Farah Haziqah Meor Termizi

 

Farah Haziqah resize        

  B. App Sc. (Hons) (Biology and Management of Vectors and Parasites), Universiti Sains Malaysia.

  M.Sc. (Applied Parasitology), Universiti Sains Malaysia.

  Ph.D. (Parasitology) University of Malaya.

  Ext. 3527
  farahhaziqah@usm.my 

  Veterinary Parasitology & Public Health

Research Profile

Classical taxonomy of mammalian parasites
• Subtype analysis of Blastocystis sp. using DNA barcoding
• Evaluate the potential risk of zoonotic transmission of Blastocystis sp.

Current Research

 

Mammalian parasitology
• In Vitro cultivation of protozoan parasites

Collaborators

Veterinary Research Institute, Ipoh, Perak.
Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur.
Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
Blastocystis Research Team, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Farah Haziqah, M.T., Nur Asyiqin, M.N., Mohd Khalid, M.K.N., Suresh, K., Rajamanikam, A., Chandrawathani, P. & Mohd Zain, S.N. (2017). Current status of Blastocystis in cockroaches. Tropical Biomedicine 34 (3): 741–745. (ISI-Indexed)
Mohd Zain S.N., Farah Haziqah M.T., Woh P.Y., Fazly Ann Z., Vickneshwaran M., Mohd Khalid M.K.N., Arutchelvan R., & Suresh K. (2017). Morphological and molecular detection of Blastocystis in wildlife from Tioman Island, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 34 (1): 249-255. (ISI-Indexed)
Wahab, A.R. & Farah Haziqah, M.T. (2015). Ectoparasites fauna of scavenging chickens (Gallus domesticus) from Penang Island, Peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Veterinary Research 6 (1): 33-42.
Farah Haziqah M.T., Chandrawathani P., Mohd Zain S.N., Suresh Kumar G., Hemalatha C. & Premalaatha B. (2014). A Preliminary Study of Blastocystis sp. from Chicken in Perak and Selangor, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Veterinary Research 5 (1): 21-25.
Hemalatha C., Chandrawathani P., Suresh Kumar G., Premaalatha B., Geethamalar S., Lily rozita M.H, Farah Haziqah M.T., Sabapathy D. & Ramlan M. (2014). The Diagnosis of Blastocystis sp. from Animals – An Emerging Zoonosis. Malaysian Journal of Veterinary Research 5 (2): 15-21.

Proceedings

1. Farah Haziqah M.T., Mohd Zain S.N., Suresh Kumar G., Chandrawathani P., Hemalatha C. & Premaalatha B. (20-22 June 2014). Natural occurrence of Blastocystis sp. from the wild rats. 26th Veterinary Association Malaysia (VAM) Congress 2014. Palm Garden Hotel, IOI Resort, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
2. Farah Haziqah M.T., Chandrawathani P., Mohd Zain S.N., Suresh Kumar G., Hemalatha C. & Premaalatha B. (13-15 September 2013). A preliminary study of Blastocystis sp. isolated from chicken in Perak and Selangor, Malaysia. 25th Veterinary Association Malaysia (VAM) Congress 2013. Lotus Desaru Beach Resort Kota Tinggi, Johor.
3. Farah Haziqah M.T., Mohd Zain S.N., Suresh K., Chandrawathani P., Hemalatha C. & Premaalatha B. (5-7 March 2014). Detection of Blastocystis sp. in companion animals, wild rat and chicken population. 6th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology (ACTMP). Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
4. Farah Haziqah M.T., Mohd Zain S.N., Suresh K., Chandrawathani P., Erwanas A.I., & Nanthiney D.R. (19-20 March 2013). A preliminary study of intestinal protozoan parasites of cats and dogs from Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh, Perak. 49th Annual Scientific Seminar Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine. Grand Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
5. Farah Haziqah M.T., Chandrawathani P., Mohd Zain S.N., Suresh K., Sabapathy D., Hemalatha C. & Premaalatha B. (5-7 March 2014) A survey of Blastocystis sp. in various animals from wildlife park. 6th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology (ACTMP). Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
6. Farah Haziqah M.T., Mohd Zain S. N., Suresh Kumar G. & Chandrawathani P. (3rd & 4th March 2015). Electron microscopy study of Blastocystis sp. isolates from human, poultry, wild rat and cockroach. 51th Annual Seminar Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine. Grand Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
7. Farah Haziqah M.T., Mohd Zain S.N., Suresh Kumar G., Chandrawathani P. & Premaalatha B. (3rd & 4th March 2015). A preliminary study of Blastocystis sp. in cockroach population in Malaysia. 51th Annual Seminar Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine. Grand Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
8. Farah Haziqah M.T., Mohd Zain S.N., Suresh Kumar G., Chandrawathani P., Premaalatha B., Tan P.S. & Hemalatha, C. (23rd - 27th March 2015). A neglected zoonotic protozoan: Blastocystis sp. from wild rat population. 6th Pan Commonwealth Veterinary Conference & 27th VAM Congress 2015. The Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.