Fuangfa Utrarachkij

Associate Professor, Ph.D.
รองศาสตราจารย์ ดร.เฟื่องฟ้า อุตรารัชต์กิจ
Contact information
  • fuangfa.utr@mahidol.ac.th
  • Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University
  • +66 023548543-9 ext. 6512


Ph.D. (Veterinary Medicine)

Hokkaido University, Japan

M.Sc. (Public Health)

Mahidol University, Thailand

B.Sc. (Medical Technology)

Mahidol University,Thailand

Research Interests

  Detection of pathogenic bacteria in food, water and environmental samples by culture and molecular biological method

  Molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance of food and waterborne bacteria


  • Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of lignin by-product from sugarcane leaf conversion to levulinic acid and hydrochar.Nakason K, Chukaew P, Utrarachkij F, Wanmolee W, Panyapinyopol B. Sustain Mater Techno. 2024 May 9;40:e00973.
  • Genomic analysis of Salmonella isolated from canal water in Bangkok, Thailand. Toyting J, Nuanmuang N, Utrarachkij F, Supha N, Thongpanich Y, Leekitcharoenphon P, Aarestrup FM, Sato T, Thapa J, Nakajima C, Suzuki Y. Microbiol Spectr. 2024 May 2;12(5):e0421623.
  • Recovery and Quantification of Norovirus in Air Samples from Experimentally Produced Aerosols. Rupprom K, Thongpanich Y, Sukkham W, Utrarachkij F, Kittigul L. Food Environ Virol. 2024 Mar 21. doi: 10.1007/s12560-024-09590-7. Online ahead of print.
  • Exploration of the novel fluoroquinolones with high inhibitory effect against quinolone-resistant DNA gyrase of Salmonella Typhimurium. Toyting J, Miura N, Utrarachkij F, Tanomsridachchai W, Belotindos LP, Suwanthada P, Kapalamula TF, Kongsoi S, Koide K, Kim H, Thapa J, Nakajima C, Suzuki Y. Microbiol Spectr. 2023 Oct 5:e0133023. doi: 10.1128/spectrum.01330-23.
  • Antibacterial activitity of Rafflesia kerrii Meijer extracts against hospital isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Wichantuk P, Diraphat P, Utrarachkij F, Tangwattanachuleeporn M, Hirunpetcharat C. Journal of Thai Interdisciplinary Research 2018; 13(1): 40-45.
  • Quinolone resistance determinants of clinical Salmonella enteritidis in Thailand. Utrarachkij F, Nakajima C, Changkwanyeun R, Siripanichgon K, Kongsoi S, Pornruangwong S, Changkaew K, Tsunoda R, Tamura Y, Suthienkul O, Suzuki Y. Microb Drug Resist. 2017 Oct;23(7):885-894. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2015.0234.
  • Genetic diversity and antimicrobial resistance pattern of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis clinical isolates in Thailand. Utrarachkij F, Nakajima C, Siripanichgon K, Changkaew K, Thongpanich Y, Pornraungwong S, Suthienkul O, Suzuki Y. J Infect Chemother. 2016 Apr;22(4):209-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jiac.2015.12.011.
  • Antimicrobial resistance, extended-spectrum β-lactamase productivity, and class 1 integrons in Escherichia coli from healthy swine. Changkaew K, Intarapuk A, Utrarachkij F, Nakajima C, Suthienkul O, Suzuki Y. J Food Prot. 2015 Aug;78(8):1442-50. doi: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-445.

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