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Fabrega A. - A high-level fluoroquinolone-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium strain shows decreased invasion ability. Is there any regulatory link?
  - Decreased cell invasion by a high-level ciprofloxacin-resistant mutant of Yersinia enterocolitica
Fabry J. - Improving patient safety in Europe. Standards and performance indicators in healthcare-associated infection and antimicrobial stewardship
Fadda G. - Acquisition of cfr gene by an epidemic cluster of S.epidermidis causing bloodstream infections in hospitalised patients from Rome, Italy
Fadel B. - A case of infective endocarditis caused by Gemella sanguinis
Fadhil I. - Efficacy of oritavancin in the rat haematogenous pneumonia model
Fafi-Kremer S. - Evaluation of three diagnosis models for differentiating bacterial from viral meningitis
Fagerlund R. - HCV core, NS3, NS4B and NS5A are the major immunogenic proteins in humoral immunity in chronic HCV infection
Fagundez G. - Serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from patients with invasive pneumococcal disease
Fahimzad S.A. - Is BCG vaccine scar necessary for confirmation of immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection?
Fahr A.M. - Direct detection of Bordetella pertussis and B.parapertussis in clinical specimens by a rapid molecular dipstick assay
Faibis F. - 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
Fainardi E. - Role of Toll-like receptors in patients with multiple sclerosis and Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection
Faires M. - Comparison of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infections in dogs and cats
  - Microbiological characterisation of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from dogs
  - An investigation of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak in marine mammals
  - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonisation of veterinary personnel at a surgical conference
Fairhead H. - A novel antibacterial protein which shows rapid bactericidal activity against MRSA in the presence of other antibiotics
  - SASP: A novel antibacterial protein with potential to limit the spread of antibiotic resistance
Faivre F. - MUT056399: a novel antibacterial against methicillin-resistant staphylococci
Fajardo M. - Incidence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa resistant to colistin in a tertiary care hospital
Fajardo J. - 120 blood cultures negatives endocarditis in southern Spain
Fakiri E.M. - Genitourinary tuberculosis: a 12-year experience
  - First-line anti-tuberculosis drug susceptibility rates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates over a 6year period
Falagas M. - Antibiotics versus placebo or watchful waiting for acute otitis media: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
  - Community-acquired Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections: a systematic review
  - Inadequate statistical power of published comparative cohort studies on ventilator-associated pneumonia to detect mortality differences between the compared groups
  - NA Antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery: an international survey
  - Tuberculosis in the oral cavity: a systematic review of the published evidence
  - Trends of tuberculin skin test positivity rate among children 614years old in Attica, Greece
  - Linezolid for patients with neutropenia: can bacteriostatic agents be used in this patient population?
  - Antibiotics versus placebo in the treatment of women with uncomplicated cystitis: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
  - 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
  - Intravenous fosfomycin for the treatment of nosocomial infections due to carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in critically ill patients. Aprospective evaluation
  - Predictors of mortality in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia: a meta-analysis
  - Comparison of clinical features and mortality risk associated with pneumonia due to community-acquired methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus producing the Panton-Valentine leukocidin
  - Changes in the detection of C.trachomatis in a female population in Greece during the last 4years
  - The effect of psychological and psychosocial factors on the outcome of or susceptibility to acute respiratory tract infections
  - Cystic echinococcosis: decreasing prevalence in Central Greece
  - Frequency, prevention, outcome, and treatment of ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis: systematic review and meta-analysis
  - Inhaled colistin as adjunctive to intravenous colistin for the treatment of microbiologically documented VAP
Falasca F. - Study on the genotypic resistance of HIV1 in blood monocytes, CD4Tcells and plasma of HIVinfected individuals
Falavigna A. - Tigecycline use in nosocomial osteomyelitis
Falci D.R. - Continuous infusion of amphotericinB deoxycholate in the treatment of cryptococcal meningoencephalitis: analysis of safety and fungicidal activity
Falciani M. - Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship programme on antimicrobial consumption and cost in an Italian hospital
Falcione B. - Validation of a high-trough vancomycin nomogram to achieve trough concentrations of 15 to 20mg/L
Falcou-Briatte R. - Comparative studies of the Access CMV IgG assay
