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Hajj abattoirs in Makkah: risk of zoonotic infections among occupational workers.

Vet Med Sci 2019 08 23;5(3):428-434. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine & Department of Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/vms3.169DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6682789PMC
August 2019

Modelling the importation risk of measles during the Hajj.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 Aug;19(8):806

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine & Department of Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Ministry of Health, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30356-1DOI Listing
August 2019

Risk of antibiotic resistant meningococcal infections in Hajj pilgrims.

BMJ 2019 Aug 23;366:l5260. Epub 2019 Aug 23.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Department of Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5260DOI Listing
August 2019

Clinical predictors of mortality of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection: A cohort study.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 May - Jun;29:48-50. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Department of Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2019.03.004DOI Listing
July 2019

Confronting the persisting threat of the Middle East respiratory syndrome to global health security.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 Jul 3. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Division of Infection and Immunity, Center for Clinical Microbiology, University College London, London, UK; NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30347-0DOI Listing
July 2019

"Healthy Hajj 2019" -- what you need to know, before you go.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Jul - Aug;30:1-3. Epub 2019 Jul 11.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia; Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2019.07.006DOI Listing
July 2019

Yellow fever and Hajj 2019: from airline introduction of mosquitoes to expanding geography of transmission and vaccination challenges.

J Travel Med 2019 Jul 19. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taz051DOI Listing
July 2019

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection during pregnancy: Report of two cases & review of the literature.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2019 Jun 2;52(3):501-503. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital ("PMAH"), Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2018.04.005DOI Listing
June 2019

From the "Madding Crowd" to mass gatherings-religion, sport, culture and public health.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Mar - Apr;28:91-97. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Research Department, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health & College of Medicine Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.06.001DOI Listing
May 2019

From Hajj services to Mass Gathering Medicine: Saudi Arabia formalizes a novel discipline.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Mar - Apr;28:105-106. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Research Department, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health & College of Medicine Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.07.007DOI Listing
May 2019

Clinical respiratory infections and pneumonia during the Hajj pilgrimage: A systematic review.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Mar - Apr;28:15-26. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Aix Marseille Univ, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille (AP-HM), Service de Santé des Armées (SSA), Microbes Vecteurs Infections Tropicales et Méditerranéennes (VITROME), Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire-Méditerranée Infection (IHU-Méditerranée Infection), Marseille, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.12.002DOI Listing
May 2019

Native valve Staphylococcus capitis infective endocarditis: a mini review.

Infection 2019 May 11. Epub 2019 May 11.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15010-019-01311-8DOI Listing
May 2019

Meningitis vaccine shortage and the 2019 Hajj mass gathering: market dynamics and epidemic control.

J Travel Med 2019 May 16. Epub 2019 May 16.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taz039DOI Listing
May 2019

Mass gatherings medicine: public health issues arising from mass gathering religious and sporting events.

Lancet 2019 05;393(10185):2073-2084

Division of Infection, University College London, London, UK; NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30501-XDOI Listing
May 2019

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in the last two years: Health care workers still at risk.

Am J Infect Control 2019 May 23. Epub 2019 May 23.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital ("PMAH"), Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.04.007DOI Listing
May 2019

Measles and the 2019 Hajj: the risk of magnifying the global measles surge.

J Travel Med 2019 May 31. Epub 2019 May 31.

University of Bamako, Mali.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taz041DOI Listing
May 2019

Lack of seasonal variation of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Jan - Feb;27:125-126. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.09.002DOI Listing
April 2019

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus intermittent positive cases: Implications for infection control.

Am J Infect Control 2019 Mar 21;47(3):290-293. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.08.020DOI Listing
March 2019

MERS coronavirus outbreak: Implications for emerging viral infections.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Mar 18;93(3):265-285. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

College of Medicine, Al-Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2018.10.011DOI Listing
March 2019

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in pediatrics: a report of seven cases from Saudi Arabia.

