Shamsun Nahar

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal anthropometry as a predictor of birth weight
    Shamsun Nahar
    National Institute for Preventive and Social Medicine, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Public Health Nutr 10:965-70. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Birth-weight status of newborns and its relationship with other anthropometric parameters in a public maternity hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Bishnupada Dhar
    ESP RH Unit, Directorate of Family Planning, Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:36-41. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of food supplementation on infant weight gain in rural Bangladesh; an assessment of the Bangladesh Integrated Nutritional Program (BINP)
    Housne Ara Begum
    Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Public Health Nutr 10:49-54. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections among brothel-based sex workers in bangladesh: high prevalence of asymptomatic infection
    Khairun Nessa
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Sex Transm Dis 32:13-9. 2005
  5. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori strains isolated in Bangladesh
    Shamsun Nahar
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4856-8. 2004
  6. pmc T2182C mutation in 23S rRNA is associated with clarithromycin resistance in Helicobacter pylori isolates obtained in Bangladesh
    Rasel Khan
    Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:3567-9. 2004
  7. pmc Epidemiology and etiology of sexually transmitted infection among hotel-based sex workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Khairun Nessa
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh Family Health International SRISTI, Khilgaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 42:618-21. 2004
  8. pmc DNA-level characterization of Helicobacter pylori strains from patients with overt disease and with benign infections in Bangladesh
    Motiur Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2008-14. 2003
  9. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolated in Bangladesh (1997 to 1999): rapid shift to fluoroquinolone resistance
    Motiur Rahman
    International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2037-40. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Field evaluation of simple rapid tests in the diagnosis of syphilis
    Khairun Nessa
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J STD AIDS 19:316-20. 2008

Collaborators

  • Motiur Rahman
  • Khairun Nessa
  • Shirajum Monira
  • Zafar Sultan
  • Housne Ara Begum
  • Faisal Arif Hasan Chawdhury
  • Mohsina Huq
  • Anadil Alam
  • Jinath Sultana
  • Shama A Waris
  • Rasel Khan
  • Bishnupada Dhar
  • Nazrul Islam
  • Emily Gurley
  • Shayema Khursheed
  • Saifur Rahman
  • Gazi Salauddin
  • Robert F Breiman
  • Cgn Mascie-Taylor
  • Monir Uddin Badal
  • Joseph Das
  • Dipak Kumar Mitra
  • Kazi Faisal Mahmud
  • Najmul Hossain
  • Habibur Rahman
  • Mahbub Alam
  • Pam Baatsen
  • Maqsud Hossain
  • Mian Mashhud Ahmad
  • Lars Engstrand
  • Milan Mashhud Ahmad
  • Asish K Mukhopadhyay
  • G Balakrish Nair
  • Simanti Datta
  • M John Albert
  • Ibna M Masud
  • Safique Sarker
  • Douglas E Berg
  • John Albert
  • Sonia Islam
  • Shahnewaz Alam Khan
  • Golam Mowlah
  • Ashraful Alam
  • - Shama-A-Waris
  • Jozef Bogaerts

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal anthropometry as a predictor of birth weight
    Shamsun Nahar
    National Institute for Preventive and Social Medicine, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Public Health Nutr 10:965-70. 2007
    ..To determine whether maternal anthropometry predicted birth weight, and if so, to identify which cut-offs provided the best prediction of low birth weight (LBW) in a field situation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Birth-weight status of newborns and its relationship with other anthropometric parameters in a public maternity hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Bishnupada Dhar
    ESP RH Unit, Directorate of Family Planning, Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:36-41. 2002
    ..84. Based on the findings of the study, it is recommended to use <29.5 and 29.5 to <30.5 cm for chest circumference to identify 'high-risk' and 'at high-risk' newborns respectively...
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of food supplementation on infant weight gain in rural Bangladesh; an assessment of the Bangladesh Integrated Nutritional Program (BINP)
    Housne Ara Begum
    Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Public Health Nutr 10:49-54. 2007
    ..To test whether targeted food supplementation of infants between 6-12 months of age resulted in enhanced weight gain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections among brothel-based sex workers in bangladesh: high prevalence of asymptomatic infection
    Khairun Nessa
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Sex Transm Dis 32:13-9. 2005
    ..OBJECTIVE AND GOAL: The goal of this study was to study the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/reproductive tract infections (RTIs) among brothel-based sex workers (SWs) in Bangladesh...
  5. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori strains isolated in Bangladesh
    Shamsun Nahar
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4856-8. 2004
    ..5, 15, 10, and 6.6% of the isolates, respectively, were resistant. Only rdxA inactivation and both rdxA and frxA inactivation were responsible for metronidazole resistance in 66% (8 of 12) and 33% (4 of 12) of the isolates, respectively...
  6. pmc T2182C mutation in 23S rRNA is associated with clarithromycin resistance in Helicobacter pylori isolates obtained in Bangladesh
    Rasel Khan
    Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:3567-9. 2004
    ..Transformation experiments confirmed that a single T-to-C transition mutation at position 2182 is associated with clarithromycin resistance...
  7. pmc Epidemiology and etiology of sexually transmitted infection among hotel-based sex workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Khairun Nessa
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh Family Health International SRISTI, Khilgaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 42:618-21. 2004
    ..There was no significant difference between the prevalences of STIs among the symptomatic and asymptomatic HBSWs. These data suggested a high prevalence of STIs, particularly gonorrhea and chlamydia, among HBSWs in Dhaka...
  8. pmc DNA-level characterization of Helicobacter pylori strains from patients with overt disease and with benign infections in Bangladesh
    Motiur Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2008-14. 2003
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of the vacA middle region and the 5' end of the cagA gene indicates that Bangladeshi isolates are more closely related to H. pylori isolates from India and are different from isolates from East Asia...
  9. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolated in Bangladesh (1997 to 1999): rapid shift to fluoroquinolone resistance
    Motiur Rahman
    International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2037-40. 2002
    ..Of the N. gonorrhoeae isolates from 1998 and 1999, 1.2 and 3.6%, respectively, both were penicillinase producing and displayed plasmid-mediated tetracycline resistance...
  10. doi request reprint Field evaluation of simple rapid tests in the diagnosis of syphilis
    Khairun Nessa
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J STD AIDS 19:316-20. 2008
    ..45%; specificity, 92.6%). The ICS test could fulfil the need for a non-invasive, rapid screening test for syphilis...