  - Analytical performance of the new Access CMV IgG assay
Fallah F. - Prevalence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in presistance patients who referred to a paediatric hospital, Tehran, Iran
  - Study of bacterial conjunctivitis in neonates with special reference to Chlamydia trachomatis
Fallahian M. - Serological evaluation of Brucella abortus S99 lipopolysaccharide extracted by an optimised method to be applied as a part of a candidate vaccine
Fam N. - Bacterial DNA in Egyptian patients with cirrhosis and culture-negative non-neutrocytic ascites: a marker of bacterial translocation and a prognostic indicator
  - Virulence factors and susceptibility patterns of Candida species isolated from patients with obstructive uropathy and bladder cancer
Fanci R. - Invasive aspergillosis in acute myeloid leukaemia: report of Seifem-2008 multi-centre survey
Fanello S. - Prospective study assessing the tetanus immunisation status and its determinants among patients consulting for wound care at the emergency department of a non-universitary hospital
Fang H. - Comparison of a multiplex real-time PCR and the cell cytotoxicity neutralisation assay for the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infections
  - A 20-month survey of molecular characterisation and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Clostridium difficile isolates in a Chinese university hospital
Fankhauser H. - Nosocomial outbreak of an extended-spectrum lactamase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strain on a medical intensive care unit
  - Skin colonisation with extended-spectrum lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae
Fantauzzi A. - Study on the genotypic resistance of HIV1 in blood monocytes, CD4Tcells and plasma of HIVinfected individuals
Fanti D. - Rapid diagnosis by antigen detection for groupB Streptococcus carriage in pregnant women
Fanti S. - Small-animal positron emission tomography in the mouse model of genital Chlamydia infection
Faouzi A. - Genetic diversity of human rabies virus isolated during 20002008 in Morocco
Farahani S. - Predictive value of purified protein derivative in pulmonary tuberculosis in a high BCG-vaccinated population
Faraj L. - Genome sequence of a virulent, methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolate that encodes the Panton-Valentine leukocidin toxin
Farina C. - Usefulness of automated ribotyping to type Corynebacterium striatum isolates
  - Holo and apo-transferrins interfere with adherence to abiotic surfaces and with adhesion/invasion to HeLa cells in staphylococci
Farnia P. - Molecular analysis of isoniazid resistance in different genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Iran
Farokhzad B. - Accuracy of QuantiFERON-TB Gold test versus Tuberculin Skin test to detect latent tuberculosis infection in HIVpositive individuals in Iran
Farrell D.J. - Characterisation of genetic elements carrying mef other than mef(A) in Streptococcus pyogenes
Farrell T. - Surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within Irish intensive care units
Farrell D.J. - Characterisation of a chimeric mosaic structure carrying erm(B) and tet(O) genes in S.agalactiae
Farrell D. - e-Bug: using games to teach young children about microbes, hygiene and appropriate antibiotic use
Farshchian M. - Occurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among clinical samples in Tehran and its correlation with the site of infection
Fasolo M.M. - Knowledge on sexually transmitted infections of HIVinfected patients
Favalli C. - Gram-stain by a new specimen collection system: ESwab
Favaro M. - Gram-stain by a new specimen collection system: ESwab
Favennec L. - Limitations of tpi and bg sub-genotypings for characterisation of human Giardia duodenalis isolates
Fawley W. - Optimisation and application of a multi-locus variable tandem repeat analysis for Clostridium difficile ribotype 078, toxinotype
Fazeli S.A. - Study of vacA genotypes of H.pylori isolated from patients with upper gastrointestinal diseases by PCR
Fazeli H. - Reduction in serum lipid parameters by incorporation of Lactobacillus plantarum A7, native strain in mice diet
Fazio C. - Meningococcal disease in Italy in the era of conjugate menC vaccination
Fedchuk A. - HIV/AIDS epidemics development of pregnant woman in Ukraine
Federico G. - Mycobacteria affect groupI CD1 expression and lipid-antigen presentation via p38 signalling in human DCprecursor
Fedorin I. - Dominance of Beijing family strains in XDR tuberculosis in Samara Oblast, Russian Federation
Fegeler W. - Parallel-resistance of azoles and echinocandines and their cross-resistance to flucytosine and amphotericinB in clinical yeast isolates
Feghhi M. - Evaluation of bacterial contamination of patients using ocular drops
Fehr J. - Anorectal Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Swiss HIVinfected homosexual men
Feierl G. - Rapid and effective analysis of nosocomial outbreaks using the DiversiLab semi-automated repetitive sequence-based PCR test system
  - Emergence and differentiation of pig-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 in Austria
  - Factors associated with colonisation with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing enterobacteria in newborns hospitalised at the neonatal intensive care unit
Félix D. - The serine threonine kinase StkP of Streptococcus pneumoniae contributes independently from pbp genes to penicillin susceptibility
Fen T. - Empirical use of teicoplanin versus vancomycin in febrile neutropenic patients at high risk for Gram-positive bacteraemia: results of a multi-centre prospective randomised clinical trial
Fendel R. - Real-time characterisation of cytoadhesion of Plasmodium falciparum by using a novel biosensor technology (thickness shear mode)
Fenelon L. - AmphotericinB as antifungal prophylaxis in liver transplantation
Fenollar F. - Resistance to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and Tropheryma whipplei
Ferguson G. - Evaluating the user experience of the Sealife Semantic Web browsers
Ferjani A. - Prospective study of Corynebacteria other than Corynebacterium diphtheriae in clinical specimens: identification, clinical relevance and antibiotic susceptibility
Ferman R.S. - Molecular genetic analysis of 23S RNA mutations associated with clarythromycin resistance in Helicobacter pylori strains isolated in St. Petersburg, Russia
Ferman R. - The prevalence of diseases associated with Helicobacter pylori in St.Petersburg, Russia at present
Fernandes S.J. - Evaluation of MTB Q Alert kit for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis directly on patient samples
Fernandes P. - Efficacy and pharmacodynamic evaluation of CEM-101, a novel macrolide, in murine infection models
Fernandes A.T. - Prevalence, antimicrobial resistance and clonal features of drug-resistant Enterococcus faecalis and E.faecium colonising high-risk patients in a Portuguese hospital
Fernandez J.R. - Ortotopic liver transplantation in HIVinfected patients. Outcome of a single-centre cohort of 21 patients
Fernández J. - Outcomes associated with antifungal treatment and fluconazole treatment failure for candidaemia or invasive candidiasis in patients admitted into intensive care units
Fernández F. - Nosocomial, community and healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in Spain
Fernandez E. - Detection of the OXA-58 carbapenemase in clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii from Cochabamba, Bolivia
Fernández J. - Rapid decrease in the prevalence of macrolide-resistant groupA streptococci in Spain
Fernández-Barredo S. - Acute liver failure due to HEV in a long-term oral contraceptive treated patient
Fernández-Mazarrasa C. - Preliminary evaluation of the Cobas Taqman real-time PCR for Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection in clinical specimens
Fernandez-Olmos A. - MLST reveals a polyclonal structure of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from initial and early colonisation stages in cystic fibrosis patients
Fernández-Roblas R. - Evaluation of a sonication protocol for the detection of bacteria in retrieved osteosynthesis implants
  - Detection of efflux pump genes among clinical isolates of non-pigmented rapidly growing mycobacteria and their relationship with phenotypic resistance
Fernàndez-Sabé N. - Clinical features and outcome of tuberculosis in solid-organ transplant recipients
Ferrand J. - In vitro study of dendritic cells maturation induced by Helicobacter pylori strains: evaluation of the inflammatory response and immunological consequences
Ferrara F. - Invasive aspergillosis in acute myeloid leukaemia: report of Seifem-2008 multi-centre survey
Ferreira L.C. - Evaluation of MTB Q Alert kit for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis directly on patient samples
Ferreira S. - First description of a multidrug-resistant Citrobacter freundii carrying both qnrA and qnrB in Aveiro, Portugal
Ferreira H. - Extended-spectrum lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in the faecal flora of Portuguese nursing home residents
Ferreira J.C. - Outbreak of KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a university hospital, Ribeiro Preto City, Brazil
Ferreira E. - Oropharyngeal colonisation by groupA streptococci in Portugal: an eight-year surveillance study (20002007)
Ferreira S. - Prevalence of ampC lactamase genes in Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates from Aveiro, Portugal
Ferreira R.M. - Helicobacter pylori vacA intermediate region i1 strains are associated with more severe histological features of chronic gastritis and increased gastric carcinoma risk in Portugal
  - The number of Helicobacter pylori CagA EPIYAC tyrosine phosphorylation motifs is associated with histological features of chronic gastritis
Ferreira A. - Mutations associated with resistance to second-line drugs in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from Lisbon, Portugal
Ferreira T. - Prevalence, antimicrobial resistance and clonal features of drug-resistant Enterococcus faecalis and E.faecium colonising high-risk patients in a Portuguese hospital
Ferreira S. - Ocurrence of blaCTX-M-15 gene in multidrug-resistant Citrobacter freundii
  - Occurrence and characterisation of class 1 integrons from isolates collected in a hospital's sanitary facility in Aveiro, Portugal
Ferreira E. - Biochemical study of a new lactamase inhibitor enzyme (SHV-84) produced by a clinical Escherichia coli strain
Ferreri M.L. - Prevalence and type specific papillomavirus load in female anal infection
Ferreros P. - Evaluation of VersaTREK system for isolation and susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Ferretto R. - Bone biopsy in guiding appropriate antimicrobial usage in chronic osteomyelitis and improving microbiological surveillance of chronic bone infection in orthopaedic surgery
  - Drug resistance mutations and sub-type circulation in newly diagnosed HIVinfected subjects
Ferri F. - Emergence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive community-acquired MRSA and MSSA infections in an Italian hospital
Ferrus M.A. - Molecular typing of Listeria monocytogenes virulent serotypes
Ferry T. - Use of a new and simple microarray assay (Prove-it Sepsis) for rapid identification of bacteria involved in bone and joint infections directly from clinical samples
  - Parvovirus B19 and Erythrovirus type 2 and 3 infections are infrequent in HIVinfected patients with CD4<500cells/mm3 and chronic anaemia
Fetsch A. - Virulence and resistance determinants in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 isolates
Fianchi L. - Invasive aspergillosis in acute myeloid leukaemia: report of Seifem-2008 multi-centre survey
Fickert P. - 24-nor-ursodeoxycholic acid as novel therapeutic strategy for inflammation-induced liver fibrosis in a murine model of Schistosoma mansoni infection
Fidel P. - Longitudinal local immune analysis in HIV+ persons with oropharyngeal candidiasis
Fiehn N-E. - The prevalence of carriers of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Copenhagen
Figueiredo C. - The number of Helicobacter pylori CagA EPIYAC tyrosine phosphorylation motifs is associated with histological features of chronic gastritis
  - Use of peptide nucleic acid probes as a new method for the detection of clarithromycin resistance in Helicobacter pylori strains
  - Helicobacter pylori vacA intermediate region i1 strains are associated with more severe histological features of chronic gastritis and increased gastric carcinoma risk in Portugal
Figueruela B. - Patterns of resistance mutations in patients with chronic infection by hepatitisB virus treated with lamivudine and/or adefovir-dipivoxil
Fila F. - First PCR-based detection of a central nervous system infection by Toscana virus in Piedmont region (north-western Italy)
Filella X. - Inflammatory systemic response and aetiology in community-acquired pneumonia
Filion C. - Prospective evaluation of clinical utility and pronostic value of broncho-alveolar lavage galactomannan assay in haematology-oncology patients
Filip O. - Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus aureus in north-eastern Romania and comparison of phenotypic methods for detection of oxacillin resistance
Filipec-Kanizaj T. - Incidence, timing and aetiology of bloodstream infections following orthotopic liver transplantation or haematopoietic stem cell transplantation a single-centre experience
Filippou M. - Associations between operative site microbial counts and procedure classification in neurosurgery
Filius P. - Antimicrobials and Clostridium difficile infection in the Netherlands and Europe
Fily F. - Risk factors for methicillin resistance and factors associated with in-hospital mortality during Staphylococcus aureus blood stream infection: an observational study
Fincanci M. - The efficacy and adverse events of standard interferon (alpha2aor2b) plus ribavirin versus pegylated interferon (alpha2aor2b) plus ribavirin
  - The diagnostic accuracy of endotracheal aspiration and bronchoalveolar lavage in the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia
Findik D. - Detection of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase typePER1 in Acinetobacter baumannii species isolated from bloodstream infections and investigation of clonal relationship
Findlay J. - RamR: a dual regulator of antibiotic susceptibility and biofilm formation in Klebsiella pneumoniae Kp342
  - The differential effect of mutations in RamR, in mediating antibiotic susceptibility in Klebsiella pneumoniae
Finkelstein R. - Reducing surgical site infection rates in cardiac surgery: results of 10-year infection control programme
Finley R. - Clostridium difficile in dogs and the home environment: prevalence and risk factors
Finne P. - Prevalence and outcome of pregnancy in chronic hepatitisC virus infection
Fioravanti M. - Mycobacterium marinum infection in a striped bass farm in northern Italy
Fiore A. - Prevalence and type specific papillomavirus load in female anal infection
Fiorentini F. - PTZ601: evaluation of the pharmacokinetics following single intravenous administration with and without cilastatin to male Sprague-Dawley rats and beagle dogs
Fioretou D. - Prevalence of HBV, HCV and HIV infections among obstetrics/gynaecology patients
Fiori M. - Molecular typing of enterotoxigenic strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from different foods of animal origin
Firouzi R. - Antibacterial effects of marbofloxacin on bacteria isolated from mastitis in cattle
Firsov A. - Anti-mutant antibiotic concentrations predicted using in vitro dynamic models: the impact of duration of simulated treatment
Fiscarelli E. - In vitro bactericidal and antibiofilm activity of six antimicrobial peptides against multidrug-resistant pathogens from patients with cystic fibrosis
Fischer R. - RIDAQUICK Norovirus: a new dimension for norovirus detection
Fischer G. - Fungiscope: a global database for rare fungal infections
Fisher A. - Efficacy and safety of doripenem versus comparators in subjects with Acinetobacter baumannii: integrated analysis of six phase III clinical studies
