Constance A Bell

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Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A real-time combined polymerase chain reaction assay for the rapid detection and differentiation of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Ehrlichia ewingii
    Constance A Bell
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 53:301-6. 2005
  2. pmc Specimens from a vesicular lesion caused by molluscum contagiosum virus produced a cytopathic effect in cell culture that mimicked that produced by herpes simplex virus
    Constance A Bell
    Department of Pathology and Area Laboratory Services, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:283-6. 2006
  3. pmc Detection of Bacillus anthracis DNA by LightCycler PCR
    Constance A Bell
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2897-902. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Application of rapid-cycle real-time polymerase chain reaction for the detection of microbial pathogens: the Mayo-Roche Rapid Anthrax Test
    James R Uhl
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:673-80. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint A real-time combined polymerase chain reaction assay for the rapid detection and differentiation of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Ehrlichia ewingii
    Constance A Bell
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 53:301-6. 2005
    ..Sensitivity and specificity were at least 100% compared with conventional PCR. This assay provides a rapid method for the detection and differentiation of the causative agents of human ehrlichiosis in the United States...
  2. pmc Specimens from a vesicular lesion caused by molluscum contagiosum virus produced a cytopathic effect in cell culture that mimicked that produced by herpes simplex virus
    Constance A Bell
    Department of Pathology and Area Laboratory Services, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:283-6. 2006
    ..As reported herein, viral culture of specimens from atypical lesions may produce an abortive infection in limited cell lines and a cytopathic effect suggestive of herpes simplex virus...
  3. pmc Detection of Bacillus anthracis DNA by LightCycler PCR
    Constance A Bell
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2897-902. 2002
    ..anthracis. Additional clinical studies are required to determine the usefulness of this test for the rapid identification of B. anthracis directly from human specimens...
  4. ncbi request reprint Application of rapid-cycle real-time polymerase chain reaction for the detection of microbial pathogens: the Mayo-Roche Rapid Anthrax Test
    James R Uhl
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:673-80. 2002
    ..This latter test is commercially available as the result of a collaborative venture between Mayo Clinic and Roche Applied Science, hence the designation The Mayo-Roche Rapid Anthrax Test...