Zahra Pourpak

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Affiliation: Asthma and Allergy Research Institute
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. ncbi Behavioral characteristics in 3- to 12-month-old infant with atopic dermatitis: a case-control study
    Zahra Pourpak
    Department of Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:339-45. 2007
  2. pmc Serum concentration of selenium in healthy individuals living in Tehran
    R Safaralizadeh
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 14185 938, Tehran, Iran
    Nutr J 4:32. 2005
  3. ncbi Which cereal is a suitable substitute for wheat in children with wheat allergy?
    Zahra Pourpak
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:262-6. 2005
  4. ncbi Wheat anaphylaxis in children
    Zahra Pourpak
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Children Medical Center, Tehran, Iran
    Immunol Invest 36:175-82. 2007
  5. ncbi Wheat allergy: clinical and laboratory findings
    Zahra Pourpak
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 133:168-73. 2004
  6. ncbi A study of malnutrition in Iranian patients with primary antibody deficiency
    Azam Kouhkan
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 3:189-96. 2004
  7. ncbi Effect of regular intravenous immunoglobulin therapy on prevention of pneumonia in patients with common variable immunodeficiency
    Zahra Pourpak
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:114-20. 2006
  8. doi Purified aged garlic extract modulates allergic airway inflammation in BALB/c mice
    Ahad Zare
    Department of Immunology, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 7:133-41. 2008
  9. doi IgA deficiency: correlation between clinical and immunological phenotypes
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Immunology and Allergy, Children Medical Center Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 62 Gharib St, Keshavarz Blvd, 14194, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Immunol 29:130-6. 2009
  10. pmc Serum bactericidal antibody responses to meningococcal polysaccharide vaccination as a basis for clinical classification of common variable immunodeficiency
    Nima Rezaei
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran 14194, Iran
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:607-11. 2008

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  1. ncbi Behavioral characteristics in 3- to 12-month-old infant with atopic dermatitis: a case-control study
    Zahra Pourpak
    Department of Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:339-45. 2007
    ..Theoretically, higher scores in Perceptual Sensitivity, Soothability, and High Pleasure are concordant with the pervious studies about adrenomedullary system over activity...
  2. pmc Serum concentration of selenium in healthy individuals living in Tehran
    R Safaralizadeh
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 14185 938, Tehran, Iran
    Nutr J 4:32. 2005
    ..To investigate whether daily diet provides adequate selenium intake in healthy men and women living in Tehran, Iran...
  3. ncbi Which cereal is a suitable substitute for wheat in children with wheat allergy?
    Zahra Pourpak
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:262-6. 2005
    ..Considering concordance of positive SPT to wheat flour and wheat bran, avoiding both of them is necessary in patients with wheat allergy...
  4. ncbi Wheat anaphylaxis in children
    Zahra Pourpak
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Children Medical Center, Tehran, Iran
    Immunol Invest 36:175-82. 2007
    ..prevention of first wheat-induced anaphylaxis episodes is almost impossible. It would, however, probably be good practice to educate physicians to recognize the common clinical manifestations of this disease for early management...
  5. ncbi Wheat allergy: clinical and laboratory findings
    Zahra Pourpak
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 133:168-73. 2004
    ..Food allergy affects 6-8% of infants and wheat allergy is one of the common food allergies among children. The clinical and laboratory manifestations of wheat allergy were evaluated in this study...
  6. ncbi A study of malnutrition in Iranian patients with primary antibody deficiency
    Azam Kouhkan
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 3:189-96. 2004
    ..It is recommeded that clinical immunologists and nutritionists should make a collective effort to provide these patients with standard or specialized diets so as to decrease the risk of infection...
  7. ncbi Effect of regular intravenous immunoglobulin therapy on prevention of pneumonia in patients with common variable immunodeficiency
    Zahra Pourpak
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:114-20. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of IVIG treatment in reducing the incidence of pneumonia in patients with CVID...
  8. doi Purified aged garlic extract modulates allergic airway inflammation in BALB/c mice
    Ahad Zare
    Department of Immunology, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 7:133-41. 2008
    ..Our findings in the present research suggested that aged garlic extract has the potential of attenuation of inflammatory features of allergic airway inflammation in murine model...
  9. doi IgA deficiency: correlation between clinical and immunological phenotypes
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Immunology and Allergy, Children Medical Center Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 62 Gharib St, Keshavarz Blvd, 14194, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Immunol 29:130-6. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate the clinical features in relation to immune function of Iranian patients with symptomatic IGAD...
  10. pmc Serum bactericidal antibody responses to meningococcal polysaccharide vaccination as a basis for clinical classification of common variable immunodeficiency
    Nima Rezaei
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran 14194, Iran
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:607-11. 2008
    ..Vaccination response may define subgroups of patients with CVID, enabling more effective monitoring and therapeutic strategies...
  11. doi Different pattern of gene mutations in Iranian patients with severe congenital neutropenia (including 2 new mutations)
    Zahra Alizadeh
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:86-92. 2013
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  12. doi Cow's milk anaphylaxis in children first report of Iranian Food Allergy Registry
    Pegah Teymourpour
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 11:29-36. 2012
    ..6%).It is concluded that cow's milk anaphylaxis may happen early in life. Regarding the severity of attacks and remarkable number of patients with several attacks, poor knowledge about this disorder is evident...
  13. doi Inheritance pattern and clinical aspects of 93 Iranian patients with chronic granulomatous disease
    Fatemeh Fattahi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, No 62, Dr Gharib Street, Keshavarz Blvd, Tehran, 14194, IR, Iran
    J Clin Immunol 31:792-801. 2011
    ..Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a rare immunodeficiency due to a genetic defect in one of the NADPH-oxidase components. We studied CGD inheritance forms (autosomal recessive (AR) or X-linked (XL)) and AR-CGD subtypes in Iran...
  14. ncbi Frequency and clinical manifestations of patients with primary immunodeficiency disorders in Iran: update from the Iranian Primary Immunodeficiency Registry
    Nima Rezaei
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Children Medical Center, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Immunol 26:519-32. 2006
    ..Construction of such registry is not only important for its epidemiological aspect but also for its role in increasing the physician's knowledge about such disorders...
  15. ncbi Consanguinity in primary immunodeficiency disorders; the report from Iranian Primary Immunodeficiency Registry
    Nima Rezaei
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Children Medical Center, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Am J Reprod Immunol 56:145-51. 2006
    ..This study was accomplished in order to determine the frequency of consanguineous marriages in the families of patients with PiD...
  16. ncbi The clinical, immunohematological, and molecular study of Iranian patients with severe congenital neutropenia
    Nima Rezaei
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Children Medical Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran 14194, Iran
    J Clin Immunol 27:525-33. 2007
    ..Three patients died because of a severe infection. Although SCN is a rare disorder, early onset of severe and recurrent infections should always raise a suspicion, which deserves further evaluation for detecting such disorder...
  17. ncbi The clinical and laboratory survey of Iranian patients with hyper-IgE syndrome
    Mostafa Moin
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Children Medical Centre, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:898-903. 2006
    ..Although HIES is a rare condition, the recurrent infections should always raise a suspicion, which deserves further evaluation for detecting the syndrome...
  18. ncbi Adverse reactions of prophylactic intravenous immunoglobulin infusions in Iranian patients with primary immunodeficiency
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Children s Medical Center, Immunology Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:60-4. 2004
    ..Although long-term intravenous immunoglobulin infusion is an effective treatment for children with antibody deficiencies, it can be complicated by systemic adverse reactions...
  19. doi Detection of six novel mutations in WASP gene in fifteen Iranian Wiskott-Aldrich patients
    Sepideh Safaei
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 11:345-8. 2012
    ..Mutation analysis for 15 boys with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome was performed. Five previously reported mutations and six novel mutations including G8X, R41X, D283E, P412fsX446, E464X, and AfsX358 were detected...
  20. doi Follow-up of the wheat allergy in children; consequences and outgrowing the allergy
    Mahboubeh Mansouri
    Department of Immunology and Allergy, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 11:157-63. 2012
    ..These patients were at risk for developing chronic allergic symptoms such as asthma. We also found that oral tolerance to wheat was happening in a minority of our patients...
  21. pmc Clinical and immunological features of 65 Iranian patients with common variable immunodeficiency
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Department of Clinical Immunology of Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:825-32. 2005
    ..CVID should be considered in any patient with a history of recurrent infections and decreased levels of all serum immunoglobulin isotypes...
  22. ncbi Congenital neutropenia and primary immunodeficiency disorders: a survey of 26 Iranian patients
    Nima Rezaei
    From Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 27:351-6. 2005
    ..Although inherited neutropenias are rare, recurrent infections always deserves further evaluation for detecting such disorders...
