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Wagenaar J. - First report of the plasmid-mediated quinolone-resistant gene qnrB5/19 on a 40 kb IncR plasmid in Escherichia coli, isolated from veal calves
Wagner M. - A novel real-time PCR assay for specific detection and quantification of Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis in milk with the inherent possibility of differentiation between viable and dead cells
Wagner-Eibel U. - Genetic fingerprints of phenotypic different Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains from cystic fibrosis patients with DiversiLab rep-PCR analysis
  - Trends of resistance in Helicobacter pylori isolates in Austria, 20042008
  - Rapid and accurate identification of clinical Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolates with MALDITOFMS
Wahab F. - Helicobacter pylori infection: association with blood group, demographics and life style in a Pakistani population
Wahala P. - Detection of Leptospira by PCR and comparison of different methods for early diagnosis of leptospirosis
Wain J. - Antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella infections associated with foreign travel
Waitschies B. - Hand hygiene in paediatric and neonatological intensive care unit patients: determination of daily indications and indication and profession-specific analysis of the compliance
Walker B. - Comparison of MRSA detection by Xpert MRSA test, Xpert MRSA/SA nasal test and culture
Wallace P. - External quality assessment of genotyping techniques for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  - External quality assessment of molecular diagnostics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Wallin R. - Intracellular lifestyle of Streptococcus pyogenes in human macrophages: survival strategies, replication, egress and re-infection
Wallis G.L. - Purification and characterization of an anti-pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide IgG antibody preparation
Walsh T. - Recent epidemic emergence of blaNDM1 metallo-lactamase in enteric organisms from India is mostly linked to A/C plasmids
Walsh M. - Decontamination of sink wastes and traps is associated with a reduction in Gram-negative sepsis in a neonatal intensive care unit
Walsh T. - Molecular characterization of VIM-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae from Scandinavia
Walsh D. - Buruli ulcer disease: epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment
Walsh J. - Implementing peripheral vascular catheter care bundle in a tertiary referral hospital in Dublin, Ireland
Walter S. - Effect of a multifaceted intervention on adherence to hand hygiene among healthcare workers: a cluster randomized trial
Walther S. - Increased antibiotic use in Swedish intensive care units, 19992008
Wang W. - Impacts on antimicrobial consumption in a community hospital by antibiotic stewardship and establishment of an effective informative system a30-month survey
Wang Y. - Direct high-resolution genotyping of Chlamydia trachomatis positive swabs from women in Southampton using ompA and three variable-number tandem repeats
Wang J.T. - Isolation of two genetic loci involved in anti-phagocytosis and pathogenesis in K.pneumoniae through a Dictyostelium model
Wang F-D. - Risk factors and attributable mortality in patients with nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
Wang M. - Eco-epidemiology and complete genome comparison of bat SARS coronavirus in China reveal bats as reservoir for frequent recombination
Wang C. - Bacteraemia caused by non-faecalis, non-faeciumEnterococcus sp. at a medical centre in Taiwan, 20002008
Wang J.T. - treC contributes to biofilm formation and invivo colonization of Klebsiella pneumoniae strains causing pyogenic liver abscess
Wang S. - Cellular immune activation and regulatory mechanisms after influenza vaccination
Wang X. - Coxiella burnetii antigen-stimulated dendritic cells mediate protection against C.burnetii challenge in Balb/c mice
Warachit B. - Antibacterial resistance among Streptococcus pneumoniae from 4 centres in Thailand: results from the Survey of Antibiotic Resistance (SOAR), 20072009
Wareham D. - Combined effect of copper and silver versus multidrug-resistant clones of Acinetobacter baumannii
  - Invitro activity of cefixime combined with clavulanate vs. enterobacterial urinary isolates producing extended-spectrum lactamases
