This is the Journal of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Agents, an official publication of the Infectious Disease Association of Thailand (IDTHAI). The Journal is published three times a year, in English. It includes original research articles, brief report, case reports and reviews on various aspects of infectious diseases and antimicrobial agents. The Journal welcomes manuscripts from any other country around the world.

EDITORIAL BOARD

International Advisory Board

Amorn Leelarasamee, M.D.
Thammasart University, Pathumthani, Thailand

Anucha Apisarnthanarak, M.D.
Thammasart University, Pathumthani, Thailand

Barbara E Murray, M.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA

Boonmee Sathapatayavongs, M.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

David K. Warren, M.D., MPH
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Khachornsakdi Silpapojakul, M.D.
Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla, Thailand

Richard J. Maude, M.D., D.T.M.&H.
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Somsak Lolekha, M.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Thira Sirisanthana, M.D.
Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand


Editor-in-Chief

Jackrapong Bruminhent, M.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand


Associate Editors

Angsana Phuphuakrat, M.D., Ph.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Atibordee Meesing, M.D.

Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Darunee Chotiprasitsakul, M.D., M.P.H.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Dhitiwat Changpradab, M.D.
Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Jakapat Vanichanan, M.D.
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Rapeephan R Maude, M.D., M.Sc., D.T.M.&H.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Narongdet Kositpantawong, M.D.
Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla, Thailand

Nuntra Suwantarat, M.D., D(ABMM)

Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand

Thana Khawcharoenporn, M.D., M.Sc.
Thammasart University, Pathumthani, Thailand

Thundorn Ngamprasertchai, M.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand


Editorial Advisory Board

Chusana Suankratay, M.D., Ph.D.
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Kumthorn Malathum, M.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Methee Chayakulkeeree, M.D., Ph.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Pornpan Koomanachai, M.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Porpon Rotjanapan, M.D.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Romanee Chaiwarith, M.D., M.H.S.
Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul, M.D., M.H.S.
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Siriorn Watcharananan, M.D., FIDSA
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Weerawat Manosuthi, M.D.
Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Nonthaburi, Thailand

Opass Putcharoen, M.D., M.Sc.
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand


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