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One human case of natural infection by Heterophyopsis continua and three other species of intestinal trematodes

Hong SJ, Chung CK, Lee DH, Woo HC

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):87-89.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.87
The third human case of natural infection by Heterophyopsis continua in Korea was found in Chinju, Kyongsangnam-do. The case was a 53-year-old man. He used to eat raw brackish and...
Biochemical and molecular characterization of a strain KA/S2 of Acanthamoeba castellanii isolated from Korean soil

Chung DI, Kong HH, Yu HS, Oh YM, Yee ST, Lim YJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):79-85.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.79
A strain, KA/S2, isolated from Korean soil and morphologically assigned to Acanthamoeba castellanii, was characterized by isoenzyme analysis, and total proteins profile, and mitochondrial (Mt) DNA restriction fragment length polymorphism...
Characteristics of alkaline and acid phosphatase in Spirometra erinacei

Kwak KH, Kim CH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):69-77.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.69
This study was done to investigate the enzyme-histochemical localization and characteristics of alkaline and acid phosphatase related with metabolism in sparganum and adult of Spirometra erinacei. By the enzyme-histochemical assay,...
Localization and characteristics of lactate and malate dehydrogenase in the sparganum and adult worm of Spirometra erinacei

Kwak KH, Cheon EW, Kim CH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):59-68.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.59
This study investigated the enzyme histochemical localization and characteristics of lactate (LDH) and malate dehydrogenase (MDH) related with the oxidation-reduction metabolism in the sparganum and adult of S. erinacei. By...
Characterization of the partially purified proteinase from Trichomonasvaginalis

Min DY, Ryu JS, Hyun KH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):49-57.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.49
Characterization of a purified proteinase from Trichomonas vaginalis was carried out using bacitracin-sepharose affinity chromatography. Trichomonas vaginalis KT-9 isolate was used as a source of enzyme study. Proteinase activity was...
Identification and characterization of allergens of Chironomus flaviplumus adults (Chironomidae, Diptera) in mice

Ree HI, Lee SH, Kim YK, Jeon S, Chang JK, Kim YS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):35-47.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.35
Non-biting midges (Chironomidae, Diptera) are one of the largest insect families, which are distributed worldwidely and are found in nearly all types of inland waters. They are known to be...
Population density of chigger mites, the vector of tsutsugamushi disease in Chollanam-do, Korea

Song HJ, Kim KH, Kim SC, Hong SS, Ree HI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):27-33.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.27
The geographical distribution and population density of rodents and chigger mites at six localities of Chollanam-do were investigated from October to December in 1993. Among total 142 field rodents collected...
Effects of gamma-irradiation on the survival and development of Gymnophalloides seoi in C3H mice

Chai JY, Han MS, Seo M, Lee SH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):21-25.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.21
An experimental study was carried out to observe the effects of radiation on the infectivity of metacercariae of Gymnophalloides seoi to C3H mice. Oysters, the second intermediate host, were collected...
Differentiation of Korean isolates of Entamoeba histolytica from Entamoeba dispar

Choe SC, Lee M, Lee SK, Im K, Tannich E, Lee SH, Hong ST

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):15-20.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.15
Cysts of Entamoeba histolytica are still found from humans in Korea, but not all of the cysts are known as pathogenic. The non-pathogenic strain is regarded as a different species,...
Classification and host specificity of Metagonimus spp. from Korean freshwater fish

Rim HJ, Kim KH, Joo KH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):7-14.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.7
Taxonomic problems of Metagonimus spp. in Korea were investigated. Metacercariae of various freshwater fish species -- Plecoglossus altivelis, Carassius auratus, Zacco platypus, Zacco temmincki, Opsariichthys bidens -- were collected from...
Redescription of Macroorchis spinulosus Ando, 1918 (Digenea: Nanophyetidae) encysted in the fresh water crayfish, Cambaroides similis

Chai JY, Sohn WM, Huh S, Choi MH, Lee SH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 1996 Mar;34(1):1-6.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.1996.34.1.1
Macroorchis spinulosus Ando, 1918 (Digenea: Nanophyetidae) is redescribed based on adult flukes recovered from experimental mice, rats and cats which were fed with metacercariae encysted in the muscle of the...

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