Authors:Annalena Reitz, Sven Poppert, Melanie Rieker, and Hagen Frickmann
bloodculture materials. As early as at the beginning of the new millennium, small and in part poorly evaluated probe panels for the identification of bloodculture pathogens were published [ 2 ], but insufficient standardization limited the
Authors:Andrea Horváth, Katalin Kristóf, Marianne Konkoly-Thege, and K. Nagy
Peters, R. P. H., Savelkoul, P. H. M., Simoons-Smit, A. M. et al.: Rapid identification of pathogens in bloodcultures with a modified FISH assay. J. Clin. Microb. 44 , 4186–4188 (2006).
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Authors:Sofia Stokkou, Gernot Geginat, Dirk Schlüter, and Ina Tammer
Weinstein MP, Murphy JR, Reller LB, Lichtenstein KA: The clinical significance of positive bloodcultures: a comprehensive analysis of 500 episodes of bacteremia and fungemia in adults. II. Clinical observations
Authors:Philipp Warnke, Thomas Köller, Paul Stoll, and Andreas Podbielski
We report the case of a nosocomial infection due to Enterococcus cecorum isolated from a blood culture of a 75-year-old septic male patient. Matrix-assisted laser desorption–ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) and Vitek 2 succeeded in identification of the isolate.