S L Warnes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Inactivation of norovirus on dry copper alloy surfaces
    Sarah L Warnes
    Centre for Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75017. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Mechanism of copper surface toxicity in Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella involves immediate membrane depolarization followed by slower rate of DNA destruction which differs from that observed for Gram-positive bacteria
    S L Warnes
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
    Environ Microbiol 14:1730-43. 2012
  3. pmc Biocidal efficacy of copper alloys against pathogenic enterococci involves degradation of genomic and plasmid DNAs
    S L Warnes
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, University of Southampton, Biomedical Sciences Building, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5390-401. 2010
  4. pmc Mechanism of copper surface toxicity in vancomycin-resistant enterococci following wet or dry surface contact
    S L Warnes
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, Life Sciences Building 85, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:6049-59. 2011

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Publications4

  1. pmc Inactivation of norovirus on dry copper alloy surfaces
    Sarah L Warnes
    Centre for Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75017. 2013
    ..The use of antimicrobial surfaces containing copper in high risk closed environments such as cruise ships and care facilities could help to reduce the spread of this highly infectious and costly pathogen. ..
  2. doi request reprint Mechanism of copper surface toxicity in Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella involves immediate membrane depolarization followed by slower rate of DNA destruction which differs from that observed for Gram-positive bacteria
    S L Warnes
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
    Environ Microbiol 14:1730-43. 2012
    ..These surfaces could not only help to prevent infection spread but also prevent horizontal gene transmission which is responsible for the evolution of virulent toxin producing and antibiotic resistant bacteria...
  3. pmc Biocidal efficacy of copper alloys against pathogenic enterococci involves degradation of genomic and plasmid DNAs
    S L Warnes
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, University of Southampton, Biomedical Sciences Building, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5390-401. 2010
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  4. pmc Mechanism of copper surface toxicity in vancomycin-resistant enterococci following wet or dry surface contact
    S L Warnes
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, Life Sciences Building 85, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:6049-59. 2011
    ..These results also highlight the importance of correct surface cleaning protocols to perpetuate copper ion release and prevent the chelation of ions by contaminants, which could reduce the efficacy of the surface...