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Naaber P. - Protective effect of xylitol and lactobacilli against Clostridium difficile infection in hamster model
  - Quantitative evaluation of Clostridium difficile and intestinal lactobacilli in patients with antibiotic associated diarrhoea
Naas T. - First outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae producing KPC2 in France
Nabuurs-Franssen M.H. - Comparison of DNA extraction and real-time PCR methods for the detection of Coxiella burnetii
Nack Z. - Effect of weak organic acids on biofilms as observed by scanning electronmicroscopy
Nadji S.A. - Tuberculosis in HIVHCV co-infected patients
  - Hospital-based phylogenetic analysis of noroviruses isolated from children with acute gastroenteritis in Iran
  - Phylogenetic analysis of human bocavirus isolated from children with acute respiratory illness and gastroenteritis in Iran
Nagasaki Y. - Simvastatin inhibits the biofilm formation of Candida albicans
Nagy E. - Use of a commercially available multiplex real-time PCR assay (SeptiFast) to detect bacterial and fungal pathogens in septic patients
Nagy K. - Phenotypical and genotypical differences of Streptococcus pneumoniae carried by healthy children attending day care centres in big cities versus small communities of Hungary
Nagy E. - Five-year retrospective epidemiological survey of anaerobic bacteraemia in a university hospital
Nahimana Tessemo I. - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with intermediate susceptibility to vancomycin: are strict additional contact measures sufficient?
  - Rapid detection of MRSA in screening specimens during a hospital outbreak
Naidoo S. - Evaluation of GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay on pulmonary and extra-pulmonary samples in a high-throughput laboratory
  - Evaluation of Alpha Tec Nac-Pac mycobacteria digestion and decontamination system on pulmonary samples
Naim A. - Antibiotic-associated haemorrhagic colitis caused by Klebsiella oxytoca
Nair L. - Simplexa influenzaA H1N1 (2009) assay for detection of 2009 pandemic influenzaH1N1 with Microfluidic real-time PCR system
Nairz M. - Pharmacological modification of iron homeostasis by nifedipine affects the course of Salmonella Typhimurium infection
Najafi S. - Assessment of a new DNA vaccine candidate against urinary tract infection
Najib J. - Changing epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Morocco, 20062008 implications for national immunization programme
Najioullah F. - Influenza like illness syndromes in an acute care geriatric unit in Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France during 5 seasons
Najmabadi H. - Frequency of CCR5 delta 32 polymorphism and its relation to disease progression in Iranian HIV1 positive individuals
Nakamura I. - First report of Helicobacter cinaedi infective endocarditis
Nakashima A. - The prevalence of magA-positive Klebsiella pneumoniae strain in a Japanese medical centre
Narciso A. - Virulence factors and pathogenicity islands in extended-spectrum lactamase-producing Escherichia coli bloodstream isolates
Narciso J. - Is it worthwhile to control methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a highly endemic country? A9year experience in a Portuguese hospital
Nardella C. - Enterotoxins production, biotyping and genetic fingerprinting in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from milk and dairy products
Nasarudin A. - HepatitisC genotyping in haemodialysis patients and the development of genotyping method based on Taqman probe real-time PCR
Naseh M. - Antimicrobial effect of doxycycline on control of glycaemia in diabetic patients with moderate periodontitis after phase1 periodontal treatment
Nassif X. - I believe in mass-spectrometry
  - An audit of fluoroquinolone prescription in a paediatric hospital
Natås O. - Characterization of CTX-M15-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae associated with an outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit. Afollowup study shows long-term faecal colonization and transmission to family members
  - Quantitative evaluation of Clostridium difficile and intestinal lactobacilli in patients with antibiotic associated diarrhoea
Nategh R. - Phylogenetic analysis of human bocavirus isolated from children with acute respiratory illness and gastroenteritis in Iran
Nateghi Rostami M. - Differential induction of invitro CD4+/CD8+ Tcell responses by live vs. killed Leishmania major
Natera C. - Clinical features and prognosis of prosthetic joint infection: a multicentre cohort in Andalusia, Spain
Nathanson B.H. - Risk factors associated with Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized patients with hospital-onset healthcare facility-associated Clostridium difficile infection
  - Impact of Clostridium difficile infection on resource utilization and clinical outcomes in hospitalized patients
Nathwani D. - Successful control of an outbreak of diarrhoea in a vascular surgery unit caused by a high-level clindamycin-resistant Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype106
  - Efficacy of IV/PO moxifloxacin and IV piperacillintazobactam followed by PO amoxicillinclavulanate in the treatment of diabetic foot infections: results of the RELIEF study
  - Serious Gram-positive infections: the need for new treatment options
