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Ha Y.E. - Treatment failure of cefepime therapy for febrile neutropenic patients with bacteraemia caused by cefepime susceptible ESBL-producing organisms
Haas Y. - Detection of the causative pathogen in infective endocarditis by means of the LightCycler SeptiFAST® test
Haase G. - Comparison of two chromogenic media for recovering vancomycin-resistant strains enterococci from stool samples
Haba L. - Usefulness of MTBDRplus assay for rapid genotypic detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to isoniazid and rifampicin directly in clinical specimens
  - Evaluation of a new immunochromatographic assay for the detection of Legionella antigen in non-concentrated and concentrated urine samples
Hackel M. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of isolates from various body sites in Europe: the T.E.S.T. Program
  - In vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators against vancomycin-resistant enterococci from western Europe
  - Tigecycline in vitro activity against vancomycin-resistant enterococci in the U.S. analysed by CDC Regions
  - In vitro activity of tigecycline against inpatient and outpatient isolates from a European population
  - Tigecycline activity in Europe: a comparative analysis by country 2007
  - Susceptibility patterns of tigecycline and comparators from clinical isolates in Spain and Portugal 2004–2007
  - A global perspective of antimicrobial in vitro activity from the T.E.S.T. Program: annual analysis from 2004–2006
  - Global trends of penicillin resistance rates in Streptococcus pneumoniae, 2004–2007
  - In vitro activity of tigecycline and 13 comparators against pathogens from a global population of intensive care patients in 2007
  - Extended-spectrum b-lactamase production in Europe
  - In vitro activity of tigecycline against pathogens isolated from lower respiratory infections – The Global T.E.S.T. Program 2007
  - The efficacy of tigecycline against AmpC producing Enterobacter spp. and Serratia marcescens
  - Comparison of antimicrobial susceptibilities of bacteria isolated in Canada, the United States, and Mexico – Results from the T.E.S.T. Program 2004–2007
  - Comparative analysis of tigecycline in South America from 2004–2007
Haddad M. - Efficacy and tolerability of moxifloxacin versus clindamycin in the treatment of odontogenic abscesses and inflammatory infiltrates (MOCLI Study)
Hadfield T. - High resolution melting curve analysis and strain-specific SNPs: a new method for differentiation of the Ames strain from other Bacillus anthracis strains
Hadi U. - Pharmaceutical quality and supply route of antibiotics obtained with or without prescription (over the counter) in Indonesia
Hadjiconstantinou V. - Significance of positive urine cultures during the immediate post-trasnplant period in renal transplant recipients. A retrospective study
Hadvary P. - Clinical efficacy of iclaprim in complicated skin and skin structure infection: preliminary results from the ASSIST-2 clinical trial
  - Assessment of safety and tolerability profiles after iclaprim administration in complicated skin and skin structure infection from the ASSIST-2 clinical trial (Arpida's Skin and Skin Structure Infection Study-2)
  - Lack of effect of the novel antibiotic iclaprim on the anticoagulant activity and the pharmacokinetics of warfarin in healthy subjects
  - The effect of testing parameter variations on the in vitro activity of iclaprim
  - Dose linearity and gender-independent pharmacokinetics of intravenous iclaprim assessed in two randomised, double-blind and controlled cross-over studies
  - Analysis of the effect of iclaprim on the QT interval in the ASSIST-2 clinical trial
  - Preliminary results of the microbiological efficacy of iclaprim in complicated skin and skin structure infection from the ASSIST-2 clinical trial
Hadzi-Petruseva Meloska I. - Bacterial vaginosis and associated microflora in women of reproductive age
Haenen A. - Molecular epidemiology of PFGE non-typeable meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
Hagau N. - Epidemiological and bacteriological profile of community-acquired infective endocarditis
  - Bacteriological assessment of intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infections versus colonisations
  - Clinical epidemiology and microbiological spectrum of nosocomial endocarditis
Hagelskjær Kristensen L. - Fusobacterium necrophorum from sore throats and healthy controls
Hager I. - Differences of urinary tract infection patients with and without bacteraemia: a pilot study
Haghighi M. - Characterisation of human mycobacterial isolates using random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) fingerprinting
Haghighi A. - Prevalence of oral trichomoniasis in patients with periodontitis and gingivitis using PCR and Direct Smear
Hagleitner M. - Gliotoxin is an important virulence factor in cerebral aspergillosis
Haidopoulou K. - Prevalence of respiratory pathogens in children hospitalised with lower respiratory tract infection in Greece
Hairer G. - Microbe detection in clinical samples within a few hours by application of DNA microarrays and Lab-on-a-Chip systems
Hajabdolbaghi M. - Copper and zinc plasma level in brucellosis patients in Iran
Hajaran H. - Identification of Leishmania species isolated from human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Gonbad-e Qabus using a PCR method
Hajdu E. - Antibiotic prescriptions at the central pharmacy of a Hungarian town
  - Two cases of fatal bacteraemia caused by unusual pathogens in patients with haematologic malignancy
Hajdú E. - Epidemiological survey of invasive pneumococci in Hungary
Hajdu E. - Results after the introduction of a pharmacist-managed surgical antibiotic use policy
Hajiabdolbaghi M. - A reassessment of in the diagnosis of brucellosis in Iran: ELISA or PCR?
Hajikhani S. - Carriage of group B streptococcus in pregnant women from Tehran, Iran
Hajikhani B. - The survey of common bacterial contamination in bottled mineral water
Hak E. - How does vaccination of healthcare workers affect the number of influenza virus infections in nursing home patients?
