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  1. Early and accurate etiological diagnosis is very important for improving the prognosis of central nervous system (CNS) infections in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. The goal is not easily...

    Authors: Xihong Yang, Shuilian Zhou, Ziwei Chang, Xiaotong Xi, Jiahui Li, Mengjiao Miao, Yaling Chen, Wei Chen, Hongying Zhang, Ran Ding and Zhiliang Hu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:22
  2. Pregnancy-related infections are important contributors to maternal sepsis and mortality. We aimed to describe clinical, microbiological characteristics and use of antibiotics by source of infection and countr...

    Authors: Carolina C. Ribeiro-do-Valle, Mercedes Bonet, Vanessa Brizuela, Edgardo Abalos, Adama Baguiya, Fernando Bellissimo-Rodrigues, Mihaela Budianu, Lucian Puscasiu, Marian Knight, David Lissauer, Catherine Dunlop, Shevin T. Jacob, Sadia Shakoor, Luis Gadama, Bouchra Assarag, João Paulo Souza…
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:21
  3. Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) is the main etiological agent behind community-acquired and hospital-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs), which are among the most prevalent human infections. The manage...

    Authors: Sara A. Alshaikh, Tarek El-banna, Fatma Sonbol and Mahmoud H. Farghali
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:20
  4. In our study, K. pneumoniae strains (non-susceptible to carbapenem) (n = 60) were obtained from various clinical samples from Rize State Hospital between 2015 and 2017 and it is aimed to identify antibiotic resis...

    Authors: Esin Karaman, Ayşegül Çopur Çiçek, Vicdan Şemen and Fatih Şaban Beriş
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:19
  5. Brucellosis, developing complications including arthritis, spondylitis, sacroiliitis, and osteomyelitis, is one of the most common zoonotic diseases in the current world which causes economic losses to the liv...

    Authors: Lei Zhu, Chi Zhang, Chen Liang, Li Peng, Huanyu Yan, Xiuwen Liang and Youjia Xu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:18
  6. Salmonella infections continue to be one of the essential public health issues threatening millions of people. With the increasing occurrence of resistance against conventionally used antibiotics, the search for ...

    Authors: Reem A. Youssef, Masarra M. Sakr, Rania I. Shebl, Bishoy T. Saad and Khaled M. Aboshanab
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:17
  7. Guidelines about febrile neutropenia in paediatric patients are not homogeneous; the best empiric treatment of this condition should be driven by local epidemiology. The Weighted-Incidence Syndromic Combinatio...

    Authors: Cecilia Liberati, Daniele Donà, Linda Maestri, Maria Grazia Petris, Elisa Barbieri, Elisa Gallo, Jacopo Gallocchio, Marta Pierobon, Elisabetta Calore, Annachiara Zin, Giulia Brigadoi, Marcello Mariani, Alessio Mesini, Carolina Saffioti, Elisabetta Ugolotti, Dario Gregori…
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:16
  8. Multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria impose a considerable health-care burden and are associated with bronchiectasis exacerbation. This study investigated the clinical outcomes of adult patients with bronchiecta...

    Authors: Chih-Hao Chang, Chiung-Hsin Chang, Shih-Hao Huang, Chung-Shu Lee, Po-Chuan Ko, Chun-Yu Lin, Meng-Heng Hsieh, Yu-Tung Huang, Horng-Chyuan Lin, Li-Fu Li, Fu-Tsai Chung, Chun-Hua Wang and Hung-Yu Huang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:15
  9. This study aimed to characterise the whole-genome structure of two clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae strains co-harbouring mcr-8.1 and tmexCD1-toprJ1, both resistant to colistin and tigecycline.

    Authors: Qian Wang, Meng Zhang, Yue Liu, Jinmei Li, Ran Chen, Yueling Wang, Yan Jin, Yuanyuan Bai, Zhen Song, Xinglun Lu, Changyin Wang and Yingying Hao
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:14
  10. Recently, extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (XDR-PA) isolates have been increasingly detected and posed great challenges to clinical anti-infection treatments. However, little is known about exten...

    Authors: Jun Li, Mengli Tang, Zhaojun Liu, Yuhan Wei, Fengjun Xia, Yubing Xia, Yongmei Hu, Haichen Wang and Mingxiang Zou
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:13
  11. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a major Gram-negative pathogen that can exacerbate lung infections in the patients with cystic fibrosis, which can ultimately lead to death.

    Authors: Zimeng Hu, Lu Zhou, Xingyu Tao, Pei Li, Xiangkuan Zheng, Wei Zhang and Zhongming Tan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:12
  12. Global impact of COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the urgency for efficient virus detection and identification of variants such as the Q57H mutation. Early and efficient detection of SARS-CoV-2 among densely p...

    Authors: Maryam Nawab, Syeda Kiran Riaz, Eiman Ismail, Alfar Ahamed, Aaysha Tariq, Muhammad Faraz Arshad Malik, Naeem F. Qusty, Farkad Bantun, Petr Slama, Massab Umair, Shafiul Haque, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana and Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:11
  13. This study aims to identify the most effective diagnostic method for distinguishing pathogenic and non-pathogenic Gram-negative bacteria (GNB) in suspected pneumonia cases using metagenomic next-generation seq...

    Authors: Wenyan Liang, Qun Zhang, Qian Qian, Mingyue Wang, Yuchen Ding, Ji Zhou, Yi Zhu, Yu Jin, Xuesong Chen, Hui Kong, Wei Song, Xin Lu, Xiaodong Wu, Xiaoyong Xu, Shanling Dai and Wenkui Sun
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:10
  14. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is one of the most serious pathogens implicated in antimicrobial resistance, and it has been identified as an ESKAPE along with other extremely significant multidrug resista...

    Authors: Mona Salem, Gamal Younis, Asmaa Sadat, Nehal Ahmed Talaat Nouh, Dalal Nasser Binjawhar, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim, Mohamed Elbadawy and Amal Awad
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:9
  15. Pneumocystis jirovecii (P. jirovecii) is an opportunistic fungus responsible for Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in deeply immunocompromised patients and for pulmonary colonization in individuals with mild immunosup...

    Authors: Alan Rucar, Anne Totet, Yohann Le Govic, Baptiste Demey and Céline Damiani
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:8
  16. The ability of Staphylococcus epidermidis and S. aureus to form strong biofilm on plastic devices makes them the major pathogens associated with device-related infections (DRIs). Biofilm-embedded bacteria are mor...

    Authors: Toktam Sharafi, Ezzat Allah Ghaemi, Maryam Rafiee and Abdollah Ardebili
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:7
  17. Antibiotic resistance is one of the most serious global health problems and threatens the effective treatment of bacterial infections. Of greatest concern are infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase...

    Authors: Katja Hrovat, Katja Molan, Katja Seme and Jerneja Ambrožič Avguštin
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:6
  18. Hospital-acquired infections caused by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa incline hospital stay and costs of treatment that resulted in an increased mortality rate. The frequency of P. aeruginosa high-ris...

    Authors: Nazila Ahmadi, Himen Salimizand, Abolfazl Rafati Zomorodi, Jalileh Ebn Abbas, Rashid Ramazanzadeh, Fakhri Haghi, Sepideh Hassanzadeh, Mojdeh Jahantigh and Mojtaba Shahin
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:5
  19. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is the most common etiology of chronic gastric. H. pylori gastritis would gradually evolve into gastric atrophy, intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia and malignant lesions. H...

    Authors: Jianxiang Peng, Jinliang Xie, Dingwei Liu, Kaijie Yang, Shuang Wu, Dongsheng Liu, Deqiang Huang and Yong Xie
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:4
  20. This study aimed to investigate the role of rapid syndromic diagnostic testing of gastrointestinal pathogens as a clinical decision support tool in a pediatric emergency department (ED) by comparing clinical d...

    Authors: Hyun Mi Kang, In Hyuk Yoo and Dae Chul Jeong
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:3
  21. Whipple’s disease caused by Tropheryma whipplei is difficult to diagnose because of a broad spectrum of manifestations and non-specific clinical signs. In the current global era, the incidence of duodenal infecti...

    Authors: Sumi Yoon, Min Eui Hong, Soon Auck Hong, Tae-Hyoung Kim and Mi-Kyung Lee
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:2
  22. Transplant recipients are immunocompromised and vulnerable to developing tuberculosis. However, active tuberculosis incidence is rapidly declining in South Korea, but the trend of tuberculosis infection among ...

    Authors: JongHoon Hyun, Myeongjee Lee, Inkyung Jung, Eunhwa Kim, Seung Min Hahn, Yu Ri Kim, Sungmin Lim, Kyong Ihn, Min Young Kim, Jong Gyun Ahn, Joon-Sup Yeom, Su Jin Jeong and Ji-Man Kang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:1
  23. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a rapidly evolving pathogen that is frequently associated with outbreaks and sustained epidemics. This study investigated the population structure, resistome,...

    Authors: Salma W. Elsayed, Reem A. Elghaish, Eman Badr, Shaimaa F. Mouftah, Nehal A. Saif, Iman S. Naga, Ahmed H. Shata, Ben Pascoe, Samuel K. Sheppard and Mohamed Elhadidy
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:109
  24. To evaluate the clinical and epidemiological impact of a new molecular surveillance strategy based on qPCR to control an outbreak by Serratia marcescens in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

    Authors: Ángel Rodríguez-Villodres, José Manuel Ortiz de la Rosa, Raquel Valencia-Martin, Francisco Jiménez Parrilla, Guillermo Martín-Gutiérrez, Natividad Márquez Patiño, Estela Perea Cruz, María Teresa Sánchez Jiménez, Antonio Pavón Delgado, José Miguel Cisneros and José Antonio Lepe
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:108
  25. To evaluate effect of inoculum size of extended-spectrum β-Lactamase (ESBL)-producing-, AmpC-producing-, and KPC-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae on the in vitro antibacterial effects of imipe...

    Authors: Xueting Wang, Luying Xiong, Yuan Wang, Kai Yang, Tingting Xiao, Xiaohui Chi, Tao Chen, Yanzi Zhou, Ping Lu, Dilimulati Dilinuer, Pin Shen, Yunbo Chen and Yonghong Xiao
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:107
  26. To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of linezolid-containing regimens for treatment of M. abscessus pulmonary disease.

    Authors: Li-ping Cheng, Qing Zhang, Hai Lou, Xiao-na Shen, Qing-rong Qu, Jie Cao, Wei Wei, Wei Sha and Qin Sun
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:106
  27. Legionnaires’ Disease (LD) rarely evolves into pulmonary abscesses. The current systematic review has been designed to explore therapeutical strategies in pulmonary cavitary LD.

    Authors: Marco Moretti, Lisanne De Boek, Bart Ilsen, Thomas Demuyser and Eef Vanderhelst
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:105
  28. To investigate the characteristics of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in bone and joint infection (BJI) among children.

    Authors: Pan Fu, Yaxier Nijiati, Tingting Li, Xia Wu, Zixuan Wang, Jinlan Zhou, Chuanqing Wang and Bo Ning
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:104
  29. In the diagnosis of bloodstream infection (BSI), various inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein (CRP), procalcitonin (PCT), interleukins (IL), white blood cell count (WBC), neutrophil percentage (NE%)...

    Authors: Xianggui Yang, Jun Zeng, Xuejing Yu, Zhenguo Wang, Dan Wang, Qin Zhou, Tingting Bai and Ying Xu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:103
  30. The current study evaluated the diagnostic performance of serum (1,3)-beta-D Glucan (BDG) in differentiating PJP from P. jirovecii-colonization in HIV-uninfected patients with P. jirovecii PCR-positive results.

