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Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014

Perspectives

National action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance in Taiwan 


Shu-Hui Tseng, Yu-Fen Ke, Feng-Yee Chang*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 167 - 170

Review Article

Investigation of the effectiveness of Syzygium aromaticum, Lavandula angustifolia and Geranium robertianum essential oils in the treatment of acute external otitis: A comparative trial with ciprofloxacin 


Yunes Panahi*, Asghar Akhavan, Amirhossein Sahebkar, Seied Mohammad Hosseini, Mohsen Taghizadeh, Hossein Akbari, Mohammad Reza Sharif, Saber Imani
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 211 - 216

Original Articles

CD209 promoter –336 A/G (rs4804803) polymorphism is associated with susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis in Zahedan, southeast Iran 


Mohammad Naderi, Mohammad Hashemi, Mohsen Taheri, Hossein Pesarakli, Ebrahim Eskandari-Nasab, Gholamreza Bahari
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 171 - 175

Lipopolysaccharide extracted from Porphyromonas gingivalis induces DNA hypermethylation of runt-related transcription factor 2 in human periodontal fibroblasts 


Osamu Uehara, Yoshihiro Abiko, Masato Saitoh, Hiroshi Miyakawa, Futoshi Nakazawa*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 176 - 181

Coaggregation between Prevotella oris and Porphyromonas gingivalis 


Toshiya Sato, Futoshi Nakazawa*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 182 - 186

Molecular surveillance and clinical outcomes of carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae infections 


Sz-Rung Huang, Meei-Fang Liu, Chin-Fu Lin, Zhi-Yuan Shi*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 187 - 196

Risk factors and clinical impact of levofloxacin or cefazolin nonsusceptibility or ESBL production among uropathogens in adults with community-onset urinary tract infections 


Yi-Hui Wu, Po-Lin Chen, Yuan-Pin Hung, Wen-Chien Ko*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 197 - 203

Intraventricular antimicrobial therapy in postneurosurgical Gram-negative bacillary meningitis or ventriculitis: A hospital-based retrospective study 


Jui-Hsing Wang, Po-Chang Lin, Chia-Hui Chou, Cheng-Mao Ho, Kuo-Hsi Lin, Chia-Ta Tsai, Jen-Hsien Wang, Chih-Yu Chi*, Mao-Wang Ho*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 204 - 210

High recurrence rate of lymphadenitis due to nontuberculous mycobacteria and its association with concurrent Salmonella infection in Taiwan 


Cheng-Hsiang Hsiao, Chih-Cheng Lai, Po-Ren Hsueh*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 217 - 221

Medication-adherence predictors among patients with tuberculosis or human immunodeficiency virus infection in Burkina Faso 


Ziemlé Clément Méda, Yu-Ting Lin, Issiaka Sombié, Daouda Maré, Donald E. Morisky, Yi-Ming Arthur Chen*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 222 - 232

Epidemiology of human herpesvirus type 8 and parvovirus B19 infections and their association with HIV-1 among men who have sex with men and injection drug users in Taiwan 


Yuan-Ming Lee, Shao-Yuan Chuang, Sheng-Fan Wang, Yu-Ting Lin, Yi-Ming Arthur Chen
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 233 - 238

Bacterial etiology of acute otitis media in the era prior to universal pneumococcal vaccination in Taiwanese children 


Yen-Hsin Kung, Nan-Chang Chiu, Kuo-Sheng Lee, Lung Chang, Daniel Tsung-Ning Huang, Fu-Yuan Huang, Yu-Chia Hsieh, Li-Min Huang, Hsin Chi*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 239 - 244

Risk factors of mortality and comparative in-vitro efficacy of anidulafungin, caspofungin, and micafungin for candidemia 


Sai-Cheong Lee*, Chao-Wei Lee, Hsiang-Ju Shih, Shu-Huan Huang, Meng-Jiun Chiou, Lai-Chu See
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 245 - 253

Case Report

Infective endocarditis caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a previously healthy preschool child 


Chun-Yi Lee, Tung-Ming Chang, Chao-Jen Lin, Yhu-Chering Huang*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 257 - 260

Kawasaki disease with G6PD deficiency—Report of one case and literature Review 


Chia-Hao Chen, Li-Yan Lin, Kuender D. Yang, Kai-Sheng Hsieh, Ho-Chang Kuo*
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 261 - 263

Brief Communications

Detection of low copies of drug-resistant influenza viral gene by a single-tube reaction using peptide nucleic acid as both PCR clamp and sensor probe 


Kuo-Chien Tsao, Chiuan-Chian Chiou, Tai-Long Chen, Chung-Guei Huang, Erh-Fang Hsieh, Shin-Ru Shih
Volume 47, Number 3, June 2014, Pages 254 - 256