Skip to main content

Articles

Page 1 of 15

  1. Burkholderia cepacia, an opportunistic pathogen mainly affecting patients with cystic fibrosis or immunocompromised, has rarely been documented as a cause of corneal infection. The clinical and microbiological pr...

    Authors: Ming-Chih Ho, Eugene Yu-Chuan Kang, Lung-Kun Yeh, David H. K. Ma, Hsin-Chiung Lin, Hsin-Yuan Tan, Hung-Chi Chen and Ching-Hsi Hsiao

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:6

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  2. Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii is considered a top priority pathogen by the World Health Organization for combatting increasing antibiotic resistance and development of new drugs. Since it was origi...

    Authors: Carine Yehouenou, Bert Bogaerts, Kevin Vanneste, Nancy H. C. Roosens, Sigrid C. J. De Keersmaecker, Kathleen Marchal, Dissou Affolabi, Reza Soleimani, Hector Rodriguez-Villalobos, Françoise Van Bambeke, Olivia Dalleur and Anne Simon

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:5

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  3. Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) is one of the most common pathogens which can cause morbidity and mortality in pediatric infections worldwide. This study aimed to describe the phenotypic and molecular ch...

    Authors: Zhuoxin Liang, Jinjian Fu, Ling Li, Rongsong Yi, Shaolin Xu, Jichang Chen, Xiaohua Ye and Eric McGrath

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:4

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  4. Little is yet known whether pathogenesis of COVID-19 is different between young and elder patients. Our study aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics and provide predictors of mortality for young adu...

    Authors: Yanjiao Lu, Zhenli Huang, Meijia Wang, Kun Tang, Shanshan Wang, Pengfei Gao, Jungang Xie, Tao Wang and Jianping Zhao

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:3

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  5. Urinary retention (UR) is a common urinary system disease can be caused by urinary tract obstruction with numerous reasons, however, the role of urine microbes in these disorders is still poorly understood. Th...

    Authors: Shan Jiang, Saisai Lu, Xiaomin Chen, Fengxia Li, Chengwei Zhu, Yuancai Zheng, Xiaobing Wang and Shihao Xu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:2

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  6. In recent years, Candida parapsilosis is recognized as a species complex and is composed of Candida parapsilosis sensu stricto, Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis. Candida parapsilosis complex prosthe...

    Authors: Penghao Guo, Yuting He, Rui Fan, Zhongwen Wu, Yili Chen, Yuli Huang, Kang Liao and Peisong Chen

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:1

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  7. Hospital acquired infections (HAI) are the most common complication found in the hospital environment. The aim of the study was to examine whether the use of an antimicrobial coating in high-touch areas in an ...

    Authors: Lars Ejerhed, Leyla Roshani and Annette Erichsen Andersson

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:62

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  8. Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli accounts for most cases of human gastrointestinal infections. The infection occurs through ingestion of contaminated food or water, and direct contact with feces of inf...

    Authors: Tizazu Zenebe, Niguse Zegeye and Tadesse Eguale

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:61

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  9. During bloodstream infections, rapid adaptation of empirical treatment according to the microorganism identified is essential to decrease mortality. The aim of the present study was to assess the microbiologic...

    Authors: Léa Ponderand, Patricia Pavese, Danièle Maubon, Emmanuelle Giraudon, Thomas Girard, Caroline Landelle, Max Maurin and Yvan Caspar

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:60

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  10. Gram stain of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is widely used in the diagnosis of acute meningitis, however, it is often conducted in the laboratory, as only some hospitals have access to point-of-care Gram stain (PC...

    Authors: Tomohiro Taniguchi, Sanefumi Tsuha, Soichi Shiiki and Masashi Narita

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:59

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  11. Severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is an emerging viral pandemic disease. In the last 6 months, SARS-CoV-2 has caused millions of reported cases and hundreds of thousands of deaths. A...

    Authors: Salim Mattar, Caty Martinez-Bravo, Ricardo Rivero, Héctor Contreras, Álvaro A. Faccini-Martínez, Camilo Guzman-Teran, Ketty Galeano, Nelson Alvis-Guzman, Verónica Contreras, German Arrieta, Marco Gonzalez-Tous, Jorge Miranda, Martha Ospina, Francisco Camargo-Assis, Marcela Mercado-Reyes, Evelyn Garay…

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:58

    Content type: Short report

    Published on:

  12. Cefiderocol, ceftazidime-avibactam, ceftolozane-tazobactam, intravenous fosfomycin and plazomicin represent potential carbapenem sparing agents for extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase or AmpC beta-lactamase produ...

