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BACKGROUND In resource-limited settings (RLS) dried blood spots (DBS) are collected on infants and transported through provincial laboratories to a central facility where HIV-1 DNA PCR testing is(More)
BACKGROUND Chlamydia and gonorrhea screening for women is beneficial if it prevents serious reproductive sequelae, such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and ectopic pregnancy (EP). We assessed(More)
Here we compared the results of PCR/pyrosequencing to those of culture for detecting bacteria directly from blood. DNA was extracted from 1,130 blood samples from 913 patients suspected of bacteremia(More)
Several molecular platforms can identify bacteria associated with bloodstream infections but require positive culture bottles as starting material. Here, we describe results of screening 1140 blood(More)
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