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Disseminated "Haemophilus quentini" infection in a patient with multiple myeloma - a case report and review of the literature.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Jul 10;94(3):293-296. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Central Laboratories, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2019.02.004DOI Listing
July 2019

Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole vs. colistin or ampicillin-sulbactam for the treatment of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: A retrospective matched cohort study.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2019 Jun 14;17:168-172. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Infectious Diseases Institute, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine - Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2018.12.001DOI Listing
June 2019

Diagnostic role of polymerase chain reaction in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in immunocompromised patients - A retrospective cohort study.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 Jun 26;83:20-25. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israely Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2019.03.025DOI Listing
June 2019

β-lactam antibiotics vs. vancomycin for the early treatment of enterococcal bacteraemia: A retrospective cohort study.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2019 Jun 5;53(6):761-766. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Infectious Diseases Institute, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2019.03.023DOI Listing
June 2019

The association between fluconazole dose and MIC with mortality and persistence in candidemia.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Jun 13. Epub 2019 Jun 13.

Infectious Diseases Institute, Rambam Health Care Campus, Ha-aliya 8 St, 3109601, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-019-03611-1DOI Listing
June 2019

Treatment Outcomes of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Bacteremia in Critically Ill Children: A Multicenter Experience.

Pediatr Crit Care Med 2019 May;20(5):e231-e239

Pediatric Intensive Care Department, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000001919DOI Listing
May 2019

Pilot study to test inhaled nitric oxide in cystic fibrosis patients with refractory Mycobacterium abscessus lung infection.

J Cyst Fibros 2019 May 22. Epub 2019 May 22.

Pediatric Pulmonary Institute and National CF Center, Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Ramat-Gan, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, POB 39040, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcf.2019.05.002DOI Listing
May 2019

Risk Factors for Non-Albicans Candidemia Focusing on Prior Antifungal and Immunosuppressive Therapy.

Isr Med Assoc J 2019 May;5(21):303-307

Institute of Infectious Diseases, Rambam Health Care Campus, affiliated with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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May 2019

Clinical utility of pan-microbial PCR assays in the routine diagnosis of infectious diseases.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Mar 4;93(3):232-237. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel; Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2018.09.016DOI Listing
March 2019

Risk factors for mortality among carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae carriers with focus on immunosuppression.

J Infect 2019 Feb 10;78(2):101-105. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Division of Infectious disease, Rambam Health Care Campus & Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01634453183029
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2018.10.003DOI Listing
February 2019

Plasma Activation of a Breast Implant Shell in Conjunction With Antibacterial Irrigants Enhances Antibacterial Activity.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Oct;38(11):1188-1196

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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https://academic.oup.com/asj/article/38/11/1188/4824862
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjy020DOI Listing
October 2018

Mucor Appendicitis Resolution Following Surgical Excision without Antifungal Therapy.

Isr Med Assoc J 2018 Sep;20(9):592-593

Department of Pathology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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September 2018

Intermittent inhaled tobramycin and systemic cytokines response in CF patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Clin Invest Med 2018 09 30;41(3):E136-E143. Epub 2018 Sep 30.

Pediatric Pulmonary Institute and CF Center, Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus; Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.25011/cim.v41i3.30792DOI Listing
September 2018

Clinical and microbiological properties of Staphylococcus lugdunensis skin infections.

J Dermatol 2018 Aug 13;45(8):994-999. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

Department of Dermatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.14496DOI Listing
August 2018

Containment of a Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Outbreak in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Isr Med Assoc J 2018 Aug;20(8):491-495

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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August 2018

Case Report: Histoplasmosis: First Autochthonous Case from Israel.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 01 1;98(1):278-280. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) Department Head and Neck Surgery, French Hospital Nazareth, Faculty of Medicine of Bar Ilan University, Galilee, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0603DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5928738PMC
January 2018

The Role of Histopathology and Immunohistochemistry in the Diagnosis of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Without "Discernible" Leishman-Donovan Bodies.

Am J Dermatopathol 2017 Dec;39(12):890-895

Departments of *Dermatology,†Microbiology, and‡Pathology, Rambam Health Care Campus and The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000000861DOI Listing
December 2017

Cleaning and infection control of airway clearance devices used by CF patients.

Chron Respir Dis 2017 Nov 17;14(4):370-376. Epub 2017 May 17.

1 Pediatric Pulmonary Institute and CF Center, Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1479972317707652DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5729733PMC
November 2017

Secondary antibiotic resistance of Helicobacter pylori isolates in Israeli children and adults.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2017 09 18;10:182-185. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Liver Unit, Haifa, Israel; Department of Gastroenterology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2017.05.017DOI Listing
September 2017

causing life-threatening disease in a susceptible patient.

BMJ Case Rep 2017 Aug 16;2017. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Infectious Diseases Institute, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-220383DOI Listing
August 2017

Rapid phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing using nanoliter arrays.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2017 07 26;114(29):E5787-E5795. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 3200003, Israel;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1703736114DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5530678PMC
July 2017

Urinary Tract Infections Due to Nontyphoidal Salmonella.

Am J Med Sci 2017 06 6;353(6):529-532. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Division of Internal Medicine, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjms.2017.03.010DOI Listing
June 2017

[AT THE CROSSROADS: THE ROLE OF LABORATORY MEDICINE IN THE PATIENT CARE PROCESS].

Harefuah 2017 Jun;156(6):380-384

School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa.

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June 2017

Campylobacter bacteraemia: 16 years of experience in a single centre.

Infect Dis (Lond) 2016 Nov-Dec;48(11-12):796-9. Epub 2016 Jun 20.

b Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus and Faculty of Medicine , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology , Haifa , Israel ;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23744235.2016.1195916DOI Listing
February 2017

A Burkholderia pseudomallei Infection Imported from Eritrea to Israel.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2016 Nov 29;95(5):997-998. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0481DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5094250PMC
November 2016

Treatment of Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Retrospective Comparison Between Intravenous Colistin and Intravenous Ampicillin-Sulbactam.

Am J Ther 2016 Jan-Feb;23(1):e78-85

1Department of Internal Medicine C, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; 2Unit of Infectious Diseases, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; 3Departments of Internal Medicine B and 4Internal Medicine A, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; and 5Microbiology Laboratory, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MJT.0b013e3182a32df3DOI Listing
October 2016

Rate of colonization of health care workers by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in an endemic hospital: A prospective study.

Am J Infect Control 2016 09 25;44(9):1053-4. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.02.027DOI Listing
September 2016

Does molecular analysis increase the efficacy of bronchoalveolar lavage in the diagnosis and management of respiratory infections in hemato-oncological patients?

Int J Infect Dis 2016 Sep 30;50:48-53. Epub 2016 Jul 30.

Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel; Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2016.07.011DOI Listing
September 2016

A Case of Infective Endocarditis and Pulmonary Septic Emboli Caused by .

Case Rep Pediatr 2016 27;2016:1024054. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

Pediatric Department, St. Vincent French Hospital, Nazareth, Israel; Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1024054DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5059553PMC
September 2016

Polymicrobial pulmonary infection in patients with hematological malignancies: prevalence, co-pathogens, course and outcome.

Infection 2016 Aug 20;44(4):491-7. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

Unit of Infectious Diseases, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15010-016-0873-3DOI Listing
August 2016

Predicting Antibiotic Resistance in Urinary Tract Infection Patients with Prior Urine Cultures.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016 08 22;60(8):4717-21. Epub 2016 Jul 22.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Rambam Healthcare Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00202-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4958176PMC
August 2016

Erythromycin Prophylaxis for Neonatal Conjunctivitis: Ointment Versus Drops.

Isr Med Assoc J 2016 Jul;18(7):404-406

Department of Neonatology, Rappaport Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, affiliated with Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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July 2016

Comparison of Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns of Bacterial Isolates Based on Time From Hospitalization and Culture Source: Implications for Hospital Antibiograms.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016 Feb 13;37(2):212-4. Epub 2015 Nov 13.

1Division of Infectious Diseases,Rambam Health Care Campus,Haifa,Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2015.258DOI Listing
February 2016

Performing red reflex eye examinations increases the rate of neonatal conjunctivitis.

Acta Paediatr 2015 Dec 13;104(12):e541-5. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

Department of Neonatology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apa.13170DOI Listing
December 2015

Risk Factors for Recurrence of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Carriage: Case-Control Study.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015 Aug 14;36(8):936-41. Epub 2015 Apr 14.

1Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute,Technion-Israel Institute of Technology,Haifa,Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2015.82DOI Listing
August 2015

Comparison of Fluorescence Microscopy and Different Growth Media Culture Methods for Acanthamoeba Keratitis Diagnosis.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Aug 11;93(2):316-8. Epub 2015 May 11.

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya, Tiberias, Israel, affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University, Galilee, Israel; Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Department of Ophthalmology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Department of Ophthalmology, Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya, Tiberias, Israel, affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University, Galilee, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.15-0193DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4530754PMC
August 2015

Pertussis Resurgence Associated with Pertactin-Deficient and Genetically Divergent Bordetella Pertussis Isolates in Israel.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Aug;34(8):898-900

From the *Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, †The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; ‡Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel; and §Laboratory of Clinical Bacteriology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000753DOI Listing
August 2015

Involvement of Heparanase in Empyema: Implication for Novel Therapeutic Approaches.

J Clin Cell Immunol 2015 Feb;6(1)

Cancer and Vascular Biology Research Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-9899.1000290DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4441338PMC
February 2015

Mycobacterium phocaicum bacteremia: an emerging infection in pediatric hematology-oncology patients.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2014 Dec;33(12):1299-301

From the *Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit; †Clinical Microbiology Laboratory; and ‡Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Meyer Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000477DOI Listing
December 2014

Infective endocarditis caused by Finegoldia magna following aortic dissection repair: a case report and data evaluation.

Am J Case Rep 2014 Dec 12;15:554-8. Epub 2014 Dec 12.

Department of Internal Medicine A, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.892057DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4270072PMC
December 2014

Is Leclercia adecarboxylata a new and unfamiliar marine pathogen?

J Clin Microbiol 2014 May 12;52(5):1775-6. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://jcm.asm.org/cgi/doi/10.1128/JCM.03239-13
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.03239-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3993675PMC
May 2014

Two closely related strains associated with pertussis resurgence in Israel.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2012 Jul;31(7):761-2

Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0b013e31824f91cbDOI Listing
July 2012

Regulation of release of antibacterials from stressed scleractinian corals.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2009 Jun;295(1):103-9

Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01590.xDOI Listing
June 2009