D F Talkington

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Characterization of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae from Haiti, 2010-2011
    Deborah Talkington
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2122-9. 2011
  2. pmc Analysis of eight commercial enzyme immunoassay tests for detection of antibodies to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in human serum
    Deborah F Talkington
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:862-7. 2004
  3. pmc Diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in autopsy and open-lung biopsy tissues by nested PCR
    D F Talkington
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1151-3. 1998
  4. pmc Analysis of complement fixation and commercial enzyme immunoassays for detection of antibodies to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in human serum
    W L Thacker
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 7:778-80. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae in young children from China with community-acquired pneumonia
    Gang Liu
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 52:7-14. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Sequelae of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection in infancy and early childhood among Alaska Native children
    Rosalyn J Singleton
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Arctic Investigations Program Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Pediatrics 112:285-90. 2003
  7. pmc SARS surveillance during emergency public health response, United States, March-July 2003
    Stephanie J Schrag
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:185-94. 2004
  8. pmc Induction of proinflammatory cytokines in human lung epithelial cells during Chlamydia pneumoniae infection
    Jun Yang
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Immun 71:614-20. 2003
  9. pmc Regulation of proinflammatory cytokines in human lung epithelial cells infected with Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    Jun Yang
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Immun 70:3649-55. 2002
  10. pmc Development and evaluation of real-time PCR-based fluorescence assays for detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae
    Maria Lucia C Tondella
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:575-83. 2002

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Publications20

  1. pmc Characterization of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae from Haiti, 2010-2011
    Deborah Talkington
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2122-9. 2011
    ..These data show that the isolates from Haiti are clonally and genetically similar to isolates originating in Africa and southern Asia and that ctxB-7 and tcpET(CIRS) alleles are undergoing global dissemination...
  2. pmc Analysis of eight commercial enzyme immunoassay tests for detection of antibodies to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in human serum
    Deborah F Talkington
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:862-7. 2004
    ..Results of individual tests and overall limitations of serodiagnostics for M. pneumoniae infections are discussed...
  3. pmc Diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in autopsy and open-lung biopsy tissues by nested PCR
    D F Talkington
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1151-3. 1998
    ..An open-lung biopsy obtained from the second patient allowed a quick, definitive diagnosis and proper selection of therapy...
  4. pmc Analysis of complement fixation and commercial enzyme immunoassays for detection of antibodies to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in human serum
    W L Thacker
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 7:778-80. 2000
    ..However, after examining paired serum samples, we concluded that the detection of IgM alone may not be useful for all cases of mycoplasma infection, especially in an adult population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae in young children from China with community-acquired pneumonia
    Gang Liu
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 52:7-14. 2005
    ..5%. Our study demonstrates that M. pneumoniae may play a significant role in CAP affecting children up to 5 years in China, whereas C. pneumoniae in nasopharyngeal specimens was not associated with CAP in this age group...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sequelae of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection in infancy and early childhood among Alaska Native children
    Rosalyn J Singleton
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Arctic Investigations Program Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Pediatrics 112:285-90. 2003
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  7. pmc SARS surveillance during emergency public health response, United States, March-July 2003
    Stephanie J Schrag
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:185-94. 2004
    ..Successes and limitations of this emergency surveillance can guide preparations for future outbreaks of SARS or respiratory diseases of unknown etiology...
  8. pmc Induction of proinflammatory cytokines in human lung epithelial cells during Chlamydia pneumoniae infection
    Jun Yang
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Immun 71:614-20. 2003
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  9. pmc Regulation of proinflammatory cytokines in human lung epithelial cells infected with Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    Jun Yang
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Immun 70:3649-55. 2002
    ..These results suggest a novel role for lung epithelial cells in the pathogenesis of M. pneumoniae infection and provide a better understanding of M. pneumoniae pathology at the cellular level...
  10. pmc Development and evaluation of real-time PCR-based fluorescence assays for detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae
    Maria Lucia C Tondella
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:575-83. 2002
    ..The real-time VD4 assay detected the most positive results of the five assays. We believe that this real-time PCR assay offers advantages over nested PCR assays and may improve the detection of C. pneumoniae in clinical specimens...
  11. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin prophylaxis during a hospital outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia
    T B Hyde
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, and Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:907-12. 2001
    ..Use of azithromycin prophylaxis in asymptomatic persons during an MP outbreak in a closed setting may be of value in reducing clinical illness...
  12. pmc Development and evaluation of a novel multiplex PCR technology for molecular differential detection of bacterial respiratory disease pathogens
    Robert Benson
    CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2074-7. 2008
    ..The ResPlex I assay is somewhat less sensitive than real-time PCR assays but offers the advantage of multiple assays in a single reaction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1beta responses to Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection are cell-type specific
    Jun Yang
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G03, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Microb Pathog 34:17-25. 2003
    ..pneumoniae infection is cell-type specific, thus emphasizing the importance of carefully considering multiple cell types in M. pneumoniae pathogenesis studies involving both immune cells and cytokine release patterns...
  14. ncbi request reprint Standardizing Chlamydia pneumoniae assays: recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA) and the Laboratory Centre for Disease Control (Canada)
    S F Dowell
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:492-503. 2001
    ..These standards should be applied in future investigations and periodically modified as indicated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma pneumoniae subtype-independent induction of proinflammatory cytokines in THP-1 cells
    Samantha A Broaders
    Mail Stop C03, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Microb Pathog 40:286-92. 2006
    ..These data provide evidence that the induction of proinflammatory cytokine gene and protein expression by M. pneumoniae is not dependent on the infecting subtype...
  16. pmc Mycoplasma pneumoniae and its role as a human pathogen
    Ken B Waites
    Department of Pathology, WP 230, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 17:697-728, table of contents. 2004
    ..As more is learned about the pathogenesis and immune response elicited by M. pneumoniae, improvement in methods for diagnosis and prevention of disease due to this organism may occur...
  17. ncbi request reprint Identification of risk factors for infection in an outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae respiratory tract disease
    Eyal Klement
    Army Health Branch, Israel Defense Force, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1239-45. 2006
    ..Outbreaks are well known, and all age groups are susceptible. An outbreak in an army training unit afforded an opportunity to identify possible risk factors for morbidity...
  18. pmc Centrifugation of human lung epithelial carcinoma a549 cells up-regulates interleukin-1beta gene expression
    Jun Yang
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:1142-3. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Pediatric encephalitis: what is the role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae?
    Laura J Christie
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Pediatrics 120:305-13. 2007
    ..Evidence for recent or acute M. pneumoniae infection has been demonstrated in limited studies of both pediatric and adult patients with encephalitis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cytokines in Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections
    Jun Yang
    Department of Pathology and Pathophysiology, and Proteomics Research Center, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310031, China
    Cytokine Growth Factor Rev 15:157-68. 2004
    ..In this review, we survey the induction of cytokines by M. pneumoniae in different model systems, and we discuss the possible role of induced cytokines in M. pneumoniae pathogenesis...