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Volume 52(7);  July 2014

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Photo Quiz

Photo Quiz: An Unwelcome Passenger in a 17-Month-Old Male
Camille L. A. Hamula, Deanna C. Fang, Marc Roger Couturier
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2289. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00280-13
Answer to July 2014 Photo Quiz
Camille L. A. Hamula, Deanna C. Fang, Marc Roger Couturier
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2747. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00486-13


Bioterrorism: a Laboratory Who Does It?
David W. Craft, Philip A. Lee, Marie-Claire Rowlinson
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2290–2298. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00359-14


Comparison of FecalSwab and ESwab Devices for Storage and Transportation of Diarrheagenic Bacteria
Jari J. Hirvonen, Suvi-Sirkku Kaukoranta
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2334–2339. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00539-14
Mechanical Homogenization Increases Bacterial Homogeneity in Sputum
Joshua R. Stokell, Ammad Khan, Todd R. Steck
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2340–2345. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00487-14
Isolation and Identification of an Enterobacter cloacae Strain Producing a Novel Subtype of Shiga Toxin Type 1
William S. Probert, Cassandra McQuaid, Kimmi Schrader
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2346–2351. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00338-14
CarbAcineto NP Test for Rapid Detection of Carbapenemase-Producing Acinetobacter spp.
Laurent Dortet, Laurent Poirel, Caroline Errera, Patrice Nordmann
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2359–2364. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00594-14
Shana R. Leopold, Richard V. Goering, Anika Witten, Dag Harmsen, Alexander Mellmann
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2365–2370. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00262-14
Bruker Biotyper Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry System for Identification of Nocardia, Rhodococcus, Kocuria, Gordonia, Tsukamurella, and Listeria Species
Po-Ren Hsueh, Tai-Fen Lee, Shin-Hei Du, Shih-Hua Teng, Chun-Hsing Liao, Wang-Hui Sheng, Lee-Jene Teng
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2371–2379. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00456-14
Molecular Test Based on Isothermal Helicase-Dependent Amplification for Detection of the Clostridium difficile Toxin A Gene
Catherine Eckert, Eleonore Holscher, Amandine Petit, Valérie Lalande, Frédéric Barbut
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2386–2389. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00353-14
Mycoplasma genitalium Infection Is Associated with Microscopic Signs of Cervical Inflammation in Liquid Cytology Specimens
Patricia M. Dehon, Chris L. McGowin
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2398–2405. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00159-14
Prevalence and Duration of Asymptomatic Clostridium difficile Carriage among Healthy Subjects in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Alison L. Galdys, Jemma S. Nelson, Kathleen A. Shutt, Jessica L. Schlackman, Diana L. Pakstis, A. William Pasculle, Jane W. Marsh, Lee H. Harrison, Scott R. Curry
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2406–2409. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00222-14
Pediatric Multicenter Evaluation of the Verigene Gram-Negative Blood Culture Test for Rapid Detection of Inpatient Bacteremia Involving Gram-Negative Organisms, Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases, and Carbapenemases
K. V. Sullivan, B. Deburger, S. S. Roundtree, C. A. Ventrola, D. L. Blecker-Shelly, J. E. Mortensen
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2416–2421. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00737-14
Rearrangement of a Large Novel Pseudomonas aeruginosa Gene Island in Strains Isolated from a Patient Developing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
G. Singh, R. Srinivasan, J. Cheng, Z. Peng, K. Fujimura, M. S. Baek, A. R. Panzer, S. G. Tringe, F. Chen, R. Sorek, L. Weng, J. Bristow, J. P. Wiener-Kronish, S. V. Lynch
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2430–2438. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01626-13
Development and Application of a Multilocus Sequence Typing Scheme for Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus
J. Dumke, D. Hinse, T. Vollmer, C. Knabbe, J. Dreier
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2472–2478. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03329-13
Evaluation of Curetis Unyvero, a Multiplex PCR-Based Testing System, for Rapid Detection of Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance and Impact of the Assay on Management of Severe Nosocomial Pneumonia
Wafaa Jamal, Ebtehal Al Roomi, Lubna R. AbdulAziz, Vincent O. Rotimi
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2487–2492. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00325-14
Use of Imipenem To Detect KPC, NDM, OXA, IMP, and VIM Carbapenemase Activity from Gram-Negative Rods in 75 Minutes Using Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
M. V. Kulkarni, A. N. Zurita, J. S. Pyka, T. S. Murray, M. E. Hodsdon, D. R. Peaper
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2500–2505. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00547-14
Evaluation of Three Rapid Diagnostic Methods for Direct Identification of Microorganisms in Positive Blood Cultures
Raquel M. Martinez, Elizabeth R. Bauerle, Ferric C. Fang, Susan M. Butler-Wu
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2521–2529. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00529-14
