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Using biogeographical patterns of endemic land snails to improve conservation planning for limestone karsts
Significant Reduction of Brain Cysts Caused by Toxoplasma gondii after Treatment with Spiramycin Coadministered with Metronidazole in a Mouse Model of Chronic Toxoplasmosis
- W. K. Chew, I. Segarra, S. Ambu, J. Mak
- Biology, MedicineAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
- 23 January 2012
Enhanced spiramycin brain exposure after coadministration reduced brain cysts 15-fold and Spiramycin reduced in vitro reactivation, causing a significant reduction of T. gondii brain Cysts, with potential clinical translatability for chronic toxoplasmosis treatment.
Neglected Intestinal Parasites, Malnutrition and Associated Key Factors: A Population Based Cross-Sectional Study among Indigenous Communities in Sarawak, Malaysia
It is highlighted that intestinal parasitic infections, anaemia and malnutrition are still prevalent among rural indigenous community in Sarawak and improvement of socioeconomic status, periodic mass deworming, iron supplementation and health education program should be included in the control and prevention of public health strategies.
Affinities between Asian non-human Schistosoma species, the S. indicum group, and the African human schistosomes
A scenario for the evolution of the S. indicum group is discussed, with tree analyses using both distance and parsimony methods showing the group not to be monophyletic.
Seasonal prevalence of the helminth fauna of the wood rat Rattus tiomanicus (Miller) in West Malaysia.
Overall helminthic infection rates seemed to be higher than those previously reported in this host species, Rattus tiomanicus.
Multidrug resistant yeasts in synanthropic wild birds
- A. Lord, K. Mohandas, S. Somanath, S. Ambu
- Biology, MedicineAnnals of Clinical Microbiology and…
- 23 March 2010
This finding is of public health significance as these synanthropic wild birds may be reservoirs for transmission of drug resistant yeast infections to humans.
Helminth infections of rodents in Orang Asli settlements in Selangor, Malaysia - Possible Health Risks.
Risk factors for human leptospirosis following flooding: A meta-analysis of observational studies
Flood control and other environmental modifications that are expected to reduce the risk of leptospiral infection are recommended, and a multi-sectoral effort to this aspect would have long-term benefits.
Toxoplasma gondii: determination of the onset of chronic infection in mice and the in vitro reactivation of brain cysts.
Occurrence of airborne algae within the township of Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Abstract There have been relatively few studies on airborne algae although they are known to have health implications. The aim of this study was to conduct a survey on the distribution of airborne…