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    June 2022
  1. KIEDROWSKA M, Forys WJ, Golebiewska A, Wasko I, et al
    Antimicrobial resistance among Haemophilus influenzae isolates responsible for lower respiratory tract infections in Poland, 2005-2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:961-969.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. PETIT C, Lavrard-Meyer P, Raoult D, Dubourg G, et al
    The absolute number of leukocytes per vial as a major cause of early false positive blood cultures: proof-of-concept and application.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:951-959.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. GUO X, Ruan Q, Jin J, Zheng J, et al
    Disseminated coccidioidomycosis in immunocompetent patients in non-endemic areas: a case series and literature review.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:925-939.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. BRANDAL LT, Vestrheim DF, Bruvik T, Roness RB, et al
    Evolution of Bordetella pertussis in the acellular vaccine era in Norway, 1996 to 2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:913-924.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. SHARMA V, Singh A, Gaur M, Rawat D, et al
    Evaluating the efficacy of stool sample on Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra and its comparison with other sample types by meta-analysis for TB diagnostics.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:893-906.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. KANAUJIA R, Biswal M, Angrup A, Ray P, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of the metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS) for detection of bacterial meningoencephalitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:881-891.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. WACKENHEIM C, Le Marechal M, Pluchart H, Gavazzi G, et al
    Dalbavancin in clinical practice: a particular place for the elderly?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:977-979.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. BENEJAT L, Giese A, Lescaudron Z, Bonnac J, et al
    Automation of RIDA(R)GENE Helicobacter pylori PCR on the BD MAX System.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:875-879.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2022
  9. MAO L, Xu L, Wang X, Du J, et al
    Use of DosR and Rpf antigens from Mycobacterium tuberculosis to screen for latent and relapse tuberculosis infection in a tuberculosis endemic community of Huainan City.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 May 25. pii: 10.1007/s10096-022-04459.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. JERONIMO A, Olmos C, Vilacosta I, Saez C, et al
    Contemporary comparison of infective endocarditis caused by Candida albicans and Candida parapsilosis: a cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 May 14. pii: 10.1007/s10096-022-04456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. BRANDARIZ-NUNEZ D, Suanzes J, Gutierrez-Urbon JM, Fernandez-Oliveira C, et al
    Incidence and risk factors for mortality in patients treated with combined ceftaroline for Gram-positive infective endocarditis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:827-834.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. COPUR B, Sayili U
    Laboratory and clinical predictors of focal involvement and bacteremia in brucellosis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:793-801.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. SADER HS, Castanheira M, Huband MD, Shortridge D, et al
    Antimicrobial activity of dalbavancin against Gram-positive bacteria isolated from patients hospitalized with bloodstream infection in United States and European medical centers (2018-2020).
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:867-873.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. ANANTHARAJAH A, Deltombe M, de Barsy M, Evrard S, et al
    Characterization of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in Belgium.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:859-865.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. PULIDO-PEREZ A, Sanchez-Carrillo C, Bergon-Sendin M, Suarez-Fernandez R, et al
    Prevalence and clinical features of secondary skin lesions in septic patients with bloodstream infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:779-786.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. PAPALINI C, Pucci G, Cenci G, Mencacci A, et al
    Prosthetic joint infection diagnosis applying the three-level European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS) approach.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:771-778.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. SORIN B, Vigneron J, Fadlallah J, Mondesir J, et al
    Campylobacter infection in 4 patients treated with ibrutinib.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:849-852.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. DEMIRLENK YM, Gucer LS, Ucku D, Tanriover C, et al
    A meta-analysis for the role of aminoglycosides and tigecyclines in combined regimens against colistin- and carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:761-769.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. ISLER B, Ozer B, Cinar G, Aslan AT, et al
    Characteristics and outcomes of carbapenemase harbouring carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella spp. bloodstream infections: a multicentre prospective cohort study in an OXA-48 endemic setting.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:841-847.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. SIHVONEN R, Turunen M, Lehtola L, Pakarinen L, et al
    Clinical and microbiological characterization of Aerococcus urinae bacteraemias at Helsinki metropolitan area, Finland.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:751-760.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. ZHAO S, Wu Y, Dai Z, Chen Y, et al
    Risk factors for antibiotic resistance and mortality in patients with bloodstream infection of Escherichia coli.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:713-721.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2022
  22. STEURER LM, Hetzmannseder M, Willinger B, Starzengruber P, et al
    Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization in health care professionals at a tertiary university pediatric hospital.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Apr 25. pii: 10.1007/s10096-022-04446.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. ANDRY F, Le Marechal M, Pierre I, Recule C, et al
    Epidemiology and outcome of occult bacteremia in patients discharged from emergency departments or ambulatory units: one-year study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:649-655.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. HWEE SE, Htet NH, Naing C, Tung WS, et al
    Rapid diagnostic test (Leptocheck-WB) for detection of acute leptospirosis: a meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:631-640.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. LAUPLAND KB, Stewart AG, Edwards F, Harris P, et al
    Pasteurella species bloodstream infections in Queensland, Australia, 2000-2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:609-614.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. JOYNER G, Mavin S, Milner R, Lim C, et al
    Introduction of IgM testing for the diagnosis of acute Lyme borreliosis: a study of the benefits, limitations and costs.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:671-675.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. KUTLU M, Sayin-Kutlu S, Alp-Cavus S, Ozturk SB, et al
    Mortality-associated factors of candidemia: a multi-center prospective cohort in Turkey.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:597-607.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. BEAURUELLE C, Plouzeau C, Grillon A, Isnard C, et al
    Capnocytophaga zoonotic infections: a 10-year retrospective study (the French CANCAN study).
