January, 2004

Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

8617.  Calvano JE, Um JY, Agnese DM, Hahm SJ, Kumar A, Coyle SM, Calvano SE, Lowry SF. Influence of the TNF-alpha and TNF-beta polymorphisms upon infectious risk and outcome in surgical intensive care patients. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2003 Summer;4(2):163-9.

8618.  Ethuin F, Delarche C, Gougerot-Pocidalo MA, Eurin B, Jacob L, Chollet-Martin S. Regulation of interleukin 12 p40 and p70 production by blood and alveolar phagocytes during severe sepsis. Lab Invest. 2003 Sep;83(9):1353-60.

8619.  Fartoukh M, Maitre B, Honore S, Cerf C, Zahar JR, Brun-Buisson C.  Diagnosing pneumonia during mechanical ventilation: the clinical pulmonary infection score revisited. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jul 15;168(2):173-9. Epub 2003 May 08.

8620.  Fowler VG Jr, Kaye KS, Simel DL, Cabell CH, McClachlan D, Smith PK, Levin S, Sexton DJ, Reller LB, Corey GR, Oddone EZ. Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia after median sternotomy: clinical utility of blood culture results in the identification of postoperative mediastinitis. Circulation. 2003 Jul 8;108(1):73-8. Epub 2003 Jun 23.

8621.  Ho SS, Chan PL, Wong PK, Antonio GE, Wong KT, Lyon DJ, Fung KS, Li CK, Cheng AF, Ahuja AT.  Eye of the storm: the roles of a radiology department in the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Jul;181(1):19-24.

8622.  Rosenthal VD, Guzman S, Orellano PW.  Nosocomial infections in medical-surgical intensive care units in Argentina: attributable mortality and length of stay. Am J Infect Control. 2003 Aug;31(5):291-5.

8623.  Rothan-Tondeur M, Meaume S, Girard L, Weill-Engerer S, Lancien E, Abdelmalak S, Rufat P, Le Blanche AF. Risk factors for nosocomial pneumonia in a geriatric hospital: a control-case one-center study.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Jul;51(7):997-1001.


8624.  Elseviers MM, Van Waeleghem JP; European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/European Renal Care Association. Identifying vascular access complications among ESRD patients in Europe. A prospective, multicenter study. Nephrol News Issues. 2003 Jul;17(8):61-4, 66-8, 99.

8625.  Hanna HA, Raad II, Hackett B, Wallace SK, Price KJ, Coyle DE, Parmley CL; M.D. Anderson Catheter Study Group. Antibiotic-impregnated catheters associated with significant decrease in nosocomial and multidrug-resistant bacteremias in critically ill patients. Chest. 2003 Sep;124(3):1030-8.

8626.  Lorente L, Lecuona M, Malaga J, Revert C, Mora ML, Sierra A. Bacterial filters in respiratory circuits: an unnecessary cost? Crit Care Med. 2003 Aug;31(8):2126-30.

8627.  Michalopoulos A, Sparos L. Post-operative wound infections. Nurs Stand. 2003 Jul 16-22;17(44):53-6, 58, 60.

8628.  Ng SK. Possible role of an animal vector in the SARS outbreak at Amoy Gardens. Lancet. 2003 Aug 16;362(9383):570-2.

8629.  Pittet D, Stephan F, Hugonnet S, Akakpo C, Souweine B, Clergue F. Hand-cleansing during postanesthesia care. Anesthesiology. 2003 Sep;99(3):530-5.

8630.  Quinteros M, Radice M, Gardella N, Rodriguez MM, Costa N, Korbenfeld D, Couto E, Gutkind G; Microbiology Study Group. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in enterobacteriaceae in Buenos Aires, Argentina, public hospitals. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003 Sep;47(9):2864-7.


8631.  Bonten MJ, Grundmann H. Selective digestive decontamination and antibiotic resistance: a balancing act. Crit Care Med. 2003 Aug;31(8):2239-40.

8632.  Trotter S. Management of the umbilical cord--a guide to best care. Midwives (Lond). 2003 Jul;6(7):308-11. Review.

8633.  Van Bever H, Hia C, Chye QS. Childhood SARS in Singapore. Arch Dis Child. 2003 Aug;88(8):742.  


April, 2004

Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

9270.  Baltimore RS. The difficulty of diagnosing ventilator-associated pneumonia. Pediatrics. 2003 Dec;112(6 Pt 1):1420-1.

9271.  Beck KD, Gastmeier P. Clinical or epidemiologic diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia: is there any difference? Am J Infect Control. 2003 Oct;31(6):331-5.

9272.  Geyik MF, Aldemir M, Hosoglu S, Tacyildiz HI. Epidemiology of burn unit infections in children. Am J Infect Control. 2003 Oct;31(6):342-6.

9273.  Harbarth S, Garbino J, Pugin J, Romand JA, Lew D, Pittet D. Inappropriate initial antimicrobial therapy and its effect on survival in a clinical trial of immunomodulating therapy for severe sepsis. Am J Med. 2003 Nov;115(7):529-35.

9274.  Melzer M, Eykyn SJ, Gransden WR, Chinn S. Is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus more virulent than methicillin-susceptible S. aureus? A comparative cohort study of British patients with nosocomial infection and bacteremia. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Dec 1;37(11):1453-60. Epub 2003 Nov 06.

9275.  Penders J, Huylenbroeck AA, Everaert K, Van Laere M, Verschraegen GL. Urinary infections in patients with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2003 Oct;41(10):549-52.

9276.  Rello J, Diaz E. Pneumonia in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2003 Oct;31(10):2544-51. Review.

9277.  Ruggero KA, Schroeder LK, Schreckenberger PC, Mankin AS, Quinn JP. Nosocomial superinfections due to linezolid-resistant Enterococcus faecalis: evidence for a gene dosage effect on linezolid MICs. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Nov;47(3):511-3.

9278.  Singh K, Hsu LY, Villacian JS, Habib A, Fisher D, Tambyah PA. Severe acute respiratory syndrome: lessons from Singapore. Emerg Infect Dis. 2003 Oct;9(10):1294-8.

9279.  Weatherstone KB, Franck LS, Klein NJ. Are there opportunities to decrease nosocomial infection by choice of analgesic regimen? Evidence for immunity and pain interactions. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Nov;157(11):1108-14. Review.


9280.  Apisarnthanarak A, Fraser VJ, Dunne WM, Little JR, Hoppe-Bauer J, Mayfield JL, Polish LB.  Stenotrophomonas maltophilia intestinal colonization in hospitalized oncology patients with diarrhea. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 15;37(8):1131-5. Epub 2003 Sep 18.

9281.  Chau PH, Yip PS. Monitoring the severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic and assessing effectiveness of interventions in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2003 Oct;57(10):766-9.

9282.  Delgado-Rodriguez M, Mariscal-Ortiz M, Gomez-Ortega A, Martinez-Gallego G, Palma-Perez S, Sillero-Arenas M, Medina-Cuadros M. Alcohol consumption and the risk of nosocomial infection in general surgery. Br J Surg. 2003 Oct;90(10):1287-93.

9283.  Herwaldt LA. Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage and surgical-site infections. Surgery. 2003 Nov;134(5 Suppl):S2-9. Review.

9284.  Ho AS, Sung JJ, Chan-Yeung M. An outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome among hospital workers in a community hospital in Hong Kong. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Oct 7;139(7):564-7.

9285.  Lloyd-Smith JO, Galvani AP, Getz WM. Curtailing transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome within a community and its hospital. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2003 Oct 7;270(1528):1979-89.

9286.  Naimi TS, LeDell KH, Como-Sabetti K, Borchardt SM, Boxrud DJ, Etienne J, Johnson SK, Vandenesch F, Fridkin S, O'Boyle C, Danila RN, Lynfield R.  Comparison of community- and health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. JAMA. 2003 Dec 10;290(22):2976-84.

9287.  Owotade FJ, Ogunbodede EO, Sowande OA. HIV/AIDS pandemic and surgical practice in a Nigerian teaching hospital. Trop Doct. 2003 Oct;33(4):228-31.

9288.  Yadegarynia D, Tarrand J, Raad I, Rolston K. Current spectrum of bacterial infections in patients with cancer. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 15;37(8):1144-5.

9289.  Zanella RC, Brandileone MC, Bokermann S, Almeida SC, Valdetaro F, Vitorio F, Moreira Mde F, Villins M, Salomao R, Pignatari AC. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of VanA Enterococcus isolated during the first nosocomial outbreak in Brazil. Microb Drug Resist. 2003 Fall;9(3):283-91.


9290.  Almuneef M, Dillon J, Abbas MF, Memish Z. Varicella zoster virus immunity in multinational health care workers of a Saudi Arabian hospital. Am J Infect Control. 2003 Oct;31(6):375-81.

9291.  Bridges CB, Kuehnert MJ, Hall CB. Transmission of influenza: implications for control in health care settings. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 15;37(8):1094-101. Epub 2003 Sep 19.


9292.  Bauer TT. Nosocomial pneumonia: therapy is just not good enough. Chest. 2003 Nov;124(5):1632-4.

9293.  Benninger MS. Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium extended release tablets: a new antimicrobial for the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis and community-acquired pneumonia. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2003 Oct;4(10):1839-46. Review.

9294.  Carbon C. A pooled analysis of telithromycin in the treatment of community-acquired respiratory tract infections in adults. Infection. 2003 Oct;31(5):308-17.

9295.  Cook T. Comparing the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway with the laryngeal tube airway. Anesth Analg. 2003 Oct;97(4):1202; author reply 1203.

9296.  d'Escrivan T, Roussel-Delvallez M, Alfandari S, Guery B. High level of resistance to levofloxacin of Streptococcus pneumoniae following fluoroquinolone therapy. Infection. 2003 Oct;31(5):366.

9297.  Ellerbeck EF, Totten B, Markello S, Patterson K, Sipe TR, Tilden C. Quality improvement in critical access hospitals: addressing immunizations prior to discharge. J Rural Health. 2003 Fall;19(4):433-8.

9298.  Fukuda T, Hackman RC, Guthrie KA, Sandmaier BM, Boeckh M, Maris MB, Maloney DG, Deeg HJ, Martin PJ, Storb RF, Madtes DK. Risks and outcomes of idiopathic pneumonia syndrome after nonmyeloablative and conventional conditioning regimens for allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Blood. 2003 Oct 15;102(8):2777-85. Epub 2003 Jul 10.

9299.  Golpe R, Mateos A. Rifampicin induced pneumonitis or bronchogenic spread of tuberculous empyema through a bronchopleural fistula? Thorax. 2003 Oct;58(10):910.

9300.  Goss CH, Rubenfeld GD, Park DR, Sherbin VL, Goodman MS, Root RK. Cost and incidence of social comorbidities in low-risk patients with community-acquired pneumonia admitted to a public hospital. Chest. 2003 Dec;124(6):2148-55.

9301.  Klopfenstein KJ, Rosselet R, Termuhlen A, Powell D. Successful treatment of Scedosporium pneumonia with voriconazole during AML therapy and bone marrow transplantation. Med Pediatr Oncol. 2003 Nov;41(5):494-5.

9302.  Ricart M, Lorente C, Diaz E, Kollef MH, Rello J. Nursing adherence with evidence-based guidelines for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2003 Nov;31(11):2693-6.

9303.  Ueyama K, Tomita S, Koshida Y. Aortic valve replacement by limited sternotomy for infective endocarditis in a patient with a tracheostomy. Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Oct;51(10):534-6.

9304.  Wood AY, Davit AJ 2nd, Ciraulo DL, Arp NW, Richart CM, Maxwell RA, Barker DE. A prospective assessment of diagnostic efficacy of blind protective bronchial brushings compared to bronchoscope-assisted lavage, bronchoscope-directed brushings, and blind endotracheal aspirates in ventilator-associated pneumonia. J Trauma. 2003 Nov;55(5):825-34. Review.

9305.  Wunderink RG, Rello J, Cammarata SK, Croos-Dabrera RV, Kollef MH. Linezolid vs vancomycin: analysis of two double-blind studies of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nosocomial pneumonia. Chest. 2003 Nov;124(5):1789-97.  


July, 2004

Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

10010.  Mehta S, Pawar D. Nosocomial infections: a historical preview.  Anticeptic, Madurai 2003; 100(12): 463-7.

10011.  Schutze GE, Gilliam CH, Jin S, Cavenaugh CK, Hall RW, Bradsher RW, Jacobs RF. Use of DNA fingerprinting in decision making for considering closure of neonatal intensive care units because of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bloodstream infections. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2004 Feb;23(2):110-4.

10012.  Spence RP, van der Reijden TJ, Dijkshoorn L, Towner KJ. Comparison of Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from United Kingdom hospitals with predominant Northern European genotypes by amplified-fragment length polymorphism analysis. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Feb;42(2):832-4.

10013.  Yalcin AN. Socioeconomic burden of nosocomial infections. Indian J med Sci 2003; 57(10): 450-6.

10014.  Yera H, Poulain D, Lefebvre A, Camus D, Sendid B. Polymicrobial candidaemia revealed by peripheral blood smear and chromogenic medium. J Clin Pathol. 2004 Feb;57(2):196-8. Review.


10015.  Bagattini M, Crispino M, Gentile F, Barretta E, Schiavone D, Boccia MC, Triassi M, Zarrilli R. A nosocomial outbreak of Serratia marcescens producing inducible Amp C-type beta-lactamase enzyme and carrying antimicrobial resistance genes within a class 1 integron. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Jan;56(1):29-36.

10016.  Castillo C, Villagra E, Sanhueza L, Ferres M, Mardones J, Mertz GJ. Prevalence of antibodies to hantavirus among family and health care worker contacts of persons with hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome: lack of evidence for nosocomial transmission of Andes virus to health care workers in Chile. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar;70(3):302-4.

10017.  Foongladda S, Sakulmaiwatana P, Petlum P, Vanprapar N. Candida species, genotypes and antifungal susceptibility of Candida isolates from blood samples of patients at the largest tertiary care hospital in Thailand during 1999-2002. J Med Assoc Thai. 2004 Jan;87(1):92-9.

10018.  Granchi TS, Abikhaled JA, Hirshberg A, Wall MJ, Mattox KL. Patterns of microbiology in intra-abdominal packing for trauma. J Trauma. 2004 Jan;56(1):45-51.

10019.  Jonas D, Spitzmuller B, Daschner FD, Verhoef J, Brisse S. Discrimination of Klebsiella pneumoniae and Klebsiella oxytoca phylogenetic groups and other Klebsiella species by use of amplified fragment length polymorphism. Res Microbiol. 2004 Jan-Feb;155(1):17-23.

10020.  Jureen R, Harthug S, Sornes S, Digranes A, Willems RJ, Langeland N. Comparative analysis of amplified fragment length polymorphism and pulsed field gel electrophoresis in a hospital outbreak and subsequent endemicity of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2004 Jan 15;40(1):33-9.

10021.  Kozitskaya S, Cho SH, Dietrich K, Marre R, Naber K, Ziebuhr W. The bacterial insertion sequence element IS256 occurs preferentially in nosocomial Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates: association with biofilm formation and resistance to aminoglycosides. Infect Immun. 2004 Feb;72(2):1210-5.

10022.  Lai CC, Teng LJ, Hsueh PR, Yuan A, Tsai KC, Tang JL, Tien HF. Clinical and microbiological characteristics of Rhizobium radiobacter infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Jan 1;38(1):149-53.

10023.  Miranda G, Castro N, Leanos B, Valenzuela A, Garza-Ramos U, Rojas T, Solorzano F, Chihu L, Silva J. Clonal and horizontal dissemination of Klebsiella pneumoniae expressing SHV-5 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase in a Mexican pediatric hospital. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jan;42(1):30-5.

10024.  Ribera A, Vila J, Fernandez-Cuenca F, Martinez-Martinez L, Pascual A, Beceiro A, Bou G, Cisneros JM, Pachon J, Rodriguez-Bano J; Spanish Group for Nosocomial Infection (GEIH).  Type 1 integrons in epidemiologically unrelated Acinetobacter baumannii isolates collected at Spanish hospitals. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Jan;48(1):364-5.

10025.  Rohr U, Wilhelm M, Muhr G, Gatermann S. Qualitative and (semi)quantitative characterization of nasal and skin methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage of hospitalized patients. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2004 Jan;207(1):51-5.

10026.  Villegas MV, Correa A, Perez F, Zuluaga T, Radice M, Gutkind G, Casellas JM, Ayala J, Lolans K, Quinn JP; Colombian Nosocomial Resistance Study Group. CTX-M-12 beta-lactamase in a Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolate in Colombia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Feb;48(2):629-31.


10027.  Auboyer C, Bouletreau P. Risk of bloodstream infection can be strongly decreased by a very moderate caloric intake or strongly increased by a very low caloric intake in severely ill patients in intensive care? Crit Care Med. 2004 Feb;32(2):591-2.

10028.  Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee and Hand-Hygiene Task Force; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America; Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology; Infection Diseases Society of America.  Guideline for hand hygiene in  healthcare settings. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Jan;198(1):121-7. Review.

10029.  Owolabi T, Kwolek S. Managing obstetrical patients during severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2004 Jan;26(1):35-41.

10030.  Parienti JJ. Quality of care and satisfaction among patients isolated for infection control. JAMA. 2004 Jan 28;291(4):420; author reply 421-2.

10031.  Swoboda SM, Earsing K, Strauss K, Lane S, Lipsett PA. Electronic monitoring and voice prompts improve hand hygiene and decrease nosocomial infections in an intermediate care unit. Crit Care Med. 2004 Feb;32(2):358-63.

10032.  Wan GH, Lu SC, Tsai YH. Polymerase chain reaction used for the detection of airborne Mycobacterium tuberculosis in health care settings. Am J Infect Control. 2004 Feb;32(1):17-22.  


October, 2004


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.