Momtaz O Wasfy

Summary

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Postwar re-restablishment and activation of laboratory capacity for disease surveillance in southern Iraq, 2003
    Momtaz O Wasfy
    WHO, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean EMRO, Cairo, Egypt
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:271-3. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends of multiple-drug resistance among Salmonella serotype Typhi isolates during a 14-year period in Egypt
    Momtaz O Wasfy
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit Number 3, FPO AE 09835 0007, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1265-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing meningitis in Egypt, 1998-2003
    Momtaz O Wasfy
    U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:958-64. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Rapid enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the diagnosis of human brucellosis in surveillance and clinical settings in Egypt
    Moustafa A Fadeel
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit 3, PSC 452, Box 5000 Attn Code 304A, FPO AE 09835 0007, USA
    Saudi Med J 27:975-81. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Brucellosis as a cause of acute febrile illness in Egypt
    Gregory J Jennings
    US Naval Medical Research Unit 3 NAMRU 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:707-13. 2007
  6. pmc Cross-species surveillance of Leptospira in domestic and peri-domestic animals in Mahalla City, Gharbeya Governorate, Egypt
    Stephen A Felt
    Laboratory Unit, United States Naval Medical Research Unit 3, Imtidad Ramses Street, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:420-5. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from Egypt using multilocus sequence typing
    John D Klena
    US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:309-14. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in pathogens causing nosocomial bloodstream infections in university hospitals in Egypt
    Tamer Saied
    Global Disease Detection and Response Program, US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Infect Control 39:e61-5. 2011
  9. pmc Evaluation of dipstick serologic tests for diagnosis of brucellosis and typhoid Fever in egypt
    Tharwat F Ismail
    U S Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3509-11. 2002
  10. doi request reprint A simple technique for long-term preservation of leptospires
    Ahmed Samir
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Basic Microbiol 53:299-301. 2013

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Postwar re-restablishment and activation of laboratory capacity for disease surveillance in southern Iraq, 2003
    Momtaz O Wasfy
    WHO, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean EMRO, Cairo, Egypt
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:271-3. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends of multiple-drug resistance among Salmonella serotype Typhi isolates during a 14-year period in Egypt
    Momtaz O Wasfy
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit Number 3, FPO AE 09835 0007, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1265-8. 2002
    ..The observed resurgence of chloramphenicol susceptibility (P=.002) may suggest reuse of this drug for the treatment of typhoid fever in Egypt...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing meningitis in Egypt, 1998-2003
    Momtaz O Wasfy
    U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:958-64. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Rapid enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the diagnosis of human brucellosis in surveillance and clinical settings in Egypt
    Moustafa A Fadeel
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit 3, PSC 452, Box 5000 Attn Code 304A, FPO AE 09835 0007, USA
    Saudi Med J 27:975-81. 2006
    ..To optimize and standardize an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for rapid diagnosis of human brucellosis in clinical cases identified during a surveillance study for acute febrile illness (AFI)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Brucellosis as a cause of acute febrile illness in Egypt
    Gregory J Jennings
    US Naval Medical Research Unit 3 NAMRU 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:707-13. 2007
    ..The high incidence of brucellosis in Fayoum highlights its public health importance, and the need to implement prevention strategies in humans and animals...
  6. pmc Cross-species surveillance of Leptospira in domestic and peri-domestic animals in Mahalla City, Gharbeya Governorate, Egypt
    Stephen A Felt
    Laboratory Unit, United States Naval Medical Research Unit 3, Imtidad Ramses Street, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:420-5. 2011
    ..Data indicate that several pathogenic serovars are circulating in the animals, which may pose exposure risks and account for high rates of acute febrile illness...
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from Egypt using multilocus sequence typing
    John D Klena
    US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:309-14. 2012
    ..Of 19 sequence types detected, five were unique to Africa and 10 were not observed previously in the MLST database. The information obtained illustrates the changing dynamics of meningitis after vaccine introduction in Egypt...
  8. doi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in pathogens causing nosocomial bloodstream infections in university hospitals in Egypt
    Tamer Saied
    Global Disease Detection and Response Program, US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Infect Control 39:e61-5. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to identify bacterial pathogens isolated from nosocomial BSIs and determine their AMR patterns...
  9. pmc Evaluation of dipstick serologic tests for diagnosis of brucellosis and typhoid Fever in egypt
    Tharwat F Ismail
    U S Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3509-11. 2002
    ..Both dipsticks were simple and accurate rapid diagnostic assays, and they can be useful adjuncts for the diagnosis of typhoid fever and brucellosis...
  10. doi request reprint A simple technique for long-term preservation of leptospires
    Ahmed Samir
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Basic Microbiol 53:299-301. 2013
    ..The results suggest a very simple and useful technique for long-term preservation of such Leptospira...
  11. pmc Genetic characterization of antimicrobial resistance of Shigella flexneri 1c isolates from patients in Egypt and Pakistan
    Salwa F Ahmed
    Research Science Directorate, United States Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 12:9. 2013
    ..Shigella flexneri serotype 1c emerged as a critical isolate from children in Egypt and Pakistan. The pattern of antimicrobial susceptibility (AMS) and resistance genes of this serotype have yet to be characterized...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic diversity of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) isolated from cases of travelers' diarrhea in Kenya
    Hind I Shaheen
    Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Int J Infect Dis 7:35-8. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Retrospective serosurvey of leptospirosis among patients with acute febrile illness and hepatitis in Egypt
    Tharwat F Ismail
    US Naval Medical Research Unit 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1085-9. 2006
    ..In addition, laboratory capacity should be developed at fever hospitals to diagnose leptospirosis...
  14. pmc Estimating the incidence of typhoid fever and other febrile illnesses in developing countries
    John A Crump
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop A38, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:539-44. 2003
    ..This surveillance tool could have wide applications for surveillance for febrile illness in developing countries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Concurrent infections in acute febrile illness patients in Egypt
    Tina M Parker
    United States Naval Medical Unit No 3, FPO AE 09835, Cairo, Egypt 09835
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:390-2. 2007
    ..Most coinfected patients lived or worked in rural agricultural areas. The high coinfection rates suggest that defining the etiologies of AFI is imperative in guiding proper disease treatment, prevention, and control strategies in Egypt...