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Mycoplasma genitalium detection in urogenital specimens from symptomatic and asymptomatic men and women using the cobas TV/MG test.
Clinical validation of the aptima bacterial vaginosis and aptima Candida/Trichomonas vaginitis assays: Results from a prospective multicenter clinical study.
Performance of the ALethia CMV assay for detection of cytomegalovirus by use of neonatal saliva swabs.
Prospective Evaluation of Molecular Assays for Diagnosis of Vaginitis..
Development for Clinical Use of a Multiplexed Immunoassay Using Sputum Samples for Streptococcus pneumoniae: A non-culture-based approach for serotype-specific detection.
Evaluation of the ELITe InGenius PCR platform for detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
Macrolide-resistant mycoplasma pneumoniae in the United States as determined from a national surveillance program.
Molecular testing for mycoplasma genitalium in the United States: Results from the AMES prospective multicenter clinical study.
The tail wagging the dog (or the challenges faced when the financing of medicine gets ahead of the science of medicine).
Performance of chlamydia trachomatis OmcB enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in serodiagnosis of chlamydia trachomatis infection in women.
Control of artifactual variation in reported intersample relatedness during clinical use of a mycobacterium tuberculosis sequencing pipeline.
Diagnostic performance of a molecular test versus clinician assessment of vaginitis.
Quantitative Thresholds Enable Accurate Identification of Clostridium difficile Infection by the Luminex xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel..
Efficacy of T2 magnetic resonance assay in monitoring candidemia after initiation of antifungal therapy: The serial therapeutic and antifungal monitoring protocol (STAMP) trial.
Evaluation of the performance of the cobas CT/NG test for use on the cobas 6800/8800 systems for detection of chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhoeae in male and female urogenital samples.
Clinical Evaluation of the Cepheid Xpert TV Assay for Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis with Prospectively Collected Specimens from Men and Women.
Thinking beyond the common Candida species: Need for species-level identification of Candida due to the emergence of multidrug-resistant Candida auris.
WciG O-acetyltransferase functionality differentiates pneumococcal serotypes 35C and 42.
Meatal swabs contain less cellular material and are associated with a decrease in gram stain smear quality compared to urethral swabs in men.
Discovery of novel pneumococcal serotype 35D, a natural WciG-deficient variant of serotype 35B.
Stability studies on dry swabs and wet mailed swabs for detection of chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhoeae in aptima assays.
Answer to photo quiz: Plasmodium falciparum infection with hyperparasitemia.
Photo quiz: A man with fever and headache.
A pyrosequencing-based approach to high-throughput identification of influenza A(H3N2) virus clades harboring antigenic drift variants.
Combined testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas by use of the BD max CT/GC/TV assay with genitourinary specimen types.
Clinical Significance of Commensal Gram-Positive Rods Routinely Isolated from Patient Samples..
Comparison of next-generation sequencing technologies for comprehensive assessment of full-length hepatitis C viral genomes.
Closing the Brief Case: Recurrent Granulomatous Mastitis Due to Corynebacterium kroppenstedtii..
The Brief Case: Recurrent Granulomatous Mastitis Due to Corynebacterium kroppenstedtii..
Pneumococcus with the "6E" CPS locus produces serotype 6B capsular polysaccharide.
Clinical and laboratory testing for trichomonas vaginalis infection.
Comparison of molecular characteristics of mycoplasma pneumonia specimens collected from the United States and China.
Investigating the epidemiology of repeat chlamydia trachomatis detection after treatment by Using C. trachomatis OmpA genotyping.
Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis DNA by use of self-obtained vaginal swabs with the BD ProbeTec Qx assay on the BD Viper system.
A rapid matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry-based method for single-plasmid tracking in an outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
Changes in vaginal bacterial concentrations with intravaginal metronidazole therapy for bacterial vaginosis as assessed by quantitative PCR (Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2009) 47, 3, (721-726)).
Comparison of the illumigene mycoplasma DNA amplification assay and culture for detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
ESwab as an optional collection device for use with the Affirm VPIII microbial test system.
Performance of the OraQuick HCV rapid antibody test for screening exposed patients in a hepatitis c outbreak investigation.
Reply to "tn4401 Carrying blaKPC is inserted within another insertion in pKpQIL and related plasmids".
Spectrum of pneumococcal serotype 11A variants results from incomplete loss of capsule O-acetylation.
Comparison of nucleic acid amplification assays with BD affirm VPIII for diagnosis of vaginitis in symptomatic women.
Diagnostic rates differ on the basis of the number of read days with the use of the Inpouch culture system for Trichomonas Vaginalis screening.
Erratum: Diversity of group B streptococcus serotypes causing urinary tract infection in adults (Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2009) 47:7 (2055-2060)).
Performance of the cepheid CT/NG Xpert rapid PCR test for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Comparison of the abbott m2000 realtime CT assay and the cepheid genexpert CT/NG assay to the roche amplicor CT assay for detection of chlamydia trachomatis in ocular samples from Tanzania.
Michael A. Pfaller, M.D..
Standardized methods and quality control limits for agar and broth microdilution susceptibility testing of Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma hominis, and Ureaplasma urealyticum.
Type-specific identification of anogenital herpes simplex virus infections by use of a commercially available nucleic acid amplification test.
Genetic characterization of Trichomonas vaginalis isolates by use of multilocus sequence typing.
From quellung to multiplex PCR, and back when needed, in pneumococcal serotyping.
Development and validation of a semiquantitative, multitarget PCR assay for diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis.
Performance of the cobas CT/NG test compared to the Aptima AC2 and Viper CTQ/GCQ assays for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Wild-type MIC distributions and epidemiological cutoff values for amphotericin B, flucytosine, and itraconazole and Candida spp. as determined by CLSI broth microdilution.
Comparative performance of human papillomavirus DNA testing using novel sample collection methods.
Molecular testing for Trichomonas vaginalis in women: Results from a prospective U.S. clinical trial.
Genotypic characterization of Ureaplasma serovars from clinical isolates by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.
Diagnostic consequences of cytomegalovirus glycoprotein B polymorphisms.
Extensive horizontal gene transfer in ureaplasmas from humans questions the utility of serotyping for diagnostic purposes.
Comparison of in vitro susceptibility characteristics of Candida species from cases of invasive candidiasis in solid organ and stem cell transplant recipients: Transplant-Associated Infections Surveillance Network (TRANSNET), 2001 to 2006.
Sensitivity and specificity of serologic assays for detection of human infection with 2009 pandemic H1N1 virus in U.S. populations.
Investigating transmission of Mycobacterium bovis in the United Kingdom in 2005 to 2008.
Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from middle ear fluid and nasopharynx of children with acute otitis media exhibit phase variation.
Pneumococcal serotypes causing pneumonia with pleural effusion in pediatric patients.
Differential circulation of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 6C clones in two Israeli pediatric populations.
Caught in the act: In vivo development of macrolide resistance to Campylobacter jejuni infection.
Cross-reactivity of current serogroup 6 factor sera from Statens Serum Institut with the recently described pneumococcal serotype 6D.
Detection and characterization of human Ureaplasma species and serovars by real-time PCR.
Improving molecular detection of fungal DNA in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues: Comparison of five tissue DNA extraction methods using panfungal PCR.
Nucleic acid amplification tests for diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis rectal infections.
Repetitive extragenic palindromic PCR for study of Streptococcus mutans diversity and transmission in human populations.
Airway obstruction is increased in Pneumocystis-colonized human immunodeficiency virus-infected outpatients.
Molecular identification of Aspergillus species collected for the transplant-associated infection surveillance network.
Patterns of susceptibility of Aspergillus isolates recovered from patients enrolled in the transplant-associated infection surveillance network.
Influenza A virus subtyping: Paradigm shift in influenza diagnosis.
Diversity of group B streptococcus serotypes causing urinary tract infection in adults.
Rarely occurring 19A-like cps locus from a serotype 19F pneumococcal isolate indicates continued need of serology-based quality control for PCR-based serotype determinations.
