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OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy between one step with transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) and two steps with TEOAE and automated auditory brainstem response (AABR) in a newborn hearing screening program. We investigated their differences in referral rate, the accurate identification rate of congenital hearing loss (HL), and cost effectiveness.(More)
The objective of this study was to analyze recent infections and the molecular epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) among different risk groups since the outbreak of circulating recombinant form CRF07_BC among intravenous drug users (IDUs) in 2004 in Taiwan. Phylogenetic analysis was performed using the env and pol fragment sequences(More)
This article describes a case of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection transmission caused by a bloody knife fight in a robbery. The victim was a 69-year-old man who was not infected with HIV-1, and his wife was HIV-antibody negative. A robber, a 42-year-old man, was HIV antibody-positive since December 2005 and had not taken antiretroviral(More)
  • Tzu-Yu Fu, K C Ong, Y D Tran, C A McLean, K T Wong
  • Neuropathology and applied neurobiology
  • 2016
Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) virus, an RNA flavivirus, was first isolated in 1951 during an outbreak of encephalitis in the Murray Valley, Australia [1]. Subsequent outbreaks have been reported in 1956, 1974 and 2011 [2,3]. Similar to other flaviviral encephalitides such as Japanese encephalitis (JE), West Nile (WN) encephalitis and Tick Borne(More)
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