Period B’, Volume 20, No 1 / January – March 2015

EKMEDJOURNAL_2015_01_EXOFYLLO

Period B’, Volume 20, No 1 / January – March 2015

CONTENTS

Development of multiplex PCR assays for the simultaneous detection of eight Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes directly in biological samples

Nekt. Marmaras, Ath. Xirogianni, K. Kesanopoulos, Geor. Tzanakaki

Detection and indenti cation of Candida species in blood specimens from febrile neutropenic patients by real-time PCR and SCCP analysis

N. Tegos, M. Arabatzis, P. Menounos, A. Kostourou, N.J. Legakis, A. Velegraki

Developmentof a bioassay for determination of voriconazole serum concentration in patients on antifungal combination therapy with echinocandins

M. Siopi, E. Neroutsos, K. Zisaki, M. Gamaletsou, M. Pirounaki, P. Tsirigotis, N. Sipsas, E. Gousetis, A. Dokoumetzidis, L. Zerva, G. Valsami, J. Meletiadis

CASE REPORT

Endocarditis due to Staphylococcus saccharolyticus
M. Nepka, A. Sotiriou, G. Gounopoulos, E. Perivolioti, D. Kokkinou, Z. Mastora, S. Zakinthinos, K. Fountoulis

TECHNIQUES-METHODS

Fungal cultures in compartmentalized petri dish: opting for 3 in 1

M.E. Kambouris, St. Kritikou, Afr. Milioni, Ar. Velegraki