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Vaara M. - Rapid detection of hypervirulent Clostridium difficile strains in a diagnostic microbiological laboratory
Vager D. - Effect of protein-binding on the in vitro efficacy of echinocandins against Candida species
Vagiakou E. - Frequency, molecular typing and association with clinical disease of Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leucocidin positive isolates in a tertiary hospital
  - Evaluation of the Hyplex®MBL ID multiplex PCR-ELISA system for direct detection of blaVIM and blaIMP genes in blood and other clinical material
  - Surveillance of glycopeptide-resistant enterococci in faecal samples from hospitalised patients during two years in a tertiary hospital
Vahaboglu H. - Pseudo-outbreak of Serratia marcescens in a tertiary care hospital
  - Molecular epidemiology of Acinetobacter baumannii in hospitals in the Mediterranean area using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and sequence-based typing
Vähäkuopus S. - Group G streptococcal bacteraemia and emm types
Vahdani P. - A survey on 80 cases of botulism and its clinical presentations as a public health emergency, Tehran, Iran
Vahtsevanou T. - Resistance to carbapenems and phenotypic detection of metallo-b-lactamases in P. aeruginosa clinical isolates
Vainio A. - Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in horses and horse personnel at the Finnish veterinary teaching hospital, 2006–2007
Vainumäe I. - Persistence of Escherichia coli clones and resistance genes in recurrent urinary tract infections in children
Vairo F. - Case report: chronic hepatitis B infection susceptible to adefovir despite the rtI233V mutation
  - HBV lamivudine resistance mutations in a cohort of mono-infected and HIV-co-infected patients
Vaki I. - 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
  - Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells (TREM-1) gene expression in critically ill patients
Vakis A. - Infections in patients with head injury: a 6-year retrospective study
Valachis A. - Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: clinical features and predictors of outcome
  - Infections in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
Valakis K. - Emergence of a linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus cohnii after exposure to this drug
Valcheva V. - Use of MIRU-VNTR typing to differentiate Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Bulgaria and comparison with IS6110-RFLP typing and spoligotyping
Valderrey C. - Molecular investigation of sequential isolates of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clones producing the OXA-40 carbapenemase
Valdés O. - Myocarditis outbreak with fatal cases associated to Adenovirus subgenera C among children, Havana City, 2005
Valdés M. - Nosocomial fungaemias at a general hospital: the change of epidemiological and clinical characteristics. A comparative study of 2 cohorts (1993–8 vs. 2002–05)
Valensise T. - The effect of testing parameter variations on the in vitro activity of iclaprim
Valente C. - Different response to anti-HCV treatment may be related to immunological gene expression profile in chronically HCV-infected patients
  - Sequence-based bacterial identification from clinical samples: one year experience
Valentín A. - In vitro activity of caspofungin and anidulafungin against Candida albicans and C. glabrata biofilms
Valentini C.G. - The use of caspofungin in neutropenic patients with haematological malignancies and concomitant candidaemia
Valerio M. - Critical care-related infections in heart transplant recipients
  - Mediastinitis after heart transplantation: clinical presentation and outcome
  - Evolution of Campylobacter bacteraemia before and in the era of highly active anti-retroviral therapy
Valerio A. - HPV genotypes in anal samples from Italian and foreign-born males attending an STD unit in Milan, Italy
Valerio M. - Is cotrimoxazole prophylaxis still reliable for the prevention of nocardiosis?
Vale[scaron]ová M. - Nested-PCR in the diagnostic of different forms of Lyme borreliosis
Vali L. - Antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa from food-producing animals: is it a threat for hospital-acquired infections?
Valinteliene R. - Influence of rapid antigen detection test use to antibiotic prescribing for tonsillopharyngitis
  - Prevalence of nosocomial infections in Lithuania
Vallé M. - Absence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in Salmonella and E. coli strains from healthy cattle, pigs and chickens from 8 EU countries within the European Antimicrobial Susceptibility Surveillance in Animals (EASSA) programme
Vallecillo G. - Is vancomicin necessary in empirical treatment of community-acquired meningitis?
