Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control

(The H4-Index of Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control is 37. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Nosocomial transmission and outbreaks of coronavirus disease 2019: the need to protect both patients and healthcare workers183
Risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission by aerosols, the rational use of masks, and protection of healthcare workers from COVID-19159
Etiology and antimicrobial resistance of secondary bacterial infections in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective analysis117
Biofilm exacerbates antibiotic resistance: Is this a current oversight in antimicrobial stewardship?108
Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries: a scattered picture101
Antimicrobial use and resistance in food-producing animals and the environment: an African perspective96
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in COVID-19 patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis (November 2019–June 2021)90
Enterococcus faecium: from microbiological insights to practical recommendations for infection control and diagnostics71
The global prevalence of Daptomycin, Tigecycline, Quinupristin/Dalfopristin, and Linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase–negative staphylococci strains: a systematic review and meta-an69
Implementation and impact of pediatric antimicrobial stewardship programs: a systematic scoping review67
Antimicrobial Resistance in the Asia Pacific region: a meeting report66
A nosocomial cluster of vancomycin resistant enterococci among COVID-19 patients in an intensive care unit64
Will healthcare workers improve infection prevention and control behaviors as COVID-19 risk emerges and increases, in China?61
Antimicrobial use in food animals and human health: time to implement ‘One Health’ approach61
Antibiotic use in chicken farms in northwestern China60
Antimicrobial multidrug resistance in the era of COVID-19: a forgotten plight?60
Antimicrobial resistance in Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile derived from humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis60
The role of hospital environment in transmissions of multidrug-resistant gram-negative organisms56
Non-prescription dispensing of antibiotic agents among community drug retail outlets in Sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis54
Antimicrobial resistance preparedness in sub-Saharan African countries53
The challenge of preventing and containing outbreaks of multidrug-resistant organisms and Candida auris during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: report of a carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter bau52
Epidemiology of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Egyptian intensive care units using National Healthcare–associated Infections Surveillance Data, 2011–201750
APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections50
RETRACTED ARTICLE: Systematic review and meta-analysis of the epidemiology of vancomycin-resistance Staphylococcus aureus isolates49
SARS-Coronavirus-2 cases in healthcare workers may not regularly originate from patient care: lessons from a university hospital on the underestimated risk of healthcare worker to healthcare worker tr49
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare-associated infections in intensive care unit patients: a retrospective cohort study48
Genetic relatedness of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from humans, chickens and poultry environments48
Bacterial pathogens and resistance causing community acquired paediatric bloodstream infections in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis46
Evidence of colistin resistance genes (mcr-1 and mcr-2) in wild birds and its public health implication in Egypt46
Knowledge of infection prevention and control among healthcare workers and factors influencing compliance: a systematic review45
Pattern of inappropriate antibiotic use among hospitalized patients in Pakistan: a longitudinal surveillance and implications44
The impact of antimicrobial stewardship program implementation at four tertiary private hospitals: results of a five-years pre-post analysis44
European intensive care physicians’ experience of infections due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria43
Study of genetic diversity, biofilm formation, and detection of Carbapenemase, MBL, ESBL, and tetracycline resistance genes in multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from burn wound infe39
Risk factors for carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infection relative to two types of control patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis38
Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from Egypt38
Epidemiological characteristics of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae collected from 17 hospitals in Nanjing district of China37