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Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016

Microbacterium spp. as a cause of peritoneal-dialysis-related peritonitis in two patients 


Erlangga Yusuf, Ingrid Wybo, Karlien François, Lissa Pipeleers, Fedoua Echahidi, Lieve Covens, Denis Piérard
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 464 - 465

Cryptococcal meningitis complicated with a large abdominal cyst mimicking acute pancreatitis 


Chih-Hsun Lee, Kuo-Hsing Liao, Hsin-Ying Lin, Tai-Ngar Lui, Tsong-Yih Ou, Wen-Sen Lee
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 466 - 467

A cluster of Streptococcus suis meningitis in a family who traveled to Taiwan from Southern Vietnam 


Fu-Lun Chen, Po-Ren Hsueh, Tsong-Yih Ou, Tai-Chin Hsieh, Wen-Sen Lee
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 468 - 469

Review Article

Salmonella infective endocarditis 


Wan-Ling Cheng, Chia-Wen Li, Ming-Chi Li, Nan-Yao Lee, Ching-Chi Lee, Wen-Chien Ko
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 313 - 320

Original Articles

Molecular and epidemiological study of human parechovirus infections in Taiwan, 2007–2012 


Yuan-Pin Huang, Juo-Yu Hsieh, Ho-Sheng Wu, Jyh-Yuan Yang
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 321 - 328

Recombinant outer membrane protein A fragments protect against Escherichia coli meningitis


Wen-Shyang Hsieh, Yi-Yuan Yang, Hsin-Yi Yang, Yu-Shan Huang, Hsueh-Hsia Wu
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 329 - 334

Effect of the HBV whole-X gene on the expression of hepatocellular carcinoma associated proteins


Yu Zhang, Hongli Liu, Meiling Cui, Jinfeng Liu, Ruitian Yi, Yinghua Niu, Tianyan Chen, Yingren Zhao
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 335 - 343

Interleukin-4 and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor mediates the upregulation of soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 in RAW264.7 cells—a process in which p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling has an important role 


Lin Xia, Zhaogang Dong, Yun Zhang, Xiaoying Zhang, Xiaobin Song, Mingxia Sun, Yingwei Hu, Shaohua Liu, Ketao Wang, Xun Qu, Fengcai Wei
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 344 - 351

Immune response against M protein-conserved region peptides from prevalent group A Streptococcus in a North Indian population 


Varun K. Gupta, Sasank Sekhar, Vanita Dhanda, Devinder Toor, Rajesh Kumar, Anuradha Chakraborti
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 352 - 358

Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in female outpatients, 2009–2013 


Qing-Yong Wang, Rong-Hai Li, Lu-Qing Zheng, Xiao-Hong Shang
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 359 - 362

Concomitant genotyping revealed diverse spreading between methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in central Taiwan
 


Cheng-Mao Ho, Chien-Yu Lin, Mao-Wang Ho, Hsiao-Chuan Lin, Ching-Tien Peng, Jang-Jih Lu
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 363 - 370

Risk factors and clinical outcome of sulbactam nonsusceptibility in monomicrobial Acinetobacter nosocomialis bacteremia 


Hsin-Hao Lai, Bo-Huang Liou, Yea-Yuan Chang, Shu-Chen Kuo, Yi-Tzu Lee, Te-Li Chen, Chang-Phone Fung
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 371 - 377

Comparisons between patients with trimethoprim–sulfamethoxazole-susceptible and trimethoprim–sulfamethoxazole-resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia monomicrobial bacteremia: A 10-year retrospective study 


Ching-Hsun Wang, Jung-Chung Lin, Hsin-An Lin, Feng-Yee Chang, Ning-Chi Wang, Sheng-Kang Chiu, Te-Yu Lin, Ya-Sung Yang, Li-Ping Kan, Chin-Hsuan Yang, Ming-Chin Chan, Kuo-Ming Yeh
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 378 - 386

Risk factors associated with severe influenza virus infections in hospitalized children during the 2013 to 2014 season
 


