Anne M Whitney

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genotypic comparison of invasive Neisseria meningitidis serogroup Y isolates from the United States, South Africa, and Israel, isolated from 1999 through 2002
    Anne M Whitney
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2787-93. 2009
  2. pmc Sequence diversity of Neisseria meningitidis 16S rRNA genes and use of 16S rRNA gene sequencing as a molecular subtyping tool
    Claudio T Sacchi
    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 40:4520-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W-135 carriage among US travelers to the 2001 Hajj
    Peter M Dull
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:33-9. 2005
  4. pmc Evaluation of methods for identification and determination of the taxonomic status of strains belonging to the Streptococcus porcinus-Streptococcus pseudoporcinus complex isolated from animal, human, and dairy sources
    Patricia Lynn Shewmaker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3591-7. 2012
  5. pmc Preliminary laboratory report of fungal infections associated with contaminated methylprednisolone injections
    Shawn R Lockhart
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2654-61. 2013
  6. pmc High level of sequence diversity in the 16S rRNA genes of Haemophilus influenzae isolates is useful for molecular subtyping
    Claudio T Sacchi
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, MS D 11, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3734-42. 2005
  7. pmc Identification of some charcoal-black-pigmented CDC fermentative coryneform group 4 isolates as Rothia dentocariosa and some as Corynebacterium aurimucosum: proposal of Rothia dentocariosa emend. Georg and Brown 1967, Corynebacterium aurimucosum emend. Ya
    Maryam I Daneshvar
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mailstop D11, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4189-98. 2004
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. pmc Use of real-time PCR to resolve slide agglutination discrepancies in serogroup identification of Neisseria meningitidis
    Elizabeth A Mothershed
    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 42:320-8. 2004

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Publications18

  1. pmc Genotypic comparison of invasive Neisseria meningitidis serogroup Y isolates from the United States, South Africa, and Israel, isolated from 1999 through 2002
    Anne M Whitney
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2787-93. 2009
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  2. pmc Sequence diversity of Neisseria meningitidis 16S rRNA genes and use of 16S rRNA gene sequencing as a molecular subtyping tool
    Claudio T Sacchi
    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 40:4520-7. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W-135 carriage among US travelers to the 2001 Hajj
    Peter M Dull
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:33-9. 2005
    ..meningitidis serogroup W-135 increased significantly in pilgrims returning from the Hajj. Although the risk of disease to pilgrims appears to be low, the risk of spread to others of this pathogenic strain remains a concern...
  4. pmc Evaluation of methods for identification and determination of the taxonomic status of strains belonging to the Streptococcus porcinus-Streptococcus pseudoporcinus complex isolated from animal, human, and dairy sources
    Patricia Lynn Shewmaker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3591-7. 2012
    ..Isolates reacting with group B antiserum and demonstrating wide beta-hemolysis should be suspected of being S. pseudoporcinus and not S. agalactiae...
  5. pmc Preliminary laboratory report of fungal infections associated with contaminated methylprednisolone injections
    Shawn R Lockhart
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2654-61. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc High level of sequence diversity in the 16S rRNA genes of Haemophilus influenzae isolates is useful for molecular subtyping
    Claudio T Sacchi
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, MS D 11, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3734-42. 2005
    ..We demonstrated that 16S typing is an additional and complementary approach to MLST, particularly for NT H. influenzae isolates, and is potentially useful for outbreak investigation...
  7. pmc Identification of some charcoal-black-pigmented CDC fermentative coryneform group 4 isolates as Rothia dentocariosa and some as Corynebacterium aurimucosum: proposal of Rothia dentocariosa emend. Georg and Brown 1967, Corynebacterium aurimucosum emend. Ya
    Maryam I Daneshvar
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mailstop D11, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4189-98. 2004
    ..dentocariosa and C. aurimucosum; hence, the descriptions of both R. dentocariosa and C. aurimucosum have been amended to include charcoal-black-pigmented variants, and C. nigricans is a pro synonym of C. aurimucosum...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Use of real-time PCR to resolve slide agglutination discrepancies in serogroup identification of Neisseria meningitidis
    Elizabeth A Mothershed
    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 42:320-8. 2004
    ..It also reemphasized the importance of adherence to quality assurance procedures when performing SASG and prompted prospective monitoring for SASG discrepancies involving isolates collected through ABCs in the United States...
  11. 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
    ....
  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. pmc Reevaluation of the taxonomic status of recently described species of Enterococcus: evidence that E. thailandicus is a senior subjective synonym of "E. sanguinicola" and confirmation of E. caccae as a species distinct from E. silesiacus
    Patricia Lynn Shewmaker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2676-9. 2011
    ..In contrast, Enterococcus caccae and Enterococcus silesiacus, two other species with nearly identical 16S rRNA gene sequences, were confirmed to be separate species...
  14. pmc Paracoccus yeeii sp. nov. (formerly CDC group EO-2), a novel bacterial species associated with human infection
    Maryam I Daneshvar
    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 41:1289-94. 2003
    ..A new species, Paracoccus yeeii, is proposed for the EO-2 strains. The type strain of P. yeeii is CDCG1212 (ATCC BAA-599 and CCUG 46822), isolated in Pennsylvania from dialysate of a 77-year-old male with peritonitis...
  15. pmc Sequencing of 16S rRNA gene: a rapid tool for identification of Bacillus anthracis
    Claudio T Sacchi
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1117-23. 2002
    ..anthracis. Consequently, we were able to rapidly identify suspected isolates and to detect the B. anthracis 16S rRNA gene directly from culture-negative clinical specimens from seven patients with laboratory-confirmed anthrax...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nucleic acid-based methods for the detection of bacterial pathogens: present and future considerations for the clinical laboratory
    Elizabeth A Mothershed
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 363:206-20. 2006
    ..The potential benefit of nucleic acid-based testing to the clinical laboratory is reduced time to diagnosis, high throughput, and accurate and reliable results...
  17. pmc Detection of fungal DNA in human body fluids and tissues during a multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections
    Lalitha Gade
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 12:677-83. 2013
    ..The ability to rapidly confirm the etiologic role of E. rostratum in these infections provided an important contribution in the public health response to this outbreak...
  18. pmc Novel Corynebacterium diphtheriae in domestic cats
    Aron J Hall
    Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop A47, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:688-91. 2010
    ..Molecular methods distinguished the feline isolates from known C. diphtheriae...