    Authors: Yuan Huang, Jie Yi, Jing-jing Song, Li-jun Du, Xiao-meng Li, Lin-lin Cheng, Song-xin Yan, Hao-long Li, Yong-mei Liu, Hao-ting Zhan, Ya-ling Dou and Yong-zhe Li
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:102
  31. Authors: Ángel Estella, Ignacio Martín-Loeches, María Recuerda Núñez, Clara González García, Liliana Marcela Pesaresi, Alvaro Antón Escors, Maria Dolores López Prieto and Juan Manuel Sánchez Calvo
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:100

    The original article was published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:90

  32. Clinically, a large part of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients is complicated by oral lesions. Although previous studies proved oral microbial dysbiosis in IBD patients, the bacterial community in the g...

    Authors: Jun Xu, Yu Zhang, Xiao-Hui Fang, Yun Liu, Yi-Bo Huang, Zi-Liang Ke, Yang Wang, Yi-Fan Zhang, Yang Zhang, Jian-Hua Zhou, Hui-Ting Su, Ning Chen and Yu-Lan Liu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:99
  33. Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a severe deep neck space infection with an insufficiently characterized bacterial etiology. We aimed to reveal the bacteria associated with PTA applying next generation sequencin...

    Authors: Merili Saar, Risto Vaikjärv, Ülle Parm, Priit Kasenõmm, Siiri Kõljalg, Epp Sepp, Madis Jaagura, Andres Salumets, Jelena Štšepetova and Reet Mändar
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:98
  34. Tsukamurella spp. are obligate aerobic, gram-positive, non-motile, and slightly acid-fast bacilli belonging to the Actinomycetes family. They share many characteristics with Nocardia, Rhodococcus, Gordonia, and t...

    Authors: Shinsuke Mizuno, Yoshiyuki Tsukamura, Shuro Nishio, Toshiaki Ishida, Daiichiro Hasegawa, Yoshiyuki Kosaka, Tadasuke Ooka, Junichiro Nishi and Masashi Kasai
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:97
  35. Globally, surgical site infections (SSI) are the most commonly reported healthcare-associated infections.

    Authors: Seble Worku, Tamrat Abebe, Ashenafi Alemu, Berhanu Seyoum, Göte Swedberg, Alemseged Abdissa, Adane Mihret and Getachew Tesfaye Beyene
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:96
  36. This study aimed to illustrate the status of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) infections in a Chinese tertiary hospital and to investigate the role of outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) in antibiotic resis...

    Authors: Lifeng Yao, Beiwen Wei, Yuanxia Wang, Beihui Xu, Meng Yang, Xu Chen and Fuxiang Chen
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:95
  37. Antimicrobial susceptibility tests (ASTs) are pivotal tools for detecting and combating infections caused by multidrug-resistant rapidly growing mycobacteria (RGM) but are time-consuming and labor-intensive.

    Authors: Weicong Ren, Yuli Mao, Shanshan Li, Bo Gao, Xiaoting Fu, Xiaolu Liu, Pengfei Zhu, Yuanyuan Shang, Yuandong Li, Bo Ma, Luyang Sun, Jian Xu and Yu Pang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:94
  38. This study aimed to evaluate antibiotic resistance genes and virulence genes and the clonal relationship of the carbapenem-nonsusceptible Klebsiella pneumoniae strains by molecular methods which are isolated from...

    Authors: Yunus Emre Ibik, Nebahat Ejder, Elif Sevim, Erva Rakici, Elif Seren Tanriverdi and Aysegül Copur Cicek
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:93
  39. Francisella tularensis is a Gram-negative bacteria, that may cause a zoonotic disease, tularemia. Here, we describe a patient case, where a previously healthy young woman in Northern Finland contacted health care...

