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    December 2021
  1. 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


    November 2021
  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


    October 2021
  5. KRUS D, Kahn F, Nilson B, Sunnerhagen T, et al
    Blood culture time to positivity in non-beta-hemolytic streptococcal bacteremia as a predictor of infective endocarditis-a retrospective cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 16. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04339.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. WIDERSTROM M, Stegger M, Johansson A, Gurram BK, et al
    Heterogeneity of Staphylococcus epidermidis in prosthetic joint infections: time to reevaluate microbiological criteria?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 2. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04352.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. MAATAOUI N, Chemali L, Patrier J, Tran Dinh A, et al
    Impact of rapid multiplex PCR on management of antibiotic therapy in COVID-19-positive patients hospitalized in intensive care unit.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2227-2234.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2021
  8. LONG N, Zhang Y, Qiu M, Deng J, et al
    Dynamic changes of inflammatory response and oxidative stress induced by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in mice.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Sep 25. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04349.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. ERIKSEN HB, Petersen A, Pedersen M, Overballe-Petersen S, et al
    Possible misinterpretation of penicillin susceptibility in Staphylococcus aureus blood isolate due to in vitro loss of the blaZ gene.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Sep 16. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04344.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. HUBER T, Steininger P, Irrgang P, Korn K, et al
    Diagnostic performance of four SARS-CoV-2 antibody assays in patients with COVID-19 or with bacterial and non-SARS-CoV-2 viral respiratory infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1983-1997.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. MOHD SAZLLY LIM S, Heffernan AJ, Zowawi HM, Roberts JA, et al
    Semi-mechanistic PK/PD modelling of meropenem and sulbactam combination against carbapenem-resistant strains of Acinetobacter baumannii.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1943-1952.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. ZHANG F, Chen J, Huang H, Deng X, et al
    Application of metagenomic next-generation sequencing in the diagnosis and treatment guidance of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in renal transplant recipients.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1933-1942.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. TORRES I, Albert E, Gimenez E, Olea B, et al
    Performance of a MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry-based method for rapid detection of third-generation oxymino-cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. from blood cultures.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1925-1932.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. PECORARO AA, Herbst PP, Pienaar CC, Taljaard JJ, et al
    Bartonella species as a cause of culture-negative endocarditis in South Africa.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1873-1879.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. DE LA COURT JR, Sigaloff KCE, Groot T, van der Spoel JI, et al
    Reducing the dosing frequency of selective digestive tract decontamination to three times daily provides effective decontamination of Gram-negative bacteria.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1843-1850.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. XU Y, Wang Q, Yao K, Dong F, et al
    Clinical characteristics and serotype distribution of invasive pneumococcal disease in pediatric patients from Beijing, China.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1833-1842.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. GIRAO ES, de Melo Tavares B, Dos Santos SA, Gamarra GL, et al
    Predictive factors, outcomes, and molecular epidemiology of Clostridioides difficile diarrhea in Brazilian hospitals.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1821-1832.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. SOUEGES S, Triffault-Fillit C, Roux S, Labussiere-Wallet H, et al
    Long-term use of liposomal nebulized amikacin and tedizolid for the treatment of disseminated nocardiosis after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2033-2036.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. WONG SC, Chan VWM, Lam GK, AuYeung CH, et al
    The use of multi-pronged screening strategy to understand the epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Hong Kong: transition from epidemic to endemic setting.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2017-2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  20. REYNOLDS G, Crawford S, Cuenca J, Ghosh N, et al
    Penicillin versus anti-staphylococcal beta-lactams for penicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus blood stream infections: a retrospective cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 25. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. NISHIYAMA N, Kinjo T, Uechi K, Parrott G, et al
    Clinical and bacterial features of Group B streptococci with reduced penicillin susceptibility from respiratory specimens: a case-control study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 12. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. LEFEVRE B, Hoen B, Goehringer F, Sime WN, et al
    Antistaphylococcal penicillins vs. cefazolin in the treatment of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis: a quasi-experimental monocentre study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 12. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04313.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. HOANG VT, Dao TL, Ly TDA, Pommier de Santi V, et al
    Annual variations of Haemophilus influenzae carriage among Hajj pilgrims.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1787-1788.
