Elisabeth Nagy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Szeged
Country: Hungary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of metronidazole and imipenem resistance among Bacteroides fragilis group clinical isolates in Hungary
    E Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Biol Hung 52:271-80. 2001
  2. doi request reprint In vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators against a European compilation of anaerobes collected as part of the Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial (TEST)
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Szeged, Hungary
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:33-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Anaerobic infections: update on treatment considerations
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Drugs 70:841-58. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The place of molecular genetic methods in the diagnostics of human pathogenic anaerobic bacteria. A minireview
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Somogyi Béla tér 1, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 53:183-94. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Differentiation of division I (cfiA-negative) and division II (cfiA-positive) Bacteroides fragilis strains by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Hungarian Anaerobe Reference Laboratory, Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 60:1584-90. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Species identification of clinical isolates of Bacteroides by matrix-assisted laser-desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    E Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, H 6701 Szeged, Hungary
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:796-802. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of changes in the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile isolated from diarrheal patients in Hungary
    Gabriella Terhes
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Hungary
    Anaerobe 15:237-40. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Outbreak of septicaemic cases caused by Acinetobacter ursingii in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Krisztina Máder
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Szeged, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Clinical Center, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Med Microbiol 300:338-40. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of imipenem-resistant, cfiA-positive Bacteroides fragilis isolates from the USA, Hungary and Kuwait
    József Sóki
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 53:413-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular investigation of genetic elements contributing to metronidazole resistance in Bacteroides strains
    József Sóki
    Instutute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Somogyi Béla tér 1, Hungary
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:212-20. 2006

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Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of metronidazole and imipenem resistance among Bacteroides fragilis group clinical isolates in Hungary
    E Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Biol Hung 52:271-80. 2001
    ..In the 2 B. fragilis isolates with increased MICs to metronidazole, the nim gene could be detected by PCR. The IS1186 element was found in these isolates upregulating the metronidazole resistance gene...
  2. doi request reprint In vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators against a European compilation of anaerobes collected as part of the Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial (TEST)
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Szeged, Hungary
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:33-8. 2010
    ..Tigecycline showed the lowest MIC(90) against the key pathogen Clostridium difficile (0.25 mg/l). These in vitro results indicate that tigecycline may be useful in the treatment of infections caused by or involving anaerobic pathogens...
  3. doi request reprint Anaerobic infections: update on treatment considerations
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Drugs 70:841-58. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The place of molecular genetic methods in the diagnostics of human pathogenic anaerobic bacteria. A minireview
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Somogyi Béla tér 1, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 53:183-94. 2006
    ..The investigation of toxin production at a molecular level helps in the detection of new toxin types. This mini-review surveys some of the results obtained by our group and others using molecular genetic methods in anaerobic diagnostics...
  5. doi request reprint Differentiation of division I (cfiA-negative) and division II (cfiA-positive) Bacteroides fragilis strains by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Hungarian Anaerobe Reference Laboratory, Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 60:1584-90. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Species identification of clinical isolates of Bacteroides by matrix-assisted laser-desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    E Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, H 6701 Szeged, Hungary
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:796-802. 2009
    ..The discriminating power and identification accuracy of MALDI-TOF MS proved to be superior to that of biochemical testing for Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, Bacteroides ovatus and Bacteroides uniformis...
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of changes in the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile isolated from diarrheal patients in Hungary
    Gabriella Terhes
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Hungary
    Anaerobe 15:237-40. 2009
    ..5%, 25% and 6.3%, respectively. Erythromycin resistance was frequently associated with clindamycin and moxifloxacin resistance, however this resistant phenotype was not found among strains isolated in 2002-2003...
  8. doi request reprint Outbreak of septicaemic cases caused by Acinetobacter ursingii in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Krisztina Máder
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Szeged, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Clinical Center, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Med Microbiol 300:338-40. 2010
    ..In spite of the environmental screening, the source of the infection could not be clarified. One of 3 neonates died, the others recovered and were discharged home after several months of hospitalization...
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of imipenem-resistant, cfiA-positive Bacteroides fragilis isolates from the USA, Hungary and Kuwait
    József Sóki
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 53:413-9. 2004
    ..On the basis of the available phenotypic and genotypic evidence, the present data suggest that there are at least two cfiA activation mechanisms among B. fragilis isolates...
