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Rapid colonisation by methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci of the nose upon hospitalisation
McMurray C., Hardy K., Hawkey P.
Rapid detection and susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium abscessus by microcalorimetry
Boillat Blanco N., Furustrand U., Jaton K., Trampuz A.
Rapid detection of Candida species and resistance from blood cultures
Guinea Ortega J.
Rapid detection of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae with a new chromogenic medium: Colorex Orientation/Colorex ESBL
Laudat P., Jouannet C., Le floch V., Deniau M.
Rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in spinal aspirate from cases of Pott's spine at tertiary care hospital, North India
Kumar M., Nag V., Kumar R., Babu S., Maurya A., Singh U., Dhole T.
Rapid detection of Salmonella by selective enrichment and mass spectrometry based on MALDI Biotyper
Weller U., Sparbier K., Boogen C., Kostrzewa M.
Rapid detection of Streptococcus pyogenes in peripheral medical centres. A pilot custody assay
Ramos J.L., Fraile M.T., Chanzá M., Tormo N., Lurbe A., Gimeno C.
Rapid detection system consisting of multiplex PCR and melting curve analysis to amplify and identify blaTEM, blaSHV and blaCTXM genes in a single reaction
Chroma M., Kolar M.
Rapid diagnosing test in malaria screening
Rapid discrimination between Candida glabrata, Candida nivariensis and Candida bracarensis using a simple-plex PCR
Enache-Angoulvant A., Guitard J., Grenouillet F., Fairhead C., Hennequin C.
Rapid emergence of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates in Belgium
Huang T.D., Bogaerts P., Berhin C., Jans B., Denis O., Glupczynski Y.
Rapid identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Gram-negative bacilli directly from positive blood cultures using Vitek2
Iyer S., Reed M., Stacey A., Virgincar N.
Rapid identification of bacteria and fungi from positive blood cultures by MALDI-TOF proteome profiling
Del Chierico F., Ranno S., Lucignano B., D'Urbano M., Tredici S., Bernaschi P., Putignani L., Menichella D.
Rapid identification of five Candida species using Yeast Traffic Light PNA Fish
Humphries R.M., Wollenberg P., Lewinski M.A., Dien Bard J.
Rapid identification of yeast species by the PCR and microarray-based Prove-it sepsis assay
Aittakorpi A., Kuusela P., Koukila-Kähkölä P., Vaara M., Petrou M., Gant V., Mäki M.
Rapid identification of yeasts by PNA-FISH in patients with candidaemia
van den Tempel S., Özenci V., Klingspor L., Ullberg M.
Rapid killing of influenza virus and RNA preservation from samples held at elevated temperatures for extended periods
Daum L.T., Worthy S.A., Choi Y.W., Fischer G.W.
Rapid molecular detection of carbapenemase-producers in Enterobacteriaceae including the newly described NDM1 carbapenemase (TEST 20092010)
Lascols C., Hackel M., Hawser S., Badal R., Bouchillon S., Hoban D., Dowzicky M.
Rapid molecular detection of S.aureus nasal colonisation among patients undergoing urgent surgery
Schwartz D., Shalom O., Dor E., Avidor B., Carmeli Y.
Rapid molecular detection of tuberculosis and rifampin resistance using Xpert-MTB/RIF
Al Johani S.
Rapid mutation of Staphylococcus aureus norA efflux pump promoter after induction with ciprofloxacin is associated with an increased norA expression and an increased ciprofloxacin MIC
Wolffs P., Spyckerelle I., Beuken E., Stobberingh E.
Rapid recognition of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotypes 027 and 078 using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
Knetsch C.W., Corver J., Kuijper E.
Rapid strategy to detect colonisation by KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae during an outbreak
Tascini C., Menichetti F., Giani T., Gemignani G., Arena F., Ciullo I., Leonildi A., D'Andrea M.M., Casini B., Tagliaferri E., Privitera G., Rossolini G.M.
Rapid susceptibility of Enterobacteriaceae to ciprofloxacin using flow cytometry
Nogueira R., Faria-Ramos I., Barbosa J., Espinar M.J., Rodrigues A.G., Pina-Vaz C.
Rapid typing of Listeria monocytogenes by high-resolution melting curve analysis of inlB
Real-time Epstein-Barr virus PCR for the diagnosis of primary EBV infection
Gartzonika C., Kapsali E., Zotos N., Priavali E., Sakkas H., Papamichail D., Papapetrou E., Mavridis A., Levidiotou S.
Real-time local epidemiological data through the internet as a management tool for infections in the community
Real-time PCR for detection of NDM-1-carbapenemase genes from stools
Real-time PCR typing of CTXM and SHV family genes of extended-spectrum lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates from Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Clinics, Lithuania
Macioniene A., Kiveryte S., Kucinskiene Z., Gulbinovic J., Griskevicius L., Jakubauskas A.
Recent advances in the pathogenesis of EBV infection
Minarovits J.
Recognition of positive urine samples by using a real-time PCR-based semi-quantitative breakpoint
Hansen W.L., van der Donk C., Stobberingh E., Wolffs P.
Rectal carriage and pyogenic liver abscess associated CPS genotyping of Klebsiella pneumoniae in asymptomatic diabetic patients in Taiwan
Hsueh P.R., Liao C., Huang Y., Wang J., Liu C.Y.
Reduced delta-haemolysin activity and agr-expression correlate with an hVISA/VISA phenotype
Cafiso V., Bertuccio T., Purrello S., Spina D., Campanile F., Bongiorno D., Blandino G., Stefani S.
Reduced vancomycin susceptibility in Staphylococcus capitis strains causing late-onset sepsis in intensive care neonates
Reducing nosocomial infections in neutropenic patients through participation in the multicentre surveillance project ONKO-KISS
Luft D., Schwab F., Babikir R., Bertz H., Kern W.V., Widmer A.F., Dettenkofer M.
Reducing the spread of Acinetobacter baumannii and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on a burns unit through the intervention of an infection control bundle including hydrogen peroxide vapour decontamination
Reduction of healthcare-associated infections after implementation of bundle programmes in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Saudi Arabia
Mazi W., Abdullah D., Gasem G., Helali N., Senok A.
Reduction of workload of microbial gastroenteritis diagnostics by molecular pre-screening
van der Reijden W.A., Nguyen C., Mank T.G., Jansen R.
Regulation of APOBEC3G as therapeutic strategy to control HIV1 infection
Ferreira L., Ramos A., Gonçalves J., Soeiro I.
Regulation of Vif by phosphorylation during HIV1 infection
Ramos A., Couto A., Luís F., Gonçalves J., Soeiro I.
Re-identification according to the new taxonomy and genetic diversity of Streptococcus bovis causing bacteraemia in the last 8 years
Relationship between Bordetella pertussis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Relationship between the gut microbiota and obesity in children and adolescents
Vankerckhoven V., Bervoets L., Van Hoorenbeeck K., Lammens C., Chapelle S., Vael C., Desager K., Goossens H.
Relative fitness of tigecycline-susceptible versus resistant isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii recovered from a single patient
Hornsey M., Woodford N., Wareham D.W.
Reliability of immunodiagnostic tests for diagnosis of alveolar echinococcosis
Reliability testing of the WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework
Remarkable increase of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with decreased susceptibility to azithromycin in Japan
Yasuda M., Nakane K., Hagiwara N., Ishihara S., Maeda S., Ito S., Deguchi T.
Removal of PCR inhibitors in a real-time PCR of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Kim H.S., Lee Y.K., Kim J.S., Yoon H.Y., Song W., Kang H.J., Lee K.M.
Repeated point-prevalence surveys on antimicrobial prescriptions in Finnish nursing homes, 200910
Replacement of classical non-automated methods by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry for routine identification of bacteria and yeasts
Coppens G., Martens K., De Sutter G., Heyligen J., Oris E.
Report from the National Surveillance Program (20002009) of Enterococcus in Cuba: phenotype and genotype studies
Report of transmission of VIM-producing Enterobacter cloacae in a university hospital in Ireland
Ludden C., Corcoran M., Killeen D., Keady D., Da Costa M., Cormican M., Morris D., Boo T.W.
Reproducibility and quality of the InoqulA
Resistance and virulence characterisation of CTX-M15 and KPC3 Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates
Caneiras C., Calisto F., Narciso A., Arriaga S., Melo Cristino J., Duarte A.
Resistance associated with extended-spectrum lactamases production by strains isolated from infections in neonatal intensive care units in Poland
Chmielarczyk A., Wójkowska-Mach J., Romaniszyn D., Brzychczy-Wloch M., Helwich E., Heczko P.B.
Resistance evolution in antibiotics of the most prevalent Gram-negative bacteria isolated from blood cultures in ICU patients during eight years (20022009)
Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae to carbapenems in the University Hospital Olomouc, Czech Republic
Htoutou Sedlakova M., Hanulik V., Chroma M., Hricova K., Senkyrikova M., Kolar M.
