Elisa García-Vázquez

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital Universitario
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Influence of a hygiene promotion programme on infection control in an intensive-care unit
    E Garcia-Vazquez
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, H U Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:894-900. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint [Study of a cohort of patients with Enterococcus spp. Bacteraemia. Risk factors associated to high-level resistance to aminoglycosides]
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Elisa García Vázquez, Servicio Medicina Interna Infecciosas Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca Murcia, Ctra Madrid Cartagena 30120 El Palmar Murcia, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 26:203-13. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint When is coagulase-negative Staphylococcus bacteraemia clinically significant?
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Servicio de MI Infecciosas, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Madrid Cartagena, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:664-71. 2013
  4. doi request reprint What is the impact of a rapid diagnostic E-test in the treatment of patients with Gram-negative bacteraemia?
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    From the Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:623-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint [Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus bacteraemia: prognosis factors and influence of antibiotic treatment]
    A Fernández-Rufete
    Servicio de MI Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar Murcia, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 25:199-205. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Multidrug and carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections: Factors associated with mortality
    Alicia Hernandez-Torres
    Services of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 138:650-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint [Influence of a multiple intervention program for hand hygiene compliance in an ICU]
    E Garcia-Vazquez
    Servicios de Medicina Interna Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de Arrixaca, Murcia, Espana
    Med Intensiva 36:69-76. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical and demographic features of HIV infection in El Salvador
    Elisa García Vázquez
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 13:327-31. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacoeconomic results of introducing antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery at a university hospital]
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Servicio de MI Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Cir Esp 84:333-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Simple criteria to assess mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Departamento de Medicina Interna Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 131:201-4. 2008

Collaborators

  • J Gomez
  • J A Martinez
  • A Torres
  • E Garcia Vazquez
  • Jose Mensa
  • M Angeles Marcos
  • Maria Velasco
  • A Vilella
  • Alicia Hernandez-Torres
  • Manuel Canteras
  • Joaquín Gómez-Gómez
  • José Joaquín Hernández-Roca
  • José Antonio Herrero-Martínez
  • A Fernández-Rufete
  • Joaquin Ruiz
  • Genoveva Yague
  • Ana García Hernández
  • E García Vázquez
  • Jose Antonio Herrero
  • Alicia Laso-Ortiz
  • Alicia Hernandez
  • Enrique Mené-Fenor
  • Eva Cascales
  • Jose Frías-Iniesta
  • J Ruiz
  • A Hernandez-Torres
  • M Canteras
  • Joaquín Gómez Gómez
  • Joaquín Ruiz Gómez
  • Ana Fernández-Rufete
  • José Antonio Herreroa
  • J Yague
  • J M Bayas
  • M A Marcos

