G Zanetti

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Meropenem (1.5 g/day) is as effective as imipenem/cilastatin (2 g/day) for the treatment of moderately severe intra-abdominal infections
    G Zanetti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 11:107-13. 1999
  2. pmc Clinical consequences and cost of limiting use of vancomycin for perioperative prophylaxis: example of coronary artery bypass surgery
    G Zanetti
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Eastern Massachusetts CDC Prevention Epicenter, Boston, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:820-7. 2001
  3. pmc Intraoperative redosing of cefazolin and risk for surgical site infection in cardiac surgery
    G Zanetti
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Eastern Massachusetts CDC Prevention Epicenter, Boston, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:828-31. 2001
  4. pmc Cefepime versus imipenem-cilastatin for treatment of nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care unit patients: a multicenter, evaluator-blind, prospective, randomized study
    G Zanetti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, and Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:3442-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in the ambulatory care setting]
    G Zanetti
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses, et Division autonome de médecine, preventive hospitalière, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:134, 136-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint MRSA screening by the Xpert MRSA PCR assay: pooling samples of the nose, throat, and groin increases the sensitivity of detection without increasing the laboratory costs
    D S Blanc
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:565-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint 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
  8. pmc Changes in the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics after cefepime shortage: a time series analysis
    C Plüss-Suard
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:989-94. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Usefulness of double locus sequence typing (DLST) for regional and international epidemiological surveillance of methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    P Basset
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1289-96. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of hospital-wide and unit-specific cumulative antibiograms in hospital- and community-acquired infection
    F Lamoth
    Infectious Diseases Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Infection 38:249-53. 2010

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Meropenem (1.5 g/day) is as effective as imipenem/cilastatin (2 g/day) for the treatment of moderately severe intra-abdominal infections
    G Zanetti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 11:107-13. 1999
    ..1 vs 86.1%, respectively), were not statistically significant. Both drugs were generally well tolerated. Thus, meropenem 0.5 g/8 h is as clinically effective and well tolerated as imipenem/cilastatin 0.5 g/6 h in moderately severe IAIs...
  2. pmc Clinical consequences and cost of limiting use of vancomycin for perioperative prophylaxis: example of coronary artery bypass surgery
    G Zanetti
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Eastern Massachusetts CDC Prevention Epicenter, Boston, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:820-7. 2001
    ..Data on vancomycin's impact on resistance are needed to quantify the trade-off between individual patients' improved clinical outcomes and lower costs and the future long-term consequences to society...
  3. pmc Intraoperative redosing of cefazolin and risk for surgical site infection in cardiac surgery
    G Zanetti
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Eastern Massachusetts CDC Prevention Epicenter, Boston, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:828-31. 2001
    ..44, 95% CI 0.23-0.86). Intraoperative redosing of cefazolin was associated with a 16% reduction in the overall risk for surgical site infection after cardiac surgery, including procedures lasting <240 min...
  4. pmc Cefepime versus imipenem-cilastatin for treatment of nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care unit patients: a multicenter, evaluator-blind, prospective, randomized study
    G Zanetti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, and Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:3442-7. 2003
    ..aeruginosa. Selection of a single agent for therapy of nosocomial pneumonia should be guided by local resistance patterns...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in the ambulatory care setting]
    G Zanetti
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses, et Division autonome de médecine, preventive hospitalière, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:134, 136-9. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint MRSA screening by the Xpert MRSA PCR assay: pooling samples of the nose, throat, and groin increases the sensitivity of detection without increasing the laboratory costs
    D S Blanc
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:565-8. 2013
    ..Thus, the performance of the Xpert MRSA assay was not affected by pooling the three specimens into one assay, allowing a higher detection rate without increasing laboratory costs, as compared to nose samples alone...
  7. doi request reprint 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...
  8. pmc Changes in the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics after cefepime shortage: a time series analysis
    C Plüss-Suard
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:989-94. 2012
    ..aeruginosa in hospitals. This warrants caution with regard to shortages and withdrawals of antibiotics...
  9. doi request reprint Usefulness of double locus sequence typing (DLST) for regional and international epidemiological surveillance of methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    P Basset
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1289-96. 2010
    ..It is only the combination of data from different methods that gives the best chance of describing precisely the epidemiology and phylogeny of MRSA...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of hospital-wide and unit-specific cumulative antibiograms in hospital- and community-acquired infection
    F Lamoth
    Infectious Diseases Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Infection 38:249-53. 2010
    ..We investigated additional information inferred by aggregating cumulative antibiograms by type of unit or according to the place of acquisition (i.e. community vs. hospital) of the bacteria...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. pmc Impact of antibiotic use on carbapenem resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: is there a role for antibiotic diversity?
    C Plüss-Suard
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:1709-13. 2013
    ..52; P < 0.05). We conclude that promoting heterogeneity plus parsimony in the use of antibiotics appears to be a valuable strategy for minimizing the spread of carbapenem resistance in P. aeruginosa in hospitals...
  13. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in intensive care units over a 10-year period (1998-2007)
    M Cuttelod
    Hospital Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:57-62. 2011
    ..The present study shows that repeated molecular typing can help identify variations in the epidemiology of P. aeruginosa in ICU patients and guide infection control measures...
  14. doi request reprint 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...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of standardised review of intravenous antibiotic therapy 72 hours after prescription in two internal medicine wards
    O Manuel
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine and Service of Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hosp Infect 74:326-31. 2010
    ..0 days, P=0.007). Patients included in the intervention group had lower antibiotic consumption than patients in the control group, but the intervention had no significant impact on the overall antibiotic consumption of the two wards...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Bioterrorism: ideas of first resource medicine]
    P Staeger
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2495-8, 2500-1. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint [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...
  18. pmc Changing molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a small geographic area over an eight-year period
    D S Blanc
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3729-36. 2007
    ..Moreover, MRSA clones were replaced by other emerging clones, suggesting a rapid change...
  19. doi request reprint Hospital antibiotic consumption in Switzerland: comparison of a multicultural country with Europe
    C Plüss-Suard
    Department of Pharmacy, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hosp Infect 79:166-71. 2011
    ..Some of the patterns of variation in consumption levels noticed among European countries are also observed among the cultural regions of Switzerland...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Antimicrobial agents and renal elimination: towards individual dosage adjustment?]
    C Willi-Robatel
    Division de pharmacologie et toxicologie cliniques, Département des laboratoires, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 8:894-900. 2012
    ..The literature has been reviewed and compared to a predictive model of the fraction of drug cleared by the kidney based on the Dettli's principle. Revised drug dosing recommendations integrating these predictive parameters are proposed...
  21. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of peripherally inserted central catheters vs. peripheral catheters for middle duration in-hospital intravenous therapy
    D Periard
    Department of Angiology, Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 6:1281-8. 2008
    ..The safety, efficacy, comfort, and cost-effectiveness of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) were compared to peripheral catheters (PCs) in a randomized controlled trial...
  22. ncbi request reprint Blood samples drawn for culture as a surrogate marker for case-mix adjustment of hospital antibiotic use
    F Lamoth
    Service of Infectious Deseases, Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:454-6. 2007
    ..Blood culture numbers enabled easy and accurate identification of periods with a drift in antibiotic consumption ina medical ward...
  23. ncbi request reprint Legionella pneumophila aortitis in a heart transplant recipient
    S Guyot
    Service of Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Transpl Infect Dis 9:58-9. 2007
    ..A Teflon ring implanted around the aortic suture line during the intervention may have contributed to the unusual localization of the infection. The patient was successfully treated with antibiotics and aortic reconstruction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Contribution of TNF/TNF receptor and of Fas ligand to toxicity in murine models of endotoxemia and bacterial peritonitis
    D Heumann
    Department of Internal Medicine, CHUV, Laussane, Switzerland
    J Inflamm 47:173-9. 1995
    ..Thus, these observations confirmed the pathogenic role of TNF/TNFR in endotoxemia and its beneficial role in local bacterial infections. In addition the data ruled out a major role for Fas/FasL in septic shock in mice...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases (beside AIDS)]
    C Bellini
    Service de Médecine Préventive Hospitalière, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:34, 36-9. 2008
    ..Finally, we address a basic research topic that may change practice in the future: the relationship between individual susceptibility to infection and innate immunity...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases (beside AIDS)]
    G Zanetti
    Service de médecine preventive, hospitalière et Service des maladies infectieuses, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:26-9. 2007
    ..A new Papillomavirus vaccine is now available for prevention of cervical cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Latent tuberculosis infection among undergraduate medical students in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
    E G Teixeira
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gama Filho University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:841-7. 2005
    ..Five medical schools in three cities with different tuberculosis (TB) incidence rates in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil...