Mathirut Mungthin

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  1. pmc Influence of the pfmdr1 Gene on In Vitro Sensitivities of Piperaquine in Thai Isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Mathirut Mungthin
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg . 2017
  2. pmc The effects of serum lipids on the in vitro activity of lumefantrine and atovaquone against Plasmodium falciparum
    Kesinee Chotivanich
    MORU, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Rajvithi Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Malar J 11:177. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Drinking water: a possible source of Blastocystis spp. subtype 1 infection in schoolchildren of a rural community in central Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:401-6. 2008
  4. pmc Carriage rate of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in an orphanage in Bangkok, Thailand
    Watcharee Pagornrat
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3739-41. 2009
  5. pmc Genotypic characterization of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in specimens from pigs and humans in a pig farm community in Central Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1572-4. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Multiple modes of transmission of giardiasis in primary schoolchildren of a rural community, Thailand
    Supawat Ratanapo
    Department of Military and Community Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:611-5. 2008
  7. pmc Identification of genotypes of Enterocytozoon bieneusi from stool samples from human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3001-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence of waterborne transmission of Blastocystis hominis
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:658-62. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Determination of discriminatory power of genetic markers used for genotyping Giardia duodenalis
    Suradej Siripattanapipong
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:764-71. 2011
  10. pmc Role of Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter and multidrug resistance 1 genes on in vitro chloroquine resistance in isolates of Plasmodium falciparum from Thailand
    Chavachol Setthaudom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:606-11. 2011

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  1. pmc Influence of the pfmdr1 Gene on In Vitro Sensitivities of Piperaquine in Thai Isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Mathirut Mungthin
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg . 2017
    ....
  2. pmc The effects of serum lipids on the in vitro activity of lumefantrine and atovaquone against Plasmodium falciparum
    Kesinee Chotivanich
    MORU, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Rajvithi Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Malar J 11:177. 2012
    ..In this study, the consequences of lipidaemia on anti-malarial drug efficacy were assessed in vitro...
  3. ncbi request reprint Drinking water: a possible source of Blastocystis spp. subtype 1 infection in schoolchildren of a rural community in central Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:401-6. 2008
    ..Our information supports the evidence of water-borne transmission in this population...
  4. pmc Carriage rate of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in an orphanage in Bangkok, Thailand
    Watcharee Pagornrat
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3739-41. 2009
    ..bieneusi has been identified by PCR every 2 consecutive months since June 2003. The incidence ranged between 0.6 and 4.7/100 person-months. Person-to-person transmission was indicated by risk factor analysis and genotyping information...
  5. pmc Genotypic characterization of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in specimens from pigs and humans in a pig farm community in Central Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1572-4. 2009
    ..Genotyping of E. bieneusi from pigs showed genotypes O, E, and H. However, only genotype A was found in human subjects. This indicates nonzoonotic transmission of E. bieneusi in this community...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multiple modes of transmission of giardiasis in primary schoolchildren of a rural community, Thailand
    Supawat Ratanapo
    Department of Military and Community Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:611-5. 2008
    ..Washing hands before meals had a protective effect. From these significant risk factors, multiple modes of transmission of G. duodenalis were suggested in this population...
  7. pmc Identification of genotypes of Enterocytozoon bieneusi from stool samples from human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3001-4. 2006
    ..4%), while genotype E was the second most common (15.1%). Genotypes O and PigEBITS 7, previously found only in pigs, were observed in Thai HIV-infected patients. Phylogenetic analysis supported a zoonotic nature for E. bieneusi...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence of waterborne transmission of Blastocystis hominis
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:658-62. 2004
    ..Thus, waterborne transmission of B. hominis infection was indicated at this army base. However, other modes of transmission cannot be ruled out...
  9. ncbi request reprint Determination of discriminatory power of genetic markers used for genotyping Giardia duodenalis
    Suradej Siripattanapipong
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:764-71. 2011
    ..duodenalis than using any single locus...
  10. pmc Role of Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter and multidrug resistance 1 genes on in vitro chloroquine resistance in isolates of Plasmodium falciparum from Thailand
    Chavachol Setthaudom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:606-11. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that the additional mutations, in particular H97L in the pfcrt gene and Y184F in the pfmdr1 gene and its copy number, influence the level of chloroquine resistance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotype a in a Thai orphanage
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:104-7. 2005
    ..bieneusi infection. Our study suggests that E. bieneusi infection in this orphanage might be transmitted person to person...
