Research

Research

Medical Diagnostics is dedicated to researching new and useful diagnostic equipment for personal and commercial use.

Staff at MDA are proud to have the following articles published:

  • Helicobacter pylori:techniques for clinical diagnosis and basic research. Medical Journal of Australia. 168:609.
  • Validation of a modified Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion method for metronidazole susceptibility testing of Helicobacter pylori. PDMidolo, J Turnidge, JR Lambert, JM Bell. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1995, 21:135-140.
  • Reduced amoxicillin uptake into human gastric mucosa when gastric juice pH is high. Gcardaci, JR Lambert, RG King, N. Onishi, P Midolo. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1995, 39:2084-2087.
  • In vitro inhibition of Helicobacter pylori NCTC 11637 by organic acids and lactic acid bacteria. PD Midolo, JR Lambert, R Hull, F Luo, ML Grayson. Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 1995, 79:475-479.
  • A practical single sample dry latex agglutination test for Helicobacter pylori antibody detection. PD Midolo, JR Lambert, EG Russell, SK Lin. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 1995, 48:969-971.
  • Metronidazole resistance - A predictor of failure to eradicate Helicobacter pylori by triple therapy. PD Midolo, JR Lambert, J Turnidge. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1996, 11:290-292.
  • Is bacterial activity of amoxicillin against Helicobacter pylori concentration dependent? PD Midolo, JD Turnidge, WJ Munkhof. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1996, 40:1327-1328.
  • Helicobacter pylori resistance to tetracycline. PD Midolo, MG Korman, JD Turnidge, JR Lambert. Lancet 1996, 347: 1194-1195.
  • Oxygen concentration influences proton pump inhibitor activity against Helicobacter pylori in vitro. PD Midolo, JD Turnidge, JR Lambert, JM Bell. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1996, 40:1531-1533.
  • Bactericidal activity and synergy studies of proton pump inhibitors and antibiotics against Helicobacter pylori in vitro. PD Midolo, JD Turnidge, JR Lambert. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 1997, 39:331-337.
  • The actions of bismuth in the treatment of H.pylori infection. JR Lambert and P Midolo. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1997, 11 (Suppl. 1):27-34.
  • Antimicrobial resistance testing of Helicobacter pylori: A comparison of Etest and disk diffusion methods. PD Midolo, JM Bell, JR Lambert, JD Turnidge, ML Grayson. Pathology 1997, 29:411-414.
  • Novel Bismuth compounds have in vitro activity against H.pylori. PD Midolo, A Norton, M von Itzstein, JR Lambert. FEMS Microbiology Letters 1997, 157:229-232.
  • Expanding allelic diversity of Helicobacter pylori vacA. LJ van Doorn, C Figueiredo, R Sanna, S Pena, P Midolo, KW Enders, JC Atherton, MJ Blaser, WGV Quint. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 1998, 36:2597 2603.
  • Geographic distribution of vacA allelic types of Helicobacter pylori. LJ van Doorn, C Figueiredo, F Megraud, S Pena, P Midolo et al. Gastroenterology 1999 116:823-830.
  • In vitro synergy between ranitidine bismuth citrate and tetracycline or clarithromycin against strains of Helicobacter pylori. PD Midolo, JR Lambert, TG Kerr, W Tee. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2000 18:832-834.
  • Use of a dry latex agglutination test to measure eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection. PD Midolo, B Dakic, L Nicholson, JR Lambert, SK Lin, EG Russell. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2000, 15:254-256.
  • Randomized trial of omeprazole and metronidazole with amoxicillin or clarithromycin for Helicobacter pylori eradication, in a region of high primary metronidazole resistance: the HERO study. PH Katelaris, D Adamthwaite, P Midolo, ND Yeomans, G Davidson, J Lambert. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2000, 6:751-758.
  • Accurate diagnosis of H.pylori: Urease tests. P Midolo, BJ Marshall. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America 2000, 29:871-878.
  • Novel therapies for Helicobacter pylori infection. J Lambert and P Midolo. In Helicobacter pylori:Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Cure. 1996. PP 374-383. Ed. R.H. Hunt and G.N.J. Tytgat. Kluwer Academic Publishers, London.

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