Incidence of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia at Intensive Care Unit of Shar Hospital in Sulaymaniyah/ Kurdistan Region

Dana Khdr Sabir; Fro Rzgar Khdr; Pyman M. Mohamedsalih; Chrpa Hogr Fuad; Safeen Othman Mahmood

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 86-91

  Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a hospital acquired pneumonia that develops 48 hours after patient received mechanical ventilation using an endotracheal tube or tracheostomy. It is known as the second most common nosocomial infection in the intensive care unit (ICU) which occurs when the lower ...  Read More

Antimicrobial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles with Antibiotics Against Clinically Isolated Acinetobacter baumannii

Pyman M. Mohamedsalih; Dana Khdr Sabir

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2020, , Pages 51-56

  Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are among the major healthcare problem worldwide and Acinetobacter baumannii is a leading threat among them. In this study, the combined effects of different antibiotics with silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) were assessed against the growth of a clinical isolate of A. ...  Read More

Antimicrobial Activity of Combined Cinnamon Nanoemulsions-Antibiotics against Acinetobacter baumannii

Dana Khdr Sabir; Karzan R. Sidiq

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2019, , Pages 8-11

  Threats of Acinetobacter baumannii, a Gram-negative and multi-drug resistant bacterium,to the public health have recently received great attention worldwide. This is because the high incidence rate of the bacterial infections and the ability of the A. baumannii to resist a wide range of antibiotics. ...  Read More