Research
The department of Helminthology carries out research activities in basic and applied sciences in 4 main areas.
Diversity and Taxonomy
Biology and Epidemiology
Immunodiagnosis
Molecular Biology
   
Ongoing Research
 

Angiostrongyliasis

 
Angiostrongyliasis: partially purified antigens of Angiostrongylus cantonensis adult worms for diagnosis using immunoblot.
 
Angiostrongyliasis: potential fractionated antigens of Angiostrongylus cantonensis adult worms for diagnosis using ELISA.
 
Analysis of a protein expression from Angiostrongylus cantonensis DNA cloning for serodiagnosis of angiostrongyliasis.
 
Detection of IgG-subclass for serodiagnosis of angiostrongyliasis.
 
  Cysticercosis and Taeniasis
 
Comparison of biochemical extracts preparations of Cysticercus cellulosae by SDS polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and immunoblot technique.
 
mtDNA sequences of Taenia spp.
 
Molecular epidemiology of Taeniasis in Thailand
   
  Echinococcosis
 
Mitochondrial DNA sequence of protoscoleces of Echinococcus cysts from four patients.
 
Serodiagnosis of suspected echino-coccosis cases using native, partially-purified, and DNA recombinant antigens.
     
  Filariasis
 
Rare or unrecognized evidence of human dirofilariasis in Thailand: possible immunoblot diagnosis of one Thai patient.
     
  Gnathostomiasis
 
Immunoblot-diagnostic specificity for gnathostomiasis.
 
Prevalence of Gnathostoma spinigerum in cats and dogs in Buddhist Temples in Bangkok.
     
  Opisthorchiasis
 
Studies on the efficacy of Thai traditional herbal medicines in the treatment of opisthorchiasis in hamsters.
     
  Paragonimiasis
 
32-33 kDa-eluted Paragonimus heterotremus antigen for  serodiagnosis.
 
Molecular systematic of Paragonimus lung flukes and  intestinal trematodes.
 
Studies on Paragonimus populations: morphology, enzymology, molecular biology and epidemiology aspects.
     
  Soil-transmitted helminthiasis 
 
Efficacy of high dose mebendazole against trichuriasis in adult patients.
 
Herbal medicinal effects on soil-transmitted helminthiasis.
 
Impact of deworming on anemic status of children and adolescence girls.
 
Relationship between behavior and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in seaman.
     
  Toxocariasis
 
Evaluation of excretory-secretory and partially purified antigens of adult Toxocara canis against
 
Toxocariasis by ELISA and immunoblot.
 
Toxocara canis larval antigens for serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis.
     
  Trichinellosis
 
Effect of trichinellosis on lipid peroxidation in rat
 
Trichinellosis papuae in Ban-Rai district, Uthaithani Province, Thailand
     
  Other parasites
 
Diagnosis of liver and intestinal flukes by PCR.
 
Differential serodiagnosis between liver and intestinal trematodes.
 
Fish-borne trematodes in Thailand.
 
Helminthic infection in Tsunami-affected area: soil contamination and infection rates in the population.
 
Cross-sectional study of parasitic infections and enteric bacteria among food handlers and water sources in primary school and restaurants at Sai-yok district, Kanchanaburi Province.
 
Last updated: July 6, 2008
 
 
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