Chien Ching Hung

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Affiliation: National Taiwan University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Therapeutic drug monitoring and pharmacogenetic study of HIV-infected ethnic chinese receiving efavirenz-containing antiretroviral therapy with or without rifampicin-based anti-tuberculous therapy
    Kuan Yeh Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin Chu Branch, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e88497. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica infection in men who have sex with men
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:729-36. 2012
  3. pmc Recent hepatitis C virus infections in HIV-infected patients in Taiwan: incidence and risk factors
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Departments of Internal Medicinea and Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 50:781-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of recurrent nontyphoid Salmonella bacteremia in HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy and an increasing trend of fluoroquinolone resistance
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 45:e60-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A 5-year longitudinal follow-up study of serological responses to 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination among patients with HIV infection who received highly active antiretroviral therapy
    C C Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    HIV Med 11:54-63. 2010
  6. pmc Amebiasis among persons who sought voluntary counseling and testing for human immunodeficiency virus infection: a case-control study
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:65-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of hepatitis D virus infection on the long-term outcomes of patients with hepatitis B virus and HIV coinfection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: a matched cohort study
    Wang Huei Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 44:988-95. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Invasive amebiasis as an emerging parasitic disease in patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection in Taiwan
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Intern Med 165:409-15. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of viral hepatitis and infectious complications among human immunodeficiency virus-infected injection drug users at a referral hospital
    Shiou Haur Liang
    Section of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, E Da Hospital, I Shou University, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 41:200-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Incidence of acute pancreatitis in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients with hypertriglyceridemia: is it really high?
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    Pancreas 41:283-9. 2012

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  1. pmc Therapeutic drug monitoring and pharmacogenetic study of HIV-infected ethnic chinese receiving efavirenz-containing antiretroviral therapy with or without rifampicin-based anti-tuberculous therapy
    Kuan Yeh Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin Chu Branch, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e88497. 2014
    ..We aimed to investigate the effects of CYP2B6 G516T polymorphisms and concomitant rifampicin use on the plasma efavirenz concentrations in HIV-infected Taiwanese...
  2. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica infection in men who have sex with men
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:729-36. 2012
    ..Metronidazole or tinidazole remains the mainstay of treatment for invasive amoebiasis, followed by treatment with luminal agents to prevent relapse and transmission of E histolytica to sexual partners or close contacts...
  3. pmc Recent hepatitis C virus infections in HIV-infected patients in Taiwan: incidence and risk factors
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Departments of Internal Medicinea and Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 50:781-7. 2012
    ..The incidence of HCV seroconversion that is associated with recent syphilis is increasing among HIV-infected patients in Taiwan...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of recurrent nontyphoid Salmonella bacteremia in HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy and an increasing trend of fluoroquinolone resistance
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 45:e60-7. 2007
    ..Risk of recurrent nontyphoid Salmonella (NTS) bacteremia and trends of antimicrobial resistance of NTS remain unknown in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  5. ncbi request reprint A 5-year longitudinal follow-up study of serological responses to 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination among patients with HIV infection who received highly active antiretroviral therapy
    C C Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    HIV Med 11:54-63. 2010
    ..Long-term antibody responses to 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) among HIV-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) are rarely investigated...
  6. pmc Amebiasis among persons who sought voluntary counseling and testing for human immunodeficiency virus infection: a case-control study
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:65-9. 2011
    ..711, 9.427) in multiple logistic regression analysis. The MSM, fecal-oral contamination, lower educational achievement, and older age were associated with increased risk for amebiasis among persons seeking VCT for HIV infection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of hepatitis D virus infection on the long-term outcomes of patients with hepatitis B virus and HIV coinfection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: a matched cohort study
    Wang Huei Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 44:988-95. 2007
    ..The influence of HDV infection on the responses to highly active antiretroviral therapy and hepatic complications in patients with HBV-HIV coinfection remains uncertain...
  8. ncbi request reprint Invasive amebiasis as an emerging parasitic disease in patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection in Taiwan
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Intern Med 165:409-15. 2005
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence of invasive amebiasis and intestinal colonization by E histolytica and E dispar in HIV-infected persons and uninfected controls...
