Selim Akhter

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Particularly in Southeast Asia drug resistance has become a major constraint in the treatment of falciparum malaria. So far relatively little is known about the current status of drug resistance in Bangladesh. The aim of this study was therefore to determine the in vitro drug susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum in south-eastern Bangladesh. In the HRP2(More)
The clinical efficacies of pivmecillinam and ampicillin were compared in a randomized double-blind trial in the treatment of acute shigellosis. Of 44 adult male patients, all culture positive for Shigella strains, 22 patients received 400 mg of pivmecillinam and 22 patients received 500 mg of ampicillin every 6 h. Both drugs were administered orally for 5(More)
Particularly in Southeast Asia drug resistance has become a major constraint in the treatment of falciparum malaria. So far relatively little is known about the current status of drug resistance in Bangladesh. The aim of this study was therefore to determine the in vitro drug susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum in south-eastern Bangladesh. In the HRP2(More)
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