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Intestinal protozoan infections and echinococcosis in the inhabitants of Dornod and Selenge, Mongolia(2003)

Huh S, Yu JR, Kim JI, Gotov C, Janchiv R, Seo JS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):171-174.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.171
The status of intestinal parasitic infections and seroprevalence of cystic echinococcosis in the inhabitants in Dornod and Selenge, Mongolia, was observed with stool and serum samples from 165 and 683...
Feminization and reduction of testicular weight in mouse sparganosis

Yang HJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):167-169.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.167
After infection of male mice with the plerocercoids (spargana) of Spirometra mansoni, serum levels of estrogen and testicular weight were analyzed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and weighing machine, respectively....
Susceptibility of experimental animals to reinfection with Clonorchis sinensis

Sohn WM, Zhang H, Choi MH, Hong ST

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):163-166.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.163
The present study observed the resistance to reinfection with Clonorchis sinensis in various experimental animals including mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, and dogs, as well as rats and hamsters. The resistance...
A case of histologically diagnosed tick infestation on the scalp of a Korean child

Chang SH, Park JH, Kwak JE, Joo M, Kim H, Chi JG, Hong ST, Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):157-161.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.157
A scalp mass surgically excised from a 4-year-old Korean boy was identified as a tick through histological observations. In sections of the mass, characteristic features of a tick, including its...
A surgically confirmed case of breast sparganosis showing characteristic mammography and ultrasonography findings

Park JH, Chai JW, Cho N, Paek NS, Guk SM, Shin EH, Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):151-156.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.151
A case of breast sparganosis was confirmed by surgical excision of a worm (fragmented into 5 pieces) in a 59-year-old Korean woman suffering from a palpable mass in the left...
Three clinical cases of cutaneous larva migrans

Kim TH, Lee BS, Sohn WM

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):145-149.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.145
Three cases of cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) were diagnosed in a returnee from a trip to Thailand and in 2 domestic farmers during July and September, 2003. The linear and...
Peripheral gangrene in patients with severe falciparum malaria: report of 3 cases

Thanachartwet V, Krudsood S, Wilairatana P, Phumratanaprapin W, Silachamroon U, Looareesuwan S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):139-143.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.139
Peripheral gangrene, characterized by distal ischemia of the extremities, is a rare complication in patients with falciparum malaria. Patients with this complication have generally undergone early amputation of the affected...
Acaricidal effects of herb essential oils against Dermatophagoides farinae and D. pteronyssinus(Acari: Pyroglyphidae) and qualitative analysis of a herb Mentha pulegium(pennyroyal)

Rim IS, Jee CH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):133-138.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.133
This experiment was undertaken to screen the acaricidal effects of herb essential oils (pennyroyal, ylang ylang, citronella, lemon grass, tea tree, and rosemary) at different doses (0.1, 0.05, 0.025, 0.0125,...
Complement-mediated tail degradation of Neodiplostomum seoulense cercariae

Park YK, Hwang MK, Jung YJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):127-131.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.127
The furcocercus cercariae of Neodiplostomum seoulense (Digenea: Neodiplostomidae) penetrate the skins of tadpoles and shed their tails. The speculated mechanism of this tail loss was physical efforts required to produce...
Genetic diversity of Acanthamoeba isolated from ocean sediments

Liu H, Ha YR, Lee ST, Hong YC, Kong HH, Chung DI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):117-125.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.117
Genetic diversity of 18 Acanthamoeba isolates from ocean sediments was evaluated by comparing mitochondrial (mt) DNA RFLP, 18S rDNA sequences and by examining their cytopathic effects on human corneal epithelial...
Trichomonas vaginalis and trichomoniasis in the Republic of Korea

Ryu JS, Min DY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Jun;44(2):101-116.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.2.101
Vaginal trichomoniasis, caused by Trichomonas vaginalis, is the most common sexually transmitted disease. More than 170 million people worldwide are annually infected by this protozoan. In the Republic of Korea,...

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