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Human Parasitic Diseases: A Diagnostic Atlas

Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):103-103.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.103
Monitoring of Pyrethroid Resistance Allele Frequency in the Common Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius) in the Republic of Korea

Cho S, Kim HC, Chong ST, Klein TA, Kwon DH, Lee SH, Kim JH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):99-102.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.99
Two-point mutations (V419L and L925I) on the voltage-sensitive sodium channel of bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are known to confer pyrethroid resistance. To determine the status of pyrethroid resistance in bed...
Molecular Identification of Taenia hydatigena from Sheep in Khartoum, Sudan

Muku RJ, Yan HB, Ohiolei JA, Saaid AA, Ahmed S, Jia WZ, Fu BQ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):93-97.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.93
The cestode Taenia hydatigena uses canids, primarily dogs, as definitive hosts, while the metacestode larval stage cysticercus infects a range of intermediate hosts, including domestic animals such as goats, sheep,...
Morphological and Molecular Confirmation of Parvatrema duboisi Metacercariae in the Manila Clam Ruditapes philippinarum from Gochang-gun, Korea

Chang T, Jung BK, Shin H, Hong S, Lee J, Kim DG, Patarwut L, Sohn WM, Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):87-91.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.87
Gymnophallid metacercariae found in the Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum (‘Banjirak’ in Korean) from Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do, Korea were morphologically and molecularly confirmed to be Parvatrema duboisi (Dollfus, 1923) Bartoli, 1974. The...
Intestinal Flukes Recovered from a Herring Gull, Larus argentatus, in the Republic of Korea

Lee YI, Seo M, Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):81-86.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.81
Trematode specimens were collected from the intestine of a herring gull, Larus argentatus, which was found in a critical condition on the shore of a small island (Yubu-do, Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do)...
Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of Echinostoma revolutum from Red-Crowned Crane (Grus japonensis)

Ran R, Zhao Q, Abuzeid AM, Huang Y, Liu Y, Sun Y, He L, Li X, Liu J, Li G

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):73-79.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.73
Echinostoma revolutum is a zoonotic food-borne intestinal trematode that can cause intestinal bleeding, enteritis, and diarrhea in human and birds. To identify a suspected E. revolutum trematode from a red-crowned...
Echinostoma aegyptica (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) Infection in Five Riparian People in Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR

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

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):67-72.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.67
Human infection with Echinostoma aegyptica Khalil and Abaza, 1924 (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) is extremely rare. In this study, we confirmed E. aegyptica infection in 5 riparian residents living along the Mekong...
Diagnosis and Molecular Analysis on Imported Plasmodium ovale curtisi and P. ovale wallikeri Malaria Cases from West and South Africa during 2013-2016

Shin HI, Ku B, Kim YJ, Kim TY, Cho SH, Lee SE

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):61-65.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.61
Majority of the imported malaria cases in Korea is attributed to Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax infections, whereas P. malariae and P. ovale infections are very rare. Falciparum and ovale...
Asymptomatic Human Paragonimiasis among the Karen People in Tak Province, Thailand: A Case Report

Kusolsuk T, Phuphisut , Maipanich , Pubampen S, Sa-nguankiat S, Poodeepiyasawat A, Homsuwan N, Mongkolmoo S, Yoonuan T, Adisakwattana P, Silachamroon U, Nawa Y

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):57-60.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.57
During the mobile clinic activities in Tak Province, Thailand, Paragonimus sp. eggs were found in a fecal sample of a 72-year-old Karen resident. Paragonimus DNA was amplified from the stool...
Case Report of Urinary Schistosomiasis in a Returned Traveler in Korea

Lee Y, Song HB, Jung BK, Choe G, Choi MH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):51-55.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.51
A 23-year-old Korean woman with a residence history in Kenya and Malawi for about 2 years presented with gross hematuria for 1 month. Blood tests were within normal range except...
Dysentery Caused by Balantidium coli in China

Yu P, Rong J, Zhang Y, Du J

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):47-49.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.47
Balantidium coli human infection predominantly occurs in tropical and subtropical regions in the world. Human case is extremely rare in China. This report details a case of B. coli infection...
Identification and Molecular Analysis of Ixodid Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) Infesting Domestic Animals and Tick-Borne Pathogens at the Tarim Basin of Southern Xinjiang, China

Zhao L, Lv J, Li F, Li K, He B, Zhang L, Han X, Wang H, Johnson N, Lin X, Wu S, Liu Y

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):37-46.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.37
Livestock husbandry is vital to economy of the Tarim Basin, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China. However, there have been few surveys of the distribution of ixodid ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and tick-borne...
Infections of Digenetic Trematode Metacercariae in Wrestling Halfbeak, Dermogenys pusilla from Bangkok Metropolitan Region in Thailand

Patarwut L, Chontananarth T, Chai JY, Purivirojkul W

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):27-35.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.27
This study aimed to investigate metacercarial infections in the wrestling halfbeak, Dermogenys pusilla, collected from Bangkok metropolitan region of Thailand. A total of 4,501 fish from 78 study sites were...
Morphological and Molecular Characteristics of Anisakis typica Larvae in Two Species of Threadfin Bream, Nemipterus hexodon and N. japonicus, from the Gulf of Thailand

Tunya R, Wongsawad , Wongsawad , Chai JY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):15-25.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.15
The third stage larvae (L3) of Anisakis typica were detected in 2 species of threadfin bream, Nemipterus hexodon and N. japonicus, from the Gulf of Thailand, and were morphologically and...
4-Hydroxybenzaldehyde Restricts the Intracellular Growth of Toxoplasma gondii by Inducing SIRT1-Mediated Autophagy in Macrophages

lee J, Choi JW, Han HY, Kim WS, Song HY, Byun EB, Byun EH, Lee YH, Yuk JM

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):7-14.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.7
Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular protozoan parasite that infects approximately one third of the human popu- lation worldwide. Considering the toxicity and side effects of anti-toxoplasma medications, it is important...
Seroprevalence of Sarcocystis falcatula in Two Islands of Malaysia using Recombinant Surface Antigen 4

Nadzirah T, Yik FM, Ling LY

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2020 Feb;58(1):1-5.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2020.58.1.1
Sarcocystosis was diagnosed worldwide by serodiagnostic tests utilising the whole parasite, for which the protozoa were maintained in vitro are more costly. In this study, antigenicity of Sarcocystis falcatula recombinant...

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