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Volume 52(8);  August 2014

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Photo Quiz

Photo Quiz: An Unexpected Colonoscopic Finding in a 13-Year-Old Boy
Ryan F. Relich, Phillip R. Faught, Morgan H. McCoy, Riley E. Alexander, Bobbi S. Pritt
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2749. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00699-13
PMCID:
PMC4136126
Answer to August 2014 Photo Quiz
Ryan F. Relich, Phillip R. Faught, Morgan H. McCoy, Riley E. Alexander, Bobbi S. Pritt
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3138. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00700-13
PMCID:
PMC4136154

Biographical Feature

Biographical Feature: John Matsen, M.D.
Karen C. Carroll
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2750–2752. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01542-14
PMCID:
PMC4136141

Minireview

Are Quantitative Bacterial Wound Cultures Useful?
George Kallstrom
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2753–2756. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00522-14
PMCID:
PMC4136185

Bacteriology

Characterization of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O111 and O157 Strains Isolated from Outbreak Patients in Japan
Masanori Watahiki, Junko Isobe, Keiko Kimata, Tomoko Shima, Jun-ichi Kanatani, Miwako Shimizu, Akihiro Nagata, Keiko Kawakami, Mikiko Yamada, Hidemasa Izumiya, Sunao Iyoda, Tomoko Morita-Ishihara, Jiro Mitobe, Jun Terajima, Makoto Ohnishi, Tetsutaro Sata
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2757–2763. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00420-14
PMCID:
PMC4136153
A Rapid Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry-Based Method for Single-Plasmid Tracking in an Outbreak of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Anna F. Lau, Honghui Wang, Rebecca A. Weingarten, Steven K. Drake, Anthony F. Suffredini, Mark K. Garfield, Yong Chen, Marjan Gucek, Jung-Ho Youn, Frida Stock, Hanna Tso, Jim DeLeo, James J. Cimino, Karen M. Frank, John P. Dekker
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2804–2812. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00694-14
PMCID:
PMC4136129
Airway Microbiome Dynamics in Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Yvonne J. Huang, Sanjay Sethi, Timothy Murphy, Snehal Nariya, Homer A. Boushey, Susan V. Lynch
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2813–2823. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00035-14
PMCID:
PMC4136157
Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Intervention on Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcus Blood Cultures in Conjunction with Rapid Diagnostic Testing
Jerod L. Nagel, Angela M. Huang, Anjly Kunapuli, Tejal N. Gandhi, Laraine L. Washer, Jessica Lassiter, Twisha Patel, Duane W. Newton
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2849–2854. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00682-14
PMCID:
PMC4136146
Detection of Significant Bacteriuria by Use of the iQ200 Automated Urine Microscope
Enno Stürenburg, Jan Kramer, Gerhard Schön, Georg Cachovan, Ingo Sobottka
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2855–2860. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00112-14
PMCID:
PMC4136165
Development of a Rapid Microarray-Based DNA Subtyping Assay for the Alleles of Shiga Toxins 1 and 2 of Escherichia coli
Lutz Geue, Bettina Stieber, Stefan Monecke, Ines Engelmann, Florian Gunzer, Peter Slickers, Sascha D. Braun, Ralf Ehricht
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2898–2904. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01048-14
PMCID:
PMC4136169
GyrB Polymorphisms Accurately Assign Invasive Viridans Group Streptococcal Species
Jessica Galloway-Peña, Pranoti Sahasrabhojane, Jeffrey Tarrand, Xiang Y. Han, Samuel A. Shelburne
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2905–2912. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01068-14
PMCID:
PMC4136163
New PCR-Based Open Reading Frame Typing Method for Easy, Rapid, and Reliable Identification of Acinetobacter baumannii International Epidemic Clones without Performing Multilocus Sequence Typing
Masahiro Suzuki, Eriko Hosoba, Mari Matsui, Yoshichika Arakawa
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2925–2932. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01064-14
