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LaBadie R. - Effect of voriconazole on the pharmacokinetics of reduced doses of sirolimus
Labonia M. - Mechanisms of environmental persistence of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates responsible for outbreaks in three Italian hospitals
Lacasta A. - Aeromonas hydrophila polar flagellum produces two redundant sodium-driven stator motor proteins
Lacavé L. - Prevalence of antibiotic prescriptions in healthcare facilities, France, 2006
  - Prevalence of nosocomial infections, France, 2006
Lachaud L. - Comparison of three methods of real-time PCR with blood smears and antigen detection in plasmodial infection
Lackner M. - Update on Scedosporium/Pseudallescheria infections
Lacoma A. - Evaluation of a Latex Agglutination test for the detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool specimens
  - 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
Lacroix C. - Emergence of ciprofloxacin-gentamicin resistant Escherichia coli: implications for the empirical management of urinary tract infections
Ladefoged K. - The spectrum of invasive bacterial disease in Arctic areas – A population-based study in Greenland
Laffut W. - Validation of inoculation of the VITEK 2 AST cards from SA-select agar for S. aureus
Lafia E. - Anti-R7V antibodies prevalence in HIV-infected patients followed in the ambulatory care centre of a university hospital, Cotonou, Benin
Lafontaine Y. - A new approach towards the prevention and treatment of osteomyelitis: synthesis and in vitro studies of bisphosphonated rifamycin prodrugs
  - New osteotropic prodrugs prevent bone infection in a rat model of osteomyelitis
Lafrancesca M. - Molecular characterisation of community- and hospital-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Lagler H. - Comparison of Austrian, Hungarian and Macedonian meticillin-resistant and meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strains in relation to accessory gene regulator type
  - TREM-1 improves the inflammatory response and outcome to Streptococcus pneumoniae infection by reducing levels of negative regulators in the lung
  - Outbreak of acute gastroenteritis caused by Staphylococcal enterotoxins affecting an Austrian school centre
  - Efflux pump inhibitors may overcome antibiotic resistance in multi-resistant bacteria by increasing intracellular drug concentration
Lagrange N. - Evaluation of the Uni-Gold™Legionella Urinary Antigen Test, a new immunochromatographic test in comparison with the Binax NOW test
Lagrange P. - A novel method for the rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in respiratory and non-respiratory specimens
Lagrou K. - Detection of extended-spectrum b-lactamases among Enterobacteriaceae by use of VITEK 2 and manual detection procedure
  - Evaluation of the new ARCHITECT CMV IgM, IgG and IgG avidity assays
  - Clinical performance of FXGTM : RESP (Asp +) assay for aspergillus on respiratory specimens
  - Clinical performance of FXG:RESP (Asp +) assay for Pneumocystis jirovecii on respiratory specimens
Lai N. - Designing online, educational games about microbes, hand and respiratory hygiene and prudent antibiotics use for junior pupils across Europe
Laich F. - Variable number tandem repeat assay for typing meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - IS257 and heterogeneous location of ileS2 gene in high-level mupirocin resistance staphylococcal plasmids
  - Genotypic characterisation of Staphylococcus lugdunensis
Laire G. - Is there a place for the military in contributing to a global programme managing the MDR-TB challenge and beyond?
Lalande V. - Evaluation of three single-use immunoassays for toxins A and B in the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea
Lalanne C. - Laboratory evaluation of UniCel DxI 800 analyser (Beckman Coulter) for HBV and HCV serological markers
Lalitha MK. - Epidemiology and clinical impact of cefotaxime resistant E. coli, Klebsiella spp. and Enterobacter spp. causing bloodstream infection, skin and soft tissue including surgical site infection and closed space infection
Lalle E. - Replication of Vaccinia virus on PBMC is restricted by mediators of innate immunity
  - Avian influenza H5N1 virus is able to disregulate interferon response activation in human PBMC
  - Increased expression of Werner and Bloom helicases in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of HIV-1 infected patients
Laly A. - Clinical manifestations and outcomes of therapy in 44 cases of brucellar spondylitis
Lam C.S.F. - Identification of a novel group 1 coronavirus from Chinese horseshoe bats
Lamas A. - Qualitative and quantitative composition of gut microbiota from cystic fibrosis patients
Lamb K. - Rapid detection of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in critical care units
Lambelet P. - Three-times weekly teicoplanin in the outpatient treatment of chronic infections
Lambers C. - Immunmodulatory potencies of linezolid in a LPS model of human whole blood
Lambert P.A. - Susceptibility of Clostridium difficile spores to copper surfaces: the Germination Theory
Lambert S. - Screening for Clostridium difficile in meat from French retailers
Lambert P.A. - Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Clostridium difficile from two tertiary referral trusts within Birmingham, UK
  - 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
Lamberti A.G. - HPV-E5 oncoprotein downregulates IFN-beta signalling in HaCaT/E5 cells
  - Veillonella parvula LPS stimulates cytokine production in a TLR4-dependent manner
Lammens C. - Molecular epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in Belgium, 2003–2006
Lamoth F. - Clinical utility of Septifast PCR in neutropenic cancer patients with persistent fever despite antibacterial therapy
  - SeptiFast PCR combined with blood cultures for the microbiological documentation of fever in neutropenic cancer patients
Lamp K.C. - Daptomycin for the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
Lampert M.L. - Checklist for an optimal early switch to oral antibiotics in hospitalised patients
Lampiri M. - Antibiotic resistance of Salmonella enterica serovars in a paediatric hospital in Greece
Lampousaki D. - Surveillance of glycopeptide-resistant enterococci in faecal samples from hospitalised patients during two years in a tertiary hospital
Lamy B. - Comparative evaluation of five Aeromonas phenotypic identification systems
  - Aeromonas infection: clinical observations and laboratory characteristics of an 82-case French study
Lanata C.F. - High levels of antimicrobial resistance of diarrhoegenic Escherichia coli in Peruvian infants
Lanctôt K. - The cost-effectiveness of palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in premature infants with a gestational age of 32–35 weeks in Canada
Landini M.P. - Virological and immunological monitoring of human cytomegalovirus infection in heart and small bowel/multivisceral transplantation
Landini P. - Mechanisms of environmental persistence of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates responsible for outbreaks in three Italian hospitals
Landmann R. - The two predominant HA-MRSA clones in France exhibit specific adhesive and virulence properties in vitro and in vivo in a mice sepsis model in comparison with MSSA isolates
Landoulsi A. - GATC sites might regulate virulence of Salmonella typhimurium
Lang K.S. - Quantifying factors associated with changes in antibiotic susceptibility patterns of enterococci isolated from dairy cattle
Lang H.P. - Microcantilever biosensors and diagnostics
Lang K. - Effects of tylosin and chlortetracycline on the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a simulated river water ecosystem
Lange M. - The culture and antifungal sensitivity testing of pathogenic fungi on a highly porous ceramic
Lange P. - Quantification of the synthesis of antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi-specific antigens within the central nervous system by chemiluminescent and enzyme immunoassay
Lange B. - Risk factors for indeterminate results of a tuberculosis-specific gamma interferon release assay in immunocompromised patients
Langhorst A. - Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections Cohort (INSTINCT)
Lantz K. - Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of inducible Enterobacteriaceae isolated from intra-abdominal infections worldwide: results from SMART 2006
Lanza F. - Molecular evidence of Chlamydia trachomatis in a female patient with ocular lymphoma and chronic hepatitis B
Lanzafame P. - Detection of oxacillin resistance in staphylococci: comparison of MicroScan and cefoxitin disc diffusion test
  - Detection of ESBLs: comparisons of MicroScan, Etest and double disc tests
Lanzarini P. - Earliest possible diagnosis of seroconversion for toxoplasmosis in pregnancy
