Yhu Chering Huang

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Affiliation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Molecular analysis of repeated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Chih Jung Chen
    Divisions of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 5:e14431. 2010
  2. pmc Clinical features of coxsackievirus A4, B3 and B4 infections in children
    Chia Jie Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e87391. 2014
  3. pmc Livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST9 in pigs and related personnel in Taiwan
    Hsin Wei Fang
    School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Gueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e88826. 2014
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among adult patients visiting emergency department in a medical center in Taiwan
    Sheng Yun Lu
    College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e18620. 2011
  5. pmc Staphylococcus aureus ocular infection: methicillin-resistance, clinical features, and antibiotic susceptibilities
    Chih Chun Chuang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e42437. 2012
  6. pmc Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among pediatricians in Taiwan
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e82472. 2013
  7. pmc Polymicrobial bloodstream infection in neonates: microbiology, clinical characteristics, and risk factors
    Ming Horng Tsai
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Yunlin, Taiwan College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Chiayi, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e83082. 2014
  8. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among patients receiving hemodialysis in Taiwan: prevalence rate, molecular characterization and de-colonization
    Yu Chuan Kang
    College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 12:284. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Determining the significance of coagulase-negative staphylococci identified in cultures of paired blood specimens from neonates by species identification and strain clonality
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:70-3. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Shigella sonnei gastroenteritis in Northeastern Taiwan
    Yu Yu Chuang
    Departments of Pediatrics, St Mary s Hospital, Lo Tung, I Lan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:92-4. 2006

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Publications132 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Molecular analysis of repeated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Chih Jung Chen
    Divisions of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 5:e14431. 2010
    ..The study aimed to define the genetic relatedness of MRSA isolates from children with repeated infections...
  2. pmc Clinical features of coxsackievirus A4, B3 and B4 infections in children
    Chia Jie Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e87391. 2014
    ..Clinical features of coxsackievirus A4 (CA4), B3 (CB3) and B4 (CB4) infections in children have not been comprehensively described...
  3. pmc Livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST9 in pigs and related personnel in Taiwan
    Hsin Wei Fang
    School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Gueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e88826. 2014
    ..To evaluate the nasal carriage of MRSA among pigs and related workers in Taiwan, we conducted this study...
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among adult patients visiting emergency department in a medical center in Taiwan
    Sheng Yun Lu
    College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e18620. 2011
    ..To understand the carriage rate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among the adult patients visiting emergency department (ED), we conducted this study...
  5. pmc Staphylococcus aureus ocular infection: methicillin-resistance, clinical features, and antibiotic susceptibilities
    Chih Chun Chuang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e42437. 2012
    ..aureus (MSSA) infections...
  6. pmc Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among pediatricians in Taiwan
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e82472. 2013
    ..Community-associated MRSA are prevalent among children in Taiwan. We conducted this study to better understand the carriage rate of MRSA among pediatricians in non-outbreak situations in Taiwan,...
  7. pmc Polymicrobial bloodstream infection in neonates: microbiology, clinical characteristics, and risk factors
    Ming Horng Tsai
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Yunlin, Taiwan College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Chiayi, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e83082. 2014
    ..Polymicrobial bloodstream infections (PBSIs) have been associated with complex underlying medical conditions and a high incidence of specific microorganisms in several settings, but the relevant data are scarce in neonates...
  8. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among patients receiving hemodialysis in Taiwan: prevalence rate, molecular characterization and de-colonization
    Yu Chuan Kang
    College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 12:284. 2012
    ..To evaluate nasal carriage, molecular characterization and effectiveness of decolonization of MRSA among patients receiving hemodialysis in Taiwan, we conducted this study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Determining the significance of coagulase-negative staphylococci identified in cultures of paired blood specimens from neonates by species identification and strain clonality
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:70-3. 2006
    ..Isolation of CoNS in cultures of 2 blood samples obtained simultaneously from separate sites in neonates usually represents true infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Shigella sonnei gastroenteritis in Northeastern Taiwan
    Yu Yu Chuang
    Departments of Pediatrics, St Mary s Hospital, Lo Tung, I Lan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:92-4. 2006
    ..5, 32 and 27%, respectively. None of the isolates was resistant to ciprofloxacin. Prolonged bacterial shedding in the feces can occur when an inappropriate antibiotic is used...
