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Diagnosis, prevention and control of urinary tract infections: a survey of routine practices in Belgian nursing homes

infections are crucial as overuse of antibiotics can lead to a variety of negative consequences including the development of multidrug-resistant organisms. Objective: To determine infection prevention and ...

Fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli isolates after exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics: a retrospective case–control study

Abstract: Objectives To investigate whether prior exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics increases the risk of fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli. Methods This was a secondary analysis of ...

Genomic epidemiology of emerging ESBL-producing Kentucky in Europe.

Abstract: Global dissemination of ciprofloxacin-resistant Kentucky has been observed over the past decades. In recent years, there have been reports of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) producing. ...

Spatial and molecular mapping of Pfkelch13 gene polymorphism in Africa in the era of emerging Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinin: a systematic review.

isolates carrying mutations in the kelch13 (Pfkelch13) gene associated with artemisinin resistance (PfART-R) in southeast Asia threatens malaria control and elimination efforts. Emergence of PfART-R in ...

Deep amplicon sequencing for culture-free prediction of susceptibility or resistance to 13 anti-tuberculous drugs.

Source: Eur Respir J (2020) Abstract: Conventional molecular tests for detecting complex (MTBC) drug resistance on clinical samples cover a limited set of mutations. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) typically ...

Development of an NGS-Based Workflow for Improved Monitoring of Circulating Plasmids in Support of Risk Assessment of Antimicrobial Resistance Gene Dissemination.

Antibiotics (Basel), Volume 9, Issue 8 (2020) Keywords: Antimicrobial resistance MinION Plasmid sequencing Abstract: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most prominent public health threats. AMR genes ...

The Benefits of Whole Genome Sequencing for Foodborne Outbreak Investigation from the Perspective of a National Reference Laboratory in a Smaller Country.

analyzed using WGS and compared with their conventional investigations. The corresponding results were obtained, with WGS delivering even more information, e.g., on virulence and antimicrobial resistance ...

Use of a Whole Genome Sequencing-based approach for Mycobacterium tuberculosis surveillance in Europe in 2017-2019: an ECDC pilot study.

and lessons learned to be considered for the future development of a WGS-based surveillance system. WGS and epidemiological data of patients with rifampicin (RR) and multi-drug resistant ...

Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use and healthcare-associated infections in Belgian acute care hospitals: results of the Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS 2017.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Vandael Eline; Katrien Latour; Goossens, Herman; Magerman, Koen; Drapier, Nico; Boudewijn Catry; Versporten, Ann Source: Antimicrob Resist ...

SARS-CoV-2 prevalence, seroprevalence and seroconversion among healthcare workers in Belgium during the 2020 Covid-19 outbreak: Study protocol

Infections liées aux soins et antibiorésistance Zorginfecties en antibioticaresistentie Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance Réponse immunitaire Immuunrespons Immune response Maladies ...

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