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Prevalence of intestinal parasite infections on a national scale among primary schoolchildren in Laos
In order to investigate the epidemiological situation of intestinal parasite infections in Laos, parasitological surveys were carried out on a national scale including 17 provinces and the VientianeExpand
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Unlocking the Transcriptomes of Two Carcinogenic Parasites, Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrini
The two parasitic trematodes, Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrini, have a major impact on the health of tens of millions of humans throughout Asia. The greatest impact is through theExpand
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Genetic polymorphism of merozoite surface protein-1 and merozoite surface protein-2 in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from Myanmar
BackgroundMerozoite surface protein-1 (MSP-1) and MSP-2 of Plasmodium falciparum are potential vaccine candidate antigens for malaria vaccine development. However, extensive genetic polymorphism ofExpand
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Prevalence of cryptosporidiosis among the villagers and domestic animals in several rural areas of Korea.
The present study was undertaken to investigate the infection status of Cryptosporidium parvum in the villagers and the reservoir hosts in several rural areas in Korea. A total 5,262 fecal samplesExpand
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Fishborne Zoonotic Intestinal Trematodes, Vietnam
These parasites are an unrecognized food safety risk in a population with a tradition of eating raw fish.
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Fish-borne zoonotic trematode metacercariae in the Republic of Korea.
  • Woon-Mok Sohn
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Korean journal of parasitology
  • 26 October 2009
The prevalence of fish-borne trematodes (FBT), including Clonorchis sinensis, is still high in riverside areas of the Republic of Korea. The author reviewed the detection and identification methods,Expand
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Genetic polymorphism and natural selection of Duffy binding protein of Plasmodium vivax Myanmar isolates
BackgroundPlasmodium vivax Duffy binding protein (PvDBP) plays an essential role in erythrocyte invasion and a potential asexual blood stage vaccine candidate antigen against P. vivax. TheExpand
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High prevalence of liver and intestinal fluke infections among residents of Savannakhet Province in Laos.
The prevalence of liver and intestinal fluke infections was surveyed on residents of Savannakhet Province, Laos. Fecal specimens were collected from a total of 981 residents in 4 Mekong riversideExpand
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Prevalence of Opisthorchis viverrini infection in humans and fish in Kratie Province, Cambodia.
Opisthorchis viverrini is a medically important foodborne parasite in the Indochina Peninsula. In Cambodia, the prevalence of this trematode has been reported in Takeo Province, but not in otherExpand
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Clonorchis sinensis infection and increasing risk of cholangiocarcinoma in the Republic of Korea.
To evaluate the prevalence and risk factors of Clonorchis sinensis infection, an epidemiologic survey was performed (3,169 residents; age range: 30-87 years; mean age = 59; 1,973 women) in threeExpand
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