  11. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in neonatal intensive care units: genotyping analysis and case-control study
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 46:156-60. 2005
    ..8 (95% CI 2.95-145.4, p =.002). Conclusively, two major clones of MRSA prevailed in our NICUs, and the presence of skin infection at onset was the risk factor for the acquisition of MRSA bacteremia in these infants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Molecular surveillance of clinical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in neonatal intensive care units
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:157-60. 2005
    ..aureus clinical isolates. The objective of this study was to assess the relatedness of these MRSA strains...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in school children without identifiable risk factors in northern taiwan
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:276-8. 2005
    ..One common genotype accounted for most isolates from the school children and from the HCWs. Based on genotyping, MRSA strains circulating in the community in Taiwan were similar to the hospital strains...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in contacts of an adolescent with community-acquired disseminated disease
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:919-22. 2004
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  15. pmc Changing molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream isolates from a teaching hospital in Northern Taiwan
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2268-70. 2006
    ..The changing epidemiology is due to the introduction of a new epidemic clone (sequence type 5) and a local community clone (sequence type 59) of MRSA into the hospital...
  16. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and its association with infection among infants hospitalized in neonatal intensive care units
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 5 Fu Shin St, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 118:469-74. 2006
    ..We conducted this study to assess the rate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and its association with infection among infants hospitalized in methicillin-resistant S aureus-endemic NICUs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Significance of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from a single blood culture from neonates in intensive care
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan, Taiwan
    Ann Trop Paediatr 26:311-8. 2006
    ..Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are the most common pathogens of late-onset bacteraemia in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). Discriminating true infection from contamination is difficult...
  18. pmc Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among Taiwanese children in 2005 and 2006
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linko, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3992-5. 2007
    ..We concluded that between 2005 and 2006, 7.3% of healthy Taiwanese children were colonized by MRSA in nares. MRSA harbored in healthy children indicates an accelerated spread in the community...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in household contacts of children with community-acquired diseases in Taiwan
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:1066-8. 2007
    ..aureus infection and 30 (25%) of 121 household contacts. By genotyping comparison, 94% and 64% of the colonization isolates from the patients and the contacts, respectively, were indistinguishable from the clinical isolates...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparative molecular analysis of community-associated and healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from children in northern Taiwan
    Y C Huang
    Division of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:1167-72. 2008
    ..However, the CA clone of ST59 was also identified in a substantial proportion of HA isolates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Influenza-associated central nervous system dysfunction in Taiwanese children: clinical characteristics and outcomes with and without administration of oseltamivir
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:647-8. 2009
    ..Seventeen children received oseltamivir therapy after admission and no significant difference between administration of oseltamivir and outcome was observed (P = 0.1512 by Fisher exact test)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association of Staphylococcus aureus colonization in parturient mothers and their babies
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:742-4. 2009
    ..aureus isolates, 11 (50%) paired isolates were unrelated, 1 pair related, and 10 pairs (45%) indistinguishable. Newborn babies acquire S. aureus colonization soon after birth either from the environment or their mothers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genotyping analysis of colonizing candidal isolates from very-low-birthweight infants in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Y C Huang
    Division of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Hosp Infect 58:200-3. 2004
    ..Should an infant harbour a candidal strain, they may harbour this strain at multiple sites and for a prolonged period...
  24. pmc Molecular epidemiology of clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Taiwan
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 42:307-10. 2004
    ..The other 26 types (30 type-subtypes) were minor. We conclude that the majority of MRSA clinical isolates shared a common PFGE pattern, indicating the presence of a single, epidemic MRSA clone prevailing in major hospitals in Taiwan...
  25. doi request reprint Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children in Taiwan, 2000s
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 38:2-8. 2011
    ..The information provided here is not only important for local public health but can also enhance a general understanding of the successful epidemic clones of CA-MRSA worldwide...
  26. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis in previously healthy infants and children: analysis of forty-three episodes
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Divisions of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1049-52. 2002
    ..Fewer than 50 cases of community-acquired sepsis associated with P. aeruginosa in previously healthy infants and children have been reported in English language literature...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia in a neonatal intensive care unit: clinical implications and genotyping analysis
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Taipei Branch, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1105-9. 2002
    ..Outbreaks of sepsis associated with have been rarely reported in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). We describe such an outbreak in a NICU, and the results of molecular epidemiologic investigations are presented...
