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Trends in parasitic diseases in the Republic of Korea.
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In the Republic of Korea, cases of zoonotic, opportunistic and imported parasitoses are being detected increasingly and food-borne trematode infections, such as clonorchiasis and intestinal trematodiases, each show steady prevalence. Expand
Parasitic infections in HIV-infected patients who visited Seoul National University Hospital during the period 1995-2003.
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This study shows that parasitic infections are important clinical complications in HIV-infected patients in the Republic of Korea. Expand
A survey of cryptosporidiosis among 2,541 residents of 25 coastal islands in Jeollanam-Do (Province), Republic of Korea.
TLDR
It is indicated that human Cryptosporidium infections are maintained at a relatively low prevalence on coastal islands of Jeollanam-do, Republic of Korea. Expand
Mixed infections with Opisthorchis viverrini and intestinal flukes in residents of Vientiane Municipality and Saravane Province in Laos
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The results indicate that O. viverrini and several species of heterophyid and lecithodendriid flukes are endemic in these two riverside localities, and suggest that the intensity of infection and the relative proportion of fluke species vary by locality along the Mekong River basin. Expand
Acanthoparyphium Tyosenense: The Discovery of Human Infection and Identification of its Source
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The results show that A. tyosenense infects humans and that brackish water mollusks are the source of human infection. Expand
Genotype analysis of Cryptosporidium spp. prevalent in a rural village in Hwasun-gun, Republic of Korea.
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It is suggested that human cryptosporidiosis in the studied area is caused by mixtures of C. hominis and C. parvum oocysts originating from both inhabitants and domestic animals. Expand
A survey of Enterobius vermicularis infection among children on western and southern coastal islands of the Republic of Korea.
TLDR
E. vermicularis infection is highly prevalent among pre-school and primary school children living on the western and southern coastal islands of the Republic of Korea, and the need for efforts to control this infection is indicated. Expand
High prevalence of liver and intestinal fluke infections among residents of Savannakhet Province in Laos.
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The results indicate that foodborne liver and intestinal fluke infections are prevalent among residents of Savannakhet Province, Laos. Expand
Toxoplasma gondii antibody titers in sera of children admitted to the Seoul National University Children's Hospital.
TLDR
The results showed that the seropositive rate of toxoplasma gondii in children examined was not high compared with other endemic countries, and some correlations are suggested between toxoplasmosis and congenital anomalies in Korea. Expand
An epidemiological survey of Cryptosporidium parvum infection in randomly selected inhabitants of Seoul and Chollanam-do.
TLDR
C. parvum is highly prevalent in rural areas of Chollanam-do, and an important source or mode of infection seems to be contaminated water or contact with the feces of infected cattle. Expand
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