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"B. hinzii". Pneumococcal Resistance to Antimicrobial Agents in the. Province of Quebec, Canada. Imipenem Stability in a Predried Susceptibility Panel.


October 1994

No. 10

MINIREVIEW Vibrio cholerae 0139 Bengal

M. John Albert


A. Jawad, P. M. Hawkey, J. Heritage, and A. M. Snelling


T. J. Falla, D. W. M. Crook, L. N. Brophy, D. Maskell, J. S. Kroll, and E. R. Moxon Constance Schultsz, Giel J. Pool, Ruud van Ketel, Bob de Wever, Peter Speelman, and Jacob Dankert Brian D. Plikaytis, Patricia F. Holder, Lorna B. Pais, Susan E. Maslanka, Linda L. Gheesling, and George M. Carlone James H. Jorgensen, Jana M. Swenson, Fred C. Tenover, Mary Jane Ferraro, Janet A. Hindler, and Patrick R. Murray Jurgen Franke, Sylvia Franke, Herbert Schmidt, Andreas Schwarzkopf, Lothar H. Wieler, Georg Baljer, Lothar Beutin, and Helge Karch Thomas W. Huber and J. Scott Thomas Rexford D. Lord, Veronica R. Lord, Jan G. Humphreys, and Robert G. McLean D. S. Blanc, C. Lugeon, A. Wenger, H. H. Siegrist, and P. Francioli Francisco L. Sapico, Denise Reeves, Hannah M. Wexler, Jane Duncan, Kenneth H. Wilson, and Sydney M. Finegold John F. Kokai-Kun, J. Glenn Songer, John R. Czeczulin, Futai Chen, and Bruce A. McClane Anders Backman, Bo Johansson, and Per Olcen Ernesto G. Scerpella, John J. Mathewson, Herbert L. DuPont, Salma K. Marani, and Charles D.


BACTERIOLOGY Description of Leeds Acinetobacter Medium, a New Selective and Differential Medium for Isolation of Clinically Important Acinetobacter spp., and Comparison with Herellea Agar and Holton's Agar PCR for Capsular Typing of Haemophilus influenzae Detection of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in Stool Samples by Using Nonradioactively Labeled Oligonucleotide DNA Probes and PCR

Determination of Parallelism and Nonparallelism in Bioassay Dilution Curves

Development of Interpretive Criteria and Quality Control Limits for Broth Microdilution and Disk Diffusion Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Streptococcus pneumonwae Nucleotide Sequence Analysis of Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) Adherence Factor Probe and Development of PCR for Rapid Detection of EPEC Harboring Virulence Plasmids Detection of Resistance Due to Inducible I-Lactamase in Enterobacter aerogenes and Enterobacter cloacae Distribution of Borrelia burgdorferi in Host Mice in

Pennsylvania Quantitative Antibiogram Typing Using Inhibition Zone Diameters Compared with Ribotyping for Epidemiological Typing of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Preliminary Study Using Species-Specific Oligonucleotide Probe for rRNA of Bilophila wadsworthia

Comparison of Western Immunoblots and Gene Detection Assays for Identification of Potentially Enterotoxigenic Isolates of Clostridium perfringens Nested PCR Optimized for Detection of BordeteUa pertussis in Clinical Nasopharyngeal Samples Shigella sonnei Strains Isolated from U.S. Summer Students in Guadalajara, Mexico, from 1986 to 1992





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Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibilities of Adherent Bacteria by a Method That Incorporates Guidelines of the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards Bacteremia Caused by a Novel BordeteUla Species, "B. hinzii"

Pneumococcal Resistance to Antimicrobial Agents in the Province of Quebec, Canada Imipenem Stability in a Predried Susceptibility Panel

Evaluation of BBL Crystal MRSA ID System Detection of Campylobacter upsaliensis from a Blood Culture by Using the BacT/Alert System

Discriminatory Genomic Fingerprinting of Legionella pneumophila by Pulsed-Field Electrophoresis Clonal Outbreaks of Extended-Spectrum 13-Lactamase-Producing Strains of Kiebsiella pneumoniae Demonstrated by Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing, jl-Lactamase Typing, and Multilocus Enzyme Electrophoresis

G. Domingue, B. Ellis, M. Dasgupta, and J. W. Costerton


B. T. Cookson, P. Vandamme, L. C. Carlson, A. M. Larson, J. V. L. Sheffield, K. Kersters, and D. H. Spach Louise P. Jette, Louise Ringuette, Andre Dascal, Jean-Rock Lapointe, and Pierre Turgeon Jennifer S. Daly, Barbara A. Deluca, Susan R. Hebert, Rosemary A. Dodge, and Don T. Soja Cynthia C. Knapp, Margaret D. Ludwig, and John A. Washington Amy M. Carnahan, Joyce Beadling, Donna Watsky, and Nancy Ford W. M. Johnson, K. Bernard, T. J. Marrie, and S. D. Tyler M. Nouvellon, J.-L. Pons, D. Sirot, M.-L. Combe, and J.-F. Lemeland


M. Domeika, M. Bassiri, and P.-A. Mardh K. H. Wong, Stephen K. Skelton, and H. Daugharty


James B. Mahony, Kathleen E. Luinstra, John W. Sellors, Laura Pickard, Sylvia Chong, Dan Jang, and Max A. Chernesky Julius Schachter, Walter E. Stamm, Thomas C. Quinn, William W. Andrews, John D. Burczak, and Helen H. Lee M. Maass and K. Dalhoff



Yvette S. McCarter and Ann Robinson


Gary V. Doem and Judith A. Westerling




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CHIAMYDIOLOGY AND RICKETTSIOLOGY Diagnosis of Genital Chlamydia trachomatis Infections in Asymptomatic Males by Testing Urine by PCR Utility of Complement Fixation and Microimmunofluorescence Assays for Detecting Serologic Responses in Patients with Clinically Diagnosed Psittacosis Role of Confirmatory PCRs in Determining Performance of Chlamydia Amplicor PCR with Endocervical Specimens from Women with a Low Prevalence of Infection

Ligase Chain Reaction To Detect Chlamydia trachomatis Infection of the Cervix Comparison of Sample Preparation Methods for Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid by




MYCOBACTERIOLOGY AND AEROBIC ACTINOMYCETES Detection of Acid-Fast Bacilli in Concentrated Primary Specimen Smears Stained with Rhodamine-Auramine at Room Temperature and at 37°C Optimum Recovery of Mycobacterium avium Complex from Blood Specimens of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Positive Patients by Using Small Volumes of Isolator Concentrate Inoculated into BACTEC 12B Bottles

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MYCOLOGY Molecular Typing of Cryptococcus neoformans Serotype D Clinical Isolates Monoclonal Antibody Capture Enzyme Immunoassay for Detection of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis Antibodies in Paracoccidioidomycosis Ribosomal DNA Internal Transcribed Spacer Analysis Supports Synonomy of Scedosporium inflotum and Lomentospora prolificans Comparative Study of Broth Macrodilution and Microdilution Techniques for In Vitro Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of Yeasts by Using the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards' Proposed Standard Monitoring Spread of Malassezia Infections in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit by PCR-Mediated Genetic Typing

Frangoise Dromer, Ashok Varma,

Olivier Ronin, Simone Mathoulin, and Bertrand Dupont Z. P. Camargo, J.-L. Gesztesi, E. C. 0. Saraiva, C. P. Taborda, A. P. Vicentini, and J. D. Lopes P. A. Lennon, C. R. Cooper, Jr., I. F. Salkin, and S. B. Lee


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Francesco Barchiesi, Arnaldo L. Colombo, Deanna A. McGough, and Michael G. Rinaldi


