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  1. Nasopharyngeal carriage of bacteria is the main source for transmission of pathogens across individuals and horizontal spread of organisms in the community. It is an important risk factor for the acquisition o...

    Authors: Chernet Belayhun, Mihret Tilahun, Abdurahaman Seid, Agumas Shibabaw, Bekele Sharew, Melaku Ashagrie Belete and Wondmagegn Demsiss
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:9
  2. Streptococcus agalactiae or group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a leading infectious cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. It is essential to establish a robust method for the rapid and ultra-sensitive detection ...

    Authors: Donghong Yu, Bin Liang, Haipo Xu, Lu Chen, Zhoujie Ye, Zhihui Wu and Xinrui Wang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:8
  3. Pathogenic Escherichia coli are an important cause of bacterial infections in both humans and pigs and many of antimicrobials are used for the treatment of E. coli infection. The objective of this study was to in...

    Authors: Kwang-Won Seo, Kyung-Hyo Do, Min-Kyoung Shin, Woo-Kon Lee and Wan-Kyu Lee
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:7
  4. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS) for the diagnosis of Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia (PCP) in critically pediatric patients.

    Authors: Hengxin Chen, Yujian Liang, Ruizhi Wang, Yijie Wu, Xiaoyun Zhang, Hao Huang, Xuegao Yu, Mengzhi Hong, Juhua Yang, Kang Liao, Hongxu Xu, Min Liu, Peisong Chen and Yili Chen
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:6
  5. Maternal rectovaginal colonization with group B Streptococcus (GBS) or Streptococcus agalactiae is the most common pathway for this disease during the perinatal period. This meta-analysis aimed to summarize exist...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Yan Zhang, Miao Lin, Junfeng Bao, Gaoying Wang, Ruirui Dong, Ping Zou, Yuejuan Chen, Na Li, Ting Zhang, Zhaoliang Su and Xiuzhen Pan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:5
  6. Chronic endometritis (CE) is a disease of continuous and subtle inflammation occurring in the endometrial stromal area, which is often asymptomatic or present with non-specific clinical symptoms.

    Authors: Qing Chen, Xiaowei Zhang, Qicai Hu, Wei Zhang, Yi Xie and Weixia Wei
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:4
  7. Knowledge about the prevalence, factors and mortality associated with subsequent carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) infection among hematological malignancies (HM) patients colonized with CRE is limited.

    Authors: Xia Chen, Ximao Wen, Zhiping Jiang and Qun Yan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:3
  8. Spectra™ VRE agar (Remel, Lenexa, KS) is a chromogenic agar that is FDA approved for screening patients for VRE colonization. The package insert recommends confirming isolates with identification and susceptib...

    Authors: Kendall Kling, Javier Rios, Laura Dirnberger, Wanda Polanco, Kevin Fritz, Michael Malczynski, Teresa Zembower and Chao Qi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:2
  9. Carbapenem resistance is endemic in the Indian sub-continent. In this study, carbapenem resistance rates and the prevalence of different carbapenemases were determined in Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, ...

    Authors: Nirupama Chatterjee, Pushpa K. Nirwan, Shruti Srivastava, Ruchi Rati, Lalit Sharma, Priyanka Sharma, Priyambada Dwivedi and Namita Jaggi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:1
  10. Intracranial abscesses are rare but serious, and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Due to both the rarity and severity of these infections, well-controlled trials have not been reported ...

    Authors: Terry John Evans, Sarah Jawad, Nida Kalyal, Angelina Nadarajah, Meriem Amarouche, Simon Stapleton, Christopher Ward and Aodhan Breathnach
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:58
  11. Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infection is an emerging disease in people undergone to cardiothoracic surgery, which need to be suspected also with atypical presentations.

    Authors: Tommaso Clemente, Vincenzo Spagnuolo, Martina Bottanelli, Marco Ripa, Benedetto Del Forno, Elena Busnardo, Giuseppe Di Lucca, Antonella Castagna and Anna Danise
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:57
  12. Edwardsiella tarda is a member of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from freshwater and sea. E. tarda infection in humans commonly causes gastroenteritis, but rarely causes bacteremia. However, few studies have describ...

    Authors: Kohei Hasegawa, Murata Kenya, Kumiko Suzuki and Yoshihiko Ogawa
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:56
  13. The prevalence of Tropheryma whipplei varies depending on age, region, and underlying disease. We estimated the prevalence of T. whipplei in the stools of Korean patients with diarrhea using real-time PCR (RT-PCR...

    Authors: Sumi Yoon, Yoo Jeong Choi, Yong Kwan Lim, Oh Joo Kweon, Hye Ryoun Kim, Tae-Hyoung Kim and Mi-Kyung Lee
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:55
  14. Among patients with haematological malignancy, bacteraemia is a common complication during chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. Resistance of gram-negative bacteria (GNB) to third-generation cephalosporins (3GC) ...

