Nazni Wasi Ahmad

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Medical Research
Country: Malaysia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint First report of maggots of family Piophilidae recovered from human cadavers in Malaysia
    W A Nazni
    Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 25:173-5. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Cross-mating between Malaysian strains of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the laboratory
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:40-6. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial nasal myiasis in an intensive care unit
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malays J Pathol 33:53-6. 2011
  4. pmc Aural myiasis in a neonate in peninsular Malaysia
    Nazni Wasi Ahmad
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasit Vectors 2:63. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution and abundance of diurnal and nocturnal dipterous flies in the Federal Territory, Putrajaya
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 24:61-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Ovitrap surveillance of the dengue vectors, Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) and Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus Skuse in selected areas in Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
    R Norzahira
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz 50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 28:48-54. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus to temephos in four study sites in Kuala Lumpur City Center and Selangor State, Malaysia
    C D Chen
    Medical Entomology Division, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:207-16. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Predation on pupa of Chrysomya rufifacies (Marquart) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) by parasitoid, Exoristobia philippinensis Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) and Ophyra spinigera larva (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Heo Chong Chin
    Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 26:369-72. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of Aedes mosquitoes in a university campus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    O Wan Norafikah
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 26:206-15. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Field effectiveness of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) against Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus) in ornamental ceramic containers with common aquatic plants
    C D Chen
    Laboratory of Zoological and Ecological Network ZEN, Centre for Tropical Biodiversity Research, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 26:100-5. 2009

Collaborators

  • Lee H Lim
  • Heo Chong Chin
  • Luke Alphey
  • Loke Seau Rong
  • Raja Muhammad Zuha
  • C D Chen
  • Apandi Mohd Yusof
  • H Rozilawati
  • S Selvi
  • R Lacroix
  • Y Apandi
  • W A Nazni
  • H L Lee
  • J Jeffery
  • A H Azahari
  • S S Vasan
  • R Norzahira
  • K W Lim
  • Lim Kwee Wee
  • Shahnaz Murad
  • T S Saraswathy Subramaniam
  • Y S Yeong
  • Seshadri Vasan
  • K W Sing
  • H S Chew
  • R Firdaus
  • H M Wong
  • M Mahathavan
  • O Wan-Norafikah
  • M Sofian-Azirun
  • O Wan Norafikah
  • I Sadiyah
  • I Mohd Noor
  • H Hidayati
  • Chen Chee Dhang
  • I Sa'diyah
  • T A R T Rogayah
  • S Mohd Masri
  • M A Sofian
  • Suria Marlina
  • Sing Kong Wah
  • Cheryl Jacyln Ahok
  • Iswarti Idris
  • Norhaida Hanum
  • Wong Hong Ming
  • Sit Nam Weng
  • Andrew Mckemy
  • Norzahira Raduan
  • Chew Hwai Shi
  • Firdaus Rambli
  • Han Lim Lee
  • R L Santana
  • W K Chew
  • A Cheryl
  • Asuad M Khairul
  • S K Heah
  • A Mohd Sofian
  • A McKemey
  • Akmar M N Lailatul
  • O Hidayatulfathi
  • Hisham H Mohd
  • C C Heo
  • H Mohd-Hasrul
  • A Azirol-Hisham
  • R Nor-Hafizah
  • J A Cheryl
  • N W Sit
  • M G Sumarni
  • S Noramiza
  • S Shafa'ar-Ko'ohar
  • M Suria
  • A McKemy
  • H N Soh
  • M Aramu
  • H A B Dayang
  • S A Mohd
  • David McAlpine
  • John Jeffery
  • Abdullah Marwi Mohamad
  • Hiromu Kurahashi
  • Baharudin Omar
  • A H Hafizam
  • W M Noorjuliana
  • Chong Chin Heo
  • S A Rohayu
  • Mohd Sofian-Azirun
  • H Nooraidah
  • I Zamree
  • B Seleena
  • S B Tan

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint First report of maggots of family Piophilidae recovered from human cadavers in Malaysia
    W A Nazni
    Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 25:173-5. 2008
    ..The second case was a female Chinese whose body also contained other species of maggots but these were not identifiable...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cross-mating between Malaysian strains of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the laboratory
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:40-6. 2009
    ..No embryonation of these eggs was observed when the eggs were bleached. With homologous mating Aedes aegypti produced significantly greater numbers of eggs compared to Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, and all the eggs hatched successfully...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial nasal myiasis in an intensive care unit
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malays J Pathol 33:53-6. 2011
    ..An adult sarcophagid identified as Parasarcophaga ruficornis (Fabricius) caught in the ICU where the patient was warded provided further evidence of the potential for the nosocomial infestation...
