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Erratum: No Detection of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus from Ixodid Ticks Collected in Seoul

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  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):339-339.
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Parasitic Diseases as the Cause of Death of Prisoners of War during the Korean War (1950-1953)

Huh S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):335-337.
To determine the cause of death of prisoners of war during the Korean War (1950-1953), death certificates or medical records were analyzed. Out of 7,614 deaths, 5,013 (65.8%) were due...
Prevalence of Hydatid Cysts in Livestock Animals in Xinjiang, China

Qingling M, Guanglei W, Jun Q, Xinquan Z, Tianli L, Xuemei S, Jinsheng Z, Huisheng W, Kuojun C, Chuangfu C

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):331-334.
Hydatid worms, hosted by humans and animals, impose serious human health risk and cause significant livestock production loss. To better understand the disease infection status in Xinjiang, China, we investigated...
Phylogenetic Relationships of 3 Korean Neodiplostomum Species (Digenea: Neodiplostomidae) Based on Partial CO1 Gene

Pyo KH, Yi Lee JW, Lee JJ, Park YK, Shin EH, Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):325-329.
The phylogenetic relationships of the 3 Neodiplostomum spp. (Digenea: Neodiplostomidae) occurring in Korea (N. seoulense, N. leei, and N. boryongense) were analyzed using the partial mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit...
Seroprevalence of Encephalitozoon cuniculi in Pet Rabbits in Korea

Shin JC, Kim DG, Kim SH, Kim S, Song KH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):321-323.
Encephalitozoon cuniculi is a microsporidian parasite commonly found in rabbits that can infect humans, causing encephalitozoonosis. The prevalence of encephalitozoonosis is not well documented, even when many clinics suspect pet...
Effects of Different Sizes of Glass Beads on the Release of Sporocysts from Eimeria tenella Oocysts

You MJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):317-319.
The oocyst wall is severed by means of mechanical injury or chemical agents. This study reports the percentage of in vitro sporocyst release following mechanical shaking in the presence of...
In Vitro Trypanocidal Activity of Macela (Achyrocline satureioides) Extracts against Trypanosoma evansi

Baldissera MD, Oliveira C, Zimmermann CEP, Boligon AA, Athayde ML, Bolzan LP, Vaucher RD, Santurio J, Sagrillo M, da Silva A, Monteiro S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):311-315.
The aim of this study was to verify the trypanocidal effectiveness of aqueous, methanolic, and ethanolic extracts of Achyrocline satureioides against Trypanosoma evansi in vitro. A. satureioides extracts, known as...
Development of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Targeting 18S Ribosomal DNA for Rapid Detection of Azumiobodo hoyamushi (Kinetoplastea)

Song SM, Sylvatrie-Danne DB, Joo SY, Shin YK, Yu HS, Lee YS, Jung JE, Inoue N, Lee WK, Goo YK, Chung DI, Hong Y

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):305-310.
Ascidian soft tunic syndrome (AsSTS) caused by Azumiobodo hoyamushi (A. hoyamushi) is a serious aquaculture problem that results in mass mortality of ascidians. Accordingly, the early and accurate detection of...
Genotyping of Giardia duodenalis Isolates from Dogs in Guangdong, China Based on Multi-Locus Sequence

Zheng G, Alsarakibi M, Liu Y, Hu W, Luo Q, Tan L, Li G

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):299-304.
This study aimed to identify the assemblages (or subassemblages) of Giardia duodenalis by using normal or nested PCR based on 4 genetic loci: glutamate dehydrogenase (gdh), triose phosphate isomerase (tpi),...
Primary Renal Hydatid Cyst: Mis-Interpretation as a Renal Malignancy

Choi H, Park JY, Kim JH, Moon DG, Lee JG, Bae JH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):295-298.
Primary renal echinococcosis, a rare disease involving the kidney, accounts for 2-3% of human echinococcosis. A 64-year-old female patient from Uzbekistan presented with complaints of left flank pain. A CT...
Four Human Cases of Acanthotrema felis (Digenea: Heterophyidae) Infection in Korea

Chai JY, Kim JL, Seo M

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):291-294.
Acanthotrema felis is an intestinal trematode of cats originally reported from the Republic of Korea. Only 1 human case infected with a single adult worm has been previously recorded. In...
A Case of Echinostoma cinetorchis (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) Infection Diagnosed by Colonoscopy

Jung WT, Lee KJ, Kim HJ, Kim TH, Na BK, Sohn WM

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):287-290.
Human cases of echinostomiasis have been sporadically diagnosed by extracting worms in the endoscopy in Korea and Japan. Most of these were caused by Echinostoma hortense infection. However, in the...
Ticks Collected from Wild and Domestic Animals and Natural Habitats in the Republic of Korea

Kim BJ, Kim H, Won S, Kim HC, Chong ST, Klein TA, Kim KG, Seo HY, Chae JS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):281-285.
Ticks were collected from 35 animals from 5 provinces and 3 metropolitan cities during 2012. Ticks also were collected by tick drag from 4 sites in Gyeonggi-do (2) and Jeollabuk-do...
Increased Intestinal Epithelial Cell Turnover and Intestinal Motility in Gymnophalloides seoi-Infected C57BL/6 Mice

Lee SH, Jung BK, Park JH, Shin EH, Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):273-280.
The changing patterns of goblet cell hyperplasia, intestinal epithelial cell turnover, and intestinal motility were studied in ICR and C57BL/6 mice infected with Gymnophalloides seoi (Digenea: Gymnophallidae). Whereas ICR mice...
DNA Extraction from Protozoan Oocysts/Cysts in Feces for Diagnostic PCR

Hawash Y

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):263-271.
PCR detection of intestinal protozoa is often restrained by a poor DNA recovery or by inhibitors present in feces. The need for an extraction protocol that can overcome these obstacles...
Genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii from Rats (Rattus rattus) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Elamin MH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):257-261.
Toxoplasma 3 main clonal lineages are designated as type I, II, and III; however, atypical and mixed genotypes were also reported. This study was conducted for detection of Toxoplasma gondii...
A Novel Recombinant BCG Vaccine Encoding Eimeria tenella Rhomboid and Chicken IL-2 Induces Protective Immunity Against Coccidiosis

Wang Q, Chen L, Li J, Zheng J, Cai N, Gong P, Li S, Li H, Zhang X

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):251-256.
A novel recombinant Bacille Calmette-Guerin (rBCG) vaccine co-expressed Eimeria tenella rhomboid and cytokine chicken IL-2 (chIL-2) was constructed, and its efficacy against E. tenella challenge was observed. The rhomboid gene...
Lethal Effects of Helianthemum lippii (L.) on Acanthamoeba castellanii Cysts in Vitro

Badria FA, Hetta MH, Sarhan RM, Ezz El-Din MH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):243-249.
Acanthamoeba spp. commonly cause Acanthamoeba keratitis which is typically associated with the wear of contact lenses. Therefore, finding an economic, efficient, and safe therapy of natural origin is of outmost...
Paleoparasitological Studies on Mummies of the Joseon Dynasty, Korea

Seo M, Araujo A, Reinhard K, Chai JY, Shin DH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2014 Jun;52(3):235-242.
Paleoparasitology is the application of conventional or molecular investigative techniques to archeological samples in order to reveal parasitic infection patterns among past populations. Although pioneering studies already have reported key...

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