Veeranoot Nissapatorn

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Publications

  1. ncbi Tuberculosis in HIV/AIDS patients: a Malaysian experience
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:946-53. 2005
  2. ncbi Tuberculosis: a resurgent disease in immunosuppressed patients
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:153-60. 2006
  3. ncbi Toxoplasmosis in HIV/AIDS patients in Malaysia
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:80-5. 2003
  4. ncbi Pulmonary tuberculosis in a hospital setting: gender differences
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Public Health 120:441-3. 2006
  5. ncbi Tuberculosis in diabetic patients: a clinical perspective
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:213-20. 2005
  6. ncbi Tuberculosis: clinical manifestations and outcomes
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:147-52. 2003
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi Clinical analysis of foreign-born patients with tuberculosis found in Malaysia
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:713-21. 2005
  9. ncbi Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Peninsular Malaysia: retrospective study of 195 cases
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:39-45. 2004
  10. ncbi Spectrum of opportunistic infections among HIV-infected patients in Malaysia
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:26-32. 2004

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  1. ncbi Tuberculosis in HIV/AIDS patients: a Malaysian experience
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:946-53. 2005
    ..Of the patients who defaulted treatment, a higher proportion (87%) had PTB. No MDR-TB or relapse cases were found in this study...
  2. ncbi Tuberculosis: a resurgent disease in immunosuppressed patients
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:153-60. 2006
    ..4%) patients. Nine patients were reported to have anti-tubercular-drug side-effects, such as drug-induced hepatitis, blurred vision, and skin rash. No cases of drug resistance or death were notified among these patients...
  3. ncbi Toxoplasmosis in HIV/AIDS patients in Malaysia
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:80-5. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi Pulmonary tuberculosis in a hospital setting: gender differences
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Public Health 120:441-3. 2006
  5. ncbi Tuberculosis in diabetic patients: a clinical perspective
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:213-20. 2005
    ..Further findings demonstrated that a lower proportion of the TBDM group defaulted in their treatment (19.8%) and experienced resistance to anti-tubercular therapy (1.4%) compared to non-diabetics...
  6. ncbi Tuberculosis: clinical manifestations and outcomes
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:147-52. 2003
    ..8% of patients were lost to follow-up, including 0.7% for MDR-TB. Diagnostic criteria for tuberculosis in this study were mainly clinical symptoms/signs and chest x-ray findings (31.0%)...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi Clinical analysis of foreign-born patients with tuberculosis found in Malaysia
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:713-21. 2005
    ..7%) in extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Surprisingly, more women showed non-compliance to the anti-tubercular therapy than their counterpart in this study...
  9. ncbi Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Peninsular Malaysia: retrospective study of 195 cases
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:39-45. 2004
    ..6% of them showed non-adherence to anti-tubercular therapy at a duration of less than 6 months. However, no MDR-TB or death cases were reported or registered in this study...
  10. ncbi Spectrum of opportunistic infections among HIV-infected patients in Malaysia
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:26-32. 2004
    ..05) in this study...
  11. ncbi Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis among AIDS patients in Hospital Kuala Lumpur, 2001
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 44:194-6. 2003
    ..019; OR = 2.6; 95% CI = 1.14-6.02). After the initial six weeks of anti-TE therapy, relapsing toxoplasmic encephalitis was detected in 9.7% in this study...
  12. ncbi Toxoplasmosis: prevalence and risk factors
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Obstet Gynaecol 23:618-24. 2003
    ..05). We did not find any newly diagnosed cases of acute acquired toxoplasmosis in pregnancy during the study period...
  13. ncbi AIDS-related opportunistic infections in Hospital Kuala Lumpur
    Veeranoot Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:187-92. 2003
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  14. ncbi Review on human toxoplasmosis in Malaysia: the past, present and prospective future
    Veeranoot Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:24-30. 2004
    ..05). The immune status (CD4 cell count < 200 cell/mm3) was strongly associated with toxoplasmic encephalitis (p < 0.05)...
  15. ncbi Toxoplasmosis in HIV/AIDS patients: a current situation
    Veeranoot Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kauala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:160-5. 2004
    ..Unfortunately, 18 (31.6%) of the cases were officially pronounced dead. Overall, 7 (12.3%) patients were detected as recurrent TE in this study...