Fisher L. - Multicentre evaluation of the Versant HIV1 RNA 1.0 Assay (kPCR) with the Versant kPCR molecular system
Fitzgerald-Hughes D. - Assessment of screening all patients and the environment for MRSA in an acute hospital
Fitzpatrick M. - Efficacy of oritavancin at single or infrequent doses for the treatment of complicated skin and skin-structure infections
Fitzpatrick F. - Clostridium difficile-associated disease: a newly notifiable disease in Ireland
  - Antimicrobial prescribing awareness campaign in the emergency department
  - Surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within Irish intensive care units
Flammer Y. - Impact of teaching activities on compliance with hand disinfection of physicians and nurses
Flasarová M. - Screening of macrolide resistance locus in Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum in the Czech Republic
Flecha C. - Evaluation of an agglutination method (Dryspot Pneumo, Oxoid) for the direct detection of S.pneumoniae in blood cultures
Flecheux O. - Analytical performance of the new Access CMV IgG assay
  - Multi-centre evaluation of the CMV IgG assay on the Family of Access immunoassay systems from Beckman Coulter
  - Comparative studies of the Access CMV IgG assay
Fleites A. - Bacteraemia by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli as a complication after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Flem E. - Molecular profile of rotavirus in children hospitalised with acute gastroenteritis in Norway, 20062008
  - Rotavirus gastroenteritis in Norway: analysis of prospective surveillance and hospital registry data
Fleming M. - English voluntary surveillance scheme for Clostridium difficile infections: seasonal variation by age group (January2000 December2008)
  - Update on mandatory bacteraemia surveillance in English national health service acute trusts: trends and sources of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Community-associated Clostridium difficile infection: an analysis of cases reported to the English NHS mandatory surveillance system from April 2007 to September 2008
Flepp M. - Anorectal Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Swiss HIVinfected homosexual men
Fleury H.J. - Assessment of the Siemens ADVIA Centaur HIV Combo assay for routine use in a virology laboratory
Flonta M. - Survivin: any potential implication in early sepsis?
  - Correlation between serum levels of ceruloplasmin and acute phase proteins and oxidative stress markers in patients with sepsis
Floquet S. - MUT056399: a novel antibacterial against methicillin-resistant staphylococci
Flores J. - Efficacy and safety of linezolid as treatment of proven diabetic foot infections caused by methicillin-resistant S.aureus. Preliminary report of a non-comparative Spanish trial
Flores R. - Outbreak of invasive aspergillosis in an intensive care unit for major heart surgery. The case for abnormally high levels of airborne Aspergillus conidia: presence of similar genotypes in air and clinical samples
  - Is Aspergillus nidulans susceptible to all antifungal agents? In vitro activity of an updated panel of antifungal agents against 63 clinical isolates
Florescu S. - Epidemiological and clinical aspects of measles cases hospitalised in a Bucharest infectious diseases clinic in 2005, during the measles outbreak in Romania (20052006)
  - Enteric pathotypes of Escherichia coli involved in infectious diarrhoeal syndrome
Florez C. - Nosocomial, community and healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in Spain
Flückiger U. - Galactomannan as a prognostic marker for poor outcome of invasive pulmonary mould infection in patients with haematological malignancies
Fluit A.C. - The siderophore yersiniabactin produced by the high-pathogenicity island of Enterobacteriaceae reduces the oxidative stress response of polymorphonuclear leukocytes
Fluit A. - A novel DNA micro-array system for rapid detection of TEM, SHV and CTXM extended-spectrum -lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae
Fluit A.C. - A recombination hotspot with several genomic islands and a high number of putative pili operons in the chromosome of an epidemic Enterobacterhormaechei
Fluit A. - High prevalence of extended-spectrum -lactamase production in Enterobacter spp. bloodculture isolates in the Netherlands
Foca A. - Relevance of procalcitonin level on the serum lipopolysaccharide concentrations in intensive care unit bacteraemic and non-bacteraemic patients
Fogler M. - Comparison of VersaTREK 528 and BACTEC 9240 continuous monitoring blood culturing systems for the detection of clinical isolates in a seeded study
Foka A. - Clones and toxin gene profiles of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causing infections among children and adults
  - Relative reverse-transcription real-time PCR and microscopy for studying slime production by Staphylococcus epidermidis under various physicochemical and flow conditions
  - Clones and toxin genes' carriage of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from bacteraemic infants hospitalised in an intensive care unit
Fokas St. - Acute diffuse bacterial external otitis in primary care
Fokas Sp. - Acute diffuse bacterial external otitis in primary care
Fokin A. - Optimisation of systemic antimicrobials usage in multi-profile hospitals in Russian Federation
  - What determines regional differences in outpatient antimicrobial consumption in the Russian Federation?
