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  1. The population structure and the correlation between antimicrobial resistance (AMR) phenotypes and genotypes in Aeromonas species isolated from patients with gastroenteritis are not well understood. The aims of t...

    Authors: Dana Sagas, Yizhak Hershko, Katia Levitskyi, Merav Strauss, Matan Slutzkin, Bibiana Chazan and Amos Adler
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:45
  2. Due to their resistance and difficulty in treatment, biofilm-associated infections are problematic among hospitalized patients globally and account for 60% of all bacterial infections in humans. Antibiofilm pe...

    Authors: Mathira Wongchai, Saharut Wongkaewkhiaw, Sakawrat Kanthawong, Sittiruk Roytrakul and Ratchaneewan Aunpad
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:44
  3. Shewanella putrefaciens is a gram-negative, nonfermenting, oxidase-positive, hydrogen sulfide-producing bacillus and a halophilic bacterium, known for causing unusual infections in humans and often regarded as an...

    Authors: Nathalie Yepes Madrid, Luis Fernando Mejia and José Fernando Gomez Urrego
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:43
  4. Klebsiella aerogenes has been reclassified from Enterobacter to Klebsiella genus due to its phenotypic and genotypic similarities with Klebsiella pneumoniae. It is unclear if clinical outcomes are also more simil...

    Authors: Mariana Guedes, David Gathara, Inmaculada López-Hernández, Pedro María Martínez Pérez-Crespo, María Teresa Pérez-Rodríguez, Adrian Sousa, Antonio Plata, Jose María Reguera-Iglesias, Lucía Boix-Palop, Beatriz Dietl, Juan Sevilla Blanco, Carlos Armiñanzas Castillo, Fátima Galán-Sánchez, Clara Natera Kindelán, Alfredo Jover-Saenz, Josune Goikoetxea Aguirre…
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:42
  5. Infections caused by linezolid-resistant enterococci (LRE) are clinically difficult to treat and threaten patient health. However, there is a lack of studies on long time-span LRE strains in China. For this re...

    Authors: Ziran Wang, Danping Liu, Jingjia Zhang, Lingli Liu, Zeming Zhang, Chang Liu, Songnian Hu, Linhuan Wu, Zilong He and Hongli Sun
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:41
  6. Pretomanid is a key component of new regimens for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) which are being rolled out globally. However, there is limited information on the prevalence of pre-existing ...

    Authors: Bing Zhao, Huiwen Zheng, Juliano Timm, Zexuan Song, Shaojun Pei, Ruida Xing, Yajie Guo, Ling Ma, Feina Li, Qing Li, Yan Li, Lin Huang, Chong Teng, Ni Wang, Aastha Gupta, Sandeep Juneja…
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:40
  7. Non-surgical chronic wounds, including diabetes-related foot diseases (DRFD), pressure injuries (PIs) and venous leg ulcers (VLU), are common hard-to-heal wounds. Wound evolution partly depends on microbial co...

    Authors: Madjid Morsli, Florian Salipante, Chloé Magnan, Catherine Dunyach-Remy, Albert Sotto and Jean-Philippe Lavigne
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:39
  8. Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the leading cause of invasive infections in newborns. The prevention of GBS neonatal disease relies on the administration of an intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis to GBS-colonized w...

    Authors: Rym Charfi, Cécile Guyonnet, Meiggie Untrau, Gaëlle Giacometti, Thierry Paper, Claire Poyart, Céline Plainvert and Asmaa Tazi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:37
  9. Tuberculosis (TB) continues to pose a threat to communities worldwide and remains a significant public health issue in several countries. We assessed the role of heteroresistance and efflux pumps in bedaquilin...

    Authors: Nahid Madadi-Goli, Kamal Ahmadi, Mansour Kargarpour Kamakoli, Mohsen Azizi, Sharareh Khanipour, Shahin Pourazar Dizaji, Mahshid Nasehi, Seyed Davar Siadat, Abolfazl Fateh and Farzam Vaziri
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:36
  10. The clinical significance of negative toxin enzyme immunoassays (EIA) for Clostridioides difficile infections (CDIs) is unclear. Our study aimed to investigate the significance of toxin EIA-negative in the diagno...

