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    November 2021
  1. ZAMORA-CINTAS MI, Lopez DJ, Blanco AC, Rodriguez TM, et al
    Coinfections among hospitalized patients with covid-19 in the first pandemic wave.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115416.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. NOVY E, Goury A, Thivilier C, Guillard T, et al
    Algorithm for rational use of Film Array Pneumonia Panel in bacterial coinfections of critically ill ventilated COVID-19 patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115507.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. RUIZ-BASTIAN M, Falces-Romero I, Ramos-Ramos JC, de Pablos M, et al
    Bacterial co-infections in COVID-19 pneumonia in a tertiary care hospital: Surfing the first wave.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115477.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. TIMBROOK TT, Hueth KD, Ginocchio CC
    Identification of bacterial co-detections in COVID-19 critically Ill patients by BioFire(R) FilmArray(R) pneumonia panel: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115476.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  5. MORRISON AR, Jones MC, Makowski CT, Samuel LP, et al
    Evaluation of the selection of cerebrospinal fluid testing in suspected meningitis and encephalitis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115571.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. QUIRINO A, Marascio N, Peronace C, Gallo L, et al
    Direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) from positive blood cultures using Microscan system for early detection of bacterial resistance phenotypes.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115485.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. JOSHI P, Shrivastava R, Bhagwat S, Patel M, et al
    Activity of beta-lactam plus beta-lactam-enhancer combination cefepime/zidebactam against Klebsiella pneumoniae harbouring defective OmpK35/36 porins and carbapenemases.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115481.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. MALCZYNSKI M, Zhu A, Zembower T, Qi C, et al
    Diagnostic performance of Ion 16S metagenomics kit and Ion reporter metagenomics workflow for bacterial pathogen detection in culture-negative clinical specimens from sterile sources.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. JOHNSTON MM, Huang V, Hall ST, Buckley MS, et al
    Optimizing outcomes using vancomycin therapeutic drug monitoring in patients with MRSA bacteremia: trough concentrations or area under the curve?
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115442.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. GOLDEN AR, Fear T, Baxter M, Adam HJ, et al
    Invasive pneumococcal disease caused by serotypes 22F and 33F in Canada: the SAVE study 2011-2018.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115447.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. PARMELAND L, Bourru T, Kyungu V, Rousseau N, et al
    A rapid and inexpensive protocol to screen for third generation cephalosporin-resistant and non-fermenting Gram-negative rods directly in positive blood cultures.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115428.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2021
  12. HIYAMA Y, Sato T, Takahashi S, Yamamoto S, et al
    Reduction of susceptibility to azoles and 5-fluorocytosine and growth acceleration in Candida albicans in glucosuria.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115556.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. GARCIA-CABALLERO A, de Dios Caballero J, Maruri A, Serrano-Tomas MI, et al
    Evaluation of different phenotypic methods to detect methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates recovered from cystic fibrosis patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115559.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. XIA XJ, Zhong Y, Sang B, Li QP, et al
    Violet colonies of Talaromyces marneffei produce on CHROMagar candida medium.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115533.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. KUFEL WD, Mastro KA, Steele JM, Wang D, et al
    Impact of a pharmacist-facilitated, evidence-based bundle initiative on Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia management.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. ROSALES-REYES R, Esposito F, Fontana H, Lezana-Fernandez JL, et al
    Emergence of GES-19-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa exoU+ belonging to the global high-risk clone ST235 in cystic fibrosis infection.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115454.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. ITO A, Ishida T, Tachibana H, Nakanishi Y, et al
    Predictors and usefulness of targeted therapy for pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia diagnosed by the urinary antigen test: a prospective, observational cohort study.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115457.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. VAN DEN MUNCKHOF EHA, van Sitter RL, Lamont RF, le Cessie S, et al
    Developing an algorithm for the diagnosis of abnormal vaginal discharge in a dutch clinical setting: a pilot study.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. WORMSER GP
    Documentation of a false positive Lyme disease serologic test in a patient with untreated Babesia microti infection carries implications for accurately determining the frequency of Lyme disease coinfections.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115429.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. MAHAJAN N, Sood S, Das BK, Kapil A, et al
    Molecular characterization of decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone and genotyping of Neisseria gonorrheae isolates in New Delhi, India.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115423.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. TICKLER IA, Shettima SA, Dela Cruz CM, Le VM, et al
