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Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control

Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 1/2018

Ausgabe 1/2018

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 158 Artikel )

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Economic burden of nosocomial infections caused by vancomycin-resistant enterococci

Laura Puchter, Iris Freya Chaberny, Frank Schwab, Ralf-Peter Vonberg, Franz-Christoph Bange, Ella Ebadi

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthcare associated infection and its risk factors among patients admitted to a tertiary hospital in Ethiopia: longitudinal study

Solomon Ali, Melkamu Birhane, Sisay Bekele, Gebre Kibru, Lule Teshager, Yonas Yilma, Yesuf Ahmed, Netsanet Fentahun, Henok Assefa, Mulatu Gashaw, Esayas Kebede Gudina

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

High prevalence of ESBL-Producing E. coli in private and shared latrines in an informal urban settlement in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Stefan Erb, Lauren D’Mello-Guyett, Hamisi M. Malebo, Robert M. Njee, Fatuma Matwewe, Jeroen Ensink, Vladimira Hinic, Andreas Widmer, Reno Frei

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reducing unnecessary culturing: a systems approach to evaluating urine culture ordering and collection practices among nurses in two acute care settings

Robert Redwood, Mary Jo Knobloch, Daniela C. Pellegrini, Matthew J. Ziegler, Michael Pulia, Nasia Safdar

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Endemic carbapenem-nonsusceptible Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex in intensive care units of the national referral hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia

Yulia Rosa Saharman, Anis Karuniawati, Rudyanto Sedono, Dita Aditianingsih, Pratiwi Sudarmono, Wil H. F. Goessens, Corné H. W. Klaassen, Henri A. Verbrugh, Juliëtte A. Severin

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Management and investigation of a Serratia marcescens outbreak in a neonatal unit in Switzerland – the role of hand hygiene and whole genome sequencing

Walter Zingg, Isabelle Soulake, Damien Baud, Benedikt Huttner, Riccardo Pfister, Gesuele Renzi, Didier Pittet, Jacques Schrenzel, Patrice Francois

01.12.2018 | Guidelines article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on use of medically important antimicrobials in food-producing animals

Awa Aidara-Kane, Frederick J. Angulo, John M. Conly, Yuki Minato, Ellen K. Silbergeld, Scott A. McEwen, Peter J. Collignon, for the WHO Guideline Development Group

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy of intravenous plus intrathecal/intracerebral ventricle injection of polymyxin B for post-neurosurgical intracranial infections due to MDR/XDR Acinectobacter baumannii: a retrospective cohort study

Sijun Pan, Xiaofang Huang, Yesong Wang, Li Li, Changyun Zhao, Zhongxiang Yao, Wei Cui, Gensheng Zhang

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter species: a seven-year experience from a tertiary care center in Lebanon

Zeina A. Kanafani, Nada Zahreddine, Ralph Tayyar, Jad Sfeir, George F. Araj, Ghassan M. Matar, Souha S. Kanj

01.12.2018 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antimicrobial effect of copper alloys on Acinetobacter species isolated from infections and hospital environment

Anna Różańska, Agnieszka Chmielarczyk, Dorota Romaniszyn, Grzegorz Majka, Małgorzata Bulanda

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Higher third-generation cephalosporin prescription proportion is associated with lower probability of reducing carbapenem use: a nationwide retrospective study

Allison Muller, Xavier Bertrand, Anne-Marie Rogues, Muriel Péfau, Serge Alfandari, Rémy Gauzit, Catherine Dumartin, Houssein Gbaguidi-Haore, on behalf of the ATB-RAISIN network steering committee

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Drug resistant tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia: an analysis of surveillance data 2014–2015

Maha Al Ammari, Abdulrahman Al Turaiki, Mohammed Al Essa, Abdulhameed M. Kashkary, Sara A. Eltigani, Anwar E. Ahmed

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The efficacy of ampicillin compared with ceftriaxone on preventing cesarean surgical site infections: an observational prospective cohort study

Srisuda Assawapalanggool, Nongyao Kasatpibal, Supatra Sirichotiyakul, Rajin Arora, Watcharin Suntornlimsiri, Anucha Apisarnthanarak

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro studies of the antibacterial activity of Copaifera spp. oleoresins, sodium hypochlorite, and peracetic acid against clinical and environmental isolates recovered from a hemodialysis unit

Rosimara Gonçalves Leite Vieira, Thaís da Silva Moraes, Larissa de Oliveira Silva, Thamires Chiquini Bianchi, Rodrigo Cassio Sola Veneziani, Sérgio Ricardo Ambrósio, Jairo Kenupp Bastos, Regina Helena Pires, Carlos Henrique Gomes Martins

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibiotic use in a tertiary healthcare facility in Ghana: a point prevalence survey

Appiah-Korang Labi, Noah Obeng-Nkrumah, Edmund Tetteh Nartey, Stephanie Bjerrum, Nii Armah Adu-Aryee, Yaw Adjei Ofori-Adjei, Alfred E. Yawson, Mercy J. Newman

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bioaerosol concentrations generated from toilet flushing in a hospital-based patient care setting

Samantha D. Knowlton, Corey L. Boles, Eli N. Perencevich, Daniel J. Diekema, Matthew W. Nonnenmann, CDC Epicenters Program

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Synergistic effect of eugenol with Colistin against clinical isolated Colistin-resistant Escherichia coli strains

Yi-ming Wang, Ling-cong Kong, Jie Liu, Hong-xia Ma

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and molecular characterization of oqxAB in clinical Escherichia coli isolates from companion animals and humans in Henan Province, China

Baoguang Liu, Hua Wu, Yajun Zhai, Zhipei He, Huarun Sun, Tian Cai, Dandan He, Jianhua Liu, Shanmei Wang, Yushan Pan, Li Yuan, Gongzheng Hu

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Leech management before application on patient: a nationwide survey of practices in French university hospitals

Delphine Grau, Raphaël Masson, Maxime Villiet, Brigitte Lamy, French Hospitals Group

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mixed methods evaluation of the impact of a short term training program on sterile processing knowledge, practice, and attitude in three hospitals in Benin

Olive Fast, Christina Fast, Dan Fast, Suzanne Veltjens, Zouliha Salami, Michelle White

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Molecular characteristics and successful management of a respiratory syncytial virus outbreak among pediatric patients with hemato-oncological disease

Claas Baier, Sibylle Haid, Andreas Beilken, Astrid Behnert, Martin Wetzke, Richard J. P. Brown, Corinna Schmitt, Ella Ebadi, Gesine Hansen, Thomas F. Schulz, Thomas Pietschmann, Franz-Christoph Bange

01.12.2018 | Case Report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Successful treatment of extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ventriculitis with polymyxin B and tigecycline- a case report

Wei Guo, Shao-Chun Guo, Min Li, Li-Hong Li, Yan Qu

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The knowledge, attitudes and practices of doctors regarding antibiotic resistance at a tertiary care institution in the Caribbean

Alison Nicholson, Ingrid Tennant, Livingston White, Camille-Ann Thoms-Rodriguez, Loraine Cook, Stephen Johnson, Tamara Thompson, Jasper Barnett, Lundie Richards

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of Staphylococcus spp. nasal colonization among doctors of podiatric medicine and associated risk factors in Spain

Sheila de Benito, Luis Alou, Ricardo Becerro-de-Bengoa-Vallejo, Marta Elena Losa-Iglesias, María Luisa Gómez-Lus, Luis Collado, David Sevillano

01.12.2018 | Guidelines article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

APSIC guidelines for disinfection and sterilization of instruments in health care facilities

Moi Lin Ling, Patricia Ching, Ammar Widitaputra, Alison Stewart, Nanthipha Sirijindadirat, Le Thi Anh Thu

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of extended-spectrum-β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: first systematic meta-analysis report from Pakistan

Samyyia Abrar, Shahida Hussain, Rehan Ahmad Khan, Noor Ul Ain, Hayat Haider, Saba Riaz

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro activity of ivermectin against Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates

Shoaib Ashraf, Umer Chaudhry, Ali Raza, Debasri Ghosh, Xin Zhao

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of governance approaches for the control of antimicrobial resistance: Analysis of three European countries

Gabriel Birgand, Enrique Castro-Sánchez, Sonja Hansen, Petra Gastmeier, Jean-Christophe Lucet, Ewan Ferlie, Alison Holmes, Raheelah Ahmad

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparing and optimizing ultraviolet germicidal irradiation systems use for patient room terminal disinfection: an exploratory study using radiometry and commercial test cards

Vincent Masse, Michael J. Hartley, Michael B. Edmond, Daniel J. Diekema

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Superbugs in the supermarket? Assessing the rate of contamination with third-generation cephalosporin-resistant gram-negative bacteria in fresh Australian pork and chicken

Jade E. McLellan, Joshua I. Pitcher, Susan A. Ballard, Elizabeth A. Grabsch, Jan M. Bell, Mary Barton, M. Lindsay Grayson

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Economic evaluations and their use in infection prevention and control: a narrative review

Elissa Rennert-May, John Conly, Jenine Leal, Stephanie Smith, Braden Manns

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

VIM-positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a large tertiary care hospital: matched case-control studies and a network analysis

Anne F. Voor in ‘t holt, Juliëtte A. Severin, Margot B. H. Hagenaars, Inge de Goeij, Diederik Gommers, Margreet C. Vos

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Colonization of long-term care facility residents in three Italian Provinces by multidrug-resistant bacteria

Elisabetta Nucleo, Mariasofia Caltagirone, Vittoria Mattioni Marchetti, Roberto D’Angelo, Elena Fogato, Massimo Confalonieri, Camilla Reboli, Albert March, Ferisa Sleghel, Gertrud Soelva, Elisabetta Pagani, Richard Aschbacher, Roberta Migliavacca, Laura Pagani, AMCLI – GLISTer Group, ESCMID Study Group Elderly Infections – ESGIE

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reducing health care-associated infections by implementing separated environmental cleaning management measures by using disposable wipes of four colors

Swee Siang Wong, Cheng Hua Huang, Chiu Chu Yang, Yi Pei Hsieh, Chen Ni Kuo, Yi Ru Chen, Li Ching Chen

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antimicrobials in small-scale urban pig farming in a lower middle-income country – arbitrary use and high resistance levels

G. Ström, S. Boqvist, A. Albihn, L.-L. Fernström, A. Andersson Djurfeldt, S. Sokerya, T. Sothyra, U. Magnusson

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of healthcare worker screening in hospital outbreaks with gram-negative pathogens: a systematic review

Nikos Ulrich, Petra Gastmeier, Ralf-Peter Vonberg

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections in a teaching hospital in Ghana

Nicholas Agyepong, Usha Govinden, Alex Owusu-Ofori, Sabiha Yusuf Essack

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The infection risk scan (IRIS): standardization and transparency in infection control and antimicrobial use

Ina Willemsen, Jan Kluytmans

01.12.2018 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dual infections of two carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter baumannii clinical strains isolated from the same blood culture sample of a patient in Iran

Linda Hadjadj, Saeed Shoja, Seydina M. Diene, Jean-Marc Rolain

01.12.2018 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reducing rates of Clostridium difficile infection by switching to a stand-alone NAAT with clear sampling criteria

E. Casari, C. De Luca, M. Calabrò, C. Scuderi, C. Daleno, A. Ferrario

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and antibiotic resistance of bacteria isolated from the cerebrospinal fluid of neurosurgical patients at Peking Union Medical College Hospital

Jian-bo Chang, Hao Wu, He Wang, Bai-tao Ma, Ren-zhi Wang, Jun-ji Wei

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and molecular characterization of Staphylococcus aureus from human stool samples

A. E. Kates, D. Thapaliya, T. C. Smith, M. L. Chorazy

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of a patient-centred intervention to improve knowledge and understanding of antibiotic therapy in secondary care

Timothy M. Rawson, Luke S. P. Moore, Enrique Castro-Sanchez, Esmita Charani, Bernard Hernandez, Vivian Alividza, Fran Husson, Christofer Toumazou, Raheelah Ahmad, Pantelis Georgiou, Alison H. Holmes

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium sequence type 796 - rapid international dissemination of a new epidemic clone

Andrew A. Mahony, Andrew H. Buultjens, Susan A. Ballard, Elizabeth A. Grabsch, Shirley Xie, Torsten Seemann, Rhonda L. Stuart, Despina Kotsanas, Allen Cheng, Helen Heffernan, Sally A. Roberts, Geoffrey W. Coombs, Narin Bak, John K. Ferguson, Glen C. Carter, Benjamin P. Howden, Timothy P. Stinear, Paul D. R. Johnson

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthcare-associated fungal outbreaks: New and uncommon species, New molecular tools for investigation and prevention

Marie-Elisabeth Bougnoux, Sophie Brun, Jean-Ralph Zahar

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pet owner and vet interactions: exploring the drivers of AMR

Matt Smith, Caroline King, Mark Davis, Adele Dickson, Jeni Park, Fraser Smith, Kay Currie, Paul Flowers

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Multiple drug resistance and biocide resistance in Escherichia coli environmental isolates from hospital and household settings

Bothyna Ghanem, Randa Nayef Haddadin

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prospective surveillance of healthcare-associated infections and patterns of antimicrobial resistance of pathogens in an Italian intensive care unit

Aida Bianco, Maria Simona Capano, Valentina Mascaro, Claudia Pileggi, Maria Pavia

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Strain, disinfectant, concentration, and contact time quantitatively impact disinfectant efficacy

Alyssa M. West, Peter J. Teska, Caitlinn B. Lineback, Haley F. Oliver

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An in vitro comparison of standard cleaning to a continuous passive disinfection cap for the decontamination of needle-free connectors

Anna L. Casey, Tarja J. Karpanen, Peter Nightingale, Tom S. J. Elliott

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Environmental colonization and onward clonal transmission of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) in a medical intensive care unit: the case for environmental hygiene

Deborah H. L. Ng, Kalisvar Marimuthu, Jia Jun Lee, Wei Xin Khong, Oon Tek Ng, Wei Zhang, Bee Fong Poh, Pooja Rao, Maya Devi Rajinder Raj, Brenda Ang, Partha Pratim De

01.12.2018 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Colonization sites in carriers of ESBL-producing Gram-negative bacteria

Joffrey van Prehn, Anna M. Kaiser, Suzanne D. van der Werff, Rosa van Mansfeld, Christina M. J. E. Vandenbroucke-Grauls

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence, identification of virulence factors, O-serogroups and antibiotic resistance properties of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from raw milk and traditional dairy products

Reza Ranjbar, Farhad Safarpoor Dehkordi, Mohammad Hossein Sakhaei Shahreza, Ebrahim Rahimi

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Continuous increase of vancomycin resistance in enterococci causing nosocomial infections in Germany − 10 years of surveillance

Cornelius Remschmidt, Christin Schröder, Michael Behnke, Petra Gastmeier, Christine Geffers, Tobias Siegfried Kramer

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review of the epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the United States

Daniel J. Livorsi, Margaret L. Chorazy, Marin L. Schweizer, Erin C. Balkenende, Amy E. Blevins, Rajeshwari Nair, Matthew H. Samore, Richard E. Nelson, Karim Khader, Eli N. Perencevich

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Temporal relationship between antibiotic use and respiratory virus activities in the Republic of Korea: a time-series analysis

Sukhyun Ryu, Sojung Kim, Bryan I. Kim, Eili Y. Klein, Young Kyung Yoon, Byung Chul Chun

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An observational case study of hospital associated infections in a critical care unit in Astana, Kazakhstan

Dmitriy Viderman, Yekaterina Khamzina, Zhannur Kaligozhin, Makhira Khudaibergenova, Agzam Zhumadilov, Byron Crape, Azliyati Azizan

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Estimating the burden of antimicrobial resistance: a systematic literature review

Nichola R. Naylor, Rifat Atun, Nina Zhu, Kavian Kulasabanathan, Sachin Silva, Anuja Chatterjee, Gwenan M. Knight, Julie V. Robotham

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dissemination of blaNDM-5 gene via an IncX3-type plasmid among non-clonal Escherichia coli in China

Xi Li, Ying Fu, Mengyuan Shen, Danyan Huang, Xiaoxing Du, Qingfeng Hu, Yonglie Zhou, Dairong Wang, Yunsong Yu

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The social biography of antibiotic use in smallholder dairy farms in India

Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan, Mathew Sunil George, Pranab Chatterjee, Johanna Lindahl, Delia Grace, Manish Kakkar

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and patterns of drug resistance among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Hangzhou, China

Qingchun Li, Gang Zhao, Limin Wu, Min Lu, Wei Liu, Yifei Wu, Le Wang, Ke Wang, Han-Zhu Qian, Li Xie

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Genome-based analysis of Carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from German hospital patients, 2008-2014

Laura Becker, Martin Kaase, Yvonne Pfeifer, Stephan Fuchs, Annicka Reuss, Anja von Laer, Muna Abu Sin, Miriam Korte-Berwanger, Sören Gatermann, Guido Werner

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Enhancing pharmacists’ role in developing countries to overcome the challenge of antimicrobial resistance: a narrative review

M. H. F. Sakeena, Alexandra A. Bennett, Andrew J. McLachlan

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How long is enough? Identification of product dry-time as a primary driver of alcohol-based hand rub efficacy

Miranda Suchomel, Rachel A. Leslie, Albert E. Parker, David R. Macinga

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections after renal transplantation from donation after cardiac death in a Chinese hospital: a case series analysis

Yuxi Wang, Hong Lei, Yuxiang Zhang, Qiwen Yang, Yu Wang, Jiaxing Wang, Cheng Xu, Jinggang Yu, Lili Zhou, Xiaoni Kang, Lei Cui

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dynamics of colistin and tobramycin resistance among Enterobacter cloacae during prolonged use of selective decontamination of the digestive tract

M. J. D. Dautzenberg, J. R. Bayjanov, M. A. Leverstein-van Hall, A. E. Muller, L. B. S. Gelinck, C. L. Jansen, E. M. S. Leyten, T. Ruys, J. Scharringa, R. E. van der Starre, A. C. Fluit, M. J. M. Bonten

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial; assessment of the activity of tigecycline and other selected antibiotics against Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens from France collected between 2004 and 2016

Jean-Winoc Decousser, Paul-Louis Woerther, Claude-James Soussy, Marguerite Fines-Guyon, Michael J. Dowzicky

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Social media posts and online search behaviour as early-warning system for MRSA outbreaks

Tom H. van de Belt, Pieter T. van Stockum, Lucien J. L. P. G. Engelen, Jules Lancee, Remco Schrijver, Jesús Rodríguez-Baño, Evelina Tacconelli, Katja Saris, Marleen M. H. J. van Gelder, Andreas Voss

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Whole genome sequence revealed the fine transmission map of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumonia isolates within a nosocomial outbreak

Wenjun Sui, Haijian Zhou, Pengcheng Du, Lijun Wang, Tian Qin, Mei Wang, Hongyu Ren, Yanfei Huang, Jing Hou, Chen Chen, Xinxin Lu

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Carbapenem non-susceptibility of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in hospitals from 2011 to 2016, data from the German Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (ARS)

Uwe Koppe, Anja von Laer, Lars E. Kroll, Ines Noll, Marcel Feig, Marc Schneider, Hermann Claus, Tim Eckmanns, Muna Abu Sin

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Whole genome sequencing reveals high clonal diversity of Escherichia coli isolated from patients in a tertiary care hospital in Moshi, Tanzania

Tolbert Sonda, Happiness Kumburu, Marco van Zwetselaar, Michael Alifrangis, Blandina T. Mmbaga, Frank M. Aarestrup, Gibson Kibiki, Ole Lund

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence, antibiotic resistance and mecA characterization of coagulase negative staphylococci recovered from non-healthcare settings in London, UK

Zhen Xu, Haroun N. Shah, Raju Misra, Jiazhen Chen, Wenhong Zhang, Yuting Liu, Ronald R. Cutler, Hermine V. Mkrtchyan

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparing appropriateness of antibiotics for nursing home residents by setting of prescription initiation: a cross-sectional analysis

Michael Pulia, Michael Kern, Rebecca J. Schwei, Manish N. Shah, Emmanuel Sampene, Christopher J. Crnich

01.12.2018 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for poor outcome in community-onset Clostridium difficile infection

Eunyoung Lee, Kyoung-Ho Song, Ji Yun Bae, Doran Yoon, Joo-Hee Hwang, Pyoeng Gyun Choe, Wan Beom Park, Ji Hwan Bang, Eu Suk Kim, Sang Won Park, Nam Joong Kim, Myoung-don Oh, Hong Bin Kim

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Characteristics of the antibiotic regimen that affect antimicrobial resistance in urinary pathogens

Boudewijn Catry, Katrien Latour, Robin Bruyndonckx, Camellia Diba, Candida Geerdens, Samuel Coenen

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: The knowledge, attitudes and practices of doctors regarding antibiotic resistance at a tertiary care institution in the Caribbean

Alison Nicholson, Ingrid Tennant, Livingston White, Camille-Ann Thoms-Rodriguez, Loraine Cook, Stephen Johnson, Tamara Thompson, Jasper Barnett, Lundie Richards

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli isolates from fecal samples of food handlers in Qatar

Nahla O. Eltai, Hadi M. Yassine, Asmaa A. Al Thani, Marwan A. Abu Madi, Ahmed Ismail, Emad Ibrahim, Walid Q. Alali

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for hospitalized patients with resistant or multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Gowri Raman, Esther E. Avendano, Jeffrey Chan, Sanjay Merchant, Laura Puzniak

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Alcohol-based surgical hand preparation: translating scientific evidence into clinical practice

Gilberto G. Gaspar, Mayra G. Menegueti, Ana Elisa R. Lopes, Roberto O. C. Santos, Thamiris R. de Araújo, Aline Nassiff, Lécio R. Ferreira, Maria Eulalia L. V. Dallora, Silvia R. M. S. Canini, Fernando Bellissimo-Rodrigues

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Variability in contact precautions to control the nosocomial spread of multi-drug resistant organisms in the endemic setting: a multinational cross-sectional survey

Danielle Vuichard Gysin, Barry Cookson, Henri Saenz, Markus Dettenkofer, Andreas F. Widmer, for the ESCMID Study Group for Nosocomial Infections (ESGNI)

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibiotic use on paediatric inpatients in a teaching hospital in the Gambia, a retrospective study

Pa Saidou Chaw, Kristin Maria Schlinkmann, Heike Raupach-Rosin, André Karch, Mathias W. Pletz, Johannes Huebner, Ousman Nyan, Rafael Mikolajczyk

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Temporal association between antibiotic use and resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae at a tertiary care hospital

