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  1. Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 causes COVID-19 illness which can progress to severe pneumonia. Empiric antibacterials are often employed though frequency of bacterial coinfection superinfection is debated and concerns...

    Authors: Hans H. Liu, David Yaron, Amanda Stahl Piraino and Luciano Kapelusznik
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:69
  2. Methicillin-resistance S. aureus (MRSA) possesses the ability to resist multiple antibiotics and form biofilm. Currently, vancomycin remains the last drug of choice for treatment of MRSA infection. The emergence ...

    Authors: Pooi Yin Chung, Ranon Earn Yueh Khoo, Hui Shan Liew and May Lee Low
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:67
  3. To date, there is no specific antiviral therapy for severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that causes Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Since there is no specific therapy against SARS...

    Authors: Miguel Alejandro Pinzón, Doris Cardona Arango, Juan Felipe Betancur, Santiago Ortiz, Héctor Holguín, Carolina Arias Arias, Bernardo J. Muñoz Palacio, Michael Amarillo, Juan Felipe Llano and Pablo Montoya
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:66
  4. This study aimed to investigate the phylogenetic characterization and virulence traits of uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) isolated from kidney transplant patients (KTPs) as well as non-KTPs and analyze the ...

    Authors: Mehrdad Halaji, Shahrzad Shahidi, Behrooz Ataei, Abdolamir Atapour, Awat Feizi and Seyed Asghar Havaei
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:65
  5. Bacterial superinfections associated with COVID-19 are common in ventilated ICU patients and impact morbidity and lethality. However, the contribution of antimicrobial resistance to the manifestation of bacter...

    Authors: Marina Gysin, Claudio Tirso Acevedo, Klara Haldimann, Elias Bodendoerfer, Frank Imkamp, Karl Bulut, Philipp Karl Buehler, Silvio Daniel Brugger, Katja Becker and Sven N. Hobbie
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:64
  6. Extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae has become a public health concern. This study aimed to compare the clinical outcomes of patients with nonurinary source bacteraemia caused by ...

    Authors: Hong Luo, Yanping Xiao, Yaping Hang, Yanhui Chen, Hongying Zhu, Xueyao Fang, Xingwei Cao, Shan Zou, Xiaoyan Hu, Jianqiu Xiong, Qiaoshi Zhong and Longhua Hu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:63
  7. Group B Streptococcal (GBS) infection is the primary agent of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Rapid and simple methods to detect GBS are Xpert GBS and GBS LB assays based on real-time polymerase chain reaction ...

    Authors: Meng-Yi Han, Chen Xie, Qing-Qing Huang, Qiao-Hua Wu, Qing-Yun Deng, Tian-Ao Xie, Ye-Ling Liu, Zhuo-Lei Li, Jing-Hua Zhong, Yan-Chao Wang and Xu-Guang Guo
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:62
  8. It is essential to detect carriers of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in order to implement infection control measures. The objectives of this study was to evaluate the NG-Test® CARBA 5 (CARBA 5) assay f...

    Authors: Hadas Kon, Shirin Abramov, Sammy Frenk, David Schwartz, Ohad Shalom, Amos Adler, Yehuda Carmeli and Jonathan Lellouche
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:61
  9. Blood stream infections (BSI) caused by Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases (ESBLs) producing Enterobacteriaceae is a clinical challenge leading to high mortality, especially in developing countries. In this study,...

    Authors: Trinh Van Son, Nguyen Dang Manh, Ngo Tat Trung, Dao Thanh Quyen, Christian G. Meyer, Nguyen Thi Kim Phuong, Phan Quoc Hoan, Vu Viet Sang, Dennis Nurjadi, Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan, Mai Hong Bang and Le Huu Song
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:60
  10. Chlamydiae are intracellular bacteria that cause various severe diseases in humans and animals. The common treatment for chlamydia infections are antibiotics. However, when antibiotics are misused (overuse or ...

    Authors: Ichrak Benamri, Maryame Azzouzi, Kholoud Sanak, Ahmed Moussa and Fouzia Radouani
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:59
  11. Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKp) has emerged as a pathogen of global concern. In this study, both phenotypic and genotypic tests were used to detect hvKp. Antimicrobial resistance profiles and clonal re...

    Authors: Rahimeh Sanikhani, Mohammad Moeinirad, Hamid Solgi, Azar Hadadi, Fereshteh Shahcheraghi and Farzad Badmasti
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:58
  12. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae are a worldwide health problem and isolates carrying both blaKPC-2 and blaNDM-1 are unusual. Here we describe the microbiological and clinical characteristics of five cases...

