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    March 2021
  1. NORDBERG V, Iversen A, Tidell A, Ininbergs K, et al
    A decade of neonatal sepsis caused by gram-negative bacilli-a retrospective matched cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 24. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04211.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  2. FRIEDMAN N, Yochpaz S, Zirkin S, Herzlich J, et al
    C-reactive protein and the neonatal early-onset sepsis calculator for the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 14. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04156.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  3. D'ONOFRIO V, Van Steenkiste E, Meersman A, Waumans L, et al
    Differentiating influenza from COVID-19 in patients presenting with suspected sepsis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 3. pii: 10.1007/s10096-020-04109.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  4. GUARINO M, Gambuti E, Alfano F, De Giorgi A, et al
    Predicting in-hospital mortality for sepsis: a comparison between qSOFA and modified qSOFA in a 2-year single-centre retrospective analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Oct 28. pii: 10.1007/s10096-020-04086.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  5. YOSHIDA J, Tamura T, Otani K, Inoue M, et al
    Mortality related to drug-resistant organisms in surgical sepsis-3: an 8-year time trend study using sequential organ failure assessment scores.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 21. pii: 10.1007/s10096-020-04037.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  6. YANG KD, He Y, Xiao S, Ai Q, et al
    Identification of progranulin as a novel diagnostic biomarker for early-onset sepsis in neonates.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 27. pii: 10.1007/s10096-020-03981.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. PEROVIC O, Ismail H, Quan V, Bamford C, et al
    Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in patients with bacteraemia at tertiary hospitals in South Africa, 2015 to 2018.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:1287-1294.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. JASUJA JK, Zimmermann S, Burckhardt I
    Evaluation of EUCAST rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing (RAST) for positive blood cultures in clinical practice using a total lab automation.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:1305-1313.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. KENIG A, Salameh S, Gershinsky Y, Amit S, et al
    Blood cultures of adult patients discharged from the emergency department-is the safety net reliable?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:1261-1269.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  10. OBERHETTINGER P, Zieger J, Autenrieth I, Marschal M, et al
    Evaluation of two rapid molecular test systems to establish an algorithm for fast identification of bacterial pathogens from positive blood cultures.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:1147-1157.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. CHERKAOUI A, Renzi G, Azam N, Schorderet D, et al
    Rapid identification by MALDI-TOF/MS and antimicrobial disk diffusion susceptibility testing for positive blood cultures after a short incubation on the WASPLab.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:1063-1070.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2020
  12. PAPADIMITRIOU-OLIVGERIS M, Kolonitsiou F, Karamouzos V, Tsilipounidaki K, et al
    Molecular characteristics and predictors of mortality among Gram-positive bacteria isolated from bloodstream infections in critically ill patients during a 5-year period (2012-2016).
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:863-869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. LIEBER SB, Alpert N, Fowler ML, Shmerling RH, et al
    Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with septic arthritis treated without surgery.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:897-901.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  14. DINC G, Eren E, Kontas O, Doganay M, et al
    The efficacy of mesenchymal stem cell therapy in experimental sepsis induced by carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae in neutropenic mice model.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 30. pii: 10.1007/s10096-020-03910.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. LAUPLAND KB, Pasquill K, Dagasso G, Parfitt EC, et al
    Population-based risk factors for community-onset bloodstream infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:753-758.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. RECIO R, Sanchez-Diener I, Viedma E, Melendez-Carmona MA, et al
    Pathogenic characteristics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia isolates in a high-endemicity setting for ST175 and ST235 high-risk clones.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:671-678.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  17. CHEN XC, Xu J, Wu DP
    Clinical characteristics and implications of mixed candida/bacterial bloodstream infections in patients with hematological diseases.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 13. pii: 10.1007/s10096-020-03863.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. NASSAR R, Hazan G, Leibovitz E, Ling G, et al
    Central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections in children diagnosed with intestinal failure in Southern Israel.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:517-525.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. HEMMERSBACH-MILLER M, Alexander BD, Pieper CF, Schmader KE, et al
    Age matters: older age as a risk factor for CMV reactivation in the CMV serostatus-positive kidney transplant recipient.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:455-463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  20. VILHONEN J, Vuopio J, Vahlberg T, Grondahl-Yli-Hannuksela K, et al
    Group a streptococcal bacteremias in Southwest Finland 2007-2018: epidemiology and role of infectious diseases consultation in antibiotic treatment selection.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 25. pii: 10.1007/s10096-020-03851.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  21. RYU BH, Lee SC, Kim M, Eom Y, et al
