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Vaara M. - Limited variety of genetic lineages drive the increase of multidrug resistance among non-invasive pneumococci in southern Finland
Vachet A. - Skin and soft tissue infections due to Staphylococcus aureus producing Panton-Valentine leukocidin toxin in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, northern France, 20042008
Vaerenberg S. - Antibacterials for systemic use in Belgian hospitals
Vagia F. - Macrolide and multidrug resistance in Campylobacter strains from acute gastroenteritis in childhood. Is there an emergency? A5year retrospective review
  - Prevalence and clinical features of respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus lower respiratory disease among children in Greece
Vagiakou E. - Emergence of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in a Greek hospital
Vahabpour R. - Prevalence of HBV Lamivudine-resistance mutations in a cohort of Iranian HBV-infected patients with and without HIV co-infection
  - Designing and biological evaluation of single-cycle replicable HIV1 system as a potential vaccine strategy
Vaira D. - Action of novel copper compounds on the viability of Helicobacter pylori
Vakis A. - Infections in patients undergoing craniotomy: first attempt to identify risk factors associated with post-craniotomy meningitis in Greece
Valachis A. - Factors influencing the length of hospitalization of elderly patients with cellulitis
  - Aerosolized in combination with intravenous colistin vs. intravenous colistin in the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a matched casecontrol study
Valbusa M. - Use of ESwab for the detection of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum from genital specimens
Valcheva V. - Molecular genetic analysis of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Bulgaria
Valdivieso C. - Genotypic and phenotypic profiles of Streptococcus mutans in children with and without dental caries
Valencia J. - Clinical features and prognosis of Escherichia coli vertebral osteomyelitis. Adescriptive study of 28cases
Valenti G. - Cross-transmission of Klebsiella pneumoniae in intensive care units: interhospital and intrahospital spread
Valentin-Domelier A.S. - Characteristics of the multi-resistant bacteria that actually diffuse in the Centre region, France, in and out of healthcare institutions
Valentinova M. - Patients' perception about rational use of antibiotics
Valenzuela N. - Phenotypic and molecular characterization of a shigellosis outbreak in Antofagasta, Chile, during the year 2008
Valerio  M. - Does linezolid protect against Clostridium difficile infection in major heart surgery patients?
Valeru S. - Role of toxR on survival strategies of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor
Valesini G. - Usefulness of interferon-gamma release assays for latent tuberculosis screening in patients candidate for TNF therapy
Valinteliene R. - Attitude of healthcare professionals on antibiotic use in Lithuanian general and nursing hospitals qualitative study
Valla D. - Comparative epidemiology of faecal carriage of extended-spectrum lactamase-producing enterobacteria in 2 hospitals specialized in liver diseases in Egypt and in France
Vallefuoco L. - Correlates and prognostic value of hepatitisC virus core antigen serum levels during chronic infection and treatment
Vallés J. - Catheter-related bloodstream infections among VINCat hospitals: the impact outside the ICU
Valliani A. - Helicobacter pylori infection: association with blood group, demographics and life style in a Pakistani population
van Altena R. - First outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tuberculosis care facility in the Netherlands
van Assen S. - High rate of non-response and relapse associated with peginterferon-alfa monotherapy for the treatment of acute hepatitisC in HIV-infected patients
van Baarle D. - High rate of non-response and relapse associated with peginterferon-alfa monotherapy for the treatment of acute hepatitisC in HIV-infected patients
Van Bambeke F. - Phagocytic activity and production of reactive oxygen species in J774 mouse macrophages exposed to increasing concentrations of oritavancin: comparison with vancomycin and azithromycin
  - Pharmacodynamic evaluation of the intracellular activity of tobramycin, doripenem, levofloxacin, and colistin towards Pseudomonas aeruginosa after phagocytosis by human THP1 macrophages
van Belkum A. - Raman spectroscopy to determine endogenous or exogenous Staphylococcus aureus surgical-site infection of dermatology patients
