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Paap P. - Natural polymorphisms associated with integrase inhibitor drug resistance in Estonian HIV-1 CRF06cpx strains
Pabbaraju K. - Sensitive and specific detection of a broad range of respiratory viruses using the Luminex RVP assay: application to routine viral diagnostics
Paberza R. - Comparison of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from patients and healthy individuals
  - Use of GenoType® Enterococcus test to improve enterococci detection correctness
Pacenti M. - Transmission of viruses through the kidney graft: a study in paediatric transplant recipients
  - Investigation of viral infections in kidney transplant recipients unveils the pathogenic role of Parvovirus B19 in chronic allograft injury
Pachón J. - Pre-clinical studies of a new quinolone (UB-8902) against Acinetobacter baumannii resistant to ciprofloxacin
Pachon J. - Molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in newly diagnosed patients in southern Spain
Pachón J. - Efficacy of linezolid vs. vancomycin in the treatment of an experimental meningitis model caused by meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Pachón M.E. - Efficacy of levofloxacin alone and in combination with rifampin in staphylococcal experimental foreign-body infection
Pachón-Diaz J. - Risk factors and prognosis of external ventricular drainage-related infection
Pachón-Ibáñez M.E. - Efficacy of linezolid vs. vancomycin in the treatment of an experimental meningitis model caused by meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Pachon-Ibañez M. - Efficacy of fosfomycin alone or combined with imipenem, linezolid and vancomycin, in vitro and in a murine peritonitis model due to two strains of GISA
Padari H. - Genotypic relatedness of Candida spp. in neonatal intensive care unit
Padeshki P.I. - A common F. tularensis outbreak MLVA genotype in the Balkans
Padilla C. - Infectious complications of short-term ventricular assist devices
Padilla E. - Role of the AcrAB efflux pump in Klebsiella pneumoniae respiratory infections
Padron E. - Risk factors for hospital admission in patients with occult Escherichia coli bacteraemia discharged from the emergency department
  - Time-to-positivity of blood cultures in patients with Klebsiella spp. bacteraemia
Paes B. - The cost-effectiveness of palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in premature infants with a gestational age of 32–35 weeks in Canada
Paesmans M. - Caspofungin as first-line therapy of invasive aspergillosis in haematological patients: impact of baseline characteristics on response rate at end of treatment and survival
  - Oral moxifloxacin versus ciprofloxacin plus amoxicillin/clavulanic acid for low-risk febrile neutropenia – A prospective, double-blind, randomised, multicentre EORTC-Infectious Diseases Group (IDG) Trial (protocol 46001, IDG trial XV)
Pagani L. - Prophylaxis of respiratory tract invasive fungal infections with aerosolised amphotericin-B deoxycholate in allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
  - Spread of CTX-M extended-spectrum b-lactamases among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in Italian long-term care facilities: results of the first nationwide prevalence study
  - Mechanisms of environmental persistence of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates responsible for outbreaks in three Italian hospitals
  - Antimicrobial stewardship programme may help reduce antimicrobial resistance in the intensive care unit
Pagano D. - 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
Pagano L. - The use of caspofungin in neutropenic patients with haematological malignancies and concomitant candidaemia
Paganotti G.M. - Preliminary study on possible risk co-factors in the transmission route of HHV-8 with promoter blood sucking arthropods. Survey through questionnaires in two sub-Saharan African countries: Cameroon and Senegal
Page M. - 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
Pages J-M. - Response of regulatory, efflux pump transporter and Omp genes during prolonged antibiotic stress and development of MDR in Gram-negative bacteria
Pages J.M. - Regulation and control of membrane permeability (Influx and Efflux) in Enterobacteriaceae
Pahissa A. - Efficacy of liposomal amphotericin B, amphotericin B deoxycholate or caspofungin in the treatment of experimental Candida glabrata catheter infection using the antifungal-lock technique
  - Evaluation of linezolid, vancomycin, gentamicin, and ciprofloxacin activity against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms using XTT and Resazurin
Påhlman L. - Prevalence of faecal carriage of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in patients with severe abdominal infections
Pais B. - Different response to anti-HCV treatment may be related to immunological gene expression profile in chronically HCV-infected patients
Paiva A. - Different response to anti-HCV treatment may be related to immunological gene expression profile in chronically HCV-infected patients
Pakiz M. - Diagnostic significance of procalcitonin in assesing septic complications after major gynaecological surgery
Pakzad I. - Immunological evaluation of recombinant human serum albumin–L7/L12 (Brucella abortus ribosomal protein) fusion protein in animal model
Palade A-M. - Molecular characterisation of Klebsiella pneumoniae strains isolated from blood culture
Palafox M. - Performance of the Abbott ARCHITECT Toxo IgM assay
Palandacic A. - Ciprofloxacin resistance, virulence determinants and phylogenetic background of uropathogenic Escherichia coli isolates from general practice patients in Slovenia
Palekauskaite A. - Influence of rapid antigen detection test use to antibiotic prescribing for tonsillopharyngitis
Palenque E. - Decrease in incidence of tuberculosis in Madrid is associated to declining rates of recent transmission: an epidemiological and molecular study between 1997 and 2004
Paleologou N. - Prevalence of gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus and adenovirus in a paediatric population in Athens, Greece
  - Bacteraemia due to enteropathogenic bacteria in a paediatric hospital in Athens, Greece
Palerm L. - Myocarditis outbreak with fatal cases associated to Adenovirus subgenera C among children, Havana City, 2005
Palfreyman J. - Increasing numbers of Rhodococcus infections at a large university hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham – An investigation
Pallares R. - Short-course therapy for adult meningococcal sepsis and/or meningitis: 23-year experience
  - Changes in the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in adults after introduction of PCV7 in children, Barcelona, Spain
  - Rapid diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 by real-time PCR
Palliyil S.S. - Disruption of Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing using high-affinity antibodies derived from immunised sheep
Palmer R. - First patient-centred, multidisciplinary clinical audit in hospital/community, study of risk factors, clinical outcomes and patient perspectives of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
  - From "chicken run" to quality care and best practice in management of patients with infections caused by extended-spectrum b-lactamase-associated bacteria
Palmer J.N. - Pharmacokinetics of azithromycin in plasma and sinus tissue after administration of extended release and immediate release formulations in chronic rhinosinusitis patients
Palomares J.C. - Implication of basal core promoter/precore mutants upon genotype and clinical outcome in the hepatitis B virus
Palomo J. - Critical care-related infections in heart transplant recipients
Palù G. - MicroRNA deregulation in HCV-associated hepatocellular carcinoma
  - Human cytomegalovirus infects adrenocortical cells and stimulates adrenal steroidogenesis
  - Investigation of viral infections in kidney transplant recipients unveils the pathogenic role of Parvovirus B19 in chronic allograft injury
  - Transmission of viruses through the kidney graft: a study in paediatric transplant recipients
  - Comprehensive analysis of genomic sequences of oncogenic viruses in colorectal cancer
  - CXCR4-using HIV-1 in antiretroviral-naive patients with primary or chronic infection
Paluch-Oles J. - Detection of staphylococcal ability for biofilm formation in otitis media in children. An evaluation of three different detection methods
Pamp S. - Quorum sensing controlled rhamnolipid production is crucial for P. aeruginosas ability to evade the immune response in a mouse foreign-body infection model
Pan A. - Usage of carbapenems significantly increase the rate of new colonisation due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitalised patients
Pan X.Z. - Characterisation of cloning and in vitro expression of enolase from Streptococcus suis 2
Pan D. - In vitro susceptibility of clinical isolates of Candida kefyr
Panagiotaki H. - Acute bacterial meningitis in an Athens childrens hospital over an 8-year period (2000–2007)
Panagopoulos P. - Enterobacter cloacae in bone and joint infections: analysis of 22 cases from a university referral centre in Greece
Panagou M. - Trends in antibiotic consumption over an 8-year period in a general hospital of Athens, Greece
Panaiotov S. - A common F. tularensis outbreak MLVA genotype in the Balkans
  - Whole genome typing strategy for phylogenetic assignment of species
  - Assessment of Bordetella pertussis genotypes distributed in Bulgaria by direct analysis of clinical samples by multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat
Panasiuk L. - Empirical first-line antibiotic-therapy in adult patients with acute upper respiratory tract infections in eastern part of Poland
Pancewicz S. - Apoptosis of T lymphocytes in the culture of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with late Lyme arthritis
Pancharoen C. - Early diagnosis of dengue infection using blood and non-blood specimens: a pilot study
Panczuk A. - Seroprevalence of Borrelia infection among tick-bitten asymptomatic teenagers in risk region of southern Podlasie, Poland
Pandelidou K. - Registration of frequency of isolated Candida strains in immunocompromised and cancer patients and determination of their tolerance in the usual antimycotic treatment
Panese S. - CXCR4-using HIV-1 in antiretroviral-naive patients with primary or chronic infection
Pangalis A. - Rothia dentocariosa bacteraemia in cardiosurgery patients in a children's hospital: report of two cases
  - An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii colonisation and infection in a neonatal intensive care unit of a major paediatric university hospital in Athens, Greece
Pangalis G.A. - Features of tuberculous lymphadenitis – Experience of a single tertiary centre in Greece
Pangalis A. - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of group A Streptococcus clinical isolates: antimicrobial resistance patterns, macrolide-resistance genes and emm typing
Paniara O. - Efficacy of tigecyclin vs. vancomycin in ampicillin- and gentamicin-resistant E. faecium experimental endocarditis
  - Significance of positive urine cultures during the immediate post-trasnplant period in renal transplant recipients. A retrospective study
  - Evaluation of the Hyplex®MBL ID multiplex PCR-ELISA system for direct detection of blaVIM and blaIMP genes in blood and other clinical material
  - An outbreak of Streptococcus agalactiae catheter-related bacteraemia in a haemodialysis unit
  - Community-acquired methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of pyonephrosis necessitating emergent nephrectomy. A new clinical entity
  - Comparison of quinupristin-dalfopristin and vancomycin in the treatment of experimental endocarditis due to ampicillin- and gentamicin-resistant E. faecium
  - Detection of ESBL production by the Hyplex® ESBL ID multiplex PCR-ELISA system
Pankovics P. - Ten-years surveillance of norovirus in outbreaks of gastroenteritis in Hungary: molecular epidemiology, genetic diversity and evolution
Pankuch G. - Influence of thymidine on bactericidal activity of iclaprim against vancomycin-intermediate and vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