  28. ncbi request reprint Influenza A-associated central nervous system dysfunction in children presenting as transient visual hallucination
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:366-8. 2003
    ..Within 8 days all five children were discharged in stable condition. Influenza A-associated central nervous system dysfunction may be more common than previously recognized, and the prognosis is not necessarily poor...
  29. ncbi request reprint Toxic shock syndrome in children: epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management
    Yu Yu Chuang
    Department of Pediatrics, St Mary s Hospital, Lotung, Taiwan
    Paediatr Drugs 7:11-25. 2005
    ..An adjuvant therapeutic strategy may include agents that can block superantigens, such as intravenous immunoglobulin that contains superantigen neutralizing antibodies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neonatal enterovirus infections: emphasis on risk factors of severe and fatal infections
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Division of Pediatric Infecti ious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:889-94. 2003
    ..Neonatal enterovirus infections have diverse manifestations, from asymptomatic to fatal. An understanding of the risk factors associated with severe cases might help to reduce enterovirus-related morbidity and mortality...
  31. ncbi request reprint Transmission and clinical features of enterovirus 71 infections in household contacts in Taiwan
    Luan Yin Chang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Kweishan, Taiwan
    JAMA 291:222-7. 2004
    ..Although enterovirus 71 has caused epidemics associated with significant morbidity and mortality, its transmission has not been thoroughly investigated...
  32. ncbi request reprint Outcome of enterovirus 71 infections with or without stage-based management: 1998 to 2002
    Luan Yin Chang
    Divisions of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:327-32. 2004
    ..In Taiwan in 1998 almost all the EV71 patients with cardiopulmonary failure died. To improve clinical outcome of EV71 patients, we developed a stage-based management program in 2000...
  33. doi request reprint Astrovirus gastroenteritis in hospitalized children of less than 5 years of age in Taiwan, 2009
    Wei Chen Tseng
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linko, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 45:311-7. 2012
    ..This is a prospective study to investigate astrovirus gastroenteritis in hospitalized children in Taiwan...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical features between coxsackievirus A2 and enterovirus 71 during the enterovirus outbreak in Taiwan, 2008: a children's hospital experience
    Shih Perng Chen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Medical Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:99-104. 2010
    ..In this study, we compared Cox A2 with enterovirus 71 (EV71) in terms of clinical manifestation and epidemiology during the 2008 enterovirus outbreak in Taiwan...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and genotyping analysis of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Taiwanese children
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 5 Fu Shin Street, 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:40-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the clinical features and genotyping analysis of CA-MRSA in children in Taiwan, we conducted this study...
  36. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of a diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis-inactivated poliovirus vaccine/Haemophilus influenzae type B combination vaccine administered to Taiwanese infants at 2, 4, and 6 months of age
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taipei
    Chang Gung Med J 26:315-22. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Multidrug-resistant non-typhoid Salmonella infections in a medical center
    Chien Yu Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Provincial Tao Yuan Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:78-84. 2002
    ..choleraesuis found in this study indicate the importance of judicious use of antimicrobial agents in both humans and animals to reduce the selection and spread of resistant strains...
  38. doi request reprint Change in the molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections in Taiwan
    Chih Jung Chen
    Divisions of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 65:199-201. 2009
    ..Multiresistance might be one of the characteristics that could have contributed to its quick adaptation to hospital environments...
  39. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of respiratory viral infections among pediatric outpatients in northern Taiwan
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Clin Virol 30:81-5. 2004
    ..Viruses are a frequent cause of upper respiratory tract infections in children. Like Taiwan, there were few virological surveillance systems for respiratory viral infections among children in developing countries...
  40. ncbi request reprint Nontyphoidal Salmonella bacteremia in previously healthy children: analysis of 199 episodes
    Ming Han Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:909-13. 2007
    ..Nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) bacteremia is not rare in otherwise healthy children in Taiwan. Few studies described the clinical manifestations and outcomes of NTS bacteremia in previously healthy children...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hemolytic uremic syndrome associated with pneumococcal pneumonia in Taiwan
    Yu Hsuan Huang
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, 5, Fu Hsin Street, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 165:332-5. 2006
    ..The long-term prognosis for recovery of renal function appears to be good in these patients in northern Taiwan...
