honarvar
    Community and Preventive Medicine, Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:1860-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Titering of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus hemagglutinin inhibition antibody in nonvaccinated pregnant women in Shiraz, Southern Iran
    Behnam Honarvar
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:604-11. 2012
  4. pmc Seroprevalence of anti-rubella and anti-measles IgG antibodies in pregnant women in Shiraz, Southern Iran: outcomes of a nationwide measles-rubella mass vaccination campaign
    Behnam Honarvar
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    PLoS ONE 8:e55043. 2013
  5. pmc Data coverage of a cancer registry in southern Iran before and after implementation of a population-based reporting system: a 10-year trend study
    Kamran Bagheri Lankarani
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, 7134845794 Shiraz, Iran
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:169. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Pulmonary and latent tuberculosis screening in opiate drug users: an essential and neglected approach for harm-reduction facilities
    Behnam Honarvar
    From the Health Policy Research Center BH, KBL, Health Department NO, and HIV AIDS Research Center AR, MM, PAK, HAA, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Addict Med 7:230-5. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Influenza viral infections among the Iranian Hajj pilgrims returning to Shiraz, Fars province, Iran
    Afagh Moattari
    Department of Bacteriology and Virology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e77-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of poor outcome in patients with hepatitis A infection: a four-year retrospective study in Shiraz, Southern Iran
    Kamran B Lankarani
    Community and Preventive Medicine, Health Policy Research Centre, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Building No 2, 8th Floor, Zand BlvD, 7134853185, Shiraz, Iran
    Arch Virol 159:1901-7. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium aurum keratitis: an unusual etiology of a sight-threatening infection
    Behnam Honarvar
    Research Center, School of Medicine, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Braz J Infect Dis 16:204-8. 2012
  10. pmc The Neurological Manifestations of H1N1 Influenza Infection; Diagnostic Challenges and Recommendations
    Ali Akbar Asadi-Pooya
    Departments of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Thomas Jefferson University, USA
    Iran J Med Sci 36:36-9. 2011

Collaborators

  • Afagh Moattari
  • Kamran Bagheri Lankarani
  • Mohsen Moghadami
  • Kamran Bagheri Lankarani
  • Kamran B Lankarani
  • Mojtaba Mahmoodi
  • Nima Zamiri
  • Ali Akbar Asadi-Pooya
  • Fariborz Ghaffarpasand
  • Parastoo Nematollahi
  • Zahra Khosravizadegan
  • Bahman Nazemzadegan
  • Seyed Masoom Masoompour
  • Abbas Rezaianzadeh
  • Mahin Farahmand
  • Hossein Faramarzi
  • Mojtaba Rismanchi
  • Behnam Sabaeian
  • Omid Pourshahid
  • Ehsan Yaghoubi
  • Alireza Nikseresht

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Blood-borne hepatitis in opiate users in iran: a poor outlook and urgent need to change nationwide screening policy
    Behnam Honarvar
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    PLoS ONE 8:e82230. 2013
    ..However, most opiate users are not screened for hepatitis virus infections. This study aimed to provide accurate, detailed data on the size of the opiate user population at risk of developing these infections...
  2. pmc Acceptance and rejection of influenza vaccination by pregnant women in southern Iran: physicians' role and barriers
    Behnam Honarvar
    Community and Preventive Medicine, Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:1860-6. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the uptake rate of influenza vaccination including 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza and seasonal influenza vaccination and the reasons for acceptance or rejection among pregnant women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Titering of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus hemagglutinin inhibition antibody in nonvaccinated pregnant women in Shiraz, Southern Iran
    Behnam Honarvar
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:604-11. 2012
    ..19, CI = 0.05-0.70) had less immunity. Vaccination of pregnant women, especially those who are in the higher trimesters of pregnancy, older, or less educated, against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus should be continued...
  4. pmc Seroprevalence of anti-rubella and anti-measles IgG antibodies in pregnant women in Shiraz, Southern Iran: outcomes of a nationwide measles-rubella mass vaccination campaign
    Behnam Honarvar
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    PLoS ONE 8:e55043. 2013
    ..We aimed to identify pregnant women susceptible to rubella or measles in order to determine the need for immunity screening and supplemental immunization in women of childbearing age...
  5. pmc Data coverage of a cancer registry in southern Iran before and after implementation of a population-based reporting system: a 10-year trend study
    Kamran Bagheri Lankarani
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, 7134845794 Shiraz, Iran
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:169. 2013
    ..We aimed to measure the completeness of coverage of information recorded between 2000 and 2009 in a cancer registry program in Fars province, southern Iran...
  6. doi request reprint Pulmonary and latent tuberculosis screening in opiate drug users: an essential and neglected approach for harm-reduction facilities
    Behnam Honarvar
    From the Health Policy Research Center BH, KBL, Health Department NO, and HIV AIDS Research Center AR, MM, PAK, HAA, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Addict Med 7:230-5. 2013
    ..Opiates drug users are at much higher risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) infection than general population. We conducted this study to determine the susceptibility for pulmonary and latent TB infection in opiates drug users...
  7. doi request reprint Influenza viral infections among the Iranian Hajj pilgrims returning to Shiraz, Fars province, Iran
    Afagh Moattari
    Department of Bacteriology and Virology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e77-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the attack rate of seasonal and pandemic influenza among returning Iranian pilgrims after the 2009 Hajj...
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of poor outcome in patients with hepatitis A infection: a four-year retrospective study in Shiraz, Southern Iran
    Kamran B Lankarani
    Community and Preventive Medicine, Health Policy Research Centre, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Building No 2, 8th Floor, Zand BlvD, 7134853185, Shiraz, Iran
    Arch Virol 159:1901-7. 2014
    ..Public education and establishment of a national surveillance system for HAV and an HAV vaccination program for high-risk populations should be regarded among the priorities of the health system of Iran. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium aurum keratitis: an unusual etiology of a sight-threatening infection
    Behnam Honarvar
    Research Center, School of Medicine, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Braz J Infect Dis 16:204-8. 2012
    ..We suggest considering non-tuberculous mycobacteria among the probable causes of complicated keratitis or keratitis that does not respond to drug treatment, especially in regions where tuberculosis is endemic...
  10. pmc The Neurological Manifestations of H1N1 Influenza Infection; Diagnostic Challenges and Recommendations
    Ali Akbar Asadi-Pooya
    Departments of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Thomas Jefferson University, USA
    Iran J Med Sci 36:36-9. 2011
    ..We also recommend initiating treatment with appropriate antiviral drugs as soon as possible in those with any significant neurological presentation accompanied with respiratory illness and flu-like symptoms...
  11. doi request reprint H1N1 influenza infection complicated with diabetic ketoacidosis
    Mohsen Moghadami
    HIV AIDS Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 15:55-8. 2012
    ..Conclusively, rapid diagnosis of influenza by RT-PCR and early treatment with oseltamivir should be considered in diabetics and/or DKA patients with flu-like symptoms...