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Spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus between the community and the hospitals in Asian countries: an ANSORP study.
OBJECTIVES Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is highly prevalent in hospitals in many Asian countries. Recent emergence of community-associated (CA) MRSA worldwide has added anotherExpand
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Clinical characteristics and risk factors for concurrent bacteremia in adults with dengue hemorrhagic fever.
To better understand the clinical characteristics of concurrent bacteremia (dual infection) in patients with dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome (DHF/DSS) and identify predictive riskExpand
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DC-SIGN (CD209) Promoter −336 A/G Polymorphism Is Associated with Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and Correlated to DC-SIGN Expression and Immune Augmentation
Background The C-type lectin DC-SIGN (CD209) is known to be the major dengue receptor on human dendritic cells, and a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the promoter region of CD209 (−336 A/G;Expand
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Vibrio vulnificus in Taiwan
Clinical features of 84 patients with V. vulnificus infection are analyzed and molecular features of isolates are described.
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Shewanella soft tissue infection: case report and literature review.
OBJECTIVE To better understand the clinical characteristics of soft tissue infections caused by Shewanella in humans. METHODS We report a case of Shewanella soft tissue infection and review theExpand
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Clinical characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes in adults experiencing dengue hemorrhagic fever complicated with acute renal failure.
In a retrospective study, acute renal failure (ARF) was found in 10 (3.3%) among 304 hospitalized adults with dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), and 6 (60%) of the 10 patients with ARF died, whereas allExpand
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Epidemiology and clinical outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia in adult patients in Asian countries: a prospective study by the Asian network for surveillance of resistant pathogens
  • J. Song, W. Oh, +18 authors T. So
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
  • 26 December 2007
Abstract Appropriate antimicrobial treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) should be based on the distribution of aetiological pathogens, antimicrobial resistance of major pathogens,Expand
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Collateral damage of flomoxef therapy: in vivo development of porin deficiency and acquisition of blaDHA-1 leading to ertapenem resistance in a clinical isolate of Klebsiella pneumoniae producing
OBJECTIVES The study aimed to characterize the genetic basis of flomoxef and collateral ertapenem resistance in a clinical isolate of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniaeExpand
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Tuberculous Parotitis: Case Report and Literature Review
  • Ing-Kit Lee, J. Liu
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
  • 1 July 2005
Objectives: Our aim was to better understand the rarely encountered tuberculous (TB) parotitis. Methods: A case of TB parotitis is reported, and the literature is reviewed. Results: Forty-nineExpand
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National survey of invasive pneumococcal diseases in Taiwan under partial PCV7 vaccination in 2007: emergence of serotype 19A with high invasive potential.
We conducted an active, population-based laboratory surveillance study to evaluate the epidemiologic features of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in Taiwan. Concurrently, nasopharyngealExpand
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