Front Med 2019 Feb 6;13(1):126-130. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, 11533, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11684-017-0603-yDOI Listing
February 2019

Call to Action for improved case definition and contact tracing for MERS-CoV.

Authors:
Ziad A Memish

J Travel Med 2019 Jan 10. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taz001DOI Listing
January 2019

Burkholderia cepacia complex outbreaks among non-cystic fibrosis patients in the intensive care units: A review of adult and pediatric literature.

Infez Med 2018 Dec;26(4):299-307

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Research Department, Prince Mohamed bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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December 2018

Polio priority countries and the 2018 Hajj: Leveraging an opportunity.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 Sep - Oct;25:3-5. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University & Dept of Research and Internal Medicine Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.08.003DOI Listing
November 2018

Impact of the Hajj on pneumococcal carriage and the effect of various pneumococcal vaccines.

Vaccine 2018 11 17;36(48):7415-7422. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Aix Marseille Univ, IRD, AP-HM, SSA, VITROME, IHU-Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.09.017DOI Listing
November 2018

A systematic review of emerging respiratory viruses at the Hajj and possible coinfection with Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 May - Jun;23:6-13. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Department of Medicine and Research, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.04.007DOI Listing
October 2018

Mitigating the risks of global spread of Lassa fever at the 2018 Hajj pilgrimage.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 May - Jun;23:99-100. Epub 2018 Apr 27.

Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health and College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.04.016DOI Listing
October 2018

The defining a model for antimicrobial stewardship-results from an international cross-sectional survey.

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Massimo Sartelli Francesco M Labricciosa Pamela Barbadoro Leonardo Pagani Luca Ansaloni Adrian J Brink Jean Carlet Ashish Khanna Alain Chichom-Mefire Federico Coccolini Salomone Di Saverio Addison K May Pierluigi Viale Richard R Watkins Luigia Scudeller Lilian M Abbo Fikri M Abu-Zidan Abdulrashid K Adesunkanmi Sara Al-Dahir Majdi N Al-Hasan Halil Alis Carlos Alves André R Araujo da Silva Goran Augustin Miklosh Bala Philip S Barie Marcelo A Beltrán Aneel Bhangu Belefquih Bouchra Stephen M Brecher Miguel A Caínzos Adrian Camacho-Ortiz Marco Catani Sujith J Chandy Asri Che Jusoh Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec Osvaldo Chiara Elif Colak Oliver A Cornely Yunfeng Cui Zaza Demetrashvili Belinda De Simone Jan J De Waele Sameer Dhingra Francesco Di Marzo Agron Dogjani Gereltuya Dorj Laurent Dortet Therese M Duane Mutasim M Elmangory Mushira A Enani Paula Ferrada J Esteban Foianini Mahir Gachabayov Chinmay Gandhi Wagih Mommtaz Ghnnam Helen Giamarellou Georgios Gkiokas Harumi Gomi Tatjana Goranovic Ewen A Griffiths Rosio I Guerra Gronerth Julio C Haidamus Monteiro Timothy C Hardcastle Andreas Hecker Adrien M Hodonou Orestis Ioannidis Arda Isik Katia A Iskandar Hossein S Kafil Souha S Kanj Lewis J Kaplan Garima Kapoor Aleksandar R Karamarkovic Jakub Kenig Ivan Kerschaever Faryal Khamis Vladimir Khokha Ronald Kiguba Hong B Kim Wen-Chien Ko Kaoru Koike Iryna Kozlovska Anand Kumar Leonel Lagunes Rifat Latifi Jae G Lee Young R Lee Ari Leppäniemi Yousheng Li Stephen Y Liang Warren Lowman Gustavo M Machain Marc Maegele Piotr Major Sydney Malama Ramiro Manzano-Nunez Athanasios Marinis Isidro Martinez Casas Sanjay Marwah Emilio Maseda Michael E McFarlane Ziad Memish Dominik Mertz Cristian Mesina Shyam K Mishra Ernest E Moore Akutu Munyika Eleftherios Mylonakis Lena Napolitano Ionut Negoi Milica D Nestorovic David P Nicolau Abdelkarim H Omari Carlos A Ordonez José-Artur Paiva Narayan D Pant Jose G Parreira Michal Pędziwiatr Bruno M Pereira Alfredo Ponce-de-Leon Garyphallia Poulakou Jacobus Preller Céline Pulcini Guntars Pupelis Martha Quiodettis Timothy M Rawson Tarcisio Reis Miran Rems Sandro Rizoli Jason Roberts Nuno Rocha Pereira Jesús Rodríguez-Baño Boris Sakakushev James Sanders Natalia Santos Norio Sato Robert G Sawyer Sandro Scarpelini Loredana Scoccia Nusrat Shafiq Vishalkumar Shelat Costi D Sifri Boonying Siribumrungwong Kjetil Søreide Rodolfo Soto Hamilton P de Souza Peep Talving Ngo Tat Trung Jeffrey M Tessier Mario Tumbarello Jan Ulrych Selman Uranues Harry Van Goor Andras Vereczkei Florian Wagenlehner Yonghong Xiao Kuo-Ching Yuan Agnes Wechsler-Fördös Jean-Ralph Zahar Tanya L Zakrison Brian Zuckerbraun Wietse P Zuidema Fausto Catena

World J Emerg Surg 2017 1;12:34. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Department of General Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-017-0145-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5540347PMC
September 2018

Raising concerns about the Sepsis-3 definitions.

World J Emerg Surg 2018 25;13. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Department of Emergency Surgery, Parma Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-018-0165-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5784683PMC
September 2018

Unusual presentation of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus leading to a large outbreak in Riyadh during 2017.

Am J Infect Control 2018 09 13;46(9):1022-1025. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

Department of Emergency Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.02.023DOI Listing
September 2018

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: risk factors and determinants of primary, household, and nosocomial transmission.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 08 18;18(8):e217-e227. Epub 2018 Apr 18.

Centre for Clinical Microbiology, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK; NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University College London Hospitals, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30127-0DOI Listing
August 2018

Implications of converging conflicts, emergencies, and mass gatherings for global health security.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 08;6(8):e834-e835

Departments of Medicine and Research, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh 11514, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30256-0DOI Listing
August 2018

Health of the Hajj.

Authors:
Ziad A Memish

Science 2018 08 9;361(6402):533. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Ziad A. Memish is a professor at the College of Medicine, Alfaisal University & Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aau9617DOI Listing
August 2018

Healthcare worker exposure to Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV): Revision of screening strategies urgently needed.

Int J Infect Dis 2018 Jun 9;71:113-116. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University and Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S12019712183008
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.04.001DOI Listing
June 2018

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus and Pulmonary Tuberculosis Coinfection: Implications for Infection Control.

Intervirology 2017 6;60(1-2):53-55. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Corona Center, Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Pediatrics, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000477908DOI Listing
May 2018

Global spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and mass-gathering religious events.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 05;18(5):488-490

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, and Infectious Diseases Division, Departments of Medicine and Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh 11514, Saudi Arabia; Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30242-1DOI Listing
May 2018

Hajj - Beyond traveller's diarrhea.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 Jan - Feb;21:80-81. Epub 2017 Nov 11.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2017.11.004DOI Listing
April 2018

Taking forward the Stop TB Partnership and World Health Organization Joint Theme for World TB Day March 24th 2018 - "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World. You can make history. End TB".

Int J Infect Dis 2018 03 22;68:122-124. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

UNZA-UCLMS Research and Training Program, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia; Center for Clinical Microbiology, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK; National Institute of Health Research, Biomedical Research Centre at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.03.002DOI Listing
March 2018

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus transmission among health care workers: Implication for infection control.

Am J Infect Control 2018 Feb 25;46(2):165-168. Epub 2017 Sep 25.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.010DOI Listing
February 2018

Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Saudi Arabia: A Review.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2018 02 10;18(2):75-81. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

3 Ministry of Health , Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/vbz.2017.2209
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2017.2209DOI Listing
February 2018

MERS: What is the current situation in Saudi Arabia?

