Agnes Ferroni

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and bacteriological diagnosis of paediatric acute osteoarticular infections]
    A Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Service Bactériologie Virologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149 rue de Sévres 75015 Paris, France
    Arch Pediatr 14:S91-6. 2007
  2. pmc Real-time identification of bacteria and Candida species in positive blood culture broths by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, and Université René Descartes Paris 5, Faculte de Medecine, 149 rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1542-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Prospective survey of acute osteoarticular infections in a French paediatric orthopedic surgery unit
    A Ferroni
    Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Laboratoire de Bacteriologie, Unité de Chirurgie Orthopédique Pédiatrique, Paris, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:822-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of mutator P. aeruginosa on antibiotic resistance acquisition and respiratory function in cystic fibrosis
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:820-5. 2009
  5. pmc Value of the chlorhexidine decontamination method for recovery of nontuberculous mycobacteria from sputum samples of patients with cystic fibrosis
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2237-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the gram stain-acridine orange leukocyte cytospin test for diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection in children on long-term parenteral nutrition
    A Ferroni
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Service de Microbiologie, 149, rue de Sèvres 75015, Paris, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:199-201. 2006
  7. pmc Mycobacterium abscessus and children with cystic fibrosis
    Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus
    Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1587-91. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Measurement of immunoglobulin G against Mycobacterial antigen A60 in patients with cystic fibrosis and lung infection due to Mycobacterium abscessus
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 40:58-66. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Severe osteoarticular infection associated with Panton-Valentine leukocidin-producing Staphylococcus aureus
    Kaoutar Moumile
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, AP HP, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 75015 Paris, France
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 56:95-7. 2006
  10. pmc Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry for identification of nonfermenting gram-negative bacilli isolated from cystic fibrosis patients
    Nicolas Degand
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3361-7. 2008

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and bacteriological diagnosis of paediatric acute osteoarticular infections]
    A Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Service Bactériologie Virologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149 rue de Sévres 75015 Paris, France
    Arch Pediatr 14:S91-6. 2007
    ..Their efficiency is low, and there is still a need to look for other arguments of diagnosis such as search of possible portals of entry or specific serologies...
  2. pmc Real-time identification of bacteria and Candida species in positive blood culture broths by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, and Université René Descartes Paris 5, Faculte de Medecine, 149 rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1542-8. 2010
    ..MALDI-TOF-MS is currently the fastest technique to accurately identify microorganisms grown in positive blood culture broths...
  3. doi request reprint Prospective survey of acute osteoarticular infections in a French paediatric orthopedic surgery unit
    A Ferroni
    Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Laboratoire de Bacteriologie, Unité de Chirurgie Orthopédique Pédiatrique, Paris, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:822-8. 2013
    ..kingae turned out to be the first causative agent. The probabilistic treatment was active against the main bacteria responsible for paediatric OAI...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of mutator P. aeruginosa on antibiotic resistance acquisition and respiratory function in cystic fibrosis
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:820-5. 2009
    ..We determined the relationship between the presence of P. aeruginosa mutator strains and cystic fibrosis clinical characteristics...
  5. pmc Value of the chlorhexidine decontamination method for recovery of nontuberculous mycobacteria from sputum samples of patients with cystic fibrosis
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2237-9. 2006
    ..50%] versus 27 [3.25%]; P < 0.0001) despite a higher contamination rate (20% versus 14.2%; P = 0.0017)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the gram stain-acridine orange leukocyte cytospin test for diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection in children on long-term parenteral nutrition
    A Ferroni
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Service de Microbiologie, 149, rue de Sèvres 75015, Paris, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:199-201. 2006
  7. pmc Mycobacterium abscessus and children with cystic fibrosis
    Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus
    Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1587-91. 2003
    ..Water samples collected in the cystic fibrosis center were negative for M. abscessus. This major mycobacterial pathogen in children and teenagers with cystic fibrosis does not appear to be acquired nosocomially...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measurement of immunoglobulin G against Mycobacterial antigen A60 in patients with cystic fibrosis and lung infection due to Mycobacterium abscessus
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 40:58-66. 2005
    ..The diagnosis and prognosis of lung infections due to the emerging nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) Mycobacterium abscessus are difficult to establish in children with cystic fibrosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Severe osteoarticular infection associated with Panton-Valentine leukocidin-producing Staphylococcus aureus
    Kaoutar Moumile
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, AP HP, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 75015 Paris, France
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 56:95-7. 2006
    ..Osteitis associated with toxinogenic S. aureus is rarely described. This case highlights the need of early and aggressive surgical treatment, in addition to appropriate antimicrobial therapy...
  10. pmc Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry for identification of nonfermenting gram-negative bacilli isolated from cystic fibrosis patients
    Nicolas Degand
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3361-7. 2008
    ..Altogether, these data demonstrate that, in CF patients, MALDI-TOF-MS is a powerful tool for rapid identification of nonfermenting gram-negative bacilli...
  11. doi request reprint Association between Staphylococcus aureus alone or combined with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the clinical condition of patients with cystic fibrosis
    Dominique Hubert
    Service de Pneumologie, Hopital Cochin, AP HP, Paris, France
    J Cyst Fibros 12:497-503. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and clinical consequences of MRSA and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), associated or not associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA)...
  12. doi request reprint Bacterial contamination in the environment of hospitalised children with cystic fibrosis
    Agnes Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Cyst Fibros 7:477-82. 2008
    ..We therefore recommend to open windows after physiotherapy and to implement a strong decontamination after showers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Development of a broad-range 16S rDNA real-time PCR for the diagnosis of septic arthritis in children
    Anne Laure Rosey
    AP HP, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, France
    J Microbiol Methods 68:88-93. 2007
    ..Real-time PCR technique is a sensitive and reliable technique, which can replace conventional PCR for clinical specimens with negative bacterial culture...
  14. pmc The rtxA toxin gene of Kingella kingae: a pertinent target for molecular diagnosis of osteoarticular infections
    Philippe Lehours
    CHU de Bordeaux, Hopital Pellegrin, Laboratoire de Bacteriologie, Bordeaux, France
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1245-50. 2011
    ..The results obtained demonstrate that these assays are accurate for the diagnosis of Kingella kingae infection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Osteoarticular infections caused by Kingella kingae in children: contribution of polymerase chain reaction to the microbiologic diagnosis
    Kaoutar Moumile
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:837-9. 2003
  16. pmc Rapid identification of mycobacterial whole cells in solid and liquid culture media by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry
    Aurélie Lotz
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, and Université Paris 5 Descartes, Faculte de Medicine, Site Necker, 149 rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4481-6. 2010
    ..No misidentification was noted. Our results, based on a very simple protocol, suggest that this system may represent a serious alternative for clinical laboratories to identify mycobacterial species...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bacterial aetiology of acute osteoarticular infections in children
    K Moumile
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    Acta Paediatr 94:419-22. 2005
    ..To study the bacterial aetiology of acute osteoarticular infections in children and to analyse the efficiency of culture methods...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cefoxitin and moxalactam 30 microg disc diffusion methods for detection of methicillin resistance in coagulase-negative staphylococci
    Olivier F Join-Lambert
    Microbiology Laboratory, Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes, 149 rue de Sevres, 75015, Paris, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:763-6. 2007
    ..To compare cefoxitin and/or moxalactam 30 microg disc diffusion (DD) methods to detect methicillin resistance in coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) using both high- and low-density (HD/LD) inoculum techniques...
  19. doi request reprint MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry tools for bacterial identification in clinical microbiology laboratory
    Etienne Carbonnelle
    Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, France
    Clin Biochem 44:104-9. 2011
    ..The goal of this review was to update recent data concerning routine identification of microorganisms by MALDI-TOF in the clinical microbiology laboratory...
  20. pmc Rapid identification of Staphylococci isolated in clinical microbiology laboratories by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry
    Etienne Carbonnelle
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149 rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2156-61. 2007
    ..Similar results were obtained using four different growth conditions. Extending this strategy to other groups of relevant pathogenic bacteria will allow rapid bacterial identification...
  21. ncbi request reprint Strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of bacteraemia in children with central venous catheters: an analysis
    A Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149, rue de Sevres, 75743, Paris Cedex 15, France
    J Hosp Infect 58:128-36. 2004
    ..Overall, compliance with the consensus recommendations was poor. This was partly due to the high turnover rate of antibiotic prescribers...
  22. doi request reprint Emergence of Streptococcus pneumoniae of serotype 19A in France: molecular capsular serotyping, antimicrobial susceptibilities, and epidemiology
    Laurent Dortet
    Faculte de Medecine, Paris 5 René Descartes, Service de Bacteriologie, Hopital Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, Paris, France
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 65:49-57. 2009
    ..2%) and erythromycin (4.5%), followed by serotypes 19F and 14. We confirm the predominance of serotype 19A among S. pneumoniae responsible for invasive and noninvasive diseases either in children or adults in France...
  23. pmc Age-related prevalence and distribution of nontuberculous mycobacterial species among patients with cystic fibrosis
    Catherine Pierre-Audigier
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, 75015 Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3467-70. 2005
    ..8 versus 14.9%, respectively; P = 0.001). M. abscessus was isolated at all ages, while MAC was not recovered before 15 years (prevalence of 0.0 and 5.2% in patients aged 1 to 14 and 15 to 24, respectively; P = 0.001)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Microbiological diagnosis of empyema in children: comparative evaluations by culture, polymerase chain reaction, and pneumococcal antigen detection in pleural fluids
    Alban Le Monnier
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1135-40. 2006
    ..Pneumococcal antigen detection has only been validated for urine and cerebrospinal fluid samples...
  25. pmc Use of 16S rRNA gene sequencing for identification of nonfermenting gram-negative bacilli recovered from patients attending a single cystic fibrosis center
    Agnes Ferroni
    Microbiology Laboratory, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149 rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3793-7. 2002
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  26. doi request reprint Suboptimal ciprofloxacin dosing as a potential cause of decreased Pseudomonas aeruginosa susceptibility in children with cystic fibrosis
    Emmanuelle Guillot
    Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Pharmacotherapy 30:1252-8. 2010
    ..To assess the probability of achieving ciprofloxacin pharmacodynamic targets with currently recommended dosages in order to investigate the risk of ciprofloxacin underexposure in children with cystic fibrosis...
  27. doi request reprint Ribosomal proteins as biomarkers for bacterial identification by mass spectrometry in the clinical microbiology laboratory
    Stéphanie Suarez
    Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Microbiol Methods 94:390-6. 2013
    ..Their detection by MALDI-TOF allows therefore a quick typing of N. meningitidis isolates...
  28. pmc Proficiency program for real-time PCR diagnosis of Bordetella pertussis infections in French hospital laboratories and at the French National Reference Center for Whooping Cough and other Bordetelloses
    Valerie Caro
    Institut Pasteur, Centre National de Référence CNR de la Coqueluche et autres Bordetelloses, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3197-203. 2009
    ..However, the risk of false-positive results remains quite high, and we strongly recommend establishment of uniform quality control procedures performed regularly...
  29. ncbi request reprint Contribution of molecular tools for the diagnosis of endogenous pneumococcal endophthalmitis in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    Marie Olivia Chandesris
    Departments of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, Paris, France
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:1080-1. 2007
    ..Here we report the first case of Streptococcus pneumoniae endophthalmitis diagnosed by polymerase chain reaction. Molecular biology should be considered as a new tool for the diagnosis of such sequestered sites as the eye...
  30. doi request reprint Carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in home care settings: prevalence, duration, and transmission to household members
    Jean Christophe Lucet
    InfectionControl Unit, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, Paris, France
    Arch Intern Med 169:1372-8. 2009
    ..However, information is lacking about factors associated with prolonged MRSA colonization and MRSA transmission to household contacts...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Infections caused by multiresistant bacteria]
    Jean Ralph Zahar
    Service de Bacteriologie, Virologie, Hygiene, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Necker Enfants Malades, 75743 Paris Cedex 15
    Rev Prat 56:1397-404. 2006
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Curbing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in 38 French hospitals through a 15-year institutional control program
    Vincent Jarlier
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie Hôpital Pitié Salpêtrière, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, France
    Arch Intern Med 170:552-9. 2010
    ..In the late 1980s, the proportion of methicillin resistance among clinical strains of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) reached approximately 40% at AP-HP...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Anti Pseudomonas aeruginosa antibiotic therapy in cystic fibrosis (exclusion of macrolides)]
    I Sermet-Gaudelus
    Centre de Référence et de Compétence en Mucoviscidose, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149, rue de Sevres, 75743 Paris 15, France
    Arch Pediatr 13:S30-43. 2006
    ..This prolonged antibiotherapy must be monitored because of possible induction of bacterial resistance, nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity of aminosids and allergy to beta-lactams...
  34. doi request reprint [Osteoarticular infections: clinical studies]
    E Grimprel
    Groupe de pathologie infectieuse pédiatrique de la Société française de pédiatrie, Hopital Armand Trousseau, 26 av Dr Arnold Netter 75012 Paris, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, France
    Arch Pediatr 15:S68-73. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to review the evolution of therapeutic concepts of treatment of bone and joint infections in paediatrics for 40 years with the aid of main published clinical studies...