  12. pmc Evaluation of the sensitivities of DNA extraction and PCR methods for detection of Giardia duodenalis in stool specimens
    Kwannan Nantavisai
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 45:581-3. 2007
    ..e., FTA filter paper and a PCR protocol using RH11/RH4 and GiarF/GiarR primers, showed no significant differences compared to immunofluorescence assay in terms of their sensitivities and specificities...
  13. pmc A follow-up study of Opisthorchis viverrini infection after the implementation of control program in a rural community, central Thailand
    Picha Suwannahitatorn
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasit Vectors 6:188. 2013
    ..This study aimed to re-assess the status of infection after implementation of intervention programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods in 2007-2009...
  14. pmc Polymorphisms of the pfmdr1 but not the pfnhe-1 gene is associated with in vitro quinine sensitivity in Thai isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Teera Poyomtip
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Malar J 11:7. 2012
    ..falciparum multidrug resistance 1 (pfmdr1), and P. falciparum Na+/H+ exchanger (pfnhe-1). This study was to investigate the role of the pfmdr1 and pfnhe-1 gene on in vitro QN sensitivity in Thai isolates of P. falciparum...
  15. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of short-term in vitro cultivation for the detection and molecular study of Blastocystis hominis in stool specimens
    Sumeth Termmathurapoj
    Department of Pathology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Road, Ratchathewi, 10400, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 93:445-7. 2004
    ..In vitro cultivation also enhanced PCR amplification for the detection of B. hominis in stool specimens. Our data show the usefulness of in vitro cultivation for the detection and molecular study of B. hominis in stool specimens...
  16. pmc Incidence and risk factors of Blastocystis infection in an orphanage in Bangkok, Thailand
    Duangnate Pipatsatitpong
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Parasit Vectors 5:37. 2012
    ..Unlike other intestinal parasitic infections such as giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis, the epidemiology of blastocystosis in children who live in crowded settings such as day-care centers and orphanages has been rarely explored...
  17. pmc Clonal diversity of the glutamate dehydrogenase gene in Giardia duodenalis from Thai isolates: evidence of genetic exchange or mixed infections?
    Suradej Siripattanapipong
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Rama VI Rd, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    BMC Microbiol 11:206. 2011
    ..e., Central, Northern, and Eastern regions. All specimens were analyzed using PCR-based genotyping and recombinant subcloning methods...
  18. pmc Exploring the contribution of candidate genes to artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum
    Mallika Imwong
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:2886-92. 2010
    ..Artemisinin resistance in western Cambodia is not linked to candidate genes, as was suggested by earlier studies...
  19. pmc Comparison of PCR methods for detection of Leishmania siamensis infection
    Atitaya Hitakarun
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    Parasit Vectors 7:458. 2014
    ..However, the sensitivities and specificities of these methods for the diagnosis of L. siamensis infection have never been evaluated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Spore shedding pattern of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in asymptomatic children
    Mathirut Mungthin
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Microbiol 54:473-6. 2005
    ..This suggests that light microscopy may not detect low levels of spore shedding. Considering that the asymptomatic group are a potential source of infection, detection methods with a higher sensitivity should be used...
  21. pmc Genotypic study of Pneumocystis jirovecii in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients in Thailand
    Suradej Siripattanapipong
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Rama VI Rd, Phayathai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2104-10. 2005
    ..4%) were infected with a single type of P. jirovecii, and fifteen (53.6%) were mixed infections. These differences may be used as genotypic markers for studying the epidemiology and transmission of P. jirovecii in the Thai population...
  22. doi request reprint PBS incubation, a simple technique to release miracidia of Opisthorchis-like eggs for DNA extraction
    Saiwasan Buathong
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Exp Parasitol 124:357-9. 2010
    ..Using PCR amplification, the sensitivity of the PBS incubation technique was as good as that obtained from freeze-thaw technique. Moreover, this low-cost technique is less laborious...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity of Pneumocystis jirovecii in Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:S330-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, unique types of P. jirovecii can be found in a specific group of populations. These types may be used as genetic markers to study the evolution of the organism in each geographical area...
  24. pmc Recurrences of visceral leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania siamensis after treatment with amphotericin B in a seronegative child
    Seksit Osatakul
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90110, Thailand Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:40-2. 2014
    ..She was treated with amphotericin B at 1 mg/kg/day for 3 weeks; however, recurrences occurred twice. The patient was cured after the administration of amphotericin B for 5 weeks and monthly prophylaxis for 6 months...
  25. ncbi request reprint How we teach military medicine to medical cadets at Phramongkutklao College of Medicine
    Suthee Panichkul
    Department of Military and Community Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 92:S140-4. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in military personnel and military dogs, Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 92:S53-9. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and risk factors among military personnel and military dogs at the Military Dog Center, Veterinary and Remount Department, Royal Thai Army, Thailand...
  27. pmc Incidence and risk factors of hookworm infection in a rural community of central Thailand
    Vittaya Jiraanankul
    Department of Parasitology, Department of Military and Community Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:594-8. 2011
    ..ceylanicum were also detected. Our data suggest transmission of both human and animal hookworms in this community. Thus, prevention and control strategies of hookworm infection should cover both human and animal infection...
  28. pmc Differential detection of Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, and Entamoeba moshkovskii by a single-round PCR assay
    Zulhainan Hamzah
    Department of Protozoology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3196-200. 2006
    ....
  29. doi request reprint The patterns of mutation and amplification of Plasmodium falciparum pfcrt and pfmdr1 genes in Thailand during the year 1988 to 2003
    Mathirut Mungthin
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 107:539-45. 2010
    ..The prominent pattern of pfmdr1 at codons 86/184/1034/1042/1246 was NFSND, with prevalence increasing from 40% to 95% during the 10-year period...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of giardiasis and genotypic characterization of Giardia duodenalis in hilltribe children, Northern Thailand
    Wilai Saksirisampant
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Trop Biomed 29:331-8. 2012
    ..019) in stools than those infected with assemblage A. Further study on the epidemiology of giardiasis especially risk factors associated with genotyping would help to understand the nature of this disease in each population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Human cytomegalovirus gB1 genotypes among children who live at the Phayathai Babies' home in Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Saowakon Paca-Uccaralertkun
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 44:636-40. 2013
    ..Our results show a high proportion of HCMV gB1 infected children in this population...
  32. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of PCR methods based on cytochrome c oxidase subunit one (cox1) and NADH dehydrogenase subunit one gene (nad1) to detect Opisthorchis viverrini in human fecal samples
    Saiwasan Buathong
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 114:3547-9. 2015
    ..1 and 71.7 % in specimens containing O. viverrini eggs of >100 eggs per gram (EPG). Additionally, these primers can be used to provide the information on genetic diversity from mitochondrial genes of O. viverrini...
  33. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of Opisthorchis viverrini infections in a rural community in Thailand
    Ram Rangsin
    Department of Military and Community Medicine, and Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:152-5. 2009
    ..6/100 person-years. The independent factors associated with opisthorchiasis were an age > 60 years and consuming chopped raw fish salad (Koi pla). Thus, avoiding this raw fish salad should be emphasized in the national control program...
  34. pmc Prevalence and Risk Factors for Blastocystis Infection Among Children and Caregivers in a Child Care Center, Bangkok, Thailand
    Duangnate Pipatsatitpong
    Department of Medical Technology and Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani, Thailand Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand Department of Military and Community Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 93:310-5. 2015
    ..3%, respectively, which were not significantly different. All 31 HIV-infected children were not infected with Blastocystis sp. The most likely reason could be the result of properly using prevention measures for this specific group. ..
  35. pmc Multilocus characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Leishmania siamensis isolated from autochthonous visceral leishmaniasis cases, southern Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    BMC Microbiol 13:60. 2013
    ..e., SSU-rRNA, ITS1, hsp70, and cyt b), using DNA sequences obtained from autochthonous VL patients from southern Thailand and reference sequences of reported Leishmania isolates from other studies deposited in GenBank...
  36. pmc Leishmaniasis in Thailand: A Review of Causative Agents and Situations
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg . 2017
    ..However, further studies are needed to prove that these sandflies could serve as the vector of leishmaniasis in Thailand...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pneumocystis jiroveci in HIV/AIDS patients: detection by FTA filter paper together with PCR in noninvasive induced sputum specimens
    Siraya Jaijakul
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:S294-9. 2005
    ..To detect P. jiroveci (previously named P. carinii) by PCR using FTA filter paper to extract the DNA, from noninvasive induced sputum samples of HIV/AIDS patients...
  38. pmc Distribution of pfmdr1 polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum isolated from Southern Thailand
    Mathirut Mungthin
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchawithi Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Malar J 13:117. 2014
    ..In addition, in vitro sensitivities of anti-malarial drugs including chloroquine, mefloquine, quinine, and artesunate were determined...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of disease and non-battle injury, anxiety and depression in the Royal Thai Armed Forces during the operation of the United Nations in Burundi
    Surakarn Saraithong
    Department of Surgery, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 92:S106-11. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and impact of common disease and non-battle injuries (DNBI) among the military personnel deployed to the operations of the United Nations (UN) in Burundi from June to December 2005...
  40. pmc Association between the pfmdr1 gene and in vitro artemether and lumefantrine sensitivity in Thai isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Mathirut Mungthin
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1005-9. 2010
    ..Separate analysis also indicated that parasites from different geographical areas were influenced by different genetic markers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Improved sensitivity of PCR amplification of glutamate dehydrogenase gene for detection and genotyping of Giardia duodenalis in stool specimen
    Parima Boontanom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:280-4. 2010
    ..This modified set of primers had a significantly higher sensitivity (82%) than that of a previously published PCR primer set (53%)...
  42. pmc In vitro atovaquone/proguanil susceptibility and characterization of the cytochrome b gene of Plasmodium falciparum from different endemic regions of Thailand
    Rommanee Khositnithikul
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchawithi Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Malar J 7:23. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the association between Blastocystis infection and irritable bowel syndrome
    Surapon Surangsrirat
    Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Ratchawithi Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 93:S119-24. 2010
    ..To assess the association between Blastocystis infection and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in Thai patients, Phramongkutklao Hospital...
  44. pmc Development of multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, and Entamoeba moshkovskii in clinical specimens
    Zulhainan Hamzah
    Department of Protozoology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:909-13. 2010
    ..dispar positive sample showed a mixed infection with E. moshkovskii. This is the first report of E. moshkovskii infection from Thailand and this assay is currently the most rapid and sensitive method to differentiate these human amoebas...
  45. pmc Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for simple detection of Leishmania infection
    Chaichontat Sriworarat
    Bangkok Christian College, Bangkok, 10500, Thailand
    Parasit Vectors 8:591. 2015
    ..To expand leishmaniasis diagnostic capabilities, we developed a simple colorimetric loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) technique for the direct detection of Leishmania DNA...
  46. ncbi request reprint Personality and social adjustment of medical cadets, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine
    Tassana Jaichumchuen
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 92:S101-5. 2009
    ..To determine personality and ability of social adjustment of medical cadets, Phramongkutkao College of Medicine. In addition, the factors influencing social adjustment in these medical cadets were evaluated...
  47. pmc Risk Factors for HIV Infection among Young Thai Men during 2005-2009
    Ram Rangsin
    Department of Military and Community Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136555. 2015
    ..We evaluated the risk factors for HIV prevalence among 17-29 year old men conscripted by a random process into the Royal Thai Army (RTA) in 8 cohorts from 2005-2009...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Blastocystis hominis carriage in Thai army personnel based in Chonburi, Thailand
    Paanjit Taamasri
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Rachathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Mil Med 167:643-6. 2002
    ..hominis carriage was found in the Ordnance Ammunition Battalion. In this battalion, privates who had education lower than the secondary school level had significantly greater risk of B. hominis carriage...
  49. pmc Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus skin infections among military conscripts undergoing basic training in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2014
    Thirapa Nivesvivat
    Department of Military and Community Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315, Ratchawithi Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    BMC Res Notes 9:179. 2016
    ..An investigation was performed to verify the outbreak and recommend future prevention and control strategies...
  50. pmc Comparative Diagnosis of Strongyloidiasis in Immunocompromised Patients
    Viravarn Luvira
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:401-4. 2016
    ..3% specific (negative predictive value). In conclusion, prevalence rates of strongyloidiasis in this study were 5-7%. Although agar plate culture was the most sensitive technique, the other diagnostic methods might be alternatively used. ..
  51. pmc Blastocystis isolates from a pig and a horse are closely related to Blastocystis hominis
    Umaporn Thathaisong
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science Center for Biotechnology, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 41:967-75. 2003
    ..hominis, with 92 to 94% identity. These results suggest the possibility of zoonotic potential of Blastocystis...