Catherine A Brennan

Summary

Affiliation: Abbott Laboratories
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint HIV-1 strains identified in Brazilian blood donors: significant prevalence of B/F1 recombinants
    Catherine A Brennan
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1434-41. 2007
  2. doi request reprint HIV type 2 intergroup recombinant identified in Cameroon
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:86-91. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Identification of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 non-B subtypes and antiretroviral drug-resistant strains in United States blood donors
    Catherine A Brennan
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60068 6015, USA
    Transfusion 49:125-33. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Four new HIV-1 group N isolates from Cameroon: Prevalence continues to be low
    Ana Vallari
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:109-15. 2010
  5. doi request reprint ARCHITECT® HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay: correlation of HIV-1 p24 antigen sensitivity and RNA viral load using genetically diverse virus isolates
    Catherine A Brennan
    Infectious Diseases Research, Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, IL, USA
    J Clin Virol 57:169-72. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The prevalence of diverse HIV-1 strains was stable in Cameroonian blood donors from 1996 to 2004
    Catherine A Brennan
    AIDS Research and Virus Discovery, Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, IL 60064 6015, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:432-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Expanded evaluation of blood donors in the United States for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 non-B subtypes and antiretroviral drug-resistant strains: 2005 through 2007
    Catherine A Brennan
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60068 6015, USA
    Transfusion 50:2707-12. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Near full-length genome characterization of an HIV type 1 CRF25_cpx strain from Cameroon
    Ka Cheung Luk
    Abbott Diagnostics, AIDS Research and Retrovirus Discovery, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:1309-14. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Near full-length sequence of HIV type 1 subtype J strain 04CMU11421 from Cameroon
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:693-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint HIV type 1 group M subtype G in Cameroon: five genome sequences
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:469-73. 2009

Collaborators

  • Nicaise Ndembi
  • Dora Mbanya
  • Gerald Schochetman
  • C P McArthur
  • S L Stramer
  • Andre Ramos
  • C Brites
  • Julie Yamaguchi
  • Sushil G Devare
  • Lazare Kaptue
  • Ana Vallari
  • Charlotte Ngansop
  • Pierre Bodelle
  • Lutz G Gürtler
  • Priscilla Swanson
  • Ruthie Coffey
  • Ka Cheung Luk
  • Florence Makamche
  • Lutz Gurtler
  • Vera Holzmayer
  • Samar Badreddine
  • John Hackett
  • Jung Ah Kwon
  • Mathilde Beyeme
  • Ana S Vallari
  • Leopold Zekeng
  • Barbara Harris
  • Sushil Devare
  • Hermine Gayum
  • Herman van Zyl
  • Marcelline Ngounoue Djuidje
  • Kevin Smith
  • Donatien Kamdem
  • Soo Young Yoon
  • Chang Kyu Lee
  • Kap No Lee
  • Chae Seung Lim
  • Hyun Ju Sung

