Volume 36
Number 1
January 2005


Table of Contents  
Malaria in Indonesia: a summary of recent research into its environmental relationship  
P Dale, N Sipe, S Anto, B Hutajulu, E Ndoen, M Papayungan, A Saikhu, YT Prabowa 1
IKONOS-derived malaria transmission risk in northwestern Thailand  
R Sithiprasasna, DM Ugsang, K Honda, JW Jones, P Singhasivanon 14
Pharmacokinetics of the four combination regimens of dihydroartemisinin/mefloquine in acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria  
K Na-Bangchang, A Thanavibul, P Tippawangkosol, J Karbwang 23
Investigation of bioavailability, pharmacokinetics and safety of new pediatric formulations of artesunate and mefloquine  
L Chanthap, R Tsuyuoka, K Na-Bangchang, N Nivanna, D Suksom, T Sovannarith, D Socheat 34
A rapid method to assess the coverage of the mass drug administration of diethylcarbamazine in the program to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in India  
BV Babu 44
Water quality and breeding habitats of Anopheline mosquito in northwestern Thailand  
A Kengluecha, P Singhasivanon, M Tiensuwan, JW Jones, R Sithiprasasna 46
Mark-release-recapture experiments with Anopheles saperoi (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Yona Forest, northern Okinawa, Japan  
MM Fabian, T Toma, A Tsuzuki, S Saita, I Miyagi 54
Analysis of salivary gland proteins of the mosquito Armigeres subalbatus  
P Siriyasatien, K Tangthongchaiwiriya, N Jariyapan, S Kaewsaitiam, Y Poovorawan, U Thavara 64
Prevalence of intestinal parasites among members of the public in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  
I Jamaiah, M Rohela 68
Development of the rapid and simplified ELISA (whole blood-ELISA) using samples of Schistosoma japonicum-infected human whole blood  
Y Hirose, M Kirinoki, IL Lipayon, BL Blas, Y Chigusa, H Matsuda 72
Comparative study on rapid dot-immunogold staining and two immunogold silver staining assays for diagnosing schistosomiasis japonica  
Y Liu, W Du, K Zheng, L Fu, M Chen 79
Effect of antisense-SGTPs on the glucose uptake of the blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni: observations in adult worms and schistosomula  
W Wongwit, E Rivera, L-F Tao 83
Hybridization of Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma japonicum in mice  
PC Fan, LH Lin 89
Infectivity and development of the human strain of Hymenolepis nana in ICR mice  
PC Fan 97
A survey of helminths in cyprinoid fish from the Mae Ngad Somboonchon Reservoir, Chiang Mai Province, THailand  
K Boonchot, C Wongsawad 103
Development and evaluation of a latex agglutination test for the rapid diagnosis of scrub typhus  
V Wongchotigul, S Waicharoen, S Riengrod, S Chimsumang, J Rattanadakul, S Chinprasatsak 108
Elevation of serum transcobalamin II in patients with scrub typhus  
C Cheeramakara, W Thanomsak, K Songmeang, A Nontprasert, C Sanghirun, N Suthisai, S Areekul 113
Identification and sequencing of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi isolates obtained from patients with perforation and non-perforation typhoid fever  
MN Massi, T Shirakawa, A Gotoh, M Hatta, M Kawabata 118
Salmonellosis and the food chain in Khon Kaen, northeastern Thailand  
K Vaeteewootacharn, S Sutra, S Vaeteewootacharn, D Sithigon, O Jamjane, C Chomvarin, C Hahnvajanawong, N Thongskulpanich, K Thaewnon-giew 123
Serotypes and antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter jejuni isolated from humans and animals in Thailand  
S Boonmar, L Sangsuk, K Suthivarakom, P Padungtod, Y Morita 130
Use of different PCR primers and gastric biopsy tissue from CLO test for the detection of Helicobacter pylori  
S Linpisarn, C Koosirirat, K Prommuangyong, W Suwan, N Lertprasertsuke, K Phornphutkul 135
The immunoserological diagnosis of tuberculosis: a comparison of two tests  
I Handojo, MZ Arifin 141
