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  1. Antibiotic resistance decreases success of Helicobacter pylori (Hp) eradication. Recently published results show low rate of resistance and better compliance with moxifloxacin based regiments.

    Authors: Josip Bago, Karolina Majstorović, Željka Belošić-Halle, Nastja Kućišec, Vinko Bakula, Monika Tomić, Petra Bago and Rosana Troskot
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:13
  2. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of multidrug resistant yeasts in the faeces of synanthropic wild birds from the Bangsar suburb of Kuala Lumpur.

    Authors: Alexander TiongKah Lord, Kavitha Mohandas, Sushela Somanath and Stephen Ambu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:11
  3. Distinct virulence factors of H. pylori have been described: the vaculating cytotoxin (vacA), the cytotoxin associated gene (cagA), the induced by contact with epithelium factor Antigen (iceA gene) and the outer ...

    Authors: Khansa Ben Mansour, Chédlia Fendri, Meriem Zribi, Afef Masmoudi, Mounir Labbene, Azza Fillali, Nabil Ben Mami, Taoufik Najjar, Ahmed Meherzi, Tahar Sfar and Christophe Burucoa
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:10
  4. Campylobacter coli is a rare cause of bacteremia. We report here the first case of C.coli spondylodiscitis complicated by an aortic aneurysm. Outcome was favourable with surgery and antibiotic therapy.

    Authors: Xavier Lemaire, Caroline Dehecq, Christian Cattoen, Laurence Destrieux Garnier, Béatrice Sarraz Bournet, Yazdan Yazdanpanah and Eric Senneville
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:8
  5. Hydroxychavicol, isolated from the chloroform extraction of the aqueous leaf extract of Piper betle L., (Piperaceae) was investigated for its antifungal activity against 124 strains of selected fungi. The leaves ...

    Authors: Intzar Ali, Farrah G Khan, Krishan A Suri, Bishan D Gupta, Naresh K Satti, Prabhu Dutt, Farhat Afrin, Ghulam N Qazi and Inshad A Khan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:7
  6. Hospitalized patients in critical care settings are at risk for bloodstream infections (BSI). Most BSIs originate from a central line (CL), and they increase length of stay, cost, and mortality. Open infusion ...

    Authors: Manuel S Rangel-Frausto, Francisco Higuera-Ramirez, Jose Martinez-Soto and Victor D Rosenthal
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:6
  7. Accurate measurement of the incidence of diarrhoeagenic E. coli in patients with diarrhoea is hindered by the current methods of detection and varies from country to country. In order to improve the diagnosis of ...

    Authors: Christoph Hardegen, Sabine Messler, Birgit Henrich, Klaus Pfeffer, Jens Würthner and Colin R MacKenzie
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:5
  8. Acinetobacter baumannii and species within the Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) are significant opportunistic bacterial pathogens of humans. These species exhibit a high degree of antibiotic resistance, and som...

    Authors: William R Schwan, Craig Dunek, Michael Gebhardt, Kathleen Engelbrecht, Tiffany Klett, Aaron Monte, Joseph Toce, Marc Rott, Thomas J Volk, John J LiPuma, Xue-Ting Liu and Ronald McKelvey
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:4
  9. The objective of this study was to examine Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates collected from a longitudinal surveillance program in order to determine their susceptibility to currently used fluoroquinolones and of...

    Authors: Samir N Patel, Roberto Melano, Allison McGeer, Karen Green and Donald E Low
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:3
  10. We studied the beta-lactamases of an E. aerogenes isolate recovered from the blood of a two-year-old patient. The isolate demonstrated a disk-diffusion phenotype typical for an AmpC-ESBL co-producer.

    Authors: Murat Kasap, Kayode Fashae, Sinem Torol, Fetiye Kolayli, Fatma Budak and Haluk Vahaboglu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2010 9:1
  11. Hepatitis G virus (HGV) is an RNA virus. It is mainly transmitted through exposure to contaminated blood although other routes may also exist. Patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) are at high risk of acqu...

    Authors: Ayman Mohammad Hammad and Mohammad Hosam El Deen Zaghloul
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:36
  12. In the last few years, several outbreaks of nosocomial infections caused by multidrug-resistant pathogenic agents have been observed, and various biocides products were developed in order to control this pheno...

    Authors: Giorgio Liguori, Maria Bagattini, Francesca Gallè, Valeria Quartucci, Valeria Di Onofrio, Mario Negrone and Maria Triassi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:35
  13. The aim of our study was to compare the presence of the intI1 gene and its associations with the antibiotic resistance of commensal Escherichia coli strains in children with/without previous antibiotic treatments...

    Authors: Epp Sepp, Jelena Stsepetova, Krista Lõivukene, Kai Truusalu, Siiri Kõljalg, Paul Naaber and Marika Mikelsaar
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:34
  14. Group A beta hemolytic streptococcus (GABHS) pharyngitis is a common childhood illness. Penicillin remains the gold standard therapy, but macrolides are indicated for the penicillin allergic patient, and are o...

    Authors: Angela L Myers, Mary Anne Jackson, Rangaraj Selvarangan, Richard V Goering and Christopher Harrison
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:33
  15. Tuberculous spondylitis (Pott's disease) is an ancient human disease. Because it is rare in high-income, tuberculosis (TB) low incidence countries, misdiagnoses occur as sufficient clinical experience is lacking.

    Authors: Felix C Ringshausen, Andrea Tannapfel, Volkmar Nicolas, Andreas Weber, Hans-Werner Duchna, Gerhard Schultze-Werninghaus and Gernot Rohde
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:32
  16. Stryphnodendron adstringens (Mart.) Coville, Leguminosae, also known in Brazil as barbatimão, is rich in tannins and many flavan-3-ols and proanthocyanidins such as prodelphinidins and prorobinetinidins. Previous...

    Authors: Kelly Ishida, Sonia Rozental, João Carlos Palazzo de Mello and Celso Vataru Nakamura
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:29
  17. Staphylococcus aureus and S. epidermidis biofilms differ in structure, growth and regulation, and thus the high-throughput method of evaluating biofilm susceptibility that has been published for S. epidermidis ca...

    Authors: Robin K Pettit, Christine A Weber and George R Pettit
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:28
  18. The aims of this study were to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of urinary isolates from community acquired acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections (uUTI) and to evaluate which antibiot...

    Authors: Cenk Aypak, Adalet Altunsoy and Nurşen Düzgün
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:27
  19. Chromobacterium violaceum is a Gram negative facultative anaerobic bacillus, found in soil and stagnant water, that usually has a violet pigmented appearance on agar culture. It is rarely described as a human pat...

    Authors: Günther Slesak, Phouvieng Douangdala, Saythong Inthalad, Joy Silisouk, Manivanh Vongsouvath, Amphonesavanh Sengduangphachanh, Catrin E Moore, Mayfong Mayxay, Hiroyuki Matsuoka and Paul N Newton
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:24
  20. Invasive fungal infections are a major cause of mortality among patients at risk. Treatment guidelines vary on optimal treatment strategies. We aimed to determine the effects of different antifungal therapies ...

    Authors: Edward J Mills, Dan Perri, Curtis Cooper, Jean B Nachega, Ping Wu, Imad Tleyjeh and Peter Phillips
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:23

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:25

  21. The aim of our study was to trace the dynamic changes of hospital-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA) lineages in Italy, comparing the genotypic backgrounds of contemporary isolates o...

    Authors: Floriana Campanile, Dafne Bongiorno, Sonia Borbone and Stefania Stefani
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:22
  22. Over the last decade, nosocomial infections due to Acinetobacter baumannii have been described with an increasing trend towards multidrug resistance, mostly in intensive care units. The aim of the present study w...

    Authors: Vijaya B Srinivasan, Govindan Rajamohan, Preeti Pancholi, Kurt Stevenson, Daniel Tadesse, Prapas Patchanee, Mario Marcon and Wondwossen A Gebreyes
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:21
  23. Malaria remains one of the most important tropical diseases of human with 1–2 million deaths annually especially caused by P. falciparum. During malarial life cycle, they exposed to many environmentally stresses ...

    Authors: Ratchaneewan Aunpad, Sangdao Somsri, Kesara Na-Bangchang, Rachanee Udomsangpetch, Mathirut Mungthin, Poom Adisakwattana and Wanna Chaijaroenkul
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:19
  24. Infections sustained by multidrug-resistant (MDR) and pan-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii have become a challenging problem in Intensive Care Units. Tigecycline provided new hope for the treatment of MDR A. bau...

    Authors: Luigi Principe, Silvia D'Arezzo, Alessandro Capone, Nicola Petrosillo and Paolo Visca
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:18
  25. Vibrio spp. is a pathogen rarely isolated in cancer patients, and in most cases it is associated with haematological diseases. Cutaneous manifestations of this organism are even rarer. We report a case of Non-O1

    Authors: Aitziber Aguinaga, María E Portillo, Jose R Yuste, Jose L del Pozo, Emilio García-Tutor, Jose L Pérez-Gracia and José Leiva
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:17
  26. Due to the indiscriminate use of antimicrobial drugs, the emergence of human pathogenic microorganisms resistant to major classes of antibiotics has been increased and has caused many clinical problems in the ...

    Authors: Maria Lysete A Bastos, Maria Raquel F Lima, Lucia M Conserva, Vânia S Andrade, Eliana MM Rocha and Rosangela PL Lemos
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:16
  27. Non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) is increasingly recognized as an important pathogen associated with bacteraemia especially in immunosuppressed patients. However, there is limited data specifically describing the c...

    Authors: Amreeta Dhanoa and Quek Kia Fatt
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:15
  28. Helicobacter pylori has been strongly associated with chronic gastritis, peptic and duodenal ulcers, and it is a risk factor for gastric cancer. Three major virulence factors of H. pylori have been described: the...

    Authors: Gloria Luz Paniagua, Eric Monroy, Raymundo Rodríguez, Salvador Arroniz, Cristina Rodríguez, José Luis Cortés, Ausencio Camacho, Erasmo Negrete and Sergio Vaca
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:14
  29. Farnesol is a sesquiterpene alcohol produced by many organisms, and also found in several essential oils. Its role as a quorum sensing molecule and as a virulence factor of Candida albicans has been well describe...

    Authors: Lorena S Derengowski, Calliandra De-Souza-Silva, Shélida V Braz, Thiago M Mello-De-Sousa, Sônia N Báo, Cynthia M Kyaw and Ildinete Silva-Pereira
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:13
  30. Intravesical administration of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin is used as a treatment method in superficial bladder cancer. While it is generally well tolerated, serious side effects may develop. Granulomatous hepatitis...

    Authors: Aliye Soylu, Ali T Ince, Hakan Polat, Nurgul Yasar, Aydin Ciltas, Selvinaz Ozkara and Ali I Tasci
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:12
  31. We report on a rare case of pulmonary Nocardiosis and brain abscess caused by Nocardia otitidiscaviarum in an elderly woman with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Taxonomic identification involved phenotypic...

    Authors: Ana Isabel Pelaez, Maria del Mar Garcia-Suarez, Angel Manteca, Ovidio Melon, Carlos Aranaz, Rafael Cimadevilla, Francisco Javier Mendez and Fernando Vazquez
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:11
  32. Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae are major causes of lower and upper respiratory infections that are difficult to diagnose using conventional methods such as culture. The ProPneumo-1 (Prodesse, ...

    Authors: Rachel R Higgins, Ernesto Lombos, Patrick Tang, Karl Rohoman, Anne Maki, Shirley Brown, Frances Jamieson and Steven J Drews
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:10
  33. Dematiaceous moulds are pathogenic microorganisms and act as etiological agents of mycoses with different degrees of severity in humans and animals. These moulds also cause loss of food crops and storage food ...

    Authors: Ajay K Mishra, Amita Mishra, HK Kehri, Bechan Sharma and Abhay K Pandey
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:9
  34. An antiviral drug is needed for the treatment of patients suffering from yellow fever. Several compounds present in plants can inactive in vitro a wide spectrum of animal viruses.

    Authors: Rocío Meneses, Raquel E Ocazionez, Jairo R Martínez and Elena E Stashenko
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:8
  35. The objective of this study was to determine the contamination rate of the healthcare workers' (HCWs') mobile phones and hands in operating room and ICU. Microorganisms from HCWs' hands could be transferred to...

    Authors: Fatma Ulger, Saban Esen, Ahmet Dilek, Keramettin Yanik, Murat Gunaydin and Hakan Leblebicioglu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:7

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:31

  36. Correction to Genotypic detection of rifampicin and isoniazid resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains by DNA sequencing: a randomized trial Amina Abdelaal, Hassan Abd El-Ghaffar, Mohammad Hosam Eldeen Zag...

    Authors: Amina Abdelaal, Hassan Abd El-Ghaffar, Mohammad Hosam Eldeen Zaghloul, Noha El mashad, Ehab Badran and Amal Fathy
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:5

    The original article was published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:4

  37. Tuberculosis is a growing international health concern. It is the biggest killer among the infectious diseases in the world today. Early detection of drug resistance allows starting of an appropriate treatment...

    Authors: Amina Abdelaal, Hassan Abd El-Ghaffar, Mohammad Hosam Eldeen Zaghloul, Noha El mashad, Ehab Badran and Amal Fathy
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:4

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:5

  38. We report a case of an infant who experienced exogenous re-infection of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 14 as a cause of recurrent meningitis after apparently successful antibiotic treatment with ceftriaxone. e...

    Authors: Martin Antonio, Claire Oluwalana, Ousman Secka, Tumani Corrah, Stephen Howie and Richard A Adegbola
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:3
  39. Ethambutol (EMB) is a first-line drug for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB). Resistance to EMB in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates is mediated by mutations in several genes involved in arabinan synthesis nota...

    Authors: Al-Anoud Jaber, Suhail Ahmad and Eiman Mokaddas
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:2
  40. Enteric fever is an endemic problem in Nepal and Widal agglutination test is widely used for its diagnosis but a normal baseline titer in healthy population and cutoff values have not been established.

    Authors: Bharat M Pokhrel, Rajendra Karmacharya, Shyam K Mishra and Janak Koirala
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009 8:1
  41. Effective neutralization of active agents is essential to obtain valid efficacy results, especially when non-volatile active agents like chlorhexidine digluconate (CHG) are tested. The aim of this study was to...

    Authors: Mirja Reichel, Peter Heisig and Günter Kampf
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2008 7:20