  9. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of viral hepatitis and infectious complications among human immunodeficiency virus-infected injection drug users at a referral hospital
    Shiou Haur Liang
    Section of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, E Da Hospital, I Shou University, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 41:200-8. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Incidence of acute pancreatitis in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients with hypertriglyceridemia: is it really high?
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    Pancreas 41:283-9. 2012
    ..To assess the incidence of acute pancreatitis in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients with triglyceride (TG) greater than 500 mg/dL after highly active antiretroviral therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Colonization of HIV-infected outpatients in Taiwan with methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
    L Clifford McDonald
    National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J STD AIDS 14:473-7. 2003
    ..aureus, depending upon the drugs involved and resistance encountered. Fluoroquinolone use may have an important role in the spread of MRSA from inpatient to outpatient settings...
  12. pmc Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis D virus infection among injecting drug users with and without human immunodeficiency virus infection in Taiwan
    Sui Yuan Chang
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1083-9. 2011
    ..In summary, although IDU had a significantly higher HDV seroprevalence, molecular epidemiologic investigations did not support that HDV was introduced at the same time as HCV among IDU...
  13. pmc Increased risk for Entamoeba histolytica infection and invasive amebiasis in HIV seropositive men who have sex with men in Taiwan
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e175. 2008
    ..Incidence of Entamoeba histolytica infection and clinical manifestations and treatment response of invasive amebiasis (IA) in HIV-infected patients have rarely been investigated before...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of GB virus C viremia on patients with HIV type 1 infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Wang Huei Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 44:584-90. 2007
    ..The influence of GB virus C (GBV-C) viremia on clinical outcomes of patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection remains controversial in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Higher seroprevalence of Entamoeba histolytica infection is associated with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection in Taiwan
    Jih Jin Tsai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1016-9. 2006
    ..206 (95% confidence interval, 1.433, 7.176; P = 0.005). These findings show that HIV-infected persons, especially MSM 30-39 years of age, are at significantly higher risk of E. histolytica infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improved outcomes of HIV-1-infected adults with tuberculosis in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    AIDS 17:2615-22. 2003
    ..To compare the survival and treatment responses to antiretroviral therapy between HIV-1-infected patients with active TB (TB patients) and without (non-TB patients) in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic appearance of GI mycobacteriosis caused by the Mycobacterium avium complex in a patient with AIDS: case report and review
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:775-9. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of HIV type 1 subtypes in Taiwan: outbreak of HIV type 1 CRF07_BC infection in intravenous drug users
    Sui Yuan Chang
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:1055-66. 2006
    ..This finding not only helps us to have a better understanding of the HIV evolution in Asia, but also has important implications for vaccine design in the future...
  19. ncbi request reprint Differential clinical and virologic impact of hepatitis B virus genotypes B and C on HIV-coinfected patients receiving lamivudine-containing highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Wang Huei Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ntional Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 54:548-55. 2012
    ..The impact of hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes B and C on the clinical, immunologic, and virologic outcomes of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with chronic HBV infection remains largely unknown...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of two doses versus three doses of hepatitis A vaccine in human immunodeficiency virus-infected and -uninfected men who have sex with men
    Yu Tzu Tseng
    Departments of Traumatology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatology 57:1734-41. 2013
    ..13; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.05-1.21) and undetectable plasma HIV RNA load (AOR, 1.90; 95% CI, 1.10-3.28) before HAV vaccination were predictive of seroconversion in HIV-infected patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis virus infection in men who have sex with men aged 18-40 years in Taiwan
    Yu Tzu Tseng
    Department of Traumatology, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:431-8. 2012
    ..Comparisons of the seroprevalence rates of these hepatitis viruses between HIV-positive and HIV-negative MSM are rarely performed in Taiwan...
  22. pmc Evaluation of macrolide resistance and enhanced molecular typing of Treponema pallidum in patients with syphilis in Taiwan: a prospective multicenter study
    Hsiu Wu
    Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2299-304. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we found that type 14 f/f was the most common T. pallidum strain in this multicenter study on syphilis in Taiwan and that none of the isolates exhibited 23S rRNA mutations causing resistance to macrolides...