    Authors: Dae Hyeon Cho, Si-Ho Kim, Cheon Hoo Jeon, Hyoung Tae Kim, Kyoung-Jin Park, Junyoung Kim, Jiyeong Kwak, Byung Soo Kwan, Sungmin Kong, Jung Won Lee, Kwang Min Kim and Yu Mi Wi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:35
  11. Chromobacterium is a genus of fourteen species with validly published names, most often found in soil and waters in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. The most well-known species of the genus, C. ...

    Authors: Oscar Backrud, Erik Engberg, Kristina Nyberg, Peter Wieslander and Edward R. B. Moore
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:34
  12. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major threat to children’s health, particularly in respiratory infections. Accurate identification of pathogens and AMR is crucial for targeted antibiotic treatment. Metagen...

    Authors: Mingyu Gan, Yanyan Zhang, Gangfeng Yan, Yixue Wang, Guoping Lu, Bingbing Wu, Weiming Chen and Wenhao Zhou
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:33
  13. Elizabethkingia is emerging as an opportunistic pathogen in humans. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical epidemiology, antimicrobial susceptibility, virulence factors, and genome features of Eliz...

    Authors: Chongyang Wu, Li Xiong, Quanfeng Liao, Weili Zhang, Yuling Xiao and Yi Xie
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:32
  14. Anti-virulence therapy is a promising strategy to treat multi-drug resistant (MDR) pathogens. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a potent opportunistic pathogen because of an array of virulence factors that are regulated ...

    Authors: Reham Talaat, Mohamed N. Abu El-naga, Heba Abd Alla El-Bialy, Mohie Z. El-Fouly and Mohamed A. Abouzeid
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:31
  15. Melioidosis, caused by the category B biothreat agent Burkholderia pseudomallei, is a disease with a high mortality rate and requires an immediate culture-independent diagnosis for effective disease management. I...

    Authors: Pranjal Kumar Yadav, Suchetna Singh, Moumita Paul, Sanjay Kumar, S. Ponmariappan and Duraipandian Thavaselvam
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:30
  16. The prevalence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) among Korean tuberculosis patients is about 4.1%, which is higher than the OECD average of 2.6%. Inadequate drug use and poor patient compliance incr...

    Authors: Yu Jeong Choi, Yoonjung Kim, Hye Jung Park, Dokyun Kim, Hyukmin Lee, Young Ah Kim and Kyung-A Lee
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:29
  17. Neisseria meningitidis can cause life-threatening meningococcal meningitis and meningococcemia. Old standard microbiological results from CSF/blood cultures are time consuming. This study aimed to combine the sen...

    Authors: Dao Thi Huyen, Julien Reboud, Dao Thanh Quyen, Jonathan M. Cooper, Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan, Ngo Tat Trung and Le Huu Song
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:28
  18. Carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR-hvKP) co-producing blaKPC and blaNDM poses a serious threat to public health. This study aimed to investigate the mechanisms underlying the resistance ...

    Authors: Qian Wang, Yue Liu, Ran Chen, Meng Zhang, Zaifeng Si, Yueling Wang, Yan Jin, Yuanyuan Bai, Zhen Song, Xinglun Lu, Mingju Hao and Yingying Hao
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:27
  19. Infections caused by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia are clinically important due to its intrinsic resistance to a broad range of antibiotics. Therefore, selecting the most appropriate antibiotic to treat S. maltoph...

    Authors: Narjess Bostanghadiri, Mohammad Sholeh, Tahereh Navidifar, Leila Dadgar-Zankbar, Zahra Elahi, Alex van Belkum and Davood Darban-Sarokhalil
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:26
  20. Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) is a group of slow-growing mycobacteria that includes Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare. MAC pulmonary disease (MAC-PD) poses a threat to immunocompromised ind...

