• 1117 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
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Research Output 2001 2019

  • 1117 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 75 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 3 Letter
  • 1 Comment/debate
2001
2 Citations (Scopus)

Non-clostridial gas gangrene caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae: A case report

Li, C. M., Chen, P. L. & Ho, Y. R., 2001 Sep 3, In : Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 33, 8, p. 629-630 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas Gangrene
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Blister
Amputation
Leg
2006
20 Citations (Scopus)

Fatal case of community-acquired bacteremia and necrotizing fasciitis caused by Chryseobacterium meningosepticum: Case report and review of the literature

Lee, C. C., Chen, P. L., Wang, L. R., Lee, H. C., Chang, C. M., Lee, N. Y., Wu, C. J., Shih, H. I. & Ko, W. C., 2006 Mar 1, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 44, 3, p. 1181-1183 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chryseobacterium
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Bacteremia
Soft Tissue Infections
Critical Care
2007
Q Fever
Pleurisy
Levofloxacin
Doxycycline
Jaundice
66 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical significance of potential contaminants in blood cultures among patients in a medical center

Lee, C. C., Lin, W. J., Shih, H-I., Wu, C. J., Chen, P-L., Lee, H. C., Lee, N-Y., Chang, C-M., Wang, L. R. & Ko, W-C., 2007 Oct 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 40, 5, p. 438-444 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glycopeptides
Bacteremia
Coagulase
Staphylococcus
Bacillus
50 Citations (Scopus)

Extraintestinal focal infections in adults with nontyphoid Salmonella bacteraemia: Predisposing factors and clinical outcome

Chen, P-L., Chang, C-M., Wu, C. J., Ko, N-Y., Lee, N-Y., Lee, H. C., Shih, H-I., Lee, C. C., Wang, R. R. & Ko, W-C., 2007 Jan 1, In : Journal of Internal Medicine. 261, 1, p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Focal Infection
Bacteremia
Salmonella
Causality
Odds Ratio
19 Citations (Scopus)

Extraintestinal focal infections in adults with Salmonella enterica serotype Choleraesuis bacteremia

Chen, P-L., Wu, C. J., Chang, C-M., Lee, H. C., Lee, N-Y., Shih, H-I., Lee, C. C., Ko, N-Y., Wang, L. R. & Ko, W-C., 2007 Jun 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 40, 3, p. 240-247 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Focal Infection
Salmonella enterica
Bacteremia
meropenem
Immunosuppressive Agents
18 Citations (Scopus)

Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis: A case of rat bite fever

Chen, P-L., Lee, N-Y., Yan, J. J., Yang, Y. J., Chen, H. M., Chang, C-M., Lee, H. C., Ko, N-Y., Lai, C-H. & Ko, W-C., 2007 Sep 1, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 45, 9, p. 3125-3126 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptobacillus
Rat-Bite Fever
Moniliformis
Endocarditis
Heart Valves
2008
31 Citations (Scopus)

Community-acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae complicated skin and soft-tissue infections of extremities: Emphasis on cirrhotic patients and gas formation

Chang, C-M., Lee, H. C., Lee, N-Y., Lee, I. W., Wu, C. J., Chen, P-L., Lee, C. C., Ko, N-Y. & Ko, W-C., 2008 Aug 1, In : Infection. 36, 4, p. 328-334 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soft Tissue Infections
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Extremities
Gases
Skin
39 Citations (Scopus)

Necrotizing fasciitis in patients with liver cirrhosis: predominance of monomicrobial Gram-negative bacillary infections

Lee, C. C., Chi, C-H., Lee, N-Y., Lee, H. C., Chen, C-L., Chen, P-L., Chang, C-M., Wu, C. J., Ko, N-Y., Tsai, M. C. & Ko, W-C., 2008 Oct 1, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 62, 2, p. 219-225 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Necrotizing Fasciitis
Liver Cirrhosis
Gram-Positive Cocci
Infection
Organ Dysfunction Scores