Expansion and Evolution of a Virulent, Extensively Drug-Resistant (Polymyxin B-Resistant), QnrS1-, CTX-M-2-, and KPC-2-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST11 International High-Risk Clone
Leonardo Neves Andrade, Lúcia Vitali, Gilberto Gambero Gaspar, Fernando Bellissimo-Rodrigues, Roberto Martinez, Ana Lúcia Costa Darini
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2530–2535. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00088-14
Detection and Measurement of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin-Like K (SEl-K) Secretion by Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Isolates
Jorge L. Aguilar, Avanish K. Varshney, Xiaobo Wang, Lindsay Stanford, Matthew Scharff, Bettina C. Fries
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2536–2543. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00387-14
Emergence and Prevalence of Non-H2S-Producing Salmonella enterica Serovar Senftenberg Isolates Belonging to Novel Sequence Type 1751 in China
Shengjie Yi, Jing Xie, Nan Liu, Peng Li, Xuebin Xu, Hao Li, Jichao Sun, Jian Wang, Beibei Liang, Chaojie Yang, Xu Wang, Rongzhang Hao, Ligui Wang, Zhihao Wu, Jianmin Zhang, Yong Wang, Liuyu Huang, Yansong Sun, John D. Klena, Jianghong Meng, Shaofu Qiu, Hongbin Song
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2557–2565. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00377-14
Microbial Profiling of Combat Wound Infection through Detection Microarray and Next-Generation Sequencing
Nicholas A. Be, Jonathan E. Allen, Trevor S. Brown, Shea N. Gardner, Kevin S. McLoughlin, Jonathan A. Forsberg, Benjamin C. Kirkup, Brett A. Chromy, Paul A. Luciw, Eric A. Elster, Crystal J. Jaing
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2583–2594. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00556-14
Prevalence and Detection of Mixed-Population Enterococcal Bacteremia
Ana María Cárdenas, Kathleen A. Andreacchio, Paul H. Edelstein
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2604–2608. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00802-14
Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Can Accurately Differentiate Aeromonas dhakensis from A. hydrophila, A. caviae, and A. veronii
Po-Lin Chen, Tai-Fen Lee, Chi-Jung Wu, Shih-Hua Teng, Lee-Jene Teng, Wen-Chien Ko, Po-Ren Hsueh
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2625–2628. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01025-14
Determination of Disk Diffusion and MIC Quality Control Guidelines for GSK2140944, a Novel Bacterial Type II Topoisomerase Inhibitor Antimicrobial Agent
James E. Ross, Nicole E. Scangarella-Oman, Robert K. Flamm, Ronald N. Jones
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2629–2632. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00656-14
Novel Selective Medium for Isolation of Staphylococcus lugdunensis from Wound Specimens
Pak-Leung Ho, Sammy Man-Him Leung, Herman Tse, Kin-Hung Chow, Vincent Chi-Chung Cheng, Tak-Lun Que
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2633–2636. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00706-14
Suzane Silbert, Carly Kubasek, Dominic Uy, Raymond Widen
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2641–2643. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00315-14
Usefulness of Pneumotest-Latex for Direct Serotyping of Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolates in Clinical Samples
Alicja Kuch, Agnieszka Gołȩbiewska, Izabela Waśko, Patrycja Ronkiewicz, Marlena Markowska, Waleria Hryniewicz, Anna Skoczyńska
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2647–2649. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00451-14
Incidence of Extended-Spectrum-β-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates That Test Susceptible to Cephalosporins and Aztreonam by the Revised CLSI Breakpoints
Carla S. McWilliams, Susan Condon, Rebecca M. Schwartz, Christine C. Ginocchio
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2653–2655. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03613-13
Comparison of Rates of Positivity for Bordetella pertussis by Real-Time PCR between Specimens Collected with Rayon Swabs on Aluminum Wire Shaft in Amies Gel with Charcoal and Specimens Collected with Flocked Swabs in Universal Viral Transport Medium during an Epidemic
Sophie Arbefeville, Patricia Ferrieri
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2656–2658. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01070-14
Predicted Configurations of Oligosaccharide Extensions in the Lipooligosaccharide of Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae Isolates
Kirk W. McCrea, Jingping Xie, Deborah Daniel, Justin Theophilus Ulrich-Lewis, Lixin Zhang
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2659–2661. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01113-14
Comparative Evaluation of the Diagenode Multiplex PCR Assay on the BD Max System versus a Routine In-House Assay for Detection of Bordetella pertussis
Juliet Kenicer, Alison Hardie, Fiona Hamilton, Naomi Gadsby, Kate Templeton
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2668–2670. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00212-14
Laboratory Evaluation of the BD MAX MRSA Assay
Raymond Widen, Vicki Healer, Suzane Silbert
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2686–2688. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00237-14
Multiplex PCR Assay for Identification of Six Different Staphylococcus spp. and Simultaneous Detection of Methicillin and Mupirocin Resistance
E. Campos-Peña, E. Martín-Nuñez, G. Pulido-Reyes, J. Martín-Padrón, E. Caro-Carrillo, J. Donate-Correa, I. Lorenzo-Castrillejo, J. Alcoba-Flórez, F. Machín, S. Méndez-Alvarez
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2698–2701. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00918-14

