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Two human cases of tick bite caused by Ixodes nipponensis

Ko JH, Cho DY, Chung BS, Kim SI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2002 Dec;40(4):199-203.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2002.40.4.199
We report two human cases of tick bite. A 63-year-old male had a pruritic pea-sized brownish nodule on the left popliteal area. Another 41-year-old male had an asymptomatic bean-sized black...
Cross-reactivity between sera from dogs experimentally infected with Dirofilaria immitis and crude extract of Toxocara canis

Song KH, Hayasaki M, Cho KW, Lee SE, Kim DH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2002 Dec;40(4):195-198.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2002.40.4.195
This study was performed to investigate whethere there is cross-reactivity between Dirofilaria immitis and three intestinal nematodes of dogs. In ELISA, D. immitis-infected dog sera obtained at the 4th molting...
Infection status of Clonorchis sinensis in residents of Hamyang-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea

Kim BJ, Ock MS, Kim IS, Yeo UB

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2002 Dec;40(4):191-193.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2002.40.4.191
Oriental liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) infection was surveyed among residents of Hamyang-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea during the period of January 2001 to March 2002. Total 1,041 stool samples were collected from...
A case of breast sparganosis

Sim S, You JK, Lee IY, Im KI, Yong TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2002 Dec;40(4):187-189.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2002.40.4.187
A 29-year-old Korean woman visited the Department of Surgery in MizMedi Hospital with a palpable itching mass on the right breast that had existed for the past 7 months. She...
Persistent infection with Strongyloides venezuelensis in the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)

Baek BK, Whang IS, Islam MK, Kim BS, Kakoma I

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2002 Dec;40(4):181-186.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2002.40.4.181
To examine the fate of Strongyloides venezuelensis. Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguicalatus) were orally infected with 1,000 L3 larvae per animal. Altogether, 50 gerbils divided into 5 groups of 10 each...
A seroepidemiologic survey for human sparganosis in Gangweon-do

Lee KJ, Bae YT, Kim DH, Deung YK, Ryang YS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2002 Dec;40(4):177-180.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2002.40.4.177
Gangweon-do is known to be highly endemic area of sparganosis more than other provinces in Korea. A seroepidmiologic examination for the detection of anti-Spirometra erinacei plerocercoid IgG in serum was...
Ultrastructural localization of 28 kDa glutathione S-transferase in adult Clonorchis sinensis

Hong SJ, Yu JR, Kang SY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2002 Dec;40(4):173-176.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2002.40.4.173
Glutathione S-transferase (28GST) with molecular mass of 28 kDa is an antioxidant enzyme abundant in Clonorchis sinensis. In adult C. sinensis, 28GST was localized in tegumental syncytium, cytons, parenchyma, and...
Genetic factors associated with development of cerebral malaria and fibrotic schistosomiasis

Hirayama K

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2002 Dec;40(4):165-172.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2002.40.4.165
Collaborative studies have identified some genetic factors contributing to the development of severe forms of malaria and schistosomiasis. In Thailand, the TNF-alpha 5'-flanking region shows biallelic polymorphic sites at nucleotides...

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