  23. ncbi request reprint Response to efavirenz plus two nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitors in patients with advanced stage human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection in Taiwan
    Shou Chin Deng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 36:10-4. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of vaccination with seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on virologic and immunologic outcomes among HIV-infected adult patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Ching Lan Lu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin Chu Branch, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:445-51. 2012
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the impact of vaccination with seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) on the short-term clinical, virologic, and immunologic outcomes among HIV-infected adult patients in the HAART era...
  25. pmc Risk of pneumocystosis after early discontinuation of prophylaxis among HIV-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Chien Yu Cheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan 100
    BMC Infect Dis 10:126. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Changes in the clinical spectrum of opportunistic illnesses in persons with HIV infection in Taiwan in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 59:311-6. 2006
    ..We concluded that despite the significant decrease in the number of AIDS-related OIs, the relative frequencies of common OIs did not change significantly after the introduction of HAART...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evolution of hepatitis B serological markers in HIV-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Wang Huei Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1221-9. 2007
    ..Evolution of serological markers of hepatitis B virus (HBV) carriage or infection has rarely been investigated among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Improved survival of persons with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy in Taiwan
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 59:222-8. 2006
    ..611 for persons enrolled in period 3 when compared to period 2 (P = 0.01). Our study suggested that the survival of persons in the late stage of HIV infection in Taiwan continued to improve in the late HAART era...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience of the 23-valent capsular polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccination in HIV-1-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy: a prospective observational study
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Vaccine 22:2006-12. 2004
    ..Vaccination did not increase the risks of all-cause community-acquired pneumonia, HIV progression, and mortality. Vaccination did not increase PVL or decrease CD4+ among HIV-1-infected patients receiving HAART...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of plasma hepatitis B virus levels after highly active antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV infection
    Chi Tai Fang
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Hepatol 39:1028-35. 2003
    ..This study aimed to compare the HBV dynamics between HBeAg-positive and HBeAg-negative coinfected patients treated with lamivudine-containing HAART...
  31. doi request reprint Comparison of serologic responses to vaccination with one dose or two doses of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in HIV-infected adult patients
    Ching Lan Lu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin Chu Branch, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Vaccine 30:3526-33. 2012
    ..Longitudinal follow-up studies of serologic responses to different doses of 7-valent PCV are rarely performed in HIV-infected adult patients receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (cART)...
  32. doi request reprint Outcomes of switch to atazanavir-containing combination antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1-infected patients with hyperlipidemia
    Ching Lan Lu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Hsin Chu Branch, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 44:258-64. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the clinical, virologic, and immunologic outcomes in HIV-infected patients with hyperlipidemia whose CART was switched to atazanavir-containing antiretroviral regimens...
  33. pmc Cost-effectiveness of detection of intestinal amebiasis by using serology and specific-amebic-antigen assays among persons with or without human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Sui Yuan Chang
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3077-9. 2008
    ..histolytica infection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Differential impact of late-stage HIV-1 infection on in vitro and in vivo maturation of myeloid dendritic cells
    Szu Min Hsieh
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:413-9. 2003
    ..That myeloid DCs fail to achieve full maturation in vivo in late-stage HIV-1 infection may contribute to the failure to induce effective cellular immunity against HIV-1 and opportunistic pathogens...
  35. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among pre-schoolchildren aged 1-5 years in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Western Africa
    Chia Kwung Fan
    Department of Parasitology, Taipei Medical University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:446-9. 2006
    ..Whether the DRSTP pre-schoolchildren acquire T. gondii infection through constant exposure to the parasite from their daily activities owing to poor environmental hygiene should be further evaluated...
  36. ncbi request reprint Revaccination with 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine elicits better serologic response than 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in HIV-infected adult patients who have undergone primary vaccination with 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharid
    Ching Lan Lu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin Chu Branch, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Vaccine 32:1031-5. 2014
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of community-acquired and health care-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients treated at the emergency department of a teaching hospital
    Chun Hsing Liao
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University, Taipei 10002, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 53:85-92. 2005
    ..Precise classification of patients is mandatory for the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance and selection of rationale empirical antibiotics...
