Chitkasaem Suwanrath

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Toxoplasmosis, being one of the TORCH’s infections in pregnant women, is caused by Toxoplasma gondii, an obligate intracellular protozoan parasite. This parasitic infection in pregnancy congenitally causes severe outcomes to their fetus and newborn. This study aimed to determine the seroprevalence and stages of Toxoplasma infection in pregnant women and its(More)
BACKGROUND Nasal bone assessment has been incorporated into Down syndrome screening in first trimester. Several studies have established the normal reference values for fetal nasal bone length in the first trimester, which were found to be varied by population. However, the study on reliability of nasal bone length measurement was limited with contradictory(More)
The prevalence of chronic Toxoplasma infections reported in the literature varies enormously. We hypothesize that one factor could be due to the different methods used in the evaluation of infections. Serological evidence of Toxoplasma infections in 450 pregnant women (PW) and 300 HIV-infected patients (HIV) were investigated by the Sabin-Feldman dye test(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the pregnancy outcome between pregnancies affected and not affected by thalassemia trait. METHODS A retrospective case-control cohort study was conducted on singleton pregnant women who attended antenatal care and delivered at Songklanagarind Hospital. All of the participating thalassemia trait pregnant women were diagnosed based on(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability of Virtual Organ Computer-Aided Analysis (VOCAL; GE Healthcare, Kretztechnik, Zipf, Austria) using the 4 standard rotation steps to measure the bladder volume with 3-dimensional (3D) ultrasonography. METHODS Using the 4 standard rotation steps of VOCAL, 2 independent observers made 3D(More)
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