  23. ncbi X-linked agammaglobulinemia: a survey of 33 Iranian patients
    Mostafa Moin
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Children s Medical Center, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Immunol Invest 33:81-93. 2004
    ..9%, 75.8%, 33.3%, and 21.2% of XLA patients, respectively. The most common complications of these patients were chronic infections in 75.8% of them, including: chronic otitis media, chronic sinusitis, chronic diarrhea, and bronchiectasis...
  24. pmc Serum bactericidal antibody response 1 year after meningococcal polysaccharide vaccination of patients with common variable immunodeficiency
    Nima Rezaei
    Growth and Development Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:524-8. 2010
    ....
  25. doi Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with a reduced-intensity conditioning regimen in pediatric patients with Griscelli syndrome type 2
    Amir Ali Hamidieh
    Hematology Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Transplant 17:487-91. 2013
    ..It is recommended to carry out HSCT in these patients at lower ages, before presentations of different infections and HLH crisis. ..
  26. ncbi Chronic granulomatous disease: a clinical survey of 41 patients from the Iranian primary immunodeficiency registry
    Masoud Movahedi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 134:253-9. 2004
    ..The present study was accomplished in order to determine the clinical spectrum of Iranian patients with CGD...
  27. doi Quality of life in the Iranian adults with allergic rhinitis
    Mansoureh Shariat
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 11:324-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, nasal congestion was associated with sleep-disordered breathing, nocturnal sleep impairment, day time fatigue and somnolence which finally lead to QOL impairment...
  28. doi Molecular analysis of four cases of chronic granulomatous disease caused by defects in NCF-2: the gene encoding the p67-phox
    Mohsen Badalzadeh
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 11:340-4. 2012
    ..Although a gross deletion in other exons of NCF2 has been previously reported, a large deletion encompassing exon 2 has been not reported yet. This abstract was also presented in ESID 2012, Florence, Italy...
  29. doi Evaluation of the effect of IL-22 on human cord blood CD4+ T cells
    Javad Arasteh
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 9:59-67. 2010
    ..Moreover, the results of suppression assay did not show any suppression effect on the cultured T cells. Thus, it seems that umbilical cord blood T cells probably do not express IL-22R1 on their surface...
  30. doi Severe cutaneous reactions caused by barbiturates in seven Iranian children
    Setareh Mamishi
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Dermatol 48:1254-61. 2009
    ..In this article, we present seven children with severe adverse cutaneous reactions caused by barbiturates...
  31. ncbi Severe combined immunodeficiency: a cohort of 40 patients
    Mehdi Yeganeh
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Children s Medical Centre, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:303-6. 2008
    ..A complete blood count of cord blood could reveal lymphocytopenia at birth; this helps early diagnosis. Genetic consultation would help the families with affected members preventing new SCID offspring...
  32. ncbi Gastrointestinal manifestations of patients with chronic granulomatous disease
    Masoud Movahedi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 3:83-7. 2004
    ..Also, failure to thrive was detected in 6 patients (10.5%). Four patients died (7%). CGD should be excluded in any patient with gastrointestinal manifestations especially chronic diarrhea, hepatic abscess, and gastric outlet obstruction...
  33. ncbi The cumulative activity of benzo(a)pyrene on systemic immune responses with mite allergen extract after intranasal instillation and ex vivo response to ovalbumin in mice
    Kamran Kadkhoda
    Department of Immunology, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, P O Box 14115 331, Tehran, Iran
    Toxicol Lett 157:31-9. 2005
    ..Thus, it may be another evidence on immunomodulatory effect of dendritic cells...
  34. doi Autosomal recessive chronic granulomatous disease, IgA deficiency and refractory autoimmune thrombocytopenia responding to Anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody
    Bibi Shahin Shamsian
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Immunology, Pathology, Mofid Children s Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 7:181-4. 2008
    ..Patients with primary immunodeficiencies may have variable autoimmune manifestations. So for early detection and appropriate treatment, autoimmune diseases should always be suspected in such patients...
  35. doi Fludarabine-based reduced-intensity conditioning regimen for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in primary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
    Amir Ali Hamidieh
    Hematology Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Haematol 92:331-6. 2014
    ..Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the only curative treatment option for patients diagnosed with primary HLH...
  36. ncbi Clinical and laboratory findings in Iranian patients with leukocyte adhesion deficiency (study of 15 cases)
    Masoud Movahedi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, IR, Iran
    J Clin Immunol 27:302-7. 2007
    ..Furthermore, because of considerable rate of consanguineous marriages in parents of LAD patients, we suggested more genetic studies on this disease and genetic consultation for these families...
  37. doi Synbiotics could not reduce the scoring of childhood atopic dermatitis (SCORAD): a randomized double blind placebo-controlled trial
    Alireza Shafiei
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 10:21-8. 2011
    ..This study could not confirm synbiotic as an effective treatment for childhood atopic dermatitis and further studies are needed. These findings challenge the role of synbiotics in the treatment of childhood atopic dermatitis...
  38. doi Prevention and control of infections in patients with severe congenital neutropenia; a follow up study
    Tahmineh Salehi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 11:51-6. 2012
    ..Treatment with GCSF significantly reduced the duration and the frequency of hospitalization. Because of plausible progression to AML/MDS, regular follow-up of patients should be continued...
  39. doi Behavioral characteristics in 18- to 36-month-old toddlers with atopic dermatitis compared with healthy children
    Leyla Sedighipour
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:314-5. 2010
    ..They tended to be more energetic and impulsive, and also showed more excitement when subjected to novel stimuli...
  40. ncbi Increased serum levels of soluble CD30 in patients with common variable immunodeficiency and its clinical implications
    Nima Rezaei
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children s Medical Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, No 62, Dr Gharib st, Keshavarz Blvd, P O Box 14185 863 Tehran, 14194, Iran
    J Clin Immunol 28:78-84. 2008
    ..010). High levels of sCD30 in the CVID patients with splenomegaly and the presence of lymphoma in a patient with the highest level of sCD30 may suggest a soluble form of this marker as a prognostic tool in such diseases...
  41. ncbi Efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulin on the prevention of pneumonia in patients with agammaglobulinemia
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Department of Allergy of Children s Medical Center, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 40:113-8. 2004
    ..001). Treatment of agammaglobulinemia with IVIG significantly reduced the incidence of pneumonia and hospital admission. Intensive management and regular monitoring is required in order to fully prevent severe respiratory complications...
  42. doi Adverse drug reactions in patients in an Iranian department of internal medicine
    Sara Pourseyed
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, IR Iran
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:104-10. 2009
    ..The department of internal medicine is not an exception to this issue. This study was performed to determine the nature and frequency of ADRs in an internal medicine ward in Iran...
  43. ncbi Screening of the Bruton Tyrosine Kinase (BTK) Gene Mutations in 13 Iranian Patients with Presumed X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Department of Clinical Pediatric Immunology of Children s Medical Center, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 3:175-9. 2004
    ..The results of this study further support the notion that molecular genetic testing represents an important tool for definitive and early diagnosis of XLA and may allow accurate carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis...
  44. ncbi Differential allergenicity of mature and immature pollen grains in Shasta daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum Ramond)
    Maryam Sharif Shoushtari
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, and Department of Biology, Faculty of Biology Science, Islamic Azad University, North Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:99-106. 2013
    ..The overall results showed developmental processes of Shasta daisy pollen grains towards both morphological and molecular changes increasing their allergenic potency...
  45. ncbi Assessment of sensitization to insect aeroallergens among patients with allergic rhinitis in Yazd City, Iran
    Mohammad Hassan Bemanian
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 11:253-8. 2012
    ..Our study could highlight the importance of insect aeroallergens for clinicians for better diagnosis and management of patients with allergic rhinitis...
  46. ncbi Serum selenium concentration in healthy children living in Tehran
    Reza Safaralizadeh
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, I R Iran
    Biofactors 31:127-31. 2007
    ..Reliable age-specific reference values for selenium in children in Iran are not clear and are important for the identification of selenium deficiency and some other researches that is the aim of this study...
  47. doi Selective immunoglobulin A deficiency in Iranian blood donors: prevalence, laboratory and clinical findings
    Shiva Saghafi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 7:157-62. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that; due to high frequency of IgA deficiency in Iran, it seems necessary to measure IgA levels for every blood donor and blood recipient to find IgA deficient cases...
  48. ncbi Mortality in primary immunodeficient patients, registered in Iranian primary immunodeficiency registry
    Bahram Mir Saeid Ghazi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 3:31-6. 2004
    ..6%) and salmonella in 1 (3.1%).Based on our study, delay in diagnosis in patients with PID results in tissue and organ damage and several complications. Mortality and morbidity are increased in undiagnosed patients...
  49. ncbi Mortality and morbidity in common variable immunodeficiency
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Children s Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Trop Pediatr 53:32-8. 2007
    ..Based on our observation, it can be highlighted that all patients with CVID, even under regular immunoglobulin replacement, need close monitoring for early detection of complications and introduction of appropriate management...
  50. ncbi Altered Pattern of Naïve and Memory B cells and B1 Cells in Patients with Chronic Granulomatous Disease
    Monireh Mohsenzadegan
    Department of Immunology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 13:157-65. 2014
    ..Increased susceptibility of CGD patients to opportunistic infections and autoimmune disorders could be partly explained by the altered phenotype of B lymphocytes in these patients. ..
  51. doi Successful fludarabine-based hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in a pediatric patient with idiopathic CD4+ lymphocytopenia
    Amir Ali Hamidieh
    Hematology Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Transplant 17:E109-11. 2013
    ..Allogeneic HSCT with a reduced intensity condition (RIC) regimen may be a feasible and curative treatment option in ICL patients with recurrent life-threatening complications...
  52. doi Primary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in Iran: report from a single referral center
    Bibi Shahin Shamsian
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Mofid Children s Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 29:215-9. 2012
    ..Herein the authors report 6 Iranian patients with primary HLH and their outcome from a single tertiary-care center...
  53. ncbi Adverse reactions to antibiotics in hospitalized Iranian children
    Ghamar Taj Khotaei
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Children s Medical Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 41:160-4. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of adverse reactions to antibiotics by organ system in hospitalized children in the infectious ward of a pediatric diseases referral center in Iran...
  54. ncbi Health-related quality of life in primary immune deficient patients
    Habibeh Mozaffari
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 5:23-7. 2006
    ..PI patients may need psychological consultation for better coping with their illness...
  55. ncbi Quality of life in atopic dermatitis patients
    Habibeh Mozaffari
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR, Iran
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:260-4. 2007
    ..Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common skin condition. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of AD on the quality of life of children or adults and to identify the area of patients' lives most affected by the disease...
  56. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of leukocyte adhesion deficiency type-1 (five cases from iran with two new mutations)
    Behnaz Esmaeili
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 13:61-5. 2014
    ..This abstract presented in the second international congress of Immunology, Asthma and Allergy, Tehran, Iran 2013. ..
  57. pmc Asthma Symptoms and Specific IgE Levels among Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) Exposed Workers in Tehran, Iran
    Laleh Sharifi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 42:397-401. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the asthma symptoms and serum specific IgE levels in TDI exposed workers and comparing the results with healthy control group...
  58. doi Cytokine gene polymorphism and asthma susceptibility, progress and control level
    Saeed Daneshmandi
    Department of Immunology, Tarbiat Modares University, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Mol Biol Rep 39:1845-53. 2012
    ..To achieve an appropriate schema for asthma management, further studies with consideration of different aspects in a larger group of patients would be more elucidative...
  59. doi Two cases of syndromic neutropenia with a report of novel mutation in G6PC3
    Zahra Alizadeh
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 10:227-30. 2011
    ..It can be concluded that G6PC3 is one of the responsible gene for SCN in Iranian patients. Based on the results, a new mutation in G6PC3 observed in one patient...
  60. doi Asthma knowledge, attitude, and self-efficacy in Iranian asthmatic patients
    Laleh Sharifi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 14:315-20. 2011
    ..Therefore, this study examined the relationship between knowledge, attitudes, and self-efficacy with socio-economic factors in Iranian asthmatic patients during 2006-2008...
  61. doi Prevalence of IgA deficiency in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    Mohammad Hasan Moradinejad
    Department of Rheumatology, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 10:35-40. 2011
    ..Hence, future epidemiological studies are warranted to make it clear...
  62. doi FcepsilonRI-alpha siRNA inhibits the antigen-induced activation of mast cells
    Reza Safaralizadeh
    Department of Biochemistry, National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 8:177-83. 2009
    ..In conclusion, knock-down of FcepsilonRI-alpha by siRNA could be a promising method for inhibition of the mast cell-mediated allergic reactions...
  63. ncbi Identification of an SH2D1A mutation in a hypogammaglobulinemic male patient with a diagnosis of common variable immunodeficiency
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Department of Clinical Pediatric Immunology, Children s Medical Center Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Hematol 78:45-7. 2003
    ..The results support the notion that the possibility of a SH2D1A gene mutation should be considered in hypogammaglobulinemic male patients before a diagnosis of CVID is made...
  64. ncbi Low magnesium concentration in erythrocytes of children with acute asthma
    Mostafa Sedighi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, No 62, Dr Gharib st, Keshavarz Blvd, Tehran 14194, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 5:183-6. 2006
    ..There are recommendations for using intravenous Mg sulfate in acute asthma, and this study supports the rational for using it in emergency departments for acute severe asthma...
  65. doi Adenosine deaminase in patients with primary immunodeficiency syndromes: the analysis of serum ADA1 and ADA2 activities
    Pegah Poursharifi
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Biochem 42:1438-43. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate the activity of ADA and its isoenzymes in serum of patients with various primary immunodeficiency (PID) syndromes...
  66. ncbi Clinical, immunological and molecular characteristics of 37 Iranian patients with X-linked agammaglobulinemia
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Division of Clinical Pediatric Immunology, Children s Medical Center, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 141:408-14. 2006
    ..Eighty-five percent of the patients with this phenotype have mutations in Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) gene...
  67. ncbi A latex-induced allergic airway inflammation model in mice
    Parvaneh Farzaneh
    Immunology Department, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 99:405-11. 2006
    ..These studies demonstrate that sensitization and subsequent aerosol inhalational challenge of latex allergen extract promotes allergic airway inflammation characterized by elevated IL-5 and IL-13 and eosinophils...
  68. pmc The study of egg allergy in children with atopic dermatitis
    Tahmineh Salehi
    From the 1Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2Department of Immunology, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    World Allergy Organ J 2:123-7. 2009
    ..Food allergy plays a significant pathogenic role among children with atopic dermatitis (AD)...
  69. doi Normal range determination of lymphocytes subsets in normal adults in Iran
    Raheleh Shokouhi Shoormasti
    Children Medical Center, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 10:295-8. 2011
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  70. ncbi Adverse drug reactions in hospitalized children in a department of infectious diseases
    Fatemeh Fattahi
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14194, Iran
    J Clin Pharmacol 45:1313-8. 2005
  71. ncbi Primary immunodeficiency in Iran: first report of the National Registry of PID in Children and Adults
    Asghar Aghamohammadi
    Department of Clinical Pediatric Immunology, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Immunol 22:375-80. 2002
    ..A comparative study shows some differences between our results and other registries...
  72. ncbi Serum bactericidal antibody response to serogroup C polysaccharide meningococcal vaccination in children with primary antibody deficiencies
    Nima Rezaei
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Children Medical Center, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Vaccine 25:5308-14. 2007
    ..This supports the use of polysaccharide-containing vaccines in these patients...
  73. ncbi Understanding adverse drug reactions and drug allergies: principles, diagnosis and treatment aspects
    Zahra Pourpak
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, IR, Iran
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2:24-46. 2008
    ..Priorities in the evaluation and management of the conditions of patients who have experienced allergic and non-allergic drug reactions also will be discussed...
  74. doi Frequency of asthma as the cause of dyspnea in pregnancy
    Katayoon Bidad
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 111:140-3. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of asthma among pregnant women with dyspnea...
  75. ncbi Anterior chest wall protrusion as initial presentation of chronic granulomatous disease: a case report
    Setareh Mamishi
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:685-7. 2005
    ..We report a 4-month-old girl with CGD, was firstly presented with an anterior chest wall protrusion because of an aspergillosis mass...
  76. ncbi Selenium and intractable epilepsy: is there any correlation?
    Mahmood Reza Ashrafi
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Children s Medical Center, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Neurol 36:25-9. 2007
    ..Measurement of serum selenium in patients with intractable epilepsy should be considered...
  77. ncbi Osteomyelitis as a late complication of Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination
    Ghamar Taj Khotaei
    Department of Infectious Disease, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:169-72. 2006
    ..He had no evidence of immunodeficiency. After antituberculous therapy and surgical treatment, the bone lesions disappeared and he was discharged from hospital without any sequela during 11 months of follow-up...
  78. ncbi Cutaneous manifestations of primary immunodeficiency diseases in children
    Athar Moin
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 5:121-6. 2006
    ..Our findings support the results of other studies that most PIDs have cutaneous features which being their typical aspects are highly suggestive for the diagnosis of PIDs...
