- Zygomycetes in human diseaseJ A Ribes
Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0084, USA
Clin Microbiol Rev 13:236-301. 2000..Occasional cases of disseminated and angioinvasive disease have recently been described, primarily in immunocompromised patients, suggesting a possible emerging role for this organism as an opportunist...
- Six-year study of the incidence of herpes in genital and nongenital cultures in a central Kentucky medical center patient populationJ A Ribes
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
J Clin Microbiol 39:3321-5. 2001..This study therefore concludes that HSV-2 remains primarily a genital pathogen, while HSV-1 is taking on an increasingly important role in causing genital ulcer disease in addition to being the primary nongenital HSV...
- Comparative performance of herpes simplex virus type 2-specific serologic assays from Meridian Diagnostics and MRL diagnosticsJ A Ribes
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
J Clin Microbiol 39:3740-2. 2001..Blood donor sera were assayed for HSV-2 antibodies by both methods. The sensitivity, specificity, and efficiency were 97.9, 95.4, and 95.9% for the MRL assay and 83.2, 98.2, and 95.5% for the Meridian assay, respectively...