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Volume 53(2);  2015 Feb

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Immunoassays

Multisite Clinical Evaluation of a Rapid Test for Entamoeba histolytica in Stool
Hans P. Verkerke, Blake Hanbury, Abdullah Siddique, Amidou Samie, Rashidul Haque, Joel Herbein, William A. Petri, Jr.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 493–497. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02836-14
PMCID:
PMC4298508
Rapid Homogeneous Immunoassay Based on Time-Resolved Förster Resonance Energy Transfer for Serodiagnosis of Acute Hantavirus Infection
Satu Hepojoki, Jussi Hepojoki, Klaus Hedman, Olli Vapalahti, Antti Vaheri
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 636–640. Published online 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02994-14
PMCID:
PMC4298511

Photo Quiz

Photo Quiz: Sepsis, Confusion, Rash, and Pulmonary Hemorrhage in a 36-Year-Old Man with Lymphoma
Tushar Patel, Rohit Singh, Vijaya Reddy, A. Hodowanec, Kamaljit Singh
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 369. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01084-13
PMCID:
PMC4298518
Answer to February 2015 Photo Quiz
Tushar Patel, Rohit Singh, Vijaya Reddy, A. Hodowanec, Kamaljit Singh
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 758. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01090-13
PMCID:
PMC4298520

Biographical Feature

Biographical Feature: Henry D. Isenberg, Ph.D.
Erik Munson
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 370–372. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03373-14
PMCID:
PMC4298525

Minireview

Advances in Laboratory Methods for Detection and Typing of Norovirus
Jan Vinjé
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 373–381. Published online 2014 Jul 2. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01535-14
PMCID:
PMC4298492

