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  • Wen-Chien Ko
2018

檢測困難梭狀桿菌核醣分型027之序列、技術平台及其方法

Tsai, P-J., 蔡博仰, 洪元斌 & Ko, W-C., 2018, Patent No. ZL 2014 1 0494105.7

Research output: Patent

2019
Open Access
2016

Aeromonas dhakensis, an increasingly recognized human pathogen

Chen, P. L., Lamy, B. & Ko, W. C., 2016 Jan 1, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, MAY, 793.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

31 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Reply to Zhou and Wu, "be careful with adverse events caused by cefoperazone-sulbactam"

Liu, J. W., Chen, Y. H., Lee, W. S., Lin, J. C., Huang, C. T., Lin, H. H., Liu, Y. C., Chuang, Y. C., Tang, H. J., Chen, Y. S., Ko, W. C., Lu, M. C. & Wangn, F. D., 2020 Jan 27, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 64, 2, e02028.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

UvrY is required for the full virulence of Aeromonas dhakensis

Chen, Y. W., Yeh, W. H., Tang, H. J., Chen, J. W., Shu, H. Y., Su, Y. C., Wang, S. T., Kuo, C. J., Chuang, Y. C., Chen, C. C., Ko, W. C., Chen, C. S. & Chen, P. L., 2020 Jan 1, In : Virulence. 11, 1, p. 502-520 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Increasing resistance to fluoroquinolones among Haemophilus species in Southern Taiwan

Chang, C. M., Tang, H. J., Wang, L. R., Shih, H. I., Huang, C. C., Lee, N. Y., Lee, C. C. & Ko, W. C., 2017 Apr, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 50, 2, p. 258-260 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

Tigecycline salvage therapy for necrotizing fasciitis caused by Vibrio vulnificus: Case report in a child

Lin, Y. S., Hung, M. H., Chen, C. C., Huang, K. F., Ko, W. C. & Tang, H. J., 2016 Feb 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 49, 1, p. 138-141 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2019
Open Access
2016

RNA polymerase B subunit gene mutations in biofilm-embedded methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus following rifampin treatment

Tang, H. J., Lai, C. C., Hsueh, P. R., Chen, C. C., Wu, K. Y., Lin, Y. C., Zhang, C. C., Weng, T. C., Chiu, Y. H., Toh, H. S., Chiang, S. R., Yu, W. L., Ko, W. C. & Chuang, Y. C., 2016 Jun 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 49, 3, p. 394-401 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

Multiple brain abscesses due to aspergillus fumigatus in a patient with liver cirrhosis: A case report

Tang, H. J., Liu, W. L., Chang, T. C., Li, M. C., Ko, W. C., Wu, C. J., Chuang, Y. C. & Lai, C. C., 2016 Mar 4, In : Medicine (United States). 95, 9, e2813.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2020
2016

Validation and Application of a Commercial Quantitative Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase-PCR Assay in Investigation of a Large Dengue Virus Outbreak in Southern Taiwan

Tsai, H. P., Tsai, Y. Y., Lin, I. T., Kuo, P. H., Chang, K. C., Chen, J. C., Ko, W. C. & Wang, J. R., 2016 Oct 12, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 10, e0005036.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Predominance of clostridium difficile ribotypes 017 and 078 among toxigenic clinical isolates in southern Taiwan

Hung, Y. P., Huang, I. H., Lin, H. J., Tsai, B. Y., Liu, H. C., Liu, H. C., Lee, J. C., Wu, Y. H., Tsai, P-J. & Ko, W. C., 2016 Nov, In : PloS one. 11, 11, e0166159.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2020
2018

Clinical predictors of the leading pathogens in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults with community-onset bacteremia in the emergency department: The importance of transmission routes

Lee, C. C., Chou, Y. J., Lin, J. N., Chu, F. Y., Tang, H. J., Lai, C. H., Lin, H. H., Hung, C. C. & Ko, W. C., 2018 Jun, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 51, 3, p. 392-400 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Ongoing transmission of Entamoeba histolytica among newly diagnosed people living with HIV in Taiwan, 2009-2018

Taiwan HIV Study Group, 2020 Jun 1, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 14, 6, p. e0008400

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2017

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

9 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Characteristics of scrub typhus, murine typhus, and Q fever among elderly patients: Prolonged prothrombin time as a predictor for severity

Chang, K., Lee, N. Y., Ko, W. C., Lin, W. R., Chen, Y. H., Tsai, J. J., Chen, T. C., Lin, C. Y., Chang, Y. T. & Lu, P. L., 2019 Feb, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 52, 1, p. 54-61 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2017
11 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Photodynamic inactivation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by indocyanine green and near infrared light

Wong, T. W., Wu, E. C., Ko, W. C., Lee, C. C., Hor, L. I. & Huang, I. H., 2018 Mar, In : Dermatologica Sinica. 36, 1, p. 8-15 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Timing of appropriate empirical antimicrobial administration and outcome of adults with community-onset bacteremia

