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Implementation of infection prevention and control in acute care hospitals in Mainland China - a systematic review.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2019 11;8:32. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Infection Control Program and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil 4, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-019-0481-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6371478PMC
March 2020

Nation-wide survey of screening practices to detect carriers of multi-drug resistant organisms upon admission to Swiss healthcare institutions.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2019 13;8:37. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

1Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-019-0479-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6375162PMC
March 2020

Household carriage and acquisition of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: A systematic review.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2020 Mar 11;41(3):286-294. Epub 2019 Dec 11.

Infection Control Program and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2019.336DOI Listing
March 2020

Critical analysis of antibacterial agents in clinical development.

Nat Rev Microbiol 2020 Mar 9. Epub 2020 Mar 9.

Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41579-020-0340-0DOI Listing
March 2020

Industry incentives and antibiotic resistance: an introduction to the antibiotic susceptibility bonus.

J Antibiot (Tokyo) 2020 Mar 19. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Department of Economics, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB, T2N1N4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41429-020-0300-yDOI Listing
March 2020

MRSA transmission in the community: emerging from under the radar.

Lancet Infect Dis 2020 Feb 26;20(2):147-149. Epub 2019 Nov 26.

Infection Control Unit & Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Geneva Hospitals and Medical School, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30539-0DOI Listing
February 2020

Changes in Microbiota Profiles After Prolonged Frozen Storage of Stool Suspensions.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2020 28;10:77. Epub 2020 Feb 28.

Genomic Research Laboratory, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2020.00077DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7058979PMC
February 2020

Emergence of colistin-resistant Gram-negative Enterobacterales in the gut of patients receiving oral colistin and neomycin decontamination.

J Infect 2020 Jan 15. Epub 2020 Jan 15.

Université de Paris, IAME, INSERM, UMR 1137, F-75018 Paris, France; Swiss National Reference Center for Emerging Antibiotic Resistance (NARA), University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland; Emerging Antibiotic Resistance Unit, Medical and Molecular Microbiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Science and Medicine, Laboratoire Européen Associé « Emerging Antibiotic Resistance in Gram-negative bacteria », INSERM, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.01.003DOI Listing
January 2020

Microbiologic Changes Induced by Biliary Drainage Require Adapted Antibiotic Prophylaxis during Duodenopancreatectomy.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2019 Dec 12;20(8):677-682. Epub 2019 Jul 12.

Department of Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals, and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2019.088DOI Listing
December 2019

Should antibiotic prophylaxis before orthopedic implant surgery depend on the duration of pre-surgical hospital stay?

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2018 8;7:131. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

3Infectiology, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-018-0421-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223050PMC
September 2019

Antimicrobial resistance trends in Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Proteus mirabilis urinary isolates from Switzerland: retrospective analysis of data from a national surveillance network over an 8-year period (2009-2016).

Swiss Med Wkly 2019 Jul 24;149:w20110. Epub 2019 Jul 24.

Infection Control Programme, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland / Division of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2019.20110DOI Listing
July 2019

The successful uptake and sustainability of rapid infectious disease and antimicrobial resistance point-of-care testing requires a complex 'mix-and-match' implementation package.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Jun 2;38(6):1015-1022. Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine, Edinburgh Medical School: Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-019-03492-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6520316PMC
June 2019

The pharmacokinetics of nitrofurantoin in healthy female volunteers: a randomized crossover study.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2019 Jun;74(6):1656-1661

Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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June 2019

Estimands to quantify prolonged hospital stay associated with nosocomial infections.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2019 05 31;19(1):111. Epub 2019 May 31.

Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Stefan-Meier 26, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-019-0752-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6544970PMC
May 2019

Broadening the infection prevention and control network globally; 2017 Geneva IPC-think tank (part 3).

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2019 10;8:74. Epub 2019 May 10.

Infection control programme and WHO collaborating center, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, 4 Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-019-0528-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6509854PMC
May 2019

How to improve antibiotic awareness campaigns: findings of a WHO global survey.

BMJ Glob Health 2019 9;4(3):e001239. Epub 2019 May 9.

World Health Organization, Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001239DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6528771PMC
May 2019

Potential in vivo transfer of a bla-harbouring plasmid established by combining long- and short-read sequencing.

J Microbiol Methods 2019 04 7;159:1-4. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Laboratory of Medical Microbiology, Vaccine & Infectious Disease Institute, Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2019.02.004DOI Listing
April 2019

Analysis of the clinical antibacterial and antituberculosis pipeline.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 Feb 15;19(2):e40-e50. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland; Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30513-9DOI Listing
February 2019

Shining a light on ultraviolet-C disinfection: No golden promises for infection prevention.

Am J Infect Control 2018 12 4;46(12):1422-1423. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Department of Microbiology, Hairmyres Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland; School of Applied Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.07.026DOI Listing
December 2018

Combatting Antibiotic Resistance Together: How Can We Enlist the Help of Industry?

Antibiotics (Basel) 2018 Dec 18;7(4). Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Infection Control Programme, WHO Collaborating Centre, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics7040111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6315850PMC
December 2018

A community outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Geneva, Switzerland, June to September 2017.

Swiss Med Wkly 2018 11 2;148:w14687. Epub 2018 Dec 2.

Laboratory of Virology, Division of Laboratory Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Geneva Hospitals, Switzerland; University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2018.14687DOI Listing
November 2018

First case of Candida auris in Switzerland: discussion about preventive strategies.

Swiss Med Wkly 2018 26;148:w14622. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

Institute of Microbiology, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland; Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland.

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October 2018

Conflicts of interest in infection prevention and control research: no smoke without fire. A narrative review.

Intensive Care Med 2018 Oct 11;44(10):1679-1690. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva, Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety (Infection Control and Improving Practices), Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-018-5361-zDOI Listing
October 2018

Antibiotic Treatment for Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections-Reply.

JAMA 2018 09;320(12):1284-1285

Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.10018DOI Listing
September 2018

The Prevalence of Healthcare-Associated Infections in Mainland China: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 06 15;39(6):701-709. Epub 2018 Apr 15.

1Infection Control Program and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety,University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine,Geneva,Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.60DOI Listing
June 2018

Stimulating Research and Development of New Antibiotics While Ensuring Sustainable Use and Access: Further Insights from the DRIVE-AB Project and Others.

J Law Med Ethics 2018 06;46(1_suppl):5-8

Esther Bettiol, M.D., Ph.D., is Scientific Officer for the DRIVE-AB project at the University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. She has an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Geneva. Judith Hackett, M.B.A., is Global Director, Pricing and Reimbursement INFECTION at AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg, MD. She has a B.S.C. P.H.M. degree from the University of Toronto (Canada), an M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business (York University, Toronto), and a Diploma in Health Economics from the University of Toronto. Stephan Harbarth, M.D., M.S., is an Associate Professor and Senior Consultant, Attending in Geriatric and General Infectious Diseases, and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine in Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1073110518782910DOI Listing
June 2018

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Nat Rev Dis Primers 2018 05 31;4:18033. Epub 2018 May 31.

Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, WHO Collaborating Center, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2018.33DOI Listing
May 2018

[Multiresistant bacteria : practical aspects for doctors working in ambulatory practice].

Rev Med Suisse 2018 Apr;14(602):795-799

Service de prévention et contrôle de l'infection, HUG, 1211 Genève 14.

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April 2018

Surveillance for control of antimicrobial resistance.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 03 5;18(3):e99-e106. Epub 2017 Nov 5.

Unidad Clínica de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Sevilla, Spain; Instiuto de Biomedicina de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain; Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30485-1DOI Listing
March 2018

Impact of antimicrobial stewardship interventions on Clostridium difficile infection and clinical outcomes: segmented regression analyses.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2018 02;73(2):517-526

Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkx413DOI Listing
February 2018

Classifying antibiotics in the WHO Essential Medicines List for optimal use-be AWaRe.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 01 20;18(1):18-20. Epub 2017 Dec 20.

Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30724-7DOI Listing
January 2018

The Effect of Participating in a Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Surveillance Network on the Time Trend of SSI Rates: A Systematic Review.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017 11 24;38(11):1364-1366. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

1Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety,The University of Geneva Hospitalsand Faculty of Medicine,Geneva,Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2017.186DOI Listing
November 2017

Rapid identification of ST131 Escherichia coli by a novel multiplex real-time allelic discrimination assay.

J Microbiol Methods 2017 09 26;140:12-14. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2017.06.018DOI Listing
September 2017

Antimicrobial resistance: The complex challenge of measurement to inform policy and the public.

PLoS Med 2017 Aug 17;14(8):e1002378. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002378DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5560527PMC
August 2017

Appropriate endpoints for evaluation of new antibiotic therapies for severe infections: a perspective from COMBACTE's STAT-Net.

Intensive Care Med 2017 Jul 2;43(7):1002-1012. Epub 2017 May 2.

Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-017-4802-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5487537PMC
July 2017

Mapping global policy discourse on antimicrobial resistance.

BMJ Glob Health 2017 13;2(2):e000378. Epub 2017 Jul 13.

Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000378DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5717922PMC
July 2017

Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin resistance in Switzerland: regional differences and trends from 2004 to 2014.

Swiss Med Wkly 2016 15;146:w14339. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2016.14339DOI Listing
April 2017

Erratum to 'Predominance of healthcare-associated cases among episodes of community-onset bacteraemia due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae' [International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 49/1 67-73].

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2017 04 6;49(4):480-481. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Medical Intensive Care Unit and Infection Control Unit, Henri Mondor University Hospital, APHP, Paris-Est Créteil University (UPEC), 51 Avenue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000 Créteil, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2017.02.007DOI Listing
April 2017

[How to use microbiological diagnostic tests in a hospital setting].

Rev Med Suisse 2017 Apr;13(558):792-796

Laboratoires de bactériologie et de recherche génomique, HUG, 1211 Genève 14.

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April 2017

Linking Sustainable Use Policies to Novel Economic Incentives to Stimulate Antibiotic Research and Development.

Infect Dis Rep 2017 Mar 30;9(1):6836. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Infection Control Program and Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Geneva Hospitals and Medical Faculty, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/idr.2017.6836DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5391537PMC
March 2017

Predominance of healthcare-associated cases among episodes of community-onset bacteraemia due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2017 Jan 16;49(1):67-73. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

Medical Intensive Care Unit and Infection Control Unit, Henri Mondor University Hospital, APHP, Paris-Est Créteil University (UPEC), 51 Avenue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000 Créteil, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.09.032DOI Listing
January 2017

In 2035, will all bacteria be multidrug resistant? We are not sure.

Intensive Care Med 2016 Dec 18;42(12):2021-2023. Epub 2016 Apr 18.

Infection Control Programme, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-016-4343-2DOI Listing
December 2016

Prevention and Control of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Acute Care Settings.

Infect Dis Clin North Am 2016 12;30(4):931-952

Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4, Geneva CH-1205, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idc.2016.07.006DOI Listing
December 2016

Reply to Planet et al.

J Infect Dis 2016 11 9;214(10):1610-1611. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

Infectious Diseases Service, Geneva University Hospitals Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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November 2016

Prevention of hospital-acquired pneumonia in non-ventilated adult patients: a narrative review.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2016 14;5:43. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Infection Control Programme, Geneva University Hospitals and Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland ; Infection Control Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) Grenoble Alpes, CS 10217, 38043 Grenoble Cedex 9, France ; ThEMAS TIM-C UMR 5525, University Grenoble Alpes/CNRS, Grenoble, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0150-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5109660PMC
November 2016

Will 10 Million People Die a Year due to Antimicrobial Resistance by 2050?

PLoS Med 2016 Nov 29;13(11):e1002184. Epub 2016 Nov 29.

Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002184DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5127510PMC
November 2016

Use antimicrobials wisely.

Nature 2016 09;537(7619):159-61

Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, USA; and director at Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy, Washington DC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/537159aDOI Listing
September 2016

Body mass and weight thresholds for increased prosthetic joint infection rates after primary total joint arthroplasty.

Acta Orthop 2016 5;87(2):132-8. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

a Division of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery , Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva , Geneva , Switzerland .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17453674.2015.1126157DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4812074PMC
July 2016

Adjunctive Corticotherapy for Community Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

PLoS One 2015 7;10(12):e0144032. Epub 2015 Dec 7.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and Geneva Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4671611PMC
June 2016

Determinants of Successful Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016 06 16;37(6):732-6. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

1Infection Control Program,Geneva University Hospitalsand Faculty of Medicine,Geneva,Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2016.34DOI Listing
June 2016

Low frequency of asymptomatic carriage of toxigenic Clostridium difficile in an acute care geriatric hospital: prospective cohort study in Switzerland.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2016 8;5:24. Epub 2016 Jun 8.

Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals, 4, rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland ; Department of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland ; Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0123-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4898375PMC
June 2016

Comparative Genomics of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Shows the Emergence of Clone ST8-USA300 in Geneva, Switzerland.

J Infect Dis 2016 May 13;213(9):1370-9. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

Genomic Research Laboratory, Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiv489DOI Listing
May 2016

Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus Surgical Site Infections.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2016 Apr 31;17(2):229-35. Epub 2015 Dec 31.

2 Service of Infectious Diseases, Central Institute of the Valais Hospitals , Sion, Switzerland .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2015.055DOI Listing
April 2016

Development of new antibiotics: taking off finally?

Swiss Med Wkly 2015 31;145:w14167. Epub 2015 Jul 31.

Infection Control Programme, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland; Division of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2015.14167DOI Listing
March 2016

Therapeutic drug monitoring of the β-lactam antibiotics: what is the evidence and which patients should we be using it for?

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Dec 17;70(12):3178-83. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Department of Intensive Care, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Pharmacy Department, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

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December 2015

Pros and cons of using biomarkers versus clinical decisions in start and stop decisions for antibiotics in the critical care setting.

Intensive Care Med 2015 Oct 21;41(10):1739-51. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-015-3978-8DOI Listing
October 2015

Nitrofurantoin revisited: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Sep 11;70(9):2456-64. Epub 2015 Jun 11.

Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkv147DOI Listing
September 2015

Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole monotherapy should not be used for treatment of severe methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.

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Stephan Harbarth

Evid Based Med 2015 Aug 8;20(4):140. Epub 2015 Jul 8.

Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals and Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland.

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August 2015

Metagenomic analysis of the impact of nitrofurantoin treatment on the human faecal microbiota.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Jul 12;70(7):1989-92. Epub 2015 Mar 12.

Department of Medical Microbiology, Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium Vaccine & Infectious Disease Institute, Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

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July 2015

Challenges and solutions for clinical development of new antibacterial agents: results of a survey among pharmaceutical industry professionals.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 Jul 27;59(7):3695-9. Epub 2015 Apr 27.

Infection Control Program and Division of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4468719PMC
July 2015

Comparative efficacy of interventions to promote hand hygiene in hospital: systematic review and network meta-analysis.

BMJ 2015 Jul 28;351:h3728. Epub 2015 Jul 28.

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3728DOI Listing
July 2015

Hydrogen peroxide room disinfection--ready for prime time?

Crit Care 2015 May 8;19:216. Epub 2015 May 8.

Infection Control Program and Division of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland.

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May 2015

Augmented renal clearance, low β-lactam concentrations and clinical outcomes in the critically ill: an observational prospective cohort study.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2015 Apr 19;45(4):385-92. Epub 2015 Jan 19.

Infection Control Programme, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil 4, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland.

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April 2015

Multisite Infection with Mycobacterium abscessus after Replacement of Breast Implants and Gluteal Lipofilling.

Case Rep Infect Dis 2015 29;2015:361340. Epub 2015 Mar 29.

Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, Geneva University Hospitals (HUG), Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil 4, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland.

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April 2015

Transmission and effect of multiple clusters of seasonal influenza in a Swiss geriatric hospital.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2015 Apr;63(4):739-44

Infectious Diseases Unit, Bolzano Central Hospital, Bolzano, Italy; Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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April 2015

Variable performance of models for predicting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage in European surgical wards.

BMC Infect Dis 2015 Feb 27;15:105. Epub 2015 Feb 27.

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4347652PMC
February 2015

Relapse of Tropheryma whipplei endocarditis treated by trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, cured by hydroxychloroquine plus doxycycline.

Int J Infect Dis 2015 Jan 6;30:17-9. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Service of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Specialties, University Hospitals Geneva, Switzerland.

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January 2015

Preventing the introduction of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus into hospitals.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2014 Dec 2;2(4):260-268. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Microbiology and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen S, Denmark.

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December 2014