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sensitive species

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Plant or animal species which are susceptible to changes in habitat or to impacts from human activities.

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Fluorescent in situ hybridization of pre-incubated blood culture material for the rapid diagnosis of histoplasmosis

Roberto Moreira da Silva, João Ricardo da Silva Neto, Carla Silvana Santos, Kátia Santana Cruz, Hagen Frickmann, Sven Poppert, Daniela Koshikene and João Vicente Braga de Souza.

in Medical Mycology

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 2370 words.

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) has been shown to be useful for the detection of Candida and Cryptococcus species in blood culture materials. FISH procedures for the detection of null...

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Schistosomiasis presenting in travellers: a 15 year observational study at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London

Cordelia E. M. Coltart, Anastasia Chew, Neill Storrar, Margaret Armstrong, Natalie Suff, Leila Morris, Peter L. Chiodini and Christopher J. M. Whitty.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 4409 words.

Background

Schistosomiasis in returning travellers is one of the most common imported tropical infections with potentially serious complications, which are...

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Recently Described Clinically Important Anaerobic Bacteria: Taxonomic Aspects and Update

Hannele Jousimies-Somer.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

September 1997; p ublished online September 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

A new method of identifying bacteria, phylogenetic 16S rRNA sequencing, has led to major reorganizations among most genera of anaerobic bacteria. The pigmented Prevotella species now...

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Taxonomic and diagnostic markers for identification of Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii

K. Tintelnot, G. S. De Hoog, E. Antweiler, H. Losert, M. Seibold, M. A. Brandt, A. H. G. Gerrits Van Den Ende and M. C. Fisher.

in Medical Mycology

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 4409 words.

The ribosomal Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) regions of the two recognized species of Coccidioides were studied using a reference set of strains that had been previously identified with...

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Molecular methods for the identification of Aspergillus species

H.P. Hinrikson, S.F. Hurst, L. de Aguirre and C.J. Morrison.

in Medical Mycology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 4792 words.

Invasive aspergillosis (IA) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised hosts. In some institutions, species of Aspergillus less susceptible to amphotericin B than As...

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Performance of Candida Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction, β-D-Glucan Assay, and Blood Cultures in the Diagnosis of Invasive Candidiasis

M. Hong Nguyen, Mark C. Wissel, Ryan K. Shields, Martin A. Salomoni, Binghua Hao, Ellen G. Press, Ryan M. Shields, Shaoji Cheng, Dimitra Mitsani, Aniket Vadnerkar, Fernanda P. Silveira, Steven B. Kleiboeker and Cornelius J. Clancy.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4641 words.

Background.  The sensitivity of blood cultures for diagnosing invasive candidiasis (IC) is poor.

Methods.null...

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High efficiency opsonin-independent phagocytosis of Candida parapsilosis by human neutrophils

Jennifer R. Linden, Matthew A. Maccani, Sonia S. Laforce-Nesbitt and Joseph M. Bliss.

in Medical Mycology

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 5541 words.

Candida species are associated with invasive fungal infections, and C. parapsilosis has become increasingly prevalent. As key antifungal effector cells, the function of human...

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The Microimmunofluorescence Test for Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection: Technique and Interpretation

San-pin Wang.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2824 words.

A brief description of current procedures for the Chlamydia microimmunofluorescence (MIF) test is presented. To date, use of MIF serology with Chlamydia pneumoniae (TWAR) antigen has...

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A case of bronchial aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus udagawae and its mycological features

Hiroshi Gyotoku, Koichi Izumikawa, Hideki Ikeda, Takahiro Takazono, Yoshitomo Morinaga, Shigeki Nakamura, Yoshifumi Imamura, Tomoya Nishino, Taiga Miyazaki, Hiroshi Kakeya, Yoshihiro Yamamoto, Katsunori Yanagihara, Akira Yasuoka, Takashi Yaguchi, Hideaki Ohno, Yoshitsugu Miyzaki, Katsuhiko Kamei, Tetsuro Kanda and Shigeru Kohno.

in Medical Mycology

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 2170 words.

Aspergillus udagawae and A. fumigatus share similar morphological features but they differ genetically. There is also an important clinical distinction as A. udagawae is less...

