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Evaluation of in vitro methods for testing tigecycline combinations against carbapenemase-producing K.pneumoniae isolates.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2019 Aug 6. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

1st Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases Clinic, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens, Greece. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2019.07.028DOI Listing
August 2019

Multifaceted mechanisms of colistin resistance revealed by genomic analysis of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from individual patients before and after colistin treatment.

J Infect 2019 Jul 30. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Infection and Immunity Program and Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Melbourne 3800, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2019.07.009DOI Listing
July 2019

In vitro activity of imipenem-relebactam against non-MBL carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated in Greek hospitals in 2015-2016.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Jun 1;38(6):1143-1150. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Molecular Biology Section, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-019-03517-yDOI Listing
June 2019

Correction to: In vitro activity of imipenem-relebactam against non-MBL carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated in Greek hospitals in 2015-2016.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 06;38(6):1151-1152

4th Department of InternalMedicine, Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Molecular Biology Section, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-019-03553-8DOI Listing
June 2019

Correction to: Nationwide epidemiology of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from Greek hospitals, with regards to plazomicin and aminoglycoside resistance.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 03 7;19(1):230. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Infectious Diseases Laboratory, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3854-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6404269PMC
March 2019

Novel β-lactam-β-lactamase inhibitor combinations: expectations for the treatment of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative pathogens.

Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2019 Feb 10;15(2):133-149. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

a 1st Department of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases , Hygeia General Hospital , Athens , Greece.

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February 2019

Nationwide epidemiology of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from Greek hospitals, with regards to plazomicin and aminoglycoside resistance.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 02 15;19(1):167. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Infectious Diseases Laboratory, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3801-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6377745PMC
February 2019

Evaluation of ComASP™ Colistin (formerly SensiTest™ Colistin), a commercial broth microdilution-based method to evaluate the colistin minimum inhibitory concentration for carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2018 Dec 20;15:123-126. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Infectious Diseases Laboratory, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2018.07.006DOI Listing
December 2018

Optimizing therapy in carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2018 12;31(6):566-577

1st Department of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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December 2018

The defining a model for antimicrobial stewardship-results from an international cross-sectional survey.

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Francesco M Labricciosa Pamela Barbadoro Leonardo Pagani Luca Ansaloni Adrian J Brink Jean Carlet Ashish Khanna Alain Chichom-Mefire Federico Coccolini Salomone Di Saverio Addison K May Pierluigi Viale Richard R Watkins Luigia Scudeller Lilian M Abbo Fikri M Abu-Zidan Abdulrashid K Adesunkanmi Sara Al-Dahir Majdi N Al-Hasan Halil Alis Carlos Alves André R Araujo da Silva Goran Augustin Miklosh Bala Philip S Barie Marcelo A Beltrán Aneel Bhangu Belefquih Bouchra Stephen M Brecher Miguel A Caínzos Adrian Camacho-Ortiz Marco Catani Sujith J Chandy Asri Che Jusoh Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec Osvaldo Chiara Elif Colak Oliver A Cornely Yunfeng Cui Zaza Demetrashvili Belinda De Simone Jan J De Waele Sameer Dhingra Francesco Di Marzo Agron Dogjani Gereltuya Dorj Laurent Dortet Therese M Duane Mutasim M Elmangory Mushira A Enani Paula Ferrada J Esteban Foianini Mahir Gachabayov Chinmay Gandhi Wagih Mommtaz Ghnnam Helen Giamarellou Georgios Gkiokas Harumi Gomi Tatjana Goranovic Ewen A Griffiths Rosio I Guerra Gronerth Julio C Haidamus Monteiro Timothy C Hardcastle Andreas Hecker Adrien M Hodonou Orestis Ioannidis Arda Isik Katia A Iskandar Hossein S Kafil Souha S Kanj Lewis J Kaplan Garima Kapoor Aleksandar R Karamarkovic Jakub Kenig Ivan Kerschaever Faryal Khamis Vladimir Khokha Ronald Kiguba Hong B Kim Wen-Chien Ko Kaoru Koike Iryna Kozlovska Anand Kumar Leonel Lagunes Rifat Latifi Jae G Lee Young R Lee Ari Leppäniemi Yousheng Li Stephen Y Liang Warren Lowman Gustavo M Machain Marc Maegele Piotr Major Sydney Malama Ramiro Manzano-Nunez Athanasios Marinis Isidro Martinez Casas Sanjay Marwah Emilio Maseda Michael E McFarlane Ziad Memish Dominik Mertz Cristian Mesina Shyam K Mishra Ernest E Moore Akutu Munyika Eleftherios Mylonakis Lena Napolitano Ionut Negoi Milica D Nestorovic David P Nicolau Abdelkarim H Omari Carlos A Ordonez José-Artur Paiva Narayan D Pant Jose G Parreira Michal Pędziwiatr Bruno M Pereira Alfredo Ponce-de-Leon Garyphallia Poulakou Jacobus Preller Céline Pulcini Guntars Pupelis Martha Quiodettis Timothy M Rawson Tarcisio Reis Miran Rems Sandro Rizoli Jason Roberts Nuno Rocha Pereira Jesús Rodríguez-Baño Boris Sakakushev James Sanders Natalia Santos Norio Sato Robert G Sawyer Sandro Scarpelini Loredana Scoccia Nusrat Shafiq Vishalkumar Shelat Costi D Sifri Boonying Siribumrungwong Kjetil Søreide Rodolfo Soto Hamilton P de Souza Peep Talving Ngo Tat Trung Jeffrey M Tessier Mario Tumbarello Jan Ulrych Selman Uranues Harry Van Goor Andras Vereczkei Florian Wagenlehner Yonghong Xiao Kuo-Ching Yuan Agnes Wechsler-Fördös Jean-Ralph Zahar Tanya L Zakrison Brian Zuckerbraun Wietse P Zuidema Fausto Catena