    Authors: Vesa Mäki-Koivisto, Marianne Korkala, Lotta Simola, Sonja Suutari-Kontio, Sini Koivunen, Teija Puhto and Ilkka S. Junttila
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:92
  40. Bacterial infections in COVID-19 patients, especially those caused by multidrug-resistant gram-negative strains, are associated with increased morbidity, hospital stay and mortality. However, there is limited ...

    Authors: Jeniffer Munyiva Mutua, John Mwaniki Njeru and Abednego Moki Musyoki
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:91
  41. Diagnosing COVID-19-associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA) can be challenging since radiological and clinical criteria in the critically ill patient are nonspecific. Microbiological diagnostic support is th...

    Authors: Ángel Estella, Ignacio Martín-Loeches, María Recuerda Núñez, Clara González García, Liliana Marcela Pesaresi, Alvaro Antón Escors, Maria Dolores López Prieto and Juan Manuel Sánchez Calvo
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:90

    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:100

  42. Biofilm formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is known to be characteristic of this organism. This bacterium is considered one of the most life-threatening bacteria and has been identified as a prio...

    Authors: Hassan Valadbeigi, Nourkhoda Sadeghifard, Vahab Hassan Kaviar, Mohammad Hossein Haddadi, Sobhan Ghafourian and Abbas Maleki
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:89
  43. The Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae) bacterial isolates that produce extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) contribute to global life-threatening infections. This study conduct...

    Authors: Tsepo Ramatla, Tshepo Mafokwane, Kgaugelo Lekota, Maropeng Monyama, George Khasapane, Naledi Serage, Jane Nkhebenyane, Carlos Bezuidenhout and Oriel Thekisoe
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:88
  44. This study investigated the differences in epidemiological and clinical data, and antimicrobial susceptibilities among different subspecies of Mycobacterium abscessus complex (MABSC) clinical isolates at a medica...

    Authors: Songkiat Sukmongkolchai, Suthidee Petsong, Nont Oudomying, Ajala Prommi, Sunchai Payungporn, Warat Usawakidwiree, Kanphai Wongjarit, Gompol Suwanpimolkul, Kiatichai Faksri, Chusana Suankratay and Suwatchareeporn Rotcheewaphan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:87
  45. Several pieces of evidence suggest that certain pathobionts belonging to Enterobacterales are associated with the development and progression of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Extended-spectrum β-lactamase...

    Authors: Ayda Afshari Kharaghani, Naser Harzandi, Babak Khorsand, Mohsen Rajabnia, Azin Afshari Kharaghani and Hamidreza Houri
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:86
  46. Patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU) are at risk of Gram-negative bacteria (GNB) infections, especially those caused by multidrug-resistant (MDR) isolates, increasing morbidity, mortality, and healt...

    Authors: Jane Wairimu Maina, Frank Gekara Onyambu, Peter Shikuku Kibet and Abednego Moki Musyoki
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:85
  47. Klebsiella pneumoniae is a significant healthcare-associated pathogen. We investigated the antimicrobial interaction pattern between zinc sulfate and antibiotics against K. pneumoniae biofilm on the phenotypic an...

    Authors: Rania I. Shebl, Walid F. Elkhatib and Mona Shaban E. M. Badawy
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:84
  48. Urogenital Mycoplasma infections are considered an important public health problem, owing to the presence of antibiotic resistance or decreased susceptibility, the treatment options are limited.

    Authors: Xiaoyan Wen, Mojgan Sarabi Nobakht, Yue Yang, Ebrahim Kouhsari, Sara Hajilari, Matin Zafar Shakourzadeh and Khalil Azizian
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:83
  49. Egypt has witnessed elevated incidence rates of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in intensive care units (ICUs). The treatment of these infections is becoming more challenging whilst colistin-...

    Authors: Eriny T. Attalla, Amal M. Khalil, Azza S. Zakaria, Dave J. Baker and Nelly M. Mohamed
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:82