  - External quality assessment of genotyping techniques for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - External quality assessment of molecular diagnostics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - The humoral immune response of infants to potential vaccine candidates of Moraxella catarrhalis
van Benthem B.H. - Risk factors and outcome of Clostridium difficile infection due to the four predominant PCR-ribotypes in the Netherlands
  - Prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria and Clostridium difficile in Dutch hospitals, 20072009
  - Final results of the first pan-European Clostridium difficile infection survey
  - Surveillance and epidemiology of surgical site infections after cardiothoracic surgery in the Netherlands, 20022007
van Bodegraven A.A. - IS-pro: high-throughput molecular fingerprinting of the intestinal microbiota
Van Cauwenbergh I. - Use of MALDITOFMS for species identification of Bacteroides and parabacteroides clinical isolates
  - Rapid identification of coagulase negative staphylococci by MALDITOFMS in a clinical lab
van de Bovenkamp J.H. - Development and clinical evaluation of a multiplex real-time PCR for the detection of bacterial gastroenteritis
van de Sande H. - Healthcare-associated infection surveillance in nursing homes in the Netherlands
van de Sande-Bruinsma N. - Rapid increase of antimicrobial-resistant Gram-negative pathogens in Europe
van de Veerdonk F.L. - Inhibition of the inflammasome is a component of immunoparalysis in Gram-negative sepsis
  - Nalp3 and ASC are not required for caspase1 mediated antifungal host defence in disseminated candidiasis
van de Vosse E. - Functional IL10 and IL12B polymorphisms are associated with persistent Candidaspp. bloodstream infection
Van de Vyver K. - Impact of antiseptic based oral care on rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care unit patients: a meta-analysis
Van De Vyvere M. - Invitro activity of doripenem, a new carbapenem, against recent Gram-negative clinical isolates from Belgium
van den Berkmortel F. - Evaluation of asymptomatic transmission and impact of control measures in contacts of a patient with Marburg haemorrhagic fever in 2008 in the Netherlands
van den Brule A. - Comparison of different bacterial DNA isolation methods to accelerate differentiation of Staphylococcus aureus from coagulase negative staphylococci from blood culture material
  - Development and clinical evaluation of a multiplex real-time PCR for the detection of bacterial gastroenteritis
Van den Ende J. - Computer-assisted diagnosis of fever in travellers
van der Ende A. - Pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia, serotype distribution and potential vaccine coverage in the Netherlands
van der Hoek W. - Epidemiology and control of Qfever in the Netherlands, 20072009
  - The use of a geographic information system to identify a goat dairy farm as the most likely source of an urban Qfever outbreak
van der Kooi T.I. - Prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria and Clostridium difficile in Dutch hospitals, 20072009
van der Linden M. - Immunization with the 7valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children leads to herd immunity among adults in Germany
  - Temporal variations among invasive pneumococcal disease serotypes in children and adults and pneumococcal vaccine coverages in Germany from 1992 to 2008
van der Mee-Marquet N. - Characteristics of the multi-resistant bacteria that actually diffuse in the Centre region, France, in and out of healthcare institutions
  - New insight in Streptococcus agalactiae phylogeny provided by multilocus sequence typing in comparison with multilocus enzyme electrophoresis
van der Meer J. - Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the PTX3 gene do not affect susceptibility to meningococcal disease but influence plasma concentrations during meningococcal septic shock
  - Searching for an ideal clinical microbiologist IDperspective
  - Functional IL10 and IL12B polymorphisms are associated with persistent Candidaspp. bloodstream infection
  - Genetic variants of dectin1 and susceptibility to infections with Candidaspp.
  - Inhibition of the inflammasome is a component of immunoparalysis in Gram-negative sepsis
  - Genetic analysis of pattern recognition receptors links a functional polymorphism in the gene for CD14 to susceptibility for meningococcal septic shock
van der Mei H.C. - Effect of disinfection and drying on biofilm formation by bacteria and yeasts isolated from contaminated endoscopes
van der Poll T. - Receptor for advanced glycation end-products is protective during murine tuberculosis
van der Velden W. - Genetic variants of dectin1 and susceptibility to infections with Candidaspp.