  42. ncbi request reprint One-year post-primary antibody persistence and booster immune response to a fully liquid five-component acellular pertussis, diphtheria, tetanus, inactivated poliomyelitis, Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University Medicine, Taoyuan, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 11:488-95. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint The impact of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on risk factors for Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in children
    Yu Chia Hsieh
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:e163-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate whether the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) alters common risk factors of nasopharyngeal carriage by Streptococcus pneumoniae in children...
  44. doi request reprint Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Taiwan before and after the introduction of a conjugate vaccine
    Chen Yen Kuo
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsin Street, Kwei Shan Hsiang, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Vaccine 29:5171-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of the vaccination, we conducted an active, prospective, large-scale, long-term, and multicenter study to assess the prevalence of nasopharyngeal Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in Taiwanese children...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and molecular characteristics of invasive community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Taiwanese children
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 59:287-93. 2007
    ..Surgical interventions were often required, and a prolonged course of antibiotic therapy was needed. A multiresistant CA-MRSA clone characterized as ST59 was identified from these children in Taiwan...
  46. ncbi request reprint Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis and septic arthritis in children
    Hui Chin Kao
    Department of Pediatrics, Li Shin Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 36:260-5. 2003
    ..aureus as a cause of bone and joint infections has been increasing. Serum bactericidal titer is valuable for the management of patients receiving sequential therapy for acute hematogenous osteomyelitis and septic arthritis...
  47. doi request reprint Epidemiology of acute otitis media among young children: a multiple database study in Taiwan
    Pei Ju Ting
    Department of Pediatrics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 45:453-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the epidemiology of AOM among young children in Taiwan, including the age incidence and seasonality by combining multiple databases...
  48. doi request reprint Identification of porcine rotavirus-like genotype P[6] strains in Taiwanese children
    Kao Pin Hwang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, China Medical University Hospital, China Medical University School of Medicine, Taichung, Taiwan ROC
    J Med Microbiol 61:990-7. 2012
    ..Therefore, continuation of strain monitoring is needed in the vaccine era to detect any possible vaccine breakthrough events associated with the introduction of such heterologous rotavirus strains...
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of enterovirus 71 infection and associated hand, foot, and mouth disease/herpangina in children during an epidemic in Taiwan
    Luan Yin Chang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 109:e88. 2002
    ..We measured EV71 seroprevalence rates before and after the epidemic and investigated risk factors associated with EV71 infection and illness...
  50. ncbi request reprint First isolation of ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi in Taiwan
    Chia Jie Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 46:469-73. 2013
    ..In Taiwan, typhoid fever is rare but constitutes an important public health concern...
  51. doi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes for multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteremia in the NICU
    Ming Horng Tsai
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Yunlin, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 133:e322-9. 2014
    ..To assess the risk factors antibiotic therapy and outcomes of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacilli (GNB) bacteremia in NICU patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Genetic characterization of enterovirus 71 isolated from patients with severe disease by comparative analysis of complete genomes
    Shih Cheng Chang
    Research Center for Emerging Viral Infections, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 84:931-9. 2012
    ..Further studies of EV71 pathogenesis should examine the significance of genomic diversity and the effects of multiple mutations in a viral population...
  53. ncbi request reprint Nasal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in healthy children and adults in northern Taiwan
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Kweishan 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 59:265-9. 2007
    ..The isolates from the children attending the CCC had a significantly higher penicillin-nonsusceptible rate than those from the pupils and adolescents. Transmission of the same clone in a single class may have frequently occurred...
  54. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D-conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) co-administered with routine childhood vaccines in Taiwan
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:495-503. 2012
    ..The immunogenicity and safety of the 10-valent pneumococcal nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (H. Influenzae) protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV), co-administered with routine childhood vaccines, were assessed in Taiwanese infants...
  55. pmc Increasing ceftriaxone resistance and multiple alterations of penicillin-binding proteins among penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Taiwan
    Cheng Hsun Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin Street, Kweishan 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3404-6. 2007
    ..Seven amino acid alterations in the penicillin-binding protein 2B transpeptidase-encoding region specifically contributed to the resistance...
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical analysis of computed tomography-staged orbital cellulitis in children
    Chen Fang Ho
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:518-24. 2007
    ..This study sought to delineate the clinical, bacteriological and radiological findings, management and outcome of orbital cellulitis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of SARS Coronavirus Among Residents Near a Hospital with a Nosocomial Outbreak
    Ming Han Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, and Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:885-91. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance patterns of community-acquired urinary tract infections in children with vesicoureteral reflux receiving prophylactic antibiotic therapy
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, and Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 122:1212-7. 2008
    ..The goal was to examine bacterial antimicrobial resistance of recurrent urinary tract infections in children receiving antibiotic prophylaxis because of primary vesicoureteral reflux...
