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International evaluation of MIC distributions and epidemiological cutoff value (ECV) definitions for fusarium species identified by molecular methods for the CLSI broth microdilution method.

International evaluation of MIC distributions and epidemiological cutoff value (ECV) definitions for fusarium species identified by molecular methods for the CLSI broth microdilution method. by Espinel-Ingroff A, Colombo AL, Cordoba S, Dufresne PJ, Fuller J, Ghannoum M, Gonzalez GM, Guarro J, Kidd SE, Meis JF, Melhem TM, Pelaez T, Pfaller MA, Szeszs MW, Takahaschi JP, Tortorano AM, Wiederhold NP and Turnidge J published in Antimicrob. Agents. Chemother. 2016; 60 (2): 1079-1084

Changes in the frequencies of β-lactamase genes among Enterobacteriaceae isolates in U.S. Hospitals, 2012 to 2014: Activity of ceftazidime-avibactam tested against β-lactamase-producing isolates.

Changes in the frequencies of β-lactamase genes among Enterobacteriaceae isolates in U.S. Hospitals, 2012 to 2014: Activity of ceftazidime-avibactam tested against β-lactamase-producing isolates. by Castanheira M, Mendes RE, Jones RN and Sader HS published in Antimicrob. Agents. Chemother. 2016; 60 (8): 4770-4777

Evolution of ceftaroline-resistant MRSA in a child with cystic fibrosis following repeated antibiotic exposure

Evolution of ceftaroline-resistant MRSA in a child with cystic fibrosis following repeated antibiotic exposure. by Cannavino CR, Mendes RE, Sader HS, Farrell DJ, Critchley IA, Biek D, Le J, Skochko SM, Jones RN and Bradley JS. published in Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2016; 35 (7): 813-815

Oritavancin activity tested against molecularly-characterized staphylococci and enterococci displaying elevated linezolid MIC results.

Oritavancin activity tested against molecularly-characterized staphylococci and enterococci displaying elevated linezolid MIC results. by Mendes RE, Farrell DJ, Sader HS, Flamm RK and Jones RN. published in Antimicrob. Agents. Chemother. 2016; 60 (6): 3817-3820

Performance of BD Max StaphSR for screening of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates among a contemporary and diverse collection from 146 institutions located in nine U.S. Census Regions: Prevalence of mecA dropout mutants.

Performance of BD Max StaphSR for screening of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates among a contemporary and diverse collection from 146 institutions located in nine U.S. Census Regions: Prevalence of mecA dropout mutants. by Mendes RE, Watters AA, Rhomberg PR, Farrell DJ and Jones RN. published in J. Clin. Microbiol. 2016; 54 (1): 204-207

Beta-lactamase characterization of Gram-negative pathogens recovered from patients enrolled in the phase 2 trials for ceftazidime-avibactam: Clinical efficacies analyzed against subsets of molecularly characterized isolates.

Beta-Lactamase characterization of Gram-negative pathogens recovered from patients enrolled in the phase 2 trials for ceftazidime-avibactam: Clinical efficacies analyzed against subsets of molecularly characterized isolates. by Mendes RE, Castanheira M, Gasink L, Stone GG, Nichols WW, Flamm RK and Jones RN. published in Antimicrob. Agents. Chemother. 2015; 60 (3): 1328-1335

Mechanisms of resistance, clonal expansion, and increasing prevalence of Acinetobacter baumannii strains displaying elevated tigecycline MIC values in Latin America.

Mechanisms of resistance, clonal expansion, and increasing prevalence of Acinetobacter baumannii strains displaying elevated tigecycline MIC values in Latin America. by Costello SE, Gales AC, Morfin-Otero R, Jones RN and Castanheira M published in Microb. Drug Resist. 2016; 22 (4): 253-258

Klebsiella pneumoniae from a New York City hospital belonging to ST258 and carrying blaKPC-2- and blaVIM-4-encoding genes.

Klebsiella pneumoniae from a New York City hospital belonging to ST258 and carrying blaKPC-2- and blaVIM-4-encoding genes. by Castanheira M, Deshpande LM, Mills JC, Jones RN, Soave R, Jenkins SG and Schuetz AN published in Antimicrob. Agents. Chemother. 2016; 60 (3): 1924-1927

Oritavancin In Vitro Activity Against a Collection of Molecularly-characterized Staph and Enterococci with Elevated Linezolid MICs

Oritavancin In Vitro Activity Against a Collection of Molecularly-characterized Staph and Enterococci with Elevated Linezolid MICs, Lead author: Mendes RE, presented at 55th annual Interscience Conference of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), September 17-21,2015, San Diego, CA

Molecular characterization of genes encoding CTX-M-134, TEM-207 and TEM-212 detected among Escherichia coli clinical isolates from USA hospitals

Molecular characterization of genes encoding CTX-M-134, TEM-207 and TEM-212 detected among Escherichia coli clinical isolates from USA hospitals, Lead author: Castanheira M, presented at 25th annual European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), April 25-29, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark