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Service of Infectious Diseases
Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
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Population structure, genetic diversity and pathotypes of Streptococcus suis isolated during the last 13 years from diseased pigs in Switzerland.
Scherrer S, Rosato G, Spoerry Serrano N, Stevens MJA, Rademacher F, Schrenzel J, Gottschalk M, Stephan R, Peterhans S
Vet Res. 2020 Jul 8;51(1):85. doi: 10.1186/s13567-020-00813-w.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Cutaneous ulcers revealing diphtheria: A re-emerging disease imported from Indian Ocean countries?
Alberto C, Osdoit S, Villani AP, Bellec L, Belmonte O, Schrenzel J, Bagny K
Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Jul 3:S0151-9638(20)30251-9. doi: 10.1016/j.annder.2020.04.024.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Impact of the Novel Prophage ?SA169 on Persistent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Endovascular Infection.
Li L, Wang G, Li Y, Francois P, Bayer AS, Chen L, Seidl K, Cheung A, Xiong YQ
mSystems. 2020 Jun 30;5(3):e00178-20. doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00178-20.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Digital microbiology.
Egli A, Schrenzel J, Greub G
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020 Jun 27:S1198-743X(20)30367-0. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2020.06.023.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Metagenomic Characterization of Gut Microbiota of Carriers of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Following Treatment with Oral Antibiotics and Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: Results from a Multicenter Randomized Trial.
Leo S, Lazarevic V, Girard M, Gaïa N, Schrenzel J, de Lastours V, Fantin B, Bonten M, Carmeli Y, Rondinaud E, Harbarth S, Huttner BD
Microorganisms. 2020 Jun 23;8(6):E941. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8060941.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

[Microbiota specificities among the elderly Summary of the 5th symposium « Feeding the Microbiota »].
Zanella MC, Genton L, Schrenzel J
Rev Med Suisse. 2020 Jun 17;16(698):1266-1269.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

SPHN/PHRT: Forming a Swiss-Wide Infrastructure for Data-Driven Sepsis Research.
Egli A, Battegay M, Büchler AC, Bühlmann P, Calandra T, Eckert P, Furrer H, Greub G, Jakob SM, Kaiser L, Leib SL, Marsch S, Meinshausen N, Pagani JL, Pugin J, Rätsch G, Schrenzel J, Schüpbach R, Siegemund M, Zamboni N, Zbinden R, Zinkernagel A, Borgwardt K
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2020 Jun 16;270:1163-1167. doi: 10.3233/SHTI200346.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Strain coverage of Bexsero vaccine assessed by whole-genome sequencing over a cohort of invasive meningococci of serogroups B and W isolated in Switzerland.
Leo S, Lazarevic V, Girard M, Getaz-Jimenez Velasco GC, Gaïa N, Renzi G, Cherkaoui A, Hong E, Taha MK, Schrenzel J
Vaccine. 2020 Jul 14;38(33):5324-5331. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.05.071. Epub 2020 Jun 16.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Influenza-associated aspergillosis in critically-ill patients-a retrospective bicentric cohort study.
Waldeck F, Boroli F, Suh N, Wendel Garcia PD, Flury D, Notter J, Iten A, Kaiser L, Schrenzel J, Boggian K, Maggiorini M, Pugin J, Kleger GR, Albrich WC
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 3:1-9. doi: 10.1007/s10096-020-03923-7.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Septic shock caused by Capnocytophaga canis after a cat scratch.
Donner V, Buzzi M, Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Girard M, Renzi F, Renzi G, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 May 24. doi: 10.1007/s10096-020-03922-8.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Niche specialization and spread of Staphylococcus capitis involved in neonatal sepsis.
Wirth T, Bergot M, Rasigade JP, Pichon B, Barbier M, Martins-Simoes P, Jacob L, Pike R, Tissieres P, Picaud JC, Kearns A, Supply P, Butin M, Laurent F
Nat Microbiol. 2020 May;5(5):735-745. doi: 10.1038/s41564-020-0676-2. Epub 2020 Apr 27.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Performances and usefulness of Xpert MTB/RIF assay in low-incidence settings: not that bad?
Pham TT, Schrenzel J, Janssens JP, Emonet S
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 18. doi: 10.1007/s10096-020-03887-8.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

"French Phage Network" Annual Conference-Fifth Meeting Report.
Laumay F, Chaïb A, Linares R, Breyton C
Viruses. 2020 Apr 14;12(4):446. doi: 10.3390/v12040446.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Implementation of the WASPLab™ and first year achievements within a university hospital.
Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Viollet A, Fleischmann M, Metral-Boffod L, Dominguez-Amado D, Vuilleumier N, Schrenzel J
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Aug;39(8):1527-1534. doi: 10.1007/s10096-020-03872-1. Epub 2020 Apr 5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

First case of Streptococcus suis infection in Switzerland: An emerging public health problem?
Olearo F, Marinosci A, Stephan R, Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Gaia N, Leo S, Lazarevic V, Schrenzel J
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 5:101590. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101590.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid diagnostic tests for infectious diseases in the emergency department.
Bouzid D, Zanella MC, Kerneis S, Visseaux B, May L, Schrenzel J, Cattoir V
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020 Feb 29:S1198-743X(20)30107-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2020.02.024.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Changes in Microbiota Profiles After Prolonged Frozen Storage of Stool Suspensions.
Dorsaz S, Charretier Y, Girard M, Gaïa N, Leo S, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, Huttner B, Lazarevic V
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020 Feb 28;10:77. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2020.00077. eCollection 2020.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Second Periprosthetic Joint Infection Caused by Streptococcus dysgalactiae: How Genomic Sequencing Can Help Defining the Best Therapeutic Strategy.
Pham TT, Lazarevic V, Gaia N, Girard M, Cherkaoui A, Suva D, Schrenzel J
Front Med (Lausanne). 2020 Feb 21;7:53. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.00053. eCollection 2020.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid high resolution melting assay to differentiate Streptococcus suis serotypes 2, 1/2, 1, and 14.
Scherrer S, Rademacher F, Spoerry Serrano N, Schrenzel J, Gottschalk M, Stephan R, Landolt P
Microbiologyopen. 2020 Apr;9(4):e995. doi: 10.1002/mbo3.995. Epub 2020 Jan 22.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid identification by MALDI-TOF/MS and antimicrobial disk diffusion susceptibility testing for positive blood cultures after a short incubation on the WASPLab.
Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Azam N, Schorderet D, Vuilleumier N, Schrenzel J
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Jun;39(6):1063-1070. doi: 10.1007/s10096-020-03817-8. Epub 2020 Jan 21.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparative Transcriptomic and Functional Assessments of Linezolid-Responsive Small RNA Genes in Staphylococcus aureus.
Gao W, Guérillot R, Lin YH, Tree J, Beaume M, François P, Monk IR, Seemann T, Schrenzel J, Howden BP, Stinear TP
mSystems. 2020 Jan 7;5(1):e00665-19. doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00665-19.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparison of the Copan WASPLab incorporating the BioRad expert system against the SIRscan 2000 automatic for routine antimicrobial disc diffusion susceptibility testing.
Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Fischer A, Azam N, Schorderet D, Vuilleumier N, Schrenzel J
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020 May;26(5):619-625. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.11.008. Epub 2019 Nov 13.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Automated Incubation and Digital Image Analysis of Chromogenic Media Using Copan WASPLab Enables Rapid Detection of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus.
Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Charretier Y, Blanc DS, Vuilleumier N, Schrenzel J
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2019 Nov 6;9:379. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00379. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparative Genome Analysis of Staphylococcus lugdunensis Shows Clonal Complex-Dependent Diversity of the Putative Virulence Factor, ess/Type VII Locus.
Lebeurre J, Dahyot S, Diene S, Paulay A, Aubourg M, Argemi X, Giard JC, Tournier I, François P, Pestel-Caron M
Front Microbiol. 2019 Oct 31;10:2479. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02479. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Atypical presentation of Lemierre's syndrome: case report and literature review.
Laurencet ME, Rosset-Zufferey S, Schrenzel J
BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 21;19(1):868. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-4538-6.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Disrupting Myelin-Specific Th17 Cell Gut Homing Confers Protection in an Adoptive Transfer Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis.
Duc D, Vigne S, Bernier-Latmani J, Yersin Y, Ruiz F, Gaïa N, Leo S, Lazarevic V, Schrenzel J, Petrova TV, Pot C
Cell Rep. 2019 Oct 8;29(2):378-390.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.09.002.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

From genotype to antibiotic susceptibility phenotype in the order Enterobacterales: a clinical perspective.
Ruppé E, Cherkaoui A, Charretier Y, Girard M, Schicklin S, Lazarevic V, Schrenzel J
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020 May;26(5):643.e1-643.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.09.018. Epub 2019 Oct 3.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Next-Generation Sequencing for the Diagnosis of Challenging Culture-Negative Endocarditis.
Kolb M, Lazarevic V, Emonet S, Calmy A, Girard M, Gaïa N, Charretier Y, Cherkaoui A, Keller P, Huber C, Schrenzel J
Front Med (Lausanne). 2019 Sep 20;6:203. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2019.00203. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Targeting the Gut Microbiota to Treat Cachexia.
Genton L, Mareschal J, Charretier Y, Lazarevic V, Bindels LB, Schrenzel J
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2019 Sep 12;9:305. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00305. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Symposium report: One Health meets sequencing.
Egli A, Koch D, Danuser J, Hendriksen RS, Driesen S, Schmid DC, Neher R, Mäusezahl M, Seth-Smith HMB, Bloemberg G, Tschudin-Sutter S, Endimiani A, Perreten V, Greub G, Schrenzel J, Stephan R
Microbes Infect. 2020 Jan-Feb;22(1):1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2019.07.004. Epub 2019 Aug 8.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rare Case of Community-Acquired Endocarditis Caused by Neisseria meningitidis Assessed by Clinical Metagenomics.
Choutko V, Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Girard M, Renzi G, Leo S, Keller PM, Huber C, Schrenzel J
Front Cardiovasc Med. 2019 Aug 6;6:112. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2019.00112. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Identification of respiratory microbiota markers in ventilator-associated pneumonia.
Emonet S, Lazarevic V, Leemann Refondini C, Gaïa N, Leo S, Girard M, Nocquet Boyer V, Wozniak H, Després L, Renzi G, Mostaguir K, Dupuis Lozeron E, Schrenzel J, Pugin J
Intensive Care Med. 2019 Aug;45(8):1082-1092. doi: 10.1007/s00134-019-05660-8. Epub 2019 Jun 17.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A molecular based diagnosis of positive blood culture in the context of viral haemorrhagic fever: proof of concept.
Cherkaoui A, Cherpillod P, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Kaiser L, Schibler M
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Oct;25(10):1289.e1-1289.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.05.021. Epub 2019 Jun 6.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Estimating the association between antibiotic exposure and colonization with extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Gram-negative bacteria using machine learning methods: a multicentre, prospective cohort study.
Tacconelli E, Górska A, De Angelis G, Lammens C, Restuccia G, Schrenzel J, Huson DH, Carevic B, Preotescu L, Carmeli Y, Kazma M, Spanu T, Carrara E, Malhotra-Kumar S, Gladstone BP
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020 Jan;26(1):87-94. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.05.013. Epub 2019 May 23.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Genomic epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W in Switzerland between 2010 and 2016.
Leo S, Lazarevic V, Girard M, Velasco GCG, Anson L, Gaïa N, Renzi G, Cherkaoui A, Born R, Basler S, Schrenzel J
J Infect. 2019 Sep;79(3):277-287. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.05.014. Epub 2019 May 21.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

