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Wachtel D. - 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
Wacker S. - Sensitivity and mutant recognition of the DiaSorin liaison HBsAg assay
Wagner C. - Immunmodulatory potencies of linezolid in a LPS model of human whole blood
Wagner D. - Intrinsic drug resistance of M. aviumM. intracellulare complex: the role played by efflux pumps
Wagner K.S. - Current status of diphtheria and related infections in Europe
Wagner D. - Risk factors for indeterminate results of a tuberculosis-specific gamma interferon release assay in immunocompromised patients
Wagner U. - Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in southeastern Austria: distribution to spa-types and first occurrence of USA300
Wagner-Wiening C. - Optimal diagnostic approach in a Q fever outbreak situation
Wain J. - Molecular characterisation of Staphylococcus aureus dialysis associated bacteraemia isolates. Developing microarray analysis towards future rapid typing applications
Waisman J. - Tuberculosis in Buenos Aires: ten-month analysis at a reference hospital
Wakimoto H. - Epidemiological analysis of fluoroquinolone-resistant group B streptococci
Walder M. - Emergence of metallo-b-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Scandinavia
Waldner-Combernoux A. - 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)
Walker J. - Relationship between candidaemia and prior colonisation with Candida species in critically ill adults
  - Distribution of Candida species in a neonatal intensive care unit before and after the introduction of fluconazole prophylaxis for very low birth-weight babies
Walker D.J. - Antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa from food-producing animals: is it a threat for hospital-acquired infections?
Walker C. - Evaluation of four nucleic acid amplification tests for Chlamydia trachomatis in urine specimens
Walker J. - The relationship between Candida species isolated from non-sterile sites and blood in critically ill adults
Walker M. - Daptomycin monotherapy in the treatment of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bacteraemia
Wallace R. - MICs of non-tuberculous mycobacteria using the TREK Vizion™ system compared to manual readings
Wallace P.S. - International external quality assessment programme for the molecular detection of Legionella pneumophila in respiratory samples: results from 2006 and 2007
Wallace E. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Wallinga J. - How does vaccination of healthcare workers affect the number of influenza virus infections in nursing home patients?
Wallinga J.A. - Implementing molecular detection of gastro-intestinal protozoa and implications for an algorithm for complete parasitological diagnostics in the microbiological laboratory routine
Walsh F. - Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  - Molecular characterisation of antimicrobial resistance mechanisms and genotype of Irish Enterobacteriacae
Walsh T. - Analysis of pharmacodynamic interactions between antifungal drugs against Aspergillus fumigatus using the fractional inhibitory concentration index
Walsh F. - Molecular characterisation of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter species in an Irish tertiary referral hospital
Walsh T.R. - Emergence of metallo-b-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Scandinavia
Walsh T. - Correlation between antifungal drug susceptibility and morphological changes of Candida albicans and Candida parapsilosis biofilms
Walsh T.J. - Difference in susceptibility to hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) between Aspergillus fumigatus and Fusarium solani
  - Cytokine production by human polymorphonuclear leukocytes in response to different zygomycetes
Walsh T.R. - The activity of mecillinam against Escherichia coli with defined mechanisms of resistance to 3rd generation cephalosporins
Walsh T. - Fungal biomass is a key factor affecting polymorphonuclear leukocyte-induced hyphal damage of filamentous fungi
Walshe C. - Cost effectiveness of employing a TPN surveillance nurse for the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections
Walsky R. - Lack of anidulafungin interactions with CYP enzymes and transporters in in vivo and in vitro systems
Walter S. - Spread of tetracycline resistance genes among German isolates of Escherichia coli, Enterobacter cloacae, and Klebsiella pneumoniae and susceptibility to tigecycline
Walther C. - Tolerability of N-chlorotaurine, a new endogenous antiseptic, in the bronchopulmonary system
Walton C. - Comparative studies of the new Access® Toxo IgG assay
  - Design and implementation of an external quality assurance scheme for Neisseria meningitidis characterisation for cultures and non-culture material
  - Development of an external quality assessment scheme for antifungal susceptibility testing
  - Analytical performances of the new Access®Toxo IgG assay
Wang J. - ChromID ESBL agar for the detection of extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae
Wang H. - Molecular epidemiology of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in fourteen cities in China from 2005 to 2006
Wang M. - 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
Wang G. - 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
Wang M.H. - A new plasmid-mediated gene for quinolone resistance, qnrC
Wang M.G. - A new plasmid-mediated gene for quinolone resistance, qnrC
Wang H. - First report of clinical and epidemiologic characterisation of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from mainland China