    Authors: Taniela Bes, Debora Nagano, Roberta Martins, Ana Paula Marchi, Lauro Perdigão-Neto, Hermes Higashino, Gladys Prado, Thais Guimaraes, Anna S. Levin and Silvia Costa
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:57
  13. According to World Health Organization (WHO), drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is a major contributor to antimicrobial resistance globally and continues to be a public health threat. Annually, about half a ...

    Authors: Kamal Singh, Richa Kumari, Smita Gupta, Rajneesh Tripathi, Anjali Srivastava, Vidisha Shakya, Ankush Gupta and Shampa Anupurba
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:56
  14. To explore disease severity and risk factors for 30-day mortality of adult immunocompromised (IC) patients hospitalized with influenza-related pneumonia (Flu-p).

    Authors: Liang Chen, Xiudi Han, YanLi Li, Chunxiao Zhang and Xiqian Xing
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:55
  15. Multidrug resistant (MDR) and biofilm producing Staphylococcus aureus strains are usually associated with serious infections. This study aimed to evaluate the antibacterial and antibiofilm-formation effects of zi...

    Authors: Wedad M. Abdelraheem, Rasha M. M. Khairy, Alaa I. Zaki and Shaimaa H. Zaki
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:54
  16. Although pertussis cases globally have been controlled through the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), the incidence of pertussis has increased significantly in recent years, with a “resurgence” of pertu...

    Authors: Shuang Wu, Qinghua Hu, Chao Yang, Haijian Zhou, Hongyu Chen, Yanwei Zhang, Min Jiang, Yuxiang He and Xiaolu Shi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:53
  17. The resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to ceftriaxone is unusual in Switzerland. The underlying genotype responsible for resistance is suspected to be novel. Generally, resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Ng) i...

    Authors: Konrad Egli, Anna Roditscheff, Ursula Flückiger, Martin Risch, Lorenz Risch and Thomas Bodmer
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:52
  18. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) patterns of bacterial pathogens in COVID-19 patients and to compare the results with control groups from the pre-pandemic...

    Authors: Mustafa Karataş, Melike Yaşar-Duman, Alper Tünger, Feriha Çilli, Şöhret Aydemir and Volkan Özenci
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:51
  19. Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) is a major cause of urinary tract infection (UTI); however, treatment of UTI has been challenging due to increased antimicrobial resistance (AMR). One of the most important t...

    Authors: Fatemeh Zangane Matin, Seyedeh Elham Rezatofighi, Mohammad Roayaei Ardakani, Mohammad Reza Akhoond and Fahimeh Mahmoodi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:50
  20. Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat (CRISPR)-Cas systems are one of the factors which can contribute to limiting the development and evolution of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. There a...

    Authors: Pourya Gholizadeh, Mohammad Aghazadeh, Reza Ghotaslou, Mohammad Ahangarzadeh Rezaee, Tahereh Pirzadeh, Longzhu Cui, Shinya Watanabe, Hadi Feizi, Hiva Kadkhoda and Hossein Samadi Kafil
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:49
  21. Commensal flora colonization during hospitalization by bacteria is the first step for nosocomial infections while antibiotic resistance reduces therapeutic options. In aim to control this phenomenon, we initia...

    Authors: William Lelorel Nguekap Nankam, Pierre René Fotsing Kwetche, Gildas Boris Tazemda-Kuitsouc, Golda Joyce Djeutsa Chouna and Jean Michel Tekam
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:48
  22. Pneumocystis jirovecii and Aspergillus fumigatus, are opportunistic pathogenic fungus that has a major impact on mortality in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. With the potential to invade multiple orga...

    Authors: Yili Chen, Lu Ai, Yingqun Zhou, Yating Zhao, Jianyu Huang, Wen Tang and Yujian Liang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:47
  23. This case report describes a neck abscess caused by a strain of Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae in a middle aged man with diabetes without a history of travel to East and South East Asia. This case report is ...

    Authors: John Alexander McHardy, Vathshalan Selvaganeshapillai, Priya Khanna, Ashley Michael Whittington, Jane Turton and Guduru Gopal Rao
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:46
  24. A complex cascade of genes, enzymes, and transcription factors regulates AmpC β-lactamase overexpression. We investigated the network of AmpC β-lactamase overexpression in Klebsiella aerogenes and identified the ...

    Authors: Roshan D’Souza, Le Phuong Nguyen, Naina A. Pinto, Hyunsook Lee, Thao Nguyen Vu, Hoyoung Kim, Hyun Soo Cho and Dongeun Yong
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:45
  25. Aspergillosis of Central Nervous System (CNS) is a highly lethal infection in patients with leukemia and Stem Cell Transplantation (SCT).