Pannacci M. - H2S and NO affect intracellular killing of Candida albicans modulating GSH levels
  - Identification of mutations in HERG and KCNE2 genes associated with arrhythmia in patients treated with macrolides
Panneman H. - Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism as a diagnostic tool in gastrointestinal disease: a preliminary study
Pannet Y. - Superspreading MRSA in a hospital ward by non-compliance with hygiene: an agent-based modelling study
Panopoulou M. - Detection of pathogenic genes pap, hlyA and cnf1 IN E. coli strains isolated from adult patients with urinary tract infection
  - Distribution of virulence factors in E. coli strains isolated from women with urinary tract infection by PCR
  - Four-year survey of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus producing Panton-Valentine leukocidin in northern Greece
Panos G. - Albendazole versus praziquantel in the treatment of neurocysticercosis: a meta-analysis of comparative trials
Pantazi P. - A rare case of Nocardia puris postoperative endophthalmitis
Pantazis E. - Species distribution and resistance profile to antifungal agents of Candida bloodstream infections in ICU-patients. Emergence of voriconazole resistance
  - In vitro activity of daptomycin against various VanA VRE species derived from clinical specimens
  - Pan-resistance to commonly used antibiotics and nonsusceptible to tigecycline Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates
Pantelaki M. - Identification and susceptibility testing of Enterococcus casseliflavus and Enterococcus gallinarum by Phoenix 100 system (Becton Dickinson)
  - Colonisation of hospital water distribution system by Legionella pneumophila
  - Association of platelet parameters and Gram-negative bacteraemias: a case control study
Pantosti A. - mef(E) is present in Streptococcus pyogenes and can be transferred by conjugation
  - A new association of known genetic elements in a Tn916-family transposon carrying tet(M), erm(B), and mef(E)
  - Macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae: from phenotype to genotype
  - Characterisation of the mef gene in clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae collected during 2004–2005
Panzaru C. - Current trend in the epidemiology of bloodstream infections in patients with haematological malignancies and solid neoplasms in Iasi, Romania
Papa A. - Prevalence of respiratory pathogens in children hospitalised with lower respiratory tract infection in Greece
  - Detection of metallo-b-lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates
  - Nosocomial dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter spp. isolates in a general hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece
Papadaki H.A. - Infections in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
Papadaki H. - Time changes in microbiology of diabetic foot ulcers in a diabetes clinic, Athens, Greece
Papadakis J. - Infections in patients with head injury: a 6-year retrospective study
Papadimitriou A. - Differences of urinary tract infection patients with and without bacteraemia: a pilot study
Papadimitriou M. - Bacteraemia due to enteropathogenic bacteria in a paediatric hospital in Athens, Greece
Papadimitriou E. - Prevalence of respiratory pathogens in children hospitalised with lower respiratory tract infection in Greece
Papadimitriou M. - Laboratory-confirmed meningococcal disease in children over a 10-year period in Athens, Greece
Papadogeorgakis H. - ompA genotyping and epidemiological investigation of Chlamydia trachomatis urethritis in male patients, Athens, Greece
Papadomichelakis E. - Prevalence of and risk factors for colonisation with meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at the time of hospital admission
  - Tigecycline in intensive care unit infections
  - Rapid surveillance of multidrug resistance in ICU patients, by use of antibiotic-containing agar plates
Papadopoulos G. - Cost-effectiveness of posaconazole versus standard azole treatment (fluconazole or itraconazole) in the prevention of invasive fungal infections among high-risk neutropenic patients in Spain
  - Cost-effectiveness of posaconazole vs. fluconazole in the prevention of invasive fungal infections among patients with graft-versus-host disease in Spain
  - Posaconazole versus standard azole therapy in the prophylaxis against invasive fungal infections among high-risk neutropenic patients in Canada: a cost-effectiveness analysis
  - Economic evaluation of posaconazole compared with other systemic fungal therapies in patients with refractory invasive aspergillosis in Canada
Papadopoulos A. - Microbiological documentation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in bone and joint infections: analysis of 79 cases from a reference centre on a myoskeletal infections in Greece
  - Enterobacter cloacae in bone and joint infections: analysis of 22 cases from a university referral centre in Greece
Papadopoulou D. - Evaluation of real-time PCR assay for early detection of Cytomegalovirus infection in solid-organ transplant recipients
Papaefstathiou K. - Time changes in microbiology of diabetic foot ulcers in a diabetes clinic, Athens, Greece
Papaevangelou V. - Laboratory-confirmed meningococcal disease in children over a 10-year period in Athens, Greece
Papafrangas E. - Emergence of a linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus cohnii after exposure to this drug
Papagelopoulos PJ. - Microbiological documentation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in bone and joint infections: analysis of 79 cases from a reference centre on a myoskeletal infections in Greece
Papagiannitsis C. - Persistence of pan-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains recovered from blood cultures in an intensive care unit
  - Evaluation of the Hyplex®MBL ID multiplex PCR-ELISA system for direct detection of blaVIM and blaIMP genes in blood and other clinical material
Papaioannou V. - Daptomycin susceptibility testing of linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus cohnii isolates
  - Species distribution and resistance profile to antifungal agents of Candida bloodstream infections in ICU-patients. Emergence of voriconazole resistance
  - In vitro activity of daptomycin against various VanA VRE species derived from clinical specimens
  - Pan-resistance to commonly used antibiotics and nonsusceptible to tigecycline Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates
  - Risk factors associated with the isolation of colistin-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: a matched case-control study
Papa-Konidari A. - Pulmonary involvement in leptospirosis, Northern Greece
Papanastasiou S. - An outbreak of hepatitis A in northeastern Greece
  - Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in healthcare workers in a general hospital in Komotini, Greece
Papanikolaou K. - An outbreak of Streptococcus agalactiae catheter-related bacteraemia in a haemodialysis unit
Papaparaskevas J. - ompA genotyping and epidemiological investigation of Chlamydia trachomatis urethritis in male patients, Athens, Greece
  - The in vitro activity of tigecycline against 2,423 clinical isolates. Comparison of the EUCAST and the FDA approved breakpoints
Papastamopoulos V. - An outbreak of Streptococcus agalactiae catheter-related bacteraemia in a haemodialysis unit
  - Significance of positive urine cultures during the immediate post-trasnplant period in renal transplant recipients. A retrospective study
  - Community-acquired methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of pyonephrosis necessitating emergent nephrectomy. A new clinical entity
Papathanasiou E. - An outbreak of Streptococcus agalactiae catheter-related bacteraemia in a haemodialysis unit
Papavasileiou K. - Prevalence of multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in children with community-acquired pneumonia
  - Acute bacterial meningitis in an Athens childrens hospital over an 8-year period (2000–2007)
Papavasileiou H. - Acute bacterial meningitis in an Athens childrens hospital over an 8-year period (2000–2007)
Papavasileiou K. - Enterococcal urinary tract infections in children
  - Antibiotic resistance of Salmonella enterica serovars in a paediatric hospital in Greece
Papavasileiou H. - Antibiotic resistance of Salmonella enterica serovars in a paediatric hospital in Greece
Papavasiliou J. - An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii colonisation and infection in a neonatal intensive care unit of a major paediatric university hospital in Athens, Greece
Papavassiliou I. - Rothia dentocariosa bacteraemia in cardiosurgery patients in a children's hospital: report of two cases
Papaventsis D. - A rare case of Nocardia puris postoperative endophthalmitis
Papazoglou G. - Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: clinical features and predictors of outcome
Papazoglou L. - Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in healthcare workers in a general hospital in Komotini, Greece
  - An outbreak of hepatitis A in northeastern Greece
Pape M. - Clinical data of Bartonella infection in northern Greece
  - Evaluation of real-time PCR assay for early detection of Cytomegalovirus infection in solid-organ transplant recipients
  - Efficacy of vaccination against hepatitis B in HIV-infected patients in northern Greece
Papi S. - The role of media fill in the evaluation of radiopharmaceutical manufacturing process at the European Institute of Oncology
Papoulia E. - Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among diabetic and non-diabetic volunteers
Pappas P. - Ventilator-associated pneumonia in a tertiary hospital's polyvalent intensive care unit: a sixteen-month study
Pappas P.G. - Pooled analysis of safety for micafungin
  - Efficacy and safety of micafungin for treatment of serious Candida infections in patients with or without malignant disease
Pappas S. - Differences of urinary tract infection patients with and without bacteraemia: a pilot study
Parada C. - Chagas' disease in Latin American immigrants in Valencia, Spain
Parada Barba C. - Seroprevalence of Chagas' disease in a general university hosiptal in Valencia, Spain
Paradela A. - First report of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants qnrA, qnrB and qnrS among Gram-negative clinical isolates from Aveiro, Portugal
Paradisi F. - Toscana virus, a "Mediterranean" agent of aseptic meningitis: analysis of 42 consecutive cases
  - Usage of carbapenems significantly increase the rate of new colonisation due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitalised patients
Paragi M. - Pneumococcal invasive diseases in Slovenia, 2004–2007
  - Phylogenetic grouping of Escherichia coli isolates from patients' stool samples with diarrhoea
Paramythiotou E. - Procalcitonin as a diagnostic and prognostic marker in chronically-critically ill patients
  - Tigecycline in intensive care unit infections
Paraninfo G. - Incidence of syphilis in a cohort of HIV-infected subjects, Italy
Paraskevopoulou D. - Daptomycin susceptibility testing of linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus cohnii isolates
  - In vitro activity of daptomycin against various VanA VRE species derived from clinical specimens
Paraskevopoulou F. - Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in healthcare workers in a general hospital in Komotini, Greece
  - An outbreak of hepatitis A in northeastern Greece
Parcina M. - Staphylococcal activation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells requires preformed IgG
Pardos M. - Presence of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the stools of outpatients with intra-abdominal infections requiring surgery
  - Molecular characterisation of quinolone-resistance in erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae clinical isolates
  - Salmonella enterica producing extended-spectrum b-lactamases in Zaragoza, Spain, 2001 to 2005
Pareja J. - Dream changes after efavirenz treatment
Pariani E. - Human Metapneumovirus and human Bocavirus in hospitalised children with acute respiratory infections
Paridou A. - Primary bloodstream infections and catheter-related bloodstream infections in critically ill patients: impact on length of stay and mortality
Pariente M. - Clostridium difficile-associated diseases: a 2-year study
  - A 4-year study on paediatric vulvovaginitis
Parisi A. - Relapsing cellulitis and bacteraemia due to Campylobacter coli in an agammaglobulinemic patient
Parisi G. - Virulence genotypes of Escherichia coli strains of human and avian origin in relation to ciprofloxacin resistance status
Parisi S. - Mechanism of action of iclaprim in Staphylococcus aureus
  - CXCR4-using HIV-1 in antiretroviral-naive patients with primary or chronic infection
Park S.W. - Effect of intensive education on compliance of tuberculosis patients in low socio-economic status in Bangladesh
Park J.Y. - The gastric involvement of Orientia tsutsugamushi in patients with scrub typhus
Park S.J. - The gastric involvement of Orientia tsutsugamushi in patients with scrub typhus
Park S.Y. - Risk factors and clinical outcome for extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Escherichia coli blood stream infection
Park J.W. - Risk factors and clinical outcome for extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Escherichia coli blood stream infection
Park Y.J. - Prevalence and genetic environment of aac(6')-Ib-cr in AmpC-producing Enterobacter cloacae, Citrobacter freundii and Serratia marcescens: a multicentre study from Korea
Park C.W. - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: prospective surveillance of prevalence and clinico-epidemiologic feature among patients with otorrhoea in primary Korean otolaryngology clinic
Park G. - Economic analysis of micafungin versus liposomal amphotericin B for treatment of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis in the UK
Park D.W. - Analysis on the transition of change in antimicrobical use following preventive intervention in the perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis in a hospital
Park K.U. - Changing molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in Korea over a ten-year period
Park W.B. - Changing molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in Korea over a ten-year period
Park S. - Clinical performance of FXG:RESP (Asp +) assay for Pneumocystis jirovecii on respiratory specimens
Park J.Y. - Efficacy of tigecycline versus colistin in a mouse model of pneumonia caused by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
Park S. - Clinical performance of FXGTM : RESP (Asp +) assay for aspergillus on respiratory specimens
Park Y.J. - Comparison of Seeplex VRE detection kit with chromID VRE agar for the detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in faecal specimen
Park J.J. - Comparison of Seeplex VRE detection kit with chromID VRE agar for the detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in faecal specimen
Parkinson S. - In only half of the tuberculosis cases diagnosed in Zambia, Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent
Parkinson A.J. - International Circumpolar Surveillance of invasive bacterial diseases, 2000–2006
Parks D. - International Circumpolar Surveillance of invasive bacterial diseases, 2000–2006
Parm Ü. - An outbreak of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (spa type t008) in the paediatric intensive care unit of a university hospital, Tartu
  - The association between mucosal colonisation with opportunistic pathogens and bloodstream infections in the two neonatal intensive care units in Estonia
Parmar A. - Efficacy of isavuconazole, voriconazole and fluconazole in neutropenic murine models of disseminated Candida tropicalis and Candida krusei
  - Correlation of in vitro MIC and MFC against isavuconazole, voriconazole and amphotericin B of Aspergillus with in vivo outcome in mice with disseminated aspergillosis
  - In vitro post antibiotic effect of isavuconazole, voriconazole and amphotericin B against a strain of C. albicans with concentration-dependent pharmacokinetics in a murine model and susceptibility of strains for murine kidneys post infection
Parneix P. - Determinants of antibiotic use in surgical wards and in intensive care units in southwestern France
Parody R. - Prospective study of infectious complications in a cohort of 54 consecutive allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
Parot-Schinkel E. - Clinical qualitative evaluation of the diagnosis of acute otitis media in general practice
Parr Jr. T. - Oritavancin sterilises in vitro biofilms of Staphylococcus epidermidis and vancomycin-susceptible and -resistant enterococci
Parr Jr. T.R. - Quantitative determination and pharmacokinetics of oritavancin in rabbit serum and tibia
  - In vitro time-kill studies of oritavancin against drug-resistant isolates of Staphylococcus aureus
Parr Jr. T. - Cell wall and membrane effects of oritavancin on Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecalis
Parr Jr. T.R. - 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
  - Use of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic principles for decision support for short-course oritavancin dosing regimens for complicated skin and skin structure infections
  - Activity of oritavancin against Staphylococcus aureus isolates that show heterogeneous resistance to vancomycin
Parra J. - SeptiFast for the investigation of bacterial and fungal DNA in sterile fluids
Parsa M. - Prevalence of hydatid cyst in a slaughter-house in Iran: a ten-year survey
  - Epidemiological investigation of hydatidosis infections in Iran
Parsonage M.J. - The performance of CURB-65 in community-acquired pneumonia deteriorates with increasing age
Partridge S. - qnr genes in ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates from New South Wales, Australia
  - blaVEB-6, a novel ESBL gene in a complex structure
Parveen A. - Genotypic detection of rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: analysis of mutations from high- and low-incidence areas using denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography
Parvin M. - Genetic characterisation of vancomycin resistant isolates of Enterococcus faecium isolated from patients in Tehran
Pasanen T. - Rapid detection of hypervirulent Clostridium difficile strains in a diagnostic microbiological laboratory
Pascual A. - Intracellular penetration and activity of the new fluoroquinolone UB-8902 in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes
  - Predisposing factors for CTX-M or SHV extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in community-acquired infections
  - Prevailing occurrence of SHV-12-producing E. coli isolates in retail raw meat samples in southern Spain
Pascual Á. - Evolution of quinolone resistance mediated by genetic changes in qnrA, qnrB and qnrS genes
Pascual V. - Measles outbreak and serological testing of healthcare workers in a Spanish hospital
Pascual Á. - Detection and reporting betalactam resistance phenotypes in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae: a multicentre proficiency study in Spanish laboratories
Pascual A. - Comparative activity of dalbavancin tested against indicated Gram-positive species in Europe: results from two Spanish medical centres (DECIDE Program)
  - Epidemiological and clinical features associated with the colonisation/infection by Acinetobacter baumannii heteroresistant to carbapenems
Pascual-Gascon M.J. - Acute Chagas' disease in a European stem cell transplant recipient
Pasquarella C. - Building a benchmark through active surveillance: the Italian network SPIN-UTI
Passariello F. - Use of a molecular panel in acute viral respiratory infections
Passerini R. - The role of media fill in the evaluation of radiopharmaceutical manufacturing process at the European Institute of Oncology
  - Impact of a new perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis policy on the antimicrobial resistance: experience in a comprehensive cancer centre
Passiotou M. - Comparison of class 1 integrons from human and avian E. coli
Pászti J. - Farm to fork tracing of broiler-derived salmonellae and thermotolerant campylobacters in a Hungarian county using molecular epidemiology methods
Paszti J. - Molecular typing indicates an important role of two international clonal complexes in the dissemination of VIM-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates in Hungary
Pate M. - A case of cutaneous listeriosis in a man
Patel N. - Design and implementation of an external quality assurance scheme for Neisseria meningitidis characterisation for cultures and non-culture material
  - Relationship between hVISA and outcomes among patients with MRSA bloodstream infections treated with vancomycin
  - Predictors of hVISA among patients with MRSA bacteraemia
  - 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
Paterson D.L. - Prevailing occurrence of SHV-12-producing E. coli isolates in retail raw meat samples in southern Spain
Paterson D. - Antibiotic usage in Queensland public hospitals
  - Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of inducible Enterobacteriaceae isolated from intra-abdominal infections worldwide: results from SMART 2006
  - Characterisation of a naturally-occurring oxacillinase from Achromobacter xylosoxidans
Patiakas S. - Registration of frequency of isolated Candida strains in immunocompromised and cancer patients and determination of their tolerance in the usual antimycotic treatment
Patrick D. - Implementation of the "Do Bugs Need Drugs?" programme in British Columbia, Canada
  - Are we still using too many antibiotics for acute bronchitis?
  - The use of geographical information system to map antibiotic consumption
Patta M.C. - Molecular evaluation of Brazilian vaginal lactobacilli microbiota and the role of hydrogen peroxide-producing isolates
Pattanapanyasat K. - Isolation of late-stage Plasmodium falciparum infected red blood cells using a new cost- and time-saving magnetic cell separation kit
Pattiyathanee P. - Roles of flagella and effect of curcumin against biofilm formation by Helicobacter pylori
Patton A. - Improving the quality of care for community-acquired pneumonia using Web-based support for dissemination, communication and measurement
Patzer J. - 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
Patzer J.A. - Meropenem, b-lactam with the highest activity against Gram-negative isolates from the intensive care unit – Part of the MYSTIC (Meropenem Yearly Susceptibility Test Information Collection) Programme, 1997–2007
Pauchova E. - A natural focus of hantavirus infection in the [Scaron]umava region (Czech Republic)
Paugam A. - Comparison of antifungal MICs for yeasts obtained using EUCAST in a reference laboratory and Etest in ten different hospital laboratories
Paul M. - Treatment of invasive Candida infections – Systematic review and meta-analysis
  - Safety reporting in randomised clinical trials of HAART: systematic review
  - Performance of the TREAT decision support system in an environment with low prevalence of resistant pathogens
Paulino E. - Identification of the transmission vectors of Staphylococcus aureus circulating in a neonatal intensive care unit
Paulus T. - Comparative in vitro activities of tigecycline and 11 other antimicrobial agents against 217 epidemiologically defined Acinetobacter bloodstream isolates
Pauzé J.-L. - Retrospective comparison of human papillomavirus detection in 42 HSIL samples, by using RNA-based NucliSENS EasyQ™ HPV Assay and DNA genotyping
Pavel M. - Antifungal activity of Thymus serpyllum essential oil against Candida albicans and Candida non-albicans clinical isolates
Pavia C. - Q fever in New York City: report of a rare and unusual case
Pavlidis T. - Determination of the impact of pneumoperitoneum on sepsis severity in an animal model of peritonitis through C-reactive protein and procalcitonin serum levels assessment
Pavlov S. - Rapid detection of meticillin-resistant and meticillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus by real-time PCR directly from positive blood culture bottles
Pavlova-Wolf A. - Procalcitonin in the diagnosis of acute bacterial otitis media
Pavlovic L. - Evaluation of PCR in bronchoalveolar lavage specimens for diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia
Pavlovic M. - Can non-specific biochemical tests improve the diagnosis and contribute to prognosis in imported malaria?
Pawinska A. - Meropenem, b-lactam with the highest activity against Gram-negative isolates from the intensive care unit – Part of the MYSTIC (Meropenem Yearly Susceptibility Test Information Collection) Programme, 1997–2007
Pawlowska J. - Epstein-Barr virus genotypes and LMP-1 gene variants in paediatric liver transplant recipients
Payan C. - Prevalence of Rotavirus, Adenovirus, Norovirus and Astrovirus infections by rapid EIA and ELISA assays in hospitalised French children
Payne D. - Molecular characterisation of meticillin-resistant and -susceptible Staphylococcus aureus from global clinical trials
  - Comparative antibacterial activity of retapamulin, cephalothin, gentamicin and erythromycin against Staphylococcus aureus, including molecularly characterised isolates of MRSA recovered from uncomplicated skin infections
  - Molecular characterisation of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal isolates from patients with uncomplicated skin infections
Paz S. - Tuberculosis in Buenos Aires: ten-month analysis at a reference hospital
Pazgan-Simon M. - Detection of active polyomaviruses JC and BK in HIV-1-infected patients
Pazos V. - High co-trimoxazole resistance by bacteria associated with oral lesions in a population of Ugandan HIV-infected and AIDS patients
Peant C. - Incidence of newer antifungal consumption and incidence of Candidaemia in an adult intensive care unit
Pearson A. - Trends in bacteraemia: England 2002–2006
Pearson J. - Emergence and dissemination of USA300 MRSA in Australia
Pearson A. - Community-diagnosed Clostridium difficile infection: preliminary results from enhanced surveillance
Pecherskikh E.I. - Variability of Inc group of conjugative plasmids and CTX-M gene environments in Enterobacteriaceae nosocomial strains isolated from Russia
Pecherskikh E. - Approach to identify novel antimicrobials against staphylococci
Péchiné S. - Vaccinal strategy against Clostridium difficile associated disease with surface proteins of C. difficile
Peck K.R. - Relationship between antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in E. coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae blood isolates at 5 tertiary hospitals in Korea
  - 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
  - Efficacy of tigecycline versus colistin in a mouse model of pneumonia caused by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
  - Treatment failure of cefepime therapy for febrile neutropenic patients with bacteraemia caused by cefepime susceptible ESBL-producing organisms
Pedersen L. - Change from oral antidiabetic therapy to insulin and risk of urinary tract infections in type 2 diabetic patients: a population-based prescription study
Pederzolli L. - Detection of ESBLs: comparisons of MicroScan, Etest and double disc tests
Pedreira W. - A carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak in ICU. Diagnostic value of rep-PCR for a rapid characterisation of different genotypes, Montevideo, Uruguay
Pedro R.J. - Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy and Candida spp. oral colonisation in AIDS patients in a Brazilian tertiary-care university hospital
Pedro-Botet M.L. - Should Legionella urinary antigen test be applied in any case of community-acquired pneumonia?
  - Prospective study on chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia in patients with solid neoplasm in the era of risk stratification
  - Trends in listeriosis in a university hospital (1983–2007)
Peetermans W.E. - Pneumococcal colonisation in the elderly in a non-outbreak setting
Peeters M. - Sources of infection of pertussis in infants too young to be vaccinated
Peeters T. - Is there a place for the military in contributing to a global programme managing the MDR-TB challenge and beyond?
Pefanis A. - Are carbapenems effective against carbapenem-susceptible, metallo-b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae? Results from an animal model
Peixe L. - Population structure of Enterococcus isolates from Portugal
  - Diversity of sul genes (sul1, sul2 and sul3) among human clinical Enterobacteriaceae isolates recovered during the last two decades in Spain (1988–2006)
  - Contribution of drinking water for the dissemination of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria harbouring antibiotic resistance genes in Portugal
  - Switching populations: establishment of OXA-40-producing Acinetobacter baumannii within a hospital setting
  - Dissemination of OXA-23-producing Acinetobacter baumannii Iberian clone in hospitals and ambulatory
  - Environmental emergence of multiresistant Enterobacteriaceae harbouring blaCTX-M-15, and aac(6')-Ib-cr in Portugal
  - Emergence of a XDR-OXA-23-producing Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolate
Peixe L.V. - Characterisation of Gram-positive conjugative transposons in enterococci from different sources by a multiplex-PCR assay
Peixe L. - Recent dissemination of blaTEM-52-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Portugal is caused by spread of IncI plasmids among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella clones
  - Replicon typing of plasmids carrying the sul3-atypical integrons among Salmonella isolates
  - Plasmid characterisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium strains from different continents (1986–2007)
  - Aquatic environment contamination with an epidemic Escherichia coli clone harbouring blaCTX-M-15, blaOXA-1, blaTEM-1, and aac(6')-Ib-cr in Portugal
  - High rate of non-susceptibility to tigecycline in pan-resistant Acinetobacter spp. from Portugal
  - Plasmid characterisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis strains from different continents (1989–2004)
  - International dissemination of a multi-resistant IncA/C2 plasmid containing blaTEM-24, Tn21 and Tn1696 among epidemic and non-epidemic Enterobacteriaceae species
Pejcoch M. - A natural focus of hantavirus infection in the [Scaron]umava region (Czech Republic)
Pejman B. - Isolated renal hydatid cyst in a child: case report and review on renal hydatidosis
Pekcan Demiroz A. - Evaluation of the in vitro susceptibility of meticillin-reistant staphylococcus strains isolated from nosocomial infection to vancomycin, teicoplanin, linezolid and tigecycline by E-test method
  - Serum TNF-alpha and interleukin-4 (IL-4) levels in patients with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
Peláez T. - Rapid determination of the antifungal susceptibility of Candida isolates using direct samples of blood from patients with fungaemia: the role of the Etest
  - Clinical isolates of aspergillus are still fully susceptible to voriconazole in the POSTVORI era
Peled N. - Pulmonary Mycobacterium simiae infection. Comparison with pulmonary tuberculosis
Pelekanou A. - Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells (TREM-1) gene expression in critically ill patients
  - Alterations of innate and adaptive immune responses of patients with septic syndrome due to ventilator-associated pneumonia
  - The pathophysiological importance of apoptosis for the septic patient
Pelemis M. - Can non-specific biochemical tests improve the diagnosis and contribute to prognosis in imported malaria?
Pelkola K. - Characteristics of clinical extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing isolates from companion animals in Finland
Pellegrino G. - Comparison of an eSwab to a traditional swab for screening patients for Staphylococcus aureus colonisation by culture and by GeneOhm™ MRSA assay
Pellissier N. - Cluster of human listeriosis cases traced by molecular typing to taleggio cheese, Italy
Peltroche-Llacsahuanga H. - Comparison of two chromogenic media for recovering vancomycin-resistant strains enterococci from stool samples
Pemán J. - Clinical and management utility of Candida albicans germ tube antibody detection in critically ill patients. Influence on mortality
  - In vitro activity of caspofungin and anidulafungin against Candida albicans and C. glabrata biofilms
Pena M.J. - Characterisation of viruses causing human respiratory infections via genomic identification for in vitro diagnosis. Clinical arrays/Clart PneumoVir
Peña C. - Trends in extendeds-spectrum b-lactamase Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary Spanish hospital (1993–2006)
  - Predisposing factors for CTX-M or SHV extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in community-acquired infections
Peña A. - Automated DNA extraction with the easyMAG prior to molecular investigation of blood-borne bacteria and fungi with SeptiFast
  - SeptiFast for the investigation of bacterial and fungal DNA in sterile fluids
Penalba C. - Haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome and leptospirosis in Champagne-Ardenne: comparison of clinical, biological and epidemiological pictures
Peng L. - The high prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance gene (qnr) and aac(6')-Ib-cr in clinical isolates of Enterobacteriaceae from nine teaching hospitals in China
Pépin J. - Emergence of ciprofloxacin-gentamicin resistant Escherichia coli: implications for the empirical management of urinary tract infections
Pepoyan A. - Antibiotic resistance of commensal Escherichia coli and Lactobacillus isolates from the healthy gut microflora
Peppas T. - Differences of urinary tract infection patients with and without bacteraemia: a pilot study
Peppas G. - Ertapenem for complicated intra-abdominal infections: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
  - Does the use of probiotics/synbiotics in patients undergoing abdominal surgery prevent postoperative infections? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials
Peppe J. - Results of a phase III trial comparing tolevamer, vancomycin and metronidazole in patients with Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
Perakis K. - Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: clinical features and predictors of outcome
Peralta G. - Risk factors for hospital admission in patients with occult Escherichia coli bacteraemia discharged from the emergency department
  - Susceptibility to tigecycline by Etest against extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing and AmpC-hyperproducing isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp.
  - Time-to-positivity of blood cultures in patients with Klebsiella spp. bacteraemia
Percival L. - Efficacy and safety of once-daily atazanavir/ritonavir compared to twice-daily lopinavir/ritonavir, each in combination with tenofovir and emtricitabine, in antiretroviral naive HIV-1 infected subjects. The CASTLE Study (AI424–138) 48-week results
Perdigão J. - Multidrug and extensive drug-resistant tuberculosis in Lisbon, Portugal: molecular epidemiology and resistance mechanisms
  - Prevalence of embB306 mutations among ethambutol-resistant and susceptible isolates: correlation with ethambutol and multidrug resistance
Perdikari E. - A rare case of Nocardia puris postoperative endophthalmitis
Pereira A.S. - Occurrence and molecular characterisation of class 1 integrons in Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates collected from 1995 to 2006 in Portugal
Pereira S. - Iron overload favours the elimination of Leishmania infantum from mouse tissues by enhancing the production of reactive oxygen species
Pereira M. - Sequence-based bacterial identification from clinical samples: one year experience
Pereira A. - First report of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants qnrA, qnrB and qnrS among Gram-negative clinical isolates from Aveiro, Portugal
Pereira B. - Candida albicans biofilm drug resistance: role of CDR1 gene
Perello R. - Is vancomicin necessary in empirical treatment of community-acquired meningitis?
  - Polymorphisms in the mannose-binding lectin and in the MBL-associated serine protease genes in intensive care unit patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Pereyre-Wassner S. - Healthcare workers' knowledge of their patients' meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage
Pérez 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
Perez L. - Value of antibodies to the C. albicans enolase for the diagnosis of invasive candidiasis in non-neutropenic critically ill patients
Perez M.E. - Daptomycin monotherapy in the treatment of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bacteraemia
Pérez M. - Evaluation of new enzyme immunoassays for the detection of meta-pneumovirus infection in a paediatric population
  - Retrospective, multicentre, pharmaco-epidemiological study of the administration of liposomal amphotericin B in patients admitted to intensive care units
Perez M. - Use of disinfectable needleless mechanical valve connectors and catheter-related bloodstream infection rates in a polyvalent intensive care unit
Perez J. - Induction of telithromycin resistance by several macrolide antibiotics in Enterococcus spp. and Streptococcus spp.
Pérez F. - Usefulness of polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of asymptomatic Plasmodium infection
Perez A. - Usefulness of polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of asymptomatic Plasmodium infection
Perez de Pedro I. - Acute Chagas' disease in a European stem cell transplant recipient
Perez del Molino M. - Molecular diagnostic of sepsis: episodes vs. cases
Pérez Roth E. - IS257 and heterogeneous location of ileS2 gene in high-level mupirocin resistance staphylococcal plasmids
Perez-Ayala A. - 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
Perez-Elias M.J. - Improved long-term survival among AIDS patients with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy receiving potent antiretroviral therapies
Perez-Elias M. - Liver toxicity and plasma drug levels of lopinavir in HIV/HCV co-infected patients according to the degree of liver fibrosis
Pérez-López J.A. - Automated DNA extraction with the easyMAG prior to molecular investigation of blood-borne bacteria and fungi with SeptiFast
  - SeptiFast for the investigation of bacterial and fungal DNA in sterile fluids
Pérez-Millán F.J. - Prevalence of low-level and high-level resistance to fluoroquinolones in Streptococcus pneumoniae in Getafe, Spain
Perez-Molina J. - Description of travel characteristics and diagnosis of the main syndromes in travellers attending a tropical medicine unit
  - Travel characteristics and main diagnoses observed in ill returned travellers
Pérez-Moreno M.O. - Frequency and molecular epidemiology of integron-carrying Salmonella enterica ser Typhimurium isolates from the health region of Terres de l'Ebre, northeastern Spain
  - Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of b-lactam resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates with reduced susceptibility to amoxicillin-clavulanate from a chronic-care hospital
Perez-Perez G. - Association of Helicobacter pylori and chronic idiopathic urticaria
Perez-Romero P. - Evaluation of the cytomegalovirus reactivation after solid organ transplant
  - Molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in newly diagnosed patients in southern Spain
Pérez-Roth E. - Variable number tandem repeat assay for typing meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Intrafamilial spread of Panton-Valentine-positive Staphylococcus aureus: a Spanish case
  - Genotypic characterisation of Staphylococcus lugdunensis
Pérez-Vázquez M. - Molecular characterisation of Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive Staphylococcus aureus invasive isolates in Spain
Pérez-Villa F. - Mediastinitis after heart transplantation: clinical presentation and outcome
Perfect J. - The pharmacokinetics of posaconazole administered orally versus via a nasogastric tube in healthy subjects
Perheentupa J. - Activity of echinocandins against Candida albicans strains with decreased susceptibility to fluconazole isolated from APECED patients
Pericas R. - Evaluation of the new VITEK-2 Neisseria haemophilus card for the identification of fastidious organisms
  - Clinical evolution of patients with hepatic abscesses in a period of 6 years (2000–2005)
  - Clinical characteristics of Eikenella corrodens infections: a 10-year experience in a tertiary hospital
  - Spontaneous Gram-negative bacillary meningitis in adult patients
Perin S. - Human Metapneumovirus and human Bocavirus in hospitalised children with acute respiratory infections
Peris J. - Improved long-term survival among AIDS patients with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy receiving potent antiretroviral therapies
Perivolioti E. - Efficacy of tigecyclin vs. vancomycin in ampicillin- and gentamicin-resistant E. faecium experimental endocarditis
  - Comparison of quinupristin-dalfopristin and vancomycin in the treatment of experimental endocarditis due to ampicillin- and gentamicin-resistant E. faecium
  - Detection of ESBL production by the Hyplex® ESBL ID multiplex PCR-ELISA system
Perkins M. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Perlin D.S. - 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
Perovic O. - The role of antimicrobial susceptibility testing of anaerobic bacteria from clinically significant isolates
Perpoint T. - Detection of superantigenic toxin Vbeta T-cell signatures during menstrual and non-menstrual staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome but not during S. aureus septic shock
Perraud M. - Invasive aspergillosis in haematological patients by exposure to laminar air flow: description of 65 cases between 2004 and 2006
Perri P. - Molecular evidence of Chlamydia trachomatis in a female patient with ocular lymphoma and chronic hepatitis B
Perrier-Gros-Claude J.D. - Genetic relatedness between ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella Kentucky isolated from humans and poultry meat
  - Association of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance genes, DHA-1 b-lactamase, and extended-spectrum b-lactamase SHV-12 in Enterobacter cloacae isolated in Moroccco
Perrone M. - cagA/vacA genotyping of Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from Cuban and Venezuelan patients
Perry K. - Evaluation of four nucleic acid amplification tests for Chlamydia trachomatis in urine specimens
Persing D. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Persson S. - First cluster of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 in Denmark
Peruzzi S. - Molecular assays to diagnose Entamoeba histolytica and E. dispar infections in a non-endemic area (Parma, Italy)
  - Molecular methods for accurate diagnosis and epidemiological picture of imported malaria
  - The occurrence of intestinal spirochaetosis in comparison with infections due to other enteropathogenic agents in a selected group of patients
Pesti N. - Comparison of Austrian, Hungarian and Macedonian meticillin-resistant and meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strains in relation to accessory gene regulator type
Péter O. - Retrospective comparison of human papillomavirus detection in 42 HSIL samples, by using RNA-based NucliSENS EasyQ™ HPV Assay and DNA genotyping
Peters L. - Recognising patients with sepsis in the emergency department before and after protocol implementation
Peters G. - Specific identification of Staphylococcus aureus using the extracellular adherence protein gene as a novel target
Peteva K. - Aetiology of paediatric viral gastroenteritis in Bulgaria
Petinaki E. - Biofilm-production is strongly correlated with the presence of accumulation associated protein
  - Four-year survey of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus producing Panton-Valentine leukocidin in northern Greece
  - Epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in Greek hospitals by PFGE and MLST
  - Emergence of a linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus cohnii after exposure to this drug
  - Distribution of Nocardia species in clinical specimens in Greece
  - Detection of pathogenic genes pap, hlyA and cnf1 IN E. coli strains isolated from adult patients with urinary tract infection
Petit J.C. - Evaluation of three single-use immunoassays for toxins A and B in the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea
Petit P.L.C. - Identification of mycobacteria by Raman spectroscopy
  - In only half of the tuberculosis cases diagnosed in Zambia, Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent
Petkovsek Z. - Virulence potential of extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from skin, wound and soft tissue infections
Petraitiene R. - Analysis of pharmacodynamic interactions between antifungal drugs against Aspergillus fumigatus using the fractional inhibitory concentration index
Petraitis V. - Analysis of pharmacodynamic interactions between antifungal drugs against Aspergillus fumigatus using the fractional inhibitory concentration index
Petraki K. - Community-acquired methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of pyonephrosis necessitating emergent nephrectomy. A new clinical entity
Petras P. - Identification of staphylococci by using commercial kits STAPHYtest 24 and API Staph
Petrecz M. - Prospective, multicentre study of caspofungin for treatment of documented fungal infections in paediatric patients
Petrelli D. - Analysis of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from catheter infections isolated in a large Italian hospital
  - Effect of upstream regulatory regions and growth conditions on erm(B)-mediated constitutive MLS resistance in Group A Streptococci
Petrescu A.M. - Molecular characterisation of PER-1 extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates from Romania
Petrich A. - Epidemiology of respiratory virus infections using xTAG RVP test
  - Epidemiology of respiratory virus infections using xTAG RVP test
Petridou E. - An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii colonisation and infection in a neonatal intensive care unit of a major paediatric university hospital in Athens, Greece
Petrikkos G. - Comparison of class 1 integrons from human and avian E. coli
  - Survey of candidaemia in a tertiary care hospital in Greece.
Petrisli E. - Virological and immunological monitoring of human cytomegalovirus infection in heart and small bowel/multivisceral transplantation
Petrocheilou C. - The natriuretic peptide (BNP) as a marker of sepsis
Petropoulou D. - Differences of urinary tract infection patients with and without bacteraemia: a pilot study
  - Isolation from blood cultures and susceptibility testing of Candida sp. strains during three years in a tertiary hospital in Greece
Petropoulou F. - Genital candidiasis in prepubertal and pubertal girls
Petrosillo N. - HIV-associated pulmonary hypertension: to screen or not to screen?
Petrosyan K. - Antibiotic resistance of commensal Escherichia coli and Lactobacillus isolates from the healthy gut microflora
Petrou G. - Study of community-acquired bacteraemias managed in a medical department
Petrov M.M. - National software system for microbiology laboratory management in Bulgaria: "Clinical Microbiology and Nosocomial Infections"
Petrov M. - Ribavirin and peg-interferon with or without adjuvant therapy with erythropoietin in patients with hepatitis C: a randomised controlled trial
Petrov P. - Aetiology of paediatric viral gastroenteritis in Bulgaria
Petrova G. - Prevalence of virulence genes among nosocomial and cystic fibrosis isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Bulgaria
Petrovska M. - Bacterial vaginosis and associated microflora in women of reproductive age
Petrucca A. - Pulmonary multiple colonisation of distinct genotypes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a patient admitted to an intensive care cardiology unit: use of a combined fingerprinting approach by rep-PCR and f-AFLP
Peyerl-Hoffmann G. - Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections Cohort (INSTINCT)
Peyman-Fard N. - Review of vulvovaginal candidiasis isolated in a Spanish hospital in a two-year period (2005–2007)
Peyramond D. - Characteristics of patients with a short delay between the first HIV-positive screening test and the diagnosis of AIDS at Lyon University Hospitals, France from 1985 to 2007
Pezzolato M. - Prevalence of atypical mycobacteriosis in aquarium fish in northern Italy
Pfaller M. - A global evaluation of voriconazole activity against recent clinical isolates of Candida
  - Activity of echinocandins against Candida albicans strains with decreased susceptibility to fluconazole isolated from APECED patients
Pfister W. - Do blood cultures from E. coli overestimate the rate of antimicrobial resistance?
