Tony Worthington

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Affiliation: Aston University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Digluconate and isopropyl alcohol biocide formulation
    Emma Hendry
    Microbiology, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Int J Mol Sci 13:14016-25. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum procalcitonin, interleukin-6, soluble intercellular adhesin molecule-1 and IgG to short-chain exocellular lipoteichoic acid as predictors of infection in total joint prosthesis revision
    T Worthington
    School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, UK
    Br J Biomed Sci 67:71-6. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Description and critical appraisal of principal components analysis (PCA) methodology applied to pulsed-field gel electrophoresis profiles of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates
    Jonathan M Caddick
    Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 65:87-95. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Genetic characterization of clinical isolates of Clostridium difficile using an optimized RAPD protocol and PCR ribotyping reveals strain diversity between two tertiary referral Trusts in the West Midlands, UK
    Lauren M Green
    Aston University, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Med Microbiol 60:1287-91. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of central venous catheter related infection in adult patients
    Tony Worthington
    Department of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Infect 51:267-80. 2005
  6. pmc Enhanced chlorhexidine skin penetration with eucalyptus oil
    Tarja J Karpanen
    Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 10:278. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus reveals an absence of plasmid DNA in multidrug-resistant isolates
    Jonathan M Caddick
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 44:297-302. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Thiosemicarbazones active against Clostridium difficile
    Cait Costello
    School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 18:1708-11. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Induction of inflammatory cytokines and nitric oxide in J774.2 cells and murine macrophages by lipoteichoic acid and related cell wall antigens from Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Karen J Jones
    Molecular Biosciences Research Group, Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Med Microbiol 54:315-21. 2005

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Publications9

  1. pmc Digluconate and isopropyl alcohol biocide formulation
    Emma Hendry
    Microbiology, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Int J Mol Sci 13:14016-25. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum procalcitonin, interleukin-6, soluble intercellular adhesin molecule-1 and IgG to short-chain exocellular lipoteichoic acid as predictors of infection in total joint prosthesis revision
    T Worthington
    School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, UK
    Br J Biomed Sci 67:71-6. 2010
    ..0001, P = 0.0001 and P = 0.003, respectively) in patients with septic loosening. Serum levels of IL-6, sICAM-1 and IgG to sce-LTA may provide additional information to facilitate the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Description and critical appraisal of principal components analysis (PCA) methodology applied to pulsed-field gel electrophoresis profiles of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates
    Jonathan M Caddick
    Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 65:87-95. 2006
    ..Here we provide a detailed description of a PCA method for the analysis of PFGE profiles to complement further the epidemiological study of infectious disease...
  4. doi request reprint Genetic characterization of clinical isolates of Clostridium difficile using an optimized RAPD protocol and PCR ribotyping reveals strain diversity between two tertiary referral Trusts in the West Midlands, UK
    Lauren M Green
    Aston University, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Med Microbiol 60:1287-91. 2011
    ..difficile within a relatively small geographical area and warrants a need for further investigation into the local epidemiology of C. difficile...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of central venous catheter related infection in adult patients
    Tony Worthington
    Department of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Infect 51:267-80. 2005
    ..The clinical parameters related to these infections are presented. The laboratory diagnosis of these infections is also extensively reviewed and recommendations are made as to the most appropriate diagnostic method to be used...
  6. pmc Enhanced chlorhexidine skin penetration with eucalyptus oil
    Tarja J Karpanen
    Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 10:278. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study was to improve the delivery of chlorhexidine digluconate (CHG) when used as a skin antiseptic...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus reveals an absence of plasmid DNA in multidrug-resistant isolates
    Jonathan M Caddick
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 44:297-302. 2005
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Thiosemicarbazones active against Clostridium difficile
    Cait Costello
    School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 18:1708-11. 2008
    ..One compound containing an ethylene spacer and a 5-nitrofuryl group was found to have promising activity against Clostridium difficile...
  9. ncbi request reprint Induction of inflammatory cytokines and nitric oxide in J774.2 cells and murine macrophages by lipoteichoic acid and related cell wall antigens from Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Karen J Jones
    Molecular Biosciences Research Group, Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Med Microbiol 54:315-21. 2005
    ..The understanding of the role of short-chain-length exocellular LTA in Gram-positive sepsis may lead to improved treatment strategies...