Resistance of Helicobacter pylori to clarithromycin and metronidazole in a tertiary hospital in the Netherlands
Wunderink H.F., Mourad-Baars P.E., Veldkamp K.E.
Resistance rates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates in a tertiary hospital
Tsiplakou S., Stylianakis A., Papaioannou V., Thomaidis P., Chatziandreou E., Karra C., Koutsoukou A.
Resistance to antibiotics of Acinetobacter spp. in Saint Petersburg, Russia
Barantsevich E.P., Barantsevich N.E., Kozlova N.S., Goik V.G.
Resistance to macrolides in Corynebacterium striatum
Navas J., Agüero J., Salas C., Calvo J., Pérez del Molino I., González-Carreró M., Martínez-Martínez L.
Resolution of C.albicans identification discrepancies using a C.dubliniensis specific PNA probe
Stevens S., Shepard J., Stender H., Fiandaca M., Oliveira K.
Respiratory aspergillosis in non-transplant, non-neutropenic patients
Malmierca E., Del Castillo D., Fernandez-Villar A., Villena V., Fernandez G., Garcia-Perez F., Garcia de la Llana F., Barberan J., Aguilar L., Granizo J.J., Gimenez M.J.
Respiratory isolation in HIV patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis: comparison of clinical predictive models
Respiratory viral infections after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Mikulska M., Del Bono V., Dini S., Raiola A., Dominietto A., Bregante S., Van Lint M., Orsi A., Ansaldi F., Bacigalupo A., Viscoli C.
Respiratory viruses involved in acute respiratory infections in a Greek paediatric population during the winter period of the years 20052008
Pogka V., Kossivakis A., Giannaki M., Moutousi A., Sgouras D., Panagiotopoulos T., Theodoridou M., Syriopoulou V., Mentis A.
Results from a non-interventional study: daptomycin as empiric treatment of Gram-positive infections
Results from an observational study: daptomycin is safe and well tolerated in patients receiving haemodialysis
Results from the 2010 antimicrobial susceptibility testing external quality assessment exercise organised for EARS-Net participants
Results from the European Cubicin outcomes registry and experience: daptomycin is effective and safe in patients with neutropenia and Gram-positive infections
Galloway A., Kröger N., Keil F., Micozzi A., Lejko-Zupanc T., Gutierrez M., Gargalianos-Kakolyris P., Parakh R., Heep M., Yin Y., Chaves R.L.
Results of a counselling programme in antibiotic treatment in an Andalusian hospital
Results of Irish National point-prevalence studies 2009 and 2010
Retrospective analysis of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains in a tertiary hospital
Retrospective analysis of nosocomial infections in the intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital in China during 2008 and 2010
Chen Y., Yang Z.T., Che Z.Q., Wang T.S., Zhao S.Y., Yang Y.J., Zhu C., Shao J.W., Zhou W.J., Sheng H.Q., Xu W., Zhong M., Liu X.Y., Jing F., Chen E.Z., Lu Y.M.
Retrospective evaluation of Brilliance VRE and VRESelect Chromogenic agars for detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci using a diverse isolate collection
Willey B.M., Prayitno K., Gnanasuntharam P., Gnanasuntharam P., Fung T., Louie L., Lo P., Wong K., Mazzulli T., Poutanen S.M.
Retrospective study of microbiological cultures during the last two years from intensive care unit
Ismirli E., Kostoglu N., Kasviki P., Zilidu R., Xuris I.
Retrospective study of prevalence and resistance profile of S.enteritidis and S.typhimurium in a paediatric hospital
Staikou E., Makri A., Lampiri M., Polemis M., Iliadou H., Oikonomopoulos G., Vatopoulos A., Voyatzi A.
Retrospective study of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in an Irish neonatal intensive care unit: epidemiology, risk factors and management
O' Connell K.J., Grundy K., Clarke T., Cafferkey M.
Retrospective study of the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in a district general hospital in United Kingdom
Virgincar N., Iyer S., Downing L., Stacey A.
Review of positive Chlamydia pneumoniae PCR in a tertiary care centre over a ten-year period (20012010)
Review of tetanus cases in England and Wales, 19842007. Does administration of tetanus immunoglobulin and prior vaccination status influence outcome?
Howard J., Wagner K., White J., Crowcroft N.
