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  1. This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of disk diffusion and Etest methods, compared to that of the broth dilution reference method for identifying beta-lactam susceptibilities of Penicillin-Resistant, Ampi...

    Authors: Natália Conceição, Wellington Francisco Rodrigues, Kessys Lorrânya Peralta de Oliveira, Lucas Emanuel Pinheiro da Silva, Laís Rezende Cardoso de Souza, Cristina da de Cunha Hueb Barata Oliveira and Adriana Gonçalves de Oliveira

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:43

    Content type: Short report

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  2. Colistin is considered as one of the last-resort antibiotics and reliable antimicrobial susceptibility testing is therefore crucial. The reference standard for AST according to EUCAST and CLSI is broth microdi...

    Authors: Erlangga Yusuf, Mireille van Westreenen, Wil Goessens and Peter Croughs

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:42

    Content type: Research

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  3. A novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), causing an emerging coronavirus disease (COVID-19), first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which has taken a catastrophic turn with high toll rates in China and ...

    Authors: Ali A. Rabaan, Shamsah H. Al-Ahmed, Ranjit Sah, Ruchi Tiwari, Mohd. Iqbal Yatoo, Shailesh Kumar Patel, Mamta Pathak, Yashpal Singh Malik, Kuldeep Dhama, Karam Pal Singh, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana, Shafiul Haque, Dayron F. Martinez-Pulgarin, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales and Hakan Leblebicioglu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:40

    Content type: Review

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  4. Majocchi's granuloma is an uncommon fungal infection of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. The most frequently identified cause of Majocchi’s granuloma is anthropophilic Trichophyton rubrum, and it is most commo...

    Authors: Yun-yan Zheng, Yue Li, Ming-yan Chen, Qian-yun Mei and Ru-zhi Zhang

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:39

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Nocardia takedensis was first isolated in 2005, from soil in Japan. We report here two cases of lymphangitis in France (2012–2017) caused by N. takedensis both occurring after skin injury while gardening, which e...

    Authors: Romain Lotte, Alicia Chevalier, Sabine Dantas, Nicolas Degand, Alice Gaudart, Pierre-Simon Rörhlich, Laurent Boyer, Veronica Rodriguez-Nava, Pascal Del Giudice and Raymond Ruimy

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:38

    Content type: Short report

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  6. Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP), which is ionized gas produced at atmospheric pressure, could be a novel and potent antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of infected wounds. Previously we have shown that CAP g...

    Authors: Gabrielle S. Dijksteel, Magda M. W. Ulrich, Marcel Vlig, Ana Sobota, Esther Middelkoop and Bouke K. H. L. Boekema

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:37

    Content type: Research

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  7. Raoultella are Gram-negative rod-shaped aerobic bacteria which grow in water and soil. They mostly cause nosocomial infections associated with surgical procedures. This case study is the first report of a Raoulte...

    Authors: Tafese Beyene Tufa, Andre Fuchs, Torsten Feldt, Desalegn Tadesse Galata, Colin R. Mackenzie, Klaus Pfeffer and Dieter Häussinger

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:36

    Content type: Case report

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  8. A drug-oriented antibiotic stewardship intervention targeting tigecycline utilization was launched at Makassed General Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon, in 2016 as a part of a comprehensive Antibiotic Stewardship Pro...

    Authors: Rima Moghnieh, Dania Abdallah, Lyn Awad, Marwa Jadayel, Nicholas Haddad, Hani Tamim, Aline Zaiter, Diana-Caroline Awwad, Loubna Sinno, Salam El-Hassan, Rawad Lakkis, Rabab Khalil and Tamima Jisr

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:35

    Content type: Research

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  9. Cytomegalovirus infection is one of the most common complications after solid organ transplantation. There have been several classes of antiviral drugs for the prevention of cytomegalovirus infection, such as ...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Tao Zhou, Mingzhu Huang, Guangxiang Gu and Qiang Xia

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:34

    Content type: Research

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  10. To assess the effects of nasal decontamination on preventing surgical site infections (SSIs) in people who are Staphylococcus aureus carriers undergoing different types of surgeries and diverse measures of decolo...

