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A. Pascual A - Therapeutic drug monitoring in adult patients receiving imipenem or cefepime therapy: one-year single-centre experience
Aalto H. - Monocyte CD14 and soluble CD14 in predicting the mortality of patients with severe community-acquired infection
Aandahl E. - Actinobaculum urinale in a 94-year-old male with sepsis
Aarestrup F.M. - Fitness costs of antimicrobial resistance associated with chromosomal mutations and plasmid-borne resistance genes in Escherichia coli: in vitro and in vivo studies
Aasnæs B. - Evaluation of an AmpC disk test and genetic detection of imported ampC-genes in Norwegian clinical strains of E. coli
  - Macrolide resistance determinants are prevalent and readily selected for in viridans group streptococci among healthy Norwegian adults
Ababkova T. - A view of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae population transmitted in Arkhangelsk, Russia: phenotypic and genetic characteristics
Abaev I.V. - Spreading of beta-lactamase genes among nosocomial isolates collected from Moscow clinics
Abbasi M. - Emergence of Vibrio cholerae O1 biotype EL Tor, serotype Inaba during last summer outbreak in Iran
Abd H. - The faith of Shigella species during contact with the water-borne free-living amoeba Acanthamoebae castellanii
Abdel Salam S.M. - Molecular detection of penicillin resistance in Streptococcus pneumomiae
Abdelmalek R. - Human immunodeficiency virus type-1 associated lymphoma: Tunisian experience
Abdi M. - Evaluation of measles-specific humoural and cell-mediated immunity in infants aged 9 months after vaccination with AIK-C and Schwarz measles vaccine strains, in Ilam, Iran
Abdi Liae Z. - Role of serologic tests (IgG, IgA, IgM antibodies against A60 mycobacterial antigen) in diagnosis of tuberculosis
  - The epidemiology and clinical presentation of hydatid cyst disease in patients in Imam, Sina, Shariati and paediatric medical centre hospitals between 1372 and 1382
Abedi D. - Evaluation of antibacterial activity of ethanol extracts of some medicinal plants against Listeriamonocytogenes
Abergel A. - Phylogenetic analysis in a HCV type 5 infected population in the French central district of Clermont-Ferrand
Abgrall S. - Scedosporium apiospermum lung infection with fatal outcome in an immunocompetent host
Abo Khadr N.A. - Molecular detection of penicillin resistance in Streptococcus pneumomiae
Abram M. - Antifungal resistance patterns among oral Candida species from patients receiving head and neck radiotherapy
Abramson M.A. - Worldwide antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of inducible Enterobacteriaceae isolated from intraabdominal infections: results from SMART 2004
  - Surveillance of carbapenem resistance among Enterobacteriaceae: species and geographic distribution
  - Phenotypic antimicrobial resistance patterns of Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter spp. Multicentre Intensive Care Unit Surveillance Survey (ISS), 1996–2003
  - Worldwide antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Gram-negative bacilli isolated from intraabdominal infections: results from SMART 2004
Abril V. - Imported chronic Chagas disease in Valencia, Spain: epidemiological and clinical features
  - Prosthetic joint infections: results of a collaborative protocol between orthopaedist surgeons and infectious diseases physicians
  - Postsurgical meningitis: the role of the infectious diseases specialist
Abubakar I. - Systematic review of rapid diagnostic tests for enterohaemorrhagic E. coli
Accardo S. - In vitro antichlamydial activity of moxifloxacin versus a range of antimicrobial agents
Acero D. - A comparative study of Escherichia coli strains isolated from the intestinal mucosa of Crohn's disease patients and healthy subjects
Acosta B. - Human metapneumovirus infection in Cuba: first report
  - Influenza vaccination in health workers included in high-risk group population
Acquarolo A. - Reducing the impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in an intensive care unit: a nine-year analysis
Actis  L. - Effect of the acquisition of quinolone resistance in biofilm formation by Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates
Acuner I.C. - Theoretical framework on the uses of standardised antibiotic phenotype and pattern indexes
Adamkova V. - Isolation of Rhizopus microsporus varietasmicrosporus from urine in patient with renal mucormycosis
Adamski A. - In vitro combination of rifampin with other antimicrobial agents against clinical isolates of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Adamson V. - Bloodstream infections in an Estonian university hospital
  - The pinworm (Enterobius sp.) infection in lung mimicking tuberculoma – case report
Adeli A. - Hepatitis B virus genotyping, core promoter and precore/core mutations among Afghan hepatitis B infected individuals: a preliminary report
  - Design and construction of an expression vector containing immunogenic epitopes of HIV-1 P24 and gp 41 proteins as a vaccine candidate against HIV-1
Aderem  A. - Polymorphisms in toll-like receptors influence susceptibility to HIV infection and its clinical course
Adibi Motlagh B. - Immunological evaluation of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B outer membrane vesicle containing PorA conjugated with Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A capsular polysaccharide in rabbit
Adjide C. - Emergence of Enterobacter aerogenes strains resistant to imipenem mediated by the coexistence of metallo-beta-lactamase production and outer membrane permeability
Adlerberth I. - Pathogenicity island I of Escherichia coli CFT073 and Yersinia high-pathogenicity island are significantly associated with persistence of E. coli in the intestine of Swedish infants
  - Antibiotic resistance does not impede persistence of Escherichia coli in the infantile intestinal microbiota
  - Intestinal S. aureus colonisation in Italian and Swedish infants is effected differently by antibiotic treatment, siblings and pets
Adukauskiene D. - Influence of serum-resistance properties and multidrug-resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on mortality and duration of mechanical ventilation in patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia
Afentra P. - Do hyaluran levels determine the outcome of bacterial infections?
