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  1. ncbi Effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive children: evaluation at 12 months in a routine program in Cambodia
    Bart Janssens
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Pediatrics 120:e1134-40. 2007
  2. pmc Multiple genetic backgrounds of the amplified Plasmodium falciparum multidrug resistance (pfmdr1) gene and selective sweep of 184F mutation in Cambodia
    Sumiti Vinayak
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1551-60. 2010
  3. pmc The last man standing is the most resistant: eliminating artemisinin-resistant malaria in Cambodia
    Richard J Maude
    Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Rajthevee, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Malar J 8:31. 2009
  4. pmc High heritability of malaria parasite clearance rate indicates a genetic basis for artemisinin resistance in western Cambodia
    Tim J C Anderson
    Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, PO Box 760549, San Antonio, Texas 78245, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1326-30. 2010
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. pmc Nipah virus in Lyle's flying foxes, Cambodia
    Jean Marc Reynes
    Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1042-7. 2005
  8. pmc Pfmdr1 copy number and arteminisin derivatives combination therapy failure in falciparum malaria in Cambodia
    Pharath Lim
    Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Malar J 8:11. 2009
  9. pmc Rapid and effective malaria control in Cambodia through mass administration of artemisinin-piperaquine
    Jianping Song
    Research Centre for Qinghao, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, PR China
    Malar J 9:57. 2010
  10. ncbi Changing patterns of forest malaria among the mobile adult male population in Chumkiri District, Cambodia
    Lek Dysoley
    Department of International Affairs and Tropical Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Trop 106:207-12. 2008

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  1. ncbi Effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive children: evaluation at 12 months in a routine program in Cambodia
    Bart Janssens
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Pediatrics 120:e1134-40. 2007
    ..We aimed to describe the clinical, immunologic, and virologic outcomes of pediatric patients with >12 months of highly active antiretroviral therapy in 2 routine programs in Cambodia.
  2. pmc Multiple genetic backgrounds of the amplified Plasmodium falciparum multidrug resistance (pfmdr1) gene and selective sweep of 184F mutation in Cambodia
    Sumiti Vinayak
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1551-60. 2010
    The emergence of artesunate-mefloquine (AS+MQ)-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in the Thailand-Cambodia region is a major concern for malaria control...
  3. pmc The last man standing is the most resistant: eliminating artemisinin-resistant malaria in Cambodia
    Richard J Maude
    Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Rajthevee, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Malar J 8:31. 2009
    ..The use of such an approach to investigate the likely effectiveness of different containment measures with the ultimate aim of eliminating artemisinin-resistant malaria is described...
  4. pmc High heritability of malaria parasite clearance rate indicates a genetic basis for artemisinin resistance in western Cambodia
    Tim J C Anderson
    Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, PO Box 760549, San Antonio, Texas 78245, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1326-30. 2010
    In western Cambodia, malaria parasites clear slowly from the blood after treatment with artemisinin derivatives, but it is unclear whether this results from parasite, host, or other factors specific to this population...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi 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
    In Cambodia, schistosomiasis is transmitted in the provinces of Kratie and Stung Treng where approximately 80000 individuals are estimated to be at risk of infection...
  7. pmc Nipah virus in Lyle's flying foxes, Cambodia
    Jean Marc Reynes
    Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1042-7. 2005
    We conducted a survey in Cambodia in 2000 on henipavirus infection among several bat species, including flying foxes, and persons exposed to these animals...
  8. pmc Pfmdr1 copy number and arteminisin derivatives combination therapy failure in falciparum malaria in Cambodia
    Pharath Lim
    Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Malar J 8:11. 2009
    ..and mefloquine was introduced as the national first-line treatment for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Cambodia in 2000...
  9. pmc Rapid and effective malaria control in Cambodia through mass administration of artemisinin-piperaquine
    Jianping Song
    Research Centre for Qinghao, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, PR China
    Malar J 9:57. 2010
    ..Using an artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) that kills parasites quickly, a strategy was designed to eliminate the source of transmission by mass treatment of human populations in malaria-endemic areas Cambodia.
  10. ncbi Changing patterns of forest malaria among the mobile adult male population in Chumkiri District, Cambodia
    Lek Dysoley
    Department of International Affairs and Tropical Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Trop 106:207-12. 2008
    Forest malaria remains a major problem in many parts of Southeast Asia and South America. In Cambodia, where a significant reduction of malaria morbidity and mortality has been observed in the last 20 years, the forest malaria situation ..
  11. ncbi Escherichia coli in household drinking water and diarrheal disease risk: evidence from Cambodia
    J M Brown
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0229, USA
    Water Sci Technol 58:757-63. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between E. coli in household drinking water and diarrheal diseases in Cambodia, we conducted a 22 week cohort study in a rural village in Kandal Province...
  12. pmc Influenza activity in Cambodia during 2006-2008
    Sek Mardy
    Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, 5 Monivong blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    BMC Infect Dis 9:168. 2009
    ..To better understand the dynamics of influenza in Cambodia, the Cambodian National Influenza Center (NIC) was established in August 2006...
  13. ncbi The cost of intensified case finding and isoniazid preventive therapy for HIV-infected patients in Battambang, Cambodia
    B S Sutton
    Department of Finance, Economics and Quantitative Methods, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 4460, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:713-8. 2009
    The current study evaluates one of four pilot sites initiated in Cambodia to establish feasible and effective ways to manage patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and tuberculosis (TB).
  14. ncbi Predictors of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients, Battambang, Cambodia
    A Tamhane
    Department of Medicine, Gorgas Tuberculosis Initiative, Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:347-54. 2009
    Retrospective data analysis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients attending an HIV clinic (referral hospital), Cambodia. Chest X-rays (CXRs) were read independently by onsite and offsite physicians.
  15. pmc Status of intestinal parasites infection among primary school children in Kampongcham, Cambodia
    Kyu Jae Lee
    Department of Parasitology Wonju College of Medicine and IFBB, Yonsei University, Wonju 220 701, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 40:153-5. 2002
    A survey was made to find the extent of intestinal parasite infection in Kampongcham, Cambodia in February 2002...
