Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

6004.      Alfa MJ, Swan B, VanDekerkhove B, Pang P, Harding GK. The diagnosis of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: comparison of Triage C. difficile panel, EIA for Tox A/B and cytotoxin assays. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Aug;43(4):257-63.

6005.      Dunn JJ, Columbus ST, Aldeen WE, Davis M, Carroll KC. Trichuris vulpis recovered from a patient with chronic diarrhea and five dogs. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Jul;40(7):2703-4.

6006.      Groisman GM, Amar M, Livne E. CD10: a valuable tool for the light microscopic diagnosis of microvillous inclusion disease (familial microvillous atrophy). Am J Surg Pathol. 2002 Jul;26(7):902-7.

6007.      Kang YH, Park YK, Ahn JB, Yeun JD, Jee YM. Identification of human astrovirus infections from stool samples with diarrhea in Korea. Arch Virol. 2002 Sep;147(9):1821-7.

6008.      Kannan S, Chattopadhyay UK, Pal D, Shimada T, Takeda Y, Bhattacharya SK, Ananthanarayanan PH. Isolation and identification of Aeromonas from patients with acute diarrhoea in Kolkata, India. Indian J med Microbiol. 2001; 19(4): 190-2.

6009.      Moyenuddin M, Williamson JC, Ohl CA. Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: current strategies for diagnosis and therapy. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2002 Aug;4(4):279-86. Review.


6010.      Bernier C, Gounon P, Le Bouguenec C. Identification of an aggregative adhesion fimbria (AAF) type III-encoding operon in enteroaggregative Escherichia coli as a sensitive probe for detecting the AAF-encoding operon family. Infect Immun. 2002 Aug;70(8):4302-11.

6011.      Caccio SM, De Giacomo M, Pozio E. Sequence analysis of the beta-giardin gene and development of a polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism assay to genotype Giardia duodenalis cysts from human faecal samples. Int J Parasitol. 2002 Jul;32(8):1023-30.

6012.      Camilleri M, Atanasova E, Carlson PJ, Ahmad U, Kim HJ, Viramontes BE, McKinzie S, Urrutia R.  Serotonin-transporter polymorphism pharmacogenetics in diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2002 Aug;123(2):425-32.

6013.      Elias WP, Uber AP, Tomita SK, Trabulsi LR, Gomes TA. Combinations of putative virulence markers in typical and variant enteroaggregative Escherichia coli strains from children with and without diarrhoea. Epidemiol Infect. 2002 Aug;129(1):49-55.

6014.      Kukuruzovic R, Robins-Browne RM, Anstey NM, Brewster DR. Enteric pathogens, intestinal permeability and nitric oxide production in acute gastroenteritis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Aug;21(8):730-9.

6015.      Lathem WW, Grys TE, Witowski SE, Torres AG, Kaper JB, Tarr PI, Welch RA. StcE, a metalloprotease secreted by Escherichia coli O157:H7, specifically cleaves C1 esterase inhibitor. Mol Microbiol. 2002 Jul;45(2):277-88.

6016.      Miyamoto K, Chakrabarti G, Morino Y, McClane BA. Organization of the plasmid cpe Locus in Clostridium perfringens type A isolates. Infect Immun. 2002 Aug;70(8):4261-72.

6017.      Tosetti C. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and diarrhea. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2002 Jul;35(1):105-6.


6018.      Carlsson E, Bosaeus I, Nordgren S. Body composition in patients with an ileostomy and inflammatory bowel disease: validation of bio-electric impedance spectroscopy (BIS). Eur J Clin Nutr. 2002 Jul;56(7):680-6.

6019.      Cohen MB. Shiga toxin-producing E coli: two tests are better than one. J Pediatr. 2002 Aug;141(2):155-6.