M C Enright

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Staphylococcal chromosome cassette evolution in Staphylococcus aureus inferred from ccr gene complex sequence typing analysis
    G Lina
    INSERM E0230, Universite Lyon 1, Centre National de Référence des Staphylocoques, Faculte Laennec, Lyon, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:1175-84. 2006
  2. ncbi Extensive variation in the ddl gene of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae results from a hitchhiking effect driven by the penicillin-binding protein 2b gene
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 16:1687-95. 1999
  3. ncbi Molecular typing of bacteria directly from cerebrospinal fluid
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:627-30. 2000
  4. pmc Multilocus sequence typing for characterization of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible clones of Staphylococcus aureus
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford OX1 3FY
    J Clin Microbiol 38:1008-15. 2000
  5. ncbi A link between virulence and ecological abundance in natural populations of Staphylococcus aureus
    N P Day
    Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Science 292:114-6. 2001
  6. ncbi Serotype 14 variants of the Spanish penicillin-resistant serotype 9V clone of Streptococcus pneumoniae arose by large recombinational replacements of the cpsA-pbp1a region
    T J Coffey
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Microbiology 145:2023-31. 1999
  7. ncbi A multilocus sequence typing scheme for Streptococcus pneumoniae: identification of clones associated with serious invasive disease
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Microbiology 144:3049-60. 1998
  8. pmc Estimating recombinational parameters in Streptococcus pneumoniae from multilocus sequence typing data
    E J Feil
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Genetics 154:1439-50. 2000
  9. pmc Multilocus sequence typing of Streptococcus pyogenes and the relationships between emm type and clone
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 69:2416-27. 2001
  10. ncbi Estimating the relative contributions of mutation and recombination to clonal diversification: a comparison between Neisseria meningitidis and Streptococcus pneumoniae
    E J Feil
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Res Microbiol 151:465-9. 2000

