M C Pearce

Summary

Affiliation: Scottish Agricultural College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Temporal shedding patterns and virulence factors of Escherichia coli serogroups O26, O103, O111, O145, and O157 in a cohort of beef calves and their dams
    M C Pearce
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1708-16. 2004
  2. pmc Distribution of Escherichia coli O157 in bovine fecal pats and its impact on estimates of the prevalence of fecal shedding
    M C Pearce
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5737-43. 2004
  3. pmc Prevalence and virulence factors of Escherichia coli serogroups O26, O103, O111, and O145 shed by cattle in Scotland
    M C Pearce
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:653-9. 2006
  4. pmc Modelling the epidemiology of Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups in young calves
    W C Liu
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland, EH25 9RG, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 133:449-58. 2005
  5. pmc Modelling the epidemiology and transmission of Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups O26 and O103 in two different calf cohorts
    W C Liu
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1316-23. 2007
  6. pmc Shedding patterns of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli strains in a cohort of calves and their dams on a Scottish beef farm
    D J Shaw
    Veterinary Epidemiology Group, Centre for Tropical and Veterinary Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:7456-65. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of genetic diversity by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis among Escherichia coli O157 isolated from bovine faecal samples by immunomagnetic separation technique
    L Vali
    Molecular Chemotherapy, Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 44:19-23. 2007
  8. pmc Heterogeneous shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle and its implications for control
    L Matthews
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:547-52. 2006
  9. pmc Sensitivity of an immunomagnetic-separation-based test for detecting Escherichia coli O26 in bovine feces
    L M Hall
    Scottish Agricultural College, Stratherrick Rd, Inverness IV2 4JZ, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7260-3. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Cefixime-tellurite rhamnose MacConkey agar for isolation of Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroup O26 from Scottish cattle and sheep faeces
    J Evans
    SAC Epidemiology Research Unit, Animal Health Group, SAC Research, Edinburgh, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:148-52. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Temporal shedding patterns and virulence factors of Escherichia coli serogroups O26, O103, O111, O145, and O157 in a cohort of beef calves and their dams
    M C Pearce
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1708-16. 2004
    ..For E. coli O26 and O103, there was no association between shedding and scouring, and there was no significant change in shedding following housing...
  2. pmc Distribution of Escherichia coli O157 in bovine fecal pats and its impact on estimates of the prevalence of fecal shedding
    M C Pearce
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5737-43. 2004
    ..coli O157 shedding in cattle and the proportion of farms with shedding cattle. The sensitivity of the detection of E. coli O157 in bovine feces can be as much as doubled by testing two 1-g samples per pat rather than one 1-g sample...
  3. pmc Prevalence and virulence factors of Escherichia coli serogroups O26, O103, O111, and O145 shed by cattle in Scotland
    M C Pearce
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:653-9. 2006
    ..The carriage of eae and ehxA genes was highly associated in all three serogroups. Among E. coli serogroup O26 isolates, 28.9% carried vtx, eae, and ehxA-a profile consistent with E. coli O26 strains known to cause human disease...
  4. pmc Modelling the epidemiology of Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups in young calves
    W C Liu
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland, EH25 9RG, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 133:449-58. 2005
    ..We suggest that future field studies may wish to adopt a tighter sampling frame in order to detect all circulating VTEC serogroups in similar animal populations...
  5. pmc Modelling the epidemiology and transmission of Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups O26 and O103 in two different calf cohorts
    W C Liu
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1316-23. 2007
    ..For serogroup O26 but not O103, there is evidence for unequal environmental exposure to infection with different PFGE types...
  6. pmc Shedding patterns of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli strains in a cohort of calves and their dams on a Scottish beef farm
    D J Shaw
    Veterinary Epidemiology Group, Centre for Tropical and Veterinary Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:7456-65. 2004
    ..No association between calf diarrhea and any of the VTEC serogroups was identified...
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of genetic diversity by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis among Escherichia coli O157 isolated from bovine faecal samples by immunomagnetic separation technique
    L Vali
    Molecular Chemotherapy, Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 44:19-23. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine strain variation by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) among E. coli O157 on IMS/CT-SMAC plates...
  8. pmc Heterogeneous shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle and its implications for control
    L Matthews
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:547-52. 2006
    ..We conclude that a greater understanding of the cause of the heterogeneity in bacterial carriage could lead to highly efficient control measures to reduce the prevalence of E. coli O157...
  9. pmc Sensitivity of an immunomagnetic-separation-based test for detecting Escherichia coli O26 in bovine feces
    L M Hall
    Scottish Agricultural College, Stratherrick Rd, Inverness IV2 4JZ, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7260-3. 2006
    ..coli O26 and a methodological approach that can be applied to tests for other pathogenic members of the Enterobacteriaceae and other sample types...
  10. doi request reprint Cefixime-tellurite rhamnose MacConkey agar for isolation of Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroup O26 from Scottish cattle and sheep faeces
    J Evans
    SAC Epidemiology Research Unit, Animal Health Group, SAC Research, Edinburgh, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:148-52. 2008
    ..To compare rhamnose MacConkey agar supplemented with cefixime and tellurite (CT-RMac) and tryptone bile X-glucuronide (TBX) agars as isolation media for Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) serogroup O26 from animal faeces...
  11. ncbi request reprint High frequency transfer and horizontal spread of apramycin resistance in calf faecal Escherichia coli
    C M Yates
    Medical Microbiology, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 54:534-7. 2004
    ..This study aimed to determine both whether calves that had never been treated with aminoglycoside antibiotics harboured apramycin-resistant (apr(R)) commensal Escherichia coli, and the mode of spread of the resistance gene...
  12. ncbi request reprint Detection of Escherichia coli serogroups O26, O103, O111 and O145 from bovine faeces using immunomagnetic separation and PCR/DNA probe techniques
    C Jenkins
    Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Health Protection Agency, 61 Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5HT, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 37:207-12. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint An eight-month study of a population of verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) in a Scottish cattle herd
    C Jenkins
    Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 93:944-53. 2002
    ..Characteristics of these strains were examined to allow comparisons with strains of VTEC associated with human infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) other than serogroup O157 from Scottish cattle
    C Jenkins
    Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Central Public Health Authority, London
    Vet Rec 151:58-60. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Immunoassays to detect the serum antibody response of cattle to infection with Salmonella Typhimurium definitive type 104 and following vaccination with Bovivac S
    H Chart
    Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Division of Gastrointestinal Infections, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 93:46-51. 2002
    ..To use ELISA and immunoblotting assays to examine the serum antibody response of cattle infected with Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 and following vaccination with Bovivac S...