Antibiotic resistance in bacteria isolated from blood cultures in Shiraz, Southwest Iran

Farshad Kakian; Arman Jobeiri; Zahra Hashemizadeh; Babak Shirazi Yeganeh; Mohammad Motamedifar

Volume 4, Continuous , 2023


  Introduction: Bloodstream infections (BSI) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. In terms of appropriate therapeutic options, antimicrobial drug resistance among bacterial pathogens is a major source of concern. The purpose of this study was to provide local information on ...  Read More

Clinical Epidemiology
Epidemiology of Kidney Stone and Bacterial Strains with Antibiotic Resistance in Shiraz, Southwest of Iran, 2014-2019

Farshad Kakian; Mohammad Ghasemi Palangi; Nahal Hadi

Volume 2, Continuous , 2021


  Background: Urinary stones are one of the major health problems worldwide and a significant part of referrals to physicians. Also, growing antibiotics resistance is an important concern. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of urinary stones and bacterial strains with antibiotic resistance ...  Read More

Molecular Epidemiology
Molecular epidemiology of VIM and IMP-producing Klebsiella isolates from urinary tract infection patients in an educational hospital

Farshad Kakian; Mohammad hoseein Rezaei; Masoud Amiri; saeid janabadi; behnam zamanzad; Abolfazle gholipour; Kourosh Naderi

Volume 1, Continuous , 2020


  Background and aim:  Klebsiella is an opportunistic organism that is the cause of many nosocomial infections. The present study was designed to investigate the molecular epidemiology of Verona integron-encoded metallo-β-lactamase (VIM) and Imipenemase (IMP)-producing Klebsiella isolates in ...  Read More