  59. doi request reprint Host and microbiologic factors associated with mortality in Taiwanese children with invasive pneumococcal diseases, 2001 to 2006
    Chih Jung Chen
    Divisions of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 63:194-200. 2009
    ..1; 95% CI, 1.4-47.3), which are the independent predictors for fatality. This finding highlighted the importance of immunization of disadvantaged children, targeting drug-resistant pneumococci...
  60. pmc Adenovirus serotype 3 and 7 infection with acute respiratory failure in children in Taiwan, 2010-2011
    Chen Yin Lai
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e53614. 2013
    ..We did this study to find the clinical characteristics and risk factors associated with severe adenovirus infection...
  61. pmc Longitudinal analysis of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus carriage in healthy adolescents
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2508-14. 2013
    ..MRSA carriers were more likely to carry a single strain, with a trend toward a higher chance of developing cellulitis than for MSSA carriers...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cefepime versus ceftazidime as empiric monotherapy for fever and neutropenia in children with cancer
    Yu Yu Chuang
    Department of Pediatrics, St Mary Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:203-9. 2002
    ..We compared the efficacy and safety of cefepime and ceftazidime as empiric monotherapy of febrile neutropenia in children with cancer...
  63. pmc Seroprevalence and severity of 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 in Taiwan
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e24440. 2011
    ..This study is to determine the seroprevalence of the pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus (pH1N1) in Taiwan before and after the 2009 pandemic, and to estimate the relative severity of pH1N1 infections among different age groups...
  64. ncbi request reprint The 1998 enterovirus 71 outbreak in Taiwan: pathogenesis and management
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 34:S52-7. 2002
    ..After poliovirus is eradicated, EV71 will become the most important enterovirus that affects children, and development of a vaccine may be the only effective measure against it...
  65. ncbi request reprint Severe adenovirus infection in children
    Y u Y u Chuang
    Department of Pediatrics, St Mary s Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 36:37-40. 2003
    ..Rapid progression of the clinical course despite antibiotic therapy and the presence of unusual extrapulmonary symptoms are important clinical clues in the diagnosis of severe adenoviral infection...
  66. ncbi request reprint Experience with linezolid therapy in children with osteoarticular infections
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:985-8. 2007
    ..The clinical efficacy of this drug has not been previously evaluated for Gram-positive osteoarticular infections in children...
  67. ncbi request reprint Clinical responses of patients with Kawasaki disease to different brands of intravenous immunoglobulin
    Ming Han Tsai
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Division of Taipei Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Pediatr 148:38-43. 2006
    ..To determine whether different brands of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) administered to children with Kawasaki disease (KD) result in different outcomes...
  68. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of myoclonic jerk in children with enterovirus infection
    Hsiao Kuo Lu
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 37:82-7. 2004
    ..95 and 0.99, respectively. This study demonstrated that myoclonic jerk and EV71 infection are both independently associated with more severe disease and higher incidence of neurologic sequelae...
  69. doi request reprint Etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children in northern Taiwan
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:e196-201. 2012
    ..There has been no comprehensive study of the etiology of childhood community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), either in the pre- or postpneumococcal conjugate vaccine era, in Taiwan...
  70. pmc Successful control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in endemic neonatal intensive care units--a 7-year campaign
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e23001. 2011
    ..Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is among the most important nosocomial pathogens in the intensive care unit (ICU) worldwide, including Taiwan. Since 1997, our neonatal ICUs (NICUs) had become endemic for MRSA...
  71. ncbi request reprint Renal abscess in children: a 10-year clinical and radiologic experience in a tertiary medical center
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:1025-7. 2008
    ..Experiences gained from this 10-year study on patients with CT-proved diagnosis include the varied clinical presentations and use of sonographic-marked nephromegaly and focal mass as indications for further CT diagnosis...
  72. ncbi request reprint Viral load in blood is correlated with disease severity of neonatal coxsackievirus B3 infection: early diagnosis and predicting disease severity is possible in severe neonatal enterovirus infection
    Meng Hsiu Yen
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 44:e78-81. 2007
    ..Timely diagnosis is possible in severe neonatal enterovirus infection...
