Yvonne AL Lim

Summary

Affiliation: University of Malaya
Country: Malaysia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Giardia cysts and Cryptosporidium oocysts in the Temuan Orang Asli (aborigine) River System
    Y A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:801-10. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint AIDS-defining illnesses: a comparison between before and after commencement of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
    Yvonne Lim Ai Lian
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Curr HIV Res 5:484-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Intestinal parasites in various animals at a zoo in Malaysia
    Y A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, and Hospital and Veterinary Services, Zoo Negara Malaysia, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Vet Parasitol 157:154-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Co-infection of Haemonchus contortus and Trichostrongylus spp. among livestock in Malaysia as revealed by amplification and sequencing of the internal transcribed spacer II DNA region
    Tiong K Tan
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Vet Res 10:38. 2014
  5. pmc Prevalence and zoonotic potential of canine hookworms in Malaysia
    Mohammed A K Mahdy
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasit Vectors 5:88. 2012
  6. pmc Differentiating Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar and Entamoeba moshkovskii using nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in rural communities in Malaysia
    Romano Ngui
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasit Vectors 5:187. 2012
  7. pmc Increased detection of Plasmodium knowlesi in Sandakan division, Sabah as revealed by PlasmoNex™
    Xiang Ting Goh
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malar J 12:264. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of bronchial asthma among orang asli in peninsular malaysia
    R Ngui
    University of Malaya, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, 50603 Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 66:27-31. 2011
  9. doi request reprint First molecular characterization of Giardia duodenalis from goats in Malaysia
    Yvonne A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Mol Cell Probes 27:28-31. 2013
  10. doi request reprint First genetic classification of Cryptosporidium and Giardia from HIV/AIDS patients in Malaysia
    Yvonne A L Lim
    Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Highway, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
    Infect Genet Evol 11:968-74. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Giardia cysts and Cryptosporidium oocysts in the Temuan Orang Asli (aborigine) River System
    Y A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:801-10. 2004
    ..Long term strategies, incorporating health education regarding personal hygiene, and provision of toilets and the importance of their proper usage, need to be embraced by this community in order to control the spread of these parasites...
  2. ncbi request reprint AIDS-defining illnesses: a comparison between before and after commencement of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
    Yvonne Lim Ai Lian
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Curr HIV Res 5:484-9. 2007
    ..In Malaysia, ADIs are the major causes of HIV/AIDS associated morbidity and mortality, thus increased awareness on the management of these illnesses is warranted especially in the months following HAART...
  3. doi request reprint Intestinal parasites in various animals at a zoo in Malaysia
    Y A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, and Hospital and Veterinary Services, Zoo Negara Malaysia, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Vet Parasitol 157:154-9. 2008
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  4. doi request reprint Co-infection of Haemonchus contortus and Trichostrongylus spp. among livestock in Malaysia as revealed by amplification and sequencing of the internal transcribed spacer II DNA region
    Tiong K Tan
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Vet Res 10:38. 2014
    ..This study is the first attempt to identify the strongylids of veterinary importance in Malaysia (i.e., H. contortus and Trichostrongylus spp.) by amplification and sequencing of the Internal Transcribed Spacer II DNA region...
  5. pmc Prevalence and zoonotic potential of canine hookworms in Malaysia
    Mohammed A K Mahdy
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasit Vectors 5:88. 2012
    ..However, there are limited data available on the prevalence of canine hookworms in Malaysia. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of hookworm and Ancylostoma species among dogs in Malaysia...
  6. pmc Differentiating Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar and Entamoeba moshkovskii using nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in rural communities in Malaysia
    Romano Ngui
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasit Vectors 5:187. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Increased detection of Plasmodium knowlesi in Sandakan division, Sabah as revealed by PlasmoNex™
    Xiang Ting Goh
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malar J 12:264. 2013
    ..knowlesi as well as other Plasmodium species in this division based on a most recent developed hexaplex PCR system (PlasmoNex™)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of bronchial asthma among orang asli in peninsular malaysia
    R Ngui
    University of Malaya, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, 50603 Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 66:27-31. 2011
    ..This study also demonstrated that the prevalence of self-reported and confirmed bronchial asthma tend to be higher among those who had close contact with pets, smoking individuals and among those who had a family history of asthma...
