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Volume 53(1);  2015 Jan

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Photo Quiz

Photo Quiz: Risk in Travelers after Barefoot Sand Walking in Tropical Countries
Carmen Marne, Javier Pereira, Sonia Ruiz, Natalia Báez, Antonio Rezusta
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 1. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00525-13
PMCID:
PMC4290906
Answer to January 2015 Photo Quiz
Carmen Marne, Javier Pereira, Sonia Ruiz, Natalia Báez, Antonio Rezusta
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 368. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00529-13
PMCID:
PMC4290961

Editorial

A Happy Birthday and a Transition at the Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Alexander J. McAdam
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 2–3. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03157-14
PMCID:
PMC4290922

Minireview

Ebola Virus: a Clear and Present Danger
Eileen M. Burd
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 4–8. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03115-14
PMCID:
PMC4290962

Bacteriology

Nontoxigenic Vibrio cholerae Non-O1/O139 Isolate from a Case of Human Gastroenteritis in the U.S. Gulf Coast
Nur A. Hasan, Talayeh Rezayat, Peter J. Blatz, Seon Young Choi, Kimberly J. Griffitt, Shah M. Rashed, Anwar Huq, Nicholas G. Conger, Rita R. Colwell, D. Jay Grimes
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 9–14. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02187-14
PMCID:
PMC4290964
Evaluation of Carbapenemase Screening and Confirmation Tests with Enterobacteriaceae and Development of a Practical Diagnostic Algorithm
Florian P. Maurer, Claudio Castelberg, Chantal Quiblier, Guido V. Bloemberg, Michael Hombach
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 95–104. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01692-14
PMCID:
PMC4290934
Evaluation of Five Chromogenic Agar Media and the Rosco Rapid Carb Screen Kit for Detection and Confirmation of Carbapenemase Production in Gram-Negative Bacilli
Patricia J. Simner, Matthew W. Gilmour, Pat DeGagne, Kim Nichol, James A. Karlowsky
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 105–112. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02068-14
PMCID:
PMC4290907
Harmonization of Bordetella pertussis Real-Time PCR Diagnostics in the United States in 2012
Margaret M. Williams, Thomas H. Taylor, Jr., David M. Warshauer, Monte D. Martin, Ann M. Valley, M. Lucia Tondella
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 118–123. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02368-14
PMCID:
PMC4290909
Fast and Sensitive Detection of Enteropathogenic Yersinia by Immunoassays
Jérôme Laporte, Cyril Savin, Patricia Lamourette, Karine Devilliers, Hervé Volland, Elisabeth Carniel, Christophe Créminon, Stéphanie Simon
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 146–159. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02137-14
PMCID:
PMC4290913
Rapid Identification of Major Escherichia coli Sequence Types Causing Urinary Tract and Bloodstream Infections
M. Doumith, M. Day, H. Ciesielczuk, R. Hope, A. Underwood, R. Reynolds, J. Wain, D. M. Livermore, N. Woodford
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 160–166. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02562-14
PMCID:
PMC4290915
Whole-Genome Phylogenomic Heterogeneity of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Isolates with Decreased Cephalosporin Susceptibility Collected in Canada between 1989 and 2013
Walter Demczuk, Tarah Lynch, Irene Martin, Gary Van Domselaar, Morag Graham, Amrita Bharat, Vanessa Allen, Linda Hoang, Brigitte Lefebvre, Greg Tyrrell, Greg Horsman, David Haldane, Richard Garceau, John Wylie, Tom Wong, Michael R. Mulvey
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 191–200. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02589-14
PMCID:
PMC4290921
Clinical Outcomes of Enterobacteriaceae Infections Stratified by Carbapenem MICs
Twisha S. Patel, Jerod L. Nagel
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 201–205. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03057-14
PMCID:
PMC4290923
Characterization of Alpha-Toxin hla Gene Variants, Alpha-Toxin Expression Levels, and Levels of Antibody to Alpha-Toxin in Hemodialysis and Postsurgical Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Yuling Wu, David E. Tabor, Hoyin Mok, Bret R. Sellman, Amy Jenkins, Li Yu, Hasan S. Jafri, Thomas H. Rude, Felicia Ruffin, Wiley A. Schell, Lawrence P. Park, Qin Yan, Joshua T. Thaden, Julia A. Messina, Vance G. Fowler, Jr., Mark T. Esser
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 227–236. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02023-14
PMCID:
PMC4290928
Analysis of Changes in Diversity and Abundance of the Microbial Community in a Cystic Fibrosis Patient over a Multiyear Period
Joshua R. Stokell, Raad Z. Gharaibeh, Timothy J. Hamp, Malcolm J. Zapata, Anthony A. Fodor, Todd R. Steck
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 237–247. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02555-14
PMCID:
PMC4290929
Genomic Signature of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi Isolates Related to a Massive Outbreak in Zambia between 2010 and 2012
Rene S. Hendriksen, Pimlapas Leekitcharoenphon, Oksana Lukjancenko, Chileshe Lukwesa-Musyani, Bushimbwa Tambatamba, John Mwaba, Annie Kalonda, Ruth Nakazwe, Geoffrey Kwenda, Jacob Dyring Jensen, Christina A. Svendsen, Karen K. Dittmann, Rolf S. Kaas, Lina M. Cavaco, Frank M. Aarestrup, Henrik Hasman, James C. L. Mwansa
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 262–272. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02026-14
PMCID:
PMC4290967
Evaluation of an Online Program To Teach Microbiology to Internal Medicine Residents
Jeannette Guarner, Eileen M. Burd, Colleen S. Kraft, Wendy S. Armstrong, Kenya Lenorr, Jennifer O. Spicer, Donna Martin, Carlos del Rio
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 278–281. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02696-14
PMCID:
PMC4290935
Whole-Genome Sequencing of Burkholderia pseudomallei Isolates from an Unusual Melioidosis Case Identifies a Polyclonal Infection with the Same Multilocus Sequence Type
Erin P. Price, Derek S. Sarovich, Linda Viberg, Mark Mayo, Mirjam Kaestli, Apichai Tuanyok, Jeffrey T. Foster, Paul Keim, Talima Pearson, Bart J. Currie
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 282–286. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02560-14
PMCID:
PMC4290970
Unbiased Species-Level Identification of Clinical Isolates of Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci: Does It Change the Perspective on Staphylococcus lugdunensis?
Wael F. Elamin, David Ball, Michael Millar
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 292–294. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02932-14
PMCID:
PMC4290939
Performance of Etest and Disk Diffusion for Detection of Ciprofloxacin and Levofloxacin Resistance in Salmonella enterica
Eszter Deak, Janet A. Hindler, Robert Skov, Maria Sjölund-Karlsson, Anita Sokovic, Romney M. Humphries
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 298–301. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02715-14
PMCID:
PMC4290941
Biochemical Characteristics, Adhesion, and Cytotoxicity of Environmental and Clinical Isolates of Herbaspirillum spp.
Ana C. Q. Marques, Katia S. Paludo, Cibelle B. Dallagassa, Monica Surek, Fábio O. Pedrosa, Emanuel M. Souza, Leonardo M. Cruz, John J. LiPuma, Sílvio M. Zanata, Fabiane G. M. Rego, Cyntia M. T. Fadel-Picheth
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 302–308. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02192-14
PMCID:
PMC4290942
Supplementary Testing Is Not Required in the cobas 4800 CT/NG Test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae Weak-Positive Urogenital Samples
Collette Bromhead, Nadika Liyanarachchy, Julia Mayes, Arlo Upton, Michelle Balm
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 327–328. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01976-14
PMCID:
PMC4290948
Evaluation of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Identification of Vibrio cholerae
Jenna Rychert, David Creely, Leslie M. Mayo-Smith, Stephen B. Calderwood, Louise C. Ivers, Edward T. Ryan, Jacques Boncy, Firdausi Qadri, Dilruba Ahmed, Mary Jane Ferraro, Jason B. Harris
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 329–331. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02666-14
PMCID:
PMC4290949
Comparison of GenomEra C. difficile and Xpert C. difficile as Confirmatory Tests in a Multistep Algorithm for Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection
Luis Alcalá, Elena Reigadas, Mercedes Marín, Antonia Fernández-Chico, Pilar Catalán, Emilio Bouza
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 332–335. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03093-14
PMCID:
PMC4290947

