Genomes and Genes
Summary: Techniques used in microbiology.
Publications256 found, 100 shown here
- [Optimizing microbiological controls of corneal organ culture media]G Thuret
Service d Ophtalmologie, CHRU de Bellevue, Saint Etienne
J Fr Ophtalmol 26:792-800. 2003..To compare the efficiency of an automated method using blood bottles with conventional microbiological tests for controlling sterility in cornea organ culture media...
- [Air microbial sampling: the state of the art]Cesira Pasquarella
Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
Ig Sanita Pubbl 64:79-120. 2008....
- Diagnostic methods current best practices and guidelines for identification of difficult-to-culture pathogens in infective endocarditisPierre Houpikian
Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UPRES A 6020 Faculté de Médecine de Marseille, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille, France
Infect Dis Clin North Am 16:377-92, x. 2002..Recently, universal and species-specific primers have been designated to amplify bacterial DNA directly from resected valves, allowing positive identification...
- ATP as a biomarker of viable microorganisms in clean-room facilitiesKasthuri Venkateswaran
Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Mail Stop 89 4800, Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena 91109, USA
J Microbiol Methods 52:367-77. 2003..When the detection of nonviable microbes is of interest, the ATP assay can be supplemented with DNA analysis...
- Relationship between sampling duration and concentration of culturable airborne mould and bacteria on selected culture mediaD R Godish
Department of Physiology and Health Science, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
J Appl Microbiol 102:1479-84. 2007..This study was designed to evaluate potential effects of sampling duration on observed concentrations of airborne culturable mould and bacteria on selected media...
- Ibis T5000: a universal biosensor approach for microbiologyDavid J Ecker
Ibis Biosciences, 1896 Rutherford Road, Carlsbad, California 92008, USA
Nat Rev Microbiol 6:553-8. 2008....
- Multiplex PCR to diagnose bloodstream infections in patients admitted from the emergency department with sepsisEphraim L Tsalik
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
J Clin Microbiol 48:26-33. 2010..Current microbiological techniques are limited in their diagnostic capacities and timeliness...
- Comparative analysis of PCR-electrospray ionization/mass spectrometry (MS) and MALDI-TOF/MS for the identification of bacteria and yeast from positive blood culture bottlesErin J Kaleta
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Clin Chem 57:1057-67. 2011..A positive challenge set of blood culture bottles was used to compare PCR-ESI/MS and MALDI-TOF/MS performance on a matched set of samples...
- Multiplex blood PCR in combination with blood cultures for improvement of microbiological documentation of infection in febrile neutropeniaF Lamoth
Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
J Clin Microbiol 48:3510-6. 2010..Technical adjustments may enhance the efficiency of this new molecular tool in this specific setting...
- Identification of blood culture isolates directly from positive blood cultures by use of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry and a commercial extraction system: analysis of performance, cost, and turnaround timePhilippe R S Lagacé-Wiens
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Clin Microbiol 50:3324-8. 2012..However, the use of MALDI-TOF for direct identification is accurate and should result in reduced turnaround time to identification...
- Use of fluorescence spectroscopy to differentiate yeast and bacterial cellsHemant Bhatta
Department of Physics, Division of Information and Communication Sciences, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 71:121-6. 2006....
- Multiplex PCR for rapid and improved diagnosis of bloodstream infections in liver transplant recipientsPeter Michael Rath
Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
J Clin Microbiol 50:2069-71. 2012..SF yielded a significantly higher positivity rate in the LTX group (52.3%) than in the non-LTX group (30.5%; P = 0.0009). SF may be a powerful tool for the early diagnosis of bloodstream infections in LTX patients...
- Multiplex PCR allows rapid and accurate diagnosis of bloodstream infections in newborns and children with suspected sepsisBarbara Lucignano
Unit of Microbiology, Children s Hospital and Research Institute Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
J Clin Microbiol 49:2252-8. 2011..8%] versus n = 26 [1.6%]), respectively; P < 0.0001). SeptiFast served as a highly valuable adjunct to conventional blood culture in children, adding diagnostic value and shortening the time to result (TTR) to 6 h...
- Species divergence and the measurement of microbial diversityCatherine A Lozupone
Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0215, USA
FEMS Microbiol Rev 32:557-78. 2008..Consequently, divergence-based methods are providing new insights into microbial community structure and function...
- Comparative analysis of human gut microbiota by barcoded pyrosequencingAnders F Andersson
Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna, Sweden
PLoS ONE 3:e2836. 2008..Here we applied the technique to analyze microbial communities in throat, stomach and fecal samples. Our results demonstrate the applicability of barcoded pyrosequencing as a high-throughput method for comparative microbial ecology...
- Comparative evaluation of the BACTEC MGIT 960 system with solid medium for isolation of mycobacteriaJ J Lee
Department of Internal Medicine, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Hualien County, Taiwan
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:569-74. 2003..The utilisation of new, rapid methods of diagnosis of tuberculosis is currently of great interest for tuberculosis control. This study was carried out in a teaching hospital in the eastern region of Taiwan...
- Preliminary clinical study using a multiplex real-time PCR test for the detection of bacterial and fungal DNA directly in bloodF Wallet
Pole de Microbiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille, Faculte de Medicine de Lille, France
Clin Microbiol Infect 16:774-9. 2010..Our results suggest that the LC-SF test may be a valuable complementary tool in the management of patients with clinically suspected sepsis...
