Michael B Prentice
Affiliation: University College Cork
- Mycobacterium bovis strains causing smear-positive human tuberculosis, Southwest IrelandOlabisi Ojo
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1931-4. 2008..Seven strains were from sputum and potential sources of human-centered disease transmission. Ten-locus variable-number tandem repeat typing gave unique strain profiles and would detect disease outbreaks...
- Bacterial comparative genomicsMichael B Prentice
Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Genome Biol 5:338. 2004
- PlagueMichael B Prentice
Department of Pathology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Lancet 369:1196-207. 2007..Detection systems for plague in non-endemic regions might now be needed because of a bioterrorism threat. Rapid diagnostic tests are available and a subunit vaccine is in clinical trials...
- Application of DNA microarrays to study the evolutionary genomics of Yersinia pestis and Yersinia pseudotuberculosisStewart J Hinchliffe
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Genome Res 13:2018-29. 2003..pseudotuberculosis strains. This study reports chromosomal differences between species, biovars, serotypes, and strains of Y. pestis and Y. pseudotuberculosis that may relate to the evolution of these species in their respective niches...
- The complete genome sequence and comparative genome analysis of the high pathogenicity Yersinia enterocolitica strain 8081Nicholas R Thomson
The Pathogen Sequencing Unit, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
PLoS Genet 2:e206. 2006..Moreover, wider investigations looking at the patterns of gene loss and gain in the Yersinia have highlighted common themes in the genome evolution of other human enteropathogens...
- Characterisation and distribution of a cryptic Salmonella typhi plasmid pHCM2Claire Kidgell
Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London SW7 2AY, UK
Plasmid 47:159-71. 2002..typhi isolated before, but not after, 1994. Similar pHCM2-related sequences were also detected in S. typhi isolated from other regions of South East Asia and Pakistan but not elsewhere in the world...
- Absence of Yersinia pestis-specific DNA in human teeth from five European excavations of putative plague victimsM Thomas P Gilbert
Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
Microbiology 150:341-54. 2004..In addition, the utility of the published tooth-based ancient DNA technique used to diagnose fatal bacteraemias in historical epidemics still awaits independent corroboration...
- Was the Black Death caused by Yersinia pestis?Michael B Prentice
Centre for Infection, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Lancet Infect Dis 4:72. 2004
- Comparative genome analyses of the pathogenic Yersiniae based on the genome sequence of Yersinia enterocolitica strain 8081Nicholas R Thomson
The Pathogen Sequencing Unit, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
Adv Exp Med Biol 603:2-16. 2007..enterocolitica gene functions and important insights into the intra-species differences between the high, low and non-pathogenic Y. enterocolitica biotypes...