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Evaluation of a commercial probe assay for detection of rifampin resistance inMycobacterium tuberculosis directly from respiratory and nonrespiratory clinical samples
A commercial assay (Inno-Line Probe Assay; Innogenetics, Belgium) was evaluated to determine its ability to detect rifampin resistance inMycobacterium tuberculosis directly from clinical specimens.Expand
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Comparative evaluation of two commercial assays for direct detection ofMycobacterium tuberculosis in respiratory specimens
Two commercial systems for the amplification and detection ofMycobacterium tuberculosis directly from respiratory samples were compared. The Roche Cobas Amplicor MTB Test and the Roche manualExpand
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Comparison of a Nonradiometric System with Bactec 12B and Culture on Egg-Based Media for Recovery of Mycobacteria from Clinical Specimens
Abstract The MB/BacT (Organon-Teknika, USA) is a fully automated, rapid, nonradiometric system for the culture of mycobacteria from clinical samples. The rate of recovery of mycobacteria and the timeExpand
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Antimicrobial potential of extracts from Stevia rebaudiana leaves against bacteria of importance in dental caries.
In recent years, the antimicrobial activity of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni leaf extracts against a large number of microorganisms has been evaluated, but not its activity against microorganisms ofExpand
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CONTROL MICROBIOLÓGICO SOBRE Streptococcus Mutans Y SU ACCIÓN ACIDOGÉNICA
The actions made by health institutions in the prevention and control of dental caries have not been enough to achieve an important reduction of this disease. At the present moment, theExpand
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Presence and antimicrobial profile of gram-negative facultative anaerobe rods in patients with chronic periodontitis and gingivitis.
Chronic periodontitis is a multifactorial infectious disease associated with Gram-negative anaerobes which are part of the subgingival microflora. In recent years, studies have been conducted toExpand
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Genotipificación, niveles de expresión y estado físico del virus del papiloma humano en pacientes colombianos con cáncer de células escamosas en la cavidad oral
Introduction: One of the risk factors for squamous cell oropharyngeal carcinoma is infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV), with prevalences that vary depending on the geographical region. Expand
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PRESENCE OF Streptococcus Mutans IN SALIVA AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH DENTAL CARIES: ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY OF THE ISOLATES
Dental caries is a localized, transmissible, pathological infectious process that ends up in the destruction of hard dental tissue. Streptococcus mutans is considered to be the main cause of dentalExpand
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Inhibitory effect of sodium dodecyl sulfate in detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by amplification of rRNA.
The concentrations of sodium dodecyl (lauryl) sulfate (SDS) found in the sediments of the respiratory samples pretreated with SDS-NaOH varied between 3.36 and 12.42 mg/ml. These concentrations of SDSExpand
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