Prof Dr Jawad Ahmed

Publications (19 international [total impact factor = >32] & 13 national)

1. Jawad, A., PM Hawkey, J. Heritage, and AM Snelling. Description of Leeds Acinetobacter medium, a new selective and differential medium for isolation of clinically important Acinetobacter spp., and comparison with Herellea and Holton's agar. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 1994;32:2353-2358.

2. Jawad, A., J. Heritage, AM Snelling, DM Gascoyne-Binzi, and PM Hawkey. Influence of relative humidity and suspending menstrua on survival of Acinetobacter spp. on dry surfaces. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 1996;34:2881-2887.

3. Jawad, A., AM Snelling, J Heritage, H Seifert and PM Hawkey. Survival of Acinetobacter baumannii on dry surfaces: Comparison of Outbreak and sporadic strains. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 1998;36:1938-1941.

4. Jawad, A., J Heritage, AM Snelling, and PM Hawkey. Exceptional desiccation tolerance of Acinetobacter radioresistens: a cause for concern? Journal of Hospital Infection. 1998;39:235-240.

5. Jawad, A., AM Snelling, J Heritage and PM Hawkey. Comparison of ARDRA and recA-RFLP analysis for genomic species identification of Acinetobacter spp. FEMS Microbiology Letters 1998;165:357-362.

6. Jawad Ahmed. Hospital acquired infections: what do we understand about it? Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute. 2002;16(1):16-21.

7. Jawad Ahmed, Noor Shad Ali and Akram Shah. Prevalence of urinary tract infection in pregnant women of Peshawar, NWFP; a single center study. Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute. 2003;17-(II):168-176.

8. Jawad Ahmed, Abid Sohail Taj, Abdur Rahim, Afzal Shah, and M. Rehman. Frequency of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in healthy blood donors of NWFP: a single center experience. Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute. 2004;18(3): 343-352.

9. Jawad Ahmed, Salma, and Noor Jehan. Assessment of environmental risk factors and antibiotic susceptibility pattern in hospital acquired infections (HAI) and community acquired infections (CAI). Journal of Medical Sciences. 2005;13(1):53-61.

10. Zaidi MI, Gul A and Jawad Ahmed. Antibacterial activity of nicotine and its nickel complex. Hamdard Medicus 2005;XLVIII (1) 140-144.

11. Zaidi MI, Gul A and Jawad Ahmed. Antifungal activity of nicotine and its copper complex. Hamdard Medicus 2005;XLVIII (2) 20-24.

 

12. Ghareeb Nawaz, Jawad Ahmed and Zakirullah. (2005) Pharyngitis; Bacterial isolates and drug susceptibility pattern. Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute 2005;19 (4)360-364.

13. Jawad Ahmed, Ghareeb Nawaz, Liaqat Ali, Fazal Ahmed. Immunization status against Hepatitis B virus and determination of anti-HBs antibody titer in medical and dental students of Peshawar. Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute 2006;20 (2) 506-511.

14. Amir Muhammad, Jehan Zeb, Safia Ahmed, Jawad Ahmed. Prevalence of HBV and HCV amongst healthy blood donors of NWFP. Journal of Medical Sciences. 2007;15 (2) 164-167.

15. Noor Jehan, Rabihat Begum, Alia Naz, Jawad Ahmed. Application of GIS and epidemiological studies of HIV/AIDS in NWFP, Pakistan. Journal of Science and Technology. 2008;32, 1-6.

16. Farhat Ullah, Salman Akbar Malik and Jawad Ahmed. Antimicrobial susceptibility and ESBL prevalence in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from burn patients from North West of Pakistan. Burns 2009;35,1020-1025.

17. Farhat Ullah, Salman Akbar Malik and Jawad Ahmed. Antibiotic susceptibility pattern and ESBL prevalence in nosocomial Escherichia coli from urinary tract infections in Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology. 2009;8(16) 3921-3926.

18. Farhat Ullah, Salman Akbar Malik and Jawad Ahmed. Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern and ESBL prevalence in Klebsiellae pneumoniae from urinary tract infection in the North-West of Pakistan. African Journal of Microbiology Research 2009;3(11) 676-680.

19. Shahina Mumtaz, Jawad Ahmed and Liaqat Ali. Frequency of cryptosporidium infection in children under five years of age having diarrhea in the North West of Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology. 2010;9(8)1230-1235.

20. Naheed Ali, Jawad Ahmed, Nazish Ali, Fatima Jehan and Saira Saleem. Transfusion transmitted malaria in three major blood banks of Peshawar, Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology, 2010;9(33) 5445-5449.

21. Shahina Mumtaz, Liaqat Ali, Jawad Ahmed and Hamid Hussain. Prevalence of extended spectrum beta lactamases (ESBL) in clinical isolates from a teaching hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan. African Journal of Microbiology Research 2011;5(19) 2880-2884.