van der Windt G. - Receptor for advanced glycation end-products is protective during murine tuberculosis
van der Zwaluw K. - Multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium in the Netherlands
  - First outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tuberculosis care facility in the Netherlands
van Deuren M. - Genetic analysis of pattern recognition receptors links a functional polymorphism in the gene for CD14 to susceptibility for meningococcal septic shock
  - Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the PTX3 gene do not affect susceptibility to meningococcal disease but influence plasma concentrations during meningococcal septic shock
van Dissel J.T. - Evaluation of asymptomatic transmission and impact of control measures in contacts of a patient with Marburg haemorrhagic fever in 2008 in the Netherlands
  - Functional IL10 and IL12B polymorphisms are associated with persistent Candidaspp. bloodstream infection
  - Final results of the first pan-European Clostridium difficile infection survey
van Dommelen L. - Alarmingly poor performance in Chlamydia trachomatis point-of-care testing
  - Surprising change in diagnosis and treatment of focal liver lesion
van Duynhoven Y. - Epidemiology and control of Qfever in the Netherlands, 20072009
van Eck van der Sluijs A. - The clinical outcome of intravascular cathetertip colonization with Gram-negative micro-organisms in patients without preceding bacteraemia
Van Eldere J. - Invitro activity of doripenem, a new carbapenem, against recent Gram-negative clinical isolates from Belgium
  - Clinical implications related to NTHI: from treatment to potential prevention
  - The integrated diagnostic platform
  - Impact of EUCAST breakpoints on susceptibility levels of nosocomial Gram-negatives in Belgium
van Essen-Zandbergen A. - pMLST typing of IncI1 plasmids in E.coli and S.enterica isolates derived from animals and humans
  - First report of the plasmid-mediated quinolone-resistant gene qnrB5/19 on a 40 kb IncR plasmid in Escherichia coli, isolated from veal calves
van Gennip M. - Visualization of invivo biofilm developing on silicone implants and the interaction with the cellular response
  - Synergistic antimicrobial efficacy of furanone C30 and tobramycin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an intraperitoneal foreign-body infection mouse model
van Hannen E.J. - Comparison of DNA extraction and real-time PCR methods for the detection of Coxiella burnetii
van Herk C.M. - Development and clinical evaluation of a multiplex real-time PCR for the detection of bacterial gastroenteritis
van Kinschot C. - Risk factors for endemic Clostridium difficile infections in an academic hospital in the Netherlands
  - Risk factors and outcome of Clostridium difficile infection due to the four predominant PCR-ribotypes in the Netherlands
van Leengoed L.A. - Emerging Clostridium difficile infections in neonatal piglets in the Netherlands
van Leeuwen W. - External quality assessment of molecular diagnostics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - External quality assessment of genotyping techniques for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
van Leeuwen H.J. - ICU mortality, in-hospital mortality as well as long-term follow-up outcomes are significantly improved in HIV-infected patients admitted to ICU in the HAART era
van Leeuwen W. - Raman spectroscopy to determine endogenous or exogenous Staphylococcus aureus surgical-site infection of dermatology patients
van Lelyveld S.F. - ICU mortality, in-hospital mortality as well as long-term follow-up outcomes are significantly improved in HIV-infected patients admitted to ICU in the HAART era
Van Lint M. - Usefulness of galactomannan testing in broncoalveolar lavage fluid for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in HSCT recipients
Van Loon A. - Is there a role for CRP or PCT as inflammatory parameters in the management of outpatients with community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections?
van Luit M. - Multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium in the Netherlands
van Mansfeld R. - Two prevalent Pseudomonas aeruginosa genotypes are unique in Dutch patients with cystic fibrosis and absent in other patient populations
van Niekerk N. - The diagnostic utility of lytA real-time PCR in sputum and nasopharyngeal swabs for pneumococcal pneumonia and colonization in HIV-infected adults
Van Rostenberghe H. - Candidaemia in neonatal intensive care unit, Malaysia: a success story
van Schaik W. - Transfer of a putative hyaluronidase hylEfm and distribution of its putative pathogenicity island in different Enterococcus faecium isolates
van Setten P.A. - Impact of rapid PCR detection of enteroviruses in spinal fluid in children with meningitis
van Straten M. - Changing traditional diagnostic medical bacteriology into a lean-automated workflow
van Strijp J.A. - The structure of the cell wall polysaccharide of Enterococcus faecalis is critical for evasion of complement deposition by the lectin pathway
van Thielen M. - Genetic analysis of pattern recognition receptors links a functional polymorphism in the gene for CD14 to susceptibility for meningococcal septic shock
van Tiel F.H. - Alarmingly poor performance in Chlamydia trachomatis point-of-care testing
van Zandbergen G. - High-level fluorescence labelling of Gram-positive pathogens
van Zanten E. - Optimizing the workflow in a diagnostic laboratory by combining an internally controlled parasitical real-time PCR with an internally controlled enteric real-time PCR for simultaneous detection of both parasitic and bacterial pathogens in faecal samples
van Zoelen M.A.D. - Receptor for advanced glycation end-products is protective during murine tuberculosis
van Zwet A.A. - Impact of rapid PCR detection of enteroviruses in spinal fluid in children with meningitis
Vanaga I. - Aetiology and cerebrospinal fluid findings in aseptic meningitis
Vancheeswaran R. - SMART-COP in severe pneumonia is it as smart as it seems?
  - Pneumococcal bacteraemia serotypes and immunization status in a district general hospital in the United Kingdom
Vandaele E. - Dynamic pattern and genotypic diversity of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in healthy kindergarten children
Vandamme P. - Isolation of Ralstonia insidiosa from cystic fibrosis patients in a Turkish university hospital
Vandenberg O. - Evaluation of the Immunocard Stat! Campy for detection of Campylobacter: a routine laboratory perspective
Vandenbroucke-Grauls C. - Rapid detection of pathogens in sepsis: molecular techniques versus culture
Vandendriessche S. - Frequency of PVL-positive community-associated MRSA and livestock-associated MRSA among patients in Belgian acute-care hospitals
Vandenesch F. - The impact of Panton-Valentine leukocidin on the patogenicity of Staphylococcus aureus USA300 in rabbit skin infection model
  - Usefulness of a microarray method for the diagnosis of bone and joint infections directly on clinical samples: a new application of Proveit sepsis
  - Antibiotics effect on S.aureus adhesion to human fibronectin
  - Protective effect of daptomycin and rifampicin on osteoblast-like cells bearing intracellular Staphylococcus aureus
  - Evaluation of the efficacy of anti-staphylococcal human therapies in a severe PVL pneumonia model
  - Microarray analysis and antibiotic susceptibility patterns among 131 Staphylococcus aureus causing infective endocarditis in France in 2008
  - Bacterial identification by Axima Saramis SirWeb MALDITOFMS: application in a clinical routine laboratory
Vanderstraeten A. - Is there a role for CRP or PCT as inflammatory parameters in the management of outpatients with community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections?
  - Sensitivity of both PCR and serology for diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae in a primary care setting
  - Usefulness of sputum Gram stain and culture for S.pneumoniae and Haemophilusspp. in the aetiologic diagnosis of community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections and predictive value of serum PCT levels for these bacterial LRTI
VanDeWall H. - Lack of serotonin syndrome among Veteran Affairs patients receiving linezolid
Vandoorslaer K. - Rapid identification of coagulase negative staphylococci by MALDITOFMS in a clinical lab
  - Use of MALDITOFMS for species identification of Bacteroides and parabacteroides clinical isolates
  - Identification of Campylobacter isolates by MALDITOFMS
Vang L. - Uninfected children born to HIV-infected mothers: no evidence of impaired immune function at 15 months of age
Vanhems P. - Ventilator-associated pneumonia rates in 12 intensive care units between 1995 and 2006, Lyon, France
  - Influenza like illness syndromes in an acute care geriatric unit in Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France during 5 seasons
Vankerckhoven V. - The European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption: point prevalence survey of antimicrobial prescriptions in 270 European nursing homes
  - The European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC) survey of wound prevalence and antibiotic use in 270 European nursing homes in 2009
  - Systemic antifungal therapy in European hospitals. Data from the ESAC point prevalence surveys 2008 and 2009
  - The ESAC point prevalence survey: antimicrobial prescribing in 2 age groups of elderly patients from 49 hospitals in 28 European countries in 2008
  - Impact of medical care and coordination on antibiotic policy and consumption: data of the European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC) nursing home subproject
  - European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption: outpatient systemic antiviral use in Europe
  - Antibiotic consumption in 30 French nursing homes: a point prevalence study from the European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption nursing home subproject
  - The European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption: point prevalence survey of antimicrobial prescriptions in 116 Belgian nursing homes
  - Infection control resources in European nursing homes and their relation to antibiotic use: data of the European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC) Nursing Home subproject
Varahram F. - Risk factors of death among hospitalized patients with tuberculosis: a report from Iran
Vardakas K. - Characteristics and outcomes of intensive care unit patients with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteraemia
  - Vancomycin for the treatment of patients with Gram-positive infections: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Varela C. - Evolution of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated at a community healthcare centre in Spain
Vasconcellos F. - The anti-aggregation protein dispersin is not involved in the establishment of the diffuse and non-characteristic adherence patterns of Escherichia coli on HEp2 cells
Vasickova P. - Phylogenetic analysis of hepatitisE virus isolates originated from Czech patients
Vasilaki O. - Invitro activity of tigecycline against multi-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates
Vasileuskaya-Schulz Z. - Multilocus sequence analysis of Stenotrophomonasspp. and delineation of S.maltophilia
Vatopoulos A. - Emergence of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in a Greek hospital
Vaucel J. - Methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus belonging to clonal lineage ST398: animal and human prevalence, human clinical impact in France
