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Effect of Anti-CD4 Antibody UB-421 on HIV-1 Rebound after Treatment Interruption.

N Engl J Med 2019 04;380(16):1535-1545

From United Biomedical, Hauppauge, NY (C.-Y.W., B.-S.K., C.L.F., F.W.-S.); United Biomedical Asia (C.-Y.W., S.L.) and United BioPharma (C.-Y.W., B.-S.K., H.-W.S., C.-Y.L., F.-C.T., A.L., F.-H.Y., C.-H.L., W.T., M.-J.L.), Hsinchu, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei (W.-W.W., H.-Y.L.), and Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital (H.-C.T.) and Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital (Y.-H.C.), Kaohsiung - all in Taiwan; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (J.B., K.E.C., T.-W.C.); and the California Department of Public Health, Richmond (C.V.H.).

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April 2019

Increased 14-3-3β and γ protein isoform expressions in parasitic eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection in mice.

PLoS One 2019 7;14(3):e0213244. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6405114PMC
March 2019

Changing Spectrum of Opportunistic Illnesses among HIV-Infected Taiwanese Patients in Response to a 10-Year National Anti-TB Programme.

J Clin Med 2019 Feb 1;8(2). Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung 81362, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm8020163DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6406803PMC
February 2019

Ocular Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection at a Tertiary Referral Center in Taiwan.

Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2018 Sep 6:1-6. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

a Department of Ophthalmology , Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital , Kaohsiung , Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09273948.2018.1499939DOI Listing
September 2018

HIV-1 genotypic drug resistance in patients with virological failure to single-tablet antiretroviral regimens in southern Taiwan.

Infect Drug Resist 2018 3;11:1061-1071. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S165811DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6082324PMC
August 2018

AIDS-related opportunistic illnesses and early initiation of HIV care remain critical in the contemporary HAART era: a retrospective cohort study in Taiwan.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 07 28;18(1):352. Epub 2018 Jul 28.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta-Chung 1st Rd., Kaohsiung, 813, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3251-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6064097PMC
July 2018

HIV-1 integrase strand-transfer inhibitor resistance in southern Taiwan.

Oncotarget 2018 May 18;9(38):24927-24935. Epub 2018 May 18.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.24837DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5982757PMC
May 2018

High rate of HIV-1 drug resistance in treatment failure patients in Taiwan, 2009-2014.

Infect Drug Resist 2017 16;10:343-352. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S146584DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5652926PMC
October 2017

A nationwide covert observation study using a novel method for hand hygiene compliance in health care.

Am J Infect Control 2017 Mar 9;45(3):240-244. Epub 2016 Nov 9.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.10.010DOI Listing
March 2017

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.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2016 Oct 1;49(5):729-736. Epub 2014 Nov 1.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2014.08.010DOI Listing
October 2016

Disseminated tuberculosis presenting as tuberculous peritonitis and sepsis tuberculosa gravissima in a patient with cirrhosis of the liver: A diagnosis of challenge.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2016 Aug 13;49(4):608-12. Epub 2014 Feb 13.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2013.12.008DOI Listing
August 2016

Prevalence and associated factors for HIV-1 transmitted drug resistance in voluntary clients for counseling and testing in Southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2016 Aug 12;49(4):487-93. Epub 2014 Oct 12.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2014.08.002DOI Listing
August 2016

Highly active antiretroviral therapy-related hepatotoxicity in human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus co-infected patients with advanced liver fibrosis in Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2016 Aug 1;49(4):546-53. Epub 2014 Nov 1.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2014.08.006DOI Listing
August 2016

High daily doses of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole are an independent risk factor for adverse reactions in patients with pneumocystis pneumonia and AIDS.

J Chin Med Assoc 2016 Jun 22;79(6):314-9. Epub 2016 Mar 22.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC; College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcma.2016.01.007DOI Listing
June 2016

A Clinical Algorithm to Identify HIV Patients at High Risk for Incident Active Tuberculosis: A Prospective 5-Year Cohort Study.

