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  1. Content type: Research

    Accurate estimates of the burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are needed to establish the magnitude of this global threat in terms of both health and cost, and to paramaterise cost-effectiveness evaluatio...

    Authors: Nichola R. Naylor, Rifat Atun, Nina Zhu, Kavian Kulasabanathan, Sachin Silva, Anuja Chatterjee, Gwenan M. Knight and Julie V. Robotham

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:58

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  2. Content type: Research

    Hospital Associated infections (HAI) are very common in Intensive Care Units (ICU) and are usually associated with use of invasive devices in the patients. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence ...

    Authors: Dmitriy Viderman, Yekaterina Khamzina, Zhannur Kaligozhin, Makhira Khudaibergenova, Agzam Zhumadilov, Byron Crape and Azliyati Azizan

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:57

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  3. Content type: Research

    Inappropriate use of antibiotics increases resistance and reduces their effectiveness. Despite evidence-based guidelines, antibiotics are still commonly used to treat infections likely caused by respiratory vi...

    Authors: Sukhyun Ryu, Sojung Kim, Bryan I. Kim, Eili Y. Klein, Young Kyung Yoon and Byung Chul Chun

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:56

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  4. Content type: Research

    Enterococci are frequent pathogens causing nosocomial infections in Germany. Infections due to strains with vancomycin resistance are high when compared with other European states. Therefore, the study aimed t...

    Authors: Cornelius Remschmidt, Christin Schröder, Michael Behnke, Petra Gastmeier, Christine Geffers and Tobias Siegfried Kramer

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:54

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  5. Content type: Research

    Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) pose an urgent public health threat in the United States. An important step in planning and monitoring a national response to CRE is understanding its epidemiology...

    Authors: Daniel J. Livorsi, Margaret L. Chorazy, Marin L. Schweizer, Erin C. Balkenende, Amy E. Blevins, Rajeshwari Nair, Matthew H. Samore, Richard E. Nelson, Karim Khader and Eli N. Perencevich

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:55

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  6. Content type: Research

    Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli strains are one of the most important foodborne bacteria with an emergence of antibiotic resistance. Foodborne STEC strains are mainly associated with presence of certain virulenc...

    Authors: Reza Ranjbar, Farhad Safarpoor Dehkordi, Mohammad Hossein Sakhaei Shahreza and Ebrahim Rahimi

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:53

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  7. Content type: Short report

    The distribution of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-producing Gram-negative bacteria (ESBL-GNB) colonization sites is relevant for infection control guidelines on detection and follow-up of colonization. We q...

    Authors: Joffrey van Prehn, Anna M. Kaiser, Suzanne D. van der Werff, Rosa van Mansfeld and Christina M. J. E. Vandenbroucke-Grauls

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:52

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  8. Content type: Research

    In May 2015, we noticed an increase in carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) infections in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). To investigate this, we studied the extent of environmental contami...

    Authors: Deborah H. L. Ng, Kalisvar Marimuthu, Jia Jun Lee, Wei Xin Khong, Oon Tek Ng, Wei Zhang, Bee Fong Poh, Pooja Rao, Maya Devi Rajinder Raj, Brenda Ang and Partha Pratim De

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:51

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  9. Content type: Research

    The optimal decontamination method for needle-free connectors is still unresolved. The objective of this study was to determine if a continuous passive disinfection cap is as effective as standard cleaning for...

    Authors: Anna L. Casey, Tarja J. Karpanen, Peter Nightingale and Tom S. J. Elliott

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:50

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  10. Content type: Research

    The study aimed to evaluate the distribution of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), the incidence rates and device utilization ratio (DUR) of device-associated infections (DAIs), as well as the distributi...

    Authors: Aida Bianco, Maria Simona Capano, Valentina Mascaro, Claudia Pileggi and Maria Pavia

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:48

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  11. Content type: Research

    Transmission of healthcare-associated infections caused by antibiotic- and multi-drug resistant (MDR) pathogens (e.g. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Pseudomonas aeruginosa) are a major concer...

    Authors: Alyssa M. West, Peter J. Teska, Caitlinn B. Lineback and Haley F. Oliver

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:49

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  12. Content type: Research

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing public health problem across the world. As the negative consequences of AMR become apparent at local, national and international levels, more attention is being focu...

    Authors: Matt Smith, Caroline King, Mark Davis, Adele Dickson, Jeni Park, Fraser Smith, Kay Currie and Paul Flowers

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:46

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  13. Content type: Research

    Antibiotic resistance of environmental Escherichia coli in hospitals could be increased due to extensive use of biocides resulting in serious infections. In this study, the prevalence of antibiotic resistance of ...

    Authors: Bothyna Ghanem and Randa Nayef Haddadin

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:47

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  14. Content type: Review

    Outbreaks of healthcare-associated fungal infections have repeatedly been described over recent years, often caused by new or uncommon species. Candida auris, a recently described multidrug-resistant yeast specie...

    Authors: Marie-Elisabeth Bougnoux, Sophie Brun and Jean-Ralph Zahar

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:45

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  15. Content type: Research

    Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) is a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. New, presumably better-adapted strains of VRE appear unpredictably; it is uncertain how they spread despite impr...

    Authors: Andrew A. Mahony, Andrew H. Buultjens, Susan A. Ballard, Elizabeth A. Grabsch, Shirley Xie, Torsten Seemann, Rhonda L. Stuart, Despina Kotsanas, Allen Cheng, Helen Heffernan, Sally A. Roberts, Geoffrey W. Coombs, Narin Bak, John K. Ferguson, Glen C. Carter, Benjamin P. Howden…

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:44

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  16. Content type: Research

    We developed a personalised antimicrobial information module co-designed with patients. This study aimed to evaluate the potential impact of this patient-centred intervention on short-term knowledge and unders...

    Authors: Timothy M. Rawson, Luke S. P. Moore, Enrique Castro-Sanchez, Esmita Charani, Bernard Hernandez, Vivian Alividza, Fran Husson, Christofer Toumazou, Raheelah Ahmad, Pantelis Georgiou and Alison H. Holmes

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:43

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  17. Content type: Research

    Postoperative central nervous system infections (PCNSIs) represent a serious complication, and the timely use of antibiotics guided by the identification of the causative pathogens and their antibiotic sensiti...

    Authors: Jian-bo Chang, Hao Wu, He Wang, Bai-tao Ma, Ren-zhi Wang and Jun-ji Wei

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:41

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  18. Content type: Research

    To determine the prevalence of intestinal S. aureus colonization of patients at a large teaching hospital and determine the molecular characteristics of the identified strains. The second objective of this resear...

    Authors: A. E. Kates, D. Thapaliya, T. C. Smith and M. L. Chorazy

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:42

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  19. Content type: Short report

    Clostridium difficile infection is an important cause of morbidity and mortality but the optimal method of diagnosis for both patient management and infection prevention remains controversial.

    Authors: E. Casari, C. De Luca, M. Calabrò, C. Scuderi, C. Daleno and A. Ferrario

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:40

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  20. Content type: Short report

    In this study, the draft genome sequences of two different carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clinical strains isolated from the same blood culture sample of an Iranian patient were determined. The stra...

    Authors: Linda Hadjadj, Saeed Shoja, Seydina M. Diene and Jean-Marc Rolain

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:39

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  21. Content type: Research

    Infection control needs user-friendly standardized instruments to measure the compliance to guidelines and to implement targeted improvement actions. This abstract describes a tool to measure the quality of in...

    Authors: Ina Willemsen and Jan Kluytmans

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:38

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  22. Content type: Review

    Identifying the source of an outbreak is the most crucial aspect of any outbreak investigation. In this review, we address the frequently discussed question of whether (rectal) screening of health care workers...

    Authors: Nikos Ulrich, Petra Gastmeier and Ralf-Peter Vonberg

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:36

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  23. Content type: Research

    Administration of antimicrobials to food-producing animals is regarded as a major contributor to the overall emergence of resistance in bacteria worldwide. However, few data are available on global antimicrobi...

    Authors: G. Ström, S. Boqvist, A. Albihn, L.-L. Fernström, A. Andersson Djurfeldt, S. Sokerya, T. Sothyra and U. Magnusson

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:35

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  24. Content type: Research

    Environmental cleaning is a fundamental principle of infection control in health care settings. We determined whether implementing separated environmental cleaning management measures in MICU reduced the densi...

    Authors: Swee Siang Wong, Cheng Hua Huang, Chiu Chu Yang, Yi Pei Hsieh, Chen Ni Kuo, Yi Ru Chen and Li Ching Chen

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:34

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