Margaret M Williams

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Structural analysis of biofilm formation by rapidly and slowly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Margaret M Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:2091-8. 2009
  2. ncbi Harmonization of Bordetella pertussis Real-Time PCR Diagnostics in the United States in 2012
    Margaret M Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:118-23. 2015
  3. ncbi Plumbing of hospital premises is a reservoir for opportunistically pathogenic microorganisms: a review
    Margaret M Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Biofouling 29:147-62. 2013
  4. ncbi Point-of-use membrane filtration and hyperchlorination to prevent patient exposure to rapidly growing mycobacteria in the potable water supply of a skilled nursing facility
    Margaret M Williams
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:837-44. 2011
  5. ncbi Population diversity in model potable water biofilms receiving chlorine or chloramine residual
    Margaret M Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Biofouling 21:279-88. 2005

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Structural analysis of biofilm formation by rapidly and slowly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Margaret M Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:2091-8. 2009
    ..This indicates that M. avium is better adapted for growth in potable water systems than in laboratory incubation conditions and suggests some advantage that MAC has over RGM in low-nutrient environments...
  2. ncbi Harmonization of Bordetella pertussis Real-Time PCR Diagnostics in the United States in 2012
    Margaret M Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:118-23. 2015
    ..holmesii, sensitivity was 96% and specificity was 95% for the combined panels. The 2012 PE demonstrated increased harmonization of rt-PCR Bordetella diagnostic protocols in USPHLs compared to that of the previous survey. ..
  3. ncbi Plumbing of hospital premises is a reservoir for opportunistically pathogenic microorganisms: a review
    Margaret M Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Biofouling 29:147-62. 2013
    ..Some healthcare facilities have been successful in reducing infections by following current water safety guidelines. This review describes several infections, and remediation steps that have been implemented to reduce waterborne HAIs...
  4. ncbi Point-of-use membrane filtration and hyperchlorination to prevent patient exposure to rapidly growing mycobacteria in the potable water supply of a skilled nursing facility
    Margaret M Williams
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:837-44. 2011
    ..An investigation ruled out bronchoscopy procedures, specimen collection, and scope reprocessing at the hospitals as sources of transmission...
  5. ncbi Population diversity in model potable water biofilms receiving chlorine or chloramine residual
    Margaret M Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Biofouling 21:279-88. 2005
    ..These results also suggest that biofilm communities in distribution systems are capable of changing in response to disinfection practices...