M S Islam

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of Shigellae from stools of dysentery patients by culture and polymerase chain reaction techniques
    M S Islam
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 16:248-51. 1998
  2. doi request reprint Effects of local climate variability on transmission dynamics of cholera in Matlab, Bangladesh
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1165-70. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Hygiene intervention reduces contamination of weaning food in Bangladesh
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 18:250-8. 2013
  4. pmc Seasonality of cholera from 1974 to 2005: a review of global patterns
    Michael Emch
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:31. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Faecal contamination of drinking water sources of Dhaka city during the 2004 flood in Bangladesh and use of disinfectants for water treatment
    M Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    J Appl Microbiol 103:80-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Biofilm acts as a microenvironment for plankton-associated Vibrio cholerae in the aquatic environment of Bangladesh
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Microbiol Immunol 51:369-79. 2007
  7. pmc Phenotypic, genotypic, and antibiotic sensitivity patterns of strains isolated from the cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe
    Mohammad S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, 68 Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed, Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2325-7. 2011
  8. pmc Chemotaxis between Vibrio cholerae O1 and a blue-green alga, Anabaena sp
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Epidemiol Infect 134:645-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Organization of the CTX prophage in environmental isolates of Vibrio mimicus
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Microbiol Immunol 49:779-84. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Pandemic strains of O3:K6 Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the aquatic environment of Bangladesh
    M Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, GPO 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Can J Microbiol 50:827-34. 2004

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of Shigellae from stools of dysentery patients by culture and polymerase chain reaction techniques
    M S Islam
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 16:248-51. 1998
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  2. doi request reprint Effects of local climate variability on transmission dynamics of cholera in Matlab, Bangladesh
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1165-70. 2009
    ..The synergistic effect of temperature and sunshine hours provided the highest number of cholera cases...
  3. doi request reprint Hygiene intervention reduces contamination of weaning food in Bangladesh
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 18:250-8. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to measure the impact of a hygiene intervention on the contamination of weaning food in Bangladesh...
  4. pmc Seasonality of cholera from 1974 to 2005: a review of global patterns
    Michael Emch
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:31. 2008
    ..The results suggest that cholera outbreaks demonstrate seasonal patterns in higher absolute latitudes, but closer to the equator, cholera outbreaks do not follow a clear seasonal pattern...
  5. ncbi request reprint Faecal contamination of drinking water sources of Dhaka city during the 2004 flood in Bangladesh and use of disinfectants for water treatment
    M Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    J Appl Microbiol 103:80-7. 2007
    ..To describe the extent of faecal pollution and point of use water treatment strategy during and after the 2004 flood in Dhaka...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biofilm acts as a microenvironment for plankton-associated Vibrio cholerae in the aquatic environment of Bangladesh
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Microbiol Immunol 51:369-79. 2007
    ..This study indicates that plexiglass can act as a bait to form biofilm, a microenvironment that provides shelter for plankton containing V. cholerae in the aquatic environment of Bangladesh...
  7. pmc Phenotypic, genotypic, and antibiotic sensitivity patterns of strains isolated from the cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe
    Mohammad S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, 68 Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed, Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2325-7. 2011
    ..All of the strains were susceptible to tetracycline, doxycycline, ciprofloxacin, and azithromycin by disc diffusion, but susceptibility to tetracycline and azithromycin diminished when observed using the MIC method...
  8. pmc Chemotaxis between Vibrio cholerae O1 and a blue-green alga, Anabaena sp
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Epidemiol Infect 134:645-8. 2006
    ..cholerae O1 than the mutant (hap-) towards mucin and the homogenates of Anabaena sp. might be due to the activity of mucinase. These results indicate the role of mucinase in the chemotactic motility of V. cholerae O1 towards Anabaena sp...
  9. ncbi request reprint Organization of the CTX prophage in environmental isolates of Vibrio mimicus
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Microbiol Immunol 49:779-84. 2005
    ..Ribotype pattern revealed that a particular clone of V. mimicus acquired the CTXPhi in the aquatic environment. This study demonstrated that V. mimicus could act as a reservoir of CTXPhi in the aquatic environment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pandemic strains of O3:K6 Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the aquatic environment of Bangladesh
    M Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, GPO 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Can J Microbiol 50:827-34. 2004
    ..This is the first report on the isolation of pandemic O3:K6 strains of V. parahaemolyticus from the aquatic environment of Bangladesh...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variation of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 in the aquatic environment of Bangladesh and its correlation with the clinical strains
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Microbiol Immunol 48:773-7. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the study of the molecular ecology of V. cholerae O1 in relation to its environmental reservoir is important in identifying virulent strains that cause disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Detection of non-culturable Shigella dysenteriae 1 from artificially contaminated volunteers' fingers using fluorescent antibody and PCR techniques
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 15:65-70. 1997
    ..The non-culturable S. dysenteriae was detected by PCR and FA techniques. This study elaborates on the role that fingers have in the transmission of shigellae...
