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A historical review and prospects of medical entomology research in Korea

Ree HI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):145-156.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.145
Research activities of medical entomology in Korea can briefly be divided into three periods. During the first period (1910-1959), medical entomology research was initiated by Japanese workers, and then by...
Cestode infections in Korea

Min DY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):123-144.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.123
Epidemiological surveys concerning cestodes of medical importance in Korea have been sporadically reported by many workers. Among various parasitic infections, cestode infections occur less frequently than other helminthiases, but they...
Intestinal trematodes of humans in Korea: Metagonimus, heterophyids and echinostomes

Chai JY, Lee SH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):103-122.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.103
Ten species of the trematode family Heterophyidae (Metagonimus yokogawai, M. takahashii, Heterophyes nocens, H. heterophyes, H. dispar, Heterophyopsis continua, Pygidiopsis summa, Stellantchasmus falcatus, Centrocestus armatus and Stictodora fuscatum), and 3...
Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Korea

Choi DW

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):79-102.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.79
The lung fluke, Paragonimus, and lung fluke disease, were reviewed, especially on the works performed in Korea. Among 43 species of Paragonimus recorded in the world literature, P. westermani, P....
Clonorchiasis in Korea

Rim HJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):63-78.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.63
Since the first report on the incidence of egg positiveness of Clonorchis sinensis by Matsumoto in 1915, clonorchiasis has been recognized as one of the most important endemic diseases in...
Epidemiology and control of ascariasis in Korea

Seo BS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):49-61.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.49
In view of the epidemiology and control strategy, ascariasis was reviewed with special reference to the data obtained for the past years in Korea. The range of length and prepatent...
Travel-related parasitic infections

Paik YH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):45-48.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.45
Among various kinds of tropical diseases, which tourists to tropical areas may be exposed to and return home infected with, the most important one from the Korean view point is...
Diagnosis and epidemiology of toxoplasmosis in Korea

Choi WY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):41-44.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.41
Toxoplasma gondii can cause congenital as well as postnatal toxoplasmosis in humans and animals, and thereby elicit various kinds and grades of clinical manifestations. In the human host, especially the...
Pathogenic free-living amoebae


  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):29-39.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.29
Studies on pathogenic free-living amoebae performed in Korea were briefly reviewed. One strain of Naegleria fowleri was isolated from the sewage, and 3 strains of Acanthamoeba culbertsoni from a reservoir...
Overview of Entamoeba histolytica and amebiasis in Korea with special reference to research notes

Soh CT

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):13-27.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.13
Amebiasis caused by Entamoeba histolytica infection has been a prevalent protozoan disease in Korea since old times. For this reason, a number of scientific publications in relation to this protozoa...
Parasitology in a quickly changing society: past, present and future of parasitology in Korea

Cho SY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1990 Dec;28(Suppl):1-12.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1990.28.Suppl.1

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