V Wiwanitkit

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Affiliation: Chulalongkorn University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. ncbi Urinary bladder carcinoma and human papilloma virus infection, an appraisal of risk
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:217-8. 2005
  2. pmc Encephalomeningocele cases over 10 years in Thailand: a case series
    Sitthiporn Agthong
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand 10330
    BMC Neurol 2:3. 2002
  3. ncbi Hepatitis virus B is not a risk factor in hepatoblastoma patients
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:213-4. 2005
  4. ncbi Cancer risk for Thai traffic police exposed to traffic benzene vapor
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:219-20. 2005
  5. ncbi Correlation between plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 4G/5G polymorphism and pre-eclampsia: an appraisal
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, 10330, Bangkok, Thailand
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:322-4. 2006
  6. ncbi Correlation between rainfall and the prevalence of malaria in Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect 52:227-30. 2006
  7. ncbi Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism: I and D alleles from some different countries
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 10:179-82. 2004
  8. ncbi Interaction between BRCA1 and human papilloma virus E7: an ontology study
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:146-9. 2006
  9. ncbi Thrombin-like effect of an important green pit viper toxin, albolabrin: a bioinformatic study
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Arch Toxicol 80:829-32. 2006
  10. ncbi Underweight schoolchildren in a rural school near the Thai-Cambodian border
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:458-61. 2003

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  1. ncbi Urinary bladder carcinoma and human papilloma virus infection, an appraisal of risk
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:217-8. 2005
    ..The overall HPV DNA positive rates for the patients and healthy control subjects were 25.5 % (61/239) and 11.5 % (6/52), respectively, the odds ratio of 2.6 pointing to potential as a risk factor...
  2. pmc Encephalomeningocele cases over 10 years in Thailand: a case series
    Sitthiporn Agthong
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand 10330
    BMC Neurol 2:3. 2002
    ..Its underlying cause is not known but teratogenic environmental agents are suspected. However, nutritional deficiency, as in spina bifida, cannot be excluded...
  3. ncbi Hepatitis virus B is not a risk factor in hepatoblastoma patients
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:213-4. 2005
    ..05). Therefore, hepatitis B infection does not appear to be a contributing factor for hepatoblastoma. Further studies are needed to clarify which are the risk factors for the hepatoblastoma...
  4. ncbi Cancer risk for Thai traffic police exposed to traffic benzene vapor
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:219-20. 2005
    ..This is clearly a cause of concern and annual check up and monitoring for benzene exposure among traffic police should be set up as part of a program for primary prevention of occupation -- related cancer...
  5. ncbi Correlation between plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 4G/5G polymorphism and pre-eclampsia: an appraisal
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, 10330, Bangkok, Thailand
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:322-4. 2006
    ..Here, the author performs a summative analysis on the recent previous reports on the PAI-1 4G/5G and its correlation to pre-eclampsia...
  6. ncbi Correlation between rainfall and the prevalence of malaria in Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect 52:227-30. 2006
    ..Further, similar study to assess the correlation between the rainfall and prevalence of infection in the other countries is required to fulfill the conclusion...
  7. ncbi Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism: I and D alleles from some different countries
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 10:179-82. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi Interaction between BRCA1 and human papilloma virus E7: an ontology study
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:146-9. 2006
    ..Here, the author used a new gene ontology technology to predict the molecular function and biological process of BRCA1 and E7...
  9. ncbi Thrombin-like effect of an important green pit viper toxin, albolabrin: a bioinformatic study
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Arch Toxicol 80:829-32. 2006
    ..Explanations on the effect of green pit viper toxin on the hemostasis can be derived from this study. Furthermore, future researches based on the reported identities can be expected...
  10. ncbi Underweight schoolchildren in a rural school near the Thai-Cambodian border
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:458-61. 2003
    ..Our findings also revealed problems of nutrition and sanitation among the schoolchildren. In conclusion, schoolchildren in rural areas should be considered a priority in the national health and nutrition promotion programs...
