Epidemiology, species distribution, antifungal susc… [PLoS One. 2011] – PubMed – NCBI

PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e24198. Epub 2011 Sep 15. Epidemiology, species distribution, antifungal susceptibility and outcome of nosocomial candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in Italy. Bassetti M, Taramasso L, Nicco E, Molinari MP, Mussap M, Viscoli C. Source Infectious Diseases Division, Santa Maria Misericordia University Hospital, Udine, Italy. mattba@tin.it Abstract Candida is an important cause of …

[Invasive fungal infection in c… [Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2012 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print] [Invasive fungal infection in critically ill patients.] [Article in Spanish] Garnacho-Montero J, Díaz-Martín A, Ruiz-Pérez De Piappón M, García-Cabrera E. Source Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Cuidados Críticos y Urgencias, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España. Abstract The most common organism implicated in …

Current challenges in the management of… [Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011] – PubMed – NCBI

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011 Feb;24 Suppl 1:S1-10. Current challenges in the management of the infected patient. Nicolau DP. Source Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut 06074, USA. dnicola@harthosp.org Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Management of hospital-associated infections (HAIs) has been made more challenging by the increasing proportion of immunocompromised or otherwise severely …

Antimicrobial stewardship: bridging the… [Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011] – PubMed – NCBI

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011 Feb;24 Suppl 1:S11-20. Antimicrobial stewardship: bridging the gap between quality care and cost. Goff DA. Source The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA. Debbie.goff@osumc.edu Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Antibiotic resistance continues to rise, whereas development of new agents to counter it has slowed. A heightened need exists to maintain …

Benchmarking antimicrobial drug … [Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2012 Apr;10(4):445-57. Benchmarking antimicrobial drug use in hospitals. Ibrahim OM, Polk RE. Source Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcome Science, School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA. rpolk@vcu.edu. Abstract Measuring and monitoring antibiotic use in hospitals is believed to be an important component of the strategies available to antimicrobial …

Cost-effectiveness of posaconazole versus fluconazole or itraconazole in the prevention of invasive fungal infections among high-risk neutropenic patients in Spain.

BMC Infect Dis. 2012 Apr 3;12:83. Cost-effectiveness of posaconazole versus fluconazole or itraconazole in the prevention of invasive fungal infections among high-risk neutropenic patients in Spain. Grau S, de la Cámara R, Sabater FJ, Jarque I, Carreras E, Casado MA, Sanz MA. Source Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain. sgrau@parcdesalutmar.cat Abstract BACKGROUND: We evaluated the cost-effectiveness …

[Aspergillosis. Clinical forms … [Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2012 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print] [Aspergillosis. Clinical forms and treatment.] [Article in Spanish] Fortún J, Meije Y, Fresco G, Moreno S. Source Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, España. Abstract Invasive aspergillosis, chronic pulmonary aspergillosis and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis are the clinical forms of aspergillosis. Although …

Epidemiology, species distribution an… [J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print] Epidemiology, species distribution and in vitro antifungal susceptibility of fungaemia in a Spanish multicentre prospective survey. Pemán J, Cantón E, Quindós G, Eraso E, Alcoba J, Guinea J, Merino P, Ruiz-Pérez-de-Pipaon MT, Pérez-Del-Molino L, Linares-Sicilia MJ, Marco F, García J, Roselló EM, Gómez-G-de-la-Pedrosa E, Borrell …

Clinical and Microbiologic Chara… [Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Jan 30. [Epub ahead of print] Clinical and Microbiologic Characteristics of Cephalosporin-Resistant Escherichia coli in Three Centers in the United States. Park YS, Adams-Haduch JM, Shutt KA, Yarabinec DM 3rd, Johnson LE, Hingwe A, Lewis JS 2nd, Jorgensen JH, Doi Y. Source Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of …

The efficacy of ertapenem for tr… [Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Jan 30. [Epub ahead of print] The efficacy of ertapenem for treatment of bloodstream infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae. Collins VL, Marchaim D, Pogue JM, Moshos J, Bheemreddy S, Sunkara B, Shallal A, Chugh N, Eiseler S, Bhargava P, Blunden C, Lephart PR, Memon I, Hayakawa K, Odaliz AL, …