    Authors: Hyun-Eui Park, Kyu-Min Kim, Minh Phuong Trinh, Jung-Wan Yoo, Sung Jae Shin and Min-Kyoung Shin
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:25
  21. Klebsiella variicola is considered a newly emerging human pathogen. Clinical isolates of carbapenemase and broad-spectrum β-lactamase-producing K. variicola remain relatively uncommon. A strain of K. variicola 42...

    Authors: Hui Chen, Hao Xu, Ruishan Liu, Jian Shen, Beiwen Zheng and Lanjuan Li
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:24
  22. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical features of Nocardia infections, antibiotic resistance profile, choice of antibiotics and treatment outcome, among others. In addition, the study compared the...

    Authors: Yungang Han, Meijin Cheng, Zheng Li, Huihui Chen, Shuang Xia, Yue Zhao, Yali Wang, Wenyi He and Wei Wang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:23
  23. Early and accurate etiological diagnosis is very important for improving the prognosis of central nervous system (CNS) infections in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. The goal is not easily...

    Authors: Xihong Yang, Shuilian Zhou, Ziwei Chang, Xiaotong Xi, Jiahui Li, Mengjiao Miao, Yaling Chen, Wei Chen, Hongying Zhang, Ran Ding and Zhiliang Hu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:22
  24. Pregnancy-related infections are important contributors to maternal sepsis and mortality. We aimed to describe clinical, microbiological characteristics and use of antibiotics by source of infection and countr...

    Authors: Carolina C. Ribeiro-do-Valle, Mercedes Bonet, Vanessa Brizuela, Edgardo Abalos, Adama Baguiya, Fernando Bellissimo-Rodrigues, Mihaela Budianu, Lucian Puscasiu, Marian Knight, David Lissauer, Catherine Dunlop, Shevin T. Jacob, Sadia Shakoor, Luis Gadama, Bouchra Assarag, João Paulo Souza…
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:21
  25. Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) is the main etiological agent behind community-acquired and hospital-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs), which are among the most prevalent human infections. The manage...

    Authors: Sara A. Alshaikh, Tarek El-banna, Fatma Sonbol and Mahmoud H. Farghali
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:20
  26. In our study, K. pneumoniae strains (non-susceptible to carbapenem) (n = 60) were obtained from various clinical samples from Rize State Hospital between 2015 and 2017 and it is aimed to identify antibiotic resis...

    Authors: Esin Karaman, Ayşegül Çopur Çiçek, Vicdan Şemen and Fatih Şaban Beriş
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:19
  27. Brucellosis, developing complications including arthritis, spondylitis, sacroiliitis, and osteomyelitis, is one of the most common zoonotic diseases in the current world which causes economic losses to the liv...

    Authors: Lei Zhu, Chi Zhang, Chen Liang, Li Peng, Huanyu Yan, Xiuwen Liang and Youjia Xu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:18
  28. Salmonella infections continue to be one of the essential public health issues threatening millions of people. With the increasing occurrence of resistance against conventionally used antibiotics, the search for ...

    Authors: Reem A. Youssef, Masarra M. Sakr, Rania I. Shebl, Bishoy T. Saad and Khaled M. Aboshanab
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:17
  29. Guidelines about febrile neutropenia in paediatric patients are not homogeneous; the best empiric treatment of this condition should be driven by local epidemiology. The Weighted-Incidence Syndromic Combinatio...

    Authors: Cecilia Liberati, Daniele Donà, Linda Maestri, Maria Grazia Petris, Elisa Barbieri, Elisa Gallo, Jacopo Gallocchio, Marta Pierobon, Elisabetta Calore, Annachiara Zin, Giulia Brigadoi, Marcello Mariani, Alessio Mesini, Carolina Saffioti, Elisabetta Ugolotti, Dario Gregori…
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:16
  30. Multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria impose a considerable health-care burden and are associated with bronchiectasis exacerbation. This study investigated the clinical outcomes of adult patients with bronchiecta...

    Authors: Chih-Hao Chang, Chiung-Hsin Chang, Shih-Hao Huang, Chung-Shu Lee, Po-Chuan Ko, Chun-Yu Lin, Meng-Heng Hsieh, Yu-Tung Huang, Horng-Chyuan Lin, Li-Fu Li, Fu-Tsai Chung, Chun-Hua Wang and Hung-Yu Huang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:15
  31. This study aimed to characterise the whole-genome structure of two clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae strains co-harbouring mcr-8.1 and tmexCD1-toprJ1, both resistant to colistin and tigecycline.

    Authors: Qian Wang, Meng Zhang, Yue Liu, Jinmei Li, Ran Chen, Yueling Wang, Yan Jin, Yuanyuan Bai, Zhen Song, Xinglun Lu, Changyin Wang and Yingying Hao
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:14
  32. Recently, extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (XDR-PA) isolates have been increasingly detected and posed great challenges to clinical anti-infection treatments. However, little is known about exten...

    Authors: Jun Li, Mengli Tang, Zhaojun Liu, Yuhan Wei, Fengjun Xia, Yubing Xia, Yongmei Hu, Haichen Wang and Mingxiang Zou
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:13
  33. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a major Gram-negative pathogen that can exacerbate lung infections in the patients with cystic fibrosis, which can ultimately lead to death.

    Authors: Zimeng Hu, Lu Zhou, Xingyu Tao, Pei Li, Xiangkuan Zheng, Wei Zhang and Zhongming Tan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:12
  34. Global impact of COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the urgency for efficient virus detection and identification of variants such as the Q57H mutation. Early and efficient detection of SARS-CoV-2 among densely p...

    Authors: Maryam Nawab, Syeda Kiran Riaz, Eiman Ismail, Alfar Ahamed, Aaysha Tariq, Muhammad Faraz Arshad Malik, Naeem F. Qusty, Farkad Bantun, Petr Slama, Massab Umair, Shafiul Haque, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana and Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:11
  35. This study aims to identify the most effective diagnostic method for distinguishing pathogenic and non-pathogenic Gram-negative bacteria (GNB) in suspected pneumonia cases using metagenomic next-generation seq...

    Authors: Wenyan Liang, Qun Zhang, Qian Qian, Mingyue Wang, Yuchen Ding, Ji Zhou, Yi Zhu, Yu Jin, Xuesong Chen, Hui Kong, Wei Song, Xin Lu, Xiaodong Wu, Xiaoyong Xu, Shanling Dai and Wenkui Sun
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:10
  36. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is one of the most serious pathogens implicated in antimicrobial resistance, and it has been identified as an ESKAPE along with other extremely significant multidrug resista...

    Authors: Mona Salem, Gamal Younis, Asmaa Sadat, Nehal Ahmed Talaat Nouh, Dalal Nasser Binjawhar, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim, Mohamed Elbadawy and Amal Awad
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:9
  37. Pneumocystis jirovecii (P. jirovecii) is an opportunistic fungus responsible for Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in deeply immunocompromised patients and for pulmonary colonization in individuals with mild immunosup...

    Authors: Alan Rucar, Anne Totet, Yohann Le Govic, Baptiste Demey and Céline Damiani
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:8
  38. The ability of Staphylococcus epidermidis and S. aureus to form strong biofilm on plastic devices makes them the major pathogens associated with device-related infections (DRIs). Biofilm-embedded bacteria are mor...

    Authors: Toktam Sharafi, Ezzat Allah Ghaemi, Maryam Rafiee and Abdollah Ardebili
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:7
  39. Antibiotic resistance is one of the most serious global health problems and threatens the effective treatment of bacterial infections. Of greatest concern are infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase...

    Authors: Katja Hrovat, Katja Molan, Katja Seme and Jerneja Ambrožič Avguštin
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:6
  40. Hospital-acquired infections caused by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa incline hospital stay and costs of treatment that resulted in an increased mortality rate. The frequency of P. aeruginosa high-ris...

