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  1. The dramatic upsurge of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) by hypervirulent isolates along with the paucity of effective conventional treatment call for the development of new alternative medicines against ...

    Authors: Masoumeh Azimirad, Maryam Noori, Fahimeh Azimirad, Fatemeh Gholami, Kaveh Naseri, Abbas Yadegar, Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei and Mohammad Reza Zali
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:41
  2. Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae or Mycobacterium lepromatosis that is mainly transmitted through droplets from the nose and mouth of untreated patients. Owing to the lack of...

    Authors: Yanfang Zhang, Xuezhong Lei and Jiajie Lu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:40
  3. The aim of the present study is to compare the performance of 16S rRNA Nanopore sequencing and conventional culture in detecting infectious pathogens in patients with suspected meningitis in a resource-limited...

    Authors: Srinivas Reddy Pallerla, Do Van Dong, Le Thi Kieu Linh, Trinh Van Son, Dao Thanh Quyen, Phan Quoc Hoan, Ngo Tat Trung, Nguyen Trong The, Jule Rüter, Sébastien Boutin, Dennis Nurjadi, Bui Tien Sy, Peter G. Kremsner, Christian G. Meyer, Le Huu Song and Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:39
  4. Antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria are becoming a major public health threat such as the important opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa). The present study investigated enhancemen...

    Authors: Ting Huang, Mao Zeng, Huiyao Fu, Kelei Zhao, Tao Song, Yidong Guo, Jingyu Zhou, Longfei Zhai, Chaolan Liu, Balakrishnan Prithiviraj, Xinrong Wang and Yiwen Chu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:38
  5. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are considered an important public health problem, and treatment options are limited. Accordingly, in this meta-analysis, we analyzed published studie...

    Authors: Fei Liu, Sajad Rajabi, Chunhua Shi, Ghazale Afifirad, Nazanin Omidi, Ebrahim Kouhsari, Saeed Khoshnood and Khalil Azizian
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:37
  6. A multicountry monkeypox disease (MPX) outbreak began in May 2022 in Europe, leading to the assessment as a potential Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) on June 23, 2022. Some observation...

    Authors: Vicente A. Benites-Zapata, Juan R. Ulloque-Badaracco, Esteban A. Alarcon-Braga, Enrique A. Hernandez-Bustamante, Melany D. Mosquera-Rojas, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana and Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:36
  7. Escherichia coli (E. coli) O25b/ST131 clone causes urinary tract infection (UTI) and is associated with a broad spectrum of other infections, such as intra-abdominal and soft tissue infections, that can be affect...

    Authors: Amin Khoshbayan, Rezvan Golmoradi Zadeh, Majid Taati Moghadam, Shiva Mirkalantari and Atieh Darbandi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:35
  8. Authors: Muhammad Hayat Haider, Timothy D. McHugh, Kerry Roulston, Liã Bárbara Arruda, Zahra Sadouki and Saba Riaz
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:34

    The original article was published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:18

  9. New vaccines are being developed to fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In our study we compared the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines to prevent COVID-19-related infections and mortality.

    Authors: Marharyta Sobczak and Rafał Pawliczak
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:32
  10. Observable emergence of Vancomycin-Non susceptible Coagulase-negative Staphylococci (VNS-CoNS) associated with skin and soft tissue infections spreading among the urban and rural populace is gradually intensif...

    Authors: Paul A. Akinduti, Yemisi Dorcas Obafemi, Harriet Ugboko, Maged El-Ashker, Olayemi Akinnola, Chioma Jane Agunsoye, Abiola Oladotun, Bruno S. J. Phiri and Solomon U. Oranusi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:31
  11. Acinetobacter baumannii is an opportunistic and antibiotic-resistant pathogen that predominantly causes nosocomial infections. There is urgent need for development nonantibiotic-based treatment strategies. We dev...

    Authors: Omid Yeganeh, Mahdi Shabani, Parviz Pakzad, Nariman Mosaffa and Ali Hashemi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:30
  12. Klebsiella pneumoniae is a gram-negative pathogen common cause of nosocomial infections. Colistin is a last resort antibiotic to treat infections caused by K. pneumoniae. In recent years, the resistance rate to ...

    Authors: Negar Narimisa, Forough Goodarzi and Shirin Bavari
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:29
  13. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a common human pathogen, responsible for a broad spectrum of infections. Sites of infection can vary, but the hepato-biliary system is of particular concern due to the infection-asso...

