Journal Club

 

2019

Changes in Body Mass Index and Atherosclerotic Disease Risk Score After Switching From Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate to Tenofovir Alafenamide02.12.2019 (Kai-Manuel Adam)
Jason J. Schafer: Changes in Body Mass Index and Atherosclerotic Disease Risk Score After Switching From Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate to Tenofovir Alafenamide Open Forum Infect Dis Oct 4;6(10): ofz414 2019
Debridement, Antibiotics, and Implant Retention Is a Viable Treatment Option for Early Periprosthetic Joint Infection Presenting More an 4 Weeks A er Index Arthroplasty 

18.11.2019 (Richard Kühl)
Löwik et al.: Debridement, Antibiotics, and Implant Retention Is a Viable Treatment Option for Early Periprosthetic Joint Infection Presenting More an 4 Weeks A er Index Arthroplasty. CID, online, DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciz867, 2019

Measles virus infection diminishes preexisting antibodies that offer protection from other pathogens. Science11.11.2019 (Silvio Ragozzino)
Mina MJ. et al.: Measles virus infection diminishes preexisting antibodies that offer protection from other pathogens. Science, Volume 366, S. 599-606, 2019
Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in human-derived and foodchain-derived samples from England, Wales, and Scotland: an epidemiological surveillance and typing study

4.11.2019 (Aurélien Emmanuel Martinez)
Day et al.: Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in human-derived and foodchain-derived samples from England, Wales, and Scotland: an epidemiological surveillance and typing study. Lancet Infect Dis, Online, 2019

The Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine Bexsero Elicits Antibodies to Neisseria gonorrhoeae

21.10.2019 (Sarah Dräger)
Semchenko E et al.: The Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine Bexsero Elicits Antibodies to Neisseria gonorrhoeae, CID, Volume 69, S. 1101-11, 2019

