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Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Title Year PI Owner Institution Study Design Sample Size Keywords References
 Questionnaire-based analysis of infection prevention and control in healthcare facilities in Saudi Arabia in regards to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.  2017  Ali A. Rabaan  Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia  Cross-sectional  607  Saudi Arabia;
Infection; prevention;
Infection; control;
Healthcare workers;
MERS-CoV
 http://www.sciencedirect
.com/science/article
/pii/S187603411
7300205
 Neisseria meningitidis nasopharyngeal carriage during the Hajj: A cohort study evaluating the need for ciprofloxacin prophylaxis.  2017  Prof Ziad A Memish  MOH
Alfaisal University, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 Cohort study  1055  • Hajj;
• Pilgrimage;
• Meningococcal disease;
• Neisseria meningitidis;
 http://doi.org/
10.1016/j.vaccine.2017
.03.027
 An assessment of the level of concern among hospital-based health-care workers regarding MERS outbreaks in Saudi Arabia.  2017  Mostafa A. Abolfotouh  MNG-HA in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Cross sectional  1031  Concern; Attitude;Health-care worker; MERS-CoV; Saudi Arabia  http://doi.org/
10.1186/s12879-
016-2096-8
 Hepatitis B and C virus prevalence in couples attending an in vitro fertilization clinic in a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia: comparison with ten years earlier.  2017  Asma Albadran  King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre  Retrospective prevalence study  4442 patients during 2002-2005 and 5747 patients during 2012-2015  Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C; Prevalence; Vitro fertilization clinic; Saudi Arabia  http://doi.org/
10.5144/0256-4947
.2017.272
 Magnitude and causes of loss to follow-up among patients with viral hepatitis at a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia.  2017  Hanan Balkhy  King Abdulaziz Medical City  A two-step cross-sectional study design including a chart review (2011) followed by phone survey (2012)  328  Viral hepatitis;
Loss to follow-up;
Tertiary care
Management;
Saudi Arabia;
 https://doi.org/
10.1016/j.jiph.
2016.06.012
 Hepatitis B virus infection in Aseer Region, south-western Saudi Arabia: a call for an immediate action against a preventable disease.  2017  Suliman Al Humayed  King Khalid University  Cross sectional  10234  Epidemiology; HBV; Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1016/j.puhe.2017
.01.004
 Hepatitis C virus infection in southwestern Saudi Arabia: Are we still in the plateau phase?  2016  Suliman Al Humayed  King Khalid University  Cross sectional  10234  Epidemiology; HCV; Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1002/jmv.
24712
 Psychobehavioural responses to the 2014 Middle East respiratory syndrome-novel corona virus (MERS CoV) among adults in two shopping malls in Jeddah, western Saudi Arabia.  2016  Nesrin S. AlNajjar  King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Cross-sectional  358  Psycho-behavioural; Middle East respiratory syndrome; MERS CoV; Jeddah; Saudi Arabia.  http://www.emro.who.int
/emhj-volume-22-2016
/volume-22-issue-11
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responses-to-the-2014
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-syndrome-novel-corona
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 Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviours of Healthcare Workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to MERS Coronavirus and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases.  2016  Abdullah J. Alsahafi  Monash University, Melbourne, Australia  Cross sectional  1216  Knowledge, Attitude, Behaviour, Healthcare worker, MERs-Cov, Saudi Arabia  http://doi.org
/10.3390/ijerph
13121214
 Magnitude and causes of loss to follow-up among patients with viral hepatitis at a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia.  2016  Hanan H Balkhy  King Abdulaziz Medical City  cross-sectional  328  Viral hepatitis; Loss to follow-up; Tertiary care; Management; Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1016/j.jiph.
2016.06.012
 Knowledge, attitude, and practice toward MERS-CoV
among primary health-care workers in Makkah
Al-Mukarramah: an intervention study.
 2016  Mohammad Alkot  Umm Al-Qura University  cross-sectional  398  MERS-CoV, prevalence, outbreak, knowledge, attitude and practice, health-care workers  https://doi.org/
10.5455/ijmsph.
2016.10022016362
 Awareness of droplet and airborne isolation precautions among dental health professionals during the outbreak of corona virus infection in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia.  2016  Mohammad Abdul Baseer  Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry And Pharmacy  cross-sectional  406  Awareness; Isolation precautions; Dental health professionals; Outbreak; Corona virus; Saudi Arabia;  https://doi.org/
10.4317/jced.
52811
 Knowledge and Apprehension of Dental Patients about MERS-A Questionnaire Survey.  2016  Bassel Tarakji  Alfarabi College of Dentistry  cross-sectional  340  Knowledge; Apprehension; Dental Patients; MERS-Cov; Saudi Arabia;  https://doi.org
/10.7860/JCDR/2016
/17519.7790
 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak perceptions of risk and stress evaluation in nurses.  2016  Elham Bukhari  King Saud University  cross-sectional  386  Coronavirus Outbreak; Perceptions Risk; Stress;  Nurses; Saudi Arabia;  https://doi.org
/10.3855/jidc
.6925
 Prevalence and predictors of hepatitis B in Jeddah City, Saudi Arabia: a population-based seroprevalence study.  2016  Rajaa M Al-Raddadi  Ministry of Health  cross-sectional  5584  Prevalence; predictors; of Hepatitis B; Seroprevalence study; Jeddah; Saudi Arabia;  https://doi.org
/10.3855/jidc.
