Volume 40
Number 2
March 2009


Table of Contents
Cloning, characterization, and expression of vitelline protein BI and its encoding gene in the liver fluke, Fasciola gigantica  
K Homwutthiwong, A Meepool, R Grams, C Wanichanon, V Viyanant, P Sobhon 199
Epidemiology and the effect of treatment of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in pregnant women in southern Thailand  
T Liabsuetrakul, the Southern Soil-Transmitted Helminthes and Maternal Health (SSTH and MH) Working Group 211
High prevalence of Microsporidium infection in HIV-infected patients  
P Viriyavejakul, R Nintasen, C Punsawad, U Chaisri, B Punpoowong, M Riganti 223
Residual effects of Mossman 100 (permethrin 10% EC) impregnated bed nets and its impact on malaria vectors and incidence of malaria  
N Komalamisra, Y Samung, R Srisawat, P Kaisri 229
Field evaluation in Thailand of spinosad, a larvicide derived from Saccharopolyspora spinosa (Actinomycetales) against Aedes aegypti (L.) larvae  
U Thavara, A Tawatsin, P Asavadachanukorn, MS Mulla 235
Research note. Pila ampullacea and Pomacea canaliculata, as new paratenic hosts of Gnathostoma spinigerum  
C Komalamisra, S Nuamtanong, P Dekumyoy 243
Coinfection of Leptospira spp and Toxoplasma gondii among stray dogs in Bangkok, Thailand  
S Jittapalapong, P Sittisan, T Sakpuaram, H Kabeya, S Maruyama, T Inpankaew 247
Detection of dengue virus in platelets isolated from dengue patients  
S Noisakran, RV Gibbons, P Songprakhon, A Jairungsri, C Ajariyakhajorn, A Nisalak, RG Jarman, P Malasit, K Chokephaibulkit, GC Perng 253
Prevalence of HIV infection and predictors for syphilis infection among female sex workers in southern China  
F Lu, Y Jia, X Sun, L Wang, W Liu, Y Xiao, G Zeng, C Li, J Liu, H Cassell, HT Chen, SH Vermund 263
Prime-boost vaccination using recombinant Mycobacterium bovis BCG and recombinant vaccinia virus DIs harboring HIV-1 CRF01_AE gag in mice: influence of immunization routes  
D Promkhatkaew, K Matsuo, N Pinyosukhee, W Thongdeejaroen, P Leang-aramgul, P Sawanpanyalert, P Warachit 273
Immunogenicity and safety of a DTaP-IPV//PRP-T vaccine (PentaximTM) booster during the second year of life in Thai children primed with an acellular pertussis combined vaccine  
U Thisyakorn, C Pancharoen, S Chuenkitmongkol, E Ortiz 282
Expression and purification of 30 kilodalton protein antigen of Ara- Burkholderia pseudomallei  
U Rungpanich, S Pongsunk, T Ezaki, P Ekpo 295
Thalassemic mothers and their babies  
S Insiripong, S Prabriputaloong, N Wisanuyothin 302
Clinical and hematological phenotype of homozygous hemoglobin E: revisit of a benign condition with hidden reproductive risk  
K Tachavanich, V Viprakasit, W Chinchang, W Glomglao, P Pung-Amritt, VS Tanphaichitr 306
Development of a comprehensive red blood cell enzymopathy laboratory in Thailand: the study of normal activity in eight erythroenzymes in Thais  
K Tachavanich, V Viprakasit, P Pung-Amritt, G Veerakul, K Chansing, VS Tanphaichitr 317
Case report. Endomyocardial fibrosis  
K Tarun, K Naresh, RK Khullar, MK Daga 327
Women’s attitude and sociodemographic characteristics influencing usage of herbal medicines during pregnancy in Tumpat Distric, Kelantan  
AA Rahman, SA Sulaiman, Z Ahmad, H Salleh, WNW Daud, AM Hamid 330
Association between nutritional status and dental caries in permanent dentition among primary schoolchildren aged 12-14 years, Thailand  
K Narksawat, U Tonmukayakul, A Boonthum 338
Remineralization of enamel subsurface lesions by xylitol chewing gum containing funoran and calcium hydrogenphosphate  
S Thaweboon, S Nakornchai, Y Miyake, T Yanagisawa, B Thaweboon, S Soo-ampon, D Lexomboon 345
Alcohol consumption among university students: applying a social ecological approach for multilevel preventions  
S Vantamay 354
Contextual and individual demographic determinants of alcohol consumption and smoking: a comparatives study in southwestern China and southern Thailand  
C Le, V Chongsuvivatwong, A Geater, N Apakupakul 370
Community perceptions of health determinants in Khon Kaen Province, Thailand  
U Inmuong, L Charerntanyarak, P Furu 380
Application of cloud point extraction for the determination of pyrene in natural water  
S Pongpiachan 392
Pesticide use patterns among small-scale farmers: a case study from Phitsanulok, Thailand  
P Plianbangchang, K Jetiyanon, S Wittaya-areekul 401
Genotoxic effects of borax on cultured lymphocytes  
M Pongsavee 411