Pfister-Wartha A. - Skin care and use of colouring- and perfume-free products for hand hygiene: important foci for hand hygiene promotion
Pfrepper K.-I. - Identification and characterisation of new immunoreactive proteins of Chlamydia trachomatis
Pgnatari A. - Frequency and antimicrobial susceptibility profile of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from Latin America: a report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (1997–2006)
Phan L.T. - 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
Phelan D. - Cost effectiveness of employing a TPN surveillance nurse for the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections
  - Catheter-related bloodstream infection in patients on total parenteral nutrition: 10-year surveillance data in a university teaching hospital in Dublin, Ireland
Phillips E. - Healthcare-associated infection in acute hospitals: what makes a difference? Exploration of national English data
Phillips-Jones M.K. - Bacterial membrane drug efflux and receptor proteins
Phipps R. - Quorum sensing controlled rhamnolipid production is crucial for P. aeruginosas ability to evade the immune response in a mouse foreign-body infection model
Photopoulos S. - An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii colonisation and infection in a neonatal intensive care unit of a major paediatric university hospital in Athens, Greece
Phrolova I. - Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance of enterococcus species isolated from blood patients with haematological malignancies in Russia
Phytrou H. - Colonisation of hospital water distribution system by Legionella pneumophila
Piarroux R. - Emergence of azole cross-resistance in Candida glabrata following exposure to azole antifungals in a surgical intensive care unit
Piasecki E. - CCR and HERV polymorphism in HIV-1 infection: Polish population analysis
  - Detection of active polyomaviruses JC and BK in HIV-1-infected patients
Picão R. - Comparison of Etest and combined disk for detection of metallo-b-lactamase-producing isolates
Picao R. - Analysis of resistance and vancomycin "reverse creep" in Latin American Staphylococcus aureus: ten-year report of the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (1997–2006)
Picazo J.J. - In vitro activities of several antimicrobials alone or in combination against MDR Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from intensive care unit
  - Comparative activity of various antimicrobial agents against Bacteroides fragilis group strains
Picazo J. - Induction of telithromycin resistance by several macrolide antibiotics in Enterococcus spp. and Streptococcus spp.
Picazo J.J. - Comparative in vitro activity of ertapenem against carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria isolated from blood cultures
Picciani C. - Adhesion to and biofilm formation on IB3–1 bronchial cells by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: implications in cystic fibrosis
Piccolo G. - The occurrence of intestinal spirochaetosis in comparison with infections due to other enteropathogenic agents in a selected group of patients
  - Molecular methods for accurate diagnosis and epidemiological picture of imported malaria
  - Molecular assays to diagnose Entamoeba histolytica and E. dispar infections in a non-endemic area (Parma, Italy)
Piccolomini R. - Adhesion to and biofilm formation on IB3–1 bronchial cells by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: implications in cystic fibrosis
Pícha D. - Nested-PCR in the diagnostic of different forms of Lyme borreliosis
Pichardo C. - Efficacy of linezolid vs. vancomycin in the treatment of an experimental meningitis model caused by meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Pichler R. - Microbe detection in clinical samples within a few hours by application of DNA microarrays and Lab-on-a-Chip systems
Pickbrenner A. - Pseudomonas aeruginosa chronic lung infection model; therapeutic efficacy of ciprofloxacin-betaine after two treatment cycles
Pickkers P. - Recognising patients with sepsis in the emergency department before and after protocol implementation
  - Evaluation of F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission combined with computer tomography (FDG-PET-CT-scan) in critically ill patients suspected of Infection
Picot S. - Invasive aspergillosis in haematological patients by exposure to laminar air flow: description of 65 cases between 2004 and 2006
Piddock L.J.V. - Mechanisms of resistance in non-typhoidal Salmonella enterica exhibiting a novel quinolone resistance phenotype
  - Epidemiology of a new population of quinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica
Piedrola G. - SeptiFast for the investigation of bacterial and fungal DNA in sterile fluids
  - Automated DNA extraction with the easyMAG prior to molecular investigation of blood-borne bacteria and fungi with SeptiFast
Pielmeier U. - Safety reporting in randomised clinical trials of HAART: systematic review
Piening B. - Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii carrying the carbapenemase OXA-23 in a German university medical centre
Pierangeli A. - Bocavirus in hospitalised children in Italy
Pierard D. - 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
Piérard D. - Prevalence of nim-genes in Bacteroides fragilis group in Belgium
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Pieroni G. - Clinical and autopsy diagnosis of infectious diseases at an Italian teaching hospital
Pierro A. - Preliminary evaluation of a commercially available rapid immunochromatographic method for the detection of IgM antibody response to chikungunya and dengue viruses
Pierson C. - US survey on resistance among the Bacteroides species for 2005–2007
Pieters T. - Acinetobacter baumannii infections in thermally injured: a multidrug-resistant blaOXA-23 outbreak in a burn wound centre, Brussels
Pietrini S. - Use of a molecular panel in acute viral respiratory infections
Piette A. - A case of oto-mastoiditis caused by MRSA of porcine origin
Pietzcker T. - Do blood cultures from E. coli overestimate the rate of antimicrobial resistance?
Pietzka A. - Mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units typing reveals high genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Austria
Pietzka D. - Mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units typing reveals high genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Austria
Pietzka A. - High resolution melting curve analysis and strain-specific SNPs: a new method for differentiation of the Ames strain from other Bacillus anthracis strains
Pili-Floury S. - Emergence of azole cross-resistance in Candida glabrata following exposure to azole antifungals in a surgical intensive care unit
Pillar C. - Tigecycline activity against geographically diverse Acinetobacter spp. displaying multidrug-resistant phenotypes across Europe
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  - Anti-enterococcal and anti-sreptococcal activity profile of oritavancin in Europe
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  - Current susceptibility patterns for H. influenzae and M. catarrahlis isolates from Europe: findings of the 2007 GLOBAL surveillance program
  - Epidemiology of elevated fluoroquinolone MICs of S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, and M. catarrhalis from the GLOBAL Study (1999–2005)
  - In vitro activity profile of oritavancin against resistant staphylococcal populations from a recent surveillance initiative in Europe
  - Tigecycline activity against Staphylococcus aureus exhibiting multidrug-resistant phenotypes in Europe
  - Analysis of tigecycline activity against Staphylococcus aureus based on patient location and clinical specimen source in Europe
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Pillet S. - Comparative evaluation of the NucliSENS easyMAG automated system for the extraction of viral DNA from whole blood samples: application to the monitoring of cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus loads
Pimenta-Rodrigues M.V. - Evaluation of the resistance profile and detection of virulence genes in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from clinical and surveillance samples collected at a Brazilian teaching hospital
Pimentel J. - Treatment optimisation using vancomycin on the critical patient
Pina J. - Immigration and tuberculosis evolution in Catalonia central region. 10 years (1996–2005)
Pina-Vaz C. - Optimisation of a flow cytometry protocol for detection of Encephalitozoon intestinalis
Pinedo A. - Characteristics of fungaemias in western Malaga over a period of six years
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Piñer R. - Severe community-acquired pneumonia: validation of the ATS/IDSA guidelines to predict admission to the ICU
Pinheiro S. - Fungal infections at a Coimbra burns unit: 2003–2007
Pini B. - Corynebacterium striatum: a multidrug-resistant emerging pathogen
Pinilla C. - 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
Pinna A. - Tolerability of N-chlorotaurine, a new endogenous antiseptic, in the bronchopulmonary system
Pinna A.D. - Virological and immunological monitoring of human cytomegalovirus infection in heart and small bowel/multivisceral transplantation
Pino R. - Paediatric Chagas' disease in a non-endemic area
Piñón A. - Myocarditis outbreak with fatal cases associated to Adenovirus subgenera C among children, Havana City, 2005
Pintado V. - Risk factors and prognosis of external ventricular drainage-related infection
Pintens V. - agr/RNAIII expression in biofilms in vivo
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Pinto F.R. - Pili distribution among Streptococcus pneumoniae associated with invasive disease in Portugal
Pinto F. - Bacterial multistrain genomotyping arrays: optimal choice of control in two-colour experiments
Pinto F.R. - Decrease in macrolide resistance and clonal instability among Streptococcus pyogenes in spite of increased macrolide consumption
Pinyochotiwong C. - Early diagnosis of dengue infection using blood and non-blood specimens: a pilot study
Pion M. - Tuberculosis in Buenos Aires: ten-month analysis at a reference hospital
Pires R. - Comparison of macrolide-resistant and macrolide-susceptible populations of group A streptococci from asymptomatic oropharyngeal colonisation in Portugal
Pires-Cronenberger S. - Transmission of influenza virus within a French university hospital during three influenza seasons, from October 2004 to April 2007
Pirnay J.-P. - Acinetobacter baumannii infections in thermally injured: a multidrug-resistant blaOXA-23 outbreak in a burn wound centre, Brussels
Pirnay J.P. - Intracellular activity of antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus internalised human skin keratinocytes: comparison with THP-1 macrophages
Piroth L. - 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)
Pirri G. - In vitro and in vivo activity of SB006, a novel branched antimicrobial peptide selectively active against Gram-negative bacteria.
