Literature

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Performance Assessment of the GenomEra Assay in Detecting Group B Streptococcus in Vaginal and Rectal Samples. Haiko J., Khalil M.R., Lüthje P., Niyonkuru B., Ullberg M., Saeedi B. BAOJ Microbio 2018, 4:1

Clinical evaluation of a molecular assay for direct and rapid screening for Streptococcus agalactiae in vaginal/rectal samples. Ataker F., Ahmad S., Lüthje P., Saeedi B. [Poster, Karolinska University Hospital, 2017, Sweden]

Comparative performance study of six commercial molecular assays for rapid detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile. Paitan Y., Miller-Roll T., Adler A. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Aug;23(8):567-572.

Evaluation of combined use of the MALDI-TOF and GenomEra MRSA/SA assay for the direct detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus from positive blood culture bottles. Pescador P., Romero-Gómez M.P., Gómez Gil R., Mingorance J. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2016 Dec;34(10):687-688.

Direct detection of Streptococcus agalactiae using GenomEra CDX. Ghathian K., Dons L., Tapio A. [Poster, ECCMID, 2016, Netherlands]

Evaluation of GenomEra GBS (Abacus) assay for detection of group B streptococci (GBS), after 4 h of enrichment culture in intrapartum vaginal screening. Kunin S., Schindler Y., Harel L., Ravid M. [Abstract, Israel society for microbiology annual meeting, 2016, Israel]

Comparison of GenomEra C. difficile and Xpert C. difficile as Confirmatory Tests in a Multistep Algorithm for Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection. Alcalá L., Reigadas E., Marín M., Fernández-Chico A., Catalán P., Bouza E.J. Clin. Microbiol. 2015 53(1):332-335.

Comparison of BD Max Cdiff and GenomEra C. difficile molecular assays for detection of toxigenic  Clostridium difficile from stools in conventional sample containers and in FecalSwabs.  Hirvonen J.J & Kaukoranta S.-S. J. Eur. Clin. Microbiol. Infect.Dis 2015.

Use of an automated PCR assay, the GenomEra S. pneumoniae, for rapid detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in blood cultures. Hirvonen J.J., Seiskari T., Harju I., Rantakokko-Jalava K., Vuento R., Aittoniemi J. Infect Dis (Lond). 2015;47(11):796-800.

Comparison of the Abacus Diagnostica GenomEra CDX (CDX) PCR and the Focus Diagnostic Simplexa Universal Direct C. difficile (FCD) PCR for the diagnosis of C. difficile Infection (CDI). Gorn I., Adam E., Desjardins M. [Abstract, AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference, 2015, Canada]

GenomEra MRSA/SA, a fully automated homogeneous PCR assay for rapid detection of Staphylococcus aureus and the marker of methicillin resistance in various sample matrixes. Hirvonen J.J., Kaukoranta S.-S. Expert Rev Mol Diagn 2013;13:655-65.

Evaluation of a New PCR Assay, the GenomEra™ C. difficile, for Rapid Detection of Toxigenic Clostridium difficile in Fecal Specimens. Hirvonen J.J., Kaukoranta S.-S. [Poster, ECCMID 2013, Germany]

Evaluation of a New Automated Homogeneous PCR Assay, GenomEra C. difficile, for Rapid Detection of Toxigenic Clostridium difficile in Fecal Specimens. Hirvonen J.J., Mentula S., Kaukoranta S.-S. J Clin Microbiol 2013;51:2908-12.

Toxigenic Clostridium difficile diagnosis: GeneXpert vs Genomera Vs AmpliVue. Halevi Shiraz, Smollan Gill and Keller Nathan. [Poster, Congress in Israel 2013]

One-step sample preparation of positive blood cultures for the direct detection of methicillin-sensitive and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci within one hour using the automated GenomEra CDX™ PCR system. Hirvonen J.J., von Lode P., Nevalainen M., Rantakokko-Jalava K., Kaukoranta S.-S. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2012;31:2835-42.

Evaluación del nuevo sistema automatizado GenomEra™ MRSA/SA para la detección de Staphylococcus aureus resistente o sensible a la meticilina en hemocultivos. Cercenado E., Sánchez-Carrillo C., Marín M., Kestler M., Rodríguez-Creixems M., Bouza E. [Poster, XVI Congreso Seimc 2012, Spain]

Evaluación de tres métodos rápidos para la identificación y determinación de la sensibilidad a cloxacilina de Staphylococcus aureus directamente del hemocultivo positivo. Molinos Abós S., Quesada Fernández M.D., Colomer López M.D.C., Hernández Sánchez C.Y., Ausina Ruiz V., Giménez Pérez M. [Poster, XVI Congreso Seimc 2012, Spain]

Rapid confirmation of suspected methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonies on chromogenic agars by a new commercial PCR assay, the GenomEra MRSA/SA Diagnose. Hirvonen J.J., Nevalainen M., Tissari .P, Salmenlinna S., Rantakokko-Jalava K., Kaukoranta S.-S. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2012;3:1961-8.

Rapid detection of methicillin-sensitive and resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci from blood cultures by automated PCR assay. Hirvonen J.J., Kaukoranta S.-S. [Poster, ICPIC 2011, Switzerland]

Evaluation of a New Commercial PCR Assay, GenomEra™ MRSA/SA Diagnose, for Rapid Detection of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Overnight Culture. Hirvonen J.J., Tissari P., Kaukoranta S.-S. [Poster, IFCC 2011, Germany]