A K M Zaidi

Summary

Affiliation: The Aga Khan University
Country: Pakistan

Publications

  1. pmc Burden of infectious diseases in South Asia
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMJ 328:811-5. 2004
  2. pmc A comparison of fluoroquinolones versus other antibiotics for treating enteric fever: meta-analysis
    Durrane Thaver
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMJ 338:b1865. 2009
  3. pmc Why do families of sick newborns accept hospital care? A community-based cohort study in Karachi, Pakistan
    A Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Perinatol 31:586-92. 2011
  4. pmc Scientific rationale for study design of community-based simplified antibiotic therapy trials in newborns and young infants with clinically diagnosed severe infections or fast breathing in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:S7-11. 2013
  5. pmc Health care use patterns for diarrhea in children in low-income periurban communities of Karachi, Pakistan
    Farheen Quadri
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:49-55. 2013
  6. pmc Simplified antibiotic regimens for the management of clinically diagnosed severe infections in newborns and young infants in first-level facilities in Karachi, Pakistan: study design for an outpatient randomized controlled equivalence trial
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:S19-25. 2013
  7. doi Community-based treatment of serious bacterial infections in newborns and young infants: a randomized controlled trial assessing three antibiotic regimens
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:667-72. 2012
  8. pmc Does improving maternal knowledge of vaccines impact infant immunization rates? A community-based randomized-controlled trial in Karachi, Pakistan
    Aatekah Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 11:239. 2011
  9. pmc Effect of case management on neonatal mortality due to sepsis and pneumonia
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 11:S13. 2011
  10. ncbi Burden of Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in Pakistani children
    A K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Ago Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    East Mediterr Health J 16:590-4. 2010

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Publications24

  1. pmc Burden of infectious diseases in South Asia
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMJ 328:811-5. 2004
  2. pmc A comparison of fluoroquinolones versus other antibiotics for treating enteric fever: meta-analysis
    Durrane Thaver
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMJ 338:b1865. 2009
    ..To review evidence supporting use of fluoroquinolones as first line agents over other antibiotics for treating typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever)...
  3. pmc Why do families of sick newborns accept hospital care? A community-based cohort study in Karachi, Pakistan
    A Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Perinatol 31:586-92. 2011
    ..Our objective was to identify the predictors of acceptance of referral for hospital care among families of severely ill newborns and infants <59 days old in three low-income communities of Karachi, Pakistan...
  4. pmc Scientific rationale for study design of community-based simplified antibiotic therapy trials in newborns and young infants with clinically diagnosed severe infections or fast breathing in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:S7-11. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Health care use patterns for diarrhea in children in low-income periurban communities of Karachi, Pakistan
    Farheen Quadri
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:49-55. 2013
    ..28 (0.1-0.78) and 0.29 (0.11-0.82), respectively. There is a need for standardized, affordable, and accessible treatment of diarrhea as well as community education regarding appropriate care in areas with high diarrheal burden...
  6. pmc Simplified antibiotic regimens for the management of clinically diagnosed severe infections in newborns and young infants in first-level facilities in Karachi, Pakistan: study design for an outpatient randomized controlled equivalence trial
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:S19-25. 2013
    ..Alternative, simpler antibiotic regimens that could be used in outpatient settings have the potential to save thousands of lives...
  7. doi Community-based treatment of serious bacterial infections in newborns and young infants: a randomized controlled trial assessing three antibiotic regimens
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:667-72. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Does improving maternal knowledge of vaccines impact infant immunization rates? A community-based randomized-controlled trial in Karachi, Pakistan
    Aatekah Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 11:239. 2011
    ..This randomized, controlled trial was conducted to assess the impact of a low-literacy immunization promotion educational intervention for mothers living in low-income communities of Karachi on infant immunization completion rates...
  9. pmc Effect of case management on neonatal mortality due to sepsis and pneumonia
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 11:S13. 2011
    ..We have estimated the effect of providing oral, or injectable antibiotics at home or in first-level facilities, and of in-patient hospital care on neonatal mortality from pneumonia and sepsis for use in the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)...
  10. ncbi Burden of Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in Pakistani children
    A K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Ago Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    East Mediterr Health J 16:590-4. 2010
    ..6 per 100 000 in children < 5 years of age, and 38.1 per 100 000 children < 1 year. Hib vaccination is justified for inclusion in Pakistan's expanded programme of immunization...
  11. doi Surveillance of pneumococcal meningitis among children in Sindh, southern Pakistan
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S129-35. 2009
    ..Information about the burden of invasive pneumococcal disease among children in Pakistan is limited...
  12. doi Pathogens associated with sepsis in newborns and young infants in developing countries
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:S10-8. 2009
    ..Most etiological data from developing countries are hospital-based and may have little relevance to communities in which most babies are born at home...
  13. ncbi Childhood tuberculosis in developing countries: prospects for improved diagnosis and control
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Ceylon Med J 49:76-8. 2004
  14. doi Management of newborn infections in primary care settings: a review of the evidence and implications for policy?
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:S22-30. 2009
    ..There is an urgent need to define the role of community-based management for neonates with serious bacterial infections--both at home and at first-level facilities...
  15. doi Vibrio cholerae O1 bacteremia in Pakistan: analysis of eight cases
    Kauser Jabeen
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:563-5. 2010
    ..Two of the eight patients died and one was lost to follow up and this outcome may be due to prior immunity leading to less severe illness...
  16. ncbi Hospital-acquired neonatal infections in developing countries
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Lancet 365:1175-88. 2005
    ..Low-cost, "bundled" interventions using systems quality improvement approaches for improved infection control are possible, but should be supported by evidence in developing country settings...
  17. doi Antimicrobial resistance among neonatal pathogens in developing countries
    Durrane Thaver
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:S19-21. 2009
    ..Hospital-based data suggest alarming rates of resistance to ampicillin and gentamicin, the first-line antimicrobial agents recommended by WHO for treatment of serious infections in young infants...
  18. ncbi Acute respiratory infections in Pakistan: have we made any progress?
    Tauseef Ahmad Khan
    Department of Paediatrics, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 14:440-8. 2004
    ....
  19. doi Burden of neonatal infections in developing countries: a review of evidence from community-based studies
    Durrane Thaver
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:S3-9. 2009
    ..We describe the burden of neonatal infections in developing countries and discuss the need for community-based management approaches to improve survival from neonatal infections in these countries...
  20. doi Incidence of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a population-based prospective study in Pakistan
    Shiyam Sundar Tikmani
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Med Int Health 15:502-7. 2010
    ..To estimate the incidence of neonatal jaundice and hyperbilirubinemia in a poor urban community in Karachi, where 70% of births occur at home...
  21. doi Population-based surveillance for severe rotavirus gastroenteritis in children in Karachi, Pakistan
    Romena Qazi
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Vaccine 27:F25-30. 2009
    ..The most common rotavirus strains were G9P[8] (15%), G1P[8] (13%) and G1[P4] (8.4%). This information will inform policy decisions about the introduction of rotavirus vaccines...
  22. ncbi Pakistani physicians and the repatriation equation
    Saad Shafqat
    Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
    N Engl J Med 356:442-3. 2007
  23. doi International perspective on early-onset neonatal sepsis
    Hammad A Ganatra
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Clin Perinatol 37:501-23. 2010
    ..Implementation of public health programs targeting newborn health will assist attainment of Millennium Development Goals of reduction in child mortality...
  24. pmc Unwanted foreign doctors: what is not being said about the brain drain
    Saad Shafqat
    Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J R Soc Med 98:492-3. 2005