Chlamydiology and Rickettsiology

Sam Ratnam, Dan Jang, Jodi Gilchrist, Marek Smieja, Andre Poirier, Todd Hatchette, Jean-Frederic Flandin, Max Chernesky
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2299–2304. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03549-13
Max Chernesky, Dan Jang, Jodi Gilchrist, Todd Hatchette, André Poirier, Jean-Frederic Flandin, Marek Smieja, Sam Ratnam
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2305–2310. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03552-13

Mycobacteriology and Aerobic Actinomycetes

Thomas A. Kohl, Roland Diel, Dag Harmsen, Jörg Rothgänger, Karen Meywald Walter, Matthias Merker, Thomas Weniger, Stefan Niemann
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2479–2486. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00567-14
Multicenter Feasibility Study To Assess External Quality Assessment Panels for Xpert MTB/RIF Assay in South Africa
Lesley Scott, Heidi Albert, Chris Gilpin, Heather Alexander, Kyle DeGruy, Wendy Stevens
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2493–2499. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03533-13
Utility of rpoB Gene Sequencing for Identification of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in the Netherlands
Rina de Zwaan, Jakko van Ingen, Dick van Soolingen
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2544–2551. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00233-14
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains of the Modern Sublineage of the Beijing Family Are More Likely To Display Increased Virulence than Strains of the Ancient Sublineage
Simone C. M. Ribeiro, Lia Lima Gomes, Eduardo P. Amaral, Marcelle R. M. Andrade, Fabricio M. Almeida, Andreza L. Rezende, Verônica R. Lanes, Eulógio C. Q. Carvalho, Philip N. Suffys, Igor Mokrousov, Elena B. Lasunskaia
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2615–2624. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00498-14
Development and Clinical Evaluation of sdaA Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with an Approach To Prevent Carryover Contamination
Manoj Nimesh, Deepali Joon, Mandira Varma-Basil, Daman Saluja
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2662–2664. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00907-14
Lowenstein-Jensen Selective Medium for Reducing Contamination in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Culture
Kennedy Kassaza, Patrick Orikiriza, Augusto Llosa, Joel Bazira, Dan Nyehangane, Anne-Laure Page, Yap Boum, II
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2671–2673. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00749-14
Extremes of Age Are Associated with Indeterminate QuantiFERON-TB Gold Assay Results
Marc Tebruegge, Hans de Graaf, Priya Sukhtankar, Paul Elkington, Ben Marshall, Helmut Schuster, Sanjay Patel, Saul N. Faust
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2694–2697. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00814-14


