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Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018

Salvage therapy with intravenous fosfomycin plus ceftriaxone for necrotizing fasciitis caused by penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae 


Chun-Cheng Zhang, Tzu-Chieh Weng, Bo-An Su, Chih-Cheng Lai, Yin-Ching Chuang, Wen-Chien Ko, Hung-Jen Tang
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 573 - 574

An oil refinery worker at Kaohsiung, with Pseudoxanthomonas kaohsiungensis bloodstream infection presenting as chronic pericarditis and masquerading as tuberculosis pericarditis 


Shu-Fang Kuo, Chen-Hsiang Lee
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 575 - 577

Capnocytophaga sputigena pneumonia and bacteremia in a patient with diabetes and gastric cancer 


Shih-Hao Lo, Yung-Yun Chang, Ya-Ting Jao, Wen-Hung Wang, Po-Liang Lu, Yen-Hsu Chen
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 578 - 579

Review Article

Isolation, genotyping and antimicrobial resistance of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli 


Bianca A. Amézquita-López, Marcela Soto-Beltrán, Bertram G. Lee, Jaszemyn C. Yambao, Beatriz Quiñones
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 425 - 434

Original Articles

Cisplatin along with herbal drug treatment reduces the percentage of regulatory T cells and decreased the severity of experimental visceral leishmaniasis 


Heena Sachdeva, Sukhbir Kaur
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 435 - 445

Viral dynamics of persistent hepatitis C virus infection in high-sensitive reporter cells resemble patient\'s viremia 


Peiju Tsai, Chun-Chieh Lin, Hung-Yu Sun, Jin-Ching Lee, Ting-Tsung Chang, Kung-Chia Young
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 446 - 455

Anti-apoptotic activity of Japanese encephalitis virus NS5 protein in human medulloblastoma cells treated with interferon-β 


Jing-Ru Weng, Chun-Hung Hua, Chao-Hsien Chen, Su-Hua Huang, Ching-Ying Wang, Ying-Ju Lin, Lei Wan, Cheng-Wen Lin
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 456 - 464

Identification of a panel of serum protein markers in early stage of sepsis and its validation in a cohort of patients 


Susana Garcia-Obregon, Mikel Azkargorta, Iratxe Seijas, Javier Pilar-Orive, Francisco Borrego, Felix Elortza, Maria Dolores Boyano, Itziar Astigarraga
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 465 - 472

Meropenem versus piperacillin/tazobactam with or without immunoglobulin as second-line therapy for febrile neutropenia in pediatric patients 


Ryoji Kobayashi, Daiki Hori, Hirozumi Sano, Daisuke Suzuki, Kenji Kishimoto, Kunihiko Kobayashi
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 473 - 477

The different modes of binding of the dust mite allergens, Der f 7 and Der p 7, on a monoclonal antibody WH9 contribute to the differential reactivity 


Hsiao-Yun Tai, Jia-Kai Zhou, Chang-Ching Yeh, Ming F. Tam, Sheh-Yi Sheu, Horng-Der Shen
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 478 - 484

High levels of soluble GPR56/ADGRG1 are associated with positive rheumatoid factor and elevated tumor necrosis factor in patients with rheumatoid arthritis 


Wen-Yi Tseng, Yeong-Jian Jan Wu, Tai-Yun Yang, Nien-Yi Chiang, Wen-Pin Tsai, Siamon Gordon, Gin-Wen Chang, Chang-Fu Kuo, Shue-Fen Luo, Hsi-Hsien Lin
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 485 - 491

Role of class II P fimbriae and cytokine response in the pathogenesis of Escherichia coli kidney infection in diabetic mice 


Chin-Chung Tseng, Ming-Cheng Wang, Wei-Hung Lin, I-Chuang Liao, Wen-Chung Chen, Ching-Hao Teng, Jing-Jou Yan, An-bang Wu, Jiunn-Jong Wu
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 492 - 499

Invasive pneumococcal disease caused by ceftriaxone-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Taiwan 



Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 500 - 509

The prevalence of rectal carriage of Klebsiella pneumoniae amongst diabetic patients and their clinical relevance in Taiwan: A five-year prospective study 


Yu-Tsung Huang, Ju-Ying Jiang, Meng-Shiuan Hsu, Hsin-Sui Hsu, Chun-Hsing Liao, Po-Ren Hsueh
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 510 - 518

Propensity-matched analysis of the impact of extended-spectrum β-lactamase production on adults with community-onset Escherichia coli, Klebsiella species, and Proteus mirabilis bacteremia 


Ching-Chi Lee, Chung-Hsun Lee, Ming-Yuan Hong, Chih-Chia Hsieh, Hung-Jen Tang, Wen-Chien Ko
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 519 - 526

Epidemiology, clinical features, and microbiology of patients with diarrhea in community clinics in Taiwan 


Chih-Yu Chi, Li-Na Liao, Cheng-Mao Ho, Chia-Huei Chou, Mao-Wang Ho, Jen-Hsein Wang
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 527 - 534

A “Ct contrast”-based strain-specific real-time quantitative PCR system for Lactobacilllus paracasei subsp. paracasei NTU 101 


Chih-Hui Lin, Tsung-Wei Shih, Tzu-Ming Pan
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 535 - 544

Risk factors and outcomes of cerebrospinal fluid overdrainage in HIV-negative patients with cryptococcal meningitis after the ventriculoperitoneal shunting procedure 


Chih-Wei Hung, Wei-Che Lin, Wen-Neng Chang, Tsung-Ming Su, Chia-Te Kung, Nai-Wen Tsai, Hung-Chen Wang, Chih-Cheng Huang, Ben-Chung Cheng, Yu-Jih Su, Ya-Ting Chang, Chih-Min Su, Sheng-Yuan Hsiao, Cheng-Hsien Lu
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 545 - 551

Clinical features, antifungal susceptibility, and outcome of Candida guilliermondii fungemia: An experience in a tertiary hospital in mid-Taiwan 


Ting-Yu Tseng, Tsung-Chia Chen, Cheng-Mao Ho, Po-Chang Lin, Chia-Huei Chou, Chia-Ta Tsai, Jen-Hsien Wang, Chih-Yu Chi, Mao-Wang Ho
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 552 - 558

Enterobius vermicularis infection and its risk factors among pre-school children in Taipei, Taiwan
 


Kuang-Yao Chen, Chuan-Min Yen, Kao-Pin Hwang, Lian-Chen Wang
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 559 - 564

Citrobacter freundii bacteremia: Risk factors of mortality and prevalence of resistance genes 


Li-Hsiang Liu, Nai-Yu Wang, Alice Ying-Jung Wu, Chih-Chen Lin, Chun-Ming Lee, Chang-Pan Liu
Volume 51, Number 4, August 2018, Pages 565 - 572