D Sur

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Publications

  1. pmc Multidrug-resistant Shigella dysenteriae type 1: forerunners of a new epidemic strain in eastern India?
    Dipika Sur
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:404-5. 2003
  2. pmc Vivax malaria and bacteraemia: a prospective study in Kolkata, India
    Sujit Kumar Bhattacharya
    Society for Applied Studies, Kolkata, India
    Malar J 12:176. 2013
  3. pmc Determining optimal neighborhood size for ecological studies using leave-one-out cross validation
    Deok Ryun Kim
    International Vaccine Institute, Gwanak Gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Health Geogr 11:10. 2012
  4. pmc Comparisons of predictors for typhoid and paratyphoid fever in Kolkata, India
    Dipika Sur
    1National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    BMC Public Health 7:289. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with reported diarrhoea episodes and treatment-seeking in an urban slum of Kolkata, India
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33 CIT Road Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700 010, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 22:130-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Periodic deworming with albendazole and its impact on growth status and diarrhoeal incidence among children in an urban slum of India
    D Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33, C I T Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700010, India
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:261-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Role of probiotic in preventing acute diarrhoea in children: a community-based, randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled field trial in an urban slum
    D Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33 C I T Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Epidemiol Infect 139:919-26. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of zinc supplementation on diarrhoeal morbidity in rural children of West Bengal, India
    D N Gupta
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Beliaghata, Calcutta, India
    Acta Paediatr 92:531-6. 2003
  9. pmc The burden of cholera in the slums of Kolkata, India: data from a prospective, community based study
    D Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    Arch Dis Child 90:1175-81. 2005
  10. pmc Evaluation of a rapid dipstick test for identifying cholera cases during the outbreak
    A Sinha
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases ICMR, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 135:523-8. 2012

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  1. pmc Multidrug-resistant Shigella dysenteriae type 1: forerunners of a new epidemic strain in eastern India?
    Dipika Sur
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:404-5. 2003
  2. pmc Vivax malaria and bacteraemia: a prospective study in Kolkata, India
    Sujit Kumar Bhattacharya
    Society for Applied Studies, Kolkata, India
    Malar J 12:176. 2013
    ..Data from a prospective fever surveillance study in Kolkata, India were reanalysed for the potential association between Plasmodium vivax malaria and bacteraemia...
  3. pmc Determining optimal neighborhood size for ecological studies using leave-one-out cross validation
    Deok Ryun Kim
    International Vaccine Institute, Gwanak Gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Health Geogr 11:10. 2012
    ..The filter with the lowest MSE was considered as the optimal neighborhood. The method is useful in determining the optimal neighborhood for both geographic and population filters...
  4. pmc Comparisons of predictors for typhoid and paratyphoid fever in Kolkata, India
    Dipika Sur
    1National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    BMC Public Health 7:289. 2007
    ..such as water improvement or vaccination campaigns are implemented for groups of individuals we were interested whether risk factors not only for the individual but for households, neighbourhoods and larger areas can be recognised?..
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with reported diarrhoea episodes and treatment-seeking in an urban slum of Kolkata, India
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33 CIT Road Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700 010, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 22:130-8. 2004
    ..The findings increase the understanding of the factors and healthcare-use patterns associated with diarrhoea episodes and may assist in developing public-health messages and infrastructure in Kolkata...
  6. ncbi request reprint Periodic deworming with albendazole and its impact on growth status and diarrhoeal incidence among children in an urban slum of India
    D Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33, C I T Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700010, India
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:261-7. 2005
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  7. doi request reprint Role of probiotic in preventing acute diarrhoea in children: a community-based, randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled field trial in an urban slum
    D Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33 C I T Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Epidemiol Infect 139:919-26. 2011
    ..The study suggests that daily intake of a probiotic drink can play a role in prevention of acute diarrhoea in young children in a community setting of a developing country...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of zinc supplementation on diarrhoeal morbidity in rural children of West Bengal, India
    D N Gupta
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Beliaghata, Calcutta, India
    Acta Paediatr 92:531-6. 2003
    ..To determine the role of zinc supplementation in reducing diarrhoeal morbidity in children...
  9. pmc The burden of cholera in the slums of Kolkata, India: data from a prospective, community based study
    D Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    Arch Dis Child 90:1175-81. 2005
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  10. pmc Evaluation of a rapid dipstick test for identifying cholera cases during the outbreak
    A Sinha
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases ICMR, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 135:523-8. 2012
    ..The present study was a part of a diarrhoeal outbreak investigation in Secunderabad, India, during May 2009 where the usefulness of Crystal VC rapid dipstick kit was assessed for detecting the aetiologic agent of the outbreak...
  11. doi request reprint Diarrhoea-related knowledge and practice of physicians in urban slums of Kolkata, India
    S Kanungo
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Epidemiology, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Epidemiol Infect 142:314-26. 2014
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  12. pmc Influence of relative humidity in Vibrio cholerae infection: a time series model
    K Rajendran
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 133:138-45. 2011
    ..Incidence of cholera has not been correlated with temperature, relative humidity and rainfall, which may act as favourable factors. The aim of this study was to investigate the relational impact of climate changes on cholera...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence of Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi-A in patients with enteric fever in a periurban slum setting of Kolkata, India
    Anup Palit
    Division of Microbiology, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases ICMR, Kolkata, India
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:455-9. 2006
    ..Future vaccination strategies should include bivalent vaccines with protection capacities against both ST as well as SPTA...
  14. pmc Cholera in India: an analysis of reports, 1997-2006
    S Kanungo
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33 CIT Road Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata, 700 010, India
    Bull World Health Organ 88:185-91. 2010
    ..To more accurately define the annual incidence of cholera in India, believed to be higher than reported to the World Health Organization (WHO)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of human picobirnaviruses among children of a slum community in Kolkata, India
    Rittwika Bhattacharya
    Division of Virology, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P33 CIT Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700010, India
    Infect Genet Evol 6:453-8. 2006
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  16. pmc The case for reactive mass oral cholera vaccinations
    Rita Reyburn
    International Vaccine Institute IVI, Seoul, Korea
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e952. 2011
    ..To evaluate the potential benefit of this pivotal change in WHO policy, we used existing data from cholera outbreaks to simulate the number of cholera cases preventable by reactive mass vaccination...
  17. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic cryptosporiosis in a periurban slum setting in Kolkata, India--a pilot study
    Anup Palit
    Division of Microbiology, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata 700010, India
    Jpn J Infect Dis 58:110-1. 2005
    ..parvum was detected in 14 (2.3%). The study indicated that poor sanitary conditions may be cofactors for the cryptosporidial disease burden among slum dwellers. The implications of asymptomatic infections have been discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint The malaria and typhoid fever burden in the slums of Kolkata, India: data from a prospective community-based study
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33 CIT Rd Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700010, India
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:725-33. 2006
    ..Focal interventions to minimise human-vector contact and improved personal hygiene and targeted vaccination campaigns could help to prevent malaria and typhoid fever in this site...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in healthcare-seeking during common illnesses in a rural community of West Bengal, India
    Aparna Pandey
    Epidemiology Division, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33, C I T Road, Scheme XM, Kolkata 700 010 W B, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:306-11. 2002
    ..6 (CI 1.2-6.5) times more likely to be seen by qualified allopathic doctors compared to girls. Persistence of gender disparities calls for effective interventions for correction...
  20. doi request reprint A cluster-randomized effectiveness trial of Vi typhoid vaccine in India
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    N Engl J Med 361:335-44. 2009
    ..Uncertainties about the protective effect of Vi polysaccharide vaccine in children under the age of 5 years and about the vaccine's effect under programmatic conditions have inhibited its use in developing countries...
  21. ncbi request reprint A localised outbreak of Vibrio cholerae O139 in Kolkata, West Bengal
    D Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases ICMR, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 115:149-52. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of new-generation serologic tests for the diagnosis of typhoid fever: data from a community-based surveillance in Calcutta, India
    Shanta Dutta
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33 CIT Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, P O Box 177, Calcutta 700010, India
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 56:359-65. 2006
    ..There is a need for more efficient rapid diagnostic test for typhoid fever especially during the acute stage of the disease. Until then, culture remains the method of choice...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of thalassaemia trait in the state of West Bengal
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata 700010
    J Indian Med Assoc 104:11-5. 2006
    ..The action programmes like intensive counselling and IEC maybe instituted to the groups, which show high prevalence rate rather than general population to make the programme not only cost-effective but cost-efficient as well...
  24. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological, microbiological & electron microscopic study of a cholera outbreak in a Kolkata slum community
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases ICMR, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 123:31-6. 2006
    ..We report here epidemiological and microbiological findings of a localized outbreak of cholera, which occurred during March and April 2004 in the eastern part of Kolkata city...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vaccine desirability during an effectiveness trial of the typhoid fever polysaccharide Vi vaccine in Kolkata India
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    Hum Vaccin 5:614-20. 2009
    ..Socio-behavioral research can provide important data for participation in future trials and public health vaccination campaigns...
  26. ncbi request reprint Occurrence, significance & molecular epidemiology of cholera outbreaks in West Bengal
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases ICMR, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 125:772-6. 2007
    ..We carried out investigation of two cholera outbreaks, for identification, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, phage typing and molecular characterization of isolated Vibrio cholerae O1, and to suggest prevention and control measures...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of zinc supplementation on diarrheal morbidity and growth pattern of low birth weight infants in kolkata, India: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, community-based study
    Dipika Sur
    Division of Epidemiology, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Beliaghata, Kolkata, India com
    Pediatrics 112:1327-32. 2003
    ..To assess the impact of zinc supplementation on diarrheal morbidity and growth pattern of low birth weight (LBW) infants...
