Smarn Tesana

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Affiliation: Khon Kaen
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The ELISA-based detection of anti-Opisthorchis viverrini IgG and IgG4 in samples of human urine and serum from an endemic area of north-eastern Thailand
    S Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 101:585-91. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Diversity of mollusks in the Lam Ta Khong reservoir, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
    Smarn Tesana
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:733-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and intensity of infection with third stage larvae of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in mollusks from Northeast Thailand
    Smarn Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:983-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Angiostrongylus cantonensis: experimental study on the susceptibility of apple snails, Pomacea canaliculata compared to Pila polita
    Smarn Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Exp Parasitol 118:531-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous, hepatolithiasis and hepatomegaly caused by Capillaria hepatica infection: first case report of Thailand
    S Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:636-40. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Effects of Bayluscide on Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos, the first intermediate host of the human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, in laboratory and field trials
    S Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen province 40002, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 61:52-5. 2012
  7. pmc Exceptionally high prevalence of infection of Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos with Opisthorchis viverrini cercariae in different wetlands in Thailand and Lao PDR
    Nadda Kiatsopit
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:464-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Fecal bacterial contamination in natural water reservoirs as an indicator of seasonal infection by Opisthorchis viverrini in snail intermediate hosts
    Wanlop Kaewkes
    Department of Microbiology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 61:49-51. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Genetic markers for studies on the systematics and population genetics of snails, Bithynia spp., the first intermediate hosts of Opisthorchis viverrini in Thailand
    Nadda Kiatsopit
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
    Acta Trop 118:136-41. 2011
  10. pmc Ultrasonography assessment of hepatobiliary abnormalities in 3359 subjects with Opisthorchis viverrini infection in endemic areas of Thailand
    Eimorn Mairiang
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 61:208-11. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The ELISA-based detection of anti-Opisthorchis viverrini IgG and IgG4 in samples of human urine and serum from an endemic area of north-eastern Thailand
    S Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 101:585-91. 2007
    ..0%, 29.6%, 45.9% and 67.2%, respectively. Although the study was limited by the small number of subjects with intense infections, it appears worth investigating urine samples for subclasses of specific IgG other than IgG(4)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diversity of mollusks in the Lam Ta Khong reservoir, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
    Smarn Tesana
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:733-8. 2002
    ..Two species of edible mollusks were found: Filopaludina martensi martensi and large numbers of Corbicula. Neither shedding light nor digestion with pepsin A revealed any human parasites in the mollusks sampled...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and intensity of infection with third stage larvae of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in mollusks from Northeast Thailand
    Smarn Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:983-7. 2009
    ..pesmei, and Hemiplecta distincta have the potential to transmit A. cantonensis to man. The varying density levels of larvae in infected snails may reflect observed variation in symptoms of people who traditionally eat a raw snail dish...
  4. ncbi request reprint Angiostrongylus cantonensis: experimental study on the susceptibility of apple snails, Pomacea canaliculata compared to Pila polita
    Smarn Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Exp Parasitol 118:531-5. 2008
    ..i. in the mantle at 29.37%, 31.09% and 37.45%. The infection rate in P. canaliculata was too low to study distribution rates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous, hepatolithiasis and hepatomegaly caused by Capillaria hepatica infection: first case report of Thailand
    S Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:636-40. 2007
    ..Histopathotogical section revealed oblique sections of C. hepatica egg (size 35.4+/-6.38 microm in width) and brown amorphous pigment...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of Bayluscide on Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos, the first intermediate host of the human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, in laboratory and field trials
    S Tesana
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen province 40002, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 61:52-5. 2012
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  7. pmc Exceptionally high prevalence of infection of Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos with Opisthorchis viverrini cercariae in different wetlands in Thailand and Lao PDR
    Nadda Kiatsopit
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:464-9. 2012
    ..Our results show that transmission of O. viverrini from humans as well as animal reservoir hosts to snail intermediate hosts is ongoing and potentially increasing in endemic areas across Thailand and Lao PDR...
  8. doi request reprint Fecal bacterial contamination in natural water reservoirs as an indicator of seasonal infection by Opisthorchis viverrini in snail intermediate hosts
    Wanlop Kaewkes
    Department of Microbiology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 61:49-51. 2012
    ..viverrini eggs to snail intermediate hosts. Sanitation improvement is essential and future investigations on the sources of contamination are needed...
  9. doi request reprint Genetic markers for studies on the systematics and population genetics of snails, Bithynia spp., the first intermediate hosts of Opisthorchis viverrini in Thailand
    Nadda Kiatsopit
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
    Acta Trop 118:136-41. 2011
    ..The genetic markers detected will form the basis for subsequent comprehensive studies on the systematics and population genetics of Bithynia snails as well as for their role in the transmission of O. viverrini and opisthorchiasis...
  10. pmc Ultrasonography assessment of hepatobiliary abnormalities in 3359 subjects with Opisthorchis viverrini infection in endemic areas of Thailand
    Eimorn Mairiang
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 61:208-11. 2012
    ..This study emphasizes the current status of high O. viverrini infection rate and the existence of hepatobiliary abnormalities including suspected CCA in opisthorchiasis endemic areas of Thailand...
