Hi, I am Chia-Kwung Fan, My LiveDNA is 886.6114
 
   
  Home
 
 
 
Dr. Chia-Kwung Fan
 
Highest Degree: Ph.D. in Parasitology from National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan
 
Institute: Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
 
Area of Interest: Biomedical Sciences
  •   Toxocariasis
  •   Toxoplasmosis
  •   Dirofilariasis
  •   Parasite Immunology
 
URL: http://livedna.org/886.6114
 
My SELECTED Publications
1:   Akinwale, O.P., T.T. Hock, C.K. Fan, Q. Zheng, S. Haimo, C. Ezeh and P.V. Gyang, 2014. Differentiating Schistosoma haematobium from Schistosoma magrebowiei and other closely related schistosomes by polymerase chain reaction amplification of a species specific mitochondrial gene. Trop. Parasitol., 4: 38-42.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
2:   Chang, T.K., C.W. Liao, Y.C. Huang, C.C. Chang and C.M. Chou et al., 2009. Prevalence of Enterobius vermicularis Infection among preschool children in kindergartens of Taipei City, Taiwan in 2008. Korean J. Parasitol., 47: 185-187.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
3:   Chen, S.H., C.K. Fan, J.S. Miser, Y.L. Liu, Y.J. Huang and C.Y. Wang, 2015. An infant boy with widespread ecchymoses and severe eosinophilia. J. Microbial. Immunol. Infec., 48: 233-233.
4:   Cheng, P.C., C.C. Huang, P.F. Chiang, C.N. Lin and L.L. Li et al., 2014. Radioprotective effects of Antrodia cinnamomea are enhanced on immune cells and inhibited on cancer cells. Int. J. Rad. Boil., 90: 841-852.
Direct Link  |  
5:   Cheng, P.C., Lin, C.N., S.Y. Peng, L.L. Li, T.Y. Luo, C.K. Fan and K.M. Lee, 2013. A study of immunomodulatory genes responses to macrophages of Schistosoma japonicum infection during different stages by microarray analysis. Acta Trop., 127: 251-260.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
6:   Cheng, P.C., P.F. Chiang, K.M. Lee, C.H. Yeh and K.L. Hsu et al., 2013. Evaluating the potential of a new isotope-labelled glyco-ligand for estimating the remnant liver function of schistosoma-infected mice. Parasite Immunol., 35: 129-139.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
7:   Chiang, T.Y., H.H. Hsieh, M.C. Kuo, K.T. Chiu and W.C. Lin et al., 2012. Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii Infection among healthy blood donors in Taiwan. PLoS One, Vol., 7. 10.1371/journal.pone.0048139.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
8:   Chu, T., C. Liao, Y. Huang, Y. Chang, A. Costa and D. Ji et al., 2012. Prevalence of Schistosoma intercalatum and S. haematobium infection among primary schoolchildren in capital areas of democratic republic of sao tome and principe, West Africa. Iran J. Parasitol., 7: 67-72.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
9:   Chu, T.B., C.W. Liao, P. D'Lamini, P.W.S. Chang and W.T. Chiu et al., 2010. Prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium infection among inhabitants of Lowveld, Swaziland, an endemic area for the disease. Trop. Biomed., 27: 337-342.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
10:   Chu, T.B., C.W. Liao, T. Nara, Y.C. Huang, C.M. Chou, Y.H. Liu and C.K. Fan, 2012. Enterobius vermicularis infection is well controlled among preschool children in nurseries of Taipei City, Taiwan. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop., 45: 646-648.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
11:   Chuang, C.C., C.W. Chen, C.K. Fan, K.E. Su, Y.T. Tsai and W.Y. Du, 2007. Angiostrongylus cantonensis: Apoptosis of inflammatory cells induced by treatment with mebendazole or/and interleukin 12 in mice. Exp. Parasitol., 115: 226-232.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
12:   Chuang, C.C., K.E. Su, C.W. Chen, C.K. Fan, F.K. Lin, Y.S. Chen and W.Y. Du, 2010. Anti-CCR3 monoclonal antibody inhibits eosinophil infiltration in Angiostrongylus cantonensis-infected ICR mice. Acta Trop., 113: 209-213.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
13:   Fan, C.K. and K.E. Su, 2004. Cross-reactions with Ascaris suum antigens of sera from mice infected with A. suum, Toxocara canis, and Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Parasitol. Int., 53: 263-271.
14:   Fan, C.K., Y.H. Lin, C.C., Hung and K.E. Su, 2004. Larval migratory behavior of long-term-maintained Toxocara canis embryonated eggs in mice. Taiwan Vet. J., 30: 99-105.
