Volume 44
Number 1
January 2013


Table of Contents  
C-terminal polymorphism of Plasmodium falciparium merozoite surface protein-1 (MSP-1) from Tak Province, Thailand  
K Viputtigul, N Tungpukdee, T Ruangareerate, N Luplertlop, P Wilairatana, J Gaywee, S Krudsood 1
Research note. Development of PCR-RFLP method to distinguish between Cryptosporidium parvum and C. hominis in Taiwan water samples  
Y Lee, JC Tsaihong,Y Tseng, C Tsai, S Peng 13
Growth reduction among primary schoolchildren with light trichuriasis in Malaysia treated with albendazole  
MH Tee, YY Lee, N Abdul Majid, N Mohamed Noori, S Mahendra Raj 19
Case report. Severe pentastomiasis in children: a report of 2 cases  
F Ye, Z-K Sheng, J-J Li, J-F Sheng 25
T helper (TH) 1 and TH2 cytokine expression profile in dengue and malaria infection using magnetic bead-based Bio-Plex assay  
P Maneekan, P Leaungwutiwong, D Misse, N Luplertlop 31
Factors affecting dengue fever knowledge, attitudes and practices among selected urban, semi-urban and rural communities in Malaysia  
SA Radman Al-Dubai, K Ganasegeran, M Rahman Alwan, M Ahmed Alshagga, R Saif-Ali 37
Research note. Acute hepatic failure among hospitalized Thai children  
Y Poovorawan, V Chongsrisawat, F Shafi, I Boudville, Y Liu, Y Hutagalung, HL Bock 50
Economic impact of chikungunya epidemic: out-of-pocket health expenditures during the 2007 outbreak in Kerala, India  
K Vijayakumar, B George, TS Anish, RS Rajasi, MJ Teena, CM Sujina 54
Ocular diseases among HIV/AIDS patients in Jakarta, Indonesia  
YD Lestari, R Sitompul, L Edwar, Z Djoerban 62
Environmental factors affecting Burkholderia pseudomallei biofilm formation  
W Kamjumphol, S Chareonsudjai, P Chareonsudjai, S Wongratanacheewin, S Taweechaisupapong 72
Total leukocyte counts and neutrophil-lymphocyte count ratios among Helicobacter pyloriinfected patients with peptic ulcers: independent of bacterial CagA status  
A Jafarzadeh, V Akbarpoor, M Nabizadeh, M Nemati, MT Rezayati 82
Survey in Iran of clarithromycin resistance in Helicobacter pylori isolates by PCR-RFLP  
N Sadeghifard, T Seidnazari, S Ghafourian, M Soleimani, A Maleki, MA Qomi, Z Sekawi 89
Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of extended spectrum b-lactamase producing gramnegative bacteria isolated from wound and urine in a tertiary care hospital, Dhaka City, Bangladesh  
R Farzana, SM Shamsuzzaman, KZ Mamun, P Shears 96
Research note. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Malaysian tertiary centre  
Bahari, A Othman, R Jaafar, NA Mohamed, I Jabbari, A Sulong, R Hashim, N Ahmad 104
Treatment of Japanese patients with enteric fever using azithromycin and MIC levels for causative organisms  
K Ohnishi, K Kobayashi, S Iwabuchi, F Nakamura-Uchiyama 109
Development of single-strand conformational polymorphism to screen for mutations in hotspot regions of beta-globin gene of beta-thalassemia patients of Sri Lanka  
RS Dassanayake, K Mahadevan, YINS Gunawardene 114
Catastrophic health expenditure in an urban city: seven years after universal coverage policy in Thailand  
J Weraphong, S Pannarunothai, T Luxananun, N Junsri, S Deesawatsripetch 124
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