Volume 43
Number 3
May 2012


Table of Contents  
In vivo antimalarial activity of Ajuga remota water extracts against Plasmodium berghei in mice  
JN Gitua, DR Muchiri, X-AT Nguyen 545
Clinical features of Acanthamoeba keratitis in contact lens wearers and non-wearers  
D Wanachiwanawin, W Booranapong, P Kosrirukvongs 549
Geographic information system (GIS) mapping of lymphatic filariasis endemic areas of Gampaha District, Sri Lanka based on epidemiological and entomological screening  
NDAD Wijegunawardana, YIN Silva Gunawardene, A Manamperi, H Senarathne, W Abeyewickreme 557
Population structure of Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Nematoda : Metastrongylidae) in Thaialnd based on PCR-RAPD markers  
U Thaenkham, W Pakdee, S Nuamtanong, W Maipanich, S Pubampen, S Sa-nguankiat, C Komalamisra 567
Risk factors for Opisthorchis viverrini infection among schoolchildren in Lao PDR  
S Tomokawa, T Kobayashi, T Pongvongsa, B Nisaygnang, E Kaneda, S Honda, K Moji, B Boupha 574
Nasal schistosomiasis among large ruminants in Wayanad, India  
R Ravindran, A Kumar 586
Assessment of a school-based mass treatment for soil transmitted helminthes infections in Capiz, the Philippines  
KM Bacon, M Shah, L Taylor, BJC Macatangay, P Veldkamp, VY Belizario 589
Seasonal abundance and distribution of Anopheles larvae in a riparian malaria endemic area of western Thailand  
M Kongmee, NL Achee, K Lerdthusnee, MJ Bangs, S Chowpongpang, A Prabaripai, T Charoenviriyaphap 601
Mimotope identification using phage displayed random peptide libraries against monoclonal antibodies specific to house dust mite  
N Tewawong, P Pitaksajjkul, P Dekumyoy, P Ekpo, P Ramasoota 614
The serotype-independent but concentration-dependent enhancing antibodies among Thai dengue patients  
C Teerasut, H-Y Lei, K Natthakorn, A Jittmittraphap, S Thammapalo, P Witayathawornwong, Y-T Lin, RG Jarman, P Sawanpanyalert, W Jampangern, K Limkittikul 624
Research note. Dengue-2 virus carrying capacity of Thai Aedes aegypti strains with different susceptibility to deltamethrin  
T Phanpoowong, U Lek-Uthai, S Thongrungkiat, N Komalamisra, R Srisawat, B Russell, L Renia 634
Research note. Identification of dengue virus in Aedes mosquitoes and patients’ sera from Si Sa Ket Province, Thailand  
C Teerasut, U Petphuwadee, S Thammapalo, W Jampangern, K Limkittikul 641
Comparison of clinical outcomes between HIV-infected patients with and without HCV co-infection in a resource-limited setting  
NN Than, S Sungkanuparph, W Maek-A-Nantawat, J Kaewkungwal, P Pitisuttithum 646
Assessment of unsafe injection practices and sexual behaviors among male injecting drug users in two urban cities of India using respondent driven sampling  
A Sarna, W Tun, A Bhattacharya, D Lewis, YS Singh, L Apicella 652
Seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors in a teaching hospital in northeastern Malaysia  
MN Noor Haslina, Y Khairiah, D Zakuan Zainy, MY Shafini, B Rosnah, R Marini 668
Neutralization titers against influenza A (H3N2) and influenza B viruses among a nonvaccinated population from Thailand  
N Boonsathorn, Y Kanai, J Punjumpa, G Bai, M Chittaganpitch, U Petphuwadee, W Jampangern, P Sawanpanyalert, K Ikuta, C Teerasut 674
Immunogenicity and safety of an inactivated pandemic H1N1 vaccine provided by the Thai Ministry of Public Health as a routine public health service  
O Kankawinpong, C Sangsajja, A Cholapand, W Manosuthi, V Thientong, N Nuntapanich, P Rompotal, P Puthavathana 680
Long-term immunogenicity assessment of a DTaP-IPV//PRP-T vaccine given at 2, 4, 6 and 18-19 months of age, and immunogenicity and safety of a DTaP-IPV vaccine given as a booster dose at 4 to 6 years of age in Thai children  
C Pancharoen, T Chotpitayasunondh, S Chuenkitmongkol, E Ortiz 687
Pertussis control in the Asia-Pacific region: a report from the Global Pertussis Initiative  
K Forsyth, U Thisyakorn, CHW von König, T Tan, S Plotkin on behalf of the participants of the GPI Asia-Pacific Regional Roundtable Meetings 699
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an emerging pathogen among burn patients in Kurdistan Province, Iran  
E Kalantar, S Taherzadeh, T Ghadimi, F Soheili, H Salimizand, A Hedayatnejad 712
Research note. Molecular characterization of Salmonella spp directly from snack and food commonly sold in Lagos, Nigeria  
B Opere, M Fowora, A Aderohunmu, R Ibrahim, E Omonigbehin, M Bamidele, A Adeneye 718
Physicians’ practices regarding management of antituberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity  
W Thongraung, W Lertphongpiroon, P Pungrassami, C Ratanajamit 724
Risk factors associated with anemia, iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in rural Nepali pregnant women  
Z Makhoul, D Taren, B Duncan, P Pandey, C Thomson, J Winzerling, M Muramoto, R Shrestha 735
Prevalence of and risk factors for excessive daytime sleepiness in rural western Anotolia (Turkey): the role of obesity and metabolic syndrome  
Z Günes, M Sahbaz, E Tugrul, H Günes 747
Obesity and metabolic syndrome among a representative sample of Iranian adolescents  
M Mehrkash, R Kelishadi, S Mohammadian, F Mousavinasab, M Qorbani, MEF Hashemi, H Asayesh, P Poursafa, N Shafa 756
Etiology, incidence and outcomes of acute hepatic failure in 0-18 year old Filipino children  
LC Bravo, GV Gregorio, F Shafi, HL Bock, I Boudville, Y Liu, SR Gatchalian 764
Prevalence and predictors of recent illness and injury among the Malaysian population  
R Paramesarvathy, NM Amal, K Gurpreet, GH Tee, C Karuthan 773
Socioeconomic inequality and road traffic accidents in Thailand: comparing cases treated in government hospitals inside and outside of Bangkok  
T Yongchaitrakul, C Juntakarn, T Prasartritha 785
Drinking culture in the Thai-Isaan context of Northeast Thailand  
J Moolasart, S Chirawatkul 795
Effect of fluoride varnish on caries prevention of partially erupted of permanent molar in high caries risk  
O Suwansingha, P Rirattanapong 808
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