Immune Response of Infected Lung Cells to Nanofluid Containing Carbon Nanotubes and Antibiotic

Maryam Mehdizadeh; Mojgan Sheikhpour; Iman Salahshourifar; Seyed Davar Siadat; Parvaneh Saffarian

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 49-55

  Background: Klebsiella pneumoniae (K.p) is one of the pathogens causing hospital-acquired infections, which has been prioritized by the WHO due to its increased resistance to a variety of antibiotics. Cytokines are pro-inflammatory markers and their secretion in macrophages changes in pulmonary pneumoniae. ...  Read More

Antimicrobial activity and drug delivery ability of Functionalized Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Nanofluid on staphylococcus aureus

Mojgan Sheikhpour; Hengameh Jannati; Seyed Davar Siadat; Parvaneh Safarian

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 248-256

  Background: Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is a gram-positive bacterium, which has been considered an important nosocomial pathogen worldwide, owing to its increasing antibiotic resistance. Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) made entirely of carbon atoms, through their unique properties, hold great promise in ...  Read More

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Overcoming the antibiotic resistance of Acinetobacter baumannii by using nanofluid containing functionalized carbon nanotubes

Mohammad Reza Yazdani; Mojgan Sheikhpour; Seyed Davar Siadat; Parvaneh Safarian

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 179-187

  Objective: Acinetobacter baumannii is critical for healthcare-associated infections with significant regional differences in the resistance rate, but its risk factors and infection trends have not been well studied. Carbon nanotubes are substantially cylindrical molecules made entirely of carbon atoms ...  Read More