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Research Papers

Fractional Doses of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine in Oman
Ali Jafer Mohammed, M.D., Salah AlAwaidy, M.D., Shyam Bawikar, M.D., M.P.H.,Padmamohan J. Kurup, M.D., M.P.H., EmadaldinElamir, M.D., M.P.H., Mahmoud M.A. Shaban, M.D.,Sharif M. Sharif, M.D., M.R.C.S., Harrie G.A.M. van der Avoort, Ph.D., Mark A. Pallansch, Ph.D.,PradeepMalankar, M.D., Anthony Burton, B.S., MeghanaSreevatsava, M.P.H.,and Roland W. Sutter, M.D., M.P.H.T.M.
New England Journal of Medicine 2010;362:2351-9


Considerations for Introduction of a Rotavirus Vaccine in Oman: Rotavirus Disease and Economic Burden
S. A. Al Awaidy, S. Bawikar, S. Al Busaidy, S. Baqiani, I. Al Abedani, R. Varghese, H. S. Abdoan, H. Al Abdoon, S. Bhatnagar, K. S. Al Hasini, P. Mohan, S. Shah, E. Elamir, J. Klena, S. F. Ahmed, N. Teleb, U. Parashar, and M. M. Patel
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2009;200 (Suppl 1), S000


Measles epidemiology and its implications for a vaccination programme in Oman
P.K. Patel, S.T. Al-Awaidy, S. Bawikar, S. Al-Busaidy and S. Al-Mahrooqi
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2008


Acute bacterial meningitis among children <5 years of age in Oman: a retrospective study during 2000-2005
Nihar Dash, DebadattaPanigrahi, Saleh Al Khusaiby, Salah Al Awaidy, Shyam Bawikar
Journal of Infections in Developing Countries 2008; 2(2):112-115


Atypical cases of cholera due to serogroup O1 in the native population of Oman and its relation to non-O1/O139
Prakash K. Patel, MBBS, MD; Shyam Bawikar, MBBS, MD; Mercy John, MBBS, MD; Salah T. Al-Awaidy
Saudi Medical Journal 2006, Vol 27(6)