Jonathan A T Sandoe
Affiliation: University of Leeds
- Correlation between enterococcal biofilm formation in vitro and medical-device-related infection potential in vivoJonathan A T Sandoe
Department of Microbiology, The General Infirmary at Leeds and University of Leeds, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
J Med Microbiol 52:547-50. 2003..The ability of E. faecalis isolates to form biofilm in vitro appears to be a marker of a virulence trait that enhances the ability of isolates to cause CRBSI...
- Effect of extended perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis on intravascular catheter colonization and infection in cardiothoracic surgery patientsJ A T Sandoe
Departments of Microbiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 52:877-9. 2003..05). In routine cardiothoracic surgery patients, extending routine perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis until all IVCs have been removed does not influence rates of IVC colonization...
- Capnocytophaga canimorsus endocarditisJonathan A T Sandoe
Department of Microbiology, General Infirmary at Leeds and University of Leeds, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
J Med Microbiol 53:245-8. 2004..A variety of antibiotics was used, but penicillins were the most common therapy. Three (25%) of the 12 endocarditis patients died...
- Measurement of ampicillin, vancomycin, linezolid and gentamicin activity against enterococcal biofilmsJonathan A T Sandoe
Department of Microbiology, The General Infirmary at Leeds, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 57:767-70. 2006..We measured an alternative endpoint, the minimum biofilm inhibitory concentration (MBIC) and compared the results with MIC and MBC...
- Enterococcal intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infection: management and outcome of 61 consecutive casesJonathan A T Sandoe
Department of Microbiology, The General Infirmary at Leeds, University of Leeds, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 50:577-82. 2002..Although CVC removal was associated with a high cure rate, it did not guarantee treatment success...
- Endocarditis caused by Propionibacterium species: a report of three cases and a review of clinical features and diagnostic difficultiesJames J Clayton
Department of Microbiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
J Med Microbiol 55:981-7. 2006..as a skin contaminant, and consideration of this bacterium as a potential cause of apparently culture-negative endocarditis...
- Retrospective survey of candidaemia in hospitalized patients and molecular investigation of a suspected outbreakPenelope R Cliff
Mycology Reference Centre, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
J Med Microbiol 54:391-4. 2005..albicans. On occasion, isolates were found to be closely related within individual patients. Following Southern blot analysis, it was concluded that the infections were not part of an outbreak caused by a single, epidemic strain...
- Use of colony morphology to distinguish different enterococcal strains and species in mixed culture from clinical specimensShabnam Qamer
Department of Microbiology, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
J Clin Microbiol 41:2644-6. 2003..Four representative colonies of each morphotype were indistinguishable by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, biotype, and antibiogram analysis. The optimum time for identification of different colony morphotypes was 72 h...