Chin Hao Huang

Learn More
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Pertussis is an acute respiratory tract illness resulting from Bordetella pertussis. Widespread use of pertussis vaccine over the past 50 years has decreased the incidence of pertussis. The incidence of pertussis in adolescents and adults has increased in many areas of the world. This study aimed to evaluate the etiologic role of B.(More)
We evaluated an alkaline phosphatase labelled oligonucleotide probe (SNAP(TM), Syngene Co., Molecular Biosystems, Inc., San Diego CA) for the direct culture identification of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) isolated from clinical specimens. Mycobacterial species identified by conventional biochemical methods were retested with this DNA probe using the(More)