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Vaarno J. - New immunometric concept for rapid MRSA screening without pure-culture
Vacheva R. - Touchdown PCR as a tool for improved detection of invasive candidosis
Vafakulov S. - Serological evidence of hantavirus and arbovirus infections among acute febrile patients in Uzbekistan
Vafiadis G. - Serum adiponectin in chronic hepatitis C and B
Vagiakou E. - The panhellenic study on the antimicrobial susceptibility of community-acquired uropathogens: preliminary data report
  - Co-existence of Clostridium difficile and vancomycin-resistant enterococci in stool samples, in a tertiary hospital in Greece, during a one-year period
  - Isolation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes in a tertiary hospital in Greece
  - Report of the susceptibility pattern and toxigenicity of Clostridium difficile strains isolated from patients in a tertiary hospital in Greece during four years
Vágvölgyi C. - Aspergillus keratomycosis at an eye hospital in south India: a retrospective study
Vahaboglu H. - Comparison of oral ribavirin treatment in Crimean–Congo haemorrhagic fever: a historical cohort study in Turkey
Vaillant V. - New concerns with human brucellosis in France in the beginning of the 3rd millenium
Vainio A. - Recent trends in epidemiology of MRSA in Finland
  - An outbreak of pneumonia caused by S. pneumoniae at a military training facility in Finland in 2006
Vainumäe I. - Clonality and presence of antibiotic resistance genes of E. coli isolated in recurrent urinary tract infections
Vaki I. - Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 is involved in the pathogenesis of experimental sepsis by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Valachovic M. - Enhancement of yeast susceptibility to antifungals
Valadas E. - Role of an interferon-gamma based assay (T-SPOT®.TB) for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in routine clinical practice
  - Cardiovascular risk evaluation in HIV-infected adults
Valderrey C. - Plasmid analysis and location of the OXA-40 carbapenemase gene in multidrug-resistant endemic clones of Acinetobacter baumannii
  - Carbapenem resistance among clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii from hospitals in Cochabamba, Bolivia
Valdés M. - The hospital admission decision for patients with community-acquired pneumonia; factors in low-risk PORT-score categories associated with hospitalisation: would low risk for death have applied in case of outpatients care?
Valdes O. - Myocarditis heart failure associated with Adenovirus infection
Valdés M. - Simpler criteria to assess mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
Valdizan E. - 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
Valeanu 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
Valencia E. - Infective endocarditis: descriptive analysis of 102 consecutive cases. Influences of human immunodeficiency virus infection in clinical evolution
  - Aetiology of withdrawal lopinavir/ritonavir in a group of HIV-infected patients and evolution of subjects changed to other treatments in a simplification strategy
Valentín A. - In vitro activity of amphotericin B and anidulafungin against Candida albicans biofilms
  - Ten years of Candida glabrata and C. krusei fungaemia: epidemiology and susceptibility patterns in a tertiary-care hospital
Valentin A. - New antiprotozoal drugs refered as antimicrotubular haloacetamidobenzoates
Valentín A. - Killing kinetics of caspofungin and anidulafungin against Candidakrusei
Valentiner-Branth P. - Potential impact of pneumococcal vaccination in Denmark
Valentini P. - A CA-MRSA strain with decreased vancomycin susceptibility as a cause of serious invasive infection in an immunocompetent adolescent
Valenza G. - Evaluation of the new VITEK 2 NH identification card
Vali L. - Comparison of Acinetobacter baumannii from human and animal isolates by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in Scotland
  - A two-year study of antibiotic resistance in Enterococci isolated from food, abattoirs and farms in Scotland and its link to hospital-acquired infections
  - Reduced efficacy of chlorhexidine against clinical MRSA residues compared to standard strains
Valinteliene R. - European surveillance of ICU-acquired infections (HELICS-ICU), 2004–2005: ICU-acquired pneumonia
  - Population approach to antibiotic use for children in Lithuania
  - Attitudes, beliefs and knowledge concerning antibiotic use and self-medication: a comparative European study
Valle M. - European Antimicrobial Susceptibility Surveillance in Animals (EASSA): Results (2002/2003) for enteric bacteria from healthy cattle, pigs and chickens from 8 countries
Vallecillo G. - Tuberculosis in the area of Barcelona: the increasing influence of immigration
Vallejo G. - A real-time PCR protocol to detect Neisseria meningitidis in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues
Vallejo P. - Effect of human albumin physiological concentrations on the in vitro bactericidal activity of daptomycin vs. vancomycin Cmax concentrations against Gram-positive isolates exhibiting the main resistance phenotypes
Vallejos Y. - Increasing resistance to quinolones and expanded-spectrum cephalosporins in commensal Escherichia coli from children living in urban areas of Latin America: a report from the ANTRES research project
Vallely P. - Amplification and sequencing of a 190bp segment containing nucleotide 6240 from prototype human papillomavirus16 L1 gene and 10 clinical isolates from the UK
Valleron A.J. - Transmission potential of Chikungunya fever in a two-wave epidemic in Reunion Island
Vallés J. - Risk factors for inadequate antimicrobial treatment in patients with bloodstream infection
  - Prospective, randomised trial of three antiseptic solutions for prevention of central venous or arterial catheter colonisation in intensive care unit patients
Vallor A.C. - Efficacy of voriconazole versus anidulafungin alone and in combination in a guinea pig model of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis
Vally S. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from the lower respiratory tract: a cause for concern?
Valverde A. - Genetic diversity of SHV-12 producing isolates from the community and nosocomial settings (Madrid, Spain)
  - Prevalence of faecal carriage of metallo-b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Spanish hospital
  - In vitro activity of three echinocandins (caspofungin, micafungin and anidulafungin) against Aspergillus spp.
  - Learning from mistakes: Taq-polymerase contaminated with b-lactamase sequences provides false findings of Streptococcus pneumoniae containing TEM
Vamvakopoulou S. - Clonal analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis strains isolated from bloodstream infections in Greece
Vamvakoula K. - Use of intravenous catheters in a general hospital: results of a day-prevalence survey
van Agtmael M.A. - Quantification of Streptococcus pneumoniae DNA in blood samples from patients with invasive pneumococcal infection
  - Quantification of bacterial DNA during bacteraemia: a possible marker of severity of infection
Van Bambeke F. - Intracellular activity of daptomycin against methicillin-sensitive, methicillin-resistant and vancomycin-intermediate S. aureus
  - Aminoglycoside-induced apoptosis in cultured renal (LLC-PK1) and non-renal (J774 macrophages) cells: comparison between gentamicin and amikacin
  - Extracellular and intracellular activities of quinupristin-dalfopristin (Synercid) against Staphylococcus aureus, with different resistant phenotypes (MSSA, MRSA, VISA)
  - Ciprofloxacin and doxorubicin are substrates of different multidrug resistance-related proteins efflux transporters in J774 macrophages
  - Comparative activity of moxifloxacin vs. trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, cloxacillin, linezolid, clindamycin, and ciprofloxacin against intracellular methicillin-sensitive and community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus
  - Inhibitors and activator of the P-glycoprotein (P gp) efflux pump modulate the accumulation of daptomycin (DAP) in THP-1 macrophages and its intracellular activity towards Staphylococcus aureus
  - Prevalence of Mex-mediated resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia in 4 Belgian hospitals
van Belkum A. - Survey of Clostridium difficile infection and faecal lactoferrin in Polish paediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease
  - Emergence of a new epidemic Clostridium difficile strain (ribotype 017) resistant to newer fluoroquinolones in Poland
van Buitenen C. - Successful reduction of the use of intravenous ciprofloxacin using a simple protocol
van de Beek D. - A risk score for unfavourable outcome in adults with bacterial meningitis
van de Sande N. - Pseudomonas aeruginosa resistance rates in association with level of hospital care: data from the EARSS
van de Sande-Bruinsma N. - Multidrug-resistance among invasive Klebsiella pneumoniae in Europe in 2005, the first full year of EARSS reporting
  - Antimicrobial resistance within Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from eastern and southern Mediterranean countries
  - Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the southern and eastern Mediterranean – final results from the ARMed project
  - Prevalence of multiple-resistant Escherichia coli strains in southern and eastern Mediterranean countries
  - EARSS results: S. pneumoniae resistance related to serogroups?
  - Is the ratio of associated Escherichia coli resistance comparable over Europe?
Van De Vyvere M. - A pseudo-outbreak with Mycobacterium intracellulare
Van den Abeele A-M. - Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides in Belgian hospitals: results of a multicentre survey
van den Anker J.N. - Pharmacokinetics of penicillin G in infants with a gestational age of less than 32 weeks
van den Berg R. - Characterisation and management of healthcare onset Clostridiumdifficile associated diarrhoea in a hyperendemic region in Germany
Van den Broek I. - SCCmec type and epidemiological characteristics of MRSA isolates in the Netherlands
van den Broek P.J. - Emergence of carbepenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a Bulgarian university hospital
van den Broek R. - Uniformity of antibiotic prophylaxis in surgical procedures is associated with improvement of timing
van den Brule A. - HBV DNA extraction from serum using the NucliSENS easyMAG platform
van den Hof S. - Risk factors, including antibiotic use, at hospital level for outbreaks with Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027
van den Wijngaert S. - Prevention of perinatal GBS infections: impact of ChromID® StreptoB, a new chromogenic medium on suscpetibility testing
Van den Wijngaert S. - Evaluation of three commercial assays for the detection of Giardia and Cryptosporidium organisms in stool specimens
van der Eijk A. - Pharmacokinetic profiles in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with high-dose pegylated interferon
van der Giessen J. - Is Echinococcus multilocularis increasing in prevalence in the Western European border line?
Van der Kelen on behalf of the SAR consortium G. - Attitudes, beliefs and knowledge concerning antibiotic use and self-medication: a comparative European study
van der Kooi T. - Risk factors, including antibiotic use, at hospital level for outbreaks with Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027
van der Lee H.L. - Circulating Candida antibodies precede invasive candidiasis in patients with haematological malignancy
van der Linden M. - Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated from laboratory animals and pets
  - Characterisation of fluoroquinolone non-susceptible clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Germany: 1992–2005
Van der Linden C. - Comparative study of the instrument robustness of automated blood culture devices: BD BacTecTM versus bioMérieux BacT/AlertTM
van der Linden M. - Epidemiology of invasive Streptococcus pyogenes infections in Germany
  - Regional differences in pneumococcal serotype distribution in Germany
  - Population structure of Spanish mef-PCR positive Streptococcus pneumoniae clinical isolates
van der Linden P. - Using directed graphs for examining transitions in antibiotic usage
Van Der Meeren O. - Efficacy and safety of voriconazole in real-life setting in Belgium: results from the Voribel-1 trial
van der Reijden T.J.K. - Emergence of carbepenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a Bulgarian university hospital
van der Valk P. - Role of ``atypical'' respiratory pathogens in patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
van der Velden S. - Nationwide increase of invasive ampicillin resistant Enterococcus faecium in the Netherlands
van der Wiel M. - Incidence density of highly resistant Gram-negative bacteria in a Dutch hospital
van Deursen P.B.H. - Highly efficient extraction of pathogen DNA from stool using the NucliSENS easyMAGTM specific A 1.0.2 protocol
van Deursen P. - HBV DNA extraction from serum using the NucliSENS easyMAG platform
van Dijk H. - Modification of a haemolytic assay for the measurement of functional human mannose-binding lectin by classical pathway inhibition
Van Eldere J. - Streptococcus pneumoniae clonal relationships over time in isolates from Belgian provinces bordering countries with low and high levels of antibiotic resistance
  - Influence of mutations in genes of the sigma B operon on Staphylococcus epidermidis in vitro and in vivo biofilm formation
  - Effect of Fe and glucose on the glycolysis and gluconeogenesis in biofilm-associated Staphylococcus epidermidis
  - Extended evalution of the NucliSens easyMAG sytem (BioMérieux) for automated extraction of microbiological DNA/RNA
  - Multicentre surveillance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa susceptibility patterns in nosocomial infections
  - Presence of a pneumococcus-like capsulation locus in viridans group streptococci
  - Clonal relationships of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates harbouring multiple antibiotic resistance from Belgium
Van Ert M. - Molecular diversity of Bacillus anthracis in Kazakhstan
van Gemert-Pijnen J. - Differences in the molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the Dutch–German EUREGIO MRSA-net Twente/Münsterland
van Gennip M. - Virulence and biofilm formation of non-mucoid and mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains in cystic fibrosis: an animal study
van Hannen E.J. - Low functional levels of mannose-binding lectin despite normal genotypes in Legionella pneumophila pneumonia
  - Coding and non-coding polymorphisms in the lectin pathway activator L-ficolin gene in 188 Dutch blood bank donors
  - Pathogen-related association of mannose-binding lectin deficiency with community-acquired pneumonia
van Hattum P. - Uniformity of antibiotic prophylaxis in surgical procedures is associated with improvement of timing
  - Successful reduction of the use of intravenous ciprofloxacin using a simple protocol
van Hees B. - Optimising use of ciprofloxacin in a large teaching hospital: sustained effect of a prospective intervention study
Van Hoovels L. - Real time PCR for monitoring herpes simplex virus load in tracheal aspirates of intensive care unit patients
van Ingen J. - Larger scale transmission of and isoniazid-resistant/rifampicin intermediate-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain
  - VNTR typing as the next gold standard in the molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis
van Keulen P. - Increase of pig- and calf-related MRSA in a Dutch hospital
  - Comparative evaluation of the VITEK 2, disk diffusion, E-test, and agar dilution susceptibility testing methods for colistin in clinical isolates (including heteroresistant E. cloacae and A. baumannii strains)
Van Laethem Y. - Prevalence of Mex-mediated resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia in 4 Belgian hospitals
Van Leer C.C. - Detection of zygomycete-specific biological markers in BAL fluid of patients with suspected invasive fungal infection
van Leeuwen W. - Emergence of a new epidemic Clostridium difficile strain (ribotype 017) resistant to newer fluoroquinolones in Poland
van Lieshout L. - The prevalence of Clostridium difficile toxin as a cause of acute or chronic diarrhoea in a high HIV prevalence population in sub-Saharan Africa
van Loo I. - SCCmec type and epidemiological characteristics of MRSA isolates in the Netherlands
van Loon A. - Mortality and hospitalisations related to influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in the Netherlands
van Loon A.M. - Improvements in the molecular detection of pathogens through participation in international external quality assessment schemes
van Loon A. - Modelling performances of quality control for molecular diagnostics participants in Enterovirus programmes over time
Van Meensel B. - Evaluation of a new combined hepatitis C antigen/antibody assay for routine HCV testing of patient samples
Van Merle S. - QTc measurements during a placebo- and actively controlled multiple dose study of two different dosing regimens of isavuconazole
van Nes A. - Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in veterinarians: an international view
van Oosterhout J.J. - No evidence for hypoadrenalism as a cause of early mortality in a high HIV/TB prevalence population starting anti-tuberculosis treatment in Malawi
van Oostveen D. - Diabetes increases relapses and recurrences of acute urinary tract infections in adult women but does not evoke a difference in the pattern of antibiotic prescriptions in primary care
Van Ranst M. - Evaluation of a new combined hepatitis C antigen/antibody assay for routine HCV testing of patient samples
Van Renterghem L. - Evaluation of five commercial screening assays and two commercial immunoblots for the serological diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis
van Rijen M. - Increase of pig- and calf-related MRSA in a Dutch hospital
van Slochteren K. - Comparison of a molecular screening method with traditional culture for the detection of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter jejuni in faeces
  - Comparison of PCR-Reverse Line Blot analysis and traditional culture of dermatophytes in clinical samples
van Slochteren K.R. - Direct detection of bacterial DNA in clinical samples; evaluating a 4½ year period of sample collection and analysis
van Soolingen D. - VNTR typing as the next gold standard in the molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis
  - Larger scale transmission of and isoniazid-resistant/rifampicin intermediate-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain
  - Mycobacterium szulgai causes tuberculosis-like disease in Zambia
van Strijen E. - Emergence of carbepenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a Bulgarian university hospital
van Tonder C. - Assessing the biological efficacy and rate of recontamination following hydrogen peroxide vapour decontamination
van Velzen-Blad H. - Modification of a haemolytic assay for the measurement of functional human mannose-binding lectin by classical pathway inhibition
  - Pathogen-related association of mannose-binding lectin deficiency with community-acquired pneumonia
  - Low functional levels of mannose-binding lectin despite normal genotypes in Legionella pneumophila pneumonia
  - Coding and non-coding polymorphisms in the lectin pathway activator L-ficolin gene in 188 Dutch blood bank donors
Van Voorden S. - Role of Toll-like receptor 2 in immunomodulation by lactobacilli
van Wijk P.T.L. - Improving handling of blood exposure incidents: a 3-year prospective study
van Zanten E. - Direct detection of bacterial DNA in clinical samples; evaluating a 4½ year period of sample collection and analysis
  - Comparison of PCR-Reverse Line Blot analysis and traditional culture of dermatophytes in clinical samples
  - Comparison of a molecular screening method with traditional culture for the detection of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter jejuni in faeces
van Zanten A. - Environmental decontamination of an intensive care unit to control outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative rods using hydrogen peroxide vapour
Van Zeebroeck A. - Discrepant antimicrobial susceptibility data: an important quality tool for the microbiological laboratory?
Vandenberg O. - Evaluation of three commercial assays for the detection of Giardia and Cryptosporidium organisms in stool specimens
Vandenbroucke-Grauls C.M.J.E. - Quantification of bacterial DNA during bacteraemia: a possible marker of severity of infection
  - Performance of the GeneXpert® system for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus including the non-typeable clone from animal origin
  - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from animal origin are recognized by IDI-MRSA PCR
  - Quantification of Streptococcus pneumoniae DNA in blood samples from patients with invasive pneumococcal infection
Vandenesch F. - Global epidemiology of CA-MRSA
  - Clinical and microbiological features of 55 cases of staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome in France
  - Usefulness of analysis of the Vbeta repertoire of T cells for the early diagnosis of staphylococcal and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome
  - Heteregeneous but higher adhesive properties of hospital-acquired MRSA Lyon clone isolates in comparison to MSSA isolates
Vanderschueren S. - Risk factors for infective endocarditis and outcome of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
  - PET-CT scan in patients with infective endocarditis for early detection of embolisation and metastatic infection
Vandoorslaer K. - Isolation of Microbacterium species in a case of dialysis-associated peritonitis
Vaneldere J. - In vitro activity of temocillin and other antimicrobial agents against extended-spectrum-b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolated from patients hospitalised in Belgian intensive care units
Vankeerberghen A. - Pitfalls in molecular detection of human respiratory syncitial virus
  - Real time PCR for monitoring herpes simplex virus load in tracheal aspirates of intensive care unit patients
Vankerckhoven V. - Comparison of selective media for the detection and enumeration of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria from human faecal samples
  - Role of Toll-like receptor 2 in immunomodulation by lactobacilli
Vankova O. - Seroprevalence and genotyping of Varicella zoster virus strains in the Russian Federation
Vanpellicom J. - A pseudo-outbreak with Mycobacterium intracellulare
Vantarakis A. - Use of an AFLP technique for the discrimination of source (human or animal) of E. coli
Vanwynsberghe T. - Emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae with an AmpC and blaSHV-11 in a Belgian hospital
Varani S. - Comparison of real-time PCR and blood culture for the diagnosis of bloodstream infections in onco-haematologic patients: microbiological and clinical assessment
Vardakas K.Z. - Infectious complications of monoclonal antibodies used in cancer therapy
Vardakas K. - Acinetobacter infections: a growing threat for critically ill patients
Vardakas K.Z. - Linezolid versus a glycopeptide or b-lactam for treatment of Gram-positive bacterial infections: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Varela J. - Transmission of Pneumocystis jirovecii from the grandparent immunocompetent carriers to his susceptible granddaughter
Varela J.M. - Pulmonary surfactant-associated protein alterations in subjects colonised by Pneumocystis jirovecii with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia
Varela J. - Association between systemic inflammation and Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Varesi P. - Epidemiology and molecular characterisation of clinical isolates of Escherichia coli producing extended-spectrum b-lactamases from Rome, Italy
Varetto S. - Whole blood real-time PCR for cytomegalovirus DNA quantification: analysis of PCR data and pp65 antigen test in a cohort of solid-organ transplant recipients
Varga J. - Aspergillus keratomycosis at an eye hospital in south India: a retrospective study
Varma-Basil M. - Rapid detection of rifampin resistance mutations in clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Dot-Blot hybridisation assay
Varnier O. - Typing and distribution of HCV strains in South Italy (Apulia region) by a cost-effective direct sequencing test
Varsamis E. - Are procalcitonin and C-reactive protein accurate prognostic markers in sepsis?
Varzakakos I. - Laboratory investigation of acute otitis media in children
  - Serological investigation of bacterial and viral pathogens in children
  - Evaluation of Haemophilus influenzae isolates from children with respiratory tract infections
Vasallo F.J. - Oncogenic human papillomavirus type distribution by L1 and E6/E7 sequencing
Vasantha N. - Analysis of essential gene changes in MRSA and non-MRSA strains inhibited by methanolic extract correlated to membrane permeabilising peptide
Vasdeki A. - blaOXA-58 gene is overexpressed and contributes to the carbapenem heteroresistance in Acinetobacter baumannii
Vatandoost H. - Serology and immunological study on the infectivity of host animals and ticks (Ixodidae, Argasidae) to CCHF virus in Ardabil Province, Iran
Vatopoulos A. - Carbapenemase producing clinical isolates among non-fermenting bacteria from a tertiary hospital
  - Resistance pattern of community-acquired S. aureus infections in children
Vatopoulos A.C. - Antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli urinary isolates from primary care patients in Greece
Vatopoulos A. - Study of an outbreak of imipenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in the intensive care unit of a Greek hospital
  - Isolation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes in a tertiary hospital in Greece
Vaudaux P. - A teicoplanin-resistant mutant of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus exhibits increased uptake and improved survival in non-professional phagocytes
Vaughan D. - Comparative dose studies of API-1252 and linezolid against hospital-acquired and community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a murine thigh model
  - In vitro activity of API-1252, a novel anti-staphylococcal agent, against 100 genotypically unique Staphylococcus aureus strains
Vayssié F. - Performance evaluation of VIDIA HIV DUO, a new automated immunoassay test for the qualitative HIV antigen/antibodies detection in serum and plasma human samples
Vazquez J. - Three years of universal molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis in Almeria (Spain), a setting with a high proportion of TB in immigrants
Vázquez M. - Invasive infections due to Haemophilus influenzae in paediatrics
Vazquez P. - Risk factors for polymicrobial blood stream infections of biliary origin
Vázquez J.A. - Host susceptibility to accute community-acquired bacterial meningitis: multicentre study of genetic markers
  - Community-acquired Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in adults
  - Utility of the Gen-Probe amplified MTD test for the tuberculosis diagnosis in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded histologic specimens
vd Lubbe P.A. - Tenosynovitis caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
Veauvy M. - New antiprotozoal drugs refered as antimicrotubular haloacetamidobenzoates
Vecchia L. - Fusobacterium necrophorum severe sepsis associated with Lemierre's syndrome and pulmonary metastatic septic embolisation
Veenendaal D. - Successful combat against Clostridium difficile PCR-ribotype 027 at a regional outbreak from 2003–2006 in the Netherlands
Vehreschild J. - Prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III trial on voriconazole as primary antifungal prophylaxis during induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukaemia
Velasco C. - Role of the pentapeptidic proteins from Gram-positive bacteria as a possible source of Qnr-like quinolone resistance determinants
Velayati A. - Frequency of proteinuria among HIV-infected patients
Velayati A.A. - Risk factors for human brucellosis in Iran: a case–control study
Velegraki A. - Broth microdilution, Etest and disk diffusion methods for Trichosporon asahii susceptibility testing against established and new antifungal agents
Velegraki M. - Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in HIV-negative patients
Velegraki A. - Trichosporon asahii in hospitalised patients
  - Isolation of Cryptococcus humicolus from an immunocompromised HIV-negative patient
  - Disseminated infection with Fusarium solani in an infant with congenital acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Velganova M. - 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
Velinov T. - Bulgarian Surveillance Tracking Antimicrobial Resistance – BulSTAR: bloodstream infections in 2005
  - Species distribution in bloodstream isolates of Candida species in Bulgaria and their susceptibility to antifungal agents
Venet C. - Value of early serum assay for dosage adjustment of vancomycin in continuous infusion
Venier A. - Antimicrobial consumption and resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from 47 French hospitals
Ventosilla P. - Two immunological test to diagnostic Carrion's disease (bartonellosis) in patients of endemic areas in Peru
Venturelli C. - Bloodstream infections complicating orthotopic liver transplant: comparison between the recipients from cadaver and living donors
Verberg C.M.F. - Succesful control of Clostridium difficile type 027 outbreak by cohort isolation of infected patients
Verbrugh H.A. - Increase of Simpson's diversity index parallels the control of a major regional MRSA outbreak in the Netherlands
  - Elimination of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in healthcare workers of a burn centre: effect on incidence of S. aureus of burn wound colonisation
  - Evaluation of the 3M Rapid Detect Staph aureus: an in vitro diagnostic device for direct detection of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation
Vercauteren E. - Evaluation of 4 chromogenic media for detection and identification of clinically relevant yeasts
Verdaguer R. - Legionnaires' disease in solid-organ transplant recipients revisited
  - Community-acquired pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: incidence, risk factors, and outcome
Verduyn Lunel F.M. - Circulating Candida antibodies precede invasive candidiasis in patients with haematological malignancy
Vereschagina S. - Bacteraemia and fungaemia in haematologic patients
Vereshchagin V. - A new mass-spectrometric approach to antibacterial susceptibility testing
Vergalle K. - Impact on viral pathogen yield of the absence of cells in nasopharyngeal aspirate specimens
Vergara M. - Dispersin B therapy of Staphylococcus aureus experimental port-related bloodstream infection
Vergi M. - Antimicrobial activity of tigecycline and daptomycin against Gram-positive cocci: a multicentre study in Greek hospitals
Vergu E. - Transmission potential of Chikungunya fever in a two-wave epidemic in Reunion Island
Verhaegen J. - Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides in Belgian hospitals: results of a multicentre survey
  - In vitro activity of temocillin and other antimicrobial agents against extended-spectrum-b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolated from patients hospitalised in Belgian intensive care units
  - Risk factors for infective endocarditis and outcome of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
Verheij on behalf of ESPRIT T. - Validation and optimisation of a prediction rule for hospitalisation or death from lower respiratory tract infections in elderly patients in primary care
Verhoef J. - Evaluation of MLVA and spa-typing as a rapid method for studying relationships of human and bovine Staphylococcus aureus
  - Quantifying the relationship between Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia and Staphylococcus aureus bacteriuria
Verhoeven A. - HBV DNA extraction from serum using the NucliSENS easyMAG platform
Verhoeven F. - Differences in the molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the Dutch–German EUREGIO MRSA-net Twente/Münsterland
Verhulst C. - Low prevalence of non-typable methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in meat products in the Netherlands
Verkeulen P.H.J. - Low prevalence of non-typable methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in meat products in the Netherlands
Vermeersch P. - Evaluation of a new combined hepatitis C antigen/antibody assay for routine HCV testing of patient samples
Vernaz N. - Epidemiology trends of candidaemia in an adult intensive care unit in a teaching hospital
Vernikos P. - Bloodstream infections due to Klebsiella pneumoniae in an intensive care unit in Greece: susceptibility patterns and clinical characteristics
Verra C. - Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of bacterial isolates in neonatal blood-stream infections
  - Epidemiology and antibiotic resistance of bacterial isolates from patients with bacteraemia in an intensive care unit
Verschraegen G. - Prevalence of extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriacae isolates at two Belgian hospitals: a descriptive study
Verschueren M. - A pseudo-outbreak with Mycobacterium intracellulare
Verschueren E. - Extended evalution of the NucliSens easyMAG sytem (BioMérieux) for automated extraction of microbiological DNA/RNA
Vervaeke M. - Is Echinococcus multilocularis increasing in prevalence in the Western European border line?
Verweij P.E. - Detection of zygomycete-specific biological markers in BAL fluid of patients with suspected invasive fungal infection
Verweij P. - In vitro activity of isavuconazole (BAL4815) compared with seven other antifungal agents against 309 prospectively collected clinical Candida isolates from the Netherlands
Verweij P.E. - Circulating Candida antibodies precede invasive candidiasis in patients with haematological malignancy
Vescia N. - Association between oral candidiasis and immunity level in a population of drug addicts in a centre for prevention and treatment of drug addictions in Rome, Italy
Veselov A. - Gram-positive bacteraemia due to Enterococcus spp. in Russian intensive care units: results of a 2-year surveillance
Vesga J.F. - Antiretrovirals adverse reactions from a prospective HIV/AIDS cohort study in Bogotá, Colombia
Vetra J. - Bacterial colonisation of original synthesized biomaterials in in vivo examinations
Veziris N. - Evaluation of a new version of the ``RT-TB'' triplex real-time PCR assay for the rapid diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in clinical samples
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Vianelli N. - Comparison of real-time PCR and blood culture for the diagnosis of bloodstream infections in onco-haematologic patients: microbiological and clinical assessment
Vibornova I. - Mycotic peritonitis in Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Viciana I. - Multiresistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa serogroup O:12 outbreak in an intensive care unit
Vicioso D. - Effect of the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on invasive disease produced by Streptococcus pneumoniae
Victor T. - Characterisation of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Johannesburg, South Africa, by spoligotyping
Vidal L. - Empirical antifungal therapy in febrile neutropenic patients – systematic review
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Vidal F. - Efficacy and safety of tenofovir, abacavir and efavirenz in treatment-naïve patients: 48-week results (The ABATE Trial)
Viegas S. - Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes and infection rates in Lisbon, 1991–2005
Viget N. - Incidence, reasons, and risk factors for hospital admissions in patients starting their clinical management in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy
Vigliani G. - Comparison of clinical outcomes in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia and endocarditis presenting with or without systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Vignolo M. - Longitudinal evaluation of the prevalence of insulin resistance in a cohort of HIV vertically-infected children and adolescents
Vijaylakshmi K. - VIM-2 metallo-b-lactamase emerges in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from India
Viksna L. - Current trends in echinococcosis in Latvia
Vila J. - Multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli mutants selected with diazepam or lomefloxacin overexpressing soxS, sdiA, acrAB, TolC and PBP3
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Vilela C.L. - In vitro biofilm-forming ability and antimicrobial resistance of enterococci from intensive and extensive farming boilers
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Villa L. - Worldwide dissemination of expanded-spectrum b-lactamase VEB-1 and quinolone resistance determinant QnrA1 through acquisition of IncA/C2 plasmids
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Villagran A. - Increasing resistance to quinolones and expanded-spectrum cephalosporins in commensal Escherichia coli from children living in urban areas of Latin America: a report from the ANTRES research project
Villamil-Cajoto I. - Septicaemia secondary to Vibrio vulnificus
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Villano U. - Different frequency of N-myc2 activation in liver tumours from male and female woodchucks chronically infected by WHV
Villar M. - Two immunological test to diagnostic Carrion's disease (bartonellosis) in patients of endemic areas in Peru
Viloria L. - Microbiological aspects of a Streptococcus pyogenes outbreak causing invasive disease in children attending a day care centre in Cantabria, Spain
Vincent A. - Changes in healthcare-associated infection rates in French maternity units from 1997 to 2003
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Vindel A. - Present situation of antimicrobial resistance of Staphylococcus in Spain: Sixth Nationwide Prevalence Study and the in vitro activity of new antimicrobial agents
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Vinga S. - clfB typing in Staphylococcus aureus: online database for display, clustering analysis and storage of clfB DNA sequences
Vinodh H. - VIM-2 metallo-b-lactamase emerges in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from India
Virga N. - Echinococcus cyst of liver and lung in animal models treated by radio-frequency thermal ablation. An ex vivo pilot experimental study
Virk A. - Propionibacterium acnes endocarditis
Virolainen A. - An outbreak of pneumonia caused by S. pneumoniae at a military training facility in Finland in 2006
Visca P. - Susceptibility to tigecycline among multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates
Viscoli C. - Therapeutical aspects and predictors of outcome for HIV/HCV co-infected patients treated with pegylated interferon plus ribavirin. Survey in an Italian university hospital
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Visscher I. - Telavancin inhibits peptidoglycan biosynthesis through preferential targeting of transglycosylation: evidence for a multivalent interaction between telavancin and lipid II
Vital C. - Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of CTX-M extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in a Portuguese university hospital
Vitali L. - Detection of phage-associated virulence/resistance genes in induced prophages of Streptococcuspyogenes clinical isolates
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Vitti D. - Occurrence of metallo-b-lactamases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates resistant to carbapenems
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Viudes A. - Killing kinetics of caspofungin and anidulafungin against Candidakrusei
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Viver J. - Evaluation of two new tests for the detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool specimens
Vizzini G. - Echinococcus cyst of liver and lung in animal models treated by radio-frequency thermal ablation. An ex vivo pilot experimental study
Vlachou M. - Anaerobic microbiology of peritoneal cavity specimens in childhood
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Vlahova N. - Occurrence of CTX-M-3 extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Salmonella Brandenburg in Bulgaria
Vlaspolder F. - Effectiveness of the antibiotic policy by bed-side consultation
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Vlastari H. - Physician adherence to pneumonia guidelines regarding initial regimen choice
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Vogel U. - EpiScanGIS: a geographical information system for laboratory surveillance of meningococcal disease in Germany
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Vogel M. - Streptococcus agalactiae invasion of human brain microvascular endothelial cells is promoted by the laminin-binding protein
Vogels W.H.M. - Elimination of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in healthcare workers of a burn centre: effect on incidence of S. aureus of burn wound colonisation
Vogiatzi E. - The panhellenic study on the antimicrobial susceptibility of community-acquired uropathogens: preliminary data report
Vohra P. - Identification of a mating-type region in the opportunistic fungus Pneumocystis carinii
Voiko R. - A nosocomial outbreak due to Serratia marcescens in a West-Tallinn hospital
Voinea C. - Visceral leishmaniasis cases in Romania
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Voiriot P. - QTc measurements during a placebo- and actively controlled multiple dose study of two different dosing regimens of isavuconazole
Volkov A. - Community respiratory virus infections in patients with haematological malignancies
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Volokhov D. - Internalin gene in natural atypically haemolytic Listeria innocua strains suggests descent from L. monocytogenes
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Vonberg R. - Special challenges in C. difficile infection control
Voorn G.P. - Pathogen-related association of mannose-binding lectin deficiency with community-acquired pneumonia
Voravuthikunchai S.P. - Screening for medicinal plants with broad spectrum of antibacterial activity
Vormoor H.J. - Liposomal amphotericin B followed by voriconazole for secondary antifungal prophylaxis in paediatric allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell recipients
Vorobieva E. - Development of novel recombinant group B streptococcal vaccine based on surface expressed polypeptides
Vorobieva V. - Clinical urinary tract isolates of Enterobacteriaceae in the Arkhangelsk region, Russian Federation: antimicrobial resistance profiles and characterisation of ESBL-strains
Vos M.C. - Evaluation of the 3M Rapid Detect Staph aureus: an in vitro diagnostic device for direct detection of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation
Voskuyl R.A. - The influence of uterine contractions during labour on the pharmacokinetics of intravenously administered amoxicillin
Voss A. - Evaluation of cefoxitin disks to detect methicillin-resistant coagulase negative staphylococci
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Vostrov S. - Comparative pharmacodynamics of telavancin and vancomycin with Staphylococcus aureus: multiple-dose simulations using an in vitro dynamic model
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Votava M. - Biofilm formation in non-C. albicans yeasts isolated from blood cultures
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Vougas K. - A proteomics approach to understanding the pathogenesis mechanisms of the obligate intracellular pathogen Coxiella burnetii
Vouillamoz J. - Development of glycopeptide-intermediate resistance by Staphylococcus aureus leads to attenuated infectivity in a rat model of endocarditis
Vourli S. - Isolation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes in a tertiary hospital in Greece
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Vourtsi A. - In vitro activity of tigecycline against linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus cohnii ssp. urealiticum clinical isolates
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Voutsinas D. - The panhellenic study on the antimicrobial susceptibility of community-acquired uropathogens: preliminary data report
Voyatzi A. - Evaluation of Haemophilus influenzae isolates from children with respiratory tract infections
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V-p Amiri M. - Molecular detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by tHDA-ELISA DIG detection system
Vranes J. - Escherichia coli virulence factors in chronic bacterial prostatitis
Vreede R.W. - Usefulness of C6 peptide antibody assay in early localised Lyme borreliosis
Vremera T. - Resistance to antibiotics in coagulase-negative staphylococci in an infectious diseases hospital, Iasi, Romania
Vrioni G. - Serologic diagnosis of human brucellosis using Wright, Rose Bengal, Brucellacapt and Elisa tests in a nonendemic area in Greece
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Vris A. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus producing Panton-Valentine leukocidin: a cause of acute osteomyelitis in children
Vrolijk J. - Pharmacokinetic profiles in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with high-dose pegylated interferon
Vuksanovic V. - VITEK diagnostics of Enterococcus species in urine samples
Vuku[scaron]ic I. - Outpatient antibiotic utilisation in the city of Zagreb in 2005
Vullo V. - Choleracafe: an e-learning instrument for professionals involved in international health promotion in the fields of communicable disease prevention, surveillance and treatment
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Vuopio-Varkila J. - Recent trends in epidemiology of MRSA in Finland
Vuopio-Varkila for the Strep-EURO group J. - Risk factors for invasive group A streptococcal infections in Europe
Vuttiopas S. - Associated factors and viral DNA in isolated hepatitis B core antibody group among healthcare workers
Vydrzalova M. - Occurrence of Mycoplasma hominis in amniotic fluid of pregnant women
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Vyse A. - Susceptibility to rubella in females born 1996–2003: a potential congenital rubella syndrome iceberg?
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