  38. ncbi request reprint Impact of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection on outcomes of patients infected with HIV in an area where HBV infection is hyperendemic
    Wang Huei Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1471-7. 2004
    ..94; 95% CI, 0.53-1.66), HBV-infected patients had an increased risk for virologic failure (AOR, 1.76; 95% CI, 1.03-2.99) and death (AHR, 1.71; 95% CI, 1.19-2.47) after highly active antiretroviral therapy was initiated...
  39. ncbi request reprint Herpes zoster in HIV-1-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: a prospective observational study
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J STD AIDS 16:673-6. 2005
    ..Baseline CD4+ lymphocyte count was the most significant risk factor associated with development of HZ. HZ was associated with increased risk for HIV progression, but not mortality...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentations and virologic characteristics of primary human immunodeficiency virus type-1 infection in a university hospital in Taiwan
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 37:271-5. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial bloodstream infection in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in Taiwan: descriptive epidemiology and risk factors for mortality
    Jann Tay Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 103:743-8. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the incidence, causative pathogens, and outcome of NBSIs in hospitalized HIV-infected patients at a university hospital in Taiwan...
  42. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of the serum bactericidal test for mortality in patients infected with multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
    Chun Hsing Liao
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Infect 55:149-57. 2007
    ..There are no standard tests to measure outcome in patients infected with these strains. Our aim was to determine whether a serum bactericidal test (SBT) could be used for this purpose...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteremia in HIV-negative patients
    Yu Shin Chiu
    Division of Infectious Disease, Min Sheng General Hospital, Taoyuan, and Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Infection Control, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:355-64. 2007
    ..Limited information exists about the epidemiologic characteristics of HIV-negative patients with Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteremia (MTB)...
  44. doi request reprint Late diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: role of socio-behavioral factors and medical encounters
    Yi Chun Lo
    Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 110:306-15. 2011
    ..We investigated the risk factors for late HIV diagnosis in Taiwan...
  45. doi request reprint Trends of antiretroviral drug resistance in treatment-naive patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection in Taiwan
    Sui Yuan Chang
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:689-93. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence and trends of antiretroviral drug resistance among HIV-1-infected Taiwanese patients who have been provided with free-of-charge antiretroviral therapy (ART) since 1990...
  46. doi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection in Taiwan
    Chia Jui Yang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:278-84. 2010
    ..This study aimed to describe changes in the incidence and clinical characteristics of NHL in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in a referral hospital for HIV care...
  47. doi request reprint Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome of Kaposi's sarcoma in an HIV-infected patient
    Ching Lan Lu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin Chu Branch, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 46:309-12. 2013
    ..5 months following a significant increase of CD4 count after combination antiretroviral therapy. ..
  48. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of novel influenza A (H1N1) infection among HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 46:151-7. 2013
    ..Our aim was to determine the seroprevalence and seroincidence of novel influenza A infection among HIV-infected patients in Taiwan...
  49. pmc Differential impact of resistance-associated mutations to protease inhibitors and nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors on HIV-1 replication capacity
    Szu Min Hsieh
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1117-22. 2013
    ..Thus, decreased viral fitness during the emergence of RAMs suggests the importance of continued optimal antiretroviral treatment even when virological failure was noted...
  50. ncbi request reprint Discontinuation of secondary prophylaxis in AIDS patients with disseminated non-tuberculous mycobacteria infection
    Chung Hsin Liao
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 37:50-6. 2004
    ..In patients who received HAART and had a favorable response with viral suppression and immune restoration, discontinuation of secondary prophylaxis against disseminated NTM infections was safe...
  51. pmc Detection of SARS-associated coronavirus in throat wash and saliva in early diagnosis
    Wei Kung Wang
    National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1213-9. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Osteonecrosis in patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection in Taiwan
    Ya Chi Ho
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:382-6. 2007
    ..09), and a higher proportion of lipodystrophy (81.8 versus 15.0%, P<0.0001). Our report suggests that osteonecrosis is a rare complication in HIV-infected patients with prolonged exposure to ART with resultant metabolic complications...
