Mary Catherine McEllistrem

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Novel pneumococcal serotypes 6C and 6D: anomaly or harbinger
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1379-86. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Marked increase in biofilm-derived rough pneumococcal variants and rifampin-resistant strains not due to hex gene mutations
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 15:85-90. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of the pneumococcal capsule: implications for molecular-based serotyping
    Mary Catherine McEllistrem
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Future Microbiol 4:857-65. 2009

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Novel pneumococcal serotypes 6C and 6D: anomaly or harbinger
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1379-86. 2012
    ..Regardless, this narrative illustrates the potential impact of unrecognized serotypes on the efficacy of a serotype-specific vaccine...
  2. doi request reprint Marked increase in biofilm-derived rough pneumococcal variants and rifampin-resistant strains not due to hex gene mutations
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 15:85-90. 2009
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that mutations in the hex genes and modulation of hexA activity are unlikely to account for the generation of biofilm-derived rough variants...
  3. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of the pneumococcal capsule: implications for molecular-based serotyping
    Mary Catherine McEllistrem
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Future Microbiol 4:857-65. 2009
    ..In the future, assays that utilize high-throughput sequencing technology and/or matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) could lead to a novel pneumococcal serotyping method...