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Vaara M. - Typing of Clostridium difficile strains with an automated repetitive PCR system in comparison to PCR ribotyping
  - Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacter cloacae harbouring IMI2 gene in Finland
  - The Mobidiag Prove-it sepsis PCR and microarray platform: a 2centre study designed to validate a system for speciating blood culture bacterial isolates within 3hours
Vaca Pacheco S. - Frequency of vacA, cagA and babA2 virulence markers in Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from Mexican patients with chronic gastritis
Vaerenberg S. - Surveillance of antimicrobial use in Belgian hospitals
Vafiadi C. - Serum bactericidal activity of three different dosing regimens of colistin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Vafiadi E. - Serum bactericidal activity of three different dosing regimens of colistin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Vager D. - In vitro antifungal activity of corifungin, a new water-soluble polyene, against sensitive and resistant Candida species
Vagia F. - Epidemiology of Moraxella catarrhalis infections in children and resistance phenotypes
Vagiakou E. - Isolation of glycopeptides-resistant enterococci from stool and blood samples of hospitalised patients during a three-year period
  - Toxigenicity and resistance to antibiotics of Clostridium difficile strains isolated from patients of a tertiary hospital in Greece during a six-year period
  - Multiresistant urinary tract isolates of Escherichia coli: is it an issue in the empiric management of acute uncomplicated cystitis?
Vagu C. - HIV and HBV mutations in co-infected patients treated with lamivudine
Vähäkuopus S. - Emm-types of group AandG streptococci: invasive and noninvasive strains
Vaheri A. - Central nervous system involvement is common in acute Puumala virus infection
  - Hantavirus infections in Europe
Vainio O. - Central nervous system involvement is common in acute Puumala virus infection
Vainio A. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 in humans and animals, Finland
Vainio O. - Smoking status interacts in the association between mannose-binding lectin serum levels and carriage of respiratory bacteria
Vainio K.M. - Molecular profile of rotavirus in children hospitalised with acute gastroenteritis in Norway, 20062008
Vainio A. - Clonality and pilus protein genes of pneumococcal isolates causing acute otitis media in children
Vainio K. - Rotavirus gastroenteritis in Norway: analysis of prospective surveillance and hospital registry data
Vainionpää R. - Nasopharyngeal microbiota of children with acute otitis media (AOM) versus children with upper respiratory infection without AOM
  - Rapid one-step antigen detection method for human bocavirus
  - The combination of antibody bridging and avidity index methodology for reliable and simple determination of infection phase
  - Novel multianalyte point-of-care test for pathogen-specific diagnosing of respiratory infections
Vainumäe I. - Risk factors predicting recurrent urinary tract infection in childhood
Vakalis N. - Molecular epidemiology of Brucella melitensis in Greece assessed by multilocus variable-number tandem repeat markers
Vakili H. - The efficacy of influenza vaccination in reducing cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery diseases: IVCAD study
  - Serologic response to influenza vaccine in coronary artery disease patients: FLUVAC study
Vakis A. - Associations between operative site microbial counts and procedure classification in neurosurgery
Valachis A. - Epidemiology, clinical and microbiological features of infectious endocarditis: a review of 54 cases
  - Skin and soft-tissue infection in patients with solid tumours
  - Incidence, clinical, microbiological features and outcome of bloodstream infections in patients undergoing haemodialysis
  - In vitro activity of tigecycline against pathogens from Crete, Greece T.E.S.TProgram2006
  - Community-acquired pneumonia in elderly patients with and without type2 diabetes mellitus
Valadares I. - Oropharyngeal colonisation by groupA streptococci in Portugal: an eight-year surveillance study (20002007)
Valderrey C. - Detection of the OXA-58 carbapenemase in clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii from Cochabamba, Bolivia
Valdes M. - Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: clinical impact at a university-affiliated hospital
  - ESBL E.coli bacteraemia: clinical influence at a university-affiliated hospital
Valdivieso C. - Action of bacterial extracts from Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in the production of IL-6 and IL-8 by human gingival fibroblasts
Valdivieso A. - Ortotopic liver transplantation in HIVinfected patients. Outcome of a single-centre cohort of 21 patients
Valeeva J.V. - Genotypes of Helicobacter pylori isolated from the patients with hepato-biliary diseases
Valencia E. - Transversal study in a group of Spanish HIV/HCV co-infected patients with non-treated chronic hepatitisC: epidemiological study, prevalence and grade of hepatic fibrosis
Valencia R. - High rate of Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation among inpatients and hospital healthcare workers
Valencia E. - A new approach to tuberculous meningitis in Spain
Valencia J. - Vertebral osteomyelitis post-vertebral surgery. Adescriptive and comparative study of 100cases
Valentin A. - Interactions between linezolid and a carbapenem on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Valentiner-Branth P. - Effectiveness of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on invasive pneumococcal disease one year after the introduction in the Danish childhood vaccination programme
Valentini P. - Distribution of environmental L.pneumophila sg.1 strains with heterogeneous chlorine-susceptibility patterns inside hospital plumbing system
Valiente De Santis L. - External ventricular drain infections
Valinteliene R. - Antibiotic consumption in Lithuanian general and nursing hospitals and influencing factors
Valiquette L. - Incidence of zoonotic Salmonella species bacteraemia: a multi-national population-based study
Vallé M. - Antimicrobial susceptibility of food-borne bacteria (Salmonella, Campylobacter) from cattle, pigs and chickens (20022004) recovered from 8EU countries (EASSA programme)
  - Antimicrobial susceptibility of commensal bacteria (Escherichia coli, Enterococcus) from cattle, pigs and chickens (20022004) recovered from 8EU countries (EASSA programme)
Vallecillo G. - Nocardiosis: an emerging disease?