  79. doi The effect of IL-28A on human cord blood CD4+ T cells
    Javad Arasteh
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 32:339-47. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify biological activity of IL-28 on cord blood CD4(+) T cells...
  80. doi Determination of HLA-B27 subtypes in Iranian patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Mohamad Hossein Nicknam
    Molecular Immunology Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 7:19-24. 2008
    ..6%). Our results showed a restricted number of HLA-B27 subtypes associated with AS in Iran and an elevated frequency of the B*2705 allele in these patients similar to other Euro-Caucasoid (Aryan) groups in the world...
  81. ncbi Comparative study of the pollen protein contents in two major varieties of Cupressus arizonica planted in Tehran
    Youcef Shahali
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 6:123-7. 2007
    ..The confirmation of these aspects would facilitate the preparation of an effective extract, improving the diagnosis of the allergy to the Cupressus arizonica pollen...
  82. doi Purification and refolding of Escherichia coli-expressed recombinant human interleukin-2
    Samaneh Esfandiar
    Biotechnology Group, Chemical Engineering Department, Tarbiat Modares University, P O Box 14115 143, Tehran, Iran
    Biotechnol Appl Biochem 55:209-14. 2010
    ..Using this method, rhIL-2 was collected at 97% purity and its activity was measured by the lymphocyte transformation test. The measured activity was identical with commercial human interleukin-2...
  83. ncbi Prevalence of asthma related to BMI in adolescents in Tehran, Iran, 2004-2005
    Katayoon Bidad
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, No 62, Dr Gharib st, Keshavarz Blvd, Tehran, 14194, Iran
    Eur J Pediatr 166:453-4. 2007
    ..Both asthma and obesity have become more common in affluent societies during the recent decades, and several studies have shown a correlation between the presence of asthma and obesity...
  84. ncbi CYBB Gene Mutation Detection in an Iranian Patient with Chronic Granulomatous Disease
    Zahra Rezvani
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Children Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 4:103-6. 2005
    ..We also observed a change (-270 CA) in the promoter region which needs further investigation.We would like to pursue this study by analyzing more X-CGD patients to find out the CYBB mutation spectrum in Iranian patients...
  85. ncbi The ex vivo study of synergistic effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, benzo(a)pyrene with ovalbumin on systemic immune responses by oral route
    Kamran Kadkhoda
    Department of Immunology, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, P O Box 14115 331, Tehran, Iran
    Toxicology 199:261-5. 2004
    ..These results suggest that BP may act as a mucosal adjuvant in the gut enhancing systemic Th1 and Th2 immune responses and might play a role in oral immunization and food allergy...
  86. ncbi Systemic and local reactions of bee venom immunotherapy in Iran
    Mohammad Hassan Bemanian
    Department of Pediatrics, Shahid Sadoughi Hospital, School of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 6:203-6. 2007
    ..No patient experienced severe systemic reaction. Cluster protocol for hymenoptera immunotherapy is a reliable method for the treatment of anaphylactic reactions to bee venom. It is safe with low cost and do not need hospitalization...
  87. ncbi Prevalence of type I allergy to natural rubber latex and type IV allergy to latex and rubber additives in operating room staff with glove-related symptoms
    Sara Miri
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:557-63. 2007
    ..Based on this study, we recommend eliminating powdered latex gloves from the operating rooms of the 13 studied general hospitals and support the substitution of powder-free latex gloves...
  88. ncbi Neutropenia in Iranian patients with primary immunodeficiency disorders
    Nima Rezaei
    Haematologica 90:554-6. 2005
    ..The most common disorders were Shwachman-Diamond syndrome, cyclic neutropenia, Kostmann disease, Chediak-Higashi syndrome, hyper IgM syndromes, severe combined immunodeficiency, hyper IgE syndrome, and common variable immunodeficiency...
  89. ncbi Adverse drug reactions in a department of pediatric surgery
    Shockrollah Farrokhi
    J Trop Pediatr 52:72-3. 2006
  90. ncbi DNA banking of primary immunodeficiency disorders in iran
    Anna Isaian
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 5:201-2. 2006
    ..DNA banking is a useful method for further detection of mutation in immunodeficient patients and prenatal diagnosis for presence or absence of the disorder in the fetus which can be confirmed by molecular genetics testing...
  91. ncbi Toxic epidermal necrolysis associated with concomitant use of lamotrigine and carbamazepine: a case report
    Parvin Mansouri
    Arch Dermatol 141:788-9. 2005