Wei Juin Su

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Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in the molecular diagnosis of tuberculosis
    Wei Juin Su
    Division of Pulmonary Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:209-14. 2002
  2. pmc Initial presentations predict mortality in pulmonary tuberculosis patients--a prospective observational study
    Jia Yih Feng
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e23715. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Utility of PCR assays for rapid diagnosis of BCG infection in children
    W J Su
    Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:380-4. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Fixed-dose combination chemotherapy (Rifater/Rifinah) for active pulmonary tuberculosis in Taiwan: a two-year follow-up
    W J Su
    Division of Pulmonary Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Chest Department, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:1029-32. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Role of 2-month sputum smears in predicting culture conversion in pulmonary tuberculosis
    W J Su
    Dept of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Eur Respir J 37:376-83. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the N-acetyltransferase 2 gene as a susceptibility risk factor for antituberculosis drug-induced hepatitis
    Yi Shin Huang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, and Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatology 35:883-9. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Association of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes and clinical and epidemiological features - a multi-center study in Taiwan
    Shiang Fen Huang
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Infect Genet Evol 12:28-37. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytochrome P450 2E1 genotype and the susceptibility to antituberculosis drug-induced hepatitis
    Yi Shin Huang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, and the Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatology 37:924-30. 2003
  9. pmc Trends and predictors of changes in pulmonary function after treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis
    Kuei Pin Chung
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:549-56. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Characteristics of IFN-γ responses in IGRA among pulmonary TB suspects in a TB-endemic area
    Jia Yih Feng
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan R O C
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 77:46-52. 2013

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in the molecular diagnosis of tuberculosis
    Wei Juin Su
    Division of Pulmonary Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:209-14. 2002
    ..It is also expected that clinical protocols based on molecular methods will increase the chances for cure by selecting the most appropriate treatment and improving the quality of life of tuberculosis patients...
  2. pmc Initial presentations predict mortality in pulmonary tuberculosis patients--a prospective observational study
    Jia Yih Feng
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e23715. 2011
    ..Old age and multiple co-morbidities are known risk factors for death. The association of clinical presentations with mortality in pulmonary tuberculosis patients remains an issue of controversy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Utility of PCR assays for rapid diagnosis of BCG infection in children
    W J Su
    Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:380-4. 2001
    ..Although BCG is considered to be a safe vaccine, it should be kept in mind that complications related to BCG do occur...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fixed-dose combination chemotherapy (Rifater/Rifinah) for active pulmonary tuberculosis in Taiwan: a two-year follow-up
    W J Su
    Division of Pulmonary Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Chest Department, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:1029-32. 2002
    ..Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, Taiwan...
  5. doi request reprint Role of 2-month sputum smears in predicting culture conversion in pulmonary tuberculosis
    W J Su
    Dept of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Eur Respir J 37:376-83. 2011
    ..The predictive value of 2-month sputum smears in culture conversion was limited and highly influenced by clinical factors in pulmonary tuberculosis patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the N-acetyltransferase 2 gene as a susceptibility risk factor for antituberculosis drug-induced hepatitis
    Yi Shin Huang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, and Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatology 35:883-9. 2002
    ..Regular monitoring of serum aminotransferase levels is mandatory in patients receiving antituberculosis treatment, especially in slow acetylators...
  7. doi request reprint Association of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes and clinical and epidemiological features - a multi-center study in Taiwan
    Shiang Fen Huang
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Infect Genet Evol 12:28-37. 2012
    ..However, the results of 12-loci-MIRU-VNTR genotyping in a longitudinal study should be interpreted with caution due to its short term instability. Further investigations of different molecular methodologies are necessary...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytochrome P450 2E1 genotype and the susceptibility to antituberculosis drug-induced hepatitis
    Yi Shin Huang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, and the Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatology 37:924-30. 2003
    ..In conclusion, CYP 2E1 genetic polymorphism may be associated with susceptibility to antituberculosis drug-induced hepatitis...
  9. pmc Trends and predictors of changes in pulmonary function after treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis
    Kuei Pin Chung
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:549-56. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the trends in changes in pulmonary function and the risk factors for pulmonary function deterioration in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis after completing treatment...
