Health care providers ’ perceptions regarding antimicrobial stewardship programs (AMS) implementation—facilitators and challenges: a cross-sectional study in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia
Infections result from invasions of an organism into body tissues leading to diseases and complications that might eventually lead to death. Inappropriate use of antimicrobials has led to development of antimi... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - September 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mohamed A. Baraka, Hassan Alsultan, Taha Alsalman, Hussain Alaithan, Md. Ashraful Islam and Abdulsalam A. Alasseri Tags: Research Source Type: research

Detection and molecular characterization of urinary tract HIV-1 populations
Identification of all possible HIV reservoirs is an important aspect in HIV eradication efforts. The urinary tract has however not been well studied as a potential HIV reservoir. In this pilot study we molecul... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - September 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: M. L. Mzingwane, G. Hunt, R. Lassauniere, M. Kalimashe, A. Bongwe, J. Ledwaba, R. E. Chaisson, N. Martinson, K. Richter, S. M. Bowyer and C. T. Tiemessen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Nasal colonization of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of a medically important Gram-positive bacteria, which can be harboured majorly in the nasal cavity. Risk of consequent infection in a person colonized wi... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - September 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alemayehu Reta, Abeba Mengist and Asnakew Tesfahun Tags: Review Source Type: research

A systematic review of the impact of antifungal stewardship interventions in the United States
Antimicrobial resistance is a widely recognized public health threat, and stewardship interventions to combat this problem are well described. Less is known about antifungal stewardship (AFS) initiatives and t... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - August 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Emily Hart, Melanie Nguyen, Meghan Allen, Collin M. Clark and David M. Jacobs Tags: Review Source Type: research

Hepatosplenic abscesses in an immunocompetent child with cat-scratch disease from Peru
Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is a zoonotic infection caused by Bartonella henselae and B. clarridgeiae. The typical manifestations of CSD include regional lymphadenitis and fever. However, CSD can have a wide variet... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 15, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alexis Alfaro del Pozo, Michelle Angulo-Cruzado, Ricardo Amenero-Vega, Alexander Álvarez-Lulichac, Hugo Fernández-Cosavalente, Joshuan Barboza-Meca and Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prevalence of Shigella species and its drug resistance pattern in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Shigella species are a major cause of dysentery and may attribute for death worldwide. Currently antibiotic resistance became the critical challenges for management of infectious disease. The aim was to conduct a... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Siraj Hussen, Getamesay Mulatu and Zemenu Yohannes Kassa Tags: Research Source Type: research

CRISPR-cas system: biological function in microbes and its use to treat antimicrobial resistant pathogens
The development of antibiotic resistance in bacteria is a major public health threat. Infection rates of resistant pathogens continue to rise against nearly all antimicrobials, which has led to development of ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Muhammad Abu Bakr Shabbir, Muhammad Zubair Shabbir, Qin Wu, Sammina Mahmood, Abdul Sajid, Muhammad Kashif Maan, Saeed Ahmed, Umer Naveed, Haihong Hao and Zonghui Yuan Tags: Review Source Type: research

Antimicrobial consumption in three pediatric and neonatal intensive care units in Saudi Arabia: 33-month surveillance study
Despite their critical role in antimicrobial stewardship programs, data on antimicrobial consumption among the pediatric and neonatal population is limited internationally and lacking in Saudi Arabia. The curr... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Hanan H. Balkhy, Aiman El-Saed, Ali AlShehri, Mohammad Alshaalan, Omar Hijazi, Ashraf El-Metwally, Sameera M. Aljohany and Saif Al Saif Tags: Research Source Type: research

