V Edwards-Jones

Summary

Affiliation: Manchester Metropolitan University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastrostomy site infections: dealing with a common problem
    Valerie Edwards-Jones
    Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs . 2013
  2. pmc Hydrodebridement of wounds: effectiveness in reducing wound bacterial contamination and potential for air bacterial contamination
    Frank L Bowling
    Department of Medicine Manchester Royal Infirmary, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:13. 2009
  3. doi request reprint The benefits of silver in hygiene, personal care and healthcare
    V Edwards-Jones
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:147-52. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial and barrier effects of silver against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    V Edwards-Jones
    Research Development Unit, St Augustine s, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    J Wound Care 15:285-90. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of essential oils on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using a dressing model
    V Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, The Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, M15GD, UK
    Burns 30:772-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint What's new in burn microbiology? James Laing Memorial Prize Essay 2000
    Valerie Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, M1 5GD, Manchester, UK
    Burns 29:15-24. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint A survey into toxic shock syndrome (TSS) in UK burns units
    V Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, UK
    Burns 26:323-33. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Rapid discrimination between methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by intact cell mass spectrometry
    V Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University
    J Med Microbiol 49:295-300. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Intact cell mass spectrometry (ICMS) used to type methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: media effects and inter-laboratory reproducibility
    J Walker
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 48:117-26. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Vapour-phase activities of essential oils against antibiotic sensitive and resistant bacteria including MRSA
    A L Doran
    School of Biology, Chemistry and Health Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:387-92. 2009

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastrostomy site infections: dealing with a common problem
    Valerie Edwards-Jones
    Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs . 2013
    ..A good gastrostomy site care pathway plan is required to maintain a healthy site and appropriate treatment required to minimize the infection risk...
  2. pmc Hydrodebridement of wounds: effectiveness in reducing wound bacterial contamination and potential for air bacterial contamination
    Frank L Bowling
    Department of Medicine Manchester Royal Infirmary, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:13. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the level of air contamination with bacteria after surgical hydrodebridement and to determine the effectiveness of hydro surgery on bacterial reduction of a simulated infected wound...
  3. doi request reprint The benefits of silver in hygiene, personal care and healthcare
    V Edwards-Jones
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:147-52. 2009
    ..This is important in an age when multiple antibiotic-resistant bacteria are becoming prevalent...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial and barrier effects of silver against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    V Edwards-Jones
    Research Development Unit, St Augustine s, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    J Wound Care 15:285-90. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of essential oils on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using a dressing model
    V Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, The Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, M15GD, UK
    Burns 30:772-7. 2004
    ..aureus (Oxford strain). This study demonstrates the potential of essential oils and essential oil vapours as antibacterial agents and for use in the treatment of MRSA infection...
  6. ncbi request reprint What's new in burn microbiology? James Laing Memorial Prize Essay 2000
    Valerie Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, M1 5GD, Manchester, UK
    Burns 29:15-24. 2003
    ..The impact of new methods for earlier detection of infectious agents that could change future practices in burn care is also described...
  7. ncbi request reprint A survey into toxic shock syndrome (TSS) in UK burns units
    V Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, UK
    Burns 26:323-33. 2000
    ..No association between the management of the burn wound and subsequent development of TSS could be established...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rapid discrimination between methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by intact cell mass spectrometry
    V Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University
    J Med Microbiol 49:295-300. 2000
    ..ICMS may have potential for MRSA identification and typing, and may improve infection control measures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intact cell mass spectrometry (ICMS) used to type methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: media effects and inter-laboratory reproducibility
    J Walker
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 48:117-26. 2002
    ..These results demonstrate ICMS with appropriate media selection is a rapid and reproducible technique for identification and discrimination of MRSA...
  10. doi request reprint Vapour-phase activities of essential oils against antibiotic sensitive and resistant bacteria including MRSA
    A L Doran
    School of Biology, Chemistry and Health Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:387-92. 2009
    ..To determine whether essential oil (EO) vapours could reduce surface and airborne levels of bacteria including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 (TSST-1) antibody levels in burned children
    C Childs
    MRC Trauma Group, Regional Paediatric Burns Unit, Booth Hall Children s Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Burns 25:473-6. 1999
    ..04-4.0 years are reported. At the time of admission to the unit 50% of the children had IgG antibodies to TSST-1. A higher number of young burned children had antibodies to TSST-1 than expected...
  12. ncbi request reprint Detection of antibodies to Staphylococcus aureus Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxin-1 using a competitive agglutination inhibition assay
    V Javid Khojasteh
    Biosciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, Lancs M5 4WT, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 36:372-6. 2003
    ..To develop a competitive agglutination inhibition assay (CAIA) for the detection of anti-Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxin-1 (TSST-1) antibody in serum samples using a commercially available reverse passive agglutination assay (RPLA) kit...
  13. pmc Simultaneous detection of Neisseria meningitidis, Haemophilus influenzae, and Streptococcus pneumoniae in suspected cases of meningitis and septicemia using real-time PCR
    C E Corless
    Meningococcal Reference Unit, Manchester Public Health Laboratory, Withington Hospital, Manchester M20 2LR, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1553-8. 2001
    ..The ctrA primer set used in the multiplex PCR was found to be more sensitive (P < 0.0001) than the ctrA primers that had been used for meningococcal PCR testing at that time...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of toxin producing strains of Staphylococcus aureus in a pediatric burns unit
    V Javid Khojasteh
    Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford M5 4WT, UK
    Burns 33:334-40. 2007
    ..aureus strains with a different toxin production pattern. The results show that airborne transmission may be a route for infection by S. aureus and is responsible for contaminating the environment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Optimisation of intact cell MALDI method for fingerprinting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Kathryn A Jackson
    Shimadzu Biotech, Trafford Wharf Rd Manchester M17 1GP, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 62:273-84. 2005
    ....