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  1. To evaluate the performance of simultaneous amplification and testing (SAT) assay for the detection of group B Streptococcus (GBS) in maternal vaginal and perianal swabs compared with real-time polymerase chai...

    Authors: Loukaiyi Lu, Yisheng Chen, Qiang Wang, Jing Gao and Chunmei Ying
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:65
  2. Infectious keratitis, a significant contributor to blindness, with fungal keratitis accounting for nearly half of cases, poses a formidable diagnostic and therapeutic challenge due to its delayed clinical pres...

    Authors: Yongze Zhu, Peng Nan, Zhongliang Zhu, Youqi Ji, Bingqian Zhuo, Wei Xu and Yumei Ge
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:64
  3. The wide spread of carbapenem-resistance clones of Acinetobacter baumannii has made it a global public problem. Some studies have shown that the prevalence of Acinetobacter baumannii clones can change over time. ...

    Authors: Xinlin Huang, Nianzhi Ning, Deyu Li, Suming Chen, Liangyan Zhang, Huan Wang, Chunmei Bao, Xiaolan Yang, Boan Li and Hui Wang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:63
  4. This study analyzed the genetic traits and fitness costs of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VREfm) blood isolates carrying Tn1546-type transposons harboring the vanA operon.

    Authors: Dokyun Kim, Da Young Kang, Min Hyuk Choi, Jun Sung Hong, Hyun Soo Kim, Young Ree Kim, Young Ah Kim, Young Uh, Kyeong Seob Shin, Jeong Hwan Shin, Soo Hyun Kim, Jong Hee Shin and Seok Hoon Jeong
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:62
  5. The emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Salmonella strains, especially resistant ones toward critically important antimicrobial classes such as fluoroquinolones and third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins,...

    Authors: Bassant Ashraf El-Saeed, Hend Ali Elshebrawy, Amira Ibrahim Zakaria, Adel Abdelkhalek and Khalid Ibrahim Sallam
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:61
  6. Gram-negative bacteria (GNB) are becoming increasingly resistant to a wide variety of antibiotics. There are currently limited treatments for GNB, and the combination of antibiotics with complementary mechanis...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Jianwen Feng, Jiameng Yu, Lirong Wen, Lidan Chen, Huijie An, Weibin Xiao, Bing Zhang, Huanhuan Feng, Mou Zhou and Zhihui Jiang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:60
  7. Cancer patients are vulnerable to infections due to immunosuppression caused by cancer itself and its treatment. The emergence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria further complicates the treatment of infection...

    Authors: Akshay Shelke, Pallavi Priya, Shiwani Mishra, Richa Chauhan, Krishna Murti, V. Ravichandiran and Sameer Dhingra
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:59
  8. Escherichia. coli is the most frequent host for New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM) which hydrolyzes almost all β-lactams except aztreonam. The worldwide spread of blaNDM-carrying E. coli heavily threatens public...

    Authors: Changyu Xia, Ruyu Yan, Chang Liu, Junbin Zhai, Jie Zheng, Wei Chen and Xiaoli Cao
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:58
  9. Chromoblastomycosis (CBM), a chronic fungal infection affecting the skin and subcutaneous tissues, is predominantly caused by dematiaceous fungi in tropical and subtropical areas. Characteristically, CBM prese...

    Authors: Jinjin Zheng, Shougang Liu, Zhenmou Xie, Yangxia Chen, Liyan Xi, Hongfang Liu and Yinghui Liu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:57
  10. Necrotizing tracheobronchitis is a rare clinical entity presented as a necrotic inflammation involving the mainstem trachea and distal bronchi. We reported a case of severe necrotizing tracheobronchitis caused...

    Authors: Shu Wang, Jianhua Yang, Wenwu Sun and Yang Tao
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:55
  11. Achromobacter spp. are opportunistic pathogens, mostly infecting immunocompromised patients and patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and considered as difficult-to-treat pathogens due to both intrinsic resistance a...

    Authors: Vincent Jean-Pierre, Pauline Sorlin, Alix Pantel, Raphaël Chiron, Jean-Philippe Lavigne, Katy Jeannot and Hélène Marchandin
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:54
  12. The global dissemination of critical-priority carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR-hvKp) via food sources represents a significant public health concern. Epidemiological data on CR-hvKp in...

    Authors: Rahma Mohammed, Sara M. Nader, Dalia A. Hamza and Maha A. Sabry
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:53
  13. Emerging evidence has indicated a link between the gut microbiota and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). However, the acute changes in gut microbiota during chemotherapy and the predictive value of baseline ...

    Authors: Huidi Wang, Yajie Zhang, Qianyi Zhou, Lihua Yu, Jingxiang Fu, Danna Lin, Lulu Huang, Xiaorong Lai, Li Wu, Jingxin Zhang, Juan Zi, Xu Liao, Siying Huang, Yugu Xie, Yan He and Lihua Yang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:52
  14. In this prospective study, the diagnosis accuracy of nanopore sequencing-based Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) detection was determined through examining bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) samples from pulmonar...

    Authors: Xiaojing Yan, Guoli Yang, Yunfei Wang, Yuqing Wang, Jie Cheng, Peisong Xu, Xiaoli Qiu, Lei Su, Lina Liu, Ruixue Geng, Yingxia You, Hui Liu, Naihui Chu, Li Ma and Wenjuan Nie
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:51
  15. Detection of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CR-PA) in humans is important to prevent transmission. However, the most optimal culture method to detect CR-PA is unknown. This systematic review aims to...

    Authors: Selvi N. Shahab, Anneloes van Veen, Andrea C. Büchler, Yulia R. Saharman, Anis Karuniawati, Margreet C. Vos, Anne F. Voor in ’t holt and Juliëtte A. Severin
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:50
  16. Chronic endometritis (CE) is associated with poor reproductive outcomes, yet the role of endometrial microbiota in patients with recurrent implantation failure (RIF) and CE remains unclear. This study aims to ...

    Authors: Hong Zhang, Heng Zou, Chanyu Zhang and Shen Zhang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:49
  17. Proteus mirabilis is a significant nosocomial pathogen that is frequently associated with a wide range of infections, necessitating heightened attention to mitigate potential health risks. Hence, this study was p...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Elhosseini, Tarek E. El-Banna, Fatma I. Sonbol and Maisra M. El-Bouseary
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:48
  18. Aztreonam-avibactam (ATM-AVI) combination shows promising effectiveness on most carbapenemase-producing Gram-negatives, yet standardized antibiotic susceptibility testing (AST) methods for evaluating the combi...

    Authors: Corentin Deckers, Florian Bélik, Olivier Denis, Pierre Bogaerts, Isabel Montesinos, Catherine Berhin, Warda Bouchahrouf, Martin Hoebeke, Stephanie Evrard, Nicolas Gilliard, Merve Okur and Te-Din Huang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:47
  19. Proteus mirabilis is an opportunistic pathogen that has been held responsible for numerous nosocomial and community-acquired infections which are difficult to be controlled because of its diverse antimicrobial re...

    Authors: Maggi ElTaweel, Heba Shehta Said and Rasha Barwa
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2024 23:46
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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