S M Finegold

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Publications

  1. pmc Activities of ABT-773 against microaerophilic and fastidious organisms
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles Division, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:2716-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Fastidiosipila sanguinis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new Gram-positive, coccus-shaped organism from human blood
    Enevold Falsen
    Culture Collection, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University of Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:853-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Clostridium tertium isolated from gas gangrene wound; misidentified as Lactobacillus spp initially due to aerotolerant feature
    Shigeki Fujitani
    Infectious Diseases Section, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 13:161-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Innate immune recognition of, and response to, Clostridium sordellii
    M J Aldape
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Section, Boise, ID 83702, USA
    Anaerobe 16:125-30. 2010
  5. doi request reprint State of the art; microbiology in health and disease. Intestinal bacterial flora in autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Section 111F, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 17:367-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal microflora studies in late-onset autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S6-S16. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Bacteriologic findings associated with chronic bacterial maxillary sinusitis in adults
    S M Finegold
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center West Los Angeles, and University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, CA 90073, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:428-33. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Desulfovibrio species are potentially important in regressive autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Med Hypotheses 77:270-4. 2011
  9. pmc Study of the in vitro activities of rifaximin and comparator agents against 536 anaerobic intestinal bacteria from the perspective of potential utility in pathology involving bowel flora
    S M Finegold
    Department of Medicine, Medical and Research Services, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:281-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Therapy and epidemiology of autism--clostridial spores as key elements
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, United States
    Med Hypotheses 70:508-11. 2008

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  1. pmc Activities of ABT-773 against microaerophilic and fastidious organisms
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles Division, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:2716-9. 2002
    ..With ampicillin-sulbactam and levofloxacin, only 2 and 6% of these strains, respectively, were resistant at the breakpoint. With clindamycin, penicillin G, and metronidazole, 22, 26, and 58% of the strains, respectively, were resistant...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fastidiosipila sanguinis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new Gram-positive, coccus-shaped organism from human blood
    Enevold Falsen
    Culture Collection, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University of Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:853-8. 2005
    ..nov., as Fastidiosipila sanguinis sp. nov. The type strain of Fastidiosipila sanguinis is CCUG 47711(T) (=CIP 108292(T))...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clostridium tertium isolated from gas gangrene wound; misidentified as Lactobacillus spp initially due to aerotolerant feature
    Shigeki Fujitani
    Infectious Diseases Section, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 13:161-5. 2007
    ..Clinicians should be aware of the phenomenon of aerotolerance of some anaerobes and need to clarify the identification of organisms if the clinical picture does not fit the isolated organism...
  4. doi request reprint Innate immune recognition of, and response to, Clostridium sordellii
    M J Aldape
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Section, Boise, ID 83702, USA
    Anaerobe 16:125-30. 2010
    ..sordellii infection is not related to inadequate immune detection of the organism, but rather is attributable to a species-specific immune system dysfunction that remains to be elucidated...
  5. doi request reprint State of the art; microbiology in health and disease. Intestinal bacterial flora in autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Section 111F, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 17:367-8. 2011
    ..Pyrosequencing studies document an abnormal gut microflora in regressive autism subjects as compared to controls. Finally, we present preliminary evidence suggesting that Desulfovibrio may play a key role in this disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal microflora studies in late-onset autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S6-S16. 2002
    ..These studies demonstrate significant alterations in the upper and lower intestinal flora of children with late-onset autism and may provide insights into the nature of this disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bacteriologic findings associated with chronic bacterial maxillary sinusitis in adults
    S M Finegold
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center West Los Angeles, and University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, CA 90073, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:428-33. 2002
    ..A pathogenic role for Granulicatella species in cases of chronic sinusitis was documented for the first time...
