Dr. Mai Abusalah

Assistant Professor

Major: Medical Microbiology

Departemnt: Medical Laboratory Sciences Department

Faculty: Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences



Extention: 2378



  • Diagnostic Microbiology
  • Molecular Cell biology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Medical Virology and Mycology
  • Physiology 1
  • General Physiology


Rank University Country Date
Assistant Professor Zarqa University Jordan 2022


Degree Institute Specialization Country Date
ماجستير University of Jordan/ Faculty of medicine Medical Laboratory Sciences الأردن September / 2013
دكتوراة Universiti Sains Malaysia Medical Microbiology ماليزيا June / 2021
بكالوريوس Al-Balqa' Applied University Medical Laboratory Sciences الأردن September / 2009


  • Cancer, Medical virology, Bacterial infection, Biomarkers, Molecular diagnostic method, Prognosis, Molecular biology, Oncology and Medical Microbiology


  • Al-Hatamleh MAI, Abusalah MA, Hatmal MM, Alshaer W, Ahmad S, Mohd-Zahid MH, Rahman ENSEA, Yean CY, Alias IZ, Uskoković V, Mohamud R. (2023) Understanding the challenges to COVID-19 vaccines and treatment options, herd immunity and probability of reinfection. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences, 18(3):600-638.
  • Ahmed N, Abusalah MAHA, Farzand A, Absar M, Yusof NY, Rabaan AA, AlSaihati H, Alshengeti A, Alwarthan S, Alsuwailem HS, Alrumaih ZA, Alsayyah A, Yean CY. (2023) Updates on Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)-Associated Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Emphasis on the Latent Gene Products of EBV. Medicina, 20;59(1):2.
  • Abusalah MAH, Khalifa M, Al-Hatamleh MAI, Jarrar Mt, Mohamud R, Chan YY (2022) Nucleic Acid-Based Covid-19 Therapy Targeting Cytokine Storms: Strategies to Quell the Storm Journal of Personalized Medicine , 12(3):386.
  • 6- Rabaan AA, Eljaaly K, Alhumaid S, Albayat H, Al-Adsani W, Sabour AA, Alshiekheid MA, Al-Jishi JM, Khamis F, Alwarthan S, Alhajri M, Alfaraj AH, Tombuloglu H, Garout M, Alabdullah DM, Mohammed EAE, Yami FSA, Almuhtaresh HA, Livias KA, Mutair AA, Almushrif SA, Abusalah MAHA, Ahmed N. (2022) An Overview on Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterisation of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacterales. Medicina , 19;58(11):1675
  • Abusalah MAH, Irekeola AA, Hanim Shueb R, Jarrar Mt, Yean Yean C (2022) Prognostic Epstein-Barr Virus (Ebv) Mirna Biomarkers for Survival Outcome in Ebv-Associated Epithelial Malignancies: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis PLOS ONE, 17(4):e0266893
  • Abusalah, M. A. H., Binti Hassan, S. A., Mat Lazim, N., Abdullah, B., Binti Wan Sohaimi, W. F., Husin, A., Cheng, K. Y. & Yean (2021) Design of InnoPrimers-Duplex Real-Time PCR for Detection and Treatment Response Prediction of EBV-Associated Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Circulating Genetic Biomarker Diagnostics, 11(10).
  • Abusalah, M. A. H., Gan, S. H., Al-Hatamleh, M. A., Irekeola, A. A., Shueb, R. H. & Yean, C. Y (2020) Recent Advances in Diagnostic Approaches for Epstein–Barr Virus. Pathogens, 9(3), 226.
  • Abu Salah MA, Badran EF, Shehabi AA (2013) High incidence of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli producing CTX-M-type ESBLs colonizing the intestine of Jordanian infants. . Int Arab J Antimicrob Agents, 3(4):1–8.


Conference Title Type of Participation Location Date
The 8th International Jordanian Congress of Allergy & Immunology, Movenpick Hotel, Participate in the organization of Conference Amman, Jordan June / 2023
The 3rd International Conference on Molecular Biology & Biotechnology , 2019 (3rd ICMBB), Participate in the organization of Conference UCSI Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia April / 2019


Title Location Date
Simultaneous Detection of Vancomycin and Linezolid Resistant Genes in Enterococcus spp. among Jordanian Clinical Samples Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2023
The association between vitamin D and B12 deficiency, and interleukin 6 level with the severity of skin disorders among Jordanian patients Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2023
Molecular Detection of LMP1 Xhol (Genetic biomarker) in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) among Jordanian Patients: Potential diagnostic Tool and Predictors for Carcinoma Progression Zarqa university 2023
Detection of 30 base pair deleted LMP1 oncogene as potential diagnostic and prognostic biomarker among nasopharyngeal carcinoma Jordanian patients Zarqa university 2023
Investigating the association between Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and the presence of Antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in Jordanian patients Zarqa university 2023


Title Location Date
N/A N/A 2024

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