  4. pmc Aural myiasis in a neonate in peninsular Malaysia
    Nazni Wasi Ahmad
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasit Vectors 2:63. 2009
    ..Myiasis which occurs in a newborn baby is referred as neonatal myiasis. It is a rare condition and there are only a few reports to date. A case of neonatal aural myiasis in a two day old infant is reported in this paper...
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution and abundance of diurnal and nocturnal dipterous flies in the Federal Territory, Putrajaya
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 24:61-6. 2007
    ..Diurnal period had more numbers of flies (81.55%) compared to the nocturnal periods (18.45%). Some species of flies were strictly diurnal, some exibited both diurnal and nocturnal activities while only one species was strictly nocturnal...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ovitrap surveillance of the dengue vectors, Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) and Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus Skuse in selected areas in Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
    R Norzahira
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz 50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 28:48-54. 2011
    ..01). Data collected in this study could provide important entomological information for designing an effective integrated vector control programme to combat Aedes mosquitoes in this area...
  7. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus to temephos in four study sites in Kuala Lumpur City Center and Selangor State, Malaysia
    C D Chen
    Medical Entomology Division, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:207-16. 2005
    ..These results indicate that Aedes mosquitoes have developed some degree of resistance. However, complete mortality for all strains were achieved after 24 hours when tested against 1 mg/L temephos...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predation on pupa of Chrysomya rufifacies (Marquart) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) by parasitoid, Exoristobia philippinensis Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) and Ophyra spinigera larva (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Heo Chong Chin
    Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 26:369-72. 2009
    ..The larva squeezed into the pupa and consumed the contents. This paper report C. rufifacies as a new host record for E. philippinensis in Malaysia and highlighted the predatory behavior of O. spinigera larva in natural environment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of Aedes mosquitoes in a university campus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    O Wan Norafikah
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 26:206-15. 2009
    ..Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were found neither indoor nor outdoor in both study areas. This study indicated that the principal dengue vector in the university campus was most likely Ae. albopictus...
  10. ncbi request reprint Field effectiveness of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) against Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus) in ornamental ceramic containers with common aquatic plants
    C D Chen
    Laboratory of Zoological and Ecological Network ZEN, Centre for Tropical Biodiversity Research, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 26:100-5. 2009
    ..This study suggested that containers with aquatic plants for landscaping should be treated more frequently with Bti in view of the shortened residual activity...
  11. ncbi request reprint First report of the house fly larvae, Musca domestica (Linnaeus) (Diptera: Muscidae) associated with the monkey carcass in Malaysia
    C D Chen
    Centre for Tropical Biodiversity Research CTBR, Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 27:355-9. 2010
    ..However, the role of M. domestica on forensic entomological study remains unknown. This study recorded the first finding of M. domestica maggots on primate carcass in Malaysia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bacteria fauna from the house fly, Musca domestica (L.)
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588 Kuala Lumpur
    Trop Biomed 22:225-31. 2005
    ..Enterobacter sp., Proteus sp., Escherichia sp., Klebsiella sp. and yeast cells were isolated from feaces, vomitus, external surfaces and internal organs of house fly. Newly emerged house fly did not harbour any bacteria...
  13. ncbi request reprint Weekly variation on susceptibility status of Aedes mosquitoes against temephos in Selangor, Malaysia
    C D Chen
    Medical Entomology Division, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:195-206. 2005
    ..It is essential to continue monitoring the resistance of this vector to insecticides in order to ensure the efficiency of program aimed at vector control and protection of human health...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vertical dispersal of Aedes (Stegomyia) spp. in high-rise apartments in Putrajaya, Malaysia
    O Wan-Norafikah
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 27:662-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, larger scale studies are strongly recommended to examine the vertical dispersal of Aedes mosquitoes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determination of homozygous susceptible strain in Culex quinquefasciatus (Say), using single raft sib-selection method
    H Hidayati
    Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 25:75-9. 2008
    ..The F(0) and the subsequent adult and larval stage generations were subjected to adult and larval bioassay. After selection for about 10 generations, a homozygous susceptible strain in Cx. quinquefasciatus was obtained...
  16. ncbi request reprint No evidence for successful interspecific cross-mating of transgenic Aedes aegypti (L.) and wild type Aedes albopictus Skuse
    H L Lee
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur
    Trop Biomed 26:312-9. 2009
    ..Interspecific mating between Ae. aegypti RIDL and Ae. albopictus wild type was not productive and no hybrid was obtained, indicating absence of horizontal transfer of introduced RIDL gene in Ae. aegypti to Ae. albopictus...
