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  1. ncbi Vaccination with ALVAC and AIDSVAX to prevent HIV-1 infection in Thailand
    Supachai Rerks-Ngarm
    Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    N Engl J Med 361:2209-20. 2009
  2. pmc Changes in the treatment responses to artesunate-mefloquine on the northwestern border of Thailand during 13 years of continuous deployment
    Verena Ilona Carrara
    Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Tak, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e4551. 2009
  3. ncbi Polymorphism in DNA repair genes and oral squamous cell carcinoma in Thailand
    Suparp Kietthubthew
    Department of Stomatology, Faculty of Dentistry, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Songkhla 90110, Thailand
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:21-9. 2006
  4. pmc Incidence, seasonality and mortality associated with influenza pneumonia in Thailand: 2005-2008
    James Mark Simmerman
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e7776. 2009
  5. ncbi Serotype-specific dengue virus circulation and dengue disease in Bangkok, Thailand from 1973 to 1999
    Ananda Nisalak
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:191-202. 2003
  6. pmc Project Accept (HPTN 043): a community-based intervention to reduce HIV incidence in populations at risk for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand
    Gertrude Khumalo-Sakutukwa
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:422-31. 2008
  7. pmc Multiyear climate variability and dengue--El Niño southern oscillation, weather, and dengue incidence in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Thailand: a longitudinal data analysis
    Michael A Johansson
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000168. 2009
  8. ncbi Genetic diversity and multiple infections of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Western Thailand
    Liwang Cui
    Department of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:613-9. 2003
  9. ncbi Health seeking behaviour and diagnosis for pulmonary tuberculosis in an HIV-epidemic mountainous area of Thailand
    J Ngamvithayapong
    TB HIV Research Project, The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti TB Association, Chiang Rai, Thailand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:1013-20. 2001
  10. ncbi Knowledge and use of prevention measures related to dengue in northern Thailand
    B H B Van Benthem
    Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 7:993-1000. 2002

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  1. ncbi Vaccination with ALVAC and AIDSVAX to prevent HIV-1 infection in Thailand
    Supachai Rerks-Ngarm
    Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    N Engl J Med 361:2209-20. 2009
    ..The development of a safe and effective vaccine against the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) is critical to pandemic control...
  2. pmc Changes in the treatment responses to artesunate-mefloquine on the northwestern border of Thailand during 13 years of continuous deployment
    Verena Ilona Carrara
    Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Tak, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e4551. 2009
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  3. ncbi Polymorphism in DNA repair genes and oral squamous cell carcinoma in Thailand
    Suparp Kietthubthew
    Department of Stomatology, Faculty of Dentistry, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Songkhla 90110, Thailand
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:21-9. 2006
    ..In addition, these SNPs influence the repair of DNA damage that is caused by environmental risk factors for oral cancer...
  4. pmc Incidence, seasonality and mortality associated with influenza pneumonia in Thailand: 2005-2008
    James Mark Simmerman
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e7776. 2009
    ..Prospective data from multiple years are needed to develop vaccine policy and treatment guidelines, and improve pandemic preparedness...
  5. ncbi Serotype-specific dengue virus circulation and dengue disease in Bangkok, Thailand from 1973 to 1999
    Ananda Nisalak
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:191-202. 2003
    ..hospitalized children with suspected dengue at the Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health in Bangkok, Thailand, from 1973 to 1999...
  6. pmc Project Accept (HPTN 043): a community-based intervention to reduce HIV incidence in populations at risk for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand
    Gertrude Khumalo-Sakutukwa
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:422-31. 2008
    ..Changing community norms to increase awareness of HIV status and reduce HIV-related stigma has the potential to reduce the incidence of HIV-1 infection in the developing world...
  7. pmc Multiyear climate variability and dengue--El Niño southern oscillation, weather, and dengue incidence in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Thailand: a longitudinal data analysis
    Michael A Johansson
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000168. 2009
    ..The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a multiyear climate driver of local temperature and precipitation worldwide. Previous studies have reported varying degrees of association between ENSO and dengue incidence...
  8. ncbi Genetic diversity and multiple infections of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Western Thailand
    Liwang Cui
    Department of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:613-9. 2003
    ..and the circumsporozoite protein (CSP), we investigated the population diversity of Plasmodium vivax in Mae Sod, Thailand from April 2000 through June 2001...
  9. ncbi Health seeking behaviour and diagnosis for pulmonary tuberculosis in an HIV-epidemic mountainous area of Thailand
    J Ngamvithayapong
    TB HIV Research Project, The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti TB Association, Chiang Rai, Thailand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:1013-20. 2001
    Chiang Rai Hospital, Chiang Rai Province, the epicentre of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Thailand.
  10. ncbi Knowledge and use of prevention measures related to dengue in northern Thailand
    B H B Van Benthem
    Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 7:993-1000. 2002
    To determine the frequency and determinants of knowledge of dengue infection in three sites in northern Thailand, and to compare prevention measures of people with and without knowledge of dengue.
  11. pmc Serotype-specific differences in the risk of dengue hemorrhagic fever: an analysis of data collected in Bangkok, Thailand from 1994 to 2006
    Jessica R Fried
    Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit MORU, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e617. 2010
    It is unclear whether dengue serotypes differ in their propensity to cause severe disease. We analyzed differences in serotype-specific disease severity in children presenting for medical attention in Bangkok, Thailand.
  12. pmc Nonstationary influence of El Niño on the synchronous dengue epidemics in Thailand
    Bernard Cazelles
    CNRS UMR 7625, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
    PLoS Med 2:e106. 2005
    ..Here we address the role of climate variability in shaping the interannual pattern of dengue epidemics...
  13. pmc Geographical structure of dengue transmission and its determinants in Thailand
    Y Nagao
    Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Epidemiol Infect 136:843-51. 2008
    ..To test this concept, we examined dengue transmission intensities in Thailand. We used the inverse of mean age of dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) cases as a surrogate of dengue transmission ..
  14. ncbi A community participation intervention to reduce HIV/AIDS stigma, Nakhon Ratchasima province, northeast Thailand
    C Apinundecha
    Community Health Development Program, Graduate School, Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University, Thailand
    AIDS Care 19:1157-65. 2007
    ..HIV/AIDS stigma in the socio-cultural context of Nakhon Ratchasima Province in the northeastern region of Thailand. Action research was used to develop a community participation intervention...
  15. ncbi Cytotoxicity of plants from Malaysia and Thailand used traditionally to treat cancer
    C C Lee
    Department of Pharmacy, King s College London, London SE1 9NN, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 100:237-43. 2005
    ..was used to screen extracts and isolated constituents of some traditional medicinal plants from Malaysia and Thailand against two human cancer cell lines, COR L23 lung cancer cell line and MCF7 breast cancer cell line and the non-..
  16. ncbi Epidemiology of inapparent and symptomatic acute dengue virus infection: a prospective study of primary school children in Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand
    Timothy P Endy
    Department of Virology, United States Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 156:40-51. 2002
    ..virus transmission and disease severity conducted in a cohort of 2,119 elementary school children in northern Thailand. A total of 717,106 person-school days were observed from 1998 to 2000...
  17. ncbi Intestinal helminth infections are associated with increased incidence of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Thailand
    M Nacher
    Unité INSERM 511, Immunobiologie Cellulaire et Moleculaire des Infections Parasitaires, CHU Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
    J Parasitol 88:55-8. 2002
    In a prospective study of the total population of 5 hamlets on the western border of Thailand, all subjects were screened for helminth infections; during the following year, the incidence of malaria was recorded...
  18. ncbi Cohort profile: The Thai Cohort of 87,134 Open University students
    Adrian C Sleigh
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine and Health Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:266-72. 2008
  19. ncbi Dengue knowledge and practices and their impact on Aedes aegypti populations in Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand
    Constantianus J M Koenraadt
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:692-700. 2006
    ..KAP) survey and an extensive entomologic survey were conducted in two sub-districts of Kamphaeng Phet province, Thailand, to test the hypothesis that correct dengue knowledge and practice reduce dengue vector populations...
  20. ncbi Folk knowledge about dengue mosquitoes and contributions of health belief model in dengue control promotion in Northeast Thailand
    Suparat Phuanukoonnon
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Acta Trop 99:6-14. 2006
    ..theory for health education and communication for dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) prevention and control in Thailand. The HBM focuses on persuading people to acknowledge their vulnerability and susceptibility to DHF, and the ..
  21. ncbi Differential prevalence of Plasmodium infections and cryptic Plasmodium knowlesi malaria in humans in Thailand
    Chaturong Putaporntip
    Molecular Biology of Malaria and Opportunistic Parasites Research Unit, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 199:1143-50. 2009
    A case of human infection with Plasmodium knowlesi has been recently discovered in Thailand. To investigate the prevalence of this malaria species, a molecular-based survey was performed.
  22. ncbi Mefloquine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum and increased pfmdr1 gene copy number
    Ric N Price
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine Infectious Diseases, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Lancet 364:438-47. 2004
    The borders of Thailand harbour the world's most multidrug resistant Plasmodium falciparum parasites. In 1984 mefloquine was introduced as treatment for uncomplicated falciparum malaria, but substantial resistance developed within 6 years...
  23. ncbi Natural human humoral response to salivary gland proteins of Anopheles mosquitoes in Thailand
    Amornrat Waitayakul
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakhonpathom, Thailand
    Acta Trop 98:66-73. 2006
    ..we have collected sera from malaria patients, healthy villagers, and people from a non-malarious region in Thailand. Here we have demonstrated that anti-Anopheles salivary protein antibodies occurred predominantly in patients ..
  24. pmc The impact of the demographic transition on dengue in Thailand: insights from a statistical analysis and mathematical modeling
    Derek A T Cummings
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000139. 2009
    An increase in the average age of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) cases has been reported in Thailand. The cause of this increase is not known...
  25. ncbi Human bocavirus: a novel parvovirus epidemiologically associated with pneumonia requiring hospitalization in Thailand
    Alicia M Fry
    Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1038-45. 2007
    We detected human bocavirus (HBoV) infection in 4.5% of hospitalized patients with pneumonia in rural Thailand. However, the role of HBoV as a pathogen is unclear.
  26. ncbi Dengue viremia titer, antibody response pattern, and virus serotype correlate with disease severity
    D W Vaughn
    Department of Virus Diseases, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:2-9. 2000
    ..from 168 children with acute dengue virus infection who were enrolled in a prospective study at 2 hospitals in Thailand were examined to determine the role of virus load in the pathogenesis of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF)...
  27. pmc Dengue hemorrhagic fever: the sensitivity and specificity of the world health organization definition for identification of severe cases of dengue in Thailand, 1994-2005
    Anon Srikiatkhachorn
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1135-43. 2010
    ..The ability of these guidelines to categorize severe dengue illness has recently been questioned...
  28. pmc Catastrophic and poverty impacts of health payments: results from national household surveys in Thailand
    Supon Limwattananon
    Department of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 85:600-6. 2007
    ..To estimate the incidence and describe the profile of catastrophic expenditures and impoverishment due to household out-of-pocket payments, comparing the periods before and after the introduction of universal health care coverage (UC)...
  29. pmc Streptococcus suis in humans, Thailand
    Daisuke Takamatsu
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:181-3. 2008
  30. ncbi Effects of Plasmodium vivax malaria in pregnancy
    F Nosten
    Shokio Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand
    Lancet 354:546-9. 1999
    ..P. falciparum infection has harmful effects in pregnancy, but the effects of P. vivax have not been characterised. We investigated the effects of P. vivax infection during pregnancy...
  31. pmc Change in Japanese encephalitis virus distribution, Thailand
    Narong Nitatpattana
    Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1762-5. 2008
    Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) genotypes in Thailand were studied in pigs and mosquitoes collected near houses of confirmed human JEV cases in 2003-2005...
  32. ncbi Hematologic and clinical indices of malaria in a semi-immune population of western Thailand
    Laura M Erhart
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:8-14. 2004
    ..vivax infection in Maesod on Thailand's western border with Myanmar compared with febrile, non-parasitemic persons also reporting to malaria clinics...
  33. ncbi Safety, acceptability, and feasibility of a single-visit approach to cervical-cancer prevention in rural Thailand: a demonstration project
    L Gaffikin
    Cervical Cancer Prevention Programme, JHPIEGO Corporation, 1615 Thames Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Lancet 361:814-20. 2003
    ..and treatment coverage, innovative approaches to cervical-cancer prevention are being investigated in rural Thailand. We assessed the value of a single-visit approach combining visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid wash ..
  34. ncbi Transmission of the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 within flocks during the 2004 epidemic in Thailand
    Thanawat Tiensin
    Department of Livestock Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 196:1679-84. 2007
    ..is the first to quantify the transmission of avian influenza virus H5N1 within flocks during the 2004 epidemic in Thailand. It uses the flock-level mortality data to estimate the transmission-rate parameter ( beta ) and the basic ..
