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an enzyme that induces coagulation

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QuickFISH marks a significant advance in time-to-result and ease-of-use that will help clinicians, hospital pharmacists and clinical microbiologists optimize antibiotic therapy much earlier for patients with bloodstream infections, including septicemia, caused by dangerous bacterial pathogens including Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci.
For patients with positive cultures, the most common organisms were coagulase-negative staphylococci (3), alpha streptococci (viridans group) (2), and S.
Species identification and methicillin resistance of coagulase-negative staphylococci from clinical specimens.
Mangalpally also cultured 11 doorknobs from hospital bathrooms, and found that 9 were culture positive; all of those grew only coagulase-negative staphylococci.
Study conclusions: Year 2011 SENTRY Program surveillance results for dalbavancin (DAL) document sustained potent activity against Staphylococcus aureus (SA), coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS), beta-hemolytic streptococci (HS), viridans gr.
1] Today's announcement of the commercial launch of Gram-Negative QuickFISH BC adds to AdvanDx's two gram-positive QuickFISH tests: Staphylococcus QuickFISH BC for the identification of Staphylococcus aureus and/or coagulase-negative staphylococci; and Enterococcus QuickFISH BC, for the identification of Enterococcus faecalis and/or selected other enterococci.
However, the large number of coagulase-negative staphylococci and micrococci isolated may suggest contamination by personnel, as these are common skin commensals.
length of stay and unnecessary vanco-mycin use due to coagulase-negative Staphylococcus-contaminated blood cultures(4);
Our study is consistent with Hoyt's results, which demonstrated a preponderance of coagulase-negative staphylococci.
It is plausible that unrecognized but widespread contamination of ECG lead wires is an important mechanism of cross-infection in hospitals, especially of resistant nosocomial bacteria such as methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative streptococci, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, gram negative bacilli resistant to extended-spectrum [beta]-lactams, and Clostridium difficile," said Dr.
His postchemotherapy course had been complicated by febrile neutropenia, recurrent coagulase-negative staphylococcal bacteremia, and gastrostomy site infections.
15 Epidemiology of Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci and Infections Caused by these Organisms (Kathie L.
Evaluation of a triplex PCR assay to discriminate Staphylococcus aureus from coagulase-negative staphylococci and determine methicillin resistance from blood cultures.
aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci were highly susceptible to cloxacillin and resistant to penicillin.
Determining the clinical significance of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from blood cultures.