  35. doi request reprint [Osteoarticular infections: therapeutic proposals of the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Group of the French Society of Paediatrics (GPIP)]
    E Grimprel
    Groupe de pathologie infectieuse pédiatrique de la Société française de pédiatrie, Hopital Armand Trousseau, 26 av Dr Arnold Netter 75012 Paris, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, France
    Arch Pediatr 15:S74-80. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Pasteurella multocida sepsis and meningitis in 2-month-old twin infants after household exposure to a slaughtered sheep
    Christelle Guillet
    Microbiology Laboratory, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 45:e80-1. 2007
    ..These cases emphasize the necessity of respecting basic hygiene rules and the danger involved in animal sacrifice without suitable professional structure...
  37. ncbi request reprint Nebulized antibiotics in cystic fibrosis
    Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus
    Department of Pediatrics, Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, Paris, France
    Paediatr Drugs 4:455-67. 2002
    ..Aerosol maintenance treatment with an appropriate antibiotic in a high enough dosage can be recommended for patients with CF who are chronically infected with P. aeruginosa...
  38. doi request reprint Bacteriologic epidemiology and empirical treatment of pediatric complicated appendicitis
    Christelle Guillet-Caruba
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris 75015, France
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 69:376-81. 2011
    ..Although antibiotic use may be considered as an adjunct to surgical intervention of CA, the appropriate use of preoperative antibiotics is essential and must be constantly reevaluated according to the bacterial epidemiology...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Contribution of the laboratory to the epidemiologic study of bacterial infections]
    M Biron
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, , , 75015 Paris, France
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 49:128-37. 2001
    ..The knowledge of the typability of the strains and the qualities of these various methods, particularly their discriminatory power, is essential to the accuracy of the laboratory analysis in the investigations of outbreaks...
  40. pmc Persistent bloodstream infection with Kocuria rhizophila related to a damaged central catheter
    Didier Moissenet
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Armand Trousseau, Service de Microbiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1495-8. 2012
    ..Arbitrarily primed PCR analysis showed a clonal strain. The repeated septic episodes were resolved with the catheter repair...
  41. pmc Temporal dynamics of interferon gamma responses in children evaluated for tuberculosis
    Jean Louis Herrmann
    Service de Microbiologie, Hôpital St Louis et Equipe d Accueil EA3510, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris et UFR Denis Diderot, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 4:e4130. 2009
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Campylobacter bacteremia: clinical features and factors associated with fatal outcome
    Jerome Pacanowski
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Saint Antoine, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 47:790-6. 2008
    ..Campylobacter bacteremia is uncommon. The influence of underlying conditions and of the impact of antibiotics on infection outcome are not known...
  43. pmc Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia bacteremia in a pediatric hospital due to contamination of lipid emulsion stoppers
    C Doit
    Service de Microbiologie, Hôpital Robert Debré Service de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2227-30. 2004
    ..A B. cepacia strain genotypically identical to the blood isolates was recovered from the upper surface of capped rubber stoppers of bottles of a commercial lipid emulsion used for parenteral nutrition...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the quality of hospital food from the kitchen to the patient
    H Reglier-Poupet
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149 rue de Sevres, 75743 Paris Cedex 15, France
    J Hosp Infect 59:131-7. 2005
    ..However, 10% of meals, all of which were salads, had total viable counts of bacteria above the recommended limits. This study confirms that it is essential to control time and temperature to ensure food quality and safety in hospitals...
  45. ncbi request reprint Alterations to penicillin-binding proteins 1A, 2B and 2X amongst penicillin-resistant clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 23F from the nasopharyngeal flora of children
    A Ferroni
    Service de Microbiologie, CHU Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Med Microbiol 50:828-32. 2001
    ..Alterations were detected in an isolate with a penicillin MIC as low as 0.06 mg/L. These results confirm that the level of penicillin resistance in pneumococci reflects with sequential alterations of PBPs in clinical isolates...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of non fermenting atypical strains recovered from cystic fibrosis patients]
    A Ferroni
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149, rue de Sevres, 75015, Paris, France
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 51:405-11. 2003
    ..The genotypic methods, such as 16S DNA sequencing which allows identification of strains in routine practice, appears to have a small, but significant impact on the clinical management of CF patients...
  47. doi request reprint Synergistic effect of carbapenem-teicoplanin combination during severe Rhodococcus equi pneumonia in a kidney transplant recipient
    K El Karoui
    Centre d Infectiologie Necker Pasteur, Paris, France
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:359-62. 2009
    ..This combination was shown to be synergistic. It has minimal side effects in transplant recipients and appears to be an effective initial treatment for this severe infection...