Volume 38
Number 4
July 2007


Table of Contents
In vitro and in vivo antiplasmodial activity and cytotoxicity of extracts of Phyllanthus niruri L. herbs traditionally used to treat malaria in Indonesia  
Mustofa, EN Sholikhah, S Wahyuono 609
Case report. Concurrent salmonella bacteremia in P. vivax infection - a report of 2 cases at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Thailand  
W Piyaphanee, R Issarachaikul, P Soontarach, U Silachamroon 616
Use of rK39 for diagnosis of post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis in Nepal  
ML Das, M Deb, BMS Karki, M Sarif, B Khanal, SK Bhattacharya, S Agrawal, S Koirala 619
Epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic features of pediatric kala-azar  
KM Rahim, MM Ashkan 626
Presentation and endoscopic management of biliary ascariasis  
S Alam, G Mustafa, N Ahmad, M Khan 631
Case report. Granulomatous, hepatolithiasis and hepatomegaly caused by Capillaria hepatica infection: first case report of Thailand  
S Tesana, A Puapairoj, O-T Saeseow 636
Larvicidal efficacy of new formulations of temephos in non-woven sachets against larvae of Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) in water-storage containers  
A Tawatsin, U Thavara, J Chompoosri, P Bhakdeenuan, P Asavadachanukorn 641
Ecology of vector mosquitoes in Sri Lanka – suggestions for future mosquito control in rice ecosystems  
J Yasuoka, R Levins 646
Research note. Intertidal snail-trematode communities on the southern Thailand before and after the South Asia tsunami  
M Harada, P Sri-aroon, C Lohachit, C Fujimoto, Arif-Ul- Hasan, R Itaki, S Suguri, Y Chusongsang, P Chusongsang 658
Repellent activity of essential oils against cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattidae, Blattellidae, Blaberidae) in Thailand  
U Thavara, A Tawatsin, P Bhakdeenuan, P Wongsinkongman, T Boonruad, J Bansiddhi, P Chavalittumrong, N Komalamisra, P Siriyasatien, MS Mulla 663
Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections among Lao blood donors  
P Jutavijittum, A Yousukh, B Samountry, K Samountry, A Ounavong, T Thammavong, J Keokhamphue, K Toriyama 674
Factors for predicting successful immune response of hepatitis B vaccination in HIV-1 infected patients  
P Ungulkraiwit, Y Jongjirawisan, K Atamasirikul, S Sungkanuparph 680
Research note. Torquetenovirus infection among northeastern Thai blood donors  
Y Urwijitaroon, S Barusrux, K Chunlertlith, P Mairiang, H Yoshimura 686
Case report. A rapidly fatal case of Paton-Valentine leukocidin positive Staphylococcus aureus necrotizing pneumonia in an HIV-infected patient  
P Chetchotisakd, S Anunnatsiri, S Puapermpoonsiri, C Prariyachatgul, J Chumpol 690
Evaluation of lipid peroxidation product, nitrite and antioxidant levels in newly diagnosed and two months follow-up patients with pulmonary tuberculosis  
M Lamsal, N Gautam, N Bhatta, BD Toora, SK Bhattacharya, N Baral 695
Case report. Multiple Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections in an HIV-infected patient  
AGM van der Zanden, Z Rahim, G Fedder, J Vos-van Adrichem, FW Sebens, FGC Heilmann, D van Soolingen 704
Characterization of Mycobacterium africanum subtype I among cows in a dairy farm in Bangladesh using spoligotyping  
Z Rahim, M Möllers, A te Koppele-Vije, J de Beer, K Zaman, MA Matin, M Kamal, R Raquib, D van Soolingen, MA Baqi, FGC Heilmann, AGM van der Zanden 706
Typing of Thai clinical isolates of Mycobacterium leprae and analysis of leprosy transmission by polymorphism of tandem repeats  
S Srisungngam, J Rudeeaneksin, S Wattanpokayakit, S Pasadorn, R Tragoolpua, S Suwanrit, P Sawanpanyalert, B Phetsuksiri 714
Genetic variations in Aeromonas hydrophila isolates from clinical and environmental sources in Thailand  
S Korbsrisate, S Trakulsomboon, S Damnin, J Gatedee, OA Ratchtrachenchai, A Leelaporn, B Eampokalap, C Gongviseisoog, S Suparak 721
Research note. Detection of Campylobacter in duck using standard culture method and multiplex polymerase chain reaction  
S Boonmar, S Yingsakmongkon, T Songserm, P Hanhaboon, W Passadurak 728
Research note. Five-year study of antimicrobial susceptibility and β-lactamase production in Haemophilu influenzae  
S Srifuengfung, M Chayakulkeeree, K Chokephaibulkit, C Tribuddharat 732
Syndromic management training for non-formal care providers in Pakistan improves quality of care for sexually transmitted diseases STD care: a randomized clinical trial  
SA Shah, S Kristensen, MA Memon, HL White, SH Vermund 737
Suction clearance and 2% topical miconazole versus the same combination with acidic drops in the treatment of otomycosis  
K Kiakojuri, MRH Roushan, SAA Sepidgar 749
Prevalence of domestic violence during pregnancy in a Turkish community  
SE Deveci, Y Acik, C Gulbayrak, M Tokdemir, A Ayar 754
Quality of life of road accident head-injured patients after craniotomy  
A Chaikoolvatana, S Sripech 761
Rehydration with sodium-enriched coconut water after exercise-induced dehydration  
I Ismail, R Singh, RG Sirisinghe 769