Bacteriology

First Experience of a Multicenter External Quality Assessment of Molecular 16S rRNA Gene Detection in Bone and Joint Infections
Chloé Plouzeau, Pascale Bémer, Anne Sophie Valentin, Geneviève Héry-Arnaud, Didier Tandé, Anne Jolivet-Gougeon, Pascal Vincent, Marie Kempf, Carole Lemarié, Jérôme Guinard, Laurent Bret, Anne Sophie Cognée, Sophie Gibaud, Christophe Burucoa, Stéphane Corvec
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 419–424. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02413-14
PMCID:
PMC4298530
Anja Mezger, Erik Gullberg, Jenny Göransson, Anna Zorzet, David Herthnek, Eva Tano, Mats Nilsson, Dan I. Andersson
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 425–432. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02434-14
PMCID:
PMC4298551
Blake W. Buchan, Matthew L. Faron, DeAnna Fuller, Thomas E. Davis, Donna Mayne, Nathan A. Ledeboer
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 443–448. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02598-14
PMCID:
PMC4298547
Characteristics of Emerging Human-Pathogenic Escherichia coli O26:H11 Strains Isolated in France between 2010 and 2013 and Carrying the stx2d Gene Only
Sabine Delannoy, Patricia Mariani-Kurkdjian, Stephane Bonacorsi, Sandrine Liguori, Patrick Fach
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 486–492. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02290-14
PMCID:
PMC4298503
Serogroup-Specific Bacterial Engineered Glycoproteins as Novel Antigenic Targets for Diagnosis of Shiga Toxin-Producing-Escherichia coli-Associated Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
Luciano J. Melli, Andrés E. Ciocchini, Ana J. Caillava, Nicolás Vozza, Isabel Chinen, Marta Rivas, Mario F. Feldman, Juan E. Ugalde, Diego J. Comerci
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 528–538. Published online 2014 Dec 3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02262-14
PMCID:
PMC4298553
Flow Cytometry Analysis Using Sysmex UF-1000i Classifies Uropathogens Based on Bacterial, Leukocyte, and Erythrocyte Counts in Urine Specimens among Patients with Urinary Tract Infections
Tor Monsen, Patrik Rydén
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 539–545. Published online 2014 Dec 3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01974-14
PMCID:
PMC4298542
Equal Performance of Self-Collected and Health Care Worker-Collected Pharyngeal Swabs for Group A Streptococcus Testing by PCR
Martha A. Murray, Lorie A. Schulz, Joseph W. Furst, Jason H. Homme, Sarah M. Jenkins, James R. Uhl, Robin Patel, Franklin C. Cockerill, Jane F. Myers, Bobbi S. Pritt
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 573–578. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02500-14
PMCID:
PMC4298563
Geographically Distinct Escherichia coli O157 Isolates Differ by Lineage, Shiga Toxin Genotype, and Total Shiga Toxin Production
Glen E. Mellor, Narelle Fegan, Kari S. Gobius, Helen V. Smith, Amy V. Jennison, Beatriz A. D'Astek, Marta Rivas, Smriti Shringi, Katherine N. K. Baker, Thomas E. Besser
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 579–586. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01532-14
PMCID:
PMC4298522
Clinical and Microbiological Characteristics of Eggerthella lenta Bacteremia
B. J. Gardiner, A. Y. Tai, D. Kotsanas, M. J. Francis, S. A. Roberts, S. A. Ballard, R. K. Junckerstorff, T. M. Korman
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 626–635. Published online 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02926-14
PMCID:
PMC4298500
Identification of Clinical Aeromonas Species by rpoB and gyrB Sequencing and Development of a Multiplex PCR Method for Detection of Aeromonas hydrophila, A. caviae, A. veronii, and A. media
Søren Persson, Suzan Al-Shuweli, Seval Yapici, Joan N. Jensen, Katharina E. P. Olsen
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 653–656. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01963-14
PMCID:
PMC4298543
Validation of a Commercial Dry-Form Broth Microdilution Device (Sensititre) for Testing Tedizolid, a New Oxazolidinone
Ronald N. Jones, Nicole M. Holliday, Paul R. Rhomberg
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 657–659. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02769-14
PMCID:
PMC4298517
Campylobacter concisus Pseudo-Outbreak Caused by Improved Culture Conditions
Carlo Casanova, Alexander Schweiger, Niklaus von Steiger, Sara Droz, Jonas Marschall
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 660–662. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02608-14
PMCID:
PMC4298506
Comparison of Chromogenic Media for Recovery of Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) and Evaluation of CPE Prevalence at a Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center
Morgan A. Pence, Tiffany Hink, Carey-Ann D. Burnham
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 663–666. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03208-14
PMCID:
PMC4298550
Genomic Dissection of Travel-Associated Extended-Spectrum-Beta-Lactamase-Producing Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi Isolates Originating from the Philippines: a One-Off Occurrence or a Threat to Effective Treatment of Typhoid Fever?
Rene S. Hendriksen, Pimlapas Leekitcharoenphon, Matthew Mikoleit, Jacob Dyring Jensen, Rolf Sommer Kaas, Louise Roer, Heena B. Joshi, Srirat Pornruangmong, Chaiwat Pulsrikarn, Gladys D. Gonzalez-Aviles, E. Ascelijn Reuland, Nashwan Al Naiemi, Astrid Louise Wester, Frank M. Aarestrup, Henrik Hasman
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 677–680. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03104-14
PMCID:
PMC4298498
A New Type of Toxin A-Negative, Toxin B-Positive Clostridium difficile Strain Lacking a Complete tcdA Gene
Sandra Janezic, Mercedes Marín, Adoración Martín, Maja Rupnik
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 692–695. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02211-14
PMCID:
PMC4298534
Rapid Identification of Microorganisms from Sterile Body Fluids by Use of FilmArray
Osman Altun, Mohammed Almuhayawi, Måns Ullberg, Volkan Özenci
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 710–712. Published online 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03434-14
PMCID:
PMC4298510

Chlamydiology and Rickettsiology

Investigating the Epidemiology of Repeat Chlamydia trachomatis Detection after Treatment by Using C. trachomatis OmpA Genotyping
Richa Kapil, Christen G. Press, M. Lisa Hwang, LaDraka Brown, William M. Geisler
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 546–549. Published online 2014 Dec 3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02483-14
PMCID:
PMC4298497

