Moufida Haj Ali

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The objective of the study is to compare the performance of conventional fluorescence microscopy (CFM) and light-emitting diode (LED) fluorescence microscopy (FM) for detection of acid-fast bacilli (AFB) in clinical samples. We included AFB smears, stained using the auramine O method and blindly examined with both CFM and LED-FM. Culture results were used(More)
Since the 1980s it has been recognized that the polyps of juvenile polyposis have malignant potential. Since the introduction of colonoscopy this syndrome has been redefined and the hamartoma-adenoma-carcinoma sequence recognized. We believe this case is the first report of an invasive carcinoma associated with juvenile polyposis to be described in an(More)
OBJECTIVE We determined the macrolide resistance phenotypes and genotypes in Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Sousse and assessed the serotype distribution. METHODS We included S. pneumoniae strains isolated at our laboratory (2010-2013). The antimicrobial susceptibility was tested according to CA-SFM specifications. Serotyping was performed by(More)
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