Namraj Goire

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Nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) have numerous advantages over traditional diagnostic techniques and so are now widely used by diagnostic laboratories for routine detection of infectious(More)
The gonococcal porA pseudogene is a popular target for in-house Neisseria gonorrhoeae PCR methods. With this study we present two novel findings: the first case of an N. gonorrhoeae porA pseudogene(More)
OBJECTIVES Unlike most of the world, penicillin resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae from remote regions of Western Australia (WA) with high gonorrhoea notification rates has not increased despite(More)
Cross-reactions of gonococcal nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) with commensal Neisseria strains are well documented. Recent data now indicate that sequence-related false-negative results can(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to compare the Calibrated Dichotomous Sensitivity (CDS) based agar dilution (CDS AD) method with the Etest (bioMérieux SA) methods using 2 method protocols(More)