Research Portfolio

Dr. Md. Ahasanul Hoque
Department of Medicine and Surgery
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine



•   Professor in Medicine and Surgery, CVASU from June 1, 2004 to Present

•   Dean, in Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, CVASU from Feb. 26, 2015 to Jan. 25, 2017
•   Co-ordinator in CASR, CVASU from March 1, 2013 to March 1, 2015


Educational Qualifications


: PhD in Microbiology and Immunology (Major in Epidemiology), James  Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia


: MS in Veterinary Epidemiology, Royal Veterinary College and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London,UK


: MS in Pharmacology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh


: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Bangladesh Agricultural University,  Mymensingh 




  • Barnett, T., Pfeiffer, D. U., Hoque, M.A., Giasuddin, M., Flora, M.S., Biswas, P.K., Debnath,N.C., Fournié, G. (2020). Practising co-production and interdisciplinarity: Challenges and implications for one health research. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 177: 104949. (IF-2.304, Q1) 
  • Chisty, N. N., Belgrad, J. P., Al Sattar, A., Akter, S., & Hoque, M. A. (2020). Clinico-epidemiological investigation of feline panleukopenia and parvoviral enteritis in the two largest pet hospitals in Bangladesh. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 7(4), 726. (Q3). 
  • Faruque, M. R., Ahad, A., Hossain, M. F., Sayeed A.,Hoque, M. A.(2020).Molecular detection and epidemiology of Brucella in dairy cattle of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 8(2):49-54. 
  • Imam, T., Gibson, J. S., Foysal, M., Das, S. B., Gupta, S. D., Fournié, G., Hoque, M.A.,& Henning, J. (2020). A cross-sectional study of antimicrobial usage on commercial broiler and layer chicken farms in Bangladesh. Frontiers in veterinary science, 7. (IF-2.245, Q1) 
  • Islam, A., Islam, S., Hossain, M. E., Ferdous, J., Abedin, J., Rahman, M., Hoque, M.A.,& Hassan, M. M. (2020). Serological evidence of West Nile virus in wild birds in Bangladesh.Veterinary Sciences, 7 (64). (Q1) 
  • NIZAMI, T. A., AL SATTAR, A., AKTER, S., RAHMAN, M. H., CHİSTY, N. N., CHOWDHURY, M. Y. E., &HOQUE, M. A. (2020). Clinico-epidemiological Inspection of Canine Parvoviral enteritis at Teaching Veterinary Hospital of Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. Turkish Veterinary Journal, 2(2), 45-53. 
  • Aktera, A., Rahman, M.M., Sayeed, M.A., Islam, M.N., Hossain, D.,Hoque, M.A., Koop. G. (2020). Prevalence, aetiology and risk factors of subclinical mastitis in goats in Bangladesh. Small Ruminant Research, 184: 106046. (IF-1.273, Q2) 
  • Hassan, M. M., Islam, A., Hasan, R. B., Rahman, M. K., Webby, R. J., Hoque, M. A., & El Zowalaty, M. E. (2020). Prevalence and Distribution of Avian Influenza Viruses in Domestic Ducks at the Waterfowl-Chicken Interface in Wetlands. Pathogens, 9(11), 953. (IF-3.018, Q1) 
  • Hassan, M. M., El Zowalaty, M. E., Islam, A., Khan, S. A., Rahman, M. K., Järhult, J. D., &Hoque, M. A. (2020). Prevalence and Diversity of Avian Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin Sero-Subtypes in Poultry and Wild Birds in Bangladesh. Veterinary Sciences, 7(2), 73. (Q1) 
  • Hassan, M. M., El Zowalaty, M. E., Islam, A., Rahman, M. M., Chowdhury, M. N., Nine, H. S.&Hoque, M. A. (2020). Serological Evidence of Avian Influenza in Captive Wild Birds in a Zoo and Two Safari Parks in Bangladesh. Veterinary Sciences, 7(3), 122. (Q1) 
  • Hoque, M. A., Ahad, A., Saifuddin, A. K. M., Warner, A. E., Debnath, N. C., & Sawkat Anwer, M. (2020). Improvement of DVM Curriculum to Meet OIE Recommendations at Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 47(s1), 48-57. 
  • Chowdhury, S., Azziz-Baumgartner, E., Kile, J. C., Hoque, M. A., Rahman, M. Z., Hossain, M. E.& Gurley, E. S. (2020). Association of Biosecurity and Hygiene Practices with Environmental Contamination with Influenza A Viruses in Live Bird Markets, Bangladesh. Emerging infectious diseases, 26(9), 2087. (IF-6.259, Q1) 
  • Gupta, S. D., Fournié, G., Hoque, M. A., & Henning, J. (2020). Factors influencing chicken farmers' decisions to implement prevention and control measures to reduce avian influenza virus spread under endemic conditions. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.(IF-4.188, Q1) 
  • Gupta, S. D., Hoque, M. A., Fournié, G., & Henning, J. (2020). Patterns of Avian Influenza A (H5) and A (H9) virus infection in backyard, commercial broiler and layer chicken farms in Bangladesh. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. (IF-4.188, Q1) 
  • Bari, M. S., Kober, A. K. M. H., Hoque, M. A., Debnath, G. K., & Chanda, G. C. (2020). Prevalence of antibiotic residues and associated risk factors in milk in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 8(7), 701-708. (Q3) 
  • Ahasanul Hoque, M., Ahad, A., Saifuddin, A. K. M., Warner, A. E., Debnath, N. C., & Sawkat Anwer, M. (2020). Improvement of DVM Curriculum to Meet OIE Recommendations at Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, e20190107. 
  • Sayeed, M. A., Rahman, M. A., Bari, M. S., Islam, A., Rahman, M. M., &Hoque, M. A. (2020). Prevalence of sub-clinical mastitis and associated risk factors at cow level in dairy farms in Southwestern part of Bangladesh. doi: 10.20944/preprints202007.0679.v1 (Q3) 


