N A al-Sweih

Summary

Affiliation: Kuwait University
Country: Kuwait

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance of enterococci isolated at a teaching hospital in Kuwait
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 43:233-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of antibacterial resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Kuwaiti hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:71-5. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Ureaplasma urealyticum infections and seminal quality in infertile and fertile men in Kuwait
    Noura A Al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Androl 33:1323-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Three distinct clones of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii with high diversity of carbapenemases isolated from patients in two hospitals in Kuwait
    N A al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 5:102-8. 2012
  5. pmc Antibacterial resistance and their genetic location in MRSA isolated in Kuwait hospitals, 1994-2004
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    BMC Infect Dis 6:168. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility profile of group B streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae) at the Maternity Hospital, Kuwait
    N Al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University and Maternity Hospital, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 14:260-3. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Spectrum and antibiotic resistance of uropathogens isolated from hospital and community patients with urinary tract infections in two large hospitals in Kuwait
    Noura Al Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 14:401-7. 2005
  8. doi request reprint The prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among men with urethritis in Kuwait
    N A al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Maternity Hospital, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 4:175-9. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae among asymptomatic women attending the Capital Health region clinics in Kuwait
    Noura Ahmed Al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Maternity Hospital Kuwait, Kuwait
    Sex Transm Dis 38:793-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint An outbreak of CTX-M-15-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in an intensive care unit of a teaching hospital in Kuwait
    N Al Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Indian J Med Microbiol 29:130-5. 2011

Collaborators

  • Vincent O Rotimi
  • Wafaa Jamal
  • O A Phillips
  • M Jamal
  • Tsonyo Dimitrov
  • E E Udo
  • N Al Sweih
  • G Al Hashem
  • Edet E Udo
  • E Mokaddas
  • Noura Al Sweih
  • S Mohanakrishnan
  • Z U Khan
  • P John
  • M F Salama
  • R Dhar
  • E M Mokaddas
  • B Matthew
  • M Johny
  • W B Grubb
  • A Al-Asar
  • F G O'Brien
  • L A Mobasher
  • Bobby Noronha
  • I A al-Obaid
  • H H Gomaa
  • Rita Dhar
  • P W J West
  • B Noronha
  • Huda H Gomaa
  • Inaam Al-Obaid
  • Eiman Mokaddas
  • Molly Johny
  • S Ahmad
  • R Chandy
  • L E Jacob
  • B C Noronha
  • T D Chugh

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance of enterococci isolated at a teaching hospital in Kuwait
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 43:233-8. 2002
    ..The results demonstrated a low prevalence of vancomycin resistance among Enterococci in this hospital...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of antibacterial resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Kuwaiti hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:71-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of antibiotic resistance among Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Kuwaiti hospitals...
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Ureaplasma urealyticum infections and seminal quality in infertile and fertile men in Kuwait
    Noura A Al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Androl 33:1323-9. 2012
    ..However, genital mycoplasmas and chlamydial infections appeared to influence semen quality negatively...
  4. doi request reprint Three distinct clones of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii with high diversity of carbapenemases isolated from patients in two hospitals in Kuwait
    N A al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 5:102-8. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the clonal relatedness of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii isolates collected from patients in two teaching hospitals in Kuwait...
  5. pmc Antibacterial resistance and their genetic location in MRSA isolated in Kuwait hospitals, 1994-2004
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    BMC Infect Dis 6:168. 2006
    ..In this study, MRSA isolated from patients in Kuwait hospitals were analyzed for resistance trends and the genetic location of their resistance determinants...
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility profile of group B streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae) at the Maternity Hospital, Kuwait
    N Al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University and Maternity Hospital, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 14:260-3. 2005
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  7. ncbi request reprint Spectrum and antibiotic resistance of uropathogens isolated from hospital and community patients with urinary tract infections in two large hospitals in Kuwait
    Noura Al Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 14:401-7. 2005
    ..To determine the spectrum of microbial etiology and antibiotic resistance pattern of the uropathogens that cause urinary tract infections in 2 large teaching hospitals in Kuwait over a period of 1 year...
  8. doi request reprint The prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among men with urethritis in Kuwait
    N A al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Maternity Hospital, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 4:175-9. 2011
    ..Data on these infections are scanty in the Islamic world, especially Kuwait. The objective of this study was to establish the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae among men with symptomatic urethritis in Kuwait...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae among asymptomatic women attending the Capital Health region clinics in Kuwait
    Noura Ahmed Al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Maternity Hospital Kuwait, Kuwait
    Sex Transm Dis 38:793-7. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of CT and NG in asymptomatic women attending 4 primary health care clinics in the Capital Health region...
  10. doi request reprint An outbreak of CTX-M-15-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in an intensive care unit of a teaching hospital in Kuwait
    N Al Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Indian J Med Microbiol 29:130-5. 2011
    ..This study reports an outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in 14 patients during a 2-month period (August-September, 2008) in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a teaching hospital in Kuwait...
  11. ncbi request reprint Emergence of tigecycline and colistin resistance in Acinetobacter species isolated from patients in Kuwait hospitals
    N A al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Chemother 23:13-6. 2011
    ..4% were MDR. This relatively high prevalence of tigecycline and colistin-resistant isolates indicates an emerging therapeutic problem which may severely compromise the treatment of MDR Acinetobacter spp. infections in Kuwait...
  12. ncbi request reprint A chromosomal location of the mupA gene in Staphylococcus aureus expressing high-level mupirocin resistance
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Antimicrob Chemother 51:1283-6. 2003
    ..To investigate the genetic location of the mupA gene in high-level mupirocin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characterization of high-level aminoglycoside-resistant enterococci in Kuwait hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Microb Drug Resist 10:139-45. 2004
    ..The results demonstrated that AME are common in aminoglycoside-resistant enterococci isolated in Kuwait. However, the absence of a dominant clone suggests that they acquired high-level aminoglycoside independently...
  14. pmc Genetic lineages of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Kuwait hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3514-6. 2008
    ..The ST80 and ST30 clones contained agr allotype 3, cap type 8, and PVL. The results showed that two internationally recognized CAMRSA clones are dominant in Kuwait hospitals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of non-multiresistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (including EMRSA-15) in Kuwait Hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:262-9. 2006
    ..Thus, this study identified the co-existence of two types of nmMRSA, i.e., CA-MRSA and EMRSA-15, in Kuwait hospitals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial resistance and molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Kuwaiti general hospital
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110
    Med Princ Pract 15:39-45. 2006
    ..To investigate antibiotic resistance and genetic relatedness of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolated in a general hospital in Kuwait over a period from 1996 to 1998 and 2001...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sunflower seed husk agar: a new medium for the differentiation of Candida dubliniensis from Candida albicans
    Z U Khan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, 13110, Kuwait
    Indian J Med Microbiol 23:182-5. 2005
    ..dubliniensis from C. albicans and is particularly suited for clinical microbiology laboratories where biochemical or molecular methods for the differentiation of these two species are not available...
  18. ncbi request reprint National surveillance of antimicrobial susceptibility of CTX-M-positive and -negative clinical isolates of Escherichia coli from Kuwait government hospitals
    N Al Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Chemother 22:254-8. 2010
    ..coli to the 3(rd )generation cephalosporins and ciprofloxacin was influenced by the presence of CTX-M ESBL and a high proportion of the CTX-M-producing isolates were in the susceptibility ranges of cefotaxime...
  19. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of linezolid and other antibiotics against Gram-positive bacteria from the major teaching hospitals in Kuwait
    N Al Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Chemother 17:607-13. 2005
    ..In conclusion, all the Gram-positive isolates tested were susceptible to linezolid. With its oral bioavailability profiles, it obviously holds great promise. Our data should be a useful addition to the literature from the Middle East...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of five antianaerobic antibiotics on endotoxin liberation by gram-negative anaerobes
    V O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    J Chemother 12:40-7. 2000
    ..This differential endotoxin release by the B. fragilis group may, in part, explain why B. fragilis sensu stricto, more than the other Bacteroides spp., is usually associated with clinical infections and higher morbidity...