Patricia P Wilkins

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The current status of laboratory diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis infections in humans using serologic and molecular methods
    Patricia P Wilkins
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 72:55-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Immunodiagnosis of CNS parasitic infections
    Patricia P Wilkins
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 114:23-36. 2013
  3. 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
  4. pmc Recovery of a Burkholderia thailandensis-like isolate from an Australian water source
    Jay E Gee
    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, Georgia 30333, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:54. 2008
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of dual-target real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to detect Bordetella spp
    Kathleen M Tatti
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:264-72. 2008
  7. pmc Novel Brucella strain (BO1) associated with a prosthetic breast implant infection
    Barun K De
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G34, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:43-9. 2008
  8. pmc Comparison of two multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis methods for molecular strain typing of human Brucella melitensis isolates from the Middle East
    Rebekah V Tiller
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2226-31. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Outbreak of leptospirosis among Adventure Race participants in Florida, 2005
    Eric J Stern
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:843-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Detection of pathogenic Leptospira spp. through TaqMan polymerase chain reaction targeting the LipL32 gene
    Robyn A Stoddard
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 64:247-55. 2009

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  1. pmc The current status of laboratory diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis infections in humans using serologic and molecular methods
    Patricia P Wilkins
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 72:55-7. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Immunodiagnosis of CNS parasitic infections
    Patricia P Wilkins
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 114:23-36. 2013
    ..In some instances potential new antigens or methods are presented, particularly if adoption of these methods is expected in the near future. ..
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Recovery of a Burkholderia thailandensis-like isolate from an Australian water source
    Jay E Gee
    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, Georgia 30333, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:54. 2008
    ..pseudomallei by the ability to utilize arabinose. During the course of environmental sampling for B. pseudomallei in the Northern Territory of Australia, an isolate, MSMB 43, was recovered that is arabinose positive...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of dual-target real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to detect Bordetella spp
    Kathleen M Tatti
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:264-72. 2008
    ..Guidelines for use of PCR testing and interpretation of results during cough-illness outbreaks are discussed...
  7. pmc Novel Brucella strain (BO1) associated with a prosthetic breast implant infection
    Barun K De
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G34, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:43-9. 2008
    ..confirms that the isolate is much more closely related to Brucella than to Ochrobactrum spp., and thus the isolate likely represents an atypical and novel strain within the genus Brucella...
  8. pmc Comparison of two multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis methods for molecular strain typing of human Brucella melitensis isolates from the Middle East
    Rebekah V Tiller
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2226-31. 2009
    ..melitensis strains...
  9. doi request reprint Outbreak of leptospirosis among Adventure Race participants in Florida, 2005
    Eric J Stern
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:843-9. 2010
    ..On 21 November 2005, a 32-year-old male resident of New York was hospitalized with suspected leptospirosis. He had participated in an endurance-length swamp race on 4-5 November 2005 outside of Tampa, Florida...
  10. doi request reprint Detection of pathogenic Leptospira spp. through TaqMan polymerase chain reaction targeting the LipL32 gene
    Robyn A Stoddard
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 64:247-55. 2009
    ..Leptospira spiked at the same concentration was better detected in centrifuged urine. This real-time PCR assay with high specificity and sensitivity may prove to be a rapid method for diagnosing acute leptospirosis...
  11. doi request reprint Standardized, mathematical model-based and validated in vitro analysis of anthrax lethal toxin neutralization
    Han Li
    Microbial Pathogenesis and Immune Response Laboratory, Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    J Immunol Methods 333:89-106. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four selective media for the isolation of Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei
    Mindy B Glass
    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, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:1023-8. 2009
    ..mallei. Pseudomonas cepacia agar was highly sensitive and selective for both organisms. In non-endemic areas, we suggest the use of the commercially available PC agar for the isolation of B. mallei and B. pseudomallei...
  13. pmc Analysis of toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans strains revealing potential for false-negative real-time PCR results
    Pamela K Cassiday
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop D 11, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:331-3. 2008
    ..Real-time PCR is a rapid tool to confirm the presence of the diphtheria toxin gene (tox) in an isolate or specimen. We report that some toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans strains show atypical results in a real-time PCR for tox...
  14. pmc Interlaboratory optimization and evaluation of a serological assay for diagnosis of human baylisascariasis
    Lisa N Rascoe
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 20:1758-63. 2013
    ..Eighteen were positive, with the assay correctly identifying 14 of 16 patients. The rBpRAG1 Western blot assay showed no cross-reactivity with Toxocara-positive serum and had an overall sensitivity of 88% and a specificity of 98%. ..
  15. pmc Recombinant protein- and synthetic peptide-based immunoblot test for diagnosis of neurocysticercosis
    John Noh
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:1429-34. 2014
    ..This new recombinant- and synthetic antigen-based assay is sustainable and can be easily transferred to other laboratories in the United States and throughout the world. ..
  16. pmc Identification of antigenic targets for immunodetection of Balamuthia mandrillaris infection
    Zuzana Kucerova
    Foodborne Disease Prevention Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1297-301. 2011
    ..mandrillaris isolates, although major proteins of approximately 25, 50, and 75 kDa were present in all extracts...
  17. pmc PCR as a confirmatory technique for laboratory diagnosis of malaria
    Stephanie P Johnston
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, M S F 36, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1087-9. 2006
    ..in blood specimens. PCR was more sensitive than microscopy and capable of identifying malaria parasites at the species level when microscopy was equivocal...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fatal pneumonia among metalworkers due to inhalation exposure to Bacillus cereus Containing Bacillus anthracis toxin genes
    Swati B Avashia
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:414-6. 2007
    ..Anthrax toxin genes were identified in B. cereus isolates from both patients using polymerase chain reaction. Finding anthrax toxin genes in non-Bacillus anthracis isolates has, to our knowledge, only been reported once previously...
  19. pmc Pneumonia and septicemia caused by Burkholderia thailandensis in the United States
    Mindy B Glass
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, MS G34, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4601-4. 2006
    ..It is generally considered avirulent and previously has been reported to occur only in Southeast Asia. We report the first case of pneumonia and septicemia caused by B. thailandensis in the United States...
  20. pmc Capsule production in Bacillus cereus strains associated with severe pneumonia
    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, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3426-8. 2006
    ..cereus isolates associated with human illness. We found that the extent of capsule expression was influenced by culturing conditions. Our findings highlight consequent clinical and laboratory diagnostic challenges posed by such isolates...
  21. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from an outbreak of meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men, Chicago, Illinois, 2003
    Susanna Schmink
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, DBD, NCIRD, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3768-70. 2007
    ..Isolates from this outbreak were identical to each other but distinct from the clone that caused a similar outbreak in Canada in 2001...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the impact of overseas pre-departure treatment for infection with intestinal parasites among Montagnard refugees migrating from Cambodia to North Carolina
    J Jina Shah
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4018, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:754-9. 2008
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