Chun Yi Lu

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Affiliation: National Taiwan University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Disease burden and related medical costs of rotavirus infections in Taiwan
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 6:176. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia in pediatric patients-- a 10-year analysis
    Ping Sheng Wu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:144-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic features of Kawasaki disease in Taiwan, 1996-2002
    Luan Yin Chang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 114:e678-82. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Taiwanese infants
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 103:613-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Invasive fungal infection in children with persistent febrile neutropenia
    Hsin Pao Lai
    Department of Pediatrics, God s Help Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 104:174-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine booster in taiwanese toddlers
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:542-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical management and outcome of childhood lung abscess: a 16-year experience
    Pei Chun Chan
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:183-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in northern Taiwan, 2001-2005 -- seasonality, clinical characteristics, and disease burden
    Jian Te Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:293-301. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Bacteremia in hematological and oncological children with febrile neutropenia: experience in a tertiary medical center in Taiwan
    Hsin Pao Lai
    Department of Pediatrics, God s Help Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 36:197-202. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and factors of unfavorable outcomes for non-polio enterovirus infection of the central nervous system in northern Taiwan, 1994-2003
    Tsou Tong Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:417-24. 2005

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  1. pmc Disease burden and related medical costs of rotavirus infections in Taiwan
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 6:176. 2006
    ..The disease burden and associated medical costs of rotavirus infections in inpatient and outpatient sectors in Taiwan were examined in anticipation of the availability of new rotavirus vaccines...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia in pediatric patients-- a 10-year analysis
    Ping Sheng Wu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:144-9. 2006
    ..Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia is an important cause of mortality among immunocompromised children. However, there has been little information concerning S. maltophilia bacteremia in the pediatric population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic features of Kawasaki disease in Taiwan, 1996-2002
    Luan Yin Chang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 114:e678-82. 2004
    ..The incidence of KD varies among different countries, with Asian countries supposedly having higher incidences than Western countries. However, the incidence of KD in Taiwan has not been well investigated...
  4. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Taiwanese infants
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 103:613-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the safety and immunogenicity of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (serotypes 4, 6B, 9V, 14, 18C, 19F, 23F) in Taiwanese infants...
  5. ncbi request reprint Invasive fungal infection in children with persistent febrile neutropenia
    Hsin Pao Lai
    Department of Pediatrics, God s Help Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 104:174-9. 2005
    ..Children with persistent febrile neutropenia (fever > 96 hours) refractory to antibacterial therapy carry a high risk of invasive fungal infection (IFI). However, epidemiologic data in such patient populations is lacking in Taiwan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine booster in taiwanese toddlers
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:542-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the safety and immunogenicity of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate (7VPnC) vaccine (serotypes 4, 6B, 9V, 14, 18C, 19F, 23F) booster dose administered at 15-20 months of age in Taiwanese toddlers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical management and outcome of childhood lung abscess: a 16-year experience
    Pei Chun Chan
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:183-8. 2005
    ..Oral anaerobes and S. aureus are the core pathogens in primary lung abscess and gram-negative pathogens should also be considered in secondary lung abscess...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in northern Taiwan, 2001-2005 -- seasonality, clinical characteristics, and disease burden
    Jian Te Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:293-301. 2007
    ..However, there is limited epidemiological data about RSV infection in Taiwan. This study aimed to investigate the clinical, epidemiological, virological, and economical aspects of RSV infections in Taiwan...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bacteremia in hematological and oncological children with febrile neutropenia: experience in a tertiary medical center in Taiwan
    Hsin Pao Lai
    Department of Pediatrics, God s Help Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 36:197-202. 2003
    ..aeruginosa, E. coli, Klebsiella oxytoca, S. aureus, and Streptococcus mitis, respectively. Broad-spectrum antibiotics were necessary in febrile neutropenic children because of the high percentage of mixed infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and factors of unfavorable outcomes for non-polio enterovirus infection of the central nervous system in northern Taiwan, 1994-2003
    Tsou Tong Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:417-24. 2005
    ..0009] and skin rash (p=0.005). Younger age and higher peak WBC were poor prognostic factors of severe enterovirus CNS infection. Death was related to neonatal enterovirus infection and enterovirus 71 infection in young children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Detection of human metapneumovirus in hospitalized children with acute respiratory tract infection using real-time RT-PCR in a hospital in northern Taiwan
    Pei Chun Chan
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:16-24. 2007
    ..Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) is a newly discovered respiratory pathogen. This prospective hospital-based study investigated the clinical role and features of hMPV in Taiwan...
