Zaidah Engku Abdul Rahman

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OBJECTIVE Ocular surface infections that include infections of conjunctiva, adnexa, and cornea have the potential risk of causing blindness within a given population. Empirical antibiotic therapy is usually initiated based on epidemiological data of common causative agents. Thus, the aims of this study were to determine the bacterial agents and their(More)
BACKGROUND Respiratory illness continues to exert a burden on hajj pilgrims in Makkah. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of respiratory illness and its associated factors among Malaysian hajj pilgrims in 2013 and to describe its preventive measures. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in Makkah and Malaysia during the 2013(More)
Background : Antibiotic resistance among Enterobacteriaceae posts a great challenge to the health care service. The emergence of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) is attracting significant attention due to its rapid and global dissemination. The infection is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, thus creating challenges for(More)
Burkholderia pseudomallei is a soil dwelling Gram-negative bacteria predominates in Southeast Asia zone and the tropical part of Australia. Genetic diversity has been explored among various populations and environments worldwide. To date, little data is available on MLST profiling of clinical B. pseudomallei isolates in peninsular Malaysia. In this brief(More)
This paper aims to explore the relational risks in client-vendor accounting outsourcing relationship of small firms and the innovating strategies in managing the relational risks. This study used interpretive case study approach with in-depth interviews, document reviews and observations in order to understand the relational risks and strategies in managing(More)
BACKGROUND Over the last two decades, many epidemiological studies were performed to describe risks and clinical presentations of melioidosis in endemic countries. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of 158 confirmed cases of melioidosis collected from medical records from 2001 to 2015 in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian,(More)
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