Affiliation: Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
- Rapid identification and differentiation of agricultural faecal contamination sources using multiplex PCRC Baker-Austin
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth Laboratory, Weymouth, Dorset, UK
Lett Appl Microbiol 49:529-32. 2009..To develop a quick, easy-to-use, robust and sensitive multiplex PCR assay to detect common sources of agricultural faecal contamination using a combination of bacterial and eukaryote-specific PCR targets...
- pilF polymorphism-based real-time PCR to distinguish Vibrio vulnificus strains of human health relevanceCraig Baker-Austin
Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UB, UK
Food Microbiol 30:17-23. 2012..vulnificus isolates (97.9%). The method is also rapid, sensitive, and more importantly can be reliably utilised on biotype 2 and 3 strains, unlike other current methods for V. vulnificus virulence differentiation...
- Application of mitochondrial DNA analysis for microbial source tracking purposes in shellfish harvesting watersCraig Baker-Austin
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth Laboratory, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UB, UK
Water Sci Technol 61:1-7. 2010..These results confirm the suitability of using species-specific mtDNA as an indicator in source tracking studies in surface waters, shellfish harvesting areas and shellfish matrices...
- Multi-site analysis reveals widespread antibiotic resistance in the marine pathogen Vibrio vulnificusCraig Baker-Austin
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, SC, USA
Microb Ecol 57:151-9. 2009....
- Antibiotic resistance in the shellfish pathogen Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from the coastal water and sediment of Georgia and South Carolina, USACraig Baker-Austin
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA
J Food Prot 71:2552-8. 2008..parahaemolyticus strains. The observed antibiotic susceptibility patterns suggest that current guidelines for the antibiotic treatment of non-cholerae Vibrio should be reevaluated and extended...
- Co-selection of antibiotic and metal resistanceCraig Baker-Austin
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, SC 29803, USA
Trends Microbiol 14:176-82. 2006....
- Influence of industrial contamination on mobile genetic elements: class 1 integron abundance and gene cassette structure in aquatic bacterial communitiesMeredith S Wright
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, SC, USA
ISME J 2:417-28. 2008....
- Isolation of pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus from UK water and shellfish produceAndy Powell
Centre for Environment, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth Laboratory, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UB, UK
Microb Ecol 65:924-7. 2013..parahaemolyticus isolated in the UK, highlighting the expanding geographical distribution of these foodborne pathogens in the environment...
- High prevalence of multidrug-tolerant bacteria and associated antimicrobial resistance genes isolated from ornamental fish and their carriage waterDavid W Verner-Jeffreys
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences, Weymouth Laboratory, Weymouth, Dorset, UK
PLoS ONE 4:e8388. 2009..Antimicrobials are used to directly control bacterial infections in pet (ornamental) fish and are routinely added to the water these fish are shipped in to suppress the growth of potential pathogens during transport...
- Rapid in situ detection of virulent Vibrio vulnificus strains in raw oyster matrices using real-time PCRCraig Baker-Austin
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth Laboratory, Weymouth, Dorset, UK Kings College, London, UK Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, SC, USA
Environ Microbiol Rep 2:76-80. 2010..vulnificus in less than 5 h, which compares favourably with culture-based approaches. The results indicate the applicability of this approach for monitoring purposes or as a potential diagnostic tool in clinical settings...
- Aquatic systems: maintaining, mixing and mobilising antimicrobial resistance?Nick G H Taylor
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UB, UK
Trends Ecol Evol 26:278-84. 2011....
- Environmental occurrence and clinical impact of Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus: a European perspectiveCraig Baker-Austin
Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth, Dorset, UK Instituto de Acuicultura, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Campus Universitario Sur, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Environ Microbiol Rep 2:7-18. 2010..This review will present a pertinent overview of both the environmental occurrence and clinical impact of V. vulnificus and V. parahaemolyticus in Europe...