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Bonetti, N R; Namdar, M; Günthard, H F; Gruner, C; Greutmann, M; Steffel, J; Hürlimann, D; Ruef, C; Tanner, F C; Jenni, R; Biaggi, P (2012). Early versus late initial echocardiographic assessment in infective endocarditis: similar findings and no difference in clinical outcome. Cardiovascular Medicine, 15(11):317-324.

Nemeth, J; Ledergerber, B; Preiswerk, B; Nobile, A; Karrer, S; Ruef, C; Kuster, S P (2012). Multidrug-resistant bacteria in travellers hospitalized abroad: prevalence, characteristics, and influence on clinical outcome. Journal of Hospital Infection, 82(4):254-259.

Thierfelder, C; Keller, P M; Kocher, C; Gaudenz, R; Hombach, M; Bloemberg, G V; Ruef, C (2012). Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus. Swiss Medical Weekly, 142(142):0.

Ruef, C (2011). Antibiotic resistance really starts to hurt. Infection, 39(6):499-500.

Ruef, C (2011). Borrelia burgdorferi bacteremia. Infection, 39(1):1.

Ruef, C (2011). Community-onset bacteremia may be an ominous sign. Infection, 39(5):397.

Meier, S; Weber, R; Zbinden, R; Ruef, C; Hasse, B (2011). Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing gram-negative pathogens in community-acquired urinary tract infections: an increasing challenge for antimicrobial therapy. Infection, 39(4):333-340.

Colombo, C; Masserey, V; Ruef, C (2011). Incidence of needlestick injuries and other sharps exposures in Swiss acute care hospitals: results of a sentinel surveillance study. Journal of Hospital Infection, 77(2):181-183.

Giner, A M; Kuster, S P; Zbinden, R; Ruef, C; Ledergerber, B; Weber, R (2011). Initial management of and outcome in patients with pneumococcal bacteremia: a retrospective study at a Swiss university hospital, 2003-2009. Infection, 39(6):519-526.

Sax, H; Uçkay, I; Balmelli, C; Bernasconi, E; Boubaker, K; Mühlemann, K; Ruef, C; Troillet, N; Widmer, A; Zanetti, G; Pittet, D (2011). Overall burden of healthcare-associated infections among surgical patients: results of a national study. Annals of Surgery, 253(2):365-370.

Ruef, C (2011). Prolonged duration of surgery: a new look at the causes. Infection, 39(3):183-184.

Gilomen, S; Ruef, C; Held, L; Cathomas, A; French, L E; Hafner, J (2011). Successful control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak at a university department of dermatology. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 25(4):441-446.

Ruef, C (2011). Why do physicians prescribe antibiotics? Infection, 39(4):287.

Nicoletti, J; Kuster, S; Sulser, T; Zbinden, R; Ruef, C; Ledergerber, B; Weber, R (2010). Risk factors for urinary tract infections due to ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli in a tertiary care urology department in Switzerland. Swiss Medical Weekly, (140):w13059.

Colombo, C; Ledergerber, B; Zysset, F; Francioli, P; Cavassini, M; Ruef, C (2010). HIV-, HBV und HCV-Exposition im medizinischen Bereich in der Schweiz von 2001 bis Ende Juni 2008. BAG Bulletin, (3):36-42.

Lucke, K; Kuster, S P; Bertea, M; Ruef, C; Bloemberg, G V (2010). A deep sternal wound infection caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 59(Pt 10):1254-1256.

Vavricka, S R; Tutuian, R; Imhof, A; Wildi, S; Gubler, C; Fruehauf, H; Ruef, C; Schoepfer, A M; Fried, M (2010). Air suctioning during colon biopsy forceps removal reduces bacterial air contamination in the endoscopy suite. Endoscopy, 42(9):736-741.

Pittet, D; Allegranzi, B; Chaiti, M N; Sax, H; Ruef, C (2010). Clean care is safer care. Die WHO widmet den ersten globalen Challenge für die Patientensicherheit der Infektionsprävention. Zürich: UniversitätsSpital Zürich.

Ruef, C (2010). Delayed diagnosis of tuberculosis. Infection, 38(6):431-432.

Cusini, A; Rampini, S K; Bansal, V; Ledergerber, B; Kuster, S P; Ruef, C; Weber, R (2010). Different patterns of inappropriate antimicrobial use in surgical and medical units at a tertiary care hospital in Switzerland: a prevalence survey. PLoS ONE, 5(11):e14011.

Ruef, C (2010). Infection control measures to prevent the transmission of nosocomial pathogens: can or should there be an international consensus? Infection, 38(3):157-158.

Ruef, C (2010). Prosthetic joint infections: what to do if the C-reactive protein level remains elevated. Infection, 38(4):247.

Kuster, S P; Hasse, B; Huebner, V; Bansal, V; Zbinden, R; Ruef, C; Ledergerber, B; Weber, R (2010). Risks factors for infections with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae at a tertiary care university hospital in Switzerland. Infection, 38(1):33-40.

Ruef, C (2010). Turning hand hygiene into a habit: the need is obvious. Infection, 38(5):347.

Ruef, C; Ruef, S A; Senn, G; Cathomas, A; Imhof, A (2009). Decolonisation of patients with wounds colonised by MRSA. Journal of Hospital Infection, 72(1):88-90.

Ruef, C (2009). Hand hygiene: adherence influenced by knowledge and subjective norms. Infection, 37(4):295.

Zingg, W; Imhof, A; Maggiorini, M; Stocker, R; Keller, E; Ruef, C (2009). Impact of a prevention strategy targeting hand hygiene and catheter care on the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections. Critical Care Medicine, 37(7):2167-2173.

Ruef, C (2009). Influenza moves to the front of public health concerns. Infection, 37(3):185.

Georgi, A K; Ruef, C; Rampini, S K (2009). Nadelstichverletzung - Gefährdung durch und Vorbeugung von blutübertragbaren Infektionen. Praxis, 98(20):1119-1127.

Schneeberger, A G; Gilbart, M K; Sheikh, R; Gerber, C; Ruef, C (2009). Non-purulent low-grade infection as cause of pain following shoulder surgery: preliminary results. La Chirurgia degli Organi di Movimento, 93(Supp 1):S71-S77.

Zingg, W; Demartines, N; Imhof, A; Senn, G; Ruef, C (2009). Rapid colonization with methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci after surgery. World Journal of Surgery, 33(10):2058-2062.

Kuster, S P; Ruef, C; Ledergerber, B; Hintermann, A; Deplazes, C; Neuber, L; Weber, R (2008). Quantitative antibiotic use in hospitals: Comparison of measurements, literature review, and recommendations for a standard of reporting. Infection, 36(6):549-559.

Fischer, N; Ruef, C; Ebnöther, C; Bächli, E B (2008). Rhinofacial Conidiobolus coronatus Infection Presenting with Nasal Enlargement. Infection, 36(6):594-596.

Kuster, S P; Ruef, C; Zbinden, R; Gottschalk, J; Ledergerber, B; Neuber, L; Weber, R (2008). Stratification of cumulative antibiograms in hospitals for hospital unit, specimen type, isolate sequence and duration of hospital stay. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 62(6):1451-1461.

Kuster, S P; Ruef, C; Bollinger, A K; Ledergerber, B; Hintermann, A; Deplazes, C; Neuber, L; Weber, R (2008). Correlation between case mix index and antibiotic use in hospitals. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 62(4):837-842.

Ruef, C (2008). A picture speaks a thousand words. Infection, 36(1):1.

Ruef, C (2008). Complicated skin and soft-tissue infections--consider gram-negative pathogens. Infection, 36(4):295.

Ruef, C (2008). Following guidelines under stress. Infection, 36(5):395.

Ruef, C (2008). Improved diagnosis of tuberculosis. Infection, 36(6):509.

Ruef, C (2008). Prescribing antibiotics - a two-way street. Infection, 36(2):99.

Ruef, C (2008). Treatment of infectious diseases--taking unexpected drug effects into consideration. Infection, 36(3):193.

Vavricka, S; Tutuian, R; Imhof, A; Wildi, S; Gubler, C; Fruehauf, H; Ruef, C; Fried, M (2006). Air suctioning during colon biopsy acquisition reduces bacterial contamination. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 63(5):AB108.

Laffer, R R; Ruef, C (2006). Diagnose und Therapie von Gelenkprotheseninfektionen. Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie, 65(1):12-17.

Bertisch, B; Ruef, C (2006). Pneumocystis-jiroveci-Pneumonie (PcP) bei Patienten mit rheumatologischen Erkrankungen: Fallbeschreibung und Review. Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie, 65(1):18-23.

Zinkernagel, A S; Speck, R F; Ruef, C; Zingg, W; Berger-Bachi, B; Springer, B (2005). Rapidly destructive staphylococcus epidermidis endocarditis. Infection, 33(3):148-150.

Ruef, C (2004). Epidemiology and Clinical Impact of Glycopeptide Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Infection, 32(6):315-327.

Colombo, C; Zink, R; Ruef, C (2003). Persistence of a Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clone in a Drug-Use Network. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 37(7):990-991.

Bosshard, P P; Kronenberg, A; Zbinden, R; Ruef, C; Bottger, E C; Altwegg, M (2003). Etiologic Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis by Broad-Range Polymerase Chain Reaction: A 3-Year Experience. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 37(2):167-172.

Fleisch, F; Zbinden, R; Vanoli, C; Ruef, C (2001). Epidemic Spread of a Single Clone of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus among Injection Drug Users in Zurich, Switzerland. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 32(4):581-586.

Vogt, P R; Brunner-La Rocca, H P; Carrel, T; von Segesser, L K; Ruef, C; Debatin, J; Seifert, Burkhardt; Kiowski, W; Turina, M I (1998). Cryopreserved arterial allografts in the treatment of major vascular infection: a comparison with conventional surgical techniques. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 116(6):965-972.

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