Sukhyun Ryu, Eili Y. Klein, Byung Chul Chun

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Collateral damage of using colistin in hospitalized patients on emergence of colistin-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae colonization and infection

W. Wangchinda, N. Pati, N. Maknakhon, C. Seenama, S. Tiengrim, V. Thamlikitkul

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Neisseria Gonorrhoae and their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns among symptomatic patients from Gondar town, north West Ethiopia

Addisu Gize Yeshanew, Rozina Ambachew Geremew

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Outbreak report: a nosocomial outbreak of vancomycin resistant enterococci in a solid organ transplant unit

Peter Kreidl, Astrid Mayr, Guido Hinterberger, Michael Berktold, Ludwig Knabl, Stefan Fuchs, Wilfried Posch, Stephan Eschertzhuber, Alois Obwegeser, Cornelia Lass-Flörl, Dorothea Orth-Höller

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Extended-spectrum β-lactamase prevalence and virulence factor characterization of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli responsible for acute diarrhea in Nepal from 2001 to 2016

Katie R. Margulieux, Apichai Srijan, Sirigade Ruekit, Panida Nobthai, Kamonporn Poramathikul, Prativa Pandey, Oralak Serichantalergs, Sanjaya K. Shrestha, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Brett E. Swierczewski

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibiotic resistance in Swiss nursing homes: analysis of National Surveillance Data over an 11-year period between 2007 and 2017

Philipp Kohler, Rosamaria Fulchini, Werner C. Albrich, Adrian Egli, Carlo Balmelli, Stephan Harbarth, Delphine Héquet, Christian R. Kahlert, Stefan P. Kuster, Christiane Petignat, Matthias Schlegel, Andreas Kronenberg

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Intra-hospital differences in antibiotic use correlate with antimicrobial resistance rate in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae: a retrospective observational study

Alexia Cusini, David Herren, Lukas Bütikofer, Catherine Plüss-Suard, Andreas Kronenberg, Jonas Marschall

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Molecular characterization of extended spectrum β -lactamases enterobacteriaceae causing lower urinary tract infection among pediatric population

Nahla O. Eltai, Asmaa A. Al Thani, Khalid Al-Ansari, Anand S. Deshmukh, Eman Wehedy, Sara H. Al-Hadidi, Hadi M. Yassine

01.12.2018 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Letter to the editor in response to estimating the burden of antimicrobial resistance: a systematic literature review

Teresa M. Wozniak

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Non-prescribed sale of antibiotics for acute childhood diarrhea and upper respiratory tract infection in community pharmacies: a 2 phase mixed-methods study

Daniel Asfaw Erku, Sisay Yifru Aberra

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk for subsequent infection and mortality after hospitalization among patients with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria colonization or infection

Wen-Pin Tseng, Yee-Chun Chen, Shang-Yu Chen, Shey-Ying Chen, Shan-Chwen Chang

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementing an infection control and prevention program decreases the incidence of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance in a Russian neuro-ICU

Ksenia Ershova, Ivan Savin, Nataliya Kurdyumova, Darren Wong, Gleb Danilov, Michael Shifrin, Irina Alexandrova, Ekaterina Sokolova, Nadezhda Fursova, Vladimir Zelman, Olga Ershova

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Characteristics of ventilator-associated pneumonia due to hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae genotype in genetic background for the elderly in two tertiary hospitals in China

Chao Liu, Jun Guo

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Myroides odoratimimus urinary tract infection in an immunocompromised patient: an emerging multidrug-resistant micro-organism

Giovanni Lorenzin, Giorgio Piccinelli, Lucrezia Carlassara, Francesco Scolari, Francesca Caccuri, Arnaldo Caruso, Maria Antonia De Francesco

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bacterial contamination of frequently touched objects in a tertiary care hospital of Pokhara, Nepal: how safe are our hands?

Dharm Raj Bhatta, Deependra Hamal, Rajani Shrestha, Supram Hosuru Subramanya, Nisha Baral, Rajesh Kumar Singh, Niranjan Nayak, Shishir Gokhale

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Enumerating the economic cost of antimicrobial resistance per antibiotic consumed to inform the evaluation of interventions affecting their use

Poojan Shrestha, Ben S. Cooper, Joanna Coast, Raymond Oppong, Nga Do Thi Thuy, Tuangrat Phodha, Olivier Celhay, Philippe J. Guerin, Heiman Wertheim, Yoel Lubell

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A multi-center nested case-control study on hospitalization costs and length of stay due to healthcare-associated infection

Yu Lü, Min Hong Cai, Jian Cheng, Kun Zou, Qian Xiang, Jia Yu Wu, Dao Qiong Wei, Zhong Hua Zhou, Hui Wang, Chen Wang, Jing Chen

01.12.2018 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Germs of thrones - spontaneous decolonization of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) in Western Europe: is this myth or reality?

Benjamin Davido, Aurore Moussiegt, Aurélien Dinh, Frédérique Bouchand, Morgan Matt, Olivia Senard, Laurene Deconinck, Florence Espinasse, Christine Lawrence, Nicolas Fortineau, Azzam Saleh-Mghir, Silvia Caballero, Lelia Escaut, Jérome Salomon

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mupirocin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Adebayo O. Shittu, Mamadou Kaba, Shima M. Abdulgader, Yewande O. Ajao, Mujibat O. Abiola, Ayodele O. Olatimehin

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A prospective surveillance study for multidrug-resistant bacteria colonization in hospitalized patients at a Thai University Hospital

Pinyo Rattanaumpawan, Chatiros Choorat, Kanchanaporn Takonkitsakul, Teerawit Tangkoskul, Chakrapong Seenama, Visanu Thamlikitkul

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hospital acquired vancomycin resistant enterococci in surgical intensive care patients – a prospective longitudinal study

