Sandra A Wilks

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The survival of Escherichia coli O157 on a range of metal surfaces
    S A Wilks
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, SO16 7PX, UK
    Int J Food Microbiol 105:445-54. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival of Listeria monocytogenes Scott A on metal surfaces: implications for cross-contamination
    Sandra A Wilks
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, SO16 7PX, UK
    Int J Food Microbiol 111:93-8. 2006
  3. pmc Targeting species-specific low-affinity 16S rRNA binding sites by using peptide nucleic acids for detection of Legionellae in biofilms
    Sandra A Wilks
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, Microbiology Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton SO16 7PX, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5453-62. 2006
  4. pmc Interaction of Legionella pneumophila and Helicobacter pylori with bacterial species isolated from drinking water biofilms
    Maria S Gião
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    BMC Microbiol 11:57. 2011
  5. pmc Survival of Mycobacterium avium, Legionella pneumophila, Escherichia coli, and caliciviruses in drinking water-associated biofilms grown under high-shear turbulent flow
    Markku J Lehtola
    Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, P O Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2854-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint The survival of Escherichia coli O157 on a range of metal surfaces
    S A Wilks
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, SO16 7PX, UK
    Int J Food Microbiol 105:445-54. 2005
    ..Use of a surface material with antibacterial properties could aid in preventing cross-contamination events in food processing and domestic environments, if standard hygiene measures fail...
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival of Listeria monocytogenes Scott A on metal surfaces: implications for cross-contamination
    Sandra A Wilks
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, SO16 7PX, UK
    Int J Food Microbiol 111:93-8. 2006
    ..The results suggest that careful choice of surface material could reduce the potential risk of cross-contamination in industrial, commercial and domestic environments...
  3. pmc Targeting species-specific low-affinity 16S rRNA binding sites by using peptide nucleic acids for detection of Legionellae in biofilms
    Sandra A Wilks
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, Microbiology Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton SO16 7PX, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5453-62. 2006
    ..pneumophila bacteria found by PNA hybridization. This illustrates the value of this method for use on complex environmental samples, especially where cells may be in a viable but noncultivable state...
  4. pmc Interaction of Legionella pneumophila and Helicobacter pylori with bacterial species isolated from drinking water biofilms
    Maria S Gião
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    BMC Microbiol 11:57. 2011
    ..This work aims to study the influence of five microorganisms isolated from drinking water biofilms on the survival and integration of both of these pathogens into biofilms...
  5. pmc Survival of Mycobacterium avium, Legionella pneumophila, Escherichia coli, and caliciviruses in drinking water-associated biofilms grown under high-shear turbulent flow
    Markku J Lehtola
    Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, P O Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2854-9. 2007
    ..Also, considering the low number of virus particles needed to result in an infection, their extended survival in biofilms must be taken into account as a risk for the consumer...