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Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018

An infant with Klebsiella oxytoca septic arthritis 


Olof Hertting, Ola Gremark, Owe Källman, Linda Guler, Jonas Bergström
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 153 - 154

Clostridium tetani bacteremia in a patient with cirrhosis following transarterial chemoembolization treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma 


Chih-Cheng Lai, Chi-Chung Chen, Hui-Jine Hsu, Yin-Ching Chuang, Hung-Jen Tang
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 155 - 156

Corrigendum to “Comparison of the clinical efficacy between tigecycline plus extended-infusion imipenem and sulbactam plus imipenem against ventilator-associated pneumonia with pneumonic extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia, and correlation of clinical efficacy with in vitro synergy tests” [J Microbiol Immunol Infect (2015) 924–933] 


Shio-Shin Jean, Tai-Chin Hsieh, Chin-Wan Hsu, Wen-Sen Lee, Kuan-Jen Bai, Carlos Lam
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 157 - 157

Review Article

2016 guidelines for the use of antifungal agents in patients with invasive fungal diseases in Taiwan 


Hsiang-Chi Kung, Po-Yen Huang, Wei-Ting Chen, Bor-Sheng Ko, Yee-Chun Chen, Shan-Chwen Chang, Yin-Ching Chuang on behalf of The Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan, Medical Foundation in Memory of Dr. Deh-Lin Cheng, Foundation of Professor Wei-Chuan Hsieh for Infectious Diseases Research and Education, CY Lee's Research Foundation for Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Vaccines
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 1 - 17

Original Articles

Effects of montelukast on M2-related cytokine and chemokine in M2 macrophages 


Yi-Ching Lin, Ming-Yii Huang, Min-Sheng Lee, Chong-Chao Hsieh, Hsuan-Fu Kuo, Chang-Hung Kuo, Chih-Hsing Hung
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 18 - 26

The blood lipid regulation of Monascus-produced monascin and ankaflavin via the suppression of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol assembly and stimulation of apolipoprotein A1 expression in the liver 


Chun-Lin Lee, Ja-Yan Wen, Ya-Wen Hsu, Tzu-Ming Pan
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 27 - 37

Incidence and risk factors of herpes zoster in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients initiating combination antiretroviral therapy in Taiwan 


Yi-Chieh Lee, Chien-Ching Hung, Mao-Song Tsai, Jun-Yu Zhang, Pei-Ying Wu, Shang-Ping Yang, Yu-Zhen Luo, Hsi-Yen Chang, Wen-Chun Liu, Hsin-Yun Sun, Shan-Chwen Chang
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 38 - 44

Antimicrobial activity of biosilver nanoparticles produced by a novel Streptacidiphilus durhamensis strain 


Bogusław Buszewski, Viorica Railean-Plugaru, Paweł Pomastowski, Katarzyna Rafińska, Malgorzata Szultka-Mlynska, Patrycja Golinska, Magdalena Wypij, Dariusz Laskowski, Hanna Dahm
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 45 - 54

Effects of implementation of an online comprehensive antimicrobial-stewardship program in ICUs: A longitudinal study 


I-Ling Chen, Chen-Hsiang Lee, Li-Hsiang Su, Yu-Chin Lily Wang, Jien-Wei Liu
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 55 - 63

Influence of ethanol concentration in the phagocytic function of neutrophils against Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in an experimental model 


Chun-Hsiang Chiu, Ying-Chuan Wang, Kuo-Ming Yeh, Jung-Chung Lin, L.K. Siu, Feng-Yee Chang
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 64 - 69

Enhanced efficacy of imipenem-colistin combination therapy against multiple-drug-resistant Enterobacter cloacae: in vitro activity and a Galleria mellonella model


Haifei Yang, Guosheng Chen, Lifen Hu, Yanyan Liu, Jun Cheng, Ying Ye, Jiabin Li
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 70 - 75

In vitro and in vivo antibacterial activity of tigecycline against Vibrio vulnificus 


Hung-Jen Tang, Chi-Chung Chen, Chih-Cheng Lai, 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 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 76 - 81

Testicular infection in brucellosis: Report of 34 cases 


Mile Bosilkovski, Viktor Kamiloski, Silvana Miskova, Danco Balalovski, Vesna Kotevska, Mile Petrovski
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 82 - 87

Resistance to first- and second-line antituberculosis drugs in Southern Taiwan: Implications for empirical treatment 


Cheng-Yu Kuo, Wen-Hung Wang, Chung-Hao Huang, Yen-Hsu Chen, Po-Liang Lu
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 88 - 93

Infection by the nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis induces differential expression of miRNAs in mouse brain 


Ze-Xun Mo, Jin-Qiang Guo, Dan She, Xin Zhang, Santhosh Puthiyakunnon, Xiao-Guang Chen, Zhong-Dao Wu, Jyh-Wei Shin, Li-Wang Cui, Hua Li
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 94 - 102

Schistosomiasis knowledge, attitude, practices, and associated factors among primary school children in the Siphofaneni area in the Lowveld of Swaziland 


Thokozani S.B. Maseko, Nkosazana R. Mkhonta, Sakhile K.S. Masuku, Sabelo V. Dlamini, Chia-Kwung Fan
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 103 - 109

Correlation between disease activity of pediatric-onset systemic lupus erythematosus and level of vitamin D in Taiwan: A case–cohort study 


Ting-Chun Lin, Jhong-Yong Wu, Ming-Ling Kuo, Liang-Shiou Ou, Kuo-Wei Yeh, Jing-Long Huang
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 110 - 114

Description and plasmid characterization of the qnrD determinant in Proteeae in Wenzhou, Southern China 


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Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 115 - 122

Characteristics comparisons of bacteremia in allogeneic and autologous hematopoietic stem cell-transplant recipients with levofloxacin prophylaxis and influence on resistant bacteria emergence 


Ming-Shen Dai, Ping-Ying Chang, Yi-Ying Wu, Jung-Chung Lin
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 123 - 131

Regulatory elements of stx2 gene and the expression level of Shiga-like toxin 2 in Escherichia coli O157:H7 


I Wayan Suardana, Komang Januartha Putra Pinatih, Dyah Ayu Widiasih, Wayan Tunas Artama, Widya Asmara, Budi Setiadi Daryono
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 132 - 140

Brief Communications

High-level ambient particulate matter before influenza attack with increased incidence of Aspergillus antigenemia in Southern Taiwan, 2016 


Wen-Liang Yu, Wei-Lun Liu, Khee-Siang Chan, Chun-Chieh Yang, Che-Kim Tan, Chi-Lun Tsai, Chin-Ming Chen, Yin-Ching Chuang
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 141 - 147

Impact of reduced tigecycline susceptibility on clinical outcomes of Acinetobacter bacteremia 


Yea-Yuan Chang, Yuag-Meng Liu, Chang-Pan Liu, Shu-Chen Kuo, Te-Li Chen, the ACTION study group
Volume 51, Number 1, February 2018, Pages 148 - 152