P Odermatt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Low risk for transmission of zoonotic Giardia duodenalis from dogs to humans in rural Cambodia
    Tawin Inpankaew
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Science, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Parasit Vectors 7:412. 2014
  2. pmc Diarrhoeal diseases among adult population in an agricultural community Hanam province, Vietnam, with high wastewater and excreta re-use
    Phuc Pham-Duc
    Center for Public Health and Ecosystem Research CENPHER, Hanoi School of Public Health HSPH, 138 Giang vo, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 14:978. 2014
  3. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of Strongyloides stercoralis in Takeo Province, Cambodia
    Virak Khieu
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 7:221. 2014
  4. pmc Helminth and intestinal protozoa infections, multiparasitism and risk factors in Champasack province, Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Somphou Sayasone
    National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Vientiane, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1037. 2011
  5. pmc Low efficacy of single-dose albendazole and mebendazole against hookworm and effect on concomitant helminth infection in Lao PDR
    Phonepasong Ayé Soukhathammavong
    National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Vientiane, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1417. 2012
  6. pmc Spatial distribution of, and risk factors for, Opisthorchis viverrini infection in southern Lao PDR
    Armelle Forrer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1481. 2012
  7. pmc Efficacy of praziquantel against Schistosoma mekongi and Opisthorchis viverrini: a randomized, single-blinded dose-comparison trial
    Leonore Lovis
    Laboratory of Parasitology, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1726. 2012
  8. pmc Diagnosis, treatment and risk factors of Strongyloides stercoralis in schoolchildren in Cambodia
    Virak Khieu
    National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2035. 2013
  9. pmc Strongyloides stercoralis: Global Distribution and Risk Factors
    Fabian Schär
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2288. 2013
  10. pmc Helminth infection in southern Laos: high prevalence and low awareness
    Khampheng Phongluxa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, P, O, Box, CH 4002, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 6:328. 2013

Collaborators

  • Kongsap Akkhavong
  • Jurg Utzinger
  • M Strobel
  • Virak Khieu
  • Tippi K Mak
  • Shu ua Xiao
  • Victor Mwanakasale
  • Ch Hatz
  • Wei Zhang
  • J Keiser
  • A Montresor
  • Somchay Lorvongseng
  • M Booth
  • Gunther Slesak
  • Masao Satoh
  • Akira Ito
  • Jean Dupouy-Camet
  • Smarn Tesana
  • Pierre Marie Preux
  • Somphou Sayasone
  • Duc Si Tran
  • Hubert Barennes
  • Penelope Vounatsou
  • Khampheng Phongluxa
  • Fabian Schär
  • Youthanavanh Vonghachack
  • Phonepasong Ayé Soukhathammavong
  • Sinuon Muth
  • Tuan H Nguyen
  • Fabrice Quet
  • Niranh Phoumindr
  • Pierre Huc
  • Michel Druet-Cabanac
  • F Schär
  • Tawin Inpankaew
  • Phuc Pham-Duc
  • Vilavanh Xayaseng
  • Phung Dac Cam
  • Jan Hattendorf
  • Hung Nguyen-Viet
  • Jakob Zinsstag
  • Armelle Forrer
  • Leonore Lovis
  • Phuc Pham Duc
  • Sylvain G Traoré
  • Voa Ratsimbazafy
  • Nyein Chan Aung
  • Monely Vanmany
  • Oroth Rasphone
  • Marcel Tanner
  • Phonepasong Soukhathammavong
  • Tobias E Erlanger
  • Phengta Vongphrachanh
  • Paul N Newton
  • T B Pham
  • Tu Luong Mac
  • M Sinuon
  • Tep Chhakda
  • Duong Socheat
  • Rithea Leang
  • J Hattendorf
  • Rebecca J Traub
  • M C Char
  • Wissanuwat Chimnoi
  • S Muth
  • Anders Dalsgaard
  • H P Marti
  • Christian Zurbrügg
  • Peter van Eeuwijk
  • Federica Giardina
  • Hanspeter Marti
  • Ulf Trostdorf
  • Steffen Vogt
  • Dalouny Bouakhasith
  • Rüdiger Glaser
  • Bassirou Bonfoh
  • N da D Aka
  • Aka Assoumou
  • Marina Koussémon
  • Gilles Dreyfuss
  • Rakotobe Andrianabelina
  • Koffi D Adoubryn
  • Sonia Randrianarisona
  • Bernd Rechel
  • Thongdam Keophithoun
  • Youthanavane Vonghajack
  • Sivilay Thammasack
  • Pany Sananikhom
  • Bertrand Martinez-Aussel
  • Valy Keoluangkhot

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc Low risk for transmission of zoonotic Giardia duodenalis from dogs to humans in rural Cambodia
