Amos Adler

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development and validation of a multiplex PCR assay for identification of the epidemic ST-258/512 KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae clone
    Amos Adler
    Division of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 78:12-5. 2014
  2. doi request reprint A binational cohort study of intestinal colonization with extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Proteus mirabilis in patients admitted to rehabilitation centres
    A Adler
    Division of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:E51-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Transmission dynamics of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli clones in rehabilitation wards at a tertiary care centre
    A Adler
    Section of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E497-505. 2012
  4. pmc A swordless knight: epidemiology and molecular characteristics of the blaKPC-negative sequence type 258 Klebsiella pneumoniae clone
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3180-5. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae in respiratory samples from patients with tracheostomy in a long-term-care facility
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3368-70. 2012
  6. pmc Laboratory and clinical evaluation of screening agar plates for detection of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae from surveillance rectal swabs
    Amos Adler
    Molecular Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory, Division of Epidemiology, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2239-42. 2011
  7. pmc Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Israel: dissemination of global clones and unique features
    A Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 50:134-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Introduction of OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae to Israeli hospitals by medical tourism
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2763-6. 2011
  9. pmc Epidemiological and microbiological characteristics of an outbreak caused by OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a neonatal intensive care unit in Jerusalem, Israel
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2926-30. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Clonal transmission of a rare methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus genotype between horses and staff at a veterinary teaching hospital
    Mitchell J Schwaber
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, 6 Weizmann St, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Vet Microbiol 162:907-11. 2013

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Development and validation of a multiplex PCR assay for identification of the epidemic ST-258/512 KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae clone
    Amos Adler
    Division of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 78:12-5. 2014
    ..PCR for the unique pilv-l ST-258 allele provides a reliable tool for rapid detection of the ST-258 clone. This method can be helpful both in the setting of an outbreak and in a large-scale survey of KPC-KP strains. ..
  2. doi request reprint A binational cohort study of intestinal colonization with extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Proteus mirabilis in patients admitted to rehabilitation centres
    A Adler
    Division of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:E51-8. 2013
    ..The development of a population analysis tool that would allow tracing deeper genetic relationships is required...
  3. doi request reprint Transmission dynamics of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli clones in rehabilitation wards at a tertiary care centre
    A Adler
    Section of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E497-505. 2012
    ..In conclusion, most ESBL-E. coli acquisition cases were traceable to other patients. The transmission potential varied significantly between ESBL-E. coli clones...
  4. pmc A swordless knight: epidemiology and molecular characteristics of the blaKPC-negative sequence type 258 Klebsiella pneumoniae clone
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3180-5. 2012
    ..pneumoniae isolates collected in the two centers. Our results suggest that ERCNKP ST-258 evolved by loss of the bla(KPC)-carrying plasmid pKpQIL. ERCNKP ST-258 appears to have low epidemic potential...
  5. pmc Prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae in respiratory samples from patients with tracheostomy in a long-term-care facility
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3368-70. 2012
    ..However, the proportion of positive endotracheal cultures was higher than that of nasopharyngeal cultures in adults (18% versus 3%, respectively; P < 0.001) but not in children (17% in both sites)...
  6. pmc Laboratory and clinical evaluation of screening agar plates for detection of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae from surveillance rectal swabs
    Amos Adler
    Molecular Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory, Division of Epidemiology, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2239-42. 2011
    ..However, MacI was the most specific method. In conclusion, MacI appears to be most appropriate medium for the detection of CRE in settings in which multiclonal CRE strains with various MICs to carbapenems are circulating...
  7. pmc Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Israel: dissemination of global clones and unique features
    A Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 50:134-7. 2012
    ..Seventeen strains unique to Israel were identified. SCCmec types IV and V were common among hospital-acquired isolates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Introduction of OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae to Israeli hospitals by medical tourism
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2763-6. 2011
    ..It is mostly encoded on a single plasmid in various Enterobacteriaceae species. We characterized the epidemiological and molecular features of OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae (OPE) in Israel...
  9. pmc Epidemiological and microbiological characteristics of an outbreak caused by OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a neonatal intensive care unit in Jerusalem, Israel
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2926-30. 2013
    ..This plasmid, similar to the global blaOXA-48-harboring vector, has now acquired blaCTX-M-14, leading to resistance to all β-lactam agents. ..
  10. doi request reprint Clonal transmission of a rare methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus genotype between horses and staff at a veterinary teaching hospital
    Mitchell J Schwaber
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, 6 Weizmann St, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Vet Microbiol 162:907-11. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint Persistence of Klebsiella pneumoniae ST258 as the predominant clone of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in post-acute-care hospitals in Israel, 2008-13
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Tel Aviv, Israel affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:89-92. 2015
    ..To study the molecular characteristics of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in post-acute-care hospitals (PACHs) in Israel and to analyse the temporal changes between 2008 and 2013...
  12. doi request reprint Emergence of VIM-producing Aeromonas caviae in Israeli hospitals
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:1211-4. 2014
    ..Our aims were to describe the molecular characteristics of the first cases of VIM-producing Aeromonas caviae isolated from human samples...
  13. doi request reprint A national intervention to prevent the spread of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Israeli post-acute care hospitals
    Debby Ben-David
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:802-9. 2014
    ..The objective of the study is to describe the impact of a national infection control intervention on the prevalence of CRE in PACHs...
  14. doi request reprint Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: biology, epidemiology, and management
    Elizabeth Temkin
    Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1323:22-42. 2014
    ..This review summarizes the molecular genetics, natural history, and epidemiology of CRE and discusses approaches to prevention and treatment. ..