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shawkat qasim hailat
• Department of Veterinary Pathology and Public Health - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Veterinary medicine and surgery from Mitchigan State University/East Lansing, 1989
  • Msc. of Public health from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1985
  • Bsc. of Veterinary medicine from Aristoteleio University of Thessaloniki, 1982

    Publications
  • Mohamad A. Abu-Dalbouh, Mustafa M. Ababneh, Nektarios D. Giadinis, Shawkat Q. Lafi, "Ovine and caprine toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii) in aborted animals in Jordanian goat and sheep flocks," Tropical Animal Health and Production, 44: 49-54, 2012., vol. 44, no. , pp. 49-54, 2012
  • D. Giadinis, N. Panousis, E. J. Petridou, V. I. Siarkou, S. Q. Lafi, k. Pourliotis, E. Hatzopoulou, G.C. Fthenakis, "Selenium, vitamin E and vitamin A blood concentrations in dairy sheep flocks with increased or low clinical mastitis incidence," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 95, no. , pp. 193-196, 2011
  • Nikolaos N, Kritsepi M, Karagiannis I, Kalaitzakis E, Lafi S, Brozos CH, " Evaluation of Precision Xceed? for on-site monitoring of blood ?-hydroxybutyric acid and glucose in dairy cows," Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, vol. 62, no. , pp. 109-117, 2011
  • Lafi , S. Q., Abdelsalam Q. Talafha, Nektarios Giadinis, Emmanouil Kalaitzakis, Konstantinos Pourliotis, Nikolaos Panousis A., "Factors affecting the reproductive performance of Awassi sheep flocks in north-east of Jordan: An epidemiological study," Tropical Animal Health and Production, vol. 41, no. , pp. 1755-1764, 2009
  • Shumoos Al-Riyami, Evi Ioannidou, Anson V. Koehler, Muhammad H. Hussain, Abdulmajeed H. Al-Rawahi, Nektarios D. Giadinis, Shawkat Q. Lafi, Elias Papadopoulos, Abdul Jabbar, "Genetic characterisation of Taenia multiceps cysts from ruminants in Greece," Infection, Genetics and Evolution, vol. 38, no. , pp. 110-116, 2016
  • Nektarios D. Giadinis, Elias Papadopoulos, Shawkat Q. Lafi, Vasiliki Papanikolopoulo, Sofia Karanikola, Anastasia Diakou, Vergos Vergidis, Lihua Xia, Evi Ioannidou, and Harilaos Karatzias., "Epidemiological observations on cryptosporidiosis in diarrheic goat kids in Greece.," Veterinary Medicine International, vol. , no. , pp. -, 2015
  • Nektarios D. Giadinis, Panagiotis D. Katsoulos, Dimosthenis Chochlakis, Yannis Tselentis, Pantelis Ntais, Shawkat Q. Lafi, Harilaos Karatzias and Anna Psaroulaki, "Serological investigation for West Nile virus, Anaplasma ovis and Leishmania infantum in Greek cattle," Veterinaria Italiana, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 205-209, 2015
  • Al-sheyab, N.A., Obaidat, M.M., Bani Salman, A.E., Lafi, S.Q, "Toxoplasmosis-Related Knowledge and Preventive Practices among Undergraduate Female Students in Jordan," Journal of Food Protection, vol. 78, no. 6, pp. 1161-1166, 2015
  • Obaidat, M. Mohammad, Bani Salman, E. Alaa, Lafi, Q. Shawkat., "Prevalence of staphylococcus aureus in imported fish and correlations between antibiotic resistance and enterotoxigenicity," Journal of Food Protection, vol. 78, no. 11, pp. 1999-, 2015
  • Obaidat, Mohammad, Bani Salman, Alaa, Lafi, Shawkat, Alaboudi, Akram., "Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from three countries and antibiotic resistance differences among countries and monocytogenes serogroups," Letters in Applied Microbiology, vol. 60, no. , pp. 609-614, 2015
  • Obaidat, M.M, N. A. Al-Sheyab, A. E. Bani Salman, S. Q. Lafi., "Seroepidemiology and risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii infection in undergraduate university female students in Jordan," Epidemiology and Infection, vol. 143, no. 9, pp. 1898-1903, 2015
  • Karagiannis, I., N. Panousis, , E. Kiossis, I. Tsakmakidis, S. Lafi, G. Arsenos, C. Boscos, Ch. Brozos, "Associations of pre-lambing body condition score and serum ?-hydroxybutyric acid and non-esterified fatty acids concentrations with periparturient health of Chios dairy ewes," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 120, no. , pp. 164-173, 2014
  • Lafi SQ, ND Giadinis, E Papadopoulos, G Filioussis and A Koutsoumpas., "Ovine and caprine toxoplasmosis: Experimental Study," Pakistan Veterinary Journal, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 50-53, 2014
  • Giadinis, ND., SQ Lafi, E Ioannidou, E Papadopoulos, T Kostantinos, G Karanikolas, E Petridou, Ch Brozos, H Karatzias, "Reduction of the abortion rate due to ," Canadian Veterinary Journal, vol. 54, no. 11, pp. 1080-3013, 2013
  • Koutsoumpas, A.T. Giadinis, N.D., Petridou, E.J., Konstantinou, E., Brozos, C., Lafi, S.Q., Fthenakis, G.C., Karatzias, H, "Consequences of reduced vitamin A administration on mammary health of dairy ewes," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 110, no. , pp. 120-123, 2013
  • Koutsoumpas, A.T., N.D. Giadinis, S.Q. Lafi, E.J. Petridou, M.-A. Karatzia, H. Karatzias, "Serum vitamin A and vitamin E concentrations after parenteral vitamin A administration in sheep," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 109, no. , pp. 28-30, 2013
  • Giadinis, ND., V Psychas, Z Polizopoulou, E Papadopoulos, N Papaioannou, ATh Komnenou, A-L Thomas, EJ Petridou, M Kritsepi-Konstantinou, SQ Lafi GD Brellou, "Acute coenurosis of dairy sheep from 11 flocks in Greece," New Zealand Veterinary Journal, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 247-253, 2012
  • Giadinis, D. Nektarios, Symeoudaki, D. Symeon. Papadopoulos, Elias. Shawkat, Q. Lafi, Karatzias, Harilaos., "Comparison of two techniques for diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis in diarrhoeic goat kids and lambs in Cyprus. ," Tropical Animal Health and Production, vol. 44, no. , pp. 1561-1565, 2012
  • Abu-Dalbouh, Mohamad A. Ababneh, M. Mustafa. Giadinis, D. Nektarios, Lafi, Q. Shawkat, "Ovine and caprine toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii) in aborted animals in Jordanian goat and sheep flocks," Tropical Animal Health and Production, vol. 44, no. , pp. 49-54, 2012
  • Panousis, N. Brozos, Ch. Karagiannis, I. Giadinis, N. Lafi, S. Kritsepi, M, ". Evaluation of Precision Xceed? meter as an on-site monitor of blood beta-hydroxybutyric acid and glucose concentrations for detecting pregnancy toxemia and ketosis in dairy sheep. ," Research in Veterinary Science, vol. 93, no. , pp. 435-439, 2012
  • Al-Tarazi, Yaser. H. Chakiso, Aster.Y. Lafi, Shawkat. Q, "Prevalence and distribution of bovine mastitis pathogens and their antimicrobial resistance in primiparous dairy heifers in northern Jordan," Jordan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, vol. 7, no. , pp. 529-539, 2011
  • Nikolaos, N. Kritsepi M, Karagiannis I, Kalaitzakis E, Lafi S, Brozos CH. , "Evaluation of Precision Xceed? for on-site monitoring of blood ?-hydroxybutyric acid and glucose in dairy cows," Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, vol. 62, no. , pp. 109-117, 2011
  • Giadinis, D. Panousis, N. Petridou, E. J. Siarkou, V.I. Lafi, S.Q. Pourliotis, K. Hatzopoulou, E. Fthenakis, G. C, "Selenium, vitamin E and vitamin A blood concentrations in dairy sheep flocks with increased or low clinical mastitis incidence," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 95, no. , pp. 193-196, 2011
  • Abu-Dalbouh, Mohamad A. Ababneh, M. Mustafa. Giadinis, D. Nektarios and Lafi, Shawkat Q. , "Ovine and Caprine Toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)," Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, vol. 2, no. , pp. 61-76, 2010
  • Samadi, Assadulla, Mustafa M. Ababneh, N. D. Giadinis and S. Q. Lafi, "Ovine and Caprine Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis) in Aborted Animals in Jordanian Sheep and Goat Flocks. ," Veterinary Medicine International, vol. , no. , pp. -, 2010
  • Samadi, Assadulla. M. M. K. Ababneh, N.D. Giadinis, S. Q. Lafi, "Ovine and Caprine brucellosis (Brucella melitensis)," CAB reviews: Perspective in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, vol. 5, no. 42, pp. 1-14, 2010
  • Hailat, N., Hananeh, W., Metekia, A., Stabel, J., Al-Majali, A., and Lafi, S., "Pathology of subclinical paratubercolosis (John?s Disease) in Awassi sheep with reference to its occurrence in Jordan.," Veterinarni Medicina, vol. 55, no. 12, pp. 590-562, 2010
