Volume 51, Number 5, October 2018

Original Articles

Characterization of susceptibility variants of poliovirus grown in the presence of favipiravir 

Tohru Daikoku, Mineyuki Mizuguchi, Takayuki Obita, Takeshi Yokoyama, Yoshihiro Yoshida, Masaya Takemoto, Kimiyasu Shiraki

Inactivated Orf-virus shows disease modifying antiviral activity in a guinea pig model of genital herpesvirus infection 

Astrid Friebe, Angela Siegling, Olaf Weber

Routine CD4 monitoring in HIV patients with viral suppression: Is it really necessary? A Portuguese cohort 

Raquel Duro, Nuno Rocha-Pereira, Cristovão Figueiredo, Carmela Piñeiro, Cátia Caldas, Rosário Serrão, António Sarmento

Fungal immunomodulatory protein-fve could modulate airway remodel through by affect IL17 cytokine 

Yu-Tzu Lee, Chia-Ta Wu, Hai-Lun Sun, Jiunn-Liang Ko, Ko-Haung Lue

Association of EV71 3C polymorphisms with clinical severity

Hsuan-Yin Ma, Chun-Yi Lu, Kuo-Chien Tsao, Hsiu-Ming Shih, Ai-Ling Cheng, Li-Min Huang, Luan-Yin Chang

Clinical features and dynamic ordinary laboratory tests differentiating dengue fever from other febrile illnesses in children 

Chih-Ho Chen, Yi-Chuan Huang, Kuang-Che Kuo, Chung-Chen Li

Risk factors and outcomes for the acquisition of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacillus bacteremia: A retrospective propensity-matched case control study 

Shih-Wen Ting, Chen-Hsiang Lee, Jien-Wei Liu

Community-acquired bloodstream infections caused by Acinetobacter baumannii: A matched case–control study 

Chung-Ting Chen, Yung-Chih Wang, Shu-Chen Kuo, Fang-Huy Shih, Te-Li Chen, Chorng-Kuang How, Ya-Sung Yang, Yi-Tzu Lee

In vitro activity of aminoglycosides, clofazimine, d-cycloserine and dapsone against 83 Mycobacterium avium complex clinical isolates 

Chen-Cheng Huang, Ming-Feng Wu, Hui-Chen Chen, Wei-Chang Huang

Multimodal interventions for bundle implementation to decrease central line-associated bloodstream infections in adult intensive care units in a teaching hospital in Taiwan, 2009–2013 

Wu-Pu Lin, Yu-Ching Chang, Un-In Wu, Mei-Chuan Hung, Pao-Yu Chuang, Jann-Tay Wang, Wang-Huei Sheng, Yee-Chun Chen, Shan-Chwen Chang

Utility of a blood culture time to positivity-incorporated scoring model in predicting vascular infections in adults with nontyphoid Salmonella bacteremia 

Jr-Jiun Lin, Tzu-Hua Weng, Wen-Pin Tseng, Shang-Yu Chen, Chia-Ming Fu, Hui-Wen Lin, Chun-Hsing Liao, Tai-Fen Lee, Po-Ren Hsueh, Shey-Ying Chen

A simple method for rapid microbial identification from positive monomicrobial blood culture bottles through matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry 

Jung-Fu Lin, Mao-Cheng Ge, Tsui-Ping Liu, Shih-Cheng Chang, Jang-Jih Lu

Implementation of a national bundle care program to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units in Taiwan 

Chih-Cheng Lai, Cong-Tat Cia, Hsiu-Tzy Chiang, Yung-Chung Kung, Zhi-Yuan Shi, Yin-Ching Chuang, Chun-Ming Lee, Wen-Chien Ko, Po-Ren Hsueh, for the Infection Control Society of Taiwan

Implementation and outcomes of hospital-wide computerized antimicrobial approval system and on-the-spot education in a traumatic intensive care unit in Taiwan 

Tsung-Yu Huang, Chien-Hui Hung, Li-Ju Lai, Hui-Ju Chuang, Chien-Chen Wang, Pei-Tzu Lin, Wei-Hsiu Hsu

Impact of broad-spectrum antimicrobial treatment on the ecology of intestinal flora

Jen-Jia Yang, Jann-Tay Wang, Aristine Cheng, Yu-Chung Chuang, Wang-Huei Sheng

Brief Communications

Updates on the molecular epidemiology of Enterovirus D68 after installation of screening test among acute flaccid paralysis patients in Taiwan 

Hsin-Yi Wei, Ting-Kai Yeh, Juo-Yu Hsieh, I-Ping Lin, Jyh-Yuan Yang

Two fatal cases of Aeromonas dhakensis bacteremia and necrotizing fasciitis in severe dengue patients 

Hsu-Liang Chang, Po-Lin Chen, Shang-Yi Lin, Tun-Chieh Chen, Ko Chang, Wen-Chien Ko, Po-Liang Lu, Yen-Hsu Chen

Purulent pericarditis complicating cardiac tamponade in a uremic patient caused by Staphylococcus aureus 

Weng-Chio Tam, Wen-Sen Lee, Chung-Yi Cheng