    Authors: Bernd Neumann, Norman Lippmann, Sebastian Wendt, Thomas Karlas, Christoph Lübbert, Guido Werner, Yvonne Pfeifer and Christopher F. Schuster
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:28
  14. Staphylococcus aureus can cause many diseases and even death. It’s important to detect Staphylococcus aureus rapidly and reliably. The accuracy of a novel test named LAMP in detecting Staphylococcus aureus is unc...

    Authors: Li-Jun Long, Min Lin, Yu-Ran Chen, Xin Meng, Ting-Ting Cui, Ya-Ping Li and Xu-Guang Guo
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:27
  15. GeneXpert enterovirus Assay is a PCR-based assay for Enterovirus meningitis diagnosis. However, there is currently no research about the performance of GeneXpert enterovirus assay in the diagnosis of enterovir...

    Authors: Min Lin, Yun-Ran Li, Qi-Wen Lan, Li-Jun Long, Jia-Qi Liu, Ying-Wen Chen, Xun-Jie Cao, Ge-Yuan Wu, Ya-Ping Li and Xu-Guang Guo
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:25
  16. This study investigated the diagnostic utility of the BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia Panel (PN panel), an automated and multiplexed nucleic acid detection system that rapidly detects 26 pathogens (18 bacteria and...

    Authors: Kosuke Kosai, Norihiko Akamatsu, Kenji Ota, Fujiko Mitsumoto-Kaseida, Kei Sakamoto, Hiroo Hasegawa, Koichi Izumikawa, Hiroshi Mukae and Katsunori Yanagihara
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:24
  17. The hypervirulent pathotype of Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKp) is mainly mediated by large virulent plasmids. It seems that these hypervirulent plasmids (HVPs) are accumulating antimicrobial resistance genes (ARGs) ...

    Authors: Negin Bolourchi, Anam Naz, Maryam Sohrabi and Farzad Badmasti
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:23
  18. Fluoroquinolones are a group of antibiotics used in urinary tract infections. Unfortunately, resistance to this group of drugs is currently growing. The combined action of fluoroquinolones and other antibacter...

    Authors: Jana Przekwas, Jakub Gębalski, Joanna Kwiecińska-Piróg, Natalia Wiktorczyk-Kapischke, Ewa Wałecka-Zacharska, Eugenia Gospodarek-Komkowska, Dorota Rutkowska and Krzysztof Skowron
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:22
  19. Antimicrobial resistance is growing substantially, which necessitates the search for novel therapeutic options. Terbinafine, an allylamine antifungal agent that exhibits a broad spectrum of activity and is use...

    Authors: Momen Askoura, Nehal Yousef, Basem Mansour and Fatma Al-zahraa A. Yehia
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:21
  20. Detection of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases (ESBLs) depends on screening for resistance to certain cephalosporins, confirmation with selective ESBL inhibitors, and ESBL genes detection. New tests are requir...

    Authors: Mohammad Al-Tamimi, Hadeel Albalawi, Marwan Shalabi, Jumana Abu-Raideh, Ashraf I. Khasawneh and Farah Alhaj
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:20
  21. Antimicrobial resistance of H. pylori can lead to treatment failure. Importantly, several studies have reported on heteroresistance, i.e. the presence of resistant and susceptible H. pylori populations in the sam...

    Authors: Ebrahim Kouhsari, Nourkhoda Sadeghifard, Arezoo Khadiv, Hojjat Sayadi, Taghi Amiriani, Sobhan Ghafourian, Hassan Valadbeigi and Marcela Krutova
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:19
  22. Burn patients are highly susceptible to invasion by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB) through post-burn damage. The prevalence of MDR-GNB isolated from burns patients has increased dramatica...

    Authors: Muhammad Hayat Haider, Timothy D. McHugh, Kerry Roulston, Liã Bárbara Arruda, Zahra Sadouki and Saba Riaz
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:18

    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:34

  23. Disseminated nocardiosis still causes significant morbidity and mortality and is often caused by Nocardia asteroides, N. basiliensis, and N. farcinica and are often treated with trimethoprim–sulfamethoxazole (TMP...

    Authors: Mazin Barry, Shahad AlShehri, Ahlam alguhani, Mohammad Barry, Ali Alhijji, Khalifa Binkhamis, Fahad Al-Majid, Fatimah S. Al-Shahrani and Taim Muayqil
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:17
  24. Dalbavancin is a semisynthetic antibiotic used as an alternative to vancomycin for skin infections and osteomyelitis. Its long half-life decreases length of hospitalizations. This study analyzes the effectiven...

    Authors: Connor Evins, Harrison Lancaster and Amanda E. Schnee
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:16
  25. Lyme borreliosis is the most prevalent arthropod-borne infection in the Northern Hemisphere. In Europe, Borrelia afzelii is predominantly involved in cutaneous manifestations, Borrelia garinii and Borrelia bavari...

    Authors: Pierre Duffau, Skander Korbi, Vivien Guillotin, Emilie Talagrand-Reboul, Armelle Ménard and Olivia Peuchant
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:15
  26. Increases in resistance to fluoroquinolones have been correlated with the use of levofloxacin in the treatment of infections caused by Escherichia coli. The analysis presents the in vitro activity of ceftazidime-...

    Authors: Gregory G. Stone and Meredith A. Hackel
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:13
  27. Legionellosis remains a public health problem. The most common diagnostic method to detect Legionella pneumophila (L. pneumophila) is culture. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a fast and accurate method for thi...

    Authors: Xin Yin, Ying-Zhou Chen, Qi-Qing Ye, Li-Juan Liao, Zhuo-Rui Cai, Min Lin, Jia-Na Li, Geng-Biao Zhang, Xiao-Li Peng, Wen-Fang Shi and Xu-Guang Guo
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:12
  28. The rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 has created a shortage of supplies of reagents for its detection throughout the world, especially in Latin America. The pooling of samples consists of combining individual patien...

    Authors: Miguel Hueda-Zavaleta, Cesar Copaja-Corzo, Vicente A. Benites-Zapata, Pedro Cardenas-Rueda, Jorge L. Maguiña and Alfonso J. Rodríguez-Morales
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:11
  29. The carbapenem-resistance genes blaVIM are widely disseminated in Pseudomonas, and frequently harbored within class 1 integrons that reside within various mobile genetic elements (MGEs). However, there are few re...

    Authors: Fangzhou Chen, Peng Wang, Zhe Yin, Huiying Yang, Lingfei Hu, Ting Yu, Ying Jing, Jiayao Guan, Jiahong Wu and Dongsheng Zhou
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:10
  30. Olsenella uli is anaerobic or microaerophilic bacteria, commonly found in oral cavity or gastrointestinal tract, which has not been reported to be associated with lower respiratory tract infection. Herein, we re...

    Authors: Yufen Yan, Hong Li, Shuai Li, Shuhui Liu, Nan Jia, Yanfei Liu, Qing Liu, Jing Li and Chunhua Han
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:9
  31. Post-vaccination BCG disease typically attests to underlying inborn errors of immunity (IEIs), with the highest rates of complications in patients with Mendelian susceptibility to mycobacterial disease (MSMD)....

    Authors: Seyed Alireza Mahdaviani, Mazdak Fallahi, Mahnaz Jamee, Majid Marjani, Payam Tabarsi, Afshin Moniri, Parisa Farnia, Zahra Daneshmandi, Nima Parvaneh, Jean-Laurent Casanova, Jacinta Bustamante, Davood Mansouri and Ali Akbar Velayati
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:8
  32. Sepsis was recently redefined as a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. With this redefinition (Sepsis-3), clinical and microbiological characteristics of pat...

    Authors: David Yu, David Unger, Christian Unge, Åsa Parke, Jonas Sundén-Cullberg, Kristoffer Strålin and Volkan Özenci
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:7
  33. Nosocomial infections (NIs) could lead to considerably higher mortality rates, length of the hospital stays and costs, and represent a serious public health concern worldwide. Besides, the unreasonable use of ...

    Authors: Mehrnoush Afsharipour, Shima Mahmoudi, Hojatollahh Raji, Babak Pourakbari and Setareh Mamishi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:6
  34. Protothecosis is a rare infection in humans and animals caused by the achlorophyllic algae Prototheca species. More than half of the protothecosis cases are cutaneous infections, and most cases are observed in im...

    Authors: Marie Yamashita, Mahoko Ikeda, Ito Kato, Yuki Ohama, Mizuo Ando, Masako Ikemura, Daisuke Jubishi, Yoshiaki Kanno, Koh Okamoto, Takashi Umeyama, Shigeki Nakamura, Yoshitsugu Miyazaki, Shu Okugawa and Kyoji Moriya
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:5
  35. Pyelonephritis is one of the most serious bacterial illnesses during childhood. Gram-negative organisms account for up to 90% of the cases. Gram-positive bacteria are uncommon causes of urinary tract infection...

