Mohammad Shafiul Alam

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Performance of a HRP-2/pLDH based rapid diagnostic test at the Bangladesh-India-Myanmar border areas for diagnosis of clinical malaria
    Rubayet Elahi
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Malar J 12:378. 2013
  2. pmc Diversity of anopheline species and their Plasmodium infection status in rural Bandarban, Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Parasit Vectors 5:150. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Evaluation of the OnSite (Pf/Pan) rapid diagnostic test for diagnosis of clinical malaria
    Abu Naser Mohon
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research Bangladesh icddr, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Malar J 11:415. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The Practice of Jhum Cultivation and its Relationship to Plasmodium falciparum Infection in the Chittagong Hill Districts of Bangladesh
    Sean R Galagan
    Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Centre for Population, Urbanization and Climate Change, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:374-83. 2014

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Performance of a HRP-2/pLDH based rapid diagnostic test at the Bangladesh-India-Myanmar border areas for diagnosis of clinical malaria
    Rubayet Elahi
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Malar J 12:378. 2013
    ..This study assessed the performance of a HRP-2/pLDH based RDT (Parascreen® Pan/Pf) in a laboratory setting utilizing clinical samples obtained from the field...
  2. pmc Diversity of anopheline species and their Plasmodium infection status in rural Bandarban, Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Parasit Vectors 5:150. 2012
    ..Within these studies entomological surveillance has been undertaken to study the role of the existing anopheline species involved in the malaria transmission cycle throughout the year...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  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 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Evaluation of the OnSite (Pf/Pan) rapid diagnostic test for diagnosis of clinical malaria
    Abu Naser Mohon
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research Bangladesh icddr, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Malar J 11:415. 2012
    ..This study evaluates OnSite (Pf/Pan) antigen test, a new RDT introduced by CTK Biotech Inc, USA for malaria diagnosis in a reference setting...
  10. ncbi request reprint The Practice of Jhum Cultivation and its Relationship to Plasmodium falciparum Infection in the Chittagong Hill Districts of Bangladesh
    Sean R Galagan
    Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Centre for Population, Urbanization and Climate Change, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:374-83. 2014
    ..These results confirm that jhum cultivation is an independent risk factor for malaria infection and underscore the need for malaria testing and treatment services to reach remote populations in the Chittagong Hill Districts. ..
  11. pmc Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum malaria in pregnant women in the Chittagong Hill Districts of Bangladesh
    Wasif A Khan
    Centre for Population, Urbanization and Climate Change, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 9:e98442. 2014
    ..The nature and impact of malaria, however, is not well understood in pregnant women residing in areas of low, unstable malaria transmission where P. falciparum and P. vivax co-exist...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint A new visually improved and sensitive loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for diagnosis of symptomatic falciparum malaria
    Abu Naser Mohon
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N4N1 Electronic address
    Acta Trop 134:52-7. 2014
    ..Thus, the new method is sensitive and specific, can be carried out in a very short time, and can substitute PCR in healthcare clinics and standard laboratories. ..
  15. pmc Malaria hotspots drive hypoendemic transmission in the Chittagong Hill Districts of Bangladesh
    Sabeena Ahmed
    Centre for Population, Urbanization and Climate Change, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 8:e69713. 2013
    ..The highest rates of malaria in Bangladesh occur in the Chittagong Hill Districts, and Plasmodium falciparum (predominately chloroquine resistant) is the most prevalent species...
  16. pmc Short communication: evaluation of a new rapid diagnostic test for quality assurance by kala azar elimination programme in bangladesh
    Md Gulam Musawwir Khan
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Parasitol Res 2011:862475. 2011
    ..This study showed that the performance of the "Onsite Leishmania Ab Rapid Test" strip tests was up to the recommended level...
  17. pmc Application of RFLP-PCR-Based Identification for Sand Fly Surveillance in an Area Endemic for Kala-Azar in Mymensingh, Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    Parasitology Laboratory, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Parasitol Res 2012:467821. 2012
    ..The RFLP-PCR could be useful tools for taxonomic identification and Leishmania infection monitoring in endemic areas of Bangladesh...