Sydney M Finegold

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Xylooligosaccharide increases bifidobacteria but not lactobacilli in human gut microbiota
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Food Funct 5:436-45. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Microbiology of regressive autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center WLA, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 18:260-2. 2012
  3. pmc "Bacteroides goldsteinii sp. nov." isolated from clinical specimens of human intestinal origin
    Yuli Song
    Resaerch Service, VA Medical Center West Lost Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4522-7. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Murdochiella asaccharolytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-stain-positive, anaerobic coccus isolated from human wound specimens
    Nurver Ulger-Toprak
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1013-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Gemella asaccharolytica sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens
    Nurver Ulger-Toprak
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1023-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Reclassification of Clostridium coccoides, Ruminococcus hansenii, Ruminococcus hydrogenotrophicus, Ruminococcus luti, Ruminococcus productus and Ruminococcus schinkii as Blautia coccoides gen. nov., comb. nov., Blautia hansenii comb. nov., Blautia hydroge
    Chengxu Liu
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1896-902. 2008
  7. pmc Porphyromonas somerae sp. nov., a pathogen isolated from humans and distinct from porphyromonas levii
    Paula H Summanen
    Research Service, Veterans Affair Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4455-9. 2005
  8. pmc Characterization of Slackia exigua isolated from human wound infections, including abscesses of intestinal origin
    Keun Sung Kim
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1070-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Corynebacterium pyruviciproducens sp. nov., a pyruvic acid producer
    Jia Tong
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1135-40. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Porphyromonas bennonis sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens
    Paula H Summanen
    Research Service, Anaerobe Laboratory, Building 304, Room E3 237, Veterans Affairs VA West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:1727-32. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Xylooligosaccharide increases bifidobacteria but not lactobacilli in human gut microbiota
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Food Funct 5:436-45. 2014
    ..8 g per day may be more effective than 1.4 g per day. The low dose required and lack of gastrointestinal side effects makes the use of XOS as a food supplement feasible. ..
  2. doi request reprint Microbiology of regressive autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center WLA, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 18:260-2. 2012
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  3. pmc "Bacteroides goldsteinii sp. nov." isolated from clinical specimens of human intestinal origin
    Yuli Song
    Resaerch Service, VA Medical Center West Lost Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4522-7. 2005
    ..nov," is proposed. The G+C content of the DNA is 43 mol% for Bacteroides. The type strain of "B. goldsteinii" is WAL 12034(T) (= CCUG 48944(T) = ATCC BAA-1180(T))...
  4. doi request reprint Murdochiella asaccharolytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-stain-positive, anaerobic coccus isolated from human wound specimens
    Nurver Ulger-Toprak
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1013-6. 2010
    ..nov., sp. nov., are proposed. Strain WAL 1855C(T) (=ATCC BAA-1631(T) =CCUG 55976(T)) is the type strain of Murdochiella asaccharolytica...
  5. doi request reprint Gemella asaccharolytica sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens
    Nurver Ulger-Toprak
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1023-6. 2010
    ..nov. The type strain is WAL 1945J(T) (=ATCC BAA-1630(T) =CCUG 57045(T))...
  6. doi request reprint Reclassification of Clostridium coccoides, Ruminococcus hansenii, Ruminococcus hydrogenotrophicus, Ruminococcus luti, Ruminococcus productus and Ruminococcus schinkii as Blautia coccoides gen. nov., comb. nov., Blautia hansenii comb. nov., Blautia hydroge
    Chengxu Liu
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1896-902. 2008
    ..nov. One of the new isolates, the hitherto unknown coccus-shaped bacterial strain WAL 14507T (=ATCC BAA-1564T=DSM 19850T) is proposed as representing the type strain of a novel species, Blautia wexlerae sp. nov...
  7. pmc Porphyromonas somerae sp. nov., a pathogen isolated from humans and distinct from porphyromonas levii
    Paula H Summanen
    Research Service, Veterans Affair Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4455-9. 2005
    ..levii-like organisms. P. somerae was predominantly isolated from patients with chronic skin and soft tissue or bone infections, especially in the lower extremities...
  8. pmc Characterization of Slackia exigua isolated from human wound infections, including abscesses of intestinal origin
    Keun Sung Kim
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1070-5. 2010
    ..exigua species can be isolated from extraoral infections as well as from oral infections. The profiles of susceptibility to selected antimicrobials of this species were also investigated for the first time...
  9. doi request reprint Corynebacterium pyruviciproducens sp. nov., a pyruvic acid producer
    Jia Tong
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1135-40. 2010
    ..We propose the name Corynebacterium pyruviciproducens sp. nov. for the novel species. The type strain is 06-1773O(T) (=WAL 19168(T) =CCUG 57046(T) =ATCC BAA-1742(T))...
  10. doi request reprint Porphyromonas bennonis sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens
    Paula H Summanen
    Research Service, Anaerobe Laboratory, Building 304, Room E3 237, Veterans Affairs VA West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:1727-32. 2009
    ..nov., with WAL 1926C(T) (=ATCC BAA-1629(T) =CCUG 55979(T)) as the type strain...
  11. pmc Peptoniphilus gorbachii sp. nov., Peptoniphilus olsenii sp. nov., and Anaerococcus murdochii sp. nov. isolated from clinical specimens of human origin
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VAMedical Center, West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1746-52. 2007
    ..nov., and Anaerococcus murdochii sp. nov. are WAL 10418(T) (= CCUG 53341(T) = ATCC BAA-1383(T)), WAL 12922(T) (= CCUG 53342(T) = ATCC BAA-1384(T)), and WAL 17230(T) (= CCUG 53340(T) = ATCC BAA-1385(T)), respectively...
  12. doi request reprint Application of quantitative real-time PCR for rapid identification of Bacteroides fragilis group and related organisms in human wound samples
    Jia Tong
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Anaerobe 17:64-8. 2011
    ..QRT-PCR is a rapid and sensitive method which has great potential for detection of B. fragilis group and related organisms in wound samples...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alistipes onderdonkii sp. nov. and Alistipes shahii sp. nov., of human origin
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Building 304, Room E3 227, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, CA 90073, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1985-90. 2006
    ..are proposed. The type strains of A. onderdonkii and A. shahii are WAL 8169(T) (=CCUG 48946(T)=ATCC BAA-1178(T)) and WAL 8301(T) (=CCUG 48947(T)=ATCC BAA-1179(T)), respectively; their DNA G+C contents are 58 and 56 mol%, respectively...
  14. doi request reprint Peptoniphilus duerdenii sp. nov. and Peptoniphilus koenoeneniae sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens
    Nurver Ulger-Toprak
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:2336-41. 2012
    ..nov. and Peptoniphilus koenoeneniae sp. nov. are proposed, respectively...
  15. pmc Evaluation of 16S rRNA sequencing and reevaluation of a short biochemical scheme for identification of clinically significant Bacteroides species
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Room E3 237, Bldg 304, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1531-7. 2005
    ....
  16. pmc Porphyromonas uenonis sp. nov., a pathogen for humans distinct from P. asaccharolytica and P. endodontalis
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5298-301. 2004
    ..asaccharolytica. We propose the name Porphyromonas uenonis for the novel species. We have recovered P. uenonis from four clinical infections in adults, all likely of intestinal origin, and from the feces of six children...
  17. pmc In vitro activities of telavancin and six comparator agents against anaerobic bacterial isolates
    Sydney M Finegold
    Medical Service, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:3996-4001. 2009
    ..25 microg/ml). As expected, gram-negative isolates were not inhibited by telavancin...
  18. pmc Determination of bft gene subtypes in Bacteroides fragilis clinical isolates
    Mario J Avila-Campos
    Infectious Diseases Section 111F, VA Medical Center, West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1336-8. 2007
    ..This technique could be used to look at the epidemiology of enterotoxigenic strains of B. fragilis in clinical infections and whether there is a correlation between disease and the presence of B. fragilis enterotoxin...
  19. pmc In vitro activities of OPT-80 and comparator drugs against intestinal bacteria
    Sydney M Finegold
    Medical Service, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4898-902. 2004
    ..Poor activity against anaerobic gram-negative rods may maintain colonization resistance...
  20. pmc Real-time PCR quantitation of clostridia in feces of autistic children
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6459-65. 2004
    ..8 x 10(8) CFU/g in controls; respectively). More subjects need to be studied. The assay is a rapid and reliable method, and it should have great potential for quantitation of other bacteria in the intestinal tract...
  21. doi request reprint Pyrosequencing study of fecal microflora of autistic and control children
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F and Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 16:444-53. 2010
    ..If the unique microbial flora is found to be a causative or consequent factor in this type of autism, it may have implications with regard to a specific diagnostic test, its epidemiology, and for treatment and prevention...
  22. pmc Development of a flow chart for identification of gram-positive anaerobic cocci in the clinical laboratory
    Yuli Song
    Research Service, Veterans Administration Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:512-6. 2007
    ..Based on the results, a short biochemical scheme that involves the minimum essential biochemical tests for accurate identification of clinically important GPAC was developed...
  23. doi request reprint Desulfovibrio species are potentially important in regressive autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Med Hypotheses 77:270-4. 2011
    ....
  24. doi request reprint State of the art; microbiology in health and disease. Intestinal bacterial flora in autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Section 111F, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 17:367-8. 2011
    ..Pyrosequencing studies document an abnormal gut microflora in regressive autism subjects as compared to controls. Finally, we present preliminary evidence suggesting that Desulfovibrio may play a key role in this disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Therapy and epidemiology of autism--clostridial spores as key elements
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, United States
    Med Hypotheses 70:508-11. 2008
    ..These latter two hypotheses have major implications with regard to the epidemiology of this important and distressing disease and would encourage research into methods to eliminate clostridial spores from the home and other environments...
  26. pmc Mobilization and prevalence of a Fusobacterial plasmid
    Brianna M Claypool
    Sections of Periodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Plasmid 63:11-9. 2010
    ..Plasmid or plasmid-related sequences were identified in 11.5% of the strains examined. These findings demonstrate mobilization properties of a fusobacterial plasmid that may be important in horizontal gene transfer...
  27. pmc Isolation of a strictly anaerobic strain of Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Marie Claire Rowlinson
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:857-60. 2006
    ..This paper presents the first documented isolation of a strictly anaerobic Staphylococcus epidermidis strain, confirmed by rpoB gene sequencing...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clostridium tertium isolated from gas gangrene wound; misidentified as Lactobacillus spp initially due to aerotolerant feature
    Shigeki Fujitani
    Infectious Diseases Section, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Anaerobe 13:161-5. 2007
    ..Clinicians should be aware of the phenomenon of aerotolerance of some anaerobes and need to clarify the identification of organisms if the clinical picture does not fit the isolated organism...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cetobacterium somerae sp. nov. from human feces and emended description of the genus Cetobacterium
    Sydney M Finegold
    Research Service, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:177-81. 2003
    ..nov. The proposed type strain of Cetobacterium somerae is WAL 14325(T) (ATCC BAA-474(T) = CCUG 46254T)...