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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.
[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]

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.
[PubMed]

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]
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

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]
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

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)
[Abstract]

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.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]




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, Felix B, Desprez A, Maiga A, Woerther PL, Gaillard K, Jeanrot C, Wolff M, Schrenzel J, Andremont A, Ruimy R.
J Infect Dis. 2010 Jul 15;202(2):270-81.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A type III-like restriction endonuclease functions as a major barrier to horizontal gene transfer in clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains.
Anna R. Corvaglia, Patrice François, David Hernandez, Karl Perron, Patrick Linder and Jacques Schrenzel
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 29;107(26):11954-8. Epub 2010 Jun 14.
[Abstract] - [PNAS] - [PubMed] - [Faculty of 1000 Biology]

Posttraumatic ankle arthritis due to a novel Nocardia species.
Uçkay I, Bouchuiguir-Wafa K, Ninet B, Emonet S, Assal M, Harbarth S, Schrenzel J.
Infection. 2010 Oct;38(5):407-12. Epub 2010 May 28.
[Abstract] - [Springer Link] - [PubMed]

Prevalence and Associated Factors for Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Among Undocumented Immigrants in a Primary Care Facility in Geneva, Switzerland: A Cross-Sectional Study.
Jackson Y, Sebo P, Aeby G, Bovier P, Ninet B, Schrenzel J, Sudre P, Haller D, Gaspoz JM, Wolff H.
J Immigr Minor Health. 2010 Dec;12(6):909-14. Epub 2010 May 20.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Cartography of Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus Transcripts: Detection, Orientation and Temporal Expression during Growth Phase and Stress Conditions
Marie Beaume, David Hernandez, Laurent Farinelli, Cécile Deluen, Patrick Linder, Christine Gaspin, Pascale Romby, Jacques Schrenzel, Patrice François
PLoS One. 2010 May 20;5(5):e10725
[Abstract] - [PloS ONE] - [PubMed]

Evaluation of 8 cases of confirmed Bordetella bronchiseptica infection and colonization over a 15-year period.
Wernli D, Emonet S, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Feb;17(2):201-3
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Kingella Kingae osteoarticular infections in young children: clinical features and contribution of a new specific real-time PCR assay to the diagnosis.
Ceroni D, Cherkaoui A, Ferey S, Kaelin A, Schrenzel J.
J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Apr-May;30(3):301-4.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

First detection of an invasive Staphylococcus aureus strain (D958) with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides in Saudi Arabia.
Al-Obeid S, Haddad Q, Cherkaoui A, Schrenzel J, François P.
J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Jun;48(6):2199-204. Epub 2010 Apr 14.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Cost-Effectiveness of Universal MRSA Screening on Admission to Surgery.
Murthy A, De Angelis G, Pittet D, Schrenzel J, Uckay I, Harbarth S.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Dec;16(12):1747-53.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Screening for staphylococcal superantigen genes shows no correlation with the presence or the severity of chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis.
Heymans F, Fischer A, Stow NW, Girard M, Vourexakis Z, Courtis AD, Renzi G, Huggler E, Vlaminck S, Bonfils P, Mladina R, Lund V, Schrenzel J, François P, Lacroix JS.
PLoS One. 2010 Mar 5;5(3):e9525.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Comparison of two Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization--Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Methods with Conventional Phenotypic Identification for Routine Bacterial Speciation.
Cherkaoui A, Hibbs J, Emonet S, Tangomo M, Girard M, François P, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Apr;48(4):1169-75. Epub 2010 Feb 17.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Another small step on the long way to control methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus cross-transmission.
Eggimann P, Schrenzel J.
Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan;38(1):311-2.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

New approaches for functional genomic studies in staphylococci.
Beaume M, Hernandez D, François P, Schrenzel J.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2010 Feb;300(2-3):88-97
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Risk factors for treatment failure in orthopedic device-related methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection.
Ferry T, Uçkay I, Vaudaux P, François P, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, Laurent F, Bernard L, Vandenesch F, Etienne J, Hoffmeyer P, Lew D.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010 Feb;29(2):171-80. Epub 2009 Nov 28.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Accelerated digestion for high-throughput proteomics analysis of whole bacterial proteomes.
Vaezzadeh AR, Deshusses JM, Waridel P, François P, Zimmermann-Ivol CG, Lescuyer P, Schrenzel J, Hochstrasser DF.
J Microbiol Methods. 2010 Jan;80(1):56-62. Epub 2009 Nov 11.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Proteomic approaches to study Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis.
François P, Scherl A, Hochstrasser D, Schrenzel J.
J Proteomics. 2010 Feb 10;73(4):701-8. Epub 2009 Oct 29.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Comparative genomics of epidemic versus sporadic Staphylococcus aureus strains does not reveal molecular markers for epidemicity.
Kuhn G, Koessler T, Melles DC, François P, Huyghe A, Dunman P, Vos MC, Zanetti G, Schrenzel J, van Belkum A, Blanc DS.
Infect Genet Evol. 2010 Jan;10(1):89-96. Epub 2009 Oct 30.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




