Domiciliary cockroaches found in restaurants in five zones of Kuala Lumpur federal territory, peninsular Malaysia

Jeffery, J. and Sulaiman, S. and Oothuman, P. and Vellayan, S. and Zainol-Ariffin, P. and Paramaswaran, S. and Razak, A. and Muslimin, M. and Kamil-Ali, O.B. and Rohela, M. and Abdul-Aziz, N.M. (2012) Domiciliary cockroaches found in restaurants in five zones of Kuala Lumpur federal territory, peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 29 (1). pp. 180-186. ISSN 0127-5720

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Abstract

The following domiciliary cockroaches were collected from restaurants in five zones of Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory, Malaysia using IL glass beaker traps baited with ground mouse-pellets: Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus) (n = 820), Periplaneta brunnea Burmeister (n = 46), Blattella germanica (Linnaeus) (n = 12504), Supella longipalpa (Fabricius) (n = 321), Symploce pallens Stephens (n = 29) and Neostylopyga rhombifolia (Stoll) (n = 5). The following bacteria were isolated from 10 cockroach specimens: Enterobacter cloacae, Klebsiella pneumoniae ssp. pneumoniae, Klebsiella pneumoniae ssp. rhinoscleromatis and Serratia liquefaciens from 5 B. germanica; Acinetobacter calcoaceticus var. anitratus, Citrobacter diversus/amalonaticus, Escherichia vulneris and K.p. pneumoniae from 3 P brunnea; and Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter agglomerans 4, Escherichia adecarboxylate, E. vulneris, K. p. pneumonia, K p. rhinoscleromatis and Proteus vulgeris from 2 P americana.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Jeffery, J. Sulaiman, S. Oothuman, P. Vellayan, S. Zainol-Ariffin, P. Paramaswaran, S. Razak, A. Muslimin, M. Kamil-Ali, O. B. Rohela, M. Abdul-Aziz, N. M.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Domiciliary cockroaches
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms Haslinda Lahuddin
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2013 03:56
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2013 03:56
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/8698

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