J Waikagul

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Affiliation: Mahidol University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of intestinal parasitic infections among schoolchildren in Nan Province, Northern Thailand
    J Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:218-23. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The Asian Center of International Parasite Control (ACIPAC): five years of achievement. II. ACIPAC human resources development
    Jitra Waikagul
    Asian Center of International Parasite Control, Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:13-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Taeniasis, cysticercosis and echinococcosis in Thailand
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 55:S175-80. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Southeast Asian tropical medicine and parasitology network
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 55:S297-300. 2006
  5. doi request reprint A new species of Paragonimus (Trematoda: Troglotrematidae) from a cat infected with metacercariae from mountain crabs Larnaudia larnaudii
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Parasitol 93:1496-500. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Conjunctiva philophthalmosis: a case report in Thailand
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:848-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Parasitological monitoring of helminth control program in Northern Thailand
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:1008-14. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Serodiagnosis of human opisthorchiasis using cocktail and electroeluted Bithynia snail antigens
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 51:237-47. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Paragonimiasis prevalences in Saraburi Province, Thailand, measured 20 years apart
    Tippayarat Yoonuan
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:593-600. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Copro-DNA diagnosis of Opisthorchis viverrini and Haplorchis taichui infection in an endemic area of Lao PDR
    Megumi Sato
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:28-35. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of intestinal parasitic infections among schoolchildren in Nan Province, Northern Thailand
    J Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:218-23. 2002
    ..Health promotion, by means of a school-based educational approach is recommended; regular check-ups should be implemented, and a continuos program of treatment should be considered...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Asian Center of International Parasite Control (ACIPAC): five years of achievement. II. ACIPAC human resources development
    Jitra Waikagul
    Asian Center of International Parasite Control, Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:13-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Taeniasis, cysticercosis and echinococcosis in Thailand
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 55:S175-80. 2006
    ..Taeniasis will persist in Thailand as the consumption of raw/half-cooked meat dishes is still a normal practice for Thai people...
  4. ncbi request reprint Southeast Asian tropical medicine and parasitology network
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 55:S297-300. 2006
    ..These institutional and conference networks will enable closer links, to promote the health of people in the Southeast Asian region...
  5. doi request reprint A new species of Paragonimus (Trematoda: Troglotrematidae) from a cat infected with metacercariae from mountain crabs Larnaudia larnaudii
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Parasitol 93:1496-500. 2007
    ..The tegumental spines of the worm in this study were singly spaced in arrangement, which is similar to, but larger than, the spines of P. heterotremus. Therefore, Paragonimus pseudoheterotremus is proposed as a new species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Conjunctiva philophthalmosis: a case report in Thailand
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:848-9. 2006
    ..a trematode that parasitizes the eyes of birds. This is the first human case of Philophthalmus infection in Thailand...
  7. ncbi request reprint Parasitological monitoring of helminth control program in Northern Thailand
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:1008-14. 2008
    ..Most hookworm and Trichuris infections were of light intensity. Heavy intensity infection was found in 12.8-18.1% of Ascaris cases examined. Parasite infection rates in Chaloem Phra Kiat District can be classified as low prevalence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Serodiagnosis of human opisthorchiasis using cocktail and electroeluted Bithynia snail antigens
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 51:237-47. 2002
    ..84 (cocktail antigen) and 0.87 (eluted antigen). This study showed that Bithynia snail antigen could be used to replace worm antigen in the antibody detection of human O. viverrini infection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Paragonimiasis prevalences in Saraburi Province, Thailand, measured 20 years apart
    Tippayarat Yoonuan
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:593-600. 2008
    ..No infections were found in villagers age < 30 years, despite the high density of metacercariae in the crabs, indicating a change in the habit of eating raw food among the younger people...
  10. ncbi request reprint Copro-DNA diagnosis of Opisthorchis viverrini and Haplorchis taichui infection in an endemic area of Lao PDR
    Megumi Sato
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:28-35. 2010
    ..These results showed that copro-DNA diagnosis was useful for the differential diagnosis of O. viverrini and H. taichui infection, which could not be discriminated by microscopy...
  11. doi request reprint School-based health education for the control of soil-transmitted helminthiases in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand
    M T Anantaphruti
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 102:521-8. 2008
    ..The activities need to be sustainable and supported by appropriate school-health policies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Iso-electricfocusing of Bithynia snail antigens for IgG- and IgG(1-4)-ELISA detection of human opisthorchiasis
    Wallop Pakdee
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:813-20. 2010
    ..Thus, Iso-AgF7 to IgG1 was a good candidate antigen to be developed for detection of antibodies against Opisthorchis viverrini...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of benzimidazole carbamate on an intestinal fluke co-infected with nematodes
    Jitra Waikagul
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:233-7. 2005
    ..6% cure rate and the placebo at 15.9%. At the single dose, benzimidazole could not completely expelled the haplorchid; but could reduce one third to two fifth of the infection, similar to the drugs efficacy against Trichuris infection...
  14. doi request reprint Molecular and serological survey on taeniasis and cysticercosis in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand
    Malinee T Anantaphruti
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 59:326-30. 2010
    ..These 4 confirmed or suspected cysticercosis cases were free of T. solium worms, but two of them including confirmed NCC case had a past (>1 year) history of expelling proglottids in the stool...
  15. pmc Haplorchis taichui as a possible etiologic agent of irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms
    Dorn Watthanakulpanich
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 48:225-9. 2010
    ..This study has reported a possible link between H. taichui and IBS, and H. taichui might probably play a role in the etiology of these IBS-like symptoms...
  16. doi request reprint The second outbreak of trichinellosis caused by Trichinella papuae in Thailand
    Teera Kusolsuk
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Ratchawithi Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:433-7. 2010
    ..All infected people were successfully treated with mebendazole; the one patient with severe symptomatology was treated successfully with prednisolone...
  17. ncbi request reprint Negative-ELISA using native and filtrated cystic fluid antigens to rule out cystic echinococcosis
    Paron Dekumyoy
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:139-45. 2005
    ..10 Ag to produce a negative result to echinococcosis, because limited cystic fluid antigen (Thai patient) for test improvement, a lot of cross-reactions and only two protoscolex-positive controls are available...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fish as the natural second intermediate host of Gnathostoma spinigerum
    Wichit Rojekittikhun
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:63-9. 2002
    ..We describe one additional fish species, Systomus orphoides (Puntius orphoides), which is first recorded as a naturally infected second intermediate host of G. spinigerum...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cysticercosis: IgG-ELISA evaluations of peak1 antigen and <30 kDa antigen of delipidized extract of Taenia solium metacestodes
    Paron Dekumyoy
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:1-9. 2004
    ..MWCOP1Ag gave higher sensitivity than that of DLPP1Ag but some cross-reactivity occurred...
  20. ncbi request reprint Paragonimiasis in Nan Province, northern Thailand
    Dorn Watthanakulpanich
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:853-7. 2005
    ..A survey for natural intermediate hosts to complete the life cycle was in progress at that time, and the detection of paragonimiasis cases indicated that there was persistence of paragonimiasis in the endemic area of Nan Province...
  21. ncbi request reprint Soil-transmitted helminthiases and health behaviors among schoolchildren and community members in a west-central border area of Thailand
    Malinee T Anantaphruti
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:260-6. 2004
    ..Examination of the health behavior of the study samples showed that approximately 75% always defecated in a toilet. Schoolchildren who always wore shoes comprised 67%, which was lower than the community, at 85%...
  22. pmc Anchitrema sanguineum (Digenea: Anchitrematidae) accidentally found during colonoscopy of a patient with chronic abdominal pain: a case report
    Teera Kusolsuk
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 47:167-70. 2009
    ..It remains unclear whether the chronic abdominal pain of the patient was caused by this trematode infection. Whatever is the pathogenicity of this trematode, this is the first human case of A. sanguineum infection in the literature...
  23. doi request reprint Discovery of Opisthorchis viverrini metacercariae in freshwater fish in southern Cambodia
    Sarun Touch
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Acta Trop 111:108-13. 2009
    ..The small liver fluke found in this study were identified as Opisthorchis viverrini by the morphological features of adult worms, and this identification was confirmed by partial COI sequencing of the metacercariae...
  24. ncbi request reprint Analysis of sequence variation in Gnathostoma spinigerum mitochondrial DNA by single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis and DNA sequence
    Charinthon Ngarmamonpirat
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 54:65-8. 2005
    ..The nucleotide variations of the COI gene in the four types of larvae indicated the presence of an intra-specific variation of mitochondrial DNA in the G. spinigerum population...
  25. doi request reprint Discrimination of O. viverrini, C. sinensis, H. pumilio and H. taichui using nuclear DNA-based PCR targeting ribosomal DNA ITS regions
    Megumi Sato
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Ratchawithi Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Acta Trop 109:81-3. 2009
    ..PCR assays were employed for preliminary analysis using fecal samples diagnosed as having "small trematode eggs" by modified thick smear, showing 76.2% sensitivity for ITS1 and 95.2% for ITS2...
  26. ncbi request reprint Social and behavioral factors associated with Clonorchis infection in one commune located in the Red River Delta of Vietnam
    P Nontasut
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:269-73. 2003
    ..01). Thirty-four clonorchiasis patients treated with praziquantel 25 mg/kg/day for three days showed a cure rate in 30 days of 97.1%...
  27. ncbi request reprint Host-finding behavior of Strongyloides stercoralis infective larvae to sodium cation, human serum, and sweat
    Masataka Koga
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:93-8. 2005
    ..Non-diluted sweat attracted the most larvae. Sweat might act as one of the most probable factors for infection by this skin-penetrating nematode...
  28. doi request reprint Systematics of the subfamily Haplorchiinae (Trematoda: Heterphyidae), based on nuclear ribosomal DNA genes and ITS2 region
    Urusa Thaenkham
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 59:460-5. 2010
    ..Phylogenetic analyses using other molecular markers with more species are necessary to work out solid phylogenetic relationships among the species in this subfamily...
  29. doi request reprint Monophyly of Opisthorchis viverrini populations in the lower Mekong Basin, using mitochondrial DNA nad1 gene as the marker
    Urusa Thaenkham
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 59:242-7. 2010
    ..viverrini species complex should be rejected. The bio-geographical diversity of O. viverrini populations should be explored further, using other appropriate markers and a wider range of samples from geographically different areas...
  30. pmc Egg laying capacity of Haplorchis taichui (Digenea: Heterophyidae) in humans
    Megumi Sato
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 47:315-8. 2009
    ..Eggs per day per worm (EPDPW) of H. taichui were estimated 82 from egg counts and expelled worms. The EPG was not well correlated with the worm burden, and a reverse correlation was observed between the EPDPW and the worm burden...
  31. pmc Sympatric occurrence of Taenia solium, T. saginata, and T. asiatica, Thailand
    Malinee T Anantaphruti
    Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1413-6. 2007
    ..DNA analysis of morphologically identified T. saginata, in a dual infection with T. solium, indicated it was T. asiatica. To our knowledge, this report is the first of T. asiatica and a dual Taenia infection from Thailand...
  32. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of Opisthorchis viverrini from Haplorchis taichui using COI sequence marker
    Urusa Thaenkham
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Acta Trop 103:26-32. 2007
    ..viverrini and H. taichui infections in endemic areas, and for detecting metacercariae of O. viverrini, C. sinensis and H. taichui in epidemiological surveys of infections in fish hosts...
  33. ncbi request reprint Keys to success for a school-based malaria control program in primary schools in Thailand
    Hironori Okabayashi
    The Asian Centre of International Parasite Control, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 55:121-6. 2006
    ..Beyond Thailand, school-based malaria control could be applied to other Greater Mekong Subregion countries with careful analysis of school health context in each country...
  34. ncbi request reprint Application of recombinant SMR-domain containing protein of angiostrongylus cantonensis in immunoblot diagnosis of human angiostrongyliasis
    Apichat Vitta
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:785-99. 2010
    ..These data indicate its possible application in immunodiagnosis of clinically suspected angiostrongyliasis. Key words: Angiostrongylus cantonensis,eosinophilic meningitis, recombinant fusion protein, immunodiagnosis..
  35. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetic relationship of Paragonimus pseudoheterotremus
    Urusa Thaenkham
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:217-21. 2008
    ..6%. The constructed phylogenic tree with high bootstrap proportion suggested that P. pseudoheterotremus is a sister species of P. heterotremus...
  36. ncbi request reprint The current situation regarding the establishment of national ethical guidelines for biomedical research in Thailand and its neighboring countries
    Somei Kojima
    Asian Center of International Parasite Control, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:728-32. 2005
    ..This indicates that further efforts should be made to establish research guidelines and/or principles dealing with the human genome...
  37. ncbi request reprint Detection of IgG antibodies of Brugian filariasis with crude male and female antigens of Dirofilaria immitis
    Doungrat Riyong
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:80-5. 2005
    ..This study provides baseline data for further serodiagnosis of Brugian filariasis using dirofilaria antigen...
  38. ncbi request reprint Malaria education from school to community in Oudomxay province, Lao PDR
    Daisuke Nonaka
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Parasitol Int 57:76-82. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that school children can act as health information messengers from schools to communities for malaria control in Lao PDR...
  39. ncbi request reprint Disease burden and epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminthiases and schistosomiasis in Asia: the Japanese perspective
    Nobuo Ohta
    Section of Environmental Parasitology, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Trends Parasitol 23:30-5. 2007
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  40. pmc Fishborne zoonotic intestinal trematodes, Vietnam
    Do Trung Dung
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1828-33. 2007
    ..90.4% of all worms recovered). These results demonstrate that fishborne intestinal parasites are an unrecognized food safety risk in a country whose people have a strong tradition of eating raw fish...
  41. ncbi request reprint Beyond deworming: the promotion of school-health-based interventions by Japan
    Jun Kobayashi
    Bureau of International Cooperation, International Medical Centre of Japan IMCJ, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Trends Parasitol 23:25-9. 2007
    ..Implementing "beyond-deworming" efforts is now a practical challenge in the subregion...
  42. ncbi request reprint Waterborne zoonotic helminthiases
    Suwannee Nithiuthai
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Henri Dunant Road, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Vet Parasitol 126:167-93. 2004
    ..Disease prevention methods, including disease surveillance, education and improved drinking water treatment are described...