[Fecal microbiota transplantation : current status and prospects].
Gilbert B, Schrenzel J
Rev Med Suisse. 2019 May 8;15(650):976-983.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Listeria monocytogenes infectious periaortitis: a case report from the infectious disease standpoint.
Foulex A, Coen M, Cherkaoui A, Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Leo S, Girard M, Mugnai D, Schrenzel J
BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 16;19(1):326. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3953-z.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Copan WASPLab automation significantly reduces incubation times and allows earlier culture readings.
Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Vuilleumier N, Schrenzel J
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Nov;25(11):1430.e5-1430.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.04.001. Epub 2019 Apr 12.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Microbiological diagnostics of bloodstream infections in Europe-an ESGBIES survey.
Idelevich EA, Seifert H, Sundqvist M, Scudeller L, Amit S, Balode A, Bilozor A, Drevinek P, Kocak Tufan Z, Koraqi A, Lamy B, Marekovic I, Miciuleviciene J, Müller Premru M, Pascual A, Pournaras S, Saegeman V, Schønheyder HC, Schrenzel J, Strateva T, Tilley R, Wiersinga WJ, Zabicka D, Carmeli Y, Becker K
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Nov;25(11):1399-1407. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.03.024. Epub 2019 Apr 10.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

[Diphtheria: new clinical presentations of an old disease].
Coen M, Alberto C, Éperon G, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J
Rev Med Suisse. 2019 Apr 10;15(646):786-790.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The Polycyclic Polyprenylated Acylphloroglucinol Antibiotic PPAP 23 Targets the Membrane and Iron Metabolism in Staphylococcus aureus.
Wang H, Kraus F, Popella P, Baykal A, Guttroff C, François P, Sass P, Plietker B, Götz F.
Front Microbiol. 2019 Jan 22;10:14. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00014. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Temperate Prophages Increase Bacterial Adhesin Expression and Virulence in an Experimental Model of Endocarditis Due to Staphylococcus aureus From the CC398 Lineage.
Laumay F, Corvaglia AR, Diene SM, Girard M, Oechslin F, van der Mee-Marquet N, Entenza JM, François P.
Front Microbiol. 2019 Apr 24;10:742. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00742. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Prevalence and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus in wastewater treatment plants by whole genomic sequencing.
Amirsoleimani A, Brion GM, Diene SM, François P, Richard EM.
Water Res. 2019 Jul 1;158:193-202. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.04.035. Epub 2019 Apr 15.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

fbl-Typing of Staphylococcus lugdunensis: A Frontline Tool for Epidemiological Studies, but Not Predictive of Fibrinogen Binding Ability.
Dahyot S, Lebeurre J, Laumay F, Argemi X, Dubos C, Lemée L, Prévost G, François P, Pestel-Caron M.
Front Microbiol. 2019 May 17;10:1109. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01109. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Inactivation of farR Causes High Rhodomyrtone Resistance and Increased Pathogenicity in Staphylococcus aureus.
Nguyen MT, Saising J, Tribelli PM, Nega M, Diene SM, François P, Schrenzel J, Spröer C, Bunk B, Ebner P, Hertlein T, Kumari N, Härtner T, Wistuba D, Voravuthikunchai SP, Mäder U, Ohlsen K, Götz F.
Front Microbiol. 2019 May 28;10:1157. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01157. eCollection 2019.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A multifaceted small RNA modulates gene expression upon glucose limitation in Staphylococcus aureus.
Bronesky D, Desgranges E, Corvaglia A, François P, Caballero CJ, Prado L, Toledo-Arana A, Lasa I, Moreau K, Vandenesch F, Marzi S, Romby P, Caldelari I.
EMBO J. 2019 Mar 15;38(6). pii: e99363. doi: 10.15252/embj.201899363. Epub 2019 Feb 13.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Messages from the third International Conference on Clinical Metagenomics (ICCMg3).
Ruppé E, Schrenzel J.
Microbes Infect. 2019 Mar 2. pii: S1286-4579(19)30026-7. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2019.02.004. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Potential in vivo transfer of a blaCTX-M14-harbouring plasmid established by combining long- and short-read sequencing.
Xavier BB, Renzi G, Lammens C, Cherkaoui A, Goossens H, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, Malhotra-Kumar S.
J Microbiol Methods. 2019 Feb 7. pii: S0167-7012(18)30789-9. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2019.02.004. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The intestinal microbiota predisposes to traveler's diarrhea and to the carriage of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae after traveling to tropical regions.
Leo S, Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Estellat C, Girard M, Matheron S, Armand-Lefèvre L, Andremont A The VOYAG-R study group, Schrenzel J, Ruppé E.
Gut Microbes. 2019 Feb 3:1-11. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2018.1564431. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparison of analytical performances of the Roche Cobas 6800 CT/NG assay with the Abbott m2000 Real Time CT/NG assay for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Mombelli M, Jaton K, Yerly S, Vuilleumier N, Schrenzel J.
J Med Microbiol. 2019 Feb;68(2):197-200. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000909. Epub 2019 Jan 3.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Massive Diversity in Whole-Genome Sequences of Streptococcus suis Strains from Infected Pigs in Switzerland.
Stevens MJA, Spoerry Serrano N, Cernela N, Schmitt S, Schrenzel J, Stephan R.
Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Jan 31;8(5). pii: e01656-18. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01656-18. eCollection 2019 Jan.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

High-throughput sequencing for the aetiologic identification of viral encephalitis, meningoencephalitis, and meningitis. A narrative review and clinical appraisal.
Zanella MC, Lenggenhager L, Schrenzel J, Cordey S, Kaiser L.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S1198-743X(18)30812-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.12.022. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Antibiotics Stimulate Formation of Vesicles in Staphylococcus aureus in both Phage-Dependent and -Independent Fashions and via Different Routes.
Andreoni F, Toyofuku M, Menzi C, Kalawong R, Mairpady Shambat S, François P, Zinkernagel AS, Eberl L.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Jan 29;63(2). pii: e01439-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01439-18. Print 2019 Feb.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

YpdA, a putative bacillithiol disulfide reductase, contributes to cellular redox homeostasis and virulence in Staphylococcus aureus.
Mikheyeva IV, Thomas JM, Kolar SL, Corvaglia AR, Gaïa N, Leo S, Francois P, Liu GY, Rawat M, Cheung AL.
Mol Microbiol. 2019 Jan 12. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14207. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Response to the letter to the editor: Comment on "Streptococcus anginosus Dental Implant-Related Osteomyelitis of the Jaws: An Insidious and Calamitous Entity".
Scolozzi P, Chatelain S, Schrenzel J, Lombardi T.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Jan;77(1):4. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2018.09.005. Epub 2018 Oct 16. No abstract available.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Differential daptomycin resistance development in Staphylococcus aureus strains with active and mutated gra regulatory systems.
Müller A, Grein F, Otto A, Gries K, Orlov D, Zarubaev V, Girard M, Sher X, Shamova O, Roemer T, François P, Becher D, Schneider T, Sahl HG.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2018 Apr;308(3):335-348. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2017.12.002. Epub 2017 Dec 21.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Catheter-related infections: does the spectrum of microbial causes change over time? A nationwide surveillance study.
Buetti N, Lo Priore E, Atkinson A, Widmer AF, Kronenberg A, Marschall J; Swiss Centre for Antibiotic Resistance (ANRESIS).
BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 22;8(12):e023824. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023824.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Improving the quality and workflow of bacterial genome sequencing and analysis: paving the way for a Switzerland-wide molecular epidemiological surveillance platform.
Egli A, Blanc DS, Greub G, Keller PM, Lazarevic V, Lebrand A, Leib S, Neher RA, Perreten V, Ramette A, Schrenzel J, Stephan R, Wagner K, Wuethrich D, Xenarios I.
Swiss Med Wkly. 2018 Dec 15;148:w14693. doi: 10.4414/smw.2018.14693. eCollection 2018 Dec 3.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A community outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Geneva, Switzerland, June to September 2017.
Zanella MC, Yerly S, CherkaouiI A, Renzi G, Mamin A, Lourenço Cordes L, Delaporte E, Baranczuk-Turska Z, Keiser O, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, Gaia V, Kaiser L.
Swiss Med Wkly. 2018 Dec 2;148:w14687. doi: 10.4414/smw.2018.14687. eCollection 2018 Nov 19.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A comparison of Sensititre™ Anaerobe MIC plate with ATB ANA® test for the routine susceptibility testing of common anaerobe pathogens.
Cherkaoui A, Fischer A, Azam N, Riat A, Schrenzel J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Dec;37(12):2279-2284. doi: 10.1007/s10096-018-3369-5. Epub 2018 Sep 6.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Functional Gut Microbiota Remodeling Contributes to the Caloric Restriction-Induced Metabolic Improvements.
Fabbiano S, Suárez-Zamorano N, Chevalier C, Lazarevic V, Kieser S, Rigo D, Leo S, Veyrat-Durebex C, Gaïa N, Maresca M, Merkler D, Gomez de Agüero M, Macpherson A, Schrenzel J, Trajkovski M.
Cell Metab. 2018 Dec 4;28(6):907-921.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2018.08.005. Epub 2018 Aug 30.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Molecular characterization of fluoroquinolones, macrolides, and imipenem resistance in Haemophilus influenzae: analysis of the mutations in QRDRs and assessment of the extent of the AcrAB-TolC-mediated resistance.
Cherkaoui A, Gaïa N, Baud D, Leo S, Fischer A, Ruppe E, François P, Schrenzel J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Nov;37(11):2201-2210. doi: 10.1007/s10096-018-3362-z. Epub 2018 Aug 25.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Emergence of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli ST131-C1-M27 clade colonizing patients in Europe.
Merino I, Hernández-García M, Turrientes MC, Pérez-Viso B, López-Fresneña N, Diaz-Agero C, Maechler F, Fankhauser-Rodriguez C, Kola A, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, Bonten M, Gastmeier P, Canton R, Ruiz-Garbajosa P; R-GNOSIS Study Group .
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Nov 1;73(11):2973-2980. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky296.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

[Current status of probiotics usage for the prevention of a first episode of Clostridium difficile infection].
Cantero C, Schrenzel J, Darbellay Farhoumand P.
Rev Med Suisse. 2018 Oct 17;14(623):1834-1837. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Root Microbiota in Primary and Secondary Apical Periodontitis.
Bouillaguet S, Manoil D, Girard M, Louis J, Gaïa N, Leo S, Schrenzel J, Lazarevic V.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Oct 9;9:2374. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02374. eCollection 2018.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Epidemiology of subsequent bloodstream infections in the ICU.
Buetti N, Lo Priore E, Sommerstein R, Atkinson A, Kronenberg A, Marschall J; Swiss Centre for Antibiotic resistance (ANRESIS).
Crit Care. 2018 Oct 11;22(1):259. doi: 10.1186/s13054-018-2148-0.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

[Meningococcal infections in Switzerland : changes in epidemiology, clinical manifestations and prophylaxis].
Emonet S, Born R, Schrenzel J.
Rev Med Suisse. 2018 Oct 10;14(622):1781-1784. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Fecal microbiota transplantation: a promising strategy in preventing the progression of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and improving the anti-cancer immune response.
Delaune V, Orci LA, Lacotte S, Peloso A, Schrenzel J, Lazarevic V, Toso C.
Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2018 Oct;18(10):1061-1071. doi: 10.1080/14712598.2018.1518424. Epub 2018 Sep 10.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Multiple-Locus Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis (MLVA) and Tandem Repeat Sequence Typing (TRST), helpful tools for subtyping Staphylococcus lugdunensis.
Dahyot S, Lebeurre J, Argemi X, François P, Lemée L, Prévost G, Pestel-Caron M.
Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 3;8(1):11669. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30144-y.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Remarkable geographical variations between India and Europe in carriage of the staphylococcal surface protein-encoding sasX/sesI and in the population structure of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus belonging to clonal complex 8.
De Backer S, Xavier BB, Vanjari L, Coppens J, Lammens C, Vemu L, Carevic B, Hryniewicz W, Jorens P, Kumar-Singh S, Lee A, Harbarth S, Schrenzel J, Tacconelli E, Goossens H, Malhotra-Kumar S.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Aug 2. pii: S1198-743X(18)30542-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.07.024. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Genetic Adaptation of a Mevalonate Pathway Deficient Mutant in Staphylococcus aureus.
Reichert S, Ebner P, Bonetti EJ, Luqman A, Nega M, Schrenzel J, Spröer C, Bunk B, Overmann J, Sass P, François P, Götz F.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Jul 12;9:1539. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01539. eCollection 2018.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