- Determination of folate vitamers in human serum by stable-isotope-dilution tandem mass spectrometry and comparison with radioassay and microbiologic assayChristine M Pfeiffer
National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Clin Chem 50:423-32. 2004....
- Therapeutic impact and diagnostic performance of multiplex PCR in patients with malignancies and suspected sepsisDanièle Maubon
Infectious Agent Department, Parasitology Mycology Laboratory, Albert Michallon Teaching Hospital, 38043 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
J Infect 61:335-42. 2010..We evaluated the therapeutic usefulness of multiplex PCR testing in patients with cancer and sepsis...
- Reducing the global burden of tuberculosis: the contribution of improved diagnosticsEmmett Keeler
RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
Nature 444:49-57. 2006
- Determination of unmetabolized folic acid in human plasma using affinity HPLCRenee Kalmbach
Vitamin Metabolism and Aging Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 94:343S-347S. 2011..Folic acid (FA) fortification of food created the need to determine whether fortification elevated concentrations of unmetabolized FA in plasma and whether this form of the vitamin in blood is associated with adverse health outcomes...
- Folate status assessment history: implications for measurement of biomarkers in NHANESBarry Shane
Department of Nutritional Science and Toxicology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3104, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 94:337S-342S. 2011..Past experience with microbiological and competitive protein binding assays indicates some of the technical problems that research will need to address before this promise becomes reality...
- Generation of larger numbers of separated microbial populations by cultivation in segmented-flow microdevicesKarin Martin
Hans Knöll Institute for Natural Products Research, Jena, Germany
Lab Chip 3:202-7. 2003..Rapid growth of the microcultures was observed. Cell densities were found to be as high as in conventional shake flask cultures...
- Combination of analytical and microbiological techniques to study the antimicrobial activity of a new active food packaging containing cinnamon or oregano against E. coli and S. aureusR Becerril
Lab Microbiología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, Zaragoza, Spain
Anal Bioanal Chem 388:1003-11. 2007The aim of this work is the optimization and application of a group of analytical and microbiological techniques in the study of the activity of essential oils (EOs) incorporated in a new antimicrobial packaging material and the research ..
- The future of single-cell environmental microbiologyMarcel M M Kuypers
Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
Environ Microbiol 9:6-7. 2007
- Influence of 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphism on whole-blood folate concentrations measured by LC-MS/MS, microbiologic assay, and bio-rad radioassayZia Fazili
Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
Clin Chem 54:197-201. 2008....
- Colorimetric cell proliferation assay for microorganisms in microtiter plate using water-soluble tetrazolium saltsTadayuki Tsukatani
Biotechnology and Food Research Institute, Fukuoka Industrial Technology Center, Kurume 839 0861, Japan
J Microbiol Methods 75:109-16. 2008..Linear relationships between the absorbance and viable microbial cell density were obtained in all microorganisms, suggesting that the absorbance change reflected the microbial cell proliferation...
- Evaluation of impression smear in the diagnosis of fungal keratitisArun K Jain
Department of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Indian J Ophthalmol 55:33-6. 2007..To evaluate and compare impression smear with the conventional mechanical corneal scraping by potassium hydroxide (KOH) method in the diagnosis of fungal keratitis...
- Xanthan gum: an economical partial substitute for agar in microbial culture mediaShashi B Babbar
Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Curr Microbiol 52:287-92. 2006..Likewise, differential medium, CRMA (Congo red mannitol agar) gelled with xanthan-agar combination could differentiate between Agrobacterium tumefaciens and Rhizobium sp...
- Controlled clinical comparison of plastic and glass bottles of BacT/ALERT FA medium for culturing organisms from blood of adult patientsCathy A Petti
Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
J Clin Microbiol 43:1960-2. 2005..We conclude that the BacT/ALERT plastic and glass FA bottles are comparable for recovery of microorganisms and that the safety advantage of plastic bottles can be achieved without compromising performance...
- Guar gum: a cheap substitute for agar in microbial culture mediaR Jain
Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Lett Appl Microbiol 41:345-9. 2005..To determine the possibility of using guar gum, a colloidal polysaccharide, as a cheap alternative to agar for gelling microbial culture media...
- Comparative recovery of microorganisms from BacT/ALERT plastic and glass FA and FN blood culture bottlesJ A Riley
Division of Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17822 0131, USA
J Clin Microbiol 43:3244-6. 2005..02). These data suggest that recovery of microorganisms with plastic FA/FN bottles is at least equal to that with glass FA/FN bottles while offering greater safety for users...
- Persistence of pigment production by yeast isolates grown on CHROMagar Candida mediumDuane R Hospenthal
Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
J Clin Microbiol 40:4768-70. 2002..Candida tropicalis produced colonies similar to those of rare Cryptococcus and Trichosporon species, and mixed cultures were often difficult to identify as such...
- Controlled clinical comparison of the BacT/ALERT FN and the standard anaerobic SN blood culture mediumS Mirrett
Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
J Clin Microbiol 42:4581-5. 2004..We conclude that the companion anaerobic FN bottle detects more microorganisms than does the anaerobic SN bottle when used in conjunction with the nonvented aerobic FA bottle in the BacT/ALERT blood culture system...
