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a Beccara L. - Handling toxoplasmosis in pregnancy: the Verona experience
Aagaard L. - Antimicrobial effects of nonantibiotics – reversal of resistance in Gram-positive bacteria
Aas M. - An in-field hygiene-epidemiological demonstration of the true relations between a case of legionellosis and single spot exposure to L. pneumophila from shower on board a Norwegian seismic vessel in the Gulf of Mexico
Abachi M. - Complete genome sequence and phylogenetic relatedness of hepatitis B virus isolates from Iran
Abanades S. - Epidemiological characteristics of non-tuberculosis Mycobacteria isolated from adult patients in a teaching hospital in Madrid from January 2000 to August 2004
Abbate I. - Establishment of non-productive infection and activation of inf-alpha and -gamma gene expression in normal lymphomonocytes by sars-cov
Abd H. - Vibrio cholerae O1 classical strains are facultative intracellular bacteria, which survive and multiply symbiotically inside the aquatic free-living amoebae
  - Intracellular survival of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor strains in environmental protozoa- Acanthamoeba castellanii may induce bacterial phenotypic alterations
Abd El Hady H. - Detection of gyr A gene mutations in quinolone-resistant clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Abdel-Motleb M. - The bacterial causes of nosocomial infections associated with short and long term-catheter
Abolghasemi S. - Antibacterial effect of phenytoin in wound healing
Abraham O.C. - Factors associated with death in candiduria
  - Changing epidemiology, clinical features, and outcome of acute community-acquired pneumonia among adults in India
Abraham M.L. - Evaluation of a new kinetic amplification based assay for quantification of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA
Abrahamsen T.G. - A controlled intervention study to improve antibiotic use in a Russian paediatric hospital
Abraham-Van Parijs B. - Antibiotic resistance, serotypes, and clonal composition of Streptococcus pneumoniae in clinical trials of acute otitis media pre- and post-launch of the 7 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
Abraham-van Parijs B. - Efficacy and safety of pharmacokinetically enhanced amoxicillin/clavulanate 2000/125 mg (PKE AMX/CA) in patients with community-acquired pneumonia, including cases caused by penicillin-resistant S. pneumoniae
Abram M. - Colonisation of oral cavity by Candida species
Abramenko L. - Another white spot on the Europe map is gone: first results of the Russian monitoring of antimicrobial consumption
Abramson M. - Efficacy and safety of ertapenem compared with piperacillin/tazobactam for diabetic foot infections: The SIDESTEP Study
Abrignani S. - Innate immunity, adoptive immunity and vaccine development
Abu Al-Soud W. - Multiple analyses of different regions of the 16S rRNA gene increase the diagnostic efficiency of PCR-DGGE technique for Helicobacter spp.
Accardo S. - Activity of cathelicidin peptides against Chlamydia spp.
Acha A. - Microbial colonization of laryngectomy stomas
Achilleos C. - Intestinal parasites in native and foreign citizens of Athens during a two-year period
Achour W. - Resistance to third generation cephalosporins in Klebsiella pneumoniae: a five years multicentric Tunisian study (1999–2003)
Ackermann G. - Comparison of three Clostridium difficile toxin assays, C. difficile GDH-antigen EIA, C. difficile GDH-PCR, bacterial culture and cytotoxicity assay for the diagnosis of C. difficile-associated diarrhoea
  - Influence of subinhibitory concentrations of metronidazole, vancomycin, clindamycin and linezolid on toxin production in Clostridiumdifficile
  - Repeated in vitro exposure of Clostridium difficile to metronidazole, vancomycin and linezolid does not result in resistance
Acuña S. - Chronic fatigue syndrome
Adam T. - Rapid molecular detection of clinically relevant yeasts by PCR-based denaturing high performance liquid chromatography
Adam U. - Penetration kinetics of moxifloxacin in human pancreas: comparison of intravenous vs oral administration
  - Penetration of beta-lactamase inhibitors tazobactam and sulbactam in severe acute pancreatitis
Adametz H. - Foreign body infection and ‘wild type’Staphylococcus epidermidis– Potential of biofilm formation and antimicrobial resistance
Adamis T. - Monocyte apoptosis in experimental sepsis by multidrug-resistant species
  - Oral linezolid as an adequate therapy of experimental endocarditis by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Adamopoulos A. - Diagnosis of atrophic gastritis from a blood sample
Adamou D. - Investigation of a possible nosocomial urinary tract infection outbreak due to ESBLS producing E. coli
  - Isolation of Neisseria meningitidis from sputum/bronchial secretions from immunocompromised patients
Adams D. - Assessment of the potential infection risk associated with the Q-Syte™ needleless connector
Aïdara-Kane A. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial enteric pathogens isolated in humans from 2002 to 2004 in the Province of South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Adegnika A.A. - Artesunate-clindamycin versus quinine-clindamycin in the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a randomised controlled trial
Adeli A. - Complete genome sequence and phylogenetic relatedness of hepatitis B virus isolates from Iran
Ader F. - Impact of long-term antibiotic therapy on symptoms evocative of chronic lyme disease
Adib S. - Food poisoning outbreak at a bank cafeteria: the investigation report
Adjogble K. - PCR-based surveillance in five districts in Burkina Faso and Togo during the 2003–04 epidemic season
Adler S. - Survey of the microbiological quality of drinking water supply in hospitals. Drinking water cooler vs tap water fed dispenser vs bottled water
Adnan A. - Hepatitis B vaccine coverage among health care workers in Malaysia
Adogun C. - Haemorrheological alterations in Nigerian pulmonary tuberculosis patients
Aepinus C. - A pathogen or a contaminant: the emerging significance of Kytococcus schroeteri
Afinogenov G.E. - The inhibition of microbial adhesion in the presence of immune compounds on the human cell culture model
Afinogenova A.G. - The inhibition of microbial adhesion in the presence of immune compounds on the human cell culture model
Agalar C. - Impregnation of polypropilen graft with gold-palladium decreases staphylococcal graft infection in vivo and in vitro
Agalar F. - Impregnation of polypropilen graft with gold-palladium decreases staphylococcal graft infection in vivo and in vitro
Agalar C. - Ciprofloxacin impregnated carboxymethylcellulose membrane reduces adherence and intra-abdominal abscess formation and mortality rate in a lethal intra-abdominal sepsis model in mouse
Agalar F. - Ciprofloxacin impregnated carboxymethylcellulose membrane reduces adherence and intra-abdominal abscess formation and mortality rate in a lethal intra-abdominal sepsis model in mouse
  - An animal model of staphylococcal graft infection without mortality
Agalar C. - Fusidic acid impregnation inhibits adherence of S. epidermidis to peripheric venous catheters
  - An animal model of staphylococcal graft infection without mortality
  - Telomerase activity in cutaneous and anogenital warts: a preliminary study
Agathokleous X. - Acute bacterial conjuctivitis in children
  - Nasopharyngeal colonisation in healthy children in Greece
Agüero J. - A novel class 1 integron containing an aadA aminoglycoside resistance gene cassette resulting from in vivo homologous recombination
  - Accuracy of the Microscan Walkaway system for identifying P. aeruginosa strains carrying class 1 integrons with MICs of cefepime higher than those of ceftazidime
  - Outbreak of multiresistant Klebsiella pneumoniae producing CMY-2 beta-lactamase in a neonatal intensive care unit in Spain
  - Glycopeptide-resistant Enterococcus faecium in Spain with vanA genotype and apparent teicoplanin susceptibility
  - Comparison of VNTR analysis with PFGE and REP-PCR for genotyping of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica
Çagir Ü. - Incidence of inducible clindamycin resistance in staphylococci: first results from Turkey
Agnandji S.T. - Artesunate-clindamycin versus quinine-clindamycin in the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a randomised controlled trial
Agodi A. - Efficacy of nosocomial infection control in urological patients: building benchmarking through active surveillance
Agrati C. - Establishment of non-productive infection and activation of inf-alpha and -gamma gene expression in normal lymphomonocytes by sars-cov
Agthe N. - A prevalence study on carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Finnish nursing home
  - Molecular epidemiology of an outbreak caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a health care ward and associated nursing home
Agtmael M.A. - Shorter time to identification of pathogens in positive blood cultures by FISH in routine practice
Aguado J.M. - Streptococcus pneumoniae spinal infection
Aguas M.D. - Prevalence of antibiotic resistance among commensal Escherichia coli from farm animals in the UK
Aguiar S. - Clonal diversity of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae from Portuguese children
Aguilar J. - An intervention programme to optimise the levofloxacin use
  - ICU admission in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus over ten years
  - Immune reconstitution syndrome in HIV patients
  - Sexually transmitted diseases in an area of Spain
Aguilar-Guisado M. - Pneumonia in cancer patients
  - Epidemiological, clinical and prognostic features of febrile neutropenia in cancer patients
Aguilera B. - Human herpesvirus-6, Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus viral load in cases of sudden death in children. An approach with real-time PCR assay
Aguilera J.F. - PCR-based surveillance in five districts in Burkina Faso and Togo during the 2003–04 epidemic season
Aguirre J. - Microbial colonization of laryngectomy stomas
Ahangarzadeh Rezaee M. - Expression of B subunit of cholera toxin in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  - Intracellular expression of B subunit of heat-labile enterotoxin of ETEC in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Ahanjan M. - Determination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug resistance in Mazandaran province, Iran – 2002
  - Determination of drug resistance in Pseudomonasaeruginosa isolated from burn patients in Sari, Iran 2004
Ahle J.D. - Evaluation of a new kinetic amplification based assay for quantification of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA
Ahlers N. - Immunogenicity and safety of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in elderly patients: comparison to the 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine
Ahlén C. - An in-field hygiene-epidemiological demonstration of the true relations between a case of legionellosis and single spot exposure to L. pneumophila from shower on board a Norwegian seismic vessel in the Gulf of Mexico
Ahmadi H. - Immunological evaluation of OMP-F vesicle of native Iranian Pseudomonas aeruginosa CSBPI: 16-190 as a protective vaccine in mice model
  - The role of iodine in ampicillin and tetracycline antibiotic resistance transfer
  - Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in Kashan
  - Sensitivity and specificity of laboratory based serological tests for detection of Helicobacter pylori infection compared to histopathological test
  - Production, extraction and evaluation of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B outer membrane vesicle containing PorA
Ahmadnejad F. - RT-PCR analysis of fulminantly dead Iranian patients with Crimean- Congo haemorrhagic fever symptoms and without antibody response to CCHF
Ahmed S. - Great diversity of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Birmingham hospital, United Kingdom
Ahrén C. - Hospital transmission of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain of increasing prevalence in the Scandinavian community
Aikawa N. - Linezolid vs vancomycin for the treatment of infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Japan
Aikimbayev A. - The importance of laboratory methods in diagnosing anthrax in humans
  - Molecular ecological study of B. anthracis in Kazakhstan
  - Structure of anthrax morbidity in Kazakhstan
Aimoni C. - Moxifloxacin concentrations in plasma and tonsillar tissue in adult patients
Aires de Sousa M. - Comparison of genetic backgrounds of MRSA and MSSA isolated in Portuguese hospitals and in the community
Aisa M.L. - Loiasis with eyeworm and microfilaremia
  - Urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord injury
Aisenberg G. - Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: changing spectrum of bacterial pneumonia in cancer patients with low-suspicion of S. maltophilia infection
Ajayi O. - Haemorrheological alterations in Nigerian pulmonary tuberculosis patients
Ajaykumar A. - Changing epidemiology, clinical features, and outcome of acute community-acquired pneumonia among adults in India
Akalin S. - The incidence and risk factors of MRSA nasal carriage among healthcare workers in a Turkish university hospital
Akan H. - Does training physicians in good clinical practice make a difference in quality of running clinical trials?
Akan Ö. - Comparison of different techniques to detect methicillin resistance in Staphylococci and evaluation of Vitek2 P523AST cards
Akan H. - Cefepime combined with a short (four days) or long course of isepamicin for empirical therapy of high-risk febrile neutropenic haematologic cancer patients: a prospective, randomised, multicentre study
Akar N. - Using polymerase chain reaction for evaluation of positive results of two automated blood culture systems which remain negative by smear and subcultures
Akbarloo N. - A comparative, investigator-blind study of topical tea tree oil versus erythromycin gel in the treatment of acne
Akbarzadeh K. - Fire ants, the new public health problem in Iran
Akbas O. - Does training physicians in good clinical practice make a difference in quality of running clinical trials?