  35. ncbi Economic impact of dengue fever/dengue hemorrhagic fever in Thailand at the family and population levels
    Danielle V Clark
    Department of Virology, United States Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:786-91. 2005
    Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever constitute a substantial health burden on the population in Thailand. In this study, the impact of symptomatic dengue virus infection on the families of patients hospitalized at the Kamphaeng Phet ..
  36. ncbi Different spatial distribution of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus along an urban-rural gradient and the relating environmental factors examined in three villages in northern Thailand
    Yoshio Tsuda
    Department of Vector Ecology and Environment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Sakamoto 1 12 4, Nagasaki 852 8523, Japan
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 22:222-8. 2006
    ..of dengue vectors was conducted from July to November 1966 and from May to November 1997 in Chiangmai Province, Thailand. Three villages in urban, transition, and rural areas were selected for the survey to clarify the spatial ..
  37. pmc Bat Nipah virus, Thailand
    Supaporn Wacharapluesadee
    Department of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1949-51. 2005
    Surveillance for Nipah virus (NV) was conducted in Thailand's bat population. Immunoglobulin G antibodies to NV were detected with enzyme immunoassay in 82 of 1,304 bats. NV RNA was found in bat saliva and urine...
  38. ncbi Sexual behavior and risk factors for HIV infection among homosexual and bisexual men in Thailand
    Andrea Li
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:318-27. 2009
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  39. ncbi Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled efficacy trial of a bivalent recombinant glycoprotein 120 HIV-1 vaccine among injection drug users in Bangkok, Thailand
    Punnee Pitisuttithum
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 194:1661-71. 2006
    In Thailand, phase 1/2 trials of monovalent subtype B and bivalent subtype B/E (CRF01_AE) recombinant glycoprotein 120 human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) vaccines were successfully conducted from 1995 to 1998, prompting the first ..
  40. ncbi Molecular evolution and intragenic recombination of the merozoite surface protein MSP-3alpha from the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax in Thailand
    C N Mascorro
    Department of Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, 501 ASI Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Parasitology 131:25-35. 2005
    ..Here we analysed complete PvMSP-3alpha sequences from 17 clinical P. vivax isolates from Thailand and found that the nucleotide diversity was as high as that from samples widely separated by time and space...
  41. pmc Estimating the burden of shigellosis in Thailand: 36-month population-based surveillance study
    Pornthip Chompook
    Chiang Rai Regional Hospital, Chiang Rai Province, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 83:739-46. 2005
    To estimate incidence of shigellosis in the Kaengkhoi district, Saraburi Province, Thailand.
  42. ncbi Drinking water: a possible source of Blastocystis spp. subtype 1 infection in schoolchildren of a rural community in central Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:401-6. 2008
    In January 2005, a survey of intestinal parasitic infections was performed in a primary school, central Thailand. Of 675 stool samples, Blastocystis was identified with a prevalence of 18.9%...
  43. ncbi Maternal transmission efficiency of Wolbachia superinfections in Aedes albopictus populations in Thailand
    Pattamaporn Kittayapong
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 66:103-7. 2002
    ..We found mainland and island populations throughout Thailand to be superinfected with group A and B bacteria. Of 320 Wolbachia-positive adult mosquitoes, 97...
  44. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of roll-your-own smoking in Thailand and Malaysia: Findings of the ITC-South East Asia Survey
    David Young
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council of Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:907-15. 2008
    ..This paper seeks to describe RYO use in Thailand and Malaysia and relate RYO use to smokers' knowledge of the harmfulness of tobacco...
  45. pmc Differential patterns of endothelial and leucocyte activation in 'typhus-like' illnesses in Laos and Thailand
    D H Paris
    Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Exp Immunol 153:63-7. 2008
    ..As adhesion molecules direct leucocyte migration and induce inflammatory and immune responses, this may represent O. tsutsugamushi tropism during early dissemination, or local immune activation within the eschar...
  46. ncbi Risk of zinc, iodine and other micronutrient deficiencies among school children in North East Thailand
    R A Thurlow
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:623-32. 2006
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  47. ncbi Strengthening cost-effectiveness analysis in Thailand through the establishment of the health intervention and technology assessment program
    Sripen Tantivess
    Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:931-45. 2009
    ..In Thailand, there have been concerted efforts to promote evidence-based policy making, including the introduction of ..
  48. ncbi Human coronavirus infections in rural Thailand: a comprehensive study using real-time reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction assays
    Ryan K Dare
    Respiratory and Gastroenteritis Viruses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1321-8. 2007
    We sought to determine whether infections with human coronaviruses (HCoVs) 229E, OC43, HKU1, and NL63 are associated with pneumonia and to define the epidemiology of HCoV infection in rural Thailand.
  49. ncbi Survival rate and risk factors of mortality among HIV/tuberculosis-coinfected patients with and without antiretroviral therapy
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi and Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:42-6. 2006
    ..The impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on survival among patients coinfected with HIV and tuberculosis (TB) has not been well established...
  50. ncbi Tuberculosis services and treatment outcomes in private and public health care facilities in Thailand, 2004-2006
    N Chengsorn
    Department of Health, Bangkok Metropolitan Health Administration, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:888-94. 2009
    ..We assessed services and treatment outcomes in TB patients in public and private facilities to inform public-private mix scale-up in Thailand.
  51. ncbi Diagnostic performance and costs of Capilia TB for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex identification from broth-based culture in Bangkok, Thailand
    Keerataya Ngamlert
    Health Department, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Thailand
    Trop Med Int Health 14:748-53. 2009
    ..We evaluated the performance, time to detection and cost of the Capilia TB identification test from broth cultures positive for acid-fast bacilli (AFB) in Thailand.
  52. pmc Causes of death in HIV-infected persons who have tuberculosis, Thailand
    Kevin P Cain
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:258-64. 2009
    Up to 50% of persons with HIV and a diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) in Thailand die during TB treatment...
  53. ncbi Forensic and phylogeographic characterization of mtDNA lineages from northern Thailand (Chiang Mai)
    Bettina Zimmermann
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Mullerstrasse 44, Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Legal Med 123:495-501. 2009
    The immigration of diverse ethnic groups over the past centuries from surrounding countries into Thailand left footprints in the genetic composition of Thai mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) lineages...
  54. pmc Short term estimates of adult HIV incidence by mode of transmission: Kenya and Thailand as examples
    E Gouws
    Department of Policy, Evidence and Partnership, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV AIDS, UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 82:iii51-55. 2006
    ..In order to adapt prevention strategies to changing patterns of risk, we need to understand the behaviours that put people at risk of infection and how new infections are distributed among risk groups...