Imported cases of histoplamosis
Nyffenegger L, Abbas M, Gex G, Boffi E, Schrenzel J, Bouchuiguir-Wafa K, Hirschel B.
Rev Med Suisse. 2009 Nov 25;5(227):2418-23.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Production of Reactive Oxygen Species from Photosensitizers Activated with Visible Light Sources Available in Dental Offices.
Bouillaguet S, Wataha JC, Zapata O, Campo M, Lange N, Schrenzel J.
Photomed Laser Surg. 2010 Aug;28(4):519-25.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Pediatric osteo-articular infections with negative culture results: what about Kingella kingae?
Cherkaoui A, Ceroni D, Ferey S, Emonet S, Schrenzel J.
Rev Med Suisse. 2009 Nov 4;5(224):2235-9.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Surveillance of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae in a Swiss tertiary care hospital.
Fankhauser C, Zingg W, François P, Dharan S, Schrenzel J, Pittet D, Harbarth S.
Swiss Med Wkly. 2009 Dec 26;139(51-52):747-51.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Molecular epidemiology of the nasal colonization by methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in Swiss children.
Mégevand C, Gervaix A, Heininger U, Berger C, Aebi C, Vaudaux B, Kind C, Gnehm HP, Hitzler M, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, François P; for the Paediatric Infectious Disease Group Switzerland Staphylococcus aureus Study Group.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Sep;16(9):1414-1420. Epub 2009 Oct 20.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Metagenomic study of the oral microbiota by Illumina high-throughput sequencing.
Lazarevic V, Whiteson K, Huse S, Hernandez D, Farinelli L, Osterås M, Schrenzel J, François P.
J Microbiol Methods. 2009 Dec;79(3):266-71. Epub 2009 Sep 29.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A search for small noncoding RNAs in Staphylococcus aureus reveals a conserved sequence motif for regulation.
Geissmann T, Chevalier C, Cros MJ, Boisset S, Fechter P, Noirot C, Schrenzel J, François P, Vandenesch F, Gaspin C, Romby P.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Nov;37(21):7239-57. Epub 2009 Sep 28.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Development and validation of a modified broad-range 16S rDNA PCR for diagnostic purposes in clinical microbiology.
Cherkaoui A, Emonet S, Ceroni D, Candolfi B, Hibbs J, François P, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2009 Nov;79(2):227-31. Epub 2009 Sep 24.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Variable-number tandem repeat analysis and multilocus sequence typing data confirm the epidemiological changes observed with Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from bloodstream infections.
van der Mee-Marquet N, François P, Domelier AS, Arnault L, Girard N, Schrenzel J, Quentin R, and the Bloodstream Infection Study Group of the Réseau des Hygiénistes du Centre.
J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Sep;47(9):2863-71.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Transcriptome analysis of the responses of Staphylococcus aureus to antimicrobial peptides and characterization of the roles of vraDE and vraSR in antimicrobial resistance.
Pietiainen M, François P, Hyyrylainen HL, Tangomo M, Sass V, Sahl HG, Schrenzel J, Kontinen VP.
BMC Genomics. 2009 Sep 14;10(1):429.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Microarray comparative genomic hybridisation analysis incorporating genomic organisation, and application to enterobacterial plant pathogens.
Pritchard L, Liu H, Booth C, Douglas E, François P, Schrenzel J, Hedley PE, Birch PR, Toth IK.
PLoS Comput Biol. 2009 Aug;5(8):e1000473. Epub 2009 Aug 21.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Effect of a glucose impulse on the CcpA regulon in Staphylococcus aureus.
Seidl Spirig K, Muller S, François P, Kriebitzsch C, Schrenzel J, Engelmann S, Bischoff M, Berger-Bachi B.
BMC Microbiol. 2009 May 18;9(1):95.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: risk factors for infection, and long-term follow-up.
Longtin Y, Sudre P, François P, Schrenzel J, Aramburu C, Pastore R, Gervaix A, Renzi G, Pittet D, Harbarth S.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009 Mar 21.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Development and evaluation of a rapid strategy to determine enterotoxin gene content in Staphylococcus aureus.
Fischer A, François P, Holtfreter S, Broeker B, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2009 May;77(2):184-90.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Regulation of mprF in daptomycin-nonsusceptible Staphylococcus aureus.
Yang SJ, Xiong YQ, Dunman PM, Schrenzel J, François P, Peschel A, Bayer AS.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 Mar 16.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Identification by genomic and genetic analysis of two new genes playing a key role in intermediate glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.
Renzoni A, Kelley WL, Barras C, Monod A, Huggler E, François P, Schrenzel J, Studer R, Vaudaux P, Lew DP.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 Mar;53(3):903-11.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Immuno-detection of Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm on a Cochlear Implant.
Kos MI, Stenz L, François P, Guyot JP, Schrenzel J.
Infection. 2009 Oct;37(5):450-4. Epub 2009 Mar 10.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

