Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://cmuir.cmu.ac.th/jspui/handle/6653943832/61267
Title: Cystic echinococcosis in Thailand with a special note on detection by serology in one family
Authors: Nimit Morakote
Kamthorn Thamprasert
Bannakij Lojanapiwat
Malai Muttarak
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Sep-2007
Abstract: Thailand is a nonendemic area of echinococcosis. We report, herein, 3 cases with a special note on the use of serology in detection of the disease in one family. All cases were Thais. The first case was a man, having a cystic mass in the liver. He was subsequently diagnosed as having echinococcosis following positive serology. The second case, a male, had a renal hydatid cyst revealed by histopathology, and a positive serological test. The third case, a wife of case 2, was positive by serological screening for echinococcosis and subsequently proven to have splenic and liver echinococcal cysts. The present findings support the use of serology in the case detection of echinococcosis in Thailand.
URI: https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=35348933140&origin=inward
http://cmuir.cmu.ac.th/jspui/handle/6653943832/61267
ISSN: 01251562
Appears in Collections:CMUL: Journal Articles

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in CMUIR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.