Volume 40
Number 5
September 2009


Table of Contents  
Partial purification and characterization of Trichomonas vaginalis DNA topoisomerase II  
S Sithiprom, S Petmitr, P Chavalitshewinkoon-Petmitr 877
Efficacy of contact lens solutions against Thai clinical isolates of Acanthamoeba  
D Wanachiwanawin, P Kosrirukvongs, P Lertlaituan, L Siridumrong, J Ongrotchanakun 886
Case report. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in severe malaria  
V Luvira, S Chamnanchanunt, V Thanachartwet, W Phumratanaprapin, A Viriyavejakul 893
In vivo antiparasitic activity of the Thai traditional medicine plant-Tinospora crispa-against Plasmodium yoelii  
T Rungruang, T Boonmars 898
Short report. Digital malaria information sharing in Asia  
JM Yap, RT Mendoza Jr, AC Navarra, JAB Lico, CT Hugo 901
Review. DNA-based diagnosis of lymphatic filariasis  
S Nuchprayoon 904
Case report. Dirofilaria causing eye infection in a patient from Malaysia  
M Rohela, I Jamaiah, TT Hui, JW Mak, I Ithoi, A Amirah 914
Development of PCR-based diagnosis of minute intestinal fluke, Haplorchis taichui  
P Wongsawad, C Wongsawad 919
Copro-diagnosis of Haplorchis taichui infection using sedimentation and PCR-based methods  
C Wongsawad, P Wongsawad, S Chuboon, S Anuntalabhochai 924
Control of mosquito vectors of tropical infectious diseases: (3) susceptibility of Aedes aegypti to pyrethroid and mosquito coils  
Y Katsuda, S Leemingsawat, S Thongrungkiat, S Prummonkol, Y Samung, T Kanzaki, T Watanabe 929
Scanning electron microscopy of the cibarial armature of species in the Anopheles dirus complex (Diptera: Culicidae)  
P Somboon, K Yamniam, C Walton 937
The effect of extrinsic incubation temperature on development of dengue serotype 2 and 4 viruses in Aedes aegypti (L.)  
A Rohani, YC Wong, I Zamre, HL Lee, MN Zurainee 942
Outbreak of chikungunya fever in Thailand and virus detection in field population of vector mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti (L.) and Aedes albopictus Skuse (Diptera: Culicidae)  
U Thavara, A Tawatsin, T Pengsakul, P Bhakdeenuan, S Chanama, S Anantapreecha, C Molito, J Chompoosri, S Thammapalo, P Sawanpanyalert, P Siriyasatien 951
Prevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections in potential blood donors in rural Cambodia  
H Sam Ol, B Bjoerkvoll , S Sothy, YV Heng, H Hoel, A Husebekk, T Gutteberg, S Larsen, H Husum 963
Review. Priorities and challenges for hepatitis B control in the Philippines and the importance of a vaccine dose at birth  
TA Ruff, L Bravo, SR Gatchalian, HL Bock 972
Reactogenicity and immunogenicity of a live-attenuated refrigerator-stable varicella vaccine (OKA strain) in healthy seronegative subjects age 10 months to 12 years  
SRH Hadinegoro, IS Hindra, HH Han, S Gatchalian, HL Bock 991
Multidrug-resistant TB and HIV in Thailand: overlapping, but not independently associated risk factors  
S Akksilp, W Wattanaamornkiat, W Kittikraisak, S Nateniyom, S Rienthong, C Sirinak, K Ngamlert, W Mankatittham, W Sattayawuthipong, S Sumnapun, N Yamada , P Monkongdee, A Anuwatnonthakate, C Burapat, CD Wells, JW Tappero, JK Varma 1000
Distribution and sequence analysis of virulence associated genes in Vibrio cholerae O1, O139 and non-O1/non-O139 isolates from Thailand  
S Kondo, P Ajawatanawong 1015
In vitro antimicrobial activity of Ocimum americanum L. essential oil against oral microorganisms  
S Thaweboon, B Thaweboon 1025
Case report. Cerebellar cryptococcoma in an immunocompetent adult patient  
N Nakwan, A Songjamrat, K Tungsinmonkong, N Nakwan 1034
The prevalence of sexually transmitted and other lower reproductive tract infections among rural women in Sichuan Province, China  
Y Tang, J Samuelson, Q Dong, MM Ali, X Li, Y Meng, X Cheng, J Lan, J Cheng, B Luo 1038
Knowledge, attitudes, and acceptability of a human papillomavirus vaccine among healthcare providers  
A Songthap, P Pitisuttithum, J Kaewkungwal, W Fungladda, V Bussaratid, S Koonsaeng 1048
Factors influencing married youths’ decisions on contraceptive use in a rural area of Myanmar  
Myo-Myo-Mon, T Liabsuetrakul 1057
High-dose intravenous dexamethasone in the management of diarrheal patients with enteric fever and encephalopathy  
MJ Chisti, PK Bardhan, S Huq, WA Khan, AM Khan, Sharifuzzaman, MA Salam 1065
Quality indicators of diabetes care in practice  
I Kanchanaphibool, S Hirunrassami, P Tongpugdee 1074
Postprandial osmolality of gastric contents in very low-birth-weight infants fed expressed breast milk with additives  
A Thatrimontrichai, W Janjindamai 1080
Analysis of blood donor deferral characteristics in Delhi, India  
S Bahadur, S Jain, RK Goel, S Pahuja, M Jain 1087
Autonomous public organization policy: a case study for the health sector in Thailand  
B Rajataramya, B Fried, M van der Pütten, S Pongpanich 1092
Quality analysis of commercial probiotic products for food animals  
W Wannaprasat, C Koowatananukul, C Ekkapobyotin, R Chuanchuen 1103
Evaluation of an electronic air filter for filtrating bacteria and viruses from indoor air  
K Malaithao, T Kalambaheti, S Worakhunpiset, P Ramasoota 1113
Histopathological alterations of the gills, liver and kidneys in Anabas testudineus (Bloch) fish living in an unused lignite mine, Li District, Lamphun Province, Thailand  
S Saenphet, W Thaworn, K Saenphet 1121
Obituary 1127