Vallée E. - 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
Vallet Y. - Comparison between hospital cumulative and specific antibiograms according to sampling time and type of unit
Valsami G. - Steady-state plasma and tissue concentrations of tigecycline after intravenous infusion administration to rabbits
Valtonen V. - The year in infectious diseases
Valvatne H. - A fluorescent multicolour multiplex real-time PCR protocol for the simultaneous detection of SCCmec typesItoV in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Valverde J. - Molecular epidemiology of human papillomavirus in Madrid, Spain
Valverde A. - Sul3-carrying class 1 integrons in clinical Enterobacteriaceae isolates and their plasmid association
  - Updated epidemiology of extended spectrum lactamase producing Enterobacter isolates in a university hospital in Madrid, Spain (20012007)
  - International dissemination of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase CTX-M-14 in Enterobacteriaceae isolates is mainly associated with the spread of IncK and IncF plasmids
  - Heterogeneous population structure by MLST of extended spectrum lactamase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates
  - Dispersal and persistence of TEM-4 in Spain: aplasmidclone paradigm
Valverde J. - Rapid decrease in the prevalence of macrolide-resistant groupA streptococci in Spain
Valverde Cánovas J. - Invasive pneumococal disease after systematic use of 7valent pneumococcal conjugated vaccine. Multi-centre study with seven hospitals in Madrid, Spain
Vamvacopoulou S. - 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
Vamvaka E. - Epidemiological changes in the human brucellosis
van Baal-Vissers J. - Detection of Staphylococcus aureus multi-locus sequence type 398 (ST398) in blood cultures
Van Bambeke F. - Role of rsbU and Staphyloxanthin in intracellular growth of Staphylococcus aureus in human phagocytic cells (THP-1 macrophages)
  - Competition between ciprofloxacin and antiviral agents (adefovir, saquinavir, ritonavir) for efflux transporters in J774 macrophages
  - Radezolid (RX-1741), a novel oxazolidinone, is active against intracellular S.aureus, L.monocytogenes and L.pneumophila phagocytosed by human THP1 macrophages
  - Inducibility of PatA/PatB efflux pumps by fluoroquinolones in Streptococcus pneumoniae
  - TR-700, a novel methyltetrazolyl-oxazolidinone, accumulates extensively within human macrophages cells and shows activity towards intraphagocytic linezolid-sensitive and linezolid-resistant S.aureus
  - Comparative activities of the novel ketolide CEM-101 and telithromycin towards towards Streptococcus pneumoniae resistant to macrolides from patients with confirmed community-acquired pneumonia
  - Prevalence and epidemiology of antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from low respiratory tract of patients hospitalised in intensive care units from 5 Belgian hospitals, 20042008
  - MIC distribution and efflux of 4 respiratory fluoroquinolones (GEM, GRN, MXF, LVX) towards S.pneumoniae isolated from patients with confirmed CAP in a country with large fluoroquinolone use (Belgium)
  - The novel oxazolidinone radezolid (RX-1741) accumulates in THP1 macrophages: comparative studies with linezolid and azithromycin
van Belkum A. - Optical typing in bacterial epidemiology using Raman spectroscopy
  - Population dynamics and geographical diversity of Moraxella catarrhalis in the Generation R study
  - Clonal enrichment of integrated resistance plasmid-containing Staphylococcus aureus in a burn centre associated with persistent carriage among healthcare workers
  - The use of Raman spectroscopy in epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Van Beneden C. - Seasonal patterns of invasive Streptococcus pyogenes disease in the Northern hemisphere
van Benthem B.H.B. - Results of the first national prevalence study on hospital-acquired infections in the Netherlands
  - First results of the European Clostridium difficile infection survey (ECDIS)
van Bodegraven A. - Transverse microbial differences of the human gut evaluated with terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism
Van Bossuyt E. - Survey of antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae collected in Belgium during winter 2008. Follow-up of resistance since 1995 and possible effect of antibiotic campaigns
van Boxtel A.P.J. - The PREVI Isola system for automated streaking of patient materials
Van Broeck J. - Polyclonal spread of extended-spectrum lactamase producing Enterobacter cloacae at a Belgian university hospital
  - Evaluation of two algorithms using GDH and toxin A&B enzyme immunoassays for rapid diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection
  - Evaluation of the BD Gene-OhmClostridium difficile assay for the diagnosis of C.difficile infection
  - Clinical characteristics of infections with Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 versus other ribotypes: data from prospective surveillance in Belgium
van Buitenen C. - Effect of reduced use of quinolones on the observed resistance rates in E.coli
van Cleef B. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clonal Complex 398 does not spread from farms into the community
  - Acquisition and persistence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clonal Complex 398 during occupational exposure
  - Spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 398 in Europe
van de Beek D. - Management of acute bacterial meningitis
Van de Beek D. - Resistance to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and Tropheryma whipplei
van de Beek D. - Implementation of adjunctive dexamethasone improves outcome in pneumococcal meningitis
van de Sande-Bruinsma N. - First results of the new Dutch Infectious Diseases Surveillance Information System-Antimicrobial Resistance (ISIS-AR). Epidemiology of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in the Netherlands
  - The majority of European invasive E.coli isolates is resistant to one or more antibiotics commonly used for treatment
  - Decreasing trends in MRSA in Europe
van de Wijdeven M. - The PREVI Isola system for automated streaking of patient materials
van de Winkel J.G.J. - Staphylococcus aureus secretes two homologues Fc gamma receptor antagonists
Van den Abeele A. - Evaluation of eSwab for surveillance of MRSA by Xpert MRSA and culture on pooled samples
van den Abeele A.M. - Influence of a restriction model on the rational use of antibiotics in a large, secondary care hospital
van den Broek M. - Acquisition and persistence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clonal Complex 398 during occupational exposure
van der Beek M.T. - Treatment failure and antiviral resistance in cytomegalovirus infections in stem cell transplant recipients
van der Blij-de Brouwer C.S. - Treatment failure and antiviral resistance in cytomegalovirus infections in stem cell transplant recipients
van der Heijden I. - Impact of reduction of environmental and equipments positive cultures for VRE on the rates of infection due to VRE in an intensive care unit at a teaching hospital in Brazil
  - Multiplex PCR for rapid detection of genes encoding Oxa and metallo-lactamases in Acinetobacter spp.
