Chung K Marston

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Persistence of a distinct Corynebacterium diphtheriae clonal group within two communities in the United States and Canada where diphtheria is endemic
    C K Marston
    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 39:1586-90. 2001
  2. pmc Molecular epidemiology of anthrax cases associated with recreational use of animal hides and yarn in the United States
    Chung K Marston
    Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28274. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of two selective media for the isolation of Bacillus anthracis
    C K Marston
    Bacterial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:25-30. 2008
  4. pmc Effects of long-term storage on plasmid stability in Bacillus anthracis
    Chung K Marston
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G34, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:7778-80. 2005
  5. pmc Molecular approaches to identify and differentiate Bacillus anthracis from phenotypically similar Bacillus species isolates
    Chung K Marston
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G34, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    BMC Microbiol 6:22. 2006
  6. 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
  7. pmc Genetic diversity in a Bacillus anthracis historical collection (1954 to 1988)
    David Sue
    Bacterial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1777-82. 2007
  8. pmc Genetic diversity of clinical isolates of Bacillus cereus using multilocus sequence typing
    Alex R Hoffmaster
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:191. 2008
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications14

  1. pmc Persistence of a distinct Corynebacterium diphtheriae clonal group within two communities in the United States and Canada where diphtheria is endemic
    C K Marston
    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 39:1586-90. 2001
    ..These strains are endemic rather than imported from countries with current endemic or epidemic diphtheria...
  2. pmc Molecular epidemiology of anthrax cases associated with recreational use of animal hides and yarn in the United States
    Chung K Marston
    Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28274. 2011
    ..e., contamination by a single genotype versus widespread contamination of numerous genotypes). These cases illustrate the need to acquire and genotype global isolates so that accurate assignments can be made about isolate origins...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of two selective media for the isolation of Bacillus anthracis
    C K Marston
    Bacterial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:25-30. 2008
    ..To evaluate two selective media, polymyxin, lysozyme, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, thallium acetate (PLET) agar and R&F Anthracis chromogenic agar (ChrA), for the isolation and selection of Bacillus anthracis...
  4. pmc Effects of long-term storage on plasmid stability in Bacillus anthracis
    Chung K Marston
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G34, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:7778-80. 2005
    ..25), but there was a statistical interdependence between the two plasmids (P = 0.004). Loss of viability of B. anthracis cultures stored on agar slants is also discussed...
  5. pmc Molecular approaches to identify and differentiate Bacillus anthracis from phenotypically similar Bacillus species isolates
    Chung K Marston
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G34, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    BMC Microbiol 6:22. 2006
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  6. 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...
  7. pmc Genetic diversity in a Bacillus anthracis historical collection (1954 to 1988)
    David Sue
    Bacterial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1777-82. 2007
    ..MLVA revealed that 39 of the 124 isolates were previously undocumented genotypes and that 1 isolate was found to be in the C cluster when it was subtyped by MLVA...
  8. pmc Genetic diversity of clinical isolates of Bacillus cereus using multilocus sequence typing
    Alex R Hoffmaster
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:191. 2008
    ..thuringiensis. In this study we used MLST to determine if B. cereus isolates associated with illnesses of varying severity (e.g., severe, systemic vs. gastrointestinal (GI) illness) were clonal or formed clonal complexes...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Kinetics of lethal factor and poly-D-glutamic acid antigenemia during inhalation anthrax in rhesus macaques
    Anne E Boyer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Infect Immun 77:3432-41. 2009
    ..This study emphasizes the value of LF detection as a tool for early diagnosis of inhalation anthrax before the onset of fulminant systemic infection...
  12. pmc Swab protocol for rapid laboratory diagnosis of cutaneous anthrax
    Leslie A Dauphin
    Bioterrorism Rapid Response and Advanced Technology BRRAT Laboratory, Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections DPEI, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases NCEZID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3960-7. 2012
    ..anthracis from swabs at ≥ 7 days. Thus, we recommend the use of the SETS method with subsequent testing by culture and real-time PCR for diagnosis of cutaneous anthrax from clinical swabs of cutaneous lesions...
  13. pmc Lethal factor toxemia and anti-protective antigen antibody activity in naturally acquired cutaneous anthrax
    Anne E Boyer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:1321-7. 2011
    ..This is the first report of quantitative analysis of serum LF in cutaneous anthrax and the first to associate acute stage toxemia with subsequent antitoxin antibody responses...
  14. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Bacillus anthracis: comparison of results obtained by using the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards broth microdilution reference and Etest agar gradient diffusion methods
    M Jasmine Mohammed
    Epidemiology and Laboratory Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1902-7. 2002
    ..anthracis isolates...