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Status of intestinal helminthic infections of borderline residents in North Korea

Li S, Shen C, Choi MH, Bae YM, Yoon H, Hong ST

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):265-268.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.265
The present authors investigated intestinal parasitic infections among North Korean residents and refugees in China in 2003. The Kato-Katz method was applied to 236 residents and soldiers in a town...
House dust mite fauna in western Anatolia, Turkey

Ciftci IH, Cetinkaya , Atambay M, Kiyildi N, Aycan OM, Daldal N

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):259-264.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.259
House dust mites play an important role in the pathogenesis of allergic diseases. Many factors may influence mite growth. The presence of mites is related to mean temperature and humidity...
Field Trial on the control effect of fipronil bait against German cockroaches

Ree HI, Lee IY, Jeon SH, Yong TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):255-257.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.255
A field trial on the control effect of fipronil poison bait against German cockroaches (Blatella germanica) was carried out at different restaurant types in Sinchon, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Monitoring...
Molecular cloning of a rhoptry protein (ROP6) secreted from Toxoplasma gondii

Ahn HJ, Kim S, Nam HW

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):251-254.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.251
Monoclonal antibody (mAb) Tg786 against Toxoplasma gondii has been found to detect a 42-kDa rhoptry protein (ROP6) which showed protease activity and host cell binding characteristics after secretion. Using the...
Egg positive rate of Enterobius vermicularis among preschool children in Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, Korea

Kang S, Jeon HK, Eom KS, Park JK

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):247-249.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.247
In an attempt to determine the prevalence of pinworm infection, the egg positive rate of Enterobius vermicularis was examined using the adhesive cello-tape anal swab method in 1,512 preschool children...
Infection status of pond smelts, Hypomesus olidus, and other freshwater fishes with trematode metacercariae in 6 large lakes

Cho SH, Sohn WM, Shin SS, Song HJ, Choi TG, Oh CM, Kong Y, Kim TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):243-246.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.243
In order to determine the current infection status of pond smelts, Hypomesus olidus, and other freshwater fishes with trematode metacercariae, a total of 4,861 pond smelts and 18 other freshwater...
In vitro protoscolicidal effects of hypertonic glucose on protoscolices of hydatid cyst

Hosseini S, Ghanbarzadeh K, Barzin J, Sadjjadi S, Tanideh N, Mehrabani

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):239-242.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.239
To evaluate the protoscolicidal effects of various concentrations of hypertonic glucose, live protoscolices of sheep were exposed to 10%, 15%, 25% and 50% glucose solutions. Cetrimide (0.5%), silver nitrate (0.5%)...
Cloning of the novel putative apoptosis-related gene of Spirometra erinacei (Order Pseudophyllidae)

Lee SU, Huh S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):233-237.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.233
We postulated that apolysis was processed in accordance with apoptotic changes occurring in a cestode, Spirometra erinacei (Pseudophyllidea). We cloned the novel putative apoptosis-associated gene from S. erinacei via screening...
Travelers' malaria among foreigners at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Bangkok, Thailand - a6-year review (2000-2005)

Piyaphanee W, Krudsood S, Silachamroon U, Pornpininworakij K, Danwiwatdecha P, Chamnachanan S, Wilairatana P, Looareesuwan S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):229-232.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.229
We retrospectively examined the charts of travelers admitted to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Bangkok, Thailand, with malaria during the years 2000-2005. Twenty-one cases of malaria were identified, of which...
Safety and tolerability of elubaquine (bulaquine, CDRI 80/53) for treatment of Plasmidium vivax malaria in Thailand

Krudsood S, Wilairatana P, Tangpukdee N, Chalermrut K, Srivilairit S, Thanachartwet V, Muangnoicharoen S, Luplertlop N, Brittenham GM, Looareesuwan S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):221-228.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.221
We conducted a study to compare the safety and tolerability of anti-relapse drugs elubaquine and primaquine against Plasmodium vivax malaria. After standard therapy with chloroquine, 30 mg/kg given over 3...
Cytokine and antibody responses of reactivated murine toxoplasmosis upon administration of dexamathasone

Kang KN, Choi IU, Shin DW, Lee YH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):209-219.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.209
Toxoplasma gondii has been shown to result in life-threatening encephalitis in immunocompromised patients after reactivation of dormant parasites. In order to obtain information on immune responses related to this phenomenon,...
Involvement of MAPK activation in chemokine or COX-2 productions by Toxoplasma gondii

Kim JY, Ahn MH, Song HO, Choi JH, Ryu JS, Min DY, Cho MH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):197-207.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.197
This experiment focused on MAPK activation in host cell invasion and replication of T. gondii, as well as the expression of CC chemokines, MCP-1 and MIP-1 alpha , and enzyme,...
Molecular and biochemical characterization of hemoglobinase, a cysteine proteinase, in Paragonimus westermani

Choi JH, Lee JH, Yu HS, Jeong HJ, Kim J, Hong YC, Kong HH, Chung DI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):187-196.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.187
The mammalian trematode Paragonimus westermani is a typical digenetic parasite, which can cause paragonimiasis in humans. Host tissues and blood cells are important sources of nutrients for development, growth and...
A successful experience of soil-transmitted helminth control in the Republic of Korea

Hong ST, Chai JY, Choi MH, Huh S, Rim HJ, Lee SH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2006 Sep;44(3):177-185.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2006.44.3.177
Soil-transmitted helminths (STH), namely Ascaris, Trichuris and hookworms (Ancylostoma and Necator), present a global health problem to about a half of the earth's population. In the Republic of Korea, STH...

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