  • Lafi , S. Q., Abdelsalam Q. Talafha, Nektarios Giadinis, Emmanouil Kalaitzakis, Konstantinos Pourliotis, Nikolaos Panousis A, "Factors affecting the reproductive performance of Awassi sheep flocks in north-east of Jordan: An epidemiological study. . 41: 1755-1764, 2009.," Tropical Animal Health and Production, vol. 41, no. , pp. 1755-1764, 2009
  • Talafha, A., Q., S. Q. Lafi , M. M. Ababneh, "The effect of estrus synchronization treatment on somatic cell count of transitional-anestrus Awassi ewes? milk," Tropical Animal Health and Productio, vol. 41, no. , pp. 161-170, 2009
  • Talafha, A., Q., S. Q. Lafi , M. M. Ababneh, "The effect of estrus synchronization treatment on somatic cell count of transitional-anestrus local-Damascus cross breed goats? milk," Tropical Animal Health and Productio, vol. 40, no. , pp. 185-192, 2008
  • Giadinis, N. D, Papadopoulos, E., Lafi, S. Q., Panousis, N. Papazahariadou, M, Karatzias, H, "Efficacy of halofuginone lactate for the treatment and prevention of cryptosporidiosis in goat kids: An extensive field trial," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 76, no. , pp. 195-200, 2008
  • Giadinis, N. D, Papadopoulos, E., Panousis, N. Papazahariadou, M, Lafi, S. Q, Karatzias, H, "Effect of halofuginone lactate on treatment and prevention of lamb cryptosporidiosis: An extensive field trial. . 30: (6) 578-582, 2007.," Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 578-582, 2007
  • Giadinis, N. D, Filliusis, G., Lafi, S.Q.,  Panousis, N., Pourliotis, K., Bojkovski, J., Karatzias, H., "Field Evaluation of an ORF vaccine in sheep and goat flocks with high neonatal mortality," Veterinaski Glasnik, vol. 61, no. 05/01/1900, pp. 303-312, 2007
  • Lafi, S. Q, "Use of somatic cell counts and California Mastitis Test results from udder halves milk samples to detect sub-clinical intra-mammary infection in Awassi sheep," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 62, no. 2, pp. 83-86, 2006
  • Al-Talafhah, Abeer. H. Lafi, S. Q. Al-Taraz, Yasseri, ". Epidemiology of brucellosis in Awassi sheep in Northern Jordan. ," Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 60, no. , pp. 297-306, 2003
  • Ahmed, A.E.H., Lafi, S. Q., El-Okour, W.A., "Isolation and serotyping of foot and mouth disease virus from cattle in Jordan.," 3rd International Scientific Conference, Mansoura, Egypt, April 29-30, vol. , no. , pp. 169-181, 2003
  • Lafi, S.Q. , N. Hailat and Falah Shidaifa, "Reproductive Performance of Awassi sheep in the Northern Badia of Jordan," Journal Egyptian Veterinary Medical Association, vol. 61, no. , pp. 379-386, 2001
  • Lafi, S. Q. and Hassan, M. N., "The Mast-O-Test and Mastop-H," American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 25-29, 2000
  • Lafi, S. Q. Al-Majali, A. M., Rousan, M. D. and Alawneh, J. M., "Epidemiological studies of clinical and sub clinical ovine mastitis in Awassi Sheep in Northern Jordan," Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 33, no. , pp. 171-181, 1999
  • Lafi, S. Q. and N. Q. Hailat, "Bovine and ovine mastitis in Dhuleil Valley of Jordan. ," Veterinariski Arhiv, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 51-57, 1998
  • Nabil Hailat, Suleiman Al-Kalil, Ahmad Alkofahi, Shawkat Q. Lafi, Falah Al-Ani, Ali Al-Darraji and Ziad Bataineh., "Effect of ," Pharmaceutical Biology, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 217-222, 1998
  • Lafi, S. Q. and Hailat, N. Q, "Incidence and antibiotic sensitivity of bacteria causing bovine and ovine clinical mastitis in Jordan.," Pakistan Veterinary Journal., vol. 18, no. , pp. 88-94, 1998
  • Nabil Hailat, Al-Darraji A., Shawkat Q. Lafi, Barakat S., Al-Ani, F., Magreby H., Al-Qudah, K., Gharaibeh, S., Rousan M, and Al-Smadi , M., "Pathology of the rumen in goats caused by plastic foreign bodies in Jordan with reference to its prevalence and evidence of partial degradation," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 166, no. , pp. 1-7, 1998
  • Hailat, N. Q. and Lafi, S. Q, "A deficiency in the slow moving immunoglobulin in Awassi sheep," Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, vol. 21, no. , pp. 1-3, 1998
  • Lafi, S. Q., Khamas, W. A., Hailat, N. Q., Al-Darraji, A. M. and Fathalla, M. A., "Vaginal cytology in small ruminants," Indian Veterinary Journal , vol. 74, no. , pp. 662-665, 1997
  • Lafi, S. Q., Al-Darraji, A. M., Hailat, N .Q. and Fathalla, M., "Ovine freemartinism," Indian Veterinary Journal, vol. 74, no. , pp. 339-340, 1999
