Advanced Molecular Detection Clips Content (Published on 09/28/2017)
Approach uses cell frequency noise to gauge antibiotic susceptibility
Dall C. CIDRAP, Sep 22, 2017.
Blame Henry Ford for Deadly Superbugs
Shanker D. Bloomberg, Sep 20, 2017.
Rapid, Easy Zika Test Developed
Thompson D. HealthDay, Sep 27, 2017.
Routine rapid HCV testing cost-effective in younger generations
Healio, Sep 22, 2017.
UK site will produce billions of genetically modified mosquitoes
Healio, Sep 23, 2017.
NIH announces centers for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome research
(news releasea) NIH, Sep 27, 2017.
EVENTS / TRAINING / WEB RESOURCES
Expanding our view of the microbiome
(blog post) Collins F, NIH Director's blog, Sep 26, 2017.
CONCEPTS / COMMENTS
The risk of sustained sexual transmission of Zika is underestimated
Allard A, et al. PLOS Pathogens, Sep 21, 2017.
Forensic genetics and genomics: Much more than just a human affair.
Arenas Miguel et al. PLoS genetics 2017 Sep (9) e1006960
How can computation advance microbiome research?
Nussinov Ruth et al. PLoS computational biology 2017 Sep (9) e1005547
Why is the flu vaccine so mediocre?
Cohen J. Science, Sep 22, 2017.
METHODS / TOOLS
Microbial sequence typing in the genomic era.
Pérez-Losada Marcos et al. Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases 2017 Sep
Microfluidics for Antibiotic Susceptibility and Toxicity Testing.
Dai Jing et al. Bioengineering (Basel, Switzerland) 2016 Oct (4)
Genetic mimetics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus as verification standards for molecular diagnostics.
Machowski Edith Erika et al. Journal of clinical microbiology 2017 Sep
Benchmarking viromics: an in silico evaluation of metagenome-enabled estimates of viral community composition and diversity.
Roux Simon et al. PeerJ 2017 e3817
EVOLUTION / ECOLOGY / POPULATIONS
Molecular evolution of hepatitis B vaccine escape variants in China, during 2000-2016.
Wang Jie et al. Vaccine 2017 Oct (43) 5808-5813
Molecular genomic characterization of tick- and human-derived severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus isolates from South Korea.
Yun Seok-Min et al. PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2017 Sep (9) e0005893
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Viruses at the Animal-Human Interface in Vietnam, 2003-2010.
Creanga Adrian et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2017 Sep (suppl_4) S529-S538
Reconstructing the recent West Nile virus lineage 2 epidemic in Europe and Italy using discrete and continuous phylogeography.
Zehender Gianguglielmo et al. PloS one 2017 (7) e0179679
A Virological and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Emergence of New Clades of Respiratory Syncytial Virus.
Elawar Farah et al. Scientific reports 2017 Sep (1) 12232
PATHOGENICITY / ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
Human Bocavirus Capsid Messenger RNA Detection in Children With Pneumonia.
Schlaberg Robert et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2017 Sep (6) 688-696
Differential virulence between Asian and African lineages of Zika virus.
Simonin Yannick et al. PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2017 Sep (9) e0005821
DETECTION / DIAGNOSIS
Towards an ultra-rapid smartphone- connected test for infectious diseases.
Turbé Valérian et al. Scientific reports 2017 Sep (1) 11971
Sequencing of the variable region of rpsB to discriminate between Streptococcus pneumoniae and other streptococcal species.
Wyllie Anne L et al. Open biology 2017 Sep (9)
Development of a rapid MALDI-TOF MS based epidemiological screening method using MRSA as a model organism.
Lindgren Åsa et al. European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology 2017 Sep
A modified multilocus sequence typing protocol to genotype Kingella kingae from oropharyngeal swabs without bacterial isolation.
El Houmami Nawal et al. BMC microbiology 2017 Sep (1) 200
Mutations in rpoB and katG genes of multidrug resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis undetectable using genotyping diagnostic methods.
Takawira Faustinos Tatenda et al. The Pan African medical journal 2017 145
Rapid detection and subtyping of multiple influenza viruses on a microfluidic chip integrated with controllable micro-magnetic field.
Zhang Rui-Qiao et al. Biosensors & bioelectronics 2017 Sep 348-354
Rapid colorimetric detection of Zika virus from serum and urine specimens by reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP).
Calvert Amanda E et al. PloS one 2017 (9) e0185340
Culture-Independent Molecular Methods for Detection of Antifungal Resistance Mechanisms and Fungal Identification.
Perlin David S et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2017 Aug (suppl_3) S458-S465
EPIDEMIOLOGY / OUTBREAKS / TRANSMISSION
Stalking a lethal superbug by whole-genome sequencing and phylogenetics: Influence on unraveling a major hospital outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Kaiser Thorsten et al. American journal of infection control 2017 Sep
Vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus: variable transmission bottleneck and evidence of mid-gestation in utero infection.
Fauteux-Daniel Sébastien et al. Journal of virology 2017 Sep
Genotypes and subgenotypes of hepatitis B virus circulating in an endemic area in Peru.
Ramírez-Soto Max Carlos et al. Archives of virology 2017 Sep
ANTIMICROBIALS / VACCINES / INTERVENTIONS
Host-directed therapies for bacterial and viral infections.
Kaufmann Stefan H E et al. Nature reviews. Drug discovery 2017 Sep
Conservation in gene encoding Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen Rv2660 and a high predicted population coverage of H56 multistage vaccine in South Africa.
Perez-Martinez Angy P et al. Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases 2017 Sep
Genetic Stability of Parainfluenza Virus 5-Vectored Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine Candidates after In Vitro and In Vivo Passage.
Phan Shannon I et al. Journal of virology 2017 Oct (19)
Genetic Profiling and Comorbidities of Zika Infection.
Moni Mohammad Ali et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2017 Sep (6) 703-712
Patients with Primary Immunodeficiencies Are a Reservoir of Poliovirus and a Risk to Polio Eradication.
Aghamohammadi Asghar et al. Frontiers in immunology 2017 685
Microbiome profile of the amniotic fluid as a predictive biomarker of perinatal outcome.
Urushiyama Daichi et al. Scientific reports 2017 Sep (1) 12171
Group B Streptococcus and the Vaginal Microbiota.
Rosen Geoffrey H et al. The Journal of infectious diseases 2017 Sep (6) 744-751
Comparison of the Microbiota of Older Adults Living in Nursing Homes and the Community.
Roghmann Mary-Claire et al. mSphere (5)
Intestinal microbiota is altered in patients with colon cancer and modified by probiotic intervention.
Hibberd Ashley A et al. BMJ open gastroenterology 2017 (1) e000145
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