22. Najeeb Ullah, Ikram Ullah, Hae Young Lee, Muhammad Imran Naseer, Park Moon Seok, Jawad Ahmed and Myeong Ok Kim. Protective function of nicotinamide against ketamine-induced apoptotic neurodegeneration in the infant rat brain. Journal of Molecular Neurosciences 2011;DOI 10.1007/s12-31-9685-1.

23. Jawad Ahmed, Abdul Hamid Jan, Ghareeb Nawaz, Mumraiz Khan. Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of common bacterial pathogens in north of Pakistan. African Journal of Microbiology Research 2011;5(28)4949-4955.

24. Shahina Mumtaz, Jawad Ahmed, Liaqat Ali. Modified acid fast staining: a better diagnostic tool in chronic diarrhea due to cryptosporidiosis. Journal Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad 2011;23(2) 72-74.

25. Farhat Ullah, Salman Akbar Malik and Jawad Ahmed. Investigation of the genetic basis of tetracycline resistance in Staphylococcus aureus from Pakistan. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2012;12(6): 925-931.

26. Obaid Ur Rahman, Nadeem Khawar, Muhammad Aman Khan, Jawad Ahmed, Kamran Khattak, Jumana Y Al-Aama, Muhammad Naeem and Musharraf Jelani. Deletion Mutation in BSCL2 gene underlies congenital generalized Lipodystrophy in a Pakistani family. Diagnostic Pathology 2013;8:78 (DOI:10.1186/1746-1596-8-78)

27. Bashir Ahmad, Johar Jamil, Jawad Ahmed. Comparison of clinical methods for the phenotypic detection of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Disc diffusion methods with BrillianceTM MRSA Agar. African Journal of Microbiology Research 2013;7(24):3096-3100.

28. Bashir Ahmad, Francesca Urbas, Johar Jamil, Jawad Ahmed and Shumaila Bashir. Biocides susceptibility pattern and phenotypic detection of Efflux pump in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from two tertiary care hospitals of Pakistan. African Journal of Microbiology Research 2013;7(25):3171-3178.

29. Jawad Ahmed, Amjad Ali, Masroor Hussian, Habib Ahmad. Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of bacteria isolated from burn patients in a teaching hospital from Peshawar, Pakistan. African Journal of Microbiology Research 2013;7(28) 3627-3631.

30. Rubina Nazli, Mohammad Akmal Khan, Tasleem Akhtar, Nabila Sher Mohammad, Jawad Ahmed, Jamila Haider. Abnormal Lipid levels as a risk factor of eclampsia, study conducted in tertiary care Hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province - Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences 2013;29(6) 1410-1414.

31. Nabila Sher Mohammad, Rubina Nazli, Mohammad Akmal Khan, Tasleem Akhtar, Jawad Ahmad, Zarghuna Zafar. Effect of combined oral contraceptive pills on lipid metabolism in women of child bearing age. KMUJ 2013;5(1)22-26.

32. Muhammad Ayaz, Muhammad Junaid, Jawad Ahmed, Farhat Ullah, Abdul Sadiq, Sajjad Ahmad and Muhammad Imran. Phenolic contents, antioxidant and anticholinesterase potentials of crude extract, subsequent fractions and crude saponins from Polygonum hydropiper L. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2014;14(1)145.

33. Bashir Ahmad, Farmanullah Khan, Jawad Ahmed, Seung Bin Cha, Min-Kyoung Shin, Shumaila Bashir, and Han Sang Yoo. Antibiotic resistance pattern and molecular epidemiology and of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in burn unit of a tertiary care hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2014. doi.org/10.43/tjpr.v13i12.2

34. Nageen Yousaf, Sibtain Afzal, Tehreem Hayat, Jasmin Shah, Nafees Ahmad, Rashda Abbasi, Khushnooda Ramzan, Rasul Jan, Imran Khan, Jawad Ahmed, and Sami Siraj. Association of Vitamin D Receptor gene polymorphisms with prostate cancer risk in Pakistani population. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2014;15(22)10009-10013.

35. Muhammad Ayaz, Fazal Subhan, Jawad Ahmed, Arifullah Khan, Farhat Ullah, Sajid Hussain and Gowhar Ali, Nawazish-i-Husain Syed and Sajid Hussain. Citalopram and venlafaxine differentially augments antimicrobial properties of antibiotics. Acta Polonea Pharmaceutice-Drug Research 2015

36. Saghir Ahmad, Nafees Bacha, Jehan Bakht, Jawad Ahmed. Characterization of pathogens involved in ventilator associated pneumonia in surgical and medical Intensive Care Units - A single center experience. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2014

37. Nisar Ahmad, Jawad Ahmed, Liaqat Ali, Asif ullah Khan, Hamid Hussain. Drug susceptibility pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains circulating in patients from Peshawar, Pakistan. JIBMS 2014

38. Muhammad Ayaz, Fazal Subhan, Jawad Ahmed, Arif-ullah Khan, Farhat Ullah, Ihan Ullah, Gowhar Ali, Nawazish-i-Husain Syed and Sajid Hussain. Sertraline enhances the activity of antimicrobial agents against pathogens of clinical relevance. Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015

39. Tariq Masood, Arshi Naz, Jawad Ahmed, Tahir Shamsi, Nazish Farooq, Abid Taj. Haemophilia B diagnostic discrepancy: A survey to confirm diagnosis of Haemophilia. Journal of Diagnostic Pathology 2015.

 

Abstracts (Presented in International / National conferences)

1. Jawad A, PM Hawkey, J Heritage, and AM Snelling. Description of a new selective and differential medium for the isolation of clinically important Acinetobacter spp. - Leeds Acinetobacter medium. Acinetobacter '94, Third International Symposium on the Biology of Acinetobacter, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK; 14th -16th September 1994.

2. Jawad A, PM Hawkey, J Heritage, and AM Snelling. Survival of Acinetobacter spp. on dry surfaces when suspended in different menstrua. Abstract No. J27, 36th ICAAC, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 15-18, 1996. American Society for Microbiology Washington, DC.

3. Jawad A, AM Snelling, J Heritage, and PM Hawkey. Exceptional desiccation tolerance of Acinetobacter radioresistens: a cause for concern ? Abstract no J204, 37th ICAAC, Toronto, Canada, 28th Sept. - 1st Oct. 1997. American Society for Microbiology Washington, DC.

4. Noor Jehan, Rabihat Begum, Alia Naz, Fazle Raziq and Jawad Ahmed. Integrated GIS and preventive strategies for the control and monitoring of transmission of epidemics of HIV/AIDS in NWFP, Pakistan. International conference on environmental challenges March 11-13th, 2004. Department of environmental sciences, University of Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan.

5. Ghareeb Nawaz, Jawad Ahmed, Abdul Hamid Jan, Mumraiz Khan. Current antibiotic susceptibility pattern of common bacterial isolates from Peshawar. Annual Conference, Pakistan Association of Pathologists, Nov 29th - Dec 2nd 2007, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan.

6. Farman Ullah, Jawad Ahmed, Habib Ahmad, Farhat Ullah. Investigation of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli causing urinary tract infection in Peshawar. Annual Conference, Pakistan Association of Pathologists, Nov 29th - Dec 2nd 2007, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan.

7. Shahina Mumtaz and Jawad Ahmed. Prevalence of diarrhoea in children under 5 years of age caused by Cryptosporidium. Annual Conference, Pakistan Association of Pathologists, Nov 29th - Dec 2nd 2007, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan.

8. Ullah F, SA. Malik, J. Ahmed, and AM Snelling. Investigation of the genetic basis erythromycin resistance in Staphylococci aureus, including MRSA, from Pakistan. European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCIMD) 19th –22nd April 2008, Barcelona, Spain.

9. Fazal Hanan, Jawad Ahmed and Mukhtar Zaman. Genotyping of dengue virus isolated from classical dengue fever. 5th Annual Health Research Symposium-2-13 Today Research, Tomorrow’s Health, 13-16th Feb 2014, Khyber Medical University, Pakistan.

10. Maria Kamran, Jawad Ahmed, Aakif Ullah Khan, Afzal Hasan Khan, Yousaf Khan, Abid Sohail Taj. thyroid function assessment in relation to iron overload in multi-transfused beta thalassemia syndrome patients. Submitted to 38th Annual Conference of PAP, Peshawar, 2014.

11. Humaira Khan, Jawad Ahmed, Afzal Hasan Khan, Shoaib Shah, Yousaf Khan, Abid Sohail Taj. Assessment of gonadal function in relation to iron overload in multi-transfused beta- thalassemia syndrome patients. Submitted to 38th Annual Conference of PAP, Peshawar, 2014.

12. Abid Jan, Jawad Ahmed, Shafiq Ahmad Tariq, Tayyab Rehman. Escherichia coli O157H:7: prevention, susceptibility and transmission dynamics in farm workers. 1st International conference on Zoonoses. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, 16-17th Oct 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Designation: 
Professor/Director Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, KMU, Peshawar.
Area of Specialization: 
Microbiology/Molecular Biology
Qualification: 
MBBS – Khyber Medical College, Peshawar
MSc – University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
PhD – University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
FCPP – Fellow College of Pathologists, Pakistan
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