  - The time to first antibiotic dose does not predict early clinical failure in severe community-acquired pneumonia
  - Repetitive C-reactive protein measurements in follow-up can predict adequacy of empiric antibiotic therapy in patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia
Hakanen A.J. - Epidemiology of a new population of quinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica
  - The effect of antimicrobial use on resistance in Escherichia coli in Finland
  - Mechanisms of resistance in non-typhoidal Salmonella enterica exhibiting a novel quinolone resistance phenotype
Hakanen A. - Evolution of nasopharyngeal bacterial populations during acute and convalescent phase of otitis media
Hakemi vala M. - Comparison of the invasiveness properties of Iranian Shigella flexneri wild type vs. mutants by cell culture and electron microscopy
Hakko E. - Outbreak of cyclosporiasis in Istanbul, Turkey, during an extremely dry and warm summer
Halaby T. - Evaluation of a chromogenic medium (chromID™ ESBL, BioMérieux) for the screening of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli
Halaby A. - Searching the Surviving Sepsis Campaign database for avoidable deaths
Haldane D. - Characteristics of patients having Corynebacterium pseudo­diphtheriticum isolated in heavy growth from sputum specimens
Haldimann A. - Comparative efficacy of iclaprim against wild-type and thymidine kinase-deficient Staphylococcus aureus in a mouse abscess model
  - Mechanism of action of iclaprim in Staphylococcus aureus
  - Bactericidal activity of iclaprim in rat and human fibrin clots against wild type and thymidine kinase-deficient MRSA
Haldorsen B. - Expression analysis of the native ampC gene in Norwegian clinical isolates of Escherichia coli with defined ampC promoter mutations and an AmpC-resistance profile
  - Emergence of metallo-b-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Scandinavia
Haldorsen BC. - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage strains from paediatric population in Arkhangelsk region, Russia
Halima M. - Deletion of a glycosyltransferase in Enterococcus faecalis leads to abolishment of glycolipid synthesis and increased susceptibility to opsonophagocytic killing
Hall W.W. - Low incidence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in a large maternity hospital in Ireland
Hall V. - VIDAS C. difficile toxin A&B assay performance evaluation and epidemiological analysis of samples collected in UK and US
Hall W.W. - Diagnosing congenital cytomegalovirus infection: will the universal Guthrie card (dried blood spot) testing hinder more than help?
Haller P. - Checklist for an optimal early switch to oral antibiotics in hospitalised patients
Hällgren A. - Susceptibility of CTX-M producing Escherichia coli against non-b-lactamase agents
  - The diagnosis of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection by differential time-to-positive culture is affected by the time between bed to Bactec
Hallier O. - Efficacy and tolerability of moxifloxacin versus clindamycin in the treatment of odontogenic abscesses and inflammatory infiltrates (MOCLI Study)
Hallier-Soulier S. - Comprehensive study comparing a PCR based monitoring method, solid phase cytometry and standard routine methods from an artificially controlled water sample of Legionella pneumophila Paris strain: the importance of detecting VBNC
Hallin M. - Rapid detection of meticillin-resistant and meticillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus by real-time PCR directly from positive blood culture bottles
  - High prevalence of "livestock-associated" meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in swine and pig farmers in Belgium
  - Clonal distribution of meticillin-resistant and susceptible Staphylococcus aureus invasive isolates in Belgium, EARSS/ SeqNet study, 2006–2007
Hall-Robinson E. - A comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility and MIC-distributions in Enterococcus isolates originating from humans, animals and retail meat
Halsey W. - Molecular characterisation of meticillin-resistant and -susceptible Staphylococcus aureus from global clinical trials
Hamadeh G. - Healthcare workers' exposure to blood-borne pathogens in Lebanon
Hambraeus A. - Klebsiella pneumoniae ESBL, a protracted outbreak
Hamdad F. - Characterisation of an outbreak of nosocomial infection caused by a multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing OXA-30 type-b-lactamase
Hamed M. - Increasing use of immunosuppression and biological therapies: the establishment of a designated clinic to prevent infectious complications
Hamilton P. - Prospective evaluation of rapid antigen tests for diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus infections
Hammerum A.M. - Comparison of phylogroups and virulence genes of Escherichia coli obtained from healthy humans and patients with urinary tract infection in Denmark
  - Demographic factors associated with increase in antibiotic consumption in Danish primary healthcare
Hamouda A. - The dissemination of OXA-23 harbouring VIM-2 among Acinetobacter baumannii isolates in two major Saudi Arabia hospitals
  - Antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa from food-producing animals: is it a threat for hospital-acquired infections?
  - The OXA-51-like enzymes of Acinetobacter baumannii: markers of success?
  - Prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants QnrA, QnrB, and QnrS among clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae in Scotland
Hamtasin C. - Antistaphylococcal activity of semi-purified fractions from Eleutherine americana
Han J. - The mechanism of carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates and expression of OXA-72 in Pichia pastoris
Han K.J. - Prevalence and genetic environment of aac(6')-Ib-cr in AmpC-producing Enterobacter cloacae, Citrobacter freundii and Serratia marcescens: a multicentre study from Korea
Han S.H. - Low body mass index is associated with tuberculosis infection in patients starting continous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
  - Incidence and risk factors of infection in a single cohort of 110 adults with systemic lupus erythematosus
Hanberger H. - Changes in patterns of antimicrobial use in Swedish hospitals from 2003 to 2006 following the introduction of large-scale nationwide point prevalence studies
  - Consumption, resistance and policies in European ICUs
  - Prevalence of faecal carriage of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in patients with severe abdominal infections
  - CARE-ICU – Controlling Antibiotic REsistance in Intensive Care Units – First report from a web-based programme for improved infection control in European ICUs
  - Susceptibility of CTX-M producing Escherichia coli against non-b-lactamase agents
Hancock V. - The ferric yersiniabactin uptake receptor FyuA is required for efficient biofilm formation by urinary tract infectious Escherichia coli in human urine
Hannula R. - Resistance of Bacteroides species in Trondheim, Norway
Hanscheid T. - Resistance of Campylobacter spp. to fluoroquinolones and macrolides in Portugal
  - Clonality and presence of fimbrial adhesin genes of Escherichia coli isolated in recurrent cystitis from a 48-year-old female
Hansel-esteller S. - Tolerance and quality of life improvements: Kaletra® soft-gel capsules vs Kaletra® tablets: the KaleVie study
Hansen D.S. - Evaluation of E. coli/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH™ and EK/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH™; two dual colour assays for identification of Gram-negative rods directly from positive blood culture bottles
  - First clonal outbreak of a multi-resistant CTX-M-15 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Denmark
Hansen F. - First clonal outbreak of a multi-resistant CTX-M-15 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Denmark
Hansen S.K. - New focus – old disease: the paranasal sinuses as possible focus for bacterial lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients
Hansen D.S. - Evaluation of the VITEK® 2 NH card for identification of fastidious Gram-negative bacteria
  - Shigella/enteroinvasive E. coli infections in the county of Frederiksborg, Denmark
Hansen L. - Confirmation of high-level mupirocin resistance in S. aureus isolates using the mupA EvigeneTM kit
Hansraj F. - Information overload or under load! How national knowledge weeks can help busy professionals
  - What is the impact of a Tuberculosis National Knowledge Week?