Use and Limits of (1-3)-β-d-Glucan Assay (Fungitell), Compared to Galactomannan Determination (Platelia Aspergillus), for Diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis
Annie Sulahian, Raphael Porcher, Anne Bergeron, Sophie Touratier, Emmanuel Raffoux, Jean Menotti, Francis Derouin, Patricia Ribaud
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2328–2333. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03567-13
Clinical, Morphological, and Molecular Characterization of Penicillium canis sp. nov., Isolated from a Dog with Osteomyelitis
Daniel K. Langlois, Deanna A. Sutton, Cheryl L. Swenson, Chris J. Bailey, Nathan P. Wiederhold, Nathan C. Nelson, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Brian L. Wickes, Stephanie French, Jianmin Fu, Paulo Vilar-Saavedra, Stephen W. Peterson
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2447–2453. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03602-13
Diagnostic Usefulness of Differential Time to Positivity for Catheter-Related Candidemia
Ki-Ho Park, Mi Suk Lee, Sang-Oh Lee, Sang-Ho Choi, Heungsup Sung, Mi-Na Kim, Yang Soo Kim, Jun Hee Woo, Sung-Han Kim
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2566–2572. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00605-14
Accuracy of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Identification of Clinical Pathogenic Fungi: a Meta-Analysis
Huazhi Ling, Zhijie Yuan, Jilu Shen, Zhongxin Wang, Yuanhong Xu
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2573–2582. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00700-14
Set of Classical PCRs for Detection of Mutations in Candida glabrata FKS Genes Linked with Echinocandin Resistance
Catiana Dudiuk, Soledad Gamarra, Florencia Leonardeli, Cristina Jimenez-Ortigosa, Roxana G. Vitale, Javier Afeltra, David S. Perlin, Guillermo Garcia-Effron
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2609–2614. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01038-14


High Applicability of a Novel Method for gp60-Based Subtyping of Cryptosporidium meleagridis
Christen Rune Stensvold, Jessica Beser, Charlotte Axén, Marianne Lebbad
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2311–2319. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00598-14
Comparative Evaluation of 11 Commercialized Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Detecting Trypanosoma cruzi Antibodies in Serum Banks in Areas of Endemicity and Nonendemicity
Claudia L. Sánchez-Camargo, Pedro Albajar-Viñas, Patricia P. Wilkins, Javier Nieto, David A. Leiby, Luc Paris, Karenina Scollo, Carolina Flórez, Carmen Guzmán-Bracho, Alejandro O. Luquetti, Nidia Calvo, Kenji Tadokoro, Amadeo Saez-Alquezar, Pedro Pablo Palma, Miguel Martin, Laurence Flevaud
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2506–2512. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00144-14
Description of Dientamoeba fragilis Cyst and Precystic Forms from Human Samples
D. Stark, L. S. Garcia, J. L. N. Barratt, O. Phillips, T. Roberts, D. Marriott, J. Harkness, J. T. Ellis
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2680–2683. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00813-14