Review of the requests for rapid urinary antigen test for diagnosis of pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia from the emergency unit
Ganuza A., Gil A., Ezpeleta C., Tordoya I., Fernandez E., Garcia J.J.
Review of the Tuberculosis External Quality Assessment (EQA) programme in Zambia from 2005 to 2008
Kalunga C.
Rhinovirus-induced basic fibroblast growth factor release from bronchial epithelial cells mediates airway remodelling features
Skevaki C.L., Psarras S., Volonaki E., Pratsinis H., Spyridaki I.S., Gaga M., Georgiou V., Vittorakis S., Telcian A.G., Maggina P., Kletsas D., Gourgiotis D., Kafetzis D.A., Johnston S.L., Tsakris A., Papadopoulos N.G.
Ribavirin treatment for human metapneumovirus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus co-infection in adult haematological malignancy
Hofmeyr A., Dunlop L., Ling S., Fiakos E., Maley M.
Ribosomal mutations associated with ketolide resistance in Haemophilus influenzae found in the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program
Rich monotherpenic hydrocarbon plant extracts as potential anti-protozoa agents: effects of Juniperus oxycedrus (berries and leaves extracts), pinene and myrcene on Giardia lamblia, Leishmania infantum, L.tropica and L.major
Machado M., Cavaleiro C., Santori G., Dinis A., Salgueiro L., Sousa M.C.
Rickettsial infections during 20002010 in northern Greece
Siasios P., Tseniklidou N., Kandili A., Kaftantzi A., Rigkos M., Karabaxoglou D., Kansouzidou A.
Rise of USA300 hospitalisations in the US during 20042008
Mera R.M., Suaya J.A., Madsen H.A., O'Hara P.F., Miller L.A.
Risk factors affecting the incidence of infection after orthopaedic surgery: the role of chemoprophylaxis
Risk factors and outcome of bacteraemia due to cefotaxime-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a Japanese university hospital
Matsumura Y., Yasuma K., Yamamoto M., Matsushima A., Nagao M., Ito Y., Takakura S., Ichiyama S.
Risk factors and outcome of treatment in patients with psoas abscesses
Kara A., Kizilarslanoglu M.C., Alp S., Akova M.
Risk factors associated with mucosal colonisation by common Gram-negative species and yeasts in the neonatal intensive care unit
Risk factors contributing to treatment success in severe diabetic foot infections
Saltoglu N., Zerdali E., Altintas M., Aydin Y., Osar Siva Z., Ozyazar M., Ilkova H., Damci T.
Risk factors for acquiring extended-spectrum lactamase producing Escherichia coli infection from prior colonisation
Goulenok T.M., Bille E., Ferroni A., Lecuyer H., Join-Lambert O., Kouatchet A., Nassif X., Zahar J.-R.
Risk factors for acquisition of imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Taiwan
Lee H.Y., Chang R., Su L., Lin T.Y., Wu C., Chiu C.-H.
Risk factors for and consequences of nosocomial infections caused by multidrug-resistant pathogens
Hajdu E., Peto Z., Kitti G., Renata B., Matuz M., Benko R., Molnar Z.
Risk factors for and laboratory detection time of ESBLs
Khan A., Collins C.J., Morris Downes M., Williams D., Humphreys H.
Risk factors for candidaemia-related death in non-neutropenic critically ill patients
Lupse M., Flonta M., Cioara A., Filipescu I., Moisuc A., Kast H., Hagau N., Mitre C., Bodolea C., Vlad I., Nour D., Todor N.
Risk factors for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae carriage on admission to a surgical unit and acquisition rate during hospitalisation
Bouzala G., Psichogiou M., Hadjihanas L., Sypsa V., Grammaticou M., Goukos D., Daikos G.
Risk factors for developing reduced vancomycin susceptibility and methicillin resistance among episodes of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) in an intensive care unit
Zaragoza R., Sancho S., González R., Lloret C., Puchades F., Artero A., Camarena J., Nogueira J.
Risk factors for development of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in non-neutropenic cancer patients with Gram-negative bacteraemia: a case-control study
Kang C.I., Ha Y.E., Kim J., Kang S.J., Park S.Y., Chung D.R., Peck K.R., Lee N., Song J.H., Joo E.J.
Risk factors for fluoroquinolone-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteraemia
Risk factors for long-term treatment in lymph node tuberculosis
Lanoix J.P., Guimard T., Ettahar N., Grannec A., Flateau C., Chapuzet C., Tattevin P., Schmit J.L.
Risk factors for mesh-related infections after hernia repair surgery: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
Risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonisation on admission to rehabilitation medicine
Risk factors for recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection: impact of stool vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonisation
Choi H.K., Lee S.J., Kim K., Lee S.H., Park Y.S.
Risk factors for surgical site infections in hip and knee arthroprosthesis: role of microbial air contamination and adherence to guidelines for antimicrobial prophylaxis
Agodi A., Auxilia F., Barchitta M., Cristina M.L., D'Alessandro D., Moscato U., Mura I., Nobile M., Pasquarella C., Torregrossa V.
Risk factors for urinary tract infections caused by ESBL-positive E.coli in renal transplant recipients
Arslan H., Özalp O., Azap Ö., Aktas S., Tekindal A., Haberal M.
Risk factors of mortality among MDR-TB patients in Iran: 20022009
Tabarsi P., Baghaei P., Marjani M., Shamai M., Soroush J., Seyed javadi M., Masjedi M.
Risk factors of nosocomial bacteraemia in intensive care units vary between causative agents: results of a prospective surveillance data from 2003 to 2006
Risk factors of septic shock in patients with bacteraemic acute pyelonephritis visiting emergency room
Risk factors to obtain low colistin peak-plasma concentrations in patients with multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections
Luque S., Sorli L., Berenguer N., Horcajada J.P., Álvarez-Lerma F., Knobel H., Montero M., Segura C., Grau S.
Risk of Pneumocystis transmission in an endoscopy respiratory unit
Morilla R., Martín-Juan J., Friaza V., Martinez-Risquez M., Campano E., Romero-Romero B., Respaldiza N., De la Horra C., Varela J.M., Calderón E., Medrano F.J.
Risk ranking predicted environmental concentrations of antimicrobial residues as a result of human consumption using regression analysis
Harris S., Cummins E.
RNase-mediated post-transcriptional regulation of gene ompA seems to be the major mechanism of carbapenem heteroresistance in A.baumannii
Samiotaki M., Panopoulou M., Panayotou G., Ikonomidis A.
Role of Candida albicans and Pseudomonas aeruginosa direct interaction in the protective effect of C.albicans colonisation on P.aeruginosa-induced lung injury
Role of caspofungin in enhancing chronic haemodialysed and kidney transplant patient PMN response against Candida glabrata
Allizond V., Banche G., Giacchino F., Tullio V., Scalas D., Merlino C., Mandras N., Roana J., Garneri G., Patti R., Cuffini A.M.
Role of Chlamydia infection in the pathogenesis of vegetative state
Vaynshenker J.I., Ivchenko I.M., Berezina L.A., Kulyashova L.B., Korotkov A.D., Zinserling V.A., Medvedev S.V.
Role of cytokines in patients with arthritis and low back pain brucellosis
Khalighi A.R., Saadati N., Farid Hossainy R., Tavakkol Afshari J., Kouhestani Sh., Naghibzadeh B.
Role of IS30 in the expression of the blaADC gene in Acinetobacter baumannii
Lopes B., Hamouda A., Amyes S.
Role of matrix assisted laser desorptionionisation time of flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry as a tool for rapid diagnosis of potentially toxigenic Corynebacterium species in the laboratory management of diphtheria-associated bacteria
Konrad R., Berger A., Huber I., Hörmansdorfer S., Boschert V., Busch U., Hogardt M., Schubert S., Sing A.
Role of surface structures of an atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli in attachment and induction of IL8 production at early stages of intestinal cells infection in vitro
Rotavirus G2P[4] and G2P[4]+[6] infections during norovirus gastroenteritis outbreak in 2010 summer season in the coastline area of So Paulo State, Brazil
Luchs A., Morillo S., Cilli A., Calux S., Ribeiro C., Carmona R., Timenetsky M.
Routine susceptibility testing: selection bias, sensitivity, specificity, and performance related to MIC
Reynolds R., Hope R., Maher K.
RT-PCR microarray detection of viral respiratory pathogens in acute exacerbations of COPD in France
Renois F., Perotin J., Deslee G., Lebargy F., Andreoletti L.
Rubella susceptibility among women of childbearing age
Terzi N., Papanagiotou A., Charalabopoulou A., Bliamou A., Chrysopoulou H., Togas D., Iliopoulos G., Tzanetou K.
Ruptured hydatid cyst following minor head trauma and few signs on presentation
Exiara T., Konstantis A., Risggits A., Kouroupi M., Filippidou E., Mporgi L., Papanastasiou S., Papazoglou L., Papadopoulou D.