Volume 39
Number 5
September 2008


Table of Contents
Splenic complications in Malaria: a case series  
B Gireesh Kumar, MA Shetty, Chakrapani 791
Cross-sectional study of Trichinella spp in pigs in CDR, Nepal using pepsin digestion and ELISA serology  
SK Karn, F Hörchner, L Srikitjakarn, M Baumann, K Nöckler 795
Case report. Spinal gnathostomiasis resembling an intrinsic cord tumor/myelitis in a 4-year-old boy  
K Bunyaratavej, W Pongpunlert, S Jongwutiwes, S Likitnukul 800
Case report. Hypereosinophilia and abdominopulmonary gnathostomiasis  
PM Intapan, N Morakote, K Chansung, W Maleewong 804
Prevalence of Linguatula serrata in domestic ruminants in South India  
R Ravindran, B Lakshmanan, C Ravishankar, H Subramanian 808
Persistency of transovarial dengue virus in Aedes aegypti (Linn.)  
A Rohani, I Zamree, RT Joseph, HL Lee 813
Antigen sandwich ELISA predicts RT-PCR detection of dengue virus genome in infected culture fluids of Aedes albopictus C6/36 cells  
CC Buerano, FF Natividad, RC Contreras, IN Ibrahim, MNM Mangada, F Hasebe, S Inoue, RR Matias, A Igarashi 817
Six months of Aedes aegypti control with a novel controlled-release formulation of pyriproxyfen in domestic water storage containers in Cambodia  
Chang MS, T Setha, J Nealon, D Socheat, MB Nathan 822
Identification of Anopheles minimus complex and related species in Vietnam  
DM Cuong, NTH Van, LQ Tao, TL Chau, LN Anh, NX Thanh, RD Cooper 827
Serum ferritin levels in children with dengue infection  
W Chaiyaratana, A Chuansumrit, K Atamasirikul, K Tangnararatchakit 832
Genetic characterization of nonstructural genes of H5N1 avian influenza viruses isolated in Thailand in 2004-2005  
N Suwannakhon, S Pookorn, D Sanguansermsri, C Chamnanpood, P Chamnanpood, R Wongvilairat, S Pongcharoen, PR Niumsup, D Kunthalert, P Sanguansermsri 837
Epidemiology of intussusception in Malaysia: a three-year review  
LG Chan, HSS Amar Singh, R Nallusamy, YL Teoh, TL Ng, HL Bock 848
Serum levels of MIP-1β and RANTES in HIV-1 subtype CRF01_AE infected patients with different rates of disease progression  
T Chuenchitra, C Wasi, M de Souza, S Nitayaphan, S Louisirirotchanakul, R Sutthent, AE Brown, DL Birx, VR Polonis 856
Research note. Compliance with hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infection screening among HIV-1 infected patients in a resource-limited setting  
S Sungkanuparph, P Wongprasit, W Manosuthi, K Atamasirikul 863
Changes in STI services following a community based STI-intervention project in Cambodia  
N O’Farrell, P Sano, S Sopheap, LS Heng, LP Sun, MC Vun, K Fylkesnes, P Godwin 867
Association of ompU gene in Vibrio cholerae from patients and environment with bile resistance  
C Chomvarin, W Jumroenjit, K Chaicumpar, W Namwat 876
Is oral penicillin an effective chemoprophylaxis against leptospirosis? a placebo controlled field study in the Kandy District, Sri Lanka  
VLU Illangasekera, SAM Kularatne, PVR Kumarasiri, DMURK Pussepitiya, MDN Premaratne 882
In vitro activities of 28 antimicrobial agents against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from a clinical setting in Malaysia  
V Neela, M Sasikumar, GR Ghaznavi, S Zamberi, S Mariana 885
Salivary secretory IgA, pH, flow rates, mutans streptococci and Candida in children with rampant caries  
S Thaweboon, B Thaweboon, S Nakornchai, S Jitmaitree 893
Growth velocity in transfusion dependent prepubertal thalassemia patients: results from a thalassemia center in Malaysia  
A Hamidah, MI Arini, AL Zarina, SZ Zulkifli, R Jamal 900
Assessment of a self-deferral form for screening blood donors, Chiang Mai University Hospital, Thailand  
L Thaikruea, N Nantachit, N Leetrakool, L Fongsatitkul , P Sompan , A Heaton, KE Nelson 906
A comparative study of thyroid hormone levels in diabetic and non-diabetic patients  
S Islam, S Yesmine, SA Khan, NH Alam, S Islam 913
Research note. Angiotensin-1 converting enzyme I/D gene polymorphism: scenario in Malaysia  
JJ Jayapalan, S Muniandy, SP Chan 917
Current prevalence and predictors of protein-energy malnutrition among schoolchildren in rural Peninsular Malaysia  
MS Hesham Al-Mekhlafi, J Surin, AS Atiya, WA Ariffin, AK Mohammed Mahdy, H Che Abdullah 922
Risk of dyslipidemia in relation to level of physical activity among Thai professional and office workers  
C Dancy, V Lohsoonthorn, MA Williams 932