Jeremy Bagg

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Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil of yeasts isolated from the mouths of patients with advanced cancer
    Jeremy Bagg
    University of Glasgow Dental School, UK
    Oral Oncol 42:487-92. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Cross infection control measures and the treatment of patients at risk of Creutzfeldt Jakob disease in UK general dental practice
    J Bagg
    Trust Audit Office, Glasgow Dental Hospital School
    Br Dent J 191:87-90. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of non-albicans yeasts and detection of anti-fungal resistance in the oral flora of patients with advanced cancer
    J Bagg
    Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Palliat Med 17:477-81. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Voriconazole susceptibility of yeasts isolated from the mouths of patients with advanced cancer
    Jeremy Bagg
    Infection and Immunity Section, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK
    J Med Microbiol 54:959-64. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Commercial mouthwashes are more effective than azole antifungals against Candida albicans biofilms in vitro
    Gordon Ramage
    Glasgow Dental School, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 111:456-60. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Molecular detection of transcriptionally active bacteria from failed prosthetic hip joints removed during revision arthroplasty
    M P Riggio
    Infection and Immunity Research Group, Level 9, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:823-34. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Reducing the incidence of denture stomatitis: are denture cleansers sufficient?
    Anto Jose
    Section of Infection and Immunity, Glasgow Dental School, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
    J Prosthodont 19:252-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint In vitro Candida albicans biofilm induced proteinase activity and SAP8 expression correlates with in vivo denture stomatitis severity
    Gordon Ramage
    Infection and Immunity Research Group, Glasgow Dental School, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JZ, UK
    Mycopathologia 174:11-19. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Sterilization of re-usable instruments in general dental practice
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland G2 3JZ
    Br Dent J 203:E16. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of adherence to infection control guidelines in dentistry
    B L Gordon
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow, UK
    J Dent 29:509-16. 2001

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil of yeasts isolated from the mouths of patients with advanced cancer
    Jeremy Bagg
    University of Glasgow Dental School, UK
    Oral Oncol 42:487-92. 2006
    ..Clinical studies of tea tree oil as an agent for the prevention and treatment of oral fungal infections in immunocompromised patients merit consideration...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cross infection control measures and the treatment of patients at risk of Creutzfeldt Jakob disease in UK general dental practice
    J Bagg
    Trust Audit Office, Glasgow Dental Hospital School
    Br Dent J 191:87-90. 2001
    ..To determine the suitability of key infection control measures currently employed in UK dental practice for delivery of dental care to patients at risk of prion diseases...
  3. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of non-albicans yeasts and detection of anti-fungal resistance in the oral flora of patients with advanced cancer
    J Bagg
    Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Palliat Med 17:477-81. 2003
    ..The role of improved oral care regimes and novel anti-fungal drugs merits further attention, to reduce the occurrence of fungal infection in these patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Voriconazole susceptibility of yeasts isolated from the mouths of patients with advanced cancer
    Jeremy Bagg
    Infection and Immunity Section, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK
    J Med Microbiol 54:959-64. 2005
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  5. doi request reprint Commercial mouthwashes are more effective than azole antifungals against Candida albicans biofilms in vitro
    Gordon Ramage
    Glasgow Dental School, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 111:456-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the activity of prescription and over-the-counter antimicrobial compounds against planktonic and biofilm forms of Candida albicans isolated from cases of oral candidiasis in vitro...
  6. doi request reprint Molecular detection of transcriptionally active bacteria from failed prosthetic hip joints removed during revision arthroplasty
    M P Riggio
    Infection and Immunity Research Group, Level 9, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:823-34. 2010
    ..No potentially novel species were identified. It is concluded that a diverse range of transcriptionally active bacterial species are present within biofilms on the surface of failed prosthetic hip joints...
  7. doi request reprint Reducing the incidence of denture stomatitis: are denture cleansers sufficient?
    Anto Jose
    Section of Infection and Immunity, Glasgow Dental School, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
    J Prosthodont 19:252-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the capacity of four denture cleansers to efficiently decontaminate and sterilize surfaces covered by C. albicans biofilms...
  8. doi request reprint In vitro Candida albicans biofilm induced proteinase activity and SAP8 expression correlates with in vivo denture stomatitis severity
    Gordon Ramage
    Infection and Immunity Research Group, Glasgow Dental School, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JZ, UK
    Mycopathologia 174:11-19. 2012
    ..Overall, this study suggests that SAP activity in biofilms determined in vitro may help to explain differences in disease severity. SAP8 has been shown for the first time to play a prominent role in biofilms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sterilization of re-usable instruments in general dental practice
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland G2 3JZ
    Br Dent J 203:E16. 2007
    ..To examine the methods used for sterilisation of re-usable instruments in general dental practice, including the installation, commissioning and testing of benchtop steam sterilisers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of adherence to infection control guidelines in dentistry
    B L Gordon
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow, UK
    J Dent 29:509-16. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: More rigorously designed studies are required to assess accurately dental team members' adherence to infection control guidelines...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pre-sterilisation cleaning of re-usable instruments in general dental practice
    J Bagg
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow, UK
    Br Dent J 202:E22; discussion 550-1. 2007
    ..This study examined the policies, procedures, environment and equipment used for the cleaning of dental instruments in general dental practice...
  12. pmc Identification of bacteria on the surface of clinically infected and non-infected prosthetic hip joints removed during revision arthroplasties by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and by microbiological culture
    Kate E Dempsey
    Infection and Immunity Research Group, Level 9, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R46. 2007
    ..0%) represented uncultivable phylotypes. We conclude that a diverse range of bacterial species are found within biofilms on the surface of clinically infected and non-infected prosthetic hip joints removed during revision arthroplasties...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the recurrence of denture stomatitis and Candida colonization in a small group of patients who received itraconazole
    Laura J Cross
    Restorative Dentistry, Infection and Immunity Section, University of Glasgow Dental School of Glasgow, Scotland
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 97:351-8. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the recurrence rate of denture stomatitis and persistence of Candida in 22 patients (5 male and 17 female, mean age 71 years) over a 3-year period...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fluconazole and itraconazole susceptibilities of Candida spp. isolated from oropharyngeal specimens and blood cultures of paediatric haematology/oncology patients
    H F Kennedy
    Department of Microbiology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill Division, Glasgow, UK
    Mycoses 49:457-62. 2006
    ..Although resistance to fluconazole and itraconazole is rare at present, continued surveillance is warranted to monitor trends in species distribution and antifungal susceptibility...
  15. ncbi request reprint Residual protein levels on reprocessed dental instruments
    A Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, Scotland, UK
    J Hosp Infect 61:237-41. 2005
    ..4 microg; range: 0.5-63.2 microg). These results demonstrate that the cleaning of some instruments reprocessed routinely in primary care is incomplete, and such instruments cannot be excluded as a potential source of cross-infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint A method for surveying instrument decontamination procedures in general dental practice
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow, UK
    Br Dent J 202:E20; discussion 472-3. 2007
    ..This paper describes an objective method for assessing the decontamination procedures used for reprocessing dental instruments in primary dental care facilities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Oral health care and status of elderly care home residents in Glasgow
    M P Sweeney
    University of Glasgow Dental School, UK
    Community Dent Health 24:37-42. 2007
    ..To investigate variations in reported oral health care provision and unmet dental need within a sample of care homes for the elderly in Glasgow...
  18. doi request reprint Survey of the decontamination and maintenance of dental handpieces in general dental practice
    G W G Smith
    Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
    Br Dent J 207:E7; discussion 160-1. 2009
    ..To determine how dental handpieces are decontaminated and maintained in general dental practice...
  19. doi request reprint Molecular identification of bacteria on the tongue dorsum of subjects with and without halitosis
    M P Riggio
    Infection and Immunity Research Group, University of Glasgow Dental School, Glasgow, UK
    Oral Dis 14:251-8. 2008
    ..Compare the microbial profiles on the tongue dorsum in patients with halitosis and control subjects in a UK population using culture-independent techniques...
  20. doi request reprint Management of infection control in dental practice
    A Smith
    Infection Research Group, University of Glasgow Dental School, Faculty of Medicine, Glasgow, UK
    J Hosp Infect 71:353-8. 2009
    ..The training of staff in infection control and its documentation is poorly managed and consideration should be given to development of quality management systems for use in dental practice...
  21. doi request reprint Design of dental surgeries in relation to instrument decontamination
    A J Smith
    Infection and Immunity Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Hosp Infect 76:340-4. 2010
    ..This survey suggests that the historical location of dental surgeries in converted residential properties places many restrictions on appropriate design for healthcare premises...
  22. pmc Molecular identification of microorganisms from endodontic infections
    H J Rolph
    Infection Research Group, University of Glasgow Dental School, Glasgow G2 3JZ, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3282-9. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum itraconazole concentrations and clinical responses in Candida-associated denture stomatitis patients treated with itraconazole solution and itraconazole capsules
    L J Cross
    University of Glasgow Dental School, Level 2, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ Public Health Laboratory Service Mycology Reference Laboratory, Bristol, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 45:95-9. 2000
    ..Therapeutic success in this group was achieved with lower serum itraconazole concentrations than have been reported for immunocompromised groups...
  24. pmc Efficacy of the cyclodextrin liquid preparation of itraconazole in treatment of denture stomatitis: comparison with itraconazole capsules
    L J Cross
    University of Glasgow Dental School, Glasgow G2 3JZ, Scotland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:425-7. 2000
    ..It was found that the liquid and capsule preparations of itraconazole were equally effective adjuncts in the treatment of this condition. However, the side effect profile indicates that capsules are the preferred formulation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and oral lichen planus/lichenoid reactions: lack of evidence for an association
    K M Roy
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow University Dental School, Scotland
    Clin Lab 46:251-4. 2000
    ..The virus was not detected in any of the paired blood and tissue specimens examined. It is concluded that hepatitis C virus is not commonly associated with oral lichen planus or lichenoid reactions in Scotland...
  26. ncbi request reprint Management of needlestick injuries in general dental practice
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School
    Br Dent J 190:645-50. 2001
    ..Successful prophylaxis requires careful planning in advance. Whilst all practices should have a policy for sharps injuries, prevention of needlestick injuries remains the best policy...
  27. ncbi request reprint The ecology of Staphylococcus species in the oral cavity
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School
    J Med Microbiol 50:940-6. 2001
    ..Further work in this area may lead to benefits, such as improved decolonisation regimens for eradication of MRSA and acknowledgement of the mouth as a source of bacteraemic staphylococci...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of chlorine dioxide to disinfect dental unit waterlines
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow, UK
    J Hosp Infect 49:285-8. 2001
    ..Units should be redesigned to discourage biofilm formation, and more research into practical methods of achieving potable water is required in the interim...
  29. ncbi request reprint Contaminated dental instruments
    A Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, UK
    J Hosp Infect 51:233-5. 2002
    ..Improved cleaning methods and the feasibility of single use endodontic instruments require further investigation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prion diseases and dental treatment: principles and practice of patients with/suspected or at-risk of CJD: case reports
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ
    Br Dent J 195:319-21. 2003
    ..This paper is based on real-life case scenarios and the advice given to dentists for the management of a group of patients with different manifestations of prion diseases...
  31. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus in the oral cavity: a three-year retrospective analysis of clinical laboratory data
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School
    Br Dent J 195:701-3; discussion 694. 2003
    ..A retrospective analysis of laboratory data to investigate the isolation of Staphylococcus aureus from the oral cavity and facial area in specimens submitted to a regional diagnostic oral microbiology laboratory...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prions and the oral cavity
    A J Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, Scotland, UK
    J Dent Res 82:769-75. 2003
    ..This article reviews the existing knowledge base on the nature of prions, their distribution in oral tissues, and the implications for dental treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Oral health of patients with hepatitis C virus infection: a pilot study
    L Henderson
    Infection Research Group, University of Glasgow, Dental School, UK
    Oral Dis 7:271-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Chronic hepatitis C patients have significant oral health needs. More effective oral health education is required for both HCV-infected patients and their carers, including dental practitioners...
  34. ncbi request reprint Microbiological culture analysis of the tongue anaerobic microflora in subjects with and without halitosis
    A C Donaldson
    Infection and Immunity Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow, UK
    Oral Dis 11:61-3. 2005
    ..Determination of the microflora present on the tongue dorsum of subjects with and without halitosis using conventional microbiological culture methods...
  35. ncbi request reprint Potential for reported needlestick injury prevention among healthcare workers through safety device usage and improvement of guideline adherence: expert panel assessment
    B L Cullen
    Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, UK
    J Hosp Infect 63:445-51. 2006
    ..The study's findings support the need for improvements to staff's adherence to needlestick injury guidelines and appropriate implementation of safety devices for venepuncture and injection administration...
  36. ncbi request reprint Attachment of Candida albicans to denture base acrylic resin processed by three different methods
    Beth Young
    Section of Restorative Dentistry, Glasgow Dental School, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Int J Prosthodont 22:488-9. 2009
    ..05). These data indicate that choice of denture acrylic resin material may influence the capacity for developing denture stomatitis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for chest infection in acute stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Cameron Sellars
    Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Stroke 38:2284-91. 2007
    ..Pneumonia is a major cause of morbidity and mortality after stroke. We aimed to determine key characteristics that would allow prediction of those patients who are at highest risk for poststroke pneumonia...
  38. ncbi request reprint CJD and the dentist
    Andrew Smith
    Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
    Dent Update 30:180-6. 2003
    ..This article highlights the issues involved and discusses current guidelines for management of patients with human transmissible encephalopathies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C infection among dental personnel in the West of Scotland, UK
    K Roy
    Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health, Glasgow, UK
    J Hosp Infect 55:73-6. 2003
    ..Personal risk data collected suggested that the single infection identified was acquired through a non-occupational route. These results suggest that HCV infection is not a major occupational risk for dental healthcare workers...
  40. pmc The feasibility and acceptability of collecting oral fluid from healthy children for anti-HCV testing
    P Chatzipantazi
    Department of Public Health, University of Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:185-7. 2004
    ..Seventy seven per cent of children provided their assent, or where appropriate, consent to participate; 2.8% were anti-HCV positive. Oral fluid collection is acceptable to children and more extensive studies are indicated...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical examination of subjects with halitosis
    A C Donaldson
    Infection and Immunity Section, University of Glasgow Dental School, Glasgow, UK
    Oral Dis 13:63-70. 2007
    ..To develop and apply a detailed clinical protocol for screening and assessing subjects with a complaint of halitosis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Detection of bacteraemias during non-surgicalroot canal treatment
    L Savarrio
    Department of Adult Dental Care Level 6, University of Glasgow Dental School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK
    J Dent 33:293-303. 2005
    ..Some dental procedures initiate a bacteraemia. In certain compromised patients, this bacteraemia may lead to distant site infections, most notably infective endocarditis...
  43. doi request reprint Mixed Candida albicans and Candida glabrata populations associated with the pathogenesis of denture stomatitis
    B J Coco
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:377-83. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the mycological ecology in patients with denture stomatitis, using an improved sampling technique, to determine whether species diversity and species quantity were related to oral pathology...
  44. ncbi request reprint Identification of bacteria associated with spreading odontogenic infections by 16S rRNA gene sequencing
    Marcello P Riggio
    Infection and Immunity Section, University of Glasgow Dental School, Glasgow, UK
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:610-7. 2007
    ..To determine the bacterial species associated with spreading odontogenic infections (SOIs)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Outcome of extra-oral craniofacial endosseous implants
    M M Abu-Serriah
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:269-75. 2001
    ..The functioning success rates were 100% and 75%, respectively. Soft tissue infection was the commonest complication, and could occur at any time after exposure of the implant, suggesting that life-long follow-up is required...
  46. ncbi request reprint Gingivitis and toothbrushes: potential roles in viridans streptococcal bacteraemia
    H F Kennedy
    Department of Microbiology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK
    J Infect 46:67-70. 2003
    ..However the results of this study indicate that regular replacement is warranted, as the toothbrush itself may become colonized with the organisms responsible for bacteraemia...
  47. ncbi request reprint Training in oral disease, diagnosis and treatment for medical students and doctors in the United Kingdom
    Patrick J McCann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, York District Hospital, Wigginton Road, York YO31 8HE, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 43:61-4. 2005
    ..Only 11 of the 21 medical schools who responded currently incorporate teaching of oral pathology in their curricula. We conclude that doctors and medical students are inadequately educated about oral diseases with obvious consequences...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of health care worker training on the oral health of elderly residents of nursing homes
    Robert Nicol
    Community Dental Service, Wick, Scotland, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:115-24. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a staff training programme on mouth care on the oral health of elderly residents of long-term care institutions...