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Chromosomes of the liver fluke, Clonorchis sinensis

Park GM, Im K, Huh S, Yong TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):201-206.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.201
A karyological study was carried out in order to compared the chromosome numbers, chromosome morphologies and karyotypes of the oriental liver fluke, Clonorchis sinensis (Trematoda: Opisthorchiidae), collected from Korea and...
Differential expression of the 27 kDa cathepsin L-like cysteine protease in developmental stages of Spirometra erinacei

Kong Y, Yun DH, Cho SY, Sohn WM, Chung YB, Kang SY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):195-199.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.195
The 27 kDa cathepsin L-like cysteine protease of Spirometra erinacei plerocercoid is known to play an important function in tissue penetration, nutrient uptake and immune modulation in human sparganosis. In...
The 10 kDa protein of Taenia solium metacestodes shows genus specific antigenicity

Park SK, Yun DH, Chung JY, Kong Y, Cho SY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):191-194.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.191
Genus specific antigenicity of the 10 kDa protein in cyst fluid (CF) of Taenia solium metacestodes was demonstrated by comparative immunoblot analysis. When CFs from taeniid metacestodes of T. saginata,...
Examination of gastrointestinal helminth in livestock grazing in grassland of Bangladesh

Mondal MM, Islam MK, Hur J, Lee JH, Baek BK

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):187-190.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.187
To determine association of grassland with parasitic diseases of livestock in Bangladesh, the 'Tracer' animals (two cow calves and two goats) were released for a month in a grassland used...
A small-scale survey of intestinal parasite infections among children and adolescents in Legaspi city, the Philippines

Lee KJ, Ahn YK, Yong TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):183-185.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.183
To determine the status of infection caused by intestinal parasites among children and adolescents living in Legaspi city, the Philippines, we performed a small survey by fecal examination for helminth...
Intestinal parasite infections at an institution for the handicapped in Korea

Lee J, Park GM, Lee DH, Park SJ, Yong TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):179-181.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.179
Stool and cellotape anal swab examinations were carried out in August 1997 on handicapped people at an institution located in Chorwon-gun, Kangwon-do, Korea. A total of 112 stool samples (78...
Enterobius vermicularis egg positive rate in a primary school in Chungchongnam-do (province) in Korea

Lee KJ, Lee IY, Im K

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):177-178.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.177
The egg positive rate of Enterobius vermicularis was investigated among students of a primary school and a kindergarten located in the rural area of Tangjin-gun, Chungchongnam-do in December, 1998. Of...
Postmetacercarial changes in Echinostoma caproni maintained in a defined medium plus calf serum

Fried B, Reddy A

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):173-175.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.173
The present study examined postmetacercarial changes in the excysted metacercariae of Echinostoma caproni maintained in the defined medium Mixture 199 plus 20% calf serum for 7 days at 41 degrees...
A case of chronic cerebral paragonimiasis westermani

Kang SY, Kim TK, Kim TY, Ha YI, Choi SW, Hong SJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):167-171.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.167
We report a chronic cerebral paragonimiasis from a 41-year-old Korean man who complains a headache and weakness of left motor neuron components. Magnetic resonance images of the brain revealed conglomerates...
Purification of a 68-kDa cysteine proteinase from crude extract of Pneumocystis carinii

Choi MH, Chung BS, Chung YB, Yu JR, Cho SR, Hong ST

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):159-166.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.159
The present study intended to verify activities of cysteine proteinase of Pneumocystis carinii from rats and to purify the enzyme. In order to exclude the contamination of host-derived enzymes, concentrates...
Genetic heterogeneity of Pneumocystis carinii from rats of several regions and strains

Chung BS, Pars YK, Huh S, Yu JR, Kim J, Shi X, Cho SR, Lee SH, Hong ST

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):151-158.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.151
Pneumocystis carinii is a major opportunistic pathogen which has been found in the lungs of a wide variety of mammalian host species, and the fact suggests the possibility of intraspecific...
IgG antibody responses in early experimental sparganosis and IgG subclass responses in human sparganosis

Chung YB, Kong Y, Yang HJ, Cho SY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):145-150.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.145
Antigenic components in the crude extracts of Spirometra mansoni plerocercoid were analyzed in early experimental infections and in IgG subclass observed in clinical sparganosis. By IgG immunoblot, sera obtained serially...
Mucosal mast cell responses in the small intestine of rats infected with Echinostoma hortense

Kim I, Im JA, Lee KJ, Ryang YS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):139-143.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.139
Mucosal mast cell (MMC) responses and worm recovery rates in rats infected with Echinostoma hortense were investigated from day 3 to day 56 post-infection (p.i.). Experimental infected group showed apparently...
Unstable vivax malaria in Korea

Ree HI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2000 Sep;38(3):119-138.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2000.38.3.119
Korean vivax malaria had been prevalent for longtime throughout the country with low endemicity. As a result of the Korean war (1950-1953), malaria became epidemic. In 1959-1969 when the National...

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