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular investigation of genetic elements contributing to metronidazole resistance in Bacteroides strains
    József Sóki
    Instutute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Somogyi Béla tér 1, Hungary
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:212-20. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Distribution of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotypes in regions of Hungary
    Gabriella Terhes
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 55:279-82. 2006
    ..7 %) in South Hungary, whereas this type was rare in the Budapest region and was not common to West Hungary. In West Hungary and the Budapest region, PCR ribotype 014 was most frequent (28.9 and 29 %, respectively)...
  12. doi request reprint Successful application of the DiversiLab repetitive-sequence-based PCR typing system for confirmation of the circulation of a multiresistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa clone in different hospital wards
    Csilla Ratkai
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 67:202-6. 2010
    ..Multilocus sequence typing of one of the clinical isolates of the circulating clone proved that it is a member of a clonal complex of P. aeruginosa that has not been previously described in clinical samples...
  13. ncbi request reprint Screening of isolates from faeces for carbapenem-resistant Bacteroides strains; existence of strains with novel types of resistance mechanisms
    József Sóki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Somogyi Béla tér 1, Hungary
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:450-4. 2004
    ..fragilis strains. The cfiA-negative strains exhibited lower levels of carbapenem resistance and varying levels of carbapenemase activity, suggesting that other resistance mechanisms may also exist...
  14. pmc Comparison of a rapid molecular method, the BD GeneOhm Cdiff assay, to the most frequently used laboratory tests for detection of toxin-producing Clostridium difficile in diarrheal feces
    Gabriella Terhes
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical and Pharmaceutical Center, H 6725 Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Hungary
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3478-81. 2009
    ..difficile strains being missed...
  15. doi request reprint Occurrence and analysis of rare cfiA-bft doubly positive Bacteroides fragilis strains
    József Sóki
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Clinical Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Semmelweis 6, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary Electronic address
    Anaerobe 23:70-3. 2013
    ..fragilis genomic pattern (I.1.). Thus we concluded that the bft-carrying CTn86 conjugative transposons are mobile accounting for this unexpected simultaneous occurrence of the cfiA and bft genes. ..
  16. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of the carbapenem and metronidazole resistance mechanisms of Bacteroides strains reported in a Europe-wide antibiotic resistance survey
    József Sóki
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Semmelweis 6, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 41:122-5. 2013
    ..Interestingly, few (n=3) nim-positive strains were found, including one metronidazole-resistant strain harbouring nimE activated by ISBf6, and two susceptible strains harbouring chromosomally located nim genes...
  17. doi request reprint Detection of periodontopathogenic bacteria in pregnant women by traditional anaerobic culture method and by a commercial molecular genetic method
    Edit Urban
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Hungary
    Anaerobe 16:283-8. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Investigation of the prevalence of tetQ, tetX and tetX1 genes in Bacteroides strains with elevated tigecycline minimum inhibitory concentrations
    Noémi Anikó Bartha
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 38:522-5. 2011
    ..The common occurrence of ermF, tetX, tetX1 and tetQ genes together predicted the presence of the CTnDOT-like Bacteroides conjugative transposon in this collection of Bacteroides strains...
  19. doi request reprint MALDI-TOF MS fingerprinting facilitates rapid discrimination of phylotypes I, II and III of Propionibacterium acnes
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Hungarian Anaerobe Reference Laboratory, Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, 6725 Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Hungary
    Anaerobe 20:20-6. 2013
    ..Our study demonstrates that MALDI-TOF MS is a reliable and powerful tool for rapid identification and typing of P. acnes strains from the main genetic divisions of the species...
  20. ncbi request reprint Production of extracellular proteases by human pathogenic Trichoderma longibrachiatum strains
    L Kredics
    Microbiological Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and University of Szeged, PO Box 533, H 6701 Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 51:283-95. 2004
    ..Based on the results, the different isoenzymes seem to have different optimal pH values. Extracellular proteolytic enzymes may be involved in the pathogenecity of Trichoderma strains as facultative human pathogens...
  21. pmc Community-acquired Clostridium difficile diarrhea caused by binary toxin, toxin A, and toxin B gene-positive isolates in Hungary
    Gabriella Terhes
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Somogyi Béla tér 1, Hungary
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4316-8. 2004
    ..In two cases, the presence of a binary toxin gene was observed by PCR; both isolates that were isolated from diarrheal feces carried the tcdA and tcdB genes. No prior hospitalization had occurred in either case...