Pirs M. - Under-reporting of occupational blood and infectious fluid exposure in a teaching hospital
Pirson J. - Acinetobacter baumannii infections in thermally injured: a multidrug-resistant blaOXA-23 outbreak in a burn wound centre, Brussels
Pisciotta M. - Use of a molecular panel in acute viral respiratory infections
Piselli P. - HBV lamivudine resistance mutations in a cohort of mono-infected and HIV-co-infected patients
Piskunova N. - Ribavirin and peg-interferon with or without adjuvant therapy with erythropoietin in patients with hepatitis C: a randomised controlled trial
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Pistol A. - Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive, t008 spa-type meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Romanian western county hospital
Pitart C. - Family recurrent episodes of skin and soft-tissue infections by meticillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus carrying Panton-Valentine leukocidin
Pitkälä A. - Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in horses and horse personnel at the Finnish veterinary teaching hospital, 2006–2007
Pitondo-Silva A. - Molecular typing of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli by multilocus sequence typing
Pitsouni E. - Does the use of probiotics/synbiotics in patients undergoing abdominal surgery prevent postoperative infections? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials
Pittaras T.E. - ompA genotyping and epidemiological investigation of Chlamydia trachomatis urethritis in male patients, Athens, Greece
Pittet D. - Temporal effects of antibiotic use and hand-rub consumption on incidence of MRSA and Clostridium difficile
  - Engaging more than 300 healthcare facilities from Europe to participate in the testing of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy
Pitts K. - SASP: rapid bactericidal activity against USA strains of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
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Pituch H. - Distribution of types of toxigenicity and susceptibility to antimicrobial agents among Clostridium difficile strains isolated in two academic hospitals in Warsaw, Poland
Piukovics K. - Two cases of fatal bacteraemia caused by unusual pathogens in patients with haematologic malignancy
Piuzzi F. - Comparison of automated immunoassay LIAISON®Borrelia and ELISA Enzygnost® Borreliosi for the diagnosis of Lyme disease
Piyavong B. - Safety and efficacy of a fixed-dose combination of zidovudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine in antiretroviral-naive and -experienced HIV-1 infected patients
Pizette F. - Mechanisms of resistance to oxyimino-cephalosporins in clinical Escherichia coli isolates recovered from food-producing animals in France
Pizzigallo E. - Novel methods for the diagnosis of HPV infection
Plachouras D. - Microbiological documentation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in bone and joint infections: analysis of 79 cases from a reference centre on a myoskeletal infections in Greece
  - Rapid surveillance of multidrug resistance in ICU patients, by use of antibiotic-containing agar plates
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Plagge H. - Checklist for an optimal early switch to oral antibiotics in hospitalised patients
Plamondon M. - Emergence of ciprofloxacin-gentamicin resistant Escherichia coli: implications for the empirical management of urinary tract infections
Planes A.M. - Phylogenetic background and virulence profile of Escherichia coli causing neonatal disease
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Plasencia E. - Outbreak of measles in Catalonia (Spain): importance of laboratory confirmation
Plasencia A. - Outbreak of measles in Catalonia (Spain): importance of laboratory confirmation
Platel D. - Selection of Staphylococcus aureus resistant to NXL101 and identification of associated mutations in gyrA
Plati E. - Genital candidiasis in prepubertal and pubertal girls
Platsouka E. - Efficacy of tigecyclin vs. vancomycin in ampicillin- and gentamicin-resistant E. faecium experimental endocarditis
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  - Community-acquired methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of pyonephrosis necessitating emergent nephrectomy. A new clinical entity
  - Detection of ESBL production by the Hyplex® ESBL ID multiplex PCR-ELISA system
  - Evaluation of the Hyplex®MBL ID multiplex PCR-ELISA system for direct detection of blaVIM and blaIMP genes in blood and other clinical material
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  - Significance of positive urine cultures during the immediate post-trasnplant period in renal transplant recipients. A retrospective study
Platzer U. - Efficacy and tolerability of moxifloxacin versus clindamycin in the treatment of odontogenic abscesses and inflammatory infiltrates (MOCLI Study)
Plecko V. - Evaluation of PCR in bronchoalveolar lavage specimens for diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia
Plésiat P. - A nationwide survey of extended-spectrum b-lactamases and metallo-b-lactamases produced in Pseudomonas aeruginosa in France, 2007
Plevneshi A. - Trends in antimicrobial resistance in S. pneumoniae, Canada, 1993–2007
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Pliarchopoulou F. - Prevalence of and risk factors for colonisation with meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at the time of hospital admission
Pliatsika V. - Hospital infections caused by community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
Pliskova Pakrova E. - Identification of staphylococci by using commercial kits STAPHYtest 24 and API Staph
Pljesa T. - Comparative analysis of Bordetella pertussis strains included in the Serbian whole-cell vaccine
Ploy M.C. - Association of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance genes, DHA-1 b-lactamase, and extended-spectrum b-lactamase SHV-12 in Enterobacter cloacae isolated in Moroccco
Pluister G.N. - Molecular epidemiology of PFGE non-typeable meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
Pluister G. - MRSA surveillance in the Netherlands shows a different geographical dissemination of pandemic clones and the high diversity of the Dutch MRSA population
Pluschke G. - Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae elicit distinct patterns of inflammatory parameters in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with bacterial meningitis
Poblet-Mas N. - New insights in determining the aetiology of severe community-acquired pneumonia and its implications
Podbielski P. - 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
Podestà A. - Human Metapneumovirus and human Bocavirus in hospitalised children with acute respiratory infections
Podzamczer D. - Diagnosis of tuberculosis infection in HIV-infected patients: an interferon-gamma assay versus tuberculin skin test
Poell B.A. - Real-time PCR as a semi-quantitative alternative for microscopic detection of Dientamoeba fragilis
Poggi S. - Tuberculosis in Buenos Aires: ten-month analysis at a reference hospital
Poiares-da-Silva J. - Effects of phenolic-rich essential oils on the morphology and adherence of Giardia lamblia trophozoites
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Poiata A. - Efficacy of ertapenem against staphylococci isolates
Poikonen E. - Epidemiology of nosocomial Candidaemia in a Finnish tertiary care hospital, 1987–2004
Poilane I. - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of Clostridium difficile isolates in French hospitals from 2001 to 2007
Pointner C. - Antibiotic resistance in Enterobacteriacea in Austrian intensive care units
Poirel L. - ISEcp1-mediated transposition of qnrB5 gene in Escherichia coli
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  - Characterisation of a naturally-occurring oxacillinase from Achromobacter xylosoxidans
  - Class D carbapenemases: origins, activity, expression and epidemiology of their producers
  - Beta-lactamase genes from environmental bacteria
  - In vivo transposition of insertion sequence ISAba1 at the origin of genome plasticity and acquired antibiotic resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii
  - Validation of the extended-spectrum b-lactamase phenotype with molecular methods
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  - Low prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in Norwegian and Swedish clinical isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp.
  - Plasmid-encoded and class 3 integron-associated extended-spectrum b-lactamase gene blaGES-1 from Escherichia coli in Switzerland
  - Diversity of blaOXA-48 genetic environments leading to variable carbapenemase expression levels among carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates
  - First occurrence of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates producing VIM-2 metallo-b-lactamase in a Tunisian university hospital
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Poitschek C. - In vitro susceptibility testing of fungal isolates from immunosuppressed, organ-transplanted patients for anidulafungin and azoles
Pol J. - Multiplex PCR for specific detection of meticillin-resistant staphylococci in a group of patients with infective endocarditis
Polack B. - Elaboration of a type three secretion system-based Pseudomonas aeruginosa live vector for immunotherapy purposes
Polemeropoulos A. - 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
Polemis M. - Clonality of the blaVIM harbouring Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates in a tertiary hospital in Greece
Polemis M.Z. - Study of the molecular epidemiology of metallo-b-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Greece
Polizzotto M. - Streptococcus pneumoniae septicaemia associated with red cell transfusion
Poljak M. - Under-reporting of occupational blood and infectious fluid exposure in a teaching hospital
Poljakova S. - Indigenous amebiasis in hypoendemic area: myth or reality?
Pollisard L. - Transmission of influenza virus within a French university hospital during three influenza seasons, from October 2004 to April 2007
Polonyi M. - Antibiotic resistance in Enterobacteriacea in Austrian intensive care units
Poluga J. - Can non-specific biochemical tests improve the diagnosis and contribute to prognosis in imported malaria?
Polverino E. - Severe community-acquired pneumonia: validation of the ATS/IDSA guidelines to predict admission to the ICU
Polyakova E. - Bacteriophage genes distribution among GAS belonging to different M serotypes
Polydorou F. - Resistance to carbapenems and phenotypic detection of metallo-b-lactamases in P. aeruginosa clinical isolates
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Pomar V. - Spontaneous Gram-negative bacillary meningitis in adult patients
Pompilio A. - Adhesion to and biofilm formation on IB3–1 bronchial cells by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: implications in cystic fibrosis
Ponce de Leon A. - In vitro activity of tigecycline and other antimicrobial drugs against selected pathogens isolated in Mexico
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Pong-Porter S. - Prevalence of fluoroquinolone resistance and QRDR mutations in S. pneumoniae in Toronto, Canada, 1995–2006
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Pons I. - Rapid identification of pneumococci and enterococci in blood culture bottles using Latex Agglutination
Pons M. - Mechanism of resistance to antimicrobial agents in Shigella strains isolated from stools among children under 5 years of age in southern Mozambique
Pontello M. - Cluster of human listeriosis cases traced by molecular typing to taleggio cheese, Italy
Pontesilli O. - Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus is not associated with early senescence of CD8+ T lymphocytes
Ponti C. - HIV-1 induces apoptosis in primary osteoblasts and HOBIT cells through TNF-a activation
Pontikis K. - A new fear for intensive care unit patients: colistin-resistant MDR Gram-negatives
Ponto K. - Lower saliva flow rates are associated with oral affection of Candida sp. after radiation therapy
Pontón J. - In vitro activity of micafungin combined with amphotericin B or fluconazole against Candida parapsilosis
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Poor mirza gholi F. - Immunological evaluation of vi-vapsular polysaccharide of Salmonella typhi vaccine by serum bactericidal assay
Pooya M. - Evaluation of pro/anti inflammatory responses after rectal administration of Mycobacterium bovis BCG
Pop S. - Virological and immunological monitoring of human cytomegalovirus infection in heart and small bowel/multivisceral transplantation
Popa I. - Incidence of human papillomavirus genotypes and estimated repercussion of quadrivalent vaccine in Cadiz, Spain
Popescu G.A. - In vitro susceptibility of respiratory isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Streptococcus pyogenes in a twelve-month period
Popescu C. - In vitro susceptibility of respiratory isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Streptococcus pyogenes in a twelve-month period
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Popoiu M. - In vitro susceptibility of respiratory isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Streptococcus pyogenes in a twelve-month period
Popov B. - A common F. tularensis outbreak MLVA genotype in the Balkans
Popow-Kraupp T. - Near-patient diagnosis of influenza virus infection in adult patients
Poropane J. - Comparative studies of the new Access® Toxo IgG assay
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Porras-Ballesteros J. - Acute Chagas' disease in a European stem cell transplant recipient
Porsbo L.J. - Comparison of phylogroups and virulence genes of Escherichia coli obtained from healthy humans and patients with urinary tract infection in Denmark
