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ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2017 August 31
Genetic Diversity and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Iranian Leishmania Parasites Based on HSP70 Gene PCR-RFLP and Sequence Analysis
Despite the broad distribution of leishmaniasis among Iranians and animals across the country, little is known about the genetic characteristics of the causative agents. Applying both HSP70 PCR-RFLP and sequence analyses, this study aimed to evaluate the genetic diversity and ph...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2017 August 31
Trichomonas vaginalis α-Actinin 2 Modulates Host Immune Responses by Inducing Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells via IL-10 Production from Regulatory T Cells
Trichomonas vaginalis is a pathogen that triggers severe immune responses in hosts. T. vaginalis α-actinin 2, Tvα-actinin 2, has been used to diagnose trichomoniasis. This study was undertaken to examine the role of Tvα-actinin 2 as an antigenic molecule to induce immune respo...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2017 August 31
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasmosis Detected by RDT in Residents near the DMZ (demilitarized zone) of Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-do, Korea
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among the residents of Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-do, Korea, which partly includes the demilitarized zone (DMZ), were surveyed for 4 years and evaluated by RDT using recombinant fragment of major surface antigen (SAG1A). Sera from 1336, 5...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2017 August 31
Hookworm Infection: A Neglected Cause of Overt Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hookworm infections are widely prevalent in tropical and subtropical areas, especially in low income regions. In the body, hookworms parasitize the proximal small intestine, leading to chronic intestinal hemorrhage and iron deficiency anemia. Occasionally, hookworms can cause ov...
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Original Articles
367 Genetic Diversity and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Iranian Leishmania Parasites Based on HSP70 Gene PCR-RFLP and Sequence Analysis
Sara Nemati, Asghar Fazaeli, Homa Hajjaran, Ali Khamesipour, Mohsen Falahati Anbaran, Arezoo Bozorgomid, Fatah Zarei
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):367-374.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.367
                              
375 Trichomonas vaginalis α-Actinin 2 Modulates Host Immune Responses by Inducing Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells via IL-10 Production from Regulatory T Cells
Hye-Yeon Lee, Juri Kim, Jae-Sook Ryu, Soon-Jung Park
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):375-384.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.375
                              
385 Seroprevalence of Toxoplasmosis Detected by RDT in Residents near the DMZ (demilitarized zone) of Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-do, Korea
Yeong Hoon Kim, Jihoo Lee, Young-Eun Kim, Seongkyu Ahn, Tong-Soo Kim, Sung-Jong Hong, Chom-Kyu Chong, Hye-Jin Ahn, Ho-Woo Nam
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):385-389.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.385
                              
391 Hookworm Infection: A Neglected Cause of Overt Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Kun-Yan Wei, Qiong Yan, Bo Tang, Shi-Ming Yang, Peng-Bing Zhang, Ming-Ming Deng, Mu-Han Lü
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):391-398.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.391
                              
399 Prevalence and Density of Digenetic Trematode Metacercariae in Clams and Oysters from Western Coastal Regions of the Republic of Korea
Woon-Mok Sohn, Byoung-Kuk Na, Shin-Hyeong Cho, Won-Ja Lee
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):399-408.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.399
                              
409 Safety, Efficacy, and Physicochemical Characterization of Tinospora crispa Ointment: A Community-Based Formulation against Pediculus humanus capitis
Gerwin Louis Tapan Dela Torre, Kerstin Mariae Gonzales Ponsaran, Angelica Louise Dela Peña de Guzman, Richelle Ann Mallapre Manalo, Erna Custodio Arollado
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):409-416.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.409
                              
Case Reports
417 Hookworm Infection Caused Acute Intestinal Bleeding Diagnosed by Capsule: A Case Report and Literature Review
Xia Tan, Meichu Cheng, Jie Zhang, Guochun Chen, Di Liu, Yexin Liu, Hong Liu
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):417-420.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.417
                              
421 Sparganosis of the Unilateral Breast: A Case Report
Hyung Suk Kim, Man Sik Shin, Chang Jong Kim, Sun Hyung You, Yong Hwa Eom, Tae Kyung Yoo, Ahwon Lee, Byung Joo Song, Byung Joo Chae
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):421-424.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.421
                              
425 Molecular Identification of Diphyllobothrium latum from a Pediatric Case in Taiwan
Yu-Chin An, Chia-Cheng Sung, Chih-Chien Wang, Hsin-Chung Lin, Kuang-Yao Chen, Fu-Man Ku, Ruei-Min Chen, Mei-Li Chen, Kuo-Yang Huang
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):425-428.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.425
                              
429 Unusual Location of Hydatid Cysts: Report of Two Cases in the Heart and Hip Joint of Romanian Patients
Simona Gurzu, Marius Alexandru Beleaua, Emeric Egyed-Zsigmond, Ioan Jung
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):429-431.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.429
                              
433 A Case of Pentastomiasis at the Left Maxilla Bone in a Patient with Thyroid Cancer
Eunae Sandra Cho, Seung Wook Jung, Hwi-Dong Jung, In Yong Lee, Tai-Soon Yong, Su Jin Jeong, Hyun Sil Kim
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):433-437.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.433
                              
Brief Communications
439 Syphacia obvelata: A New Hope to Induction of Intestinal Immunological Tolerance in C57BL/6 Mice
Niloofar Taghipour, Nariman Mosaffa, Mohammad Rostami-Nejad, Mohamad Mohsen Homayoni, Esmaeil Mortaz, Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Mohammad Reza Zali
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):439-444.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.439
                              
445 Prevalence of Centrocestus formosanus Metacercariae in Ornamental Fish from Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Molecular Approach Using ITS2
Atcharaphan Wanlop, Chalobol Wongsawad, Pongphol Prattapong, Pheravut Wongsawad, Thapana Chontananarth, Jong-Yil Chai
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):445-449.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.445
                              
451 Characterization of Echinostoma cinetorchis endoribonuclease, RNase H
Sung-Bin Lim, Seok Ho Cha, Seung Jegal, Hojong Jun, Seo Hye Park, Bo-Young Jeon, Jhang Ho Pak, Young Yil Bakh, Tong-Soo Kim, Hyeong-Woo Lee
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):451-455.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.451
                              
Letter to the Editor
457 Historical Details about the Meat Consumption and Taeniases in Joseon Period of Korea
Dong Hoon Shin, Jong-Yil Chai, Jong Ha Hong, Min Seo
Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55(4):457-460.   Published online August 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2017.55.4.457
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