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Sheldon Ng

Once the herd starts moving in one direction, it's very hard to turn it, even slightly.
Dan Rather

Vol 37 No 10 October 2008
Recurring Infectious Disease Themes: Pandemic Influenza and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance (Part II)

| Editorial | Original Articles | Review Articles | Commentaries | Viewpoint | Letters to the Editor |

Guest Editors:
Sin Yew Wong, MBBS, MMed (Int Med), FAMS
Li Yang Hsu, MBBS, MRCP, MPH

PDF format articles Editorial
Antimicrobial Resistance: A New Beginning and the Need for Action
Sin Yew Wong, Li Yang Hsu

PDF format articles Original Articles
Antibiotic Resistance in Gram-negative Bacilli: A Singapore Perspective
Thean Yen Tan, Li Yang Hsu, Tse Hsien Koh, Lily SY Ng, Nancy WS Tee, Prabha Krishnan, Raymond TP Lin, Roland Jureen

Independent Predictors for Mortality in Patients with Positive Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Cultures
Andrea LH Kwa, Jenny GH Low, Tze-Peng Lim, Pay-Chin Leow, Asok Kurup, Vincent H Tam

Ertapenem for Treatment of Extended-spectrum Beta-lactamase-producing and Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative Bacteraemia
David Chien Lye, Limin Wijaya, Joey Chan, Chew Ping Teng, Yee Sin Leo

A Retrospective Analysis of Antifungal Susceptibilities of Candida Bloodstream Isolates From Singapore Hospitals
Thean Yen Tan, Ai Ling Tan, Nancy WS Tee, Lily SY Ng

In vitro Activities of Antifungal Drugs Against Yeasts Isolated from Blood Cultures and Moulds Isolated from Various Clinically Significant Sites in Singapore
Ai Ling Tan, Kian Sing Chan

PDF format articles Review Articles
Gram-negative Resistance in Singapore: A Historical Perspective
Tse Hsien Koh

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Control at the National University Hospital, Singapore: A Historical Perspective
Paul A Tambyah, Gamini Kumarasinghe

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus – A Review From a Singapore Perspective
Maciej Piotr Chlebicki, Asok Kurup

Polymyxins: A Review of the Current Status Including Recent Developments
Andrea L Kwa, Vincent H Tam, Matthew E Falagas

PDF format articles Commentaries
“Future” Threat of Gram-negative Resistance in Singapore
Thuan Tong Tan

PDF format articles Viewpoint
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Control in Singapore – Moving Forward
Lynette A Pereira, Dale A Fisher

Infection Control Practices at the Singapore General Hospital: From a Swedish Point of View
Martin Gustav Dalin, Jacob Sven Danielson, Erik Håkan Sinclair

PDF format articles Letters to the Editor
Ceftriaxone-resistant Salmonella spp. in Singapore
Tse Hsien Koh, Andre Emmanuel YQ Koh, Azhar Bin Hamdan, Boon Ching Khoo, Valerie Yang Yu, Raymond VTP Lin, Nancy WS Tee