  11. doi request reprint Species-specific primers designed from RAPD products for Bithynia funiculata, the first intermediate host of liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, in North Thailand
    Jutharat Kulsantiwong
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    J Parasitol 99:433-7. 2013
    ..funiculata, and by enabling the identification of juvenile specimens and those with damaged shells, these primers will improve estimates of the prevalence of parasitic infections in this snail...
  12. pmc Molecular characterization of a tetraspanin from the human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini
    Supawadee Piratae
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1939. 2012
    ..We propose that similar molecules in the surface membranes of O. viverrini are integral to tegument biogenesis and will be efficacious vaccine antigens...
  13. doi request reprint Diagnostic values of parasite-specific antibody detections in saliva and urine in comparison with serum in opisthorchiasis
    Prajak Sawangsoda
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 61:196-202. 2012
    ..Furthermore, it may provide a better indicator of the risk of disease, particularly CCA...
  14. doi request reprint High prevalence of Opisthorchis viverrini infection in reservoir hosts in four districts of Khon Kaen Province, an opisthorchiasis endemic area of Thailand
    Surasit Aunpromma
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Parasitol Int 61:60-4. 2012
    ..Further investigation on this particular geofactor is essential for effective opisthorchiasis control programs...
  15. doi request reprint Genetic relationships within the Opisthorchis viverrini species complex with specific analysis of O. viverrini from Savannakhet, Lao PDR by multilocus enzyme electrophoresis
    Nadda Kiatsopit
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 108:211-7. 2011
    ..viverrini and specific wetland systems, and raise important questions regarding the significance of the genetic differences and relationships of O. viverrini from these wetlands...
  16. doi request reprint Temperature dependence of Opisthorchis viverrini infection in first intermediate host snail, Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos
    Sattrachai Prasopdee
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Acta Trop 141:112-7. 2015
    ..05). Relative to day 1, the decrease in the odds of infection was detected when the day post infection was longer (P<0.01). Proportion of infection in female was not different to male significantly. ..
  17. pmc Differential Protein Expression in the Hemolymph of Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos Infected with Opisthorchis viverrini
    Kulwadee Suwannatrai
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10:e0005104. 2016
    ..viverrini and might facilitate the development of new strategies to control O. viverrini infection in endemic areas...
  18. doi request reprint Infectivity and development of Opisthorchis viverrini metacercariae in immunosuppressed Barbonymus gonionotus fingerlings (Cyprinidae)
    Chalermlap Donthaisong
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Acta Trop 162:107-13. 2016
    ..viverrini in cyprinid fish should be further studied to gain a greater understanding of this process, and hence, a better understanding of the mechanism(s) involved in metacercarial wall formation. ..
  19. doi request reprint Reprint of "Experimental infection of Opisthorchis viverrini cercariae to the cyprinid fish, Barbonymus gonionotus"
    Chalermlap Donthaisong
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Acta Trop 141:253-7. 2015
    ..4% (P<0.001). Most metacercariae were found in the body of the fish (81.4%). We concluded that O. viverrini cercarial infection dosage, and age and size of fish were important determinants for a successful infection to fish. ..
  20. doi request reprint Light and electron microscopy observations of embryogenesis and egg development in the human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini (Platyhelminthes, Digenea)
    Panita Khampoosa
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 110:799-808. 2012
    ..The paucity of vitelline cells associating with eggs, the reduced size of eggs, and reduced complexity of the extraembryonic envelopes are interpreted as adaptations to the peculiar hatching biology of the miracidia...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of infectivity, metacercarial burden and host mortality induced by Opisthorchis viverrini sensu lato cercariae from Lao PDR compared with Thailand in cyprinid fish, Barbonymus gonionotus
    Kulthida Kopolrat
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand Liver Fluke and Cholangiocarcinoma Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 110:46-54. 2016
    ..The present study was conducted to compare the infectivity, establishment and metacercarial burden and survival of the fish host following exposure to O. viverrini s.l. cercariae isolates from two different river wetlands...
  22. pmc Seasonal transmission of Opisthorchis viverrini sensu lato and a lecithodendriid trematode species in Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos snails in northeast Thailand
    Jutamas Namsanor
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand Liver Fluke and Cholangiocarcinoma Research Center LFCRC, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand Institute of Zoology 1 Ecology and Parasitology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 93:87-93. 2015
    ..Seasonal variation and the different sizes of B. s. goniomphalos parasitized by O. viverrini s.l. and virgulate trematodes indicate complex host-parasite interactions with important implications for the epidemiology of O. viverrini s.l. ..
  23. pmc Proteomic profile of Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos snails upon infection with the carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini
    Sattrachai Prasopdee
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia Chulabhorn International College of Medicine, Thammasat University, Klong Luang, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
    J Proteomics 113:281-91. 2015
    ..siamensis goniomphalos to O. viverrini, as well as studies on other pulmonate snail intermediate hosts of various parasitic flukes that infect humans...
  24. pmc DNA barcode identification of freshwater snails in the family Bithyniidae from Thailand
    Jutharat Kulsantiwong
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 8:e79144. 2013
    ..7% (range 0-22.2 %). Although our results indicate that DNA barcoding can differentiate species of these medically-important snails, we also detected evidence for the presence of one overlooked species and one possible case of synonymy. ..
  25. doi request reprint Concomitant and protective immunity in mice exposed to repeated infections with Echinostoma malayanum
    Tuanchai Srisawangwong
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Exp Parasitol 127:740-4. 2011
    ..The selective effects of protective immunity on establishment, growth, and fecundity of challenged worms affected the population dynamics of E. malayanum which is a similar phenomenon to concomitant immunity in schistosomiasis...
  26. pmc Liver fluke induces cholangiocarcinoma
    Banchob Sripa
    Department of Pathology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    PLoS Med 4:e201. 2007
  27. pmc Evidence of a species complex within the food-borne trematode Opisthorchis viverrini and possible co-evolution with their first intermediate hosts
    Weerachai Saijuntha
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Int J Parasitol 37:695-703. 2007
    ..Our findings have major implications for the implementation of effective control and surveillance programs targeted to these medically important food-borne parasites...
  28. ncbi request reprint Field investigation of Bithynia funiculata, intermediate host of Opisthorchis viverrini in northern Thailand
    Radchadawan Ngern-Klun
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:662-72. 2006
    ..58-7.56. Geographic Information System (GIS) analysis using loose soil mixed with clay revealed that the breeding grounds of this snail species was in the paddy fields and village environs of the Ping, Kuang and Fang river basins...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of soil surface salt on the density and distribution of the snail Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos in northeast Thailand
    Apiporn Suwannatrai
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Friendship Road, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Geospat Health 5:183-90. 2011
    ..The areas with the highest density of B. s. goniomphalos were those with less than 1% soil surface salt (potential index = 0.314), while the lowest densities were found in areas exceeding 50% soil surface salt (potential index = 0.015)...
  30. doi request reprint Experimental infection of Opisthorchis viverrini cercariae to the cyprinid fish, Barbonymus gonionotus
    Chalermlap Donthaisong
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Acta Trop 136:118-22. 2014
    ..4% (P<0.001). Most metacercariae were found in the body of the fish (81.4%). We concluded that O. viverrini cercarial infection dosage, and age and size of fish were important determinants for a successful infection to fish. ..
  31. pmc RNA-Seq reveals infection-induced gene expression changes in the snail intermediate host of the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini
    Sattrachai Prasopdee
    Food Borne Parasite Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2765. 2014
    ..The examination of differences in gene expression profiling between uninfected and O. viverrini-infected B. siamensis goniomphalos could provide clues on fundamental pathways involved in the regulation of snail-parasite interplay...
  32. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis in north-east Thailand: application of the agar plate culture technique compared with the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
    Paiboon Sithithaworn
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:398-402. 2003
    ..stercoralis is the predominant parasite in rural north-east Thailand, and that APCT and ELISA should be used as complementary diagnostic methods for community-based parasite surveys, at least among those in high-risk groups...
  33. doi request reprint Susceptibility, metacercarial burden, and mortality of juvenile silver barb, common carp, mrigal, and tilapia following exposure to Haplorchis taichui
    Kulthida Kopolrat
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, 40002, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 114:1433-42. 2015
    ..001). Our findings that common aquaculture fish species have varying degrees of susceptibility to H. taichui infection provide important information to reduce parasite transmission in aquaculture fish...
  34. pmc Distribution and abundance of Opisthorchis viverrini metacercariae in cyprinid fish in Northeastern Thailand
    Somchai Pinlaor
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand Liver Fluke and Cholangiocarcinoma Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 51:703-10. 2013
    ..5 cysts), Nakhon Phanom (4.3), Mukdahan (4.1), Khon Kaen, (3.5) and Si Sa Ket (3.4). In conclusion, OV MC are prevalent in natural cyprinid fish, with the infection rate varying according to fish species and habitats. ..
  35. pmc Histopathological changes in tissues of Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos incubated in crude extracts of camellia seed and mangosteen pericarp
    Ratchadawan Aukkanimart
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand Liver Fluke and Cholangiocarcinoma Research Center, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 51:537-44. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Opisthorchis viverrini: identification of a glycine-tyrosine rich eggshell protein and its potential as a diagnostic tool for human opisthorchiasis
    Jiraporn Ruangsittichai
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Parasitol 36:1329-39. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning and characterization of a glutathione S-transferase encoding gene from Opisthorchis viverrini
    Veerachai Eursitthichai
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 22:219-28. 2004
    ..The present results of our molecular analysis of OV28GST should be helpful in the ongoing development of diagnostic applications for opisthorchiasis viverrini...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Specific and common antigens of Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrini(Opisthorchidae, Trematoda)
    Min Ho Choi
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 41:155-63. 2003
    ..The frequency and intensity of the immunoblot reactions were positively correlated with the intensity of the liver fluke infection...