Dinesh Mondal

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of single-dose liposomal amphotericin B for visceral leishmaniasis in a rural public hospital in Bangladesh: a feasibility study
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 2:e51-7. 2014
  2. pmc Reducing visceral leishmaniasis by insecticide impregnation of bed-nets, Bangladesh
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:1131-4. 2013
  3. pmc Peripheral blood buffy coat smear: a promising tool for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis
    M Abdus Salam
    Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 50:837-40. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Insecticide-treated bed nets in rural Bangladesh: their potential role in the visceral leishmaniasis elimination programme
    Dinesh Mondal
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1382-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Recent advances in post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 24:418-22. 2011
  6. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis elimination programme in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal: reshaping the case finding/case management strategy
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Laboratory Sciences Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e355. 2009
  7. 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
  8. pmc Chemical and environmental vector control as a contribution to the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis on the Indian subcontinent: cluster randomized controlled trials in Bangladesh, India and Nepal
    Anand B Joshi
    Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Med 7:54. 2009
  9. pmc Entamoeba histolytica infection in children and protection from subsequent amebiasis
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Infect Immun 74:904-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlation of interferon-gamma production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells with childhood malnutrition and susceptibility to amebiasis
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:340-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of single-dose liposomal amphotericin B for visceral leishmaniasis in a rural public hospital in Bangladesh: a feasibility study
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 2:e51-7. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess the tolerability, safety, and cure rate of single-dose liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome, Gilead, USA) for visceral leishmaniasis treatment in such a setting in Bangladesh...
  2. pmc Reducing visceral leishmaniasis by insecticide impregnation of bed-nets, Bangladesh
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:1131-4. 2013
    ..This intervention reduced VL by 66.5%. Widespread bed-net impregnation with slow-release insecticide may control VL in Bangladesh...
  3. pmc Peripheral blood buffy coat smear: a promising tool for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis
    M Abdus Salam
    Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 50:837-40. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Insecticide-treated bed nets in rural Bangladesh: their potential role in the visceral leishmaniasis elimination programme
    Dinesh Mondal
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1382-9. 2010
    ..To analyse the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of insecticide-treated bed nets with slow-release insecticides (KO Tab 123) as an option for kala-azar vector management in Bangladesh...
  5. doi request reprint Recent advances in post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 24:418-22. 2011
    ..This review focuses on recent advances in diagnosis, new insights into pathogenesis and case management...
  6. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis elimination programme in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal: reshaping the case finding/case management strategy
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Laboratory Sciences Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e355. 2009
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Chemical and environmental vector control as a contribution to the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis on the Indian subcontinent: cluster randomized controlled trials in Bangladesh, India and Nepal
    Anand B Joshi
    Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Med 7:54. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Entamoeba histolytica infection in children and protection from subsequent amebiasis
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Infect Immun 74:904-9. 2006
    ..The challenge of producing an effective vaccine will be to improve upon naturally acquired immunity, which does not provide absolute protection from reinfection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlation of interferon-gamma production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells with childhood malnutrition and susceptibility to amebiasis
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:340-4. 2007
    ..49, P = 0.07). We conclude that production of IFN-gamma is linked to nutritional status and predicts future susceptibility to symptomatic amebiasis...
  11. pmc Prospective case-control study of the association between common enteric protozoal parasites and diarrhea in Bangladesh
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1191-7. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica-associated diarrheal illness is negatively associated with the growth of preschool children: evidence from a prospective study
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, G P O Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:1032-8. 2006
    ..01-8.52, P=0.047) more likely to be malnourished and 4.69 times (95% CI 1.55-14.18, P=0.006) more prone to be stunted. Entamoeba histolytica-associated diarrheal illness was negatively associated with the growth of preschool children...
  13. pmc Attribution of malnutrition to cause-specific diarrheal illness: evidence from a prospective study of preschool children in Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:824-6. 2009
    ..and Entamoeba histolytica were significantly more prevalent in malnourished children. We concluded that the malnutrition attributed risk is not equal for enteric pathogens associated with diarrheal illness...
  14. ncbi request reprint Oral polio vaccine response in breast fed infants with malnutrition and diarrhea
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Vaccine 32:478-82. 2014
    ..These data are consistent with a defect in induction of immunity in the gut for OPV but not parenteral vaccines, a defect that may be amenable to intervention in part via promotion of exclusive breastfeeding. ..
  15. pmc Contribution of enteric infection, altered intestinal barrier function, and maternal malnutrition to infant malnutrition in Bangladesh
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Laboratory Sciences Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 54:185-92. 2012
    ..Our goal was to determine the contribution of specific enteric infections to malnutrition-associated diarrhea and to determine the role of enteric infections in the development of malnutrition...