Vallejo A. - Epidemiology, clinical presentation and prognostic factors for death of bacterial brain abscess: a twelve-year review
Valles X. - Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Shigella spp. and Salmonella spp. isolated from children <5 years of age with diarrhoea in southern Mozambique
Valter J. - Influence of climatic factors on tick-borne encephalitis incidence in the Czech Republic
Valverde J. - High proportion of antibiotic resistance in bloodstream infection by nursing-home-acquired E. coli
  - Dream changes after efavirenz treatment
Valverde A. - Presence and epidemiology of the IRT b-lactamases in contemporary Escherichia coli isolates in a hospital in Madrid, Spain
  - Phylogenetic groups of non-clonally related Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates with and without extended-spectrum b-lactamases
  - High prevalence of blaCTX-M-14 in Spain is mainly associated with the dissemination of an epidemic plasmid belonging to IncI complex
Vamvaka E. - Laboratory diagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii infection in population in northern Greece
Vamvakopoulou S. - Clonal analysis and toxin gene carriage of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from three hospitals in western Greece
van Achterberg T. - Recognising patients with sepsis in the emergency department before and after protocol implementation
Van Aerschot A. - Evaluation of the type I signal peptidase of Staphylococcus epidermidis as novel antibacterial target
van Baarle D. - The first 48 hours of viral response during therapy differentiate between rapid viral response and null response in hepatitis C genotype 1 patients
Van Bambeke F. - Activity of antibiotic combinations towards intracellular small colony variants of Staphylococcus aureus in a model of THP-1 macrophages
  - MDR1 (P-glycoprotein) and MRP1 (multidrug resistance-related protein 1) eukaryotic efflux transporters do not affect the cellular accumulation and intracellular activity of tigecycline towards intraphagocytic Staphylococcus aureus
  - 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
  - Intracellular activity of antibiotics against a stable small colony variant of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from a CF patient in model Calu-3 human airway epithelial cells
  - Intracellular activity of antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus internalised human skin keratinocytes: comparison with THP-1 macrophages
  - Identification of a Staphylococcus aureus strain with increased intracellular growth and reduced intracellular susceptibility to gentamicin
van Belkum A. - Identification of mycobacteria by Raman spectroscopy
  - Epidemiological surveillance of MRSA using Raman spectroscopy
  - Origins and evolution of MRSA clonal lineages
Van Benthem B. - The spread of Clostridium difficile PCR-ribotype 027 in the Netherlands since 2005 and the rise of other types
van Benthem B.H.B. - First results of ventilator-associated pneumonia results in five Dutch hospitals
van Benthem B. - Effect of 10 years of surveillance on the incidence of surgical site infections in the Netherlands
van Bodegraven A. - Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism as a diagnostic tool in gastrointestinal disease: a preliminary study
  - Rapid screening of the human microbiome by bacterial profiling
Van Broeck J.V.C. - Surveillance of Clostridium difficile NAP1/O27 since 2006 in Belgium
van de Beek D. - Trends in the management of meningococcal meningitis
van de Craats A. - Genotyping of Giardia lamblia by multilocus sequence typing
van de Ent C.K. - A newly identified clonal Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain has a high prevalence in the Dutch cystic fibrosis population
Van den Abeele A. - Direct detection of MRSA in surveillance samples by Xpert MRSA
  - Benchmarking of microbiology laboratories
van den Berg A. - From lab on a chip to a lab-in-a-cell: the impact of nanotechnology on biomedicine
van den Berg D. - Recognising patients with sepsis in the emergency department before and after protocol implementation
Van Den Berg J. - Impact of the interaction of R207910 with rifampicin on the treatment of murine tuberculosis
Van den Borre C. - Comparative evaluation of three selective media for primary isolation of Helicobacter pylori from gastric biopsies under routine conditions
van den Broek P.J. - Pharmaceutical quality and supply route of antibiotics obtained with or without prescription (over the counter) in Indonesia
van den Brule A.J. - Multiplex MLPA assay for simultaneous detection of 6 viral agents causing central nervous system infections
van den Dool C. - How does vaccination of healthcare workers affect the number of influenza virus infections in nursing home patients?
van den Ende J. - A new approach in the diagnosis of intestinal parasites
van den Hof S. - Effect of 10 years of surveillance on the incidence of surgical site infections in the Netherlands
Van den Wijngaert S. - Evaluation of the Cica-Beta Test for routine detection of AmpC cephalosporinase hyperproduction and extended-spectrum b-lactamase production
Van Den Wijngaert S. - Audit of pulmonary tuberculosis management in a hospital with high tuberculosis prevalence: a tool for quality improvement in tuberculosis control
van der Ende I. - The first 48 hours of viral response during therapy differentiate between rapid viral response and null response in hepatitis C genotype 1 patients
van der Helm J.J. - High performance and acceptability of self-colllected anal swabs for diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in men and women
van der Hoeven J.G. - Evaluation of F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission combined with computer tomography (FDG-PET-CT-scan) in critically ill patients suspected of Infection
van der Kooi T. - The spread of Clostridium difficile PCR-ribotype 027 in the Netherlands since 2005 and the rise of other types
van der Kooi T.I.I. - First results of ventilator-associated pneumonia results in five Dutch hospitals
van der Lee H.A.L. - Azole resistant clinical Aspergillus fumigatus isolates are genetically clustered
  - Environmental Aspergillus fumigatus isolates resistant to triazoles are genetically related to resistant clinical isolates
van der Linden F.T.P.M. - First outbreak of MRSA ST398 in a Dutch hospital
van der Linden M. - Distribution of the macrolide resistance genes mefA, mefE, and erm in S. pneumoniae and S. pyogenes in Germany from 2005 to 2006
van der Meer J.W.M. - PTX3 and C-reactive protein in severe meningococcal disease
  - Veillonella parvula LPS stimulates cytokine production in a TLR4-dependent manner
van der Meer J. - Improving outbreak management by understanding barriers faced by professionals in hospitals and public health
Van der Plas H. - Chronic granulomatous disease associated with B. cepacia complex infection in a developing country: a report of 2 cases and discussion
van der Poll T. - Infection as an initiation of coagulation and inflammation: targeting the lung
  - Tropical sepsis
Van der Reijden T.J.K. - Acinetobacter baumannii infections in thermally injured: a multidrug-resistant blaOXA-23 outbreak in a burn wound centre, Brussels
van der Reijden T.J.K. - The recent increase in Acinetobacter baumannii resistance to carbapenems in the Czech Republic is associated with the spread of genotypically highly related strains of European clone II
van der Sande M.A.B. - Recent temporal trends in morbidity and mortality due to pneumonia in the Netherlands
van der Vegt D. - Hand hygiene after toilet visits
van der Wagen L.E. - Environmental contamination: a risk factor for acquisition of CC17 ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
van der Zwaluw W.K. - Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli carrying stx2f as an emerging cause of diarrhoea in the Netherlands
van Dessel H. - Molecular characterisation of meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream isolates in a Dutch university hospital between 1999 and 2006
van Deuren M. - PTX3 and C-reactive protein in severe meningococcal disease
van Dijk S. - Evaluation and implementation of a chromogenic agar medium for the detection of Salmonella in stool in routine laboratory diagnostics
Van Dijken C. - Trends in antibiotic prescription among children attending daycare centres in France: 1999–2006
Van Dissel J.T. - Relapsing Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: predictive value of faecal toxin assay and anti-Clostridium difficile whey protein to aid prevention of relapses
  - Community-onset Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: is it truly community-acquired?