- Methods of studying soil microbial diversityJennifer L Kirk
Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
J Microbiol Methods 58:169-88. 2004..Soil microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi, play central roles in soil fertility and promoting plant health. This review examines and compares the various methods used to study microbial diversity in soil...
- Enumeration of airborne bacteria and fungi using solid phase cytometryLies M E Vanhee
Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, Ghent, Belgium
J Microbiol Methods 72:12-9. 2008..Results show that SPC can be considered superior to the culture-based method because of its much higher dynamic range, its speed and its ability to enumerate not only culturable but all viable micro-organisms...
- Ultrafiltration-based techniques for rapid and simultaneous concentration of multiple microbe classes from 100-L tap water samplesAmy L Polaczyk
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
J Microbiol Methods 73:92-9. 2008....
- Factors affecting the outcome of the acidification power test of yeast quality: critical reappraisalK Sigler
Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czechia
Folia Microbiol (Praha) 51:525-34. 2006..Since an exact evaluation of acidification characteristics depends strongly on the kinetics of the process, the AP test should include monitoring the time course of the acidification...
- Evaluation of combined deactivators-supplemented agar medium (CDSAM) for recovery of dermatophytes from patients with tinea pedisMakoto Adachi
Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan
Med Mycol 45:347-9. 2007....
- New ethacridine derivatives as the potential antifungal and antibacterial preparationsVilma Petrikaite
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 43:657-63. 2007..The obtained results gave the opportunity to separate the perspective group of potential antiinfective compounds...
- Culture clash: challenging the dogma of microbial diversityStuart P Donachie
Department of Microbiology, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI, USA
ISME J 1:97-9. 2007
- An efficient method to obtain axenic cultures of Alexandrium tamarense--a PSP-producing dinoflagellateJianqiang Su
School of Life Sciences, MOE of Key Laboratory for Cell Biology and Tumor Cell Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361005, China
J Microbiol Methods 69:425-30. 2007..This method is more efficient and less time-consuming than other methods and the resultant axenic A. tamarense cultures would provide a simpler system for further study of bacteria-alga interactions...
- Microbiologic findings of sinusitis by a novel method for obtaining cultureMurat Yariktas
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Suleyman Demirel University School of Medicine, Isparta, 32260 Turkey
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:49-52. 2007..0296). During ESS, the identification of the pathogen in sinusitis with endoscopically guided narrow-bore sinus culture applicator is a reliable diagnostic method compared with the classic culture techniques...
- A "bucket of light" for viewing bacterial colonies in soft agarJohn S Parkinson
Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Methods Enzymol 423:432-5. 2007..This brief chapter describes a simple and relatively inexpensive illumination device for viewing and photographing bacterial colonies in soft agar...
- Diagnostic methods current best practices and guidelines for isolation of bacteria and fungi in infective endocarditisMichael L Towns
BD Diagnostic Systems, 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD 21152, USA
Infect Dis Clin North Am 16:363-76, ix-x. 2002..Finally, "best practices" recommendations are presented to optimize the likelihood of reaching a correct etiologic diagnosis while minimizing the number of "culture-negative" cases...
- Rapid differentiation between fluconazole-sensitive and -resistant species of Candida directly from positive blood-culture bottles by real-time PCRL Metwally
Department of Medical Microbiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
J Med Microbiol 56:964-70. 2007..glabrata and C. krusei in comparison with a conventional phenotypic method, from approximately 72 to <3 h, and consequently allows optimization of the antifungal regimen at an earlier stage...
- Evaluation of peptone glucose fluconazole agar as a selective medium for rapid and enhanced isolation of Aspergillus fumigatus from the respiratory tract of bronchopulmonary aspergillosis patients colonized by Candida albicansH S Randhawa
Department of Medical Mycology, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Med Mycol 44:343-8. 2006..fumigatus from sputum of patients clinically suspected of aspergillosis with C. albicans colonization in their respiratory tract...
- Comparison of M4 and M4RT media for transporting cervical swab samples for PCR detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeaeJaber Aslanzadeh
Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
Ann Clin Lab Sci 32:61-4. 2002..M4RT medium is more convenient to use, as it did not require refrigeration until it was inoculated with the clinical sample...
- Tolerance of loop-mediated isothermal amplification to a culture medium and biological substancesHisatoshi Kaneko
Department of Microbiology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
J Biochem Biophys Methods 70:499-501. 2007..The sensitivity of LAMP was less affected by the various components of the clinical samples than was polymerase chain reaction (PCR); therefore, DNA purification from samples could be omitted...
- Applicability of a rapid duplex real-time PCR assay for speciation of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli directly from culture platesEmma L Best
Campylobacter Reference Unit, Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division, Health Protection Agency, 61, London, NW9 5HT, UK
FEMS Microbiol Lett 229:237-41. 2003..6% being identified as either C. jejuni or C. coli by this technique. Rapidity, combined with specificity and sensitivity, makes this method for routine campylobacter speciation attractive to any laboratory with a Taqman system...
- Genomic DNA isolation from different biological materialsDuckchul Park
Ecological Genetics Laboratory, Landcare Research Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand
Methods Mol Biol 353:3-13. 2007..g., PCR or genomic DNA library-cloning quality)...
- A preliminary evaluation of a new selective agar supplemented with desferrioxamine for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusT Monsen
Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
J Hosp Infect 54:216-21. 2003..The detection rate was higher for agars supplemented with methicillin than for agars supplemented with oxacillin...
- Collection of preputial material by scraping and aspiration for the diagnosis of Tritrichomonas foetus in bullsP C Irons
Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa
J S Afr Vet Assoc 73:66-9. 2002..It is concluded that preputial scraping is as effective as washing and represents a suitable alternative for the collection of material for direct examination and culture of Tritrichomonas foetus...
- Debaryomyces hansenii growth in nonsterile seawater ClO2-peptone-containing mediumM Ramírez-Orozco
Centre for Biological Research, Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste, La Paz B C S, Mexico
Can J Microbiol 47:676-9. 2001..Because the concentration of ClO2 decreases during the fermentation, we ascribe to D. hansenii cells a "biocontrol" action that contributes to the collection of a contaminant-free yeast cell biomass...
- Comparison of the BACTEC blood culture system versus conventional methods for culture of normally sterile body fluidsEmel Sesli Cetin
Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Suleyman Demirel University Medical Faculty, Isparta, Turkey
Adv Ther 24:1271-7. 2007....
- What's the 'meta' with metagenomics?Grieg F Steward
Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
ISME J 1:100-2. 2007
- Evaluation of redox indicators and the use of digital scanners and spectrophotometer for quantification of microbial growth in microplatesJenny Gabrielson
Microbiology and Tumorbiology Center, Karolinska Institutet, Box 280, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
J Microbiol Methods 50:63-73. 2002..Both the XTT and INT showed lower correlations. It is concluded that bacterial growth/growth inhibition can be easily and reproducibly measured from microplate cultivations with a flatbed scanner or with a microplate spectrophotometer...
- Effect of culture media temperature on bacterial recovery from corneal scrapingsKirk R Wilhelmus
Insight 28:82-3. 2003
- The application of chromogenic media in clinical microbiologyJ D Perry
Microbiology Department, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Appl Microbiol 103:2046-55. 2007..The purpose of this review is to provide some insight into how such media work and appraise their utility in routine clinical diagnostics, in comparison with conventional media...
- INDISIM, an individual-based discrete simulation model to study bacterial culturesMarta Ginovart
Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona EUETAB CEIB, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Urgell 187, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
J Theor Biol 214:305-19. 2002..The simulation results are found to be in very good qualitative agreement with available experimental data, and provide useful insights into the mechanisms involved in each case...
- A simple agar plate assay for screening siderophore producer yeastsV Calvente
, , , , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Chacabuco y Pedernera, 5700 San Luis, Argentina
J Microbiol Methods 47:273-9. 2001..The methodology was also a useful tool for making a preliminary assessment of the influence of different factors on the siderophore production...
- The Moore's Law of microbiology - towards bacterial culture miniaturization with the micro-Petri chipOrit Gefen
Racah Institute of Physics and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Hebrew University, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
Trends Biotechnol 26:345-7. 2008....
- Comparison of direct selective versus nonselective agar media plus LIM broth enrichment for determination of group B streptococcus colonization status in pregnant womenSameer Elsayed
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:718-20. 2003....
- Clinical benefit of recovering dermatophytes from skin swabs sent for bacterial cultureGillian Mabbott
Department of Microbiology, Diagnostic Medlab, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand
J Clin Microbiol 42:4838-9. 2004..3%) of 22,613 cultures. Twenty-one patients received specific antifungal treatment when their dermatophyte was reported. Most clinicians thought recovering and reporting the dermatophyte contributed to patient management...
- Automated agar plate streaker: a linear plater on Society for Biomolecular Sciences standard platesGregory W King
Department of Research Operations, Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey 07065, USA
J Biomol Screen 11:704-11. 2006..This novel instrument is capable of dispensing discrete volumes of sample in a linear pattern. It can be programmed to dispense a sample suspense at a uniform application rate or across a decreasing concentration gradient...
- Microbial gene expression in soil: methods, applications and challengesSaleema Saleh-Lakha
Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
J Microbiol Methods 63:1-19. 2005..This review will also address information gaps in bacterial gene expression in soil and possible future research to develop an understanding of microbial activities in soil environments...
- Genotypic microbial community profiling: a critical technical reviewAndreas Nocker
Center for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717 3980, USA
Microb Ecol 54:276-89. 2007..In this document, we present and critically compare these methods commonly used for the study of microbial diversity...
- New insights into polylactide biodegradation from molecular ecological techniquesParveen Sangwan
CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, Victoria 3168, Australia
Macromol Biosci 8:304-15. 2008....
- [Molecular biology-based methods for pathogen detection in endophthalmitis]S Zimmermann
Abteilung für Hygiene und Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Hygiene Institut des Universitätsklinikums Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Deutschland
Ophthalmologe 104:940-6. 2007..In immunocompromised patients molecular techniques show more accurate results than serological ones. However, molecular diagnostic tools also bear limitations that have to be considered...
- PNA FISH: an intelligent stain for rapid diagnosis of infectious diseasesHenrik Stender
AdvanDx, Inc, 25K Olympia Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801, USA
Expert Rev Mol Diagn 3:649-55. 2003..Having transitioned from an academic curiosity into an advanced diagnostic tool, PNA probes are now debuting on the infectious disease stage, representing the new generation of therapy-directing diagnostics...