  12. doi request reprint Molecular detection and incidence of human papillomavirus in neonates: methodology and a pilot study in a medical center
    Chun Fu Tai
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 45:185-92. 2012
    ..Vertical transmission has been confirmed. This study aimed to establish a sensitive molecular diagnostic method and understand the incidence of the HPV-6 and HPV-11 in neonates with intubation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical manifestations and molecular epidemiology of necrotizing pneumonia and empyema caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in children in Taiwan
    Yu Chia Hsieh
    Department of Pediatrics, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 38:830-5. 2004
    ..1-0.5 mu g/mL), were significantly associated with complicated pneumonia (P=.047). Whether the virulence of antibiotic-resistant pneumococci is evolving deserves further investigation...
  14. doi request reprint Viral load and clinical features in children infected with seasonal influenza B in 2006/2007
    Tsung Pei Tsou
    Research and Diagnostic Center, Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:83-7. 2012
    ..We conducted a study to assess the relationship between virus load and clinical features in children infected with influenza B, in the hope that clinical features could be used as surrogate markers of viral load to guide treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical manifestations of human coronavirus NL63 infection in children in Taiwan
    Ping Sheng Wu
    Department of Pediatrics, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 167:75-80. 2008
    ..The odds ratio of croup in children infected with HCoV-NL63 was 43.4 (95% CI 8.1 approximately 233.1). In conclusion, HCoV-NL63 is an important respiratory tract pathogen as the main cause in children admitted to the hospital in Taiwan...
  16. pmc Serotype competence and penicillin resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Yu Chia Hsieh
    Taipei Municipal WanFang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1709-14. 2006
    ..Under the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine program, enhanced molecular surveillance of virulent clones with higher competence to detect serotype switching will become more important...
  17. ncbi request reprint Status of cellular rather than humoral immunity is correlated with clinical outcome of enterovirus 71
    Luan Yin Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Pediatr Res 60:466-71. 2006
    ..Their titers of EV71 neutralizing antibodies demonstrated no difference among cases. These results suggest lower EV71-specific cellular response may be associated with immunopathogenesis of EV71-related pulmonary edema...
  18. ncbi request reprint Control of an outbreak of pandrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii colonization and infection in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Pei Chun Chan
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:423-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the potential reservoir and mode of transmission of pandrug-resistant (PDR) Acinetobacter baumannii in a 7-day-old neonate who developed PDR A. baumannii bacteremia that was presumed to be the iceberg of a potential outbreak...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis in Taiwan, 1997 and 2000
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 37:164-8. 2004
    ..The availability of the NHIRD provides an extra tool for the epidemiological study of infectious diseases in Taiwan and can be valuable for similar studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a reduced-antigen-content diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine in healthy Taiwanese children and adolescents
    Li Min Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Adolesc Health 37:517. 2005
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  21. doi request reprint Epidemiologic and clinical features of non-polio enteroviral infections in northern Taiwan in 2008
    Chien Hui Hsu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 44:265-73. 2011
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  22. ncbi request reprint Incidence and case-fatality rates resulting from the 1998 enterovirus 71 outbreak in Taiwan
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 67:217-23. 2002
    ..The lack of a protective antibody in younger children may account for the high incidence and case-fatality rate in this age group...
  23. doi request reprint The epidemiology of hospitalized children with pneumococcal/lobar pneumonia and empyema from 1997 to 2004 in Taiwan
    Ping Sheng Wu
    Department of Pediatrics, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 169:861-6. 2010
    ..This population might benefit from a universal pneumococcal vaccination program which might cover about 70% of invasive pneumococcal diseases in Taiwanese children under 5 years old...
  24. ncbi request reprint Molecular and clinical characteristics of adenoviral infections in Taiwanese children in 2004-2005
    Chia Chi Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Eur J Pediatr 167:633-40. 2008
    ..Patients with this genotype were significantly older, had a higher incidence of cough and family transmission, and had higher CRP levels than those with other genotypes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Two decades of universal hepatitis B vaccination in taiwan: impact and implication for future strategies
    Yen Hsuan Ni
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Genomics Research Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gastroenterology 132:1287-93. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and complications of viridans streptococci bloodstream infection in pediatric hemato-oncology patients
    Wan Ting Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:349-54. 2007
    ..The clinical features, outcomes, and antibiotic susceptibilities of VS bloodstream infections in children with hemato-oncological diseases are reported in this study...
