Dr. Mohamed Azab Rashed El-Liethy
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Dr. Mohamed Azab Rashed El-Liethy

Research Scientist
National Research Centre, Egypt

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Ain Shams University, Egypt

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Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
Environment Biotechnology
Chemical Sciences
Water Purification

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Ibrahim, E.M.E., M.A. El-Liethy, A.L.K. Abia, B.A. Hemdan and M.N. Shaheen, 2019. Survival of E. coli O157: H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, HAdV2 and MNV-1 in river water under dark conditions and varying storage temperatures. Sci. Total Environ., 648: 1297-1304.
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  2. Gaballah, S.T., H.A. El-Nazer, R.A. Abdel-Monem, M.A. El-Liethy, B.A. Hemdan and S.T. Rabie, 2019. Synthesis of novel chitosan-PVC conjugates encompassing Ag nanoparticles as antibacterial polymers for biomedical applications. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 121: 707-717.
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  3. Elwakeel, K.Z., M.A. El-Liethy, M.S. Ahmed, S.M. Ezzat and M.M. Kamel, 2018. Facile synthesis of magnetic disinfectant immobilized with silver ions for water pathogenic microorganism’s deactivation. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 25: 22797-22809.
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  4. Elbatanony, M.M., A.M. El-Feky, B.A. Hemdan and M.A. El-Liethy, 2018. Assessment of the antimicrobial activity of the lipoidal and pigment extracts of Punica granatum L. leaves. Acta Ecol. Sin., (In Press). 10.1016/j.chnaes.2018.05.003.
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  5. El-Liethy, M.A., K.Z. Elwakeel and M.S. Ahmed, 2018. Comparison study of Ag (I) and Au (III) loaded on magnetic thiourea-formaldehyde as disinfectants for water pathogenic microorganism’s deactivation. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 6: 4380-4390.
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  6. El-Liethy, M.A., B.A. Hemdan and G.E. El-Taweel, 2018. Phenotyping using semi-automated BIOLOG and conventional PCR for identification of Bacillus isolated from biofilm of sink drainage pipes. Acta Ecol. Sinica, 38: 334-338.
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  7. Samhan, F.A., M.A. Elliethy, B.A. Hemdan, M. Youssef and G.E. El-Taweel, 2017. Bioremediation of oil-contaminated water by bacterial consortium immobilized on environment-friendly biocarriers. J. Egypt. Public Health Assoc., 92: 44-51.
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  8. Momba, M.N.B. and M.A. El-Liethy, 2017. Vibrio cholerae and Cholera Biotypes. In: Global Water Pathogens Project, Part 3 (Specific Excreted Pathogens: Environmental and Epidemiology Aspects Section II. Bacteria, Rose, J.B. and B. Jimenez-Cisneros (Eds.)., Michigan State University, Michigan.
  9. Hemdan, B.A., M.A. El-Liethy, A.M. Shaban and G.E.S. El-Taweel, 2017. Quantification of the metabolic activities of natural biofilm of different microenvironments. J. Eniron. Sci. Technol., 10: 131-138.
  10. El-Liethy, M.A., G.E. El-Taweel and E. El-Shatoury, 2017. Detection and Characterization of Some Pathogenic Bacteria in Water. Lambert Academic Publisher, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-659-59827-2.
  11. El-Liethy, M.A., B.A. Hemdan, F.A. Samhan, S.S. Ali and G.E. El-Taweel, 2017. Optimizing conditions for crude oil degrading bacterial consortium isolated from aquatic environment. Poll. Res., 36: 197-204.
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  12. El-Liethy, M.A., B.A. Hemdan, A.M. Shaban, M.M. Kamel, G.E. El-Taweel, 2017. Exploring the diversity of bacterial indicator and microbial pathogens in natural biofilm. Egypt. J. Environ. Res., 7: 1-11.
  13. Hemdan, B.A., M.A. El-Liethy, E.M. Abou-taleb, A.L.A. Radwan and G.E. El-Taweel, 2016. Bio-generation of electrical energy from wastewater using microbial fuel cells. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 1297-1302.
  14. Hemdan, B.A., M.A. El-Liethy, A.H. Eissa, M.M. Kamel and G.E. El-Taweel, 2016. Effect of corroded and non corroded pipe materials on biofilm formation in water distribution systems. World Appl. Sci. J., 34: 214-222.
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  15. El-Liethy, M.A., S.I. Mohamed, B.A. Hemdan, H.M. Bkeer, M.A. Taha and M.M. Kamel, 2016. Enhancement the recovery of chlorine stressed bacteria from water by using sodium pyruvate. Int. J. Adv. Res., 3: 1292-1298.
  16. El-Liethy, M.A., B.A. Hemdan, E.H. El-Shatoury, M. Abou-Zeid, F. Samhan and G.E. El-Taweel, 2016. Prevalence of Legionella spp. and Helicobacter pylori in different water resources in Egypt. Egypt. J. Environ. Res., 4: 1-12.
  17. Doma, H.S., M.A. El-Liethy, S.A. Abdo and G.A. Ali, 2016. The Potential of using high rate algal pond for algal biofuel production and wastewater treatment. Asian J. Chem., 28: 399-404.
  18. Jamil, T.S., E.S. Mansor and M.A. El-Liethy, 2015. Photocatalytic inactivation of E. coli using nano-size Bismuth oxyiodide photocatalysts under visible light. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 3: 2463-2471.
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  19. Hemdan, B.A., M.A. El-Liethy, G.E. El-Taweel, M.M. Kamel, S.E. El-Hawaary and M.Z. Sedik, 2015. Antibiotics Susceptibility Phenotyping and Extracellular Polymeric Substances Production of Listeria monocytogenes Biofilm and Planktonic Cells. Res. J. Pharma. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 1849-1856.
  20. El-Shatoury, E.H., M.A. El-Leithy, M.A. Abou-Zeid, G.E. El-Taweel and W.M. El-Senousy, 2015. Antibiotic susceptibility of E. coli O157:H7 isolated from different water sources. Open Conference Proc. J., 6: 30-34.
  21. El-Leithy, M.A., E.H. El-Shatoury, M.A. Abou-Zeid, F.A. Samhan, G.E. El-Taweel and W.M. El-Senousy, 2014. Survival of enterotogenic E. coli O157:H7 strains in different water sources. Int. J. Environ., 3: 212-220.
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  22. El-Leithy, M.A., E.H. El-Shatoury, W.M. El-Senousy, M.A. Abou-Zeid and G.E. El-Taweel, 2012. Detection of six E. coli O157 virulence genes in water samples using multiplex PCR. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 77: 171-188.
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  23. Al-Wasify, R.S., G.E. El-Taweel, M.M. Kamel and M.A. El-Leithy, 2011. Comparative evaluation of different chromogenic media for detection of E. coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella spp. in water. Int. J. Acad. Res., 3: 113-117.
  24. Moussa, T.A.A., F.A. Samhan, W.M. El-Senousy, G.E. El-Taweel and M.A. El-Leithy, 2010. Nested PCR and conventional techniques for detection of Salmonella spp. in River Nile water, Egypt. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 45: 63-76.
  25. El-Taweel, G.E., M.A. Rashed, W.M. El-Senousy, F.A. Samhan and T.A.A. Moussa, 2010. Detection of Listeria group by conventional and PCR techniques from River Nile water. Am. Eurs. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 7: 48-54.
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  26. El-Leithy, M.A., G.E. El-Taweel, W.M. El-Senousy, F.A. Samhan and T.A.A. Moussa, 2009. Determination of pathogenic bacteria in wastewater using conventional and PCR techniques. Environ. Biotechnol., 5: 73-80.