Emily S Gurley

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Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. pmc Family and community concerns about post-mortem needle biopsies in a Muslim society
    Emily S Gurley
    GPO 128, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    BMC Med Ethics 12:10. 2011
  2. pmc Medically unexplained illness and the diagnosis of hysterical conversion reaction (HCR) in women's medicine wards of Bangladeshi hospitals: a record review and qualitative study
    Emily A Kendall
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Bigelow 740, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Womens Health 12:38. 2012
  3. pmc Seasonal concentrations and determinants of indoor particulate matter in a low-income community in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emily S Gurley
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, International Center for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Environ Res 121:11-6. 2013
  4. pmc Estimating the burden of maternal and neonatal deaths associated with jaundice in Bangladesh: possible role of hepatitis E infection
    Emily S Gurley
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Public Health 102:2248-54. 2012
  5. pmc Fatal outbreak from consuming Xanthium strumarium seedlings during time of food scarcity in northeastern Bangladesh
    Emily S Gurley
    Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 5:e9756. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Rates of hospital-acquired respiratory illness in Bangladeshi tertiary care hospitals: results from a low-cost pilot surveillance strategy
    Emily S Gurley
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1084-90. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Etiologies of bacterial meningitis in Bangladesh: results from a hospital-based study
    Emily S Gurley
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:475-83. 2009
  8. pmc Person-to-person transmission of Nipah virus in a Bangladeshi community
    Emily S Gurley
    Program on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1031-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk of nosocomial transmission of Nipah virus in a Bangladesh hospital
    Emily S Gurley
    Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, Centre for Health and Population Research, ICDDR B, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:740-2. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Piloting the use of indigenous methods to prevent Nipah virus infection by interrupting bats' access to date palm sap in Bangladesh
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Post Box128, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Promot Int 28:378-86. 2013

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Publications43

  1. pmc Family and community concerns about post-mortem needle biopsies in a Muslim society
    Emily S Gurley
    GPO 128, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    BMC Med Ethics 12:10. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to better understand family and community concerns and decision-making about post-mortem needle biopsies in this low-income, predominantly Muslim country in order to design an informed consent process...
  2. pmc Medically unexplained illness and the diagnosis of hysterical conversion reaction (HCR) in women's medicine wards of Bangladeshi hospitals: a record review and qualitative study
    Emily A Kendall
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Bigelow 740, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Womens Health 12:38. 2012
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  3. pmc Seasonal concentrations and determinants of indoor particulate matter in a low-income community in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emily S Gurley
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, International Center for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Environ Res 121:11-6. 2013
    ..Interventions to reduce biomass burning could result in a daily reduction of 75μg/m(3) (40%) in time-weighted average PM(2.5) concentrations...
  4. pmc Estimating the burden of maternal and neonatal deaths associated with jaundice in Bangladesh: possible role of hepatitis E infection
    Emily S Gurley
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Public Health 102:2248-54. 2012
    ..We estimated the population-based incidence of maternal and neonatal mortality associated with hepatitis E virus (HEV) in Bangladesh...
  5. pmc Fatal outbreak from consuming Xanthium strumarium seedlings during time of food scarcity in northeastern Bangladesh
    Emily S Gurley
    Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 5:e9756. 2010
    ..An outbreak characterized by vomiting and rapid progression to unconsciousness and death was reported in Sylhet Distrct in northeastern Bangladesh following destructive monsoon floods in November 2007...
  6. doi request reprint Rates of hospital-acquired respiratory illness in Bangladeshi tertiary care hospitals: results from a low-cost pilot surveillance strategy
    Emily S Gurley
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1084-90. 2010
    ..Patients hospitalized in resource-poor health care settings are at increased risk for hospital-acquired respiratory infections due to inadequate infrastructure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Etiologies of bacterial meningitis in Bangladesh: results from a hospital-based study
    Emily S Gurley
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:475-83. 2009
    ..Case-fatality ratios were 10% for N. meningitidis, 22% for S. pneumoniae, and 24% for Hib. Bacterial meningitis from vaccine-preventable pathogens causes significant morbidity and mortality in Bangladesh in adults and children...