Foley S. - Antimicrobial prescribing awareness campaign in the emergency department
Fondelli S. - Quinolone monotherapy in diabetic foot infections: rate of failure and selection for resistant strains
Font R. - Impact of a campaign to improve hand hygiene in healthcare workers
  - Strategies for the sequence study of the exposure to pulmonary tuberculosis in a neonatal unit
Fontaine L. - Determinants of antibiotic use in nursing homes in 18 European countries: results of the European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC) Nursing Homes subproject
Fontaine C. - Clinical characteristics of infections with Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 versus other ribotypes: data from prospective surveillance in Belgium
Fontana C. - Gram-stain by a new specimen collection system: ESwab
Fontanals D. - Evaluation of VersaTREK system for isolation and susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Forcella C. - Association of DNA gyrase mutations and qnrS1 gene in quinolone-resistant E.coli isolated from food animal, in Italy
  - First identification in Italy of contemporary presence of qnrB9 element and blaTEM-116 ESBL-gene in Citrobacter freundii environmental strain
  - lactamase activity evolution of Aeromonas hydrophila CphA metallo-lactamase by design of a chimeric CphA-VIM1 enzyme
  - Characterisation of class 1 and class 2 integrons among bacteria isolated from an urban waste water treatment plant in Italy
Forêt F. - Antibiotic therapy in critically ill patients: rates of empiric appropriate or adequate therapy and subsequent adaptation of therapy in daily practice
Formankova R. - Detection of cytomegalovirus resistance to antivirals in paediatric haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients: study in a paediatric cohort in the Czech Republic
Formolo F. - Antimicrobial activity of seven chemotypes of Lippia alba
Forné M. - Effectiveness of using a new nested PCR tool targeting glmM for Helicobacter pylori detection
Forsberg C. - The prevalence of carriers of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Copenhagen
Fortini D. - Ciprofloxacin-resistant and CTX-M-15-producing Escherichia coli from extra-intestinal infections in Italy
  - Escherichia coli clones and plasmid-mediated later transfer disseminate CTX-M1 and CTX-M-32 among animals and humans
Fortún J. - A retrospective, multi-centre study of 25 cases of proven zygomycosis: risk factors associated with mortality
Fossard C. - Evaluation of three diagnosis models for differentiating bacterial from viral meningitis
Fossati L. - New real-time PCR based molecular assay for the detection of vanA and vanB genes from rectal swabs
  - Molecular assay for the rapid screening of methicillin-resistant S.aureus colonised patients in an intensive care unit
  - Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a northern Italy hospital
Fossum B. - Faecal colonisation with extended-spectrum -lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae among patients in nine Swedish nursing homes
Foster S. - Identification, cloning and characterisation of ScaD, a novel antigen from Staphylococcus aureus
Foster A.M.E. - An automated magnetic extraction system for Chlamydia trachomatis DNA, tested with the Roche COBAS TaqMan detection system
Fothergill A. - Evaluation of the VITEK 2 system for the susceptibility testing of Candida species and Stephanoascus ciferii with caspofungin, micafungin and posaconazole
Foulon I. - Epidemiology of cytomegalovirus in pregnancy and risk evaluation for delivering a child with congenital CMV infection
Foulon W. - Epidemiology of cytomegalovirus in pregnancy and risk evaluation for delivering a child with congenital CMV infection
Fournier S. - Efficacy of oritavancin in the rat haematogenous pneumonia model
Foussadier A. - Characterisation of clinical Clostridium difficile isolates by rep-PCR, PFGE and PCR ribotyping
  - Comparative study between the new VIDAS EBV tests and Liason for the detection of Epstein-Barr virus VCA IgM, VCA/EA IgG and EBNA IgG antibodies in human serum samples
Fowler R. - Epidemiology of influenza illness requiring intensive care unit admission in Toronto, Canada
Fracasso J. - Tigecycline use in nosocomial osteomyelitis
  - Extracellular metalloprotease complex of Proteus mirabilis: a bio-informatic study
Fraile M.T. - Relationship between Guillain-Barr syndrome and Coxiella burnettii infection
Fraile V. - A retrospective, multi-centre study of 25 cases of proven zygomycosis: risk factors associated with mortality
Francetic I. - 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
Francia M.V. - Plasmid analysis of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolates from hospitals and aquatic environments in Portugal (19962008)
  - Characterisation of Gram-positive conjugative transposons among international epidemic vancomycin-resistant isolates of Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium
Franco G. - Outcome of empiric versus targeted antibiotic therapy in infective endocarditis, Medellin, Colombia. Study of 120 cases over a 20-year period
Franco M. - Metallo-lactamases detection among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from bloodstream infections at a university hospital, So Paulo, Brazil
François B. - Use of the GenXpert system for detection of S.aureus and MRSA directly in clinical samples
Frank U. - Echinaceae purpureae herba inhibits adhesion and invasion of Streptococcus pyogenes adhering to and invading human mucosal epithelial cells
  - Fluoroquinolone prophylaxis in haematology-oncology patients is it still useful?
  - Short training sessions on hand hygiene, bed occupancy rates and nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus atimeseries approach at a German university medical centre
Frans J. - Evaluation of eSwab for surveillance of MRSA by Xpert MRSA and culture on pooled samples
Frantzidou F. - Lymphadenopathy due to uncommon infectious agents: Coxiella burnettii, Rickettsia typhi/conorii, and Bartonella henselae/quintana
  - Evaluation of real-time PCR in the detection and management of herpes viruses infections in ulcerative colitis and oesophagitis
  - Mechanisms of fluoroquinolone resistance in E.coli isolates
Frantzidou-Adamopoulou F. - Antifungal activity of human beta-defensins 1, 2 and 3 against filamentous fungi
Frantzis I. - Combined activities of antifungal azoles with calcineurin inhibitors against Candida albicans biofilms
Frazão N. - Penicillin resistance caused by dissemination of serotype 14 clone Spain9V ST156 in the vaccine era
  - Continuous increase of antibiotic resistance among non-vaccine type Streptococcus pneumoniae in the era of 7valent conjugate pneumococcal vaccine
Fredlund H. - Antibiotic susceptibility of invasive Neisseria meningitidis isolates from 1995 to 2008 in Sweden the meningococcal population remains susceptible
Fredriksson-Ahomaa M. - Different strains of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica distributed among wild boars and domestic pigs in Switzerland
Fregeau C. - In vivo pharmacodynamics of TR-701, a new oxazolidinone antibiotic, against methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
Frei R. - Evaluation of VITEK 2 for identification of enterococci and detection of vancomycin resistance
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Freiberger T. - Spectrum of pathogens in surgically treated infective endocarditis patients
Freitas A.R. - Plasmid analysis of ampicillin-resistant and ampicillin-susceptible Enterococcus faecium causing bacteraemia in a Spanish university hospital (19952008)
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Freixas N. - Food-borne nosocomial outbreak due to ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (SHV-38). Epidemiology and successful control
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French G. - A two-step glutamate dehydrogenase antigen: real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile
French G.L. - Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene sequence and the PVL-encoding bacteriophage vary with lineage in community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
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Frenette C. - Influenza in adults admitted to Canadian hospitals: data from two seasons
Frere J.M. - Enzymatic inhibition of Streptococcus pneumoniae PBP2x transpeptidase activity by ceftaroline
Freydiere A-M. - Use of a new and simple microarray assay (Prove-it Sepsis) for rapid identification of bacteria involved in bone and joint infections directly from clinical samples
Friães A. - In vitro susceptibility to tigecycline and to an extended panel of antimicrobials of Gram-positive and Gram-negative isolates in Portugal
Friaza V. - High rate of Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation among inpatients and hospital healthcare workers
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Friberg L.E. - Pharmacokinetics of colistin after intravenous administration in critically ill patients receiving continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration
Friberg N. - Interaction with complement factorH and C4b-binding protein contributes to the serum resistance of an anaerobic pathogen, Fusobacterium necrophorum
Fridrichova M. - The prevalence of pneumococcal pilus among invasive isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes covered by 7valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
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Friedland J.S. - Diagnosis and treatment
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Friedland H.D. - In vitro profiling of the activity of ceftaroline against European clinical isolates collected in the CANVAS 1 and 2 trials of complicated skin and skin-structure infections
Friedrich L. - Safety and clinical outcomes of high-dose daptomycin (>6mg/kg)
Friedrich A. - Geographic dissemination of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus spa-types in hospitals and rehabilitation clinics in the Dutch-German EUREGIO MRSA-net
Friedrich L. - Clinical outcomes with daptomycin used as first-line therapy and after administration of other antibiotics for Staphylococcus aureus infection
Friedrich A. - Spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 398 in Europe
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Frinder M. - Development of PCR Electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry for identification of clinically relevant fungi and yeast
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Fritsche G. - The haemochromatosis-associated Hfe mutation protects mice from Salmonella typhimurium infection via induction of lipocalin2
Frobert E. - Interest of the PCR in the diagnosis of herpes simplex virus oesophagitis
Frosch M. - Biocide exposure activates sae promoter activity in Staphylococcus aureus strain Newman and increases cellular invasion
Frost C. - Use of novel electrochemical labels in a highly sensitive, multiplex detection method for use in a rapid point-of-care molecular assay
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Fu C. - Antibiotic susceptibilities of genital mycoplasmas in male patients with urethritis
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Fuchs B.M. - Single-cell identification by improved fluorescence in situ hybridisation techniques
Fuchsbichler A. - 24-nor-ursodeoxycholic acid as novel therapeutic strategy for inflammation-induced liver fibrosis in a murine model of Schistosoma mansoni infection
Fuehner T. - Efflux increases QRDR (quinolone resistance determining region) mutation frequency in fluoroquinolone-susceptible pneumococci
Fuentes-Allen J. - APRI Index, HCV genotype and HCV RNA as predictors of early viral response in hepatitisC patients
Fugazza G. - Evaluation of aggregative adherence and biofilm formation in lactamase producing Proteus mirabilis isolates from different clinical settings in Italy
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Fugelli A. - Studies on resistance development to LTX-109, a novel antimicrobial peptide
Fuhr U. - Modelling the auto-inhibition of clarithromycin metabolism during repeated oral administration
Fukuda Y. - Efficacy of garenoxacin in a skin infection model caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in diabetic mice
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Fulchiron C. - New automated solution for plate streaking: comparative evaluation of the PREVI Isola in a microbiologylab
Fuller C. - 20,000 hand-hygiene observations on 60 wards in 16 acute trusts: dispelling hand-hygiene myths? Or reporting a national change in practice?
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Fung L. - Study of metallo-lactamase production in clinical isolates of pan-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Funke G. - New automated solution for plate streaking: comparative evaluation of the PREVI Isola in a microbiologylab
Funmilayo O.J. - The effectiveness of different window mesh sizes in the prevention of mosquitohuman contact
Furberg A.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
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Furfaro E. - Clinical significance of (1.3)-b-d-glucan detection in Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia
Fürnkranz U. - Activity of Nchlorotaurine against protozoa
Furrows S. - Tackling Clostridium difficile at Kingston hospital a case study
Fursova N. - Diversity of CTX-M gene environments in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae nosocomial strains isolated from Russia
Fursova N.K. - Antimicrobial activities of bacteriocins E5052 and B602 against MRSA and other nosocomial infections
Furuya Y. - In vitro activity of garenoxacin against clinical isolates of levofloxacin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae with amino acid substitutions in QRDRs of gyrase and topoisomeraseIV
Fuse V. - Lower respiratory viral infections in hospitalised adults
Füzi M. - Dissemination of ST274 Klebsiella pneumoniae epidemic clone adapted to the newborn and adult hospital settings by producing SHV-2a or CTX-M-15 type extended spectrum lactamases
Fylaktou A. - Molecular epidemiology of hepatitisB virus infection among chronic carriers in Greece, 20002007
Fysaraki M. - Incidence, clinical, microbiological features and outcome of bloodstream infections in patients undergoing haemodialysis