Marc W Allard
Affiliation: Food and Drug Administration
- Using metagenomic analyses to estimate the consequences of enrichment bias for pathogen detectionJames B Pettengill
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Division of Microbiology, Molecular Methods and Subtyping, College Park, MD 20740, USA
BMC Res Notes 5:378. 2012..With the advent of next-generation sequencing and metagenomic approaches, the possibility now exists to quantify enrichment bias at an unprecedented taxonomic breadth...
- Baseline survey of the anatomical microbial ecology of an important food plant: Solanum lycopersicum (tomato)Andrea R Ottesen
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Division of Microbiology, Molecular Methods and Subtyping, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740, USA
BMC Microbiol 13:114. 2013....
- Characterization of microflora in Latin-style cheeses by next-generation sequencing technologyTina S Lusk
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, TN 38730, USA
BMC Microbiol 12:254. 2012..We used 16S rRNA gene sequencing to provide a preliminary survey of bacterial species associated with three brands of Latin-style cheeses after 24-hour broth enrichment...
- On the evolutionary history, population genetics and diversity among isolates of Salmonella Enteritidis PFGE pattern JEGX01.0004Marc W Allard
Office of Regulatory Science, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e55254. 2013..Enteritidis PFGE pattern JEGX01.0004...
- High resolution clustering of Salmonella enterica serovar Montevideo strains using a next-generation sequencing approachMarc W Allard
Office of Regulatory Science, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U, S, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740, USA
BMC Genomics 13:32. 2012..All new draft genomes were compared to 34 S. Montevideo isolates previously published during an NGS-based molecular epidemiological case study...
- Identification of a salmonellosis outbreak by means of molecular sequencingE Kurt Lienau
Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD
N Engl J Med 364:981-2. 2011..The complexity of the modern food supply makes identifying foodborne outbreaks difficult. In this report, FDA investigators identify a 44-state outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Montevideo, using molecular sequencing...
- Draft genome sequences of 21 Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis strainsRuth E Timme
Communications, and Emergency Response, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland, USA
J Bacteriol 194:5994-5. 2012..The whole-genome sequence data for these 21 human pathogen strains are being released in conjunction with the newly formed 100K Genome Project...
- Fully Assembled Genome Sequence for Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serovar Javiana CFSAN001992Marc W Allard
Office of Regulatory Science, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland, USA
Genome Announc 1:e0008113. 2013..Complete (finished) genome assemblies will support pilot studies testing the utility of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies in public health laboratories...
- Genome sequences of five Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg isolates associated with a 2011 multistate outbreak in the United StatesMaria Hoffmann
Division of Animal and Food Microbiology, Office of Research, Center for Veterinary Medicine, U S Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, Maryland, USA
J Bacteriol 194:3274-5. 2012..Whole-genome sequence analysis of these isolates provides a tool for studying the short-term evolution of these epidemic clones...
- Vibrio caribbeanicus sp. nov., isolated from the marine sponge Scleritoderma cyaneaMaria Hoffmann
US Food and Drug Administration, Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740, USA
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:1736-43. 2012..Collectively, these findings confirm that strain N384(T) represents a novel Vibrio species, for which the name Vibrio caribbeanicus sp. nov. is proposed, with the type strain N384(T) ( = ATCC BAA-2122(T) = DSM 23640(T))...
- Confirming the phylogeny of mammals by use of large comparative sequence data setsArjun B Prasad
Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Mol Biol Evol 25:1795-808. 2008..g., in the case of Laurasiatheria), and demonstrate the valuable role that very large comparative sequence data sets can play in refining our understanding of the evolutionary relationships of vertebrates...