    Authors: Aref Shariati, Mojtaba Didehdar, Shahin Rajaeih, Alireza Moradabadi, Mohammad Ghorbani, Vahid Falahati and Zahra Chegini
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:44
  26. Studying time-related changes in susceptible pathogens causing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is vital in improving local antimicrobial and infection control practices.

    Authors: Saad Alhumaid, Abbas Al Mutair, Zainab Al Alawi, Ahmad J. Alzahrani, Mansour Tobaiqy, Ahmed M. Alresasi, Ibrahim Bu-Shehab, Issa Al-Hadary, Naif Alhmeed, Mossa Alismail, Ahmed H. Aldera, Fadhil AlHbabi, Haifa Al-Shammari, Ali A. Rabaan and Awad Al-Omari
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:43
  27. Correctly identifying anaerobic bloodstream infections (BSIs) is difficult. However, a new technique, matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS), enables more a...

    Authors: Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Yuki Hara, Yusuke Yoshimi, Waka Yokoyama-kokuryo, Yoshiro Fujita, Masamichi Yokoe and Yoshinori Noguchi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:42
  28. Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) survive as commensals of skin, anterior nares and external canals of human and were regarded as non-infectious pathogens. However, they are emerging as a major cause of n...

    Authors: Sarita Manandhar, Anjana Singh, Ajit Varma, Shanti Pandey and Neeraj Shrivastava
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:41
  29. Treatment of burn wound infections has become a global challenge due to the spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria; therefore, the development of new treatment options for the mentioned infections is essential...

    Authors: Aref Shariati, Alireza Moradabadi, Ehsanollah Ghaznavi-Rad, Maryam Dadmanesh, Majid Komijani and Farshad Nojoomi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:40
  30. There is limited and controverting evidence looking at possible associations of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA copies and patient variables in large cohorts of symptomatic and...

    Authors: Santiago A. Quiroga, Carolina Hernández, Sergio Castañeda, Paula Jimenez, Laura Vega, Marcela Gomez, David Martinez, Nathalia Ballesteros, Marina Muñoz, Claudia Cifuentes, Nathalia Sierra, Carolina Flórez, Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi and Juan David Ramírez
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:39
  31. SARS-CoV-2 is a newly emerged coronavirus, causing the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in December, 2019. As drugs and vaccines of COVID-19 remain in development, accurate virus detection plays a ...

    Authors: Shuang Wu, Xiaolu Shi, Qiongcheng Chen, Yixiang Jiang, Le Zuo, Lei Wang, Min Jiang, Yiman Lin, Shisong Fang, Bo Peng, Weihua Wu, Hui Liu, Renli Zhang, Patrick S. L. Kwan and Qinghua Hu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:38
  32. Drug repurposing otherwise known as drug repositioning or drug re-profiling is a time-tested approach in drug discovery through which new medical uses are being established for already known drugs. Antibiotics...

    Authors: Abdourahamane Yacouba, Ahmed Olowo-okere and Ismaeel Yunusa
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:37
  33. Campylobacter resistance to antimicrobial agents is regarded as a major concern worldwide. The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of the CmeABC efflux pump and the RAPD-PCR pattern in drug-resist...

    Authors: Saeed Sharifi, Bita Bakhshi and Shahin Najar-peerayeh
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:36
  34. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the second pandemic of the twenty-first century, with over one-hundred million infections and over two million deaths to date. It is a novel strain from the Coronaviridae fa...

    Authors: Saad I. Mallah, Omar K. Ghorab, Sabrina Al-Salmi, Omar S. Abdellatif, Tharmegan Tharmaratnam, Mina Amin Iskandar, Jessica Atef Nassef Sefen, Pardeep Sidhu, Bassam Atallah, Rania El-Lababidi and Manaf Al-Qahtani
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:35
  35. The incidence of Candida bloodstream infections (BSIs), has increased over time. In this study, we aimed to describe the current epidemiology of Candida BSI in a large tertiary care hospital in Shanghai and to de...

    Authors: Yan-Jun Zheng, Ting Xie, Lin Wu, Xiao-Ying Liu, Ling Zhu, Ying Chen, En-Qiang Mao, Li-Zhong Han, Er-Zhen Chen and Zhi-Tao Yang
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:34
  36. Globally, surgical site infections are the most reported healthcare-associated infection and common surgical complication. In developing countries such as Ethiopia, there is a paucity of published reports on t...

    Authors: Gemedo Misha, Legese Chelkeba and Tsegaye Melaku
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:33
  37. We evaluated the distribution of carbapenem and colistin resistance mechanisms of clinical E. coli and K. pneumoniae isolates from Iran.

