Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Research Output

2004
30 Scopus citations

Plasmid-mediated carbapenem-hydrolyzing enzyme KPC-2 in an Enterobacter sp.

Hossain, A., Ferraro, M. J., Pino, R. M., Dew, R. B., Moland, E. S., Lockhart, T. J., Thomson, K. S., Goering, R. V. & Hanson, N. D., Nov 1 2004, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 48, 11, p. 4438-4440 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Population-based laboratory surveillance for Escherichia coli-producing extended-spectrum β-Lactamases: Importance of community isolates with blaCTX-M genes

Pitout, J. D. D., Hanson, N. D., Church, D. L. & Laupland, K. B., Jun 15 2004, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 38, 12, p. 1736-1741 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

154 Scopus citations

Prion infection of skeletal muscle cells and papillae in the tongue

Mulcahy, E. R., Bartz, J. C., Kincaid, A. E. & Bessen, R. A., Jul 1 2004, In : Journal of Virology. 78, 13, p. 6792-6798 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

The bounty of RAGs: Recombination signal complexes and reaction outcomes

Swanson, P. C., Aug 1 2004, In : Immunological Reviews. 200, p. 90-114 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

80 Scopus citations

Transmission of transmissible mink encephalopathy to raccoons (Procyon lotor) by intracerebral inoculation

Hamir, A. N., Miller, J. M., O'Rourke, K. I., Bartz, J. C., Stack, M. J. & Chaplin, M. J., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 16, 1, p. 57-63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
18 Scopus citations
2003

AmpC β-lactamases: What do we need to know for the future?

Hanson, N. D., Jul 1 2003, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 52, 1, p. 2-4 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

105 Scopus citations

Analyses of ampC gene expression in Serratia marcescens reveal new regulatory properties

Mahlen, S. D., Morrow, S. S., Abdalhamid, B. & Hanson, N. D., Apr 1 2003, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 51, 4, p. 791-802 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Association between handling of pet treats and infection with Salmonella enterica serotype Newport expressing the AmpC β-lactamase, CMY-2

Pitout, J. D. D., Reisbig, M. D., Mulvey, M., Chui, L., Louie, M., Crowe, L., Church, D. L., Elsayed, S., Gregson, D., Ahmed, R., Tilley, P. & Hanson, N. D., Oct 1 2003, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 41, 10, p. 4578-4582 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations

Characterization of novel antimicrobial peptides from the skins of frogs of the Rana esculenta complex

Ali, M. F., Knoop, F. C., Vaudry, H. & Conlon, J. M., Jul 1 2003, In : Peptides. 24, 7, p. 955-961 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

Discovery of CTX-M-like extended-spectrum β-lactamases in Escherichia coli isolates from five U.S. States [2]

Moland, E. S., Black, J. A., Hossain, A., Hanson, N. D., Thomson, K. S. & Pottumarthy, S., Jul 1 2003, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 47, 7, p. 2382-2383 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

77 Scopus citations
30 Scopus citations

Interleukin-6 protects anterior horn neurons from lethal virus-induced injury

Pavelko, K. D., Howe, C. L., Drescher, K. M., Gamez, J. D., Johnson, A. J., Wei, T., Ransohoff, R. M. & Rodriguez, M., Jan 15 2003, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 23, 2, p. 481-492 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
60 Scopus citations

Modification of the double-disk test for detection of Enterobacteriaceae producing extended-spectrum and AmpC β-lactamases

Pitout, J. D. D., Reisbig, M. D., Venter, E. C., Church, D. L. & Hanson, N. D., Aug 1 2003, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 41, 8, p. 3933-3935 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations
73 Scopus citations

Plasmid-mediated, carbapenem-hydrolysing β-lactamase, KPC-2, in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates

Moland, E. S., Hanson, N. D., Herrera, V. L., Black, J. A., Lockhart, T. J., Hossain, A., Johnson, J. A., Goering, R. V. & Thomson, K. S., Mar 1 2003, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 51, 3, p. 711-714 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

180 Scopus citations

Rapid prion neuroinvasion following tongue infection

Bartz, J. C., Kincaid, A. E. & Bessen, R. A., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Virology. 77, 1, p. 583-591 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

141 Scopus citations

Subpopulations of Equine Infectious Anemia Virus Rev Coexist In Vivo and Differ in Phenotype

Baccam, P., Thompson, R. J., Li, Y., Sparks, W. O., Belshan, M., Dorman, K. S., Wannemuehler, Y., Oaks, J. L., Cornette, J. L. & Carpenter, S., Nov 2003, In : Journal of Virology. 77, 22, p. 12122-12131 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2002

Antimicrobial peptides and protease inhibitors in the skin secretions of the crawfish frog, Rana areolata

Ali, M. F., Lips, K. R., Knoop, F. C., Fritzsch, B., Miller, C. & Conlon, J. M., Nov 19 2002, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics. 1601, 1, p. 55-63 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Antimicrobial peptides with atypical structural features from the skin of the Japanese brown frog Rana japonica

Isaacson, T., Soto, A. M., Iwamuro, S., Knoop, F. C. & Conlon, J. M., Feb 23 2002, In : Peptides. 23, 3, p. 419-425 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations
67 Scopus citations

Detection of plasmid-mediated AmpC β-lactamase genes in clinical isolates by using multiplex PCR

Pérez-Pérez, F. J. & Hanson, N. D., Jun 17 2002, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 40, 6, p. 2153-2162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1112 Scopus citations

Fine structure and activity of discrete RAG-HMG complexes on V(D)J recombination signals

Swanson, P. C., Feb 26 2002, In : Molecular and Cellular Biology. 22, 5, p. 1340-1351 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

ICAM-1 is crucial for protection from TMEV-induced neuronal damage but not demyelination

Drescher, K. M., Zoecklein, L. J. & Rodriguez, M., Oct 1 2002, In : Journal of NeuroVirology. 8, 5, p. 452-458 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Occurrence of newer β-lactamases in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from 24 U.S. Hospitals

Moland, E. S., Black, J. A., Ourada, J., Reisbig, M. D., Hanson, N. D. & Thomson, K. S., Dec 1 2002, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 46, 12, p. 3837-3842 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Questions study on Escherichia coli susceptibility

Goering, R. V., Singer, R. S. & Cooke, C. L., Apr 15 2002, In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 220, 8, p. 1139-1141 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Retrograde transport of transmissible mink encephalopathy within descending motor tracts

Bartz, J. C., Kincaid, A. E. & Bessen, R. A., May 27 2002, In : Journal of Virology. 76, 11, p. 5759-5768 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations
35 Scopus citations

Unusual Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium isolate producing CMY-7, SHV-9 and OXA-30 β-lactamases

Hanson, N. D., Moland, E. S., Hossain, A., Neville, S. A., Gosbell, I. B. & Thomson, K. S., Jul 8 2002, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 49, 6, p. 1011-1014 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations
2001

Antimicrobial peptides from the skin of the Japanese mountain brown frog, Rana ornativentris

Kim, J. B., Conlon, J. M., Iwamuro, S. & Knoop, F. C., Dec 10 2001, In : Journal of Peptide Research. 58, 5, p. 349-356 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

Antimicrobial peptides isolated from skin secretions of the diploid frog, Xenopus tropicalis (Pipidae)

Ali, M. F., Soto, A. M., Knoop, F. C. & Conlon, J. M., Nov 26 2001, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Protein Structure and Molecular Enzymology. 1550, 1, p. 81-89 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

EmtA, a rRNA methyltransferase conferring high-level evernimicin resistance

Mann, P. A., Xiong, L., Mankin, A. S., Chau, A. S., Mendrick, C. A., Najarian, D. J., Cramer, C. A., Loebenberg, D., Coates, E., Murgolo, N. J., Aarestrup, F. M., Goering, R. V., Black, T. A., Hare, R. S. & McNicholas, P. M., Oct 17 2001, In : Molecular Microbiology. 41, 6, p. 1349-1356 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

In vitro Gram-positive antimicrobial activity of evernimicin (SCH 27899), a novel oligosaccharide, compared with other antimicrobials: A multicentre international trial

Jones, R. N., Hareb, R. S., Sabatelli, F. J., Aldridge, K., Della-Latta, P., Ferraro, M. J., Goering, R., Hindkler, J., Bruckner, D., Jacobs, M., Low, D., Medeiros, A., Boyce, J., Murray, B., Baquero, F., Costa, D., Frimodt-Møller, N., Goossens, H., Graninger, D., Gudmundsson, S. & 17 others, Gur, D., Huovinen, P., Kettner, M., Keuleyen, E., Klugman, K., Le Clercq, R., Patzer, J., Petrikkos, G., Lingaas, E., Nord, C., Reshedko, G., Stratchounski, L., Schindler, J., Schito, G. C., Jones, M. E., Wiedemann, B. & Wise, R., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 47, 1, p. 15-25 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
48 Scopus citations
2000

Adaptation and selection of prion protein strain conformations following interspecies transmission of transmissible mink encephalopathy

Bartz, J. C., Bessen, R. A., Mckenzie, D., Marsh, R. F. & Aiken, J. M., Jun 22 2000, In : Journal of Virology. 74, 12, p. 5542-5547 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

101 Scopus citations

CD40L is critical for protection from demyelinating disease and development of spontaneous remyelination in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis

Drescher, K. M., Zoecklein, L. J., Pavelko, K. D., Rivera-Quinones, C., Hollenbaugh, D. & Rodriguez, M., Jan 2000, In : Brain Pathology. 10, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Complementation between specific HLA-DR and HLA-DQ genes in transgenic mice determines susceptibility to experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

Das, P., Drescher, K. M., Geluk, A., Bradley, D. S., Rodriguez, M. & David, C. S., Mar 2000, In : Human Immunology. 61, 3, p. 279-289 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Erratum: Purification and characterization of antimicrobial and vasorelaxant peptides from skin extracts and skin secretions of the North American pig frog Rana grylio (Regulatory Peptides (2000) 90 (53-60) PII: S0167011500001075)

Kim, J. B., Halverson, T., Basir, Y. J., Dulka, J., Knoop, F. C., Abdel, P. W. & Conlon, J. M., Jul 28 2000, In : Regulatory Peptides. 91, 1-3, p. 107-108 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Induction of synthesis of an antimicrobial peptide in the skin of the freeze-tolerant frog, Rana sylvatica, in response to environmental stimuli

Matutte, B., Storey, K. B., Knoop, F. C. & Conlon, J. M., Oct 20 2000, In : FEBS Letters. 483, 2-3, p. 135-138 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

In vitro activity of evernimicin and selected antibiotics against methicillin-resistant staphylococci: A 24-country study

Goering, R., Nora, C. E., Hare, R., Sabatelli, F., Aldridge, K., Della-Latta, P., Dick, J., Ferraro, M. J., Hindler, J., Bruckner, D., Jacobs, M., Jones, R., Low, D., Medeiros, A., Boyce, J., Murray, B., Baquero, F., Costa, D., Frimodt-Moller, N., Goossens, H. & 19 others, Graninger, D., Gudmundsson, S., Gur, D., Huovinen, P., Kettner, M., Keuleyan, E., Klugman, K., Le Clercq, R., Patzer, J., Petrikkos, G., Lingas, E., Nord, C. E., Reshedko, G., Stratchounski, L., Schindler, J., Schito, G. C., Verhoef, J., Wiedermann, B. & Wise, R., Oct 2000, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 6, 10, p. 549-556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Kassinatuerin-1: A peptide with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity isolated from the skin of the hyperoliid frog, kassina senegalensis

Mattute, B., Knoop, F. C. & Conlon, J. M., Feb 16 2000, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 268, 2, p. 433-436 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Molecular strain typing for the clinical laboratory: Current application and future direction

Goering, R. V., Nov 15 2000, In : Clinical Microbiology Newsletter. 22, 22, p. 169-173 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Multiple antimicrobial peptides and peptides related to bradykinin and neuromedin N isolated from skin secretions of the pickerel frog, Rana palustris

Basir, Y. J., Knoop, F. C., Dulka, J. & Conlon, J. M., Nov 30 2000, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Protein Structure and Molecular Enzymology. 1543, 1, p. 95-105 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

119 Scopus citations

Peptides with antimicrobial activity from four different families isolated from the skins of the North American frogs Rana luteiventris, Rana berlandieri and Rana pipiens

Goraya, J., Wang, Y., Li, Z., O'Flaherty, M., Knoop, F. C., Platz, J. E. & Conlon, J. M., Feb 16 2000, In : European Journal of Biochemistry. 267, 3, p. 894-900 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

143 Scopus citations

Purification and characterization of antimicrobial and vasorelaxant peptides from skin extracts and skin secretions of the North American pig frog Rana grylio

Kim, J. B., Halverson, T., Basir, Y. J., Dulka, J., Knoop, F. C., Abel, P. W. & Conlon, J. M., Jun 30 2000, In : Regulatory Peptides. 90, 1-3, p. 53-60 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Purification and characterization of antimicrobial peptides from the skin of the North American green frog Rana clamitans

Halverson, T., Basir, Y. J., Knoop, F. C. & Conlon, J. M., Apr 1 2000, In : Peptides. 21, 4, p. 469-476 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations