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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY. Volume 29. July 1991. No. 7. MINIREVIEW. Polymerase Chain Reaction: Trenches to Benches. David H. Persing .

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY Volume 29

July 1991

MINIREVIEW Polymerase Chain Reaction: Trenches to Benches. David H. Persing .....

No. 7

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BACTERIOLOGY Molecular Characterization and Proposal of a Neotype Strain for Bartonella bacilliformis. Don J. Brenner, Steven P. O'Connor, Dannie G. Hollis, Robert E. Weaver, and Arnold G. Steigerwalt .......................... Trabulsiella guamensis, a New Genus and Species of the Family Enterobacteriaceae That Resembles Salmonella Subgroups 4 and 5. A. C. McWhorter, Robert L. Haddock, Florencia A. Nocon, Arnold G. Steigerwalt, Don J. Brenner, S. Aleksic, J. Bockemuhl, and J. J.

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Farmer III . ......................................................... Characterization of Serogroup A and B Strains of Neisseria meningitidis with Serotype 4 and 21 Monoclonal Antibodies and by Multilocus Enzyme Electrophoresis. E. Wedege, D. A. Caugant, L. 0. Fr0holm, and W. D.

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Zollinger ............................................................

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Differentiation of Bacillus anthracis from Bacillus cereus by Gas Chromatographic Whole-Cell Fatty Acid Analysis. Dean Lawrence, Stefan Heitefuss, and Horst S. H. Seifert ...................................................

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VIROLOGY, RICKETTSIOLOGY, AND CHLAMYDIOLOGY Intermediate Human Adenovirus Type 22/H10,19,37 as a New Etiological Agent of Conjunctivitis. Mamoru Noda, Yoshiko Miyamoto, Yoshifumi Ikeda, Takeaki Matsuishi, and Takeo Ogino................................... Serotyping of Chlamydia trachomatis by Indirect Fluorescent-Antibody Staining of Inclusions in Cell Culture with Monoclonal Antibodies. San-pin Wang and J. Thomas Grayston................................................ Antigenic Variation among Strains of Chlamydia pneumoniae. Carolyn M. Black, James E. Johnson, Carol E. Farshy, Teresa M. Brown, and Bj0rn P. Berdal ........................................................... Simplified Microtiter Cell Culture Method for Rapid Immunotyping of Chlamydia trachomatis. Robert J. Suchland and Walter E. Stamm.................. Rotavirus-Associated Diarrhea in Rural Bangladesh: Two-Year Study of Incidence and Serotype Distribution. Fu Bingnan, Leanne Unicomb, Zeaur Rahim, Nurun Nahar Banu, G. Podder, John Clemens, F. P. I. Van Loon, M. Raghava Rao, A. Malek, and Saul Tzipori........................... Prospective Multicenter Study on Isolation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 from Homosexual Men after Seroconversion. P. Gupta, H. Farzadegan, D. Imagawa, M. Lee, L. Kingsley, S. Zhou, J. Armstrong, and C. Rinaldo ...................................................... False-Positive Chlamydiazyme Results during Urine Sediment Analysis Due to Bacterial Urinary Tract Infections. James Demaio, Russell S. Boyd, Rise Rensi, and Agnes Clark...............................................

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Chlamydia pneumoniae Elementary Body Antigenic Reactivity with Fluorescent Antibody Is Destroyed by Methanol. San-pin Wang and J. Thomas

Grayston ............................................................ Evaluation of the Rapid CLEARVIEW Chlamydia Test for Direct Detection of Chlamydiae from Cervical Specimens. Nicolas J. Stratton, Lisa Hirsch, Fred Harris, Luis M. de la Maza, and Ellena M. Peterson ................ Suitability of Infection of Cells in Suspension for Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus. Gerri Luker, Connie Chow, Dean F. Richards, and F. Brent Johnson .............................................................

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MYCOLOGY, MYCOBACTERIOLOGY, AND AEROBIC ACTINOMYCETES Model of Recurrent Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Rats. Yoshihito Niki, Edward M. Bernard, Fitzroy F. Edwards, Heinz J. Schmitt, Bessie Yu, and Donald Armstrong ................................................... 1317-1322 Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis of Azole-Resistant and Azole-Susceptible Candida albicans Strains. Michelle A. Pearce and Susan A. Howell.......................................................... Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Using Monoclonal Antibodies for Identification of Mycobacteria from Early Cultures. C. P. H. J. Verstijnen, H. M. Ly, K. Polman, C. Richter, S. P. Smits, S. Y. Maselle, P. Peerbooms, D. Rienthong, N. Montreewasuwat, S. Koanjanart, D. D. Trach, S. Kuijper, and A. H. J. Kolk ................................................... Effect of Tween 80 on Formation of the Superficial L1 Layer of the Mycobacterium avium-Mycobacterium intracellulare Complex. Shunichiro Masaki, Giichi Sugimori, Atuko Okamoto, Jun Imose, and Yoshiyuki Hayashi ..... Use of a Siderophore Detection Medium, Ethylene Glycol Degradation, and PGalactosidase Activity in the Early Presumptive Differentiation of Nocardia, Rhodococcus, Streptomyces, and Rapidly Growing Mycobacterium Species. Ellen Fiss and Geo. F. Brooks ........................................