PLoS One 2015 17;10(8):e0135801. Epub 2015 Aug 17.

Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0135801PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4539234PMC
May 2016

Rapid onset of rhabdomyolysis after switching to a raltegravir-based antiretroviral regimen.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2016 Apr 21;49(2):286-8. Epub 2013 Apr 21.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Environmental Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2013.02.008DOI Listing
April 2016

Emergence of a strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with decreased susceptibility to vancomycin 7 months after treatment with glycopeptide antibiotics.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2016 Feb 26;49(1):142-5. Epub 2013 Sep 26.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2013.07.006DOI Listing
February 2016

Impact of implementation of the World Health Organization multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy in a teaching hospital in Taiwan.

Am J Infect Control 2016 Feb 13;44(2):222-7. Epub 2015 Dec 13.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.004DOI Listing
February 2016

Patients infected with CRF07_BC have significantly lower viral loads than patients with HIV-1 subtype B: mechanism and impact on disease progression.

PLoS One 2014 11;9(12):e114441. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

Center for Infectious Disease and Cancer Research (CICAR), Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Department of Microbiology, Institute of Medical Research and Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4263662PMC
October 2015

Prevotella brain abscesses and stroke following dental extraction in a young patient: a case report and review of the literature.

Intern Med 2014 15;53(16):1881-7. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

Department of Family Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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June 2015

Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection in BCG-vaccinated healthcare workers by using an interferon-gamma release assay and the tuberculin skin test in an intermediate tuberculosis burden country.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2015 Apr 23;48(2):147-52. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2013.07.008DOI Listing
April 2015

Dexamethasone inhibits brain apoptosis in mice with eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection.

Parasit Vectors 2015 Apr 2;8:200. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-0792-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4382933PMC
April 2015

Chemokine co-receptor usage in HIV-1-infected treatment-naïve voluntary counselling and testing clients in Southern Taiwan.

BMJ Open 2015 Apr 29;5(4):e007334. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan ROC National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007334DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4420965PMC
April 2015

Higher rate of hepatitis events in patients with human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B, and hepatitis D genotype II infection: a cohort study in a medical center in southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2015 Feb 21;48(1):20-7. Epub 2013 Sep 21.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Science Education and Environmental Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2013.08.001DOI Listing
February 2015

Orbital apex syndrome: an unusual complication of herpes zoster ophthalmicus.

BMC Infect Dis 2015 Jan 31;15:33. Epub 2015 Jan 31.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-0760-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4314774PMC
January 2015

Elevated cerebrospinal fluid nitrite level in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with neurosyphilis.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2014 Dec 21;47(6):512-7. Epub 2013 Sep 21.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Science Education and Environmental Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2013.07.004DOI Listing
December 2014

Expression of CXCL2 in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid of patients with HIV and syphilis or neurosyphilis.

Inflammation 2014 Jun;37(3):950-5

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, #386 Ta-Chung 1st Road, Kaohsiung, 813, Taiwan, Republic of China,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10753-014-9815-3DOI Listing
June 2014

Dexamethasone downregulated the expression of CSF 14-3-3β protein in mice with eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection.

Acta Trop 2014 Mar 18;131:98-103. Epub 2013 Dec 18.

Institute of Biomedical Sciences, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.12.006DOI Listing
March 2014

Emergence of sporadic non-clustered cases of hospital-associated listeriosis among immunocompromised adults in southern Taiwan from 1992 to 2013: effect of precipitating immunosuppressive agents.

BMC Infect Dis 2014 Mar 19;14:145. Epub 2014 Mar 19.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta-Chung 1st Rd,, Kaohsiung 813, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-14-145DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4003814PMC
March 2014

14-3-3β protein expression in eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection.