Mycobacteriology and Aerobic Actinomycetes

High-Throughput Mycobacterial Interspersed Repetitive-Unit–Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat Genotyping for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Epidemiological Studies
Marie Gauthier, Floriane Bidault, Amandine Mosnier, Nino Bablishvili, Nestani Tukvadze, Silaphet Somphavong, Phimpha Paboriboune, Oksana Ocheretina, Jean William Pape, Glaucia Paranhos-Baccala, Jean-Luc Berland
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 498–503. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01611-14
PMCID:
PMC4298502
Discrimination between Active and Latent Tuberculosis Based on Ratio of Antigen-Specific to Mitogen-Induced IP-10 Production
Yun Hee Jeong, Yun-Gyoung Hur, Hyejon Lee, Sunghyun Kim, Jang-Eun Cho, Jun Chang, Sung Jae Shin, Hyeyoung Lee, Young Ae Kang, Sang-Nae Cho, Sang-Jun Ha
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 504–510. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02758-14
PMCID:
PMC4298513
Gordonia Species as Emerging Causes of Continuous-Ambulatory-Peritoneal-Dialysis-Related Peritonitis Identified by 16S rRNA and secA1 Gene Sequencing and Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS)
Jimmy Y. W. Lam, Alan K. L. Wu, Wai-Shing Leung, Ingrid Cheung, Chi-Ching Tsang, Jonathan H. K. Chen, Jasper F. W. Chan, Cindy W. S. Tse, Rodney A. Lee, Susanna K. P. Lau, Patrick C. Y. Woo
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 671–676. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02971-14
PMCID:
PMC4298495
Evaluation of the Cobas TaqMan MTB Test for the Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex According to Acid-Fast-Bacillus Smear Grades in Respiratory Specimens
Hee Jae Huh, Won-Jung Koh, Dong Joon Song, Chang-Seok Ki, Nam Yong Lee
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 696–698. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02630-14
PMCID:
PMC4298533

Mycology

Use of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Identification of Molds of the Fusarium Genus
David Triest, Dirk Stubbe, Koen De Cremer, Denis Piérard, Anne-Cécile Normand, Renaud Piarroux, Monique Detandt, Marijke Hendrickx
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 465–476. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02213-14
PMCID:
PMC4298546
Design and Evaluation of Peptide Nucleic Acid Probes for Specific Identification of Candida albicans
Hyun-Joong Kim, Byron F. Brehm-Stecher
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 511–521. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02417-14
PMCID:
PMC4298558
Aspergillus citrinoterreus, a New Species of Section Terrei Isolated from Samples of Patients with Nonhematological Predisposing Conditions
Jesús Guinea, Marcelo Sandoval-Denis, Pilar Escribano, Teresa Peláez, Josep Guarro, Emilio Bouza
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 611–617. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03088-14
PMCID:
PMC4298537
Utility of Real-Time PCR for Detection of Exserohilum rostratum in Body and Tissue Fluids during the Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections
Lalitha Gade, Dale E. Grgurich, Thomas M. Kerkering, Mary E. Brandt, Anastasia P. Litvintseva
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 618–625. Published online 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02443-14
PMCID:
PMC4298529
Microsatellite (STRAf) Genotyping Cannot Differentiate between Invasive and Colonizing Aspergillus fumigatus Isolates
Pilar Escribano, Teresa Peláez, Emilio Bouza, Jesús Guinea
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 667–670. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02636-14
PMCID:
PMC4298561
Identification and Susceptibility of Aspergillus Section Nigri in China: Prevalence of Species and Paradoxical Growth in Response to Echinocandins
Yali Li, Zhe Wan, Wei Liu, Ruoyu Li
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 702–705. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03233-14
PMCID:
PMC4298494

Parasitology

Comparison of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry and Molecular Biology Techniques for Identification of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Biting Midges in Senegal
Masse Sambou, Maxence Aubadie-Ladrix, Florence Fenollar, Becaye Fall, Hubert Bassene, Lionel Almeras, Bissoume Sambe-Ba, Nadine Perrot, Sonia Chatellier, Ngor Faye, Philippe Parola, Boubacar Wade, Didier Raoult, Oleg Mediannikov
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 410–418. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01855-14
PMCID:
PMC4298552
Isolation and Enrichment of Cryptosporidium DNA and Verification of DNA Purity for Whole-Genome Sequencing
Yaqiong Guo, Na Li, Colleen Lysén, Michael Frace, Kevin Tang, Scott Sammons, Dawn M. Roellig, Yaoyu Feng, Lihua Xiao
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 641–647. Published online 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02962-14
PMCID:
PMC4298554

