B K De

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae palmitoylated pneumococcal surface adhesin A expressed in Escherichia coli
    B K De
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, and Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 18:1811-21. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Baculovirus expression, purification and evaluation of recombinant pneumococcal surface adhesin A of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    B K De
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pathobiology 67:115-22. 1999
  3. pmc A two-component direct fluorescent-antibody assay for rapid identification of Bacillus anthracis
    Barun K De
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1060-5. 2002
  4. pmc Identification of an unusual Brucella strain (BO2) from a lung biopsy in a 52 year-old patient with chronic destructive pneumonia
    Rebekah V Tiller
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases and Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMC Microbiol 10:23. 2010
  5. pmc Novel Brucella strain (BO1) associated with a prosthetic breast implant infection
    Barun K De
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G34, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:43-9. 2008
  6. pmc Characterization of novel Brucella strains originating from wild native rodent species in North Queensland, Australia
    Rebekah V Tiller
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G34, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5837-45. 2010
  7. pmc Identification of anthrax toxin genes in a Bacillus cereus associated with an illness resembling inhalation anthrax
    Alex R Hoffmaster
    Epidemiologic Investigations Laboratory, Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS G34, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:8449-54. 2004
  8. pmc Effect of carbon dioxide on broth microdilution susceptibility testing of Brucella spp
    David R Lonsway
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:952-6. 2010
  9. pmc Comparison of two multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis methods for molecular strain typing of human Brucella melitensis isolates from the Middle East
    Rebekah V Tiller
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2226-31. 2009
  10. pmc Characterization of Bacillus cereus isolates associated with fatal pneumonias: strains are closely related to Bacillus anthracis and harbor B. anthracis virulence genes
    Alex R Hoffmaster
    Epidemiologic Investigations Laboratory, Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, MS G34, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3352-60. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae palmitoylated pneumococcal surface adhesin A expressed in Escherichia coli
    B K De
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, and Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 18:1811-21. 2000
    ..coli-expressed rPsaA is palmitoylated and closely resembles the native protein in structure and immunogenicity. It was also observed to elicit measurable protection against nasopharyngeal carriage with S. pneumoniae...
  2. ncbi request reprint Baculovirus expression, purification and evaluation of recombinant pneumococcal surface adhesin A of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    B K De
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pathobiology 67:115-22. 1999
    ..90% survival rates) when challenged with S. pneumoniae serotype 6B. These results indicate that rPsaA is immunogenic and elicits protective antibody in mice similar to native protein...
  3. pmc A two-component direct fluorescent-antibody assay for rapid identification of Bacillus anthracis
    Barun K De
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1060-5. 2002
    ..The two-component DFA assay is a sensitive, specific, and rapid confirmatory test for B. anthracis in cultures and may be useful directly on clinical specimens...
  4. pmc Identification of an unusual Brucella strain (BO2) from a lung biopsy in a 52 year-old patient with chronic destructive pneumonia
    Rebekah V Tiller
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases and Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMC Microbiol 10:23. 2010
    ..In this study we report on the identification of an unusual Brucella-like strain (BO2) isolated from a lung biopsy in a 52-year-old patient in Australia with a clinical history of chronic destructive pneumonia...
  5. pmc Novel Brucella strain (BO1) associated with a prosthetic breast implant infection
    Barun K De
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G34, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:43-9. 2008
    ..confirms that the isolate is much more closely related to Brucella than to Ochrobactrum spp., and thus the isolate likely represents an atypical and novel strain within the genus Brucella...
  6. pmc Characterization of novel Brucella strains originating from wild native rodent species in North Queensland, Australia
    Rebekah V Tiller
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G34, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5837-45. 2010
    ..Our findings strongly suggest that this group of Brucella strains isolated from wild Australian rodents defines a new species in the Brucella genus...
  7. pmc Identification of anthrax toxin genes in a Bacillus cereus associated with an illness resembling inhalation anthrax
    Alex R Hoffmaster
    Epidemiologic Investigations Laboratory, Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS G34, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:8449-54. 2004
    ..In this study, we combined a public health approach with genome analysis to provide insight into the correlation of phenotypic characteristics and their genetic basis...
  8. pmc Effect of carbon dioxide on broth microdilution susceptibility testing of Brucella spp
    David R Lonsway
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:952-6. 2010
    ..Six antimicrobial agents were tested against 39 Brucella isolates. Aminoglycoside MICs tended to be 1 log2 dilution higher in CO2 than in AA; tetracycline-class MICs to be 1 log2 dilution lower in CO2...
  9. pmc Comparison of two multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis methods for molecular strain typing of human Brucella melitensis isolates from the Middle East
    Rebekah V Tiller
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2226-31. 2009
    ..melitensis strains...
  10. pmc Characterization of Bacillus cereus isolates associated with fatal pneumonias: strains are closely related to Bacillus anthracis and harbor B. anthracis virulence genes
    Alex R Hoffmaster
    Epidemiologic Investigations Laboratory, Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, MS G34, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3352-60. 2006
    ..cereus strains can cause severe and even fatal infections in patients who appear to be otherwise healthy...
  11. pmc Use of 16S rRNA gene sequencing for rapid confirmatory identification of Brucella isolates
    Jay E Gee
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS D11, 1600 Clifton Rd, N E, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:3649-54. 2004
    ..and their differentiation from closely related organisms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Standardization and denoising algorithms for mass spectra to classify whole-organism bacterial specimens
    Glen A Satten
    Division of Laboratory Science, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Bioinformatics 20:3128-36. 2004
    ..g. non-uniform baselines and higher noise associated with higher baseline), but are substantially noisier. As a result, new preprocessing procedures are required before these spectra can be used for statistical classification...
  13. pmc Use of 16S rRNA gene sequencing for rapid identification and differentiation of Burkholderia pseudomallei and B. mallei
    Jay E Gee
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4647-54. 2003
    ..This report provides a basis for rapidly identifying and differentiating B. pseudomallei and B. mallei by molecular methods...
  14. ncbi request reprint Analysis of recombinant acylated pneumococcal surface adhesin A of Streptococcus pneumoniae by mass spectrometry
    Barun K De
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 419:147-57. 2003
    ..The availability of well-characterized rPsaA will facilitate the continued research and development of protein-based vaccines for the prevention of pneumococcal disease...
  15. pmc Isolation of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 2 from Guaymi Indians in Panama
    M D Lairmore
    Retrovirus Disease Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 87:8840-4. 1990
    ....
  16. pmc Real-time PCR assays of single-nucleotide polymorphisms defining the major Brucella clades
    Jeffrey T Foster
    Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 5640, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:296-301. 2008
    ..These PCR assays provide a rapid and highly sensitive method of differentiating the major Brucella groups that will be valuable for clinical and forensic applications...