Research Portfolio

Dr. Md Ahaduzzaman
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine and Surgery
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


Md. Ahaduzzaman received the DVM and MS in medicine degrees from the Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Chittagong, Bangladesh; and the PhD degree from the University of New England, Australia. He joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Medicine and Surgery in 2014 and has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the same department, under the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in CVASU. His research interests are in the areas of infectious animal diseases, zoonoses and antibiotic resistance.

Research Interests


•   Associate Professor in Medicine & Surgery, Chattogram Veterinary & Animal Sciences University from May 7, 2021 to Present
•   Assistant Professor in Medicine & Surgery, Chattogram Veterinary & Animal Sciences University from March 25, 2016 to May 6, 2021
•   Lecturer in Medicine & Surgery, Chattogram Veterinary & Animal Sciences University from March 2, 2014 to March 25, 2016

Teaching : Current Courses

Course Name Course Code Department
Farm Animal Medicine I FAM-401 Department of Medicine and Surgery
Farm Animal Medicine II FAM-402 Department of Medicine and Surgery

Course Name Course Code Department
Veterinary Dermatology VED-601 Department of Medicine and Surgery
Reproductive Hormones RDH-601 Department of Medicine and Surgery




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Educational Qualifications

2021:  PhD, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia

2014: MS in Medicine, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, Bangladesh

2011: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences

University (CVASU), Chittagong, Bangladesh

2006: Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), Govt. Azizul Hoque College, Bogra, Bangladesh

2004: Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Shohid Mamun Mahmud Police Line School & College , Rajshahi, Bangladesh


Acedemic Awards

2021: Best researcher award (2nd position), CVASU, Bangladesh

 2018: International Postgraduate Research Award, UNE, Australia

 2018: Second best elevator speech award at PoultryGrad 2018, PoultryHub, Australia 

 2018: Gold Medal Award (DVM), CVASU, Bangladesh

 2018: Gold Medal Award (MSc), CVASU, Bangladesh 

 2013: Best poster presentation award, 10th ASCoN, 2013, CVASU, Bangladesh.

 2014: Best MS research proposal presentation award, CVASU, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 2017: Prime Minister Gold Medal Award (for academic year 2013)

Research Grants

Current project: 01 (2021-22)


One World One Health: Bangladesh Initiative

Bangladesh Society for Bioinformatics (BSB)

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)-Global outreach member

Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)

Bangladesh Veterinary Council Registered Veterinary Practitioner in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Veterinary Association

Bangladesh Agriculturist Association (Krishibid Institution), Bangladesh 

World’s Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA-BB)


Google Scholar:

Total journal publications (N=46)

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2024 (n=2)

Ahaduzzaman M*, Reza MM (2024). Global and regional seroprevalence of coxiellosis in small ruminants: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 10(3):e1441.  (Q2, IF: 1.7)  

Begum K, Azizunnessa and  Ahaduzzaman M* (2023). A clinical survey on the prevalence and therapeutics of reproductive disorders in goats in Chattogram, Bangladesh. Veterinary Sciences: Research and Reviews, 9(2): 114-120.

2023 (n=5)

Hassan MM, Dutta P, Islam MM, Ahaduzzaman M, Chakma S, Islam A, Magalhaes RJS (2023). The One Health Epidemiology of Avian Influenza Infection in Bangladesh: Lessons Learned from the Past 15 Years. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article ID 6981327. doi:, IF: 4.3) 

Faroque MO, Prank MR, Ahaduzzaman M* (2023). Effect of biosecurity‐based interventions on broiler crude mortality rate at an early stage of production in the small‐scale farming system in BangladeshVeterinary Medicine and Science, 1-6.  (Q2, IF: 1.7)  

Nath C, Hossain MS, Ahaduzzaman M* (2023). First molecular detection of avian polyomavirus from captive psittacine birds in Bangladesh, together with confirmation of beak and feather disease virus co-infectionVirusDisease, 1-6.  (Q3, IF: 0.48)  

