Affiliation: Food and Drug Administration
- 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))...
- 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...
- Genetic and phylogenetic evidence for misidentification of Vibrio species within the Harveyi cladeM Hoffmann
US Food and Drug Administration, Paint Branch Parkway, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740, USA
Lett Appl Microbiol 54:160-5. 2012..This report describes the use of a six-gene multi-locus sequence analysis (MLSA) to correctly identify Vibrio strains of the Harveyi clade...
- PCR-based method for targeting 16S-23S rRNA intergenic spacer regions among Vibrio speciesMaria Hoffmann
Division of Microbiology, Office of Regulatory Science Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD 20740, USA
BMC Microbiol 10:90. 2010..Consequently, it is of paramount importance to have a method which is able to reliably and efficiently differentiate the numerous Vibrio species...
- Population dynamics of Vibrio spp. associated with marine sponge microcosmsMaria Hoffmann
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD 20740, USA
ISME J 4:1608-12. 2010..Collectively, these findings earmark this still relatively unknown environment as a bastion of taxonomic and phylogenetic variability for the genus and probably other bacterial taxa...