  10. doi request reprint Characteristics of IFN-γ responses in IGRA among pulmonary TB suspects in a TB-endemic area
    Jia Yih Feng
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan R O C
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 77:46-52. 2013
    ..7% were active PTB. The present study suggested that the possibilities of active PTB should be carefully excluded in TB suspects with stronger TB-specific and lower non-TB-specific IFN-γ responses in QFT-GIT. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Management of hospital-acquired severe acute respiratory syndrome with different disease spectrum
    Chi Huei Chiang
    Division of Pulmonary Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:328-38. 2003
    ..Outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Taipei has been associated with Taiwanese back from Guangdong, China. We report 4 probable SARS cases with different severity and propose optimal treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Screening of hospital workers for pulmonary tuberculosis in a medical center in Taiwan
    Fu Der Wang
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:510-1. 2006
    ..57%. All of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates recovered from 2 nurses and from a patient with pulmonary tuberculosis were the Beijing strain, but the strains had different serotypes...
  13. pmc Clinical impact of Mycobacterium tuberculosis W-Beijing genotype strain infection on aged patients in Taiwan
    Jia Yih Feng
    Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3127-9. 2008
    ..No significant difference in the treatment outcome was found between the W-Beijing and non-W-Beijing groups. However, a poor outcome was more common in the elderly patients (>or=65 years) infected with the W-Beijing strain...
  14. doi request reprint Increased risk of tuberculosis after gastrectomy and chemotherapy in gastric cancer: a 7-year cohort study
    Shiang Fen Huang
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Sec 2, Shipai Rd, Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Gastric Cancer 14:257-65. 2011
    ..Gastrectomy for peptic ulcers and chemotherapy for malignancy are known risk factors for tuberculosis (TB). However, this relationship has rarely been investigated in patients with gastric cancer...
  15. doi request reprint Increasing drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in a medical center in northern Taiwan
    Wei Juin Su
    Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:259-64. 2008
    ..This retrospective study was conducted to evaluate the drug resistance patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a medical center in northern Taiwan between 2003 and 2004 in comparison to those reported in 1990-1992...
  16. ncbi request reprint Eight-month prospective study of 14 patients with hospital-acquired severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Chi Huei Chiang
    Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:1372-9. 2004
    ..To define the clinical characteristics and clinical course of hospital-acquired severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  17. doi request reprint Association between tumor epidermal growth factor receptor mutation and pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with adenocarcinoma of the lungs
    Yung Hung Luo
    Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Thorac Oncol 7:299-305. 2012
    ..However, the association between epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation status and pulmonary TB in patients with adenocarcinoma of the lungs is unknown...
  18. pmc Characteristics of pncA mutations in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Taiwan
    Yu Chi Chiu
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Shih Pai Rd, Taipei 112, Taiwan, ROC
    BMC Infect Dis 11:240. 2011
    ..The detection of pncA gene mutations is a potential surrogate of PZA susceptibility testing, especially in MDRTB isolates. The impact of genotypes of M. tuberculosis in pncA gene mutations also remains to be clarified...
  19. pmc Concomitant pulmonary tuberculosis in hospitalized healthcare-associated pneumonia in a tuberculosis endemic area: a multi-center retrospective study
    Jia Yih Feng
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e36832. 2012
    ..However, the occurrence of concomitant pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in hospitalized healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP) has never been investigated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Exploring the efficacy of a case management model using DOTS in the adherence of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Chia Ju Hsieh
    Cardinal Tien College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 17:869-75. 2008
    ..To explore the efficacy of hospitals using case management with Directly Observed Treatment - Short course (DOTS) to monitor the adherence of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Taiwan...
  21. doi request reprint Use of high-dose inhaled corticosteroids is associated with pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chin Chung Shu
    Department of Traumatology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 89:53-61. 2010
    ..Chest radiography and sputum smear/culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis should be performed before initiating high-dose ICS and regularly thereafter...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis of smear-negative pleural tuberculosis
    Kuan Ting Liu
    Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:148-51; discussion 146-7. 2007
    ..Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a molecular biology technique which can detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) genome in pleural fluid; however, the results are variable...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of manganese superoxide dismutase, NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase, glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1, and the susceptibility to drug-induced liver injury
    Yi Shin Huang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Hepatol 47:128-34. 2007
    ..We aimed to elucidate the relationship between genetic polymorphisms of these enzymes and the susceptibility to DILI...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow samples from patients with aplastic anemia are not infected with parvovirus B19 and Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Hui Chi Hsu
    Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:36-40. 2002
    ..Thus, our results suggest that parvovirus B19 and MTB are not associated with AA and, consequently, do not have a role in the pathogenesis of this disease...