Literature

RECENT SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

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]

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.

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]