  8. doi request reprint Desulfovibrio species are potentially important in regressive autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Med Hypotheses 77:270-4. 2011
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  9. pmc Study of the in vitro activities of rifaximin and comparator agents against 536 anaerobic intestinal bacteria from the perspective of potential utility in pathology involving bowel flora
    S M Finegold
    Department of Medicine, Medical and Research Services, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:281-6. 2009
    ..25 microg/ml. Ninety percent of the strains tested were inhibited by 256 microg/ml of rifaximin or less, an activity equivalent to those of teicoplanin and vancomycin but less than those of nitazoxanide and ampicillin-sulbactam...
  10. ncbi request reprint Therapy and epidemiology of autism--clostridial spores as key elements
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, United States
    Med Hypotheses 70:508-11. 2008
    ..These latter two hypotheses have major implications with regard to the epidemiology of this important and distressing disease and would encourage research into methods to eliminate clostridial spores from the home and other environments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clostridium clostridioforme: a mixture of three clinically important species
    S M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:319-24. 2005
    ..It is important for microbiology laboratories to distinguish between these species and for clinicians to be aware of the differences between them...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cetobacterium somerae sp. nov. from human feces and emended description of the genus Cetobacterium
    Sydney M Finegold
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:177-81. 2003
    ..nov. The proposed type strain of Cetobacterium somerae is WAL 14325(T) (ATCC BAA-474(T) = CCUG 46254T)...
  13. pmc In vitro activities of OPT-80 and comparator drugs against intestinal bacteria
    Sydney M Finegold
    Medical Service, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4898-902. 2004
    ..Poor activity against anaerobic gram-negative rods may maintain colonization resistance...
  14. pmc Porphyromonas uenonis sp. nov., a pathogen for humans distinct from P. asaccharolytica and P. endodontalis
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5298-301. 2004
    ..asaccharolytica. We propose the name Porphyromonas uenonis for the novel species. We have recovered P. uenonis from four clinical infections in adults, all likely of intestinal origin, and from the feces of six children...
  15. doi request reprint Pyrosequencing study of fecal microflora of autistic and control children
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F and Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 16:444-53. 2010
    ..If the unique microbial flora is found to be a causative or consequent factor in this type of autism, it may have implications with regard to a specific diagnostic test, its epidemiology, and for treatment and prevention...
  16. pmc In vitro activities of telavancin and six comparator agents against anaerobic bacterial isolates
    Sydney M Finegold
    Medical Service, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:3996-4001. 2009
    ..25 microg/ml). As expected, gram-negative isolates were not inhibited by telavancin...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multilaboratory comparison of anaerobe susceptibility results using 3 different agar media
    D E Roe
    Anaerobe Systems, Morgan Hill, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S40-6. 2002
    ..1%. These data indicate that a change in the NCCLS reference medium for testing of anaerobic bacteria susceptibility to either BRU or WCB will not affect the MIC results for the antibiotics and organisms evaluated...
  18. doi request reprint Reclassification of Clostridium coccoides, Ruminococcus hansenii, Ruminococcus hydrogenotrophicus, Ruminococcus luti, Ruminococcus productus and Ruminococcus schinkii as Blautia coccoides gen. nov., comb. nov., Blautia hansenii comb. nov., Blautia hydroge
    Chengxu Liu
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1896-902. 2008
    ..nov. One of the new isolates, the hitherto unknown coccus-shaped bacterial strain WAL 14507T (=ATCC BAA-1564T=DSM 19850T) is proposed as representing the type strain of a novel species, Blautia wexlerae sp. nov...
  19. doi request reprint Corynebacterium pyruviciproducens sp. nov., a pyruvic acid producer
    Jia Tong
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1135-40. 2010
    ..We propose the name Corynebacterium pyruviciproducens sp. nov. for the novel species. The type strain is 06-1773O(T) (=WAL 19168(T) =CCUG 57046(T) =ATCC BAA-1742(T))...