  27. doi request reprint Astrovirus gastroenteritis in children in Taipei
    Hsiao Chuan Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:295-303. 2008
    ..A prospective study was initiated to study astroviral infections in Taiwan...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical manifestations of parainfluenza infection in children
    Tsung Yen Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 36:270-4. 2003
    ..The identification of parainfluenza virus in illnesses classically considered to be due to other viruses is intriguing and may have important implications in the management of childhood illness clinically...
  29. ncbi request reprint Waning immunity to plasma-derived hepatitis B vaccine and the need for boosters 15 years after neonatal vaccination
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatology 40:1415-20. 2004
    ..In conclusion, our findings suggest that one or more booster immunizations are needed in seronegative subjects by at least 15 years following neonatal immunization with plasma-derived HB vaccine...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influenza pandemics: past, present and future
    Yu Chia Hsieh
    Section of Infection, Department of Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:1-6. 2006
    ..Further investigations into how the virus interacts with the host's immune system will be helpful in guiding future therapeutic strategies in facing influenza pandemics...
  31. ncbi request reprint Influenza in Taiwan: seasonality and vaccine strain match
    Yu Chia Hsieh
    Section of Infection, Department of Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:238-43. 2005
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  32. ncbi request reprint Development of immunoglobulin G enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the serodiagnosis of severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Biomed Sci 12:59-64. 2005
    ..The results suggest that the IgG ELISA using whole virus antigen of SARS-CoV has a high sensitivity and specificity in detecting SARS IgG antibodies. This IgG ELISA is a powerful tool for serodiagnosis of SARS...
  33. doi request reprint Risk factors of severe novel influenza A (H1N1) infections in hospitalized children
    Wei Hua Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:421-6. 2012
    ..We conducted a clinical study to identify clinical features and risk factors associated with severe novel H1N1 infections of children in Taiwan...
  34. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of enterovirus 71 and no evidence of crossprotection of enterovirus 71 antibody against the other enteroviruses in kindergarten children in Taipei city
    Wen Chan Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 45:96-101. 2012
    ..This study is to investigate the seroprevalence and seroconversion of EV71, and the crossprotection of EV71 antibody against other enteroviruses among kindergarteners...
  35. doi request reprint Human bocavirus as an important cause of respiratory tract infection in Taiwanese children
    Chia Yunn Chuang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 44:323-7. 2011
    ..However, only few reports provide the evidence for an association between HBoV and respiratory tract diseases. We conducted a prospective clinical and molecular study of HBoV in Taiwan...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of nosocomial rotavirus infection in children in Taiwan
    Jian Te Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Yunlin Branch, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:791-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and clinical characteristics of nosocomial rotavirus infection (NRI) among hospitalized children...
  38. pmc Serologic status for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus, Taiwan
    Daniel Tsung Ning Huang
    Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:76-8. 2011
    ..Seasonal influenza vaccines induced antibodies that did not protect against pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus...
  39. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and treatment of Bell's palsy in children in northern Taiwan
    Han Sheng Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, Department of Infectious Diseases, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:351-6. 2009
    ..Bell's palsy is not uncommon in children. This study was performed to evaluate the epidemiology of Bell's palsy in the northern Taiwanese pediatric population, and the effectiveness of corticosteroid treatment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Campylobacter enteritis in children in northern Taiwan--a 7-year experience
    Shu Chien Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 41:408-13. 2008
    ..The clinical characteristics may vary in different countries. This study investigated the clinical manifestations of pediatric Campylobacter enteritis in a medical center in northern Taiwan...
  41. ncbi request reprint Rothia dentocariosa bacteremia in children: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Chin Ying Yang
    Youth Clinic, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:S33-8. 2007
    ..We report two cases of R. dentocariosa bacteremia, including an 8-month-old boy with repaired transposition of the great arteries, and a healthy 20-month-old girl with herpangina...
