Infection and Drug Resistance

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List of Papers (Total 923)

Simultaneous three Enterobacteriaceae with different bla NDM-1-encoding plasmids in a patient transferred from mainland China to Taiwan

Simultaneous three Enterobacteriaceae with different bla NDM-1-encoding plasmids in a patient transferred from mainland China to Taiwan Chih-Cheng Lai,1 Chi-Chung Chen,2,3 Ying-Chen Lu,3 Hung-Jui Chen,4 Bo-An Su,4 Tzu-Chieh Weng,4 Yu-Hsin Chiu,5 Han-Siong Toh,4 Chun-Cheng Zhang,4 Shyh-Ren Chiang,4 Yin-Ching Chuang,2,5 Hung-Jen Tang2,4,6 1Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi...

Efficacy of intraventricular amikacin treatment in pan-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa postsurgical meningitis

Efficacy of intraventricular amikacin treatment in pan-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa postsurgical meningitis Mariadelfina Molinaro,1 Paola Morelli,2 Manuela De Gregori,1,3,4 Simona De Gregori,1 Ilaria Giardini,1 Federica Tordato,2 Vincenzina Monzillo,5,6 Daria Pocaterra,2 Erminia Casari7 1Clinical and Experimental Pharmacokinetics Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo...

ISEcp1-mediated transposition of chromosome-borne blaCMY-2 into an endogenous ColE1-like plasmid in Escherichia coli

ISEcp1-mediated transposition of chromosome-borne blaCMY-2 into an endogenous ColE1-like plasmid in Escherichia coli Liang-Xing Fang,1,2,* Xing-Ping Li,1,2,* Liang Li,1,2 Mu-Ya Chen,1,2 Cai-Yan Wu,3 Lu-Lu Li,4 Xiao-Ping Liao,1,2 Ya-Hong Liu,1,2 Jian Sun1,2 1National Risk Assessment Laboratory for Antimicrobial Resistance of Animal Original Bacteria, South China Agricultural...

The prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance and ESBL-production in Enterobacteriaceae isolated from urinary tract infections

The prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance and ESBL-production in Enterobacteriaceae isolated from urinary tract infections Robab Azargun,1,2 Mohammad Reza Sadeghi,3 Mohammad Hossein Soroush Barhaghi,2 Hossein Samadi Kafil,2,4 Fatemeh Yeganeh,2 Mahin Ahangar Oskouee,2 Reza Ghotaslou1,2 1Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical...

Current trends to control fungal pathogens: exploiting our knowledge in the host–pathogen interaction

Current trends to control fungal pathogens: exploiting our knowledge in the host-pathogen interaction Laura C García-Carnero,1 Luis A Pérez-García,2 José A Martínez-Álvarez,1 Juana E Reyes-Martínez,1 Héctor M Mora-Montes1 1Department of Biology, Division of Exact and Natural Sciences, Campus Guanajuato, Universidad de Guanajuato, 2Multidisciplinay Academic Unit, Zona Huasteca...

Efficiency of gold nanoparticles coated with the antimicrobial peptide indolicidin against biofilm formation and development of Candida spp. clinical isolates

Efficiency of gold nanoparticles coated with the antimicrobial peptide indolicidin against biofilm formation and development of Candida spp. clinical isolates Elisabetta de Alteriis,1 Valeria Maselli,1 Annarita Falanga,2 Stefania Galdiero,2 Federica Maria Di Lella,3 Renato Gesuele,1 Marco Guida,1 Emilia Galdiero1 1Department of Biology, University of Naples “Federico II”, Naples...

Epidemiology and molecular characterization of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli isolates harboring blaCTX-M group 1 extended-spectrum β-lactamases causing bacteremia and urinary tract infection in Manhiça, Mozambique

Epidemiology and molecular characterization of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli isolates harboring blaCTX-M group 1 extended-spectrum beta-lactamases causing bacteremia and urinary tract infection in Manhica, Mozambique Elisabet Guiral,1 Maria Jesús Pons,1 Delfino Vubil,2 Marta Marí-Almirall,1 Betuel Sigaúque,2,3 Sara Maria Soto,1 Pedro Luís Alonso,1,2 Joaquim Ruiz,1 Jordi...

Sofosbuvir–daclatasvir improves hepatitis C virus–induced mixed cryoglobulinemia: Upper Egypt experience

Sofosbuvir-daclatasvir improves hepatitis C virus-induced mixed cryoglobulinemia: Upper Egypt experience Amro M Hassan,1 Heba A Osman,2 Hasan S Mahmoud,2 Mohammed H Hassan,3 Abdel-Kader A Hashim,4 Hesham H Ameen5 1Tropical Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University (Assiut Branch), Assiut, Egypt; 2Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology Department, Faculty of...

The diagnostic utility of procalcitonin, interleukin-6 and interleukin-8, and hyaluronic acid in the Norwegian consensus definition for early-onset neonatal sepsis (EONS) [Retraction]

The diagnostic utility of procalcitonin, interleukin-6 and interleukin-8, and hyaluronic acid in the Norwegian consensus definition for early-onset neonatal sepsis (EONS) [Retraction] Nakstad B. The diagnostic utility of procalcitonin, interleukin- 6 and interleukin-8, and hyaluronic acid in the Norwegianconsensus definition for early-onset neonatal sepsis (EONS). Infection and...

Differential characteristics of Acinetobacter baumannii colonization and infection: risk factors, clinical picture, and mortality

Differential characteristics of Acinetobacter baumannii colonization and infection: risk factors, clinical picture, and mortality Andrés Martín-Aspas, Francisca M Guerrero-Sánchez, Francisco García-Colchero, Sebastián Rodríguez-Roca, José-Antonio Girón-González Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Cádiz, Instituto...

Patterns of emergent resistance-associated mutations after initiation of non-nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor-containing antiretroviral regimens in Taiwan: a multicenter cohort study

Patterns of emergent resistance-associated mutations after initiation of non-nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor-containing antiretroviral regimens in Taiwan: a multicenter cohort study Chien-Yu Cheng,1,2 Mao-Song Tsai,3 Chia-Jui Yang,3,4 Shu-Hsing Cheng,1,5 Hsin-Yun Sun,6 Shu-Fang Chang,7 Li-Hsin Su,7 Yi-Ching Su,6 Chien-Ching Hung,6,8–10 Sui-Yuan Chang7,11 For the Taiwan...

Epidemiology, practice patterns, and prognostic factors for candidemia; and characteristics of fourteen patients with breakthrough Candida bloodstream infections: a single tertiary hospital experience in Japan

Epidemiology, practice patterns, and prognostic factors for candidemia; and characteristics of fourteen patients with breakthrough Candida bloodstream infections: a single tertiary hospital experience in Japan Ryuichi Hirano,1,2 Yuichi Sakamoto,3 Junichi Kitazawa,3 Shoji Yamamoto,1 Hiroyuki Kayaba2 1Department of Pharmacy, Aomori Prefectural Central Hospital, Aomori, Japan...

Echinocandins for management of invasive candidiasis in patients with liver disease and liver transplantation

Echinocandins for management of invasive candidiasis in patients with liver disease and liver transplantation Siang Fei Yeoh,1 Tae Jin Lee,2 Ka Lip Chew,3 Stephen Lin,4 Dennis Yeo,5 Sajita Setia5 1Department of Pharmacy, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore; 2Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; 3Department of...

Defining the potency of amikacin against Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter baumannii derived from Chinese hospitals using CLSI and inhalation-based breakpoints

Defining the potency of amikacin against Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter baumannii derived from Chinese hospitals using CLSI and inhalation-based breakpoints Joseph L Kuti,1 Qi Wang,2 Hongbin Chen,2 Henan Li,2 Hui Wang,2 David P Nicolau1 1Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA...

Prevalence of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens isolated from febrile neutropenic cancer patients with bloodstream infections in Egypt and new synergistic antibiotic combinations

Prevalence of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens isolated from febrile neutropenic cancer patients with bloodstream infections in Egypt and new synergistic antibiotic combinations Sally Tohamy Tohamy,1 Khaled Mohamed Aboshanab,2 Hadir Ahmed El-Mahallawy,3 Mona R El-Ansary,4 Salwa Selim Afifi1 1Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy For Girls, Al...

Mecillinam for the treatment of acute pyelonephritis and bacteremia caused by Enterobacteriaceae: a literature review

Mecillinam for the treatment of acute pyelonephritis and bacteremia caused by Enterobacteriaceae: a literature review Filip Jansåker,1,2 Niels Frimodt-Møller,3 Thomas L Benfield,2,4 Jenny Dahl Knudsen1,3 1Department of Clinical Microbiology, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark; 2Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences...