  20. pmc "Bacteroides nordii" sp. nov. and "Bacteroides salyersae" sp. nov. isolated from clinical specimens of human intestinal origin
    Y L Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5565-70. 2004
    ..4 mol% for Bacteroides nordii and 42.0 mol% for Bacteroides salyersae. The type strains of Bacteroides nordii and Bacteroides salyersae are WAL 11050 (ATCC BAA-998 or CCUG 48943) and WAL 10018 (ATCC BAA-997 or CCUG 48945), respectively...
  21. doi request reprint Murdochiella asaccharolytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-stain-positive, anaerobic coccus isolated from human wound specimens
    Nurver Ulger-Toprak
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1013-6. 2010
    ..nov., sp. nov., are proposed. Strain WAL 1855C(T) (=ATCC BAA-1631(T) =CCUG 55976(T)) is the type strain of Murdochiella asaccharolytica...
  22. pmc In vitro activity of levofloxacin against a selected group of anaerobic bacteria isolated from skin and soft tissue infections
    H M Wexler
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 42:984-6. 1998
    ..The geometric mean MIC of levofloxacin was lower than those of ofloxacin and ciprofloxacin for every group except Veillonella...
  23. pmc "Bacteroides goldsteinii sp. nov." isolated from clinical specimens of human intestinal origin
    Yuli Song
    Resaerch Service, VA Medical Center West Lost Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4522-7. 2005
    ..nov," is proposed. The G+C content of the DNA is 43 mol% for Bacteroides. The type strain of "B. goldsteinii" is WAL 12034(T) (= CCUG 48944(T) = ATCC BAA-1180(T))...
  24. doi request reprint Gemella asaccharolytica sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens
    Nurver Ulger-Toprak
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1023-6. 2010
    ..nov. The type strain is WAL 1945J(T) (=ATCC BAA-1630(T) =CCUG 57045(T))...
  25. pmc Evaluation of genotypic and phenotypic methods for differentiation of the members of the Anginosus group streptococci
    P H Summanen
    Research Service, Veterans Affair Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1123-8. 2009
    ..S. intermedius can be readily differentiated from the other two species by phenotypic tests; however, 16S rRNA gene or tuf gene sequencing may be needed for separating some strains of S. constellatus from S. anginosus...
  26. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of telithromycin (HMR 3647) against 502 strains of anaerobic bacteria
    H M Wexler
    Research Services, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 47:467-9. 2001
    ..Telithromycin inhibited 100% of Clostridium perfringens, 46-56% of Clostridium difficile and Clostridium ramosum and approximately 90% of non-spore-forming Gram-positive bacilli...
  27. pmc Peptoniphilus gorbachii sp. nov., Peptoniphilus olsenii sp. nov., and Anaerococcus murdochii sp. nov. isolated from clinical specimens of human origin
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VAMedical Center, West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1746-52. 2007
    ..nov., and Anaerococcus murdochii sp. nov. are WAL 10418(T) (= CCUG 53341(T) = ATCC BAA-1383(T)), WAL 12922(T) (= CCUG 53342(T) = ATCC BAA-1384(T)), and WAL 17230(T) (= CCUG 53340(T) = ATCC BAA-1385(T)), respectively...
  28. pmc In vitro activities of DX-619 and four comparator agents against 376 anaerobic bacterial isolates
    D Molitoris
    Medical Service, Greater Los Angeles VAMC, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Bldg 304, Rm E3 237, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:1887-9. 2006
    ..Overall, 90% of the strains were susceptible to DX-619 at < or =1 microg/ml. It was more active than the other four compounds tested except for meropenem, which showed virtually identical overall activity...
  29. pmc In vitro activities of MK-826 (L-749,345) against 363 strains of anaerobic bacteria
    H M Wexler
    Research Services, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:2222-4. 2000
    ..At least 98% of the strains were susceptible to the carbapenems. All strains of Clostridium perfringens, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Peptostreptococcus, and Sutterella wadsworthensis were susceptible to all agents tested...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ampicillin/sulbactam and cefoxitin in the treatment of cutaneous and other soft-tissue abscesses in patients with or without histories of injection drug abuse
    D A Talan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Olive View University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Sylmar, CA 91342, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:464-71. 2000
    ..9%. The 2 drugs were well tolerated. Ampicillin/sulbactam and cefoxitin were equally effective for the empirical treatment of cutaneous or other soft-tissue infections in injection drug abusers and patients who did not inject drugs...