Wang C. - First report of clinical and epidemiologic characterisation of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from mainland China
Wang B. - Rapid identification and differentiation of Trichophyton species, based on sequence polymorphisms of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer regions, using rolling circle amplification
Wang E. - Faropenem pharmacokinetics in AOM children following oral administration of faropenem medoxomil
Wang A. - Constraction of polyvalent anti-streptococcal vaccines and analysis of their polyvalent features
Wang A-H. - Susceptibilities to amphotericin B and fluconazole of Candida species in TSARY 2006
Wang C-W. - Susceptibilities to amphotericin B and fluconazole of Candida species in TSARY 2006
Wang E. - Procalcitonin in the diagnosis of acute bacterial otitis media
Wang M. - Identification of a novel group 1 coronavirus from Chinese horseshoe bats
Wang H. - 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
Wang J. - Bacterial resistance surveillance in China: a report from Mohnarin, 2004–2005
Wang E. - To determine the efficacy and safety of different doses of faropenem medoxomil in acute otitis media as measured by double tympanocentesis
Wang C.J. - Characterisation of cloning and in vitro expression of enolase from Streptococcus suis 2
Wangoo A. - Immunological responses to BCG vaccination in Mycobacterium bovis-challenged cattle
Wangsomboonsiri W. - Streptococcus suis infection and risk factors for death in northern Thailand
Wannet W. - MRSA surveillance in the Netherlands shows a different geographical dissemination of pandemic clones and the high diversity of the Dutch MRSA population
Wareham D. - Glycopetide-dependent enterococcal bacteraemia following treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea
  - In vitro activity of temocillin vs. extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae from the UK
  - In vitro activity of a cecropin A-melittin antimicrobial peptide hybrid vs. multidrug-resistant strains of Acinetobacter baumannii prevalent in the UK
  - In vitro susceptibility patterns to 13 antimicrobials against Pseudomonas aeruginosa cystic fibrosis patients in the UK
  - A diagnostic algorithm for accurate identification of non-fermentative Gram-negative rods and epidemic strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from cystic fibrosis patients
  - In vitro activity of fosfomycin vs. extended-spectrum b-lactamase
Warga C. - Diagnostic yield of blood cultures from antibiotic-naive and antibiotically treated febrile neutropenic patients with acute leukaemias and patients after high dose therapy and autologous blood stem cell transplantation – a single centre experience
Warn P.A. - Efficacy of isavuconazole, voriconazole and fluconazole in neutropenic murine models of disseminated Candida tropicalis and Candida krusei
Warn P. - Epidemiological amphotericin B cut-off values in Aspergillus species using EUCAST methodology and an extended dilution series
Warn P.A. - 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
Warner M. - In vitro activity of retapamulin against Staphylococcus aureus isolates resistant to fusidic acid and mupirocin
  - EARRS-SEQNET surveillance of S. aureus associated with bacteraemia in the UK during 2006
  - Staphylococcus aureus encoding both TSST-1 and PVL in the UK
  - Phenotypic AmpC detection – which inhibitor is best?
  - Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with exofiative toxin A in England and Wales during 2006–2007
  - Dissemination of a new CA-MRSA strain in the UK
  - Evaluation of the Oxoid M.I.C.Evaluator susceptibility test strip in comparison to Etest assay and BSAC agar dilution
Warren R. - The prevalence and distribution of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance genes in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli
Warris A. - Point-of-use filters to prevent fungal contamination of hospital water
Warton K. - Specific detection of hepatitis C virus in clinical samples using a novel simplification strategy
Warwick S. - A diagnostic algorithm for accurate identification of non-fermentative Gram-negative rods and epidemic strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from cystic fibrosis patients
Wasilewska A. - Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis and cytokine response in inflammatory bowel diseases
Wassenberg M.W.M. - Cost-efficacy of a chromogenic agar for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening in a low-endemic setting
  - Cost-efficacy of rapid diagnostic testing of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a low-endemic setting
  - Prevalence of ST398 and other genotypes of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Dutch hospitals
  - Discrepancy analysis of conventional culture and PCR for screening of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - External quality control of the GeneXpert® system for identifying meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Reduced transmission of animal-related ST398 meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Dutch hospitals
Watanabe M. - Enterotoxic meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: prevention and control
Waters A. - Low incidence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in a large maternity hospital in Ireland
  - Diagnosing congenital cytomegalovirus infection: will the universal Guthrie card (dried blood spot) testing hinder more than help?
Wattara K. - The carriage population of Staphylococcus aureus from Mali is composed of a combination of pandemic clones and the divergent genotype ST 152
Weaver L.T. - Genotyping Helicobacter pylori from faecal DNA
Webb H. - The impact of a PCR assay for detection of candidaemia on antifungal drug prescribing in critically ill adults
Webber R. - DNA fingerprinting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in the UK: analysis of strains originating from the Indian sub-continent
Webber M.A. - Mechanisms of resistance in non-typhoidal Salmonella enterica exhibiting a novel quinolone resistance phenotype
Webber M. - The AcrAB-TolC efflux system contributes to biofilm formation in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium
Weber-Heynemann J. - Comparison of two chromogenic media for recovering vancomycin-resistant strains enterococci from stool samples
Webster P. - Oncogenic HPV subtypes in HIV-positive women
Weers-Pothoff G. - Q fever outbreak in southeastern Netherlands
Weese J.S. - Animals as a source of MRSA infections in humans
Wegscheider K. - Efficacy and tolerability of moxifloxacin versus clindamycin in the treatment of odontogenic abscesses and inflammatory infiltrates (MOCLI Study)
Weigel L.M. - Variability of Inc group of conjugative plasmids and CTX-M gene environments in Enterobacteriaceae nosocomial strains isolated from Russia
Weigelt J. - Efficacy and safety of linezolid versus vancomycin for the treatment of complicated skin and soft-tissue infections proven to be due to meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Weiher H. - Spread of tetracycline resistance genes among German isolates of Escherichia coli, Enterobacter cloacae, and Klebsiella pneumoniae and susceptibility to tigecycline
Weil H.-P. - Strong effects of antibiotic stewardship and infection control measures on Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea incidence rates in northwestern Germany
Weiler S. - Penetration of voriconazole into human tissue
Weill F.X. - Genetic relatedness between ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella Kentucky isolated from humans and poultry meat
  - Salmonella enterica producing extended-spectrum b-lactamases in Zaragoza, Spain, 2001 to 2005
Weil-Olivier C. - Can paediatric influenza vaccination protect adult populations?
Weinbergerova B. - Confirmation of positive galactomannan results in serum by detection of 1,3-beta-D-glucan could eliminate false positive results of the test
  - 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
Weiner M. - Characterisation of the virulence markers of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from beef samples
Weinstock G.M. - Sequencing and molecular typing of hypervariable loci in the Treponema pallidum genomes: characterisations of type strains and clinical isolates
Weintraub A. - Vibrio cholerae O139 requires neither capsule nor lipopolysaccharide O side chain to grow inside Acanthamoeba castellanii
Weiss G. - Nramp1 limits the intracellular growth of Salmonella typhimurium by impairing bacterial iron uptake and strengthening macrophage effector functions
Weiss L. - Bactericidal activity of iclaprim against meticillin-sensitive and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Weiss B. - Detection of infections due to Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 and implementation of a surveillance system for severe cases of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea in Rhineland-Palatine, Germany, 2007
  - Risk factors for Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 infection in Germany: preliminary results of a retrospective case-control study
Weiss G. - Interferon-gamma limits the availability of iron for intramacrophage Salmonella typhimurium
Weisser M. - Four-year survey of zygomycosis in the Swiss Posaconazole Named Patient Program
Weist K. - E. faecalis and P. aeruginosa are useful epidemiological markers for the analysis of transmission events on intensive care units
Weizenegger M. - Ultra fast protocol for direct detection of MRSA from swabs
Welinder-Olsson C. - Comparison of PFGE and spa for routine epidemiological typing to monitor and track spread of MRSA over time at a regional level
Wellinghausen N. - Do blood cultures from E. coli overestimate the rate of antimicrobial resistance?
