Infection and Drug Resistance

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List of Papers (Total 961)

Bezlotoxumab for the prevention of Clostridium difficile infection: a review of current evidence and safety profile

Bezlotoxumab for the prevention of Clostridium difficile infection: a review of current evidence and safety profile Carolyn D Alonso,1,2 Monica V Mahoney3 1Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; 3Department of Pharmacy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston...

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...

The association between platelet indices and deep surgical site infection after open induction internal fixation for traumatic limb fractures

The association between platelet indices and deep surgical site infection after open induction internal fixation for traumatic limb fractures Zitao Zhang,1 Yuanhui Ji,2 Zhen Wang,1 Xusheng Qiu,1 Yixin Chen1 1Department of Orthopedics, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing 210008, China; 2Department of Clinical Laboratory, The Affiliated...

Infection control perception and behavior: a question of sex and gender? Results of the AHOI feasibility study

Infection control perception and behavior: a question of sex and gender? Results of the AHOI feasibility study Tillmann Goerig,1 Kathleen Dittmann,1 Axel Kramer,1 Stephan Diedrich,2 Claus-Dieter Heidecke,2 Nils-Olaf Huebner1 1Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Universitätsmedizin Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany; 2Department of General Surgery, Visceral, Thoracic and...

Resistance phenotype and clinical molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae among pediatric patients in Shanghai [Erratum]

Resistance phenotype and clinical molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae among pediatric patients in Shanghai [Erratum] Tian D, Pan F, Wang C, et al. Infect Drug Resist. 2018;11:1935–1943. On page 1935, a contributions statement was missing from the author list and affiliation section. The correct version isshown here. Dongxing Tian*Fen Pan*Chun...

Relation between flomoxef minimum inhibitory concentrations and clinical outcomes of patients treated with flomoxef for Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia

Relation between flomoxef minimum inhibitory concentrations and clinical outcomes of patients treated with flomoxef for Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia Chen-Hsiang Lee,1 I-Ling Chen,2 Chia-Chin Li,3 Chun-Chih Chien3 1Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan...

Which methods are appropriate for the detection of Staphylococcus argenteus and is it worthwhile to distinguish S. argenteus from S. aureus?

Which methods are appropriate for the detection of Staphylococcus argenteus and is it worth to distinguish S. argenteus from S. aureus? René Kaden,1 Lars Engstrand,2 Hilpi Rautelin,1 Cecilia Johansson1 1Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; 2Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institute, Solna...

Molecular detection of vanA and vanB genes among vancomycin-resistant enterococci in ICU-hospitalized patients in Ahvaz in southwest of Iran

Molecular detection of vanA and vanB genes among vancomycin-resistant enterococci in ICU-hospitalized patients in Ahvaz in southwest of Iran Mojtaba Moosavian,1,2 Hosein Ghadri,2 Zahra Samli3 1Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Health Research Institute, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran; 2Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine...

Efficacy of φkm18p phage therapy in a murine model of extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection

Efficacy of phikm18p phage therapy in a murine model of extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection Jiun-Ling Wang,1,* Chih-Feng Kuo,2,* Che-Ming Yeh,3 Jung-Ren Chen,4 Ming-Fang Cheng,5–7 Chih-Hsin Hung3 1Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC; 2Department...

A multicenter epidemiology study on the risk factors and clinical outcomes of nosocomial intra-abdominal infections in China: results from the Chinese antimicrobial resistance surveillance of nosocomial infections (CARES) 2007–2016

A multicenter epidemiology study on the risk factors and clinical outcomes of nosocomial intra-abdominal infections in China: results from the Chinese Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance of Nosocomial Infections (CARES) 2007-2016 Jiangang Zhang, Chunjiang Zhao, Hongbin Chen, Henan Li, Qi Wang, Zhanwei Wang, Feifei Zhang, Hui Wang On behalf of the CARES Network Department of...

Drug-resistance profiling and transmission dynamics of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia revealed by whole genome sequencing

Drug-resistance profiling and transmission dynamics of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia revealed by whole genome sequencing Hawra Al-Ghafli,1,* Thomas A Kohl,2,3,* Matthias Merker,2,3,* Bright Varghese,1,* Anason Halees,4 Stefan Niemann,2,3 Sahal Al-Hajoj1 1Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal...

Antibiotic prescriptions to adults with acute respiratory tract infections by Italian general practitioners

Antibiotic prescriptions to adults with acute respiratory tract infections by Italian general practitioners Aida Bianco, Rosa Papadopoli, Valentina Mascaro, Claudia Pileggi, Maria Pavia Department of Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Catanzaro “Magna Græcia”, Catanzaro, Italy Purpose: The overuse, misuse, and underuse of antimicrobial agents often lead to the spread...

Acute epiglottitis caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a healthy infant

Acute epiglottitis caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a healthy infant Jumpei Fujisawa,1 Tomokazu Mutoh,1 Kengo Kawamura,1 Nami Sawada,2 Daisuke Ono,3 Tetsuo Yamaguchi,3 Ichiro Morioka1 1Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; 2Department of Acute Medicine, Nihon University School of...

Systematic review in South Africa reveals antibiotic resistance genes shared between clinical and environmental settings

Systematic review in South Africa reveals antibiotic resistance genes shared between clinical and environmental settings Mutshiene Deogratias Ekwanzala,1 John Barr Dewar,2 Ilunga Kamika,3 Maggy Ndombo Benteke Momba1 1Department of Environmental, Water and Earth Sciences, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa; 2Department of Life and Consumer Sciences...

Antibiotic resistance: a rundown of a global crisis

Antibiotic resistance: a rundown of a global crisis Bilal Aslam,1 Wei Wang,2 Muhammad Imran Arshad,3 Mohsin Khurshid,1,4 Saima Muzammil,1 Muhammad Hidayat Rasool,1 Muhammad Atif Nisar,1 Ruman Farooq Alvi,1 Muhammad Aamir Aslam,2 Muhammad Usman Qamar,1 Muhammad Khalid Farooq Salamat,5 Zulqarnain Baloch6 1Department of Microbiology, Government College University Faisalabad...

Sera from patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis and their household contacts induce nuclear changes in neutrophils

Sera from patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis and their household contacts induce nuclear changes in neutrophils Mario Juárez-Ortega,1 Oscar Rojas-Espinosa,1 Raquel Muñiz-Salazar,2 Enrique Becerril-Villanueva,3 Alejandro Hernández-Solís,4 Patricia Arce-Paredes,1 Sergio Islas-Trujillo,1 Raúl Cicero-Sabido4 1Department of Immunology, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas...

Evaluation of the GenoType MTBDRplus and MTBDRsl for the detection of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis on isolates from Beijing, China

Evaluation of the GenoType MTBDRplus and MTBDRsl for the detection of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis on isolates from Beijing, China Jiyong Jian,1–3 Xinyu Yang,4 Jun Yang,5 Liang Chen1–3 1Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Beijing Shijitan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China; 2Peking University Ninth School of Clinical Medicine, Beijing, China; 3Beijing Key...

Integrated pharmacokinetic–pharmacodynamic modeling to evaluate empiric carbapenem therapy in bloodstream infections

Integrated pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling to evaluate empiric carbapenem therapy in bloodstream infections Tze-Peng Lim,1,2 Reyna Wang,1 Gang Quan Poh,3 Tse-Hsien Koh,4 Thean-Yen Tan,5 Winnie Lee,1 Jocelyn Qi-Min Teo,1 Yiying Cai,1 Thuan-Tong Tan,6 Pui Lai Rachel Ee,3 Andrea L Kwa1,3,7 1Department of Pharmacy, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore...

Trichosporon dohaense, a rare pathogen of human invasive infections, and literature review

Trichosporon dohaense, a rare pathogen of human invasive infections, and literature review Shu-Ying Yu,1–3 Li-Na Guo,1,3 Meng Xiao,1,3 Timothy Kudinha,4,5 Fanrong Kong,4 He Wang,1,3 Jing-Wei Cheng,1–3 Meng-Lan Zhou,1–3 Hui Xu,6 Ying-Chun Xu1–3 1Department of Clinical Laboratory, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China; 2Graduate...

A novel nonlive, adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine: a report on the emerging clinical data and safety profile

A novel nonlive, adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine: a report on the emerging clinical data and safety profile Federica Brosio,1 Giulia Masetti,1 Giulio Matteo,1 Armando Stefanati,2 Giovanni Gabutti2 1Postgraduate School of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy; 2Department of Medical Sciences, University of...

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...

Alternations in DNA gyrase genes in low-level fluoroquinolone-resistant Moraxella catarrhalis strains isolated in Poland

Alternations in DNA gyrase genes in low-level fluoroquinolone-resistant Moraxella catarrhalis strains isolated in Poland Katarzyna Król-Turmińska, Alina Olender Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the molecular mechanisms of fluoroquinolone resistance in Moraxella catarrhalis...

Efficient removal of hospital pathogens from hard surfaces by a combined use of bacteriophages and probiotics: potential as sanitizing agents

Efficient removal of hospital pathogens from hard surfaces by a combined use of bacteriophages and probiotics: potential as sanitizing agents Maria D’Accolti,1 Irene Soffritti,1 Micol Piffanelli,1 Matteo Bisi,1 Sante Mazzacane,1 Elisabetta Caselli1,2 1CIAS Interdepartmental Centre, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy; 2Section of Microbiology...

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...