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Baba T. - Improvement of a latex agglutination assay for specific detection of Panton-Valentine leukocidin
Babai O. - Innovation in diagnosis of gastrointestinal protozoan parasites
Babazadeh S. - Results of a phase 2 study comparing two doses of delafloxacin to tigecycline in adults with complicated skin and skin-structure infections
Babic-Erceg A. - Chlamydia trachomatis detected in a Croatian national public health institute between 20042008
Babikir R. - Short training sessions on hand hygiene, bed occupancy rates and nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus atimeseries approach at a German university medical centre
  - Surgical hand antisepsis in practice what surgeons do and want
  - Use of soda fountains in hospitals: four-year surveillance of daily routine
  - Surveillance of nosocomial pneumonia and bloodstream infection in patients with acute leukaemia
Babinchak T. - Efficacy of tigecycline versus ceftriaxone and metronidazole for complicated intra-abdominal infections: Americas study400
  - Safety and efficacy of intravenous tigecycline in patients with bacteraemia: pooled analysis from 8 phase 3 clinical trials
Babini G. - EUCAST breakpoints in automated susceptibility testing of Gram-negative bacteria BDPhoenix validated
  - EUCAST breakpoints in automated susceptibility testing of Gram-positive bacteria BDPhoenix validated
Bachelart M. - Evaluation of three media (BD Granada, Chrom ID and Strepto B) for screening of recto-vaginal colonisation by groupB Streptococcus in pregnant women and determination of the prevalence of non-haemolytic groupB Streptococcus
Bacigalupo A. - Outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii bacteraemia in patients with haematological malignancies and haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
Baculik T. - CANVAS2: randomised, double-blinded, phase 3 study (p90307) of the efficacy and safety of ceftaroline versus vancomycin plus aztreonam in complicated skin and skin-structure infections
Badal R. - In vitro activity of tigecycline against pathogens isolated from most common body sites Eastern European Data T.E.S.T.Program2008
  - Activity of tigecycline against recent European clinical isolates of Clostridium difficile
  - Trends in susceptibility of Gram-negative pathogens isolated from intra-abdominal infections in North America from 2003 to 2007 the SMART Study
  - Trends in susceptibility of Gram-negative pathogens isolated from intra-abdominal infections in Europe from 2003 to 2007 the SMART Study
  - Regional variations in penicillin resistance rates against Streptococcus pneumoniae: The United States, 2008
  - Impact of different EUCAST and CLSI interpretive breakpoints on antimicrobial susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa SMART2007
  - Tigecycline activity against macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae mediated by mefE and ermB determinants: a global analysis 2008
  - In vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators against nosocomial pathogens in Italy from 20042008
  - Changes in susceptibility of select nonfermentors in Europe: 20042008
  - A comprehensive analysis of European data from Tigecycline Evaluation Surveillance Trials (TEST) Program, 20042008
  - Activity of tigecycline and five comparators against recent Gram-positive anaerobes in Europe the Tigecycline European Surveillance Trial
  - Evaluation of in vitro activity of tigecycline and ten comparators against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Europe: TEST Program 20042008
  - A multi-centre evaluation of in vitro activity of oritavancin and comparators against staphylococci, enterococci, and streptococci theORIONStudy
  - Emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates possessing KPC lactamase in Israel, Puerto Rico, Colombia and Greece
  - Macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States and Canada, 20042008
  - Detection of KPC enzymes in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from NY/NJ sites in the TEST Program
  - Susceptibility of Gram-negative/positive pathogens isolated in the United Kingdom and Ireland: a multi-year update
  - Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacteraemia pathogens in Europe (20042008): results of the Tigecycline Evaluation Trial (TEST)
  - In vitro activity of tigecycline against inpatient and outpatient pathogens from centres in Pacific Rim countries amultiyear update
  - Is the number of ESBLs increasing in Asia/Pacific Rim countries? Alongitudinal evaluation of organisms associated with ESBL production between 20042008
  - Tigecycline in vitro activity against isolates of S.pneumoniae and H.influenzae: a multi-year update from the TEST Program in 2008
  - Macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae from the T.E.S.T. Program in Europe: a multi-year analysis
  - A multi-year update of in vitro activity of tigecycline and commonly used antimicrobials against significant clinical isolates collected from 2004 to 2008 in Belgium
  - The Tigecycline Evaluation Surveillance Trial (TEST) in Canada from 20042008
  - Activity of tigecycline against multidrug-resistant anaerobic isolates from Europe in 2008 theT.E.S.T.Program
  - An update to a comparison of Etest and agar dilution MICs for European anaerobes amulti-year analysis
Badescu D. - Epidemiological and clinical features regarding Rickettsia conorii infection in Romania
Badia L. - Role of Toll-like receptors in patients with multiple sclerosis and Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection
Badiceanu C. - Antimicrobial and anti-pathogenic features of some new oxepins
Badicut I. - Comparison of the in vitro activity of linezolid with erythromycin against coagulase-negative staphylococci isolates
Badiou C. - Beta-lactams targeting septum formation increase Panton-Valentine leukocidin expression by Staphylococcus aureus
Badura A. - Emergence and differentiation of pig-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 in Austria
Bae I.K. - Prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance and its association with extended-spectrum lactamase in clinical isolates from Korea
Bae S.M. - Clarithromycin and amikacin versus clarithromycin and moxifloxacin as the treatment for post-acupuncture cutaneous infection due to Mycobacterium abscessus: prospective observation study
Baert M. - Influence of a restriction model on the rational use of antibiotics in a large, secondary care hospital
Baetens D. - Evaluation of different immunoassays on Liaison
Bagatzouni D. - Inter-unit comparisons of intensive care unit-acquired catheter-associated bloodstream infection rates in Cyprus and Greece
Baggiani A. - Distribution of environmental L.pneumophila sg.1 strains with heterogeneous chlorine-susceptibility patterns inside hospital plumbing system
Baghaei P. - Impact of XDR-TB on treatment outcome of patients with MDR-TB
Baghaei Shiva P. - Pulmonary Mycobacterium simiae disease in Iran's national referral centre for tuberculosis
  - Incidence, clinical and epidemiological risk factors, and outcome of drug-induced hepatitis due to anti-tuberculous agents in new TB cases
Baghai K. - Helicobacter pylori genotypes in different ethnic groups resident in Tehran, Iran
  - Analysis of 3end variable region of cagA in Helicobacter pylori isolated from Iranian dyspeptic patients
Bagheri lankarani K. - HepatitisB vaccination efficacy among school-age children in south of Iran
Bagheri Nejad S. - Successful implementation of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy and tools: a survey of 230 hospitals worldwide
  - Production of the WHO-recommended alcohol-based handrub formulations in 11 different sites worldwide
Bahremand A. - Molecular analysis of isoniazid resistance in different genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Iran
Bahri O. - Occult hepatitisB infection in Tunisian pregnant women
Baiani M. - Optimal duration of gentamicin containing regimen for the treatment of uncomplicated brucellosis
Baicus C. - Significance of QuantiFeron-TB Gold test for patients infected with HIV1
Baier A. - HepatitisC an opportunistic HIV coinfection: inhibitors of NTPase/helicase activity as potential antivirals
Baietto L. - Pharmacokinetics of caspofungin in patients with candidaemia
Bairy I. - Clinico-mycological profile of onychomycoses in patients attending dermatology clinics at a tertiary care centre in southern India
Bajka D. - Impact of genetic surroundings on the function of integrons
Baka S. - Isolation and identification of Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis: comparison of two methods
  - Symptomatic women with non-gonococcal, non-chlamydial cervicitis show a high incidence of Mycoplasma genitalium in Greece
  - Diabetic foot ulcers: a bacteriologic study of 193 patients
  - Incidence of Ureaplasma urealyticum in women with chronic urinary symptoms
Bakali E. - Pertussis remains a health problem
Bakar M. - Are measles still a problem? Istanbul, Turkey data
Baker D. - Molecular detection of 12 viruses and subtypes by Luminex respiratory viral panel in respiratory specimens from children
Bakhshi B. - Global comparison of recA gene sequences from clinical and environmental Vibrio cholerae strains isolated in Iran
  - The role of CTX phage in the emergence of the Vibrio cholerae variants with different genomic organisations
  - Characterisation of diversity in wbeT region of the Oantigen biosynthesis gene cluster in Ogawa and Inaba serotypes of Vibrio cholerae
Bakker D. - Optimisation and application of a multi-locus variable tandem repeat analysis for Clostridium difficile ribotype 078, toxinotype
  - Optimisation and validation of an in-house-developed real-time PCR for detection of toxinogenic Clostridium difficile strains in human faeces
Bakker Schut T. - Optical typing in bacterial epidemiology using Raman spectroscopy
Bakkshi S. - Detection and characterisation of MRSA 612months post successful decolonisation: persistence or re-colonisation?
Bakosi A. - Metallo-beta-lactamases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates in Greece
Bakossi A. - An analysis of isolation of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum from genital tract specimens of women receiving care at a general hospital serving rural population inGreece
Bala M. - Multiple mutations and change in conformation of Mtr efflux pump leading to penicillin resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Balaban N. - Nosocomial bacteraemia due to Gram-negative bacilli: risk factors for mortality
Balabanova Y. - Dominance of Beijing family strains in XDR tuberculosis in Samara Oblast, Russian Federation
Balabash O. - The prevalence of diseases associated with Helicobacter pylori in St.Petersburg, Russia at present
Balakrishnan I. - Does a laminated hand-held card describing antibiotic policy influence the junior doctor prescribing in a geriatric medicine department? Acontrolled interrupted time-series
  - The molecular epidemiology of the ESBL enzyme, CTX-M in Enterobacteriaceae surveyed in north London
  - Detection of AmpC enzymes and the prevalence of plasmid-mediated AmpC resistance genes
Balasa A. - Therapeutical approach in hydatic cyst disease with multiple location
Baldan R. - ST22 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a major epidemic clone circulating inhSR
Baldantoni E. - Catheter-associated urinary tract infections in a geriatric ward
  - Surveillance of vascular catheter and total parenteral nutrition-related infections
Baldi M. - Non-mutational cfr-mediated linezolid resistance Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates
Baldoni D. - Dalbavancin and rifampin against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an experimental foreign-body infection
Baldwin N. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in nursing homes: can an improvement in infection control practices decrease MRSA prevalence?
Balestrieri E. - Effects of azidothymidine on apoptotic cell death: role of nuclear factor kB
Balkhy H.H. - Approaching zero rates bloodstream infections in a tertiary care neonatal intensive care unit: a multifaceted approach
Ballesta S. - Intracellular activity of anidulafungin against Candida spp.