Factors associated with the development of tuberculosis in BCG immunized children  
M Tipayamongkholgul, A Podhipak, S Chearskul, P Sunakorn 145
Prevalence and clinical features of Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand  
W Reechaipichitkul, R Saelee, V Lulitanond 151
Etiologies and treatment outcomes in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand  
W Reechaipichitkul, V Lulitanond, P Tantiwong, R Saelee, V Pisprasert 156
Development of multiplex PCR for the detection of total coliform bacteria for Escherichia coli and Clostridium perfringens in drinking water  
S Tantawiwat, U Tansuphasiri, W Wongwit, W Wongchotigul, D Kitayaporn 162
Initial treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS  
V Chotmongkol, A Arayawichanont, K Sawanyawisuth, Y Thavornpitak 170
Case report. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia caused by capsule-deficient cryptococcosis  
C Chantranuwat, C Sittipun 174
Secondary dengue virus type 4 infections in Vietnam  
P Buchy, VV Luong, BK Toan, TTX Mai, P Glaziou, LTT Ha, LV Lo, BT Chien 178
Seasonal fluctuations of dengue fever vector, Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Delhi, India  
RS Sharma, SM Kaul, J Sokhay 186
The climatic factors influencing the occurrence of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Thailand  
S Thammapalo, V Chongsuwiwatwong, D McNeil, A Geater 191
Serum and urine sodium levels in dengue patients  
J Mekmullica, A Suwanphatra, H Thienpaitoon, T Chansongsakul, T Cherdkiatkul, C Pancharoen, U Thisyakorn 197
Case report. Fatal dengue encephalitis  
P Witayathawornwong 200
Hepatitis B virus genotype D infection among antenatal patients attending a maternity hospital in Calcutta, India: assessment of infectivity status  
A Banerjee, R Chakravarty, PN Mondal, MS Chakraborty 203
Evaluation of a hepatitis B vaccination program in Chiang Mai, Thailand  
P Jutavijittum, Y Jiviriyawat, A Yousukh, S Hayashi, K Toriyama 207
A deficient public health system as a contributing cause of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic in Mainland China  
L Qin, H Jeng, Y Rakue, T Mizota 213
Case report. Hantavirus infection in Thailand: first clinical case report  
Y Suputthamongkol, N Nitatpattana, M Chayakulkeeree, S Palabodeewat, S Yoksan, J-P Gonzalez 217
Binding antibody to neutralizing epitope GP41 in HIV-1 subtype CRF 01_AE infection related to stage of disease  
S Srisurapanon, S Louisirirotchanakul, K Sumransurp, M Ratanasrithong, T Chuenchitra, S Jintakatkorn, C Wasi 221
Quantitative evaluation of counseling associated with HIV testing  
V Keane, G Hammond, H Keane, J Hewitt 228
Perceptions of unmarried young women regarding family size, sexually transmitted diseases at residential regional institutes in northeastern India  
NC Hazarika, J Mahanta 233
School health in rural Nepal: why and how?  
M Jimba, S Wakai 237
Comparison of the quality of life of general hospital outpatients in southwest China with southern Thailand  
C He, V Chongsuvivatwong, A Geater, G Edwards 240
Doxetaxel in previously treated non-small cell lung cancer patients: clinical efficacy and quality of life  
T Sirisinha, S Sirilertrakul, M Jirajarus, V Ratanatharathorn 246
Assessment of growth and feeding practices in children with cleft lip and palate  
VK Gopinath, WAM Wan Muda 254
The serum uric acid and related cardiovascular risk factors in south Taiwan  
C-C Huang, M-C Peng, W-C Tsai, Y-Y Chang, W-H Chen, S-S Chen, J-S Liu 259
Abnormalities in lung function among multiply-transfused thalassemia patients: results from a thalassemia center in Malaysia  
R Jamal, J Baizura, A Hamidah, N Idris, AH Jeffrey, H Roslan 265
Stability of genomic DNA in dried blood spots stored on filter paper  
S Chaisomchit, R Wichajarn, N Janejai, W Chareonsiriwatana 270