  53. ncbi request reprint Trends of transmitted drug resistance of HIV-1 and its impact on treatment response to first-line antiretroviral therapy in Taiwan
    Chung Chih Lai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital and Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1254-60. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of transmitted drug resistance (TDR) of HIV-1 on treatment outcome in areas where routine testing for drug resistance mutations may not be available before combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) is initiated...
  54. ncbi request reprint Incidence of abacavir hypersensitivity and its relationship with HLA-B*5701 in HIV-infected patients in Taiwan
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:599-604. 2007
    ..To describe the incidence of hypersensitivity to abacavir and frequency of human leucocyte antigen (HLA)-B*5701 in HIV-infected Taiwanese persons...
  55. ncbi request reprint Serological screening and toxoplasmosis exposure factors among pregnant women in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:134-9. 2007
    ..The incidence of congenital toxoplasmosis in unborn babies should be intensively monitored in the DRSTP...
  56. pmc Detection of circulating galactomannan in serum samples for diagnosis of Penicillium marneffei infection and cryptococcosis among patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus
    Yu Tsung Huang
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2858-62. 2007
    ..The use of the GM antigen assay may facilitate earlier diagnosis of Penicillium marneffei infection for HIV-infected patients in areas of endemicity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection in Taiwan
    Chi Ying Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:227-33. 2009
    ..This retrospective study was conducted to describe the change in incidence and characteristics of HIV-associated KS in Taiwan...
  58. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization among patients with human immunodeficiency virus-1 who had received 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine
    Yi Chun Lo
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:234-42. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine on Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization in the upper airway of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 in Taiwan...
  59. pmc Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus among adults at high risk for HIV transmission two decades after implementation of nationwide hepatitis B virus vaccination program in Taiwan
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e90194. 2014
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction after penicillin therapy among patients with syphilis in the era of the hiv infection epidemic: incidence and risk factors
    Chia Jui Yang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 51:976-9. 2010
    ..19; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.04-1.37), early syphilis (RR, 8.59; 95% CI, 4.75-15.56), and prior penicillin treatment (RR, 0.39; 95% CI, 0.20-0.78)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and outcome analysis of infective endocarditis in elderly patients
    Jiun Ling Wang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 103:416-21. 2004
    ..Diagnosis and management of infective endocarditis (IE) in elderly patients remains a difficult problem. This study evaluated the clinical and microbiologic characteristics and outcome of IE in elderly patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Early empirical glycopeptide therapy for patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: impact on the outcome
    Chi Tai Fang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:511-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether appropriate early empirical glycopeptide therapy improves outcomes of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia...
  63. pmc SARS in hospital emergency room
    Yee Chun Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:782-8. 2004
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  64. pmc Colonization of human immunodeficiency virus-infected outpatients in Taiwan with Candida species
    Chien Ching Hung
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1600-3. 2005
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  65. pmc Association between amebic liver abscess and human immunodeficiency virus infection in Taiwanese subjects
    Meng Shuian Hsu
    Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 8:48. 2008
    ..Thirty-three Taiwanese subjects with amebic liver abscess (ALA) were examined and a possible correlation between ALA and HIV infection was investigated...
  66. doi request reprint Mycobacterium avium complex infection-related immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome of the central nervous system in an HIV-infected patient: case report and review
    Yi Chien Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chia Yi City, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 46:68-72. 2013
    ..Cases of MAC-related IRIS of the CNS reported in the literature are reviewed...
  67. pmc Impact of first-line protease inhibitors on predicted resistance to tipranavir in HIV-1-infected patients with virological failure
    Szu Min Hsieh
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Infect Dis 9:154. 2009
    ..However, in clinical practice, whether the HIV-1 from the patients with virological failure to the regimens containing first-line PIs remains susceptible to TPV/r may be questionable...