    Impact of neutropenia on the clinical outcomes of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients with hematologic malignancies: a 10-year experience in a tertiary care hospital.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Jan 10. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03802.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. ULLBERG M, Ozenci V
    Identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria from positive blood cultures using the Accelerate Pheno system.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:139-149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. VAN DEN POEL B, Meersseman P, Debaveye Y, Klak A, et al
    Performance and potential clinical impact of Alfred60(AST) (Alifax(R)) for direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing on positive blood culture bottles.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:53-63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2019
  24. LEE YM, Chong YP, Kim M, Eom Y, et al
    Long-term methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia persisting for more than 2 weeks: risk factors and outcomes.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 23. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03795.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. SCHLIEVERT PM
    Effect of non-absorbent intravaginal menstrual/contraceptive products on Staphylococcus aureus and production of the superantigen TSST-1.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 18. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03685.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. DIKTAS H, Uysal S, Erdem H, Cag Y, et al
    A novel id-iri score: development and internal validation of the multivariable community acquired sepsis clinical risk prediction model.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 10. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03781.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. LEIKEIM RSM, Kesselmeier M, Loffler B, Rodel J, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy and clinical impact of loop-mediated isothermal amplification for rapid detection of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a retrospective observational study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 10. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03773.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. HURLEY JC
    Incidence of coagulase-negative staphylococcal bacteremia among ICU patients: decontamination studies as a natural experiment.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 4. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03763.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. NAMIKAWA H, Niki M, Niki M, Yamada K, et al
    Clinical and virulence factors related to the 30-day mortality of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia at a tertiary hospital: a case-control study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:2291-2297.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. CHUNG Y, Kim IH, Han M, Kim HS, et al
    A comparative evaluation of BACT/ALERT FA PLUS and FN PLUS blood culture bottles and BD BACTEC Plus Aerobic and Anaerobic blood culture bottles for antimicrobial neutralization.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:2229-2233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
  31. GHAITH DM, Zafer MM, Said HM, Elanwary S, et al
    Genetic diversity of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae causing neonatal sepsis in intensive care unit, Cairo, Egypt.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 26. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03761.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. KAYIN M, Mert B, Aydemir S, Ozenci V, et al
    Comparison of rapid BACpro(R) II, Sepsityper(R) kit and in-house preparation methods for direct identification of bacteria from blood cultures by MALDI-TOF MS with and without Sepsityper(R) module analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:2133-2143.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. TANIZAKI R, Ichikawa S, Takemura Y
    Clinical impact of perinephric fat stranding detected on computed tomography in patients with acute pyelonephritis: a retrospective observational study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:2185-2192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. KIM SH, Kang CI, Huh K, Cho SY, et al
    Evaluating the optimal dose of teicoplanin with therapeutic drug monitoring: not too high for adverse event, not too low for treatment efficacy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:2113-2120.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. ZADKA H, Raykhshtat E, Uralev B, Bishouty N, et al
    The implementation of rapid microbial identification via MALDI-ToF reduces mortality in gram-negative but not gram-positive bacteremia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:2053-2059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  36. RASMUSSEN M, Mohlin AW, Nilson B
    From contamination to infective endocarditis-a population-based retrospective study of Corynebacterium isolated from blood cultures.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 4. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03698.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. MONECKE S, Syed MA, Khan MA, Ahmed S, et al
    Genotyping of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from sepsis patients in Pakistan and detection of antibodies against staphylococcal virulence factors.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 3. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03695.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. ALONSO B, Latorre MC, Cruces R, Ampuero D, et al
    Evaluation of the Alfred turbidity monitoring system (Alifax(R)) following sonication in the diagnosis of central venous catheter colonization.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1737-1742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. GHANEM-ZOUBI N, Qasum M, Khoury J, Zorbavel D, et al
    The association between fluconazole dose and MIC with mortality and persistence in candidemia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1773-1780.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. SANCHEZ-CARRILLO C, Pescador P, Ricote R, Fuentes J, et al
