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    July 2022
  1. BRIDWELL MR, Bajaj S, Gress TW, Hambuchen MD, et al
    Impact of MRSA polymerase chain reaction (PCR) wound swabs on antibiotic de-escalation in skin and soft tissue infections.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115722.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. ANNE-GAELLE R, Celia S, Jeanne C, Frederic B, et al
    Performances of the BD MAX CDIFF assay for the detection of toxigenic Clostridioides difficile using Cary-Blair preserved samples.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115701.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. YOO IY, Shin DP, Heo W, Ha SI, et al
    Comparison of BD MAX Check-Points CPO assay with Cepheid Xpert Carba-R assay for the detection of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae directly from rectal swabs.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115716.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2022
  4. KOBAYASHI Y, Shibata S, Yagi T
    Molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Campylobacter jejuni isolated from bloodstream infections and enteritis in Japan.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115681.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2022
  5. CLOSE RM, Sutcliffe CG, Galdun P, Reid A, et al
    Point-of-care molecular diagnostics for the detection of group A Streptococcus in non-invasive skin and soft tissue infections: a validation study.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115729.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. YAMADA T, Minami K, Oda K, Suzuki K, et al
    Probability of target attainment of oral antimicrobials for Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae based on Monte Carlo simulations.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115662.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. KHODER M, Rafei R, Osman M, Kassem II, et al
    Emergence of a Neisseria flavescens clinical strain with a high level of third-generation cephalosporins resistance in Lebanon.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115660.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. ZHU X, Zhao Y, Zhu C, Wang Y, et al
    Rapid detection of cagA-positive Helicobacter pylori based on duplex recombinase aided amplification combined with lateral flow dipstick assay.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. PIETIKAINEN A, Backman I, Henningsson AJ, Hytonen J, et al
    Clinical performance and analytical accuracy of a C6 peptide-based point-of-care lateral flow immunoassay in Lyme borreliosis serology.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115657.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2022
  10. DIENSTHUBER D, Simnacher U, Peters S, Walther P, et al
    Clearing Chlamydia abortus infection in epithelial cells and primary human macrophages by use of antibiotics and the MDM2-p53-inhibitor nutlin-3.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115715.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. AONO A, Murase Y, Chikamatsu K, Igarashi Y, et al
    In vitro activity of tedizolid and linezolid against multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a comparative study using microdilution broth assay and genomics.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. ROSTAMIAN M, Kooti S, Mohammadi B, Salimi Y, et al
    A systematic review and meta-analysis of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from human and non-human sources: the antibiotic susceptibility aspect.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115634.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. YOSHIMURA M, Tokushige C, Maruyama JI, Kawano Y, et al
    Emerging resistance to beta-lactams in Pantoea ananatis isolated from an immunocompetent patient with bacteremia.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115633.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. PRINCE HE, Batterman HJ, Realegeno SE, Marlowe EM, et al
    Transience of interference in an immunoassay measuring serum levels of beta-D-glucan.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115630.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. PFALLER MA, Carvalhaes CG, DeVries S, Huband MD, et al
    Elderly versus nonelderly patients with invasive fungal infections: species distribution and antifungal resistance, SENTRY antifungal surveillance program 2017-2019.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115627.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  16. SAVINOVA T, Bocharova Y, Mayanskiy N, Chebotar I, et al
    Genetic determinants of virulence and antibiotic resistance are common for Pseudomonas aeruginosa ST235 isolates from cystic fibrosis patients from various geographical regions.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115596.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  17. BOSCHIERO MN, Duarte A, Palamim CVC, Alvarez AE, et al
    Frequency of respiratory pathogens other than SARS-CoV-2 detected during COVID-19 testing.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115576.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. SUN Y, Shukla MR, Deutsch J, Cao W, et al
    Evaluation of the effect of extended refrigerated storage of serum and plasma specimens on syphilis serologic test results.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115588.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. MELENDEZ JH, Chen FE, Wang TH
    Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae using a phenotypic-molecular assay and lyophilized antimicrobials.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115590.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. ROSSATO L, Arantes JP, Ribeiro SM, Simionatto S, et al
    Antibacterial activity of gallium nitrate against polymyxin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115569.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  21. BOLKER A, Coe K, Smith J, Stevenson K, et al
    Predictors of respiratory bacterial co-infection in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115558.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. SADER HS, Mendes RE, Streit JM, Carvalhaes CG, et al
    Antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-negative bacteria from intensive care unit and non-intensive care unit patients from United States hospitals (2018-2020).
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115557.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. WORMSER GP
    A brief history of OspA vaccines including their impact on diagnostic testing for Lyme disease.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;102:115572.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  24. MEEX C, Devey A, Defeche J, Bontems S, et al
    Evaluation of the Revogene(R) GBS DS assay performance for the intrapartum screening of group B streptococcus in comparison with intrapartum culture.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115616.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. DE BENEDETTO I, Boglione L
    Reply to: impact of Chronic Hepatitis C virus co-infection on outcomes of infective endocarditis in people who inject drugs.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115615.
    PubMed    


  26. CHOI H, Hwang M, Chatterjee P, Jinadatha C, et al
    Rare Lelliottia nimipressuralis from a wound infection case report using whole genome sequencing-based bacterial identification.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115538.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. HU S, Lv Z, Wang Y, Shen J, et al
    Novel Quadruplex PCR for detecting and genotyping mobile colistin resistance genes in human samples.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. BUTCHER M, Puiu D, Romagnoli M, Carroll KC, et al
    Rapidly fatal infection with Bacillus cereus/thuringiensis: genome assembly of the responsible pathogen and consideration of possibly contributing toxins.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115534.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. WOODSON EN, Katz SS, Mosley SS, Danavall DC, et al
    Use of real-time PCR as an alternative to conventional genotyping methods for the laboratory detection of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV).
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115532.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. BOUSSI LS, Popli T, Feola N, Nog R, et al
    Clinical and microbiological characteristics of patients with bacteremia and normal procalcitonin.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115515.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. SADEK M, Poirel L, Dominguez Pino M, D'Emidio F, et al
    Evaluation of SuperCAZ/AVI(R) Medium for Screening Ceftazidime-avibactam Resistant Gram-negative Isolates.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115475.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. SCANGARELLA-OMAN NE, Dixon P, Koeth LM, DiFranco-Fisher J, et al
    Analysis of antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods and variables and in vitro activity of gepotidacin against urogenital Neisseria gonorrhoeae in men.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115484.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. SENCHYNA F, Tamburini FB, Murugesan K, Watz N, et al
    Comparative genomics of Enterobacter cloacae complex before and after acquired clinical resistance to Ceftazidime-Avibactam.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115511.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. HOVAN MR, Narayanan N, Cedarbaum V, Bhowmick T, et al
    Comparing mortality in patients with carbapenemase-producing carbapenem resistant Enterobacterales and non-carbapenemase-producing carbapenem resistant Enterobacterales bacteremia.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115505.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. AKAPELWA ML, Kapalamula TF, Ouchi-Aizu Y, Hang'ombe BM, et al
    Evaluation of IS1245 LAMP in Mycobacterium avium and the influence of host-related genetic diversity on its application.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115494.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2021
  36. HEIREMAN L, Bruynseels P, Camps K, Geysels D, et al
    Comparison of the QuantiFERON-TB(R) Gold Plus on LIAISON(R) XL and T-SPOT.TB for the diagnosis of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in a low tuberculosis incidence population.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115613.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. LOPEZ-PINTOR JM, Martinez-Garcia L, Maruri A, Menendez B, et al
    Quantification of plasmid copy number as surrogate marker of virulence among different invasive and non-invasive genotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115610.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. MCCREERY R, Nielsen L, Clarey D, Murphy C, et al
    Evaluation of cerebrospinal fluid white blood cell count criteria for use of the BioFire(R) FilmArray(R) Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel in immunocompromised and nonimmunocompromised patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. JIANG X, Zhu L, Zhan D
    Development of a recombinase polymerase amplification assay for rapid detection of Streptococcus suis type 2 in nasopharyngeal swab samples.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115594.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. 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


  41. 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


  42. 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


  43. 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


  44. UGABAN KB, She RC
    The clinical significance of staphylococcus pettenkoferi: a retrospective review at a tertiary care medical center.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;102:115592.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. YONETANI S, Hirao C, Ohnishi H
    Background of patients with Aerococcus spp. detected in blood cultures, and drug sensitivity of Aerococcus spp.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115506.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. DIEZ A, Carrano G, Bregon-Villahoz M, Cuetara MS, et al
    Biomarkers for the diagnosis of invasive candidiasis in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115509.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. RUSSELLO G, Moramarco A, Vizzini L, Farina C, et al
    Diagnostic approach and epidemiology of Microbial Keratitis: findings from an Italian Tertiary Care center.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115470.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. PFALLER MA, Carvalhaes CG, Messer SA, Rhomberg PR, et al
    In vitro activity of posaconazole and comparators versus opportunistic filamentous fungal pathogens globally collected during 8 years.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115473.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. VALIATTI TB, Santos FF, Nunes PHS, Cayo R, et al
    Characterization of virulent Klebsiella variicola recovered from inpatients with intestinal and extraintestinal infections between 1987 and 1999.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115482.
    PubMed    


  50. PHILLIPS TR, Tabesh M, Fairley CK, Maddaford K, et al
    A comparison of cotton-tipped and nylon flocked swabs for culture of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from oropharyngeal samples.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. LIN BB, Pattle N, Kelley P, Jaksic AS, et al
    Multiplex RT-PCR provides improved diagnosis of skin and nail dermatophyte infections compared to microscopy and culture: a laboratory study and review of the literature.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115413.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  52. 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


  53. 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


  54. 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


  55. 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


  56. 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


  57. 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


  58. 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


  59. NOVAL M, Heil EL, Williams P, Johnson JK, et al
    The potential impact of discrepancies between automated susceptibility platforms and other testing metho`dologies for cefazolin in the treatment of Enterobacterales bloodstream infections.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. WORMSER GP, Strle F, Shapiro ED, Auwaerter PG, et al
    Comparison of the clinical practice guidelines for Lyme disease from the Infectious Diseases Society of America: 2000, 2006, and 2020.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115446.
    PubMed    


  61. CLEMMONS AB, Young HN, Bland CM, Jackson B, et al
    Incidence and utility of follow-up blood cultures in cancer patients with gram-negative bacteremia.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115444.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2021
  62. 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


  63. 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


  64. 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


  65. 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


  66. 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


  67. 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


  68. 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


  69. 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


  70. 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


  71. 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


  72. 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


  73. 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


  74. 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
  75. 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


  76. 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


  77. 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
  78. 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


  79. 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


  80. 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


  81. 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


  82. 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


  83. 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    


  84. 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


  85. 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


  86. 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


  87. 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


  88. 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


  89. SAPOZHNIKOV J, Huang A, Zeeck K, Gibble A, et al
    Comparison of outcomes in urinary tract infections caused by AmpC-harboring organisms treated with AmpC stable versus AmpC susceptible agents.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115472.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  90. 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


  91. 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


  92. 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    


  93. 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


  94. 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


  95. 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


  96. 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


  97. 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.
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    May 2021
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    April 2021
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    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.
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    March 2021
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    February 2021
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    December 2020
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    October 2020
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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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