Afkou Z. - Overdetection of imipenem resistance by VITEK 2 in blaVIM 12 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with E-test low level carbapenem MICs
  - Positive central venous catheter cultures and bloodstream infections
Afshar B. - Identification of Legionella species using DNA sequence analysis and online tools
Afsharian M. - Immune response tp standard dose of hepatitis B vaccine in HIV clients of Kermanshah behavioural disease counselling centre in 2004
Afzali N. - Survey of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Iranian suspected patients by Elisa and RT-PCR method
Agalar C. - The effectiviness of impregnation of graft with cefazolin in foreign body infection
Agalar F. - The effectiviness of impregnation of graft with cefazolin in foreign body infection
Agathagelides A. - The role of antibiotics in acute uncomplicated maxillary sinusitis in ambulatory care: a randomised controlled trial
Agüero J. - Detection of qnrS in clinical isolates of Enterobacter cloacae in Spain
Aggarwal P. - Universal precautions: knowledge, attitude and practice of healthcare workers regarding HIV, hepatitis B and C
Aghamirian M.R. - Survey on dermatophytosis in patients referred to a dermatology hospital in Ghazvin, Iran
Agmon P. - Clinical impact of a rapid PCR-based identification of staphylococci directly from positive blood cultures
Agodi A. - Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in ICU patients: highlighting the silent epidemic
Aguado J.M. - Caspofungin therapy in documented fungal infections: Spanish experience before licencing of the drug
Aguiar E. - Differences in group A Streptococcus clinical and molecular epidemiology between Belgian and Brazilian children
  - A pragmatic clinical score to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use in children with pharyngitis in developing countries
Aguilar L. - Levofloxacin plus rifampicin treatment of staphylococcal prosthetic-joint infections with prosthesis retention
  - Amoxicillin early and delayed treatment of serotype 6 pneumococcal acute otitis media in previously immunised vs. non-immunised gerbils
  - Effects of levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin and azithromycin on the competitive growth of Streptococcus pneumoniae, as a model approach to selection of resistant populations
  - Activity of moxifloxacin, levofloxacin and azithromycin physiological concentrations in serum and epithelial lining fluid against in vivo selected Streptococcus pneumoniae mutants and its parental strain
Aguilar E. - HAART in HIV patients: analysis of first therapy regimen. MACOVI study (Málaga HIV cohort)
Aguilar M. - Dermatophytosis by Trichophyton violaceum: an emerging pathogen in European urban areas
Aguilar J. - Description of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus hospital outbreak
Aguilar-Guisado M. - Pneumonia risk factors in patients with febrile neutropenia
  - Risk factors for pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with cancer and pneumonia
Aguinaga A. - Efficacy of the use of through-catheter leukocyte cytospin blood culture for monitoring haemodialysis catheter colonization. A prospective study designed to prevent bloodstream-related infections
Aguirre J.M. - Oral colonisation by Candida and Staphylococcus in denture wearers
Agvald-Ohman C. - Candida colonization, colonization index and invasive candidiasis in patients at a multidisciplinary intensive care unit, Sweden
Ahlqvist T. - A comparative study of three different PCR assays for detection of Mycoplasma genitalium in genital specimens from men and women
  - First void urine can be used as transport medium for cervical swab specimen for detection of Mycoplasma genitalium by polymerase chain reaction
Ahmad S. - Echovirus 9: a prominent enterovirus causing CNS disease in Kuwait
  - Molecular typing of an uncommon enterovirus, coxsackievirus A7, frequently associated with certain diseases in Kuwait
  - The distribution of HBV genotypes, serotypes and YMDD variants among chronic HBV patients in Kuwait
  - Serodiagnostic potential of mammalian cell entry proteins encoded by mce3 operon of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  - Comparison of Aspergillus fumigatus DNA and galactomannan in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage specimens of experimentally infected rats
Ahmadi H. - A flow cytometric opsonophagocytic assay for measurement of functional antibodies elicited after immunisation with the Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A capsular polysaccharide-serogroup B outer membrane vesicle conjugate vaccine in animal model
  - Immunological evaluation of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B outer membrane vesicle containing PorA conjugated with Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A capsular polysaccharide in rabbit
Ahmadinejad Z. - Outpatient treatment of acute pyelonephritis in pregnancy after 24 weeks. A randomised controlled trial
  - Predictive values of diagnostic tests in patients with tuberculous pleural effusion in Iran
Ahmadinejad  Z. - Role of serologic tests (IgG, IgA, IgM antibodies against A60 mycobacterial antigen) in diagnosis of tuberculosis
Ahmadnejad F. - Survey of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Iranian suspected patients by Elisa and RT-PCR method
Ahmed K. - Quantitative sputum culture versus direct sputum culture
Ahmed Fahmy Ali M.F. - Detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates by phenotypic methods and PCR amplification of mecA gene
Aikawa N. - Clinical effects of micafungin, an echinocandin antifungal agent, on systemic fungal infection in the areas of surgery, emergency, and intensive care medicine
Ailamazyan  E. - Profile and phenotypes of resistance of microorganisms from pregnant women with asymptomatic bacteriuria in Russia
Aires M. - Massive spread of the New York/Japan MRSA clone (ST5-SCCmec II) in a European country
Ajassa C. - Study on the genotypic resistance of archived and circulating viral strains in blood of treated HIV-infected individuals
Ajluni M. - Epidemiology and control of a cluster of USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (USA300-MRSA) skin/soft tissue infections in an inner-city haemodialysis unit
Ak S. - The reliability of in vitro susceptibility tests for multi-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates
Akan O. - Quantitative sputum culture versus direct sputum culture
Akan H. - An educational web portal on febrile neutropenia: www.febrilnotropeni.net
Akcam F.Z. - Evaluation of the antibiotic susceptibility of Brucella strains by MIC method
  - Investigation of the serum neopterin levels in patients with infected hepatitis B
Akcam E. - Nosocomial pseudomonal infections in a university hospital, Adana, Turkey
Akgün Y. - Comparison of anti-HCV and HCV RNA results by real-time reverse transcriptase quantitative polymerase chain reaction
Akgun Y. - Prevalence and genetic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus expressing high-level and low-level mupirocin resistance
Akhan S. - Interferon-alpha response to hepatitis B/C and B/D co-infections versus HBV infection alone
  - Using PCR with an unusual purpose of blood culture positive Brucella spp. infection: a case report
  - Efficiency of cefoperazone, sulbactam alone and in two combinations against multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains isolated from nosocomial infections in seven different intensive care units in Turkey
  - Antibiotic resistance of Gram-positive bacteria that cause severe skin and soft tissue infections in a Turkish university hospital
Akhavan P. - Evaluation of four selective media for the detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from surveillance specimens
Akin L. - Tetanus immunisation status among women of child-bearing age in three provinces in Turkey
  - Serological evidence of acute/recent pertussis infection in Turkey: how big is the threat for infants?
  - Prevalence of pertussis antibody and vaccination status in three provinces in Turkey
Akinci E. - Hepatobiliary ascariasis: a case report
  - Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis with secondary adrenal insufficiency: a case report
  - Risk factors for nosocomial imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections
Akkerman A. - Determinants of antibiotic over prescribing in lower respiratory tract infections in primary care
Akova M. - EFISG survey of current practices in clinical mycology laboratory services in Europe
  - An educational web portal on febrile neutropenia: www.febrilnotropeni.net
  - Combination antifungals: in dubio agite
Akrivoussi E. - Outbreak of PVL-producing MRSA among newborns in a Greek tertiary hospital
  - The presence of erm TR gene is responsible for the macrolide-resistance of Streptococcus agalactiae
Aksaray S. - Is MMRV vaccination cost-effective in HCWs in Turkey?
