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  1. Changes in morphology and growth curve of Candida albicans in response to treatment by Cisplatin has been studied using fluorescence staining with ethidium bromide. Treatment with Cisplatin was found to markedly ...

    Authors: Chandrasekhar Kesavan, Malathi Raghunathan and Natarajan Ganesan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2005 4:7

    Content type: Research

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  2. Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is affecting one-third of the world population, and activation of LTBI is a substantial source of new cases of tuberculosis. LTBI is caused by tubercle bacilli in a state o...

    Authors: Leonid Heifets, Julie Simon and Van Pham

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2005 4:6

    Content type: Research

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  3. Antimicrobial therapy is considered an important component in the medical management of most patients with acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (AECB). The three predominant bacterial species isolated are ...

    Authors: Sanjay Sethi, Antonio Anzueto and David J Farrell

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2005 4:5

    Content type: Research

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  4. Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a rare disorder of phagocytes in which absence of superoxide and hydrogen peroxide production in phagocytes predisposes patients to bacterial and fungal infections. The m...

    Authors: Setareh Mamishi, Kamiar Zomorodian, Farshid Saadat, Mohsen Gerami-Shoar, Bita Tarazooie and Seyad Ahmad Siadati

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2005 4:4

    Content type: Case report

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  5. In a retrospective study of HIV-infected patients, we investigated the influence of the MDR1 genotype (G2677T/A and C3435T) on the virological and immunological response of treatment naïve patients.

    Authors: Ralf Winzer, Peter Langmann, Michael Zilly, Franz Tollmann, Jörg Schubert, Hartwig Klinker and Benedikt Weissbrich

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2005 4:3

    Content type: Research

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  6. Shed cells or disrupted parts of the biofilm may enter the circulation causing serious and very hard to treat biofilm-associated infections. The activity of antimicrobial agents against the shed cells/disrupte...

    Authors: Mohamed El-Azizi, Suma Rao, Termkiat Kanchanapoom and Nancy Khardori

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2005 4:2

    Content type: Research

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  7. Amoebiasis is a major public health problem in tropical and subtropical countries. Although a number of antiamoebic agents are used for its treatment, yet the susceptibility data on clinical isolates of Entamoeba...

    Authors: Devendra Bansal, Rakesh Sehgal, Yogesh Chawla, Ramesh Chander Mahajan and Nancy Malla

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:27

    Content type: Research

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  8. Patients with cystic fibrosis [CF] have frequent pulmonary exacerbations associated with the isolation of bacterial organisms from sputum samples. It is not clear however, if there are differences in the types...

    Authors: Terence E McManus, Andrew McDowell, John E Moore and Stuart J Elborn

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:26

    Content type: Research

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  9. Helicobacter pylori diagnosis and susceptibility profile directs the applicability of recommended treatment regimens in our setting. To our knowledge, there is no published data on the culture and local susceptib...

    Authors: Raul V Destura, Eternity D Labio, Leah J Barrett, Cirle S Alcantara, Venancio I Gloria, Ma Lourdes O Daez and Richard L Guerrant

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:25

    Content type: Research

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  10. Ampicillin was selected to further study the effect of this antibiotic on the colonization capability of S. pneumoniae and L. fermentum intranasally inoculated in a mice experimental model. The sensitivity of S. ...

    Authors: Rosa Cangemi de Gutiérrez, Viviana Santos, Marta Cecilia, Clara Silva and María Elena Nader-Macías

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:23

    Content type: Research

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  11. Personal Digital Assistants (PDAS) are rapidly becoming popular tools in the assistance of managing hospitalized patients, but little is known about how often expert recommendations are available for the treat...

    Authors: Steven D Burdette, Thomas E Herchline and W Scott Richardson

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:22

    Content type: Research

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  12. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) is the most important bacterial pathogen in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Currently, routine bacteriological culture on selective/non- selective culture media is the cor...

    Authors: Jiru Xu, John E Moore, Philip G Murphy, B Cherie Millar and J Stuart Elborn

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:21

    Content type: Research

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  13. Emphysematous cystitis is a rare disease entity caused by gas fermenting bacterial and fungal pathogens. Clinical symptoms are nonspecific and diagnostic clues often arise from the unanticipated imaging findin...

    Authors: Ravi K Bobba, Edward L Arsura, Pawanjit S Sarna and Amar K Sawh

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:20

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Tuberculosis continues to be an important health problem in the world. Besides pulmonary involvement extrapulmonary involvement becomes an affair in developing countries, even in developed countries.

    Authors: Garip Sahin, Nuri Kiraz, Ilknur Sahin, Mehmet Soydan and Yurdanur Akgün

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:19

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Mycobacterium avium are ubiquitous environmental organisms and a cause of disseminated infection in patients with end-stage AIDS. The glycopeptidolipids (GPL) of M. avium are proposed to participate in the pathog...

    Authors: Vida R Irani, Sun-Hwa Lee, Torsten M Eckstein, Julia M Inamine, John T Belisle and Joel N Maslow

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:18

    Content type: Research

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  16. To determine the frequency, risk factors and mortality of nosocomial pneumonia a prospective study was conducted in the intensive care units. In the study period, 2402 patients were included. The nosocomial pn...

    Authors: Emine Alp, Muhammet Güven, Orhan Yıldız, Bilgehan Aygen, Andreas Voss and Mehmet Doganay

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:17

    Content type: Research

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  17. Although various hematologic abnormalities are seen in tuberculosis, immune thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare event.

    Authors: Fahir Ozkalemkas, Ridvan Ali, Atilla Ozkan, Tulay Ozcelik, Vildan Ozkocaman, Esra Kunt-Uzaslan, Beril Bahadir-Erdogan and Halis Akalin

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:16

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Increasing antimicrobial resistance among the key pathogens responsible for community-acquired respiratory tract infections has the potential to limit the effectiveness of antibiotics available to treat these ...

    Authors: Joseph Dohar, Rafael Cantón, Robert Cohen, David John Farrell and David Felmingham

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:15

    Content type: Research

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  19. Globally ICUs are encountering emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant pathogens and for some pathogens there are few therapeutic options available.

    Authors: Mark E Jones, Deborah C Draghi, Clyde Thornsberry, James A Karlowsky, Daniel F Sahm and Richard P Wenzel

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:14

    Content type: Research

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  20. Resistance to β-lactam antibiotics in enteric Gram-negative bacilli may be difficult to detect using standard methods of either Kirby-Bauer disc diffusion (KBDD) or broth dilution for minimal inhibitory concentra...

    Authors: Xuan Qin, Scott J Weissman, Mary Frances Chesnut, Bei Zhang and Lisong Shen

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:13

    Content type: Research

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  21. Class 1 integrons contain genetic elements for site-specific recombination, capture and mobilization of resistance genes. Studies investigating the prevalence, distribution and types of integron located resist...

    Authors: Even Heir, Bjørn-Arne Lindstedt, Truls M Leegaard, Elisabet Gjernes and Georg Kapperud

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:12

    Content type: Research

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  22. Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are among the most frequent reasons for physician office visits in paediatrics. Despite their predominant viral aetiology, URTIs continue to be treated with antimicro...

    Authors: Shaun Mohan, Kavita Dharamraj, Ria Dindial, Deepti Mathur, Vishala Parmasad, Joseph Ramdhanie, Jason Matthew and Lexley M Pinto Pereira

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:11

    Content type: Research

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  23. Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine significantly reduces the risk of tuberculosis by 50% and continues to be used to prevent tuberculosis around the world. However, it has been shown to be ineffective in some geogra...

    Authors: Mauricio Castañón-Arreola and Yolanda López-Vidal

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:10

    Content type: Review

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  24. Aim of the study was to determine the clinical efficacy of a new antiseptic liquid soap (Stellisept® scrub), based on the combination of undecylenamidopropyltrimonium methosulphate (4%) and phenoxyethanol (2%), f...

    Authors: Günter Kampf and Axel Kramer

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  25. There is limited data available on the environmental and public health impact of the microbiological hazards associated with sputa from patients with cystic fibrosis [CF]. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Burkholderia cen...

    Authors: John E Moore, Adrienne Shaw, Jennifer L Howard, James SG Dooley and J Stuart Elborn

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  26. Bloodstream infections are associated with significant patient morbidity and mortality. Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns should guide the choice of empiric antimicrobial regimens for patients with bactere...

    Authors: James A Karlowsky, Mark E Jones, Deborah C Draghi, Clyde Thornsberry, Daniel F Sahm and Gregory A Volturo

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:7

    Content type: Research

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  27. One controversial source of infection for hepatitis C virus (HCV) involves the sharing of contaminated implements, such as straws or spoons, used to nasally inhale cocaine and other powdered drugs. An essentia...

    Authors: James M McMahon, Malgorzata Simm, Danielle Milano and Michael Clatts

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:6

    Content type: Research

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  28. In streptococci, three macrolide resistance determinants (erm(B), erm(TR) and mef(A)) have been found. In addition, certain mutations at the ribosomal 23S RNA can cause resistance to macrolides. Mutation at the p...

    Authors: Jari Jalava, Martti Vaara and Pentti Huovinen

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  29. The aim of this study was to determine whether prior antimicrobial therapy is an important risk factor for extended antimicrobial therapy among critically ill children. To evaluate other predisposing factors i...

    Authors: George Briassoulis, Labrini Natsi, Athina Tsorva and Tassos Hatzis

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:4

    Content type: Research

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  30. Bacterial infections of the central nervous system, especially acute infections such as bacterial meningitis require immediate, invariably empiric antibiotic therapy. The widespread emergence of resistance amo...

    Authors: Mark E Jones, Deborah C Draghi, James A Karlowsky, Daniel F Sahm and John S Bradley

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:3

    Content type: Research

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  31. We compared imipenem, meropenem and cefoperazone-sulbactam against hospital originated A. baumannii strains in terms of bactericidal efficacy and selection of resistant mutants during treatment in a rat thigh abs...

    Authors: Kolayli Fetiye, Aynur Karadenizli, Erdem Okay, Sarpkaya Oz, Fatma Budak, Sibel Gundes and Haluk Vahaboglu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:2

    Content type: Research

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  32. The Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, Twelfth Informational Supplement, M100-S12, published by the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS) in January 2002 int...

    Authors: Ronald N Master, Deborah C Draghi, Mark E Jones, Clyde Thornsberry, Daniel F Sahm and James A Karlowsky

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:1

    Content type: Research

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  33. The ability to react early to possible outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and to trace possible sources relies on the availability of highly discriminatory and reliable techniques. The development of methods t...

    Authors: Bjørn-Arne Lindstedt, Even Heir, Elisabet Gjernes, Traute Vardund and Georg Kapperud

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  34. Resistance of Helicobacter pylori to clarithromycin has been associated with A2142G and A2143G point mutations in the 23S rRNA gene. Thus, the purpose of the present study was to determine the prevalence of each ...

    Authors: Marcelo L Ribeiro, Lea Vitiello, Maira CB Miranda, Yune HB Benvengo, Anita PO Godoy, Sergio Mendonca and José Pedrazzoli Jr

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:11

    Content type: Research

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  35. Hepatitis B virus infection although preventable by vaccination remains an important health issue throughout the world due to its morbidity, mortality and economical losses. Early seroprotection is desirable f...

    Authors: Nese Saltoğlu, A Seza Inal, Yesim Tasova and Ozlem Kandemir

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:10

    Content type: Research

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  36. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of human disease, especially in pre-school children and elderly people, as well as in special risk groups such as asplenic, antibody deficient patients, or presenting dis...

    Authors: Philippe C Morand, Veronique Veuillez, Claire Poyart, Eric Abachin, Gilles Quesne, Bertrand Dupont, Patrick Berche and Jean-Paul Viard

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:9

    Content type: Case report

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  37. Information about antibiotic use and resistance patterns of common microorganisms are lacking in hospitals in Western Nepal. Excessive and inappropriate use of antibiotics contributes to the development of bac...

    Authors: Ravi Pathiyil Shankar, Praveen Partha, Nagesh Kumar Shenoy, Joshy Maducolil Easow and Kottallur Narayanan Brahmadathan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:7

    Content type: Research

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  38. Lower respiratory tract infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa have a high mortality rate. Antibacterial activity of various antibiotics against P. aeruginosa isolated from each hospital depends on the varie...

    Authors: Ugur Gonlugur, Mustafa Zahir Bakici, Levent Ozdemir, Ibrahim Akkurt, Serhat Icagasioglu and Fusun Gultekin

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:5

    Content type: Research

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  39. The prices of reverse transcriptase (RT) inhibitors in Thailand have been reduced since December 1, 2001. It is expected that reduction in the price of these inhibitors may influence the drug resistance mutati...

    Authors: Ekachai Jenwitheesuk, Chotip Watitpun, Asda Vibhagool and Wasun Chantratita

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:4

    Content type: Research

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  40. We undertook a prospective study of all new central venous catheters inserted into patients in the intensive care units, in order to identify the risk factors and to determine the effect of glycopeptide antibi...

    Authors: Serkan Öncü, Halit Özsüt, Ayşe Yildirim, Pinar Ay, Nahit Çakar, Haluk Eraksoy and Semra Çalangu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  41. Invasive Aspergillus infections are frequently seen in immunocompromised patients but arthritis is a rare complication of Aspergillus infections in the absence of immune suppressive therapy, trauma or surgical in...

    Authors: Hurrem Bodur, Kursat Ozoran, Aylin Colpan, Neriman Balaban, Yalcın Tabak and Sezer Kulacoglu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:2

    Content type: Case report

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  42. Cefoperazone has not been reported to cause vasculitic complications before. Here, we report a case of hypersensitivity vasculitis associated with cefoperazone/sulbactam.

    Authors: Ismail Islek, Sancar Baris, Ali O Katranci, Ender Ariturk and Nuran Gurses

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2003 2:1

    Content type: Case report

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  43. The emergence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains resistant to antituberculosis agents has recently received increased attention owing largely to the dramatic outbreaks of multi drug resistance tuberculosis (MD...

    Authors: Levent Kart, Remzi Altın, Meltem Tor, Inci Gulmez, Sema F Oymak, Hulusi M Atmaca and Funda Erdem

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2002 1:6

    Content type: Research

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  44. As many patients who receive antimalarial drugs for treatment of noninfectious, inflammatory diseases are also immunosuppressed and might have a concomitant bacterial infection, we studied the effectiveness of...

    Authors: Ronni Wolf, Adone Baroni, Rita Greco, Giovanna Donnarumma, Eleonora Ruocco, Maria Antonietta Tufano and Vincenzo Ruocco

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2002 1:5

    Content type: Research

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  45. Neospora caninum is an important cause of infectious abortion and stillbirth in cattle world-wide. Infection is common and may frequently be passed from mother to calf (vertical transmission) with no signs of dis...

    Authors: Sandra Kritzner, Heinz Sager, Jürg Blum, Ralph Krebber, Gisela Greif and Bruno Gottstein

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2002 1:4

    Content type: Research

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  46. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection becomes chronic in about 85 % of individuals as demonstrated by the persistence of HCV. It is necesseray to treat acute hepatitis C infection. Interferon-α is generally used f...

    Authors: Hakan Leblebicioglu, Derya Bayirli, Saban Esen, Mustafa Sunbul and Cafer Eroglu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2002 1:3

    Content type: Case report

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