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  1. Content type: Research

    Nosocomial outbreak due to carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae has become serious challenge to patient treatment and infection control. We describe an outbreak due to a multidrug-resistant Providencia rettger...

    Authors: Saeam Shin, Seok Hoon Jeong, Hyukmin Lee, Jun Sung Hong, Min-Jeong Park and Wonkeun Song

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:20

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  2. Content type: Case Report

    Raoultella planticola, a Gram-negative, aerobic bacillus commonly isolated from soil and water, rarely causes invasive infections in humans. Septic shock from R. planticola after burn injury has not been previous...

    Authors: Tetsuya Yumoto, Hiromichi Naito, Hiromi Ihoriya, Kohei Tsukahara, Tomoyuki Ota, Toshiyuki Watanabe and Atsunori Nakao

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:19

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  3. Content type: Short Report

    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus poses a threat to elderly living in nursing homes. Studies focusing on the epidemiology of colonization may help in the design of infection control strategies.

    Authors: Monica da Silveira, Maria de Lourdes Ribeiro de Souza da Cunha, Camila Sena Martins de Souza, Adriana Aparecida Feltrin Correa and Carlos Magno Castelo Branco Fortaleza

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:18

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  4. Content type: Review

    Hepatitis E virus (HEV), a non-enveloped single stranded RNA virus causes sporadic cases of hepatitis or outbreaks. The disease is generally self-limited although it may cause fulminant hepatitis in pregnant w...

    Authors: Hakan Leblebicioglu and Resat Ozaras

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:17

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  5. Content type: Research

    Antibiotic resistance is a defense mechanism, harbored by pathogens to survive under unfavorable conditions. Among several antibiotic resistant microbial consortium, Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most havoc...

    Authors: Shailima Rampogu, Ayoung Baek, Rajesh Goud Gajula, Amir Zeb, Rohit S. Bavi, Raj Kumar, Yongseong Kim, Yong Jung Kwon and Keun Woo Lee

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:16

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  6. Content type: Research

    The most important concern with polymyxins (Colistin and Polymyxin B) use is nephrotoxicity. There is no prospective data comparing nephrotoxicity of these two drugs, when administered in high doses and as per...

    Authors: Ritesh Aggarwal and Arun Dewan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:15

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  7. Content type: Case Report

    Neisseria meningitidis is associated with meningitis and septicemia. Septic meningococcal arthritis is relatively uncommon and its diagnosis associated with clinical and microbiological challenges. Early recognit...

    Authors: Donnchadh O’Sullivan, Barry Linnane, Amanda Mostyn, Nteimam Jonathan, Marie Lenihan, Nuala H. O’Connell and Colum P. Dunne

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:14

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  8. Content type: Research

    The increasing incidence of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), has resulted in a difficult problem in the current clinical anti-infective treatment. We performed a retrospective analysis of prevalence...

    Authors: Feng Pang, Xiu-Qin Jia, Qi-Gang Zhao and Yi Zhang

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:13

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  9. Content type: Research

    CTX-M-55 extended-spectrum beta-lactamases are being rapidly disseminated and transmitted in clinical practices around the world. The genetic contexts of the transferable plasmid-mediated blaCTX-M-55 gene in Ente...

    Authors: Xiaoxin Hu, Jianjun Gou, Xiaobing Guo, Zaiqiu Cao, Yuan Li, Hongjian Jiao, Xiaohong He, Yihui Ren and Fuyun Tian

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:12

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  10. Content type: Case Report

    Cardiobacterium is a fastidious Gram-negative bacillus, and is a rare human pathogen in clinical settings. Herein, we describe a case of Cardiobacterium valvarum (C. valvarum) endocarditis with a rare complicatio...

    Authors: Lijia Ni, Xiaoying Xie, Nengyong Ouyang, Baiji Chen, Dongye Wang, Xiaoqiang Liu, Xiquan Wu, Jiajian Guo, Hongyu Li, Yandan Yao and Songyin Huang

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:11

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  11. Content type: Research

    Clarithromycin (CLR) resistance has become a predominant factor for treatment failure of Helicobacter pylori eradication. Although the molecular mechanism of CLR resistance has been clearly understood in H. pylor...

    Authors: Jiaoe Chen, Liping Ye, Liangmin Jin, Xuehua Xu, Peisong Xu, Xianjun Wang and Hongzhang Li

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:10

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  12. Content type: Research

    To explore the influences of prenatal antibiotic exposure, the intensity of prenatal and postnatal antibiotic exposure on gut microbiota of preterm infants and whether gut microbiota and drug resistant strains...

    Authors: Zhi-Hui Zou, Dong Liu, Hong-Dong Li, Dan-Ping Zhu, Yu He, Ting Hou and Jia-Lin Yu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:9

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  13. Content type: Research

    In developing countries, malaria diagnosis relies on microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests. In Senegal, national malaria control program (NMCP) regularly conducts supervisory visits in health services where ma...

