Laurence Senn

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Switzerland: sampling only invasive isolates does not allow a representative description of the local diversity of clones
    L Senn
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:E288-90. 2013
  2. ncbi [Control of an outbreak of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in several hospitals of western Switzerland]
    L Senn
    Service de Médecine Préventive Hospitalière, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rev Med Suisse 9:890-3. 2013
  3. doi Which anatomical sites should be sampled for screening of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage by culture or by rapid PCR test?
    L Senn
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E31-3. 2012
  4. doi Investigation of classical epidemiological links between patients harbouring identical, non-predominant meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus genotypes and lessons for epidemiological tracking
    L Senn
    Hospital Preventive Medicine Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hosp Infect 79:202-5. 2011
  5. pmc Coxiella burnetii vascular graft infection
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 5:109. 2005
  6. pmc Bloodstream and endovascular infections due to Abiotrophia defectiva and Granulicatella species
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 6:9. 2006
  7. doi 1,3-Beta-D-glucan antigenemia for early diagnosis of invasive fungal infections in neutropenic patients with acute leukemia
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 46:878-85. 2008
  8. doi Adult native septic arthritis: a review of 10 years of experience and lessons for empirical antibiotic therapy
    Olivier Clerc
    Hospital Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1168-73. 2011
  9. doi Caspofungin for prevention of intra-abdominal candidiasis in high-risk surgical patients
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV and University of Lausanne UNIL, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 35:903-8. 2009
  10. ncbi Adherence of Abiotrophia defectiva and Granulicatella species to fibronectin: is there a link with endovascular infections?
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 48:215-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Switzerland: sampling only invasive isolates does not allow a representative description of the local diversity of clones
    L Senn
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:E288-90. 2013
    ..In a country with a low to moderate MRSA incidence, inclusion of non-invasive isolates allowed a more accurate description of the diversity...
  2. ncbi [Control of an outbreak of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in several hospitals of western Switzerland]
    L Senn
    Service de Médecine Préventive Hospitalière, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rev Med Suisse 9:890-3. 2013
    ..Excellent coordination of control measures between partner healthcare settings was successful in stopping the outbreak...
  3. doi Which anatomical sites should be sampled for screening of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage by culture or by rapid PCR test?
    L Senn
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E31-3. 2012
    ..In conclusion, neither by culture nor by rapid PCR test is nose sampling alone sufficient for MRSA detection. Additional anatomical sites should include at least the groin and throat...
  4. doi Investigation of classical epidemiological links between patients harbouring identical, non-predominant meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus genotypes and lessons for epidemiological tracking
    L Senn
    Hospital Preventive Medicine Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hosp Infect 79:202-5. 2011
    ..A prospective surveillance of MRSA genotypes could help to target epidemiological tracking in order to recognise new risk factors in hospital and community settings, or emergence of new epidemic clones...
  5. pmc Coxiella burnetii vascular graft infection
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 5:109. 2005
    ..Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of Q fever, may cause culture-negative vascular graft infections. Very few cases of C. burnetii infection of a vascular graft have been reported. All were diagnosed by serology...
  6. pmc Bloodstream and endovascular infections due to Abiotrophia defectiva and Granulicatella species
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 6:9. 2006
    ..In this study, we reviewed the clinical manifestations of infections due to A. defectiva and Granulicatella species that occurred at our institution between 1998 and 2004...
  7. doi 1,3-Beta-D-glucan antigenemia for early diagnosis of invasive fungal infections in neutropenic patients with acute leukemia
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 46:878-85. 2008
    ..The aim of the present prospective study was to evaluate the usefulness of monitoring BG in patients undergoing chemotherapy for acute leukemia...
  8. doi Adult native septic arthritis: a review of 10 years of experience and lessons for empirical antibiotic therapy
    Olivier Clerc
    Hospital Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1168-73. 2011
    ..To review the epidemiology of native septic arthritis to establish local guidelines for empirical antibiotic therapy as part of an antibiotic stewardship programme...
  9. doi Caspofungin for prevention of intra-abdominal candidiasis in high-risk surgical patients
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV and University of Lausanne UNIL, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 35:903-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the efficacy and safety of caspofungin for prevention of intra-abdominal IC in high-risk surgical patients...
  10. ncbi Adherence of Abiotrophia defectiva and Granulicatella species to fibronectin: is there a link with endovascular infections?
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 48:215-7. 2006
    ..defectiva strains to fibronectin, whereas Granulicatella spp. strains were not adherent. The poor adherence of Granulicatella spp. strains to the ECM could be correlated with a lower propensity to induce endocarditis...
  11. doi High prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in HIV-infected persons
    Daniel Periard
    Angiology, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 46:761-7. 2008
    ..Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) has not been evaluated, however. We studied the cross-sectional prevalence of lower limb PAD in an HIV-infected population...
  12. pmc Diversity of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec elements in predominant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones in a small geographic area
    Patrick Basset
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:4589-95. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our study showed that even if the acquisition of new SCCmec elements at a local level likely occurs, it does not explain all the diversity observed in the study region...
  13. doi Local newspaper as a diagnostic aid for psittacosis: a case report
    Laurence Senn
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1931-2. 2008