  • Brunton, M.A., Desbois, A.P., Garza, M., Wieland, B., Mohan, C.V., Häsler, B., Tam, C.C., Thien, P.N., Phuong, N.T., Van, P.T., Nguyen-Viet, H., Eltholth, M.M., Pham, D.K., Duc, P.P., Linh, N.T., Rich, K.M., Mateus, A.L.P., Hoque, M.A., Ahad, A., Khan, M.N.A., Adams, A. and Guitian, J. (2019). Identifying hotspots for antibiotic resistance emergence and selection, and elucidating pathways to human exposure: Application of a systems-thinking approach to aquaculture systems. Science of the Total Environment,687: 1344-1356. 
  • Ferdous, J., Bradshaw, A, Islam, S.K.M. Azizul, Shafayat, Z, Ariful. I, Abdul, A., Guilllaume, F., Sawkat, A.M. and Hoque, M.A. (2019). Assessment of anti-microbial residues in chicken and fish, Chittagong, Bangladesh. EcoHealth, (IF-2.153, Q1) 
  • Akter, S., Akter, S., Kamal, M. A. H. M., Islam, M. N.,Hoque, M.A.and Rahman, M.M. (2019). Clinical case report on nutritional dystrophy in goats at S. A. Quadary TeachingVeterinaryHospital, CVASU, Chittagong. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 16 (2): 175–181. 
  • Høg, E., Fournié, G., Hoque, M.A., Mahmud, R., Pfeiffer, D.U. and Barnett, T. (2019). Competing biosecurity and risk rationalities in the Chittagong poultry commodity chain, Bangladesh. Bio Societies, 14, 368–392, (IF-1.817, Q1


Project Completed
2016Principal Investigator, “Analysis of Anti-microbial Residues in Poultry and Fish in Chittagong, Bangladesh, funded by FAO”
2016-17 National Coordinator (Co-Investigator), “Household duck rearing as a tool to combat malnutrition and poverty among rural communities in Bangladesh”. LANSA initiative, funded by DFID
2014-18National Coordinator (Co-Investigator), BALZAC project:  “Behavioral adaptations in live poultry trading and farming systems and zoonoses control in Bangladesh”, SELS initiative, funded by BBSRC, DSTL, DFID, ESRC, MRC, NERC
2014-17Coordinator, “A veterinary education twinning project proposal between Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (TCSVM), USA and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh”, funded by OIE
2014-2016Local Coordinator-II, “Integrating education and action for One Health funded by European Commission