M Talaat

Summary

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A Point Prevalence Survey of Antibiotic Use in 18 Hospitals in Egypt
    Maha Talaat
    Global Disease Detection and Response Center, US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo 11517, Egypt
    Antibiotics (Basel) 3:450-60. 2014
  2. pmc Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in the AFHSC-GEIS network
    William G Meyer
    Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, 11800 Tech Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
  3. pmc Effects of hand hygiene campaigns on incidence of laboratory-confirmed influenza and absenteeism in schoolchildren, Cairo, Egypt
    Maha Talaat
    US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3 NAMRU 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:619-25. 2011
  4. ncbi Sentinel surveillance for patients with acute hepatitis in Egypt, 2001-04
    M Talaat
    US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 16:134-40. 2010
  5. ncbi Case-control study to evaluate risk factors for acute hepatitis B virus infection in Egypt
    M Talaat
    US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 16:4-9. 2010
  6. doi Surveillance of catheter-associated urinary tract infection in 4 intensive care units at Alexandria university hospitals in Egypt
    Maha Talaat
    Infection Control Unit, International Emerging Infections Program IEIP, US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Infect Control 38:222-8. 2010
  7. ncbi Injection prescribing patterns in public health care facilities in Egypt
    C Bodenschatz
    Infection Control Unit, US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 15:1440-8. 2009
  8. ncbi Determinants of hand hygiene compliance in Egypt: building blocks for a communication strategy
    A L Lohiniva
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 21:665-70. 2015
  9. ncbi School non-enrollment and its relation with health and schistosomiasis knowledge, attitudes and practices in rural Egypt
    S I Mekheimar
    Department of Community and Social Medicine, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Imbaba, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 11:392-401. 2005
  10. ncbi Diastolic dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell anemia: is there a role for L-carnitine treatment?
    A el-Beshlawy
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Acta Haematol 115:91-6. 2006

Collaborators

  • F J Mahoney
  • David P Calfee
  • Salma Afifi
  • A L Lohiniva
  • William G Meyer
  • C Bodenschatz
  • A el-Beshlawy
  • S I Mekheimar
  • E Ahmed
  • S Hafez
  • E Kamel
  • T Saeed
  • H Bassim
  • Luther Lindler
  • John Klena
  • Uzo Chukwuma
  • Isabelle Nakhla
  • Steven Tobias
  • Michael Ellis
  • Duane Hospenthal
  • Todd Myers
  • Glenn Wortmann
  • Clinton K Murray
  • Ryan Maves
  • Kurt Jerke
  • Anthony Hawksworth
  • Max Wu
  • Rosa Ergas
  • David L Blazes
  • Douglas Walsh
  • David Metzgar
  • Julie A Pavlin
  • E Radwan
  • A Kandeel
  • A V Hoffbrand
  • H Isma'eel
  • E Aoun
  • A Taher
  • E Abd El Raouf
  • F Mostafa

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc A Point Prevalence Survey of Antibiotic Use in 18 Hospitals in Egypt
    Maha Talaat
    Global Disease Detection and Response Center, US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo 11517, Egypt
    Antibiotics (Basel) 3:450-60. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in the AFHSC-GEIS network
    William G Meyer
    Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, 11800 Tech Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
    ..This section documents the accomplishments and activities of the network through AFHSC-GEIS partners in 2009...
  3. pmc Effects of hand hygiene campaigns on incidence of laboratory-confirmed influenza and absenteeism in schoolchildren, Cairo, Egypt
    Maha Talaat
    US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3 NAMRU 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:619-25. 2011
    ..0001 for each illness). An intensive hand hygiene campaign was effective in reducing absenteeism caused by these illnesses...
  4. ncbi Sentinel surveillance for patients with acute hepatitis in Egypt, 2001-04
    M Talaat
    US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 16:134-40. 2010
    ..8% hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. This surveillance system was useful in identifying the variable endemicity of acute HAV infection in different regions and for better understanding the epidemiology of HBV and HCV infection...
  5. ncbi Case-control study to evaluate risk factors for acute hepatitis B virus infection in Egypt
    M Talaat
    US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 16:4-9. 2010
    ..Efforts should be made to implement strict infection control standards in Egypt...
  6. doi Surveillance of catheter-associated urinary tract infection in 4 intensive care units at Alexandria university hospitals in Egypt
    Maha Talaat
    Infection Control Unit, International Emerging Infections Program IEIP, US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Infect Control 38:222-8. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Injection prescribing patterns in public health care facilities in Egypt
    C Bodenschatz
    Infection Control Unit, US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 15:1440-8. 2009
    ..Most injections (94.7%) could have been replaced by a suitable oral preparation. Further efforts are needed to enforce the essential medicines programme in Egypt to improve rational drug prescribing...
  8. ncbi Determinants of hand hygiene compliance in Egypt: building blocks for a communication strategy
    A L Lohiniva
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 21:665-70. 2015
    ..A multi-faceted hand hygiene strategy was developed based on existing cultural concepts valued by the hospital staff. ..
  9. ncbi School non-enrollment and its relation with health and schistosomiasis knowledge, attitudes and practices in rural Egypt
    S I Mekheimar
    Department of Community and Social Medicine, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Imbaba, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 11:392-401. 2005
    ..7% enrolled and 65.8% non-enrolled). Education and health policies should tackle perceived barriers. Introduction..
  10. ncbi Diastolic dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell anemia: is there a role for L-carnitine treatment?
    A el-Beshlawy
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Acta Haematol 115:91-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, L-carnitine deserves a rigorous large-scale randomized clinical trial to evaluate its potential benefits as treatment for SCD patients with cardiac complications...