    PubMed    


  24. SILVESTRO E, Marino R, Cusenza F, Pruccoli G, et al
    Antimicrobial stewardship experience in paediatrics: first-year activity report.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1727-1735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. XUE G, Zhao H, Yan C, Li S, et al
    Evaluation of the CARDS toxin and its fragment for the serodiagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1705-1711.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. PEREIRA LC, Correia AF, da Silva ZDL, de Resende CN, et al
    Vulvovaginal candidiasis and current perspectives: new risk factors and laboratory diagnosis by using MALDI TOF for identifying species in primary infection and recurrence.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1681-1693.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. MASSART N, Wattecamps G, Moriconi M, Fillatre P, et al
    Attributable mortality of ICU acquired bloodstream infections: a propensity-score matched analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1673-1680.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. ZHANG C, Cao M, Lv T, Wang H, et al
    Molecular testing for H. pylori clarithromycin and quinolone resistance: a prospective Chinese study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1599-1608.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. ABID FB, Tsui CKM, Doi Y, Deshmukh A, et al
    Molecular characterization of clinical carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales from Qatar.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1779-1785.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. CHAWKI S, Sokal A, Duprilot M, Henry A, et al
    Temocillin as an alternative treatment for acute bacterial cholangitis: a retrospective microbiology susceptibility-based study of 140 episodes.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1773-1777.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. GAO J, Du J, Shu W, Liu Y, et al
    Stepwise selection of mutation conferring fluroquinolone resistance: multisite MDR-TB cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1767-1771.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. AYDIN M, Azak E, Bilgin H, Menekse S, et al
    Changes in antimicrobial resistance and outcomes of health care-associated infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1737-1742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  33. ARCE MIRANDA JE, Baronetti JL, Paraje MG
    Host-pathogen interaction between macrophage co-cultures with Staphylococcus aureus biofilms.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 27. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. PINHATA JMW, Brandao AP, Mendes FF, Rabello MCDS, et al
    Correlating genetic mutations with isoniazid phenotypic levels of resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis in a high burden setting.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 23. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04316.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. BOGUT A, Magrys A
    The road to success of coagulase-negative staphylococci: clinical significance of small colony variants and their pathogenic role in persistent infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 23. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04315.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. ZHAO J, Weng W, Chen C, Zhang J, et al
    The prevalence and mortality of cryptococcal meningitis in patients with autoimmune diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 14. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. CHUNG H, Kim E, Yang E, Lee YW, et al
    C-reactive protein predicts persistent bacteremia caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 10. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04303.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. MANCUSO G, Midiri A, Beninati C, Zummo S, et al
    Protective role of IL-18 in host defenses against group B Streptococcus.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 4. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04299.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. CHAVEZ AF, Comas LG, Moreno JCS, Moreno RC, et al
    Effect of childhood pneumococcal vaccination and beta-lactam antibiotic use on the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in the adult population.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1529-1538.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. SANDARADURA I, Marriott DJE, Day RO, Norris RLG, et al
    Current fluconazole treatment regimens result in under-dosing of critically ill adults during early therapy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1521-1528.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. BOATTINI M, Bianco G, Iannaccone M, Ghibaudo D, et al
    Fast-track identification of CTX-M-extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase- and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in bloodstream infections: implications on the likelihood of deduction of antibiotic susceptibility in emergency and internal medicine de
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1495-1501.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. MANTZANA P, Netsika F, Arhonti M, Meletis G, et al
    Performance evaluation of Alfred(60)AST rapid susceptibility testing directly from positive blood cultures in the routine laboratory workflow.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1487-1494.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. VAN DEN BOSSCHE A, Ceyssens PJ, Denayer S, Hammami N, et al
    Outbreak of Central American born Shigella sonnei in two youth camps in Belgium in the summer of 2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1573-1577.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. BUIJS SB, Stuart SK, Oosterheert JJ, Karhof S, et al
    Long-term serological follow-up after primary Coxiella burnetii infection in patients with vascular risk factors for chronic Q fever.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1569-1572.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. SHERIF M, Palmieri M, Mirande C, El-Mahallawy H, et al
    Whole-genome sequencing of Egyptian multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates: a multi-center pilot study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1451-1460.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. DABAJA-YOUNIS H, Geller D, Geffen Y, Almog R, et al
    The impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine-13 on the incidence of pediatric community-acquired bacteremia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1433-1439.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. METSALA R, Ala-Korpi S, Rannikko J, Helminen M, et al
    Mycoplasma pneumoniae may cause dyspnoea and hospitalisations in young healthy adults.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1427-1431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. DAGAN A, Epstein D, Mahagneh A, Nashashibi J, et al
    Community-acquired versus nosocomial Legionella pneumonia: factors associated with Legionella-related mortality.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1419-1426.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. SHEDKO ED, Khayrullina GA, Goloveshkina EN, Akimkin VG, et al
    Clinical evaluation of commercial PCR assays for antimicrobal resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium and estimation of resistance-mediated mutation prevalence in Moscow and Moscow region.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1413-1418.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. LE GUERN R, Titecat M, Loiez C, Duployez C, et al
    Comparison of time-to-positivity between two blood culture systems: a detailed analysis down to the genus-level.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1399-1404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. PILMIS B, Mizrahi A, Mory C, Le Monnier A, et al
    How to optimize administration of cefoxitin for the treatment of extended spectrum producing Enterobacteriaceae-related infection?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1393-1397.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. TARIQ R, Hayat M, Pardi D, Khanna S, et al
    Predictors of failure after fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1383-1392.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  53. ARGUDIN MA, Deplano A, Nonhoff C, Yin N, et al
    Epidemiology of the Staphylococcus aureus CA-MRSA USA300 in Belgium.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Jun 23. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. ANTONELLO RM, Di Bella S, Maraolo AE, Luzzati R, et al
    Fosfomycin in continuous or prolonged infusion for systemic bacterial infections: a systematic review of its dosing regimen proposal from in vitro, in vivo and clinical studies.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1117-1126.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. PAGLICCI L, Borgo V, Lanzarone N, Fabbiani M, et al
    Incidence and risk factors for respiratory tract bacterial colonization and infection in lung transplant recipients.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1271-1282.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. JASUJA JK, Zimmermann S, Burckhardt I
    Applicability and performance of EUCAST's rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing (RAST) on primarily sterile body fluids in blood culture bottles in laboratory routine with total lab automation.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1217-1225.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. GATTI M, Raschi E, De Ponti F
    Serious adverse events with novel beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitor combinations: a large-scale pharmacovigilance analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1169-1176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. YIN D, Guo Y, Li M, Wu W, et al
    Performance of VITEK 2, E-test, Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion, and modified Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion compared to reference broth microdilution for testing tigecycline susceptibility of carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae and A. baumannii in a multicente
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1149-1154.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. HU J, Zhang X, Yang H, Zhang S, et al
    Brucellosis screening and follow-up of seropositive asymptomatic subjects among household members of shepherds in China.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1325-1328.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. BURGHI G, Biard L, Roux A, Valade S, et al
    Characteristics and outcome according to underlying disease in non-AIDS patients with acute respiratory failure due to Pneumocystis pneumonia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1191-1198.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. HILLERDAL H, Henningsson AJ
    Serodiagnosis of Lyme borreliosis-is IgM in serum more harmful than helpful?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1161-1168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. BENNETT DE, Meyler KL, Cafferkey MT, Cunney RJ, et al
    Antibiotic susceptibility and molecular analysis of invasive Neisseria meningitidis recovered in the Republic of Ireland, 1996 to 2016.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1127-1136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  63. VILLALON P, Saez-Nieto JA, Rubio-Lopez V, Medina-Pascual MJ, et al
    Invasive Streptococcus pyogenes disease in Spain: a microbiological and epidemiological study covering the period 2007-2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 May 27. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04279.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. MARUM D, Manning L, Raby E
    Revisiting the inoculum effect for Streptococcus pyogenes with a hollow fibre infection model.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 May 4. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04262.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. LEE ALH, To CCK, Lee ALS, Chan RCK, et al
    Deep learning model for prediction of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) production in community-onset Enterobacteriaceae bacteraemia from a high ESBL prevalence multi-centre cohort.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1049-1061.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. BREUER A, Megged O, Kashat L, Assous MV, et al
    Quantitative real-time PCR in Borrelia persica tick-borne relapsing fever demonstrates correlation with the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1113-1116.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. POLINE J, Postaire M, Parize P, Pilmis B, et al
    Stewardship program on carbapenem prescriptions in a tertiary hospital for adults and children in France: a cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1039-1048.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. HALLAND M, Haque R, Langhorst J, Boone JH, et al
    Clinical performance of the H. PYLORI QUIK CHEK and H. PYLORI CHEK assays, novel stool antigen tests for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1023-1028.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. CHAN JD, Ta A, Lynch JB, Bryson-Cahn C, et al
    Follow-up blood cultures in E. coli and Klebsiella spp. bacteremia-opportunities for diagnostic and antimicrobial stewardship.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1107-1111.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. SKOGMAN BH, Wilhelmsson P, Atallah S, Petersson AC, et al
    Lyme neuroborreliosis in Swedish children-PCR as a complementary diagnostic method for detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in cerebrospinal fluid.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1003-1012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. HINIC V, Seth-Smith HMB, Damm S, Amico P, et al
    Unexpected Mycoplasma hominis infection in two renal transplant recipients traced back to the same donor by whole-genome sequencing.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1097-1102.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. BERNEKING L, Both A, Berinson B, Hoffmann A, et al
    Performance of the BD Phoenix CPO detect assay for detection and classification of carbapenemase-producing organisms.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:979-985.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. WU Y, Yan L, Wang H, Liu H, et al
    Clinical study on empirical and diagnostic-driven (pre-emptive) therapy of voriconazole in severe aplastic anaemia patients with invasive fungal disease after intensive immunosuppressive therapy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:949-954.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. OGURA S, Kimura M, Takagi S, Mitsuki T, et al
    Characteristics of gram-negative bacteremia during febrile neutropenia among allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients on levofloxacin prophylaxis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:941-948.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. BARON SA, Pascale LM, Million M, Briantais A, et al
    Whole genome sequencing to decipher the virulence phenotype of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae responsible for liver abscess, Marseille, France.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1073-1077.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  76. HUANG C, Pan L, Shen X, Tian H, et al
    Hsp16.3 of mycobacterium tuberculosis in exosomes as a biomarker of tuberculosis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 24. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04246.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. BLACKBERG A, Morenius C, Olaison L, Berge A, et al
    Infective endocarditis caused by HACEK group bacteria-a registry-based comparative study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 14. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04240.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. HUANG L, Zhang Y, Hua L, Zhan Q, et al
    Diagnostic value of galactomannan test in non-immunocompromised critically ill patients with influenza-associated aspergillosis: data from three consecutive influenza seasons.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 10. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04228.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. NKWAGATSE T, Sturm AW
    Affinity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains for M059K microglial cells after migration through A549 alveolar epithelium.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 9. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. FELIX S, Henares D, Munoz-Almagro C, Sa-Leao R, et al
    Carriage of multiple Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular types is frequent among children with invasive pneumococcal disease.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 2. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. LIANG J, An H, Zhou J, Liu Y, et al
    Exploratory development of PCR-fluorescent probes in rapid detection of mutations associated with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 1. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04236.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. ROTHE K, Feihl S, Schneider J, Wallnofer F, et al
    Rates of bacterial co-infections and antimicrobial use in COVID-19 patients: a retrospective cohort study in light of antibiotic stewardship.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:859-869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. LI T, Wang L, Ko W, Lv Y, et al
    Genetic and phenotypic characteristics of mcr-8 positive extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from patient in China.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:901-904.
    PubMed    


  84. KOBAYASHI E, Yamaguchi K, Nagaoka R, Sakamoto S, et al
    Concomitant emphysema might increase the false-negative rate of urinary antigen tests in patients with pneumococcal pneumonia: results from a retrospective study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:871-877.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. RODRIGUEZ ALONSO B, Alonso-Sardon M, Rodrigues Almeida HM, Romero-Alegria A, et al
    Epidemiological of cat scratch disease among inpatients in the Spanish health system (1997-2015).
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:849-857.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. DING Y, Zhang J, Yao K, Gao W, et al
    Molecular characteristics of the new emerging global clone ST1193 among clinical isolates of Escherichia coli from neonatal invasive infections in China.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:833-840.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. KIM SH, Mun SJ, Ko JH, Huh K, et al
    Poor outcomes of early recurrent post-transplant bloodstream infection in living-donor liver transplant recipients.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:771-778.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. BLOISE I, Guedez-Lopez GV, Tejedor-Rodriguez M, Romero-Gomez MP, et al
    Bloodstream infection due to Herbaspirillum sp.: case series and review of literature.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:779-785.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. ANGELA A, Raffaele DP, Federica R, Adriana M, et al
    Multi-year prevalence and macrolide resistance of Mycoplasma genitalium in clinical samples from a southern Italian hospital.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:893-895.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. QIU Y, Yang J, Chen Y, Yang J, et al
    Microbiological profiles and antimicrobial resistance patterns of pediatric bloodstream pathogens in China, 2016-2018.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:739-749.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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