  8. pmc Person-to-person transmission of Nipah virus in a Bangladeshi community
    Emily S Gurley
    Program on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1031-7. 2007
    ..Capacity for person-to-person transmission increases the potential for wider spread of this highly lethal pathogen and highlights the need for infection control strategies for resource-poor settings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk of nosocomial transmission of Nipah virus in a Bangladesh hospital
    Emily S Gurley
    Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, Centre for Health and Population Research, ICDDR B, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:740-2. 2007
    ..No evidence of recent Nipah virus infection was detected despite substantial exposures and minimal use of personal protective equipment...
  10. doi request reprint Piloting the use of indigenous methods to prevent Nipah virus infection by interrupting bats' access to date palm sap in Bangladesh
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Post Box128, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Promot Int 28:378-86. 2013
    ..Further studies should explore its ability to prevent bats from accessing date palm sap and assess if its use produces more or better quality sap, which would provide further incentives to make it more acceptable for its regular use. ..
  11. pmc Nipah virus infection outbreak with nosocomial and corpse-to-human transmission, Bangladesh
    Hossain M S Sazzad
    ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:210-7. 2013
    ..4%, matched odds ratio undefined). Efforts to prevent transmission should focus on reducing caregivers' exposure to infected patients' bodily secretions during care and traditional burial practices...
  12. ncbi request reprint A low-cost approach to measure the burden of vaccine preventable diseases in urban areas
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Vaccine 28:4903-12. 2010
    ..0 deaths per 100,000 children <5 years of age per year. This low-cost approach can provide data to support vaccine introduction and the health impact of newly introduced vaccines...
  13. pmc Incidence of influenza-like illness and severe acute respiratory infection during three influenza seasons in Bangladesh, 2008-2010
    Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, 68, Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed, Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Bull World Health Organ 90:12-9. 2012
    ..To determine how much influenza contributes to severe acute respiratory illness (SARI), a leading cause of death in children, among people of all ages in Bangladesh...
  14. doi request reprint Use of infrared camera to understand bats' access to date palm sap: implications for preventing Nipah virus transmission
    M Salah Uddin Khan
    PIDVS, HSID, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, 1212 Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 7:517-25. 2010
    ..Efforts that prevent bat access to the shaved surface and the sap stream of the tree could reduce Nipah spillovers to the human population...
  15. pmc Social ecological analysis of an outbreak of pufferfish egg poisoning in a coastal area of Bangladesh
    M Saiful Islam
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:498-503. 2011
    ....
  16. pmc Recurrent zoonotic transmission of Nipah virus into humans, Bangladesh, 2001-2007
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1229-35. 2009
    ..Interventions to prevent virus transmission from bats to humans and from person to person are needed...
  17. doi request reprint Date palm sap collection: exploring opportunities to prevent Nipah transmission
    Nazmun Nahar
    Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences PIDVS, Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division HSID, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 7:196-203. 2010
    ..Further studies to explore the effectiveness of these methods and to motivate gachhis to invest their time and money to use them could reduce the risk of human Nipah infection in Bangladesh...
  18. ncbi request reprint Family caregivers in public tertiary care hospitals in Bangladesh: risks and opportunities for infection control
    M Saiful Islam
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:305-10. 2014
    ..Family caregivers are integral to patient care in Bangladeshi public hospitals. This study explored family caregivers' activities and their perceptions and practices related to disease transmission and prevention in public hospitals...
  19. pmc Incidence of respiratory virus-associated pneumonia in urban poor young children of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2011
    Nusrat Homaira
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 7:e32056. 2012
    ..Pneumonia is the leading cause of childhood death in Bangladesh. We conducted a longitudinal study to estimate the incidence of virus-associated pneumonia in children aged <2 years in a low-income urban community in Dhaka, Bangladesh...
