Shu Hua Wang

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mycobacterial skin and soft tissue infection
    Shu Hua Wang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, N 1120 Doan Hall, Columbus, OH, 43210, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 16:438. 2014
  2. pmc Molecular and clinical characteristics of hospital and community onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains associated with bloodstream infections
    Shu Hua Wang
    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:1599-608. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of repetitive element polymerase chain reaction for surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a large academic medical center and community hospitals
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, N 1147 Doan Hall, 410 West 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 81:13-7. 2015
  4. pmc Can social history variables predict prison inmates' risk for latent tuberculosis infection?
    Tyler E Weant
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Tuberc Res Treat 2012:132406. 2012
  5. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 239-III, Ohio, USA, 2007-2009
    Shu Hua Wang
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1557-65. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Cardiac tamponade: an unusual complication of simultaneous treatment of tuberculosis and HIV
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    South Med J 101:558-60. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Lessons learned from two school tuberculosis investigations
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:853-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Pseudo-outbreak of "Mycobacterium paraffinicum" infection and/or colonization in a tertiary care medical center
    Shu Hua Wang
    Center for Microbial Interface Biology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:848-53. 2009
  9. pmc Evaluation of a modified interferon-gamma release assay for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in adult and paediatric populations that enables delayed processing
    Shu Hua Wang
    College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:845-50. 2010
  10. pmc Characterization of "Mycobacterium paraffinicum" associated with a pseudo-outbreak
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1850-3. 2008

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Mycobacterial skin and soft tissue infection
    Shu Hua Wang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, N 1120 Doan Hall, Columbus, OH, 43210, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 16:438. 2014
    ..We will review updates in diagnostic tests along with clinical presentation and treatment of mycobacterial SSTI for NTM, TB, and leprosy. ..
  2. pmc Molecular and clinical characteristics of hospital and community onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains associated with bloodstream infections
    Shu Hua Wang
    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:1599-608. 2015
    ..In order to decrease rates of MRSA infection, preventive efforts need to be directed toward patients in the community with health care-associated risk factors in addition to inpatient infection control. ..
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of repetitive element polymerase chain reaction for surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a large academic medical center and community hospitals
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, N 1147 Doan Hall, 410 West 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 81:13-7. 2015
    ..The DL rep-PCR system is sufficient for surveillance, but the DL system alone cannot be used to compare data to other institutions until a standardized nomenclature is established and the DL MRSA reference library is expanded. ..
  4. pmc Can social history variables predict prison inmates' risk for latent tuberculosis infection?
    Tyler E Weant
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Tuberc Res Treat 2012:132406. 2012
    ..Social history variables did not predict LTBI in our inmate population. Additional studies are needed to identify inmates for the targeted TB testing...
  5. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 239-III, Ohio, USA, 2007-2009
    Shu Hua Wang
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1557-65. 2012
    ..The crude case-fatality rate was 22% (17/78). Identification of these strains, which belong to a virulent clonal group, emphasizes the need for molecular surveillance...
  6. doi request reprint Cardiac tamponade: an unusual complication of simultaneous treatment of tuberculosis and HIV
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    South Med J 101:558-60. 2008
    ..A 17-year-old male with HIV-TB coinfection, who developed cardiac tamponade from immune reconstitution during treatment for TB and HIV, is reported in this document...
  7. doi request reprint Lessons learned from two school tuberculosis investigations
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:853-8. 2010
    ..Those persons with a low risk of exposure should not be screened...
  8. doi request reprint Pseudo-outbreak of "Mycobacterium paraffinicum" infection and/or colonization in a tertiary care medical center
    Shu Hua Wang
    Center for Microbial Interface Biology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:848-53. 2009
    ..To investigate a pseudo-outbreak of "Mycobacterium paraffinicum" (unofficial taxon) infection and/or colonization, using isolates recovered from clinical and environmental specimens...
  9. pmc Evaluation of a modified interferon-gamma release assay for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in adult and paediatric populations that enables delayed processing
    Shu Hua Wang
    College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:845-50. 2010
    ..Additional studies in larger and diverse patient populations including immunocompromised and paediatric patients, and patients with active TB disease or latent tuberculosis infection are needed...
  10. pmc Characterization of "Mycobacterium paraffinicum" associated with a pseudo-outbreak
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1850-3. 2008
    ..However, further testing by molecular analysis revealed "M. paraffinicum." Epidemiological and environmental investigation determined that the ice machine was the source of the pseudo-outbreak...
  11. pmc Validation of increased blood storage times with the T-SPOT.TB assay with T-Cell Xtend reagent in individuals with different tuberculosis risk factors
    Shu Hua Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2469-71. 2012
    ..The 95.4% concordance between paired specimens indicated that blood can be stored for up to 33 h prior to T-SPOT.TB testing...
  12. doi request reprint Understanding the introduction and circulation of environmental methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a large academic medical center during a nonoutbreak, year-long period
    Joany van Balen
    Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    Am J Infect Control 44:925-30. 2016
    ..We determined the distribution of environmental MRSA isolates, studied contamination patterns of MRSA clones, and evaluated the association between MRSA patient load and environmental contamination...
  13. doi request reprint Tuberculin skin testing and T-SPOT.TB in internationally adopted children
    Kevin B Spicer
    From the College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and Section of Infectious Diseases, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:599-603. 2015
    ..Effectiveness and usefulness of interferon-gamma release assays in infants and younger children have yet to be clearly demonstrated...
  14. pmc Characterization of host and microbial determinants in individuals with latent tuberculosis infection using a human granuloma model
    Evelyn Guirado
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    MBio 6:e02537-14. 2015
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  15. doi request reprint Completion of therapy for latent tuberculosis in children of different nationalities
    Dwight A Powell
    Department of Pediatrics, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:272-4. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Lubricant Use and Rectal Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections Among Men Who Engage in Receptive Anal Intercourse
    Courtney Maierhofer
    From the Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Department of Biobehavioral Health, College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA and Sexual Health Clinic, Columbus Public Health, Columbus, OH
    Sex Transm Dis 43:423-8. 2016
    ..Use of lubricants during anal intercourse is very common among men who have sex with men. However, few studies have evaluated associations between specific lubricants and rectal sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  17. pmc Molecular composition of the alveolar lining fluid in the aging lung
    Juan I Moliva
    Center for Microbial Interface Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Age (Dordr) 36:9633. 2014
    ..Our study provides new information on how the pulmonary environment in old age can potentially modify mucosal immune responses, thereby impacting pulmonary infections and other pulmonary diseases in the elderly population...