Quanhathai Kaewpoowat

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We describe three cases of pulmonary blastomycosis in patients from central New York State (NYS). Two of these cases occurred in 2012, and in patients who resided in the same county. Moreover, two of these cases manifested with acute respiratory distress syndrome and survived. Interestingly, one of the two received corticosteroids and was extubated within 1(More)
nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), an obesity and insulin resistance associated clinical condition - ranges from simple steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. To model the human condition, a high-fat Western diet that includes liquid sugar consumption has been used in mice. Even though liver pathophysiology has been well characterized in the(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical manifestations, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) characteristics, imaging studies and prognostic factors of adverse clinical outcomes (ACO) among adults with herpes simplex virus (HSV) or varicella zoster virus (VZV) CNS infections. METHODS Retrospective review of adult patients with positive HSV or VZV polymerase chain(More)
INTRODUCTION The emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) infections has been extensively observed worldwide and has become a priority issue over past decade. Tigecycline , a broad spectrum antibiotic covering against many MDR organisms, has been widely used. However, recent meta-analysis studies have raised a concern for its efficacy and safety. Reviewing(More)
BACKGROUND In late 2009, the Thai Ministry of Public Health provided two million doses of the monovalent pandemic influenza H1N1 2009 vaccine (Panenza®, Sanofi Pasteur), which was the only vaccine formulation available in Thailand, to persons at risk of more severe manifestations of the disease including HIV infection. Several studies have shown poorer(More)
Non-type B Haemophilus influenzae emerges as a new pathogen in the post H. influenzae serotype b vaccine era. We describe a case of polyarticular septic arthritis caused by H. influenzae serotype f in an adult. The patient was successfully treated with surgical debridement and antibiotic. To the best of our knowledge, this is the fourth reported case of H.(More)
BACKGROUND Anal cancer, one of human papillomavirus (HPV) related malignancies, has increased in recent decades, particularly among men who have sex with men (MSM) and HIV-infected (HIV+) persons. We aimed to explore the prevalence of anal squamous intraepithelial lesions (ASIL) using Papanicolau (Pap) screening among MSM in northern Thailand and its(More)
BACKGROUND Aseptic meningitis represents a common diagnostic and management dilemma to clinicians. OBJECTIVES To compare the clinical epidemiology, diagnostic evaluations, management, and outcomes between adults and children with aseptic meningitis. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a retrospective study from January 2005 through September 2010 at 9 Memorial(More)
To cite: Ammannagari N, Kaewpoowat Q, Ratanapo S, et al. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/bcr-2012008159 DESCRIPTION A 64-year-old gentleman was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) 3 years ago and was treated with cytarabine and daunorubicin induction chemotherapy followed by three cycles of highdose(More)