Q fever - An emerging infectious disease in Taiwan

Chen, P. L., Lee, N. Y. & Ko, W. C., 2008 Feb 1, In : Journal of Internal Medicine of Taiwan. 19, 1, p. 44-49 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emerging Communicable Diseases
Q Fever
Taiwan
Endemic Flea-Borne Typhus
Macrolides
27 Citations (Scopus)
Acinetobacter baumannii
Multiple Drug Resistance
Bacteremia
Case-Control Studies
Odds Ratio
3 Citations (Scopus)

Verticillium infection-a rare cause of hepatosplenic abscesses

Wu, C. J., Chang, T. C., Lee, H. C., Chen, T-Y., Lee, N-Y., Chang, C-M., Chen, P-L., Shih, M. J., Peng, S. L. & Ko, W-C., 2008 Dec 1, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 62, 4, p. 427-429 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Verticillium
Paraffin
Abscess
RNA
Polymerase Chain Reaction
2009

Clonal spread of Klebsiella pneumoniae producing CMY-2 AmpC-type β-lactamase in surgical intensive care units

Lee, H. C., Yan, J. J., Wu, J. J., Chang, C. M., Wu, C. J., Lee, N. Y., Chen, P. L., Lee, C. C. & Ko, W. C., 2009 Dec 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 42, 6, p. 479-487 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Klebsiella pneumoniae
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Cefoxitin
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
15 Citations (Scopus)
cefpodoxime
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Bacteremia
Escherichia coli
Phenotype
Acalculous Cholecystitis
Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
Fluoroquinolones
Respiratory Insufficiency
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
14 Citations (Scopus)

Sporadic and outbreak cases of melioidosis in Southern Taiwan: Clinical features and antimicrobial susceptibility

Shih, H-I., Chuang, Y. C., Cheung, B. M. H., Yan, J. J., Chang, C-M., Chang, K., Lee, N-Y., Lee, H. C., Wu, C. J., Chen, P-L., Lee, C. C., Wang, L. R., Ko, N-Y. & Ko, W-C., 2009 Feb 1, In : Infection. 37, 1, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melioidosis
Taiwan
Disease Outbreaks
meropenem
Diabetes Mellitus
5 Citations (Scopus)

Suboptimal therapy and clinical management of gonorrhoea in an area with high-level antimicrobial resistance

Chen, P-L., Hsieh, Y. H., Lee, H. C., Ko, N-Y., Lee, N-Y., Wu, C. J., Chang, C-M., Lee, C. C. & Ko, W-C., 2009 Apr 1, In : International Journal of STD and AIDS. 20, 4, p. 225-228 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gonorrhea
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Azithromycin
Ceftriaxone
Ciprofloxacin
15 Citations (Scopus)

Tolerability of teicoplanin in 117 hospitalized adults with previous vancomycin-induced fever, rash, or neutropenia: A retrospective chart review

Hung, Y. P., Lee, N-Y., Chang, C-M., Lee, H. C., Wu, C. J., Chen, P-L., Lee, C. C., Chung, C. H. & Ko, W-C., 2009 Jan 1, In : Clinical Therapeutics. 31, 9, p. 1977-1986 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teicoplanin
Vancomycin
Exanthema
Neutropenia
Fever
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)
Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Enterobacteriaceae Infections
Emerging Communicable Diseases
Bacterial Proteins
Enterobacteriaceae
37 Citations (Scopus)

Bacteremia due to extended-spectrum-β-lactamase-producing Enterobacter cloacae: Role of carbapenem therapy

Lee, C. C., Lee, N-Y., Yan, J. J., Lee, H. C., Chen, P-L., Chang, C-M., Wu, C. J., Ko, N-Y., Wang, L. R., Chi, C-H. & Ko, W-C., 2010 Sep 1, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 54, 9, p. 3551-3556 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterobacter cloacae
Carbapenems
Bacteremia
Lactams
Therapeutics
32 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical manifestations, antimicrobial therapy, and prognostic factors of monomicrobial Acinetobacter baumannii complex bacteremia