    Authors: Jia Tang, Jiangjin Hui, Jing Ma and Chen Mingquan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:33

    Content type: Research

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  11. The vast majority of patients with peritonsillar abscess (PTA) recover uneventfully on abscess drainage and antibiotic therapy. However, occasionally patient´s condition deteriorates as the infection spread in...

    Authors: Tejs Ehlers Klug, Thomas Greve and Malene Hentze

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:32

    Content type: Review

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  12. Urinary tract infections (UTI) are mostly caused by bacteria. Urine cultures are usually a definitive measure to select the appropriate antibiotics for the elimination of a uropathogen and subsequent recovery ...

    Authors: Kukwah Anthony Tufon, Djike Puepi Yolande Fokam, Youmbi Sylvain Kouanou and Henry Dilonga Meriki

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:31

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Authors: Cecilia Acuti Martellucci, Ranjit Sah, Ali A. Rabaan, Kuldeep Dhama, Cristina Casalone, Kovy Arteaga-Livias, Toyoaki Sawano, Akihiko Ozaki, Divya Bhandari, Asaka Higuchi, Yasuhiro Kotera, Zareena Fathah, Namrata Roy, Mohammed Ateeq Ur Rahman, Tetsuya Tanimoto and Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:30

    Content type: Letter To The Editor

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  14. Along with swift economic evolution and continuous amelioration of lifestyle, people at present are paying more attention to health issues. Synthetic drugs will be compensated with other natural ones that belo...

    Authors: Waleed Bakry Suleiman

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:29

    Content type: Research

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  15. Adult-onset hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare and life-threatening condition, which is often triggered by certain types of infection, cancer and numerous autoimmune diseases; however, of the n...

    Authors: Tianjun Yang, Qing Mei, Lei Zhang, Zhendong Chen, Chunyan Zhu, Xiaowei Fang, Shike Geng and Aijun Pan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:28

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is burgeoning globally, and has been a serious challenge in TB management. Clinically, the ability to identify MDR-TB is still limited, especially in smear-negative TB...

    Authors: Saibin Wang and Junwei Tu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:27

    Content type: Research

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  17. This review article shows that coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are widely responsible for laryngological diseases. General characteristics of CoNS infections are shown in the introduction, and the path...

    Authors: Michał Michalik, Alfred Samet, Adrianna Podbielska-Kubera, Vincenzo Savini, Jacek Międzobrodzki and Maja Kosecka-Strojek

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:26

    Content type: Review

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  18. Above 80% of urinary tract infections are caused by enteric bacteria, which are known for years by their drug-resistant ability. Though the prevalence of drug-resistant strains is increasing in the world, it i...

    Authors: Sirak Biset, Feleke Moges, Demeke Endalamaw and Setegn Eshetie

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:25

    Content type: Research

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  19. Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR-KP) is an urgent public health issue in Italy. This pattern of resistance is due mainly to dissemination of carbapenemase genes. Molecular characterization of carbap...

    Authors: Daniela Loconsole, Marisa Accogli, Anna Lisa De Robertis, Loredana Capozzi, Angelica Bianco, Anna Morea, Rosanna Mallamaci, Michele Quarto, Antonio Parisi and Maria Chironna

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:24

    Content type: Research

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  20. A series of cases in the Northeast of the US during 2013–2015 described a new Borrelia species, Borrelia miyamotoi, which is transmitted by the same tick species that transmits Lyme disease and causes a relapsing...

    Authors: Luis A. Marcos, Kalie Smith, Kelsey Reardon, Fredric Weinbaum and Eric D. Spitzer

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:22

    Content type: Short report

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  21. The COVID-19 pandemic has currently overtaken every other health issue throughout the world. There are numerous ways in which this will impact existing public health issues. Here we reflect on the interactions...

