E Calbo

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Of mice and men: innate immunity in pneumococcal pneumonia
    Esther Calbo
    Service of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease Unit, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:107-13. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia in COPD patients: better outcomes than expected
    E Calbo
    Infection Control Department, Infectious Disease Unit, Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:971-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Foodborne nosocomial outbreak of SHV1 and CTX-M-15-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: epidemiology and control
    Esther Calbo
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 52:743-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The impact of time on the systemic inflammatory response in pneumococcal pneumonia
    E Calbo
    Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 35:614-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for community-onset urinary tract infections due to Escherichia coli harbouring extended-spectrum beta-lactamases
    Esther Calbo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:780-3. 2006
  6. pmc Systemic expression of cytokine production in patients with severe pneumococcal pneumonia: effects of treatment with a beta-lactam versus a fluoroquinolone
    Esther Calbo
    Service of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit corrected Hospital Mútua de Terrassa corrected Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2395-402. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal disease among children in a health district of Barcelona: early impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    E Calbo
    Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:867-72. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Bacillus species pseudo-outbreak: construction works and collateral damage
    L Boix-Palop
    Internal Medicine Department, Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    J Hosp Infect . 2016
  9. doi request reprint Impact of a hand hygiene educational programme on hospital-acquired infections in medical wards
    O Monistrol
    Infection Control Nurse, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:1212-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Aetiology of community-acquired pneumonia among adults in an H1N1 pandemic year: the role of respiratory viruses
    A Sangil
    Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:2765-72. 2012

Collaborators

  • J Garau
  • Jordi Vila Estapé
  • J P Horcajada
  • M Gurgui
  • J M Miro
  • V Pintado
  • F López-Medrano
  • M Pujol
  • C Duenas
  • Nuria Freixas
  • J Torres
  • J Carratala
  • Lucia Gomez
  • C Ferrer
  • V Pascual
  • J Perez
  • O Gasch
  • L Boix-Palop
  • M Xercavins
  • E Espejo
  • E Shaw
  • G Garcia-Pardo
  • B Padilla
  • M Riera
  • C Nicolas
  • O Monistrol
  • A Sangil
  • C Garcia-Vidal
  • Alvaro Díaz Conradi
  • Eva Cuchi
  • Mireia Cairo
  • M A Morera
  • M Simo
  • E Miro
  • F Navarro
  • N Prim
  • M Rodriguez-Carballeira
  • A Rivera
  • G Ortiz
  • N Alonso
  • M C Garcia
  • A Garcia-Reyne
  • F Barcenilla
  • M Salavert
  • C de la Calle
  • M Puig-Asensio
  • J Murillas
  • J Pasquau
  • M Montero
  • J Lopez-Contreras
  • M J García-País
  • J Rodríguez-Baño
  • C Pigrau
  • M Montejo
  • M Camoez
  • A Jover-Sáenz
  • J Ramón Blanco
  • M A Dominguez
  • E Ruiz De Gopegui
  • C Martin-Gandul
  • B Almirante
  • A Granados
  • J A de Marcos
  • S Benet
  • R Font
  • A Robles
  • M E Viladot
  • E Cuchi
  • B Sanchez
  • L Canales
  • B Barreiro
  • Luis Tobeña Boada
  • Marisol Díaz-Infantes
  • Roger Garcia Puig
  • S Quintana
  • José Emilio Martín-Herrero
  • Cesar Garcia-Rey
  • Jordi Asunción
  • Alfredo Matamala

