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Naaber P. - CARE-ICU – Controlling Antibiotic REsistance in Intensive Care Units – First report from a web-based programme for improved infection control in European ICUs
Naas T. - Genetic structure at the origin of acquisition of blaOXA-18 gene, encoding an emerging class D clavulanic-acid inhibited extended-spectrum b-lactamase
  - Nosocomial outbreak caused by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing IMP-13 metallo-b-lactamase in France
  - Genetic structures at the origin of acquisition of the b-lactamase blaKPC gene
  - First isolation of GES extended-spectrum b-lactamases in Enterobactericeae in Belgium
  - Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing the carbapenemase OXA-58 in Turkey
Nabavi tabatabaii P. - Comparison of the invasiveness properties of Iranian Shigella flexneri wild type vs. mutants by cell culture and electron microscopy
Naber K. - Levofloxacin 500 mg once daily oral in the treatment of chronic bacterial prostatitis
Naberezhnev Y. - Influence of combined contraceptive vaginal ring on vaginal microflora and immunity
Nabeta P. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Nabuurs-Franssen M.H. - Q fever outbreak in southeastern Netherlands
  - Validation of M.I.C. Evaluator strips following ISO guidelines
  - Effect of lower inoculum on MIC broth microdilution: a comparison with the ISO reference method
Nadarajah V. - Serotype distributions and molecular characteristics of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates in Malaysia
Nagao J. - Enterotoxic meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: prevention and control
Nagelschmitz J. - Comparative effects of faropenem-medoxomil and amoxicillin-clavulanate on the normal oral and intestinal micro flora and the selection of penem-resistance
Nagl M. - Tolerability of N-chlorotaurine, a new endogenous antiseptic, in the bronchopulmonary system
  - Microbicidal activity of monochloramine and chloramine T compared
Nagy K. - Epidemiological survey of invasive pneumococci in Hungary
Nagy E. - Identification rate and susceptiblity of Candida isolates from blood cultures
  - Two cases of fatal bacteraemia caused by unusual pathogens in patients with haematologic malignancy
Nagy K. - In vivo bactericidal effect of a new proline-rich peptide A3-APO on an ESBL-producing Escherichia coli strain
  - Comparison of Austrian, Hungarian and Macedonian meticillin-resistant and meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strains in relation to accessory gene regulator type
Nagy E. - Effect of fluoride content of the oral biofilm on the surface structure of titanium
Nagyova Z. - High proportion of microscopically confirmed highlands malaria in Eldoret, Kenya (2450 metres)
Nahimana I. - Enterobacteriaceae producing extended-spectrum b-lactamase: duration of carriage and implication for surveillance
Nahimana Tessemo I. - Investigation of an outbreak of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteraemia in an haemato-oncology unit: unexpected genetic diversity of isolates
Nahrevanian H. - Immuno-biochemical comparison of susceptible BALB/c and resistant C57BL/6 mice responses to Leishmania major infection
Nahvijoo A. - Is Helicobacter pylori the only aetiologic factor involved in the pathogenesis of gastric cancer among Iranian population?
Naidoo S. - The role of antimicrobial susceptibility testing of anaerobic bacteria from clinically significant isolates
Naim A. - Klebsiella oxytoca as a causative agent of antibiotic-associated haemorrhagic colitis
Nairz M. - Nramp1 limits the intracellular growth of Salmonella typhimurium by impairing bacterial iron uptake and strengthening macrophage effector functions
  - Interferon-gamma limits the availability of iron for intramacrophage Salmonella typhimurium
Najar Peerayeh S. - The survey of common bacterial contamination in bottled mineral water
  - Association of Ureaplasma urealyticum infection with varicocele-related infertility
  - Cloning and expression of HpaA protein of Helicobacter pylori
  - Prevalence and detection of metallo-b-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains from clinical isolates in Iran.
Najioullah F. - Transmission of influenza virus within a French university hospital during three influenza seasons, from October 2004 to April 2007
Nakayama Y. - Evaluation of a new immunochromatography test for the detection of Norovirus
Nakos J. - ChromID ESBL agar for the detection of extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae
  - Comparison of phenotypic tests for detection of plasmid-mediated AmpC b-lactamases
Namdari F. - Genetic structure at the origin of acquisition of blaOXA-18 gene, encoding an emerging class D clavulanic-acid inhibited extended-spectrum b-lactamase
Nancekievill K. - VIDAS C. difficile toxin A&B assay performance evaluation and epidemiological analysis of samples collected in UK and US
Naqvi S.M. - Real-time PCR for the detection of qnrA gene in Enterobacteriaceae: the incidence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in a London teaching hospital
Nardacci R. - Increased expression of Werner and Bloom helicases in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of HIV-1 infected patients
Nardi P. - Comparison of an eSwab to a traditional swab for screening patients for Staphylococcus aureus colonisation by culture and by GeneOhm™ MRSA assay
Narvskaya O. - Use of MIRU-VNTR typing to differentiate Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Bulgaria and comparison with IS6110-RFLP typing and spoligotyping
Nashev D. - spa sequence typing of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Bulgaria, 2005–2007
Nasiri Oskoii N. - Electrophoretic RNA genomic profiles of rotavirus strains prevailing among hospitalised children with acute gastroenteritis in Tehran, Iran
Nasrolahei M. - Evaluation of anti-leishmanial efficacy by in vivo administration of herbal extract Artemisia auckery on Leishmania major in Balb/c mice
Nassar N. - Healthcare workers' exposure to blood-borne pathogens in Lebanon
Nastasi A. - Cluster of human listeriosis cases traced by molecular typing to taleggio cheese, Italy
Natah S. - Differential expression of Toll-like receptors in chronic hyperplastic candidosis
Nateghpour M. - Polymorphism of merozoite surface protein-3a gene of Plasmodium vivax in isolates in Iran
Nathwani D. - Public knowledge and perceptions of MRSA: results of the Tayside Survey
Nathwani D.N. - PAUSE: Prudent Antibiotic User. A collaborative web-based forum for sharing experience and learning resources between providers of education about prudent antibiotic prescribing
Nathwani D. - Junior doctors' perceptions of the problem of bacterial resistance in hospitals
  - The performance of CURB-65 in community-acquired pneumonia deteriorates with increasing age
Nau R. - The Toll-like receptor 2 agonist Pam3CSK4 induces microglia-mediated neuronal cell death in vitro
  - Toll-like receptor agonists stimulate phagocytosis of Escherichia coli by murine microglial cells
  - Quantification of the synthesis of antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi-specific antigens within the central nervous system by chemiluminescent and enzyme immunoassay
  - 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
Naulaers G. - Variability in cefazolin concentrations in amniotic fluid: the relevance of gestational age
Naumiuk L. - Alert patogeny among patients in a medical university hospital, Gdansk
Naumiuk E. - Alert patogeny among patients in a medical university hospital, Gdansk
Naumiuk L. - ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae among neonates in an academic clinical centre, Gdansk, Poland
Naumiuk E. - ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae among neonates in an academic clinical centre, Gdansk, Poland
Naumiuk L. - Comparison of VITEK 2 generated extended spectrum b-lactamase phenotypes to double-disc test results in Enterobacteriaceae
Naumiuk E. - Comparison of VITEK 2 generated extended spectrum b-lactamase phenotypes to double-disc test results in Enterobacteriaceae
Navabakbar F. - Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and CTX-RFLP analysis of Vibrio cholerae strains isolated from patients in Iran
Navarra A. - Mechanisms of environmental persistence of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates responsible for outbreaks in three Italian hospitals
Navarro M. - Travel characteristics and main diagnoses observed in ill returned travellers
Navarro J. - Quantitative CMV PCR in stem cell transplant patients: DNA manual extraction versus automatic extraction
Navarro E. - Quantification of Brucella melitensis DNA in patients with brucellosis
Navarro J. - Study of Neisseria gonorrhoeae during a seven year period in a Spanish teaching hospital
Navarro F. - VIM-1 and CTX-M-9 in E. cloacae, K. pneumoniae and K. oxytoca clinical strains
Navarro G. - Predisposing factors for CTX-M or SHV extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in community-acquired infections
Navarro M.D. - Prevailing occurrence of SHV-12-producing E. coli isolates in retail raw meat samples in southern Spain
Navarro D. - Impact of real-time polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of acute meningitis in children
Navarro F. - Emergence of Enterobacteriaceae producing VIM-1 metallo-b-lactamases in a tertiary hospital in Spain: clinical and epidemiological characteristics
