الاسم الرباعي

Dr. mohammed ansar qureshi

 Assistant professor
 College of Medicine
 Medical Microbiology


المؤهلات العلمية



 Working as ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN MICROBIOLOGY DEPT. Najran University since october 2008 till date

التخصصات والمهارات


  • Conduct Microbiological and Chemical Tests; also entail maintaining a clean and safe work environment using aseptic methods and protocols.
  • Wide range of practical skills in Microbiological work and Molecular Biology work.
  • Expertise in using Biomedical kits from various companies like  BIOMERIEUX, BIO RAD, BIOMEDICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY(BMP), MASTRING-S, BECTON DICKINSON COMPANY, Qiagene etc.
  • Expertise in exaction techniques of DNA, RNA.
  • Expertise in running MULTIPLEX AND RT-PCR.
  • Expertise in manually conducting Gel Electrophoresis.
  • Expertise in ELISA techniques and other serological tests.
  • Expertise in handling various instruments related to clinical microbiology and molecular biology laboratory.
  • Expert in setting the clinical/ industrial laboratory.
  • Enable to teach/demonstrate and train the staff/ students.

الدورات التدربية


  1. NIDA Clinical Trials Network- Certificate of Completion in GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE on 16th April 2020.
  2. Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)- AACC Learning Lab for Laboratory Medicine on NEJM Knowledge+ and is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society.
  3. e-QUIZ ON (COVID-19) FOR BUDDING MICROBIOLOGIST Organised by Department of Microbiology, Shri Dnyaneshwar Maskuji Burungale Science and Art’s college Shegaon.

  5. Recent Advances in Infection Control Symposium-conducted at the King Fahd Medical City, Riyadh KSA with Serial No. 1658/2005 on 31stjan& 1stfeb 2006.
  6. The Basics Of Nosocomial Infection Control-conducted by MOH Aseer region at  Abha Palace Hotel-ABHA KSA with  Reg. No. 1289/3/2004 on 27th May 2004.
  7. Nosocomial infections control, practicesa issues in microbiology laboratory- conducted in king khalid university, college of medicine and medical sciences-on 26/06/2003 in conference hall abha general hospital.
  8. The  basics of nosocomial infection control seminar conducted by MOH assirksa  on 08/04/1425H held in abha palace- abhaksa.
  9. Introduction to nosocomail infections  on 29/05/2003 conducted by king khalid university, college of medicine and medical sciences-  at prince kahlid conference hall  abha general hospital- abha-ksa
  10. The basics of nosocomial infections control, conducted by king khalid university, college of medicine and medical sciences- on 27/05/2004 at abha palace hotel-abha.
  11. Recent advances in infection control symposium  conducted at the king fahd medical city, Riyadh on 31stjanuary and 1st February 2006.  
  12. Microbial biodiversity and applications conducted by micro-bio-forum –bangalore university on 12/10/2000. at yavanika
  13. Introduction to Nosocomial Infections-conducted by MOH Aseer region.
  14. Nosocomial Infections Control Practical Issues In Microbiology Laboratory- conducted by MOH Aseer region at Prince Khalid Conference Hall– ABHA KSA with Reg. No. 2249/3/2003 on 26th June 2003.


Research and Publications:


