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Molecular epidemiology and genotype distribution of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) among Arab women in the state of Qatar
( BioMed Central Ltd. , 2014 , Article)
Background: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection is the major cause of cervical cancer worldwide. With limited data available on HPV prevalence in the Arab countries, this study aimed to identify the prevalence and ...
Comparative Serological Study for the Prevalence of Anti-MERS Coronavirus Antibodies in High- and Low-Risk Groups in Qatar
( Hindawi Publishing Corporation , 2019 , Article)
Infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) could be asymptomatic or cause mild influenza-like illness. Therefore, the prevalence of MERS-CoV infections in the general population could be ...
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 ...
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, ...
The prevalence of HEV among non-A-C hepatitis in Qatar and efciency of serological markers for the diagnosis of hepatitis E
( BMC , 2021 , Article)
Background: The rapid growth of Qatar in the last two decades has attracted a large influx of immigrant workers who mostly come from HEV-hyperendemic countries. Thus, we aim to investigate the prevalence of HEV among acute ...
Tobacco Use and Its Health Effects among Professional Athletes in Qatar
( Hindawi Limited , 2016 , Article)
The objective of the study was to determine the effects of tobacco use on selected markers of health and lung function in professional athletes. A total of 108 male professional athletes participated in the study from ten ...