111In-DTPA-Biotin uptake by Staphylococcus aureus.

  title={111In-DTPA-Biotin uptake by Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={Paola Anna Erba and Angela Gabriella Cataldi and Carlo Tascini and Alessandro Leonildi and Chiara Manfredi and Giuliano Mariani and Elena Lazzeri},
  journal={Nuclear medicine communications},
  volume={31 11},
The potential of indium-111 labelled diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid α,ω-bis(biocytinamide) (In-DTPA-Biotin) as a specific tracer in nuclear medicine imaging of vertebral osteomyelitis has been shown in a large series of consecutive patients. Biocytin is known to serve as a biotin source for a number of different microorganisms and quantitative studies… CONTINUE READING