    Characterization of carbapenem-resistant gram-negative bacterial isolates from Nigeria by whole genome sequencing.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115422.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. WALKTY A, Karlowsky JA, Baxter MR, Adam HJ, et al
    In vitro activity of imipenem-relebactam against various resistance phenotypes/genotypes of Enterobacterales and Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from patients across Canada as part of the CANWARD study, 2016-2019.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115418.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. KRISTOF K, Adamkova V, Adler A, Gospodarek-Komkowska E, et al
    In vitro activity of ceftazidime-avibactam and comparators against Enterobacterales and Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Central Europe and Israel, 2014-2017 and 2018.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. SONG J, Kim S, Park J, Park Y, et al
    Comparison of two beta-D-glucan assays for detecting invasive fungal diseases in immunocompromised patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115415.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  25. ZHANG CY, Zhang HH, Zhao SL, Wu HY, et al
    Clinical value of alkaline phosphatase on the surface membrane of neutrophils for prediction of bacteremia in patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:114105.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. BIBBOLINO G, Di Lella FM, Oliva A, Lichtner M, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of NDM-5-producing Escherichia coli high-risk clones identified in two Italian hospitals in 2017-2019.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115399.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. CLAY TB, Orwig KW, Stevens RA, Davis EP, et al
    Correlation of MRSA polymerase chain reaction (PCR) wound swab testing and wound cultures in skin and soft tissue infections.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115389.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  28. LORENZ A, Sobhanie MME, Orzel L, Coe K, et al
    Clinical outcomes of combination versus monotherapy for gram negative non-HACEK infective endocarditis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. MORSLI M, Faltot M, Astier H, Le Dault E, et al
    Real-time next-generation sequencing on shell-vial culture to contribute to diagnosis of lymphatic tuberculosis: a case report.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115492.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. JENSEN CS, Dargis R, Shewmaker P, Nielsen XC, et al
    Identification of Streptococcus pseudopneumoniae and other mitis group streptococci using matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization - time of flight mass spectrometry.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115487.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. DANAVALL DC, Gwyn S, Anyalechi GE, Bowden KE, et al
    Assessment and utility of 2 Chlamydia trachomatis Pgp3 serological assays for seroprevalence studies among women in the United States.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115480.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. GRITTE AS, Morneau KM, Frei CR, Cadena-Zuluaga JA, et al
    Clinical impact of implementation of rapid diagnostic testing of blood cultures with Staphylococcus aureus on patient outcomes.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115474.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. WORMSER GP, Warshafsky S, Visintainer P
    Postexposure prophylaxis with single-dose doxycycline is effective for prevention of Lyme disease in both the United States and Europe and is also effective for prevention of syphilis and tick-borne relapsing fever.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115367.
    PubMed    


  34. GUNASEGAR S, Neela VK
    Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy of loop-mediated isothermal amplification method (LAMP) compared with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for Leptospira spp. in clinical samples: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. FARFOUR E, Si Larbi AG, Cattoir V, Corvec S, et al
    Temocillin susceptibility among Enterobacterales strains recovered from blood culture in France.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115368.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. EL KHADIR M, Boukhris SA, Zahir SO, Benajah DA, et al
    CagE, cagA and cagA 3' region polymorphism of Helicobacter pylori and their association with the intra-gastric diseases in Moroccan population.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115372.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. GULLSBY K, Lindh L, Adriaenssens R, Herrmann B, et al
    Comparison of three real-time PCR methods for detection of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma genitalium in Sweden.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115349.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. WORMSER GP, McKenna D, Shaffer KD, Silverman JH, et al
    Evaluation of selected variables to determine if any had predictive value for, or correlated with, residual symptoms at approximately 12 months after diagnosis and treatment of early Lyme disease.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115348.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  39. HUANG DB, Sader HS, Rhomberg PR, Gaukel E, et al
    Anti-staphylococcal lysin, LSVT-1701, activity: In vitro susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) clinical isolates from around the world collected from 2002 to 2019.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115471.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. TOM C, Huang G, Kovalic AJ, Davis KA, et al
    Impact of Chronic Hepatitis C virus co-infection on outcomes of infective endocarditis in people who inject drugs.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115453.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. CAMERON DJ, Maloney EL
    Aggregating data does not strengthen the support for using a single dose of doxycycline as postexposure prophylaxis for a blacklegged tick bite.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115345.
