Staphylococcal Bacteremia and Blood Culture Contamination

Peer Reviewed Journals

Koncelik DL and Hernandez J.
The Impact of Implementation of Rapid QuickFISH Testing for Detection of Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci at a Community-Based Hospital.
Am J Clin Pathol. 2016 Jan;145(1):69-74.

Salimnia H, Fairfax MR, Lephart P, Morgan M, Gilbreath JJ, Butler-Wu SM, Templeton KE, Hamilton FJ, Wu F, Buckner R, Fuller D, Davis TE, Abdelhamed AM, Jacobs MR, Miller A, Pfrommer B, Carroll KC.
An international, prospective, multicenter evaluation of the combination of AdvanDx Staphylococcus QuickFISH BC with mecA XpressFISH for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from positive blood cultures.
J Clin Micrbiol. 2014 Nov;52(11):3928-3932.

Martinez RM, Bauerle ER, Fang FC, Butler-Wu SM.
Evaluation of Three Rapid Diagnostic Methods for Direct Identification of Microorganisms in Positive Blood Cultures.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul;52(7):2521-2529.

Carretto E, Bardaro M, Russello G, Mirra M, Zuelli C, Barbarini D.
Comparison of the Staphylococcus QuickFISH BC test with the tube coagulase test performed on positive blood cultures for evaluation and application in a clinical routine setting.
J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jan;51(1):131-135.

Deck MK, Anderson ES, Buckner RJ, Colasante G, Coull JM, Crystal B, Della Latta P, Fuchs M, Fuller D, Harris W, Hazen K, Klimas LL, Lindao D, Meltzer MC, Morgan M, Shepard J, Stevens S, Wu F, Fiandaca MJ.
Multicenter evaluation of the Staphylococcus QuickFISH method for simultaneous identification of Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci directly from blood culture bottles in less than 30 minutes.
J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Jun;50(6):1994-1998.

Hensley DM, Tapia R, Encina Y.
An evaluation of the AdvanDx Staphylococcus aureus/CNS PNA FISH assay.
Clin Lab Sci. 2009 Winter;22(1):30-3.

Ly T, Gulia J, Pyrgos V, Waga M, Shoham S.
Impact upon clinical outcomes of translation of PNA FISH-generated laboratory data from the clinical microbiology bench to bedside in real time. 
Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2008 Jun;4(3):637-40.

Forrest GN, Mehta S, Weekes E, Lincalis DP, Johnson JK, Venezia RA.
Impact of rapid in situ hybridization testing on coagulase-negative staphylococci positive blood cultures. 
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2006 Jul;58(1):154-8.

González V, Padilla E, Giménez M, Vilaplana C, Pérez A, Fernández G, Quesada MD, Pallarés MA, Ausina V.
Rapid diagnosis of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia using S. aureus PNA FISH.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 May;23(5):396-398.

Chapin K, Musgnug M.
Evaluation of three rapid methods for the direct identification of Staphylococcus aureus from positive blood cultures. 
Clin Microbiol. 2003 Sep;41(9):4324-7.

Oliveira K, Brecher SM, Durbin A, Shapiro DS, Schwartz DR, De Girolami PC, Dakos J, Procop GW, Wilson D, Hanna CS, Haase G, Peltroche-Llacsahuanga H, Chapin KC, Musgnug MC, Levi MH, Shoemaker C, Stender H.
Direct identification of Staphylococcus aureus from positive blood culture bottles.
J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Feb;41(2):889-91.

Oliveira K, Procop GW, Wilson D, Coull J, Stender H.
Rapid identification of Staphylococcus aureus directly from blood cultures by fluorescence in situ hybridization with peptide nucleic acid probes.
J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Jan;40(1):247-51.


Enterococcal Bacteremia

Peer Reviewed Journals

Martinez RM, Bauerle ER, Fang FC, Butler-Wu SM.
Evaluation of Three Rapid Diagnostic Methods for Direct Identification of Microorganisms in Positive Blood Cultures.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul;52(7):2521-2529.

Deck MK, Anderson ES, Buckner RJ, Colasante G, Davis TE, Coull JM, Latta PD, Fuchs M, Fuller D, Harris W, Hazen K, Klimas LL, Lindao D, Meltzer MC, Morgan M, Shepard J, Stevens S, Wu F, Fiandaca MJ.
Rapid detection of Enterococcus spp. direct from blood culture bottles using Enterococcus QuickFISH method: a multicenter investigation.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;78(4):338-342.

Forrest GN, Roghmann MC, Toombs LS, Johnson JK, Weekes E, Lincalis DP, Venezia RA.
Peptide nucleic acid fluorescent in situ hybridization for hospital-acquired enterococcal bacteremia: delivering earlier effective antimicrobial therapy.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008 Oct;52(10):3558-63.


Gram-Negative Bacteremia

Peer Reviewed Journals

Martinez RM, Bauerle ER, Fang FC, Butler-Wu SM.
Evaluation of Three Rapid Diagnostic Methods for Direct Identification of Microorganisms in Positive Blood Cultures.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul;52(7):2521-2529.

Della-Latta P, Salimnia H, Painter T, Wu F, Procop GW, Wilson DA, Gillespie W, Mender A, Crystal BS.
Identification of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Blood Cultures: A Multicenter Performance Evaluation of a Three-Color Peptide Nucleic Acid Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Assay.
J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jun;49(6):2259-61.

Morgan M, Marlowe E, Della-Latta P, Salimnia H, Novak-Weekley S, Wu F, Crystal BS.
Multicenter evaluation of a new shortened peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization procedure for species identification of select Gram-negative bacilli from blood cultures.
J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Jun;48(6):2268-70.

Søgaard M, Hansen DS, Fiandaca MJ, Stender H, Schønheyder HC.
Peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization for rapid detection of Klebsiella pneumoniae from positive blood cultures.
J Med Microbiol. 2007 Jul;56(Pt 7):914-7.

Søgaard M, Stender H, Schønheyder HC.
Direct identification of major blood culture pathogens, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli, by a panel of fluorescence in situ hybridization assays using peptide nucleic acid probes.
J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Apr;43(4):1947-9.


Candidemia

Peer Reviewed Journals

Abdelhamed AM, Zhang SX, Watkins T, Morgan MA, Wu F, Buckner RJ, Fuller DD, Davis TE, Salimnia H, Fairfax MR, Lephart PR, Poulter MD, Regi SB, Jacobs MR.
Multicenter evaluation of Candida QuickFISH BC for identification of Candida species directly from blood culture bottles.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 May;53(5):1672-1676.

*NOTE: Candida QuickFISH is CE Marked in the European Community. It is currently not FDA cleared and is for Research Use Only and not for use in diagnostic procedures within the United States.

Gorton RL, Ramnarain P, Barker K, Stone N, Rattenbury S, McHugh TD, Kibbler CC.
Comparative Analysis of Gram’s Stain, PNA-FISH and Sepsityper with MALDI-TOF MS for the Identification of Yeast Direct from Positive Blood Cultures.
Mycoses. 2014 October;57(10):592-601.

Heil EL, Daniels LM, Long DM, Rodino KG, Weber DJ, Miller MB.
Impact of a rapid peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization assay on treatment of Candida infections.
Am J Health Syst Pharm 2012 Nov;69(21):1910-1914.

Hall L, Le Febre KM, Deml SM, Wohlfiel SL, Wengenack NL.
Evaluation of the Yeast Traffic Light(R) PNA FISH; Probes for Identification of Candida species from Positive Blood Cultures.
J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Apr;50(4):1446-1448.

Gherna M, Merz WG.
Identification of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata within 1.5 hours directly from positive blood culture bottles with a shortened peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization protocol.
J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jan;47(1):247-8.

Shepard JR, Addison RM, Alexander BD, Della-Latta P, Gherna M, Haase G, Hall G, Johnson JK, Merz WG, Peltroche-Llacsahuanga H, Stender H, Venezia RA, Wilson D, Procop GW, Wu F, Fiandaca MJ.
Multicenter evaluation of the Candida albicans/Candida glabrata peptide nucleic acid fluorescent in situ hybridization method for simultaneous dual-color identification of C. albicans and C. glabrata directly from blood culture bottles.
J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Jan;46(1):50-5. Epub 2007 Oct 31.

Forrest GN, Mankes K, Jabra-Rizk MA, Weekes E, Johnson JK, Lincalis DP, Venezia RA.
Peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization-based identification of Candida albicans and its impact on mortality and antifungal therapy costs.
J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Sep;44(9):3381-3.

Alexander BD, Ashley ED, Reller LB, Reed SD.
Cost savings with implementation of PNA FISH testing for identification of Candida albicans in blood cultures.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2006 Apr;54(4):277-82.