  55. ncbi Human mtDNA and Y-chromosome variation is correlated with matrilocal versus patrilocal residence
    H Oota
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Inselstrasse 22, D-04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Nat Genet 29:20-1. 2001
    ..man moves to his mate's residence after marriage) and three patrilocal groups among the hill tribes of northern Thailand. Genetic diversity in these groups shows a striking correlation with residence pattern, supporting the role of ..
  56. ncbi Identification of five species of the Anopheles dirus complex from Thailand, using allele-specific polymerase chain reaction
    C Walton
    Ecology and Evolution Group, School of Biology, University of Leeds, U K
    Med Vet Entomol 13:24-32. 1999
    ..To distinguish five species of the complex that occur in Thailand, a method using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was developed...
  57. pmc HIV care and treatment factors associated with improved survival during TB treatment in Thailand: an observational study
    Jay K Varma
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:42. 2009
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  58. ncbi National expansion of antiretroviral treatment in Thailand, 2000-2007: program scale-up and patient outcomes
    Sanchai Chasombat
    Bureau of AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Sexually Transmitted Infections, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:506-12. 2009
    b>Thailand began a national antiretroviral (ARV) treatment program in 2000, and all government and some private and university hospitals now provide treatment to eligible HIV-infected patients...
  59. ncbi Spatial and temporal circulation of dengue virus serotypes: a prospective study of primary school children in Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand
    Timothy P Endy
    Department of Virology, United States Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 156:52-9. 2002
    ..ongoing prospective study of dengue virus transmission and disease severity in a cohort of children in northern Thailand. A total of 108 dengue virus isolates were obtained from 167 acute dengue virus infections; 23% were DEN-1, 35% ..
  60. ncbi Risk factors and clinical features associated with severe dengue infection in adults and children during the 2001 epidemic in Chonburi, Thailand
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 9:1022-9. 2004
    ..In recent years, there has been a progressive shift in age-distribution towards older children and adults. We investigated an outbreak in 2001 in both children and adults, in an endemic area of Thailand.
  61. ncbi Analysis of survival of young and old Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidac) from Puerto Rico and Thailand
    L C Harrington
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:537-47. 2001
    ..To test this assumption we conducted mark-release-recapture studies in Puerto Rico and Thailand to determine if estimated daily survival rates between two different age cohorts of the dengue vector Aedes ..
  62. ncbi A randomized trial of combination hepatitis B therapy in HIV/HBV coinfected antiretroviral naïve individuals in Thailand
    Gail V Matthews
    Viral Hepatitis Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Hepatology 48:1062-9. 2008
    ..TDF) versus HBV combination therapy with LAM/TDF in antiretroviral-naïve HIV/HBV-coinfected subjects in Thailand. Thirty-six HIV/HBV-coinfected subjects initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) were randomized ..
  63. ncbi Genetic characterization of incident HIV type 1 subtype E and B strains from a prospective cohort of injecting drug users in Bangkok, Thailand
    S Subbarao
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 16:699-707. 2000
    ..1995 through 1998 in a prospective cohort study of 1,209 HIV-negative injecting drug users (IDUs) in Bangkok, Thailand. Epidemiologic data indicated that parenteral transmission accounted for nearly all infections...
  64. ncbi Lack of increased HIV risk behavior among injection drug users participating in the AIDSVAX B/E HIV vaccine trial in Bangkok, Thailand
    Frits van Griensvan
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi
    AIDS 18:295-301. 2004
    ..To determine whether HIV vaccine trial participation leads to increased risk behavior through beliefs about vaccine protection against infection...
  65. ncbi Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among children in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand
    Warunee Thienkrua
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    JAMA 296:549-59. 2006
    ..The tsunami that followed severely impacted all 6 southwestern provinces of Thailand, where approximately 20,000 children were directly affected.
  66. pmc Chinese-like strain of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, Thailand
    Suphasawatt Puranaveja
    Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1112-5. 2009
    Since late 2007, several outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) infection have emerged in Thailand. Phylogenetic analysis places all Thai PEDV isolates during the outbreaks in the same clade as the Chinese strain JS-2004-2...
  67. ncbi A single-nucleotide substitution from C to T at position -1055 in the IL-13 promoter is associated with protection from severe malaria in Thailand
    J Ohashi
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Genes Immun 4:528-31. 2003
    ..IL-3 -16T>C, IL-4 -590T>C, and IL-13 -1055C>T, with severity of malaria in 361 adult malaria patients in Thailand. The IL-13 -1055T allele showed a significant association with protection from severe malaria (OR 0.51, 95% CI 0...
  68. ncbi Medicinal plant knowledge and its erosion among the Mien (Yao) in northern Thailand
    Kamonnate Srithi
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Huaykaew Rd, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand kamonnate
    J Ethnopharmacol 123:335-42. 2009
    We studied local knowledge and actual uses of medicinal plants among the Mien in northern Thailand, documenting traditional medical practices and its transfer between generations.
  69. pmc Cholangiocarcinoma: lessons from Thailand
    Banchob Sripa
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Thailand
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 24:349-56. 2008
    To present the background of liver fluke-associated cholangiocarcinoma in Thailand focusing on recent epidemiological data and pathogenesis of this bile duct cancer.
  70. pmc Population pharmacokinetics of piperaquine after two different treatment regimens with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in patients with Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Thailand
    J Tarning
    Department of Pharmacology, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1052-61. 2008
    ..Our data lend further support to a simplified once-daily treatment regimen to improve treatment adherence and efficacy and indicate that weight-adjusted piperaquine doses in children may need to be higher than in adults...
  71. ncbi Post traumatic stress disorder in children after tsunami disaster in Thailand: 2 years follow-up
    Vinadda Piyasil
    Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:2370-6. 2007
    ..Adverse psychological impact on children and adolescents due to a natural disaster of this magnitude has never been reported in Thailand's history particularly as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  72. ncbi New initiatives for the control of Japanese encephalitis by vaccination: minutes of a WHO/CVI meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 October 1998
    T F Tsai
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Vaccine 18:1-25. 2000
    ..The minutes and recommendations of a meeting of experts to discuss these issues, jointly sponsored by the World Health Organization and the Children's Vaccine Initiative in Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 October, 1998, are presented.
  73. ncbi Mental health problems among adults in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    JAMA 296:537-48. 2006
    ..The tsunami that followed severely affected all 6 southwestern provinces of Thailand, where 5395 individuals died, 2991 were unaccounted for, and 8457 were injured.
  74. ncbi Drug resistant malaria on the Thai-Myanmar and Thai-Cambodian borders
    C Wongsrichanalai
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:41-9. 2001
    We describe the changing epidemiology of drug resistant malaria in Thailand over the past decade...
