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dnaJ gene sequence-based assay for species identification and phylogenetic grouping in the genus Staphylococcus.
In the last few years, many attempts have been made to use conserved gene sequences for identification and for phylogenetic studies of Staphylococcus species. In an effort to identify a more reliableExpand
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Use of the novel phylogenetic marker dnaJ and DNA-DNA hybridization to clarify interrelationships within the genus Aeromonas.
The interrelationships of 27 Aeromonas strains were investigated using dnaJ sequences and DNA-DNA hybridization. dnaJ sequence similarities showed a stronger relationship with DNA-DNA relatednessExpand
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Rapid and specific identification of 5 human pathogenic Vibrio species by multiplex polymerase chain reaction targeted to dnaJ gene.
A multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method, specifically designed for application in routine diagnostic laboratories, was developed for identifying 5 human pathogen Vibrio species: VibrioExpand
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Emergence of multidrug-resistant Corynebacterium striatum as a nosocomial pathogen in long-term hospitalized patients with underlying diseases.
During a 53-month period (March 1994 to August 1998), 48 Corynebacterium striatum isolates recovered from clinical specimens were characterized. The organisms were identified by both phenotypicExpand
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Phylogeny and species identification of the family Enterobacteriaceae based on dnaJ sequences.
Phylogenetic relations within the family Enterobacteriaceae were analyzed using partial dnaJ sequences of 165 strains belonging to 93 species from 27 enterobacterial genera. The dnaJ phylogeny was inExpand
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Cost-Effective and Rapid Presumptive Identification of Gram-Negative Bacilli in Routine Urine, Pus, and Stool Cultures: Evaluation of the Use of CHROMagar Orientation Medium in Conjunction with
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  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • 1 December 2000
ABSTRACT The algorithm for a new identification system was designed on the basis of colony color and morphology on CHROMagar Orientation medium in conjunction with simple biochemical tests such asExpand
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The dnaJ gene as a novel phylogenetic marker for identification of Vibrio species.
The utility of the dnaJ gene for identifying Vibrio species was investigated by analyzing dnaJ sequences of 57 type strains and 22 clinical strains and comparing sequence homologies with those of theExpand
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Helicobacter cinaedi Cellulitis and Bacteremia in Immunocompetent Hosts after Orthopedic Surgery
ABSTRACT At various times after orthopedic operations (more than a few weeks, with an average of 29.9 days), 11 patients had a sudden onset of high temperature (average 38.9°C) and local cellulitisExpand
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Antibiotic resistance among recent clinical isolates of Haemophilus influenzae in Japanese children.
From January 1997 to July 1999, a total of 867 isolates of Haemophilus influenzae were recovered in the microbiology laboratory of Chiba Children's Hospital. The overall prevalence of beta-lactamaseExpand
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Mycobacterium kumamotonense Sp. Nov. Recovered from Clinical Specimen and the First Isolation Report of Mycobacterium arupense in Japan: Novel Slowly Growing, Nonchromogenic Clinical Isolates Related
Three mycobacterium strains isolated from clinical specimens in Japan were provisionally assigned to the genus Mycobacterium based on their phenotypical characteristics. These isolates were furtherExpand
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