  16. ncbi Influenza epidemiology and characterization of influenza viruses in patients seeking treatment for acute fever in Cambodia
    P J Blair
    U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Epidemiol Infect 138:199-209. 2010
    The epidemiology, symptomology, and viral aetiology of endemic influenza remain largely uncharacterized in Cambodia. In December 2006, we established passive hospital-based surveillance to identify the causes of acute undifferentiated ..
  17. ncbi Design and evaluation of a community participatory, birth preparedness project in Cambodia
    Joan Skinner
    Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Midwifery 25:738-43. 2009
    to evaluate a pilot project, which used a community participatory approach to introduce birth preparedness in rural Cambodia.
  18. ncbi Counseling and choosing between infant-feeding options: overall limits and local interpretations by health care providers and women living with HIV in resource-poor countries (Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon)
    Alice Desclaux
    Institut de Recherche pour le Développement UMR 145, BP 1386, Dakar, Senegal
    Soc Sci Med 69:821-9. 2009
    ..women's perceptions, in three resource-poor countries with different infant feeding patterns (Burkina Faso, Cambodia, and Cameroon)...
  19. ncbi Community action for preventing HIV in Cambodia: evaluation of a 3-year project
    Heng Sopheab
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Dermatology and STD, 170 Preah Sihanouk Blvd, Boeung Keng Korng I Quarter, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Health Policy Plan 23:277-87. 2008
    The 'Community Action for Preventing HIV/AIDS Project' was implemented in four provinces in Cambodia (2001-04) to support a comprehensive set of HIV prevention efforts...
  20. ncbi Intestinal helminthic infections in schoolchildren in Cambodia
    Muth Sinuon
    National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Pnom Penh, Cambodia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:254-8. 2003
    ..rural and semi-urban areas, to assess intestinal helminthic infections in schoolchildren in the central parts of Cambodia. In the rural areas, there were four schools in Stung Treng Province (all situated along the Mekong River), five ..
  21. ncbi Foci of Schistosomiasis mekongi, Northern Cambodia: II. Distribution of infection and morbidity
    A H Stich
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 4:674-85. 1999
    In the province of Kracheh, in Northern Cambodia, a baseline epidemiological survey on Schistosoma mekongi was conducted along the Mekong River between December 1994 and April 1995...
  22. ncbi A randomized open study to assess the efficacy and tolerability of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Cambodia
    B Janssens
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Trop Med Int Health 12:251-9. 2007
    To compare the efficacy and tolerability of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PQP) with that of a 3-day regimen of mefloquine and artesunate (MAS3) for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Cambodia.
  23. ncbi The effect of long-lasting insecticidal water container covers on field populations of Aedes aegypti (L.) mosquitoes in Cambodia
    Chang Moh Seng
    World Health Organization Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    J Vector Ecol 33:333-41. 2008
    Dengue in Cambodia is mainly transmitted by Aedes aegypti (L.) mosquitoes that primarily breed in large, concrete jars (> or =200 liters) used for the storage of water for domestic use...
  24. ncbi Evaluation of a systematic substitution of zidovudine for stavudine-based HAART in a program setting in rural Cambodia
    Petros Isaakidis
    Médecins Sans Frontières OCB, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:48-54. 2008
    To evaluate a treatment strategy of substituting zidovudine (ZDV) for stavudine (d4T)-based highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), aimed at preventing d4T-associated toxicity, in a programmatic setting in rural Cambodia.
  25. ncbi Response to highly active antiretroviral therapy among severely immuno-compromised HIV-infected patients in Cambodia
    Yoann Madec
    Unité d Epidémiologie des Maladies Emergentes, Institut Pasteur, 25 28 Rue du Docteur Roux, 75015 Paris, France
    AIDS 21:351-9. 2007
    ..HAART efficacy was evaluated in a real-life setting in Phnom Penh (Médecins Sans Frontières programme) among severely immuno-compromised patients...
  26. pmc Rabies situation in Cambodia
    Sowath Ly
    Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e511. 2009
    Rabies, a fatal but preventable zoonosis, is a major public health problem in developing countries. In Cambodia the disease burden is largely underestimated because patients with encephalitis following dog bites are rarely hospitalized ..
  27. ncbi Five-year experience with scaling-up access to antiretroviral treatment in an HIV care programme in Cambodia
    Sopheak Thai
    Infectious Disease Department, Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1048-58. 2009
    To evaluate a 5-year HIV care programme (2003-2007) in the Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  28. pmc CTX-M beta-lactamases in Escherichia coli from community-acquired urinary tract infections, Cambodia
    Etienne Ruppe
    Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:741-8. 2009
    ..coli that were responsible for CA-UTIs in Phnom-Penh, Cambodia. Ninety-three E. coli strains were included. We observed a high prevalence of resistance to amoxicillin (88...
  29. ncbi Magnitude of arsenic pollution in the Mekong and Red River Deltas--Cambodia and Vietnam
    Michael Berg
    Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology EAWAG, CH 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Sci Total Environ 372:413-25. 2007
    Large alluvial deltas of the Mekong River in southern Vietnam and Cambodia and the Red River in northern Vietnam have groundwaters that are exploited for drinking water by private tube-wells, which are of increasing demand since the mid-..
  30. pmc Cost of dengue and other febrile illnesses to households in rural Cambodia: a prospective community-based case-control study
    Rekol Huy
    Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, 5 Bld Monivong POB 983, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    BMC Public Health 9:155. 2009
    The average annual reported dengue incidence in Cambodia is 3.3/1,000 among children < 15 years of age (2002-2007). To estimate the economic burden of dengue, accurate cost-of-illness data are essential...
  31. pmc Offering integrated care for HIV/AIDS, diabetes and hypertension within chronic disease clinics in Cambodia
    B Janssens
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Bull World Health Organ 85:880-5. 2007
    In Cambodia, care for people with HIV/AIDS (prevalence 1.9%) is expanding, but care for people with type II diabetes (prevalence 5-10%), arterial hypertension and other treatable chronic diseases remains very limited.