Warner M. - Activity of temocillin against carbapenem-resistant clinical Enterobacteriaceae
  - Activity of ACHN-490 and other aminoglycosides vs. carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae isolated in the United Kingdom
Warszawska J. - Lipocalin 2 is detrimental during murine pneumococcal pneumonia
Wasko I. - Resistance patterns of selected respiratory tract pathogens in Poland (continuation of the Alexander Project)
Wassenberg M.W. - Diagnostic yield and financial consequences of anatomic sites tested using rapid diagnostic tests for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Watkins-Riedel T. - A Clostridium difficile 027 epidemic in a hospital in Vienna, Austria, 20082009
Wawrzynska M. - Lethal photosensitization of Enterococcus using Fotolon, a chlorinee6 derivative
Weaver S. - Continue active transmission foci of VEEV activity in coastal areas of Chiapas, Mexico
Weber W. - No correlation between skin microbial counts after preoperative skin disinfection and surgical site infections
Weber S. - Genetic fingerprinting of MRSA from Abu Dhabi
Wechselberger C. - Novel quantitative point-of-care molecular diagnostic system
Weers-Pothoff G. - Evaluation of a diagnostic algorithm for acute Qfever in an outbreak setting
Wegdam-Blans M. - 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
Wegemann B. - Fundamental improved sample preparation technique for direct and fast analysis of positive blood cultures
  - Automated detection of mixed cultures of micro-organisms using MALDITOFMS
Wegerhoff F. - Identification of clinical isolates using the RiboPrinter system
Wegscheider K. - Rapid identification of bacteria from positive blood culture bottles by MALDITOFMS fingerprinting
Wei Y. - Coxiella burnetii antigen-stimulated dendritic cells mediate protection against C.burnetii challenge in Balb/c mice
Weigand K. - Cytomegalovirus infection after liver transplantation incidence and benefit of ganciclovir prophylaxis
Weightman N. - Investigation of gastrointestinal carriage of multi-resistant Gram-negative bacilli in a population served by a district general hospital
Weinberg J. - Can Web games teach children hygiene and antibiotic resistance? Evaluation of the eBug junior games
Weiner G. - The effect of posaconazole on the pharmacokinetics of midazolam and simvastatin in healthy volunteers
Weintraub A. - Effect of ceftobiprole on the normal human intestinal microflora
  - Antimicrobial resistance in Chinese Clostridium difficile strains
Weir C.J. - Factors associated with outcome and length of parenteral therapy in outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy-treated patients with skin and soft tissue infections
Weishoff-Houben M. - Performance of and knowledge about hand hygiene in medical students
Weiss G. - Pharmacological modification of iron homeostasis by nifedipine affects the course of Salmonella Typhimurium infection
Weiss P. - Invivo assessment of activity of calcium-deficient apatite linezolid drug delivery system versus systemic administration of linezolid in a rabbit osteomyelitis experimental model due to MRSA
Weisser M. - Daptomycin against highly resistant Enterococcus faecium invasive infections
  - Hormographiella aspergillata: an emerging mould in acute leukaemia patients?
Weitzel-Kage D. - The effect of hospital volume on surgical site infection rates following orthopaedic procedures: what seems to be the most appropriate threshold?
Welinder-Olsson C. - Investigation of an outbreak of CTX-M15-producing Escherichia coli of sequence types 131 and 1441 in a neonatal surgical ward: comparison of typing methods
  - Shifts in extended-spectrum lactamase types with increasing prevalence of Escherichia coli producing extended-spectrum lactamase in western Sweden
Welker M. - Elaborate MALDITOFMS-based identification of micro-organisms: the Saramis concept
  - Identification of clinical fungi by MALDITOFMS: how to deal with growth-dependent variability in peak patterns
Weller U. - Speeding up identification of bacteria from urine by the use of an Alifax HB&L Uroquattro incubator followed by Maldi Biotyper identification
  - Two-year experience with MALDITOFMS in a routine microbiology department of a laboratory in Germany
Welte T. - Novel lactams: what makes them different?