    PubMed    


  42. YAMAIRI K, Yamada K, Imoto W, Kuwabara G, et al
    Risk factor analysis for piperacillin-tazobactam-resistant Enterobacter spp. bacteremia at a tertiary hospital.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115342.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. ZACHARIOUDAKIS IM, Zervou FN, Phillips MS, Aguero-Rosenfeld ME, et al
    Rate and consequences of missed Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection diagnosis from nonreporting of Clostridioides difficile results of the multiplex GI PCR panel: experience from two-hospitals.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115346.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. GENTRY CA, Williams RJ 2nd, Campbell D
    Continued decline in the prevalence of the Clostridioides difficile BI/NAP1/027 strain across the United States Veterans Health Administration.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115308.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. KELLY AJ, Ivey ML, Gulvik CA, Humrighouse BW, et al
    A real-time multiplex PCR assay for detection of the causative agents of rat bite fever, Streptobacillus moniliformis and zoonoticStreptobacillus species.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115335.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. TORRES RT, Fachi MM, Boger B, Marson BM, et al
    Sensitivity and specificity of multibacillary and paucibacillary leprosy laboratory tests: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115337.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  47. OLDBERG K, Rasmussen M
    Enterococcus faecalis in blood cultures-a prospective study on the role of persistent bacteremia.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115433.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. FOSCHI C, Turello G, Lazzarotto T, Ambretti S, et al
    Performance of PhenoMatrix for the detection of Group B Streptococcus from recto-vaginal swabs.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. WANG H, Salamon D, Jean S, Leber AL, et al
    Evaluation of the Cepheid Xpert SA Nasal Complete for direct detection of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in nasal swabs from pediatric patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115417.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. JOHNSTON BD, Thuras P, Porter SB, Clabots C, et al
    Activity of cefiderocol, ceftazidime-avibactam, and eravacycline against extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli clinical isolates (2012-20017) in relation to phylogenetic background, sequence type 131 subclones, blaCTX-M genotype,
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115314.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. MITCHELMORE PJ, Withers NJ, Sheldon CD, Scotton CJ, et al
    Culture-independent multilocus sequence typing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa for cross-infection screening.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115315.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. ANDRADE ESN, Brandao JG, da Silva JS, Kurizky PS, et al
    A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies on the diagnostic accuracy and screening of tests to detect antimicrobial resistance in leprosy.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115325.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. SHORTRIDGE D, Carvalhaes CG, Streit JM, Flamm RK, et al
    Susceptibility trends of ceftolozane/tazobactam and comparators when tested against U.S. gram-negative bacterial surveillance isolates (2012-2018).
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115302.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. PRINCE HE, Marlowe EM, Schwab DA
    Relationship between DiaSorin Liaison Treponema pallidum antibody indices and confirmatory assay results in the reverse syphilis testing algorithm.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115303.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  55. DESHPANDE L, Cantrell L, Romero JR, Carvalhaes C, et al
    Characterization of a vga gene variant recovered from a Staphylococcus saprophyticus causing a community-acquired urinary tract infection: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program 2017.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115398.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. GEORGHIOU SB, Penn-Nicholson A, de Vos M, Mace A, et al
    Analytical performance of the Xpert MTB/XDR(R) assay for tuberculosis and expanded resistance detection.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115397.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. MICHELSON K, Loffler B, Horing S
    Time to positivity as a prognostic factor in bloodstream infections with Enterococcus spp.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115396.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. KANYO EC, Nowacki AS, Gordon SM, Shrestha NK, et al
    Comparison of mortality, stroke, and relapse for methicillin-resistant versus methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis: a retrospective cohort study.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. LU Y, Ma C, Chen R, Hu Z, et al
    Development and validation of a new scoring system for the early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis in adults.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. GOODLET KJ, Tan E, Knutson L, Nailor MD, et al
    Impact of the FilmArray meningitis/encephalitis panel on antimicrobial duration among patients with suspected central nervous system infection.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115394.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. COTTON S, McHugh MP, Etherson M, Shepherd J, et al
    Evaluation of the molecular detection of ciprofloxacin resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae by the ResistancePlus GC assay (SpeeDx).
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115262.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. FARFOUR E, Lomont A, Fihman V, Lecuru M, et al
    Rapid and accurate eXDR screening: use Xpert Carba-R(R) with FecalSwab(R).
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115279.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. WORMSER GP, Warshafsky S, Visintainer P
    Aggregation of data from 4 clinical studies demonstrating efficacy of single-dose doxycycline postexposure for prevention of the spirochetal infections: Lyme disease, syphilis, and tick-borne relapsing fever.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. AXENFELD E, Greendyke WG, Li J, Green DA, et al
    Burden and risk factors for inappropriate Clostridioides Difficile infection testing among hospitalized patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115283.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  65. ZENG HQ, Zhang XB, Cai XY, Yang DY, et al
    Diagnostic value of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cryptococcal antigen-lateral flow immunochromatographic assay for pulmonary cryptococcosis in non-HIV patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. HINK RK, Adam HJ, Golden AR, Baxter M, et al
    Comparison of PCV-10 and PCV-13 vaccine coverage for invasive pneumococcal isolates obtained across Canadian geographic regions, SAVE 2011 to 2017.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115282.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. BABA H, Kanamori H, Kakuta R, Sakurai H, et al
    Genomic characteristics of listeria monocytogenes causing invasive listeriosis in Japan.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. SADEK M, Poirel L, Nordmann P
    Rapid detection of carbapenemase-producing Pseudomonas spp. using the NitroSpeed-Carba NP test.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115280.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. YAO L, Ding Y, Ding M, Yan X, et al
    Characterization of a novel class 1 integron InSW39 and a novel transposon Tn5393k identified in an imipenem-nonsusceptible Salmonella Typhimurium strain in Sichuan, China.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115263.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. LLOYD CD, Shah-Gandhi B, Parsons BD, Morin SBN, et al
    Direct Clostridioides difficile ribotyping from stool using capillary electrophoresis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115259.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  71. ANINAGYEI E, Ayivor-Djanie R, Attoh J, Dakorah MP, et al
    Molecular detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in blood stained sputum samples using GeneXpert PCR assay.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115363.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. ANGEN O, Johannesen TB, Petersen RF, Uldum SA, et al
    Development of a species-specific real-time PCR test for Chlamydia psittaci and its employment in the investigation of zoonotic transmission from racing pigeons in Denmark.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. SONG L, Liang EY, Wang HM, Shen Y, et al
    Differential diagnosis and prospective grading of COVID-19 at the early stage with simple hematological and biochemical variables.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115169.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. KOW CS, Hasan SS
    Macrolides for patients with COVID-19 and concurrent pertussis infection.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115245.
    PubMed    


  75. HUJER AM, Hujer KM, Leonard DA, Powers RA, et al
    A comprehensive and contemporary "snapshot" of beta-lactamases in carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115242.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. TURBETT SE, Becker M, Desrosiers L, Oliver E, et al
    The effect of transport temperature and time on the recovery of antimicrobial-resistant Enterobacterales in stool.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115210.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. OKANDA T, Mitsutake H, Aso R, Sekizawa R, et al
    Rapid detection assay of toxigenic Clostridioides difficile through PathOC RightGene, a novel high-speed polymerase chain reaction device.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115247.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. GOLDSTEIN EJ, Cochrane L, Bone SM, Gunson RN, et al
    Performance characteristics of the SpeeDx PlexPCR VHS assay for the molecular detection of herpes simplex virus, varicella zoster virus, and Treponema pallidum in lesion swabs.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115221.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. GU Y, Jiang Y, Zhang W, Yu Y, et al
    Risk factors and outcomes of bloodstream infections caused by Acinetobacter baumannii: a case-control study.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115229.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. NOLAN PJ, Jain R, Cohen L, Finklea JD, et al
    In vitro activity of ceftolozane-tazobactam and ceftazidime-avibactam against Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115204.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. BAIL L, Ito CAS, Arend LNVS, Pilonetto M, et al
    Distribution of genes encoding 16S rRNA methyltransferase in plazomicin-nonsusceptible carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in Brazil.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115239.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. MITTON B, Rule R, Said M
    Laboratory evaluation of the BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia plus panel compared to conventional methods for the identification of bacteria in lower respiratory tract specimens: a prospective cross-sectional study from South Africa.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115236.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. TANG Y, Yu J, Yang G, Li L, et al
    Probe A shown in the GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay during the detection of Mycobacterium intracellular infections.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115243.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. SERRANO-COLL H, Salazar-Pelaez LM, Mesa-Betancourt F, Cardona-Castro N, et al
    Oct-6 transcriptional factor a possible biomarker for leprosy diagnosis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115232.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. PUZNIAK L, DePestel DD, Yu K, Ye G, et al
    Epidemiology and regional variation of nonsusceptible and multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from intensive versus non-intensive care units across multiple centers in the United States.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115172.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. SZABO BG, Duma L, Lenart KS, Kiss R, et al
    Characteristics and predictors of treatment failure with intravenous tigecycline monotherapy among adult patients with severe Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection: a single-centre observational cohort study.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  87. HUANG M, Wang G, Sun Q, Jiang G, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for tuberculous meningitis in a clinical practice setting of China.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;100:115306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. CAMELENA F, Moy AC, Dudoignon E, Poncin T, et al
    Performance of a multiplex polymerase chain reaction panel for identifying bacterial pathogens causing pneumonia in critically ill patients with COVID-19.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115183.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. BRIGGS N, Campbell S, Gupta S
    Advances in rapid diagnostics for bloodstream infections.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115219.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. CLARK LT, Beuschel TS, Buss PM, Jameson AP, et al
    Comparison of procalcitonin testing to a targeted audit-and-feedback strategy on prescribed durations of therapy for community-acquired pneumonia.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. PENG T, Zong Y, Johnson MD, Menghani SV, et al
    A quantitative enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA) to approximate complement-fixing antibody titers in serum from patients with coccidioidomycosis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115198.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. CEKIN ZK, Dabos L, Malkocoglu G, Fortineau N, et al
    Carbapenemase -producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Turkey: first report of P. aeruginosa high-risk clones with VIM-5- and IMP-7-type carbapenemases in a tertiary hospital.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;99:115174.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  93. LAYER F, Weber RE, Fleige C, Strommenger B, et al
    Excellent performance of CHROMagar(TM) LIN-R to selectively screen for linezolid-resistant enterococci and staphylococci.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;99:115301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. CRISTINACCE A, Wright JG, Macpherson M, Iaconis J, et al
    Comparing probability of target attainment against Staphylococcus aureus for ceftaroline fosamil, vancomycin, daptomycin, linezolid, and ceftriaxone in complicated skin and soft tissue infection using pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic models.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;99:115292.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. EKE UA, Fairfax MR, Mitchell R, Taylor M, et al
    Staphylococcus pettenkoferi-positive Blood cultures in Hospitalized Patients in a Multi-site Tertiary Center.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;99:115284.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. HE F, Xia X, Nie D, Yang H, et al
    Respiratory bacterial pathogen spectrum among COVID-19 infected and non-COVID-19 virus infected pneumonia patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;98:115199.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  97. MWEBE SZ, Yoon C, Asege L, Nakaye M, et al
    Impact of hematocrit on point-of-care C-reactive protein-based tuberculosis screening among people living with HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy in Uganda.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;99:115281.
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    Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis after treatment with tocilizumab in a patient with COVID-19 ARDS: a case report.
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    Diagnostic value of galactomannan in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in non-neutropenic patients.
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    Multicenter retrospective cohort study of the clinical significance of Staphylococcus lugdunensis isolated from a single blood culture set.
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    October 2020
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    Procalcitonin as a predictor of early antibiotic treatment failure in patients with gram-negative bloodstream infections caused by urinary tract infections.
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    Evaluation of BD Phoenix and Microscan WalkAway for determination of fosfomycin susceptibility in Staphylococcus aureus.
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    Synergistic activity of fosfomycin and chloramphenicol against vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VREfm) isolates from bloodstream infections.
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    First case of fatal Rhizomucor miehei endocarditis in an immunocompromised patient.
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    September 2020
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    August 2020
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    July 2020
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    June 2020
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    May 2020
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    April 2020
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    Utility and limitations of serodiagnostic tests in monitoring the response to treatment of leprosy patients.
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    March 2020
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    Fosfomycin resistance mediated by fos genes remains rare among extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli clinical isolates recovered from the urine of patients evaluated at Canadian hospitals (CANWARD, 2007-2017).
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