van Doorn L.J. - Multiplex PCR for the detection of bacterial infections in human faeces
Van Doorslaer K. - Prevalence of nim-genes in Bacteroides fragilis group in Belgium
  - Carbapenem (cfiA) resistance gene in Bacteroides fragilis group strains in Belgium
van Duynhoven Y. - Outbreak investigation of a Q fever outbreak in a rural setting in the Netherlands
van Duynhoven Y.T.H.P. - Development and validation of a real-time PCR assay for detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile, as part of a Dutch study on the epidemiology of gastro-enteritis
  - Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli carrying stx2f as an emerging cause of diarrhoea in the Netherlands
Van Eldere J. - Temporal and geographical analysis of clones involved in the increase in serogroup 1 pneumococci
  - Effect of sitC deletion on planktonic and sessile growth of Staphylococcus epidermidis
  - agr/RNAIII expression in biofilms in vivo
  - The possible role of the LPXTG protein SesC in Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation
van Engen A. - Economic analysis of micafungin versus liposomal amphotericin B for treatment of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis in the UK
van Erpecum K.J. - The first 48 hours of viral response during therapy differentiate between rapid viral response and null response in hepatitis C genotype 1 patients
Van Ert M. - High resolution melting curve analysis and strain-specific SNPs: a new method for differentiation of the Ames strain from other Bacillus anthracis strains
van Esbroeck M. - A new approach in the diagnosis of intestinal parasites
van Gageldonk-Lafeber A.B. - Recent temporal trends in morbidity and mortality due to pneumonia in the Netherlands
van Gemert-Pijnen J.E.W.C. - The general public's beliefs about meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a Mental Models approach
  - Development of a web-based learning tool to enhance healthcare workers' knowledge, attitude, and risk perception about safe work practices concerning meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
van Gemert-Pijnen L. - Stress! An investigation of emotional and information needs of three types of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-carriers in the home situation
van Gennip M. - Augmented effect by early antibiotic treatment of lung infected mice using sequentially adapted mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  - Quorum sensing controlled rhamnolipid production is crucial for P. aeruginosas ability to evade the immune response in a mouse foreign-body infection model
Van Gompel A.M.L. - How to cope with the wormy world? Treatment of helminths
van Hannen E.J. - Epidemiology and molecular screening of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Dutch hospital
Van Hecke K. - Serological and molecular diagnosis of measles using oral fluid samples
Van Hemelrijck E. - Detection of extended-spectrum b-lactamases among Enterobacteriaceae by use of VITEK 2 and manual detection procedure
van Heukelem H. - Efficacy of faecal therapy for recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
Van Hoecke H. - A case of oto-mastoiditis caused by MRSA of porcine origin
Van Keerberghen A. - 16S rDNA sequence analysis can help in revealing the aetiologic agent of culture-negative infective endocarditis
van Kerckhoven M. - Cutaneous myiasis in two Dutch patients with and without a history of recent travel
van Kinschot C. - Outbreak with Clostridium difficile PCR-ribotypes 027 and 017 simultaneously in a Dutch hospital
Van Laethem Y. - 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
Van Leengoed L.A.M.G. - Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 078 toxinotype V in Dutch food-producing swine
van Leeuwen W.B. - Comparison of an automated repetitive sequence-based PCR typing technique to pulsed-field gelelectrophoresis and multi-locus sequence typing for characterisation of epidemic meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
  - Epidemiological surveillance of MRSA using Raman spectroscopy
van Lier A. - Outbreak investigation of a Q fever outbreak in a rural setting in the Netherlands
van Lieshout L. - A new approach in the diagnosis of intestinal parasites
van Loon A.M. - International external quality assessment programme for the molecular detection of Legionella pneumophila in respiratory samples: results from 2006 and 2007
van Luit M. - Molecular epidemiology of PFGE non-typeable meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
  - MRSA surveillance in the Netherlands shows a different geographical dissemination of pandemic clones and the high diversity of the Dutch MRSA population
van Luit-Asbroek M. - SgrA, a serine-glutamate repeat containing MSCRAMM of Enterococcus faecium CC17 binds fibrinogen
van Mansfeld R. - A newly identified clonal Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain has a high prevalence in the Dutch cystic fibrosis population
Van Melderen L. - Group A Streptococcus virulence and host factors in two toddlers with rheumatic fever following toxic shock syndrome
  - Genetic diversity and evolution of group A Streptococcus M protein
van Middelkoop T.J. - Real-time PCR as a semi-quantitative alternative for microscopic detection of Dientamoeba fragilis
van Mieghem T. - Variability in cefazolin concentrations in amniotic fluid: the relevance of gestational age
van Mil A. - Multicentre in vitro evaluation of Gram-positive micro-organisms in the Netherlands for daptomycin compared with other antibiotics
van Nood E. - Efficacy of faecal therapy for recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
van Oostveen C. - Epidemiology and molecular screening of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Dutch hospital
Van Pelt K. - Temporal and geographical analysis of clones involved in the increase in serogroup 1 pneumococci
Van Ranst M. - Evaluation of the new ARCHITECT CMV IgM, IgG and IgG avidity assays
Van Rooijen M.S. - High performance and acceptability of self-colllected anal swabs for diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in men and women
van Rotterdam B. - Outbreak investigation of a Q fever outbreak in a rural setting in the Netherlands
van Santen-Verheuvel M.G. - Molecular epidemiology of PFGE non-typeable meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
van Schaik W. - Identification of a novel genomic island specific for Enterococcus faecium CC17 by using the deltarho-Web model
  - Identification of a "hot spot" for integration of mobile elements in Enterococcus faecium
  - Draft genome sequencing of two Enterococcus faecium strains by pyrosequencing technology reveals niche-specific gene acquisition
van Schie M. - Foul places to trigger clean behaviour
van Soolingen D. - In only half of the tuberculosis cases diagnosed in Zambia, Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent
  - Identification of mycobacteria by Raman spectroscopy
van Steenbergen J. - Improving outbreak management by understanding barriers faced by professionals in hospitals and public health
van Tiel F.H. - Molecular characterisation of meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream isolates in a Dutch university hospital between 1999 and 2006
van Toledo L. - Diversilab typing for management of Enterobacter cloacae outbreaks at a neonatal ICU
Van Vaerenbergh K. - Benchmarking of microbiology laboratories
  - 16S rDNA sequence analysis can help in revealing the aetiologic agent of culture-negative infective endocarditis
van Veelen M. - Prevalence of and risk factors for anaemia on the medical wards of a central hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
van Wamel W.J.B. - SgrA, a serine-glutamate repeat containing MSCRAMM of Enterococcus faecium CC17 binds fibrinogen
van Zanten E. - Comparison of PCR-reverse line blot and real-time PCR for the detection of dermatophytes in clinical samples
van Zwet A.A. - Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli carrying stx2f as an emerging cause of diarrhoea in the Netherlands
Vandenberg O. - Evaluation of the Cica-Beta Test for routine detection of AmpC cephalosporinase hyperproduction and extended-spectrum b-lactamase production
Vandenbroucke-Grauls C.M. - First detection of transferable metallo-b-lactamases in the Netherlands
Vandenbroucke-Grauls C.M.J.E. - Copy and paste – is the search and destroy policy suitable for Europe?
  - Performance of VITEK 2 ESBL confirmation test in a set of well characterised clinical isolates of E. coli, K. pneumonia, K. oxytoca and Enterobacter species. An alternative for double disc testing
Vandenbroucke-Grauls C. - A practical aid for detection of extended-spectrum b-lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae
Vandenbroucke-Grauls C.M. - Extended-spectrum b-lactamases screening agar with AmpC inhibition
Vandenesch F. - Detection of superantigenic toxin Vbeta T-cell signatures during menstrual and non-menstrual staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome but not during S. aureus septic shock
  - The Panton-Valentin leukocidin as an example of a bacterial toxin underestimated clinical relevance
  - Comprehensive study comparing a PCR based monitoring method, solid phase cytometry and standard routine methods from an artificially controlled water sample of Legionella pneumophila Paris strain: the importance of detecting VBNC
  - The signal peptide of Panton-Valentine leukocidine LukS component induces increased adhesion to extracellular matrix components in Staphylococcus aureus
  - Caenorhabditis elegans food-choice experiment: a rapid way to screen for agr-related Staphylococcus aureus toxins
  - European CA-MRSA: a singular situation?
  - Effect of antibiotics, alone and in association, on Panton-Valentine leukocidin production by Staphylococcus aureus
  - The two predominant HA-MRSA clones in France exhibit specific adhesive and virulence properties in vitro and in vivo in a mice sepsis model in comparison with MSSA isolates
  - Evaluation of the Uni-Gold™Legionella Urinary Antigen Test, a new immunochromatographic test in comparison with the Binax NOW test
Vandenhoven G. - Five years of Belgian MIST (meropenem information on bacterial susceptibility testing) surveillance: 2001–2005
Vandermarliere M. - Evaluation of a chromogenic agar plate as screening medium for the detection of extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae
Vandermeulen E. - Prediction of pre-operative nasal carriage of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an outpatient evaluation clinic by using a simple questionnaire
Vandeven J. - Detection of extended-spectrum b-lactamases among Enterobacteriaceae by use of VITEK 2 and manual detection procedure
Vaneechoutte M. - Acinetobacter baumannii infections in thermally injured: a multidrug-resistant blaOXA-23 outbreak in a burn wound centre, Brussels
  - Evaluation of the prevalence of middle ear pathogens in the outer ear canal and nasopharyngeal cavity of a healthy population
Vanhems P. - Trends of incidence of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in a French university hospital between 2002 and 2006
  - Transmission of influenza virus within a French university hospital during three influenza seasons, from October 2004 to April 2007
  - 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
  - Invasive aspergillosis in haematological patients by exposure to laminar air flow: description of 65 cases between 2004 and 2006
  - Specific clinical determinants of community-acquired Legionnaires' disease associated with the Paris or Lorraine endemic strains
  - Factors associated with the severity of Clostridium difficile-associated disease: a one-year prospective study in a Lyon university hospital, France
Vanhoof R. - Phage types versus spa types among MRSA strains isolated in a Belgian hospital (2002)
Vankerckhoven V. - European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC): outpatient parenteral antibiotic treatment in Europe
Vanousová D. - Nested-PCR in the diagnostic of different forms of Lyme borreliosis
Vanstone G. - Evaluation of an acromopeptidase based extraction method and use of the Rotor-Gene to improve the BD GeneOhm IDI MRSA assay
Varbobitis I. - Use of ACE inhibitors and risk of community-acquired pneumonia
Vardakas K. - Closed tracheal suction systems for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
  - Comparison of antibiotics with placebo for the treatment of presumed acute bacterial sinusitis: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
  - Candidaemia: incidence, risk factors, characteristics, and outcomes in immunocompetent critically ill patients
Vardopoulou A. - Corynebacterium striatum: a multidrug-resistant emerging pathogen
Varela E. - Trend of prevalence of human immunodefiency virus type 1(HIV-1) non-B aubtypes in Galicia, northwestern Spain
Varela J. - Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation in young people with HIV infection
  - Smoking influence in Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  - DHPS genotypes in Pneumocystis jirovecii infected patients from Spain
Varela-Ledo E. - Molecular diagnostic of sepsis: episodes vs. cases
  - Influence of p38 MAPK isoforms (alpha, beta, gamma and delta) in apoptosis induced by HIV-1 in CD4+ T lymphocyte-based cell lines
Varello K. - Prevalence of atypical mycobacteriosis in aquarium fish in northern Italy
Vargas M. - Is Bartonella bacilliformis, endemic pathogen of the Andean areas, intrinsically resistant to quinolones?
