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Table 6 The first prolific toxicology authors from the 13 Middle Eastern Arab countries with their affiliations and publication patterns

From: A bibliometric analysis of toxicology research productivity in Middle Eastern Arab countries during a 10-year period (2003–2012)

Country Total publications for the country Author No. (%)aof toxicology publications Total publications for authorb Affiliation
Egypt 617 Yousef, M.I. 29 (4.7) 41 Alexandria University, Department of Environmental Studies, Alexandria
KSA 326 Gondal, M.A. 25 (7.7) 124 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Department of Physics, Dharan, Saudi Arabia
UAE 142 Petroianu, G.A. 26 (18.3) 112 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, United Arab Emirates
Jordan 57 Maslat, A.O. 8 (14.0) 8 Yarmouk University, Department of Biological Sciences, Irbid, Jordan
Kuwait 60 Narayana, K. 7 (11.7) 47 Health Sciences Center Kuwait Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Safat, Kuwait
Lebanon 46 Shihadeh, A. 12 (26.1) 32 American University of Beirut, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Beirut, Lebanon
Oman 34 Ali, B.H. 17 (50.0) 58 Sultan Qaboos University, Department of Pharmacology, Muscat, Oman
Iraq 20 Mohammad, F.K. 5 (25.0) 26 University of Mosul, Department of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Mosul, Iraq
Palestine 18 Zyoud, S.H. 6 (33.3) 49 Poison Control and Drug Information Center (PCDIC), College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
Qatar 13 Busselberg, D. 3 (23.1) 3 Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Doha, Qatar
SAR 10 Ahmed, S. 4 (40.0) 21 International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas Syria, Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic
Yemen 9 Al-Zubairi, A.S. 2 (22.2) 29 Sana’a University, Faculty of Medicine, Sana’a, Yemen
Bahrain 4 Sequeira, R.P. 1 (25.0) 42 Arabian Gulf University, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Manama, Bahrain
  1. UAE, United Arab Emirates; KSA, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; SAR, Syrian Arab Republic.
  2. aPercentage of toxicology publications for the first prolific toxicology author from the total number of documents for each country.
  3. bTotal of all publications for each author during the period of study.