• 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
Article
6 Citations (Scopus)
Severe Dengue
Partial Thromboplastin Time
Intensive Care Units
Dengue Virus
Cohort Studies
26 Citations (Scopus)
Aeromonas hydrophila
Aeromonas
Taiwan
gentamicin A
Wounds and Injuries
Q Fever
Pleurisy
Levofloxacin
Doxycycline
Jaundice
6 Citations (Scopus)

A disease model of muscle necrosis caused by aeromonas dhakensis infection in caenorhabditis elegans

Chen, P-L., Chen, Y. W., Ou, C. C., Lee, T-M., Wu, C. J., Ko, W-C. & Chen, C-S., 2017 Jan 4, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, JAN, 2058.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Caenorhabditis elegans
Necrosis
Muscles
RNA Interference
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

Aeromonas isolates from fish and patients in Tainan City, Taiwan: genotypic and phenotypic characteristics

Wu, C. J., Ko, W. C., Lee, N. Y., Su, S. L., Li, C. W., Li, M. C., Chen, Y. W., Su, Y. C., Shu, C. Y., Lin, Y. T. & Chen, P. L., 2019 Nov 1, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 85, 21, e01360-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Aeromonas caviae
virulence
Taiwan
Virulence
10 Citations (Scopus)
Aeromonas
Taiwan
Diarrhea
HT29 Cells
Anti-Infective Agents
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
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
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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)
Dengue
Infection
Therapeutics
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Levofloxacin
26 Citations (Scopus)
Enterobacter cloacae
Bacteremia
Carbapenems
Therapeutics
Mortality
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
18 Citations (Scopus)
Bacteremia
Hospital Emergency Service
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Anti-Bacterial Agents
13 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical implications of species identification in monomicrobial Aeromonas bacteremia

Wu, C. J., Chen, P. L., Hsueh, P. R., Chang, M. C., Tsai, P. J., Shih, H. I., Wang, H. C., Chou, P. H. & Ko, W. C., 2015 Feb 13, In : PloS one. 10, 2, e0117821.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
bacteremia
Cefotaxime
Pathogens
Taxonomies
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
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

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
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
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
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
4 Citations (Scopus)
Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Taiwan
Health Facilities
Community Health Services
3 Citations (Scopus)
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
Fever
HIV
Soft Tissue Infections
Hospital Emergency Service
12 Citations (Scopus)

Cytomegalovirus disease in nonimmunocompromised, human immunodeficiency virus-negative adults with chronic kidney disease

Chen, Y. M., Hung, Y. P., Huang, C. F., Lee, N-Y., Chen, C-Y., Sung, J-M., Chang, C-M., Chen, P-L., Lee, C. C., Wu, Y. H., Lin, H-J. & Ko, W-C., 2014 Jan 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 47, 4, p. 345-349 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytomegalovirus
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
HIV
Gastrointestinal Tract
Literature
Open Access
Cefazolin
Enterobacteriaceae
Bacteremia
Taiwan
Therapeutics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Dielectrophoresis System for Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Gram-Negative Bacteria to β-Lactam Antibiotics

Su, I. H., Ko, W-C., Shih, C. H., Yeh, F. H., Sun, Y-N., Chen, J. C., Chen, P-L. & Chang, H-C., 2017 Apr 18, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 8, p. 4635-4641 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactams
Electrophoresis
Bacteria
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Testing
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

Evaluating virulence and pathogenesis of Aeromonas Infection in a Caenorhabditis elegans model

Chen, Y. W., Ko, W-C., Chen, C-S. & Chen, P-L., 2018 Dec 1, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2018, 142, e58768.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Caenorhabditis elegans
Toxicity
Virulence
Poisons
15 Citations (Scopus)
cefpodoxime
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Bacteremia
Escherichia coli
Phenotype
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Genome sequence of Aeromonas taiwanensis LMG 24683T, a clinical wound isolate from Taiwan

Wang, H. C., Ko, W-C., Shu, H. Y., Chen, P-L., Wang, Y. C. & Wu, C. J., 2014 Jan 1, In : Genome Announcements. 2, 3, e00579-14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Taiwan
varespladib methyl
Virulence
Genome
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
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
22 Citations (Scopus)
Enterobacteriaceae
Septic Shock
Bacteremia
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Medical Records
13 Citations (Scopus)
Case Management
Virus Diseases
HIV-1
Cohort Studies
Nurses
13 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence of Aeromonas bacteremia in southern Taiwan: Vibrio and Salmonella bacteremia as comparators

Wu, C. J., Chen, P-L., Tang, H. J., Chen, H. M., Tseng, F. C., Shih, H-I., Hung, Y. P., Chung, C. H. & Ko, W-C., 2014 Jan 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 47, 2, p. 145-148 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Vibrio
Bacteremia
Taiwan
Salmonella
7 Citations (Scopus)

Infectious dengue vesicles derived from CD61+ cells in acute patient plasma exhibited a diaphanous appearance

Hsu, A. Y. H., Wu, S-R., Tsai, J. J., Chen, P-L., Chen, Y-P., Chen, T-Y., Lo, Y-C., Ho, T. C., Lee, M., Chen, M. T., Chiu, Y. C. & Perng, G-C., 2015 Dec 11, In : Scientific reports. 5, 17990.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dengue
Dengue Virus
Vero Cells
Virion
Dengue Vaccines
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
5 Citations (Scopus)
Bacteremia
Salmonella
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infected Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm

Legionnaires’ disease at a medical center in southern Taiwan

Hung, T. L., Li, M-C., Wang, L. R., Liu, C-C., Li, C-W., Chen, P-L., Syue, L-S., Lee, N-Y. & Ko, W-C., 2018 Jun 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 51, 3, p. 352-358 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Legionnaires' Disease
Taiwan
Pneumonia
Caregivers
Delivery of Health Care
16 Citations (Scopus)

Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry can accurately differentiate Aeromonas dhakensis from A. hydrophila, A. caviae, and A. veronii

Chen, P-L., Lee, T. F., Wu, C. J., Teng, S. H., Teng, L. J., Ko, W-C. & Hsueh, P. R., 2014 Jan 1, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 52, 7, p. 2625-2628 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Cluster Analysis
Mass Spectrometry
Lasers
Genes
21 Citations (Scopus)

Mediating effects of social support on depression and quality of life among patients with HIV infection in Taiwan

Hou, W. L., Chen, C. E., Liu, H. Y., Lai, Y. Y., Lee, H. C., Lee, N. Y., Chang, C. M., Chen, P. L., Ko, W. C., Shu, B. C. & Ko, N. Y., 2014 Aug 3, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 26, 8, p. 996-1003 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Social Support
HIV Infections
social support
quality of life
4 Citations (Scopus)

Monomicrobial Aeromonas and Vibrio bacteremia in cirrhotic adults in southern Taiwan: Similarities and differences

Syue, L-S., Chen, P-L., Wu, C. J., Lee, N-Y., Lee, C. C., Li, C-W., Li, M-C., Tang, H. J., Hsueh, P. R. & Ko, W-C., 2016 Aug 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 49, 4, p. 509-515 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Vibrio
Bacteremia
Taiwan
Mortality
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
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
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