Kamruddin Ahmed

Summary

Affiliation: Oita University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Novel sylvatic rabies virus variant in endangered golden palm civet, Sri Lanka
    Takashi Matsumoto
    Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2346-9. 2011
  2. pmc Arctic-like rabies virus, Bangladesh
    Khondoker Mahbuba Jamil
    Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control, and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:2021-4. 2012
  3. pmc Evaluation of a monoclonal antibody-based rapid immunochromatographic test for direct detection of rabies virus in the brain of humans and animals
    Kamruddin Ahmed
    Research Promotion Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:736-40. 2012
  4. pmc Circulating rotaviral RNA in children with rotavirus antigenemia
    Kamruddin Ahmed
    Research Promotion Institute, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    J Negat Results Biomed 12:5. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of human rabies viruses in Sri Lanka
    Takashi Matsumoto
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Infect Genet Evol 18:160-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of VP7 gene of human rotaviruses from Bangladesh
    Kamruddin Ahmed
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Institute of Scientific Research, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virus Genes 40:347-56. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of an improved rapid neutralizing antibody detection test (RAPINA) for qualitative and semiquantitative detection of rabies neutralizing antibody in humans and dogs
    Akira Nishizono
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Yufu City, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Vaccine 30:3891-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Whole-genome analysis of a human rabies virus from Sri Lanka
    Takashi Matsumoto
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Arch Virol 156:659-69. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a rapid neutralizing antibody test for rabies
    Seiji Shiota
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Yufu City, Oita, Japan
    J Virol Methods 161:58-62. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of a human group C rotavirus detected first in Turkey
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virus Genes 39:157-64. 2009