7880
 Prevalence and characterization of occult hepatitis B infection among blood donors in central Saudi Arabia.  2016  Areej Alshayea  King Khalid University Hospital  cross-sectional  8501  Prevalence; Characterization; Hepatitis B; Among blood donors; central; Saudi Arabia;  https://doi.org
/10.15537/smj.
2016.10.14705
 Hepatitis C virus infection among patients with diabetes mellitus in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.  2016  Ebtesam Ba-Essa  Dammam Medical Complex  cross-sectional  1054  Dammam; Diabetes; Hepatitis C; Insulin resistance; Risk factors  https://doi.org/
10.1186/s12913
-016-1578-0
 Co-infection assessment in HBV, HCV, and HIV patients in Western Saudi Arabia.  2016  Jamil AlMughales  King Abdulaziz University Hospital  cross-sectional  628  Prevalence; Screening; Undiagnosed; Venereal diseases; Viral sexually transmitteddiseases;  https://doi.org/
10.1002/jmv
.24503
 Presence of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus antibodies in Saudi Arabia: a nationwide, cross-sectional, serological study  2015  Prof Ziad A Memish  Ministry of Health  Cross-sectional  10009  Middle East respiratory syndrome; coronavirus; antibodies; Saudi Arabia; cross-sectional  http://doi.org
/10.1016/S1473-
3099(15)70090-3
 Epidemiology of H1N1 (2009) Influenza among Healthcare Workers in a Tertiary Care Center in Saudi Arabia: A 6-Month Surveillance Study.  2015  Hanan H Balkhy  King Abdulaziz Medical City  Cohort study  526  Epidemiology, H1N1, Healthcare worker, Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1086/656241
 Awareness, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Coronavirus Pandemic Among Public in Saudi Arabia.  2015  Khalid Almutairi  King Saud University  cross-sectional  1147  Awareness; Attitudes; Practices; Coronavirus; Public Health; Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1097/FCH.000000
0000000082
 Infection control: Knowledge and compliance among Saudi undergraduate dental students.  2015  Sadeq Ali Al-Maweri  Al-Farabi Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing  cross-sectional  512  Compliance; Dental students; Infection control; Knowledge  https://doi.org/
10.3205/
dgkh000253
 Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections among health students and health care workers in the Najran region, southwestern Saudi Arabia: The need for national guidelines for health students.  2014  Jobran M Alqahtani  Najran University  cross-sectional  300 HS and 300 HCWs  HBV;
HCV;
HCW;
Health Students;
Saudi Arabia
 https://doi.org/
10.1186/1471-
2458-14-577
 Prevalence of MERS-CoV Nasal Carriage and Compliance With the Saudi Health Recommendations Among Pilgrims Attending the 2013 Hajj.  2014  Prof Ziad A Memish  MOH  5235 pilgrims (3210 pre-Hajj, 2025 post-Hajj)  Hajj pilgrimage, MERS-CoV, nasal carriage, screening, vaccination  https://doi.org/
10.1093/infdis/
jiu150
 Risk analysis of needle stick and sharp object injuries among health care workers in a tertiary care hospital (Saudi Arabia)  2013  Ziad A. Memish  MOH  cross-sectional  477  Occupational health; Healthcare workers; Epinet; Needle-stick injury  https://doi.org/
10.1016/j.jegh.2013.
03.004
 Comparison of the Prevalence of Psychiatric Co-Morbidities in Hepatitis C Patients and Hepatitis B Patients in Saudi Arabia.  2013  Yaser R. AlHuthail  King Khalid University Hospital  cross-sectional  372  Depression, general health questionnaire, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, psychiatric, Saudi Arabia, SF-36  https://doi.org/
10.4103/1319-3767
.114514
 Prevalence of Hepatitis B and C in Donated Blood from the Jazan Region of Saudi Arabia  2013  Saleh Mohammed Abdullah  King Fahd Central Hospital  cross-sectional  29,949  blood donors, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, Jazan, prevalence, Saudi Arabia.  http://pubmedcentralcanada
.ca/pmcc/articles/
PMC3743998/
 Hepatitis B virus among Saudi National Guard Personnel: Seroprevalence and risk of exposure.  2012  Majid S. Al-Thaqafy  Infection Prevention and Control, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  cross-sectional  400  Hepatitis B virus; Prevalence; Exposure; Military; Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1016/j.jiph.
2012.12.006
 Improvement of the low knowledge, attitude and practice of hepatitis B virus infection among Saudi national guard personnel after educational intervention.  2012  Majid S Al-Thaqafy  King Abdulaziz Medical City  Cross sectional  400  Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Hepatitis B virus, Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1186/1756-0500
-5-597
 Impact of infection control educational activities on rates and frequencies of percutaneous injuries (PIs) at a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia.  2012  Kamel El Beltagy  King Abdulaziz Medical City  Cohort study  1000  Infection; control; educational activities; percutaneous injuries (PIs); Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1016/j.jiph.
2012.04.002
 Epidemiology of H1N1 (2009) influenza among healthcare workers in a tertiary care center in Saudi Arabia: a 6-month surveillance study.  2010  Hanan H Balkhy  King Abdulaziz Medical City  Cohort study  526  Epidemiology; H1N1; healthcare workers; Saudi Arabia:  https://doi.org/
10.1086/
656241
 Awareness, attitudes, and practices related to the swine influenza pandemic among the Saudi public.  2010  Hanan H Balkhy  King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) Cross sectional  1548  Awareness, Attitude, Practice, Swine influenza Public, Saudi Arabia  https://doi.org/
10.1186/1471-
2334-10-42