  42. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of a monovalent vaccine for the 2009 pandemic influenza virus A (H1N1) in children and adolescents
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Vaccine 28:5864-70. 2010
    ..3% of adolescents aged 10-17 years generated protective antibodies. A second vaccination given 3 weeks later induced protective antibodies in 89.4% of all age groups. No severe adverse effects were found 6 weeks after vaccination...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma pneumoniae encephalitis in childhood
    Wen Chuan Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:173-8. 2002
    ..Supportive treatment is the basis of management...
  44. doi request reprint Epidemic pleurodynia caused by coxsackievirus B3 at a medical center in northern Taiwan
    Wan Ting Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:515-8. 2010
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  45. ncbi request reprint Hand, foot and mouth disease complicated with central nervous system involvement in Taiwan in 1980-1981
    Luan Yin Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:173-6. 2007
    ..Twenty years later, at least one male patient had sequelae of polio-like syndrome and was therefore exempted from military service. Clinical severity was comparable to the 1998 EV71 epidemic...
  46. ncbi request reprint Microbiology and epidemiology of brain abscess and subdural empyema in a medical center: a 10-year experience
    Tsung Pei Tsou
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:405-12. 2009
    ..Brain abscess and subdural empyema are the 2 most common forms of intracranial pyogenic infections. Predisposing factors and etiological agents may change with time. This study examined the epidemiological features of these conditions...
  47. doi request reprint Comparison of acute lobar nephronia and uncomplicated urinary tract infection in children
    Ching Chi Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:207-14. 2010
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  48. ncbi request reprint Endocarditis caused by Abiotrophia defectiva in children
    Hsiu Hao Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:697-700. 2002
    ..She received antibiotic treatment for 8 weeks and was symptom-free 6 months after discharge. We also reviewed the pediatric cases of nutritionally variant streptococcal endocarditis published in the English literature since 1971...
  49. ncbi request reprint Chromobacterium violaceum infection in children: a case of fatal septicemia with nasopharyngeal abscess and literature review
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Hospital, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:707-9. 2002
    ..He received intravenous cefazolin therapy for 2 days, followed by penicillin, oxacillin and netilmicin. However, no improvement was noted, and he died on the fifth days of illness...
  50. ncbi request reprint Group B streptococcus infection in infancy: 21-year experience
    Chiang Hua Liao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 43:326-9. 2002
    ..The susceptibilities to erythromycin and clindamycin were 62% and 75%, respectively. Most of the strains from blood or cerebrospinal fluid were type III...
  51. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of influenza A and B in children and association with myositis
    Jen Jan Hu
    Department of Pediatrics, Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 37:95-8. 2004
    ..5% and 33.9%, respectively. Creatine kinase levels were elevated in most myositis cases and boys were more commonly affected. Acute childhood myositis was more commonly seen in influenza B infection...
  52. 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...
  53. doi request reprint Rapid-test sensitivity for novel swine-origin pandemic influenza A
    Chun Fu Tai
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:427-30. 2012
    ..The QuickVue Influenza A+B test is one of the most common tests for rapid diagnosis of influenza. We evaluated the sensitivity and specificity of the test in children...
  54. pmc Longitudinal seroepidemiologic study of the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection among health care workers in a children's hospital
    Ting Yu Yen
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, NO, 8, Chung Shan South Road, 10016 Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 12:89. 2012
    ..To probe seroepidemiology of the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) among health care workers (HCWs) in a children's hospital...
  55. doi request reprint Disseminated candidemia refractory to caspofungin therapy in an infant with extremely low birth weight
    Meng Ju Li
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:46-50. 2012
    ..As for the focal lesions, more aggressive treatments other than just parenteral antibiotics should be considered. The literature regarding caspofungin therapy for neonatal candidiasis is also reviewed...
  56. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of DTPa-IPV/Hib vaccine co-administered with hepatitis B vaccine for primary and booster vaccination of Taiwanese infants
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
    J Formos Med Assoc 110:415-22. 2011
    ..Primary and booster vaccination with combined DTPa-IPV/Hib and HBV was immunogenic and well tolerated. Combination vaccines enable vaccine providers to conveniently provide routine pediatric immunizations, with minimal discomfort...
  57. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis-hepatitis B-inactivated poliovirus and Haemophilus influenzae type B
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 110:336-41. 2011
    ..Combined vaccines, such as this pentavalent vaccine, minimize the number of injections and vaccination visits required to complete primary vaccination, and provide choice and flexibility for physicians and vaccine providers...
