Annals of Clinical Microbiology, The official Journal of the Korean Society of Clinical Microbiology

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pISSN 2288-0585 eISSN 2288-6850

Taenia saginata infection incidentally detected during workup for lymphoma from an 8-year-old boy in Korea: a case report

PDF Case report Won EJ, Kim MJ, Lee J, Kim H, Sung H, Kim MN. Taenia saginata infection incidentally detected during workup for lymphoma from an 8-year-old boy in Korea: a case report. Ann Clin Microbiol 2023;26:165-169. Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol) 2023 December, Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 165-169. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.165 Received on […]

Environmental culture for carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales

PDF Note Chung HS. Environmental culture for carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales. Ann Clin Microbiol 2023;26:159-163. Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol) 2023 December, Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 159-163. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.159 Received on 29 November 2023, Revised on 15 December 2023, Accepted on 15 December 2023, Published on 20 December 2023. Hae-Sun Chung1,2 1Department of Laboratory Medicine, […]

Analysis of blood culture data in Korea: bacterial distribution and cumulative antimicrobial resistance (2016–2020)

PDF Original article Seo YH, Kim D, Lee HT, Seo JY, Ahn JY, Park PW. Analysis of blood culture data in Korea: bacterial distribution and cumulative antimicrobial resistance (2016–2020) . Ann Clin Microbiol 2023;26:147-157. Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol) 2023 December, Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 147-157. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.147 Received on 8 December 2023, […]

Comparative evaluation of critical concentrationsfor detecting borderline rifampin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

PDF Original article Kim CK, Huh HJ, Park JS, Kim T, Sohn J. Comparative evaluation of critical concentrations for detecting borderline rifampin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Ann Clin Microbiol 2023;26:139-145. Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol) 2023 December, Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 139-145. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.139 Received on 4 December 2023, Revised on 18 December […]

Performance evaluation of 4-day versus 5-day blood cultures using the BD BACTEC FX system

PDF Original article Kim J, Sung H, Kim MN. Performance evaluation of 4-day versus 5-day blood cultures using the BD BACTEC FX system. Ann Clin Microbiol 2023;26:125-137. Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol) 2023 December, Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 125-137. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.125 Received on 26 October 2023, Revised on 1 December 2023, Accepted on […]

Clinical usefulness of procalcitonin/albumin and blood urea nitrogen/albumin ratios for the early detection of bacteremia

PDF Original article Pyo SS, Yoon DW, Kim H, Chae HS, Lee HK. Clinical usefulness of procalcitonin/albumin and blood urea nitrogen/albumin ratios for the early detection of bacteremia. Ann Clin Microbiol 2023;26:103-115. Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol) 2023 December, Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 103-115. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.103 Received on 30 August 2023, Revised on […]

Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and antimicrobial resistance of group A streptococci infections

PDF Mini review Kim S. Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and antimicrobial resistance of group A streptococci infections. Ann Clin Microbiol 2023;26:89-97. Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol) 2023 December, Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 117-124. https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.89 Received on 29 November 2023, Revised on 15 December 2023, Accepted on 15 December 2023, Published on 20 December […]

Quantum dot-based lateral flow immunoassay for the rapid detection of pathogens

Sunjoo Kim
https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.89
Group A streptococci (GAS) cause diverse diseases ranging from mild to severe illnesses, and the global burden of GAS infections is enormous. Serological typing has been replaced by emm genotyping for the epidemiological study of GAS. Acute bacterial pharyngitis is a common illness, which requires either throat culture or rapid Ag test for diagnosis….

Evaluation of the efficacy of three medical device detergents on bacteria and yeast derived biofilm: a comparative study

Kuenyoul Park, Mi-Na Kim, Heungsup Sung
https://doi.org/10.5145/ACM.2023.26.4.117
Background: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of three medical detergents against bacteria and yeast-derived biofilms. Methods: The biofilm removal efficacy of EmpowerTM (Metrex, USA), CidezymeTM (Johnson and Johnson Medical Inc, USA), and Matrix mintTM (Whiteley Medical, Australia) were compared to that of chlorine bleach….