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A bacteriological study of hospital beds before and after disinfection with phenolic disinfectant
In hospitals, one of the ways to control microbial contamination is by disinfecting the furniture used by patients. This study's main objective was to evaluate the microbiological condition of hospital mattresses before ...
Laboratory evaluation of a dual rapid immunodiagnostic test for HIV and syphilis infection
(American Society for Microbiology, 2014)
New dual tests for HIV and syphilis have been developed. Our study aimed to evaluate the laboratory performance of a dual rapid immunodiagnostic test for HIV and syphilis. Our evaluation showed high performance of this ...
Bedside diagnostics in dermatology: Viral, bacterial, and fungal infections
Viral, bacterial, and fungal infections are frequently encountered in clinical practice, resulting in numerous cutaneous manifestations. Although diagnosis of these infections has changed over time because of technological ...
Comparison of conventional PCR, quantitative PCR, bacteriological culture and the Warthin Starry technique to detect Leptospira spp. in kidney and liver samples from naturally infected sheep from Brazil
(Elsevier B.V., 2012-09-01)
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease of worldwide importance. The development of diagnostic techniques allows sick animals to be identified, reservoirs to be eliminated and the disease prevented and controlled. The present ...
Microscopic Observation Drug Susceptibility Assay for Rapid Diagnosis of Lymph Node Tuberculosis and Detection of Drug Resistance
(American Society for Microbiology, 2015)
In this study, 132 patients with lymphadenopathy were investigated. Fifty-two (39.4%) were diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB). The microscopic observation drug susceptibility (MODS) assay provided rapid (13 days), accurate ...
Detection Of Salmonella Spp. By Conventional Bacteriology And By Quantitative Polymerase-chain Reaction In Commercial Egg Structures
(Fundacao APINCO de Ciencia e Tecnologia Avicolas, 2016)