Ballesteros L. - Molecular typing of Listeria monocytogenes virulent serotypes
Ballesteros C. - Molecular characterisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in a tertiary hospital in Madrid (Spain)
Ballet J.J. - Limitations of tpi and bg sub-genotypings for characterisation of human Giardia duodenalis isolates
Balmelli C. - Community-associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a retrospective epidemiological study of cases reported in Canton Ticino, Switzerland, between 2002 and 2008
Balode A. - Identification and typing of multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Latvian hospitals
Balotescu-Chifiriuc C. - The investigation of the correlations between antibiotics and host immune effectors on virulence and antibiotic resistance of some Escherichia coli strains
Baloul S. - Inhibition effects of four antifungal triazoles (itraconazole, fluconazole, voriconazole and posaconazole) on specific activities of CYP3A4 in human liver microsomes
Baloun R. - Infective endocarditis: Czech experience. Results of a multi-centre incidence study
Balp M.M. - Cost-effectiveness of daptomycin in hospitalised patients with cSSTI caused by Gram-positive organisms
Bamford K. - Evaluation of commercial toxin detection and two nucleic acid amplification tests for the routine detection of Clostridium difficile infection
Banada P. - Rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampin-resistance from sputum samples with an easy-to-use PCR test system with near-patient capability
Banaszkiewicz A. - Low-dose erythromycin in the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in infants. Apilot, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Bances M. - Antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella strains implicated in 38 community outbreaks in northern Spain
Bancescu G. - In vitro antibiotic susceptibility of anginosus group streptococci strains isolated from oral and respiratory tract infections
Bancescu A. - In vitro antibiotic susceptibility of anginosus group streptococci strains isolated from oral and respiratory tract infections
Bandettini R. - Daptomycin susceptibility in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from paediatric patients
Bandi M. - First PCR-based detection of a central nervous system infection by Toscana virus in Piedmont region (north-western Italy)
Bánfi R. - Tap water as a potential source of nosocomial Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in an intensive care unit
Banifazl M. - Occult hepatitisB virus infection in anti-HBc alone haemodialysis patients
  - Genotype characterisation of hepatitisG virus isolates from Iranian patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus
  - Identification of hepatitisB virus genotype in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in Iran
  - Predictive value of purified protein derivative in pulmonary tuberculosis in a high BCG-vaccinated population
Bank S. - Actinobaculum schaalii, a common cause of urine tract infections?
Bannister G. - Early intravenous to oral antibiotic switch therapy is effective in the treatment of infected total hip replacement
Banon R. - Evaluation of serum Aspergillus galactomannan in haematological patients
Baños R. - ESBL E.coli bacteraemia: clinical influence at a university-affiliated hospital
Bansal D. - Construction of mutant pneumolysin pNK14 based DNA vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae
Banu O. - The investigation of the correlations between antibiotics and host immune effectors on virulence and antibiotic resistance of some Escherichia coli strains
Bao L. - The immunogenicity and protective immunity for a novel genetic vaccine against Mycobacterium tuberculosis with recombinant Plasmid expressing antigen Ag85A fused to cytokine
Baos E. - Clonal study of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates of nosocomial origin in a Spanish hospital
Baptista-Fernandes T. - Standardisation of cytomegalovirus antigenaemia assay by in vitro generation of peripheral blood leukocytes positive controls and comparison of two commercial monoclonal antibody pools and immunostaining techniques
Baquero F. - ST17 within CC17-E.faecium serves as substrate for sporadic acquisition of vancomycin resistance determinants despite dominance of ST18 among ampicillin resistant clones (Madrid, Spain)
  - Sul3-carrying class 1 integrons in clinical Enterobacteriaceae isolates and their plasmid association
Baquero M.R. - Complementation in hypermutable Escherichia coli strains shows that mismatch repair and 8oxoG pathway genes are not always responsible for mutator phenotype
Baquero F. - Complementation in hypermutable Escherichia coli strains shows that mismatch repair and 8oxoG pathway genes are not always responsible for mutator phenotype
  - Updated epidemiology of extended spectrum lactamase producing Enterobacter isolates in a university hospital in Madrid, Spain (20012007)
  - Spread of EfcTn1 in enterococci from different ecological niches
  - Characterisation of Gram-positive conjugative transposons among international epidemic vancomycin-resistant isolates of Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium
  - Antibiotic treatment failure in the absence of resistance: the contributions of bacterial density and physiology
  - International dissemination of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase CTX-M-14 in Enterobacteriaceae isolates is mainly associated with the spread of IncK and IncF plasmids
  - Lack of differences in mutation frequency rates between cystic fibrosis Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in planktonic and biofilm type of growth
  - Heterogeneous population structure by MLST of extended spectrum lactamase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates
  - MLST reveals a polyclonal structure of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from initial and early colonisation stages in cystic fibrosis patients
  - Plasmid analysis of ampicillin-resistant and ampicillin-susceptible Enterococcus faecium causing bacteraemia in a Spanish university hospital (19952008)
  - Dominance of ampicillin-resistant vancomicin-susceptible Enterococcus faecium-CC17 causing bacteraemia over a 14-year period in a university hospital, Spain
  - High-density faecal colonisation by Enterococcus faecium in patients harbouring CC17
  - Portuguese healthy human volunteers are reservoirs of conjugative transposons associated with tetracycline and/or erythromycin resistance
  - Dispersal and persistence of TEM-4 in Spain: aplasmidclone paradigm
  - The genetic environment influencing selection and persistence of sul2 in clinical isolates
  - Diversity of Tn402 defective variants associated with class 1 integrons
Baquero M.R. - Charecterisation of a complete DNA region surrounding non-mosaic tet(32) gene. Evolutive relation with the element carrying tet(W) gene
Baquero F. - Charecterisation of a complete DNA region surrounding non-mosaic tet(32) gene. Evolutive relation with the element carrying tet(W) gene
Baraboutis J. - Influenza vaccination coverage among Greek adults
  - Adult vaccination rates in Greece
Baragli F. - Acute hepatitisC and nosocomial transmission of hepatitisC virus: an emergent threat in the hospital setting?
Barawi W.J. - Effectiveness of albendazol against viability of Entamoeba histolytica in experimental animals
Barbabella G. - Characterisation of genetic elements carrying mef other than mef(A) in Streptococcus pyogenes
Barbadoro P. - Horizontal transmission of groupB streptococci in a neonatal intensive care unit
Barbanti F. - Real-time PCR assays for the simultaneous detection of gyrA and gyrB mutations in Clostridium difficile isolates
Barbarini D. - Usefulness of automated ribotyping to type Corynebacterium striatum isolates
Barbeito V. - First infections by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 398 in Spain
  - Staphylococcus aureus methicillin-resistant colonisation among healthcare workers at a general hospital
Barbosa C. - Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in health professionals in a Brazilian teaching hospital
Barbuceanu S. - In vitro antibiotic susceptibility of anginosus group streptococci strains isolated from oral and respiratory tract infections
Barchitta M. - Epidemiology of healthcare-associated Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections in CF and in ICU patients: role of biofilm formation
Barcsay Z. - Clinical and epidemiological features of tuberculous meningo-encephalitis paediatric cases over 10years at a teaching clinical hospital in Romania
Bardzki A.M. - Knowledge on sexually transmitted infections of HIVinfected patients
Bar-El Y. - Reducing surgical site infection rates in cardiac surgery: results of 10-year infection control programme
Barelli A. - HPV infection in HIVinfected men who have sex with men and correlation with HHV8 shedding
Barger A. - Antibiotic therapy and resistance in Germany: influence and intervention
Bargiacchi O. - First PCR-based detection of a central nervous system infection by Toscana virus in Piedmont region (north-western Italy)
Bargiggia G. - A multi-centre retrospective study on intestinal parasitosis in Italy, 20052007
Barin F. - Performance evaluation of VIDIA HIV DUO, a new automated immunoassay test for qualitative HIV antigen/antibodies detection
Barkham T. - One tube RT-PCR for Chikungunya and Dengue, including Dengue serotype, with bead-bound probes in a liquid array detected on a Luminex instrument
  - Limited yield of multiplex PCR in adults with acute pneumonia
Barkow-Oesterreicher S. - Towards a comprehensive proteome mapping of the opportunistic pathogen Cronobacter turicensis3032
Barks B. - Mutant prevention concentration of tigecycline and vancomycin against contemporary clinical isolates of Clostridium difficile
Barlet V. - Performance evaluation of VIDIA HIV DUO, a new automated immunoassay test for qualitative HIV antigen/antibodies detection
Barna Z. - Tap water as a potential source of nosocomial Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in an intensive care unit
Barnett A. - Estimating the effect of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection on length of stay in an intensive care unit using a longitudinal model
  - Model-based assessment of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection control programmes in the intensive care unit
Barousse M. - Longitudinal local immune analysis in HIV+ persons with oropharyngeal candidiasis
Barownick W. - Variability of determinants conferring extended-spectrum lactamase resistance in German Salmonella enterica serovar ParatyphiB dtartrate+ (S.ser. Java) isolates
Barraud D. - Community and non-community-acquired bacteraemia: correlation between empiric antimicrobial therapy and susceptibility of micro-organisms isolated during 2007 in the Ile de France Microbiologists Network
Barreto Crespo M.T. - Differential expression of enterococcal virulence-related genes: clinical versus food strains
Barrial K. - Lyme borreliosis: descriptive study of 151 patients followed up in a university hospital, Lyon (France)
  - Performance of four commercial immunoblots for serological confirmation of Lyme borreliosis in Rhone-Alpes (France)
Barriere S.L. - Telavancin for the treatment of major skin and soft tissue abscesses: the ATLAS studies
Barrios A. - Predictive model of anaerobic bacteraemias
Barros C. - Portuguese healthy human volunteers are reservoirs of conjugative transposons associated with tetracycline and/or erythromycin resistance
Barroso Y. - Evolution of the MRSA clones at a university hospital in the Canary Islands
Barroso S. - Genetic polymorphisms of innate immunity and susceptibility to pneumococcal infection
Bartalesi F. - Dissemination of a small ColE1-like plasmid harbouring qnrB19 among commensal Escherichia coli, Bolivia
  - Protocol for congenital Chagas disease control in Florence, Italy
Bartel J. - Evaluation of a commercial assay for fast and efficient detection of Chlamydia trachomatis-DNA in clinical specimens with a rapid PCR-based dipstick assay
Barth B. - New automated solution for plate streaking: comparative evaluation of the PREVI Isola in a microbiologylab
Barthet M. - High transmission of hepatitisE virus among piglets in farms from south-eastern France
Bartolini B. - Comparison of commonly used real-time PCR methods to detect and quantify HIV1 proviral DNA in infected patients
Bartoloni A. - Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: recent evolution and clinical impact in a large tertiary-care Italian hospital
  - Emergence of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae producing KPC-type carbapenemase, Italy
  - Protocol for congenital Chagas disease control in Florence, Italy
  - Acute hepatitisC and nosocomial transmission of hepatitisC virus: an emergent threat in the hospital setting?
  - Dissemination of a small ColE1-like plasmid harbouring qnrB19 among commensal Escherichia coli, Bolivia
Bartolozzi D. - Acute hepatitisC and nosocomial transmission of hepatitisC virus: an emergent threat in the hospital setting?
Bartovska Z. - Kinetics of expression of activation markers in HIVinfected adults: one-year follow-up
Bartzavali C. - Antifungal susceptibility of Candida parapsilosis bloodstream isolates during the last decade
  - Multidrug resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in a teaching hospital
  - Tigecycline resistance of Acinetobacter bloodstream isolates in a teaching hospital
Baruch A. - Clinical cures with oral linezolid versus intravenous vancomycin in propensity score-matched subjects with complicated skin and soft-tissue infections proven to be due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Baryshnikova N. - Helicobacter pylori and Candida albicans: interrelation and genetic features of micro-organisms in patients with duodenal ulcer
Barzon L. - Presence of oncogenic human papillomavirus infections in female population from southern Italy, correlation with cyto-histological abnormalities and implications in vaccine campaign
  - Analysis of microRNA expression in cytological cervical samples and correlation with HPV infection
  - Investigation on the presence of WU and KI polyomaviruses in central nervous system samples
  - Human papillomavirus prevalence and type distribution in women before the introduction of vaccination in Italy
Basar H. - Healthcare-associated infections in a medical-surgical intensive care unit, in a research and training hospital
  - Device-associated nosocomial infection rates in three different intensive care units in a training and research hospital, Ankara
Basel B. - Epithelial lining fluid concentrations of antibiotics methodological artifacts?
Basoulis D. - First-line anti-tuberculosis drug susceptibility rates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates over a 6year period
Bassaris H.P. - The effect of bacteraemia on the immune response and outcome of patients with severe sepsis
Batard E. - Impact of loss of major autolysin AtlE on activity of cloxacillin and vancomycin against Staphylococcus epidermidis
Batashki I. - Contemporary epidemiological characteristics of viral hepatitisA in Plovdiv region, Bulgaria
Bates B.M. - Hepatic insufficiency and outcomes in patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections treated with oritavancin
  - Oritavancin in the treatment of diabetic patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections
  - Oritavancin in the treatment of immunocompromised patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections
Bathoorn E. - Cellular inflammation and viral loads in primary Epstein-Barr viral meningo-encephalitis
Batley S. - English voluntary surveillance scheme for Clostridium difficile infections: seasonal variation by age group (January2000 December2008)
  - Community-associated Clostridium difficile infection: an analysis of cases reported to the English NHS mandatory surveillance system from April 2007 to September 2008
  - Update on mandatory bacteraemia surveillance in English national health service acute trusts: trends and sources of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Batra R. - Estimating the effect of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection on length of stay in an intensive care unit using a longitudinal model
Batrla R. - Decline in HBsAg level during treatment with PEGASYS is significantly associated with post-treatment response in patients with HBeAg-negative disease
Batschwaroff M. - Biomarkers improve the ability of clinical scores to predict intensive care unit admission in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
Battegay M. - Eradication of an epidemic methicillin-resistance Staphylococcus aureus from a geriatric university hospital. Evidence from a >10year follow-up
  - Is multiplex PCR (SeptiFast) useful for diagnosis of infectious endocarditis?
Battisti F. - Distribution of environmental L.pneumophila sg.1 strains with heterogeneous chlorine-susceptibility patterns inside hospital plumbing system
Bätz W. - Surgical hand antisepsis in practice what surgeons do and want
Baud D. - Comparison of 5 commercial serological tests for detection of anti-Chlamydia trachomatis antibodies
Bauer M.P. - First results of the European Clostridium difficile infection survey (ECDIS)
  - IgG-antibody response against Clostridium difficile antigens, PCR-ribotype and relapse of C.difficile-infection
Bauk N. - Chlamydia trachomatis detected in a Croatian national public health institute between 20042008
Bauraing C. - Polyclonal spread of extended-spectrum lactamase producing Enterobacter cloacae at a Belgian university hospital
  - Epidemiology of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Belgian hospitals: results of nationwide study in 2008
  - Clonal dissemination of CTX-M-15 producing E.coli in Belgium: a multi-centre surveillance study
Bautista V. - Molecular characterisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in a tertiary hospital in Madrid (Spain)
Baykam N. - Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever among healthcare workers in Turkey
Baziaka F. - Pharmacodynamic efficacy of levofloxacin against multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia
Bazin C. - Performance evaluation of the AccessCMVIgG assay performed on the UniCel DXC 880i in a French hospital
Bdolah-Abraham T. - Response to anti-retroviral treatment at an AIDS centre, Jerusalem: comparison between Ethiopian and non-Ethiopian HIV+ patients
Bdolah-Abram T. - Soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor levels predict mortality in HIV+ patients
Beader N. - Prevalence of CTX-M producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in hospitals versus community
Bean C. - A prospective cross-over study demonstrating that rapid MRSA screening leads to a reduction in the rate of MRSA acquisition
Beaty P. - Evaluation of the new BACTEC FX instrument and a new modified BACTEC Plus Aerobic medium
Beaulieu S. - In vitro time-kill studies of oritavancin against clinical isolates of Streptococcus pyogenes
  - Evaluation of oritavancin activity in vitro in the presence of human and mouse serum
Beausoleil C. - Evaluation of three preoperative preparation products when used in a preoperative site-wash regimen
Beavers-May T. - Superior detection of Kingella kingae and Staphylococcus aureus in paediatric osteoarticular infections using molecular assays
Beaves J. - A laboratory evaluation of chromogenic screening media for the detection of extended-spectrum lactamase producing bacteria
Bécares F.J. - Outcomes associated with antifungal treatment and fluconazole treatment failure for candidaemia or invasive candidiasis in patients admitted into intensive care units
Beceiro A. - RT-PCR to investigate the roles of efflux, porins and lactamases in multi-resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from cystic fibrosis
Becerril B. - Nosocomial, community and healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in Spain
Becker K. - Parallel-resistance of azoles and echinocandines and their cross-resistance to flucytosine and amphotericinB in clinical yeast isolates
  - Phenotype-specific small non-protein-coding RNAs of Staphylococcus aureus
Becker H. - Potent antimicrobial activity of daptomycin tested against Staphylococcus aureus with vancomycin MIC of 2mg/L isolated in United States and European hospitals (20062008)
Becker M. - Comparison of molecular biology-based methods and culture methods in diagnosing infectious endophthalmitis
Becker K. - Geographic dissemination of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus spa-types in hospitals and rehabilitation clinics in the Dutch-German EUREGIO MRSA-net
Bedenic B. - Prevalence of CTX-M producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in hospitals versus community
  - First report of TEM-52 lactamase in Proteus mirabilis strains from Croatia
Been M.H. - An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography
Beerthuizen G.I.J.M. - Clonal enrichment of integrated resistance plasmid-containing Staphylococcus aureus in a burn centre associated with persistent carriage among healthcare workers
Béguelin C. - Actinobaculum spp.: clinical observation of 19 cases
Behnke M. - Infection control practices associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus rates of 116 German hospitals
Beiras-Fernandez A. - Clinical experience with daptomycin in Europe
Beisel C. - Fungiscope: a global database for rare fungal infections
Beisser P. - Antibiotic resistance of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from intensive care units in the Netherlands over a ten-year period
  - Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation depends on the S.aureus lineage
  - Identification of a clinical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain containing both SCCmec typeIV and SCC476-like sequences
Beisser P.S. - A fluorescent multicolour multiplex real-time PCR protocol for the simultaneous detection of SCCmec typesItoV in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Bekkali M. - Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the dermatology department of a university hospital, Casablanca, Morocco
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Blom A. - Early intravenous to oral antibiotic switch therapy is effective in the treatment of infected total hip replacement
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Blot S. - Antibiotic therapy in critically ill patients: rates of empiric appropriate or adequate therapy and subsequent adaptation of therapy in daily practice
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Blyn L. - Rapid detection and characterisation of pathogens causing healthcare-associated infections using PCR/ESI-MS
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Blyth C.C. - Filamentous fungi in cystic fibrosis: occult Scedosporium colonisation detected by selective media
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Bobola M. - Diagnosis of CMV infection by serology: comparison of methods
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Bocian E. - Antibacterial activity of ozonised water and gaseousO3 against biofilm
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Bode L.G.M. - Costs and benefits of a peri-operative screen-and-treat strategy in nasal carriers of S.aureus
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Bodur H. - Nosocomial bacteraemia due to Gram-negative bacilli: risk factors for mortality
Boegli L. - Activity of oritavancin against a clinical isolate of Staphylococcus aureus in in vitro biofilm models
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Boel A. - Evaluation of the Vitek 2 YST and AST-YS01 card for the identification and antifungal susceptibility testing of Candidaspp.