  16. ncbi Lessons learned about opportunistic infections in southeast Asia
    Veeranoot Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:625-41. 2008
    ..Subsequently, the phenomena of immune restoration inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) in AIDS patients has been reported in this region as a result of HAART...
  17. pmc Comparative study on waterborne parasites between Malaysia and Thailand: A new insight
    Thulasi Kumar
    Department of Parasitology Southeast Asia Water Team, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand Biological Sciences Department, College of Science and Computer Studies, De La Salle University Dasmariñas, Dasmarinas, The Philippines School of Science and Technology, Centro Escolar University, Manila, The Philippines
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:682-9. 2014
    ..The presence of Giardia cysts showed a significant association with the presence of Cryptosporidium oocysts (P < 0.005)...
  18. pmc Toxoplasma infection in pregnant women: a current status in Songklanagarind hospital, southern Thailand
    Hemah Andiappan
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
    Parasit Vectors 7:239. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine the seroprevalence and stages of Toxoplasma infection in pregnant women and its associated risks exposures...
  19. doi An age-adjusted seroprevalence study of Toxoplasma antibody in a Malaysian ophthalmology unit
    Sujaya Singh
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Malaya Medical Centre, Lembah Pantai, 59100, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:322-6. 2012
    ..gondii seroprevalence in Malaysia did not explicitly adjust for age, rendering comparisons difficult. Our study highlights the need to adopt a more rigorous epidemiological approach in monitoring T. gondii seroprevalence in Malaysia...
  20. 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™)...
  21. ncbi Evaluation of Toxoplasma gondii-recombinant dense granular protein (GRA2) for serodiagnosis by western blot
    Xiao Teng Ching
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasitol Res 112:1229-36. 2013
    ..Therefore, it is suitable to be used as a sensitive and specific molecular marker for the serodiagnosis of Toxoplasma infection in both humans and animals...
  22. pmc Waterborne parasites: a current status from the Philippines
    Subashini Onichandran
    Department of Parasitology Southeast Asia Water Team, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasit Vectors 7:244. 2014
    ..Thus, the occurrences of waterborne parasites from various samples were investigated from one of the Southeast Asian country, the Philippines...
  23. ncbi Morphological characteristics of developmental stages of Acanthamoeba and Naegleria species before and after staining by various techniques
    Init Ithoi
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:1327-38. 2011
    ..Depending on the purpose, all these stains (except the AFB stain) can be used to identify the developmental stages of Acanthamoeba and Naegleria for clinical, epidemiological or public health use...
  24. ncbi Seroepidemiology of toxoplasmosis in renal patients
    Veeranoot Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:237-47. 2011
    ..Risk factors may have significantly contributed to Toxoplasma acquisition in these patients. We recommend further studies be carried out to monitor for trends in toxoplasmosis among immunosuppressed patients...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. ncbi Toxoplasmosis in HIV/AIDS: a living legacy
    Veeranoot Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:1158-78. 2009
    ..TE remains a cause of morbidity and mortality among AIDS patients...
  27. ncbi Waterborne parasites and physico-chemical assessment of selected lakes in Malaysia
    Subashini Onichandran
    Department of Parasitology Southeast Asia Water Team, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Parasitol Res 112:4185-91. 2013
    ..Future work on heavy metals (chromium, copper, mercury and zinc) is recommended to enhance the overall water quality monitoring and to take appropriate safety measures to ensure maintenance of good water standards. ..
  28. pmc Recombinant Dense Granular Protein (GRA5) for Detection of Human Toxoplasmosis by Western Blot
    Xiao Teng Ching
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Biomed Res Int 2014:690529. 2014
    ..We found that rGRA5 protein was 100% specific for analysis of toxoplasmosis-negative human sera. Also, rGRA5 was able to detect acute and chronic T. gondii infections (sensitivities of 46.8% and 61.2%, resp.). ..
  29. pmc Parasitic infections in HIV infected individuals: diagnostic & therapeutic challenges
    Veeranoot Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Indian J Med Res 134:878-97. 2011
    ..This review addresses various aspects of parasitic infections in term of clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic challenges associated with HIV-infection...