Vauloup-Fellous C. - Multicentre evaluation of the CMV IgM assay on the family of Access immunoassay systems
Vaz F. - Characteristics of longitudinal oropharyngeal asymptomatic colonization and of multicolonizaton by different strains of groupA streptococci from Portugal
Vazquez L. - Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of outpatients with influenza-like illness during influenzaA H1N1 pandemic in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Vazquez S. - Neoscytalidium spp. superficial infections in Madrid
Vázquez Corzo S. - Continue active transmission foci of VEEV activity in coastal areas of Chiapas, Mexico
Veenendaal D. - Changing traditional diagnostic medical bacteriology into a lean-automated workflow
Veenstra T. - The use of a geographic information system to identify a goat dairy farm as the most likely source of an urban Qfever outbreak
Vega L. - Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of mycoplasmas isolated from male urethral exudates in a Spanish hospital
Vega S. - Comparative evaluation of a new commercial method Vitek2 vs. CLSI M38-A2 reference method for susceptibility testing of antifungal agents against filamentous fungi
Veide S. - Prevalence study on antibiotic consumption in Latvian general practitioners
Velasco C. - Effect of qnrA, qnrB and qnrS on the invivo activity of fluoroquinolones
Velasco M. - Bloodstream infections due to Escherichia coli and Klebsiellaspp. producing extended-spectrum lactamase: factors influencing adequacy and mortality
Velasco E. - Hospitalized cancer patients with severe infections due to the novel influenzaA (H1N1) in Brazil
Velasco C. - Long-term control of endemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary centre: a segmented regression analysis of a stepwise approach
Velasco M. - Causes and risk factors of poor outcome in patients with non-severe community-acquired pneumonia
Velasco E. - Is there any factor prompting early central venous catheters removal from cancer patients with candidaemia?
Velayati A. - Risk factors of death among hospitalized patients with tuberculosis: a report from Iran
Velazquez-Meza M.E. - Molecular epidemiological surveillance of Streptococcus pneumoniae: 19982009 in Monterrey, Mexico
Veldman K. - pMLST typing of IncI1 plasmids in E.coli and S.enterica isolates derived from animals and humans
Veldman-Ariesen M-J. - Healthcare-associated infection surveillance in nursing homes in the Netherlands
Velez Edwards D.R. - Functional IL10 and IL12B polymorphisms are associated with persistent Candidaspp. bloodstream infection
Vellekoop M.J. - Bacterial detection with a microfluidic reactor for polymerase chain reaction
Vellema P. - The use of a geographic information system to identify a goat dairy farm as the most likely source of an urban Qfever outbreak
  - Epidemiology and control of Qfever in the Netherlands, 20072009
Velonakis E.N. - A Campylobacter jejuni outbreak investigation in Crete, Greece: indications for waterborne spread
Venditti M. - Insights in Staphylococcus aureus strains from bacteraemia and infective endocarditis in Italy
Venditti C. - Emergence in Rome of an ertapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae clone ST37, carrying a novel OmpK36 porin variant
Venditti M. - Emergence in Rome of an ertapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae clone ST37, carrying a novel OmpK36 porin variant
Venier A.G. - National nosocomial infections surveillance network in intensive care units, France, 20042008
  - Antibiotic stewardship programmes: national recommendations, public release of structure and process indicator and practical implementation in south-western French hospitals, 20052008
Venturelli C. - Emergence of Escherichia coli isolates producing metallo-lactamase VIM1 in Italy
  - Insights in Staphylococcus aureus strains from bacteraemia and infective endocarditis in Italy
Vepsäläinen K. - Hospital-associated infections in children a prospective international multicentre post-discharge follow-up study
Veramei I. - Cerebrospinal fluid Dlactate concentration in patients with bacterial and viral meningitis
Verdaguer R. - Epidemiology, clinical features, and outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia in patients with liver cirrhosis
  - Bacterial meningitis due to pericraneal fistula in adults: thirty years of experience
  - Clinical features and outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia due to Haemophilus influenzae
Verdasquera D. - Diagnosis and screening for congenital CMV infection in pregnant women in Cuba as prognostic markers of congenital cytomegalovirus in newborns
Vergison A. - Dynamic pattern and genotypic diversity of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in healthy kindergarten children
Vergne R. - Application of the rapid detection system for M.tuberculosis complex and rifampicin resistance Xpert MTB/RIF in decontaminated respiratory specimens, non-respiratory specimens and cultures
Verhaegen J. - Comparison of 4 different commercial identification methods and antibiotic susceptibility testing on clinical relevant coryneform bacteria
  - Impact of EUCAST breakpoints on susceptibility levels of nosocomial Gram-negatives in Belgium
Verhaegh S.J. - The humoral immune response of infants to potential vaccine candidates of Moraxella catarrhalis
Verheij T. - Is there a role for CRP or PCT as inflammatory parameters in the management of outpatients with community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections?