CodY in Staphylococcus aureus: A regulatory link between metabolism and virulence gene expression.
Pohl K, François P, Stenz L, Schlink F, Geiger T, Herbert S, Goerke C, Schrenzel J, Wolz C.
J Bacteriol. 2009 Feb 27.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Assessment of a real-time PCR test to diagnose syphilis from diverse biological samples.
Gayet-Ageron A, Ninet B, Toutous-Trellu L, Lautenschlager S, Furrer H, Piguet V, Schrenzel J, Hirschel B.
Sex Transm Infect. 2009 Jan 20.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Genomic analysis of an emerging multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus strain rapidly spreading in cystic fibrosis patients revealed the presence of an antibiotic inducible bacteriophage.
Rolain JM, François P, Hernandez D, Bittar F, Richet H, Fournous G, Mattenberger Y, Bosdure E, Stremler N, Dubus JC, Sarles J, Reynaud-Gaubert M, Boniface S, Schrenzel J, Raoult D.
Biol Direct. 2009 Jan 13;4:1
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Molecular diagnosis of Kingella kingae osteoarticular infections by specific real-time PCR assay.
Cherkaoui A, Ceroni D, Emonet S, Lefevre Y, Schrenzel J.
J Med Microbiol. 2009 Jan;58(Pt 1):65-8.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




Detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii by Two Staining Methods and Two Quantitative PCR Assays.
Rohner P, Jacomo V, Studer R, Schrenzel J, Graf JD.
Infection. 2008 Dec 5.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Characterization of microbial pathogens by DNA microarrays.
Huyghe A, François P, Schrenzel J.
Infect Genet Evol. 2008 Nov 17.
[No Abstract] - [PubMed]

Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in two scuba divers returning from the Philippines.
Bochet M, François P, Longtin Y, Gaide O, Renzi G, Harbarth S.
J Travel Med. 2008 Sep-Oct;15(5):378-81.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Rickettsia conorii transcriptional response within inoculation eschar.
Renesto P, Rovery C, Schrenzel J, Leroy Q, Huyghe A, Li W, Lepidi H, François P, Raoult D.
PLoS ONE. 2008;3(11):e3681.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A Predictive Model for Identifying Surgical Patients at Risk of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Carriage on Admission.
Harbarth S, Sax H, Uckay I, Fankhauser C, Agostinho A, Christenson JT, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Pittet D.
J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Nov;207(5):683-9.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Effect of screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage by polymerase chain reaction on the duration of unnecessary preemptive contact isolation.
Uçkay I, Sax H, Iten A, Camus V, Renzi G, Schrenzel J, Perrier A, Pittet D.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Nov;29(11):1077-9.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A nuc-deficient meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain.
van Leeuwen W, Roorda L, Hendriks W, François P, Schrenzel J.
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2008 Sep 22.
[No Abstract] - [PubMed]

Risk Factors for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surgical Site Infection.
Harbarth S, Huttner B, Gervaz P, Fankhauser C, Chraiti MN, Schrenzel J, Licker M, Pittet D.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Sep;29(9):890-893.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Impact of oleic acid (cis-9-octadecenoic acid) on bacterial viability and biofilm production in Staphylococcus aureus.
Stenz L, François P, Fischer A, Huyghe A, Tangomo M, Hernandez D, Cassat J, Linder P, Schrenzel J.
FEMS Microbiol Lett 2008. 287:149-155.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Imaging mass spectrometry using peptide isoelectric focusing.
Vaezzadeh AR, Simicevic J, Chauvet A, François P, Zimmermann-Ivol CG, Lescuyer P, Deshusses JP, Hochstrasser DF.
Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2008 Sep;22(17):2667-76.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Food Poisoning as a Cause of Acute Liver Failure.
Pósfay-Barbe KM, Schrenzel J, Frey J, Studer R, Korff C, Belli DC, Parvex P, Rimensberger PC, Schäppi MG.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008 Sep;27(9):846-7.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