  - High levels of antimicrobial resistance of diarrhoegenic Escherichia coli in Peruvian infants
  - Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis MDR and XDR strains in Lima, Peru
Varkey J. - The pharmacokinetics of posaconazole administered orally versus via a nasogastric tube in healthy subjects
Varlet H. - A nationwide survey of extended-spectrum b-lactamases and metallo-b-lactamases produced in Pseudomonas aeruginosa in France, 2007
Varón C. - Risk factors associated to mortality in intensive care unit patients with candidaemia
Varon E. - Impact of a positive Binax NOW Streptococcus pneumoniae urinary antigen test on antibiotics policy
Varona W. - Community-acquired pneumonia occurring in immunocompromised older patients: incidence, causative organisms, and outcome
Varsos V. - Post-operative bacterial meningitis: a 2-year study in a neurosurgery department
Vartzioti E. - Post-operative bacterial meningitis: a 2-year study in a neurosurgery department
Varvarou M. - Post-operative bacterial meningitis: a 2-year study in a neurosurgery department
Vaselka P. - Role of different classes of antimicrobials on the risk of acquisition of resistant micro-organisms in critically ill medical patients
Vasilaki O. - Prevalence of the plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinant qnrS among ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli genotypes in Greece
Vasilakopoulou A. - Comparison of class 1 integrons from human and avian E. coli
Vasilyeva N. - Trends in susceptibility to fluconazole of yeasts isolated from patients in Saint Petersburg, Russia, during a 3-year period, 2004–2007
Vassilakopoulos T.P. - Features of tuberculous lymphadenitis – Experience of a single tertiary centre in Greece
Vatansever Z. - A survey of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus in tick populations and wild-life animals in Turkey
Vatcheva-Dobrevska R. - Molecular diversity of VEB-1 extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Bulgarian hospitals
  - A nosocomial outbreak of CTX-M producing Serratia marcescens in a Bulgarian neonatal hospital unit
  - Molecular diversity among Bulgarian Bacillus anthracis strains: the emergence of novel genotypes
Vatn M. - Are mycobacteria present in colon biopsies from patients with early inflammatory bowel disease?
Vatopoulos A. - Colonisation of hospital water distribution system by Legionella pneumophila
  - Clonality of the blaVIM harbouring Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates in a tertiary hospital in Greece
  - Antibiotic resistance of Salmonella enterica serovars in a paediatric hospital in Greece
  - Frequency, molecular typing and association with clinical disease of Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leucocidin positive isolates in a tertiary hospital
Vatopoulos A.C. - Study of the molecular epidemiology of metallo-b-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Greece
  - Molecular epidemiology of VIM-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Greek hospital
Vaudaux P. - Comparison of tigecycline and vancomycin for treatment of experimental foreign body infection due to meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Vavra M. - Risk factors for indeterminate results of a tuberculosis-specific gamma interferon release assay in immunocompromised patients
  - Intrinsic drug resistance of M. aviumM. intracellulare complex: the role played by efflux pumps
Vazquez J. - Conversion of intravenous echinocandins to oral azoles for invasive candidiasis: impact on outcomes and resource utilisation
Vázquez S. - Comparative evaluation of performance and convenience of the RapID NH (OXOID™) with the API-NH (BioMérieux™)
Vazquez J. - Anidulafungin exhibits potent activity against multi-echinocandin multi-azole cross-resistant Candida parapsilosis isolates
  - Effect of protein-binding on the in vitro efficacy of echinocandins against Candida species
Vazquez F. - Diversity of the virulence and genomic backgrounds in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus collected in a Spanish hospital 1992 to 2006
Vázquez de Prada J.A. - Mediastinitis after heart transplantation: clinical presentation and outcome
Vázquez-Barquero A. - Epidemiology, clinical presentation and prognostic factors for death of bacterial brain abscess: a twelve-year review
Vecchiet J. - Novel methods for the diagnosis of HPV infection
Vedio A. - Schistosomiasis in Sheffield 2002–2007. Our experience
Vedovelli C. - Antimicrobial stewardship programme may help reduce antimicrobial resistance in the intensive care unit
  - Prophylaxis of respiratory tract invasive fungal infections with aerosolised amphotericin-B deoxycholate in allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
Veenendaal D. - In vitro selection of probiotic multispecies against Clostridium difficile 027
  - Community-onset Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: is it truly community-acquired?
