Journal of clinical microbiology (J Clin Microbiol)

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1 Interpreting chromosomal DNA restriction patterns produced by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis: criteria for bacterial strain typing. 1995 88.05
2 Strain identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by DNA fingerprinting: recommendations for a standardized methodology. 1993 45.22
3 Rapid and simple method for purification of nucleic acids. 1990 44.73
4 Simultaneous detection and strain differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis for diagnosis and epidemiology. 1997 37.26
5 Multilocus sequence typing for characterization of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible clones of Staphylococcus aureus. 2000 34.08
6 Numerical index of the discriminatory ability of typing systems: an application of Simpson's index of diversity. 1988 28.11
7 Preprototype of an automated microbial detection and identification system: a developmental investigation. 1977 21.60
8 Reliability of diagnosing bacterial vaginosis is improved by a standardized method of gram stain interpretation. 1991 20.49
9 Occurrence and stability of insertion sequences in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains: evaluation of an insertion sequence-dependent DNA polymorphism as a tool in the epidemiology of tuberculosis. 1991 19.65
10 Rapid identification of mycobacteria to the species level by polymerase chain reaction and restriction enzyme analysis. 1993 18.91
11 Rapid detection and typing of dengue viruses from clinical samples by using reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction. 1992 17.82
12 Detection of Legionnaires disease bacteria by direct immunofluorescent staining. 1978 17.69
13 Biochemical identification of new species and biogroups of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from clinical specimens. 1985 17.42
14 Automated microbiological detection/identification system. 1977 16.88
15 Simplified scheme for routine identification of human Staphylococcus species. 1975 16.73
16 Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing of oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from the United States: establishing a national database. 2003 16.45
17 16S ribosomal DNA sequence analysis of a large collection of environmental and clinical unidentifiable bacterial isolates. 2000 16.27
18 Defining the normal bacterial flora of the oral cavity. 2005 15.75
19 Insertion element IS986 from Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a useful tool for diagnosis and epidemiology of tuberculosis. 1990 15.64
20 Predominance of a single genotype of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in countries of east Asia. 1995 15.19
21 Charcoal-yeast extract agar: primary isolation medium for Legionella pneumophila. 1979 15.15
22 Escherichia vulneris: a new species of Enterobacteriaceae associated with human wounds. 1982 14.86
23 Typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a university hospital setting by using novel software for spa repeat determination and database management. 2003 14.80
24 Repetitive DNA sequences as probes for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 1988 14.26
25 Identification of Enterococcus species isolated from human infections by a conventional test scheme. 1989 13.84
26 Comparison of genomic DNAs of different enterococcal isolates using restriction endonucleases with infrequent recognition sites. 1990 13.66
27 Passive hemagglutination technique for serotyping Campylobacter fetus subsp. jejuni on the basis of soluble heat-stable antigens. 1980 13.49
28 Rapid detection of west nile virus from human clinical specimens, field-collected mosquitoes, and avian samples by a TaqMan reverse transcriptase-PCR assay. 2000 13.34
29 Application of DNA typing methods to epidemiology and taxonomy of Candida species. 1987 13.21
30 Characterization of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis insertion sequence, IS6110, and its application in diagnosis. 1990 13.19
31 Rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampin resistance by use of on-demand, near-patient technology. 2009 12.98
32 Detection of glycopeptide resistance genotypes and identification to the species level of clinically relevant enterococci by PCR. 1995 12.98
33 Development of a real-time reverse transcriptase PCR assay for type A influenza virus and the avian H5 and H7 hemagglutinin subtypes. 2002 12.70
34 Selective and differential medium for isolation of Clostridium difficile. 1979 12.54
35 Proposal for standardization of optimized mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit-variable-number tandem repeat typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 2006 12.53
36 Detection of plasmid-mediated AmpC beta-lactamase genes in clinical isolates by using multiplex PCR. 2002 12.53
37 Detection and identification of mycobacteria by amplification of rRNA. 1990 12.41
38 Collaborative comparison of broth macrodilution and microdilution antifungal susceptibility tests. 1992 12.13
39 Detection of antibody to avian influenza A (H5N1) virus in human serum by using a combination of serologic assays. 1999 11.94
40 Cultivation of Chlamydia trachomatis in cycloheximide-treated mccoy cells. 1977 11.91
41 Hippurate hydrolysis by Campylobacter fetus. 1980 11.91
42 Primary isolation media for Legionnaires disease bacterium. 1978 11.86
43 Evaluation of protein A gene polymorphic region DNA sequencing for typing of Staphylococcus aureus strains. 1999 11.77
44 The resurgence of tuberculosis: is your laboratory ready? 1993 11.70
45 Comparison of methods based on different molecular epidemiological markers for typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains: interlaboratory study of discriminatory power and reproducibility. 1999 11.63
46 Multilocus sequence typing of Klebsiella pneumoniae nosocomial isolates. 2005 11.50
47 Improved amplification of genital human papillomaviruses. 2000 11.50
48 Identification of rare pathogenic bacteria in a clinical microbiology laboratory: impact of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. 2013 11.31
49 Comparison of various repetitive DNA elements as genetic markers for strain differentiation and epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 1993 11.24
50 Physiological differentiation of viridans streptococci. 1977 11.17
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