Volume 39
Number 1
January 2008


Table of Contents
Efficacy of Artequick® versus artesunate-mefloquine in the treatment of acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Thailand  
N Tangpukdee, S Krudsood, V Thanachartwet, C Pengruksa, N Phophak, S Kano, G Li, GM Brittenham, S Looareesuwan, P Wilairatana 1
Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis among migrant workers from different Asian countries working in Malaysia  
BTE Chan, RN Amal, MI Noor Hayati, H Kino, N Anisah, M Norhayati, O Sulaiman, M Mohammed Abdullah, MS Fatmah, AR Roslida, G Ismail 9
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibody in Vietnamese villagers  
R Udonsom, A Lekkla, PTT Chung, PD Cam, Y Sukthana 14
Local perceptions and practices in regard to opisthorchiasis in two villages in Lao PDR  
H Strandgaard, MV Johansen, J Aagaard-Hansen, P Petlueng, N Ørnbjerg 19
The control and surveillance of filariasis in Hainan Province, China  
X Hu, S Wang, J Huang, S Lin, C Tong, S Li, W Zhen 27
The epidemiology of Dirofilaria immitis infection in outpatient dogs at Chiang Mai University small animal hospital, Thailand  
C Boonyapakorn, L Srikitjakarn, N Morakote, F Hoerchner 33
Life tables study of immature Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) during the wet and dry seasons in Penang, Malaysia  
N Aida Hashim, A Hassan Ahmad, C Salmah Md Rawi, N Abu Tahir, N Basari 39
Control of mosquito vectors of tropical infectious diseases: (1) Bioefficacy of mosquito coils containing several pyrethroids and a synergist  
Y Katsuda, S Leemingsawat, S Thongrungkiat, N Komalamisara, T Kanzaki, T Watanabe, T Kahara 48
Comparison of PanBio Dengue IgM ELISA assay with Pentax Dengue IgM-Particle Agglutination assay to evaluate factors affecting false positive results  
A Berlioz-Arthaud, A Gurusamy 55
Sequence analysis of E/NS1 gene junction of dengue virus type 2 isolated in Brunei  
O Osman, MY Fong, S Devi 62
Dengue risk factors and community participation in Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam, a household survey  
HL Phuong, PJ De Vries, C Boonshuyar, TQ Binh, NV Nam, PA Kager 79
Temporal patterns and forecast of dengue infection in northeastern Thailand  
T Silawan, P Singhasivanon, J Kaewkungwal, S Nimmanitya, W Suwonkerd 90
Predictors of unprotected sex among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China  
X Li, W Shi, D Li, Y Ruan, Y Jia, SH Vermund, X Zhang, C Wang, Y Liu, M Yu, H Xing, K Hong, Y Shao 99
Production and purification of Burkholderia pseudomallei BipD protein  
M Visutthi, S Jitsurong, W Chotigeat 109
Functional characterization of MexXY and OpmG in aminoglycoside efflux in Pseudomonas aeruginosa  
R Chuanchuen, W Wannaprasat, HP Schweizer 115
Case report. Bartonella henselae: First reported isolate in a human in Thailand  
L Paitoonpong, A Chitsomkasem, S Chantrakooptungool, S Kanjanahareutai, C Tribuddharat, S Srifuengfung 123
A study of mycobacterial species causing lymphadenitis  
VC Kishore Reddy, CE Prasad, S Aparna, S Gokhale, Anjeneyulu 130
Case report. Tuberculosis of the spleen  
S Insiripong, W Suwanreungsri 136
Validation of the LOD score compared with APACHE II score in prediction of the hospital outcome in critically ill patients  
B Khwannimit 138
Quantitation of cell-derived microparticles in plasma using flow rate based calibration  
D Nantakomol, P Chimma, NP Day, AM Dondorp, V Combes, S Krudsood, S Looareesuwan, NJ White, K Pattanapanyasat, K Chotivanich 146
Changes in incidence and sex ratio of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency by population drift in Taiwan  
Y-H Chien, N-C Lee, S-T Wu, J-J Liou, H-C Chen, W-L Hwu 154
Prevalence of overweight and self-reported chronic diseases among residents in Pulau Kundur, Kelantan, Malaysia  
S Mohd Nazri, M Kamarul Imran, I Mohd Ismail, A Ahmad Faris 162
Incidence and risk factors for nosocomial pneumonia among intubated patients in a provincial hospital, eastern Thailand  
P Luksamijarulkul, S Wisutthipate, W Kaewpan, S Saisung 168
The association of shift work and hypertension among male factory workers in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia  
S Mohd Nazri, MA Tengku, T Winn 176
The features of degenerative diseases and their association with the loss of teeth in the eldery of East Jakarta, Indonesia  
J Sudiono 184