( SEVAMED 2003)

(Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis, Immunodiagnostics, Pathogenesis,  Vaccines & Drugs)

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January 2003 

6199.      Baddi L, Ray D. An unusual nosocomial pneumonia. Chest. 2002 Sep;122(3):1077-9.

6200.      Fabrizi F, Poordad FF, Martin P. Hepatitis C infection and the patient with end-stage renal disease. Hepatology. 2002 Jul;36(1):3-10. Review.

6201.      Harmanci A, Harmanci O, Akova M. Hospital-acquired pneumonia: challenges and options for diagnosis and treatment. J Hosp Infect. 2002 Jul;51(3):160-7. Review.

6202.      Lodha R, Chandra U, Natchu M, Nanda M, Kabra S K. Nosocomial infections in pediatric intensive care units. Indian J Pediat 2001; 68(11), 1063-70.

6203.      Moore KN, Day RA, Albers M. Pathogenesis of urinary tract infections: a review. J Clin Nurs. 2002 Sep;11(5):568-74. Review.


6204.      Bradley SJ, Kaufmann ME, Happy C, Ghori S, Wilson AL, Scott GM. The epidemiology of glycopeptide-resistant enterococci on a haematology unit--analysis by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Epidemiol Infect. 2002 Aug;129(1):57-64.

6205.      Canet JJ, Juan N, Xercavins M, Freixas N, Garau J. Hospital-acquired pneumococcal bacteremia. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Sep 15;35(6):697-702.

6206.      Cespedes C, Miller M, Quagliarello B, Vavagiakis P, Klein RS, Lowy FD. Differences between Staphylococcus aureus isolates from medical and nonmedical hospital personnel. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Jul;40(7):2594-7.

6207.      Girou E, Loyeau S, Legrand P, Oppein F, Brun-Buisson C. Efficacy of handrubbing with alcohol based solution versus standard handwashing with antiseptic soap: randomised clinical trial. BMJ. 2002 Aug 17;325(7360):362.

6208.      Goldmann DA. Blood-borne pathogens and nosocomial infections. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Aug;110(2 Suppl):S21-6. Review.

6209.      Kaminska W, Patzer J, Dzierzanowska D. Urinary tract infections caused by endemic multi-resistant Enterobacter cloacae in a dialysis and transplantation unit. J Hosp Infect. 2002 Jul;51(3):215-20.

6210.      Mehall JR, Kite CA, Gilliam CH, Jackson RJ, Smith SD. Enteral feeding tubes are a reservoir for nosocomial antibiotic-resistant pathogens. J Pediatr Surg. 2002 Jul;37(7):1011-2.

6211.      Peacock SJ, Moore CE, Justice A, Kantzanou M, Story L, Mackie K, O'Neill G, Day NP. Virulent combinations of adhesin and toxin genes in natural populations of Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun. 2002 Sep;70(9):4987-96.

6212.      Rigau-Perez JG. Modes of transmission of hemorrhagic Fever. JAMA. 2002 Aug 7;288(5):571; discussion 571.

6213.      Sartor C, Limouzin-Perotti F, Legre R, Casanova D, Bongrand MC, Sambuc R, Drancourt M.  Nosocomial Infections with Aeromonas hydrophila from Leeches. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jul 1;35(1):E1-5.

6214.      Singh N, Stout JE, Yu VL. Legionnaires's disease in a transplant recipient acquired from the patient's home: implications for management. Transplantation. 2002 Sep 27;74(6):755-6.

6215.      Weber DJ, Rutala WA. Managing the risk of nosocomial transmission of prion diseases. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2002 Aug;15(4):421-5. Review.


6216.      Harrison J, Abbott P. Vaccination against influenza: UK health care workers not on-message. Occup Med (Lond). 2002 Aug;52(5):277-9.


6217.      Franzin L, Cabodi D, Fantino C. Evaluation of the efficacy of ultraviolet irradiation for disinfection of hospital water contaminated by Legionella. J Hosp Infect. 2002 Aug;51(4):269.

6218.      Harmanci A, Harmanci O, Akova M. Hospital-acquired pneumonia: challenges and options for diagnosis and treatment. J Hosp Infect. 2002 Jul;51(3):160-7. Review.

6219.      Pellowe CM, MacRae ED, Loveday HL, Reid P, Harper P, Robinson N, Pratt R.  The scope of guidelines to prevent healthcare-associated infections. Br J Community Nurs. 2002 Jul;7(7):374-8.

6220.      Rello J, Lorente C, Bodi M, Diaz E, Ricart M, Kollef MH. Why do physicians not follow evidence-based guidelines for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia?: a survey based on the opinions of an international panel of intensivists. Chest. 2002 Aug;122(2):656-61.

April 2003

6827.      Carrico R. Infection control in today's healthcare environment. Ky Nurse. 2002 Oct-Dec;50(4):8-9.

6828.      Garbino J, Kolarova L, Rohner P, Lew D, Pichna P, Pittet D. Secular trends of candidemia over 12 years in adult patients at a tertiary care hospital. Medicine (Baltimore). 2002 Nov;81(6):425-33.

6829.      Mehata A P ,Rodrigues C, Sheth K, Jain S, Hakimiyan A ,FazalBhoy N.Control of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary care centre a five year study .Indian J med Microbiol 1998,16(1),31-4.


6830.      Baughman RP. Antibiotic resistance in the intensive care unit. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2002 Oct;8(5):430-4.


6831.      Morgan R, Tan C, O'Donnell C, Bresnitz E. Influenza review and outlook. 2002-2003, with additional considerations for differentiation from inhalation anthrax. N J Med  2002 Oct;99(10):21-6; quiz 26-8

July 2003

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.


October 2003

8097.      Dwosh HA, Hong HH, Austgarden D, Herman S, Schabas R. Identification and containment of an outbreak of SARS in a community hospital. CMAJ. 2003 May 27;168(11):1415-20.

8098.      Fisher DA, Lim TK, Lim YT, Singh KS, Tambyah PA. Atypical presentations of SARS. Lancet. 2003 May 17;361(9370):1740.

8099.      Gunson R, Miller J, Carman WF. Comparison of primers for NLV diagnosis. J Clin Virol. 2003 Apr;26(3):379-80.

8100.      Lodise TP, McKinnon PS, Swiderski L, Rybak MJ. Outcomes analysis of delayed antibiotic treatment for hospital-acquired Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jun 1;36(11):1418-23. Epub 2003 May 20.

8101.      Maugein J, Guillemot D, Dupont MJ, Fosse T, Laurans G, Roussel-Delvallez M, Thierry J, Vergnaud M, Weber M, Poirier B. Clinical and microbiological epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia in eight French counties. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2003 Apr;9(4):280-8.

8102.      Mitchell S, O'Neill HJ, Ong GM, Christie S, Duprex P, Wyatt DE, McCaughey C, Armstrong VJ, Feeney S, Metwally L, Coyle PV. Clinical assessment of a generic DNA amplification assay for the identification of respiratory adenovirus infections. J Clin Virol. 2003 Apr;26(3):331-8.


8103.      Esper F, Boucher D, Weibel C, Martinello RA, Kahn JS. Human metapneumovirus infection in the United States: clinical manifestations associated with a newly emerging respiratory infection in children. Pediatrics. 2003 Jun;111(6 Pt 1):1407-10.

8104.      Harrison WA, Griffith CJ, Michaels B, Ayers T. Technique to determine contamination exposure routes and the economic efficiency of folded paper-towel dispensing. Am J Infect Control. 2003 Apr;31(2):104-8.

8105.      Mitchell S, O'Neill HJ, Ong GM, Christie S, Duprex P, Wyatt DE, McCaughey C, Armstrong VJ, Feeney S, Metwally L, Coyle PV. Clinical assessment of a generic DNA amplification assay for the identification of respiratory adenovirus infections. J Clin Virol. 2003 Apr;26(3):331-8. 

8106.      Mondino PJ, Dos Santos KR, de Freire Bastos Mdo C, Giambiagi-deMarval M.  Improvement of mupirocin E-test for susceptibility testing of Staphylococcus aureus. J Med Microbiol. 2003 May;52(Pt 5):385-7.


8107.      Fridkin SK. Routine cycling of antimicrobial agents as an infection-control measure. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jun 1;36(11):1438-44. Epub 2003 May 20.


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