  - Study of metallo-lactamase production in clinical isolates of pan-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
van der Helm W. - Evaluation of fully automated assays for the detection of Cytomegalovirus IgM and IgG antibodies on the Elecsys immunoassays system
  - Evaluation of fully automated assays for the detection of anti-rubella IgM and IgG antibodies on the Elecsys immunoassays system
van der Kooi T. - Antimicrobials and Clostridium difficile infection in the Netherlands and Europe
van der Kooi T.I.I. - Results of the first national prevalence study on hospital-acquired infections in the Netherlands
van der Linden M. - Adult invasive pneumococcal disease in North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany, 20032006: serotype distribution before recommendation of general pneumococcal conjugate vaccination for children <2years of age
  - Invasive pneumococcal disease among adults in Germany after the start of the National Immunisation Programme for the 7valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children
Van Der Meeren O. - Immunity to pertussis 10years after acellular booster vaccine in adolescence and response to a second dTpa booster in young adults
van der Meijden W. - Characteristics of patients infected with Mycoplasma genitalium in an STI outpatient clinic, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
van der Poll T. - The cytokine response in severe pneumonia: insights from preclinical studies
  - Lymphocytopenia and neutrophil/lymphocyte count ratio predict bacteraemia better than conventional parameters in an emergency care unit
van der Reijden W.A. - Transmission of Tannerella forsythia in man and domestic cats
van der Velden L. - The clinical impact of pre-incubation of blood cultures at 37C
van der Velden J. - Performance of Becton Dickinson GeneOhm methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus PCR assay in different spaand PFGE-types of MRSA
van der Vorm E. - Evaluation of a combined toxinA/B PCR for the detection of Clostridium difficile in a general hospital
van der Winden G. - A molecular diagnostic approach for MRSA hospital outbreaks providing all necessary data of patients and contacts within the first 24hours
van der Zanden A. - An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in an intensive care unit: the usefulness of Diversilab in studying clonal relatedness
  - Characterisation of extended-spectrum lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates causing an outbreak in an intensive care unit
van der Zanden B. - Cost analysis of rapid diagnostic testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using PCR or chromogenic agar in a low endemic setting
van Deursen P. - Measuring HIV1 RNA stability in dried blood spot specimens using NucliSENS EasyQHIV1v2.0
  - Measuring human immunodeficiency virus type1 RNA loads in dried blood spot specimens using NucliSENS EasyQ HIV1v2.0
Van Dijck P. - Immunisation against SesC reduces S.epidermidis biofilm formation
van Dissel J.T. - 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
van Duynhoven Y. - Congenital toxoplasmosis in the Netherlands
van Duynhoven Y.T.H.P. - Development and validation of a real-time PCR assay for detection of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli, as part of a Dutch study on the epidemiology of gastro-enteritis
  - Development and validation of a rapid molecular screening panel for detection of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli, as part of a Dutch study on the epidemiology of gastro-enteritis
Van Eldere J. - Sterilisation of staphylococcal biofilms with delta-toxin plus rifampin in a rat model
  - Survey of antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae collected in Belgium during winter 2008. Follow-up of resistance since 1995 and possible effect of antibiotic campaigns
  - Trends in invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 1 sequence types in Belgium
  - Immunisation against SesC reduces S.epidermidis biofilm formation
  - Emergence and persistence of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa serogroups O11 and O12
  - Correlation between antibiotic resistance gene detection and antibiotic resistance phenotype in Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains
van Gool T. - Molecular typing of a new variant of Encephalitozoon cuniculi responsible for disseminated microsporidiosis in a renal transplant recipient
van Hannen E. - Anti-pneumococcal polysaccharide antibody profiles during community-acquired pneumonia
van Hees B.C. - Single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis for urinary catheter removal does not reduce the risk for urinary tract infection in surgical patients: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
Van Heirstraeten L. - Comparison of the impact of direct plating versus a short or overnight pre-enrichment on detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from clinical specimens
van Helden J. - Evaluation of fully automated assays for the detection of anti-rubella IgM and IgG antibodies on the Elecsys immunoassays system
  - Evaluation of fully automated assays for the detection of Cytomegalovirus IgM and IgG antibodies on the Elecsys immunoassays system
van Hoek A. - A novel DNA micro-array system for rapid detection of TEM, SHV and CTXM extended-spectrum -lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae
van Hooydonk-Elving G.J. - Comparison of Siemens IMMULITE 2000 versus DiaSorin LIAISON serology in case of Epstein-Barr virus
Van Kerkhoven D. - Belgian MRSA population: nursing homes versus hospital isolates (2007)
van Kessel D. - Anti-pneumococcal polysaccharide antibody profiles during community-acquired pneumonia
