Shirley M Halling

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence for lateral transfer to Brucellae: characterization of a locus with a Tn-like element (Tn2020)
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, P O Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1574:109-16. 2002
  2. pmc Molecular targets for rapid identification of Brucella spp
    Vladyslava G Ratushna
    Department of Computer Science, College of Information Technology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    BMC Microbiol 6:13. 2006
  3. pmc Intrinsic and selected resistance to antibiotics binding the ribosome: analyses of Brucella 23S rrn, L4, L22, EF-Tu1, EF-Tu2, efflux and phylogenetic implications
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 2300 Dayton Avenue, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    BMC Microbiol 6:84. 2006
  4. pmc Completion of the genome sequence of Brucella abortus and comparison to the highly similar genomes of Brucella melitensis and Brucella suis
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Unit, NADC, ARS, USDA, 2300 Dayton Ave, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:2715-26. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Paradigm shifts in vaccine development: lessons learned about antigenicity, pathogenicity and virulence of Brucellae
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Unit, National Animal Disease Center, P O Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Vet Microbiol 90:545-52. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Simple device to deliver beads to 96-well plates for rapid resuspension of bacterial pellets
    Shirley M Halling
    National Animal Disease Laboratory ARS USDA, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Biotechniques 33:480, 482. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic characterization of a feral swine herd enzootically infected with Brucella
    William C Stoffregen
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, US Department of Agriculture, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 19:227-37. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Effect of polymyxin B and environmental conditions on isolation of Brucella species and the vaccine strain RB51
    Allen E Jensen
    National Animal Disease Center, United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 33:121-31. 2010
  9. pmc Defensin susceptibility and colonization in the mouse model of AJ100, a polymyxin B-resistant, Brucella abortus RB51 isolate
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 2300 Dayton Avenue North, PO Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Curr Microbiol 56:274-8. 2008
  10. pmc Brucella 'HOOF-Prints': strain typing by multi-locus analysis of variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs)
    Betsy J Bricker
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Animal Disease Center, 2300 Dayton Rd, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    BMC Microbiol 3:15. 2003

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence for lateral transfer to Brucellae: characterization of a locus with a Tn-like element (Tn2020)
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, P O Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1574:109-16. 2002
    ..The locus is lower in G+C content from that of the genome. These data suggest that lateral transfer of genetic material has occurred...
  2. pmc Molecular targets for rapid identification of Brucella spp
    Vladyslava G Ratushna
    Department of Computer Science, College of Information Technology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    BMC Microbiol 6:13. 2006
    ..We then screened a set of differentiating genes against classical Brucella biovars and showed the applicability of these regions in the design of diagnostic tests...
  3. pmc Intrinsic and selected resistance to antibiotics binding the ribosome: analyses of Brucella 23S rrn, L4, L22, EF-Tu1, EF-Tu2, efflux and phylogenetic implications
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 2300 Dayton Avenue, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    BMC Microbiol 6:84. 2006
    ..Neither the differential susceptibility nor its basis has been rigorously studied. Differences found among other conserved ribosomal loci could further define the relationships among the classical Brucella spp...
  4. pmc Completion of the genome sequence of Brucella abortus and comparison to the highly similar genomes of Brucella melitensis and Brucella suis
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Unit, NADC, ARS, USDA, 2300 Dayton Ave, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:2715-26. 2005
    ..melitensis than B. suis. The complete genomic sequence of B. abortus provides an important resource for further investigations into determinants of the pathogenicity and virulence phenotypes of these bacteria...
  5. ncbi request reprint Paradigm shifts in vaccine development: lessons learned about antigenicity, pathogenicity and virulence of Brucellae
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Unit, National Animal Disease Center, P O Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Vet Microbiol 90:545-52. 2002
    ..Studies at NADC and other brucellosis laboratories showed that antigenicity was not a predictor of the effectiveness of a protein as a subunit vaccine...
  6. ncbi request reprint Simple device to deliver beads to 96-well plates for rapid resuspension of bacterial pellets
    Shirley M Halling
    National Animal Disease Laboratory ARS USDA, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Biotechniques 33:480, 482. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic characterization of a feral swine herd enzootically infected with Brucella
    William C Stoffregen
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, US Department of Agriculture, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 19:227-37. 2007
    ..This is the first report of an apparent enzootic Brucella abortus infection in a feral swine herd suggesting that feral swine may serve as a reservoir of infection for Brucella abortus as well as Brucella suis for domestic livestock...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of polymyxin B and environmental conditions on isolation of Brucella species and the vaccine strain RB51
    Allen E Jensen
    National Animal Disease Center, United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 33:121-31. 2010
    ..Our observations extend basic knowledge of the differential resistance of Brucella to polymyxins...
  9. pmc Defensin susceptibility and colonization in the mouse model of AJ100, a polymyxin B-resistant, Brucella abortus RB51 isolate
    Shirley M Halling
    Bacterial Diseases of Livestock Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 2300 Dayton Avenue North, PO Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Curr Microbiol 56:274-8. 2008
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  10. pmc Brucella 'HOOF-Prints': strain typing by multi-locus analysis of variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs)
    Betsy J Bricker
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Animal Disease Center, 2300 Dayton Rd, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    BMC Microbiol 3:15. 2003
    ..Recently, hypervariability among short tandem repeat sequences has been exploited for strain-typing of several bacterial pathogens...
  11. pmc The Brucella suis genome reveals fundamental similarities between animal and plant pathogens and symbionts
    Ian T Paulsen
    The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13148-53. 2002
    ..A limited repertoire of genes homologous to known bacterial virulence factors were identified...