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The Biology of Echinostomes: From the Molecule To the Community

Sohn WM

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):275-276.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.275
No abstract available.
Discovery of Parvatrema duboisi and Parvatrema homoeotecnum (Digenea: Gymnophallidae) from Migratory Birds in Korea

Chung OS, Lee HJ, Sohn WM, Park YK, Chai JY, Seo M

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):271-274.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.271
Adult worms of Parvatrema spp. (Digenea: Gymnophallidae) were found in the intestines of 2 species of migratory birds, i.e., a great knot, Calidris tenuirostris, and 2 Mongolian plovers, Charadrius mongolus,...
Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii Infection in Stray and Household Cats in Regions of Seoul, Korea

Lee SE, Kim JY, Kim YA, Cho SH, Ahn HJ, Woo HM, Lee WJ, Nam HW

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):267-270.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.267
The principal objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence of toxoplasmosis in household and stray cats in Seoul, Republic of Korea. We collected blood samples from 72 stray...
Pelvic Hydatidosis Mimicking a Malignant Multicystic Ovarian Tumor

Sing P, Mushtaq D, Verma N, Mahajan NC

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):263-265.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.263
Echinococcosis is a multisystem disease and has propensity to involve any organ, an unusual anatomical site, and can mimic any disease process. Primary peritoneal echinococcosis is known to occur secondary...
Gnathostoma hispidum Infection in a Korean Man Returning from China

Kim HS, Lee JJ, Joo M, Chang SH, Chi JG, Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):259-261.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.259
Human Gnathostoma hispidum infection is extremely rare in the world literature and has never been reported in the Republic of Korea. A 74-year-old Korean man who returned from China complained...
Concurrent Capillaria and Heterakis Infections in Zoo Rock Partridges, Alectoris graeca

Park SI, Shin SS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):253-257.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.253
Two adult rock partridges raised in a city zoo were examined parasitologically and pathologically. Two distinctive eggs resembling those of Capillaria and Heterakis were detected in the feces. At necropsy,...
First Report of Feline Intestinal Trichomoniasis Caused by Tritrichomonas foetus in Korea

Lim S, Park SI, Ahn KS, Oh DS, Ryu JS, Shin SS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):247-251.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.247
Feline intestinal tritrichomoniasis by Tritrichomonas foetus was first recognized in USA in 1999 and has so far been reported from UK, Norway, Switzerland, and Australia, but not from the Far...
A Case of Post Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis in India

Tripathy K, Misra A, Mallik R, Misra D, Rout N, Rath J

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):245-246.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.245
Post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) is a rare disease. This is a solitary case report from Orissa, India. We describe a case of PKDL in a 55-year-old male who presented...
Serosurveillance of Scrub Typhus in Small Mammals Collected from Military Training Sites near the DMZ, Northern Gyeonggi-do, Korea, and Analysis of the Relative Abundance of Chiggers from Mammals Examined

Kim HC, Lee IY, Chong ST, Richards A, Gu SH, Song JW, Lee JS, Klein TA

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):237-243.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.237
Comprehensive quarterly serosurveillance on scrub typhus in small mammals collected from military training sites located near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), northern Gyeonggi-do (Province), ROK was conducted to determine the potential...
Molecular Variation and Distribution of Anopheles fluviatilis (Diptera: Culicidae) Complex in Iran

Naddaf SR, Razavi MR, Bahramali

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):231-236.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.231
Anopheles fluviatilis James (Diptera: Culicidae) is one of the known malaria vectors in south and southeastern Iran. Earlier ITS2 sequences analysis of specimens from Iran demonstrated only a single genotype...
Haplorchis taichui as a Possible Etiologic Agent of Irritable Bowel Syndrome-Like Symptoms

Watthanakulpanich D, Waikagul J, Maipanich , Nuamtanong S, Sanguankiat S, Pubampen S, Praevanit , Mongkhonmu S, Nawa Y

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):225-229.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.225
The aim of this study is to clarify the clinical features of Haplorchis taichui infection in humans in Nan Province, Thailand, and to correlate the clinical features with irritable bowel...
A Survey of Cryptosporidium Oocysts in Water Supplies during a 10-Year Period (2000-2009) in Seoul

Lee MY, Cho EJ, Lee JH, Han SH, Park YS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):219-224.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.219
This study has been conducted to estimate the occurrence of Cryptosporidium oocysts in water supplies in the Metropolitan area of Seoul, South Korea, for 10 years from 2000 to 2009....
Sarcocystosis among Wild Captive and Zoo Animals in Malaysia

Latif B, Vellayan S, Omar E, Abdullah S, Mat Desa N

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):213-217.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.213
Sarcocystis sp. infection was investigated in 20 necropsied captive wild mammals and 20 birds in 2 petting zoos in Malaysia. The gross post-mortem lesions in mammals showed marbling of the...
Proteomic Analysis of Haptoglobin and Amyloid A Protein Levels in Patients with Vivax Malaria

Bahk YY, Na BK, Cho SH, Kim JY, Lim KJ, Kim TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):203-211.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.203
Advancements in the field of proteomics have provided great opportunities for the development of diagnostic and therapeutic tools against human diseases. In this study, we analyzed haptoglobin and amyloid A...
Proteomic Analysis of Toxoplasma gondii KI-1 Tachyzoites

Choi SH, Kim TY, Park SG, Cha GH, Shin DW, Chai JY, Lee YH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2010 Sep;48(3):195-201.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2010.48.3.195
We studied on the proteomic characteristics of Toxoplasma gondii KI-1 tachyzoites which were originally isolated from a Korean patient, and compared with those of the well-known virulent RH strain using...

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