  - First description of Enterococcus faecalis small colony variant in a patient with aortic valve endocarditis
Welte T. - CAPNETZ: Data on clinical efficacy of antibiotic therapy and mortality of CAP in Germany
  - From CAP to HCAP to HAP: new considerations and approaches
  - Moxifloxacin does not require dosage adjustment in patients with severe hepatic insufficiency
Wendt C. - Staphylococcal activation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells requires preformed IgG
Wenger A. - Enterobacteriaceae producing extended-spectrum b-lactamase: duration of carriage and implication for surveillance
Wenzel T. - Evaluation of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry for the identification of clinical yeast isolates
Wenzler-Röttele S. - Skin care and use of colouring- and perfume-free products for hand hygiene: important foci for hand hygiene promotion
  - Antimicrobial prophylaxis in neutropenic patients undergoing peripheral blood stemcell or bone marrow transplantation
Werner M.I.S.L. - Practice of Chlamydia trachomatis testing; using laboratory surveillance and STI clinic data from 2002–2006
Werner G. - Horizontal transfer of the E. faecalis pathogenicity island between E. faecalis and E. faecium
  - German Enterococcus faecium bacteraemia isolates from 1991 to 2007 show a complex clonal structure and multiple acquisitions of virulence genes and vancomycin resistance gene clusters
West J. - Molecular characterisation of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal isolates from patients with uncomplicated skin infections
  - 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
Westerhof A. - Sources of infection of pertussis in infants too young to be vaccinated
Westh H. - Non-invasive coagulase negative staphylococci: population variability and meticillin resistance
Wewalka G. - Nosocomial legionellosis
Wheeldon L.J. - Susceptibility of Clostridium difficile spores to copper surfaces: the Germination Theory
Whichard J. - A comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility and MIC-distributions in Enterococcus isolates originating from humans, animals and retail meat
White D. - A comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility and MIC-distributions in Enterococcus isolates originating from humans, animals and retail meat
White J.M. - Current status of diphtheria and related infections in Europe
White A. - Healthcare-associated infection in acute hospitals: what makes a difference? Exploration of national English data
Whittier S. - Impact of rapid identification of C. albicans and C. glabrata directly from blood cultures using PNA FISH technology on selection of antifungal therapy
  - Rapid detection of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from nares and blood cultures using a new chromogenic agar
Wi Y.M. - Treatment failure of cefepime therapy for febrile neutropenic patients with bacteraemia caused by cefepime susceptible ESBL-producing organisms
  - 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
Wichelhaus T. - Do blood cultures from E. coli overestimate the rate of antimicrobial resistance?
  - Rapid extended-spectrum b-lactamases detection using DNA chips
Wickenhauser C. - Fungiscope – the Global Rare Fungal Infection Registry
Widjaya L. - Characterisation of resistance genes among Acinetobacter spp. isolates in Singapore hospitals
Widmer A.F. - First cluster of clindamycin-resistant Clostridium difficile PCR-ribotype 027 associated disease in Switzerland
  - Analysis of risk factors for central venous catheter insertion site and catheter tip colonisation and for CVC-associated bloodstream infection in a randomised clinical trial
Widmer A. - Benefit of a single preoperative dose of antibiotics in a Sub-Saharan district hospital: minimal input, massive impact
  - Antimicrobial prophylaxis in neutropenic patients undergoing peripheral blood stemcell or bone marrow transplantation
  - Scabies outbreak in an acute care setting involving 1,075 individuals
Wiechula B. - Local immune response in women infected with HPV and Chlamydia trachomatis
Wiegand T. - Conversion of intravenous echinocandins to oral azoles for invasive candidiasis: impact on outcomes and resource utilisation
Wiehler U. - Quantiferon-TB: a new test for diagnosing tuberculous uveitis
Wiercinska-Drapalo A. - Relationships between urinary IL-18, MMP-9 and BMP-7 concentration and renal lesion in HIV-1 infected patients
Wieser A. - Novel multiple epitopes containing vaccine against extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli
Wiesinger-Mayr H. - Microbe detection in clinical samples within a few hours by application of DNA microarrays and Lab-on-a-Chip systems
Wiesman B. - Foul places to trigger clean behaviour
Wijkmans C. - Outbreak investigation of a Q fever outbreak in a rural setting in the Netherlands
Wijma J. - 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
Wikler M. - Definition of wildtype MIC distributions for targeted species for determination of optimal dosing for zabofloxacin, a novel fluoronaphthyridone
  - Analyses supporting phase 2 clinical trial dose selection for zabofloxacin in community-acquired pneumonia
Wilcox M. - Emergence of reduced susceptibility to metronidazole in Clostridium difficile
  - Comparison of oritavancin versus vancomycin as treatment for clindamycin-induced C. difficile ribotype 027 infection in a human gut model
  - Changing landscape of antimicrobial resistance in Europe: focus on Gram-positives
  - A national service to determine ribotypes causing Clostridium difficile infection: C. difficile Ribotyping Network for England (CDRNE)
Wild U. - Rapid screening protocol for the detection of glycopeptid resistant enterococci using enterococcosel broth, enterococcosel- and chromID™ VRE agar with subsequent molecular GenoType enterococcus test
  - Rapid identification of clinical bacterial isolates using the Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionisation-Time of Flight mass spectrometry in a clinical laboratory
Wild F. - Rapid identification of clinical bacterial isolates using the Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionisation-Time of Flight mass spectrometry in a clinical laboratory
Wildemauwe C.M. - Phage types versus spa types among MRSA strains isolated in a Belgian hospital (2002)
Wildner M. - Seasonal variation of Pneumocystis jirovecii infection: analysis of underlying climatic factors
Wilhelmi-de Cal I. - Comparative evaluation of performance and convenience of the RapID NH (OXOID™) with the API-NH (BioMérieux™)
Wilhelms D. - Identification rate and susceptiblity of Candida isolates from blood cultures
Wilhelms M. - Aeromonas hydrophila polar flagellum produces two redundant sodium-driven stator motor proteins
Wilkinson A. - SASP: rapid bactericidal activity against USA strains of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - The efficacy of SASP targeted to meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in mixed staphylococcal cultures
Will M. - Immunmodulatory potencies of linezolid in a LPS model of human whole blood
Wille J.C. - Effect of 10 years of surveillance on the incidence of surgical site infections in the Netherlands
  - First results of ventilator-associated pneumonia results in five Dutch hospitals
Willems R.J.L. - Identification of a novel genomic island specific for Enterococcus faecium CC17 by using the deltarho-Web model
Willems R. - A newly identified clonal Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain has a high prevalence in the Dutch cystic fibrosis population
Willems R.J.L. - SgrA, a serine-glutamate repeat containing MSCRAMM of Enterococcus faecium CC17 binds fibrinogen
  - Ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium clonal complex 17 is widespread in healthy dogs: anthropozoonosis or zooanthroponosis?
Willems R.J. - Increased mutation frequency among Enterococcus faecium belonging to clonal complex 17
Willems R. - Plasmid characterisation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium strains from different continents (1986–2007)
Willems R.J.L. - Environmental contamination: a risk factor for acquisition of CC17 ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
  - Conserved, co-evolved genes of invasive Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis and insights into special lineages
  - Draft genome sequencing of two Enterococcus faecium strains by pyrosequencing technology reveals niche-specific gene acquisition
Willems R. - Identification of a "hot spot" for integration of mobile elements in Enterococcus faecium
Willems R.J.L. - Tn916-like element EfaB5 genes are highly conserved in invasive Enterococcus faecalis and CC17 Enterococcus faecium
  - Evaluation of multi-locus VNTR sequence typing for clustering of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium clinical isolates
Willemse-Erix H.F.M. - Epidemiological surveillance of MRSA using Raman spectroscopy
  - Identification of mycobacteria by Raman spectroscopy
Willey B.M. - A novel chromogenic formulation for detecting meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in surveillance specimens: comparison to Oxoid Canada's Demin Blue agar
Williams K. - Evaluation of an acromopeptidase based extraction method and use of the Rotor-Gene to improve the BD GeneOhm IDI MRSA assay
Williams F. - Junior doctors' perceptions of the problem of bacterial resistance in hospitals
Williams C. - Molecular screening of respiratory specimens from paediatric cystic fibrosis patients to enhance detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Williams L. - A comparative evaluation of chromogenic culture media for the detection of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from clinical specimens
  - The activity of iclaprim against European Streptococcus pyogenes and S. agalactiae
Williams C. - Detection of clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: a comparison of agar diffusion tests, VITEK 2 and real-time PCR
Williams L. - Detection of clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: a comparison of agar diffusion tests, VITEK 2 and real-time PCR
Williams N.J. - Ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium clonal complex 17 is widespread in healthy dogs: anthropozoonosis or zooanthroponosis?
Williams C.L. - Genotyping Helicobacter pylori from faecal DNA
Williams D. - Comparison of biofilms formed by clinical oral isolates of non-Candida albicansCandida species
Williams E. - A synthetic derivative of the host immune defence peptide, bactenecin, activity against clinical isolates of meticillin-susceptible and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a potential new therapeutic agent
Williams C. - Improving diagnosis of Bordetella pertussis to improve patient management
Williams F. - Public knowledge and perceptions of MRSA: results of the Tayside Survey
Williamson H. - 10 years of cutaneous leishmaniasis treatment in Liverpool. Outcomes and complications with sodium stibogluconate
Willinger B. - In vitro susceptibility testing of fungal isolates from immunosuppressed, organ-transplanted patients for anidulafungin and azoles
Willke A. - Pseudo-outbreak of Serratia marcescens in a tertiary care hospital
  - A case of pneumonia caused by Bacillus anthracis secondary to gastro-intestinal anthrax
Wilson B. - Evaluation of the Vitek AST-GP66TM panel and Vitek TwoTM for susceptibility testing of selected antibiotics with coagulase negative staphylococci
  - Validation of agar dilution for susceptibility testing of coagulase-negative staphylococci to tigecycline
Wilson C. - Analysis of risk factors for central venous catheter insertion site and catheter tip colonisation and for CVC-associated bloodstream infection in a randomised clinical trial
Wilson J. - Impact of PCV7 on invasive pneumococcal disease in Scotland
Wilson I.C. - Prospective, randomised clinical trial to compare the efficacy of two 70% (v/v) isopropyl alcohol solutions containing either 0.5% (w/v) chlorhexidine gluconate or 2% (w/v) CHG for skin antisepsis during coronary artery bypass grafting
Wilson D. - Do Bugs Need Drugs? Pharmacist train-the-trainer programme in Alberta, Canada
Winn-Deen E. - A rapid, fully-automated PCR system for sample processing, diagnosis, and rifampin resistance detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Winning I. - Evaluation and comparison of organism identification and antimicrobial susceptibility results using direct and conventional testing methods for clinically significant positive blood culture isolates
Winterova J. - Confirmation of positive galactomannan results in serum by detection of 1,3-beta-D-glucan could eliminate false positive results of the test
Wise M. - Establishing a rep-PCR DNA fingerprinting library for moulds
Wiseman S. - Information overload or under load! How national knowledge weeks can help busy professionals
  - What is the impact of a Tuberculosis National Knowledge Week?
