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Genetic relatedness of Candida strains isolated from women with vaginal candidiasis in Malaysia.
The aims of this study were to compare the genetic relatedness of: (i) sequential and single isolates of Candida strains from women with recurrent vaginal candidiasis (RVC); and (ii) Candida strains… Expand
Geographic and Temporal Trends in the Molecular Epidemiology and Genetic Mechanisms of Transmitted HIV-1 Drug Resistance: An Individual-Patient- and Sequence-Level Meta-Analysis
Background Regional and subtype-specific mutational patterns of HIV-1 transmitted drug resistance (TDR) are essential for informing first-line antiretroviral (ARV) therapy guidelines and designing… Expand
Impact of the Expanded Program of Immunization against hepatitis B infection in school children in Malaysia
- K. Ng, T. L. Saw, A. Baki, K. Rozainah, K. W. Pang, M. Ramanathan
- Medical Microbiology and Immunology
- 1 May 2005
The implementation of the Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) in 1989 has dramatic impact on hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in school children in Malaysia. A cross-sectional seroprevalence… Expand
Candida rugosa, an Emerging Fungal Pathogen with Resistance to Azoles: Geographic and Temporal Trends from the ARTEMIS DISK Antifungal Surveillance Program
- M. Pfaller, D. Diekema, +4 authors V. Newell
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of Clinical Microbiology
- 1 October 2006
ABSTRACT Candida rugosa is a fungus that appears to be emerging as a cause of infection in some geographic regions. We utilized the extensive database of the ARTEMIS DISK Antifungal Surveillance… Expand
Etiology of blood culture isolates among patients in a multidisciplinary teaching hospital in Kuala Lumpur.
- R. Karunakaran, N. Raja, K. Ng, P. Navaratnam
- Journal of microbiology, immunology, and…
- 1 July 2007
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Bloodstream infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality among hospitalized patients and the surveillance of etiological agents in these infections is important… Expand
Genotyping and drug resistance profile of Candida spp. in recurrent and one-off vaginitis, and high association of non-albicans species with non-pregnant status.
- P. Chong, Siti Rohani Abdul Hadi, +4 authors H. Seow
- Biology, Medicine
- Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of…
- 1 July 2007
Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis affects women worldwide and the resistance to azole drugs may be an important factor. The extent of strain-to-strain variation within a species and its relationship… Expand
Onychomycosis in Malaysia
The common etiological agents of onychomycosis are dermatophytes, molds and yeasts. A mycological nail investigation of onychomycosis using direct microscopy and culture was conducted by the Mycology… Expand
Candida species epidemiology 2000–2013: a laboratory‐based report
- K. Ng, C. Kuan, H. Kaur, S. L. Na, N. Atiya, Rukumani Devi Velayuthan
- Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
- 1 November 2015
To describe a prospective laboratory‐based surveillance of Candida species that were collected from different anatomical sites of patients admitted to the University of Malaya Medical Centre,… Expand
Genotype 3 is the predominant hepatitis C genotype in a multi-ethnic Asian population in Malaysia.
BACKGROUND Genotypes of hepatitis C virus (HCV) are distributed differently across the world. There is a paucity of such data in a multi-ethnic Asian population like Malaysia. The objectives of this… Expand
Systemic Candida infection in University Hospital 1997–1999: the distribution of Candida biotypes and antifungal susceptibility patterns
A total of 102 Candida species were isolated from blood cultures from January 1997 to October 1999. Using assimilation of carbohydrate test, 52 (51.0%) of the Candida sp. were identified as C.… Expand