Mohammad Shafiul Alam

Summary

Affiliation: ICDDR,B
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Summary:
Expert in Parasitology and Medical entomology
Grants:
TDR-WHO small grant award 2009
For the project: Plasmodium infection rates among the anopheles mosquitoes in border belt areas of Bangladesh.

New Researcher Award-2008 by ICDDR,B
For the project: Evaluating new diagnostic methods for malaria with particular emphasis on loopmediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) and urine ELISA and their comparison with available diagnostic methods

Seed Money by SAMS and Velux Stiftung in 2010
Allelic diversity in MSP1 and MSP2 gene of Plasmodium falciparum from malaria patients in Bangladesh

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Present situation of vector-control management in Bangladesh: a wake up call
    Dinesh Mondal
    Parasitology Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Policy 87:369-76. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Relationship between sand fly fauna and kala-azar endemicity in Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Acta Trop 112:23-5. 2009
  3. pmc Malaria prevalence in endemic districts of Bangladesh
    Ubydul Haque
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 4:e6737. 2009
  4. pmc Prevalence of anopheline species and their Plasmodium infection status in epidemic-prone border areas of Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    Parasitology Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Malar J 9:15. 2010
  5. pmc Evaluation of rK-39 strip test using urine for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic area in Bangladesh
    Md Gulam Musawwir Khan
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Parasit Vectors 3:114. 2010
  6. pmc Mapping hypoendemic, seasonal malaria in rural Bandarban, Bangladesh: a prospective surveillance
    Wasif A Khan
    ICDDR, B International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Clinical Sciences Division
    Malar J 10:124. 2011
  7. pmc Survey of domestic cattle for anti-Leishmania antibodies and Leishmania DNA in a visceral leishmaniasis endemic area of Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Vet Res 7:27. 2011
  8. pmc Real-time PCR assay and rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of clinically suspected malaria patients in Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    Parasitology Laboratory, ICDDR B GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Malar J 10:175. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Present situation of vector-control management in Bangladesh: a wake up call
    Dinesh Mondal
    Parasitology Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Policy 87:369-76. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to identify the favorable factors and the constraints of present vector-control management in Bangladesh...
  2. doi request reprint Relationship between sand fly fauna and kala-azar endemicity in Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Acta Trop 112:23-5. 2009
    ..Among Sergentomyia species Sergentomyia shorttii Adler & Theodor contributed 14.4% of the total collection. Density of sand flies both vector and non-vector species were significantly higher in endemic areas than non-endemic areas...
  3. pmc Malaria prevalence in endemic districts of Bangladesh
    Ubydul Haque
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 4:e6737. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to obtain this baseline on the prevalence of malaria and bed net use in the thirteen malaria endemic districts of Bangladesh...
  4. pmc Prevalence of anopheline species and their Plasmodium infection status in epidemic-prone border areas of Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    Parasitology Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Malar J 9:15. 2010
    ..This study was designed with an intention to identify anopheline species and possible malaria vectors in the border belt areas, where the malaria is endemic in Bangladesh...
  5. pmc Evaluation of rK-39 strip test using urine for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic area in Bangladesh
    Md Gulam Musawwir Khan
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Parasit Vectors 3:114. 2010
    ..3%, respectively, compared to serum based rK-39 test. The findings suggest that the urine based rK-39 test could be a practical and efficient tool for the diagnosis of VL patients in rural areas, particularly where resources are limited...
  6. pmc Mapping hypoendemic, seasonal malaria in rural Bandarban, Bangladesh: a prospective surveillance
    Wasif A Khan
    ICDDR, B International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Clinical Sciences Division
    Malar J 10:124. 2011
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  7. pmc Survey of domestic cattle for anti-Leishmania antibodies and Leishmania DNA in a visceral leishmaniasis endemic area of Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Vet Res 7:27. 2011
    ..Recently-developed molecular assay loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) was also performed for further sensitive detection of parasite DNA...
  8. pmc Real-time PCR assay and rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of clinically suspected malaria patients in Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    Parasitology Laboratory, ICDDR B GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Malar J 10:175. 2011
    ..A study was conducted to establish a SYBR Green-based modified real-time PCR assay as a gold standard to evaluate the performance of four commercially-available malaria RDTs, along with the classical gold standard- microscopy...