The Use of Molecular Genetics Techniques in Clinical Microbiology – Final Report from the Workshop of the Molecular Microbiology Working Group TIDE


Authors: J. Hrabák 1;  M. Bunček 2;  M. Dendis 3;  R. Horváth 3,9;  A. Chroňáková 4;  A. Libra 2;  J. Nešvera 5;  R. Pantůček 6;  N. Piskunová 7;  L. Plíšková 8;  F. Růžička 9;  P. Sauer 10;  I. Sedláček 6;  P. Trubač 7;  E. Žampachová 7;  H. Žemličková 11;  J. Scharfen 12
Authors‘ workplace: Ústav mikrobiologie, Lékařská fakulta UK a Fakultní nemocnice v Plzni, Plzeň 1;  Ústav mikrobiologie, Lékařská fakulta UP a Fakultní nemocnice v Olomouci, Olomouc 10;  Národní referenční laboratoř pro antibiotika, Státní zdravotní ústav v Praze, Praha 11;  Národní referenční laboratoř pro patogenní aktinomycety, Nemocnice Trutnov, Trutnov 12;  Generi Biotech, Hradec Králové 2;  GeneProof, a. s., Brno 3;  Ústav půdní biologie, Biologické centrum ČAV, České Budějovice 4;  Mikrobiologický ústav ČAV, Praha 5;  Ústav experimentální biologie, Přírodovědecká fakulta, Masarykova univerzita, Brno 6;  Nemocnice České Budějovice, České Budějovice 7;  Lékařská fakulta UK a Fakultní nemocnice v Hradci Králové, Hradec Králové 8;  Mikrobiologický ústav FN u sv. Anny a LF MU, Brno 9
Published in: Epidemiol. Mikrobiol. Imunol. 59, 2010, č. 3, s. 103-106

Overview

In the last decade, there has been a rapid development in the use of molecular genetics methods in clinical microbiology. Novel technologies bring new knowledge and approaches to various disciplines of microbiology – taxonomy, identification of microbes, clinical diagnosis, epidemiology of infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance. This article summarizes the conclusions from the workshop of the Molecular Microbiology Working Group TIDE held during the Second Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Microbiology of the J. E. Purkyne Czech Medical Association.

Key words:
molecular microbiology – typing – identification – taxonomy – PCR – clinical microbiology.


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