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Kohler, Philipp; Wolfensberger, Aline; Stampf, Susanne; Brönnimann, Andreas; Boggian, Katia; van Delden, Christian; Favre, Melody; Hirzel, Cédric; Khanna, Nina; Kuster, Stefan P; Manuel, Oriol; Neofytos, Dionysios; Ragozzino, Silvio; Schreiber, Peter W; Walti, Laura; Mueller, Nicolas J; Swiss Transplant Cohort Study (2021). Temporal trends, risk factors and outcomes of infections due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing Enterobacterales in Swiss solid organ transplant recipients between 2012 and 2018. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 10:50.

Forster, Dominik; Qu, Zhishuai; Pitsch, Gianna; Bruni, Estelle P; Kammerlander, Barbara; Pröschold, Thomas; Sonntag, Bettina; Posch, Thomas; Stoeck, Thorsten (2021). Lake ecosystem robustness and resilience inferred from a climate-stressed protistan plankton network. Microorganisms, 9(2):549.

Kuster, Stefan P; Böni, Jürg; Kouyos, Roger D; Huber, Michael; Schmutz, Stefan; Shah, Cyril; Bischoff-Ferrari, Heike A; Distler, Oliver; Battegay, Edouard; Giovanoli, Pietro; Guckenberger, Matthias; Kohler, Malcolm; Müller, Rouven; Petry, Heidi; Ruschitzka, Frank; McGeer, Allison; Coleman, Brenda L; Sax, Hugo; Weber, Rainer; Trkola, Alexandra (2021). Absenteeism and presenteeism in healthcare workers due to respiratory illness. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 42(3):268-273.

Zosso, Cyrill U; Wiesenberg, Guido L B (2021). Methylation procedures affect PLFA results more than selected extraction parameters. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 182:106164.

LeibundGut-Landmann, Salomé; Dawson, Thomas L (2021). Editorial: Malassezia: A skin commensal yeast impacting both health and disease. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 11:659219.

Hofmaenner, Daniel A; Wendel Garcia, Pedro David; Duvnjak, Branko; Chakrakodi, Bhavya; Maier, Julian D; Huber, Michael; Huder, Jon; Wolfensberger, Aline; Schreiber, Peter W; Schuepbach, Reto A; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Buehler, Philipp K; Brugger, Silvio D (2021). Bacterial but no SARS-CoV-2 contamination after terminal disinfection of tertiary care intensive care units treating COVID-19 patients. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 10:11.

Tayyrov, Annageldi; Schnetzler, Michèle; Gillis-Germitsch, Nina; Schnyder, Manuela (2021). Genetic diversity of the cardiopulmonary canid nematode Angiostrongylus vasorum within and between rural and urban fox populations. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 87:104618.

Ebrahim, Shahul H; Gozzer, Ernesto; Ahmed, Yusuf; Imtiaz, Rubina; Ditekemena, John; Rahman, N M Mujeeb; Schlagenhauf, Patricia; Alqahtani, Saleh A; Memish, Ziad A (2021). COVID-19 in the least developed, fragile, and conflict-affected countries - How can the most vulnerable be protected? International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 102:381-388.


Sommerstein, Rami; Marschall, Jonas; Atkinson, Andrew; Surbek, Daniel; Dominguez-Bello, Maria Gloria; Troillet, Nicolas; Widmer, Andreas F; SwissNoso (2020). Antimicrobial prophylaxis administration after umbilical cord clamping in cesarean section and the risk of surgical site infection: a cohort study with 55,901 patients. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 9:201.

Tektas, Sibel; Thurnheer, Thomas; Eliades, Theodore; Attin, Thomas; Karygianni, Lamprini (2020). Initial Bacterial Adhesion and Biofilm Formation on Aligner Materials. Antibiotics, 9(12):908.

Becker, Katja; Aranzana-Climent, Vincent; Cao, Sha; Nilsson, Anna; Shariatgorji, Reza; Haldimann, Klara; Platzack, Björn; Hughes, Diarmaid; Andrén, Per E; Böttger, Erik C; Friberg, Lena E; Hobbie, Sven N (2020). Efficacy of EBL-1003 (apramycin) against Acinetobacter baumannii lung infections in mice. Clinical Microbiology and Infection:Epub ahead of print.

Weissberg, Dana; Böni, Jürg; Rampini, Silvana K; Kufner, Verena; Zaheri, Maryam; Schreiber, Peter W; Abela, Irene A; Huber, Michael; Sax, Hugo; Wolfensberger, Aline (2020). Does respiratory co-infection facilitate dispersal of SARS-CoV-2? investigation of a super-spreading event in an open-space office. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 9:191.

Bonilla-Aldana, D Katterine; Aguirre-Florez, Mateo; Villamizar-Peña, Rhuvi; Gutiérrez-Ocampo, Estefanía; Henao-Martínez, Juan F; Cvetkovic-Vega, Aleksandar; Dhama, Kuldeep; Rabaan, AliA; Sah, Ranjit; Rodriguez-Morales, Alfonso J; Schlagenhauf, Patricia; Paniz-Mondolfi, Alberto (2020). After SARS-CoV-2, will H5N6 and other influenza viruses follow the pandemic path? Le Infezioni in Medicina, 28(4):475-485.

Kuratli, Jasmin; Leonard, Cory Ann; Nufer, Lisbeth; Marti, Hanna; Schoborg, Robert; Borel, Nicole (2020). Maraviroc, celastrol and azelastine alter Chlamydia trachomatis development in HeLa cells. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 69(12):1351-1366.

Schmidt, Janne S; Kuster, Stefan P; Nigg, Aurélien; Dazio, Valentina; Brilhante, Michael; Rohrbach, Helene; Bernasconi, Odette J; Büdel, Thomas; Campos-Madueno, Edgar I; Gobeli Brawand, Stefanie; Schuller, Simone; Endimiani, Andrea; Perreten, Vincent; Willi, Barbara (2020). Poor infection prevention and control standards are associated with environmental contamination with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales and other multidrug-resistant bacteria in Swiss companion animal clinics. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 9(1):93.

Martínez-González, Nahara Anani; Di Gangi, Stefania; Pichierri, Giuseppe; Neuner-Jehle, Stefan; Senn, Oliver; Plate, Andreas (2020). Time Trends and Factors Associated with Antibiotic Prescribing in Swiss Primary Care (2008 to 2020). Antibiotics, 9(11):837.

Mancini, Stefano; Bodendoerfer, Elias; Kolensnik-Goldmann, Natalia; Herren, Sebastian; Röthlin, Kim; Courvalin, Patrice; Böttger, Erik C (2020). Evaluation of standardized automated rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Enterobacterales-containing blood cultures: a proof-of-principle study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 75(11):3218-3229.

Young, Pang Y; Mueller, Thomas F; Sis, Banu; Churchill, Thomas A; Khadaroo, Rachel G (2020). Oncostatin M Plays a Critical Role in Survival after Acute Intestinal Ischemia: Reperfusion Injury. Surgical Infections, 21(9):799-806.

Senn, Viola; Bassler, Dirk; Choudhury, Rashikh; Scholkmann, Felix; Righini-Grunder, Franziska; Vuille-dit-Bile, Raphael N; Restin, Tanja (2020). Microbial Colonization From the Fetus to Early Childhood—A Comprehensive Review. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10:573735.

Zbinden, Florian R; De Ste Croix, Megan; Grandgirard, Denis; Haigh, Richard D; Vacca, Irene; Zamudio, Roxana; Goodall, Emily C A; Stephan, Roger; Oggioni, Marco R; Leib, Stephen L (2020). Pathogenic differences of Type 1 restriction-modification allele variants in experimental Listeria monocytogenes meningitis. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10:590657.

