Shamima Sultana

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BACKGROUND Antibiotic resistance is rising in important bacterial pathogens. Phage therapy (PT), the use of bacterial viruses infecting the pathogen in a species-specific way, is a potential alternative. METHOD T4-like coliphages or a commercial Russian coliphage product or placebo was orally given over 4 days to Bangladeshi children hospitalized with(More)
Eighty-nine T4-like phages from our phage collection were tested against four collections of childhood diarrhoea-associated Escherichia coli isolates representing different geographical origins (Mexico versus Bangladesh), serotypes (69 O, 27 H serotypes), pathotypes (ETEC, EPEC, EIEC, EAEC, VTEC, Shigella), epidemiological settings (community and(More)
The hematological and clinical chemistry profile for children aged 6 months to 5 years with acute diarrhoea was measured in a double blind clinical trial. Subjects were randomized to the study group (N = 44) given a bioactive polyphenol dietary supplement in oral rehydration solution (ORS) or to the control group (N = 41) given distilled water as a placebo(More)
  • Shamima Sultana, Shelina Begum, Sultana Ferdousi, Mohammad Nesar, Uddin Ahmed, Bangladesh Soc
  • 2014
Background: Essential hypertension is characterized by sympathovagal imbalance that is responsible for arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. Antihypertensive drugs restores sympatho vagal balance. Losartan and amlodipine are common antihypertensive drugs. Objective: To compare the effect of losartan and amlodipine on heart rate variability (HRV) in(More)
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