Hantke K. - Interferon-gamma limits the availability of iron for intramacrophage Salmonella typhimurium
Haraszthy V. - Antimicrobial efficacy of commercial dentifrices with triclosan or stannous fluoride
  - Microbiological effects of a triclosan dentifrice and tongue cleaner in the treatment of oral malodour
  - 15-year survey of triclosan efficacy on supragingival plaque
Haraszthy G. - 15-year survey of triclosan efficacy on supragingival plaque
Haratian K. - Determination of inhibitory effects of buthionine sulfoximine on apoptosis induced by measles virus
Harbarth S. - Temporal effects of antibiotic use and hand-rub consumption on incidence of MRSA and Clostridium difficile
Harbers G.K. - Multiplex PCR for the detection of bacterial infections in human faeces
Harbun C. - Prospective, randomised clinical trial to compare the efficacy of two 70% (v/v) isopropyl alcohol solutions containing either 0.5% (w/v) chlorhexidine gluconate or 2% (w/v) CHG for skin antisepsis during coronary artery bypass grafting
Hardestam J. - Passive immunisation protects cynomolgus macaques against Puumala hantavirus challenge
Hardick A. - Usefulness of immunocytochemical p16ink4a expression in routine screening of a tested female population
Harding I. - PAUSE: Prudent Antibiotic User. A collaborative web-based forum for sharing experience and learning resources between providers of education about prudent antibiotic prescribing
Hardy K. - Outbreak of CTX-M extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a large general hospital Trust in the UK
  - Determining evolutionary lineages of Staphylococcus aureus using variable number tandem repeats
Hardy S. - Tifacogin and a synthetic TFPI peptide fragment suppress cytokine production due to Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus in whole blood cultures
  - Tifacogin, a recombinant tissue factor pathway inhibitor eliminates serum-resistant Escherichia coli from blood cultures
Harmanus C. - Emerging disease due to Clostridium difficile PCR Ribotype 078 in the Netherlands
  - Outbreak with Clostridium difficile PCR-ribotypes 027 and 017 simultaneously in a Dutch hospital
  - Application of MLVA to study the spread of Clostridium difficile toxin A-negative strains of PCR ribotype 017 in a general hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  - First cluster of clindamycin-resistant Clostridium difficile PCR-ribotype 027 associated disease in Switzerland
  - Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 078 toxinotype V in Dutch food-producing swine
Harmsen D. - Evaluation of multi-locus VNTR sequence typing for clustering of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium clinical isolates
Harrell L. - US survey on resistance among the Bacteroides species for 2005–2007
Harris B. - Cell wall and membrane effects of oritavancin on Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecalis
Harris M. - Surveillance of Staphylococcus aureus susceptibility to fusidic acid in five Canadian laboratories
Harris S. - In vitro susceptibility of Candida species to micafungin: a comparison of methods
Harrison G. - Low incidence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in a large maternity hospital in Ireland
Harrison E. - Clinical performance of FXGTM : RESP (Asp +) assay for aspergillus on respiratory specimens
Hart C.A. - Molecular epidemiology and disease severity of respiratory syncytial virus in relation to other potential pathogens in children hospitalised with acute respiratory infection in Jordan
Hartmann A. - Isolation of late-stage Plasmodium falciparum infected red blood cells using a new cost- and time-saving magnetic cell separation kit
Hartwig N.G. - The Mycoplasma pneumoniae MPN229 gene encodes a protein that selectively binds single-stranded DNA and promotes Escherichia coli RecA-promoted homologous DNA recombination
Hasanjani Roushan M.R. - Clinical manifestations and outcomes of therapy in 44 cases of brucellar spondylitis
Hasanzadeh M. - The incidence of SIADH in acute meningitis patients admitted to a hospital in Tehran, Iran, during a 2-year period
Hascelik G. - Detection of plasmid mediated AmpC b-lactamase in clinical isolates by three different methods
  - Evaluation of resistance mechanisms and epidemiology of Acinetobacter isolates from intensive care units in a Turkish university hospital
  - Is screening for colonisation of extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in intensive care unit necessary in the absence of an outbreak?
Hasenberger P. - Mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units typing reveals high genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Austria
Hasibi M. - A reassessment of in the diagnosis of brucellosis in Iran: ELISA or PCR?
Haslinger I. - TREM-1 improves the inflammatory response and outcome to Streptococcus pneumoniae infection by reducing levels of negative regulators in the lung
Hasman H. - Presence of pRI1; a small cryptic mobilisable plasmid isolated from Enterococcus faecium of human and animal origin
Hassan S.S. - Host cellular responses in Nipah virus infection
Hatchette T. - Characteristics of patients having Corynebacterium pseudo­diphtheriticum isolated in heavy growth from sputum specimens
Hatipoglu C. - Prosthetic mitral valve endocarditis due to Salmonella paratyphi B
Hatoum H.T. - Impact of skin and skin structure infections on hospital length of stay, mortality and costs: a matched cohort analysis
  - Outcomes and costs associated with monomicrobial and polymicrobial pathogens in patients with skin and skin structure infections
Hatz C. - Benefit of a single preoperative dose of antibiotics in a Sub-Saharan district hospital: minimal input, massive impact
Haug O. - A controlled intervention study to improve antibiotic use in a Russian paediatric hospital
Haukka K. - Clinical features and possible sources of sporadic Yersinia enterocolitica infections in Finland
Hauschild T. - Occurrence of fluoroquinolone resistance in members of the Staphylococcus sciuri group
Hauser P. - Clinical performance of FXG:RESP (Asp +) assay for Pneumocystis jirovecii on respiratory specimens
Hausmann M. - Evaluation of qualitative agreement and quantitative correlation between the new ARCHITECT Toxo IgG assay and 4 commercially available Toxo IgG assays
Haverich A. - Risk factor analysis of deep sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery
Haverstock D. - Clinical and bacteriological efficacy of sequential intravenous to oral moxifloxacin in hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia and bacteraemia
Havlickova M. - Excess death attributable to influenza in the Czech Republic in 1986–2006
Havlikova Z. - Reversibility of antimicrobial resistance in respiratory isolates in HIV-positive Cambodian children after 42 months of HAART
Havouti F. - Evaluation of tigecycline resistance in a tertiary hospital
  - Prevalence of meticillin-sensitive and resistant S. aureus nasal colonisation in healthcare workers in a tertiary hospital
Hawkey P. - Outbreak of CTX-M extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a large general hospital Trust in the UK
  - DNA fingerprinting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in the UK: analysis of strains originating from the Indian sub-continent
  - Genotypic detection of rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: analysis of mutations from high- and low-incidence areas using denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography
  - A novel DHPLC assay for identifying genotypes of SHV-type
  - Determining evolutionary lineages of Staphylococcus aureus using variable number tandem repeats
Haworth E. - The epidemiology of the second phase of a hospital outbreak of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea, Stoke Mandeville, UK
Hawser S. - Bactericidal activity of iclaprim against meticillin-sensitive and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Bactericidal activity of iclaprim in rat and human fibrin clots against wild type and thymidine kinase-deficient MRSA
  - The effect of testing parameter variations on the in vitro activity of iclaprim
  - The activity of iclaprim against European Streptococcus pyogenes and S. agalactiae
  - Comparative efficacy of iclaprim against wild-type and thymidine kinase-deficient Staphylococcus aureus in a mouse abscess model
Hay R. - The impact of a PCR assay for detection of candidaemia on antifungal drug prescribing in critically ill adults
Haydoushka I. - Antimicrobial susceptibility and macrolide-resistance mechanisms among clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Bulgaria, 2006–2007
Hayirlioglu N. - Evaluation of clinical and laboratory parameters for establishing the diagnosis of bacteraemia caused by coagulase-negative staphylococci
Hays J.P. - Differentiation between BRO-1 and BRO-2 b-lactamases in clinical isolates of Moraxella catarrhalis collected 2002–2003
Hayter I. - XF-73: a novel antimicrobial with broad-ranging Gram-positive antibacterial activity
  - XF-73: a novel antimicrobial – Investigation of the change in MIC against multiple MRSA strains during a 55-passage study
  - XF-73, a novel anti-staphylococcal antimicrobial with very rapid bactericidal activity
Haznedaroglu T. - Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in an army recruits population: prevalence and genotyping
He Q. - Comparative analysis of Bordetella pertussis strains included in the Serbian whole-cell vaccine
Healy M. - Comparison of the DiversiLab System and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for typing meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates
  - Comparison between rep-PCR-based DNA fingerprint and sequence analyses of clinically relevant Nocardia species
  - Establishing a rep-PCR DNA fingerprinting library for moulds
Hecht D.W. - US survey on resistance among the Bacteroides species for 2005–2007
Heck M. - MRSA surveillance in the Netherlands shows a different geographical dissemination of pandemic clones and the high diversity of the Dutch MRSA population
Heck M.E.O.C. - Molecular epidemiology of PFGE non-typeable meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
Heck B. - First description of Staphylococcus lugdunensis internalisation into epithelial cells
Heckenbach K. - Do blood cultures from E. coli overestimate the rate of antimicrobial resistance?
Hedayati M.H. - The application of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B outer membrane vesicle as an adjuvant to induce specific antibody against the LPS of Brucella abortus S-99 in animal model
  - Immunological evaluation of vi-vapsular polysaccharide of Salmonella typhi vaccine by serum bactericidal assay
Heddema E.R. - Abiotrophia defectiva infection of a total hip arthroplasty diagnosed by 16S r RNA sequencing
Hedderwick S. - The impact of a PCR assay for detection of candidaemia on antifungal drug prescribing in critically ill adults
Hedlund H. - The diagnosis of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection by differential time-to-positive culture is affected by the time between bed to Bactec
Heeg C. - emm-types distribution and susceptibility pattern of group A streptococci isolated from pharyngitis patients in Serbia
Heeg K. - Staphylococcal activation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells requires preformed IgG
Heesemann J. - Fine tuning of P. aeruginosa physiology during chronic cystic fibrosis lung disease
  - Molecular evidence of a nosocomial Pneumocystis jirovecii transmission among 16 patients after kidney transplantation
Hegde S.S. - Efficacy of telavancin against vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus in the neutropenic mouse bacteraemia model
Heginbothom M. - Factors affecting achievement of antimicrobial prescribing targets in general practice
Hegstad Dahl K. - Expression analysis of the native ampC gene in Norwegian clinical isolates of Escherichia coli with defined ampC promoter mutations and an AmpC-resistance profile
Hehnen H.-R. - Absence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in Salmonella and E. coli strains from healthy cattle, pigs and chickens from 8 EU countries within the European Antimicrobial Susceptibility Surveillance in Animals (EASSA) programme
Heidari M. - Inhibitory effect of hyperimmune LPS antiserum in attachment of E. coli O157:H7 to HEP-2 cell and murine model
Heijne J.C.M. - How does vaccination of healthcare workers affect the number of influenza virus infections in nursing home patients?
Heikens E. - Identification of a novel genomic island specific for Enterococcus faecium CC17 by using the deltarho-Web model
Heim D. - Analysis of risk factors for central venous catheter insertion site and catheter tip colonisation and for CVC-associated bloodstream infection in a randomised clinical trial
Heiniger-Mazo A.I. - Acute Chagas' disease in a European stem cell transplant recipient
Heizmann W. - Easy accessible surveillance tool for clinical decision-making of empirical antibiotic therapy
Heizmann P. - Easy accessible surveillance tool for clinical decision-making of empirical antibiotic therapy
Heizmann W. - Comparative effects of faropenem-medoxomil and amoxicillin-clavulanate on the normal oral and intestinal micro flora and the selection of penem-resistance
Heizmann M. - Deletion of a glycosyltransferase in Enterococcus faecalis leads to abolishment of glycolipid synthesis and increased susceptibility to opsonophagocytic killing
Helb D. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Hell M. - Clinical-epidemiological characterisation of Clostridium difficile – ribotype 053
Hellmark B. - Species identification and simultaneous detection of rifampicin resistance in staphylococci using rpoB sequencing
  - Antibiotic susceptibility of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from prosthetic joint infections with special focus on rifampicin and variability of the rpoB gene
Helmecke M. - Relationship between hVISA and outcomes among patients with MRSA bloodstream infections treated with vancomycin
  - Predictors of hVISA among patients with MRSA bacteraemia
Helmuth R. - Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolates from animal origin encoding blaCTX-M1 and harbouring a non-common integron profile related to a Salmonella Genomic Island 1 variant
  - Multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Virchow encoding blaCTX-M3 located on an IncN plasmid isolated from Turkish food of avian origin
Helsel L. - Isolation of Asaia sp. in two bacteraemia cases in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy awaiting heart transplants
Hemmer R. - Outbreak of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in Luxembourg
Henache F. - Outbreak of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in Luxembourg
Hendel A. - Rapid identification of clinical bacterial isolates using the Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionisation-Time of Flight mass spectrometry in a clinical laboratory
Henderson P.J.F. - Bacterial membrane drug efflux and receptor proteins
Hendrickx A.P.A. - SgrA, a serine-glutamate repeat containing MSCRAMM of Enterococcus faecium CC17 binds fibrinogen
Hendrickx E. - European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC): outpatient parenteral antibiotic treatment in Europe
  - Clonal distribution of meticillin-resistant and susceptible Staphylococcus aureus invasive isolates in Belgium, EARSS/ SeqNet study, 2006–2007
Hendrix M.G.R. - Development of a web-based learning tool to enhance healthcare workers' knowledge, attitude, and risk perception about safe work practices concerning meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Prevalence of pig-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus spa types in the German EUREGIO Twente/Münsterland
  - Stress! An investigation of emotional and information needs of three types of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-carriers in the home situation
  - Evaluation of a chromogenic medium (chromID™ ESBL, BioMérieux) for the screening of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli
  - The general public's beliefs about meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a Mental Models approach
Henke C. - Fine tuning of P. aeruginosa physiology during chronic cystic fibrosis lung disease
Henn A. - Rapid extended-spectrum b-lactamases detection using DNA chips
Hennequin C. - Use of mass spectrometry to identify clinical Fusarium isolates
Henriksen A.S. - Pivmecillinam: estimation of adequate dosage for susceptible and ESBL-producing E. coli by Monte Carlo PK/PD simulation
  - Mecillinam is active against ESBL-CTX-M producing E. coli in vivo in experimental UTI
Henriques M. - Candida albicans signalling alcohols as players of cellular cross-talk with Candida tropicalis
  - Comparison of biofilms formed by clinical oral isolates of non-Candida albicansCandida species
Henriquez D.H. - Effectiveness of an active intervention to improve notification in an antimicrobial resistance surveillance system in a developing country
Henry M.J. - Accuracy of SensiTitre microdilution panels in detecting oxacillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci
Heras E. - Should Legionella urinary antigen test be applied in any case of community-acquired pneumonia?
Herbelin A. - Role of invariant NKT lymphocytes in the hepatic granulomatous response to Leishmania donovani infection
Herbich K. - Detection of the causative pathogen in infective endocarditis by means of the LightCycler SeptiFAST® test
  - In vitro activity of mecillinam in combination with aminopenicillin/b-lactamase-inhibitor – Combinations against ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae
Herbrecht R. - Caspofungin as first-line therapy of invasive aspergillosis in haematological patients: impact of baseline characteristics on response rate at end of treatment and survival
Hercogová J. - Nested-PCR in the diagnostic of different forms of Lyme borreliosis
Herdewijn P. - Evaluation of the type I signal peptidase of Staphylococcus epidermidis as novel antibacterial target
Heredia J.L. - Pseudomonas aeruginosa in sputum at admission in hospitalised patients for acute COPD exacerbation: prognostic implications
Hermans P.W.M. - Pneumococcal carriage in a geographically isolated indigenous community in Venezuela before, during and after an outbreak of acute respiratory tract infection
Hermans P. - The possible role of the LPXTG protein SesC in Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation
Hermans P.H.M. - Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in healthy Venezuelan children
Hernández A. - Nosocomial fungaemias at a general hospital: the change of epidemiological and clinical characteristics. A comparative study of 2 cohorts (1993–8 vs. 2002–05)
Hernández J. - Molecular characterisation of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from intensive care unit in a hospital, Bogota, Columbia
Hernández N. - Clinical characteristics of Eikenella corrodens infections: a 10-year experience in a tertiary hospital
Hernández A. - Rapid PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism method to differentiate among Campylobacter clinical isolates
Hernández J. - Rapid PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism method to differentiate among Campylobacter clinical isolates
Hernandez-Almaraz J. - In vitro susceptibility of Candida species isolated from blood to common antifungal agents in a Spanish tertiary medical centre
Hernández-de la Torre M. - Intrafamilial spread of Panton-Valentine-positive Staphylococcus aureus: a Spanish case
Herrera M. - Risk factors and epidemiology of malaria in endemic zones of Venezuela
Herrero J.A. - Parasitaemia with Plasmodium falciparum in a patient after cardiac surgery and blood transfusion in a non-endemic country
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Herrmann M. - Specific identification of Staphylococcus aureus using the extracellular adherence protein gene as a novel target
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Herrmann J.L. - A novel method for the rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in respiratory and non-respiratory specimens
Herrmann B. - Detection of bacterial pneumonia by quantitative PCR, with special reference to Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae
Herrmann J-L. - Optimising the flow of ID-AST information between microbiology laboratory and intensive care unit with the new feature of EpiCenter version 5.5 connected to the BD Phoenix system
Hervas R. - Differences in health resources use and associated cost between HIV immigrants and Spaniards
Herzog M. - Lower saliva flow rates are associated with oral affection of Candida sp. after radiation therapy
Hesje C. - The impact of blood in media on the determination of mutant prevention concentration testing of tigecycline against clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
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Hesselbjerg A.M. - Evaluation of the VITEK® 2 NH card for identification of fastidious Gram-negative bacteria
Heuvelman C.J. - Sources of infection of pertussis in infants too young to be vaccinated
Hicombo H. - Clinical qualitative evaluation of the diagnosis of acute otitis media in general practice
Hidalgo L. - Multiresistance in Pasteurella multocida is due to cohabitance of small replicons
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Higgins R. - Interactions between serotype and mutations in quinolone-resistance determining regions of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Higgins P.G. - Characterisation of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii carrying different OXA-type carbapenemases from two hospital outbreaks in Berlin, Germany
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Higgins P. - Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii carrying the carbapenemase OXA-23 in a German university medical centre
Hikkel I. - Drug resistance modulation in yeast
Hilker M. - Population pharmacokinetic analysis of moxifloxacin in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
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Hill R. - Impact of PCV7 on invasive pneumococcal disease in Scotland
Hill R.L. - EARRS-SEQNET surveillance of S. aureus associated with bacteraemia in the UK during 2006
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Hill R. - Phenotypic AmpC detection – which inhibitor is best?
Hilton A.C. - Susceptibility of Clostridium difficile spores to copper surfaces: the Germination Theory
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Hinder F. - Relevance of testing for microbial DNA in critically ill patients
Hindiyeh M. - Sustained mumps transmission in a highly vaccinated population
Hinds J. - Gene expression of vancomycin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strain EMRSA-15 following exposure to sub-inhibitory levels of vancomycin
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Hinrichsen S. - Travel medicine surveillance in northeastern, Brazil
Hintsche R. - Development of a electrical biochip-based detection system for rapid detection of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Hintz M.S. - Accuracy of SensiTitre microdilution panels in detecting oxacillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci
Hira V. - The possible role of the LPXTG protein SesC in Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation
Hirayama Y. - Evaluation of a new immunochromatography test for the detection of Norovirus
Hirschl A. - Ertapenem, imipenem, meropenem, tigecycline and fosfomycin activity against extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in Austria
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Hishinuma A. - Epidemiological analysis of fluoroquinolone-resistant group B streptococci
Hites M. - Audit of pulmonary tuberculosis management in a hospital with high tuberculosis prevalence: a tool for quality improvement in tuberculosis control
Hizo-Teufel C. - Evaluation of a CLIA test for detection of Borrelia burgdorferi specific IgM-antibody production in cerebrospinal fluid
Hlebarova I. - Prophylaxis of surgical site infections – Institutional Project Phase II
Ho P. - Evaluation of a new Etest strip for detection of plasmidic AmpC
Ho K. - Sensitive and specific detection of a broad range of respiratory viruses using the Luminex RVP assay: application to routine viral diagnostics
Ho D.M-T. - Development of immuno-polymerase chain reaction as a highly sensitive method for viral detection
Ho M-W. - Factors associated with presence of isolated anti-HBc antibody in HIV-infected persons in Taiwan
Ho K. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Ho P. - Rapid Etest MIC testing using CHROMagar and Mueller-Hinton agar for Gram-positive and Gram-negative aerobes
Ho L. - A comparison of predictors for high-grade CIN in the triage of women with abnormal smears
Hoban D. - The efficacy of tigecycline against AmpC producing Enterobacter spp. and Serratia marcescens
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Hobbs J.K. - XF-73, a novel anti-staphylococcal antimicrobial with very rapid bactericidal activity
Hoboth C. - Fine tuning of P. aeruginosa physiology during chronic cystic fibrosis lung disease
Hocaoglu G. - Prevalence and causative agents of tinea capitis among primary school students in Erzincan, Turkey
Hockey H. - An exploratory analysis of the relationships between voriconazole plasma concentrations and clinical efficacy
Hocquet D. - A nationwide survey of extended-spectrum b-lactamases and metallo-b-lactamases produced in Pseudomonas aeruginosa in France, 2007
Hodzic D. - Prevalence and efflux mechanism of macrolide resistance in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli from different sources
Hoebe C.J.P.A. - Waterborne gastro-enteritis at a scout camp caused by Norovirus types 1 and 2
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Hoecht A. - Sequential combination of rifampicin and ceftriaxone for bacterial meningitis treatment reduced the release of bacterial compounds by Streptococcus pneumoniae in vitro and attenuated inflammation and neuronal damage in vivo
Hoegh M. - Comparison of standard test for bacterial endotoxin detection with a rapid slide method
Hoenigl M. - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in southeastern Austria: distribution to spa-types and first occurrence of USA300
Hoepelman I.M. - Comparison of the COBAS Taqman PCR and b-DNA PCR in patients treated for hepatitis C genotype 1, partly co-infected with HIV
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Hofer B. - Resistance studies on the siderophore monobactam/b-lactamase inhibitor combination BAL30376
Hoffmann R. - Fine tuning of P. aeruginosa physiology during chronic cystic fibrosis lung disease
Hoffmann T. - The Toll-like receptor 2 agonist Pam3CSK4 induces microglia-mediated neuronal cell death in vitro
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Hofkamp A. - Evaluation of a chromogenic medium (chromID™ ESBL, BioMérieux) for the screening of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli
Hofmann A. - Development of a electrical biochip-based detection system for rapid detection of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Hofner P. - Polymorphisms in the NOD1 and IL-8 gene, but not in the TLR4 gene are associated with Helicobacter pylori-induced duodenal ulcer and gastritis
Hogan P. - A global evaluation of voriconazole activity against recent clinical isolates of Candida
Hogardt M. - Fine tuning of P. aeruginosa physiology during chronic cystic fibrosis lung disease
Høgsted H. - The search and destroy strategy does prevent spread and long-term carriage of MRSA; results from household screening following a ST22 (E-MRSA 15) outbreak
Høiby N. - New focus – old disease: the paranasal sinuses as possible focus for bacterial lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients
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Hokelek M. - Efficacy of amphotericin B and voriconazole against Leishmania tropica with microcapillary culture method
Holder P. - Diagnosing congenital cytomegalovirus infection: will the universal Guthrie card (dried blood spot) testing hinder more than help?
Holecková D. - Nested-PCR in the diagnostic of different forms of Lyme borreliosis
Holfelder M. - Rapid identification of clinical bacterial isolates using the Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionisation-Time of Flight mass spectrometry in a clinical laboratory
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Hollis R. - A global evaluation of voriconazole activity against recent clinical isolates of Candida
Holm A. - Factors associated with mortality in patients with fungaemia
Holman A. - Treatment of patients hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia using moxifloxacin versus levofloxacin and ceftriaxone: comparing costs from the hospital and social insurance perspectives
Holmberg H. - Importance of pneumococcal bacteraemia for severity scoring in community-acquired pneumonia
Holmes A. - The Going Home project: implementing a frontline pharmacist-led team approach towards appropriate IV to oral antibiotic switch for patients with antibiotic resistant infections and subsequent discharge to outpatient management
Holt H.M. - Catheter-related bacteraemia with Methylobacterium species
Holub M. - Rapid decrease of intrathecal cortisol levels correlates with severity of bacterial meningitis
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Hong S.G. - Comparison of performance of MacConkey agar and Mueller-Hinton agar in imipenem-Hodge test
Hong S.K. - Comparison of performance of MacConkey agar and Mueller-Hinton agar in imipenem-Hodge test
Hong K.W. - Risk factors and clinical outcome for extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Escherichia coli blood stream infection
Hong S.G. - Wide occurrence of plasmid-mediated AmpC b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp., Proteus mirabilis, and Salmonella spp. isolates in Korea: results of a multicentre survey in 2007
Hong J.H. - Comparison of BACTEC Plus media and BacT/Alert FA media to detect bacteria in blood culture bottles containing peak therapeutic levels of antimicrobials
Honisch C. - Development of a molecular typing scheme by mass spectrometry
Hoogenboezem T. - The Mycoplasma pneumoniae MPN229 gene encodes a protein that selectively binds single-stranded DNA and promotes Escherichia coli RecA-promoted homologous DNA recombination
Hoogkamp-Korstanje M. - Trends in antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolates from urology services of 14 hospitals in the Netherlands (1998–2005)
Hoogkamp-Korstanje M.A.A. - The population structure of Staphylococcus aureus isolates of ICU patients in the Netherlands between 1996 and 2006
Hope W.W. - Development of a bioassay for posaconazole blood levels and its use in the clinical laboratory
Hope R. - Phenotypic AmpC detection – which inhibitor is best?
Hopkins S. - Evaluation of an acromopeptidase based extraction method and use of the Rotor-Gene to improve the BD GeneOhm IDI MRSA assay
Hopmans T.E.M. - Environmental contamination: a risk factor for acquisition of CC17 ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
Hoppe-Tichy T. - Pharmaco-economic analyis of posaconazole versus standard azole prophylaxis in high-risk neutropenic AML/MDS patients in Germany
Hopt U.T. - Impact of Enterococcus ssp. on mortality and morbidity of patients with perforation of the small and large bowel. Retrospective analysis on 473 patients
Hörauf A. - Evaluation of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry for the identification of clinical yeast isolates
Horcajada J. - VIM-1 and CTX-M-9 in E. cloacae, K. pneumoniae and K. oxytoca clinical strains
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Horcajada J.P. - Bacteraemia after transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy in the era of multidrug resistance: impact of a new preventive protocol
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Hormazábal J.C. - vanB2-Tn5382 typing in enterococcal clones disseminated around 16 hospitals in Chile
Horn D.L. - Multivariate logistic regression modelling of variables associated with treatment outcomes from two large, prospective micafungin registrational trials
Hornsey M. - Emergence during therapy of efflux-mediated tigecycline resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii belonging to a UK epidemic clone
Horré R. - Update on Scedosporium/Pseudallescheria infections
Horrevorts A. - Q fever outbreak in southeastern Netherlands
Hortal J. - Critical care-related infections in heart transplant recipients
Horvath E. - Antibiotic prescriptions at the central pharmacy of a Hungarian town
Horvathova D. - HIV infection presenting in older children: experience from Cambodia
Hosoglu S. - Comparision of the result of sinus track culture and bone culture in chronic osteomyelitis
Hospital I. - Inhaled corticosteroids increase the risk of pneumonia? A further step in a population-based study
Hosseini S. - A novel Gap-PCR for detection and differentiation of BK and JC virus infections
Hosseinian Khosroshahy K. - Antimicrobial effects of Persica© mouth wash on Helicobacter pylori growth
Hostacka A. - Impact of antibiotics on biofilm and some other properties of Klebsiella pneumoniae in vitro
Hosten T. - A case of pneumonia caused by Bacillus anthracis secondary to gastro-intestinal anthrax
Hotomi M. - Molecular biological study of infectious mechanisms in conjunctivitis, otitis media, and rhinosinusitis in young children
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Hotz P. - Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to Pseudozyma sp. in a liver-transplanted child
Houeze M. - Anti-R7V antibodies prevalence in HIV-infected patients followed in the ambulatory care centre of a university hospital, Cotonou, Benin
Houghton T.J. - New osteotropic prodrugs prevent bone infection in a rat model of osteomyelitis
Houriez F. - A novel method for the rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in respiratory and non-respiratory specimens
Hovsepian L. - Altered pharmacokinetics of linezolid in patients with severe burn injuries
Howard J. - Epidemiology of Fusobacterium necrophorum in university students
Howard S.J. - In vitro susceptibility of Candida species to micafungin: a comparison of methods
Howard J. - An audit of the effectiveness of measures to prevent the transmission of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within a teaching hospital in the United Kingdom
Howe R.A. - The activity of mecillinam against Escherichia coli with defined mechanisms of resistance to 3rd generation cephalosporins
Howe R. - The efficacy of chromogenic meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus agar for inocula preparation in automated susceptibility testing
Howie R. - A comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility and MIC-distributions in Enterococcus isolates originating from humans, animals and retail meat
Hoys S. - Vaccinal strategy against Clostridium difficile associated disease with surface proteins of C. difficile
Hrabak J. - Extended-spectrum b-lactamases in the Czech Republic
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Hristea A. - 2007 outbreak of viral meningitis in Romania: cases managed in a national institute of infectious diseases
Hristodoulou G. - Bronchial asthma and Chlamydia pneumoniae
Hrncirova K. - Trends in bacterial isolates from blood cultures and their resistance in relation to the antibiotic consumption at the haemato-oncological department in the period 2000–2006
Hruby D.E. - Highlights on the mode of action of ST-246, an anti-orthopoxviral compound
Hryniewicz W. - Clonal analysis of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium by MLVA and PFGE typing
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Hsiao C. - Prospective, multicentre study of caspofungin for treatment of documented fungal infections in paediatric patients
Hsu L.Y. - Characterisation of resistance genes among Acinetobacter spp. isolates in Singapore hospitals
Hsu S. - Performance of the Abbott ARCHITECT Toxo IgM assay
Hsueh P.R. - Prevalence of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis in Taiwan
Hsueh P. - Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of inducible Enterobacteriaceae isolated from intra-abdominal infections worldwide: results from SMART 2006
Hsueh P-R. - In vitro activities of tigecycline against Aeromonas, Vibrio, and Salmonella species, Taiwan
Huang Y-T. - In vitro activities of tigecycline against Aeromonas, Vibrio, and Salmonella species, Taiwan
Huang L. - Prospective, multicentre study of caspofungin for treatment of documented fungal infections in paediatric patients
Huang T.D. - Evaluation of the automated urine culture system Alfred60 for the screening of significant bacteriuria
Huang T. - Genetic structure at the origin of acquisition of blaOXA-18 gene, encoding an emerging class D clavulanic-acid inhibited extended-spectrum b-lactamase
Huang Y.T. - Prevalence of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis in Taiwan
Huang Y. - Identification of a novel group 1 coronavirus from Chinese horseshoe bats
Huang Y-C. - Community-acquired Pseudomonas aeruginosa enterocolitis and sepsis in infants
Huang T. - First isolation of GES extended-spectrum b-lactamases in Enterobactericeae in Belgium
Huang J. - Development of immuno-polymerase chain reaction as a highly sensitive method for viral detection
Huber I. - Molecular evidence of a nosocomial Pneumocystis jirovecii transmission among 16 patients after kidney transplantation
Huda T. - First patient-centred, multidisciplinary clinical audit in hospital/community, study of risk factors, clinical outcomes and patient perspectives of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
Huebner J. - Novel immunotherapy strategies to prevent enterococcal infections/colonisations
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Huet L. - Comparison of two real-time PCR targets (B1 and REP 529) for Toxoplasma gondii DNA detection for the diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis
Huggler E. - Comparison of tigecycline and vancomycin for treatment of experimental foreign body infection due to meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Hughes D. - Intra- and extracellular activity of dicloxacillin and linezolid against small colony variants of Staphylococcus aureus in vivo
Hughes C. - Prevalence of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus amongst residents and staff of nursing homes
Hughes M. - Clinical performance of FXGTM : RESP (Asp +) assay for aspergillus on respiratory specimens
Hughes D. - A synthetic derivative of the host immune defence peptide, bactenecin, activity against clinical isolates of meticillin-susceptible and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a potential new therapeutic agent
Hughes M. - Clinical performance of FXG:RESP (Asp +) assay for Pneumocystis jirovecii on respiratory specimens
Hughes D. - Increased fluoroquinolone resistance co-selected with improved bacterial fitness
Huhtala H. - Risk factors for acute erysipelas: a case-control study
Huhulescu S. - Outbreak of acute gastroenteritis caused by Staphylococcal enterotoxins affecting an Austrian school centre
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Hui C. - Tuberculosis in a Canadian paediatric tertiary care hospital: identification of two high-risk communities
Hui D. - Viral aetiology of hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia in Hong Kong
Hui C. - The cost-effectiveness of palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in premature infants with a gestational age of 32–35 weeks in Canada
Huijsdens X.W. - Molecular epidemiology of PFGE non-typeable meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
Huik K. - Natural polymorphisms associated with integrase inhibitor drug resistance in Estonian HIV-1 CRF06cpx strains
Huis in't Veld R.A.G. - Environmental Aspergillus fumigatus isolates resistant to triazoles are genetically related to resistant clinical isolates
Huisman A. - Prevalence of and risk factors for anaemia on the medical wards of a central hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
Hukic M. - Correlation of antibodies to antigens of Epstain-Barr virus with systemic lupus
Hulscher M. - Improving outbreak management by understanding barriers faced by professionals in hospitals and public health
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Hummel M. - Detection of Aspergillus DNA by a nested PCR assay with high sensitivity and specificity rates is able to improve the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in paediatric patients
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Humphreys H. - A novel Staphylococcus aureus biofilm phenotype mediated by the fibronectin-binding proteins, FnBPA and FnBPB
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Hung C-C. - Factors associated with presence of isolated anti-HBc antibody in HIV-infected persons in Taiwan
Hung C.C. - Prevalence of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis in Taiwan
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Huovinen P. - Epidemiology of a new population of quinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica
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Huovinen E. - Clinical features and possible sources of sporadic Yersinia enterocolitica infections in Finland
Huovinen P. - Evolution of nasopharyngeal bacterial populations during acute and convalescent phase of otitis media
Hurme S. - Serological indicators of good outcome after antibiotic treatment in Lyme borreliosis
Hurtado A. - Molecular characterisation of Campylobacter jejuni isolated from healthy bovine, ovine and free-range poultry faeces in the Basque Country (northern Spain)
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Hussain A. - MicrobLog: an online information resource for those studying or training in medical microbiology, virology and infectious diseases
Hussain M. - Specific identification of Staphylococcus aureus using the extracellular adherence protein gene as a novel target
Hussain Z. - Evaluation of the Vitek AST-GP66TM panel and Vitek TwoTM for susceptibility testing of selected antibiotics with coagulase negative staphylococci
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Hussein E.M. - Genotypes of human Blastocystis hominis isolates and its pathophysiological varaibility in exeperimentally infected rats
Hussein A.M. - Genotypes of human Blastocystis hominis isolates and its pathophysiological varaibility in exeperimentally infected rats
Hussenet F. - Outbreak of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in Luxembourg
Hutse V. - Serological and molecular diagnosis of measles using oral fluid samples
Huttova M. - National 14-year survey of nosocomial meningitis in children and comparison of two periods, 1993–1998 to 1999–2006
Huyghe J. - Evaluation of the prevalence of middle ear pathogens in the outer ear canal and nasopharyngeal cavity of a healthy population
Huynen P. - Presence of extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the faecal flora of patients from general practice
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Hvizdak F. - Efficacy of clindamycin in bacterial vaginosis and risk factors
Hwang I.S. - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: prospective surveillance of prevalence and clinico-epidemiologic feature among patients with otorrhoea in primary Korean otolaryngology clinic
Hytönen J. - Serological indicators of good outcome after antibiotic treatment in Lyme borreliosis