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Molecular Mycobacteriology

Techniques and Clinical Applications
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CRC
Medical microbiology & virology, Science/Mathematics, Molecular microbiology, Medical, Science, Research, Mycobacteria, Life Sciences - Biology - General, Life Sciences - Biology - Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Science / Molecular Biology, Methodology, Noc
ContributionsRobert A. Ollar (Editor), Nancy D. Connell (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8124507M
ISBN 100824702409
ISBN 139780824702403

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This work presents an overview of the clinical pathology of mycobacterial and nonpathogens, data on genetically based methodologies for clinical testing, straightforward protocols for molecular manipulations, and theoretical explanations of the molecular mechanisms involved.

Molecular Mycobacteriology: Techniques and Clinical Applications - CRC Press Book This work presents an overview of the clinical pathology of mycobacterial and nonpathogens, data on genetically based methodologies for clinical testing, straightforward protocols for molecular manipulations, and theoretical explanations of the molecular mechanisms involved.

Molecular Mycobacteriology thoroughly examines techniques such as RNA isolation from mycobacteria in situ hybridization with nocardial cells paraffin slide culture technology for isolating and identifying Mycobacterium avium complex organisms safe handling of organisms in genetic analysis.

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Chapter 1 - The Taxonomy of the Genus Mycobacterium Enrico Tortoli. Pages Abstract Phylogenetic studies of the genus Mycobacterium have been based, in the past three decades, on the sequence of the 16S rRNA gene, on concatenated sequences of a few housekeeping genes and, very recently, on whole genome sequences.

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Elizabeth A. Talbot, Brittany J. Raffa, in Molecular Medical Microbiology (Second Edition), Diagnosis of Active TB Traditional Methods of TB Diagnosis. The Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) stain was developed to exploit the mycobacterial genus' acid fastness (for a review of basic mycobacteriology laboratory practice, see [15,16]).

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2.b (but, as i have known, Gram stain doesn’t give color because of Peptidoglycan layer. Gram stain stains cell on the basis of lipid content on cell wall.). The first edition of Molecular Genetics of Mycobacteria (1) was published very shortly after the release of the complete genome sequence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv (2).

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All formal research groups are accredited by the University Research Committee (URC). Faculty of. Molecular assays have not yet been able to replace time-consuming culture-based methods in clinical mycobacteriology.

Using clinical samples and a study period of 35 months we evaluated the use of PCR-based assays to establish a diagnostic workflow with a fast time-to-result of 1–2 days, for 1. detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTB), 2.

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