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Frequency of fks mutations among Candida glabrata isolates from a 10-year global collection of bloodstream infection isolates.

Frequency of fks mutations among Candida glabrata isolates from a 10-year global collection of bloodstream infection isolates. by Castanheira M, Woosley LN, Messer SA, Diekema DJ, Jones RN and Pfaller MA published in Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2014; 58 (1): 577-580

Epidemiology and outcomes of invasive candidiasis due to non-albicans species of Candida in 2,496 patients: data from the Prospective Antifungal Therapy (PATH) registry 2004-2008.

Epidemiology and outcomes of invasive candidiasis due to non-albicans species of Candida in 2,496 patients: data from the Prospective Antifungal Therapy (PATH) registry 2004-2008. by Pfaller MA, Andes DR, Diekema DJ, Horn DL, Reboli AC, Rotstein C, Franks B and Azie NE published in PLoS One. 2014; 9 (7): e101510

Mutation-driven ß-lactam resistance mechanisms among contemporary ceftazidime non-susceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from USA hospitals.

Mutation-driven ß-lactam resistance mechanisms among contemporary ceftazidime non-susceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from USA hospitals. by Castanheira M, Mills JC, Farrell DJ and Jones RN published in Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2014; 58 (11): 6844-6850

Evaluation of clonality and carbapenem resistance mechanisms among Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex and Enterobacteriaceae isolates collected in European and Mediterranean: Two novel beta-lactamases (GES-22 and VIM-35) were detected.

Evaluation of clonality and carbapenem resistance mechanisms among Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex and Enterobacteriaceae isolates collected in European and Mediterranean: Two novel beta-lactamases (GES-22 and VIM-35) were detected. by Castanheira M, Costello SE, Woosley LN, Deshpande LM, Davies TA and Jones RN published in Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2014; 58 (12): 7358-7366

Rapid expansion of KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in two Texas hospitals due to clonal spread of ST258 and ST307 lineages.

Rapid expansion of KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in two Texas hospitals due to clonal spread of ST258 and ST307 lineages by Castanheira M, Farrell SE, Wanger A, Rolston KV, Jones RN and Mendes RE published in Microb. Drug Res. 2013; 19 (4): 295-297

Isolation of genetically unrelated blaNDM-1-positive Providencia rettgeri strains in Israel.

Isolation of genetically unrelated blaNDM-1-positive Providencia rettgeri strains in Israel. by Gefen-Halevi S, Hindiyeh MY, Ben-David D, Smollan G, Gal-Mor O, Azar R, Castanheira M, Belausov N, Rahav G, Tal I, Mendelson E and Keller N published in J. Clin. Microbiol. 2013; 51 (5): 1642-1643

Increasing echinocandin resistance in Candida glabrata: Clinical failure correlates with presence of FKS mutations and elevated minimum inhibitory concentrations.

Increasing echinocandin resistance in Candida glabrata: Clinical failure correlates with presence of FKS mutations and elevated minimum inhibitory concentrations. by Alexander BD, Johnson MD, Pfeiffer CD, Jimenez-Ortigosa C, Catania J, Booker R, Castanheira M, Messer SA, Perlin DS and Pfaller MA published in Clin. Infect. Dis. 2013; 56 (12): 1724-1732

The genetic environment of the cfr gene and the presence of other mechanisms account for the very high linezolid resistance of the Staphylococcus epidermidisisolate 426-3147L.

The genetic environment of the cfr gene and the presence of other mechanisms account for the very high linezolid resistance of the Staphylococcus epidermidisisolate 426-3147L. by LaMarre J, Mendes RE, Szal T, Schwarz S, Jones RN and Mankin AS published in Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2013; 57 (3): 1173-1179

Analysis of cfr-carrying Plasmids in Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus aureus from Two Hospitals in Ohio

Analysis of cfr-carrying Plasmids in Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus aureus from Two Hospitals in Ohio, Lead author: Mendes RE, presented at 52nd annual Interscience Conference of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), September 9 – 12, 2012, San Francisco, CA

Molecular characterization of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. clinical isolates recovere from hospitalized patients among several medical institutions in China.

Molecular characterization of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. clinical isolates recovered from hospitalized patients among several medical institutions in China. by Sun H, Wang H, Xu Y, Jones RN, Costello AJ, Liu Y, Li G, Chen M and Mendes RE published in Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2012; 74 (4): 399-403