Sylvia M Kirov

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Functional characterization of type IV pili expressed on diarrhea-associated isolates of Aeromonas species
    S M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Infect Immun 67:5447-54. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Biofilm differentiation and dispersal in mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis
    Sylvia M Kirov
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania Clinical School, 43 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Microbiology 153:3264-74. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of seeding dispersal in biofilms
    S M Kirov
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 29, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Microbiology 151:3452-3; discussion 3453. 2005
  4. pmc Aeromonas flagella (polar and lateral) are enterocyte adhesins that contribute to biofilm formation on surfaces
    Sylvia M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Infect Immun 72:1939-45. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Bacteria that express lateral flagella enable dissection of the multifunctional roles of flagella in pathogenesis
    Sylvia M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania Clinical School, 43 Collins St, 7000, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 224:151-9. 2003
  6. pmc Lateral flagella and swarming motility in Aeromonas species
    Sylvia M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Bacteriol 184:547-55. 2002
  7. pmc Investigation of the role of type IV Aeromonas pilus (Tap) in the pathogenesis of Aeromonas gastrointestinal infection
    S M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Infect Immun 68:4040-8. 2000
  8. doi request reprint Iron-binding compounds impair Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation, especially under anaerobic conditions
    Che Y O'May
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania Clinical School, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Med Microbiol 58:765-73. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Anaerobic culture conditions favor biofilm-like phenotypes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis
    Che Y O'May
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 48:373-80. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Iron, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and cystic fibrosis
    D W Reid
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Tasmania Clinical School, 43 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia
    Microbiology 150:516; discussion 516-8. 2004

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Publications12

  1. pmc Functional characterization of type IV pili expressed on diarrhea-associated isolates of Aeromonas species
    S M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Infect Immun 67:5447-54. 1999
    ..Bfp-positive isolates examined for type IV pilus-mediated twitching motility in agar and slide culture assays developed for Pseudomonas aeruginosa did not, however, exhibit this function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biofilm differentiation and dispersal in mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis
    Sylvia M Kirov
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania Clinical School, 43 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Microbiology 153:3264-74. 2007
    ..aeruginosa in the CF airway...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of seeding dispersal in biofilms
    S M Kirov
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 29, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Microbiology 151:3452-3; discussion 3453. 2005
  4. pmc Aeromonas flagella (polar and lateral) are enterocyte adhesins that contribute to biofilm formation on surfaces
    Sylvia M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Infect Immun 72:1939-45. 2004
    ..The complementation of flagellar phenotypes (polar flagellar mutants) restored biofilms to wild-type levels. We concluded that both flagellar types are enterocyte adhesins and need to be fully functional for optimal biofilm formation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bacteria that express lateral flagella enable dissection of the multifunctional roles of flagella in pathogenesis
    Sylvia M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania Clinical School, 43 Collins St, 7000, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 224:151-9. 2003
    ....
  6. pmc Lateral flagella and swarming motility in Aeromonas species
    Sylvia M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Bacteriol 184:547-55. 2002
    ..Whether lateral flagella and swarming motility contribute to Aeromonas intestinal colonization and virulence remains to be determined...
  7. pmc Investigation of the role of type IV Aeromonas pilus (Tap) in the pathogenesis of Aeromonas gastrointestinal infection
    S M Kirov
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Tasmania, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Infect Immun 68:4040-8. 2000
    ..Further studies into factors which may influence Tap expression are required, but the present study suggests that Tap pili may not be as significant as Bfp pili for Aeromonas intestinal colonization...
  8. doi request reprint Iron-binding compounds impair Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation, especially under anaerobic conditions
    Che Y O'May
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania Clinical School, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Med Microbiol 58:765-73. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Anaerobic culture conditions favor biofilm-like phenotypes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis
    Che Y O'May
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 48:373-80. 2006
    ..aeruginosa isolates tested. In vitro models used to research CF isolate biofilm growth need to take the above properties of these strains into account...
  10. ncbi request reprint Iron, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and cystic fibrosis
    D W Reid
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Tasmania Clinical School, 43 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia
    Microbiology 150:516; discussion 516-8. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased airway iron as a potential factor in the persistence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis
    D W Reid
    Cardiorespiratory Research Group, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Eur Respir J 30:286-92. 2007
    ..aeruginosa during an exacerbation. In conclusion, the present study suggests that increased airway iron may be important to Pseudomonas aeruginosa persistence in cystic fibrosis...
  12. doi request reprint Bacterial cyanogenesis occurs in the cystic fibrosis lung
    K Sanderson
    Respiratory Research Group, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Eur Respir J 32:329-33. 2008
    ..Cyanide is likely to be a potentially important virulence factor in Pseudomonas aeruginosa-infected cystic fibrosis patients...