    Tawin Inpankaew
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Science, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Parasit Vectors 7:412. 2014
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  2. pmc Diarrhoeal diseases among adult population in an agricultural community Hanam province, Vietnam, with high wastewater and excreta re-use
    Phuc Pham-Duc
    Center for Public Health and Ecosystem Research CENPHER, Hanoi School of Public Health HSPH, 138 Giang vo, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 14:978. 2014
    ..This study was carried out to determine diarrhoeal incidence and associated risk factors among the adult population exposed to wastewater and excreta used in agriculture in Hanam province, Vietnam...
  3. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of Strongyloides stercoralis in Takeo Province, Cambodia
    Virak Khieu
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 7:221. 2014
    ..stercoralis infection is scarce in tropical and sub-tropical resource poor countries, including Cambodia. We determined S. stercoralis infection prevalence and risk factors for infection in the general population in Southern Cambodia...
  4. pmc Helminth and intestinal protozoa infections, multiparasitism and risk factors in Champasack province, Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Somphou Sayasone
    National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Vientiane, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1037. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Low efficacy of single-dose albendazole and mebendazole against hookworm and effect on concomitant helminth infection in Lao PDR
    Phonepasong Ayé Soukhathammavong
    National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Vientiane, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1417. 2012
    ..Since Opisthorchis viverrini is co-endemic in our study setting, the effect of the two drugs could also be determined against this liver fluke...
  6. pmc Spatial distribution of, and risk factors for, Opisthorchis viverrini infection in southern Lao PDR
    Armelle Forrer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1481. 2012
    ..Our aim was to map the distribution of O. viverrini in southern Lao PDR, identify underlying risk factors, and predict the prevalence of O. viverrini at non-surveyed locations...
  7. pmc Efficacy of praziquantel against Schistosoma mekongi and Opisthorchis viverrini: a randomized, single-blinded dose-comparison trial
    Leonore Lovis
    Laboratory of Parasitology, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1726. 2012
    ..Schistosomiasis and opisthorchiasis are of public health importance in Southeast Asia. Praziquantel (PZQ) is the drug of choice for morbidity control but few dose comparisons have been made...
  8. pmc Diagnosis, treatment and risk factors of Strongyloides stercoralis in schoolchildren in Cambodia
    Virak Khieu
    National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2035. 2013
    ..stercoralis infections, using a multiple stool examination approach; and assessed efficacy of ivermectin treatment...
  9. pmc Strongyloides stercoralis: Global Distribution and Risk Factors
    Fabian Schär
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2288. 2013
    ..We reviewed studies of the last 20 years on S. stercoralis's global prevalence in general populations and risk groups...
  10. pmc Helminth infection in southern Laos: high prevalence and low awareness
    Khampheng Phongluxa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, P, O, Box, CH 4002, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 6:328. 2013
    ..This study aimed to understand helminth infection and associated risk factors in relation to existing local knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding worm infections in endemic communities...
  11. pmc Strongyloides stercoralis is a cause of abdominal pain, diarrhea and urticaria in rural Cambodia
    Virak Khieu
    National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    BMC Res Notes 6:200. 2013
    ..stercoralis (more than 250 larvae in a single Baermann test) from a community in rural Cambodia, both before and three weeks after ivermectin (200 μg/kg BW, single oral dose) treatment...