Porter A.J. - Disruption of Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing using high-affinity antibodies derived from immunised sheep
Porter V. - A novel chromogenic formulation for detecting meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in surveillance specimens: comparison to Oxoid Canada's Demin Blue agar
Portillo M. - Risk factors and prognosis of external ventricular drainage-related infection
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Portocarrero N. - Chagas' disease among Latin American immigrants in Madrid. A serological survey
Portugal I. - Prevalence of embB306 mutations among ethambutol-resistant and susceptible isolates: correlation with ethambutol and multidrug resistance
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Portugal R.D. - A clinical model for predicting severe medical complications in cancer patients with bloodstream infections
Poser I. - Skin care and use of colouring- and perfume-free products for hand hygiene: important foci for hand hygiene promotion
Pospischil A. - Murine model of lung infection by Parachlamydia acanthamoebae
Postrelov N. - The prevention of microbial biofilm formation on net prosthetic appliance for hernioplasty
Potaturkina-Nesterova N.I. - Ribotyping in molecular epidemiological studies of uropathogenic Escherichia coli. A critical assessment
Potel G. - Usefulness of denaturing high-pressure liquid chromatography to assess in situ gut microbiota in neonates
Potena L. - Virological and immunological monitoring of human cytomegalovirus infection in heart and small bowel/multivisceral transplantation
Potz N. - Community-diagnosed Clostridium difficile infection: preliminary results from enhanced surveillance
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Poulakou G. - Rapid surveillance of multidrug resistance in ICU patients, by use of antibiotic-containing agar plates
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Poulopoulou C. - In vitro activity of tigecycline against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative clinical isolates
Poulou A. - Dissemination of VIM-1- and VIM-4-producing Acinetobacter baumannii clones in an intensive care unit
Poulsen P. - The spectrum of invasive bacterial disease in Arctic areas – A population-based study in Greenland
Poupard M. - Evaluation of three single-use immunoassays for toxins A and B in the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea
Pourbakhsh S. - Inhibitory effect of hyperimmune LPS antiserum in attachment of E. coli O157:H7 to HEP-2 cell and murine model
Pourcel C. - MLVA and CRISPR web services for bacterial genotyping
Pourmand M.R. - Carriage of group B streptococcus in pregnant women from Tehran, Iran
Pournaras S. - Investigation of imipenem efficacy against carbapenem-susceptible but heteroresistant Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates by experimental pneumonia
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Pourpak Z. - Serum bactericidal antibody response to polysaccharide meningococcal vaccination in common variable immunodeficiency and its clinical implications
Pourshafie M.R. - Genetic relatedness among isolates of Shigella sonnei carrying class 2 integrons in Tehran, Iran, 2002–2003
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Poutanen S. - Use of quality indicators by clinical bacteriology laboratories in Ontario, Canada – External quality assessment survey by Quality Management Program–Laboratory Services
Pouyiouka M. - The natriuretic peptide (BNP) as a marker of sepsis
Poveda J.B. - The overexpression of SdiA and SoxS is associated with the development of multiple antibiotic resistance induced by diazepam and haloperidol in Escherichia coli AG100
Power E. - The pharmacokinetics of posaconazole administered orally versus via a nasogastric tube in healthy subjects
Power L. - Assessing the role of a fungal blood culture vial in the diagnosis of Candida spp. bloodstream infection in an Irish tertiary referral centre
Poxton I.R. - Clostridium difficile in the paediatric population
Pozzetto B. - Optimisation and evaluation of an immunomagnetic separation method using a monoclonal anti-LPS antibody for the detection of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 in environmental water samples
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Pozzi G. - Biofilm models for Streptococcus pneumoniae
Pozzi C. - A novel Staphylococcus aureus biofilm phenotype mediated by the fibronectin-binding proteins, FnBPA and FnBPB
Pozzi G. - Conjugative transposon Tn5253 of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Pradier C. - Trends in antibiotic prescription among children attending daycare centres in France: 1999–2006
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Prag M. - Changes in patterns of antimicrobial use in Swedish hospitals from 2003 to 2006 following the introduction of large-scale nationwide point prevalence studies
Prag J. - Fusobacterium necrophorum from sore throats and healthy controls
Praino L. - Predictive factors for typhlitis in paediatric oncology patients with neutropenia and abdominal focus
Prariyachatigul C. - Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene and staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec types among clinical isolates from patients at a Khon Kaen hospital, Thailand
Prasithisirikul W. - Long-term efficacy of nevirapine-based anti-retroviral therapy among HIV-1 infected patients with/without previous rifampicin, and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis: a 144-week prospective study
Prat C. - Usefulness of MTBDRplus assay for rapid genotypic detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to isoniazid and rifampicin directly in clinical specimens
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Prat G. - Prevalence of the quinolone-modifying enzyme aac(6')-Ib-cr in extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing enterobacterial isolates in Barcelona
Prat C. - Evaluation of new enzyme immunoassays for the detection of meta-pneumovirus infection in a paediatric population
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Prats G. - Application of molecular techniques for the diagnosis of community-acquired bacterial meningitis in nine Spanish hospitals
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Pratt R.J. - epic2: National evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections in National Health Service facilities in England
PrayGod G. - The diagnostic performance of an interferon-gamma assay in HIV- and tuberculosis endemic population
Praz G. - Retrospective comparison of human papillomavirus detection in 42 HSIL samples, by using RNA-based NucliSENS EasyQ™ HPV Assay and DNA genotyping
Prearo M. - Prevalence of atypical mycobacteriosis in aquarium fish in northern Italy
Preisner O. - Epidemiological typing of multi-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains by FT-IR
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Prenna M. - Effect of upstream regulatory regions and growth conditions on erm(B)-mediated constitutive MLS resistance in Group A Streptococci
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Preoteasa E. - Comparison between proliferation intensity of S. aureus on unmodified and new C60-modified polymers
Preoteasa C. - Comparison between proliferation intensity of S. aureus on unmodified and new C60-modified polymers
Pressler T. - New focus – old disease: the paranasal sinuses as possible focus for bacterial lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients
Presterl E. - Implication of Candida biofilm maturation on the susceptibility to amphotericin B, caspofungin and posaconazole, alone or in combination
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Preston R. - The safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of the antifungal posaconazole in hepatic impairment
Preziuso S. - "DelioCode": a freeware programme for comparing oligonucleotidic sequences by verification codes
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Prieto J. - Bactericidal activity of simulated serum concentrations of daptomycin vs. vancomycin against vancomycin-susceptible and resistant Enterococcus faecium: a pharmacodynamic model
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Prieto A. - Trend of prevalence of human immunodefiency virus type 1(HIV-1) non-B aubtypes in Galicia, northwestern Spain
Prieto J. - Cidal activity of oral third generation cephalosporins against Streptococcus pneumoniae in relation to cefotaxime intrinsic activity
Priftis A. - The in vitro activity of tigecycline against 2,423 clinical isolates. Comparison of the EUCAST and the FDA approved breakpoints
Prim N. - Trends in listeriosis in a university hospital (1983–2007)
Prinsen C.F. - Point prevalence study of HPV in a high-risk population in Havana, Cuba
Prochazka B. - Excess death attributable to influenza in the Czech Republic in 1986–2006
Prodhom G. - SeptiFast PCR combined with blood cultures for the microbiological documentation of fever in neutropenic cancer patients
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Proevska U. - Antimicrobial susceptibility and macrolide-resistance mechanisms among clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Bulgaria, 2006–2007
Pronicki M. - Epstein-Barr virus genotypes and LMP-1 gene variants in paediatric liver transplant recipients
Prosseda G. - Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolated from patients affected by cystic fibrosis: genotyping analysis and molecular characterisation of virulence determinants
Prostko J. - Performance of the Abbott ARCHITECT Toxo IgM assay
Protonotariou E. - Hospital infections caused by community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
Protopapas K. - Prevalence of and risk factors for colonisation with meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at the time of hospital admission
Pruthi P. - Candida albicans biofilm drug resistance: role of CDR1 gene
Pruthi V. - Candida albicans biofilm drug resistance: role of CDR1 gene
Pruunsild K. - The association between mucosal colonisation with opportunistic pathogens and bloodstream infections in the two neonatal intensive care units in Estonia
Pryamchuk S.D. - Variability of Inc group of conjugative plasmids and CTX-M gene environments in Enterobacteriaceae nosocomial strains isolated from Russia
Przybylski M. - Human herpesvirus 6 infections in patients with allogeneic haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in a medical university in Warsaw 2004–2006
Psaroulaki A. - Prevalence of antibodies to Bartonella henselae in patients with suspected cat scratch disease in Crete, Greece
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Psatheris G. - Trends in antibiotic consumption over an 8-year period in a general hospital of Athens, Greece
Psichogiou M. - Comparison of class 1 integrons from human and avian E. coli
Puapermpoonsiri S. - Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene and staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec types among clinical isolates from patients at a Khon Kaen hospital, Thailand
Pucci D. - Performance of the Abbott ARCHITECT Toxo IgM assay
Puccia R. - Characterisation and expression of the gene encoding a glicoprotein of 70 kda (gp70) from Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
Puche B. - Implication of basal core promoter/precore mutants upon genotype and clinical outcome in the hepatitis B virus
Puente T. - 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
Puerto J.L. - Neoplasia in patients with HIV infection: effect of HAART
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Puglisi S. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of Lactobacillus strains used in probiotic products
Pühler A. - Erythromycin resistance plasmids isolated from the bacterial community of a municipal wastewater treatment plant encode an interesting spectrum of macrolide resistance determinants
Puig de la Bellacasa J. - Combination antifungal therapy for invasive aspergillosis in solid organ transplant recipients
Pujate E. - Surveillance of Clostridium difficile infection in Latvian multidisciplinary teaching hospital
Pujol M. - Emergence of a multi-resistant genotype of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a university hospital in Barcelona
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Pulcini C. - Junior doctors' perceptions of the problem of bacterial resistance in hospitals
Pulgar S. - The epidemiology of hospitalised cases of skin and soft tissue infection in Europe
Pullukcu H. - Comparison of quality of life in inactive hepatitis B virus carriers versus chronic hepatitis B patients versus normal Turkish population
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Punda-Polic V. - In vitro testing of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii to colistin (polymyxin E)
Puppels G.J. - Epidemiological surveillance of MRSA using Raman spectroscopy
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Puro V. - HBV lamivudine resistance mutations in a cohort of mono-infected and HIV-co-infected patients
Putcharoen O. - Utilising clinical parameters to differentiate mycobacteraemia from Mycobacterium tuberculosis v.s. from Mycobacterium avium complex on the day of blood culture signal detection
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Putignani L. - Pulmonary multiple colonisation of distinct genotypes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a patient admitted to an intensive care cardiology unit: use of a combined fingerprinting approach by rep-PCR and f-AFLP
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Puzanowska B. - Epidemic typhus with concomitant Staphylococcus hominis bacteraemia in an immunocompetant patient after tourist trip to India and Nepal: case report.
Pyasetskaya M.F. - A controlled intervention study to improve antibiotic use in a Russian paediatric hospital