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Influence of a hygiene promotion programme on infection control in an intensive-care unit
    E Garcia-Vazquez
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, H U Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:894-900. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Study of a cohort of patients with Enterococcus spp. Bacteraemia. Risk factors associated to high-level resistance to aminoglycosides]
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Elisa García Vázquez, Servicio Medicina Interna Infecciosas Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca Murcia, Ctra Madrid Cartagena 30120 El Palmar Murcia, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 26:203-13. 2013
    ..To analyze a cohort of patients with Enterococcus sp. bacteraemia...
  3. ncbi request reprint When is coagulase-negative Staphylococcus bacteraemia clinically significant?
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Servicio de MI Infecciosas, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Madrid Cartagena, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:664-71. 2013
    ..A prospective study of patients with ≥ 2 blood culture sets and at least 1 positive CoNS BC was performed to develop an algorithm to assist in determining the clinical significance of CoNS bacteraemia...
  4. doi request reprint What is the impact of a rapid diagnostic E-test in the treatment of patients with Gram-negative bacteraemia?
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    From the Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:623-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the influence of a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) in antibiotic therapeutic decisions in non-paediatric patients with Gram-negative bacteraemia (GNB)...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus bacteraemia: prognosis factors and influence of antibiotic treatment]
    A Fernández-Rufete
    Servicio de MI Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar Murcia, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 25:199-205. 2012
    ..The aims of the study were to analyze clinical and microbiological factors related to mortality in patients with CNS bacteraemia and the influence of empirical treatment in prognosis...
  6. doi request reprint Multidrug and carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections: Factors associated with mortality
    Alicia Hernandez-Torres
    Services of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 138:650-5. 2012
    ..To analyse factors related to mortality and influence of antibiotic treatment on outcome in patients with nosocomial infection due to multidrug and carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (MDR-C AB)...
  7. doi request reprint [Influence of a multiple intervention program for hand hygiene compliance in an ICU]
    E Garcia-Vazquez
    Servicios de Medicina Interna Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de Arrixaca, Murcia, Espana
    Med Intensiva 36:69-76. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical and demographic features of HIV infection in El Salvador
    Elisa García Vázquez
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 13:327-31. 2003
    ..To understand some of the clinical and demographic features of the epidemic of infection by HIV in El Salvador prior to the availability of antiretroviral therapy in that country...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacoeconomic results of introducing antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery at a university hospital]
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Servicio de MI Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Cir Esp 84:333-6. 2008
    ..The introduction of antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery was designed and pre-intervention (controls) and post-intervention (cases) evaluations were carried out at a university tertiary hospital...
  10. ncbi request reprint Simple criteria to assess mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Departamento de Medicina Interna Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 131:201-4. 2008
    ..Simpler criteria are needed to evaluate risk of mortality in CAP...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the usefulness of sputum culture for diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia using the PORT predictive scoring system
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Intern Med 164:1807-11. 2004
    ..The usefulness of sputum culture in guiding microbiological diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia is controversial. We evaluate and assess it using the Patients Outcome Research Team (PORT) predictive scoring system...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a commercial rapid urinary antigen test to detect Streptococcus pneumoniae in patients who received 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine
    E García Vázquez
    Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:927-9. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Lower mortality among patients with community-acquired pneumonia treated with a macrolide plus a beta-lactam agent versus a beta-lactam agent alone
    E Garcia Vazquez
    Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:190-5. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint [Histoplasma capsulatum infection in a group of travelers to Guatemala]
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Servicio de Medicina Tropical, Hospital Clinic i Provincial de Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:274-6. 2005
    ..To analyze the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of Histoplasma capsulatum infection in a group of volunteers who had traveled to Guatemala...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Chest wall abscess in an immunocompetent patient]
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Servicio de Medicina Interna Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:631-2. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Penetration of levofloxacin into the anterior chamber (aqueous humour) of the human eye after intravenous administration
    E Garcia-Vazquez
    Servicio de MI Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Carretera Madrid Cartagena, El Palmar Murcia, 30120, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:137-40. 2007
    ..In conclusion, 1 h after administration of 500 mg of levofloxacin, the levels obtained were higher than the MIC at which 90% of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus and certain gram-negative bacteria strains are inhibited...
  17. ncbi request reprint [A comparative study of patients with methicillin susceptible versus methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: epidemiology and prognostic factors]
    Elisa García-Vázquez
    Servicio Medicina Interna Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 128:681-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate risk factors and mortality predictors in patients with SAB and the influence of methicillin resistance in mortality (SAMSB vs SAMRB)...
  18. doi request reprint Nosocomial candidemia at a general hospital: prognostic factors and impact of early empiric treatment on outcome (2002-2005)
    Joaquin Gomez
    Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases Department, University Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 134:1-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate epidemiological and clinical prognosis factors related to mortality and impact of early empiric treatment on patients with nosocomial candidemia (NC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Bacteraemia at a second level hospital: epidemiological study, analysis of pronostic factors associated to mortality and economic cost estimation]
    José Joaquín Hernández-Roca
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario Rafael Méndez, Murcia, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 26:119-27. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to describe a cohort of patients with bacteraemia at a second level hospital, to analyze factors associated to mortality and its economical impact during hospital admission...
  20. doi request reprint [Carbapenem and multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii colonisation/infection: epidemiology and factors associated with infection]
    Alicia Hernandez-Torres
    Servicios de Medicina Interna Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, and Departamento de Medicina Interna, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 135:389-96. 2010
    ..To study an outbreak of nosocomial colonisation/infection due to multidrug and carbapenem resistant A. baumannii (ABMDR-C)...
  21. doi request reprint Nosocomial candidemia at a general hospital: the change of epidemiological and clinical characteristics. A comparative study of 2 cohorts (1993-1998 versus 2002-2005)
    Joaquin Gomez
    Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases Department, University Hospital Virgen de Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 26:184-8. 2009
    ..Nosocomial candidemia (NC) is associated with high mortality, increased hospital stay and greater economical cost...
  22. doi request reprint [Clinical and economic analysis of an internal medicine-infectious disease department at a university general hospital (2005-2006)]
    Joaquin Gomez
    Servicio de Medicina Interna Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 27:70-4. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Linezolid plus rifampin as a salvage therapy in prosthetic joint infections treated without removing the implant
    J Gomez
    Servicio de MI Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Carretera Madrid Cartagena sn, 30120 El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:4308-10. 2011
    ..4% (34/49 patients). Three patients developed thrombocytopenia and 3 developed anemia; however, it was not necessary to stop linezolid. Linezolid plus rifampin is an alternative salvage therapy when the implant is not removed...
  24. doi request reprint Cutaneous leishmaniasis in a patient receiving infliximab
    Alicia Hernandez-Torres
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:567-9. 2013
    ..Reports describing opportunistic leishmaniasis in European patients treated with TNF-α antagonist drugs are rapidly accumulating. We describe a case of cutaneous leishmaniasis in a patient treated with infliximab and corticosteroids...
  25. doi request reprint [Predictive factors of ESBL versus non-ESBL Escherichia coli bacteraemia and influence of resistance on the mortality of the patients]
    Ana García Hernández
    Servicio de Medicina Interna Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 136:56-60. 2011
    ..To analyze predictor factors of extended-spectrum betalactamasa (ESBL)-producing E. coli and its repercussion in mortality...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Candida sp endocarditis. Experience in a third-level hospital and review of the literature]
    Alicia Hernandez-Torres
    Servicio MI Infecciosas Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Carretera Madrid Cartagena, s n 30120 El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 26:51-5. 2013
    ..All patients who survived were given suppressive therapy with fluconazole for a minimum of two years.After stopping fluconazole there was a case of recurrence...