Brandi M Limbago

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development of a consensus method for culture of Clostridium difficile from meat and its use in a survey of U.S. retail meats
    Brandi Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Food Microbiol 32:448-51. 2012
  2. pmc Clostridium difficile strains from community-associated infections
    Brandi M Limbago
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C 16, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3004-7. 2009
  3. pmc Evaluation of the impact of direct plating, broth enrichment, and specimen source on recovery and diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates among HIV-infected outpatients
    S K McAllister
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4126-30. 2011
  4. pmc IMP-producing carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the United States
    Brandi M Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4239-45. 2011
  5. pmc Toxinotype V Clostridium difficile in humans and food animals
    Michael A Jhung
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1039-45. 2008
  6. pmc New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, United States
    J Kamile Rasheed
    Antimicrobial Resistance and Characterization Laboratory, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop G08, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:870-8. 2013
  7. pmc Emergence of resistance among USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates causing invasive disease in the United States
    Linda K McDougal
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion G 08, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3804-11. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: epidemiology and prevention
    Neil Gupta
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS A 35, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:60-7. 2011
  9. pmc Accuracy of commercial and reference susceptibility testing methods for detecting vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus
    Jana M Swenson
    Clinical and Environmental Microbiology Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2013-7. 2009
  10. pmc Multiplex real-time PCR assay for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and associated toxin genes
    G E Fosheim
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, MS C 16, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3071-3. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Development of a consensus method for culture of Clostridium difficile from meat and its use in a survey of U.S. retail meats
    Brandi Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Food Microbiol 32:448-51. 2012
    ..Retail meat products (N = 1755) were cultured for C. difficile over 12 months during 2010-2011 at 9 U.S. FoodNet sites. No C. difficile was recovered, although other clostridia were isolated...
  2. pmc Clostridium difficile strains from community-associated infections
    Brandi M Limbago
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C 16, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3004-7. 2009
    ..Nine toxinotypes (TOX) and 31 PFGE patterns were identified. TOX 0 (48, 52%), TOX III (18, 20%), and TOX V (9, 10%) were the most common; three isolates were nontoxigenic...
  3. pmc Evaluation of the impact of direct plating, broth enrichment, and specimen source on recovery and diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates among HIV-infected outpatients
    S K McAllister
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4126-30. 2011
    ..USA500/Iberian and USA300 were the most common MRSA strains recovered, and USA300 was more likely than other strain types to be recovered from the groin than from the nose (P = 0.05)...
  4. pmc IMP-producing carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the United States
    Brandi M Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4239-45. 2011
    ..PCR and sequence analysis confirmed that these isolates produce IMP-4, an MBL carbapenemase not previously published as present among Enterobacteriaceae in the United States...
  5. pmc Toxinotype V Clostridium difficile in humans and food animals
    Michael A Jhung
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1039-45. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to understand the epidemiology of CDAD caused by toxinotype V C. difficile, including the potential of foodborne transmission to humans...
  6. pmc New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, United States
    J Kamile Rasheed
    Antimicrobial Resistance and Characterization Laboratory, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop G08, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:870-8. 2013
    ..Restriction profiles of the remaining New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase plasmids, including 2 from the same patient, were diverse...
  7. pmc Emergence of resistance among USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates causing invasive disease in the United States
    Linda K McDougal
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion G 08, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3804-11. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: epidemiology and prevention
    Neil Gupta
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS A 35, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:60-7. 2011
    ..As a result, preventing both CRE transmission and CRE infections have become important public health objectives. This review describes the current epidemiology of CRE in the United States and highlights important prevention strategies...
  9. pmc Accuracy of commercial and reference susceptibility testing methods for detecting vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus
    Jana M Swenson
    Clinical and Environmental Microbiology Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2013-7. 2009
    ..Only 12 (33.3%) strains for which the VA MICs were 4 microg/ml grew on VScr. The differentiation of isolates for which the VA MICs were 2 or 4 microg/ml was difficult for most systems and methods, including the reference methods...
  10. pmc Multiplex real-time PCR assay for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and associated toxin genes
    G E Fosheim
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, MS C 16, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3071-3. 2011
    ..Rapid screening and detection of toxins is a useful tool for surveillance studies and outbreak investigations involving large numbers of isolates...