  32. pmc Community and school-based health education for dengue control in rural Cambodia: a process evaluation
    Sokrin Khun
    National Centre for Health Promotion, Ministry of Health, Cambodia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 1:e143. 2007
    Dengue fever continues to be a major public health problem in Cambodia, with significant impact on children...
  33. ncbi Intestinal parasitic infections and socioeconomic status in Prek Russey Commune, Cambodia
    Kaori Koga-Kita
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:986-92. 2004
    ..Possible relationships were explored between socioeconomic status (SES) and intestinal parasitic infections among residents of Prek Russey, a commune in a rural area near Phnom Penh...
  34. ncbi Screening of selected indigenous plants of Cambodia for antiplasmodial activity
    Sotheara Hout
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculte de Pharmacie, Marseille, France
    J Ethnopharmacol 107:12-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we report the antiplasmodial potential activity of eight plant species from Cambodia. Among them four are tested for the first time.
  35. ncbi Decentralized DOTS shortens delay to TB treatment significantly in Cambodia
    Saint Saly
    National Center for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control, Cambodia, c o JICA National TB Control Project, Cambodia, P O Box 613, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Kekkaku 81:467-74. 2006
    Rural districts in Cambodia with and without decentralized health center based DOTS program.
  36. ncbi Low prevalence of drug resistance transmitted virus in HIV Type 1-infected ARV-naive patients in Cambodia
    Janin Nouhin
    HIV Hepatitis Laboratory, Pasteur Institute of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:543-5. 2009
    ..04-8.04%) prevalence of transmitted drug-resistant strains in drug-naive patients was low in our study. Surveys of drug-resistant transmitted viruses should be regularly performed regarding the increasing access to HAART in Cambodia.
  37. ncbi Protection and participation: an interactive programme introducing the female condom to migrant sex workers in Cambodia
    J Busza
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS Care 16:507-18. 2004
    ..This paper details an intervention study introducing the female condom to Vietnamese sex workers in Cambodia. Part of a wider community mobilization approach to reducing HIV/AIDS transmission, the intervention emphasized ..
  38. ncbi A survey on malaria in mobile Cambodians in Aranyaprathet, Sa Kaeo Province, Thailand
    Sirima Kitvatanachai
    Faculty of Medical Technology, Rangsit University, Pathum Thani, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:48-53. 2003
    A cross-sectional survey of the malaria prevalence among mobile Cambodians in Aranyaprathet, at the Thai-Cambodia border, was conducted in November 2000...
  39. ncbi Oral health status and behaviours of children in rural districts of Cambodia
    C H Chu
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Int Dent J 58:15-22. 2008
    To describe the caries and periodontal status of children in rural Cambodia and to study their oral health habits.
  40. ncbi Opportunistic infections and HIV clinical disease stage among patients presenting for care in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    B N Kong
    University Research Co, LLC, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:62-8. 2007
    ..of HIV-associated complications and disease stage among individuals presenting for first-time care in Phnom Penh, Cambodia between November 2001 and September 2002. One hundred patients participated in this study...
  41. ncbi Risk factors for nightblindness among women of childbearing age in Cambodia
    R D Semba
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 700, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1627-32. 2003
    ..To characterize risk factors for nightblindness among nonpregnant women of childbearing age, a group recently recognized to be at high risk of vitamin A deficiency in some developing countries...
  42. pmc Directly observed highly active antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected children in Cambodia
    Patricia Myung
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:974-7. 2007
    ..Catholic charity, provided directly observed antiretroviral therapy to HIV-infected children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Child care workers administered generic antiretroviral drugs twice daily to children, ensuring adherence...
  43. ncbi HIV epidemic in Cambodia, one of the poorest countries in Southeast Asia: a success story
    Marie Charles
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 4:1-4. 2006
  44. pmc Resistance and renewal: health sector reform and Cambodia's national tuberculosis programme
    Peter S Hill
    International Health, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 85:631-6. 2007
    Following the destruction of Cambodia's health infrastructure during the Khmer Rouge period (1975-1979) and the subsequent decade of United Nations sanctions, international development assistance has focused on reconstructing the country'..
  45. pmc Emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with pediatric infection in Cambodia
    Kheng Chheng
    Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia
    PLoS ONE 4:e6630. 2009
    ..One explanation for this difference is that resource poor countries lack the diagnostic microbiology facilities necessary to detect the presence of CA-MRSA carriage and infection...
  46. ncbi Efavirenz replacement by immediate full-dose nevirapine is safe in HIV-1-infected patients in Cambodia
    D Laureillard
    APHP, Department of Immunology, Georges Pompidou European Hospital, Paris, France
    HIV Med 9:514-8. 2008
    ..A switch to nevirapine is regularly carried out because of the cost and side effects of efavirenz. Pharmacokinetic studies suggested that nevirapine should be initiated at full dose when used as a substitute for efavirenz...
  47. ncbi Pulmonary tuberculosis among patients visiting a voluntary confidential counseling and testing center, Cambodia
    P Chheng
    Gorgas Tuberculosis Initiative, William C Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:54-62. 2008
    Voluntary counseling and confidential testing center (VCCT), Battambang District, Cambodia.
  48. ncbi In vitro activity of amphotericin B, fluconazole and voriconazole against 162 Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from Africa and Cambodia
    J Chandenier
    Service de parasitologie mycologie médecine tropicale, Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire, 37000 Tours, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:506-8. 2004
    ..in tropical areas, the in vitro susceptibility of Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from Africa ( n=52) and Cambodia ( n=110) to three antifungal agents (amphotericin B, fluconazole and voriconazole) were compared using the E-test ..
  49. ncbi Influencing factors for seeking HIV voluntary counseling and testing among tuberculosis patients in Cambodia
    Siyan Yi
    Department of International Community Health, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    AIDS Care 21:529-34. 2009
    ..counseling and testing (VCT) utilization among tuberculosis patients attending two referral hospitals in Cambodia. We conducted face-to-face interviews using a structured questionnaire...
