Michael D Smith

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Affiliation: Taunton and Somerset Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid diagnosis of bacteremic pneumococcal infections in adults by using the Binax NOW Streptococcus pneumoniae urinary antigen test: a prospective, controlled clinical evaluation
    Michael D Smith
    Public Health Laboratory, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton, TA1 5DB, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2810-3. 2003
  2. pmc Diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in adults with bacteremia and community-acquired pneumonia: clinical comparison of pneumococcal PCR and urinary antigen detection
    Michael D Smith
    Department of Microbiology, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1046-9. 2009
  3. pmc Diagnosis of invasive pneumococcal infection by serotype-specific urinary antigen detection
    John P Leeming
    Health Protection Agency South West Regional Laboratory, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4972-6. 2005

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Publications3

  1. pmc Rapid diagnosis of bacteremic pneumococcal infections in adults by using the Binax NOW Streptococcus pneumoniae urinary antigen test: a prospective, controlled clinical evaluation
    Michael D Smith
    Public Health Laboratory, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton, TA1 5DB, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2810-3. 2003
    ..Detection of urinary antigen is a valuable, sensitive, and rapid test for the early diagnosis of bacteremic pneumococcal infections in adult patients, even after antibiotic treatment has commenced...
  2. pmc Diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in adults with bacteremia and community-acquired pneumonia: clinical comparison of pneumococcal PCR and urinary antigen detection
    Michael D Smith
    Department of Microbiology, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1046-9. 2009
    ..Urinary antigen detection is the nonculture diagnostic method of choice for patients with possible severe pneumococcal infection...
  3. pmc Diagnosis of invasive pneumococcal infection by serotype-specific urinary antigen detection
    John P Leeming
    Health Protection Agency South West Regional Laboratory, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4972-6. 2005
    ..8%. These assays should prove valuable in epidemiological investigation of invasive pneumococcal infection in adults, particularly if combined with a sensitive C-polysaccharide detection assay to screen for positive samples...