Lapatschek M. - Restriction of cephalosporins do not alter the burden of cephalosporin resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli in a surgical ICU
Lapovok I. - Structural analysis of the RNA region preceding Gag start codon in HIV-1 type A variants circulating in Russia
Laquerre K. - Quantitative determination and pharmacokinetics of oritavancin in rabbit serum and tibia
  - New osteotropic prodrugs prevent bone infection in a rat model of osteomyelitis
Lara-Pérez M. - Genotypic characterisation of Staphylococcus lugdunensis
Larcher C. - Antimicrobial stewardship programme may help reduce antimicrobial resistance in the intensive care unit
Laribii B. - Tolerance and quality of life improvements: Kaletra® soft-gel capsules vs Kaletra® tablets: the KaleVie study
Larion C. - New thioureides of 2-(4-methyl-phenoxymethyl) benzoic acid with antimicrobial activity
  - Relevance of A 2 phospholipases and matrix-metalloproteases in the assessment of the inflammatory process evolution in periodontal disease
  - In vitro investigation of the intercellular cross-talk between opportunistic bacteria and eukaryotic cells
Larionova E. - MIRU-VNTR genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from central region of Russia
Larrat S. - Anti-orthopoxviral potency of small interfering RNA targeting two genes of the vaccinia virus replication complex
Larrosa N. - Re-evaluation by microdilution of Etest method to determine tigecycline susceptibility in Acinetobacter
Larrosa M.N. - Phylogenetic background of Escherichia coli resistant to quinolone and fluoroquinolone
  - Prevalence of the quinolone-modifying enzyme aac(6')-Ib-cr in extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing enterobacterial isolates in Barcelona
Larsen T.P. - Rapid detection of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus directly from swab culture using EVIGENE
Larsen A. - Surveillance of Staphylococcus aureus susceptibility to fusidic acid in five Canadian laboratories
Larsen J. - Clonality of Enterococcus faecalis isolates from infective endocarditis patients at a Danish hospital
  - Chicken model of Enterococcus faecalis native-valve endocarditis
Larsen T. - The prevalence of carriers of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Copenhagen
Larsson L. - Comparison of PFGE and spa for routine epidemiological typing to monitor and track spread of MRSA over time at a regional level
Lartigue M.F. - Genetic structures at the origin of acquisition of the b-lactamase blaKPC gene
Lascols C. - First detection of the plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in extended-spectrum b-lactamases producing Enterobacteriaceae isolated from in-and out-patients in Switzerland
  - Activity of 5 antibiotics including tigecycline and meropenem against anaerobic bacteria: a French multicentre study
Lasheras A. - Healthcare workers' knowledge of their patients' meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage
Lass-Flörl C. - Epidemiological amphotericin B cut-off values in Aspergillus species using EUCAST methodology and an extended dilution series
  - Pathogenic fungi produce proteases to degrade cerebral immune proteins and to evade immune attack
Lass-Florl C. - Clinical performance of FXG:RESP (Asp +) assay for Pneumocystis jirovecii on respiratory specimens
  - Clinical performance of FXGTM : RESP (Asp +) assay for aspergillus on respiratory specimens
Lass-Flörl C. - Complement evasion by Candida is dependent on glucose concentration
Lassnigg A. - Implication of Candida biofilm maturation on the susceptibility to amphotericin B, caspofungin and posaconazole, alone or in combination
  - Invasive candidiasis, Candida colonisation and antifungal treatment in intensive care patients after cardiothoracic surgery
Laterre P.-F. - Rationale and the role of biologic adjunctive therapy in sCAP
Laterre P.F. - Temocillin 6g daily in critically ill patients: continuous infusion vs. conventional administration
Latino M.A. - Prevalence and determinants of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among young women (14–24 years) in Turin, Italy
Latorre I. - Evaluation of a Latex Agglutination test for the detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool specimens
  - Evaluation of a new immunochromatographic assay for the detection of Legionella antigen in non-concentrated and concentrated urine samples
Latorrre J.C. - Impact of real-time polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of acute meningitis in children
Latronico F. - Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in young dogs and their owners
Lau S.K.P. - Identification of a novel group 1 coronavirus from Chinese horseshoe bats
Laudy A.E. - The first detection of OXA-35 b-lactamase in Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates in Poland and identification of OXA-118, a new extended-spectrum variant of OXA-10 b-lactamase
Laue H. - The effect of testing parameter variations on the in vitro activity of iclaprim
Lauhio A. - C-reactive protein in predicting the need for reoperation in odontogenic maxillofacial infections requiring hospital care
Launay O. - Knowledge of healthcare workers regarding occupational vaccinations
  - REPEVAX® can be safely administered as a booster one month after tetanus, diphtheria and poliomyelitis vaccination: an option for managing increasing incidence of Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough) infection
  - Prevalence for serological markers of hepatotropic viruses A, B, and C, and hepatitis A and B vaccination needs in a prospective cohort of patients with chronic liver diseases awaiting liver transplantation
Laurans C. - Trends in nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children attending daycare centres in France: 1999–2006
Laurent T. - Detection of Leishmania by PCR-oligochromatography with the "Leishmania OligoC-Test"
Laurent F. - Comparative evaluation of five Aeromonas phenotypic identification systems
Laurent C. - Pseudomonas aeruginosa bloodstream infections: a 6-year retrospective review in a university hospital
Laurent F. - Aeromonas infection: clinical observations and laboratory characteristics of an 82-case French study
  - Molecular identification of clinical isolates of Nocardia and related Actinomycetes in the French Observatory for Nocardiosis (OFN) – New epidemiology data of nocardiosis in France between 2000 and 2007
Lauria F.N. - Use of a molecular panel in acute viral respiratory infections
Lauro A. - Virological and immunological monitoring of human cytomegalovirus infection in heart and small bowel/multivisceral transplantation
Laussucq C. - In vitro bactericidal effect of imipenem, meropenem and piperacillin/tazobactam against b-lactam-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains and ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae
Lauvrak V. - MRSA screening – Comparison of chromogenic agar and enrichment broths
Lauwers S. - Carbapenem (cfiA) resistance gene in Bacteroides fragilis group strains in Belgium
  - Prevalence of nim-genes in Bacteroides fragilis group in Belgium
Lavado E. - Use of disinfectable needleless mechanical valve connectors and catheter-related bloodstream infection rates in a polyvalent intensive care unit
Laverde-Gomez J. - German Enterococcus faecium bacteraemia isolates from 1991 to 2007 show a complex clonal structure and multiple acquisitions of virulence genes and vancomycin resistance gene clusters
  - Horizontal transfer of the E. faecalis pathogenicity island between E. faecalis and E. faecium
Laverdiere M. - Surveillance of Staphylococcus aureus susceptibility to fusidic acid in five Canadian laboratories
Lavezzo E. - MicroRNA deregulation in HCV-associated hepatocellular carcinoma
Lavilla S. - Prevalence of the quinolone-modifying enzyme aac(6')-Ib-cr in extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing enterobacterial isolates in Barcelona
Lavrinenko E. - Antibiotic resistance of Haemophilus influenzae isolated in invasive and non-invasive forms of children's infections in Ural region
Lawrence J. - Decreasing susceptibility to ciprofloxacin in foreign travel-related cases of enteric fever in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: results from an enhanced surveillance pilot
  - Travel-associated enteric fever in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland: results from an enhanced surveillance pilot
Lawrence D. - IL-17 is associated with severity of invasive meningococcal disease
Lawrence C. - 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
Laws H. - Prospective, multicentre study of caspofungin for treatment of documented fungal infections in paediatric patients
  - 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
Lawson W. - 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
Lazanas M. - Anti-platelet activating factor effects of antibiotics: a new insight into therapy of sepsis?
Lazar G. - Results after the introduction of a pharmacist-managed surgical antibiotic use policy
Lazar V. - In vitro investigation of the intercellular cross-talk between opportunistic bacteria and eukaryotic cells
Lazarevska L. - Nosocomial outbreaks caused by Serratia marcescens
Lázaro E. - Decreasing b-lactamase production and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance in Haemophilus influenzae in Spain (1997–2007)
Lazzarotto T. - Virological and immunological monitoring of human cytomegalovirus infection in heart and small bowel/multivisceral transplantation
Le Floch R. - Altered pharmacokinetics of linezolid in patients with severe burn injuries
Le Moing V. - Non-AIDS defining non-HAART-related severe clinical events have a high incidence in HIV-patients on HAART and are associated with virological failure: a 7-years follow-up cohort study (ANRS CO8)
Le Turnier S. - The association of several amino acid substitutions in the extended-spectrum AmpC b-lactamases from Escherichia coli decreases its overall enzymatic activity
Le Vacon F. - Usefulness of denaturing high-pressure liquid chromatography to assess in situ gut microbiota in neonates
Leahu L.M. - Bursts of trichinellosis in a Romanian industrial area
Leal A.L. - Effectiveness of an active intervention to improve notification in an antimicrobial resistance surveillance system in a developing country
  - Healthcare professional preferences in educational strategies against antimicrobial resistance in a developing country
  - Fungal bloodstream infections in a citywide network in Bogotá, Colombia, 2001–2006
Leal A. - Molecular characterisation of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from intensive care unit in a hospital, Bogota, Columbia
Leal A.L. - Bloodstream infections among newborns in intensive care unit in a country network in Bogota, Colombia, 2001–2007
Leal Castro A.L. - Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus – Community-acquired phenotype spread in hospitals in Bogotá, Colombia
Leanord A. - Detection of clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: a comparison of agar diffusion tests, VITEK 2 and real-time PCR
  - A comparative evaluation of chromogenic culture media for the detection of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from clinical specimens
  - Evaluation and comparison of organism identification and antimicrobial susceptibility results using direct and conventional testing methods for clinically significant positive blood culture isolates
Leavis H.L. - Tn916-like element EfaB5 genes are highly conserved in invasive Enterococcus faecalis and CC17 Enterococcus faecium
  - Identification of a novel genomic island specific for Enterococcus faecium CC17 by using the deltarho-Web model
Lebedeva O. - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage strains from paediatric population in Arkhangelsk region, Russia
  - Influence of combined contraceptive vaginal ring on vaginal microflora and immunity
Lebessi E. - Bacteraemia due to enteropathogenic bacteria in a paediatric hospital in Athens, Greece
  - Prevalence of gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus and adenovirus in a paediatric population in Athens, Greece
  - Laboratory-confirmed meningococcal disease in children over a 10-year period in Athens, Greece
Lebras J. - Chloroquine susceptibility phenotype and virulence of Plasmodium falciparum
Leca D. - Enterobacteriaceae in urinary tract infections: a laboratory view
Lecaillon E. - Comparative evaluation of five Aeromonas phenotypic identification systems
Lechner A. - Consensus development of quality indicators for hospital antibiotic use: the ABS International Quality Indicators Sub-Project
Lecky D.M. - Designing online, educational games about microbes, hand and respiratory hygiene and prudent antibiotics use for junior pupils across Europe
Leclercq R. - Distribution of Nocardia species in clinical specimens in Greece
  - Dalbavancin (DECIDE) tested against indicated Gram-positive species in European medical centres: results from France
Leclipteux T. - Detection of Leishmania by PCR-oligochromatography with the "Leishmania OligoC-Test"
Lecompte T. - Histoplasma capsulatum var. capsulatum endocarditis in metropolitan France
Lecumberri J. - Evaluation of a real-time PCR (GeneXperTSystem) for the diagnosis of intrapartum group B Streptococcus colonisation
Ledesma K.R. - Pharmacodynamics of amikacin against Acinetobacter baumannii: modelling bacterial response to drug-selective pressures
Ledesma E. - REPEVAX® can be safely administered as a booster one month after tetanus, diphtheria and poliomyelitis vaccination: an option for managing increasing incidence of Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough) infection
Ledesma K.R. - In vivo selection of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa following sub-optimal dosing
Lee N.Y. - Rapid detection and identification of 12 respiratory viruses by dual priming oligonucleotide system-based multiplex PCR assay
Lee V. - The benign nature of dengue in the elderly in Singapore, 2004
  - Lack of benefit of prophylactic platelet transfusion in adult dengue patients
Lee Y-C. - Establishment of molecular typing scheme for determination of recurrence and reinfection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Lee S-Y. - Establishment of molecular typing scheme for determination of recurrence and reinfection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Lee J.S. - Multilocus sequence typing for Candida albicans strains from patients with candidaemia
Lee N.Y. - Clinical significance of nosocomial spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in liver cirrhosis patients and impact of the 3rd generation cephalosporin resistance of Gram-negative bacilli on the outcome
Lee J. - The effect of 3rd generation cephalosporin use restriction on antimicrobial resistance and clinical outcomes among intensive care unit patients
Lee L.C. - The value of active surveillance for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in orthopaedic patients
Lee H.S. - Low body mass index is associated with tuberculosis infection in patients starting continous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Lee S.W. - Effect of intensive education on compliance of tuberculosis patients in low socio-economic status in Bangladesh
Lee S. - Performance of VITEK 2 ESBL confirmation test in a set of well characterised clinical isolates of E. coli, K. pneumonia, K. oxytoca and Enterobacter species. An alternative for double disc testing
Lee H. - Comparison of performance of MacConkey agar and Mueller-Hinton agar in imipenem-Hodge test
Lee K. - Comparison of performance of MacConkey agar and Mueller-Hinton agar in imipenem-Hodge test
Lee B. - Augmented effect by early antibiotic treatment of lung infected mice using sequentially adapted mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lee Y. - Evaluation of the AcroMetrix® OptiChallenge Inhibition Panel in different QIAGEN® sample preparation protocols automated on the QIAcube
Lee E-J. - Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Clostridium difficile in a tertiary hospital in Korea from 2004 to 2005
Lee H.S. - Incidence and risk factors of infection in a single cohort of 110 adults with systemic lupus erythematosus
Lee N-Y. - Identification of species in the Acinetobacter calcoaceticusA. baumannii complex isolated from blood cultures by an oligonucleotide assay
Lee J.Y. - High rates of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance QnrB variants among ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae from urinary tract infections in Korea
Lee E.Y. - High rates of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance QnrB variants among ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae from urinary tract infections in Korea
Lee J.N. - High rates of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance QnrB variants among ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae from urinary tract infections in Korea
Lee H. - 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
Lee K. - 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
Lee M. - PVL(+) MRSA causing infections in hospitalised patients
Lee K. - Effect of Oxgall on the imipenem-disc Hodge test in screening metallo-b-lactamase-producing Gram-negative bacilli
Lee K.M. - Pharmacodynamics of amikacin against Acinetobacter baumannii: modelling bacterial response to drug-selective pressures
Lee N. - Viral aetiology of hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia in Hong Kong
Lee J.S. - Acinetobacter baumannii outer membrane protein A targets voltage-dependent anion channel and induces early-onset apoptosis and delayed-onset necrosis in dendritic cells
Lee J.C. - Acinetobacter baumannii outer membrane protein A targets voltage-dependent anion channel and induces early-onset apoptosis and delayed-onset necrosis in dendritic cells
Lee J. - Effectiveness of the influenza vaccine – Problems with selection bias
  - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: prospective surveillance of prevalence and clinico-epidemiologic feature among patients with otorrhoea in primary Korean otolaryngology clinic
Lee K. - Comparison of toxigenic status and PCR ribotype of Clostridium difficile in three university teaching hospitals in Korea
Lee S.H. - Risk factors for human infection with scrub typhus
Lee M.S. - Epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical outcome of candidaemia in a tertiary care hospital in Korea
Lee H.J. - Epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical outcome of candidaemia in a tertiary care hospital in Korea
Lee K. - Isolation of carbapenemase-producing Pseudomonas otitidis from a patient with chronic otitis media
Lee H.S. - CgCDR1, CgCDR2, and CgERG11 gene expression in Candida glabrata biofilms formed by bloodstream isolates
Lee Y.C. - Prevalence of the blaIMP-1 gene in epidemiologically unrelated Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in Korea
Lee J.C. - Prevalence of the blaIMP-1 gene in epidemiologically unrelated Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in Korea
Lee K.M. - Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec profiles of Staphylococcus aureus isolated in 13 Korean hospitals
Lee S.Y. - Comparison of Seeplex VRE detection kit with chromID VRE agar for the detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in faecal specimen
Lee G.D. - Comparison of Seeplex VRE detection kit with chromID VRE agar for the detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in faecal specimen
Lee J.Y. - Comparison of BACTEC Plus media and BacT/Alert FA media to detect bacteria in blood culture bottles containing peak therapeutic levels of antimicrobials
Lee M.A. - Comparison of BACTEC Plus media and BacT/Alert FA media to detect bacteria in blood culture bottles containing peak therapeutic levels of antimicrobials
Lee S.J. - Evaluation of MicroScan Neg Combo Panel Type 44 for detecting extended spectrum b-lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae
Lee H.J. - Changing molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in Korea over a ten-year period
Lee Y.S. - Changing molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in Korea over a ten-year period
Lee N. - Effect of vaccination for haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome: analysis of 5-year experience
Leegaard T. - Emergence of metallo-b-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Scandinavia
Leegaard T.M. - Listeria monocytogenes outbreak in a comprehensive cancer and transplantation centre
Leenders A.C.A.P. - MRSA carriage in healthcare personnel in contact with farm animals
Leens E. - Underreporting of accidental blood exposure in Belgian hospitals
Leerbeck L. - 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
Lefort A. - Histoplasma capsulatum var. capsulatum endocarditis in metropolitan France
Legakis N.J. - The in vitro activity of tigecycline against 2,423 clinical isolates. Comparison of the EUCAST and the FDA approved breakpoints
  - ompA genotyping and epidemiological investigation of Chlamydia trachomatis urethritis in male patients, Athens, Greece
Legaria M. - 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
Leggewie S. - Lack of effect of the novel antibiotic iclaprim on the anticoagulant activity and the pharmacokinetics of warfarin in healthy subjects
Legout L. - Tolerability of prolonged linezolid-rifampicin combination in bone joint infection: a retrospective study
  - Comparison of vancomycin and teicoplanin trough serum levels in patients treated for orthopaedic device infections
Legrand D. - Guidelines observance by general practitioners for respiratory tract infections: a quantitative study using the "Small Samples Approach" for in-depth, case-based analysis in French-speaking Belgium
Legros J.M. - Clinical qualitative evaluation of the diagnosis of acute otitis media in general practice
Lehoux D. - Quantitative determination and pharmacokinetics of oritavancin in rabbit serum and tibia
  - New osteotropic prodrugs prevent bone infection in a rat model of osteomyelitis
  - Use of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic principles for decision support for short-course oritavancin dosing regimens for complicated skin and skin structure infections
Leib S. - Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae elicit distinct patterns of inflammatory parameters in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with bacterial meningitis
Leib S.L. - The host response in pneumococcal meningitis: differential transcriptome analysis in cerebral cortex and hippocampus
  - Effect of vancomycin versus rifampicin in combination with ceftriaxone on inflammation and hearing loss in experimental pneumococcal meningitis
Leibovici L. - Performance of the TREAT decision support system in an environment with low prevalence of resistant pathogens
  - Safety reporting in randomised clinical trials of HAART: systematic review
  - Treatment of invasive Candida infections – Systematic review and meta-analysis
Leibovitz E. - Procalcitonin in the diagnosis of acute bacterial otitis media
  - To determine the efficacy and safety of different doses of faropenem medoxomil in acute otitis media as measured by double tympanocentesis
Leidinger H. - Evaluation of the RIDA®QUICK Verotoxin/O157 for the detection of Shiga toxin and Escherichia coli O157 in stool enrichment cultures
Leighton A. - 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)
Leinberger D. - Rapid extended-spectrum b-lactamases detection using DNA chips
Leinonen M. - Trends in incidence of and serotypes causing invasive pneumococcal disease in Finland during 1995–2007: implications for introduction of conjugate vaccine
  - Biofilm formation of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from nasopharynx and middle-ear effusion
Leitner I. - Efflux pump inhibitors may overcome antibiotic resistance in multi-resistant bacteria by increasing intracellular drug concentration
Leitner E. - 16S rDNA PCR and sequencing: the only way for identification of Actinobaculum massiliae out of human clinical samples
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Leitner S. - Epidemiological amphotericin B cut-off values in Aspergillus species using EUCAST methodology and an extended dilution series
Leitner E. - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in southeastern Austria: distribution to spa-types and first occurrence of USA300
Leiva P. - Serological screening of Chagas' disease in pregnant immigrant women proceeding from endemic areas in Spain
Leiva J. - Is venous access port inner surface colonisation related with port obstruction?
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Lejeune B. - Prevalence of Rotavirus, Adenovirus, Norovirus and Astrovirus infections by rapid EIA and ELISA assays in hospitalised French children
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Lelek M. - A controlled intervention study to improve antibiotic use in a Russian paediatric hospital
Lelekis M. - Trends in antibiotic consumption over an 8-year period in a general hospital of Athens, Greece
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Lelieur-Piérard M. - Trends in nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children attending daycare centres in France: 1999–2006
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Lemaire S. - MDR1 (P-glycoprotein) and MRP1 (multidrug resistance-related protein 1) eukaryotic efflux transporters do not affect the cellular accumulation and intracellular activity of tigecycline towards intraphagocytic Staphylococcus aureus
Lemaire X. - Comparison of vancomycin and teicoplanin trough serum levels in patients treated for orthopaedic device infections
Lemaire S. - Intracellular activity of antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus internalised human skin keratinocytes: comparison with THP-1 macrophages
Lemaire X. - Tolerability of prolonged linezolid-rifampicin combination in bone joint infection: a retrospective study
Lemjadhi H. - A newly identified clonal Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain has a high prevalence in the Dutch cystic fibrosis population
Lencastre H. - Non-invasive coagulase negative staphylococci: population variability and meticillin resistance
Leng D. - Bacterial membrane drug efflux and receptor proteins
Lengerova M. - 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
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Leo Y.S. - Lack of benefit of prophylactic platelet transfusion in adult dengue patients
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Leon C. - Serum procalcitonin measurement contribution to the early diagnosis of invasive candidiasis in critically ill patients: findings from the CAVA study
Leon Leal J. - Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation in young people with HIV infection
Leonard S. - Evaluation of the Etest GRD strip for identification of hGISA
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Leonildi A. - Management of bacteraemia due to carbapenem resistant non-carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae
Leontieva G.F. - Constraction of polyvalent anti-streptococcal vaccines and analysis of their polyvalent features
Leotsakos A. - Engaging more than 300 healthcare facilities from Europe to participate in the testing of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy
Lepape A. - Detection of superantigenic toxin Vbeta T-cell signatures during menstrual and non-menstrual staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome but not during S. aureus septic shock
Lepe J. - Effect of delay in the administration of adequate antibiotic treatment in Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteraemia
Lepenies B. - Synthetic Plasmodium falciparum GPI: TLR recognition and structural requirements
Lepère W. - Late port-a-cath infection with Enterobacter amnigenus – An example of Gram-negative port-a-cath infection
Leplae R. - Genetic diversity and evolution of group A Streptococcus M protein
Leport C. - Non-AIDS defining non-HAART-related severe clinical events have a high incidence in HIV-patients on HAART and are associated with virological failure: a 7-years follow-up cohort study (ANRS CO8)
Lerma E. - Is vancomicin necessary in empirical treatment of community-acquired meningitis?
Lernout T. - Serological and molecular diagnosis of measles using oral fluid samples
Leroy O. - Epidemiology, management and risk factors for death of invasive Candida infections in critical care units: a multicentre, prospective, observational study in France (2005–2006)
Lervang H. - Diabetes, glycaemic control and risk of hospitalisation with pneumonia: a population-based case-control study
Lervang H.H. - Change from oral antidiabetic therapy to insulin and risk of urinary tract infections in type 2 diabetic patients: a population-based prescription study
Lescoe M.K. - Genetic organisation of transposase regions surrounding blaKPC carbapenemase genes on plasmids from K. pneumoniae and E. cloacae
Lesenne A. - In vitro activity of tigecycline against enterococci
Lesiak I. - Complement evasion by Candida is dependent on glucose concentration
Leskovar V. - Correlation of adherence and haemagglutination abilities of Staphylococcus saprophyticus strains
Lesnicar G. - Sympathetic skin response in patients with purulent meningoencephalitis
Lesseva M. - Recombinant Borrelia burgdorferi protein antigens in the serology of early Lyme borreliosis
Lethuillier A. - Use of mass spectrometry to identify clinical Fusarium isolates
Leung E. - Viral aetiology of hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia in Hong Kong
Leveque N. - Clinical, epidemiological and virological features of an aseptic meningitis outbreak in northeastern France, 2005
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Levi K. - Antimicrobial susceptibility and molecular epidemiology of Clostridium difficile (CD) isolated from faecal CD toxin-positive patients in a UK teaching hospital
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Levi M. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Levidiotou S. - Clonal analysis and toxin gene carriage of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from three hospitals in western Greece
Levterova V. - Whole genome typing strategy for phylogenetic assignment of species
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Lew D. - Comparison of tigecycline and vancomycin for treatment of experimental foreign body infection due to meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Lew E. - Seroepidemiology of sexually transmitted infections in East and South Georgia, 1998–2002
Lewis R.E. - Efficacy and safety of caspofungin monotherapy in cancer patients with candidaemia
Lewis N. - Do vaccines increase the risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome?
Lewis R.E. - Candidiasis in patients with haematological malignancies, in a tertiary care cancer centre (2001–2007): stable incidence but changing epidemiology of a still frequently lethal infection
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L'Hériteau F. - Prevalence of antibiotic prescriptions in healthcare facilities, France, 2006
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Li G. - Molecular characterisation of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal isolates from patients with uncomplicated skin infections
Li R. - First report of clinical and epidemiologic characterisation of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from mainland China
Li J. - Faropenem pharmacokinetics in AOM children following oral administration of faropenem medoxomil
Li G. - Comparative antibacterial activity of retapamulin, cephalothin, gentamicin and erythromycin against Staphylococcus aureus, including molecularly characterised isolates of MRSA recovered from uncomplicated skin infections
Li Q. - The mechanism of carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates and expression of OXA-72 in Pichia pastoris
Li L.F. - Diagnostic value of the soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 in critically ill patients with suspected sepsis
Li J. - SIV-specific CD8+ T-cells mediated protection from uncontrolled viral replication after vaginal challenge in live-attenuated immunised rhesus macaques
Li Y. - Bacterial resistance surveillance in China: a report from Mohnarin, 2004–2005
Li H. - Prospective evaluation of rapid antigen tests for diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus infections
Li X. - Genotypic detection of rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: analysis of mutations from high- and low-incidence areas using denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography
Li K.S.M. - Identification of a novel group 1 coronavirus from Chinese horseshoe bats
Li H.L. - Study on SHV-type extended-spectrum-b-lactamase in Hunan province
Li Vigni N. - Regional trends in telithromycin and azithromycin resistance among Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates
Liao C.H. - Prevalence of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis in Taiwan
Liao C-H. - In vitro activities of tigecycline against Aeromonas, Vibrio, and Salmonella species, Taiwan
Liao S. - Monte Carlo simulation of ceftaroline for pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic target attainment and dose selection
Liapikou A. - Severe community-acquired pneumonia: validation of the ATS/IDSA guidelines to predict admission to the ICU
Liassine N. - First detection of the plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in extended-spectrum b-lactamases producing Enterobacteriaceae isolated from in-and out-patients in Switzerland
Liberati M. - Novel methods for the diagnosis of HPV infection
Liberto M.C. - HPV-E5 oncoprotein downregulates IFN-beta signalling in HaCaT/E5 cells
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Libisch B. - Molecular typing indicates an important role of two international clonal complexes in the dissemination of VIM-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates in Hungary
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Liddle S. - A comparison of predictors for high-grade CIN in the triage of women with abnormal smears
Liduma I. - Use of GenoType® Enterococcus test to improve enterococci detection correctness
Liebana E. - Development and validation of a novel media (CHROMagar ECC CTX-M) for isolation of CTX-M producing Enterobacteriacae whilst inhibiting ampC producing organisms
Lieberman J. - Prospective, multicentre study of caspofungin for treatment of documented fungal infections in paediatric patients
Lienhard R. - Rapid culture based detection of Streptococcus agalactiae on vaginal/rectal swabs
Liesenfeld O. - Pyrimethamine/sulfadiazine and atovaquone impact maturation of antibodies and avidity against Toxoplasma gondii in a murine model of acute infection
Liesnard C. - Molecular typing and epidemiology of Enterovirus in Belgium, 2005–2007
Lillie M. - Trends in bacteraemia: England 2002–2006
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Lim T.P. - Pharmacodynamics of amikacin against Acinetobacter baumannii: modelling bacterial response to drug-selective pressures
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Lim M.S. - The value of active surveillance for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in orthopaedic patients
Limban C. - New thioureides of 2-(4-methyl-phenoxymethyl) benzoic acid with antimicrobial activity
Limonne F. - Performance evaluation of VIDIA® CMV IgG assay, a new automated immunoassay for the detection and quantification of CMV IgG in human serum and plasma
Lin J.S. - Comparison of neutrophil volume distribution width with C-reactive protein and procalcitonin for diagnosis of culture-proven sepsis
Lin T-Y. - Community-acquired Pseudomonas aeruginosa enterocolitis and sepsis in infants
Lin S. - Impact of skin and skin structure infections on hospital length of stay, mortality and costs: a matched cohort analysis
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Lin Y-H. - Factors associated with presence of isolated anti-HBc antibody in HIV-infected persons in Taiwan
Lin J. - Plasma protein binding of anidulafungin is similar to other major Echinocandins
Lina G. - The signal peptide of Panton-Valentine leukocidine LukS component induces increased adhesion to extracellular matrix components in Staphylococcus aureus
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Lina B. - Transmission of influenza virus within a French university hospital during three influenza seasons, from October 2004 to April 2007
Linares M.J. - In vitro susceptibilities of clinical isolates of filamentous fungi to new antifungal agents
Linares J. - Emergence of a multi-resistant genotype of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a university hospital in Barcelona
Liñares J. - Diversity of pneumococcal surface protein A among prevalent clones causing invasive disease in adult patients in Barcelona (1997–2006)
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Linares L. - Combination antifungal therapy for invasive aspergillosis in solid organ transplant recipients
Liñares J. - Trends in extendeds-spectrum b-lactamase Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary Spanish hospital (1993–2006)
Lindbaek M. - How to single out the sinusitis patients who can benefit from antibiotic treatment
Linde H. - Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia – An AIDS defining illness?