Schweizer, Tiziano A; Shambat, Srikanth Mairpady; Haunreiter, Vanina Dengler; Mestres, Carlos A; Weber, Alberto; Maisano, Francesco; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Hasse, Barbara (2020). Polyester vascular graft material and risk for intracavitary thoracic vascular graft infection. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 26(10):2448-2452.

Mattila, Mirjami; Somervuo, Panu; Korkeala, Hannu; Stephan, Roger; Tasara, Taurai (2020). Transcriptomic and phenotypic analyses of the Sigma B-dependent characteristics and the synergism between Sigma B and Sigma L in Listeria monocytogenes EGD-e. Microorganisms, 8(11):1644.

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M; Pánisová, Elena; Bachmann, Lucas M; Ambroggio, Lilliam; Berger, Christoph (2020). Evaluation of IgM Lateral Flow Assay as a Screening Tool for Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection in Childhood Pneumonia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 58(11):01498-20.

Sidler, Xaver; Sydler, Titus; Mateos, José Maria; Klausmann, Stefanie; Brugnera, Enrico (2020). Porcine Circovirus Type 2 Pathogenicity Alters Host’s Central Tolerance for Propagation. Pathogens, 9(10):839.

Wambui, Joseph; Eshwar, Athmanya K; Aalto-Araneda, Mariella; Pöntinen, Anna; Stevens, Marc J A; Njage, Patrick M K; Tasara, Taurai (2020). The analysis of field strains isolated from food, animal and clinical sources uncovers natural mutations in Listeria monocytogenes Nisin resistance genes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:549531.

Knirsch, Walter; Schuler, Stefanie Katharina; Christmann, Martin; Weber, Roland (2020). Correction to: Time‑trend population analysis of the clinical and epidemiologic effect on pediatric infective endocarditis after change of antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines. Infection, 48(5):679.

Schweiger, A; Kuster, S P; Maag, J; Züllig, S; Bertschy, S; Bortolin, E; John, G; Sax, H; Limacher, A; Atkinson, A; Schwappach, D; Marschall, J (2020). Impact of an evidence-based intervention on urinary catheter utilization, associated process indicators, and infectious and non-infectious outcomes. Journal of Hospital Infection, 106(2):364-371.

Knirsch, Walter; Schuler, Stefanie Katharina; Christmann, Martin; Weber, Roland (2020). Time-trend population analysis of the clinical and epidemiologic effect on pediatric infective endocarditis after change of antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines. Infection, 48(5):671-678.

Jang, Hyein; Chase, Hannah R; Gangiredla, Jayanthi; Grim, Christopher J; Patel, Isha R; Kothary, Mahendra H; Jackson, Scott A; Mammel, Mark K; Carter, Laurenda; Negrete, Flavia; Finkelstein, Samantha; Weinstein, Leah; Yan, QiongQiong; Iversen, Carol; Pagotto, Franco; Stephan, Roger; Lehner, Angelika; Eshwar, Athmanya K; Fanning, Séamus; Farber, Jeffery; Gopinath, Gopal R; Tall, Ben D; Pava-Ripoll, Monica (2020). Analysis of the molecular diversity among cronobacter species isolated from filth flies using targeted PCR, pan genomic DNA microarray, and whole Genome sequencing analyses. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:561204.

Martínez-González, Nahara Anani; Keizer, Ellen; Plate, Andreas; Coenen, Samuel; Valeri, Fabio; Verbakel, Jan Yvan Jos; Rosemann, Thomas; Neuner-Jehle, Stefan; Senn, Oliver (2020). Point-of-Care C-Reactive protein testing to reduce antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections in primary care: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Antibiotics, 9(9):E610.

Scotoni, Manuela; Koch, Julian; Julian, Timothy R; Clack, Lauren; Pitol, Ana K; Wolfensberger, Aline; Grass, Robert N; Sax, Hugo (2020). Silica nanoparticles with encapsulated DNA (SPED) - a novel surrogate tracer for microbial transmission in healthcare. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 9:152.

Stalder, Sandro; Marti, Hanna; Borel, Nicole; Sachse, Konrad; Albini, Sarah; Vogler, Barbara Renate (2020). Occurrence of Chlamydiaceae in Raptors and Crows in Switzerland. Pathogens, 9(9):724.

Wyler, J; Meyer Sauteur, P M; Zbinden, R; Berger, Christoph (2020). Improved diagnosis of cat-scratch disease with an IgM enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for Bartonella henselae using N-lauroyl-sarcosine-insoluble protein antigen. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 26(9):1271-1273.

Ghielmetti, Giovanni; Giger, Urs (2020). Mycobacterium avium: an emerging pathogen for dog breeds with hereditary immunodeficiencies. Current Clinical Microbiology Reports, 7(3):67-80.

Tennert, Christian; Zinovieva, Yoana; Shishkov, Kalin; Karygianni, Lamprini; Altenburger, Makus Jörg; Wierichs, Richard J; Al-Ahmad, Ali (2020). Improving the Efficiency of Photodynamic Chemotherapy in Root Canals against Enterococcus faecalis In Vitro. Antibiotics, 9(9):543.

Wambui, Joseph; Cernela, Nicole; Corti, Sabrina; Stephan, Roger (2020). Comparative genome analysis and phenotypic characterization of Clostridium gasigenes CGAS001 isolated from chilled vacuum-packed lamb meat. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:2048.

Burchard, Thomas; Karygianni, Lamprini; Hellwig, Elmar; Wittmer, Annette; Al-Ahmad, Ali (2020). Microbial Composition of Oral Biofilms after Visible Light and Water-Filtered Infrared a Radiation (VIS+wIRA) in Combination with Indocyanine Green (ICG) as Photosensitizer. Antibiotics, 9(9):532.

Sah, Ranjit; Donovan, Suzanne; Seth-Smith, Helena M B; Bloemberg, Guido; Wüthrich, Daniel; Stephan, Roger; Kataria, Sushila; Kumar, Mahadevan; Singla, Sonam; Deswal, Vikas; Kaur, Amarjeet; Neumayr, Andreas; Hinic, Vladimira; Egli, Adrian; Kuenzli, Esther (2020). A novel lineage of Ceftriaxone-resistant Salmonella Typhi from India that is closely related to XDR S. Typhi found in Pakistan. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 71(5):1327-1330.

Daley, Charles L; Iaccarino, Jonathan M; Lange, Christoph; Cambau, Emmanuelle; Wallace Jr, Richard J; Andrejak, Claire; Böttger, Erik C; Brozek, Jan; Griffith, David E; Guglielmetti, Lorenzo; Huitt, Gwen A; Knight, Shandra L; Leitman, Philip; Marras, Theodore K; Olivier, Kenneth N; Santin, Miguel; Stout, Jason E; Tortoli, Enrico; van Ingen, Jakko; Wagner, Dirk; Winthrop, Kevin L (2020). Treatment of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease: An Official ATS/ERS/ESCMID/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 71(4):905-913.

Daley, Charles L; Iaccarino, Jonathan M; Lange, Christoph; Cambau, Emmanuelle; Wallace, Richard J; Andrejak, Claire; Böttger, Erik C; Brozek, Jan; Griffith, David E; Guglielmetti, Lorenzo; Huitt, Gwen A; Knight, Shandra L; Leitman, Philip; Marras, Theodore K; Olivier, Kenneth N; Santin, Miguel; Stout, Jason E; Tortoli, Enrico; van Ingen, Jakko; Wagner, Dirk; Winthrop, Kevin L (2020). Treatment of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease: An Official ATS/ERS/ESCMID/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline: Executive Summary. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 71(4):e1-e36.

