Laboratory diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae infections: Past and future

R. Bandettini, G. Melioli

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Abstract

Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the most important causative agent of pneumonia, meningitis, bacteremia, sinusitis and otitis media. The gold standard diagnostic method is still culture even if bacteriological diagnosis is making progress in molecular biology and in proteomics areas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-88
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene
Volume53
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

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Pneumococcal Infections
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Sinusitis
Otitis Media
Bacteremia
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Meningitis
Proteomics
Molecular Biology
Pneumonia

Keywords

  • Cultures
  • MALDI TOF
  • PCR

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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Laboratory diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae infections : Past and future. / Bandettini, R.; Melioli, G.

In: Journal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene, Vol. 53, No. 2, 06.2012, p. 85-88.

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