Volume 44
Number 5
September 2013


Table of Contents  
The effect of zinc and vitamin C supplementation on hemoglobin and hematocrit levels and immune response in patients with Plasmodium vivax malaria  
M Zen Rahfiludin, P Ginandjar 733
Schizontemia as an indicator of severe malaria  
N Tangpukdee, S Krudsood, P Wilairatana 740
Knowledge, attitudes and practices among parents and teachers about soil-transmitted helminthiasis control programs for school children in Guimaras, Philippines  
DS Parikh, FIG Totañes, AH Tuliao, RNT Ciro, BJC Macatangay, VY Belizario 744
Comparative field efficacy of newly developed formulations of larvicides against Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae)  
U Thavara, A Tawatsin, J Chompoosri, P Bhakdeenuan, C Khamsawads, S Sangkitporn, P Siriyasatien, P Asavadachanukorn, S Boonmuen, MS Mulla 753
Larvicidal and pupicidal activities of essential oils from Zingiberaceae plants against Aedes aegypti (Linn.) and Culex quinquefasciatus Say mosquitoes  
U Phukerd, M Soonwera 761
Differences in clinical features between children and adults with dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome  
V Namvongsa, C Sirivichayakul, S Songsithichok, P Chanthavanich, W Chokejindachai, R Sitcharungsi 772
Prevalence and characteristics of dengue and chikungunya infections among acute febrile patients in Nong Khai Province, Thailand  
S Lertanekawattana, S Anantapreecha, C Jiraphongsa, P Duan-ngern, S Potjalongsin, W Wiittayabamrung, P Daroon, M Techolarn 780
Hospital-based surveillance of Japanese encephalitis at a tertiary hospital in Manila  
MTP Alera, JMS Velasco, CA Ypil-Cardenas, RG Jarman, AN Nisalak, B Thaisomboonsuk, RV Gibbons, EM Dimaano, I-K Yoon 791
Susceptibility of openbill storks (Anastomus oscitans) to highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1  
K Chaichoun, W Wiriyarat, R Phonaknguen, L Sariya, N Taowan, W Chakritbudsabong, N Chaisilp, K Eiam-ampai, P Phuttavatana , P Ratanakorn 799
Prevalence and risk factors for HIV infection among men having sex with men in Metro Manila, Philippines  
LMA Gangcuangco, ML Tan, RP Berba 810
Risk of cardiovascular events predicted by the Rama-EGAT score among HIV-infected patients in Thailand  
S Suppadungsuk, S Yamwong, S Sungkanuparph 818
Variables influencing anti-human immunodeficiency virus type 1 neutralizing human monoclonal antibody (NhMAb) production among infected Thais  
S Akapirat, A Avihingsanon, J Ananworanich, A Schuetz, P Ramasoota, N Luplertlop, K-I Ono, K Ikuta, P Utachee, M Kameoka, P Leaungwutiwong 825
Gender and ethnic disparities of HIV and syphilis seroconversions in a 4-year cohort of injection drug users  
Y Ruan, S Liang, J Zhu, X Li, G Qin, Y Jia, Q Liu, B Song, Q Wang, H Xing, Y Shao 842
Role of combined zinc, vitamin A, and fish oil supplementation in childhood tuberculosis  
V Nenni, HM Nataprawira, T Yuniati 854
Case series. Uncommon clinical presentations of melioidosis in children: 2 cases with sore throat and 1 case with urticarial rash  
P Lumbiganon, P Kosalaraksa 862
Duplex PCR for detection of Salmonella and Shigella spp in cockle samples  
P Senachai, C Chomvarin, W Wongboot, W Boonyanugomol, W Tangkanakul 866
Macrolide resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Charoenkrung Pracharak Hospital, Thailand  
K Inthraburan 875
Use of and attitudes toward tobacco and alcohol among adults in Southern Sri Lanka  
S Lombardo, B Perera, L Beaudry, J Grad, J Maselko, T Østbye 880
Peak expiratory flow rates among women exposed to different cooking fuels in rural India  
SD Neelam, NW Uday, TS Sushama, UN Suresh 900
Factors related to falls among community dwelling elderly  
P Kuhirunyaratn, P Prasomrak, B Jindawong 906
Validation of the parenting sense of competence scale in fathers: Thai version  
T Suwansujarid, P Vatanasomboon, N Gaylord, Punyarat Lapvongwatana 916
Effect of soft drinks on the release of calcium from enamel surfaces  
P Rirattanapong, K Vongsavan, R Surarit 927
Microleakage of two fluoride-releasing sealants when applied following saliva contamination  
P Rirattanapong, K Vongsavan, R Surarit 931