October 16, 2016

DR. Md Abdul Alim

DR. Md Abdul Alim

Associate Professor

Department of Pathology and Parasitology,
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Chittagong-4225, Bangladesh
Mobile: +8801723764574
Fax: +88031659620
E-mail: mdabdul.alim@my.jcu.edu.au


Mohammad Abdul Alim has received undergraduate (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) and postgraduate degree (MSc in Parasitology) from Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU). Since 2010, he is serving as an academic staff at Department of Pathology and Parasitology under the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of CVASU. Currently, he is on study leave to pursue his PhD at James Cook University, Australia.

Journal Publications

1) Moris JL, Bridson TL, Alim MA, Rudd D, Rush CM, Govan BL, & Ketheesan N, 2016. Development of a diet-induced murine model of diabetes featuring cardinal metabolic and pathophysiological abnormalities of type 2 diabetes. Disease Models & Mechanisms.  Biol Open. doi: 10.1242/bio.016790.


2) Hoque MA , Hassan MM, Haque E, Shaikat AH, Khan SA, Alim MA, Skerratt LF, Islam A, Tun HM, Dissanayake R, Day TK, Debnath NC&Yamage M, 2014. A survey of gastro-intestinal parasitic infection in domestic and wild birds in Chittagong and Greater Sylhet, Bangladesh, preventive veterinary medicine, 2014 Nov 1;117(1):305-12. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2014.07.012. Epub 2014 Aug 2.


3) Islam MS, Das S,  Talukdar MMI, Islam MA, Ghosh KK, Alim MA and Masuduzzaman M, 2014. Pathological affection of liver due to hydatidosis and fascioliasis in slaughtered food animal (cattle and buffalo) in Chittagong district, Bangladesh. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, pp. 1014-1019.


4) Islam MS, Alim MA, Das S, Ghosh KK, Pervin S, Lipi A, Siddiki AMAMZ,  Masuduzzaman M,  and Hossain MA, 2014. Prevalence of Haemoproteus sp. in domestic Pigeon at Chittagong and Khulna District in Bangladesh. The Journal of Advances in Parasitology, 1(2):24-25.


5) Imtiaz MA, Rahman MA, Islam K, Barua M, Alim MA, Chowdhury &Sikder S, 2014.  Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Myiasis in Different Areas of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners. 2(2): 22 – 27


6) Islam MS, Das S, Alim MA , Uddin MM, Kabir MHB, Islam MT, Ghosh KK &Masuduzzaman M, 2014. Progressive Type of Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor (CTVT) in a Male Stray Dog: a Case Report. Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners 2 (4): 70 – 72. http://dx.doi.org/10.14737/journal.rjvp/2014/

7) Ghosh KK, Islam MS, Sikder S, Das S, Chowdhury S andAlim MA, 2014. Prevalence of Ecto and Gastrointestinal Parasitic Infections of Pigeon at Chittagong Metropolitan Area, Bangladesh. The Journal of Advances in Parasitology. 1 (1): 9 – 11


8) Biswas D, Das S & Alim MA, 2014. The first record of Ophidascaris (Nematode: Ascarididae) in the Asian rock python (Python molurusmolurus) in Bangladesh.  Scholarly Journal of Agricultural Science Vol. 4(1), pp. 24-26 January, 2014, ISSN 2276-7118 © 2014 Scholarly-Journals, http:// www.scholarly-journals.com/SJAS

9) Alim MA, Das S, Roy K, Masuduzzaman M, Sikder S, Hassan MM, Siddiki AMAMZ & Hossain MA, 2012. Prevalence of Haemoprotozoan Diseases in Cattle Population of Chittagong Division, Bangladesh. Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 32(2), 221-224. http://www.pvj.com.pk/pdf-files/32_2/221-224.pdf

10) Alim MA, Das S, Roy K, Sikder S, Mohiuddin, Masuduzzaman M & Hossain MA, 2012. Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Parasites in Cattle of Chittagong Division, Bangladesh, Wayamba Journal of Animal Science – ISSN: 2012-578X; 2012, First Published May 07, 2012; Number 1330976338.