Alam GS, Hassan MM, Ahaduzzaman M, Nath C, Dutta P, Khanom H, Khan SA, Pasha MR, Islam A, Magalhaes RS, Cobbold R (2023). Molecular Detection of Tetracycline-Resistant Genes in Multi-Drug-Resistant Escherichia coli Isolated from Broiler Meat in Bangladesh. Antibiotics, 12(2):418.  (Q1, IF: 5.4) 

Begum K, Azizunnessa, Ahaduzzaman M* (2023). A Clinical Survey on the Prevalence and Therapeutics of Reproductive Disorders in Goats in Chattogram, Bangladesh. Veterinary Sciences: Research and Reviews, 9(2): 114-120.

2022 (n=4)

Ahaduzzaman M*, Nath C, Hossain MS (2022). Evidence of circulation of beak and feather disease virus in captive psittacine and non‑psittacine birds in Bangladesh. Archives of Virology, doi: (Q2, IF: 2.574) 

Ahaduzzaman M*, Hasan, T (2022). Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in sheep and goats from different geographical regions of the world: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 1–33. (Q1, IF: 4.521)

Faruque MR, Ahad A, Ahaduzzaman M,  Uddin I, Pallab MS, Hossain F, Hoque A (2022). Leptospira epidemiology in dairy cattle of Bangladesh. Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences, 4(11): 72-79 (Q4, IF: 1.008)

Faruque MR, Barua H, Paul P, Ahaduzzaman M, Pallab MS (2022). Assessing adoptability of diagnostic technique and modifiable risk factors for clinical peste des petits ruminants. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 10(1): 38-44. 

2021 (n=4) 

Ahaduzzaman M*, Keerqin C, Kumar A, Musigwa S, Morgan N, Kheravii SK, Sharpe S, Williamson S, Wu SB, Walkden-Brown SW, Gerber PF (2021). Detection and quantification of Clostridium perfringens and Eimeria spp. in poultry dust using real-time PCR under experimental and field conditions. Avian Diseases, 65 (1): 77–85. (Q1, IF: 1.734)

Ahaduzzaman M*, Milan L, Morton CL, Gerber PF, Walkden-Brown SW (2021). Characterization of poultry house dust using chemometrics and scanning electron microscopy imaging. Poultry Science, 100(7): 101188. (Q1, IF: 3.352)

Ahaduzzaman M*, Groves PJ, Walkden-Brown SW, Gerber PF (2021). A molecular-based method for rapid detection of Salmonella in poultry dust. MethodsX, 8(101356). (Q2, IF: 2.21)

Groves PJ, Williamson SL, Ahaduzzaman M, Diamond M, Ngo M, Han A, Sharpe SM (2021). Can a combination of vaccination, probiotic and organic acid treatment in layer hens protect against early life exposure to SalmonellaTyphimurium and challenge at sexual maturity? Vaccine, 39(5):815-824. (Q1, IF: 3.641)

 2020 (n=3)

Ahaduzzaman M* (2020). Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP): A systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence in sheep and goatsTransboundary and Emerging Diseases. In press. (Q1, IF: 4.188)

Ahaduzzaman M* (2020). Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) in Africa and Asia: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of the prevalence in sheep and goats between 1969 and 2018. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 6(4):813–833. (Q2, IF: 0.954)

Ahaduzzaman M*, Groves PJ, Sharpe SM, Williamson SL, Gao YK, Nguyen TV, Gerber PF, Walkden-Brown SW (2020). A practical method for assessing infectious laryngotracheitis vaccine take in broilers following mass administration in water: Spatial and temporal variation in viral genome content of poultry dust after vaccination. Veterinary Microbiology, 241:108545. (Q1, IF: 3.030)

2019 (n=3)

Ahaduzzaman M* (2019). The global and regional prevalence of oestrosis in sheep and goats: a systematic review of articles and meta-analysis. BMC Parasites & Vectors, 12(1): 346. (Q1, IF: 3.430)

Nguyen TV, Ahaduzzaman M, Campbell DL, Groves PJ, Walkden-Brown SW, Gerber PF. Spatial and temporal variation of Marek’s disease virus and infectious laryngotracheitis virus genome in dust samples following live vaccination of layer flocks. Veterinary Microbiology, 236(2019):108393. (Q1, IF: 3.030

Chaudhary PK, Salam SMA, Reza MA, Ahaduzzaman M* (2019). High prevalence of ciprofloxacin and ceftriaxone resistance Salmonella in the retail chicken market of Chattogram, Bangladesh. Turkish Journal of Veterinary Research, 3(2): 51-55.

