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1.

Point-of-care universal screening for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a cluster-randomized cross-over trial.

Wu PJ, Jeyaratnam D, Tosas O, Cooper BS, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2017 Mar;95(3):245-252. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.08.017. Epub 2016 Aug 24.

2.

Point-of-Care Testing for Clostridium Difficile Infection: A Real-World Feasibility Study of a Rapid Molecular Test in Two Hospital Settings.

Goldenberg SD, Bisnauthsing KN, Patel A, Postulka A, Wyncoll D, Schiff R, French GL.

Infect Dis Ther. 2014 Dec;3(2):295-306. doi: 10.1007/s40121-014-0038-6. Epub 2014 Sep 10.

3.

Implications of targeted versus universal admission screening for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage in a London hospital.

Otter JA, Tosas-Auguet O, Herdman MT, Williams B, Tucker D, Edgeworth JD, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2014 Jul;87(3):171-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2014.04.005. Epub 2014 May 10.

PMID:
24928784
4.

Identification and control of a gentamicin resistant, meticillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus outbreak on a neonatal unit.

Otter JA, Davies B, Menson E, Klein JL, Watts TL, Kearns AM, Pichon B, Edgeworth JD, French GL.

J Infect Prev. 2014 May;15(3):104-109. doi: 10.1177/1757177413520057. Epub 2014 Feb 11. Review.

5.

A request for an alliance in the battle for clean and safe hospital surfaces.

Otter JA, Yezli S, Perl TM, Barbut F, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Aug;84(4):341-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.04.014. Epub 2013 Jun 24. No abstract available.

PMID:
23806837
6.

Evidence that contaminated surfaces contribute to the transmission of hospital pathogens and an overview of strategies to address contaminated surfaces in hospital settings.

Otter JA, Yezli S, Salkeld JA, French GL.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 May;41(5 Suppl):S6-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.12.004. Review.

PMID:
23622751
7.

Low prevalence of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage at hospital admission: implications for risk-factor-based vs universal screening.

Otter JA, Herdman MT, Williams B, Tosas O, Edgeworth JD, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Feb;83(2):114-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.10.008. Epub 2013 Jan 10.

PMID:
23313028
8.

Dirty, deluded, and dangerous.

French GL.

BMJ. 2012 Dec 18;345:e8330. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e8330. No abstract available.

PMID:
23249669
9.

The role of 'no-touch' automated room disinfection systems in infection prevention and control.

Otter JA, Yezli S, Perl TM, Barbut F, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Jan;83(1):1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.10.002. Epub 2012 Nov 26. Review.

PMID:
23195691
10.

Impact of the suspending medium on susceptibility of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to hydrogen peroxide vapour decontamination.

Otter JA, Yezli S, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2012 Nov;82(3):213-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.08.006. Epub 2012 Sep 25.

PMID:
23017382
11.

Rapid detection of sequence variation in Clostridium difficile genes using LATE-PCR with multiple mismatch-tolerant hybridization probes.

Pierce KE, Khan H, Mistry R, Goldenberg SD, French GL, Wangh LJ.

J Microbiol Methods. 2012 Nov;91(2):269-75. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2012.08.018. Epub 2012 Sep 7.

PMID:
22982259
12.

Lack of enhanced effect of a chlorine dioxide-based cleaning regimen on environmental contamination with Clostridium difficile spores.

Goldenberg SD, Patel A, Tucker D, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2012 Sep;82(1):64-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.06.004. Epub 2012 Jul 12.

PMID:
22795136
13.

Clinical negligence, litigation and healthcare-associated infections.

Goldenberg SD, Volpé H, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2012 Jul;81(3):156-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.04.020. Epub 2012 Jun 1.

PMID:
22658237
14.

Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: the case for a genotypic definition.

Otter JA, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2012 Jul;81(3):143-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.04.009. Epub 2012 May 22. Review.

PMID:
22622448
15.

An association between bacterial genotype combined with a high-vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration and risk of endocarditis in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection.

