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Multi-centre evaluation of the speed-oligo Mycobacteria assay for differentiation of Mycobacteriumspp. in clinical isolates

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Infectious Diseases, December 2011
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Title
Multi-centre evaluation of the speed-oligo Mycobacteria assay for differentiation of Mycobacteriumspp. in clinical isolates
Published in
BMC Infectious Diseases, December 2011
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-11-353
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Authors

Sabine Hofmann-Thiel, Laziz Turaev, Tarig Alnour, Lore Drath, Maria Müllerova, Harald Hoffmann

Abstract

A new DNA line probe assay (Speed-oligo Mycobacteria, Vircell) has been launched for rapid differentiation of Mycobacterium spp. from cultures. Compared to other line-probe assays, Speed-oligo Mycobacteria covers a relatively limited spectrum of species but uses a simpler and faster dip-stick technique. The present multi-centre, multi-country study aimed at evaluating the utility and usability of Speed-oligo Mycobacteria in routine mycobacteriology diagnostics. Results from Speed-oligo Myobacteria were compared to those from Genotype CM (HAIN lifescience, Nehren, Germany), another line-probe assay.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Colombia 1 4%
Unknown 27 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 21%
Researcher 3 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 11%
Student > Bachelor 2 7%
Other 6 21%
Unknown 5 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 8 29%
Immunology and Microbiology 6 21%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 18%
Computer Science 1 4%
Engineering 1 4%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 7 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 December 2011.
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#13,857,542
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Outputs from BMC Infectious Diseases
#3,782
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#158,780
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#149
of 246 outputs
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