Microbiology Experts

F. Noordeen

Department of Microbiology
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka


BVSc (SL), MPhil (Peradeniya, SL), Diag Med Virol (London, UK), Ph.D. (Adelaide, Australia).

Research Interest

Molecular, virological and immune dynamics of dengue virus infection in Sri Lanka. Serological dynamics in HBV post-vaccination in different sets of healthcare workers in Sri Lanka. Evaluation of rapid viral diagnostic assays (immune-chromatography based assays) using standard assays as comparators. Impact of viral pathogens in respiratory diseases of children in Sri Lanka. Impact of viral pathogens in diarrhoeal diseases of children in Sri Lanka.


  • F Noordeen*, FNN Pitchai1, RA Rafeek. A review of hepatitis B virus infection in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2015; 5(2), 42-50.

  • Faseeha Noordeen*. Hepatitis B virus infection: An insight into infection outcomes and recent treatment options. Virus Disease. 2015; 1-8.

  • Faseeha Noordeen, Catherine A Scougall, Arend Grosse, Qiao Qiao, Behzad B Ajilian, Georget Reaiche-Miller, John Finnie, Melanie Werner, Ruth Broering, Joerg F Schlaak, Andrew Vaillant, Allison R Jilbert. Therapeutic antiviral effect of the nucleic acid polymer REP 2055 against persistent duck hepatitis B virus infection. PLOS ONE. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0140909, 2015, 1-28.

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