    Authors: Ouli Xie, Kathryn Cisera, Lucy Taylor, Carly Hughes and Benjamin Rogers

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:57

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  13. At the time of writing, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has infected more than 49 million people causing more than 1.2 million deaths worldwide since its emergence from Wuhan, China in December 2019. Vaccine development ...

    Authors: Hussain A. Safar, Abu Salim Mustafa and Timothy D. McHugh

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:56

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  14. Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infections caused by Streptococcus agalactiae is a leading cause of meningitis and sepsis in neonates, with early-onset GBS symptoms emerging during the first week of life and late-ons...

    Authors: Edward P. C. Ager, Eric D. Steele, Lindsey E. Nielsen, Matthew A. Nestander, Katrin Mende and Steven E. Spencer

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:55

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  15. Surgical site infections are related to high morbidity, mortality and healthcare costs. Because the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria in hospitals is becoming a worldwide challenge for surgeons who tre...

    Authors: Carine Laurence Yehouenou, Arsène A. Kpangon, Dissou Affolabi, Hector Rodriguez-Villalobos, Françoise Van Bambeke, Olivia Dalleur and Anne Simon

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:54

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  16. The colonization of Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) in bloodstream infections (BSIs) has been increased dramatically worldwide, and it was associated with worse clinical ou...

    Authors: Ai-Min Jiang, Na Liu, Rui Zhao, Hao-Ran Zheng, Xue Chen, Chao-Xin Fan, Rui Zhang, Xiao-Qiang Zheng, Xiao Fu, Yu Yao and Tao Tian

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:53

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  17. Multidrug-resistant infections due to Mycobacterium abscessus often require complex and prolonged regimens for treatment. Here, we report the evaluation of a new ex vivo antimicrobial susceptibility testing model...

    Authors: Carmen Amelia Molina-Torres, Oscar Noé Flores-Castillo, Irma Edith Carranza-Torres, Nancy Elena Guzmán-Delgado, Ezequiel Viveros-Valdez, Lucio Vera-Cabrera, Jorge Ocampo-Candiani, Julia Verde-Star, Jorge Castro-Garza and Pilar Carranza-Rosales

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:52

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  18. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Davie Wong, Titus Wong, Marc Romney and Victor Leung

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:51

    Content type: Editorial Expression of Concern

    Published on:

  19. Persistent bacteremia occurs in at least 30% of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection (SAB) and may be attributable to a dysregulated host immune response. Neutrophils interact with a variety ...

    Authors: Marquerita Algorri and Annie Wong-Beringer

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:50

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  20. Plasmodium vivax, once considered benign species, is recently being recognised to be causing severe malaria like Plasmodium falciparum. In the present study, the authors report the trends in malaria severity in P...

    Authors: Monika Matlani, Loick P. Kojom, Neelangi Mishra, Vinita Dogra and Vineeta Singh

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:49

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  21. Multi-drug resistance (MDR) and extensive-drug resistance (XDR) associated with extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) and carbapenemases in Gram-negative bacteria are global public health concerns. Data on...

    Authors: Sulochana Manandhar, Raphael M. Zellweger, Nhukesh Maharjan, Sabina Dongol, Krishna G. Prajapati, Guy Thwaites, Buddha Basnyat, Sameer Mani Dixit, Stephen Baker and Abhilasha Karkey

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:48

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  22. Nasal colonization of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) plays a key role in the epidemiology and pathogenesis of both healthcare-associated and community-acquired MRSA infections in various popul...

    Authors: Seid Abie, Moges Tiruneh and Wondwossen Abebe

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:47

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  23. Infections were the primary cause of death (34.3–55.5%) in patients with pemphigus. Skin was usually the origin of infections. The study aimed to explore features and associated factors of bacterial skin infec...

    Authors: Furong Li, Yejun Wu, Wenjie Bian, Lei Huang, Xuejun Zhu, Xixue Chen and Mingyue Wang

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:46

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  24. Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most important bacterial pathogens that causes infection with a high mortality rate due to resistance to different antibiotics. This bacterium promp...

    Authors: Zahra Chegini, Amin Khoshbayan, Majid Taati Moghadam, Iman Farahani, Parham Jazireian and Aref Shariati

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:45

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  25. Most preventing measures for reducing ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) are based mainly on the decolonization of the internal surface of the endotracheal tubes (ETTs). However, it has been demonstrated th...

