Kumnuan Ungchusak

Summary

Affiliation: Ministry of Public Health
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction in mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Thailand, 2001-2003: Results from population-based surveillance in six provinces
    Tanarak Plipat
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
    AIDS 21:145-51. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Probable person-to-person transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1)
    Kumnuan Ungchusak
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Thai Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    N Engl J Med 352:333-40. 2005
  3. pmc The need for global planned mobilization of essential medicine: lessons from a massive Thai botulism outbreak
    K Ungchusak
    Department of Diseases Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 85:238-40. 2007
  4. pmc Lessons learned from influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic response in Thailand
    Kumnuan Ungchusak
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1058-64. 2012
  5. pmc Apoptosis and pathogenesis of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus in humans
    Mongkol Uiprasertkul
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:708-12. 2007
  6. pmc Human disease from influenza A (H5N1), Thailand, 2004
    Tawee Chotpitayasunondh
    Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:201-9. 2005
  7. pmc Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09-associated pneumonia deaths in Thailand
    Charatdao Bunthi
    International Emerging Infections Program, Global Disease Detection Regional Center, Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 8:e54946. 2013
  8. pmc Incidence, seasonality and mortality associated with influenza pneumonia in Thailand: 2005-2008
    James Mark Simmerman
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e7776. 2009
  9. pmc Severe human influenza infections in Thailand: oseltamivir treatment and risk factors for fatal outcome
    Wanna Hanshaoworakul
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e6051. 2009
  10. pmc Low frequency of infection with avian influenza virus (H5N1) among poultry farmers, Thailand, 2004
    Soawapak Hinjoy
    Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:499-501. 2008

Collaborators

  • Pilaipan Puthavathana
  • Henry C Baggett
  • James Mark Simmerman
  • Susan Maloney
  • Supamit Chunsuttiwat
  • Michelle S McConnell
  • Sorasak Lohchindarat
  • Vivek Shinde
  • Nancy J Cox
  • Pranee Thawatsupha
  • A Apisarnthanarak
  • S F Dowell
  • I M Longini
  • Praphan Phanuphak
  • K Chokephaibulkit
  • S J Olsen
  • Augusto Pinto
  • P Auewarakul
  • Timothy P Endy
  • M Elizabeth Halloran
  • Wanna Hanshaoworakul
  • Charatdao Bunthi
  • Vichan Pawun
  • Soawapak Hinjoy
  • Tanarak Plipat
  • Mongkol Uiprasertkul
  • Sombat Thanprasertsuk
  • Tawee Chotpitayasunondh
  • Collette Roure
  • Warunee Punpanich
  • Derek A T Cummings
  • Ruchira Ruangchira-urai
  • Pasakorn Akarasewi
  • Somsak Thamthitiwat
  • Surasing Visrutaratna
  • Thomas E Guadamuz
  • Chalermpol Chenwittaya
  • Stephen R Wisniewski
  • Suteerat Mahasing
  • Siriying Tipsriraj
  • Chosita Khumtalord
  • Darin Areechokechai
  • Suchada Kaewchana
  • Wiwan Sanasuttipun
  • Ubolrat Narueponjirakul
  • Jens Levy
  • Khanchit Limpakarnjanarat
  • Phisanu Pooruk
  • Teerasak Chuxnum
  • Yongjua Laosiritaworn
  • Alita Kongchanagul
  • William Levine
  • Romchat Kriwong
  • Suwimon Angkasekwinai
  • Pornsinee Amornwichet
  • Achara Teeraratkul
  • Niramon Rattanasuporn
  • Thananda Naiwatanakul
  • Orapan Sangwanloy
  • Kanittar Srisook
  • Philip Mock
  • Mary Culnane
  • Nirun Vanprapar
  • Rungrueng Kitphati
  • Rj Simonds
  • John Watson
  • Rapol Poolsavathitikool
  • Monthira Maneerattanaporn
  • P Ravindran
  • Pongsan Suwan
  • Panida Srisan
  • Frits van Griensven
  • Supornchai Kanjanawasri
  • Jordan W Tappero
  • Supamit Chunsuthiwat
  • Tanakorn Anantasetagoon
  • Sureeporn Tanupattarachai
  • Asheena Khalakdina
  • Yutthasak Osotthanakorn
  • Ruangsri Chaiwirattana
  • Sorasak Lochindarat
  • Jiranun Weerakul
  • Pathom Sawanpanyalert
  • Rungruen Kijphati
  • Pachara Sirivongrangson
  • Media Yulizar
  • Taweesap Siriprapasiri
  • Rapeepun Jommaroeng
  • Roger Detels
  • Rafael A Irizarry

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction in mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Thailand, 2001-2003: Results from population-based surveillance in six provinces
    Tanarak Plipat
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
    AIDS 21:145-51. 2007
    ..In 2000, Thailand implemented a national program to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Probable person-to-person transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1)
    Kumnuan Ungchusak
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Thai Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    N Engl J Med 352:333-40. 2005
    ..No evidence of efficient person-to-person transmission has yet been reported. We investigated possible person-to-person transmission in a family cluster of the disease in Thailand...
  3. pmc The need for global planned mobilization of essential medicine: lessons from a massive Thai botulism outbreak
    K Ungchusak
    Department of Diseases Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 85:238-40. 2007
  4. pmc Lessons learned from influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic response in Thailand
    Kumnuan Ungchusak
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1058-64. 2012
    ..The experience in Thailand may be applicable to other countries and settings, and the lessons learned may help strengthen responses to other pandemics or comparable prolonged public health emergencies...
  5. pmc Apoptosis and pathogenesis of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus in humans
    Mongkol Uiprasertkul
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:708-12. 2007
    ..Whether observed apoptotic cells were a direct result of the viral replication or a consequence of an overactivation of the immune system requires further studies...
  6. pmc Human disease from influenza A (H5N1), Thailand, 2004
    Tawee Chotpitayasunondh
    Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:201-9. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09-associated pneumonia deaths in Thailand
    Charatdao Bunthi
    International Emerging Infections Program, Global Disease Detection Regional Center, Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 8:e54946. 2013
    ..We describe the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09-associated pneumonia deaths in Thailand from May 2009-January 2010...
  8. pmc Incidence, seasonality and mortality associated with influenza pneumonia in Thailand: 2005-2008
    James Mark Simmerman
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e7776. 2009
    ..Prospective data from multiple years are needed to develop vaccine policy and treatment guidelines, and improve pandemic preparedness...
  9. pmc Severe human influenza infections in Thailand: oseltamivir treatment and risk factors for fatal outcome
    Wanna Hanshaoworakul
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e6051. 2009
    ..Thailand's National Avian Influenza Surveillance (NAIS) system affords a unique opportunity to describe the epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed severe and fatal human influenza infections...
  10. pmc Low frequency of infection with avian influenza virus (H5N1) among poultry farmers, Thailand, 2004
    Soawapak Hinjoy
    Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:499-501. 2008
    ..No study participant met the World Health Organization serologic criteria for confirmed infection...
  11. doi request reprint Mortality among foreign nationals in Chiang Mai City, Thailand, 2010 to 2011
    Vichan Pawun
    Department of Disease Control, Bureau of General Communicable Disease, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Travel Med 19:334-51. 2012
    ..Our objectives are to examine the magnitude and characterize the deaths among foreign nationals in Chiang Mai, a popular tourist province in Thailand...
  12. ncbi request reprint Containing pandemic influenza at the source
    Ira M Longini
    Department of Biostatistics, The Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Science 309:1083-7. 2005
    ..1. Combinations of targeted antiviral prophylaxis, pre-vaccination, and quarantine could contain strains with an R(0) as high as 2.4...
  13. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for avian influenza in human beings in Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:757-8. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Panel 2.2: surveillance, early warning alert, and response: communicable and vector-borne diseases
    Collette Roure
    Prime Minister s Office, Tsunami Relief Coordination Task Force, France
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:399-403. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The invisibility of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in Bangkok, Thailand
    Sombat Thanprasertsuk
    AIDS 19:1932-3. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Thailand's response to the HIV epidemic: yesterday, today, and tomorrow
    Warunee Punpanich
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:119-36. 2004
    ..Further strategies also need to consider the changing cultural, social, and economic characteristics of the Thai populations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Travelling waves in the occurrence of dengue haemorrhagic fever in Thailand
    Derek A T Cummings
    Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Nature 427:344-7. 2004
    ..This finding provides an important starting point for detecting and characterizing the key processes that contribute to the spatial-temporal dynamics of DHF in Thailand...