Dr. Nahed A. G. Al Laham

Al Azhar University-Gaza, Palestine



2005 Ph.D., Muenster University, Germany

1999 M.Sc., Jordan University, Jordan

1994 B.Sc., Alfateh University for Medical Sciences, Libya

Publications (Selected)

  1. Al Laham N. Prevalence of bacterial contamination in general operating theatres in selected hospitals at Gaza strip, Palestine. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2012; 5(1):43-51.
  2. Al Laham N. Distribution and Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern of Bacteria Isolated from Operation Theaters at Gaza Strip. Journal of Al Azhar University-Gaza (natural sciences), 2012 (in press).
  3. Sirdah MM, Abu Ghali AS, Al Laham NA. The reliability of the National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP/ATP III) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definitions in diagnosing metabolic syndrome (MetS) among Gaza Strip Palestinians. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2012; 6(1):4-8.
  4. Sirdah MM, Al Laham NA, Abu Ghali AS. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated socioeconomic and demographic factors among Palestinian adults (20-65 years) at the Gaza Strip. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2011; 5(2):93-7.
  5. N. Al Laham, N. Abdelateef and M. Naieem. Dermatophytoses Among Children and Adults in Gaza, Particularly Tinea Capitis. Journal of Al Azhar University-Gaza (natural sciences), 2011, 13: 17-30.
  6. Marina Wu, Christof von Eiff, Nahed Al Laham, and Brian T. Tsuji. Vancomycin and Daptomycin Pharmacodynamics Differ against a Site-Directed Staphylococcus epidermidis Mutant Displaying the Small-Colony-Variant Phenotype.Antimicrobial Agent and Chemotherapy, Sept. 2009, p. 3992–3995.
  7. N. Al Laham. Small colony variants of Staphylococci: formation, clinical impact and persistent infections. Journal of Al Azhar University-Gaza (natural sciences), Dec., 2007, vol. 9, p. 31-52.
  8. N. Al Laham, H. Rohde, A. Fischer, M. Hussain, C. Heilmann, D. Mack, R.A. Proctor, G. Peters, K. Becker, C. von Eiff. Augmented expression of polysaccharide intercellular adhesin in a defined Staphylococcus epidermidis mutant with small colony variant phenotype. Journal of Bacteriology, June 2007, p. 4494–4501.
  9. Jochen Seggewiß, Karsten Becker, Oliver Kotte, Martin Eisenacher, Mohammad Reza Khoschkhoi Yazdi, Andreas Fischer, Peter McNamara, Nahed Al Laham, Richard Proctor, Georg Peters, Matthias Heinemann, and Christof von Eiff. Reporter metabolite analysis of transcriptional profiles of a Staphylococcus aureus strain with normal phenotype and its isogenic hemB mutant displaying the small colony variant phenotype. Journal of Bacteriology, Nov. 2006, p. 7765–7777.
  10. Karsten Becker, Nahed Al Laham, Wolfgang Fegeler, Richard A. Proctor, Georg Peters, and Christof von Eiff. Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopic Analysis Is a Powerful Tool for Studying the Dynamic Changes in Staphylococcus aureus Small-Colony Variants. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Sept. 2006, p. 3274–3278.
  11. Becker, K., Al Laham, N.; Brück, M.; Felger, W.; Peters, G.; von Eiff, C. Tracing the Small Colony Phenotype of Staphylococcus aureus in Broth Media Using Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy. 55th DGHM-Tagung; Dresden 29 Sept. - 1 Oct., 2003, MP015. In: Int. J. Med. Microbiol. 239 (Suppl.36) 2003 p. 243).
  12. Von Eiff, C.; Bates, D.M.; McNamara, P.J. ; Al Laham, N. ; Proctor, R.A; Peters, G. ; Becker, K. Mapping of The Transcription Start Site for The hem Operon. 55th DGHM-Tagung; Dresden 29 Sept. - 1 Oct., 2003, MP048. In: Int. J. Med. Microbiol. 293 (Suppl.36) 2003 p. 270).
  13. Shehabi AA, Abu-Ragheb HA, Allaham NA. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea among hospitalized Jordanian patients. East Mediterr Health J. 2001; 7(4-5):750-755.

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