Dr. Salma Elnour Rahma


Assistant Professor, Microbiology

Dr. Salma Elnour Rahma joined as Assistant Professor in Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, CoHS, GMU Ajman in February 2022 after serving as assistant professor of Microbiology and Parasitology in Medical Laboratories at various Sudanese Universities for over a decade.

Areas of interest:

  • Parasitic infections
  • Fungal infections, immunology and antifungal drugs
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Antimicrobial resistance breakers


  • Ph.D in Molecular Microbiology- Al-Neelain University Sudan-2019.
  • Master’s degree in Microbiology in tropical medicine – Sudan Academy of Sciences, Council of Biological Studies, New Technologies and Environment-2010.
  • B.Sc. of Medical Laboratory Sciences (Major: Microbiology and Parasitology)-The National Ribat University-2007.


  • Case Report: Mycobacterium. abscesus peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patient Sudan. Haitham Elbir¹, Ibtihal Omer ², Hassan A Musa2, Maha A Hummeida3, and Salma Elnour². Indian Journal of peritoneal Dialysis 2010.
  • Case report: Francisella tularensis bacteremia a case report from Sudan. S E R Mohamed1, A I Mubaral2, L O Alfarooq2. Journal of Case report in infectious diseases 2012.
  • New Delhi Metallo-β-lactamase (NDM)-mediated Carbapenem- Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Clinical Isolates in Sudan.Salma Elnour Rahma Mohamed1, Alfadil Alobied1*, Mohamed Ibrahim Saeed2 and Wafa Mohamed Hussien3 . South Asian Journal of Research in Microbiolog 2018.
  • blaOXA-48 Carbapenem Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Clinical Isolates in Sudan. Salma Elnour Rahma Mohamed1*, Alfadil Alobied1, Wafa Mohamed Hussien2 andMohamed Ibrahim Saeed3. Journal of Advances in Microbiology, 2456-7116,Vol.: 10,Issue.: 4. 2018.
  • Distribution of extended spectrum beta-lactamase TEM and CTX-M resistance genes among proteus species isolated in Sudan HA Musa, MAMA Osman, YH Abdelaziz, S Mohamed. VacciMonitor 2019, 28(2) ; 80- 84.