Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control

(The median citation count of Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control is 5. 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
Antimicrobial use in food animals and human health: time to implement ‘One Health’ approach61
Will healthcare workers improve infection prevention and control behaviors as COVID-19 risk emerges and increases, in China?61
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
Antibiotic use in chicken farms in northwestern China60
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
APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections50
Epidemiology of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Egyptian intensive care units using National Healthcare–associated Infections Surveillance Data, 2011–201750
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
RETRACTED ARTICLE: Systematic review and meta-analysis of the epidemiology of vancomycin-resistance Staphylococcus aureus isolates49
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
Evidence of colistin resistance genes (mcr-1 and mcr-2) in wild birds and its public health implication in Egypt46
Bacterial pathogens and resistance causing community acquired paediatric bloodstream infections in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis46
Knowledge of infection prevention and control among healthcare workers and factors influencing compliance: a systematic review45
The impact of antimicrobial stewardship program implementation at four tertiary private hospitals: results of a five-years pre-post analysis44
Pattern of inappropriate antibiotic use among hospitalized patients in Pakistan: a longitudinal surveillance and implications44
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
Adherence to personal protective equipment use among healthcare workers caring for confirmed COVID-19 and alleged non-COVID-19 patients36
Five-year change of prevalence and risk factors for infection and mortality of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infection in a tertiary hospital in North China36
An estimation of total antimicrobial usage in humans and animals in Vietnam36
A review of animal health and drug use practices in India, and their possible link to antimicrobial resistance34
Unidirectional animal-to-human transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in pig farming; evidence from a surveillance study in southern Italy34
Candida tropicalis is the most prevalent yeast species causing candidemia in Algeria: the urgent need for antifungal stewardship and infection control measures33
Infection control and risk factors for acquisition of carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae. A 5 year (2011–2016) case-control study32
The first nationwide multicenter study of Acinetobacter baumannii recovered in Serbia: emergence of OXA-72, OXA-23 and NDM-1-producing isolates32
Hand hygiene compliance and associated factors among health care providers in Central Gondar zone public primary hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia30
Enhanced bactericidal effect of ceftriaxone drug encapsulated in nanostructured lipid carrier against gram-negative Escherichia coli bacteria: drug formulation, optimization, and cell culture study30
A national survey of public awareness of antimicrobial resistance in Nigeria30
Barriers to implementing antimicrobial stewardship programs in three low- and middle-income country tertiary care settings: findings from a multi-site qualitative study30
Clinical outcomes of hospitalised patients with catheter-associated urinary tract infection in countries with a high rate of multidrug-resistance: the COMBACTE-MAGNET RESCUING study30
The epidemiology of carbapenem-non-susceptible Acinetobacter species in Europe: analysis of EARS-Net data from 2013 to 201729
Azithromycin resistant gonococci: a literature review29
Use of medical face masks versus particulate respirators as a component of personal protective equipment for health care workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic28
Characteristics of Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance: data from four different populations28
Choice of therapeutic interventions and outcomes for the treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistant gram-negative pathogens: a systematic review26
One Health in hospitals: how understanding the dynamics of people, animals, and the hospital built-environment can be used to better inform interventions for antimicrobial-resistant gram-positive infe26
Poor infection prevention and control standards are associated with environmental contamination with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales and other multidrug-resistant bacteria in Swiss companion 26
The effect of varying multidrug-resistence (MDR) definitions on rates of MDR gram-negative rods26
Ultraviolet disinfection robots to improve hospital cleaning: Real promise or just a gimmick?25
The rapid and visual detection of methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using multiplex loop-mediated isothermal amplification linked to a nanoparticle-based lateral 25
An exploration of the gut and environmental resistome in a community in northern Vietnam in relation to antibiotic use24
Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use and healthcare-associated infections in Belgian acute care hospitals: results of the Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS 201724
Assessment of hand hygiene facilities and staff compliance in a large tertiary health care facility in northern Nigeria: a cross sectional study24
Economic burden of antibiotic resistance in China: a national level estimate for inpatients24
Understanding antibiotic use for pig farming in Thailand: a qualitative study24
Potential methanol toxicity and the importance of using a standardised alcohol-based hand rub formulation in the era of COVID-1924
Evaluation of the health and healthcare system burden due to antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli infections in humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis24
The global prevalence of fusidic acid resistance in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus: a systematic review and meta-analysis24
Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding antimicrobial use and resistance among communities of Ilala, Kilosa and Kibaha districts of Tanzania23
Contamination of SARS-CoV-2 in patient surroundings and on personal protective equipment in a non-ICU isolation ward for COVID-19 patients with prolonged PCR positive status23
Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection and colonization: the impact of insertion site and distribution of multidrug-resistant pathogens23
A one health framework to estimate the cost of antimicrobial resistance22
A multimodal intervention program to control a long-term Acinetobacter baumannii endemic in a tertiary care hospital22
Prevalence of pathogenic Klebsiella pneumoniae based on PCR capsular typing harbouring carbapenemases encoding genes in Uganda tertiary hospitals22
CRISPR-Cas system: a potential alternative tool to cope antibiotic resistance22
Comparison of the antimicrobial efficacy of povidone-iodine-alcohol versus chlorhexidine-alcohol for surgical skin preparation on the aerobic and anaerobic skin flora of the shoulder region22
Infections and antimicrobial resistance in intensive care units in lower-middle income countries: a scoping review21
Scientific evidence supports aerosol transmission of SARS-COV-221
Evaluating infection prevention and control programs in Austrian acute care hospitals using the WHO Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Framework21
Widespread illegal sales of antibiotics in Chinese pharmacies – a nationwide cross-sectional study21
Emergence of β-lactamase- and carbapenemase- producing Enterobacteriaceae at integrated fish farms21
Trends in prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolated from patients with community- and healthcare-associated bacteriuria: results from 2014 to 2020 in an urban 21
Assessing transparency and accountability of national action plans on antimicrobial resistance in 15 African countries21
Development of in vitro resistance to fluoroquinolones in Pseudomonas aeruginosa21
Acquisition of multidrug-resistant Enterobacterales during international travel: a systematic review of clinical and microbiological characteristics and meta-analyses of risk factors21
Prolonged SARS-CoV-2 infection following rituximab treatment: clinical course and response to therapeutic interventions correlated with quantitative viral cultures and cycle threshold values21
Point-prevalence survey of hospital acquired infections in three acute care hospitals in Northern Nigeria21
Genetic diversity and risk factors for the transmission of antimicrobial resistance across human, animals and environmental compartments in East Africa: a review20
Risk factors for fecal carriage of drug-resistant Escherichia coli: a systematic review and meta-analysis20
Antimicrobial stewardship in rural and remote primary health care: a narrative review20
Bacteremia in critical care units at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania: the role of colonization and contaminated cots and mothers’ hands in cross-transmission of multidrug resistant Gram-negat20
Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in Thailand, 2016–201820
Novel chromosomal insertions of ISEcp1-blaCTX-M-15 and diverse antimicrobial resistance genes in Zambian clinical isolates of Enterobacter cloacae and Escherichia coli20
Prevalence of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in a Chinese multidrug-resistant TB cohort after redefinition19
A decade of antimicrobial resistance research in social science fields: a scientometric review19
Incidence and risk factors of surgical site infections and related antibiotic resistance in Freetown, Sierra Leone: a prospective cohort study19
Impact of an e-learning module on personal protective equipment knowledge in student paramedics: a randomized controlled trial19
Does the problem begin at the beginning? Medical students’ knowledge and beliefs regarding antibiotics and resistance: a systematic review19
Train-the-Trainers in hand hygiene: a standardized approach to guide education in infection prevention and control19
Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use in three hospitals in North-Eastern Tanzania18
Emojis in public health and how they might be used for hand hygiene and infection prevention and control18
In vitro evaluation of double carbapenem and colistin combinations against OXA-48, NDM carbapenemase-producing colistin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains18
Antibiotic resistance in patients with clinical features of healthcare-associated infections in an urban tertiary hospital in Sierra Leone: a cross-sectional study18
Molecular surveillance of carbapenemase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa at three medical centres in Cologne, Germany18
A road-map for addressing antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries: lessons learnt from the public private participation and co-designed antimicrobial stewardship programme in the 18
First report of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance mcr-8.1 gene from a clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae isolate from Lebanon18
Antibiogram and beta-lactamase genes among cefotaxime resistant E. coli from wastewater treatment plant18
Epidemiology and risk factors of rectal colonization of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among high-risk patients from ICU and HSCT wards in a university hospital18
Impact of environmental hygiene interventions on healthcare-associated infections and patient colonization: a systematic review18
A review of national action plans on antimicrobial resistance: strengths and weaknesses18
Outbreak of Ralstonia mannitolilytica bacteraemia in patients undergoing haemodialysis at a tertiary hospital in Pretoria, South Africa17
Infection prevention knowledge, practice, and its associated factors among healthcare providers in primary healthcare unit of Wogdie District, Northeast Ethiopia, 2019: a cross-sectional study17
Effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on antimicrobial prevalence and prescribing in a tertiary hospital in Singapore17
Core components of infection prevention and control programs at the facility level in Georgia: key challenges and opportunities17
Challenges regarding the control of environmental sources of contamination in healthcare settings in low-and middle-income countries - a narrative review17
Characteristics and diversity of mutations in regulatory genes of resistance-nodulation-cell division efflux pumps in association with drug-resistant clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii17
Taxonomy, virulence determinants and antimicrobial susceptibility of Aeromonas spp. isolated from bacteremia in southeastern China17
Why psychiatry is different - challenges and difficulties in managing a nosocomial outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in hospital care17
Prevalence and molecular characteristics of ESBL and AmpC β -lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae strains isolated from UTIs in Egypt17
Antibiotic appropriateness and adherence to local guidelines in perioperative prophylaxis: results from an antimicrobial stewardship intervention17
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing results from 13 hospitals in Viet Nam: VINARES 2016–201717
Ten-year resistance trends in pathogens causing healthcare-associated infections; reflection of infection control interventions at a multi-hospital healthcare system in Saudi Arabia, 2007–201617
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia in children: risk factors and mortality rate17
Does respiratory co-infection facilitate dispersal of SARS-CoV-2? investigation of a super-spreading event in an open-space office17
The epidemiology of carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii complex in Germany (2014–2018): an analysis of data from the national Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance system16
Impact of respirator versus surgical masks on SARS-CoV-2 acquisition in healthcare workers: a prospective multicentre cohort16
Nosocomial infections among COVID-19 patients: an analysis of intensive care unit surveillance data16
The epidemiology of bloodstream infections and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in Thuringia, Germany: a five-year prospective, state-wide surveillance study (AlertsNet)16
Candida tropicalis distribution and drug resistance is correlated with ERG11 and UPC2 expression16
Increasing incidence and antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli bloodstream infections: a multinational population-based cohort study16
Extensive outbreak of colistin resistant, carbapenemase (blaOXA-48, blaNDM) producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a large tertiary care hospital, India15
Pathogens distribution and antimicrobial resistance in bloodstream infections in twenty-five neonatal intensive care units in China, 2017–201915
Proportion of bacterial isolates, their antimicrobial susceptibility profile and factors associated with puerperal sepsis among post-partum/aborted women at a referral Hospital in Bahir Dar, Northwest15
Global trends of antimicrobial susceptibility to ceftaroline and ceftazidime–avibactam: a surveillance study from the ATLAS program (2012–2016)15
Systematic screening on admission for SARS-CoV-2 to detect asymptomatic infections15
Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical strains from the endotracheal tubes of patients with nosocomial pneumonia15
The prevalence and mechanism of triclosan resistance in Escherichia coli isolated from urine samples in Wenzhou, China15
The effect of eye protection on SARS-CoV-2 transmission: a systematic review15
A five-component infection control bundle to permanently eliminate a carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii spreading in an intensive care unit15
Low frequency of community-acquired bacterial co-infection in patients hospitalized for COVID-19 based on clinical, radiological and microbiological criteria: a retrospective cohort study15
Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance and its clinical implications in Ethiopia: a systematic review15
Knowledge, attitudes and behaviors on antibiotic use and resistance among healthcare workers in Italy, 2019: investigation by a clustering method15
Epidemiology of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli from repeated prevalence studies over 11 years in a long-term-care facility14
Clinical characteristics and risk factors of polymicrobial Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections14
Systematic review on use, cost and clinical efficacy of automated decontamination devices14
Emergence of nosocomial associated opportunistic pathogens in the gut microbiome after antibiotic treatment14
Assessing the impact of the Global Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance (Global-PPS) on hospital antimicrobial stewardship programmes: results of a worldwide survey14
Multidrug-resistant enterobacteriaceae in coastal water: an emerging threat14
Antimicrobial prophylaxis administration after umbilical cord clamping in cesarean section and the risk of surgical site infection: a cohort study with 55,901 patients14
Efficacy of a coordinated strategy for containment of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria carriage in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the context of an active surveillance program14
Colonization of a hand washing sink in a veterinary hospital by an Enterobacter hormaechei strain carrying multiple resistances to high importance antimicrobials13
Comparative efficacy of hospital disinfectants against nosocomial infection pathogens13
Proposal for a EN 149 acceptable reprocessing method for FFP2 respirators in times of severe shortage13
Implementing a combined infection prevention and control with antimicrobial stewardship joint program to prevent caesarean section surgical site infections and antimicrobial resistance: a Tanzanian te13
First case of Dolutegravir and Darunavir/r multi drug-resistant HIV-1 in Cameroon following exposure to Raltegravir: lessons and implications in the era of transition to Dolutegravir-based regimens13
Intensivists’ beliefs about rapid multiplex molecular diagnostic testing and its potential role in improving prescribing decisions and antimicrobial stewardship: a qualitative study13
Risk prediction for 30-day mortality among patients with Clostridium difficile infections: a retrospective cohort study13
What matters: non-pharmaceutical interventions for COVID-19 in Europe13
The use of a UV-C disinfection robot in the routine cleaning process: a field study in an Academic hospital13
Blood bacterial resistant investigation collaborative system (BRICS) report: a national surveillance in China from 2014 to 201913
First report of Klebsiella quasipneumoniae harboring blaKPC-2 in Saudi Arabia13
A population-base survey on knowledge, attitude and awareness of the general public on antibiotic use and resistance13
Secular trend analysis of antibiotic utilisation in China’s hospitals 2011–2018, a retrospective analysis of procurement data13
Global status of tetracycline resistance among clinical isolates of Vibrio cholerae: a systematic review and meta-analysis13
Early discontinuation of empirical antibiotic treatment in neutropenic patients with acute myeloid leukaemia and high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome13
Effect of urine reflex culturing on rates of cultures and infections in acute and long-term care13
Antimicrobial stewardship in high-risk febrile neutropenia patients13
Spread of multidrug resistance among Ureaplasma serovars, Tunisia13
Risk factors for quinolone-resistant Escherichia coli infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis13
Sepsis related mortality of extremely low gestational age newborns after the introduction of colonization screening for multi-drug resistant organisms13
Faecal microbiota transplantation reduces amounts of antibiotic resistance genes in patients with multidrug-resistant organisms12
Predictors of antibiotic prescriptions: a knowledge, attitude and practice survey among physicians in tertiary hospitals in Nigeria12
Increase of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium strain type ST117 CT71 at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 2008 to 201812
Characterization of florfenicol resistance genes in the coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (CoNS) isolates and genomic features of a multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus lentus strain H2912
Parental self-medication with antibiotics for children promotes antibiotic over-prescribing in clinical settings in China12
The complex phenomenon of dysrational antibiotics prescribing decisions in German primary healthcare: a qualitative interview study using dual process theory12
Clinical and microbiological characteristics of nosocomial, healthcare-associated, and community-acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in Guangzhou, China12
Whole-genome sequencing to explore nosocomial transmission and virulence in neonatal methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia12
Phenotype-genotype correlations among carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales recovered from four Egyptian hospitals with the report of SPM carbapenemase12
Bloodstream infections caused by ST2 Acinetobacter baumannii: risk factors, antibiotic regimens, and virulence over 6 years period in China12
Antimicrobial use among adult inpatients at hospital sites within the Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program: 2009 to 201612
Carriage of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in a high-density informal settlement in Kenya is associated with environmental risk-factors12
Oral colonisation by antimicrobial-resistant Gram-negative bacteria among long-term care facility residents: prevalence, risk factors, and molecular epidemiology12
The anti-virulence effect of cranberry active compound proanthocyanins (PACs) on expression of genes in the third-generation cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli CTX-M-15 associated with urinary t12
Treating infections with ionizing radiation: a historical perspective and emerging techniques12
Clinical characteristics of patients with pneumonia caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae in Taiwan and prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant and hypervirulent strains: a retrospective study12
Development of a reference data set for assigning Streptococcus and Enterococcus species based on next generation sequencing of the 16S–23S rRNA region12
Prevalence of fosfomycin resistance and gene mutations in clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus12
Molecular analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from four teaching hospitals in Iran: the emergence of novel MRSA clones12
Successful control of the first carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak in a Chinese hospital 2017–201911
Bombyx mori gloverin A2 alleviates enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli-induced inflammation and intestinal mucosa disruption11
Bacterial contamination of neonatal intensive care units: How safe are the neonates?11
High clonal diversity of ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from clinical samples in a non-outbreak situation. A cohort study11
The carbapenem resistance gene blaOXA-23 is disseminated by a conjugative plasmid containing the novel transposon Tn6681 in Acinetobacter johnsonii M1911
Global status of antimicrobial resistance among environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae O1/O139: a systematic review and meta-analysis11
Characterisation of mobile colistin resistance genes (mcr-3 and mcr-5) in river and storm water in regions of the Western Cape of South Africa11
Mortality associated with carbapenem-susceptible and Verona Integron-encoded Metallo-β-lactamase-positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia11
Does vancomycin resistance increase mortality in Enterococcus faecium bacteraemia after orthotopic liver transplantation? A retrospective study11
Clonal spread of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae among patients at admission and discharge at a Vietnamese neonatal intensive care unit11
Impact of a total lockdown for pandemic SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) on deep surgical site infections and other complications after orthopedic surgery: a retrospective analysis11
Prescriptions patterns and appropriateness of usage of antibiotics in non-teaching community hospitals in South Korea: a multicentre retrospective study11
A silent outbreak of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in a neonatal intensive care unit11
Critical Reliability Issues of Common Type Alcohol-Based Handrub Dispensers10
Epidemiology and outcomes of bloodstream infections in severe burn patients: a six-year retrospective study10
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae circulating in the Reunion Island, a French territory in the Southwest Indian Ocean10
Infection prevention and control in tertiary care hospitals of Bangladesh: results from WHO infection prevention and control assessment framework (IPCAF)10
β-lactamase-mediated resistance in MDR-Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Qatar10
Gonococcal resistance can be viewed productively as part of a syndemic of antimicrobial resistance: an ecological analysis of 30 European countries10
Cost-effectiveness analysis comparing ceftazidime/avibactam (CAZ-AVI) as empirical treatment comparing to ceftolozane/tazobactam and to meropenem for complicated intra-abdominal infection (cIAI)10
No increase of device associated infections in German intensive care units during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 202010
The association of a reduced susceptibility to moxifloxacin in causative Clostridium (Clostridioides) difficile strain with the clinical outcome of patients10
A rapid model for developing dry surface biofilms of Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa for in vitro disinfectant efficacy testing10
The 2017 global point prevalence survey of antimicrobial consumption and resistance in Canadian hospitals10
A seven-year surveillance study of the epidemiology, antifungal susceptibility, risk factors and mortality of candidaemia among paediatric and adult inpatients in a tertiary teaching hospital in China10
Recommendations for the surveillance of multidrug-resistant bacteria in Italian long-term care facilities by the GLISTer working group of the Italian Association of Clinical Microbiologists (AMCLI)10
Predicting the occurrence of multidrug-resistant organism colonization or infection in ICU patients: development and validation of a novel multivariate prediction model10
Real-world use of ceftolozane/tazobactam: a systematic literature review10
Implementation of the WHO hand hygiene strategy in Faranah regional hospital, Guinea10
The prevalence and molecular mechanisms of mupirocin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from a Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa10
Assessment of antibiotic resistance changes during the Covid-19 pandemic in northeast of Iran during 2020–2022: an epidemiological study10
Hand hygiene improvement or antibiotic restriction to control the household transmission of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli: a mathematical modelling study10
A mixed-methods sequential explanatory design comparison between COVID-19 infection control guidelines’ applicability and their protective value as perceived by Israeli healthcare workers, and healthc9
Quaternary ammonium disinfectants and antiseptics: tolerance, resistance and potential impact on antibiotic resistance9
Finding the match between healthcare worker and expert for optimal audit and feedback on antimicrobial resistance prevention measures9
Silica nanoparticles with encapsulated DNA (SPED) – a novel surrogate tracer for microbial transmission in healthcare9
Active involvement of patients and relatives improves subjective adherence to hygienic measures, especially selfreported hand hygiene: Results of the AHOI pilot study.9
Sustained effects of a multimodal campaign aiming at hand hygiene improvement on compliance and healthcare-associated infections in a large gynaecology/obstetrics tertiary-care centre in Vietnam9
Community drug retail outlet staff’s knowledge, attitudes and practices towards non-prescription antibiotics use and antibiotic resistance in the Amhara region, Ethiopia with a focus on non-urban town9
Correction to: Use of medical face masks versus particulate respirators as a component of personal protective equipment for health care workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic9
Infection control link nurse programs in Dutch acute care hospitals; a mixed-methods study9
Outbreaks of healthcare-associated infections linked to water-containing hospital equipment: a literature review9
Emerging coexistence of three PMQR genes on a multiple resistance plasmid with a new surrounding genetic structure of qnrS2 in E. coli in China9
Gut microbiome signatures of nursing home residents carrying Enterobacteria producing extended-spectrum β-lactamases9
Mechanical ventilation-associated pneumonia caused by Acinetobacter baumannii in Northeast China region: analysis of genotype and drug resistance of bacteria and patients’ clinical features over 7 yea9
Management of a hospital-wide vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium outbreak in a Dutch general hospital, 2014–2017: successful control using a restrictive screening strategy9
Blood culture utilization and epidemiology of antimicrobial-resistant bloodstream infections before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Indonesian national referral hospital9
Predictors for vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium transforming from colonization to infection: a case control study9
Impact of a multifaceted intervention to improve antibiotic prescribing: a pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial9
COVID-19: through the eyes through the front line, an international perspective9
Approaches to multidrug-resistant organism prevention and control in long-term care facilities for older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis9