Nation R. - Rational design of colistin and ciprofloxacin combination regimens against Pseudomonas aeruginosa using mechanism-based models
  - Pulmonary pharmacokinetics of the prodrug colistin methanesulphonate and formed colistin following pulmonary administration of the prodrug in rats
  - Targeting multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: pharmacodynamics of the combination of colistin and ciprofloxacin
Nau R. - The viral TLR3 agonist poly(I:C) stimulates phagocytosis and intracellular killing of Escherichia coli by microglial cells
Naucler P. - Serotype-specific mortality risk among patients with invasive pneumococcal disease: Swedish population-based study
Nava M. - Relationship of viral load EpsteinBarr virus as a marker predictive lymphoproliferative disease after liver transplant
  - Infectious complications in children with acute myelogenous leukaemia in a Mexican hospital: a5year analysis
Navarro E. - Quantitative real-time PCR may be the only diagnostic tool for chronic brucellosis patients
Navarro M. - Molecular analysis of extended-spectrum lactamase dissemination in Escherichia coli within families
  - Diagnosis and screening for congenital CMV infection in pregnant women in Cuba as prognostic markers of congenital cytomegalovirus in newborns
Navarro E. - Comparative evaluation of four serological methods and a quantitative real-time PCR assay in asymptomatic subjects with a previous history of brucellosis
Navarro Y. - Rapid identification of Beijing Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains by high-resolution melting analysis
Navarro Lopez R. - Continue active transmission foci of VEEV activity in coastal areas of Chiapas, Mexico
Navarro Marí J.M. - Preliminary evaluation of a rapid oligochromatographic assay for the detection of Bordetella sp. in respiratory samples
Navasa M. - Epidemiology and outcome of Gram-positive bloodstream infection in solid organ transplant recipients
Navon-Venezia S. - Concomitant prevalence of community and healthcare-associated MRSA among residents and staff of long-term care facilities in northern Israel
  - BAL30072, a new sulfactam with excellent invitro and invivo activity against Escherichia coli producing extended-spectrum lactamases
  - Individual risk factors for colonization with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae among residents in post-acute-care facilities in Israel: a matched casecontrol study
Nawroth P.P. - Receptor for advanced glycation end-products is protective during murine tuberculosis
Naylor S. - Molecular diagnosis of meningococcal meningitis; factors influencing genomic Neisseria meningitidis bacterial load within cerebrospinal fluid
Nazli A. - Evaluation of the GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay for the rapid detection of rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates
Ndreu A. - Some data of leptospirosis in Albania
Neaga E. - HepatitisD virus replication clinical impact and viral replicative interference with hepatitisB virus
Neau D. - Factors associated with severe liver fibrosis in HIV/HCV co-infected patients, ANRS CO13 HEPAVIH cohort
Nedved J. - Diagnosing fungal infections by mass spectrometry
Neef C. - Unpredictable effects of rifampicin as adjunctive agent in elimination of rifampicin-suseptible and resistant Staphylococcus aureus grown in biofilm
Neeleman C. - Genetic analysis of pattern recognition receptors links a functional polymorphism in the gene for CD14 to susceptibility for meningococcal septic shock
Neferro F. - Prevalence of hepatitisC virus among patients attending a hospital in Sirte, Libya
Neghina A. - Importance of therapy compliance in patients with trichinellosis from Timis County, Romania
Neghina R. - Importance of therapy compliance in patients with trichinellosis from Timis County, Romania
Negrutiu L. - Importance of therapy compliance in patients with trichinellosis from Timis County, Romania
Neira R. - Caspase3 activation induces cleavage of tau protein in neurons infected with herpes simplex virus type1
Nemescu R. - Meningococcal sepsis in children a15year review
Németh V. - Seroprevalence and genetic characterization of Dobrava and Saaremaa hantaviruses among rodents (Apodemus agrarius, A.flavicollis) in Hungary and Northern Croatia
Neonakis I. - Ineffectiveness of carbapenems against Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates and increasing resistance to colistin. A4year study from a Greek university hospital
Neophytou C. - Infections in patients undergoing craniotomy: first attempt to identify risk factors associated with post-craniotomy meningitis in Greece
Neou E. - Activities of tigecycline in combination with colistin or meropenem against KPC carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae by time-kill analysis
Neria G. - Concomitant prevalence of community and healthcare-associated MRSA among residents and staff of long-term care facilities in northern Israel
Netea M.G. - Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the PTX3 gene do not affect susceptibility to meningococcal disease but influence plasma concentrations during meningococcal septic shock
  - Functional IL10 and IL12B polymorphisms are associated with persistent Candidaspp. bloodstream infection
  - Inhibition of the inflammasome is a component of immunoparalysis in Gram-negative sepsis
  - Genetic variants of dectin1 and susceptibility to infections with Candidaspp.