Alex van Belkum, Teun Boekhout, and Ron Bosboom


Lisette van Etten, Claudia C. Folman, Teunis A. Eggelte, Peter G. Kremsner, and Andre M. Deelder Fethi Tebourski, Amel El Gaied, Hechmi Louzir, Riadh Ben Ismail, Ridha Kammoun, and Koussay


PARASITOLOGY Rapid Diagnosis of Schistosomiasis by Antigen Detection in Urine with a Reagent Strip

Identification of an Immunodominant 32-Kilodalton Membrane Protein of Leishmania donovani infantum Promastigotes Suitable for Specific Diagnosis of Mediterranean Visceral Leishmaniasis Plasmodium vivar Ookinetes in Human Peripheral Blood

Dellagi Betty A. Hummert



VIROLOGY Transmission of the Human Polyomavirus JC Virus Occurs both within the Family and Outside the Family

Development and Application of an Enzyme Immunoassay for Coronavirus OC43 Antibody in Acute Respiratory Illness

Identification of Human Herpesvirus 6 variants A and B by Amplimer Hybridization with Variant-Specific Oligonucleotides and Amplification with Variant-Specific Primers Sensitivities of Radioimmunoprecipitation Assay and PCR for Detection of Human T-Lymphotropic Type H Infection High Doses of Purified Influenza A Virus Hemagglutinin Significantly Augment Serum and Nasal Secretion Antibody Responses in Healthy Young Adults

Tadaichi Kitamura, Tsuyoshi Kunitake, Jing Guo, Takashi Tominaga, Kazuki Kawabe, and Yoshiaki Yogo E. Patricia Gill, Edward A. Dominguez, Stephen B. Greenberg, Robert L. Atmar, Brenda G. Hogue, Barbara D. Baxter, and Robert B. Couch Jean-Thierry Aubin, Laurent Poirel, Catherine Robert, Jean-Marie Huraux, and Henri Agut Dana Gallo, Larry M. Penning, Janice L. Diggs, and Carl V.






Wendy A. Keitel, Robert B. Couch, Thomas R. Cate, Kenneth R. Hess, Barbara Baxter, John M. Quarles, Robert L. Atmar, and Howard R. Six


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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Core Serotypes in Chronic HCV Infection

Multicenter Evaluation of a Fully Automated Screening Test, VIDAS HIV 1+2, for Antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 and 2

Comparison of Heparin and EDTA Transport Tubes for Detection of Cytomegalovirus in Leukocytes by Shell Vial Assay, pp65 Antigenemia Assay, and PCR Diagnosis of Enteroviral Meningitis by Using PCR with a Colorimetric Microwell Detection Assay

Rapid and Sensitive Method for Detection of Hepatitis C Virus RNA by Using Silica Particles Evaluation of a New Reagent for Anti-Cytomegalovirus and Anti-Epstein-Barr Virus Immunoglobulin G Performance of Third-Generation Confirmatory Tests for Detection of Antibody to Hepatitis C Virus Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)-Specific In Vitro Antibody Secretion by Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes: Correlation with Progression of Disease and HCV RNA in HCV Antibody-Positive Patients

Survey of Rotavirus G and P Types Associated with Human Gastroenteritis in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 1986 to 1992

CLINICAL VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY Flavobacterium meningosepticum, a Pathogen in Birds

Brucela melitensis Cell Envelope Protein and Lipopolysaccharide Epitopes Involved in Humoral Immune Responses of Naturally and Experimentally Infected Sheep Reverse Transcriptase-PCR Assay for Detection of Hog Cholera Virus

Equine Rotaviruses with G14 Serotype Specificity Circulate among Venezuelan Horses

Mario U. Mondelli, Antonella Cerino, Fulvia Bono, Agostino Cividini, Anna Maccabruni, Maurizio Aric6, Antonello Malfitano, Giorgio Barbarini, Valter Piazza, Lorenzo Minoli, and Enrico Silini J. M. Azevedo-Pereira, M. H. Lourenco, F. Barin, R. Cisterna, F. Denis, P. Moncharmont, R. Grillo, and M. 0. Santos-Ferreira Gregory A. Storch, Monique Gaudreault-Keener, and Patricia C. Welby Harley A. Rotbart, Mark H. Sawyer, Samantha Fast, Carol Lewinski, Neva Murphy, Enid F. Keyser, Joanne Spadoro, Shaw-Yi Kao, and Michael Loeffelholz Ramsey C. Cheung, Suzanne M.



