Watcharapong Piyaphanee

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Affiliation: Mahidol University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. pmc Risk of potentially rabid animal exposure among foreign travelers in Southeast Asia
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1852. 2012
  2. pmc Rabies exposure risk among foreign backpackers in Southeast Asia
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:1168-71. 2010
  3. pmc Travelers' malaria among foreigners at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Bangkok, Thailand - a 6-year review (2000-2005)
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 44:229-32. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Concurrent salmonella bacteremia in P. vivax infection--a report of 2 cases at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Thailand
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:616-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices among foreign backpackers toward malaria risk in southeast Asia
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Travel Med 16:101-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Incidence and impact of travelers' diarrhea among foreign backpackers in Southeast Asia: a result from Khao San road, Bangkok
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Travel Med 18:109-14. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of potential rabies exposure among Japanese expatriates and travelers in Thailand
    Wataru Kashino
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Travel Med 21:240-7. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior of foreign backpackers in the Khao San Road area, Bangkok
    Nils Kaehler
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 44:690-6. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergence and clearance of gametocytes in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:432-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Awareness, practices, and health problems of backpackers traveling during flooding in Thailand during 2011
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:1193-200. 2012

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Publications11

  1. pmc Risk of potentially rabid animal exposure among foreign travelers in Southeast Asia
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1852. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the risk of rabies exposure, i.e., by being bitten or licked by an animal, among travelers in Southeast Asia. The secondary objective was to assess their attitudes and practices related to rabies...
  2. pmc Rabies exposure risk among foreign backpackers in Southeast Asia
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:1168-71. 2010
    ..In this study, the incidence of being licked was 3.56%, and of being bitten 0.69%, on average stays of 30.06 days in Southeast Asia. More than a half (54%) of exposures occurred in the first 10 days after arrival in Southeast Asia...
  3. pmc Travelers' malaria among foreigners at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Bangkok, Thailand - a 6-year review (2000-2005)
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 44:229-32. 2006
    ..Only 1 P. falciparum case had complications. All cases were successfully treated with standard antimalarial drugs. Only 3 of the 21 cases were thought to be acquired in Thailand, the rest were regarded to be imported...
  4. ncbi request reprint Concurrent salmonella bacteremia in P. vivax infection--a report of 2 cases at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Thailand
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:616-8. 2007
    ..The second patient had no clinical response after receiving standard antimalarial drugs. Hemoculture was positive for Salmonella spp in both cases. They recovered completely after appropriate antibiotics and antimalarial treatment...
  5. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices among foreign backpackers toward malaria risk in southeast Asia
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Travel Med 16:101-6. 2009
    ..Malaria is still prevalent in Southeast Asia where large numbers of backpackers visit each year. This study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practices among foreign backpackers toward malaria risk in Southeast Asia...
  6. doi request reprint Incidence and impact of travelers' diarrhea among foreign backpackers in Southeast Asia: a result from Khao San road, Bangkok
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Travel Med 18:109-14. 2011
    ..Currently, the knowledge of travelers' diarrhea among this group is limited. This study aimed to determine the incidence and impact of travelers' diarrhea in this group...
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of potential rabies exposure among Japanese expatriates and travelers in Thailand
    Wataru Kashino
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Travel Med 21:240-7. 2014
    ..Thus, this study utilized a questionnaire to investigate the incidence of rabies exposure, as well as the knowledge, attitude, and practice toward rabies prevention among Japanese expatriates and travelers in Thailand...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior of foreign backpackers in the Khao San Road area, Bangkok
    Nils Kaehler
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 44:690-6. 2013
    ..One-fourth of backpackers in our study had casual sex during their trip. Their attitudes towards safe sex practices were not ideal. Methods to change attitudes and behavior about unprotected sex need to be explored in this population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergence and clearance of gametocytes in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:432-5. 2006
    ..However, 21 patients (9.8%) still had gametocytemia on discharge. Gametocytemia generally is present within the first 24 hours after admission, and emerges in only 1.9% of patients later on during treatment with artemisinin...
  10. ncbi request reprint Awareness, practices, and health problems of backpackers traveling during flooding in Thailand during 2011
    Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:1193-200. 2012
    ..8% of those (20/65) washed their feet/legs afterward. Our findings indicate most backpackers were inadequately aware of potential health hazards, such as leptospirosis, during the floods...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health risks in travelers to China: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2008 Beijing Olympics
    Xiaohong M Davis
    Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:4-8. 2008
    ..Tropical and parasitic diseases were rare. Pre-travel consultation for China travelers should be individualized according to these findings...