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:581-588.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  29. FAN W, Zhang Q, Wei M, Ai M, et al
    Gonococcal tysonitis, a rare local complication of gonorrhea: a clinical study of 15 cases.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Mar 23. pii: 10.1007/s10096-022-04434.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. EICHLER N, Joseph L, Megged O, Goldberg S, et al
    The impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on the prevalence and severity of hospitalizations for pneumonia in children.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:439-444.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. GROSSMAN R, Adler A, Rubinstein M, Nissan I, et al
    Emergence of Mycobacterium canariasense infections in central Israel.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:501-504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. ARCARI G, Oliva A, Sacco F, Di Lella FM, et al
    Interplay between Klebsiella pneumoniae producing KPC-31 and KPC-3 under treatment with high dosage meropenem: a case report.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:495-500.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. KAYAASLAN B, Oktay Z, Hasanoglu I, Kalem AK, et al
    Increasing rates of extended-spectrum B-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in uncomplicated and complicated acute pyelonephritis and evaluation of empirical treatments based on culture results.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:421-430.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. BOATTINI M, Bianco G, Comini S, Iannaccone M, et al
    Direct detection of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producers in Enterobacterales from blood cultures: a comparative analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:407-413.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. BACH K, Edel B, Horing S, Bartonickova L, et al
    Performance of the eazyplex(R) BloodScreen GN as a simple and rapid molecular test for identification of Gram-negative bacteria from positive blood cultures.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:489-494.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. BAARSMA ME, Vrijlandt A, Ursinus J, Zaaijer HL, et al
    Diagnostic performance of the ZEUS Borrelia VlsE1/pepC10 assay in European LB patients: a case-control study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:387-393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. ROGER PM, Espinet A, Ravily D, Meyer MJ, et al
    Simplified therapeutic guidelines: the main tool of antimicrobial stewardship programs associated with optimal antibiotic therapy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:375-383.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. HOLMA T, Torvikoski J, Friberg N, Nevalainen A, et al
    Rapid molecular detection of pathogenic microorganisms and antimicrobial resistance markers in blood cultures: evaluation and utility of the next-generation FilmArray Blood Culture Identification 2 panel.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:363-371.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  39. LIU P, Liu Y, Wang Y, Hao S, et al
    Assessing the diagnostic accuracy of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay in detecting epididymal tuberculosis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Feb 7. pii: 10.1007/s10096-022-04418.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. NORDMANN P, Sadek M, Poirel L, Chakraborty T, et al
    Fosfomycin as a salvage therapy for treating urinary tract infections due to multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Feb 3. pii: 10.1007/s10096-022-04412.
    PubMed    


  41. WILS J, Saegeman V, Schuermans A
    Impact of multiplexed respiratory viral panels on infection control measures and antimicrobial stewardship: a review of the literature.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:187-202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. LOPEZ-CERERO L, Salamanca E, Delgado-Valverde M, Rodriguez-Martinez JM, et al
    Higher prevalence of CTX-M-27-producing Escherichia coli belonging to ST131 clade C1 among residents of two long-term care facilities in Southern Spain.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:335-338.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. BETTENCOURT C, Nunes A, Gomes JP, Simoes MJ, et al
    Genomic surveillance of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W in Portugal from 2003 to 2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:289-298.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. CILLONIZ C, Mendez R, Peroni H, Garcia-Vidal C, et al
    Impact on in-hospital mortality of ceftaroline versus standard of care in community-acquired pneumonia: a propensity-matched analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:271-279.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. KEITH K, Arestedt K, Tjernberg I
    The relationship between the laboratory diagnosis of Lyme neuroborreliosis and climate factors in Kalmar County Sweden - an overview between 2008 and 2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:253-261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. CHAVEZ ACF, Comas LG, Espinosa LM, Lobo JY, et al
    Impact of previous macrolide use on invasive pneumococcal disease due to erythromycin-resistant serotypes in adults over 59 years of age.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:227-234.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. ENGER H, Larssen KW, Damas ES, Aamot HV, et al
    A tale of two STs: molecular and clinical epidemiology of MRSA t304 in Norway 2008-2016.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:209-218.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. GOTOH K, Mayura IPB, Enomoto Y, Iio K, et al
    Detection of in-frame mutation by IS30-family insertion sequence in the phospholipid phosphatidylglycerol synthase gene (pgsA2) of high-level daptomycin-resistant Corynebacterium striatum.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:331-333.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. SADER HS, Carvalhaes CG, Shortridge D, Castanheira M, et al
    Comparative activity of newer beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitor combinations against Pseudomonas aeruginosa from patients hospitalized with pneumonia in European medical centers in 2020.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:319-324.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. RAMOS JF, Leite G, Martins RCR, Rizek C, et al
    Clinical outcome from hematopoietic cell transplant patients with bloodstream infection caused by carbapenem-resistant P. aeruginosa and the impact of antimicrobial combination in vitro.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:313-317.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  51. LAST K, Lepper PM, Jung P, Schafers HJ, et al
    Staphylococcus massiliensis isolated from human blood cultures, Germany, 2017-2020.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Jan 26. pii: 10.1007/s10096-022-04409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. SHIBATA M, Matsubara K, Matsunami K, Miyairi I, et al
    Epidemiology of group B streptococcal disease in infants younger than 1 year in Japan: a nationwide surveillance study 2016-2020.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Jan 20. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04396.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. WESTGEEST AC, Schippers EF, Delfos NM, Visser LG, et al
    Acute kidney injury in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Jan 7. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. LEE YW, Lim SY, Jung J, Kim MJ, et al
    Enterococcus raffinosus bacteremia: clinical experience with 49 adult patients.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Jan 3. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04389.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. HAGLUND S, Lager M, Gyllemark P, Andersson G, et al
    CXCL13 in laboratory diagnosis of Lyme neuroborreliosis-the performance of the recomBead and ReaScan CXCL13 assays in human cerebrospinal fluid samples.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:175-179.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. REINER-BENAIM A, Neuberger A, Chodick G, Henig O, et al
    Use of antibiotics and factors associated with treatment failure among 152,245 patients with pneumonia treated in the community - a retrospective cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:99-108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. CLEMENCEAU M, Ahmed-Elie S, Vilfaillot A, Chocron R, et al
    Appropriateness of empirical antibiotic prescription for bloodstream infections in an emergency department from 2006 to 2018: impact of the spread of ESBL-producing Enterobacterales.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:71-77.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. TORRENS C, Bellosillo B, Gibert J, Alier A, et al
    Are Cutibacterium acnes present at the end of primary shoulder prosthetic surgeries responsible for infection? Prospective study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:169-173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. DE BONT E, Lagrou K, Depypere M
    Comparison of the Euroimmun Borrelia 'antibody index' with Virotech immunoblot-based detection of intrathecal Borrelia antibody production for the diagnosis of Lyme neuroborreliosis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:155-161.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. VANGHELUWE T, Van Hoecke F, Dumoulin A, Vogelaers D, et al
    Broad-spectrum azoles and flucloxacillin: a dangerous match.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:153-154.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. BIANCO G, Boattini M, Comini S, Iannaccone M, et al
    In vitro activity of cefiderocol against ceftazidime-avibactam susceptible and resistant KPC-producing Enterobacterales: cross-resistance and synergistic effects.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:63-70.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. TEELUCKSINGH K, Shaw E
    Clinical characteristics, appropriateness of empiric antibiotic therapy, and outcome of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia across multiple community hospitals.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:53-62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. KAUR R, Fuji N, Pichichero ME
    Dynamic changes in otopathogens colonizing the nasopharynx and causing acute otitis media in children after 13-valent (PCV13) pneumococcal conjugate vaccination during 2015-2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:37-44.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. CORRE C, Coiffier G, Le Goff B, Ferreyra M, et al
    Lyme arthritis in Western Europe: a multicentre retrospective study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:21-27.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. HUNG KC, Lee LW, Liew YX, Krishna L, et al
    Antibiotic stewardship program (ASP) in palliative care: antibiotics, to give or not to give.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:29-36.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. KANG L, Cui X, Fu J, Wang W, et al
    Clinical characteristics of 967 children with pertussis: a single-center analysis over an 8-year period in Beijing, China.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:9-20.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. CHRYSOU K, Zarkotou O, Kalofolia S, Papagiannakopoulou P, et al
    Impact of a 4-year antimicrobial stewardship program implemented in a Greek tertiary hospital.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:127-132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. STOKES W, Peirano G, Matsumara Y, Nobrega D, et al
    Population-based surveillance of Enterobacter cloacae complex causing blood stream infections in a centralized Canadian region.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:119-125.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  69. TELLAPRAGADA C, Giske CG
    The Unyvero Hospital-Acquired pneumonia panel for diagnosis of secondary bacterial pneumonia in COVID-19 patients.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2479-2485.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. O'GRADY K, Knight DR, Riley TV
    Antimicrobial resistance in Clostridioides difficile.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2459-2478.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. PEREZ-VISO B, Aracil-Gisbert S, Coque TM, Del Campo R, et al
    Evaluation of CHROMagar-Serratia agar, a new chromogenic medium for the detection and isolation of Serratia marcescens.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2593-2596.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. GAGLIOTTI C, Bolzoni L, Carretto E, Sarti M, et al
    Reduction trend of mcr-1 circulation in Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2585-2592.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. GILL CM, Aktathorn E, Alfouzan W, Bourassa L, et al
    The ERACE-PA Global Surveillance Program: Ceftolozane/tazobactam and Ceftazidime/avibactam in vitro Activity against a Global Collection of Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2533-2541.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. MCCARTHY KL, Harris-Brown T, Smits EJ, Legg A, et al
    The MOBILISE study: utilisation of ambulatory pumps in the inpatient setting to administer continuous antibiotic infusions-a randomised controlled trial.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2505-2513.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. XU Y, Zhang Y, Zheng X, Yu K, et al
    The prevalence and functional characteristics of CrpP-like in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from China.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2651-2656.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. PEAN DE PONFILLY G, Benmansour H, Manda V, Lecorche E, et al
    Impact of 24/7 loading of blood culture bottles in a new automated incubator on the diagnosis of bloodstream infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2639-2643.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. KINSELLA PM, Smibert OC, Whitlam JB, Steven M, et al
    Successful use of azithromycin for Escherichia coli-associated renal allograft malakoplakia: a report of two cases.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2627-2631.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. QUINCHO-LOPEZ A, Kojima N, Nesemann JM, Verona-Rubio R, et al
    Cryptococcal infection of the colon in a patient without concurrent human immunodeficiency infection: a case report and literature review.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2623-2626.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2021
  79. HAMADA S, Nakajima M, Kaszynski RH, Otaka S, et al
    Association between adjunct clindamycin and in-hospital mortality in patients with necrotizing soft tissue infection due to group A Streptococcus: a nationwide cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 9. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04376.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. PENG X, Liao Q, Fang M, Zhu Y, et al
    Detection of pulmonary tuberculosis in children using the Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra assay on sputum: a multicenter study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 4. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04340.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. LAGLER H, Bangert C, Quint T, Osterreicher Z, et al
    Comparison of non-invasive Staphylococcus aureus sampling methods on lesional skin in patients with atopic dermatitis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 4. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04365.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. VANSTOKSTRAETEN R, Belasri N, Demuyser T, Crombe F, et al
    A comparison of E. coli susceptibility for amoxicillin/clavulanic acid according to EUCAST and CLSI guidelines.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2371-2377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. TAG ELDEIN MA, Yassin AS, El-Tayeb O, Kashef MT, et al
    Chlorhexidine leads to the evolution of antibiotic-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2349-2361.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. EL-SOKKARY R, Uysal S, Erdem H, Kullar R, et al
    Profiles of multidrug-resistant organisms among patients with bacteremia in intensive care units: an international ID-IRI survey.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2323-2334.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. YEE R, Fisher S, Bergman Y, Chambers KK, et al
    Combined selective culture and molecular methods for the detection of carbapenem-resistant organisms from fecal specimens.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2315-2321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. YANG L, Xia P, Zhou Y, Cui Q, et al
    Characteristics and risk factors for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2305-2314.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. WU S, Yang Y, Guo Y, Yin D, et al
    Comparative activities of sitafloxacin against recent clinical isolates in hospitals across China.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2271-2283.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. BRUINSMA RA, Smulders CA, Vermeeren YM, van Kooten B, et al
    Acute facial nerve palsy in children in a Lyme disease-endemic area in the Netherlands.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2455-2458.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. GRAMEGNA A, Aliberti S, Terranova L, Oriano M, et al
    Prevalence and serotyping of S. pneumoniae in a large vaccine-naive cohort of adults with cystic fibrosis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2443-2446.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. JAZMATI T, Hamprecht A, Jazmati N
    Comparison of stool samples and rectal swabs with and without pre-enrichment for the detection of third-generation cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacterales (3GCREB).
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2431-2436.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. LUCIANI L, El Baroudi Y, Prudent E, Raoult D, et al
    Bartonella infections diagnosed in the French reference center, 2014-2019, and focus on infections in the immunocompromised.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2407-2410.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. PEYCLIT L, Baron SA, Reynaud-Gaubert M, Cassir N, et al
    Fatal Pandoraea nosoerga infection after combined liver-lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis: a recontamination by the pre-transplantation strain.
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