Lee, N. Y., Chang, T. C., Wu, C. J., Chang, C. M., Lee, H. C., Chen, P. L., Lee, C. C., Ko, N. Y. & Ko, W. C., 2010 Sep 1, In : Journal of Infection. 61, 3, p. 219-227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter baumannii
Bacteremia
Acinetobacter
Therapeutics
Sepsis
39 Citations (Scopus)

Clostridium difficile Infection at a Medical Center in Southern Taiwan: Incidence, Clinical Features and Prognosis

Chung, C. H., Wu, C. J., Lee, H. C., Yan, J. J., Chang, C-M., Lee, N-Y., Chen, P-L., Lee, C. C., Hung, Y. P. & Ko, W-C., 2010 Apr 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 43, 2, p. 119-125 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Taiwan
Incidence
Diarrhea
13 Citations (Scopus)

Colonisation of fluoroquinolone-resistant Haemophilus influenzae among nursing home residents in southern Taiwan

Chang, C-M., Lauderdale, T. L., Lee, H. C., Lee, N-Y., Wu, C. J., Chen, P-L., Lee, C. C., Chen, P. C. & Ko, W-C., 2010 Aug 1, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 75, 4, p. 304-308 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluoroquinolones
Haemophilus influenzae
Nursing Homes
Taiwan
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
4 Citations (Scopus)

Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus mycotic aneurysm

Lee, N-Y., Kan, C-D., Chi, C. Y., Chen, P-L., Lee, H. C., Chang, C-M., Wu, C. J. & Ko, W-C., 2010 Mar 15, In : Internal Medicine. 49, 6, p. 623-625 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infected Aneurysm
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Infection
6 Citations (Scopus)

High Prevalence of Mutations in Quinolone-resistance-determining Regions and mtrR Loci in Polyclonal Neisseria gonorrhoeae Isolates at a Tertiary Hospital in Southern Taiwan

Chen, P-L., Lee, H. C., Yan, J. J., Hsieh, Y. H., Lee, N-Y., Ko, N-Y., Lin, C. W., Chang, C-M., Wu, C. J., Lee, C. C. & Ko, W-C., 2010 Feb 1, In : Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 109, 2, p. 120-127 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Quinolones
Taiwan
Tertiary Care Centers
Mutation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Positive tuberculin skin tests in nursing home residents in Southern Taiwan

Chang, C-M., Lee, N-Y., Lee, H. C., Wu, C. J., Chen, P-L., Lee, C. C., Shih, H-I. & Ko, W-C., 2010 Nov 1, In : Archives of gerontology and geriatrics. 51, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tuberculin Test
nursing home
Nursing Homes
Skin Tests
Taiwan
11 Citations (Scopus)
Salvage Therapy
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Enterobacteriaceae
Infection
Pyomyositis
2011
32 Citations (Scopus)

Bacteremia due to extended-spectrum-β-lactamase-producing Aeromonas spp. at a medical center in southern Taiwan

Wu, C. J., Chuang, Y. C., Lee, M. F., Lee, C. C., Lee, H. C., Lee, N. Y., Chang, C. M., Chen, P. L., Lin, Y. T., Yan, J. J. & Ko, W. C., 2011 Dec 1, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 55, 12, p. 5813-5818 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Bacteremia
Taiwan
Aeromonas caviae
Clavulanic Acid
5 Citations (Scopus)

Gender differences in HIV manifestations at presentation to care and continuity of care among HIV-infected persons in Taiwan

Ko, N. Y., Lai, Y. Y., Liu, H. Y., Ko, W. C., Chang, C. M., Lee, N. Y., Chen, P. L., Wu, C. J. & Lee, H. C., 2011 Oct 1, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 23, 10, p. 1254-1263 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Continuity of Patient Care
Taiwan
gender-specific factors
continuity
HIV
11 Citations (Scopus)

