Panata Migasena

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Serum vitamin B12, folic acid and haematological data from 147 elderly people (55 males and 92 females) who visited the special clinic for the elderly at Rajvithi Hospital, Bangkok between July and November 1989 were investigated. The individuals studied came from a health-conscious group of the middle socio-economic class in Bangkok. All of them were(More)
The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of dental caries, dietary composition and whole salivary flow rates together with some of the components of saliva between two groups of children aged 12-16 years, one group from an urban area and the other from a rural area of Thailand. A stratified random samples were taken by class from one schools in(More)
Paraffin embedded tissues from twenty Thai patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas were studied for K-ras gene mutations at codon 12, 13 and 61 and for p53 gene mutations in exon 5 to 8 using polymerase chain reaction and thermal cycle sequencing. Results showed that point mutations at these regions in K-ras oncogene were not present in all the(More)
Serum vitamin B12, folic acid, ferritin and haematological variables were investigated in eighty-seven male and nineteen female construction site workers in Bangkok. Haemoglobin concentration, haematocrit and MCHC were found to be higher in male than in female workers. Serum ferritin was slightly higher in males than in females. Serum B12 was found to be(More)
The erythrocyte antioxidant enzyme levels of catalase, superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) of riboflavin-deficient and Trichinella spiralis-infected rats were investigated. The rats were deprived of riboflavin at the 8th week of the experiment. At that time, the erythrocyte glutathione reductase activity coefficient (EGR AC), as(More)
Polyparasitism appears to be the rule, rather than the exception, both in populations and in individuals in the developing countries of the world. Thus, polyparasitism represents coendemicity in the epidemiologic sense and simultaneous infections in individual patients in the clinical sense. The effects of polyparasitism are often clinically inapparent. In(More)
The socio-demographic characteristics and prevalence of parasitic infection of 117 (96 males and 21 females) construction site workers were investigated by means of questionnaires and stool examinations. The age characteristics of the individuals investigated varied widely from 15-60 years with a high percentage in the 21-30 years age range, no sex(More)
Serum unconjugated primary bile acids (cholic acid, chenodeoxycholic acid), secondary bile acids (lithocholic acid, deoxycholic acid), conjugated primary bile acids (glycocholic acid, glycohenodeoxycholic acid, taurocholic acid, taurochenodeoxycholic acid) and total bile acids were measured in 25 and 75 male patients with cholangiocarcinoma and(More)