  - Usefulness of sputum Gram stain and culture for S.pneumoniae and Haemophilusspp. in the aetiologic diagnosis of community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections and predictive value of serum PCT levels for these bacterial LRTI
  - Sensitivity of both PCR and serology for diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae in a primary care setting
Verhoye E. - Comparison of 4 different commercial identification methods and antibiotic susceptibility testing on clinical relevant coryneform bacteria
Verlander N. - A review of the epidemiology, risk factors and strain characteristics of Clostridium difficile among hospitalized patients: a pilot nested casecontrol study
Vernant J. - Longitudinal study of BK virus infection in adult allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant
Vernaz N. - Implementing antimicrobial stewardship and control of antibiotic prescription to decrease MRSA in the intensive care unit
  - Antimicrobial stewardship improves appropriateness of antimicrobial therapy prescription in a neurosurgical unit
  - Efficacy and efficiency of a restrictive antibiotic policy on MRSA in the intensive care unit
  - Modelling the impact of antibiotic use on antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli using population-based data from a large hospital and its surrounding community
Verschraegen G. - Invitro activity of doripenem, a new carbapenem, against recent Gram-negative clinical isolates from Belgium
  - Impact of EUCAST breakpoints on susceptibility levels of nosocomial Gram-negatives in Belgium
Versteeg D. - The first carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains in the Netherlands are associated with international travel
Verweij P. - Impact of CYP51A mutations associated with azole-resistance on invitro growth rates and invivo virulence of clinical Aspergillus fumigatus isolates
  - Clinical impact of azole resistance
Vezali E. - Pregnancy outcome in women with chronic hepatitisB virus infection the value of serum HBsAg quantification
  - HBV-DNA presence in cord blood does not reduce the efficacy of the immunoprophylaxis schedule in neonates of HBeAg-negative chronic HBV-infected women
  - Current vaccination coverage against hepatitisB in pregnant women in Greece: far from the ideal target
Veziris N. - Imipenem or meropenem plus clavulanate combination improves survival of mice infected with M.tuberculosis
  - Detection by genotype MTBDRsl test of complex resistance mechanisms to second-line drugs and ethambutol in multidrug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Viagi B. - Colistin plus rifampin or other antibiotics in 90 patients with serious MDR Ps.aeruginosa or A.baumannii infection
Viasus D. - Clinical features and outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia due to Haemophilus influenzae
  - Epidemiology, clinical features, and outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia in patients with liver cirrhosis
Vicente E. - Intracellular penetration capacity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug-resistant isolates using a murine macrophage model
Vicente  M.R. - First isolation of catalase-negative Staphylococcus aureus from cerebrospinal fluid: case report and review
Viciana P. - Optimization of antiretroviral treatment of HIV-patients with viral loads below 1,000 copies/mL based on genotyping data
Vicioso M.D. - Oral lactam activity against recent (November2008June2009) penicillin non-susceptible serotype19A Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Spain
Vidaillac C. - Activity of daptomycin, vancomycin and moxifloxacin alone or in combination with clarithromycin or rifampicin in a novel invitro model of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm
  - Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Staphylococcus aureus isolates collected in 2008 at a Detroit medical centre
  - Evaluation of vancomycin and oxacillin combination against mecA positive vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) and heterogenous VISA with varying oxacillin susceptibility
Vidal F. - The role of iron transport in the activity of the siderophore sulfactam BAL30072 against Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Viera J. - Diagnosis and screening for congenital CMV infection in pregnant women in Cuba as prognostic markers of congenital cytomegalovirus in newborns
Vila J. - Biofilm formation by Acinetobacterspp. in the airliquid and solidliquid interphases
  - Quinolones induce a decrease in kidney colonization of uropathogenic Escherichia coli associated with a decrease in Pfimbria production
  - Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of resistance of Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
  - Escherichia coli clinical isolates causing febrile urinary tract infection. Invivo acquisition of a pathogenicity island
  - Fluoroquinolone-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium has decreased intracellular survival in macrophages
Vila-Corcoles A. - Evolution of serotype distribution of pneumococcal infections among children in the region of Tarragona, Spain, 20022008
Vilaichone R. - Proteomic analysis of Helicobacter pylori ATCC 43504 biofilms
Vilela C.L. - Assessment of macrolide and tetracycline resistance phenotypesgenotypes among streptococci isolates from bovine subclinical mastitis
Villa L. - High prevalence of qnr genes in Escherichia coli from healthy animals in Nigeria
Villadsen J. - Laboratory identification of healthcare-associated and community-associated MRSA strains using SCCmec Evigene
Villahermosa M.L. - Multiplex assay for simultaneous typing of influenzaA viruses and subtyping into H1N1 and H3N2, including novel 2009 swine origin influenzaA H1N1 using a microarray-based platform
Villalba M. - Caspase3 activation induces cleavage of tau protein in neurons infected with herpes simplex virus type1
Villamayor L. - Risk factors for microbiological contamination in allografts
Villani P. - Pharmacokinetic evaluation of intravenous colistin following two different dose regimens in multidrug-resistant infections
Villar J. - Are antibiotic impregnated cement spacers safe in the treatment of two-stage orthopaedic revision surgery?
Vindel A. - Emergence and characterization of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Canary Islands, Spain, 20032008
  - Invivo evolution of a single ST247-MRSAI clone recovered over 13 years from a cystic fibrosis patient: variation in the spa-type and immunogenicity
Vingre I. - Clinical course and microbiology of diphtheria in Latvia
Vingsbo Lundberg C. - The choice of murine infection model and the immune status of the mice has an impact on the pharmacodynamics of dicloxacillin against Staphylococcus aureus infection
Vinuesa T. - HBV infection in immigrant population in Barcelona, Spain. Immune tolerant phase and description of an atypical serological pattern
Vinuesa-García D. - Effectiveness of tenofovir-abacavir containing HAART in pretreated HIV1 infected patients
Vio K. - Caspase3 activation induces cleavage of tau protein in neurons infected with herpes simplex virus type1
Viollier E.H. - Development and evaluation of automated sample preparation for bacterial identification with MALDITOFMS
Virolainen A. - Limited variety of genetic lineages drive the increase of multidrug resistance among non-invasive pneumococci in southern Finland
Visca P. - Distribution of putative iron-utilization genes in European clinical strains of Acinetobacter baumannii
Viscoli C. - Usefulness of galactomannan testing in broncoalveolar lavage fluid for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in HSCT recipients
  - Efficacy and safety of high-dose daptomycin in Staphylococcus aureus infections
Visser C. - Setting a new improved standard for quantization of bacterial growth using the InoqulA
Vitale M. - Antimicrobial drug susceptibility and mecA finding in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus spp. from canine pyoderma
Vivancos R. - Antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella infections associated with foreign travel
Vlachos G. - HBV-DNA presence in cord blood does not reduce the efficacy of the immunoprophylaxis schedule in neonates of HBeAg-negative chronic HBV-infected women
Vlaes L. - Evaluation of the Immunocard Stat! Campy for detection of Campylobacter: a routine laboratory perspective
Vlahovic-Palcevski V. - The impact of educational campaign on public attitudes towards antibiotics
Vlaspolder F. - Evaluation of VCA IgM and ZEBRA IgM assays in diagnosing acute status of EBV-infection
Voets G. - The first carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains in the Netherlands are associated with international travel
Vogel V. - Local acquisition of methicillin-resistance in predominant Staphylococcus aureus clones of western Switzerland
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