Lee H Lim

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Medical Research
Country: Malaysia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of ribavirin and hydroxyurea on oral infection of Aedes aegypti (L.) with dengue virus
    H L Lee
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:1358-64. 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of larviciding with a Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis formulation, VectoBac WG, on dengue mosquito vectors in a dengue endemic site in Selangor State, Malaysia
    H L Lee
    Medical Entomology Unit Infectious Diseases Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:601-9. 2008
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Habitat characterization and mapping of Anopheles maculatus (Theobald) mosquito larvae in malaria endemic areas in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, Malaysia
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:821-30. 2010
  10. 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

Collaborators

  • H Rozilawati
  • S Selvi
  • S Paramasvaran
  • M S Khadri
  • Nazni Wasi Ahmad
  • C D Chen
  • Apandi Mohd Yusof
  • S Subramaniam
  • R Lacroix
  • Rohani Ahmad
  • Y Apandi
  • H L Lee
  • A Rohani
  • W A Nazni
  • I Zamree
  • J Jeffery
  • A H Azahari
  • R Norzahira
  • S S Vasan
  • K W Lim
  • I Mohd Noor
  • Chen Chee Dhang
  • S Mohd Masri
  • M Krishnasamy
  • Y S Yeong
  • M Khadri Shahar
  • Seshadri Vasan
  • R Firdaus
  • H M Wong
  • H S Chew
  • M Mahathavan
  • K W Sing
  • O Wan-Norafikah
  • A Ummul Haninah
  • M Sofian-Azirun
  • Heo Chong Chin
  • I Sadiyah
  • O Wan Norafikah
  • Mohd Sofian-Azirun
  • John Jeffery
  • Baharudin Omar
  • K L Yap
  • I Sa'diyah
  • A G Abdullah
  • K H Chooi
  • T A R T Rogayah
  • M A Sofian
  • Cher Pheng Ooi
  • P Seleena
  • Iswarti Idris
  • Luke Alphey
  • Norhaida Hanum
  • Shahnaz Murad
  • Tran Vu Phong
  • R L Santana
  • A Cheryl
  • S C Ooi
  • Akmar M N Lailatul
  • Hisham H Mohd
  • C C Heo
  • M Salmah Maszaitun
  • A McKemey
  • M R Che Salmah
  • I Anuar
  • Asuad M Khairul
  • I Suzilah
  • O Topek
  • W K Chew
  • S K Heah
  • A Mohd Sofian
  • Y Tanrang
  • I Mohd Mazlan
  • M Malinda
  • O Hidayatulfathi
  • A Abu Hassan
  • W M A Wan Najdah
  • J A Cheryl
  • N W Sit
  • T Ravindran
  • M Suria
  • H Mohd-Hasrul
  • S Shamala Devi
  • R Nor-Hafizah
  • S Noramiza
  • S Shafa'ar-Ko'ohar
  • M G Sumarni
  • A Azirol-Hisham
  • H Rahimi
  • A Chandru
  • A McKemy