  75. pmc Severe human influenza infections in Thailand: oseltamivir treatment and risk factors for fatal outcome
    Wanna Hanshaoworakul
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e6051. 2009
    ..b>Thailand's National Avian Influenza Surveillance (NAIS) system affords a unique opportunity to describe the epidemiology ..
  76. ncbi Ecologic risk factor investigation of clusters of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection in Thailand
    Thanawat Tiensin
    Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 199:1735-43. 2009
    ..pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection and to determine risk factors at the subdistrict level in Thailand. Highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) was diagnosed in 1890 poultry flocks located in 953 subdistricts ..
  77. ncbi Biologically active substances from amphibians: preliminary studies on anurans from twenty-one genera of Thailand
    John W Daly
    Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, NIH, Bldg 8, Rm 1A17, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA
    Toxicon 44:805-15. 2004
    ..Skins of 21 genera of anurans from Thailand have now been investigated for noxious secretions, toxic substances, and alkaloids...
  78. pmc Stigma, social support, and depression among people living with HIV in Thailand
    Li Li
    Center for Community Health, Semel Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1007-13. 2009
    People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Thailand face tremendous challenges, including HIV-related stigma, lack of social support, and mental health issues such as depression...
  79. pmc Knowledge-based changes to health systems: the Thai experience in policy development
    Viroj Tangcharoensathien
    International Health Policy Program Thailand, 376 Mooban Panya, Patanakan Road, Bangkok, 10250 Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 82:750-6. 2004
    Over the past two decades the government in Thailand has adopted an incremental approach to extending health-care coverage to the population...
  80. ncbi Biological and molecular characterization of tospoviruses in Thailand
    Pissawan Chiemsombat
    Department of Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kasetsart University, Kamphaengsaen Campus, Nakhon Pathom, 73140, Thailand
    Arch Virol 153:571-7. 2008
    ..with tomato, pepper, cucurbits, peanut, and Physalis plants collected from fields in different regions of Thailand were characterized...
  81. ncbi Severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) treated at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Wipa Reechaipichitkul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:430-3. 2004
    In Thailand, the death rate from community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), especially severe CAP, has increased steadily over the past decade...
  82. ncbi Causes of acute, undifferentiated, febrile illness in rural Thailand: results of a prospective observational study
    C Suttinont
    Department of Medicine, Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital, Amphur Mueng, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, 30000, Thailand
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:363-70. 2006
    The adult patients who, between July 2001 and June 2002, presented at any of five hospitals in Thailand with acute febrile illness in the absence of an obvious focus of infection were prospectively investigated...
  83. ncbi The microscopic agglutination test (MAT) is an unreliable predictor of infecting Leptospira serovar in Thailand
    Lee D Smythe
    WHO FAO OIE Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Leptospirosis, Western Pacific Region, Communicable Disease Unit, Queensland Health Scientific Services, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:695-7. 2009
    A prospective study in Thailand identified 106 patients with culture-proven leptospirosis...
  84. ncbi Elevated levels of cadmium and zinc in paddy soils and elevated levels of cadmium in rice grain downstream of a zinc mineralized area in Thailand: implications for public health
    R W Simmons
    International Water Management Institute, Kasetsart University, PO Box 1025, Bangkok 10903, Thailand
    Environ Geochem Health 27:501-11. 2005
    ..and associated rice grain Cd contamination downstream of an actively mined zone of Zn mineralization in western Thailand was undertaken...
  85. ncbi Disclosure of HIV/AIDS diagnosis to HIV-infected children in Thailand
    Peninnah Oberdorfer
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:283-8. 2006
    ..With the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy, more HIV-infected children have lived longer. Many children are at the age that they should know the diagnosis...
  86. ncbi Mosquito larvicidal activity of aqueous extracts of long pepper (Piper retrofractum vahl) from Thailand
    Uruyakorn Chansang
    Division of Medical Entomology, National Institute ofHealth, Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, 88 7 Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    J Vector Ecol 30:195-200. 2005
    ..Extracts 001/3 and 002/3 were equi-toxic to a Bacillus sphaericus resistant and susceptible strains, both from Thailand. The ripe fruit extract 002/3 was somewhat more active against Ae. aegypti than Cx. quinquefasciatus...
  87. ncbi Continued high HIV-1 incidence in a vaccine trial preparatory cohort of injection drug users in Bangkok, Thailand
    S Vanichseni
    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Thailand
    AIDS 15:397-405. 2001
    ..There is an urgent need to address this ongoing epidemic, especially in jails and prisons. This study led to the initiation in 1999 of a phase III HIV-1 vaccine efficacy trial in this population...
  88. ncbi Distribution and origins of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in riverine, estuarine, and marine sediments in Thailand
    Ruchaya Boonyatumanond
    Environmental Research and Training Center, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:942-56. 2006
    ..To assess the status of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contamination in coastal and riverine environments in Thailand, we collected 42 surface sediment samples from canals, a river, an estuary, and coastal areas in Thailand in 2003 ..
  89. ncbi Isolation, identification and toxigenic potential of ochratoxin A-producing Aspergillus species from coffee beans grown in two regions of Thailand
    Paramee Noonim
    CBS Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584 CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Food Microbiol 128:197-202. 2008
    ..robusta) from two growing sites of Chumphon Province, Thailand, were collected and assessed for the distribution of fungi with the potential to produce ochratoxin A (OTA)...
  90. pmc The Public Health and Air Pollution in Asia (PAPA) Project: estimating the mortality effects of particulate matter in Bangkok, Thailand
    Nuntavarn Vichit-Vadakan
    Faculty of Public Health, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus, Klongluang, Pathumthani, Thailand
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1179-82. 2008
    Air pollution data in Bangkok, Thailand, indicate that levels of particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter < or = 10 microm (PM(10)) are significantly higher than in most cities in North America and Western Europe, where the health ..
  91. ncbi Does zinc deficiency play a role in stunting among primary school children in NE Thailand?
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutriton, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 97:167-75. 2007
    ..children and 172 non-stunted controls drawn from 567 children aged 6-13 years attending ten rural schools in NE Thailand. Control children were selected randomly after stratifying children by age in each school...
  92. ncbi Co-infection with malaria and leptospirosis
    Chansuda Wongsrichanalai
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:583-5. 2003
    ..We report two cases of malaria from an area of Thailand on the Thailand-Myanmar border with compelling serologic evidence of simultaneous acute leptospirosis...