World J Emerg Surg 2017 1;12:34. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Department of General Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5540347PMC
September 2018

Is there a place for corticosteroids in the therapy of infective endocarditis? Report of a case and review.

Hellenic J Cardiol 2017 Jan - Feb;58(1):93-95. Epub 2017 Feb 8.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, EKPA ATTIKON University General Hospital, University Athens, Greece; 6th Department of Internal Medicine, YGEIA General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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July 2018

Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA).

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Dieter G Weber Etienne Ruppé Matteo Bassetti Brian J Wright Luca Ansaloni Fausto Catena Federico Coccolini Fikri M Abu-Zidan Raul Coimbra Ernest E Moore Frederick A Moore Ronald V Maier Jan J De Waele Andrew W Kirkpatrick Ewen A Griffiths Christian Eckmann Adrian J Brink John E Mazuski Addison K May Rob G Sawyer Dominik Mertz Philippe Montravers Anand Kumar Jason A Roberts Jean-Louis Vincent Richard R Watkins Warren Lowman Brad Spellberg Iain J Abbott Abdulrashid Kayode Adesunkanmi Sara Al-Dahir Majdi N Al-Hasan Ferdinando Agresta Asma A Althani Shamshul Ansari Rashid Ansumana Goran Augustin Miklosh Bala Zsolt J Balogh Oussama Baraket Aneel Bhangu Marcelo A Beltrán Michael Bernhard Walter L Biffl Marja A Boermeester Stephen M Brecher Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec Otmar R Buyne Miguel A Cainzos Kelly A Cairns Adrian Camacho-Ortiz Sujith J Chandy Asri Che Jusoh Alain Chichom-Mefire Caroline Colijn Francesco Corcione Yunfeng Cui Daniel Curcio Samir Delibegovic Zaza Demetrashvili Belinda De Simone Sameer Dhingra José J Diaz Isidoro Di Carlo Angel Dillip Salomone Di Saverio Michael P Doyle Gereltuya Dorj Agron Dogjani Hervé Dupont Soumitra R Eachempati Mushira Abdulaziz Enani Valery N Egiev Mutasim M Elmangory Paula Ferrada Joseph R Fitchett Gustavo P Fraga Nathalie Guessennd Helen Giamarellou Wagih Ghnnam George Gkiokas Staphanie R Goldberg Carlos Augusto Gomes Harumi Gomi Manuel Guzmán-Blanco Mainul Haque Sonja Hansen Andreas Hecker Wolfgang R Heizmann Torsten Herzog Adrien Montcho Hodonou Suk-Kyung Hong Reinhold Kafka-Ritsch Lewis J Kaplan Garima Kapoor Aleksandar Karamarkovic Martin G Kees Jakub Kenig Ronald Kiguba Peter K Kim Yoram Kluger Vladimir Khokha Kaoru Koike Kenneth Y Y Kok Victory Kong Matthew C Knox Kenji Inaba Arda Isik Katia Iskandar Rao R Ivatury Maurizio Labbate Francesco M Labricciosa Pierre-François Laterre Rifat Latifi Jae Gil Lee Young Ran Lee Marc Leone Ari Leppaniemi Yousheng Li Stephen Y Liang Tonny Loho Marc Maegele Sydney Malama Hany E Marei Ignacio Martin-Loeches Sanjay Marwah Amos Massele Michael McFarlane Renato Bessa Melo Ionut Negoi David P Nicolau Carl Erik Nord Richard Ofori-Asenso AbdelKarim H Omari Carlos A Ordonez Mouaqit Ouadii Gerson Alves Pereira Júnior Diego Piazza Guntars Pupelis Timothy Miles Rawson Miran Rems Sandro Rizoli Claudio Rocha Boris Sakakushev Miguel Sanchez-Garcia Norio Sato Helmut A Segovia Lohse Gabriele Sganga Boonying Siribumrungwong Vishal G Shelat Kjetil Soreide Rodolfo Soto Peep Talving Jonathan V Tilsed Jean-Francois Timsit Gabriel Trueba Ngo Tat Trung Jan Ulrych Harry van Goor Andras Vereczkei Ravinder S Vohra Imtiaz Wani Waldemar Uhl Yonghong Xiao Kuo-Ching Yuan Sanoop K Zachariah Jean-Ralph Zahar Tanya L Zakrison Antonio Corcione Rita M Melotti Claudio Viscoli Perluigi Viale

World J Emerg Surg 2016 15;11:33. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Sant' Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-016-0089-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4946132PMC
May 2018

Combination therapy for extensively-drug resistant gram-negative bacteria.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2017 12 1;15(12):1123-1140. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

a 6th Department of Internal Medicine , Hygeia General hospital , Athens , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2017.1410434DOI Listing
December 2017

Mechanisms responsible for imipenem resistance among Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates exposed to imipenem concentrations within the mutant selection window.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2017 Jul 12;88(3):276-281. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

Infectious Diseases Laboratory, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, University General Hospital "Attikon", Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.04.005DOI Listing
July 2017

Reduction of Environmental Contamination With Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria by Copper-Alloy Coating of Surfaces in a Highly Endemic Setting.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017 07 5;38(7):765-771. Epub 2017 May 5.

22nd Department of Critical Care,National and Kapodistrian University of Athens,School of Medicine,University General Hospital Attikon,Athens,Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2017.52DOI Listing
July 2017

Colistin: still a lifesaver for the 21st century?

Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2017 Jan 14;13(1):59-71. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

a 6th Department of Internal Medicine , Hygeia General Hospital , Athens , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17425255.2017.1230200DOI Listing
January 2017

Epidemiology of infections caused by polymyxin-resistant pathogens.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2016 Dec 10;48(6):614-621. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece; 6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, 4 Erythrou Stavrou Str. & Kifisias Avenue, Marousi, Athens 15123, Greece. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.09.025DOI Listing
December 2016

Challenge for higher colistin dosage in critically ill patients receiving continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2016 Sep 18;48(3):337-41. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.06.008DOI Listing
September 2016

Impact of patients' professional and educational status on perception of an antibiotic policy campaign: a pilot study at a university hospital.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2016 09 4;6:123-127. Epub 2016 Jun 4.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens Medical School, ATTIKON University General Hospital, Rimini 1, 12462 Athens, Greece; 6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2016.05.001DOI Listing
September 2016

Plazomicin: an investigational therapy for the treatment of urinary tract infections.

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2015 30;24(11):1501-11. Epub 2015 Sep 30.

c 3 Hygeia General Hospital, 6th Department of Internal Medicine , 4, Erythrou Stavrou street & Kifisias avenue, Marousi, Athens 15123, Greece +30 21 06 86 79 46 ; +30 21 06 86 73 77 ;

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1517/13543784.2015.10
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May 2016

Population Pharmacokinetics of Fosfomycin in Critically Ill Patients.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 Oct 3;59(10):6471-6. Epub 2015 Aug 3.

Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01321-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4576076PMC
October 2015

The association between colonization with carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae and overall ICU mortality: an observational cohort study.

Crit Care Med 2015 Jun;43(6):1170-7

1Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 2Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 3Department of Molecular Microbiology, National Medicines Institute, Warsaw, Poland. 44th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University Medical School, University General Hospital Attikon, Athens, Greece. 56th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece. 6Infectious Diseases Unit, Laikon General Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece. 7Service de Reanimation Médicale and INSERM U657, Institut Pasteur, APHP GH Henri Mondor, Université Paris Est-Créteil, Creteil, France. 8Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000001028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4431676PMC
June 2015

High-dose tigecycline-associated alterations in coagulation parameters in critically ill patients with severe infections.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2015 Jan 30;45(1):90-3. Epub 2014 Aug 30.

Sixth Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia Hospital, 4 Erythrou Stavrou Street & Kifissias Avenue, Athens 15123, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2014.07.014DOI Listing
January 2015

Success stories about severe pneumonia caused by Panton-Valentine leucocidin-producing Staphylococcus aureus.

Braz J Infect Dis 2014 May-Jun;18(3):341-5. Epub 2014 Mar 29.

2nd University Department of Critical Care, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjid.2013.11.011DOI Listing
August 2014

Multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens: current and emerging therapeutic approaches.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2014 Jul 28;15(10):1351-70. Epub 2014 Apr 28.

Hygeia General Hospital, 6th Department of Internal Medicine , Erythrou Stavrou Str & Kifisias Avenue, Marousi, Athens, 15123 , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14656566.2014.914172DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4819585PMC
July 2014

Is there a future for tigecycline?

Intensive Care Med 2014 Jul 29;40(7):1039-45. Epub 2014 May 29.

Infectious Diseases Division, Santa Maria Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-014-3343-3DOI Listing
July 2014

Efficacy of tigecycline alone and in combination with gentamicin in the treatment of experimental endocarditis due to linezolid-resistant Enterococcus faecium.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 Jul 15;57(7):3392-4. Epub 2013 Apr 15.

Fourth Department of Internal Medicine, University of Athens, Attikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00646-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3697324PMC
July 2013

Intraventricular and intrathecal colistin as the last therapeutic resort for the treatment of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ventriculitis and meningitis: a literature review.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2013 Jun 16;41(6):499-508. Epub 2013 Mar 16.

6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, 4 Erythrou Stavrou Str. & Kifisias Av., Marousi 15123, Athens, Greece.

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June 2013

Nosocomial dissemination of Providencia stuartii isolates producing extended-spectrum β-lactamases VEB-1 and SHV-5, metallo-β-lactamase VIM-1, and RNA methylase RmtB.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2013 Jun 17;1(2):115-116. Epub 2013 Apr 17.

6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia Hospital, 4 Erythrou Stavrou Street & Kifisias Avenue, 151 23 Marousi, Athens, Greece. Electronic address:

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June 2013

Effectiveness of a double-carbapenem regimen for infections in humans due to carbapenemase-producing pandrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 May 25;57(5):2388-90. Epub 2013 Feb 25.

6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02399-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3632902PMC
May 2013

Successful treatment of extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ventriculitis and meningitis with intraventricular colistin after application of a loading dose: a case series.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2013 May 6;41(5):480-3. Epub 2013 Apr 6.

6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, 4 Erythrou Stavrou Str. & Kifissias Ave., Marousi 15123, Athens, Greece.

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May 2013

Antimicrobial activity of copper surfaces against carbapenemase-producing contemporary Gram-negative clinical isolates.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2013 Apr 9;68(4):852-7. Epub 2012 Dec 9.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital 'Attikon', 1 Rimini Str. 124 62, Chaidari, Athens, Greece.

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April 2013

In vivo transmission of a plasmid containing the KPC-2 gene in a single patient.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2013 Mar 6;1(1):35-38. Epub 2013 Mar 6.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital 'Attikon', 1 Rimini Street, 124 62 Chaidari, Athens, Greece.

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March 2013

Mecillinam/clavulanate combination: a possible option for the treatment of community-acquired uncomplicated urinary tract infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2012 Oct 4;67(10):2424-8. Epub 2012 Jun 4.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, University of Athens Medical School, 'Attikon' University General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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October 2012

Epidemiology and molecular characterisation of metallo-β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a university hospital Intensive Care Unit in Greece.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2011 Nov 27;38(5):390-7. Epub 2011 Aug 27.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital ATTIKON, 1 Rimini Str., 124 62 Chaidari, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2011.06.014DOI Listing
November 2011

Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic evaluation of tigecycline.

Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2011 Nov 30;7(11):1459-70. Epub 2011 Sep 30.

Head, 6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia Hospital Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/17425255.2011.623126DOI Listing
November 2011

When and how to cover for resistant gram-negative bacilli in severe sepsis and septic shock.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2011 Oct;13(5):416-25

Infectious Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, 58183, Linköping, Sweden,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11908-011-0200-1DOI Listing
October 2011

Comparison of direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods for rapid analysis of bronchial secretion samples in ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2011 Aug 12;38(2):130-4. Epub 2011 Jun 12.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Laboratory, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2011.04.011DOI Listing
August 2011

In vitro interactions of antimicrobial combinations with fosfomycin against KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and protection of resistance development.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2011 May 14;55(5):2395-7. Epub 2011 Feb 14.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital Attikon, 1 Rimini Str., 124 62 Chaidari, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01086-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3088223PMC
May 2011

Metallo-β-lactamases: a last frontier for β-lactams?

Lancet Infect Dis 2011 May;11(5):381-93

Department of Pathology and Diagnostics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(11)70056-1DOI Listing
May 2011

Efficacy of carbapenems against a metallo-β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli clinical isolate in a rabbit intra-abdominal abscess model.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2011 Mar 21;66(3):611-7. Epub 2010 Dec 21.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital Attikon, 1 Rimini Str., 124 62 Chaidari, Greece.

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March 2011

Evaluation of CHROMagar™ KPC for the detection of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in rectal surveillance cultures.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2011 Feb 21;37(2):124-8. Epub 2010 Dec 21.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital ATTIKON, Chaidari, Greece.

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February 2011

Early alterations of the innate and adaptive immune statuses in sepsis according to the type of underlying infection.

Crit Care 2010 26;14(3):R96. Epub 2010 May 26.

1st Department of Internal Medicine, University of Patras, Medical School, 26504 Rio, Greece.

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January 2011

Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: how to treat and for how long.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2010 Dec 3;36 Suppl 2:S50-4. Epub 2010 Dec 3.

Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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December 2010

Ampicillin/sulbactam versus cefuroxime as antimicrobial prophylaxis for cesarean delivery: a randomized study.

BMC Infect Dis 2010 Nov 30;10:341. Epub 2010 Nov 30.

Department of Obtsterics and Gynecology, University General Hospital of Heraclion, Heracleion, Greece.

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November 2010

Diagnostic value of triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 and C-reactive protein for patients with lung infiltrates: an observational study.

BMC Infect Dis 2010 Sep 29;10:286. Epub 2010 Sep 29.

Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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September 2010

Discrepancies between various methods in susceptibility testing and epidemiological analysis of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia clinical isolates.

Cent Eur J Public Health 2010 Jun;18(2):119-23

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Molecular Biology Section, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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June 2010

In vitro elution of moxifloxacin from cancellous bone allografts.

J Biomed Mater Res A 2010 Jan;92(1):52-5

Fourth Department of Internal Medicine, ATTIKON University Hospital, 1 Rimini Str, Athens 124 62, Greece.

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January 2010

Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative infections: what are the treatment options?

Drugs 2009 Oct;69(14):1879-901

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, ATTIKON University Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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October 2009

Does the activity of the combination of imipenem and colistin in vitro exceed the problem of resistance in metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates?

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2009 May 2;53(5):2133-5. Epub 2009 Mar 2.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital Attikon, Chaidari, Greece.

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May 2009

Colonisation with vancomycin- and linezolid-resistant Enterococcus faecium in a university hospital: molecular epidemiology and risk factor analysis.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2009 Feb 13;33(2):137-42. Epub 2008 Nov 13.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital Attikon, Chaidari, Greece.

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February 2009

Successful treatment with moxifloxacin of experimental aortic valve endocarditis due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2009 Jan 24;33(1):65-9. Epub 2008 Sep 24.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, 'ATTIKON' University Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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January 2009

Screening for resistant gram-negative microorganisms to guide empiric therapy of subsequent infection.

Intensive Care Med 2008 Dec 19;34(12):2169-75. Epub 2008 Aug 19.

2nd Critical Care Department, Athens University Medical School, University General Hospital "ATTIKON", Rimini 1, Athens 12462, Greece.

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December 2008

Evaluation of a rapid antigen detection test in the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis in children and its impact on antibiotic prescription.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2008 Dec 11;62(6):1407-12. Epub 2008 Sep 11.

Office for Nosocomial Infections, Antimicrobial Resistance, and Rational Use of Antibiotics, Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Athens, Greece.

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December 2008

In vitro elution of moxifloxacin and fusidic acid by a synthetic crystallic semihydrate form of calcium sulphate (Stimulan).

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2008 Dec 13;32(6):485-7. Epub 2008 Sep 13.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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December 2008

Acinetobacter baumannii: a universal threat to public health?

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2008 Aug 20;32(2):106-19. Epub 2008 Jun 20.

4th Department of Internal Medicine, University General Hospital ATTIKON, 1 Rimini Street, Athens, Greece.

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August 2008