Carmen Ardanuy

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  1. doi request reprint Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease among adult patients in barcelona before and after pediatric 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduction, 1997-2007
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Microbiology Department, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 48:57-64. 2009
  2. pmc Molecular epidemiology of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae causing community-acquired pneumonia in adults
    Carmen Puig
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias CIBERES, ISCIII, Madrid, Spain Epidemiology of Bacterial Infections Group, IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain Department of Pathology and Experimental Therapeutics, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e82515. 2013
  3. pmc Some pneumococcal serotypes are more frequently associated with relapses of acute exacerbations in COPD patients
    Arnau Domenech
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e59027. 2013
  4. pmc Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in older people in Spain (2007-2009): implications for future vaccination strategies
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge University of Barcelona IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e43619. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of macrolide- and multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from adult patients in Barcelona, Spain (1993-2008)
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge University of Barcelona IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:634-43. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Emergence of a multidrug-resistant clone (ST320) among invasive serotype 19A pneumococci in Spain
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:507-10. 2009
  7. pmc Changes in fluoroquinolone-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae after 7-valent conjugate vaccination, Spain
    Adela G de la Campa
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:905-11. 2009
  8. pmc Serotype and genotype replacement among macrolide-resistant invasive Pneumococci in adults: mechanisms of resistance and association with different transposons
    Laura Calatayud
    Microbiology Department, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1310-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Serotypes and genotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing pneumonia and acute exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Arnau Domenech
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:487-93. 2011
  10. pmc Characterization of invasive Pneumococci of serogroup 6 from adults in Barcelona, Spain, in 1994 to 2008
    Dora Rolo
    IDIBELL, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Microbiology Department, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2328-30. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease among adult patients in barcelona before and after pediatric 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduction, 1997-2007
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Microbiology Department, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 48:57-64. 2009
    ..Little is known about the incidence of IPD after PCV7 licensure in Europe. The objective of this study was to examine changes in the prevalence of IPD among adults in the PCV7 era...
  2. pmc Molecular epidemiology of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae causing community-acquired pneumonia in adults
    Carmen Puig
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias CIBERES, ISCIII, Madrid, Spain Epidemiology of Bacterial Infections Group, IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain Department of Pathology and Experimental Therapeutics, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e82515. 2013
    ..The analysis of treatment and outcomes demonstrated that NTHi strains with mutations in the ftsI gene could be successfully treated with ceftriaxone or fluoroquinolones...
  3. pmc Some pneumococcal serotypes are more frequently associated with relapses of acute exacerbations in COPD patients
    Arnau Domenech
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e59027. 2013
    ..To analyze the role of the capsular type in pneumococci causing relapse and reinfection episodes of acute exacerbation in COPD patients...
  4. pmc Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in older people in Spain (2007-2009): implications for future vaccination strategies
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge University of Barcelona IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e43619. 2012
    ..Recently, the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) has been recommended for adults. We analyzed the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in older adults in Spain before PCV13 introduction...
  5. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of macrolide- and multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from adult patients in Barcelona, Spain (1993-2008)
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge University of Barcelona IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:634-43. 2010
    ..We analysed trends in macrolide resistance, phenotypes, genotypes, resistance determinants and transposons among erythromycin-resistant S. pyogenes isolates collected from adults in a Barcelona hospital (1993-2008)...
  6. doi request reprint Emergence of a multidrug-resistant clone (ST320) among invasive serotype 19A pneumococci in Spain
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:507-10. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize highly penicillin-resistant pneumococcal strains of the 19A serotype, collected in Spain from 1997 to 2007 from patients with invasive disease...
  7. pmc Changes in fluoroquinolone-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae after 7-valent conjugate vaccination, Spain
    Adela G de la Campa
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:905-11. 2009
    ..7% of drug-resistant isolates. In comparison with findings from the 2002 study, clones Spain14-ST17, Spain23F-ST81, and ST8819F decreased and 4 new genotypes (ST9710A, ST57016, ST43322, and ST71733) appeared in 2006...