PMCID:
PMC4136133
Competency Assessment of Microbiology Medical Laboratory Technologists in Ontario, Canada
Marc Desjardins, Christine Ann Fleming
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2940–2945. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01035-14
PMCID:
PMC4136158
New Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat Locus Spacer Pair Typing Method Based on the Newly Incorporated Spacer for Salmonella enterica
Hao Li, Peng Li, Jing Xie, Shengjie Yi, Chaojie Yang, Jian Wang, Jichao Sun, Nan Liu, Xu Wang, Zhihao Wu, Ligui Wang, Rongzhang Hao, Yong Wang, Leili Jia, Kaiqin Li, Shaofu Qiu, Hongbin Song
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2955–2962. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00696-14
PMCID:
PMC4136180
Ameer A. Memon, Nawfal R. Hussein, Véronique Y. Miendje Deyi, Alain Burette, John C. Atherton
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2984–2989. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00551-14
PMCID:
PMC4136171
Rapid Detection and Simultaneous Antibiotic Susceptibility Analysis of Yersinia pestis Directly from Clinical Specimens by Use of Reporter Phage
J. P. Vandamm, C. Rajanna, N. J. Sharp, I. J. Molineux, D. A. Schofield
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2998–3003. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00316-14
PMCID:
PMC4136182
Leah Cuthbertson, Geraint B. Rogers, Alan W. Walker, Anna Oliver, Tarana Hafiz, Lucas R. Hoffman, Mary P. Carroll, Julian Parkhill, Kenneth D. Bruce, Christopher J. van der Gast
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3011–3016. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00764-14
PMCID:
PMC4136140
Novel Strategy for Typing Mycoplasma pneumoniae Isolates by Use of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Coupled with ClinProTools
Di Xiao, Fei Zhao, Huifang Zhang, Fanliang Meng, Jianzhong Zhang
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3038–3043. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01265-14
PMCID:
PMC4136174
Comparative Evaluation of Two Chromogenic Tests for Rapid Detection of Carbapenemase in Enterobacteriaceae and in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates
Te-Din Huang, Catherine Berhin, Pierre Bogaerts, Youri Glupczynski
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3060–3063. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00643-14
PMCID:
PMC4136138
Site-Specific Clinical Evaluation of the Luminex xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel for Detection of Infectious Gastroenteritis in Fecal Specimens
Anami Patel, Jose Navidad, Sanjib Bhattacharyya
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3068–3071. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01393-14
PMCID:
PMC4136135
Sensitivity of Real-Time PCR Performed on Dried Sera Spotted on Filter Paper for Diagnosis of Leptospirosis
T. X. Nhan, A. Teissier, C. Roche, D. Musso
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3075–3077. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00503-14
PMCID:
PMC4136181
Cervical and Vaginal Flora Specimens Are Highly Concordant with Respect to Bacterial Vaginosis-Associated Organisms and Commensal Lactobacillus Species in Women of Reproductive Age
William L. Smith, Spencer R. Hedges, Eli Mordechai, Martin E. Adelson, Jason P. Trama, Scott E. Gygax, Andrew M. Kaunitz, David W. Hilbert
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3078–3081. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00795-14
PMCID:
PMC4136166
Performance of the Verigene Gram-Negative Blood Culture Assay for Rapid Detection of Bacteria and Resistance Determinants
Magali Dodémont, Ricardo De Mendonça, Claire Nonhoff, Sandrine Roisin, Olivier Denis
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3085–3087. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01099-14
PMCID:
PMC4136123
Evaluation of the Bruker Biotyper Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry System for Identification of Blood Isolates of Acinetobacter Species
Po-Ren Hsueh, Lu-Cheng Kuo, Tsung-Chain Chang, Tai-Fen Lee, Shih-Hua Teng, Yu-Chung Chuang, Lee-Jene Teng, Wang-Huei Sheng
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3095–3100. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01233-14
PMCID:
PMC4136134