"Dodgy 6As": Differentiating pneumococcal serotype 6C from 6A by use of the Quellung reaction.
Ureaplasma parvum as a cause of sternal wound infection.
Nucleic acid amplification tests for diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae oropharyngeal infections..
Changes in vaginal bacterial concentrations with intravaginal metronidazole therapy for bacterial vaginosis as assessed by quantitative PCR.
PCR-based quantitation and clonal diversity of the current prevalent invasive serogroup 6 pneumococcal serotype, 6C, in the United States in 1999 and 2006 to 2007.
Viability of Trichomonas vaginalis in Copan universal transport medium and eSwab transport medium.
Population structure of invasive and colonizing strains of Streptococcus agalactiae from neonates of six U.S. academic centers from 1995 to 1999.
Cytomegalovirus strain diversity in seropositive women.
Targeted PCR for detection of vaginal bacteria associated with bacterial vaginosis.
USA300 genotype community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of surgical site infections.
Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections in north American women by testing SurePath liquid-based pap specimens in APTIMA assays.
Nonsporulating clinical isolate identified as Petromyces alliaceus (Anamorph Aspergillus alliaceus) by morphological and sequence-based methods.
Operational feasibility of using loop-mediated isothermal amplification for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in microscopy centers of developing countries.
Posaconazole treatment for Apophysomyces elegans rhino-orbital zygomycosis following trauma for a male with well-controlled diabetes.
Discovery of a new capsular serotype (6C) within serogroup 6 of Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Characteristics of the m2000 automated sample preparation and multiplex real-time PCR system for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
GeneChip resequencing of the smallpox virus genome can identify novel strains: A biodefense application.
Methods for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in the male partners of infected women: Implications for control of trichomoniasis.
Genetic variability in the G protein gene of group A and B respiratory syncytial viruses from India.
Nosocomial spread of Enterococcus faecium resistant to vancomycin and linezolid in a tertiary care medical center.
Prevalence of inducible clindamycin resistance among community- and hospital-associated Staphylococcus aureus isolates.
Phaeoacremonium parasiticum infections confirmed by β-tubulin sequence analysis of case isolates.
Fluoroquinolone resistance in Ureaplasma parvum in the United States.
Phylogenetic lineages of invasive and colonizing strains of serotype III group B streptococci from neonates: A multicenter prospective study.
Analysis of Mutations within the 5' Untranslated Region, Interferon Sensitivity Region, and PePHD Region as a Function of Response to Interferon Therapy in Hepatitis C Virus-Infected Patients in India.
Use of an adaptation of a commercially available PCR assay aimed at diagnosis of chlamydia and gonorrhea to detect Trichomonas vaginalis in urogenital specimens.
Validation of a multiplex pneumococcal serotyping assay with clinical samples.
Cervical specimen order and performance measures of Chlamydia trachomatis diagnostic testing.
Characterization of ureaplasmas isolated from preterm infants with and without bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Confirming positive results of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs) for Chlamydia trachomatis: A11 NAATs are not created equal.
Impact of patient characteristics on performance of nucleic acid amplification tests and DNA probe for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in women with genital infections.
Long-term molecular analysis of tuberculosis strains in Alabama, a state characterized by a largely indigenous, low-risk population.
Ability of new APTIMA CT and APTIMA GC assays to detect Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in male urine and urethral swabs.
Rapid multiplex assay for serotyping pneumococci with monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies.
Use of multiple nucleic acid amplification tests to define the infected-patient "gold standard" in clinical trials of new diagnostic tests for Chlamydia trachomatis infections.
Fungemia caused by Zygoascus hellenicus in an allogeneic stem cell transplant recipient.
Performance of a new, rapid assay for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis.
Dissemination of Macrolide-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolates Containing Both erm(B) and mef(A) in South Korea.
Epidemiology of Aspergillus terreus at a University Hospital.
Vaginal swabs are appropriate specimens for diagnosis of genital tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis.
Bacillus cereus bacteremia in a preterm neonate.
Genetic relatedness of levofloxacin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from North America.