Dose-response associations of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus between school environmental contamination and nasal carriage by elementary students

Dose-response associations of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus between school environmental contamination and nasal carriage by elementary students Jialing Lin,1 Jianping Liang,2 Ting Zhang,1 Chan Bai,1 Jiaping Ye,1 Zhenjiang Yao1 1Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, School of Public Health, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Guangzhou, China...

Majocchi’s granuloma: current perspectives

Majocchi's granuloma: current perspectives Hazal Boral,1 Murat Durdu,2 Macit Ilkit1 1Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Çukurova, Adana, Turkey; 2Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Başkent University Adana Hospital, Adana, Turkey Abstract: Majocchi’s granuloma (MG) is a rare fungal infection of the dermis that is...

Extensively drug-resistant Myroides odoratimimus – a case series of urinary tract infections in immunocompromised patients

Extensively drug-resistant Myroides odoratimimus – A case series of urinary tract infections in immunocompromised patients Monica Licker,1,2 Teodora Sorescu,3,4 Maria Rus,5,6 Natalia Cirlea,6 Florin Horhat,1 Cristiana Jurescu,5,6 Mircea Botoca,7,8 Alin Cumpănas,7,8 Romulus Timar,3,4 Delia Muntean1,2 1Department of Microbiology, “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy...

Plasma-activated water: a new and effective alternative for duodenoscope reprocessing

Plasma-activated water: a new and effective alternative for duodenoscope reprocessing Gheorghe G Bălan,1 Irina Roşca,2 Elena-Laura Ursu,2 Florica Doroftei,2 Andra-Cristina Bostănaru,3 Eugen Hnatiuc,4 Valentin Năstasă,3 Vasile Şandru,5 Gabriela Ştefănescu,1 Anca Trifan,1 Mihai Mareş3 1Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iaşi, Romania; 2“Petru Poni” Institute of...

Molecular characterization of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacilli clinical isolates in Algeria

Molecular characterization of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacilli clinical isolates in Algeria Nadjette Bourafa,1–3 Wafaa Chaalal,1,4 Sofiane Bakour,1 Rym Lalaoui,1 Nafissa Boutefnouchet,2 Seydina M Diene,1 Jean-Marc Rolain1 1Aix Marseille Universite, MEPHI, IHU-Mediterranee Infection, Marseille, France; 2Laboratoire de Microbiologie et Biochimie Appliquée, Département de...

Human herpesvirus-6 pneumonitis in a patient with follicular lymphoma following immunochemotherapy with rituximab

Human herpesvirus-6 pneumonitis in a patient with follicular lymphoma following immunochemotherapy with rituximab Saeko Kuwahara-Ota, Yoshiaki Chinen, Yoshimi Mizuno, Tomoko Takimoto-Shimomura, Yayoi Matsumura-Kimoto, Kazuna Tanba, Taku Tsukamoto, Shinsuke Mizutani, Yuji Shimura, Tsutomu Kobayashi, Shigeo Horiike, Junya Kuroda Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and...

Epidemiology, susceptibility, and risk factors for acquisition of MDR/XDR Gram-negative bacteria among kidney transplant recipients with urinary tract infections

Epidemiology, susceptibility, and risk factors for acquisition of MDR/XDR Gram-negative bacteria among kidney transplant recipients with urinary tract infections Xiuhong Yuan,1 Taohua Liu,2 Di Wu,3 Qiquan Wan3 1Psychosomatic Health Institute, the Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China; 2Clinical Medicine, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South...

Performance of the Abbott RealTime MTB RIF/INH resistance assay when used to test Mycobacterium tuberculosis specimens from Bangladesh

Performance of the Abbott RealTime MTB RIF/INH resistance assay when used to test Mycobacterium tuberculosis specimens from Bangladesh Joshua Kostera, Gregor Leckie, Klara Abravaya, Hong Wang Abbott Molecular, Abbott Laboratories, Des Plaines, IL, USA Introduction: The Abbott RealTime MTB RIF/INH Resistance Assay (RT MTB RIF/INH) is an assay for the detection of rifampicin (RIF...

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia among liver transplant recipients: epidemiology and associated risk factors for morbidity and mortality

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia among liver transplant recipients: epidemiology and associated risk factors for morbidity and mortality Taohua Liu,1 Yuezhong Zhang,1 Qiquan Wan2 1Department of Clinical Medicine, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University, Changsha, People’s Republic of China; 2Department of Transplant Surgery, the Third Xiangya...