Sort by
Items per page

Send to

Choose Destination

Search results

Items: 1 to 50 of 98


Phenotypic and Genomic Analyses of Burkholderia stabilis Clinical Contamination, Switzerland.

Seth-Smith HMB, Casanova C, Sommerstein R, Meinel DM, Abdelbary MMH, Blanc DS, Droz S, Führer U, Lienhard R, Lang C, Dubuis O, Schlegel M, Widmer A, Keller PM, Marschall J, Egli A.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Jun;25(6):1084-1092. doi: 10.3201/eid2506.172119.


Evaluation of three consecutive versions of a commercial rapid PCR test to screen for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Bulliard E, Grandbastien B, Senn L, Greub G, Blanc DS.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Apr 10. pii: S1198-743X(19)30150-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.03.029. [Epub ahead of print]


Whole-genome sequencing revealed independent emergence of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium causing sequential outbreaks over 3 years in a tertiary care hospital.

Abdelbary MHH, Senn L, Greub G, Chaillou G, Moulin E, Blanc DS.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jun;38(6):1163-1170. doi: 10.1007/s10096-019-03524-z. Epub 2019 Mar 19.


High-Quality Complete Genome Sequences of Three Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates Retrieved from Patients Hospitalized in Intensive Care Units.

Magalhães B, Senn L, Blanc DS.

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Feb 28;8(9). pii: e01624-18. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01624-18. eCollection 2019 Feb.


Molecular epidemiology of Clostridioides (previously Clostridium) difficile isolates from a university hospital in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Diniz AN, de Oliveira Júnior CA, Vilela EG, Figueiredo HCP, Rupnik M, Wilcox MH, Fawley WN, Blanc DS, Faria Lobato FC, Silva ROS.

Anaerobe. 2019 Apr;56:34-39. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2019.01.010. Epub 2019 Jan 29.


Improving the quality and workflow of bacterial genome sequencing and analysis: paving the way for a Switzerland-wide molecular epidemiological surveillance platform.

Egli A, Blanc DS, Greub G, Keller PM, Lazarevic V, Lebrand A, Leib S, Neher RA, Perreten V, Ramette A, Schrenzel J, Stephan R, Wagner K, Wuethrich D, Xenarios I.

Swiss Med Wkly. 2018 Dec 15;148:w14693. doi: 10.4414/smw.2018.14693. eCollection 2018 Dec 3.


Rodents are carriers of Clostridioides difficile strains similar to those isolated from piglets.

de Oliveira CA Jr, de Paula Gabardo M, Guedes RMC, Poncet F, Blanc DS, Lobato FCF, Silva ROS.

Anaerobe. 2018 Jun;51:61-63. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2018.04.006. Epub 2018 Apr 9.


[Vancomycine-resistant enterocci (VRE) : a new reality in our hospitals].

Moulin E, Deggim-Messmer V, Erard V, Christin L, Petignat C, Blanc DS, Senn L.

Rev Med Suisse. 2018 Apr 11;14(602):791-794. French.


Clostridioides difficile infection in dogs with chronic-recurring diarrhea responsive to dietary changes.

Silva ROS, de Oliveira Júnior CA, Blanc DS, Pereira ST, de Araujo MCR, Vasconcelos A, Lobato FCF.

Anaerobe. 2018 Jun;51:50-53. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2018.03.011. Epub 2018 Apr 3.


Evaluating the use of whole-genome sequencing for outbreak investigations in the lack of closely related reference genome.

Abdelbary MMH, Senn L, Moulin E, Prod'hom G, Croxatto A, Greub G, Blanc DS.

Infect Genet Evol. 2018 Apr;59:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2018.01.014. Epub 2018 Feb 2.


Global emergence of the widespread Pseudomonas aeruginosa ST235 clone.

Treepong P, Kos VN, Guyeux C, Blanc DS, Bertrand X, Valot B, Hocquet D.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Mar;24(3):258-266. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.06.018. Epub 2017 Jun 23.


Draft Genome Sequences of Two Carbapenemase-Producing Acinetobacter baumannii Clinical Strains Isolated from Albanian and Togolese Patients.