  - Changes in serum C3 complement protein levels during early and late experimental sepsis
Aksit F. - Nosocomial infections in a neonatal intensive care unit: evaluation of frequency, risk factors and cost
Aksoy F. - An analysis of the factors effecting the prognose of tetanus in a university hospital between 1991 and 2005
Aktas E. - Colonisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococci in paediatric unit of a teaching hospital in Turkey
Aktas A.E. - Survival of some nosocomial infections agents on the surface of different covering materials
Aktas F. - Tuberculin skin testing among health care workers in a country with a high tuberculosis prevalence: booster and conversion rates
Aktepe O.C. - Salmonella typhi meningitis complicated with subdural empyema: a case report
Akyön Y. - Detection of Helicobacter pylori and clarithromycin resistance by real-time PCR in children
Akyon Y. - The prevalence of CDT genes in clinical Campylobacterjejuni isolates
  - The role of Helicobacter pylori in otitis media with effusion
  - Cyclospora cayetenensis infection in five immunocompetent patients in a Turkish university hospital
Al Ghamdi G. - Wet cupping associated with transmission of HIV infection: case report
Al Hamdani A. - The use of saliva to soothe blood-sucking arthropod bites and the transmission of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8)
Al Laham N. - Recognition of Staphylococcus aureus isolates as small colony variants applying Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy
al Naiemi N. - Emergence of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria during selective decontamination of the digestive tract on an intensive care unit
Al Naiemi N - Application of minimal sequence quality values prevents misidentification of blashv type in single bacterial isolates carrying different SHV extended-spectrum beta-lactamase genes
Aladueña A. - Repeated occurrence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase CTX-M-9 in Salmonella enterica, serotype Virchow, isolated in Spain from 2002 to 2005
Alafaki H. - Three females with asymptomatic infection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae, carrying genes for MDS and lymphoma detected with FISH technique
Alam F. - Comparative evaluation of Candida DNA, mannan, anti-mannan antibodies and (1-3)-b-D-glucan in the diagnosis of candidaemia
Alarcón T. - Genotypic detection of resistance to fluoroquinolones by PCR-RFLP in Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates
  - Time-killing of viable Staphylococcus spp. against Helicobacter pylori clinical isolates
  - Subclinical reactivation of VZV in patients with tick-borne encephalitis
  - In vitro activity of second line antibiotics against Helicobacter pylori infection
Alarcon T. - Multiresistant Pseudomonasaeruginosa isolations in a critical care unit
Alarcon A. - Prosthetic valve endocarditis in southern Spain. Study of 111 cases
Al-Attiyah R. - Serodiagnostic potential of mammalian cell entry proteins encoded by mce3 operon of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Alava J.A. - Surgical site infections after colon surgery
  - Bacteraemia in a general hospital, Bilbao, Spain 1994–2005
  - Infections after open heart surgery
  - Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia: analysis of 262 episodes
  - Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Bilbao
  - Surveillance of hospital-acquired infections in intensive care units
Alavian S. - Hepatitis B virus genotyping, core promoter and precore/core mutations among Afghan hepatitis B infected individuals: a preliminary report
Al-Barrak M. - A study of prescribing patterns and errors of antibiotics in a Saudi hospital
Albur M.S. - Correlation of serum bilirubin level with mortality in P. falciparum malaria
Alcalá L. - Metronidazole heteroresistant C. difficile strains: morphotypes with cell-wall thickening
Alcazar F. - Elderly patients hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia. Validation and comparative evaluation of a prognostic rule
Aldabó T. - Infections related with tunelled haemodialysis catheter
Aldea-Mansilla C. - Clonal complexity in coagulase negative Staphylococcus catheter-related bloodstream infection
Aldeguer X. - A comparative study of Escherichia coli strains isolated from the intestinal mucosa of Crohn's disease patients and healthy subjects
Alderete J. - New rapid flow-through immunofiltration assay system for rapid detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in ThinPrep specimens
Al-Dhaheri K. - Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli isolated from one-humped camels (Camelus dromedarius)
Al-Doori Z. - Susceptibility of MRSA to octenidine dihydrochloride
  - Investigation of tolerance to triclosan of five international MRSA clones
Aldus C. - Systematic review of rapid diagnostic tests for enterohaemorrhagic E. coli
Alebouyeh M. - The exchange of virulence-related and drug-resistance genes among clinical isolates of enterococci
Alecu F.S. - In vitro susceptibility to antibiotics of anaerobic bacteria isolates from periodontal pockets
  - Direct microscopy: a valuable instrument for diagnosis and prognosis of periodontal disease
  - Candida krusei: the most frequent Candida non-albicans species isolated from superficial candidosis in Romania
Alegakis D. - Lower respiratory tract infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae
Alegakis D.E. - Staphylococcus lugdunensis early prosthetic valve endocarditis in a HIV-positive patient
Alekseeva N. - Biofilm production by different strains of Salmonella typhimurium: genetics, morphology and role of surface and nutrient content of medium
Alepopoulou E. - Detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus
  - Anaerobic bacteraemia due to Fusobacterium necrophorum and Clostiridium cadaveris: a case report
Alexandrou M.-E. - Sexually transmitted infections among registered female sex workers grouped according to age
Alexandrou-Athanasoulis H. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from airway secretions from patients with cystic fibrosis
  - Achromobacter xylosoxidans from the airway secretions of patients with cystic fibrosis
Alexandru I. - Subinhibitory concentrations of phenyl lactic acid produced by Lactobacillus probiotic strains attenuate the virulence of Peudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus in mouse infection model
Alexiadou E. - Serum and ascitic fluid concentrations following a single IV dose of 400 mg moxifloxacin
  - Penetration of linezolid into sternal bone of patients undergoing routine cardio-pulmonary bypass surgery
Alexiou M. - Herpes group virus reactivation in oncologic patients undergoing chemotherapy
  - MBL mediated carbapenem resistance in P. aeruginosa and A. baumannii in cancer patients
  - Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis in female population in Athens, Greece
  - Study of bacterial colonisation in in-dwelling bladder catheters
Alexiou N. - Unusual clinical presentation of visceral leishmaniasis in an immunocompetent patient
Alexiou-Daniel S. - Seroepidemiology of Bartonella henselae/quintana in immunocompromised patients (human immunodeficiency virus infected/ end-stage renal disease patients)
Alexiou-Daniel  S. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of urinary pathogens in children from two tertiary care Greek hospitals
Alexiou-Daniel S. - Update on Candida albicans antifungal resistance trends among hospitalised patients in a tertiary hospital in Greece
  - Comparison of the E-test method with the VITEK 2 antimicrobial susceptibility detection system for screening of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase Klebsiella and E. coli strains in a Greek university hospital
Alferova I. - Bacterial strain-independent pharmacodynamics of linezolid/doxycycline combinations with Staphylococcus aureus: 5-day simulations using an in vitro dynamic model
Alfonso R. - Emergence of clindamycin-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes causing cellulitis
Alhaddad N. - Microbiological characterisation of invasive group A streptococci in the UK during 2003–2004
Ali M. - The distribution of HBV genotypes, serotypes and YMDD variants among chronic HBV patients in Kuwait
  - Identification of novel mutations in MTR locus of clinical isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Çalikoglu T. - An educational web portal on febrile neutropenia: www.febrilnotropeni.net
Alix J. - AIDS indicative diseases across Europe
Al-Jamal M. - A study of prescribing patterns and errors of antibiotics in a Saudi hospital
Aljeldah M. - Combined exposure to sub-inhibitory levels of vancomycin and therapeutic levels of aspirin enhances biofilm formation by Staphylococcus epidermidis
Alkis S. - Detection of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcusaureus in general population with a new chromogenic medium: MRSA ID agar
  - Comamonas testosteroni bacteraemia and perforated acute appendicitis in a patient
Al-Lahham A. - Resistance mechanisms of telithromycin-resistant clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Europe
  - Invasive pneumococcal disease in adults in North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany, 2001–2004
  - Characterisation of macrolide-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from Russia
Allegranzi B. - Outbreak of Burkolderia cenocepacia bacteraemia associated with disinfection napkin contamination in haemodialysis
  - Worldwide implementation strategy of the World Health Organization "Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care"
  - New World Health Organization alcohol-based formulations to implement handrubbing as the gold standard for hand hygiene worldwide
  - Second-line combination antifungal therapy with caspofungin plus low-dose amphotericin B deoxycholate in patients with invasive fungal infections failing primary treatment
  - Considerations on optimal glove use within the World Health Organization "Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care"
Allen V. - Step-wise parC and gyrA mutations in Streptococcus pneumoniae: the role of the Lys137 to Asn mutation in fluoroquinolone resistance
Aller I. - Diagnostic use of two serologic tests for invasive candidiasis
Allerberger F. - Identification of dangerous bacterial pathogens by 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence analysis
Allewelt M. - Macrolide as long-term treatment in patients with bronchiectasis colonised by P. aeruginosa
Allice T. - Real-time polymerase chain reaction and HCV RNA quantification: comparison of Cobas Ampliprep-Cobas TaqMan and branched DNA technology
  - Comparison of HCV genotype and subtype determination using Inno-LiPA HCV II and a laboratory-developed HCV 5'UTR sequencing procedure
Allione B. - Epidemiology of fungal infections in haematological malignancies in Italy: SEIFEM-2004 study (Sorveglianza Epidemiologica Infezioni Fungine nelle Emopatie Maligne)
Allix C. - Implementation of automated mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit–variable number of tandem repeat (MIRU-VNTR) typing in a routine laboratory setting
Allsopp M.E.P. - Lethal Ehrlichia ruminantium infections in humans in South Africa
Almagro P. - Risk factors for Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolation in sputum at hospital admission in patients hospitalised for acute COPD exacerbation
Almanasreh N. - Benefit of appropriate empirical antibiotic treatment: 30-day mortality and duration of hospital stay
Almas A. - Antimicrobial resistance of major Gram-negative bacterial pathogens during a 7-year period
Almela C.A. - Efficacy of telavancin in the treatment of experimental endocarditis due to glycopeptide-intermediately susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
Almela M. - Outpatient antimicrobial therapy for infective endocarditis. Single-centre experience
Alm-Kristiansen K. - Molecular characterisation of MRSA in the South-Eastern part of Norway from 1991 to 2005
Al-Nakib W. - Echovirus 9: a prominent enterovirus causing CNS disease in Kuwait
  - Molecular typing of an uncommon enterovirus, coxsackievirus A7, frequently associated with certain diseases in Kuwait
Al-Nakib  W. - The distribution of HBV genotypes, serotypes and YMDD variants among chronic HBV patients in Kuwait
Alonso P.L. - Molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella typhimurium isolates, causing bacteraemia in children under 5 years of age in southern Mozambique
  - Relationship between the presence of pathogenicity islands and serotypes, antimicrobial resistance and geographical origin in Salmonella spp.
