Optoquine

Known as: Optochin, Optochine 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
Although virulence of Streptococcus pneumoniae is associated with its capsule, some pathogenic S. pneumoniae isolates lack… (More)
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2006
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2006
Opsonophagocytic killing assays (OPAs) are essential for developing and improving pneumococcal vaccines. There is a need for a… (More)
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2006
2006
Streptococcus pseudopneumoniae is a recently described streptococcus that is phenotypically and genetically distinct from… (More)
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2005
2005
Viridans streptococci (VS) are common etiologic agents of subacute infective endocarditis and are capable of causing a variety of… (More)
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2004
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2004
We have identified an unusual group of viridans group streptococci that resemble Streptococcus pneumoniae. DNA-DNA homology… (More)
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2004
2004
Conventional culture techniques are limited in the ability to detect multiple Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in… (More)
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2003
2003
For evaluating pneumococcal vaccines, the opsonophagocytic killing assay (OPKA) is useful as a supplement to the pneumococcal… (More)
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2002
2002
A bacterium was isolated from the blood culture of a patient with infective endocarditis. The cells were facultative anaerobic… (More)
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2002
2002
Loss-of-function mutations in the following seven pneumococcal genes were detected and analyzed: pspA, spxB, xba, licD2, lytA… (More)
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2001
2001
Traditionally, Streptococcus pneumoniae is identified in the laboratory by demonstrating susceptibility to optochin. Between 1992… (More)
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