Volume 32
Number 4
December 2001


Table of Contents  
C Kidson 671
Implementing the universal health coverage : which source of information is more reliable?  
V Leesmidt, S Pannarunothai, V Chongsuvivatwong 674
Expenditure and payment sources for treating acute respiratory infections in rural Vietnam  
NV Toan, ND Khe, B Hojer 682
Pituitary-adrenal function in uncomplicated falciparum malaria  
M Wilson, TME Davis, TQ Binh, TTA Long, PT Danh, K Robertson 689
IgE elevation and anti- Plasmodium falciparum IgE antibodies : association of high level with malaria resistance  
S Khusmith, J Panitchakorn, S Krudsood, P Wilairatana, S Looareesuwan 696
Basic reproduction number for the transmission of Plasmodium viva malaria  
A Kammanee, N Kanyamee, IM Tang 702
Correlates of perceived malarial episodes and treatment-seeking behavior in a malariaendemic rural area in Bangladesh  
SM Moazzem Hossain, A Bhuiya, S Rasheed 707
Effect of primaquine standard dose (15 mglday for 14 days) in the treatment of vivax Malaria patients in Thailand  
K Buchachart, S Krudsood, P Singhasivanon, S Treeprasertsuk, N Phophak, S Srivilairit, K Chalermrut, Y Rattanapong, L Supeeranuntha, P Wilairatana, G Brittenharn, S Looareesuwan 720
Social and cultural aspects of malaria  
S Panvisavas, S Dendoung, N Dendoung 727
Partial purification of mitochondria1 DNA topoisomerase I1 from Plasmodium falciparum and its sensitivity to inhibitors  
P Chavalitshewinkoon-Petmitr, R Worasing, P Wilairat 733
Anopheles barbirostris/campestris as a probable vector of malaria in Aranyaprathet, Sa Kaeo Province  
D Lirnrat, B Rojruthai, C Apiwathanasorn,Y Samung, S Prommongkol 739
Research note : Polygamy : the possibly significant behavior of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in relation to the efficient transmission of dengue virus  
W Choochote, P Tippawangkosol, A Jitpakdi, KL Sukontason, B Pitasawat, K Sukontason, N Jariyapan 745
Lymphatic leishmaniasis-first case report from Nepal  
SK Sharma, ML Das, S Rijal, SP Sah, S Koirala 749
Cerebrospinal fluid analysis in eosinophilic meningoencephalitis  
T Tangwanicharoen, P Viriyavejakul, B Punpoowong, P Wilairatana, J Kaewkungwal, E Pongponratn, M Riganti 751
Paragonimiasis in yongjia county, Zhejiang Province, China : clinical, parasitological and karyotypic studies on Paragonimus westermani  
MG Chen, ZS Chang, XY Shao, MD Liu, D Blair, SH Chen, YN Zhang, JL Hong, BG Shen, Z Feng 760
Intestinal parasitic infections among human immunodeficiency virus-infected and-uninfected children hospitalized with diarrhea in Bangkok, Thailand  
K Chokephaibulkit, D Wanachiwanawin, K Tosasuk, J Pavitpok, N Vanprapar, S Chearskul 770
Initial treatment with amphotericin B plus rifampin in the acute treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS  
V Chotmongkol, K Methawasin 776
Molecular and phenotypic characteristics of neurotropic HIV-I subtype E  
S Srisurapanon, K Samransurp, S Tunsupasawasdeekul, U Chaowanich, P Warachit, R Sutthent, S Khusmith 779
Analysis of the 1991-2000 influenza epidemic in Guangdong Province, China  
P.. Huang, HZ Ni, S Guizhang, HQ Zhou, GW Peng, SM Liu 787
Measles immunization acceptance in Southeast Asia : past patterns and future challenges  
L Serquina- Ramiro, N Kasniyah, T Inthusoma, N Higginbotham, D Streiner, M Nichter, S Freeman 791
Case report : measles in Thai adults : three case reports and management of contact cases  
C Pancharoen, S Wachirarojpaisan, S Pattamadilok, S Likitnukul, U Thisyakorn 805
Serological evidence of hantavirus infections in Malaysia  
SK Lam, KB Chua, T Myshrall, S Devi, D Zainal, SAB Afifi, K Nerome, YK Chu, HW Lee 809
TT virus infection in acute Non-A to E hepatitis in northern Thailand  
TP Endy, S Narupiti, Khin Saw Aye Myint, S Suntayakorn, RA Kuschner, DW Vaughn 814
Hepatitis C prevalence and risk behavior of injecting drug users in Sydney : a continuing concern  
SE Habib, FH Lovejoy, C Aspin 823
Simple microplate hybridization assay for detection of amplified products of Mycobacterium tuberculosis  
U Tansuphasiri, S Suttirat 835
Evaluation of culture and PCR-based assay for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from sputum collected and stored on filter paper  
U Tansuphasiri, B Chinrat, S Rienthong 844
Antimicrobial resistance of Shigella spp isolated from diarrheal patients between 1989 and 1998 in Vietnam  
NT Van Anh, PD Cam, A Dalsgaard 856
Investigation of the role of Blankaartia acuscutellaris (Acari : Trombiculidae) as a vector of scrub typhus in central Thailand  
SP Frances, P Watcharapichat, D Phulsuksombati, P Tanskul 863
Group B streptococcal bacteremia in an adult : a case report from India  
B Dhawan, U Khan, BK Das, P Mathur, RK Pandhi, A Kapil 867
Case report : Typhoid glomerulonephritis in a child : a rare complication of typhoid fever  
C Pancharoen, J Wongsawat, S Phancharoen, U Thisyakorn 869
The use of the amplification refractory mutation system (ARMS) in the detection of rare ß-thalassemai mutations in the Malays in Chinese in Malaysia  
YF Chan, KL Tan, YC Wong, YC Wee, SF Yap, JAMA Tan 872
Mutations at the activated protein C cleavage sites Arg336 and Arg562 of factor VIII in Thai patients with venous thrombosis  
W Prayoonwiwat, P Arnutti, 0 Nathalang, C Suwanasophon, K Viputtigul 880
Author Index  
Subject Index