van Kessel K. - Staphylococcus aureus secretes two homologues Fc gamma receptor antagonists
van Kinschot C. - A case-control study during an outbreak of Clostridium difficile infections due to PCR ribotypes 027 and 017 occurring simultaneously in one hospital in the Netherlands
van Leeuwen W. - Optical typing in bacterial epidemiology using Raman spectroscopy
van Leeuwen H.J. - The incidence of sepsis in a large Dutch University hospital: CRP and the SIRS criteria
van Lieshout L. - Multiplex real-time PCR for the detection of intestinal protozoa indicates unnecessary treatment of Entamoeba histolytica in Turkish patients with intestinal complaints
Van Lint M.T. - Outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii bacteraemia in patients with haematological malignancies and haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
Van Loon A.M. - Performance of monoplex and multiplex nucleic acid amplification tests for the detection of a range of respiratory pathogens
  - The role of respiratory viruses and M.pneumoniae in lower respiratory tract infections in primary care
van Luit M. - The clonal structure of PFGE non-typeable methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
van Mansfeld R. - Assessing clonal relatedness of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates: MLVA should be preferred over MLST and PFGE
Van Minnebruggen G. - In vitro profiling of pramiconazole against a panel of moulds and yeasts and in vivo activity against Microsporumcanis and Candidaalbicans
van Oyen H. - Trends in mortality due to Clostridium difficile enterocolitis in Brussels and Flanders, 19982006
Van Pelt K. - Trends in invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 1 sequence types in Belgium
van Rensburg M.J. - Molecular characterisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Cape Town hospitals
van Rijen M.M.L. - Costs and benefits of a peri-operative screen-and-treat strategy in nasal carriers of S.aureus
  - Effect of peri-operative mupirocin and chlorhexidine on mortality in nasal carriers of Staphylococcus aureus
van Santen-Verheuvel M.G. - The clonal structure of PFGE non-typeable methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands
Van Schaeren J. - In vitro activity of fosfomycin against multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae isolates from a Belgian hospital
van Scoy B. - Pharmacodynamically-linked variable for the combination of ceftaroline plus Novexel104
van Strijp J.A.G. - The incidence of sepsis in a large Dutch University hospital: CRP and the SIRS criteria
van Strijp J. - Staphylococcus aureus secretes two homologues Fc gamma receptor antagonists
Van Vaerenbergh K. - Legionella pneumophila endocarditis: a diagnostic challenge
van Veen S.Q. - Identification of bacteria and yeast by matrix-assisted laser ionisation/desorption time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) in routine laboratory setting
van Velzen-Blad H. - Anti-pneumococcal polysaccharide antibody profiles during community-acquired pneumonia
van Velzen-Bladt H. - Unexpectedly high prevalence of Chlamydophila psittaci in patients with CAP
Van Voorden S. - Activation of Toll-like receptor 2 and Toll-like receptor 2/6 by lactobacilli
van Wamel W.J.B. - Clonal enrichment of integrated resistance plasmid-containing Staphylococcus aureus in a burn centre associated with persistent carriage among healthcare workers
van Wijk P. - Lymphocytopenia and neutrophil/lymphocyte count ratio predict bacteraemia better than conventional parameters in an emergency care unit
van Winkelhoff A.J. - Transmission of Tannerella forsythia in man and domestic cats
van Wunnik P. - Evaluation of a combined toxinA/B PCR for the detection of Clostridium difficile in a general hospital
van Xanten N. - A molecular diagnostic approach for MRSA hospital outbreaks providing all necessary data of patients and contacts within the first 24hours
van Zanten E. - Clonal enrichment of integrated resistance plasmid-containing Staphylococcus aureus in a burn centre associated with persistent carriage among healthcare workers
van Zundert K. - Comparison of Siemens IMMULITE 2000 versus DiaSorin LIAISON serology in case of Epstein-Barr virus
van Zwet T. - A molecular diagnostic approach for MRSA hospital outbreaks providing all necessary data of patients and contacts within the first 24hours
  - A molecular assay detecting quinolone resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae: treatment with ciprofloxacin can still be an option
Vandamme A.M. - Discordant genotypic interpretation and phenotypic role of protease mutations in HIV1 subtypesBandG
Vanden Berghe D. - In vitro effect of different classes of antibiotics on viable mass and matrix of Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms
Vandenberg O. - Comparison of 6 rapid assays for detection of Helicobacter pylori antigen in stool in children with recurrent abdominal pain preliminary data
  - Utility of unique procalcitonin dosage in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in emergency wards
Vandenbroucke-Grauls C. - Carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in medical microbiology laboratory personnel
  - Appropriate Muller-Hinton agar is crucial for the performance of metallo-lactamase Etest
  - Rapid five-minute Giemsa staining for detection of malaria parasites in blood smears
Vandenesch F. - Molecular characterisation of S.aureus involved in varicella superinfections in France
  - Beta-lactams targeting septum formation increase Panton-Valentine leukocidin expression by Staphylococcus aureus
  - What we know about the pathogenesis of CA-MRSA infections?