What is the Role for Metornidazol in the Treatment of C. difficile Infection? Results from a National Cohort Study of Veterans with initial mild Disease14.10.2019 (Sandra Zingg)
Appaneal H. et al.: What is the Role for Metornidazol in the Treatment of C. difficile Infection? Results from a National Cohort Study of Veterans with initial mild Disease, Clin Inf Dis, Volume 69, S. 1288-1295, 2019
Optimizing Contact Precautions to Curb the Spread of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria in Hospitals: A Multicenter Cohort Study to Identify Patient Characteristics and Healthcare Personnel Interactions Associated With Transmission of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
07.10.2019 (Sabine Kuster)
O’Hara L.M. et al: Optimizing Contact Precautions to Curb the Spread of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria in Hospitals: A Multicenter Cohort Study to Identify Patient Characteristics and Healthcare Personnel Interactions Associated With Transmission of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. CID
Volume 69, Issue Supplement 3 S171-177 2019
Once-daily Doravirine in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1-Infected, Antiretroviral-naive Adults: An Integrated Efficacy Analysis
16.09.2019 (Matthias von Rotz)
Orkin C. et al.: Once-daily Doravirine in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1-Infected, Antiretroviral-naive Adults: An Integrated Efficacy Analysis Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) - 1-9 2019
Four versus six weeks of antibiotic therapy for osteoarticular infections after implant removal: a randomized trial
09.09.2019 (Andrea Büchler)
Benkabouche et al.: Four versus six weeks of antibiotic therapy for osteoarticular infections after implant removal: a randomized trial Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 74 2394-2399 2019
The Role of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Left-sided Endocarditis: Native vs Prosthetic Valves Endocarditis
26.08.2019 (Kai-Manuel Adam)
De Camargo, et al: The Role of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Left-sided Endocarditis: Native vs Prosthetic Valves Endocarditis Clin Infect Dis. Epub Epub 2019 Apr
Effluent from drug manufactures contains extremely high levels of pharmaceuticals Environmental pollution with antimicrobial agents from bulk drug manufacturing industries in Hyderabad, South India, is associated with dissemination of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and carbapenemase-producing pathogens Occurrence of High Levels of Fluoroquinolones in Aquatic Environment due to Effluent Discharges from Bulk Drug Manufacturers
19.8.2019 (Aurélien Emmanuel Martinez)
Larsson et al., Gothwal et al, Lübbert et al: Effluent from drug manufactures contains extremely high levels of pharmaceuticals Environmental pollution with antimicrobial agents from bulk drug manufacturing industries in Hyderabad, South India, is associated with dissemination of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and carbapenemase-producing pathogens Occurrence of High Levels of Fluoroquinolones in Aquatic Environment due to Effluent Discharges from Bulk Drug Manufacturers Journal of Hazardous Materials, Infection, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste verschiedene verschiedene 2007, 2016, 2019
Treatment Duration and Associated Outcomes for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Patients With Obesity or Heart Failure
05.08.2019 (Dr. med. Lucas Dratz)
Claudia Ihm et al.: Treatment Duration and Associated Outcomes for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Patients With Obesity or Heart Failure Open Forum Infectious Diseases 6, Issue 6 ofz217 2019
Neural-Tube Defects and Antiretroviral Treatment Regimens in Botswana
29.07.19 (Elisabeth Wehrle)
Zash R. et al.: Neural-Tube Defects and Antiretroviral Treatment Regimens in Botswana NEJM DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1905230 1-14 2019
Successful 6 week antibiotic Treatment for Early Surgical-site Infections in Spinal Surgery
22.07.19 (Sandra Zingg)
Fernandez-Gerlinger, et al.: Successful 6 week antibiotic Treatment for Early Surgical-site Infections in Spinal Surgery CID 2019:68(11) 1856-61 2019
Clinical Metagenomic Sequencing for Diagnosis of Meningitis and Encephalitis
15.07.2019 (Ragozzino Silvio)
Wilson et al.: Clinical Metagenomic Sequencing for Diagnosis of Meningitis and Encephalitis N Engl J Med 380 2327-40 2019
Fluorquinolone Prophylaxis Selects for Meropenem-nonsusceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients
08.07.2019 (Sabine Kuster)
Hakki M et al.: Fluorquinolone Prophylaxis Selects for Meropenem-nonsusceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients CID Volume 68-12
2045-2052 2019
The Differences in Antibiotic Decision-making Between Acute Surgical and Acute Medical Teams: An Ethnographic Study of Culture and Team Dynamics
01.07.2019 (Sarah Dräger)
E. Charani et al.: The Differences in Antibiotic Decision-making Between Acute Surgical and Acute Medical Teams: An Ethnographic Study of Culture and Team Dynamics CID 69 12-20 2019
Solithromycin versus ceftriaxone plus azithromycin for the treatment of uncomplicated genital gonorrhea (SOLITAIRE-U): a randomised phase 3 non-inferiority trial
24.06.2019 (Mihaela Sava)
Chen M et al.: Solithromycin versus ceftriaxone plus azithromycin for the treatment of uncomplicated genital gonorrhea (SOLITAIRE-U): a randomised phase 3 non-inferiority trial Lancet Infect Dis 2019 published online June 10 2019
Pneumococcal and Legionella Urinary Antigen Tests in Community-acquired Pneumonia: Prospective Evaluation of Indications for Testing
03.06.2019 (Jacopo Nicoletti)
Bellew S. et al.: Pneumococcal and Legionella Urinary Antigen Tests in Community-acquired Pneumonia: Prospective Evaluation of Indications for Testing Clin. Infect. Dis. 68 2026-2033
Antibacterial Envelope to Prevent Cardiac Implantable Device Infection
27.05.2019 (Brian Duggan)
Tarakji KG et al.: Antibacterial Envelope to Prevent Cardiac Implantable Device Infection
N Engl J Med. 380 1895-1905
Should Acute Q-Fever Patients be Screened for Valvulopathy to Prevent Endocarditis?


20.05.2019 (Kai-Manuel Adam)
de Lange MMA et al.: Should Acute Q-Fever Patients be Screened for Valvulopathy to Prevent Endocarditis? Clin Infect Dis. 67(3) 360-366

Decontamination Strategies and Bloodstream Infections with Antibiotic-Resistant Microorganisms in Ventilated Patients - A Randomized Clinical Trial
13.05.2019 (Ana Durovic)
Bastian H. Wittekamp et al.: Decontamination Strategies and Bloodstream Infections with Antibiotic-Resistant Microorganisms in Ventilated Patients - A Randomized Clinical Trial JAMA 320(20) 2087-2098.
Clinical Data on Daptomycin plus Ceftaroline vs standard of Care Monotherapy in the treatment of MRSA bacteremia
06.05.2019 (Sandra Zingg)
Geriak M. et al: Clinical Data on Daptomycin plus Ceftaroline vs standard of Care Monotherapy in the treatment of MRSA bacteremia Antimicrob Agents Chemother 63 E02483-18 2019
Hardwiring diagnostic stewardship using electronic ordering restrictions for gastrointesetinal pathogen testing
29.04.2019 (Andrea Büchler)
Marcelin JR et al.: Hardwiring diagnostic stewardship using electronic ordering restrictions for gastrointesetinal pathogen testing Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 1-6 2019
An environmental cleaning bundle and health-care-associated infections in hospitals (REACH): a multicentre, randomised tria
08.04.2019 (Matthias von Rotz)
Mitchell BG. et al. An environmental cleaning bundle and health-care-associated infections in hospitals (REACH): a multicentre, randomised trial Lancet Infect Dis 19: 410-18 2019
Use of ribaxamase (SYN-004), a β-lactamase, to prevent Clostridium difficile infection in β-lactam-treated patients: a double-blind, phase 2b, randomised placebo-controlled trial
01.04.2019 (Sabine Kuster)
Kokai-Kun J. et al.: Use of ribaxamase (SYN-004), a β-lactamase, to prevent Clostridium difficile infection in β-lactam-treated patients: a double-blind, phase 2b, randomised placebo-controlled trial
Lancet Infect Dis Published Online March 15, 2019
HIV-1 remission following CCR5Δ32/Δ32 haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation


25.03.2019 (Sarah Dräger)
Ravindra K Gupta: HIV-1 remission following CCR5Δ32/Δ32 haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation Nature 2019

Colonization With Levofloxacin-resistant Extended-spectrum β-Lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and Risk of Bacteremia in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients
04.03.2019 (Veronika Bättig)
Satlin MJ et al.: Colonization With Levofloxacin-resistant Extended-spectrum β-Lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and Risk of Bacteremia in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients Clin Infect Dis. 67 1720-1728 2018
Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease With a Low Procalcitonin Concentration: Impact of Antibiotic Therapy
25.02.2019 (Elisabeth Wehrle)
Bremmer D.N. et. Al.: Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease With a Low Procalcitonin Concentration: Impact of Antibiotic Therapy CID 68 725-30 2019
Seven versus fourteen Days of Antibiotic Therapy for uncomplicated Gram-negative Bacteremia: a Non-inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial
18.02.2019 (Jacopo Nicoletti)
Yahav D. et al.: Seven versus fourteen Days of Antibiotic Therapy for uncomplicated Gram-negative Bacteremia: a Non-inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial Clin. Infect. Dis. ePub 11.12.2018
Frequency, symptoms, risk factors, and outcomes of autoimmune encephalitis after herpes simplex encephalitis: a prospective observational study and retrospective analysis


11.02.2019 (Kai-Manuel Adam)
Armangue T. et al.: Frequency, symptoms, risk factors, and outcomes of autoimmune encephalitis after herpes simplex encephalitis: a prospective observational study and retrospective analysis Lancet Neurol 17 760–72 2018

Efficacy of Ceftazidime-Avibactam Salvage Therapy in Patients With Infections Caused by Klebsiella pneumonia Carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae
28.01.2019 (Sabine Kuster)
Tumbarello M. et al: Efficacy of Ceftazidime-Avibactam Salvage Therapy in Patients With Infections Caused by Klebsiella pneumonia Carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae CID Volume 68-3 355-64 2019
A prospective study of transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) between environmental sites and hospitalized patients – the TransFER study
21.01.2019 (Andrea Büchler)
Chen F. et al: A prospective study of transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) between environmental sites and hospitalized patients – the TransFER study ICHE 40 47-52 2019
Substitution of ethambutol with linezolid during the intensive phase of treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: a prospective, multicentre, randomised, open-label, phase 2 trial
14.01.2019 (Niklaus Labhardt)
Jung-Kyu Lee et al.: Substitution of ethambutol with linezolid during the intensive phase of treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: a prospective, multicentre, randomised, open-label, phase 2 trial
Lancet Infect Dis 19 46-55 2019

Efficacy, effectiveness, and safety of herpes zoster vaccines in adults aged 50 and older: systematic review and network meta-analysis

07.01.2019 (Matthias von Rotz)
Tricco AC et al. : Efficacy, effectiveness, and safety of herpes zoster vaccines in adults aged 50 and older: systematic review and network meta-analysis BMJ 363:k4029 2018