  11. ncbi Pharmacogenomic effect of cytochrome P450 2C9 polymorphisms in different populations
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 12:219-22. 2006
    ..This phenomenon is ethnically dependent. Due to the high variant frequency among whites in the West, the investigation for CYP2C9 might be useful for this population, not the Asians, whose variant frequency is very low...
  12. ncbi Screening for cervical cancer, results from Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 10330
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:329-30. 2006
    ..Health education seems to play an important role in success of the cervical cancer screening program for Thai females...
  13. ncbi IgA-CD89 complex in IgA nephropathy: a study on molecular function
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Ren Fail 28:457-9. 2006
    ..It can be seen that the two main functional aberrations of IgA-CD89 complex might be due to signal transduction and binding activity...
  14. ncbi A note on the anti-HIV seroprevalence of the mothers in the labor room at a rural Thai hospital
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 270:314. 2004
  15. pmc Overview of hymenolepis diminuta infection among Thai patients
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    MedGenMed 6:7. 2004
    ..Hymenolepis diminuta infection is a very rare cestode infection. Until present, fewer than 500 cases have been observed worldwide...
  16. pmc A note on urine trans, trans muconic acid level among a sample of Thai police: implication for an occupational health issue
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Yale J Biol Med 76:103-8. 2003
    ..05). Working in the air pollution in the urban area can be health hazard for the police. Exposure to the benzene from automobile exhaust can be an important occupational problem for these police...
  17. ncbi Comparison for functional aberration of G-6-PD deficiency variants with exon 10 mutations
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Hematology 10:261-3. 2005
    ..The identification of the structural aberration only in a G-6-PD deficiency variant is not sufficient and should be supplemented with a further functional analysis for a better insight in this topic...
  18. ncbi Modeling for tertiary structure of globin chain in Hemoglobin Suan-Dok disorder
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Hematology 10:163-5. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi Monitoring of urine trans, trans-muconic acid level among smokers and non-smokers
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Respir Med 99:788-91. 2005
    ..05). Since the higher urinary ttMA indicates the higher occult risk for cancer, the usage of urinary ttMA is recommended as a monitoring tool to follow up benzene exposure in the smokers...
  20. ncbi Hepatitis G virus RNA positivity among the voluntary blood donors: a summary
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand 10330
    Ann Hepatol 4:43-6. 2005
    ..05). The HGV infection seems to distribute in all ethnicities all over the world, implying the global importance of this hepatitis virus infection. Screening for HGV RNA might be an important test in blood bank process in the future...
  21. ncbi Seroprevalence of hepatitis virus B seropositive in the patients with cholangiocarcinoma: a summary
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:27-8. 2005
    ..5% (83/565). Further analysis revealed no correlation between prevalence rate and nationality of the studied population (P > 0.05). Therefore, hepatitis B infection might be a contributing factor for cholangiocarcinoma development...
  22. ncbi Individuals with HGV-RNA are at high risk of B cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma development
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:215-6. 2005
    ..4 % (15/178) and 0.8 % (3/355), respectively, with an odds ratio is 10.8. According to this study, it can be seen that individuals who are HGV RNA positive may be at very high risk of B cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma development...
  23. ncbi Comparison of cost effectiveness between measuring the serum erythropoietin level and reticulocyte count for monitoring thalassemic patients: a note in Thai beta thalassemia/Hb E subjects
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Hematology 9:311-3. 2004
    ..33 and 50 baht/detection, respectively. () Therefore, the reticulocyte count is more cost effective and is recommended for routine usage in our current medico-economic setting...
  24. ncbi A survey on breast self-examination among Thai adult women in a rural distant subdistrict
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:439-40. 2004
  25. ncbi Prostate specific antigen for screening for prostate cancer: an appraisal of Thai reports
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:406-8. 2004
    ..However, serum PSA cannot be used for a definitive diagnosis, for which pathological confirmation is also necessary...
