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An epidemiological survey on Cryptosporidium parvum infection of inhabitants in Chorwon-gun, Kangwon-do

Seo M, Huh S, Chai JY, Yu JR

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):201-203.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.201
The present study was undertaken to know the infection status of Cryptosporidium parvum among the residents of Chorwon-gun, Kangwon-do in 1993. Total 461 fecal samples were collected from the inhabitants...
Prevalence of arthropod antibodies in Korean patients with allergic rhinitis

Hwang KY, Park JS, Ahn HC, Nam HS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):197-199.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.197
Arthropod antigens are main causative agents which induce allergic responses in humans. However, little information is known about the prevalence of specific arthropod allergens in Koreans with allergic diseases. The...
A human case of gastric infection by Pseudoterranova decipiens larva

Yu JR, Seo M, Kim YW, Oh MH, Sohn WM

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):193-196.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.193
We report a case of gastric pseudoterranoviasis proven by gastrofiberscopy on Dec. 13, 1994. The 34-year-old male patient, residing in Chungju-shi, was admitted to Konkuk University Hospital complaining of prickling...
Malaria transmission potential by Anopheles sinensis in the Republic of Korea

Lee HI, Lee JS, Shin EH, Lee WJ, Kim YY, Lee KR

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):185-192.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.185
To evaluate the factors that determine the transmission level of vivax malaria using vectorial capacity, entomological surveys were conducted from June to August, 2000. From 6 nights of human-bait collection...
Experimental infection of Anopheles sinensis with Korean isolates of Plasmodium vivax

Lee HW, Cho SH, Shin EH, Lee JS, Lee JS, Chai JY, Lee SH, Kim TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):177-183.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.177
The objectives of the present study were to (1) determine the susceptibility of Anopheles sinensis to Korean isolates of Plasmodium vivax, (2) establish a method to collect large quantities of...
Western blot diagnosis of vivax malaria with multiple stage-specific antigens of the parasite

Son ES, Kim TS, Nam HW

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):171-176.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.171
Western blot analysis was performed to diagnose vivax malaria using stage-specific recombinant antigens. Genomic DNA from the whole blood of a malaria patient was used as templates to amplify the...
Genetic analyses of Acanthamoeba isolates from contact lens storage cases of students in Seoul, Korea

Yu HS, Choi KH, Kim HK, Kong HH, Chung DI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):161-170.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.161
We conducted both the small subunit ribosomal DNA (SSU rDNA) polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) and mitochondrial (mt) DNA RFLP analyses for a genetic characterization of Acanthamoeba isolates...
Expressed sequence tags (ESTs) analysis of Acanthamoeba healyi

Kong HH, Hwang MY, Kim HK, Chung DI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):151-160.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.151
Randomly selected 435 clones from Acanthamoeba healyi cDNA library were sequenced and a total of 387 expressed sequence tags (ESTs) had been generated. Based on the results of BLAST search,...
Analysis of polymorphic regions of Plasmodium vivax Duffy binding protein of Korean isolates

Kho WG, Chung JY, Sim EJ, Kim DW, Chung WC

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):143-150.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.143
The present study was designed to investigate polymorphism in Duffy binding protein (DBP) gene of Plasmodium vivax isolates of Korea. Thirty samples were obtained from P. vivax patients in Yonchon-gun,...
Molecular cloning and characterization of peroxiredoxin from Toxoplasma gondii

Son ES, Song KJ, Shin JC, Nam HW

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):133-141.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.133
A cDNA of 1.1 kb comprising the gene encoding the peroxiredoxin of Toxoplasma gondii (TgPrx) has been cloned. The open reading frame of 591 bp was translated into a protein...
Immunoelectron microscopic localization of partially purified antigens in adult Paragonimus iloktsuenesis

Lee OR, Chung PR

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):119-132.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.119
An immunoelectron microscopy employing immunogold labeling method was performed to detect tissue origin of D1 fraction (D1A) among 5 antigenic protein fractions partially purified by DEAE-anion exchange chromatography from water-soluble...
A review of Gymnophalloides seoi (Digenea: Gymnophallidae) and human infections in the Republic of Korea

Lee SH, Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2001 Jun;39(2):85-118.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2001.39.2.85
Studies on Gymnophalloides seoi (Digenea: Gymnophallidae) and human infections are briefly reviewed. This minute intestinal fluke was first discovered from a Korean woman suffering from acute pancreatitis and gastrointestinal troubles....

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