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First Report of blaNDM and blaOXA-58 Coexistence in Acinetobacter junii

First Report of blaN...

First Report of blaNDM and blaOXA-58 Coexistence in Acinetobacter junii

18 Nov 2019

This study reports the isolation of an A. junii strain that was resistant to all β-lactam antibiotics, including the carbapenems, and the aminoglycosides. To the authors’ knowledge, this is the first report of the coexis...

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GPT2 mutations cause developmental encephalopathy with microcephaly and features of complicated hereditary spastic paraplegia

GPT2 mutations cause...

GPT2 mutations cause developmental encephalopathy with microcephaly and features of complicated here...

18 Nov 2019

This study presents five patients from two consanguineous families with Palestinian ancestry with a novel homozygous stop mutation in GPT2.

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Evaluation of Meropenem, Imipenem and Ertapenem Impregnated MacConkey Agar Plates for the Detection of Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

Evaluation of Merope...

Evaluation of Meropenem, Imipenem and Ertapenem Impregnated MacConkey Agar Plates for the Detection...

18 Nov 2019

In this study, the evaluation of cost effective MacConkey Agar plates impregnated with one of the carbapenems (meropenem, imipenem and ertapenem) for the detection of CRE’s is reported. In addition, the specificity, anal...

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Comparison between Pernasal Flocked Swabs and Nasopharyngeal Aspirates for Detection of Common Respiratory Viruses in Samples from Children

Comparison between P...

Comparison between Pernasal Flocked Swabs and Nasopharyngeal Aspirates for Detection of Common Respi...

18 Nov 2019

In this prospective study we compared the use of pernasal flocked swab samples with the use of nasopharyngeal aspirate (NPA) samples for the detection of respiratory viruses from 455 children less than 5 years of age.

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M40-A2, Quality Control of Microbiological Transport Systems; Approved Standards–Second Edition

M40-A2, Quality Cont...

M40-A2, Quality Control of Microbiological Transport Systems; Approved Standards–Second Edition

18 Nov 2019

This document provides criteria to assist manufacturers and end users of transport devices in providing and selecting dependable products for the transport of microbiological clinical specimen.

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