Journal Club

2017


Trial Evaluating Ambulatory Therapy of Travelers’Diarrhea (TrEAT TD)Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing 3 Single - Dose Antibiotic Regimens With Loperamide

18.12.2017 (Reno Frei)
Riddle MS et al.: Trial Evaluating Ambulatory Therapy of Travelers’Diarrhea (TrEAT TD)Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing 3 Single - Dose Antibiotic Regimens With Loperamide Clin Infec Dis 2017: 65(12):2008 - 17

Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance: a prospective multicentre diagnostic accuracy study

11.12.2017 (Niklaus Labhardt)
Susan E Dorman et al.: Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance: a prospective multicentre diagnostic accuracy study Lancet Inf Dis 18(1) 76-84 2018

Follow-up Blood Cultures in Gram-Negative Bacteremia: Are They Needed?

04.12.2017 (Sarah Dräger)
Canzoneri C. et al: Follow-up Blood Cultures in Gram-Negative Bacteremia: Are They Needed?
CID 65 1776-9 2017

Bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide versus dolutegravir, abacavir, and lamivudine for initial treatment of HIV-1 infection (GS-US-389-1489): a double-blind, multicentre, phase 3, randomised controlled non-inferiority trial

27.11.2017 (Marcel Stöckle)
Gallant J. et al.: Bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide versus dolutegravir, abacavir, and lamivudine for initial treatment of HIV-1 infection (GS-US-389-1489): a double-blind, multicentre, phase 3, randomised controlled non-inferiority trial Lancet 390 2063-72 2017

Effect of appropriate combination therapy on mortality of patients with bloodstream infections due to carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (INCREMENT): a retrospective cohort study

20.11.17 (Fabian Franzeck)
Gutierrez B, Lancet Infect Dis:Effect of appropriate combination therapy on mortality of patients with bloodstream infections due to carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (INCREMENT): a retrospective cohort study Lancet Infect Dis 17 726-34 2017

The Impact of a Reported Penicillin Allergy on Surgical Site Infection Risk

13.11.2017 (Sylvain Meylan)
Blumenthal et al.: The Impact of a Reported Penicillin Allergy on Surgical Site Infection Risk Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017;XX(00) 1-8 2017

1. Invasive Aspergillosis Associated With Severe Influenza Infections 2. Influenza-associated Aspergillosis in Critically Ill Patients

06.11.17 (Elisabeth Wehrle)
1. Nency F. Crum-Cianflone 2. Frank L. van de Veerdonk: 1. Invasive Aspergillosis Associated With Severe Influenza Infections 2. Influenza-associated Aspergillosis in Critically Ill Patients
1.Open Forum infectious Diseases 2. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 196 Number 4 3(3) 1. 1-8 2. 524-527 1. 2016 Aug 10 2. April 7, 2017

Import and spread of extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae by international travellers (COMBAT study)

30.10.2017 (Andrea Büchler)
Arcilla et van Hattem et al.: Import and spread of extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae by international travellers (COMBAT study) Lancet Infect Dis 17 78-85 2017

Efficacy of Maternal Influenza Vaccination Against All-Cause Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Hospitalizations in Young Infants: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial

23.10.2017 (Aurélien Martinez)
Marta C. Nunes et al.: Efficacy of Maternal Influenza Vaccination Against All-Cause Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Hospitalizations in Young Infants: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial
CID 65 1066-1071 2017

Sputum Microscopy With Fluorescein Diacetate Predicts Tuberculosis Infectiousness

16.10.17 (Kai-Manuel Adam)
Sumona Datta et al: Sputum Microscopy With Fluorescein Diacetate Predicts Tuberculosis Infectiousness J Infect Dis. 216 514-524 2017

Classification of patients with sepsis according to blood genomic endotype: a prospective cohort study

09.10.2017 (Jan A. Roth)
Scicluna BP, et al.: Classification of patients with sepsis according to blood genomic endotype: a prospective cohort study  Lancet Respir Med  17 (online)  1-11  2017

Fecal microbiota transplantation in patients with blood disorders inhibitis gut colonization with antibiotic-resistent bacteria

02.10.2017 (Lisa Brockhaus)
Bilinski J:  Fecal microbiota transplantation in patients with blood disorders inhibitis gut colonization with antibiotic-resistent bacteria  CID 65 364-370 2017

Point-of-Care Beta-Lactam Allergy Skin Testing by Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Pragmatic Multicenter Prospective Evaluation