Virology

Detection of Chikungunya Virus Antigen by a Novel Rapid Immunochromatographic Test
Tamaki Okabayashi, Tadahiro Sasaki, Promsin Masrinoul, Nantarat Chantawat, Sutee Yoksan, Narong Nitatpattana, Sarunyou Chusri, Ronald E. Morales Vargas, Marc Grandadam, Paul T. Brey, Soegeng Soegijanto, Kris Cahyo Mulyantno, Siti Churrotin, Tomohiro Kotaki, Oumar Faye, Ousmane Faye, Abdourahmane Sow, Amadou Alpha Sall, Orapim Puiprom, Panjaporn Chaichana, Takeshi Kurosu, Seiji Kato, Mieko Kosaka, Pongrama Ramasoota, Kazuyoshi Ikuta
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 382–388. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02033-14
PMCID:
PMC4298496
Ultradeep Pyrosequencing of NS3 To Predict Response to Triple Therapy with Protease Inhibitors in Previously Treated Chronic Hepatitis C Patients
Sylvie Larrat, Om Kulkarni, Jean-Baptiste Claude, Réjane Beugnot, Michaël G. B. Blum, Katia Fusillier, Julien Lupo, Pauline Tremeaux, Agnès Plages, Alice Marlu, Hervé Duborjal, Anne Signori-Schmuck, Olivier Francois, Jean-Pierre Zarski, Patrice Morand, Vincent Leroy
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 389–397. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02547-14
PMCID:
PMC4298514
Comparison of Hybribio GenoArray and Roche Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Linear Array for HPV Genotyping in Anal Swab Samples
Huey Chi Low, Michelle I. Silver, Brandon J. Brown, Chan Yoon Leng, Magaly M. Blas, Patti E. Gravitt, Yin Ling Woo
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 550–556. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02274-14
PMCID:
PMC4298507
Nonstructural Protein 1-Specific Immunoglobulin M and G Antibody Capture Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays in Diagnosis of Flaviviral Infections in Humans
Day-Yu Chao, Jedhan Ucat Galula, Wen-Fan Shen, Brent S. Davis, Gwong-Jen J. Chang
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 557–566. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02735-14
PMCID:
PMC4298564
Identification of TL-Om1, an Adult T-Cell Leukemia (ATL) Cell Line, as Reference Material for Quantitative PCR for Human T-Lymphotropic Virus 1
Madoka Kuramitsu, Kazu Okuma, Makoto Yamagishi, Tadanori Yamochi, Sanaz Firouzi, Haruka Momose, Takuo Mizukami, Kazuya Takizawa, Kumiko Araki, Kazuo Sugamura, Kazunari Yamaguchi, Toshiki Watanabe, Isao Hamaguchi
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 587–596. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02254-14
PMCID:
PMC4298509
A Diagnostic HIV-1 Tropism System Based on Sequence Relatedness
Suzanne Edwards, Heinz Stucki, Joëlle Bader, Vincent Vidal, Rolf Kaiser, Manuel Battegay, Thomas Klimkait
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 597–610. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02762-14
PMCID:
PMC4298515
Clinical Performance Evaluation of the Sofia RSV FIA Rapid Antigen Test for Diagnosis of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection
Jin Woo Jang, Chi Hyun Cho, Myung-Hyun Nam, Soo Young Yoon, Chang Kyu Lee, Chae Seung Lim, Woo Joo Kim
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 684–686. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03324-14
PMCID:
PMC4298519
Accurate Quantification of Episomal HIV-1 Two-Long Terminal Repeat Circles by Use of Optimized DNA Isolation and Droplet Digital PCR
Eva Malatinkova, Maja Kiselinova, Pawel Bonczkowski, Wim Trypsteen, Peter Messiaen, Jolien Vermeire, Bruno Verhasselt, Karen Vervisch, Linos Vandekerckhove, Ward De Spiegelaere
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 699–701. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03087-14
PMCID:
PMC4298544
Performance of the Molecular Alere i Influenza A&B Test Compared to That of the Xpert Flu A/B Assay
Kimberle C. Chapin, Estefany J. Flores-Cortez
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 706–709. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02783-14
PMCID:
PMC4298524