  20. pmc A randomized controlled trial of interventions to impede date palm sap contamination by bats to prevent nipah virus transmission in Bangladesh
    Salah Uddin Khan
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 7:e42689. 2012
    ..Fruit bats, the natural reservoir of NiV, commonly contaminate raw sap with saliva by licking date palm's sap producing surface. We evaluated four types of physical barriers that may prevent bats from contacting sap...
  21. ncbi request reprint Poultry slaughtering practices in rural communities of bangladesh and risk of avian influenza transmission: a qualitative study
    Nadia Ali Rimi
    Center for Communicable Diseases CCD, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, GPO Box 128, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 11:83-93. 2014
    ....
  22. doi request reprint The role of landscape composition and configuration on Pteropus giganteus roosting ecology and Nipah virus spillover risk in Bangladesh
    Micah B Hahn
    Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, SAGE Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh EcoHealth Alliance, New York City, New York Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services, Dhaka, Bangladesh Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:247-55. 2014
    ..3-90.6). This study suggests that, in addition to human population density, composition and structure of the landscape shared by P. giganteus and humans may influence the geographic distribution of Nipah virus spillovers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exploring pig raising in Bangladesh: implications for public health interventions
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Vet Ital 49:7-17. 2013
    ..Interventions that offer social support to reduce stigma and highlight economic benefits of disease control might interest of pig raisers in accepting interventions targeting pig borne zoonoses...
  24. pmc Multiple outbreaks of puffer fish intoxication in Bangladesh, 2008
    Nusrat Homaira
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:440-4. 2010
    ..Lack of knowledge about marine puffer toxicity contributed to the outbreaks. Health communication campaigns will enhance people's knowledge and may prevent future outbreaks...
  25. pmc Influenza in outpatient ILI case-patients in national hospital-based surveillance, Bangladesh, 2007-2008
    Rashid Uz Zaman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 4:e8452. 2009
    ..To explore the epidemiology and seasonality of influenza throughout the country and among all age groups, we established nationally representative hospital-based surveillance necessary to guide influenza prevention and control efforts...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bangladeshi backyard poultry raisers' perceptions and practices related to zoonotic transmission of avian influenza
    Rebeca Sultana
    Center for Communicable Diseases, ICCDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Infect Dev Ctries 6:156-65. 2012
    ..This paper explores the perception of Bangladeshi backyard poultry raisers regarding poultry sickness and zoonotic disease transmission and relevant practices...
  27. doi request reprint Date palm sap linked to Nipah virus outbreak in Bangladesh, 2008
    Muhammad Aziz Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:65-72. 2012
    ..We investigated a cluster of patients with encephalitis in the Manikgonj and Rajbari Districts of Bangladesh in February 2008 to determine the etiology and risk factors for disease...
  28. pmc Transmission of human infection with Nipah virus
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1743-8. 2009
    ..Efforts to prevent transmission should focus on decreasing bat access to date palm sap and reducing family members' and friends' exposure to infected patients' saliva...
  29. doi request reprint Infrastructure and contamination of the physical environment in three Bangladeshi hospitals: putting infection control into context
    Nadia Ali Rimi
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 9:e89085. 2014
    ..This paper describes the physical structure and environmental contamination in selected hospital wards in three government hospitals in Bangladesh...
  30. pmc Cluster of Nipah virus infection, Kushtia District, Bangladesh, 2007
    Nusrat Homaira
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 5:e13570. 2010
    ..In March 2007, we investigated a cluster of Nipah encephalitis to identify risk factors for Nipah infection in Bangladesh...
  31. doi request reprint Clinical presentation of nipah virus infection in Bangladesh
    M Jahangir Hossain
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 46:977-84. 2008
    ..In Bangladesh, 4 outbreaks of Nipah virus infection were identified during the period 2001-2004...