  - Genetic analysis of pattern recognition receptors links a functional polymorphism in the gene for CD14 to susceptibility for meningococcal septic shock
Netesov S. - Spread and outbreaks of enterovirus types in Novosibirsk, Russia
Neto O. - Is it worthwhile to control methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a highly endemic country? A9year experience in a Portuguese hospital
Neumann S. - Transoesophageal echocardiography in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia when is it dispensable?
Nevzat Yalcin A. - The evaluation of VISA and VRSA in MRSA strains isolated from patients hospitalized at intensive care units in Turkey
Newton D. - Increasing resistance of Bacteroides fragilis and related species to carbapenems: aUSsurvey, 20062008
Newton L. - Point-of-use water filters reduce contamination by opportunistic Gram-negative bacteria present in the water distribution system of a haematology ward
Ng J.L. - Risk factors for acquisition of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients with haematological malignancies
Ng T.M. - Computerized surveillance of antibiotic usage and resistance: monitoring the impact of interventions
Ngo R. - Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: associated epidemiological trends and clinical risk factors
Nguyen F. - Surveillance of antibiotic consumption in 861 French hospitals: lessons from a nationwide network, 2008
Nguyen S. - Longitudinal study of BK virus infection in adult allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant
Nguyen F. - Epidemiology of nosocomial urinary tract infections in 165 French intensive care units
Nguyen H. - Molecular diagnostics of gastroenteritis in clinical samples: a multicentre, quality control study in the Netherlands
Nguyen F. - National nosocomial infections surveillance network in intensive care units, France, 20042008
Nguyen Hoang A. - Pathogenic mechanisms of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Nhan T. - Prevalence and clinical significance of infections caused by toxin-producing Staphylococcus aureus isolates
Ní Bhuachalla C. - Patients with newly-diagnosed HIV in 2004 versus 2008: no apparent difference in progression
  - Variable serological response to PPV in HIV-positive patients aneed to review pneumococcal boost-prime strategies?
