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Publication :

1. Sukreeyapong   (Urwijitaroon)   Y, Chiewsilp P, Bhamarapravati  N. ABHisoantigens in  cancer of oral tissues. J Med Assoc of Thai 1976;59:12-15.
2.   Maleewong W, Lulitanond V, Pipitgool V, Auwijitaroon Y, Kuttsarejariya S, Morakote                    N.  Prevalence  of  Toxoplasma  antibodies in blood donors and pregnant women                  in Khon Kaen province.J Med Assoc Thai 1989;72:256 - 259
3.   Urwijitaroon Y,  Teawpatanataworn  S,   Kitjareontharm   A.  Prevalence   of Cytomegalovirus  antibody in  Thai – Northeastern   blood  donors.  Southeast Asian JTrop  Med  Public Health 1993;24:180-183 (Supplement).
4.Urwijitaroon Y,  Barusrux  S,  Romphruk  A,  Puapairoj  C.  Frequency of human platelet  antigens  among  blood  donors  in  Northeastern Thai.  Transfusion 1995;35:868-870.

5.   BarusruxS,  Urwijitaroon Y, Romphrak A,  Puapairoj C, Prelimlinary survey of Anti-               HILV-I in northeastern Thais. J med Assoc Thai 1995;78: 628-630.
6.  Urwijitaroon Y,  Barusrux  S,  Romphruk A, Puapairoj C,  Pakote  L.  Reducing the                 risk of  HIV  transmission through blood transfusion by donor self-deferring.                           Southeast Asian J Trop Med  Public Health 1996; 27: 452-456.
7.    Romphruk Am, Leelayuwat C, Barusrux  S, Puapairoj C,Romphruk A, Urwijitaroon             Y.  DNA typing of the HLA-A,-B  and – C genes : possible  MHC Class I                                haplotypes in   Northeastern Thai.  J Med Assoc Thai 1997; 80 (Supp) S13-S19.
8.   Urwijitaroon Y,  Barusruxs  S,   Puapairoj  C,   Romphruk  Ar,  Khampeera  P.                       Seroepidemiology of HTLV-I  infection  in  Northeast  Thailand : A four yeas                                     surveillance.    J Med Assoc Thai 1997; 80 (Suppl.1) : S102-S105.
9.    Barusrux S, Urwijitaroon Y, Puapairoj C, Romphruk A, Sriwanicharak P. Association of   HCV  and  Treponema   pallidum  infection   in   HIV  infected   Northeastern   Thai  male blood donors. J  Med Assoc Thai 1997; 80 (Suppl.1):S106-S111.
10.  Urwijitaroon Y,   Barusrux  S,   Romphruk  A,  Puapairoj  C,   Thongkrajai  P. Anti-                  HIV  antibody  titer : an  alternative  supplementary  test  for diagnosis  of  HIV-1               infection.    Asian   Pacific  J Allergy  Immunology 1997;15:193 -198.   
11.    Barusrux S, Urwijitaroon Y,  Romphruk  Am,   Puapairoj  C,   Kamapatae S,                   Pantavasit M. High  risk  behavior  of  sexually  transmitted  disease  and hepatitis B       virus infection among voluntary blood donors in Northeast Thailand. J  Med Assoc           Thai.1998; 80:37-46.
12.  Romphruk Am, Puapairoj C, Romphruk A, Barusrux S, UrwijitaroonY, Leelayuwat       C. The  distributions of HLA-DRB1/DQB1 alleles and haplotypes in the           Northeastern Thai  population : Indicative of  a  distinet. Thai population with             Chinese admixtures in  the Central Thais. Eur J Immunogenet 1998;26:129-133
13.  Apichartpiyakul C,  Apichartpiyakul N, Urwijitaroon Y, et  al. Seroprevalence and     subtype distribution  of hepatitis C virus among blood donors and intravenous      drug   
users in northern/northeastern Thailand. Jpn J Infect Dis 1999 ;52 :121-123.

14. Chunlertrith K, Sukeepaisalnjaroen W, Mairiang P, Urwijitaroon Y, et al.  Clinico - epidemiology of hepatitis B viral infection in northeastern Thailand.             Southeast  Asean  J  Trop Med Public Health 2000; 31: 37-40.
15.   Chunlertrith K, Sukeepaisalnjaroen W, Mairiang P, Urwijitaroon Y.
Clinico - epidemiology  of  hepatitis  C  viral  infection  in  northeastern  Thailand.                Southeast   Asean J Trop Med Public Health  2000;31:273 - 276.
16.  Barusrux S, Urwijitaroon Y .  High  Prevalence  of  HGV coinfection  with HBV  or  HCV among  Northeastern Thai  blood  donors. Southeast  Asean  J Trop Med    Public   Health 2006 ;37:289 -293.
17. Urwijitaroon Y, Barusrux S. Torquetenovirus infection among Northeastern Thai  blood   donors.  Southeast  Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2007 ;38 :686-689.

Publications in National Journals
1.  Urwijitaroon Y,  Sorasit  B.  Sperm  antibody  in  normal  and  infertile in Khon Kaen.                           Ramathibodi  Med J. 1983; 6:199-203.
2.  Urwijitaroon Y,  Treethipsathit M,  Hepatitis B surface antigen and antibody in Northeastern Thai. Bull Khon Kaen Univ Health Sci.1983; 8: 87-94.
3.   Urwijitaroon Y. VDRL in blood donors, reproductive females and prisoners in Khon                         Kaen.Bull Khon Kaen Univ Health Sci 1983; 9:137-145.
4.   Lumbiganon P, Urwijitaroon Y, Kowsuwan P et al. Prevention  of  Vertical      transmission of  hepatitis  B  virus. A randomized clinical trial and a cost-             effectiveness analysis. Thai J Obstet  Gynecol  1989;1:123-127.

5. Urwijitaroon Y, Lumbiganon P,  Laopaiboon M,  Wangkahard S. Prevalence of Hepatitis B  virus  markers  in  Medical  personnel.  Srinagarind   Med J. 1990;5: 119 -123.
6. Urwijitaroon Y,  Puapairoj  J,  Romphruk  A,  Sriwanichrak P, Thongkrajai P. A modified  particle  agglutination  test  for anti-HIV screening. J Med Tech  Assoc Thailand. 1991;19 : 23-27.
7. Romphruk A, Urwijitaroon Y, Leelayuwat C, Meesang M. Modified microplate                        technique        for Rh (D) typing. J Med Tech Assoc Thailand 1992;20:123 -127.
8. Urwijitaroon Y, Barusrux S, Anantapreecha S. Seroprevalence of antibody to                            Hepatitis C virus  in  Northeastern Thai  blood  donors. A  preliminary  report.                    Srinagarind Med J 1993; 8: 48-51.
9. Romphruk A,Puapairoj C, Urwijitaroon Y, Ananthapreecha S, Sriwanichrak P,                             Akkahart C. The low ionic strength saline antiglobulin test  for antibody  screening                       and pretransfusion  compatibility test. J Med Tech Assoc Thailand 1993; 22:41-48.
10. Romphruk A,  Puapairoj  C,  Urwijitaroon Y,  Akkahart C,  Sriwanichrak  P.                           Screening  of  factor VIII :  C  in  blood  donors  by  chromogenic assay.  J  Med                  Tech  Assoc    Thailand 1994;22:125-130.
11.            Romphruk  A,  Urwijitaroon Y,   Paupairoj  C,  Akkahart  C,   Pachoat  L,                                Pattayaso P.  Unexpected  antibodies in Northeastern Thai. Thai J  Hematol Transf                    Med 1994;4:135-140.
12.  Barusrux S, Urwijitaroon Y, Paupairoj C, Romphruk A, Sriwanichrak P. A high  
prevalence   of hepatitis B surface antigen  in  high  risk  sexually transmitted                      disease    blood donors. Thai J Hematol Transf Med 1994; 4:217-222.
13.  Romphruk A,  Urwijitaroon Y,  Barusrux S,  Puapairoj C,  Akkahart J . Microplate                   technique for ABO serum grouping. Thai J Hematol Transf Med 1995;5:175 -178.
14.  Barusrux S, Urwijitaroon Y. Application  of  microplate technique  for  ABH blood     group   substance detection in saliva. J Med Tech Assoc Thailand 1996;24:56 -68.
15. Barusrux  S, Urwijitaroon Y,  Romphruk  A, Puapairoj  C, Sriwanichrak  P,    
Prawittana  S.               Relation  of  hepatitis B virus  infection  and  condom  used among   the  high  risk       sexually transmitted disease blood donors. Thai J  Hematol Transf     Med 1996;6:118-123.
16.  Barusrux S,  Urwijitaroon Y,   Puapairoj  C,  Romphruk  A, Akkahat C,  Anupan  T.     ABH  blood  group secretor status among blood donors.  Thai J Hematol  Transf             Med 1997;7:13-17.
17. Urwijitaroon Y,   Akhard J,  Puapairoj C.  Rare  blood  group  p  [Tj(a-)]  among the                northeastern -Thai population : A  report of two cases over 20 years. Thai J                              Hematol Transf  Med 1998;8:249-254.
18.  Barusrux S, Urwijitaroon Y,   Romphruk A,   Puapairoj C,   Khampeera P,                              Noppawinyoowong A. Evaluation  of  saliva  as  an  alternative  to  blood for  anti-                        HIV  detection .  J  Med  Tech Assoc Thailand  1998;26:55-68. 
19. Yussara  M,  Leelayuwat  C,  Urwijitaroon Y,  Barusrux S,  Promwong J, Tadein R.          Prevalence  of  hepatitis  virus  infections  in  the  first  donating  blood donors at
the regional Yala hospital during 2001-2005.J Med Tech Phy Ther 2007;19:16-24
20. Pattoom W,  Urwijitaroon Y,  Pattoom P,  Padsan S,  Leelayuwat C, Kuaha K.             Prevalence  of  HIV,  HBV  and  HCV infections  in  first-time blood donors at             Somdejphrachaotaksin Maharaj Hospital, Tak Province during 2001-2005. Thai J                Hematol Transf  Med. 2008;18:101-107.
21. Barusrux S, Jeeranaikoon, Urwijitaroon Y, Sengthong C, Orataiwan,                
Ruangsiripiyakul. HIV proviral DNA detection from dried blood spot compare to        buffy coat and whole blood samples. J Health Res 2008;22: 115-123.
22. Urwijitaroon Y, Sukreeyapong W, Kuaha K, et al. Immunization against smoking        hazards  among children. J of  Tobacco  Control (Thailand) 2008; 2: 51-61.
23. Boonsanong N,  Urwijitaroon Y. Study of attitudes and factors affecting blood  
donation of personnel in Phan Hospital of Chiangrai province for increasing blood  
donors.Thai J Hematol Transf  Med. 2009;19:161-170.(Distributed on early Feb 2010)


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