Volume 39
Number 3
May 2008


Table of Contents  
Whole genome sequences of H5N1 influenza A virus isolated from a little grebe in Thailand  
N Naksupan, D Sanguansermsri, R Wongvilairat, PR Niumsup, S Pongcharoen, P Chamnanpood, C Chamnanpood, P Sanguansermsri 373
Case report. A fatal case of spontaneous rupture of the spleen due to dengue virus infection : case report and review  
A Pungjitprapai, T Tantawichien 383
Genetic differences of E gene of a Thai strain of Japanese encephalitis virus that determine small plaque size phenotype but not neurovirulence in suckling mice  
S Lorroengsil, A Chen, M Sällberg, S Pantuwatana 387
Genotypes of hepatitis B virus among children in Chiang Mai, Thailand  
P Jutavijittum, A Yousukh, Y Jiviriyawat, W Kunachiwa, K Toriyama 394
Management of enteroviral conjunctivitis outbreaks in the Singapore military in 2005  
AE Ong, P Dashraath, VJ Lee 398
Gender differences in KAP related to HIV/AIDS among freshmen in Afghan universities  
A Basir Mansoor, W Fungladda, J Kaewkungwal, W Wongwit 404
Characterization of class 1 integrons with unusual 3´ conserved region from Salmonella enterica isolates  
R Chuanchuen, C Koowatananukul, S Khemtong 419
Prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and class 1 integron integrase gene INTI1 in Escherichia coli from Thai patients and healthy adults  
P Pongpech, P Naenna, Y Taipobsakul, C Tribuddharat, S Srifuengfung 425
Diarrhea among children admitted to a private tertiary-care hospital, Bangkok, Thailand: a case series  
P Pruksananonda, K Athirakul, M Worawattanakul, W Varavithya, A Pisithpun, D Kitayaporn, S Anuras 434
Immune responses of selected phagotopes from monoclonal antibodies of Burkholderia pseudomallei  
N Na-ngam, T Kalambaheti, P Ekpo, P Pitaksajjakul, N Jamornthanyawat, N Chantratita, S Sirisinha, V Thamlikitkul, W Chaicumpa, M Yamabhai, P Ramasoota 443
Case report. Human Chromobacterium violaceum infection in Southeast Asia: case reports and literature review  
A Jitmuang 452
Antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from patients with respiratory tract infections in Thailand  
S Srifuengfung, C Tribuddharat, P Champreeda, J Daniels, K Chokephaibulkit, N Wongwan, P Polwichai 461
Research note. Molecular typing of clinical Staphylococcus aureus isolates from northern India using coagulase gene PCR-RFLP  
HK Tiwari, D Sapkota, A Gaur, JP Mathuria, A Singh, MR Sen 467
Four is better than nine. A combined diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-hepatitis B-Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine for routine immunization in Malaysia  
S-L Wong, P Soosai, Y-L Teoh, H-H Han, I Lefevre, HL Bock 474
Cloning and heterologous expression of Cryptococcus neoformans CNSRB1 CDNA in Saccharomyces cerevisiae  
S Warit, LI Stateva, P Palittapongarnpim 484
Significance of isolation and drug susceptibility testing of non-Candida albicans species causing oropharyngeal candidiasis in HIV patients  
SD Nadagir, SK Chunchanur, LH Halesh, K Yasmeen, MR Chandrasekhar, BS Patil 492
Ticks (Ixodidae) and other ectoparasites in Ulu Muda forest reserve, Kedah, Malaysia  
A Mariana, Z Zuraidawati, TM Ho, B Mohd Kulaimi, I Saleh, MN Shukor, MS Shahrul-Anuar 496
Research note. Residual activity of benzyl benzoate against Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Acari: Pyroglyphidae)  
ZA Suhaili, TM Ho 507
Short report. Detection of Cryptosporidium parvum in HIV-infected patients in Malaysia using a molecular approach  
AR Zaidah, YY Chan, H Siti Asma, S Abdullah, AR Nurhaslindawati, M Salleh, M Zeehaida, P Lalitha, M Mustafa, M Ravichandran 511
Treatment of eosinophilia with albendazole  
S Insiripong, N Siriyakorn 517
Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis at a regional hospital in Thailand  
T Wiwatworapan, T Anantasetagoon 521
Treatment-seeking behaviors and improvement in adherence to treatment regimen of tuberculosis patients using intensive triad-model program, Thailand  
B Chimbanrai, W Fungladda, J Kaewkungwal, U Silachamroon 526
Village health volunteer participation in tuberculosis control in southern Thailand  
B Phomborphub, P Pungrassami, T Boonkitjaroen 542
Assessing the sensitivity of surveillance for pneumonia in rural Thailand  
S Chamany, C Burapat, Y Wannachaiwong, K Limpakarnjanarat, N Premsri, ER Zell, SF Dowell, DR Feikin, SJ Olsen 549
Efficacy of clofibrate on severe neonatal jaundice associated with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (A randomized clinical trial)  
Y Zahedpasha, M Ahmadpour-Kacho, M Hajiahmadi, S Naderi, AA Kamali 557
Reliability and validity of the Vietnamese version of the Pregnancy Physical Activity Questionnaire (PPAQ)  
E Ota, M Haruna, H Yanai, M Suzuki, DD Anh, M Matsuzaki, LH Tho, K Ariyoshi, SA Yeo, S Murashima 562
Blood pre-donation deferrals - A teaching hospital experience  
Y Rabeya, M Rapiaah, H Rosline, SA Ahmed, WA Zaidah, TM Roshan 571