Rose A Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wales Institute
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of audit tools to evaluate the efficacy of cleaning systems in hospitals
    Rifhat E Malik
    School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Llandaff Campus, United Kingdom
    Am J Infect Control 31:181-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Honey, health and longevity
    Rose A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Curr Aging Sci 3:239-41. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the effectiveness of cleaning in four British hospitals
    Rose A Cooper
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Am J Infect Control 35:338-41. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Iodine revisited
    Rose A Cooper
    Department of Applied Sciences, Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Int Wound J 4:124-37. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A clinical investigation into the microbiological status of 'locally infected' leg ulcers
    Rose A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Int Wound J 6:453-62. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Absence of bacterial resistance to medical-grade manuka honey
    R A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Department of Applied Sciences, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:1237-41. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity to honey of Gram-positive cocci of clinical significance isolated from wounds
    R A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Llandaff Campus, Cardiff, Wales
    J Appl Microbiol 93:857-63. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of multiresistant strains of Burkholderia cepacia to honey
    R A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 31:20-4. 2000
  9. doi request reprint The effect of the flavonol morin on adhesion and aggregation of Streptococcus pyogenes
    Angharad E Green
    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 333:54-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Real-time monitoring in managing the decontamination of flexible gastrointestinal endoscopes
    Peter C Obee
    School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Am J Infect Control 33:202-6. 2005

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of audit tools to evaluate the efficacy of cleaning systems in hospitals
    Rifhat E Malik
    School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Llandaff Campus, United Kingdom
    Am J Infect Control 31:181-7. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Honey, health and longevity
    Rose A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Curr Aging Sci 3:239-41. 2010
    ..017). Because of the small number of subjects and of deaths in this study, further data from other large cohorts will be required before any effect upon mortality and other health effects of honey consumption can be adequately evaluated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the effectiveness of cleaning in four British hospitals
    Rose A Cooper
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Am J Infect Control 35:338-41. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Iodine revisited
    Rose A Cooper
    Department of Applied Sciences, Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Int Wound J 4:124-37. 2007
    ..Although definitive studies are needed, the sustained delivery of low doses of free iodine offers the potential to inhibit a broad range of microbial species without selecting for resistant strains or inducing cytotoxic effects...
  5. doi request reprint A clinical investigation into the microbiological status of 'locally infected' leg ulcers
    Rose A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Int Wound J 6:453-62. 2009
    ..No justification for using routine biopsies in locally infected venous leg ulcers was found...
  6. doi request reprint Absence of bacterial resistance to medical-grade manuka honey
    R A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Department of Applied Sciences, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:1237-41. 2010
    ..The risk of bacteria acquiring resistance to honey will be low if high concentrations are maintained clinically...
  7. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity to honey of Gram-positive cocci of clinical significance isolated from wounds
    R A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Llandaff Campus, Cardiff, Wales
    J Appl Microbiol 93:857-63. 2002
    ..To determine the sensitivity to honey of Gram-positive cocci of clinical significance in wounds and demonstrate that inhibition is not exclusively due to osmotic effects...
  8. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of multiresistant strains of Burkholderia cepacia to honey
    R A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 31:20-4. 2000
    ..All strains exhibited susceptibility to concentrations of honey below 6% (v/v). This suggests that honey may have a potential role in the clinical management of B. cepacia infections...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of the flavonol morin on adhesion and aggregation of Streptococcus pyogenes
    Angharad E Green
    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 333:54-8. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Real-time monitoring in managing the decontamination of flexible gastrointestinal endoscopes
    Peter C Obee
    School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Am J Infect Control 33:202-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of endoscope reprocessing using bacteriologic methods and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) bioluminescence and to evaluate the potential benefits of the latter in managing the process...
  11. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of different methods for the recovery of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from environmental surfaces
    P Obee
    School of Applied Science, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK
    J Hosp Infect 65:35-41. 2007
    ..Sampling methods consistently proved to be more important than the choice of medium. Dipslides coated with selective agar are recommended for recovering MRSA from flat environmental surfaces...
  12. doi request reprint Manuka honey is bactericidal against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and results in differential expression of oprF and algD
    Aled E L Roberts
    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, UK
    Microbiology 158:3005-13. 2012
    ..These findings confirm that manuka honey is effective at inducing cell lysis and identify two targets, at the genetic level, that might be involved in this process...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of existing and modified cleaning regimens in a Welsh hospital
    C J Griffith
    Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff, UK
    J Hosp Infect 66:352-9. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that simple improvements can be made to existing cleaning regimens to increase their efficacy...
  14. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of honey in inhibiting strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from infected burns
    R A Cooper
    Centre for Biomedical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Burn Care Rehabil 23:366-70. 2002
    ..Honey with proven antibacterial activity has the potential to be an effective treatment option for burns infected or at risk of infection with P. aeruginosa...
  15. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of hospital cleaning regimes and standards
    C J Griffith
    School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK
    J Hosp Infect 45:19-28. 2000
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Environmental surface cleanliness and the potential for contamination during handwashing
    Christopher J Griffith
    School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Am J Infect Control 31:93-6. 2003
    ..Many of the organisms isolated were staphylococci and the results are discussed within the context of microbial cross-contamination and potential pathogen spread...
  17. doi request reprint Manuka honey inhibits the development of Streptococcus pyogenes biofilms and causes reduced expression of two fibronectin binding proteins
    Sarah E Maddocks
    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, UK
    Microbiology 158:781-90. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that manuka honey has potential in the topical treatment of wounds containing S. pyogenes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Healing of an MRSA-colonized, hydroxyurea-induced leg ulcer with honey
    S Natarajan
    Wound Healing Research Unit, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Dermatolog Treat 12:33-6. 2001
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Honey stimulates inflammatory cytokine production from monocytes
    A J Tonks
    Department of Haematology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales CF14 4XN, UK
    Cytokine 21:242-7. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the effect of honey on wound healing may in part be related to the stimulation of inflammatory cytokines from monocytic cells. Such cell types are known to play an important role in healing and tissue repair...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stimulation of TNF-alpha release in monocytes by honey
    A Tonks
    School of Applied Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Western Ave, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK
    Cytokine 14:240-2. 2001
    ..001) in unprimed MM6 cells by manuka and pasture honey but was not altered in primed cells. These results could explain the suggested therapeutic properties of honey in promoting wound healing...