Chee Hong Hoe

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AIMS Antimicrobial resistance of Shigella sonnei from Malaysia was determined and subtyping was carried by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) to assess the extent of genetic diversity of these strains. METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 62 isolates of S. sonnei from sporadic cases of shigellosis in different parts of Malaysia were studied by(More)
Shigellosis, a disease caused by Shigella spp., is endemic in Malaysia. Its low infective dose and ease of spread through person-to-person transmission by the faecal-oral route make this infection difficult to control in outbreak situations. Antimicrobial therapy is recommended for shigellosis because it can shorten the severity and duration of illness,(More)
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