Volume 42
Number 5
September 2011


Table of Contents  
An outbreak of angiostrongyliasis in Guanging, People’s Republic of China: migrants vulnerable to an emerging disease  
Z-H Deng, S Lv, J-Y Lin, R-X Lin, F-Q Pei 1047
The impact of a national program to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in selected Myanmar immigrant communities in Bangkok and Ranong Province, Thailand  
W Satimai, C Jiraamonnimit, S Thammapalo, W Choochote, P Luenee, JJ Boitano, S Wongkamchai 1054
Abnormal Taenia saginata tapeworms in Thailand  
W Maipanich, M Sato, S Pubampen, S Sanguankiat, T Kusolsuk, U Thaenkham, J Waikagul 1065
Case report. Laryngeal sarcocystosis accompanying laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: case report and literature review  
N Larbcharoensub, W Cheewaruangroj, P Nitiyanant 1072
Characteristics of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus Skuse (Diptera : Culicidae) breeding sites  
B Bhaskar Rao, PS Harikumar, T Jayakrishnan, B George 1077
Efficacy of herbal essential oils as insecticide against Aedes aegypti (Linn.), Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) and Anopheles dirus (Peyton and Harrison)  
S Phasomkusolsil, M Soonwera 1083
Early reporting of pandemic flu and the challenge of global surveillance: a lesson for Southeast Asia  
P Hanvoravongchai, R Coker 1093
Evaluation of respiratory findings in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever  
OT Dogan, A Engin, I Salk, K Epozturk, SH Eren, N Elaldi, M Bakir, I Dokmetas, I Akkurt 1100
Case series. Infection-associated hemophagocytic syndrome among patients with dengue shock syndrome and invasive aspergillosis: a case series and review of the literature  
N Larbcharoensub, R Aroonroch, W Kanoksil, J Leopairut, P Nitiyanant, A Khositseth, K Tangnararatchakit, A Chuansumrit, S Yoksan 1106
E4 expression of human papillomavirus in cervical samples with different cytology categories  
A Supchokpul, J Chansaenroj, A Theamboonlers, S Payungporn, N Kamolvarin, P Sampathanukul, P Junyangdikul, S Swangvaree, A Karalak, Y Poovorawan 1113
Stigmatization and discrimination towards people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS by the general public in Malaysia  
LP Wong, AR Nur Syuhada 1119
Accelerating the development of an AIDs viccine: the AIDs Vaccine for Asia Network (AVAN)  
P Pitisuttithum, S Rerks-Ngarm, J Chiu, J Kim, M Benenson, SJ Kent, H Tamashiro, A Manrique, A Bernstein, R Goyal, RA Ditangco, DA Cooper, S Osmanov, B Mathieson, E Sandstrom, J Esparza, R Hoff, Y Shao 1130
TB-SA antibody test for diagnosis and monitoring treatment outcome of sputum smear negative pulmonary tuberculosis patients  
X Li, H Xu, S Jiang, K Jing, L Wang, X Liu, W Li, H Zhang, LX Wang 1147
Drug susceptibility patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and clinical outcomes of drug-resistant tuberculosis at Srinagarind Hospital, a tertiary care center in northeastern Thailand  
W Reechaipichitkul, S Tubtim, P Chaimanee 1154
Research note. GyrA and GyrB mutations in ofloxacin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates in Thailand  
P Pitaksajjakul, S Worakhunpiset, A Chaiprasert, J Boonyasopun, P Ramasoota 1163
Surface plasmon resonance immunosensor for rapid and specific diagnosis of melioidosis antibody  
S Dawan, P Kanatharana, W Chotigeat, S Jitsurong, P Thavarungkul 1168
Genotypic and phenotypic differentiation of Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi B in Malaysia  
K-L Thong, C-P Ang 1178
Research note. Heterologously type IV pilus expressed protein of Burkholderia pseudomallei is immunogenic but fails to induce protective immunity in mice  
K Sangdee, S Waropastrakul, S Wongratanachewin, P Homchampa 1190
Research note. Impaired interleukin-1b expression by monocytes stimulated with Staphylococcus aureus in diabetes  
S Pongcharoen, W Chansantor, K Supalap, P Jienmongkol, PR Niumsup 1197
High anemia prevalence in western China  
R Luo, X Wang, L Zhang, C Liu, Y Shi, G Miller, S Rozelle, E Yu, R Martorell 1204
Higher intake of fruits and vegetables in pregnancy is associated with birth size  
S-L Loy, M Marhazlina, Y Nor Azwany, JM Hamid Jan 1214
Multicenter validation of fully automated capillary electrophoresis method for diagnosis of thalassemias and hemoglobinopathies in Thailand  
S Sangkitporn, SK Sangkitporn, S Tanjatham, B Suwannakan, S Rithapirom, C Yodtup, A Yowang, S Duangruang 1224
Craniofacial deformities in transfusion-dependent thalassemia patients in Malaysia: prevalence and effect of treatment  
HA Toman, RZ Hassan, RS Hassan, A Nasir 1233
Association between hypertension and stroke among young Thai adults in Bangkok, Thailand  
R Bandasak, K Narksawat, C Tangkanakul, Y Chinvarun, S Siri 1241
Factors related to tobacco use among middle school students in China  
Y Qing, L Termsirikulchai, P Vatanasomboon, D Sujirarat, C Tanasugarn, M Kengganpanich 1249
Participatory capacity building in occupational disease surveillance among primary care unit (PCU) health personnel  
O Kaewboonchoo, P Silpasuwan, A Jirapongsuwan, T Rawiworrakul, S Hansing 1262
Determinants of monthly reporting by village health volunteers in a poor rural district of Lao PDR  
T Pongvongsa, D Nonaka, J Kobayashi, T Mizoue, P Phongmany, K Moji 1269
Comparison of quality of life and mental health among elderly people in rural and suburban areas, Thailand  
T Apidechkul 1282
Effect of five different dental products on surface hardness of enamel exposed to chlorinated water in vitro  
P Rirattanapong, K Vongsavan, M Tepvichaisillapakul 1293
Errata 1299