High-throughput typing of Staphylococcus aureus by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) or multi-locus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) reveals consistent strain relatedness.
Melles DC, Schouls L, François P, Herzig S, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A, Schrenzel J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Jul 29.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Ceftazidime-resistant Klebsiella oxytoca producing an OXY-2-type variant from Switzerland.
Rodríguez-Martínez JM, Poirel L, Nordmann P, Fankhauser C, François P, Schrenzel J.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2008 Jul 2.
[No Abstract] - [PubMed]

Evidence of horizontal gene transfer between human and animal commensal Escherichia coli strains identified by microarray.
Grasselli E, François P, Gutacker M, Gettler B, Benagli C, Convert M, Boerlin P, Schrenzel J, Piffaretti JC.
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2008 Aug;53(3):351-8.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Temporal effects of antibiotic use and hand rub consumption on the incidence of MRSA and Clostridium difficile.
Vernaz N, Sax H, Pittet D, Bonnabry P, Schrenzel J, Harbarth S.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2008 Sep;62(3):601-7.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

In vivo detection of clonally-derived methicillin-resistant/methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus is not a rare event.
François P, Uckay I, Iten A, Renzi G, Dahran S, Camus V, Sax H, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Mar 19;46(5)
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Universal screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at hospital admission and nosocomial infection in surgical patients.
Harbarth S, Fankhauser C, Schrenzel J, Christenson J, Gervaz P, Bandiera-Clerc C, Renzi G, Vernaz N, Sax H, Pittet D.
JAMA. 2008 Mar 12;299(10):1149-57.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

De novo bacterial genome sequencing: millions of very short reads assembled on a desktop computer.
Hernandez D, François P, Farinelli L, Osterås M, Schrenzel J.
Genome Res. 18:802-809, 2008
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Rapid Diagnosis and Typing of Staphylococcus aureus
Patrice François and Jacques Schrenzel
In Book - Staphylococcus: Molecular Genetics, Chap 4. May 2008. Caister Academic Press
[Abstract] - [Publisher]

Intracellular reactive oxygen species in monocytes generated by photosensitive chromophores activated with blue light.
Bouillaguet S, Owen B, Wataha JC, Campo MA, Lange N, Schrenzel J.
Dent Mater. 2008 Aug;24(8):1070-6
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Rapid and high-throughput genotyping of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates by automated multilocus variable-number of tandem repeats: A tool for real-time epidemiology.
François P, Hochmann A, Huyghe A, Bonetti EJ, Renzi G, Harbarth S, Klingenberg C, Pittet D, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2008 Jan;72:296-305.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Geneva, Switzerland, 1993–2005
Patrice François, Stephan Harbarth, Antoine Huyghe, Gesuele Renzi, Manuela Bento, Alain Gervaix, Didier Pittet, and Jacques Schrenzel
Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Feb;14(2):304-7.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A Novel Microarray Design Strategy to Study Complex Bacterial Communities.
Huyghe A, François P, Charbonnier Y, Tangomo-Bento M, Bonetti EJ, Paster BJ, Bolivar I, Baratti-Mayer D, Pittet D, Schrenzel J; the Geneva Study Group on Noma (GESNOMA).
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Mar;74(6):1876-1885.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Neighborhood functions and hill-climbing strategies dedicated to the generalized ungapped local multiple alignment
David Hernandez, Robin Gras, Ron Appel.
Eur J Oper Res. Vol. 185, Issue 3, March 2008, 1276-1284
[Abstract] - [Article]




