Ali Muhammad

Ali Muhammad
University of Poonch Rawalakot · Department of Zoology

PhD (Zoology), M. Ed. (Science Education)

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Additional affiliations
May 2015 - May 2016
University of Poonch Rawalakot
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
February 2006 - January 2008
PMAS - Arid Agriculture University
Position
  • Research Associate

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Publications (50)
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The sero-prevalence of brucellosis was investigated among different breeds of cattle and buffaloes in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), Rawalpindi and Attock regions of Pakistan. A total of 2330 milk samples (1168 cattle and 1162 buffaloes) were screened for the presence of Brucella abortus antibodies using the milk ring test (MRT). Information re...
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Sexual size dimorphism (SSD) based on the presence of external genitalia has extensively been documented in mammals, which however, poses impediments in the identification of the sex of specimens based on morphometric traits. Recent advances in geometric morphometric (GM) and multivariate analyses can assist to differentiate sexual dimorphism in an...
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Toxoplasmosis, a parasitic disease caused by Toxoplasma gondii, results in congenital disorders and miscarriages among livestock and humans worldwide. This systematic review and meta-analysis were conducted to determine the prevalence of T. gondii infection in sheep and goats in Pakistan from 2000 to 2020. We searched the PubMed, Scopus, EMBASE, an...
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Background Thalassemia patients need regular blood transfusion which saves their lives but increases the risk of acquiring viral infections like hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Objective(s) This study aimed to screen out the HCV and HBV infections in Thalassemia patients receiving regular bl...
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Ectoparasites, including lice, ticks, and mites, inhabit the host skin and depend on their host for sustenance, maturation, and multiplication. Among these, ticks are more prevalent in various regions of Pakistan because of favorable climatic conditions, lack of awareness of regarding ectoparasite infestation rate, insufficient veterinary services,...
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The COVID-19 is presenting novel challenges for global primary healthcare, and its response has been inspiring, varied, and troubling. The pandemic is a transnational threat that requires a global response, the outbreak exposed broader structural weaknesses in the global healthcare system. The public healthcare systems are experiencing varying leve...
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The Indian Crested Porcupine (Hystrix indica) is classified as an agricultural pest species. It feeds on plants and crops; hence, it is responsible for massive financial losses worldwide. The current study was conducted to assess the diet composition of Indian Crested Porcupine in District Bagh, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K). Thus, fecal samples we...
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The widespread prevalence of gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) infections has an important impact on livestock affecting of meat, milk, traction and manure in tropical and sub-tropical areas. The present study was aimed to monitor the efficacy of commonly available anthelmintic drugs at publicly owned sheep farms. The sheep naturally infected with ne...
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Bacillus subtilis is commonly recovered from water, soil, air and decomposing plant residue. But the main habitat of B. subtilis is soil and a long term survival is expected to occur in soil. In this study, twenty samples of soil were collected from different industrial areas of Lahore. These soil samples were used to analyze the presence of microo...
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Background: The seroprevalence and risk factors of bovine brucellosis were studied at animal and herd level using a combination of culture, serological and molecular methods. The study was conducted in 253 randomly selected cattle herds of the Potohar plateau, Pakistan from which a total of 2709 serum (1462 cattle and 1247 buffaloes) and 2330 milk...
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This study was conducted to determine seasonal prevalence of ectoparasites of ruminants in Tehsil Nikayal, District Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Surveys were carried out from July 2015 to December 2015. A total of 200 animals were selected randomly observed for prevalence of ectoparasites. Ectoparasites were collected from parts including inside...
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Animal contain stem cells in different parts of body that are involved in regeneration and repair process but regeneration and repair capacity of different animals is different. Stem cells can be classified on the basis of origin, potential of differentiation and cell surface markers. In addition to embryonic stem cells (ESCs), bone marrow derived...
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The present study was conducted to assess the microbial load of packed fruit juices and determine anti-bacterial activity of the preservatives used in preparation of these fruit juices. Apple, Mango and Orange fruit juice samples (n=90) of five brands collected from retail shops and vendors were subjected to conventional cultural and biochemical...
