Volume 36
Number 5
September 2005


Table of Contents  
Optimizing malarial epidemiological studies in areas of low transmission  
PH Amerasinghe, M Alifrangis, W van der Hoek, RA Wirtz, FP Amerasinghe, F Konradsen 1079
An open randomized clinical trial of artekin® vs artesunate-mefloquine in the treatment of acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria  
N Tangpukdee, S Krudsood, W Thanachartwet, K Chalermrut, C Pengruksa, S Srivilairit, U Silachamroon, P Wilairatana, S Phongtananant, S Kano, S Looareesuwan 1085
Research note. Pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Lao PDR  
MK Mannoor, V Vanisaveth, B Keokhamphavanh, H Toma, H Watanabe, J Kobayashi, T Hatabu, N Taguchi, B Hongvangthong, R Phetsouvanh, S Phompida, S Kano, Y Sato 1092
The ultrastructure of the gravid uterus of Brugia pahangi, another rich source of antigen of the filarial parasite  
K Pilakasiri, J Roongruangchai, K Roongruangchai, C Pilakasiri, P Sobhon 1096
The efficacy of a single-oral-dose administration of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine on the treatment of feline Brugia malayi  
G Chansiri, P Khawsak, S Phantana, N Sarataphan, K Chansiri 1105
Determination of fecal occult blood in primary schoolchildren infected with Trichuris trichiura  
D Wanachiwanawin, S Wongkamchai, S Loymek, S Suvuttho, N Monkon, P Chinabutra, P Eamsobhana, S Udompunturak 1110
Investigation on the epidemiological factors of Clonorchis sinensis infection in an area of south China  
R Lin, XM Li, CG Lan, SH Yu, M Kawanaka 1114
Comparative studies on the pathological findings and mortality in Schistosoma mansoni infected mice after treatment with artesunate and the current antischistosomal drugs  
R Chaiworaporn, Y Maneerat, W Rojekittikhun, P Ramasoota, T Janecharut, H Matsuda, V Kitikoon 1118
A survey of ectoparasites in Gunung Stong Forest Reserve, Kelantan, Malaysia  
A Mariana, Z Zuraidawati, TM Ho, B Mohd Kulaimi, I Saleh, MN Shukor, MS Shahrul-Anuar 1125
Differential environmental preferences of gravid female Aedes mosquitoes in ovipositing their eggs  
KB Chua, I-L Chua, I-E Chua, KH Chua 1132
Effect of temperature and insecticide stresses on Aedes aegypti larvae and their influence on the susceptibility of mosquitoes to dengue-2 virus  
P Yadav, PV Barde, MD Gokhale, V Vipat, AC Mishra, JK Pal, DT Mourya 1139
Use of a remote sensing-based geographic information system in the characterizing spatial patterns for Anopheles minimus A and C breeding habitats in western Thailand  
P Rongnoparut, DM Ugsang, V Baimai, K Honda, R Sithiprasasna 1145
Soil analysis around Anopheline breeding habitats in north-western Thailand  
P Kankaew, S Krasaesub, R Sithiprasasna 1153
Sequence analyses of three nuclear ribosomal loci and a mitochondrial locus in cytologically different forms of Thai Anopheles aconitus mosquitoes  
N Jariyapan, W Choochote, A Junkum, A Jitpakdi, N Komalamisra, PA Bates, JM Crampton 1162
The 2003 outbreak of dengue fever in Delhi, India  
NP Singh, Rajat Jhamb, SK Agarwal, M Gaiha, R Dewan, MK Daga, A Chakravarti, S Kumar 1174
A review of dengue fever incidence in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia during the years 1998-2003  
N Hussin, J Jaafar, NN Naing, HA Mat, AH Muhamad, MN Mamat 1179
Genetic variations and relationship among dengue virus type 3 strains isolated from patients with mild or severe form of dengue disease in Indonesia and Thailand  
M Raekiansyah, A Pramesyanti, B Bela, H Kosasih, CN Ma’roef, SY Tobing, PI Rudiman, B Alisjahbana, TP Endi, S Green, S Kalayanarooj, AL Rothman, TM Sudiro 1187
Survey on the management of dengue infection in Sri Lanka: opinions of physicians and pediatricians  
SAM Kularatne 1198
A seroepidemiology study of varicella among children aged 0-12 years in Taiwan  
HF Tseng, HF Tan, CK Chang , LY Wang, SE Yang, MY Liau, MJ Pan, CY Chen, SP Huang 1201
Physician adherence to isoniazid preventive therapy guidelines for HIV-infected patients in Thailand  
