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Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011

Perspectives

Consensus statement on the role of fluoroquinolones in the management of urinary tract infections


Po-Ren Hsueh, Yeu-Jun Lau, Wen-Chien Ko, Cheng-Yi Liu, Ching-Tai Huang, Muh-Yong Yen, Yung-Ching Liu, Wen-Sen Lee, Chun-Hsing Liao, Ming-Yieh Peng, Chih-Ming Chen, Yao-Shen Chen
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 79 - 82

Original Articles

Lymphocyte subsets, immunoglobulin levels, complement activity CH50, and phagocytic peroxide production in 19 Iranian patients with first episode of bacterial meningitis


Zahra Ahmadinejad, Hamideh Bagherian, Lida Atarord, Abdolreza Soodbakhsh, Ghazal Saheli
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 83 - 87

Differential diagnosis of tuberculous and malignant pleurisy using pleural fluid adenosine deaminase and interferon gamma in Taiwan


Yung-Ching Liu, Susan Shin-Jung Lee, Yao-Shen Chen, Hui-Zin Tu, Bao-Chen Chen, Tsi-Shu Huang
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 88 - 94

Atypical bacterial pathogen infection in children with acute bronchiolitis in northeast Thailand


Chamsai Pientong, Tipaya Ekalaksananan, Jamree Teeratakulpisarn, Sureeporn Tanuwattanachai, Bunkerd Kongyingyoes, Chulaporn Limwattananon
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 95 - 100

Molecular versus conventional methods: Clinical evaluation of different methods for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in Bangladesh


Farhana Runa, Mahmuda Yasmin, Mohammad Mozammel Hoq, Jahanara Begum, Abu Sadeque Mohammed Matiur Rahman, Chowdhury Rafiqul Ahsan
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 101 - 105

Polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of Acinetobacter baumannii in endotracheal aspirates from patients in the intensive care unit


Mei-Chun Chiang, Shu-Chen Kuo, Yu-Chih Chen, Yi-Tzu Lee, Te-Li Chen, Chang-Phone Fung
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 106 - 110

Investigation of an outbreak of Serratia marcescens in a neonatal intensive care unit


Gulcin Bayramoglu, Kurtuluş Buruk, Ugur Dinc, Mehmet Mutlu, Gurdal Yilmaz, Yakup Aslan
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 111 - 115

Efficacy and safety of tigecycline monotherapy compared with vancomycin-aztreonam in the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections in patients from India and Taiwan


Yin-Ching Chuang, Chia-Ming Chang, Sacchidanand Aradhya, Bheerappa Nagari, Vishwanath Pai, Nathalie Dartois, Sylvie Jouve, Angel Cooper
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 116 - 124

Risk factors and outcomes of carbapenem-nonsusceptible Escherichia coli bacteremia: A matched case–control study


Hong-Jyun Chang, Po-Chang Hsu, Chien-Chang Yang, An-Jing Kuo, Ju-Hsin Chia, Tsu-Lan Wu, Ming-Hsun Lee
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 125 - 130

Changing trends in antimicrobial resistance of major bacterial pathogens, 1985–2005: A study from a medical center in northern Taiwan


Wen-Tsung Lo, Wei-Jen Lin, Tzong-Shi Chiueh, Shi-Yi Lee, Chih-Chien Wang, Jang-Jih Lu
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 131 - 138

A survey of allergic rhinitis in Taiwanese asthma patients


Shih-Ming Tsao, Yen-Kun Ko, Min-Zen Chen, Ming-Huang Chiu, Chang-Sheng Lin, Ming-Shian Lin, Wann-Cherng Perng, Kuan-Jen Bai, Wei-Yu Lei, Ming-Shyan Huang
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 139 - 143

Case Report

Facial cellulitis because of Aggregatibacter (Actinobacillus) actinomycetemcomitans and Capnocytophaga species in an immunocompetent patient


Chia-Jung Hsieh, Kao-Pin Hwang, Kuang-Che Kuo, Po-Ren Hsueh
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 149 - 151

Severe, recurrent lupus enteritis as the initial and only presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus in a middle-aged woman


Hsien-Ping Lin, Yao-Ming Wang, An-Ping Huo
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 152 - 155

Brief Communications

Screening of traditional Chinese medicinal plants for quorum-sensing inhibitors activity


Khee Hoon Koh, Foong-Yee Tham
Volume 44, Number 2, April 2011, Pages 144 - 148