    Authors: Jara R. de la Court, Sjoukje H. S. Woudt, Annelot F. Schoffelen, Jarom Heijmans, Nick A. de Jonge, Tjomme van der Bruggen, Marije K. Bomers, Merel M. C. Lambregts, Rogier P. Schade and Kim C. E. Sigaloff
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:54
  15. Corynebacterium striatum is a microorganism with an excellent capacity for biofilm production and thus has been correlated with nosocomial transmission and invasive infections. However, little is known about the ...

    Authors: Juan Wen, Zhaohui Wang, Xiaoli Du, Roushan Liu and Junrui Wang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:53
  16. Pulmonary cryptococcosis (PC) and mixed pulmonary infection are difficult to be diagnosed due to the non-specificity and their overlapping clinical manifestations. In terms of the clinical diagnosis of PC and ...

    Authors: Ziqian Qin, Yiwu Zou, Zehe Huang, Ning Yu, Zhenfeng Deng, Zhencheng Chen and Yuanli Wang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:52
  17. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes life-threatening pneumonia. Convalescent plasma therapy (CPT) is expected to be the effective COVID-19 treatment for passive immunity. The high neutralizing antibodie...

    Authors: Nuttakant Nontawong, Taweegrit Siripongboonsitti, Kriangkrai Tawinprai, Mana Boonpratoom, Nawin Krailassiri, Chayaporn Boonkhum, Kamonwan Soonklang, Yong Poovorawan and Nithi Mahanonda
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:51
  18. The clinical significance of group B streptococcus (GBS) was different among different clonal complexes (CCs), accurate strain typing of GBS would facilitate clinical prognostic evaluation, epidemiological inv...

    Authors: Jingxian Liu, Jing Zhao, Chencui Huang, Jingxu Xu, Wei Liu, Jiajia Yu, Hongyan Guan, Ying Liu and Lisong Shen
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:50
  19. Cryptococcuria is a rare manifestation of localized cryptococcal disease. We present a case of Cryptococcus neoformans urinary tract infection in an immunocompromised host missed by routine laboratory workup. The...

    Authors: Zoe F. Weiss, James E. DiCarlo, David W. Basta, Stephanie Kent, Alexis Liakos, Lindsey Baden, Manfred Brigl, Sanjat Kanjilal, Connie Cañete-Gibas, Nathan P. Wiederhold and Sankha S. Basu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:49
  20. Accurate determination of antimicrobial resistance profiles is of great importance to formulate optimal regimens against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Although para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS) has b...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Shanshan Li, Qiping Ge, Haiping Guo, Yuanyuan Shang, Weicong Ren, Yufeng Wang, Zhongtan Xue, Jie Lu and Yu Pang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:48
  21. Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) appeared more frequently in children and caused a great threat to global public health. It is urgent to investigate the carbapenem resistance and virulence of C...

    Authors: Yunfen Zhu, Xin Zhang, Yunzhong Wang, Yunzhen Tao, Xuejun Shao, Yang Li and Wei Li
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:47
  22. Early-life antibiotic exposure is associated with the development of later obesity through the disruption of gut microbiota in the animal models. However, the related epidemiological evidence is still conflict...

    Authors: Ping Li, Xuelian Chang, Xiaoyu Chen, Chuan Wang, Yu Shang, Dongyi Zheng and Kemin Qi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:46
  23. The mixed Candida/bacterial bloodstream infections (mixed C/B-BSIs) is worthy of particular attention recently, and we analyzed the incidence, co-pathogens, clinical characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes of...

    Authors: Li Zhong, Zhaohui Dong, Fengqi Liu, Haidong Li, Kankai Tang, Cheng Zheng, Lifang Wang, Kai Zhang, Jiachang Cai, Hongwei Zhou, Wei Cui, Yanqiu Gao and Gensheng Zhang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:45
  24. Invasive aspergillosis is one of the important causes of infection in immunocompromised patients. This study aimed to evaluate the roles of biomarkers in the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis and their relat...

    Authors: Parisa Badiee, Fatemeh Ghasemi and Hadis Jafarian
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:44
  25. Group B streptococci (GBS) are bacteria that can cause preterm birth and invasive neonatal disease. Heterogeneous expression of virulence factors enables GBS to exist as both commensal bacteria and to become h...

    Authors: Emily M. Huebner, Margrét Johansson Gudjónsdóttir, Matthew B. Dacanay, Shayla Nguyen, Alyssa Brokaw, Kavita Sharma, Anders Elfvin, Elisabet Hentz, Ysabella Raceli Rivera, Nicole Burd, Megana Shivakumar, Brahm Coler, Miranda Li, Amanda Li, Jeff Munson, Austyn Orvis…
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:43
  26. Bloodstream infections (BSIs), or bacteremia, are responsible for considerable disease burden. Increasing rates of antibiotic resistance and delays in selection of appropriate treatment lead to increased morbi...

    Authors: Z. S. Khankhel, R. J. Dillon, M. Thosar, C. Bruno and L. Puzniak
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2022 21:42
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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

  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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