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Comparison of CHROMagar Salmonella Medium and Hektoen Enteric Agar for Isolation of Salmonellae from Stool Samples
ABSTRACT CHROMagar Salmonella (CAS), a new chromogenic medium, was retrospectively compared to Hektoen enteric agar (HEA) with 501Salmonella stock isolates and was then prospectively compared to HEAExpand
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Characterization of an Unusual Mycobacterium: a Possible Missing Link between Mycobacterium marinum and Mycobacterium ulcerans
ABSTRACT In an attempt to characterize an unusual mycobacterial isolate from a 44-year-old patient living in France, we applied phenotypic characterizations and various previously described molecularExpand
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Treatment of bone and joint infections caused by Gram-negative bacilli with a cefepime-fluoroquinolone combination.
A 3-year retrospective study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of cefepime plus a fluoroquinolone for treating bone and joint infections caused by Gram-negative bacilli (GNB) in 28 patients.Expand
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Cat-scratch disease neuroretinitis diagnosed by a polymerase chain reaction approach.
PURPOSE To assess the value of polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of cat-scratch disease neuroretinitis without conclusive serology. METHODS Interventional case report. A 13-year-old girlExpand
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Molecular diagnosis of arthritis due to streptobacillus moniliformis.
Streptobacillus moniliformis was identified as etiologic agent of arthritis utilizing a 16S rDNA molecular kit in our clinical laboratory. With the increasing of human contacts with rat as pet, thisExpand
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[Nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis: report of two cases causing infectious crystalline keratopathy].
We report two cases of nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis, occurring after corneal trauma with superficial foreign body and after perforating keratoplasty for alkali burn, respectively. PatientsExpand
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Improved aero-anaerobe recovery from infected prosthetic joint samples taken from 72 patients and collected intraoperatively in Rosenow's broth
Introduction Recovery of the bacteria responsible for prosthetic joint infections is a major problem, which is due in part to the alteration of their ability to grow by storage during transportationExpand
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Failure of intravenous antibiotic therapy of multiple temporal brain abscesses due to Propionibacterium acnes requiring temporal lobectomy.
Propionibacterium acnes is a common skin colonizer. Its involvement in brain abscesses is generally described as a complication of neurosurgical intervention. Propionibacterium acnes is susceptibleExpand
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[Determination of the nosocomial origin of vancomycin-resistance strains of Enterococcus isolated from stool of patients in a hematology department].
Patients severely neutropenic, when hospitalized, occasionally receive selective digestive decontamination, and the risk of vancomycin-resistant strain selection is a drawback since glycopeptideExpand
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[Paraplegia episodes revealing tuberculous myelitis].
A 38 year-old woman, without previous medical history, presented, since 1993, several paraplegic fits carrying herself progressively through to a severe paraplegia. Diagnoses successively proposedExpand
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