Q. F. Hassan

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Nowadays, Business-to-Business (B2B) has become one the most important forms for e-commerce implementations that allows organizations (both partners and competitors) to cooperate in terms of building virtual corporations to satisfy customer and market needs. Almost all B2B applications have special requirements regarding to ability to be changed dynamically(More)
OBJECTIVE To study MDR-TB isolates and to identify primary and secondary resistance at microbiology laboratory Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. METHODS All samples positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) received during January - September 2004 were reviewed for drug resistance pattern as well as for history of previous antituberculous drugs(More)
Early and rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis is necessary for both treatment and control of the disease. This study evaluated two microcolony observation techniques based on liquid and solid media and a mycobacteriophage assay, to evaluate their effectiveness in the diagnosis of pulmonary TB compared with a standard culture (BACTEC 460 and LJ medium).(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine resistance trends including the emergence of extensive drug resistance (XDR) in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) isolates from Pakistan. METHODS This was a retrospective analysis of MTB isolates (January 1990-June 2007) collected from the four provinces of Pakistan. Standard methods were used to isolate MTB. Susceptibility against(More)
  • Q. F. Hassan
  • 2012 IEEE International Conference on Computer…
  • 2012
This paper introduces a general-purpose adapter for the Excel calculations known as GExcel.NET. This adapter utilizes the .NET reflection and the Excel automation technologies in order to enable the parallel execution of the computation-intensive tasks on desktop grids via Alchemi. This goal is accomplished without the need to modify the calculation code as(More)
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