​​​Publications of Microbiology​ 2024


  • Successful Treatment of Confirmed Naegleria fowleri Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis.​ Burqi AMK, Satti L, Mahboob S, Anwar SOZ, Bizanjo M, Rafique M, Ghanchi NK. Emerg Infect Dis. 2024 Apr;30(4):803-805. ​​DOI: 10.3201/eid3004.230979


  • Genomic analysis of clinical Aeromonas isolates reveals genetic diversity but little evidence of genetic determinants for diarrhoeal disease. Microb Genom. 2024 Mar;10(3). ​​Klemm EJ, Nisar MI, Bawn M, Nasrin D, Qamar FN, Page A, Qadri F, Shakoor S, Zaidi AK, Levine MM, Dougan G, Kingsley RA.​ Microb Genom. 2024 Mar;10(3).​​​​​ DOI: 10.1099/mgen.0.001211.​

  • ​GBD 2021 Tuberculosis Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-specific progress towards the 2020 milestones of the WHO End TB Strategy: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021. ​​Lancet Infect Dis. 2024 Mar 19:S1473-3099(24)00007-0.​ ​DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(24)00007-0. Collaborator: Rumina Syeda Hasan

  • Aetiology and use of antibiotics in pregnancy-related infections: results of the WHO Global Maternal Sepsis Study (GLOSS), 1-week inception cohort. Ribeiro-do-Valle CC, Bonet M, Brizuela V, Abalos E, Baguiya A, Bellissimo-Rodrigues F, Budianu M, Puscasiu L, Knight M, Lissauer D, Dunlop C, Jacob ST, Shakoor S, Gadama L, Assarag B, Souza JP, Cecatti JG; WHO GLOSS research group.​ Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2024 Feb 24;23(1):21. DOI: 10.1186/s12941-024-00681-8

  • ​WHO model list of essential in vitro diagnostics: strengthening diagnostics capacity to transform health care for all. Trapani D, Garcia PJ​, Schroeder L, Abdul-Ghani R, Hansali A, Offutalu PN, Sewell W, Shakoor S, Yunfeng L, Hashimoto N, Moussy FG, Aceves Capri A and Fleming K. Lancet Glob Health. 2024 Mar;12(3):e364-e365.  DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00568-5​.

  • ​Estimating the subnational prevalence of antimicro​bial resistant Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A infections in 75 endemic countries, 1990-2019: a modelling study. GRAM Typhoid Collaborators. Lancet Glob Health. 2024 Mar;12(3):e406-e418.​ ​​​DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00585-5. Collaborators: ​Rumina Hasan an​​d Sadia Shakoor.

  • ​Malaria in Pregnancy: ​Meta-Analyses of Prevalence and Associated Complications. ​​Das JK, Lakhani S, Rahman AR, Siddiqui F, Ali Padhani Z, Rashid Z, Mahmud O, Naqvi SK, Amir Naseem H, Jehanzeb H, Kumar S and Beg MA.​ ​2024 Feb 13:1-130. Epidemiol Infect. DOI: 10.1017/S0950268824000177.​

  • What happens when private general practitioners receive incentivisation offers from pharmaceutical sales representatives? A qualitative study in Pakistan. Noor MN, Rahman-Shepherd A, Khan SS, Hasan R, Siddiqui AR, Azam I, Bhutto F, Isani AK, Siddiqi S, Khan RI, Shakoor S and Khan M.​ 20​24 Feb 1:13558196241230853.  J Health Serv Res Policy. DOI: 10.1177/13558196241230853.​

  • ​Implementation and Long-term Efficacy of a Multifa​ceted Intervention to Reduc​​e Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Intensive Care Units of a Low Middle-Income Country. ​Latif A, Ali W, Haleem S, Mahmood F, Munir T, Virani N, Khan H, Qadir M, Roshan R, Hooda K, Khan NM, Zafar A and Pronovost P.​ 2024 Feb 7:S0196-6553(24)00060-9. Am J Infect Control. ​DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2024.02.001.​

  • ​​Building Research Capacity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons Learned and Future Directions. Kilmarx PH, Goraleski KA, Khan E, Lindo JF and Saravia NG.​ 2024 Jan 23:tpmd230675. Am J Trop Med Hyg.​​​DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.23-0675.​

  • Strain features of pneumococcal isolates in the pre- and post-PCV10 era in Pakistan.  ​Javaid N, Lo SW, Nisar MI, Basharat A, Jaleel H, Rasool K, Sultana Q, Kabir F, Hotwani A, Breiman RF, Bentley SD, Shakoor S and Mirza S. 2024 Jan;10(1):00​​​1163. ​​Microb Genom. DOI: 10.1099/mgen.0.001163.​

  • Daptomycin MICs by Broth Microdilution Method Against Staphylococcus aureus in Clinical Specimens: A Cross-Sectional Study from Pakistan. Zeeshan M, Ahmed I, Irfan S, Khan MA and Zafar A.​  2024 Jan;34(1):27-31. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak.​​DOI: 10.29271/jcpsp.2024.01.27.