Advanced Molecular Detection Clips Content (Published on 10/08/2020)
Trio wins Nobel Prize in medicine for discovery of hepatitis C virus
Cooney E. STAT, Oct 5, 2020.
Pioneers of revolutionary CRISPR gene editing win chemistry Nobel
Ledford H, Callaway E. Nature, Oct 7, 2020.
Genomic Data Helps Explain Yaws Re-emergence, Antibiotic Resistance in Papua New Guinea
GenomeWeb, Oct 8, 2020.
Harvard Team Builds Comprehensive Profile of Antibody Response to SARS-CoV-2
Bonislawski A. 360dx, Oct 1, 2020.
Rogue Antibodies and Gene Mutations Explain Some Cases of Severe COVID-19
Collins F. NIH Director's Blog, Oct 6, 2020.
Newly found viruses suggest rubella originated in animals
Gibbons A. Science, Oct 8, 2020.
EVENTS / TRAINING / WEB RESOURCES
Real-time audio and visual display of the Coronavirus genome.
Temple Mark D et al. BMC bioinformatics 2020 Oct (1) 431
FDA Will No Longer Review EUA Submissions for SARS-CoV-2 Lab-Developed Tests
Johnson M. GenomeWeb, Oct 7, 2020.
CONCEPTS / COMMENTS
Microbe hunting in the modern era: reflecting on a decade of microbial genomic epidemiology.
Baker Kate S et al. Current biology : CB 2020 Oct (19) R1124-R1130
A call for diagnostic tests to report viral load.
Service Robert F et al. Science (New York, N.Y.) 2020 10 (6512) 22
Harnessing genomics to trace the path of a viral outbreak in African lions.
Kamath Pauline L et al. Molecular ecology 2020 Oct
Contextualizing bats as viral reservoirs
Streicker DG, Gilbert AT. Science, Oct 9, 2020.
Inhibiting Ebola virus and SARS-CoV-2 entry
Wells AI, Coyne CB. Science, Oct 9, 2020.
Implementation of environmental surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 virus to support public health decisions: opportunities and challenges.
Medema Gertjan et al. Current opinion in environmental science & health 2020 Oct
Insight on Sex-Based Immunity Differences, With COVID-19 Implications.
Hampton Tracy et al. JAMA 2020 Oct (13) 1274
METHODS / TOOLS
metaFlye: scalable long-read metagenome assembly using repeat graphs.
Kolmogorov Mikhail et al. Nature methods 2020 Oct
Capacity building for whole genome sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and bioinformatics in high TB burden countries.
Rivière Emmanuel et al. Briefings in bioinformatics 2020 Oct
COVID-19 CG: Tracking SARS-CoV-2 mutations by locations and dates of interest.
Chen Albert Tian et al. bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology 2020 Sep
A computational toolset for rapid identification of SARS-CoV-2, other viruses and microorganisms from sequencing data.
Chen Shifu et al. Briefings in bioinformatics 2020 Oct
A database resource and online analysis tools for coronaviruses on a historical and global scale.
Zhu Zhenglin et al. Database : the journal of biological databases and curation 2020 Oct
EVOLUTION / ECOLOGY / POPULATIONS
Broad host range of SARS-CoV-2 and the molecular basis for SARS-CoV-2 binding to cat ACE2.
Wu Lili et al. Cell discovery 2020 68
PATHOGENICITY / ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
Identification of the first erm(B) + Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli associated with novel multidrug resistance genomic islands in Australia.
Wallace Rhiannon L et al. Journal of global antimicrobial resistance 2020 Sep
Predicting antimicrobial susceptibility from the bacterial genome: A new paradigm for one health resistance monitoring.
McDermott Patrick F et al. Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics 2020 Oct
Exploration of the Neisseria Resistome Reveals Resistance Mechanisms in Commensals That May Be Acquired by N. gonorrhoeae through Horizontal Gene Transfer.
Fiore Michael A et al. Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland) 2020 Sep (10)
Azithromycin susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the USA in 2017: a genomic analysis of surveillance data.
Gernert Kim M et al. The Lancet. Microbe 2020 Aug (4) e154-e164
Bacterial Genome Wide Association Studies (bGWAS) and Transcriptomics Identifies Cryptic Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms in Acinetobacter baumannii .
Roe Chandler et al. Frontiers in public health 2020 451
Yaws re-emergence and bacterial drug resistance selection after mass administration of azithromycin: a genomic epidemiology investigation
Beale MA, et al. Lancet Microbe, Oct 1, 2020.
Machine learning methods accurately predict host specificity of coronaviruses based on spike sequences alone.
Kuzmin Kiril et al. Biochemical and biophysical research communications 2020 Sep
Remdesivir targets a structurally analogous region of the Ebola virus and SARS-CoV-2 polymerases
Lo MK, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2020 Oct 7;202012294.
Fun(gi)omics: Advanced and Diverse Technologies to Explore Emerging Fungal Pathogens and Define Mechanisms of Antifungal Resistance.
Ball B et al. mBio 2020 Oct (5)
Mechanisms associated with pyrethroid resistance in populations of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) from the Caribbean coast of Colombia.
Pareja-Loaiza Paula X et al. PloS one 2020 (10) e0228695
DETECTION / DIAGNOSIS
Centrifugal microfluidic lab-on-a-chip system with automated sample lysis, DNA amplification and microarray hybridization for identification of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli culture isolates.
Geissler Matthias et al. The Analyst 2020 Oct
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA by multiplex RT-qPCR.
Kudo Eriko et al. PLoS biology 2020 Oct (10) e3000867
Direct RT-qPCR detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA from patient nasopharyngeal swabs without an RNA extraction step.
Bruce Emily A et al. PLoS biology 2020 Oct (10) e3000896
Direct detection of SARS-CoV-2 using CRISPR-Cas13a and a mobile phone
Fozouni P, et al. medRxiv, Sep 30, 2020.
Ultra-rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 in public workspace environments
Yaren O, et al. medRxiv, Sep 30, 2020.
SARS-CoV-2 RapidPlex: A Graphene-based Multiplexed Telemedicine Platform for Rapid and Low-Cost COVID-19 Diagnosis and Monitoring
Torrente-Rodgriguez RM, et al. Matter, Oct 1, 2020.
Temporal, Spatial, and Epidemiologic Relationships of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Gene Cycle Thresholds: A Pragmatic Ambi-directional Observation.
Lesho Emil et al. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2020 Aug
A One-Minute Blood Test to Monitor Immune Responses in COVID-19 Patients and Predict Clinical Risks of Developing Moderate to Severe Symptoms
Deb C, et al. medRxiv, Oct 5, 2020.
Comparison of participant-collected nasal and staff-collected oropharyngeal specimens for human ribonuclease P detection with RT-PCR during a community-based study.
Arnold Mitchell T et al. PloS one 2020 (10) e0239000
Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication - Afghanistan, January 2019-July 2020.
Martinez Maureen et al. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 2020 10 (40) 1464-1468
EPIDEMIOLOGY / OUTBREAKS / TRANSMISSION
A persistent recurring cluster of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonisations in a special care baby unit: a matched case-control study.
Love Nicola K et al. The Journal of hospital infection 2020 Oct
SARS-CoV-2 outbreak investigation in a German meat processing plant.
Günther Thomas et al. EMBO molecular medicine 2020 Oct e202013296
Viral genomes reveal patterns of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in Washington State
Mueller NF, et al. medRxiv, Sep 30, 2020.
SARS-CoV-2 variant tracing within the first COVID-19 clusters in Northern Germany.
Pfefferle Susanne et al. Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2020 Sep
Comprehensive Genome Analysis of 6,000 USA SARS-CoV-2 Isolates Reveals Haplotype Signatures and Localized Transmission Patterns by State and by Country.
Shen Lishuang et al. Frontiers in microbiology 2020 573430
Molecular epidemiology of the first wave of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection in Thailand in 2020.
Puenpa Jiratchaya et al. Scientific reports 2020 Oct (1) 16602
Analysis of Genomic Characteristics and Transmission Routes of Patients With Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 in Southern California During the Early Stage of the US COVID-19 Pandemic.
Zhang Wenjuan et al. JAMA network open 2020 Oct (10) e2024191
Inference of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 reveals hidden super-spreading events during the early outbreak phase.
Wang Liang et al. Nature communications 2020 10 (1) 5006
Application of Human Adenovirus Genotyping by Phylogenetic Analysis in an Outbreak to Identify Nosocomial Infection.
Yang Chuanyu et al. Virologica Sinica 2020 Oct
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