  32. pmc Seroprevalence of antibodies against highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus among poultry workers in Bangladesh, 2009
    Sharifa Nasreen
    Center for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 8:e73200. 2013
    ..Despite exposure to sick poultry, no farm or market poultry workers were seropositive for HPAI H5N1 virus antibodies (95% confidence interval 0-1%). ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for hospital-acquired diarrhea in three tertiary care public hospitals in bangladesh
    Mejbah Uddin Bhuiyan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia Khulna Medical College Hospital, Khulna, Bangladesh Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, Rajshahi, Bangladesh Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, IEDCR, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:165-72. 2014
    ..Further research to identify the responsible organisms and transmission routes could inform prevention strategies. ..
  34. pmc Causes of early childhood deaths in urban Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Amal K Halder
    Program on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Science, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 4:e8145. 2009
    ..The child mortality in urban Dhaka was substantially lower than the national rate. Mortality rates were not affected by recall periods between 1 and 5 years...
  35. pmc Hospital-based prevalence of malaria and dengue in febrile patients in Bangladesh
    Labib I Faruque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:58-64. 2012
    ..Dengue infection is widespread across Bangladesh, but malaria is sufficiently uncommon that it should not be assumed as the cause of fever without laboratory confirmation...
  36. pmc Hospital-based surveillance for Japanese encephalitis at four sites in Bangladesh, 2003-2005
    M Jahangir Hossain
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:344-9. 2010
    ..Infection with JEV is clearly an etiology of encephalitis in Bangladesh. Population-based studies to quantify burden of disease could assess options for targeted immunization programs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Backyard poultry raising in Bangladesh: a valued resource for the villagers and a setting for zoonotic transmission of avian influenza. A qualitative study
    R Sultana
    Center for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Rural Remote Health 12:1927. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to understand why people raise backyard poultry and to characterize people's regular interaction with their poultry...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pig illnesses and epidemics: a qualitative study on perceptions and practices of pig raisers in Bangladesh
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Vet Ital 48:157-65. 2012
    ..A better surveillance system for pig diseases would provide an opportunity to identify the transmission of diseases, determine whether they pose a risk to humans, or whether they contribute to the emergence of diseases...
  39. pmc A novel low-cost approach to estimate the incidence of Japanese encephalitis in the catchment area of three hospitals in Bangladesh
    Repon C Paul
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Government of the People s Republic of Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:379-85. 2011
    ..8-4.9), 1.4 in Khulna (95% CI = 0.9-4.1), and 0.6 in Chittagong (95% CI = 0.4-0.9). Bangladesh should consider a pilot project to introduce JE vaccine in high-incidence areas...
  40. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of influenza-associated hospitalizations and outpatient visits in Bangladesh during 2010
    Mejbah U Bhuiyan
    ICDDR, B, Centre for Communicable Diseases, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 8:406-13. 2014
    ..We estimated the annual economic burden of influenza-associated hospitalizations and outpatient visits in Bangladesh...
  41. pmc Understanding community perceptions, social norms and current practice related to respiratory infection in Bangladesh during 2009: a qualitative formative study
    Fosiul A Nizame
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:901. 2011
    ..Respiratory infections are the leading cause of childhood deaths in Bangladesh. Promoting respiratory hygiene may reduce infection transmission. This formative research explored community perceptions about respiratory infections...
  42. ncbi request reprint Long-term neurological and functional outcome in Nipah virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    Divisions of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases and Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:235-42. 2007
    ..Long-term neurological assessments of survivors are limited. We assessed long-term neurologic and functional outcomes of 22 patients surviving NiV illness in Bangladesh...
  43. pmc Genetic characterization of Nipah virus, Bangladesh, 2004
    Brian H Harcourt
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1594-7. 2005
    ..We describe the genetic characterization of a new strain of NV isolated during outbreaks in Bangladesh (NV-B) in 2004, which confirms that NV was the etiologic agent responsible for these outbreaks...