Mycobacteriology and Aerobic Actinomycetes

Genotypic Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates for Amikacin and Kanamycin Resistance by Use of a Rapid Sloppy Molecular Beacon-Based Assay Identifies More Cases of Low-Level Drug Resistance than Phenotypic Lowenstein-Jensen Testing
Soumitesh Chakravorty, Jong Seok Lee, Eun Jin Cho, Sandy S. Roh, Laura E. Smith, Jiim Lee, Cheon Tae Kim, Laura E. Via, Sang-Nae Cho, Clifton E. Barry, III, David Alland
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 43–51. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02059-14
PMCID:
PMC4290905
Diagnostic Value of GeneChip for Detection of Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Patients with Differing Treatment Histories
Limei Zhu, Qiao Liu, Leonardo Martinez, Jinyan Shi, Cheng Chen, Yan Shao, Chongqiao Zhong, Honghuan Song, Guoli Li, Xiaoyan Ding, Yang Zhou, Linyang Zhu, Christopher C. Whalen, Wei Lu
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 131–135. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02283-14
PMCID:
PMC4290911

Mycology

Evaluation of the Aspergillus Western Blot IgG Kit for Diagnosis of Chronic Aspergillosis
A. Oliva, P. Flori, C. Hennequin, J.-C. Dubus, M. Reynaud-Gaubert, D. Charpin, J. M. Vergnon, P. Gay, A. Colly, R. Piarroux, H. Pelloux, S. Ranque
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 248–254. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02690-14
PMCID:
PMC4290930
Comparative Evaluation of a New Commercial Colorimetric Microdilution Assay (SensiQuattro Candida EU) with MIC Test Strip and EUCAST Broth Microdilution Methods for Susceptibility Testing of Invasive Candida Isolates
Hedda Luise Koehling, Birgit Willinger, Jan Buer, Peter-Michael Rath, Joerg Steinmann
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 255–261. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02830-14
PMCID:
PMC4290931
Utility of Measuring (1,3)-β-d-Glucan in Cerebrospinal Fluid for Diagnosis of Fungal Central Nervous System Infection
Jennifer L. Lyons, Kiran T. Thakur, Rick Lee, Tonya Watkins, Carlos A. Pardo, Kathryn A. Carson, Barbara Markley, Malcolm A. Finkelman, Kieren A. Marr, Karen L. Roos, Sean X. Zhang
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 319–322. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02301-14
PMCID:
PMC4290946

Parasitology

Multicentric Comparative Assessment of the Bio-Evolution Toxoplasma gondii Detection Kit with Eight Laboratory-Developed PCR Assays for Molecular Diagnosis of Congenital Toxoplasmosis
Denis Filisetti, Yvon Sterkers, Marie-Pierre Brenier-Pinchart, Sophie Cassaing, Frédéric Dalle, Laurence Delhaes, Hervé Pelloux, Fériel Touafek, Emmanuelle Varlet-Marie, Hélène Yera, Ermano Candolfi, Patrick Bastien
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 29–34. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01913-14
PMCID:
PMC4290938
Detection of Intracellular Parasites by Use of the CellaVision DM96 Analyzer during Routine Screening of Peripheral Blood Smears
Lori D. Racsa, Rita M. Gander, Paul M. Southern, Erin McElvania TeKippe, Christopher Doern, Hung S. Luu
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 167–171. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01783-14
PMCID:
PMC4290916
Development of an Immunochromatographic Assay Kit Using Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles for Rapid Diagnosis of Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Koji Toriyama, Takashi Suzuki, Tomoyuki Inoue, Hiroshi Eguchi, Saichi Hoshi, Yoshitsugu Inoue, Hideki Aizawa, Kazutomi Miyoshi, Michio Ohkubo, Eiji Hiwatashi, Hiroshi Tachibana, Yuichi Ohashi
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 273–277. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02595-14
PMCID:
PMC4290933

