Advanced Molecular Detection Clips Content (Published on 05/05/2017)
National Library of Medicine Announces Departure of NCBI Director Dr. David Lipman
NCBI, May 3, 2017.
Imperial College Team Develops MALDI Assay for Detecting Polymyxin Resistance
Bonislawski A. GenomeWeb, Apr 25, 2017.
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Williams R. The Scientist, May 3, 2017.
Health Officials Turn to NGS to Track Foodborne Pathogen Outbreaks
Heger M. GenomeWeb, May 2, 2017.
MinIon Shows Promise for De Novo Assembly by Including Ultra-Long Reads
Heger M. GenomeWeb, Apr 28, 2017.
Critical Path Institute, TGen Partner on Tuberculosis Sequencing Project
GenomeWeb, May 2, 2017.
Gene Variant Triggers Autoimmunity, Protects Against Malaria
Lewis R. Medscape, Apr 27, 2017.
ECDC says risk from contaminated CRISPR kits low
Soucheray S. CIDRAP, May 3, 2017.
EVENTS / TRAINING / WEB RESOURCES
Six functional prototypes available from the March NCBI hackathon
(blog post) NCBI Insights, May 3, 2017.
CONCEPTS / COMMENTS
Forensic Approaches to Detect Possible Agents of Bioterror.
González Alfredo A et al. Microbiology spectrum 2017 Apr (2)
Global epidemiology of non-influenza RNA respiratory viruses: data gaps and a growing need for surveillance.
Tang Julian W et al. The Lancet. Infectious diseases 2017 Apr
METHODS / TOOLS
Evaluation of the reproducibility of amplicon sequencing with Illumina MiSeq platform.
Wen Chongqing et al. PloS one 2017 (4) e0176716
CloVR-Comparative: automated, cloud-enabled comparative microbial genome sequence analysis pipeline.
Agrawal Sonia et al. BMC genomics 2017 Apr (1) 332
MicrobiomeAnalyst: a web-based tool for comprehensive statistical, visual and meta-analysis of microbiome data.
Dhariwal Achal et al. Nucleic acids research 2017 Apr
microTaboo: a general and practical solution to the k-disjoint problem.
Al-Jaff Mohammed et al. BMC bioinformatics 2017 May (1) 228
Reading canonical and modified nucleotides in 16S ribosomal RNA using nanopore direct RNA sequencing
Smith AM, et al. bioRxiv, Apr 29, 2017.
EVOLUTION / ECOLOGY / POPULATIONS
Insights into intercontinental spread of Zika virus.
Liang Dachao et al. PloS one 2017 (4) e0176710
Deep sequencing of H7N8 avian influenza viruses from surveillance zone supports H7N8 high pathogenicity avian influenza was limited to a single outbreak farm in Indiana during 2016.
Lee Dong-Hun et al. Virology 2017 Apr 216-219
In vivo mutation rates and the landscape of fitness costs of HIV-1.
Zanini Fabio et al. Virus evolution 2017 Jan (1) vex003
Evidence of strain structure in Plasmodium falciparum var gene repertoires in children from Gabon, West Africa
Day KP, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci, May 1, 2017.
PATHOGENICITY / ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
Emergence and nosocomial spread of carbapenem-resistant OXA-232-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Brunei Darussalam.
Abdul Momin Muhd Haziq Fikry et al. Journal of global antimicrobial resistance 2017 Apr
Molecular surveillance of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance in the Republic of Congo: four and nine years after the introduction of artemisinin-based combination therapy.
Koukouikila-Koussounda Felix et al. Malaria journal 2017 Apr (1) 155
DETECTION / DIAGNOSIS
A core genome multi-locus sequence typing scheme for stable, comparative analyses of Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli human disease isolates.
Cody Alison J et al. Journal of clinical microbiology 2017 Apr
Whole genome sequencing of group A Streptococcus: development and evaluation of an automated pipeline for emmgene typing.
Kapatai Georgia et al. PeerJ 2017 e3226
New real-time-PCR method to identify single point mutations in hepatitis C virus.
Chen Qian et al. World journal of gastroenterology 2016 Nov (43) 9604-9612
Rapid and specific detection of Asian- and African-lineage Zika viruses
Chotiwan N, et al. Sci Transl Med, May 3, 2017.
EPIDEMIOLOGY / OUTBREAKS / TRANSMISSION
Genetic Characterization of a Neisseria meningitidis cluster in Queensland, Australia.
Radawy Abady Noor et al. Canadian journal of microbiology 2017 May
Epidemiology and whole genome sequencing of an ongoing point-source Salmonella Agona outbreak associated with sushi consumption in western Sydney, Australia 2015.
Thompson C K et al. Epidemiology and infection 2017 May 1-10
A Cluster of Fatal Tick-borne Encephalitis Virus Infection in Organ Transplant Setting.
Lipowski Dariusz et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2017 Mar (6) 896-901
Transmission patterns and evolution of respiratory syncytial virus in a community outbreak identified by genomic analysis.
Agoti Charles N et al. Virus evolution 2017 Jan (1) vex006
Complete Genome Sequences of Identical Zika virus Isolates in a Nursing Mother and Her Infant.
Blohm Gabriela M et al. Genome announcements 2017 Apr (17)
Enterovirus D68 Subclade B3 Strain Circulating and Causing an Outbreak in the United States in 2016.
Wang Guiqing et al. Scientific reports 2017 Apr (1) 1242
ANTIMICROBIALS / VACCINES / INTERVENTIONS
Quantifying low-frequency revertants in oral poliovirus vaccine using next generation sequencing.
Sarcey Eric et al. Journal of virological methods 2017 Apr
The herpevac trial for women: Sequence analysis of glycoproteins from viruses obtained from infected subjects.
Minaya Miguel A et al. PloS one 2017 (4) e0176687
Functional implications of microbial and viral gut metagenome changes in early stage L-DOPA-naïve Parkinson's disease patients.
Bedarf J R et al. Genome medicine 2017 Apr (1) 39
Reduction in fecal microbiota diversity and short-chain fatty acid producers in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infected individuals as revealed by PacBio single molecule, real-time sequencing technology.
Zhao J et al. European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology 2017 Apr
Single-Molecule Sequencing Revealing the Presence of Distinct JC Polyomavirus Populations in Patients With Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy.
Seppälä Hanna et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2017 Mar (6) 889-895
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