  • Hailat, N., Lafi, S., Al-Darraji, A., El-Maghrabi, H., Al-Ani, F., and Fathalla, M., "Fetal anasarca in Awassi sheep," Australian Veterinary Journal, vol. 75, no. , pp. 257-259, 1997
  • Lafi, S. and Fathalla, M., "Artificial insemination in Awassi ewes using fresh diluted semen," Indian Veterinary Journal, vol. 74, no. , pp. 223-225, 1997
  • N. Hailat, A. Al-Darraji, S.Q. Lafi and Z.Al-Bateineh., "Sheep pulmonary adenomatosis associated with syncytial cells and intranuclear inclusion bodies," The Cancer Journal, vol. 10, no. , pp. 121-124, 1997
  • Hailat, N., Lafi, S.Q., AL-Darraji, A. and Al-Ani, F., "Equine babesiosis associated with strenuous exercise: clinical and pathological studies in Jordan," Veterinary Parasitology, vol. 69, no. , pp. 1-8, 1997
  • Hailat, N. Q., Lafi, S. Q. Al-Darraji, A. m., Al-Ani, F. and Fathalla, M. A., "Ovine fetal maceration," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 25, no. , pp. 89-91, 1997
  • N. Hailat, S. Nouh, A.Al-Darraji, S. Lafi, F. Al-Ani and A. Al-Majali., "Prevalence and pathology of foreign body (plastics) in Awassi sheep in Jordan," Small Ruminant Research, vol. 24, no. , pp. 43-48, 1996
  • Bateineh, Z. M., Hailat, N., Lafi, S., and Bani Hani, I., "Ultrastructural Morphology of the Dorsal Lobe of the Prostate Gland In Cadmium and Zink Treated ," Rats. Proceedings of microscopy and microanalysis, Microscopy Society of America, 54th Annual Meeting., vol. , no. , pp. 746-747, 1996
  • Hailat, N., , "Comparative ultrastructural study of camel, cow and horse Neutrophil," Proceedings of microscopy and , vol. microanalysis, no. , pp. 992-993, 1996
  • Hailat, N., Fathalla, M., Lafi, S. and Al-Rawashdeh, O., "Unusual multiple abnormalities in a bovine reproductive tract," , vol. 30, no. , pp. 85-86, 1996
  • Hailat, N., , "Twin foetal Maceration in a cow associated with persistent corpus luteum and closed cervix," Bovine Practitioner, vol. 30, no. , pp. 83-84, 1996
  • Hailat, N., , "Traumatic hepatitis in an Awassi sheep associated with septicaemia," Pakistan Veterinary Journal, vol. 16, no. , pp. 50-51, 1996
  • Hailat, N., Lafi, S., Al-Darraji, A. and Fathalla, M, "Bilateral ovarian hematoma in a heifer. ," Indian Veterinary Journal, vol. 73, no. , pp. 791-792, 1996
  • Al-Rawashdeh, O.F., , "Effect of feed deprivation on blood levels of Glucose,," Acta Veterinaria, vol. 45, no. , pp. 175-186, 1995
  • Hailat, N., Al-Rawashdeh, O., , "Significant changes in some blood parameters in severely emaciated sheep associated with rumen impaction by plastic objects: a clinical perspective.," Journal of Egyptian Veterinary Medical Association, vol. 55, no. , pp. 353-360, 1995
  • Al-Rawashdeh, O., , "Effects of starvation on serum levels of calcium, phosphorous, uric acid and creatinine in newly hatched broiler chicks," Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 1081-1085, 1995
  • Lafi, "Reproductive and production performance of Friesian dairy cattle in Jordan," Preventive Veterinary Medicine , vol. 22, no. , pp. 227-234, 1995
  • Hailat, N. Q., Bateineh, Z., , "Effect of ," International Journal of Pharmacognosy, vol. 33, no. , pp. 21-24, 1995
  • Lafi, "Incidence of clinical mastitis and prevalence of sub-clinical udder infections in Jordan dairy cattle," Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 18, no. , pp. 89-98, 1994
  • Al-Rawashdeh, O.F., Abdul-Aziz, T.A., , "Blood ketone body (?," Indian Journal of Animal, vol. 64, no. , pp. 50-51, 1994
  • Hailat, N., Al-Rawashdeh, O., , "An outbreak of sheep pox associated with unusual winter conditions in Jordan," Tropical Animal Health And Production, vol. 26, no. , pp. 79-80, 1994
  • Lafi, S.Q, "National cross-sectional study of mastitis in Jordan dairy cattle," Tropical Animal Health and Production, vol. 26, no. , pp. 168-173, 1994
  • Hailat, N., Bateineh, Z., , "Comparative ultra structural study of camel, cow and horse basophile," Proceedings of the 52nd annual meeting of the electron microscopy society of America, vol. , no. , pp. 202-204, 1994
  • Hailat, N., Fathalla, M., , "Sudden death of a heifer caused by bleeding from the reticular vein," Canadian Veterinary Journal, vol. 34, no. , pp. 698-, 1993