  8. pmc Serotype and genotype replacement among macrolide-resistant invasive Pneumococci in adults: mechanisms of resistance and association with different transposons
    Laura Calatayud
    Microbiology Department, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1310-6. 2010
    ..The decrease in macrolide-resistant PCV7 pneumococci was balanced by the increase in macrolide-resistant non-PCV7 pneumococci...
  9. doi request reprint Serotypes and genotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing pneumonia and acute exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Arnau Domenech
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:487-93. 2011
    ..This study aimed to compare the antibiotic susceptibilities, serotypes and genotypes of pneumococci causing pneumonia or acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in patients with COPD...
  10. pmc Characterization of invasive Pneumococci of serogroup 6 from adults in Barcelona, Spain, in 1994 to 2008
    Dora Rolo
    IDIBELL, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Microbiology Department, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2328-30. 2011
    ..Throughout this period, serotype 6B (Spain(6B)-ST90) decreased, and serotype 6A remained stable. An increase in serotype 6C (ST224) in the 2004-2008 period was observed...
  11. pmc Distribution of subclasses mefA and mefE of the mefA gene among clinical isolates of macrolide-resistant (M-phenotype) Streptococcus pneumoniae, viridans group streptococci, and Streptococcus pyogenes
    Carmen Ardanuy
    Servicio de Microbiologia Hospital de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:827-9. 2005
    ..Spain(9V)-3-14 and England(14)-9 clones of serotype 14 were dominant among pneumococci...
  12. pmc Diversity of pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA) among prevalent clones in Spain
    Dora Rolo
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, IDIBELL, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Microbiol 9:80. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Trends of invasive serotype 6C pneumococci in Spain: emergence of a new lineage
    Dora Rolo
    Microbiology Department, IDIBELL, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1712-8. 2011
    ..To analyse the epidemiology of isolates of serotype 6C among invasive pneumococci isolated from children and adults in Spain between 1997 and 2009, and to characterize serotype 6C clones and macrolide and quinolone resistance mechanisms...
  14. pmc Disease isolates of Streptococcus pseudopneumoniae and non-typeable S. pneumoniae presumptively identified as atypical S. pneumoniae in Spain
    Dora Rolo
    Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Microbiology Department, Universistat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e57047. 2013
    ..pseudopneumoniae and one-fourth were other streptococci. We identified S. pseudopneumoniae and non-typeable pneumococci as cause of disease in Spain including invasive disease...
  15. pmc Fluoroquinolone resistance in penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae clones, Spain
    Adela G de la Campa
    Unidad de Genetica Bacteriana, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1751-9. 2004
    ..7%) of the ciprofloxacin-resistant strains. Continuous surveillance is needed to prevent the dissemination of these clones...
  16. pmc Increase in bloodstream infection due to vancomycin-susceptible Enterococcus faecium in cancer patients: risk factors, molecular epidemiology and outcomes
    Carlota Gudiol
    Department of Infectious Disease, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Insitut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain REIPI Spanish Network for Research in Infectious Disease, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e74734. 2013
    ..A rationale approach that combines infection control with antimicrobial stewardship. ..
  17. pmc New mutations and horizontal transfer of rpoB among rifampin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae from four Spanish hospitals
    María José Ferrándiz
    Unidad de Genetica Bacteriana, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:2237-45. 2005
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  18. doi request reprint Clinical and microbiological epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia in cancer patients
    Carolina Garcia-Vidal
    Infectious Disease Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n 08907, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 65:521-7. 2012
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  19. pmc New species genetic approach to identify strains of mitis group streptococci that are donors of rifampin resistance to Streptococcus pneumoniae
    María José Ferrándiz
    Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:368-72. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Infectious etiology of acute exacerbations in severe COPD patients
    Arnau Domenech
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain CibeRes Ciber de Enfermedades Respiratorias, ISCIII, Madrid, Spain
    J Infect 67:516-23. 2013
    ..Since the new GOLD guidelines were implemented no data have been published about the etiology of acute exacerbations (AECOPD) in severe COPD patients with a different frequency of annual episodes...
  21. pmc Invasive pneumococcal disease in healthy adults: increase of empyema associated with the clonal-type Sweden(1)-ST306
    Imma Grau
    Infectious Disease Department, Hospital Bellvitge, IDIBELL, CibeRes, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e42595. 2012
    ..Adult invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) occurs mainly in the elderly and patients with co-morbidities. Little is known about the clinical characteristics, serotypes and genotypes causing IPD in healthy adults...
  22. pmc Comparison of restriction enzymes for pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing of Moraxella catarrhalis
    Sara Marti
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari Bellvitge, IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2448-52. 2013
    ..An improved pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) methodology determined SpeI as the best choice for typing this bacterial species, with a good restriction of clinical samples and a good clustering correlation with NotI...
  23. pmc Induction of Prophages by Fluoroquinolones in Streptococcus pneumoniae: Implications for Emergence of Resistance in Genetically-Related Clones
    Elena Lopez
    Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, ISCIII Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain Ciber de Enfermedades Respiratorias, ISCIII, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 9:e94358. 2014
    ..These results are compatible with the lysis of lysogenic isolates receiving fluoroquinolones before the development of resistance and explain the inverse relation between presence of inducible prophages and fluoroquinolone-resistance. ..
  24. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of two high-level ceftriaxone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates detected in Catalonia, Spain
    Jordi Cámara
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge Universitat de Barcelona IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1858-60. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Contribution of capsular and clonal types and beta-lactam resistance to the severity of experimental pneumococcal meningitis
    Sandra Ribes
    Laboratory of Experimental Infection, Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL University of Barcelona, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Microbes Infect 10:129-34. 2008
    ..The acquisition of beta-lactam resistance does not reduce the virulence of the invasive clones. Since five strains belonging to two serotypes were studied, our findings have to be confirmed with other pneumococcal serotypes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Smoking and alcohol abuse are the most preventable risk factors for invasive pneumonia and other pneumococcal infections
    Imma Grau
    Infectious Disease Department, Hospital Bellvitge, IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain CIBERES, Hospital Bellvitge, IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Infect Dis 25:59-64. 2014
    ..To determine the prevalence of smoking and alcohol abuse among patients with invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in order to promote prevention strategies...
  27. pmc Fluoroquinolone-resistant pneumococci: dynamics of serotypes and clones in Spain in 2012 compared with those from 2002 and 2006
    Arnau Domenech
    Hospital de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:2393-9. 2014
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  28. pmc Experimental study of LY333328 (oritavancin), alone and in combination, in therapy of cephalosporin-resistant pneumococcal meningitis
    Carmen Cabellos
    Experimental Infection Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Service, Ciutat Sanitaria i Universitaria de Bellvitge, c Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:1907-11. 2003
    ..The combination of LY333328 with dexamethasone was also rapidly bactericidal, but two therapeutic failures were observed. The combination of LY333328 with ceftriaxone and dexamethasone was effective, without therapeutic failures...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Increasing methylase-mediated resistance to macrolides in Streptococcus pyogenes in a children's hospital in Barcelona (Spain)]
    Amadeu Gene
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:26-8. 2006
    ..The genetic mechanisms and changes in resistance of Streptococcus pyogenes to clarithromycin and clindamycin were studied in 480 strains from a children's hospital in Barcelona (1996-2003)...
  30. doi request reprint Dynamics of the pneumococcal population causing acute exacerbations in COPD patients in a Barcelona hospital (2009-12): comparison with 2001-04 and 2005-08 periods
    Arnau Domenech
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:932-9. 2014
    ..In the last decade, the pneumococcal population has changed, mainly due to the introduction of the 7-valent conjugate vaccine (PCV7)...
  31. pmc Incorporation of phosphorylcholine into the lipooligosaccharide of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae does not correlate with the level of biofilm formation in vitro
    Carmen Puig
    Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge Universitat de Barcelona, IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Infect Immun 82:1591-9. 2014
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  32. doi request reprint Primary lumbar epidural abscess without spondylodiscitis caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum diagnosed by 16S rRNA PCR
    Jose Luis Sanmillán
    Neurosurgery Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Anaerobe 23:45-7. 2013
    ..PCR amplification and sequencing of the 16S rRNA permits early diagnosis in anaerobic infections. ..