Kingsley K Amoako

Summary

Affiliation: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid Detection and Identification of Yersinia pestis from Food Using Immunomagnetic Separation and Pyrosequencing
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Lethbridge Laboratory, National Centres for Animal Disease, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Pathog 2012:781652. 2012
  2. pmc A New Generation Microarray for the Simultaneous Detection and Identification of Yersinia pestis and Bacillus anthracis in Food
    Noriko Goji
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centres for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Pathog 2012:627036. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Rapid detection and identification of Bacillus anthracis in food using pyrosequencing technology
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z4, Canada
    Int J Food Microbiol 165:319-25. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of multitarget real-time PCR for the rapid, specific, and sensitive detection of Yersinia pestis in milk and ground beef
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Food Prot 73:18-25. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Rapid detection and antimicrobial resistance gene profiling of Yersinia pestis using pyrosequencing technology
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    J Microbiol Methods 90:228-34. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Bacillus anthracis spore decontamination in food grease
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Lethbridge Laboratory, National Centres for Animal Disease, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Food Prot 76:699-701. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Immunomagnetic capture of Bacillus anthracis spores from food
    Michael J Shields
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centres for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Food Prot 75:1243-8. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Single nucleotide repeat analysis of B. anthracis isolates in Canada through comparison of pyrosequencing and Sanger sequencing
    Kristen R Hahn
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 3Z4, Canada
    Vet Microbiol 169:228-32. 2014
  9. pmc Draft Genome Sequence of a Mannheimia haemolytica Serotype 6 Isolate Collected from the Nasopharynx of a Beef Calf with Bovine Respiratory Disease
    Cassidy L Klima
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada Research Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Genome Announc 1:e0005113. 2013

Collaborators

  • Trevor W Alexander
  • Kristen R Hahn
  • Noriko Goji
  • Michael J Shields
  • Timothy W Janzen
  • Matthew C Thomas
  • Cassidy L Klima
  • Edith Valle
  • Steve Hendrick
  • Tim A McAllister
  • Shaun R Cook
  • Arnold J Kell
  • Cesar Bin I Kingombe
  • Trevor Macmillan
  • Chantal Paquet

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Rapid Detection and Identification of Yersinia pestis from Food Using Immunomagnetic Separation and Pyrosequencing
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Lethbridge Laboratory, National Centres for Animal Disease, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Pathog 2012:781652. 2012
    ..pestis in food without the need for enrichment. The combined use of the iCropTheBug system and pyrosequencing for efficient capture and detection of Y. pestis is novel and has potential applications in food biodefence...
  2. pmc A New Generation Microarray for the Simultaneous Detection and Identification of Yersinia pestis and Bacillus anthracis in Food
    Noriko Goji
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centres for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Pathog 2012:627036. 2012
    ..pestis and B. anthracis and may be a potentially useful diagnostic tool for detecting and confirming the organisms in food during a bioterrorism event...
  3. doi request reprint Rapid detection and identification of Bacillus anthracis in food using pyrosequencing technology
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z4, Canada
    Int J Food Microbiol 165:319-25. 2013
    ..This sequence based approach is a novel application for the detection of anthrax spores in food with potential application in foodborne bioterrorism response and biodefense involving the use of anthrax spores. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of multitarget real-time PCR for the rapid, specific, and sensitive detection of Yersinia pestis in milk and ground beef
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Food Prot 73:18-25. 2010
    ..Testing the hybridization probes on food samples demonstrated the detection of Y. pestis in a foodborne application; this is the first such report, to our knowledge...
  5. doi request reprint Rapid detection and antimicrobial resistance gene profiling of Yersinia pestis using pyrosequencing technology
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    J Microbiol Methods 90:228-34. 2012
    ..We propose this method as a novel, rapid, sequence based detection and identification tool for Y. pestis with a potential application in biodefence...
  6. doi request reprint Bacillus anthracis spore decontamination in food grease
    Kingsley K Amoako
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Lethbridge Laboratory, National Centres for Animal Disease, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Food Prot 76:699-701. 2013
    ..AHP was the only disinfectant that reduced the viability of B. anthracis Sterne spores at ≥6 log in the presence of stainless steel and animal grease, both at room temperature and 4 °C after 24 h of contact time...
  7. doi request reprint Immunomagnetic capture of Bacillus anthracis spores from food
    Michael J Shields
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centres for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 3Z4
    J Food Prot 75:1243-8. 2012
    ..This efficient capture of anthrax spores at very low concentrations without enrichment has the potential to enhance the sensitivity of downstream detection technologies and will be a useful method in a foodborne bioterrorism response...
  8. ncbi request reprint Single nucleotide repeat analysis of B. anthracis isolates in Canada through comparison of pyrosequencing and Sanger sequencing
    Kristen R Hahn
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P O Box 640, Township Road 9 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 3Z4, Canada
    Vet Microbiol 169:228-32. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc Draft Genome Sequence of a Mannheimia haemolytica Serotype 6 Isolate Collected from the Nasopharynx of a Beef Calf with Bovine Respiratory Disease
    Cassidy L Klima
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada Research Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Genome Announc 1:e0005113. 2013
    ..The draft genome of a Mannheimia haemolytica serotype 6 isolate obtained from the nasopharynx of a feedlot calf with bovine respiratory disease is described...