Volume 33
Number 4
December 2002


Table of Contents  
Editorial: Malaria genomics and disease control  
C Kidson 669
The clinical and epidemiological features of childhood malaria in a moderately endemic area of Sri Lanka  
SD Fernando, AR Wickremasinghe 671
Use of routinely collected past surveillance data in identifying and mapping high-risk areas in a malaria endemic area of Sri Lanka  
AR Wickremasinghe, DM Gunawardena, STC Mahawithanage 678
Research note: Proguanil plus sulfamethoxazole in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria  
CJF Fontes, LC Ribeiro, LW Pang 685
Research note: Plasmodium malariae in East Timor  
R Bragonier, P Nasveld, A Auliffe 689
Research note: Trypsin and aminopeptidase activities in blood-fed females Anopheles dirus (Diptera: Culicidae) of differing susceptibility to Plasmodium yoelii nigeriensis  
P Somboon, L Prapanthadara 691
Biting behavior and seasonal variation in the abundance of Anopheles minimus species A and C in Thailand  
RT Rwegoshora, RG Sharpe, KJ Baisley, P Kittayapong 694
Relative abundance of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera : Culicidae) with reference to infection and infectivity rate from the rural and urban areas of East and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh, India  
US Murty, KSK Sai, DVRS Kumar, K Sriram, KM Rao, D Krishna, BSN Murty 702
Single-dose therapy for giardiasis in school-age children  
K Pengsaa, K Limkittikul, C Pojjaroenanant, K Lapphra, C Sirivichayakul, P Wisetsing, P Nantha-aree, P Chanthavanich 711
Prevalence of Sarcocystis infection in horses in Mongolia  
M Fukuyo, G Battsetseg, B Byambaa 718
Schistosoma japonicum strains : differentiation by RAPD and SSR-PCR  
A Nui, Y Xiong, Y Feng 720
Intestinal parasites in children with diarrhea in Delhi, India  
R Kaur, D Rawat, M Kakkar, B Uppal, VK Sharma 725
The endoscopic diagnosis of intestinal capillariasis in a child : A case report  
L Wongsawasdi, N Ukarapol, N Lertprasertsuk 730
Diversity of mollusks in the Lam Ta Khong reservoir, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand  
S Tesana 733
Seroprevalence of melioidosis in dairy cattle in Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand  
L Srikitjakarn, A Sirimalaisuwan, R Khattiya, K Krueasukhon, M Mekaprateep 739
Antibody response in typhoid fever in endemic Indonesia and the relevance of serology and culture to diagnosis  
M Hatta, H Mubin, T Abdoel, HL Smits 742
Bacterial enteric pathogens in children with acute dysentery in Thailand : increasing importance of quinolone-resistant Campylobacter  
L Bodhidatta, N Vithayasai, B Eimpokalarp, C Pitarangsi, O Serichantalergs, DW Isenbarger 752
Evaluation of different primers for detecting mecA gene by PCR in comparison with phenotypic methods for discrimination of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus  
T Siripornmongcolchai, C Chomvarin, K Chaicumpar, T Limpaiboon, C Wongkhum 758
Blood culture isolates from children admitted to Medical Unit III, Yangon Children’s Hospital, 1998  
TN Shwe, MM Nyein, W Yi, A Mon 764
Isolation and PCR detection of rickettsiae from clinical and rodent samples in Malaysia  
ST Tay, MY Rohani, S Devi 772
Septic shock secondary to scrub typhus : characteristics and complications  
LC Thap, W Supanaranond, S Treeprasertsuk, S Kitvatanachai, S Chinprasatsak, B Phonrat 780
Borrelia burgdorferi (strain B. afzelii) antibodies among Malaysian blood donors and patients  
ST Tay, M Kamalanathan, MY Rohani 787
A serological survey of arboviral diseases among the human population of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India  
VS Padbidri, NS Wairagkar, GD Joshi, UB Umarani, AR Risbud, DL Gaikwad, SS Bedekar, AD Divekar, FM Rodrigues 794
Prevalence of West Nile virus infection in India  
JP Thakare, TLG Rao, VS Padbidri 801
Risk factors for hypoxemia and respiratory failure in respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis  
PWK Chan, FYL Lok, SB Khatijah 806
Congenital hearing impairment assosicated with rubella : lessons from Bangladesh  
MM Rahman, AM Khan, MM Hafiz, FMH Ronny, S Ara, SK Chowdhury, SS Nazir, WI Khan 811
Prevalence of HIV-1 drug resistance in antiretroviral-naive pregnant Thai women  
S Auswinporn, E Jenwitheesuk, P Panburana, S Sirinavin, A Vibhagool, W Chantratita 818
The spectrum of HIV-related disease in rural central Thailand  
D Inverarity, Q Bradshaw, P Wright, A Grant 822
Assessment of current epidemiological status of viral hepatitis in Guangdong Province, China  
P Huang, G Ye, J Zhong, Q Sha 832
The prevalence of viral hepatitis among the Hmong people of Northern Thailand  
S Louisirirotchanakul, KSA Myint, B Srimee, C Kanoksinsombat, C Khamboonruang, P Kunstadter, C Wasi 837
Etiology of endemic viral hepatitis in urban North India  
R Kaur, R Gur, N Berry, P Kar 845
Research note: Prevalence and genotypes of hepatitis C virus infection among drug addicts and blood donors in Thailand  
V Verachai, T Thutiprawan, A Theamboonlers, T Chinchai, S Tanprasert, BL Haagmans, ADME Osterhaus, Y Poovorawan 849
Levels of serum vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in measles  
K Ohnishi, Y Kato 852
Hemoglobinopathies among five major ethnic groups in Karachi, Pakistan  
R Ghani, MA Manji, N Ahmed 855
The validation of an automated liquid chromatography system for the diagnosis of thalassemias and hemoglobinopathies  
S Sangkitporn, P Pung-amritt, SK Sangkitporn, A Sangnoi, VS Tanphaichitr 862
Factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A mutations in Thai patients awaiting kidney transplant  
P Arnutti, O Nathalang, S Cowawintaweewat, W Prayoonwiwat, P Choovichian 869
Hematologic abnormalities in recurrent oral ulceration  
K Thongprasom, P Youngnak, V Aneksuk 872
Research note: High urine ttMA levels among fishermen from a Thai rural village  
S Thummachinda, S Kaewpongsri, V Wiwanitkit, J Suwansaksri 878