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Identification of Pseudomonas pseudomallei in clinical practice: use of simple screening tests and API 20NE.

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The API 20NE kit and a simple screening system involving Gram's stain, the oxidase reaction, colistin and gentamicin resistance, and colonial characteristics on a differential agar medium, were used to test 400 strains of Pseudomonas pseudomallei. The API kit identified 390 (97.5%) strains correctly on first testing and all but one of the remainder on second testing. Only one strain was initially misidentified (as Ps cepacia). The screening system was 100% accurate in identifying Ps pseudomal...

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10.1136/jcp.42.6.645

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
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Journal of clinical pathology More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
6
Pages:
645-648
Publication date:
1989-06-01
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EISSN:
1472-4146
ISSN:
0021-9746
Language:
English
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pubs:43080
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uuid:0abfdd00-6a28-4907-9371-3a735c303512
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pubs:43080
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43080
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2012-12-19

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