2018 (n=1)

Bari MS, Rana EA, Ahaduzzaman M, Masud AA, Das T, Hasan T (2018). Hemato-biochemical parameters of Pesti-des Petits Ruminants (PPR) affected goats in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 5(2): 211-217. 

2017 (n=2)

Yadav Sk, Ahaduzzaman M*, Islam MS, Siddiki AMAMZ (2017). Isolation and identification of Salmonella spp. by InvA gene and SefA gene-specific PCR and their antimicrobial resistance patterns from captive ostrich in Bangladesh. Annals of Veterinary & Animal Science, 4(1): 1-7.

Rana EA, Ahaduzzaman M*, Bari MS (2017). Antibiotic Resistance, Microbial and Morphological Changes of Marketed Bovine Liver at Different Time Interval from Chittagong, Bangladesh; a Public Health Concern. Research & Reviews: Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 3(1): 16-23.

2016 (n=5)

Dhakal LB, Dhakal IP, Yadav SK, Ahaduzzaman M*, Islam MZ (2016). Prevalence and antibiotic resistance profile of Salmonella from livestock and poultry raw meat, Nepal. International Journal of Molecular Veterinary Research, 6(1): 1-23.

Koop G, Islam MN, Rahman MM, Khatun M, Ferdous J, Sayeed MA, Islam S, Ahaduzzaman M, Akter S, Mannan A, Hassan MM, Dissanayake R, Hoque MA (2015). Risk factors and therapy for goat mastitis in a hospital-based case-control study in Bangladesh. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 124 (2016):52-57.

Noor J, Ahaduzzaman M, Hossain MMA, Hossain MA, Sarker MS, Rahim SA (2016). Prevalence and morphological identification of tick species infestation in goat in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Veterinary Sciences: Research and Reviews, 2(2): 42-46.

Sarker MS, Ahaduzzaman M, Ghosh SK, Sayeed MA, Bary MA (2016) Cross-Sectional Survey on Prescribing Patterns for Food Animal Medications in Bangladesh. Journal of Dairy, Veterinary & Animal Research, 3(4): 00089.

Sarker MS, Sen A, Ahaduzzaman M, Sayeed MA, Bupasha ZB, Ferdous J, Manzoor S, Uddin N (2016). Occurrence, risk assessment and wound healing approach of myiasis in cattle and goat in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners, 4(4):60-65.

2015 (n=9)

Yadav SK, Ahaduzzaman M*, Sarker S, Sayeed MA, Hoque MA (2015). Epidemiological survey of fascioliasis in cattle, buffalo and goat in Mahottari and Dhanusha, Nepal. Journal of Advances in Parasitology, 2(3): 51-56.

Ahaduzzaman M* (2015). Updates on tetanus toxin: a fundamental approach. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 2(1): 23-29.

Hassan MM, Ahaduzzaman M, Alam M, Bari MS, Amin KB and Faruq AA (2015). Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern against E. coli and Salmonella spp. in Environmental Effluents. International Journal of Natural Sciences, 5(2): 52-58.

Bupasha ZB, Hossain F, Sarker MS, Ahaduzzaman M*, Biswas PK (2015). Variability in prevalence and therapeutic effectiveness in PPR affected goats of Thakurgoan, Bangladesh. Annals of Veterinary and Animal Science, 2(1): 15-19.

Ahaduzzaman M*, Islam MS, Akter S, Uddin MJ, Sharif SMO, Mannan A (2015). Asphyxial death by Oestrus ovis in a pneumonic goat. Journal of Advances in Parasitology, 2(3): 48-51.