Lindermayer M. - Molecular evidence of a nosocomial Pneumocystis jirovecii transmission among 16 patients after kidney transplantation
Lindgren M. - Epidemiology of a new population of quinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica
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Lindholm L. - Evolution of nasopharyngeal bacterial populations during acute and convalescent phase of otitis media
Lindqvist C. - C-reactive protein in predicting the need for reoperation in odontogenic maxillofacial infections requiring hospital care
Lindsay J. - Gene expression of vancomycin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strain EMRSA-15 following exposure to sub-inhibitory levels of vancomycin
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Lineback P. - Clinical comparison fo the molecular-based BD GeneOhm Cdiff assay to the cytotoxicity tissue culture assay for the direct detection of toxin B gene from toxigenic Clostridium difficile strains in faecal specimens
Ling T. - A novel DHPLC assay for identifying genotypes of SHV-type
Ling M.L. - The value of active surveillance for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in orthopaedic patients
Ling C. - Evaluation of an acromopeptidase based extraction method and use of the Rotor-Gene to improve the BD GeneOhm IDI MRSA assay
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Lingaas E. - Listeria monocytogenes outbreak in a comprehensive cancer and transplantation centre
Lioni A. - Anti-platelet activating factor effects of antibiotics: a new insight into therapy of sepsis?
Lipsky B.A. - Severe diabetic foot osteomyelitis
Lira C. - Travel medicine surveillance in northeastern, Brazil
Lisbonne M. - Role of invariant NKT lymphocytes in the hepatic granulomatous response to Leishmania donovani infection
Lisby G. - Performance of the TREAT decision support system in an environment with low prevalence of resistant pathogens
Lisena F. - HIV-associated pulmonary hypertension: to screen or not to screen?
Liskova A. - Previous exposure to prophylactic co-trimoxazole and resistance in bacteria from HIV-positive children: absence of resistance selection pressure of co-trimoxazole
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Lismond A. - Epidemiological survey of resistance to b-lactams (AMX, CFX, CRO), macrolides (CLR, TEL), and fluoroquinolones (LVX, MXF) in a Belgian collection of community-acquired pneumonia isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Lissoir B. - Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii-producing OXA-23 carbapenemase at one Belgian acute care hospital
Lite J. - Evolution of the incidence of early-onset and late-onset group B Streptococcal disease before and after prevention policies – Barcelona 1994–2007
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Lito L. - Plasmid-mediated CMY-2 AmpC b-lactamase and CTX-M-14 extended-spectrum b-lactamase in Proteus mirabilis clinical isolate
Little S. - Comparative efficacy of iclaprim against wild-type and thymidine kinase-deficient Staphylococcus aureus in a mouse abscess model
Liu Y. - First report of clinical and epidemiologic characterisation of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from mainland China
Liu C-E. - Factors associated with presence of isolated anti-HBc antibody in HIV-infected persons in Taiwan
Liu X. - Tifacogin, a recombinant tissue factor pathway inhibitor eliminates serum-resistant Escherichia coli from blood cultures
Liu Y. - Molecular epidemiology of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in fourteen cities in China from 2005 to 2006
Liu J. - Bacterial membrane drug efflux and receptor proteins
Liu X. - Synthetic Plasmodium falciparum GPI: TLR recognition and structural requirements
Liu C-Y. - In vitro activities of tigecycline against Aeromonas, Vibrio, and Salmonella species, Taiwan
Liu X. - Tifacogin and a synthetic TFPI peptide fragment suppress cytokine production due to Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus in whole blood cultures
Liu W.E. - Study on SHV-type extended-spectrum-b-lactamase in Hunan province
Liu W.C. - Detection of amebiasis among men who have sex with men, with or without human immunodeficiency virus infection
Liu Y-F. - Characterisation of carbapenem-nonsusceptible Escherichia coli isolates from a university hospital in Taiwan
Liu W. - Ceftobiprole and Levofloxacin are synergistic against an isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa as evaluated in a neutropenic mouse thigh infection model
Livermore D. - Emergence during therapy of efflux-mediated tigecycline resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii belonging to a UK epidemic clone
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Livermore D.M. - Phenotypic AmpC detection – which inhibitor is best?
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Livermore D. - In vitro activity of retapamulin against Staphylococcus aureus isolates resistant to fusidic acid and mupirocin
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Livermore D.M. - Comparison of the VITEK®2 AST-N054 test card with MASTDISCS® manual disc testing for the detection of extended spectrum b-lactamase production in Escherichia coli with CTX-M phenotypes
Lixandru B. - Molecular characterisation of PER-1 extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates from Romania
Ljubin-Sternak S. - Correlation of adherence and haemagglutination abilities of Staphylococcus saprophyticus strains
Llamas M. - First detection of transferable metallo-b-lactamases in the Netherlands
Llaneza M.E. - Salmonella enterica producing extended-spectrum b-lactamases in Zaragoza, Spain, 2001 to 2005
  - Analysis of structural alterations in the regulatory region of the erm(TR) gene of Streptococcus agalactiae with constitutively expressed MLSB resistance
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Llanos A. - Predisposing factors for CTX-M or SHV extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in community-acquired infections
LLinares P. - Community-acquired pneumonia occurring in immunocompromised older patients: incidence, causative organisms, and outcome
Llobet T. - Is multiple-stool-specimen ova and parasite examination necessary?
