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Rapid, Low-Technology MIC Determination with Clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates by Using the Microplate Alamar Blue Assay
ABSTRACT A colorimetric, microplate-based Alamar Blue assay (MABA) method was used to determine the MICs of isoniazid (INH), rifampin, streptomycin (SM), and ethambutol (EMB) for 34Expand
Oral bacitracin vs vancomycin therapy for Clostridium difficile-induced diarrhea. A randomized double-blind trial.
The effectiveness of a ten-day course of either oral bacitracin or oral vancomycin hydrochloride for treatment of Clostridium difficile-induced antibiotic-associated diarrhea was compared in aExpand
ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI AND REOVIRUS-LIKE AGENT IN RURAL BANGLADESH
48 patients admitted to a rural Bangladesh hospital with dehydration secondary to diarrhea were examined for infection caused by (R.L.A.) reovirus-like agent or (E.T.E.C.) enterotoxigenicExpand
The growth of microorganisms in total parenteral nutrition admixtures.
Total nutrient admixtures (TNAs) containing glucose, amino acids, and lipid emulsion in one container and amino acid/dextrose solutions [conventional total parenteral nutrition (TPN) formulations]Expand
Detection of bacteriuria by leukocyte esterase, nitrite, and the automicrobic system.
The predictive value for detection of significant bacteriuria was determined for use of the Chemstrip leukocyte esterase-nitrite dipstick (LN) and the Vitek Automicrobic System (AMS) using aExpand
Clinical assessment of anaerobic isolates from blood cultures.
Patients at two tertiary-care medical centers were evaluated to determine the clinical significance of anaerobic isolates from their blood specimens and to identify whether aerobic and/or anaerobicExpand
Increased recovery of group B Streptococcus by the inclusion of rectal culturing and enrichment.
Detection of intrapartum carriage of group B streptococcus (GBS) and subsequent antibiotic prophylaxis may prevent GBS infections in neonates. Because the gastrointestinal tract is the primary sourceExpand
Clinical laboratory comparison of lysis-centrifugation and BACTEC radiometric blood culture techniques.
The lysis-centrifugation technique (ISOLATOR; E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Wilmington, Del.) and the radiometric blood culture technique (BACTEC; Johnston Laboratories, Inc., Cockeysville, Md.)Expand
Evaluation of Biolog for identification of members of the family Micrococcaceae.
The Biolog Identification System (Biolog, Inc., Hayward, Calif.) was challenged at two separate laboratories with 113 coded isolates, including 33 type strains of staphylococci, 5 strains ofExpand
Prevention of transfusion‐associated cytomegalovirus infection in neonatal patients by the removal of white cells from blood
The usual methods employed to reduce the risk of transfusion‐associated cytomegalovirus (TA CMV) disease have been to transfuse blood or cellular blood components that are CMV antibody‐negative or toExpand
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