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Medical Microbiology

  1. The pathophysiology and outcome of meningococcal septic shock is closely associated with the plasma level of N. meningitidis lipopolysaccharides (LPS, endotoxin) and the circulating level of meningococcal DNA. Th...

    Authors: Berit Sletbakk Brusletto, Bernt Christian Hellerud, Else Marit Løberg, Ingeborg Løstegaard Goverud, Åshild Vege, Jens Petter Berg, Petter Brandtzaeg and Reidun Øvstebø

    Citation: BMC Clinical Pathology 2017 17:10

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The BD MAX™ Enteric Bacterial Panel (BDM-EBP) is designed and FDA-cleared to detect Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, and Shiga toxin genes stx1/2 from stool samples. However, rectal swabs, which are not FDA-c...

    Authors: Barbara DeBurger, Sarah Hanna, Eleanor A. Powell, Cindi Ventrola and Joel E. Mortensen

    Citation: BMC Clinical Pathology 2017 17:7

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Conventional bacterial stool culture is one of the more time-consuming tests in a routine clinical microbiology laboratory. In addition, less than 5 % of stool cultures yield positive results. A molecular plat...

    Authors: Joel E. Mortensen, Cindi Ventrola, Sarah Hanna and Adam Walter

    Citation: BMC Clinical Pathology 2015 15:9

    Content type: Research article

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