Shih Min Wang

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Affiliation: National Cheng Kung University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc The regulatory T cells in anti-influenza antibody response post influenza vaccination
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:1243-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Reemerging of enterovirus 71 in Taiwan: the age impact on disease severity
    S M Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1219-24. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Enterovirus 71: epidemiology, pathogenesis and management
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70428, Taiwan
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 7:735-42. 2009
  4. pmc Reemergence of enterovirus 71 in 2008 in taiwan: dynamics of genetic and antigenic evolution from 1998 to 2008
    Sheng Wen Huang
    Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, One University Road, Tainan, 701, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3653-62. 2009
  5. doi request reprint An echovirus 18-associated outbreak of aseptic meningitis in Taiwan: epidemiology and diagnostic and genetic aspects
    Huey Pin Tsai
    Department of Pathology, National Cheng Kung University Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Med Microbiol 60:1360-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Acute chemokine response in the blood and cerebrospinal fluid of children with enterovirus 71-associated brainstem encephalitis
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Infect Dis 198:1002-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The severity of Streptococcus pyogenes infections in children is significantly associated with plasma levels of inflammatory cytokines
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:165-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The deficient cleavage of M protein-bound IgG by IdeS: insight into the escape of Streptococcus pyogenes from antibody-mediated immunity
    Yu Fang Su
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Mol Immunol 49:134-42. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Echovirus 18 meningitis in southern Taiwan
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan City, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:259-60. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Clinical and laboratory characteristics of human immunodeficiency virus-infected adolescents: experience from a single medical center
    Kuan Hsien Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 45:329-36. 2012

