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Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015

Original Articles

Phylogenetic analysis and development of an immunofluorescence assay for untypeable strains of coxsackievirus B3 


Yuan-Pin Huang, Tsuey-Li Lin, Yu-Ju Chen, Chiu-Chu Hsu, Ting-Han Lin, Ho-Sheng Wu
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 447 - 454

Virulence factors of uropathogenic Escherichia coli of urinary tract infections and asymptomatic bacteriuria in children 


Ki Wook Yun, Hak Young Kim, Hee Kuk Park, Wonyong Kim, In Seok Lim
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 455 - 461

Correlation of virulence genes to clinical manifestations and outcome in patients with Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis bacteremia 


Chia-Ta Tsai, Chih-Yu Chi, Cheng-Mao Ho, Po-Chang Lin, Chia-Hui Chou, Jen-Hsien Wang, Jui-Hsing Wang, Hsiao-Chuan Lin, Ni Tien, Kuo-Hsi Lin, Mao-Wang Ho, Jang-Jih Lu
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 462 - 468

Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for bloodstream infection mortality of patients visiting the emergency department based on predisposition, infection, response, and organ dysfunction concept 


Chun-Fu Yeh, Kuan-Fu Chen, Jung-Jr Ye, Ching-Tai Huang
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 469 - 477

Drug susceptibility and treatment response of common urinary tract infection pathogens in children 


Pei-Chun Chen, Luan-Yin Chang, Chun-Yi Lu, Pei-Lan Shao, I-Jung Tsai, Yong-Kwei Tsau, Ping-Ing Lee, Jong-Ming Chen, Po-Ren Hsueh, Li-Min Huang
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 478 - 483

Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by a newly developed dry reagent-based polymerase chain reaction assay 


Hassanain Al-Talib, Chan Yean Yean, Alyaa Al-Khateeb, Habsah Hasan, Manickam Ravichandran
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 484 - 490

Clinical manifestations of Clostridium difficile infection in a medical center in Taiwan 


Chih-Cheng Lai, Sheng-Hsiang Lin, Che-Kim Tan, Chun-Hsing Liao, Yu-Tsung Huang, Po-Ren Hsueh
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 491 - 496

Prognostic values of a combination of intervals between respiratory illness and onset of neurological symptoms and elevated serum IgM titers in Mycoplasma pneumoniae encephalopathy 


Chih-Fen Hu, Chih-Chien Wang, Shyi-Jou Chen, Cherng-Lih Perng, Hsin-Yi Yang, Hueng-Chuen Fan
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 497 - 502

Childhood tuberculosis in southern Taiwan, with emphasis on central nervous system complications 


Yu-Hao Cho, Tzong-Shiann Ho, Shih-Min Wang, Ching-Fen Shen, Po-Kai Chuang, Ching-Chuan Liu
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 503 - 511

Elevated cerebrospinal fluid nitrite level in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with neurosyphilis
 


Yu-Jung Cheng, Hung-Chin Tsai, Shin-Yu Y, Cheng-Len Sy, Kuan-Sheng Wu, Jui-Kuang Chen, Susan Shin-Jung Lee, Yao-Shen Chen
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 512 - 517

Clinical characteristics of children and adults hospitalized for influenza virus infection 


Chiang-Hsiang Leung, Hsiang-Kuang Tseng, Wei-Sheng Wang, Hsiu-Tzy Chiang, Alice Ying-Jung Wu, Chang-Pan Liu
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 518 - 525

Associated factors with and genotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among clients seeking voluntary counseling and testing for HIV infection in Taiwan 


Chia-Jui Yang, Shu-Ying Li, Sui-Yuan Chang, Pei-Ying Wu, Mei-Huei Liao, Wen-Chun Liu, Hsiu Wu, Cheng-Hsin Wu, Hsin-Yun Sun, Chien-Ching Hung
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 526 - 532

Associated factors with syphilis among human immunodeficiency virus-infected men who have sex with men in Taiwan in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy 


Yi-Hsin Chang, Wen-Chun Liu, Sui-Yuan Chang, Bing-Ru Wu, Pei-Ying Wu, Mao-Song Tsai, Chien-Ching Hung, Chih-Yin Lew-Ting
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 533 - 541

Case Report

Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Exophiala jeanselmei 


Yu-Chuan Chen, Yu-Chieh Su, Chen-Chi Tsai, Ning-Sheng Lai, Kou-Sheng Fan, Keng-Chang Liu
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 546 - 549

Recurrent abdominal pain as the presentation of tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS) in an Asian girl: A case report and review of the literature 


Yun-Ju Chen, Hsin-Hui Yu, Yao-Hsu Yang, Yu-Lung Lau, Wen-I Lee, Bor-Luen Chiang
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 550 - 554

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus necrotizing pneumonia in a healthy neonate 


Wai Ho Lim, Reyin Lien, Yhu-Chering Huang, Wen Jen Lee, Jing Yao Lai
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 555 - 557

Brief Communications

A report on the first outbreak of a single clone group A Streptococcus (emm-type 89) tonsillopharyngitis in China 


Ying-Mei Liu, Jian-Zhong Zhao, Bin-Bin Li, Jun-Yong Yang, Xiao-Gen Dong, Jian-Jun Zhang, Bin Cao
Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015, Pages 542 - 545