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint HIV-1 strains identified in Brazilian blood donors: significant prevalence of B/F1 recombinants
    Catherine A Brennan
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1434-41. 2007
    ..1%) and F1 (2.3%) were rare. None of the B/F1 recombinants is CRF28_BF or CRF29_BF. The high level of unique B/F1 recombinant strains in this population demonstrates the dynamic and complex nature of the HIV epidemic in Brazil...
  2. doi request reprint HIV type 2 intergroup recombinant identified in Cameroon
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:86-91. 2008
    ..Similar to HIV-1, HIV-2 intergroup recombination is an indication that coinfection with more than one strain has occurred in individuals and is a mechanism that increases strain genetic diversity...
  3. doi request reprint Identification of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 non-B subtypes and antiretroviral drug-resistant strains in United States blood donors
    Catherine A Brennan
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60068 6015, USA
    Transfusion 49:125-33. 2009
    ..In this study, human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-infected blood donors were evaluated for genetic subtype and drug resistance to determine the prevalence of divergent HIV strains in the US donor population...
  4. doi request reprint Four new HIV-1 group N isolates from Cameroon: Prevalence continues to be low
    Ana Vallari
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:109-15. 2010
    ..Despite genetic divergence from HIV-1 group M and O, all of the group N infections evaluated by five commercial HIV immunoassays were detected...
  5. doi request reprint ARCHITECT® HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay: correlation of HIV-1 p24 antigen sensitivity and RNA viral load using genetically diverse virus isolates
    Catherine A Brennan
    Infectious Diseases Research, Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, IL, USA
    J Clin Virol 57:169-72. 2013
    ..During acute HIV infection (AHI), detection depends on assay sensitivity for p24 Ag...
  6. doi request reprint The prevalence of diverse HIV-1 strains was stable in Cameroonian blood donors from 1996 to 2004
    Catherine A Brennan
    AIDS Research and Virus Discovery, Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, IL 60064 6015, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:432-9. 2008
    ..In this study, HIV strains infecting blood donors in Cameroon were characterized to determine the prevalence of subtypes and intersubtype recombinants and if strain prevalence was changing over time...
  7. doi request reprint Expanded evaluation of blood donors in the United States for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 non-B subtypes and antiretroviral drug-resistant strains: 2005 through 2007
    Catherine A Brennan
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60068 6015, USA
    Transfusion 50:2707-12. 2010
    ..7 and 6.5% of HIV infections, respectively. This study was expanded to include an additional 11 recently acquired infections and 197 established infections collected from January 2005 through December 2007...
  8. doi request reprint Near full-length genome characterization of an HIV type 1 CRF25_cpx strain from Cameroon
    Ka Cheung Luk
    Abbott Diagnostics, AIDS Research and Retrovirus Discovery, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:1309-14. 2008
    ..The epidemiological significance of CRF25_cpx strains is unknown; however, the availability of additional genomic sequences will improve our understanding of the overall genetic diversity within this recombinant form of HIV-1...
  9. doi request reprint Near full-length sequence of HIV type 1 subtype J strain 04CMU11421 from Cameroon
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:693-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, 04CMU11421 represents a fourth pure subtype J isolate and the first reported in Cameroon...
  10. doi request reprint HIV type 1 group M subtype G in Cameroon: five genome sequences
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:469-73. 2009
    ..The addition of five subtype G genome sequences to the HIV database may contribute to a better understanding of the origins and classification of HIV-1 subtypes and CRFs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Identification of HIV type 1 group N infections in a husband and wife in Cameroon: viral genome sequences provide evidence for horizontal transmission
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064 6015, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:83-92. 2006
    ..Although group N infections continue to be rare, group N is a pathogenic virus and its prevalence needs to be monitored...
  12. ncbi request reprint HIV infections in northwestern Cameroon: identification of HIV type 1 group O and dual HIV type 1 group M and group O infections
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois 60048, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 20:944-57. 2004
    ..Analysis of the third specimen shows the presence of a group O virus and an intergroup M/O recombinant virus. Finally, no infections due to HIV-1 group N or SIVcpz-like strains were found in the study population...
  13. pmc Confirmation of putative HIV-1 group P in Cameroon
    Ana Vallari
    Abbott Diagnostics, Dept 09NG Building AP20, 100 Abbott Park Rd, Abbott Park, IL 60064 6015, USA
    J Virol 85:1403-7. 2011
    ..06% of HIV infections. Despite its rarity, group P shows evidence of adaptation to humans...
  14. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 Group N: evidence of ongoing transmission in Cameroon
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:453-7. 2006
    ..This report documents the second case that suggests linkage between group N-infected individuals and indicates that there is ongoing transmission of HIV-1 group N in Cameroon...
  15. doi request reprint Identification of new CRF43_02G and CRF25_cpx in Saudi Arabia based on full genome sequence analysis of six HIV type 1 isolates
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:1327-35. 2008
    ..Identification of CRF43_02G in Saudi Arabia could indicate a transmission network within the country. Alternatively, the new CRF could have been introduced from an external source where this CRF is not yet recognized...
  16. ncbi request reprint HIV global surveillance: foundation for retroviral discovery and assay development
    Catherine A Brennan
    Abbott Diagnostics, AIDS Research and Retrovirus Discovery, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064 6015, USA
    J Med Virol 78:S24-9. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Near full-length genomes of 15 HIV type 1 group O isolates
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 19:979-88. 2003
    ..Formal classification of group O subtypes should be forthcoming pending the analysis of additional group O genomes and agreement of the HIV nomenclature committee...
  18. ncbi request reprint Near full-length genome characterization of three additional HIV type 1 CRF13_cpx strains from Cameroon
    Ka Cheung Luk
    Abbott Diagnostics, AIDS Research and Retrovirus Discovery, Abbott Laboratories, 100 Abbott Park Road, Abbott Park, IL 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:297-302. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon
    Pierre Bodelle
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois 60048, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 20:902-8. 2004
    ..With this study, three near full-length sequences are now available for group N. While we confirm the presence of group N in the Cameroonian population, group N infections continue to be rare and difficult to identify...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of HIV type 1 group O isolates: identification of five phylogenetic clusters
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 18:269-82. 2002
    ..Thus the data presented may form the basis for classification of group O into subtypes. However, full-length genomes representing each group O cluster will be required to formalize a group O subtype classification...
  21. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of HIV type 1 subtypes present in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: high level of genetic diversity found
    Samar Badreddine
    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:667-74. 2007
    ..Within the study population, there were five husband/wife pairs. For each pair, the viral sequences obtained were closely related to each other showing that heterosexual transmission occurred...
  22. ncbi request reprint Performance evaluation of three automated human immunodeficiency virus antigen-antibody combination immunoassays
    Jung Ah Kwon
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Virol Methods 133:20-6. 2006
    ..0% to 99.6%. The Architect HIV Ag/Ab Combo exhibited the best performance for specificity and detection of p24 antigen leading to closure of seroconversion window and demonstrating its utility for early diagnosis of HIV infection...