  17. doi request reprint Mating compatibility and competitiveness of transgenic and wild type Aedes aegypti (L.) under contained semi-field conditions
    H L Lee
    Medical Entomology Unit WHO Collaborating Centre for Ecology, Taxonomy and Control of Vectors of Malaria, Filariasis and Dengue, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Transgenic Res 22:47-57. 2013
    ..We also observed high mating compatibility between recently-colonised Mexican RIDL males and lab-reared Malaysian wild type females...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between rainfall and Aedes larval population at two insular sites in Pulau Ketam, Selangor, Malaysia
    Lim Kwee Wee
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 44:157-66. 2013
    ..The second minor peak could be due to the second gonotrophic cycle of the female mosquitoes. Rainfall is an important environmental factor associated with Aedes breeding at the study sites...
  19. ncbi request reprint Determination of the flight range and dispersal of the house fly, Musca domestica (L.) using mark release recapture technique
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:53-61. 2005
    ..05% and 0.016%, In this study, marked specimens has been detected up to 8 days in field conditions indicating that under field condition the life expectancy could be in the range of 1-2 weeks...
  20. ncbi request reprint Insecticide susceptibility status of field-collected Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) at a dengue endemic site in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
    Loke Seau Rong
    Institute of Biological Science, Faculty of Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:34-47. 2012
    ..They were especially susceptible to malathion with LT50 values of 21.32 - 36.37 minutes, suggesting effectiveness of malathion for control of dengue...
  21. ncbi request reprint First report of the signal fly, Scholastes sp. (Diptera:Platystomatidae) visiting animal carcasses in Malaysia
    Chen Chee Dhang
    Medical Entomology Unit, WHO Collaborating Center for Vectors, Infectious Diseases Research Centre IDRC, Institute for Medical Research IMR, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 25:264-6. 2008
    ..flies during the fresh decomposition period. However, the role Scholastes flies in the decomposition process remains unknown. In this paper, we report the occurrence of Scholastes sp. on animal carcasses in Malaysia for the first time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adult and larval insecticide susceptibility status of Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) mosquitoes in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
    W A Nazni
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:63-8. 2005
    ..This concludes that resistance at larval stages is extremely high compared to adult stages...
  23. ncbi request reprint Scanning electron microscopic evaluation of the successful sterilization of Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann) utilized in maggot debridement therapy (mdt)
    Y S Yeong
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre IDRC, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 28:325-32. 2011
    ..Sterilization method employed to sterilize eggs and maggots used in Malaysia MDT was proven successful and MDT is safe to be used as wound management tools...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sterilisation of Lucilia cuprina Wiedemann maggots used in therapy of intractable wounds
    S Mohd Masri
    Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:185-9. 2005
    ..67+/-0.88%). Complete sterility was achieved in all cases, except that Proteus mirabilis was consistently found. However, the presence of this microorganism was considered beneficial...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dengue vector surveillance in insular settlements of Pulau Ketam, Selangor, Malaysia
    K W Lim
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 27:185-92. 2010
    ..albopictus (p<0.05). Trends in Ae. albopictus and Ae. aegypti populations mirrored each other suggesting that common factors influenced these two populations...
  26. pmc Entomological study of chikungunya infections in the State of Kelantan, Malaysia
    H Rozilawati
    Institute for Medical Research, Ministry of Health, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Indian J Med Res 133:670-3. 2011
    ..Entomological studies were conducted in Kelantan in four districts, namely Jeli, Tumpat, Pasir Mas and Tanah Merah to identify the vector responsible for the virus transmission...
  27. doi request reprint Genetically modified mosquito: the Malaysian public engagement experience
    T S Saraswathy Subramaniam
    Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Biotechnol J 7:1323-7. 2012
    ..Meanwhile the wild female Aedes aegypti continues to breed offspring, surviving and evading conventional interventions for vector control...
  28. doi request reprint Interaction effects of temperature and food on the development of forensically important fly, Megaselia scalaris (Loew) (Diptera: Phoridae)
    Raja Muhammad Zuha
    Forensic Science Program, School of Diagnostics and Applied Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia National University of Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasitol Res 111:2179-87. 2012
    ..scalaris in the laboratory and the importance of considering the interaction effect between temperatures and food types when deciding the most suitable medium in fly larva rearing...