  30. ncbi Detection of Toxoplasma gondii DNA by PCR following microwave treatment of serum and whole blood
    Puviarasi Meganathan
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:265-73. 2010
    ..gondii DNA in human blood. Furthermore, irradiation of blood samples with microwaves allows incorporation of PCR into a practical tool for routine clinical assessment of patients with Toxoplasma infection...
  31. pmc Seroprevalence and sources of toxoplasmosis among Orang Asli (indigenous) communities in Peninsular Malaysia
    Romano Ngui
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:660-6. 2011
    ..The role of domestic cats and environmental contamination with oocyst in soil and water has to be highlighted and addressed in future prevention strategies for these communities...
  32. pmc Evaluation of Pichia pastoris-expressed recombinant rhoptry protein 2 of Toxoplasma gondii for its application in diagnosis of toxoplasmosis
    Phooi Yee Chang
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:485-9. 2011
    ..Recombinant ROP2 reacted with toxoplasmosis-positive human serum samples and yielded an overall sensitivity of 90% and specificity of 95%. However, recombinant ROP2 is a better marker for detection of IgG (91.7%) rather than IgM (80%)...
  33. ncbi Polypeptides associated with in vitro cyst formation of Blastocystis hominis
    I Init
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:727-32. 2003
    ....
  34. pmc Detection of Naegleria species in environmental samples from Peninsular Malaysia
    Init Ithoi
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 6:e24327. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to detect the presence of Naegleria species in various environmental samples...
  35. pmc Toxoplasmosis-serological evidence and associated risk factors among pregnant women in southern Thailand
    Veeranoot Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:243-7. 2011
    ....
  36. pmc Specific, sensitive, and rapid diagnosis of active toxoplasmosis by a loop-mediated isothermal amplification method using blood samples from patients
    Yee Ling Lau
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3698-702. 2010
    ..Due to its simplicity, sensitivity, and specificity, LAMP is suggested as an appropriate method for routine diagnosis of active toxoplasmosis in humans...
  37. ncbi Malaria: a 10-year (1994-2003) retrospective study at University Malaya Medical Center (UMMC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    I Jamaiah
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:60-3. 2005
    ..falciparum [43% (13 cases)]. There were no reported deaths. This new source of malaria coming from foreigners must be given serious attention, as it has great potential of increasing malaria cases in urban Malaysia...
  38. ncbi Malaria: the value of the automated depolarization analysis
    F P Josephine
    Department of Pathology, University of Malaya Medical Center, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:68-72. 2005
    ..This automated approach may prove to be particularly useful in situations where there is little or no clinical suspicion of malaria...
  39. ncbi Seroepidemiology of toxoplasmosis among HIV-infected patients and healthy blood donors
    V Nissapatorn
    Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 57:304-10. 2002
    ..The mean CD4 count among HIV/AIDS patients in this study was 202.23 cell/cumm. There was no significant association between CD4 count and seropositivity for Toxoplasma antibodies in HIV/AIDS patients...
  40. ncbi A retrospective prevalence study of malaria in an aborigine hospital in Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia
    I Jamaiah
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:1-4. 2006
    ..The most common complication was anemia (38%) followed by splenomegaly (18%); only 2% had cerebral malaria. All patients were treated with the standard anti-malarial drugs. No deaths were reported in this study...
  41. ncbi Tuberculosis: an eight year (2000-2007) retrospective study at the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    C A Jetan
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:378-85. 2010
    ..Among those who did complain of side effects, the most common were nausea and vomiting (41%), drug induced hepatitis (37%), blurring of vision (11%) and skin rashes (11%). Two cases of death were reported...
  42. ncbi Prevalence of dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
    I Jamaiah
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:196-201. 2005
    ..Most cases occurred in patients above 12 years old, the majority of which were Malay males...
  43. ncbi A case of auricular myiasis in Malaysia
    M Rohela
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:91-4. 2006
    ..The patient was discharged with amoxicillin 500 mg three times a day for 1 week...
  44. ncbi Hairy-cell leukemia: a rare blood disorder in Asia
    F P Josephine
    Department of Pathology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:190-4. 2006
    ..Early diagnosis is important to ensure that patients obtain maximum benefit from the newer therapeutic agents that have greatly improved the prognosis in this rare disorder...
  45. ncbi A second case of diphyllobothriasis in Malaysia
    M Rohela
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:896-8. 2006
    ..The patient had a history of eating raw fish. He was treated with a single dose of praziquantel...