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  1. This meta-analysis evaluated the Efficacy and Effectiveness of several COVID-19 vaccines, including AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Bharat, and Johnson & Johnson, to better estimate their immunogenicity, benefit...

    Authors: Marzieh Soheili, Sorour Khateri, Farhad Moradpour, Pardis Mohammadzedeh, Mostafa Zareie, Seyede Maryam Mahdavi Mortazavi, Sima Manifar, Hamed Gilzad Kohan and Yousef Moradi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:42
  2. Bloodstream infection (BSI) caused by Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are associated with poor outcomes in hematological patients. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for mortality...

    Authors: Lining Zhang, Sisi Zhen, Yuyan Shen, Tingting Zhang, Jieru Wang, Jia Li, Qingsong Lin, Zhijian Xiao, Yizhou Zheng, Erlie Jiang, Mingzhe Han, Jianxiang Wang and Sizhou Feng
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:41
  3. Carbapenemase-producing makes a great contribution to carbapenem resistance in Gram-negative bacilli. BlaAFM-1 gene was first discovered by us in Alcaligenes faecalis AN70 strain isolated in Guangzhou of China an...

    Authors: Yingcheng Qin, Yuan Peng, Xiaonv Duan, Zhenli Song, Rong Huang and Yongyu Rui
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:40
  4. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) of untreatable gonococcal infection is an emerging threat, especially in Guangdong, a prosperous province in Southern China.

    Authors: Yiwen Liao, Qinghui Xie, Xiaoxiao Li, Xiaona Yin, Xingzhong Wu, Mingjing Liu, Yuying Pan, Lihong Zeng, Jianjiang Yang, Zhanqin Feng, Xiaolin Qin and Heping Zheng
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:39
  5. Since the first report of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in China in 2007, the prevalence of CRKP and CRE has increased significantly. However, the molecular characteristics of IMP-producing

    Authors: Liuyang Yang, Guangcun Zhang, Qiang Zhao, Ling Guo and Jiyong Yang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:38
  6. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an ever-growing threat to modern medicine and, according to the latest reports, it causes nearly twice as many deaths globally as AIDS or malaria. Elucidating reservoirs and d...

    Authors: A. C. Anderson, C. von Ohle, C. Frese, S. Boutin, C. Bridson, K. Schoilew, S. A. Peikert, E. Hellwig, K. Pelz, A. Wittmer, D. Wolff and A. Al-Ahmad
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:37
  7. Curvularia hawaiiensis (formerly Bipolaris hawaiiensis) is a plant pathogen often isolated from soil and vegetative material. However, only a few cases of opportunistic invasive infections in humans have been des...

    Authors: Cristina Aguirre, Jaime David Acosta-España, Sheila Jissela Patajalo-Villata and Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:36
  8. The clinical symptoms of invasive fungal infections (IFI) are nonspecific, and early clinical diagnosis is challenging, resulting in high mortality rates. This study reports the development of a novel aptamer-...

    Authors: Ying Hua, Feng Hu, Xia Ren, Yueling Xiong, Jian Hu, Fan Su, Xiaolei Tang and Yufeng Wen
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:35
  9. Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) is a global health crisis. This study aimed to determine the clonal relatedness of antibiotic-resistant A. baumannii isolates in hospitalized patients who suffe...

    Authors: Farzaneh Firoozeh, Mahnaz Nikibakhsh, Farzad Badmasti, Mohammad Zibaei and Vajihe Sadat Nikbin
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:34
  10. Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) are a group of beta-lactamase enzymes that confer resistance to the oxyimino-cephalosporins and monobactams. The emergence of ESBL - producing genes possesses a serious t...

    Authors: Mahesh Kumar Chaudhary, Indrani Jadhav and Megha Raj Banjara
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:33
  11. Acinetobacter baumannii (AB) has emerged as one of the most problematic pathogens affecting critically ill patients. This study aimed to investigate the longitudinal epidemiology of AB causing invasive diseases i...