Miller CE, Batra R, Cooper BS, Patel AK, Klein J, Otter JA, Kypraios T, French GL, Tosas O, Edgeworth JD.

Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Mar 1;54(5):591-600. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir858. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

16.

Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains as a cause of healthcare-associated infection.

Otter JA, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Nov;79(3):189-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2011.04.028. Epub 2011 Jul 7. Review.

PMID:
21741111
17.

Diagnostic testing for Clostridium difficile: a comprehensive survey of laboratories in England.

Goldenberg SD, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Sep;79(1):4-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2011.03.030. Epub 2011 Jul 2.

PMID:
21724296
18.

Lack of effect of strain type on detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile by glutamate dehydrogenase and polymerase chain reaction.

Goldenberg SD, Gumban M, Hall A, Patel A, French GL.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Jul;70(3):417-9. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2011.03.012.

PMID:
21683272
19.

The role played by contaminated surfaces in the transmission of nosocomial pathogens.

Otter JA, Yezli S, French GL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Jul;32(7):687-99. doi: 10.1086/660363. Review.

PMID:
21666400
20.

Mandatory reporting and improvements in diagnosing Clostridium difficile infection: an incompatible dichotomy?

Goldenberg SD, Price NM, Tucker D, Wade P, French GL.

J Infect. 2011 May;62(5):363-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2011.03.007. Epub 2011 Apr 9.

PMID:
21439999
21.

Lack of association of tcdC type and binary toxin status with disease severity and outcome in toxigenic Clostridium difficile.

Goldenberg SD, French GL.

J Infect. 2011 May;62(5):355-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2011.03.001. Epub 2011 Mar 21.

PMID:
21396957
22.

Prevalence and role of efflux pump activity in ciprofloxacin resistance in clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Aathithan S, French GL.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Jun;30(6):745-52. doi: 10.1007/s10096-010-1147-0. Epub 2011 Feb 1.

PMID:
21286930
23.

Optical density cut-off values for Clostridium difficile enzyme immunoassays.

Goldenberg SD, Simpson E, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Feb;77(2):169-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.08.014. Epub 2011 Jan 7. No abstract available.

PMID:
21216035
24.

The continuing crisis in antibiotic resistance.

French GL.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2010 Nov;36 Suppl 3:S3-7. doi: 10.1016/S0924-8579(10)70003-0. Review.

PMID:
21129629
25.
26.

Low frequency of environmental contamination with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an inner city emergency department and a human immunodeficiency virus outpatient clinic.

Otter JA, Passaretti CL, French GL, Ross T, Carroll KC, Perl TM.

Am J Infect Control. 2011 Mar;39(2):151-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.05.022.

PMID:
20888076
27.

Glutamate dehydrogenase for laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection.

Goldenberg SD, Cliff PR, French GL.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Aug;48(8):3050-1; author reply 3051. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01074-10. No abstract available.

28.

Laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection.

Goldenberg SD, Cliff PR, French GL.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Aug;48(8):3048-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00223-10. No abstract available.

29.

Detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile in diarrheal stools by rapid real-time polymerase chain reaction.

Goldenberg SD, Dieringer T, French GL.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010 Jul;67(3):304-7. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2010.02.019.

PMID:
20542211
30.

Hypermutability in clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae is uncommon and is unrelated to ciprofloxacin resistance.

Aathithan S, French GL.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2010 Sep;36(3):239-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2010.04.010. Epub 2010 Jun 11.

PMID:
20541915
31.

Molecular epidemiology of community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Europe.

Otter JA, French GL.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2010 Apr;10(4):227-39. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70053-0. Review.

PMID:
20334846
32.

Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens in animals and man: prescribing, practices and policies.

Hunter PA, Dawson S, French GL, Goossens H, Hawkey PM, Kuijper EJ, Nathwani D, Taylor DJ, Teale CJ, Warren RE, Wilcox MH, Woodford N, Wulf MW, Piddock LJ.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010 Feb;65 Suppl 1:i3-17. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkp433. Erratum in: J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010 May;65(5):1078.

PMID:
20045808
33.

Methods for screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage.

French GL.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009 Dec;15 Suppl 7:10-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.03092.x. Review.

34.

Two-step glutamate dehydrogenase antigen real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile.

Goldenberg SD, Cliff PR, Smith S, Milner M, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2010 Jan;74(1):48-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2009.08.014. Epub 2009 Nov 8.

PMID:
19900734
35.

Bacterial contamination on touch surfaces in the public transport system and in public areas of a hospital in London.

Otter JA, French GL.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2009 Dec;49(6):803-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2009.02728.x. Epub 2009 Aug 22.

36.

Panton-Valentine leukocidin-encoding bacteriophage and gene sequence variation in community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Otter JA, Kearns AM, French GL, Ellington MJ.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Jan;16(1):68-73. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.02925.x.

37.

Organic solvent tolerance and fluoroquinolone resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates.

Aathithan S, French GL.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2009 Oct;64(4):870-1. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkp295. Epub 2009 Aug 13. No abstract available.

PMID:
19679596
38.

Laboratory tools and strategies for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening, surveillance and typing: state of the art and unmet needs.

Struelens MJ, Hawkey PM, French GL, Witte W, Tacconelli E.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009 Feb;15(2):112-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.02698.x. Review.

39.

Comparison of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from teaching hospitals in London and the USA, 2004-2006: where is USA300 in the UK?

Otter JA, Havill NL, Boyce JM, French GL.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Jul;28(7):835-9. doi: 10.1007/s10096-008-0698-9. Epub 2009 Jan 24.

PMID:
19169720
40.

What's new and not so new on the antimicrobial horizon?

French GL.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2008 Dec;14 Suppl 6:19-29. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.02124.x. Review.

41.

A review of tigecycline.

French GL.

J Chemother. 2008 Oct;20 Suppl 1:3-11. Review.

PMID:
19036669
42.

Survival of nosocomial bacteria and spores on surfaces and inactivation by hydrogen peroxide vapor.

Otter JA, French GL.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jan;47(1):205-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02004-08. Epub 2008 Oct 29.

43.

The emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a London teaching hospital, 2000-2006.

Otter JA, French GL.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2008 Jul;14(7):670-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.02017.x.

44.

Impact of rapid screening tests on acquisition of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: cluster randomised crossover trial.

Jeyaratnam D, Whitty CJ, Phillips K, Liu D, Orezzi C, Ajoku U, French GL.

BMJ. 2008 Apr 26;336(7650):927-30. doi: 10.1136/bmj.39525.579063.BE. Epub 2008 Apr 16.

45.

Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in injecting drug users and the homeless in south London.

Otter JA, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2008 Jun;69(2):198-200. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2008.02.014. Epub 2008 Apr 2. No abstract available.

PMID:
18387697
46.

Validation of the IDI-MRSA system for use on pooled nose, axilla, and groin swabs and single swabs from other screening sites.

Jeyaratnam D, Gottlieb A, Ajoku U, French GL.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 May;61(1):1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2007.12.004. Epub 2008 Jan 16.

PMID:
18201855
47.

Identification and control of an outbreak of ciprofloxacin-susceptible EMRSA-15 on a neonatal unit.

Otter JA, Klein JL, Watts TL, Kearns AM, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2007 Nov;67(3):232-9. Epub 2007 Oct 22.

PMID:
17933423
48.

Nosocomial transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an emerging threat.

Otter JA, French GL.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2006 Dec;6(12):753-5. No abstract available.

PMID:
17123892
49.

Bactericidal agents in the treatment of MRSA infections--the potential role of daptomycin.

French GL.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2006 Dec;58(6):1107-17. Epub 2006 Oct 13. Review.

PMID:
17040922
50.

Enhanced surveillance of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in a London teaching hospital.

Jeyaratnam D, Edgeworth JD, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2006 Aug;63(4):365-73. Epub 2006 Jun 9.

PMID:
16765481

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