  50. pmc pfcrt polymorphism and chloroquine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum strains isolated in Cambodia
    Pharath Lim
    Laboratoire d Epidemiologie Moleculaire, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:87-94. 2003
    Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance was first detected in Cambodia in the early sixties. Treatment with chloroquine was abandoned 20 years ago...
  51. ncbi Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance and HIV co-infection in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Borann Sar
    Laboratory for Mycobacteriology, Unit of Clinical Testing, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:104-7. 2009
    ..1%. Our findings reveal an alarmingly high level of resistance to isoniazid and rifampicin, and confirms the need for drug susceptibility testing to guide treatment in patients with culture positive tuberculosis...
  52. ncbi Blindness and eye disease in Cambodia
    Allan R Rutzen
    Helen Keller International, New York, New York, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:360-6. 2007
    To assess the prevalence and etiology of blindness and low vision and to assess the prevalence of common eye diseases in central Cambodia.
  53. ncbi Emergence of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi with reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones in Cambodia
    Matthew R Kasper
    US Naval Medical Research Unit, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:207-9. 2010
    ..12 microg/mL)...
  54. ncbi An economic evaluation of thermostable vaccines in Cambodia, Ghana and Bangladesh
    Ann Levin
    Vaccine 25:6945-57. 2007
    ..cost impacts of new vaccine products, as compared to the standard vaccine products in multi-dose vials in Cambodia, Ghana, and Bangladesh...
  55. pmc Status of intestinal parasite infections among children in Bat Dambang, Cambodia
    Seung Kyu Park
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Basic Medical Science, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju 220 701, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 42:201-3. 2004
    A survey was conducted to determine the extent of intestinal parasite infection in Bat Dambang, Cambodia in March 2004...
  56. ncbi The national tuberculosis drug resistance survey in Cambodia, 2000-2001
    N Yamada
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1321-7. 2007
    b>Cambodia has a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB). Hospital-based DOTS was predominant throughout the country from 1994 to 2002.
  57. ncbi Abortion-related complications in Cambodia
    T Fetters
    Research Evaluation, Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJOG 115:957-68; discussion 968. 2008
    Although termination of pregnancy (termination) has been legal in the Kingdom of Cambodia since 1997, a number of barriers to safe termination services persist and many women continue to induce their own terminations or seek unsafe ..
  58. pmc Environmental contamination during influenza A virus (H5N1) outbreaks, Cambodia, 2006
    Sirenda Vong
    Epidemiology Unit, Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1303-5. 2008
    ..risk for bird-to-human transmission during influenza A virus (H5N1) outbreaks among backyard poultry in rural Cambodia, we collected environmental specimens...
  59. ncbi Weekly iron and folic acid supplementation as a tool to reduce anemia among primary school children in Cambodia
    Philippe Longfils
    Food Security and Nutrition Policy Support, German Technical Cooperation GTZ, 352 Monivong Blvd, P O Box 164, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Nutr Rev 63:S139-45. 2005
    ..62% to 12% and from 57% to 26% in children 5 to 11 years of age in two rural primary schools in Kampot Province, Cambodia, after oral weekly supplementation with iron-folic acid tablets for 20 weeks and with vitamin A and mebendazole ..
  60. pmc Trends of HIV-1 seroincidence among HIV-1 sentinel surveillance groups in Cambodia, 1999-2002
    Vonthanak Saphonn
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Dermatology and STDs, Phnom Penh, Cambodia and the Department of Epidemiology, University of California School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:587-92. 2005
    This study reports trends in HIV-1 incidence in Cambodia among different target groups in the HIV-1 Sentinel Surveillance Program in 1999, 2000, and 2002, using the newly developed IgG capture BED-enzyme (HIV subtypes B, E and D) ..
  61. ncbi Positive outcomes of HAART at 24 months in HIV-infected patients in Cambodia
    Laurent Ferradini
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    AIDS 21:2293-301. 2007
    ..We report the outcomes at 24 months of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in patients treated in a Médecins Sans Frontières/Ministry of Health programme in Cambodia.
  62. ncbi Prevalence of counterfeit anthelminthic medicines: a cross-sectional survey in Cambodia
    Mohiuddin Hussain Khan
    Department of Drug Management and Policy, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Trop Med Int Health 15:639-44. 2010
    To assess the prevalence of counterfeit anthelminthic medicines in Cambodia, and to determine influential factors.
  63. pmc Failure of artesunate-mefloquine combination therapy for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in southern Cambodia
    William O Rogers
    Naval Medical Research Unit 2, Komp, P2P PLP LITBANGKES, Jl, Percetakan Negara No, 29, Jakarta 10560, Indonesia
    Malar J 8:10. 2009
    ..The efficacy of standard therapies for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria was assessed in Chumkiri, Kampot Province, Cambodia.
  64. pmc Cost-effectiveness of replacing skeletal traction by interlocked intramedullary nailing for femoral shaft fractures in a provincial trauma hospital in Cambodia
    Richard A Gosselin
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Int Orthop 33:1445-8. 2009
    ..of introducing the SIGN nailing system for femoral shaft fractures in a provincial trauma hospital in Cambodia are compared to those of Perkin's traction treatment...
  65. ncbi Validation of primary CD4 gating as an affordable strategy for absolute CD4 counting in Cambodia
    Lut Lynen
    Clinical and Microbiology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:179-85. 2006
    ..To validate primary CD4 gating in lysed whole blood for absolute CD4 counts in fresh and aged blood using an affordable compact volumetric commercial flow cytometer...
  66. ncbi Community participation in externally funded health projects: lessons from Cambodia
    Bart Jacobs
    Enfants et Developpement, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Health Policy Plan 18:399-410. 2003
    ..community participation in two externally funded, NGO-implemented health projects working at district level in Cambodia. The first project was implemented in accordance with the Cambodian national guidelines on community ..