Vach, Kirstin; Al-Ahmad, Ali; Anderson, Annette; Woelber, Johan Peter; Karygianni, Lamprini; Wittmer, Annette; Hellwig, Elmar (2020). Analysing the Relationship between Nutrition and the Microbial Composition of the Oral Biofilm-Insights from the Analysis of Individual Variability. Antibiotics, 9(8):479.

Karygianni, L; Ren, Z; Koo, H; Thurnheer, T (2020). Biofilm Matrixome: Extracellular Components in Structured Microbial Communities. Trends in Microbiology, 28(8):668-681.

Aumayer, Helen; Leonard, Cory Ann; Pesch, Theresa; Prähauser, Barbara; Wunderlin, Sabina; Guscetti, Franco; Borel, Nicole (2020). Chlamydia suis is associated with intestinal NF-κB activation in experimentally infected gnotobiotic piglets. FEMS Pathogens and Disease, 78(6):ftaa040.

Gu, Shaohua; Wei, Zhong; Shao, Zhengying; Friman, Ville-Petri; Cao, Kehao; Yang, Tianjie; Kramer, Jos; Wang, Xiaofang; Li, Mei; Mei, Xinlan; Xu, Yangchun; Shen, Qirong; Kümmerli, Rolf; Jousset, Alexandre (2020). Competition for iron drives phytopathogen control by natural rhizosphere microbiomes. Nature Microbiology, 5(8):1002-1010.

Guggisberg, Annina R; Alvarez Rojas, Cristian A; Kronenberg, Philipp A; Miranda, Nadia; Deplazes, Peter (2020). A sensitive, one-way sequential sieving method to isolate helminths’ eggs and protozoal oocysts from tettuce for genetic identification. Pathogens, 9(8):E624.

The Respond Study Group (2020). How to RESPOND to Modern Challenges for People Living with HIV: A Profile for a New Cohort Consortium. Microorganisms, 8(8):1164.

Muchaamba, Francis; Eshwar, Athmanya K; von Ah, Ueli; Stevens, Marc J A; Tasara, Taurai (2020). Evolution of Listeria monocytogenes during a persistent human prosthetic hip joint infection. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:1726.

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M (2020). Challenges and Progress Toward Determining Pneumonia Etiology. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 71(3):514-516.

Vitale, Alessandra; Pessi, Gabriella; Urfer, Matthias; Locher, Hans H; Zerbe, Katja; Obrecht, Daniel; Robinson, John A; Eberl, Leo (2020). Identification of genes required for resistance to peptidomimetic antibiotics by transposon sequencing. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:1681.

Felten, Sandra; Klein-Richers, Ute; Hofmann-Lehmann, Regina; Bergmann, Michèle; Unterer, Stefan; Leutenegger, Christian M; Hartmann, Katrin (2020). Correlation of feline coronavirus shedding in feces with coronavirus antibody titer. Pathogens, 9(8):E598.

Habjanič, Jelena; Mathew, Anugraha; Eberl, Leo; Freisinger, Eva (2020). Deciphering the Enigmatic Function of Pseudomonas Metallothioneins. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:1709.

Liu, Yilei; Bellich, Barbara; Hug, Sebastian; Eberl, Leo; Cescutti, Paola; Pessi, Gabriella (2020). The exopolysaccharide Cepacian plays a role in the establishment of the Paraburkholderia phymatum – Phaseolus vulgaris symbiosis. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:1600.

Emond-Rheault, Jean-Guillaume; Hamel, Jérémie; Jeukens, Julie; Freschi, Luca; Kukavica-Ibrulj, Irena; Boyle, Brian; Tamber, Sandeep; Malo, Danielle; Franz, Eelco; Burnett, Elton; Daigle, France; Arya, Gitanjali; Sanderson, Kenneth; Wiedmann, Martin; Slawson, Robin M; Weadge, Joel T; Stephan, Roger; Bekal, Sadjia; Gruenheid, Samantha; Goodridge, Lawrence D; Levesque, Roger C (2020). The Salmonella enterica plasmidome as a reservoir of antibiotic resistance. Microorganisms, 8(7):1016.

Sommerstein, Rami; Fux, Christoph Andreas; Vuichard-Gysin, Danielle; Abbas, Mohamed; Marschall, Jonas; Balmelli, Carlo; Troillet, Nicolas; Harbarth, Stephan; Schlegel, Matthias; Widmer, Andreas; SwissNoso (2020). Risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission by aerosols, the rational use of masks, and protection of healthcare workers from COVID-19. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 9:100.

Sendi, P; Kaempfen, A; Uçkay, I; Meier, R (2020). Bone and joint infections of the hand. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 26(7):848-856.

Hage, René; Steinack, Carolin; Schuurmans, Macé M (2020). Calcineurin inhibitors revisited: A new paradigm for COVID-19? Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 24(4):365-367.

Kaelin, M B; Kuster, S P; Hasse, B; Schulthess, B; Imkamp, F; Halbe, M; Sander, P; Sax, H; Schreiber, P W (2020). Diversity of nontuberculous mycobacteria in Heater-Cooler Devices - results from prospective surveillance. Journal of Hospital Infection, 105(3):480-485.

Courlet, Perrine; Livio, Françoise; Alves Saldanha, Susana; Scherrer, Alexandra; Battegay, Manuel; Cavassini, Matthias; Stoeckle, Marcel; Decosterd, Laurent Arthur; Marzolini, Catia; Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2020). Real-life management of drug-drug interactions between antiretrovirals and statins. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 75(7):1972-1980.

Bodendoerfer, Elias; Marchesi, Martina; Imkamp, Frank; Courvalin, Patrice; Böttger, Erik C; Mancini, Stefano (2020). Co-occurrence of aminoglycoside and β-lactam resistance mechanisms in aminoglycoside- non-susceptible Escherichia coli isolated in the Zurich area, Switzerland. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 56(1):106019.

Malbon, Alexandra J; Russo, Giancarlo; Burgener, Carole; Barker, Emi N; Meli, Marina L; Tasker, Séverine; Kipar, Anja (2020). The effect of natural Feline Coronavirus infection on the host immune response: a whole-transcriptome analysis of the mesenteric lymph nodes in cats with and without feline infectious peritonitis. Pathogens, 9(7):524.

Fritschi, Janine; Marti, Hanna; Seth-Smith, Helena M B; Aeby, Sébastien; Greub, Gilbert; Meli, Marina L; Hofmann-Lehmann, Regina; Mühldorfer, Kristin; Stokar-Regenscheit, Nadine; Wiederkehr, Danja; Pilo, Paola; Van Den Broek, Peggy Rüegg-; Borel, Nicole (2020). Prevalence and phylogeny of Chlamydiae and hemotropic mycoplasma species in captive and free-living bats. BMC Microbiology, 20(1):182.

Etter, Danai; Corti, Sabrina; Spirig, Simona; Cernela, Nicole; Stephan, Roger; Johler, Sophia (2020). Staphylococcus aureus population structure and genomic profiles in asymptomatic carriers in Switzerland. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:1289.

Kuca, Thibaud; Passler, Thomas; Newcomer, Benjamin W; Neill, John D; Galik, Patricia K; Riddell, Kay P; Zhang, Yijing; Bayles, Darrell O; Walz, Paul H (2020). Changes introduced in the open reading frame of bovine viral diarrhea virus during serial infection of pregnant swine. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:1138.

Greppi, Anna; Asare, Paul Tetteh; Schwab, Clarissa; Zemp, Niklaus; Stephan, Roger; Lacroix, Christophe (2020). Isolation and comparative genomic analysis of reuterin-producing Lactobacillus reuteri from the chicken gastrointestinal tract. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:1166.

Mancini, Stefano; Röthlin, Kim; Bodendoerfer, Elias; Herren, Sebastian; Kolesnik-Goldmann, Natalia; Courvalin, Patrice; Zbinden, Reinhard; Böttger, Erik C (2020). Tentative breakpoints and areas of technical uncertainty for early reading automated disc diffusion for Enterobacterales. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 75(6):1495-1505.

Hochstrasser, Ramon; Hilbi, Hubert (2020). Legionella quorum sensing meets cyclic-di-GMP signaling. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 55(Juni):9-16.

Duguet, Thomas B; Soichot, Julien; Kuzyakiv, Rostyslav; Malmström, Lars; Tritten, Lucienne (2020). Extracellular vesicle-contained microRNA of C. elegans as a tool to decipher the molecular basis of nematode parasitism. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10:217.

Jiménez-Meléndez, Alejandro; Ramakrishnan, Chandra; Hehl, Adrian B; Russo, Giancarlo; Álvarez-García, Gema (2020). RNA-seq analyses reveal that endothelial activation and fibrosis are induced early and progressively by Besnoitia besnoiti host cell invasion and proliferation. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10:218.

Füri, Julia; Widmer, Andreas; Bornand, Delia; Berger, Christoph; Huttner, Benedikt; Bielicki, Julia Anna (2020). The potential negative impact of antibiotic pack on antibiotic stewardship in primary care in Switzerland: a modelling study. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 9:60.

Lukic, Dejana; Karygianni, Lamprini; Flury, Manuela; Attin, Thomas; Thurnheer, Thomas. Endodontic-Like Oral Biofilms as Models for Multispecies Interactions in Endodontic Diseases. 2020, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

Sparber, Florian; Ruchti, Fiorella; LeibundGut-Landmann, Salomé (2020). Host Immunity to Malassezia in Health and Disease. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10:198.

Bluemel, Sena; Wang, Lirui; Kuelbs, Claire; Moncera, Kelvin; Torralba, Manolito; Singh, Harinder; Fouts, Derrick E; Schnabl, Bernd (2020). Intestinal and hepatic microbiota changes associated with chronic ethanol administration in mice. Gut Microbes, 11(3):265-275.

Abbas, M; Rossel, A; de Kraker, M E A; von Dach, E; Marti, C; Emonet, S; Harbarth, S; Kaiser, L; Uçkay, I (2020). Association between treatment duration and mortality or relapse in adult patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a retrospective cohort study. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 26(5):626-631.

Sahrmann, Philipp; Gilli, Fabienne; Wiedemeier, Daniel B; Attin, Thomas; Schmidlin, Patrick R; Karygianni, Lamprini (2020). The Microbiome of Peri-Implantitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Microorganisms, 8(5):661.

Sax, Hugo; Schreiber, Peter W; Clack, Lauren; Ratz, David; Saint, Sanjay; Greene, M Todd; Kuster, Stefan P (2020). Preventing healthcare-associated infection in Switzerland: Results of a national survey. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 41(5):597-600.

De Vrieze, Mout; Varadarajan, Adithi R; Schneeberger, Kerstin; Bailly, Aurélien; Rohr, Rudolf P; Ahrens, Christian H; Weisskopf, Laure (2020). Linking comparative genomics of nine potato-associated Pseudomonas isolates with their differing biocontrol potential against late blight. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:857.

Meerwein, Milton; Tarnutzer, Andrea; Böni, Michelle; Van Bambeke, Françoise; Hombach, Michael; Zinkernagel, Annelies S (2020). Increased azithromycin susceptibility of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria on RPMI-1640 agar assessed by disk diffusion testing. Antibiotics, 9(5):218.

Harro, Janette M; Shirtliff, Mark E; Arnold, William; Kofonow, Jennifer M; Dammling, Chad; Achermann, Yvonne; Brao, Kristen; Parvizi, Javad; Leid, Jeff G (2020). Development of a novel and rapid antibody-based diagnostic for chronic staphylococcus aureus Infections based on biofilm antigens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 58(5):e01414-e01419.

Forconi, Catherine S; Oduor, Cliff I; Oluoch, Peter O; Ong'echa, John M; Münz, Christian; Bailey, Jeffrey A; Moormann, Ann M (2020). A New Hope for CD56negCD16pos NK Cells as Unconventional Cytotoxic Mediators: An Adaptation to Chronic Diseases. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10:162.

Unterweger, Christine; Schwarz, Lukas; Jelocnik, Martina; Borel, Nicole; Brunthaler, René; Inic-Kanada, Aleksandra; Marti, Hanna (2020). Isolation of tetracycline-resistant Chlamydia suis from a pig herd affected by reproductive disorders and conjunctivitis. Antibiotics, 9(4):E187.

Ertuğrul, Bülent; Uçkay, İlker; Schöni, Madlaina; Peter-Riesch, Bettina; Lipsky, Benjamin A (2020). Management of diabetic foot infections in the light of recent literature and new international guidelines. Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy, 18(4):293-305.

Buckrell, Steven; Coleman, Brenda L; McNeil, Shelly A; Katz, Kevin; Muller, Matthew P; Simor, Andrew; Loeb, Mark; Powis, Jeff; Kuster, Stefan P; Di Bella, Julia M; Coleman, Kristy K L; Drews, Steven J; Kohler, Philipp; McGeer, Allison (2020). Sources of viral respiratory infections in Canadian acute care hospital healthcare personnel. Journal of Hospital Infection, 104(4):513-521.

Zhang, Xiaozhou; Arnold, Isabelle C; Müller, Anne (2020). Mechanisms of persistence, innate immune activation and immunomodulation by the gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 54:1-10.

Krauss, Jochen; Vikuk, Veronika; Young, Carolyn A; Krischke, Markus; Mueller, Martin J; Baerenfaller, Katja (2020). Epichloë Endophyte Infection Rates and Alkaloid Content in Commercially Available Grass Seed Mixtures in Europe. Microorganisms, 8(4):498.

Mischlinger, Johannes; Rönnberg, Caroline; Álvarez-Martínez, Míriam J; Bühler, Silja; Paul, Małgorzata; Schlagenhauf, Patricia; Petersen, Eskild; Ramharter, Michael (2020). Imported Malaria in Countries where Malaria Is Not Endemic: a Comparison of Semi-immune and Nonimmune Travelers. Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 33(2):e00104.

Mischlinger, Johannes; Muranaka, Riko; Bühler, Silja; Ramharter, Michael (2020). Measles, vaccines and types of perception bias in public debates. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 70(6):1258-1259.

Endimiani, Andrea; Brilhante, Michael; Bernasconi, Odette J; Perreten, Vincent; Schmidt, Janne S; Dazio, Valentina; Nigg, Aurélien; Gobeli Brawand, Stefanie; Kuster, Stefan P; Schuller, Simone; Willi, Barbara (2020). Employees of Swiss veterinary clinics colonized with epidemic clones of carbapenemase-producing Escherichia coli. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 75(3):766-768.

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Shepherd, Leah; Ryom, Lene; Law, Matthew; Petoumenos, Kathy; Hatleberg, Camilla Ingrid; d'Arminio Monforte, Antonella; Sabin, Caroline; Bower, Mark; Bonnet, Fabrice; Reiss, Peter; de Wit, Stephane; Pradier, Christian; Weber, Rainer; El-Sadr, Wafaa; Lundgren, Jens; Mocroft, Amanda (2019). Cessation of Cigarette Smoking and the Impact on Cancer Incidence in HIV-positive Persons: The D:A:D Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 68(4):650-657.

Scudeller, L; Rodríguez-Baño, J; Zinkernagel, A; Tacconelli, Evelina; Akova, M; Friedrich, A W; Sanguinetti, M; Paul, M; Poljak, M (2019). ESCMID white paper: a guide on ESCMID guidance documents. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 25(2):155-162.

Braun, Dominique L; Hampel, Benjamin; Kouyos, Roger; Nguyen, Huyen; Shah, Cyril; Flepp, Markus; Stöckle, Marcel; Conen, Anna; Béguelin, Charles; Künzler-Heule, Patrizia; Nicca, Dunja; Schmid, Patrick; Delaloye, Julie; Rougemont, Mathieu; Bernasconi, Enos; Rauch, Andri; Günthard, Huldrych F; Böni, Jürg; Fehr, Jan S; Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2019). High Cure Rates With Grazoprevir-Elbasvir With or Without Ribavirin Guided by Genotypic Resistance Testing Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Hepatitis C Virus-coinfected Men Who Have Sex With Men. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 68(4):569-576.

Braun, Dominique L; Hampel, Benjamin; Martin, Eileen; Kouyos, Roger; Kusejko, Katharina; Grube, Christina; Flepp, Markus; Stöckle, Marcel; Conen, Anna; Béguelin, Charles; Schmid, Patrick; Delaloye, Julie; Rougemont, Mathieu; Bernasconi, Enos; Rauch, Andri; Günthard, Huldrych F; Böni, Jürg; Fehr, Jan S; Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2019). High Number of Potential Transmitters Revealed in a Population-based Systematic Hepatitis C Virus RNA Screening Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected Men Who Have Sex With Men. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 68(4):561-568.

Bachmann, Nadine; von Braun, Amrei; Labhardt, Niklaus D; Kadelka, Claus; Günthard, Huldrych F; Sekaggya-Wiltshire, Christine; Castelnuovo, Barbara; Kambugu, Andrew; Lejone, Thabo I; Böni, Jürg; Yerly, Sabine; Perreau, Matthieu; Klimkait, Thomas; Kouyos, Roger D; Fehr, Jan; Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2019). Importance of routine viral load monitoring: higher levels of resistance at ART failure in Uganda and Lesotho compared with Switzerland. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 74(2):468-472.

Guanziroli, N; Hannouche, D; Uçkay, I (2019). Is malnutrition associated with orthopaedic infections? A single-centre pilot evaluation. Journal of Hospital Infection, 101(2):229-230.

Polkinghorne, A; Borel, Nicole; Heijne, M; Pannekoek, Y (2019). New evidence for domesticated animals as reservoirs of Chlamydia-associated community-acquired pneumonia. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 25(2):131-132.

Günthard, Huldrych F; Calvez, Vincent; Paredes, Roger; Pillay, Deenan; Shafer, Robert W; Wensing, Annemarie M; Jacobsen, Donna M; Richman, Douglas D (2019). Human Immunodeficiency Virus Drug Resistance: 2018 Recommendations of the International Antiviral Society-USA Panel. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 68(2):177-187.

von Braun, Amrei; Castelnuovo, Barbara; Ledergerber, Bruno; Cusato, Jessica; Buzibye, Allan; Kambugu, Andrew; Fehr, Jan; Calcagno, Andrea; Lamorde, Mohammed; Sekaggya-Wiltshire, Christine (2019). High efavirenz serum concentrations in TB/HIV-coinfected Ugandan adults with a CYP2B6 516 TT genotype on anti-TB treatment. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 74(1):135-138.

Grabinger, Thomas; Glaus Garzon, Jesus Francisco; Hausmann, Martin; Geirnaert, Annelies; Lacroix, Christophe; Hennet, Thierry (2019). Alleviation of Intestinal Inflammation by Oral Supplementation With 2-Fucosyllactose in Mice. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:1385.

Fernández, Noemí; Cabrera, Juan J; Varadarajan, Adithi R; Lutz, Stefanie; Ledermann, Raphael; Roschitzki, Bernd; Eberl, Leo; Bedmar, Eulogio J; Fischer, Hans-Martin; Pessi, Gabriella; Ahrens, Christian H; Mesa, Socorro (2019). An Integrated Systems Approach Unveils New Aspects of Microoxia-Mediated Regulation in Bradyrhizobium diazoefficiens. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:924.

Bağcıoğlu, M; Fricker, M; Johler, Sophia; Ehling-Schulz, M (2019). Detection and identification of Bacillus cereus, Bacillus cytotoxicus, Bacillus thuringiensis, Bacillus mycoides and Bacillus weihenstephanensis via machine learning based FTIR Spectroscopy. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:902.

Allemann, Aurélie; Kraemer, Julia G; Korten, Insa; Ramsey, Kathryn; Casaulta, Carmen; SCILD Study Group; Wüthrich, Daniel; Ramette, Alban; Endimiani, Andrea; Latzin, Philipp; Hilty, Markus (2019). Nasal Resistome Development in Infants With Cystic Fibrosis in the First Year of Life. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:212.

Poeker, Sophie A; Lacroix, Christophe; de Wouters, Tomas; Spalinger, Marianne R; Scharl, Michael; Geirnaert, Annelies (2019). Stepwise Development of an in vitro Continuous Fermentation Model for the Murine Caecal Microbiota. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:1166.

Calderón, Claudia E; Tienda, Sandra; Heredia-Ponce, Zaira; Arrebola, Eva; Cárcamo-Oyarce, Gerardo; Eberl, Leo; Cazorla, Francisco M (2019). The Compound 2-Hexyl, 5-Propyl Resorcinol Has a Key Role in Biofilm Formation by the Biocontrol Rhizobacterium Pseudomonas chlororaphis PCL1606. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:396.


Bourras, Salim; Praz, Coraline R; Spanu, Pietro D; Keller, Beat (2018). Cereal powdery mildew effectors: a complex toolbox for an obligate pathogen. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 46:26-33.

Hartman, Kyle; van der Heijden, Marcel G A; Wittwer, Raphaël A; Banerjee, Samiran; Walser, Jean-Claude; Schlaeppi, Klaus (2018). Cropping practices manipulate abundance patterns of root and soil microbiome members paving the way to smart farming. Microbiome, 6(1):14.

Tackmann, Janko; Arora, Natasha; Schmidt, Thomas Sebastian Beedikt; Rodrigues, João Frederico Matias; von Mering, Christian (2018). Ecologically informed microbial biomarkers and accurate classification of mixed and unmixed samples in an extensive cross-study of human body sites. Microbiome, 6:192.

Peterhans, Sophie; Stevens, Marc J A; Nüesch-Inderbinen, Magdalena; Schmitt, Sarah; Stephan, Roger; Zurfluh, Katrin (2018). First report of a blaNDM-5-harbouring Escherichia coli ST167 isolated from a wound infection in a dog in Switzerland. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, 15:226-227.

Mehrshad, Maliheh; Salcher, Michaela M; Okazaki, Yusuke; Nakano, Shin-ichi; Šimek, Karel; Andrei, Adrian-Stefan; Ghai, Rohit (2018). Hidden in plain sight—highly abundant and diverse planktonic freshwater Chloroflexi. Microbiome, 6(1):176.

Sirová, Dagmara; Bárta, Jiří; Šimek, Karel; Posch, Thomas; Pech, Jiří; Stone, James; Borovec, Jakub; Adamec, Lubomír; Vrba, Jaroslav (2018). Hunters or farmers? Microbiome characteristics help elucidate the diet composition in an aquatic carnivorous plant. Microbiome, 6(1):225.

Fuchs, A; Gotta, V; Decker, M-L; Szinnai, G; Baumann, P; Bonhoeffer, J; Ritz, N (2018). Cytokine kinetic profiles in children with acute lower respiratory tract infection: a post hoc descriptive analysis from a randomized control trial. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 24(12):1341.e1-1341.e7.

Böni, Laura; Kuster, Stefan P; Bartik, Bianka; Zbinden, Reinhard; Zingg, Patrick O; Achermann, Yvonne (2018). Association of Cutibacterium avidum Colonization in the Groin With Obesity: A Potential Risk Factor for Hip Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 67(12):1878-1882.

Personnic, Nicolas; Striednig, Bianca; Hilbi, Hubert (2018). Legionella quorum sensing and its role in pathogen-host interactions. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 41:29-35.

Okazaki, Yusuke; Salcher, Michaela M; Callieri, Cristiana; Nakano, Shin-ichi (2018). The Broad Habitat Spectrum of the CL500-11 Lineage (Phylum Chloroflexi), a Dominant Bacterioplankton in Oxygenated Hypolimnia of Deep Freshwater Lakes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:2891.

Kuratli, Jasmin; Pesch, Theresa; Marti, Hanna; Leonard, Cory Ann; Blenn, Christian; Torgerson, Paul R; Borel, Nicole (2018). Water filtered infrared A and visible light (wIRA/VIS) irradiation reduces chlamydia trachomatis infectivity independent of targeted cytokine inhibition. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:2757.

Kritikos, A; Neofytos, D; Khanna, N; Schreiber, P W; Boggian, K; Bille, J; Schrenzel, J; Mühlethaler, K; Zbinden, R; Bruderer, T; Goldenberger, D; Pfyffer, G; Conen, A; Van Delden, C; Zimmerli, S; Sanglard, D; Bachmann, D; Marchetti, O; Lamoth, F; Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS) (2018). Accuracy of Sensititre YeastOne echinocandins epidemiological cut-off values for identification of FKS mutant Candida albicans and Candida glabrata: a ten year national survey of the Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS). Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 24(11):1214.e1-1214.e4.

Borel, Nicole; Marti, Hanna; Pospischil, Andreas; Pesch, Theresa; Prähauser, Barbara; Wunderlin, Sabina; Seth-Smith, Helena M B; Low, Nicola; Flury, Renata (2018). Chlamydiae in human intestinal biopsy samples. FEMS Pathogens and Disease, 76(8):fty081.

Plate, Andreas; Stadler, Laura; Sutter, Reto; Anagnostopoulos, Alexia; Frustaci, Dario; Zbinden, Reinhard; Fucentese, Sandro F; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Zingg, Patrick O; Achermann, Yvonne (2018). Inflammatory disorders mimicking periprosthetic joint infections may result in false positive α-defensin. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 24(11):1212.e1-1212.e6.

Schreiber, Peter W; Hasse, Barbara; Sax, Hugo (2018). Mycobacterium chimaera infections after cardiac surgery - lessons learned. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 24(11):1117-1118.

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M; Unger, Wendy W J; van Rossum, Annemarie M C; Berger, Christoph (2018). The Art and Science of Diagnosing Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 37(11):1192-1195.

Schreiber, Peter W; Sax, Hugo; Wolfensberger, Aline; Clack, Lauren; Kuster, Stefan P; SwissNoso (2018). The preventable proportion of healthcare-associated infections 2005-2016: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(11):1277-1295.

Kalt, Fabian; Schulthess, Bettina; Sidler, Fabian; Herren, Sebastian; Fucentese, Sandro F; Zingg, Patrick O; Berli, Martin; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Zbinden, Reinhard; Achermann, Yvonne (2018). Corynebacterium species rarely cause orthopedic infections. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 56(12):e01200-18.

Wolfensberger, Aline; Meier, Marie-Theres; Clack, Lauren; Schreiber, Peter W; Sax, Hugo (2018). Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia ‒ a mixed-method study to find behavioral leverage for better protocol adherence. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(10):1222-1229.

Nüesch-Inderbinen, Magdalena; Morach, Marina; Cernela, Nicole; Althaus, Denise; Jost, Marianne; Mäusezahl, Mirjam; Bloomberg, Guido; Stephan, Roger (2018). Serotypes and virulence profiles of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains isolated during 2017 from human infections in Switzerland. International Journal of Medical Microbiology : IJMM, 308(7):933-939.

Arrigo, Mattia; Vodovar, Nicolas; Von Moos, Seraina; Masson, Elisabeth; Segerer, Stephan; Cippà, Pietro E; Mebazaa, Alexandre (2018). High accuracy of proximity extension assay technology for the quantification of plasma brain natriuretic peptide. Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, 32(8):e22574.

Schiavi, E; Plattner, S; Rodriguez-Perez, N; Barcik, W; Frei, R; Ferstl, R; Kurnik-Lucka, M; Groeger, D; Grant, R; Roper, J; Altmann, F; van Sinderen, D; Akdis, C A; O'Mahony, L (2018). Exopolysaccharide from Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum 35624™ modulates murine allergic airway responses. Beneficial Microbes, 9(5):761-773.

Plate, Andreas; Kohl, Thomas A; Keller, Peter M; Majer, Sabine; Fulchini, Rosamaria; Strahm, Carol; Medugno, Cristoforo; Rancic, Zoran; Husmann, Lars; Sax, Hugo; Niemann, Stefan; Hasse, Barbara (2018). Aortic endograft infection with Mycobacterium chimaera and Granulicatella adiacens, Switzerland, 2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(9):1700-1704.

Wolfensberger, Aline; Clack, Lauren; Kuster, Stefan P; Passerini, Simone; Mody, Lona; Chopra, Vineet; Mann, Jason; Sax, Hugo (2018). Transfer of pathogens to and from patients, healthcare providers, and medical devices during care activity-a systematic review and meta-analysis. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(09):1093-1107.

Zurfluh, Katrin; Stevens, Marc J A; Stephan, Roger; Nüesch-Inderbinen, Magdalena (2018). Complete and assembled genome sequence of an NDM-5 and CTX-M-15 producing Escherichia coli sequence type 617 isolated from wastewater in Switzerland. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, 15:105-106.

Robert-Gangneux, Florence; Meroni, Valeria; Dupont, Damien; et al; Mueller, Nicolas J (2018). Toxoplasmosis in Transplant Recipients, Europe, 2010-2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(8):1497-1504.

Johler, Sophia; Kalbhenn, Eva M; Heini, Nicole; Brodmann, Peter; Gautsch, Sylvia; Bağcioğlu, Murat; Contzen, Matthias; Stephan, Roger; Ehling-Schulz, Monika (2018). Enterotoxin production of Bacillus thuringiensis isolates from biopesticides, foods, and outbreaks. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:1915.

de Kraker, Marlieke E A; Sommer, Harriet; de Velde, Femke; Gravestock, Isaac; Weiss, Emmanuel; McAleenan, Alexandra; Nikolakopoulos, Stavros; Amit, Ohad; Ashton, Teri; Beyersmann, Jan; Held, Leonhard; Lovering, Andrew M; MacGowan, Alasdair P; Mouton, Johan W; Timsit, Jean-François; Wilson, David; Wolkewitz, Martin; Bettiol, Esther; Dane, Aaron; Harbarth, Stephan (2018). Optimizing the Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials for Antibacterials Against Multidrug-resistant Organisms: A White Paper From COMBACTE’s STAT-Net. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 67(12):1922-1931.

Carroll, L M; Zurfluh, K; Jang, H; Gopinath, G R; Nüesch-Inderbinen, Magdalena; Poirel, L; Nordmann, P; Stephan, Roger; Guldimann, Claudia (2018). First report of an mcr-1-harboring Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serotype 4,5,12:i:- strain isolated from blood of a patient in Switzerland. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 52(5):740-741.

Ujmajuridze, Aleksandre; Chanishvili, Nina; Goderdzishvili, Marina; Leitner, Lorenz; Mehnert, Ulrich; Chkhotua, Archil; Kessler, Thomas M; Sybesma, Wilbert (2018). Adapted Bacteriophages for Treating Urinary Tract Infections. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:1832.

Mancini, Stefano; Marchesi, Martina; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Schmid, Marc; Courvalin, Patrice; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2018). Combining forecast probabilities with graphical visualization for improved reporting of antimicrobial susceptibility testing. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 73(8):2266-2268.

Kessi, Janine; Hörtensteiner, Stefan (2018). Inhibition of bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis in the purple phototrophic bacteria Rhodospirillumrubrum and Rhodobacter capsulatus grown in the presence of a toxic concentration of selenite. BMC Microbiology, 18(1):81.

Marti, Hanna; Borel, Nicole; Dean, Deborah; Leonard, Cory A (2018). Evaluating the antibiotic susceptibility of chlamydia – new approaches for in vitro assays. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:1414.

Nüesch-Inderbinen, Magdalena; Cernela, Nicole; Wüthrich, Daniel; Egli, Adrian; Stephan, Roger (2018). Genetic characterization of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli belonging to the emerging hybrid pathotype O80:H2 isolated from humans 2010–2017 in Switzerland. International Journal of Medical Microbiology : IJMM, 308(5):534-538.

Schreiber, Peter W; Köhler, Nora; Cervera, Rosita; Hasse, Barbara; Sax, Hugo; Keller, Peter M (2018). Detection limit of Mycobacterium chimaera in water samples for monitoring medical device safety: insights from a pilot experimental series. Journal of Hospital Infection, 99(3):284-289.

Kuehl, Richard; Banderet, Florian; Egli, Adrian; Keller, Peter M; Frei, Reno; Döbele, Thomas; Eckstein, Friedrich; Widmer, Andreas F (2018). Different Types of Heater-Cooler Units and Their Risk of Transmission of Mycobacterium chimaera During Open-Heart Surgery: Clues From Device Design. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(7):834-840.

Murra, May; Lützen, Lisbeth; Barut, Aynur; Zbinden, Reinhard; Lund, Marianne; Villesen, Palle; Nørskov-Lauritsen, Niels (2018). Whole-Genome Sequencing of Aggregatibacter Species Isolated from Human Clinical Specimens and Description of Aggregatibacter kilianii sp. nov. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 56(7):pii: e00053.

Reinwald, M; Silva, J T; Mueller, N J; Fortún, J; Garzoni, C; de Fijter, J W; Fernández-Ruiz, M; Grossi, P; Aguado, J M (2018). ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Compromised Hosts (ESGICH) Consensus Document on the safety of targeted and biological therapies: an infectious diseases perspective (Intracellular signaling pathways: tyrosine kinase and mTOR inhibitors). Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 24 Suppl:S53-S70.

Bock, Christina; Salcher, Michaela M; Jensen, Manfred; Pandey, Ram Vinay; Boenigk, Jens (2018). Synchrony of Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Planktonic Communities in Three Seasonally Sampled Austrian Lakes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:1290.

Alvarez Rojas, Cristian A; Mathis, Alexander; Deplazes, Peter (2018). Assessing the contamination of food and the environment with taenia and echinococcus eggs and their zoonotic transmission. Current Clinical Microbiology Reports, 5(2):154-163.

Nüesch-Inderbinen, Magdalena; Zurfluh, Katrin; Stevens, Marc J A; Stephan, Roger (2018). Complete and assembled genome sequence of an NDM-9- and CTX-M-15-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST147 wastewater isolate from Switzerland. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, 13:53-54.

Thurnheer, T; Belibasakis, G N (2018). Streptococcus oralis maintains homeostasis in oral biofilms by antagonizing the cariogenic pathogen Streptococcus mutans. Molecular Oral Microbiology, 33(3):234-239.

Pericàs, J M; Moreno, A; Almela, M; García-de-la-Mària, C; Marco, F; Muñoz, P; Peña, C; de Alarcón, A; Del Río, A; Eworo, A; Cruceta, A; Paré, J C; Mestres, C A; Miró, J M; FOSIMI Investigators (2018). Efficacy and safety of fosfomycin plus imipenem versus vancomycin for complicated bacteraemia and endocarditis due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a randomized clinical trial. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 24(6):673-676.

Askari, Zeynab; Mas-Coma, Santiago; Bouwman, Abigail S; Boenke, Nicole; Stöllner, Thomas; Aali, Abolfazl; Rezaiian, Mostafa; Mowlavi, Gholamreza (2018). Fasciola hepatica eggs in paleofaeces of the Persian onager Equus hemionus onager, a donkey from Chehrabad archaeological site, dating back to the Sassanid Empire (224-651 AD), in ancient Iran. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 62:233-243.

Mbunkah, Herbert A; Marzel, Alex; Schmutz, Stefan; Kok, Yik Lim; Zagordi, Osvaldo; Shilaih, Mohaned; Nsanwe, Ndi N; Mbu, Eyongetah T; Besong, Lydia M; Sama, Bella A; Orock, Emmanuel; Kouyos, Roger D; Günthard, Huldrych F; Metzner, Karin J (2018). Low prevalence of transmitted HIV-1 drug resistance detected by a dried blood spot (DBS)-based next-generation sequencing (NGS) method in newly diagnosed individuals in Cameroon in the years 2015-16. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 73(7):1917-1929.

Trück, Johannes; Kelly, Sarah; Jawad, Sena; Snape, Matthew D; Voysey, Merryn; Pollard, Andrew J (2018). Differences in Immunization Site Pain in Toddlers Vaccinated With Either the 10- or the 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 37(4):e103-e106.

Payne, B; Simmen, H-P; Csuka, E; Hintzpeter, M; Pahl, S; Brill, F H H (2018). Randomized controlled clinical trial on the antiseptic efficacy of polihexanide 0.04% on acute traumatic wounds. Journal of Hospital Infection, 98(4):429-432.

Veit, Olivia; Domingo, Cristina; Niedrig, Matthias; Staehelin, Cornelia; Sonderegger, Beat; Héquet, Delphine; Stoeckle, Marcel; Calmy, Alexandra; Schiffer, Veronique; Bernasconi, Enos; Flury, Domenica; Hatz, Christoph; Zwahlen, Marcel; Furrer, Hansjakob; Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2018). Long-term Immune Response to Yellow Fever Vaccination in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Infected Individuals Depends on HIV RNA Suppression Status: Implications for Vaccination Schedule. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 66(7):1099-1108.

Losasso, Carmen; Eckert, Ester M; Mastrorilli, Eleonora; Villiger, Jorg; Mancin, Marzia; Patuzzi, Ilaria; Di Cesare, Andrea; Cibin, Veronica; Barrucci, Federica; Pernthaler, Jakob; Corno, Gianluca; Ricci, Antonia (2018). Assessing the Influence of Vegan, Vegetarian and Omnivore Oriented Westernized Dietary Styles on Human Gut Microbiota: A Cross Sectional Study. Frontiers in Microbiology:9:317.

Rivoisy, Claire; Vena, Antonio; Schaeffer, Laura; Charlier, Caroline; Fontanet, Arnaud; Delahaye, François; Bouza, Emilio; Lortholary, Olivier; Munoz, Patricia; Lefort, Agnès (2018). Prosthetic Valve Candida spp. Endocarditis: New Insights Into Long-term Prognosis-The ESCAPE Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 66(6):825-832.

Sekaggya-Wiltshire, Christine; von Braun, Amrei; Lamorde, Mohammed; Ledergerber, Bruno; Buzibye, Allan; Henning, Lars; Musaazi, Joseph; Gutteck, Ursula; Denti, Paolo; de Kock, Miné; Jetter, Alexander; Byakika-Kibwika, Pauline; Eberhard, Nadia; Matovu, Joshua; Joloba, Moses; Muller, Daniel; Manabe, Yukari C; Kamya, Moses R; Corti, Natascia; Kambugu, Andrew; Castelnuovo, Barbara; Fehr, Jan S (2018). Delayed Sputum Culture Conversion in Tuberculosis-Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Coinfected Patients With Low Isoniazid and Rifampicin Concentrations. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 67(5):708-716.

Clack, Lauren; Passerini, Simone; Wolfensberger, Aline; Sax, Hugo; Manser, Tanja (2018). Frequency and Nature of Infectious Risk Moments During Acute Care Based on the INFORM Structured Classification Taxonomy. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(3):272-279.

Sommerstein, Rami; Hasse, Barbara; Marschall, Jonas; Sax, Hugo; Genoni, Michele; Schlegel, Matthias; Widmer, Andreas F; Swiss Chimaera Taskforce (2018). Global Health Estimate of Invasive Mycobacterium chimaera Infections Associated with Heater-Cooler Devices in Cardiac Surgery. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(3):576-578.

Clack, Lauren; Passerini, Simone; Manser, Tanja; Sax, Hugo (2018). Likelihood of Infectious Outcomes Following Infectious Risk Moments During Patient Care-An International Expert Consensus Study and Quantitative Risk Index. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(3):280-289.

Ramirez, Kelly S; Knight, Christopher G; de Hollander, Mattias; Brearley, Francis Q; Constantinides, Bede; Cotton, Anne; et al; Crowther, Thomas W; Hartman, Kyle; van der Heijden, Marcel G A (2018). Detecting macroecological patterns in bacterial communities across independent studies of global soils. Nature Microbiology, 3(2):189-196.

Hombach, Michael; Jetter, Marion; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Kolesnik-Goldmann, Natalia; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2018). Rapid disc diffusion antibiotic susceptibility testing for Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii and Enterococcus spp. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 73(2):385-391.

Wagner, Karoline; Springer, Burkard; Pires, Valeria P; Keller, Peter M (2018). Pathogen Identification by Multiplex LightMix Real-Time PCR Assay in Patients with Meningitis and Culture-Negative Cerebrospinal Fluid Specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 56(2):e01492.

Seidl, Kati; Leemann, Michèle; Zinkernagel, Annelies S (2018). The ArlRS two-component system is a regulator of Staphylococcus aureus-induced endothelial cell damage. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 37(2):289-292.

Wagner, Karoline; Springer, Burkard; Imkamp, Frank; Opota, Onya; Greub, Gilbert; Keller, Peter M (2018). Detection of respiratory bacterial pathogens causing atypical pneumonia by multiplex Lightmix® RT-PCR. International Journal of Medical Microbiology : IJMM, 308(3):317-323.

Orasch, Christina; Mertz, Dominik; Garbino, Jorge; van Delden, Christian; Emonet, Stephane; Schrenzel, Jacques; Zimmerli, Stefan; Damonti, Lauro; Mühlethaler, Konrad; Imhof, Alexander; Ruef, Christian; Fehr, Jan; Zbinden, Reinhard; Boggian, Katia; Bruderer, Thomas; Flückiger, Ursula; Conen, Anna; Khanna, Nina; Frei, Reno; Bregenzer, Thomas; Lamoth, Frédéric; Erard, Véronique; Bochud, Pierre-Yves; Calandra, Thierry; Bille, Jacques; Marchetti, Oscar (2018). Fluconazole non-susceptible breakthrough candidemia after prolonged low-dose prophylaxis: a prospective FUNGINOS study. Journal of Infection, 76(5):489-495.

Poirel, Laurent; Larpin, Yu; Dobias, Jan; Stephan, Roger; Decousser, Jean-Winoc; Madec, Jean-Yves; Nordmann, Patrice (2018). Rapid Polymyxin NP test for the detection of polymyxin resistance mediated by the mcr-1 / mcr-2 genes. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 90(1):7-10.

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AIDS-defining Cancer Project Working Group for IeDEA; COHERE (2017). Comparison of Kaposi Sarcoma Risk in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Positive Adults Across 5 Continents: A Multiregional Multicohort Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 65(8):1316-1326.

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Mika, Moana; Maurer, Josua; Korten, Insa; Allemann, Aurélie; Aebi, Suzanne; Brugger, Silvio D; Qi, Weihong; Frey, Urs; Latzin, Philipp; Hilty, Markus (2017). Influence of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on the temporal variation of pneumococcal carriage and the nasal microbiota in healthy infants: a longitudinal analysis of a case-control study. Microbiome:5:85.

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Krasemann, Susanne; Mearini, Giulia; Krämer, Elisabeth; Wagenführ, Katja; Schulz-Schaeffer, Walter; Neumann, Melanie; Bodemer, Walter; Kaup, Franz-Josef; Beekes, Michael; Carrier, Lucie; Aguzzi, Adriano; Glatzel, Markus (2013). BSE-associated prion-amyloid cardiomyopathy in primates. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 19(6):985-988.

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Hächler, H; Kotsakis, S D; Tzouvelekis, L S; Geser, N; Lehner, Angelika; Miriagou, V; Stephan, Roger (2013). Characterization of CTX-M-117, a Pro174Gln Variant of CTX-M-15 Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase from a bovine Escherichia coli isolate. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 41(1):94-95.

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Somoskovi, Akos; Deggim, Vanessa; Ciardo, Diana; Bloemberg, Guido V (2013). Diagnostic implications of inconsistent results obtained with the Xpert MTB/Rif assay in detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates with an rpoB mutation associated with low-level rifampin resistance. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(9):3127-3129.

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Bloemberg, Guido V; Voit, Antje; Ritter, Claudia; Deggim, Vanessa; Böttger, Erik C (2013). Evaluation of Cobas TaqMan MTB for direct detection of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in comparison with Cobas Amplicor MTB. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7):2112-2117.

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Deggim, Vanessa; Somoskovi, Akos; Voit, Antje; Böttger, Erik C; Bloemberg, Guido V (2013). Integrating the Xpert MTB/RIF assay into a diagnostic workflow for rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a low-prevalence area. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7):2396-2399.

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Sayasone, Somphou; Rasphone, Oroth; Vanmany, Monely; Vounatsou, Penelope; Utzinger, Jürg; Tanner, Marcel; Akkhavong, Kongsap; Hatz, Christoph; Odermatt, Peter (2012). Severe morbidity due to Opisthorchis viverrini and Schistosoma mekongi infection in Lao People's Democratic Republic. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 55(6):e54-e57.

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