Advanced Molecular Detection Clips Content (Published on 08/17/2017)
Mass Spec Test Developed to Distinguish Lyme Disease From Similar Condition
GenomeWeb, Aug 17, 2017.
Uppsala Researchers Develop Rapid UTI Detection Tech to Stem Antibiotic Overuse, Resistance
Gilmore J. 360dx, Aug 10, 2017.
Doctors Advice to Finish Antibiotics Overlooks Resistance
Olena A. The Scientist, Aug 11, 2017.
This Week in Zika: Mosquitoes Not Needed to Sustain Outbreak
Walker M. MedPage Today, Aug 11, 2017.
FDA Grants EUA for Columbia University's Zika Test
360dx, Aug 14, 2017.
Marshfield Clinic studies why blastomycosis is deadlier for some patients than others
Uhlig K. Marshfield News-Herald, Aug 16, 2017.
Revolutionary malaria tests have unexpected downsides
Roberts L. Science, Aug 11, 2017.
Study Finds Public Pushing Back On Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
Wagner D. KPBS News, Aug 15, 2017.
Seeding the Gut Microbiome Prevents Sepsis in Infants
Azvolinsky A. The Scientist, Aug 16, 2017.
Fear of microbial taint curbs Mars explorers
Voosen P. Science, Aug 11, 2017.
Researchers Hijack a Computer Using DNA Malware
Offord C. The Scientist, Aug 11, 2017.
EVENTS / TRAINING / WEB RESOURCES
ECDC/EFSA/EMA second joint report on the integrated analysis of the consumption of antimicrobial agents and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals
(report) European Food Safety Authority, Jul 27, 2017.
The U.S. Culture Collection Network Responding to the Requirements of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing.
McCluskey Kevin et al. mBio 2017 Aug (4)
CONCEPTS / COMMENTS
Lees John A et al. Nature reviews. Microbiology 2017 Aug
The gene drive bubble: New realities.
Bull James J et al. PLoS genetics 2017 Jul (7) e1006850
Colonizing opportunistic pathogens (COPs): The beasts in all of us.
Price Lance B et al. PLoS pathogens 2017 Aug (8) e1006369
METHODS / TOOLS
An efficient strategy using k-mers to analyse 16S rRNA sequences.
Martínez-Porchas Marcel et al. Heliyon 2017 Jul (7) e00370
Hidden Markov phylogenetic models offer an interesting perspective to identify "high risk lineages" of environmental pathogens.
Bailly Xavier et al. Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases 2017 Aug
Microbial Metagenomics Mock Scenario-based Sample Simulation (M3S3).
Motro Yair et al. Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2017 Aug
dRep: a tool for fast and accurate genomic comparisons that enables improved genome recovery from metagenomes through de-replication.
Olm Matthew R et al. The ISME journal 2017 Jul
Reliable Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus Sequence Variation by High-Throughput Resequencing.
Morse Alison M et al. Viruses 2017 Aug (8)
Multiscale Model Within-host and Between-host for Viral Infectious Diseases
Almocera AE, et al. bioRxiv, Aug 11, 2017.
Using viral gene sequences to compare and explain the heterogeneous spatial dynamics of virus epidemics.
Dellicour Simon et al. Molecular biology and evolution 2017 Jun
A genome Tree of Life for the Fungi kingdom
Choi JJ, Kim SH. Proc Natl Acad Sci, Aug 14, 2017.
EVOLUTION / ECOLOGY / POPULATIONS
Essential genome of Campylobacter jejuni.
Mandal Rabindra K et al. BMC genomics 2017 Aug (1) 616
Mycobacterium talmoniae sp. nov., a slowly growing mycobacterium isolated from human respiratory samples.
Davidson Rebecca M et al. International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology 2017 Aug
MERS-CoV spillover at the camel-human interface
Dudas G, et al. bioRxiv, Aug 10, 2017.
Whole-genome sequence analysis of Zika virus, amplified from urine of traveler from the Philippines.
Gu Se Hun et al. Virus genes 2017 Aug
Analysis of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome and its pathogenic gene sequence based on geographic information system.
Tang Z et al. Journal of biological regulators and homeostatic agents (2) 431-438
Ancient Evolution and Dispersion of Human Papillomavirus Type 58 Variants.
Chen Zigui et al. Journal of virology 2017 Aug
Variability of indoor fungal microbiome of green and non-green low-income homes in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Coombs Kanistha et al. The Science of the total environment 2017 Aug 212-218
Different but overlapping populations of Strongyloides stercoralis in dogs and humans-Dogs as a possible source for zoonotic strongyloidiasis.