25.09.2017 (Sarah Dräger)
Jerome A. Leis: Point-of-Care Beta-Lactam Allergy Skin Testing by Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Pragmatic Multicenter Prospective Evaluation CID 65 1059 - 1065 2017

Full-length haplotype reconstruction to infer the structure of heterogeneous virus populations

11.09.2017 (Klaudia Nägele)
Giallonardo FD. et al.: Full-length haplotype reconstruction to infer the structure of heterogeneous virus populations Nucleic Acids Research 42 e115 2014

Efficacy of Recombinant Influenza Vaccine in Adults 50 Years of Age or Older

04.09.2017 (Veronika Bättig)
Dunkle L.M. et al. Efficacy of Recombinant Influenza Vaccine in Adults 50 Years of Age or Older N Engl J Med 376 2427-36 2017

2017 Infectious Diseases Society of America’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis and Meningitis

28.08.2017 (Richard Kühl)
Tunkel A.: 2017 Infectious Diseases Society of America’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis and Meningitis CID 2017:64 (15 March) e34-e 65 2017

Antimicrobial stewardship in the Microbiology Laboratory: Impact of Selective Susceptibility Reporting on Ciprofloxacin Utilization and Susceptibility of Gram-Negative Isolates to Ciprofloxacin in a Hospital Setting

21.08.2017 (Vladimira Hinic)
Langford B.J. et al.: Antimicrobial stewardship in the Microbiology Laboratory: Impact of Selective Susceptibility Reporting on Ciprofloxacin Utilization and Susceptibility of Gram-Negative Isolates to Ciprofloxacin in a Hospital Setting JCM 54 2343-2347 2016

Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection

14.08.17 (Kai-Manuel Adam)
M.H. Wilcox et al: Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection N Engl J Med 376 305-17 2017

Comparative Effectiveness of Cefazolin Versus Nafcillin or Oxacillin for Treatment of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Infections Complicated by Bacteremia: A Nationwide Cohort Study

31.07.17 (Fabian Franzeck)
McDanel J. et al.: Comparative Effectiveness of Cefazolin Versus Nafcillin or Oxacillin for Treatment of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Infections Complicated by Bacteremia: A Nationwide Cohort Study CID
65 100–6 2017

A Placebo-Controlled Trial of Antibiotics for Smaller Skin Abscesses

24.07.2017 (Stefan Erb)
Daum RS.  et al.: A Placebo-Controlled Trial of Antibiotics for Smaller Skin Abscesses NEJM
376 2545-55 2017

Immunoglobulin G for patients with necrotizing soft tissue infection (INSTINCT): a randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled trial

17.07.2017 (Andrea Büchler)
Madesn MB et al: Immunoglobulin G for patients with necrotizing soft tissue infection (INSTINCT): a randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled trial Intensive Care Med DOI 10.1007/s00134-017-4786-0

Effectiveness of twice a week prophylaxis with atovaquone-proguanil on long-term travellers to West Africa

03.07.2017 (Lisa Brockhaus)
Lachish T.: Effectiveness of twice a week prophylaxis with atovaquone-proguanil on long-term travellers to West Africa JTM 23, 6
1-5 2016

Long-term Outcome of Pulmonary Resection for Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease

10.07.2017 (Parham Sendi)
Takanori Asakura et al.: Long-term Outcome of Pulmonary Resection for Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease Clin Infect Dis 65 244-51 2017

High Rate of Treatment Failures in Nonimmune Travelers Treated With Artemether-Lumefantrine for Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Sweden: Retrospective Comparative Analysis of Effectiveness and Case Series

12.06.2017 (Marcel Stöckle)
Sondén K. et al.: High Rate of Treatment Failures in Nonimmune Travelers Treated With Artemether-Lumefantrine for Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Sweden: Retrospective Comparative Analysis of Effectiveness and Case Series CID 64(2) 199-206 2017

Effect of laminar airflow ventilation on surgical site infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis


29.05.2017 (Sarah Dräger)
Bischoff et al. Effect of laminar airflow ventilation on surgical site infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis Lancet Infect Dis 17 553–561 2017

Clinical Significance of Human Coronavirus in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Samples From Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients and Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

22.05.2017 (Elisabeth Wehrle)
Chikara Ogimi et al. Clinical Significance of Human Coronavirus in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Samples From Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients and Patients With Hematologic Malignancies CID 64 1532-1539 2017