    Authors: Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Khadim Diongue, Mame Cheikh Seck, Mouhamadou Ndiaye, Ibrahima Diallo, Younouss Diedhiou, Tolla Ndiaye, Yaye Die Ndiaye, Aida Sadikh Badiane and Daouda Ndiaye

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:8

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  14. Content type: Research

    Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) constitutes a major global health concern causing hospital and community acquired infections. A wide diversity of MRSA genotypes are circulating in geographicall...

    Authors: Khaled R. Alkharsah, Suriya Rehman, Fatimah Alkhamis, Amani Alnimr, Asim Diab and Amein K. Al-Ali

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:7

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  15. Content type: Review

    Dengue is a global health problem and expansion of its endemics towards new territories in the hilly regions in Nepal is a serious concern. It appeared as a new disease in Nepal in 2004 from Japanese traveler ...

    Authors: Birendra Prasad Gupta, Reshma Tuladhar, Roshan Kurmi and Krishna Das Manandhar

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:6

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  16. Content type: Short report

    In vitro trends of cefazolin and ceftriaxone susceptibilities from pediatric clinical isolates of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) between 2011 and 2016 were analyzed for surveillance.

    Authors: Benjamin H. Gern, Alexander L. Greninger, Scott J. Weissman, Jennifer R. Stapp, Yue Tao and Xuan Qin

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:5

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  17. Content type: Research

    The extended- spectrum β-lactamase producing bacteria are widely spread worldwide. The productions of these enzymes cause bacterial resistance to a wide range of antibiotics. The aim of this study was to inves...

    Authors: Masomeh Dehshiri, Seyed Sajjad Khoramrooz, Mohammad Zoladl, Seyed Abdolmajid Khosravani, Najmeh Parhizgari, Mohammad Hossein Motazedian, Soheyla Jahedi and Asghar Sharifi

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:4

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  18. Content type: Research

    Urinary tract infection (UTIS) is a common infectious disease in which level of antimicrobial resistance are alarming worldwide. Therefore, this study aims to describe the prevalence and the resistance pattern...

    Authors: Menyfah Q. Alanazi, Fulwah Y. Alqahtani and Fadilah S. Aleanizy

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:3

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  19. Content type: Review

    Infection in surgical incision often results in poor wound healing, and one of the main factors for wound infection is the use of antimicrobial agents. Rational use of antibiotics is one of the key factors to ...

    Authors: Xu Yang, Xurao Xiao, Lefeng Wang, Yue Ao, Yapeng Song, Huabing Wang and Huanan Wang

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:2

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  20. Content type: Research

    Diarrheal diseases continue to be the major cause of morbidity and mortality among children under 5 years. Salmonella and Shigella specious are the major enteric pathogen causing diarrhea among children worldwide...

    Authors: Gemechu Ameya, Tsegaye Tsalla, Fasil Getu and Eyob Getu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:1

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  21. Content type: Research

    The clinical outcomes and cost implications of a diagnostic shift from an EIA- to PCR-based assay for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) have not been completely described in the literature.

    Authors: Margaret M. Guinta, Kristen Bunnell, Amanda Harrington, Susan Bleasdale, Larry Danziger and Eric Wenzler

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:77

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  22. Content type: Review

    The spread of carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae (CPKP) has become a significant problem worldwide. Combination therapy for CPKP is encouraging, but polymyxin resistance to many antibiotics is hampering effect...

    Authors: David M. Jacobs, M. Courtney Safir, Dennis Huang, Faisal Minhaj, Adam Parker and Gauri G. Rao

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:76

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  23. Content type: Research

    Acinetobacter baumannii is a nosocomial pathogen which is establishing as a major cause of morbidity and mortality within the healthcare community. The success of this pathogen is larg...

    Authors: Kevin M. Raible, Bhaswati Sen, Nancy Law, Tiffany E. Bias, Christopher L. Emery, Garth D. Ehrlich and Suresh G. Joshi

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:75

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  24. Content type: Research

    Acinetobacter baumannii is an important nosocomial pathogen that can develop multidrug resistance. In this study, we characterized the genome of the A. baumannii strain DMS06669 (isola...

    Authors: Nguyen Si-Tuan, Hua My Ngoc, Pham Thi Thu Hang, Cuong Nguyen, Pham Hung Van and Nguyen Thuy Huong

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:74

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  25. Content type: Research

    Enteric fever has persistence of great impact in Sudanese public health especially during rainy season when the causative agent Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi possesses pan endemic patterns in most regions of ...

    Authors: Ayman A. Elshayeb, Abdelazim A. Ahmed, Marmar A. El Siddig and Adil A. El Hussien

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:73

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  26. Content type: Research

    Recently, we published data suggesting a mutualistic relationship between HSV-1 and Candida. albicans; in particular: (a) HSV-1 infected macrophages are inhibited in their anti-Candida effector function and (b) C...

    Authors: Cristian Ascione, Arianna Sala, Elham Mazaheri-Tehrani, Simona Paulone, Beniamino Palmieri, Elisabetta Blasi and Claudio Cermelli

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:72

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  27. Content type: Research

    Over recent decades, a dramatic increase in infections caused by multidrug-resistant pathogens has been observed worldwide. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between local resist...

    Authors: Luminita Baditoiu, Carmen Axente, Diana Lungeanu, Delia Muntean, Florin Horhat, Roxana Moldovan, Elena Hogea, Ovidiu Bedreag, Dorel Sandesc and Monica Licker

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:71

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  28. Content type: Short report

    Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp. are found to be associated with biofilm and metallo-β-lactamase production and are the common causes of serious infections mainly in hospi...

    Authors: Bandana Baniya, Narayan Dutt Pant, Sanjeev Neupane, Saroj Khatiwada, Uday Narayan Yadav, Nisha Bhandari, Rama Khadka, Sabita Bhatta and Raina Chaudhary

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:70

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  29. Content type: Research

    Resuscitation promoting factors (Rpfs) are the proteins involved in the process of reactivation of the dormant cells of mycobacteria. Recently a new class of nitrophenylthiocyanates (NPTs), capable of inhibiti...

    Authors: Galina R. Demina, Vadim D. Nikitushkin, Margarita O. Shleeva, Olga B. Riabova, Alexander Yu. Lepioshkin, Vadim A. Makarov and Arseny S. Kaprelyants

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:69

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  30. Content type: Case report

    Streptococcus gordonii is an infrequent cause of infective endocarditis (IE); associated spondylodiskitis has not yet been described in the literature.

    Authors: Ziv Dadon, Assaf Cohen, Yael M. Szterenlicht, Marc V. Assous, Yair Barzilay, David Raveh-Brawer, Amos M. Yinnon and Gabriel Munter

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:68

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  31. Content type: Research

    The emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria can cause serious clinical and public health problems. This study describes the possibility of using bacteriophages as an alternative agent to control multidrug-r...

    Authors: Lae-seung Jung, Tian Ding and Juhee Ahn

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:66

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  32. Content type: Research

    Staphylococcus aureus is the predominant bacterium responsible for various diseases in animals and humans. Preventive strategies could be better implemented by understanding the preval...

    Authors: Vishnu Sharma, Sanjita Sharma, Dinesh Kumar Dahiya, Aarif Khan, Manisha Mathur and Aayushi Sharma

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:65

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  33. Content type: Research

    The continuing emergence, development and spread of pathogenic organisms that are resistant to antimicrobials are a cause of increasing concern. The control of antimicrobial resistance requires knowledge of fa...

    Authors: Belay Tafa, Adugna Endale and Desalegn Bekele

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:64

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  34. Content type: Research

    Vancomycin heteroresistance in coagulase negative Staphylococci (CoNS) is a recent health concern especially in serious infections like bloodstream infections as it may lead to failure of therapy. Little informat...

    Authors: Ghada El-Saeed Mashaly and Rasha Hassan El-Mahdy

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:63

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  35. Content type: Research

    Extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) and metallo beta-lactamase (MBL) production in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli are the commonest modes of drug resistance among these commonly isolated bacteria ...

    Authors: Krishus Nepal, Narayan Dutt Pant, Bibhusan Neupane, Ankit Belbase, Rikesh Baidhya, Ram Krishna Shrestha, Binod Lekhak, Dwij Raj Bhatta and Bharat Jha

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:62

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  36. Content type: Case report

    Botulism is a potentially fatal infection characterized by progressive muscle weakness, bulbar paralysis, constipation and other autonomic dysfunctions. A recent report suggested that cancer chemotherapy might...

    Authors: Noriko Ohyama, Michiko Torio, Kentaro Nakashima, Yuuki Koga, Shunsuke Kanno, Hisanori Nishio, Kei Nishiyama, Momoko Sasazuki, Haru Kato, Hiroshi Asakura, Satoshi Akamine, Masafumi Sanefuji, Yoshito Ishizaki, Yasunari Sakai and Shouichi Ohga

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:61

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  37. Content type: Research

    Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) aims to minimize the clinical impact of posaconazole and voriconazole pharmacokinetic variability. However, its benefits on clinical outcomes are still being defined. Addition...

    Authors: Whitley M. Yi, Kelly E. Schoeppler, Jaclyn Jaeger, Scott W. Mueller, Robert MacLaren, Douglas N. Fish and Tyree H. Kiser

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:60

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  38. Content type: Review

    Legionnaires’ disease is commonly diagnosed clinically using a urinary antigen test. The urinary antigen test is highly accurate for L. pneumophila serogroup 1, however other diagnostic tests should also be utili...

    Authors: David M. Pierre, Julianne Baron, Victor L. Yu and Janet E. Stout

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:59

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  39. Content type: Research

    In recent years, New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamases 1 (bla NDM-1) has been reported with increasing frequency and become prevalent. The present study was undertaken to investigate the ep...

    Authors: Na Du, Shumin Liu, Min Niu, Yong Duan, Shuangmeng Zhang, Jing Yao, Jian Mao, Ran Chen and Yan Du

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:58

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  40. Content type: Research

    Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are recognized as a large reservoir of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) harboured by Staphylococcus aureus. However, data of SCCmec in CoNS are relatively ab...

    Authors: Xiao-Ping Chen, Wen-Ge Li, Hao Zheng, Hai-Yan Du, Li Zhang, Lei Zhang, Jie Che, Yuan Wu, Shu-Mei Liu and Jin-Xing Lu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:57

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  41. Content type: Research

    The Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) protein kinase B (PknB) which is now proved to be essential for the growth and survival of M.tb, is a transmembrane protein with a potential to be a good drug target. However...

    Authors: Anamika Gupta, Sudhir K. Pal, Divya Pandey, Najneen A. Fakir, Sunita Rathod, Dhiraj Sinha, S. SivaKumar, Pallavi Sinha, Mycal Periera, Shilpa Balgam, Gomathi Sekar, K. R. UmaDevi, Shampa Anupurba and Vijay Nema

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:56

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  42. Content type: Research

    Consumption of meat contaminated by E. coli causes a serious illness and even death to affected individuals. Recently the emerging of antibiotic resistant foodborne E. coli poses serious public health risks world...

    Authors: Yohannes Equar Messele, Reta Duguma Abdi, Shimels Tikuye Yalew, Desiye Tesfaye Tegegne, Bezina Arega Emeru and Gebremeskel Mamu Werid

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:55

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  43. Content type: Case report

    Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication rarely develops into antibiotic-associated hemorrhagic colitis (AAHC), in which the etiology of colitis remains unclear. We herein report a ...

    Authors: Kazuyuki Tanaka, Mikihiro Fujiya, Aki Sakatani, Shugo Fujibayashi, Yoshiki Nomura, Nobuhiro Ueno, Shin Kashima, Takuma Goto, Junpei Sasajima, Kentaro Moriichi and Toshikatsu Okumura

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:54

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  44. Content type: Research

    Natural products of animals, plants and microbes are potential source of important chemical compounds, with diverse applications including therapeutics. Endophytic bacteria that are especially associated with ...

    Authors: Lubna Rahman, Zabta K. Shinwari, Irum Iqrar, Lutfur Rahman and Faouzia Tanveer

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:53

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  45. Content type: Research

    We assessed the influence of current cefepime minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) breakpoints and the maximal cefepime dose on treatment outcomes in patients with bacteremia caused by cefepime-susceptible Pseu...

    Authors: Ting-Yi Su, Jung-Jr Ye, Chien-Chang Yang, Ching-Tai Huang, Ju-Hsin Chia and Ming-Hsun Lee

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:52

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  46. Content type: Research

    The increasing resistance of Acinetobacter baumannii to antibiotics has recently been regarded as a notable therapeutic difficulty. Evaluating resistance rates of some A. baumannii isolates to tetracyclines had a...

    Authors: Zahra Meshkat, Himen Salimizand, Yousef Amini, Mostafa Khakshoor, Davoud Mansouri, Hadi Farsiani, Kiarash Ghazvini and Adel Najafi

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:51

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  47. Content type: Research

    The in vitro activity of tigecycline and comparator agents was evaluated against Gram-positive and Gram-negative isolates collected in Latin American centers between 2004 and 2015 as part of the Tigecycline Ev...

    Authors: Silvio Vega and Michael J. Dowzicky

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:50

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  48. Content type: Research

    Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli are associated with infantile diarrhea in the developing countries. The present study was conducted to determine the occurrence and antimicrobial resistance pattern of enteropathoge...

    Authors: Karuppasamy Chellapandi, Tapan Kumar Dutta, Indu Sharma, Surajit De Mandal, Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar and Lalsanglura Ralte

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:49

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  49. Content type: Research

    Carbapenemase-producing gram-negative bacteria are increasing globally and have been associated with outbreaks in hospital settings. Thus, the accurate detection of these bacteria in infections is mandatory fo...

    Authors: M. Smiljanic, M. Kaase, P. Ahmad-Nejad and B. Ghebremedhin

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017 16:48

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