Simulated Joint Infection Assessment by Rapid Detection of Live Bacteria with Real-Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction
- Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction to Diagnose Tuberculous Arthritis From Joint Tissues and Synovial Fluid. Titov, Alexei G.; Vyshnevskaya, Elena B.; Mazurenko, Sergei I.; Santavirta, Seppo; Konttinen, Yrjö T. // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 128 Issue 2, p205
Reports on a study that assessed the use of polymerase chain reaction to diagnose tuberculous arthritis from joint tissues and synovial fluid. Method of synovial fluid collection; Staining, histology and culture of mycobacteria; Conclusions.
- Molecular Analysis of Urine Sediment for Follow-Up of Urinary Tract Cancers. Pei-Wen Chiang; Schneider, Anne // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;11/01/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p1779
Examines molecular methods in the analysis of urine sediment for monitoring bladder tumors during therapy. Changes in the abnormal markers of genomic instability from desquamated bladder cells over time; Sensitivity of molecular methods such as microsatellite analysis and quantitativepolymerase...
- Specific Conditions: Common Forms of Arthritis. // Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care;2005, p162
Provides information about several forms of arthritis. Osteoarthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Infectious arthritis; Gout.
- Chronic Joint Symptoms and Prior Arthritis Diagnosis in Community Surveys: Implications for Arthritis Prevalence Estimates. Feinglass, Joe; Nelson, Cynthia; Lawther, Timothy; Chang, Rowland W. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun2003, Vol. 118 Issue 3, p230
Presents a study that examined the prevalence estimates for arthritis based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) arthritis case definition. Percentage of BRFSS-defined arthritis that occupied the area population over age 45; Methodology of the study; Results and discussion.
- Group B Streptococcal Septic Arthritis of the Shoulder and Potential Association with Pelvic Examination and PAP Smear. Daner, William E.; Meeks, Brett D.; Foster, William C.; Boardman, Norman D. // Case Reports in Orthopedics;2/14/2016, p1
Group B streptococcal (GBS) infection of a native joint in a nonpregnant adult is uncommon. While many women are colonized with this flora, it rarely becomes pathogenic in its adult host. GBS associated joint infections have been reported, most of which have been related to hematogenous seeding...
- Current Trends in Molecular Diagnostics. Jain, K.K. // Medical Device Technology;Nov2002, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p14
Discusses innovations in molecular diagnostics. Developments in polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and non-PCR methods; RNA diagnostics; Fluorescent in situ hybridization; Peptide nucleic acids; Locked nucleic acids; DNA biochips/microarrays.
- Development of PCR assay for early detection of CMV infection in renal transplant recipients. Lashini, Hadi; Goodarzi, Zahra; Hosseini, Mohammad Javad; Saberfar, Esmail // Nephro-Urology Monthly;May2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p106
Background: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an important viral pathogen in patients undergoing organ transplantation. Objectives: We aimed to develop a molecular qualitative PCR assay for the detection of CMV DNA in clinical samples from renal transplant recipients. Patients and Methods: Polymerase...
- Molecular methods in medical microbiology: Current and future trends. Rahman, M. M. // Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science;Jul2011, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p141
The author reflects on the future and current trends of molecular diagnostic methods in medical microbiology. The author highlights molecular, amplification, and hybridization techniques such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), nucleic acid sequence-based amplification, and western blot. The...
- Chapter 12: Detection and Identification of Microorganisms. Flaws, Maribeth L.; Buckingham, Lela // Molecular Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Methods & Clinical Applicat;2007, p263
Chapter 12 of the book "Molecular Diagnostics" is presented. It focuses on the detection and identification of microorganisms that are common targets for molecular-based laboratory tests. It also discusses the steps used in molecular-based methods including specimen collection, sample...