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Distinguishing Zika and Dengue Viruses through Simple Clinical Assessment, Singapore.

Yan G, Pang L, Cook AR, Ho HJ, Win MS, Khoo AL, Wong JGX, Lee CK, Yan B, Jureen R, Ho SS, Lye DC, Tambyah PA, Leo YS, Fisher D, Oon J, Bagdasarian N, Chow A, Smitasin N, Chai LYA.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;24(8):1565-1568. doi: 10.3201/eid2408.171883.


Evaluation of the Luminex ARIES HSV 1&2 Assay and Comparison with the FTD Neuro 9 and In-house Real-Time PCR Assays for Detecting Herpes Simplex Viruses.

Lee CK, Chai CN, Capinpin SM, Ang A, Ng SY, Lee PL, Ng CWS, Yan G, Lee HK, Chiu LL, Jureen R, Yan B, Loh TP.

Ann Lab Med. 2018 Sep;38(5):440-445. doi: 10.3343/alm.2018.38.5.440.


Culture-confirmed cryptococcal meningitis not detected by Cryptococcus PCR on the Biofire meningitis/encephalitis panel®.

Chew KL, Lee CK, Cross GB, Lum LHW, Yan B, Jureen R.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Jul;24(7):791-792. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.02.024. Epub 2018 Mar 1. No abstract available.


Whole genome analysis of cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli from bloodstream infections in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore: high prevalence of CMY-2 producers and ST131 carrying blaCTX-M-15 and blaCTX-M-27.

Harris PNA, Ben Zakour NL, Roberts LW, Wailan AM, Zowawi HM, Tambyah PA, Lye DC, Jureen R, Lee TH, Yin M, Izharuddin E, Looke D, Runnegar N, Rogers B, Bhally H, Crowe A, Schembri MA, Beatson SA, Paterson DL; MERINO Trial investigators.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Mar 1;73(3):634-642. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx466.


Performance evaluation of Cepheid Xpert Norovirus kit with a user-modified protocol.

Wong RS, Yeo F, Chia WT, Lee CK, Leong MH, Ng CW, Poon KS, Yan GZ, Chiu LL, Yan BJ, Jureen R, Koay ES, Lee HK.

J Med Virol. 2018 Mar;90(3):485-489. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24981. Epub 2017 Nov 14.


Repurposing Zidovudine in combination with Tigecycline for treating carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections.

Ng SMS, Sioson JSP, Yap JM, Ng FM, Ching HSV, Teo JWP, Jureen R, Hill J, Chia CSB.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jan;37(1):141-148. doi: 10.1007/s10096-017-3114-5. Epub 2017 Oct 10.


Imported Asymptomatic Bancroftian Filariasis Discovered from a Plasmodium vivax Infected Patient: A Case Report from Singapore.

Chavatte JM, Jureen R.

Case Rep Infect Dis. 2017;2017:1972587. doi: 10.1155/2017/1972587. Epub 2017 Jul 18.


The shorter multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment regimen in Singapore: are patients from South-East Asia eligible?

Chee CBE, KhinMar KW, Sng LH, Jureen R, Cutter J, Lee VJM, Wang YT.

Eur Respir J. 2017 Aug 10;50(2). pii: 1700753. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00753-2017. Print 2017 Aug. No abstract available.


False negative results caused by erroneous automated result interpretation algorithm on the FilmArray 2.0 instrument.

Lee CK, Chiu L, Yan G, Chew KL, Yan B, Jureen R, Loh TP.

Clin Chem Lab Med. 2018 Jan 26;56(2):e43-e45. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2017-0518. No abstract available.


Preliminary investigations into developing all-D Omiganan for treating Mupirocin-resistant MRSA skin infections.

Ng SMS, Teo SW, Yong YE, Ng FM, Lau QY, Jureen R, Hill J, Chia CSB.

Chem Biol Drug Des. 2017 Dec;90(6):1155-1160. doi: 10.1111/cbdd.13035. Epub 2017 Jul 11.


Cutaneous Emboli of Invasive Basidiomycosis in a Child With Aplastic Anemia.

Lim DS, Tan PL, Jureen R, Tan KB.

Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 Mar;39(3):204-207. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000000699.


Emergence of a New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Singapore.

Teo JW, La MV, Jureen R, Lin RT.

Emerg Microbes Infect. 2015 Nov 25;4(11):e72. doi: 10.1038/emi.2015.72. No abstract available.


Discovery of an ultra-short linear antibacterial tetrapeptide with anti-MRSA activity from a structure-activity relationship study.

Lau QY, Ng FM, Cheong JW, Yap YY, Tan YY, Jureen R, Hill J, Chia CS.

Eur J Med Chem. 2015 Nov 13;105:138-44. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2015.10.015. Epub 2015 Oct 22.


A Successful Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Reduction Bundle at a Singapore Hospital.

Fisher D, Pang L, Salmon S, Lin RT, Teo C, Tambyah P, Jureen R, Cook AR, Otter JA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Jan;37(1):107-9. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.251. Epub 2015 Oct 21.


Molecular Characterization of a Catalase-Negative Staphylococcus aureus Blood Culture Isolate.

Teo JW, Kum S, Jureen R, Lin RT.

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Nov;53(11):3699-701. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01271-15. Epub 2015 Sep 9.


Clinical evaluation of a helicase-dependant amplification (HDA)-based commercial assay for the simultaneous detection of HSV-1 and HSV-2.

Teo JW, Chiang D, Jureen R, Lin RT.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Nov;83(3):261-2. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2015.07.018. Epub 2015 Jul 28.


Comparable outcomes for β-lactam/β-lactamase inhibitor combinations and carbapenems in definitive treatment of bloodstream infections caused by cefotaxime-resistant Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Harris PN, Yin M, Jureen R, Chew J, Ali J, Paynter S, Paterson DL, Tambyah PA.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 May 1;4:14. doi: 10.1186/s13756-015-0055-6. eCollection 2015.


Genetic relatedness and risk factor analysis of ampicillin-resistant and high-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci causing bloodstream infections in Tanzanian children.

Aamodt H, Mohn SC, Maselle S, Manji KP, Willems R, Jureen R, Langeland N, Blomberg B.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 28;15:107. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0845-8.


A Novel Mycobacterium cosmeticum-Like Bacterium Isolated from the Ear Swab of a Patient with Otitis Externa.

Teo JW, Cheng JW, Jureen R, Lin RT.

Case Rep Infect Dis. 2015;2015:825819. doi: 10.1155/2015/825819. Epub 2015 Mar 17.


High counts of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in hospital sewage.

Koh TH, Ko K, Jureen R, Deepak RN, Tee NW, Tan TY, Tay MR, Lee VJ, Barkham TM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 May;36(5):619-21. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.44. Epub 2015 Mar 3. No abstract available.


Rapidly growing mycobacteria in Singapore, 2006-2011.

Tang SS, Lye DC, Jureen R, Sng LH, Hsu LY.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Mar;21(3):236-41. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.10.018. Epub 2014 Nov 4.


Performance assessment of the BD MAX Cdiff assay in comparison to Xpert C. difficile assay in a setting with very low prevalence of toxigenic Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027.

Chiang D, Ng S, La MV, Jureen R, Lin RT, Teo JW.

Anaerobe. 2014 Dec;30:156-8. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2014.09.021. Epub 2014 Oct 7.


DLD pillar shape design for efficient separation of spherical and non-spherical bioparticles.

Ranjan S, Zeming KK, Jureen R, Fisher D, Zhang Y.

Lab Chip. 2014 Nov 7;14(21):4250-62. doi: 10.1039/c4lc00578c.


Unusual detection of an Acinetobacter class D carbapenemase gene, blaOXA-23, in a clinical Escherichia coli isolate.

La MV, Jureen R, Lin RT, Teo JW.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Oct;52(10):3822-3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01566-14. Epub 2014 Jul 16. No abstract available.


Surveillance trends of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae from Singapore, 2010-2013.

Teo JW, Tan P, La MV, Krishnan P, Tee N, Koh TH, Deepak RN, Tan TY, Jureen R, Lin RT.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014 Jun;2(2):99-102. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2013.11.003. Epub 2013 Dec 6.


Changing molecular epidemiology and high rates of mupirocin resistance among meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Singaporean hospitals.

Hon PY, Koh TH, Tan TY, Krishnan P, Leong JW, Jureen R, Chan J, Tee NW, Murugesh J, Chan KS, Hsu LY.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014 Mar;2(1):53-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2013.10.002. Epub 2013 Oct 31.


The emergence of community-onset Clostridium difficile infection in a tertiary hospital in Singapore: a cause for concern.

Tan XQ, Verrall AJ, Jureen R, Riley TV, Collins DA, Lin RT, Balm MN, Chan D, Tambyah PA.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2014 Jan;43(1):47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2013.09.011. Epub 2013 Oct 21.


Clinical utility of RD1, RD9 and hsp65 based PCR assay for the identification of BCG in vaccinated children.

Teo JW, Cheng JW, Jureen R, Lin RT.

BMC Res Notes. 2013 Oct 29;6:434. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-434.


Sustained meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus control in a hyper-endemic tertiary acute care hospital with infrastructure challenges in Singapore.

Fisher D, Tambyah PA, Lin RT, Jureen R, Cook AR, Lim A, Ong B, Balm M, Ng TM, Hsu LY.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Oct;85(2):141-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.07.005. Epub 2013 Sep 5.


Bad design, bad practices, bad bugs: frustrations in controlling an outbreak of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica in intensive care units.

Balm MN, Salmon S, Jureen R, Teo C, Mahdi R, Seetoh T, Teo JT, Lin RT, Fisher DA.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Oct;85(2):134-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.05.012. Epub 2013 Aug 17.


Emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae co-producing NDM-type and OXA-181 carbapenemases.

Balm MN, La MV, Krishnan P, Jureen R, Lin RT, Teo JW.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Sep;19(9):E421-3. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12247. Epub 2013 May 13.


Enterobacter cloacae producing an uncommon class A carbapenemase, IMI-1, from Singapore.

Teo JW, La MV, Krishnan P, Ang B, Jureen R, Lin RT.

J Med Microbiol. 2013 Jul;62(Pt 7):1086-8. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.053363-0. Epub 2013 Apr 4.


OXA-181-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae establishing in Singapore.

Balm MN, Ngan G, Jureen R, Lin RT, Teo JW.

BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Feb 1;13:58. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-58.


Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase-producing enterobacteria in hospital, Singapore.

Venkatachalam I, Teo J, Balm MN, Fisher DA, Jureen R, Lin RT.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Aug;18(8):1381-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1808.110893. No abstract available.


Hot and steamy: outbreak of Bacillus cereus in Singapore associated with construction work and laundry practices.

Balm MN, Jureen R, Teo C, Yeoh AE, Lin RT, Dancer SJ, Fisher DA.

J Hosp Infect. 2012 Aug;81(4):224-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.04.022. Epub 2012 Jun 15.


Molecular characterization of NDM-1 producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates in Singapore hospitals.

Teo J, Ngan G, Balm M, Jureen R, Krishnan P, Lin R.

Western Pac Surveill Response J. 2012 Mar 29;3(1):19-24. doi: 10.5365/WPSAR.2011.2.4.010. Print 2012 Jan.


Molecular characterization of newly emerged blaKPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Singapore.

Balm MN, Ngan G, Jureen R, Lin RT, Teo J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Feb;50(2):475-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.05914-11. Epub 2011 Nov 23.


Detection of an unusual van genotype in a vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium hospital isolate.

Teo JW, Krishnan P, Jureen R, Lin RT.

J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Dec;49(12):4297-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.05524-11. Epub 2011 Oct 12.


Prospective audit and feedback on antibiotic prescription in an adult hematology-oncology unit in Singapore.

Yeo CL, Chan DS, Earnest A, Wu TS, Yeoh SF, Lim R, Jureen R, Fisher D, Hsu LY.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Apr;31(4):583-90. doi: 10.1007/s10096-011-1351-6. Epub 2011 Aug 4.


Decline in Clostridium difficile-associated disease rates in Singapore public hospitals, 2006 to 2008.

Hsu LY, Tan TY, Koh TH, Kwa AL, Krishnan P, Tee NW, Jureen R.

BMC Res Notes. 2011 Mar 23;4:77. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-4-77.


Development of multiplex PCR assays based on the 16S-23S rRNA internal transcribed spacer for the detection of clinically relevant nontuberculous mycobacteria.

Ngan GJ, Ng LM, Jureen R, Lin RT, Teo JW.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2011 May;52(5):546-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2011.03045.x. Epub 2011 Mar 28.


Economic and clinical impact of nosocomial meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Singapore: a matched case-control study.

Pada SK, Ding Y, Ling ML, Hsu LY, Earnest A, Lee TE, Yong HC, Jureen R, Fisher D.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 May;78(1):36-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.10.016. Epub 2011 Jan 26.


Pseudo-outbreak of Rhizobium radiobacter infection resulting from laboratory contamination of saline solution.

Pereira LA, Chan DS, Ng TM, Lin R, Jureen R, Fisher DA, Tambyah PA.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jul;47(7):2256-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02165-08. Epub 2009 May 20.


Aspergillus vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural abscess.

Tew CW, Han FC, Jureen R, Tey BH.

Singapore Med J. 2009 Apr;50(4):e151-4.


Antibiotic resistance in gram-negative bacilli: a Singapore perspective.

Tan TY, Hsu LY, Koh TH, Ng LS, Tee NW, Krishnan P, Lin RT, Jureen R.

Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008 Oct;37(10):819-25.


Use of multiple methods for genotyping Fusarium during an outbreak of contact lens associated fungal keratitis in Singapore.

Jureen R, Koh TH, Wang G, Chai LY, Tan AL, Chai T, Wong YW, Wang Y, Tambyah PA, Beuerman R, Tan D.

BMC Infect Dis. 2008 Jul 15;8:92. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-8-92.


Antimicrobial drug resistance in Singapore hospitals.

Hsu LY, Tan TY, Jureen R, Koh TH, Krishnan P, Tzer-Pin Lin R, Wen-Sin Tee N, Tambyah PA.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Dec;13(12):1944-7. doi: 10.3201/eid1312.070299.


Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-type SHV-12-producing Enterobacteriaceae causing septicemia in Tanzanian children: vectors for horizontal transfer of antimicrobial resistance.

Tellevik MG, Sollid JE, Blomberg B, Jureen R, Urassa WK, Langeland N.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2007 Nov;59(3):351-4. Epub 2007 Sep 18.


Antimicrobial resistance predicts death in Tanzanian children with bloodstream infections: a prospective cohort study.

Blomberg B, Manji KP, Urassa WK, Tamim BS, Mwakagile DS, Jureen R, Msangi V, Tellevik MG, Holberg-Petersen M, Harthug S, Maselle SY, Langeland N.

BMC Infect Dis. 2007 May 22;7:43.

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