Navarro M. - Listeria monocytogenes bacteraemia. Review of 19 cases
  - Description of travel characteristics and diagnosis of the main syndromes in travellers attending a tropical medicine unit
Navarro F. - Detection and reporting betalactam resistance phenotypes in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae: a multicentre proficiency study in Spanish laboratories
Navarro J. - Comparison of quantitative PCR after automatic DNA extraction and pp65 antigen detection for diagnosis of CMV infection in stem cell transplant recipients
Navarro M. - Neurolisteriosis. Review of 22 cases
Navarro F. - Molecular characterisation of aminoglycoside resistance in Enterobacteriaceae
Navarro E. - Brucella melitensis DNA persistence in patients with chronic brucellosis
Navarro F. - Evaluation of the new VITEK-2 Neisseria haemophilus card for the identification of fastidious organisms
Navasa M. - Combination antifungal therapy for invasive aspergillosis in solid organ transplant recipients
Navon-Venezia S. - In vivo effectiveness and dose response of BAL30376 in murine peritonitis sepsis model caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa or by extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Escherichia coli
Nawrot U. - Fungal colonisation of gastro-intestinal tract, anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies and anti-mannan Candida antibodies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome
Naydenova N. - Aetiology of paediatric viral gastroenteritis in Bulgaria
Naz H. - Brucellosis: an evaluation of 100 cases in Central Anatolia
  - Community-acquired urosepsis
Nazari R. - Cloning and expression of truncated form of tissue plasminogen activator in Leishmania tarentolae as a new eukaryotic system
Neal S. - Current status of diphtheria and related infections in Europe
  - European external quality assurance for the laboratory diagnosis of diphtheria
Nebot M. - Community-acquired pneumonia occurring in immunocompromised older patients: incidence, causative organisms, and outcome
Nedzvedz M. - Indigenous amebiasis in hypoendemic area: myth or reality?
Neeleman C. - PTX3 and C-reactive protein in severe meningococcal disease
Neesham-Grenon E. - Oritavancin sterilises in vitro biofilms of Staphylococcus epidermidis and vancomycin-susceptible and -resistant enterococci
Neghina R. - Bursts of trichinellosis in a Romanian industrial area
Neghina A.M. - Bursts of trichinellosis in a Romanian industrial area
Neils L. - Ecology of antimicrobial resistance and virulence in Escherichia coli in a rural watershed
Nejati M. - 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
  - Serum bactericidal antibody response to polysaccharide meningococcal vaccination in common variable immunodeficiency and its clinical implications
  - Comparative study of serum bactericidal activity to serogroup C and serogroup A polysaccharide meningococcal vaccination
Nekrassova L. - Listeriosis infection in Kazakhstan
Nelly K. - Detection of enteroviruses in raw and treated sewage in Greece
Nemcova E. - Multiplex PCR for specific detection of meticillin-resistant staphylococci in a group of patients with infective endocarditis
Nemec P. - Multiplex PCR for specific detection of meticillin-resistant staphylococci in a group of patients with infective endocarditis
Nemec A. - Diversity of antibiotic resistance determinants among the recent population of Acinetobacter baumannii strains belonging to European clone II
  - The recent increase in Acinetobacter baumannii resistance to carbapenems in the Czech Republic is associated with the spread of genotypically highly related strains of European clone II
Nemeth J. - Efflux pump inhibitors may overcome antibiotic resistance in multi-resistant bacteria by increasing intracellular drug concentration
Nenova M. - Changes in the activated cytotoxic suppressor T-lymphocytes in elderly patients with Mediterranean spotted fever
  - Aetiology of paediatric viral gastroenteritis in Bulgaria
Nenova R. - Molecular diversity among Bulgarian Bacillus anthracis strains: the emergence of novel genotypes
  - A common F. tularensis outbreak MLVA genotype in the Balkans
Neo H. - Streptococcus pneumoniae septicaemia associated with red cell transfusion
Neokleous C. - Epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in Greek hospitals by PFGE and MLST
Neophytou C. - Infections in patients with head injury: a 6-year retrospective study
Neou E. - Prevalence of the plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinant qnrS among ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli genotypes in Greece
  - Investigation of imipenem efficacy against carbapenem-susceptible but heteroresistant Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates by experimental pneumonia
Nepka M. - Detection of ESBL production by the Hyplex® ESBL ID multiplex PCR-ELISA system
Neri A. - Analysis of variations in the target gene penA among Neisseria meningitidis with decreased susceptibility to penicillin of serogroups other than C: an additional tool to improve typing of meningococcal isolates
Nes I. - Bacterial membrane drug efflux and receptor proteins
Nesterov A. - Detection of ESAT-6-specific T-cell responses induced by vaccination mice with the preparation KpONE6