Authors:
Ziad A Memish

J Travel Med 2018 01;25(1)

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine & Research, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital (PMAH), Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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January 2018

A cohort-study of patients suspected for MERS-CoV in a referral hospital in Saudi Arabia.

J Infect 2017 10 9;75(4):378-379. Epub 2017 Jun 9.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2017.06.002DOI Listing
October 2017

Emergence of drug resistant bacteria at the Hajj: A systematic review.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 Jul - Aug;18:3-17. Epub 2017 Jun 24.

Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Émergentes (URMITE) CNRS-IRD UMR 6236, Méditerranée Infection, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie, Aix-Marseille-Université, Marseille, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2017.06.008DOI Listing
October 2017

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Saudi Arabia: A Comprehensive Overview.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2017 10 14;17(10):673-684. Epub 2017 Aug 14.

1 Infectious Diseases Control Directorate, Ministry of Health , Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2017.2119DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5649416PMC
October 2017

Reply to Jones et al.

Clin Infect Dis 2017 09;65(6):1051

Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cix427DOI Listing
September 2017

Risk factors for acquisition of CTX-M genes in pilgrims during Hajj 2013 and 2014.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2017 09;72(9):2627-2635

Unité de recherche sur les maladies infectieuses et tropicales émergentes (URMITE) CNRS-IRD UMR 6236, Méditerranée Infection, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie, Aix-Marseille-Université, Marseille, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkx155DOI Listing
September 2017

Expected immunizations and health protection for Hajj and Umrah 2018 -An overview.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 Sep 14;19:2-7. Epub 2017 Oct 14.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital ("PMAH"), Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2017.10.005DOI Listing
September 2017

Burden of musculoskeletal disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2013: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

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August 2017

New tuberculosis estimates must motivate countries to act.

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June 2017

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June 2017

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June 2017

The impact of crowd control measures on the occurrence of stampedes during Mass Gatherings: The Hajj experience.

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May 2017

Hajj 2016: Required vaccinations, crowd control, novel wearable tech and the Zika threat.

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May 2017

The public health planners' perfect storm: Hurricane Matthew and Zika virus.

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May 2017

The impact of co-infection of influenza A virus on the severity of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.

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School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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May 2017

Cytomegalovirus infection in lung transplant recipients.

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May 2017

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April 2017

Yellow fever from Angola and Congo: a storm gathers.

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April 2017

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March 2017

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March 2017

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December 2016

Yellow fever and Hajj: with all eyes on Zika, a familiar flavivirus remains a threat.

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December 2016

Hajj 2016: Under the shadow of global Zika spread.

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December 2016

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December 2016

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December 2016

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December 2016

Acquisition of mcr-1 Plasmid-Mediated Colistin Resistance in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae during Hajj 2013 and 2014.

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November 2016

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus disease is rare in children: An update from Saudi Arabia.

World J Clin Pediatr 2016 Nov 8;5(4):391-396. Epub 2016 Nov 8.

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November 2016

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October 2016

Acquisition of a High Diversity of Bacteria during the Hajj Pilgrimage, Including Acinetobacter baumannii with blaOXA-72 and Escherichia coli with blaNDM-5 Carbapenemase Genes.

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October 2016

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September 2016

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August 2016

Sexually transmitted infections case notification rates in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2005-2012.

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August 2016

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J Epidemiol Glob Health 2016 06 16;6(2):45-7. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

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June 2016

Mass Gatherings and the Spread of Respiratory Infections. Lessons from the Hajj.

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June 2016

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: current situation and travel-associated concerns.

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June 2016

Global burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for young people's health during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

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June 2016

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) origin and animal reservoir.

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June 2016

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April 2016

The health of Saudi youths: current challenges and future opportunities.

BMC Fam Pract 2016 Mar 5;17:26. Epub 2016 Mar 5.

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March 2016

A crucial time for public health preparedness: Zika virus and the 2016 Olympics, Umrah, and Hajj.

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