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First report and molecular identification of Opisthorchis viverrini infection in human communities from Lower Myanmar
This study demonstrated, for the first time, O. viverrini from rural people in Myanmar using molecular methods and is an urgent call for surveillance and control activities against opisthorchiasis in Myanmar.
Prevalence of Intestinal Protozoans among Schoolchildren in Suburban Areas near Yangon, Myanmar
It was showed that intestinal protozoan species are common in primary schoolchildren and their guardians in suburban areas near Yangon, Myanmar and health interventions are urgently needed in this area.
Larval Gnathostoma spinigerum Detected in Asian Swamp Eels, Monopterus albus, Purchased from a Local Market in Yangon, Myanmar
It has been confirmed for the first time that Asian swamp eels, M. albus, from Yangon, Myanmar are heavily infected with G. spinigerum larvae.
Low-Grade Endemicity of Opisthorchiasis, Yangon, Myanmar
The Yangon area is found to have low-grade endemicity of opisthorchiasis, and an adult fluke was recovered after chemotherapy and purging of an egg-positive resident.
High Prevalence of Enterobius vermicularis Infection among Schoolchildren in Three Townships around Yangon, Myanmar
E. vermicularis infection is highly prevalent among primary schoolchildren around Yangon, Myanmar and the positive rate was highly correlated with the living standards of the people in each township.
Zoonotic Trematode Metacercariae in Fish from Yangon, Myanmar and Their Adults Recovered from Experimental Animals
- J. Chai, W. Sohn, Htay Htay Tin
- Biology, Environmental ScienceThe Korean journal of parasitology
- 1 December 2017
It is first confirmed that fish from Yangon, Myanmar are commonly infected with various species of ZT metacercariae, and Morphological characteristics of adult flukes recovered from experimental animals were described.
Molecular Diagnosis of Taenia saginata Tapeworm Infection in 2 Schoolchildren, Myanmar
Several proglottids expelled after medication with praziquantel were morphologically and molecularly confirmed to be T. saginata tapeworms.
Effect of Mass Drug Administration with a Single Dose of Albendazole on Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura Infection among Schoolchildren in Yangon Region, Myanmar
The results demonstrated difficulty in short-term control of T. trichiura by MDA using albendazole and suggested necessity of either a long-term MDA (>10 years) or changing the albENDazole regimen into 2~3-day course (total 800 or 1,200 mg), or using an alternative drug/drug combination.
First Molecular Identifications of Necator americanus and Ancylostoma ceylanicum Infecting Rural Communities in Lower Myanmar.
- Win Pa Pa Aung, Thi Thi Htoon, W. Maleewong
- BiologyThe American journal of tropical medicine and…
- 11 January 2017
The first molecular identifications of human hookworms from certain parts of rural Lower Myanmar are provided, as determined by microscopy.
High Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus among Healthcare Facilities and Its Related Factors in Myanmar (2018–2019)
- Pan Ei Soe, W. W. Han, Htay Htay Tin
- Medicine, BiologyTropical medicine and infectious disease
- 6 May 2021
The high prevalence of MRSA indicates a major public health threat in Myanmar and there is an urgent need to strengthen the AMR surveillance and hospital infection control program in Myanmar.