Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, February 19th, 2006
In a recent study, microbiologists in Japan applied the LAMP assay "to the detection of the toxin B gene (tcdB)" of C. difficile "for identification of toxin B (TcdB)-positive C. difficile strains and detection of tcdB in stool specimens."
According to H. Kato and coauthors at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo, "tcdB was detected in all toxin A (TcdA)-positive, TcdB-positive (A+B+) and TcdA-negative, TcdB-positive (A-B+) C. difficile...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.