Literature

RECENT SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

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. J. J. Hirvonen & S.-S. Kaukoranta 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 JJ, Seiskari T, Harju I, Rantakokko-Jalava K, Vuento R, Aittoniemi J. Infect Dis (Lond). 2015;47(11):796-800.

Usability and performance of Copan eMRSA broth for the preliminary detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in clinical specimens. Hirvonen J. Kaukoranta S.-S. [Poster, ECCMID, 2014, Spain]

Comparison of Copan eMRSA and Oxoid™ contrast MRSA broths for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Hirvonen J.J, Liimatainen O. Vuento R. [Poster, ECCMID, 2014, Spain]

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 JJ, Kaukoranta SS. Expert Rev Mol Diagn 2013;13:655-65.

Evaluation of a New PCR Assay, the GenomEraTM C. difficile, for Rapid Detection of Toxigenic Clostridium difficile in Fecal Specimens. Hirvonen JJ, Kaukoranta SS. [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 JJ, Mentula S, Kaukoranta SS. 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 JJ, von Lode P, Nevalainen M, Rantakokko-Jalava K, Kaukoranta SS. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2012;31:2835-42.

Evaluación del nuevo sistema automatizado GenomEraTM 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 MD, Colomer López MDC, Hernández Sánchez CY, 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 JJ, Nevalainen M, Tissari P, Salmenlinna S, Rantakokko-Jalava K, Kaukoranta SS. 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 JJ, Kaukoranta SS. [Poster, ICPIC 2011, Switzerland]

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