The International Arabic Journal of Antimicrobial Agents


The IAJAA is a peer reviewed journal published by for The Arab Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antimicrobials, Cairo, Egypt.


Appropriate use of antimicrobials leads to complete cure and prevention of infections, while inappropriate use may result in treatment failure and death of patients. 



New Message from the Editor-in-Chief


Dear colleagues and friends,

The IAJAA enters its fourth year and succeeded in reaching thousand of colleagues and readers worldwide.


The journal is the result of extensive efforts of the Arab Alliance for Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents (ArAPUA), Cairo, Egypt,  to realize the ambition and aspiration of its members to establish a peer reviewed, and International Arabic Journal of Antimicrobial Agents which is devoted to publish their research studies.

The journal is an open access on-line title with rapid publication of articles in all fields and aspects of antimicrobial agents. Indexed in EBSCO EJSEBSCO (STM SOURCE)Google ScholarIndex CopernicusSCImagoAmerican Chemical Abstracts Society (CAS) - CA/CAplus databasesScilit. 

The journal aims to publish basic research, clinical and laboratory studies and reports which are related to the use of antimicrobial agents in biosphere. The journal also aims to advance the education and knowledge on proper use of antimicrobial agents as well as to enhance personal and official communication and cooperation between Arab and international researches. In particular, the journal will focus on the issue of antimicrobial resistance, and encourage to publish studies and reports which are investigating the epidemiology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance for all infectious and commensal organisms. The journal editorial team is committed to maintain a high international and scientific standard.  


The journal editorial board appeal to all Arab researchers to contribute genuinely to advance the task of the IAJAA in order to serve the life of patients and future heath of people in their communities.


We are looking forward to receiving your submission of research and review studies, case reports and notes for discussion.


Professor Asem A. Shehabi

November 2014