Wen B. - Coxiella burnetii antigen-stimulated dendritic cells mediate protection against C.burnetii challenge in Balb/c mice
Wenisch C. - Clinical efficacy of oral vancomycin compared to oral and to intravenous metronidazole in Clostridium difficile infection, 2009
  - First description of successful treatment of multiresistant typhoid fever with tigecycline
  - Mortality and attributable mortality of C.difficile infection in critical ill patients
Wensanthia T. - First report of confirmed cases of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infection in Thailand
Wensing A.J. - High rate of non-response and relapse associated with peginterferon-alfa monotherapy for the treatment of acute hepatitisC in HIV-infected patients
Wenzel T. - Automated detection of mixed cultures of micro-organisms using MALDITOFMS
Werle R. - Infection of a knee joint with Mycobacterium avium in a patient with sarcoidosis
Werner G. - Transfer of a putative hyaluronidase hylEfm and distribution of its putative pathogenicity island in different Enterococcus faecium isolates
Westh H. - SCCmec type VII (former VT) found in Danish ST8-t024-PVLneg CA-MRSA
Westin J. - High mortality following norovirus enteritis in hospitalized elderly patients
  - A rapid aetiologic diagnosis using a multiplex RTPCR panel can reduce antibiotic prescription rate in respiratory tract infections a randomized prospective study
Wever P.C. - Evaluation of a diagnostic algorithm for acute Qfever in an outbreak setting
Wewalka G. - Detection of highly pathogenic bacteria by MALDITOFMS
Wicha W.W. - Efficacy of two novel antimicrobials, BC-3781 and BC-3205, in a murine MRSA-pneumonia model
Widmer A.F. - No correlation between skin microbial counts after preoperative skin disinfection and surgical site infections
  - Pseudo outbreak of Pseudomonas mendocina in stem cell-cultures
  - Multi-resistant pathogens a problem in nosocomial bloodstream infections in patients with haematopoetic cell transplantation? Evaluation of ONKO-KISS data
  - Comparison of the DiversiLab system with spa typing and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for the characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates
  - Stronger correlation between antibiotic consumption and incidence of Clostridium difficile determined by cultures instead of faecal toxin only
  - Surveillance of nosocomial bloodstream infections and pneumonia in patients with haematopoetic cell transplantation (ONKO-KISS data) do patient numbers matter?
Wie S.H. - Disease spectrum and diagnostic usefulness of needle aspiration biopsy in cervical lymphadenopathy
  - Mycobacterium tuberculosis in kidney transplant recipients: a single centre 19-year experience in Korea
Wieczorek P. - Genetic relatedness of Acinetobacter baumannii strains isolated from patients in a university hospital in Bialystok, Poland
Wiedemann B. - Correlation of ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin sesitivity interpretation in Gram-negative bacteria
Wieland C.W. - Receptor for advanced glycation end-products is protective during murine tuberculosis
Wiercinska-Drapalo A. - Is procalcitonin a useful biomarker of severe bacterial infections in HIV-1-infected patients?
Wiersinga J. - First outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tuberculosis care facility in the Netherlands
Wieser A. - Novel combined multiple subunit vaccine protects against extraintestinal pathogenic E.coli
Wiesinger-Mayr H. - Extended-spectrum lactamases and their detection applying on-chip PCR
  - Identification and characterization of blood-derived pathogens within a few hours enabled by DNA microarray assay automation and integration
  - Bacterial detection with a microfluidic reactor for polymerase chain reaction
Wijkmans C. - Epidemiology and control of Qfever in the Netherlands, 20072009
Wilailuckana C. - Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Thailand by SCCmec type, variable number of tandem repeats, and virulence determinants
Wilcox M. - Final results of the first pan-European Clostridium difficile infection survey
  - New treatment aspects of CDI
  - CDI in England in 200809 versus 200708 as determined by The Clostridium difficile Ribotyping Network for England and N. Ireland (CDRN, formerly the CDRNE)
Wilhelmi I. - Neoscytalidium spp. superficial infections in Madrid
Wilkinson T.S. - Relation between 20-kDa polysaccharide and polysaccharide intercellular adhesin of Staphylococcus epidermidis
Wilks M. - Community-onset Clostridium difficile infection in eastern London
Wille J.C. - Surveillance and epidemiology of surgical site infections after cardiothoracic surgery in the Netherlands, 20022007
  - Prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria and Clostridium difficile in Dutch hospitals, 20072009
Willems R. - Ranking the pathogens: a competing-risks model on the effect of ICU-acquired bacteraemia with different pathogens on ICU mortality
  - Two prevalent Pseudomonas aeruginosa genotypes are unique in Dutch patients with cystic fibrosis and absent in other patient populations
Willemse P. - Evaluation of asymptomatic transmission and impact of control measures in contacts of a patient with Marburg haemorrhagic fever in 2008 in the Netherlands
Willemse-Erix D. - Raman spectroscopy to determine endogenous or exogenous Staphylococcus aureus surgical-site infection of dermatology patients
Williams G. - Antimicrobial activity of ceftaroline combined with NXL104 tested against a collection of organisms expressing multiple lactamases
Williams C. - Diagnosis and treatment of Aspergillus biofilms
Williams N. - Non-invasive imaging technologies to monitor bacterial skin infection in rodent models
Williams G. - Spectrum of activity of ceftaroline/NXL104 and lactam comparator agents tested against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying different SCCmec types and Gram-negative bacilli with well-characterized resistance mechanisms
Wilson J. - Modelling the cost-effectiveness of screening and decolonization in the control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Wilson R.G. - The role of Clostridium difficile culture in colo-rectal surgery
Wilson W. - Effect of management interventions on short and long-term mortality in patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections
Wilson J. - The changing epidemiology of MRSA in Scotland
Wind C.M. - 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
Winklehner P.J. - Detection of anaerobic bacteria within 15 minutes
Winner F. - Detection of anaerobic bacteria within 15 minutes
Winnips C. - Safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of intravaginal pentamycin
Winnock M. - Factors associated with severe liver fibrosis in HIV/HCV co-infected patients, ANRS CO13 HEPAVIH cohort
Winter I. - Comparison of ESBL genes from extended-spectrum lactamase carrying Escherichia coli from sewage sludge and human urinary tract infection
Winterfeld I. - C.difficile strain dependency of sporocidal acitivity of disinfectants
Wirsing von Koenig C. - Antibodies to Bordetella pertussis antigens measured in saliva
  - How long after the last vaccine dose can pertussis serology not be used?
Wisniewski W. - Outcomes and costs of previous vancomycin exposure in patients with complicated bacteraemia and infective endocarditis due to MRSA
  - Prior vancomycin exposure and its impact on MRSA-complicated bacteraemia and infective endocarditis-related mortality
  - A novel approach to identify antimicrobial synergy against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Witte W. - Changing proportions of clonal lineages of CA-MRSA in Germany, 20062009
  - Chip-calorimetric evaluation of the efficacy of antibiotics and bacteriophages
Witteck A. - MRSA admission screening much ado about nothing?
Wittmer A. - Foodborne enterococci in oral biofilm: an invivo human study
Wittwer M. - Gene expression studies on the effect of dexamethasone in infant rats with pneumococcal meningitis
Woitzek K. - Correlation of the bacterial aetiology with initial procalcitonin levels and duration of antibiotic therapy in lower respiratory tract infections
Wojtas I. - Primary Helicobacter pylori resistance to antimicrobial agents in southern Poland
Wolf A. - Chip-calorimetric evaluation of the efficacy of antibiotics and bacteriophages
Wolff M. - Panobacumab adjunctive immuno-therapy for Pseudomonas aeruginosa hospital-acquired pneumonia versus a cohort group
Wolffs P. - Comparison of different bacterial DNA isolation methods to accelerate differentiation of Staphylococcus aureus from coagulase negative staphylococci from blood culture material
Wolkewitz M. - High burden of S.aureus bloodstream infections in European hospitals, irrespective of methicillin susceptibility
Wolska K.I. - The influence of oleanolic and ursolic acids on biofilm formation and hydrophobicity of bacteria
  - The effect of silver and gold nanoparticles on several bacterial species
Wolters M. - Rapid identification of bacteria from positive blood culture bottles by MALDITOFMS fingerprinting
Wolz C. - High-level fluorescence labelling of Gram-positive pathogens
Wong C.K. - Modulatory effects of antimicrobials on the expression of Panton-Valentine leucocidin gene in community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Wong T. - Increasing vancomycin and daptomycin minimum inhibitory concentrations in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus blood isolates from a Canadian inner-city hospital
Wong M. - The diagnostic utility of lytA real-time PCR in sputum and nasopharyngeal swabs for pneumococcal pneumonia and colonization in HIV-infected adults
Woo P.C. - Eco-epidemiology and complete genome comparison of bat SARS coronavirus in China reveal bats as reservoir for frequent recombination
Woo B. - Lack of serotonin syndrome among Veteran Affairs patients receiving linezolid
Woodford N. - Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: genes, plasmids and clones
  - How big is the threat in the outpatient setting?
  - Imported raw chicken meat as a potential reservoir for ESBL-producing Escherichia coli in the United Kingdom
  - Activity of ACHN-490 and other aminoglycosides vs. carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae isolated in the United Kingdom
  - Activity of temocillin against carbapenem-resistant clinical Enterobacteriaceae
Woodrow K. - The value of real-time monitoring of the comprehensive Clostridium difficile infection containment programme and impact of rise in clindamycin usage (daily defined doses)
Woods C.W. - Multicentre evaluation of laboratory work time and cost for real-time PCR tests for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus compared to microbiological culture
Woodward M.J. - Plasmid mediated antimicrobial resistance. Characterizing extended-spectrum lactamases in E.coli isolated from cattle
Woolley I. - Incidence of influenza, dengue and Japanese encephalitis in Australian travellers visiting South and south-eastern Asia
Wootton M. - Clonal composition and antimicrobial resistance of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus in Wales
Wöran A. - A model system for genetic analysis of biofilm formation during catheter-associated urinary tract infections
Worthington T. - Comparison of PCR ribotyping and an optimized random amplification of polymorphic DNA protocols for genotyping of Clostridium difficile produces profiles similar in discriminatory power and reproducibility
Worthington P. - Purification and characterization of an anti-pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide IgG antibody preparation
Wren M. - CDI in England in 200809 versus 200708 as determined by The Clostridium difficile Ribotyping Network for England and N. Ireland (CDRN, formerly the CDRNE)
Wrenn C. - Epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in an Irish tertiary care hospital
Wright R. - Improved pharmacokinetics of the novel oxazolidinone antibiotic torezolid phosphate compared to linezolid in healthy subjects
Wright C.L. - Point-of-use water filters reduce contamination by opportunistic Gram-negative bacteria present in the water distribution system of a haematology ward
Wright R. - Bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of torezolid phosphate after intravenous administration in healthy subjects
Wroblewska M.M. - Aetiology of eye infections in hospitalized ophthalmological patients
Wrzyszcz E. - Rapid identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacterial strains from positive blood cultures with combination system Bactec/SST/Phoenix
Ws Yapa S. - Pulmonary pharmacokinetics of the prodrug colistin methanesulphonate and formed colistin following pulmonary administration of the prodrug in rats
Wu M.C. - treC contributes to biofilm formation and invivo colonization of Klebsiella pneumoniae strains causing pyogenic liver abscess
Wu C.H. - Safety of vaccination with 7valent conjugated pneumococcal vaccine among HIV-infected adult patients
Wu C. - Clinical presentations of echovirus 6 and 9 infections among neonates, younger and older children in Taiwan
Wu S. - Antimicrobial resistance in Chinese Clostridium difficile strains
Wüppenhorst N. - First description of carbapenem non-susceptible K.pneumoniae isolates from Germany harbouring the OXA-48 carbapenemase
Würzner R. - Antibiotic-associated haemorrhagic colitis caused by Klebsiella oxytoca
  - Reduced IgG antibody avidity in organ transplant recipients after varicella-zoster-virus vaccination
  - Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Tyrol (Austria) a prevalence survey with genetical characterization
  - Antibody dynamics after tick-borne encephalitis and MeaslesMumpsRubella vaccination in children post early thymectomy
Wybo I. - Identification of Campylobacter isolates by MALDITOFMS
  - Use of MALDITOFMS for species identification of Bacteroides and parabacteroides clinical isolates
  - Rapid identification of coagulase negative staphylococci by MALDITOFMS in a clinical lab
Wydler M. - Comparing conventional identification of bacteria to identification with MALDITOF in a routine clinical setting
Wyen C. - Differences between healthy volunteers and HIV-infected patients in the activities of CYP3A, CYP2D6 and Pglycoprotein