Volume 41
Number 5
September 2010


Table of Contents  
Changes in platelet count in uncomplicated and severe falciparum malaria  
W Leowattana, N Tangpukdee, SK Thar, S Nakasiri, S Srivilairit, S Kano, P Wilairatana, S Krudsood 1035
Factors associated with acute renal failure in severe falciparum malaria pateints  
S Vannaphan, N Walters, T Saengnedsawang, N Tangpukdee, P Kham-In, M Klubprasit, P Wilairatana, S Looareesuwan 1042
An alternative liquid chromatography-mass spectrometric method for the determination of azithromycin in human plasma and its application to pharmacokinetic study of patients with malaria  
A Choemunng, K Na-Bangchang 1048
Is Sabin-Feldman dye test using T. gondii tachyzoites from animal inoculation still the best method for detecting Toxoplasma gondii antibodies?  
R Udonsom, R Buddhirongawatr, Y Sukthana 1059
Case report. Eosinophilic appendicitis caused by Schistosoma japonicum : a case report and review of the literature  
W Kanoksil, N Larbcharoensub, P Soontrapa, S Phongkitkarun, S Sriphojanart, P Nitiyanant 1065
Aedes albopictus control with spray application of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, strain AM 65-52  
PHY Lam, CS Boon, YY Ng, S Benjamin 1071
Laboratory evaluation of four commercial repellents against larval Leptotrombidium deliense (Acari: Trombiculidae)  
AL Hanifah, SH Awang Ismail, TM Ho 1082
Application of revised dengue classification criteria as a severity marker of dengue viral infection in Indonesia  
PS Basuki, Budiyanto, D Puspitasari, D Husada, W Darmowandowo, Ismoedijanto, S Soegijanto, A Yamanaka 1088
Seroprevalence of avian influenza A/H5N1 among poultry farmers in rural Indonesia, 2007  
MR- DR van Beest Holle, V Setiawaty, KNA Pangesti, ER Sedyaningsih 1095
Review. Responding to pandemic influenza in Cambodia and Lao PDR: Challenges in moving from strategy to operation  
J de Sa, S Mounier-Jack, C Darapheak, LK Narann, R Phetsouvanh, N Chanthakoummane, S Touch, B Phommasack, R Coker 1104
Viral respiratory tract infections among patients with acute undifferentiated fever in Vietnam  
HL Phuong, TTT Nga, GJ van Doornum, J Groen, TQ Binh, PT Giao, LQ Hung, NV Nam, PA Kager, PJ de Vries 1116
Screening test accuracy among potential blood donors of HBSAg, Anti-HBC and Anti-HCV to detect hepatitis B and C virus infection in rural Cambodia and Vietnam  
B Bjoerkvoll, L Viet, HS Ol, NTN Lan, S Sothy, H Hoel, T Gutteberg, A Husebekk, S Larsen, H Husum 1127
Social factors related to quality of life among HIV infected children in Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand  
C Kuntawee, W Fungladda, J Kaewkungwal, P Chanthavanich, T Chotpittayasunon 1136
Distribution of human rotavirus G and P genotypes in a hospital setting from northern India  
A Chakravarti, MS Chauhan, A Sharma, V Verma 1145
Factors affecting tuberculosis retreatment defualts in Nanded, India  
VM Bhagat, PL Gattani 1153
Amino acid sequence of B-cell epitope of N-terminal region of ESAT-6 Mycobacterium leprae role as specific antigen for diagnosis of leprosy  
FN Kurdi, I Handojo, I Agoesni, YP Dahlan 1158
Role of Burkholderia pseudomallei in the invasion, replication and induction of apoptosis in human epithelial cell lines  
A Phewkliang, S Wongratanacheewin, S Chareonsudjai 1164
Identification and characterization of soil-isolated Streptomyces SJE177 producing actinomycin  
J Euanorasetr, A Nilvongse, S Tantimavanich, T Nihira, Y Igarashi, W Panbangred 1177
Case report. Cryptococcocis: a rare fungal infection of the tongue  
I Mohamad, B Abdullah, R Salim, KA Rajet, VR Naik 1188
Knowledge of blood-borne infectious diseases and the practice of universal precautions amongst health-care workers in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia  
MZA Hamid, NA Aziz, AR Anita, O Norlijah 1192
A survey of goiter morbidity in Ban Mae Toen, Northwest Thailand  
N McGlashan, E Chelkowska, S Sasananan 1200
Geographical variations in all-cause mortality in Thailand  
P Odton, C Choonpradub, K Bundhamcharoen 1209
Review of injuries over a one year period among 87,134 adults studying at an open university in Thailand  
K Stephan, R McClure, S Seubsman, M Kelly, V Yiengprugsawan, C Bain, A Sleigh, the Thai Cohort Study Team 1220
Paraoxonase 1 activity as a predictor of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes  
R Poh, S Muniandy 1231
Hemoglobin variants in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus  
LG Chandrasena, H Peiris, S Williams, SH Siribaddana 1247
Cotinine levels in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid  
ÖE Diken, S Unculu, D Karnak, O Çaglayan, JS Göçmen, O Kayacan 1252
Attitudes towards a smoking ban in restaurants of managers, employees and customers in Kunming City, China  
J Li, H Sriplung, V Chongsuvivatwong, T Li, X Yize 1258
Case report. Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome in a cirrhotic patient taking alcohol with Boesenbergia pundurata  
P Wilairatana, N Tangpukdee, L Jittaseree 1267
Errata 1271