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Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016

Strongyloides stercoralis disseminated infection in a patient misdiagnosed with chronic asthmatic bronchitis 


Yang Wang, Yi Ma, Ying Xu, Bin Zhu, Hongqian Guo
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 154 - 156

Nontyphoidal Salmonella urinary tract infection among elderly patients 


Hung-Jen Tang, Chien-Ming Chao
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 157 - 158

Shewanella putrefaciens bacteremia in a uremic patient receiving hemodialysis 


Wen-Sen Lee, Tsong-Yih Ou, Fu-Lun Chen, Chin-Wang Hsu, Shio-Shin Jean
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 159 - 160

Review Article

Intravenous immunoglobulin, pharmacogenomics, and Kawasaki disease 


Ho-Chang Kuo, Yu-Wen Hsu, Mei-Shin Wu, Shu-Chen Chien, Shih-Feng Liu, Wei-Chiao Chang
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 1 - 7

Original Articles

Anti-quorum sensing activity of flavonoid-rich fraction from Centella asiatica L. against Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 


H.S. Vasavi, A.B. Arun, P.D. Rekha
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 8 - 15

Oral intake of Lactobacillus rhamnosus M21 enhances the survival rate of mice lethally infected with influenza virus 


Jeong Ah Song, Hee Joo Kim, Seong Keun Hong, Dong Hoon Lee, Sang Won Lee, Chang Seon Song, Ki Taek Kim, In Soo Choi, Joong Bok Lee, Seung Yong Park
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 16 - 23

Immunization with antigenic extracts of Leishmania associated with Montanide ISA 763 adjuvant induces partial protection in BALB/c mice against Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis infection 


Diego Esteban Cargnelutti, María Cristina Salomón, Verónica Celedon, María Fernanda García Bustos, Gastón Morea, Fernando Darío Cuello-Carrión, Eduardo Alberto Scodeller
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 24 - 32

Erythromycin resistance features and biofilm formation affected by subinhibitory erythromycin in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus epidermidis 


Hong-Jing He, Feng-Jun Sun, Qian Wang, Yao Liu, Li-Rong Xiong, Pei-Yuan Xia
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 33 - 40

Development of ceftriaxone resistance in Salmonella enterica serotype Oranienburg during therapy for bacteremia 


Wei-Chiun Yang, Oi-Wa Chan, Tsu-Lan Wu, Chyi-Liang Chen, Lin-Hui Su, Cheng-Hsun Chiu
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 41 - 45

Estimating the cost-effectiveness of linezolid for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nosocomial pneumonia in Taiwan 


Po-Chang Lin, Bruce C.M. Wang, Richard Kim, Andrew Magyar, Chung-Chih Lai, Ya-Wen Yang, Yhu-Chering Huang
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 46 - 51

Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Taiwan: Prevalence, risk factors, and impact on outcome of infections 


Kuan-Yin Lin, Tsai-Ling Lauderdale, Jann-Tay Wang, Shan-Chwen Chang
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 52 - 59

Evaluation of a modified direct agar proportion method for testing susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from MGIT samples 


Fang-Lan Yu, Jau-Ching Lee, Mei-Shiang Wang, Han-Lin Hsu, Tzu-Ting Chen, Chia-Ling Cheng, Yi-Yuan Yang, Giueng-Chueng Wang, Ming-Chih Yu
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 60 - 65

Threshold of galactomannan antigenemia positivity for early diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in neutropenic children 


Veronique Dinand, Madasu Anjan, Jaswinder Kaur Oberoi, Shilpi Khanna, Satya Prakash Yadav, Chand Wattal, Anupam Sachdeva
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 66 - 73

Effects of various antimicrobial stewardship programs on antimicrobial usage and resistance among common gram-negative bacilli causing health care-associated infections: A multicenter comparison 


Chung-Chih Lai, Zhi-Yuan Shi, Yen-Hsu Chen, Fu-Der Wang
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 74 - 82

Quantification and comparison of virulence and characteristics of different variants of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates from Taiwan and the United States 