Mycobacteriology and Aerobic Actinomycetes

Genetic Structure of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Population in Cattle Herds in Quebec as Revealed by Using a Combination of Multilocus Genomic Analyses
Jagdip Singh Sohal, Julie Arsenault, Olivia Labrecque, Julie-Hélène Fairbrother, Jean-Philippe Roy, Gilles Fecteau, Yvan L'Homme
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2764–2775. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00386-14
PMCID:
PMC4136152
Pseudo-Outbreak of Pre-Extensively Drug-Resistant (Pre-XDR) Tuberculosis in Kinshasa: Collateral Damage Caused by False Detection of Fluoroquinolone Resistance by GenoType MTBDRsl
Michel K. Kaswa, Muriel Aloni, Léontine Nkuku, Brian Bakoko, Rossin Lebeke, Albert Nzita, Jean Jacques Muyembe, Bouke C. de Jong, Pim de Rijk, Jan Verhaegen, Marleen Boelaert, Margareta Ieven, Armand Van Deun
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2876–2880. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00398-14
PMCID:
PMC4136193
Multilocus Sequence Typing Scheme versus Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis for Typing Mycobacterium abscessus Isolates
Gabriel Esquitini Machado, Cristianne Kayoko Matsumoto, Erica Chimara, Rafael da Silva Duarte, Denise de Freitas, Moises Palaci, David Jamil Hadad, Karla Valéria Batista Lima, Maria Luiza Lopes, Jesus Pais Ramos, Carlos Eduardo Campos, Paulo César Caldas, Beate Heym, Sylvia Cardoso Leão
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2881–2891. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00688-14
PMCID:
PMC4136145
Diagnostic Accuracy of a Molecular Drug Susceptibility Testing Method for the Antituberculosis Drug Ethambutol: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Song Cheng, Zhenling Cui, Yuanyuan Li, Zhongyi Hu
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2913–2924. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00560-14
PMCID:
PMC4136177
Multidrug-Resistant Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Isolated from Cystic Fibrosis Patients
Pedro Henrique Campanini Cândido, Luciana de Souza Nunes, Elizabeth Andrade Marques, Tânia Wrobel Folescu, Fábrice Santana Coelho, Vinicius Calado Nogueira de Moura, Marlei Gomes da Silva, Karen Machado Gomes, Maria Cristina da Silva Lourenço, Fábio Silva Aguiar, Fernanda Chitolina, Derek T. Armstrong, Sylvia Cardoso Leão, Felipe Piedade Gonçalves Neves, Fernanda Carvalho de Queiroz Mello, Rafael Silva Duarte
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2990–2997. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00549-14
PMCID:
PMC4136125
Comparative Mycobacterium tuberculosis Spoligotype Distribution in Mexico
Lucio Vera-Cabrera, Jessica Ramos-Alvarez, Carmen A. Molina-Torres, Lydia Guadalupe Rivera-Morales, Adrian Rendón, Francisco Quiñones-Falconi, Jorge Ocampo-Candiani
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3049–3052. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01043-14
PMCID:
PMC4136179
The Molecular Bacterial Load Assay Replaces Solid Culture for Measuring Early Bactericidal Response to Antituberculosis Treatment
Isobella Honeyborne, Bariki Mtafya, Patrick P. J. Phillips, Michael Hoelscher, Elias N. Ntinginya, Anke Kohlenberg, Andrea Rachow, Gabriel Rojas-Ponce, Timothy D. McHugh, Norbert Heinrich
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3064–3067. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01128-14
PMCID:
PMC4136187

Mycology

Use of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper for Identification of Molds in the Clinical Mycology Laboratory
Bettina Schulthess, Raphael Ledermann, Forouhar Mouttet, Andrea Zbinden, Guido V. Bloemberg, Erik C. Böttger, Michael Hombach
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2797–2803. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00049-14
PMCID:
PMC4136132
Rapid Detection and Identification of Mucormycetes in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Samples from Immunocompromised Patients with Pulmonary Infiltrates by Use of High-Resolution Melt Analysis
Martina Lengerova, Zdenek Racil, Kristyna Hrncirova, Iva Kocmanova, Pavlina Volfova, Dita Ricna, Petr Bejdak, Mojmir Moulis, Zdenek Pavlovsky, Barbora Weinbergerova, Martina Toskova, Jiri Mayer
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2824–2828. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00637-14
PMCID:
PMC4136189
Interlaboratory Comparison of Sample Preparation Methods, Database Expansions, and Cutoff Values for Identification of Yeasts by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Using a Yeast Test Panel
Anneloes Vlek, Anna Kolecka, Kantarawee Khayhan, Bart Theelen, Marizeth Groenewald, Edwin Boel, Multicenter Study Group, Teun Boekhout
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3023–3029. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00563-14
PMCID:
PMC4136148
Three Clustered Cases of Candidemia Caused by Candida quercitrusa and Mycological Characteristics of This Novel Species
Meng Xiao, He Wang, Juan Lu, Sharon C.-A. Chen, Fanrong Kong, Xiao-Jun Ma, Ying-Chun Xu
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3044–3048. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00246-14
PMCID:
PMC4136143
Time to Positivity and Detection of Growth in Anaerobic Blood Culture Vials Predict the Presence of Candida glabrata in Candidemia: a Two-Center European Cohort Study
Nazaret Cobos-Trigueros, Achim J. Kaasch, Alex Soriano, Jorge-Luis Torres, Andrea Vergara, Laura Morata, Yuliya Zboromyrska, Cristina De La Calle, Izaskun Alejo, Cristina Hernández, Celia Cardozo, Franscesc Marco, Ana Del Río, Manel Almela, Josep Mensa, José Antonio Martínez
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3082–3084. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01198-14
PMCID:
PMC4136131