Virology

Nicole E. Moore, Jing Wang, Joanne Hewitt, Dawn Croucher, Deborah A. Williamson, Shevaun Paine, Seiha Yen, Gail E. Greening, Richard J. Hall
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 15–21. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02029-14
PMCID:
PMC4290914
Amanda Chargin, Fangfang Yin, Min Song, Srividyabhuvaneswari Subramaniam, Grace Knutson, Bruce K. Patterson
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 60–66. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02539-14
PMCID:
PMC4290926
Development of an Efficient Entire-Capsid-Coding-Region Amplification Method for Direct Detection of Poliovirus from Stool Extracts
Minetaro Arita, David R. Kilpatrick, Tomofumi Nakamura, Cara C. Burns, David Bukbuk, Soji B. Oderinde, M. Steven Oberste, Olen M. Kew, Mark A. Pallansch, Hiroyuki Shimizu
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 73–78. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02384-14
PMCID:
PMC4290957
DNA Microarray for Detection of Gastrointestinal Viruses
Miguel A. Martínez, María de los Dolores Soto-del Río, Rosa María Gutiérrez, Charles Y. Chiu, Alexander L. Greninger, Juan Francisco Contreras, Susana López, Carlos F. Arias, Pavel Isa
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 136–145. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01317-14
PMCID:
PMC4290912
Streamlining HIV Testing for HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis
Juan V. Guanira, Teri Leigler, Esper Kallas, Mauro Schechter, Usha Sharma, David Glidden, Robert M. Grant
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 179–183. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01540-14
PMCID:
PMC4290918
Neutralization Activity of Patient Sera Collected during the 2008-2009 Chikungunya Outbreak in Thailand
Natsuko Kishishita, Mikiko Sasayama, Naokazu Takeda, Areerat Sa-ngasang, Atchareeya Anuegoonpipat, Surapee Anantapreecha
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 184–190. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02744-14
PMCID:
PMC4290920
Kinetics of Poliovirus Shedding following Oral Vaccination as Measured by Quantitative Reverse Transcription-PCR versus Culture
Mami Taniuchi, Sharmin Begum, Md Jashim Uddin, James A. Platts-Mills, Jie Liu, Beth D. Kirkpatrick, Anwarul H. Chowdhury, Khondoker M. Jamil, Rashidul Haque, William A. Petri, Jr., Eric R. Houpt
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 206–211. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02406-14
PMCID:
PMC4290924
High-Resolution Hepatitis C Virus Subtyping Using NS5B Deep Sequencing and Phylogeny, an Alternative to Current Methods
Josep Quer, Josep Gregori, Francisco Rodríguez-Frias, Maria Buti, Antonio Madejon, Sofia Perez-del-Pulgar, Damir Garcia-Cehic, Rosario Casillas, Maria Blasi, Maria Homs, David Tabernero, Miguel Alvarez-Tejado, Jose Manuel Muñoz, Maria Cubero, Andrea Caballero, Jose Antonio delCampo, Esteban Domingo, Irene Belmonte, Leonardo Nieto, Sabela Lens, Paloma Muñoz-de-Rueda, Paloma Sanz-Cameno, Silvia Sauleda, Marta Bes, Jordi Gomez, Carlos Briones, Celia Perales, Julie Sheldon, Lluis Castells, Lluis Viladomiu, Javier Salmeron, Angela Ruiz-Extremera, Rosa Quiles-Pérez, Ricardo Moreno-Otero, Rosario López-Rodríguez, Helena Allende, Manuel Romero-Gómez, Jaume Guardia, Rafael Esteban, Javier Garcia-Samaniego, Xavier Forns, Juan Ignacio Esteban
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 219–226. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02093-14
PMCID:
PMC4290919
Combination of an Unbiased Amplification Method and a Resequencing Microarray for Detecting and Genotyping Equine Arteritis Virus
Aymeric Hans, Delphine Gaudaire, Jean-Claude Manuguerra, Albertine Leon, Antoine Gessain, Claire Laugier, Nicolas Berthet, Stephan Zientara
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 287–291. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01935-14
PMCID:
PMC4290937
Comparison of Test Specificities of Commercial Antigen-Based Assays and In-House PCR Methods for Detection of Rotavirus in Stool Specimens
S. Ye, S. B. Lambert, K. Grimwood, S. Roczo-Farkas, G. R. Nimmo, T. P. Sloots, C. D. Kirkwood, D. M. Whiley
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 295–297. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02251-14
PMCID:
PMC4290940
Serological Misdiagnosis of Acute Liver Failure Associated with Echovirus 25 Due to Immunological Similarities to Hepatitis A Virus and Prozone Effect
Susan K. Wollersheim, Romney M. Humphries, James D. Cherry, Paul Krogstad
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 309–310. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02724-14
PMCID:
PMC4290943

Clinical Veterinary Microbiology

Semiquantitative Multiplexed Tandem PCR for Detection and Differentiation of Four Theileria orientalis Genotypes in Cattle
Piyumali K. Perera, Robin B. Gasser, Simon M. Firestone, Lee Smith, Florian Roeber, Abdul Jabbar
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 79–87. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02536-14
PMCID:
PMC4290960
Isolation of Digital Dermatitis Treponemes from Hoof Lesions in Wild North American Elk (Cervus elaphus) in Washington State, USA
S. R. Clegg, K. G. Mansfield, K. Newbrook, L. E. Sullivan, R. W. Blowey, S. D. Carter, N. J. Evans
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 88–94. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02276-14
PMCID:
PMC4290963
Comparison of Etest, Disk Diffusion, and Broth Macrodilution for In Vitro Susceptibility Testing of Rhodococcus equi
Londa J. Berghaus, Steeve Giguère, Kristen Guldbech, Eleanor Warner, Ukachi Ugorji, Roy D. Berghaus
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 314–318. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02673-14
PMCID:
PMC4290945

Epidemiology

Family Clusters of Avian Influenza A H7N9 Virus Infection in Guangdong Province, China
Lina Yi, Dawei Guan, Min Kang, Jie Wu, Xianqiao Zeng, Jing Lu, Shannon Rutherford, Lirong Zou, Lijun Liang, Hanzhong Ni, Xin Zhang, Haojie Zhong, Jianfeng He, Jinyan Lin, Changwen Ke
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 22–28. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02322-14
PMCID:
PMC4290927
Use of Whole-Genus Genome Sequence Data To Develop a Multilocus Sequence Typing Tool That Accurately Identifies Yersinia Isolates to the Species and Subspecies Levels
Miquette Hall, Marie A. Chattaway, Sandra Reuter, Cyril Savin, Eckhard Strauch, Elisabeth Carniel, Thomas Connor, Inge Van Damme, Lakshani Rajakaruna, Dunstan Rajendram, Claire Jenkins, Nicholas R. Thomson, Alan McNally
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 35–42. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02395-14
PMCID:
PMC4290955
A Study of Genotyping for Management of Human Papillomavirus-Positive, Cytology-Negative Cervical Screening Results
M. Schiffman, R. D. Burk, S. Boyle, T. Raine-Bennett, H. A. Katki, J. C. Gage, N. Wentzensen, J. R. Kornegay, C. Aldrich, T. Tam, H. Erlich, R. Apple, B. Befano, P. E. Castle
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 52–59. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02116-14
PMCID:
PMC4290932
Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL)-Positive Health Care-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates Are Associated with Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and Colonized Mainly by Infective PVL-Encoding Bacteriophages
Qiwen Hu, Hang Cheng, Wenchang Yuan, Fangyin Zeng, Weilong Shang, Dahai Tang, Wencheng Xue, Jianfeng Fu, Renjie Zhou, Junmin Zhu, Jie Yang, Zhen Hu, Jizhen Yuan, Xia Zhang, Qing Rao, Shu Li, Zhijin Chen, Xiaomei Hu, Xingan Wu, Xiancai Rao
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 67–72. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01722-14
PMCID:
PMC4290966
Pseudo-Outbreak of Actinomyces graevenitzii Associated with Bronchoscopy
David R. Peaper, Nancy L. Havill, Michael Aniskiewicz, Deborah Callan, Olivia Pop, Dana Towle, John M. Boyce
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 113–117. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02302-14
PMCID:
PMC4290908
Investigations of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infections in the United States: Trends in Molecular Typing and Macrolide Resistance from 2006 to 2013
Maureen H. Diaz, Alvaro J. Benitez, Jonas M. Winchell
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 124–130. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02597-14
PMCID:
PMC4290910
Evaluating the Auto-MODS Assay, a Novel Tool for Tuberculosis Diagnosis for Use in Resource-Limited Settings
Linwei Wang, Sohaib H. Mohammad, Boonchai Chaiyasirinroje, Qiaozhi Li, Somsak Rienthong, Dhanida Rienthong, Supalert Nedsuwan, Surakameth Mahasirimongkol, Yutaka Yasui
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 172–178. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01946-14
PMCID:
PMC4290917
Comparative Analysis of Subtyping Methods against a Whole-Genome-Sequencing Standard for Salmonella enterica Serotype Enteritidis
Xiangyu Deng, Nikki Shariat, Elizabeth M. Driebe, Chandler C. Roe, Beth Tolar, Eija Trees, Paul Keim, Wei Zhang, Edward G. Dudley, Patricia I. Fields, David M. Engelthaler
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 212–218. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02332-14
PMCID:
PMC4290925
Laboratory Evaluation of a Dual Rapid Immunodiagnostic Test for HIV and Syphilis Infection
Claire C. Bristow, Segundo R. Leon, Lourdes B. Ramos, Silver K. Vargas, Juan A. Flores, Kelika A. Konda, Carlos F. Caceres, Jeffrey D. Klausner
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 311–313. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02763-14
PMCID:
PMC4290944
Birgit De Smet, Derek S. Sarovich, Erin P. Price, Mark Mayo, Vanessa Theobald, Chun Kham, Seiha Heng, Phe Thong, Matthew T. G. Holden, Julian Parkhill, Sharon J. Peacock, Brian G. Spratt, Jan A. Jacobs, Peter Vandamme, Bart J. Currie
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 323–326. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02574-14
PMCID:
PMC4290968

Case Reports

Use of Transrenal DNA for the Diagnosis of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in Children: a Case of Tubercular Otitis Media
Roberta Petrucci, Giulia Lombardi, Ilaria Corsini, Francesca Visciotti, Antonio Pirodda, Salvatore Cazzato, Maria Paola Landini, Paola Dal Monte
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 336–338. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02548-14
PMCID:
PMC4290950
Fatal Outcome of Autochthonous Hepatitis E in a Patient with B Cell Lymphoma in Southeastern France
Barbara Doudier, Denis Verrot, Christine Serratrice, Christian Poucel, Regine Auguste, Philippe Colson
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 339–342. Published online 2014 Oct 22. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02009-14
PMCID:
PMC4290951
Simultaneous Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 in the Cerebrospinal Fluid of a Patient with Seizures and Encephalitis
Neil W. Anderson, William Sistrunk, Matthew J. Binnicker
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 343–345. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02718-14
PMCID:
PMC4290952
Clinical Isolates of Salmonella enterica Serovar Agona Producing NDM-1 Metallo-β-Lactamase: First Report from Pakistan
Seema Irfan, Erum Khan, Kauser Jabeen, Pushpa Bhawan, Katie L. Hopkins, Martin Day, Amna Nasir, Daniele Meunier, Neil Woodford
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 346–348. Published online 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02396-14
PMCID:
PMC4290969
A Taxonomically Unique Acinetobacter Strain with Proteolytic and Hemolytic Activities Recovered from a Patient with a Soft Tissue Injury
Marisa Almuzara, German Matías Traglia, Lenka Krizova, Claudia Barberis, Sabrina Montaña, Romina Bakai, Alicia Tuduri, Carlos Vay, Alexandr Nemec, María Soledad Ramírez
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 349–351. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02625-14
PMCID:
PMC4290954
Bartonella clarridgeiae Bacteremia Detected in an Asymptomatic Blood Donor
Gislaine Vieira-Damiani, Pedro Paulo Vissotto de Paiva Diniz, Luiza Helena Urso Pitassi, Stanley Sowy, Diana Gerardi Scorpio, Bruno Grosselli Lania, Marina Rovani Drummond, Tânia Cristina Benetti Soares, Maria de Lourdes Barjas-Castro, Edward B. Breitschwerdt, William L. Nicholson, Paulo Eduardo Neves Ferreira Velho
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 352–356. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00934-14
PMCID:
PMC4290971

Letters to the Editor

Identification of Sexually Transmitted Bacteria in Tubo-Ovarian Abscesses through Nucleic Acid Amplification
Rodrigue Dessein, Géraldine Giraudet, Laure Marceau, Eric Kipnis, Sébastien Galichet, Jean-Philippe Lucot, Karine Faure
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 357–359. Published online 2014 Oct 29. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02575-14
PMCID:
PMC4290956
Kocuria rhizophila Misidentified as Corynebacterium jeikeium and Other Errors Caused by the Vitek MS System Call for Maintained Microbiological Competence in the Era of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry
Kevin Alby, Laurel J. Glaser, Paul H. Edelstein
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 360–361. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02616-14
PMCID:
PMC4290958
Does Sequence Type 33 of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O91 Cause Only Mild Symptoms?
Eriko Maeda, Koichi Murakami, Yoshiki Etoh, Daisuke Onozuka, Nobuyuki Sera, Nanami Asoshima, Mikiko Honda, Hiroshi Narimatsu, Sunao Iyoda, Masanori Watahiki, Shuji Fujimoto
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 362–364. Published online 2014 Nov 12. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02335-14
PMCID:
PMC4290953
Use of Alternative Reference Standards and Exempted Species To Evaluate the Performance of the Vitek 2 GP67 Cefoxitin/Oxacillin Screen for Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci
W. Michael Dunne, Jr., Rita Griffith, Virginia Shortridge
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 365. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02771-14
PMCID:
PMC4290936
Reply to “Use of Alternative Reference Standards and Exempted Species To Evaluate the Performance of the Vitek 2 GP67 Cefoxitin/Oxacillin Screen for Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci”
Kristen N. Johnson, Paul H. Edelstein
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 366. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03023-14
PMCID:
PMC4290959

Masthead

Editorial Board
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): A1. doi: 10.1128/JCM.masthead.53-1
PMCID:
PMC4290965

Author Correction

Cristianne Kayoko Matsumoto, Paulo José Martins Bispo, Katiane Santin, Christiane Lourenço Nogueira, Sylvia Cardoso Leão
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53(1): 367. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03051-14
PMCID:
PMC4290972

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