Akbulut H. - NKT cells in the peripheral blood of patients with active and inactive pulmonary tuberculosis
  - Investigation of T cell receptors in the peripheral blood of patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis
  - Evaluation of treg cells in vivo and in vitro in leprosy patients
  - Lymphocyte subpopulations in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis
Akbulut A. - Epidemiologic and clinical aspects of infective endocarditis in Turkey
Akbulut H. - Cytokine levels in patients with brucellosis and their relations with the treatment
Akbulut A. - Cytokine levels in patients with brucellosis and their relations with the treatment
Akcay M.N. - The risk factors for imipenem-resistant Pseudomonasaeruginosa in the burn unit
Akgunduz S. - Changes in temperature and the Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever outbreak in Turkey
Akhan S. - Response to interferon-alpha in chronic hepatitis B with and without precore mutant strain
Akhavan P. - Comparison of Roche MagNA Pure Total Nucleic Acid Isolation Kit and LC SARS-CoV Quantification assay against Qiagen RNeasy Kit and artus RealArt HPA-Coronavirus LC RT PCR assay for detecting SARS-CoV RNA in autopsy tissue
  - Evaluation of oxoid mannitol salt agar with cefoxitin for the detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from surveillance specimens
  - Evaluation of BBL CHROMagar MRSA for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from surveillance swabs
Akin H. - Nosocomial infections among earthquake victims in a backup university hospital after 1999 Marmara earthquake, Turkey
  - Cefepime combined with a short (four days) or long course of isepamicin for empirical therapy of high-risk febrile neutropenic haematologic cancer patients: a prospective, randomised, multicentre study
Akin M.L. - Fournier's gangrene: a life-threatening clinic disorders in uncontrolled type II diabetes mellitus patients
Akinci E. - Analysis of risk factors for surgical site infections in a tertiary care hospital in Turkey
  - Value of body temperature, white blood cell count and C-reactive protein for the diagnosis of intensive care unit-acquired infections: a prospective study
  - Risk factors for intensive care unit – acquired MRSA infections
Akkerman A.E. - Determinants of under- and overuse of antibiotics in primary care patients with acute otitis media
  - Cross-sectional study on antibiotics for lower respiratory tract infections: clinical determinants of under- and overtreatment in primary care
Akkus A. - Impregnation of polypropilen graft with gold-palladium decreases staphylococcal graft infection in vivo and in vitro
Akova M. - Cefepime combined with a short (four days) or long course of isepamicin for empirical therapy of high-risk febrile neutropenic haematologic cancer patients: a prospective, randomised, multicentre study
  - Empirical antifungal therapy in cancer patients with persistent fever
  - Does training physicians in good clinical practice make a difference in quality of running clinical trials?
Aksaray S. - Serum neopterin levels in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis, in patients with brucellosis and healthy individuals
  - Chlamydia pneumoniae and risk factors of acute myocardial infarction
  - Pre- and post-operative changes in complement C3, complement C4 levels in acute appendicitis
Aksit F. - Nosocomial infections survey in a university hospital: results of the last 5 years
Aksoy N. - Nosocomial bacteraemia due to Acinetobacter baumannii in a university hospital
Aksu H.S.Z. - The epidemiology and antifungal sensitivity results of nosocomial infections caused by Candida species
Akyon Y. - Comparison of different isolation and identification methods for thermophilic Campylobacter species
Al Johani N. - Tuberculous pericarditis at a national guard hospital: experience over 10 years
Al Khaja K.A. - Antimicrobial prescribing pattern in primary care: a comparison between general practitioners and family physicians in Bahrain
Al Khenaizan S. - Erythema induratum, what is the role of Mycobacterium tuberculosis?
Al Qahtani M. - Erythema induratum, what is the role of Mycobacterium tuberculosis?
Al Saif S. - Culture negative infective endocarditis: two decades experience at tertiary care hospital
Alados Arboledas J.C. - In vitro activities of voriconazole, fluconazole, itraconazole and ketoconazole against non-albicans Candida strains
  - Direct susceptibility testing of positive BacT/Alert blood cultures with and without charcoal by using MicroScan panels
Aladueña A. - Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of resistance to several antimicrobial agents in sporadic Salmonella spp. strains causing acute gastroenteritis in Cuba
Al-Ahmad A. - Effects of food preservatives on oral streptococci biofilm generated in a biofilm reactor
Alai A. - Retrospective study to evaluate differential time to positivity for diagnosing catheter-related bloodstream infections
Alamo D. - Correlation between biochemical tests and 16S rRNA gene sequencing to identify bacteria
Alañón M. - Clinical usefulness of the tonsillar HIV genotyping-guided change of therapy in HIV-1 infected patients with immune discordant response to HAART
Alarcón M. - Prevalence of micro-organisms isolated from wounds of inpatients versus outpatients in a Spanish teaching hospital
Alarcón A. - Blood culture negative endocarditis. Analysis of 59 cases
Alberelli A. - Study on the effect of prolonged treatment with zidovudine, lamivudine and abacavir on a T-lymphoblastoid cell line
Albertini M. - Corynebacterium urealyticum encrusted cystitis: a new case and review of literature
Al-Bodour S. - The prevelance of respiratory viruses in hospitalised children in Amman, Jordan
Alborzi A. - IL-10 gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to brucellosis
  - Polymorphisms of IL-10 gene promoter in patients with kala-azar
Alborzi S. - Determination of the quantity of Aflatoxin M1 contamination in traditional and UF cheese in Shiraz, Iran
Alcaide F. - Evaluation of the BacT/ALERT 3D system for susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium kansasii to first-line drugs: comparison with the radiometric BACTEC 460TB system
Alcalá L. - Species distribution and antifungal susceptibility in yeast isolated from peritoneal fluid over a period of 17 years
  - Morphological changes in Clostridium difficile during exposure to metronidazole
  - Evaluation of a real-time universal 16S rRNA gene PCR and sequencing method for diagnosis of infective endocarditis directly from heart valve tissue
  - Epidemiology and in vitro antifungal susceptibilities of Blastoschizomyces capitatus: a 14-year overview
Alcala J. - Norfloxacin as a marker of decreased susceptibility to fluoroquinolones in enterobacteria using the Vitek 2 system
Alder J. - Daptomycin tested against 915 bloodstream isolates of viridans group streptococci (eight species) and Streptococcusbovis
Al-Dhaheri K. - Extended spectrum beta-lactamase production of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli strains isolated in the United Arab Emirates
Al-Doori Z. - Evaluation of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage rate among patients on haemodialysis - isolation of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Expansion of a single multiresistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone carrying a variant of SCCmec type III in a university hospital
Aldridge K.E. - A multicentre agar and broth dilution susceptibility testing study of fluoroquinolones against the Bacteroides fragilis group
  - Detection of carbapenemase production in the Bacteroides fragilis group using the MBL E-test strip: correlation with broth microdilution testing
  - A multicentre correlation study of VITEK 2 with reference methods for telithromycin, mupirocin, and daptomycin against Staphylococcus spp.
  - Tazobactam, more than a beta-lactamase inhibitor against the Bacteroidesfragilis group
Alecu S. - In vitro hexetidine effect on bacterial adherence to restorative materials used in dentistry
Alegakis D. - Human brucellosis in Crete, Greece
Alekseeva G.V. - The virulent properties of nosocomial strains of Burkholderia cepacia complex, isolated from patients of Moscow hospitals
Alepopoulou D. - Leptospirosis: incidence in an Athens hospital
Alexander C. - Evaluation of chromogenic Candida agar
Alexandratou N. - Epidemiology and resistance pattern of bacteraemia pathogens in medical patients over an 8-year period
Alexandropoulos N. - C.R.P. and P.C.T. in septic patients
  - A comparative study of C-reactive protein serum values in chronic hepatitis Band C and correlation with the progression of the disease
Alexandrou M.-E. - High rates of genital Mycoplasma infection in female of reproductive age
  - Hormone replacement therapy and prevalence of bacterial vaginosis
  - Mixed infections of the female low genital tract
  - Sexually transmitted infections among registered female sex workers in Athens
Alexandrou-Athanasoulis H. - Epidemiological features of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolation from the sputum of children with cystic fibrosis
Alexiou M. - P. carinii in sputum of asymptomatic HIV seronegative oncologic patients
Alexiou-Daniel S. - Identification of mutations in hepatitis B virus under lamivudine therapy
  - Phenotypic detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing metallo-beta-lactamases
  - Vancomycin-resistant enterococci, colonising the intestinal tract of hospitalised patients in a university hospital in Greece
  - Antibiotics susceptibility patterns of commonly isolated pathogens in a Greek university hospital
  - Methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci with increased resistance to glycopeptides
  - Cytomegalovirus infection and biliary atresia in a newborn infant
Alexopoulos A. - Hygienic quality of some infant formula milk
Alexopoulos E. - Subtyping and susceptibility testing of Microsporum canis isolates from preadolescent tinea capitis to four oral antifungal agents by broth microdilution and E-test
Alexopoulos A. - Clinical course of urinary tract infections in early infancy
Alexy R. - Antibiotics in the aquatic and terrestrial environment – Is there a problem?
  - Effects of a mixture of antibiotics on a resistant bacterial strain during sewage treatment
Alfageme F. - Bacterial and fungical colonisation of the bronchial tree in outpatient lung donors. An advance in lung transplantation
Alferova I. - Killing kinetics of Staphylococcus aureus exposed to linezolid, alone and in combination with doxycycline, in an in vitro dynamic model
  - Comparative pharmacodynamics of daptomycin and vancomycin with Staphylococcus aureus: multiple-dose simulations using an in vitro dynamic model
  - Relative abilities of daptomycin and vancomycin to prevent the enrichment of resistant Staphylococcus aureus mutants in an in vitro dynamic model
Alhaddad N. - A comparison of trends in antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae in the UK
AL-Haifi A.Y. - Aetiology of urethritis among Yemeni patients
Ali S. - Clinical spectrum of endocarditis in patients with cancer: a case-control evaluation of culture-positive (CPE) and culture-negative (CNE) disease, 1994–2004
Ali A. - Expression of alpha-defensin–1 in chronic hyperplastic candidosis
Aligiannis N. - Antimicrobial activity of chemical constituents from Inula pseudolimonella (Asteraceae) growing in Greece
Alinejad F. - Comparison of intravenous ceftriaxone and switch therapy to oral ofloxacin versus the oral ofloxacin alone in patients with UTIs
Alizadeh H. - Association between the serum chemokine RANTES, platelets and infection in patients with haematological malignancy
Aljaufy A. - Aetiology of urethritis among Yemeni patients
Alkerwi A. - Self-medication with antibiotics in Europe
Al-Khtheeri H. - Bactericidal and anti-adhesive properties of culinary and medicinal plants against Helicobacter pylori
Al-Lahham A. - Community-acquired pneumococcal pneumonia in Germany: first results of the CAPNETZ study
  - Genetic characterisation of pneumococcal surface protein A
  - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of ‘atypical’Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates by MLST
  - Characterisation of the first telithromycin resistant pneumococcal isolate in Germany
  - Characterisation of quinolone-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Germany
Allen J.L. - Efficacy and safety of DB289, a new oral drug for treatment of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in AIDS patients
Aller A.I. - Direct susceptibility testing of positive BacT/Alert blood cultures with and without charcoal by using MicroScan panels
  - Susceptibility to azoles of Cryptococcus neoformans: pre-HAART and HAART eras
  - In vitro activities of voriconazole, fluconazole, itraconazole and ketoconazole against non-albicans Candida strains
Allerberger F. - Ongoing cluster of Salmonella typhimurium PT U291 infections in Austria, starting September 2003
  - Detection of norovirus in an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis at a nursing home in south-east Austria
Allewelt M. - The efficacy of the long-term treatment with macrolides in patients with bronchiectasis colonised by P. aeruginosa
Allice T. - Quantitation of cytomegalovirus DNA by real-time polymerase chain reaction in the blood of solid organ transplanted patients: comparison with end-point PCR and pp65-antigen assay
Allison K. - Successful combination therapy with posaconazole and amphotericin B for multifocal disseminated zygomycosis in a patient with relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Al-Mahrous M. - Rapid, reliable sub-typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by denaturing high pressure liquid chromatography and DNA sequence analysis
Almanasreh N. - Prediction of bloodstream infections using TREAT. A causal probabilistic network for diagnosis and treatment of infections
Almaraz A. - Prevalence of Leishmania infantum antibodies in central northern Spain
Almela M. - Trends in antimicrobial susceptibilities of viridans group streptococci isolated in patients with infective endocarditis from 1990 to 2003
  - Ten-year experience in bloodstream infections in liver transplant recipients. Changes in microbiological patterns between 1991–1995 and 1996–2000
  - Correlation between biochemical tests and 16S rRNA gene sequencing to identify bacteria
  - Prospective evaluation of procalcitonin in adults with febrile episodes after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Almirante B. - Empirical treatment of serious infections due to health care-related methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Alm-Kristiansen K. - Characterisation of ST125-MRSA-IV, a clone evolved in and spread from Norway?
Almohaizeie A. - Culture negative infective endocarditis: two decades experience at tertiary care hospital
Almuzara M. - Actinomyces spp.: a disregarded pathogen?
Aloisi T. - Toxoplasma gondii infection in bone marrow transplant recipients: the polymerase chain reaction-blood sample combination in diagnosis and early detection
Alomar P. - Antibiotic susceptibility, mechanisms of macrolide resistance and clonal relationship in group B streptococci
Alonso D. - Effect of porins and AmpC betalactamases in the treatment of experimental pneumonia due to Klebsiella pneumoniae
Alonso P. - Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of resistance to several antimicrobial agents in sporadic Salmonella spp. strains causing acute gastroenteritis in Cuba
Alonso R. - Morphological changes in Clostridium difficile during exposure to metronidazole
  - Single mutations in parC gene among levofloxacin susceptible clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
  - Mutations in parC and gyrA genes among levofloxacin resistant clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Alothman A. - Tuberculous pericarditis at a national guard hospital: experience over 10 years
  - Erythema induratum, what is the role of Mycobacterium tuberculosis?
Alp E. - Nocardiosis in a teaching hospital in the Central Anatolia region: treatment and outcome
  - Microbiological findings of early infections in allogeneic or autologous stem cell transplantation
  - Microbiologically documented infections following peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
  - Genotyping analysis of Acinetobacter isolated from bloodstream infections in a Turkish university hospital
  - Epidemiologic and clinical aspects of infective endocarditis in Turkey
Alp Cavus S. - Fever of unknown origin and ferritin level: three cases of adult-onset Still's disease
Alpay Y. - Telomerase activity in cutaneous and anogenital warts: a preliminary study
Alrabiah F. - Culture negative infective endocarditis: two decades experience at tertiary care hospital
al-Ramadi B. - Association between the serum chemokine RANTES, platelets and infection in patients with haematological malignancy
Alós J.I. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pyogenes isolated in 2004 in Spain, and comparison with previous studies (1998 and 2001)
Alshami I. - Relationship between lysostaphin susceptibility and cell wall thickness in a vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates
  - Evaluation of multiplex real-time PCR assay to discriminate Staphylococcus aureus from coagulase-negative staphylococci and determine methicillin resistance from culture and human sera
  - Aetiology of urethritis among Yemeni patients
Altay G. - The evaluation of metallo-b-lactamase presence with E-test in five imipenem resistant five klebsiella strains
  - Antibiotic resistance of 69 Klebsiella strains isolated from a paediatric clinic over three years
Altoparlak U. - The risk factors for imipenem-resistant Pseudomonasaeruginosa in the burn unit
Al-Toum R.M. - The prevelance of respiratory viruses in hospitalised children in Amman, Jordan
Altrichter J. - Moxifloxacin and ciprofloxacin uptake by human neutrophils and their influence on viability, phagocytosis, oxidative burst, and chemotaxis
Altun S. - Helicobacter pylori cag pathogenity island genes cagA, cagE and vacA subtypes in Turkish dyspeptic patients
  - Influences of interleukin 1B and interleukin 1RN polymorphisms on the development of non-ulcer dyspepsia, duodenal ulcer and gastric cancer in Turkish population
  - Serum antibody profile against Helicobacter pylori VACa and CAGa genes in Turkish patients with duodenal ulcer
  - Evaluation of ELISA serology for the primary diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in Turkish dyspeptic patients: a prospective study from a developing country
  - Comparison of two different stool antigen tests for the primary diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in Turkish dyspeptic patients
  - Procalcitonin and the diagnosis of early syphilis
  - Evaluation of two different enzyme immunoassays for detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool specimens of Turkish dyspeptic patients after eradication therapy
  - Clinical relevance of iceA1, iceA2 and babA2 genotypes of Helicobacter pylori in Turkish patients with non-ulcer dyspepsia, duodenal ulcer and gastric cancer
Altuntas F. - Microbiological findings of early infections in allogeneic or autologous stem cell transplantation
  - Microbiologically documented infections following peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
Alvandi A.H. - Determination of Helicobacter pylori cagA gene prevalence in Iranian GUD and PUD patients
Alvar J. - Polymerase chain reaction detection of Leishmania from blood in HIV-infected patients. What does it mean?
Alvarez M. - Characterisation of gentamicin-susceptible strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in two Spanish hospitals
  - Antibiotic resistance surveillance over a 5-year period in Spain: results of the MYSTIC Programme
Alvarez J. - Evidence of infection in humans with West Nile virus in Delta de l'Ebre (a wetland in the south of Catalonia), Spain
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Alvarez M. - Streptococcus agalactiae highly resistant to quinolones
Alvarez Garcia P. - Chronic bursitis by Mycobacterium chelonae
Alves A. - Antimicrobial susceptibility among Pseudomonasaeruginosa isolates in Centro Hospitalar de Coimbra, central Portugal
Alymara V. - Bloodstream infections in adult patients with malignant blood disorders and neutropenia: microbial spectrum and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern
Amal R. - Changing pattern of neonatal bacteraemia: microbiology and antibiotics resistance
Amar C.F.L. - Detection of viral, bacterial and parasitological RNA or DNA of nine intestinal pathogens in faecal samples archived as part of the Infectious Intestinal Disease Study: assessment of the stability of target nucleic acid
Amaral A.P. - Accessing quality in infection control surveillance
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Amat E. - Trends in antimicrobial susceptibilities of viridans group streptococci isolated in patients with infective endocarditis from 1990 to 2003
Amblar G. - Porin expression among clinical isolates of Escherichia coli showing AmpC-hyperproduction phenotype
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Ambrasiene D. - Use of PCR in the diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections in Lithuania
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Ambrose P. - Exposure-response analysis of the efficacy of tigecycline in patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections
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Amendola A. - Persistence of chronic premature priming for apoptosisin HIV-infected individuals during HAART and short structured interruption
Amer J. - Pneumocystis jiroveci in patients with pulmonary infections
Amerigo M.A. - Serotypes and antibiotic resistance of enteric Salmonella isolated in outpatients in a central area of Madrid, Spain
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Amezaga M.R. - Tetracycline resistance in erythromycin resistant beta-haemolytic streptococci of Lancefield groups A, B, C and G
Amhis W. - Aetiologies of 121 cases of male genital ulcers examined in the microbiology laboratory of the central army hospital in Algiers from 1990 to 2003
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Amicosante M. - Comparison of an ELISPOT assay based on the RD1 selected peptides and intact proteins with QF-TB gold assay in the surveillance of health care workers
Amicosante G. - Distribution of beta-lactamases in clinical isolates of enterobacteriaceae and nonfermenters from a region of central Italy
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Amini-Bavil-Olyaee S. - Complete genome sequence and phylogenetic relatedness of hepatitis B virus isolates from Iran
Amiri M. - The pattern of drug resistance in hospitalised patients with drug resistant tuberculosis in an Iranian hospital
Amjad M. - Bactercidal activity of daptomycin, tigecycline, teicoplanin and vancomycin against community-associated and multidrug-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Ammari A. - Mechanisms of nosocomial S. aureus resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics
Amor A. - Application of complementary techniques to diagnosis of malaria
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Ampe E. - Learning appropriate use of antibiotics (PK/PD and guidelines): a CD-ROM course for healthcare professionals and students
Amrine-Madsen H. - Antibiotic resistance, serotypes, and clonal composition of Streptococcus pneumoniae in clinical trials of acute otitis media pre- and post-launch of the 7 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
Amrollahei M. - Evaluation of three serodiagnostic methods: radioimmunoassay, indirect haemagglutination and immunoelectrodiffusion in human hydatidosis and the principal subclass specific immunoglobulin
Amsden G.W. - Single-dose treatment of respiratory tract infections
Anagnostatou N. - Fatal acute liver failure due to varicella zoster virus infection in a child with acute lymphoblasticleukaemia
Anagnostopoulos N. - A retrospective study of fungal infections in patients with haematologic malignancies
Anagnostou S. - MB/BacT system and E-test versus standard methods for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Anastasakou E. - Diagnosis of atrophic gastritis from a blood sample
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Anastasovska A. - X-ray changes of Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia
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Andalib A. - Evaluation of three serodiagnostic methods: radioimmunoassay, indirect haemagglutination and immunoelectrodiffusion in human hydatidosis and the principal subclass specific immunoglobulin
Andelova A. - Usefulness of selective media for isolation of Aeromonas spp. from stool samples
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Anders A. - Characterisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus harbouring the Panton-Valentine leucocidine
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Andersen B.M. - Disinfection of surfaces in hospital isolation rooms with ultraviolet C (UVC) light, compared with chloramine
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Andersen A. - Application of 16S rRNA PCR and DGGE to demonstrate differences in local bacterial colonisation within a single chronic venous leg ulcer
Andersen B.M. - Disinfection of patient rooms, using dry mist of hydrogen peroxide
Andersen P.W. - Incidence of bacteraemia in patients with haematological and other malignancies after placement of central venous catheter
Andersen S. - Trichinella infection in Greenland
Andersen J.S. - Findings of Candida species in critically ill patients in context with pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic properties of antifungal therapy
Anderson C. - DNA microarrays for environmental, clinical microbiology, and microbial taxonomy
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Anderson T. - Validation of the MRSA protocol in a district health board in New Zealand, which has remained free of endemic MRSA in its hospitals
Andersson R. - Antibiotic resistance among invasive pneumococcal isolates from Southwest Sweden 1998–2001
Andersson M. - Production of extracellular proteases and toxic metabolites by Trichoderma strains isolated from opportunistic infections
Andes D. - In vivo pharmacodynamic activity of gemifloxacin against multiple strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Andrade S. - Three-year resistance trend among P. aeruginosa isolated from Brazilian intensive care units: results from the MYSTIC Program
Andrajati R. - Self-medication with antibiotics in Europe
Andreadou H. - Deoxycholate and lipid amphotericin B formulations (AMBF) regulate cytokine and chemokine expression in human monocytes
Andreassen S. - Building TREAT – computerised decision support for antibiotic treatment
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Andrei M. - Study of antibiotic resistant commensal and invasive Pneumococci isolated in Romania between 1996–2003
Andreo F. - Usefulness of procalcitonin and neopterin measurement in the management of exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
Andreoni M. - HIV-1 DNA load in naive and successful antiretroviral treated patients
Andresen S. - A controlled intervention study to improve antibiotic use in a Russian paediatric hospital
Andresen K. - Evaluation of molecular diagnostics of bacteria in culture-negative human infections
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Andreu A. - Commensal and uropathogenic Escherichia coli strains: do they have differences in the presence of pathogenicity islands?
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Andrews J. - Surveillance of probably bacterial pneumonia in children less than 5 years old in two geographical areas in Argentina
Andrianopoulou I. - Nasopharyngeal colonisation in healthy children in Greece
Andriessen E.A.M. - Giardia lamblia: different genotypes, different symptoms?
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Andriopoulos P. - Group B streptococcal arthritis in an immunocompetent adult
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Anglès d’Auriac M. - Simultaneous isolation of Chlamydiatrachomatis, Neisseria I, Mycoplasmagenitalium and Ureaplasmaurealyticum from urine, using chlamCAP, an automated sample preparation system based on magnetic particle separation
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Anguita Alonso P. - Kinetics of linezolid release from polymethylmethacrylate beads
Anitsakis C. - Study of quinolone consumption in Greek hospitals: results of a Hospital Network
Annunziata P. - Acute transverse myelitis and hepatitis C virus
Anta J.M. - Ten-year experience in bloodstream infections in liver transplant recipients. Changes in microbiological patterns between 1991–1995 and 1996–2000
Antachopoulos C. - In vitro activity of telithromycin against erythromycin-susceptible and resistant pneumococci
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Antal Z. - Production of extracellular proteases and toxic metabolites by Trichoderma strains isolated from opportunistic infections
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Antcheva N. - Evolution of the primate cathelicidin: effect of structural variations on modulating antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities
Anthony R.M. - Mutator strains may contribute to the acquisition of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Antón E. - Clarithromycin, a good alternative to tetracyclines, in the treatment of Mediterranean spotted fever in children. A randomised trial
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Antonelli G. - Immunocomplexes in HCV-infected patients
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Antonelli S. - High prevalence of rhinovirus in lower respiratory tract specimens
Antoniadou A. - Comparative in vitro activity of tigecycline and 14 other antimicrobial agents against 205 clinical isolates from a university general hospital in Athens, Greece
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Antoniou D. - Spondylodiscitis after facet joint steroid injection
Antonopoulou A. - Monocyte apoptosis in experimental sepsis by multidrug-resistant species
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Antonopoulou H. - Study of quinolone consumption in Greek hospitals: results of a Hospital Network
Antonopoulou A. - Vitamin E as an adjuvant for the therapy of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa
Antonopoulou H. - Trends in antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance of major bacterial pathogens over a 5-year period in a general hospital in Athens, Greece
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Anttila V-J. - The Finnish experience with caspofungin: retrospective study of patients treated during 2001–2004
Antunes P. - Contribution of nitrofurans illegal use to the selection and persistence of Salmonella amongst humans and foods of animal origin in Portugal
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Antunes A.G.V. - Candidosis due to Candida guilliermondii: an analysis of eleven cases
Anzaldi A. - Efficacy of nosocomial infection control in urological patients: building benchmarking through active surveillance
Aoki N. - Linezolid vs vancomycin for the treatment of infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Japan
Aoun M. - Influence of Mannan binding lectin serum levels on the risk of infection during chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in adult haematological cancer patients
Aparicio J.M. - Diagnostic power of peripheral blood phagocyte Fcg receptors expression in bacteraemia
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Apostolakopoulos A. - Blood cultures statistic study in febrile neutropenic cancer patients
Apostolakopoulos P. - Antibiotic resistance of enterococci in faecal samples from cancer patients
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Apostolidis P. - Hygienic quality of some infant formula milk
Apostolou D. - Hormone replacement therapy and prevalence of bacterial vaginosis
Apostolou I. - Antibiotic resistance of bacterial strains isolated from water samples and fish
Appleton B. - The crystal structure of HCMV UL44 and analysis of its interaction with UL54: new targets for drug discovery
Arabatzis M. - Subtyping and susceptibility testing of Microsporum canis isolates from preadolescent tinea capitis to four oral antifungal agents by broth microdilution and E-test
Aragón L.M. - LCD-array for molecular analysis of isoniazid and rifampin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Araj G. - Role of Escherichia coli adhesins encoded by the eae A, pap, and drae genes in urinary tract infections related bacteraemia
Arama V. - Central nervous system tuberculosis: a 4-year review
Aramendi M. - Prevalence of intestinal parasites and enteropathogens micro-organisms in outpatients of a central are of Madrid, Spain
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Arami S. - Comparative study of initial and acquired drug resistance in pulmonary tuberculosis in a national research institute of tuberculosis and lung disease, Iran
Arango J.M. - Sexually transmitted diseases in an area of Spain
Arapova M. - Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in hospitalised patients
Araujo Z. - Study of the Th1/Th2 response and IgG/IgE isotypes in patients with tuberculosis in the Warao indigenous population, Venezuela
Araujo R. - In vitro interaction of albumin and of local anaesthetics with antifungal susceptibility profile of Aspergillus species
Araujo M. - C. difficile pseudo-outbreak in a general hospital
Arbilia S. - Haemophilusinfluenzae antibiotics resistance in Greek patients (2001–2004)
Archondidou E. - Value of antigen detection in the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis
Arda B. - Epidemiologic and clinical aspects of infective endocarditis in Turkey
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Ardito F. - Patterns of antibiotic resistance in pathogens causing respiratory tract infections: results of the 2002–2003 PROTEKT Italy survey
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Arduino J. - Adverse events and outcomes in patients with fungal infections treated with amphotericin B deoxycholate
Arefian E. - Evaluation of herpes simplex virus-1 latency in trigeminal ganglia of ocular and systemic infected mice
Arellano E. - Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in native and immigrant population (AmBITS study) in Barcelona (Spain)
Arena S. - Enter-net Italia: integrated medical and veterinary surveillance of salmonellosis in Italy
Arenas C. - Evidence for the emergence of non-vaccine types causing invasive pneumococcal disease in Spain
Arencibia Borrego J. - Disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex in patients with human inmunodeficiency virus. Report of two cases
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Arendrup M.C. - Comparison of histoplasma antigen EIA performed at MiraVista Diagnostics and Statens Serum Institute shows good correlation
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Arendt V. - Prevalence of chemokine receptor polymorphisms in HIV/HCV co-infected subjects
Ari C. - Does training physicians in good clinical practice make a difference in quality of running clinical trials?
Arisoy A.E. - An outbreak of ESBL producing Klebsiellapneumoniae in neonatal intensive care unit of a university hospital: the long-term gut carriage among infection-free patients
Arisoy E.A. - An outbreak of ESBL producing Klebsiellapneumoniae in neonatal intensive care unit of a university hospital: the long-term gut carriage among infection-free patients
Arista S. - Genetic variability among serotype G4 human rotavirus strains circulating in Palermo in the period 1985–2003
Ariza J. - Intrathecal colistin treatment of central nervous system infections due to multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
Arkas A. - Diagnosis of atrophic gastritis from a blood sample
Arkuch Saade M.E. - Human herpesvirus 8 and associated neoplasms
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Arlukowicz E. - Bacteraemia as a result of bacterial translocation from gastrointestinal tract in patients in the haematological department of a university hospital in Gdansk, Poland
Arman D. - The investigation of seroprevalance of vaccine preventable diseases among medical students
Armero Y. - Trends in antimicrobial susceptibilities of viridans group streptococci isolated in patients with infective endocarditis from 1990 to 2003
Armstrong D. - Efficacy and safety of ertapenem compared with piperacillin/tazobactam for diabetic foot infections: The SIDESTEP Study
Arnold C. - Evaluation of novel tandem repeat loci as potential Mycobacterium tuberculosis molecular typing VNTR regions
Arora J. - Bacillus cereus– the forgotten pathogen. An unusual infection in an orthopaedic patient
Arosio M. - HCV infection and pregnancy. Prospective series of 29,260 consecutive cases
Arpi M. - Pharmacokinetics of linezolid in bone tissue investigated by in situ microdialysis
Arrese E. - Sources of infection in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus
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Arrouji Z. - Hepatitis C virus infection among dialysis patients in Tunisia: prevalence and molecular evidence for nosocomial transmission
Arroyo M. - Antimicrobial resistance and molecular typing of Salmonella isolates from food
Arroyo B. - Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonisation in adult patients with cystic fibrosis: antimicrobial susceptibility pattern
Arroyo J. - Temporal pattern of infectious complications in HIV-infected patients
Arruda A.C. - Three-year resistance trend among P. aeruginosa isolated from Brazilian intensive care units: results from the MYSTIC Program
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Arseni P. - A retrospective study of fungal infections in patients with haematologic malignancies
Arsic-Arsenijevic V. - Enzymatic profile of Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from patients with AIDS and lymphoproliferative diseases
Arslan H. - Biofilm formation of nosocomial Acinetobacter baumannii strains
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Artero A. - Risk factors associated with the development of multiresistant micro-organism bacteraemia in an intensive care unit
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Artigues A. - Effect of levofloxacin coadministration on the international normalised ratios during acenocumarol therapy
Artinyan E. - Malaria problem in Afghanistan: malaria scanning results of the Turkish medical aid group after the war
Artuso D. - Is it justifiable to withhold treatment for HCV-chronic hepatitis from drug addicts?
Arunyingmongkol K. - Diagnosis of dengue infection by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and reverse transcription-nested polymerase chain reaction from dried urine spots on filter paper
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Arvanitis D. - Neisseriasiccaperitonitis in patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: a case of the ‘nonpathogenic’Neisseriae infection
Arweiler N.B. - Effects of food preservatives on oral streptococci biofilm generated in a biofilm reactor
Arzanlou M. - Intracellular expression of B subunit of heat-labile enterotoxin of ETEC in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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Arzellus E. - Outcomes of treatment of infective endocarditis with home intravenous antibiotic therapy
Arzese A. - Efficacy of intralesional pentavalent antimony in combination with oral azole for treatment of old-world cutaneous leishmaniasis
Arzumanyan A.M. - Experimental amoebiasis: immunological aspects
Asadi S. - A survey on drug resistance in Shigella organisms in 3 hospitals in Tehran over a six month period
Ascoli V. - Evaluation of the use of saliva to soothe blood-sucking arthropod bites
Asencio C. - Neoplasia associated with HIV infection in the HAART era
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Asensio A. - Surgical site infections in the Helics network: results from 11 European surveillance networks
Asghar S. - Antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial pathogens from blood culture of cancer patients in a single cancer institution
Asghari S. - Factors affecting medical students’ participation in measles-rubella immunisation campaign in Iran
Asiedu K. - Antibiotic treatment of oedematous Mycobacterium ulcerans disease reduces the need for radical surgery and enhances the inflammatory response
Aslan M. - Procalcitonin and the diagnosis of early syphilis
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Aslan G. - Mutations in the rpoB, katG and inhA genes leading to rifampicin and isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Turkey
Aslan M. - Evaluation of ELISA serology for the primary diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in Turkish dyspeptic patients: a prospective study from a developing country
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Aslan T. - Serum neopterin levels in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis, in patients with brucellosis and healthy individuals
Aslan-Kayiran M. - Eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells’ syndrome) due to tick bite
Asmolov A. - Prevalence of mutations associated with drug resistance in Beijing and non-Beijing Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from the Southern Ukraine
Assal M. - Microbial aetiology of osteomyelitis of the foot in diabetic patients
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Asseva G. - Resistance to antimicrobial agents in human Salmonella isolated in Bulgaria, 1999–2004
Assimakopoulos G. - Group B streptococcal arthritis in an immunocompetent adult
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Assmar M. - Entomological study of sandflies (Dipthera: Psychodidea) in three foci of endemic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran
Ataee B. - Seroepidemiology of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in local and imported sheep in Isfahan province, Iran in 2002
Atalay H. - Nosocomial infections among earthquake victims in a backup university hospital after 1999 Marmara earthquake, Turkey
Atasever M. - Mutations in the rpoB, katG and inhA genes leading to rifampicin and isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Turkey
Ates O. - Cerebellar abscess and syringomyelia due to isoniazid resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Athamna A. - Postantibiotic sub-MIC and subinhibitory effects of various antibiotics on B. anthracis
Athamna M. - Postantibiotic sub-MIC and subinhibitory effects of various antibiotics on B. anthracis
Athamna A. - Ribosomal protein L22 mutations in Bacillus anthracis associated with cross-resistance between macrolide, lincosamide, streptogramin and ketolide antibiotics
Athamna M. - Ribosomal protein L22 mutations in Bacillus anthracis associated with cross-resistance between macrolide, lincosamide, streptogramin and ketolide antibiotics
Athanasia S. - An epidemic with multiresistant Acinetobacter baumanii: a chain of horror?
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Athanasopoulos D. - Fever in infants less than three months of age
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Attanasio V. - Linezolid in patients with pneumococcal meningitis
Attard L. - The great imitator: syphilis with predominant acute severe hepatic involvement
Attinger M. - Failure to control MRSA in LTCF by restricting admissions or implementing strict isolation procedures
Aubert D. - Genetic engineering of Toxoplasma gondii P30 (SAG1) antigen for improved antibody detection in immunoassays
Aubert G. - Evaluation of the performance of the new VIDAS C. difficile Toxin A/B test
Aubert D. - Integrase-mediated veb1 gene cassette mobilization
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Audagnotto S. - Treatment of acute C hepatitis in HIV infected patients
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Augustynowicz E. - Klebsiella oxytoca outbreak in the department of neonatology of a university hospital in Gdansk, Poland
Auschill T.M. - Effects of food preservatives on oral streptococci biofilm generated in a biofilm reactor
Ausina V. - Usefulness of procalcitonin and neopterin measurement in the management of exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
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Ausmees K. - Seminal microflora of healthy young men in relation to sexual experience
Austin L. - PCR-based detection of Klebsiella pneumoniae in blood cultures
Avci I.Y. - A case of ventricular drainage infection with a rare pathogen in cerebrospinal fluid: vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
Avdeliodi K. - Seroepidemiology of toxoplasmosis in female population in Greece
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Avedian M. - Bactericidal and anti-adhesive properties of culinary and medicinal plants against Helicobacter pylori
Aversa F. - Toxoplasma gondii infection in bone marrow transplant recipients: the polymerase chain reaction-blood sample combination in diagnosis and early detection
Avesani V. - Prevalence and characterisation of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases produced in Enterobacteriaceae isolated from patients hospitalised in a Belgian hospital
Avgerinakou K. - The prevalence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in hospitalised children with lower respiratory infections
Avison M. - Non-beta-lactamase mediated beta-lactam resistance in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Avkan Oguz V. - Fever of unknown origin and ferritin level: three cases of adult-onset Still's disease
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Avlami A. - The impact of prescription intervention on antibiotic resistance patterns of K. pneumonia and P. aeruginosa in a tertiary care hospital
Avlamis A. - Dissemination of nitroimidazole resistance determinants among Gram-negative anaerobic bacteria in Greece
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Awad S.A.H. - Aetiology of urethritis among Yemeni patients
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Awuah P. - Sensitivity of PCR for IS2404 insertion sequence of Mycobacterium ulcerans in diagnosis of Buruli ulcer from punch biopsies
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Axelsen M. - Influence of Mannan binding lectin serum levels on the risk of infection during chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in adult haematological cancer patients
Ayala D. - Prevalence of micro-organisms isolated from wounds of inpatients versus outpatients in a Spanish teaching hospital
Ayala Serrano J. - Inactivation of mraZ and mraW genes of dcw cluster in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium SL1344
Ayaz C. - The incidence and risk factors of MRSA nasal carriage among healthcare workers in a Turkish university hospital
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Aydin K. - Drug resistance pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a technical university medical faculty in Turkey, 2000–2004
Aydinuraz K. - Impregnation of polypropilen graft with gold-palladium decreases staphylococcal graft infection in vivo and in vitro
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Aydogdu S. - Chlamydia pneumoniae and risk factors of acute myocardial infarction
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Aygen B. - Microbiological findings of early infections in allogeneic or autologous stem cell transplantation
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Aygün H. - In vitro activities of moxifloxacin and ciprofloxacin against Staphylococcus aureus isolates
Aygun H. - In vitro activity of fucidic acid against Staphylococcus aureus strains
Ayhan I.H. - Does training physicians in good clinical practice make a difference in quality of running clinical trials?
Aysev D. - Using polymerase chain reaction for evaluation of positive results of two automated blood culture systems which remain negative by smear and subcultures
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Ayyash H.A. - The prevelance of respiratory viruses in hospitalised children in Amman, Jordan
Azak Karali E. - Response to interferon-alpha in chronic hepatitis B with and without precore mutant strain
Azap A. - In vitro activity of fucidic acid against Staphylococcus aureus strains
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Azcona J. - Micro-organisms isolated from urethral exudates from males in a Spanish teaching hospital
Aziz H. - Antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial pathogens from blood culture of cancer patients in a single cancer institution
Azizi M. - Complete genome sequence and phylogenetic relatedness of hepatitis B virus isolates from Iran
Aznar J. - Detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in cutaneous staphylococci clinical isolates by phenotypic and genotypic method
Aznar T. - Impact of an antibiotic restriction policy on antibiotic usage and cost
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