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Cutaneous leishmaniasis in male schoolchildren in the upper and lower Dir districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and a review of previous record in Pakistan.

Acta Trop 2020 Jun 10;209:105578. Epub 2020 Jun 10.

Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105578DOI Listing
June 2020

Using UPLC-MS/MS to Evaluate the Dissemination of Pyriproxyfen by Mosquitoes to Combat Cryptic Larval Habitats after Source Reduction in Kaohsiung in Southern Taiwan.

Insects 2020 Apr 16;11(4). Epub 2020 Apr 16.

Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, No. 17, Xuzhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/insects11040251DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7240724PMC
April 2020

Australian case of scrub typhus contracted while hiking in northern Taiwan.

J Formos Med Assoc 2020 02 12;119(2):662-663. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, No. 17, Xu-Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan; Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, No. 17, Xu-Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan; Infectious Diseases Research and Education Center, Ministry of Health and Welfare and National Taiwan University, No. 17, Xu-Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfma.2019.08.036DOI Listing
February 2020

Effects of indoor residual spraying and outdoor larval control on Anopheles coluzzii from São Tomé and Príncipe, two islands with pre-eliminated malaria.

Malar J 2019 Dec 5;18(1):405. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-3037-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6896513PMC
December 2019

Detection of Ehrlichia chaffeensis in a febrile patient in Kinmen, an offshore island of Taiwan.

J Formos Med Assoc 2019 Dec 9. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Infectious Diseases Research and Education Center, Ministry of Health and Welfare and National Taiwan University, No. 17, Xu-Zhou Road, Taipei, 100, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfma.2019.11.019DOI Listing
December 2019

Serologic Evidence for Exposure in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2019 11 13;19(11):821-827. Epub 2019 Aug 13.

Taiwan Anti-Malaria Advisory Mission, Sao Tome, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2018.2426DOI Listing
November 2019

Human granulocytic anaplasmosis in Kinmen, an offshore island of Taiwan.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019 09 20;13(9):e0007728. Epub 2019 Sep 20.

Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007728DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6774531PMC
September 2019

Seroepidemiological and molecular investigation of spotted fever group rickettsiae and Coxiella burnetii in Sao Tome Island: A One Health approach.

Transbound Emerg Dis 2019 Jun 24. Epub 2019 Jun 24.

Institute of Environmental Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tbed.13191DOI Listing
June 2019

Evaluation of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Using Recombinant 56-kDa Type-Specific Antigens Derived from Multiple Strains for Detection of Scrub Typhus Infection.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 03;100(3):532-539

Center for Diagnostics and Vaccine Development, Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taipei, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0391DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6402918PMC
March 2019

Increased Adult and (Diptera: Culicidae) Abundance in a Dengue Transmission Hotspot, Compared to a Coldspot, within Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

Insects 2018 Aug 13;9(3). Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Department of Molecular Parasitology and Tropical Diseases, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, No. 250, Wuxing Street, Xinyi District, Taipei 11031, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/insects9030098DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6164640PMC
August 2018

The Re-Emergence and Emergence of Vector-Borne Rickettsioses in Taiwan.

Trop Med Infect Dis 2017 Dec 21;3(1). Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Institute of Environmental Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, No. 17, Xu-Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed3010001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6136612PMC
December 2017

Seroprevalence of antibodies against dengue virus among pregnant women in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.

Acta Trop 2016 Mar 29;155:58-62. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

Taiwan Anti-malaria Advisory Mission, Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe; Institute of Environmental Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.12.012DOI Listing
March 2016

Prevalence of antibodies against Ehrlichia spp. and Orientia tsutsugamushi in small mammals around harbors in Taiwan.

Parasit Vectors 2016 Jan 27;9:45. Epub 2016 Jan 27.

Center for Research, Diagnostics and Vaccine Development, Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Welfare, No.161, Kun-Yang Street, Taipei, 11561, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1318-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4728797PMC
January 2016

Human spotted fever group rickettsioses are underappreciated in southern Taiwan, particularly for the species closely-related to Rickettsia felis.

PLoS One 2014 22;9(4):e95810. Epub 2014 Apr 22.

Graduate Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan; Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan; School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3995941PMC
January 2015

Molecular epidemiology of Japanese encephalitis virus in mosquitoes in Taiwan during 2005-2012.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 Oct 2;8(10):e3122. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Center for Research, Diagnostics and Vaccine Development, Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003122DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4183467PMC
October 2014

Identification of Rickettsia felis in fleas but not ticks on stray cats and dogs and the evidence of Rickettsia rhipicephali only in adult stage of Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides.

Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 2011 Dec 13;34(6):513-8. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

Department of Biological Science and Technology, College of Life Sciences, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cimid.2011.09.005DOI Listing
December 2011

Bartonella infection in shelter cats and dogs and their ectoparasites.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2011 Aug 13;11(8):1023-30. Epub 2010 Dec 13.

Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2010.0085DOI Listing
August 2011

Prevalence of Rickettsia felis and the first identification of Bartonella henselae Fizz/CAL-1 in cat fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) from Taiwan.

J Med Entomol 2011 Mar;48(2):445-52

Infectious Diseases Research and Education Center, Department of Health, Executive Yuan and National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/me10022DOI Listing
March 2011

Phylogenetic analysis of 56-kDa type-specific antigen gene of Orientia tsutsugamushi isolates in Taiwan.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010 Sep;83(3):658-63

Research and Diagnostic Center, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0608DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2929066PMC
September 2010

The role of imported cases and favorable meteorological conditions in the onset of dengue epidemics.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2010 Aug 3;4(8):e775. Epub 2010 Aug 3.

Graduate Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000775DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2914757PMC
August 2010

African tick bite Fever in a Taiwanese traveler returning from South Africa: molecular and serologic studies.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009 Nov;81(5):735-9

Research and Diagnostic Center, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.09-0101DOI Listing
November 2009

Rickettsia felis in cat fleas in Taiwan.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2009 Oct;9(5):561-3

Vector-Borne Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Laboratory, Research and Diagnostic Center, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2008.0076DOI Listing
October 2009

Isolation and identification of a novel spotted fever group rickettsia, strain IG-1, from Ixodes granulatus ticks collected on Orchid Island (Lanyu), Taiwan.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2008 Aug;79(2):256-61

Research and Diagnostic Center, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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August 2008

Molecular detection and characterization of spotted fever group rickettsiae in Taiwan.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2007 Nov;77(5):883-90

Institute of Preventive Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan.

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November 2007

Molecular evidence for the endosymbiont Wolbachia in a non-filaroid nematode, Angiostrongylus cantonensis.

J Biomed Sci 2007 Sep 12;14(5):607-15. Epub 2007 Jun 12.

Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11373-007-9181-3DOI Listing
September 2007

High antibody prevalence in an unconventional ecosystem is related to circulation of a low-virulent strain of Japanese encephalitis virus.

Vaccine 2007 Feb 7;25(8):1437-43. Epub 2006 Nov 7.

Graduate Institute of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 40227, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2006.10.044DOI Listing
February 2007

Intestinal expression of H+ V-ATPase in the mosquito Aedes albopictus is tightly associated with gregarine infection.

J Eukaryot Microbiol 2006 Mar-Apr;53(2):127-35

Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10673, Taiwan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2005.00086.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2005.00086.xDOI Listing
July 2006

Parallel infection of Japanese encephalitis virus and Wolbachia within cells of mosquito salivary glands.

J Med Entomol 2006 Jul;43(4):752-6

Department of Public Health and Parasitology, Chang Gung University, Kwei-San, Tao-Yuan 33332, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/0022-2585(2006)43[752:piojev]2.0.co;2DOI Listing
July 2006

Using in situ hybridization to detect endosymbiont Wolbachia in dissected tissues of mosquito host.

J Med Entomol 2005 Mar;42(2):120-4

Department of Public Health and Parasitology, Chang Gung University, Kwei-San, Tao-Yuan 333, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmedent/42.2.120DOI Listing
March 2005

Chemical composition and mosquito larvicidal activity of essential oils from leaves of different Cinnamomum osmophloeum provenances.

J Agric Food Chem 2004 Jul;52(14):4395-400

School of Forestry and Resource Conservation and Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf0497152DOI Listing
July 2004

Molecular (sub) grouping of endosymbiont Wolbachia infection among mosquitoes of Taiwan.

J Med Entomol 2004 Jul;41(4):677-83

Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/0022-2585-41.4.677DOI Listing
July 2004

Bioactivity of selected plant essential oils against the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti larvae.

Bioresour Technol 2003 Aug;89(1):99-102

Department of Forestry, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0960-8524(03)00008-7DOI Listing
August 2003