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Publications32

  1. pmc The regulatory T cells in anti-influenza antibody response post influenza vaccination
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:1243-9. 2012
    ..Treg cells and TGF-╬▓ seem to participate in the downregulation of the anti-influenza antibody response post influenza vaccination. Alteration of Treg activity might enhance influenza vaccine antibody responses and efficacy...
  2. doi request reprint Reemerging of enterovirus 71 in Taiwan: the age impact on disease severity
    S M Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1219-24. 2012
    ..This study could provide possible clinical significance with regard to ADE phenomena in young infants infected by EV71...
  3. doi request reprint Enterovirus 71: epidemiology, pathogenesis and management
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70428, Taiwan
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 7:735-42. 2009
    ..Treating severe EV71 brainstem encephalitis patients with intravenous IgG and milrinone is associated with significantly decreased mortality by attenuated sympathetic activity and cytokine production...
  4. pmc Reemergence of enterovirus 71 in 2008 in taiwan: dynamics of genetic and antigenic evolution from 1998 to 2008
    Sheng Wen Huang
    Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, One University Road, Tainan, 701, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3653-62. 2009
    ..Therefore, continuous surveillance of EV71 including the monitoring of genetic evolution and antigenic changes is recommended and may contribute to the development of a vaccine for EV71...
  5. doi request reprint An echovirus 18-associated outbreak of aseptic meningitis in Taiwan: epidemiology and diagnostic and genetic aspects
    Huey Pin Tsai
    Department of Pathology, National Cheng Kung University Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Med Microbiol 60:1360-5. 2011
    ..These results indicate that a genetic variant of E18 was circulating and caused an outbreak of aseptic meningitis in Taiwan in 2006...
  6. doi request reprint Acute chemokine response in the blood and cerebrospinal fluid of children with enterovirus 71-associated brainstem encephalitis
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Infect Dis 198:1002-6. 2008
    ..The present study was designed to determine the characteristics of the chemokine response in the blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with EV71-associated BE...
  7. doi request reprint The severity of Streptococcus pyogenes infections in children is significantly associated with plasma levels of inflammatory cytokines
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:165-9. 2008
    ..An exuberant cytokine response was associated with the severity of illness...
  8. doi request reprint The deficient cleavage of M protein-bound IgG by IdeS: insight into the escape of Streptococcus pyogenes from antibody-mediated immunity
    Yu Fang Su
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Mol Immunol 49:134-42. 2011
    ..We propose that this preferential enzymatic activity accounts for the ability of GAS to resist immunoglobulin-mediated phagocytosis and cytotoxicity...
  9. doi request reprint Echovirus 18 meningitis in southern Taiwan
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan City, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:259-60. 2011
    ..The case-fatality rate among the children with meningitis was 4%. Echovirus 18 was isolated from the cerebrospinal fluid of 68% of the children...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical and laboratory characteristics of human immunodeficiency virus-infected adolescents: experience from a single medical center
    Kuan Hsien Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 45:329-36. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical and laboratory characteristics of HIV-infected adolescents in southern Taiwan...
  11. doi request reprint Historical review of pandemic influenza A in Taiwan, 2009
    Tzong Shiann Ho
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 51:83-8. 2010
    ..Lessons learned from this pandemic influenza H1N1 2009 might help health authorities and physicians shape their preparedness for the next pandemic...
  12. pmc Immunity to avirulent enterovirus 71 and coxsackie A16 virus protects against enterovirus 71 infection in mice
    Te Chia Wu
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Virol 81:10310-5. 2007
    ..These results illustrated that live vaccine is feasible for EV71 and that intertypic cross-reactivity of enteroviruses may provide a way to determine the prevalence of EV71...
  13. pmc Microbiological characteristics of community-associated Staphylococcus aureus causing uncomplicated bacteremia and infective endocarditis
    Chia Yu Chi
    Division of Clinical Research, National Health Research Institutes, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 48:292-4. 2010
    ..No significant differences in distribution or frequency of genes encoding virulence factors, including genes encoding adhesins, were found between isolates from the IE and SAB groups (12 IE and 10 SAB patients)...
  14. pmc Cytokine immunopathogenesis of enterovirus 71 brain stem encephalitis
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70428, Taiwan
    Clin Dev Immunol 2012:876241. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Long-term characteristics of healthcare-associated infections in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Tzong Shiann Ho
    Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:407-15. 2010
    ..This study aimed to analyze the long-term characteristics of healthcare-associated infections in a tertiary referral center in southern Taiwan...
  16. doi request reprint Enterovirus 71, one virus and many stories
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 49:113-5. 2008
    ..Pathogenesis-based management with intravenous immunoglobulin and milrinone has been associated with reduced mortality in children with severe EV71 infections...
  17. doi request reprint Impacts of rapid flu clinic services at an emergency department during the pandemic flu season
    Hsin I Shih
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Am J Infect Control 40:165-9. 2012
    ..The unit was able to relieve the crowding of regular ambulatory and emergency services...
  18. ncbi request reprint Decreased leukocytes and other characteristics of laboratory findings of influenza virus infections in children
    Ching Fen Shen
    Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 41:294-300. 2008
    ..An outbreak of influenza A and influenza B appeared at the beginning and end of 2006 in southern Taiwan. We conducted this study to test whether laboratory findings could differentiate influenza A from influenza B infection...
  19. doi request reprint Subneutralizing antibodies to enterovirus 71 induce antibody-dependent enhancement of infection in newborn mice
    I Chun Chen
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Med Microbiol Immunol 202:259-65. 2013
    ..These findings support the concept that subneutralizing antibodies directed enhance EV71 induce ADE in newborn mice. ..
  20. doi request reprint Hepatic damage caused by coxsackievirus B3 is dependent on age-related tissue tropisms associated with the coxsackievirus-adenovirus receptor
    Jung Yen Liu
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathog Dis 68:52-60. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that CAR plays an important role in the initiation of CVB infections and is closely associated with hepatotropism and age-specific susceptibility...
  21. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic efficacy of milrinone in the management of enterovirus 71-induced pulmonary edema
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:219-23. 2005
    ..These results were associated with improvement in sympathetic regulation and decrease in IL-13 production. Milrinone therapy may provide a useful therapeutic approach for this highly lethal disorder...
  22. doi request reprint Co-circulating genetically divergent A2 human metapneumovirus strains among children in southern Taiwan
    Hsuan Chen Wang
    Division of Clinical Research, National Health Research Institutes, No 137, Shengli Rd, Tainan, Taiwan
    Arch Virol 153:2207-13. 2008
    ..This study indicated that genetically divergent strains of hMPV which caused respiratory disease and hospitalization were circulating among children in Taiwan...
  23. doi request reprint A new urinary antigen test score correlates with severity of pneumococcal pneumonia in children
    Ching Fen Shen
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 110:613-8. 2011
    ..This study was designed to determine whether a newly designed urinary antigen test score correlated with severity of pneumococcal pneumonia in children...
  24. pmc Changing epidemiology of Streptococcus pyogenes emm types and associated invasive and noninvasive infections in Southern Taiwan
    Yu Fang Su
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2658-61. 2009
    ..The most frequent emm types were types 12 (43.4%), 4 (18.2%), and 1 (16.9%). emm12 reemerged in 2005 and peaked in 2007. emm11 was recovered only from patients with invasive disease...
  25. doi request reprint Clinical perspectives of childhood tuberculosis in Taiwan
    Tzong Shiann Ho
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 110:737-43. 2011
    ..Latent TB infections in children also pose further complexity in clinical management. Knowledge of the clinical features of active and latent TB infection is crucial for efficient TB control...
  26. pmc Health care-associated endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin
    Chia Yu Chi
    Division of Clinical Research, National Health Research Institutes, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 46:810-3. 2008
    ..We report the successful treatment of a pediatric patient with SARV IE and characterization of the infecting strain. The MIC of vancomycin rose from 1.5 to 2 microg/ml, and the SARV was confirmed by population analysis...
  27. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitude, and practice of dengue disease among healthcare professionals in southern Taiwan
    Tzong Shiann Ho
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan City, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 112:18-23. 2013
    ..Knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) among primary healthcare professionals (HCPs) regarding dengue diseases may pace alarm and improve the outcome of dengue control...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical and immunologic characteristics and therapeutic interventions in children born to human immunodeficiency virus-infected mothers in southern Taiwan
    Hui Chen Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:89-95. 2005
    ..Early identification of HIV-seropositive pregnant women, implementations to reduce vertical transmission, and introduction of antiretroviral therapy permit optimism in the prevention and treatment of pediatric HIV infection...
  29. ncbi request reprint Change of serotype pattern of Group D non-typhoidal Salmonella isolated from pediatric patients in southern Taiwan
    Kuo Sheng Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:234-9. 2007
    ..Group D non-typhoidal Salmonella infection is increasing in Taiwan. This study aimed to investigate the changing serotypes and antibiotic resistance of childhood group D Salmonella infection...
  30. pmc Enterovirus 71 infection of monocytes with antibody-dependent enhancement
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan, Taiwan
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1517-23. 2010
    ..The ADE phenomenon must be considered during the development of an EV71 vaccine...
  31. doi request reprint A pilot study for determining the optimal operation condition for simultaneously controlling the emissions of PCDD/Fs and PAHs from the iron ore sintering process
    Yu Cheng Chen
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan 70428, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 88:1324-31. 2012
    ..But it should be noted that the results obtained from the present study were based on pilot scale experiments, conducting confirmation tests in a real scale plant are still necessary in the future...
  32. ncbi request reprint Combining novel strategy with kinetic approach in the determination of respective respiration and skin exposure to N,N-dimethylformamide vapor
    Shih Min Wang
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 388:398-404. 2007
    ..The skin vapor exposure deserves more attention in the prevention of chemical hazards in the exposed environment...