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Na Y. - Broad spectrum anti-Candida activities of a new indolyl-triazole, NL114
Naaber P. - Bacillus smithii TBMI12 spores as a potential competitive exclusion agent against Salmonella enteritidis
  - Probiotic influence of Bacillus smithii TBMI 12 against Clostridiumdifficile infection in mice and hamster model
Naas T. - A novel chromogenic medium for vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis detection
  - Nosocomial outbreak of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium at a Turkish University Hospital
  - Insertion sequences, transposons and repeated elements
  - Identification of CTX-M-type extended-spectrum b-lactamases in urine based on real-time PCR
  - Imported cases of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing OXA-23 carbapenemase in Belgium: characterisation and unusual loss of resistance
Na-Bangchang K. - A novel antimicrobial peptide with anti-MRSA activity
Naber K. - Intravenous therapy with doripenem versus levofloxacin with an option for oral step-down therapy in the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis
  - Doripenem: a new, potent, broad-spectrum treatment for serious Gram-negative infections
  - Nosocomial urinary tract infections in urology sections. Data from the PEP and PEAP-studies
  - Concentrations of moxifloxacin (400 mg) in prostatic secretions and ejaculate after a single oral dose in healthy volunteers
Nae D. - Granulomatous hepatitis due to intravesical therapy by BCG for superficial bladder cancer
Nagy K. - The impact of multiple-resistant Staphylococcus haemolyticus in intensive care units – acquired infection
  - Controlling an outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus in a vascular and cardiac surgery ward
Nagy E. - Clostridium difficile in Europe: results of the 2005 European-wide survey
Nagy K. - Vancomycin-resistant enterococci still persist in slaughtered poultry in Hungary 8 years after the ban on avoparcin
  - Prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants: qnrA, qnrB and qnrS in extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae strains in Hungary
Nagy E. - Changes in the catchment population – changes in the rate of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae strains?
  - Aspergillus keratomycosis at an eye hospital in south India: a retrospective study
Nagy K. - A comparative study on the frequency of genes encoding cytotoxins in Austrian, Hungarian and Macedonian methicillin-resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strains
  - Differences in antibiotic resistance between MRSA and MSSA strains isolated in Hungary, Austria and Macedonia
  - The first isolation of PER-1-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumanii strains in Hungary
  - Serotyping of Streptococcus pneumoniae by PCR – expansion of the method to identify the Hungarian serotypes
  - Direct comparison of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and multilocus sequence typing
Nagyova Z. - Clinical symptoms, treatment and outcome of Highlands malaria in Eldoret (2,400 m a.s.l.) and comparison to malaria in hyper-immune population in endemic region of South Sudan
Nahimana-Tessemo I. - Double locus sequence typing a new high through put typing method for MRSA. Results from a 1.5-year surveillance in a university hospital
Nahor O. - Phenotypic versus genotypic identification of bacteria in the clinical microbiology laboratory: the possible impact on patient care
Naik S. - Prophylactic potential of high molecular weight antigenic fractions of a recent clinical isolate of L. donovani against experimental visceral leishmaniasis
Naim M. - Antimicrobial resistance profiles of Acinetobacter baumannii strains isolated in intensive care units
Najafi Barzegar H. - Comparison among opsonic activity and serum bactericidal activity against Meningococci in rabbit sera from vaccines after immunisation with the Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A capsular polysaccharide-serogroup B outer membrane vesicle conjugate vaccine
Najar Peerayeh S. - Comparative studies of conjugated capsular polysaccharide of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A with outer membrane vesicle of N. meningitidis serogroup B
  - Comparison among opsonic activity and serum bactericidal activity against Meningococci in rabbit sera from vaccines after immunisation with the Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A capsular polysaccharide-serogroup B outer membrane vesicle conjugate vaccine
  - Roles of uropathogenic Escherichia coli pili in pathogenesis of urinary tract infection
  - Detection of Ureaplasma urealyticum biovars in semen of infertile men by polymerase chain reaction
  - Evaluation of serum bactericidal activity specific for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A and B: effect of immunisation with N. meningitidis serogroup A polysaccharide and serogroup B outer membrane vesicle conjugate as a bivalent vaccine candidate
Najjar najafi S. - Diagnostic relevance of interleukin-6 and tumour necrosis factor alpha in discriminating high-risk and low-risk groups in febrile
Najvar L.K. - Efficacy of voriconazole versus anidulafungin alone and in combination in a guinea pig model of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis
Nakae T. - Emergence of linezolid-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Japan
Nakamura T. - Study on Clostridiumdifficile-associated diarrhoea in a hospital in Japan
  - The relationship between the antibody titre of Chlamydophila pneumoniae and clinical presentation, in patients with respiratory tract symptoms
Nakanishi Y. - The protective effect of doxycyclin against Mycobacterium avium infection in mice
  - Administration of TNF-a did not inhibit Mycobacterium avium infection in the mouse lung
Nakano R. - Prevalence and genetic background of fluoroquinolone resistance in clinical isolates of Proteus mirabilis
Nakano M. - Coinfection of genital mycoplasmas among men with gonococcal urethritis and their roles in post-gonococcal urethritis
Nam M. - Mumps outbreak in a highly vaccinated school population: a question of vaccine failure?
Nanas J. - Serum procalcitonin and organ failure in critically ill patients with sepsis
  - The impact of insulin therapy on inflammatory markers in critically ill patients with sepsis
Nanuashvili A. - Antimicrobial activity of polymyxin B against non-fermentative Gram-negative bacteria in Georgia
Napoleoni F. - Teicoplanin versus cefuroxime as prophylaxis in prosthetic joint implant surgery
Nardi L. - Comparison of real-time PCR and blood culture for the diagnosis of bloodstream infections in onco-haematologic patients: microbiological and clinical assessment
  - Choleracafe: an e-learning instrument for professionals involved in international health promotion in the fields of communicable disease prevention, surveillance and treatment
Narendran V. - Aspergillus keratomycosis at an eye hospital in south India: a retrospective study
Narita H. - In vitro antimicrobial activity of azithromycin against Mycoplasma genitalium and the bacteriological efficacy in male M. genitalium-positive non-gonococcal urethritis
Narkeviciute I. - Features of norovirus and rotavirus infections in small children
Narvaez J.A. - Long-term clinical and radiological (MRI) outcome of abscess-associated spontaneous pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis under conservative management
Narvaez J. - Long-term clinical and radiological (MRI) outcome of abscess-associated spontaneous pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis under conservative management
Nashev D. - First cases of infections caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Bulgaria
Nasibov Z. - HIV prevalence and risk behaviours among international truck drivers in Azerbaijan
Nasimian A. - Significant reduce in hepatitis B prevalence among blood donors admitted to an Ahwaz blood transfusion service due to educational and vaccination programmes
Nasr B. - Primary tuberculosis of the breast mimicking breast cancer
Nasraway S. - Comparison of clinical outcomes in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia and endocarditis presenting with or without systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Nasserabadi A. - Primary tuberculosis of the breast mimicking breast cancer
Nasta P. - Potential role of TDM in dosing protease inhibtors in HIV-HCV co-infected patients with or without cirrhosis
  - Pharmacokinetics of atazanavir in HIV-HCV co-infected patients with or without cirrhosis
Nastasa E. - Resistance to antibiotics in coagulase-negative staphylococci in an infectious diseases hospital, Iasi, Romania
Nastase E. - Clinical and paraclinical aspects of tuberculous meningitis in a hospital of infectious diseases, Iasi, Romania
Nateghian A. - Implementation of ``significant organism precaution'' in a teaching hospital: first experience in Iran
Nathwani D. - Is empiric broad-spectrum therapy always necessary in severe community-acquired pneumonia?
Natsch S. - Shortage of antimicrobial agents in Europe: results of an international survey
  - Using directed graphs for examining transitions in antibiotic usage
Nau R. - Increased proliferation of dentate granule cells in human bacterial meningitis
  - Increased fibronectin levels in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients suffering from bacterial meningitis aggravate toll-like receptor induced inflammation in primary mouse microglial cells
  - Pneumococcal meningitis: is disease severity related to capsular or clonal types?
  - Continuous stimulation of cerebral Toll-like receptor 9 by intraventricular CpG-DNA causes chronic inflammation, ependymal damage and deficits of memory function
Naumiuk L. - Tigecycline in vitro activity against carbapenem-non-susceptible Acinetobacter baumannii
Naumiuk E. - Catheter-related bacteraemia in intensive care unit patients
Navabakbar F. - Diversity in the content and arrangement of CTX genetic element among toxigenic Vibrio cholerae strains isolated during 2004–2006 in Iran
Navarra A. - Negative correlation between biofilm formation and antibiotic sensitivity in clinical isolates of clonally related Acinetobacter baumannii
  - Dissemination of a CMY-16 producing clone of P. mirabilis in long-term care and rehabilitation facilities of northern Italy
Navarro M.D. - Faecal carriage of extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli: prevalence and risk factors in different populations
Navarro G. - Risk factors for ciprofloxacin resistance among ESBL-producing Escherichia coli isolated from non-hospitalised patients in Spain
  - Susceptibility of extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli strains causing nosocomially- and community-acquired bacteraemia
Navarro J. - Candida kefyr: a new emerging pathogen?
  - Influence of doxycycline resistance on outcome in Acinetobacter baumannii bacteraemia in an intensive care unit
  - Comparative in vitro activity of tigecycline according to carbapenem resistance of different sequential clones of Acinetobacter baumannii in bacteraemic critically ill patients
Naveiro-Soneira J. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in a community hospital and the impact of a nursing home opening in its influence area
Nayman Alpat S. - Case report: Granulicatella elegans causing native valve endocarditis
Nazarbekova M. - Reappearance of CCHF and other tick-borne arboviruses in the Syrdarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Nazemallhoseini-mojarad E. - Prevalence of enteric parasites in people with and without gastrointestinal symptoms in Gonbad, Iran
Nazlican O. - Investigation of the gentamicin MIC values by e test method in the Gram-negative bacteria isolated from different clinic samples
Neal T. - Community-acquired pneumonia: doctors do not follow guidelines
Neal S. - Genotypic and phenotypic diversity of clinical Bordetella pertussis isolates in the UK from 1920 to 2005
Nechifor M. - Oral side effects of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients
  - Adverse reactions to imipenem therapy in adult patients with sepsis
  - Modification of cephalexin serum concentration by grapefruit juice co-administration in rats
Nedelcu D. - Virulence, pathogenicity, antibiotic resistance and plasmid profile of Escherichia coli strains isolated from drinking and recreational waters
  - Mechanisms of resistance in multiple-antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli strains isolated from drinking and recreational, salmaster waters
Neela V. - Molecular patterns of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in Malaysian carriers
Neggazi M. - Antimicrobial resistance patterns of Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in a hospital in Algiers, Algeria
Negri E. - Preventing healthcare-associated infections: the experience of a 3-year educational programme in the nursing homes of Trentino
Neher A. - Serological rapid test for discrimination between latent tuberculous infection and active tuberculosis
Neirami R. - Impact of latent and overt tuberculosis on HIV-infected patients in southern Iran
Nejati M. - Comparison among opsonic activity and serum bactericidal activity against Meningococci in rabbit sera from vaccines after immunisation with the Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A capsular polysaccharide-serogroup B outer membrane vesicle conjugate vaccine
  - Comparative studies of conjugated capsular polysaccharide of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A with outer membrane vesicle of N. meningitidis serogroup B
  - Evaluation of serum bactericidal activity specific for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A and B: effect of immunisation with N. meningitidis serogroup A polysaccharide and serogroup B outer membrane vesicle conjugate as a bivalent vaccine candidate
Nekrassova L. - The analysis Y. pestis strains from Kazakhstan and USA by PFGE method
  - Antibiotic susceptibility of Yersinia strains in Kazakhstan
Nelson C. - Activity of telavancin against Staphylococcus aureus isolates carrying the Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene in the ATLAS studies
Nemati K. - Frequency of proteinuria among HIV-infected patients
Nemec A. - Precise identification and phylogenetic relationships of major multi-resistant clones of Acinetobacter baumannii by multilocus sequence typing
Nemescu R. - Clinical and paraclinical aspects of tuberculous meningitis in a hospital of infectious diseases, Iasi, Romania
Nemli S. - Case report: Granulicatella elegans causing native valve endocarditis
Nemli S.A. - Risk of occupational infections due to occupational exposures in healthcare workers
Nemmati A. - Microbial and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns from patients with chronic otitis media in Ardebil, Iran
Neonakis I. - Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from ocular infections
  - Mycobacterium mucogenicum pulmonary infection in an immunocompromised patient
Nepka M. - Molecular epidemiology of VIM-1 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates
Neri S. - Evaluation of an automated sample preparation system (MDx) in combination with affigene CMV trender
Neri A. - Characterisation of the soluble domain of nitrite reductase from Neisseria meningitidis strains
Network Investigation & Surveillance - REA-RAISIN: National surveillance network of ICU-acquired infections, France, 2005
Network The Spanish Pneumococcal Infection Study - Systemic TNF-a production and severity of disease in severe pneumococcal pneumonia
Network the Spanish Pneumococcal Infection Study - Systemic inflammatory response and time from onset to hospital admission in severe pneumococcal pneumonia
Network Investigation & Surveillance - REA-RAISIN: microbiology of national surveillance network of ICU-acquired infections, France, 2005
Network Investigation & Surveillance - Surveillance of occupational blood and body fluids exposures
Neubauer H. - In vitro evaluation of hand-held test kits, immunofluorescence microscopy, ELISA, and flow cytometric analysis for the rapid presumptive identification of Yersinia pestis
Neverov A. - Internalin gene in natural atypically haemolytic Listeria innocua strains suggests descent from L. monocytogenes
Neves R. - Syphilis prevalence within a population of intravenous drug users in Lisbon, Portugal
Newman J. - In vitro and in vivo pharmacokinetics of 2-methylamino-benzodiazepines to treat Helicobacter pylori infections
Newton A. - Duration of exposure to a case of smear positive tuberculosis and rates of positive whole-blood interferon gamma test and tuberculin skin testing
Ngai A. - Efficacy and safety of caspofungin in solid organ transplant recipients
Nganga J.K. - DARC and MBL2 polymorphisms in Kenya
Nguyen T.T. - Biological fitness of fluoroquinolone-resistant invasive clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Nguyen P. - A multiplex microsphere-based assay for the simultaneous detection of C. parvum, E. histolytica and G. lamblia antigen in human faecal sample
Nguyen H. - Determination of caspofungin plasma concentrations in surgical intensive care unit patients
Nica M. - Genetic profiles of intestinal Escherichia coli isolates from Romanian subjects
Nicklas W. - Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated from laboratory animals and pets
Nicolás C. - Tuberculosis in the very old: a ten-year experience
  - Risk factors for polymicrobial blood stream infections of biliary origin
Nicolás J. - Relationship between the C3435T and G2677A/T single nucleotide polymorphisms of the P-glycoprotein in the mdr-1 gene and efavirenz plasma concentration in patients with HIV infection
Nicolau D. - Comparative dose studies of API-1252 and linezolid against hospital-acquired and community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a murine thigh model
Nicolau D.P. - Pharmacodynamic evaluation of 7 antimicrobials recommended for secondary peritonitis, including the novel agent tigecycline, using global resistance data
Nicolau D. - A pharmacodynamic analysis of resistance trends in pathogens from patients with infection in intensive care units in the USA between 1993 and 2004
  - Pharmacodynamic comparison of linezolid, teicoplanin, and vancomycin against clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase negative staphylococci collected from hospitals in Brazil
  - Optimal piperacillin/tazobactam dosing against Pseudomonas aeruginosa: prolonged or continuous infusion?
Nicoletti G. - In vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators against Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from severe infections in Italy
Nicolosi V. - In vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators against Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from severe infections in Italy
Nicolosi D. - In vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators against Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from severe infections in Italy
Nicosia A. - Comparison of three different diagnostic tests for HCV-RNA viral load: Cobas Amplicor Monitor HCV 2.0, Versant b-DNA HCV 3.0, and Cobas TaqMan HCV
Nidermajer S. - Influence of newer fluoroquinolones on phagocytosis and killing of Candida albicans by human polymorphonuclear neutrophils
Niebuur R. - Mycobacterium szulgai causes tuberculosis-like disease in Zambia
Niedzwiadek J. - Colonisation by resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis strains in patients qualified for routine vascular reconstructions
Nielsen H. - Magnitude of bacteraemia predicts one-year mortality
Nielsen H.L. - Nineteen cases of Actinobaculum schaalii identified in Viborg County, Denmark
Nielsen H.V. - The prevalence of Dientamoeba fragilis infection in patients with suspected enteroparasitic disease in Denmark
Nielsen E.M. - Recurrent cases of Escherichia coli bacteraemia in the county of Funen, Denmark in 1996–2001
Nielsen A. - Beta-lactam alone compared to b-lactam-macrolide combination therapy for community-acquired pneumonia: prospective, observational study using a propensity score
Niemi P. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of Peptostreptococcus anaerobius and Peptostreptococcus stomatis
Niesters H.G.M. - Improvements in the molecular detection of pathogens through participation in international external quality assessment schemes
Nieuwenhuis M.K. - Elimination of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in healthcare workers of a burn centre: effect on incidence of S. aureus of burn wound colonisation
Nijssen S. - Performance of the GeneXpert® system for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus including the non-typeable clone from animal origin
Nika E. - Laboratory investigation of acute otitis media in children
Niki Y. - The first nationwide surveillance of bacterial respiratory pathogens conducted by the Japanese Society of Chemotherapy
  - Evaluation of clinical dosage of gatifloxacin for respiratory tract infections in elderly patients
Nikokar I. - Evaluation of cellular immune response against purified antigen 85 in patients with tuberculosis
Nikolaides P. - Factors correlated with adherence to HAART: a multicentre study from an HIV-infected Greek population
Nikolaou S. - High occurrence of staphylococcal toxins among S. aureus isolated from children with cystic fibrosis
Nikolaou H. - Reduced rates of vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonisation after implementation of infection control measures
Nikolaou M. - Pharmacodynamics of gentamicin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa: modelling bacterial response to drug-selective pressures
Nikolaou S. - Extrapulmonary mycobacteria isolations
  - Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) in Athens
Nikolic S. - Clinical forms of neurocysticercosis – Our experience
Nikolova M. - Occurrence of CTX-M-3 extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Salmonella Brandenburg in Bulgaria
Nikulin A. - A single-tube real-time PCR and melting-curve analysis for detection and characterisation of TEM-type extended-spectrum b-lactamases
  - Epidemiological surveillance and characterisation of TEM-, SHV-, and CTX-M-type ESBLs in Russian nosocomial strains of Enterobacteriaceae using real-time PCR and melting-curve analysis techniques
Nilgate S. - Significance of Streptococcusbovis biotype II/2 bacteraemia in patients with chronic liver diseases
  - Brucellosis in Thailand: emerging and enigmatic
Nilratanakul V. - Presence of dengue virus genome in the bone marrow of asymptomatic adults in a dengue-hyperendemic country: implication for complicated dengue pathogenesis
Nilsson M. - The situation of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in the last years in Iran
Nimptsch A. - Antimicrobial activity of apidaecin peptides
Niniou I. - Epidemiologic study of paediatric bacterial meningitis in Greece (1998–2006)
Nioti E. - Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from ocular infections
Nisalak A. - Survival of dengue virus in the urine of acutely-infected patients – implications for pathogenesis and for a possible unrecognized mode of transmission for an arthropod-borne virus
  - Presence of dengue virus genome in the bone marrow of asymptomatic adults in a dengue-hyperendemic country: implication for complicated dengue pathogenesis
Nishiura H. - Estimation of the incubation period for pandemic influenza during 1918–19
Nitsche-Schmitz P.D. - Pathogenicity of viridans streptococci in three murine in vivo models
Nitsche-Schmitz P. - Identification and antimicrobial susceptibility of viridans streptococci isolated from blood cultures in Leipzig, Germany
Niwinska A. - Colonisation by resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis strains in patients qualified for routine vascular reconstructions
Nizam M. - Report of multicentre outbreak of Buffalopox virus infection in burn units, Karachi, Pakistan
Nizovtseva N. - Comparison of quality of drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by absolute concentration method and BACTEC 460
Njambi Z. - Spectrum of gastrointestinal infections among 420 cases in population without regular access to drinking water in Kenya
  - Point prevalence study of the spectrum of infectious diseases and antimicrobial drugs use in homogeneous slum population of Mukuru in Nairobi
Noeckler K. - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of antimicrobial resistance in Turkish Salmonella infantis isolates from chicken and minced meat
Noel G. - Characteristics of complicated skin and skin structure infections due to staphylococci and the presence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin
  - Pharmacokinetics of ceftobiprole following single and multiple intravenous infusions administered to healthy subjects
  - QT/QTc assessment of ceftobiprole in a single-dose study
  - Regional variation in Panton-Valentine leukocidin positivity smong S. aureus isolates in complicated skin and skin structure infections
Noel A. - The activity of mecillinam vs Enterobacteriaceae resistant to 3rd-generation cephalosporins in Bristol, UK
Noguchi M. - Effects of education on the importance of blood cultures by an infection control team: experience in two community hospitals, Kyoto, Japan
Nogueira J. - Comparative in vitro activity of tigecycline according to carbapenem resistance of different sequential clones of Acinetobacter baumannii in bacteraemic critically ill patients
Nogueira C. - Human metapneumovirus in paediatric viral respiratory infections
Nogueira J. - Influence of doxycycline resistance on outcome in Acinetobacter baumannii bacteraemia in an intensive care unit
Nohlmans-Paulssen M. - Environmental decontamination of an intensive care unit to control outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative rods using hydrogen peroxide vapour
Noll I. - Phenotypical expression of extended spectrum b-lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae: prevalence in 3 university hospitals in Germany, 2003–2006 and implications for screening
Nolla J.M. - Long-term clinical and radiological (MRI) outcome of abscess-associated spontaneous pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis under conservative management
Nolte C.C.M. - Succesful control of Clostridium difficile type 027 outbreak by cohort isolation of infected patients
Nomanpour B. - Genomic diversity of Leishmania parasites isolated by RAPD-PCR
Nonhoff C. - Comparison of three chromogenic media for rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from screening swabs in hospitalised patients
  - Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides in Belgian hospitals: results of a multicentre survey
  - In vitro activity of ceftobiprole, dalbavancin and tigecycline against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from hospitalised patients in Belgium
  - Characterisation of SCCmec type of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from hospitalised patients admitted in Belgian hospitals
Nonkovic Z. - Characterisation of PER-1 extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing P. aeruginosa clinical isolates from Hungary and Serbia
Nonnenmacher C. - Quantification of Clostridium difficile by real-time PCR in hospital environmental samples
Nooney L. - Mycograb increases Candida sensitivity to fluconazole in vitro
  - Identification of hsp90 in Cryptococcus neoformans and examination of the effect of Mycograb® on hsp90 gene expression in cells exposed to various stress factors
Noordzij J.G. - A child with endocarditis due to Enterobacter cloacae responded to long-term antibiotic treatment without cardiac surgery
Noori-Daloii M. - Thermophilic helicase-dependent isothermal DNA amplification for molecular detection of Helicobacter pylori
  - Molecular detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by tHDA-ELISA DIG detection system
Nooritalab N. - Roles of uropathogenic Escherichia coli pili in pathogenesis of urinary tract infection
Nord C.E. - Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have higher numbers of anaerobic bacteria in the intestine compared to healthy subjects
Nord C. - Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Stockholm with increased genetic diversity
Nord C.E. - Isotretinoin treatment in acne vulgaris has no influence on the incidence of antibiotic-resistant Propionibacterium acnes
Nordal E. - Febrile neutropenia in children with cancer; a retrospective Norwegian multicentre study
Nordby T.M. - Assessing Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation in a cohort of healthy volunteers
Nordmann P. - Explosive emergence of CTX-M-15 extended-spectrum b-lactamase in Enterobacteriaceae in Kuwait
  - Nosocomial outbreak of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium at a Turkish University Hospital
  - Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates producing the carbapenem-hydrolysing oxacillinase OXA-97 (OXA-58-like) in a university hospital in Tunisia
  - Worldwide dissemination of expanded-spectrum b-lactamase VEB-1 and quinolone resistance determinant QnrA1 through acquisition of IncA/C2 plasmids
  - A novel chromogenic medium for vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis detection
  - Updated qnr multiplex PCR-based technique: epidemiological survey of Qnr determinants in a collection of ESBL-producing enterobacterial isolates from Kuwait
  - Current resistance trends and mechanisms in Acinetobacter baumannii
  - Identification of CTX-M-type extended-spectrum b-lactamases in urine based on real-time PCR
  - Imported cases of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing OXA-23 carbapenemase in Belgium: characterisation and unusual loss of resistance
Nørgaard M. - First notification of positive blood cultures: can we rely on the Gram stain?
  - Is treatment with sulfamethizole before admission associated with poor outcome in bacteraemia patients? A Danish population-based cohort study
Norman C. - Sustained reduction of antibiotic use and low bacterial resistance. A ten-year follow-up of the Swedish Strama programme
Norman P. - A case of Ralstonia paucula septicaemia in an intensive care patient following blood transfusion via a level-1 fast flow fluid warmer, successfully treated with meropenem
Normanno G. - Occurrence and enterotoxic characterisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from raw milk in southern Italy
Noro G. - Preventing healthcare-associated infections: the experience of a 3-year educational programme in the nursing homes of Trentino
Noronha C. - Genetic analysis of high- and low-level Mupirocin-resistant MRSA isolated in Kuwaiti hospitals
Norouzian Shamasbi D. - Immunological evaluation of Vi-CPS-BSA conjugate of Salmonella typhi
Norris S.J. - Sequencing of Treponema pallidum ssp. pertenue Samoa D genome
  - Comparative genomics of closely related treponemal strains
Norström M. - The first identification of an extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli from Norwegian livestock
  - Antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococcus intermedius from dogs in Norway
  - Experiences and results from the surveillance programme of resistance in feed, food and animals in Norway (NORM-VET) 2000–2005
Northwood J. - In vitro activity of retapamulin, a novel pleuromutilin, against Staphylococcus spp. (n = 1413) and Streptococcus pyogenes (n = 503) from 26 European centres
  - Macrolide efflux pumps mef(E) and mef(I) detected in clinical isolates of S. pyogenes isolated from PROTEKT 1999–2005 and PROTEKT US 1999–2004
  - The activity of NXL101 against fluoroquinolone-resistant clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus
Northwood J.G.E. - Macrolide resistance by ribosomal mutation detected in clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from PROTEKT, 2000–2005
Northwood J. - The activity of NXL101 against community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Norton S.E. - In vitro activity of SS734, a novel fluoroquinolone, against pathogens associated with bacterial conjunctivitis
  - Bactericidal activity of SS734, a novel fluoroquinolone, against pathogens associated with bacterial conjunctivitis
Notas G. - Antimicrobial susceptibility among clinical isolates of Haemophilus influenzae in a tertiary hospital in Greece
Notermans D.W. - Risk factors, including antibiotic use, at hospital level for outbreaks with Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027
Noureddine M. - Joint implant infections in a general hospital
Nourouzian Shamasbi D. - Evaluation of serum bactericidal activity specific for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A and B: effect of immunisation with N. meningitidis serogroup A polysaccharide and serogroup B outer membrane vesicle conjugate as a bivalent vaccine candidate
  - Comparison among opsonic activity and serum bactericidal activity against Meningococci in rabbit sera from vaccines after immunisation with the Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A capsular polysaccharide-serogroup B outer membrane vesicle conjugate vaccine
  - Comparative studies of conjugated capsular polysaccharide of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A with outer membrane vesicle of N. meningitidis serogroup B
Novais A. - International dissemination of extended-spectrum b-lactamase TEM-24 among Enterobacteriaceae species is caused by spread of both epidemic IncA/C2 plasmid and strains
Novais C. - Multi-drug resistant enterococci among Portuguese swine after growth promoter ban
Novais A. - Ceftazidime resistance evolution in ESBLs belonging to CTX-M-1 cluster (CTX-M-1, CTX-M-3, CTX-M-10) in a hypermutator background
  - Prevalence of faecal carriage of metallo-b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Spanish hospital
  - Genetic diversity of SHV-12 producing isolates from the community and nosocomial settings (Madrid, Spain)
Novais C. - Interhospital dissemination of glycopeptide resistance among enterococcal clinical isolates from Portugal is associated to spread of epidemic pMG1-like plasmids carrying diverse Tn1546 variants
Novak A. - Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a university hospital, Split, Croatia
Novelli A. - Can pharmacokinetic–pharmacodynamic parameters drive dosing regimens that are less vulnerable to resistance? Pro
Novoa-Rodríguez S. - Assessment of liver cirrhosis by elastography in HCV/HIV co-infected patients
Nowak P. - The frequency of production of metallo-b-lactamases by hospital carbapenem resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains
Nowosiad M. - 5-year study of resistance, serotype and genetic diversity of resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated in West Pomerania region of Poland
Ntavlouros P. - Procalcitonin as a parameter for the early recognition of severe bacterial infections
Ntziora F. - Matching criteria in case-control studies in postoperative infections
  - Candida albicans versus non-albicans bloodstream infection in critically ill patients: differences in risk factors and outcome
Nübel U. - Community MRSA ST8 (``USA300'') has arrived in Central Europe
Nucci M. - Efficacy of micafungin in patients with deep, invasive Candida infections
  - Micafungin versus caspofungin in patients with invasive candidiasis or candidaemia: a Phase III, randomised, double-blind, parallel group, non-inferiority study
  - A review of the safety of micafungin compared with liposomal amphotericin B in a large, phase III trial in patients with invasive candidiasis and candidaemia
  - An analysis of the efficacy of micafungin in Candida infections caused by non-albicansCandida species in phase III trials
Nucleo E. - Resident OXA-51-like carbapenemases in Acinetobacter baumannii: a useful marker for genotyping?
  - Dissemination of a CMY-16 producing clone of P. mirabilis in long-term care and rehabilitation facilities of northern Italy
  - Negative correlation between biofilm formation and antibiotic sensitivity in clinical isolates of clonally related Acinetobacter baumannii
  - Detection of CTX-M-14 b-lactamase in Escherichia coli from a long-term care and rehabilitation facility in northern Italy
Nuding S. - Flow-cytometric assay to detect group B streptococci in vaginal swabs
  - Different antimicrobial activity of beta defensins and colonic biopsy extracts against aerobic and anaerobic bacterial strains of the gastrointestinal tract
Nunes S.F. - In vitro biofilm-forming ability and antimicrobial resistance of enterococci from intensive and extensive farming boilers
Nunes A. - Rapid variations in the macrolide resistance frequency, phenotypes and clones of group A streptococci from pharyngeal colonisation and infections, 2000 to 2006
Nunes S.F. - Antimicrobial resistance patterns and genotypes of Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus dysgalactiae ssp. dysgalactiae from bovine mastitis in Portuguese dairy farms
Nunes A. - Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes and infection rates in Lisbon, 1991–2005
Nurk A. - Probiotic influence of Bacillus smithii TBMI 12 against Clostridiumdifficile infection in mice and hamster model
  - Bacillus smithii TBMI12 spores as a potential competitive exclusion agent against Salmonella enteritidis
Nurzynska G. - Emergence of a new epidemic Clostridium difficile strain (ribotype 017) resistant to newer fluoroquinolones in Poland
Nwane P. - Trend in malaria vector resistance or susceptibility to insecticides in Cameroon
Nye K. - Isolation of quinolone-resistant CTX-M-producing Escherichia coli from raw chicken meat sold in retail outlets in the West Midlands, UK
  - Molecular epidemiology and typing of CTX-M extended-spectrum