Dr. Abdulwahab M. M. Kammon
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Dr. Abdulwahab M. M. Kammon

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli, Libya

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Veterinary Pathology from Punjab Agriculture University, India

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Abdulwahab Kammon is currently AssociateProfessor and Head of the Department of Poultry and Fish Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli, Libya. After getting BVSc in 1994, he obtained his MVMon 2003 from University Putra Malaysia and PhDon 2010 from GADVASU, India.Recently he is enrolled in the World Veterinary Education in Production Animal Health Certificate (Broilers and Breeders) and he is eligible for ACPV exam.He is a member of the Technical Workgroup of Arab Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed Safety. Besides conducting research, his main responsibility is lecturing of UG and PG students on theory and practical topics of poultry diseases.He was appointed as a Vice Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Deputy Director of the National Center of Animal Health. His field work with colleagues included diagnosis, prevention and control of various bacterial and viral diseases. He was appointed by Libyan Government as an expert to solve problems facing poultry industry. He is a member of AAAP and some other organisations, author of many articles and reviewer of some scientific per-reviewed journals. He is also a member of the National Supreme Committee of Food Safety and participated in some international workshops on food safety.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Pathology
Poultry Immunity
Disease Diagnosis

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Kammon, A., M. Doghman and I. Eldaghayes, 2022. Surveillance of the spread of avian influenza virus type a in live bird markets in Tripoli, Libya, and determination of the associated risk factors. Vet. World, 15: 1684-1690.
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  2. Kammon, A., J. Shabba, A. Asheg and Y. Abouzeed, 2020. Isolation, serological and molecular detection of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus (ILTV) in chickens in Libya. Appro. Poult. Dairy Vet. Sci., Vol. 7. 10.31031/APDV.2020.07.000666.
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  3. Gedara, E.A., H.A. Alseed, A.M. Kammon, A.S. Dayhum, M.A. Benothman, S.O. Al-Garib and I.M. Eldaghayes, 2020. Seroprevalence and molecular detection of Newcastle disease virus in backyard chickens in Tripoli, Libya. Open Vet. J., 10: 80-85.
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  4. Kammon, A., S. Alzentani, O. Tarhuni and A. Asheg, 2019. Effect of some organic acids on body weight, immunity and cecal bacterial count of chicken during heat stress. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 18: 293-300.
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  5. Kammon, A., A. Almaeyoufi and A. Asheg, 2019. In vitro antimicrobial activity of clove oil against gram negative bacteria isolated from chickens. Appro. Poult. Dairy Vet. Sci., Vol. 6. 10.31031/APDV.2019.06.000635.
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  6. Kammon, A., I. Monne, A. Asheg and G. Cattoli, 2018. Molecular detection and characterisation of avian paramyxovirus type 1 in backyard chickens and pigeons in Alzintan city of Libya. Open Vet. J., 8: 401-405.
  7. Dayhum, A., M. Sharif, I. Eldaghayes, A. Kammon and P. Calistri et al., 2018. Sero-prevalence and epidemiology of peste des petits ruminants in Libya. Transboundary Emerging Dis., 65: E48-E54.
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  8. Dayhum, A., M. Sharif, I. Eldaghayes, A. Kammon and P. Calistri et al., 2018. Sero‐prevalence and epidemiology of peste des petits ruminants in Libya. Transboundary Emerg. Dis., 65: e48-e54.
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  9. Abouzeed, Y.M., F. Zgheel, A.A. Elfahem, M.S. Almagarhe and A. Dhawi et al., 2018. Identification of phenolic compounds, antibacterial and antioxidant activities of raisin extracts. Open Vet. J., 8: 479-484.
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  10. Kammon, A.M., 2017. The future use of medicinal plants as alternatives to antibiotics in animal health and production. Microbiol. Rev., 12: 564-582.
  11. Kammon, A., P. Mulatti, M. Lorenzetto, N. Ferre, M. Sharif, I. Eldaghayes and A. Dayhum, 2017. Biosecurity and geospatial analysis of mycoplasma infections in poultry farms at Al-Jabal Al-Gharbi region of Libya. Open Vet. J., 7: 81-85.
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  12. Eldaghayes, I., A. Dayhum, A. Kammon, M. Sharif and G. Ferrari et al., 2017. Exploiting serological data to understand the epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotypes circulating in Libya. Open Vet. J., 7: 1-11.
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  13. Knowles, N.J., K. Bachanek‐Bankowska, J. Wadsworth, V. Mioulet and B. Valdazo‐Gonzalez et al., 2016. Outbreaks of foot‐and‐mouth disease in Libya and Saudi Arabia during 2013 due to an exotic O/ME‐SA/Ind‐2001 lineage virus. Transboundary Emerg. Dis., 63: e431-e435.
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  14. Sharif, M.A.M., M.M.A. Alagab, I.M. Eldaghayes, A.M. Kammon and A.S. Dayhum, 2015. Caprine coccidiosis: An outbreak in the green mountain in Libya. J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health, 7: 229-233.
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  15. Kammon, A., A. Heidari, A. Dayhum, I. Eldaghayes and M. Sharif et al., 2015. Characterization of avian influenza and Newcastle disease viruses from poultry in Libya. Avian Dis., 59: 422-430.
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  16. Eissa, A.E., M. Abdelsalam, A. Abumhara, A. Kammon and F.T. Gammoudi et al., 2015. First record of Vibrio vulnificus/Anisakis pegreffi concurrent infection in black scorpionfish (Scorpaena porcus) from the South Mediterranean basin. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 1537-1548.
  17. Asheg, A.A., S.M. El-Nyhom, A.E. Eissa and Y.M. Abouzeed, 2015. Effect of some libyan medicinal plants on hematological profile, cholesterol level and immune status of broiler chicken. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 1164-1170.
  18. Sharif, M.A.M., I.M. Eldaghayes, A.M. Kammon and A.S. Dayhum, 2014. Melanoacanthoma in a dog: A case report. J. Vet. Sci. Technol., Vol. 5. 10.4172/2157-7579.1000167.
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  19. Sharif, M.A.M., M.E. Farhat, E.S. Kraim, N.A. Altrabulsi, A.M. Kammon, A.S. Dayhum and I.M. Eldaghayes, 2013. Ovine paratuberculosis: A confirmed case of Johne's disease in Libya. Open Vet. J., 3: 131-134.
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  20. Kammon, A., T.S. Wei, A.R. Omar, A. Dayhum, I. Eldghayes and M. Sharif, 2013. Molecular detection cand characterization of infectious bronchitis virus from Libya. Int. J. Med. Pharm. Sci. Eng., Vol. 7. .
  21. Kammon, A.M., R.S. Brar, H.S. Banga and S. Sodhi, 2012. Ameliorating effects of vitamin E and selenium on immunological alterations induced by imidacloprid chronic toxicity in chickens. J. Environ. Anal. Toxicol. Vol. 4. .
  22. Kammon, A.M., R.S. Brar, S. Sodhi, H.S. Banga, J. Singh and N.S. Nagra, 2011. Chlorpyrifos chronic toxicity in broilers and effect of vitamin C. Open Vet. J., 1: 21-27.
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  23. Kammon, A.M., A.A. Asheg, S.O. Al-Garib, O.A. Tarhouni and M.A. Al-Arabi, 2011. Detection of antibodies against Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale in parent broilers by ELISA. Libyan Vet. Med. J., 2: 122-125.
  24. Chavhan, S.G., R.S. Brar, H.S. Banga, H.S. Sandhu and S. Sodhi et al., 2011. Clinicopathological studies on vitamin D3 toxicity and therapeutic evaluation of Aloe vera in rats. Toxicol. Int., 18: 35-43.
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  25. Asheg, A.A., O.A. Tarhuni, S.O. Al-Garib, M.A. Hamid and A.M. Kammon, 2011. An outbreak of infectious laryngotracheitis in layer chickens in Libya. Indian Vet. J., Vol. 88. .
  26. Tarhuni, O., G. Asdrubali, A. Damiani, M.P. Franciosini, A.A. Asheg, A.M. Kammon and S.O. Al-Garib, 2010. Detection of suspected DNA avian circovirus in commercial turkey flocks. Libyan Vet. Med. J., 1: 65-75.
  27. Pia, F.M., C. Canali, P.C. Proietti, O. Tarhuni and G. Asdrubali et al., 2010. Plasma corticosterone levels in laying hens from three different housing systems. Libyan Vet. Med. J., 1: 108-116.
  28. Kammon, A.M., R.S. Brar, S. Sodhi, H.S. Banga, N.S. Nagra and J. Singh, 2010. Ameliorating effect of vitamin C on immunological implications induced by chronic chlorpyrifos toxicity in broilers. Libyan Vet. Med. J., 1: 164-180.
  29. Kammon, A.M., R.S. Brar, S. Sodhi, H.S. Banga and H.S. Sandhu, 2010. Neuropathological studies of chickens following exposure to chlorpyrifos. Toxicol. Int., 17: 78-81.
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  30. Kammon, A.M., R.S. Brar, H.S. Banga and S. Sodhi, 2010. Patho-biochemical studies on hepatotoxicity and nephrotoxicity on exposure to chlorpyrifos and imidacloprid in layer chickens. Vet. Arhiv., 80: 663-672.
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  31. Eldaghayes, I.M., M.A. Hamid, S.R. El-Attar and A.M. Kammon, 2010. Pathology of gout in growing layers attributed to a high calcium and protein diet. E-Int. Sci. Res. J., 2: 297-302.
  32. Al-Garib, S.O., O.A. Algriany, A.A. Asheg, A.M. Kammon and O. Tarhone, 2010. Salmonella infections in poultry farms of Libya. Libyan Vet. Med. J., 1: 9-21.
  33. Banga, H.S., R.S. Brar, S.G. Chavhan, H.S. Sandhu and A.M. Kammon, 2009. Pathology of snake bite in cow. Toxicol. Int., 16: 69-71.
  34. Asheg, A.A., S.O. Al-Garib, A.M. Kammon and M.A. Al-Arabi, 2007. Investigating the presence of antibodies against chicken infectious anemia virus in Libya using the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. J. Basic Applied Sci., 17: 188-196.