MYCOPLASMATOLOGY Localization of Endogenous Activity of Phospholipases A and C in Ureaplasma urealyticum. Nihal S. De Silva and Patricia A. Quinn .................. PARASITOLOGY Threshold of Detection of Cryptosporidium Oocysts in Human Stool Specimens: Evidence for Low Sensitivity of Current Diagnostic Methods. Rainer Weber, Ralph T. Bryan, Henry S. Bishop, Susanne P. Wahlquist, James J. Sullivan, and Dennis D. Juranek...................................... Immunoblot Analysis of the Humoral Immune Response to Leishmania donovani infantum Polypeptides in Human Visceral Leishmaniasis. Laurence Rolland-Burger, Xavier Rolland, Caroline W. Grieve, and Loic Monjour

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EPIDEMIOLOGY DNA Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Differentiates Crossed from Independent Infections in Nosocomial Xanthomonas maltophilia Bacteremia. Edouard H. Bingen, Erick Denamur, Nicole Y. Lambert-Zechovsky, Anne Bourdois, Patricia Mariani-Kurkdjian, Jean-Pierre Cezard, Jean Navarro, and Jacques Elion.................................................... DNA Polymorphism in Strains of Listeria monocytogenes. Christian Carriere, Annick Allardet-Servent, Gisele Bourg, Andre Audurier, and Michel

Ramuz............................................................. Seropositivity to Helicobacter pylori: Lack of Association with Length of Hospitalization. Joseph G. Thoene, Mitchell 1. Burken, Robert J. Hopkins, Robert G. Russell, and J. Glenn Morris, Jr.............................. Effects of Incubation Time and Temperature on Microbiologic Sampling Procedures for Hemodialysis Fluids. Matthew J. Arduino, Lee A. Bland, Sonia M. Aguero, and Martin S. Favero ..................................... Molecular Epidemiology of Staphylococcus haemolyticus Strains Isolated in an Albanian Hospital. Frangois Renaud, Jerome Etienne, Anne Bertrand, Yvonne Brun, Timothy B. Greenland, Jean Freney, and Jean Fleurette.... Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae or Borrelia burgdorfeni in Ixodes cookei (Ixodidae) in Connecticut. Louis A. Magnarelli and Robert K. Swihart.... IMMUNOLOGY Monoclonal Antibodies Specific for the Phase-Variant O-Acetylated Kl Capsule of Escherichia coli. R. Torensma, A. van Wijk, M. J. C. Visser, A. Bouter, M. Rozenberg-Arska, and J. Verhoef .................................. Evaluation of a Synthetic-Peptide Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Immunoglobulin M to Human Parvovirus B19. E. Fridell, B. J. Cohen, and B. Wahren ...................................................... Protection of Agammaglobulinemic Piglets from Porcine Rotavirus Infection by Antibody against Simian Rotavirus SA-li. James G. Lecce, H. Lee Leary, Jr., Debra A. Clare, and Rosanne P. Batema..................... Fine Serotyping of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Serotype 1 (HIV-1) and HIV-2 Infections by Using Synthetic Oligopeptides Representing an Immunodominant Domain of HIV-1 and HIV-2/Simian Immunodeficiency Virus. Armelle Baillou, Blandine Janvier, Guy Leonard, Franqois Denis, Alain Goudeau, and Francis Barin .......................................... Production and Characterization of Monoclonal Antibodies Directed against the Lipopolysaccharide of Francisella tularensis. Mark J. Fulop, Timothy Webber, Richard J. Manchee, and David C. Kelly....................... Immunologic Function in a Cohort of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1-Seropositive and -Negative Healthy Homosexual Men. Nancy G. Klimas, Pagniota Caralis, Arthur LaPerriere, Michael H. Antoni, Gail Ironson, John Simoneau, Neil Schneiderman, and Mary Ann Fletcher ............. Production of Polyclonal and Monoclonal Antibodies against Group A, B, and C Capsular Polysaccharides of Neisseria meningitidis and Preparation of Latex Reagents. F. Nato, J. C. Mazie, J. M. Fournier, B. Slizewicz, N. Sagot, M. Guibourdenche, D. Postic, and J. Y. Riou...........................

