Volume 49, Number 6, December 2016

Review Article

Coexisting cytomegalovirus infection in immunocompetent patients with Clostridium difficile colitis 


Khee-Siang Chan, Wen-Ying Lee, Wen-Liang Yu

Original Articles

Oxygen-dependent phenotypic variation in group A streptococcus 


Chuan Chiang-Ni, Siao-Ying Nian, Jiunn-Jong Wu, Chih-Jung Chen

Recombinant OmpA protein fragments mediate interleukin-17 regulation to prevent Escherichia coli meningitis 


Wen-Shyang Hsieh, Yi-Yuan Yang, Pei-Hsuan Lin, Chia-Chih Chang, Hsueh-Hsia Wu

Heterologous expression of carcinoembryonic antigen in Lactococcus lactis via LcsB-mediated surface displaying system for oral vaccine development 


Xiaowei Zhang, Shumin Hu, Xue Du, Tiejun Li, Lanlan Han, Jian Kong

Mycobacterium tuberculosis EspB protein suppresses interferon-γ-induced autophagy in murine macrophages 


DanDan Huang, Lang Bao

Comparison of vanA gene mRNA levels between vancomycin-resistant Enterococci presenting the VanA or VanB phenotype with identical Tn1546-like elements 


Hong Shen, Yingmei Liu, Jiuxin Qu, Bin Cao

Impact of IL-22 gene polymorphism on human immunodeficiency virus infection in Han Chinese patients 


Jun Hu, Yi Li, Lin Chen, Zhengrong Yang, Guanglu Zhao, Yushu Wang, Jinquan Cheng, Jin Zhao, Ying Peng

Polymorphisms of EHF-ELF5 genomic region and its association with pediatric asthma in the Taiwanese population 


Jiu-Yao Wang, Shyh-Dar Shyur, Frada Wei-Sam Lam, Lawrence Shih-Hsin Wu

Emergence of oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus lugdunensis carrying staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec type V in central Taiwan 


Ting-Yu Yen, Yun-Ju Sung, Hsiao-Chuan Lin, Ching-Tien Peng, Ni Tien, Kao-Pin Hwang, Jang-Jih Lu

Fluoroquinolone-resistant and extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli from the milk of cows with clinical mastitis in Southern Taiwan 


Yaochi Su, Chang-You Yu, Yilin Tsai, Shao-Hung Wang, Chihan Lee, Chishih Chu

Clonal dissemination of invasive and colonizing clonal complex 1 of serotype VI group B Streptococcus in central Taiwan 


Hsiao-Chuan Lin, Chao-Jung Chen, Kai-Hung Chiang, Ting-Yu Yen, Cheng-Mao Ho, Kao-Pin Hwang, Bai-Horng Su, Hung-Chih Lin, Tsai-Chung Li, Jang-Jih Lu

Rapid and sensitive detection of carbapenemase activity in Acinetobacter baumannii using superficially porous liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry 


Huei-Ru Lin, Anren Hu, Meng-Jiun Lai, Chih-Wei Chiang, Chao-Chuan Liao, Kai-Chih Chang

In vitro activity of aminoglycosides against clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii complex and other nonfermentative Gram-negative bacilli causing healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in Taiwan 


Jyh-You Liu, Fu-Der Wang, Mao-Wang Ho, Chen-Hsiang Lee, Jien-Wei Liu, Jann-Tay Wang, Wang-Huei Sheng, Po-Ren Hseuh, Shan-Chwen Chang

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 


Shio-Shin Jean, Tai-Chin Hsieh, Chin-Wan Hsu, Wen-Sen Lee, Kuan-Jen Bai, Carlos Lam

Risk factors of mortality in patients with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia 


Chang-Pan Liu, Shou-Chuan Shih, Nai-Yu Wang, Alice Y. Wu, Fang-Ju Sun, Shan-Fan Chow, Te-Li Chen, Tsong-Rong Yan

Associated factors and clinical implications of serum aminotransferase elevation in scrub typhus 


Tung-Hung Su, Chun-Jen Liu, Pei-Yun Shu, Yang-Hsien Fu, Chi-Hsien Chang, Ping Jao, Jia-Horng Kao

Pseudo-outbreak of rotavirus infection in a neonatal intensive care unit 


Boon Fatt Tan, Yee-Chun Chen, Chun-Nan Lee, Luan-Yin Chang, Wu-Shiun Hsieh, Po-Nien Tsao, Ying-Chieh Liu, Mei-Ling Chen, Shu-Yuan Ho, Chun-Yi Lu, Li-Min Huang

Postcesarean section wound infection caused by Mycobacterium massiliense 


Ting-Shu Wu, Chih-Hsun Yang, Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, An-Shine Chao, Hsieh-Shong Leu, Tsu-Lan Wu, Chun-Sui Lin, David E. Griffith, Cheng-Hsun Chiu

Emergence of tigecycline- and carbapenem-nonsusceptible Klebsiella pneumoniae ST11 clone in patients without exposure to tigecycline 


Zi-Ke Sheng, Weixia Wang, Qinglan Guo, Xiaogang Xu, Minghua Wang, Yang Yang, Minggui Wang

Rates of susceptibility of carbapenems, ceftobiprole, and colistin against clinically important bacteria collected from intensive care units in 2007: Results from the Surveillance of Multicenter Antimicrobial Resistance in Taiwan (SMART) 


Shio-Shin Jean, Wen-Sen Lee, Kwok-Woon Yu, Chun-Hsing Liao, Chin-Wang Hsu, Feng-Yi Chang, Wen-Chien Ko, Ray-Jade Chen, Jiunn-Jong Wu, Yen-Hsu Chen, Yao-Shen Chen, Jien-Wei Liu, Min-Chi Lu, Carlos Lam, Cheng-Yi Liu, Po-Ren Hsueh

Brief Communications

Anti-Mycobacterium tuberculosis activity of antituberculosis drugs and amoxicillin/clavulanate combination
 


Aline Daniele Furlan Pagliotto, Katiany Rizzieri Caleffi-Ferracioli, Mariana Aparecida Lopes, Vanessa Pietrowski Baldin, Clarice Queico Fujimura Leite, Fernando RogĂ©rio Pavan, Regiane Bertin de Lima Scodro, Vera LĂșcia Dias Siqueira, Rosilene Fressatti Cardoso

Suppressor of cytokine signaling-1 and chemokine (C-X-C Motif) receptor 3 expressions are associated with caseous necrosis in granulomas from patients with tuberculous lymphadenitis 


Kiran I. Masood, Shahid Pervez, Martin E. Rottenberg, Beena Umar, Zahra Hasan

Quantitative study on the effect of calcium and magnesium palmitate on the formation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm 


Ashwin Kannan, Subbalakshmi Latha Karumanchi, Subramaniam Ramalingam, Pennathur Gautam

Persistent Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in ambulatory human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in Nigeria: Risk factors and molecular features 


Adesola Olufunmilayo Olalekan, Samuel Sunday Taiwo, Stella Ifeanyi Smith, Adebayo Osagie Shittu, Deboye Oriade Kolawole, Frieder Schaumburg

Corrigendum

Corrigendum to “Septic pulmonary and cerebral embolism caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a healthy child” [J Microbiol Immunol Infect 49(5) (2016) 826–827] 


Kao-Hsian Hsieh, Ya-Ling Chou, Wen-Tsung Lo, Shyi-Jou Chen, Chih-Chien Wang

Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii mediastinitis after aortic graft implantation successfully treated by adjunctive gentian violet irrigation and antibiotic combination therapy 


Shao-Jung Li, Chung-Wen Chang, Fu-Lun Chen, Tsong-Yih Ou, Wen-Sen Lee