    Authors: Nazila Ahmadi, Himen Salimizand, Abolfazl Rafati Zomorodi, Jalileh Ebn Abbas, Rashid Ramazanzadeh, Fakhri Haghi, Sepideh Hassanzadeh, Mojdeh Jahantigh and Mojtaba Shahin
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:5
  41. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is the most common etiology of chronic gastric. H. pylori gastritis would gradually evolve into gastric atrophy, intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia and malignant lesions. H...

    Authors: Jianxiang Peng, Jinliang Xie, Dingwei Liu, Kaijie Yang, Shuang Wu, Dongsheng Liu, Deqiang Huang and Yong Xie
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:4
  42. This study aimed to investigate the role of rapid syndromic diagnostic testing of gastrointestinal pathogens as a clinical decision support tool in a pediatric emergency department (ED) by comparing clinical d...

    Authors: Hyun Mi Kang, In Hyuk Yoo and Dae Chul Jeong
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:3
  43. Whipple’s disease caused by Tropheryma whipplei is difficult to diagnose because of a broad spectrum of manifestations and non-specific clinical signs. In the current global era, the incidence of duodenal infecti...

    Authors: Sumi Yoon, Min Eui Hong, Soon Auck Hong, Tae-Hyoung Kim and Mi-Kyung Lee
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:2
  44. Transplant recipients are immunocompromised and vulnerable to developing tuberculosis. However, active tuberculosis incidence is rapidly declining in South Korea, but the trend of tuberculosis infection among ...

    Authors: JongHoon Hyun, Myeongjee Lee, Inkyung Jung, Eunhwa Kim, Seung Min Hahn, Yu Ri Kim, Sungmin Lim, Kyong Ihn, Min Young Kim, Jong Gyun Ahn, Joon-Sup Yeom, Su Jin Jeong and Ji-Man Kang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:1
  45. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a rapidly evolving pathogen that is frequently associated with outbreaks and sustained epidemics. This study investigated the population structure, resistome,...

    Authors: Salma W. Elsayed, Reem A. Elghaish, Eman Badr, Shaimaa F. Mouftah, Nehal A. Saif, Iman S. Naga, Ahmed H. Shata, Ben Pascoe, Samuel K. Sheppard and Mohamed Elhadidy
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:109
  46. To evaluate the clinical and epidemiological impact of a new molecular surveillance strategy based on qPCR to control an outbreak by Serratia marcescens in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

    Authors: Ángel Rodríguez-Villodres, José Manuel Ortiz de la Rosa, Raquel Valencia-Martin, Francisco Jiménez Parrilla, Guillermo Martín-Gutiérrez, Natividad Márquez Patiño, Estela Perea Cruz, María Teresa Sánchez Jiménez, Antonio Pavón Delgado, José Miguel Cisneros and José Antonio Lepe
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:108
  47. To evaluate effect of inoculum size of extended-spectrum β-Lactamase (ESBL)-producing-, AmpC-producing-, and KPC-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae on the in vitro antibacterial effects of imipe...

    Authors: Xueting Wang, Luying Xiong, Yuan Wang, Kai Yang, Tingting Xiao, Xiaohui Chi, Tao Chen, Yanzi Zhou, Ping Lu, Dilimulati Dilinuer, Pin Shen, Yunbo Chen and Yonghong Xiao
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:107
  48. To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of linezolid-containing regimens for treatment of M. abscessus pulmonary disease.

    Authors: Li-ping Cheng, Qing Zhang, Hai Lou, Xiao-na Shen, Qing-rong Qu, Jie Cao, Wei Wei, Wei Sha and Qin Sun
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:106
  49. Legionnaires’ Disease (LD) rarely evolves into pulmonary abscesses. The current systematic review has been designed to explore therapeutical strategies in pulmonary cavitary LD.

    Authors: Marco Moretti, Lisanne De Boek, Bart Ilsen, Thomas Demuyser and Eef Vanderhelst
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:105