Clinical Veterinary Microbiology

DNA Microarray-Based PCR Ribotyping of Clostridium difficile
Alexander Schneeberg, Ralf Ehricht, Peter Slickers, Vico Baier, Heinrich Neubauer, Stefan Zimmermann, Denise Rabold, Antina Lübke-Becker, Christian Seyboldt
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 433–442. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02524-14
PMCID:
PMC4298559
Molecular Epidemiology of Rotavirus in Cats in the United Kingdom
A. C. German, M. Iturriza-Gómara, W. Dove, M. Sandrasegaram, T. Nakagomi, O. Nakagomi, N. Cunliffe, A. D. Radford, K. L. Morgan
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 455–464. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02266-14
PMCID:
PMC4298538
Development of a Rapid Multiplex PCR Assay To Genotype Pasteurella multocida Strains by Use of the Lipopolysaccharide Outer Core Biosynthesis Locus
Marina Harper, Marietta John, Conny Turni, Mark Edmunds, Frank St. Michael, Ben Adler, P. J. Blackall, Andrew D. Cox, John D. Boyce
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 477–485. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02824-14
PMCID:
PMC4298526
Canine Distemper Virus Antigen Detection in External Epithelia of Recently Vaccinated, Sick Dogs by Fluorescence Microscopy Is a Valuable Prognostic Indicator
Sanjay Kapil, Tina Neel
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 687–691. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02741-14
PMCID:
PMC4298560

Epidemiology

Development of a Multiple-Locus Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat Typing Scheme for Genetic Fingerprinting of Burkholderia cenocepacia and Application to Nationwide Epidemiological Analysis
Christine Segonds, Michelle Thouverez, Antoine Barthe, Nadège Bossuet-Greif, Lenka Tisseyre, Patrick Plésiat, Gilles Vergnaud, Gérard Chabanon, Christine Pourcel
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 398–409. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02473-14
PMCID:
PMC4298531
Development and Evaluation of a Dipstick Diagnostic Test for Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup X
Alain Agnememel, François Traincard, Sylvie Dartevelle, Laurence Mulard, Ali Elhaji Mahamane, Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer, Mélanie Denizon, Adèle Kacou-N′douba, Mireille Dosso, Bouba Gake, Jean-Pierre Lombart, Muhamed-Kheir Taha
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 449–454. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02444-14
PMCID:
PMC4298516
Trends in Secondary Antibiotic Resistance of Helicobacter pylori from 2007 to 2014: Has the Tide Turned?
Doron Boltin, Haim Ben-Zvi, Tsachi Tsadok Perets, Zvi Kamenetsky, Zmira Samra, Ram Dickman, Yaron Niv
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 522–527. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03001-14
PMCID:
PMC4298548
Molecular and Epidemiological Review of Toxigenic Diphtheria Infections in England between 2007 and 2013
Leonard Both, Sarah Collins, Aruni de Zoysa, Joanne White, Sema Mandal, Androulla Efstratiou
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 567–572. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03398-14
PMCID:
PMC4298505
Proposing an Empirically Justified Reference Threshold for Blood Culture Sampling Rates in Intensive Care Units
André Karch, Stefanie Castell, Frank Schwab, Christine Geffers, Hannah Bongartz, Frank M. Brunkhorst, Petra Gastmeier, Rafael T. Mikolajczyk
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 648–652. Published online 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02944-14
PMCID:
PMC4298527
Molecular Epidemiological Characterization of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli from an Outpatient Urology Clinic in Rural Japan
Yasuyo D. Umene, Lisa K. Wong, Tomoya Satoh, Kunikazu Yamane, Mari Matsui, Lee W. Riley, Yoshichika Arakawa, Satowa Suzuki
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 681–683. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03068-14
PMCID:
PMC4298499

Case Reports

First Case Report of Fatal Sepsis Due to Campylobacter upsaliensis
Itaru Nakamura, Nami Omori, Ayaka Umeda, Kiyofumi Ohkusu, Tetsuya Matsumoto
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 713–715. Published online 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02349-14
PMCID:
PMC4298521
Pott's Disease? AIDS-Associated Mycobacterium heckeshornense Spinal Osteomyelitis and Diskitis
Robert J. Carpenter, Paul C. F. Graf
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 716–718. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02686-14
PMCID:
PMC4298540
First Human Systemic Infection Caused by Spiroplasma
Ana Aquilino, Mar Masiá, Pilar López, Antonio J. Galiana, Juan Tovar, María Andrés, Félix Gutiérrez
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 719–721. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02841-14
PMCID:
PMC4298541
An Atypical Outbreak of Food-Borne Botulism Due to Clostridium botulinum Types B and E from Ham
Christelle Mazuet, Jean Sautereau, Christine Legeay, Christiane Bouchier, Philippe Bouvet, Michel R. Popoff
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 722–726. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02942-14
PMCID:
PMC4298549
A Case of IMP-4-, OXA-421-, OXA-96-, and CARB-2-Producing Acinetobacter pittii Sequence Type 119 in Australia
Witchuda Kamolvit, Petra Derrington, David L. Paterson, Hanna E. Sidjabat
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 727–730. Published online 2014 Nov 26. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02726-14
PMCID:
PMC4298557
New Tricks from an Old Cow: Infective Endocarditis Caused by Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. dysgalactiae
Stina Jordal, Marte Glambek, Oddvar Oppegaard, Bård Reiakvam Kittang
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 731–734. Published online 2014 Dec 3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02437-14
PMCID:
PMC4298539
Acanthamoeba Encephalitis: Isolation of Genotype T1 in Mycobacterial Liquid Culture Medium
Rula Azzam, Paul R. Badenoch, Michelle J. Francis, Charles Fernandez, Penelope J. Adamson, Claire Dendle, Ian Woolley, Jenny Robson, Tony M. Korman, Maryza Graham
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 735–739. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02887-14
PMCID:
PMC4298535
First Report of an Infant Botulism Case Due to Clostridium botulinum Type Af
Laura I. T. de Jong, Rafael A. Fernández, Virtudes Pareja, Gabriel Giaroli, Sergio R. Guidarelli, Janet K. Dykes, Carolina Lúquez
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 740–742. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02894-14
PMCID:
PMC4298556
Tsukamurella pulmonis Bloodstream Infection Identified by secA1 Gene Sequencing
Inmaculada C. Pérez del Molino Bernal, María E. Cano, Celia García de la Fuente, Luis Martínez-Martínez, Mónica López, Carlos Fernández-Mazarrasa, Jesús Agüero
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 743–745. Published online 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02545-14
PMCID:
PMC4298536
Human Adenovirus Type 7 Infection Associated with Severe and Fatal Acute Lower Respiratory Illness and Nosocomial Transmission
Xianyan Cui, Liang Wen, Zhihao Wu, Nan Liu, Chaojie Yang, Wei Liu, Zhongwei Ba, Jian Wang, Shengjie Yi, Hao Li, Beibei Liang, Peng Li, Leili Jia, Rongzhang Hao, Ligui Wang, Yuejin Hua, Yong Wang, Shaofu Qiu, Hongbin Song
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 746–749. Published online 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02517-14
PMCID:
PMC4298532

Letters to the Editor

FilmArray: Correction of Previously False-Positive Results by Improved Software
Osman Altun, Volkan Özenci
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 750. Published online 2014 Dec 10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02508-14
PMCID:
PMC4298545
New Rapid Diagnostic Tests: a Real Improvement for Clinical Use?
Rafael Fernández-Santos, Juan Rodríguez-García, Ignacio Rodríguez-García
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 751. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02882-14
PMCID:
PMC4298493
Reply to “New Rapid Diagnostic Tests: a Real Improvement for Clinical Use?”
Ferdaus Hassan, Rangaraj Selvarangan
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 752. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03031-14
PMCID:
PMC4298501
Microsporidian Eye Infection from Outdoor Recreational Activities
Kian Sing Chan, Tse Hsien Koh, G. V. Doern
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 753. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03192-14
PMCID:
PMC4298555

Masthead

Editorial Board
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): A1. doi: 10.1128/JCM.masthead.53-2
PMCID:
PMC4298562

Author Corrections

Michael LaRocco, Peter W. Krug, Ed Kramer, Zaheer Ahmed, Juan M. Pacheco, Hernando Duque, Barry Baxt, Luis L. Rodriguez
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 755. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03220-14
PMCID:
PMC4298512
Correction for Dufresne et al., Instability of Aspergillus Galactomannan in Stored Clinical Samples
Simon F. Dufresne, Stéphanie Beauchemin, Christian Lavallée, Michel Laverdière
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 756. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03369-14
PMCID:
PMC4298523

Erratum

Retraction

Sander Dinant, Carolina A. M. Schurink, Jaap W. Deckers, Juliëtte A. Severin
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2): 757. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03415-14
PMCID:
PMC4298528

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