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[Volume 72 No. 6 June 2013 Supplement 2]

 

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Guest Editor’s Message:
Eosinophilic Meningitis Caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the Rat Lungworm: Biology, Distribution, Epidemiology, Detection, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management

Robert H. Cowie PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):3–4.
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The Discovery of Humans in Hawai‘i Infected with Angiostrongylus cantonensis, and Early Epidemiological Findings
Gordon D. Wallace DVM, MPH


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):5.
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Biology, Systematics, Life Cycle, and Distribution of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the Cause of Rat Lungworm Disease
Robert H. Cowie PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):6-9.
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Definitive, Intermediate, Paratenic, and Accidental Hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis and its Molluscan Intermediate Hosts in Hawai‘i
Jaynee R. Kim BS; Kenneth A. Hayes PhD; Norine W. Yeung PhD; and Robert H. Cowie PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):10.
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The Occurrence of the Rat Lungworm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, in Nonindigenous Snails in the Gulf of Mexico Region of the United States
John L. Teem PhD; Yvonne Qvarnstrom PhD; Henry S. Bishop BS; Alexandre J. da Silva PhD; Jacoby Carter PhD; Jodi White-Mclean PhD; and Trevor Smith PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):11-14.
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Genetic Diversity of the Rat Lungworm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the Major Cause of Eosinophilic Meningitis
Praphathip Eamsobhana PhD; Phaik Eem Lim PhD; and Hoi Sen Yong PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):15-17.
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Angiostrongylus cantonensis and Rat Lungworm Disease in Brazil
Silvana Carvalho Thiengo PhD; Raquel de Oliveira Simões MsC; Monica Ammon Fernandez PhD; and Arnaldo Maldonado Júnior PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):18-22.
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The Apple Snail Pomacea canaliculata, a Novel Vector of the Rat Lungworm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis: its Introduction, Spread, and Control in China
Ting-Bao Yang PhD; Zhong-Dao Wu MD, PhD; and Zhao-Rong Lun PhD

Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):23-25.
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Human Parasitic Meningitis Caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis Infection in Taiwan
Hung-Chin Tsai MD, PhD; Yao-Shen Chen MD; and Chuan-Min Yen PhD

Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):26-27.
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Angiostrongyliasis in Thailand: Epidemiology and Laboratory Investigations
Praphathip Eamsobhana PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):28-32.
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Rat Lungworm: An Emerging Zoonosis in Jamaica
Ralph D. Robinson PhD; Cecelia A. Waugh PhD; Cheridah D. Todd MPhil; Jacob Lorenzo-Morales PhD; and John F. Lindo PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):33.
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Angiostrongylus cantonensis: Epidemiology in the Continental United States and Hawai‘i
Sarah Y. Park MD and LeAnne M. Fox MD, MPH


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):34.
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Clinical Aspects of Eosinophilic Meningitis and Meningoencephalitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the Rat Lungworm
Gerald S. Murphy MD and Stuart Johnson MD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):35-40.
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A Severe Case of Angiostrongylus Eosinophilic Meningitis with Encephalitis and Neurologic Sequelae in Hawai‘i
Edward Kwon MD; Tomas M. Ferguson MD; Sarah Y. Park MD; Augustina Manuzak MPH, PhD; Yvonne Qvarnstrom PhD; Stephen Morgan MSA; Paul Ciminera MD, MPH; and Gerald S. Murphy MD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):41-45.
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A Severe Case of Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawai‘i
Kathleen Howe BA


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):46-48.
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The Role of Eosinophils in Angiostrongyliasis: Multiple Roles for a Versatile Cell?
William L. Gosnell PhD and Kenton J. Kramer PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):49-51.
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Differential Diagnosis of CNS Angiostrongyliasis: A Short Review
Vichai Senthong MD; Jarin Chindaprasirt MD; and Kittisak Sawanyawisuth MD, MAS, PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):52-54.
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The Current Status of Laboratory Diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis Infections in Humans Using Serologic and Molecular Methods
Patricia P. Wilkins PhD; Yvonne Qvarnstrom PhD; A. Christian Whelen PhD; Caitlin Saucier BS; Alexandre J. da Silva PhD; and Praphathip Eamsobhana MD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):55-57.
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Expression of Recombinant Antigenic Proteins from Angiostrongylus cantonensis: A Brief Report
Alessandra L. Morassutti PhD; Andrey Perelygin PhD; Keith Levert PhD; Seh-Ching Lin PhD; Yeuk-Mui Lee PhD; Alexandre J. da Silva PhD; Patricia P. Wilkins PhD; and Carlos Graeff-Teixeira PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):58-62.
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Detection of Rat Lungworm in Intermediate, Definitive, and Paratenic Hosts Obtained from Environmental Sources
Yvonne Qvarnstrom PhD; Henry S. Bishop BS; and Alexandre J da Silva PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):63-69.
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Pathways for Transmission of Angiostrongyliasis and the Risk of Disease Associated with Them
Robert H. Cowie PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):70-74.
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Control Measures for Slug and Snail Hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, with Special Reference to the Semi-slug Parmarion martensi
Robert G. Hollingsworth PhD; Kathleen Howe BA; and Susan I. Jarvi PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):75-80.
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Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawai‘i: Community Outreach and Education on the Island of Hawai‘i (the "Big Island")
Marlena Castro Dixon MS


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):81.
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Telling Consumers, Gardeners, and Farmers about the Possible Risk of Rat Lungworm in the Local Food Supply in Hawai‘i
James R. Hollyer MS


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):82.
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Effects of Washing Produce Contaminated with the Snail and Slug Hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis with Three Common Household Solutions
Norine W. Yeung PhD; Kenneth A. Hayes PhD; and Robert H. Cowie PhD


Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013;72(6Suppl2):83-86.
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