  68. ncbi request reprint Aberrant induction of regulatory activity of CD4+CD25+ T cells by dendritic cells in HIV-infected persons with amebic liver abscess
    Szu Min Hsieh
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:6-13. 2007
    ..histolytica, thus increasing the susceptibility to invasive amebiasis in even early-stage HIV-1-infected persons...
  69. ncbi request reprint Comparison of bone marrow studies with blood culture for etiological diagnosis of disseminated mycobacterial and fungal infection in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    Cheng Chin Ker
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:89-93. 2002
    ..This study demonstrated that bone marrow examination provides an additional aid in the diagnosis of disseminated mycobacterial or fungal infections in patients with human immunodeficiency virus who had prolonged fever...
  70. doi request reprint Association of single-nucleotide polymorphism 3 and c.553G>T of APOA5 with hypertriglyceridemia after treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy containing protease inhibitors in hiv-infected individuals in Taiwan
    Sui Yuan Chang
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 48:832-5. 2009
    ..553G>T variants or APOA5 SNP1T/SNP2G/SNP3C/c.553T haplotype were statistically significantly associated with development of extreme hypertriglyceridemia (triglyceride level, >500 mg/dL)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of tuberculous meningitis in adults in the era of modern antituberculous chemotherapy
    Jann Tay Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:215-22. 2002
    ..In addition, more advanced clinical staging evaluated at 30 days after the start of antituberculous chemotherapy and a positive cerebrospinal fluid culture for M. tuberculosis were associated with a poor prognosis...
  72. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome among HIV-infected Taiwanese patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: prevalence and associated factors
    Pei Ying Wu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1001-9. 2012
    ..We investigated the prevalence of and factors associated with metabolic syndrome among HIV-infected patients who are ethnic Chinese in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on incidence and management of human immunodeficiency virus-related opportunistic infections
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 54:849-53. 2004
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  74. doi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus testing among patients with tuberculosis at a university hospital in Taiwan, 2000 to 2006
    Hsiang Chi Kung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Yun Lin branch, Yun Lin, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 108:320-7. 2009
    ..This study assessed the frequency and results of HIV testing among patients diagnosed with TB at a university hospital from 2000 to 2006...
  75. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of intestinal infection due to Cryptosporidium species among Taiwanese patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Chien Ching Hung
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:31-5. 2007
    ..Related data on cryptosporidiosis in Taiwanese HIV-infected patients are very limited. This study assessed the prevalence of intestinal infection due to Cryptosporidium spp. among Taiwanese patients with HIV infection...
  76. doi request reprint Maximising the potential of voluntary counselling and testing for HIV: sexually transmitted infections and HIV epidemiology in a population testing for HIV and its implications for practice
    Hsiu Wu
    Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan
    Sex Transm Infect 88:612-6. 2012
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus retinitis and immune recovery uveitis in AIDS patients treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy in Taiwanese
    Yu Chi Lin
    Department of Ophthalmology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 16:83-7. 2008
    ..To determine the characteristics of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis and immune recovery uveitis (IRU) in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  78. pmc Admissions to intensive care unit of HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: etiology and prognostic factors
    Hou Hsien Chiang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Far East Memorial Hospital, Nanya South Road, New Taipei City 220, Taiwan
    Crit Care 15:R202. 2011
    ..This study aimed to describe the etiology and analyze the prognostic factors of HIV-infected Taiwanese patients in the HAART era...
  79. doi request reprint Immunoglobulin G and M antibodies to human parvovirus 4 (PARV4) are frequently detected in patients with HIV-1 infection
    Shiu Ju Yang
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, 100 Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Virol 51:64-7. 2011
    ..The transmission routes of PARV4 are not completely understood. The first PARV4 serological study suggested that PARV4 is transmitted predominantly through parenteral route...
  80. doi request reprint Hepatosplenic actinomycosis in an immunocompetent patient
    Hua Kung Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, En Chu Kong Hospital, Taipei County, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:228-31. 2012
    ..Proper and prompt diagnosis of hepatosplenic actinomycosis is important because the therapeutic plan and prognosis of this pathogen are quite different from other microorganisms and malignancies...