Ni Cheallaigh C. - Sensitivity, specificity and inter-test agreement of interferon-gamma release assays for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in HIV-infected individuals with advanced immunodeficiency
Nicastri E. - Lack of correlation between plasma residual viraemia and total HIV-DNA in PBMCs of successfully treated patients
Nicco E. - Efficacy and safety of high-dose daptomycin in Staphylococcus aureus infections
Nichol K. - Determination of serotypes distribution among Streptococcus pneumoniae in North America by multiplex PCR
Nicolas C. - Incidence of and risk factors for nosocomial infection in a medical ward
Nicolas-Chanoine M. - Comparative epidemiology of faecal carriage of extended-spectrum lactamase-producing enterobacteria in 2 hospitals specialized in liver diseases in Egypt and in France
Nicoletti P. - Community and healthcare associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: observational study in a large tertiary-care Italian hospital
Nicosia R. - Incidence of candidaemia and antifungal sensitivity in critically ill patients
Niederman M. - Serious Gram-positive infections: the need for new treatment options
Niedrig M. - Investigation for yellow fever virus exposure in humans from central/south-eastern Anatolia
Nielsen S. - Uninfected children born to HIV-infected mothers: no evidence of impaired immune function at 15 months of age
Nieminen T. - Randomized trial of cranberry juice for the prevention of recurrences of urinary tract infections in children
Nieto I. - Clinical features and prognosis of prosthetic joint infection: a multicentre cohort in Andalusia, Spain
Nika E. - Prevalence and clinical features of respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus lower respiratory disease among children in Greece
  - Viral gastrointestinal infections in a paediatric hospital
Nikolaides P. - Penetration of moxifloxacin and levofloxacin into human cerebrospinal fluid and brain tissue
  - Comparative evaluation of two commercial viral load assays for monitoring human immunodeficiency virus type1 RNA in plasma: automated NucliSens EasyMAG/EasyQ v.1.2 vs. High Pure/Cobas Taqman HIV-1
Nikolaides N. - Bacterial flora in infected ingrown toenails in a paediatric population
Nikolaides P. - Genotyping analysis of the protease and reverse transcriptase of newly diagnostic (nave) HIV1 nonB patients
Nikolaou S. - Routine non-tuberculous mycobacteria detection and molecular identification, Athens, Greece, 20052009
Nikolaou M. - Biphasic killing of levofloxacin against Staphylococcus aureus: modelling bacterial response to drug-selective pressures
Nikolarou E. - Antimicrobial resistance of pathogens in hospitalized children with urinary tract infection in Greece
Nikolic J. - Clinical experience in Serbia concerning the effect of antiretroviral therapy on immunological and virological outcome in AIDS patents with terminal immunodeficiency
Nikoloussi-Emmanouil E. - Condyloma acuminatum caused by HPV13: acasereport
Nikulin A. - Comparative evaluation of MALDI Biotyper system, manual biochemical tests and BD Phoenix automated microbiology system for species identification of staphylococci
Nilsson L. - High frequency of faecal colonization with ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae among Swedish persons after travelling outside the Scandinavian countries
Nilsson M. - High frequency of faecal colonization with ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae among Swedish persons after travelling outside the Scandinavian countries
Nimmo G. - Widespread dissemination of the Panton-Valentine leucocidin positive ST93-MRSA-IV clone in the Australian community
Nimri L. - Biochemical and molecular characterization of Escherichia albertii isolated from clinical samples
Nirenberg G. - Reducing surgical site infection rates in orthopaedic implant surgery: results of a 6year infection control programme
Nisichenko D. - Prostethic-joint infections in cancer patients
Nissinen A. - Results of the Finnish national resistance surveillance FiRe network from 1996 to 2008
Niubó J. - Prophylaxis vs. pre-emptive therapy for cytomegalovirus disease in (D+/R) liver transplant recipients
Nkrumah B. - Massive emergence of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in blood culture isolates of children in Ghana
Nöbauer K. - Rapid species identification and differentiation of Arcobacter, Helicobacter and Campylobacter by MALDITOFMS analysis and its clinical application
Noble H. - Findings from fibre optic bronchoscopy in HIV-positive patients in eastern London
Noedl H. - Artemisinin resistance
Noehammer C. - Bacterial detection with a microfluidic reactor for polymerase chain reaction
  - Identification and characterization of blood-derived pathogens within a few hours enabled by DNA microarray assay automation and integration
  - Extended-spectrum lactamases and their detection applying on-chip PCR
Noel A. - Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of outpatients with influenza-like illness during influenzaA H1N1 pandemic in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Noël D. - Epidemiological and microbiological characteristics of Clostridium difficile infections, France, 2009: a national, multicentre, prospective survey