  22. doi request reprint The value of MALDI-TOF MS for the identification of clinically relevant anaerobic bacteria in routine laboratories
    Elisabeth Nagy
    National Anaerobic Reference Laboratory, Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 61:1393-400. 2012
    ..For the 44 discordant results, 16S rRNA gene sequencing confirmed MALDI-TOF MS identification in 41 cases, leaving three isolates (0.7 %) that had been misidentified by MALDI-TOF MS...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of fungaemia infections in a Hungarian university hospital between 1996 and 2009
    Ilona Doczi
    University of Szeged, Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 59:29-41. 2012
    ..The most frequent species cultured from blood samples were C. albicans and C. glabrata. The incidence of resistant isolates remained constant. The local trends of fungaemia must be monitored and compared with global reports...
  24. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of the effector mechanisms of cefoxitin resistance among Bacteroides strains
    József Sóki
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Clinical Centre, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2492-500. 2011
    ..The characterization of Bacteroides strains with regard to the cfxA gene, the MTn4555 mobilizable transposon, the role of penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) and heterogeneous cefoxitin resistance...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence, nucleotide sequence and expression studies of two proteins of a 5.6kb, class III, Bacteroides plasmid frequently found in clinical isolates from European countries
    József Sóki
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Clinical Center, Faculty of General Medicine, University of Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Plasmid 63:86-97. 2010
    ..Four additional ORFs (orf1-4) were identified. Orf1 was predicted to code a lipoprotein. In expression studies in an Escherichia coli host, Orf1 behaved as a periplasmic protein...
  26. ncbi request reprint Distribution of anaerobic bacteria among pregnant periodontitis patients who experience preterm delivery
    Edit Urban
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6701 Szeged, P O Box 427, Hungary
    Anaerobe 12:52-7. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Emergence and evolution of an international cluster of MDR Bacteroides fragilis isolates
    József Sóki
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Antimicrob Chemother 71:2441-8. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the antibiotic resistance profiles, antibiotic resistance mechanisms and possible 'clonal' nature of some MDR Bacteroides fragilis strains that simultaneously harboured cfiA, nimB, IS1186 and IS4351...
  28. doi request reprint In vitro antibiotic susceptibility profile of Clostridium difficile excluding PCR ribotype 027 outbreak strain in Hungary
    Gabriella Terhes
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary Electronic address
    Anaerobe 30:41-4. 2014
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Investigation of the MICs of fidaxomicin and other antibiotics against Hungarian Clostridium difficile isolates
    Zsuzsa Eitel
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Anaerobe 31:47-9. 2015
    ..008-0.5 mg/L, with a MIC90 of 0.125 mg/L. Only four isolates (2.1%) had 0.5 mg/L MIC to fidaxomicin. The obtained MICs showed identical distribution to those found in the EUCAST database for wild-type strains. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Activities of four frog skin-derived antimicrobial peptides (temporin-1DRa, temporin-1Va and the melittin-related peptides AR-23 and RV-23) against anaerobic bacteria
    Edit Urban
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:317-21. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Examination of cfiA-mediated carbapenem resistance in Bacteroides fragilis strains from a European antibiotic susceptibility survey
    J Soki
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of General Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Somogyi Béla tér 1, Hungary
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:497-502. 2006
    ..The major determinant of carbapenem resistance in Bacteroides fragilis is production of CfiA metallo-beta-lactamase via activation of the cfiA gene by IS elements (higher level resistance) or by activation of its putative own promoter...
  32. ncbi request reprint The microflora associated with human oral carcinomas
    K N Nagy
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary
    Oral Oncol 34:304-8. 1998
    ..These findings must be considered in relation to the known predisposition of such patients to systemic infections, and to the unpleasant complications of oral morbidity due to infected lesions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Breeding of mycoparasitic Trichoderma strains for heavy metal resistance
    L Kredics
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences and University of Szeged, Microbiological Research Group, Hungary
    Lett Appl Microbiol 33:112-6. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint [Surgical treatment of giant basilar artery aneurysm with induced hypothermia and circulatory arrest]
    P Barzo
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Szent Györgyi Albert Orvos és Gyógyszerésztudományi Centrum, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Idegsebészeti Klinika
    Orv Hetil 142:2747-52. 2001
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Rapid identification of clinical Trichoderma longibrachiatum isolates by cellulose-acetate electrophoresis-mediated isoenzyme analysis
    A Szekeres
    Department of Microbiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:369-75. 2006
    ..longibrachiatum. Furthermore, as many different enzyme systems are available, the method may also be suitable for the identification of other clinically relevant fungal species...