When Bacterial Culture Fails, Metagenomics Can Help: A Case of Chronic Hepatic Brucelloma Assessed by Next-Generation Sequencing.
Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Girard M, Leo S, Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Emonet S, Jamme S, Ruppé E, Vijgen S, Rubbia-Brandt L, Toso C, Schrenzel J.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Jul 17;9:1566. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01566. eCollection 2018.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Colistin heteroresistance and the involvement of the PmrAB regulatory system in Acinetobacter baumannii.
Charretier Y, Diene SM, Baud D, Chatellier S, Santiago-Allexant E, van Belkum A, Guigon G, Schrenzel J.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jun 18. pii: AAC.00788-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00788-18. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Accuracy of Sensititre YeastOne echinocandins epidemiological cut-off values for identification of FKS mutant Candida albicans and Candida glabrata: a ten year national survey of the Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS).
Kritikos A, Neofytos D, Khanna N, Schreiber PW, Boggian K, Bille J, Schrenzel J, Mühlethaler K, Zbinden R, Bruderer T, Goldenberger D, Pfyffer G, Conen A, Van Delden C, Zimmerli S, Sanglard D, Bachmann D, Marchetti O, Lamoth F; Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS).
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Jun 15. pii: S1198-743X(18)30445-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.05.012. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

[Microbiota and malnutrition: an overview].
Mareschal J, Schrenzel J, Lazarevic V, Genton L.
Rev Med Suisse. 2018 Jun 6;14(610):1194-1199. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Fast identification of dermatophytes by MALDI-TOF/MS using direct transfer of fungal cells on ground steel target plates.
da Cunha KC, Riat A, Normand AC, Bosshard PP, de Almeida MTG, Piarroux R, Schrenzel J, Fontao L.
Mycoses. 2018 May 15. doi: 10.1111/myc.12793. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Differential expression of hemoglobin receptor, HmbR, between carriage and invasive isolates of Neisseria meningitidis contributes to virulence: lessons from a clonal outbreak.
Sevestre J, Diene SM, Aouiti-Trabelsi M, Deghmane AE, Tournier I, François P, Caron F, Taha MK.
Virulence. 2018 Apr 11:1-18. doi: 10.1080/21505594.2018.1460064. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Fluconazole non-susceptible breakthrough candidemia after prolonged low-dose prophylaxis: a prospective FUNGINOS study.
Orasch C, Mertz D, Garbino J, van Delden C, Emonet S, Schrenzel J, Zimmerli S, Damonti L, Mühlethaler K, Imhof A, Ruef C, Fehr J, Zbinden R, Boggian K, Bruderer T, Flückiger U, Conen A, Khanna N, Frei R, Bregenzer T, Lamoth F, Erard V, Bochud PY, Calandra T, Bille J, Marchetti O; Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS).
J Infect. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0163-4453(18)30029-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.12.018. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Azole resistance of Aspergillus fumigatus isolates from the environment and the clinic in Switzerland.
Riat A, Plojoux J, Gindro K, Schrenzel J, Sanglard D.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 5. pii: AAC.02088-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02088-17. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Control of Infectious Diseases in the Era of European Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Consolidation: New Challenges and Opportunities for the Patient and for Public Health Surveillance.
Vandenberg O, Kozlakidis Z, Schrenzel J, Struelens MJ, Breuer J.
Front Med (Lausanne). 2018 Feb 2;5:15. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2018.00015. eCollection 2018.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Messages from the second International Conference on Clinical Metagenomics (ICCMg2).
Ruppé E, Schrenzel J.
Microbes Infect. 2018 Mar 7. pii: S1286-4579(18)30049-2. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2018.02.005. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Transcriptional Modulation of Penicillin-Binding Protein 1b, Outer Membrane Protein P2 and Efflux Pump (AcrAB-TolC) during Heat Stress Is Correlated to Enhanced Bactericidal Action of Imipenem on Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae.
Cherkaoui A, Diene SM, Fischer A, Leo S, François P, Schrenzel J.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Jan 12;8:2676. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02676. eCollection 2017.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A Potential New Human Pathogen Belonging to Helicobacter Genus, Identified in a Bloodstream Infection.
van der Mee-Marquet NL, Bénéjat L, Diene SM, Lemaignen A, Gaïa N, Smet A, Haesebrouck F, Cherkaoui A, Ducournau A, Lacomme S, Gontier E, Bernard L, Mégraud F, Goudeau A, Lehours P, François P.
Front Microbiol. 2017 Dec 18;8:2533. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02533. eCollection 2017.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Management and investigation of a Serratia marcescens outbreak in a neonatal unit in Switzerland - the role of hand hygiene and whole genome sequencing - R1, ARIC-D-17-00143.
Zingg W, Soulake I, Baud D, Huttner B, Pfister R, Renzi G, Pittet D, Schrenzel J, Francois P.
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017 Dec 11;6:125. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0285-x. eCollection 2017.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

In vivo selection of a multidrug-resistant Aeromonas salmonicida during medicinal leech therapy.
Ruppé E, Cherkaoui A, Wagner N, La Scala GC, Beaulieu JY, Girard M, Frey J, Lazarevic V, Schrenzel J.
New Microbes New Infect. 2017 Oct 10;21:23-27. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2017.10.005. eCollection 2018 Jan.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Establishing Genotype-to-Phenotype Relationships in Bacteria Causing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: A Prelude to the Application of Clinical Metagenomics.
Ruppé E, Cherkaoui A, Lazarevic V, Emonet S, Schrenzel J.
Antibiotics (Basel). 2017 Nov 29;6(4). pii: E30. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics6040030. Review.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The Swiss Society of Microbiology: Small Bugs, Big Questions and Cool Answers.
Greub G, Holliger C, Sanglard D, Schrenzel J, Thiel V, Viollier P.
Chimia (Aarau). 2016 Dec 21;70(12):874-877. doi: 10.2533/chimia.2016.874.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Draft Genome Sequence of Kingella negevensis SW7208426, the First European Strain of K. negevensis Isolated from a Healthy Child in Switzerland.
El Houmami N, Schrenzel J, Yagupsky P, Robert C, Ceroni D, Raoult D, Fournier PE.
Genome Announc. 2017 Jun 29;5(26). pii: e00571-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00571-17.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Acute Septic Arthritis of the Knee Caused by Kingella kingae in a 5-Year-Old Cameroonian Boy.
El Houmami N, Ceroni D, Codjo Seignon K, Pons JC, Lambert C, Durand GA, Minodier P, Lamah L, Bidet P, Schrenzel J, Raoult D, Fournier PE.
Front Pediatr. 2017 Nov 6;5:230. doi: 10.3389/fped.2017.00230. eCollection 2017.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Structural remodeling and oligomerization of human cathelicidin on membranes suggest fibril-like structures as active species.
Sancho-Vaello E, François P, Bonetti EJ, Lilie H, Finger S, Gil-Ortiz F, Gil-Carton D, Zeth K.
Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 13;7(1):15371. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14206-1.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A Novel Mechanism of Inactivating Antibacterial Nitro Compounds in the Human Pathogen Staphylococcus aureus by Overexpression of a NADH-dependent Flavin Nitroreductase.
El-Hossary EM, Förstner KU, François P, Baud D, Streker K, Schrenzel J, Ohlsen K, Holzgrabe U.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Nov 13. pii: AAC.01510-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01510-17. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Small RNA Teg49 is derived from a sarA transcript and regulates virulence genes independent of SarA in Staphylococcus aureus.
Manna AC, Kim S, Cengher L, Corvaglia A, Leo S, Francois P, Cheung AL.
Infect Immun. 2017 Nov 13. pii: IAI.00635-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00635-17. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A transversal pilot study of oropharyngeal carriage of Kingella kingae in healthy children younger than 6 months.
Spyropoulou V, Brändle G, Maggio ABR, Anderson Della Llana R, Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Manzano S, Ceroni D.
World J Pediatr. 2017 Dec;13(6):615-617. doi: 10.1007/s12519-017-0060-3. Epub 2017 Oct 20.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Detection of Bacterial Pathogens from Broncho-Alveolar Lavage by Next-Generation Sequencing.
Leo S, Gaïa N, Ruppé E, Emonet S, Girard M, Lazarevic V, Schrenzel J.
Int J Mol Sci. 2017 Sep 20;18(9). pii: E2011. doi: 10.3390/ijms18092011.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Association between oropharyngeal carriage of Kingella kingae and osteoarticular infection in young children: a case-control study.
Gravel J, Ceroni D, Lacroix L, Renaud C, Grimard G, Samara E, Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Manzano S.
CMAJ. 2017 Sep 5;189(35):E1107-E1111. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170127.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Clinical metagenomics of bone and joint infections: a proof of concept study.
Ruppé E, Lazarevic V, Girard M, Mouton W, Ferry T, Laurent F, Schrenzel J.
Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 10;7(1):7718. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07546-5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

[How to use microbiological diagnostic tests in a hospital setting].
Martischang R, Abbas M, Harbarth S, Huttner B, Schrenzel J.
Rev Med Suisse. 2017 Apr 12;13(558):792-796. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Analysis of the prophages carried by human infecting isolates provides new insight into the evolution of Group B Streptococcus species.
van der Mee-Marquet N, Diene SM, Barbera L, Courtier-Martinez L, Lafont L, Ouachée A, Valentin AS, Santos SD, Quentin R, François P; Regional Group of infection control of the Centre Val de Loire region.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Sep 1. pii: S1198-743X(17)30483-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.08.024. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Impact of exposure of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to polyhexanide in vitro and in vivo.
Renzoni A, Von Dach E, Landelle C, Diene SM, Manzano C, Gonzales R, Abdelhady W, Randall CP, Bonetti EJ, Baud D, O'Neill AJ, Bayer A, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, François P.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Aug 7. pii: AAC.00272-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00272-17. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Isolation and characterization of Kingella negevensis sp. nov., a novel Kingella species detected in a healthy paediatric population.
Houmami NE, Bakour S, Bzdrenga J, Rathored J, Seligmann H, Robert C, Armstrong N, Schrenzel J, Raoult D, Yagupsky P, Fournier PE.
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017 Jul 12. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001957. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Clinical Metagenomics for the Diagnostic of Hospital-acquired Infections: Promises and Hurdles.
Emonet S, Lazarevic V, Pugin J, Schrenzel J, Ruppé E.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul 5. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201705-0983LE. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Draft Genome Sequence of Kingella negevensis SW7208426, the First European Strain of K. negevensis Isolated from a Healthy Child in Switzerland.
El Houmami N, Schrenzel J, Yagupsky P, Robert C, Ceroni D, Raoult D, Fournier PE.
Genome Announc. 2017 Jun 29;5(26). pii: e00571-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00571-17.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The Swiss Society of Microbiology: Small Bugs, Big Questions and Cool Answers.
Greub G, Holliger C, Sanglard D, Schrenzel J, Thiel V, Viollier P.
Chimia (Aarau). 2016 Dec 21;70(12):874-877. doi: 10.2533/chimia.2016.874.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid identification of ST131 Escherichia coli by a novel multiplex real-time allelic discrimination assay.
François P, Bonetti EJ, Fankhauser C, Baud D, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
J Microbiol Methods. 2017 Jun 24. pii: S0167-7012(17)30179-3. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2017.06.018. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Bypassing the restriction system to improve transformation of Staphylococcus epidermidis.
Costa SK, Donegan NP, Corvaglia AR, François P, Cheung AL.
J Bacteriol. 2017 May 30. pii: JB.00271-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00271-17. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Ecthyma Gangrenosum: Escherichia coli or Pseudomonas aeruginosa?
Abbas M, Emonet S, Köhler T, Renzi G, van Delden C, Schrenzel J, Hirschel B.
Front Microbiol. 2017 May 30;8:953. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00953. eCollection 2017.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Unexpected persistence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the faecal microbiota of hospitalised patients treated with imipenem.
Grall N, Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Couffignal C, Laouénan C, Ilic-Habensus E, Wieder I, Plesiat P, Angebault C, Bougnoux ME, Armand-Lefevre L, Andremont A, Duval X, Schrenzel J.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2017 Jul;50(1):81-87. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2017.02.018. Epub 2017 May 10.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid detection and ruling out of neonatal sepsis by PCR coupled with Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry (PCR/ESI-MS).
Delcò C, Karam O, Pfister R, Gervaix A, Renzi G, Emonet S, Schrenzel J, Posfay-Barbe KM.
Early Hum Dev. 2017 Mar 23;108:17-22. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2017.03.004. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Catheter retention as a consequence rather than a cause of unfavorable outcome in candidemia.
Damonti L, Erard V, Garbino J, Schrenzel J, Zimmerli S, Mühlethaler K, Imhof A, Zbinden R, Fehr J, Boggian K, Bruderer T, Flückiger U, Frei R, Orasch C, Conen A, Khanna N, Bregenzer T, Bille J, Lamoth F, Marchetti O, Bochud PY; Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS).
Intensive Care Med. 2017 Mar 7. doi: 10.1007/s00134-017-4737-9. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

