nosocomial infections

Antimicrobial resistance of nosocomial Enterobacteriaceae isolates in Russia: results of multicenter epidemiological study «MARATHON» 2013-2014

Species of the family Enterobacteriaceae represent the most prevalent group of nosocomial pathogens. In this paper, we report the data on antimicrobial susceptibility of 1670 isolates of Enterobacteriaceae collected in 35 hospitals of 22 cities of …

Antimicrobial resistance of nosocomial Acinetobacter spp. isolates in Russia: results of multicenter epidemiological study «MARATHON» 2013-2014

Acinetobacter baumannii and related species of the A. baumannii complex are the common and one of the most difficult-to-treat nosocomial pathogens. In this paper, we report the data on antimicrobial susceptibility of 568 isolates of Acinetobacter …

Antimicrobial resistance of nosocomial Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in Russia: results of multicenter epidemiological study «MARATHON» 2013-2014

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most abundant bacterial species causing nosocomial infections in Russia. In this paper, we report the data on antimicrobial susceptibility of 743 isolates of P. aeruginosa collected in 63 hospitals of 22 cities of Russia …

Production of Carbapenemases in Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated in Saint-Petersburg

Carbapenem-resistant nosocomial K. pneumoniae isolates are a significant problem in clinical practice. Carbapenem resistance in K. pneumoniae isolated from hospitalized patients was 2.8% over the study period. NDM-1 carbapenemase-producing strains …

Use of the Anti-Pseudomonas Vaccine for Prophylaxis and Treatment of Nosocomial Infections in Patients with Severe Burn Trauma

Objective. To explore potential of anti-Pseudomonas vaccine for the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients with severe burn trauma. Materials and Methods. This was a pilot, singlecenter randomized, parallel group study which enrolled patients with burns involving 10 to 60% of the body surface area. A total of 24 patients have received a course of «Pseudovac» vaccine (vaccination group), and 24 patients were included in the control arm (non-vaccination group).

Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Pathogenicity, Pathogenesis and Diseases

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most important pathogens causing opportunistic infections. This literature review contains analysis of articles on molecular characteristics of P. aeruginosa virulence factors, as well as the pathogenesis of …

Antimicrobial Resistance of Nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus Isolates in Russia: Results of National Multicenter Surveillance Study «MARATHON» 2011–2012

In total 284 clinical nosocomial S. aureus strains isolated in 2011–2012 from patients hospitalized in 25 hospitals in 18 Russian cities were included in the study. Susceptibility to 19 antimicrobials was assessed by serial dilution method in …

Antimicrobial Resistance of Nosocomial Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates in Russia: Results of National Multicenter Surveillance Study «MARATHON» 2011–2012

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most abundant bacterial species causing nosocomial infections in Russia. In this paper, we report the data on antimicrobial susceptibility of 343 isolates of P. aeruginosa collected in 25 hospitals of 18 cities of Russia …

Antimicrobial Resistance of Nosocomial Acinetobacter spp. Isolates in Russia: Results of National Multicenter Surveillance Study «MARATHON» 2011–2012

Acinetobacter baumannii and related species of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex are the common and one of the most difficult-to-treat nosocomial pathogens. In this paper, we report the data on antimicrobial susceptibility of 252 …

Antimicrobial Resistance of Nosocomial Enterobacteriaceae Isolates in Russia: Results of National Multicenter Surveillance Study «MARATHON» 2011–2012

Species of the family Enterobacteriaceae represent the most prevalent group of nosocomial pathogens. In this paper, we report the data on antimicrobial susceptibility of 573 isolates of Enterobacteriaceae collected in 25 hospitals of 18 cities of …