Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

11084.  Butler KL, Best IM, Oster RA, Katon-Benitez I, Lynn Weaver W, Bumpers HL. Is bilateral protected specimen brush sampling necessary for the accurate diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia? J Trauma. 2004 Aug;57(2):316-22.

11085.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Tuberculosis transmission in a renal dialysis center--Nevada, 2003. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2004 Sep 24;53(37):873-5.

11086.  Vincent JL. Ventilator-associated pneumonia. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Aug;57(4):272-80. Review.

11087.  Zheng L, Keller SF, Lyerly DM, Carman RJ, Genheimer CW, Gleaves CA, Kohlhepp SJ, Young S, Perez S, Ye K. Multicenter evaluation of a new screening test that detects Clostridium difficile in fecal specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Aug;42(8):3837-40.


11088.  Drinka PJ, Stemper ME, Gauerke CD, Miller JM, Reed KD. The identification of genetically related bacterial isolates using pulsed field gel electrophoresis on nursing home units: a clinical experience. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Aug;52(8):1373-7.

11089.  Lescat M, Dupeyron C, Faubert E, Mangeney N. Pulse-field gel electrophoresis typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains susceptible to aminoglycosides isolated from 1993 to 2002. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Jul;57(3):253-7.

11090.  Moustaoui N, Soukri A, Elmdaghri N, Boudouma M, Benbachir M. Molecular biology of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae responsible for digestive tract colonization. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Jul;57(3):202-8.

11091.  Pournaras S, Ikonomidis A, Kristo I, Tsakris A, Maniatis AN. CTX-M enzymes are the most common extended-spectrum beta-lactamases among Escherichia coli in a tertiary Greek hospital. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Aug;54(2):574-5.


11092.  Richeldi L, Ewer K, Losi M, Bergamini BM, Roversi P, Deeks J, Fabbri LM, Lalvani A.  T  cell-based tracking of multidrug resistant tuberculosis infection after brief exposure. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Aug 1;170(3):288-95.


11093.  Carlet J, Ben Ali A, Chalfine A. Epidemiology and control of antibiotic resistance in the intensive care unit. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2004 Aug;17(4):309-16. Review.

11094.  Cooper BS, Stone SP, Kibbler CC, Cookson BD, Roberts JA, Medley GF, Duckworth G, Lai R, Ebrahim S. Isolation measures in the hospital management of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): systematic review of the literature. BMJ. 2004 Sep 4;329(7465):533. Review.

11095.  Rydock JP, Eian PK. Containment testing of isolation rooms. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Jul;57(3):228-32.