Netea M.G. - Veillonella parvula LPS stimulates cytokine production in a TLR4-dependent manner
Neumann M. - Detection of infections due to Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 and implementation of a surveillance system for severe cases of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea in Rhineland-Palatine, Germany, 2007
  - Risk factors for Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 infection in Germany: preliminary results of a retrospective case-control study
Neumann H.P. - Isolation of late-stage Plasmodium falciparum infected red blood cells using a new cost- and time-saving magnetic cell separation kit
Neves F.F. - Heart rate variability in AIDS-patients co-infected with T. cruzi
Neves I. - Malaria: between two ports
Newbold L. - Design and implementation of an external quality assurance scheme for Neisseria meningitidis characterisation for cultures and non-culture material
Newcomer K. - 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
  - Investigative use only test card using the VITEK 2 system as compared to broth microdilution
Newell S. - An investigation into clostridia toxins as a cause of gastro-intestinal disease in companion animals
Newman C. - Seroepidemiology of sexually transmitted infections in East and South Georgia, 1998–2002
Newton D. - US survey on resistance among the Bacteroides species for 2005–2007
Ng F. - Viral aetiology of hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia in Hong Kong
Ngai A. - Prospective, multicentre study of caspofungin for treatment of documented fungal infections in paediatric patients
Nguyen P. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Nguyen H.A. - Activity of antibiotic combinations towards intracellular small colony variants of Staphylococcus aureus in a model of THP-1 macrophages
  - Intracellular activity of antibiotics against a stable small colony variant of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from a CF patient in model Calu-3 human airway epithelial cells
Nguyen J.C. - Intrapartum screening of group B Streptococcus using GeneXpert real-time PCR versus late antenatal screening by culture
N'guyen S. - Tolerability of prolonged linezolid-rifampicin combination in bone joint infection: a retrospective study
Ni Cheallaigh C. - Oncogenic HPV subtypes in HIV-positive women
Nica M. - Bacterial pathogens isolated from patients with bloodstream infection
Nicholl C. - An audit of the effectiveness of measures to prevent the transmission of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within a teaching hospital in the United Kingdom
Nick S. - Sensitivity and mutant recognition of the DiaSorin liaison HBsAg assay
Nicol M. - Evaluation of rapid genotypic assays for the detection of MDR-TB strains from a Cape Town hospital
Nicol C. - Wristwatches as potential sources of hospital-acquired infection
Nicola L. - In vivo fluoroquinolone concentrations and in vitro selection of resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae
  - In vitro selection of resistance by in vivo concentrations of fluoroquinolones in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus
Nicolas J. - Polymorphisms in the mannose-binding lectin and in the MBL-associated serine protease genes in intensive care unit patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Nicolás J.M. - Role of different classes of antimicrobials on the risk of acquisition of resistant micro-organisms in critically ill medical patients
Nicolás S. - Effectiveness and safety of AmBisome® (liposomal amphotericin B) in combination with voriconazole in patients with invasive fungal infections. A multicentre retrospective study (RAVES study)
Nicoletti A. - Comparison of Etest and combined disk for detection of metallo-b-lactamase-producing isolates
Nicoletti M. - Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolated from patients affected by cystic fibrosis: genotyping analysis and molecular characterisation of virulence determinants
  - Adhesion to and biofilm formation on IB3–1 bronchial cells by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: implications in cystic fibrosis
Nicolini L. - Trends in incidence of candidaemia in ICU: an eight-year experience
Nicolini F.E. - Invasive aspergillosis in haematological patients by exposure to laminar air flow: description of 65 cases between 2004 and 2006
Nicolle M.C. - Invasive aspergillosis in haematological patients by exposure to laminar air flow: description of 65 cases between 2004 and 2006
Nicolosi D. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of Lactobacillus strains used in probiotic products
Nidermajer S. - Influence of linezolid on phagocytosis and killing of Gram-negative bacteria by polymorphonuclear neutrophils
Niedzielska G. - Detection of staphylococcal ability for biofilm formation in otitis media in children. An evaluation of three different detection methods
Niedzielski A. - Detection of staphylococcal ability for biofilm formation in otitis media in children. An evaluation of three different detection methods
Niedzwiadek J. - Intestinal Oxalobacter formigenes colonisation in children with calcium oxalate urolithiasis. A study from southeastern Poland.