  31. pmc In vitro activity of cefotetan compared with that of other antimicrobial agents against anaerobic bacteria
    H M Wexler
    Research Service, Veterans Administration Wadsworth Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 32:601-4. 1988
    ..Cefotetan and metronidazole were the most active agents against Clostridium difficile. Percent susceptible values for all strains were 72, 79, 44, 82, 93, and 98%, respectively...
  32. pmc Evaluation of 16S rRNA sequencing and reevaluation of a short biochemical scheme for identification of clinically significant Bacteroides species
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Room E3 237, Bldg 304, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1531-7. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc Characterization of Slackia exigua isolated from human wound infections, including abscesses of intestinal origin
    Keun Sung Kim
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1070-5. 2010
    ..exigua species can be isolated from extraoral infections as well as from oral infections. The profiles of susceptibility to selected antimicrobials of this species were also investigated for the first time...
  34. pmc Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Solobacterium moorei isolates from patients with wound infection
    Guili Zheng
    Research Service, VA Medical Center, West Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:873-6. 2010
    ....
  35. pmc 16S ribosomal DNA sequence-based analysis of clinically significant gram-positive anaerobic cocci
    Yuli Song
    Research Service Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1363-9. 2003
    ..This finding is in contrast to the phenotypic identification results, by which only 56% of isolates were correctly identified to species level...
  36. ncbi request reprint Current susceptibility patterns of anaerobic bacteria
    H M Wexler
    Research Services Veterans Administration Medical Center, West Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Yonsei Med J 39:495-501. 1998
    ..As a general guide, antibiograms from the last several years of susceptibility testing at the Wadsworth Anaerobe Laboratory are reported...
  37. ncbi request reprint Short-term benefit from oral vancomycin treatment of regressive-onset autism
    R H Sandler
    Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Rush Children s Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Child Neurol 15:429-35. 2000
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Porphyromonas bennonis sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens
    Paula H Summanen
    Research Service, Anaerobe Laboratory, Building 304, Room E3 237, Veterans Affairs VA West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:1727-32. 2009
    ..nov., with WAL 1926C(T) (=ATCC BAA-1629(T) =CCUG 55979(T)) as the type strain...
  39. ncbi request reprint Alistipes onderdonkii sp. nov. and Alistipes shahii sp. nov., of human origin
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Building 304, Room E3 227, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, CA 90073, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1985-90. 2006
    ..are proposed. The type strains of A. onderdonkii and A. shahii are WAL 8169(T) (=CCUG 48946(T)=ATCC BAA-1178(T)) and WAL 8301(T) (=CCUG 48947(T)=ATCC BAA-1179(T)), respectively; their DNA G+C contents are 58 and 56 mol%, respectively...
  40. pmc In vitro activities of faropenem against 579 strains of anaerobic bacteria
    Hannah M Wexler
    Department of Medicine, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3669-75. 2002
    ..wadsworthensis (18% resistant); 63% of gram-positive non-spore-forming rods were resistant. Some degree of clindamycin resistance was seen in most of the groups tested...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clostridium bolteae sp. nov., isolated from human sources
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles 90073, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:84-9. 2003
    ..nov. The type strain of Clostridium bolteae is WAL 16351T (= ATCC(T) = BAA-613T, CCUG(T) = 46953T)...
  42. pmc Porphyromonas somerae sp. nov., a pathogen isolated from humans and distinct from porphyromonas levii
    Paula H Summanen
    Research Service, Veterans Affair Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4455-9. 2005
    ..levii-like organisms. P. somerae was predominantly isolated from patients with chronic skin and soft tissue or bone infections, especially in the lower extremities...