In vitro and in vivo intracellular killing effects of tigecycline against clinical nontyphoid Salmonella isolates using ceftriaxone as a comparator

Tang, H. J., Ko, W. C., Chen, C. C., Chen, P. L., Toh, H. S., Weng, T. C., Yu, W. L., Chiang, S. R. & Chuang, Y. C., 2011 Jun 1, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 55, 6, p. 2755-2759 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceftriaxone
Salmonella
Ciprofloxacin
Salmonella Infections
Peritonitis
7 Citations (Scopus)

One-year follow-up of relapse to risky behaviors and incidence of syphilis among patients enrolled in the HIV case management program

Ko, N-Y., Liu, H. Y., Lee, H. C., Lai, Y. Y., Chang, C-M., Lee, N-Y., Chen, P-L., Wu, C. J. & Ko, W-C., 2011 Jul 1, In : AIDS and Behavior. 15, 5, p. 1067-1074 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Case Management
Syphilis
HIV
Recurrence
Incidence
9 Citations (Scopus)

Species distribution and antifungal susceptibility of blood Candida isolates at a tertiary hospital in southern Taiwan, 1999-2006

Chen, P-L., Lo, H. J., Wu, C. J., Lee, H. C., Chang, C-M., Lee, N-Y., Wang, A. H., Lin, W. L., Ko, N-Y., Lee, C. C. & Ko, W-C., 2011 Jul 1, In : Mycoses. 54, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluconazole
Taiwan
Candida
Tertiary Care Centers
Candidemia
2012
16 Citations (Scopus)

Aeromonas aquariorum septicemia and enterocolitis in a cirrhotic patient

Wu, C. J., Tsai, P. J., Chen, P. L., Wu, I. C., Lin, Y. T., Chen, Y. H., Wang, L. R. & Ko, W. C., 2012 Dec 1, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 74, 4, p. 406-408 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterocolitis
Aeromonas
Sepsis
Hemolysin Proteins
Enterotoxins
15 Citations (Scopus)

A simple scoring algorithm predicting vascular infections in adults with nontyphoid salmonella bacteremia

Chen, P-L., Lee, C. C., Li, C-Y., Chang, C-M., Lee, H. C., Lee, N-Y., Wu, C. J., Shih, H-I., Tang, H. J. & Ko, W-C., 2012 Jul 15, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 55, 2, p. 194-200 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteremia
Salmonella
Blood Vessels
Infection
Salmonella Infections
22 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical characteristics of urosepsis caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumonia and their emergence in the community

Lee, J-C., Lee, N-Y., Lee, H. C., Huang, W. H., Tsui, K. C., Chang, C-M., Lee, C. C., Chen, P-L., Wu, C. J., Hsueh, P. R. & Ko, W-C., 2012 Apr 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 45, 2, p. 127-133 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Klebsiella pneumoniae
beta-Lactamases
Escherichia coli
Community-Acquired Infections
Community Health Services
33 Citations (Scopus)

Complexity of β-lactamases among clinical Aeromonas isolates and its clinical implications

Chen, P-L., Ko, W-C. & Wu, C. J., 2012 Dec 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 45, 6, p. 398-403 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Aeromonas
Lactams
Bacillus
Therapeutics
In Vitro Techniques
18 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution and phenotypic and genotypic detection of a metallo-β-lactamase, CphA, among bacteraemic Aeromonas isolates

Wu, C. J., Chen, P. L., Wu, J. J., Yan, J. J., Lee, C. C., Lee, H. C., Lee, N. Y., Chang, C. M., Lin, Y. T., Chiu, Y. C. & Ko, W. C., 2012 May 1, In : Journal of Medical Microbiology. 61, 5, p. 712-719 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Imipenem
Disk Diffusion Antimicrobial Tests
Edetic Acid
Agar
8 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of PPARγ and RBP4 Gene Variants on Metabolic Syndrome in HIV-Infected Patients with Anti-Retroviral Therapy

