Mohamad Nour Al Laham

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Aspergillus terreus is a rarely reported pathogen in humans, Recovery of this organism from the sputum may therefore be discounted as representing contamination this report describes 3 patients--1 with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), 1 with aspergilloma, and 1 with infective endocarditis-- in whom A. terreus was proved to be the etiologic(More)
Eight-two patients with solid tumors and lymphomas were immunized with New Jersey, Hong Kong, and Victoria influenza vaccines. Patients were divided into groups according to treatment: chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or no treatment. Four parameters were examined to assess the response to immunization: seroconversion, protective titer level, geometric mean(More)
A 16-year-old male presented with a history of asthma and recurrent pneumonia. A diagnosis of ABPA was based upon the typical clinical presentation, peripheral eosinophilia, elevated IgE and positive immediate skin tests to Aspergillus. Sputum cultures grew A. terreus, a rare cause of human disease. Soluble and particulate antigens were prepared from this(More)
The frequent occurrence of aspergillosis caused by species other than Aspergillus fumigatus at Brooke Army Medical Center prompted the authors to study the prevalence of the different Aspergillus species at Brooke Army Medical Center and at two other hospitals in San Antonio, Texas. Two parameters were analyzed: (1) frequency of isolation from clinical(More)
Recent data have shown a definite relationship between complement and lymphocytes. Genetic studies have demonstrated close linkage between the genes controlling synthesis of complement components C4 and C2 and the major histocompatibility complex. Working in a complement-free environment, we studied the effect of purified human complement components,(More)
The internet is often compared to a sea of information, and searching on the internet is like throwing a net on the surface of the ocean, the search will only include results from the surface of the ocean leaving the depth untouched, naming it the deep web. The deep web includes, among other things, the un-indexed audio contents present today, where the(More)
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