    Authors: Toyin Togun, Beate Kampmann, Neil Graham Stoker and Marc Lipman

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:21

    Content type: Review

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  22. Cryptococcosis is a disease of wide geographic distribution. It is most critical when it affects immunocompromised patients, with AIDS, tuberculosis or other diseases that require prolonged hospitalization.

    Authors: Lucyane Mendes Silva, William Antunes Ferreira, Roberto Alexandre Alves Barbosa Filho, Marcus Vinícius Guimarães Lacerda, Guilherme Motta Antunes Ferreira, Maria de Nazaré Saunier, Marielle Machado Macedo, Denise de Almeida Cristo, Marla Jalene Alves, Ani Beatriz Jackisch-Matsuura and Cristina Motta Ferreira

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:20

    Content type: Case report

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  23. The equine encephalitis viruses, Venezuelan (VEEV), East (EEEV) and West (WEEV), belong to the genus alphavirus, family Togaviridae and still represent a threat for human and animal public health in the Americ...

    Authors: Camilo Guzmán-Terán, Alfonso Calderón-Rangel, Alfonso Rodriguez-Morales and Salim Mattar

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:19

    Content type: Review

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  24. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is characterized as highly contagious and deadly; however there is no credible and convenient biomarker to predict the severity of the disease. The aim of the present st...

    Authors: Wei Chen, Kenneth I. Zheng, Saiduo Liu, Zhihan Yan, Chongyong Xu and Zengpei Qiao

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:18

    Content type: Research

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  25. Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections (BSI) cause significant morbidity and mortality due to the frequent antibiotic resistance, toxin and adhesin production of the bacterium. These characteristics differ ...

    Authors: Andrea Horváth, Orsolya Dobay, Judit Sahin-Tóth, Emese Juhász, Júlia Pongrácz, Miklós Iván, Enikő Fazakas and Katalin Kristóf

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:17

    Content type: Research

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  26. COVID-19 pandemics is a challenge for public health and infectious diseases clinicians, especially for the therapeutical approach that is not yet adequately defined. Amid this situation, investigational agents...

    Authors: José Millán-Oñate, William Millan, Luis Alfonso Mendoza, Carlos Guillermo Sánchez, Hugo Fernandez-Suarez, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana and Alfonso J. Rodríguez-Morales

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:16

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Endometriosis (EMS) is a multifactorial disease that affects 10%–15% women of reproductive age and is associated with chronic pelvic pain and infertility. The pathogenesis of EMS has not been consistently expl...

    Authors: Weixia Wei, Xiaowei Zhang, Huiru Tang, Liping Zeng and Ruifang Wu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:15

    Content type: Research

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  28. Antimicrobial resistance among nosocomial Gram-negative pathogens is a cause for concern in the Asia–Pacific region. The aims of this study were to measure the rates of resistance among clinical isolates colle...

    Authors: Wen-Chien Ko and Gregory G. Stone

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:14

    Content type: Research

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  29. The influence of liver disease on the pharmacokinetic profile, the risk of acute kidney injury, and excessive drug exposure in patients treated with vancomycin was examined.

    Authors: Luigi Brunetti, Jong Hwa Song, David Suh, Heui Jae Kim, Yeon Hee Seong, Dae Song Lee, Seung-Mi Lee and Dong-Churl Suh

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:13

    Content type: Research

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  30. Klebsiella pneumoniae is a public health concern because of its ability to develop multidrug resistance and hypervirulent genotypes, of those capsular types K1 and K2 cause community and nosocomial life-threateni...

    Authors: Omid Pajand, Narges Darabi, Maedeh Arab, Raheb Ghorbani, Zakaria Bameri, Ali Ebrahimi and Zoya Hojabri

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:12

    Content type: Research

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  31. Fungal keratitis (FK) has been shown to be a climate-sensitive disease. The differentiation between FK from bacterial keratitis (BK) was difficult. The purpose of this study was to compare the bacteriology and...

    Authors: Chih-An Chen, Shiuh-Liang Hsu, Ching-Hsi Hsiao, David Hui-Kang Ma, Chi-Chin Sun, Hun-Ju Yu, Po-Chiung Fang and Ming-Tse Kuo

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:11

    Content type: Research

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  32. Staphylococcus aureus is a primary pathogen of orthopedic infections. By mediating antimicrobial resistance, S. aureus biofilm plays an important role in the recalcitrance of orthopedic infections, especially for...

    Authors: Shengpeng Yu, Bei Jiang, Chao Jia, Hongri Wu, Jie Shen, Xiaomei Hu and Zhao Xie

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:10

    Content type: Research

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  33. This study aimed to evaluate in vitro susceptibility to ceftobiprole of clinical strains identified from prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) compared to that of the associations currently recommended for post-o...

    Authors: Claire Duployez, Frédéric Wallet, Henri Migaud, Eric Senneville and Caroline Loiez

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:9

    Content type: Research

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  34. Treatment of infections by Pseudomonas aeruginosa forming biofilms after antimicrobial testing on planktonic bacteria can result in substantial failure. Therefore, we offer a robust and simple experimental platfo...

    Authors: Dhammika Leshan Wannigama, Cameron Hurst, Parichart Hongsing, Lachlan Pearson, Thammakorn Saethang, Naphat Chantaravisoot, Uthaibhorn Singkham-in, Sirirat Luk-in, Robin James Storer and Tanittha Chatsuwan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:8

    Content type: Short report

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  35. Infection is a major complication for patients with haematological malignancies. It is important to better understand the use of antimicrobial agents and antibiotic resistance for appropriate treatment and pre...

    Authors: Wataru Mimura, Haruhisa Fukuda and Manabu Akazawa

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:7

    Content type: Research

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  36. Recurrent vulvovaginal infections (RVVI) has not only become an epidemiological and clinical problem but also include large social and psychological consequences. Understanding the mechanisms of both commensal...

    Authors: Namarta Kalia, Jatinder Singh and Manpreet Kaur

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:5

    Content type: Review

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  37. Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is an emerging zoonotic arbovirus with a complex cycle of transmission that makes difficult the prediction of its expansion. Recent outbreaks outside Africa have led to rediscover the h...

    Authors: Emilie Javelle, Alexandre Lesueur, Vincent Pommier de Santi, Franck de Laval, Thibault Lefebvre, Guillaume Holweck, Guillaume André Durand, Isabelle Leparc-Goffart, Gaëtan Texier and Fabrice Simon

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:4

    Content type: Review

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  38. To evaluate the pharmacokinetic of plasma lopinavir (LPV) and ritonavir (RTV) when co-administered with three times weekly (TPW) rifabutin (RBT) at a dose of either 150 or 300 mg in African tuberculosis (TB) a...

    Authors: Henri Gautier Ouedraogo, Alberto Matteelli, Giorgia Sulis, Tegwinde Rebeca Compaore, Serge Diagbouga, Simon Tiendrebeogo, Alberto Roggi, Kadari Cisse, Pier Francesco Giorgetti, Paola Villani, Lassana Sangare, Jacques Simpore, Mario Regazzi and Seni Kouanda

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:3

    Content type: Research

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  39. Acinetobacter baumannii is a Gram-negative opportunistic pathogen with a notorious reputation of being resistant to antimicrobial agents. The capability of A. baumannii to persist and disseminate between healthca...

    Authors: Nabil Karah, Fizza Khalid, Sun Nyunt Wai, Bernt Eric Uhlin and Irfan Ahmad

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:2

    Content type: Research

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  40. This review fills the paucity of information on K. pneumoniae as a nosocomial pathogen by providing pooled data on epidemiological risk factors, resistant trends and profiles and resistant and virulent genes of t...

    Authors: Clement Yaw Effah, Tongwen Sun, Shaohua Liu and Yongjun Wu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2020 19:1

    Content type: Review

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  41. Staphylococcus has replaced streptococcus as the most common cause of infective endocarditis (IE) in developed health care systems. The trend in developing countries is less clear.

    Authors: Mohamed Sunil, Huynh Quoc Hieu, Ramesh Singh Arjan Singh, Sasheela Ponnampalavanar, Kelvin S. W. Siew and Alexander Loch

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2019 18:43

    Content type: Research

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  42. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the frequently diagnosed infectious diseases which is caused mainly by Escherichia coli. E. coli confers resistance against the two major classes of antibiotics due to the ...

    Authors: Raju Shrestha, Santosh Khanal, Pramod Poudel, Karan Khadayat, Sajani Ghaju, Anita Bhandari, Sunil Lekhak, Narayan Dutt Pant, Manisha Sharma and Bishnu P. Marasini

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2019 18:42

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  43. The use of antibiotic agents in the treatment of infectious diseases has greatly contributed to the decrease in morbidity and mortality, but these great advances in treatment are being undermined by the rapidl...

    Authors: Ifeyinwa N. Nwafia, Martin E. Ohanu, Samuel O. Ebede and Uchenna C. Ozumba

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2019 18:41

    Content type: Research

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  44. Colistin resistance is mainly driven by alterations in the Gram-negative outer membrane lipopolysaccharides and is caused, in most cases, by mutations in mgrB gene. However, the recent emergence of plasmid-encode...

    Authors: Mai M. Zafer, Hadir A. El-Mahallawy, Asmaa Abdulhak, Magdy A. Amin, Mohamed H. Al-Agamy and Hesham H. Radwan

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2019 18:40

    Content type: Research

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  45. While Salmonella serotyping is of paramount importance for the disease intervention of salmonellosis, a fast and easy-to-operate molecular serotyping solution remains elusive. We have developed a multiplex ligati...

    Authors: Le Zuo, Min Jiang, Yixiang Jiang, Xiaolu Shi, Yinghui Li, Yiman Lin, Yaqun Qiu, Yinhua Deng, Minxu Li, Zeren Lin, Yiqun Liao, Jianbin Xie, Qingge Li and Qinghua Hu

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2019 18:39

    Content type: Research

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  46. We investigated the efficacy of a synthetic antimicrobial peptide SAAP-148, which was shown to be effective against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on tape-stripped mice skin. Unexpectedly, SAA...

    Authors: Gabrielle S. Dijksteel, Magda M. W. Ulrich, Marcel Vlig, Peter H. Nibbering, Robert A. Cordfunke, Jan W. Drijfhout, Esther Middelkoop and Bouke K. H. L. Boekema

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2019 18:38

    Content type: Research

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  47. This study aimed at detecting Staphylococcus aureus from white coats of college students and characterizing antimicrobial susceptibility and biofilm production. Bacterial samples (n = 300) were obtained from whit...

    Authors: Isabela Rotta Batista, Amanda Caroline Lima Prates, Bruna de Souza Santos, Josimara Cristina Carvalho Araújo, Yan Christian de Oliveira Bonfim, Marcus Vinícius Pimenta Rodrigues, Glilciane Morceli, Jossimara Polettini, Andressa Cortes Cavalleri, Lizziane Kretli Winkelstroter and Valéria Cataneli Pereira

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2019 18:37

    Content type: Short report

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  48. Carbapenems are β-lactam antibiotics which are used to treat severe infections caused by multidrug resistant Enterobacteriacea. The recent emergence and rapid spread of Enterobacteriaceae resistant to carbapenems...

    Authors: Yijun Ding, Yajuan Wang, Yingfen Hsia, Mike Sharland and Paul T. Heath

    Citation: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2019 18:36

    Content type: Research

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