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Echinochasmus caninus n. comb. (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) Infection in Eleven Riparian People in Khammouane Province, Lao PDR

Chai JY, Chang T, Jung BK, Shin H, Sohn WM, Eom KS, Yong TS, Min DY, Phammasack B, Insisiengmay B, Rim HJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):451-456.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.451
Adult specimens of Echinochasmus caninus n. comb. (Verma, 1935) (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) (syn. Episthmium caninum Yamaguti, 1958) were recovered from 11 riparian people who resided along the Mekong River in Khammouane...
Low Levels of Polymorphisms and Negative Selection in Plasmodum knowlesi Merozoite Surface Protein 8 in Malaysian Isolates

Ahmed MA, Kang HJ, Quan FS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):445-450.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.445
Human infections due to the monkey malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi is increasingly being reported from most Southeast Asian countries specifically Malaysia. The parasite causes severe and fatal malaria thus there...
Kudoa ogawai (Myxosporea: Kudoidae) Infection in Cultured Olive Flounder Paralichthys olivaceus

Shin SP, Jin CN, Sohn HC, Lee J

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):439-444.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.439
Since Kudoa septempuntata was identified as a causative agent of food poisoning associated with raw olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus, interest and concern regarding the parasite have increased. However, there have...
Detection of Human Anti-Trypanosoma cruzi Antibody with Recombinant Fragmented Ribosomal P Protein

Kim YH, Yang Z, Lee J, Ahn HJ, Chong CK, Maricondi , Dias RF, Nam HW

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):435-437.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.435
Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, and is endemic in many Latin American countries. Diagnosis is based on serologic testing and the WHO recommends two or...
An Imported Case of Disseminated Echinococcosis in Korea

Shin DH, Jo HC, Kim JH, Jun KI, Park WB, Kim NJ, Choi MH, Kang CK, Oh MD

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):429-434.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.429
A complicated case of echinococcosis with multiple organ involvement is reported in a 53-year-old businessman who frequently traveled overseas, including China, Russia, and Kazakhstan from 2001 to 2007. The patient...
Coenurosis of Yak, Bos grunniens, caused by Taenia multiceps: A Case Report with Molecular Identification in Qinghai Tibetan Plateau Area, China

Zhang XY, Jian YN, Duo H, Shen XY, Ma YJ, Fu Y, Guo ZH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):423-427.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.423
Coenurosis is an important zoonotic helminthic disease caused by the larval stage of the tapeworm Taenia multiceps. This parasite typically infects the brain of the intermediate hosts, including sheep, goat,...
Ten Cases of Taenia saginata Infection Confirmed by Analysis of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 1 rDNA Region in the Republic of Korea

Song SM, Yun HS, VanBik D, Chang HH, Lee SA, Kim SW, Ryoo N, Eun DY, Lee NY, Goo YK, Hong Y, Ock M, Cha HJ, Chung DI

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):417-422.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.417
From October 2015 to August 2018, tapeworm proglottids were obtained from 10 patients who were residents of Daegu and Gyeongbuk provinces and had a history of raw beef consumption. Most...
Clinical and Endoscopic Features of Colonic Anisakiasis in Korea

Joo SK, Kim JW, Kim BG, Kim W, Lee JK, Lee KL

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):411-416.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.411
To analyze the clinical and endoscopic features of colonic anisakiasis. A retrospective chart review of 20 patients with colonic anisakiasis, who were diagnosed by colonoscopy at 8 hospitals between January...
Subcapsular Splenic Hemorrhage in Vivax Malaria

Im JH, Chung MH, Durey A, Lee JS, Kim TS, Kwon HY, Baek JH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):405-409.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.405
In malaria, splenic rupture is a serious complication potentially leading to death. Subcapsular hemorrhage of spleen is thought to be an impending sign of splenic rupture; however, the characteristics of...
Epidemiologic Trends and Seasonality of Scabies in South Korea, 2010–2017

Kim JH, Cheong HK

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):399-404.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.399
Scabies is a parasitic skin infection with intense itching. Scabies infection seriously impairs quality of life, while outbreaks in medical institutions cause financial losses. This study aimed to present the...
Infection Status with Clinostomum complanatum Metacercariae in Fish from Water Systems of Nakdong-gang (River) in Korea

Sohn WM, Na BK, Cho SH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):389-397.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.389
The infection status of Clinostomum complanatum metacercariae (CcMc) was broadly surveyed in fishes from water systems of Nakdong-gang (River) in the Republic of Korea (Korea) for 5 years. All 4,468...
Cytokine Production in Cholangiocarcinoma Cells in Response to Clonorchis sinensis Excretory-Secretory Products and Their Putative Protein Components

Pak JH, Lee JY, Jeon BY, Dai F, Yoo WG, Hong SJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):379-387.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.379
Clonorchis sinensis is a carcinogenic human liver fluke that promotes hepatic inflammatory environments via direct contact or through their excretory-secretory products (ESPs), subsequently leading to cholangitis, periductal fibrosis, liver cirrhosis,...
Molecular Surveillance of Pfkelch13 and Pfmdr1 Mutations in Plasmodium falciparum Isolates from Southern Thailand

Khammanee , Sawangjaroen N, Buncherd H, Tun AW, Thanapongpichat S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):369-377.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.369
Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) resistance is widespread throughout the Greater Mekong Subregion. This raises concern over the antimalarial treatment in Thailand since it shares borders with Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar...
Antileishmanial Activity of Niosomal Combination Forms of Tioxolone along with Benzoxonium Chloride against Leishmania tropica

Parizi MH, Farajzadeh S, Sharifi I, Pardakhty , Parizi MH, Sharifi H, Salarkia E, Hassanzadeh S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):359-368.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.359
In this study, we carried out extensive in vitro studies on various concentrations of tioxolone along with benzoxonium chloride and their niosomal forms against Leishmania tropica. Niosomes were prepared by...
Acanthamoeba in Southeast Asia – Overview and Challenges

Bunsuwansakul C, Mahboob T, Hounkong K, Laohaprapanon S, Chitapornpan S, Jawjit S, Yasiri A, Barusrux S, Bunluepuech K, Sawangjaroen N, Salibay CC, Kaewjai C, de Lourdes Pereira M, Nissapatorn V

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):341-357.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.341
Acanthamoeba, one of free-living amoebae (FLA), remains a high risk of direct contact with this protozoan parasite which is ubiquitous in nature and man-made environment. This pathogenic FLA can cause...
Current Status of Parasite Infections in Indonesia: A Literature Review

Lee J, Ryu JS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2019 Aug;57(4):329-339.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2019.57.4.329
Indonesia and South Korea have become inseparable in various respects since the 2 countries established diplomatic relation in 1973. Indonesia is a tropical region that stretches across the equator, comprised...

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