Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Research Output

2000

TGF-β2 reduces demyelination, virus antigen expression, and macrophage recruitment in a viral model of multiple sclerosis

Drescher, K. M., Murray, P. D., Lin, X., Carlino, J. A. & Rodriguez, M., Mar 15 2000, In : Journal of Immunology. 164, 6, p. 3207-3213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

The molecular epidemiology of nosocomial infection: Past, present and future

Goering, R. V., Jan 1 2000, In : Reviews in Medical Microbiology. 11, 3, p. 145-152 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

19 Scopus citations

V(β)8+ T cells protect from demyelinating disease in a viral model of multiple sclerosis

Drescher, K. M., Johnston, S. L., Hogancamp, W., Nabozny, G. H., David, C. S., Rimm, I. J., Wettstein, P. J. & Rodriguez, M., Jan 1 2000, In : International Immunology. 12, 3, p. 271-280 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations
1999

Molecular characterization of a multiply resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae encoding ESBLs and a plasmid-mediated AmpC

Hanson, N. D., Thomson, K. S., Moland, E. S., Sanders, C. C., Berthold, G. & Penn, R. G., Sep 20 1999, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 44, 3, p. 377-380 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Peptides with antimicrobial activity of the brevinin-1 family isolated from skin secretions of the southern leopard frog, Rana sphenocephala

Conlon, J. M., Halverson, T., Dulka, J., Platz, J. E. & Knoop, F. C., Dec 13 1999, In : Journal of Peptide Research. 54, 6, p. 522-527 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

RAG-2 promotes heptamer occupancy by RAG-1 in the assembly of a V(D)J initiation complex

Swanson, P. C. & Desiderio, S., May 1999, In : Molecular and Cellular Biology. 19, 5, p. 3674-3683 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
87 Scopus citations

Ranatuerin 1T: An antimicrobial peptide isolated from the skin of the frog, Rana temporaria

Goraya, J., Knoop, F. C. & Conlon, J. M., Feb 1999, In : Peptides. 20, 2, p. 159-163 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Regulation of inducible AmpC beta-lactamase expression among enterobacteriaceae

Hanson, N. D. & Sanders, C. C., Nov 1 1999, In : Current Pharmaceutical Design. 5, 11, p. 881-894 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

134 Scopus citations
1998

Antimicrobial peptides of the brevinin-2 family isolated from gastric tissue of the frog, Rana esculenta

Wang, Y., Knoop, F. C., Remy-Jouet, I., Delarue, C., Vaudry, H. & Conlon, J. M., Dec 30 1998, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 253, 3, p. 600-603 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Assessment of resolution and intercenter reproducibility of results of genotyping Staphylococcus aureus by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of SmaI macrorestriction fragments: A multicenter study

Van Belkum, A., Van Leeuwen, W., Kaufmann, M. E., Cookson, B., Forey, F., Etienne, J., Goering, R., Tenover, F., Steward, C., O'Brien, F., Grubb, W., Tassios, P., Legakis, N., Morvan, A., El Solh, N., De Ryck, R., Struelens, M., Salmenlinna, S., Vuopio-Varkila, J., Kooistra, M. & 3 others, Talens, A., Witte, W. & Verbrugh, H., Jun 1998, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 36, 6, p. 1653-1659 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
165 Scopus citations

Central Venous Catheter-Related Corynebacterium minutissimum Bacteremia

Rupp, M. E., Stiles, K. G., Tarantolo, S. & Goering, R. V., Oct 1 1998, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 19, 10, p. 786-789 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Chlamydia pneumoniae and occlusive vascular disease: Identification and characterization

Pai, J., Knoop, F. C., Hunter, W. J. & Agrawal, D. K., Feb 1 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods. 39, 1, p. 51-61 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Failure of treatment with Linomide or oral myelin tolerization to ameliorate demyelination in a viral model of multiple sclerosis

Drescher, K. M., Rivera-Quinones, C., Lucchinetti, C. F. & Rodriguez, M., Aug 1 1998, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 88, 1-2, p. 111-119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Plasmid-mediated resistance to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins among Enterobacter aerogenes strains

Pitout, J. D. D., Thomson, K. S., Hanson, N. D., Ehrhardt, A. F., Coudron, P. & Sanders, C. C., Mar 1998, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 42, 3, p. 596-600 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
83 Scopus citations