Epidemiological profile of patients with rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis: an analysis of the Uganda National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory Surveillance Data, 2014–20189
Containing Carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in an endemic setting9
A multimodal intervention to improve hand hygiene compliance in peripheral wards of a tertiary care university centre: a cluster randomised controlled trial9
Infection prevention and control (IPC) implementation in low-resource settings: a qualitative analysis9
Flies from a tertiary hospital in Rwanda carry multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens including extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing E. coli sequence type 1319
Virus matrix interference on assessment of virucidal activity of high-touch surfaces designed to prevent hospital-acquired infections9
Effectiveness of a structured, framework-based approach to implementation: the Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals (REACH) Trial8
Carriage of ESBL-producing Gram-negative bacteria by flies captured in a hospital and its suburban surroundings in Ethiopia8
Lower risk of bloodstream infections for peripherally inserted central catheters compared to central venous catheters in critically ill patients8
ATP measurement as an objective method to measure environmental contamination in 9 hospitals in the Dutch/Belgian border area8
Prevalence and abundance of selected genes conferring macrolide resistance genes in COPD patients during maintenance treatment with azithromycin8
Hand hygiene compliance and its drivers in long-term care facilities; observations and a survey8
Infection prevention and control research priorities: what do we need to combat healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance? Results of a narrative literature review and survey analy8
Risk factors for nosocomial rectal colonization with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in hospital: a matched case–control study8
Assessment of tolerability and acceptability of an alcohol-based hand rub according to a WHO protocol and using apparatus tests8
Epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in the Netherlands 2017–20198
Antibiotic-resistance in medically important bacteria isolated from commercial herbal medicines in Africa from 2000 to 2021: a systematic review and meta-analysis8
Vaginal colonization with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among women in labor in central Uganda: prevalence and associated factors8
Fluoroquinolone resistance of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from healthy conjunctiva and analysis of their mutations in quinolone-resistance determining region8
The COVID-19 pandemic and N95 masks: reusability and decontamination methods8
Different screening frequencies of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: which one is better?8
Nosocomial cluster of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacter cloacae in an intensive care unit dedicated COVID-198
Investigation and control of an outbreak of urinary tract infections caused by Burkholderia cepacian-contaminated anesthetic gel8
ESBL/pAmpC-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae carriage among veterinary healthcare workers in the Netherlands8
Sepsis: emerging pathogens and antimicrobial resistance in Ethiopian referral hospitals8
Burden of five healthcare associated infections in Australia8
Temporo-spatial variations in resistance determinants and clonality of Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains from Romanian hospitals and wastewaters8
Mechanisms affecting the implementation of a national antimicrobial stewardship programme; multi-professional perspectives explained using normalisation process theory8
Estimating length of stay and inpatient charges attributable to hospital-acquired bloodstream infections8
SARS-CoV-2 nosocomial infection acquired in a French university hospital during the 1st wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, a prospective study8
Admission screening and cohort care decrease carbapenem resistant enterobacteriaceae in Vietnamese pediatric ICU’s8
Screening for triazole resistance in clinically significant Aspergillus species; report from Pakistan8
A narrative review on current duodenoscope reprocessing techniques and novel developments8
The great nursing brain drain and its effects on patient safety8
Bacterial but no SARS-CoV-2 contamination after terminal disinfection of tertiary care intensive care units treating COVID-19 patients8
Prevention of severe infectious complications after colorectal surgery using oral non-absorbable antimicrobial prophylaxis: results of a multicenter randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial8
Inappropriate use of antibiotics and its predictors in pediatric patients admitted at the Central Hospital of Nampula, Mozambique8
Establishment and validation of a nomogram to predict the in-hospital death risk of nosocomial infections in cancer patients8
Hand hygiene in surgery in Benin: opportunities and challenges7
Ethanol is indispensable for virucidal hand antisepsis: memorandum from the alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) Task Force, WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, and the Commission for Hospital Hygien7
Duration of central venous catheter placement and central line-associated bloodstream infections after the adoption of prevention bundles: a two-year retrospective study7
Predictive factors for sepsis by carbapenem resistant Gram-negative bacilli in adult critical patients in Rio de Janeiro: a case-case-control design in a prospective cohort study7
Prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections: a survey of ICU nurses’ knowledge and practice in China7
Pillars for prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections: an Italian expert opinion statement7
Tanzanian primary healthcare workers’ experiences of antibiotic prescription and understanding of antibiotic resistance in common childhood infections: a qualitative phenomenographic study7
Antibiotic prescribing in inpatient and outpatient settings in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis study7
Healthcare institutions’ recommendation regarding the use of FFP-2 masks and SARS-CoV-2 seropositivity among healthcare workers: a multicenter longitudinal cohort study7
Healthcare workers’ perspectives on healthcare-associated infections and infection control practices: a video-reflexive ethnography study in the Asir region of Saudi Arabia7
Burden of carbapenem non-susceptible infections in high-risk patients: systematic literature review and meta-analysis7
Prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics and its related factors among Chinese residents: a cross-sectional study7
Rumors and incorrect reports are more deadly than the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)7
Faucet aerators as a reservoir for Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: a healthcare-associated infection outbreak in a neurosurgical intensive care unit7
Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacteria isolated from cerebrospinal fluid among children with bacterial meningitis in China from 2016 to 2018: a multicenter retrospective study7
Exploring the economic impact of inappropriate antibiotic use: the case of upper respiratory tract infections in Ghana7
Cutibacterium avidum resists surgical skin antisepsis in the groin—a potential risk factor for periprosthetic joint infection: a quality control study7
Assessment of knowledge and implementation practices of the ventilator acquired pneumonia (VAP) bundle in the intensive care unit of a private hospital7
The correlation between ATP measurement and microbial contamination of inanimate surfaces7
A nationwide survey on the implementation of infection prevention and control components in 1442 hospitals in the Republic of Korea: comparison to the WHO Infection Prevention and Control Assessment F7
Knowledge and perception on antimicrobial resistance and antibiotics prescribing attitude among physicians and nurses in Lambaréné region, Gabon: a call for setting-up an antimicrobial stewardship pro7
Impact of hand hygiene intervention: a comparative study in health care facilities in Dodoma region, Tanzania using WHO methodology7
Environmental surveillance of ESBL and carbapenemase-producing gram-negative bacteria in a Ghanaian Tertiary Hospital7
How do the general population behave with facemasks to prevent COVID-19 in the community? A multi-site observational study7
Microbiologically confirmed infections and antibiotic-resistance in a national surveillance study of hospitalised patients who died with COVID-19, Italy 2020–20217
High rate of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing gram-negative infections and associated mortality in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis7
The appropriateness of antimicrobial use in the outpatient clinics of three hospitals in the Netherlands7
Genomic analysis of Staphylococcus aureus from the West African Dwarf (WAD) goat in Nigeria7
Outbreak investigation of Serratia marcescens neurosurgical site infections associated with a contaminated shaving razors7
Effectiveness of topical vancomycin in the prevention of spinal surgical site infections: a retrospective cohort study6
Effects of restrictive-prescribing stewardship on antibiotic consumption in primary care in China: an interrupted time series analysis, 2012–20176
How public health crises expose systemic, day-to-day health inequalities in low- and-middle income countries: an example from East Africa6
Risk of transmission of respiratory viruses during aerosol-generating medical procedures (AGMPs) revisited in the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review6
Foley catheter with noble metal alloy coating for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections: a large, multi-center clinical trial6
Patients exposed to vancomycin-resistant enterococci during in-hospital outbreaks in a low endemic setting: a proposal for risk-based screening6
Education and training programmes for infection prevention and control professionals: mapping the current opportunities and local needs in European countries6
Education level and misuse of antibiotics in the general population: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis6
A large-scale investigation of alcohol-based handrub (ABHR) volume: hand coverage correlations utilizing an innovative quantitative evaluation system6
Antimicrobial resistance and one health in the post COVID-19 era: What should health students learn?6
The Clean pilot study: evaluation of an environmental hygiene intervention bundle in three Tanzanian hospitals6
Compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in caesarean delivery: a retrospective, drug utilization study (indication-prescription type) at an Ecuadorian hospital6
Occupational and community risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection among employees of a long-term care facility: an observational study6
A nationwide assessment of the burden of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use among surgical patients: results from Serbian point prevalence survey, 20176
Impact of targeted educational intervention towards public knowledge and perception of antibiotic use and resistance in the state of Perak, Malaysia6
First report of whole-genome analysis of an extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolate with bedaquiline, linezolid and clofazimine resistance from Uganda6
Dimensions of poverty as risk factors for antimicrobial resistant organisms in Canada: a structured narrative review6
Identifying targets for antibiotic stewardship interventions through analysis of the antibiotic prescribing process in hospitals - a multicentre observational cohort study6
Drivers of global media attention and representations for antimicrobial resistance risk: an analysis of online English and Chinese news media data, 2015–20186
Prevalence and characterization of antimicrobial resistance among gram-negative bacteria isolated from febrile hospitalized patients in central Ethiopia6
Determinants of orthopedic physicians’ self-reported compliance with surgical site infection prevention: results of the WACH-trial’s pilot survey on COM-B factors in a German university hospital6
First detection of autochthonous extensively drug-resistant NDM-1 Pseudomonas aeruginosa ST235 from a patient with bloodstream infection in Italy, October 20196
Colonization with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among infants: an observational study in southern Sri Lanka6
Risk factors for nosocomial SARS-CoV-2 infections in patients: results from a retrospective matched case–control study in a tertiary care university center6
Overuse of antibiotics in maternity and neonatal wards, a descriptive report from public hospitals in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania6
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: an assessment of frequency of isolation from ICU versus non-ICU, phenotypic and genotypic profiles in a multinational population of hospitalized patients6
Caretaker knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) and carriage of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing E. coli (ESBL-EC) in children in Quito, Ecuador6
Implementation of human factors engineering approach to improve environmental cleaning and disinfection in a medical center6
A cross-sectional study of antimicrobial use among self-medicating COVID-19 cases in Nyeri County, Kenya6
Enhancing engagement beyond the conference walls: analysis of Twitter use at #ICPIC2019 infection prevention and control conference6
Genetic mechanisms and correlated risk factors of antimicrobial-resistant ESKAPEE pathogens isolated in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia6
The effect of a 5-year hand hygiene initiative based on the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy: an interrupted time-series study6
Efficacy of mupirocin, neomycin and octenidine for nasal Staphylococcus aureus decolonisation: a retrospective cohort study6
Infection prevention strategies are highly protective in COVID-19 units while main risks to healthcare professionals come from coworkers and the community6
Environmental contamination across multiple hospital departments with multidrug-resistant bacteria pose an elevated risk of healthcare-associated infections in Kenyan hospitals5
Reducing the risk of tuberculosis transmission for HCWs in high incidence settings5
Comparison of colistin-induced nephrotoxicity between two different formulations of colistin in critically ill patients: a retrospective cohort study5
Evaluating antimicrobial appropriateness in a tertiary care pediatric ICU in Saudi Arabia: a retrospective cohort study5
COVID-19 lessons learned: a global perspective5
Multimodal strategy in surgical site infections control and prevention in orthopaedic patients – a 10-year retrospective observational study at a Polish hospital5
Characterizing the bioburden of ESBL-producing organisms in a neonatal unit using chromogenic culture media: a feasible and efficient environmental sampling method5
A mandatory indication-registration tool in hospital electronic medical records enabling systematic evaluation and benchmarking of the quality of antimicrobial use: a feasibility study5
Epidemiological and genetic characteristics of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolates in a University Children's Hospital in Germany: 2019 to 20205
The impact of antimicrobial resistance awareness interventions involving schoolchildren, development of an animation and parents engagements: a pilot study5
Risk factors and mortality of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infection in a tertiary-care hospital in China: an eight-year retrospective study5
Comparative evaluation of the effect of different growth media on in vitro sensitivity to azithromycin in multi-drug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from cystic fibrosis patients5
Reliability and validity of multicentre surveillance of surgical site infections after colorectal surgery5
Exploring determinants of hand hygiene compliance in LTCFs: a qualitative study using Flottorps’ integrated checklist of determinants of practice5
Compliance with hand disinfection in the surgical area of an orthopedic university clinic: results of an observational study5
Effectiveness and sustainability of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy in the University Hospital Bouaké, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic5
Routes of transmission of VIM-positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the adult intensive care unit-analysis of 9 years of surveillance at a university hospital using a mathematical model5
Antibiotic use by poultry farmers in Kiambu County, Kenya: exploring practices and drivers of potential overuse5
Decontaminating N95/FFP2 masks for reuse during the COVID-19 epidemic: a systematic review5
Hand hygiene improvement of individual healthcare workers: results of the multicentre PROHIBIT study5
Disinfectant wipes transfer Clostridioides difficile spores from contaminated surfaces to uncontaminated surfaces during the disinfection process5
The status of infection prevention and control structures in Eastern China based on the IPCAF tool of the World Health Organization5
Interhospital transmission of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in Aomori, Japan5
An outbreak investigation of Burkholderia cepacia infections related with contaminated chlorhexidine mouthwash solution in a tertiary care center in Turkey5
Development of key quality indicators for appropriate antibiotic use in the Republic of Korea: results of a modified Delphi survey5
User-centred participatory design of visual cues for isolation precautions5
Predictors of physicians’ intentions to use clinical practice guidelines on antimicrobial in tertiary general hospitals of China: a structural equation modeling approach5
Awareness among French healthcare workers of the transmission of multidrug resistant organisms: a large cross-sectional survey5
Indirect comparison of efficacy between different antibiotic prophylaxis against the intracranial infection after craniotomy5
Prevalence of Candida auris in Canadian acute care hospitals among at-risk patients, 20185