    Authors: María Jesús Pérez-Granda, Beatriz Alonso, Ricardo Zavala, María Consuelo Latorre, Javier Hortal, Rafael Samaniego, Emilio Bouza, Patricia Muñoz and María Guembe

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:44

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  26. This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of disk diffusion and Etest methods, compared to that of the broth dilution reference method for identifying beta-lactam susceptibilities of Penicillin-Resistant, Ampi...

    Authors: Natália Conceição, Wellington Francisco Rodrigues, Kessys Lorrânya Peralta de Oliveira, Lucas Emanuel Pinheiro da Silva, Laís Rezende Cardoso de Souza, Cristina da de Cunha Hueb Barata Oliveira and Adriana Gonçalves de Oliveira

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:43

    Content type: Short report

    Published on:

  27. Colistin is considered as one of the last-resort antibiotics and reliable antimicrobial susceptibility testing is therefore crucial. The reference standard for AST according to EUCAST and CLSI is broth microdi...

    Authors: Erlangga Yusuf, Mireille van Westreenen, Wil Goessens and Peter Croughs

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:42

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  28. A novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), causing an emerging coronavirus disease (COVID-19), first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which has taken a catastrophic turn with high toll rates in China and ...

    Authors: Ali A. Rabaan, Shamsah H. Al-Ahmed, Ranjit Sah, Ruchi Tiwari, Mohd. Iqbal Yatoo, Shailesh Kumar Patel, Mamta Pathak, Yashpal Singh Malik, Kuldeep Dhama, Karam Pal Singh, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana, Shafiul Haque, Dayron F. Martinez-Pulgarin, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales and Hakan Leblebicioglu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:40

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  29. Majocchi's granuloma is an uncommon fungal infection of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. The most frequently identified cause of Majocchi’s granuloma is anthropophilic Trichophyton rubrum, and it is most commo...

    Authors: Yun-yan Zheng, Yue Li, Ming-yan Chen, Qian-yun Mei and Ru-zhi Zhang

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:39

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  30. Nocardia takedensis was first isolated in 2005, from soil in Japan. We report here two cases of lymphangitis in France (2012–2017) caused by N. takedensis both occurring after skin injury while gardening, which e...

    Authors: Romain Lotte, Alicia Chevalier, Sabine Dantas, Nicolas Degand, Alice Gaudart, Pierre-Simon Rörhlich, Laurent Boyer, Veronica Rodriguez-Nava, Pascal Del Giudice and Raymond Ruimy

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:38

    Content type: Short report

    Published on:

  31. Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP), which is ionized gas produced at atmospheric pressure, could be a novel and potent antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of infected wounds. Previously we have shown that CAP g...

    Authors: Gabrielle S. Dijksteel, Magda M. W. Ulrich, Marcel Vlig, Ana Sobota, Esther Middelkoop and Bouke K. H. L. Boekema

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:37

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  32. Raoultella are Gram-negative rod-shaped aerobic bacteria which grow in water and soil. They mostly cause nosocomial infections associated with surgical procedures. This case study is the first report of a Raoulte...

    Authors: Tafese Beyene Tufa, Andre Fuchs, Torsten Feldt, Desalegn Tadesse Galata, Colin R. Mackenzie, Klaus Pfeffer and Dieter Häussinger

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:36

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  33. A drug-oriented antibiotic stewardship intervention targeting tigecycline utilization was launched at Makassed General Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon, in 2016 as a part of a comprehensive Antibiotic Stewardship Pro...

    Authors: Rima Moghnieh, Dania Abdallah, Lyn Awad, Marwa Jadayel, Nicholas Haddad, Hani Tamim, Aline Zaiter, Diana-Caroline Awwad, Loubna Sinno, Salam El-Hassan, Rawad Lakkis, Rabab Khalil and Tamima Jisr

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:35

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  34. Cytomegalovirus infection is one of the most common complications after solid organ transplantation. There have been several classes of antiviral drugs for the prevention of cytomegalovirus infection, such as ...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Tao Zhou, Mingzhu Huang, Guangxiang Gu and Qiang Xia

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:34

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  35. To assess the effects of nasal decontamination on preventing surgical site infections (SSIs) in people who are Staphylococcus aureus carriers undergoing different types of surgeries and diverse measures of decolo...

