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Meningeal coccidioidomycosis diagnosed by real-time polymerase chain reaction analysis of cerebrospinal fluid.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20924686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe two cases of coccidioidal meningitis (CM) diagnosed using real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis of cerebrospinal fluid. These cases highlight the promise of PCR as a diagnostic method to assist in the rapid diagnosis of CM.
Authors:
Matthew J Binnicker; Alina S Popa; Jelena Catania; Maria Alexov; Geoffrey Tsaras; Farrell Lloyd; Nancy L Wengenack; Mark J Enzler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mycopathologia     Volume:  171     ISSN:  1573-0832     ISO Abbreviation:  Mycopathologia     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505689     Medline TA:  Mycopathologia     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  285-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.
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