- Multicenter evaluation of a new screening test that detects Clostridium difficile in fecal specimensL Zheng
TechLab, Inc, 2001 Kraft Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
J Clin Microbiol 42:3837-40. 2004..We evaluated C. DIFF CHEK, a new screening test that detects glutamate dehydrogenase of C. difficile. Our results showed that this test was comparable to PCR in sensitivity and specificity and outperformed bacterial culture...
- Molecular characterization and antimicrobial susceptibilities of extra-intestinal Clostridium difficile isolatesLimin Zheng
TechLab, Inc, 2001 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
Anaerobe 13:114-20. 2007..None of the strains was resistant to vancomycin or metronidazole. Imipenem-resistance decreased by EDTA, but susceptibility to meropenem suggests the presence of an imipenem specific metalloenzyme...
- Genetic characterization of toxin A-negative, toxin B-positive Clostridium difficile isolates by PCRJ S Moncrief
TechLab, Inc, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 6364, USA
J Clin Microbiol 38:3072-5. 2000..Toxin A-negative, toxin B-positive isolates have recently been associated with disease in humans, and they may be more common than was previously supposed...