    Authors: Jia Tang, Jiangjin Hui, Jing Ma and Chen Mingquan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:33

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  36. The vast majority of patients with peritonsillar abscess (PTA) recover uneventfully on abscess drainage and antibiotic therapy. However, occasionally patient´s condition deteriorates as the infection spread in...

    Authors: Tejs Ehlers Klug, Thomas Greve and Malene Hentze

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:32

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  37. Urinary tract infections (UTI) are mostly caused by bacteria. Urine cultures are usually a definitive measure to select the appropriate antibiotics for the elimination of a uropathogen and subsequent recovery ...

    Authors: Kukwah Anthony Tufon, Djike Puepi Yolande Fokam, Youmbi Sylvain Kouanou and Henry Dilonga Meriki

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:31

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  38. Authors: Cecilia Acuti Martellucci, Ranjit Sah, Ali A. Rabaan, Kuldeep Dhama, Cristina Casalone, Kovy Arteaga-Livias, Toyoaki Sawano, Akihiko Ozaki, Divya Bhandari, Asaka Higuchi, Yasuhiro Kotera, Zareena Fathah, Namrata Roy, Mohammed Ateeq Ur Rahman, Tetsuya Tanimoto and Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:30

    Content type: Letter To The Editor

    Published on:

  39. Along with swift economic evolution and continuous amelioration of lifestyle, people at present are paying more attention to health issues. Synthetic drugs will be compensated with other natural ones that belo...

    Authors: Waleed Bakry Suleiman

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:29

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  40. Adult-onset hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare and life-threatening condition, which is often triggered by certain types of infection, cancer and numerous autoimmune diseases; however, of the n...

    Authors: Tianjun Yang, Qing Mei, Lei Zhang, Zhendong Chen, Chunyan Zhu, Xiaowei Fang, Shike Geng and Aijun Pan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:28

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  41. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is burgeoning globally, and has been a serious challenge in TB management. Clinically, the ability to identify MDR-TB is still limited, especially in smear-negative TB...

    Authors: Saibin Wang and Junwei Tu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:27

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  42. This review article shows that coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are widely responsible for laryngological diseases. General characteristics of CoNS infections are shown in the introduction, and the path...

    Authors: Michał Michalik, Alfred Samet, Adrianna Podbielska-Kubera, Vincenzo Savini, Jacek Międzobrodzki and Maja Kosecka-Strojek

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:26

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  43. Above 80% of urinary tract infections are caused by enteric bacteria, which are known for years by their drug-resistant ability. Though the prevalence of drug-resistant strains is increasing in the world, it i...

    Authors: Sirak Biset, Feleke Moges, Demeke Endalamaw and Setegn Eshetie

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:25

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  44. Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR-KP) is an urgent public health issue in Italy. This pattern of resistance is due mainly to dissemination of carbapenemase genes. Molecular characterization of carbap...

    Authors: Daniela Loconsole, Marisa Accogli, Anna Lisa De Robertis, Loredana Capozzi, Angelica Bianco, Anna Morea, Rosanna Mallamaci, Michele Quarto, Antonio Parisi and Maria Chironna

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:24

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  45. A series of cases in the Northeast of the US during 2013–2015 described a new Borrelia species, Borrelia miyamotoi, which is transmitted by the same tick species that transmits Lyme disease and causes a relapsing...

    Authors: Luis A. Marcos, Kalie Smith, Kelsey Reardon, Fredric Weinbaum and Eric D. Spitzer

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:22

    Content type: Short report

    Published on:

  46. The COVID-19 pandemic has currently overtaken every other health issue throughout the world. There are numerous ways in which this will impact existing public health issues. Here we reflect on the interactions...

    Authors: Toyin Togun, Beate Kampmann, Neil Graham Stoker and Marc Lipman

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:21

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  47. Cryptococcosis is a disease of wide geographic distribution. It is most critical when it affects immunocompromised patients, with AIDS, tuberculosis or other diseases that require prolonged hospitalization.

    Authors: Lucyane Mendes Silva, William Antunes Ferreira, Roberto Alexandre Alves Barbosa Filho, Marcus Vinícius Guimarães Lacerda, Guilherme Motta Antunes Ferreira, Maria de Nazaré Saunier, Marielle Machado Macedo, Denise de Almeida Cristo, Marla Jalene Alves, Ani Beatriz Jackisch-Matsuura and Cristina Motta Ferreira

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:20

    Content type: Case report

    Published on: