R Herve

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Current limitations about the cleaning of luminal endoscopes
    R Herve
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, Centre of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Hosp Infect 83:22-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A rapid dual staining procedure for the quantitative discrimination of prion amyloid from tissues reveals how interactions between amyloid and lipids in tissue homogenates may hinder the detection of prions
    R Herve
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 77:90-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Current risk of iatrogenic Creutzfeld-Jakob disease in the UK: efficacy of available cleaning chemistries and reusability of neurosurgical instruments
    R Herve
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 7PX, UK
    J Hosp Infect 75:309-13. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Doped diamond-like carbon coatings for surgical instruments reduce protein and prion-amyloid biofouling and improve subsequent cleaning
    T J Secker
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, Centre for Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Biofouling 28:563-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Adsorption of prion and tissue proteins to surgical stainless steel surfaces and the efficacy of decontamination following dry and wet storage conditions
    T J Secker
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Hosp Infect 78:251-5. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Amyloid-specific fluorophores for the rapid, sensitive in situ detection of prion contamination on surgical instruments
    I P Lipscomb
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton SO16 7PX, UK
    J Gen Virol 88:2619-26. 2007

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Current limitations about the cleaning of luminal endoscopes
    R Herve
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, Centre of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Hosp Infect 83:22-9. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint A rapid dual staining procedure for the quantitative discrimination of prion amyloid from tissues reveals how interactions between amyloid and lipids in tissue homogenates may hinder the detection of prions
    R Herve
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 77:90-7. 2009
    ..Our study also demonstrates how interactions between prion and lipid-rich tissue homogenates may reduce the sensitivity of such detection assays...
  3. doi request reprint Current risk of iatrogenic Creutzfeld-Jakob disease in the UK: efficacy of available cleaning chemistries and reusability of neurosurgical instruments
    R Herve
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 7PX, UK
    J Hosp Infect 75:309-13. 2010
    ..These findings should be taken into account for risk assessment purposes and re-evaluating instrument handling and decontamination practices...
  4. doi request reprint Doped diamond-like carbon coatings for surgical instruments reduce protein and prion-amyloid biofouling and improve subsequent cleaning
    T J Secker
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, Centre for Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Biofouling 28:563-9. 2012
    ..This highlights the potential for a new generation of coatings for surgical instruments to reduce the risk of iatrogenic CJD infection...
  5. doi request reprint Adsorption of prion and tissue proteins to surgical stainless steel surfaces and the efficacy of decontamination following dry and wet storage conditions
    T J Secker
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Hosp Infect 78:251-5. 2011
    ..Maintaining moist conditions could potentially improve the subsequent decontamination of reusable surgical instruments, also reducing process time and cost...
  6. ncbi request reprint Amyloid-specific fluorophores for the rapid, sensitive in situ detection of prion contamination on surgical instruments
    I P Lipscomb
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton SO16 7PX, UK
    J Gen Virol 88:2619-26. 2007
    ..This technique, although not specific to an amyloid type, can be used to verify that surgical instruments are substantially free from prion amyloid protein soiling and hence reduce the risk of iatrogenic transmission...