Lee, C. C., Lee, C. H., Hong, M. Y., Tang, H. J. & Ko, W. C., 2017 May 26, In : Critical Care. 21, 1, 119.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Clinical manifestations of candidemia caused by uncommon Candida species and antifungal susceptibility of the isolates in a regional hospital in Taiwan, 2007–2014

Liu, W. L., Lai, C. C., Li, M. C., Wu, C. J., Ko, W. C., Hung, Y. L., Tang, H. J. & Hsueh, P. R., 2019 Aug, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 52, 4, p. 612-619 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19): The epidemic and the challenges

Lai, C. C., Shih, T. P., Ko, W. C., Tang, H. J. & Hsueh, P. R., 2020 Mar, In : International journal of antimicrobial agents. 55, 3, 105924.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
275 Citations (Scopus)
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)
2017
13 Citations (Scopus)
2020
1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Low seroprevalence of Zika virus infection among adults in Southern Taiwan

Chien, Y. W., Ho, T. C., Huang, P. W., Ko, N. Y., Ko, W. C. & Perng, G. C., 2019 Oct 23, In : BMC infectious diseases. 19, 1, 884.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2020

SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

Sheng, W. H., Ko, W. C., Huang, Y. C. & Hsueh, P. R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Presence of multidrug-resistant organisms in the residents and environments of long-term care facilities in Taiwan

Lee, C. M., Lai, C. C., Chiang, H. T., Lu, M. C., Wang, L. F., Tsai, T. L., Kang, M. Y., Jan, Y. N., Lo, Y. T., Ko, W. C., Tseng, S. H. & Hsueh, P. R., 2017 Apr, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 50, 2, p. 133-144 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Implementation of a national bundle care program to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units in Taiwan

for the Infection Control Society of Taiwan, 2018 Oct, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 51, 5, p. 666-671 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Are we ready for the global emergence of multidrug-resistant Candida auris in Taiwan?

Lu, P. L., Liu, W. L., Lo, H. J., Wang, F. D., Ko, W. C., Hsueh, P. R., Ho, M. W., Liu, C. E., Chen, Y. H., Chen, Y. C., Chuang, Y. C. & Chang, S. C., 2018 Jun, In : Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 117, 6, p. 462-470 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Age-related trends in adults with community-onset bacteremia

Lee, C. C., Wang, J. L., Lee, C. H., Hung, Y. P., Hong, M. Y., Chang, C. M. & Ko, W. C., 2017 Dec, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 61, 12, e01050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Clinical and molecular features of MDR livestock-associated MRSA ST9 with staphylococcal cassette chromosome mecXII in humans

Chen, C. J., Lauderdale, T. L. Y., Lu, C. T., Chuang, Y. Y., Yang, C. C., Wu, T. S., Lee, C. Y., Lu, M. C., Ko, W. C. & Huang, Y. C., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 73, 1, p. 33-40 8 p., dkx357.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Prolonged persistence of IgM against dengue virus detected by commonly used commercial assays

Chien, Y. W., Liu, Z. H., Tseng, F. C., Ho, T. C., Guo, H. R., Ko, N. Y., Ko, W. C. & Perng, G. C., 2018 Apr 2, In : BMC infectious diseases. 18, 1, 156.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)
2019

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Predominance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the residents and environments of long-term care facilities in Taiwan

Infection Control Society of Taiwan, 2019 Feb, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 52, 1, p. 62-74 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2018
6 Citations (Scopus)
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Nationwide surveillance of antimicrobial resistance among clinically important Gram-negative bacteria, with an emphasis on carbapenems and colistin: Results from the Surveillance of Multicenter Antimicrobial Resistance in Taiwan (SMART) in 2018

Lee, Y. L., Lu, M. C., Shao, P. L., Lu, P. L., Chen, Y. H., Cheng, S. H., Ko, W. C., Lin, C. Y., Wu, T. S., Yen, M. Y., Wang, L. S., Liu, C. P., Lee, W. S., Shi, Z. Y., Chen, Y. S., Wang, F. D., Tseng, S. H., Lin, C. N., Chen, Y. H., Sheng, W. H. & 3 others, Lee, C. M., Liao, M. H. & Hsueh, P. R., 2019 Sep, In : International journal of antimicrobial agents. 54, 3, p. 318-328 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
73 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Tigecycline therapy for infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae in critically ill patients

Yu, W. L., Lee, N. Y., Wang, J. T., Ko, W. C., Ho, C. H. & Chuang, Y. C., 2020 May, In : Antibiotics. 9, 5, 231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2016

Tigecycline therapy for bacteremia and aortitis caused by Salmonella enterica serotype Choleraesuis: A case report

Tang, H. J., Chen, C. C. & Ko, W-C., 2016 Feb 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 49, 1, p. 131-133 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Implementation of a national bundle care program to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection in high-risk units of hospitals in Taiwan

for the & Infection Control Society of Taiwan, 2017 Aug, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 50, 4, p. 464-470 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)