Validation of an Oligonucleotide Ligation Assay for Quantification of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Drug-Resistant Mutants by Use of Massively Parallel Sequencing
Ingrid A. Beck, Wenjie Deng, Rachel Payant, Robert Hall, Roger E. Bumgarner, James I. Mullins, Lisa M. Frenkel
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2320–2327. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00306-14
Norovirus GII.4 Detection in Environmental Samples from Patient Rooms during Nosocomial Outbreaks
Nancy P. Nenonen, Charles Hannoun, Lennart Svensson, Kjell Torén, Lars-Magnus Andersson, Johan Westin, Tomas Bergström
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2352–2358. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00266-14
Improved Molecular Typing Assay for Rhinovirus Species A, B, and C
Yury A. Bochkov, Kristine Grindle, Fue Vang, Michael D. Evans, James E. Gern
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2461–2471. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00075-14
Detection of Herpesviridae in Whole Blood by Multiplex PCR DNA-Based Microarray Analysis after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
France Debaugnies, Laurent Busson, Alina Ferster, Philippe Lewalle, Nadira Azzi, Mickael Aoun, Godelieve Verhaegen, Bhavna Mahadeb, Jérôme de Marchin, Olivier Vandenberg, Marie Hallin
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2552–2556. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00061-14
Performance of the OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test for Screening Exposed Patients in a Hepatitis C Outbreak Investigation
Fengxiang Gao, Elizabeth A. Talbot, Carol H. Loring, Jill J. Power, Jodie Dionne-Odom, Sharon Alroy-Preis, Patricia Jackson, Christine L. Bean
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2650–2652. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00132-14
Viral Load Detection Using Dried Blood Spots in a Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Children in Uganda: Correlations with Clinical and Immunological Criteria for Treatment Failure
Paola Costenaro, Rebecca Lundin, Maria Raffaella Petrara, Martina Penazzato, William Massavon, Susan Kizito, Sandra Monica Nabachwa, Maria Nannyonga Musoke, Charles Namisi, Erika Morelli, Davide Bilardi, Antonio Mazza, Marisa Zanchetta, Carlo Giaquinto, Anita De Rossi
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2665–2667. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00961-14
Real-Time Detection of HIV-2 by Reverse Transcription–Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification
Kelly A. Curtis, Philip L. Niedzwiedz, Ae S. Youngpairoj, Donna L. Rudolph, S. Michele Owen
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2674–2676. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00935-14
Evaluation of the Bio-Rad Geenius HIV 1/2 Assay as an Alternative to the INNO-LIA HIV 1/2 Assay for Confirmation of HIV Infection
Orna Mor, Fernando Mileguir, Michal Michaeli, Itzchak Levy, Ella Mendelson
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2677–2679. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01184-14
Adoption of Lean Principles in a High-Volume Molecular Diagnostic Microbiology Laboratory
P. Shawn Mitchell, Jayawant N. Mandrekar, Joseph D. C. Yao
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2689–2693. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00430-14

Clinical Veterinary Microbiology

Janine T. Bossé, Yanwen Li, Øystein Angen, Lucy A. Weinert, Roy R. Chaudhuri, Matthew T. Holden, Susanna M. Williamson, Duncan J. Maskell, Alexander W. Tucker, Brendan W. Wren, Andrew N. Rycroft, Paul R. Langford
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2380–2385. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00685-14
Retrospective Study of Etiologic Agents Associated with Nonsuppurative Meningoencephalitis in Stranded Cetaceans in the Canary Islands
Eva Sierra, Susan Sánchez, Jeremiah T. Saliki, Uriel Blas-Machado, Manuel Arbelo, Daniele Zucca, Antonio Fernández
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2390–2397. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02906-13
In Vitro Susceptibility of Equine-Obtained Isolates of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis to Gallium Maltolate and 20 Other Antimicrobial Agents
T. E. Norman, M. Batista, S. D. Lawhon, S. Zhang, K. R. Kuskie, A. K. Swinford, L. R. Bernstein, N. D. Cohen
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2684–2685. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01252-14