Parasitology

Evaluation of a New Protocol for Retrospective Diagnosis of Congenital Toxoplasmosis by Use of Guthrie Cards
Antonella Marangoni, Maria Grazia Capretti, Morena De Angelis, Paola Nardini, Monica Compri, Claudio Foschi, Azzurra Orlandi, Concetta Marsico, Francesca Righetti, Giacomo Faldella, Roberto Cevenini
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2963–2970. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00106-14
PMCID:
PMC4136192
Asymptomatic “Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis” Infections in Immunocompetent Humans
Renata Welc-Falęciak, Edward Siński, Maciej Kowalec, Joanna Zajkowska, Sławomir A. Pancewicz
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3072–3074. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00741-14
PMCID:
PMC4136151

Virology

Clinical Utility of Droplet Digital PCR for Human Cytomegalovirus
Ruth Hall Sedlak, Linda Cook, Anqi Cheng, Amalia Magaret, Keith R. Jerome
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2844–2848. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00803-14
PMCID:
PMC4136144
Field Study of Dried Blood Spot Specimens for HIV-1 Drug Resistance Genotyping
C. M. Parry, N. Parkin, K. Diallo, S. Mwebaza, R. Batamwita, J. DeVos, N. Bbosa, F. Lyagoba, B. Magambo, M. R. Jordan, R. Downing, G. Zhang, P. Kaleebu, C. Yang, S. Bertagnolio
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2868–2875. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00544-14
PMCID:
PMC4136191
Analytic and Clinical Performance of cobas HPV Testing in Anal Specimens from HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men
Nicolas Wentzensen, Stephen Follansbee, Sylvia Borgonovo, Diane Tokugawa, Vikrant V. Sahasrabuddhe, Jie Chen, Thomas S. Lorey, Julia C. Gage, Barbara Fetterman, Sean Boyle, Mark Sadorra, Scott Dahai Tang, Teresa M. Darragh, Philip E. Castle
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2892–2897. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03517-13
PMCID:
PMC4136172
Detection of Hepatitis B Virus Genotypic Resistance Mutations by Coamplification at Lower Denaturation Temperature-PCR Coupled with Sanger Sequencing
Can Liu, Jinpiao Lin, Huijuan Chen, Hongyan Shang, Ling Jiang, Jing Chen, Yang Ye, Bin Yang, Qishui Ou
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2933–2939. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01127-14
PMCID:
PMC4136161
Assessment of Ambiguous Base Calls in HIV-1 pol Population Sequences as a Biomarker for Identification of Recent Infections in HIV-1 Incidence Studies
Karolin Meixenberger, Andrea Hauser, Klaus Jansen, Kaveh Pouran Yousef, Stefan Fiedler, Max von Kleist, Stephen Norley, Sybille Somogyi, Osamah Hamouda, Norbert Bannert, Barbara Bartmeyer, Claudia Kücherer
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2977–2983. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03289-13
PMCID:
PMC4136167
New Sensitive One-Step Real-Time Duplex PCR Method for Group A and B HIV-2 RNA Load
Véronique Avettand-Fenoel, Florence Damond, Marie Gueudin, Sophie Matheron, Adeline Mélard, Gilles Collin, Diane Descamps, Marie-Laure Chaix, Christine Rouzioux, Jean-Christophe Plantier
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3017–3022. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00724-14
PMCID:
PMC4136173
Hypertrophic Adenoid Is a Major Infection Site of Human Bocavirus 1
J. L. Proenca-Modena, F. E. Paula, G. P. Buzatto, L. R. Carenzi, T. H. Saturno, M. C. Prates, M. L. Silva, L. S. Delcaro, F. C. P. Valera, E. Tamashiro, W. T. Anselmo-Lima, E. Arruda
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3030–3037. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00870-14
PMCID:
PMC4136160
Impact of Isolated Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Core-Specific Antibody Detection and Viral RNA Amplification among HCV-Seronegative Dialysis Patients at Risk for Infection
Guillermina Barril, Juan A. Quiroga, María Dolores Arenas, Mario Espinosa, Nuria García-Fernández, Secundino Cigarrán, José A. Herrero, Gloria del Peso, Pilar Caro, Rebeca García-Agudo, Yésica Amézquita, Ana Blanco, Pilar Martínez-Rubio, José M. Alcázar, Emilio González-Parra, Adoración Martín-Gómez, Inmaculada Castillo, Javier Bartolomé, Vicente Carreño
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3053–3056. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01339-14
PMCID:
PMC4136170
Comparison of Simplexa Flu A/B & RSV PCR with Cytospin-Immunofluorescence and Laboratory-Developed TaqMan PCR in Predominantly Adult Hospitalized Patients
Marie L. Landry, David Ferguson
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3057–3059. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00738-14
PMCID:
PMC4136128