    Evaluation of the Alfred AST(R) system for rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing directly from positive blood cultures.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1665-1670.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  41. STENMARK B, Hellmark B, Soderquist B
    Genomic analysis of Staphylococcus capitis isolated from blood cultures in neonates at a neonatal intensive care unit in Sweden.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 9. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03647.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. PARK JH, Jung J, Kim MJ, Sung H, et al
    Incidence, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis bacteremia in a tertiary hospital: comparison with S. agalactiae bacteremia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 7. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03667.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. VANDERSCHELDEN A, Lelubre C, Richard T, Lali SE, et al
    Outcome of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteremia: impact of diabetes.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 5. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03659.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. LAVOIGNET CE, Le Borgne P, Chabrier S, Bidoire J, et al
    White blood cell count and eosinopenia as valuable tools for the diagnosis of bacterial infections in the ED.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1523-1532.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. ORSETTI E, Brescini L, Mazzanti S, Trave F, et al
    Central venous catheter unrelated candidemia influences the outcome of infection in patients with solid tumors.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1499-1505.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. LANGE A, Cajander S, Magnuson A, Sunden-Cullberg J, et al
    Plasma concentrations of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor (SLPI) differ depending on etiology and severity in community-onset bloodstream infection.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1425-1434.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. MACVANE SH, Raux BR, Smith TT
    Evaluation of rapid polymerase chain reaction-based organism identification of gram-positive cocci for patients with a single positive blood culture.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1471-1479.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. SAUGET M, Bouiller K, Richard M, Chagrot J, et al
    Increasing incidence of bloodstream infections due to Staphylococcus aureus clonal complex 398 in a French hospital between 2010 and 2017.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 1. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03653.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  49. SOUHAIL B, Le Marechal M, Manuello R, Chretien R, et al
    Antibiotic therapy for Enterococcus bacteraemia: warning for the antimicrobial stewardship team.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jul 26. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03645.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. HALAVAARA M, Jaaskelainen IH, Hagberg L, Jarvinen A, et al
    Factors associated with blood culture positivity in patients with complicated skin and skin structure infection-a population-based study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1351-1357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. INAN A, Erdem H, Elaldi N, Gulsun S, et al
    Brucellosis in pregnancy: results of multicenter ID-IRI study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1261-1268.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. PIZZINI A, Kurz K, Orth-Hoeller D, Fille M, et al
    The impact of bacteremia on lipoprotein concentrations and patient's outcome: a retrospective analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1279-1286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
  53. VAN DE GROEP K, Bos MP, Varkila MRJ, Savelkoul PHM, et al
    Moderate positive predictive value of a multiplex real-time PCR on whole blood for pathogen detection in critically ill patients with sepsis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 26. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03616.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. RYU BH, Hong J, Jung J, Kim MJ, et al
    Clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of Enterococcus durans bacteremia: a 20-year experience in a tertiary care hospital.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 26. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. GRANDE E, Grippo F, Frova L, Pantosti A, et al
    The increase of sepsis-related mortality in Italy: a nationwide study, 2003-2015.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 11. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03601.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. FREROT A, Baud O, Colella M, Taibi L, et al
    Cord blood procalcitonin level and early-onset sepsis in extremely preterm infants.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 1. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03593.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. LOPEZ-PINTOR JM, Navarro-San Francisco C, Sanchez-Lopez J, Garcia-Caballero A, et al
    Direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing from the blood culture pellet obtained for MALDI-TOF identification of Enterobacterales and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:1095-1104.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  58. WARD L, Andreassen S, Astrup JJ, Rahmani Z, et al
    Clinical- vs. model-based selection of patients suspected of sepsis for direct-from-blood rapid diagnostics in the emergency department: a retrospective study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 May 11. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03581.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. BOTTINO P, Rapallo F, Gamalero E, Rocchetti A, et al
    Performance of a new combination of blood culture vials in sepsis detection: a 2-year retrospective comparison.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 May 8. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. PEUCHANT O, Issa N, Machelart I, Greib C, et al
    What is the time-to-positivity of blood cultures in infective endocarditis?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 May 3. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03566.
