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were inhibited in the PCR assay. 10 were resolved and 3 were excluded. Interestingly, 23/42 false positive IDI PCR specimens contained methicillin-susceptible SA. CONCLUSIONS: the CMRSA was more sensitive and specific than the IDI assay. PCR and culture discrepant samples were investigated. the MSSA that seemingly resulted in cross-reactivity with the IDI(More)
BACKGROUND Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) or pulmonary cysts is one of the manifestations of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome (BHDS) that is caused by heterozygous mutations in FLCN gene. Most of the mutations are SNVs and small indels, and there are also approximately 10 % large intragenic deletions and duplications of the mutations. These molecular(More)
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