Hafsa Aziz
Publications 23
#1Yasir Waheed (Foundation University Medical College)H-Index: 18
#2Muzammil Hasan Najmi (Foundation University Medical College)H-Index: 2
Last.Bashir Ahmad (IIUI: International Islamic University, Islamabad)H-Index: 2
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#1Asad Zia (QAU: Quaid-i-Azam University)H-Index: 2
#2Muhammad Ali (QAU: Quaid-i-Azam University)H-Index: 20
Last.Abida RazaH-Index: 9
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Background Approximately 10 million people in Pakistan are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Most patients develop chronic hepatitis, with rare cases of spontaneous clearance. However, little is known about multidrug resistant viral variants in Pakistan.
#1Faiza Abdul Rashid (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics)H-Index: 1
#2Qaisar Mansoor (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics)H-Index: 11
Last.Ammad Ahmad Farooqi (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics)H-Index: 16
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#1Hafsa AzizH-Index: 6
#2Huma Iqbal (IIUI: International Islamic University, Islamabad)H-Index: 1
Last.Nuzhat RasheedH-Index: 1
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Abstract Background Globally, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women and the seventh most common cancer overall, accounting for an estimated 300 000 annual deaths. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the second most common cause of cervical cancer worldwide. HPV screening is not a common practice in Pakistan. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of HPV and HPV types in women with a normal cytology of the cervix living in the upper and lower regions of Punjab, Pakist...
#1Yasir Waheed (Foundation University Medical College)H-Index: 18
#2Muzammil Hasan Najmi (Foundation University Medical College)H-Index: 2
Last.Sher Zaman Safi (CUI: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology)H-Index: 3
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#1Yasir Waheed (Foundation University Medical College)H-Index: 18
#2Sher Zaman Safi (CUI: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology)H-Index: 3
Last.Muhammad Irfan (Imperial College London)H-Index: 55
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Abstract Objective To explore RNA dependent RNA polymerase of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) and develop T cell based epitopes with high antigenicity and good binding affinity for the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) classes as targets for epitopes based CHIKV vaccine. Methods In this study we downloaded 371 non-structural protein 4 protein sequences of CHIKV belonging to different regions of the world from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) virus pathogen resource data...
#1Hafsa AzizH-Index: 6
#2Aadarash ZiaH-Index: 1
Last.Muhammad FaheemH-Index: 1
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ZIKV has emerged as grave global health issue in the past few years. ZIKV was firstly isolated in 1947 from a rhesus sentinel monkey in the Zika forest in Uganda. It is usually transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes and infects skin fibroblasts, skin keratinocytes, etc. ZIKV until now was under reported because of its clinical similarity with the dengue and chikungunya. It is usually spread through the course of the sylvatic cycle. In this cycle, the virus or pathogen lifespan is spent b...
Objectives: The present study aimed to examine the impact of rapid virological response (RVR) and early virological response (EVR) on sustained virological respon
#1Hafsa AzizH-Index: 6
#2Abida RazaH-Index: 9
Last.Javaid IrfanH-Index: 5
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes a major public health issue in Pakistan. Interferon α and ribavirin is used widely in routine practice in HCV infected patients in Pakistan.Treatment prediction is an important tool in therapy management. The present study aims to evaluate trends of predictive variables of treatment outcome in patients with different genotypes. The analysis comprised of 921 patients infected with different HCV genotypes. All the patients received IFN α-2b combined with ribavir...