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Poster Sessions
Evaluation of culture methods for isolation
of Clostridium difficile and comparison of
phenotypic identification with identification
by 16S ribosomal DNA sequencing and
matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation –
time-of-flight mass spectrometry
A. Jain*, C. Pope, M. Wilks, M. Pond, J. Haigh,
T. Planche (London, UK)
Performance of the GenoType® MTBDRplus
assay for detection of Mycobacterium
tuberculosis drug resistance in routine
settings: a multicentre study
S. Mironova, I. Kontsevaya*, E. Pimkina,
V. Nikolayevskyy, G. Skenders, T. Kummik,
Y. Balabanova, F. Drobniewski (Samara, RU;
Vilnius, LT; London, UK; Riga, LV; Tartu, EE)
Lack of impact of strain type on detection
of Clostridium difficile using PCR and
glutamate dehydrogenase
S. Goldenberg*, M. Gumba, A. Hall, A. Patel,
G. French (London, UK)
Evaluation of five methods for rapid detection
of Clostridium difficile in diarrhoeal stool
samples from paediatric patients
C. Burnham*, D. Tasler, R. Craven,
L.F. Westblade, W.M. Dunne (Saint Louis, US)
Clinical utility of immunochromatographic
assay based on mouse monoclonal antiMPT64 antibody for simple and rapid
discrimination between M. tuberculosis
complex and non-tuberculous mycobacteria
in clinical isolates of extrapulmonary
A. Maurya*, S. Kant, V. Nag, R. Kushwaha,
S. Jain, T.N. Dhole (Lucknow, IN)
Experience and consequences of using
improved methods for the diagnosis of
Clostridium difficile infection
S. Goldenberg*, N. Price, D. Tucker, P. Wade,
G. French (London, UK)
Ambiguous Quantiferon-TB gold test results
in Swiss healthcare workers: analysis of
IL-2/IFN-g ratios
D. Mayor*, A. Berger, P. Bittel, P. Iseli,
F. Suter-Riniker, T. Bodmer (Berne, CH)
MALDI-TOF Biotyper assay to test potential
drug susceptibility of non-tuberculous
mycobacteria: the case of Mycobacterium
avium and clarithromycin resistance
L. Mancinelli*, L. Coltella, E. Tortoli,
D. Menichella, C. Russo (Rome, Florence, IT)
Use of the genotype Mycobacterium assay for
rapid identification of non-tuberculous
mycobacteria in routine clinical laboratory
F. Kontos, D. Mavromanolakis, M. Zande,
G. Kosmadakis, A. Manidaki, Z. Gitti* (Athens, GR)
Lymphocyte subpopulations phenotyping
in active tuberculosis: association with
Quantiferon-TB gold in-tube® assay and
radiological/microbiological markers of
severe disease
L. Guglielmetti*, M. Conti, R. Valentinotti,
A. Cazzadori, A. Vella, R. Ortolani, F. Boccafoglio,
E. Concia (Verona, Trento, IT)
Direct detection of multiple drug-resistant
Mycobacterium tuberculosis in clinical
specimens using real-time PCR, multiplex
allele-specific PCR and PCR-sequencing
W. Yam*, G. Siu, V. Cheng, P.L. Ho
(Hong Kong, HK)
Introduction of 24-loci MIRU-VNTR typing
in a region-wide scheme considerably
reduces the number of cases requiring
epidemiological investigation
J.T. Evans*, A.L. Gibson, S. Khanom,
C. Overton-Lewis, S. Gardiner, E.G. Smith,
P. Hawkey (Birmingham, UK)
12:30 – 13:30
Frozen human foreskin fibroblasts provide a
convenient alternative to conventional cell
lines for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile by
cell cytotoxicity assay
N.K. Tan*, C. Pope, T. Planche (London, UK)
Mycobacterial disease: diagnosis
Evaluation of a new molecular oligochromatographic assay for direct mycobacterial
detection in human respiratory clinical
M.J. Martínez-Lirola*, P. Mendoza López,
A. Fernández-Sánchez, I. Toro-Peinado,
M.P. Bermúdez-Ruiz , B. Palop-Borrás
on behalf of the IndalTB group
Evaluation of the new GenoType MTBDRsl®
assay for rapid detection of resistance
in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates
in a low-incidence community
F. Kontos, M. Zande, D. Mavromanolakis,
S. Bazigos, A. Manidaki, Z. Gitti* (Heraklion, GR)
Could negative T Spot-TB exclude an active
tuberculosis suspect?
M. Arosio, G. Bargiggia, M. Rizzi, V. Ravasio,
P. Serna Ortega, F. Moioli, L. Trezzi, A. Raglio*,
A. Goglio (Bergamo, IT)
21st ECCMID / 27th ICC / Milan
Final Programme
Tuesday, 10 May