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Assistant Professor

Anek Pootong

Department: Department of Medical Technology

Current Project

Research Interests

Diagnosis/Antimicrobial Agent/Drug Resistance/ Virulence Factors/Molecular Epidemiology/Bacteria and Fungi



Research Article


Pootong A, Budhirakkul P, Tongtawe P, Tapchaisri P, Chongsa-nguan M, Chaicumpa W. Monoclonal antibody that neutralizes pertussis toxin activities. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol. 2007; 25: 37-45.


Usuwanthim K, Pootong A, Chaisri U, Tongtawe P, Tapchaisri P, Chongsa-Nguan M, Chaicumpa W. Murine monoclonal antibodies neutralizing the cytotoxic activity of diphtheria toxin. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol. 2008; 26: 47-55.


Poungpair O, Pootong A, Maneewatch S, Srimanote P, Tongtawe P, Songserm T, Tapchaisri P, Chaicumpa W. A human single chain transbody specific to matrix protein (M1) interferes with the replication of influenza A virus. Bioconjug Chem. 2010; 21: 1134-41.


Cowawintaweewat S, Somroop S, Khantisitthiporn O and Pootong A. The Study of Anti-tetrodotoxin Effect of Thunbergia laurifolia Linn. crude Extract. J Med Tech Assoc Thailand. 2011;39: 3636-52.

Pootong A, Mungkornkeaw N,Chanphorng A and Cowawintaweewat S. Evaluation of VersaTREK Automated Microbial Detection System. J Med Tech Assoc Thailand. 2011;39: 3769-78.

Cowawintaweewat S, Pootong A, Ruchiwit M and Pawloski LR. Study of Determinants Affecting Health Status of Health Care Providers in Thailand. The International Journal of East Asian Studies.2011; 14: 39-45.

Srimanote P, Klaysing B, Tongtawe P, Khantisltthiporn O,Pootong A, Tapchaisri P, Maneewatch S, Kalambaheti T, Wuthiekanund V and Chaicumpa W. Molecular Typing of Leptospira Clinical Isolates in Thailand Using Multiplelocus Variable Number of Tandem Repeat Analysis (MLVA). Thammasat Int J Sc Tech. 2011:16(3);59-67


Pootong A, Khantisitthiporn O and Cowawintaweewat S. Identification of Clinical Isolated Candida Using ITS PCR-RFLP method. Thai Sci Tech J. 2012; 20: 202-10.

Pootong A, Sam-angsri J, Thongmalila N, Khantisitiporn O and Cowawintaweewat S. The Effect of Lemongrass Volatile Oil on Pathogenic Candida albicans. Thai Sci Tech J. 2012; 20: 293-301.


Pootong A, Boonlai P, Chukaew P, Cowawintaweewat S, Rattanakhom P and Mungkornkaew N. Rapid Identification of Enterococci Using Modified Bile Esculin: A Preliminary Study. Thai Sci Tech J. 2013; 21: 418-424.

Angkasekwinai P, Srimanote P, Wang YH, Pootong A, Sakolvaree Y, Pattanapanyasat K, Chaicumpa W, Chaiyaroj S, Dong C. Interleukin-25 (IL-25) promotes efficient protective immunity against Trichinella spiralis infection by enhancing the antigen-specific IL-9 response. Infect Immun. 2013 Oct;81(10):3731-41.


Pootong A., Khantisitthiporn O., Norrapong B. and Cowawintaweewat S. The Effect of Cinnamon Volatile Oil on Candida albicans strain H303. J Med Tech Assoc Thailand. 2014; 42: 4793-803.


Ruchiwit M, Cowawintaweewat S, Pootong A and Pawloski LR. An Analysis of the Relationship between Client and Health Professional Perceptions of Health Status on the Quality of the Health Service System and Health Status in Vietnam. Int J Healthc Manag. 2015: 8(3): 156-63


Ruchiwit M, Cowawintaweewat S, Pootong A, Wareenil C, Pawloski LR. An Examination of Determinants That Affect the Health-Service Systems and Health Status of People in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Nurs Midwifery Stud. 2016: 5(4): e33178

Benlatef L, Malinee M, Norrapong B, Cowawintaweewat S and Pootong A. Inhibitory Activities of Herbal Based Toothpaste on Germ Tube and Adhesion of Candida albicans. J Pure Appl Microbio. 2016; 10 (4): 2551-6.


Pootong A, Norrapong B and Cowawintaweewat S. Antifungal Activity Of Cinnamaldehyde Against Candida albicans. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2017; 48 (1): 150-8.

Mungkornkaew N, Sookrung N, Chaicumpa W , Somroop S, Pootong A, Samosornsuk S, Tongtawe P, Yamasaki S and Samosornsuk W. Production of Monoclonal Antibody Specific to Campylobacter jejuni. J Med Tech Assoc Thailand. 2017: 45 (2): 6051-64.


Pootong A., Mungkornkeaw N, Norrapong B and Cowawintaweewat S. Phylogenetic background, drug susceptibility and virulence factors of uropathogenic E. coliisolate in a tertiary university hospital in central Thailand. Trop Biomed. 2018; 35(1): 195–204.

Wongdech K., Changrua T. and Pootong A. In vitro antifungal effect of cinnamaldehyde in combination with fluconazole against Candida sp. Thai Sci Tech J. 2018; 26 (8): 1393- 400.

Review article


Pootong A. Laboratory diagnosis of urinary tract infection. Thai Sci Tech J. 2013; 21: 486-494.