  67. pmc Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) outbreak in captive wild birds and cats, Cambodia
    Stephanie Desvaux
    Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:475-8. 2009
    From December 2003 through January 2004, the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre, Cambodia, was affected by the highly pathogenic influenza virus (H5N1). Birds from 26 species died...
  68. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of annual targeted larviciding campaigns in Cambodia against the dengue vector Aedes aegypti
    Jose A Suaya
    Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1026-36. 2007
    To assess the cost-effectiveness (CE) of annual targeted larviciding campaigns from 2001 to 2005 against the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in two urban areas of Cambodia with a population of 2.9 million people.
  69. pmc Molecular surveillance for multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum, Cambodia
    Naman K Shah
    University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1637-40. 2008
    We conducted surveillance for multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Cambodia during 2004-2006 by assessing molecular changes in pfmdr1...
  70. ncbi Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) mutations in Cambodia: G6PD Viangchan (871G>A) is the most common variant in the Cambodian population
    Hiroyuki Matsuoka
    Department of Medical Zoology, Jichi Medical School, 3311 1 Yakushij, Minami Kawachi, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    J Hum Genet 50:468-72. 2005
    We conducted a survey of malaria diagnoses and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) testing in remote areas of Cambodia. Blood specimens from 670 people were collected by the finger-prick method. Of these people, 24...
  71. ncbi Diabetes and associated disorders in Cambodia: two epidemiological surveys
    Hilary King
    Centre Européen d Etude du Diabète, 67200 Strasbourg, France
    Lancet 366:1633-9. 2005
    ..However, reliable, standardised data on prevalence and characteristics of glucose intolerance in Asian populations remain sparse. We describe the results of two field surveys undertaken in Cambodia in 2004.
  72. ncbi Rational drug use in Cambodia: study of three pilot health centers in Kampong Thom Province
    Chanin Chareonkul
    Rural Health Training and Research Center, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:418-24. 2002
    ..of a strategy to address irrational prescribing practices in three health centers in Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia. Indicators of rational drug use have been measured and compared with Standard Guidelines...
  73. ncbi 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
    ..Nevertheless, little is known about the epidemiology of small liver flukes in Cambodia. The present study is, therefore, aimed at clarifying the status of small liver fluke infections in various ..
  74. pmc Poverty, wealth inequality and health among older adults in rural Cambodia
    Zachary Zimmer
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:57-71. 2008
    ..inequality and a variety of health outcomes, among older adults, in one of the world's poorest regions--rural Cambodia. Data from the 2004 Survey of the Elderly in Cambodia are employed...
  75. pmc Declining artesunate-mefloquine efficacy against falciparum malaria on the Cambodia-Thailand border
    Chansuda Wongsrichanalai
    US Naval Medical Research Unit No 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:716-9. 2008
    Resistance to many antimalaria drugs developed on the Cambodia-Thailand border long before developing elsewhere...
  76. ncbi The impact of the introduction of user fees at a district hospital in Cambodia
    Bart Jacobs
    Enfants and Développement, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Health Policy Plan 19:310-21. 2004
    ..Utilization of public health services in Cambodia is low...
  77. ncbi A reliable diagnosis of human rabies based on analysis of skin biopsy specimens
    Laurent Dacheux
    1UPRE Dynamique des Lyssavirus et Adaptation à l Hôte, Centre National de Référence pour la Rage, Centre Collaborateur de l Organisation Mondiale de la Santé de Référence et de Recherche sur la Rage, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1410-7. 2008
    ..There is a need for a reliable method based on a simple collection of nonneural specimens...
  78. ncbi Local drinking water filters reduce diarrheal disease in Cambodia: a randomized, controlled trial of the ceramic water purifier
    Joe Brown
    University of Alabama, Department of Biological Sciences, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0229, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:394-400. 2008
    ..controlled intervention trial of two household-scale drinking water filters was conducted in a rural village in Cambodia. After collecting four weeks of baseline data on household water quality, diarrheal disease, and other data ..
  79. ncbi Spectrum of opportunistic infections in hospitalized HIV-infected patients in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Chhin Senya
    Preah Bat Norodom Sihanouk Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Int J STD AIDS 14:411-6. 2003
    ..the study was to provide more comprehensive data on the clinical characteristics of hospitalized AIDS patients in Cambodia. Chart review of 381 HIV-infected patients admitted to a public hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia between December ..
  80. pmc Climate as a contributing factor in the demise of Angkor, Cambodia
    Brendan M Buckley
    Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6748-52. 2010
    The "hydraulic city" of Angkor, the capitol of the Khmer Empire in Cambodia, experienced decades-long drought interspersed with intense monsoons in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries that, in combination with other factors, ..
  81. pmc Evidence for persistence of and antiviral resistance and reassortment events in seasonal influenza virus strains circulating in Cambodia
    Mathieu Fourment
    Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, Virology Unit, 5, Monivong Boulevard, P O Box 983, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:295-7. 2010
    The analysis of A/H1N1 and A/H3N2 influenza viruses collected between 2005 and 2008 in Cambodia detected strains resistant to oseltamivir and confirmed widespread resistance to adamantanes...
  82. ncbi Aetiology of meningitis in HIV-infected patients in a referral hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    S Chhin
    Preah Bat Norodon Sihanouk Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Int J STD AIDS 15:48-50. 2004
    The HIV epidemic in Cambodia is one of the most extensive in Asia. Meningitis accounts for a substantial proportion of HIV-related morbidity and mortality in Cambodia...
  83. ncbi HIV-related risk behaviors in Cambodia and effects of mobility
    Heng Sopheab
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Dermatology and STDs, Ministry of Health, Cambodia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:81-6. 2006
    ..To study HIV risk behaviors in different population groups, linkages to bridge populations, and to examine factors affecting such behaviors and links...
  84. ncbi Influence of the involvement of partners in the mother class with voluntary confidential counselling and testing acceptance for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV programme (PMTCT programme) in Cambodia
    K Kakimoto
    Bureau of International Cooperation, International Medical Center of Japan, Japan
    AIDS Care 19:381-4. 2007
    The National Maternal and Child Health Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia commenced PMTCT services as the first site of the National PMTCT programme of Cambodia in November 2001...
  85. ncbi Malaria transmission and major malaria vectors in different geographical areas of Southeast Asia
    H D Trung
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 9:230-7. 2004
    During the last decade, major progress in malaria control has been achieved in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. However, malaria is still a potentially fatal disease in some hilly-forested areas and continues to be endemic in a few coastal ..
  86. ncbi Quality of life and living with HIV/AIDS in Cambodia
    Babette Geurtsen
    Department of Nursing, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 16:41-9. 2005
    ..This qualitative study was..
  87. pmc "Almost a role model of what we would like to do everywhere": British American Tobacco in Cambodia
    R Mackenzie
    Centre on Global Change and Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Tob Control 13:ii112-7. 2004
    To examine British American Tobacco's (BAT's) renewed interest in Cambodia from the early 1990s, reviewing negotiations to establish a joint venture and the subsequent conduct of BAT Cambodia (BATC).
  88. pmc Improving immunization equity through a public-private partnership in Cambodia
    J Brad Schwartz
    Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 3305, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3305, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:661-7. 2004
    To examine the effects on immunization equity of the large-scale contracting of primary health-care services in rural areas of Cambodia.
  89. ncbi Telemedicine by email in remote Cambodia
    Paul J Heinzelmann
    Partners Telemedicine, Two Longfellow Place, Suite 216, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 11:S44-7. 2005
    An email-based telemedicine service was implemented in two remote village communities in Cambodia. Volunteer physicians at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope in Phnom ..
  90. ncbi Health equity funds in Cambodia
    Luc Van Leemput
    Lancet 369:638. 2007
  91. ncbi Variation over space and time of Aedes aegypti in Phnom Penh (Cambodia): genetic structure and oral susceptibility to a dengue virus
    Christophe Paupy
    Unité des Insectes et Maladies Infectieuses, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Genet Res 82:171-82. 2003
    ..This study allows a model of Ae. aegypti population functioning in Phnom Penh to be suggested. Dynamics of dengue virus diffusion depend on the population genetic structure of the vector and its evolution over space and time...
  92. ncbi A comparative intervention trial on fish sauce fortified with NaFe-EDTA and FeSO4+citrate in iron deficiency anemic school children in Kampot, Cambodia
    Philippe Longfils
    FSNPSP Project, GTZ, Kampot, Cambodia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:250-7. 2008
    Inhabitants of agrarian villages of rural Cambodia suffer from high prevalences of iron deficiency and anemia in the context of a monotonous diet.
  93. ncbi Arsenic and other trace elements contamination in groundwater and a risk assessment study for the residents in the Kandal Province of Cambodia
    Thi Thu Giang Luu
    International Environmental Research Center, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 261 Cheomdan gwagiro, Buk Gu, Gwangju 500 712, South Korea
    Environ Int 35:455-60. 2009
    ..other trace elements in groundwater were examined at three villages (PT, POT and CHL) in the Kandal Province of Cambodia. Concentrations of arsenic in the groundwater ranged from 6...
  94. ncbi Building peace through participatory health training: a case from Cambodia
    S Ui
    Department of International Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Glob Public Health 2:281-93. 2007
    ..To build peace, as well as conducting training directly on a technical topic, these essential factors need to be incorporated in the training programmes...
  95. ncbi The socio-demographic legacy of the Khmer Rouge period in Cambodia
    Damien de Walque
    Development Research Group, The World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 60:223-31. 2006
    ..is an examination of the long-term impact of genocide during the period of the Khmer Rouge regime (1975-79) in Cambodia. The very high and selective mortality of the period had a major impact on the population structure of Cambodia...
  96. ncbi Intakes from non-breastmilk foods for stunted toddlers living in poor urban villages of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, are inadequate
    Victoria P Anderson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Matern Child Nutr 4:146-59. 2008
    In Cambodia, the energy and nutrient densities of the traditional rice-based complementary diets used for infant feeding are very low. Whether the adequacy improves after the first year of life is uncertain...
  97. ncbi Genetic disorders in a paediatric hospital in Cambodia
    R Guhadasan
    Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Ann Hum Biol 32:188-94. 2005
    b>Cambodia is an extremely underdeveloped country in Southeast Asia with a childhood mortality rate of 105/1000 live births...
  98. ncbi Crossing the public-private sector divide with reproductive health in Cambodia: out-patient services in a local NGO and the national MCH clinic
    M Huff-Rousselle
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 16:33-46. 2001
    ..and the major indigenous non-government clinics offering out-patient reproductive health services in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Reproductive health is of critical importance in Cambodia, which has one of the highest levels of unmet need for ..
  99. ncbi [Diagnosis and treatment of invasive cervical cancer in Cambodia (apropos of 35 cases)]
    D Monchy
    Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Pnom Penh, Cambodge
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 98:183-6. 2005
    Uterine cervix cancer is an important public health problem in developing countries. In Cambodia, incidence (24. 10-5) and mortality (12,77. 10-5) rates due to this cancer are higher than in other southeast Asian countries...
  100. ncbi An assessment survey of anti-tuberculosis drug management in Cambodia
    Y Uchiyama
    National Centre for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control CENAT Japan International Cooperation Agency National TB Control Project, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:153-9. 2006
    ..One hundred and seven public health facilities with tuberculosis (TB) service and 66 private pharmacies in 14 provinces...
  101. ncbi Project AID Khmer: addressing the health impact of HIV/AIDS on Cambodia through rural capacity building
    M Chang
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Glob Public Health 5:75-86. 2010
    HIV/AIDS prevention efforts in Cambodia have largely focussed on urban populations...

Research Grants62

  1. Pilot studies of the molecular epidemiology of drug-resistant malaria in Myanmar
    Christopher V Plowe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Southeast Asia before it spreads from its recent site of emergence in Western Cambodia. This containment effort is hampered by the lack of surveillance tools to track the extent and direction of the ..