Abdelbary MMH, Prod'hom G, Greub G, Senn L, Blanc DS.

Genome Announc. 2017 May 18;5(20). pii: e00115-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00115-17.


Whole-Genome Sequencing Reveals the Contribution of Long-Term Carriers in Staphylococcus aureus Outbreak Investigation.

Gordon NC, Pichon B, Golubchik T, Wilson DJ, Paul J, Blanc DS, Cole K, Collins J, Cortes N, Cubbon M, Gould FK, Jenks PJ, Llewelyn M, Nash JQ, Orendi JM, Paranthaman K, Price JR, Senn L, Thomas HL, Wyllie S, Crook DW, Peto TEA, Walker AS, Kearns AM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Jul;55(7):2188-2197. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00363-17. Epub 2017 May 3.


Universal screening and decolonization for control of MRSA in nursing homes: follow-up of a cluster randomized controlled trial.

Héquet D, Rousson V, Blanc DS, Büla C, Qalla-Widmer L, Masserey E, Zanetti G, Petignat C.

J Hosp Infect. 2017 May;96(1):69-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.03.019. Epub 2017 Mar 20.


New genotyping method discovers sustained nosocomial Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak in an intensive care burn unit.

Tissot F, Blanc DS, Basset P, Zanetti G, Berger MM, Que YA, Eggimann P, Senn L.

J Hosp Infect. 2016 Sep;94(1):2-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.05.011. Epub 2016 May 26.


Common skin infection due to Panton-Valentine leucocidin-producing Staphylococcus aureus strains in asylum seekers from Eritrea: a genome-based investigation of a suspected outbreak.

Jaton L, Pillonel T, Jaton K, Dory E, Prod'hom G, Blanc DS, Tissot F, Bodenmann P, Greub G.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Aug;22(8):739.e5-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.05.026. Epub 2016 Jun 6.


Colonization With Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci After Discharge From an Epidemic Ward: Results of Outpatient Contact Screening by Visiting Nurses.

Voide C, Petignat C, Blanc DS, Zanetti G, Genoud P, Wasserfallen JB, Senn L.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Jun;37(6):731-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.43. No abstract available.


Hand soap contamination by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a tertiary care hospital: no evidence of impact on patients.

Blanc DS, Gomes Magalhaes B, Abdelbary M, Prod'hom G, Greub G, Wasserfallen JB, Genoud P, Zanetti G, Senn L.

J Hosp Infect. 2016 May;93(1):63-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.02.010. Epub 2016 Mar 3.


Current Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Elderly French People: Troublesome Clones on the Horizon.

Rondeau C, Chevet G, Blanc DS, Gbaguidi-Haore H, Decalonne M, Dos Santos S, Quentin R, van der Mee-Marquet N.

Front Microbiol. 2016 Jan 28;7:31. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00031. eCollection 2016.


The Stealthy Superbug: the Role of Asymptomatic Enteric Carriage in Maintaining a Long-Term Hospital Outbreak of ST228 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Senn L, Clerc O, Zanetti G, Basset P, Prod'hom G, Gordon NC, Sheppard AE, Crook DW, James R, Thorpe HA, Feil EJ, Blanc DS.

MBio. 2016 Jan 19;7(1):e02039-15. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02039-15.


Development and evaluation of double locus sequence typing for molecular epidemiological investigations of Clostridium difficile.

Stojanov M, Magalhaes B, Terletsky V, Basset P, Prod'hom G, Greub G, Senn L, Blanc DS.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;35(2):175-81. doi: 10.1007/s10096-015-2525-4. Epub 2015 Nov 18.


Marked increase in incidence for bloodstream infections due to Escherichia coli, a side effect of previous antibiotic therapy in the elderly.

van der Mee-Marquet NL, Blanc DS, Gbaguidi-Haore H, Dos Santos Borges S, Viboud Q, Bertrand X, Quentin R.

Front Microbiol. 2015 Jun 30;6:646. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00646. eCollection 2015.


Comparison of double-locus sequence typing (DLST) and multilocus sequence typing (MLST) for the investigation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa populations.

Cholley P, Stojanov M, Hocquet D, Thouverez M, Bertrand X, Blanc DS.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Aug;82(4):274-7. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2015.03.027. Epub 2015 Apr 16.


Universal screening and decolonization for control of MRSA in nursing homes: a cluster randomized controlled study.

Bellini C, Petignat C, Masserey E, Büla C, Burnand B, Rousson V, Blanc DS, Zanetti G.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Apr;36(4):401-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2014.74.


Changing molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an Algerian hospital.

Basset P, Amhis W, Blanc DS.

J Infect Dev Ctries. 2015 Feb 19;9(2):206-9. doi: 10.3855/jidc.4620.


Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from 4 Cuban hospitals.

Leiva Peláez O, Stojanov M, Zayas Tamayo AM, Barreras García G, González Aleman M, Martínez Ceballos L, Muñoz del Campo JL, Bello Rodríguez O, Gonzalez Mesa L, Blanc DS.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Jan;81(1):1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.10.012. Epub 2014 Nov 4.


Antibiotic susceptibility and molecular epidemiology of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An international survey.

Macedo-Viñas M, Conly J, Francois P, Aschbacher R, Blanc DS, Coombs G, Daikos G, Dhawan B, Empel J, Etienne J, Figueiredo AM, George Golding Cnisp, Han L, Kim HB, Köck R, Larsen A, Layer F, Lo J, Maeda T, Mulvey M, Pantosti A, Saga T, Schrenzel J, Simor A, Skov R, Van Rijen M, Wang H, Zakaria Z, Harbarth S.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014 Mar;2(1):43-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2013.08.003. Epub 2013 Sep 3.


Fast and simple epidemiological typing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa using the double-locus sequence typing (DLST) method.

Basset P, Blanc DS.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;33(6):927-32. doi: 10.1007/s10096-013-2028-0. Epub 2013 Dec 11.


High genetic diversity of Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary care hospital in Southwest Nigeria.

Raji A, Ojemhen O, Umejiburu U, Ogunleye A, Blanc DS, Basset P.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Dec;77(4):367-9. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.08.030. Epub 2013 Oct 11.


Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Switzerland: sampling only invasive isolates does not allow a representative description of the local diversity of clones.

Senn L, Basset P, Greub G, Prod'hom G, Frei R, Zbinden R, Gaia V, Balmelli C, Pfyffer GE, Mühlemann K, Zanetti G, Blanc DS.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Jul;19(7):E288-90. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12185. Epub 2013 Mar 4.


Very low prevalence of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying the mecC gene in western Switzerland.

Basset P, Prod'hom G, Senn L, Greub G, Blanc DS.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Mar;83(3):257-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.12.004. Epub 2013 Feb 4.


MRSA screening by the Xpert MRSA PCR assay: pooling samples of the nose, throat, and groin increases the sensitivity of detection without increasing the laboratory costs.

Blanc DS, Nahimana I, Zanetti G, Greub G.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Apr;32(4):565-8. doi: 10.1007/s10096-012-1775-7. Epub 2012 Nov 10.


Short term evolution of a highly transmissible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone (ST228) in a tertiary care hospital.

Vogel V, Falquet L, Calderon-Copete SP, Basset P, Blanc DS.

PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38969. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038969. Epub 2012 Jun 18.


Evaluation of adding a second marker to overcome Staphylococcus aureus spa typing homoplasies.

Basset P, Nübel U, Witte W, Blanc DS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Apr;50(4):1475-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00664-11. Epub 2012 Jan 18.


Which anatomical sites should be sampled for screening of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage by culture or by rapid PCR test?

Senn L, Basset P, Nahimana I, Zanetti G, Blanc DS.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012 Feb;18(2):E31-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2011.03724.x. Epub 2011 Dec 22.


Investigation of classical epidemiological links between patients harbouring identical, non-predominant meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus genotypes and lessons for epidemiological tracking.

Senn L, Zanetti G, Bally F, Chuard C, Cometta A, Burr M, Eisenring MC, Basset P, Blanc DS.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Nov;79(3):202-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2011.04.021. Epub 2011 Jul 7.


High proportion of wrongly identified methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriers by use of a rapid commercial PCR assay due to presence of staphylococcal cassette chromosome element lacking the mecA gene.

Blanc DS, Basset P, Nahimana-Tessemo I, Jaton K, Greub G, Zanetti G.

J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Feb;49(2):722-4. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01988-10. Epub 2010 Dec 15.


Diversity of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec elements in predominant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones in a small geographic area.

Basset P, Senn L, Vogel V, Zanetti G, Blanc DS.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 Nov;54(11):4589-95. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00470-10. Epub 2010 Aug 16.


Impact of recombination on genetic variability within Staphylococcus aureus clonal complexes.

Basic-Hammer N, Vogel V, Basset P, Blanc DS.

Infect Genet Evol. 2010 Oct;10(7):1117-23. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2010.07.013. Epub 2010 Jul 21.


Ecological temporal stability of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage.

Sakwinska O, Blanc DS, Lazor-Blanchet C, Moreillon M, Giddey M, Moreillon P.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Aug;48(8):2724-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02091-09. Epub 2010 Jun 2.


Molecular epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in intensive care units over a 10-year period (1998-2007).

Cuttelod M, Senn L, Terletskiy V, Nahimana I, Petignat C, Eggimann P, Bille J, Prod'hom G, Zanetti G, Blanc DS.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Jan;17(1):57-62. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03164.x.


Comparative genomics of epidemic versus sporadic Staphylococcus aureus strains does not reveal molecular markers for epidemicity.

Kuhn G, Koessler T, Melles DC, Francois P, Huyghe A, Dunman P, Vos MC, Zanetti G, Schrenzel J, van Belkum A, Blanc DS.

Infect Genet Evol. 2010 Jan;10(1):89-96. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2009.10.011. Epub 2009 Oct 31.


Usefulness of double locus sequence typing (DLST) for regional and international epidemiological surveillance of methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Basset P, Senn L, Prod'hom G, Bille J, Francioli P, Zanetti G, Blanc DS.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Aug;16(8):1289-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.03070.x. Epub 2009 Oct 14.


Cooccurrence of predominant Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive sequence type (ST) 152 and multidrug-resistant ST 241 Staphylococcus aureus clones in Nigerian hospitals.

Okon KO, Basset P, Uba A, Lin J, Oyawoye B, Shittu AO, Blanc DS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Sep;47(9):3000-3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01119-09. Epub 2009 Jul 15.


Staphylococcus aureus clfB and spa alleles of the repeat regions are segregated into major phylogenetic lineages.

Basset P, Hammer NB, Kuhn G, Vogel V, Sakwinska O, Blanc DS.

Infect Genet Evol. 2009 Sep;9(5):941-7. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2009.06.015. Epub 2009 Jun 25.


Genetic diversity and ecological success of Staphylococcus aureus strains colonizing humans.

Sakwinska O, Kuhn G, Balmelli C, Francioli P, Giddey M, Perreten V, Riesen A, Zysset F, Blanc DS, Moreillon P.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Jan;75(1):175-83. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01860-08. Epub 2008 Oct 31.


Application and evaluation of double digest selective label (DDSL) typing technique for Pseudomonas aeruginosa hospital isolates.

Terletskiy V, Kuhn G, Francioli P, Blanc DS.

J Microbiol Methods. 2008 Mar;72(3):283-7. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2007.12.006. Epub 2007 Dec 23.


Changing molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a small geographic area over an eight-year period.

Blanc DS, Petignat C, Wenger A, Kuhn G, Vallet Y, Fracheboud D, Trachsel S, Reymond M, Troillet N, Siegrist HH, Oeuvray S, Bes M, Etienne J, Bille J, Francioli P, Zanetti G.

J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Nov;45(11):3729-36. Epub 2007 Sep 19.


Importation of Acinetobacter baumannii into a burn unit: a recurrent outbreak of infection associated with widespread environmental contamination.

Zanetti G, Blanc DS, Federli I, Raffoul W, Petignat C, Maravic P, Francioli P, Berger MM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Jun;28(6):723-5. Epub 2007 May 11.


Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center