  26. ncbi Urine phenol and myeloperoxidase index: an observation in benzene exposed subjects
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 10330
    Leuk Lymphoma 45:1643-5. 2004
    ..Of interest, the regression analysis show no significant correlation between urine phenol level and MPXI (r = -0.05, P = 0.81)...
  27. ncbi Secondary and tertiary structure aberration of alpha globin chain in haemoglobin Q-India disorder
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 10330
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 49:491-4. 2006
    ..The predicted tertiary structure also supports this finding. The results from this study can be good data for further study on Hb Q-India disorder, which can bring to the further understanding on this hemoglobinopathy...
  28. ncbi Analysis of functional aberration of some important beta hemoglobinopathies (hemoglobin C, D, E, and S) from nanostructures
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Nanomedicine 1:213-5. 2005
    ..Identifying only the structural aberration in a hemoglobinopathy is not sufficient; additional functional analysis is recommended. The functional analysis presented here may be a good model for further research...
  29. ncbi Interaction between leptin and leptin receptor in gastric carcinoma: gene ontology analysis
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 99:201-5. 2007
    ..Loss of hormone activity and disturbance of normal cell signaling pathway of leptin can be seen. Blocking of receptor might be rational therapeutic strategy...
  30. ncbi Endothelin-1 and protein kinase C co-expression in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Diabetes Complications 21:359-62. 2007
    ..This finding can be a good explanation for the co-expression between ET-1 and PKC in the pathogenesis of DR...
  31. ncbi Weak linkage in androgen receptor: identification of mutation-prone points
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Fertil Steril 91:e1-3. 2009
    ..To identify the points vulnerable to mutation is a new trend to expand the knowledge on disorders in genomic and proteomic level of diseases...
  32. ncbi Mutation-prone points in thrombin receptor
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 25:190-2. 2008
    ..Mutation within TR can be seen. Presently, the prediction of protein nanostructure and function is a great challenge in the proteomics and structural genomics era...
  33. pmc LDL-cholesterol lowering effect of a generic product of simvastatin compared to simvastatin (Zocor) in Thai hypercholesterolemic subjects -- a randomized crossover study, the first report from Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 2:1. 2002
    ..Here, we reported the study on the LDL-cholesterol-lowering effect of a generic simvastatin product in comparison with the Zocor, in 43 healthy thai volunteers...
  34. doi Effect of interleukin-2 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha on osteopontin: molecular function and biological process
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Int 50:213-5. 2008
    ..This might be an important part in the pathogenesis of BA, but the function of IL-2 and TNF-alpha in OPN expression is not well understood...
  35. pmc High serum alkaline phosphatase levels, a study in 181 Thai adult hospitalized patients
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    BMC Fam Pract 2:2. 2001
    ..An increase in ALP levels in the serum is frequently associated with a variety of diseases. This study was done in order to determine the diseases associated with a high ALP level among Thai adult hospitalized patients...
  36. ncbi The hometowns of malaria patients admitted to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:20-4. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi Cancer immunomics and application of 'omics' for cancer management
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Wiwanitkit House, 38 167 Soi Yim Prayoon Sukhapiban 1 Road Bangkhae, Bangkok 10160, Thailand
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 3:807-12. 2007
    ..In this article, the author will present the basic concepts on cancer immunomics and application for basic study of the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of cancer...
  38. pmc Intestinal parasitic infections in Thai HIV-infected patients with different immunity status
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    BMC Gastroenterol 1:3. 2001
    ..In this study, a cross sectional study to document the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection in Thai HIV-infected patients with different immune status was performed...
  39. ncbi Structure of human BRCA2-RAD51 by molecular docking study
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:625-7. 2007
    ..However, the knowledge on the complex, recombination, between BRCA2- RAD51 is limited...
  40. ncbi Type I diabetes mellitus in human and chimpanzee: a comparison of kyoto encyclopedia of genes and genomes pathway
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Diabetes Technol Ther 9:145-8. 2007
    ..Studies of pathways for type 1 diabetes in other living things can give useful information on the nature of type 1 diabetes...
  41. ncbi Knowledge about blood donation among a sample of Thai university students
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Vox Sang 83:97-9. 2002
    ..The present study was therefore conducted among the students of Chulalongkorn University to assess their knowledge of voluntary, non-remunerated blood donation...
  42. ncbi Weak binding affinity of immunoglobin G, an explanation for the immune mimicking theory in pathophysiologic findings in the recovery phase of dengue
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Nanomedicine 1:239-40. 2005
    ..According to this study, the significant discrimination of modeled Ig complexes can be detected. The finding, which is expected for the late recovery phase of dengue, implies the difficulty in mimicking immune complex formation...
  43. ncbi Prevalence of anti-HIV seropositivity in Myanmar migrators in a rural area of Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalonhkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Viral Immunol 15:661-3. 2002
    ..2%. The rates in males and females were 4.1% and 1.2%, respectively. Since these migrants can carry the disease into Thailand, screening tests as a prevention strategies are necessary...
  44. ncbi The rate of anti-HIV seropositivity among donated cadavers: experience in a cadaver donation center
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalonhkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Viral Immunol 15:659-60. 2002
    ..Of the total 84 cadavers received, two cadavers (2.4%) were anti-HIV seropositive. With the increasing rate of anti-HIV, screening for anti-HIV serology in donated cadavers for medical teaching is of great benefit...
  45. ncbi A study on functional similarity between dengue non structural protein 1 and platelet integrin/adhesin protein, CD61
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 10330
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 18:13-6. 2006
    ..The proof on the functional correlation between DNS1 and platelet integrin/adhesin proteins is needed...
  46. ncbi A note on the prevalence of anti-HIV seropositivity in the Preadmission Clinic of the largest Thai Red Cross Society clinic
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalonhkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Viral Immunol 15:651-3. 2002
    ..However, in a setting where HIV infection is common, such as in Thailand, the physician should practice universal precautions since any serological test poses dangers during diagnosis...
  47. ncbi An overview of hepatitis B serology screening check-up program among Thai workers
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalonhkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Viral Immunol 15:647-9. 2002
    ..8%). Screening for parasitic infection among this population can help decrease the development of late complications as well as rejection of laborers by their employers...
  48. ncbi A note in the high prevalence of anti-HCV seropositivity among hilltribers in Mae Jam District, Northern Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Viral Immunol 15:645-6. 2002
  49. ncbi A correlative study on red blood cell parameters and urine trans, trans-muconic acid in subjects with occupational benzene exposure
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Toxicol Pathol 35:268-9. 2007
    ..Combinations between biomarker and hematological test are recommended...
  50. pmc A note on clinical presentations of amebic liver abscess: an overview from 62 Thai patients
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    BMC Fam Pract 3:13. 2002
    ..Here, we study the clinical presentations of 62 Thai patients with amebic liver abscess. We also compare the clinical presentations of Anti HIV seronegative and Anti HIV seropositive patients...
  51. ncbi A note on the correlation between rainfall and the prevalence of Gnathostoma spp. infective stage larvae in swamp eels in Thailand
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasite 11:401-4. 2004
    ..However, this study focused on only 33 cross-sectional surveys in Thailand; further similar study in other countries to assess the correlation between rainfall and the prevalence of infection is required to substantiate this conclusion...
  52. ncbi Marked increase in serum transferrin receptor among Thai children with Hb-E-beta-thalassaemia
    C Boonchalermvichian
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:601-3. 2002
    ..To determine the serum transferrin receptor (sTfR) level in patients with Hb-E-beta-thalassaemia attending a paediatric haematology clinic...
  53. ncbi Urine trans,trans-muconic acid as a biomarker for benzene exposure in gas station attendants in Bangkok, Thailand
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical Faculty, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 31:399-401. 2001
    ..00 (SD +/- 12.49) mg/g creatinine (p < 0.05). Based on these findings, wider use of urine ttMA determination is recommended as a biomarker for occupational exposure to benzene...
  54. ncbi Combined one-tube osmotic fragility (OF) test and dichlorophenol-indolphenol (DCIP) test screening for hemoglobin disorders, an experience in 213 Thai pregnant women
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Lab 48:525-8. 2002
    ..Therefore, screening tests for abnormal genotypes offer an effective method for coping with this problem. This study has been designed to study basic screening tests for inherited hemoglobin disorders in Thai pregnant women...
  55. ncbi Pineapple juice for digestion of swamp eel viscera for harvesting infective-stage larva of Gnathostoma spp
    Suphan Soogarun
    Department of Clinical Microscopy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:267-9. 2004
    ..05). Thus, pineapple juice is another enzyme of choice for recovering Gnathostoma spinigerum third-stage larvae...
  56. ncbi High urine ttMA levels among fishermen from a Thai rural village
    Supaporn Thummachinda
    Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:878-80. 2002
    ..015 +/- 0.053 mg/g creatinine) (p < 0.05). We recommend the monitoring of urine ttMA in these workers. The monitoring of the possible benzene contamination of the water and fish is recommended for further study...
  57. ncbi Gnathostoma infective stage larvae in swamp eels (Fluta alba) at a metropolitan market in Bangkok, Thailand
    Suphun Sugaroon
    Department of Clinical Microscopy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 33:94-6. 2003
    ..The prevalence of G. spinigerum L3s in the eels was much higher in the rainy season (June and July, 74%) than during April and May (8%). Therefore, prevention programs for gnathostomiasis should be emphasized during the rainy season...
  58. ncbi The effect of cigarette smoking on urinary hippuric acid concentration in Thai workers with occupational exposure to toluene
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:S236-40. 2002
    ..No significant difference was found between urine hippuric acid level between both groups. The data from the current study indicates that smoking does not influence the urinary hippuric acid levels in this study group...
  59. ncbi The urine trans, trans muconic acid biomarker and platelet count in a sample of subjects with benzene exposure
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 10:73-6. 2004
    ..This report is the first world report on this topic and the results from this study can provide good basic data for further understanding the effect of benzene exposure on the platelet...
  60. ncbi Platelet count and platelet parameters in hemoglobin E carriers
    Suphan Soogarun
    Department of Clinical Microscopy, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 10:285-6. 2004
    ..05). Although there are reports that indicate the change in the quality of platelet in hemoglobin E disorders, no quantitative disorder was detected. There was no trend toward increased platelet count in the HbE carriers...
  61. ncbi Methodology evaluation of a new immunoturbidimetric method for measuring serum soluble transferrin receptor
    N Paritpokee
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 19:207-11. 2001
    ..670 mg/l and 93.33% of patients diagnosed beta-thalassemia/HbE had values > 2.670 mg/l. In conclusion, this immunoturbidimeteric test yields good laboratory performance characteristics in terms of precision and accuracy...
  62. ncbi Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism is correlated to the progression of disease in patients with IgA nephropathy: a meta-analysis
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 10330
    Ren Fail 28:697-9. 2006
    ..According to this study, the frequency of DD genotype in group 1 is significant higher than group 2 (p < 0.05). In addition, the author first reports a non-significant correlation between the ethnicity and the ACE gene polymorphism...
  63. pmc Causative agents of liver abscess in Thai hepatitis B carriers
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    MedGenMed 6:10. 2004
    ..The causative pathogens of HBV carriers were similar to those in the overall patient population with abscess. The treatment plan for liver abscess in the general population can also be applied to HBV carriers...
  64. ncbi Classification of risk occupation for benzene exposure by urine trans, trans-munconic acid level
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 10330 Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:149-50. 2006
    ..Of interest, the high risk occupations were found to be those which have direct contact with benzene in environmental ambient air, with petroleum fuel as the common source...
  65. ncbi The prevalence of hepatitis B seropositivity among patients with cholangiocarcinoma
    Arpha Pinyosophon
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalonhkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Viral Immunol 15:655-7. 2002
    ..Further long-term study to study the relation of hepatitis B infection and cholangiocarcinoma is recommended...
  66. ncbi A note on urinary trans,trans-muconic acid level among Thai press workers
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Biomarkers 8:339-42. 2003
    ....
  67. ncbi Correlation between serum transferrin receptor and percentage of parasitemia in malaria. A preliminary report
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 10330
    Parasite 14:165-7. 2007
    ..59 +/- 11.29 mg/L. The average percentage of parasitemia was 3.4 +/- 3.5 % (range 2 to 13 %). According to this study, there is significant correlation between both parameters (r = 0.921; p < 0.05)...
  68. ncbi Monitoring of lead exposure among mechanics in Bangkok
    J Suwansaksri
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:661-3. 2001
    ..24 +/- 5.82 microg/dl. There was a significant difference between the two groups (p < 0.05). Based on this study, consideration of the prevention of exposure to lead among mechanics as a public health strategy is recommended...
  69. ncbi Pesticides, fresh water fish, liver flukes and nitrosamines: A story of cholangiocarcinoma development in Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:961-2. 2009
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  70. ncbi Rate of malarial infection among foreigners in a tertiary hospital of Thailand: change of epidemiology and importance of travel medicine (1996-2005)
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Vector Borne Dis 44:219-22. 2007
    ..At present, trade and travel can impact on vector-borne diseases, including malaria. Transmission of malaria from an endemic to a non-endemic area can be expected and this can affect the pattern of malaria epidemiology...
  71. ncbi Effect of smoking on platelet count and platelet parameters: an observation
    Jamsai Suwansaksri
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 10:287-8. 2004
    ..Of the 30 police, there are 5 non-smokers and 25 smokers. The platelet counts and platelet parameters of the subjects were not significantly different between smokers and non-smokers...
  72. ncbi A cost utility analysis of the right method for screening hemoglobin E among Thai pregnant women
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, 10330, Bangkok, Thailand
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:88-90. 2006
    ..The common screening methods include red blood cell (RBC) index determination, application of mathematical model and hemoglobin electrophoresis...
  73. ncbi Anti HCV seroprevalence among the voluntary blood donors in Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Hematology 10:431-3. 2005
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  74. ncbi A trend of platelet indices in patients with green pit viper toxin
    Suphan Soogarun
    Department of Clinical Microscopy, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 9:337-9. 2003
    ..The components of green pit viper venom that have these hematologic effects in humans are interesting and should be further identified...
  75. ncbi Feasibility of urinary trans, trans-muconic acid determination using high performance liquid chromatography for biological monitoring of benzene exposure
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 84:S263-8. 2001
    ..The flow rate was started at 1.2 ml/min. The ttMA and IS were detected at 4.2 to 4.4 and 12.6-13.3 minutes, respectively. The lowest detection limit was 0.05 mg/L...
  76. ncbi Human herpes virus 6 antibodies in beta-thalassemia/hemoglobin E pediatric patients
    P Bhattarakosol
    Division of Medical Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:149-51. 2002
    ..Increased awareness of HHV-6 infection among this population is necessary...
  77. ncbi Causative agents of liver abscess in those with liver cirrhosis: a 10-year case review of hospitalized patients in Thailand
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:513-6. 2002
    ..Aspiration of liver abscesses, to obtain pus samples for culture and microscopy, is therefore recommended...
  78. ncbi The use of CAM by HIV-positive patients in Thailand
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Complement Ther Med 11:39-41. 2003
    ..Our objective was to determine the frequency of use of CAM by HIV-positive patients in Thailand...
  79. ncbi Effect of gold nanoparticle on the microscopic morphology of white blood cell
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Cytopathology 20:109-10. 2009
    ..In medicine, there is limited knowledge on the toxicity of nanoparticles. In medicine, there has been limited knowledge on the effect of nanoparticles on the white blood cell...