  36. ncbi request reprint In vitro water activity and pH dependence of mycelial growth and extracellular enzyme activities of Trichoderma strains with biocontrol potential
    L Kredics
    Microbiological Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Appl Microbiol 96:491-8. 2004
    ..g. beta-glucosidase, cellobiohydrolase and beta-xylosidase) and mycoparasitism (e.g. N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminidase, trypsin-like protease and chymotrypsin-like protease) of Trichoderma strains with biocontrol potential...
  37. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of Bacteroides fragilis group isolates in Europe: 20 years of experience
    E Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical Centre, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:371-9. 2011
    ..4%), whereas, for clindamycin, the resistance rates were higher in Mediterranean (41.8%) and lower in Scandinavian countries (22.5%). Piperacillin/tazobactam resistance was also higher in Scandinavian countries...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of the BIOMIC Video System to evaluate the susceptibility of clinical yeast isolates to fluconazole and voriconazole by a disk diffusion method
    Ilona Doczi
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 53:135-44. 2006
    ..Differences were detected in the distribution of fluconazole-susceptibility data of C. glabrata isolates in the different counties of Hungary: most of the resistant isolates were observed in the eastern part of the country...
  39. doi request reprint The prevalence of antibiotic resistance genes in Bacteroides fragilis group strains isolated in different European countries
    Zsuzsa Eitel
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Anaerobe 21:43-9. 2013
    ..5% of strains and occurred at different frequencies among B. fragilis and non-fragilis Bacteroides strains, but was represented only in a minor proportion of moxifloxacin-resistant strains...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific mitochondrial DNA polymorphism within the emerging filamentous fungal pathogen Trichoderma longibrachiatum
    Zsuzsanna Antal
    Microbiological Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, University of Szeged, H 6701 Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 55:31-5. 2006
    ..However, clinical and non-clinical isolates did not form separate clusters on the resulting dendrogram and thus there was no indication of a correlation between genetic structure and pathogenicity of the isolates...
  41. ncbi request reprint An 8-year evaluation of antibiotic consumption and antibiotic resistance among Streptococcus pneumoniae from in- and out-patients in Szeged, Hungary
    E Hajdu
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Hungary
    J Chemother 19:519-27. 2007
    ..Our 8-year study using the NCCLS/CLSI methodology consequently revealed a low prevalence of high-level resistance to penicillin in S. pneumoniae strains obtained both from adults and children...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of daptomycin, metronidazole and mezlocillin combinations on mixed bacterial cultures involving facultative and anaerobic bacteria
    E Nagy
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary
    Scand J Infect Dis 23:239-45. 1991
    ..The antimicrobial susceptibilities of the clinical isolates tested here in mixed cultures of up to 3 strains were modified significantly by interactions between the strains and the antibiotics used...
  43. doi request reprint Development of EUCAST disk diffusion method for susceptibility testing of the Bacteroides fragilis group isolates
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary Electronic address
    Anaerobe 31:65-71. 2015
    ..In conclusion, we suggest that disk diffusion can be an option for susceptibility testing of B. fragilis group isolates for most relevant antibiotics in routine laboratories. ..
  44. doi request reprint Four cases of bacteraemia caused by Fusobacterium nucleatum in febrile, neutropenic patients
    Gabriella Terhes
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 60:1046-9. 2011
    ..All isolated strains were susceptible to standard anti-anaerobic antibiotics...
  45. ncbi request reprint Controlled study of lactoperoxidase gel on oral flora and saliva in irradiated patients with oral cancer
    Katalin Nagy
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Craniofac Surg 18:1157-64. 2007
    ..007). Use of enzyme-engineered Biotène products that assist in control of the oral microbial flora as well as supporting oral comfort through lubrication appear to be useful aids for irradiated patients with oropharyngeal cancer...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus genotypes in Hungarian and Austrian patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Zsofia Muller
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Somogyi B tér 1, H 6725, Szeged, Hungary
    J Clin Virol 26:295-300. 2003
    ..The TruGene HCV 5'NC Genotyping assay for the determination of HCV genotypes proved to be useful for a high-throughput routine diagnostic laboratory...
