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Research Article

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Intestinal Parasitism in Rural and Remote West Malaysia

  • Romano Ngui,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Saidon Ishak,

    Affiliation: Department of Orang Asli Affairs, Gombak Hospital, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Chow Sek Chuen,

    Affiliation: School of Science, Monash University, Bandar Sunway, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

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  • Rohela Mahmud,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Yvonne A. L. Lim mail

    limailian@um.edu.my

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Published: March 01, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000974

About the Authors

Romano Ngui, Rohela Mahmud, Yvonne A. L. Lim
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Saidon Ishak
Department of Orang Asli Affairs, Gombak Hospital, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Chow Sek Chuen
School of Science, Monash University, Bandar Sunway, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Corresponding Author

Email: limailian@um.edu.my

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CSC RM YALL. Performed the experiments: RN SI. Analyzed the data: RN YALL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CSC RM YALL. Wrote the paper: RN CSC YALL.