Alonso M. - Efficacy of the use of through-catheter leukocyte cytospin blood culture for monitoring haemodialysis catheter colonization. A prospective study designed to prevent bloodstream-related infections
Alonso-Tarrés C. - Susceptible clone of Staphylococcusaureus dormant in the human host?
Alothman A. - Wet cupping associated with transmission of HIV infection: case report
Alou L. - Activity of moxifloxacin, levofloxacin and azithromycin physiological concentrations in serum and epithelial lining fluid against in vivo selected Streptococcus pneumoniae mutants and its parental strain
  - Effects of levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin and azithromycin on the competitive growth of Streptococcus pneumoniae, as a model approach to selection of resistant populations
Alp E. - Doxycycline plus streptomycin versus ciprofloxacin plus rifampicin in spinal brucellosis
  - Severe cutaneous anthrax and toxaemic shock
Alp Cavus S. - Investigation of inducible clindamycin resistance among hospital and community-acquired Staphylococcusaureus isolates in the Aegean region of Turkey
Alpat S.N. - Nosocomial infections in a neonatal intensive care unit: evaluation of frequency, risk factors and cost
Al-qurashi A.M. - Factors affecting the conjugative transfer of plasmid pIP501 in Enterococcus faecalis
Al-Ramadan S. - Septicaemia in paediatric surgery in Kuwait: a four-year prospective study
Al-Sweih N. - The prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in women and men attending different health care areas in Kuwait
Altintai L. - Anti-Yersinia antibodies in patients with Behçet's disease
Altuncekic A. - Determination of tetanus antibody levels among emergency department patients presenting with injuries
Altwegg M. - Development of a panfungal real-time PCR
Aluclu U. - A six-year prospective surveillance study for nosocomial infections in neurology unit
Alvarez C.A. - Antimicrobial resistance patterns in 14 neonatal intensive care units in Bogota, Colombia 2001–2004
Alvarez M. - Evaluation of a new assay for simultaneous detection of HCV core antigen and anti-HCV antibodies
  - BCG infection following BCG therapy for bladder carcinoma: results of a multicentre study, about 23 cases
Alvarez A. - Immigrants with HIV infection: hospitalisations during 5 years
  - Different HIV 1-subtypes and diseases observed in a group of immigrants hospitalised between 2001–2005
Alves A.F. - Detection of VIM-2 metallo-beta-lactamase in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from a cystic fibrosis patient
Alves M. - Diagnosis of pertussis by real-time LightCycler PCR
Alves A.F. - Phenotypic and molecular detection of metallo-beta-lactamases in imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a hospital centre, Coimbra, Portugal
  - Two-year surveillance of antimicrobial susceptibility in Pseudomonasaeruginosa isolates from a hospital centre, Coimbra, Portugal
Alves M. - Microbiological analysis of saline solutions used in wound cleansing
Aman R. - Comparison of the bacterial efficacy and acceptability of an alcohol-based hand rinse with 2 alcohol-based hand gels during routine patient care
Amat D. - Efficacy of telavancin in the treatment of experimental endocarditis due to glycopeptide-intermediately susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
Amblar G. - Analysis of the promoter/attenuator region of the ampC gene in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli with "AmpC phenotype"
  - Resistance to cefoxitin and susceptibility to amoxicillin-clavulanate in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli not hyperproducing AmpC and lacking the OmpF porin
Ambler J.E. - Moxifloxacin in vitro activity against non-pneumococcal streptococci isolated from six recent clinical studies
Ambrasiene D. - Prevalence of HPV in Lithuania according to data based on PCR technique
  - Molecular characterisation and prevalence of tick-borne diseases pathogens in Lithuania
Ambrose P.G. - Re-evaluation of the role of broad-spectrum cephalosporins against staphylococci applying contemporary in vitro results and pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic principals
  - Evaluation of tigecycline penetration into colon wall tissue and epithelial lining fluid using a population pharmacokinetic model and Monte Carlo simulation
  - Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic analyses of efficacy using estimates of serum and effect site tigecycline exposures in patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections
Amer M. - Sepsis diagnosis by real-time PCR (SeptiFast Kit, Roche Diagnostics): preliminary results and possible application
Amicosante G. - Risk factors and treatment outcome of bloodstream infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates producing the PER-1 extended-spectrum b-lactamase
Amicosante  G. - Biochemical characterisation of IND-NF16 metallo-beta-lactamase
Amicosante G. - Eight non-antimicrobial medicaments induce multidrug-resistance in Escherichia coli Ag100 strain
  - Dissemination of acquired metallo-beta-lactamases in Gram-negative pathogens: first Italian countrywide survey
Amiguet J.A. - Increasing incidence of Mycobacterium xenopi in Zaragoza, Spain: an emerging pathogen or a product of improved laboratory methods?
  - Mycobacterium kansasii: results of a 10-year study in Zaragoza, Spain
  - Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in sector III of Zaragoza, Spain during 2000–2005
Amini R. - Evaluation of measles-specific humoural and cell-mediated immunity in infants aged 9 months after vaccination with AIK-C and Schwarz measles vaccine strains, in Ilam, Iran
Amini-Bavil-Olyaee S. - Hepatitis B virus genotyping, core promoter and precore/core mutations among Afghan hepatitis B infected individuals: a preliminary report
Amiot L. - Elevated circulating HLA-G levels in HIV-infected patients with and without visceral leishmaniasis
Amirian M. - Serologic evaluation of cytomegalovirus and Listeria monocytogenes in women with abortion
Amirmozafari N. - The exchange of virulence-related and drug-resistance genes among clinical isolates of enterococci
Amjad M. - Evaluation of daptomycin and other anti-staphylococcal antibiotics against clinical strains of community- and hospital-derived MRSA
Ammari L. - Mucormycosis: still a problem (a report of 4 cases)
  - Human immunodeficiency virus type-1 associated lymphoma: Tunisian experience
Amor A. - Filariasis infection in immigrants in a Spanish hospital
Amorim J.M. - In vitro activity of colistin against pan-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
Amorim M.L. - Reservoirs and transmission routes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary hospital: one-year surveillance
Amorim J.M. - Reservoirs and transmission routes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary hospital: one-year surveillance
Amoros F. - Single and multiple pyogenic liver abscesses: aetiology, clinical course and treatment
Amérigo M.A. - Resistance patterns in Pseudomona aeruginosa
Amrolahi M. - Airborne fungal contamination in the operating rooms of medical university hospitals, Yazd
Amsler K. - Anti-staphylococcal activity of ceftobiprole in recent clinical trial isolates
Amyes S.G.B. - Ertapenem promoted the selection of totally resistant pathogens
  - Identification and genotyping of vancomycin-resistant enterococci isolated from slaughtered poultry in Hungary from 2001 to 2004
Anagnosti I. - Genotypic evaluation of high-level resistant enterococci to glycopeptides isolated from blood cultures in a tertiary hospital
Anagnostopoulou M. - BK polyoma virus replication in de novo renal transplant recipients: Results of a prospective study
Anagnostou S. - Tuberculosis in paediatric and adult population in Athens, Greece (1994 – 2004)
  - A rapid DNA-based assay to detect M. tuberculosis resistance
  - Herpes zoster and patient age
Anastasopoulos T. - Lower respiratory tract infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae
Anastassiou E.D. - Phenotypes and genotypes of slime positive - methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis clinical isolates
and EARSS participants   - MRSA incidences and proportions: how well do these correlate on a European level?
and the ESAC Project Group  - Dose regimen as an explanatory factor for the variation of outpatient antibiotic use between European countries
  - Developing valid antibiotic prescribing quality indicators for ambulatory care based on European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC)
Anders A. - Comparison of identification and susceptibility testing in the MicroScan WalkAway and the VITEK 2 for nonfermenting Gram-negative bacilli
  - Hospital- and community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Germany
Andersen L.P. - Epidemiology of resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a tertiary hospital
  - Prevention of infections caused by showers
Andersen Leth R. - Does sufficient hand hygiene influence hospital-acquired infections?
Anderson K. - Comparative genomic analysis of community-acquired ST80-SCCmec IV Staphylococcus aureus isolates by high-density microarray
André C. - A new real-time quantitative TaqMan PCR to detect Chlamydia trachomatis DNA in urine and in urogenital swabs
André M. - Asymptomatic bacteriuria, a lasting or fluctuating condition among elderly living in the community?
Andrade S. - Susceptibility pattern and prevalence trend over four years of extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Klebsiella spp. from intensive care units: MYSTIC Program Brazil
Andre M. - Similar illness burden but different antibiotic prescription to children: a population-based study
Andreassen S. - A comparison of susceptibility to antibiotics in nosocomial and non-nosocomial infections in a hospital in Israel
  - Benefit of appropriate empirical antibiotic treatment: 30-day mortality and duration of hospital stay
  - Extending observed susceptibilities with predicted susceptibilities based on a retrospective statistical analysis
  - A meta-analysis of the frequency of side effects for HAART drugs
Andreev A.L. - Biofilm production by different strains of Salmonella typhimurium: genetics, morphology and role of surface and nutrient content of medium
Andrei M. - Study of antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae strains, isolated in Romania, between 2004–2005
  - Oral streptococcal strains isolated from odontogenic infections and their susceptibility to antibiotics
Andrejak C. - Impact of differents antimycobacterial drugs on the survival of patients with Mycobacterium xenopi pulmonary infection: 89 cases
Andremont A. - Experimental dose regimen modelling of intestinal emergence of Enterococcus faecalis resistant to linezolid in gnotobiotic mice
Andres R. - Teicoplanin efficiently penetrates into the rabbit infected vitreous but may enhance expression of virulence factors at sub-inhibitory concentrations
Andresen K. - 23S PCR as a supplementary method for diagnosis of infectious arthritis. A prospective study
  - Detection and identification of bacterial DNA in cardiac valves from infective endocarditis cases
Andrews N. - Seroprevalence of serogroup specific antibodies against different serogroups of Neisseria meningitidis (Serogroup A, C, W 135 and Y) in healthy individuals in different age groups
Andrianakis I. - The pathophysiological role of blood monocytes for the release of soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells – 1 (sTREM-1) in patients with sepsis
Angeletti C. - Prevalence and risk factors of QTc interval prolongation in HIV-positive patients
Angelo H. - Pregnant women and toxoplasmosis
  - Congenital toxoplasmosis prevention in Portugal
Angelopoulou H. - Intravenous, intrathecal and intraventricular administration of colistin for the treatment of multiresistant Acinetobacterbaumannii meningitis
Anglés d'Auriac M. - Improvement of an existing magnetic particle based NAAT sample preparation system for C. trachomatis in urine by significantly reducing processing time while maintaining sensitivity
Anguita Alonso P. - Diagnosis and microbiology of prosthetic shoulder infection
Angulo-Gonzalez D. - Posaconazole as prophylaxis for invasive fungal infections in high-risk patients: efficacy and safety results from 2 clinical trials
Anisimova V.A. - Spreading of beta-lactamase genes among nosocomial isolates collected from Moscow clinics
Ankirskaya A. - Profile and phenotypes of resistance of microorganisms from pregnant women with asymptomatic bacteriuria in Russia
Ansari N. - Immunological determinants of disease pathogenesis in Indian leishmaniasis
Ansorena L. - The presence of extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli is a prognostic factor for patients with E. coli bacteraemia
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Antal Z. - Molecular and physiological characterisation of fungal opportunists belonging to the genus Trichoderma
Antal M. - Discrimination between E. coli O157 isolates using PCR-mediated fingerprinting based on SER element
Antic S. - The importance of occurrence of the Enterococcus faecalis multiresistant isolates to antibacterial drugs
Anton R. - Quality of life and adherence to treatment in HIV/HCV co-infected patients and co-treated with antiretroviral plus chronic hepatitis C therapy
Antonaki G. - Bacillus spp. bacteraemia in children on parenteral nutrition
Antonakis G. - VIM-1-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains with class 1 integrons isolated from bloodstream infections
Antonelli G - Study on the genotypic resistance of archived and circulating viral strains in blood of treated HIV-infected individuals
Antoniadou A. - Unilateral lipomasty in a cohort of HIV (+) individuals
  - Colonisation surveillance can predict microbial aetiology of infection in the critically ill
  - Evaluation of the in vitro activity of tigecycline against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative and Gram-positive isolates
  - Molecular epidemiology of vanA-containing Enterococcusfaecium in a university general hospital in Greece
  - The role of antibiotics in acute uncomplicated maxillary sinusitis in ambulatory care: a randomised controlled trial
  - Identification of species and glycopeptide resistance among enterococcal isolates by BD Phoenix
Antonopoulou A. - No effect of vitamin B6 co-administration for the prevention of linezolid-induced myelosuppression
  - Monocytes in systematic inflammatory response syndrome: differences between sepsis and acute pancreatitis
Antonopoulou H. - Alcoholic hand disinfectant use in a general hospital: impact of an intervention
Antonovitch N. - Russian pharmacoepidemiology study of the antibiotic prescription during pregnancy
Antunes P. - Dissemination of tetracycline and chloramphenicol resistance genes in Portuguese Salmonella isolates carrying class 1 integrons
Antunes N.T. - Acquired b-lactam resistance in three Escherichia coli strains due to overexpression of AcrAB, TolC and PBP3
Aoun J.P. - Hepatitis B virus genotypes: a Lebanese hospital-based study
Aparicio V. - Resistance patterns in Pseudomona aeruginosa
Apine I. - Comparison of different antibiotic consumption measurement methods in large multidisciplinary hospital
Apostolaki T. - Invasive group a streptococcal infections and incidence of resistance in children's hospital
Apostolou O. - Differences in bacteraemia due to multiresistant pathogens in medical patients: a pilot study
Apostolou T. - BK polyoma virus replication in de novo renal transplant recipients: Results of a prospective study
Appelbaum P.C. - Changing drug susceptibility in H. influenzae with special reference to macrolides, azalides, ketolides and quinolones
  - Presence of PVL among erythromycin- and methicillin-resistant community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus isolated from children in Texas from 1999 to 2002
  - Molecular typing and alterations analysis of penicillin-binding proteins 1A, 2X and 2B and MurM protein and in 33 isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae with vary penicillin and amoxicillin MICs
Aprato A. - Fluoroquinolones concentrations in infected human bone: preliminary results
Aquili V. - Eight non-antimicrobial medicaments induce multidrug-resistance in Escherichia coli Ag100 strain
  - Acquired b-lactam resistance in three Escherichia coli strains due to overexpression of AcrAB, TolC and PBP3
Aquilini E. - Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing the carbapenem hydrolysing beta-lactamase OXA-58 in a general intensive care unit in Southern Italy
Arabaci H. - Brucellosis: retrospective evaluation of 133 hospitalized cases
Aragones C. - Influenza vaccination in health workers included in high-risk group population
Arakawa Y. - Dissemination of 16S rRNA methylase in AmpC producing Enterobacter cloacae, Citrobacter freundii and Serratia marcescens in Korea
Aral M. - Comamonas testosteroni bacteraemia and perforated acute appendicitis in a patient
  - The effects of oxidative stress in patients with infection of Brucella melitensis
  - Detection of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcusaureus in general population with a new chromogenic medium: MRSA ID agar
Arama V. - Antimicrobial susceptibility among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated in an infectious disease hospital in Bucharest
Aramendi M. - Resistance patterns in Pseudomona aeruginosa
Arazo P. - Mycobacterium kansasii: results of a 10-year study in Zaragoza, Spain
Arazo  P. - Increasing incidence of Mycobacterium xenopi in Zaragoza, Spain: an emerging pathogen or a product of improved laboratory methods?
Arbak P. - Relationship between Chlamydia pneumoniae seroprevalence and reproductive health of female health care workers
Arbique J. - Evaluation of accuracy limits of countable colony-forming units on agar plates
Arch O. - Outbreak of surgical site infections in a cardiac surgical unit caused by an epidemic methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus clone
Archer L. - Assessment of Staphylococcus aureus colonisation post lung transplantation
Archimbaud C. - Genetic typing of enteroviruses for the investigation of two local outbreaks in France in 2005
Archipova A.S. - Perioperative monitoring of the endotoxin chemical markers and procalcitonin blood plasma concentrations in cardiosurgical patients
Arda B. - Fungal peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients
  - Prospective evaluation of consultations performed by infectious diseases trainees
  - Systematic review of fever of unknown origin in Turkey
Ardanuy C. - Fluoroquinolone resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae: screening for first-step mutations
  - Emergence of clindamycin-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes causing cellulitis
  - Erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated in Spain: serotypes, clones and mechanisms of resistance
Arefian E. - Evaluation of gamma interferon kinetic in vaccinated BALB/c mice by gD expression vector of HSV-1 and its recombinant protein
Arena A. - Bacteraemia caused by Clostridium baratii and Kawasaki syndrome. First case report
  - Modulation of GRO-alpha and TNF-alpha production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells treated with killed Helicobacter pylori
Arenal N. - Genotypic detection of resistance to fluoroquinolones by PCR-RFLP in Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates
  - Staphylococcusaureus susceptibility to three antibiotics isolated from hospitalised vs. outpatients in a local area of Madrid
  - Micro-organisms isolated from corneal and conjunctival samples in a Spanish teaching hospital
  - Multiresistant Pseudomonasaeruginosa isolations in a critical care unit
  - In vitro activity of second line antibiotics against Helicobacter pylori infection
Arendrup M.C. - EFISG survey of current practices in clinical mycology laboratory services in Europe
  - Experimental dermatophytosis in guinea pigs: is voriconazole an option for treatment?
  - In vitro resistance to amphotericin B and caspofungin in clinical isolates of C. glabrata were confirmed in a mouse model
Arevalo A. - Identification of Streptococcus mutans with antagonic effect
Arias Á. - In vitro biofilm formation by Candida spp. on the surface of polyurethane and PVC catheters
  - Evaluation of the ability of five Candida species to produce in vitro biofilms on the surface of teflon, polyurethane and polyvinyl chloride
Arias  M.A. - Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in sector III of Zaragoza, Spain during 2000–2005
Arias Á. - Effect of two different strategies to raise influenza vaccine coverage among medicine students
Aribandi A.K. - Correlation of serum bilirubin level with mortality in P. falciparum malaria
Aribas O.K. - Tuberculous empyema necessitatis involving chest wall and retroperitoneum
  - Multiple hydatid cysts in the left main pulmonary artery: an extremely rare location
Arista S. - Evolution of G1 rotavirus strains in Italian children in an 18-year period
Ariza J. - Nosocomial outbreak due to an extended-spectrum betalactamase producer Enterobacter cloacae
  - Outbreak of surgical site infections in a cardiac surgical unit caused by an epidemic methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus clone
Armaganidis A. - Colonisation surveillance can predict microbial aetiology of infection in the critically ill
Armengol M. - False resistance to amikacin in Pseudomonas aeruginosa with the MicroScan WalkAway 96 system
  - Evaluation of the Vitek-2 system using AST-N020 y AST-N041 cards for susceptibility testing of beta-lactam-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae strains of clinical origin
  - Evaluation of MicroScan WalkAway 96 for susceptibility testing of Gram-negative bacilli to quinolones
Armero E. - Efficacy of telavancin in the treatment of experimental endocarditis due to glycopeptide-intermediately susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
Arnaiz A. - Surgical site infection and delayed sternal closure after open-heart surgery
Arndt R. - Value of serology in diagnosing Lymphogranuloma venereum
Arnez M. - Diagnosis and management of congenital toxoplasmosis in Slovenia
Arnitz R. - Protein targets of N-chlorotaurine in bacteria
Arnold U. - Management of a norovirus-associated gastroenteritis outbreak on two psychiatric wards
Arns da Cunha C. - Micafungin versus liposomal amphotericin B in the treatment of invasive candidiasis in neutropenic and non-neutropenic patients
Aronsson F. - First void urine can be used as transport medium for cervical swab specimen for detection of Mycoplasma genitalium by polymerase chain reaction
Arroyo E. - Quality of life and adherence to treatment in HIV/HCV co-infected patients and co-treated with antiretroviral plus chronic hepatitis C therapy
Arruda A.C. - Detection of production of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. isolated from hospitalised patients as part of the MYSTIC Program Brazil 2004
  - Polymyxin B resistance in multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Arsenescu-Georgescu C. - Infective endocarditis: results of a 5-year microbiological survey in the cardiology centre, Iasi, Romania
Arsic Arsenijevic V. - Systemic fungal infection due to Trichosporon beigelii in immunocompromized patient
Arslan U. - Prevalence of parainfluenza and influenza viruses amongst children with upper respiratory tract infection
Arslan H. - Skin colonisation of Corynebacterium jeikeium
Arslan E. - Biofilm communities on different construction materials
Arslan  H. - Comparison of the minimal inhibitory concentration values of vancomycin and teicoplanin against staphylococci with the results obtained 7 years ago
  - Susceptibility rates of co-trimoxazole, cefepime, imipenem, meropenem against ESBL-producing and non-producing E. coli and Klebsiella strains
Arslan H. - In vitro synergy between glycopeptides and carbapenems against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Risk factors for faecal carriage of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. in the community
  - How to decrease device-associated urinary tract infections in adult intensive care units?