    Authors: Samantha Pérez-Cavazos, Daniela Cisneros-Saldaña, Fernando Espinosa-Villaseñor, José Iván Castillo-Bejarano, Denisse Natalie Vaquera-Aparicio, Hugo Sánchez-Alanís and Abiel Mascareñas-De los Santos
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:4
  36. This study was carried out to determine the prevalence and the genetic background of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli invasive isolates obtained from a tertiary-care hospital in Budapest, ...

    Authors: Kinga Tóth, Ákos Tóth, Katalin Kamotsay, Viktória Németh and Dóra Szabó
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:3
  37. Widespread misuse of antibiotics caused bacterial resistance increasingly become a serious threat. Bacteriophage therapy promises alternative treatment strategies for combatting drug-resistant bacterial infect...

    Authors: Behnam Sisakhtpour, Arezoo Mirzaei, Vajihe Karbasizadeh, Nafiseh Hosseini, Mehdi Shabani and Sharareh Moghim
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:1
  38. Periprosthetic fungal infections are considered rare and opportunistic infections. Treatment is difficult, and established standards do not yet exist. The choice of the appropriate antifungal drug might affect...

    Authors: Andreas Enz, Silke Müller, Wolfram Mittelmeier and Annett Klinder
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:86
  39. There is growing evidence that antibody responses play a role in the resolution of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Patients with primary or secondary antibody deficiency are at increased risk of persistent infection. Th...

    Authors: Yusri Taha, Hayley Wardle, Adam B. Evans, Ewan R. Hunter, Helen Marr, Wendy Osborne, Matthew Bashton, Darren Smith, Shirelle Burton-Fanning, Matthias L. Schmid and Christopher J. A. Duncan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:85
  40. There is paucity of data on the prevalence and distribution of multidrug- Resistant-Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in the Republic of Congo. Among the challenges resides the implementation of a robust TB resistance dia...

    Authors: Darrel Ornelle Elion Assiana, Jabar Babatunde Pacôme Achimi Abdul, Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi, Micheska Epola, Jeannhey Christevy Vouvoungui, Albert Mabiala, Christopher Mebiame Biyogho, Jean Ronald Edoa, Bayodé Roméo Adegbite, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Linzy Elton, Julio Ortiz Canseco, Timothy D. McHugh, Gabriel Ahombo and Francine Ntoumi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:84
  41. Solid transplant patients are susceptible to Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP). While the vast majority of PJP cases occur within the first 6 months after transplantation, very few PJP cases are seen beyond ...

    Authors: Jing Peng, Ming Ni, Dunfeng Du, Yanjun Lu, Juan Song, Weiyong Liu, Na Shen, Xiong Wang, Yaowu Zhu, Bruce A. Vallance, Ziyong Sun and Hong Bing Yu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:83
  42. Transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy (TRUS-Bx) is considered an essential urological procedure for the histological diagnosis of prostate cancer. It is, however, considered a “contaminated” procedure ...

    Authors: Katarzyna Piekarska, Katarzyna Zacharczuk, Tomasz Wołkowicz, Mateusz Mokrzyś, Natalia Wolaniuk, Magdalena Nowakowska, Stanisław Szempliński, Jakub Dobruch and Rafał Gierczyński
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:81
  43. BlaAFM-1 (GenBank Accession No. 143105.1) is a new B1 subclass metallo-β-lactamase gene discovered by our group, and isolated from an Alcaligenes faecalis plasmid that renders carbapenem antibiotics ineffective. ...

    Authors: Yingcheng Qin, Xiaonv Duan, Yuan Peng and Yongyu Rui
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:80
  44. The chemotherapeutic management of infections has become challenging due to the global emergence of antibiotic resistant pathogenic bacteria. The recent expansion of studies on plant-derived natural products h...

    Authors: Mackingsley Kushan Dassanayake, Teng-Jin Khoo and Jia An
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:79
  45. Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP) is an opportunistic infection affecting immunocompromised individuals. However, evidence regarding the burden and effectiveness of prophylaxis among rheumatic patients remain...

    Authors: Shirley Chiu Wai Chan, Ho Yin Chung, Chak Sing Lau and Philip Hei Li
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:78