    Authors: Hyun Mi Kang, Ki Wook Yun and Eun Hwa Choi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:32
  12. Despite the global prevalence of Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase (KPC)-type class A β-lactamases, occurrences of KPC-3-producing isolates in China remain infrequent. This study aims to explore the emergence, ...

    Authors: Haoyu Ge, Jie Qiao, Jiahao Zheng, Hao Xu, Ruishan Liu, Junhui Zhao, Ruyan Chen, Chenyu Li, Xiaobing Guo and Beiwen Zheng
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:31
  13. Finegoldia magna (formerly known as Peptococcus magnus or Peptostreptococcus magnus) belonging to phylum Firmicutes, class Clostridia and genus Finegoldia, is the only species known to cause infections in human b...

    Authors: Seema Shetty, Renuka Anegundi, Padmaja Ananth Shenoy and Shashidhar Vishwanath
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:30
  14. For treatment of ventriculitis, vancomycin and meropenem are frequently used as empiric treatment but cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) penetration is highly variable and may result in subtherapeutic concentrations. F...

    Authors: Christina König, Jens Martens-Lobenhoffer, Patrick Czorlich, Manfred Westphal, Stefanie M. Bode-Böger, Stefan Kluge and Jörn Grensemann
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:29
  15. Mycoplasma hominis is one of the main opportunistic pathogenic mycoplasmas in humans which has a major impact on patients with bloodstream infections. Because it is difficult to detect or isolate, rapid and accur...

    Authors: Yili Chen, Hengxin Chen, Hao Huang, Yinyin Zhong, Xiaoshu Lin, Peisong Chen, Kang Liao, Juhua Yang, Min Liu, Mengzhi Hong and Ruizhi Wang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:28
  16. Culture of Neisseria gonorrhoeae is essential for surveillance of complete antimicrobial susceptibility profiles. In 2014, the culture success rate of N. gonorrhoeae from samples taken at the clinic for sexually ...

    Authors: LM Brendefur Corwin, P Campbell, K Jakobsen, F Müller, X Lai, M Unemo, TM Leegaard, J Vildershøj Bjørnholt and AO Olsen
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:27
  17. Authors: Rawan Taha, Ola Kader, Sherine Shawky and Shahinda Rezk
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:26

    The original article was published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:21

  18. Patients who develop severe illness due to COVID-19 are more likely to be admitted to hospital and acquire bacterial co-infections, therefore the WHO recommends empiric treatment with antibiotics. Few reports ...

    Authors: Linzy Elton, Muzamil Mahdi Abdel Hamid, John Tembo, Hana Elbadawi, Kwitaka Maluzi, Mohammed H. Abdelraheem, Teresa Cullip, Caren Kabanda, Kerry Roulston, Isobella Honeyborne, Margaret J Thomason, Kamal Elhag, Alaelddin Mohammed, Abdelsalam Adam, Kangwa Mulonga, Kapatiso Sikakena…
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:25
  19. Carbapenemase-producing gram-negative organisms continue to be a significant healthcare concern and a therapeutic challenge. Members of the genus Citrobacter have emerged as increasingly multidrug resistant and v...

    Authors: Stephen M. Brecher, Isabella A. Tickler and Fred C. Tenover
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:24
  20. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) causes life-threatening infections, with narrow therapeutic options including: vancomycin and linezolid. Accordingly, this study aimed to characterize phenotypic...

    Authors: Asmaa I. AbdAlhafiz, Nooran S. Elleboudy, Khaled M. Aboshanab, Mohammad M. Aboulwafa and Nadia A. Hassouna
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:23
  21. Chest computerized tomography (CT) scan is an important strategy that quantifies the severity of COVID-19 pneumonia. To what extent inactivated COVID-19 vaccines could impact the COVID-19 pneumonia on chest CT...

    Authors: Miao Lai, Kai Wang, Chengyuan Ding, Yi Yin, Xiaoling lin, Chuanjun Xu, Zhiliang Hu and Zhihang Peng
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:22
  22. Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales (CPE) show rapid global dissemination and pose a significant therapeutic challenge. This study aimed to characterize carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella spp. and Escherichi...

