Jose Antonio Martinez

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Microbial and clinical determinants of time-to-positivity in patients with bacteraemia
    J A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:709-16. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Influence of antipseudomonal agents on Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization and acquisition of resistance in critically ill medical patients
    Jose A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 35:439-47. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Prior use of carbapenems may be a significant risk factor for extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli or Klebsiella spp. in patients with bacteraemia
    Jose A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1082-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [Catheter-related urinary tract infections in the community]
    Jose A Martinez
    Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:57-66. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of add-on devices for the prevention of phlebitis and other complications associated with the use of peripheral catheters in hospitalised adults: a randomised controlled study
    J A Martinez
    Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Hosp Infect 73:135-42. 2009
  6. pmc Relationship of phylogenetic background, biofilm production, and time to detection of growth in blood culture vials with clinical variables and prognosis associated with Escherichia coli bacteremia
    Jose A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1468-74. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of antimicrobial cycling and mixing strategies in two medical intensive care units
    Jose Antonio Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 34:329-36. 2006
  8. pmc Influence of empiric therapy with a beta-lactam alone or combined with an aminoglycoside on prognosis of bacteremia due to gram-negative microorganisms
    J A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3590-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Addition of a macrolide to a beta-lactam-based empirical antibiotic regimen is associated with lower in-hospital mortality for patients with bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia
    Jose A Martinez
    Institut Clinic Infeccions i Immunologia, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 36:389-95. 2003
  10. pmc Association between mannose-binding lectin deficiency and septic shock following acute pyelonephritis due to Escherichia coli
    Alex Smithson
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Edificio Helios, 1 Planta C Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:256-61. 2007

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Microbial and clinical determinants of time-to-positivity in patients with bacteraemia
    J A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:709-16. 2007
    ..Although this measurement may provide some early clues concerning the microorganisms involved and the source of bacteraemia, its clinical impact remains to be defined...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of antipseudomonal agents on Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization and acquisition of resistance in critically ill medical patients
    Jose A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 35:439-47. 2009
    ..To assess the role of antipseudomonal agents on Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization and acquisition of resistance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prior use of carbapenems may be a significant risk factor for extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli or Klebsiella spp. in patients with bacteraemia
    Jose A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1082-5. 2006
    ..The effect of these antibiotics on the risk of involvement of ESBL-producing organisms in serious infections is unclear...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Catheter-related urinary tract infections in the community]
    Jose A Martinez
    Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:57-66. 2005
    ..The present study reviews the epidemiology, risk factors, microbiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of catheter-related urinary tract infections in the community setting...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of add-on devices for the prevention of phlebitis and other complications associated with the use of peripheral catheters in hospitalised adults: a randomised controlled study
    J A Martinez
    Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Hosp Infect 73:135-42. 2009
    ..However, the impact of add-on devices on the incidence of all complications is at most small and only apparent after the sixth day of catheter use...
  6. pmc Relationship of phylogenetic background, biofilm production, and time to detection of growth in blood culture vials with clinical variables and prognosis associated with Escherichia coli bacteremia
    Jose A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1468-74. 2006
    ..Time to positivity of blood culture vials may be a variable of potential clinical impact...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of antimicrobial cycling and mixing strategies in two medical intensive care units
    Jose Antonio Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 34:329-36. 2006
    ..To compare a mixing vs. a cycling strategy of use of anti-Pseudomonas antibiotics on the acquisition of resistant Gram-negative bacilli in the critical care setting...
  8. pmc Influence of empiric therapy with a beta-lactam alone or combined with an aminoglycoside on prognosis of bacteremia due to gram-negative microorganisms
    J A Martinez
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3590-6. 2010
    ..Combination therapy also should be considered for patients at risk of being infected with resistant organisms, if only to increase the appropriateness of empirical therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Addition of a macrolide to a beta-lactam-based empirical antibiotic regimen is associated with lower in-hospital mortality for patients with bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia
    Jose A Martinez
    Institut Clinic Infeccions i Immunologia, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 36:389-95. 2003
    ..However, only a randomized study can definitively determine whether this association is due to a real effect of macrolides...
  10. pmc Association between mannose-binding lectin deficiency and septic shock following acute pyelonephritis due to Escherichia coli
    Alex Smithson
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Edificio Helios, 1 Planta C Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:256-61. 2007
    ..coli-induced acute pyelonephritis. Determination of MBL2 polymorphisms could be useful for assessing the risk of septic shock in women undergoing acute pyelonephritis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transrectal prostatic ultrasonography in acute bacterial prostatitis: findings and clinical implications
    Juan P Horcajada
    Service of Infectious Diseases, Institut Clinic Infeccions i Immunologia ICII, Hospital Clinic Universitari IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:114-20. 2003
    ..TRUS does not need to be performed in every patient with suspicion of ABP; the only indication for TRUS in ABP is the exclusion of prostatic abscess...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bacterial and fungal bloodstream isolates from 796 hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients between 1991 and 2000
    Mar Ortega
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, C Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Hematol 84:40-6. 2005
    ..CoNS were the leading pathogen during the 10 years of study and during the three phases of immune recovery after HSCT. Crude mortality of HSCT patients with BSI was low except for infections caused by Candida spp...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of multidrug-resistant Serratia marcescens by critically ill patients who consumed tap water during receipt of oral medication
    Juan P Horcajada
    Service of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic Universitari IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:774-7. 2006
    ..Examination of the outbreak revealed epidemiological evidence that consumption of tap water from a contaminated faucet during receipt of oral medication was the mechanism of S. marcescens acquisition...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Burkholderia cepacia bacteremia: a prospective analysis of 33 episodes]
    Maialen Ibarguren Pinilla
    Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 24:209-12. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to describe clinical characteristics and outcome of Burkholderia cepacia bacteraemia, susceptibility of the isolates and differences between cases from epidemic outbreaks and sporadic cases...