11) Das S, Alim MA, Sikdar S, Uddin M, Gupta AD &Masuduzzaman M, 2012. Prevalence and intensity of enteric parasites in stray dogs of Chittagong Metropolitan, Bangladesh. YYU VeterinerFakultesiDergisi, 2012, 23 (3), 141 – 145.


12) Sikder S, Rahman AMR, Rima UK, Alim MA, Das S, Das BC &Faraque MR, 2012.  Equine Diseases: A Retrospective Prevalence Study in Farm Conditions in Bangladesh. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, ISSN: 2012-578X; 201, Number 1329045675. http://www.wayambajournal.com/papers/1329045675.php

13) Sikder S, Rahman SM, Mushfiqur SM, Alim MA& Das S, 2012. Haematology of Brucella abortus Antibody Positive Cross-bred Cattle at Chittagong, Bangladesh, YYU VeterinerFakultesiDergisi, 2012, 23 (3), 125 - 128.


14) Das S, Nath BK, Alim MA, Sikder S and Pallab MS, 2012.  Acanthomatousameloblastoma in a female Spitz Dog with rare atypical histomorphology: A case Study. Veterinary World 6(4): 219-222, doi:10.5455/vetworld.2013.219-222)


15) Sikder S, Rahman AKMA, Faruque MR, Alim MA, Das S, Gupta AD, Das BC, Uddin MI &Prodhan MAM, 2012. Bovine Brucellosis: An Epidemiological Study at Chittagong, Bangladesh. Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 32(4): 499-502.


16) Uddin M, Rahman ML, Alim MA and Ahasan ASML, 2012. Anatomical study on origin, course and distribution of cranial and caudal mesenteric arteries in the White New Zealand rabbit (Orycotolaguscuniculus). International Journal of Natural Sciences, 2(1):54-59. http://www.ijns.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=100&Itemid=110

17) Das S, Alim MA, Hassan MM, Sikdar S,  Muraduzzaman&Masuduzzaman M, 2011. Spirocercosis in stray dogs of Chittagong Metropolitan area of Bangladesh: an epidemiological and pathological investigation. Veterinary World, 4(11): 485-491. http://www.scopemed.org/fulltextpdf.php?mno=11058

18) Hossain BH, Mahmud MS, Das S, Alim MA, Shaikat AH & Hashem MA, 2011. A study on incidence of gastrointestinal parasites in buffaloes from different slaughter houses of Chittagong Metropolitan Area. Univ.j.zool. Rajshahi Univ. Vol.30, pp.05-07.

19) Mohiuddin, Rahman ML, Alim MA, Kabir MBH &Kashem MA, 2011. Macro anatomical investigation of brachial plexus of the White New Zealand rabbit (Orycotolaguscuniculus). International Journal of Natural Sciences, 1(3):74-76.


20) Das S, Debnath GK, Chanda T, Alim MA&Sarker S, 2010. A study of milk from Farm to shop in Chittagong Metropolitan area. International Journal of Animal and Fisheries Sciences, 3(1):252-256. http://gscience.gurpukur.com/product_info.php?products_id=951

21) Miah G &Alim MA, 2009. Performance of Black Bangal Goat under Intensive and Semi-intensive Farming System. SAARC Journal of Agriculture, 7 (2): 15-24.

Scholarships and Awards

2014-2018: Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (PhD)

Research Interest

1) Parasitology

2) Zoonosis




Platyhelminthes & Malacology (PLM-201)

Veterinary Nematology (VNM-202)

Veterinary Entomology (VEN-301)

Protozoology (PRT 302)


General Parasitology (VPAR-501)

Helminthology (VPAR-502)

Immuno-parasitology (VPAR-505)

Malacology (VPAR-506)

Avian Parasitology (VPAR-510)

Parasites of Zoo and Wild Animals (VPAR-511)

Protozoology (VPAR-503)

Entomology (VPAR-504)

Students (Research)


1) Molecular characterization of haemoprotozoan diseases in cattle in Chittagong-2012

2) Prevalence of Gastrointestinal parasitic infections in goat and effects of temperature on hatchability of Haemonchuscontortus. 2013

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