Volume 31
Number 3
September 2000


Table of Contents  
PKC Lim 429
Malaria in Yuanyang, Yunnan, PR China - New control strategy (1992-1996)  
YQ He 431
Modeling factors influencing malaria incidence in Myanmar  
Cho-Min-Naing, S Lertmaharit, P Kamol-Ratanakul, A Saul 434
Characterization of specific monoclonal antibodies for detection of mefloquine in body fluids  
S Trisirivanich, J Laothavorn, K Na-Bangchang, S Khusmith 439
Promotion of insecticide-treated mosquito nets in Myanmar  
Khin Lin, Soe Aung, Saw Lwin, Hla Min, Nwe Nwe Aye, R Webber 444
Epidemiology of human geohelminth infections (ascariasis, trichuriasis and necatoriasis) in Lushui and Puer counties, Yunnan Province, PR China  
LL Zhang, BX Zhang, H Tao, SH Xiao, P Hotez, B Zhan, YZ Li, Y Li, HC Xue, J Hawdon, H Yu, HZ Wang, Z Feng 448
Prevalence of soil-transmitted helminth infections in the rural population of Bali, Indonesia  
DP Widjana, P Sutisna 454
Efficacy of multiple dose mebendazole against trichuriasis in Thai and Karen patients  
P Nontasut, J Waikagul, S Yamput, C Muennoo 460
The effects of Trichinella spiralis infection on renal function in rats  
P Hiranyachattada, S Hiranyachattada, S Nualplub, S Pubumpen, P Nontasut 463
The role of health education for schistosomiasis control in heavy endemic area of Poyang Lake region, PR China  
GH Hu, DD Lin, SJ Zhang, XJ Zen, ZH Kang, GJ Cheng 467
Comparative yield of different respiratory samples for diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii infections in HIV-seropositive and seronegative individuals in India  
BR Mirdha, R Guleria 473
Compostela Valley : A new endemic focus for Capillariasis philippinensis  
VY Belizario, WU de Leon, DG Esparar, JM Galang, J Fantone, C Verdadero 478
Safety and immunogenicity of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine in children born to HIV-1 infected women  
P Thaithumyanon, U Thisyakorn, S Punnahitananda, P Praisuwanna, K Ruxrungtham 482
A post-marketing surveillance study of a combined diphtheria, tetanus, whole-cell pertussis, and hepatitis B vaccine in the Philippines  
J Ducusin, E Dayrit, A Simbulan, A Tuazon 487
Multiple mutations in the rpoB gene of Mycobacterium leprae strains from leprosy patients in Thailand  
P Ramasoota, W Wongwit, P Sampunachot, K Unnarat, M Ngamying, SB Svenson 493
Evaluation of susceptibility status of invasive pneumococcal isolates to various antibiotics and risk factors associated with invasive penicillin-nonsusceptible pneumococcal infection : Bangkok 1997-1998  
K Chokepaibulkit, S Srifuengfung, J Mingbanjerdsuk, K Tosasuk, N Vanprapar, S Chearskul, C Dhiraputra 498
Community acquired-bacterial meningitis in adults  
V Chotmongkol, C Techoruangwiwat 506
Rapid diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion using polymerase chain reaction  
W Reechaipichitkul, V Lulitanond, S Sungkuree, B Patjanasoontorn 509
Introduction of a rapid dipstick assay for the detection of leptospira-specific immunoglobulin M antibodies in the laboratory diagnosis of leptospirosis in a hospital in Makassar, Indonesia  
M Hatta, HL Smits, GC Gussenhoven, J Gooskens 515
Causes of fever in children with first febrile seizures : how common are human herpesvirus-6 and dengue virus infections?  
C Pancharoen, T Chansongsakul, P Bhattarakosol 521
IgM-capture ELISA of serum samples collected from Filipino dengue patients  
CC Buerano, IN Ibrahim, RC Conteras, F Hasebe, Dengue Network Philippines, RR Matias, FF Natividad, A Igarashi 524
Hepatitis B and C virus infection among adult women in Jilin Province, China : An urban-rural com-parision in prevalence of infection markers  
ZW Zhang, S Shimbo, JB Qu, ZM Liu, XC Cai, LQ Wang, T Watanabe, H Nakatsuka, N Matsuda-Inoguchi, K Higashikawa, M Ikeda 530
Clostridium difficile infections in HIV-positive patients  
S Wongwanich, S Ramsiri, M Kusum, P Warachit 537
Peritonitis complicating acute peritoneal dialysis in northeast Malaysia  
MD Kamaliah, Y Roziawati 540
Illness experience and coping with gynecological cancer among northeast Thai female patients  
A Ratanasiri, P Boonmongkon, P Upayokin, P Pengsaa, V Vatanasapt 547
Management model of community participative rabies vaccine fund  
P Tridech, S Liumwarangkul 554
HLA class II alleles in Japanese patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma  
O Nathalang, N Tatsumi, M Hino, T Yamane, T Sriphaisal 556
Prevention and control of thalassemia in Ramathibodi Hospital, Thailand  
A Jaovisidha, S Ajjimarkorn, P Panburana, O Somboonsub, Y Herabutya, R Rungsiprakarn 561
Establishing gas chromatography-mass spectrometry to diagnose organic acidemias in Thailand  
V Shotelersuk, S Srivuthana, S Wacharasindhu, V Dhamcharee, S Jaruratanasirikul, S Pangkanon, V Kaewpaluek, S Aroonparkmongkol 566
Prevalence of infectious diseases and drug abuse among Bangladeshi workers  
MAK Rumi, MA Siddiqui, MA Salam, MR Iqbal, MG Azam, AK Chowdhury, AYM Habibullah Khan, KN Hasan, MS Hassan 571
Respiratory health of rice millers in Kelantan, Malaysia  
R Musa, L Naing, Z Ahmad, Y Kamarul 575
Dietary fluoride intake of children aged 3-7 years in remote areas of Thailand  
S Chuckpaiwong, S Nakornchai, R Surarit, S Soo-ampon, R Kasetsuwan 579
Fluoride analysis of human milk in remote area of Thailand  
S Chuckpaiwong, S Nakornchai, R Surarit, S Soo-ampon 583
Urine trans, trans-muconic acid determination for monitoring of benzene exposure in mechanics  
J Suwansaksri, V Wiwanitkit 587
Pharmaceutical sector in transition - A cross sectional study in Vietnam  
T Falkenberg, NT Binh, M Larsson, NT Do, G Tomson 590
Community-based self-reported symptoms of antepartum morbidities; the health burden and care-seeking patterns of rural Bangladeshi women  
MEEK Chowdhury, HH Akhter, V Chongsuvivatwong 598
Research Note : Improvement of growth of Plasmodium falciparum fresh clinical isolates by using an established serum-free medium, git  
T Furuta, M Kimura, T Tsunoda, T Kikuchi, S Kojima 606
Research Note : A study on attitude towards blood donation among people in a rural district, Thailand  
V Wiwanitkit 609