    Authors: Rawan Taha, Ola Kader, Sherine Shawky and Shahinda Rezk
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:26

  23. The tick-borne bacterium, Neoehrlichia mikurensis (N. mikurensis) can cause severe febrile illness and thromboembolic complications in immunocompromised individuals. We investigated the presence of N. mikurensis ...

    Authors: Rosa Maja Møhring Gynthersen, Mette Frimodt Hansen, Lukas Frans Ocias, Andreas Kjaer, Randi Føns Petersen, Sisse Rye Ostrowski, Lene Harritshøj, Søren Jacobsen, Ulrik Overgaard, Karen Angeliki Krogfelt, Anne-Mette Lebech and Helene Mens
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:20
  24. To investigate the prevalence and molecular characterization of bedaquiline resistance among MDR-TB isolates collected from Chongqing, China.

    Authors: Yan Hu, Jun Fan, Damin Zhu, Wenguo Liu, Feina Li, Tongxin Li and Huiwen Zheng
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:19
  25. Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) is a significant clinical problem, given the lack of therapeutic options. The CRKP strains have emerged as an essential worldwide healthcare issue during the last...

    Authors: Mehrdad Mohammadi, Mahmood Saffari, Seyed Davar Siadat, Seyed Hossein Hejazi, Mohammad Shayestehpour, Mitra Motallebi and Milad Eidi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:18
  26. 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 22:17

    The original article was published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:5

  27. Over one million yearly deaths are attributable to Streptococcus pneumoniae and people living with HIV are particularly vulnerable. Emerging penicillin non-susceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae (PNSP) challenges t...

    Authors: Joel Manyahi, Sabrina J. Moyo, Nina Langeland and Bjørn Blomberg
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:16
  28. Dermatophytes have the ability to invade the keratin layer of humans and cause infections. The aims of this study were the accurate identification of dermatophytes by Polymerase Chain Reaction-Restriction Frag...

    Authors: Parisa Badiee, Tahereh Shokohi, Jamal Hashemi, Rasoul Mohammadi, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Maneli Amin Shahidi, Fatemeh Ghasemi and Hadis Jafarian
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:15
  29. Infections caused by extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESβL) producing bacteria are common and problematic. When they cause bloodstream infections, they are associated with significant morbidity and mortality.

    Authors: Deving Arias Ramos, John Alexander Alzate, Germán Alberto Moreno Gómez, Julián Andrés Hoyos Pulgarín, Juan Camilo Olaya Gómez, Isabella Cortés Bonilla and Camila Vargas Mosquera
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:13
  30. Identifying persistent bacteremia early in patients with neutropenia may improve outcome. This study evaluated the role of follow-up blood cultures (FUBC) positivity in predicting outcomes among patients with ...

    Authors: Abi Manesh Sathya Kumar, Mithun Mohan George, Kundakarla Bhanuprasad, Grace Mary John, Anu Korula, Aby Abraham, Vikram Mathews, Uday Prakash Kulkarni, Chaitra Shankar, Prasanna Samuel Premkumar, Binila Chacko, K. Subramani, George M. Varghese, V. Balaji and Biju George
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:12
  31. Klebsiella Pneumoniae (Kp) sequence type (ST) 147 has emerged globally and spread rapidly, particularly the extensively drug resistant (XDR) isolates. However, the infections caused by this subtype is rare report...

    Authors: Chao Liu, Pengcheng Du, Ping Yang, Ming Lu and Ning Shen
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:11
  32. Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) colonization is a risk factor for CRE infection. CRE infection results in an increase in mortality in patients with cirrhosis. However, minimal data regarding the ...

    Authors: Fangbing Tian, Yin Li, Yue Wang, Bing Yu, Jianxin Song, Qin Ning, Cui Jian and Ming Ni
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:10
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2023 22:17

  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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