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Professor Dr. Latiffah Hassan

Profesor Dr. Latiffah Hassan 

Doctor of Philosophy (2001) - Cornell University, New York
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (1995)- Universiti Pertanian Malaysia

Field of Expertise : Veterinary Public Health / Epidemiology 

Research : [1]Epidemiological Investigation of Infectious Diseases [2] Issues in Food Safety [3] Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Telephone  : + 603-9769 3472
Google Scholar : [ Click here ] Publications ........................... (100+) 

Department of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM, Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan.


VPM 2600 - Veterinary Public Health
VPM 4500 - Veterinary Public Health and Food Hygiene
VPK 5430 - Methods in Veterinary Bacteriology
VPM 5601 - Public Health and Food Safety
VPK 4601 - Veterinary Epidemiology and Epidemiology
VPK 5411 - Methods in Epidemiology 


M. S. Anka, L. Hassan, S. Khairani-Bejo, Mohamed A. Zainal, Ramlan bin Mohamad , Annas Salleh, A. Adzhar. 2014. A case-control study of risk factors for bovine brucellosis seropositivity in Peninsular Malaysia. Plos One (accepted).

PH Bamaiyi, L Hassan, S Khairani-Bejo, M ZainalAbidin, M Ramlan et al. 2014. Case control study on risk factors associated with Brucella Melitensis in goat farms in Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical animal health and production 46 (5), 739-745 (IF 1.1)

SS Wai, AA Saleha, Z Zunita, L Hassan, A Jalila, AH Shah. 2014. Genetic Relatedness among Helicobacter pullorum Isolates from Broiler Chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science 13 (4), 240-245

Aklilu E, Zunita Z, Hassan L, Cheng CH. 2013. Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among veterinary students and personnel at a veterinary hospital in Malaysia. Veterinary Microbiology 164:352-358. (IF 3.2)

Yitbarek Getachew, Latiffah Hassan, Zunita Zakaria, Saleha A. Aziz. 2013. Genetic variability of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis isolated from humans, chickens and pigs in Malaysia. Applied and Enviromental Microbiology (in press).

Aklilu, E., Zunita, Z., Hassan, L., Chen Hui Cheng. 2013. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Clones Isolated from Veterinary Students and Personnel at a Veterinary Hospital in Malaysia. Veterinary Microbiology (in press).

Sohayati A. Rahman, Latiffah Hassan, Jonathan H. Epstein, Zaini C. Mamat, Azizi M. Yatim, Sharifah S. Hassan, Hume E. Field, Tom Hughes, Justin Westrum, S. Suri Arshad, M.S. Naim, A. Aziz Jamaluddin, Peter Daszak, Henipavirus Ecology Research Group. The distribution and risk factors for seroprevalence to Nipah virus (NiV) among the reservoir host pteropid bats in Peninsular Malaysia. 2013. Emerging Infectious Diseases. DOI: /10.3201/eid1901.120221

B. L. Ong, Y. F. Ngeow, M. F. A. Abdul Razak, Y. Yakubu, Z. Zakaria, A.R. Mutalib1, L. Hassan, H. F. Ng. and K. Verasahib. Tuberculosis in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Peninsular Malaysia. 2013. Epidemiology Infection. doi:10.1017/S0950268813000265

Ramanoon SZ, Robertson ID, Edwards J, Hassan L, Md Isa K. 2013. Outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease in Peninsular Malaysia from 2001 to 2007. Tropical Animal Health and Production 45:373-377.

Getachew Y, Hassan L, Zakaria Z, Zaid CZM, Yardi A, Shukor RA, Marawin LT, Embong F, Aziz SA. 2012. Characterization and risk factors of vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) among animal-affiliated workers in Malaysia. Journal of Applied Microbiology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2012.05406.x

Aklilu E, Zakaria Z, Hassan L, Cheng CH. 2012. Molecular Relatedness of Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus Isolates from Staff, Environment and Pets at University Veterinary Hospital in Malaysia. PloS One 7:e43329.

Elshafie EI, Sani RA, Hassan L, Sharma R, Bashir A, Abubakar IA. 2013. Seroprevalence and risk factors of Trypanosoma evansi infection in horses in Peninsular Malaysia. Research in Veterinary Science 94:285-289.

Faruku Bande, Siti S Arshad, L Hassan, Zunita Zakaria, Nurul A Sapian, Noor A Rahman and Amer Alazawy. Prevalence and risk factors of feline leukaemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus in peninsular Malaysia. BMC Veterinary Research 2012, 8:33 doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-33

Sohayati AR, Hassan L, et al. 2011. Evidence for Nipah virus recrudescence and serological patterns of captive Pteropus vampyrus. Epidemiology and Infection. 139:1570-9

L.B. Amare, A.A. Saleha, Z. Zunita, A. Jalila and L. Hassan.2011. Prevalence of Arcobacter spp. on chicken meat at retail markets and in farm chickens in Selangor Malaysia. Food Control 22: 732-736

Choe D W, Hassan, L., Loh T. C., Sheriff, R. and Norina L. The Prevalence, Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern And Risk Factors Of Salmonella Spp. Isolated From The Finisher Pigs In Seberang Perai. 2010. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Science. 34, 303-310

Sohayati AR, Sharifah SS, Olival, K, Maizan H., Li-Yen Cheng, Hassan, L, et al. Genetic characterization of Nipah virus isolated from naturally infected Pteropus vampyrus in Malaysia. 2010. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 16: 1990-1993

Aklilu, E., Zunita, Z., Hassan, L. and Chen, H.C Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolated from dogs and cats at University Veterinary Hospital, Universiti Putra Malaysia. 2010. Tropical Biomedicine 27(3): 483-492

Lat-Lat, H., Sani, R.A., Hassan, L., Sheikh-Omar, A.R., Jeyabalan, S., Hishammfariz, M., Rohani, K., Azlan, E. and Ramli, P. Lungworm of cattle in Malaysia. 2010. Tropical Biomedicine. 27: 236-240

Getachew Y.M, Hassan L, Zunita Z. and Norina L. 2010. Species distribution and resistance phenotypes of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus isolated from pigs of Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science. 33; 15-25

Updated:: 27/11/2020 [mjamil]


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