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Chandika D. Gamage

Senior Lecturer
Department of Microbiology
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

Biography

Ph.D. (Japan), BVSc. (Sri Lanka), Int.Dip. in Computing (United Kingdom) , Crt. Expert in Zoonosis Control (Japan), Crt. Human Resource Management (Sri Lanka).

Research Interest

Pathogenesis and rapid diagnosis of leptospirosis both humans and animals. Epidemiology and laboratory diagnosis of Hantavirus in Sri Lanka. Design and development of Point-of-Care (POC) infectious disease diagnostics. Evaluation of the impact of human behaviors towards infection control strategies. Molecular dynamics of hepatitis B virus infections among different communities in Sri Lanka.

Publications

  • Chandika D. Gamage, Nobuo Koizumi, Maki Muto, Chinyere Nwafor-Okoli, Shanika Kurukurusuriya, Jayanthe R. P. V. Rajapakse, Senanayake A. M. Kularatne, Koji Kanda, Romeo B. Lee, Yoshihide Obayashi, Haruo Watanabe5 and Hiko Tamashiro., Prevalence and Carrier Status of Leptospirosis in Smallholder Dairy Cattle and Peridomestic Rodents in Kandy, Sri Lanka., Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011 Aug;11(8):1041-7

  • Chandika D. Gamage, Shumpei P. Yasuda, Sanae Nishio, Senanayake A. Kularatne, Kosala Weerakoon, Jayanthe Rajapakse, Chinyere Nwafor-Okoli, Romeo B. Lee, Yoshi Obayashi, Kumiko Yoshimatsu, Jiro Arikawa, Hiko Tamashiro., Serological evidence of Thailand virus-related hantavirus infection among leptospirosis suspected patients in Kandy, Sri Lanka., Jpn. J. Infect. Dis., 2011., 64 (1), 72-75

  • Nobuo Koizumi, Chandika D. Gamage, Maki Muto, Senanayake A. M. Kularatne, Sudhara B. D. S. Budagoda, Jayanthe R. P. V. Rajapakse, Hidehiko Tamashiro, and Haruo Watanabe., Serological and Genetic Analysis of Leptospirosis in Patients with Acute Febrile Illness in Kandy, Sri Lanka., Jpn. J. Infect. Dis., 2009., 62 (6), 474-475

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