Lab of Dr. Hassan Zaraket

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  • Respiratory and gastroenteric viruses
  • Influenza virus

Selected Publications

Global epidemiology of non-influenza RNA respiratory viruses: data gaps and a growing need for surveillance.
Tang JW, Lam TT,Zaraket H, Lipkin WI, Drews SJ, Hatchette TF, Heraud JM, Koopmans MP, and the INSPIRE investigators
Lancet Inf Dis.

Characterization of influenza outbreaks in Lebanon during the 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 seasons.
Saito R, Akinobu H, Shaker RA, Akel IS, Assaf-Casals A, Lteif M, Odagiri T, Inaba R, Soudani N, Khafaja S, Ghanem ST, Rajab M, Shobugawa Y, Dbaibo G, Zaraket H
East Mediterr Health J. 22:547-551. 2016

Community- and hospital-acquired infections with oseltamivir- and peramivir- resistant influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 viruses during the 2015-2016 season in Japan.
Hibino A, Kondo H, Masaki H, Tanabe Y, Sato I, Takemae N, Saito T, Zaraket H, Saito R
Virus Genes. 53:89-94

A novel intravenous neuraminidase inhibitor for treatment of acute influenza infections.
Alame M, Massaad E, Zaraket H
Front Microb 2016

Full genome characterization of human influenza A/H3N2 isolates from Asian countries reveals a rare amantadine resistance-conferring mutation and novel PB1-F2 polymorphisms.
Zaraket H, Kondo H, Hibino A, Yagami R, Odagiri T, Takeme N, Tsunekuni R, Saito T, Japanese Influenza Collaborative Study Group, Myint Y, Kyaw Y, Oo K, Tin H, Lin N, Anh N, Hang N, Mai LQ, Hassan MR, Shobugawa Y, Tang J, Dbaibo G, Saito R.
Front Microb. 2016

Mammalian adaptation of influenza A(H7N9) virus is limited by a narrow genetic bottleneck.
Zaraket H*,Baranovich T*, Kaplan BS, Carter R, Song MS, Paulson JC, Rehg JE, Bahl J, Crumpton J, Seiler J, Edmonson M, Wu G, Karlsson E, Fabrizio T, Zhu H, Guan Y, Schultz-Cherry S, Krauss S, McBride R, Webster RG, Govorkova EA, Zhang J, Russell CJ, Webby RJ.
Nat. Com. 6:6553 doi:10.1038/ncomms7553, 2015​