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2020 Actual clinical practice related to contaminated blood cultures may limit the cost savings associated with interventions to reduce contamination rates. ---
2020 Evaluation of EUCAST rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing (RAST) directly from blood culture bottles. RAST
2020 Growth detection of Cutibacterium acnes from orthopaedic implant-associated infections in anaerobic bottles from BACTEC and BacT/ALERT blood culture systems and comparison with conventional culture media. IAIs, TTD
2020 Performance and potential clinical impact of Alfred60AST (Alifax) for direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing on positive blood culture bottles. AST, CA, ID, MD, MiD, VMD
2020 Rapid detection of bacteria in bloodstream infections using a molecular method: a pilot study with a neonatal diagnostic kit. EC, EOS, KP, LOS
2020 Reduced utility of early procalcitonin and blood culture determination in patients with febrile urinary tract infections in the emergency department. ED, LOS, PCT, UTI
2020 Role of procalcitonin in predicting etiology in bacteremic patients: Report from a large single-center experience. AUC, BSI, CRP, GN, GP, PCT, ROC
2020 The correct blood volume for paediatric blood cultures: a conundrum? BSIs
2020 The EUCAST rapid disc diffusion method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing directly from positive blood culture bottles. RAST
10  2020 The T2Bacteria Assay Is a Sensitive and Rapid Detector of Bacteremia That Can Be Initiated in the Emergency Department and Has Potential to Favorably Influence Subsequent Therapy. ED
11  2020 Time to appropriate antibiotic therapy is a predictor of outcome in patients with bloodstream infection caused by KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae. BSIs, CI, HR, ICU, KP, KPC
12  2020 Utility of anaerobic bottles for the diagnosis of bloodstream infections. BSI
13  2019 Ability of serum procalcitonin to distinguish focus of infection and pathogen types in patients with bloodstream infection. BSI, MDRO, PCT
14  2019 Accelerated bacterial detection in blood culture by enhanced acoustic flow cytometry (AFC) following peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization (PNA-FISH). AFC, BCs, PNA-FISH, PNA-FISH-AFC
15  2019 An identification protocol for ESBL-producing Gram-negative bacteria bloodstream infections using a MinION nanopore sequencer. ESBL, GN, GP
16  2019 Comparative sensitivity of 1,3 beta-D-glucan for common causes of candidaemia in South Africa. BDG
17  2019 Comparison of two methods skipping cell lysis and protein extraction for identification of bacteria from blood cultures by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass-spectrometry. MALDI-TOF MS
18  2019 Defining System Requirements for Simplified Blood Culture to Enable Widespread Use in Resource-Limited Settings. BSI, SBCS
19  2019 Development of a Multiplex PCR Platform for the Rapid Detection of Bacteria, Antibiotic Resistance, and Candida in Human Blood Samples. BSIs
20  2019 Diagnostic Performance of a Novel Multiplex PCR Assay for Candidemia among ICU Patients. FP, SF
21  2019 Diagnostic Performance of T2Candida Among ICU Patients With Risk Factors for Invasive Candidiasis. IC, ICU, MAg
22  2019 Emerging methodologies for pathogen identification in bloodstream infections: an update. BSIs
23  2019 Evaluation of the Magicplex™ Sepsis Real-Time Test for the Rapid Diagnosis of Bloodstream Infections in Adults. BSI, MP
24  2019 First bloodstream infection caused by Prevotella copri in a heart failure elderly patient with Prevotella-dominated gut microbiota: a case report. BSI, HF
25  2019 GC-IMS headspace analyses allow early recognition of bacterial growth and rapid pathogen differentiation in standard blood cultures. BSI, GC-IMS
26  2019 In vitro Evaluation of BACT/ALERT VIRTUO, BACT/ALERT 3D, and BACTEC™ FX Automated Blood Culture Systems for Detection of Microbial Pathogens Using Simulated Human Blood Samples. BSIs, BTA3D, CFU, TTD
27  2019 Influence of a resin-based blood culture medium on the time to clearance of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection - A retrospective cohort study. ---
28  2019 Isolation of five Enterobacteriaceae species harbouring blaNDM-1 and mcr-1 plasmids from a single paediatric patient. RS
29  2019 Microbiological diagnostics of bloodstream infections in Europe-an ESGBIES survey. AST, BSI, ESGBIES
30  2019 Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in New South Wales, Australia, 2012-2017. BT, NSW, ST, W/SSTI
31  2019 Multiplex polymerase chain reaction to diagnose bloodstream infections in patients after cardiothoracic surgery. BSI, CRP, IL-6, PCR, ROC, SF
32  2019 PCR-based Sepsis@Quick test is superior in comparison with blood culture for identification of sepsis-causative pathogens. PCR
33  2019 Persistent Candidemia in adults: underlying causes and clinical significance in the antifungal stewardship era. PC
34  2019 Procalcitonin as a marker of Gram-negative bloodstream infections in hematological patients with febrile neutropenia. BSIs, MDR, PCT
35  2019 Time to positivity (TTP) of neonatal blood cultures: a trend analysis over a decade from Ireland. CoNS, GBS, NICE, OR, TTP
36  2018 16S metagenomics for diagnosis of bloodstream infections: opportunities and pitfalls. BSI
37  2018 Adjuvant role of SeptiFast to improve the diagnosis of sepsis in a large cohort of hematological patients. SF
38  2018 Bacteria isolated from companion animals in Japan (2014-2016) by blood culture. ESBL, MRS, SIG
39  2018 Clinical Performance Evaluation of VersaTrek 528 Blood Culture System in a Chinese Tertiary Hospital. ---
40  2018 Development and first evaluation of a novel multiplex real-time PCR on whole blood samples for rapid pathogen identification in critically ill patients with sepsis. ---
41  2018 Early postoperative fever workup in children: utilization and utility. RVP, UA, UC
42  2018 Influence of pathogen and focus of infection on procalcitonin values in sepsis patients with bacteremia or candidemia. PCT
43  2018 Laboratory automation reduces time to report of positive blood cultures and improves management of patients with bloodstream infection. AST, ID, TTR, WCA
44  2018 Machine learning for fast identification of bacteraemia in SIRS patients treated on standard care wards: a cohort study. PCT
45  2018 Monitoring the parasite load in chronic Chagas disease patients: comparison between blood culture and quantitative real time PCR. qPCR, qPCR
46  2018 Potential role of T2Candida in the management of empirical antifungal treatment in patients at high risk of candidaemia: a pilot single-centre study. EAT
47  2018 Rapid detection of NDM, KPC and OXA-48 carbapenemases directly from positive blood cultures using a new multiplex immunochromatographic assay. CPE, ICT
48  2018 Substantial diagnostic impact of blood culture independent molecular methods in bloodstream infections: Superior performance of PCR/ESI-MS. BSI, ICUs
49  2018 T2Bacteria magnetic resonance assay for the rapid detection of ESKAPEc pathogens directly in whole blood. BSI
50  2018 [Assessment of an educational intervention regarding blood cultures as process indicators in an emergency department in Argentina]. ---
51  2018 [Microbiological diagnosis of invasive mycosis]. IFI
52  2018 [Microorganisms isolated from blood cultures in children with cancer and high-risk febrile neutropenia from five hospitals in Santiago, Chile, 2012-2015]. NF
53  2017 Added diagnostic value and impact on antimicrobial therapy of 16S rRNA PCR and amplicon sequencing on resected heart valves in infective endocarditis: a prospective cohort study. IE, VC
54  2017 An Improved In-house MALDI-TOF MS Protocol for Direct Cost-Effective Identification of Pathogens from Blood Cultures. IH, MALDI-TOF MS
55  2017 Audit of aspects of practice in relation to patients with suspected community-onset blood stream infection. C-BSI
56  2017 Bacteraemia and fungaemia in cystic fibrosis patients with febrile pulmonary exacerbation: a prospective observational study. CF, FPE, SF
57  2017 Clinical significance of coagulase-negative staphylococci other than S. epidermidis blood stream isolates at a tertiary care hospital. ---
58  2017 Comparison of Growth Performance of the BacT/ALERT VIRTUO and BACTEC FX Blood Culture Systems Under Simulated Bloodstream Infection Conditions. TTD
59  2017 Deficits in knowledge, attitude, and practice towards blood culture sampling: results of a nationwide mixed-methods study among inpatient care physicians in Germany. ---
60  2017 Effects of Clinically Meaningful Concentrations of Antipseudomonal beta-Lactams on Time to Detection and Organism Growth in Blood Culture Bottles. TTD
61  2017 Enterococcus spp. in a single blood culture: bacteremia or contamination? ---
62  2017 Impact of MALDI-TOF-MS-based identification directly from positive blood cultures on patient management: a controlled clinical trial. ASP, MALDI-TOF
63  2017 Implementation of short incubation MALDI-TOF MS identification from positive blood cultures in routine diagnostics and effects on empiric antimicrobial therapy. MALDI-TOF, MS
64  2017 Performance of two blood culture systems to detect anaerobic bacteria. Is there any difference? TTP
65  2017 Post-operative fever in orthopaedic surgery: How effective is the 'fever workup?' POF
66  2017 Procalcitonin levels in bloodstream infections caused by different sources and species of bacteria. GN, GNB, GP, GPB, PCT, ROC
67  2017 The Diagnostic Value of Procalcitonin Versus Other Biomarkers in Prediction of Bloodstream Infection. BSI, CRP, LYM, Neu, NLCR, PCT, PLT, ROC-AUCs, WBC
68  2017 Use of presepsin and procalcitonin for prediction of SeptiFast results in critically ill patients. CRP, PCT, ROC, SF
69  2017 Usefulness of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry to identify pathogens, including polymicrobial samples, directly from blood culture broths. TOFMS
70  2017 [Usefulness of biomarkers to predict bacteraemia in patients with infection in the emergency department]. ED, IIRBM
71  2016 Beyond Blood Culture and Gram Stain Analysis: A Review of Molecular Techniques for the Early Detection of Bacteremia in Surgical Patients. GS, ICU, PCR, SIRS
72  2016 Broad-Range PCR Coupled with Electrospray Ionization Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Detection of Bacteremia and Fungemia in Patients with Neutropenic Fever. BSI
73  2016 Clinical Impact of MALDI-TOF MS Identification and Rapid Susceptibility Testing on Adequate Antimicrobial Treatment in Sepsis with Positive Blood Cultures. EB, ID, OAT, TAT
74  2016 Clinical Relevance of Pathogens Detected by Multiplex PCR in Blood of Very-Low-Birth Weight Infants with Suspected Sepsis - Multicentre Study of the German Neonatal Network. CoNS, GNN, LOS, SeptiFast, VLBWI
75  2016 Comparative Study of Plasma Endotoxin with Procalcitonin Levels in Diagnosis of Bacteremia in Intensive Care Unit Patients. GN, ICU, PCT
76  2016 Cost-Effectiveness of 30- Compared to 20-Milliliter Blood Cultures: a Retrospective Study. BSIs, MR
77  2016 Direct blood culturing on solid medium outperforms an automated continuously monitored broth-based blood culture system in terms of time to identification and susceptibility testing. AST, LC, MALDI-TOF MS
78  2016 Evaluating the management of 493 patients presenting with bacteremia in 23 northern French hospitals. ---
79  2016 Evaluation of a Commercial Multiplex PCR Assay for Detection of Pathogen DNA in Blood from Patients with Suspected Sepsis. BSI, CoNS, Cq, MST, PPV
80  2016 Evaluation of the Septifast MGrade Test on Standard Care Wards--A Cohort Study. ECDC, SF, SIRS
81  2016 Higher recovery rate of microorganisms from cerebrospinal fluid samples by the BACTEC culture system in comparison with agar culture. AC, CSF
82  2016 How to Optimize the Use of Blood Cultures for the Diagnosis of Bloodstream Infections? A State-of-the Art. BSI
83  2016 ICU intervention during induction chemotherapy for adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia. IBD, ICU, IT
84  2016 Incidence and outcomes of bloodstream infections among hematopoietic cell transplant recipients from species commonly reported to be in over-the-counter probiotic formulations. BSIs, HCT, IQR
85  2016 Individualized Approaches Are Needed for Optimized Blood Cultures. MALDI-TOF MS
86  2016 Procalcitonin as a Marker of Bacteremia in Patients With Fever and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. ALL, CI, CRP, ED, ESR, PCT, WBC
87  2016 Procalcitonin levels predict to identify bacterial strains in blood cultures of septic patients. CRP, GNRs, GPC, PCA, PCT, PLT
88  2016 Prospective evaluation of SeptiFast Multiplex PCR in children with systemic inflammatory response syndrome under antibiotic treatment. PCR, SF, SIRS
89  2016 Rapid identification of Streptococcus pneumoniae in blood cultures by using the ImmuLex, Slidex and Wellcogen latex agglutination tests and the BinaxNOW antigen test. LA
90  2016 [Blood cultures in the paediatric emergency department. Guidelines and recommendations on their indications, collection, processing and interpretation]. ---
91  2015 Added value of multi-pathogen probe-based real-time PCR SeptiFast in the rapid diagnosis of bloodstream infections in patients with bacteraemia. BSIs, SF
92  2015 Bacteremia in previously healthy children in emergency departments: clinical and microbiological characteristics and outcome. CI, PAT, PED
93  2015 Blood culture contamination rate in an intensive care setting: Effectiveness of an education-based intervention. ICUs
94  2015 Bloodstream infections, antibiotic resistance and the practice of blood culture sampling in Germany: study design of a Thuringia-wide prospective population-based study (AlertsNet). ---
95  2015 Concentrated parenteral nutrition solutions and central venous catheter complications in preterm infants. CVC, PN, SCAMP
96  2015 Etiological diagnosis of bloodstream infections through a multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction test in pediatric patients: a case series from a tertiary Italian hospital. BSIs, IQR, PCR
97  2015 Evaluation of Bloodstream Infections During Chemotherapy-Induced Febrile Neutropenia in Patients with Malignant Hematological Diseases: Single Center Experience. CNS
98  2015 Evaluation of the Light-Cycler SeptiFast Test in Newborns With Suspicion of Nosocomial Sepsis. LC-SF, NBs, NS, Sn, Sp
99  2015 High medical impact of implementing the new polymeric bead-based BacT/ALERT FAPlus and FNPlus blood culture bottles in standard care. BSI, ICU, PS, SA, SN, TTD
100  2015 MALDI-TOF identification of Gram-negative bacteria directly from blood culture bottles containing charcoal: Sepsityper kits versus centrifugation-filtration method. MALDI-TOF