  73. ncbi request reprint Chlamydial pneumonia in children requiring hospitalization: effect of mixed infection on clinical outcome
    Ming Han Tsai
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:117-22. 2005
    ..8%) among these patients. The clinical course of chlamydial pneumonia was not serious in most patients, but alertness is needed to the possibility of developing severe pneumonia in cases with bacterial coinfection...
  74. ncbi request reprint Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis with pulmonary edema presenting as respiratory distress
    Chih Yung Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:1237-40. 2004
    ..Prompt diagnosis and early therapy of PSGNmay avoid mortality and unnecessary therapeutic intervention...
  75. doi request reprint Complications associated with 2 different types of percutaneously inserted central venous catheters in very low birth weight infants
    Ming Horng Tsai
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Yunlin, Taiwan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:258-66. 2011
    ....
  76. pmc Factors associated with nasal colonization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among healthy children in Taiwan
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kweishan 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 49:131-7. 2011
    ..The carriage rate varied significantly across different demographical features. Crowding was an independent environmental risk factor that might accelerate CA-MRSA transmission in the community...
  77. ncbi request reprint A cluster of adenovirus serotype 3 infections in children in northern Taiwan: clinical features and laboratory findings
    Chien Hui Lin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:302-9. 2007
    ..To define clinical manifestations and laboratory findings of adenovirus serotype 3 infections in children...
  78. doi request reprint Clinical features of radiologically confirmed pneumonia due to adenovirus in children
    Shih Perng Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Virol 56:7-12. 2013
    ..Clinical features of radiologically confirmed pneumonia due to adenovirus in children have not been comprehensively evaluated...
  79. doi request reprint Risk factors for salmonella gastroenteritis in children less than five years of age in Taiwan
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No 5, Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:e239-43. 2012
    ..Nontyphoid Salmonella spp. have been among the most common pathogens of acute gastroenteritis in children in Taiwan. However, the principal sources of transmission remain poorly defined...
  80. pmc Amino acids transitioning of 2009 H1N1pdm in Taiwan from 2009 to 2011
    Guang Wu Chen
    Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e45946. 2012
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Catheter management in neonates with bloodstream infection and a percutaneously inserted central venous catheter in situ: removal or not?
    Ming Horng Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am J Infect Control 40:59-64. 2012
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Clinical manifestations of a cluster of rotavirus infection in young infants hospitalized in neonatal care units
    I Chen Tai
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 45:15-21. 2012
    ..To define the clinical manifestations of rotavirus (RV) infection in neonates and young infants hospitalized in neonatal care units, which are rarely reported...
  83. doi request reprint Distribution, clinical features and treatment in Taiwanese patients with symptomatic primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) in a nationwide population-based study during 1985-2010
    Wen I Lee
    Primary Immunodeficiency Care and Research PICAR Institute, Chang Gung University College of Medicine and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Immunobiology 216:1286-94. 2011
    ..Awareness of under-diagnosis among physicians rather than pediatricians is vital for timely diagnosis and consequently adequate treatment...
  84. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 in the general population in Taiwan: implication for optimal age of human papillomavirus vaccination
    Chih Jung Chen
    Divisions of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, 5, Fu Shin Street, Kweishan 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Virol 38:126-30. 2007
    ..The optimal age for administration of recently approved prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines remains undetermined...
  85. doi request reprint Clinical features of echovirus 6 and 9 infections in children
    Hao Yuan Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Virol 49:175-9. 2010
    ..Clinical features of echovirus 6 and 9 infections in children have not been comprehensively evaluated, particularly for sporadic cases...
  86. doi request reprint Necrotizing pneumococcal pneumonia with bronchopleural fistula among children in Taiwan
    Yu Chia Hsieh
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:740-4. 2011
    ..Histopathologic features of children receiving surgical resections of the lung because of BPF were analyzed to explore the pathogenesis of destructive lung disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae...
  87. ncbi request reprint Booster vaccination at 6-8 years of age with a reduced antigen content dTpa-IPV vaccine is immunogenic and safe after priming with whole-cell pertussis vaccine
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Hum Vaccin 4:50-3. 2008
    ....
  88. doi request reprint Clinical, immunological and genetic features in Taiwanese patients with the phenotype of hyper-immunoglobulin E recurrent infection syndromes (HIES)
    Wen I Lee
    Primary Immunodeficiency Care and Research PICAR Institute, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Immunobiology 216:909-17. 2011
    ..Close follow-up of the HIES phenotype rather than identifying genetic mutations should be the cornerstone of intervention at this juncture because of relatively lower percentage of identifying mutations in Taiwanese HIES (4/11; 36.5%)...