    PubMed    


  61. GEHRING T, Kim H, Hoerauf A, Buechler C, et al
    A prospective study on the effect of time-shifted telephone reporting of blood culture microscopy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:973-975.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. SLEKOVEC C, Robert J, van der Mee-Marquet N, Berthelot P, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from infected ICU patients: a French multicenter 2012-2013 study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:921-926.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. COURJON J, Chirio D, Demonchy E, Michelangeli C, et al
    Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid+aminoglycoside as empirical antibiotic treatment in severe community-acquired infections with diagnostic uncertainty.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:895-901.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. REN J, Lin Q, Chen W, Lin C, et al
    G-CSF-primed haplo-identical HSCT with intensive immunosuppressive and myelosuppressive treatments does not increase the risk of pre-engraftment bloodstream infection: a multicenter case-control study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:865-876.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. SOUSA A, Perez-Rodriguez MT, Suarez M, Val N, et al
    Short- versus long-course therapy in gram-negative bacilli bloodstream infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:851-857.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  66. XINI A, Pistiki A, Lada M, Giamarellos-Bourboulis EJ, et al
    Association of the early absolute CD64-expressing neutrophil count and sepsis outcome.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 23. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03507.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. DELERUE T, Cordel H, Delerue T, Figoni J, et al
    Prediction of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection: do we need rapid diagnostic tests?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 13. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03556.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. NEVO A, Golomb D, Lifshitz D, Yahav D, et al
    Predicting the risk of sepsis and causative organisms following urinary stones removal using urinary versus stone and stent cultures.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 10. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03555.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. HARTMAN SJF, Boeddha NP, Ekinci E, Koch BCP, et al
    Target attainment of cefotaxime in critically ill children with meningococcal septic shock as a model for cefotaxime dosing in severe pediatric sepsis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 9. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. ATAMNA A, Hamud H, Daud W, Shochat T, et al
    Chronic use of oral iron supplements is associated with poor clinical outcomes in patients with gram-negative bacteremia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:689-693.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. KLOTZ C, Courjon J, Michelangeli C, Demonchy E, et al
    Adherence to antibiotic guidelines for erysipelas or cellulitis is associated with a favorable outcome.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:703-709.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
  72. SAN-JUAN R, Martinez-Redondo I, Fernandez-Ruiz M, Ruiz-Ruigomez M, et al
    A short course of antibiotic treatment is safe after catheter withdrawal in catheter-related bloodstream infections due to coagulase-negative staphylococci.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 28. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03545.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. ANDERSSON M, Ostholm-Balkhed A, Fredrikson M, Holmbom M, et al
    Delay of appropriate antibiotic treatment is associated with high mortality in patients with community-onset sepsis in a Swedish setting.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 25. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03529.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. DEASY EC, Brennan GI, Tecklenborg SC, Umeh C, et al
    A molecular epidemiological investigation of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus causing bloodstream infections in Ireland, 2006-2017.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 23. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03523.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. AGNELLI C, Valerio M, Bouza E, Vena A, et al
    Persistent Candidemia in adults: underlying causes and clinical significance in the antifungal stewardship era.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:607-614.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. HORING S, Massarani AS, Loffler B, Rodel J, et al
    Rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing in blood culture diagnostics performed by direct inoculation using the VITEK(R)-2 and BD Phoenix platforms.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:471-478.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  77. JORGENSEN SCJ, Lagnf AM, Bhatia S, Rybak MJ, et al
    A new simplified predictive model for mortality in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 8. pii: 10.1007/s10096-018-03464.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. FALCON R, Mateo E, Oltra R, Gimenez E, et al
    Vancomycin MICs and risk of complicated bacteremia by glycopeptide-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 6. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03500.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. BAE M, In Kim H, Park JH, Ryu BH, et al
    Improvement of blood culture contamination rate, blood volume, and true positive rate after introducing a dedicated phlebotomy team.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:325-330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. GIACOBBE DR, Signori A, Tumbarello M, Ungaro R, et al
    Desirability of outcome ranking (DOOR) for comparing diagnostic tools and early therapeutic choices in patients with suspected candidemia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:413-417.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. LE PAGE S, Dubourg G, Baron SA, Rolain JM, et al
    No global increase in resistance to antibiotics: a snapshot of resistance from 2001 to 2016 in Marseille, France.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:395-407.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  82. SHI H, Kang CI, Cho SY, Huh K, et al
    Follow-up blood cultures add little value in the management of bacteremic urinary tract infections.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 28. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03484.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. ARNAU-BARRES I, Guerri-Fernandez R, Luque S, Sorli L, et al
    Serum albumin is a strong predictor of sepsis outcome in elderly patients.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 24. pii: 10.1007/s10096-019-03478.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. LI Q, Li Y, Yi Q, Suo F, et al
    Prognostic roles of time to positivity of blood culture in children with Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 24. pii: 10.1007/s10096-018-03443.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. GARCIA-RODRIGUEZ JF, Bardan-Garcia B, Pena-Rodriguez MF, Alvarez-Diaz H, et al
    Meropenem antimicrobial stewardship program: clinical, economic, and antibiotic resistance impact.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;38:161-170.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2018
  86. GHANEM-ZOUBI N, Zorbavel D, Khoury J, Geffen Y, et al
    The association between treatment appropriateness according to EUCAST and CLSI breakpoints and mortality among patients with candidemia: a retrospective observational study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018;37:2397-2404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. CARLSEN S, Boel J, Jarlov JO, Gjorup I, et al
    The effect of short-course gentamicin therapy on kidney function in patients with bacteraemia-a retrospective cohort study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018;37:2307-2312.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. CATTOIR L, Coorevits L, Leroux-Roels I, Claeys G, et al
    Improving timelines in reporting results from positive blood cultures: simulation of impact of rapid identification on therapy on a real-life cohort.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018;37:2253-2260.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
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    Evaluation of the Bruker(R) MBT Sepsityper IVD module for the identification of polymicrobial blood cultures with MALDI-TOF MS.
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