Christine L Knox

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ureaplasma parvum and Ureaplasma urealyticum are detected in semen after washing before assisted reproductive technology procedures
    Christine L Knox
    Centre for Molecular Biotechnology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Fertil Steril 80:921-9. 2003
  2. pmc The severity of chorioamnionitis in pregnant sheep is associated with in vivo variation of the surface-exposed multiple-banded antigen/gene of Ureaplasma parvum
    Christine L Knox
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, and School of Life Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Biol Reprod 83:415-26. 2010
  3. pmc The role of the multiple banded antigen of Ureaplasma parvum in intra-amniotic infection: major virulence factor or decoy?
    Samantha J Dando
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e29856. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Maternal administration of erythromycin fails to eradicate intrauterine ureaplasma infection in an ovine model
    Samantha J Dando
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Biol Reprod 83:616-22. 2010
  5. pmc Ureaplasma parvum serovar 3 multiple banded antigen size variation after chronic intra-amniotic infection/colonization
    James W Robinson
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e62746. 2013
  6. doi request reprint TUNEL analysis of DNA fragmentation in mouse unfertilized oocytes: The effect of microorganisms within human follicular fluid collected during IVF cycles
    Elise S Pelzer
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 4001, Queensland, Australia The Wesley Research Institute, Women s Health Laboratory, The Wesley Hospital, P O Box 499, Toowong, Brisbane 4066, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    J Reprod Immunol 99:69-79. 2013
  7. pmc Hormone-dependent bacterial growth, persistence and biofilm formation--a pilot study investigating human follicular fluid collected during IVF cycles
    Elise S Pelzer
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e49965. 2012
  8. pmc Microorganisms within human follicular fluid: effects on IVF
    Elise S Pelzer
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e59062. 2013
  9. pmc Interaction of microbiology and pathology in women undergoing investigations for infertility
    Joseph Debattista
    Sexual Health and AIDS Service, Prince Charles Hospital, Health Service District, Brisbane, Australia
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 12:135-45. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Microbial colonization of follicular fluid: alterations in cytokine expression and adverse assisted reproduction technology outcomes
    Elise S Pelzer
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Hum Reprod 26:1799-812. 2011

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Ureaplasma parvum and Ureaplasma urealyticum are detected in semen after washing before assisted reproductive technology procedures
    Christine L Knox
    Centre for Molecular Biotechnology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Fertil Steril 80:921-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the prevalence of ureaplasmas in semen and washed semen and to explore their effect on semen andrology variables...
  2. pmc The severity of chorioamnionitis in pregnant sheep is associated with in vivo variation of the surface-exposed multiple-banded antigen/gene of Ureaplasma parvum
    Christine L Knox
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, and School of Life Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Biol Reprod 83:415-26. 2010
    ..These differences in chorioamnion inflammation may explain why not all women with in utero Ureaplasma spp. experience adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  3. pmc The role of the multiple banded antigen of Ureaplasma parvum in intra-amniotic infection: major virulence factor or decoy?
    Samantha J Dando
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e29856. 2012
    ..This host response may be important in the pathogenesis of inflammation-mediated adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Maternal administration of erythromycin fails to eradicate intrauterine ureaplasma infection in an ovine model
    Samantha J Dando
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Biol Reprod 83:616-22. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Ureaplasma parvum serovar 3 multiple banded antigen size variation after chronic intra-amniotic infection/colonization
    James W Robinson
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e62746. 2013
    ..For the first time we have shown that the degree of ureaplasma MBA variation in vivo increased with the duration of gestation...
  6. doi request reprint TUNEL analysis of DNA fragmentation in mouse unfertilized oocytes: The effect of microorganisms within human follicular fluid collected during IVF cycles
    Elise S Pelzer
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 4001, Queensland, Australia The Wesley Research Institute, Women s Health Laboratory, The Wesley Hospital, P O Box 499, Toowong, Brisbane 4066, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    J Reprod Immunol 99:69-79. 2013
    ..Follicular fluid bacteria may result in poor quality oocytes and/or embryos, leading to poor IVF outcomes. ..
  7. pmc Hormone-dependent bacterial growth, persistence and biofilm formation--a pilot study investigating human follicular fluid collected during IVF cycles
    Elise S Pelzer
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e49965. 2012
    ..We conclude that bacteria aspirated along with follicular fluid during IVF cycles demonstrate a persistent pattern of growth. This discovery is important since it can offer a new avenue for investigation in infertile couples...
  8. pmc Microorganisms within human follicular fluid: effects on IVF
    Elise S Pelzer
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e59062. 2013
    ..Follicular fluid microorganisms are a potential cause of adverse pregnancy outcomes in IVF in both infertile women and in fertile women with infertile male partners...
  9. pmc Interaction of microbiology and pathology in women undergoing investigations for infertility
    Joseph Debattista
    Sexual Health and AIDS Service, Prince Charles Hospital, Health Service District, Brisbane, Australia
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 12:135-45. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Microbial colonization of follicular fluid: alterations in cytokine expression and adverse assisted reproduction technology outcomes
    Elise S Pelzer
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Hum Reprod 26:1799-812. 2011
    ..Previous studies have measured cytokines expressed within follicular fluid and compared the profiles with the aetiology of infertility and/or successful or unsuccessful assisted reproduction technology (ART) outcomes...
  11. pmc Experimental amniotic fluid infection in sheep: effects of Ureaplasma parvum serovars 3 and 6 on preterm or term fetal sheep
    Timothy J M Moss
    School of Women s and Infants Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:122.e1-8. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the effects in late gestation of Ureaplasma parvum serovar 3 colonization and the effects, preterm, of U. parvum serovar 6...