Validation of a Microbead-Based Format for Spoligotyping of Legionella pneumophila
Michel Kiréopori Gomgnimbou, Christophe Ginevra, Caroline Peron-Cane, Margaux Versapuech, Guislaine Refrégier, Nathalie Jacotin, Christophe Sola, Sophie Jarraud
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2410–2415. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00219-14
Nicola M. Zetola, Sanghyuk S. Shin, Kefentse A. Tumedi, Keletso Moeti, Ronald Ncube, Mark Nicol, Ronald G. Collman, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Chawangwa Modongo
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2422–2429. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02489-13
Emergence of New CMRSA7/USA400 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus spa Types in Alberta, Canada, from 2005 to 2012
Vincent Li, Linda Chui, Kimberley Simmonds, Thuha Nguyen, George R. Golding, Wadieh Yacoub, Christina Ferrato, Marie Louie
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2439–2446. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00505-14
Next-Generation Sequencing for Typing and Detection of Resistance Genes: Performance of a New Commercial Method during an Outbreak of Extended-Spectrum-Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli
J. Veenemans, I. T. Overdevest, E. Snelders, I. Willemsen, Y. Hendriks, A. Adesokan, G. Doran, S. Bruso, A. Rolfe, A. Pettersson, J. A. J. W. Kluytmans
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2454–2460. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00313-14
Prospective Cross-Sectional Evaluation of the Small Membrane Filtration Method for Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Edward Jones-López, Yukari C. Manabe, Moises Palaci, Carol Kayiza, Derek Armstrong, Lydia Nakiyingi, Willy Ssengooba, Mary Gaeddert, Rachel Kubiak, Pedro Almeida Júnior, David Alland, Reynaldo Dietze, Moses Joloba, Jerrold J. Ellner, Susan E. Dorman
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2513–2520. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00642-14
Diarrhea Burden Due to Natural Infection with Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in a Birth Cohort in a Rural Egyptian Community
A. Mansour, H. I. Shaheen, M. Amine, K. Hassan, J. W. Sanders, M. S. Riddle, A. W. Armstrong, A. M. Svennerholm, P. J. Sebeny, J. D. Klena, S. Y. N. Young, R. W. Frenck
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2595–2603. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00215-14
Molecular Epidemiology and Identification of a Staphylococcus aureus Clone Causing Food Poisoning Outbreaks in Japan
Yusuke Sato'o, Katsuhiko Omoe, Ikunori Naito, Hisaya K. Ono, Akio Nakane, Motoyuki Sugai, Norio Yamagishi, Dong-Liang Hu
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2637–2640. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00661-14
Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli Isolates Obtained in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, from 2002 to 2013
Christiane Gaudreau, France Boucher, Huguette Gilbert, Sadjia Bekal
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2644–2646. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00362-14