Das BC, Ahaduzzaman M, Akter S, Hossain F, Faruque MR, Sutradhar BC (2015). Management of a Traumatic Wound in a Malnourished Orphan Asian Baby Elephant (Elephas maximus). International Journal of Natural Sciences, 5(1):21-25.

Sarker MS, Ahaduzzaman M, Sayeed MA, Sarker R, Nanno MA, Mannan A, Hossain MB (2015). Comparison of some serum biochemical parameters between lactating and non-lactating dairy cows in selected dairy farms of Chittagong district of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 1(2):259-264.

Sarker MS, Ahaduzzaman M, Kabir MN, Rahman MK, Hossain F, Nath SK, Bupasha ZB (2015). Prevalence of clinical conditions in dogs and cats at central veterinary hospital (CVH) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Van Veterinary Journal, 26(2):101-105.

Sarker MS, Bupasha ZB, Rahman MM, Akter S, Mannan A, Ahaduzzaman M (2015). Surgical management of unilateral gangrenous mastitis in a doe: A case report. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 2(2):232-235.

2014 (n=9)

Ahaduzzaman M, Hassan MM, Alam M, Islam SKMA, Uddin I (2014). Antimicrobial resistance pattern against Staphylococcus aureus in environmental effluents. Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners, 2(1): 13-16.

Hassan MM, Amin KB, Ahaduzzaman M, Alam M, Faruk MSA, Uddin I (2014). Antimicrobial resistance pattern against E. coli and Salmonella in layer poultry. Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners, 2(2): 30-35. ]

Rahman MA, Imtiaz MA, Ahaduzzaman M, Ghosh KK, Masud AA, Chowdhury S, Sikder S (2014). Effects of flooring and rearing system on hoof health of dairy cows in some selected areas of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 43 (2): 132-137

Naznin M, Ahaduzzaman M*, Chowdhury S, Biswas PK. (2014). Prevalence and clinico-pathological parameters of PPR infected goats and their response to antibiotic treatment at Panchlaish, Chittagong, Bangladesh. International Journal of Natural Sciences, 4(2): 01-07. ]

Ahaduzzaman M* (2014). Ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) induced otitis externa and complicated by staphylococci infection in a persian cat. Journal of Advances in Parasitology, 2(2): 21-23.

Ahaduzzaman M*, Naznin M, Rahman MA, Imtiaz MA, Sikder S (2014). Musk Gland Swelling in an Anemic Black Bengal Goat; Case Study, Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners, 2(2):19-21.

Hasanuzzaman M, Amin KB, Ahaduzzaman M, Alam M. Study on the productive and reproductive performance of rabbit and the economics of rabbit farming. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, 6:955-962.

Alam M, Das BC, Hassan MM, Ahaduzzaman M, Al Faruk MS, Hasanuzzaman M (2014). Ruminal acidosis-A case compilation study in SAQ Teaching Veterinary Hospital, Bangladesh. Veterinary World, 7(1): 38-43. 

Ahaduzzaman M, Amin A, Imtiaz MA, Rahman MM (2014). Gut obstructive toxocariasis in a puppy. Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners, 2(3):42-43.

2013 (n=1)

Hasanuzzaman M, Ahaduzzaman M, Begum MR (2013). Study on existing nutritional condition of peri-urban dairies at Chittagong, Bangladesh. International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation and Technology, 3(2):49-53.




  PG (MS)
SL No. Student Name Roll No. Reg No. Session Degree Supervisor
1. Gazi Sofiul Alam 0119/24 682 2019-20 PG (MS) CoI

Thesis Title :
Antimicrobial resistance pattern of E. coli from broiler meat
Thesis Title : Antimicrobial resistance pattern of E. coli from broiler meat
2. Rahima Akther 0120/01 820 January-June 2020 PG (MS) CoI

Thesis Title :
Comparison of commercial semen performance following artificial insemination in cows
Thesis Title : Comparison of commercial semen performance following artificial insemination in cows


University of New England, Australia