Farid Mahamud

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In this prospective study, we examined stool specimens from children with cancer receiving chemotherapy who were admitted for fever to the Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital in Kota Baru, Kelantan. Stool specimens were examined for ova and cysts of parasites. Over a period of 15 months, there were 129 febrile episodes in 50 children with cancer and, in all,(More)
The aim of this prospective study was to determine the prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum in hospitalized children in Kota Bharu, Malaysia. Over a 19 month study period, 258 stool samples were examined from 159 children; 109 with diarrhea and 50 controls without diarrhea. Modified Ziehl-Neelsen staining method and a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay(More)
This paper reviews on the usage of robotic technology for lower limbs therapy of children with cerebral palsy (CP). CP children require regular therapy such as physiotherapy and occupational therapy. It was found that there is a growing trend of using robotic technology to assist in this therapy session. Several of these robotic-assisted have shown positive(More)
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