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Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014

Original Articles

Development and evaluation of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for rapid detection and differentiation of two genotypes of porcine circovirus type 2 


Chun Wang, Victor Fei Pang, Fan Lee, Pei-Chih Liao, Yu-Liang Huang, Yeou-Liang Lin, Shiow-Suey Lai, Chian-Ren Jeng
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 363 - 370

Antimicrobial activity of a UV-stable bacteriocin-like inhibitory substance (BLIS) produced by Enterococcus faecium strain DSH20 against vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) strains 


Dariush Shokri, Saeideh Zaghian, Fatemeh Khodabakhsh, Hossein Fazeli, Sina Mobasherizadeh, Behrooz Ataei
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 371 - 376

Microbiological and parasitological investigation among food handlers in hotels in the Dead Sea area, Jordan

 


Muna Abdel-Dayem, Renad Al Zou'bi, Rehan Bani Hani, Zuhair Sami Amr
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 377 - 380

Clinical analysis of Enterobacter bacteremia in pediatric patients: A 10-year study 


Hui-Lan Chen, Jen-Her Lu, Hsin-Hui Wang, Shu-Jen Chen, Chun-Jen Chen, Keh-Gong Wu, Ren-Bin Tang
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 381 - 386

A multicenter surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Serratia marcescens in Taiwan 


Bo-Huang Liou, Ruay-Wang Duh, Yi-Tsung Lin, Tsai-Ling Yang Lauderdale, Chang-Phone Fung, Taiwan Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (TSAR) Hospitals
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 387 - 393

Burkholderia pseudomallei infection induces the expression of apoptosis-related genes and proteins in mouse macrophages 


You-Cheng Hseu, Jia-Chuen Sung, Bao-Sen Shieh, Ssu Ching Chen
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 394 - 398

Rise of community-onset urinary tract infection caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in children 


Nai-Chia Fan, Hsin-Hang Chen, Chyi-Liang Chen, Liang-Shiou Ou, Tzou-Yien Lin, Ming-Han Tsai, Cheng-Hsun Chiu
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 399 - 405

Synergy of imipenem/colistin methanesulfonate combinations against imipenem-nonsusceptible multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii 


Hsieh-Shong Leu, Jung-Jr Ye, Ming-Hsun Lee, Lin-Hui Su, Po-Yen Huang, Tsu-Lan Wu, Ching-Tai Huang
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 406 - 411

High prevalence of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in an asymptomatic Jordanian population 


Hesham M. Al-Younes
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 412 - 417

Incidence of human herpesvirus 6 in clinical samples from Swedish patients with demyelinating diseases 


Rasmus Gustafsson, Renate Reitsma, Annelie Strålfors, Andreas Lindholm, Rayomand Press, Anna Fogdell-Hahn
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 418 - 421

Lower initial central venous pressure in septic patients from long-term care facilities than in those from the community 


Chun-Yu Lin, Tun-Chieh Chen, Po-Liang Lu, Hui-Juan Chen, Kebba S. Bojang, Yen-Hsu Chen
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 422 - 428

Case Report

An 11-year and 10-month-old girl with purpura and chest pain 


Pei-Hsuan Chen, Bor-Luen Chiang, Meng-Yao Lu, Yao-Hsu Yang
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 438 - 440

Intestinal tuberculosis complicated with perforation during anti-tuberculous treatment in a 13-year-old girl with defective mitogen-induced IL-12 production 


Siu-Tong Law, Sin-Chuen Chiu, Kin Kong Li
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 441 - 446

Brief Communications

Clinical application of probiotics in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection—A brief review 


Ami Patel, Nihir Shah, J.B. Prajapati
Volume 47, Number 5, October 2014, Pages 429 - 437