Dr Decy Subekti

Dr Decy earned her PhD in Clinical Microbiology from Utrecht University and is leading the Microbiology Lab at the Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit in Indonesia.

Dr Decy’s primary research interests include antimicrobial resistance testing, bacteria, parasitic and viral diarrheal diseases, enteric fever, bacteremia, febrile illness, and outbreak investigation. She closely engages with the Department of Parasitology and Department of Pharmacology at University of Indonesia.

Key publications

  1. Satyagraha AW, Sadhewa A, Elvira R, Elyazar I, Feriandika D, Antonjaya U, Oyong D, Subekti D, Rozi IE, Domingo GJ, Harahap AR, Baird JK. (2016). Assessment of Point-of-Care Diagnostics for G6PD Deficiency in Malaria Endemic Rural Eastern Indonesia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Feb 19; 10(2):e0004457. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004457.
  2. Nelwan EJ, Ekawati LL, Tjahjono B, Setiabudy R, Sutanto I, Chand K, Ekasari T, Djoko D, Basri H, Taylor WR, Duparc S, Subekti D, Elyazar I, Noviyanti R, Sudoyo H, Baird JK. (2015). Randomized trial of primaquine hypnozoitocidal efficacy when administered with artemisinin-combined blood schizontocides for radical cure of Plasmodium vivax in Indonesia. BMC Med. 2015 Dec 11; 13(1):294. Doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0535-9.
  3. Safari D, Harimurti K, Khoeri MM, Waslia L, Mudaliana S, A’yun HQ, Angeline R, Subekti DStaphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae prevalence among elderly adults in Jakarta, Indonesia. (2015). Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2015 May; 46(3):465-71.
  4. Baird JK, Dewi M, Subekti D, Elyazar I, Satyagraha AW. (2014). Noninferiority of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency diagnosis by a point-of-care rapid test vs the laboratory fluorescent spot test demonstrated by copper inhibition in normal human red blood cells. Transl Res. 2014 Sep 28. pii: S1931-5244(14)00336-3. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2014.09.009.
  5. Punjabi NH, Agtini MD, Ochiai RL, Simanjuntak CH, Lesmana M, Subekti D, Oyofo BA, von Seidlein L, Deen J, Shin S, Acosta C, Wangsasaputra F, Pulungsih SP, Saroso S, Suyeti S, R S, Sudarmono P, Syarurachman A, Suwandono A, Arjoso S, Beecham HJ 3rd, Corwin AL, Clemens JD. (2013). Enteric fever burden in North Jakarta, Indonesia: a prospective, community-based study. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2013 Nov 15;7(11):781-7. doi: 10.3855/jidc.2629.
  6. Punjabi NH, Taylor WR, Murphy GS, Purwaningsih S, Picarima H, Sisson J, Olson JG, Baso S, Wangsasaputra F, Lesmana M, Oyofo BA, Simanjuntak CH, Subekti D, Corwin AL, Richie TL. (2012). Etiology of acute, non-malaria, febrile illnesses in Jayapura, northeastern Papua, Indonesia. Am J Trop Med Hyg.86(1):46-51.
  7. Wertheim HF, Puthavathana P, Nghiem NM, van Doorn HR, Nguyen TV, Pham HV, Subekti D, Harun S, Malik S, Robinson J, Rahman M, Taylor W, Lindegardh N, Wignall S, Farrar JJ, de Jong MD. (2010). Laboratory capacity building in Asia for infectious disease research: experiences from the South East Asia Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network (SEAICRN). PLoS Med.:7(4):e1000231.