Daniel Offutt

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In an earlier report, we had described the isolation and characterization of autolysis-defective mutants of Staphylococcus aureus (N. Mani, P. Tobin, and R.K. Jayaswal, J. Bacteriol. 175:1493-1499, 1993). In the study reported here, an autolysis-defective mutant showed attenuated virulence in a rat model of experimental endocarditis, supporting the role of(More)
Eighty-six women admitted for evaluation of preeclampsia had plasma and urine screened for the presence of fibrin D-dimer using the monoclonal antibody DD-3B6 in a latex fixation assay (Dimertest). In 53 of the women screened, results were negative for fibrin D-dimer in both plasma and urine; in 33, results were positive in urine (N = 11), plasma (N = 14),(More)
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