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Enzyme Immunoassay for Detection of Antibodies against Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus in Sentinel Chickens. James G. Olson, Thomas W. Scott, Leslie H. Lorenz, and James L. Hubbard ..... ................ Evaluation of Monoclonal Antibody-Based Capture Enzyme Immunoassays for Detection of Specific Antibodies to Measles Virus. Dean D. Erdman, Larry J. Anderson, Debra R. Adams, John A. Stewart, Lauri E. Markowitz, and William J. Bellini ................. ................................... Measurement of Antibodies to Varicella-Zoster Virus by Using a Latex Agglutination Test. Sharon P. Steinberg and Anne A. Gershon ..... .............. Cross-Reactive Antibodies Induced by a Monovalent Influenza B Virus Vaccine. Roland A. Levandowski, Peter A. Gross, Marc Weksler, Eldridge Staton, Michael S. Williams, and Joan Bonelli ................................. Effect of Heat or Formalin Treatment of Leptospires on Antibody Response Detected by Immunoblotting. Victoria Pope and Russell C. Johnson ......

GENERAL CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY Comparison of the AutoSCAN-W/A Rapid Bacterial Identification System and the Vitek AutoMicrobic System for Identification of Gram-Negative Bacilli. M. A. Pfaller, D. Sahm, C. O'Hara, C. Ciaglia, M. Yu, N. Yamane, G. Scharnweber, and D. Rhoden ...................................... Comparisons of Standard Curve-Fitting Methods To Quantitate Neisseria meningitidis Group A Polysaccharide Antibody Levels by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay. Brian D. Plikaytis, Susan H. Turner, Linda L. Gheesling, and George M. Carlone ............................................... Evaluation of a Rapid Screening Test for Detecting Group B Streptococci in Pregnant Women. Paul A. Granato and Marianne T. Petosa ..... ............

MOLECULAR CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY Expression in Escherichia coli and Sequencing of the Coding Region for the Capsid Protein of Dutch Maedi-Visna Virus Strain ZZV 1050: Application of Recombinant Protein in Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Detection of Caprine and Ovine Lentiviruses. R. G. Zanoni, 1. M. Nauta, U. Pauli, and E. Peterhans ............................................ Comparison of Ribotyping with Conventional Methods for the Type Identification of Enterobacter cloacae. J. Garaizar, M. E. Kaufmann, and T. L. Pitt ..... Detection of Human Papillomavirus DNA in Genital Lesions by Using a Modified Commercially Available In Situ Hybridization Assay. Michael P. Meyer, Connie A. Markiw, Rosemarie R. Matuscak, Adriana Saker, Kathleen McIntyre-Seltman, and Antonio J. Amortegui ........................... Identification of Verotoxin Type 2 Variant B Subunit Genes in Escherichia coli by the Polymerase Chain Reaction and Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis. S. D. Tyler, W. M. Johnson, H. Lior, G. Wang, and K. R. Rozee ......................................................... Detection of Varicella-Zoster Virus DNA by Polymerase Chain Reaction in the Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients Suffering from Neurological Complications Associated with Chicken Pox or Herpes Zoster. Elisabeth Puchhammer-Stockl, Therese Popow-Kraupp, Franz X. Heinz, Christian W. Mandl, and Christian Kunz ........................................

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Optimization of a Rapid Nonisotopic DNA Probe Assay for Plasmodium falciparum in The Gambia. G. L. McLaughlin, C. Decrind, R. Dayal-Drager, M. Hassan-King, S. Subramanian, and B. M. Greenwood................ Detection of the Lyme Disease Bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, by Using the Polymerase Chain Reaction and a Nonradioisotopic Gene Probe. Darla J. Wise and Terry L. Weaver................................................

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TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS Detection of Tetanus Antitoxin Using Eu3+-Labeled Anti-Human Immunoglobulin G Monoclonal Antibodies in a Time-Resolved Fluorescence Immunoassay. Jorg P. Schroder and Wolf D. Kuhlmann ...............................

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CLINICAL VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY Detection and Enumeration of Toxin-Producing Pasteurella multocida with a Colony-Blot Assay. Tibor Magyar and Richard B. Rimler................ Cross-Reactivity and Antigenic Heterogeneity among Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae Strains of Serotypes 4 and 7. K. R. Mittal and S. Bourdon .......... Epitope Analysis of Capsid and Matrix Proteins of North American Ovine Lentivirus Field Isolates. K. A. Marcom, L. D. Pearson, C. S. Chung, J. M. Poulson, and J. C. DeMartini ......................................... Detection of Anaplasma marginale Rickettsemia Prior to Onset of Clinical Signs by Using an Antigen Capture Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay. Esther S. Trueblood, Travis C. McGuire, and Guy H. Palmer ............ Isolation and Identification of a Variant of Bluetongue Virus Serotype 11 from a Ram in a Bluetongue Outbreak in Western Texas. Shan-Ing Chung, Peggy Billingsley, Charles W. Livingston, Jr., and Ellen W. Collisson ........... ORAL MICROBIOLOGY Biochemical Properties of the Outer Membrane of Treponema denticola. William W. Yotis, Vijay K. Sharma, Chellam Gopalsami, Sima Chegini, John McNulty, Kirk Hoerman, Joseph Keene, Jr., and Lloyd G. Simonson.....

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