Maria del Carmen Martínez Toldos

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The Uni-Gold, the SAS and the Binax NOW immunochromatographic test (ICT) urinary antigen assays for the qualitative detection of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 were compared using 39 unfrozen and nonconcentrated urine samples from patients with Legionnaires disease (LD). The Uni-Gold antigen test detected the urinary antigen in 41% (16/39), the SAS(More)
The genes encoding topoisomerases (gyrA and grlA) and the norA promoter of 100 fluoroquinolone-susceptible and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates obtained in two geographically distant hospitals were analysed. The relationship between mutations found and the susceptibility to newer quinolones was determined. Thirty-nine strains were grouped(More)
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