Sharon L Abbott

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Increase in extraintestinal infections caused by Salmonella enterica subspecies II-IV
    Sharon L Abbott
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:637-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Expression of ESBL-like activity in infrequently encountered members of the family Enterobacteriaceae
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, CA State Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA, USA
    Curr Microbiol 64:222-5. 2012
  3. pmc Clinical and laboratory diagnostic characteristics and cytotoxigenic potential of Hafnia alvei and Hafnia paralvei strains
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Center for Infectious Diseases, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3122-6. 2011
  4. pmc Identification of two distinct hybridization groups in the genus Hafnia by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and phenotypic methods
    J Michael Janda
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3320-3. 2005
  5. pmc The genus Hafnia: from soup to nuts
    J Michael Janda
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Room E164, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 19:12-8. 2006
  6. pmc Evaluation of commercial antisera for Salmonella serotyping
    Kimmi N Schrader
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:685-8. 2008
  7. pmc The genus Aeromonas: taxonomy, pathogenicity, and infection
    J Michael Janda
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Center for Infectious Diseases, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 23:35-73. 2010
  8. pmc 16S rRNA gene sequencing for bacterial identification in the diagnostic laboratory: pluses, perils, and pitfalls
    J Michael Janda
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2761-4. 2007
  9. pmc Description of Campylobacter curvus and C. curvus-like strains associated with sporadic episodes of bloody gastroenteritis and Brainerd's diarrhea
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:585-8. 2005
  10. pmc Biochemical properties of a newly described Escherichia species, Escherichia albertii
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Department of Health Services, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4852-4. 2003

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Publications11

  1. pmc Increase in extraintestinal infections caused by Salmonella enterica subspecies II-IV
    Sharon L Abbott
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:637-9. 2012
    ..infections in California, USA, 1985-2009. These subspecies were found to cause significantly more frequent invasive disease (e.g., bacteremia) than did Salmonella subspecies I strains...
  2. doi request reprint Expression of ESBL-like activity in infrequently encountered members of the family Enterobacteriaceae
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, CA State Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA, USA
    Curr Microbiol 64:222-5. 2012
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  3. pmc Clinical and laboratory diagnostic characteristics and cytotoxigenic potential of Hafnia alvei and Hafnia paralvei strains
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Center for Infectious Diseases, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3122-6. 2011
    ..Approximately 70% of the hafniae tested additionally produced a cytolytic toxin active on Vero cells which may play a role in gastroenteritis...
  4. pmc Identification of two distinct hybridization groups in the genus Hafnia by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and phenotypic methods
    J Michael Janda
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3320-3. 2005
    ..Test results of malonate utilization alone correctly assigned 90% of Hafnia isolates to their correct DNA group...
  5. pmc The genus Hafnia: from soup to nuts
    J Michael Janda
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Room E164, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 19:12-8. 2006
    ..alvei complex, and bona fide pathogenicity factors...
  6. pmc Evaluation of commercial antisera for Salmonella serotyping
    Kimmi N Schrader
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:685-8. 2008
    ..Overall, Denka Seiken commercial antisera performed very well and, together with the comprehensive range of factors available, offer laboratories quality reagents suitable for serotyping strains of salmonellae...
  7. pmc The genus Aeromonas: taxonomy, pathogenicity, and infection
    J Michael Janda
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Center for Infectious Diseases, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 23:35-73. 2010
    ..This article provides an extensive review of these topics, in addition to others, such as taxonomic issues, microbial pathogenicity, and antimicrobial resistance markers...
  8. pmc 16S rRNA gene sequencing for bacterial identification in the diagnostic laboratory: pluses, perils, and pitfalls
    J Michael Janda
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2761-4. 2007
  9. pmc Description of Campylobacter curvus and C. curvus-like strains associated with sporadic episodes of bloody gastroenteritis and Brainerd's diarrhea
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:585-8. 2005
    ..The results suggest that C. curvus may be an underappreciated Campylobacter that may be involved in sporadic and outbreak cases of bloody or chronic diarrhea in humans...
  10. pmc Biochemical properties of a newly described Escherichia species, Escherichia albertii
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Department of Health Services, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4852-4. 2003
    ..Because these strains are not included in the databases of commercial systems at present, they were most often identified as Hafnia, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, or, on one system (MicroScan dried overnight panels), Yersinia ruckeri...
  11. pmc The genus Aeromonas: biochemical characteristics, atypical reactions, and phenotypic identification schemes
    Sharon L Abbott
    Microbial Diseases Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2348-57. 2003
    ..In addition, several new tests were identified that help to separate members of the A. caviae complex (A. caviae, A. media, and A. eucreonophila)...