- Cell differentiation and colony alteration of an edible terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc flagelliforme, in liquid suspension culturesX J Liu
Department of Botany, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
Folia Microbiol (Praha) 48:619-26. 2003..The new information on the growth and morphology of N. flagelliforme could be potentially used for the scale-up or field cultivation...
- Using agar plates to teach the importance of hand hygieneMichael Bauer
School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
Nurse Educ 32:236-7. 2007
- Effect of sampling time on the culturability of airborne fungi and bacteria sampled by filtrationKate T H Durand
University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, Seattle 98195, USA
Ann Occup Hyg 46:113-8. 2002..This suggests that increased sampling time does not affect the viability of the organisms commonly found in the air at composting facilities...
- Rapid diagnosis in pediatric infectious diseases: the past, the present and the futureMichael D Nissen
Department of Infectious Diseases, Royal Children s Hospital Brisbane, Herston, Australia
Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:605-12; discussion 613-4. 2002..The completion of the genome sequencing projects for significant microbial pathogens, in combination with PCR and DNA chip technology, will revolutionize the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases...
- Implications of new technology for infectious diseases practiceEllen Jo Baron
Department of Pathology, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Clin Infect Dis 43:1318-23. 2006....
- High-throughput culturing of fungi from plant litter by a dilution-to-extinction techniqueJavier Collado
Centro de Investigación Básica, Merck Sharp and Dohme de Espana, S A, Madrid, Spain
FEMS Microbiol Ecol 60:521-33. 2007..Intercolony interactions are reduced, permitting longer incubation times, and colony initiation and recovery improved. Effort to evaluate and recover colonies from fungal isolation plates was substantially reduced...
- Application of elements of microbiological risk assessment in the food industry via a tiered approachSuzanne J C van Gerwen
Unilever Research and Development, Foods Research Centre, 3130 AC, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
J Food Prot 67:2033-40. 2004..The tiered prototype is a tool to be used by experienced microbiologists as a basis for advice to product developers and can help to make safety assurance for new food concepts transparent to food inspection services...
- Detection of airborne microbes in a composting facility by cultivation based and cultivation-independent methodsAndreas Albrecht
Federal Institut for Work Safety and Health, Berlin, Germany
Ann Agric Environ Med 14:81-5. 2007..Consequently, a risk assessment based only on measuring colony forming units may, in some cases, not be sufficient...
- Characterisation of prototype Nurmi cultures using culture-based microbiological techniques and PCR-DGGESinead M Waters
Alltech Ireland, Sarney, Summerhill Road, Dunboyne, Co Meath, Ireland
Int J Food Microbiol 110:268-77. 2006..Traditional microbiological techniques and a molecular culture-independent methodology, polymerase chain reaction combined with denaturing ..
- Mechanical transmission of pathogenic organisms: the role of cockroachesY M Tatfeng
Lahor Public Health and Research Centre, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
J Vector Borne Dis 42:129-34. 2005..Cockroaches (Diploptera punctata) are basically tropical insects and will do their best to find a home that is both warm and moist. Their involvement in the transmission of tropical diseases is poorly investigated in Africa...
- High incidence of antimicrobial resistant organisms including extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in nasopharyngeal and blood isolates of HIV-infected children from Cape Town, SouthMark F Cotton
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town South Africa
BMC Infect Dis 8:40. 2008....
- Commensal bacteria (normal microflora), mucosal immunity and chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseasesHelena Tlaskalova-Hogenova
Department of Immunology and Gnotobiology, Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Videnska 1083, 142 20 Prague 4, Czech Republic
Immunol Lett 93:97-108. 2004..More than 50% of intestinal bacteria cannot be cultured by conventional microbiological techniques. Molecular biological methods help in analysing the structural and functional complexity of the ..
- Development and validation of a mathematical model to describe the growth of Pseudomonas spp. in raw poultry stored under aerobic conditionsSilvia A Dominguez
Food Risk Analysis Initiative, Food Science Building, 65 Dudley Road, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 8520, USA
Int J Food Microbiol 120:287-95. 2007..growth under aerobic conditions can provide a fast and cost-effective alternative to traditional microbiological techniques to estimate the effects of storage temperature on product shelf-life...
- Production, characterization, and antimicrobial activity of a bacteriocin from newly isolated Enterococcus faecium IJ-31Imran Javed
Department of Microbiology, Quaid i Azam University, Islamabad 45320, Pakistan
J Food Prot 73:44-52. 2010..from indigenous dairy products in Islamabad, Pakistan. By classical microbiological techniques, one strain from a butter sample was identified to be Enterococcus faecium, and we designated it E...
- Analysis of fungal diversity in the wheat rhizosphere by sequencing of cloned PCR-amplified genes encoding 18S rRNA and temperature gradient gel electrophoresisE Smit
Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, NL 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Appl Environ Microbiol 65:2614-21. 1999..As only a small fraction of the fungi present in soil can be cultured, conventional microbiological techniques yield only limited information on the composition and dynamics of fungal communities in soil...
- A review of the clinical presentation of dientamoebiasisDamien Stark
Department of Microbiology, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst 2010, NSW, Australia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:614-9. 2010..Bacterial and viral causes of infection were excluded by routine microbiological techniques. Treatment of D...
- Phylogenetic diversity of nitrogen fixation genes in the symbiotic microbial community in the gut of diverse termitesM Ohkuma
The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research RIKEN and Japan Science and Technology Corporation JST, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
Appl Environ Microbiol 65:4926-34. 1999..from the termites formed lineages distinct from those previously recognized in studies using classical microbiological techniques, and several sequence clusters unique to termites were found...
- Inflammatory response in patients with malignant obstructive jaundiceMikael Ljungdahl
Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Scand J Gastroenterol 42:94-102. 2007..The aim of this study was to investigate the inflammatory and the local cellular immune response in patients accepted for surgery because of tumours in the hepatic-pancreatic-biliary (HPB) tract...
- Bacterial pathogens in ambulances: results of unannounced sample collectionDonald W Alves
Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Special Operations, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 12:218-24. 2008..Additionally, the nature of emergency medical services creates pressures on prehospital care providers...
- Clinical use of polymerase chain reaction performed on peripheral blood and bone marrow samples for the diagnosis and monitoring of visceral leishmaniasis in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected patients: a single-center, 8-year experience in Italy and review Spinello Antinori
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche L Sacco, Sezione di Malattie Infettive e Tropicali, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
Clin Infect Dis 44:1602-10. 2007..To overcome some of the limitations of conventional microbiologic techniques, polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assays are proposed as useful tools for the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis...
- The antimicrobial efficacy of commercial dentifricesViolet I Haraszthy
Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, New York, USA
Gen Dent 58:50-5; quiz 56-7, 79-80. 2010..b>Microbiological techniques determined the minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of each dentifrice necessary to inhibit the ..
- Effects of prophylactic antibiotics on endometrial flora in women with postcesarean endometritisE R Newton
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, USA
Obstet Gynecol 92:262-8. 1998..To determine the effect of prophylactic antibiotics on endometrial and endocervical microflora upon diagnosis of postcesarean endometritis...
- Microbiology of diabetic foot infections in a teaching hospital in Malaysia: a retrospective study of 194 casesNadeem Sajjad Raja
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:39-44. 2007..This study investigated the microbiology of diabetic foot infections and their resistance to antibiotics in patients with diabetic foot infections treated at University of Malaya Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...
- Prevalence of Aeromonas in different clinical and water samples with special reference to gastroenteritisBharat Mani Pokhrel
Department of Microbiology, Institute of Medicine, T U Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, P O Box 3578, Kathmandu, Nepal
Nepal Med Coll J 6:139-43. 2004..The samples were collected and processed by standard microbiological techniques in order to isolate Aeromonas...
- Characteristics of brain abscess with isolation of anaerobic bacteriaGwenael Le Moal
Service de Medecine Interne et Maladies Infectieuses, CHU La Miletrie, Poitiers, France
Scand J Infect Dis 35:318-21. 2003..Using appropriate microbiological techniques, 41 anaerobic bacteria strains were isolated in 22 of 42 patients (52.4%) with BA...
- A randomized controlled trial to assess the impact of dietary energy sources, feed supplements, and the presence of super-shedders on the detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feedlot cattle using different diagnostic proceduresNatalia Cernicchiaro
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:1071-81. 2010..rectoanal mucosal swab (RAMS) and fecal grab samples using immunomagnetic separation (IMS) and standard microbiological techniques. On the basis of multivariable multilevel logistic regression models, we found a statistically ..
- Microbes in tree swallow semenM P Lombardo
Department of Biology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan 49401 9403, USA
J Wildl Dis 36:460-8. 2000..was collected directly from males after applying gentle pressure to the cloaca and we used standard microbiological techniques to identify microbes. We found that 19 of 30 samples contained one or more types of microbes...
- An optimized nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) approach allows detection and characterization of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) env and gag genes from clinical samplesDayse Locateli
Laboratório de Imunologia Aplicada, Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
J Clin Lab Anal 22:106-13. 2008..reaction (PCR) are of high interest due their sensitivity and specificity when compared to traditional microbiological techniques. Considering the worldwide importance of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection, it is ..
- Diagnostic procedures in tularaemia with special focus on molecular and immunological techniquesW D Splettstoesser
Department of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Virology and Hygiene, University Hospital Rostock, Schillingallee 70, 18057 Rostock, Germany
J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 52:249-61. 2005..Besides classical microbiological techniques (cultivation, biochemical profiling, susceptibility testing) several new immunological and molecular ..
- Prostatitis: what is the role of infectionJohn N Krieger
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, 112 UR, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
Int J Antimicrob Agents 19:475-9. 2002..colonization/invasion of the prostate gland might occur more commonly than is appreciated by standard microbiological techniques. Specific polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays were used for each of the pathogens previously ..
- Multidrug-resistant E. coli and enterobacter extraintestinal infection in 37 dogsJ S Gibson
School of Veterinary Science, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
J Vet Intern Med 22:844-50. 2008..Extraintestinal infections caused by multidrug-resistant (MDR) Escherichia coli and Enterobacter are becoming more common in veterinary medicine...
- Sinusitis in Children and the Nasopharyngeal MicrobiomeEllen Wald; Fiscal Year: 2013..Finally, defining the mechanisms by which respiratory viruses cause changes in the nasopharyngeal microbiome will lead to new preventative and therapeutic measures which may be instituted long before the bacterial infection evolves. ..