Dolutegravir as Maintenance Monotherapy for HIV-1: a Randomized Clinical Trial


15.05.2017 (Benedikt Wiggli)
Wijting I, Rijnders B, et al.: Dolutegravir as Maintenance Monotherapy for HIV-1: a Randomized Clinical Trial CROI Poster abstract 451LB

Timing of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis: a phase 3 randomised controlled trial

08.05.2017 (Andrea Büchler)
Weber WP et al.: Timing of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis: a phase 3 randomised controlled trial Lancet Infect Dis www.thelancet.com

Effect of Daptomycin Dose on the Outcome of Vancomycin-Resistant, Daptomycin-Susceptible Enterococcus faecium Bacteremia

10.04.2017 (Julia Geenen)
Chuang Y.-C. et al.: Effect of Daptomycin Dose on the Outcome of Vancomycin-Resistant, Daptomycin-Susceptible Enterococcus faecium Bacteremia Clinical Infectious Diseases 64(8) 1026-34 2017

Low Efficacy of Antibiotics Against Staphylococcus aureus Airway Colonization in Ventilated Patients

03.04.2017 (Richard Kühl)
Stulik: Low Efficacy of Antibiotics Against Staphylococcus aureus Airway Colonization in Ventilated Patients CID
64(8) 1081–8 2017

Added value of molecular assay Xpert MTB/RIF compared to sputum smear microscopy to assess the risk of tuberculosis transmission in a low-prevalence Country

27.03.2017 (Parham Sendi)
Opota O. et al.: Added value of molecular assay Xpert MTB/RIF compared to sputum smear microscopy to assess the risk of tuberculosis transmission in a low-prevalence Country Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 22(7) 613-9.

Effect of a national 4C antibiotic stewardship intervention on the clinical and molecular epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infections in a region of Scotland: a non-linear time-series analysis

13.03.2017 (Jan A. Roth)
Lawes T. et al.: Effect of a national 4C antibiotic stewardship intervention on the clinical and molecular epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infections in a region of Scotland: a non-linear time-series analysis Lancet Infect Dis 17 194–206 2017

High rates of Anal High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in HIV-infected Women Who Do not meet Screening guidelines

27.02.2017 (Lisa Brockhaus)
Gaisa M: High rates of Anal High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in HIV-infected Women Who Do not meet Screening guidelines CID 64 289-94 2017

Clinical and Biological Characteristics of 40 Patients With Neurosyphilis and Evaluation of Treponema pallidum Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction in Cerebrospinal Fluid Samples

20.02.2017 (Fabian Franzeck)
Vanhaecke C et al.: Clinical and Biological Characteristics of 40 Patients With Neurosyphilis and Evaluation of Treponema pallidum Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction in Cerebrospinal Fluid Samples CID 63 1181-86 2016

Viruses are prevalent in non-ventilated hospital-acquired pneumonia

13.02.2017 (Julian Claas)
Andrew F. Shorr: Viruses are prevalent in non-ventilated hospital-acquired pneumonia Respiratory Medicine 122 76-80 2017

Comparing the Outcomes of Patients With Carbapenemase-Producing and Non-Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Bacteremia

06.02.2017 (Andrea Büchler)
Tamma et al.: Comparing the Outcomes of Patients With Carbapenemase-Producing and Non-Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Bacteremia Clinical Infectious Diseases
http://dx.doi.org./10.1093/cid/ciw741 2016

Transmission of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa

30.01.2017 (Veronika Bättig)
Shah NS et al.: Transmission of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa N Engl J Med 376;3 243-253 2017

Diagnosis of blood culture-negative endocarditis and clinical comparison between blood culture-negative and blood culture-positive cases

23.01.2017 (Julia Geenen)
Lamas C. C. et al.: Diagnosis of blood culture-negative endocarditis and clinical comparison between blood culture-negative and blood culture-positive cases Infection 44 459-466 2016

Higher rates of neuropsychiatric adverse events leading to dolutegravir discontinuation in women and older patients


16.01.2017 (Benedikt Wiggli)
Hoffmann C et al.: Higher rates of neuropsychiatric adverse events leading to dolutegravir discontinuation in women and older patients HIV Medicine 18 56-63 2017

Risk of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients on Concomitant Vancomycin and Piperacillin Tazobactam Compared to Those on Vancomycin and Cefepime

9.01.2017 (Stefan Erb)
Navalkele B et al: Risk of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients on Concomitant Vancomycin and Piperacillin Tazobactam Compared to Those on Vancomycin and Cefepime Clin Infect Dis 64 116–23 2017