  12. pmc Risk factors for Entamoeba histolytica infection in an agricultural community in Hanam province, Vietnam
    Phuc Pham Duc
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, PO Box CH 4002, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 4:102. 2011
    ..Potential risk factors including exposure to human and animal excreta and household wastewater were assessed with a questionnaire...
  13. pmc No Paragonimus in high-risk groups in Côte d'Ivoire, but considerable prevalence of helminths and intestinal protozoon infections
    Sylvain G Traoré
    Laboratoire de Biotechnologie et Microbiologie des Aliments, UFR des Sciences et Technologies des Aliments, Université d Abobo Adjamé, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    Parasit Vectors 4:96. 2011
    ..The disease is often confused with tuberculosis. Paragonimiasis is thought to be endemic in south-western Côte d'Ivoire...
  14. pmc Risk of latent tuberculosis infection in children living in households with tuberculosis patients: a cross sectional survey in remote northern Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Tuan H Nguyen
    Institut de Francophonie pour Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Infect Dis 9:96. 2009
    ..Tuberculosis is highly prevalent in Laos (289 per 100,000). We evaluated the risk of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) among children (0-15 years) living with tuberculosis patients in rural northern Laos...
  15. pmc Survival and health status of DOTS tuberculosis patients in rural Lao PDR
    Hubert Barennes
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Infect Dis 10:265. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess the outcome of and compliance with directly observed treatment (DOTS) of TB patients over a 3 year period in rural Lao PDR...
  16. pmc Access to and utilisation of GP services among Burmese migrants in London: a cross-sectional descriptive study
    Nyein Chan Aung
    Epidemiology and Public Health Department, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:285. 2010
    ..Our cross-sectional study explored access to and utilisation of General Practice (GP) services by Burmese migrants residing in London...
  17. ncbi request reprint Paragonimiasis and its intermediate hosts in a transmission focus in Lao People's Democratic Republic
    P Odermatt
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Acta Trop 103:108-15. 2007
    ..We document herein the transmission of several Paragonimus species indicating that paragonimiasis is an active zoonosis in Lao People's Democratic Republic...
  18. ncbi request reprint Availability and costs of antiepileptic drugs and quality of phenobarbital in Vientiane municipality, Lao PDR
    Peter Odermatt
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Neuroepidemiology 28:169-74. 2007
    ..This study investigated the availability and costs of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), and the quality of phenobarbital in Vientiane Municipality, Lao PDR...
  19. pmc Improving tuberculosis case detection rate with a lay informant questionnaire: an experience from the Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Peter Odermatt
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    Bull World Health Organ 85:727-31. 2007
    ..In many countries, the tuberculosis (TB) annual case detection rate is below the target of 70%. In the Lao People's Democratic Republic in 2005, it did not exceed 55%..
  20. doi request reprint Prevention of lymphatic filariasis with insecticide-treated bednets in Cambodia
    P Odermatt
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Socinstrasse, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 102:135-42. 2008
    ..In areas where LF is endemic, the sustained distribution of insecticide-treated bednets or hammock nets appears to be a very good idea...
  21. ncbi request reprint Control of Schistosoma mekongi in Cambodia: results of eight years of control activities in the two endemic provinces
    M Sinuon
    National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health of Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:34-9. 2007
    ..The experience in Cambodia demonstrates that, with political commitment, control of parasitic diseases is achievable even in a situation of minimal resources. The programme represents a successful model for other developing countries...
  22. doi request reprint Opisthorchis viverrini: efficacy and tegumental alterations following administration of tribendimidine in vivo and in vitro
    Jennifer Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitol Res 102:771-6. 2008
    ..0%. In conclusion, our experiments confirm that tribendimidine possesses interesting trematocidal properties, which warrant additional investigations and provide further data for subsequent clinical trials...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of artesunate and artemether against Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrini in rodent models
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:370-3. 2006
    ..These findings provide a foundation for subsequent clinical trials. More laboratory investigations are warranted to investigate further the opisthorchicidal properties of the artemisinins...
