The Official Journal of the Turkish Society Of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (KLİMİK)


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Original Article / VOLUME 6, ISSUE 2, JUNE 2024

Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Various MRSA Clinical Isolates and the Impact of Glycopeptide MICs on Clinical and Microbiological Outcomes

Elif M. Sarıcaoğlu and Fügen Yörük

Staphylococcus aureus, particularly methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is a major cause of serious hospital and community-acquired infections and is associated with increased health care costs, prolonged antibiotic treatment and hospitalization, morbidity, and mortality. While glycopeptides (...) Read More

Brief Report / VOLUME 6, ISSUE 2, JUNE 2024

Rapid Bacterial Identification from Positive Blood Cultures by MALDI-TOF MS Following Short-Term Incubation on Solid Media

Mervenur Demir and Gülşen Hazırolan

Sepsis is a life-threatening infection with a mortality rate above 25%. Rapid identification of the microorganisms that cause bloodstream infections is important for choosing targeted and timely antimicrobial treatment. The implementation of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (...) Read More