Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

10606.  Caylan R, Kaklikkaya N, Aydin K, Aydin F, Yilmaz G, Ozgumus B, Koksal I. An epidemiological analysis of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia strains in a university hospital. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2004 Apr;57(2):37-40.

10607.  Croce MA, Fabian TC, Mueller EW, Maish GO 3rd, Cox JC, Bee TK, Boucher BA, Wood GC. The appropriate diagnostic threshold for ventilator-associated pneumonia using quantitative cultures. J Trauma. 2004 May;56(5):931-4; discussion 934-6.

10608.  Ioanas M, Ferrer M, Cavalcanti M, Ferrer R, Ewig S, Filella X, de la Bellacasa JP, Torres A. Causes and predictors of nonresponse to treatment of intensive care unit-acquired pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr;32(4):938-45.

10609.  Johal SS, Hammond J, Solomon K, James PD, Mahida YR. Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea in hospitalised patients: onset in the community and hospital and role of flexible sigmoidoscopy. Gut. 2004 May;53(5):673-7.

10610.  Lahiri KK, Mani NS, Purai SS. Acinetobactor spp as nosocomial pathogen: clinical significance and antimicrobial sensitivity. Med J Armed  Forces India 2004; 60(1): 7-10.

10611.  Langdon CD, Shriver RL. Clinical issues in the care of critically ill diabetic patients. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2004 Apr-Jun;27(2):162-71. Review.

10612.  Leroy O, Soubrier S. Hospital-acquired pneumonia: risk factors, clinical features, management, and antibiotic resistance. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2004 May;10(3):171-5. Review.

10613.  Verma AK, Prasad KN, Singh M, Dixit AK, Ayyagai A. Candidaemia in patients of tertiary health care hospital from North India. Indian J med Res 2003; 117(March): 122-8.


10614.  Alcantar-Curiel D, Tinoco JC, Gayosso C, Carlos A, Daza C, Perez-Prado MC, Salcido L, Santos JI, Alpuche-Aranda CM. Nosocomial bacteremia and urinary tract infections caused by extended-spectrum beta -lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with plasmids carrying both SHV-5 and TLA-1 genes. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Apr 15;38(8):1067-74.

10615.   Aygen B, Yoruk A, Yyldyz O, Alp E, Kocagoz S, Sumerkan B, Doganay M.  Bloodstream infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus in a university hospital in Turkey: clinical and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2004 Apr;10(4):309-14.

10616.  Brandt C, Hansen S, Sohr D, Daschner F, Ruden H, Gastmeier P. Finding a method for optimizing risk adjustment when comparing surgical-site infection rates. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2004 Apr;25(4):313-8.

10617.  Chee VW, Khoo ML, Lee SF, Lai YC, Chin NM. Infection control measures for operative procedures in severe acute respiratory syndrome-related patients. Anesthesiology. 2004 Jun;100(6):1394-8.

10618.  Costa SF, Miceli MH, Anaissie EJ. Mucosa or skin as source of coagulase-negative staphylococcal bacteraemia? Lancet Infect Dis. 2004 May;4(5):278-86. Review.

10619.  Darbord JC. Importance of cleaning for reprocessing endoscopes and thermolabile sterile medical devices: French use and regulations. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Apr;56 Suppl 2:S40-3.

10620.  Drinka P. What has SARS taught us about infection control in nursing homes? J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2004 May-Jun;5(3):218-9.

10621.  Laupland KB, Gregson DB, Zygun DA, Doig CJ, Mortis G, Church DL.  Severe bloodstream infections: a population-based assessment. Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr;32(4):992-7.

10622.  Leaper D. Nosocomial infection. Br J Surg. 2004 May;91(5):526-7.

10623.  Sekiguchi J, Fujino T, Kuroda E, Konosaki H, Nishimura H, Saruta K, Kawana A, Yamanishi F, Kudo K, Kondo T, Yazaki Y, Kuratsuji T, Kirikae T.  Molecular epidemiology of Serratia marcescens in a hospital. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2004 Apr;57(2):78-80.

10624.  Tarkkanen A, Raivio V, Anttila VJ, Tommila P, Ralli R, Merenmies L, Immonen I.  Fungal endophthalmitis caused by Paecilomyces variotii following cataract surgery: a presumed operating room air-conditioning system contamination. Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 2004 Apr;82(2):232-5.

10625.  Trautner BW, Darouiche RO. Catheter-associated infections: pathogenesis affects prevention. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Apr 26;164(8):842-50. Review.

10626.  Wilson C, Dettenkofer M, Jonas D, Daschner FD. Pathogen growth in herbal teas used in clinical settings: a possible source of nosocomial infection? Am J Infect Control. 2004 Apr;32(2):117-9.


10627.  Sattar SA. Microbicides and the environmental control of nosocomial viral infections. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Apr;56 Suppl 2:S64-9.


10628.  Bonten MJ, Kollef MH, Hall JB. Risk factors for ventilator-associated pneumonia: from epidemiology to patient management. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Apr 15;38(8):1141-9.

10629.  Dettenkofer M, Wenzler S, Amthor S, Antes G, Motschall E, Daschner FD.  Does disinfection of environmental surfaces influence nosocomial infection rates? A systematic review. Am J Infect Control. 2004 Apr;32(2):84-9. Review.

10630.  Girault V. Nosocomial infections under high surveillance] Soins. 2004 Apr;(684 Pt 1):7-8. French. arker L. Infection control: maintaining the personal hygiene of patients and staff. Br J Nurs. 2004 Apr 22-May 12;13(8):474-8. Review.

10631.  Levy N, Mauger J. Hand washing. Anaesthesia. 2004 Apr;59(4):411.

10632.  Martorell C, Engelman R, Corl A, Brown RB. Surgical site infections in cardiac surgery: an 11-year perspective. Am J Infect Control. 2004 Apr;32(2):63-8.

10633.  Morgan P. Tracheostomy in a patient with SARS. Br J Anaesth. 2004 Jun;92(6):905-6

10634.  Sattar SA. Microbicides and the environmental control of nosocomial viral infections. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Apr;56 Suppl 2:S64-9.

10635.  Wright MO, Perencevich EN, Novak C, Hebden JN, Standiford HC, Harris AD. Preliminary assessment of an automated surveillance system for infection control. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2004 Apr;25(4):325-32.