Zohar Mor

Summary

Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Tuberculosis incidence in HIV/AIDS patients in Israel, 1983-2010
    Zohar Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel Ramla Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Ramla, Israel
    PLoS ONE 8:e79691. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Childhood tuberculosis in Israel: epidemiological trends and treatment outcomes, 1999-2010
    Zohar Mor
    Dept of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur Respir J 41:1157-62. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [HIV screening for pregnant women in Israel: evaluation of current selective screening recommendations in the light of the local epidemiology]
    Zohar Mor
    Department of TB and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Harefuah 152:220-3, 246. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Increasing trend of HIV/AIDS among Arab and Jewish male persons in Israel, 1986-2010
    Z Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    HIV Med 14:316-20. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Adult tuberculosis in Israel and migration: trends and challenges between 1999 and 2010
    Z Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1613-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Epidemiology of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in Israel, 1999-2010
    Z Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:229-33. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, sexual practices and STI/HIV prevalence in male sex workers and other men who have sex in Tel Aviv, Israel: a cross-sectional study
    Zohar Mor
    Ramla Department of Health, Ramla, Israel
    Sex Transm Infect 88:574-80. 2012
  8. doi request reprint A case of hepatitis A vaccination failure in an HIV-positive man who had sex with men in Israel
    Z Mor
    Levinsky STI Clinic, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J STD AIDS 23:529-30. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Chest radiography validity in screening pulmonary tuberculosis in immigrants from a high-burden country
    Zohar Mor
    Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Respir Care 57:1137-44. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases in gay and heterosexual men attending an STD clinic in Tel Aviv, Israel: a cross-sectional study
    Zohar Mor
    Levinsky Clinic, Tel Aviv District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:147-51. 2012

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Tuberculosis incidence in HIV/AIDS patients in Israel, 1983-2010
    Zohar Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel Ramla Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Ramla, Israel
    PLoS ONE 8:e79691. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess tuberculosis disease incidence among all PLWHA in Israel and identify populations at high-risk for developing tuberculosis...
  2. doi request reprint Childhood tuberculosis in Israel: epidemiological trends and treatment outcomes, 1999-2010
    Zohar Mor
    Dept of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur Respir J 41:1157-62. 2013
    ..However, children of parents born in countries with a high prevalence of TB are still at high risk of developing TB. Bacteriological confirmation should be encouraged to improve control of childhood TB...
  3. ncbi request reprint [HIV screening for pregnant women in Israel: evaluation of current selective screening recommendations in the light of the local epidemiology]
    Zohar Mor
    Department of TB and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Harefuah 152:220-3, 246. 2013
    ..HIV-infected PW, citizens and non-citizens alike, are eligible for free HIV-care and treatment. This study describes the current recommendations and HIV epidemiology in Israel...
  4. doi request reprint Increasing trend of HIV/AIDS among Arab and Jewish male persons in Israel, 1986-2010
    Z Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    HIV Med 14:316-20. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the HIV/AIDS burdens in Jewish and Arab Israeli males, as HIV/AIDS affects different population groups disproportionally...
  5. doi request reprint Adult tuberculosis in Israel and migration: trends and challenges between 1999 and 2010
    Z Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1613-8. 2012
    ..Israel absorbs many migrants from countries with a high prevalence of tuberculosis (TB)...
  6. doi request reprint Epidemiology of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in Israel, 1999-2010
    Z Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:229-33. 2013
    ..The Israeli national tuberculosis (TB) surveillance system...
  7. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, sexual practices and STI/HIV prevalence in male sex workers and other men who have sex in Tel Aviv, Israel: a cross-sectional study
    Zohar Mor
    Ramla Department of Health, Ramla, Israel
    Sex Transm Infect 88:574-80. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint A case of hepatitis A vaccination failure in an HIV-positive man who had sex with men in Israel
    Z Mor
    Levinsky STI Clinic, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J STD AIDS 23:529-30. 2012
    ..Alternative approaches to develop immunity are needed for non-responders...
  9. doi request reprint Chest radiography validity in screening pulmonary tuberculosis in immigrants from a high-burden country
    Zohar Mor
    Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Respir Care 57:1137-44. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the validity of CXR screening in detecting radiological findings compatible with active PTB or with old healed tuberculosis (OHTB)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases in gay and heterosexual men attending an STD clinic in Tel Aviv, Israel: a cross-sectional study
    Zohar Mor
    Levinsky Clinic, Tel Aviv District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:147-51. 2012
    ..The increase in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Israel during the last decade raises concerns regarding other sexuallytransmitted diseases (STD) in MSM, which are yet undetermined...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis and AIDS in labor migrants in Israel--are we really facing a new challenge?]
    Zohar Mor
    Ramla Health Department, Ministry of Health, Ramla, Israel
    Harefuah 151:175-7, 188. 2012
    ..Early detection of infectious diseases will lead to correct treatment and will reduce the risk of ID transmission in the community...
  12. doi request reprint High-risk behaviour in steady and in casual relationships among men who have sex with men in Israel
    Zohar Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem 91010, Israel
    Sex Transm Infect 87:532-7. 2011
    ..To explore the differences in sexual risk behaviour between men who have sex with men (MSM) with steady partners versus casual partner(s) in the gay community...
  13. doi request reprint Hepatitis A disease following the implementation of universal vaccination: who is at risk?
    Z Mor
    Ramla Sub District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Ramla, Israel
    J Viral Hepat 17:293-7. 2010
    ..Most of the patients who were detected 4-6 years after the implementation of the vaccination programme could be classified into one of the known risk groups for hepatitis A infection or living in a partly vaccinated community...
  14. ncbi request reprint [The Levinsky Walk-in Clinic in Tel Aviv: holistic services to control sexually transmitted diseases in the community]
    Zohar Mor
    Levinsky Clinic, Tel Aviv District Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Israel
    Harefuah 149:503-7, 551. 2010
    ..Many of those interventions are provided by community workers, who are familiar with the unique social behaviors, language, values and life style of the vulnerable populations, and aware of the limitations in adopting safe sex practices...
  15. doi request reprint The contribution of oral sex to male urethral Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections in Tel-Aviv district, Israel
    Z Mor
    Tel Aviv Department of Health, Ministry of Health, E Wolfson Medical Centre, Holon, Israel
    Int J STD AIDS 22:251-5. 2011
    ..Unprotected OS is a common route for NG transmission, and it is suggested that the rise in NG may be attributed to unprotected OS with casual partners or CSWs...
  16. doi request reprint Tuberculosis screening in immigrants from high-prevalence countries: interview first or chest radiograph first? A pro/con debate
    Zohar Mor
    Ramla Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Ramla, Israel
    Respirology 18:432-8. 2013
    ....
  17. pmc Transmission patterns of HIV-subtypes A/AE versus B: inferring risk-behavior trends and treatment-efficacy limitations from viral genotypic data obtained prior to and during antiretroviral therapy
    Boaz Avidor
    Crusaid Kobler AIDS Center, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    PLoS ONE 8:e57789. 2013
    ..We also examined to what extent distinct drug-resistance patterns in subtypes A/AE versus B reflected differences in patient behavior and drug-treatment history...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Aids and the right to privacy]
    Zohar Mor
    Department for Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem
    Harefuah 146:200-5, 245-6. 2007
    ..The authors additionally contend that the adherence to the human rights of HIV patients promotes public health interests of preventing the spread of AIDS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in antimicrobial susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Israel, 2002 to 2007, with special reference to fluoroquinolone resistance
    Michael Dan
    E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 37:451-3. 2010
    ..A total of 27.1% were resistant to ciprofloxacin, with increasing resistance over the years All isolates remain susceptible to ceftriaxone and spectinomycin...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Morbidity and the economic burden of influenza in children in Israel--a clinical, virologic and economic review]
    Amnon Kiro
    KH Sick Fund, Tel Aviv District
    Harefuah 147:960-5, 1031. 2008
    ..A survey of winter morbidity revealed a high incidence of childhood influenza. A clinical, virologic and economic survey of childhood influenza morbidity was conducted to characterize this morbidity...
  21. doi request reprint Pre-immigration screening process and pulmonary tuberculosis among Ethiopian migrants in Israel
    Z Mor
    Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, 20 King David St, P O Box 1176, Jerusalem 91010, Israel
    Eur Respir J 32:413-8. 2008
    ..Pulmonary tuberculosis was diagnosed earlier in the screened group than in the comparison group and the process was found to be both cost-beneficial and cost-effective...
  22. ncbi request reprint Syphilis outbreak among men who have sex with men, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2008-2009
    Tal Brosh-Nissimov
    Infectious Disease Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:152-6. 2012
    ..Outbreaks of syphilis have been described among men who have sex with men (MSM) in many western urban communities in the last few years...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis behind bars in Israel: policy making within a dynamic situation
    Zohar Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:202-6. 2008
    ..The crowded environment of correctional facilities may enhance infectious diseases transmission, such as tuberculosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Pandemic A/H1N1 2009 as an international health event with a global impact]
    Alex Leventhal
    Department of International Relations, Ministry of Health, Israel
    Harefuah 148:804-8, 857. 2009
    ..Regional cooperation with the Palestinian Authority and Jordan before and after this pandemic influenza outbreak is noted...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Human immunodeficiency virus in newborn of infected mothers: pregnancy, breast feeding and prevention]
    Zohar Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Public Health Services, Ministry of Health
    Harefuah 145:682-6, 701. 2006
    ..This recommendation should be combined with medical follow-up for both the mother and her offspring, as well as psychosocial intervention, if needed...
  26. doi request reprint Comparison of tuberculosis surveillance systems in low-incidence industrialised countries
    Z Mor
    Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur Respir J 32:1616-24. 2008
    ..The present study lays collaborative groundwork for additional multinational analyses for the enhancement of global tuberculosis surveillance, which may assist policy-makers in countries moving from medium to low rates of incidence...
  27. doi request reprint Gay men who engage in substance use and sexual risk behaviour: a dual-risk group with unique characteristics
    Z Mor
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J STD AIDS 19:698-703. 2008
    ..6 versus 8.2, P=0.02). In multivariate analyses, Tel-Aviv residency, lower education, performing receptive RUAI, misperception of HIV transmission and limited negotiation skills were positively associated with this dual-risk behaviour...