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Frequency of Isolation of Porphyromonas Species from Infected Dog and Cat Bite Wounds in Humans and Their Characterization by Biochemical Tests and Arbitrarily Primed-Polymerase Chain Reaction Fingerprinting

D. M. Citron, S. Hunt Gerardo, M. C. Claros, F. Abrahamian, D. Talan and E. J. C. Goldstein.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

December 1996; p ublished online December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

We isolated 40 strains of Porphyromonas (formerly Bacteroides) species from 29 of 102 cat and dog bite wounds in humans. P. salivosa, P. gingivalis, and P. canoris were the most frequent...

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Fluconazole treatment hyperpolarizes the plasma membrane of Candida cells

Hana Elicharova and Hana Sychrova.

in Medical Mycology

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 5286 words.

Abstract

Five pathogenic Candida species were compared in terms of their osmotolerance, tolerance to toxic sodium and lithium cations, and resistance to...

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Advantages and limits of real-time PCR assay and PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism for the identification of cutaneous Leishmania species in Tunisia

Imène Ben Abda, Frédérique de Monbrison, Nadia Bousslimi, Karim Aoun, Aïda Bouratbine and Stéphane Picot.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 3220 words.

Abstract

Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), a public health problem in Tunisia, is associated to three species: Leishmania (L.) infantum, L. major and L. killicki.null...

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Antibiotic Resistance and the Risk of Recurrent Bacteremia

Sjoukje H S Woudt, Sabine C de Greeff, Annelot F Schoffelen, Anne L M Vlek and Marc J M Bonten.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4848 words.

Abstract

Background

Direct health effects of antibiotic resistance are difficult to assess. We quantified the risk...

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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 of the Literature

Spinello Antinori, Sara Calattini, Erika Longhi, Giovanna Bestetti, Roberta Piolini, Carlo Magni, Giovanna Orlando, Marina Gramiccia, Veronica Acquaviva, Antonella Foschi, Stefano Corvasce, Claudia Colomba, Lucina Titone, Carlo Parravicini, Antonio Cascio and Mario Corbellino.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4572 words.

Background. To overcome some of the limitations of conventional microbiologic techniques, polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assays are proposed...

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Design Issues in Studies Evaluating Diagnostic Tests for Aspergillosis

Kieren A. Marr and Wendy Leisenring.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3513 words.

Although invasive aspergillosis is recognized as an increased concern for immunosuppressed patients, establishing an early diagnosis remains a challenge. Current methods for diagnosis,...

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Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia

L. Barth Reller, Melvin P. Weinstein and David R. Murdoch.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 6954 words.

Molecular diagnostic techniques, such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), are promising tools for the rapid etiological diagnosis of pneumonia. PCR offers potential advantages over...

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Spectrum of Viruses and Atypical Bacteria in Intercontinental Air Travelers with Symptoms of Acute Respiratory Infection

Luciano Kleber de Souza Luna, Marcus Panning, Klaus Grywna, Susanne Pfefferle and Christian Drosten.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

March 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2667 words.

Respiratory infections after air travel are frequent, but epidemiological data are incomplete. Using sensitive polymerase chain reactions, we studied the spectrum of atypical bacteria and...

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Emergence of Nonfalciparum Plasmodium Infection Despite Regular Artemisinin Combination Therapy in an 18-Month Longitudinal Study of Ugandan Children and Their Mothers

Martha Betson, Sarah Clifford, Michelle Stanton, Narcis B Kabatereine and J Russell Stothard.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5986 words.

Abstract

As part of a longitudinal cohort investigation of intestinal schistosomiasis and malaria in Ugandan children and their mothers on the shorelines of...

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Laboratory Diagnosis of Infections Due to Blood and Tissue Parasites

Jon E. Rosenblatt, L. Barth Reller and Melvin P. Weinstein.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3858 words.

Microscopy remains the cornerstone of the laboratory diagnosis of infections due to blood and tissue parasites. Examination of thick and thin peripheral blood smears stained with Giemsa or...

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Detecting Infections Rapidly and Easily for Candidemia Trial, Part 2 (DIRECT2): A Prospective, Multicenter Study of the T2Candida Panel

Cornelius J Clancy, Peter G Pappas, Jose Vazquez, Marc A Judson, Dimitrios P Kontoyiannis, George R Thompson, Kevin W Garey, Annette Reboli, Richard N Greenberg, Senu Apewokin, G Marshall Lyon, Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, Alan H B Wu, Ellis Tobin, M Hong Nguyen and Angela M Caliendo.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 6331 words.

Abstract

Background

Blood cultures are approximately 50% sensitive for diagnosing invasive candidiasis. The...

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