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Publications22

  1. ncbi Staphylococcal chromosome cassette evolution in Staphylococcus aureus inferred from ccr gene complex sequence typing analysis
    G Lina
    INSERM E0230, Universite Lyon 1, Centre National de Référence des Staphylocoques, Faculte Laennec, Lyon, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:1175-84. 2006
    ..The acquisition of this SCCmec element was five- to ten-fold more common than that of others. Models of MRSA clone evolution suggest that this SCCmec was first found in the paediatric clone...
  2. ncbi Extensive variation in the ddl gene of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae results from a hitchhiking effect driven by the penicillin-binding protein 2b gene
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 16:1687-95. 1999
    ..The data allow the average size of the interspecies recombinational replacements to be estimated at about 6 kb...
  3. ncbi Molecular typing of bacteria directly from cerebrospinal fluid
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:627-30. 2000
    ..MLST could also predict the penicillin susceptibility and serotype of the CSF isolates...
  4. pmc Multilocus sequence typing for characterization of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible clones of Staphylococcus aureus
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford OX1 3FY
    J Clin Microbiol 38:1008-15. 2000
    ..MLST provides an unambiguous method for assigning MRSA and MSSA isolates to known clones or assigning them as novel clones via the Internet...
  5. ncbi A link between virulence and ecological abundance in natural populations of Staphylococcus aureus
    N P Day
    Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Science 292:114-6. 2001
    ..The existence of these ecologically abundant hypervirulent clones suggests that factors promoting the ecological fitness of this important pathogen also increase its virulence...
  6. ncbi Serotype 14 variants of the Spanish penicillin-resistant serotype 9V clone of Streptococcus pneumoniae arose by large recombinational replacements of the cpsA-pbp1a region
    T J Coffey
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Microbiology 145:2023-31. 1999
    ..Serotype 14 variants of the Spanish serotype 9V clone have therefore arisen on more than one occasion by large recombinational replacements that extend from the start of the cps region into the pbp1a gene...
  7. ncbi A multilocus sequence typing scheme for Streptococcus pneumoniae: identification of clones associated with serious invasive disease
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Microbiology 144:3049-60. 1998
    ..A Web site for the molecular characterization of pneumococci by MLST is available (http ://mlst.zoo.ox.ac.uk)...
  8. pmc Estimating recombinational parameters in Streptococcus pneumoniae from multilocus sequence typing data
    E J Feil
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Genetics 154:1439-50. 2000
    ..We also demonstrate how to estimate the average length of recombinational replacements from MLST data...
  9. pmc Multilocus sequence typing of Streptococcus pyogenes and the relationships between emm type and clone
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 69:2416-27. 2001
    ..In addition, an MLST database is made accessible to investigators who seek to characterize other isolates of this species via the internet (http://www.mlst.net)...
  10. ncbi Estimating the relative contributions of mutation and recombination to clonal diversification: a comparison between Neisseria meningitidis and Streptococcus pneumoniae
    E J Feil
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Res Microbiol 151:465-9. 2000
    ..However, because it is a more diverse species, each recombinational exchange in the meningococcus results in more nucleotide changes on average...
  11. pmc Recombination within natural populations of pathogenic bacteria: short-term empirical estimates and long-term phylogenetic consequences
    E J Feil
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease WTCEID, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3FY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:182-7. 2001
    ..The impact of recombination therefore varies between bacterial species but in many species is sufficient to obliterate the phylogenetic signal in gene trees...
  12. pmc The three major Spanish clones of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae are the most common clones recovered in recent cases of meningitis in Spain
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3FY, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 37:3210-6. 1999
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  13. pmc Inferring a population structure for Staphylococcus epidermidis from multilocus sequence typing data
    M Miragaia
    Laboratorio de Genetica Molecular, Instituto de Technologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa ITQB UNL, Portugal
    J Bacteriol 189:2540-52. 2007
    ..We suggest that S. epidermidis has a population with an epidemic structure, in which nine clones have emerged upon a recombining background and evolved quickly through frequent transfer of genetic mobile elements, including SCCmec...
  14. ncbi Recombinational exchanges at the capsular polysaccharide biosynthetic locus lead to frequent serotype changes among natural isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    T J Coffey
    Molecular Microbiology Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Mol Microbiol 27:73-83. 1998
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  15. ncbi Serotype 19A variants of the Spanish serotype 23F multiresistant clone of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    T J Coffey
    Molecular Microbiology Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Microb Drug Resist 4:51-5. 1998
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  16. pmc High interlaboratory reproducibility of DNA sequence-based typing of bacteria in a multicenter study
    M Aires-de-Sousa
    Department of Periodontology, University Hospital Munster, Waldeyerstrasse 30, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 44:619-21. 2006
    ..aureus DNA samples sent to 10 laboratories. Specialized software for automated sequence analysis ensured a common typing nomenclature...
  17. ncbi Multilocus sequence typing and the evolution of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    D A Robinson
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:92-7. 2004
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  18. pmc Characterization of isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Hong Kong by phage typing, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, and fluorescent amplified-fragment length polymorphism analysis
    M Ip
    Department of Microbiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4980-5. 2003
    ..Thus, the predominant MRSA isolates frin the PWH in the last decade are closely related to early United Kingdom eMRSA clones 1, 4, and 11 and are members of a lineage that includes the Brazilian MRSA clone...
  19. ncbi Worldwide incidence, molecular epidemiology and mutations implicated in fluoroquinolone-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae: data from the global PROTEKT surveillance programme
    R Canton
    Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:944-52. 2003
    ..To analyse the mutations and epidemiology associated with fluoroquinolone-resistant pneumococci collected as part of the PROTEKT global surveillance programme during 1999-2000...
  20. pmc Directional gene movement from human-pathogenic to commensal-like streptococci
    A Kalia
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8034, USA
    Infect Immun 69:4858-69. 2001
    ..A model for the evolution of GAS and of GCS and GGS is described...
  21. pmc Identification of three major clones of multiply antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Taiwanese hospitals by multilocus sequence typing
    Z Y Shi
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 36:3514-9. 1998
    ..Single isolates of the Spanish penicillin-resistant serotype 9V clone and the Spanish multidrug-resistant serotype 6B clone were also identified in the collection...
  22. pmc Comparison of molecular typing methods for characterization of Staphylococcus epidermidis: proposal for clone definition
    M Miragaia
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Rua da Quinta Grande, Nr 6, 2780 156 Oeiras, Portugal
    J Clin Microbiol 46:118-29. 2008
    ..epidermidis be defined by the combination of the PFGE type followed by the SCCmec type, which provides reliable information on the short-term epidemiology and the ability to predict with consistency long-term clonal evolution...