2015 Outputs

Scientific publications

Ruiz-Garbajosa P, Hernández-García M, Beatobe L, Tato M, Méndez MI, Grandal M, Aranzábal L, Alonso S, Lópaz MÁ, Astray J, Cantón R A single-day point-prevalence study of faecal carriers in long-term care hospitals in Madrid (Spain) depicts a complex clonal and polyclonal dissemination of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. J Antimicrob Chemother. 30 Oct 2015. pii: dkv355. [Epub ahead of print]

Haverkate MR, Dautzenberg MJ, Ossewaarde TJ, van der Zee A, den Hollander JG, Troelstra A, Bonten MJ, Bootsma MC Within-Host and Population Transmission of blaOXA-48 in K. pneumoniae and E. coli. PLoS One. 20 Oct 2015;10(10):e0140960. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140960. eCollection 2015.

Deeny SR, van Kleef E, Bou-Antoun S, Hope RJ, Robotham JV Seasonal changes in the incidence of Escherichia coli bloodstream infection: variation with region and place of onset. Clin Microbiol Infect. Oct 2015;21(10):924-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.06.023. Epub 2015 Jun 30.

Haverkate MR, Bootsma MC, Weiner S, Blom D, Lin MY, Lolans K, Moore NM, Lyles RD, Weinstein RA, Bonten MJ, Hayden MK Modeling spread of KPC-producing bacteria in long-term acute care hospitals in the Chicago region, USA. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. Oct 2015;36(10):1148-54. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.163. Epub 2015 Jul 24.

Bongard E, Frimodt-Møller N, Gal M, Wootton M, Howe R, Francis N, Goossens H, Butler CC Analytic laboratory performance of a point of care urine culture kit for diagnosis and antibiotic susceptibility testing. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. Oct 2015;34(10):2111-9. doi: 10.1007/s10096-015-2460-4. Epub 2015 Aug 6.

Plantinga NL, Bonten MJ Selective decontamination and antibiotic resistance in ICUs. Crit Care. 24 Jun 2015;19:259. doi: 10.1186/s13054-015-0967-9. 

Huttner BD, Harbarth S Hydrogen peroxide room disinfection--ready for prime time? Crit Care. 8 May 2015;19:216. doi: 10.1186/s13054-015-0915-8.

García-Fernández S, Morosini MI, Marco F, Gijón D, Vergara A, Vila J, Ruiz-Garbajosa P, Cantón R Evaluation of the eazyplex® SuperBug CRE system for rapid detection of carbapenemases and ESBLs in clinical Enterobacteriaceae isolates recovered at two Spanish hospitals. J Antimicrob Chemother. Apr 2015;70(4):1047-50. doi: 10.1093/jac/dku476. Epub 2014 Nov 26.

Wittekamp BH, Oostdijk EA, de Smet AM, Bonten MJ Colistin and tobramycin resistance during long- term use of selective decontamination strategies in the intensive care unit: a post hoc analysisCrit Care. 25 Mar 2015;19:113. doi: 10.1186/s13054-015-0838-4.

Fätkenheuer G, Hirschel B, Harbarth S Screening and isolation to control meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: sense, nonsense, and evidence. Lancet. 21 Mar 2015;385(9973):1146-9. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60660-7. Epub 2014 Aug 20. 

Plantinga NL, Wittekamp BH, van Duijn PJ, Bonten MJ Fighting antibiotic resistance in the intensive care unit using antibiotics. Future Microbiol. 01 Mar 2015;10(3):391-406. doi: 10.2217/fmb.14.146.

Posters & Presentations

Pickles T, Bates J, Thomas-Jones E, Kirby N, Gal M, Bongard E, Hood K, Francis N, Little P, Moore M, Llor C, Verheij T, Longo M, Wootton M, Howe R, Cowtan C, Lau M, Butler C The Point Of carE testing for urinary Tract Infection in primary Care (POETIC) study: An observational study to describe current primary care management of uncomplicated UTI and incidence of uropathogens. General Practice Research on Infections Network Meeting 2015, 2 Oct 2015, Galway, Ireland

Thomas-Jones E, Hood K, Butler C, Pickles T, and the POETIC team The Point Of carE testing for urinary Tract Infection in primary Care (POETIC) study: A randomised controlled trial of the clinical and cost effectiveness of Flexicult point of care urine culture. General Practice Research on Infections Network Meeting 2015, 2 Oct 2015, Galway, Ireland

Cantón R New tools for epidemiologic investigations: the bright future? 3rd ICPIC 2015, 19 June 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Haslund JM, Dinesen MR, Nielsen ABS, Llor C, Bjerrum L Do Denmark, Sweden and other countries agree on recommendations for empiric first-choice antibiotic treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections? 19th Nordic Congress of General Practice, 17 June 2015, Göteborg, Sweden, 340-OP

Mölstad S, Lindbaeck M, Bjerrum L, Llor C To prescribe or not prescribe antibiotics – are rapid tests helpful? 19th Nordic Congress of General Practice, 17 June 2015, Göteborg, Sweden, 402-SY 

Malhotra-Kumar S Microbial interactions in an endotracheal biofilm. 25th ECCMID, 27 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, S123

Wittekamp B, Ong D, Cremer O, Bonten MJ Nystatin versus amphotericin in selective digestive tract decontamination in critically ill patients - a quasi-experimental study. 25th ECCMID, 27 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, O119

Hernández-García M, López-Freneño N, Merino I, Díaz-Agero C, Moreno-Bofarull A, Aranaz J, Cantón R, Ruiz-Garbajosa P Epidemiology of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli ST131 recovered from rectal swabs from hospitalized patients: results from an active ESBL-surveillance screening project (R-GNOSIS).25th ECCMID, 26 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, EP060

Plantinga NL, Wittekamp B, Brun-Buisson C, Bonten MJ An international cluster-randomized cross-over study to compare three decolonization strategies in intensive care patients. 25th ECCMID, 25 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, EV0363

Harbarth S Unintended consequences of microbiome manipulation including decolonization. 25th ECCMID, 25 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, S157

Tato M, Ruiz-Garbajosa P, Traczewski M, Dodgson A, McEwan A, Humphries R, Hindler J, Maldonado M, Wang G, Cantón R Multicentre evaluation of Cepheid Xpert-Carba-R assay for detection of carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative bacilli in rectal swabs. 25th ECCMID, 25 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, P0162

Merino Velasco I, Horcajada JP, Shaw E, Cercenado E, Mirelis B, Pallares MA, Gómez J, Xercavins M, Martínez-Martínez L, De Cueto M, Cantón R, Ruiz-Garbajosa P ST131-H30RX Escherichia coli as a multidrug-resistant subclone of healthcare associated bactaeremic urinary tract infections in
Spain: results from a multicenter study. 25th ECCMID, 25 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, O014

Hernández-García M, Ruiz-Garbajosa P, Robustillo A, Rodriguez I, López-Fresneña N, Díaz-Agero C, Moreno-Bofarull A, Aranaz JM, Cantón R Clonal dissemination of OXA-48-ST11 and VIM-ST54 Klebsiella pneumoniae within a carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae polyclonal situation at a University Hospital in Madrid (Spain). 25th ECCMID, 25 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, O019