Ali Reza Khosravi


Affiliation: University of Tehran
Country: Iran


  1. Khosravi A, Behzad F, Sabokbar A, Shokri H, Haddadi S, Masoudi Nejad A. Molecular typing of Epidermophyton floccosum isolated from patients with dermatophytosis by RAPD-PCR. J Basic Microbiol. 2010;50 Suppl 1:S68-73 pubmed publisher
    ..RAPD-PCR provided a rapid and practical tool for identification of E. floccosum isolates, which was independent of morphological characteristics, and enhanced laboratory diagnosis of dermatophytosis. ..
  2. Khosravi A, Shokri H, Sharifrohani M, Mousavi H, Moosavi Z. Evaluation of the antifungal activity of Zataria multiflora, Geranium herbarium, and Eucalyptus camaldolensis essential oils on Saprolegnia parasitica-infected rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) eggs. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012;9:674-9 pubmed publisher
    ..camaldolensis (7%), G. herbarium (3%), and negative control (1%). Zataria multiflora and E. camaldolensis were more effective than G. herbarium for the treatment of S. parasitica-infected rainbow trout eggs in aquaculture environment...
  3. Khosravi A, Alheidary S, Nikaein D, Asghari N. Aspergillus fumigatus conidia stimulate lung epithelial cells (TC-1 JHU-1) to produce IL-12, IFNγ, IL-13 and IL-17 cytokines: Modulatory effect of propolis extract. J Mycol Med. 2018;28:594-598 pubmed publisher
    ..With respect to the obtained results, propolis extract might be contributed to decrease Th2 responses in allergic asthma phenomenon. However more investigations must be done in future to fully understand its efficacy. ..
  4. Khosravi A, Fatahinia M, Shokri H, Yadegari M. Allergens from Fusarium solani identified by immunoblotting in asthma patients In Iran. Arh Hig Rada Toksikol. 2012;63:1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..5 kDa, 64.5 kDa, 69 kDa, 72 kDa, and 97 kDa. Our results suggest that various allergenic components of F. solani may produce symptoms of asthma in susceptible individuals and they call for further research. ..
  5. Khosravi A, Shokri H, Darvishi S, Taghavi M. Immunomodulatory efficacy of ethanol extract of propolis on tumor-bearing mice with disseminated candidiasis. J Mycol Med. 2014;24:e143-8 pubmed publisher
  6. Soltani M, Khosravi A, Shokri H, Sharifzadeh A, Balal A. A study of onychomycosis in patients attending a dermatology center in Tehran, Iran. J Mycol Med. 2015;25:e81-7 pubmed publisher
    ..1%) and dermatophytes in 4 (11.5%) patients. This study demonstrated that Candida species were the main agents causing onychomycosis in our region and accurate diagnosis of onychomycosis was based on direct microscopy and fungal culture. ..
  7. Sharifzadeh A, Khosravi A, Shokri H, Sharafi G. Antifungal effect of Trachyspermum ammi against susceptible and fluconazole-resistant strains of Candida albicans. J Mycol Med. 2015;25:143-50 pubmed publisher
    ..This study showed that all clinical C. albicans isolates were susceptible to T. ammi essential oil, indicating a significant reduction in the yeast growth in exponential phase. ..
  8. Khosravi A, Shokri H, Hassan Al Heidary S, Ghafarifar F. Evaluation of murine lung epithelial cells (TC-1 JHU-1) line to develop Th2-promoting cytokines IL-25/IL-33/TSLP and genes Tlr2/Tlr4 in response to Aspergillus fumigatus. J Mycol Med. 2018;28:349-354 pubmed publisher
    ..fumigatus interaction. ..
  9. Khosravi A, Shokri H, Fahimirad S. Efficacy of medicinal essential oils against pathogenic Malassezia sp. isolates. J Mycol Med. 2016;26:28-34 pubmed publisher
    ..multiflora and T. kotschyanus exhibited the highest inhibitory effects (P<0.05). The essential oils of Z. multiflora and T. kotschyanus showed strong antifungal activity against pathogenic Malassezia species tested. ..

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  1. Khosravi A, Shokri H, Vahedi G. Factors in Etiology and Predisposition of Adult Tinea Capitis and Review of Published Literature. Mycopathologia. 2016;181:371-8 pubmed publisher
    ..T. violaceum was the most common dermatophyte of adult patients. Thus, it is important to consider tinea capitis as a differential diagnosis in immunocompromised adults, even though it is considered to be rare in adults. ..
  2. Sharifzadeh A, Khosravi A, Ahmadian S. Chemical composition and antifungal activity of Satureja hortensis L. essentiall oil against planktonic and biofilm growth of Candida albicans isolates from buccal lesions of HIV(+) individuals. Microb Pathog. 2016;96:1-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, the substantial anti-fungal activity showed by S. hortensis L. EO suggests exploitation of this oil as potential natural anti-biofilm product to deal with the problem of buccal cavity lesion associated with C. albicans. ..
  3. Divband K, Shokri H, Khosravi A. Down-regulatory effect of Thymus vulgaris L. on growth and Tri4 gene expression in Fusarium oxysporum strains. Microb Pathog. 2017;104:1-5 pubmed publisher
    ..vulgaris essential oil. The results suggest that T. vulgaris oil can be considered potential alternative natural fungicide to the synthetic chemicals that are currently used to prevent and control seed-borne diseases. ..
  4. Khosravi A, Sharifzadeh A, Nikaein D, Almaie Z, Gandomi Nasrabadi H. Chemical composition, antioxidant activity and antifungal effects of five Iranian essential oils against Candida strains isolated from urine samples. J Mycol Med. 2018;28:355-360 pubmed publisher
    ..In general, natural compounds are suitable to be used as anti-Candida and antioxidant agents. However in this stage, these compounds could be applied as supplementary agents along with conventional antifungal drugs. ..
  5. Khosravi A, Mansouri P, Saffarian Z, Vahedi G, Nikaein D. Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, a case study and literature review. J Mycol Med. 2018;28:206-210 pubmed publisher
    ..Serum iron was low. TSH hormone level was high and T4 level was low. Giardia cysts were found in stool sample. Mucocutaneous and nail manifestations of the disease were disappeared after a period of Itraconazole therapy. ..
  6. Khosravi A, Eslami A, Shokri H, Kashanian M. Zataria multiflora cream for the treatment of acute vaginal candidiasis. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008;101:201-2 pubmed publisher