15:   Fan, C.K., C.C. Hung, K.E. Su, F.C. Sung and H.Y. Chiou et al., 2006. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among pre-schoolchildren aged 1-5 years in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Western Africa. Trans. Royal Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., 100: 446-449.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
16:   Fan, C.K., C.C. Hung, K.E. Su, H.Y. Chiou, V. Gil, M.C.R. Ferreira and L.F. Tseng, 2007. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among inhabitants in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe. Trans. Royal Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101: 1157-1158.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
17:   Fan, C.K., C.C., Hung, W.Y. Du, C.W. Liao and K.E. Su, 2004. Seroepidemiology of Toxocara canis infection among mountain aboriginal schoolchildren living in contaminated districts in eastern Taiwan. Trop. Med. Int. Health, 9: 1312-1318.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
18:   Fan, C.K., C.V. Holland, K. Loxton and U. Barghouth, 2015. Cerebral toxocariasis: Silent progression to neurodegenerative disorders? Clin. Microbial. Rev., 28: 663-686.
Direct Link  |  
19:   Fan, C.K., C.W. Liao and Y.C. Cheng, 2013. Factors affecting disease manifestation of toxocarosis in humans: Genetics and environment. Vet. Parasitol., 193: 342-352.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
20:   Fan, C.K., C.W. Liao, M.S. Wu, K.E. Su and B.C. Han, 2003. Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection among Chinese aboriginal and Han people resident in mountainous areas of northern Thailand. J. Parasitol., 89: 1239-1242.
21:   Fan, C.K., C.W. Liao, M.S. Wu, N.Y. Hu and K.E. Su, 2004. Prevalence of Pediculus capitis infestation among school children of Chinese refugees residing in mountainous areas of northern Thailand. Kaohsiung J. Med. Sci., 20: 183-187.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
22:   Fan, C.K., C.W. Liao, S.Y. Lyu, H. Sukati and D.D. Ji et al., 2012. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections among primary schoolchildren in areas devoid of sanitation in northwestern Kingdom of Swaziland, Southern Africa. Pathog. Glob. Health, 106: 60-62.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
23:   Fan, C.K., C.W. Liao, T.C. Kao, M.H. Li, W.Y. Du and K.E. Su, 2005. Seroepidemiology of Toxocara canis infection among aboriginal schoolchildren in the mountainous areas of north-eastern Taiwan. Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol., 99: 593-600.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
24:   Fan, C.K., C.W. Liao, W.Y. Du and K.E. Su, 2003. Combined treatment with interleukin-12 and mebendazole lessened experimental eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in ICR mice. Infect. Immunity, 71: 3947-3953.
Direct Link  |  
25:   Fan, C.K., H.S. Lan, C.C. Hung, W.C. Chung, C.W. Liao, W.Y. Du and K.E. Su, 2004. Seroepidemiology of Toxocara canis infection among mountain aboriginal adults in Taiwan. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 71: 216-221.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
26:   Fan, C.K., K.E. Su and Y.Z. Tsai, 2004. Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection among slaughtered pigs in northwestern Taiwan. J. Parasitol., 90: 653-654.
Direct Link  |  
27:   Fan, C.K., L.W. Lee, C.W. Liao, Y.C. Huang and Y.L. Lee et al., 2012. Toxoplasma gondii infection: Relationship between seroprevalence and risk factors among primary schoolchildren in the capital areas of Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, West Africa. Parasit. Vectors, Vol., 5. 10.1186/1756-3305-5-141.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
28:   Fan, C.K., Y.H. Lin, C.C. Hung and K.E. Su, 2004. Experimental ocular toxocariasis in mice infected with long-term-maintained embryonated eggs of Toxocara canis. Kaohsiung. J. Med. Sci., 20: 317-322.
Direct Link  |  
29:   Fan, C.K., Y.H. Lin, C.C., Hung, S.F. Chang and K.E. Su, 2004. Enhanced expressions of transforming growth factor-β1 in inflammatory cells and secretory granules in Paneth cells in the small intestine of mice infected with Toxocara canis. Parasitol. Res., 94: 397-404.
CrossRef  |  
30:   Fan, C.K., Y.H. Lin, C.C., Hung, S.F. Chang and K.E. Su, 2004. Enhanced inducible nitric oxide synthase expression and nitrotyrosine accumulation in experimental granulomatous hepatitis caused by Toxocara canis in mice. Parasite Immunol., 26: 273-281.