BMC Res Notes 2014 Feb 20;7:97. Epub 2014 Feb 20.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386, Ta-Chung 1st Road, Kaohsiung 813, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-97DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3932789PMC
February 2014

Hepatocyte growth factor level in cerebrospinal fluid as an additional marker in patient with drug-resistant streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis treated with linezolid.

Clin Med Case Rep 2008 27;1:53-5. Epub 2008 May 27.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. ; Graduate Institute of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3785359PMC
November 2013

Human parasitic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection in Taiwan.

Hawaii J Med Public Health 2013 Jun;72(6 Suppl 2):26-7

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3689489PMC
June 2013

Dengue hemorrhagic fever presenting with hemorrhagic pancreatitis and an intramural hematoma of the duodenal wall: a case report and review of the literature.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2013 May;44(3):400-8

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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May 2013

Hand hygiene among patients: attitudes, perceptions, and willingness to participate.

Am J Infect Control 2013 Apr 10;41(4):327-31. Epub 2012 Oct 10.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2012.03.033DOI Listing
April 2013

Noncirrhotic portal hypertension associated with didanosine: a case report and literature review.

Jpn J Infect Dis 2012 ;65(1):61-5

Department of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta-Chung First Rd., Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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May 2012

Brain magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities in eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2012 Feb 16;12(2):161-6. Epub 2011 Sep 16.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta-Chung 1st Road, Kaohsiung 813, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2011.0603DOI Listing
February 2012

Shock and tuberculous enteritis in a non-HIV infected healthy man.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2011 Nov;42(6):1469-70

Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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November 2011

Clinical manifestations of eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis: 18 years' experience in a medical center in southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2011 Oct 20;44(5):382-9. Epub 2011 Jan 20.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmii.2011.01.034DOI Listing
October 2011

Non-nosocomial healthcare-associated infective endocarditis in Taiwan: an underrecognized disease with poor outcome.

BMC Infect Dis 2011 Aug 17;11:221. Epub 2011 Aug 17.

Divison of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta-Chung 1st Road, Kaohsiung 813, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-11-221DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3179455PMC
August 2011

Encephalitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis after eating raw frogs mixed with wine as a health supplement.

Intern Med 2011 1;50(7):771-4. Epub 2011 Apr 1.

Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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July 2011

Primary human immunodeficiency virus infection presenting as elevated aminotransferases.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2010 Jun;43(3):175-9

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1684-1182(10)60028-XDOI Listing
June 2010

Clinical and molecular epidemiology of infective endocarditis in intravenous drug users.

J Chin Med Assoc 2009 Dec;72(12):629-33

Department of Internal Medicine, Pingtung Christian Hospital, Pingtung, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1726-4901(09)70444-7DOI Listing
December 2009

Outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis B in a family in southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2009 Dec;42(6):521-5

Section of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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December 2009

Nosocomial transmission of undetected, imported measles in Taiwan, 2008.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Oct;30(10):1026-8

Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/606044DOI Listing
October 2009

Clinical manifestations of Japanese encephalitis in southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2009 Aug;42(4):296-302

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung 81346, Taiwan.

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August 2009

Did CA-MRSA bacteremia exist in Taiwanese patients with end-stage renal disease?

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Jul;30(7):718; author reply 718-9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/598238DOI Listing
July 2009

Dynamic changes of hepatocyte growth factor in eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009 Jun;80(6):980-2

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

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June 2009

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis with Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene in an injection drug user with HIV infection.

Intern Med 2008 15;47(16):1485-9. Epub 2008 Aug 15.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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October 2008

Predictors of septic metastatic infection and mortality among patients with Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess.

Clin Infect Dis 2008 Sep;47(5):642-50

Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/590932DOI Listing
September 2008

Dynamic changes of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in patients with Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis.

Inflammation 2008 Aug;31(4):247-53

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386, Ta-Chung 1st Road, Kaohsiung, 813, Taiwan.

