Per Bengtson et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 169(7), 3940-3946 (2002-09-24)
We recently identified several individuals carrying a missense mutation (G329A; Arg(110)-Gln) in the FUT7 gene encoding fucosyltransferase VII. This enzyme is involved in the biosynthesis of the sialyl Lewis x (Le(x)) epitope on human leukocytes, which has been identified as...
C M Shih et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 35(2), 450-454 (1997-02-01)
An asymptomatic Babesia infection was confirmed by laboratory diagnoses. The intraerythrocytic protozoan (designed TW1) isolated from a 51-year-old Taiwanese woman appeared to be morphologically consistent with small-form piroplasm, and measurements indicated that it had a body size of 1.5 to...
C I Bindon et al.
The Journal of experimental medicine, 168(1), 127-142 (1988-07-01)
Humanized antibodies are likely to have a major role in therapy and it is important to define their interaction with physiological effectors. By comparing a matched series of chimeric human mAbs we found that igG1 was most efficient in complement...
First detection and molecular identification of Borrelia garinii isolated from human skin in Taiwan.
Li-Lian Chao et al.
Journal of medical microbiology, 59(Pt 2), 254-257 (2009-11-17)
C M Shih et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 36(3), 807-808 (1998-03-21)
We report herein the first laboratory-diagnosed case of Lyme disease in a human in Taiwan. A 45-year-old Taiwanese man living in Taipei, in northern Taiwan, had an expanding skin lesion (measuring 23 by 15 cm) on his abdomen for 2...