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Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017

Increasing resistance to fluoroquinolones among Haemophilus species in Southern Taiwan 


Chia-Ming Chang, Hung-Jen Tang, Li-Rong Wang, Hsin-I Shih, Chi-Chang Huang, Nan-Yao Lee, Ching-Chi Lee, Wen-Chien Ko
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 258 - 260

Burden of invasive mold disease in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia and in stem cell transplant recipients 


Xin-Yi Yang, Wei-Ting Chen
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 261 - 262

Vertebral tuberculosis complicated with retropharyngeal, parathoracic, and huge iliopsoas abscess, successfully treated with image-guided percutaneous drainage 


Veng-Kai Tang, Han-Lin Hsu, Tai-Chin Hsieh, Wen-Sen Lee
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 263 - 264

Review Article

Toward a collaborative model of pandemic preparedness and response: Taiwan\'s changing approach to pandemics 


Jonathan Schwartz, Muh-Yong Yen
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 125 - 132

Original Articles

Presence of multidrug-resistant organisms in the residents and environments of long-term care facilities in Taiwan 


Chun-Ming Lee, Chih-Cheng Lai, Hsiu-Tzy Chiang, Min-Chi Lu, Ling-Fang Wang, Tsai-Ling Tsai, Mei-Yu Kang, Yi-Ni Jan, Yi-Ting Lo, Wen-Chien Ko, Shu-Hui Tseng, Po-Ren Hsueh
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 133 - 144

Roles of Bcl-2 and caspase-9 and -3 in CD30-induced human eosinophil apoptosis 


Hye Jin Lee, Eun-Kyoung Lee, Young Eun Seo, Youn Ho Shin, Hwan Soo Kim, Yoon Hong Chun, Jong-Seo Yoon, Hyun Hee Kim, Man Yong Han, Chang-Keun Kim, Kyu-Earn Kim, Young Yull Koh, Jin Tack Kim
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 145 - 152

Polymorphisms of the IL-6, IL-8 and IL-10 genes and the risk of gastric pathology in patients infected with Helicobacter pylori 


Ivy Bastos Ramis, Júlia Silveira Vianna, Carla Vitola Gonçalves, Andrea von Groll, Odir Antônio Dellagostin, Pedro Eduardo Almeida da Silva
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 153 - 159

Lower levels of IgG1 in comparison with IgG2a are associated with protective immunity against Leishmania tropica infection in BALB/c mice 


Mosayeb Rostamian, Saeed Sohrabi, Hanie Kavosifard, Hamid M. Niknam
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 160 - 166

Improving dengue viral antigens detection in dengue patient serum specimens using a low pH glycine buffer treatment
 


Wen-Fan Shen, Jedhan Ucat Galula, Gwong-Jen J. Chang, Han-Chung Wu, Chwan-Chuen King, Day-Yu Chao
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 167 - 174

Control of an H1N1 outbreak in a correctional facility in central Taiwan 


Wen-Cheng Chao, Po-Yu Liu, Chieh-Liang Wu
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 175 - 182

Epidemiology of human influenza A(H7N9) infection in Hong Kong 


Yiu-hong Leung, May-kei To, Tsz-sum Lam, Shui-wah Yau, Oi-shan Leung, Shuk-kwan Chuang
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 183 - 188

 Fast and efficient detection of tuberculosis antigens using liposome encapsulated secretory proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis


Dileep Tiwari, Shafiul Haque, Ram P. Tiwari, Arshad Jawed, Thavendran Govender, Hendrik G. Kruger
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 189 - 198

Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineages in French Polynesia 


Djaltou Aboubaker Osman, Michael Phelippeau, Michel Drancourt, Didier Musso
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 199 - 206

Immunogenicity and safety of the new reduced-dose tetanus–diphtheria vaccine in healthy Korean adolescents: A comparative active control, double-blind, randomized, multicenter phase III study 


Seung Beom Han, Jung-Woo Rhim, Hye Jo Shin, Sang Yong Kim, Jong-Hyun Kim, Hyun-Hee Kim, Kyung-Yil Lee, Hwang Min Kim, Young Youn Choi, Sang Hyuk Ma, Chun Soo Kim, Dong Ho Kim, Dong Ho Ahn, Jin Han Kang
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 207 - 213

Molecular characterization of antimicrobial susceptibility of Salmonella isolates: First identification of a plasmid carrying qnrD or oqxAB in Taiwan 


Cheng-Yen Kao, Chun-An Chen, Yi-Fang Liu, Hsiu-Mei Wu, Chien-Shun Chiou, Jing-Jou Yan, Jiunn-Jong Wu
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 214 - 223

Distribution of different efflux pump genes in clinical isolates of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and their correlation with antimicrobial resistance 


Ming-Feng Lin, Yun-You Lin, Chi-Chao Tu, Chung-Yu Lan
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 224 - 231

Risk factors for sepsis-related death in children and adolescents with hematologic and malignant diseases 


Hirozumi Sano, Ryoji Kobayashi, Akihiro Iguchi, Daisuke Suzuki, Kenji Kishimoto, Kazue Yasuda, Kunihiko Kobayashi
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 232 - 238

Seroprevalence of Bartonella henselae in patients awaiting heart transplant in Southern Italy 


Antonietta Picascia, Chiara Pagliuca, Linda Sommese, Roberta Colicchio, Amelia Casamassimi, Francesco Labonia, Gabiria Pastore, Caterina Pagliarulo, Annunziata Gaetana Cicatiello, Francesco Castaldo, Concetta Schiano, Ciro Maiello, Ernesto Mezza, Francesco Paolo D'Armiento, Paola Salvatore, Claudio Napoli
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 239 - 244

Knowledge of human social and behavioral factors essential for the success of community malaria control intervention programs: The case of Lomahasha in Swaziland 


Sabelo V. Dlamini, Chien-Wei Liao, Zandile H. Dlamini, Jameson S. Siphepho, Po-Ching Cheng, Ting-Wu Chuang, Chia-Kwung Fan
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 245 - 253

Brief Communications

Characterization of a novel qepA3 variant in Enterobacter aerogenesDongguo Wang, Xitian Huang, Jiayu Chen, Yonghua Mou, Yongxiao Qi 


Dongguo Wang, Xitian Huang, Jiayu Chen, Yonghua Mou, Yongxiao Qi
Volume 50, Number 2, April 2017, Pages 254 - 257