EHI Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

EHI Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications (Year 2022-2023)


  1. Ong J, Soh S, Ho SH, Seah A, Dickens BS, et al. (2022) Fine-scale estimation of effective reproduction numbers for dengue surveillance. PLOS Computational Biology 18(1): e1009791 [Full text]

  2. Oh HY, Humaidi M, Chan QY, Yap G, Ang KY, Tan J, Ng LC, Mailepessov D. (2022). Association of rodents with man-made infrastructures and food waste in Urban Singapore. Infection Ecology & Epidemiology, 12:1. [Full text]

  3. Tan, S.T., Mohamed, N., Ng, L. C., Aik, J. (2022). Air quality in underground metro station commuter platforms in Singapore: A cross-sectional analysis of factors influencing commuter exposure levels. Atmospheric Environment, 273, 118962.[Full text]

  4. Soh, S., Loo, L. H., Jamali, N., Maiwald, M., & Aik, J. (2022). Climate variability and seasonal patterns of paediatric parainfluenza infections in the tropics: An ecological study in Singapore. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 239, 113864. [Full text]

  5. Griffiths J, Yeo HL, Yap G, Mailepessov D, Johansson P, Low HT, Siew CC, Lam P, Ng LC. (2022). Survey of rodent-borne pathogens in Singapore reveals the circulation of Leptospira spp., Seoul hantavirus, and Rickettsia typhi. Scientific Report, 12, 2692. [Full text]

  6. Mailepessov D, Arivalan S, Kong M, Griffiths J, Low SL, Chen H, Hapuarachchi HC, Gu X, Lee WL, Alm EJ, Thompson J, Wuertz S, Gin K, Ng LC, Wong JCC. (2022). Development of an efficient wastewater testing protocol for high-throughput country-wide SARS-CoV-2 monitoring. Science of The Total Environment, 154024. [Full text]

  7. Chua C, Humaidi M, Neves ES, Mailepessov D, Ng LC, Aik J. (2022). VKORC1 mutations in rodent populations of a tropical city-state as an indicator of anticoagulant rodenticide resistance. Scientific Reports, 124553. [Full text]

  8. Noureldin, E., Tan, D., Daffalla, O., Almutairi, H., Ghzwani, J., Torno, M., Mashi, O., Hobani, Y., Ding, H., Alamri, A., Shrwani, K., Albarrag, A., Eisa, Z. (2022). DNA barcoding of potential mosquito disease vectors (Diptera, Culicidae) in Jazan region, Saudi Arabia. Pathogens, 11(5), 486. [Full text]

  9. Aung, K.T.; Khor, W.C.; Ong, K.H.; Tan, W.L.; Wong, Z.N.; Oh, J.Q.; Wong, W.K.; Tan, B.Z.Y.; Maiwald, M.; Tee, N.W.S.; Ng L.C.; et al. (2022) Characterisation of Salmonella enteritidis ST11 and ST1925 Associated with Human Intestinal and Extra-Intestinal Infections  in Singapore. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 19, 5671. [Full text]

  10. Soh, S., Chua, C., Griffiths, J., Oh, P., Chow, J., Chan, Q., Tan, J., & Aik, J. (2022). The use of anticoagulants for rodent control in a mixed-use urban environment in Singapore: A controlled interrupted time series analysis. PLOS ONE, 17(5). [Full text]

  11. Soh, S., Ho, S. H., Ong, J., Seah, A., Dickens, B. S., Tan, K. W., Koo, J. R., et al. (2022). Strategies to Mitigate Establishment under the Wolbachia Incompatible Insect Technique. Viruses14(6), 1132. MDPI AG. [Full text]

  12. Tan, C. H., Hapuarachchi, H. C., Tan, L. K., Wong, P. S. J., Li, M. Z. I., Wong, W. Y., & Ng, L. C. (2022). Lineage Replacement Associated with Fitness Gain in Mammalian Cells and Aedes aegypti: A Catalyst for Dengue Virus Type 2 Transmission. Microorganisms, 10(6). [Full text]

  13. Unni B, Tang N, Cheng YM,  Gan D, Aik J.  (2022) Community knowledge, attitude and behaviour towards indoor air quality: A national cross-sectional study in Singapore. Environmental Science & Policy, 136, 348-356. [Full text]

  14. Maïga, H., Lu, D., Mamai, W., Bimbilé Somda, N. S., Wallner, T., Bakhoum, M. T., Bueno Masso, O., Martina, C., Kotla, S. S., Yamada, H., Salvador Herranz, G., Argiles Herrero, R., Chong, C. S., Tan, C. H., & Bouyer, J. (2022). Standardization of the FAO/IAEA flight test for quality control of Sterile Mosquitoes. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 10. [Full text]

  15. Ho, S. H., Soh, S., Wang, M. X., Ong, J., Seah, A., Wong, Y., Fang, Z., Sim, S., & Lim, J. T. (2022). Perfluoroalkyl substances and lipid concentrations in the blood: A systematic review of epidemiological studies. The Science of the Total Environment, 850, 158036. [Full text]

  16. Seah, A., Ho, A.F.W., Soh, S., Zheng, H., Pek, P. P., Morgan, G. G., Ong, M. E. H., Aik, J. (2022). Ambient temperature and hospital admissions for non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction in the tropics. Science of the Total Environment, 850:158010. [Full text]

  17. Huang, L., Xiao, G., Chen, H., Niu, X., Fu, X., Xu, H., Xu, G., Ma, S., Ong, J., Ng, L. C. (2022). Geographical Clusters of dengue outbreak in Singapore during the covid-19 nationwide lockdown of 2020. Scientific Data, 9(1). [Full text]

  18. Liang, X., Tan, C. H., Sun, Q., Zhang, M., Wong, P. S., Li, M. I., Mak, K.W., Ng, L. C., Xi, Z., et al. (2022). Wolbachia wAlbB remains stable in Aedes aegypti over 15 years but exhibits genetic background-dependent variation in virus blocking. PNAS Nexus, 1(4). [Full text]

  19. Li, J., Maiwald, M., Loo, L. H., Soong, H. Y., Octavia, S., Thoon, K. C., Chong, C. Y. (2022). Clinical characteristics of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections among hospitalised children in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singap, 51:653. [Full text]

  20. Lwin, M. O., Ong, Z., Panchapakesan, C., Sheldenkar, A., Soh, L. T., Chen, I., Li, X., Niah, W., Vasquez, K., Sim, S., Ng, L. C. (2022). Influence of public hesitancy and receptivity on reactive behaviours towards releases of male Wolbachia-Aedes mosquitoes for dengue control. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 16(11). [Full text]

  21. Chew, K. L., Achik, R., Osman, N. H., Octavia, S., Teo, J. W. P. (2022). Genome sequence of a clinical blood isolate of Kodamaea ohmeri Microbiology Resource Announcements, e0084322. [Full text]

  22. Lim, M. J., Loh, Z. Y., Yeo, H. L., Yenamandra, S. P., Kong, M., Pang, H. Y., Lee, M. H., Humaidi, M., Chua, C., Griffiths, J., Ng, L. C., Hapuarachchi, H. C., & Mailepessov, D. (2022). Isolation and genetic characterization of Japanese encephalitis virus two decades after its elimination in Singapore. Viruses, 14(12), 2662. [Full text]

  23. Ong J, Ho SH, Soh SXH, Wong Y, Ng Y, Vasquez K, Lai YL, Setoh YX, Chong CS, Lee V, Wong JCC, Tan CH, Sim S, Ng LC, Lim JT (2022). Assessing the efficacy of male Wolbachia-infected mosquito deployments to reduce dengue incidence in Singapore: study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial. Trials, 23(1),1023. [Full text]

  24. Mohapatra S, Bhatia S, Senaratna KYK, Jong MC, Lim CMB, Gangesh G.R, Lee  JX, Goh SG, Cheung C, Lin Y, You L, Ng HW, Lim CP, Wong JCC, Ng LC and Gin KYH. (2023) Wastewater Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 and Chemical Markers in Campus Dormitories in an Evolving COVID -19 Pandemic, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 446, 130690. [Full text]

  25. Wang Y, Ong J, Ng OW, Songkasupa T, Koh EY, Wong JPS, Puangjinda K, Fernandez CJ, Huangfu T, Ng LC, Chang SF, Yap HH. (2022) Development of Differentiating Infected from Vaccinated Animals (DIVA) Real-Time PCR for African Horse Sickness Virus Serotype 1. Emerg Infect Dis. 2022 Dec;28(12):2446-2454. [Full text].