  13. ncbi request reprint Wastewater-grown duckweed may be safely used as fish feed
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka
    Can J Microbiol 50:51-6. 2004
    ..The wastewater-grown duckweed did not pose any health hazard to the handlers. These results demonstrated that the wastewater-treated duckweed may be safely used as fish feed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role of cyanobacteria in the persistence of Vibrio cholerae O139 in saline microcosms
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Can J Microbiol 50:127-31. 2004
    ..cholerae O139 could be detected in association with cyanobacteria for up to 15 months. These results, therefore, suggest that cyanobacteria can act as a long-term reservoir of V. cholerae O139 in an aquatic environment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Involvement of the hap gene (mucinase) in the survival of Vibrio cholerae O1 in association with the blue-green alga, Anabaena sp
    M S Islam
    Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Can J Microbiol 48:793-800. 2002
    ..These results indicate that the enzyme mucinase may play an important role in the association and long-term survival of V. cholerae O1 with a mucilaginous blue-green alga, Anabaena sp...
  16. doi request reprint Purification of household water using a novel mixture reduces diarrhoeal disease in Matlab, Bangladesh
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, G P O Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:341-5. 2011
    ..Among the intervention families, 73 families decided to shift from using tube well water to surface water using the mixture. The mixture could be used as a cheaper, easier and simpler point-of-use water treatment strategy in Bangladesh...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association of Vibrio cholerae O1 with the cyanobacterium, Anabaena sp., elucidated by polymerase chain reaction and transmission electron microscopy
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 93:36-40. 1999
    ..This is the first time that PCR and immunoelectron microscopy have been used to detect nonculturable V. cholerae in association with Anabaena sp. This study further clarifies the role of Anabaena sp. as a possible reservoir of cholera...
  18. ncbi request reprint Virulence properties of rough and smooth strains of Vibrio cholerae O1
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Microbiol Immunol 48:229-35. 2004
    ..05) between these properties. This study demonstrated that the rough strains are equally pathogenic and as important as smooth strains...
  19. ncbi request reprint Survival of Shigella dysenteriae type 1 on fomites
    M S Islam
    ICDDR, B: Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 19:177-82. 2001
    ..Fomites can be considered an important potential route of transmission of VBNC S. dysenteriae type 1 and a significant factor in the epidemiology of shigellosis...
  20. pmc Microbiological analysis of tube-well water in a rural area of Bangladesh
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:3328-30. 2001
    ..Results for some of the parameters were outside the accepted limits recommended by the World Health Organization for drinking water. It is concluded that water from tube-wells should be treated if used as drinking water...
  21. pmc Characterization of Aeromonas trota strains that cross-react with Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal
    M J Albert
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 33:3119-23. 1995
    ..Studies on bacteria that share somatic antigen with V. cholerae O139 may shed further light on the genesis of V. cholerae O139...
  22. pmc Prevalence of enterotoxin genes in Aeromonas spp. isolated from children with diarrhea, healthy controls, and the environment
    M J Albert
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 38:3785-90. 2000
    ..For the first time, Aeromonas eucrenophila was isolated from two children, one with diarrhea and another without diarrhea...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of subcutaneous versus oral methotrexate in active rheumatoid arthritis
    M S Islam
    Dr Md Sirajul Islam, Medical Officer, Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 22:483-8. 2013
    ..52%) and alopecia (72% vs. 85%). The results of the study demonstrated that subcutaneous MTX was significantly more effective than oral MTX at the same dosage in active Rheumatoid arthritis patients with no increase in side effects. ..
  24. doi request reprint Tubewell water quality and predictors of contamination in three flood-prone areas in Bangladesh
    S P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Appl Microbiol 105:1002-8. 2008
    ..To measure enteric bacterial contamination of tubewells in three flood prone areas in Bangladesh and the relationship of bacteriological contamination with tubewell sanitary inspection scores...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seaweeds as a reservoir for diverse Vibrio parahaemolyticus populations in Japan
    Zahid Hayat Mahmud
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Int J Food Microbiol 118:92-6. 2007
    ..However, V. parahaemolyticus occurrence had positive correlation with water temperature and its abundance in seaweeds was at least 50 times higher during summer than in winter...
  26. ncbi request reprint Wilson's disease in children with blindness: an atypical presentation
    M Rukunuzzaman
    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 22:176-9. 2013
    ..A 14 years old boy of WD presented to us with blindness, tremor and slurred speech along with end stage liver disease. Blindness was thought to be due to optic neuropathy which reversed after drug treatment...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint The management of cubitus varus using Ilizarov method
    M M Bari
    Professor Dr Md Mofakhkharul Bari, Honorary Professor, National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation NITOR, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 22:504-7. 2013
    ..5 weeks (10-22). The mean carrying angle was corrected from -19.8°(-10°-32°) to 6.2°(2°-12°). In patients with cubitus varus was from 35.5° (22°-45°). There were 11 excellent and one good result. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Coronary angiographic profile in bangladeshi patients with metabolic syndrome and ischemic heart disease
    M M Rahman
    Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 21:702-8. 2012
    ..80% vs. 0.90%) in metabolic syndrome group. Metabolic syndrome has primary predictive ability for CAD. A metabolic profile should form part of the risk assessment in all patients with coronary disease, not just those who are obese...
  30. doi request reprint Determination of Serum Antioxidant Vitamins, Glutathione and MDA Levels in Panic Disorder Patients
    Z Nahar
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Drug Res (Stuttg) 63:424-8. 2013
    ..020) in patient group. Our study reveals that panic disorder patients have considerably higher level of MDA, lower level of antioxidant vitamins and glutathione than the healthy control subjects. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Aetiology and risk stratification of patients presenting with atrial fibrillation
    M S Islam
    Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 22:308-12. 2013
    ..Chronic rheumatic heart disease is one of the major causes of atrial fibrillation in hospital admitted patients & risk stratification revealed that most of the patients were in risk for future stroke...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and Risk Factors of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Dhaka City Population
    M S Islam
    Dr Mohammad Syedul Islam, Research Assistant, Department of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University BSMMU, Shahbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 22:547-51. 2013
    ..6%) found to be risk factor of COPD. Regression analysis revealed that age (p<0.001), sex (p<0.001), smoking duration (p<0.001) and low socioeconomic condition (p<0.05) as independent risk factors for COPD. ..
  33. doi request reprint Presence of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in biofilms formed in water containers in poor households coincides with epidemic seasons in Dhaka
    D Ahmed
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Appl Microbiol 114:1223-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate if biofilms may be potential reservoirs for the waterborne pathogen enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) in household water in Dhaka, Bangladesh...
  34. ncbi request reprint Total proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis by stapling technique
    M T Jalal
    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 21:729-35. 2012
    ..Excision of all the affected mucosa is an essential part of the procedure. Our experience with the ileal pouch-anal anastomosis using stapling devices without mucosectomy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric measurements of the arm span and their correlation with the stature of bangladeshi adult muslim females
    S Z Laila
    Dr Syeda Zamila Hasan Laila, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Northern International Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 19:561-4. 2010
    ..Subject was collected from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka and some urban region of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The present study showed significant (p<0.001) positive correlation between the stature and the arm span...
  36. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in relation to selected anthropometric measurements in senior citizens
    M A Moni
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine NIPSOM, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 19:254-8. 2010
    ..05), high WC (male p<0.05 and female p<0.01) and high WHR (female p<0.001). Percentage of hypertensive was higher among the seniors of the study areas especially among those who were overweight/obese or at health risk by WC/WHR...
  37. ncbi request reprint Seropositivity of Helicobacter Pylori among the fish handlers
    S S Ullah
    Department of Microbiology, National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Hospital, Dhaka Medical College, Sher E Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 19:219-24. 2010
    ..Pylori infection than non fish handlers and higher age group persons are more prone to H. Pylori infection. A significant number of seropositive persons have association with positive RUT and H & E staining report...
  38. ncbi request reprint Wilson's disease with hepatic presentation in childhood
    M B Karim
    Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 16:29-32. 2007
    ..A combination of various clinical and laboratory parameters were used for the diagnosis of Wilson's disease in the studied children with hepatic presentation...
  39. doi request reprint Occurrence, seasonality and genetic diversity of Vibrio vulnificus in coastal seaweeds and water along the Kii Channel, Japan
    Zahid Hayat Mahmud
    Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 64:209-18. 2008
    ..Seaweeds can thus act as a potential habitat for V. vulnificus and are more unsafe for consumption during summer...