A prospective multicenter study on the evaluation of antimicrobial resistance and molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections in intensive care units with clinical and environmental features
Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii infections are considered as emerging nosocomial infections particularly in patients hospitalized in intensive care units (ICUs). Therefore, reliable detection of... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 2, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Baris Boral, Özlem Unaldi, Alper Ergin, Riza Durmaz and Özgen Köseoğlu Eser Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association of prenatal antibiotics with measures of infant adiposity and the gut microbiome
Prenatal antibiotic exposure has been associated with an altered infant gut microbiome composition and higher risk of childhood obesity, but no studies have examined if prenatal antibiotics simultaneously alte... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - June 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mingyu Zhang, Moira K. Differding, Sara E. Benjamin-Neelon, Truls Østbye, Cathrine Hoyo and Noel T. Mueller Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Microsporidial keratitis retrospectively diagnosed by ultrastructural study of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded corneal tissue: a case report
The utility of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) corneal tissue specimens for retrospective diagnosis of microsporidial keratitis was evaluated by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) analysis and the ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - June 10, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Satoru Ueno, Hiroshi Eguchi, Fumika Hotta, Masahiko Fukuda, Masatomo Kimura, Kenji Yagita, Takashi Suzuki and Shunji Kusaka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Whole-genome sequencing and characterization of an antibiotic resistant Neisseria meningitidis B isolate from a military unit in Vietnam
Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) persists in military units in Vietnam despite the availability of antibiotics and vaccines. A hindrance to reducing the incidence of IMD in Vietnam is a lack of molecular d... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - May 6, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Thach Xuan Tran, Trang Thu Le, Long Phi Trieu, Christopher M. Austin, Dong Van Quyen and Huong Minh Nguyen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Streptococcus agalactiae maternal colonization, antibiotic resistance and serotype profiles in Africa: a meta-analysis
Maternal rectovaginal colonization with Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Streptococcus or GBS) is the most common route for the GBS disease in the perinatal period. The knowledge of maternal colonization, antibi... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - March 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mucheye Gizachew, Moges Tiruneh, Feleke Moges and Belay Tessema Tags: Review Source Type: research

Late prosthetic valve endocarditis with Mycobacterium tuberculosis after the Bentall procedure
Prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) is a rare but severe complication of valve replacement surgery, with an incidence rate of 0.3 –1.2% per patient-year. At present, staphylococci are the predominant causative ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - March 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Qianqian Liu, Jialin Jin, Lingyun Shao, Shanshan Weng, Ju Zhou, Feng Li, Wenhong Zhang, Xinhua Weng and Yan Gao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Surface colonization and subsequent development of infections with multi drug resistant organisms in a neonatal intensive care unit
This study analyzes colonization of the neonates in a NICU and incidence of these colonized infants developing infections due to the colonizers. (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - March 20, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mary Dias and Juveyriya Saleem Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative evaluation of isavuconazonium sulfate, voriconazole, and posaconazole for the management of invasive fungal infections in an academic medical center
This study aimed to c... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - March 20, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Edward T. Van Matre, Shelby L. Evans, Scott W. Mueller, Robert MacLaren, Douglas N. Fish and Tyree H. Kiser Tags: Research Source Type: research

Frugivorous bats in the Colombian Caribbean region are reservoirs of the rabies virus
Bats are an important ecological group within ecosystems. The rabies virus is a Lyssavirus, and haematophagous bats are the principal reservoir; however, the virus has also been detected in non-haematophagous bat... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - March 19, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alfonso Calder ón, Camilo Guzmán, Salim Mattar, Virginia Rodríguez, Arles Acosta and Caty Martínez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Plasma cell-free DNA: a potential biomarker for early prediction of severe dengue
Considerable progress has been made in dengue management, however the lack of appropriate predictors of severity has led to huge number of unwanted admissions mostly decided on the grounds of warning signs. Ap... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - March 13, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong, Dao Huy Manh, Shyam Prakash Dumre, Shusaku Mizukami, Lan Nguyen Weiss, Nguyen Van Thuong, Tran Thi Ngoc Ha, Le Hong Phuc, Tran Van An, Thuan Minh Tieu, Mohamed Gomaa Kamel, Mostafa Ebraheem Morra, Vu Thi Que Huong, Nguyen Tien Huy Tags: Research Source Type: research

Migration crisis in Venezuela and its impact on HIV in other countries: the case of Colombia
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Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - March 8, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alfonso J. Rodr íguez-Morales, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana, Miguel Morales, José A. Suárez and Ernesto Martínez-Buitrago Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Characterization of the clonal profile of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from patients with early post-operative orthopedic implant based infections
To analyze the molecular epidemiology and to compare between the major methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus biotypes for association with patient characteristics who had an implant for closed fracture and ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - February 13, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sonia Jain, Rukhsana Chowdhury, Mousumi Datta, Goutam Chowdhury and Asish Kumar Mukhopadhyay Tags: Research Source Type: research

Accurate identification and epidemiological characterization of Burkholderia cepacia complex: an update
Bacteria belonging to the Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) are among the most important pathogens isolated from cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and in hospital acquired infections (HAI). Accurate identification o... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - February 4, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Naveen Kumar Devanga Ragupathi and Balaji Veeraraghavan Tags: Review Source Type: research

Antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP): an effective implementing technique for the therapy efficiency of meropenem and vancomycin antibiotics in Iranian pediatric patients
Antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) is a distinguished method to improve the prescription and efficacy of antibiotics. (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - January 29, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Aliakbar Rahbarimanesh, Sayed Yousef Mojtahedi, Payman Sadeghi, Maryam Ghodsi, Sara Kianfar, Leila Khedmat, Saeedreza Jamali Moghadam Siyahkali, Mohammad Kaji Yazdi and Anahita Izadi Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of malaria rapid diagnostic tests results on antimicrobial prescription practices of health care workers in Burkina Faso
Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) are widely used in endemic areas in order to comply with the recommendation that malaria treatment should only be given after the clinical diagnosis has been confirmed by R... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - January 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Massa dit Achille Bonko, Francois Kiemde, Marc Christian Tahita, Palpouguini Lompo, Athanase M. Some, Halidou Tinto, Michael Boele van Hensbroek, Petra F. Mens and Henk D. F. H. Schallig Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hypermucoviscous and aerobactin positive) infection over 6 years in the elderly in China: antimicrobial resistance patterns, molecular epidemiology and risk factor
The definition of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKp), traditionally regarded as hypermucoviscosity, is controversial. However, data based on both phenotype (hypermucoviscous) and genetic (aerobactin) crit... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - January 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Chao Liu and Jun Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Streptococcus agalactiae from Ethiopian pregnant women; prevalence, associated factors and antimicrobial resistance: alarming for prophylaxis
Maternal Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Streptococcus, GBS) colonization rates and its antibiotic resistance patterns provide important information useful in guiding prevention strategies. There is a paucity o... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - January 19, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mucheye Gizachew, Moges Tiruneh, Feleke Moges, Mulat Adefris, Zemene Tigabu and Belay Tessema Tags: Research Source Type: research

Application of next-generation sequencing to detect variants of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: genotype –phenotype correlation
Drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) is a major health issue worldwide. Recently, next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology has begun to be used to detect resistance genes of MTB. We aimed to ass... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - January 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dae-Hyun Ko, Eun Jin Lee, Su-Kyung Lee, Han-Sung Kim, So Youn Shin, Jungwon Hyun, Jae-Seok Kim, Wonkeun Song and Hyun Soo Kim Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of Acinetobacter baumannii in Saudi Arabia: risk factors, antimicrobial resistance patterns and mechanisms of carbapenem resistance
Acinetobacter baumannii is an important opportunistic pathogen due to its capabilities for developing mechanisms of resistance to a wide range of antimicrobial agents including carbapenems. This review described ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - January 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mutasim E. Ibrahim Tags: Review Source Type: research

Cerebrospinal fluid penetration of very high-dose meropenem: a case report
Standard dosing of meropenem (2 g t.i.d.) produces CSF concentrations of only 1 –2 mg/L which is inferior to the clinical breakpoint for most Gram-negative bacteria. There is therefore concern that dosing must ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - December 29, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Thomas Kerz, Friederike D. von Loewenich, Jason Roberts, Axel Neulen and Florian Ringel Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

In vivo efficacy of tobramycin-loaded synthetic calcium phosphate beads in a rabbit model of staphylococcal osteomyelitis
Osteomyelitis is an acute or chronic inflammatory process of the bone following infection with pyogenic organisms like Staphylococcus aureus. Tobramycin (TOB) is a promising aminoglycoside antibiotic used to trea... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - December 28, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Godday Anebow Lulu, Arunkumar Karunanidhi, Loqman Mohamad Yusof, Yusuf Abba, Fazlin Mohd Fauzi and Fauziah Othman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Metagenomic next-generation sequencing as a diagnostic tool for toxoplasmic encephalitis
More than 100 different pathogens can cause encephalitis. Testing of all the neurological pathogens by conventional methods can be difficult. Metagenomic next-generation sequencing (NGS) could identify the inf... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - December 26, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Zhiliang Hu, Xing Weng, Chunhua Xu, Yang Lin, Cong Cheng, Hongxia Wei and Wei Chen Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Detection of bacterial DNA from central venous catheter removed from patients by next generation sequencing: a preliminary clinical study
Catheter-related infection (CRI) is one of the serious challenges in clinical practice. This preliminary clinical study aimed to examine whether next-generation sequencing (NGS) targeting 16S rDNA, which was P... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - December 22, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ken-ichi Okuda, Yutaka Yoshii, Satomi Yamada, Akio Chiba, Ippei Hironaka, Seiji Hori, Katsuhiko Yanaga and Yoshimitsu Mizunoe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Identification of pathogens in culture-negative infective endocarditis cases by metagenomic analysis
Pathogens identification is critical for the proper diagnosis and precise treatment of infective endocarditis (IE). Although blood and valve cultures are the gold standard for IE pathogens detection, many case... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - December 20, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jun Cheng, Huan Hu, Yue Kang, Weizhi Chen, Wei Fang, Kaijuan Wang, Qian Zhang, Aisi Fu, Shuilian Zhou, Chen Cheng, Qingqing Cao, Feiyan Wang, Shela Lee and Zhou Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Adherent/invasive Escherichia coli (AIEC) isolates from asymptomatic people: new E. coli ST131 O25:H4/H30-Rx virotypes
The widespread Escherichia coli clone ST131 implicated in multidrug-resistant infections has been recently reported, the majority belonging to O25:H4 serotype and classified into five main virotypes in accordance... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - December 10, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Edwin Barrios-Villa, Gerardo Cort és-Cortés, Patricia Lozano-Zaraín, Margarita María de la Paz Arenas-Hernández, Claudia Fabiola Martínez de la Peña, Ygnacio Martínez-Laguna, Carmen Torres and Rosa del Carmen Rocha-Gracia Tags: Research Source Type: research

