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Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016

Diagnostic role of an oligonucleotide array in a heart transplantation patient with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis 


Ming-Chi Li, Tsung-Chain Chang, Chi-Jung Wu, Chwan-Yau Luo, Wen-Chien Ko
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 817 - 818

Bacillus licheniformis as a cause of a deep skin abscess in a 5-year-old girl: An exceptional case following a plant thorn injury 


José Ramón Yuste, Sally Edita Franco, Carlos Sanders, Sebastián Cruz, Marcelo Ernesto Fernández-Rivero, Gonzalo Mora
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 819 - 820

Isolation of Escherichia coli harboring blaNDM-5 from fresh fish in India 


Asem Sanjit Singh, Manjusha Lekshmi, Binaya Bhusan Nayak, Sanath Hirekudel Kumar
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 822 - 823

First case report of Nocardia brasiliensis infection causing necrotizing fasciitis in an immunocompetent patient 


Yung-Cheng Lin, Zheng-Yi Huang, Jun-Ren Sun, Ching-Mei Yu, Ching-Hsun Wang
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 824 - 825

Septic pulmonary and cerebral embolism caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a healthy child 


Kao-Hsian Hsieh, Ya-Ling Chou, Wen-Tsung Lo, Shyi-Jou Chen, Chih-Chien Wang
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 826 - 827

Original Articles

Effects of immunomodulatory supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus on airway inflammation in a mouse asthma model 


Chia-Ta Wu, Peng-Jung Chen, Yu-Tzu Lee, Jiunn-Liang Ko, Ko-Haung Lue
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 625 - 635

Cholesterol glucosylation by Helicobacter pylori delays internalization and arrests phagosome maturation in macrophages 


Shin-Yi Du, Hung-Jung Wang, Hsin-Hung Cheng, Sheng-De Chen, Lily Hui-Ching Wang, Wen-Ching Wang
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 636 - 645

Epidemiology and clinical outcome of pyogenic liver abscess: an analysis from the National Health Insurance Research Database of Taiwan, 2000–2011 


Yung-Chun Chen, Ching-Heng Lin, Shih-Ni Chang, Zhi-Yuan Shi
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 646 - 653

Risk factors for slowly resolving pneumonia in the intensive care unit 


Meiling Li, Jialin Liu, Ruoming Tan, Zhaojun Liu, Jianyong Yin, Hongping Qu
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 654 - 662

Clinical outcomes of septic patients with diabetic ketoacidosis between 2004 and 2013 in a tertiary hospital in Taiwan 


Yu-Chen Cheng, Chung-Hao Huang, Wei-Ru Lin, Po-Liang Lu, Ko Chang, Jih-Jin Tsai, Kebba S. Bojang, Chun-Yu Lin, Yen-Hsu Chen
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 663 - 671

Genetically diverse serotypes III and VI substitute major clonal disseminated serotypes Ib and V as prevalent serotypes of Streptococcus agalactiae from 2007 to 2012 


Ying-Hsiang Wang, Chih-Cheng Lu, Cherng-Hsun Chiu, Mei-Hei Wang, Tsung-Han Yang, Chishih Chu
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 672 - 678

Impact of revised susceptibility breakpoints on bacteremia of Klebsiella pneumoniae: Minimum inhibitory concentration of cefazolin and clinical outcomes 


Chia-Hui Chuang, Meei-Fang Liu, Chin-Fu Lin, Zhi-Yuan Shi
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 679 - 684

Community-onset bacteremia in kidney transplant recipients: The recipients fare well in terms of mortality and kidney injury 


Cong-Tat Cia, Ming-Ji Li, Chia-Wen Li, Nan-Yao Lee, Shen-Shin Chang, Ching-Chi Lee, Wen-Chien Ko
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 685 - 691

Molecular characterization of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. isolates in Mongolia 


Cheng-Yen Kao, Uuganbayar Udval, Yi-Ting Huang, Hsiu-Mei Wu, Ay-Huey Huang, Enkhbaatar Bolormaa, Jing-Jou Yan, Zorig Urangoo, Gunchin Batbaatar, Tulgaa Khosbayar, Jiunn-Jong Wu
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 692 - 700

Prevalence of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) and heterogeneous VISA among methicillin-resistant S. aureus with high vancomycin minimal inhibitory concentrations in Taiwan: A multicenter surveillance study, 2012–2013 


Sung-Hsi Huang, Yee-Chun Chen, Yin-Ching Chuang, Sheng-Kang Chiu, Chang-Phone Fung, Po-Liang Lu, Lih-Shinn Wang, Tsu-Lan Wu, Jann-Tay Wang
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 701 - 707

Changes in the six most common sequence types of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, including ST4378, identified by surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in northern Taiwan from 2006 to 2013 


Ching-Wai Cheng, Lan-Hui Li, Chen-Yi Su, Shu-Ying Li, Muh-Yong Yen
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 708 - 716

Treatment of recurrent complicated urinary tract infections in children with vesicoureteral reflux 


Tsung-Hua Wu, Fang-Liang Huang, Lin-Shien Fu, Chia-Man Chou, Ya-Li Chien, Chung-Ming Huang, Chin-Fu Lin, Po-Yen Chen
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 717 - 722

Analysis of clinical outcomes in pediatric bacterial meningitis focusing on patients without cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis 


Wen-Li Lin, Hsin Chi, Fu-Yuan Huang, Daniel Tsung-Ning Huang, Nan-Chang Chiu
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 723 - 728

Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection in persons with and without human immunodeficiency virus infection using two interferon-gamma release assays and tuberculin skin test in a low human immunodeficiency virus prevalence, intermediate tuberculosis-burden country 


Wei-Cheng Lin, Hsi-Hsun Lin, Susan Shin-Jung Lee, Cheng-Len Sy, Kuan-Sheng Wu, Jui-Kuang Chen, Hung-Chin Tsai, Yao-Shen Chen
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 729 - 736

Risk factors associated with death in patients with severe respiratory syncytial virus infection 


Yen-I Lee, Chun-Chih Peng, Nan-Chang Chiu, Daniel Tsung-Ning Huang, Fu-Yuan Huang, Hsin Chi
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 737 - 742

Hepatitis A virus seroepidemiology of elementary school children in New Taipei City in Taiwan 


Shih-Lun Tseng, Yu-Chia Hsieh, Ya-Ling Huang, Yu-Chiau Huang, Yung-Tai Hung, Yhu-Chering Huang
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 743 - 748

Identification of subclinical transmission of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus within an intensive care unit in Taiwan 


Sai-Cheong Lee, Chao-Wei Lee, Tsai-Chien Shih, Lai-Chu See, Chien-Ming Chu, Yu-Chih Liu
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 749 - 759

Risk of recurrent nontyphoid Salmonella bacteremia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with short-term secondary prophylaxis in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy 


Yu-Ju Chou, Hui-Wen Lin, Chia-Jui Yang, Mao-Yuan Chen, Wang-Huei Sheng, Wen-Chun Liu, Sui-Yuan Chang, Chien-Ching Hung, Po-Ren Hsueh, Shan-Chwen Chang
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 760 - 767

The impact of revised CLSI cefazolin breakpoints on the clinical outcomes of Escherichia coli bacteremia 


Kung-Ching Wang, Meei-Fang Liu, Chin-Fu Lin, Zhi-Yuan Shi
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 768 - 774

Quantitative analysis of tissue inflammation and responses to treatment in immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X-linked syndrome, and review of literature 


Chih-An Chen, Wan-Chen Chung, Yuan-Yow Chiou, Yao-Jong Yang, Yung-Chieh Lin, Hans D. Ochs, Chi-Chang Shieh
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 775 - 782

VDR and VDBP genes polymorphisms associated with susceptibility to tuberculosis in a Han Taiwanese population 


Shih-Wei Lee, Tzu-Yi Chuang, Hsiu-Han Huang, Chi-Wei Liu, Yung-Hsi Kao, Lawrence Shih-Hsin Wu
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 783 - 787

Myeloperoxidase genetic polymorphisms and susceptibility to Kawasaki disease in Taiwanese children 


Ken-Pen Weng, Kai-Sheng Hsieh, Shih-Hui Huang, Huang-Wei Wu, Jen-Hung Chien, Chu-Chuan Lin, Chia-Wan Tang, Shan-Fu Ou, Sin-Jhih Huang, Luo-Ping Ger
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 788 - 796

Case Report

Bilateral adrenal histoplasmosis in a man with chronic alcoholism 


Gulisa Turashvili, Kristopher S. Cunningham
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 797 - 798

A cluster of endophthalmitis caused by Mycobacterium abscessus after cataract surgery 


Jia-Horung Hung, Yi-Hsun Huang, Tsung-Chain Chang, Sung-Huei Tseng, Min-Hsiu Shih, Jiunn-Jong Wu, Fu-Chin Huang
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 799 - 803

Epidural abscess caused by Veillonella parvula: Case report and review of the literature 


Yen-Chun Chen, Ping-Hung Ko, Chang-Jen Yang, Yu-Chuan Chen, Chorng-Jang Lay, Chen-Chi Tsai, Min-Hong Hsieh
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 804 - 808

Diagnosis of Leishmania infection in a nonendemic area of South America 


Diego Esteban Cargnelutti, Carlos Guillermo Borremans, Rosa Lydia Tonelli, Liliana Carmen Carrizo, María Cristina Salomón
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 809 - 812

Cytokine profiles in Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis 


Motoko Yasutomi, Shintaro Okazaki, Ikue Hata, Akihiko Tanizawa, Soichi Tamamura, Mikiko Kawakita, Yusei Ohshima
Volume 49, Number 5, October 2016, Pages 813 - 816