Hsuan-Yin Ma, Jhong-Lin Wu, Chun-Yi Lu, Jong-Min Chen, Ping-Ing Lee, Luan-Yin Chang, Li-Min Huang
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 387 - 393

RNA polymerase B subunit gene mutations in biofilm-embedded methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus following rifampin treatment 


Hung-Jen Tang, Chih-Cheng Lai, Po-Ren Hsueh, Chi-Chung Chen, Kuan-Ying Wu, Yi-Chung Lin, Chun-Cheng Zhang, Tzu-Chieh Weng, Yu-Hsin Chiu, Han-Siong Toh, Shyh-Ren Chiang, Wen-Liang Yu, Wen-Chien Ko, Yin-Ching Chuang
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 394 - 401

Persistent improper upregulation of Th17 and TReg cells in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis 


Shun-An Wu, Kuo-Wei Yeh, Wen-I Lee, Tsung-Chieh Yao, Jing-Long Huang
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 402 - 408

Tacrolimus suppresses atopic dermatitis-associated cytokines and chemokines in monocytes 


Kai-Ting Chang, Hugo You-Hsien Lin, Chang-Hung Kuo, Chih-Hsing Hung
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 409 - 416

Time to positivity in blood cultures of adults with nontyphoidal Salmonella bacteremia 


Hui-Wen Lin, Hsin-Sui Hsu, Yu-Tsung Huang, Chia-Jui Yang, Meng-Shiuan Hsu, Chun-Hsing Liao
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 417 - 423

Correlation between levofloxacin consumption and the incidence of nosocomial infections due to fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli 


Hui-Hsiu Wu, Hsin-Yi Liu, Yi-Chun Lin, Po-Ren Hsueh, Yuarn-Jang Lee
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 424 - 429

Risk factors of late-onset neonatal sepsis in Taiwan: A matched case-control study 


Yin-Hsiang Kung, Yi-Fan Hsieh, Yi-Hao Weng, Rey-In Lien, Jian Luo, Yuan Wang, Yhu-Chering Huang, Chyi-Liang Chen, Chih-Jung Chen
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 430 - 435

Case Report

Bacillus cereus septicemia in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A case report and review of the literature 


Ya-Ling Chou, Shin-Nan Cheng, Kao-Hsian Hsieh, Chih-Chien Wang, Shyi-Jou Chen, Wen-Tsung Lo
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 448 - 451

Leclercia adecarboxylata bacteremia in a patient with long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 


Shio-Shin Jean, Wen-Sen Lee, Kuan-Jen Bai, Carlos Lam, Chin-Wang Hsu, Ray-Jade Chen, Po-Ren Hsueh
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 452 - 454

Isolated tuberculous liver abscess in an immunocompetent adult patient: A case report and literature review 


Tsung-Chia Chen, Ling-Tai Chou, Chen-Cheng Huang, An-Bang Lai, Jen-Hsien Wang
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 455 - 458

Anti-IgE therapy for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis


Tetsuya Homma, Masatsugu Kurokawa, Satoshi Matsukura, Munehiro Yamaguchi, Mitsuru Adachi
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 459 - 463

Brief Communications

SNP rs4331426 in 18q11.2 is associated with susceptibility to tuberculosis among female Han Taiwanese 


Shih-Wei Lee, Chia-Yin Lin, Tzu-Yi Chuang, Hsiu-Han Huang, Yung-Hsi Kao, Lawrence Shih-Hsin Wu
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 436 - 438

Second-line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance and its genetic determinants in multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates 


Zofia Bakuła, Agnieszka Napiórkowska, Michał Kamiński, Ewa Augustynowicz-Kopeć, Zofia Zwolska, Jacek Bielecki, Tomasz Jagielsk
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 439 - 444

Isolation and quantitation of Clostridium difficile in aqueous and fecal matter using two types of selective media 


Seth T. Housman, Mary Anne Banevicius, Lucinda M. Lamb, David P. Nicolau
Volume 49, Number 3, June 2016, Pages 445 - 447