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Matsui, and Harry B. Greenberg Jos6 Gutierrez, Maria del Carmen


Maroto, and Gonzalo Piedrola R. K. Chaudhary and H. Jacobsen


Jacques Ducos, Anne-Marie Bianchi-Mondain, Mariel Francois, Marc Boisset, Jean-Pierre Vendrell, Francis Barin, Arlette Serre, and Dominique Larrey Maria do Carmo S. T. Timenetsky, Norma Santos, and Vera Gouvea


M. Vancanneyt, P. Segers, L. Hauben, J. Hommez, L. A. Devriese, B. Hoste, P. Vandamme, and K. Kersters Michel S. Zygmunt, Axel




Cloeckaert, and Gerard Dubray Martha Harding, Cyril Lutze-Wallace, Isabelle Prud'homme, Xiaohui Zhong, and Jerzy Rola Max Ciarlet, Felipe Reggeti, Carmen I. Pinla, and Ferdinando Liprandi



EPIDEMIOLOGY Genomic Fingerprinting of Mycobacterium bovis from Cattle by Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis

Genetic Variation in Staphylococcus aureus Coagulase Genes: Potential and Limits for Use as Epidemiological Marker

R. A. Skuce, D. Brittain, M. S. Hughes, L.-A. Beck, and S. D. Neill Andreas Schwarzkopf and Helge Karch

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Characterization of PCR-Ribotyping for Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) cepacia

Use of Various Genetic Markers in Differentiation of Mycobacterium bovis Strains from Animals and Humans and for Studying Epidemiology of Bovine Tuberculosis Molecular Epidemiology of KiebsieUla pneumoniae Strains That Produce SHV-4 3-Lactamase and Which Were Isolated in 14 French Hospitals

Sue E. Dasen, John J. LiPuma, Jay R. Kostman, and Terrence L. Stull Dick van Soolingen, Petra E. W. de Haas, Jan Haagsma, Tony Eger, Peter W. M. Hermans, V. Ritacco, A. Alito, and Jan D. A. van Embden Guillaume Arlet, Martine Rouveau, Isabelle Casin, Philippe J. M. Bouvet, Philippe H. Lagrange, and Alain Philippon

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Use of API NH System for Identification of Moraxella catarrhalis Fecal Lactoferrin as a Marker of Fecal Leukocytes

Use of Selective Media for Isolating Corynebacterium

urealyticum from Urine Specimens Proper Combination for Akaligenes xylosoxidans subsp.

V. Peiris, C. Bennett, and S. Norris Teresa Quiroga, Patricia Garcia, Manuela Goycoolea, Marcela Potin, Luis Rodriguez, and Pablo Vial Francisco Soriano, Javier Zapardiel, and Carmen Ponte Paul C. Schreckenberger



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xylosoxidans Aeromonas caviae Exhibits Aggregative Adherence to HEp-2


Jonathan P. Thornley, Adrian Eley, and Jonathan G. Shaw


ERRATA Coamplified Positive Control Detects Inhibition of Polymerase Chain Reactions Human Herpesvirus 6 DNA in Peripheral Blood Cells and Saliva from Immunocompetent Individuals

Richard W. Cone, Ann C. Hobson, and Meei-Li Huang Richard W. Cone, Meei-Li Huang, Rhoda Ashley, and Lawrence Corey

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