Niedzwiadek A. - Intestinal Oxalobacter formigenes colonisation in children with calcium oxalate urolithiasis. A study from southeastern Poland.
Niekamp A.M. - Practice of Chlamydia trachomatis testing; using laboratory surveillance and STI clinic data from 2002–2006
Nielsen H.V. - Highly prevalent protistan intestinal parasites not detected by use of the formol ethyl acetate concentration technique is revealed by the routine use of PCR- and culture-based detection
Nielsen L. - Evaluation of the VITEK® 2 NH card for identification of fastidious Gram-negative bacteria
  - Factors associated with mortality in patients with fungaemia
Nielsen H. - Co-infection with zoonotic Campylobacter and Salmonella
Nielsen L. - Decling susceptibility of S. aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci to vancomycin during an 18-year period in Denmark
Nielsen H. - Severity of non-typhoid salmonellosis as a predictor of 0–30 and 31–365 day mortality
Nielsen E.M. - First clonal outbreak of a multi-resistant CTX-M-15 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Denmark
Nielsen L. - First clonal outbreak of a multi-resistant CTX-M-15 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Denmark
Niesters H.G.M. - Rapid and efficient detection of viral gastroenteritis by an automated multiplex real-time PCR approach
Nieto S. - Identification of SmrA, a novel efflux pump involved in fluoroquinolone resistance in Streptococcus suis
Nieto M.C. - Review of vulvovaginal candidiasis isolated in a Spanish hospital in a two-year period (2005–2007)
Nieto S. - Multiresistance in Pasteurella multocida is due to cohabitance of small replicons
Nieto M. - Influence of liposomal amphotericin B on the renal function of intensive care patients with elevated serum creatinine levels. A multicentre, retrospective, observational case collection study
Nieuwdorp M. - Efficacy of faecal therapy for recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
Niewiadomski A. - Pyrimethamine/sulfadiazine and atovaquone impact maturation of antibodies and avidity against Toxoplasma gondii in a murine model of acute infection
Nikasa P. - Evaluation of active efflux in multidrug-resistant isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii
Nikita D. - Pandrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter baumannii infections: characteristics and outcomes in a series of 28 patients
Nikitina N. - Natural polymorphisms associated with integrase inhibitor drug resistance in Estonian HIV-1 CRF06cpx strains
Nikitina O. - Comparison of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from patients and healthy individuals
Nikolaidis P. - Prevalence of the plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinant qnrS among ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli genotypes in Greece
  - Efficacy of vaccination against hepatitis B in HIV-infected patients in northern Greece
Nikolaidou P. - Evaluation of a rapid antigen detection test for the diagnosis of Streptococcal pharyngitis in children and its impact on antibiotic prescribing
Nikolaou S. - Evaluation of QuantiFERON TB gold assay in tuberculosis diagnosis
Nikolaou M. - Pharmacodynamics of amikacin against Acinetobacter baumannii: modelling bacterial response to drug-selective pressures
Nikolayevskyy V. - Biodiversity of M. tuberculosis complex strains circulating in Greater London area: implications for prospective epidemiology and phylogenesis
Nikolic J. - Can non-specific biochemical tests improve the diagnosis and contribute to prognosis in imported malaria?