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of ribavirin and hydroxyurea on oral infection of Aedes aegypti (L.) with dengue virus
    H L Lee
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:1358-64. 2012
    ..47 and 95.61%, respectively. The mortalities of female Ae. aegypti mosquitoes fed with these drugs were significantly higher than the control. Ribavirin also had an inhibitory effect on the fecundity of female Ae. aegypti mosquitoes...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of larviciding with a Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis formulation, VectoBac WG, on dengue mosquito vectors in a dengue endemic site in Selangor State, Malaysia
    H L Lee
    Medical Entomology Unit Infectious Diseases Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:601-9. 2008
    ..89 +/- 11.11% to 15.36 +/- 5.93%. In KB, similarly, the OI was significantly reduced by more than half, from 66.66 +/- 6.67% to 30.26 +/- 2.99% (p< 0.05). In all cases, the reduction in OI was paralleled by reduction in larval density...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Habitat characterization and mapping of Anopheles maculatus (Theobald) mosquito larvae in malaria endemic areas in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, Malaysia
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:821-30. 2010
    ..Changes in breeding characteristics were also observed. Instead of breeding in slow flowing streams, most larvae bred in small water pockets along the river margin...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study on the effectiveness of mosquito repelling lamp, E Da
    C D Chen
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre IDRC, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 24:89-91. 2007
    ..05). E Da mosquito repelling lamp used in this study exerted repellency effect against the mosquitoes especially Cx. quinquefasciatus...
  12. ncbi request reprint Laboratory study on the effect of deltamethrin WG and WP formulations against Anopheles maculatus Theobald (Diptera:Culicidae) on rough and smooth surfaces of bamboo wall
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, 50588 Kuala Lumpur
    Trop Biomed 24:77-82. 2007
    ..maculatus up to 14 months post-spraying. Efficacy and residual activity of deltamethrin WG at 25mg/m2 had proved to be the longest on both rough and smooth surfaces of bamboo...
  13. ncbi request reprint Field evaluation of the bioefficacy of diflubenzuron (Dimilin) against container-breeding Aedes sp. mosquitoes
    C D Chen
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 25:80-6. 2008
    ..Generally, at the higher dosage of 100 g/ha, both formulations were more effective against Aedes mosquitoes. On the whole, the WP formulation appeared to perform better than the GR formulation in terms of residual activity...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Field bioefficacy of deltamethrin residual spraying against dengue vectors
    H Rozilawati
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:143-8. 2005
    ..05). Further studies are required to improve the effectiveness of residual spraying against Aedes vectors...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Refractoriness of Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) to dual infection with dengue and chikungunya virus
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:443-8. 2009
    ..The study did not detect dual infection of Ae. aegypti with dengue and chikungunya virus from the same pool or from individual mosquitoes. Oral receptivity of Ae. aegypti to chikungunya virus was higher than that of dengue virus...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Species composition of mosquito fauna in Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur
    Trop Biomed 25:232-6. 2008
    ..8%), Culex pseudovishnui (12.1%), Anopheles balabacensis (11.1%), Culex vishnui (9.7%), Aedes vexans (9.6%), Culex tritaeniorhyncus (6.6%), Anopheles donaldi (5.6%) and others in very small percentage...
  22. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of commercial household insecticide aerosol sprays against Aedes aegypti (Linn.) under simulated field conditions
    M S Khadri
    Unit of Medical Entomology, Infectious Diseases Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:1226-34. 2009
    ..Insecticide droplet analysis indicated variable uniformity of the droplets was produced. The aerosol insecticides were effective against mosquitoes provided they were used in accordance with the manufacturers' recommendations...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Protein synthesized by dengue infected Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus
    A Rohani
    Unit of Medical Entomology, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur
    Trop Biomed 22:233-42. 2005
    ..In conclusion, dengue virus was shown to induce specific proteins in both Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus...
  25. ncbi request reprint Persistency of transovarial dengue virus in Aedes aegypti (Linn.)
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:813-6. 2008
    ..Therefore, dengue virus type 2 can be transmitted transovarially in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes until the fifth generation under laboratory conditions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Space spraying of bacterial and chemical insecticides against Anopheles balabacensis Baisas for the control of malaria in Sabah, East Malaysia
    P Seleena
    Division of Medical Entomology, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:68-78. 2004
    ..A larger scale study needs to be undertaken in a malarious village/province to determine whether space application of insecticides together with other malaria control measures will be able to eradicate malaria...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of chikungunya virus in laboratory infected Aedes aegypti by Reverse-Transcriptase- Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:149-54. 2005
    ..This technique can de used as a rapid detection method and provide an early virologic surveillance systems of chikungunya virus infected mosquitoes...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of extrinsic incubation temperature on development of dengue serotype 2 and 4 viruses in Aedes aegypti (L.)
    A Rohani
    Infectious Disease Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:942-50. 2009
    ..The study shows the incubation period of the viruses decreased when the extrinsic incubation temperature increases...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Studies of phlebotomine sand fly (Diptera: Psychodidae) populations in limestone areas and caves of western Malaysia
    M Khadri Shahar
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:83-93. 2011
    ..major major which peaked in December and was low in February and August. Phlebotomus stantoni was abundant throughout 2001. Most species populations were weakly related to rainfall because they inhabited caves...
  34. ncbi request reprint Microalgae associated with Leptoconops breeding sites in selected sandy beaches of Malaysia
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 23:164-71. 2006
    ..0 %). The variation between other islands were relatively high. Virtually many kinds of algae were found where Leptoconops were breeding but Fragilaria intermedia, Mastigloia minuta and Navicula advena were particularly common...
  35. ncbi request reprint A case of human nasopharyngeal myiasis caused by Chrysomya bezziana Villeneuve, 1914 (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Malaysia
    H L Lee
    Unit of Medical Entomology IDRC, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:87-8. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Notes on some ectoparasites received by the Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research
    H L Lee
    Medical Entomology Unit IDRC, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 23:131-2. 2006
    ..Only the fleas and the bed-bug are known to attack humans...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of Aedes albopictus C6/36 cells line for the detection and infectivity titration of dengue virus
    I Zamree
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur
    Trop Biomed 22:217-9. 2005
    ..However, the plaque assay technique using C6/36 cell line reported here appears to be promising and merits further detailed studies...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Helminth infections in small mammals from Ulu Gombak Forest Reserve and the risk to human health
    S Paramasvaran
    Epidemiology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:191-4. 2005
    ..No endoparasite was seen in Maxomys whiteheadi, Lariscus insignis and Sundasciurus tenuis. The following parasites, Capillaria hepatica, Hymenolepis sp., Raillietina sp. and Taenia taeniaformis are considered of medical importance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a one-step SYBR-Green I-based real-time RT-PCR assay for the detection and quantification of Chikungunya virus in human, monkey and mosquito samples
    A Ummul Haninah
    Institute for Medical Research, Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur 50588, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 27:611-23. 2010
    ..8% respectively. This study on early diagnostics is of importance to all endemic countries, especially Malaysia, which has been facing increasingly frequent and bigger outbreaks due to this virus since 1999...
  43. ncbi request reprint Wings of the common house fly (Musca domestica L.): importance in mechanical transmission of Vibrio cholerae
    K L Yap
    Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 25:1-8. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Temperature related storage evaluation of an RT-PCR test kit for the detection of dengue infection in mosquitoes
    Cher Pheng Ooi
    Unit of Medical Entomology, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:73-6. 2005
    ..DNA 100 bp markers in the kits appeared to be stable at the tested temperatures and were usable up to the 20th day when stored at 2 degrees C and below...
  45. pmc Mapping of mosquito breeding sites in malaria endemic areas in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang, Malaysia
    Rohani Ahmad
    Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malar J 10:361. 2011
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint A fatal case of anaphylactic shock caused by the lesser banded hornet, Vespa affinis indosinensis in peninsular Malaysia
    H L Lee
    Unit of Medical Entomology IDRC, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 22:81-2. 2005
    ..A fatal case of a child stung by the lesser banded hornet Vespa affinis indosinesis is reported. Though often covered by the mass media, this constitutes the first scientifically reported case...
  47. ncbi request reprint Aedes larval population dynamics and risk for dengue epidemics in Malaysia
    A Rohani
    Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur
    Trop Biomed 28:237-48. 2011
    ..A well fit model was obtained for each locality to be used as a predictive model to foretell possible outbreak...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...