Advanced Molecular Detection Clips Content (Published on 05/03/2018)
Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches
Stobbe M. AP, Apr 26, 2018.
Study: Low-level antibiotics can produce high-level resistance
Dall C. CIDRAP, Apr 26, 2018.
New Resistance Mechanism in the Often Multidrug Resistant Pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii
(press release) ASM, Apr 30, 2018.
Bill Gates donating $12 million to fund research for a universal flu vaccine
Anapol A. The Hill, Apr 28, 2018.
A home test for Zika? CRISPR may make it possible
(video) Cohen J. Science, Apr 27, 2018.
Opinion: Microbial Mind ControlTruth or Scare?
Johnson K. The Scientist, May 1, 2018.
Federal partners release Interagency Strategic Plan for Microbiome Research
(news release) NSF, May 1, 2018.
EVENTS / TRAINING / WEB RESOURCES
Researchers: Now its easier to find the data you want in BioProject
(blog post) NCBI Insights, Apr 26, 2018.
How ownership rights over microorganisms affect infectious disease control and innovation: A root-cause analysis of barriers to data sharing as experienced by key stakeholders.
Ribeiro Carolina Dos S et al. PloS one 2018 (5) e0195885
CONCEPTS / COMMENTS
Neutral theory and rapidly evolving viral pathogens.
Frost Simon D W et al. Molecular biology and evolution 2018 Apr
From CRISPR scissors to virus sensors.
Kocak D Dewran et al. Nature 2018 05 (7704) 168-169
METHODS / TOOLS
Setup, Validation and Quality Control of a Centralized WGS laboratory - Lessons Learned.
Arnold Cath et al. Journal of clinical microbiology 2018 Apr
Comprehensive viral enrichment enables sensitive respiratory virus genomic identification and analysis by next generation sequencing.
O'Flaherty Brigid M et al. Genome research 2018 Apr
The Global Catalogue of Microorganisms 10K type strain sequencing project: closing the genomic gaps for the validly published prokaryotic and fungi species.
Wu Linhuan et al. GigaScience 2018 Mar
Expanding an expanded genome: long-read sequencing of Trypanosoma cruzi.
Berná Luisa et al. Microbial genomics 2018 Apr
Correcting for batch effects in case-control microbiome studies.
Gibbons Sean M et al. PLoS computational biology 2018 Apr (4) e1006102
EVOLUTION / ECOLOGY / POPULATIONS
Eco-epidemiology of Novel Bartonella Genotypes from Parasitic Flies of Insectivorous Bats.
Sándor Attila D et al. Microbial ecology 2018 Apr
Whole genome sequencing of Aggregatibacter species isolated from human clinical specimens and description of Aggregatibacter kilianii sp. nov.
Murra May et al. Journal of clinical microbiology 2018 Apr
Clade homogeneity and low rate of delta virus despite hyperendemicity of hepatitis B virus in Ethiopia.
Belyhun Yeshambel et al. Virology journal 2017 09 (1) 176
PATHOGENICITY / ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
Leptospiral Genomics and Pathogenesis.
Bulach Dieter et al. Current topics in microbiology and immunology 2018 Apr
DNA microarray-based assessment of virulence potential of Shiga toxin gene-carrying Escherichia coli O104:H7 isolated from feedlot cattle feces.
Shridhar Pragathi B et al. PloS one 2018 (4) e0196490
Emergence of high-level colistin resistance in an Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolate mediated by inactivation of the global regulator H-NS.
Deveson Lucas Deanna et al. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 2018 Apr
Genomic Surveillance Reveals Diversity of Multidrug-Resistant Organism Colonization and Infection: A Prospective Cohort Study in Liver Transplant Recipients.
Macesic Nenad et al. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2018 Apr
Novel Mutations Associated with Clofazimine Resistance in Mycobacterium abscessus .
Chen Yuanyuan et al. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 2018 Apr
Characterization of NS5A and NS5B Resistance-Associated Substitutions from Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Virus Infected Patients in a Portuguese Cohort.
Brandão Ruben et al. Viruses 2018 04 (5)
Drug Resistance and Population Structure of Plasmodium falciparum Across the Democratic Republic of Congo using high-throughput Molecular Inversion Probes.
Aydemir Ozkan et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2018 Apr
DETECTION / DIAGNOSIS
Next-generation diagnostics with CRISPR.
Chertow Daniel S et al. Science (New York, N.Y.) 2018 04 (6387) 381-382
Field-deployable viral diagnostics using CRISPR-Cas13.
Myhrvold Cameron et al. Science (New York, N.Y.) 2018 04 (6387) 444-448
Development and first evaluation of a novel multiplex real-time PCR on whole blood samples for rapid pathogen identification in critically ill patients with sepsis.
van de Groep Kirsten et al. European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology 2018 Apr
Cost analysis of rapid diagnostics for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Groessl Erik J et al. BMC infectious diseases 2018 03 (1) 102
Detection of influenza A and B viruses and respiratory syncytial virus using CLIA-waived point-of-care assays: A paradigm shift to molecular tests.
Azar Marwan M et al. Journal of clinical microbiology 2018 Apr
Immune-Response Patterns and Next Generation Sequencing Diagnostics for the Detection of Mycoses in Patients with Septic Shock-Results of a Combined Clinical and Experimental Investigation.
Decker Sebastian O et al. International journal of molecular sciences 2017 Aug (8)
EPIDEMIOLOGY / OUTBREAKS / TRANSMISSION
Neisseria gonorrhoeae molecular typing for understanding sexual networks and antimicrobial resistance transmission: a systematic review.
Town Katy et al. The Journal of infection 2018 Apr
Notes from the Field: Salmonella Oranienburg Infection Linked to Consumption of Rattlesnake Pills - Kansas and Texas, 2017.
Bottichio Lyndsay et al. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 2018 May (17) 502-503
A cluster of Zika virus infection among travellers returning to China from Samoa: a case tracing study.
Wang Gang et al. Journal of travel medicine 2018 Jan (1)
Epidemiological and molecular investigation of a measles outbreak in Punjab Pakistan, 2013-2015.
Zahoor Zaidi Syed Sohail et al. Journal of medical virology 2018 Apr
Beaver Fever: Whole-Genome Characterization of Waterborne Outbreak and Sporadic Isolates To Study the Zoonotic Transmission of Giardiasis.
Tsui Clement K-M et al. mSphere 2018 Apr (2)
ANTIMICROBIALS / VACCINES / INTERVENTIONS
Free chlorine disinfection as a selection pressure on norovirus.
Rachmadi Andri Taruna et al. Applied and environmental microbiology 2018 Apr
Novel activities of safe-in-human broad-spectrum antiviral agents.
Ianevski Aleksandr et al. Antiviral research 2018 Apr
Gene Therapy for Chronic HBV-Can We Eliminate cccDNA?
Bloom Kristie et al. Genes 2018 Apr (4)
Ancient DNA study reveals HLA susceptibility locus for leprosy in medieval Europeans.
Krause-Kyora Ben et al. Nature communications 2018 May (1) 1569
Identification of Key Bacteria Involved in the Induction of Incident Bacterial Vaginosis: A Prospective Study.
Muzny Christina A et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2018 Apr
A repeat offender: Recurrent extraintestinal Clostridium difficile infection following fecal microbiota transplantation.
Gardiner Bradley J et al. Anaerobe 2018 Apr 68-72
HLA DPB1 15:01 Allele Predicts Spontaneus Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Seroconversion.
Katrinli Seyma et al. Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica (3) 351-355
Malaria and the microbiome: a systematic review.
Ippolito Matthew M et al. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2018 Apr
The Egyptian Rousette Genome Reveals Unexpected Features of Bat Antiviral Immunity.
Pavlovich Stephanie S et al. Cell 2018 Apr
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