Nogarth D. - Pseudo outbreak of Pseudomonas mendocina in stem cell-cultures
Nogueira J. - Polymicrobial bacteraemias in ICU patients. Impact on outcome
Nogueira R.D. - Prospective analysis of salivary IgA responses in children during the first three months of life against pathogen of oral cavity. Influence of prematurity in this response
Noh J. - Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia: meropenemrifampicin combination versus colistin
Nokhodian Z. - Seroepidemiology of hepatitisC in cases with history of intravenous drug use in Isfahan province, Iran
Nolder D. - Investigation of molecular diagnostic assays for the detection of Trypanosoma cruzi DNA in blood
Noll I. - Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Germany: first results for E.coli, K.pneumoniae and P.mirabilis from urine samples in ambulatory care, 20082009
Nollo G. - Micro-morphological features for the characterization of invitro microbial biofilm development on central venous catheters
Nolte O. - Broad-range survey of tick-borne pathogens from southern Germany
Nonhoff C. - Frequency of PVL-positive community-associated MRSA and livestock-associated MRSA among patients in Belgian acute-care hospitals
Noordhoek G.T. - Molecular diagnostics of gastroenteritis in clinical samples: a multicentre, quality control study in the Netherlands
Noraida R. - Candidaemia in neonatal intensive care unit, Malaysia: a success story
Nord C.E. - Effect of ceftobiprole on the normal human intestinal microflora
  - Antimicrobial resistance in Chinese Clostridium difficile strains
Nordenfelt P. - Biofilm formation is important for Propionibacterium acnes pathogenesis and antibiotic susceptibility
Nordmann P. - First outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae producing KPC2 in France
Norén T. - Heteroresistance to imipenem observed for clinical Clostridium difficile isolates using Etest susceptibility testing
Nørgaard M. - Rising incidence and persistently high mortality of bacteraemia: a15-year population-based study in Denmark
Norouzian D. - Biological and immunological characteristics of a new lipopolysaccharide-based conjugate vaccine for brucellosis
Norrby-Teglund A. - Pathogenicity: what does question the role of PVL?
  - Pathogenic mechanisms of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - Intracellular lifestyle of Streptococcus pyogenes in human macrophages: survival strategies, replication, egress and re-infection
Nosik D. - DNA-based drug against DNA virus infections
Nosik N. - DNA-based drug against DNA virus infections
Noskova V. - Genotypic and phenotypic resistance to reverse transcriptase inhibitors among 102 Cambodian children with AIDS treated with HAART
Notermans D.W. - Epidemiology and control of Qfever in the Netherlands, 20072009
  - Final results of the first pan-European Clostridium difficile infection survey
  - Risk factors and outcome of Clostridium difficile infection due to the four predominant PCR-ribotypes in the Netherlands
  - Evaluation of diagnostic cut-off values of immunoglobulinG antibodies against pertussis toxin
Novais C. - Diversity of hyl plasmids among international CC17 Enterococcus faecium strains, 19922009
  - Plasmid analysis of vancomycin-resistant enterococci isolates from Portuguese poultry and healthy humans
  - Diversity of CTn6000 among enterococci from different ecological niches
Novak P. - Diagnosing fungal infections by mass spectrometry
Novak S. - Antimicrobial resistance in faecal Escherichia coli isolated from calves
Novak R. - Efficacy of two novel antimicrobials, BC-3781 and BC-3205, in a murine MRSA-pneumonia model
Novelli A. - Colistin plus rifampin or other antibiotics in 90 patients with serious MDR Ps.aeruginosa or A.baumannii infection
Novohradska S. - Drug susceptibility and virulence factors in Candida glabrata mutants deficient in proteins involved in histone modification
Nowotny N. - Benzodiazepines and cannabinoids lead to enhanced susceptibility and severity of orthopoxvirus infection
Nozawa I. - Efficacy of garenoxacin, a desF (6) quinolone, in an experimental skin infection model caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in diabetic mice
Nseir S. - Risk of acquiring multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli from prior room occupants
  - Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis
Ntaidou T. - Attributable mortality of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a meta-analysis
Ntinos K. - Miliary TB-mimicking advanced ovarian cancer with osteolytic lesions of the spine
Ntoska P. - Antimicrobial resistance of pathogens in hospitalized children with urinary tract infection in Greece
Nucleo E. - Multifocal spreading of an OXA-23-producing Acinetobacter baumannii clone in different Italian clinical settings
Nulens E. - Invitro activity of doripenem, a new carbapenem, against recent Gram-negative clinical isolates from Belgium
Nunes S.F. - Assessment of macrolide and tetracycline resistance phenotypesgenotypes among streptococci isolates from bovine subclinical mastitis
Nuño E. - Clinical features and prognosis of prosthetic joint infection: a multicentre cohort in Andalusia, Spain
Nydegger U. - Comparing conventional identification of bacteria to identification with MALDITOF in a routine clinical setting