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Brain abscess: clinical experience and analysis of prognostic factors.
BACKGROUND Over the past 2 decades, the diagnosis and treatment of brain abscess have been facilitated by a number of technological advancements, which have resulted in a significant improvement ofExpand
Flavobacterium indologenes bacteremia: clinical and microbiological characteristics.
To our knowledge, Flavobacterium indologenes has never been reported as a cause of bacteremia in humans. F. indologenes bacteremia was diagnosed in 12 patients at a tertiary referral center inExpand
Novel Characteristics of Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains Belonging to Multilocus Sequence Type 59 in Taiwan
ABSTRACT Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) strains, which often produce Panton-Valentine leucocidin (PVL), are increasingly noted worldwide. In this study, weExpand
Nosocomial infections caused by Sphingomonas paucimobilis: clinical features and microbiological characteristics.
  • P. Hsueh, L. Teng, +4 authors K. Luh
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
  • 1 March 1998
From January 1995 to September 1996, 14 isolates of Sphingomonas paucimobilis, including 11 from clinical specimens from six patients with nosocomial infection and three from environmental sources,Expand
High Incidence of Erythromycin Resistance among Clinical Isolates of Streptococcus agalactiae in Taiwan
ABSTRACT The in vitro susceptibilities of 266 isolates ofStreptococcus agalactiae determined by the agar dilution method showed that 6% of isolates were nonsusceptible to penicillin and 46% wasExpand
Pandrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Causing Nosocomial Infections in a University Hospital, Taiwan
The rapid emergence (from 0% before 1998 to 6.5% in 2000) of pandrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (PDRAB) was noted in a university hospital in Taiwan. To understand the epidemiology of theseExpand
Clinical and microbiological characteristics of Flavobacterium indologenes infections associated with indwelling devices.
Clinical infections caused by Flavobacterium indologenes have never been documented. Thirteen isolates derived from seven patients with indwelling device-associated F. indologenes infections wereExpand
Ureaplasma urealyticum biovar specificity and diversity are encoded in multiple-banded antigen gene.
Ureaplasma urealyticum is a commensal organism of the lower genital tract of females, but in a subpopulation of individuals, it can invade the upper genital tract. It is a significant cause ofExpand
Molecular evidence for strain dissemination of Penicillium marneffei: an emerging pathogen in Taiwan.
From January 1987 through December 1998, Penicillium marneffei infection (23 patients) or colonization (1 patient) was diagnosed in a total of 24 patients in Taiwan. Of these 24 patients, 16 (67%)Expand
Increasing incidence of nosocomialChryseobacterium indologenes infections in Taiwan
To understand the clinical features, antimicrobial therapy, and epidemiology ofChryseobacterium indologenes infections, the medical records of 36 patients with nosocomialChryseobacterium indologenesExpand