Author Index

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Uçkay I. - A low nurse-to-patient ratio is an independent risk factor for late-onset VAP
  - Reduction of healthcare-associated infection rates in a Swiss university hospital following hand hygiene promotion
Udo E. - Genetic analysis of high- and low-level Mupirocin-resistant MRSA isolated in Kuwaiti hospitals
Udovic T. - Protein profile determination of Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii isolated from skin and cerebrospinal fluid
Ueda K. - The relationship between the antibody titre of Chlamydophila pneumoniae and clinical presentation, in patients with respiratory tract symptoms
Uh Y. - Epidemiology and genotypes of plasmid-mediated AmpC b-lactamase produced by clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae in Korea
Uhercik L. - 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
Uherkova L. - Molecular and serologic evidence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in dogs in the Czech Republic
Ulanova T. - Immunoreactivity studies on synthetic peptides deriving from variable domain IV of Chlamydia trachomatis major outer membrane protein
  - New enzyme immunoassay ``DS-EIA-HIV-AG-SCREEN'' for early diagnostics of HIV infection
  - Differences of immunoreactivity of selected antigenic epitope of tick-borne encephalitis virus envelope protein gE modelled by different variants of recombinant fusion proteins
  - Seroprevalence and genotyping of Varicella zoster virus strains in the Russian Federation
Ulger F. - Protein Z, other natural anticoagulan and procalcitonin levels in adult patients with sepsis
  - Are our mobile phones clean?
Ullberg M. - Evaluation of the VITEK® 2 system for testing of Gram-negative bacilli directly from BacT/Alert Fan blood cultures
Ullmann A.J. - Efficacy of micafungin in patients with deep, invasive Candida infections
  - 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
Ullmann A. - Prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III trial on voriconazole as primary antifungal prophylaxis during induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukaemia
Ulloa F. - Oncogenic human papillomavirus type distribution by L1 and E6/E7 sequencing
Ulqinaku D. - Epidemiological and clinical features of a hepatitis A outbreak among adults in Albania
Ulusoy S. - Changes in antibacterial resistance patterns in Staphylococcus aureus strains which are related to microbiologically confirmed nosocomial bacteraemia in a tertiary care educational hospital in Turkey
  - Evaluation of the knowledge of hospital cleaning staff about prevention of nosocomial infections
  - In vitro activity of fosfomycin tromethamine and linezolid against clinical vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolates
  - Moxifloxacin versus ampicillin+gentamicin in the therapy of experimental Listeria monocytogenes meningitis
Umbrasko D. - Antibiotic consumption in three hospitals, Latvia, 2005
Umeh O. - Treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections: doripenem versus meropenem
Umurzakov S. - Reappearance of CCHF and other tick-borne arboviruses in the Syrdarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Unal S. - Comparison of BD Phoenix Automated System and Etest to broth microdilution method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of multiple resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp.
  - Molecular characterisation of hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Turkish university hospital
Uncu H. - In vitro antibacterial activity of tigecycline in comparison with doxycycline, ciprofloxacin and rifampin against Brucella species
  - Performance of MRSA ID chromogenic medium for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus directly from blood cultures and clinical specimens
Unda F. - Comparison of different culture media and growth conditions for the recognition of Arcanobacterium haemolyticum
  - Arcanobacterium haemolyticum as a cause of pharyngotonsillitis in Santander (Spain): incidence, clinical features and antimicrobial susceptibility
Underwood A. - Complete nucleotide sequence of pEK499, a multidrug-resistance plasmid from the UK's most prevalent Escherichia coli strain with CTX-M-15 b-lactamase
Undre N. - Itraconazole does not affect the pharmacokinetics of micafungin (FK463)
  - Amphotericin B does not affect the pharmacokinetics of micafungin (FK463)
Ungureanu V. - Antimicrobial resistance in strains isolated in 2005 by Romanian National Sentinel System for Nosocomial Infections Surveillance
Ungvari E. - Characterisation of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated in a tertiary care hospital in the United Arab Emirates
units surveillance networks - Changes in healthcare-associated infection rates in French maternity units from 1997 to 2003
Unzaga M. - Epidemiology of Haemophylus influenzae and meningococcal invasive diseases in a Spanish hospital (1987–2006)
Unzaga J. - Time to positivity in blood cultures of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: possible correlation with the source of infection
Unzaga M. - Genotype MTBDR assay for rapid detection of rifampin and isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates
Unzaga J. - Is there any relation between time to positivity in blood cultures and source of infection in patients with Enterococcus spp. bacteraemia?
  - Utility and clinical impact on the reported aetiology of a urinary antigen-detection test for Streptococcus pneumoniae in community-acquired pneumonia at the emergency department
Upton M. - Analysis of mixed microbial species in clinically relevant biofilms using denaturing HPLC
  - The effect of Staphylococcus epidermidis culture supernatants on the biofilm density of other S. epidermidis strains
  - Use of FTA paper and PCR for detection of bacterial DNA in clinical swabs
Uramatsu M. - The role of interleukin-1 during Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia in compromised host
Urbán-Reyes M. - Salmonella ability to use B-lymphocytes as a reservoir is due to overcoming bactericidal mechanisms, in addition to inability to produce inflammatory cytokines
Urbaskova P. - Molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae associated with paediatric invasive disease in the Czech Republic
  - Molecular characterisation of penicillin non-susceptible invasive strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae prevalent in the Czech Republic
Urruzuno P. - Primary and secondary resistance to metronidazole and clarithromycin in Spanish Helicobacter pylori clinical isolates obtained from children
Ursi D. - Comparison of NucliSens easyMAG and Qiagen nucleic acid extraction using screening broths for the detection of MRSA
  - Plasma is to be preferred above whole blood for automated nucleic acid extraction using the Nuclisens EasyMag system (Biomérieux)
Ursic V. - Comparison of two commercial multiplex and two commercial single PCR Kits for detection of atypical pathogens causing pneumonia
  - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage in patients discharged from a teaching hospital in endemic area
Usein C. - Genetic profiles of intestinal Escherichia coli isolates from Romanian subjects
Uslan D. - Permanent pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator-related infective endocarditis
Usluer G. - Risk of occupational infections due to occupational exposures in healthcare workers
  - In vitro activity of tigecycline against pathogens from Turkey – T.E.S.T. Program 2006
  - Case report: Granulicatella elegans causing native valve endocarditis
Üstün H. - Aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index for the evaluation of fibrosis in chronic viral hepatitis
Ustun C. - Serum copper and zinc levels in patients with brucellosis
Uysal E.B. - Antibiotic resistance of enterococci isolated from blood cultures during 2003–2006
Uysal G. - Serum bactericidal antibody titres against serogroup C meningococci in Turkish children: serological basis of the need for conjugated meningococcal vaccine
Uzakova G. - Rapid detection of multidrug-resistant and heteroresistant tuberculosis in one day using the new molecular-biological test Genotype MTBDRTM