Amizah Othman

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BACKGROUND Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis in different populations may vary according to different environments, social customs and habits. This study was designed to measure the seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis among patients with different malignancies and to ascertain the association between common risk factors and disease transmission. METHODS This(More)
Effective management of patients with diabetic foot infection is a crucial concern. A delay in prescribing appropriate antimicrobial agent can lead to amputation or life threatening complications. Thus, this electronic nose (e-nose) technique will provide a diagnostic tool that will allow for rapid and accurate identification of a pathogen. This study(More)
Abstract. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is a pathogen recognized to be distinct in both phenotype and genotype from hospital-acquired MRSA. We have identified CA-MRSA cases in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, including their antibiotic susceptibility patterns and genotypic(More)
Results Five cases of CA-MRSA were identified. The isolates had multisensitive pattern on antibiotic susceptibility testing and were resistant to only penicillin and oxacillin. All cases were skin and soft-tissue infections, namely diabetic foot with gangrene, infected scalp haematoma, philtrum abscess in a healthcare worker, thrombophlebitis complicated(More)
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