  28. ncbi request reprint Phage typing, biotyping & antimicrobial resistance profile of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi from Kolkata
    Bhaswati Sen
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases ICMR, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 125:685-8. 2007
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  29. pmc Treatment cost for typhoid fever at two hospitals in Kolkata, India
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:725-32. 2009
    ..Recalculation based on 80% occupancy rate in inpatient wards (following the recommendation of the World Health Organization) found that the cost of treating children, adults, and all patients was US$ 14.53, 36.44, and 16.11 respectively...
  30. doi request reprint Immune responses following one and two doses of the reformulated, bivalent, killed, whole-cell, oral cholera vaccine among adults and children in Kolkata, India: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Suman Kanungo
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
    Vaccine 27:6887-93. 2009
    ..Responses to V. cholerae O139 were less pronounced but followed a similar pattern. We demonstrate that in a cholera-endemic area, the vaccine elicited vibriocidal responses after a single-dose of the vaccine...
  31. doi request reprint Detection of closely related Picobirnaviruses among diarrhoeic children in Kolkata: evidence of zoonoses?
    Balasubramanian Ganesh
    Division of Virology, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33, CIT Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700 010, West Bengal, India
    Infect Genet Evol 10:511-6. 2010
    ..Therefore, the close monitoring of their global spread as well as in-depth molecular characterization is essential for better understanding of emerging PBV strains...
  32. ncbi request reprint Acute diarrhoeal diseases--an approach to management
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata
    J Indian Med Assoc 104:220-3. 2006
    ..Probiotics may offer a safe intervention in acute infectious diarrhoea to reduce the duration and severity of the illness...
  33. pmc A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the bivalent killed, whole-cell, oral cholera vaccine in adults and children in a cholera endemic area in Kolkata, India
    Dilip Mahalanabis
    Society for Applied Studies, Kolkata, India
    PLoS ONE 3:e2323. 2008
    ..This vaccine was reformulated to meet WHO requirements. We assessed the safety and immunogenicity of the reformulated bivalent (Vibrio cholerae 01 and 0139) killed whole cell oral vaccine in a cholera endemic area in Kolkata, India...
  34. pmc Genetic variation and haplotype structures of innate immunity genes in eastern India
    Bijan B Bairagya
    TCG ISI Centre for Population Genomics, Kolkata, India
    Infect Genet Evol 8:360-6. 2008
    ..The extensive genomic variation and the distinct haplotype structure of innate immunity genes observed among individuals have possibly resulted from the impact of natural selection...
  35. doi request reprint Emergence of highly fluoroquinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi in a community-based fever surveillance from Kolkata, India
    Shanta Dutta
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 31:387-9. 2008
  36. pmc Rollback of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi resistance to chloramphenicol and other antimicrobials in Kolkata, India
    Shanta Dutta
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:1662-3. 2005
  37. pmc A study of typhoid fever in five Asian countries: disease burden and implications for controls
    R Leon Ochiai
    International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Bull World Health Organ 86:260-8. 2008
    ..To inform policy-makers about introduction of preventive interventions against typhoid, including vaccination...
  38. pmc Adults' perceived prevalence of enteric fever predicts laboratory-validated incidence of typhoid fever in children
    Xinguang Chen
    Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:469-78. 2007
    ..01; R2=0.992). Using adults' perception of prevalence of disease as the basis for estimating its incidence in children provides a cost-effective behavioural epidemiologic method to facilitate prevention and control of the disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint A multi-country cluster randomized controlled effectiveness evaluation to accelerate the introduction of Vi polysaccharide typhoid vaccine in developing countries in Asia: rationale and design
    Camilo J Acosta
    International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, South Korea
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1219-28. 2005
    ..Preliminary results are presented that determined the final planning of the trial before immunization. Important methodological and practical issues regarding vaccine cluster randomized designs are illustrated...
  40. ncbi request reprint A study on smoking habits among slum dwellers and the impact on health and economics
    Dipika Sur
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases ICMR, Kolkata
    J Indian Med Assoc 105:492-6, 498. 2007
    ..It is also demonstrated here that apart from economic implications due to direct smoking, the economic loss has been added to smokers' families due to passive smoking...
  41. ncbi request reprint Elimination of leishmaniasis (kala-azar) from the Indian subcontinent is technically feasible & operationally achievable
    S K Bhattacharya
    Indian J Med Res 123:195-6. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for Indian kala-azar
    Alok Ranjan
    Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Indian Council of Medical Research, Agamkuan, Patna, India
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:74-8. 2005
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  43. ncbi request reprint Nexus of infection with human immunodeficiency virus, pulmonary tuberculosis and visceral leishmaniasis: a case report from Bihar, India
    Krishna Pandey
    Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:30-2. 2005
    ..Keeping these facts in mind, efforts to develop simple and cost effective diagnostic techniques coupled with affordable therapeutic facilities are urgently needed in developing countries...