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Clinical manifestations of eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis: 18 years' experience in a medical center in southern Taiwan.
- Y. Tseng, Hung-Chin Tsai, +6 authors Y. Chen
- Journal of microbiology, immunology, and…
- 1 October 2011
BACKGROUND With the improvement of public health, eosinophilic meningitis associated with Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection is now seldom reported in Taiwan. Eosinophilic meningitis typically… Expand
Special features of non-melanoma skin cancer in Hong Kong Chinese patients: 10-year retrospective study.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence and clinical characteristics of non-melanoma skin cancer in Hong Kong Chinese patients. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: Social Hygiene Services, Hong Kong.… Expand
Impact of implementation of the World Health Organization multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy in a teaching hospital in Taiwan.
- Jui-Kuang Chen, Kuan-Sheng Wu, +11 authors Y. Chen
- American journal of infection control
- 1 February 2016
BACKGROUND Hand hygiene (HH) is considered to be the most simple, rapid, and economic way to prevent health care-associated infection (HAI). However, poor HH compliance has been repeatedly reported.… Expand
Modeling thyroid cancer in the mouse.
Thyroid carcinomas, the most common endocrine tumors in humans, have an increasing incidence in the U.S. and worldwide. There are four major types of thyroid cancers: papillary, follicular,… Expand
Rapid Emergence of Oseltamivir Resistance
To the Editor: The influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus has spread globally since it first appeared in Mexico in April 2009. This third influenza pandemic since the Spanish influenza pandemic of… Expand
Synergy of β-Lactams with Vancomycin against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Correlation of Disk Diffusion and Checkerboard Methods
ABSTRACT Modified disk diffusion (MDD) and checkerboard tests were employed to assess the synergy of combinations of vancomycin and β-lactam antibiotics for 59 clinical isolates of… Expand
Infective Endocarditis Complicated by Intracerebral Hemorrhage due to Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris
Lactococcus lactis, regarded as Streptococcus lactis before 1985, is a facultative anaerobic, catalase-negative, Grampositive spherical cocci arranged in pairs or short chains. It includes three… Expand
A nationwide covert observation study using a novel method for hand hygiene compliance in health care
HighlightsA novel covert observation method and reporting system was developed.The novel covert observation method is feasible for large‐scale observation.Overall hand hygiene compliance by covert… Expand
Brain magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities in eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection.
- Hung-chin Tsai, Y. Tseng, +5 authors Y. Chen
- Vector borne and zoonotic diseases
- 8 February 2012
Angiostrongylus cantonensis is a parasite endemic in the Southeast Asian and Pacific regions. Humans are incidentally infected either by eating uncooked intermediate hosts or by consuming vegetables… Expand