Expertise at Chang Gung System

Tsu -Lan Wu
Institution:Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital , Chang Gung university
Position: Director/Professor
Department: Medical Laboratory / Medical Biotechnology and Laboratory Science
Address: No.5, Fusing St., Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel: +886-3-2110102 Fax: +886-3-3971827

Focus of Interest :
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Mechanism of drug resistance
 ● B.S. Department of Medical Technology,National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
 ● M.S., Institute of Microbiology and Immunology National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Main Publications:
  1. Shu JC, Su LH, Chiu CH, Kuo AJ, Liu TP, Lee MH, Su IN, Wu TL*. Reduced Production of OprM May Promote oprD Mutations and Lead to Imipenem Resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Carrying an oprD-Group 1A Allele. Microbial Drug Resistance. 2015 Apr;21(2):149-157. *Corresponding author
  2. Kuo AJ, Su LH, Shu JC, Wang JT, Wang JH, Fung CP, Chia JH, Lu JJ, Wu TL*. National Surveillance on Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium in Taiwan: Emergence and Widespread of ST414 and a Tn1546-Like Element with Simultaneous Insertion of IS1251-like and IS1678. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 30;9(12):e115555.*Corresponding author
  3. Chia JH, Lai HC, Su LH, Kuo AJ, Wu TL*. Molecular Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile at a Medical Center in Taiwan: Persistence of Genetically Clustering of A(-)B(+) Isolates and Increase of A(+)B(+) Isolates. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 7;8(10):e75471. SCI
  4. Chen YT, Lin JC, Fung CP, Lu PL, Chuang YC, Wu TL*, Siu LK. KPC-2-encoding plasmids from Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Taiwan. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2014 Mar;69(3):628-631. SCI *Co-Corresponding author
  5. Shu JC, Su LH, Chia JH, Huang SH, Kao YC, Lee SC, Wu TL*. Identification of a hidden outbreak due to the spread of a VIM-3-producing, extensive drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (XDRPA) clone at a regional hospital in Taiwan. Epidemiology and Infection.2013 Aug 141(8):1713-1716. *Corresponding author

Full Publication List

Board Certification / Professional Affiliations:
 ◎ Medical Technologist /Ministry of Examination R.O.C.
 ◎ Taiwan Society of Laboratory Medicine (TSLM)
 ◎ Taiwan Society of Microbiology (TSM)
 ◎ American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
 ◎ American Society of Clinical Chemistry(AACC)

Ongoing projects:

 - The study of the intrinsic resistant mechanisms of carbapenem-resistant-only Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRO-PA)