Hung, Y. P., Lee, N-Y., Lin, S-H., Chang, H. C., Wu, C. J., Chang, C-M., Chen, P-L., Lin, H-J., Wu, Y. H., Tsai, P-J., Tsai, Y-S. & Ko, W-C., 2012 Nov 7, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 11, e49102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors
metabolic syndrome
Polymorphism
Genes
HIV
12 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology, disease spectrum and economic burden of non-typhoidal Salmonella infections in Taiwan, 2006-2008

Chen, P. L., Li, C. Y., Hsieh, T. H., Chang, C. M., Lee, H. C., Lee, N. Y., Wu, C. J., Lee, C. C., Shih, H. I. & Ko, W. C., 2012 Dec 1, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 140, 12, p. 2256-2263 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cost of Illness
Salmonella Infections
Taiwan
Salmonella
Epidemiology
27 Citations (Scopus)

Genome sequence of a novel human pathogen, Aeromonas aquariorum

Wu, C. J., Wang, H. C., Chen, C. S., Shu, H. Y., Kao, A. W., Chen, P. L. & Ko, W. C., 2012 Aug 1, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 194, 15, p. 4114-4115 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Necrotizing Fasciitis
Aeromonas
Sepsis
Genome
13 Citations (Scopus)
Case Management
Virus Diseases
HIV-1
Cohort Studies
Nurses
13 Citations (Scopus)

Non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteraemia in elderly patients: An increased risk for endovascular infections, osteomyelitis and mortality

Chen, P-L., Lee, H. C., Lee, N-Y., Wu, C. J., Lin, S-H., Shih, H-I., Lee, C. C., Ko, W-C. & Chang, C-M., 2012 Nov 1, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 140, 11, p. 2037-2044 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteomyelitis
Bacteremia
Salmonella
Focal Infection
Mortality
14 Citations (Scopus)
Bacteremia
Salmonella
Neoplasms
Hospital Mortality
Odds Ratio
9 Citations (Scopus)

Nontyphoidal Salmonella bacteremia in patients with connective tissue diseases

Huang, C. F., Chen, P-L., Liu, M-F., Lee, C. C., Lee, N-Y., Chang, C-M., Lee, H. C., Wu, C. J. & Ko, W-C., 2012 Oct 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 45, 5, p. 350-355 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Connective Tissue Diseases
Bacteremia
Salmonella
Focal Infection
Mortality
20 Citations (Scopus)
Bacteremia
C-Reactive Protein
Hospital Emergency Service
Blood Proteins
Fever
14 Citations (Scopus)
Bacteremia
Hospital Emergency Service
Fever
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
31 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of overcrowding on the bacterial contamination of blood cultures in the ED

Lee, C. C., Lee, N-Y., Chuang, M. C., Chen, P-L., Chang, C-M. & Ko, W-C., 2012 Jul 1, In : American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 30, 6, p. 839-845 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Odds Ratio
Medical Records
Blood Culture
Quality of Health Care
2013
5 Citations (Scopus)

AQU-1, a chromosomal class C β-lactamase, among clinical Aeromonas dhakensis isolates: Distribution and clinical significance

Wu, C. J., Wang, H. C., Chen, P-L., Chang, M. C., Sun, H-F., Chou, P. H. & Ko, W-C., 2013 Nov 1, In : International journal of antimicrobial agents. 42, 5, p. 456-461 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Distribution Systems
Aeromonas
Cefotaxime
Aeromonas hydrophila
Aeromonas caviae

Reply to Chien et al

Chen, P. L., Tang, H. J. & Ko, W. C., 2013 Jan 15, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 56, 2, p. 308-309 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Decision Support Techniques
Salmonella Infections
Bacteremia
Vasculitis
2014
26 Citations (Scopus)
Aeromonas hydrophila
Aeromonas
Taiwan
gentamicin A
Wounds and Injuries