Ranatuerins: Antimicrobial peptides isolated from the skin of the American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana

Goraya, J., Knoop, F. C. & Conlon, J. M., Sep 29 1998, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 250, 3, p. 589-592 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations

β-lactamases responsible for resistance to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins in Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia colt, and Proteus mirabills isolates recovered in South Africa

Pitout, J. D. D., Thomson, K. S., Hanson, N. D., Ehrhardt, A. F., Moland, E. S. & Sanders, C. C., Jun 1998, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 42, 6, p. 1350-1354 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
181 Scopus citations
1997

Distinct genotypic clusters of heterogeneously and homogeneously methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from a Greek hospital

Tassios, P. T., Vatopoulos, A. C., Xanthaki, A., Mainas, E., Goering, R. V. & Legakis, N. J., Apr 8 1997, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 16, 2, p. 170-173 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Epidemiological interpretation of chromosomal macro-restriction fragment patterns analyzed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (multiple letters)

Goering, R. V., Tenover, F. C., Thal, L. & Zervos, M. J., Sep 1 1997, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 35, 9, p. 2432-2433 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

43 Scopus citations

How to Select and Interpret Molecular Strain Typing Methods for Epidemiological Studies of Bacterial Infections: A Review for Healthcare Epidemiologists

Tenover, F. C., Arbeit, R. D., Goering, R. V., Murray, B. E., Persing, D. H., Pfaller, M. A. & Weinstein, R. A., Jun 1997, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 18, 6, p. 426-439 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

402 Scopus citations
1996

Colonization with penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae in urban and rural child-care centers

Boken, D. J., Chartrand, S. A., Moland, E. S. & Goering, R. V., Aug 1 1996, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 15, 8, p. 667-672 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Impact of anaerobic growth conditions on toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 production by Staphylococcus aureus

Lungren, M., Chaisilwattana, P., Knoop, F. C. & Monif, G. R. G., Dec 1 1996, In : Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 4, 4, p. 232-238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of Anaerobic Growth Conditions on Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxin-1 Production by Staphylococcus aureus

Lungren, M., Ghaisilwattana, P., Knoop, F. G. & Monif, G. R. G., 1996, In : Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 4, 4, p. 232-238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inter-centre comparison of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for the typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Cookson, B. D., Aparicio, P., Deplano, A., Struelens, M., Goering, R. & Marples, R., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Medical Microbiology. 44, 3, p. 179-184 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

Molecular epidemiology provides evidence of genotypic heterogeneity of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa serotype O:12 outbreak isolates from a pediatric hospital

Bingen, E., Bonacorsi, S., Rohrlich, P., Duval, M., Lhopital, S., Brahimi, N., Vilmer, E. & Goering, R. V., Dec 1996, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 34, 12, p. 3226-3229 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
40 Scopus citations
1995

A critical review of the in-vitro activity of teicoplanin

Spencer, R. C. & Goering, R., May 1995, In : International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 5, 3, p. 169-177 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations

Colonization with penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in a child-care center

Boken, D. J., Chartrand, S. A., Goering, R. V., Kruger, R. & Harrison, C. J., Oct 1995, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 14, 10, p. 879-884 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

102 Scopus citations

Decreased teicoplanin susceptibility of methicillin-resistant strains of staphylococcus aureus

Mainardi, J. L., Shlaes, D. M., Goering, R. V., Shlaes, J. H., Acar, J. F. & Goldstein, F. W., Jun 1995, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 171, 6, p. 1646-1650 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Interpreting chromosomal DNA restriction patterns produced by pulsed- field gel electrophoresis: Criteria for bacterial strain typing

Tenover, F. C., Arbeit, R. D., Goering, R. V., Mickelsen, P. A., Murray, B. E., Persing, D. H. & Swaminathan, B., 1995, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 33, 9, p. 2233-2239 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
6917 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Susceptibility of nosocomial gram-positive cocci to teicoplanin and other antibiotics

Cavallo, J. D., Talarmin, A., Fabre, R., Meyran, M. & Goering, R., Oct 1 1995, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. 14, 10, p. 923-925 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations
1994

Comparison of traditional and molecular methods of typing isolates of Staphylococcus aureus

