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Using biogeographical patterns of endemic land snails to improve conservation planning for limestone karsts
Abstract Limestone karsts on tropical land masses are considered de facto habitat islands due to their isolation from one another by non-calcareous substrata; this spatial configuration limits geneExpand
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Significant Reduction of Brain Cysts Caused by Toxoplasma gondii after Treatment with Spiramycin Coadministered with Metronidazole in a Mouse Model of Chronic Toxoplasmosis
ABSTRACT Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that generates latent cysts in the brain; reactivation of these cysts may lead to fatal toxoplasmic encephalitis, for which treatment remains unsuccessful. WeExpand
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Multidrug resistant yeasts in synanthropic wild birds
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to investigate the presence of multidrug resistant yeasts in the faeces of synanthropic wild birds from the Bangsar suburb of Kuala Lumpur.MethodsSpeciesExpand
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Seasonal prevalence of the helminth fauna of the wood rat Rattus tiomanicus (Miller) in West Malaysia.
A helminthological examination of 367 wood rats, Rattus tiomanicus, in an oil-palm. estate 24 miles north of Kuala Lumpur conducted during 1973 revealed 8 species of helminths: 5 nematodes.Expand
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Affinities between Asian non-human Schistosoma species, the S. indicum group, and the African human schistosomes
Abstract Schistosoma species have traditionally been arranged in groups based on egg morphology, geographical origins, and the genus or family of snail intermediate host. One of these groups is theExpand
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Neglected Intestinal Parasites, Malnutrition and Associated Key Factors: A Population Based Cross-Sectional Study among Indigenous Communities in Sarawak, Malaysia
Intestinal parasitic infections (IPIs) have been recognized as one of the most significant causes of illness among disadvantaged communities. Many studies have been conducted on the prevalence ofExpand
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Epidemiology and control of malaria in Malaysia.
In spite of more than 30 years of control activities, malaria continues to be the most important parasitic infection in Malaysia, accounting for 39,189 confirmed cases in 1991, giving an annualExpand
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Chitosan-propolis nanoparticle formulation demonstrates anti-bacterial activity against Enterococcus faecalis biofilms
Propolis obtained from bee hives is a natural substance with antimicrobial properties. It is limited by its insolubility in aqueous solutions; hence ethanol and ethyl acetate extracts of MalaysianExpand
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THE PHYLOGENETICS OF TRICULINE SNAILS (RISSOOIDEA:POMATIOPSIDAE) FROM SOUTH-EAST ASIA AND SOUTHERN CHINA: HISTORICAL BIOGEOGRAPHY AND THE TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN SCHISTOSOMIASIS
Partial DNA sequences were examined for one nuclear (18S rRNA) and two mitochondrial (16S rRNA and CO1) loci for six species of pomatiopsid snail (Gastropoda:Rissooidea:Pomatiopsidae) from southeastExpand
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Cationic chitosan-propolis nanoparticles alter the zeta potential of S. epidermidis, inhibit biofilm formation by modulating gene expression and exhibit synergism with antibiotics
Staphylococcus epidermidis, is a common microflora of human body that can cause opportunistic infections associated with indwelling devices. It is resistant to multiple antibiotics necessitating theExpand
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