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Of mice and men: innate immunity in pneumococcal pneumonia
    Esther Calbo
    Service of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease Unit, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:107-13. 2010
    ..Special emphasis has been placed on the description of the chronology of the complex network of innate immunity triggered by pneumococcal infection...
  2. doi request reprint Bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia in COPD patients: better outcomes than expected
    E Calbo
    Infection Control Department, Infectious Disease Unit, Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:971-6. 2009
    ..After adjustment for the presence of shock there were no differences in mortality. BPP presents less frequently with shock and has a lower mortality rate in COPD patients than in non-COPD patients...
  3. doi request reprint Foodborne nosocomial outbreak of SHV1 and CTX-M-15-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: epidemiology and control
    Esther Calbo
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 52:743-9. 2011
    ..We describe a foodborne nosocomial outbreak due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of time on the systemic inflammatory response in pneumococcal pneumonia
    E Calbo
    Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 35:614-8. 2010
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  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for community-onset urinary tract infections due to Escherichia coli harbouring extended-spectrum beta-lactamases
    Esther Calbo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:780-3. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, types of ESBLs and risk factors for community-onset ESBL-producing E. coli in urinary tract infections (UTIs)...
  6. pmc Systemic expression of cytokine production in patients with severe pneumococcal pneumonia: effects of treatment with a beta-lactam versus a fluoroquinolone
    Esther Calbo
    Service of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit corrected Hospital Mútua de Terrassa corrected Barcelona, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2395-402. 2008
    ..Treatment with a beta-lactam agent or a fluoroquinolone has different effects on cytokine production and its systemic expression, impacting the clinical course of the disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal disease among children in a health district of Barcelona: early impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    E Calbo
    Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:867-72. 2006
    ..A trend of increasing empyema was also apparent. A decrease in the prevalence of penicillin and macrolide resistance paralleled the progressive uptake of vaccine...
  8. doi request reprint Bacillus species pseudo-outbreak: construction works and collateral damage
    L Boix-Palop
    Internal Medicine Department, Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    J Hosp Infect . 2016
    ..In hospital settings, the lack of correctly implemented effective barriers during construction may place patients and healthcare providers at risk as well as lead to pseudo-outbreaks...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of a hand hygiene educational programme on hospital-acquired infections in medical wards
    O Monistrol
    Infection Control Nurse, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:1212-8. 2012
    ..A trend for lower incidence density of new hospital-acquired MRSA was detected in the POST intervention and follow-up periods...
  10. ncbi request reprint Aetiology of community-acquired pneumonia among adults in an H1N1 pandemic year: the role of respiratory viruses
    A Sangil
    Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:2765-72. 2012
    ..A viral infection was identified in more than one-third of patients with CAP. Clinical and laboratory features could help to differentiate between VP and BP and to guide empirical therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of systemic steroids in patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia
    C Garcia-Vidal
    Service of Infectious Diseases, pl 12, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, c Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet del Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 30:951-6. 2007
    ..Severity of community-acquired pneumonia remains the most important risk factor associated with increased mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bloodstream infections caused by Escherichia coli producing AmpC β-lactamases: epidemiology and clinical features
    V Pascual
    Infectious Disease Unit, Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Plaza Dr Robert 5, 08021, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 35:1997-2003. 2016
    ..Bloodstream infections due to AmpC-Ec (mostly plasmid-mediated) are infrequent in our area. AmpC-Ec-BSI affects mainly patients with intrinsic risk factors and those with previous antibiotic exposure. A high proportion received IET...
  13. doi request reprint Healthcare-associated, community-acquired and hospital-acquired bacteraemic urinary tract infections in hospitalized patients: a prospective multicentre cohort study in the era of antimicrobial resistance
    J P Horcajada
    Hospital Universitari del Mar, Barcelona, Spain Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:962-8. 2013
    ..Mortality was associated with patient condition, the severity of infection and hospital acquisition...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Telithromycin]
    E Calbo
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 17:15-25. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Application of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to antimicrobial therapy of community-acquired respiratory tract infections
    Esther Calbo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, ES 08221 Barcelona, Spain
    Respiration 72:561-71. 2005
    ..In this review, we offer an overview of the most important attributes of the main antimicrobials that are currently used in the treatment of community-acquired respiratory tract infections from a PK/PD perspective...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of amoxicillin, associated or not with clavulanic acid, on pharyngeal colonization and selection of Streptococcus pneumoniae resistance in children under 5 years of age
    Alvaro Díaz Conradi
    Department of Paediatrics, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 166:467-71. 2007
    ..A downfall of NPC at the end of therapy was observed. NPC returned to baseline levels thanks to "de novo" colonization in half of the cases, a few weeks after...
  17. pmc Daptomycin plus fosfomycin versus daptomycin monotherapy in treating MRSA: protocol of a multicentre, randomised, phase III trial
    E Shaw
    Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    BMJ Open 5:e006723. 2015
    ..The study aims to demonstrate that combination of daptomycin plus fosfomycin achieves higher clinical success rates in the treatment of MRSA bacteraemia than daptomycin alone...
  18. doi request reprint Lack of association between genotypes and haematogenous seeding infections in a large cohort of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia from 21 Spanish hospitals
    O Gasch
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 20:361-7. 2014
    ..Higher vancomycin MIC was not identified as an independent risk factor, either. In contrast, persistent bacteraemia (OR 4.2; 2.3-7.8) and non-nosocomial acquisition (3.0; 1.7-5.6) were associated with increased risk...
  19. doi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia
    Javier Garau
    Department of Medicine and Infectious Disease Unit, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 371:455-8. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Foreign-body osteoarticular infection by Brucella melitensis: A report of three cases
    Mireia Cairo
    Services of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Plaza Dr Robert, 5, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:202-4. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint [Hospital admission, duration of stay and mortality in community-acquired pneumonia in an acute care hospital. Correlation between a pneumonia prognosis index and conventional clinical criteria for assessing severity]
    Esther Calbo
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:64-9. 2004
    ..NEJM 1997). We also analyzed which factors were associated with the need for inpatient treatment in PPI risk category III patients...