  - Morphological and bactericidal effects of amoxicillin and clarithromycin on Helicobacter pylori
  - Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in immunocompetent adults
  - In vitro activity of antimicrobial agents against Legionella obtained from hotel water systems in Turkey
Arslan U. - Osteoarticular complications of brucellosis: evaluation of the clinical, laboratory and radiological findings of 19 patients
Arslan H. - Aetiology and antimicrobial resistance of community-acquired urinary tract infections in childhood in Turkey
Arslan  H. - The value of the automatised blood culture systems in the diagnosis of CAPD peritonitis
Arslan H. - Brucellosis: retrospective evaluation of 133 hospitalized cases
  - In vitro activities of caspofungin and four other antifungal agents against Trichophyton spp. isolates
  - Mucormycoses: a report of eleven cases
  - Sternoclavicular arthritis as first manifestation of brucellosis: a case report
  - Antimicrobial susceptibility rates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis against first-line drugs
Arslan U. - Viral, mycoplasmal and chlamydial upper respiratory tract infections among paediatric outpatients
Arsu G. - Systematic review of fever of unknown origin in Turkey
  - Prospective evaluation of consultations performed by infectious diseases trainees
Artemenko A. - Molecular design of novel antimicrobial agents on the base of 4-thiazolidone derivatives
  - Computational design of the new antimicrobials based on the substituted crown ethers
Artero A. - Prognosis of enterococcal bacteraemia in critically ill patients
  - The changing epidemiology of sequential outbreaks of multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteraemia: a ten-year study in an intensive care unit
  - Influence of carbapemen resistance on outcome in Acinetobacter baumannii bacteraemia in an intensive care unit
Arunyingmongkol K. - Diagnosis of dengue infection by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction from oral specimens
Arévalo M.P. - In vitro biofilm formation by Candida spp. on the surface of polyurethane and PVC catheters
  - Effect of two different strategies to raise influenza vaccine coverage among medicine students
  - Evaluation of the ability of five Candida species to produce in vitro biofilms on the surface of teflon, polyurethane and polyvinyl chloride
Arvis P. - Once daily sequential intravenous/oral (IV/PO) moxifloxacin is equivalent to IV ceftriaxone plus twice daily IV/PO levofloxacin in the treatment of severe community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalisation: the MOTIV study
Asadian F. - Virulence genes in Escherichia coli isolates from calves in Shahrekord area, Iran
Asatryan A. - The study of cellular and tissue mechanisms of homeostasis of the system "helminth – host" during muscular trichinellosis and the phytoorigin antihelminthic effect
Asci G. - Fungal peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients
Ascoli V. - The use of saliva to soothe blood-sucking arthropod bites and the transmission of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8)
Asensi V. - Neurosurgical meningitis due to Acinetobacter baumannii: comparasion between different treatments
Asgharzadeh A. - Distribution of different aminoglycosides resistance genes among the Iranian population of enterococci
Ashok A.C. - Tigecycline as effective as imipenem/cilastatin in the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections: experience in India
Asisov I. - Epidemiology of acute cystitis: the first Russian multicenter study
Askar H. - The distribution of HBV genotypes, serotypes and YMDD variants among chronic HBV patients in Kuwait
Aslan M. - Antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activities of the lipophylic extracts of Pistacia vera
Aslan A. - Salmonella typhi meningitis complicated with subdural empyema: a case report
Asmolov A. - Identification of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis subtype strongly associated with multidrug resistance within the Beijing family
Asmonaite K. - Prevalence of HPV in Lithuania according to data based on PCR technique
Assal M. - Extemporaneous biopsy in invasive streptococcal infection: a guide for surgeons?
Asseray N. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemiological setting in the emergency ward of a large French teaching hospital
Assithianakis P. - Antibiotic use profile and temporal trends during a 5-year period at a Greek university hospital: implications for antibiotic policy changes
Astashkin E.I. - Spreading of beta-lactamase genes among nosocomial isolates collected from Moscow clinics
Asticcioli S. - Outbreak of neonatal candidiasis: drug susceptibility and molecular epidemiology of the isolates
Ataei B. - Evaluation of protective antibody to measles virus in vaccinated medical students
  - The effect of air ionisation on microbial content of the air
Atalay S. - A series of unfortunate events after paronychia due to Staphylococcus aureus: pericarditis, pneumonia, lung abscess, empyema and osteomyelitis
  - Prospective evaluation of consultations performed by infectious diseases trainees
Ataman Hatipoglu C. - Quality of life in brucellosis
Athanasia S. - No effect of vitamin B6 co-administration for the prevention of linezolid-induced myelosuppression
  - Evaluation of parameters influencing compliance of HCWs with hand hygiene in two university departments of internal medicine in a Greek tertiary hospital
  - Molecular epidemiology of vanA-containing Enterococcusfaecium in a university general hospital in Greece
Athanassiadou A. - Survey of the epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Greece
Athanassiou K. - Evaluation of parameters influencing compliance of HCWs with hand hygiene in two university departments of internal medicine in a Greek tertiary hospital
Atherton G. - EFISG survey of current practices in clinical mycology laboratory services in Europe
Atifeh R. - Inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from clinical specimens: first report from Iran
  - Evaluation of Cefoxitin Disk for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Atmatzidis K. - Soft tissue infections by Stenotrophomonasmaltophilia in immunocompromised rats. Implication of bacterial translocation
Atoum M. - Classification of bacterial isolates of the Jordanian Oil refinery petroleum sludge
Atrasheuskaya A. - Comparison of immune response in immunised and non-immunised mice after challenge with tick-borne encephalitis virus
Atrasheuskaya AlenaV. - Mumps cases in Minsk, Belarus, 2001–2003
Atrasheuskaya Alina V. - Mumps cases in Minsk, Belarus, 2001–2003
Atun  R. - Implementing DOTS in settings with high prevalence of drug-resistant tuberculosis
Atutxa I. - Infections after open heart surgery
  - Bacteraemia in a general hospital, Bilbao, Spain 1994–2005
  - Surgical site infections after colon surgery
  - Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia: analysis of 262 episodes
Aubry A. - New mutation at the position 81 in GyrA in clinical strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to quinolone: report of two clinical cases and functional analysis of DNA gyrase mutant enzymes
  - Clinical and microbiological data of patients infected with multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains carrying gyrase mutations
Audelin A. - Epidemiology of resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a tertiary hospital
Augustinova A. - Incidence of tropical diseases at university clinic in Mapuordit, Sudan
  - Antituberculotic chemotherapy selects methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in HIV-positive Cambodian children
Aumaitre J-F. - Eradication in one patient, by rifamycin-linezolid, of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus producing Panton-Valentine leukocidin, responsible for 7 relapses over 18 months, and decolonisation of her family by mupirocin
Ausmees K. - Coryneform bacteria in prostatitis patients: species composition and antibiotic susceptibility
  - The frequency of and risk factors for asymptomatic bacteriuria in type 2 diabetes mellitus
Auzinger G. - Single-centre experience of the use of tigecycline in the treatment of deep-seated multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter in patients with multiorgan failure
  - Aetiology and timing of bloodstream infections in a liver intensive care unit
Avcu S. - An extremely rare location of cardiac hydatid cyst: interventricular septum
Avellon A. - The new proposed enterovirus type 75 is causing meningitis in Spain
Aversa  F. - Epidemiology of fungal infections in haematological stem cells transplanted patients: SEIFEM 2004 study
Avila M. - Focal epithelial hyperplasia disease in Panares Indians from Bolivar state, Venezuela
Avila-Miyazawa I. - Autoantibodies to cytokines in patients with mycobacterial infections
Avkan Oguz V. - Nasal and axillar carriage of Staphylococcus aureus patients among elderly population in a nursing home
  - Investigation of inducible clindamycin resistance among hospital and community-acquired Staphylococcusaureus isolates in the Aegean region of Turkey
Avlamis A. - High incidence of moxifloxacin resistance among Bacteroides spp. isolates in Greece. Results from the Hellenic Study Group on Gram-Negative Anaerobic Bacteria
  - Epidemiological investigation of quinolone resistance in infections due to extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a tertiary hospital
Avlonitis S. - Predictive value of procalcitonin and serum amyloid A protein levels in early detection of pyelonephritis in childhood
Avnon L. - Differences between Bedouin and Jewish population in clinical characteristics of patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia
Ay B. - Nasal and axillar carriage of Staphylococcus aureus patients among elderly population in a nursing home
Ayaz C. - The evaluation of Fournier's gangrene severity index score in 11 patients
  - Brucellar epididymo-orchitis in South-eastern Anatolia, Turkey
  - Neurobrucellosis: experience with eight cases
  - Virologial and clinical aspect of HBV silent infection in patient with chronic hepatitis C
  - Menengitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes in a previously healthy woman
  - PEG-interferon-alpha 2a (40 kDa) in patients on chronic haemodialysis with chronic C hepatitis: Early results
  - A case of nonclostridial crepitant cellulitis which is due to Escherichia coli
  - A case of iliopsoas abscess which is due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  - Acute Brucella hepatitis: two case reports
  - A six-year prospective surveillance study for nosocomial infections in neurology unit
Aydin B. - Infection control practice in forensic medicine
Aydin K. - Determine variation of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns according to five years in intensive care unit of a university hospital
Aydin N. - Asymptomatic bacteriuria prevalence among pregnant women in a university hospital, Aydin, Turkey
  - Detection of Coxiella burnetii and anti-Coxiella antibodies by molecular and serological methods among risk groups
Aydin K. - Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in the East Black Sea region of Turkey: a report of 78 cases
Aydin N. - Presence of PVL among erythromycin- and methicillin-resistant community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus isolated from children in Texas from 1999 to 2002
Aydin K. - An analysis of the factors effecting the prognose of tetanus in a university hospital between 1991 and 2005
Aydin N. - Evaluation of a rapid colorimetric test based on trehalose use for identification of Candida glabrata
Aygen B. - Severe cutaneous anthrax and toxaemic shock
  - Doxycycline plus streptomycin versus ciprofloxacin plus rifampicin in spinal brucellosis
Aygün Z. - Nasal carriage rates of Staphylococcus aureus which are resistant and sensitive to oxacillin in hospital staff and hospitalised patients
Aygün H. - Surveillance of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in high-risk patients in a tertiary hospital
Aygul K. - Preliminary study on colonisation of A. baumannii in paediatric intensive care unit
  - Colonisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococci in paediatric unit of a teaching hospital in Turkey
Aykut Arca E. - An outbreak of group G streptococcal pharyngitis among hospital personnel considered to be food-borne
Aysev A.D. - The incidence, serotyping and antibiotic resistance of non-typhoidal Salmonella and Shigella species in childhood acute gastroenteritis in a district of the capital city of Turkey
Ayyildiz A. - Survival of some nosocomial infections agents on the surface of different covering materials
  - Microbiological analysis of root canals associated with periapical abscesses and the antimicrobial susceptibility of isolated bacteria
Azanza J.R. - Efficacy of doxycycline in treatment of bone and prosthetic joint infections
  - Efficacy of linezolid in treatment of non-approved indications
  - A five-day ceftriaxone and levofloxacin regimen plus early sequentation to oral levofloxacin in heart transplantation recipients with community-acquired pneumonia
Azap A. - Cervical lymphadenitis in a diabetic woman
Azap Ö.K. - Risk factors for faecal carriage of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. in the community
  - In vitro synergy between glycopeptides and carbapenems against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Comparison of the minimal inhibitory concentration values of vancomycin and teicoplanin against staphylococci with the results obtained 7 years ago
  - Susceptibility rates of co-trimoxazole, cefepime, imipenem, meropenem against ESBL-producing and non-producing E. coli and Klebsiella strains
  - Antimicrobial susceptibility rates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis against first-line drugs
Azap A. - Surveillance of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in high-risk patients in a tertiary hospital
Azap Ö.K. - The value of the automatised blood culture systems in the diagnosis of CAPD peritonitis
Azass P. - Prevalence of respiratory diseases in sheltered homeless in Marseille, France
Azavedo J.C.S. - Telithromycin is effective against susceptible, fluoroquinolone-resistant and macrolide-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae in a murine model of pneumonia
Azavedo J. - Step-wise parC and gyrA mutations in Streptococcus pneumoniae: the role of the Lys137 to Asn mutation in fluoroquinolone resistance
Azcona J.M. - Micro-organisms isolated from corneal and conjunctival samples in a Spanish teaching hospital
  - Staphylococcusaureus susceptibility to three antibiotics isolated from hospitalised vs. outpatients in a local area of Madrid
  - Multiresistant Pseudomonasaeruginosa isolations in a critical care unit
Azimi-Rad M. - Molecular epidemiology of diarrheagenic E. coli in children with acute diarrhoea in Tehran, Iran and the antibiotic susceptibility of isolated strains
Çazir Ü. - Susceptibility rates of co-trimoxazole, cefepime, imipenem, meropenem against ESBL-producing and non-producing E. coli and Klebsiella strains
  - In vitro synergy between glycopeptides and carbapenems against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Azizi M. - Hepatitis B virus genotyping, core promoter and precore/core mutations among Afghan hepatitis B infected individuals: a preliminary report
Azizi Jalilian F. - Study of nasal carriage rate of Staphylococcus aureus in hospital personnel in Ilam, Iran
  - Evaluation of measles-specific humoural and cell-mediated immunity in infants aged 9 months after vaccination with AIK-C and Schwarz measles vaccine strains, in Ilam, Iran
Aznar J. - Diagnostic use of two serologic tests for invasive candidiasis
Aznar E. - Multiresistant Pseudomonasaeruginosa isolations in a critical care unit
  - In vitro activity of second line antibiotics against Helicobacter pylori infection
  - Time-killing of viable Staphylococcus spp. against Helicobacter pylori clinical isolates
  - Subclinical reactivation of VZV in patients with tick-borne encephalitis
Aznar T. - Quality of life and adherence to treatment in HIV/HCV co-infected patients and co-treated with antiretroviral plus chronic hepatitis C therapy
Aznar E. - Staphylococcusaureus susceptibility to three antibiotics isolated from hospitalised vs. outpatients in a local area of Madrid