  47. ncbi request reprint Aetiology and antifungal susceptibility of yeast bloodstream infections in a Hungarian university hospital between 1996 and 2000
    Ilona Doczi
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Medical Faculty, University of Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 51:677-81. 2002
    ..All isolates were susceptible to amphotericin B. The percentage of yeast isolates with decreased susceptibility or resistance to fluconazole was smaller (15.7%) than that for itraconazole (24%)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of the genus Trichoderma. A review
    L Kredics
    Microbiological Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, University of Szeged, P O Box 533, H 6701 Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 50:105-17. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of cefditoren against a special collection of clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from Hungary
    Elisabeth Nagy
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, P O Box 427, H 6701 Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 50:119-24. 2003
    ..015-2.0 mg/l for all the tested S. pneumoniae isolates. Its good activity suggests that cefditoren is expected to be a potent drug in infections caused by penicillin-resistant and multidrug-resistant S. pneumoniae...
  50. ncbi request reprint Two intriguing Bilophila wadsworthia cases from Hungary
    Edit Urban
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged H 6701, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 53:1167-9. 2004
    ..The two cases described here are the first report of the isolation of B. wadsworthia in Hungary, and include the first isolation from chronic mastoiditis complicated with a brain abscess...
  51. ncbi request reprint PCR ribotyping of clinically important Clostridium difficile strains from Hungary
    E Urban
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 50:1082-6. 2001
    ..Two non-toxigenic C. difficile strains were found to exhibit the same pattern, which was distinct from those of all the ribotypes described previously, suggesting that this is a new type...
  52. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of microflora associated with oral malignancy
    K Nagy
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary
    Oral Oncol 36:32-6. 2000
    ..The findings of the present study indicate that in addition to any other oral focus, the lesion itself, when ulcerated, should receive direct antimicrobial treatment so as to reduce patient morbidity and enhance quality of life...
  53. ncbi request reprint Biofilm formation on intrauterine devices in relation to duration of use
    Z Pal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged H 6701, PO Box 427, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 54:1199-203. 2005
    ..A close association of the distribution of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria on the IUDs with different times in situ was found...
  54. doi request reprint High-affinity iron permease (FTR1) gene sequence-based molecular identification of clinically important Zygomycetes
    I Nyilasi
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, University of Szeged Microbiology Research Group, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:393-7. 2008
    ..Rhizomucor and Syncephalastrum could be identified at the genus level. PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the amplified gene fragment using AluI digestion distinguished three subgroups among the R. oryzae isolates...
  55. doi request reprint Aerobic and anaerobic bacteriology of chronic adenoid disease in children
    Gabriella Fekete-Szabo
    Pediatrics Clinic and Children s Health Centre, Pediatrics Clinic Section B, Ear Nose Throat Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:1217-20. 2010
    ..The predominant aerobic isolates in all two groups were S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae and M. catarrhalis. Anaerobic bacteria most commonly recovered in the adenoid were Peptostreptococcus spp., Prevotella spp., and Fusobacterium spp...
  56. ncbi request reprint Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of Mucor circinelloides
    I Nyilasi
    HAS USZ Microbiological Research Group, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, University of Szeged, 6701 Szeged, Hungary
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 50:415-20. 2005
    ..The stability of transformants remained questionable during the latter analyses...
  57. ncbi request reprint Molecular genetic and traditional methods for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (discrepancy analysis)
    J Deak
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Somogyi Béla tér 1, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 48:449-55. 2001
    ..2 (0.83%) samples were positive only on cultivation, and 31 (12.97%) samples were positive only with the molecular diagnostic methods. The differences are undoubtedly explained by the sensitivity of the molecular diagnostic methods...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of gastrointestinal disease caused by Clostridium difficile in a university hospital in Hungary
    E Urban
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szolnok, Hungary
    J Hosp Infect 51:175-8. 2002
    ..The results showed that patients from the surgical (33.3%), internal (24%) and haematological (12.8%) wards had the greatest frequency of diarrhoea attributable to C. difficile...
  59. ncbi request reprint Post-antibiotic and synergic effects of fluoroquinolones and ceftazidime in combination against Pseudomonas strains
    I Mayer
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Biol Hung 52:241-8. 2001
    ..aeruginosa isolate 1 than ciprofloxacin alone. The combinations, however, did not have longer PAEs than those of the single drugs against the other 5 P. aeruginosa isolates...
  60. ncbi request reprint Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in asymptomatic women in Hungary. An epidemiological and cost-effectiveness analysis
    T Nyari
    Department of Medical Informatics, The University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:300-6. 2001
    ..Results were used to carry out a cost-effectiveness analysis of screening for chlamydial infection in women with asymptomatic genital infections...