Case Reports

Cross-Infection of Solid Organ Transplant Recipients by a Multidrug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolate Producing the OXA-48 Carbapenemase, Likely Derived from a Multiorgan Donor
Tommaso Giani, Viola Conte, Salvatore Mandalà, Marco Maria D'Andrea, Francesco Luzzaro, Pier Giulio Conaldi, Paolo Grossi, Gian Maria Rossolini
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2702–2705. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00511-14
Mycobacterium arupense Flexor Tenosynovitis: Case Report and Review of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profiles for 40 Clinical Isolates
Elena Beam, Shawn Vasoo, Patricia J. Simner, Marco Rizzo, Erin L. Mason, Randall C. Walker, Sharon M. Deml, Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, Richard J. Wallace, Jr., Nancy L. Wengenack, Irene G. Sia
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2706–2708. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00277-14
Breakthrough Invasive Candida glabrata in Patients on Micafungin: a Novel FKS Gene Conversion Correlated with Sequential Elevation of MIC
Takeshi Saraya, Koichi Tanabe, Koji Araki, Shota Yonetani, Hiroshi Makino, Takayasu Watanabe, Naoki Tsujimoto, Saori Takata, Daisuke Kurai, Haruyuki Ishii, Yoshitsugu Miyazaki, Hajime Takizawa, Hajime Goto
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2709–2712. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03593-13
First Human Case of Fastidiosipila sanguinis Infection
Clémence Beauruelle, Hervé Le Bars, Laurence Pougnet, Ludovic Lesecq, Philippe Buisson, Geneviève Héry-Arnaud
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2713–2715. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00461-14
The Capnocytophaga canimorsus Isolate That Caused Sepsis in an Immunosufficient Man Was Transmitted by the Large Pine Weevil Hylobius abietis
Tamara Tuuminen, Heli Viiri, Sakari Vuorinen
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2716–2717. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00640-14
Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Infection as a Possible Cause of Ogilvie's Syndrome in an Immunocompromised Host
Miguel F. Carrascosa, José R. Salcines-Caviedes, Javier Gómez Román, Marta Cano-Hoz, Marta Fernández-Ayala, Elena Casuso-Sáenz, Ismael Abascal-Carrera, Ana Campo-Ruiz, Marta Cobo Martín, Ainhoa Díaz-Pérez, Pablo González-Gutiérrez, José M. Aguado
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2718–2721. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00379-14
Misidentification of Neosartorya pseudofischeri as Aspergillus fumigatus in a Lung Transplant Patient
Reeti Khare, Sounak Gupta, Sana Arif, Mark E. Jentoft, Paul J. Deziel, Anja C. Roden, Mark P. Wilhelm, Raymund R. Razonable, Nancy L. Wengenack
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2722–2725. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00216-14
Paravertebral Mushroom: Identification of a Novel Species of Phellinus as a Human Pathogen in Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Suk See De Ravin, Mark Parta, Deanna A. Sutton, Brian L. Wickes, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Nathan P. Wiederhold, Karen K. Nakasone, Meghna Alimchandani, Amy OConnell, Luigi Notarangelo, Elizabeth Kang, Harry L. Malech, Adrian M. Zelazny
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2726–2729. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00667-14
First Report of Nocardia beijingensis Infection in an Immunocompetent Host in the United States
Jennifer A. Crozier, Swati Andhavarapu, Lisa M. Brumble, Taimur Sher
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2730–2732. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00588-14
Group A Streptococcus Endometritis following Medical Abortion
Nicolas Gendron, Caroline Joubrel, Sophie Nedellec, Jennifer Campagna, Aubert Agostini, Florence Doucet-Populaire, Anne Casetta, Josette Raymond, Claire Poyart, Solen Kernéis
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2733–2735. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00711-14

Letters to the Editor

Direct Identification of Streptococcus pneumoniae Capsular Types in Pleural Fluids by Using Multiplex PCR Combined with Automated Fluorescence-Based Capillary Electrophoresis
Laura Selva, Christoph Berger, Juan Jose Garcia-Garcia, Hector de Paz, David Nadal, Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2736–2737. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00906-14
Importance of a Diverse Isolate Collection When Defining Genotype-Specific Mass Spectra in Staphylococcus aureus
Åsa Johansson, Anders Rhod Larsen, Robert Skov, Martin Sundqvist
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2738–2739. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00948-14
Use of Reverse Transcription-PCR-Based Assays for Quantification of HIV-1 in Dried Blood Spots Requires Specific HIV-1 RNA Isolation for Monitoring of Antiretroviral Treatment Efficiency
François Rouet, Dramane Kania, Edouard Tuaillon, Almoustapha Maiga, Janin Nouhin, Christine Rouzioux, Diane Descamps, Jean-Christophe Plantier
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2740–2741. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00962-14
Questionable Utility of Galactomannan Testing for Diagnosis of Exserohilum rostratum Infection
Nuntra Suwantarat, Richard Lee, Karen C. Carroll, Sean X. Zhang
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2742–2743. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01148-14
Reply to “Questionable Utility of Galactomannan Testing for Diagnosis of Exserohilum rostratum Infection”
Maya Korem, Itzhack Polacheck, Jacob Strahilevitz
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2744. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01164-14


Editorial Board
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): A1. doi: 10.1128/JCM.masthead.52-7


Clinical Characteristics of Bacteremia Caused by Helicobacter cinaedi and Time Required for Blood Cultures To Become Positive
Hideki Araoka, Masaru Baba, Muneyoshi Kimura, Masahiro Abe, Hiroko Inagawa, Akiko Yoneyama
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2745. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01169-14
Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Rapid Diagnosis of Malaria Infections in an Area of Endemicity in Thailand
Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Takafumi Tsuboi, Eun-Taek Han, Sirasate Bantuchai, Sureemas Buates
J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2014; 52(7): 2746. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01203-14

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