Waheed Uz Zaman Tariq

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We report a 57-year-old man with acute thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, and multiorgan dysfunction. Patient was from North Korea and was temporarily working in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when he fell ill in March 2009. At the same time and unknown to us, many patients with similar clinical manifestations were admitted to hospitals in China. The Chinese(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical presentation and frequency of dengue fever in patients presenting with acute febrile illness. DESIGN Observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Combined Military Hospital, Attock in collaboration with Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi from November 2003 to October 2004. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
Dengue fever (DF), caused by dengue viruses, presents classic dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever, and dengue shock syndrome. A young man presented with 5 days history of fever, body aches, headache, vomiting and one day history of drowsiness and a generalized tonic clonic fit. He was afebrile and hypotensive with platelets count of 24 x 109/l, and serum(More)
Between July 2001 and June 2007, 48 consecutive patients with β-thalassaemia major received allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplants (allo HSCT) from human-leukocyte-antigen-matched siblings at the Armed Forces Bone Marrow Transplant Centre, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, using standard conditioning regimens. The median age of the patient cohort was 4 years(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical characteristics, epidemiology, predictors of fatal outcome (PFO), and management effects of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) patients during an outbreak in Northern Balochistan. DESIGN Descriptive study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Fatima Jinnah Hospital and Combined Military Hospital, Quetta, from June to(More)
Screening 34 carbapenem non-susceptible Enterobacteriaceae recovered in Abu Dhabi hospitals identified an Enterobacter cloacae strain carrying bla(VIM-4) , bla(CMY-4) and bla(CTX-M-15) . It was isolated from the urine of an Egyptian patient repeatedly hospitalized and treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics, including carbapenems, in the United Arab(More)
To establish the role of local transmission versus possible pathogen import due to previous foreign exposure in infections caused by carbapenem non-susceptible Enterobacteriaceae in the Arabian Peninsula, 200 independent isolates collected in 16 hospitals of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and the United Arab Emirates were studied. All strains were multidrug(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency and magnitude of thrombocytopenia associated with chicken pox in adults. DESIGN Observational descriptive study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Combined Military Hospital, Attock, from July 2003 to June 2004. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients of age 15 years and above with history of fever, followed by appearance of(More)
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