Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  


9780.   Agarwal P, Sharma D, Agarwal A, Agarwal V, Tandon A, Baghel KD, Raina VK. Tuberculous appendicitis in India. Trop Doct. 2004 Jan;34(1):36-8.

9781.   Anderson EJ, Weber SG. Rotavirus infection in adults. Lancet Infect Dis. 2004 Feb;4(2):91-9.

9782.   Andersson RE. Meta-analysis of the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of appendicitis. Br J Surg. 2004 Jan;91(1):28-37. Review.

9783.   Beuret C. Simultaneous detection of enteric viruses by multiplex real-time RT-PCR. J Virol Methods. 2004 Jan;115(1):1-8.

9784.   Buhling F, Koch G, Wex T, Heimburg A, Vieth M, Leodolter A, Roessner A, Ansorge S, Malfertheiner P. Simultaneous detection and differentiation of anti-Helicobacter pylori antibodies by flow microparticle immunofluorescence assay. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2004 Jan;11(1):131-6.

9785.   Cabrera-Abreu JC, Davies P, Matek Z, Murphy MS. Performance of blood tests in diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease in a specialist clinic. Arch Dis Child. 2004 Jan;89(1):69-71.

9786.   Cobb BA, Carlo WA, Ambalavanan N. Gastric residuals and their relationship to necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants. Pediatrics. 2004 Jan;113(1 Pt 1):50-3.

9787.   Drut R, Drut RM. Lymphocytic gastritis in pediatric celiac disease -- immunohistochemical study of the intraepithelial lymphocytic component. Med Sci Monit. 2004 Jan;10(1):CR38-42.

9788.   Glickman JN, Bousvaros A, Farraye FA, Zholudev A, Friedman S, Wang HH, Leichtner AM, Odze RD. Pediatric patients with untreated ulcerative colitis may present initially with unusual morphologic findings. Am J Surg Pathol. 2004 Feb;28(2):190-7.

9789.   Iwanaka T, Kawashima H, Kishimoto H, Kakinuma M, Arai K, Sakurai J, Nagahama M.  Enteritis necroticans caused by Clostridium perfringens type A. J Pediatr. 2004 Mar;144(3):410.

9790.   Kawashima H, Inage Y, Ogihara M, Kashiwagi Y, Takekuma K, Hoshika A, Mori T, Watanabe Y. Serum and cerebrospinal fluid nitrite/nitrate levels in patients with rotavirus gastroenteritis induced convulsion. Life Sci. 2004 Jan 30;74(11):1397-405.

9791.   Kelly P, Feakins R, Domizio P, Murphy J, Bevins C, Wilson J, McPhail G, Poulsom R, Dhaliwal W. Paneth cell granule depletion in the human small intestine under infective and nutritional stress. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Feb;135(2):303-9.

9792.   Makidono C, Mizuno M, Nasu J, Hiraoka S, Okada H, Yamamoto K, Fujita T, Shiratori Y. Increased serum concentrations and surface expression on peripheral white blood cells of decay-accelerating factor (CD55) in patients with active ulcerative colitis. J Lab Clin Med. 2004 Mar;143(3):152-8.

9793.   Medina C, Vilaseca J, Videla S, Fabra R, Armengol-Miro JR, Malagelada JR. Outcome of patients with ischemic colitis: review of fifty-three cases. Dis Colon Rectum. 2004 Feb;47(2):180-4.

9794.   Olesen M, Eriksson S, Bohr J, Jarnerot G, Tysk C. Microscopic colitis: a common diarrhoeal disease. An epidemiological study in Orebro, Sweden, 1993-1998. Gut. 2004 Mar;53(3):346-50.

9795.   Pang XL, Lee B, Boroumand N, Leblanc B, Preiksaitis JK, Yu Ip CC. Increased detection of rotavirus using a real time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay in stool specimens from children with diarrhea. J Med Virol. 2004 Mar;72(3):496-501.

9796.   Papadakis KA. Chemokines in inflammatory bowel disease. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2004 Jan;4(1):83-9. Review.

9797.   Probert CS, Jones PR, Ratcliffe NM. A novel method for rapidly diagnosing the causes of diarrhoea. Gut. 2004 Jan;53(1):58-61.

9798.   Stallmach A, Marth T, Weiss B, Wittig BM, Hombach A, Schmidt C, Neurath M, Zeitz M, Zeuzem S, Abken H. An interleukin 12 p40-IgG2b fusion protein abrogates T cell mediated inflammation: anti-inflammatory activity in Crohn's disease and experimental colitis in vivo. Gut. 2004 Mar;53(3):339-45.

9799.   Streutker CJ, Bernstein CN, Chan VL, Riddell RH, Croitoru K. Detection of species-specific helicobacter ribosomal DNA in intestinal biopsy samples from a population-based cohort of patients with ulcerative colitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Feb;42(2):660-4.

9800.   Tachibana H, Takekoshi M, Cheng XJ, Nakata Y, Takeuchi T, Ihara S.  Bacterial expression of a human monoclonal antibody-alkaline phosphatase conjugate specific for Entamoeba histolytica. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2004 Jan;11(1):216-8.

9801.   Thornton AC, Jennings-Conklin KS, McCormick MI. Noroviruses: agents in outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis. Disaster Manag Response. 2004 Jan-Mar;2(1):4-9.

9802.   van de Wetering MD, Caron HN, Biezeveld M, Taminiau JA, ten Kate FJ, Spanjaard L, Kuijpers TW. Severity of enterocolitis is predicted by IL-8 in paediatric oncology patients. Eur J Cancer. 2004 Mar;40(4):571-8.

9803.   Vasilev V, Andorn N, Japheth R, Agmon V. Variability of Shigella flexneri serotypes in Israel during a period of two years: 2000 and 2001. Epidemiol Infect. 2004 Jan;132(1):51-6.

9804.   Wang HL, Shah AG, Yerian LM, Cohen RD, Hart J. Collagenous gastritis: an unusual association with profound weight loss. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004 Feb;128(2):229-32.


9805.   Andruilli A, Annese V, Latiano A, Palmieri O, Fortina P, Ardizzone S, Cottone M, D'Inca R, Riegler G. The frame-shift mutation of the NOD2/CARD15 gene is significantly increased in ulcerative colitis: an *IG-IBD study. Gastroenterology. 2004 Feb;126(2):625-7.

9806.   Bailly JL, Cardoso MC, Labbe A, Peigue-Lafeuille H. Isolation and identification of an enterovirus 77 recovered from a refugee child from Kosovo, and characterization of the complete virus genome. Virus Res. 2004 Feb;99(2):147-55.

9807.   Chaveerach P, Lipman LJ, van Knapen F. Antagonistic activities of several bacteria on in vitro growth of 10 strains of Campylobacter jejuni/coli. Int J Food Microbiol. 2004 Jan 1;90(1):43-50.

9808.   Espul C, Martinez N, Noel JS, Cuello H, Abrile C, Grucci S, Glass R, Berke T, Matson DO. Prevalence and characterization of astroviruses in Argentinean children with acute gastroenteritis. J Med Virol. 2004 Jan;72(1):75-82.

9809.   Ethelberg S, Olsen KE, Gerner-Smidt P, Molbak K. Household outbreaks among culture-confirmed cases of bacterial gastrointestinal disease. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Feb 15;159(4):406-12.

9810.   Jefferson T. Informed choice and balance are victims of the MMR-autism saga. Lancet Infect Dis. 2004 Mar;4(3):135-6.

9811.   Jennison AV, Verma NK. Shigella flexneri infection: pathogenesis and vaccine development. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2004 Feb;28(1):43-58. Review.

9812.   Kirkwood C. Viral gastroenteritis in Europe: a new norovirus variant? Lancet. 2004 Feb 28;363(9410):671-2.

9813.   Midian-Singh R, Polen A, Durishin C, Crock RD, Whittier FC, Fahmy N. Ischemic colitis revisited: a prospective study identifying hypercoagulability as a risk factor. South Med J. 2004 Feb;97(2):120-3.

9814.   Nolan B. Infectious diarrhea, both viral and bacterial. Mil Med. 2004 Jan;169(1):v.

9815.   Ozaki E, Kato H, Kita H, Karasawa T, Maegawa T, Koino Y, Matsumoto K, Takada T, Nomoto K, Tanaka R, Nakamura S. Clostridium difficile colonization in healthy adults: transient colonization and correlation with enterococcal colonization. J Med Microbiol. 2004 Feb;53(Pt 2):167-72.

9816.   Pazhani GP, Sarkar B, Ramamurthy T, Bhattacharya SK, Takeda Y, Niyogi SK. Clonal multidrug-resistant Shigella dysenteriae type 1 strains associated with epidemic and sporadic dysenteries in eastern India. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Feb;48(2):681-4.

9817.   Thapar N, Sanderson IR. Diarrhoea in children: an interface between developing and developed countries. Lancet. 2004 Feb 21;363(9409):641-53. Review.

9818.   Varghese V, Das S, Singh NB, Kojima K, Bhattacharya SK, Krishnan T, Kobayashi N, Naik TN. Molecular characterization of a human rotavirus reveals porcine characteristics in most of the genes including VP6 and NSP4. Arch Virol. 2004 Jan;149(1):155-72.


9819.   Black S, Shinefield H, Hansen J, Lewis E, Su L, Coplan P. A post-licensure evaluation of the safety of inactivated hepatitis A vaccine (VAQTA, Merck) in children and adults. Vaccine. 2004 Jan 26;22(5-6):766-72.

9820.   Green JR, Swan CH, Gibson JA, Kerr GD, Swarbrick ET, Thornton PC. Patient-led variable dosing with balsalazide as long-term therapy for maintenance in ulcerative colitis: a 3-year prospective observational study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Feb 15;19(4):435-42.

9821.   Kuipers EJ, Nelis GF, Klinkenberg-Knol EC, Snel P, Goldfain D, Kolkman JJ, Festen HP, Dent J, Zeitoun P, Havu N, Lamm M, Walan A. Cure of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with reflux oesophagitis treated with long term omeprazole reverses gastritis without exacerbation of reflux disease: results of a randomised controlled trial. Gut. 2004 Jan;53(1):12-20.

9822.   McColl KE. Helicobacter pylori infection and long term proton pump inhibitor therapy. Gut. 2004 Jan;53(1):5-7. 

9823. Soncini M, Triossi O, Leo P, Magni G; RING Study Group. Inflammatory bowel disease and hospital treatment in Italy: the RING multi-centre study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Jan 1;19(1):63-8.