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ERRATUM: High Prevalence of Haplorchis taichui, Phaneropsolus molenkampi, and Other Helminth Infections among People in Khammouane Province, Lao PDR

Chai JY, Han ET, Shin EH, Sohn WM, Yong TS, Eom KS, Min DY, Um JY, Park MS, Hoang EH, Phommasack B, Insisiengmay B, Lee SH, Rim HJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):93-93.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.93
The article 'High Prevalence of Haplorchis taichui, Phaneropsolus molenkampi, and Other Helminth Infections among People in Khammouane Province, Lao PDR' authored by Jong-Yil Chai, Eun-Taek Han, Eun-Hee Shin, Woon-Mok Sohn,...
To: Urusa Thaenkham and Yukifumi Nawa Double Strand Problems: Reverse DNA Sequences Deposited in the DNA Database

Huh S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):91-91.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.91
No abstract available.
Double Strand Problems: Reverse DNA Sequences Deposited in the DNA Database

Thaenkham , Nawa Y

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):89-90.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.89
No abstract available.
Analysis of Parasitic Diseases Diagnosed by Tissue Biopsy Specimens at KyungHee Medical Center (1984-2005) in Seoul, Korea

Choi WH, Chu JP, Jiang M, Lee YS, Kim BS, Kim DG, Park YK

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):85-88.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.85
We analyzed parasitic diseases diagnosed by tissue biopsy specimens at KyungHee Medical Center (KMC) from 1984 to 2005. The total number of parasite infection cases was 150 (0.07%) out of...
Surveys of Gynaecotyla squatarolae and Microphallus koreana (Digenea: Microphallidae) Metacercariae in Two Species of Estuarine Crabs in Western Coastal Areas, Korea

Lee HJ, Chai JY, Lee JW, Jin H, Min KH, Cho YJ, Seo M

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):81-83.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.81
To figure out the geographical distribution of Gynaecotyla squatarolae and Microphallus koreana metacercariae in Korea, shore crabs of southwestern coastal areas were examined. Eight coastal areas in Inchon-si (A), Gyeonggi-do...
Longevity of Toxocara cati Larvae and Pathology in Tissues of Experimentally Infected Chickens

Oryan A, Sadjjadi S, Azizi S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):79-80.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.79
This study was conducted to determine the distribution patterns and duration of stay of Toxocara cati larvae in organs of chickens and to investigate chronic phase and potential zoonotic risk...
Intestinal Helminthic Infections Diagnosed by Colonoscopy in a Regional Hospital during 2001-2008

Do KR, Cho YS, Kim HK, Hwang BH, Shin EJ, Jeong HB, Kim SS, Chae HS, Choi MG

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):75-78.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.75
The present study investigated characteristics of 24 parasite infection cases detected during colonoscopy in a regional hospital from January 2001 to December 2008. Sixteen patients were confirmed with Trichuris trichiura...
Seroprevalence and Incidence of Toxoplasma gondii among Apparently Healthy and Visually or Hearing Disabled Children in Taiz City, Yemen

Saleh MM, AL-Shamiri AH, Qaed AA

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):71-73.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.71
This cross sectional study was conducted in the city of Taiz, Yemen, during the period from August 2006 to August 2007 in order to investigate the seroprevalence and incidence of...
Trypanosoma brucei Infection in Asymptomatic Greater Kudus (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) on a Game Ranch in Zambia

Munang'andu HM, Siamudaala V, Munyeme M, Nambota A, Mutoloki S, Matandiko

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):67-69.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.67
Trypomastogotes of Trypanosoma brucei were detected from 4 asymptomatic kudus (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) on a game ranch located approximately 45 km north east of Lusaka, Zambia. Blood smears examined from 14...
Prevalence and Comparison of Diagnostic Methods for Trichomonas vaginalis Infection in Pregnant Women in Argentina

Perazzi BE, Menghi CI, Coppolillo EF, Gatta C, Eliseth MC, de Torres , Vay CA, Famiglietti AM

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):61-65.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.61
The objectives of this study were to conduct a prevalence survey of trichomoniasis in pregnant women and to evaluate the utility of different methods for its diagnosis. A total of...
A Case of Vesical and Scrotal Sparganosis Presenting as a Scrotal Mass

Yun SJ, Park MS, Jeon HK, Kim YJ, Kim WJ, Lee SC

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):57-59.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.57
A 59-year-old Korean man complained of a painless scrotal hard nodule and weak urine stream. The ultrasound scan revealed a 2.2-cm sized round heteroechogenic nodule located in the extratesticular area....
In Vitro Cultivation of Cymatocarpus solearis (Brachycoeliidae) Metacercariae to Obtain the Adult Stage without the Marine Turtle Definitive Host

Grano-Maldonado M, Alvarez-Cadena J

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):49-55.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.49
In vitro cultivation of trematodes would assist studies on the basic biology of the parasites and their hosts. This is the first study to use the yolk of unfertilized chicken...
Presence of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis in Drinking Water Samples in the North of Portugal

Almeida A, Moreira MJ, Soares S, Delgado MD, Figueiredo J, Silva E, Castro A, Cosa JM

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):43-48.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.43
Cryptosporidium and Giardia are 2 protozoan parasites responsible for waterborne diseases outbreaks worldwide. In order to assess the prevalence of these protozoans in drinking water samples in the northern part...
Malaria Vector Surveillance in Ganghwa-do, a Malaria-Endemic Area in the Republic of Korea

Oh SS, Hur MJ, Joo GS, Kim ST, Go JM, Kim YH, Lee WG, Shin EH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):35-41.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.35
We investigated the seasonality of Anopheles mosquitoes, including its species composition, density, parity, and population densities of mosquitoes infected with the parasite in Ganghwa-do (Island), a vivax malaria endemic area...
Immune Responses of NIH Mice Infected with Avirulent and Virulent Strains of Plasmodium chabaudi adami Single and Mixed Infections

Namazi MJ, Phillips R

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):23-33.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.23
An understanding of the nature of the immune response to asexual erythrocytic stages of malaria parasites will facilitate vaccine development by identifying which responses the vaccine should preferentially induce. The...
Possible Role of Heme Oxygenase-1 and Prostaglandins in the Pathogenesis of Cerebral Malaria: Heme Oxygenase-1 Induction by Prostaglandin D2 and Metabolite by a Human Astrocyte Cell Line

Kuesap J, Na-Bangchang K

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):15-21.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.15
Astrocytes are the most abundant cells in the central nervous system that play roles in maintaining the blood-brain-barrier and in neural injury, including cerebral malaria, a severe complication of Plasmodium...
PCR Detection and Molecular Characterization of Pentatrichomonas hominis from Feces of Dogs with Diarrhea in the Republic of Korea

Kim YA, Kim HY, Cho SH, Cheun HI, Yu JR, Lee SE

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):9-13.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.9
Pentatrichomonas hominis is considered a commensal protozoan in the large intestine of a number of mammalian hosts, such as cats, dogs, and non-human primates. The resulting infections, which can induce...
Delayed Human Neutrophil Apoptosis by Trichomonas vaginalis Lysate

Song HO, Lim YS, Moon SJ, Ahn MH, Ryu JS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Mar;48(1):1-7.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.1.1
Neutrophils play an important role in the human immune system for protection against such microorganisms as a protozoan parasite, Trichomonas vaginalis; however, the precise role of neutrophils in the pathogenesis...

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