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Cholangiocarcinoma: lessons from Thailand
Purpose of review To present the background of liver fluke-associated cholangiocarcinoma in Thailand focusing on recent epidemiological data and pathogenesis of this bile duct cancer. Recent findingsExpand
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Liver Fluke Induces Cholangiocarcinoma
The authors discuss the molecular pathogenesis of opisthorchiasis and associated cholangiocarcinogenesis, particularly nitrative and oxidative DNA damage and the clinical manifestations ofExpand
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Food-borne trematodiases in Southeast Asia epidemiology, pathology, clinical manifestation and control.
The food-borne trematodiases are an important group of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Over 40 million people are infected with food-borne trematodes and 750 million (>10% of the world'sExpand
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Epidemiology of cholangiocarcinoma: An update focusing on risk factors
(Cancer Sci 2010; 101: 579–585)
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World Health Organization Estimates of the Global and Regional Disease Burden of 11 Foodborne Parasitic Diseases, 2010: A Data Synthesis
Background Foodborne diseases are globally important, resulting in considerable morbidity and mortality. Parasitic diseases often result in high burdens of disease in low and middle income countriesExpand
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Opisthorchiasis and Opisthorchis-associated cholangiocarcinoma in Thailand and Laos.
Liver fluke infection caused by Opisthorchis viverrini is a major public health problem in Thailand and the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR; Laos). Currently, more than 600 million peopleExpand
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Exome sequencing of liver fluke–associated cholangiocarcinoma
Opisthorchis viverrini–related cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), a fatal bile duct cancer, is a major public health concern in areas endemic for this parasite. We report here whole-exome sequencing of eightExpand
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The current status of opisthorchiasis and clonorchiasis in the Mekong Basin.
This review highlights the current status and control of liver fluke infections in the Mekong Basin countries where Opisthorchis and Clonorchis are highly endemic. Updated data on prevalence andExpand
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Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori vacA, cagA, cagE, iceA and babA2 genotypes in Thai dyspeptic patients.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence of the vacA, cagA, cagE, iceA, and babA2 genotypes in Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from Thai dyspeptic patients, and to determine whether anyExpand
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Soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Laos: a community-wide cross-sectional study of humans and dogs in a mass drug administration environment.
We conducted a community cross-sectional survey of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in humans and dogs in four provinces in northern Laos. We collected and tested human and dog fecal samples andExpand
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