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Boettger E. - Drug-resistant tuberculosis: quantitative drug susceptibility testing and correlation with genotyping
Boffi El Amari E. - Anorectal Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Swiss HIVinfected homosexual men
Boga J.A. - Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes in a group of male patients coming from a sexually transmitted diseases clinic in a city in northern Spain
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Bogaerts P. - Polyclonal spread of extended-spectrum lactamase producing Enterobacter cloacae at a Belgian university hospital
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Bogomolova T. - Susceptibility to fluconazole and voriconazole of aetiologic agents of candidaemia in SaintPetersburg, Russia
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Boiron P. - Identification of Nocardia from respiratory specimens by using 16SrRNA gene sequencing in Zaragoza, Spain between 1998 and 2003
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Boitard C. - Percutaneous bedside bone biopsy coupled with gallium SPECT-CT in suspected diabetic foot osteitis: a pilot study
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Boldrin C. - HPV infection in HIVinfected men who have sex with men and correlation with HHV8 shedding
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Bolfion M. - Helicobacter pylori genotypes in different ethnic groups resident in Tehran, Iran
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Bonastre J. - Updated epidemiology of severe infections as a cause of admission in an intensive care unit in patients with haematological malignances. Preliminary report of a Spanish multicentre study
Bongiorno D. - In vitro activity of ceftobiprole against a group of well-characterised staphylococci
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Boni A. - Study on the genotypic resistance of HIV1 in blood monocytes, CD4Tcells and plasma of HIVinfected individuals
Bonini A. - Invasive aspergillosis in acute myeloid leukaemia: report of Seifem-2008 multi-centre survey
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Bonke R. - Different strains of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica distributed among wild boars and domestic pigs in Switzerland
Bonnabry P. - Production of the WHO-recommended alcohol-based handrub formulations in 11 different sites worldwide
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Bonten M. - High-density faecal colonisation by Enterococcus faecium in patients harbouring CC17
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Bonten M. - Cost analysis of rapid diagnostic testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using PCR or chromogenic agar in a low endemic setting
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Bonten M. - Cost-efficacy of rapid diagnostic testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with the GeneXpert system
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Bonten M.J.M. - Ecological effects of selective digestive tract decontamination and selective oropharyngeal decontamination on colonisation with antibiotic resistant Gram-negative bacteria
Bonten M. - A probiotic approach to combat multiresistant enterococci: a cross-over clinical trial on the effect of probiotics on nosocomial spread of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
Bonvin Y. - MUT056399: a novel antibacterial against methicillin-resistant staphylococci
Booij-Vrieling H.E. - Transmission of Tannerella forsythia in man and domestic cats
Bootsma M.C.J. - Dynamics of extended-spectrum -lactamases in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae: a mathematical model
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Bordi L. - Activation of interferon response in human PBMC by avian influenza H5N1 virus
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Borek M. - Screening of macrolide resistance locus in Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum in the Czech Republic
Borg M. - Spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 398 in Europe
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Borges M. - Updated epidemiology of severe infections as a cause of admission in an intensive care unit in patients with haematological malignances. Preliminary report of a Spanish multicentre study
Borgianni L. - Emergence of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae producing KPC-type carbapenemase, Italy
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Borinc Beden A. - Prevalence of coronavirus subtypes infection in paediatric patients by real-time RT-PCR in Slovenia
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Böröcz K. - First detection of plasmid-mediated AmpC-typeACC-4 lactamase from Proteus mirabilis in Hungary
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Borthagaray G. - Regional study of the genetic context of class 1 integron harbouring blaCTX-M2 linked to ISCR1 in nosocomial Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from Uruguay, Argentina and Chile
Bos W.J.W. - Unexpectedly high prevalence of Chlamydophila psittaci in patients with CAP
Bosch T. - The clonal structure of PFGE non-typeable methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
Bosch-Tijhof C.J. - Transmission of Tannerella forsythia in man and domestic cats
Bosco O. - Drug resistance mutations and sub-type circulation in newly diagnosed HIVinfected subjects
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Bosschieter-Lust M. - Evaluation of the Roche Cobas HCV immunoassay
Bosse F.J. - Molecular profile of rotavirus in children hospitalised with acute gastroenteritis in Norway, 20062008
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Boszczowski I. - Study of metallo-lactamase production in clinical isolates of pan-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
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Botgros R. - Epidemiological and clinical aspects of measles cases hospitalised in a Bucharest infectious diseases clinic in 2005, during the measles outbreak in Romania (20052006)
Böttger E. - Real-time characterisation of cytoadhesion of Plasmodium falciparum by using a novel biosensor technology (thickness shear mode)
Bou G. - RT-PCR to investigate the roles of efflux, porins and lactamases in multi-resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from cystic fibrosis
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Bouchuiguir-Wafa K. - Nocardiosis over 20years in a tertiary care hospital
Boudinet M. - Structural and biochemical study of new KatG mutations found in clinical strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to isoniazid
Bougdour A. - Drug inhibition of HDAC activity: effect on the parasite Toxoplasma gondii and chemotherapy perspectives
Bouhali Zriouil S. - Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the dermatology department of a university hospital, Casablanca, Morocco
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Bouloy M. - Fulminant deaths caused by Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Iran
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Bouniort F. - Multi-centre evaluation of the CMV IgG assay on the Family of Access immunoassay systems from Beckman Coulter
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Bouranta P. - Viral, bacterial and parasitic aetiology of acute gastroenteritis in hospitalised children in north-western Greece
Bourgeois N. - Antifungal susceptibility of 205 Candida yeast isolated during systemic candidiasis. Comparison of the Vitek 2 system with ETest and CLSI broth microdilution methods
Bourgeois-Nicolaos N. - Rapid detection of G2576T mutation conferring linezolid resistance in enterococci
Bousios S. - Asymptomatic bacteriouria in women with diabetes mellitus in our area
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Boussaud V. - Valganciclovir prophylaxis for CMV infection in thoracic transplant patients
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Boussier R. - Contribution of the real-time polymerase chain reaction from heart valve tissue for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis
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Bouza E. - Antifungal therapy with voriconazole improves outcome in patients with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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Bowker K. - The anti-staphylococcal activity of telavancin in comparison to teicoplanin studied in an in vitro pharmacokinetic model of infection
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Box A. - Cost-efficacy of rapid diagnostic testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with the GeneXpert system
Boye K. - Stability of spa types from multiple MRSA isolates from the same persons
Boyle F. - Phenotypic and genotypic analysis of a novel extended-spectrum lactamase phenotype (cefepimease)
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Bozzetta E. - Mycobacterium marinum infection in a striped bass farm in northern Italy
Bradbury A. - A prospective cross-over study demonstrating that rapid MRSA screening leads to a reduction in the rate of MRSA acquisition
Bradwell A.R. - Performance characteristics of an anti-Varicella zoster glycoprotein IgG ELISA
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Brandt C. - Attenuation of bacteraemia by treatment with serotype-specific antibodies diminishes hippocampal neural apoptosis during experimental pneumococcal meningitis
Brandt M.E. - Mutilocus sequence typing of sequential Candida albicans isolates from patients with persistent or recurrent fungaemia
Brankova N. - Genotypes of Coxiella burnettii. Comparison between AFLP and VNTR typing strategies
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Bratos M.A. - Intraphagocytic activity of ciprofloxacine against intracellular Brucella melitensis
Bratos Pérez M.A. - Biotyping of Brucella melitensis using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
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Brauner J. - Community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Belgium: changing epidemiology and clone diversification
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Braun-Mauger A. - Percutaneous bedside bone biopsy coupled with gallium SPECT-CT in suspected diabetic foot osteitis: a pilot study
Brazier J. - Contamination of a public tap water distribution system and possible water-borne transmission of Clostridium difficile
Bregante S. - Outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii bacteraemia in patients with haematological malignancies and haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
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Breivik S. - Nasal and throat swab cultures for the assessment of S.aureus colonisation and carriage in the Troms Staph and Skin Study. Avalidation study including standard screening methods and molecular typing
Brenwald N. - Testing for Clostridium difficile infection
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Bretagne S. - Prospective surveillance of invasive aspergillosis in 4 French regions: 20052007
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Brezina P. - In vitro susceptibility of Campylobacter jejuni to organic acids and monoacylglycerols
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Brightman C.A.J. - Surveillance of antibiotic resistance in urinary coliforms in Greater Lincolnshire, U.K. and the potential for temocillin, ertapenem and mecillinam usage
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Brooke-Pearce F. - Tackling Clostridium difficile at Kingston hospital a case study
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Broomhall J. - Cohort study of adult patients with complicated skin and soft-tissue infections
Brosius J. - Phenotype-specific small non-protein-coding RNAs of Staphylococcus aureus
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Brossier F. - Structural and biochemical study of new KatG mutations found in clinical strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to isoniazid
Brouqui P. - Chronic hepatitisE in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients living in south-eastern France
Brouwer M.C. - Implementation of adjunctive dexamethasone improves outcome in pneumococcal meningitis
Brown D.J. - Clindamycin resistance among Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 in Scotland
Brown R.B. - Management of infective endocarditis: clinical experience with outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy
Brown R.E. - Cost-effectiveness of daptomycin in hospitalised patients with cSSTI caused by Gram-positive organisms
Brown A.J. - A laboratory evaluation of chromogenic screening media for the detection of extended-spectrum lactamase producing bacteria
Brown N. - Profile of tigecycline and other agents against enteric bacilli collected across Europe
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Brown J. - Mortality and cost-effectiveness of rapid MRSA PCR testing in hospitalised patients with bacteraemia: a decision model
Brown N. - Activity profile of empiric respiratory tract infection agents against Streptococcus pneumoniae in Europe based on patient population
Brown K.E. - Performance characteristics of an anti-Varicella zoster glycoprotein IgG ELISA
Brown D.W.G. - Performance characteristics of an anti-Varicella zoster glycoprotein IgG ELISA
Brown J. - Clinical outcomes with daptomycin used as first-line therapy and after administration of other antibiotics for Staphylococcus aureus infection
Brown N. - Profile of tigecycline and comparator agents against Gram-positive organisms collected across the United States and Europe in 20072008
Brown-Elliott B.A. - Experience with tigecycline in infections due to Mycobacterium abscessus complex and Mycobacterium chelonae
Bruce M. - Comparison of invasive pneumococcal disease rates in Alaska and northern Canada following PCV7 introduction
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Bruderer T. - Detection of plasmid-mediated AmpC lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae lacking chromosomal ampC genes using the Rosco double disc synergy test and the Etest
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Brüggemann R.J.M. - PK-PD of posaconazole in a murine model of disseminated aspergillosis
Bruin J.P. - Evaluation of the Oxoid XpectLegionella test kit for detection of Legionella pneumophila serogroup1 antigen in urine
Bruins M.J. - In vitro effects of iodinated contrast agents on bacterial growth
Brum L. - Mutations associated with resistance to second-line drugs in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from Lisbon, Portugal
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Brun-Buisson C. - Adequacy of antimicrobial treatment and outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in nine European countries
Brunel P. - Impact of monitoring hand hygiene compliance during entire care episodes for measurement of compliance rates and interpretation of comparisons
Brunetto M. - Decline in HBsAg level during treatment with PEGASYS is significantly associated with post-treatment response in patients with HBeAg-negative disease
Bruno P. - Emergence of antimicrobial resistance among Viridans group streptococci: a six-year surveillance in children attending day care centres
Bruns A. - High long-term mortality rate after initial recovery from severe community-acquired pneumonia
Bruschetta G. - Evaluation of Sysmex UF1000i, a novel high-performance and high-throughput third-generation flow-cytometry screening method for the exclusion of urinary tract infection
Bruschi F. - Asymptomatic Toxoplasma gondii infection in liver transplant patients
Bruselles A. - Comparison of commonly used real-time PCR methods to detect and quantify HIV1 proviral DNA in infected patients
Brustia D. - First PCR-based detection of a central nervous system infection by Toscana virus in Piedmont region (north-western Italy)
Bryskier A. - Activity of linopristin/flopristin (NXL 103) against Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Staphylococcus aureus
Brzychczy-Wloch M. - Formation of stomathopathies in correlation with presence of Candida and Lactobacillus strains
Buathong N. - The association between changes in depression and adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy among adult HIVinfected patients in Thailand
Bucci M. - Study on the genotypic resistance of HIV1 in blood monocytes, CD4Tcells and plasma of HIVinfected individuals
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Bucher H.C. - Biomarkers improve the ability of clinical scores to predict intensive care unit admission in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
Bucholc B. - The cytokine profile in peripheral blood cells from chronic hepatitisC virus (HCV)-infected patients: effects of pegylated interferon and ribavirin
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Buckley S. - Voriconazole-impregnated beads in the treatment of candidal prosthetic joint infection
Buclin T. - Increased glomerular filtration rate associated with low imipenem blood concentrations in febrile neutropenic cancer patients
Bucur M. - Antimicrobial and anti-pathogenic features of some new oxepins
Budak A. - Genotypic characterisation of Helicobacter pylori isolates from southern Poland
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Budd R. - Performance characteristics of an anti-Typhi Vi IgG ELISA
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Budding A. - Detection of Staphylococcus aureus multi-locus sequence type 398 (ST398) in blood cultures
Budimir A. - Resistance to carbapenems and ciprofloxacin of intensive care unit Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in relationship to the ICU antimicrobials use at a university hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
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Buehlmann M. - Clinical and molecular characteristics of phenotypically false-positive extended spectrum lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae in a low-endemicity setting
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Buehlmann A. - Anti-inflammatory effect of adjuvant glycerol in experimental pneumococcal meningitis
Buehlmann M. - Skin colonisation with extended-spectrum lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae
Buhigas I. - Evaluation of Robobact system for isolation of Salmonella sp. in faecal samples
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Bühlmann A. - Beneficial effects of erythropoietin in experimental pneumococcal meningitis
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Buising K. - When is a hospital ready to introduce electronic antimicrobial stewardship? The use of a Readiness Assessment Tool
Buitenen C. - Improving antimicrobial use in the hospital: targeting quinolones using multiple interventions
Buiting A. - Detection of Staphylococcus aureus multi-locus sequence type 398 (ST398) in blood cultures
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Buitrago G. - Presence of the KPC carbapapenemase in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from 6 hospitals in Colombia
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Buiuc D. - Comparison of the in vitro activity of linezolid with erythromycin against coagulase-negative staphylococci isolates
Buke C. - Vancomycin versus linezolid in the therapy of experimental methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus meningitis
Bukovski-Simonoski S. - Incidence, timing and aetiology of bloodstream infections following orthotopic liver transplantation or haematopoietic stem cell transplantation a single-centre experience
Bukowska B. - Antibacterial activity of ozonised water and gaseousO3 against biofilm
Bulitta J. - Modelling the auto-inhibition of clarithromycin metabolism during repeated oral administration
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Bullenger M. - Comparative studies of the Access CMV IgG assay
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Bullingham S. - Experience with polymerase chain reaction-based methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening in paediatrics
Bulut C. - Evaluation of risk factors for fatality in patients with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
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Bunkowski S. - Fibronectin stimulates Escherichia coli phagocytosis by microglial cells
Bunning M. - Detection of antibodies to West Nile virus in people with schizophrenia using recombinant prM and Eproteins produced by COS1 cells
Buonavoglia D. - Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among students of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Bari, Italy
Burak S. - MALDI-TOF MS-based identification versus biochemical test systems: a representative study with clinical Enterobacteriaceae isolates
Burak E. - Results of a phase 2 study comparing two doses of delafloxacin to tigecycline in adults with complicated skin and skin-structure infections
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Burattini M. - Metallo-lactamases detection among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from bloodstream infections at a university hospital, So Paulo, Brazil
Burday M. - Rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampin-resistance from sputum samples with an easy-to-use PCR test system with near-patient capability
Bürgel U. - Characterisation of LD and EVD-associated meningitis/ventriculitis in neurosurgical patients
Burger D.M. - PK-PD of posaconazole in a murine model of disseminated aspergillosis
Burghoffer B. - Frequent detection by real-time PCR of bacteria from the Helicobacter and Campylobacter genera in stool samples from inflammatory bowel disease patients
Burgmann H. - Antibody response to pneumococcal conjugate vaccination followed by pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in heart and lung transplant patients: a pilot study
Burillo A. - Performance of three methods for determining the susceptibility to daptomycin and three other antimicrobials of Enterococcusspp.
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Burkhardt O. - Pharmacokinetics of ertapenem in critically ill patients with acute renal failure undergoing extended daily dialysis
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