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Publications28

  1. pmc Novel sylvatic rabies virus variant in endangered golden palm civet, Sri Lanka
    Takashi Matsumoto
    Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2346-9. 2011
    ..We report a novel sylvatic rabies virus variant detected in a golden palm civet in Sri Lanka. Evolutionary analysis suggests the virus diverged from canine rabies viruses in Sri Lanka in ≈1933 (range 1886-1963)...
  2. pmc Arctic-like rabies virus, Bangladesh
    Khondoker Mahbuba Jamil
    Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control, and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:2021-4. 2012
    ..Its glycoprotein has 3 potential N-glycosylation sites that affect viral pathogenesis. Diversity of rabies virus might have public health implications in Bangladesh...
  3. pmc Evaluation of a monoclonal antibody-based rapid immunochromatographic test for direct detection of rabies virus in the brain of humans and animals
    Kamruddin Ahmed
    Research Promotion Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:736-40. 2012
    ..The RICT is reliable, user friendly, rapid, robust, and can be used in laboratories with a modest infrastructure...
  4. pmc Circulating rotaviral RNA in children with rotavirus antigenemia
    Kamruddin Ahmed
    Research Promotion Institute, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    J Negat Results Biomed 12:5. 2013
    ..Such information may help in understanding rotavirus pathogenesis and eventually be useful for diagnosis, treatment and prevention...
  5. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of human rabies viruses in Sri Lanka
    Takashi Matsumoto
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Infect Genet Evol 18:160-7. 2013
    ..This indicates that the movement of dogs, the main rabies-transmitting animal in Sri Lanka, is restricted in some areas but less limited in others. These data may help to formulate a more efficient rabies control program in Sri Lanka. ..
  6. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of VP7 gene of human rotaviruses from Bangladesh
    Kamruddin Ahmed
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Institute of Scientific Research, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virus Genes 40:347-56. 2010
    ..This study showed that the generation of diverse strains continued as evidenced by long G2, short G1 and G9 strains, and various combinations of G and P types...
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of an improved rapid neutralizing antibody detection test (RAPINA) for qualitative and semiquantitative detection of rabies neutralizing antibody in humans and dogs
    Akira Nishizono
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Yufu City, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Vaccine 30:3891-6. 2012
    ..RAPINA can be used to monitor the success of preexposure prophylaxis in at-risk persons, vaccine coverage, and animal control. It can also be used in laboratories with modest facilities and where a large number of samples are screened...
  8. doi request reprint Whole-genome analysis of a human rabies virus from Sri Lanka
    Takashi Matsumoto
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Arch Virol 156:659-69. 2011
    ..Whole-genome phylogenetic analysis showed that strain H-08-1320 formed an independent lineage and did not cluster with rabies viruses from other countries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a rapid neutralizing antibody test for rabies
    Seiji Shiota
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Yufu City, Oita, Japan
    J Virol Methods 161:58-62. 2009
    ..The RAPINA test is a simple, safe and rapid method, which can be a substitute for neutralizing tests that use live viruses, cultured cells and fluorescence microscopy. This test might be useful for screening a large number of sera...
  10. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of a human group C rotavirus detected first in Turkey
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virus Genes 39:157-64. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of rabies in Vietnam
    Junpei Yamagata
    Division of Microbiology, Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 51:833-40. 2007
    ..Phylogenetically G genes of RVs from Vietnam and Thailand were clustered together. Our study suggests that Vietnamese and Thai RVs are closely related and might have originated from a common ancestor...
  12. doi request reprint Five-year (January 2004-December 2008) surveillance on animal bite and rabies vaccine utilization in the Infectious Disease Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Moazzem Hossain
    Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Vaccine 29:1036-40. 2011
    ..Only a negligible number of patients received rabies immunoglobulin (RIG). To prevent further human deaths and economic losses intra-dermal TCV regime and equine RIG should be immediately introduced in Bangladesh...
  13. doi request reprint Co-dominance of G1 and emerging G3 rotaviruses in Hong Kong: a three-year surveillance in three major hospitals
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    J Clin Virol 50:325-33. 2011
    ..Sentinel surveillance is advised to monitor impact post-vaccine introduction and to document changes in genotype distribution...
  14. pmc Inaccurate identification of rotavirus genotype G9 as genotype G3 strains due to primer mismatch
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virol J 9:144. 2012
    ..Moreover, of 300 rotaviruses tested, 28.3% were untypable by set A primers whereas only 12.3% were untypable by set B primers. Our findings reinforce the need to periodically monitor the primers used for RVA genotyping...
  15. doi request reprint A simple and rapid immunochromatographic test kit for rabies diagnosis
    Akira Nishizono
    Division of Microbiology, Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu City, Oita, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 52:243-9. 2008
    ..This diagnostic test is suitable for rabies screening, particularly in areas with a high prevalence of rabies and where the fluorescent antibody test is not available...
  16. doi request reprint A pilot study on intradermal vaccination of Japanese rabies vaccine for pre-exposure immunization
    Seiji Shiota
    Department of Infectious Diseases Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Yufu City, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Vaccine 26:6441-4. 2008
    ..The intradermal PCEC-K regimen was found to be safe and effective in inducing adequate VNA levels with the use of a smaller quantity of vaccine and within a shorter period of time...
  17. doi request reprint A survey of the dog population in rural Bangladesh
    Moazzem Hossain
    Disease Control, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Prev Vet Med 111:134-8. 2013
    ..We propose that extrapolating from the human:dog ratios of other regions not be relied upon for estimating dog populations, unless the ratios can be supplemented by actual counts of dogs within the target area...
  18. doi request reprint Serial passage of a street rabies virus in mouse neuroblastoma cells resulted in attenuation: potential role of the additional N-glycosylation of a viral glycoprotein in the reduced pathogenicity of street rabies virus
    Kentaro Yamada
    Research Promotion Project, Oita University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Yufu, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Virus Res 165:34-45. 2012
    ..Taken together, we propose that the number of N-glycosylation sites in the G protein is one of the determinants of the pathogenicity of street rabies viruses...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Efficacy of intradermal regimen using Japanese rabies vaccine for pre-exposure prophylaxis]
    Seiji Shiota
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 84:9-13. 2010
    ..The intradermal PCEC-K regimen was found to be safe and effective in inducing adequate VNA using a smaller amount of vaccine within a shorter period...
  20. ncbi request reprint Detection and molecular characterization of diarrhea causing viruses in single and mixed infections in children: A comparative study between Bangladesh and Turkey
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu Shi, Oita, Japan
    J Med Virol 86:1159-68. 2014
    ..Enteric viruses and mixed infections were more prevalent in Bangladesh than in Turkey. J. Med. Virol. 86:1159-1168, 2014. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  21. doi request reprint Detection of human bocavirus in the cerebrospinal fluid of children with encephalitis
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    Clin Infect Dis 54:964-7. 2012
    ..No further pathogens were detected in the cerebrospinal fluid of these patients...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of a new tumor necrosis factor-alpha-inducing membrane protein of Helicobacter pylori as a prophylactic vaccine antigen
    Kunimitsu Inoue
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Oita, Japan
    Helicobacter 14:135-43. 2009
    ..We investigated the effects of vaccination with Tip alpha against H. pylori infection and analyzed the immune responses...
  23. doi request reprint Rotavirus infections with multiple emerging genotypes in Sri Lanka
    Kamruddin Ahmed
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Institute of Scientific Research, Oita University, Yufu 879 5593, Oita, Japan
    Arch Virol 155:71-5. 2010
    ..We conclude from the present study that multiple emerging genotypes were prevalent in Sri Lanka, and children in camps were at risk of developing diarrhea due to rotaviruses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationship between virus-neutralizing antibody levels and the number of rabies vaccinations: a prospective study of dogs in Japan
    Ippei Watanabe
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Oita, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 66:17-21. 2013
    ..Thus, the current rabies vaccination schedule provides adequate protection, but the registration system and vaccination schedule needs to be improved to ensure that increased numbers of dogs are vaccinated against rabies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pili play an important role in enhancing the bacterial clearance from the middle ear in a mouse model of acute otitis media with Moraxella catarrhalis
    Toshiaki Kawano
    Department of Otolaryngology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Pathog Dis 67:119-31. 2013
    ..catarrhalis. Furthermore, we show that pili play an important role in enhancing M. catarrhalis clearance from the middle ear that is probably mediated through neutrophil-dependent TLR5 signaling...