- Control of intestinal microflora and inflammation by immune sensing of flagellinJanelle S Ayres; Fiscal Year: 2012..bowel disease using an in vivo mouse model of colitis, mouse genetics and conventional immunological and microbiological techniques. In preliminary experiments, mouse mutants deficient for the function of two flagellin-sensing proteins ..
- Novel Risk Factors For Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci In Persons With CancerMini Kamboj; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Indicators of Recreational Water Contamination and IllnessJohn M Colford; Fiscal Year: 2010..Decisions about beach closures have enormous economic implications. If successful, we will quantify the relationship between health and novel rapid methods for traditional indicators as well as viral indicators. ..
- Human Cathepsin G: Expression, C-Terminal Processing and Dual SpecificityDavid Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007..This AREA project provides students with experience in DNA cloning, microbiological techniques, cell biology, fermentation methods, protein purification, structure/function studies, enzyme/inhibitor ..
- Diagnostic Tool for the Point-of-Care Detection of Infection in Chronic WoundsMITCHELL SANDERS; Fiscal Year: 2009..bacteria in chronic wounds with excellent diagnostic sensitivity and specificity relative to standard microbiological techniques. Our Phase II specific aims are focused on improvement and validation of the diagnostic test...
- Immunity in Early Syphillis: Pathway to HIV CoinfectionJuan Salazar; Fiscal Year: 2007..In Aim 2 we will study the effect of secondary syphilis on viral load (VL) in HIV co-infected individuals. In this aim we will compare VL between HIV patients with and without syphilis and determine the effect of penicillin on VL. ..
- Infection-Resistant Prosthetic Valve Sewing CuffsDONALD DEMPSEY; Fiscal Year: 2004..heart valve infection model, 5) assess control and Cipro-dyed Dacron sewing cuffs via histological/microbiological techniques and 6) determine physical properties of Cipro-dyed sewing cuffs post-explantation...
- INFECTION RESISTANT POLYURETHANE MATERIALSMichael Szycher; Fiscal Year: 1999..The release of the antibiotic will be examined spectrophotometrically and using standard microbiological techniques. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Development of a polyurethane biomaterial with long-term infection ..
- Bacterial Pathogen Amplification & Real-Time DetectionJACK U REN; Fiscal Year: 2005..A single integrated system capable of isothermal amplifying and detecting all of these organisms in a closed device is proposed. ..
- Design/Advanced Electrostatic Sampler for Total BioaerosolsGediminas Mainelis; Fiscal Year: 2007..The liquid droplets containing removed microorganisms will then be available for analysis by modern microbiological techniques, such as Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)...
- PHOSPHAZENE POLYMERS FOR DENTAL & BIOMEDICAL APPLICATION Lawrence Gettleman; Fiscal Year: 1991..This AREA grant proposal will establish a collaboration between UofL's schools of dentistry and engineering, making use of student workers at both. ..
- Diarrhea in Baltimore: Surveillance & Pathogen DetectionJon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2006..Through this work, we expect to not only better define the causes of diarrheal illnesses in the Baltimore Metropolitan area, but to identify other pathogens that contribute to foodborne illnesses. ..
- NURSING STUDY OF SLEEP LOSS AND IMMUNE ACTIVITYCarol Landis; Fiscal Year: 1999..Bacteria will be quantified by standard microbiological techniques. Hormones will be measured by HPLC or RIA assays...
- Detection of Biofilm Bacteria using GloBacRobin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2008..The goal of the proposed studies is to develop a rapid test for detection of bacteria on artificial joints that can be used in the operating room to diagnose infected artificial joints. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Enhancement of antimicrobics by electrical currentRobin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2007..This novel but simple resistance reversing strategy may generalize to a wide variety of antimicrobics and microorganisms and a wide variety of biofilm-associated human infections. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HUMAN RETROVIRUS-5 AND ARTHRITISRobin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2002..Identification of a specific infectious agent associated with these arthritides would potentially allo for the development of preventive strategies such as vaccination and novel therapeutic approaches. ..
- RAPID AFFORDABLE TB DRUG SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTINGHoward Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HIGH-PRECISION FLOW CYTOMETRY OF BACTERIA AND VIRUSESHoward Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2004..The relationship between staining intensity and nucleic acid type and content in viruses, will be investigated, with a view toward refining cytometric virus detection and identification. ..
- AFFORDABLE RAPID BACTERIAL DETECTION IN STORED PLATELETSHoward Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- CYTOMETRIC CD4 COUNTING - A MINIMALIST APPROACHHoward Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CYTOMETRIC TUBERCULOSIS DETECTION AND SENSITIVITY TESTSHoward Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2005..bovis, M. smegmatis, and M. tuberculosis H37Ra, and evaluate the suitability of fluorescent nitrate reductase substrates for detection and quantification of mycobacterial strains expressing that enzyme. ..
- Virological Surveillance of influenza A in Asian lakesScott Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2006..If the lake water and ice are significant reservoirs of influenza, then continued surveillance of arctic lakes may lead to another tool in the battle against this disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Development of Noninvasive Bioluminescence Imaging for Cancer Diagnosis and TheraGary Sayler; Fiscal Year: 2008..This technology will provide the capability for imaging in vivo gene expression in early diagnosis, therapeutic efficacy and disease re-occurrence in whole animal models. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pathogen Discovery in Chronic Lung Disease by Mass Tag PCR and MicroarrayW Ian Lipkin; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Behavior Change and Maintenance Intervention for HIV+ MSM Methamphetamine UsersThomas L Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2010..g., binge use, injection, polydrug use) and key psychosocial factors (e.g., sexual compulsivity, experiences of abuse) will be explored. ..
