H Grundmann

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Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Risk factors for the development of nosocomial pneumonia and mortality on intensive care units: application of competing risks models
    Martin Wolkewitz
    Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Crit Care 12:R44. 2008
  2. pmc Spatial effects of mosquito bednets on child mortality
    Laura Gosoniu
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:356. 2008
  3. pmc Polymorphism, genetic exchange and intragenic recombination of the aureolysin gene among Staphylococcus aureus strains
    Artur J Sabat
    National Medicines Institute, 00 725 Warsaw, Poland
    BMC Microbiol 8:129. 2008
  4. pmc PFGE diversity within the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clonal lineage ST398
    Thijs Bosch
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Microbiol 10:40. 2010
  5. pmc Cost-sharing strategies combining targeted public subsidies with private-sector delivery achieve high bednet coverage and reduced malaria transmission in Kilombero Valley, southern Tanzania
    G F Killeen
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Box 53, Ifakara, Morogoro, United Republic of Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 7:121. 2007
  6. pmc Geographic distribution of Staphylococcus aureus causing invasive infections in Europe: a molecular-epidemiological analysis
    Hajo Grundmann
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS Med 7:e1000215. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Mathematical modelling: a tool for hospital infection control
    H Grundmann
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:39-45. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Report of working group 1: public health challenges
    H Grundmann
    European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System, RijksInstituut voor Volksgezondheid and Milieu RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:36-40. 2005
  9. doi request reprint A framework for global surveillance of antibiotic resistance
    Hajo Grundmann
    University Medical Centre Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
    Drug Resist Updat 14:79-87. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The changing epidemiology of bacteraemias in Europe: trends from the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System
    M E A de Kraker
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:860-8. 2013

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Publications21

  1. pmc Risk factors for the development of nosocomial pneumonia and mortality on intensive care units: application of competing risks models
    Martin Wolkewitz
    Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Crit Care 12:R44. 2008
    ..However, the evaluation in most of theses studies disregards the fact that there are additional competing events, such as discharge or death...
  2. pmc Spatial effects of mosquito bednets on child mortality
    Laura Gosoniu
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:356. 2008
    ..We analyzed for the first time data from a large follow-up study in an area of high perennial malaria transmission in southern Tanzania to describe the spatial effects of bednets on all-cause child mortality...
  3. pmc Polymorphism, genetic exchange and intragenic recombination of the aureolysin gene among Staphylococcus aureus strains
    Artur J Sabat
    National Medicines Institute, 00 725 Warsaw, Poland
    BMC Microbiol 8:129. 2008
    ..aureus population. Therefore, an epidemiologically and genetically diverse collection of S. aureus strains was used to determine the range of aureolysin (aur) gene polymorphism...
  4. pmc PFGE diversity within the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clonal lineage ST398
    Thijs Bosch
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Microbiol 10:40. 2010
    ..Therefore, a new PFGE using Cfr9I, a neoschizomer of SmaI was optimized and evaluated to investigate ST398 isolates...
  5. pmc Cost-sharing strategies combining targeted public subsidies with private-sector delivery achieve high bednet coverage and reduced malaria transmission in Kilombero Valley, southern Tanzania
    G F Killeen
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Box 53, Ifakara, Morogoro, United Republic of Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 7:121. 2007
    ..Here we evaluate resulting changes in bednet coverage and malaria transmission...
  6. pmc Geographic distribution of Staphylococcus aureus causing invasive infections in Europe: a molecular-epidemiological analysis
    Hajo Grundmann
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS Med 7:e1000215. 2010
    ..We aimed to map the geographic distribution of the dominant clones that cause invasive infections in Europe...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mathematical modelling: a tool for hospital infection control
    H Grundmann
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:39-45. 2006
    ..We also appraise their usefulness and limitations as an innovative research and decision tool for control purposes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Report of working group 1: public health challenges
    H Grundmann
    European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System, RijksInstituut voor Volksgezondheid and Milieu RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:36-40. 2005
    ..The ESCMID should strengthen its role in harmonising and supporting the highest standards of training in the infection disciplines...
  9. doi request reprint A framework for global surveillance of antibiotic resistance
    Hajo Grundmann
    University Medical Centre Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
    Drug Resist Updat 14:79-87. 2011
    ..e. priority setting for new drug development, comparative quantification of antibiotic effectiveness at local, national, regional and global level and identification of the action gaps can be helpful...
  10. doi request reprint The changing epidemiology of bacteraemias in Europe: trends from the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System
    M E A de Kraker
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:860-8. 2013
    ..It appears that infections with resistant clones add to rather than replace infections caused by susceptible bacteria. As a consequence, expansion of antibiotic resistance creates an additional strain on healthcare systems...
  11. doi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in invasive strains of Escherichia coli from southern and eastern Mediterranean laboratories
    M A Borg
    Infection Control Unit, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:789-96. 2008
    ..There is clearly a need for further investigation of potential causes of the significant resistance identified, as well as for strengthening of national and international surveillance initiatives within this region.;..
  12. ncbi request reprint Replacement of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones in Hungary over time: a 10-year surveillance study
    T Conceição
    Laboratorio de Genetica Molecular, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:971-9. 2007
    ..85% of the 2001-2004 isolates. Thus, this study describes, for the first time, the co-dominance and extensive spread of the New York/Japan clone in a European country...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance in the southeastern Mediterranean--preliminary results from the ARMed project
    M A Borg
    Infection Control Unit, St Luke s Hospital, G Mangia MSD08, Malta
    Euro Surveill 11:164-7. 2006
    ..They suggest that this is particularly the case in the eastern Mediterranean region where resistance in S. aureus and E. coli seems to be higher than that reported in the other countries of the Mediterranean...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hand rub consumption and hand hygiene compliance are not indicators of pathogen transmission in intensive care units
    T Eckmanns
    Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Charite, University Medicine Berlin, Germany
    J Hosp Infect 63:406-11. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Use of multistate models to assess prolongation of intensive care unit stay due to nosocomial infection
    J Beyersmann
    Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Hospital Freiburg, and Freiburg Centre for Data Analysis and Modeling, University of Freiburg, Eckerstrasse 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:493-9. 2006
    ..Several studies investigating this issue with regard to intensive care unit (ICU) patients have probably overestimated, as a result of inappropriate study methods, the part played by NIs in prolonging the length of stay...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cross-transmission of nosocomial pathogens in an adult intensive care unit: incidence and risk factors
    M Halwani
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, UK
    J Hosp Infect 63:39-46. 2006
    ..This study showed that cross-transmission of nosocomial pathogens in the ICU is associated with understaffing, immunosuppression and factors that result in multiple staff/patient contacts, thus emphasizing the importance of hand hygiene...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correlation between the genetic diversity of nosocomial pathogens and their survival time in intensive care units
    P Gastmeier
    Hannover Medical School, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology, Hannover, Germany
    J Hosp Infect 62:181-6. 2006
    ..821, P=0.024). Environmental survival may be an important factor contributing to the ecological fitness of some nosocomial pathogens in ICUs. Infection control measures should consider this finding...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of transmission of pathogens in intensive care units. Results of the SIR 3 study]
    S Bärwolff
    Institut fur Hygiene und Umweltmedizin, Charite, Universitatsmedizin, Berlin
    Anaesthesist 54:560-6. 2005
    ..5% of all nosocomial infections. The data of this study demonstrate that even in ICUs with average nosocomial infection rates, some nosocomial infections could be avoided...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hospital infection control in Europe: evaluation of present practice and future goals
    F D Daschner
    Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, Freiburg University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:263-6. 2004
    ..The results of this survey might help to create a basis for standardised guidelines which take into account European-wide interests...
  20. ncbi request reprint European-wide distribution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa clone C
    S D Dinesh
    Research Group Clonal Variability, Division of Cell and Immune Biology, GBF German Research Center for Biotechnology, Braunschweig, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 9:1228-33. 2003
    ..Therefore, P. aeruginosa clone C is widely distributed in Europe, with a broad pathogenic potential...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Nottingham Staphylococcus aureus population study: prevalence of MRSA among the elderly in a university hospital
    S Hori
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Queen s Medical Centre, University Hospital Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Hosp Infect 50:25-9. 2002
    ..The repeated finding of a strong association between MRSA colonization and previous ciprofloxacin exposure demands attention and indicates that fluoroquinolones should be used prudently in institutions where MRSA is endemic...