Stefanie Kampmeier, Annelene Kossow, Larissa Monika Clausen, Dennis Knaack, Christian Ertmer, Antje Gottschalk, Hendrik Freise, Alexander Mellmann

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Rationale and development of a business case for antimicrobial stewardship programs in acute care hospital settings

A. M. Morris, E. Rennert-May, B. Dalton, N. Daneman, L. Dresser, S. Fanella, J. Grant, Y. Keynan, N. Le Saux, J. McDonald, Y. Shevchuk, D. Thirion, J. M. Conly

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Characteristics of glycopeptide-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from inpatients of three teaching hospitals in Warsaw, Poland

Ksenia Szymanek-Majchrzak, Andrzej Mlynarczyk, Grazyna Mlynarczyk

01.12.2018 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sick pets as potential reservoirs of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Singapore

Sri Harminda Pahm Hartantyo, Man Ling Chau, Laurent Fillon, Ahmad Zhafir Bin Mohamad Ariff, Joanne Su Lin Kang, Kyaw Thu Aung, Ramona Alikiiteaga Gutiérrez

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epidemiology and microbiology of Gram-positive bloodstream infections in a tertiary-care hospital in Beijing, China: a 6-year retrospective study

Qiang Zhu, Yan Yue, Lichen Zhu, Jiewei Cui, Minghui Zhu, Liangan Chen, Zhen Yang, Zhixin Liang

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chlorhexidine-coated surgical gloves influence the bacterial flora of hands over a period of 3 hours

Miranda Suchomel, Markus Brillmann, Ojan Assadian, Karen J. Ousey, Elisabeth Presterl

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of antibiotic stewardship interventions with stakeholder involvement in hospital settings: a multicentre, cluster randomized controlled intervention study

Jannicke Slettli Wathne, Lars Kåre Selland Kleppe, Stig Harthug, Hege Salvesen Blix, Roy M. Nilsen, Esmita Charani, Ingrid Smith, The Bergen Intervention Teams

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Resistance pattern and maternal knowledge, attitude and practices of suspected Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli among children under 5 years of age in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: cross sectional study

Yeshwondm Mamuye GebreSilasie, Kassu Desta Tullu, Addisu Gize Yeshanew

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictive factors for multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria among hospitalised patients with complicated urinary tract infections

Aina Gomila, Evelyn Shaw, Jordi Carratalà, Leonard Leibovici, Cristian Tebé, Irith Wiegand, Laura Vallejo-Torres, Joan M. Vigo, Stephen Morris, Margaret Stoddart, Sally Grier, Christiane Vank, Nienke Cuperus, Leonard Van den Heuvel, Noa Eliakim-Raz, Cuong Vuong, Alasdair MacGowan, Ibironke Addy, Miquel Pujol, on behalf of COMBACTE-MAGNET WP5- RESCUING Study

01.12.2018 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

View point: gaps in the current guidelines for the prevention of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infections

Kevin T. Kavanagh, Said Abusalem, Lindsay E. Calderon

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Migrant and refugee populations: a public health and policy perspective on a continuing global crisis

Mohamed Abbas, Tammam Aloudat, Javier Bartolomei, Manuel Carballo, Sophie Durieux-Paillard, Laure Gabus, Alexandra Jablonka, Yves Jackson, Kanokporn Kaojaroen, Daniel Koch, Esperanza Martinez, Marc Mendelson, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Sotirios Tsiodras, Derek Christie, Mirko Saam, Sally Hargreaves, Didier Pittet

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Incidence and outcomes of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria infections in intensive care unit from Nepal- a prospective cohort study

Shraddha Siwakoti, Asish Subedi, Abhilasha Sharma, Ratna Baral, Narayan Raj Bhattarai, Basudha Khanal

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phenotypic analysis of antibiotic resistance and genotypic study of the vacA, cagA, iceA, oipA and babA genotypes of the Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from raw milk

Reza Ranjbar, Farid Yadollahi Farsani, Farhad Safarpoor Dehkordi

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors associated with bacteraemia due to multidrug-resistant organisms among bacteraemic patients with multidrug-resistant organism carriage: a case control study

Hélène Mascitti, Clara Duran, Elisabeth-Marie Nemo, Frédérique Bouchand, Ruxandra Câlin, Alexis Descatha, Jean-Louis Gaillard, Christine Lawrence, Benjamin Davido, François Barbier, Aurélien Dinh

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Send more data: a systematic review of mathematical models of antimicrobial resistance

Anna Camilla Birkegård, Tariq Halasa, Nils Toft, Anders Folkesson, Kaare Græsbøll

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibiotic resistance, virulence factors and genotyping of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli strains

Maryam Raeispour, Reza Ranjbar

01.12.2018 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

C-reactive protein point of care testing in the management of acute respiratory infections in the Vietnamese primary healthcare setting – a cost benefit analysis

Yoel Lubell, Nga T. T. Do, Kinh V. Nguyen, Ngan T. D. Ta, Ninh T. H. Tran, Hung M. Than, Long B. Hoang, Poojan Shrestha, Rogier H. van Doorn, Behzad Nadjm, Heiman F. L. Wertheim

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Genotyping and distribution of putative virulence factors and antibiotic resistance genes of Acinetobacter baumannii strains isolated from raw meat

Marziyeh Tavakol, Hassan Momtaz, Parviz Mohajeri, Leili Shokoohizadeh, Elahe Tajbakhsh

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, multidrug resistant and extended spectrum β-lactamase producing gram negative bacilli causing wound infections at a tertiary care hospital of Nepal

Narbada Upreti, Binod Rayamajhee, Samendra P. Sherchan, Mahesh Kumar Choudhari, Megha Raj Banjara

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Surface area wiped, product type, and target strain impact bactericidal efficacy of ready-to-use disinfectant Towelettes

Alyssa M West, Carine A Nkemngong, Maxwell G Voorn, Tongyu Wu, Xiaobao Li, Peter J Teska, Haley F Oliver

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of different carbapenemase genes among carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii blood isolates in Taiwan

Teng-Ho Wang, Yi-Shing Leu, Nai-Yu Wang, Chang-Pan Liu, Tsong-Rong Yan

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Beyond the hospital infection control guidelines: a qualitative study using positive deviance to characterize gray areas and to achieve efficacy and clarity in the prevention of healthcare-associated infections

Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Ricky Cohen, Adva Mir Halavi, Mina Zemach, Peter Vernon van Heerden, Sigal Sviri, Shmuel Benenson, Uriel Trahtemberg, Efrat Orenbuch-Harroch, Lior Lowenstein, Dan Shteinberg, Asher Salmon, Allon Moses

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clostridium difficile infection perceptions and practices: a multicenter qualitative study in South Africa

Laurel Legenza, Susanne Barnett, Warren Rose, Nasia Safdar, Theresa Emmerling, Keng Hee Peh, Renier Coetzee

01.12.2018 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Optimal timing of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis in laparoscopic surgery: a before-after study

Akane Takamatsu, Yasuaki Tagashira, Kaori Ishii, Yasuhiro Morita, Yasuharu Tokuda, Hitoshi Honda

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Spread of the florfenicol resistance floR gene among clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in China

Junwan Lu, Jinfang Zhang, Lei Xu, Yabo Liu, Pingping Li, Tingyuan Zhu, Cong Cheng, Shunfei Lu, Teng Xu, Huiguang Yi, Kewei Li, Wu Zhou, Peizhen Li, Liyan Ni, Qiyu Bao

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

High frequency and molecular epidemiology of metallo-β-lactamase-producing gram-negative bacilli in a tertiary care hospital in Lahore, Pakistan

Noor Ul Ain, Anam Iftikhar, Syeda Sadia Bukhari, Samyyia Abrar, Shahida Hussain, Muhammad Hayat Haider, Farhan Rasheed, Saba Riaz

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthcare-associated infections in intensive care units in Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan: recent trends based on national surveillance reports

Cho-Han Chiang, Sung-Ching Pan, Tyan-Shin Yang, Keisuke Matsuda, Hong Bin Kim, Young Hwa Choi, Satoshi Hori, Jann-Tay Wang, Wang-Huei Sheng, Yee-Chun Chen, Feng-Yee Chang, Shan-Chwen Chang

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Candidemia in a major regional tertiary referral hospital – epidemiology, practice patterns and outcomes

Jocelyn Qi-Min Teo, Samuel Rocky Candra, Shannon Jing-Yi Lee, Shannon Yu-Hng Chia, Hui Leck, Ai-Ling Tan, Hui-Peng Neo, Kenneth Wei-Liang Leow, Yiying Cai, Pui Lai Rachel Ee, Tze-Peng Lim, Winnie Lee, Andrea Lay-Hoon Kwa

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Should antibiotic prophylaxis before orthopedic implant surgery depend on the duration of pre-surgical hospital stay?

Marie Davat, Lydia Wuarin, Dimitrios Stafylakis, Mohamed Abbas, Stephan Harbarth, Didier Hannouche, Ilker Uçkay

01.12.2018 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Keeping hospitals clean and safe without breaking the bank; summary of the Healthcare Cleaning Forum 2018

Alexandra Peters, Jon Otter, Andreea Moldovan, Pierre Parneix, Andreas Voss, Didier Pittet

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The importance of adjusting for enterococcus species when assessing the burden of vancomycin resistance: a cohort study including over 1000 cases of enterococcal bloodstream infections

Tobias Siegfried Kramer, Cornelius Remschmidt, Sven Werner, Michael Behnke, Frank Schwab, Guido Werner, Petra Gastmeier, Rasmus Leistner

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Extended spectrum beta-lactamase mediated resistance in carriage and clinical gram-negative ESKAPE bacteria: a comparative study between a district and tertiary hospital in South Africa

Raspail Carrel Founou, Luria Leslie Founou, Sabiha Yusuf Essack

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Intestinal colonization due to Escherichia coli ST131: risk factors and prevalence

Isabel Morales Barroso, Lorena López-Cerero, María Dolores Navarro, Belén Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez, Alvaro Pascual, Jesús Rodríguez-Baño

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance in Poland; findings and implications

Jadwiga Wojkowska-Mach, Brian Godman, Amanda Glassman, Amanj Kurdi, Andrzej Pilc, Anna Rozanska, Szymon Skoczyński, Marta Wałaszek, Tomasz Bochenek

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between antibiotic consumption and the rate of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria from China based on 153 tertiary hospitals data in 2014

Ping Yang, Yunbo Chen, Saiping Jiang, Ping Shen, Xiaoyang Lu, Yonghong Xiao

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Emergence of high drug resistant bacterial isolates from patients with health care associated infections at Jimma University medical center: a cross sectional study

Mulatu Gashaw, Melkamu Berhane, Sisay Bekele, Gebre Kibru, Lule Teshager, Yonas Yilma, Yesuf Ahmed, Netsanet Fentahun, Henok Assefa, Andreas Wieser, Esayas Kebede Gudina, Solomon Ali

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Urinary tract infection caused by a small colony variant form of capnophilic Escherichia coli leading to misidentification and non-reactions in antimicrobial susceptibility tests

Yu Jin Park, Nguyen Le Phuong, Naina Adren Pinto, Mi Jeong Kwon, Roshan D’Souza, Jung-Hyun Byun, Heungsup Sung, Dongeun Yong

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Investigation of a Carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak using whole genome sequencing versus a standard epidemiologic investigation

Chloe Bogaty, Laura Mataseje, Andrew Gray, Brigitte Lefebvre, Simon Lévesque, Michael Mulvey, Yves Longtin