N Hiransuthikul, P Hiransuthikul, KE Nelson, M Jirawisit, R Paewplot, S Kasak 1208
Case report. Parvovirus B19 infection in HIV patient with pure red cell aplasia  
W Sanphasitvong, K Poovorawan, P Boonsuk, T Assanasen, T Na Nakorn, Y Poovorawan 1216
Analysis of three phenotyping methods and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for differentiation of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from two hospitals in Thailand  
C Chomvarin, P Tishyadhigama, T Siripornmongcolchai, S Wongwanich, T Limpaiboon, K Chaicumpar 1221
An enrichment broth culture-duplex PCR combination assay for the rapid detection of enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens in fecal specimens  
U Tansuphasiri, C Chanyasanha, N Cheaochantanakij 1229
In vitro activity of fosfomycin-gentamicin, fosfomycin-ceftazidime, fosfomycin-imipenem and ceftazidimegentamicin combinations against ceftazidime-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa  
P Pruekprasert, W Tunyapanit 1239
Etiology of obscure fever in children at a university hospital in northeast Thailand  
R Sripanidkulchai, P Lumbiganon 1243
Pulmonary radiographic findings in 118 leptospirosis patients  
W Tanomkiat, P Poonsawat 1247
Evaluation of polymerase chain reaction and restriction enzyme analysis for routine identification of Mycobacteria: accuracy, rapidity, and cost analysis  
T Prammananan, W Cheunoy, P Na-Ubol, N Tingtoy, S Srimuang, A Chaiprasert 1252
Etiologies and treatment outcomes for out-patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand  
W Reechaipichitkul, V Lulitanond, K Sawanyawisuth, A Lulitanond, P Limpawattana 1261
Case report. Pulmonary actinomycosis presenting with prolonged fever and massive hemoptysis: a case report  
W Reechaipichitkul, T Napaprasit, A Puapairoj, S Prathanee 1268
Case report. The first reported cases of disseminated histoplasmosis in Cambodia, complicated by multiple opportunistic infections  
K Bun Navy, S Prem Prey, L Lynen, P Sovanna, JD Bell, JI Harwell 1272
Chronic illnesses in rural and remote Queensland communities using two sample units  
S Jirojwong, J Prior, Wowan/Dululu Community Volunteer Group Inc 1275
Application of log-linear models to cancer patients: a case study of data from the National Cancer Institute  
M Tiensuwan, P Yimprayoon, Y Lenbury 1283
von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen levels and function in healthy Thais  
P Rojnuckarin, B Akkawat, T Intragumtornchai 1292
Enhanced maturation and proliferation of β-thalassemia/Hb E erythroid precursor cells in culture  
Y Kittikalayawong, M Sila-asna, A Bunyaratvej 1298
Anemia and iron status of Malay women attending an antenatal clinic in Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia  
R Hassan, WZ Abdullah, NH Nik Hussain 1304
The molecular basis of mucopolysaccharidosis type I in two Thai patients  
JR Ketudat Cairns, S Keeratichamroen, S Sukcharoen, V Champattanachai, L Ngiwsara, K Lirdprapamongkol, S Liammongkolkul, C Srisomsap, R Surarit, P Wasant, J Svasti 1308
Predictors of relapse in steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome  
MS Noer 1313
Prevalence of iodine deficiency disorders among schoolchildren in three blocks of Bardhaman district and Bardhaman municipal area of West Bengal, India: a comparative study  
S Sen, S Sen, A Mondal, A Dasgupta, I Chakraborty 1321
A medico-social appraisal of commercial sex workers in a metropolitan city from eastern India  
M Mundle, S Chatterjee, A Haldar, M Dobe 1325
Changes in marriage age and first birth interval in Huaning County, Yunnan Province, PRC China  
P Löfstedt, G Ghilagaber, L Shusheng, A Johansson 1329
Secular trends and contemporary differences in physique and health-related fitness levels of 11-12 year-old South Korean and New Zealand children  
SW Hong, MJ Hamlin 1339
Perceptions of the prevalence of cigarette smoking by peers: a study of Taiwanese, Filipino, and Thai high school students  
RM Page, EP Zarco, J Suwanteerangkul, M-L Ching, N-F Miao, J Taylor 1346