Dr Meng-Rui Lee, MD - National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch

Dr Meng-Rui Lee

MD

National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch

Taiwan

Dr Meng-Rui Lee, MD - National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch

Dr Meng-Rui Lee

MD

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Primary Affiliation: National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch - Taiwan

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31Publications

389Reads

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193PubMed Central Citations

Diabetes Mellitus and Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis.

Clin Infect Dis 2017 03;64(6):719-727

Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw836DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5399944PMC
March 2017
31 Reads
6 Citations
8.890 Impact Factor

Acquisition of Mycobacterium abscessus among ventilator-dependent patients in Taiwan chronic respiratory care facilities.

Future Microbiol 2016 11;11(4):491-500. Epub 2016 Apr 11.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/fmb.16.6DOI Listing
December 2016
25 Reads
1 Citation
4.280 Impact Factor

Identification of Weissella species by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry.

Front Microbiol 2015 5;6:1246. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine Taipei, Taiwan ; Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2015.01246DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4633522PMC
November 2015
4 Reads
3.941 Impact Factor

Clinical characteristics of bacteraemia caused by Lactobacillus spp. and antimicrobial susceptibilities of the isolates at a medical centre in Taiwan, 2000-2014.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2015 Oct 7;46(4):439-45. Epub 2015 Aug 7.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2015.06.017DOI Listing
October 2015
13 Reads
4 Citations
4.300 Impact Factor

Mycobacterium abscessus Complex Infections in Humans.

Emerg Infect Dis 2015 Sep;21(9):1638-46

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/2109.141634DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4550155PMC
September 2015
40 Reads
35 Citations
6.751 Impact Factor

Plasma Biomarkers Can Predict Treatment Response in Tuberculosis Patients: A Prospective Observational Study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Sep;94(39):e1628

From the Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch, Hsin-Chu City, Taiwan (M-RL, L-YC, C-KL); Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (M-RL, L-YC, C-KL, J-YW, L-NL, C-JY); Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University (M-RL); Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan General Hospital, Taoyuan (C-JT, W-JW, T-YC); Department of Laboratory, National Taiwan University Hospital, Hsin-Chu Branch, Hsin-Chu (C-MY); Department of Traumatology (C-CS); and Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (L-NL).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000001628DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4616826PMC
September 2015
14 Reads
3 Citations
5.723 Impact Factor

Severe lymphopenia is associated with elevated plasma interleukin-15 levels and increased mortality during severe sepsis.

Shock 2015 Jun;43(6):569-75

*Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan; †Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; ‡Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei, Taiwan; §Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; ∥Department of Epidemiology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island, USA; and ¶Department of Medical Research, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SHK.0000000000000347DOI Listing
June 2015
20 Reads
6 Citations
3.045 Impact Factor

Factors associated with subsequent nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in patients with a single sputum isolate on initial examination.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2015 Mar 29;21(3):250.e1-7. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

Department of Internal Medicine, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2014.08.025DOI Listing
March 2015
16 Reads
4 Citations
5.770 Impact Factor

Bacteraemia caused by Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. abscessus and M. abscessus subsp. bolletii: clinical features and susceptibilities of the isolates.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2014 May 20;43(5):438-41. Epub 2014 Mar 20.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2014.02.007DOI Listing
May 2014
9 Reads
6 Citations
4.300 Impact Factor

High levels of serum macrophage migration inhibitory factor and interleukin 10 are associated with a rapidly fatal outcome in patients with severe sepsis.

Int J Infect Dis 2014 Mar 18;20:13-7. Epub 2014 Jan 18.

Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, No. 7, Chung-Shan S. Rd., Taipei 100, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2013.12.006DOI Listing
March 2014
31 Reads
6 Citations
2.330 Impact Factor

Capsular serotypes and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing invasive pneumococcal disease from 2009-2012 with an emphasis on serotype 19A in bacteraemic pneumonia and empyema and β-lactam resistance.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2013 Nov 6;42(5):395-402. Epub 2013 Sep 6.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital-Hsinchu Branch, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2013.07.017DOI Listing
November 2013
6 Reads
2 Citations
4.300 Impact Factor

Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry can accurately differentiate between Mycobacterium masilliense (M. abscessus subspecies bolletti) and M. abscessus (sensu stricto).

J Clin Microbiol 2013 Sep 3;51(9):3113-6. Epub 2013 Jul 3.

Department of Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01239-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3754645PMC
September 2013
20 Reads
15 Citations
3.993 Impact Factor

Factors associated with lung function decline in patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease.

