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Isolation of the newly described species Mycobacterium celatum from AIDS patients.
Mycobacterium celatum is a recently described species which, on the basis of conventional tests, may be misidentified as Mycobacterium xenopi or as belonging to the Mycobacterium avium complex. OnlyExpand
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Comparative Evaluation of the New Gen-Probe Mycobacterium tuberculosis Amplified Direct Test and the Semiautomated Abbott LCx Mycobacterium tuberculosis Assay for Direct Detection of Mycobacterium
ABSTRACT Two commercial assays that detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTB) in clinical specimens by rRNA target amplification (AMTDII) and ligase chain reaction (LCx) were evaluated. TheExpand
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Automated Scoring of Chromogenic Media for Detection of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Use of WASPLab Image Analysis Software
ABSTRACT Recently, systems have been developed to create total laboratory automation for clinical microbiology. These systems allow for the automation of specimen processing, specimen incubation, andExpand
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Characterization of mycobacterial isolates phylogenetically related to, but different from Mycobacterium simiae.
The use of high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) revealed four previously unreported profiles within a group of mycobacteria consisting of 14 clinical isolates. These mycobacteria, whoseExpand
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Tentative evidence of AIDS-associated biotype of Mycobacterium kansasii.
Previous studies revealed heterogeneous behavior within the species Mycobacterium kansasii against commercially available DNA probes (Accuprobe M. kansasii culture identification test; Gen-Probe);Expand
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Pulmonary infection due to Mycobacterium szulgai, case report and review of the literature.
We describe the case of a patient with a chronic pulmonary infection due to a mycobacterium tentatively identified as Mycobacterium flavescens, but finally shown to be Mycobacterium szulgai; this isExpand
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Long-term moxifloxacin in complicated tuberculosis patients with adverse reactions or resistance to first line drugs.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To test safety and tolerability of long-term moxifloxacin in resistant tuberculosis (TB) patients and patients with intolerance to first line anti-TB drugs. DESIGN ClinicalExpand
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Identification of the newly described Mycobacterium poriferae from tuberculous lesions of snakehead fish (Channa striatus).
A mycobacterium isolated form a cultured snakehead with nodular lesions was identified on the basis of high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) profile of cell wall mycolic acids, and confirmedExpand
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Differential Diagnosis of Cervical Mycobacterial Lymphadenitis in Children
Background and Aims: The differential diagnosis between tuberculosis (TB) and lymphadenitis caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in children is often based on epidemiologic and clinical data.Expand
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Evaluation of a commercial DNA probe assay for the identification ofMycobacterium kansasii
A commercially available DNA probe (the Accu-ProbeMycobacterium kansasii culture identification test, Gen-Probe, USA) for the identification ofMycobacterium kansasii was tested on a panel of 143Expand
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