Jaleta Tegegn G et al. PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2017 Aug (8) e0005752
Multiple introductions of the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti, into California.
Pless Evlyn et al. PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2017 Aug (8) e0005718
PATHOGENICITY / ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
Next generation sequencing reveals the antibiotic resistant variants in the genome of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Ramanathan Babu et al. PloS one 2017 (8) e0182524
A comparative genomics study of Staphylococcus epidermidis from orthopedic device-related infections correlated with patient outcome.
Post Virginia et al. Journal of clinical microbiology 2017 Aug
Comparative Genomics of Escherichia coli Isolated from Skin and Soft Tissue and Other Extraintestinal Infections.
Ranjan Amit et al. mBio 2017 Aug (4)
Validation of β-lactam minimum inhibitory concentration predictions for pneumococcal isolates with newly encountered penicillin binding protein (PBP) sequences.
Li Yuan et al. BMC genomics 2017 Aug (1) 621
Clonal differences in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia-associated mortality.
Recker Mario et al. Nature microbiology 2017 Aug
Mutations in the quinolone resistance determining region conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones in Mycoplasma agalactiae.
Tatay-Dualde Juan et al. Veterinary microbiology 2017 Aug 63-68
DETECTION / DIAGNOSIS
Molecular tests that target the RTX locus do not distinguish between Kingella kingae and the recently described Kingella negevensis species.
El Houmami Nawal et al. Journal of clinical microbiology 2017 Aug
Genomics of the new species Kingella negevensis: diagnostic issues & identification of a locus encoding a RTX toxin.
Opota Onya et al. Microbes and infection 2017 Aug
Development of a highly resolved loop-mediated isothermal amplification method to detect the N526K ftsI mutation of β-lactamase-negative ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae.
Tamura Shinsuke et al. Journal of microbiological methods 2017 Aug
Antibiotic susceptibility testing in less than 30 min using direct single-cell imaging.
Baltekin Özden et al. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2017 Aug
Metabolic differentiation of early Lyme disease from southern tickassociated rash illness (STARI)
Molins CR, et al. Sci Transl Med, Aug 16, 2017.
Real-time PCR followed by high-resolution melting curve analysis: A rapid and pragmatic approach for screening of multidrug-resistant extrapulmonary tuberculosis.
Sharma Kusum et al. Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2017 Sep 56-61
Evaluation and Clinical Validation of Two Field-deployable Reverse Transcription-Insulated Isothermal PCR Assays for the Detection of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.
Go Yun Young et al. The Journal of molecular diagnostics : JMD 2017 Aug
Cost projections for implementation of safety interventions to prevent transfusion-transmitted Zika virus infection in the United States.
Ellingson Katherine D et al. Transfusion 2017 Jun 1625-1633
Laboratory Diagnostics for Fungal Infections: A Review of Current and Future Diagnostic Assays.
Ramanan Poornima et al. Clinics in chest medicine 2017 Sep (3) 535-554
EPIDEMIOLOGY / OUTBREAKS / TRANSMISSION
Real-time genomic and epidemiological investigation of a multi-institution outbreak of KPC-producing Enterobacteriaceae: a translational study
Kwong JC, et al. bioRxiv, Aug 14, 2017.
Influenza A(H3N2) Virus in Swine at Agricultural Fairs and Transmission to Humans, Michigan and Ohio, USA, 2016.
Bowman Andrew S et al. Emerging infectious diseases 2017 09 (9) 1551-1555
Emerging issues, challenges, and changing epidemiology of fungal disease outbreaks.
Benedict Kaitlin et al. The Lancet. Infectious diseases 2017 Jul
ANTIMICROBIALS / VACCINES / INTERVENTIONS
Frequent capsule switching in 'ultra-virulent' meningococci - Are we ready for a serogroup B ST-11 complex outbreak?
Lucidarme Jay et al. The Journal of infection 2017 Aug (2) 95-103
Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication - Afghanistan, January 2016-June 2017.
Martinez Maureen et al. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 2017 Aug (32) 854-858
Brief Report: Selection of HIV-1 Variants With Higher Transmission Potential by 1% Tenofovir Gel Microbicide.
Ngandu Nobubelo K et al. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2017 Sep (1) 43-47
Transmission of the gut microbiota: spreading of health.
Browne Hilary P et al. Nature reviews. Microbiology 2017 Jun
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