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Zakaria Alastal

Zakaria Alastal

Sector : Academic Figures , Doctors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1956
  • Age : 56
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Information

Dr. Zakaria El Astal, 53, has six family members, he lives in Khan Younis and he conducted many scientific researches and worked in different medical fields. He graduated from Science Department at Al Azhar university in 1980 and he got excellency in his major, he worked at the criminal laboratory in Qatar for 4 years. He also worked at the Central director of the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza in 1989, he participated in a training session in Seroka hospital in Beier Sheba, and he got his M.A degree in the General Health at Al Quds University in Abu Dies.

Later on he got his PH.D in 2002 from Eien Shamis University, it was about antibiotics and their effects upon bacteria that causes diseases in Gaza. His PhD incited him to conduct more researches about various forms of bacteria defense against antibiotics used in Gaza, the other part of his researches concentrated on medicines extracted from herbs and their effectiveness in defending bacteria.

Achievements and Awards

- Director of Laboratory Department at Nasir Medical Center in Khan Younis.
- He was elected by Marquis Who's Who American institution as one of the most influential individuals internationally.
- A collection of his researches were published at international magazines in America, Germany, Italy and Pakistan. In addition, a publishing house in India asked him to prepare a scientific reference about the treatment of urinary passages and about treating Hepatitis. He participated in the arbitration of many international researches, he selected 11 best researches for Suadi Medical Magazine and he worked as an external examiner for M.A thesis in many Palestinian universities in the West Bank and Gaza.

Researches:

1- Comparative Study of Urinary Tract Infection between Children and Adults
through Urine Culture in Southern Gaza District, Palestine. Oct. 1995 (unpublished).
2- Antimicrobial Resistance and Typing of Pneumococci in Gaza Strip Children. The Pediatric Infections Disease Journal. Vol. 16, No. 9, 905-907. Sept. 1997.
3- Hepatitis “C” Virus infection and Genotypes in Southern Israel and Gaza Strip
Journal of medical virology. Vol. 56, 230-233. 1998.
4- Antibiotic Resistance of Bacteria Associated with Community-Acquired Urinary
Tract Infection among Adults in Southern Gaza Strip. J. Chemotherapy (Italy) Vol. 3,136-140. Jun. 2002.
5- Multiresistant Escherichia coli Isolated from Women with Community Acquired
Urinary Tract Infections in Gaza Strip. J. Chemotherapy (Italy) Vol. 6, 510-516. 2002{Letter}.
6- Relationship between Demographic Characteristics and Community Acquired Urinary Tract Infection. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1. 2002.
7- Multiresistant Escherichia coli Isolated from Women with Community Acquired
Urinary Tract Infections in Gaza Strip. Egyptian Journal of Biomedical Sciences Vol. 13, 373-384. Nov. 2003.
8- Serologic Evaluation for Hepatitis B and C among Healthcare Workers in Southern Gaza Strip (Palestine). Islamic University Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1. 153-164. 2004.
9- Role of Plasmid in Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Production by Escherichia coli. Islamic University Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2. 1-8. 2004.
10- The Inhibitory Action of Aqueous Garlic Extract on the Growth of Certain Pathogenic Bacteria. European Food Research and Technology, Vol. 218, No. 5, 403-409. 2004.
11- Susceptibility Patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Causing Nosocomial Infections. J. Chemotherapy, Vol.16 No. 3. 264-268. 2004.
12- Bacterial Pathogens and their Antimicrobial Susceptibility in Gaza Strip, Palestine. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 20, No. 4. 365-370. 2004.
13- Detection of Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases in Escherichia coli Isolated from the Community in Gaza Strip, Palestine. Ann Saudi Med, Vol. 24 No. 1, 55-57. 2004 (Brief Report).
14- Detection of Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases in Escherichia coli Isolated from the Community in Gaza Strip, Palestine (In press, Al-Aqsa University Journal, 2004).
15- Antimicrobial Activity of Some Medical Plant Extracts. Pak J Med Sci April-June Vol. 21 No. 2 187-93. 2005.
16- Increasing Ciprofloxacin Resistance among Prevalent Urinary Tract Bacterial Isolates in Gaza Strip, Palestine. Journal of biomedicine and biotechnology, Vol. 3, 238-241. 2005.
 

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