Tenover, F. C., Arbeit, R., Archer, G., Biddle, J., Byrne, S., Goering, R., Hancock, G., Hebert, G. A., Hill, B., Hollis, R., Jarvis, W. R., Kreiswirth, B., Eisner, W., Maslow, J., McDougal, L. K., Miller, J. M., Mulligan, M. & Pfaller, M. A., 1994, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 32, 2, p. 407-415 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
405 Scopus citations
1993

Clostridium difficile: Clinical disease and diagnosis

Knoop, F. C., Owens, M. & Crocker, I. C., Jan 1 1993, In : Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 6, 3, p. 251-265 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

140 Scopus citations

Commentary response

Knoop, F. C., Jan 18 1993, In : FEBS Letters. 316, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1992

Long term epidemiological analysis ofCitrobacter diversus in a neonatal intensive care unit

Goering, R. V., Ehrenkranz, N. J., Sanders, C. C. & Sanders, W. E., Feb 1992, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 11, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Pharmacologic action of Escherichia coli heat-stable (STa) enterotoxin

Knoop, F. C. & Owens, M., Sep 1992, In : Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods. 28, 2, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Rapid method for epidemiological evaluation of gram-positive cocci by field inversion gel electrophoresis

Goering, R. V. & Winters, M. A., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 30, 3, p. 577-580 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

161 Scopus citations

The latency-related gene of bovine herpesvirus 1 inhibits the activity of immediate-early transcription unit 1

Bratanich, A. C., Hanson, N. D. & Jones, C. J., Dec 1992, In : Virology. 191, 2, p. 988-991 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
1991

Elevation of calcium in rat enterocytes by Escherichia coli heat-stable (STa) enterotoxin

Knoop, F. C., Owens, M., Marcus, J. N. & Murphy, B., Nov 1991, In : Current Microbiology. 23, 5, p. 291-296 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Molecular relatedness of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates obtained during a platelet transfusion-associated episode of sepsis

Shayegani, M., Parsons, L. M., Waring, A. L., Donhowe, J., Goering, R., Archinal, W. A. & Linden, J., 1991, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 29, 12, p. 2768-2773 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Scopus citations
1990

Bonding of ofloxacin to polytetrafluoroethylene suture and colonization by Staphylococcus aureus

Knoop, F. C., Dworzack, D. L., Martig, R. J., Sterpetti, A. V., Bailey, R. T. & Schultz, R. D., Jan 1 1990, In : Current Microbiology. 20, 1, p. 27-30 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Degradation of 2-phosphoglycerate by cytotoxin B of Clostridium difficile

Knoop, F., Martig, R. & Owens, M., Jul 2 1990, In : FEBS Letters. 267, 1, p. 9-12 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
Open Access
110 Scopus citations

Staphylococcus aureus in patients with cystic fibrosis: An epidemiological analysis using a combination of traditional and molecular methods

Goering, R. V., Bauernfeind, A., Przyklenk, B. & Lenz, W., Jan 1990, In : Infection. 18, 1, p. 57-60 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The effect of Escherichia coli heat-stable enterotoxin on protein kinase activity

Knoop, F. C., Martig, R. J. & Boehm, W. J., 1990, In : Toxicon. 28, 5, p. 493-500 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
1989

Attachment of mesophilic aeromonads to cultured mammalian cells

Clark, R. B., Knoop, F. C., Padgitt, P. J., Hu, D. H., Wong, J. D. & Janda, J. M., Aug 1 1989, In : Current Microbiology. 19, 2, p. 97-102 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
1988

Heterogeneity in ampr-ampc gene interaction in enterobacter cloacae

Goering, R. V., Sanders, C. C., Sanders, W. E., Guay, R. & Guerin, S., Jul 1988, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 10, 4, p. 786-792 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Tn4201, a β-lactamase transposon in Staphylococcus aureus

Weber, D. A. & Goering, R. V., Jan 1 1988, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 32, 8, p. 1164-1169 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Scopus citations
1987

Leakage of β-lactamase: A second mechanism for antibiotic potentiation by amdinocillin

Sanders, C. C., Sanders, W. E., Goering, R. V. & McCloskey, R. V., Jan 1 1987, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 31, 8, p. 1164-1168 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations