A K Siddique

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology of rotavirus and cholera in children aged less than five years in rural Bangladesh
    A K Siddique
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:1-8. 2011
  2. ncbi Cholera outbreaks in the classical biotype era
    A K Siddique
    ICDDR, B, 68 Shahed Tajuddin Ahamed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 379:1-16. 2014
  3. doi El Tor cholera with severe disease: a new threat to Asia and beyond
    A K Siddique
    Public Health Sciences Division PHSD, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Epidemiol Infect 138:347-52. 2010
  4. pmc Emergence of a new clone of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 biotype El Tor displacing V. cholerae O139 Bengal in Bangladesh
    S M Faruque
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 35:624-30. 1997
  5. pmc Molecular analysis of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal strains isolated in Bangladesh between 1993 and 1996: evidence for emergence of a new clone of the Bengal vibrios
    S M Faruque
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka
    J Clin Microbiol 35:2299-306. 1997
  6. pmc Viable but nonculturable Vibrio cholerae O1 in biofilms in the aquatic environment and their role in cholera transmission
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17801-6. 2007
  7. pmc Serogroup, virulence, and genetic traits of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the estuarine ecosystem of Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:6268-74. 2009
  8. pmc Seasonal cholera caused by Vibrio cholerae serogroups O1 and O139 in the coastal aquatic environment of Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4096-104. 2006
  9. pmc Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae in the aquatic environment of Mathbaria, Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2849-55. 2006
  10. pmc Molecular characterization of a new ribotype of Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal associated with an outbreak of cholera in Bangladesh
    S M Faruque
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 37:1313-8. 1999

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Epidemiology of rotavirus and cholera in children aged less than five years in rural Bangladesh
    A K Siddique
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:1-8. 2011
    ..The study revealed that 12-14% of the hospitalizations in rural Bangladesh in this age-group were due to rotavirus infection, which has not been previously documented...
  2. ncbi Cholera outbreaks in the classical biotype era
    A K Siddique
    ICDDR, B, 68 Shahed Tajuddin Ahamed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 379:1-16. 2014
    ..cholerae O1 as epidemic and endemic strain. This long co-existence has provided us with great opportunity to improve our understanding of the disease itself and answer some important questions. ..
  3. doi El Tor cholera with severe disease: a new threat to Asia and beyond
    A K Siddique
    Public Health Sciences Division PHSD, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Epidemiol Infect 138:347-52. 2010
    ..However, if cholera due to strains with increased severity spread to other areas where treatment facilities are limited, there are likely to be many more cholera deaths...
  4. pmc Emergence of a new clone of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 biotype El Tor displacing V. cholerae O139 Bengal in Bangladesh
    S M Faruque
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 35:624-30. 1997
    ..Further studies are required to assess the epidemic potential of the newly emerged clone of V. cholerae O1 and to understand the mechanism of emergence of new clones of toxigenic V. cholerae...
  5. pmc Molecular analysis of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal strains isolated in Bangladesh between 1993 and 1996: evidence for emergence of a new clone of the Bengal vibrios
    S M Faruque
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka
    J Clin Microbiol 35:2299-306. 1997
    ..Thus, strains belonging to the O139 serogroup may have emerged from similar serotype-specific genetic changes in more than one progenitor strain of V. cholerae...
  6. pmc Viable but nonculturable Vibrio cholerae O1 in biofilms in the aquatic environment and their role in cholera transmission
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17801-6. 2007
    ..cholerae cells freshly discharged into the environment are significantly less robust than cells adapted to environmental conditions...
  7. pmc Serogroup, virulence, and genetic traits of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the estuarine ecosystem of Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:6268-74. 2009
    ..The demonstrated prevalence of tdh-positive and diarrheagenic serogroup O8:K21 strains in coastal villages of Bangladesh indicates a significant human health risk for inhabitants...
  8. pmc Seasonal cholera caused by Vibrio cholerae serogroups O1 and O139 in the coastal aquatic environment of Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4096-104. 2006
    ..cholerae O139 have been demonstrated. Based on the results of this study, the coastal ecosystem of the Bay of Bengal is concluded to be a significant reservoir for the epidemic serogroups of V. cholerae...
  9. pmc Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae in the aquatic environment of Mathbaria, Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2849-55. 2006
    ..The biofilm community is concluded to be an additional reservoir of cholera bacteria in the aquatic environment between seasonal epidemics of cholera in Bangladesh...
  10. pmc Molecular characterization of a new ribotype of Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal associated with an outbreak of cholera in Bangladesh
    S M Faruque
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 37:1313-8. 1999
    ..6-kb region of the SXT element in strains which were susceptible to the antibiotics. Thus, V. cholerae O139 strains in Bangladesh are also undergoing considerable reassortments in genetic elements encoding antimicrobial resistance...
  11. pmc Increasing spectrum in antimicrobial resistance of Shigella isolates in Bangladesh: resistance to azithromycin and ceftriaxone and decreased susceptibility to ciprofloxacin
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:158-67. 2007
    ..The growing antimicrobial resistance of Shigella is worrying and mandates monitoring of resistance. Pivmecillinam or ciprofloxacin might be considered for treating shigellosis with caution...
  12. pmc Childhood mortality due to drowning in rural Matlab of Bangladesh: magnitude of the problem and proposed solutions
    Anwarul Iqbal
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:370-6. 2007
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  13. pmc Effect of transport at ambient temperature on detection and isolation of Vibrio cholerae from environmental samples
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2185-90. 2006
    ..cholerae from freshwater ecosystems can be achieved by holding samples at the ambient temperature, an observation that has significant implications for tracking this pathogen in diverse aquatic environments...
  14. pmc Prevalence of G2P[4] and G12P[6] rotavirus, Bangladesh
    Mustafizur Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:18-24. 2007
    ..1%) during this season. Because recently licensed rotavirus vaccines include only the P[8] specificity, it is unknown how the vaccines will perform in settings where non-P[8] types are prevalent...
  15. ncbi Cholera
    David A Sack
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 363:223-33. 2004
    ..Appropriate case management has reduced deaths from diarrhoeal disease by an estimated 3 million per year compared with 20 years ago. Vaccination was thought to have no role for cholera, but new oral vaccines are showing great promise...
  16. pmc Causes for hospitalizations at upazila health complexes in Bangladesh
    Sirajuddin Ahmed
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:399-404. 2010
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  17. pmc Emergence of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi with decreased ciprofloxacin susceptibility in Bangladesh
    M Rahman
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Epidemiol Infect 134:433-8. 2006
    ..All strains were susceptible to ceftriaxone. The emergence of MDR S. Typhi with decreased ciprofloxacin susceptibility will further complicate the therapy of typhoid fever because of the lack of optimum treatment guidelines...
  18. pmc New variants of Vibrio cholerae O1 biotype El Tor with attributes of the classical biotype from hospitalized patients with acute diarrhea in Bangladesh
    G Balakrish Nair
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3296-9. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the existence of such novel strains may have implications for the development of a cholera vaccine...
  19. ncbi Perception and practice of rest during pregnancy among mothers and family decision-makers
    K Akram
    Epidemic Control Preparedness Programme, HPED, ICDDR, B, Bangladesh
    J Trop Pediatr 46:311-3. 2000
    ..000) associated with the socioeconomic status of the family. Our study suggests that the inability to take rest was due to workload at home, illiteracy, low socioeconomic status and failure of family members to share the workload...