Proteomic approach to investigate MRSA.
François P, Scherl A, Hochstrasser D, Schrenzel J.
Methods Mol Biol. 2007;391:179-200
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Development of a method for recovering rickettsial RNA from infected cells to analyze gene expression profiling of obligate intracellular bacteria.
La MV, François P, Rovery C, Robineau S, Barbry P, Schrenzel J, Raoult D, Renesto P.
J Microbiol Methods. 2007 Oct 4;
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Treatment Failures with Daptomycin are Associated with Alterations in Surface Charge, Membrane Phospholipid Asymmetry and Drug Binding.
Jones T, Yeaman MR, Sakoulas G, Yang SJ, Proctor RA, Sahl HG, Schrenzel J, Xiong YQ, Bayer AS.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 Oct 22
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Clinical relevance of new diagnostic methods for bloodstream infections.
Schrenzel J.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2007 Nov;30S1:2-6.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Genome content determination in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
François P, Hernandez D, Schrenzel J.
Future Microbiol. 2007 Apr;2:187-98.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Streptococcus sinensis Endocarditis outside Hong Kong.
Ilker Uçkay, Peter Rohner, Ignacio Bolivar, Béatrice Ninet, Marina Djordjevic, Vandack Nobre, Christian Garzoni and Jacques Schrenzel
Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Aug;13(8):1250-52.
[Abstract]- [PubMed]

Comparative genomic hybridization and physiological characterization of environmental isolates indicate that significant (eco-)physiological properties are highly conserved in the species Escherichia coli.
Ihssen J, Grasselli E, Bassin C, François P, Piffaretti JC, Koster W, Schrenzel J, Egli T.
Microbiology. 2007 Jul;153(Pt 7):2052-66.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A global view of Staphylococcus aureus whole genome expression upon internalization in human epithelial cells.
Garzoni C, François P, Huyghe A, Couzinet S, Tapparel C, Charbonnier Y, Renzoni A, Lucchini S, Lew DP, Vaudaux P, Kelley WL, Schrenzel J.
BMC Genomics. 2007 Jun 14;8(1):171
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Evaluation of Three Molecular Assays for the Rapid Identification of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
François P, Bento M, Renzi G, Harbarth S, Pittet D, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Jun;45(6):2011-3.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Postoperative gram-negative anaerobic bacterial endocarditis.
Myers C, Aggoun Y, Gervaix A, Ninet B, Schrenzel J, Kuhnert P.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Apr;26(4):369.
[No Abstract] - [PubMed]

Inactivation of a subpopulation of human neutrophils by exposure to ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene wear debris.
Bernard L, Vaudaux P, Huggler E, Stern R, Frehel C, François P, Lew D, Hoffmeyer P.
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2007 Apr;49(3):425-32
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Comparison of four chromogenic media for culture-based screening of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Cherkaoui A, Renzi G, François P, Schrenzel J.
J Med Microbiol. 2007 Apr;56(Pt 4):500-3
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Is Throat Screening Necessary To Detect Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Patients upon Admission to an Intensive Care Unit?
Harbarth S, Schrenzel J, Renzi G, Akakpo C, Ricou B.
J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Mar;45(3):1072-3.
[No Abstract] - [PubMed]

Tissue homing and persistence of defined antigen-specific CD8+ tumor-reactive T-cell clones in long-term melanoma survivors.
Le Gal FA, Widmer VM, Dutoit V, Rubio-Godoy V, Schrenzel J, Walker PR, Romero PJ, Valmori D, Speiser DE, Dietrich PY.
J Invest Dermatol. 2007 Mar;127(3):622-9
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Isolation and Characterization of Biofilm Formation-Defective Mutants of Staphylococcus aureus.
Tu Quoc PH, Genevaux P, Pajunen M, Savilahti H, Georgopoulos C, Schrenzel J, Kelley WL.
Infect Immun. 2007 Mar;75(3):1079-88.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Comparison of amplification methods for transcriptomic analyses of low abundance prokaryotic RNA sources.
François P, Garzoni C, Bento M, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2007 Feb;68(2):385-391.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




Intracellular residency is frequently associated with recurrent Staphylococcus aureus rhinosinusitis.
Plouin-Gaudon I, Clement S, Huggler E, Chaponnier C, François P, Lew D, Schrenzel J, Vaudaux P, Lacroix JS.
Rhinology. 2006 Dec;44(4):249-54.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Exploring glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: a combined proteomics and transcriptomics approach for the identification of resistance related markers.
Scherl A, François P, Charbonnier Y, Deshusses JM, Koessler T, Huyghe A, Bento M, Stahl-Zeng J, Fischer A, Masselot A, Vaezzadeh A, Galle F, Renzoni A, Vaudaux P, Lew D, Zimmermann-Ivol CG, Binz PA, Sanchez JC, Hochstrasser DF, Schrenzel J.
BMC Genomics. 2006 Nov 22;7(1):296
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Transcriptomic and Functional Analysis of an Autolysis-Deficient, Teicoplanin-Resistant Derivative of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Renzoni A, Barras C, François P, Charbonnier Y, Huggler E, Garzoni C, Kelley WL, Majcherczyk P, Schrenzel J, Lew DP, Vaudaux P.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Sep;50(9):3048-61
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Multiple pulmonary abscesses caused by Legionella pneumophila infection in an infant with croup.
Myers C, Corbelli R, Schrenzel J, Gervaix A.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2006 Aug;25(8):753-4
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Rapid Staphylococcus aureus agr Type Determination by a Novel Multiplex Real-Time Quantitative PCR Assay.
François P, Koessler T, Huyghe A, Harbarth S, Bento M, Lew D, Etienne J, Pittet D, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2006 May;44(5):1892-5.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Control of a cluster of community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in neonatology.
Sax H, Posfay-Barbe K, Harbarth S, François P, Touveneau S, Pessoa-Silva CL, Schrenzel J, Dharan S, Gervaix A, Pittet D.
J Hosp Infect. 2006 May;63(1):93-100.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Acute partial Budd-Chiari syndrome and portal vein thrombosis in cytomegalovirus primary infection: a case report
Spahr L, Cerny A, Morard I, Rubbia-Brandt L, Schrenzel J
BMC Gastroenterol. 2006 Mar 10;6:10.
[Abstract] - [BMC]

Use of Oligoarrays for Characterization of Community-Onset Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Koessler T, François P, Charbonnier Y, Huyghe A, Bento M, Dharan S, Renzi G, Lew D, Harbarth S, Pittet D, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Mar;44(3):1040-8.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Evaluating the probability of previously unknown carriage of MRSA at hospital admission.
Harbarth S, Sax H, Fankhauser-Rodriguez C, Schrenzel J, Agostinho A, Pittet D.
Am J Med. 2006 Mar;119(3):275.e15-275.e23.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Evaluation of rapid screening and pre-emptive contact isolation for detecting and controlling methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in critical care: an interventional cohort study.
Harbarth S, Masuet-Aumatell C, Schrenzel J, François P, Akakpo C, Renzi G, Pugin J, Ricou B, Pittet D.
Crit Care. 2006 Feb 6;10(1):R25
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Rapid bacterial identification using evanescent-waveguide oligonucleotide microarray classification.
François P, Charbonnier Y, Jacquet J, Utinger D, Bento M, Lew D, Kresbach GM, Ehrat M, Schlegel W, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2006 Jun;65(3):390-403.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




Tracking methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones in Colombian hospitals over 7 years (1996-2003): emergence of a new dominant clone.
Cruz C, Moreno J, Renzoni A, Hidalgo M, Reyes J, Schrenzel J, Lew D, Castaneda E, Arias CA.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2005 Dec;26(6):457-462. Epub 2005 Nov 8.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Prevalence and prediction of previously unknown MRSA carriage on admission to a geriatric hospital.
Sax H, Harbarth S, Gavazzi G, Henry N, Schrenzel J, Rohner P, Michel JP, Pittet D.
Age Ageing. 2005 Sep;34(5):456-62.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Intensive Therapy with Ceftobiprole Medocaril of Experimental Foreign-Body Infection by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Vaudaux P, Gjinovci A, Bento M, Li D, Schrenzel J, Lew DP.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005 Sep;49(9):3789-93.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Evidence of an Intracellular Reservoir in the Nasal Mucosa of Patients with Recurrent Staphylococcus aureus Rhinosinusitis.
Clement S, Vaudaux P, François P, Schrenzel J, Huggler E, Kampf S, Chaponnier C, Lew D, Lacroix JS.
J Infect Dis. 2005 Sep 15;192(6):1023-8
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Use of an Automated Multiple-Locus, Variable-Number Tandem Repeat-Based Method for Rapid and High-Throughput Genotyping of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates.
François P, Huyghe A, Charbonnier Y, Bento M, Herzig S, Topolski I, Fleury B, Lew D, Vaudaux P, Harbarth S, van Leeuwen W, van Belkum A, Blanc DS, Pittet D, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Jul;43(7):3346-55.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Fibrinogen and fibronectin binding cooperate for valve infection and invasion in Staphylococcus aureus experimental endocarditis.
Que YA, Haefliger JA, Piroth L, François P, Widmer E, Entenza JM, Sinha B, Herrmann M, Francioli P, Vaudaux P, Moreillon P.
J Exp Med. 2005 May 16;201(10):1627-35.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Switzerland.
Harbarth S, François P, Shrenzel J, Fankhauser-Rodriguez C, Hugonnet S, Koessler T, Huyghe A, Pittet D.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Jun;11(6):962-5.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A generic approach for the design of whole-genome oligoarrays, validated for genomotyping, deletion mapping and gene expression analysis on Staphylococcus aureus.
Charbonnier Y, Gettler B, François P, Bento M, Renzoni A, Vaudaux P, Schlegel W, Schrenzel J.
BMC Genomics. 2005 Jun 17;6(1):95.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Use of Diagnostic Microarrays for Determination of Virulence Gene Patterns of Escherichia coli K1, a Major Cause of Neonatal Meningitis.
Korczak B, Frey J, Schrenzel J, Pluschke G, Pfister R, Ehricht R, Kuhnert P.
J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Mar;43(3):1024-31.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Induction of Fibronectin Adhesins in Quinolone-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Subinhibitory Levels of Ciprofloxacin or by Sigma B Transcription Factor Activity Is Mediated by Two Separate Pathways.
Li D, Renzoni A, Estoppey T, Bisognano C, François P, Kelley WL, Lew DP, Schrenzel J, Vaudaux P.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005 Mar;49(3):916-24.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

