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  • Amalio Telenti, Francesco Marchesi, Mathias Balz, Frank Bally, Erik C Böttger, Thomas Bodmer
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of clinical microbiology
  • 1993 (First Publication: 1 February 1993)
  • A method for the rapid identification of mycobacteria to the species level was developed on the basis of evaluation by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of the gene encoding for the 65-kDa protein.Expand
  • Burkhard Springer, L. Stockman, Katharina Teschner, Glenn D. Roberts, Erik C Böttger
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of clinical microbiology
  • 1996 (First Publication: 1 February 1996)
  • Previous studies have indicated that the conventional tests used for the identification of mycobacteria may (i) frequently result in erroneous identification and (ii) underestimate the diversityExpand
  • P. Kohler, S. Kuster, +23 authors B. Hasse
  • Medicine
  • European heart journal
  • 2015 (First Publication: 21 October 2015)
  • AIMS We identified 10 patients with disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infections subsequent to open-heart surgery at three European Hospitals. Infections originated from the heater-cooler unit ofExpand
  • Edward R B Moore, Margit Mau, +6 authors Kenneth N. Timmis
  • Biology
  • 1996 (First Publication: 1 December 1996)
  • Summary As a consolidated effort on the part of several laboratories, partial and nearly complete sequence determinations of 165 rRNA genes have been applied as one of several analytical methods in aExpand
  • M Finken, Philip Kirschner, Amalia Meier, Arne Wrede, Erik C Böttger
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Molecular microbiology
  • 1993 (First Publication: 1 September 1993)
  • Multidrug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis have resulted in several recent outbreaks. Recognition of drug resistance is important both for treatment and to prevent furtherExpand
  • Silke Polsfuss, Guido Vincent Bloemberg, Jacqueline Giger, Vera Meyer, Erik C Böttger, Michael Hombach
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 June 2011)
  • ABSTRACT In this prospective study all Enterobacteriaceae isolates (n = 2,129) recovered in the clinical microbiology laboratory during October 2009 to April 2010 were analyzed for AmpC production.Expand
  • P P Bosshard, Reinhard Zbinden, Susanne Abels, Boris Böddinghaus, Martin Altwegg, Erik C Böttger
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 April 2006)
  • ABSTRACT Over a period of 26 months, we have evaluated in a prospective fashion the use of 16S rRNA gene sequencing as a means of identifying clinically relevant isolates of nonfermentingExpand