Vega E. - Serological screening of Chagas' disease in pregnant immigrant women proceeding from endemic areas in Spain
Vehreschild J. - Efficacy of caspofungin compared to itraconazole as secondary antifungal prophylaxis: a multinational case registry
Vehreschild J.J. - Fungiscope – the Global Rare Fungal Infection Registry
Veiga-Malta I. - Therapeutic immunisation with Streptococcus sobrinus enolase protects against dental caries in rats
Velasco C. - Evolution of quinolone resistance mediated by genetic changes in qnrA, qnrB and qnrS genes
Velasco E. - A clinical model for predicting severe medical complications in cancer patients with bloodstream infections
  - A prospective comparative study of hospitalised adult and paediatric cancer patients with candidaemia: clinical characteristics, comorbid conditions and influences on mortality
Velasco M. - Dream changes after efavirenz treatment
  - High proportion of antibiotic resistance in bloodstream infection by nursing-home-acquired E. coli
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Veldman K.T. - Characterisation of plasmids harbouring qnrS1, qnrB2 and qnrB5' genes in Dutch quinolone-resistant Salmonella isolates
Velegraki A. - To culture or not to culture? That is the question
Velinov T. - Molecular diversity of VEB-1 extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Bulgarian hospitals
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Velji P. - Tuberculosis in Buenos Aires: ten-month analysis at a reference hospital
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Vellekoop M.J. - Microbe detection in clinical samples within a few hours by application of DNA microarrays and Lab-on-a-Chip systems
Velonakis E. - Colonisation of hospital water distribution system by Legionella pneumophila
Venezia R. - US survey on resistance among the Bacteroides species for 2005–2007
Venier A.G. - Healthcare workers' knowledge of their patients' meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage
Venieri D. - Detection of enteroviruses in raw and treated sewage in Greece
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Vennema H. - Waterborne gastro-enteritis at a scout camp caused by Norovirus types 1 and 2
Venturelli C. - Antimicrobial resistance and co-resistance in Escherichia coli isolates from blood cultures. Data from the Regional Surveillance System of Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Venturiello S. - Infections due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria diagnosed at hospital admission. Incidence and risk factors
Verachten M. - Comparison of disinfecting efficacy of Hydrogen peroxide-based dry mist system and hypochlorite 0.5% on Clostridium difficile contaminated surfaces
Verbakel H. - Sources of infection of pertussis in infants too young to be vaccinated
Verbesselt R. - Variability in cefazolin concentrations in amniotic fluid: the relevance of gestational age
Verbrugh H.A. - In only half of the tuberculosis cases diagnosed in Zambia, Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent
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Verdaguer R. - Short-course therapy for adult meningococcal sepsis and/or meningitis: 23-year experience
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Verderame A. - Justification for non-inferiority margin in community-acquired pneumonia
Verdier I. - Comparative evaluation of five Aeromonas phenotypic identification systems
Verduin C.M. - First outbreak of MRSA ST398 in a Dutch hospital
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Verel A.M. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolated from patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infections in Asia and Middle East region
Veres P. - Helicobacter heilmanii (Gastrospirilum hominis) in gastric biopsies of humans – A fifteen-year analysis
Vergi M. - Distribution of Nocardia species in clinical specimens in Greece
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Vergison A. - Activity of antibiotic combinations towards intracellular small colony variants of Staphylococcus aureus in a model of THP-1 macrophages
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Vergnaud G. - MLVA and CRISPR web services for bacterial genotyping
Verhaegen J. - Detection of extended-spectrum b-lactamases among Enterobacteriaceae by use of VITEK 2 and manual detection procedure
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Verheij R.A. - Recent temporal trends in morbidity and mortality due to pneumonia in the Netherlands
Verhoef L. - Community-onset Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: is it truly community-acquired?
Verhoef J. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolated from patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infections in Asia and Middle East region
Verhoeven F. - Stress! An investigation of emotional and information needs of three types of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-carriers in the home situation
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Vermeersch P. - Temporal and geographical analysis of clones involved in the increase in serogroup 1 pneumococci
Vermeersch M. - Induction of apoptosis by the triterpene saponin PX-6518 in promastigotes and amastigotes of Leishmania infantum
Vermeire K. - Highlights on the mode of action of ST-246, an anti-orthopoxviral compound
Vernaz N. - Incidence of newer antifungal consumption and incidence of Candidaemia in an adult intensive care unit
Vernaz-Hegi N. - Temporal effects of antibiotic use and hand-rub consumption on incidence of MRSA and Clostridium difficile
Verschraegen G. - A case of oto-mastoiditis caused by MRSA of porcine origin
Vervoort T. - A new approach in the diagnosis of intestinal parasites
Verween G. - Intracellular activity of antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus internalised human skin keratinocytes: comparison with THP-1 macrophages
Verweij P.E. - Environmental Aspergillus fumigatus isolates resistant to triazoles are genetically related to resistant clinical isolates
Verweij J.J. - Implementing molecular detection of gastro-intestinal protozoa and implications for an algorithm for complete parasitological diagnostics in the microbiological laboratory routine
Verweij P.E. - Azole resistant clinical Aspergillus fumigatus isolates are genetically clustered
Verweij J.J. - A new approach in the diagnosis of intestinal parasites
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Vesikari T. - Rotavirus – does it affect adults and will infant vaccination protect adults?
