Dr. Shamsun Nahar, Associate Professor Professor, Department of Microbiology

Research Interest

Molecular and epidemiological study on different enteric viruses

Others

1. Shamsun Nahar, Mokibul Hassan Afrad, Noorjahan Begum, Feroz Al-Mamun, Azadul Kabir Sarker, Sumon Kumar Das, Abu Syed Golam Faruque, Mahmoud Reza Pourkarim, Mohammad Sahabuddin Kabir Choudhuri, Tasnim Azim, Mustafizur Rahman. High prevalence of noroviruses among hospitalized diarrheal patients in Bangladesh, 2011. J Infect Dev Ctries 2013; 7(11):892-896.

2. Shamsun Nahar, Mokibul Hassan Afrad , Jelle Matthijnssens, Mohammed Ziaur Rahman , Zehadee Momtaz , Rahena Yasmin , Mohammad Jubair , Abu Syed Golam Faruque , Mohammad Sahabuddin Kabir Choudhuri , Tasnim Azim , Mustafizur Rahman. Novel intergenotype human norovirus recombinant GII.16/GII.3 in Bangladesh. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, December 2013, 20 325–329.

3. Shamsun Nahar , Mokibul Hassan Afrad ,Tazin Fahmi ,Sayra Moni, Warda Haque, Sumon Kumar Das, Abu Syed Golam Faruque, Mohammad Sahabuddin Kabir Choudhuri, Tasnim Azim and Mustafizur Rahman. A novel norovirus recombinant strain GII.4/GII.21 in Bangladesh, 2011. Virus Genes 2013;16(3); 538-541.


4. Mustafizur Rahman, Shamsun Nahar, Mokibul Hassan Afrad, Abu Syed Golam Faruque and Tasnim Azim. Norovirus Variant GII.4/Sydney/2012, Bangladesh. Emerging Infectious Diseases, August 2013, 16 (8): 1374.

5. Mokibul Hassan Afrad, Polash Chandra Karmakar, Sumon Kumar Das, Jelle Matthijnssens, Farjana Ahmed, Shamsun Nahar, A.S.G. Faruque ,Mohammed Ziaur Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Tasnim Azim. Epidemiology and genetic diversity of human astrovirus infectionamong hospitalized patients with acute diarrhea in Bangladesh from2010 to 2012. Journal of Clinical Virology 58 (2013) 612– 618.

6. Sumon Kumar Das, Shahnawaz Ahmed1, Farzana Ferdous, Fahmida Dil Farzana, Guddu Kaur, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti,Kaisar Ali Talukder, Mustafizur Rahman1, Shamsun Nahar,Yasmin Ara Begum, Firdausi Qadri, Tahmeed Ahmed and Abu Syed Golam Faruque. Disease Severity and Common Etiology of Diarrhea among Children Under-five in Mirzapur, Rural Bangladesh. International Journal of TROPICAL DISEASE & Health 2013; 3(2): 82-93

7. Md. Moklesur Rahman Sarker, Shamsun Nahar, Masum Shahriar, Syeda Seraj, and M. Shahabuddin Kabir Choudhuri. Preliminary study of the immunostimulating activity of an
ayurvedic preparation, Kanakasava, on the splenic cells of BALB/c mice in vitro. Pharmaceutical Biology, 2012; 50(11): 1467–1472.

8. M Huq, S Nahar, A Alam, H Imam and M Rahman. The prevalence of selected high-riskhuman papillomavirus infections among female sex workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2012; 23: 151–152.

9. S Biswas, M A K Parvez, M Shafiquzzaman, S Nahar, M N Rahman. Isolation and characterization of Escherichia Coli in ready-to-eat foods vended in Islamic University, Kushtia. J. bio-sci. 18: 99-103, 2010.

10. Xue-Lei Yang, Jelle Matthijnssens, He Sun, Jianaer Muhamaiti, Bin Zhang , Shamsun Nahar, Marc Van Ranst , Mustafizur Rahman. Temporal changes of rotavirus strain distributionin a city in the northwest of China, 1996—2005. Int. J. of Infect. Dis. 2008 12: e11—e17.

11. Khairun Nessa MBBS PhD, Anadil Alam MBBS MPH, Faisal Arif Hasan Chawdhury MSc,Mohsina Huq MSc, Shamsun Nahar MSc, Gazi Salauddin MSc, Shayema Khursheed MBBS,Saifur Rahman MBBS MPH, Emily Gurley MPH, Robert F Breiman MD PhD and Motiur Rahman MBBS PhD. Field evaluation of simple rapid tests in the diagnosis of syphilis. Int. J. of STD & AIDS 2008; 19: 316–320.

12. J Bogaerts, J Ahmed, N Akhter, N Begum, M Rahman, S Nahar, M Van Ranst, J Verhaegen. Sexually transmitted infections among married women in Dhaka, Bangladesh: unexpected high prevalence of herpes simplex type 2 infection. Sex. Transm. Infect. 2001; 77: 114-119.