Nikolopoulos G. - Risk factors and surgical site infection in a tertiary care hospital in Greece
Nilaratanakul V. - Differentiating Pseudomonas aeruginosa from common enteric bacteria by digital tinctorial properties
Nilgate S. - Weissella spp.: lactic acid bacteria emerging as a human pathogen
Nili F. - PFGE analysis of MDR isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae cultured from patients at Tehran hospitals
Nilsdotter Å. - Antibiotic susceptibility of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from prosthetic joint infections with special focus on rifampicin and variability of the rpoB gene
Nilsson L. - The diagnosis of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection by differential time-to-positive culture is affected by the time between bed to Bactec
Nilsson O. - Clonal spread of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in Swedish broiler chickens
Nilsson M. - ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a County of Sweden during 2002–2007
Nilsson L.E. - ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a County of Sweden during 2002–2007
Nilsson M. - Prevalence of faecal carriage of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in patients with severe abdominal infections
Nilsson L.E. - Prevalence of faecal carriage of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in patients with severe abdominal infections
  - Susceptibility of CTX-M producing Escherichia coli against non-b-lactamase agents
Nishibuchi M. - Serotype distributions and molecular characteristics of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates in Malaysia
Nisini R. - Identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific CD4 and CD8 IFN-gamma and/or IL-2 secreting cells by a novel method contributes to defining the different stages of tuberculosis
Nitsa A. - The natriuretic peptide (BNP) as a marker of sepsis
Nitulescu G.M. - New thioureides of 2-(4-methyl-phenoxymethyl) benzoic acid with antimicrobial activity
Niu J. - Molecular epidemiology of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in fourteen cities in China from 2005 to 2006
Niyogi S.K. - Emergence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Shigella flexneri type 2a from diarrhoea patients in Kolkata, India
Niyyati M. - Amoebic keratitis in Iran (1997–2007)
Nizet H. - Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori resistance to antimicrobial agents at two different locations in Belgium: a 10-year surveillance
Nobis T. - In vitro activity of a mixture of mustard oils (isothiocyanates) against antimicrobial and multidrug-resistant bacteria
Noehammer C. - Microbe detection in clinical samples within a few hours by application of DNA microarrays and Lab-on-a-Chip systems
Noel A. - The antibacterial activity of PZ-601 (SMP-601) against MRSA studied in an in vitro pharmacokinetic model
Noel G. - Ceftobiprole and Levofloxacin are synergistic against an isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa as evaluated in a neutropenic mouse thigh infection model
Noel A. - The antibacterial activity of telavancin and vancomycin against UK EMRSA 15 and 16 strains studied in an in vitro pharmacokinetic model
  - Pharmacodynamics of vancomycin against MRSA: implications of bacterial inoculum for the clinical breakpoint
Nogales M.C. - Implication of basal core promoter/precore mutants upon genotype and clinical outcome in the hepatitis B virus
Nógrády N. - Farm to fork tracing of broiler-derived salmonellae and thermotolerant campylobacters in a Hungarian county using molecular epidemiology methods
Nogueira J.M. - Influence of the method for detecting reduced vancomycin susceptibility in meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia. A 14-year study
Noguera A. - A single planned interruption of treatment in perinatally-HIV-infected children: effect on HAART-related toxicities
  - Chronic in utero exposition to nevirapine does not cause hepatotoxicity in HIV-uninfected healthy infants
Nogués A. - Screening cultures for multidrug-rresistant acinetobacter and MRSA in hospitalised patients
Nohynek H. - Trends in incidence of and serotypes causing invasive pneumococcal disease in Finland during 1995–2007: implications for introduction of conjugate vaccine
Noize-Pin C. - 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
Noll I. - Do blood cultures from E. coli overestimate the rate of antimicrobial resistance?
