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Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets

Formerly: Current Drug Targets - Infectious Disorders

Volume 22, 8 Issues, 2022
ISSN: 2212-3989 (Online)
ISSN: 1871-5265 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets aims to cover all the latest and outstanding developments in medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology, genomics and biochemistry of contemporary molecular targets involved in infectious disorders e.g. disease specific proteins, receptors, enzymes, genes. Each issue of the journal contains a series of timely in-depth reviews/mini-reviews and research articles written by leaders in the field covering a range of current topics on drug targets involved in infectious disorders. As the discovery, identification, characterization and validation of novel human drug targets for anti-infective drug discovery continue to grow, this journal will be essential reading for all pharmaceutical scientists involved in drug design, discovery and development.

Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets

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Volume 21

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Number 8



Perspective Article

The Role of Justicia adhatoda as Prophylaxis for COVID-19 – Analysis Based on Docking

, 21(8): e160921190441

Pugazhenthan Thangaraju*, Sree Sudha TY, Praveen Kumar Pasala, Sri Hari TY, Sajitha Venkatesan and Eswaran Thangaraju


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210119120643


Review Article (Mini-Review)

SARS-CoV-2: An Insight into Detection Tools

, 21(8): e160921189885

Shaghayegh Khanmohammadi, Mohammadreza Tabary, Farnaz Araghi and Seyed Mohammad Tavangar*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666210104151849


Review Article



Review Article

An Updated Review on COVID-19

, 21(8): e160921189190

Mahmoud Ahmed Ebada*, Ahmed Wadaa-Allah, Eshak Bahbah and Ahmed Negida


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666201216165322


Review Article

Natural Derived Nasal Spray; A Proposed Approach for COVID-19 Disease Control

, 21(8): e160921191568

Zahra Hoseini-Tavassol, Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed, Ahmad-Reza Soroush, Zahra Sajjadpour, Shirin Hasani-Ranjbar* and Bagher Larijani


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210218201113


Review Article



Review Article




Articles Ahead of Print


Vaccines for COVID-19: A Systematic Review of Feasibility and Effectiveness


Esmaeil Mehraeen, Omid Dadras, Amir Masoud Afsahi, Amirali Karimi, Mehrzad Mohsseni Pour, Pegah Mirzapour, Alireza Barzegary, Farzane Behnezhad, Pedram Habibi, Mohammad Amin Salehi, Farzin Vahedi, Mohammad Heydari, Shaghayegh Kianzad, Banafsheh Moradmand-Badie, Mohammad Javaherian, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi* and Jean-Marc Sabatier


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210923144837
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Factors Affecting Postpartum Infection: A Systematic Review


Maryam Malmir, Narges Azizi Boroojerdi, Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi* and Paarisa Parsa


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666211129100519
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A Systematic and Meta-Analysis Study on the Prevalence of Tuberculosis and Relative Risk Factors for Prisoners in Iran


Sedigheh Taherpour, Mojtaba Mousavi Bazzaz, Hamidreza Naderi, Saeed Samarghandian, Alireza Amirabadizadeh, Tahereh Farkhondeh and Farshid Abedi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210913111612
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Liver Injury in COVID-19: A Direct Hit or Collateral Damage?


Balasubramaniyan Vairappan*, Gavin Wright, Douglas Corrigal and Ravikumar TS


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210913110500
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A Mini Review on the Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment Options for COVID-19


Farzad Rahmani, Zeynab Ghorbani, Aghigh Ziaeemehr, Sajede Alijannejad, Gordon A Ferns, Majid Khazaei, Soodabeh Shahidsales and Amir Avan*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210301142223
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Abstracts Ahead of Print


Efficacy of VERIGENE® Blood Culture assays in accurately and rapidly detecting Gram-negative and Gram-positive pathogens


Roberto Guevara, Monique G Davis, Michelle A Davis, Sara Ahmed, Sidra Shah, Karla Cuaron and | Suresh J Antony*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526522666220110155719
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COVID-19 in pediatrics: The current knowledge and practice


Esmaeil Mehraeen, Shahram Oliaei, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi*, Amirali Karimi, Pegah Mirzapour, Amir Masoud Afsahi, Alireza Barzegary, Farzin Vahedi, Mahdi Soleymanzadeh, Farzane Behnezhad, Mohammad Javaherian, Ghazal Zargari, Seyed Peyman Mirghaderi, Tayebeh Noori and Jean-Marc Sabatier


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210929121705
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Transmission Modes of COVID-19: A Systematic Review

, 2021; 21(6): 6 - 13

Esmaeil Mehraeen, Mohammad Amin Salehi, Farzane Behnezhad, Hamed Rezakhani Moghaddam and SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666201116095934




Ocular COVID-19: Eyes as a Reservoir to Conceal and Spread SARSCoV- 2

, 2021; 21(4): 480 - 483

Abdul Mannan Baig*, Saara Ahmad, Areeba Khaleeq, Hamna Rafique, Shafiqa Rajput, Mehaer Angez, Ayesha Hameed, Talha Nawaz and Preet Katyara


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520999200729182242



Pleural Effusion as a Sign of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pneumonia: A Case Report

, 2021; 21(3): 468 - 472

Zahra Ahmadinejad, Faeze Salahshour, Omid Dadras, Hesan Rezaei and SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666200609125045



Clinical Effectiveness of a High Dose Versus the Standard Dose of Meropenem in Ventilator-associated Pneumonia Caused by Multidrugresistant Bacteria: A Randomized, Single-blind Clinical Trial

, 2021; 21(2): 274 - 283

Mahila Monajati, Shahram Ala*, Masoud Aliyali, Roya Ghasemian, Fatemeh Heidari, Mohammad Ahanjan, Siavash Moradi, Ali Sharifpour, Mojtaba Mojtahedzadeh and Ebrahim Salehifar


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666200227102013



Monoclonal Antibodies Against Infectious Microbes: So Long and Too Little!

, 2021; 21(1): 4 - 27

Gerard M. Raj*, Rekha Priyadarshini, Sakthibalan Murugesan and Mangaiarkkarasi Adhimoolam


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666200312154649



The In Vitro Study of Anti-leishmanial Effect of Naja naja oxiana Snake Venom on Leishmania major

, 2020; 20(6): 913 - 919

Nastaran Fallahi, Delavar Shahbazzadeh, Fatemeh Maleki, Marjaneh Aghdasi, Fatemeh Tabatabaie* and Khadijeh Khanaliha*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666200106121839




Clinical and Epidemiologic Features of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Children: A 6-year Study from an Iranian Referral Hospital

, 2020; 20(4): 461 - 466

Mohamadreza Abdolsalehi, Babak Pourakbari, Shima Mahmoudi, Mina Moradzadeh, Hossein Keshavarz and Setareh Mamishi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526519666190613123217




Open Access Articles


PZQ Therapy: How Close are we in the Development of Effective Alternative Anti-schistosomal Drugs?

, 2019; 19(4): 337 - 349

Raphael Taiwo Aruleba*, Tayo Alex Adekiya, Babatunji Emmanuel Oyinloye, Priscilla Masamba, Londiwe Simphiwe Mbatha, Ashley Pretorius and Abidemi Paul Kappo




Burden of Multidrug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Among New Cases in Al-Madinah Al-Monawarah, Saudi Arabia

, 2017; 17(1): 14 - 23

Mogahid M. Elhassan, Hassan A. Hemeg, Miskelyemen A. Elmekki, Khalid A. Turkistani and Ahmed A. Abdul-Aziz





Most Cited Articles


Editorial

Counter-regulatory ‘renin-angiotensin’ system-based candidate drugs to treat COVID-19 diseases in SARS-CoV-2-infected patients

, 2020; 20(4): 407-408.

Cédric ANNWEILER, Zhijian CAO, Yingliang WU, Emmanuelle FAUCON, Stéphanie MOUHAT, Hervé KOVACIC and Jean-Marc SABATIER


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666200518073329


Case Report

A patient with COVID-19 disease in a referral hospital in Iran: A typical case

, 2020; 20(4): 559-562.

Fereshteh Ghiasvand, Sepideh Zahak Miandoab, Hamid Harandi, Fereshteh Shahmari Golestan and Seyed Ahmad Seyed Alinaghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666200429115535


Review Article

SARS-CoV-2: The path of prevention and control

, 2021; 21(3): 358-362.

Amal A. Mohamed, Nouran Mohamed, Seham Mohamoud, Fawkia E. Zahran, Rania Abdelmonem Khattab, Dalia Ali El-Damasy, Eman Alsayed and Sherief Abd-Elsalam*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666200520112848




Review Article

Albendazole and treatment of hydatid cyst: Review of the literature

, 2019; 19(2): 101-104.

Azar B. Dehkordi, Behnam Sanei, Morteza Yousefi, Seyedeh M. Sharafi, Farhang Safarnezhad, Rasool Jafari and Hossein Y. Darani*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526518666180629134511



Review Article

Hepatitis C virus: Efficacy of new daas regimens

, 2020; 20(2): 143-149.

Amal Ahmed Mohamed, Naglaa El-Toukhy Ramadan El-Toukhy, Ebada Mohamed Said, Hoda Mohamed Rabie Gabal, Hossameldin AbdelAziz, Wahid Doss, Hadeel El-Hanafi, Hala H. El Deeb, Seham Mahmoud, Mahmoud Elkadeem, Hassan Salama Shalby and Sherief Abd-Elsalam*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526519666190121114003


Systematic Review Article

Efficacy of lopinavir/ritonavir compared with standard care for treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): A systematic review

, August 2021; 21(5): 8-17.

Timotius Ivan Hariyanto, Elizabeth Kristine, Catherine Jillian Hardi and Andree Kurniawan*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666201029125725


Review Article

PZQ therapy: How close are we in the development of effective alternative anti-schistosomal drugs?

, 2019; 19(4): 337-349.

Raphael Taiwo Aruleba*, Tayo Alex Adekiya, Babatunji Emmanuel Oyinloye, Priscilla Masamba, Londiwe Simphiwe Mbatha, Ashley Pretorius and Abidemi Paul Kappo


DOI: 10.2174/1871526519666181231153139


Research Article

Synthesis, biological evaluation and molecular docking studies of new pyrazolines as an antitubercular and cytotoxic agents

, 2019; 19(3): 310-321.

Bontha Venkata Subrahmanya Lokesh*, Y. Rajendra Prasad and Afzal Basha Shaik


DOI: 10.2174/1871526519666181217120626



Research Article

High-level aminoglycoside resistance in enterococcus faecalis and enterococcus faecium; as a serious threat in hospitals

, 2020; 20(2): 223-228.

Mahmoud Khodabandeh, Mohsen Mohammadi , Mohammad Reza Abdolsalehi, Meysam Hasannejad-Bibalan , Mehrdad Gholami , Azadeh Alvandimanesh, Abazar Pournajaf and Ramazan Rajabnia*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526519666181130095954


Research Article

Sofosbuvir, pegylated interferon and ribavirin in the treatment of an Egyptian cohort with hepatitis C virus infection in real-life clinical practice

, 2019; 19(2): 179-184.

Sherief Abd-Elsalam*, Rehab Badawi, Sally Elnawasany, Mohamed Yousef, Loai Mansour, Nehad Hawash, Reham A. Elkhouly, Shaimaa Soliman, Amal Selim, Abdelrahman Kobtan and Asem Elfert


DOI: 10.2174/1871526518666180912121835



Most Accessed Articles

West Nile Viral Meningoencephalitis in an Immunocompetent Female: A Case Report from Western Rajasthan, India

, 2021; 21(7): 2-5.

Kumar S Abhishek, Sarika Tiwari, Prawin Kumar, Vijaya Lakshmi Nag*, Jaya Pamnani and Sarbesh Tiwari


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210615132428


Evaluation of the Binding Affinity of Anti-Viral Drugs against Main Protease of SARS-CoV-2 Through a Molecular Docking Study

, 2021; 21(7): 1-7.

Milon Mondal, Chandan Sarkar, Sarmin Jamaddar, Abul B. R. Khalipha, Muhammad Torequl Islam, Azmi Mahafzah and Mohammad S. Mubarak*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666201207124408



An Overview on COVID-19 Pandemic: from Discovery to Treatment

, 2021; 21(7): 1-6.

Kalpana Panati, Venkatramana Reddy Arva Tatireddygari and Venkata Ramireddy Narala*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666201109115820



Serratia, No Longer an Uncommon Opportunistic Pathogen – Case Series & Review of Literature

, 2021; 21(7): 1-4.

Varsha Gupta, Shiwani Sharma*, Kritika Pal, Poonam Goyal, Deepak Agarwal and Jagdish Chander


DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210222125215


COVID-19 Treatment Success After Repeat Courses of Azithromycin: A Report of Three Cases

, 2021; 21(6): 13-17.

Fereshteh Ghiasvand, Maryam Ghadimi, Sara Sadr, Fatemeh Jafari, Navid Manafi, Zahra Ahmadinejad, Samaneh Tirgar and Seyed Ahmad Seyed Alinaghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520999201126203510





Transmission Modes of COVID-19: A Systematic Review

, 2021; 21(6): 6-13.

Esmaeil Mehraeen, Mohammad Amin Salehi, Farzane Behnezhad, Hamed Rezakhani Moghaddam and SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666201116095934



Pulmonary Valve Endocarditis: A Case Report

, 2021; 21(6): 17-21.

Mahboubeh Hajiabdolbaghi, Arsis Ahmadieh, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi and Maliheh Hassan Nezhad*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520999201203212135



A Patient with COVID-19 Pneumonia Presenting with Plural Effusion: A Case Report

, 2021; 21(6): 14-17.

Fereshteh Ghiasvand, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Samaneh Tirgar, Mohammad Reza Salehi and Banafsheh Moradmand-Badie*


DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666201116095440




Editor-in-Chief

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Jean-Marc Sabatier
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Université de la Méditerranée
Faculté de Médecine Nord
Boulevard Pierre Dramard
13916 - MARSEILLE, Cedex 20
(France)
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Current Drug Targets - Infectious Disorders was launched in 2001 and later renamed in 2006 as Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets.
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