Nusrat Homaira

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. pmc Influenza-associated mortality in 2009 in four sentinel sites in Bangladesh
    Nusrat Homaira
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Saheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhalai, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Bull World Health Organ 90:272-8. 2012
  2. 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
  3. ncbi Nipah virus outbreak with person-to-person transmission in a district of Bangladesh, 2007
    N Homaira
    Programme on Infectious Disease and Vaccine Sciences, Health System and Infectious Disease Division, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research IEDCR Dhaka, Mohakhali, Bangladesh
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1630-6. 2010
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. pmc Population-based incidence of severe acute respiratory virus infections among children aged <5 years in rural Bangladesh, June-October 2010
    Sharifa Nasreen
    ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 9:e89978. 2014

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Influenza-associated mortality in 2009 in four sentinel sites in Bangladesh
    Nusrat Homaira
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Saheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhalai, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Bull World Health Organ 90:272-8. 2012
    ..To estimate influenza-associated mortality in Bangladesh in 2009...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi Nipah virus outbreak with person-to-person transmission in a district of Bangladesh, 2007
    N Homaira
    Programme on Infectious Disease and Vaccine Sciences, Health System and Infectious Disease Division, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research IEDCR Dhaka, Mohakhali, Bangladesh
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1630-6. 2010
    ..The outbreak was spread by person-to-person transmission. Risk of NiV infection in family caregivers highlights the need for infection control practices to limit transmission of potentially infectious body secretions...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
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  8. 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. pmc Population-based incidence of severe acute respiratory virus infections among children aged <5 years in rural Bangladesh, June-October 2010
    Sharifa Nasreen
    ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 9:e89978. 2014
    ..To address this gap in knowledge, we conducted a longitudinal study to estimate the incidence of SARIs among children in rural Bangladesh...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi Microbiological evaluation of the efficacy of soapy water to clean hands: a randomized, non-inferiority field trial
    Nuhu Amin
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Stanford University, Stanford, California University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:415-23. 2014
    ..3 CFU, P = 0.046) but was less efficacious than scrubbing hands with soapy water. Soapy water is an inexpensive and microbiologically effective cleansing agent to improve handwashing among households with vulnerable children. ..
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. pmc Early detection of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Bangladesh
    Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:146-9. 2012
    ..Surveillance facilitated response weeks before the spread of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection to the general population...