High-density DNA probe arrays for identification of staphylococci to the species level.
Couzinet S, Jay C, Barras C, Vachon R, Vernet G, Ninet B, Jan I, Minazio MA, François P, Lew D, Troesch A, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2005 May;61(2):201-208.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Molecular identification of Fusarium species in onychomycoses.
Ninet B, Jan I, Bontems O, Lechenne B, Jousson O, Lew D, Schrenzel J, Panizzon RG, Monod M.
Dermatology. 2005;210(1):21-5.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Evaluation of a high-density oligonucleotide array for characterization of grlA, grlB, gyrA and gyrB mutations in fluoroquinolone resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates.
Couzinet S, Yugueros J, Barras C, Visomblin N, François P, Lacroix B, Vernet G, Lew D, Troesch A, Schrenzel J, Jay C.
J Microbiol Methods. 2005 Feb;60(2):275-9.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Correlation of proteomic and transcriptomic profiles of Staphylococcus aureus during the post-exponential phase of growth.
Scherl A, François P, Bento M, Deshusses JM, Charbonnier Y, Converset V, Huyghe A, Walter N, Hoogland C, Appel RD, Sanchez JC, Zimmermann-Ivol CG, Corthals GL, Hochstrasser DF, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2005 Feb;60(2):247-57.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




A Randomized Clinical Trial to Compare Fleroxacin-Rifampicin with Flucloxacillin or Vancomycin for the Treatment of Staphylococcal Infection
Schrenzel J, Harbarth S, Schockmel G, Genne D , Bregenzer T, Flueckiger U, Petignat C, Jacobs F, Francioli P, Zimmerli W, Lew DP, and the Swiss Staphylococcal Study Groupa
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2004; 39:1285–92
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Lower Respiratory Viral Illnesses: Improved Diagnosis by Molecular Methods and Clinical Impact.
Garbino J, Gerbase MW, Wunderli W, Deffernez C, Thomas Y, Rochat T, Ninet B, Schrenzel J, Yerly S, Perrin L, Soccal PM, Nicod L, Kaiser L.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Sep 10
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Nosocomial bacteraemia caused by Staphylococcus aureus.
Vaudaux P, Schrenzel J.
Lancet. 2004 Aug 21;364(9435):644-5.
[No abstract] - [PubMed]

Modulation of fibronectin adhesins and other virulence factors in a teicoplanin-resistant derivative of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Renzoni A, François P, Li D, Kelley WL, Lew DP, Vaudaux P, Schrenzel J.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Aug;48(8):2958-65.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A Novel Multiplex Real-Time PCR Assay for Rapid Typing of Major Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec Elements.
François P, Renzi G, Pittet D, Bento M, Lew DP, Harbarth S, Vaudaux P, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jul;42(7):3309-12.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Comparative analysis and validation of different assays for glycopeptide susceptibility among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
Bernard L, Vaudaux P, Rohner P, Huggler E, Armanet M, Pittet D, Lew DP, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2004 Sep;57(2):231-9.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Trends in the treatment of orthopaedic prosthetic infections.
Bernard L, Hoffmeyer P, Assal M, Vaudaux P, Schrenzel J, Lew D.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Feb;53(2):127-9. Epub 2003 Dec 19.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Nonredundant mass spectrometry: A strategy to integrate mass spectrometry acquisition and analysis
Scherl A, François P, Converset V, Bento M, Burgess JA, Sanchez JC, Hochstrasser DF, Schrenzel J, Corthals GL.
Proteomics. 2004 Apr;4(4):917-27.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

