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Detection of Decreased Fluoroquinolone Susceptibility in Salmonellas and Validation of Nalidixic Acid Screening Test
ABSTRACT We evaluated 1,010 Salmonella isolates classified as fluoroquinolone susceptible according to the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards guidelines for susceptibility toExpand
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Development of Conventional and Real-Time PCR Assays for Detection of Legionella DNA in Respiratory Specimens
ABSTRACT The development and validation of a PCR assay based on the use of new 16S ribosomal DNA (rDNA)-targeted primers to detectLegionella DNA in respiratory specimens are described. The assay wasExpand
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In Vitro Activities of the Novel Ketolide Telithromycin (HMR 3647) against Erythromycin-Resistant StreptococcusSpecies
ABSTRACT The in vitro susceptibilities of 184 erythromycin-resistant streptococci to a novel ketolide, telithromycin (HMR 3647), were tested. These clinical isolates included 111 StreptococcusExpand
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Direct Amplification of rRNA Genes in Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections
ABSTRACT A broad-range bacterial PCR targeting rRNA genes (rDNAs) was used to directly analyze 536 clinical samples obtained from 459 hospitalized patients during a 4-year study period. The molecularExpand
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Phylogenetic analysis of Fusobacterium alocis and Fusobacterium sulci based on 16S rRNA gene sequences: proposal of Filifactor alocis (Cato, Moore and Moore) comb. nov. and Eubacterium sulci (Cato,
  • J. Jalava, E. Eerola
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of systematic bacteriology
  • 1 October 1999
Genes encoding the 16S rRNA of Fusobacterium alocis ATCC 35896T and Fusobacterium sulci ATCC 35585T were sequenced. These sequences did not have any affinity with the 16S rRNA gene sequences ofExpand
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Prolonged arthritis associated with Sindbis-related (Pogosta) virus infection.
Objective. A follow-up study of musculoskeletal symptoms after Pogosta virus infection. Methods. Twenty-six patients with earlier serologically confirmed Pogosta disease were examined.Expand
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Comparison of repetitive extragenic palindromic sequence-based PCR with PCR ribotyping and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in studying the clonality of Clostridium difficile.
Clostridium difficile infection is most often induced by antibiotic treatment. Recently, morbidity and mortality resulting especially from C. difficile PCR ribotype 027 have increased significantly.Expand
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Diagnosis of Meningococcal Meningitis by Broad-Range Bacterial PCR with Cerebrospinal Fluid
ABSTRACT We used broad-range bacterial PCR combined with DNA sequencing to examine prospectively cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples from patients with suspected meningitis. Fifty-six CSF samples fromExpand
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Relationships of Scopulariopsis based on LSU rDNA sequences.
Relationships between Scopulariopsis species and allied fungi were studied by sequencing a 350 bp gene region of the large subunit ribosomal RNA gene (LSU rDNA). In addition, a limited morphologicalExpand
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Use of the polymerase chain reaction and DNA sequencing for detection of Bartonella quintana in the aortic valve of a patient with culture-negative infective endocarditis.
We used the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and broad-range bacterial primers, combined with DNA sequencing, to identify Bartonella quintana as the etiologic agent in a case of culture-negativeExpand
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