  93. ncbi Incidence of intussusception among children 0-5 years of age in Thailand, 2001-2006
    Chowalit Khumjui
    Field Epidemiology Training Program, Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    Vaccine 27:F116-9. 2009
    ..36-11.44 per 100,000 children under 1 and 5 years of age, respectively. This is somewhat lower than other regional studies emphasising need to continue and enhance surveillance prior to starting a universal rotavirus vaccine program...
  94. ncbi HIV-associated extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Thailand: epidemiology and risk factors for death
    Nara Kingkaew
    Vachira Hospital, Phuket, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 13:722-9. 2009
    We conducted a prospective, multicenter observational cohort study in Thailand to characterize the epidemiology of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-infected persons and to identify risk factors for death.
  95. ncbi Comparison of gene expression profiles between Opisthorchis viverrini and non-Opisthorchis viverrini associated human intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Natini Jinawath
    Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Human Genome Center, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatology 44:1025-38. 2006
    ..is the second most common primary cancer in the liver, and its incidence is highest in the northeastern part of Thailand. ICCs in this region are known to be associated with infection with liver flukes, particularly Opisthorchis ..
  96. ncbi Opisthorchiasis control in Thailand
    P Jongsuksuntigul
    Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    Acta Trop 88:229-32. 2003
    ..the program is being operated in some provinces of the Central, and all provinces of the Northeast and North of Thailand. The main strategies for liver fluke control comprise of three interrelated approaches, namely stool examinations ..
  97. ncbi Prevalence of obesity in Thailand
    W Aekplakorn
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Obes Rev 10:589-92. 2009
    The prevalence of obesity in Thailand has been doubled in the past two decades...
  98. ncbi Clinical and molecular epidemiology of community-onset, extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli infections in Thailand: a case-case-control study
    Anucha Apisarnthanarak
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasart University Hosptial, Pratumthani, Thailand
    Am J Infect Control 35:606-12. 2007
    ..Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing organisms, first identified in Germany in 1983, are now widely recognized as clinically relevant causes of infections in community...
  99. ncbi Risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma in Khon Kaen, Thailand: a nested case-control study
    Kirati Poomphakwaen
    Dept of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:251-8. 2009
    ..99, 95% CI= 1.04-8.62). The findings suggest that O. viverrini infestation is the strongest risk factor for development of cholangiocarcinoma and also suggests decrease in risk among individuals who consume more fruit...
  100. pmc Identification of genotypes of Enterocytozoon bieneusi from stool samples from human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in Thailand
    Saovanee Leelayoova
    Department of Parasitology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, 315 Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3001-4. 2006
    ..4%), while genotype E was the second most common (15.1%). Genotypes O and PigEBITS 7, previously found only in pigs, were observed in Thai HIV-infected patients. Phylogenetic analysis supported a zoonotic nature for E. bieneusi...
  101. ncbi Trigona laeviceps propolis from Thailand: antimicrobial, antiproliferative and cytotoxic activities
    Supawadee Umthong
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Chin Med 37:855-65. 2009
    ..The water extract of propolis showed a higher antiproliferative activity than that of methanolic extract to SW620 cells, additionally both appeared to cause cell death by necrosis...

Research Grants68

  1. THE ETHICS OF POST-CONFLICT AND POST-DISASTER DNA IDENTIFICATION
    Sarah Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Louisiana, Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Guatemala, Iraq, Peru, South Africa, and post-tsunami Thailand. This phase will also examine the U.S...
  2. Parenting, Adolescent Self-Regulation, and Risk-Taking Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from 13 cultures (Jinan and Shanghai, China;Colombia;Naples and Rome, Italy;Jordan;Kenya;Philippines;Sweden;Thailand;and African, European, and Hispanic Americans in the United States)...
  3. Mechanism of Translation Elongation Factor 2 Inhibition by Bacterial Toxins
    Terri Goss Kinzy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In a recent report from Thailand, diphtheria cases were reported throughout the 1990s, consistent with the findings that 25% of 20-39 year olds ..
  4. Antiviral prophylaxis to prevent perinatal transmission of HBV in Thailand
    GONZAGUE JOSEPH JOURDAIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed study is a phase III, multicenter, controlled, double blind, randomized clinical trial in Thailand to compare the efficacy, safety and tolerance of each of two drugs, tenofovir and lamivudine, versus placebo, ..
  5. Peptide inhbitors of influenza entry-FAST TRACK
    Russell B Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..First detected in Thailand, Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia, this strain of "bird flu" has now spread too many parts of the ..
  6. Malaria and the safety of iron interventions: absorption and NTBI
    Gary M Brittenham; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..project will take advantage of a unique convergence of resources and expertise at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand: (i) the Institute of Nutrition, which has recently completed a series of stable isotope studies of iron ..
  7. Role of liver fluke granulin in cholangiocarcinogenesis
    Jason P Mulvenna; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..viverrini and Clonorchis sinensis is a strong risk factor for cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), bile duct cancer, in Thailand, Laos and other locations in East Asia where infection is endemic...
  8. Fogarty Global Health Fellows Coordinating Center
    CHARLES MICHAEL VAN DER HORST; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in Africa (Ghana, Malawi, South Africa (2), Swaziland, Uganda (2), Zambia), Asia (Bangladesh, China (3), India, Thailand) and South America (Argentina, Brazil, Peru)...
  9. Global HIV Drug Therapies and Mitochondrial Complications and Mechanisms
    Mariana Gerschenson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..AIDS Research Centre intends to launch a longitudinal 72 week prospective, randomized clinical trial in Bangkok, Thailand assessing the relative toxicities of short-term d4T (24 week) use followed by ZDV (n=50) compared to continuous ..
  10. Neuropathology of severe malaria in Thailand: MRI studies
    Gary M Brittenham; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and investigative training focused on the neuropathological consequences of severe and cerebral malaria in Thailand. This program will engage Thai physicians, scientists and other health professionals in basic and clinical ..
  11. Tulane-Xavier Minority Training in International Health
    Richard A Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and tropical diseases in Sierra Leone, cardiovascular diseases in China, and health behaviors of migrants in Thailand. Participants receive intensive training in research methodology, ethics, and biosafety prior to travel, and the ..
  12. Chiang Mai University HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
    Thira Sirisanthana; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chiang Mai University (CMU), Thailand, is proposing to establish the CMU HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, Thira Sirisanthana, Principal Investigator...
  13. Parent Behavior and Child Adjustment Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e., China, India, Italy, Kenya, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, United States) and subgroups within these countries...
  14. Blood Transcriptional Biomarker Profiles for Category B Pathogens
    Damien Chaussabel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..blood samples from well characterized patients with sepsis (Burkholderia pseudomallei / Khon Kaen University, Thailand), persistent fever (Brucella sp...
  15. Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia
    Annette H Sohn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Pilot data from Bangkok, Thailand have shown that 50% of sexually active, perinatally HIV-infected adolescent females were already infected with ..
  16. Investigation of the characteristics and persistence of memory B cells following
    Jiraprapa Wipasa; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our previous research, in malaria-exposed adults in Thailand, has shown that both antibody and memory B cell responses to malaria antigens were induced and were stably ..
  17. MAPPING DRUG RESISTANCE GENES IN PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM
    Tim J Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in 12 independent parasite populations from six SE Asian countries, with 10 year longitudinal sampling from Thailand and Cambodia...
  18. Lopinavir/ritonavir + zidovudine to prevent perinatal HIV in Thailand
    Marc J Lallemant; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..5%). ..
  19. Estimation of Intervention Effects in Influenza Outbreaks
    Justin Lessler; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..facilities, (2) estimate the effectiveness of social distancing measures to control influenza transmission in Thailand, and (3) develop and validate enhanced study designs for the investigation of outbreaks of influenza and other ..
  20. HIV and Global Drug Therapies: Peripheral Neuropathy Complications and Mechanisms
    Cecilia M Shikuma; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..tenofovir (TDF) + emtricitabine (FTC) (n=50), all given with nevirapine (NVP) in ARV-naive subjects in Bangkok, Thailand. Within the framework of this trial, we propose to evaluate the impact of HAART on serial (baseline, week 24 and ..
  21. Transmission dynamics and spillover of avian influenza under changing agricultura
    Xiangming Xiao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to poultry farms, poultry and wild bird movement, and connectivity between farms in Poyang Lake, China and Thailand. It will also conduct questionnaire surveys and serum samples of people who work on poultry and pig farms...
  22. Pathogenesis, Carcinogenesis and Ecology of Opisthorchiasis in Thailand
    Banchob Sripa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This TMRC application takes place in Khon Kaen Province, on the Khorat Plateau in northeastern Thailand. The research draws together a diverse team of researchers with expertise in carcinogenesis, molecular and immuno-..
  23. Biomarkers of Opisthorchis viverrini-induced cholangiocarcinoma
    Paul J Brindley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of CCA biomarker(s) by undertaking a biomarker program in the global epicenter of CCA, Khon Kaen province, Thailand, which has highest incidence of intrahepatic CCA in the world...
  24. Regulation of host inflammatory responses and outcome in melioidosis by TLR5
    TIMOTHY EOIN WEST; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Endemic in northeast Thailand, mortality exceeds 40%. The disease results from inhalation or cutaneous inoculation with B...
  25. Planning Grant for Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program
    Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of Songkla University (EPI-PSU), a World Health Organization (WHO) identified research mentoring institute in Thailand and collaborating institutions proposes to establish a Global Infectious Disease Training Program (GID) targeted ..
  26. AIDS INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND RESEARCH PROGRAM
    Carey Farquhar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..During the last 15 years, training efforts have focused on 4 target countries, Kenya, Peru, Mozambique, and Thailand, and 96% of trainees from these countries have returned to their home countries where they now conduct HIV-..
  27. INTERNATIONAL TRAINING IN AIDS-RELATED EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Myron E Essex; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..research training for applicants from 6 developing countries: Botswana, China, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, and Thailand. The training is linked to specific sites and collaborators in these countries where active research ..
  28. Harvard School of Public Health MHIRT Training Program Grant
    Michelle A Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in countries including Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, the Republic of Georgia, Vietnam, and Thailand. All trainees (1995-2007 fellows) earned degrees that they were working towards at the time of fellowship...
  29. MAS-PCR Rapid Screening Test for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB)
    Angkana Chaiprasert; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, and Bangkok, Thailand. The proposed study consists of two parts designed to confirm that this test is feasible for use in multiple labs ..
  30. HIV-1 Drug Resistance in Different Subtypes
    DAVID ALLENBERG KATZENSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These strategies will be implemented in Thailand, India and china, to study differences between HIV-1 subtypes in drug resistance to current first-line, WHO- ..
  31. Integrating Technology and Context into Research Ethics Education in ACME
    CHIHHUNG JASON WANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will focus our efforts in developing countries in Southeast Asia, starting with Thailand and Vietnam, and expanding our efforts to Nepal, Burma and Bhutan in future award periods...
  32. Substance Use and HIV Risk among Thai Women
    Tooru Nemoto; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The proposed collaboration study between Ms. Usaneya Perngparn, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and Dr...
  33. Northern/Pacific Universities Global Health Research Training Consortium
    JOSEPH RAYMOND ZUNT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..partnerships with universities and research institutions in six countries (Kenya, Ghana, Uganda, Peru, China and Thailand). The Consortium will be housed within the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington...
  34. Early Pesticide Exposure and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in a Thai Birth Cohort
    P Barry Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..pesticide exposures and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in a prospective birth cohort in Chiang Mai Province (Thailand) and help build capacity of Thai researchers to conduct innovative pesticide exposure research with significant ..
  35. Southeast Asia Malaria Research Center
    Liwang Cui; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To address these challenges, this ICEMR program brings together outstanding institutions in the U.S., Thailand, Myanmar and China, where internationally recognized investigators have a history of collaborations in malaria ..
  36. Training in Chronic Illness Research in Florida/Georgia and Abroad
    Kathryn Hoehn Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..London, the Private University of Witten/Herdecke and Bielefeld University, Germany;and Khon Kaen University in Thailand. All partners provide minority undergraduate and graduate students with international clinical research training ..
  37. Methods for Reducing Spatial Uncertainty and Bias in Disease Surveillance
    Justin Lessler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from multiple sources at different spatial scales to better understand macro- and micro-scale dengue dynamics in Thailand. Dengue is a mosquito-borne virus which circulates in over 100 countries, is reemerging throughout much of the ..
  38. Risk, Insurance and the Family
    Robert M Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project thus seeks to alter the financial landscape o Thailand by giving households improved tools for decision making, information about available products and services, ..
  39. Within Host Selection of P. falciparum Variants by Artemisinin Combination Therap
    JONATHAN JAMES JULIANO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..within individual subjects from two areas of different transmission intensity: Tanzania (high transmission) and Thailand (low intensity), ii) measure the rate of change in frequency (selection coefficients) for individual parasite ..
  40. Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP)
    Chris Beyrer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Primary partner countries include China, Ethiopia, India, Malawi, Thailand, and Uganda. Newer partner countries include Vietnam and South Africa...