Performance of the APTIMA Combo 2 assay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in female urine and endocervical swab specimens.
Duration of persistence of gonococcal DNA detected by ligase chain reaction in men and women following recommended therapy for uncomplicated gonorrhea.
Evaluation of the Digene Hybrid Capture II assay with the Rapid Capture System for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Head-to-head multicenter comparison of DNA probe and nucleic acid amplification tests for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in women performed with an improved reference standard.
Improved detection by DNA amplification of Trichomonas vaginalis in males.
Preliminary evaluation of an immunochromatographic strip test for specific Treponema pallidum antibodies.
Probable mother-to-infant transmission of Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. hominis Infection.
Comparison of Digene Hybrid Capture 2 and conventional culture for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in cervical specimens.
Evaluation of BacT/ALERT system for detection of Mycoplasma hominis in simulated blood cultures.
Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. hominis DNA in immunocompetent health care workers in contact with patients with P. carinii pneumonia.
Relative accuracy of nucleic acid amplification tests and culture in detecting Chlamydia in asymptomatic men.
Epidemiologic usefulness of spoligotyping for secondary typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates with low copy numbers of IS6110.
Enhancing the specificity of the COBAS AMPLICOR CT/NG test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae by retesting specimens with equivocal results.
Evaluation of the Affirm Ambient Temperature Transport System for the detection and identification of Trichomonas vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis, and Candida species from vaginal fluid specimens.
Multicenter evaluation of the BDProbeTec ET System for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in urine specimens, female endocervical swabs, and male urethral swabs.
Identification of a contaminating Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain with a transposition of an IS6110 insertion element resulting in an altered spoligotype.
Direct identification of Mycobacterium avium complex and Mycobacterium gordonae from MB/BacT bottles using accuprobe.
Evaluation of nucleic acid amplification tests as reference tests for chlamydia trachomatis infections in asymptomatic men.
Genetic relatedness within serotypes of penicillin-susceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates.
The MB/BacT is a sensitive method of isolating Mycobacterium tuberculosis from clinical specimens in a laboratory with a low rate of isolation  (multiple letters).
An analytical model applied to a multicenter pneumococcal enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay study.
Use of clindamycin disks to detect macrolide resistance mediated by ermB and mefE in Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from adults and children.
Multicenter evaluation of the AMPLICOR and automated COBAS AMPLICOR CT/NG tests for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis.
Microascus cinereus (anamorph Scopulariopsis) brain abscess in a bone marrow transplant recipient.
Detection of trichomonosis in vaginal and urine specimens from women by culture and PCR.
InTray GC medium versus modified Thayer-Martin agar plates for diagnosis of gonorrhea from endocervical specimens.
Multicenter evaluation of AMPLICOR and automated COBAS AMPLICOR CT/NG tests for Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Ability of the Digene Hybrid Capture II test to identify Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in cervical specimens.
Comparison of direct inoculation and Copan transport systems for isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from endocervical specimens.
Viability of Trichomonas vaginalis in transport medium.
Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis endocervical infections by ligase chain reaction versus ACCESS Chlamydia antigen assay.
Delayed versus immediate bedside inoculation of culture media for diagnosis of vaginal trichomonosis.
Detection of antibody to avian influenza a (H5N1) virus in human serum by using a combination of serologic assays.
Effect of serial passage in tissue culture on sequence of omp1 from Chlamydia trachomatis clinical isolates.
Genetic variability among group A and group B respiratory syncytial viruses in a children's hospital.
Comparison of the MB/BacT system with a revised antibiotic supplement kit to the BACTEC 460 system for detection of mycobacteria in clinical specimens.
Application of competitive PCR to cerebrospinal fluid samples from patients with herpes simplex encephalitis.
Evaluation of the biostar chlamydia OIA assay with specimens from women attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic.
Direct susceptibility testing with positive BacT/Alert blood cultures by using MicroScan overnight and rapid panels.
Diagnosis of genitourinary Chlamydia trachomatis infections by using the ligase chain reaction on patient-obtained vaginal swabs.
Diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections in women by using the ligase chain reaction on patient-obtained vaginal swabs.
Evaluation of the Vidas Chlamydia test to detect and verify Chlamydia trachomatis in urogenital specimens.
Validity of self-obtained vaginal specimens for diagnosis of trichomoniasis.
Diagnosis of cytomegalovirus infection in pediatric Menetrier's disease by in situ hybridization.
Prevalence of fluorescent monoclonal antibody-nonreactive Neisseria gonorrhoeae in five North American sexually transmitted disease clinics.
Molecular subtype distribution of Cryptococcus neoformans in four areas of the United States. Cryptococcal Disease Active Surveillance Group..
Molecular subtype distribution of Cryptococcus neoformans in four areas of the United States.
Comparison of four DNA-based methods for strain delineation of Candida lusitaniae.
Comparison of multilocus enzyme electrophoresis and random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis for molecular subtyping of Cryptococcus neoformans.
Evaluation of ligase chain reaction for use with urine for identification of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in females attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic.
Ligase chain reaction for detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in urogenital swabs.
Rapid antigen detection assay for identification of Chlamydia trachomatis infection.
Genetic diversity in human-derived Pneumocystis carinii isolates from four geographical locations shown by analysis of mitochondrial rRNA gene sequences.
Evaluation of an enzyme immunoassay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in urine of asymptomatic men.
Ligase chain reaction to detect Chlamydia trachomatis infection of the cervix.
Optimization of quantitative culture assay for human immunodeficiency virus from plasma.
Colonization by enteroaggregative Escherichia coli in travelers with and without diarrhea.
Application of directigen FLU-A for the detection of influenza A virus in human and nonhuman specimens.
Comparison of immunotyping of Chlamydia trachomatis by indirect fluorescent-antibody staining and radioimmunoassay.
Differentiation of Giardia duodenalis from other Giardia spp. by using polymerase chain reaction and gene probes.
Evaluation of a microtiter plate fluorescent-antibody assay for rapid detection of human cytomegalovirus infection.
Use of a urine enzyme immunoassay as a diagnostic tool for chlamydia trachomatis urethritis in men.
Identification of two new antigenic subgroups within the genus Mobiluncus.
Use of sequential enzyme immunoassay and direct fluorescent antibody tests for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis infections in women.
Campylobacter-like organisms are uncommon pathogens in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus.
Evaluation of Syva enzyme immunoassay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in genital specimens.
Demonstration of heterogeneity among the antigenic proteins of Mobiluncus species.
Comparison of GC-Lect and modified Thayer-Martin media for isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Effect of differences in specimen processing and passage technique on recovery of Chlamydia trachomatis.
Elevated levels of immunoglobulin A to Giardia lamblia during a waterborne outbreak of gastroenteritis.
New fluorescence assay for the quantitation of fungi.
Phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C, a possible virulence factor of Staphylococcus aureus.
Cross-reactive monoclonal antibodies for diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis.
Prevalence and persistence of Neisseria cinerea and other Neisseria spp. in adults.
Fluorescent monoclonal antibody for confirmation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae cultures.
Diagnosis of chlamydial infection in women attending antenatal and gynecologic clinics.
Effect of blind passage and multiple sampling on recovery of Chlamydia trachomatis from urogenital specimens.
Effect of medium and cultivation conditions on comparisons between latex agglutination and culture detection of group A streptococci.
Human antibody response to herpes simplex virus-specific polypeptides after primary and recurrent infection.
Detection of Treponema pallidum in lesion exudate with a pathogen-specific monoclonal antibody.
Subclass distribution and molecular form of immunoglobulin A hemagglutinin antibodies in sera and nasal secretions after experimental secondary infection with influenza A virus in humans.
Epidemiological studies of Streptococcus pneumoniae in infants: Development of antibody to phosphocholine.
Improved diagnostic accuracy using monoclonal antibody to group A streptococcal carbohydrate.
Atypical isolate of Cryptococcus neoformans cultured from sputum of a patient with pulmonary cancer and blastomycosis.