  - Trends of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevalence in ambulatory care in the Berlin area, 2000–2006
Nonhoff C. - Rapid detection of meticillin-resistant and meticillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus by real-time PCR directly from positive blood culture bottles
  - Comparison of 4 commercial methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of temocillin
Nonnenmacher C. - Tigecycline – in vitro susceptibility of anaerobic bacteria
Noohi Babajan N. - The prevalence of vancomycin and gentamicin-resistant enterococci isolated from human normal flora in Iran
Nooney L. - Pre-incubation with efungumab increases the sensitivity of Cryptococcus neoformans to amphotericin B and 5-flucytosine combination therapy in vitro
Noordhoek G.T. - Borrelia burgdorferi in ticks and patients on the Dutch North Sea island of Ameland
Noori nayer B. - Phylogenetic analysis of genus salmonella based on polyphasic and numerical taxonomy
Nord C.E. - Gram-positive anaerobic cocci are resistant to penicillin and clindamycin
Nordmann P. - Genetic structures at the origin of acquisition of the b-lactamase blaKPC gene
  - Diversity of blaOXA-48 genetic environments leading to variable carbapenemase expression levels among carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates
  - Genetic structure at the origin of acquisition of blaOXA-18 gene, encoding an emerging class D clavulanic-acid inhibited extended-spectrum b-lactamase
  - Nosocomial outbreak caused by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing IMP-13 metallo-b-lactamase in France
  - First occurrence of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates producing VIM-2 metallo-b-lactamase in a Tunisian university hospital
  - Molecular epidemiology of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants in extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from Turkey
  - Dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing the OXA-23 carbapenemase in a university hospital, Tunisia
  - Nosocomial dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter spp. isolates in a general hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece
  - In vivo selection of carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii mediated by ISAba1 mobilisation upstream of the blaOXA-51 natural oxacillinase gene
  - AmpCs, carbapenemases and carbapenem resistance
  - In vivo transposition of insertion sequence ISAba1 at the origin of genome plasticity and acquired antibiotic resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii
  - Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinant QepA from ESBL-producing Escherichia coli in France
  - Characterisation of a naturally-occurring oxacillinase from Achromobacter xylosoxidans
  - The association of several amino acid substitutions in the extended-spectrum AmpC b-lactamases from Escherichia coli decreases its overall enzymatic activity
  - ISEcp1-mediated transposition of qnrB5 gene in Escherichia coli
  - Validation of the extended-spectrum b-lactamase phenotype with molecular methods
  - Plasmid-encoded and class 3 integron-associated extended-spectrum b-lactamase gene blaGES-1 from Escherichia coli in Switzerland
  - First isolation of GES extended-spectrum b-lactamases in Enterobactericeae in Belgium
  - Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing the carbapenemase OXA-58 in Turkey
  - Low prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in Norwegian and Swedish clinical isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp.
  - Waterborne infection caused by a carbapenem-resistant Enterobacter asburiae isolate producing the class A carbapenemase IMI-2 in France
Nordoey I. - Listeria monocytogenes outbreak in a comprehensive cancer and transplantation centre
Norén T. - Emergence of moxifloxacin resistance in Swedish epidemic Clostridium difficile isolates in the era of the global NAP1/027 epidemic
Nørgaard M. - Body mass index at age 50 to 64 and risk of subsequent hospitalisation with pneumonia
Norman F. - Travel characteristics and main diagnoses observed in ill returned travellers
  - Description of travel characteristics and diagnosis of the main syndromes in travellers attending a tropical medicine unit
Norouzian D. - Immunological evaluation of vi-vapsular polysaccharide of Salmonella typhi vaccine by serum bactericidal assay
  - Serum bactericidal antibody response to polysaccharide meningococcal vaccination in common variable immunodeficiency and its clinical implications
  - Comparative study of serum bactericidal activity to serogroup C and serogroup A polysaccharide meningococcal vaccination
  - 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
  - The evaluation of three pro-inflammatory cytokines
Norris S. - Increasing use of immunosuppression and biological therapies: the establishment of a designated clinic to prevent infectious complications
Nosareva O. - Detection of ESAT-6-specific T-cell responses induced by vaccination mice with the preparation KpONE6
Nosari A. - The use of caspofungin in neutropenic patients with haematological malignancies and concomitant candidaemia
Notermans D. - Emerging disease due to Clostridium difficile PCR Ribotype 078 in the Netherlands
  - The spread of Clostridium difficile PCR-ribotype 027 in the Netherlands since 2005 and the rise of other types
Noto A. - Materno-foetal toxoplasmosis: staging of infection and newborn follow-up