  15. pmc Expression of interleukin-8 receptors (CXCR1 and CXCR2) in premenopausal women with recurrent urinary tract infections
    Alex Smithson
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Edificio Helios, 1S planta C Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:1358-63. 2005
    ..These results suggest that a low level of CXCR2 expression may increase the susceptibilities of premenopausal women to urinary tract infections...
  16. pmc Evaluation of inflammatory and renal-injury markers in women treated with antibiotics for acute pyelonephritis caused by Escherichia coli
    Juan P Horcajada
    Service of Infectious Diseases, Institut Clinic Infeccions i Immunologia, Hospital Clinic Universitari IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:142-6. 2004
    ..In women with acute pyelonephritis, appropriate antibiotic treatment rapidly decreases serum IL-6 levels and urine IL-6 and IL-8 levels, which correlate well with urine albumin and IgG levels...
  17. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology and evolution of resistance to quinolones in Escherichia coli after prolonged administration of ciprofloxacin in patients with prostatitis
    Juan P Horcajada
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Institut Clínic d Infeccions i Immunologia ICII, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 49:55-9. 2002
    ..coli, genetically distinct from the E. coli isolated before and during therapy. Hence, during ciprofloxacin therapy, half of the patients were transiently colonized with new, quinolone-resistant strains of E. coli...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of acute infection of total or partial hip arthroplasty with debridement and oral chemotherapy]
    Alex Soriano
    Instituto Clínico de Enfermedades Infecciosas e Inmunología Hospital Clínic Universitari IDIBAPS Barcelona Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:81-5. 2003
    ..The suitable antibiotic(s) and duration of treatment for hip prosthesis acute infections (HPAIs) has not been clearly defined...
  19. pmc Comparative study of the effects of pyridoxine, rifampin, and renal function on hematological adverse events induced by linezolid
    Alex Soriano
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, C Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:2559-63. 2007
    ..37; 95% confidence interval, 0.14 to 0.98; P = 0.045). In conclusion, pyridoxine did not prevent linezolid-related hematological adverse events, and the coadministration of rifampin was associated with a lower risk of thrombocytopenia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Low sensitivity of histology to predict the presence of microorganisms in suspected aseptic loosening of a joint prosthesis
    Guillem Bori
    Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Mod Pathol 19:874-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, intraoperative histology using Mirra's criteria had a low sensitivity to predict the presence of microorganisms in samples from suspected aseptic prosthetic loosening...
  21. doi request reprint Timing of antibiotic prophylaxis for primary total knee arthroplasty performed during ischemia
    Alex Soriano
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1009-14. 2008
    ..We designed a single-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate whether antibiotic therapy should be administered before tourniquet inflation or just before tourniquet deflation...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of antimicrobial therapy on mortality in 377 episodes of Enterobacter spp. bacteraemia
    Miguel Marcos
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, C Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:397-403. 2008
    ..remains unclear. The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of antimicrobial therapy in 377 consecutive episodes of Enterobacter bacteraemia...
  23. doi request reprint Influence of vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration on the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Alex Soriano
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 46:193-200. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate whether vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration has any influence on the mortality associated with MRSA bacteremia...
  24. doi request reprint Assessing the influence of risk factors on rates and dynamics of peripheral vein phlebitis: an observational cohort study
    Gabriel Mestre Roca
    Nosocomial Infection Control Unit, Delfos Medical Center, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 139:185-91. 2012
    ..To assess the influence of risk factors on the rates and kinetics of peripheral vein phlebitis (PVP) development and its theoretical influence in absolute PVP reduction after catheter replacement...
  25. doi request reprint Synergistic effect of two combinations of antituberculous drugs against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Emma Rey-Jurado
    Servei de Microbiologia, CDB, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Dpt Anatomia Patològica, Farmacologia i Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona UB, Barcelona, Spain
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 92:260-3. 2012
    ..Both three-drug combinations tested may be useful against drug-resistant isolates, although the combination including ofloxacin showed better efficacy, being of potential use in drug-susceptible and isoniazid-resistant isolates...
  26. pmc Lack of vancomycin tolerance in Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated in Barcelona, Spain, from 1999 to 2001
    Mar Ortega
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:1976-8. 2003
    ..All strains were susceptible to vancomycin. Killing curve studies were performed with a vancomycin concentration of 2.5 mg/liter. The Tupelo strain was used for quality control. No vancomycin-tolerant strain was detected...
  27. pmc "The 3/3 strategy": a successful multifaceted hospital wide hand hygiene intervention based on WHO and continuous quality improvement methodology
    Gabriel Mestre
    Nosocomial Infection Control Unit, Delfos Medical Center, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e47200. 2012
    ..Only multifaceted hospital wide interventions have been successful in achieving sustained improvements in hand hygiene (HH) compliance...
  28. pmc Factors associated with differences between conventional contact tracing and molecular epidemiology in study of tuberculosis transmission and analysis in the city of Barcelona, Spain
    Sonia Borrell
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, C Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 47:198-204. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the two methods are complementary, suggesting the need to improve the methodology of contact study protocols...