  24. doi request reprint Dose-response relationships and tegumental surface alterations in Opisthorchis viverrini following treatment with mefloquine in vivo and in vitro
    Jennifer Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitol Res 105:261-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, we have documented promising opisthorchicidal activities in hamsters and in vitro with the tegument being an important drug target. Proof-of-concept studies with mefloquine could be considered in opisthorchiasis patients...
  25. doi request reprint Rare human infection with the trematode Echinochasmus japonicus in Lao PDR
    Somphou Sayasone
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitol Int 58:106-9. 2009
    ..The frequent consumption of raw or insufficiently cooked freshwater fish and other aquatic products is the root cause of acquiring rare zoonotic infections such as E. japonicus...
  26. doi request reprint Activity of tribendimidine and praziquantel combination therapy against the liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini in vitro and in vivo
    J Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Helminthol 87:252-6. 2013
    ..Further studies are necessary to understand the striking differences between the in vitro and in vivo observations using combinations of praziquantel and tribendimidine on O. viverrini...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of epilepsy in a rural district of central Lao PDR
    Duc Si Tran
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Neuroepidemiology 26:199-206. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of epilepsy in a rural district of Lao PDR and to describe the clinical and epidemiological profile of the disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint A trichinellosis outbreak in Borikhamxay Province, Lao PDR
    Somphou Sayasone
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:1126-9. 2006
    ..Among the 22 patients, 86% had consumed pork meat from the same source. This is the first report of an outbreak investigation in Lao PDR since 1975. It shows that the incidence of trichinellosis is much higher than currently thought...
  29. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Opisthorchis viverrini in a rural district of southern Lao PDR
    Somphou Sayasone
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:40-7. 2007
    ..The disease associated with O. viverrini infection needs to be assessed in order to develop and conduct adequate interventions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Three cases of intestinal capillariasis in Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Phonepasong Soukhathammavong
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:735-8. 2008
    ..After treatment with albendazole (400 mg/day for 21-30 days) all patients recovered. In Lao PDR, consumption of raw small freshwater fish is common. Therefore, the possibility of a capillariasis outbreak should be considered...
  31. doi request reprint The challenge of epilepsy control in deprived settings: low compliance and high fatality rates during a community-based phenobarbital program in rural Laos
    Duc Si Tran
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
    Epilepsia 49:539-40. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint [Anaemia in a school of rural Cambodia: detection, prevalence, and links with intestinal worms and malnutrition]
    V Khieu
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, RDP Lao
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 99:115-8. 2006
    ..It therefore appears fully justified, and may be strengthened, notably by switching from mebendazole to albendazole...
  33. ncbi request reprint The use of morbidity questionnaires to identify communities with high prevalences of schistosome or geohelminth infections in Tanzania
    M Booth
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 92:484-90. 1998
    ..These results support the possibility of using reported blood in stool as a means of rapid assessment for identifying communities with a high prevalence of S. mansoni infection...
  34. doi request reprint Strongyloides stercoralis larvae excretion patterns before and after treatment
    F Schär
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitology 141:892-7. 2014
    ..In this way, taking into account the possible biological variability in excretion, the efficacy of ivermectin treatment can be assessed as soon as 4 days after treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Animal and human Cryptosporidiosis in rural zone in Vietnam (Cu Chi district, Ho-Chi-Minh-City)]
    T B Pham
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, RDP Laos
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 100:99-100. 2007
    ..8%) under five year- old children with diarrhoea were infected by this germ. Unconfined cattle had a significantly higher risk of infection than penned animals (odds ratio [OR]: 8.3; 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.06-64.7; p: 0.025)...