Wisplinghoff H. - Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections Cohort (INSTINCT)
  - Comparative in vitro activities of tigecycline and 11 other antimicrobial agents against 217 epidemiologically defined Acinetobacter bloodstream isolates
Wisselink G. - Comparison of PCR-reverse line blot and real-time PCR for the detection of dermatophytes in clinical samples
Wissman G. - DHPS genotypes in Pneumocystis jirovecii infected patients from Spain
Witchell J. - Immunological responses to BCG vaccination in Mycobacterium bovis-challenged cattle
Witte W. - Spread of MRSA clones in German hospitals and in vitro activity of tigecycline
  - E. faecalis and P. aeruginosa are useful epidemiological markers for the analysis of transmission events on intensive care units
  - German Enterococcus faecium bacteraemia isolates from 1991 to 2007 show a complex clonal structure and multiple acquisitions of virulence genes and vancomycin resistance gene clusters
Wittebole X. - Temocillin 6g daily in critically ill patients: continuous infusion vs. conventional administration
Witteck A. - Delayed diagnosis of mycobacterial skin and soft tissue infections in non-immunocompromised hosts
Wittwer M. - The host response in pneumococcal meningitis: differential transcriptome analysis in cerebral cortex and hippocampus
  - Effect of vancomycin versus rifampicin in combination with ceftriaxone on inflammation and hearing loss in experimental pneumococcal meningitis
Wiuff C. - Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile in Scotland – A possible shift in ribotype distribution
  - A two-centre study to determine possible geographic differences in the prevalence of Clostridium difficile ribotypes in Scotland
Wlodarczyk K. - Fungal colonisation of gastro-intestinal tract, anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies and anti-mannan Candida antibodies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome
Wohoush M. - Sustained mumps transmission in a highly vaccinated population
Wöhrmann A. - Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections Cohort (INSTINCT)
Wójcik-Fatla A. - Study on the occurrence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia microti and Bartonella sp. in ticks from the Roztocze National Park (eastern Poland)
Wolffs P.F.G. - Multiplex MLPA assay for simultaneous detection of 6 viral agents causing central nervous system infections
Wolfhagen M.J.H.M. - Implementing molecular detection of gastro-intestinal protozoa and implications for an algorithm for complete parasitological diagnostics in the microbiological laboratory routine
Wolfs T.F.W. - A newly identified clonal Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain has a high prevalence in the Dutch cystic fibrosis population
Wolkewitz M. - How to analyse and interpret infectious disease data: statistical insights into the epidemic nature
Wong K. - A novel chromogenic formulation for detecting meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in surveillance specimens: comparison to Oxoid Canada's Demin Blue agar
Wong S. - Sensitive and specific detection of a broad range of respiratory viruses using the Luminex RVP assay: application to routine viral diagnostics
Wong A. - Sensitive and specific detection of a broad range of respiratory viruses using the Luminex RVP assay: application to routine viral diagnostics
Wong M.K. - The value of active surveillance for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in orthopaedic patients
Wong W-W. - Factors associated with presence of isolated anti-HBc antibody in HIV-infected persons in Taiwan
Wong P. - Streptococcus pneumoniae septicaemia associated with red cell transfusion
Wong-Beringer A. - PVL(+) MRSA causing infections in hospitalised patients
Wongprasit P. - Compliance with screening for hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infection prior to initiation of antiretroviral therapy among HIV-1 infected patients in a resource-limited setting
Woo P.C.Y. - Identification of a novel group 1 coronavirus from Chinese horseshoe bats
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Wood E. - Streptococcus pneumoniae septicaemia associated with red cell transfusion
Wood C. - Mortality, hospital stay and costs associated with candidaemia in major oesophagus, stomach, duodenum and small and large intestinal procedures
Woodford N. - Emergence during therapy of efflux-mediated tigecycline resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii belonging to a UK epidemic clone
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Woodham R. - Audit of laboratory diagnostic methods for syphilis in England and Wales
Woodward M. - Development and validation of a novel media (CHROMagar ECC CTX-M) for isolation of CTX-M producing Enterobacteriacae whilst inhibiting ampC producing organisms
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Worthington T. - Susceptibility of Clostridium difficile spores to copper surfaces: the Germination Theory
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Woznicova V. - Sequencing and molecular typing of hypervariable loci in the Treponema pallidum genomes: characterisations of type strains and clinical isolates
Wright P. - Protothecal endocarditis in a dialysis dependent patient
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Wu T-L. - Impact of the new CLSI non-meningitis penicillin breakpoints on the reporting of antimicrobial susceptibility in pneumococcal infections
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Wu S. - A new plasmid-mediated gene for quinolone resistance, qnrC
Wulf M.W.H. - First outbreak of MRSA ST398 in a Dutch hospital
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Wullt M. - Molecular epidemiological analysis of Clostridium difficile infections in a Swedish County
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Wunderink R.G. - The role of MRSA in pneumonia
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Wutzler P. - Analysis of VZV and HSV in different matrices by the use of affigene kits
Wyatt D. - VZIG administration in pregnant women exposed to chickenpox
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