Volume 34
Number 3
September 2003


Table of Contents  
Sensitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay with urine samples : a tool for surveillance of schistosomiasis japonica  
M Itoh, N Ohta, T Kanazawa, Y Nakajima, M Sho, M Minai, Z Daren, Y Chen, H He, YK He, Z Zhong 469
Field assessment of recombinant Schistosoma japonicum 26 kDa glutathione S-transferase in Chinese water buffaloes  
YK He, SX Liu, XY Zhang, GC Song, XS Luo, YS Li, YX Xu, XL Yu, Y Li, XY Hou, DP McManus 473
Antioxidant enzyme levels in the erythrocytes of riboflavin-deficient and Trichinella spiralis-infected rats  
P Tumkiratiwong, R Tungtrongchitr, P Migasena, P Pongpaew, W Rojekittikhun, N Vudhivai, A Tungtrongchitr, B Phonrat, S Nuamtanong 480
Trend of malaria incidence in highly endemic provinces along the Thai borders, 1991- 2001  
S Konchom, P Singhasivanon, J Kaewkungwal, S Chupraphawan, K Thimasarn, C Kidson, C Rojanawatsirivet, S Yimsamran, S Looareesuwan 486
Distribution of two species of malaria, Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax, on Lombok Island, Indonesia  
Y Nagao, YP Dachlan , Soedarto, S Hidajati, S Yotopranoto, Kusmartisnawati, S Subekti, B Ideham, Y Tsuda, M Kawabata, M Takagi, S Looareesuwan 495
Malaria, leprosy and dapsone  
K Saha, L Kapoor, VM Arora, D Chattopadhya 501
Some entomological observations on temporal and spatial distribution of malaria vectors in three villages in northwestern Thailand using a geographic information system  
R Sithiprasasna, KJ Linthicum, GJ Liu, JW Jones, P Singhasivanon 505
Use of GIS-based spatial modeling approach to characterize the spatial patterns of malaria mosquito vector breeding habitats in northwestern Thailand  
R Sithiprasasna, KJ Linthicum, GJ Liu, JW Jones, P Singhasivanon 517
Larval habitats and distribution patterns of Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) and Aedes albopictus (Skuse), in Thailand  
T Chareonviriyaphap, P Akratanakul, S Nettanomsak, S Huntamai 529
Monitoring the therapeutic efficacy of antimalarials against uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Thailand  
C Rojanawatsirivej, S Vijaykadga, I Amklad, P Wilairatna, S Looareesuwan 536
Six-years monitoring the efficacy of the combination of artesunate and mefloquine for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria  
Y Wattanakoon, S Chittamas, V Pornkulprasit, T Kanda, K Thimasarn, C Rojanawatsirivej, S Looareesuwan, D Bunnag 542
In vitro susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum isolates to chloroquine and mefloquine in southeastern Mindanao Island, the Philippines  
T Hatabu, S Kawazu, J Suzuki, RF Valenzuela, EA Villacorte, M Suzuki, PT Rivera, S Kano 546
Research note: Lack of in vitro effect of ivermectin on Plasmodium falciparum  
P Nasveld, B Russell, B Kotecka, K Rieckmann 552
NS2a-NS2b sequence analysis of DEN-4 virus strains  
H Yao, M Fang, W Zhao, F Duan, L Lin, C Chen 554
A glance at the von Willebrand factor in dengue virus infection  
PS Basuki 559
Seroepidemiological survey among schoolchildren during the 2000-2001 dengue outbreak of Ratchaburi Province, Thailand  
W Tuntaprasart, P Barbazan, N Nitatpattana, Y Rongsriyam, S Yoksan, JP Gonzalez 564
Sero-epidemiological study of hepatitis A virus infection among hill-tribe youth and household environmental sanitation, a hill-tribe community in northern Thailand  
P Luksamijarulkul, S Tongpradit, P Vatanasomboon, F Utrarachkij 569
Pneumocystis carinii infection among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected Myanmar patients  
Kay-Thwe-Han, Rai-Mra, Htin-Aung-Saw, Ye-Htut, Wynn-Naing 577
High frequency of HIV-1 and hepatitis C co-infection among young Thai men: evidence for a changing pattern of HIV transmission in Thailand  
P Chanbancherd, RM Paris, K Torugsa, M de Souza, Khin-Saw-Aye-Myint, A Chitpong, AE Brown 580
Case report: Rectal prolapse associated with cytomegalovirus pseudomembranous colitis in a child infected by human immunodeficiency virus  
C Pancharoen, S Likitnukul, V Chongsrisawat, B Vivatvekin, P Bhattarakosol, P Suwangool, U Thisyakorn 583
Prevalence of Parvovirus B19 infection in Thai young adults  
P Bhattarakosol, C Pancharoen, E Kowitdamrong, R Thammaborvorn, V Mungmee 585
Immunogenicity and safety of a varicella vaccine, Okavax™, and a trivalent measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, MMR-II™, administered concomitantly in healthy Filipino children aged 12-24 months  
S Gatchalian, D Leboulleux, E Desauziers, N Bermal, C Borja-Tabora 589
Progress and challenges toward poliomyelitis eradication in Indonesia  
Ismoedijanto 598
Vomiting, abdominal distention and early feeding of banana (Musa paradisiaca) in neonates  
H Wiryo, M Hakimi, AS Wahab, P Soeparto 608
Airlangga scoring system for prediction of dehydration in diarrheal patients  
SM Sudarmo, RG Ranuh, Irwanto, P Soeparto 615
Antibiotic resistance, plasmid profile and RAPD-PCR analysis of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) clinical isolates  
KF Wan, S Radu, YK Cheah, PG Benjamin, CMWV Ling, SF Hon, A Harun, SK Lo, PK Liew 620
Stability of meropenem in normal saline solution after storage at room temperature  
S Jaruratanasirikul, S Sriwiriyajan 627
Comparison of the effectiveness of baits used in traps for adult fly collection  
N Boonchu, S Piangjai, KL Sukontason, K Sukontason 630
Case report: Breakthrough neurological manifestation during appropriate antituberculous therapy of miliary tuberculosis  
R Lolekha, K Chokephaibulkit, N Vanprapar, W Phongsamart, S Chearskul 634
Case report: Cerebral infarction and cerebral salt wasting syndrome in a patient with tuberculous meningoencephalitis  
KL Loo, R Ramachandran, BJ Abdullah, SK Chow, EML Goh, SS Yeap 636
A simple method for extraction and purification of genomic DNA from dried blood spots on filter paper  
S Chaisomchit, R Wichajarn, S Chowpreecha, W Chareonsiriwatana 641
Comparative study of anti-double stranded DNA detection by ELISA and Crithidia luciliae immunofluorescence  
K Janyapoon, P Jivakanont, K Choosang, R Surbrsing, V Charoenying, S Baithong 646
Human anion exchanger1 mutations and distal renal tubular acidosis  
P Yenchitsomanus 651
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and diabetes on Guam: changing patterns of chronic disease in an island community  
RL Haddock, KM Chen 659
Health seeking behavior among insured persons under the social security act, 1990  
Y Sirisinsuk, W Fungladda, P Sighasivanon, J Kaewkungwal, S Ratanawijitrasin 662
Health-related quality of life after hip fracture in the elderly  
J Jongjit, L Komsopapong, P Songjakkaew, R Kongsakon 670
Platelet fatty acids in coronary heart disease, dyslipidemia, hypertension and healthy controls  
K Hongtong, D Boonnim, R Pakpeankitwatana, T Harnroongroj, Y Chantaranipapong, S Changbumrung 675
The validity of peer responses as a tool for screening at-risk students: a preliminary analysis  
K Vitsupakorn, S Teerawatsakul, J Suwanteerangkul, S Pattamapun 682
Report on blood cholinesterase among vegetable growers  
S Soogarun, V Wiwanitkit, J Suwansaksri 687