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Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012

Review Article

Combating antimicrobial resistance: Antimicrobial stewardship program in Taiwan


Shu-Hui Tseng, Chun-Ming Lee, Tzou-Yien Lin, Shan-Chwen Chang, Yin-Ching Chuang, Muh-Yong Yen, Kao-Pin Hwang, Hsieh-Shong Leu, Che-Chieh Yen, Feng-Yee Chang,
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 79 - 89

Original Articles

Patterns of sensitization to peanut allergen components in Taiwanese Preschool children


Yang-Te Lin, Chih-Te Charles W, Ju-Hui Cheng, Jing-Long Huang, Kuo-Wei Yeh
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 90 - 95

Seroprevalence of enterovirus 71 and no evidence of crossprotection of enterovirus 71 antibody against the other enteroviruses in kindergarten children in Taipei city


Wen-Chan Huang, Li-Min Huang, Chuan-Liang Kao, Chun-Yi Lu, Pei-Lan Shao, Ai-Ling Cheng, Tsui-Yien Fan, Hsin Chi, Luan-Yin Chang
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 96 - 101

Diagnostic capacity of rapid influenza antigen test: Reappraisal with experience from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic


Jeng-How Yang, Po-Yen Huang, Shian-Shen Shie, Chung-Guei Huang, Kuo-Chien Tsao, Ching-Tai Huang
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 102 - 107

Amino acid substitutions of quinolone resistance determining regions in GyrA and ParC associated with quinolone resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii and Acinetobacter genomic species 13TU


Yen-Hung Liu, Shu-Chen Kuo, Yi-Tzu Lee, Ian C.Y. Chang, Su-Pen Yang, Te-Li Chen*, Chang-Phone Fung
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 108 - 112

Outcomes and characteristics of ertapenemnonsusceptible Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia at a university hospital in Northern Taiwan: A matched case-control study


Shi-Wei Liu, Hong-Jyun Chang, Ju-Hsin Chia, An-Jing Kuo, Tsu-Lan Wu, Ming-Hsun Lee
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 113 - 119

A multicenter surveillance of antimicrobial resistance on Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in Taiwan


Hsiu Wu, Jen-Tay Wang, Yih-Ru Shiau, Hui-Yin Wang, Tsai-Ling Yang Lauderdale*, han-Chwen Chang, TSAR Hospitals
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 120 - 126

Clinical characteristics of urosepsis caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing
Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumonia and their emergence in the community


Jen-Chieh Lee, Nan-Yao Lee, Hsin-Chun Lee, Wei-Han Huang, Ko-Chung Tsui, Chia-Ming Chang, Ching-Chi Lee, Po-Lin Chen, Chi-Jung Wu, Po-Ren Hsueh*, Wen-Chien Ko
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 127 - 133

Antimicrobial resistance of Moraxella catarrhalis isolates in Taiwan


Shih-Fen Hsu, Yi-Tsung Lin, Te-Li Chen, L.K. Siu, Po-Ren Hsueh, Shih-Tse Huang, Chang-Phone Fung
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 134 - 140

Increasing opsonizing and killing effect of serum from patients with recurrent K1 Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess


Fang-Ching Yeh, Kao-Ming Yeh, L.K. Siu, Chang-Phone Fung, Ya-Sung Yang, Jung-Chung Lin*, Feng-Yee Chang
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 141 - 146

Case Report

Shewanella putrefaciens, a rare cause of splenic abscess


Norwani Basir, Alice Moi Ling Yong, Vui Heng Chong*
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 151 - 153

Fulminant Aeromonas hydrophila infection during acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment


Vassilios Papadakis, Nikolaos Poniros, Karerina Katsibardi*, Athina-Eleni Charissiadou, John Anastasopoulos, Sophia Polychronopoulou
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 154 - 157

Successful treatment of Aerococcus viridans endocarditis in a patient allergic to penicillin


Liang-Yu Chen, Wen-Chung Yu, Suang-Hao Huang, Mei-Lin Lin, Te-Li Chen*, Chang-Phone Fung, Cheng-Yi Liu
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 158 - 160

Brief Communications

Lethal toxic encephalopathy due to childhood shigellosis or Ekiri syndrome


Babak Pourakbari, Setareh Mamishi *, Leila Kohan, Leila Sedighi, Shima Mahmoudi, Fatemeh Fattahi, Mostafa Teymuri
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 147 - 150

Letter to the Editor

Distribution of Candida species causing bloodstream infections


Chih-Cheng Lai, Shiow-Jen Gau, Che-Kim Tan
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 161 - 162

Improved outcome of Pneumocystis pneumonia by early treatment


Nan-Yao Lee,Chia-Ming Chang,Ching-Chi Lee, Hsin-Chun Lee, Ming-Chi Li, Wen-Chien Ko*
Volume 45, Number 2, April 2012, Pages 163 - 164