Volume 43
Number 1
January 2012


Table of Contents  
Effects of antimalarial drugs on movement of Plasmodium falciparum  
J Wongtanachai, K Silamut, NPJ Day, A Dondorp, U Chaisri 1
Cloning and expression of Toxoplasma gondii dense granule antigen 2 (GRA2) gene by Pichia pastoris  
Y-L Lau, M-Y Fong, M Mohd Idris, X-T Ching 10
Case report. The first reported case of autochthonous cutaneous leishmaniasis in Thailand  
P Kattipathanapong, R Akaraphanth, S Krudsood, M Riganti, P Viriyavejakul 17
Diversity of gastrointestinal helminths among murid rodents from northern and northeastern Thailand  
K Chaisiri, W Chaeychomsri, J Siruntawineti, A Ribas, V Herbreteau, S Morand 21
Resistance of Aedes aegypti (L.) larvae to temephos in Surabaya, Indonesia  
KC Mulyatno, A Yamanaka, Ngadino, E Konishi 29
Insecticide susceptibility status of field-collected Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) from a dengue endemic site in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia  
SR Loke, AT Wei Ann, NW Ahmad, Lee HL, MS Azirun 34
Literature review of parasitoids of filth flies in Thailand: a list of species with brief notes on bionomics of common species  
C Apiwathnasorn 48
Evaluation of two IgM rapid immunochromatographic tests during circulation of Asian lineage chikungunya virus  
H Kosasih, S Widjaja, E Surya, SH Hadiwijaya, DPR Butarbutar, UA Jaya, Nurhayati, B Alisjahbana, M Williams 55
Case report. Severe perinatal dengue hemorrhagic fever in a low birth weight infant  
P Witayathawornwong, O Jirachanchai, P Kasemsut, N Mahawijit, R Srisakkwa 62
Epidemiological characteristics, clinical presentation and diagnosis at point-of-care during the first wave of the H1N1 influenza pandemic in Cambodia  
C Yasuda, L Sovann, M Kasper, M Williams, TF Wierzba 68
Influence of ABCB-1 C3435T polymorphisms on plasma nevirapine and efavirenz levels and their effects on virologic and immunological outcomes in HIV/TB co-infected Thai adults under anti-retroviral therapy  
S Uttayamakul, S Likanonsakul, W Manosuthi, N Wichukchinda, T Shioda, S Khusmith 78
Detection of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis directly from sputum samples of patients from Jakarta, Indonesia by radioisotope-based PCR-dot blot hybridization  
ML Rosilawati, A Yasmon 89
Campylobacter in chicken carcasses and slaughterhouses in Malaysia  
SB Mohamed Rejab, K-H Zessin, R Fries, P Patchanee 96
Prevalence of cagA epiya motifs in Helicobacter pylori among dyspeptic patients in northeast Thailand  
C Chomvarin, K Phusri, K Sawadpanich, P Mairiang, W Namwat, C Wongkham, C Hahnvajanawong 105
Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern and distribution of exoU and exoS in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa at a Malaysian Hospital  
SN Atiqah Idris, MN Mohd Desa, MN Aziz, NM Taib 116
Research note. TN5-OT182 should not be used to identify genes involved in biofilm formation in Burkholderia pseudomallei  
J Songsri, T Proungvitaya, S Wongratanacheewin, P Homchampa 124
Research note. Clostridium perfringens and sulphite reducing clostridia densities in selected tropical Malaysian rivers  
FCH Lee, SL Hakim, MA Kamaluddin, KL Thong 129
Invasive pneumococcal disease among hospitalized children aged 28 days to 60 months in Jarkarta  
K Yuliarti, SR Hadinegoro, B Supriyatno, A Karuniawati 136
Case report. Early onset neonatal bacterial meningitis caused by Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus  
A Thatrimontrichai, P Chanvitan, W Janjindamai, S Dissaneevate, G Maneenil 145
Obstructive sleep apnea among children with severe beta-thalassemia  
S Sritippayawan, S Norasetthekul, I Nuchprayoon, J Deerojanawong, T Desudchit, N Prapphal 152
Predictors of family management behavior for children with thalassemia  
S Sananreangsak, P Lapvongwatana, K Virutsetazin, P Vatanasomboon, N Gaylord 160
Glycemic control, quality of life and self-care behavior among adolescents with type 1 diabetes who attended a diabetes camp  
J Santiprabhob, P Kiattisakthavee, S Likitmaskul, K Chaichanwattanakul, J Wekawanich, H Dumrongphol, A Sriwijitkamol, T Peerapatdit, W Nitiyanant 172
Research note. Identification of tropomyosin as major allergen of white squid (Loligo edulis) by two-dimensional immunoblotting and mass spectrometry  
ZH Mohamad Yadzir, R Misnan, S Murad 185
Nutrition education and knowledge, attitude and hemoglobin status of Malaysian adolescents  
H Yusoff, WN Wan Daud, Z Ahmad 192
Exposure to volatile organic compounds and health risks among residents in an area affected by a petrochemical complex in Rayong, Thailand  
W Tanyanont, N Vichit-Vadakan 201
Exhaled carbon monoxide levels among Malaysian male smokers with nicotine dependence  
CG Ng, AY Hway Ann 212
Smoking behavior among 14-17 year old students: a comparison between Pakistan and the UK  
MO Husain, V Duddu, M Husain, A Drury, N Chaudhry, N Husain 219
Health impact assessment: a case study on renovation of a slaughterhouse  
S Hengpraprom, P Sithisarankul 229
Testing a health impact assessment tool by assessing community opinion about a public park  
S Hengpraprom, S Bualert, P Sithisarankul 236
Effect of an essential oil-containing dentifrice on established plaque and gingivitis  
P Kraivaphan, C Amornchat 243
Factors associated with parent capability on child’s oral health care  
K Mitrakul, V Laovoravit, V Vanichanuwat, A Charatchaiwanna, A Charatchaiwanna, W Bunpradit, M Arunakul 249