  81. ncbi request reprint Peritonitis due to Mycobacterium avium complex in patients with AIDS: report of five cases and review of the literature
    Un In Wu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 13:285-90. 2009
    ..Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) often causes disseminated infection in patients at an advanced stage of HIV infection; however, peritonitis associated with disseminated MAC infection is rare...
  82. ncbi request reprint Bacteremia in previously hospitalized patients: prolonged effect from previous hospitalization and risk factors for antimicrobial-resistant bacterial infections
    Shey Ying Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 51:639-46. 2008
    ..Our objectives are to determine the time from previous hospital discharge that affects subsequent antimicrobial susceptibility pattern and risk factors for antimicrobial-resistant infection in bacteremia in recently discharged patients...
  83. doi request reprint Association of pancreatic autoantibodies and human leukocyte antigen haplotypes with resolution of diabetes mellitus after therapy for hepatitis C virus infection in patients with HIV infection: case report and review of literature
    Yi Chun Lo
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:478-81. 2009
    ..Review of reported cases indicates that pancreatic autoantibodies and human leukocyte antigen haplotypes may predict the outcome of interferon-induced diabetes...
  84. pmc Placental transmission of human parvovirus 4 in newborns with hydrops, Taiwan
    Mao Yuan Chen
    National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1954-6. 2011
    ..In 1 additional case, only the mother had PARV4 DNA. Our findings demonstrate that PARV4 can be transmitted through the placenta...
  85. ncbi request reprint First case of granulomatous amebic encephalitis caused by Acanthamoeba castellanii in Taiwan
    Wang Huei Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:277-9. 2009
    ..castellanii . He survived after treatment with amphotericin B, rifampin, and corticosteroids...
  86. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection among taiwanese human immunodeficiency virus type 1-positive persons in the era of nationwide hepatitis B vaccination
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:877-84. 2009
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  87. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis A virus infection in persons with HIV infection in Taiwan: implications for hepatitis A vaccination
    Hsin Yun Sun
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e199-205. 2009
    ..To retrospectively determine the prevalence of anti-hepatitis A virus (HAV) antibody in HIV-positive persons with different routes of HIV exposure and to describe its characteristics in order to guide vaccination policy...
  88. ncbi request reprint Extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis during a trend of decreasing drug resistance from 2000 through 2006 at a Medical Center in Taiwan
    Chih Cheng Lai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yi Min Hospital, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 47:e57-63. 2008
    ....
  89. doi request reprint Cluster of parvovirus infection among hospital staff working in coronary care units
    Yee Chun Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 109:886-94. 2010
    ..The virus is relatively conserved and nucleotide identity is expected in viruses that are epidemiologically related. Here, we describe the first cluster of parvovirus infection among hospital staff documented in Taiwan...
  90. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among inhabitants in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
    Chia Kwung Fan
    Department of Parasitology, Taipei Medical University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:1157-8. 2007
    ..The older age group (> or =45 years) had significantly higher seroprevalence (80.0%, 28/35) than the younger age group (<15 years) (20.0%, 3/15) (chi(2)=16.04, P<0.001)...
  91. ncbi request reprint The impact of open lung biopsy on diffuse pulmonary infiltrates in patients with AIDS
    Chao Hsiang Lee
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am Surg 75:157-62. 2009
    ..This procedure should be performed early in the clinical course to avoid irreversible clinical deterioration of the patients with severe illness...
  92. doi request reprint Metformin regulates hepatic lipid metabolism through activating AMP-activated protein kinase and inducing ATGL in laying hens
    Wei Lu Chen
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pharmacol 671:107-12. 2011
    ..These data suggest that metformin could reduce lipid deposits in the liver and that the laying hen is a valuable animal model for studying hepatic steatosis...
  93. doi request reprint Cytological diagnosis of Penicillium marneffei infection
    I Shiow Jan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:443-7. 2008
    ..Penicillium marneffei is an emerging opportunistic pathogen. The goal of this study was to study its clinical and radiographic presentation, and the diagnostic value of a cytological study of penicilliosis...