Direct Link  |  
31:   Fan, C.K., Y.H. Lin, W.Y. Du and K.E. Su, 2003. Infectivity and pathogenicity of 14-month-cultured embryonated eggs of Toxocara canis in mice. Vet. Parasitol., 113: 145-155.
Direct Link  |  
32:   Fan, C.K., Y.T. Chang, C.H. Hsu, C.W. Liao, Y.C. Huang, Chi LH and S. da Costa Ados, 2013. Lymphatic elephantiasis in one neglected african country-democratic republic of sao tome e principe. Trop. Med. Surg., Vol., 1. 10.4172/2329-9088.1000108.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
33:   Fu, C.J., T.W. Chuang, H.S. Lin, C.H. Wu and Y.C. Liu et al., 2014. Toxoplasma gondii infection: Seroprevalence and associated risk factors among primary school children in the capital area of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Japanese J. Infect. Dis., 67: 405-410.
CrossRef  |  
34:   Fu, C.J., T.W. Chuang, H.S. Lin, C.H. Wu and Y.C. Liu et al., 2014. Seroepidemiology of Toxocara Canis infection among primary schoolchildren in the capital area of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. BMC Infect. Dis., Vol. 14. .
Direct Link  |  
35:   Gyang, P.V., O.P. Akinwale, Y.L. Lee, T.W. Chuang and A.B. Orok et al., 2015. Seroprevalence, disease awareness, and risk factors for Toxocara canis infection among primary schoolchildren in Makoko, an urban slum community in Nigeria. Acta Tropica, 146: 135-140.
CrossRef  |  
36:   Gyang, V.P., O.P. Akinwale, Y.L. Lee, T.W. Chuang and A. Orok et al., 2015. Toxoplasma gondii infection: Seroprevalence and associated risk factors among primary schoolchildren in Lagos City, Southern Nigeria. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop., 48: 56-63.
Direct Link  |  
37:   Hsiao, W.W., H.S. Liao, H.H. Lin, Y.L. Lee and C.K. Fan et al., 2013. Biophysical analysis of astrocytes apoptosis triggered by larval E/S antigen from cerebral toxocarosis-causing pathogen Toxocara canis. Anal. Sci., 29: 885-892.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
38:   Huang, H.M., G. Hsiao, C.K. Fan, C.L. Lin, S.J. Leu, B.L. Chiang and Y.L. Lee, 2013. Notch ligand delta-like 4-pretreated dendritic cells alleviate allergic airway responses by enhancing IL-10 production. PLoS One, Vol., 8. 10.1371/journal.pone.0063613.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
39:   Hung, C.C., C.K. Fan, K.E. Su, F.C. Sung and H.Y. Chiou et al., 2007. Serological screening and toxoplasmosis exposure factors among pregnant women in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe. Trans. Royal Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101: 134-139.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
40:   Hung, C.S., H.W. Su, Y.L. Lee, H.W. Weng and Y.C. Wang et al., 2015. Seroprevalence, seroconversion, and toxoplasmosis risk factors among pregnant women in Taipei City, Taiwan. Japanese J. Infect. Dis., 10.7883/yoken.JJID.2014.263.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
41:   Li, M.H., C.W. Liao, Y.L. Lee, H.K. Ooi and W.Y. Du et al., 2010. Infectivity and development of Metagonimus yokogawai in experimentally infected domestic ducks (Cairina moschata). Vet. Parasitol., 168: 45-50.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
42:   Liang, S.Y., K.T. Hsia, Y.H. Chan, C.K. Fan, D.D.S. Jiang, O. Landt and D.D. Ji, 2010. Evaluation of a new single-tube multiprobe real-time PCR for diagnosis of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar. J. Parasitol., 96: 793-797.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
43:   Liao, C.W., C.K. Fan, T.C. Kao, D.D. Ji and K.E. Su, Y.H. Lin and W.L. Cho, 2008. Brain injury-associated biomarkers of TGF-beta1, S100B, GFAP, NF-L, tTG, AbetaPP, and tau were concomitantly enhanced and the UPS was impaired during acute brain injury caused by Toxocara canis in mice. BMC Infect. Dis., Vol., 8. 10.1186/1471-2334-8-84.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
44:   Liao, C.W., H. Sukati, P. D'Lamini, C.M. Chou and Y.H. Liu et al., 2010. Seroprevalence of Toxocara canis infection among children in Swaziland, Southern Africa. Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol., 104: 73-80.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
45:   Liao, C.W., H. Sukati, T. Nara, A. Tsubouchi and C.M. Chou et al., 2011. Prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium infection among schoolchildren in remote areas devoid of sanitation in northwestern Swaziland, Southern Africa. Jpn. J. Infect. Dis., 64: 322-326.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
