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Submissions from 2017

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Colonisation of Irish patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by Streptococcus pneumoniae and analysis of the pneumococcal vaccine coverage: a non-interventional, observational, prospective cohort study., Hannah McCarthy, Mandy Jackson, Mary Corcoran, Martha McElligott, Elaine MacHale, Imran Sulaiman, Breda Cushen, Richard W. Costello, and Hilary Humphreys

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Hospital Resource Utilisation by Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia., McCarthy, S O'Donnell, Richard W. Costello, and Hilary Humphreys

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Reduced pro-inflammatory responses to Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection and low prevalence of enterotoxin genes in isolates from patients on haemodialysis., Sinead McNicholas, Alida Fe Talento, Joanne O'Gorman, Margaret M. Hannan, Maureen Lynch, Catherine M. Greene, Peter J. Conlon, Anna C. Shore, David C. Coleman, Hilary Humphreys, and Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes

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A comparative study: do "clickers" increase student engagement in multidisciplinary clinical microbiology teaching?, Niall T. Stevens, Hélène McDermott, Fiona Boland, Teresa Pawlikowska, and Hilary Humphreys

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Eradication of Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Infections Using Synthetic Antimicrobial Peptides., Marta Zapotoczna, Éanna Forde, Siobhan Hogan, Hilary Humphreys, James P O'Gara, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Marc Devocelle, and Eoghan O'Neill

Submissions from 2016

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The Molecular Epidemiology of Resistance in Cefotaximase-Producing Escherichia coli Clinical Isolates from Dublin, Ireland., Liam Burke, Hilary Humphreys, and Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes

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Differential In Vitro and In Vivo Toxicities of Antimicrobial Peptide Prodrugs for Potential Use in Cystic Fibrosis., Éanna Forde, André Schütte, Emer P. Reeves, Catherine M. Greene, Hilary Humphreys, Marcus Mall, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, and Marc Devocelle

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Physician scientists. We need to act now., Hilary Humphreys

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What Proportion of Patients Meet the Criteria for Uncomplicated Sepsis in an Irish Emergency Department?, C McNevin, Ronald McDowell, Fidelma Fitzpatrick, Peadar Gilligan, and Abel Wakai

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Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a national survey of clinician recommendations and the use of faecal microbiota transplantation, Anna-Rose Prior, David Kearns, Lisa McDowell, Sally Cudmore, and Fidelma Fitzpatrick

Submissions from 2015

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Memory Th1 Cells Are Protective in Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infection., Aisling F. Brown, Alison G. Murphy, Stephen J. Lalor, John M. Leech, Kate M. O'Keeffe, Micheál Mac Aogáin, Dara P. O'Halloran, Keenan A. Lacey, Mehri Tavakol, Claire H. Hearnden, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Hilary Humphreys, Jérôme P. Fennell, Willem J. van Wamel, Timothy J. Foster, Joan A. Geoghegan, Ed C. Lavelle, Thomas R. Rogers, and Rachel M. McLoughlin

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Effect of essential oils of Syzygium aromaticum and Cinnamomum zeylanicum and their major components on biofilm production in Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from milk of cows with mastitis., Paulo E. Budri, Nathalia CC Silva, Erika CR Bonsaglia, Ary Fernandes Júnior, Joao P. Araújo Júnior, Julio T. Doyama, Juliano L. Gonçalves, M V. Santos, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, and Vera LM Rall

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Methicillin resistance and the biofilm phenotype in Staphylococcus aureus., Hannah McCarthy, Justine K. Rudkin, Nikki S. Black, Laura Gallagher, Eoghan O'Neill, and James P. O'Gara

Submissions from 2014

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Resistance to third-generation cephalosporins in human non-typhoidal Salmonella enterica isolates from England and Wales, 2010-12., Liam P. Burke, Katie L. Hopkins, Daniele Meunier, Elizabeth de Pinna, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Hilary Humphreys, and Neil Woodford

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What is the best method? Recovery of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli from inanimate hospital surfaces., Tânia Claro, Sandra Galvin, Orla Cahill, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Stephen Daniels, and Hilary Humphreys

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Susceptibility of extended-spectrum- β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli to commercially available and laboratory-isolated bacteriophages., Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Darajen Bolkvadze, Nana Balarjishvili, Lika Leshkasheli, Maia Ryan, Liam Burke, Niall T. Stevens, Hilary Humphreys, and Mzia Kutateladze

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Potential of host defense peptide prodrugs as neutrophil elastase-dependent anti-infective agents for cystic fibrosis., Éanna Forde, Hilary Humphreys, Catherine M. Greene, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, and Marc Devocelle

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Cytokine responses to Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection differ between patient cohorts that have different clinical courses of infection., Sinead McNicholas, Alida Talento, Joanne O Gorman, Margaret M. Hannan, Maureen Lynch, Catherine M. Greene, Hilary Humphreys, and Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes

Submissions from 2013

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No vaccine-no protection: mumps meningoencephalitis and hydrocephalus in an unvaccinated adult., Karen Burns, Mark Doherty, John Hanson, Taufiq Sattar, and Hilary Humphreys

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Search and you will find: detecting extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae from a patient's immediate environment., Christopher Judge, Sandra Galvin, Liam Burke, Toney Thomas, Hilary Humphreys, and Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes

Submissions from 2012

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The revolving door between hospital and community: extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in Dublin., Liam Burke, Hilary Humphreys, and Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes

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β-Lactam-host defence peptide conjugates as antibiotic prodrug candidates targeting resistant bacteria., Stephane Desgranges, Carol C. Ruddle, Liam P. Burke, Tara M. McFadden, John E. O'Brien, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Hilary Humphreys, Timothy P. Smyth, and Marc Devocelle

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Beyond conventional antibiotics for the future treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections: two novel alternatives., Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Marc Devocelle, and Hilary Humphreys

Submissions from 2011

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Differences in expression of virulence genes amongst invasive and colonizing isolates of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus., Amalina Abu Othman, Hilary Humphreys, Eoghan O'Neill, and Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes

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In vitro activities of synthetic host defense propeptides processed by neutrophil elastase against cystic fibrosis pathogens., Stephane Desgranges, Florie Le Prieult, Alan Daly, Marian Brennan, Dilip K. Rai, Anusha P. Subasinghage, Chandralal M. Hewage, Sally-Ann Cryan, Catherine M. Greene, Noel G. McElvaney, Timothy P. Smyth, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Hilary Humphreys, and Marc Devocelle

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Preventing infection in general surgery: improvements through education of surgeons by surgeons., Seamus M. McHugh, Mark A. Corrigan, Borislav D. Dimitrov, Seamus Cowman, Sean Tierney, Arnold DK Hill, and Hilary Humphreys

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DNA Microarray Genotyping and Virulence and Antimicrobial Resistance Gene Profiling of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Isolates from Renal Patients., Sinead McNicholas, Anna C. Shore, David C. Coleman, Hilary Humphreys, and Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes

Submissions from 2010

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Spread of community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft-tissue infection within a family: implications for antibiotic therapy and prevention., N H. Amir, A S. Rossney, J Veale, M O'Connor, F Fitzpatrick, and Hilary Humphreys

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When are the hands of healthcare workers positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?, Eilish Creamer, Sarah Dorrian, Anthony Dolan, Orla Sherlock, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Toney Thomas, John Walsh, A Shore, D Sullivan, Peter M. Kinnevey, A S. Rossney, Robert Cunney, David Coleman, and Hilary Humphreys

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Impact of admission screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on the length of stay in an emergency department., P Gilligan, M Quirke, S Winder, and Hilary Humphreys

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The need for European professional standards and the challenges facing clinical microbiology., Hilary Humphreys, E Nagy, G Kahlmeter, and G JHM Ruijs

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Four country healthcare-associated infection prevalence survey: pneumonia and lower respiratory tract infections., Hilary Humphreys, R G. Newcombe, J Enstone, E TM Smyth, G McIlvenny, E Davies, and R Spencer

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Preventing healthcare-associated infection through education: have surgeons been overlooked?, Seamus M. McHugh, Arnold DK Hill, and Hilary Humphreys

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Comparison of the antimicrobial activity of Ulmo honey from Chile and Manuka honey against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa., Orla Sherlock, Anthony Dolan, Rahma Athman, Alice Power, Georgina Gethin, Seamus Cowman, and Hilary Humphreys

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MRSA Screening: Can one swab be used for both culture and rapid testing? An evaluation of chromogenic culture and subsequent Hain GenoQuick® PCR amplification/detection., Orla Sherlock, Anthony Dolan, and Hilary Humphreys

Submissions from 2009

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Do guidelines for the prevention and control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus make a difference?, Hilary Humphreys

Submissions from 2008

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Distribution of virulence genes among colonising and invasive isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus., Sinead O'Donnell, Hilary Humphreys, and Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes

Submissions from 2006

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Overcrowding, understaffing and infection in hospitals., Hilary Humphreys