The farming environment protects mice from allergen-induced skin contact hypersensitivity.
Frossard CP, Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Leo S, Doras C, Habre W, Schrenzel J, Burger D, Eigenmann PA
Clin Exp Allergy. 2017 Feb 15. doi: 10.1111/cea.12905. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Prophages and adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus ST398 to the human clinic.
Diene SM, Corvaglia AR, François P, van der Mee-Marquet N; Regional Infection Control Group of the Centre Region.
BMC Genomics. 2017 Feb 6;18(1):133. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3516-x.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Messages from the first International Conference on Clinical Metagenomics (ICCMg).
Ruppé E, Greub G, Schrenzel J.
Microbes Infect. 2017 Feb 1. pii: S1286-4579(17)30019-9. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2017.01.005. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Clonal or not clonal? Investigating hospital outbreaks of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with whole-genome sequencing.
Ruppé E, Olearo F, Pires D, Baud D, Renzi G, Cherkaoui A, Goldenberger D, Huttner A, François P, Harbarth S, Schrenzel J.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Jan 28. pii: S1198-743X(17)30048-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.01.015. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Emergence of blaNDM-7-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Gabon, 2016
Moussounda M, Diene SM, Dos Santos S, Goudeau A, François P, van der Mee-Marquet N.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Feb;23(2):356-358. doi: 10.3201/eid2302.161182.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Development of in vitro resistance to chitosan is related to changes in cell envelope structure of Staphylococcus aureus.
Raafat D, Leib N, Wilmes M, François P, Schrenzel J, Sahl HG.
Carbohydr Polym. 2017 Feb 10;157:146-155. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.09.075.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The TIR Homologue Lies near Resistance Genes in Staphylococcus aureus, Coupling Modulation of Virulence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility.
Patot S, Rc Imbert P, Baude J, Martins Simões P, Campergue JB, Louche A, Nijland R, Bès M, Tristan A, Laurent F, Fischer A, Schrenzel J, Vandenesch F, P Salcedo S, François P, Lina G.
PLoS Pathog. 2017 Jan 6;13(1):e1006092. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006092. eCollection 2017.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Staphylococcus aureus, phagocyte NADPH oxidase and chronic granulomatous disease.
Buvelot H, Posfay-Barbe KM, Linder P, Schrenzel J, Krause KH.
FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2016 Dec 12. pii: fuw042. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Antibiotic susceptibility and molecular epidemiology of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An international survey.
Macedo-Viñas M, Conly J, Francois P, Aschbacher R, Blanc DS, Coombs G, Daikos G, Dhawan B, Empel J, Etienne J, Figueiredo AM, George Golding Cnisp, Han L, Kim HB, Köck R, Larsen A, Layer F, Lo J, Maeda T, Mulvey M, Pantosti A, Saga T, Schrenzel J, Simor A, Skov R, Van Rijen M, Wang H, Zakaria Z, Harbarth S.
J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014 Mar;2(1):43-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2013.08.003.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The detection of microbial DNA but not cultured bacteria is associated with increased mortality in patients with suspected sepsis - a prospective multi-centre European observational study.
O'Dwyer MJ, Starczewska MH, Schrenzel J, Zacharowski K, Ecker D, Sampath R, Brealey D, Singer M, Libert N, Wilks M, Vincent JL.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Nov 23. pii: S1198-743X(16)30565-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.11.010. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Microbial Communities of Conducting and Respiratory Zones of Lung-Transplanted Patients.
Beaume M, Lazarevic V, Köhler T, Gaïa N, Manuel O, Aubert JD, Baerlocher L, Farinelli L, Gasche P, Schrenzel J, van Delden C; Swiss Transplant Cohort Study.
Front Microbiol. 2016 Nov 7;7:1749.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Imipenem heteroresistance in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae is linked to a combination of altered PBP3, slow drug influx and direct efflux regulation.
Cherkaoui A, Diene SM, Renzoni A, Emonet S, Renzi G, François P, Schrenzel J.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Oct 15. pii: S1198-743X(16)30468-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.10.009.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Antimicrobial activity of ceftaroline against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates collected in 2013-2014 at the Geneva University Hospitals.
Andrey DO, François P, Manzano C, Bonetti EJ, Harbarth S, Schrenzel J, Kelley WL, Renzoni A.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 15.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparative Genomics Analysis of Streptococcus tigurinus Strains Identifies Genetic Elements Specifically and Uniquely Present in Highly Virulent Strains.
Diene SM, François P, Zbinden A, Entenza JM, Resch G.
PLoS One. 2016 Aug 9;11(8):e0160554. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160554. eCollection 2016.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Identification of mycobacterium spp. and nocardia spp. from solid and liquid cultures by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS).
Girard V, Mailler S, Welker M, Arsac M, Cellière B, Cotte-Pattat PJ, Chatellier S, Durand G, Béni AM, Schrenzel J, Miller E, Dussoulier R, Dunne WM Jr, Butler-Wu S, Saubolle MA, Sussland D, Bell M, van Belkum A, Deol P.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Aug 2. pii: S0732-8893(16)30235-8. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2016.07.027. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Identifying Reservoirs of Infections Caused by Kingella kingae: A Case-Control Study of Oropharyngeal Carriage ofK. kingae Among Healthy Adults.
Brändle G, Spyropoulou V, Maggio AB, Anderson de la Llana R, Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Manzano S, Ceroni D.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Aug;35(8):869-71. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001197.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid molecular determination of methicillin resistance in staphylococcal bacteraemia improves early targeted antibiotic prescribing: a randomized clinical trial.
Emonet S, Charles PG, Harbarth S, Stewardson AJ, Renzi G, Uckay I, Cherkaoui A, Rougemont M, Schrenzel J.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Jul 27. pii: S1198-743X(16)30246-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.07.022. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rose bengal uptake by E. faecalis and F. nucleatum and light-mediated antibacterial activity measured by flow cytometry.
Manoil D, Filieri A, Schrenzel J, Bouillaguet S.
J Photochem Photobiol B. 2016 Jun 23;162:258-265. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2016.06.042. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Mass spectrometry methods for predicting antibiotic resistance.
Charretier Y, Schrenzel J.
Proteomics Clin Appl. 2016 Jun 17. doi: 10.1002/prca.201600041. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Low frequency of asymptomatic carriage of toxigenic Clostridium difficile in an acute care geriatric hospital: prospective cohort study in Switzerland.
Pires D, Prendki V, Renzi G, Fankhauser C, Sauvan V, Huttner B, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2016 Jun 8;5:24. doi: 10.1186/s13756-016-0123-6. eCollection 2016.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Standard genotyping overestimates transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among immigrants in a low incidence country.
Stucki D, Ballif M, Egger M, Furrer H, Altpeter E, Battegay M, Droz S, Bruderer T, Coscolla M, Borrell S, Zürcher K, Janssens JP, Calmy A, Mazza Stalder J, Jaton K, Rieder HL, Pfyffer GE, Siegrist HH, Hoffmann M, Fehr J, Dolina M, Frei R, Schrenzel J, Böttger EC, Gagneux S, Fenner L; Swiss HIV Cohort and Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Study Groups.
J Clin Microbiol. 2016 May 18. pii: JCM.00126-16. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Predictors of Heavy Stethoscope Contamination Following a Physical Examination.
Tschopp C, Schneider A, Longtin Y, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Pittet D.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Jun;37(6):673-9. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.40.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Enigmatic occurrence of NDM-7 enzyme in the community.
van der Mee-Marquet N, Diene S, Chopin F, Goudeau A, François P.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2016 Apr 22. pii: S0924-8579(16)30048-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.04.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Impact of Hypocaloric Hyperproteic Diet on Gut Microbiota in Overweight or Obese Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Pilot Study.
Pataky Z, Genton L, Spaht L, Lazarevic V, Terraz S, Gaïa N, Rubbia-Brandt L, Golay A, Schrenzel J, Pichard C.
Dig Dis Sci. 2016 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Decontamination of 16S rRNA gene amplificon sequence datasets based on bacterial load assessment by qPCR.
Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Girard M, Schrenzel J.
BMC Microbiol. 2016 Apr 23;16(1):73. doi: 10.1186/s12866-016-0689-4.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Clinical metagenomics for the management of hospital- and healthcare-acquired pneumonia.
Ruppé E, Baud D, Schicklin S, Guignon G, Schrenzel J.
Future Microbiol. 2016 Mar 2.[Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Daptomycin tolerance in the Staphylococcus aureus pitA6 mutant is due to upregulation of the dlt-operon.
Mechler L, Bonetti EJ, Reichert S, Flötenmeyer M, Schrenzel J, Bertram R, François P, Götz F.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Feb 16. pii: AAC.03022-15. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Determinants of Successful Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization.
von Dach E, Landelle C, Agostinho A, Haustein T, François P, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Feb 16:1-4. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Bovine Mammary Microbiota: Potential Allies against Bovine Mastitis.
Bouchard DS, Seridan B, Saraoui, Rault L, Germon P, Gonzalez-Moreno C, Nader-Macias FM, Baud D, François P, Chuat V, Chain F, Langella P, Nicoli J, Le Loir Y, Even S.
PLoS One. 2015 Dec 29;10(12):e0144831. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144831. eCollection 2015.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Characterization of RNA helicase CshA and its role in protecting mRNAs and sRNAs of Staphylococcus aureus strain Newman.
Kim S, Corvaglia AR, Léo S, Cheung A, Francois P.
Infect Immun. 2016 Jan 11. pii: IAI.01042-15. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Effect of Periodontal Therapy With Amoxicillin-Metronidazole on Pharyngeal Carriage of Penicillin- and Erythromycin-Resistant Viridans Streptococci.
Mombelli A, Cionca N, Almaghlouth A, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J, Giannopoulou C.
J Periodontol. 2015 Dec 14:1-13. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Xpert(®) MTB/RIF assay sensitivity with different methods of CSF processing for the diagnosis of TB meningitis.
Andrey DO, Hinrikson H, Renzi G, Hibbs J, Adler D, Schrenzel J.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Dec;19(12):1555-6. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0556. No abstract available.

Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of polyhexanide for topical decolonization of MRSA carriers.
Landelle C, von Dach E, Haustein T, Agostinho A, Renzi G, Renzoni A, Pittet D, Schrenzel J, François P, Harbarth S.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Oct 27. pii: dkv331. [Epub ahead of print].
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparative genomics of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus shows the emergence of ST8-USA300 clone in Geneva, Switzerland.
Von Dach E, Diene SM, Fankhauser C, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, François P.
J Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 13. pii: jiv489. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Characteristics of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains isolated in Geneva during colonization or infection.
Cherkaoui A, Emonet S, Renzi G, Schrenzel J.
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2015 Sep 11;14(1):42.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid Diagnosis of Infection in the Critically Ill, a Multicenter Study of Molecular Detection in Bloodstream Infections, Pneumonia, and Sterile Site Infections.
Vincent JL, Brealey D, Libert N, Abidi NE, O'Dwyer M, Zacharowski K, Mikaszewska-Sokolewicz M, Schrenzel J, Simon F, Wilks M, Picard-Maureau M, Chalfin DB, Ecker DJ, Sampath R, Singer M; Rapid Diagnosis of Infections in the Critically Ill Team.
Crit Care Med. 2015 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Repeated exposures to blue light-activated eosin Y enhance inactivation of E. faecalis biofilms, in vitro.
Marinic K, Manoil D, Filieri A, Wataha JC, Schrenzel J, Lange N, Bouillaguet S.
Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2015 Jul 15. pii: S1572-1000(15)00074-5. doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2015.06.004. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae isolates in Geneva: serotype, antimicrobial susceptibility, and β-lactam resistance mechanisms.
Cherkaoui A, Diene SM, Emonet S, Renzi G, Francois P, Schrenzel J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Oropharyngeal K. kingae carriage in children: characteristics and correlation with osteoarticular infections.
Anderson de la Llana R, Dubois-Ferriere V, Maggio A, Cherkaoui A, Manzano S, Renzi G, Hibbs J, Schrenzel J, Ceroni D.
Pediatr Res. 2015 Jul 17. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.133. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Diagnosis of bacterial gastroenteritis.
Cherkaoui A, Emonet S, Renzi G, Schrenzel J.
Rev Med Suisse. 2015 Apr 15;11(470):856-61. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Confident identification of filamentous fungi by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry without subculture-based sample preparation.
Riat A, Hinrikson H, Barras V, Fernandez J, Schrenzel J.
Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 23. pii: S1201-9712(15)00099-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2015.04.013. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Groundsteel target plates in combination with direct transfer of clinical yeast isolates improves frequencies of species level MALDITOF MS identifications in comparison with polished steel target plates.
Riat A, Rentenaar RJ, van Drongelen AM, Barras V, Bertens LC, Vlek AL, Doppenberg E, Weersink AJ, Reinders E, Vlaminckx BJ, Overbeeke N, van Burgel ND, Peterse N, Bosboom R, Boekhout T, Schrenzel J, Kusters JG.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Mar 25. pii: JCM.03632-14
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Label-free SRM-based relative quantification of antibiotic resistance mechanisms in Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates.
Charretier Y, Köhler T, Cecchini T, Bardet C, Cherkaoui A, Llanes C, Bogaerts P, Chatellier S, Charrier JP, Schrenzel J.
Front Microbiol. 2015 Feb 10;6:81. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00081. eCollection 2015.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Mapping axillary microbiota responsible for body odours using a culture-independent approach.
Troccaz M, Gaïa N, Beccucci S, Schrenzel J, Cayeux I, Starkenmann C, Lazarevic V.
Microbiome. 2015 Jan 24;3(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s40168-014-0064-3. eCollection 2015.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Collateral damage from oral ciprofloxacin versus nitrofurantoin in outpatients with urinary tract infections: a culture-free analysis of gut microbiota.
Stewardson AJ, Gaïa N, François P, Malhotra-Kumar S, Delémont C, Martinez de Tejada B, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, Lazarevic V; for the SATURN WP1 and WP3 Study Groups.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Nov 25. pii: S1198-743X(14)00102-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.11.016. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Use of Treponema pallidum PCR in Testing of Ulcers for Diagnosis of Primary Syphilis(1.).
Gayet-Ageron A, Sednaoui P, Lautenschlager S, Ferry T, Toutous-Trellu L, Cavassini M, Yassir F, Martinez de Tejada B, Emonet S, Combescure C, Schrenzel J, Perneger T.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015;21(1):127-9. doi: 10.3201/eid2101.140790.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Bacterial genomics and metagenomics: clinical applications and medical relevance.
Diene SM, Bertelli C, Pillonel T, Schrenzel J, Greub G.
Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Nov 12;10(450):2155-61. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Which benefits for the clinician to implement MALDI-TOF/MS in the bacteriology laboratory?
Riat A, Cherkaoui A, Emonet S, Greub G, Schrenzel J.
Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Nov 12;10(450):2149-54. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

ESBL and carbapenemases in Enterobacteriaceae.
Cherkaoui A, Emonet S, Renzi G, Riat A, Greub G, Schrenzel J.
Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Nov 12;10(450):2142-8. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid tests during respiratory infection: an aid to non-prescription of antibiotics?
Emonet S, Cherkaoui A, Riat A, Greub G, Schrenzel J.
Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Nov 12;10(450):2137-41. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Diagnostic approach of intracellular bacteria and fastidious microorganisms.
Lamoth F, Schrenzel J, Greub G.
Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Nov 12;10(450):2130-6. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Microbiological diagnosis of pneumonia.
Jaton K, Schrenzel J, Greub G.
Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Nov 12;10(450):2126-9. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Le nouveau visage de la microbiologie diagnostique.
Greub G, Schrenzel J.
Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Nov 12;10(450):2123-4. French.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Polymerase-chain reaction/electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry for the detection of bacteria and fungi in bronchoalveolar lavage fluids: a prospective observational study.
Huttner A, Emonet S, Harbarth S, Renzi G, Kaiser L, Schrenzel J.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Dec 19. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12749. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Performance of the 47kDa protein membrane versus DNA polymerase I genes for detection of Treponema pallidum by polymerase chain reaction in ulcers.
Gayet-Ageron A, Laurent F, Schrenzel J, Charton B, Jimenez-Getaz G, Tangomo M, Ferry T, Sednaoui P, Lautenschlager S, Toutous-Trellu L, Martinez de Tejada B, Cavassini M, Emonet S, Perneger T, Salord H.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec 17. pii: JCM.03444-14. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Modelling antibiotic and cytotoxic isoquinoline effects in Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis and mammalian cells.
Cecil A, Ohlsen K, Menzel T, François P, Schrenzel J, Fischer A, Dörries K, Selle M, Lalk M, Hantzschmann J, Dittrich M, Liang C, Bernhardt J, Olschläger TA, Bringmann G, Bruhn H, Unger M, Ponte-Sucre A, Lehmann L, Dandekar T.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2014 Nov 27. pii: S1438-4221(14)00154-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2014.11.006. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Noma Affected Children from Niger Have Distinct Oral Microbial Communities Based on High-Throughput Sequencing of 16S rRNA Gene Fragments.
Whiteson KL, Lazarevic V, Tangomo-Bento M, Girard M, Maughan H, Pittet D, Francois P, Schrenzel J; the GESNOMA study group.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Dec 4;8(12):e3240. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003240. eCollection 2014.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Relapse of Tropheryma whipplei endocarditis treated by trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, cured by hydroxychloroquine plus doxycycline.
Emonet S, Wuillemin T, Harbarth S, Wassilew N, Cikirikcioglu M, Schrenzel J, Lagier JC, Raoult D, van Delden C.
Int J Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 6;30C:17-19. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2014.11.003. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Alterations of gut barrier and gut microbiota in food restriction, food deprivation and protein-energy wasting.
Genton L, Cani PD, Schrenzel J.
Clin Nutr. 2014 Oct 12. pii: S0261-5614(14)00255-6. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2014.10.003. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Accelerated Photoactivated Chromophore for Keratitis-Corneal Collagen Cross-linking as a First-line and Sole Treatment in Early Fungal Keratitis.
Tabibian D, Richoz O, Riat A, Schrenzel J, Hafezi F.
J Refract Surg. 2014 Dec 1;30(12):855-857. doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20141113-06.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Antibacterial Efficacy of Accelerated Photoactivated Chromophore for Keratitis-Corneal Collagen Cross-linking (PACK-CXL).
Richoz O, Kling S, Hoogewoud F, Hammer A, Tabibian D, Francois P, Schrenzel J, Hafezi F.
J Refract Surg. 2014 Dec 1;30(12):850-854. doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20141118-01.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Staphylococcus epidermidis SrrAB regulates bacterial growth and biofilm formation differently under oxic and micro-aerobic conditions.
Wu Y, Wu Y, Zhu T, Han H, Liu H, Xu T, Francois P, Fischer A, Bai L, Götz F, Qu D.
J Bacteriol. 2014 Nov 17. pii: JB.02231-14. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Fine-tuned characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Newbould 305, a strain associated with mild and chronic mastitis in bovines.
Peton V, Bouchard DS, Almeida S, Rault L, Falentin H, Jardin J, Jan G, Hernandez D, François P, Schrenzel J, Azevedo V, Miyoshi A, Berkova N, Even S, Le Loir Y.
JVet Res. 2014 Oct 14;45(1):106. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Meropenem/colistin synergy testing for multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains by a two-dimensional gradient technique applicable in routine microbiology.
van Belkum A, Halimi D, Bonetti EJ, Renzi G, Cherkaoui A, Sauvonnet V, Martelin R, Durand G, Chatellier S, Zambardi G, Engelhardt A, Karlsson A, Schrenzel J.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Sep 19. pii: dku342. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Primary epiphyseal or apophyseal subacute osteomyelitis in the pediatric population: a report of fourteen cases and a systematic review of the literature.
Ceroni D, Belaieff W, Cherkaoui A, Lascombes P, Schrenzel J, de Coulon G, Dubois-Ferrière V, Dayer R.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 17;96(18):1570-5. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00791.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Mupirocin-induced mutations in ileS in various genetic backgrounds of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Lee AS, Gizard Y, Empel J, Bonetti EJ, Harbarth S, François P.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Aug 13. pii: JCM.01010-14. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Contribution of teg49 sRNA in the 5' -upstream transcriptional region of sarA to virulence in Staphylococcus aureus.
Kim S, Reyes D, Beaume M, Francois P, Cheung A.
Infect Immun. 2014 Aug 4. pii: IAI.02002-14. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Generation of a vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) strain by two amino acid exchanges in VraS.
Berscheid A, François P, Strittmatter A, Gottschalk G, Schrenzel J, Sass P, Bierbaum G.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Aug 6. pii: dku297. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Risk factors for noma disease: a 6-year, prospective, matched case-control study in Niger.
Baratti-Mayer D, Gayet-Ageron A, Hugonnet S, François P, Pittet-Cuenod B, Huyghe A, Bornand JE, Gervaix A, Montandon D, Schrenzel J, Mombelli A, Pittet D; for the Geneva Study Group on Noma (GESNOMA).
Lancet Glob Health. 2013 Aug;1(2):e87-e96. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70015-9. Epub 2013 Jul 5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Flow cytometric assessment of Streptococcus mutans viability after exposure to blue light- activated curcumin.
Manoil D, Filieri A, Gameiro C, Lange N, Schrenzel J, Wataha JC, Bouillaguet S.
Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2014 Jun 25. pii: S1572-1000(14)00089-1. doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2014.06.003. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Multi-well fungal co-culture for de novo metabolite-induction in time-series studies based on untargeted metabolomics.
Bertrand S, Azzollini A, Schumpp O, Bohni N, Schrenzel J, Monod M, Gindro K, Wolfender JL.
Mol Biosyst. 2014 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Challenges in the culture-independent analysis of oral and respiratory samples from intubated patients.
Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Emonet S, Girard M, Renzi G, Despres L, Wozniak H, Yugueros Marcos J, Veyrieras JB, Chatellier S, van Belkum A, Pugin J, Schrenzel J.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2014 May 23;4:65. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2014.00065. eCollection 2014.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Bordetella holmesii: an under-recognised Bordetella species.
Pittet LF, Emonet S, Schrenzel J, Siegrist CA, Posfay-Barbe KM.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 7. pii: S1473-3099(14)70021-0. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70021-0. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Does Colonization with Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Protect against Nosocomial Acquisition of Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus?
Landelle C, Iten A, Uçkay I, Sax H, Camus V, Cohen G, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Pittet D, Perrier A, Harbarth S.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):527-533. Epub 2014 Mar 19.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Microbiome of prebiotic-treated mice reveals novel targets involved in host response during obesity.
Everard A, Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Johansson M, StÃ¥hlman M, Backhed F, Delzenne NM, Schrenzel J, François P, Cani PD.
ISME J. 2014 Apr 3. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.45. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Genome Sequences of Sequence Type 45 (ST45) Persistent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia Strain 300-169 and ST45 Resolving MRSA Bacteremia Strain 301-188.
Hernandez D, Seidl K, Corvaglia AR, Bayer AS, Xiong YQ, François P.
Genome Announc. 2014 Mar 13;2(2). pii: e00174-14.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Severe ostoarticular infections with Staphylococcus aureus producer of Panton-Valentine Leukocidine in children.
Didisheim C, Dubois-Ferrière V, Dhouib A, Lascombes P, Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, François P, Schrenzel J, Ceroni D.
Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Feb 5;10(416):355-9.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Hospital Food: A Risk Assessment.
Stewardson AJ, Renzi G, Maury N, Vaudaux C, Brossier C, Fritsch E, Pittet D, Heck M, van der Zwaluw K, Reuland EA, van de Laar T, Snelders E, Vandenbroucke-Grauls C, Kluytmans J, Edder P, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Apr;35(4):375-83.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Contamination of stethoscopes and physicians' hands after a physical examination.
Longtin Y, Schneider A, Tschopp C, Renzi G, Gayet-Ageron A, Schrenzel J, Pittet D.
Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Mar;89(3):291-9.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A genomic perspective on a new bacterial genus and species from the Alcaligenaceae family, Basilea psittacipulmonis.
Whiteson KL, Hernandez D, Lazarevic V, Gaia N, Farinelli L, François P, Pilo P, Frey J, Schrenzel J.
BMC Genomics. 2014 Mar 1;15(1):169.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Fulminant atypical Cryptococcus neoformans pneumonia confirmed by PLEX-ID.
Gariani K, Rougemont M, Renzi G, Hibbs J, Emonet S, Schrenzel J.
Int J Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 28. pii: S1201-9712(14)00049-6. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Diagnosis of Whooping Cough in Switzerland: Differentiating Bordetella pertussis from Bordetella holmesii by Polymerase Chain Reaction.
Pittet LF, Emonet S, François P, Bonetti EJ, Schrenzel J, Hug M, Altwegg M, Siegrist CA, Posfay-Barbe KM.
PLoS One. 2014 Feb 19;9(2):e88936.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Antimicrobial activity and cytotoxicity of 3 photosensitizers activated with blue light.
Bulit F, Grad I, Manoil D, Simon S, Wataha JC, Filieri A, Feki A, Schrenzel J, Lange N, Bouillaguet S.
J Endod. 2014 Mar;40(3):427-31. Epub 2014 Jan 10.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Characterization of Streptococcus tigurinus Small-Colony Variants Causing Prosthetic Joint Infection by Comparative Whole-Genome Analyses
Zbinden A, Quiblier C, Hernandez D, Herzog K, Bodler P, Senn MM, Gizard Y, Schrenzel J, François P.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Feb;52(2):467-74. Epub 2013 Nov 27.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Genome Sequence of Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetylactis LD61.
Falentin H, Naquin D, Loux V, Barloy-Hubler F, Loubière P, Nouaille S, Lavenier D, Le Bourgeois P, François P, Schrenzel J, Hernandez D, Even S, Le Loir Y.
Genome Announc. 2014 Jan 16;2(1). pii: e01176-13.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

De novo finished 2.8 Mbp Staphylococcus aureus genome assembly from 100 bp short and long range paired-end reads.
Hernandez D, Tewhey R, Veyrieras JB, Farinelli L, Østerås M, François P, Schrenzel J.
Bioinformatics. 2014 Jan 1;30(1):40-9. Epub 2013 Oct 15.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The Importance of Bacillithiol in the Oxidative Stress Response of Staphylococcus aureus.
Posada AC, Kolar SL, Dusi RG, François P, Roberts AA, Hamilton CJ, Liu GY, Cheung A.
Infect Immun. 2014 Jan;82(1):316-32. Epub 2013 Oct 28.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Proteomic Approach to Investigate Pathogenicity and Metabolism of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
François P, Scherl A, Hochstrasser D, Schrenzel J.
Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1085:231-250.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Impact of fluorescein on the antimicrobial efficacy of photoactivated riboflavin in corneal collagen cross-linking.
Richoz O, Gatzioufas Z, François P, Schrenzel J, Hafezi F.
J Refract Surg. 2013 Dec;29(12):842-5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The importance of regulatory RNAs in Staphylococcus aureus.
Tomasini A, François P, Howden BP, Fechter P, Romby P, Caldelari I.
Infect Genet Evol. 2013 Nov 26. pii: S1567-1348(13)00432-2. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

GdpS contributes to Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation by regulation of eDNA release.
Fischer A, Kambara K, Meyer H, Stenz L, Bonetti EJ, Girard M, Lalk M, Francois P, Schrenzel J.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2013 Nov 1. pii: S1438-4221(13)00160-4. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Candida Species Distribution and Antifungal Susceptibility Testing According to EUCAST and New vs. Old CLSI Clinical Breakpoints: a Six-Year Prospective Candidemia Survey from the Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS).
Orasch C, Marchetti O, Garbino J, Schrenzel J, Zimmerli S, Mühlethaler K, Rossi M, Pfyffer G, Ruef C, Fehr J, Zbinden R, Calandra T, Bille J; The Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS).
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Nov 4. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12440. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A Prospective Study of Intrafamilial Oropharyngeal Transmission of Kingella kingae.
Kampouroglou G, Dubois-Ferriere V, De La Llana RA, Renzi G, Manzano S, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J, Ceroni D.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Microarray Analysis of Microbiota of Gingival Lesions in Noma Patients.
Huyghe A, François P, Mombelli A, Tangomo M, Girard M, Baratti-Mayer D, Bolivar I, Pittet D, Schrenzel J; the Geneva Study Group on Noma (GESNOMA).
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Sep 26;7(9):e2453.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Whole-Genome Sequences of Staphylococcus aureus ST398 Strains of Animal Origin.
Hernandez D, van der Mee-Marquet N, Kluytmans J, Donnio PY, Quentin R, Corvaglia AR, François P.
Genome Announc. 2013 Sep 26;1(5). pii: e00689-13.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Staphylococcus Aureus: The Innocent Culprit ?
van Belkum A, Schrenzel J.
Infect Genet Evol. 2013 Sep 6. pii: S1567-1348(13)00338-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Whole-Genome Sequences of Two Staphylococcus aureus ST398 Strains of Human Origin, S94 and S100.
Corvaglia AR, François P, Bertrand X, Quentin R, Hernandez D, van der Mee-Marquet N.
Genome Announc. 2013 Aug 29;1(5). pii: e00691-13.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Whole-Genome Sequence of the Ancestral Animal-Borne ST398 Staphylococcus aureus Strain S123.
van der Mee-Marquet N, Hernandez D, Bertrand X, Quentin R, Corvaglia AR, François P.
Genome Announc. 2013 Aug 29;1(5). pii: e00692-13.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Functional genomics of microbial pathogens.
Lazarevic V, François P.
Brief Funct Genomics. 2013 Jul;12(4):289-90.

A de novo-designed antimicrobial peptide with activity against multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus acting on RsbW kinase.
Dangel A, Ackermann N, Abdel-Hadi O, Maier R, Onder K, François P, Müller CW, Pané-Farré J, Engelmann S, Schrenzel J, Heesemann J, Lindermayr C.
FASEB J. 2013 Nov;27(11):4476-88. doi: 10.1096/fj.13-234575. Epub 2013 Jul 30.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Molecular-based Screening for Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Infection: Implications for Prevention and Therapy.
Emonet S, Schrenzel J, Martinez de Tejada B.
Mol Diagn Ther. 2013 Dec;17(6):355-61.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Oropharyngeal Colonization Density of Kingella kingae.
Ceroni D, Dubois-Ferriere V, Llana RA, Kherad O, Lascombes P, Renzi G, Manzano S, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jul;32(7):803-804.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparison of DNA extraction methods in analysis of salivary bacterial communities.
Lazarevic V, Gaïa N, Girard M, François P, Schrenzel J.
PLoS One. 2013 Jul 3;8(7):e67699.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Analysis of prophages harbored by the human-adapted subpopulation of Staphylococcus aureus CC398.
van der Mee-Marquet N, Corvaglia AR, Valentin AS, Hernandez D, Bertrand X, Girard M, Kluytmans J, Donnio PY, Quentin R, François P.
Infect Genet Evol. 2013 Aug;18:299-308. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2013.06.009. Epub 2013 Jun 14.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Blue light-mediated inactivation of Enterococcus faecalis in vitro.
Pileggi G, Wataha JC, Girard M, Grad I, Schrenzel J, Lange N, Bouillaguet S.
Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2013 May;10(2):134-40. Epub 2012 Dec 5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Carriage of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing enterobacteriacae among internal medicine patients in Switzerland.
Pasricha J, Koessler T, Harbarth S, Schrenzel J, Camus V, Cohen G, Perrier A, Pittet D, Iten A.
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2013 Jun 12;2(1):20. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Analysis of the small RNA transcriptional response in multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus after antimicrobial exposure.
Howden BP, Beaume M, Harrison PF, Hernandez D, Schrenzel J, Seemann T, Francois P, Stinear TP.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Aug;57(8):3864-74. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00263-13. Epub 2013 Jun 3.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus risk profiling: who are we missing?
Pasricha J, Harbarth S, Koessler T, Camus V, Schrenzel J, Cohen G, Pittet D, Perrier A, Iten A.
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2013 May 30;2(1):17.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Decolonization of intestinal carriage of extended-spectrum \u03b2-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae with oral colistin and neomycin: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Huttner B, Haustein T, Uçkay I, Renzi G, Stewardson A, Schaerrer D, Agostinho A, Andremont A, Schrenzel J, Pittet D, Harbarth S.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2013 Oct;68(10):2375-82. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkt174. Epub 2013 May 29.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

A case of Capnocytophaga canimorsus prosthetic aortitis in an HIV positive woman.
Rougemont M, Ratib O, Wintsch J, Schrenzel J, Hirschel B.
J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Aug;51(8):2769-71.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Bacterial genome evolution within a clonal population: from in vitro investigations to in vivo observations.
Beaume M, Monina N, Schrenzel J, François P.
Future Microbiol. 2013 May;8:661-74.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Whole-Genome Sequences of Streptococcus tigurinus Type Strain AZ_3a and S. tigurinus 1366, a Strain Causing Prosthetic Joint Infection.
Gizard Y, Zbinden A, Schrenzel J, François P.
Genome Announc. 2013 May 2;1(2). pii: e00210-12.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Burden of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections at a Swiss University hospital: excess length of stay and costs.
Macedo-Viñas M, De Angelis G, Rohner P, Safran E, Stewardson A, Fankhauser C, Schrenzel J, Pittet D, Harbarth S.
J Hosp Infect. 2013 Jun;84(2):132-7. Epub 2013 Apr 19.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Antibiotic resistance patterns among group B Streptococcus isolates: implications for antibiotic prophylaxis for early-onset neonatal sepsis.
Capanna F, Emonet SP, Cherkaoui A, Irion OP, Schrenzel J, Martinez de Tejada B.
Swiss Med Wkly. 2013 Mar 25;143:0.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Effects of amoxicillin treatment on the salivary microbiota in children with acute otitis media.
Lazarevic V, Manzano S, Gaïa N, Girard M, Whiteson K, Hibbs J, François P, Gervaix A, Schrenzel J.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Aug;19(8):E335-42.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

HIV Infection Disrupts the Sympatric Host-Pathogen Relationship in Human Tuberculosis.
Fenner L, Egger M, Bodmer T, Furrer H, Ballif M, Battegay M, Helbling P, Fehr J, Gsponer T, Rieder HL, Zwahlen M, Hoffmann M, Bernasconi E, Cavassini M, Calmy A, Dolina M, Frei R, Janssens JP, Borrell S, Stucki D, Schrenzel J, Böttger EC, Gagneux S; Swiss HIV Cohort and Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Study Groups.
PLoS Genet. 2013 Mar;9(3):e1003318.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Human-to-Bovine Jump of Staphylococcus aureus CC8 Is Associated with the Loss of a Β-Hemolysin Converting Prophage and the Acquisition of a New Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome.
Resch G, François P, Morisset D, Stojanov M, Bonetti EJ, Schrenzel J, Sakwinska O, Moreillon P.
PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58187.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

CC9 Livestock-Associated Staphylococcus aureus Emerges in Bloodstream Infections in French Patients Unconnected With Animal Farming.
Lamamy C, Berthelot A, Bertrand X, Valentin AS, Dos Santos S, Thiais S, Morange V, Girard N, Donnio PY, Quentin R, Schrenzel J, François P, van der Mee-Marquet N,
Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Apr;56(8):e83-6
[Abstract] [PubMed]

30 years of study of Kingella kingae: post tenebras, lux.
Ceroni D, Dubois-Ferrière V, Cherkaoui A, Lamah L, Renzi G, Lascombes P, Wilson B, Schrenzel J.
Future Microbiol. 2013 Feb;8:233-45.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Rapid clinical bacteriology and its future impact.
van Belkum A, Durand G, Peyret M, Chatellier S, Zambardi G, Schrenzel J, Shortridge D, Engelhardt A, Dunne WM Jr.
Ann Lab Med. 2013 Jan;33(1):14-27
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Burden of Bloodstream Infection Caused by Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Determined Using Multistate Modeling at a Swiss University Hospital and a Nationwide Predictive Model.
Stewardson A, Fankhauser C, De Angelis G, Rohner P, Safran E, Schrenzel J, Pittet D, Harbarth S.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Feb;34(2):133-43.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparing the Oropharyngeal Colonization Density of Kingella kingae Between Asymptomatic Carriers and Children with Invasive Osteoarticular Infections.
Ceroni D, Llana RA, Kherad O, Dubois-Ferrière V, Lascombes P, Renzi G, Lamah L, Manzano S, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Apr;32(4):412-4. Epub 2012 Dec 26.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Detection of Kingella kingae Osteoarticular Infections in Children by Oropharyngeal Swab PCR.
Ceroni D, Dubois-Ferrière V, Cherkaoui A, Gesuele R, Combescure C, Lamah L, Manzano S, Hibbs J, Schrenzel J.
Pediatrics. 2013 Jan;131(1):e230-5. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-0810. Epub 2012 Dec 17.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Carriage and MRSA Surgical Site Infections in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery: A Cohort Study in Two Centers.
Huttner B, Robicsek AA, Gervaz P, Perencevich EN, Schiffer E, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2012 Dec;13(6):401-5. doi: 10.1089/sur.2011.107. Epub 2012 Dec 16.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The CshA DEAD-box RNA helicase is important for quorum sensing control in Staphylococcus aureus.
Oun S, Redder P, Didier JP, François P, Corvaglia AR, Buttazzoni E, Giraud C, Girard M, Schrenzel J, Linder P.
RNA Biol. 2013 Jan 1;10(1):157-65. doi: 10.4161/rna.22899. Epub 2012 Dec 10.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The Stringent Response of Staphylococcus aureus and Its Impact on Survival after Phagocytosis through the Induction of Intracellular PSMs Expression.
Geiger T, Francois P, Liebeke M, Fraunholz M, Goerke C, Krismer B, Schrenzel J, Lalk M, Wolz C.
PLoS Pathog. 2012 Nov;8(11):e1003016. Epub 2012 Nov 29.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Genome Sequence of Staphylococcus aureus Newbould 305, a Strain Associated with Mild Bovine Mastitis.
Bouchard D, Peton V, Almeida S, Le Maréchal C, Miyoshi A, Azevedo V, Berkova N, Rault L, François P, Schrenzel J, Even S, Hernandez D, Le Loir Y.
J Bacteriol. 2012 Nov;194(22):6292-3
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Infant gut microbial colonization and health: recent findings from metagenomics studies
Adrien Fischer, Katrine Whiteson, Vladimir Lazarevic, Jonathan Hibbs, Patrice Francois, Jacques Schrenzel
Journal of Integrated OMICS, Vol 2, issue 1 (31 May 2012)

Emergence of OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Switzerland.
Potron A, Schrenzel J, Poirel L, Renzi G, Cherkaoui A, Nordmann P.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2012 Dec;40(6):563-4. Epub 2012 Oct 4.

A correlative analysis of epidemiologic and molecular characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones from diverse geographic locations with virulence measured by a Caenorhabditis elegans host model.
Wu K, Zhang K, McClure J, Zhang J, Schrenzel J, Francois P, Harbarth S, Conly J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Aug 18.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Prevalence of isolates with reduced glycopeptide susceptibility in orthopedic device-related infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Vaudaux P, Ferry T, Uçkay I, François P, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, Renzoni A.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Dec;31(12):3367-74. Epub 2012 Jul 26.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Dissemination of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1-producing Acinetobacter baumannii in Europe.
Bonnin RA, Poirel L, Naas T, Pirs M, Seme K, Schrenzel J, Nordmann P.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012 Sep;18(9):E362-5; Epub 2012 Jun 28
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Bench-to-bedside review: Rapid molecular diagnostics for bloodstream infection - a new frontier?
Afshari A, Schrenzel J, Ieven M, Harbarth S.
Crit Care. 2012 May 29;16(3):222. [Epub ahead of print]
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Epidemiology and clinical implications of carbapenemase-producing bacteria in Switzerland
Abbas M, Cherkaoui A, Fankhauser C, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
Rev Med Suisse. 2012 Apr 25;8(338):882-4, 886-9.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Small Risk of Osteoarticular Infections in Children with Asymptomatic Oropharyngeal Carriage of Kingella kingae.
Ceroni D, Dubois-Ferrière V, Anderson R, Combescure C, Lamah L, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Sep;31(9):983-5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Core genome conservation of Staphylococcus haemolyticus limits sequence based population structure analysis.
Cavanagh JP, Klingenberg C, Hanssen AM, Fredheim EA, Francois P, Schrenzel J, Flægstad T, Sollid JE.
J Microbiol Methods. 2012 Jun;89(3):159-66. Epub 2012 Mar 30.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Tuberculosis in HIV-Negative and HIV-Infected Patients in a Low-Incidence Country: Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Outcomes.
Fenner L, Gagneux S, Janssens JP, Fehr J, Cavassini M, Hoffmann M, Bernasconi E, Schrenzel J, Bodmer T, Böttger EC, Helbling P, Egger M; for the Swiss HIV Cohort and Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Study Groups.
PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e34186. Epub 2012 Mar 30.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Nosocomial acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus (MRSA) and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) Enterobacteriaceae in hospitalised patients: a prospective multicenter study.
De Angelis G, Restuccia G, Venturiello S, Cauda R, Malhotra-Kumar S, Goossens H, Schrenzel J, Tacconelli E.
BMC Infect Dis. 2012 Mar 29;12:74.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Bacterial Diversity in Oral Samples of Children in Niger with Acute Noma, Acute Necrotizing Gingivitis, and Healthy Controls.
Bolivar I, Whiteson K, Stadelmann B, Baratti-Mayer D, Gizard Y, Mombelli A, Pittet D, Schrenzel J; The Geneva Study Group on Noma (GESNOMA).
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 Mar;6(3):e1556. Epub 2012 Mar 6.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Analysis of the salivary microbiome using culture-independent techniques.
Lazarevic V, Whiteson K, Gaia N, Gizard Y, Hernandez D, Farinelli L, Osteras M, Francois P, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Bioinforma. 2012 Feb 2;2:4.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

High prevalence of isolates with reduced glycopeptide susceptibility in persistent or recurrent bloodstream infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Uçkay I, Bernard L, Buzzi M, Harbarth S, François P, Huggler E, Ferry T, Schrenzel J, Renzoni A, Vaudaux P, Lew DP.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Mar;56(3):1258-64. Epub 2011 Dec 12.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Methicillin-Susceptible ST398 Staphylococcus aureus Responsible for Bloodstream Infections: An Emerging Human-Adapted Subclone?
Valentin-Domelier AS, Girard M, Bertrand X, Violette J, François P, Donnio PY, Talon D, Quentin R, Schrenzel J, van der Mee-Marquet N; for the Bloodstream Infection Study Group of the Réseau des Hygiénistes du Centre (RHC).
PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e28369. Epub 2011 Dec 5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Tn125-related acquisition of blaNDM-like genes in Acinetobacter baumannii.
Poirel L, Bonnin RA, Boulanger A, Schrenzel J, Kaase M, Nordmann P.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Feb;56(2):1087-9. Epub 2011 Dec 5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Predictive Score to Discriminate Kingella kingae From Staphylococcus aureus Arthritis in France.
Ceroni D, Dubois Ferrière V, Lamah L, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Dec;30(12):1121-2.

Global analysis of the Staphylococcus aureus response to mupirocin.
Reiss S, Pané-Farré J, Fuchs S, François P, Liebeke M, Schrenzel J, Lindequist U, Lalk M, Wolz C, Hecker M, Engelmann S.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Feb;56(2):787-804. Epub 2011 Nov 21.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Molecular Basis of Virulence in Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis.
Le Maréchal C, Seyffert N, Jardin J, Hernandez D, Jan G, Rault L, Azevedo V, François P, Schrenzel J, van de Guchte M, Even S, Berkova N, Thiéry R, Fitzgerald JR, Vautor E, Le Loir Y.
PLoS One. 2011;6(11):e27354. Epub 2011 Nov 11.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Responses of Gut Microbiota and Glucose and Lipid Metabolism to Prebiotics in Genetic Obese and Diet-Induced Leptin-Resistant Mice.
Everard A, Lazarevic V, Derrien M, Girard M, Muccioli GM, Neyrinck AM, Possemiers S, Van Holle A, François P, de Vos WM, Delzenne NM, Schrenzel J, Cani PD.
Diabetes. 2011 Nov;60(11):2775-86. Epub 2011 Sep 20.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Molecular and epidemiological evaluation of strain replacement in patients previously harboring gentamicin-resistant MRSA.
De Angelis G, Francois P, Lee A, Schrenzel J, Renzi G, Girard M, Pittet D, Harbarth S.
J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Nov;49(11):3880-4. Epub 2011 Sep 14.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

How could rapid bacterial identification improve the management of septic patients?
Emonet S, Schrenzel J.
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2011 Sep;9(9):707-9.

