Fausto Moioli
AntigenVirologyLactobacillus caseiCryptococcus neoformansSepsisOpportunistic infectionCryptococcosisBacteremiaAbdominal surgeryLactobacillusUlcerative colitisCryptococcal antigenRapid detectionIntestinal mucosaLatex fixation testMedicineBiologyMicrobiology
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#1Graziano BargiggiaH-Index: 1
Last. Claudio FarinaH-Index: 20
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Cryptococcosis is a life-threatening infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii . Tests for quick detection of the cryptococcal antigen are needed. This study compares the performance of a lateral flow assay (LFA) to the latex agglutination method. Thirty-five cryopreserved positive samples (sera and cerebrospinal fluids) plus three negative sera for control have been examined. LFA does not need high-temperature incubation or enzyme pre-treatment. All the results, except for one s...
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#1Claudio FarinaH-Index: 20
#2Marco ArosioH-Index: 3
Last. Fausto MoioliH-Index: 1
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AbstractLactobacillus species are part of normal gastrointestinal flora and are an uncommon cause of bacteremia. Lactobacillus casei subsp. rhamnosus was repeatedly isolated in the blood cultures of a 43-year-old woman with ulcerative colitis. Lactobacillus spp. could be considered a potential oppor
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