Tsung-Ta Chiang, Ya-Sung Yang, Kuo-Ming Yeh, Sun-Kang Chiu, Ning-Chi Wang, Te-Yu Lin, Li-Yueh Huang, Feng-Yee Chang, L.K. Siu, Jung-Chung Lin, Jiun-Han Chen
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 83 - 90

Anti-ST2 monoclonal antibody inhibits eosinophil infiltration in Angiostrongylus cantonensis-infected mice 


Chih-Cheng Chuang, Chi-Wu Chen, Yu-Tzu Huang, Wen-Yuan Du
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 91 - 96

Establishment of a new immunological method for direct detection of Mycobacterium in solution 


Sepideh Hamzehlou, Mohammad M. Farajollahi
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 97 - 103

Investigations of kanuka and manuka essential oils for in vitro treatment of disease and cellular inflammation caused by infectious microorganisms 


Chien-Chia Chen, Sui-Hing Yan, Muh-Yong Yen, Pei-Fang Wu, Wei-Ting Liao, Tsi-Shu Huang, Zhi-Hong Wen, Hui-Min David Wang
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 104 - 111

Correlation of ovalbumin of egg white components with allergic diseases in children 


Yang-Te Lin, Chih-Te Wu, Jing-Long Huang, Ju-Hui Cheng, Kuo-Wei Yeh
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 112 - 118

Case Report

Tigecycline therapy for bacteremia and aortitis caused by Salmonella enterica serotype Choleraesuis: A case report 


Hung-Jen Tang, Chi-Chung Chen, Wen-Chien Ko
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 131 - 133

Erythema nodosum associated with Staphylococcus xylosus septicemia 


Nicola Giordano, Claudio Corallo, Clelia Miracco, Panagiotis Papakostas, Antonio Montella, Natale Figura, Ranuccio Nuti
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 134 - 137

Tigecycline salvage therapy for necrotizing fasciitis caused by Vibrio vulnificus: Case report in a child 


Yu-San Lin, Min-Hsiang Hung, Chi-Chung Chen, Kuo-Feng Huang, Wen-Chien Ko, Hung-Jen Tang
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 138 - 141

Emergence of a strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with decreased susceptibility to vancomycin 7 months after treatment with glycopeptide antibiotics 


Cheng Len Sy, Susan Shin-Jung Lee, Kuan-Sheng Wu, Hung-Chin Tsai, Yung-Ching Liu, Yao-Shen Chen
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 142 - 145

Trichosporon asahii sepsis in a patient with pediatric malignancy 


Aslinur Ozkaya-Parlakay, Eda Karadag-Oncel, Ali Bulent Cengiz, Ates Kara, Atilla Yigit, Safak Gucer, Deniz Gur
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 146 - 149

Selective IgM deficiency in an adult presenting with Streptococcus pneumoniae septic arthritis 


Angsana Phuphuakrat, Pintip Ngamjanyaporn, Kanokrat Nantiruj, Voravich Luangwedchakarn, Kumthorn Malathum
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 150 - 153

Brief Communications

Aggregatibacter aphrophilus brain abscess secondary to primary tooth extraction: Case report and literature review 


Sofia Maraki, Ioannis S. Papadakis, Efkleidis Chronakis, Dimitrios Panagopoulos, Antonis Vakis
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 119 - 122

Prevalence of aminoglycoside modifying enzyme and 16S ribosomal RNA methylase genes among aminoglycoside-resistant Escherichia coli isolates 


Pak-Leung Ho, Lai-Ming Leung, Kin-Hung Chow, Eileen L. Lai, Wai-U. Lo, Tak-Keung Ng
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 123 - 126

Severe macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia associated with macrolide failure 


Kai-Ning Cheong, Susan S. Chiu, Betsy Wai-Ka Chan, Kelvin Kai-Wang To, Eunice Lai-Yin Chan, Pak-Leung Ho
Volume 49, Number 1, February 2016, Pages 127 - 130