  80. doi Ligand binding prediction for BRCA1, a key molecule in the pathogenesis of breast cancer
    V Wiwanitkit
    Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok 10160, Thailand
    Indian J Cancer 47:139-41. 2010
    ..The role of BRCA1 as a predictive marker of chemotherapy response in breast cancer is proposed. Ligand binding is an important factor in the success of chemoprevention...
  81. doi Difference in physiogenomics between male and female infertility
    V Wiwanitkit
    Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand Hainan Medical College, Hainan, China
    Andrologia 40:158-60. 2008
    ..Systemic approach on the pathophysiology and genomics might provide useful information to better understand the pathogenesis of infertility. In this work, physiogenomics analysis for infertility in male and female was performed...
  82. ncbi How medical students in their pre-clinical year perceive their own hepatitis-B-virus status: the results of a study in a Thai medical school
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:627-30. 2002
    ..Those students entering Thai medical schools for the first time clearly need to be better educated about hepatitis B and to be encouraged to be vaccinated before they begin any clinical practices...
  83. ncbi Enterobius vermicularis infection among pre-school children in Karen hilltribe villages in Chiang Mai, Thailand
    A Tukaew
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:70-1. 2002
    ..vermicularis eggs, giving an overall infection rate of 45.38%. We were able to determine that E. vermicularis infection is prevalent among the children of these hilltribe villages...
  84. ncbi Serum concentrations of soluble transferrin receptor among paediatric patients with transfusion-dependant beta-thalassaemia/haemoglobin E
    N Bhokaisawan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:427-9. 2002
  85. ncbi A survey of the infective larvae of Gnathostoma spinigerum in swamp eels bought in a local market in Bangkok, Thailand
    W Saksirisampant
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:191-5. 2002
    ..However, the period covered by the present study was unusually wet, and the prevalence of eel infection may depend on rainfall more than season...
  86. ncbi Gold nanoparticles and a microscopic view of platelets: a preliminary observation
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Cardiovasc J Afr 20:141-2. 2009
    ..A solution of gold nanoparticles was mixed with a blood sample and analysed. The results showed platelet aggregation. This finding could be useful for the development of new haemostatic drugs...
  87. ncbi Comparative study between the classical Westergren and the new sealed vacuum extraction methods for erythrocyte sedimentation rate determination
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 84:577-80. 2001
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  88. ncbi Energy change in the formation of conjugated bilirubin: a possible responsive mechanism for liver cell pathology
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 99:94-5. 2007
    ..The nature of this energy-producing reaction can be a good explanation. Increased energy delivery in conjugated hyperbilirubinemia in liver disease might be a responsive mechanism to hepatic damage...
  89. ncbi Needle stick injuries during medical training among Thai pre-clinical year medical students of the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
    V Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 84:120-4. 2001
    ..Not only prevention of accidents but also post-exposure management should be frequently reiterated to the medical students at every level. Any medical practice of students should be under supervisor control...
  90. doi Important vaccines used as tools for tertiary prevention in oncology patients
    V Wiwanitkit
    Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok 10160, Thailand
    Indian J Cancer 47:339-43. 2010
    ..In this article, the important vaccines for oncology patients are briefly discussed. There are many interesting vaccinations that are useful for tertiary prevention in oncology patients...
  91. doi Correlation between platelet parameters and urinary phenol level: a note in subjects exposed to benzene
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:261-2. 2008
  92. ncbi A report on a cluster of travelers' diarrhea among Cambodian students visiting Thailand
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Travel Med 14:245-7. 2007
    ..Travelers' diarrhea is an important gastrointestinal disorder in developing countries...
  93. ncbi Using of osmotic fragility (OF) and dichlorophenol-indolephenol (DCIP) tests screening for antenatal clinic: appraisal of usefulness of the program in rural Thai communities
    Viroj Wiwanitkit
    Rural Remote Health 6:587. 2006
  94. ncbi A note on the mean corpuscular volume in hemoglobin E carriers
    Suphan Soogarun
    Lab Hematol 10:191-2. 2004