Dr. Reza  Ghotaslou
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Dr. Reza Ghotaslou

Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Molecular Sciences from Tabriz University, Iran

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Dr. Reza Ghotaslou is currently working as Associate Professor at Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, and Tabriz, Iran. He has completed his Ph.D. in Molecular Sciences from Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran. He is member of Iranian Microbiological Association. He has published 51 research articles in journals as well as 15 presentations contributed as author/co-author. He also completed 11 granted research projects. He has supervised 44 students thesis.

Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
Cell Biology
Molecular Biology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Leila Y., R. Ghotaslou, M.T. Akhi, M. Asgharzadeh, M.R. Nahaei , M.H. Somi and M. Rafeey, 2015. Frequency of helicobacter pylori blood-group antigen-binding adhesion 2 and sialic acid binding adhesion genes among dyspeptic patients in Tabriz, Iran. J. Anal. Res. Clin. Med., .
  2. Ghotaslou, R., F. Yeganeh, S.B. Salahi-Eshlaqi and H.E. Leylabadlo, 2015. Etiology of acute bacterial meningitis in Iran: a systematic review. Acta Med. Iran., .
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  3. Akhi, M.T., R. Ghotaslou, M. Asgharzade, M. Varshochi, T. Pirzadeh, M.Y. Memar, A.Z. Bialvaei, H.S. Yarijan and N. Alizadeh, 2015. Bacterial etiology and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of diabetic foot infections in Tabriz, Iran. GMS GMS Hyg Infect Control., 10.3205/dgkh000245.
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  4. Akhi M.T., R. Ghotaslou, S. Beheshtipor, M. Asgharzade, T. Pirzade, B. Asghari, N. Alizade, A. Tolou, V. Soryaei and Y. Memar, 2015. Investigation of antibiotic susceptibility pattern of aerobic and anerobic bacteria isolated from surgical site infection of hospitalized patients in Emam Reza hospital. Jundishapor J. Microbiol., 10.5812/jjm.20309v2.
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  5. Ghotaslou, R., M. Aghazadeh, M.A. Rezaee, M.H. Moshafi, H. Forootanfar, Z. Hojabri and F. Saffari, 2014. The prevalence of aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes among coagulase negative staphylococci in Iranian pediatric patients. J. Infect. Chemother., 20: 569-573.
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  6. Aghazadeh M., R. Ghotaslou, M.A. Rezaee, M.H. Moshafi, F. Saffari, 2014. Determination of antimicrobial resistance profile and inducible clindamycin resistance of coagulase negative staphylococci in pediatric patients. World J. Pediatrics, .
  7. Yaeghob S., A. Hasani, R. Ghotaslou, B. Naghili, M. Aghazadeh, M. Milani and A. B.azmani, 2013. Virulence and antimicrobial resistance in enterococci isolated from urinary tract infections. Adv. Pharm. Bull., 3: 197-201.
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  8. Reza, G., M. Milani, M.T. Akhi, M.R. Nahaei, A. Hasani, M.S. Hejazi and M. Meshkini, 2013. Diversity of helicobacter pylori caga and vaca genes and its relationship with clinical outcomes in Azerbaijan, Iran. Adv. Pharm. Bull., 3: 57-62.
  9. Reza, G., M. Milani , M.T. Akhi , M.S. Hejazi , M.R. Nahaei, M.R. Nahaei, A. Hasani and Y. Sharifi, 2013. Relationship between drug resistance and cagA gene in helicobacter Pylori. Jundishapur J. Microbiol., 6: 8480-8480.
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  10. Mandana R., R. Ghotaslou, M. Milani, N. Farokhi and M. Ghojazadeh, 2013. Association between helicobacter pylori, cagA, and vacA Status and clinical presentation in Iranian children. Jundishapur J. Microbiol., 23: 551-556.
  11. Kianoosh D., T.Z. Salehi. R. Ghotaslou and M. Milani, 2013. Evaluation of antimicrobial susceptibility of helicobacter pylori to common antibiotics in Tabriz, northwest of Iran. Annals Biol. Res., 4: 118-122.
  12. Ghotaslou, R.,B.S. Eshlaghi, F. Yeganeh and A. Yaghoubi, 2013. Molecular diagnosis of bacterial infective endocarditis in Tabriz, Azerbaijan. J Cardiovasc. Thorac. Res., 5: 153-155.
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  13. Ghotaslou, R., S. Sharifi, M.T. Akhi and M.H. Soroush, 2013. Epidemiology, clinical features, and laboratory detection of mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in east Azerbaijan, Iran. Turk. J. Med. Sci., 43: 521-524.
  14. Ghotaslou, R., F.Y. Sefidan1, M.T. Akhi, M.H. Soroush and M.S. Hejazi, 2013. Detection of legionella contamination in Tabriz hospitals by PCR assay. Adv. Pharm. Bull., 3: 131-134.
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  15. Ali K. and R. Ghotalou, 2013. Preparation, physicochemical characterization and performance evaluation of gold nanoparticles in radiotherapy. Adv. Pharm. Bull., 3: 425-428.
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  16. Akhi, M.T., R. Ghotaslou, M. Shirinzadeh, T. Pirzadeh and M.N. Behzad, 2013. Comparison of E test and disk diffusion test for antibiotic resistance testing of enterotoxigenic and non-enterotoxigenic bacteroides fragilis isolated from stools. Jundishapur J. Microbiol., 10.5812/jjm.9800.