  58. doi request reprint Low seroprotection against preseasonal influenza local strains in children might predict the upcoming epidemic influenza strains
    Wei Ju Su
    Centers for Disease Control, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 51:171-6. 2010
    ..A year-end preseasonal serological survey of children could provide valuable information about the possible circulating strain and tailor the disease-control strategy accordingly...
  59. doi request reprint Recommendations for rotavirus vaccine
    Ping Ing Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 54:355-9. 2013
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  60. doi request reprint Disease burden and epidemiology of herpes zoster in pre-vaccine Taiwan
    Yung Hsiu Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Cardinal Tien Hospital, Yong Ho Branch, Taiwan
    Vaccine 28:1217-20. 2010
    ..In conclusion, about two-thirds of Taiwan's zoster cases occur in adults older than 40 years old and about one-third of the population would develop zoster within their lifetime...
  61. ncbi request reprint An open study of inactivated hepatitis A vaccine (VAQTA) in Taiwanese healthy adult volunteers: safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity
    Chin Ying Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 37:216-8. 2004
    ..Twenty eight weeks after the first dose (4 weeks following the second dose), the GMT was 4576 mIU/mL. This study demonstrated that VAQTA is safe and highly immunogenic in healthy young adults in Taiwan...
  62. ncbi request reprint Coxsackieviruses infection in northern Taiwan--epidemiology and clinical characteristics
    Feng Bin Yen
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:38-46. 2009
    ..The epidemiology of coxsackievirus has rarely been investigated in Taiwan. This study was performed to ascertain the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of coxsackievirus infections in Taiwan...
  63. pmc Tuberculosis in children and adolescents, Taiwan, 1996-2003
    Pei Chun Chan
    National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1361-3. 2007
    ..61/100,000 person-years, biphasic, and age-relevant, with a major peak in persons slightly >12 years. Aboriginal children were 8.1-17.4x more likely to have TB than non-Aboriginal children...
  64. ncbi request reprint Clinical manifestations and quantitative analysis of virus load in Taiwanese children with Epstein-Barr virus-associated infectious mononucleosis
    Chia Chi Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:216-21. 2007
    ..To delineate the clinical manifestations in different age groups and to define the viral load in patients with Epstein-Barr virus-associated infectious mononucleosis (EBV-associated IM)...
  65. doi request reprint Breakthrough Streptococcus pneumoniae type 6B infection after adrenocorticotropic hormone therapy in a child vaccinated with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Min Hsiung Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 112:230-2. 2013
    ..Two months after ACTH therapy, she suffered from fever, cough, and decreased activity. Streptococcus pneumoniae, serotype 6B, was detected in blood culture. Vaccine failure could be possibly due to ACTH therapy...
  66. doi request reprint Low seroprevalence of parvovirus B19 in Taiwanese children and young adults
    Wei Ju Su
    Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 51:265-8. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of parvovirus B19 antibodies in children and young adults aged=30 years old in Taiwan...
  67. doi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of a tetravalent polysaccharide vaccine against meningococcal disease
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 108:539-47. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the immunogenicity, safety and reactogenicity of a single dose of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals' Mencevax ACWY vaccine in healthy Taiwanese subjects aged 2-30 years...
  68. ncbi request reprint Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates in pediatric patients of a university hospital in Taiwan
    Po Yang Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Lu Gang, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:406-10. 2007
    ..baumannii (MDRAB) is a therapeutic problem. We describe the clinical characteristics and outcomes of MDRAB colonization/infection in pediatric patients at the National Taiwan University Hospital...
  69. pmc Perinatal tuberculosis in a 73-day-old infant
    Hsin Chung Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, no 8, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3785-6. 2009
    ..We emphasize that tuberculosis should be considered for neonates or infants with unresponsive pneumonia because delayed diagnosis is associated with a fatal outcome...
  70. doi request reprint Argonaute-2 enhances suppression of human cytomegalovirus replication by polycistronic short hairpin RNAs targeting UL46, UL70 and UL122
    Pei Lan Shao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Antivir Ther 16:741-9. 2011
    ..The efficacy of anti-HCMV drugs such as ganciclovir, foscarnet and cidofovir is limited because of drug toxicities and frequent development of resistance. Here, we report an alternative anti-HCMV method using RNA silencing...
