Volume 45
Number 1
January 2014


Table of Contents  
Synergism of antimalarial antibiotics with hydrogen peroxide in inhibiting Plasmodium falciparum growth in culture  
S Utaida, S Auparakkitanon, P Wilairat 1
Research note. Prevalence and species identification of Cryptosporidium from fecal samples of horses in Taiwan  
P-F Guo, TT-W Chen, JC Tsaihong, G Ho, P Cheng, Y Tseng, S Peng 6
Animal reservoirs and potential vectors of Leishmania siamensis in southern Thailand  
S Chusri, S Thammapalo, K Silpapojakul, P Siriyasatien 13
Comparison of the miracidium hatching test and modified Kato-Katz method for detecting Schistosoma japonicum in low prevalence areas of China  
H Zhu, J Xu, R Zhu, C Cao, Z Bao, Q Yu, L Zhang, X Xu, Z Feng, J Guo 20
Research note. Human consumption of rumen flukes of cattle in India  
PC Sarmah, R Laha, K Bhattacharjee, A Goswami, M Raquib, P Kakati 26
Gastrointestinal parasites of dogs and cats in a refuge in Nakhon Nayok, Thailand  
W Rojekittikhun, K Chaisiri, A Mahittikorn, S Pubampen, S Sa-nguankiat, T Kusolsuk, W Maipanich, R Udonsom, H Mori 31
Factors influencing the feeding response of laboratory-reared Aedes aegypti  
S Phasomkusolsil, K Pantuwatana, J Tawong, W Khongtak, N Monkanna, Y Kertmanee, N Damdangdee, PW McCardle, AL Schuster 40
Application of quantitative PCR for quantization of densovirus genome  
A Suttitheptumrong, S Pattanakitsakul 47
Characterization of dengue virus serotype 4 infection in Jakarta, Indonesia  
BE Dewi, L Naiggolan, DH Putri, N Rachmayanti, S Albar, NT Indriastuti, W Sjamsuridzal, TM Sudiro 53
Screening for lead compounds and herbal extracts with potential anti-influenza viral activity  
K Klaywong, G Khutrakul, K Choowongkomon, C Lekcharoensuk, N Petcharat, P Leckcharoensuk, P Ramasoota 62
Clinical characteristics and hospital charges among Thai children hospitalized with influenza  
W Punpanich, P Chirapanyanon, S Srisarang 75
Comparison of clinical and laboratory findings between those with pulmonary tuberculosis and those with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease  
V Thanachartwet, V Desakorn, D Duangrithi, P Chunpongthong, K Phojanamongkolkij, P Jitruckthai, Y Kasetjaroen, P Pitisuttithum 85
Spatial and temporal variations in tuberculosis incidence, Nepal  
S Kakchapati, C Choonpradub, A Lim 95
Molecular analysis of Vibrio vulnificus isolated from cockles and patients in Thailand  
W Mala, C Chomvarin, M Alam, SM Rashed, K Faksri, S Angkititrakul 103
The determination of carbapenem resistance in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates related to nosocomial infections and the evaluation of risk factors  
S Budak, O Oncul, Z Aktas, A Acar, M Ozyurt, V Turhan, Erdem H, Gorenek L 113
Detection and spread of OXA-48-producing Klebsiella oxytoca isolates in Istanbul, Turkey  
Nazik, S Aydin, R Albayrak, EA Bilgi, I Yildiz, N Kuvat, FM Kelesoglu, N Pakastiçali, F Yilmaz, Betigül Öngen 123
ELISA for brucellosis detection based on three Brucella recombinant proteins  
P Thepsuriyanont, A Intarapuk, P Chanket, W Tunyong, T Kalambaheti 130
Case report. Arcanobacterium pyogenes endocarditis: a case report and literature review  
S Chesdachai, N Larbcharoensub, T Chansoon, P Chalermsanyakorn, P Santanirand, D Chotiprasitsakul, D Ratanakorn, S Boonbaichaiyapruck 142
Distribution among Thai children of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus lacking cna, fnbA and icaAD  
U Tangchaisuriya, W Yotpanya, T Kitti, S Sitthisak 149
Clinical history and hematological findings among canines with monocytic ehrlichiosis  
W Moonarmart, S Sungpradit, T Rawangchue, K Suphaphiphat, S Suksusieng, C Jirapattharasate 157
Evaluation of nested PCR technique for detection of Pythium insidiosum in pathological specimens from patients with suspected fungal keratitis  
P Kosrirukvongs, A Chaiprasert, M Uiprasertkul, M Chongcharoen, R Banyong, T Krajaejun, W Wanachiwanawin 167
New mathematical formula for differentiating thalassemia trait and iron deficiency anemia in thalassemia prevalent area: a study in healthy school-age children  
N Sirachainan, P Iamsirirak, P Charoenkwan, P Kadegasem, P Wongwerawattanakoon, W Sasanakul, N Chansatitporn, A Chuansumrit 174
Research note. A 65 bp deletion in band 3 gene of b-thalassemia patients in Indonesia  
AM Dewajanthi, VK Lubis, SI Wanandi, D Gatot, RR Soegianto, SKU Freisleben, I Wahidiyat, H-J Freisleben 183
Research note. Prevalence and molecular characterization of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in northern Thailand  
P Charoenkwan, W Tantiprabha, S Sirichotiyakul, A Phusua, T Sanguansermsri 187
Research note. Red cell alloantibodies in Lao blood donors  
C Keokhamphoui, Y Urwijitaroon, D Kongphaly, T Thammavong 194
Environmental exposures, lung function, and respiratory health in rural Lao PDR  
JR Lopez, K Somsamouth, B Mounivong, R Sinclair, S Soret, S Knutsen, PN Singh 198
Case report. Round pneumonia in an adult  
Y Zhang, Y-S Yu, Z-H Tang, X-H Chen, G-Q Zang 207
Effects of PCSK1 genetic variants on obesity among Thai children and their family members: in relation to health risk, and biochemical and anthropometric parameters  
S Kulanuwat, B Phonrat, A Tungtrongchitr, C Limwongse, N Chongviriyaphan, R Tungtrongchitr, J Santiprabhob 214
Metabolic syndrome components and prevalence of cardiovascular disease among type 2 diabetic patients in Malaysia  
MC Tan, TW Wong, OC Ng, A Joseph, AR Hejar 226
Dental status and its impact on the quality of life of elderly in Phon Sawan, Nakhon Phanom Province  
Y Ngoenwiwatkul, S Chatrchaiwiwatana, K Chaiprakarn 236
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