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Wachtel D. - In vitro–in vivo clearance correlation of EDP-420, clarithromycin and telithromycin
Wadula J. - Comparison of antifungal susceptibility test methods for yeasts using broth microdilution, EtestTM and Fungitest
  - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from the lower respiratory tract: a cause for concern?
Wagenknecht A. - Impact of pretravel medical consultation on behaviour and health status of travellers
Wagenlehner F. - Treatment options in nosocomial urosepsis
  - Concentrations of moxifloxacin (400 mg) in prostatic secretions and ejaculate after a single oral dose in healthy volunteers
Wagner K. - Mandatory strain sampling programme for Clostridium difficile in English NHS acute hospitals: experience from surveillance in 2005 and options for future implementation
Wagner M. - Comparative molecular analysis of veterinary, dairy, and clinical Staphylococcus aureus isolates by spa typing and amplification of the mecA and the PVL genes
Wagner K. - Enhanced surveillance of MRSA bacteraemia in English hospitals: comparison of risk factors in patients with community onset bacteraemia with cases whose onset was in hospital
Wagner J. - Development of resistance toward macrolides in oropharyngeal streptococci after administration of azithromycin SR or clarithromycin XL in comparison to a control group
Wagner D. - Relapses versus reactions in multibacillary leprosy: proposal of new relapse criteria
Wagner U. - Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Austria: prevalence and clinical features
Wagner-Eibel U. - Antibiotic resistance of community-acquired urinary tract infections in south-east Austria. Emergence of E. coli producing extended-spectrum b-lactamase
Wahl R. - Epidemiology of invasive Streptococcus pyogenes infections in Germany
Waindi E.N. - Genotypic analysis of human Salmonella typhimurium strains from western Kenya
Waitumbi J.N. - DARC and MBL2 polymorphisms in Kenya
Waiwarawut J. - Diverse dermatologic manifestations in HIV-infected patients after highly active antiretroviral therapy
Walker D. - Comparison of Acinetobacter baumannii from human and animal isolates by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in Scotland
Walker N. - Brodies abscess: a diagnostic dilemma
Walker D.J. - A two-year study of antibiotic resistance in Enterococci isolated from food, abattoirs and farms in Scotland and its link to hospital-acquired infections
Wallace P. - Improvements in the molecular detection of pathogens through participation in international external quality assessment schemes
  - Statistical modelling of the performance of nucleic acid amplification technologies in clinical diagnostic applied to quality control for molecular diagnostics hepatitis B virus programmes
  - Modelling performances of quality control for molecular diagnostics participants in Enterovirus programmes over time
Wallon M. - Delayed maturation of toxoplasma immunoglobulin G avidity in pregnant women: impact of spiramycin treatment and gestational age
Walsh T. - Occurrence and diversity of genetic resistance determinants among Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates in Aveiro, Portugal
Walsh P.A. - Bactericidal activity of SS734, a novel fluoroquinolone, against pathogens associated with bacterial conjunctivitis
Walsh T. - Common region as a source of spread and expression of antibiotic resistance genes
Walsh M. - Evaluation of the increase rate of MRSA detection using enrichment
  - Comparison of chromogenic agar in the detection of MRSA
Walsh F. - Direct comparison of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and multilocus sequence typing
Walsh T.R. - VIM-2 metallo-b-lactamases genes found in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp. from Russia and associated with unusual integrons
  - VIM-2 metallo-b-lactamase emerges in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from India
  - The first metallo-b-lactamase producing clinical isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Norway
  - Genotypic characterisation of Norwegian Escherichia coli clinical isolates with an AmpC-resistance profile
  - Diverse metallo-b-lactamases and integron gene cassette arrays in Pseudomonas spp. and Enterobacter cloacae isolates from Warsaw, Poland
Walters L.J. - Moraxella catarrhalis susceptibility testing; development of a CLSI disc diffusion method
Wang T.Y. - Susceptibility of various b-lactams to the inoculum effect
Wang C.J. - Development of hybridomas secreted Streptococcus suis 2 serotype-specific monoclone antibody
Wang J.-L. - Predictive value of C-reactive protein and procalcitonin for bacteraemia in adult community-acquired infection
Wang C-H. - Presence of plasmid pA15 correlates with prevalence of constitutive MLSB resistance in group A Streptococci isolates at a university hospital in southern Taiwan
Wang L.-Y. - A new type of TT virus in eastern Taiwanese indigenes
Wang Y. - Analysis of AtheNA Multi-Lyte HIV-1 Test for confirmation of HIV-1 infection
Wang S. - The severity of Streptococcus pyogenes infections in children is significantly associated with plasma levels of inflammatory cytokines
Wang C.J. - Cloning and purification of a sortase-like protein in Streptococcus suis type 2
Wang G. - Preclinical pharmacokinetics and interspecies scaling of EDP-420, a first-in-class bicyclolide
Wang L-F. - Wildlife hosts of SARS-coronavirus and related viruses
Wang X. - Characterisation of bacterial isolates colonising urinary tract catheters
Wang J.Y. - Prediction of the tuberculosis reinfection rate from the local incidence
Wanger A. - Validation of Etest for susceptibility testing of moulds with posaconazole
Wannet W.J.B. - Increase of Simpson's diversity index parallels the control of a major regional MRSA outbreak in the Netherlands
Wardak S. - Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among Polish Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli strains isolated from humans and chicken meat
Wareham D. - Activity of tigecycline versus carbapenem-resistant strains of Acinetobacter spp.