  1. Ghazwani EY, ALayed MSZ, AL-Qahtani, Mohammed Ansar Qureshi, et al. The psychological and emotional impact of coronavirus disease on COVID-19 patients in Najran Province, Saudi Arabia: AN exploratory study. J Public Health Res  doi:10.4081/jphr.2021.2343.
  2. Mohammed Saeed Al-Ayed 1 , Khaled Sadeq Al-Shaibari 1 , Dhafer Alshehri 1 , Mohammed Jamaan Alzahrani 1 , Iman Nasser 1 , Hamdan Saad Alaamri 2 , Wed Ahmad Alaseeri 3 , Ahmed A. Mahfouz 4 , Saeed Ali Alsareii 5 , Ahmed Morad Asaad 6 , Aamir Magzoub 7 , Mohammed Ansar Qureshi 8 , Ehab Elagab 9 , Elhashimi Eltayb Hassan 10 and Mohammed Helmy Faris Shalayel 11,* “Serum Ghrelin Levels in Saudi Obese Asthmatic School-Children—Correlation with Interleukin-4, Interleukin-5, and Interleukin-21” Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 1656; doi:10.3390/ijerph17051656
  1. Mohammed  Al-Ayed,a  Khalid  Alshaybari,a  Dhafer  Alshehri,a  Alzahrani  Jamaan,a  Iman  Nasser,a Hamdan Alaamri,b Wed Alaseeri,c Ahmed A. Mahfouz,d Saeed Ali Alsareli,e Ahmed Morad Asaad,f Aamir Ali Magzoub,g Mohamed Ansar Qureshi,f Mohammed Helmy Shalayel   Obesity and child-hood asthma in male schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia: is there a role for leptin,  interleukin-4,  interleukin-5, and  interleukin-21?  Ann  Saudi Med  2019;  39(5):  295-301.  DOI: 10.5144/0256-4947.2019.
  1. Mohammed S. Alayed, Mohamed A. Qureshi, Saif Ahmed, Ali S. Alqahtani, Awad M. Alqahtani, Khalid Alshaybari, MajedAlshahrani, Ahmed M. Asaad.(2018) Seroprevalence of Zika virus among asymptomatic pregnant mothers and their newborns in the Najran region of southwest Saudi Arabia. Ann Saudi Med 2018; 38(6): 408-412 DOI: 10.5144/0256-4947.2018.408
  1. Mohammed Ansar Qureshi and Rakesh Kumar Bhatnagar.(2017) Molecular Analysis of Metallo Beta Lactamase in Multi Drug Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa among the Clinical Isolates. Int. J. Science and  Research. Vol 6(2) ISSN:2319-7064  Paper ID: ART201682
  1. Mohammed Ansar Qureshi and Rakesh Kumar Bhatnagar. (2016) Detection and prevalence of metallo-beta-lactamase enzymes producing pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from various clinical samples. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 5(10):1210-1220  ISSN 2277– 7105DOI: 10.20959/wjpr201610-7203
  1. Mohammed Ansar Qureshi and Rakesh Kumar Bhatnagar. 2016. Phenotypic Characterization of ESBL, AmpC and MBL Producers among the Clinical Isolates of Multidrug Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(10): 749-758.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.510.081
  1. Zayed MS, Asaad AM, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi,. “Epidemiology of Group A rotavirus infection after the introduction of monovalent vaccine into the National immunization Program of Saudi Arabia”.Journal of Medical Virology(2016), DOI 10.1002/jmv.24664
  1. M.H.F. Shalayel, Ahmed MoradAsaad, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi, Amar BabikerElhussein, Anti-bacterial activity of peppermint (Menthapiperita) extracts against some emerging multi-drug resistant human bacterial pathogens, J. Herbal Med. (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hermed.2016.08.003
  1. Zayed  MS,1 Asaad AM,2 Mohamed Ansar Qureshi,2 Hany Goda Attia,3 and AbduljabbarHadi AlMarrani4. “The antimicrobial potential of Miswak (Salvadorapersica) extract compared with the commercial mouthwashes against oral microbial pathogens: A clinical and laboratory study”.Hindawi Publishing Corporation Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Volume 2016, Article ID 7083964, 5 pages  http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7083964
  1. Asaad AM,  Mohamed Ansar Qureshi,  Syed Mujeeb Hasan,  “Coagulase-negative Staphylococci nosocomial isolates from Najran Region”: Clinical, Microbiological and Epidemiological characters. Journal of Infectious Diseases,2015;taylor & Francis INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/23744235.2015.1122833.
  1. Asaad AM,  Zayed MS, Saleh E,  Mohamed Ansar Qureshi. “Hepatitis B virus genotyping in chronic hepatitis B patients in southwestern Saudi Arabia”.The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases . 2 0 1 5;1 9(5):525–528
  1. JobranMireeAlqahtani,  Asaad AM,  Essam Mohamed Ahmed, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi. “Assessment of bacteriological quality of drinking water in Najran, southwestern Saudi Arabia”. Journal of Family and Community Medicine 2015; 22(1): 19-24.
  1. Mohammed HF Shalayel, Ahmed MoradAsaad, Jobran M Alqahtani, Ietimad AM Ayed, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi and Moawia A Elbadri. “Biochemical and virological aspects beyond Ebola Virus – Prospects for medications and immunization”. Global Advanced Research Journal of Microbiology 2014; 3 (10)
  1. Elabd FM, Zayed MS, Asaad AM, Alseeri S, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi and Mussa HA: “Molecular characterization of oxacillinases among nosocomial Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from a Saudi hospital”.   Journal of Infection and Public Health (2015) 8, 242—247
  1. Mohamed AlAyed, Asaad AM, Mohamed Ansar  Qureshi, Mohamed Ameen. “Viral etiology of respiratory infections in children in Najran, Saudi Arabia, using the multiplex RT-PCR”. Saudi Medical Journal 2014; 35 (1): 1348- 1353.
  1. Mahmoud MM, Asaad AM, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi: “Hand rubbing and scrubbing in relation to microbial count among surgical team members in a Saudi Hospital”. Life Science Journal 2013; 10: 198-205.
  1. Asaad AM,Mohamed Ansar Qureshi: “Increased vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentrations of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nosocomial isolates from southwestern Saudi Arabia”. American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases 2013; 1: 59-62.
  1. Asaad AM, Zaid MS, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi: “Emergence of unusual nonfermenting gram negative nosocomial pathogens in a Saudi hospital”. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases 2013; 66: 507-511.
  1. Zaid MS, Asaad AM, Alhayek AA, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi: “Etiology of acute gastroenteritis in children in Najran Saudi Arabia”. Journal of Health Specialities 2013; 1: 28-33.