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  17. Akhi, M.T., M. Shirinzadeh , R. Ghotaslou , M.H. Sorous , T. Pirzadeh and M.N. Behzad, 2013. Determination of antibiotic sensitivity of bacteroid fragilis isolated from patients and healthy individuals in imam reza center of medical teaching and treatment-Tabriz. Jundishapur J. Microbiol., 6: 7880-7880.
  18. Sharifi, Y., A. Hasani, R. Ghotaslou, M. Varshochi, A. Hasani, M.H. Soroush, M. Aghazadeh and M. Milani, 2012. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci among clinical isolates from north-west iran: identification of therapeutic surrogates. J. med. Microbiol., 61: 600-602.
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  19. Sharifi, Y., A. Hasani, R. Ghotaslou, M. Varshochi, A. Hasani, M. Aghazadeh and M. Milani, 2012. Survey of virulence determinants among vancomycin resistant enterococcus faecalis and enterococcus faecium isolated from clinical specimens of hospitalized patients of North west of Iran. Open microbiol. J., 6: 34-39.
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  20. Milani, M., R. Ghotaslou, M.T. Akhi, M.R. Nahaei, A. Hasani, M.H. Somi, M. Rafeey and Y. Sharifi, 2012. The status of antimicrobial resistance of helicobacter pylori in eastern Azerbaijan, Iran: comparative study according to demographics. J. Infect. Chemother., 18: 848-852.
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  21. Hasani, A., Y. Sharifi, R. Ghotaslou and B.N. Mohammad, 2012. Aghazadeh molecula screening of virulence genes in high level resistant gentamycin Enterococcus fecalis isolated from clinical specimens in Northwest of Iran. J. Med. Microbiol., 30: 175-181.
  22. Ghotaslou, R. and N. Bahrami, 2012. Antimicrobial activity of chlorhexidine, peracetic acid/Peroxide hydrogen and alcohol based compound on isolated bacteria in Madani Heart Hospital, Tabriz, Azerbaijan, Iran. Adv. Pharm. Bull., 2: 57-59.
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  23. Bonab, Z.H., S. Farajnia, R. Ghotaslou and E. Nikkhah, 2012. Evaluation of nested PCR method for diagnosis of meningitis due to Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae. Turk. J. Biol., 36: 727-731.
  24. Akhi, M.T., Y. Khalili, R. Ghottaslou and M. Aghazadeh, 2012. Prevalence of PER-1-type extended-spectrum beta-lactamaes in clinical strains of pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from Tabriz, Iran. Iran. J. basic med. Sci., 15: 678-682.
  25. Ghotaslou, R., S. Negargar, K. Hashemzadeh and A. Mahmodpor, 2009. Safarpor. Intravenous catheter colonization and related bloodstream infection in Madani Heart center. J Cardiovasc. Thorc. Res., 1: 13-16.
  26. Ghotaslou, R., N. Asalanabady and R. Parvizi, 2009. Hepatitis A virus and coronary artery diseases. J. Cardiovasc. Thorac. Res., 1: 43-45.
  27. Hashemzadeh, K., R. Ghotaslpou and M. Dehdilani, 2008. Intravascular catheter colonization and related blood stream infection in the Heart surgery Intensive Care Unit. Saudi Med. J., 29: 1018-1023.
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  28. Ghotaslou, R., R. Parvizi, N. Safaei and S. Yousefi, 2008. A case of Aspergillus fumigatus Mediastinitis after heart surgery in Madani heart center, Tabriz, Iran. Prog. Cardiovasc. Nurs., 23: 133-135.
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  29. Ghotaslou, R., N. Aslanabadi and M. Ghojazadeh, 2008. Hepatitis B virus infection and the risk of coronary atherosclerosis. Annals Acad. Med. Singapore, 37: 913-915.
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  30. Ghotaslou, R., A. Yaghobi and R. Mahmodian, 2008. Mediastinitis after cardiac surgery in Madani Heart Center, Tabriz, Iran. Japanese J. Infect. Dis., 61: 318-320.
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  31. Fard, A., R. Ghotaslou and S. Zafardoost, 2008. Study on colonization of group B streptococcus and relation with prenatal complication in pregnant women referred to Alzahra hospital. Res. J. Biol. Sci., 397: 726-726.
  32. Rafee, M. and R. Ghotaslou, 2007. Primary resistance in Helicobacter pylori isolated in children from Iran. J. Infect Chemother., 13: 291-295.
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  33. Hejazi, M.S. and R. Ghotaslou, 2007. HCV genotyping in Northwest Iran. Biotechnology, 6: 302-308.
  34. Ghotaslou R, Z. Ghorashi and M.R. Nahaei, 2007. Klebsiella pneumoniae in neonatal sepsis: a 3 year study in pediatric hospital of Tabriz, Iran. Jpn. J. infect. Dis., .
  35. Ghotaslou, R., S.Z.A.D. Gharashi, E. Heidari and S. Nikvash, 2005. Microbial agents of the conjunctiva infection in patients hospitalized in Tabriz pediatric hospital. Res. Sci. J. Ardabil Univ. Med. Sci. Health Services, 4: 47-51.
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  36. Ghotaslou, R., 2005. Evaluation of the in vitro antibacterial activity of cefepime on a number of medically important bacteria in Tabriz pediatrics medical center. Pharm. Sci. J. Tabriz Univ. Med. Sci., 1: 15-20.
  37. Ghotaslou, R. and S.A. Oskouie, 2005. The in vitro activity of ciprofloxacin on isolated organism from urinary tract infection in a pediatric hospital. Sci. J. Tabriz Univ. Med. Sci., 2: 29-32.
  38. Ghotaslou R., B. Kazemi and F. Megraud, 2005. Value of urease test in the detection of Helicobacter pylori infections. J. Jahrom Med. Sch., 2: 5-9.
  39. Kazemi, B. and R. Ghotaslou, 2004. Comparative study on HCV detection in Iranian patients by RT-PCR and ELIS techniques during 2001-2003. J. Med. Sci., 4: 132-135.