    Authors: Javad Yasbolaghi Sharahi, Ali Hashemi, Abdollah Ardebili and Sara Davoudabadi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:32
  38. This study aimed to investigate the specific risk factors for the transmission of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) among healthcare workers in different campuses of a university hospital and to reveal the risk f...

    Authors: Aziz Ogutlu, Oguz Karabay, Unal Erkorkmaz, Ertugrul Guclu, Seher Sen, Abdulkadir Aydin and Mehmet Koroglu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:31
  39. Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) uropathogenic bacteria have increased in number in recent years and the development of new treatment options for the corresponding infections has become a major challenge in the fiel...

    Authors: Zahra Chegini, Amin Khoshbayan, Soheil Vesal, Alireza Moradabadi, Ali Hashemi and Aref Shariati
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:30
  40. Lassa fever (LF), a zoonotic illness, represents a public health burden in West African countries where the Lassa virus (LASV) circulates among rodents. Human exposure hinges significantly on LASV ecology, whi...

    Authors: Liã Bárbara Arruda, Najmul Haider, Ayodeji Olayemi, David Simons, Deborah Ehichioya, Adesola Yinka-Ogunleye, Rashid Ansumana, Margaret J. Thomason, Danny Asogun, Chikwe Ihekweazu, Elisabeth Fichet-Calvet and Richard A. Kock
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:29
  41. Resistance, prolonged therapy, and more adverse reactions made amoxicillin less preferred for treating otitis media. This study aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of azithromycin and amoxicillin/clavulan...

    Authors: Gabriel Dawit, Solomon Mequanent and Eyasu Makonnen
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:28
  42. Bacteroides fragilis is a part of the normal gastrointestinal flora, but it is also the most common anaerobic bacteria causing the infection. It is highly resistant to antibiotics and contains abundant antibiotic...

    Authors: Seyedesomaye Jasemi, Mohammad Emaneini, Zahra Ahmadinejad, Mohammad Sadegh Fazeli, Leonardo A. Sechi, Fatemah Sadeghpour Heravi and Mohammad Mehdi Feizabadi
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:27
  43. Antimicrobial-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae have become one of the greatest challenges to global public health today and inappropriate use of antibiotics and high level of antibiotic use is probab...

    Authors: Bekele Sharew, Feleke Moges, Gizachew Yismaw, Wondwossen Abebe, Surafal Fentaw, Didrik Vestrheim and Belay Tessema
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:26
  44. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains are prevalent in healthcare services. Medical students are at risk for MRSA carriage, subsequent infection and potential transmission of nosocomial infec...

    Authors: Kamile Arıkan, Eda Karadag-Oncel, Emre Aycan, Banu Sancak and Mehmet Ceyhan
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:25
  45. Shiga toxin‐producing Escherichia coli (STEC) are among common foodborne bacterial pathogens and healthy livestock are the main source of this bacterium. Severe diseases attribute to two types of cytotoxin Stx1 a...

    Authors: Erfaneh Jafari, Mana Oloomi and Saeid Bouzari
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:24
  46. Inflammation and infection are causative factors of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Urine is not sterile, and urine microbiota identified by DNA sequencing can play an important role in the development of ...

    Authors: Hsiang-Ying Lee, Jiunn‐Wei Wang, Yung-Shun Juan, Ching-Chia Li, Chung-Jung Liu, Sung Yong Cho, Hsin-Chih Yeh, Kuang-Shun Chueh, Wen-Jeng Wu and Deng‐Chyang Wu
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:23
  47. Non-Helicobacter pylori species (NHPS) are newly emerging bacteria that naturally inhabit birds and mammals apart from humans and rarely cause diseases in humans. In recent years, a rise in the number of cases as...

    Authors: Matic Mihevc, Metka Koren Krajnc, Maja Bombek Ihan and Iztok Holc
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:22
  48. Although most bloodstream yeast infections are caused by Candida spp., infections by rare or less common species have increased in recent years. Diagnosis of infections caused by these species is difficult due to...

    Authors: Carmen Alicia Garcia-Gutiérrez, María Soledad Cuétara-García, María Dolores Moragues, Jorge Ligero, Sara María Quevedo and María José Buitrago
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:21
  49. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12941-018-0279-4

    Authors: Jayaweera Arachchige Asela Sampath Jayaweera and Mohommed Reyes
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:20

    The original article was published in Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2018 17:27

  50. The screening for intestinal carriage of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. (VRE) among high risk patients in the Balkan region and molecular epidemiology of VRE is insufficiently investigated, yet it could b...

    Authors: Ana Janjusevic, Ljiljana Markovic Denic, Rajna Minic, Anita Grgurevic and Ivana Cirkovic
    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2021 20:18