  - 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
Vandenzhan Y. - Direct costs in adults with community-acquired pneumonia in emergency clinical hospital
Vanderhaegen W. - Genotypes of Coxiella burnettii. Comparison between AFLP and VNTR typing strategies
Vanderstraeten A. - The role of respiratory viruses and M.pneumoniae in lower respiratory tract infections in primary care
  - Analysis of the gut microbiota of irritable bowel syndrome patients and healthy volunteers using selective media and Real-Time PCR
Vaneechoutte M. - Emergence and persistence of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa serogroups O11 and O12
  - Correlation between antibiotic resistance gene detection and antibiotic resistance phenotype in Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains
Vanegas A. - Epidemiology and clinical features of infections caused by extended-spectrum -lactamase-producing Gram-negative urinary pathogens in non-hospitalised patients
Vanhems P. - Low-monocyte human leucocyte antigen-DR expression is independently associated with nosocomial infections after septic shock
Vanhoof R. - Belgian MRSA population: nursing homes versus hospital isolates (2007)
Vanhoof R.L.M. - Survey of antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae collected in Belgium during winter 2008. Follow-up of resistance since 1995 and possible effect of antibiotic campaigns
Vankerckhoven V. - Analysis of the gut microbiota of irritable bowel syndrome patients and healthy volunteers using selective media and Real-Time PCR
  - European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC): outpatient antimycotic use in Europe
  - The ESAC Point Prevalence Survey of patterns of antibiotic use in 50 European hospitals in 2008
  - Determinants of antibiotic use in nursing homes in 18 European countries: results of the European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC) Nursing Homes subproject
  - Activation of Toll-like receptor 2 and Toll-like receptor 2/6 by lactobacilli
Vanstone G. - Detection of AmpC enzymes and the prevalence of plasmid-mediated AmpC resistance genes
Vapalahti O. - Central nervous system involvement is common in acute Puumala virus infection
Varbobitis I. - Cystic echinococcosis: decreasing prevalence in Central Greece
Vardakas K. - 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
Varela J. - High rate of Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation among inpatients and hospital healthcare workers
Varela J.M. - Pneumocystis jirovecii dihydropteroate synthase gene mutations and sulfa resistance
  - Prevalence of Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation in the general population of southern Spain: a preliminary study
  - Usefulness of real-time PCR at mt LSU rRNA for the identification of Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation
  - Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation induces the systemic inflammatory response in COPD patients
  - High rate of Pneumocystis jirovecii colonisation in patients treated with infliximab
Varello K. - Mycobacterium marinum infection in a striped bass farm in northern Italy
Vargha M. - Tap water as a potential source of nosocomial Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in an intensive care unit
Varo N. - Diagnostic value of procalcitonin in the early detection of the infection and prognostic and evolutive value in sepsis. Comparison with Creactive protein and leukocyte count
Varveraki K. - A survey on current antibiotic prescribing attitude of primary care physicians in Greece
Varzakakos I. - Detection of atypical bacterial and viral antibodies in lower respiratory tract infections in children by use of an immunofluorescence method
Vasconcelos O. - Mother-to-child transmission of HIV: a Portuguese retrospective study
Vasdeki A. - Association of accessory gene regulator locus with biofilm formation and methicillin-resistance in Staphylococcus aureus
  - Investigation of carbapenem heteroresistance among susceptible Acinetobacter baumannii
Vasilaki O. - Mechanisms of fluoroquinolone resistance in E.coli isolates
  - Antifungal activity of human beta-defensins 1, 2 and 3 against filamentous fungi
Vasiliadou A. - Vancomycin-resistant enterococci infection outbreak in the intensive care unit
Vasilyeva N. - Susceptibility to fluconazole and voriconazole of aetiologic agents of candidaemia in SaintPetersburg, Russia
Vata A. - Neurosurgery-related bacterial meningitis a10year review
Vata L. - Neurosurgery-related bacterial meningitis a10year review
Vata A. - Whole-blood and cerebrospinal fluid interferon-gamma release assay for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis
Vatcheva-Dobrevski R. - Comparison between multi-locus variable number of tandem repeats and pulse field gel electrophoresis for typing of nosocomial Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates
Vatev N. - Contemporary epidemiological characteristics of viral hepatitisA in Plovdiv region, Bulgaria
Vatopoulos A. - Metallo-beta-lactamases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates in Greece
  - Molecular typing of Legionella pneumophila from a hospital's water system
  - Emerging infections due to KPC2 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in hospitals in Greece
  - Rapidly rising prevalence of KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Greek tertiary-care hospital
Vaudaux B. - Parachlamydia and Rhabdochlamydia in respiratory secretions of premature newborns: prevalence and clinical impact
Vautier G. - Is Clostridium difficile 027 more virulent than other ribotypes? Report of the first outbreak of Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 in East of England: correlation of outbreak and non-outbreak ribotypes with severity of disease
Vayalumkal J. - Influenza in adults admitted to Canadian hospitals: data from two seasons
Vaz F. - Oropharyngeal colonisation by groupA streptococci in Portugal: an eight-year surveillance study (20002007)
Vazquez S. - Evaluation of an agglutination method (Dryspot Pneumo, Oxoid) for the direct detection of S.pneumoniae in blood cultures
Vazquez J. - In vitro antifungal activity of corifungin, a new water-soluble polyene, against sensitive and resistant Candida species
  - Longitudinal local immune analysis in HIV+ persons with oropharyngeal candidiasis
  - Assessment of the in vitro pharmacodynamic activity of echinocandins against Candida parapsilosis
Vearncombe M. - Evaluation of StrepB Select medium for the detection of groupB Streptococcus
Vecchiet J. - Expression of interferon-induced microRNAs in patients with chronic hepatitisC virus treated with pegylated interferon alpha
Vehreschild J.J. - Fungiscope: a global database for rare fungal infections
Velasco E. - Antibiotic therapy and resistance in Germany: influence and intervention
Velasco C. - Serratia marcescens carries a chromosomally encoded pentapeptide repeat protein, conferring reduced susceptibility to quinolones in E.coli
Velayati A.A. - Occult hepatitisB virus infection in anti-HBc alone haemodialysis patients
  - Genotype characterisation of hepatitisG virus isolates from Iranian patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus
Velegraki A. - Evaluation of commercial phenotypic identification systems for the characterisation of common and rare yeast pathogens
Velez J. - First description of a multidrug-resistant Citrobacter freundii carrying both qnrA and qnrB in Aveiro, Portugal
  - Prevalence of ampC lactamase genes in Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates from Aveiro, Portugal
  - Ocurrence of blaCTX-M-15 gene in multidrug-resistant Citrobacter freundii
Velez I.D. - Double-blind, randomised controlled trial, to evaluate the effectiveness of a controlled nitric oxide releasing patch versus meglumine antimoniate in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis
Veliotis G. - Multiresistant urinary tract isolates of Escherichia coli: is it an issue in the empiric management of acute uncomplicated cystitis?