  89. doi request reprint A cluster of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus colonization in a nursery
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Perinat Med 40:307-10. 2012
    ..Staphylococcus aureus is among the most important pathogens of bacteremia in hospitals. Colonizing strains may spread to other patients...
  90. doi request reprint Immune defects in active mycobacterial diseases in patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs)
    Wen I Lee
    Primary Immunodeficiency Care and Research PICAR Institute, Chang Gung Medical Hospital and Children s Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 110:750-8. 2011
    ..Furthermore, manifestations in patients with autoantibodies to IFN-γ (autoAbs-IFN-γ), which is categorized as an anticytokine autoantibody syndrome, can resemble the relatively persistent MSMD phenotype lacking BCG-induced diseases...
  91. ncbi request reprint Probiotics have clinical, microbiologic, and immunologic efficacy in acute infectious diarrhea
    Chien Chang Chen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:135-8. 2010
    ..Acute infectious diarrhea is a major cause of childhood morbidity and economic burden for families. We evaluate the clinical, microbiologic, and immunologic effects of probiotics in acute infectious diarrhea...
  92. doi request reprint Estimates of individuals exposed to human metapneumovirus in a community-based Taiwanese population in 1999
    Chung Guei Huang
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arch Virol 155:343-50. 2010
    ..In addition, our findings suggest that preschool children in particular would benefit from vaccination against hMPV...
  93. doi request reprint Clinical and epidemiologic features of Coxsackievirus A6 infection in children in northern Taiwan between 2004 and 2009
    Shih Hsuan Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 44:252-7. 2011
    ..This study is to define clinical manifestations and laboratory findings of Cox A6 infection in children...
  94. ncbi request reprint Clinical and genetic characterization of severe influenza B-associated diseases during an outbreak in Taiwan
    Wen Chen Li
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Virol 42:45-51. 2008
    ..Mismatches between circulating and vaccine strains of influenza virus had been observed in Taiwan. A comprehensive clinical and genetic analysis of influenza B viruses-associated important diseases was lacking...
  95. ncbi request reprint Bronchiolitis obliterans in children: clinical presentation, therapy and long-term follow-up
    Chih Yung Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:129-33. 2008
    ..To delineate the predisposing factors, clinical, radiological features and outcomes of bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) in children for minimising morbidity and mortality...
  96. ncbi request reprint A fully liquid diphtheria-tetanus-five component acellular pertussis-inactivated poliomyelitis--Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine: immunogenicity and safety of primary vaccination in Taiwanese infants
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 11:129-36. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Invasive pediatric Neisseria meningitidis infections
    Pao Lan Tuan
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:427-32. 2009
    ..However, the number of infections increased in 2001 and 2002. This study was performed to ascertain the epidemiology and clinical manifestations of infections caused by meningococcus in a pediatric population...
  98. ncbi request reprint Incidence density and relative risk of nosocomial infection in Taiwan's Only Children's Hospital, 1999-2003
    Suh Hwa Maa
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Linkou Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:767-70. 2008
    ..06 cases per 1,000 patient-days. The relative risk was highest in intensive care units, oncology wards, and neonatal observation wards. Very young, low-birth-weight, critically ill, and oncology patients were most at risk...
  99. doi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical peculiarities of norovirus and rotavirus infection in hospitalized young children with acute diarrhea in Taiwan, 2009
    Shu yan Yang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:506-14. 2010
    ..We conducted a study to investigate the incidence of norovirus in young children hospitalized with acute diarrhea in Taiwan and its clinical peculiarity compared with rotavirus gastroenteritis...
  100. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Taiwan
    Chih Jung Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:376-82. 2005
    ..The treatment of putative CA S. aureus infection should be stratified according to the severity and the disease entity...
  101. ncbi request reprint Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease in an immunocompetent adolescent
    Kin Sun Wong
    Department of Pediatric Respiratory Therapy, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin Street, Kweishan 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Respir Care 53:908-11. 2008
    ..kansasii. Treating Mycobacterium in an immunocompetent child requires multiple antimycobacterial drugs, including isoniazid, rifampicin, and ethambutol for at least 12 months after negative sputum culture...