Warn P.A. - Dose response in neutropenic mice with disseminated infection of multiple strains of Aspergillus fumigatus with widely varying MIC and MFC values treated with isavuconazole
  - In vivo efficacy of the triazole BAL8557 against disseminated Candida albicans in mice assessed by survival and tissue burden in temporarily and persistently neutropenic mice treated with 1–7 doses of drug over a dose range of 20–80% of Emax
Warner M. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of Nocardia spp. – experience in England and Wales
  - The ACME-associated arcA gene occurs in diverse strain types of MRSA in England and Wales
  - Community-associated MRSA clone encoding toxic shock syndrome toxin 1 (TSST-1) in England
  - Prevalence of an epidemic ESBL-producing Escherichia coli strain in LTCFs in Belfast
Warnke P. - Antimicrobial effect of antibacterial essential oils and three common antiseptic products
Warren R. - Characterisation of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Johannesburg, South Africa, by spoligotyping
  - Isolation of quinolone-resistant CTX-M-producing Escherichia coli from raw chicken meat sold in retail outlets in the West Midlands, UK
Warris A. - A child with endocarditis due to Enterobacter cloacae responded to long-term antibiotic treatment without cardiac surgery
Wasek-Buko M. - Serum chemokin RANTES as a immunological indicator of early-onset neonatal sepsis
  - Nosocomial meningitis in the NICU population: perinatal risk factors, aetiology and outcome
Wasinska E. - Susceptibility of Candida spp. clinical isolates to antifungal drugs
Waskin H. - Assessment of electrocardiograms and garenoxacin plasma concentrations from subjects with acute bacterial infections
Wasseem R. - Ten-year surveillance of antimicrobial susceptibility of community-acquired uropathogens in northern Israel
Wassenberg M.W.M. - Performance of the GeneXpert® system for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus including the non-typeable clone from animal origin
Wassenberg D. - A comparative study for the determination of IgG avidity during a toxoplasmosis infection in pregnancy
Wassmer G. - Prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III trial on voriconazole as primary antifungal prophylaxis during induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukaemia
Watanabe A. - The first nationwide surveillance of bacterial respiratory pathogens conducted by the Japanese Society of Chemotherapy
  - Study of oral Garenoxacin in Japanese patients with secondary infection of chronic respiratory diseases and penetration into sputum
Watson A. - The prevalence of Clostridium difficile toxin as a cause of acute or chronic diarrhoea in a high HIV prevalence population in sub-Saharan Africa
Watson E. - A prospective study of tigecycline susceptibility of bacteria isolated from complicated intra-abdominal as well as skin and soft tissue infections in a large UK hospital
Wattad M. - Effect of adequate empiric antibiotic therapy on survival of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
  - Risk factors and outcomes for persistent bacteraemia caused by Staphylococcus aureus
Watts T. - Control of an outbreak of an unusual ciprofloxacin-susceptible variant of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus EMRSA-15 on a neonatal unit
Webb J. - Proinflammatory effects of erythromycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin on human endothelial cells in vitro
Webb H. - A real-time PCR assay for detection of six common species of Candida from blood, validated in adult critically ill patients
Weber S. - Array-based typing of community- and healthcare associated MRSA and occurrence of epidemic strains in eastern Saxony
Weber P. - An epidemiological analysis of Streptococcus pneumoniae infection in outpatient acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis
Weber K. - Epidemiological aspects of Borrelia spielmanii from Germany with special respect to its genetic heterogeneity
Weber-Heynemann J. - Evaluation of partial rpoB and 16S rDNA sequencing for identification of Enterococcal species and the comparison to phenotypic methods
Weegink C.J. - Early prediction of response during high-dose interferon induction therapy in difficult-to-treat chronic hepatitis C patients
  - Similar early viral kinetics of hepatitis C virus genotypes 1 and 4
Wehkamp J. - Different antimicrobial activity of beta defensins and colonic biopsy extracts against aerobic and anaerobic bacterial strains of the gastrointestinal tract
Weidner W. - Concentrations of moxifloxacin (400 mg) in prostatic secretions and ejaculate after a single oral dose in healthy volunteers
Weigand M. - Determination of caspofungin plasma concentrations in surgical intensive care unit patients
Weigand M.A. - The economical impact of new anti-infective drugs on the drug budget of a surgical intensive care unit
Weigel L. - Comparative study for conjugative plasmids carrying CTX-M genes in Escherichia coli nosocomial isolates
Weil H-P. - Characterisation and management of healthcare onset Clostridiumdifficile associated diarrhoea in a hyperendemic region in Germany
Weil H.P. - High incidence of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea with a community onset in a hyperendemic region in Germany
Weiler S. - Pharmakokinetics of voriconazole in an intensive care unit patient with liver cirrhosis
Weinstock G.M. - Sequencing of Treponema pallidum ssp. pertenue Samoa D genome
  - Comparative genomics of closely related treponemal strains
Weintraub A. - Amoebae as a second host for Vibrio cholerae
Weisfelt M. - A risk score for unfavourable outcome in adults with bacterial meningitis
Weishaupt J. - Continuous stimulation of cerebral Toll-like receptor 9 by intraventricular CpG-DNA causes chronic inflammation, ependymal damage and deficits of memory function
Weiß M. - CMV reactivation and antiviral immune response in patients with septic shock
Weisser M. - Stratified treatment of respiratory syncycital virus in haematopoetic stem cell transplanted patients
Weizenegger M. - Evaluation of a rapid molecular dipstick assay for the direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in clinical specimens
Weldhagen G.F. - Diversity of bla-type genes in extended-spectrum b-lactamases producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains, isolated in 2003 and 2004 at a hospital in Pretoria, South Africa
Wellinghausen N. - Phenotypical expression of extended spectrum b-lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae: prevalence in 3 university hospitals in Germany, 2003–2006 and implications for screening
  - Detection of resistance to linezolid in Enterococcus spp. by fluorescence in situ hybridisation using locked nucleic acid probes
  - Evaluation of the Merlin MICRONAUT system for rapid direct susceptibility testing of Gram-positive cocci and Gram-negative bacilli from positive blood cultures
Welte T. - Biological fitness of fluoroquinolone-resistant invasive clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
  - Legionella spp. causing community-acquired pneumonia in Germany. Data from the Competence Network for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAPNETZ)
Wendelin I. - Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Austria: prevalence and clinical features
Wendt C. - Recognition of Staphylococcus aureus by plasmacytoid dendritic cells is species-specific but not related to alpha-toxin or protein A expression
Wenger A. - Double locus sequence typing, a new fast and unambiguous typing method to study the epidemiology of MRSA at a regional level
  - Double locus sequence typing a new high through put typing method for MRSA. Results from a 1.5-year surveillance in a university hospital
Wenzler-Roettele S. - Risk factor analysis of blood stream infection and pneumonia in neutropenic patients after peripheral blood stem-cell transplantation
Wernecke M. - Development and validation of a real-time PCR assay for the detection of group B Streptococcus in pregnant women
Werner G. - Molecular characterisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolated from German hospitals between 1991 and 2006 reveals differences in emergence and spread
  - Detection of resistance to linezolid in Enterococcus spp. by fluorescence in situ hybridisation using locked nucleic acid probes
Weskott G. - Activity of moxifloxacin and cefuroxime against MSSA in time-kill and in vitro PK/PD studies
  - QRDR mutations and efflux activity of 87 clinical S. pneumoniae isolates collected during the MOTIV Study (2004–2005)
West H. - Aminoglycosides, mortality and increase of serum-creatinine in patients with bacteraemia given appropriate empirical therapy. A Danish hospital-based cohort study
Westh H. - Characterisation of an MRSA clone in Denmark similar to USA300 in PFGE pattern but with different properties: a potential pitfall when identifying USA300 isolates
Weston G. - The activity of mecillinam vs Enterobacteriaceae resistant to 3rd-generation cephalosporins in Bristol, UK
Westphal G. - Development of resistance toward macrolides in oropharyngeal streptococci after administration of azithromycin SR or clarithromycin XL in comparison to a control group
Wexler D. - Pharmacokinetics of ceftobiprole following single and multiple intravenous infusions administered to healthy subjects
White L. - Where is MRSA in an intensive care unit and does it matter?
Whitehouse C.A. - Detection of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 from a freshwater lake near Tbilisi, Georgia: a potential source for disease
Whiting R. - Clinical outcomes of Clostridiumdifficile ribotype 027 infection versus other ribotypes at a UK hospital
Whittier S. - Tri-colour PNA FISH detection of five Candida species directly from positive blood culture bottles
  - Comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility tests for the detection of KPC-positive strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae
Whitworth E. - Rapid, sensitive and specific lateral-flow immunochromatographic device to measure antibodies to HSV-2 in serum and whole blood
Wiatrzyk A. - Immunogenicity of tetanus component in monovalent and combined vaccines
Widelski J. - Natural coumarins from the plants Seseli devenyense and Peucedanum luxurians as in vitro antibacterial agents
Widmer A. - Stratified treatment of respiratory syncycital virus in haematopoetic stem cell transplanted patients
Widmer A.F. - Extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Swiss university hospital: molecular characterisation and susceptibility to ertapenem
Widmer A. - Throat swabs are necessary to reliably detect carriers of Staphylococcus aureus
Widmer A.F. - First case of nosocomial Clostridium difficile toxinotype III, PCR-ribotype 027-associated disease in Switzerland
Wiertz E. - Role of Toll-like receptor 2 in immunomodulation by lactobacilli
Wiffen P.J. - Improving the evidence base for the effectiveness of Staphylococcal healthcare-associated infection interventions
Wiger K. - Febrile neutropenia in children with cancer; a retrospective Norwegian multicentre study
Wijdooghe M. - Fluoroquinolone-resistant group A Streptococcus in Belgium: first report of an emergence of high-level FQ resistance in Emm6 GAS
Wijkmans C. - Improving handling of blood exposure incidents: a 3-year prospective study
Wilbraham D. - Amphotericin B does not affect the pharmacokinetics of micafungin (FK463)
Wilcox M. - Special challenges in C. difficile infection control
  - Analysis of reports of Clostridium difficile infection in phase 2 and 3 studies of tigecycline
Wild U. - Evaluation of a rapid molecular dipstick assay for the direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in clinical specimens
Wilkinson P. - Carbapenem resistance in an epidemic CTX-M-15 b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli strain in the United Kingdom
Willems R. - Nationwide increase of invasive ampicillin resistant Enterococcus faecium in the Netherlands
  - Evaluation of a rapid test panel, the API Strep 20, the BD Phoenix and VITEK 2 automated instruments, and Raman spectroscopy for species identification of Enterococci
Willemse H. - In vitro susceptibility of Actinobaculum spp. isolated from urinary tract infections against nine antibiotics
Willemsen I. - Incidence density of highly resistant Gram-negative bacteria in a Dutch hospital
  - Strong association between ciprofloxacin use and ciprofloxacin resistance within a hospital
  - 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
Willert B. - Evaluation of real-time PCR based assays for the detection and quantitation of CMV DNA
Williams C. - Aspergillus fumigatus biofilms are refractory to antifungal challenge
Williams L. - Comparative activity of telavancin against Gram-positive pathogens using European and CLSI susceptibility testing methods
Williams C. - Infection risk for filamentous fungi in water in a paediatric haematology/oncology ward
Williams S.J. - Development of recombinant antibody therapeutics for the treatment of bacterial infections
Williams A. - The ability of a rapid PCR-based method to identify surgical patients colonised with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Williams L. - A comparison of the CLSI (formerly NCCLS), EUCAST and various EU country standard methods for the susceptibility testing of retapamulin, a novel pleuromutilin
  - In vitro activity of retapamulin, a novel pleuromutilin, against Staphylococcus spp. (n = 1413) and Streptococcus pyogenes (n = 503) from 26 European centres
Williams C. - On-site molecular typing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa as an adjunct to infection control in a paediatric cystic fibrosis centre
  - Use of the human albumin gene as an internal control for multiplex real-time PCR in bone marrow transplant patient routine screening
Williams-Diaz A. - Efficacy and safety of caspofungin in solid organ transplant recipients
Willinger B. - Changing pattern of candidaemia 2001–2005 and consumption of antifungal agents at a university hospital, Vienna
Willis S.A. - The Becton Dickinson ProbeTec ET system detects Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae from male ``self collected'' glans/urethral dry swab specimens thus advancing the potential for prevention and control through ``home collection''
Willke A. - Elimination of false negativity of internal amplification control in PCR assay
  - Analysis of IgG and IgM in patients pre-diagnosed with toxoplasmosis
  - Tularaemia outbreak due to consumption of natural spring water in Karamürsel, Turkey
Wilske B. - Epidemiological aspects of Borrelia spielmanii from Germany with special respect to its genetic heterogeneity
Wilson W. - Permanent pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator-related infective endocarditis
Wilson J. - The emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a major cause of surgical site infection in England
  - CURB65 may predict 30-day mortality in patients with bacteraemia
Wilson H.M. - Affect of length of hospitalisation on susceptibility patterns of Gram-negative bacilli isolated from intra-abdominal infections: SMART 2005
Wilson H. - Worldwide antimicrobial susceptibility patterns among E. coli isolated from intra-abdominal infections (IAI): results from SMART 2005
Wilson H.M. - Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of inducible Enterobacteriaceae isolated from intraabdominal infections in Europe: results from SMART 2005
Wilson S. - Comparison of culture and real-time PCR for point prevalence surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a large public teaching hospital
Wilson H. - ICU antimicrobial susceptibility rates among Gram-negative bacilli isolated from infections in the USA: results from ICU surveillance study 2005
Wilson J. - European surveillance of surgical site infections (HELICS-SSI), 2004–2005
Wilson T. - Antibiotic resistance among Gram-negative bacilli causing meningitis in an adult neurosurgical centre in Manchester, UK: implications for effective antibiotic therapy
Wiltink E. - Optimising use of ciprofloxacin in a large teaching hospital: sustained effect of a prospective intervention study
Wimmer F. - First fatal infection due to c-MRSA in Austria
Windau A. - Ceftobiprole activity and resistance patterns in staphylococcal isolates from a recent complicated skin and skin structure infection study
Winnepenninckx L. - A pseudo-outbreak with Mycobacterium intracellulare
Wintermans R. - Comparison of PCR-Reverse Line Blot analysis and traditional culture of dermatophytes in clinical samples
Winters M. - Successful reduction of the use of intravenous ciprofloxacin using a simple protocol
  - Uniformity of antibiotic prophylaxis in surgical procedures is associated with improvement of timing
Wirtz E. - Comparative efficacies of telavancin, vancomycin and linezolid in a rabbit model of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis
Wiseman S. - National Resource for Infection Control (www.nric.org.uk): meeting a need?
Wisplinghoff F. - Antimicrobial susceptibilities and prevalence of qnrA in UTI isolates from hospital and the community
Wisplinghoff H. - Antimicrobial susceptibilities and prevalence of qnrA in UTI isolates from hospital and the community
Wisselink G.J. - Direct detection of bacterial DNA in clinical samples; evaluating a 4½ year period of sample collection and analysis
Wisselink G. - Comparison of PCR-Reverse Line Blot analysis and traditional culture of dermatophytes in clinical samples
Witte W. - Large scale spa-typing of Staphylococcus aureus: a reference centre's view
  - Molecular characterisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolated from German hospitals between 1991 and 2006 reveals differences in emergence and spread
  - Detection of resistance to linezolid in Enterococcus spp. by fluorescence in situ hybridisation using locked nucleic acid probes
  - Spa sequence-based typing of MRSA starting directly from multiplex PCR for grouping of SCCmec elements
  - Evaluation of a rapid molecular dipstick assay for the direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in clinical specimens
  - Community MRSA ST8 (``USA300'') has arrived in Central Europe
Wittmer A. - Prevalence and diversity of bacteria in root-filled teeth associated with periradicular lesions
Wittwer M. - Rapid diagnosis of experimental meningitis by measuring bacterial heat flow in cerebrospinal fluid samples
  - Assessment of tryptophan metabolism and cytokine profile in cerebrospinal fluid samples from patients with bacterial meningitis
  - Profiling the acute inflammatory response to heat-killed menigococci and pneumococci in cerebrospinal fluid
  - Vitamin B6 attenuates cellular energy depletion and hippocampal apoptosis in experimental pneumococcal meningitis
Wlodarczyk D. - The frequency of production of metallo-b-lactamases by hospital carbapenem resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains
Wójcik-Fatla A. - Detection of antibodies to Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Lyme disease patients
  - Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia microti in Ixodes ricinus ticks collected from the Lublin region (eastern Poland)
Wolf T. - Comparison of clinical outcomes in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia and endocarditis presenting with or without systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Wölfel R. - Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies against flaviviruses in German soldiers
Wolff M. - Repeated lumbar puncture in patients with pneumococcal meningitis: practical or anxiolytic relevance?
Wolff for the Chilean AIDS Group M. - Immmune recovery in treatment-naïve patients under HAART according to baseline CD4 count: the Chilean AIDS Cohort (ChiAC) experience
Wolfhagen M. - Evaluation of a rapid test panel, the API Strep 20, the BD Phoenix and VITEK 2 automated instruments, and Raman spectroscopy for species identification of Enterococci
Wolinowska R. - Analysis of plasmids from multi-resistant and multi-plasmid clinical E. coli strain CZD1527
Wolschke C. - Successful treatment of a linezolid- and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium sepsis with daptomycin plus doxycycline in an allogenic stem cell transplant recipient
Wong S. - Penetration of telavancin into pulmonary epithelial lining fluid and alveolar macrophages
Wong B.H.L. - Molecular epidemiology, genotypes and recombination of coronavirus HKU1, a novel human coronavirus associated with respiratory tract infections
Wong K.S. - Association of proinflammatory cytokines with fibrinolytic enzymes and biochemical parameters in childhood infectious parapneumonic effusions
Woo P.C.Y. - Molecular epidemiology, genotypes and recombination of coronavirus HKU1, a novel human coronavirus associated with respiratory tract infections
Woo G.J. - Qnr prevalence and their association with orf513 in Enterobacter cloacae, Enterobacter aerogenes, Citrobacter freundii, and Serratia marcescens: a multicentre study from Korea
Woo P.C.Y. - Human bocavirus infections in children in Hong Kong
Woo S.Y. - Comparison of immunogenecity of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine with protein conjugate vaccine in Korean adults
Wood R. - High-dose amphotericin B with flucytosine for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in HIV: a randomised study
Wood M.E. - Assessing Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation in a cohort of healthy volunteers
  - A quantitative analysis of clincal nasal swab samples testing positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Evaluation of the 3M Rapid Detect Staph aureus: an in vitro diagnostic device for direct detection of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation
Woodford N. - Molecular epidemiology and typing of CTX-M extended-spectrum
  - Isolation of quinolone-resistant CTX-M-producing Escherichia coli from raw chicken meat sold in retail outlets in the West Midlands, UK
  - Carbapenem resistance in an epidemic CTX-M-15 b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli strain in the United Kingdom
  - Prevalence of an epidemic ESBL-producing Escherichia coli strain in LTCFs in Belfast
  - Complete nucleotide sequence of pEK499, a multidrug-resistance plasmid from the UK's most prevalent Escherichia coli strain with CTX-M-15 b-lactamase
Woodford on behalf of the Slovenian ESBL Study Group N. - Epidemiology of hospital-acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae producing CTX-M b-lactamases in Slovenia
Woodrow A. - Pandemic flu preparedness – role of antibiotics
Woodrum D. - Multi-centre evaluation of a new hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) assay on the family of Access® immunoassay systems
Woodward M. - Development of a rapid fluorescence assay in 96 well plate assay for multiple antibiotic resistant Salmonella typhimurium
Woodward M.J. - Denaturing high pressure liquid chromatography to detect changes in faecal flora of chickens
Woodward M. - Effect of multiple passages of S. typhimurium in the presence of disinfectants on susceptibility to antimicrobials, on persistence in the one-day-old chick model and efflux systems
Worthington T. - Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of micro-organisms present in excised human skin used for ex vivo assessment of topical antimicrobials
Woudenberg J.H.C. - Low prevalence of non-typable methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in meat products in the Netherlands
  - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from animal origin are recognized by IDI-MRSA PCR
Wouters Z. - Evaluation of 4 chromogenic media for detection and identification of clinically relevant yeasts
Woynarowski M. - Hepatitis B virus genotypes and the response to antiviral treatment in children with chronic hepatitis B
Wretlind B. - Pseudomonas aeruginosa utilises its type III secretion system to kill the free-living amoeba Acanthamoeba castellanii
Wrighton-Smith P. - Comparison of T-SPOT.TB and QuantiFERON-TB-Gold In Tube testing with regular tuberculin skin testing in a cohort of haemodialysis patients
Wróblewska M. - Alert pathogens in blood of haematological patients from 2004 through 2005
Wronski J. - Colonisation by resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis strains in patients qualified for routine vascular reconstructions
Wu H. - Inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates causing bacteraemia at a university hospital in southern Taiwan
Wu J. - Inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates causing bacteraemia at a university hospital in southern Taiwan
Wu F. - Tri-colour PNA FISH detection of five Candida species directly from positive blood culture bottles
Wu D. - Pandemic flu preparedness – role of antibiotics
Wu C. - Efficacy of micafungin in patients with deep, invasive Candida infections
Wu F. - Comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility tests for the detection of KPC-positive strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae
Wu T.L. - Molecular epidemiology of pandrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection at a university hospital in Taiwan
Wu H-M. - Presence of plasmid pA15 correlates with prevalence of constitutive MLSB resistance in group A Streptococci isolates at a university hospital in southern Taiwan
Wu J-J. - Presence of plasmid pA15 correlates with prevalence of constitutive MLSB resistance in group A Streptococci isolates at a university hospital in southern Taiwan
Wu C. - An analysis of the efficacy of micafungin in Candida infections caused by non-albicansCandida species in phase III trials
Wu M. - Alveolar macrophage phagocytosis and respiratory burst activity is regulated by Lyn–PI3Kinase–Akt pathway
Wu G.H.-M. - Predictive value of C-reactive protein and procalcitonin for bacteraemia in adult community-acquired infection
Wu T.S. - Antimicrobial susceptibility testing for Mycobacterium kansasii in Taiwan
Wu T.L. - Antimicrobial susceptibility testing for Mycobacterium kansasii in Taiwan
Wu C. - Micafungin versus caspofungin in patients with invasive candidiasis or candidaemia: a Phase III, randomised, double-blind, parallel group, non-inferiority study
Wu J. - Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants, QnrA, QnrB, and QnrS, among clinical isolates of Enterobacter cloacae in a Taiwanese hospital
Wujtewicz M. - Catheter-related bacteraemia in intensive care unit patients
Wulf M. - Rule-out Staphylococcus aureus, including MRSA, directly from primary swab cultures using S. aureus PNA FISH
  - A pseudo-outbreak of a Citrobacter with an extended-spectrum b-lactamase in a haemato-oncology ward
  - Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in veterinarians: an international view
Wullt M. - Clostridium difficile in Europe: results of the 2005 European-wide survey
Wultanska D. - Emergence of a new epidemic Clostridium difficile strain (ribotype 017) resistant to newer fluoroquinolones in Poland
  - Survey of Clostridium difficile infection and faecal lactoferrin in Polish paediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Würzner R. - Surveillance of bacterial pathogens including Listeria monocytogenes associated with acute diarrhoeal disease in the Tyrol
Wybo I. - Isolation of Microbacterium species in a case of dialysis-associated peritonitis