  43. ncbi request reprint The importance of black-pigmented gram-negative anaerobes in human infections
    S M Finegold
    Research Service, VA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 6:77-82. 1993
    ..Much remains to be done to determine the relative importance of the various taxa of black-pigmented Gram-negative anaerobes and of the different virulence factors produced by them...
  44. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of cefoxitin and parenterally administered cephalosporins against anaerobic bacteria
    V L Sutter
    Research Service, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital Center, Los Angeles, California 90073
    Rev Infect Dis 1:218-23. 1979
    ..fragilis group and is least active against Clostridium species other than C. perfringens...
  45. pmc Real-time PCR quantitation of clostridia in feces of autistic children
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6459-65. 2004
    ..8 x 10(8) CFU/g in controls; respectively). More subjects need to be studied. The assay is a rapid and reliable method, and it should have great potential for quantitation of other bacteria in the intestinal tract...
  46. ncbi request reprint Use of 16S-23S rRNA spacer-region (SR)-PCR for identification of intestinal clostridia
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 25:528-35. 2002
    ..These results indicate that SR-PCR provides an accurate and rapid molecular method for the identification of human intestinal Clostridium species...
  47. ncbi request reprint Multilaboratory comparison of growth characteristics for anaerobes, using 5 different agar media
    D E Roe
    Anaerobe Systems, San Jose, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S36-9. 2002
    ..Brucella agar supplemented with whole or laked blood supports the growth of fastidious anaerobic species better than the WC agars do...
  48. ncbi request reprint Media- and method-dependent variation in MIC values of ceftizoxime for clinical isolates of the Bacteroides fragilis group
    H M Wexler
    Research Service, VA Wadsworth Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    J Chemother 3:12-9. 1991
    ..The results of the broth disk elution procedure were difficult to read and often did not agree with other values...
  49. pmc Development of a flow chart for identification of gram-positive anaerobic cocci in the clinical laboratory
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, Veterans Administration Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:512-6. 2007
    ..Based on the results, a short biochemical scheme that involves the minimum essential biochemical tests for accurate identification of clinically important GPAC was developed...
  50. pmc Mobilization and prevalence of a Fusobacterial plasmid
    Brianna M Claypool
    Sections of Periodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Plasmid 63:11-9. 2010
    ..Plasmid or plasmid-related sequences were identified in 11.5% of the strains examined. These findings demonstrate mobilization properties of a fusobacterial plasmid that may be important in horizontal gene transfer...
  51. ncbi request reprint Rapid identification of Gram-positive anaerobic coccal species originally classified in the genus Peptostreptococcus by multiplex PCR assays using genus- and species-specific primers
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, LA, USA yulis
    Microbiology 149:1719-27. 2003
    ..It will permit a more accurate assessment of the role of various GPAC species in infection and of the degree of antimicrobial resistance in each of the group members...
  52. pmc Isolation of a strictly anaerobic strain of Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Marie Claire Rowlinson
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:857-60. 2006
    ..This paper presents the first documented isolation of a strictly anaerobic Staphylococcus epidermidis strain, confirmed by rpoB gene sequencing...
  53. ncbi request reprint Rapid identification of the species of the Bacteroides fragilis group by multiplex PCR assays using group- and species-specific primers
    Chengxu Liu
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Room E3 237, Bldg 304, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 222:9-16. 2003
    ..fragilis group species. This will permit more accurate assessment of the role of various B. fragilis group members in infections and of the degree of antimicrobial resistance in each of the group members...
  54. ncbi request reprint Anaerotruncus colihominis gen. nov., sp. nov., from human faeces
    Paul A Lawson
    School of Biosciences, University of Reading, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:413-7. 2004
    ..nov., sp. nov. The type strain of Anaerotruncus colihominis is WAL 14565(T)=CCUG 45055(T)=CIP 107754(T)...