M Jahangir Hossain

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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. ..
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Foodborne transmission of Nipah virus, Bangladesh
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1888-94. 2006
    ..This investigation suggests that Nipah virus was transmitted from P. giganteus to persons through drinking fresh date palm sap...
  16. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis outbreak caused by respiratory syncytial virus in southwest Bangladesh, 2010
    Farhana Haque
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e866-71. 2012
    ..We investigated this outbreak to determine the etiology and explore possible risk factors...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc 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. ..
  19. pmc Anthrax outbreaks in Bangladesh, 2009-2010
    Apurba Chakraborty
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:703-10. 2012
    ..Addressing these challenges and adopting a joint animal and human health approach could contribute to detecting and preventing such outbreaks in the future...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Salmonella Virchow from a fruit bat (Pteropus giganteus)
    Ausraful Islam
    International Center for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68, Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 10:348-51. 2013
    ..Close associations between frugivorous bats, humans, and livestock in rural Bangladesh make it likely that the bat was infected by consuming contaminated water. ..
  26. pmc Zinc supplementation in children with cholera in Bangladesh: randomised controlled trial
    S K Roy
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68, Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMJ 336:266-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the impact of zinc supplementation in children with cholera...