46:   Liao, C.W., W.L. Cho, T.C. Kao, K.E. Su, Y.H. Lin and C.K. Fan, 2008. Blood-brain barrier impairment with enhanced SP, NK-1R, GFAP and claudin-5 expressions in experimental cerebral toxocariasis. Parasite Immunol., 30: 525-534.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
47:   Liao, C.W., Y.L. Lee, H. Sukati, P. D'lamini and Y.C. Huang et al., 2009. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among children in Swaziland, Southern Africa. Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol., 103: 731-736.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
48:   Lin, H.C., C.W. Liao, Y.C. Huang, C.M. Chou and S. Da Costa Ados, 2013. Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection: Potential threats to inhabitants through consumption of giant african land snail in democratic republic of sao tome E principe, West Africa. Trop. Med. Surg. .
Direct Link  |  
49:   Lin, S.M., C.W. Liao, Y.H. Lin, C.C. Lee and T.C. Kao and C.K. Fan, 2008. Inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibition influenced granuloma formation with suppressed collagen expression in myositis caused by in mice. Parasitol. Res., 102: 577-585.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
50:   Liu, C.T., Y.C. Chen, T.H. Chen, U. Barghouth and C.K. Fan, 2012. Intestinal paragonimiasis with colonic ulcer and hematochezia in an elderly Taiwanese woman. Korean J. Parasitol., 50: 349-352.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
51:   Lou, H.Y., P.C. Tsai, C.C. Chang, Y.H. Lin and C.W. Liao et al., 2007. A case of human diphyllobothriasis in northern Taiwan after eating raw fish fillets. J. Microbiol., Immunol. Infect., 40: 452-456.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
52:   Nara, T., M. Hashimoto, H. Hirawake, C.W. Liao and Y. Fukai et al., 2012. Molecular interaction of the first 3 enzymes of the de novo pyrimidine biosynthetic pathway of Trypanosoma cruzi. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 418: 140-143.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
53:   Olaoluwa, A.P., T.T Hock, C.K. Fan, Z. Qi, H. Shen, E. Charles and VG. Pam, 2014. Differentiating Schistosoma haematobium from Schistosoma margrebowiei and other closely related schistosomes by polymerase chain reaction amplification of a species specificmitochondrial gene. Trop. Parasitol., 4: 38-42.
Direct Link  |  
54:   Shieh, Y.H., H.M. Huang, C.C. Wang, C.C. Lee, C.K. Fan and Y.L. Lee, 2015. Zerumbone enhances the Th1 response and ameliorates ovalbumin-induced Th2 responses and airway inflammation in mice. Int. Immunopharmacol., 24: 383-391.
CrossRef  |  
55:   Shih, Y.C., C.M. Chen, Y.H. Huang, C.W. Liao, C.K. Fan and C.H. Yang, 2010. Subcutaneous cysticercosis diagnosed by mitochondrial DNA analysis. Int. J. Dermatol., 49: 672-675.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
56:   Takahashi, H., A. Tsubouchi, K. Murai, M. Yamanouchi and M. Tanei et al., 2014. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii Infection among HIV-In-fected Patients in Tokyo, Japan. Clin. Res. HIV/AIDS., 1: 1007-1007.
57:   Takahashi, H., A. Tsubouchi, K. Murai, M. Yamanouchi and M. Tanei et al., 2014. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii Infection among HIV Infected Patients in Tokyo, Japan. Clin. Res. HIV/AIDS., 1: 1007-1007.
58:   Tsai, Y.T., P.C. Cheng, C.K. Fan and T.M. Pan, 2008. Time-dependent persistence of enhanced immune response by a potential probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. Paracasei NTU 101. Int. J. Food Microbiol., 128: 219-225.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
59:   Wang, I.C., P.C. Fan, S.C. Lu, C.K. Fan and K.E. Su, 2008. Suppression of host Th1-type granulomatous inflammation by Taenia solium metacestodes is related to down-regulation of osteopontin gene expression. Int. J. Parasitol., 38: 239-248.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
60:   Wu, M.S., C.W. Liao, W.Y. Du, T.C. Kao and K.E. Su et al., 2008. Enhanced expression of transforming growth factor-β1 in inflammatory cells, α-smooth muscle actin in stellate cells, and collagen accumulation in experimental granulomatous hepatitis caused by Toxocara canis in mice. Acta Trop., 105: 260-268.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |