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First study in Qatar to reveal high Legionella counts in cooling towers.
( World Health Organization (WHO) , 2017 , Article)
Legionella spp. is transmitted from water to humans by aerosol-generating devices, including cooling towers (CTs). There have not been published reports about Legionella in these systems in Qatar. Ten CTs in Qatar University ...
In silico and in vivo models for Qatari-Specific classical homocystinuria as basis for development of novel therapies.
( Wiley , 2018 , Article)
Homocystinuria is a rare inborn error of methionine metabolism caused by cystathionine β-synthase (CBS) deficiency. The prevalence of homocystinuria in Qatar is 1:1,800 births, mainly due to a founder Qatari missense ...
Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Seroprevalence among Different National Populations of Middle East and North African Males.
( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2018 , Article)
BACKGROUND: There are limited data on herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). We examined country- and age-specific HSV-2 seroprevalence among select MENA populations ...
Dengue and chikungunya seroprevalence among Qatari nationals and immigrants residing in Qatar.
( Public Library of Science , 2019 , Article)
The objective of this study is to characterize the seroprevalence of anti-dengue (DENV) and anti-chikungunya (CHIKV) antibodies among blood donors residing in Qatar who are Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nationals and ...
Prevalence and molecular profiling of Epstein Barr virus (EBV) among healthy blood donors from different nationalities in Qatar.
( Public Library of Science , 2017 , Article)
The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is the causative agent of infectious mononucleosis. EBV is highly prevalent lymphotropic herpesvirus and has been linked to several malignancies. Transmission is generally by oral secretions, ...
SARS-CoV-2 Infection Is at Herd Immunity in the Majority Segment of the Population of Qatar.
( Oxford University Press , 2021 , Article)
Qatar experienced a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic that disproportionately affected the craft and manual worker (CMW) population, who comprise 60% of the total population. This study ...