• 1133 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
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Research Output 2001 2019

  • 1133 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 76 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 3 Letter
  • 1 Comment/debate

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 Jul, 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
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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Oligonucleotide array and VITEK matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry in species identification of blood yeast isolates

Li, M. C., Chang, T. C., Chen, H. M., Wu, C. J., Su, S. L., Lee, S. S. J., Chen, P. L., Lee, N. Y., Lee, C. C., Li, C. W., Syue, L. S. & Ko, W. C., 2018 Jan 26, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, JAN, 51.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
Candida
Mass Spectrometry
Lasers
Yeasts
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
8 Citations (Scopus)
sinusitis
Sinusitis
Taiwan
Surgery
drug therapy
20 Citations (Scopus)
Bacteremia
C-Reactive Protein
Hospital Emergency Service
Blood Proteins
Fever
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

Postoperative Mycobacteroides abscessus subsp. abscessus endophthalmitis: Clinical analysis of 12 clustered adults and a proposed therapeutic algorithm

Hung, J-H., Ko, W-C., Chen, C. Y., Lin, S-H., Wu, C. L., Hsu, S-M., Teng, Y. T., Wang, S. H., Tseng, S. H., Huang, F-C., Lai, C. C., Chen, C. L., Lai, C. H., Chen, P-L. & Jou-Chen Huang, E., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endophthalmitis
Temazepam
Vitrectomy
Taiwan
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
14 Citations (Scopus)
Bacteremia
Hospital Emergency Service
Fever
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
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

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

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
Acalculous Cholecystitis
Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
Fluoroquinolones
Respiratory Insufficiency
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
1 Citation (Scopus)

RIOK-1 is a suppressor of the p38 MAPK innate immune pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans

Chen, Y. W., Ko, W. C., Chen, C. S. & Chen, P. L., 2018 Apr 17, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 9, APR, 774.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caenorhabditis elegans
p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Infection
Genetic Epistasis
Aeromonas
26 Citations (Scopus)
Cefazolin
Levofloxacin
Urinary Tract Infections
Hospitalization
Chills
27 Citations (Scopus)
Acinetobacter baumannii
Multiple Drug Resistance
Bacteremia
Case-Control Studies
Odds Ratio
11 Citations (Scopus)
Salvage Therapy
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Enterobacteriaceae
Infection
Pyomyositis
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
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
3 Citations (Scopus)
Dengue
Taiwan
Disease Outbreaks
Odds Ratio
Intensive Care Units
32 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
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
Open Access
Fatal Outcome
Dengue
Alanine Transaminase
Platelet Count
Liver

Two fatal cases of Aeromonas dhakensis bacteremia and necrotizing fasciitis in severe dengue patients

Chang, H. L., Chen, P-L., Lin, S. Y., Chen, T. C., Chang, K., Ko, W-C., Lu, P. L. & Chen, Y. H., 2018 Oct 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 51, 5, p. 692-694 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Severe Dengue
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Aeromonas
Bacteremia
6 Citations (Scopus)

Vancomycin-resistant Clostridium innocuum bacteremia following oral vancomycin for Clostridium difficile infection

Hung, Y. P., Lin, H. J., Wu, C. J., Chen, P. L., Lee, J. C., Liu, H. C., Wu, Y. H., Yeh, F. H., Tsai, P. J. & Ko, W. C., 2014 Dec, In : Anaerobe. 30, p. 24-26 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Clostridium
Vancomycin
Bacteremia
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
22 Citations (Scopus)

Virulence diversity among bacteremic aeromonas isolates: Ex Vivo, animal, and clinical evidences

Po-Lin, C., Chi-Jung, W., Pei-Jane, T., Hung-Jen, T., Yin-Ching, C., Nan-Yao, L., Ching-Chi, L., Chia-Wen, L., Ming-Chi, L., Chi-Chung, C. H. W. T., Chun-Chun, O., Chang-Shi, C. & Wen-Chien, K., 2014 Nov 6, In : PloS one. 9, 11, e111213.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeromonas
Virulence
Animals
virulence
Cells