Craig Baker-Austin

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Affiliation: Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rapid identification and differentiation of agricultural faecal contamination sources using multiplex PCR
    C Baker-Austin
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth Laboratory, Weymouth, Dorset, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:529-32. 2009
  2. doi request reprint pilF polymorphism-based real-time PCR to distinguish Vibrio vulnificus strains of human health relevance
    Craig Baker-Austin
    Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UB, UK
    Food Microbiol 30:17-23. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Application of mitochondrial DNA analysis for microbial source tracking purposes in shellfish harvesting waters
    Craig Baker-Austin
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth Laboratory, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UB, UK
    Water Sci Technol 61:1-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Multi-site analysis reveals widespread antibiotic resistance in the marine pathogen Vibrio vulnificus
    Craig Baker-Austin
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, SC, USA
    Microb Ecol 57:151-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance in the shellfish pathogen Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from the coastal water and sediment of Georgia and South Carolina, USA
    Craig Baker-Austin
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA
    J Food Prot 71:2552-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Co-selection of antibiotic and metal resistance
    Craig Baker-Austin
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, SC 29803, USA
    Trends Microbiol 14:176-82. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Influence of industrial contamination on mobile genetic elements: class 1 integron abundance and gene cassette structure in aquatic bacterial communities
    Meredith S Wright
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, SC, USA
    ISME J 2:417-28. 2008
  8. pmc High prevalence of multidrug-tolerant bacteria and associated antimicrobial resistance genes isolated from ornamental fish and their carriage water
    David W Verner-Jeffreys
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences, Weymouth Laboratory, Weymouth, Dorset, UK
    PLoS ONE 4:e8388. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Rapid in situ detection of virulent Vibrio vulnificus strains in raw oyster matrices using real-time PCR
    Craig 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
  10. doi request reprint 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

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Rapid identification and differentiation of agricultural faecal contamination sources using multiplex PCR
    C 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...
  2. doi request reprint pilF polymorphism-based real-time PCR to distinguish Vibrio vulnificus strains of human health relevance
    Craig 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...
  3. doi request reprint Application of mitochondrial DNA analysis for microbial source tracking purposes in shellfish harvesting waters
    Craig 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...
  4. doi request reprint Multi-site analysis reveals widespread antibiotic resistance in the marine pathogen Vibrio vulnificus
    Craig Baker-Austin
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, SC, USA
    Microb Ecol 57:151-9. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance in the shellfish pathogen Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from the coastal water and sediment of Georgia and South Carolina, USA
    Craig 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Co-selection of antibiotic and metal resistance
    Craig Baker-Austin
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, SC 29803, USA
    Trends Microbiol 14:176-82. 2006
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Influence of industrial contamination on mobile genetic elements: class 1 integron abundance and gene cassette structure in aquatic bacterial communities
    Meredith S Wright
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, SC, USA
    ISME J 2:417-28. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc High prevalence of multidrug-tolerant bacteria and associated antimicrobial resistance genes isolated from ornamental fish and their carriage water
    David 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...
  9. doi request reprint Rapid in situ detection of virulent Vibrio vulnificus strains in raw oyster matrices using real-time PCR
    Craig 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...
  10. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Isolation of pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus from UK water and shellfish produce
    Andy 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...
  12. doi request reprint Environmental occurrence and clinical impact of Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus: a European perspective
    Craig 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...