Wassim Chehadeh

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Affiliation: Kuwait University
Country: Kuwait

Publications

  1. pmc Molecular characterization of BK and JC viruses circulating among potential kidney donors in Kuwait
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Jabriya 13310, Kuwait
    Biomed Res Int 2013:683464. 2013
  2. doi Genotypic diversity of polyomaviruses circulating among kidney transplant recipients in Kuwait
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 85:1624-31. 2013
  3. doi Differential TLR7-mediated expression of proinflammatory and antiviral cytokines in response to laboratory and clinical enterovirus strains
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13310, Kuwait
    Virus Res 174:88-94. 2013
  4. doi Risk factors for the development of diabetes mellitus in chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 4 infection
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:42-8. 2009
  5. doi Hepatitis C virus infection in a population with high incidence of type 2 diabetes: impact on diabetes complications
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 4:200-6. 2011
  6. doi Severity of liver disease predicts the development of glucose abnormalities in patients with chronic hepatitis B or C following achievement of sustained virological response to antiviral therapy
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 81:610-8. 2009
  7. doi Difference in susceptibility to MxA protein between a coxsackievirus B1 isolate and prototype, impact of serial cell culture passage
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Faculty of Medicine, Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 82:424-32. 2010
  8. doi Phylogenetic analysis of partial L1 gene of 10 human papillomavirus types isolated most commonly from women with normal and abnormal cervical cytology in Kuwait
    Rana Al-Awadhi
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University, P O Box 31470, 90805, Sulaibikhat, Kuwait
    Arch Virol 158:1687-99. 2013
  9. doi Immunocytochemical detection of raf kinase inhibitor protein and human papillomavirus profiling of normal and abnormal cervical ThinPrep samples
    Rana Al-Awadhi
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 57:259-65. 2013
  10. doi Evaluation of the PrimerDesign™ genesig real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction assay and the INFINITI® Respiratory Viral Panel Plus assay for the detection of human metapneumovirus in Kuwait
    Mariam Al-Turab
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 72:358-62. 2012

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Publications16

  1. pmc Molecular characterization of BK and JC viruses circulating among potential kidney donors in Kuwait
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Jabriya 13310, Kuwait
    Biomed Res Int 2013:683464. 2013
    ..Our results suggest high rate of polyomavirus shedding among healthy adults in Kuwait that can jeopardize their suitability for kidney donation. ..
  2. doi Genotypic diversity of polyomaviruses circulating among kidney transplant recipients in Kuwait
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 85:1624-31. 2013
    ..Long follow-up studies are needed to investigate the association of polyomavirus polymorphism or genotypic shift with the development of nephropathy...
  3. doi Differential TLR7-mediated expression of proinflammatory and antiviral cytokines in response to laboratory and clinical enterovirus strains
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13310, Kuwait
    Virus Res 174:88-94. 2013
    ..The results suggest a clear segregation between laboratory and clinical EV strains on the basis of their cytokine induction ability, and a possible role of TLR7-induced proinflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of EV infection...
  4. doi Risk factors for the development of diabetes mellitus in chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 4 infection
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:42-8. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate the viral and host risk factors associated with the development of T2D in patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 4 infection in the absence of liver fibrosis and steatosis...
  5. doi Hepatitis C virus infection in a population with high incidence of type 2 diabetes: impact on diabetes complications
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 4:200-6. 2011
    ..The results suggest that T2D-patients in Kuwait have higher prevalence of HCV infection than controls, and that HCV viremia is associated with diabetes-related complications...
  6. doi Severity of liver disease predicts the development of glucose abnormalities in patients with chronic hepatitis B or C following achievement of sustained virological response to antiviral therapy
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 81:610-8. 2009
    ..These results indicate that high prevalence of glucose abnormalities can be associated with HBV- and HCV-related liver disease, and that clearance of HCV, but not HBV, may improve glucose metabolism...
  7. doi Difference in susceptibility to MxA protein between a coxsackievirus B1 isolate and prototype, impact of serial cell culture passage
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Faculty of Medicine, Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 82:424-32. 2010
    ..These results suggest the presence of MxA-resistant EV variants that may escape innate immunity and cause disease. J. Med. Virol. 82:424-432, 2010. (c) 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  8. doi Phylogenetic analysis of partial L1 gene of 10 human papillomavirus types isolated most commonly from women with normal and abnormal cervical cytology in Kuwait
    Rana Al-Awadhi
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University, P O Box 31470, 90805, Sulaibikhat, Kuwait
    Arch Virol 158:1687-99. 2013
    ..This study is the first on the identification of molecular variants in the Middle East and suggests the circulation of new HPV subtypes and variants in Kuwait, which needs to be confirmed by further analysis of the complete HPV genome. ..
  9. doi Immunocytochemical detection of raf kinase inhibitor protein and human papillomavirus profiling of normal and abnormal cervical ThinPrep samples
    Rana Al-Awadhi
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 57:259-65. 2013
    ..RKIP was evaluated for its ability to distinguish between normal and abnormal cervical samples in the context of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections...
  10. doi Evaluation of the PrimerDesign™ genesig real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction assay and the INFINITI® Respiratory Viral Panel Plus assay for the detection of human metapneumovirus in Kuwait
    Mariam Al-Turab
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 72:358-62. 2012
    ..hMPV types A and B could be identified in this study; however, discordant genotyping results were found between the direct sequencing method and the INFINITI(®) RVP-Plus assay in 33% of hMPV-positive patients...
  11. doi Different norovirus genotypes in patients with gastroenteritis in Kuwait
    Amirah Al-Rashidi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 85:1611-8. 2013
    ..12, GII.b, GII.3, GII.8, and GII.7. This study highlights the importance of screening for norovirus infection in acute gastroenteritis and having a reporting system to understand better the epidemiology of norovirus infection in Kuwait...
  12. doi Viral load of human papillomavirus in women with normal and abnormal cervical cytology in Kuwait
    Rana Al-Awadhi
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Infect Dev Ctries 7:130-6. 2013
    ..Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by persistent infection. This study was conducted to ascertain whether there is a difference in HPV load in cervical samples with normal and abnormal cervical cytology reports in Kuwait...
  13. doi Distribution of human papillomavirus among women with abnormal cervical cytology in Kuwait
    Rana Al-Awadhi
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University, Sulaibikhat 90805, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:107-14. 2013
    ..The findings are consistent with the hypothesis that HPV infection is the primary cause of cervical neoplasia. They support HPV vaccine research to prevent cervical cancer and efforts to develop HPV DNA diagnostic tests...
  14. doi Human metapneumovirus in patients with respiratory tract infection in Kuwait
    Mariam Al-Turab
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 83:1811-7. 2011
    ..This is the first study demonstrating the prevalence of hMPV infection in Kuwait, and suggests that hMPV infection is prevalent in infants and elderly patients with lower respiratory tract infection...
  15. doi Prevalence of human papillomavirus among women with normal cervical cytology in Kuwait
    Rana Al-Awadhi
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Virol 83:453-60. 2011
    ..39% of young females living in Kuwait. However, more extensive population-based studies should be undertaken before implementing HPV vaccination...
  16. doi Antibody-mediated opsonization of red blood cells in parvovirus B19 infection
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, Safat 13310 Kuwait
    Virology 390:56-63. 2009
    ..Furthermore, IgG samples preincubated with heated B19 particles exposing VP1-unique (VP1u) region were unable to opsonize RBCs. These observations clearly suggest a role for anti-VP1u IgG in the opsonization of RBC-bound B19 particles...