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August 2008

Cerebrospinal fluid hepatocyte growth factor level in meningitis.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2008 Aug;41(4):301-6

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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August 2008

Comparison of the interferon- gamma release assay and the tuberculin skin test for contact investigation of tuberculosis in BCG-vaccinated health care workers.

Scand J Infect Dis 2008 ;40(5):373-80

Section of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365540701730743DOI Listing
July 2008

Lactococcus garvieae endocarditis with initial presentation of acute cerebral infarction in a healthy immunocompetent man.

Intern Med 2008 16;47(12):1143-6. Epub 2008 Jun 16.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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July 2008

Comment on: community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA): an emerging pathogen in infective endocarditis.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2008 Apr 19;61(4):966-7; author reply 967-8. Epub 2008 Feb 19.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkn061DOI Listing
April 2008

Antimicrobial resistance of rapidly growing mycobacteria in western Taiwan: SMART program 2002.

J Formos Med Assoc 2008 Apr;107(4):281-7

Section of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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April 2008

Association of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase-4 in cerebrospinal fluid with blood-brain barrier dysfunction in patients with eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2008 Jan;78(1):20-7

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital 386, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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January 2008

Clinical manifestations of actinomycosis in Southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2007 Dec;40(6):487-92

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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December 2007

Fish gambler's tenosynovitis caused by Mycobacterium marinum: environmental investigation of a fishing pond in Southern Taiwan.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2007 Oct 15;59(2):227-30. Epub 2007 Jun 15.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, 81362, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2007.04.005DOI Listing
October 2007

Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in ventilator-associated pneumonia at a medical center in southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2007 Oct;40(5):401-5

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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October 2007

Vascular endothelial growth factor is associated with blood brain barrier dysfunction in eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2007 Mar;76(3):592-5

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung City, and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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March 2007

Mycobacterium marinum tenosynovitis: three case reports and review of the literature.

Jpn J Infect Dis 2006 Oct;59(5):337-40

Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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October 2006

Pyogenic liver abscess caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei in Taiwan.

J Formos Med Assoc 2006 Aug;105(8):689-93

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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August 2006

An epidemic of HIV type I CRF07_BC infection among injection drug users in Taiwan.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2006 Jun;42(2):248-55

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, E-Da Hospital/I-Shou University, Kaohsiung County 824, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis with cerebral abscess in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

J Chin Med Assoc 2006 Jun;69(6):278-81

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC.

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June 2006

Abbreviated duration of superheat-and-flush and disinfection of taps for Legionella disinfection: lessons learned from failure.

Am J Infect Control 2005 Dec;33(10):606-10

Section of Infectious Diseases of the Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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December 2005

Streptococcus suis meningitis with ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection and spondylodiscitis.

J Formos Med Assoc 2005 Dec;104(12):948-50

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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December 2005

Colon perforation with peritonitis in an acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patient due to cytomegalovirus and amoebic colitis.

J Formos Med Assoc 2005 Nov;104(11):839-42

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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November 2005

A prospective etiologic study of community-acquired pneumonia in Taiwan.

J Formos Med Assoc 2005 Oct;104(10):724-30

Section of Infectious Diseases, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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October 2005

Clinical manifestations of Kikuchi's disease in southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2005 Feb;38(1):35-40

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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February 2005

Outbreak of eosinophilic meningitis associated with drinking raw vegetable juice in southern Taiwan.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2004 Aug;71(2):222-6

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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August 2004

Safety and efficacy of cefepime versus ceftazidime in the treatment of severe infections.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2002 Sep;35(3):159-67

Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC.

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September 2002

Treatment of Toxoplasma brain abscess with clindamycin and sulfadiazine in an AIDS patient with concurrent atypical Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

J Formos Med Assoc 2002 Sep;101(9):646-9

Department of Medicine, Wan-Chiau Veterans Hospital, Department of Parasitology, Graduate Institute of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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September 2002

Clinical manifestations of strongyloidiasis in southern Taiwan.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2002 Mar;35(1):29-36

Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC.

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