Nouwen J.L. - Prevalence of and risk factors for anaemia on the medical wards of a central hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
Novais A. - Evolutionary trajectories among ESBL enzymes belonging to the CTX-M-1 cluster
Novais C. - Plasmid characterisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis strains from different continents (1989–2004)
Novais A. - International dissemination of a multi-resistant IncA/C2 plasmid containing blaTEM-24, Tn21 and Tn1696 among epidemic and non-epidemic Enterobacteriaceae species
Novais C. - Plasmid characterisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium strains from different continents (1986–2007)
Novais A. - High prevalence of blaCTX-M-14 in Spain is mainly associated with the dissemination of an epidemic plasmid belonging to IncI complex
  - Recent dissemination of blaTEM-52-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Portugal is caused by spread of IncI plasmids among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella clones
Novais C. - Characterisation of Gram-positive conjugative transposons in enterococci from different sources by a multiplex-PCR assay
Novais A. - Replicon typing of plasmids carrying the sul3-atypical integrons among Salmonella isolates
Novais C. - Population structure of Enterococcus isolates from Portugal
  - Contribution of drinking water for the dissemination of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria harbouring antibiotic resistance genes in Portugal
Novais A. - Relative fitness of different plasmids carrying blaCTX-M-15 gene
Novak M. - Control of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a higly endemic setting: a 6-year experience in a teaching hospital in Slovenia
Novak D. - Resistance trends of E. coli from urinary tract infections in hospitalised patients and consumption of antimicrobials, 1998–2006
Novak A. - In vitro testing of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii to colistin (polymyxin E)
Novakova D. - Application of the (GTG)5-PCR fingerprinting for rapid identification of staphylococcal species occurring in humans
Novotná K. - Multiplex PCR for specific detection of meticillin-resistant staphylococci in a group of patients with infective endocarditis
Nowroozi J. - Comparison of the invasiveness properties of Iranian Shigella flexneri wild type vs. mutants by cell culture and electron microscopy
Ntani G. - Risk factors associated with the isolation of colistin-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: a matched case-control study
Ntavlouros P. - Candidaemia in oncology patients over the past five years
  - Evolution of the antimicrobial resistance of A. baumannii strains isolated at an intensive care unit
Ntokou E. - Prevalence of the plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinant qnrS among ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli genotypes in Greece
Nulens E. - Molecular characterisation of meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream isolates in a Dutch university hospital between 1999 and 2006
Numan S. - Relapsing Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: predictive value of faecal toxin assay and anti-Clostridium difficile whey protein to aid prevention of relapses
Nunes A.C. - Molecular evaluation of Brazilian vaginal lactobacilli microbiota and the role of hydrogen peroxide-producing isolates
Nunes S.F. - Molecular epidemiology and macrolide resistance traits of Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus uberis from bovine mastitis
Nunes S. - A 1-year longitudinal study on the colonisation of five upper respiratory tract pathogens within a daycare centre
Nuño J. - Aspergillus galactomannan antigen in liver transplant recipients: a high false-positive rate in serum samples obtained during the first week post-transplantation
Nuorti P. - Trends in incidence of and serotypes causing invasive pneumococcal disease in Finland during 1995–2007: implications for introduction of conjugate vaccine
Nurzynska G. - Distribution of types of toxigenicity and susceptibility to antimicrobial agents among Clostridium difficile strains isolated in two academic hospitals in Warsaw, Poland
Nuyttens R. - Prediction of pre-operative nasal carriage of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an outpatient evaluation clinic by using a simple questionnaire
Nyberg S. - The effect of antimicrobial use on resistance in Escherichia coli in Finland
Nyberg S.D. - Characteristics of clinical extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing isolates from companion animals in Finland
Nye K. - Outbreak of CTX-M extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a large general hospital Trust in the UK
Nys S. - Trends in antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolates from urology services of 14 hospitals in the Netherlands (1998–2005)
  - Nasal carriership of Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus pneumoniae in children visiting daycare centres
  - Fosfomycine tromethamine as second agent for the treatment of acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections in all age groups in the Netherlands?
  - Molecular characterisation of Staphylococcus aureus from Dutch general practice patients
Nystedt A. - International Circumpolar Surveillance of invasive bacterial diseases, 2000–2006
Nziramasanga P. - A water filtration method using river sand and activated carbons for the removal of intestinal protozoan parasites in contaminated drinking water at a point-of-use treatment