  9. doi request reprint First molecular characterization of Giardia duodenalis from goats in Malaysia
    Yvonne A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Mol Cell Probes 27:28-31. 2013
    ..The identification of the 'zoonotic' assemblages A and B suggests that Giardia-infected goats represent a possible reservoir for human giardiasis in Malaysia...
  10. doi request reprint First genetic classification of Cryptosporidium and Giardia from HIV/AIDS patients in Malaysia
    Yvonne A L Lim
    Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Highway, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
    Infect Genet Evol 11:968-74. 2011
    ..Such insights would assist in a better management of clinical disease in immuno-deficient patients as well as improved preventive and control strategies...
  11. pmc Plasmodium ovale infection in Malaysia: first imported case
    Yvonne A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malar J 9:272. 2010
    ..Plasmodium ovale infection is rarely reported in Malaysia. This is the first imported case of P. ovale infection in Malaysia which was initially misdiagnosed as Plasmodium vivax...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intestinal parasitic infections amongst Orang Asli (indigenous) in Malaysia: has socioeconomic development alleviated the problem?
    Y A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 26:110-22. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Detection and molecular characterization of Giardia isolated from recreational lake water in Malaysia
    Yvonne A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasitol Res 106:289-91. 2009
    ..The present study represents the first contribution to our knowledge of G. duodenalis assemblages in Malaysian recreational water...
  14. doi request reprint Molecular detection of Giardia contamination in water bodies in a zoo
    Yvonne A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Environ Res 109:857-9. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cryptosporidiosis in HIV-infected patients in Kajang Hospital, Selangor
    Y A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:30-3. 2005
    ..In addition, laboratory testing for Cryptosporidium in HIV-infected patients is highly recommended in order to have a better understanding of the epidemiology and management of the disease in Malaysia...
  16. doi request reprint Current status and future trends in Cryptosporidium and Giardia epidemiology in Malaysia
    Y A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Water Health 6:239-54. 2008
    ..Lastly, adoption of validated methods to determine the species, genotype and subgenotype of Cryptosporidium and Giardia present in Malaysia will assist in developing effective risk assessment, management and communication models...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reduction of Cryptosporidium and Giardia by sewage treatment processes
    Y A L Lim
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trop Biomed 24:95-104. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Cryptosporidium oocysts in Wrinkled Hornbill and other birds in the Kuala Lumpur National Zoo
    M Rohela
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:34-40. 2005
    ..Results obtained in this study indicated that animal sanctuaries like zoos and bird parks are important sources of Cryptosporidium infection to humans, especially children and other animals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parasitic infections in Malaysia: changing and challenges
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:50-9. 2005
    ..Among HIV-infected patients, 10 cases were diagnosed as AIDS-related toxoplasmic encephalitis (TE) (9 were active and 1 had relapse TE). In addition, 1 case was confirmed as congenital toxoplasmosis...
  20. doi request reprint Giardia intestinalis genotypes: Risk factors and correlation with clinical symptoms
    A K Mohammed Mahdy
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Acta Trop 112:67-70. 2009
    ..Mass treatment together with health education could be the most practical intervention for reducing the infection. Those at high risk should receive more attention from public health authorities...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors for endemic giardiasis: highlighting the possible association of contaminated water and food
    A K Mohammed Mahdy
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:465-70. 2008
    ..However, the present study also highlights the need to look into the possibility of other risks such as water and food transmission routes. In future, it is necessary that these two aspects be considered in control strategies...
  22. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of Giardia duodenalis isolated from Semai Pahang Orang Asli (Peninsular Malaysia aborigines)
    A K Mohammed Mahdy
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasitology 136:1237-41. 2009
    ..duodenalis assemblages A and B, with a predominance of assemblage B. The predominance of anthroponotic genotypes indicates the possibility of anthroponotic transmission of these protozoa in this Semai Pahang Orang Asli community...
  23. ncbi request reprint An unceasing problem: soil-transmitted helminthiases in rural Malaysian communities
    M S Hesham Al-Mekhlafi
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:998-1007. 2007
    ..Public health personnel need to reassess current control measures and identify innovative and integrated ways in order to reduce STH significantly in rural communities...