PLoS One 2013 6;8(3):e58214. Epub 2013 Mar 6.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0058214PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3590167PMC
September 2013
15 Reads
6 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Evaluation of the Cobas TaqMan MTB real-time PCR assay for direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in respiratory specimens.

J Med Microbiol 2013 Aug 8;62(Pt 8):1160-4. Epub 2013 May 8.

Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan General Hospital, Taoyuan County, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.052043-0DOI Listing
August 2013
27 Reads
6 Citations
2.250 Impact Factor

Otitis media and otomastoiditis caused by Mycobacterium massiliense (Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. bolletii).

J Clin Microbiol 2012 Nov 29;50(11):3754-6. Epub 2012 Aug 29.

Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan General Hospital, Taoyuan County, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01049-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3486222PMC
November 2012
6 Reads
2 Citations
3.993 Impact Factor

Infections caused by Candida lipolytica.

J Infect 2012 Oct 28;65(4):372-4. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2012.06.011DOI Listing
October 2012
3 Reads
2 Citations
4.441 Impact Factor

Epidemiologic surveillance to detect false-positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis cultures.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2012 Aug 16;73(4):343-9. Epub 2012 Jun 16.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2012.04.014DOI Listing
August 2012
10 Reads
2.460 Impact Factor

Clinical and microbiological characteristics of bacteremia caused by Eggerthella, Paraeggerthella, and Eubacterium species at a university hospital in Taiwan from 2001 to 2010.

J Clin Microbiol 2012 Jun 11;50(6):2053-5. Epub 2012 Apr 11.

Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan General Hospital, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00548-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3372111PMC
June 2012
25 Reads
6 Citations
3.993 Impact Factor

Clinical characteristics of infections caused by Roseomonas species and antimicrobial susceptibilities of the isolates.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2012 Mar 29;72(3):199-203. Epub 2011 Dec 29.

Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying Tainan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2011.11.013DOI Listing
March 2012
5 Reads
6 Citations
2.460 Impact Factor

CNS infections caused by Mycobacterium abscessus complex: clinical features and antimicrobial susceptibilities of isolates.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2012 Jan 6;67(1):222-5. Epub 2011 Oct 6.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkr420DOI Listing
January 2012
11 Reads
17 Citations
5.313 Impact Factor

Clinical characteristics of infections caused by Tsukamurella spp. and antimicrobial susceptibilities of the isolates.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2011 Dec 19;38(6):534-7. Epub 2011 Oct 19.

Department of Internal Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2011.07.018DOI Listing
December 2011
11 Reads
13 Citations
4.300 Impact Factor

Escherichia fergusonii bacteremia in a diabetic patient with pancreatic cancer.

J Clin Microbiol 2011 Nov 14;49(11):4001-2. Epub 2011 Sep 14.

Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Liouying Tainan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.05355-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3209106PMC
November 2011
1 Read
2 Citations
3.993 Impact Factor

Bacteremia caused by Brevundimonas species at a tertiary care hospital in Taiwan, 2000-2010.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2011 Oct 3;30(10):1185-91. Epub 2011 Apr 3.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-011-1210-5DOI Listing
October 2011
2 Reads
7 Citations
2.670 Impact Factor

Infections caused by unusual Methylobacterium species.

J Clin Microbiol 2011 Sep 6;49(9):3329-31. Epub 2011 Jul 6.

Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Liouying Tainan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01241-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3165633PMC
September 2011
5 Reads
12 Citations
3.993 Impact Factor

Differences in drug resistance profiles of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates causing pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis in a medical centre in Taiwan, 2000-2010.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2011 Aug 17;38(2):125-9. Epub 2011 May 17.

Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2011.03.016DOI Listing
August 2011
2 Reads
5 Citations
4.300 Impact Factor

Bacteraemia caused by Weissella confusa at a university hospital in Taiwan, 1997-2007.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2011 Aug 6;17(8):1226-31. Epub 2010 Dec 6.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03388.xDOI Listing
August 2011
3 Reads
11 Citations
5.770 Impact Factor

Healthcare-associated bacteraemia caused by Leuconostoc species at a university hospital in Taiwan between 1995 and 2008.

J Hosp Infect 2011 May 26;78(1):45-9. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2010.11.014DOI Listing
May 2011
1 Read
4 Citations
2.544 Impact Factor

Meticulous blood pressure control is mandatory for symptomatic primitive trigeminal artery.

Am J Emerg Med 2009 Jun;27(5):634.e5-7

Department of Internal Medicine, Tao-Yuan General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2008.09.034DOI Listing
June 2009
2 Reads
1 Citation
1.152 Impact Factor