P Trairatvorakul

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Pythium infection (pythiosis) in humans has not previously been described, even in areas endemic for animal pythiosis. We report five patients with a unique presentation of fungal arteritis. The medium- to large-sized arteries were involved, and in some cases this involvement led to gangrene of the limbs, aneurysm formation, and ultimately fatal arterial(More)
Seven patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms infected with salmonella organisms were surgically treated between 1985 and 1988. Salmonella culture was obtained from the wall of the aneurysm in every patient, and in five patients it was identified as Salmonella typhimurium. S. choleraesuis and salmonella group D (isolated from this patient but not(More)
Rotaviruses are the leading cause of severe gastroenteritis among infants and young children worldwide. Between November 2002 and March 2004, 36 stool specimens of 108 children with acute diarrhea in Bangkok, Thailand were found positive for Rotavirus A (RV-A) by RT-PCR. The 36 isolates were subjected to genotyping by RFLP analysis and direct sequencing of(More)
Two cases of Salmonella aortitis were diagnosed by positive culture from the wall of aortic aneurysm. Common features in both cases included fever, abdominal/back pain and pulsatile abdominal mass with underlying severe atherosclerosis. The fatal outcome of both cases despite surgical and medical treatment was discussed and guideline of management was(More)
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