Annals of Clinical Microbiology, The official Journal of the Korean Society of Clinical Microbiology

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[Sticky test] Intestinal helminth infections among health examinees: 10-year (2011–2020) nationwide observations in Korea

Original article Hyejoo Shin1, Sooji Hong1, Yoon-Hee Lee1, Young-Sung Kim1, Yoon-Joong Joo2, Eun-Hee Lee2, In-One Kim2, Jong-Yil Chai3, Bong-Kwang Jung1 1MediCheck Research Institute, Korea Association of Health Promotion, Seoul,2Korea Association of Health Promotion, Seoul,3Department of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Corresponding to Bong-Kwang Jung, E-mail: mulddang@snu.ac.kr Ann Clin Microbiol […]

Fig. 1. Characteristics of intestinal helminth infections among examinees in Korea over a 10-year period. (A) Overall prevalence of parasite infections by species of intestinal helminth. (B, C) Prevalence by sex and age. Significant differences were observed in prevalence by species and age (P < 0.05) and in the differential prevalence between men and women throughout all periods (P < 0.05).

Ann Clin Microbiol 2024;27:41-48. Intestinal helminth infections among health examinees: 10-year (2011–2020) nationwide observations in Korea

Table 1. The overall prevalence of intestinal helminth infections among examinees at 16 branches of the Korea Association of Health Promotion over the 10 years from 2011 to 2020

Ann Clin Microbiol 2024;27:41-48. Intestinal helminth infections among health examinees: 10-year (2011–2020) nationwide observations in Korea No. Branch No. positive / No. examined (%) 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 1 Western Seoul 63/6,815 (1.0) 41/5,596 (0.7) 43/8,849 (0.5) 34/10,968 (0.3) 48/7,892 (0.6) 41/6,440 (0.6) 18/4,674 (0.4) 15/4,462 (0.3) 6/4,396 (0.1) […]

Can Acanthamoeba keratitis be properly diagnosed without culture in the real-world clinical microbiology laboratory?: a case report

Case report Bosung Park1, Ho Seok Chung2, Eun Jeong Won1, Heungsup Sung1, Mi-Na Kim1 1Department of Laboratory Medicine, 2Department of Ophthalmology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Corresponding to Eun Jeong Won, E-mail: ejwon@amc.seoul.kr Ann Clin Microbiol 2024;27(2):149-153. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2024.27.2.9Received on 19 April 2024, Revised on 20 May 2024, Accepted on […]

Four genotypes of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains lacking OXA-23 production in Korea

Brief communication Young Ah Kim1, Seok Hoon Jeong2,3, Jong Hee Shin4, Kyeong Seob Shin5, Jeong Hwan Shin6, Young Ree Kim7, Hyun Soo Kim8, Young Uh9, Nam Hee Ryoo10 1Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, 2Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, 3Research Institute of Bacterial Resistance, Yonsei […]

Dengue fever: epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and therapeutic strategies

Review article Teddy Namirimu1, Sunjoo Kim2,3,4 1Marine Biotechnology & Bioresource Research Department, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, Busan, 2Department of Laboratory Medicine, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Jinju, 3Institute of Medical Science, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, 4Department of Laboratory Medicine, Gyeongsang National University Changwon Hospital, Changwon, Korea Corresponding to Sunjoo Kim, E-mail: […]

Anisakidosis in humans and animals and detection of anisakid larvae in fish and cephalopods in Korea: a literature review (1971-2022)

Review article Jong-Yil Chai1, Woon-Mok Sohn2, Bong-Kwang Jung3 1Department of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul2Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Jinju;3MediCheck Research Institute, Korea Association of Health Promotion, Seoul, Korea Corresponding to Jong-Yil Chai, E-mail: cjy@snu.ac.kr Ann Clin Microbiol 2024;27(2):93-130. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2024.27.2.6Received on 3 April […]

Serological diagnosis of tissue-invading parasites in Korea

Review article Min-Ho Choi Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Corresponding to Min-Ho Choi, E-mail: mhchoi@snu.ac.kr Ann Clin Microbiol 2024;27(2):81-91. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2024.27.2.5Received on 17 May 2024, Revised on 20 May 2024, Accepted on 20 May 2024, Published on 20 June 2024.Copyright © Korean Society […]

Molecular diagnosis of parasitic diseases in Korea

Review article Sun Huh Department of Parasitology and Institute of Medical Education, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea Corresponding to Sun Huh , E-mail: shuh@hallym.ac.kr Ann Clin Microbiol 2024;27(2):69-79. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2024.27.2.4Received on 3 April 2024, Revised on 8 May 2024, Accepted on 9 May 2024, Published on 20 June 2024.Copyright © Korean Society of Clinical […]