  2. MAPPING DRUG RESISTANCE GENES IN PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM
    Tim J Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..parasite populations from six SE Asian countries, with 10 year longitudinal sampling from Thailand and Cambodia. These data will allow verification of associations from our GWAS, determine the distribution of causative ..
  3. Prospective Studies of Avian Influenza Transmission in Asia
    GREGORY CHARLES GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..controls living in three H5N1 endemic areas in Asia: Tangerang, Indonesia;Bali, Indonesia;and Kandaal Province, Cambodia. The study will involve aggressive active surveillance for influenza-like illness among study participants (with ..
  4. HIV/AIDS and Orphan Care
    Kathryn Whetten; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to follow an existing cohort of more than 3,000 randomly selected OAC in six culturally diverse study sites in Cambodia, Ethiopia, India (Nagaland and Hyderabad), Kenya, and Tanzania...
  5. A Cambodian Clinical Research Network for HIV &TB
    Sok Thim; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..b>Cambodia, which is one of the highest TB burdened countries globally, also has the highest prevalence of HIV-1 infection ..
  6. Cambodia Trauma Survivors: Prevalence &Consequences
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed research seeks to provide information needed to improve mental health services offered to this refugee group. The results of this study should also be applicable to other current and future refugees. ..
  7. Cambodia Integrated HIV and Drug Prevention Implementation Program
    Kimberly Page; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In Cambodia, female entertainment and sex workers (FESWs) are one of the highest risk groups for HIV: prevalence and incidence of HIV are high, as is use of non injected amphetamine type stimulant (..
  8. Genome-wide studies to identify markers of artemisinin-resistant malaria
    SHANNON TAKALA HARRISON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria has emerged in western Cambodia and its potential spread threatens to reverse recent gains against malaria and to abort plans for a renewed ..
  9. Brown/Tufts Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program
    Susan Cu-Uvin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Training and Research Program (AITRP) has trained over 100 clinical investigators from India, the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, and, most recently, western Kenya, resulting in about 100 peer-reviewed publications over the past 5 ..
  10. Kin and Community Support for Orphans in Cambodia
    PATRICK C HEUVELINE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..biological children and vary across social environments. This research project is set in Cambodia, where many children lost one, and often both, parents during the 1975-79 crisis, in which nearly 25 percent of ..
  11. UCLA Fogarty AITRP
    Roger Detels; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The collaborating countries include China, India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia...
  12. Developing a Community Level Behavioral Intervention for MSM in Thailand
    Thomas E Guadamuz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3% in 2005. This epidemic may have the potential to spread, affecting emerging MSM communities in Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmmar and Vietnam...
  13. Clinical, Public Health &Behavioral Oral Health Research Training for Thailand
    Timothy A DeRouen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from other dental schools in Thailand as well as dental schools in the Greater Mekong Basin countries (Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam) thereby making the collaborating Thai dental schools resources for other dental schools in South ..
  14. Genomic Analyses of Plasmodium vivax Responses to Antimalarial Drugs in Cambodia
    David Serre; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In collaboration with the Pasteur Institute in Cambodia, we will collect blood samples from 280 individuals infected with P...
  15. IMMERSE: Innovative Malaria M&E, Research and Surveillance towards Elimination: S
    Sylvia Meek; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..malaria program implementation in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) (with a particular focus on Myanmar, Cambodia and Thailand), and build a robust and reliable evidence platform capable of developing and evaluating operational ..
  16. EVALUATION OF IMPACT OF JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS VACCINE IN CAMBODIA
    SOEUNG CHAN SANN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..JE is an endemic disease in Cambodia, with surveillance demonstrating JE causes at least 20% of all cases of eningoencephalitis in children fewer than ..
  17. Cryptococcus traversal of Brain Endothelial cells
    Kwang Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..neoformans is the most common cause of culture-positive meningitis (e.g., Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Cambodia). C. neoformans is commonly acquired by inhalation...
  18. POPULATION BASED SURVEY OF TORTURE AND VIOLENCE
    James Jaranson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Paul area from countries with histories of government sanctioned torture: Bosnia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, and Somalia...
  19. A Preventative Adenoviral-Based H5N1 Influenza Vaccine
    Andrea Gambotto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2005, extensive outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) occurred in several Asian countries (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam, North Korea), resulting in 17 human cases in ..
  20. Research Training for Cambodian Scientists in Effective*
    William Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2006
    In Cambodia, malaria is the 3rd leading cause for outpatient clinic visits and the most common cause of deaths in hospitalized patients...
  21. Increasing Mental Health Research Infrastructure in Southeast Asia
    Bahr Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This NCD-LIFESPAN project seeks to increase capacity in Southeast Asia, primarily in Vietnam and secondarily in Cambodia, in regards to (a) developing culturally-appropriate, research-based treatments for mental health problems;(b) ..
  22. Cambodia: Between the Khmers Rouges and the Red Plague?
    Patrick Heuveline; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and the prospective follow-up of the demographic dynamics of a population of about 13,000 people in rural Cambodia. The first aim of this study is to provide the accurate and timely demographic indicators much needed for ..
  23. Neurodevelopment and Imaging among HIV-infected Children from the PREDICT study
    Victor Valcour; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This rationale led the NIH to initiate the PREDICT study underway in Thailand and Cambodia. PREDICT uses a randomized design to determine the optimal timing of antiretroviral initiation in children...
  24. GENETIC FACTORS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO TUBERCULOSIS
    Anne Goldfeld; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..correlation of HLA-DQ ?57-Asp with anergy and susceptibility to TB by HLA-typing additional anergic patients in Cambodia, (2) compare the HLA type of HIV/AIDS patients suffering from TB with the HLA type of those that avoid TB ..
  25. Genital Tract HIV Shedding in Cambodian Women
    Joseph Harwell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    This project will be done primarily in Phnom Penh, Cambodia at the Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE. Dr. Lim Kruy, MD will be the foreign site investigator...
