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Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008

Original Articles

Temporal cytokine profiling of Francisella tularensis-infected human peripheral blood mononuclear cells


Chrysanthi Paranavitana, Phillip Pittman, Mahendran Velauthapillai, Luis DaSilva
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 192 - 199

Seroprevalence of viral hepatitis and infectious complications among human immunodeficiency virus-infected injection drug users at a referral hospital


ChrysanShiou-Haur Liang, Yi-Chun Lo, Hsi-Hsun Lin, Sui-Yuan Chang, Mao-Yuan Chen, Szu-Min Hsieh, Wang-Huei Sheng, Hsin-Yun Sun, Chien-Ching Hung, Shan-Chwen Chang
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 200 - 208

Invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in adults in Taiwan


Chien-Chun Wang, Han-Yueh Kuo, Dung-Hung Chiang, Chen-Chi Tsai, Mei-Lin Lin, Yu-Jiun Chan, Su-Pen Yang, Cheng-Yi Liu
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 209 - 214

Spinal epidural abscess due to Staphylococcus aureus: clinical manifestations and outcomes


Wan-Chin Chen, Jiun-Ling Wang, Jann-Tay Wang, Yee-Chun Chen, Shan-Chwen Chang
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 215 - 221

Clinical significance of Blastocystis hominis: experience from a medical center in northern Taiwan


Han-Yueh Kuo, Dung-Hung Chiang, Chien-Chun Wang, Te-Li Chen, Chang-Phone Fung, Chih-Pei Lin, Wen-Long Cho, Cheng-Yi Liu
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 222 - 226

Prevalence of hepatitis D virus infection in hepatitis B surface antigen-positive subjects in Golestan province, northeast Iran


Gholamreza Roshandel, Shahryar Semnani, Nafiseh Abdolahi, Sima Besharat, Abbas-Ali Keshtkar, Hamidreza Joshaqani, Abdolvahab Moradi, Khodaberdi Kalavi, Ali Jabbari, Mohammad Javad Kabir, Seyed Ahmad Hosseini, Seyed Mehdi Sedaqat, Ahmad Danesh, Danyal Roshandel, Seyed Mohammad Hedayat-Mofidi
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 227 - 230

Surveillance of avian and swine influenza in the swine population in Taiwan, 2004


Happy-K Shieh, Poa-Chun Chang, Ter-Hsin Chen, Kuang-Po Li, Chi-Ho Chan
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 231 - 242

Quantification of Proteus mirabilis virulence factors and modulation by acylated homoserine lactones


Dorota Stankowska, Marek Kwinkowski, Wieslaw Kaca
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 243 - 253

Hepatitis E virus coinfection with hepatotropic viruses in Egyptian children


Maysaa El Sayed Zaki, Osama Saad Salama, Fathy Awaad Mansour, Shaimaa Hossein
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 254 - 258

Rapid identification and susceptibility testing using the VITEK® 2 system using culture fluids from positive BacT/ALERT® blood cultures


Jiunn-Rong Chen, Shih-Yi Lee, Bing-Heng Yang, Jang-Jih Lu
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 259 - 264

Host defense against Salmonella and rotaviral gastroenteritis: a serial study of transcriptional factors and cytokines


An-Yi Lin, Ching-Yuang Lin, Ching-Tung Chen, Woan-Ling Chen
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 265 - 271

Case Report

Peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis caused by Gemella morbillorum in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus receiving steroid therapy


Chih-Cheng Lai, Ching-Herng Wu, Jun-Ta Chen, Po-Ren Hsueh
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 272 - 274

Tuberculosis of the shoulder joint with impingement syndrome as initial presentation


Chethan Nagaraj, Saurabh Singh, Baldeep Singh, Vivek Trikha, Shishir Rastogi
Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 275 - 278

Appendix

Guidelines for antimicrobial therapy of intra-abdominal infections in adults



Volume 41, Number 3, June 2008, Pages 279 - 281