M A Beg

Summary

Affiliation: The Aga Khan University
Country: Pakistan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative features and outcomes of malaria at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan
    M A Beg
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int J Infect Dis 12:37-42. 2008
  2. pmc Prevalence and molecular basis of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in Afghan populations: implications for treatment policy in the region
    Toby Leslie
    HealthNet TPO, Kabul, Afghanistan
    Malar J 12:230. 2013
  3. pmc Prevalence of drug resistance associated mutations in Plasmodium vivax against sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in southern Pakistan
    Afsheen Raza
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Malar J 12:261. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Reducing transfusion-associated malaria in Pakistan: an algorithmic approach
    Zain A Sobani
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 43:124-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Hyper-reactive malarial splenomegaly in the absence of raised IgM antibodies
    Mahnur Haider
    PhD, Associate Professor and Consultant Parasitologist, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 43:37-8. 2013
  6. pmc Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax clinical isolates from southern Pakistan using pvcsp and pvmsp1 genetic markers
    Afsheen Raza
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Malar J 12:16. 2013
  7. pmc Prevalence of resistance associated polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from southern Pakistan
    Najia Karim Ghanchi
    Malaria Research Lab, Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Karolinska Institutet, Retziusväg 10, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 10:18. 2011
  8. pmc Genetic diversity among Plasmodium falciparum field isolates in Pakistan measured with PCR genotyping of the merozoite surface protein 1 and 2
    Najia K Ghanchi
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Malar J 9:1. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid immunochromatography-based detection of mixed-species malaria infection in Pakistan
    M A Beg
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, PO Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:562-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint An experimental model for amoebic abscess production in the cheek pouch of the Syrian golden hamster, Mesocricetus auratus
    M A Beg
    Department of Microbiology, Pathology and Medicine, The Aga Khan University Medical College, P O Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Parasitol Int 53:247-54. 2004

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative features and outcomes of malaria at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan
    M A Beg
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int J Infect Dis 12:37-42. 2008
    ..A comparison of clinical and laboratory features, diagnostic methods, drug treatment, and outcomes for patients hospitalized with malaria by Plasmodium species...
  2. pmc Prevalence and molecular basis of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in Afghan populations: implications for treatment policy in the region
    Toby Leslie
    HealthNet TPO, Kabul, Afghanistan
    Malar J 12:230. 2013
    ..This study assessed the prevalence and genotype of G6PD deficiency in Afghan populations and examined the need for routine G6PD testing as a malaria treatment and control tool...
  3. pmc Prevalence of drug resistance associated mutations in Plasmodium vivax against sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in southern Pakistan
    Afsheen Raza
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Malar J 12:261. 2013
    ..vivax from southern Pakistan...
  4. doi request reprint Reducing transfusion-associated malaria in Pakistan: an algorithmic approach
    Zain A Sobani
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 43:124-7. 2013
    ..We hope this algorithm will assist in the development of future national guidelines for screening blood for malaria that will reduce the risk of blood-borne transmission. ..
  5. doi request reprint Hyper-reactive malarial splenomegaly in the absence of raised IgM antibodies
    Mahnur Haider
    PhD, Associate Professor and Consultant Parasitologist, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 43:37-8. 2013
    ..The investigations were not consistent with any other diagnosis. HMS is also briefly reviewed...
  6. pmc Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax clinical isolates from southern Pakistan using pvcsp and pvmsp1 genetic markers
    Afsheen Raza
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Malar J 12:16. 2013
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to bridge the existing knowledge gap on population structure on P. vivax from Pakistan using these two polymorphic genes...
  7. pmc Prevalence of resistance associated polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from southern Pakistan
    Najia Karim Ghanchi
    Malaria Research Lab, Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Karolinska Institutet, Retziusväg 10, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 10:18. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was, therefore, to determine the prevalence of P. falciparum resistance associated polymorphisms in field isolates from southern Pakistan...
  8. pmc Genetic diversity among Plasmodium falciparum field isolates in Pakistan measured with PCR genotyping of the merozoite surface protein 1 and 2
    Najia K Ghanchi
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Malar J 9:1. 2010
    ..This study aimed to establish molecular characterization of P. falciparum field isolates in Pakistan measured with two highly polymorphic genetic markers, i.e. the merozoite surface protein 1 (msp-1)and 2 (msp-2)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid immunochromatography-based detection of mixed-species malaria infection in Pakistan
    M A Beg
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, PO Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:562-4. 2005
    ..falciparum and P. vivax infection, is of immense importance for individual patient management and in reducing the burden of disease, especially in regions of chloroquine resistance...
  10. ncbi request reprint An experimental model for amoebic abscess production in the cheek pouch of the Syrian golden hamster, Mesocricetus auratus
    M A Beg
    Department of Microbiology, Pathology and Medicine, The Aga Khan University Medical College, P O Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Parasitol Int 53:247-54. 2004
    ..histolytica...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cerebral involvement in benign tertian malaria
    M A Beg
    Department of Microbiology, The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:230-2. 2002
    ..We report a case of cerebral malaria caused by P. vivax and review the literature on this subject...
  12. doi request reprint Entamoeba species associated with chronic diarrhoea in Pakistan
    J Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Epidemiol Infect 140:323-8. 2012
    ..dispar in 19% (24/129) (P=0·117) and E. moshkovskii in 19% (24/129) (P<0·001). E. histolytica and E. moshkovskii were significantly associated with diarrhoea while E. dispar was found equally in both groups...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalences of Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium parvum infection in adults presenting with chronic diarrhoea
    J Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi B, Pakistan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 104:505-10. 2010
    ..6%) of the 167 found smear-negative (k=0.954; P<0.001). Although C. parvum was associated with chronic diarrhoea in the present study, the carriage of G. lamblia often appeared asymptomatic...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia and filariasis in Pakistan
    M A Beg
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:73-5. 2001
    ..Two persons had W. bancrofti antigen in their sera confirmed by filariasis antigen detection test. Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia due to Wuchereria. bancrofti, although rare, is present in Pakistan...
  15. ncbi request reprint Aberrant blood flow area and plasma gonadotropin concentrations during the development of dominant-sized transitional anovulatory follicles in mares
    T J Acosta
    Eutheria Foundation, Cross Plains, WI 53528, USA
    Biol Reprod 71:637-42. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Hormonal mechanism of follicle deviation as indicated by major versus minor follicular waves during the transition into the anovulatory season in mares
    O J Ginther
    Eutheria Foundation, Cross Plains, WI 53528, USA
    Reproduction 126:653-60. 2003
    ..A minor wave developed into a major wave when the largest follicle reached a diameter characteristic of the beginning of deviation in the presence of an adequate LH stimulus for continued growth of a dominant follicle...