- Intervention for Female Workers in MexicoThomas Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2008..Subgroup differences in the effectiveness of the intervention based on social, contextual, and interpersonal factors will be explored. ..
- CCR5 and CXCR4 Binding Chemokines and Oral HIV InfectionGrace John Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- A Staged Strategy for Virus Identification and DiscoveryW Ian Lipkin; Fiscal Year: 2005..Our initial focus will be two chronic diseases where specific viral taxa are associated and potentially implicated in pathogenesis: bronchioalveolar cell carcinoma and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ..
- BORNA DISEASE VIRUS AND NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISEASEWALTER LIPKIN; Fiscal Year: 2002..This study will be the first to collect and process human sera and PBMC samples in clinical laboratories with no history of BDV research and dispense aliquots to a central laboratory for randomized, blinded analysis. ..
- Phage Binding for Continuous Anthrax Spore DetectionVALERY PETRENKO; Fiscal Year: 2004..Parallel experiments will also be conducted with antibody-derived probes for comparison evaluation of specificity, selectivity and longevity of the sensors. ..
- MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF A NEUROTROPIC AGENT--BORNA VIRUSWALTER LIPKIN; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- FOLIC ACID REQUIREMENTS AND ONE CARBON METABOLISMBarry Shane; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- HIV-1 Specific Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in BreastmilkGrace John Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2003..The resulting findings will be relevant to development of vaccines for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1. ..
- CONTROL OF PERIODONTAL INFECTIONSSigmund Socransky; Fiscal Year: 2003..Project D will examine the ecological relationships of oral species and their habitat. ..
- Characterization of the DNA replication protein Sid2pElizabeth Vallen; Fiscal Year: 2002..Finally, the requirement for various checkpoint and repair pathways will be analyzed to determine the molecular basis of the defect in sid2 mutant cells. ..
- MALE GENITAL TRACT RESERVOIRS AND VIRAL SHEDDINGJOHN KRIEGER; Fiscal Year: 2004..Thus, controlling one genital tract virus may limit viral-viral interactions, reduce the viral burden in semen, and decrease the sexual transmission of other viruses. ..
- Functional Skills Training For Late Life SchizophreniaThomas Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2005..Data will allow us to determine short-term effects of our intervention, effectiveness of maintenance sessions, and post-intervention duration of treatment effects. ..
- Intra-Oral Biofilm FormationSigmund Socransky; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Mass Tag PCR Detection of Respiratory PathogensW Ian Lipkin; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Urological Studies of Ideopathic Lower Tract SyndromeJOHN KRIEGER; Fiscal Year: 2005..These studies will determine if EPS or SFA can be used to identify prostatic bacteria and may result in clinical methods for non-invasive diagnosis of prostatic infection. ..
- UW/USM Chronic Prostatitis CRCJOHN KRIEGER; Fiscal Year: 2007..Potential outcomes include: symptom indexes (e.g., the NIH-CPSI), urodynamics and inflammation. ..
- Automated Simultaneous Detection of Bioterrorism AgentsDavid Ecker; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- A Staged Strategy for Virus Identification and DiscoveryWALTER LIPKIN; Fiscal Year: 2004..Consistent with aims proposed in AI51292, our initial clinical application will be to analyze enteroviral serotypes implicated in human disease in North America. ..
- A DEVELOPMENTAL MODEL FOR AUTISM BASED ON CNS INFECTIONWALTER LIPKIN; Fiscal Year: 2004..4) Determine how opoptosis contributes to the neuropathology observed after neonatal infection. (5) Analyze regional changes in neurotransmitter systems following neonatal infection. ..
- Characterizing Tissue Development Under Biaxial LoadingAlvin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2006..This novel experimental platform will form the basis for novel and innovative studies in mechanobiology. ..
- Effectiveness of Alcohol Interventions Among TB Patients in Tomsk, RussiaSonya Shin; Fiscal Year: 2008..Finally, we have a diverse interdisciplinary team that has been able to formulate an integrated biosocial and culturally-appropriate approach to treating AUDs in this population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Human Metapneumovirus in High Risk PopulationsGregory Gray; Fiscal Year: 2005..These data will facilitate the development of more comprehensive epidemiological studies, and guide future intervention studies in reducing HMPV morbidity. ..
- Evaluation of MDR-TB Treatment Strategies in Lima, PeruSonya Shin; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Population-based Surveillance for Zoonotic Influenza AGregory Gray; Fiscal Year: 2005..We are particularly well suited to conduct this work as we have extensive experience conducting both epidemiological and laboratory-based studies of respiratory pathogens. ..
- VIRUS PHOTOINACTIVATION--DIMETHYLMETHYLENE BLUE IN RBCStephen Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- ANTHRAX MOLECULAR EVOLUTION, DIVERSITY AND EPIDEMIOLOGYPaul Keim; Fiscal Year: 2003..3) Using Monte Carlo simulations, they will ascertain how the distribution of these markers within and between populations of Bacillus anthracis will be affected by geographic, genetic and ecological processes. ..