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Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease of modern civilization and attacking people in every part of the world and people of every field are being affected. The data about the incidence of rheumatoid arthritis of sixty patients was collected by interviewing them in different hospitals of district Narowal. The relative occurrence and incidence of rheumato...
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The chronic nature of hepatitis B infection influences the clinical approach and management of this disease. The current study was conducted to determine prevalence of hepatitis B among malarial patients in Islamabad. A total of 50 malarial patients were studied by HBsAg assay. Higher prevalence of HBV was found in the 46-60 years age group for bot...
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2016 │Volume 1│Issue 1│Pages 26-32 ISSN: 2518-3834 (Online) www.psmpublishers.org 26 2016 Abstract Fruit juices are considered to be the most preferred non-alcoholic beverage all over the world to all age groups. In general, microbial growth in fruit juice is restricted by using preservatives and also through other environmental factors during prod...
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A total of 82 samples of fish (80 from fish farm; 2 from river) infected with epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS) were collected. Identification and characterization of isolates was done by biochemical tests, fermentation of sugars and analytical profile index (API 20NE). A total of 60 bacterial isolates were confirmed as Aeromonas hydrophila, a ca...
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This study was conducted to determine prevalence of ectoparasites of ruminants of Muzaffarabad District, AJK. Samples were collected from the cattle of Tehsil and district Muzaffarabad of Azad Kashmir. The research activities were carried out during the period from July 2015 to December, 2015. In current study a total of 100 ruminants including 34...
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The study was conducted to evaluate the effect of lead administered as lead acetate at different dosage levels mixed with feed in Broiler Chicks. Eighty four chicks (one month old) were purchased from Tolinton market, Lahore. The chicks were allowed to acclimatize to laboratory condition in well- ventilated cages. They were divided into four groups...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of liver disorders through liver function enzyme tests (LFTs) in Islamabad. A total of 250 blood samples were screened in Kahuta Research Laboratory (KRL), Islamabad for the presence of liver disorders through liver function enzyme tests (LFTs) viz., alanine aminotransferase (ALT), Total Bil...
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Angina, chest pain or discomfort caused by reduced blood flow to the heart muscle is a symptom of coronary artery disease. The purpose of the present study was to determine the prevalence of angina pectoris in relation to various risk factors. One hundred cases of various types of angina pectoris in two hospitals of Narowal had been analyzed to det...
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The development of resistance in bacteria against commonly used antibiotics/drugs is of considerable medical significance. Aim of this study was to determine the microbial load of un-pasteurized packed fruit juices sold in Lahore city and to determine antibacterial activity of five different honey samples against isolated bacteria. Unpasteurized fr...
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Gigantocotyle explanatumis a very common digenean trematode parasite affecting the domesticated animals usually present in the liver, bile duct and gallbladder. A study was designed to find out the prevalence of G. explantum at Sihala Slaughter House, Rawalpindi. Three hundred livers of buffaloes were examined and sixty three livers were found infe...
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The present study was conducted to investigate the efficacy of albendazole, levamisole and ivermectin against gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep and goats. One hundred and sixty small ruminants comprised four breeds, sheep (Salt range and Pak Karakul) and goats (Jattal and Beetal) were selected for this experiment. These animals were artificially...
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Chromium (Cr) toxicity is widespread in crops grown on Cr-contaminated soils and has become a serious environmental issue which requires affordable strategies for the remediation of such soils. This study was performed to assess the performance of citric acid (CA) through growing Brassica napus in the phytoextraction of Cr from contaminated soil. D...
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Birds of prey had a large home range and inhabit areas which are far away from human access so it is difficult to estimate their population. Kites (Milvus migrans) and crows (Corvus splendens) often gather in large communal roosts during migration at a site for food and breeding. The present study was done to estimate their population by Roost Coun...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents the fifth most prevalent cancer worldwide, and accounts for the top three causes of death in the Asia-Pacific region. The risk factors associated with HCC include age, sex, alcohol, diet, and infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and/or hepatitis C virus (HCV). The incidence rate of HCC is plausibly linked...
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Birds of prey had a large home range and inhabit areas which are far away from human access so it is difficult to estimate their population. Kites (Milvus migrans) and crows (Corvus splendens) often gather in large communal roosts during migration at a site for food and breeding. The present study was done to estimate their population by Roost Coun...
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The Gigantocotyle explanatum, a digenetic termatode parasite infected the liver and bile duct of swamp buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). The liver and bile duct of a total of 200 buffaloes were examined for the presence of Gigantocotyle explanatum by visiting local abattoirs of Rawalpindi-Islamabad, Pakistan. The histology of trematodes, collected from...
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The Gigantocotyle explanatum, a digenetic trematode parasite infects the liver and bile duct of swamp buffaloes (Bubalusbubalis). The liver and bile duct of a total of 200 buffaloes were examined for the presence of Gigantocotyle explanatum by visiting local abattoirs of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan. The histology of trematodes, collected fro...
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The development of resistance in bacteria against commonly used antibiotics/drugs is of considerable medical significance. Aim of this study was to determine the microbial load of un-pasteurized packed fruit juices sold in Lahore city and to determine antibacterial activity of five different honey samples against isolated bacteria. Unpasteurized fr...
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Among livestock, water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is very important because of its high milk yield to meet the protein requirement. However, gastrointestinal trematode parasite especially Gastrothylax crumenifer is a main cause for health hazards in buffalo of central Punjab. In this study prevalence and identification of Gastrothylax crumenifer was...
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The Gigantocotyle explanatum, a digenetic trematode parasite infects the liver and bile duct of swamp buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). The liver and bile duct of a total of 200 buffaloes were examined for the presence of Gigantocotyle explanatum by visiting local abattoirs of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan. The histology of trematodes, collected fr...
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Among livestock, water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is very important because of its high milk yield to meet the protein requirement. However, gastrointestinal trematode parasite especially Gastrothylax crumenifer is a main cause for health hazards in buffalo of central Punjab. In this study prevalence and identification of Gastrothylax crumenifer was...
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Livestock is an important component of agriculture sector and contributes colossally in the national economy of Pakistan. Among livestock water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is very important because of its high milk yield to meet the protein requirement of the growing Pakistani population. However, gastrointestinal trematodes parasite especially Gastr...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents the fifth most prevalent cancer worldwide, and accounts for the top three causes of death in the Asia-Pacific region. The risk factors associated with HCC include age, sex, alcohol, diet, and infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and/or hepatitis C virus (HCV). The incidence rate of HCC is plausibly linked...
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Livestock is an important component of agriculture sector of Pakistan and contributing significantly in its national economy. However, gastrointestinal trematodes parasite especially Paramphistomum cervi is accountable for health hazards in buffalo of central Punjab. In this study prevalence and identification of Paramphistomum cervi was carried ou...
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Gastrointestinal trematode parasites especially Paramphistomum cervi are accountable for health hazards in buffalo of central Punjab. A total of 289 rumens and reticulums of buffaloes were examined for the presence of Paramphistomum cervi by visiting local abattoirs. The trematodes were preserved in 70% alcohol for identification based on its morph...
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A higher prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) has been documented in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of coinfection of HCV infection with diabetes mellitus with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and hypertension. The study was conducted at Chemical Pathology Laboratory at Malik H...
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One hundred and ten cases of various types of hernia in three hospitals of Narowal during September 2008 to January 2009 had been analysed to determine the relative occurrence and incidence of hernia, and effects of various risk factors. The analysis shows that inguinal hernias are more prevalent (70%, n=77/110), then Para umbilical hernia (14.54%,...
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Gastrointestinal trematode parasites especially Paramphistomum cervi are accountable for health hazards in buffalo of central Punjab. A total of 289 rumens and reticulums of buffaloes were examined for the presence of Paramphistomum cervi by visiting local abattoirs. The trematodes were preserved in 70% alcohol for identification based on its morph...

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