Velissari D. - In vitro susceptibilities of toxigenic clostridium difficile strains to 10 antimicrobial agents
Velonakis E. - Molecular typing of Legionella pneumophila from a hospital's water system
Venhola M. - Vesicoureteral reflux in children with suspected and proven urinary tract infection
Ventoso A. - Ortotopic liver transplantation in HIVinfected patients. Outcome of a single-centre cohort of 21 patients
Verbrugh H.A. - Clonal enrichment of integrated resistance plasmid-containing Staphylococcus aureus in a burn centre associated with persistent carriage among healthcare workers
Verdaguer R. - High doses of cefotaxime for cephalosporin-resistant pneumococcal meningitis in adults. A 19-year experience
Verdier I. - Performance of the PREVI colour Gram automated staining system
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Verduin C.M. - The use of Raman spectroscopy in epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Vereshchagin V. - Application of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry for Helicobacter pylori study
Vergnaud G. - Resistance and epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from cystic fibrosis patients: a French multi-centre study
Vergoulidou M. - Comparative evaluation of daptomycin and pharmakocinetically-guided vancomycin therapy in patients with prolonged neutropenia or haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Verhaegen J. - Evaluation of two algorithms using GDH and toxin A&B enzyme immunoassays for rapid diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection
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Verhaegh S.J.C. - Population dynamics and geographical diversity of Moraxella catarrhalis in the Generation R study
Verhaz A. - Lamivudine treatment for acute severe hepatitisB
Verheij T. - Assessment of sputum Gram stain and culture for S.pneumoniae and Haemophilus spp. in the aetiologic diagnosis of lower respiratory tract infections in the European GRACE study
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Verheyen C.C.P.M. - In vitro effects of iodinated contrast agents on bacterial growth
Verhoef J. - A recombination hotspot with several genomic islands and a high number of putative pili operons in the chromosome of an epidemic Enterobacterhormaechei
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Verhoef-Verhage E.A.E. - The PREVI Isola system for automated streaking of patient materials
Verhoeven A. - Measuring human immunodeficiency virus type1 RNA loads in dried blood spot specimens using NucliSENS EasyQ HIV1v2.0
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Verhoye E. - Legionella pneumophila endocarditis: a diagnostic challenge
Verhulst C.J.M.M. - Performance of Oxoid Brilliance MRSA, a new chromogenic medium
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Verkade E.J.M. - In vitro activity of tigecycline against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, including animal-related strains
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Verkade E. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clonal Complex 398 does not spread from farms into the community
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Verlander N. - e-Bug: evaluation of the eBug educational pack in England, France and the Czech Republic
Verlinde A. - BEL2, an expanded-spectrum lactamase with increased activity toward broad-spectrum cephalosporins in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Verma A. - Infectious complications in paediatric acute liver failure, a single-centre experience
Verma R. - Construction of mutant pneumolysin pNK14 based DNA vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae
Vernazza P. - Parvovirus B19 and Erythrovirus type 2 and 3 infections are infrequent in HIVinfected patients with CD4<500cells/mm3 and chronic anaemia
Vernelen K. - External quality assessment for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in clinical biology labs using molecular techniques
Verschraegen G. - Evaluation of direct susceptibility profile testing by disk diffusion on respiratory tract samples
Verstreken I. - Evaluation of two line immunoassays for the detection of Borrelia antibodies
Verweij P.E. - PK-PD of posaconazole in a murine model of disseminated aspergillosis
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Verweij J.J. - Multiplex real-time PCR for the detection of intestinal protozoa indicates unnecessary treatment of Entamoeba histolytica in Turkish patients with intestinal complaints
Verweij P. - Development of azole resistance in a clinical A.fumigatus isolate with no mutations in the cyp51A gene
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Vespaziani M. - The role of Staphylococcus aureus in atopic dermatitis
Vessal G. - Assessment of amikacin plasma level in a referral hospital in southern Iran
Vettoretti L. - Drug efflux in intrinsic and acquired resistance in P.aeruginosa
Vi M. - Performance of the Gen-Probe APTIMA COMBO 2 assay on the Panther analyser
Viard J.P. - Mycobacterium genavense infections: a French national multi-centre retrospective study from 1996 to 2007
Viard J. - Immunological and virological outcome of a double-boosted HIV protease inhibitor salvage regimen
Viard J.P. - Therapeutic drug monitoring of posaconazole in 54 adult patients
Viasus D. - Pneumococcal pneumonia presenting with septic shock: characteristics, outcomes, serotypes and genotypes
Vicario J.L. - Impact of HLA and related polymorphisms in the control of HIV infection in long-term non-progressors and Elite controllers
Vicca A.F. - Surveillance of antibiotic resistance in urinary coliforms in Greater Lincolnshire, U.K. and the potential for temocillin, ertapenem and mecillinam usage
Vicente T. - Evaluation of a chromogenic bioMrieux chromID ESBL medium for screening and presumptive identification of extended-spectrum lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae from surveillance cultures
Viciana I. - Prevalence of hepatitisB genotypes and resistance mutations in patients with chronic hepatitisB infection
Vidaillac C. - Vancomycin and daptomycin susceptibility related to the accessory gene regulator locus in MRSA using in vitro pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic models
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Vidal A. - Development and evaluation of internal amplification controls for real-time duplex PCR to detect Campylobacter coli and C.jejuni
Videtta M. - Mycobacteria affect groupI CD1 expression and lipid-antigen presentation via p38 signalling in human DCprecursor
Vieira M.J. - A fluorescence in situ hybridisation method using a peptide nucleic acid probe for the identification of Salmonella spp. in clinical samples
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Vignaud J. - Use of the GenXpert system for detection of S.aureus and MRSA directly in clinical samples
Vignjevic-Krastavcevic M. - Polymorphism of pertactin gene in circulating Bordetella pertussis strains in Serbia
Vijayan V. - Regulation of immuno-pathological response in mouse lungs by TGF1 after influenzaA virus infection
Vijgen S. - Comparison of Copan eSwab with Copan Venturi Transystem for the quantative survival of Escherichia coli, Streptococcus agalactiae and Candida albicans
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Vijverberg P.L. - Single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis for urinary catheter removal does not reduce the risk for urinary tract infection in surgical patients: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
Vikatmaa P. - The association of mannose-binding lectin with elevated body mass index
Vila J. - A high-level fluoroquinolone-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium strain shows decreased invasion ability. Is there any regulatory link?
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Vila X. - In vitro activity of five antimicrobial peptides against colistin-susceptible and resistant Acinetobacterspp.
Vila J. - In vitro activity of five antimicrobial peptides against colistin-susceptible and resistant Acinetobacterspp.
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Viladrich P. - High doses of cefotaxime for cephalosporin-resistant pneumococcal meningitis in adults. A 19-year experience
Vilaichone R. - Anti-Helicobacter pylori and anti-internalisation activities of Thai folk remedies used to treat gastric ailments
Vilela C.L. - Clones, antibiotypes and virulence genotypes of groupC streptococci from bovine mastitis
Viljanen M.K. - Binding properties of decorin-binding proteins from three different Borrelia genospecies
Villa L. - Genome comparison of Acinetobacter baumannii: evaluation of drug resistance, adherence, haemolysis and other potential virulence factors
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Villard O. - Evaluation of the new Bio-Rad Platelia Toxo kits for the detection of toxoplasmic IgM, IgG and IgG avidity
Villegas L. - Performance of the Gen-Probe APTIMA COMBO 2 assay on the Panther analyser
Villuendas M.C. - Identification of Nocardia from respiratory specimens by using 16SrRNA gene sequencing in Zaragoza, Spain between 1998 and 2003
Vindel A. - Present prevalence of Panton-Valentine leukocidine-positive methicillin-resistant and susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in Spain
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Vinsonneau C. - Incidence of infections in burn centres in France
Vinué L. - Escherichia coli clones and plasmid-mediated later transfer disseminate CTX-M1 and CTX-M-32 among animals and humans
Vinue L. - Outbreak of Klebsiella oxytoca strains harbouring blaCTX-M-15, blaOXA-1, qnrS1 and two copies of aac(6)-Ib-cr genes in a paediatric intensive care unit
Vinué L. - In vivo acquisition of aac(6)-Ib-cr and mutations in gyrA gene after ciprofloxacin treatment of a clinical qnrS1-positive Salmonella typhimurium strain
Vinue L. - Prevalence of extended-spectrum lactamases in Escherichia coli obtained from faecal samples of captive ostrich in Portugal
Viollier E.H. - Comparison of two matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry systems for rapid identification of bacteria and yeasts in a clinical laboratory
Virgili A. - Viral antigen expression in individuals with chromosomal integrated HHV6
Virla A. - Catheter exit site infections in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Virolainen A. - Contamination of a public tap water distribution system and possible water-borne transmission of Clostridium difficile
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Virolainen-Julkunen A. - First nationwide estimates on incidence and case fatality of Clostridium difficile-associated infections
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Virtzili S. - Intravenous fosfomycin for the treatment of nosocomial infections due to carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in critically ill patients. Aprospective evaluation
Visca P. - Genome comparison of Acinetobacter baumannii: evaluation of drug resistance, adherence, haemolysis and other potential virulence factors
Viscoli C. - Outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii bacteraemia in patients with haematological malignancies and haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
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Visser L. - European cluster of imported falciparum malaria from Gambia
Visuri S. - Clinical and analytical studies of a real-time PCR assay for the detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile
Visuthranukul J. - Invasive infections caused by drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae at a Thai hospital
Vital C. - Detection of VIM2 metallo-lactamase in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from two central hospitals in Portugal
Vital R. - Comparison of two matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry systems for rapid identification of bacteria and yeasts in a clinical laboratory
Vital C. - Relatedness of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates producers of VIM2 from two central hospitals in Portugal
Vitali L.A. - Bacteriophage-mediated transfer of erythromycin and tetracycline resistance genes among groupA streptococci
Vitkauskiene A. - Emergence of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spieces isolates in Lithuania
Vizzari G. - Agr-functionality and ability to form biofilm in COL and NRS149 Staphylococcus aureus
Vlaminckx B.J. - Anti-pneumococcal polysaccharide antibody profiles during community-acquired pneumonia
Vlaminckx B. - High prevalence of extended-spectrum -lactamase production in Enterobacter spp. bloodculture isolates in the Netherlands
Vlaminckx B.J. - Cellular inflammation and viral loads in primary Epstein-Barr viral meningo-encephalitis
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Vlaspolder F. - Evaluation of the IMMULITE 2000 Syphilis Screen Assay in comparison with Treponema pallidum particle agglutination
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Vleminckx K. - Evaluation of fully automated assays for the detection of anti-rubella IgM and IgG antibodies on the Elecsys immunoassays system
Vogelaers D. - Antibiotic therapy in critically ill patients: rates of empiric appropriate or adequate therapy and subsequent adaptation of therapy in daily practice
Vogeli S. - Performance of the Focus Diagnostics second-generation Parvovirus IgG and IgM ELISA kits utilising parvovirusV9 viral protein2 antigen
Vogels W.H.M. - Clonal enrichment of integrated resistance plasmid-containing Staphylococcus aureus in a burn centre associated with persistent carriage among healthcare workers
Vogiatzi E. - Multiresistant urinary tract isolates of Escherichia coli: is it an issue in the empiric management of acute uncomplicated cystitis?
