M L Tondella

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of W135 meningococcal disease in 2000: not emergence of a new W135 strain but clonal expansion within the electophoretic type-37 complex
    Leonard W Mayer
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1596-605. 2002
  3. pmc Is Chlamydia pneumoniae present in cerebrospinal fluid of multiple sclerosis patients?
    Maria Lucia C Tondella
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:977-8; author reply 978. 2003
  4. doi request reprint International Bordetella pertussis assay standardization and harmonization meeting report. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 19-20 July 2007
    M L Tondella
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 27:803-14. 2009
  5. 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
  6. pmc Cleavase fragment length polymorphism analysis of Neisseria meningitidis basic metabolic genes
    M L Tondella
    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 37:2402-7. 1999
  7. pmc Distribution of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B serosubtypes and serotypes circulating in the United States. The Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Team
    M L Tondella
    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 38:3323-8. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Diversity and prevalence of PorA types in Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in the United States, 1992-1998
    C T Sacchi
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Mail Stop D 11, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:1169-76. 2000
  9. pmc Evaluation of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in epidemiological investigations of meningococcal disease outbreaks caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C
    T Popovic
    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 39:75-85. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Incidence of respiratory pathogens in persons hospitalized with pneumonia in two provinces in Thailand
    S J Olsen
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1811-22. 2010

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Publications15

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of W135 meningococcal disease in 2000: not emergence of a new W135 strain but clonal expansion within the electophoretic type-37 complex
    Leonard W Mayer
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1596-605. 2002
    ....
  3. pmc Is Chlamydia pneumoniae present in cerebrospinal fluid of multiple sclerosis patients?
    Maria Lucia C Tondella
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:977-8; author reply 978. 2003
  4. doi request reprint International Bordetella pertussis assay standardization and harmonization meeting report. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 19-20 July 2007
    M L Tondella
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 27:803-14. 2009
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Cleavase fragment length polymorphism analysis of Neisseria meningitidis basic metabolic genes
    M L Tondella
    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 37:2402-7. 1999
    ..Additionally, CFLP can be used as an initial screening tool to survey the amount of diversity in genes that might be used to develop a DNA sequence-based subtyping system...
  7. pmc Distribution of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B serosubtypes and serotypes circulating in the United States. The Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Team
    M L Tondella
    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 38:3323-8. 2000
    ..The high degree of variability observed in the PorA and PorB proteins of NMSB in the United States suggests that vaccine strategies not based on OMPs should be further investigated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diversity and prevalence of PorA types in Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in the United States, 1992-1998
    C T Sacchi
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Mail Stop D 11, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:1169-76. 2000
    ..Studies are needed to fully evaluate the extent of cross-protection in humans among the variants and prototypes in each PorA VR family...
  9. pmc Evaluation of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in epidemiological investigations of meningococcal disease outbreaks caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C
    T Popovic
    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 39:75-85. 2001
    ..5 or 1.0% tolerance. For all four analyzed outbreaks, PFGE would have given public health officials additional support in declaring an outbreak and making appropriate public health decisions...
  10. doi request reprint Incidence of respiratory pathogens in persons hospitalized with pneumonia in two provinces in Thailand
    S J Olsen
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1811-22. 2010
    ..These data can help guide health policy towards effective prevention strategies...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Circulating Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA and advanced coronary artery disease
    Shaoshan S Wang
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Cardiol 118:215-9. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of circulating C. pneumoniae DNA and its relationship with severity and extent of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count is associated with reduced endothelial reactivity
    Mitchell S V Elkind
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the Columbia University Medical Center of New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Atherosclerosis 181:329-38. 2005
    ..Leukocyte count has been associated with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in several studies. We hypothesized that white blood cell count is associated with endothelial reactivity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Seropositivity to Chlamydia pneumoniae is associated with risk of first ischemic stroke
    Mitchell S V Elkind
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 37:790-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to determine whether serological evidence of C pneumoniae infection is associated with risk of ischemic stroke...
  15. pmc Identification of Haemophilus influenzae serotypes by standard slide agglutination serotyping and PCR-based capsule typing
    Leslye L LaClaire
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Disease, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:393-6. 2003
    ..influenzae surveillance isolates associated with invasive disease in children less than 5 years old will provide more accurate national figures for the burden of invasive disease caused by Hib and other H. influenzae serotypes...