  26. T CELL SUBSETS AND THEIR FUNCTION IN TB/HIV PARADOXICAL REACTIONS
    Anne Goldfeld; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..subsets and their function in immunosuppressed TB/AIDS patients on dual therapy from an ongoing clinical trial in Cambodia. This trial, called CAMELIA (CAMbodian Early vs...
  27. Phase 1/2 trial of Pharmacological HIV-1 Prevention
    Kimberly Page Shafer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..b>Cambodia is ideal for this study at this time because of the recent explosive spread of HIV-1...
  28. Sexual Risk and HIV/STD in Vulnerable Cambodian Females
    Pamina Gorbach; Fiscal Year: 2003
    b>Cambodia is wrestling with a growing HIV/AIDS epidemic seeping from core groups into the general population as demonstrated by a HIV prevalence among pregnant women of 2.6% in 1999...
  29. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFLUENZA IN CAMBODIA
    Sirenda Vong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Since January 2004, Cambodia (estimated population 13 million) has experienced 25 epizootic outbreaks of H5N1influenza in poultry...
  30. Genetic/Immunological Basis of Tuberculosis and Anergy
    Julio Delgado; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..identify novel host factors that predispose individuals to develop pulmonary tuberculosis in a population from Cambodia and characterize the events associated with the anergic state induced by tuberculosis infection in the intact ..
  31. HIV Research Program in Thailand and Cambodia
    Kiat Ruxrungtham; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..ARV) therapy and the reduction of risk behavior in resource constrained (Thailand) and resource limited (Cambodia) settings...
  32. CERVICAL CANCER CONTROL IN A CAMBODIAN POPULATION
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The overall goal of the proposed research is to increase the uptake of cervical cancer screening by women from Cambodia. Specific study objectives are to obtain qualitative and quantitative information about the Pap testing behavior ..
  33. Asian Leadership Training for Tobacco Control Research
    Linda Ferry; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..tobacco epidemic compounded by the lack of local trained researchers in tobacco control in three WPR countries (Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic and Mongolia) serves as the major impetus and basis for this proposal...
  34. A Cambodian Clinical Research Network for HIV and TB
    Sok Thim; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION (Provided by Applicant): The combination of TB, AIDS, and poverty in Cambodia is catastrophic. The country has the largest incidence of TB in the world, 539 new cases/100,000 individuals...
  35. REDUCING VIOLENCE-RELATED ORAL HEALTH DISPARITIES
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. MENTAL HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLENT VICTIMIZATION
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) To assess the temporal relationship between symptoms of PTSD and depression following exposure to mass fire trauma. This analysis would model the dynamic interplay of depression and PTSD symptoms overtime. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. ALCOHOL USE AND ABUSE FOLLOWING TRAUMATIC INJURY
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) To determine whether the antecedents and consequences of alcohol misuse and psychological distress--as well as the pattern of relations between the two constructs-differ as a function of ethnicity and gender. ..
  38. THE ROLE OF TRAUMA EXPOSURE IN DRUG USE AND HIV RISK
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Aim 3: To examine the psychological factors that may mediate the relationship between trauma exposure and HIV risk behaviors and that may serve as effective points of intervention. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. CAMBODIAN REFUGEES: PROBLEM ALCOHOL USE AND COMORBIDITY
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..More specifically, the study will investigate if alcohol use partially mediates the relationship between traumatic experiences and PTSD, depression and anxiety disorders. ..
  40. ATS Use & HIV Among Young Female Sex and Entertainment Workers in Cambodia
    Kimberly Page; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..ATS) use among young women working in the entertainment and female sex work (FSW) industries in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. ATS use has increased tremendously in Cambodia, and although acknowledged to be a significant potential problem, ..
  41. Targeted Psychoeducation for At-Risk Trauma Survivors
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The 'care as usual' group would provide cross-group comparisons in outcomes as measured at baseline and 3-month follow-up. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Dorchester Occupational Health Initiative
    LENORE AZAROFF; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Oxidative Stress and the Pathogenesis of Sarcopenia and Disability in Older Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..AGEs are a potentially modifiable risk factor, as circulating AGEs can be lowered by dietary modification and by pharmacological intervention. ..
  44. Hepcidin and the pathogenesis of anemia in older adults.
    Richard D Semba; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study should provide new insight into the epidemiology and biological mechanisms of anemia among older adults and help identify strategies aimed at the prevention and treatment of anemia. ..
  45. MICRONUTRIENTS AND MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The relationship between mastitis and breastmilk HIV load and the epidemiology and microbiology of mastitis will be examined in a new cohort of HIV-infected lactating women. ..
  46. ADJUNCT VITAMIN A THERAPY FOR TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV/AIDS
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  47. Iron Deficiency and Anemia in HIV and HCV-Infected Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. and elsewhere. ..
  48. VITAMIN A SUPPLEMENTATION FOR HIV INFECTED CHILDREN
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  49. Social Networks among Drug-Using Ethnic Minority Youth
    Juliet Lee; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC IMPACT OF AIDS EPIDEMIC-OLDER PERSONS
    John Knodel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  51. Enhancing HIV Prevention Among High-Risk HIV+ Men
    Kenneth Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Participants will then be followed every three months for one year, integrating PCM and/or prevention booster sessions to their HIV care visits. ..
  52. Translational Control in Plasmodium Sexual Development
    Liwang Cui; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  53. RCT OF STEPPING STONES BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTION FOR HIV
    Rachel Jewkes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also seek to understand what are the barriers to behavior change and what strategies are used by which people to circumnavigate these. ..
  54. A Culturally Appropriate Cervical Cancer Intervention for Underserved Vietnamese
    Grace X Ma; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  55. Mental Health Effects of the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia
    JEFFREY H SONIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In the 1970s, Cambodia suffered one of the largest genocides of the twentieth century under the government of the Khmer Rouge (KR)...
  56. Development of a cell-based method for high-throughput drug screening in malaria
    Liwang Cui; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..To facilitate antimalarial drug discovery, we propose to develop a highly sensitive, cell-based, one-step luminescent drug screen assay for high throughput screening of large chemical libraries. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..