Altered gut microbiota and endocannabinoid system tone in obese and diabetic leptin-resistant mice: impact on apelin regulation in adipose tissue.
Geurts L, Lazarevic V, Derrien M, Everard A, Van Roye M, Knauf C, Valet P, Girard M, Muccioli GG, François P, de Vos WM, Schrenzel J, Delzenne NM, Cani PD.
Front Microbiol. 2011;2:149. Epub 2011 Jul 13.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

New tests for the diagnosis of tuberculosis.
Ninet B, Roux-Lombard P, Schrenzel J, Janssens JP.
Rev Mal Respir. 2011 Jun;28(6):823-833. Epub 2011 May 25
[Abstract] [PubMed]

σB-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon involved in the regulation of extracellular nuclease, lipase and protease expression in Staphylococcus aureus.
Schulthess B, Bloes DA, François P, Girard M, Schrenzel J, Bischoff M, Berger-Bächi B.
J Bacteriol. 2011 Sep;193(18):4954-62. Epub 2011 Jul 1.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Role of the SaeRS two-component regulatory system in Staphylococcus epidermidis autolysis and biofilm formation.
Lou Q, Zhu T, Hu J, Ben H, Yang J, Yu F, Liu J, Wu Y, Fischer A, Francois P, Schrenzel J, Qu D.
BMC Microbiol. 2011 Jun 24;11:146.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Evaluation of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the rapid identification of beta-hemolytic streptococci.
Cherkaoui A, Emonet S, Fernandez J, Schorderet D, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Aug;49(8):3004-5. Epub 2011 Jun 22.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Melioidosis: a poorly known tropical disease
Abbas M, Emonet S, Schrenzel J, Merlani P, Loutan L, Gétaz L.
Rev Med Suisse. 2011 May 11;7(294):1000, 1002-5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Impact of Combined Low-Level Mupirocin and Genotypic Chlorhexidine Resistance on Persistent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Carriage After Decolonization Therapy: A Case-control Study.
Lee AS, Macedo-Vinas M, François P, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Vernaz N, Pittet D, Harbarth S.
Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Jun;52(12):1422-30.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Molecular analysis of NDM-1-producing enterobacterial isolates from Geneva, Switzerland.
Poirel L, Schrenzel J, Cherkaoui A, Bernabeu S, Renzi G, Nordmann P.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Aug;66(8):1730-3. Epub 2011 May 31.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Daptomycin resistance mechanisms in clinically derived Staphylococcus aureus strains assessed by a combined transcriptomics and proteomics approach.
Fischer A, Yang SJ, Bayer AS, Vaezzadeh AR, Herzig S, Stenz L, Girard M, Sakoulas G, Scherl A, Yeaman MR, Proctor RA, Schrenzel J, François P.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Aug;66(8):1696-711. Epub 2011 May 28.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Correlation of Daptomycin-Resistance in a Clinical Staphylococcus aureus Strain with Increased Cell Wall Teichoic Acid Production and D-alanylation.
Bertsche U, Weidenmaier C, Kuehner D, Yang SJ, Baur S, Wanner S, Francois P, Schrenzel J, Yeaman MR, Bayer AS.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Aug;55(8):3922-8. Epub 2011 May 23.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Epidemiology and virulence insights from MRSA and MSSA genome analysis.
Lazarevic V, Beaume M, Corvaglia A, Hernandez D, Schrenzel J, François P.
Future Microbiol. 2011 May;6:513-32.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Comparative Analysis of PCR-Electrospray Ionization/Mass Spectrometry (MS) and MALDI-TOF/MS for the Identification of Bacteria and Yeast from Positive Blood Culture Bottles.
Kaleta EJ, Clark AE, Cherkaoui, Wysocki VH, Ingram EL, Schrenzel J, Wolk DM.
Clin Chem. 2011 Jul;57(7):1057-67. Epub 2011 May 16.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Transcriptome Analysis of Neisseria meningitidis in Human Whole Blood and Mutagenesis Studies Identify Virulence Factors Involved in Blood Survival.
Echenique-Rivera H, Muzzi A, Del Tordello E, Seib KL, Francois P, Rappuoli R, Pizza M, Serruto D.
PLoS Pathog. 2011 May;7(5):e1002027. Epub 2011 May 5.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The CodY pleiotropic repressor controls virulence in Gram-positive pathogens.
Stenz L, Francois P, Whiteson K, Wolz C, Linder P, Schrenzel J.
FFEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2011 Jul;62(2):123-39. Epub 2011 May 27.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Kingella kingae spondylodiscitis in young children: toward a new approach for bacteriological investigations? A preliminary report.
Ceroni D, Cherkaoui A, Kaelin A, Schrenzel J.
J Child Orthop. 2010 Apr;4(2):173-5. Epub 2010 Jan 10.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Genome Sequence of two Staphylococcus aureus ovine strains that induce severe (strain O11) and mild (strain O46) mastitis.
Le Maréchal C, Hernandez D, Schrenzel J, Even S, Berkova N, Thiéry R, Vautor E, Fitzgerald JR, François P, Le Loir Y.
J Bacteriol. 2011 May;193(9):2353-4. Epub 2011 Mar 11.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Modelling the impact of antibiotic use on antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli using population-based data from a large hospital and its surrounding community.
Vernaz N, Huttner B, Muscionico D, Salomon JL, Bonnabry P, López-Lozano JM, Beyaert A, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Apr;66(4):928-35. Epub 2011 Jan 19.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Whole genome sequencing of Staphylococcus aureus strain RN4220, a key laboratory strain used in virulence research, identifies mutations that affect not only virulence factors but also the fitness of the strain.
Nair D, Memmi G, Hernandez D, Bard J, Beaume M, Gill S, Francois P, Cheung AL.
J Bacteriol. 2011 May;193(9):2332-5. Epub 2011 Mar 4
[Abstract] [PubMed]

PCR for the diagnosis of sepsis: hope or hype?
Schrenzel J.
Crit Care. 2011 Jan 26;15(1):111.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Staphylococcus aureus seroproteomes discriminate ruminant isolates causing mild or severe mastitis.
Le Marechal C, Jardin J, Jan G, Even S, Pulido C, Guibert JM, Hernandez D, Francois P, Schrenzel J, Demon D, Meyer E, Berkova N, Thiery R, Vautor E, Le Loir Y.
Vet Res. 2011 Feb 15;42(1):35.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

The salivary microbiome assessed by a high-throughput and culture-independent approach.
Vladimir Lazarevic, Katrine Whiteson, Patrice François, Jacques Schrenzel.
Journal of Intergrated OMICS, 2011 Feb; 1(1):28-35
[Abstract] [JIOMIC]

Robustness of loop-mediated isothermal amplification reaction for diagnostic applications.
Francois P, Bento M, Hibbs J, Bonetti EJ, Boehme CC, Notomi T, Perkins MD, Schrenzel J.
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2011 Jun;62(1):41-8
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Trends in mupirocin resistance in meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and mupirocin consumption at a tertiary care hospital.
Lee AS, Macedo-Vinas M, François P, Renzi G, Vernaz N, Schrenzel J, Pittet D, Harbarth S.
J Hosp Infect. 2011 Apr;77(4):360-2. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

Fatal acute melioidosis in a tourist returning from Martinique Island, November 2010.
Getaz L, Abbas M, Loutan L, Schrenzel J, Iten A, Simon F, Decosterd A, Studer R, Sudre P, Michel Y, Merlani P, Emonet S.
Euro Surveill. 2011 Jan 6;16(1). pii: 19758.

Orientation and expression of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus small RNAs by direct multiplexed measurements using the nCounter of NanoString technology.
Beaume M, Hernandez D, Docquier M, Delucinge-Vivier C, Descombes P, François P.
J Microbiol Methods. 2011 Feb;84(2):327-34. Epub 2010 Dec 31.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Emergence of Unusual Bloodstream Infections Associated with Pig-Borne-Like Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in France.
van der Mee-Marquet N, François P, Domelier-Valentin AS, Coulomb F, Decreux C, Hombrock-Allet C, Lehiani O, Neveu C, Ratovohery D, Schrenzel J, Quentin R; the Bloodstream Infection Study Group of the Réseau des Hygiénistes du Centre (RHC).
Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Jan;52(1):152-153.

Inactivation of the Ecs ABC Transporter of Staphylococcus aureus Attenuates Virulence by Altering Composition and Function of Bacterial Wall.
Jonsson IM, Juuti JT, François P, Almajidi R, Pietiäinen M, Girard M, Lindholm C, Saller MJ, Driessen AJ, Kuusela P, Bokarewa M, Schrenzel J, Kontinen VP.
PLoS One. 2010 Dec 2;5(12):e14209.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

High prevalence of the arginine catabolic mobile element in carriage isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis.
Barbier F, Lebeaux D, Hernandez D, Delannoy AS, Caro V, François P, Schrenzel J, Ruppé E, Gaillard K, Wolff M, Brisse S, Andremont A, Ruimy R.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Jan;66(1):29-36. Epub 2010 Nov 9.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Development of a Rapid PCR Assay for Screening of Maternal Colonization by Group B Streptococcus and Neonatal Invasive Escherichia coli during Labor.
Martínez de Tejada B, Stan CM, Boulvain M, Renzi G, François P, Irion O, Schrenzel J.
Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2010;70(4):250-5. Epub 2010 Oct 16.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction Coupled to Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Rapid Identification of Bacteria and Yeast Bloodstream Pathogens from Blood Culture Bottle
Kaleta EJ, Clark AE, Johnson DR, Gamage DC, Wysocki VH, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J, Wolk DM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jan;49(1):345-53. Epub 2010 Nov 3.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Application and use of various mass spectrometry methods in clinical microbiology.
Emonet S, Shah HN, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Nov;16(11):1604-13.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Histone deacetylase inhibitors impair innate immune responses to Toll-like receptor agonists and to infection.
Roger T, Lugrin J, Le Roy D, Goy G, Mombelli M, Koessler T, Ding XC, Chanson AL, Knaup Reymond M, Miconnet I, Schrenzel J,François P, Calandra T.
Blood. 2011 Jan 27;117(4):1205-17. Epub 2010 Oct 18.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Mode of action studies of the novel bisquaternary bisnaphthalimide MT02 against Staphylococcus aureus.
Menzel TM, Tischer M, François P, Nickel J, Schrenzel J, Bruhn H, Albrecht A, Lehmann L, Holzgrabe U, Ohlsen K.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Jan;55(1):311-20. Epub 2010 Oct 11
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Study of inter- and intra-individual variations in the salivary microbiota.
Lazarevic V, Whiteson K, Hernandez D, François P, Schrenzel J.
BMC Genomics. 2010 Sep 28;11:523.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Intrapartum Group B Streptococcus Detection by Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for the Prevention of Neonatal Sepsis.
De Tejada BM, Pfister RE, Renzi G, François P, Irion O, Boulvain M, Schrenzel J.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Dec;17(12):1786-91. Epub 2011 Apr 12, 2010 Sep 22.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Microstructuring of polymer films for sensitive genotyping by real-time PCR on a centrifugal microfluidic platform.
Focke M, Stumpf F, Faltin B, Reith P, Bamarni D, Wadle S, Müller C, Reinecke H, Schrenzel J, François P, Mark D, Roth G, Zengerle R, von Stetten F.
Lab Chip. 2010 Oct 7;10(19):2519-26. Epub 2010 Jul 7.
[Abstract] [PubMed]

Molecular diagnosis of bloodstream infections: planning to (physically) reach the bedside.
Leggieri N, Rida A, François P, Schrenzel J.
Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2010 Aug;23(4):311-9.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Methicillin-Resistant Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci in the Community: High Homology of SCCmec IVa between Staphylococcus epidermidis and Major Clones of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Barbier F, Ruppé E, Hernandez D, Lebeaux D, François P, F