  61. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo percutaneous absorption of topical dosage forms: case studies
    I Csoka
    Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Pharm 291:11-9. 2005
    ..The in vivo feedback for piroxicam was the measurement of the anti-inflammatory activity by edema inhibition percentage. Significant differences were measured in case of the developed systems compared to the reference...
  62. ncbi request reprint The detection of hepatitis C virus in South Hungary
    Z Muller
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University of Szeged, Somogyi B tér 1, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    J Clin Virol 20:81-3. 2001
    ..More than 100 million people are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) worldwide. The prevalence of HCV infection varies from country to country and the natural history of hepatitis C infection is not well understood...
  63. ncbi request reprint Karyotyping of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata isolates from recurrent vaginal infections by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
    Eleonora Fodor
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 49:59-68. 2002
    ..albicans and C. glabrata causing vulvovaginitis, and demonstrated the persistence of colonization with the same strain over different periods of time despite therapy (15/16 women)...
  64. doi request reprint European surveillance study on antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-positive anaerobic cocci
    J Brazier
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, F68, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge SE 141 86, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 31:316-20. 2008
    ..Four isolates were resistant to both agents. The majority of resistant isolates were identified as F. magna and originated from blood, abscesses and soft tissue infections...
  65. ncbi request reprint The relationship between serotypes and PFGE genotypes in isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from Hungary
    O Dobay
    Medical Microbiology, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:673-6. 2005
    ..In addition, the presence of some well-defined resistant international pneumococcal clones in the Hungarian population was identified...
  66. ncbi request reprint Use of Etest to assess synergy of antibiotic combinations against clinical isolates of Pseudomonas spp
    E Fodor
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 25:183-4. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of an imipenem-resistant Bacteroides fragilis strain from a prostate abscess in a dog
    J Soki
    Vet Microbiol 84:187-90. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint The role of biofilm infection in urology
    P Tenke
    Department of Urology, Jahn Ferenc South Pest Hospital, Köves utca 2 4, 1204 Budapest, Hungary
    World J Urol 24:13-20. 2006
    ..Easier methods for diagnosing and quantifying biofilm infection, to develop more specific antimicrobial agents and ideal device surfaces would surely help the fight against biofilm formation...
  69. pmc Candida krusei, a multidrug-resistant opportunistic fungal pathogen: geographic and temporal trends from the ARTEMIS DISK Antifungal Surveillance Program, 2001 to 2005
    M A Pfaller
    Medical Microbiology Division, C606 GH, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:515-21. 2008
    ..25 microg/ml). C. krusei is an uncommon but multidrug-resistant fungal pathogen. Among the systemically active antifungal agents, the echinocandins appear to be the most active against this important pathogen...
  70. ncbi request reprint Height and gestational diabetes mellitus
    A Gy Tabák
    Diabet Med 19:344-5. 2002
  71. doi request reprint Fluoroquinolone resistance in Clostridium difficile isolates from a prospective study of C. difficile infections in Europe
    Patrizia Spigaglia
    1Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 57:784-9. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and laboratory diagnostics of legionellae]
    Z Szénási
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Szent Györgyi Albert Orvos és Gyógyszerésztudományi Centrum, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Klinikai Mikrobiológiai Diagnosztikai Intézet
    Orv Hetil 142:1035-43. 2001
    ..It is concluded that PCR and culturing do complement, but do not substitute each other...
  73. ncbi request reprint The training curriculum in hospital infection control
    A Voss
    UMC St Radboud, Nijmegen University Centre for Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:33-5. 2005
    ....
  74. pmc Bacterial phage receptors, versatile tools for display of polypeptides on the cell surface
    H Etz
    Antigen Discovery Group, Intercell Biomedizinische Forschungs und Entwicklungs AG, Rennweg 95B, 1030 Vienna, Austria
    J Bacteriol 183:6924-35. 2001
    ..The combination of FhuA, along with with BtuB and LamB, should provide a comprehensive tool for displaying complex peptide libraries of various insert sizes on the surface of E. coli for diverse applications...
  75. pmc Results from the ARTEMIS DISK Global Antifungal Surveillance Study: a 6.5-year analysis of susceptibilities of Candida and other yeast species to fluconazole and voriconazole by standardized disk diffusion testing
    M A Pfaller
    Medical Microbiology Division, C606 GH, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:5848-59. 2005
    ....