Vogt M. - Characteristics of elbow prosthetic joint infection: a 13-year retrospective analysis of 358 elbow prostheses
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Voirin N. - Low-monocyte human leucocyte antigen-DR expression is independently associated with nosocomial infections after septic shock
Vojnovic G. - Chlamydia trachomatis detected in a Croatian national public health institute between 20042008
Volfova P. - Rapid detection and identification of zygomycetes in clinical samples using high-resolution melt analysis
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Vonberg R.P. - Microbiological quality of air conditioning systems in cars
Vongsouthi V. - MUT056399: a novel antibacterial against methicillin-resistant staphylococci
Voorn P. - Unexpectedly high prevalence of Chlamydophila psittaci in patients with CAP
Voravuthikunchai S.P. - Enhancement of motility ability of viable thermophilic Campylobacter in viscous condition
Vos F. - The value of FDG-PET for detection of metastatic infectious foci complicating Gram-positive bacteraemia
Vos M.C. - Costs and benefits of a peri-operative screen-and-treat strategy in nasal carriers of S.aureus
Vos M. - Optical typing in bacterial epidemiology using Raman spectroscopy
Vos M.C. - Effect of peri-operative mupirocin and chlorhexidine on mortality in nasal carriers of Staphylococcus aureus
Vos P. - A novel DNA micro-array system for rapid detection of TEM, SHV and CTXM extended-spectrum -lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae
Voss A. - Spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 398 in Europe
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Vossen A.C.T.M. - Treatment failure and antiviral resistance in cytomegalovirus infections in stem cell transplant recipients
Voudris V. - Ventricular assist device-related infections
Voulgari E. - Emergence of metallo-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in a neonatal intensive care unit
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Vouloumanou E. - Community-acquired Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections: a systematic review
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Vounou E. - Prevalence of antibiotic use in hospitals inCyprus
Vourli S. - Molecular typing of Legionella pneumophila from a hospital's water system
Voutsinas D. - Multiresistant urinary tract isolates of Escherichia coli: is it an issue in the empiric management of acute uncomplicated cystitis?
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Voyatzi A. - Colonisation of intravascular catheters in the intensive care unit of a paediatric hospital during a ten-year period (19992008)
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Voyiatzi A. - Detection of atypical bacterial and viral antibodies in lower respiratory tract infections in children by use of an immunofluorescence method
Vranes J. - Low virulence associated with fluoroquinolone resistance of uropathogenic Escherichia coli strains
Vrane[scaron] J. - Prevalence of CTX-M producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in hospitals versus community
Vredeveld A. - Identification of bacteria and yeast by matrix-assisted laser ionisation/desorption time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) in routine laboratory setting
Vreede R. - First results of the new Dutch Infectious Diseases Surveillance Information System-Antimicrobial Resistance (ISIS-AR). Epidemiology of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in the Netherlands
Vremera T. - Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus aureus in north-eastern Romania and comparison of phenotypic methods for detection of oxacillin resistance
Vrhovac R. - Incidence, timing and aetiology of bloodstream infections following orthotopic liver transplantation or haematopoietic stem cell transplantation a single-centre experience
Vrijens F. - Nationwide investigation into the prevalence of nosocomial infections in Belgium
Vrioni G. - Viral, bacterial and parasitic aetiology of acute gastroenteritis in hospitalised children in north-western Greece
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Vryonis E. - Adult vaccination rates in Greece
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Vuento R. - Contamination of a public tap water distribution system and possible water-borne transmission of Clostridium difficile
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Vukovic D. - Detection and genotyping of Chlamydia trachomatis in clinical urogenital samples from north-eastern Croatia
Vullo V. - Study on the genotypic resistance of HIV1 in blood monocytes, CD4Tcells and plasma of HIVinfected individuals
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Vuopio-Varkila J. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 in humans and animals, Finland
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Vural S. - Diphtheria antitoxin levels among adults in Manisa, Turkey
Vybornova I. - Susceptibility to fluconazole and voriconazole of aetiologic agents of candidaemia in SaintPetersburg, Russia
Vydrzalova M. - Characterisation of groupG streptococcal strains recovered from humans
Vyrla A. - Isolation of glycopeptides-resistant enterococci from stool and blood samples of hospitalised patients during a three-year period