  • Lafi,, "An explanation of the use of principal-components analysis to detect and correct for multicollinearity," Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 13, no. , pp. 261-275, 1992
  • Laf, "Epidemiologic and economic study of the repeat breeder syndrome in Michigan dairy cattle: I.," Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 14, no. , pp. 87-98, 1992
  • Lafi, "Epidemiologic and economic study of the repeat breeder syndrome in Michigan dairy cattle: II. Economic Modeling.," Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 14, no. , pp. 99-114, 1992
  • Lafi, "Predicting Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) Scores using Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores," Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, vol. 17, no. , pp. 38-45, 1990
  • Lafi, S. Q, "Risk factors and associated economic effects of the repeat breeder syndrome in dairy cattle," Veterinary Bulletin, vol. 55, no. , pp. 891-903, 1988
  • "Emergence of mcr-1 gene and carbapenemase-encoding genes among colistin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates in Jordan", Journal of Infection and Public Health
  • "Genotypes and subtypes of Cryptosporidium spp. in diarrheic lambs and goat kids in northern Greece ", Parasitology International
  • "Identification of Escherichia coli from broiler chickens in Jordan, their antimicrobial resistance, gene characterization and the associated risk factors ", BMC Veterinary Research
  • "Identification of risk factors associated with antimicrobial resistance in equine fecal Escherichia coli isolates", Infection, Genetics and Evolution
  • "Longitudinal and abattoir-based surveillance of MERS-CoV in camels in Jordan, 2018-2020", Heliyon
  • "Multi-drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: Phenotypic and Genotypic Resistance Profiles and the Associated Risk Factors in Teaching Hospital in Jordan", Journal of Infection and Public Health
  • "Occurrence, virulence, and resistance genes in Salmonella enterica isolated from an integrated poultry company in Jordan", Poultry Science
  • "Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa mastitis in a dairy cow herd in northern Greece and its control with an autogenous vaccine", Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences
  • "Risk factors associated with mcr-1 colistin-resistance gene in Escherichia coli broiler samples in northern Jordan", Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance
  • "Risk factors for Cryptosporidium infection in small ruminants in northern Greece ", veterinary Parasitology
  • "Seroprevalence and associated risk factors of Coxiella burnetti (Q fever) in goats and sheep in northern Jordan", Tropical Animal Health and Production
  • Head of Department, Department of Veterinary Pathology and Public Health, Jan 2022 - Sep 2022
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2021 - Sep 2022
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2020 - Sep 2021
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2019 - Sep 2020
  • Head of Department, Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Sep 2000 - Sep 2002
  • Assistant Dean, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medical Sciences, Sep 1998 - Sep 2000
  • Veterinary Services center supervisor, Faculty Of Veterinary Medicine, Sep 1995 - Sep 2000
  • Faculty Member, Department of Veterinary Pathology and Public Health, Jan 1990 - Present
  • ADVANCED BIOSTATISTICS
  • ANALYTICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS
  • ANALYTICAL VETERINARY EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • ANIMAL HEALTH
  • ANIMAL HEALTH (NOT FOR VETERINARY MEDICAL AND AGRICULTURE STUDENTS)
  • ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
  • ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND WELFARE
  • BIOSTATISTICS
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY AND HERD HEALTH
  • EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
  • EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS (LAB)
  • INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • PRACTICAL TRAINING II
  • VET BIOSTATISTICS
  • VET EPIDEMIOLOGY AND HERD HEALTH
  • VETERINARY BIOSTATISTICS
  • VETERINARY BIOSTATISTICS (LAB)