  1. Determination of transplacental transformation of the Toxoplasma gondii IgG  antibody titer among  pregnant women  and their newborn infants in Maternity and Children Hospital, Najran, South western, Saudi Arabia.(under review in journal).
  2. Detection and Prevalence of Vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) in methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strains isolated from Najran Region.
  3. An Exploratory Analysis of COVID-19 features, symptoms, risk factors and medical interventions for COVID-19 in Najran, Saudi Arabia. (Accepted for grants by MOH, Najran University Scientific Research Committee, and KACST KSA) (under  review in ISI listed Journal)
  4. COVID-19 Pandemic: seroprevalence and post infection immunity duration in Najran Province of Saudi Arabia. (Accepted for grants by MOH, Najran University Scientific Research Committee, and KACST KSA) (under  review in ISI listed Journal)
Ongoing projects
  1. Seroprevalence and molecular study of dengue and chickenguniya viruses among asymptomatic pregnant mothers and their newborns in Najran region, south-west Saudi Arabia. (under process)
  2. Viral haemorrhagic fever in Najran, southwestern Saudi Arabia: A virological and epidemiological studies. (under process)
  3. Sero-prevalence and Molecular detection of viral causes among bacterial culture negative septic patients in Najran province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.(under process)
  4. Molecular Detection of Mutant Genes that Drive Vancomycin-Resistance in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Strains Isolated from Patients Being Admitted to the Hospital in Najran Province.  (under process)
  5. Seroprevelance of Bordetella pertusis  antibodies during pregnancy in mothers and their newborn infants in najran KSA.

 1. General Microbiology and immunology (both theory and practicals)

2. teaching Microbiology lectures and practicals for the all the blocks contains microbiology topics.
3. teaching general microbiology and immunology course and oral microbiology course for the students of college of dentistry.


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