Vetrano U. - Epidemiological and clinical features of 85 patients with tuberculosis at a teaching hospital in Italy
Viale P. - The use of caspofungin in neutropenic patients with haematological malignancies and concomitant candidaemia
Vicente M.R. - A 4-year study on paediatric vulvovaginitis
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Vicente A. - Resistance of Campylobacter spp. to fluoroquinolones and macrolides in Portugal
Viciana I. - Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa among hospitalised patients: risk and prognosis factors
Viciana P. - Molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in newly diagnosed patients in southern Spain
Vickers I. - Serotype distribution and analysis of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates pre-7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduction in the Republic of Ireland
Vickery D. - The pharmacokinetics of posaconazole administered orally versus via a nasogastric tube in healthy subjects
Vidal E. - Incidence of central venous catheter-related infection in a community hospital
Vidal L. - Treatment of invasive Candida infections – Systematic review and meta-analysis
Vidal-Trecan G. - Knowledge of healthcare workers regarding occupational vaccinations
Videira Z. - Epidemiological typing of multi-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains by FT-IR
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Vierlinger K. - Microbe detection in clinical samples within a few hours by application of DNA microarrays and Lab-on-a-Chip systems
Vigilanza P. - Pneumococcal carriage in a geographically isolated indigenous community in Venezuela before, during and after an outbreak of acute respiratory tract infection
Vigne S. - Highlights on the mode of action of ST-246, an anti-orthopoxviral compound
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Vignjevic-Krastavcevic M. - Comparative analysis of Bordetella pertussis strains included in the Serbian whole-cell vaccine
Vila J. - Virulence traits of Escherichia coli clinical isolates neonatal sepsis. Comparison between strains causing early and late neonatal sepsis
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Viladrich P.F. - Short-course therapy for adult meningococcal sepsis and/or meningitis: 23-year experience
Vilches S. - Comparison of Klebsiella pneumoniae virulence in mammalian and non-mammalian animal models
Vilela C.L. - Molecular epidemiology and macrolide resistance traits of Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus uberis from bovine mastitis
Vilella T. - Travel medicine surveillance in northeastern, Brazil
Viljanen M.K. - Serological indicators of good outcome after antibiotic treatment in Lyme borreliosis
Villa L. - Whole genome pyrosequencing of the epidemic multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii European clone II
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Villa L.L. - Identification of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis highly virulent isolate ligands peptides by phage display with fungicidal activity in vitro
Villahermosa M.L. - Characterisation of viruses causing human respiratory infections via genomic identification for in vitro diagnosis. Clinical arrays/Clart PneumoVir
Villamil-Cajoto I. - A Trichuris vulpis parasitosis: an unexpected discovery
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Villani P. - Pharmacokinetics of lopinavir combined with rifabutin in a clinical setting
Villar J. - Incidence and risk factors of recurrent bacteraemia due to Escherichia coli
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Villarta-Camacho M.C. - Acute Chagas' disease in a European stem cell transplant recipient
Villaseñor Sierra A. - Serotype distribution of Haemophilus influenzae isolates from post-vaccinated Mexican children: comparison between antisera and PCR-based typing methods
Villasis-Keever A. - Tuberculosis and HIV in Mexico City: a single-centre cohort
Villegas M.V. - Genetic structures at the origin of acquisition of the b-lactamase blaKPC gene
Villegas L. - Risk factors and epidemiology of malaria in endemic zones of Venezuela
Vimal J. - Epidemiology and clinical impact of cefotaxime resistant E. coli, Klebsiella spp. and Enterobacter spp. causing bloodstream infection, skin and soft tissue including surgical site infection and closed space infection
Viña A. - Predictive factors for typhlitis in paediatric oncology patients with neutropenia and abdominal focus
Viñas L. - Evolution of the incidence of early-onset and late-onset group B Streptococcal disease before and after prevention policies – Barcelona 1994–2007
Vincart B. - Molecular typing and epidemiology of Enterovirus in Belgium, 2005–2007
Vincenti D. - HBV lamivudine resistance mutations in a cohort of mono-infected and HIV-co-infected patients
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Vinci M. - Veillonella parvula LPS stimulates cytokine production in a TLR4-dependent manner
Vindel A. - Molecular characterisation of Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive Staphylococcus aureus invasive isolates in Spain
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Vinga S. - www.ccrbtyping.net – a web-based typing tool for staphylococci
Vingre I. - Diphtheria in Latvia – Still important healthcare problem
Vink C. - The Mycoplasma pneumoniae MPN229 gene encodes a protein that selectively binds single-stranded DNA and promotes Escherichia coli RecA-promoted homologous DNA recombination
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Vinogradov I. - Comparative study of the efficacy of low- and high-molecular inhibitors of influenza virus haemagglutinin
Vinsonneau C. - Altered pharmacokinetics of linezolid in patients with severe burn injuries
Vinué L. - Characterisation of an unusual class 1 integron in Escherichia coli isolates of animal origin
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Vinuesa T. - Usefulness of enzyme immunoassay as a screening method in syphilis serology
Vipond I.B. - Pilot evaluation of a commercial PCR-DNA microarray system (PneumoVir) for detection of respiratory viruses in clinical specimens
Vipond B. - Characterisation of viruses causing human respiratory infections via genomic identification for in vitro diagnosis. Clinical arrays/Clart PneumoVir
Virgone E. - Epidemiological and clinical features of 85 patients with tuberculosis at a teaching hospital in Italy
Virtanen M. - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Finland: ten-year perspective
Virtzili S. - Pandrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter baumannii infections: characteristics and outcomes in a series of 28 patients
Visca P. - Whole genome pyrosequencing of the epidemic multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii European clone II
Viscoli C. - Trends in incidence of candidaemia in ICU: an eight-year experience
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Visschers M.J. - High Panton-Valentine leukocidin prevalence among meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus from Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Visser C.E. - Diversilab typing for management of Enterobacter cloacae outbreaks at a neonatal ICU
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Visuri S.R. - Development of a real-time PCR assay for the detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile
Vitali L.A. - Effect of upstream regulatory regions and growth conditions on erm(B)-mediated constitutive MLS resistance in Group A Streptococci
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Vitti D. - Hospital infections caused by community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
Viudes A. - Clinical and management utility of Candida albicans germ tube antibody detection in critically ill patients. Influence on mortality
Viveiros M. - Intrinsic drug resistance of M. aviumM. intracellulare complex: the role played by efflux pumps
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Viver S. - Evaluation of a Latex Agglutination test for the detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool specimens
Vlahaki E. - Epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in Greek hospitals by PFGE and MLST
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Vlaminckx B.J.M. - Epidemiology and molecular screening of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Dutch hospital
Vlassi C. - Increased expression of Werner and Bloom helicases in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of HIV-1 infected patients
Vockler C.J. - Specific detection of hepatitis C virus in clinical samples using a novel simplification strategy
Voelker D. - Membrane biogenesis in the intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii and its significance as a novel chemotherapeutic target
Vogl G. - Complement evasion by Candida is dependent on glucose concentration
Vohra P. - Identification of the pre-mRNA splicing protein U2AF35 in the opportunistic fungus Pneumocystis carinii
Voiko R. - Campylobacter infections in a central hospital, West-Tallinn, Estonia in 2000–2005
Voineagu L. - Resistance to antifungal drugs of yeasts isolated from genital specimens
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Voirin N. - Invasive aspergillosis in haematological patients by exposure to laminar air flow: description of 65 cases between 2004 and 2006
Vojnovic G. - Real-time PCR in diagnostics of Trichomonas vaginalis infection
Volfova P. - Trends in bacterial isolates from blood cultures and their resistance in relation to the antibiotic consumption at the haemato-oncological department in the period 2000–2006
von Both U. - Comparison of antifungal therapy in intensive care unit and oncological patients
von Buchwald C. - New focus – old disease: the paranasal sinuses as possible focus for bacterial lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients
von Eiff C. - Daptomycin pharmacodynamics against Staphylococcus aureus hemB mutants expressing the small colony variant phenotype
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Vonberg R.P. - Costs of nosocomial Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
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Vonderhorst S. - Stress! An investigation of emotional and information needs of three types of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-carriers in the home situation
Vondracek M. - Increasing number of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli during the last three years in Stockholm – A challenge for the clinical laboratory
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Vonesch N. - QuantiFERON®-TB Gold test in homeless shelter staff: preliminary results
Voravuthikunchai S. - Antistaphylococcal activity of semi-purified fractions from Eleutherine americana
Vordermeier M. - Immunological responses to BCG vaccination in Mycobacterium bovis-challenged cattle
Vorderwinkler A. - Implication of Candida biofilm maturation on the susceptibility to amphotericin B, caspofungin and posaconazole, alone or in combination
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Vorobieva V. - Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage strains from paediatric population in Arkhangelsk region, Russia
Vorwerk C.K. - Aqueous humor concentration of topically administered voriconazole in rabbits
Vos M.C. - Epidemiological surveillance of MRSA using Raman spectroscopy
Vos D. - Improving outbreak management by understanding barriers faced by professionals in hospitals and public health
Voss A. - Multicentre in vitro evaluation of Gram-positive micro-organisms in the Netherlands for daptomycin compared with other antibiotics
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Vostrov S. - In vitro enrichment of resistant Staphylococcus aureus at daptomycin subtherapeutic concentrations within the mutant selection window: effect of treatment duration
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Vouloumanou E. - Effectiveness and safety of short versus long duration of antibiotic therapy for group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Vourli S. - Clonality of the blaVIM harbouring Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates in a tertiary hospital in Greece
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Voyatzi A. - Prevalence of multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in children with community-acquired pneumonia
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Voyatzoglou E. - Time changes in microbiology of diabetic foot ulcers in a diabetes clinic, Athens, Greece
Voyatzoglou D. - Time changes in microbiology of diabetic foot ulcers in a diabetes clinic, Athens, Greece
Vráblová J. - Analysis of factors of virulence and LPSs from Vibrio cholerae serotypes isolated from Slovak rivers
Vranes J. - Correlation of adherence and haemagglutination abilities of Staphylococcus saprophyticus strains
Vrizas D. - Dissemination of VIM-1- and VIM-4-producing Acinetobacter baumannii clones in an intensive care unit
Vryonis E. - Efficacy of tigecyclin vs. vancomycin in ampicillin- and gentamicin-resistant E. faecium experimental endocarditis
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Vuento R. - Risk factors for acute erysipelas: a case-control study
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Vukadinov J. - Clinical features of spondylodiscitis: a four-year survey
Vukovic D. - Occurrence of fluoroquinolone resistance in members of the Staphylococcus sciuri group
Vuksanovic V. - Phenotypes of resistance to macrolide and related antibiotics in Streptococcus agalactiae
Vuopio-Varkila J. - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Finland: ten-year perspective
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Vybornova I. - Trends in susceptibility to fluconazole of yeasts isolated from patients in Saint Petersburg, Russia, during a 3-year period, 2004–2007
Vydrzalova M. - PCR assay for detection of Streptococcus dysgalactiae ssp. equisimilis
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