  71. pmc Atypical hand-foot-mouth disease in children: a hospital-based prospective cohort study
    Wen Chan Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Virol J 10:209. 2013
    ..Hyperpigmentation later developed as the bullous lesions crusted. Thus, we intended to study the etiology of the illness and the phylogeny of the pathogens...
  72. doi request reprint Humoral and cellular immune responses to a hepatitis B vaccine booster 15-18 years after neonatal immunization
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    J Infect Dis 197:1419-26. 2008
    ..Whether hepatitis B (HB) vaccine-conferred immunity persists into adulthood is unknown. We aimed to investigate long-term HB immunity in adolescents...
  73. ncbi request reprint Survey of pertussis in patients with prolonged cough
    Jen Jan Hu
    Department of Pediatrics, Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:54-8. 2006
    ..The incidence of pertussis in adolescents and adults has increased in many areas of the world. This study aimed to evaluate the etiologic role of B. pertussis in patients with prolonged cough in Taiwan...
  74. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of hepatosplenic fungal infection in pediatric patients
    Ting Yu Yen
    Department of Pediatric, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 44:296-302. 2011
    ..In this study, we investigated the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with HSF in childhood...
  75. doi request reprint A highly specific ELISA for diagnosis of 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus infections
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:693-7. 2012
    ..Accurate and timely diagnosis is vital for the clinical management of influenza. A 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1)-specific enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was tested with selected clinical samples...
  76. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopment and cognition in children after enterovirus 71 infection
    Luan Yin Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    N Engl J Med 356:1226-34. 2007
    ..Enterovirus 71 is a common cause of hand, foot, and mouth disease and encephalitis in Asia and elsewhere. The long-term neurologic and psychiatric effects of this viral infection on the central nervous system (CNS) are not well understood...
  77. doi request reprint Late-onset group B streptococcal meningitis in a neonate with early antibiotic prophylaxis
    Ting Jung Ko
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 51:242-4. 2010
    ..This report provides additional microbiologic evidence indicating that early postnatal antibiotic prophylaxis is not effective in preventing late-onset GBS infections in neonates born to mothers with GBS colonization...
  78. ncbi request reprint Neonatal listeriosis
    Shih Yu Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:161-4. 2007
    ..Neonatal listeriosis is uncommon in Taiwan, but has significant mortality and morbidity. Early diagnosis of perinatal infection relies on high index of suspicion in perinatal health care professionals...
  79. pmc Household transmission of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus, Taiwan
    Luan Yin Chang
    National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1928-31. 2011
    ..Overall, pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus was transmitted to 60 (27%) of 223 household contacts. Transmission was 4× higher to children than to adults (61% vs. 15%; p<0.001)...
  80. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection, its sequelae, and prevention by vaccination
    Li Min Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 10002, Taiwan
    Curr Opin Immunol 23:237-43. 2011
    ..People vaccinated in infancy have a protection of >20 years, and hepatocellular carcinoma decreases in them. Although the vaccine-conferred immunity wanes by time, a universal booster is not recommended at present...
  81. doi request reprint Timing of Epstein-Barr virus acquisition and the course of posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder in children
    Jia Feng Wu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Transplantation 87:758-62. 2009
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  82. doi request reprint Survey of national immunization programs and vaccine coverage rates in Asia Pacific countries
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Vaccine 30:2250-5. 2012
    ..Promoting coverage of newly developed vaccines will benefit a great number of children in this area...
  83. ncbi request reprint Infections of cefotaxime-resistant and cefmetazole-susceptible Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in children
    Tsung Zu Wu
    Department of Pediatrics, Women s and Children s Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:112-6. 2005
    ..8%). Except for 1 episode of pneumonia that ended in mortality, all of the infectious episodes were successfully treated. The mortality rate was 7.1%...
  84. ncbi request reprint Multidrug resistance among different serotypes of clinical Salmonella isolates in Taiwan
    Tsai Ling Lauderdale
    Division of Clinical Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan 350, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 55:149-55. 2006
    ..Continued national surveillance is underway to monitor changes in resistance trends and to detect further emergence of resistant Salmonella serotypes in Taiwan...
  85. ncbi request reprint Etiology of community acquired pneumonia among adult patients requiring hospitalization in Taiwan
    Tsai Ling Lauderdale
    Division of Clinical Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Respir Med 99:1079-86. 2005
    ..There has not been a comprehensive multi-center study investigating the microbial profile of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Taiwan...