  16. pmc Diagnosis of amebic liver abscess and amebic colitis by detection of Entamoeba histolytica DNA in blood, urine, and saliva by a real-time PCR assay
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2798-801. 2010
    ..histolytica DNA in liver abscess and intestinal infection, respectively. We conclude that the detection of E. histolytica DNA in saliva and urine could be used as a diagnostic tool for amebic liver abscess...
  17. pmc Low prevalence of Leishmania donovani infection among the blood donors in kala-azar endemic areas of Bangladesh
    M Mamun Huda
    Centre for Communicable Disease, ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Infect Dis 13:62. 2013
    ..No information is available about the prevalence of Leishmania infection among blood donors in Bangladesh; therefore we aimed to investigate this question...
  18. ncbi request reprint Giardia assemblage A infection and diarrhea in Bangladesh
    Rashidul Haque
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Infect Dis 192:2171-3. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate that genotypic differences in virulence and fecundity may help to explain why not every Giardia infection results in disease, but they need to be confirmed in other urban populations of the developing world...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of acute diarrhea with emphasis on Entamoeba histolytica infections in preschool children in an urban slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Rashidul Haque
    Centre for Health and Population Research, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:398-405. 2003
    ..Understanding the etiology, frequency, and consequences of acute diarrhea in children from a developing country should aid in the design of interventions to improve child health...
  21. ncbi request reprint Multiplex real-time PCR assay for detection of Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia intestinalis, and Cryptosporidium spp
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:713-7. 2007
    ....
  22. pmc Active case detection in national visceral leishmaniasis elimination programs in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal: feasibility, performance and costs
    M Mamun Huda
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 12:1001. 2012
    ..This paper evaluates the performance and feasibility of adapting ACD strategies into national programs for VL elimination in Bangladesh, India and Nepal...
  23. pmc Real-time-PCR assay for diagnosis of Entamoeba histolytica infection
    Shantanu Roy
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2168-72. 2005
    ..In conclusion, all three methods for the detection of E. histolytica were highly specific, with real-time PCR being the most sensitive...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Visceral leishmaniasis-associated mortality in Bangladesh: a retrospective cross-sectional study
    M Mamun Huda
    Centre for Population, Urbanization and Climate Change, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMJ Open 4:e005408. 2014
    ..To investigate visceral leishmaniasis (VL) deaths and risk factors in two VL endemic areas of Bangladesh...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of PCR-based diagnoses for visceral leishmaniasis in Bangladesh
    Md Gulam Musawwir Khan
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Parasitol Int 63:327-31. 2014
    ..We recommend the PCR targeting ITS1 using peripheral blood buffy coat DNA as an alternate, less invasive diagnostic choice for the confirmation of L. donovani infection. ..
  27. 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...
  28. pmc Comparison of clinical and laboratory characteristics of intestinal amebiasis with shigellosis among patients visiting a large urban diarrheal disease hospital in Bangladesh
    Sumon Kumar Das
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:339-44. 2013
    ..45 [0.22-0.94] 0.036), and fecal leukocytes (0.21 [0.12-0.35] < 0.001) in stool were independently associated with IA. Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of IA and shigellosis varied distantly from each other...
  29. doi request reprint Effects of in utero arsenic exposure on child immunity and morbidity in rural Bangladesh
    Rubhana Raqib
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Toxicol Lett 185:197-202. 2009
    ..The effect seemed to be partially gender dependent. Arsenic exposure also affected breast milk content of trophic factors and maternal morbidity...
  30. pmc Toolkit for monitoring and evaluation of indoor residual spraying for visceral leishmaniasis control in the Indian subcontinent: application and results
    M Mamun Huda
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Trop Med 2011:876742. 2011
    ..Conclusion. The M&E toolkit is a useful instrument for detecting constraints in IRS operations and to trigger timely response...
  31. doi request reprint Zinc therapy for diarrhoea improves growth among Bangladeshi infants 6 to 11 months of age
    Aliya Naheed
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Mohakhali, Bangladesh
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:89-93. 2009
    ..We assessed the effect of zinc for the treatment of diarrhoea implemented at the community level on physical growth among children 6 to 35 months of age...
  32. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for detection of Leishmania DNA in buffy coat from visceral leishmaniasis patients
    Md Gulam Musawwir Khan
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Parasit Vectors 5:280. 2012
    ....
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. pmc Low-dose beta-carotene supplementation and deworming improve serum vitamin A and beta-carotene concentrations in preschool children of Bangladesh
    Rashidul Haque
    Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:230-7. 2010
    ..Low-dose beta-carotene supplementation, along with an antihelminthic therapy, synergistically improved vitamin A status. This finding has public-health implications for improving vitamin A status of children in developing countries...
  35. ncbi request reprint Innate and acquired resistance to amebiasis in bangladeshi children
    Rashidul Haque
    Centre for Health and Population Research, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Infect Dis 186:547-52. 2002
    ..This was associated with an 86% reduction in new infection over 1 year. Amebiasis is a common and potentially serious infection in children from Dhaka, and both innate and acquired immune responses limit infection...