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Nudge to better care - blood cultures and catheter-related bloodstream infections in Germany at two points in time (2006, 2015)

Florian Salm, Frank Schwab, Michael Behnke, Frank M. Brunkhorst, André Scherag, Christine Geffers, Petra Gastmeier

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro and in vivo bactericidal activity of ceftazidime-avibactam against Carbapenemase–producing Klebsiella pneumoniae

Wenxia Zhang, Yan Guo, Jiayin Li, Yiyuan Zhang, Yang Yang, Dong Dong, Demei Zhu, Ping He, Fupin Hu

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Do wearable alcohol-based handrub dispensers increase hand hygiene compliance? - a mixed-methods study

Jonas Keller, Aline Wolfensberger, Lauren Clack, Stefan P. Kuster, Mesida Dunic, Doris Eis, Yvonne Flammer, Dagmar I. Keller, Hugo Sax

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The acceptability of screening for Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE): cross-sectional survey of nursing staff and the general publics’ perceptions

Kay Currie, Caroline King, Kareena McAloney-Kocaman, Nicola J. Roberts, Jennifer MacDonald, Adele Dickson, Shona Cairns, Nitish Khanna, Paul Flowers, Jacqui Reilly, Lesley Price

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

One-year molecular surveillance of carbapenem-susceptible A. baumannii on a German intensive care unit: diversity or clonality

Andreas F. Wendel, Monika Malecki, Robin Otchwemah, Carlos J. Tellez-Castillo, Samir G. Sakka, Frauke Mattner

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Travel to Asia is a strong predictor for carriage of cephalosporin resistant E. coli and Klebsiella spp. but does not explain everything; prevalence study at a Norwegian hospital 2014–2016

Laura Espenhain, Silje Bakken Jørgensen, Truls Michael Leegaard, Michaela Marie Lelek, Siri Haug Hänsgen, Britt Nakstad, Marianne Sunde, Martin Steinbakk

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Costs of outpatient and inpatient MRSA screening and treatment strategies for patients at elective hospital admission - a decision tree analysis

Luise Hutzschenreuter, Steffen Flessa, Kathleen Dittmann, Nils-Olaf Hübner

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Large variations in the practice patterns of surgical antiseptic preparation solutions in patients with open and closed extremity fractures: a cross-sectional survey

Maria Jurado-Ruiz, Gerard P. Slobogean, Sofia Bzovsky, Alisha Garibaldi, Nathan N. O’Hara, Andrea Howe, Brad Petrisor, Sheila Sprague

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Attitude and perception of medical interns about antimicrobial resistance: a multi center cross-sectional study in Ethiopia

Amanual Getnet Mersha

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Alarming levels of antimicrobial resistance among sepsis patients admitted to ICU in a tertiary care hospital in India - a case control retrospective study

D. Nagarjuna, Gajanand Mittal, Rakesh Singh Dhanda, Rajni Gaind, Manisha Yadav

01.12.2018 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The addition of avibactam renders piperacillin an effective treatment for Mycobacterium abscessus infection in an in vivo model

Michal Meir, Pablo Bifani, Daniel Barkan

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antimicrobial susceptibility among gram-positive and gram-negative blood-borne pathogens collected between 2012-2016 as part of the Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial

Zhijie Zhang, Meng Chen, Ying Yu, Sisi Pan, Yong Liu

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Worldwide practices on flexible endoscope reprocessing

N. Kenters, E. Tartari, J. Hopman, Rehab H. El-Sokkary, M. Nagao, K. Marimuthu, M. C. Vos, E. G. W. Huijskens, Andreas Voss, ISAC working group

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hydrogen peroxide and sodium hypochlorite disinfectants are more effective against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms than quaternary ammonium compounds

Caitlinn B. Lineback, Carine A. Nkemngong, Sophie Tongyu Wu, Xiaobao Li, Peter J. Teska, Haley F. Oliver

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Wiping out MRSA: effect of introducing a universal disinfection wipe in a large UK teaching hospital

Mark I. Garvey, Martyn A. C. Wilkinson, Craig W. Bradley, Kerry L. Holden, Elisabeth Holden

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antimicrobial consumption in five adult intensive care units: a 33-month surveillance study

Hanan H. Balkhy, Aiman El-Saed, Ashraf El-Metwally, Yaseen M. Arabi, Sameera M. Aljohany, Muayed Al Zaibag, Salim Baharoon, Adel F. Alothman

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Self-contamination during doffing of personal protective equipment by healthcare workers to prevent Ebola transmission

Lorna K. P. Suen, Yue Ping Guo, Danny W. K. Tong, Polly H. M. Leung, David Lung, Mandy S. P. Ng, Timothy K. H. Lai, Kiki Y. K. Lo, Cypher H. Au-Yeung, Winnie Yu

01.12.2018 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Nosocomial outbreak of multi-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 15A in a centre for chronic pulmonary diseases

Guido J. H. Bastiaens, Amelieke J. H. Cremers, Jordy P. M. Coolen, Mayke T. Nillesen, Martin J. Boeree, Joost Hopman, Heiman F. L. Wertheim

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Incidence of infections due to third generation cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae - a prospective multicentre cohort study in six German university hospitals

Anna M. Rohde, Janine Zweigner, Miriam Wiese-Posselt, Frank Schwab, Michael Behnke, Axel Kola, Birgit Obermann, Johannes K.-M. Knobloch, Susanne Feihl, Christiane Querbach, Friedemann Gebhardt, Alexander Mischnik, Vera Ihle, Wiebke Schröder, Sabina Armean, Silke Peter, Evelina Tacconelli, Axel Hamprecht, Harald Seifert, Maria J. G. T. Vehreschild, Winfried V. Kern, Petra Gastmeier, on behalf of the DZIF-ATHOS study group

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