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Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014

Original Articles

Effect of probiotic-fermented, genetically modified soy milk on hypercholesterolemia in hamsters 


Tsung-Yu Tsai, Li-Ying Chen, Tzu-Ming Pan
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 1 - 8

The role of human leukocyte antigen tissue groups in hepatitis B virus vaccination in Turkey 


Gurkan Mert, Ali Sengul, Hanefi Cem Gul, Ahmet Karakas, Can Polat Eyigun
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 9 - 14

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in hemodialysis and nondialysis patients 


Li-Ping Kan, Jung-Chung Lin, Sheng-Kang Chiu, Yen-Cheng Yeh, Te-Yu Lin, Ya-Sung Yang, Yung-Chih Wang, Ning-Chi Wang, Kuo-Ming Yeh, Feng-Yee Chang
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 15 - 22

Comparison of invasive pneumococcal disease caused by serotype 19A and non-19A pneumococci in children: More empyema in serotype 19A invasive pneumococcal disease 


Chen-Yin Lai, Li-Min Huang, Ping-Ying Lee, Chun-Yi Lu, Pei-Lan Shao, Luan-Yin Chang
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 23 - 27

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bloodstream infection: Comparison between community-onset and hospital-acquired infections 


Ya-Ting Chang, Chun-Yu Lin, Po-Liang Lu, Chung-Chih Lai, Tun-Chieh Chen, Chi-Yu Chen, Deng-Chyang Wu, Tzu-Pin Wang, Chiu-Mei Lin, Wei-Ru Lin, Yen-Hsu Chen
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 28 - 35

Report of a 63-case series of Candida empyema thoracis: 9-year experience of two medical centers in central Taiwan 


Kuo-Hsi Lin, Yuag-Meng Liu, Po-Chang Lin, Cheng-Mao Ho, Chia-Hui Chou, Jui-Hsing Wang, Chih-Yu Chi, Mao-Wang Ho, Jen-Hsien Wang
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 36 - 41

Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in immunocompromised patients: Delayed diagnosis and poor outcomes in non-HIV-infected individuals 


Ming-Chi Li, Nan-Yao Lee, Ching-Chi Lee, Hsin-Chun Lee, Chia-Ming Chang, Wen-Chien Ko
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 42 - 47

Evaluation of protective efficacy conferred by a recombinant Mycobacterium bovis BCG expressing a fusion protein of Ag85A-ESAT-6 


Yi-Hao Deng, Hong-Yun He, Ben-Si Zhang
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 48 - 56

The molecular adjuvant mC3d enhances the immunogenicity of FimA from type I fimbriae of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis 


Hassan-Hussein Musa, Wei-Juan Zhang, Jing Lv, Xiao-Li Duan, Yang Yang, Chun-Hong Zhu, Hui-Fang Li, Kuan-Wei Chen, Xia Meng, Guo-Qiang Zhu
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 57 - 62

 
Efficacy of nasal irrigation in the treatment of acute sinusitis in atopic children


Yun-Hu Wang, Min-Sho Ku, Hai-Lun Sun, Ko-Huang Lue
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 63 - 69

Investigation of gastrointestinal parasites of dairy cattle around Taiwan 


Chiu-Chen Huang, Lian-Chen Wang, Chien-Hung Pan, Cheng-Hsiung Yang, Cheng-Hung Lai
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 70 - 74

Brief Communications

Cost-effectiveness of a modified two-step algorithm using a combined glutamate dehydrogenase/toxin enzyme immunoassay and real-time PCR for the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection 


Shawn Vasoo, Jane Stevens, Lena Portillo, Ruby Barza, Debra Schejbal, May May Wu, Christina Chancey, Kamaljit Singh
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 75 - 78

Appendix

Recommendations for penicillin skin testing in Taiwan 


Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan, Medical Foundation in Memory of Dr. Deh-Lin Cheng, Foundation of Professor Wei-Chuan Hsieh for Infectious Diseases Research and Education, Lee CY's Research Foundation for Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Vaccine
Volume 47, Number 1, February 2014, Pages 79 - 80