  41. Smoking Cessation Contracts with Social and Monetary Incentives
    WILLIAM HATFIELD DOW; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..proposed study tests a set of novel, low-cost behavioral approaches for smoking cessation in large workplaces in Thailand. The main approach, drawn from behavioral economics, is a commitment contract, an agreement whereby individuals ..
  42. Mid-South Coalition for Minority Health International Research Training
    Malinda E C Fitzgerald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..data that assisted the formation of a clinic in Uganda, expansion of health care for adolescents in Mae Sot, Thailand, giving children in Northern Uganda hope through art, providing health care linked with carnivore conservation in ..
  43. Service Providers'Program for Maternal HIV Disclosure to Children in Thailand
    Sung Jae Lee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): With the advent of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Thailand (Vijayaraghavan et al., 2007;Ivers et al., 2005), Mothers Living with HIV (MLH) are living longer...
  44. Training in the Genome Sciences and the Hemoglobinopathies
    Huntington F Willard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..identified by an international advisory group consisting of colleagues and collaborators in Tanzania and Thailand. Research opportunities will be provided by a group of more than 25 Duke and UNC faculty members with expertise ..
  45. Antigen Detection Assay for the Diagnosis of Melioidosis
    Raymond Houghton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mortality rates reach 45% and 20% in Thailand and Australia respectively, even with antibiotic treatment...
  46. Peripheral Reservoir of HIV DNA in Monocytes Pivotal to Cognition in HIV
    Victor Valcour; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..monocyte reservoir and cognitive performance among patients initiating HAART for the first time in Bangkok, Thailand. We will define the clinical correlate with neuropsychological testing and evaluate mechanisms by determining the ..
  47. UCLA Fogarty AITRP
    Roger Detels; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The collaborating countries include China, India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia...
  48. Developing a Community Level Behavioral Intervention for MSM in Thailand
    Thomas E Guadamuz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..term goal is to respond to a quickly escalating HIV crisis among men who have sex with men (MSM) populations in Thailand. Recent surveillance data among MSM assessed by my team of investigators found a serious and expanding epidemic ..
  49. Planning Grant for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lif
    Benjaporn Rajataramya; Fiscal Year: 2012
    In Thailand, as in many other low and middle income countries (LMIC), the burden of disease has gradually shifted from infectious to non-communicable disease...
  50. Clinical, Public Health &Behavioral Oral Health Research Training for Thailand
    Timothy A DeRouen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..School of Dentistry and affiliated Faculties of Dentistry at Khon Kaen University and Thammasat University in Thailand. It was established on the basis of previous collaborations between UW and Thai faculty that continue to this day...
  51. Comparative effectiveness of strategies to improve iron chelation in thalassemia
    Ellis J Neufeld; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..study that will underlie the planned CER study at TLC sites in the US, Canada, the UK and a new planned site in Thailand. The project will be accomplished in two specific aims: Aim 1 is to develop the framework and infrastructure for ..
  52. BIOSTATISTICS/EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING GRANTS IN AIDS
    Marcello Pagano; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Epidemiology and Biostatistics are jointly involved in epidemiological studies in Botswana, Tanzania, and Thailand as well as the national AIDS research program...
  53. HIV Variation in Injection Drug Users: Mapping Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies
    PHILLIP WAYNE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..developed in our lab, to a unique set of clinical specimens obtained from injection drug users (IDUs) in Bangkok, Thailand. The results from these studies should allow us for the first time to map the epitopes recognized by bNAbs in HIV+..
  54. LA Basin CSU MHIRT Program
    Marcelo E Tolmasky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..program at the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, York, and London in Great Britain, the Chiang Mai University in Thailand, the University of Buenos Aires, and Institutes of basic and clinical research in Argentina...
  55. Training in the Genome Sciences and the Hemoglobinopathies
    Huntington F Willard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..applicants identified by an international advisorygroup consisting of colleagues and collaboratorsin Tanzania and Thailand. Research opportunities will be providedby a group of more than 25 Duke and UNC faculty members with expertise in ..
  56. NW Research Center for Excellence in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Samuel I Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Montana, the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and collaborators at sites in Thailand, Sweden, and Mexico...
  57. Novel Ad/MVA and Ad/Protein HIV-1 Vaccines
    Dan H Barouch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..boost regimen afforded 31% protection against acquisition of HIV-1 infection in a community-based study in Thailand, suggesting that the development of an HIV-1 vaccine is possible...
  58. Community-Based VCT: Thailand
    David D Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..48 communities (10 in Tanzania, 8 in Zimbabwe, 8 in South Africa-Soweto, 8 in South Africa-Vulindlela, and 14 in Thailand) were randomized to receive either a community-based HIV voluntary counseling and testing (CBVCT) intervention or ..
  59. Central Nervous System Effects in Acute HIV Seroconversion
    Victor Valcour; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our collaborative organization in Bangkok, Thailand, known as the Southeast Asia Research Collaboration with Hawaii (SEARCH), will launch a US Department of Defense-..
  60. IMMERSE: Innovative Malaria M&E, Research and Surveillance towards Elimination: S
    Sylvia Meek; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..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 research, ..
  61. Cardiac Function and Cardiac iron (T2*) in Thalassemia
    John Wood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..by applicant): Thalassemia is the most common genetic disease worldwide, affecting over 600,000 individuals in Thailand alone...
  62. Pathogenesis of Liver Fluke Induced Cancer in Thailand
    Paul Brindley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In particular, CCA is extremely prevalent in Northeast Thailand, where uncooked cyprinoid fish is often a dietary staple...
  63. Standard zidovudine plus infant nevirapine to prevent perinatal HIV in Thailand
    Marc J Lallemant; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The 2nd Perinatal HIV Prevention Trial (PHPT-2) in Thailand showed that a single dose of nevirapine (SD- NVP) to women at onset of labor and to infants at 48-72 hours in addition to zidovudine (ZDV) ..
  64. Peptide Biomarker Discovery by Mass Spectrometry for Early Detection of Liver Can
    Habtom Ressom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Serum samples collected from cirrhotic and HCC patients as well as healthy controls in Egypt, United States, and Thailand will be used in this study...
  65. Dementia and Disability in Thai Elderly
    Jeffrey Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research will be done primarily in Thailand at Mahidol University in collaboration with Vorapun Senanarong, M.D. as an extension of NIH grant #P50 AG16570...
  66. Peptide drugs against influenza virus
    Robert Garry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..a status that may be upgraded due to the recent emergence of a highly virulent strain of avian influenza virus in Thailand, Vietnam, North Korea and other Asian countries...