Clinical Veterinary Microbiology

Detection and Molecular Characterization of Mycobacterium microti Isolates in Wild Boar from Northern Italy
M. Beatrice Boniotti, Alessandra Gaffuri, Daniela Gelmetti, Silvia Tagliabue, Mario Chiari, Anna Mangeli, Matteo Spisani, Claudia Nassuato, Lucia Gibelli, Cristina Sacchi, Mariagrazia Zanoni, M. Lodovica Pacciarini
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2834–2843. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00440-14
PMCID:
PMC4136184
Mucosal Disease-Like Syndrome in a Calf Persistently Infected by Hobi-Like Pestivirus
Nicola Decaro, Gianvito Lanave, Maria Stella Lucente, Viviana Mari, Katia Varello, Michele Losurdo, Vittorio Larocca, Elena Bozzetta, Nicola Cavaliere, Vito Martella, Canio Buonavoglia
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2946–2954. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00986-14
PMCID:
PMC4136150

Epidemiology

Azithromycin-Resistant Syphilis-Causing Strains in Sydney, Australia: Prevalence and Risk Factors
Phillip Read, Neisha Jeoffreys, Kaitlin Tagg, Rebecca J. Guy, Gwendolyn L. Gilbert, Basil Donovan
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2776–2781. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00301-14
PMCID:
PMC4136156
Genomic Variation between Campylobacter jejuni Isolates Associated with Milk-Borne-Disease Outbreaks
Joana Revez, Ji Zhang, Thomas Schott, Rauni Kivistö, Mirko Rossi, Marja-Liisa Hänninen
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2782–2786. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00931-14
PMCID:
PMC4136164
Whole-Genome Sequencing for High-Resolution Investigation of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Epidemiology and Genome Plasticity
Dhruba J. SenGupta, Lisa A. Cummings, Daniel R. Hoogestraat, Susan M. Butler-Wu, Jay Shendure, Brad T. Cookson, Stephen J. Salipante
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2787–2796. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00759-14
PMCID:
PMC4136142
Low Vancomycin MICs and Fecal Densities Reduce the Sensitivity of Screening Methods for Vancomycin Resistance in Enterococci
Thamara M. Wijesuriya, Peta Perry, Todd Pryce, John Boehm, Ian Kay, James Flexman, Geoffrey W. Coombs, Paul R. Ingram
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2829–2833. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00021-14
PMCID:
PMC4136124
A Rapid and High-Throughput Screening Approach for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Based on the Combination of Two Different Real-Time PCR Assays
Roel H. T. Nijhuis, Noortje M. van Maarseveen, Erik J. van Hannen, Anton A. van Zwet, Ellen M. Mascini
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2861–2867. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00808-14
PMCID:
PMC4136178
Characteristics of Acute Nongonococcal Urethritis in Men Differ by Sexual Preference
Vinita S. Rane, Christopher K. Fairley, Ajith Weerakoon, Timothy H. Read, Glenda Fehler, Marcus Y. Chen, Catriona S. Bradshaw
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 2971–2976. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00899-14
PMCID:
PMC4136159
Epidemic Diffusion of OXA-23-Producing Acinetobacter baumannii Isolates in Italy: Results of the First Cross-Sectional Countrywide Survey
Luigi Principe, Aurora Piazza, Tommaso Giani, Silvia Bracco, Maria Sofia Caltagirone, Fabio Arena, Elisabetta Nucleo, Federica Tammaro, Gian Maria Rossolini, Laura Pagani, Francesco Luzzaro
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3004–3010. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00291-14
PMCID:
PMC4136168
Prevalence of Recovirus-Neutralizing Antibodies in Human Serum Samples
Tibor Farkas, Cindy Wong Ping Lun
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3088–3090. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01187-14
PMCID:
PMC4136137
Molecular Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Isolates Obtained from the Rikers Island Jail System from 2009 to 2013
Joshua Tanner, Ying Lin, John Kornblum, Carolyn T. A. Herzig, Rachel Bystritsky, Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, Franklin D. Lowy
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3091–3094. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01129-14
PMCID:
PMC4136130

Case Reports

Severe Amoebic Placentitis in a Horse Caused by an Acanthamoeba hatchetti Isolate Identified Using Next-Generation Sequencing
Angela P. Begg, Kristen Todhunter, Shannon L. Donahoe, Mark Krockenberger, Jan Šlapeta
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3101–3104. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01071-14
PMCID:
PMC4136155
Desulfovibrio legallii Prosthetic Shoulder Joint Infection and Review of Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Clinical Characteristics of Desulfovibrio Infections
Shawn Vasoo, Erin L. Mason, Daniel R. Gustafson, Scott A. Cunningham, Nicolynn C. Cole, Emily A. Vetter, Scott P. Steinmann, Walter R. Wilson, Robin Patel, Elie F. Berbari, Nancy K. Henry
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3105–3110. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00083-14
PMCID:
PMC4136176
Infective Meningitis Caused by Phialemonium curvatum
Yueli Zou, Yuhai Bi, Hui Bu, Yunying He, Li Guo, Dongyan Shi
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3111–3113. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00419-14
PMCID:
PMC4136149
Development of Oxacillin Resistance in a Patient with Recurrent Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Eileen M. Burd, Mohammad Tauqeer Alam, Karla D. Passalacqua, Ameeta S. Kalokhe, Molly E. Eaton, Sarah W. Satola, Colleen S. Kraft, Timothy D. Read
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3114–3117. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00615-14
PMCID:
PMC4136127
Cluster of Infections Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in Humans in a Tertiary Hospital
Gustaf Starlander, Stefan Börjesson, Ulrika Grönlund-Andersson, Christian Tellgren-Roth, Åsa Melhus
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3118–3120. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00703-14
PMCID:
PMC4136194
Disseminated Mycobacterium lentiflavum Responsible for Hemophagocytic Lymphohistocytosis in a Man with a History of Heart Transplantation
G. Thomas, S. Hraiech, S. Dizier, P. J. Weiller, N. Ene, J. Serratrice, V. Secq, P. Ambrosi, M. Drancourt, A. Roch, L. Papazian
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3121–3123. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00758-14
PMCID:
PMC4136136
Probiotic-Associated Aspiration Pneumonia Due to Lactobacillus rhamnosus
Christopher D. Doern, Sean T. Nguyen, Folashade Afolabi, Carey-Ann D. Burnham
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3124–3126. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01065-14
PMCID:
PMC4136183
Zoonotic Anatrichosomiasis in a Mother and Daughter
Mark L. Eberhard, John W. Hellstein, Emily A. Lanzel
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3127–3129. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01236-14
PMCID:
PMC4136162
Unexpected Blastomyces dermatitidis Etiology of Fungal Sinusitis and Erosive Palatal Infection in a Diabetic Patient
Jane Thomas, Erik Munson, John C. Christianson
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3130–3133. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01392-14
PMCID:
PMC4136175

Letter to the Editor

Comamonas kerstersii and the Perforated Appendix
Jason S. Biswas, Joseph Fitchett, Geraldine O'Hara
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3134. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00909-14
PMCID:
PMC4136147

Masthead

Editorial Board
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): A1. doi: 10.1128/JCM.masthead.52-8
PMCID:
PMC4136188

Author Corrections

Henrik Hasman, Dhany Saputra, Thomas Sicheritz-Ponten, Ole Lund, Christina Aaby Svendsen, Niels Frimodt-Møller, Frank M. Aarestrup
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3136. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01369-14
PMCID:
PMC4136190
David N. Fredricks, Tina L. Fiedler, Katherine K. Thomas, Caroline M. Mitchell, Jeanne M. Marrazzo
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3137. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01463-14
PMCID:
PMC4136186

Erratum

Fosfomycin Susceptibility in Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae from Germany
Martin Kaase, Florian Szabados, Agnes Anders, Sören G. Gatermann
J Clin Microbiol. Aug 2014; 52(8): 3135. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01515-14
PMCID:
PMC4136139

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