Microbial virulence, molecular epidemiology and pathogenic factors of fluoroquinolone-resistant Haemophilus influenzae infections in Guangzhou, China
Fluoroquinolone-resistant Haemophilus influenzae (FRHI) has been reported worldwide but remain unclear in China. (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - November 23, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dingqiang Chen, Shuxian Wen, Donghua Feng, Ruirui Xu, Junyan Liu, Brian M. Peters, Danhong Su, Yongping Lin, Ling Yang, Zhenbo Xu and Mark E. Shirtliff Tags: Research Source Type: research

Culture- and PCR-based detection of BV associated microbiological profile of the removed IUDs and correlation with the time period of IUD in place and the presence of the symptoms of genital tract infection
The long-term use of intrauterine devices (IUDs) may lead to biofilm formation on the surface. The aim of this study was to perform the culture- and PCR-based detection of bacteria/fungi from the biofilm of th... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - November 22, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Andr ás Ádám, Zoltán Pál, Gabriella Terhes, Márta Szűcs, Israel David Gabay and Edit Urbán Tags: Research Source Type: research

Appropriateness of empiric antimicrobial therapy with imipenem/colistin in severe septic patients: observational cohort study
Empiric antimicrobial therapy (EAMT) using imipenem/colistin is commonly prescribed as a first line therapy in critically ill patients with severe sepsis. We aimed to assess the appropriateness of prescribing ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - November 16, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ahlem Trifi, Sami Abdellatif, Cyrine Abdennebi, Foued Daly, Rochdi Nasri, Yosr Touil and Salah Ben Lakhal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clindamycin suppresses virulence expression in inducible clindamycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
Clindamycin is a protein synthesis inhibitory agent that has the ability to suppress the expression of virulence factors in Staphylococcus aureus. Recent guidelines recommend the use of clindamycin for the treatm... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - October 20, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Elisabeth Hodille, C édric Badiou, Caroline Bouveyron, Michèle Bes, Anne Tristan, François Vandenesch, Gérard Lina and Oana Dumitrescu Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Impact of the use of local fidaxomicin treatment algorithms for managing Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized patients in southeastern United States
Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) is a major public health threat that results in increased length of stay, hospital readmissions, deaths, and economic burden. CDAD treatment is often guided by sev... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - October 11, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jonathan C. Cho, Sandy J. Estrada, Jamie J. Kisgen, Angelina Davis and Laura Puzniak Tags: Research Source Type: research

An update on gastrointestinal endoscopy-associated infections and their contributing factors
During clinical use, gastrointestinal endoscopes are grossly contaminated with patient ’s native flora. These endoscopes undergo reprocessing to prevent infectious transmission upon future use. Endoscopy-associ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - October 10, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Charles Eugenio McCafferty, Marra Jai Aghajani, David Abi-Hanna, Iain Bruce Gosbell and Slade Owen Jensen Tags: Review Source Type: research

Mycetoma: a clinical dilemma in resource limited settings
Mycetoma is a chronic mutilating disease of the skin and the underlying tissues caused by fungi or bacteria. Although recently included in the list of neglected tropical diseases by the World Health Organizati... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - August 10, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Pembi Emmanuel, Shyam Prakash Dumre, Stephen John, Juntra Karbwang and Kenji Hirayama Tags: Review Source Type: research

An evaluation of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli isolates in urinary tract infections from Aguascalientes, Mexico: cross-sectional study
Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) are one of the main bacteria causing urinary tract infections (UTIs). The rates of UPEC with high resistance towards antibiotics and multidrug-resistant bacteria have increas... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 24, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Flor Y. Ram írez-Castillo, Adriana C. Moreno-Flores, Francisco J. Avelar-González, Francisco Márquez-Díaz, Josée Harel and Alma L. Guerrero-Barrera Tags: Research Source Type: research

The Dengue virus in Nepal: gaps in diagnosis and surveillance
The introduction of the dengue virus (DENV) in Nepal is recent, first reports date back to 2004 from a Japanese traveller and limited information is available about DENV infection in the Nepali population. Wit... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 16, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Birendra Prasad Gupta, Andrea Haselbeck, Jerome H. Kim, Florian Marks and Tarun Saluja Tags: Review Source Type: research

Overexpression of eis without a mutation in promoter region of amikacin- and kanamycin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical strain
Aminoglycosides such as amikacin and kanamycin are effective injectable second-line drugs for treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Molecular mechanisms underlying aminoglycoside resistance are not we... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 16, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Angkanang Sowajassatakul, Therdsak Prammananan, Angkana Chaiprasert and Saranya Phunpruch Tags: Research Source Type: research

Streptococcus pyogenes-purpura fulminans as an invasive form of group A streptococcal infection
We reported a pediatric case of S. pyogenes-... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 9, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sayaka Okuzono, Masataka Ishimura, Shunsuke Kanno, Motoshi Sonoda, Noriyuki Kaku, Yoshitomo Motomura, Hisanori Nishio, Utako Oba, Masuo Hanada, Jun-ichi Fukushi, Michiyo Urata, Dongchon Kang, Hidetoshi Takada and Shouichi Ohga Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Predictor of multidrug resistant tuberculosis in southwestern part of Ethiopia: a case control study
Curable disease tuberculosis is becoming incurable or difficult to treat due to drug resistance. Multi drug resistance tuberculosis is a major health problem for less developed countries. Development of drug r... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - July 3, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dabesa Gobena, Gemechu Ameya, Kinfe Haile, Getaneh Abreha, Yoseph Worku and Tessema Debela Tags: Research Source Type: research

Vonoprazan-based triple therapy is non-inferior to susceptibility-guided proton pump inhibitor-based triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication
All Helicobacter pylori-infected patients are recommended for eradication with an appropriate regimen in each geographic area. The choice of the therapy is somewhat dependent on the antimicrobial susceptibility. ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - June 28, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Hiroki Tanabe, Keiichi Yoshino, Katsuyoshi Ando, Yoshiki Nomura, Katsuhisa Ohta, Kiichi Satoh, Eiichiro Ichiishi, Akiei Ishizuka, Takaaki Otake, Yutaka Kohgo, Mikihiro Fujiya and Toshikatsu Okumura Tags: Research Source Type: research

The draft genomes and investigation of serotype distribution, antimicrobial resistance of group B Streptococcus strains isolated from urine in Suzhou, China
The group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a human commensal bacterium, which is capable of causing several infectious diseases in infants, and people with chronic diseases. GBS has been the most common cause of infectio... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - June 26, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yong Guo, Xiao Deng, Yuan Liang, Liang Zhang, Guo-Ping Zhao and Yan Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Antimicrobial misuse in pediatric urinary tract infections: recurrences and renal scarring
This study was conducted to detect the uropathogen, antimicrobial susceptibility, pathogen associated with recurrences and ren... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - June 25, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jayaweera Arachchige Asela Sampath Jayaweera and Mohommed Reyes Tags: Research Source Type: research

Infectious disease burden and antibiotic prescribing in primary care in Israel
Antibiotics are frequently prescribed at many of the visits to primary care clinics, often for conditions for which they provide no benefit, including viral respiratory tract infections. (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - June 9, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Marcelo Low, Ronit Almog, Ran D. Balicer, Nicky Liberman, Raul Raz, Avi Peretz and Orna Nitzan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Detection of urinary Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium and human papilloma virus in the first trimester of pregnancy by PCR method
Miscarriage and preterm delivery are the most important challenges of pregnancy. Different bacterial and viral infection may cause miscarriage and preterm delivery. Among bacterial factors, Mycoplasma genitalium ... (Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials)
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - June 4, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Monireh Rahimkhani, A. Mordadi and M. Gilanpour Tags: Research Source Type: research