  36. doi request reprint Programs for people with epilepsy--exploring innovative control options
    Peter Odermatt
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Postfach, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 49:1643-4. 2008
  37. doi request reprint Diversity of human intestinal helminthiasis in Lao PDR
    Somphou Sayasone
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:247-54. 2009
    ..2%), Haplorchis yokogawai (3.1%) and Echinochasmus japonicus (3.1%). Co-infection with O. viverrini and MIFs was rampant (81.4%). Polytrematode infection is highly prevalent in Lao PDR and hence requires urgent attention...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for epilepsy in rural Lao PDR: a case-control study
    Duc Si Tran
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:537-42. 2007
    ..Parasitic, environmental, and behavioral factors of this traditional population deserve further studies to explain the missing link between epilepsy and cysticercosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in Laos: knowledge, attitudes, and practices in the community
    Duc Si Tran
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao Democratic People s Republic
    Epilepsy Behav 10:565-70. 2007
    ..We evaluated beliefs about, attitudes toward, and stigma associated with epilepsy in four districts of central Laos...
  40. doi request reprint Treatment gap for people living with epilepsy in Madagascar
    Voa Ratsimbazafy
    Universite de Limoges, IFR 145 GEIST, Institut de Neurologie Tropicale, EA 3174 NeuroEpidémiologie Tropicale et Comparée, Limoges, F 87025, France
    Trop Doct 41:38-9. 2011
    ..Our study also documents the lack of access to treatment for patients in this developing country. The indirect method could be used to assess the treatment gaps of other chronic medical conditions...
  41. doi request reprint Baseline health situation of communities affected by the Nam Theun 2 hydroelectric project in central Lao PDR and indicators for monitoring
    Tobias E Erlanger
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Environ Health Res 18:223-42. 2008
    ..8% (Nakai) and 54.9% of the individuals examined (Xe Bang Fai). Several indicators were extracted that can be utilised for monitoring changes in health, well-being and equity, as the project is implemented and operated...
  42. ncbi request reprint Bladder stones in childhood: a descriptive study in a rural setting in Saravan Province, Lao PDR
    Somphou Sayasone
    Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:50-2. 2004
    ..A larger scale prospective and comparative study assessing their incidence and associated nutritional factors is warranted and feasible, and may lead to preventive measures...
  43. ncbi request reprint Intranasal anticonvulsive treatment in rural settings of developing countries
    Peter Odermatt
    Lancet Neurol 5:642-3. 2006
  44. doi request reprint Neglected psychiatric comorbidity in people with epilepsy in developing countries--response to Tellez-Zenteno et al
    Peter Odermatt
    Epilepsia 49:540-1. 2008
  45. pmc Challenges of epidemiological research on epilepsy in resource-poor countries
    Fabrice Quet
    Neuroepidemiology 30:3-5. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint A major trichinellosis outbreak suggesting a high endemicity of Trichinella infection in northern Laos
    Hubert Barennes
    Institut Francophone pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane Lao PDR
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:40-4. 2008
    ..The results suggest that trichinellosis may be an under-recognized but important endemic disease in Laos and reinforces the need to urgently implement veterinary and educational programs...
  47. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, aetiology, and clinical management of epilepsy in Asia: a systematic review
    Tu Luong Mac
    Institute of Neurological Epidemiology and Tropical Neurology, Limoges, France
    Lancet Neurol 6:533-43. 2007
    ..An understanding of the psychosocial, cultural, economic, organisational, and political factors influencing epilepsy causation, management, and outcome should be of high priority for future investigations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Intestinal parasites in school-aged children in villages bordering Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia
    Tep Chhakda
    National Malaria Center, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:859-64. 2006
    ..However, other intestinal parasitic infections are widespread. In particular, S. stercoralis should be considered an important etiologic agent in children and adolescents with abdominal complaints...
  49. ncbi request reprint Assessment of disease and infection of lymphatic filariasis in Northeastern Cambodia
    Rithea Leang
    National Center for Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Trop Med Int Health 9:1115-20. 2004
    ..These results are being used in the implementation of the national control programme for lymphatic filariasis...