Llop A. - Myocarditis outbreak with fatal cases associated to Adenovirus subgenera C among children, Havana City, 2005
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Lloret M. - Rapid identification of pneumococci and enterococci in blood culture bottles using Latex Agglutination
Llovet M.I. - Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of b-lactam resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates with reduced susceptibility to amoxicillin-clavulanate from a chronic-care hospital
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Llovo J. - A Trichuris vulpis parasitosis: an unexpected discovery
Lloyd A. - Treatment of patients hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia using moxifloxacin versus levofloxacin and ceftriaxone: comparing costs from the hospital and social insurance perspectives
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Lo D. - Longitudinal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus in families of non-healthcare workers in Hong Kong
Lo H-J. - Susceptibilities to amphotericin B and fluconazole of Candida species in TSARY 2006
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Lo H-L. - Cph1p negatively regulating MDR1 involved in drug resistance in Candida albicans
Lo Cascio G. - First report of carbapenem-resistant Bacteroides fragilis strain isolated from an intensive care unit in Italy
Loaiza N. - Use of a new PCR to identify Candida species isolated directly from a positive blood culture
Lobo A. - Travel medicine surveillance in northeastern, Brazil
Locatelli F. - Prospective, multicentre study of caspofungin for treatment of documented fungal infections in paediatric patients
Lochman I. - Long-term follow-up of new-borns of HBsAg positive mothers vaccinated against hepatitis B
Lochmanova J. - 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
Lociuro S. - Comparative efficacy of iclaprim against wild-type and thymidine kinase-deficient Staphylococcus aureus in a mouse abscess model
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Lockhart M. - A two-centre study to determine possible geographic differences in the prevalence of Clostridium difficile ribotypes in Scotland
Löckinger A. - Tolerability of N-chlorotaurine, a new endogenous antiseptic, in the bronchopulmonary system
Lodato A. - Biological monitoring of sterilisation procedures in dental offices in Venezuela
Lodise T.P. - Predictors of piperacillin-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa among patients with respiratory tract infections: the predictive value of varying exposure definitions and the risk of multiple prior antibiotic exposures
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Loez C. - Tolerability of prolonged linezolid-rifampicin combination in bone joint infection: a retrospective study
Lofgren S. - Spa typing is an excellent method for surveillance of MRSA
Löfgren S. - Molecular epidemiological analysis of Clostridium difficile infections in a Swedish County
Loga K. - Pulmonary involvement in leptospirosis, Northern Greece
Logan N. - Evaluation and comparison of organism identification and antimicrobial susceptibility results using direct and conventional testing methods for clinically significant positive blood culture isolates
Logothetis E. - Genital candidiasis in prepubertal and pubertal girls
Loiez C. - Comparison of vancomycin and teicoplanin trough serum levels in patients treated for orthopaedic device infections
Lõivukene K. - Antibiotic susceptibility pattern and tetracycline resistance of Lactobacillus strains of different origin
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Lolis N. - Prevalence of meticillin-sensitive and resistant S. aureus nasal colonisation in healthcare workers in a tertiary hospital
Lomas E. - Comparison of quantitative PCR after automatic DNA extraction and pp65 antigen detection for diagnosis of CMV infection in stem cell transplant recipients
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Longo B. - Prevalence and determinants of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among young women (14–24 years) in Turin, Italy
Lopes J.D. - Identification of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis highly virulent isolate ligands peptides by phage display with fungicidal activity in vitro
Lopes J.A. - Epidemiological typing of multi-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains by FT-IR
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Lopes J.D. - Characterisation and expression of the gene encoding a glicoprotein of 70 kda (gp70) from Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
López M. - vanB2-Tn5382 typing in enterococcal clones disseminated around 16 hospitals in Chile
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López P.M. - Evaluation of linezolid, vancomycin, gentamicin, and ciprofloxacin activity against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms using XTT and Resazurin
López F. - Comparative activity of various antimicrobial agents against Bacteroides fragilis group strains
López P.M. - Efficacy of liposomal amphotericin B, amphotericin B deoxycholate or caspofungin in the treatment of experimental Candida glabrata catheter infection using the antifungal-lock technique
Lòpez G. - Antibiotic susceptibility in Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from symptomatic Venezuelan patients
López E.L. - Predictive factors for typhlitis in paediatric oncology patients with neutropenia and abdominal focus
López M. - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of antimicrobial resistance in faecal enterococci of healthy humans and animals
López-Brea M. - Study of Neisseria gonorrhoeae during a seven year period in a Spanish teaching hospital
Lopez-Brea M. - Virulence factors and antimicrobial resistance in H. pylori clinical isolates by a multiple correspondence analysis
López-Brea M. - Susceptibility patterns of Helicobacter pylori paediatric strains in Spain
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López-Cerero L. - Prevailing occurrence of SHV-12-producing E. coli isolates in retail raw meat samples in southern Spain
López-Colomés J.L. - Is vancomicin necessary in empirical treatment of community-acquired meningitis?
López-Contreras J. - Clinical evolution of patients with hepatic abscesses in a period of 6 years (2000–2005)
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Lopez-Cortes L.F. - Molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in newly diagnosed patients in southern Spain
López-Fabal F. - Comparative in vitro activity of ertapenem against carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria isolated from blood cultures
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López-Oviedo E. - Evaluation of disc diffusion in susceptibility testing of anidulafungin against Aspergillus isolates
López-Rojas R. - Pre-clinical studies of a new quinolone (UB-8902) against Acinetobacter baumannii resistant to ciprofloxacin
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Lopez-Velez R. - Travel characteristics and main diagnoses observed in ill returned travellers
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Loran O. - Experimental models of upper urinary tract infections caused by sexually transmitted diseases isolated or in conjunction with non-specific agents
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Lora-Tamayo J. - Pulmonary aspergillosis following Mycobacterium kansasii lung disease
Lorente S. - Brucella melitensis DNA persistence in patients with chronic brucellosis
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Lorente-Ortuño S. - Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women in the Albacete area, Spain
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Lorino G. - Distribution of macrolide resistance genotypes and phenotypes among Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci, Italy
Lortholary O. - Epidemiology, management and risk factors for death of invasive Candida infections in critical care units: a multicentre, prospective, observational study in France (2005–2006)
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Losa J. - Differences in health resources use and associated cost between HIV immigrants and Spaniards
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Loster J. - Relationship between gastric secretion, bacterial and fungal colonisation and histological changes in gastric mucosa in HIV-infected patients
Lothe S. - Are mycobacteria present in colon biopsies from patients with early inflammatory bowel disease?
Louie A. - Ceftobiprole and Levofloxacin are synergistic against an isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa as evaluated in a neutropenic mouse thigh infection model
Louis P. - 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
Loulergue P. - Knowledge of healthcare workers regarding occupational vaccinations
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Lounis N. - Impact of the interaction of R207910 with rifampicin on the treatment of murine tuberculosis
Loupa C. - Trends in antibiotic consumption over an 8-year period in a general hospital of Athens, Greece
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Loureiro M.M. - A clinical model for predicting severe medical complications in cancer patients with bloodstream infections
Louro D. - Analysis of Haemophilus influenzae isolated from invasive disease, in Portugal, during extensive vaccination against H. influenzae serotype b
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Love W. - XF-73: a novel antimicrobial – Investigation of the change in MIC against multiple MRSA strains during a 55-passage study
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Love W.G. - XF-73, a novel anti-staphylococcal antimicrobial with very rapid bactericidal activity
Lovell O. - International Circumpolar Surveillance of invasive bacterial diseases, 2000–2006
Lovering A.M. - A daptomycin assay by high-performance liquid chromatography
Lovering A. - Pharmacodynamics of vancomycin against MRSA: implications of bacterial inoculum for the clinical breakpoint
Lovering A.M. - Altered pharmacokinetics of linezolid in patients with severe burn injuries
Lovgren M. - The epidemiology of invasive group A streptococcal infection in the North American Arctic, 2000–2006
Low D. - Trends in antimicrobial resistance in S. pneumoniae, Canada, 1993–2007
Low D.E. - Prevalence of fluoroquinolone resistance and QRDR mutations in S. pneumoniae in Toronto, Canada, 1995–2006
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Low C.Y. - An analysis of two sets of paired BACTEC aerobic/F and anaerobic/F blood culture vials with or without an agar-broth biphasic selective fungal culture vial for the detection of fungaemia
Low D.E. - Interactions between serotype and mutations in quinolone-resistance determining regions of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Lowden C.J. - Susceptibility of Clostridium difficile spores to copper surfaces: the Germination Theory
Lowther J. - Selection of Staphylococcus aureus resistant to NXL101 and identification of associated mutations in gyrA
Loza E. - Population structure of erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive isolates recovered in a Spanish hospital in Madrid
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Lozano A. - Incidence of human papillomavirus genotypes and estimated repercussion of quadrivalent vaccine in Cadiz, Spain
Lozano F. - Polymorphisms in the mannose-binding lectin and in the MBL-associated serine protease genes in intensive care unit patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Lozano L. - Healthcare-associated bacteraemic pneumonia: aetiology, severity of disease and outcomes
Lozano C. - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of antimicrobial resistance in faecal enterococci of healthy humans and animals
Lozhkina O. - Investigation of affinity properties of receptor protein G of group G streptococci in different flow-through models using the approaches of affinity high-performance monolithic disk chromatography
Lozniewski A. - Evaluation of the new VITEK-2 ANC identification card in a clinical laboratory
Lu D. - SIV-specific CD8+ T-cells mediated protection from uncontrolled viral replication after vaginal challenge in live-attenuated immunised rhesus macaques
Lu J-J. - Establishment of molecular typing scheme for determination of recurrence and reinfection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Lubenko I. - Heterogeneity of the mutant selection window: selection of resistant Staphylococcus aureus at ciprofloxacin constant concentrations simulated close to the MIC or the mutant prevention concentration
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Lucarelli C. - Prevalence of qnr genes in Italy among Salmonella strains with reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin
Lucas C. - Detection of clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: a comparison of agar diffusion tests, VITEK 2 and real-time PCR
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Luchtenburg A. - Validation of the Abbott Architect syphilis TP test against the Dade Behring Enzygnost syphilis ELISA and the Fujirebio Treponema pallidum particle agglutination test
Lucini V. - Identification of mutations in HERG and KCNE2 genes associated with arrhythmia in patients treated with macrolides
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Luconi L. - Preliminary evaluation of a commercially available rapid immunochromatographic method for the detection of IgM antibody response to chikungunya and dengue viruses
Luczak M. - Distribution of types of toxigenicity and susceptibility to antimicrobial agents among Clostridium difficile strains isolated in two academic hospitals in Warsaw, Poland
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Ludlam H. - Epidemiology of Fusobacterium necrophorum in university students
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Ludwig K. - Influence of anidulafungin on different Candida species in a continuous flow culture system
Lueangniyomkul A. - Treatment outcomes of tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients after initiation of anti-retroviral therapy in a resource-limited setting
Luengo J. - Candidaemia in a tertiary hospital: analysis of trends and mortality
Luethi B. - Comparison of antifungal therapy in intensive care unit and oncological patients
Luft B. - A cell envelope protein array of Borrelia burgdorferi to profile the humoral response of patients with Lyme disease
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Luft 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
Lugenheim M. - Comparative in vitro activities of tigecycline and 11 other antimicrobial agents against 217 epidemiologically defined Acinetobacter bloodstream isolates
Lugert R. - 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
Lui G. - Viral aetiology of hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia in Hong Kong
Luijt D.S. - Development and validation of a real-time PCR assay for detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile, as part of a Dutch study on the epidemiology of gastro-enteritis
Lukacova L. - Long-term follow-up of new-borns of HBsAg positive mothers vaccinated against hepatitis B
Lukas W. - Empirical first-line antibiotic-therapy in adult patients with acute upper respiratory tract infections in eastern part of Poland
Lukinmaa S. - Epidemiology of a new population of quinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica
Luksananun T. - Streptococcus suis infection and risk factors for death in northern Thailand
Luna A. - Usefulness of urinary Streptococcus pneumoniae test for early aetiologic diagnostic of community-acquired pneumonia admitted to a regional hospital (ATHENAS Study)
Lunardi L. - Two specific strains of Histoplasma capsulatum causing mucocutaneous manifestations of histoplasmosis: a frequent manifestation of histoplasmosis in Latin America
Lunca C. - Sensitivity profile to some new antibiotics of most frequently encountered bacterial species in infections in a hospital in Romania – Comparison 2003 vs. 2006
Lundberg C.V. - Mecillinam is active against ESBL-CTX-M producing E. coli in vivo in experimental UTI
Lundblad E. - Expression analysis of the native ampC gene in Norwegian clinical isolates of Escherichia coli with defined ampC promoter mutations and an AmpC-resistance profile
Lundbye-Christensen S. - Meterological effects on the incidence of pneumococcal bacteraemia in Denmark
Lundkvist Å. - Passive immunisation protects cynomolgus macaques against Puumala hantavirus challenge
Lunt B. - From "chicken run" to quality care and best practice in management of patients with infections caused by extended-spectrum b-lactamase-associated bacteria
Lunt K. - From "chicken run" to quality care and best practice in management of patients with infections caused by extended-spectrum b-lactamase-associated bacteria
Luo X. - Comparative efficacy of EDP-420, azithromycin, telithromycin, clindamycin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, linezolid and levofloxacin against murine skin abscess induced by meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 PVL+ mecA strain
Lupse M. - Risk factors for meticillin-resistance among patients with Staphylococcus aureus sepsis
Lusicky M. - A case of cutaneous listeriosis in a man
Lusthusz A.M. - Role of respiratory synctial virus compared to rhinovirus in acute respiratory illnesses in childhood
Lutsar I. - An outbreak of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (spa type t008) in the paediatric intensive care unit of a university hospital, Tartu
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Lütticken R. - Comparison of two chromogenic media for recovering vancomycin-resistant strains enterococci from stool samples
Luxo C. - Different response to anti-HCV treatment may be related to immunological gene expression profile in chronically HCV-infected patients
Luxton P. - First patient-centred, multidisciplinary clinical audit in hospital/community, study of risk factors, clinical outcomes and patient perspectives of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
Luzzaro F. - Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance genes in extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, Italy
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Luzzati R. - Spontaneous vertebral osteomyelitis: comparison of cases without a microbiological diagnosis to definite pyogenic and tuberculous cases
Luzzi I. - Prevalence of qnr genes in Italy among Salmonella strains with reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin
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Ly A. - Intrapartum screening of group B Streptococcus using GeneXpert real-time PCR versus late antenatal screening by culture
Lye D.C. - Lack of benefit of prophylactic platelet transfusion in adult dengue patients
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Lykou D. - Daptomycin susceptibility testing of linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus cohnii isolates
Lykou F. - Prevalence of gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus and adenovirus in a paediatric population in Athens, Greece
Lykou D. - Pan-resistance to commonly used antibiotics and nonsusceptible to tigecycline Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates
Lykou F. - Laboratory-confirmed meningococcal disease in children over a 10-year period in Athens, Greece
Lynch M. - Catheter-related bloodstream infection in patients on total parenteral nutrition: 10-year surveillance data in a university teaching hospital in Dublin, Ireland
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Lyons F. - Oncogenic HPV subtypes in HIV-positive women
Lyons D. - A comparison of predictors for high-grade CIN in the triage of women with abnormal smears
Lyons F. - Varicella vaccination in HIV-positive individuals, a time to act
Lyskova P. - Detection of Mycoplasma hominis in amniotic fluid of pregnant women by real-time PCR
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Lytsy B. - Klebsiella pneumoniae ESBL, a protracted outbreak
Lyytikäinen O. - Epidemiology of nosocomial Candidaemia in a Finnish tertiary care hospital, 1987–2004
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  - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Finland: ten-year perspective
  - Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in horses and horse personnel at the Finnish veterinary teaching hospital, 2006–2007
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