Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  

7403.   Beutz M, Sherman G, Mayfield J, Fraser VJ, Kollef MH.  Clinical utility of blood cultures drawn from central vein catheters and peripheral venipuncture in critically ill medical patients. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3):854-61.

7404.   Brasel KJ, Allen B, Edmiston C, Weigelt JA.  Correlation of intracellular organisms with quantitative endotracheal aspirate. J Trauma. 2003 Jan;54(1):141-4; discussion 144-6.

7405.   Bruneel F, Hocqueloux L, Alberti C, Wolff M, Chevret S, Bedos JP, Durand R, Le Bras J, Regnier B, Vachon F.  The clinical spectrum of severe imported falciparum malaria in the intensive care unit: report of 188 cases in adults. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Mar 1;167(5):684-9.

7406.   Cherian R, John G, Mahai E, Jeyaseelan L, Kavitha M L, Cherian A M. Risk factor  of noscomial infections in medical intensive care unit. Indian J Critical Care Med 2001, 5(4), 221-7.

7407.   Westergren V, Bassiri M, Engstrand L.  Bacteria detected by culture and 16S rRNA sequencing in maxillary sinus samples from intensive care unit patients. Laryngoscope. 2003 Feb;113(2):270-5.

7408.   Wu CL, Lee YL, Chang KM, Chang GC, King SL, Chiang CD, Niederman MS.  Bronchoalveolar interleukin-1 beta: a marker of bacterial burden in mechanically ventilated patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2003 Mar;31(3):812-7.


7409.   Gales AC, Tognim MC, Reis AO, Jones RN, Sader HS.  Emergence of an IMP-like metallo-enzyme in an Acinetobacter baumannii clinical strain from a Brazilian teaching hospital. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Jan;45(1):77-9.

7410.   Gonzalez-Reya C, Belin AM, Jorbeck H, Norman M, Krovacek K, Henriques B, Kallenius G, Svenson SB.  RAPD-PCR and PFGE as tools in the investigation of an outbreak of beta-haemolytic Streptococcus group A in a Swedish hospital. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Jan;26(1):25-35.

7411.   Salgado CD, Farr BM, Calfee DP.  Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a meta-analysis of prevalence and risk factors. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jan 15;36(2):131-9.


7412.   Neely AN, Maley MP, Taylor GL.  Investigation of single-use versus reusable infectious waste containers as potential sources of microbial contamination. Am J Infect Control. 2003 Feb;31(1):13-7.

7413. Tekerekoglu MS, Durmaz R, Ayan M, Cizmeci Z, Akinci A.  Analysis of an outbreak due to Chryseobacterium meningosepticum in a neonatal intensive care unit. New Microbiol. 2003 Jan;26(1):57-63.