A RecA-LexA dependent pathway mediates ciprofloxacin-induced fibronectin binding in Staphylococcus aureus.
Bisognano C, Kelley WL, Estoppey T, François P, Schrenzel J, Li D, Lew DP, Hooper DC, Cheung AL, Vaudaux P.
J Biol Chem. 2004 Mar 5;279(10):9064-71. Epub 2003 Dec 29.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Severe Mycoplasma hominis Infections in Two Renal Transplant Patients.
Rohner P, Schnyder I, Ninet B, Schrenzel J, Lew D, Ramla T, Garbino J, Jacomo V.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 Feb 19. Epub 2004 Feb 19
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




Effect of vancomycin therapy for osteomyelitis on colonization by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: lack of emergence of glycopeptide resistance.
Bernard L, Vaudaux P, Vuagnat A, Stern R, Rohner P, Pittet D, Schrenzel J, Hoffmeyer P; Osteomyelitis Study Group.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2003 Sep;24(9):650-4.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Noma: an "infectious" disease of unknown aetiology.
Baratti-Mayer D, Pittet B, Montandon D, Bolivar I, Bornand JE, Hugonnet S, Jaquinet A, Schrenzel J, Pittet D; Geneva Study Group on Noma.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2003 Jul;3(7):419-31. Review.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Comparison of fluorescence and resonance light scattering for highly sensitive microarray detection
of bacterial pathogens.

François P, Bento M, Vaudaux P, Schrenzel J.
J Microbiol Methods. 2003 Dec;55(3):755-62.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Comparative efficacy of daptomycin and vancomycin in the therapy of experimental foreign body infection
due to Staphylococcus aureus.

Vaudaux P, François P, Bisognano C, Li D, Lew DP, Schrenzel J.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2003 Jul;52(1):89-95. Epub 2003 May 29.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Lack of biofilm contribution to bacterial colonization in an experimental model of foreign body
infection by Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis.

François P, Tu Quoc PH, Bisognano C, Kelley WL, Lew DP, Schrenzel J, Cramton SE, Gotz F, Vaudaux P.
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2003 Mar 20;35(2):135-40.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus directly from sterile or
nonsterile clinical samples by a new molecular assay.

François P, Pittet D, Bento M, Pepey B, Vaudaux P, Lew D, Schrenzel J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jan;41(1):254-60.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




Increased expression of clumping factor and fibronectin-binding proteins by hemB mutants
of Staphylococcus aureus expressing small colony variant phenotypes.

Vaudaux P, François P, Bisognano C, Kelley WL, Lew DP, Schrenzel J, Proctor RA, McNamara PJ, Peters G, Von Eiff C.
Infect Immun. 2002 Oct;70(10):5428-37.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

Comparison of levofloxacin, alatrofloxacin, and vancomycin for prophylaxis and treatment of
experimental foreign-body-associated infection by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Vaudaux P, François P, Bisognano C, Schrenzel J, Lew DP.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2002 May;46(5):1503-9.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




Pathogenesis, prevention, and therapy of staphylococcal prosthetic infections.
Lew D, Schrenzel J, François P, Vaudaux P.
Curr Clin Top Infect Dis. 2001;21:252-70. Review.
[No abstract] - [PubMed]

Reassessing the role of Staphylococcus aureus clumping factor and fibronectin-binding
protein by expression in Lactococcus lactis.

Que YA, François P, Haefliger JA, Entenza JM, Vaudaux P, Moreillon P.
Infect Immun. 2001 Oct;69(10):6296-302.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]

In vivo emergence of subpopulations expressing teicoplanin or vancomycin resistance phenotypes
in a glycopeptide-susceptible, methicillin-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus.

Vaudaux P, François P, Berger-Bachi B, Lew DP.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2001 Feb;47(2):163-70.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]




Identification of plasma proteins adsorbed on hemodialysis tubing that promote Staphylococcus aureus
adhesion.

François P, Schrenzel J, Stoerman-Chopard C, Favre H, Herrmann M, Foster TJ, Lew DP, Vaudaux P.
J Lab Clin Med. 2000 Jan;135(1):32-42.
[Abstract] - [PubMed]


   
     
           

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