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  1. Content type: Correction

    The original article [1] contained an error whereby an erroneous article ID being displayed at the end of the title; the original article has now been corrected to remove this ID.

    Authors: Walter Zingg, Isabelle Soulake, Damien Baud, Benedikt Huttner, Riccardo Pfister, Gesuele Renzi, Didier Pittet, Jacques Schrenzel and Patrice Francois

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:6

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    The original article was published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:125

  2. Content type: Research

    Carbapenem-nonsusceptible A. baumannii-calcoaceticus complex have emerged worldwide, but the epidemiology in Indonesian hospitals has not been studied.

    Authors: Yulia Rosa Saharman, Anis Karuniawati, Rudyanto Sedono, Dita Aditianingsih, Pratiwi Sudarmono, Wil H. F. Goessens, Corné H. W. Klaassen, Henri A. Verbrugh and Juliëtte A. Severin

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:5

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  3. Content type: Research

    Inappropriate ordering and acquisition of urine cultures leads to unnecessary treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB). Treatment of ASB contributes to antimicrobial resistance particularly among hospital-a...

    Authors: Robert Redwood, Mary Jo Knobloch, Daniela C. Pellegrini, Matthew J. Ziegler, Michael Pulia and Nasia Safdar

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:4

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  4. Content type: Research

    Data about the burden of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing microorganisms in Africa are limited. Our study aimed to estimate the prevalence of human faecal ESBL carriage in the community of an ...

    Authors: Stefan Erb, Lauren D’Mello-Guyett, Hamisi M. Malebo, Robert M. Njee, Fatuma Matwewe, Jeroen Ensink, Vladimira Hinic, Andreas Widmer and Reno Frei

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:3

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  5. Content type: Research

    Healthcare associated infection (HAI) is alarmingly increasing in low income settings. In Ethiopia, the burden of HAI is still not well described.

    Authors: Solomon Ali, Melkamu Birhane, Sisay Bekele, Gebre Kibru, Lule Teshager, Yonas Yilma, Yesuf Ahmed, Netsanet Fentahun, Henok Assefa, Mulatu Gashaw and Esayas Kebede Gudina

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:2

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  6. Content type: Research

    Nosocomial infections due to vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) have become a major problem during the last years. The purpose of this study was to investigate the economic burden of nosocomial VRE infections...

    Authors: Laura Puchter, Iris Freya Chaberny, Frank Schwab, Ralf-Peter Vonberg, Franz-Christoph Bange and Ella Ebadi

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:1

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  7. Content type: Research

    Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a well-known bacterial infection posing serious health problem in pregnant women. A study was conducted in pregnant women with the objectives of estimating prevalence of UTI, d...

    Authors: Yonas Alem Gessese, Dereje Leta Damessa, Mebratenesh Mengistu Amare, Yonas Hailesilassie Bahta, Assalif Demisew Shifera, Fikreslasie Samuel Tasew and Endrias Zewdu Gebremedhin

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:132

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  8. Content type: Research

    Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is widely performed as a treatment for biliary and pancreatic illness in China; however, there are few data available regarding post-ERCP infections. This ...

    Authors: Mingmei Du, Jijiang Suo, Bowei Liu, Yubin Xing, Liangan Chen and Yunxi Liu

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:131

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  9. Content type: Research

    Good hand hygiene (HH) practice is crucial to reducing healthcare associated infections (HAIs). Use of alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) at health facilities is strongly recommended but it is limited in Uganda. Da...

    Authors: Hiroki Saito, Kyoko Inoue, James Ditai, Benon Wanume, Julian Abeso, Jaffer Balyejussa and Andrew Weeks

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:129

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  10. Content type: Research

    Kazakhstan belongs to countries with a high level of brucellosis among humans and farm animals. Although antibiotic therapy is the main way to treat acute brucellosis in humans there is still little informatio...

    Authors: Alexandr Shevtsov, Marat Syzdykov, Andrey Kuznetsov, Alexandr Shustov, Elena Shevtsova, Kalysh Berdimuratova, Kasim Mukanov and Yerlan Ramankulov

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:130

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  11. Content type: Research

    The frequent occurrence of bacterial gastroenteritis among HIV-infected individuals together with increased antimicrobial drug resistance pose a significant public health challenge in developing countries. Thi...

    Authors: Ayele Kebede, Solomon Aragie and Techalew Shimelis

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:128

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  12. Content type: Research

    Diagnosis of C. difficile infection (CDI) is controversial because of the many laboratory methods available and their lack of ability to distinguish between carriage, mild or severe disease. Here we describe whet...

    Authors: Mark I. Garvey, Craig W. Bradley, Martyn A. C. Wilkinson and Elisabeth Holden

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:127

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  13. Content type: Research

    In recent years, livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) multi locus sequence type CC398 has spread widely in the livestock production in Europe. The rates of LA-MRSA in hospita...

    Authors: Else Toft Würtz, Jakob Hjort Bønløkke, Tinna Ravnholt Urth, Jesper Larsen, Md Zohorul Islam, Torben Sigsgaard, Vivi Schlünssen, Troels Skou, Anne Mette Madsen, Louise Feld, Saloomeh Moslehi-Jenabian, Robert Leo Skov and Øyvind Omland

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:126

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  14. Content type: Research

    Many outbreaks due to Serratia marcescens among neonates have been described in the literature but little is known about the role of whole genome sequencing in outbreak analysis and management.

    Authors: Walter Zingg, Isabelle Soulake, Damien Baud, Benedikt Huttner, Riccardo Pfister, Gesuele Renzi, Didier Pittet, Jacques Schrenzel and Patrice Francois

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:125

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  15. Content type: Research

    Invasive Mucorales infections (IMI) lead to significant morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised hosts. The role of season and climatic conditions in case clustering of IMI remain poorly understood.

    Authors: Shobini Sivagnanam, Dhruba J. Sengupta, Daniel Hoogestraat, Rupali Jain, Zach Stednick, David N. Fredricks, Paul Hendrie, Estella Whimbey, Sara T. Podczervinski, Elizabeth M. Krantz, Jeffrey S. Duchin and Steven A. Pergam

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:123

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  16. Content type: Research

    Enterobacteriaceae are common pathogens in pneumonia, sepsis and urinary tract infection (UTI). Though rare, carbapenem resistance (CRE) among these organisms complicates efforts to ensure adequate empiric ant...

    Authors: Marya D. Zilberberg, Brian H. Nathanson, Kate Sulham, Weihong Fan and Andrew F. Shorr

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:124

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  17. Content type: Research

    The bactericidal effect of disinfectants against biofilms is essential to reduce potential endoscopy-related infections caused by contamination. Here, we investigated the bactericidal effect of a high-level di...

    Authors: T. Chino, Y. Nukui, Y. Morishita and K. Moriya

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:122

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  18. Content type: Research

    Cephalosporin resistance in clinical E. coli isolates is increasing internationally. The increase has been caused by virulent and often multidrug-resistant clones, especially the extended spectrum β-lactamase (ES...

    Authors: Øyvind Andreas Fladberg, Silje Bakken Jørgensen and Hege Vangstein Aamot

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:121

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  19. Content type: Short report

    Effective strategies to manage Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) infections in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients are lacking. We tested combinations of clinically available antibiotics and show that moxifloxacin-cef...

    Authors: Omar M. El-Halfawy, Marwa M. Naguib and Miguel A. Valvano

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:120

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  20. Content type: Research

    P. mirabilis is a common uropathogenic bacterium that can cause major complications in patients with long-standing indwelling catheters or patients with urinary tract anomalies. In add...

    Authors: Amr T. M. Saeb, Khalid A. Al-Rubeaan, Mohamed Abouelhoda, Manojkumar Selvaraju and Hamsa T. Tayeb

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:119

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  21. Content type: Guidelines article

    Infections with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are increasingly being reported from patients in healthcare settings. They are associated with high patient morbidity, attributable mortality and hosp...

    Authors: A. P. Magiorakos, K. Burns, J. Rodríguez Baño, M. Borg, G. Daikos, U. Dumpis, J. C. Lucet, M. L. Moro, E. Tacconelli, G. Skov Simonsen, E. Szilágyi, A. Voss and J. T. Weber

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:113

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  22. Content type: Research

    Cross-transmission of nosocomial pathogens occurs frequently in intensive care units (ICU). The aim of this study was to investigate whether the introduction of a single room policy resulted in a decrease in t...

    Authors: Teysir Halaby, Nashwan al Naiemi, Bert Beishuizen, Roel Verkooijen, José A. Ferreira, Rob Klont and Christina vandenbroucke-Grauls

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:117

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  23. Content type: Research

    Escherichia coli clinical sequence type 131 (ST131) has emerged as an extensively antimicrobial resistant E. coli clonal group in recent years throughout the world. The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Bin Li, Yanfang Lu, Fangjun Lan, Qingwen He, Chen Li and Yingping Cao

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:118

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  24. Content type: Research

    Mycobacterium tuberculosis possesses five resuscitation-promoting factors, Rpf A to E, which are required for the resuscitation of dormancy in mycobacteria. This study explores the tra...

    Authors: Shahin Pourazar Dizaji, Alireza Taala, Morteza Masoumi, Nayereh Ebrahimzadeh, Abolfazl Fateh, Seyed Davar Siadat and Farzam Vaziri

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:116

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  25. Content type: Research

    Stenotrophomonas maltophilia ubiquitously occurs in the hospital environment. This opportunistic pathogen can cause severe infections in immunocompromised hosts such as hematopoietic s...

    Authors: Stefanie Kampmeier, Mike H. Pillukat, Aleksandra Pettke, Annelene Kossow, Evgeny A. Idelevich and Alexander Mellmann

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:115

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