S A Williams

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Affiliation: Smith College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The filarial genome project: analysis of the nuclear, mitochondrial and endosymbiont genomes of Brugia malayi
    S A Williams
    Filarial Genome Project Resource Center, Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Int J Parasitol 30:411-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Deep within the filarial genome: progress of the filarial genome project
    S A Williams
    Department of Biological Sciences, Clark Science Center, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Parasitol Today 15:219-24. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Development and standardization of a rapid, PCR-based method for the detection of Wuchereria bancrofti in mosquitoes, for xenomonitoring the human prevalence of bancroftian filariasis
    S A Williams
    Clark Science Center, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:S41-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of a quantitative, competitive polymerase chain reaction--enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of Wuchereria bancrofti DNA
    P Fischer
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Parasitol Res 85:176-83. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint A rapid DNA assay for the species-specific detection and quantification of Brugia in blood samples
    C B Poole
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 40:129-36. 1990
  6. ncbi request reprint Detection of the filarial parasite Mansonella streptocerca in skin biopsies by a nested polymerase chain reaction-based assay
    P Fischer
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 58:816-20. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Species-specific oligonucleotide probes for the identification of human filarial parasites
    S A Williams
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01060
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 28:163-9. 1988
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of dengue in Trinidad using rapid test kits: a cord blood survey
    C A Campbell
    Department of Biology, Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA
    Acta Trop 101:153-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantification of PCR amplification products of Brugia HhaI repeat DNA using a semiautomated Q-PCR system
    U R Rao
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
    Mol Cell Probes 16:13-23. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Xenomonitoring of Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes as a guide for detecting the presence or absence of lymphatic filariasis: a preliminary protocol for mosquito sampling
    D D Chadee
    Insect Vector Control Division, 3 Queen Street, St Joseph, Trinidad
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:S47-53. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint The filarial genome project: analysis of the nuclear, mitochondrial and endosymbiont genomes of Brugia malayi
    S A Williams
    Filarial Genome Project Resource Center, Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Int J Parasitol 30:411-9. 2000
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  2. ncbi request reprint Deep within the filarial genome: progress of the filarial genome project
    S A Williams
    Department of Biological Sciences, Clark Science Center, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Parasitol Today 15:219-24. 1999
    ..In this article, the principal investigators in the laboratories behind the project describe the background to the project, the data now emerging and goals for the future. Open access to filarial genome data is emphasized...
  3. ncbi request reprint Development and standardization of a rapid, PCR-based method for the detection of Wuchereria bancrofti in mosquitoes, for xenomonitoring the human prevalence of bancroftian filariasis
    S A Williams
    Clark Science Center, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:S41-6. 2002
    ..Two of the four methods stood out as clearly the best and these will be now optimised and evaluated in two further rounds of testing...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of a quantitative, competitive polymerase chain reaction--enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of Wuchereria bancrofti DNA
    P Fischer
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Parasitol Res 85:176-83. 1999
    ..However, we present data indicating that the W. bancrofti QC-PCR-ELISA is a powerful new tool for evaluation of parasitic loads for community-based diagnosis of bancroftian filariasis...
  5. ncbi request reprint A rapid DNA assay for the species-specific detection and quantification of Brugia in blood samples
    C B Poole
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 40:129-36. 1990
    ..The assay was evaluated in a mock field study using Brugia malayi-infected jirds and was found to be an efficient and accurate method for quantifying microfilariae in blood samples...
  6. ncbi request reprint Detection of the filarial parasite Mansonella streptocerca in skin biopsies by a nested polymerase chain reaction-based assay
    P Fischer
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 58:816-20. 1998
    ..Control skin samples from patients infected with O. volvulus were all negative in the nested PCR assay. This assay improves the diagnosis of M. streptocerca and will facilitate further epidemiologic studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Species-specific oligonucleotide probes for the identification of human filarial parasites
    S A Williams
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01060
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 28:163-9. 1988
    ..The B. pahangi probe has similar specificity and sensitivity for B. pahangi DNA. A rapid lysis procedure allows the probes to detect 1-2 third stage larvae of either B. malayi or B. pahangi in a filter hybridization assay...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of dengue in Trinidad using rapid test kits: a cord blood survey
    C A Campbell
    Department of Biology, Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA
    Acta Trop 101:153-8. 2007
    ..The high seroprevalence rates observed in Trinidad are discussed to stimulate more research to explain this phenomenon and to prevent the Southeast Asian scenario from developing in the Americas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantification of PCR amplification products of Brugia HhaI repeat DNA using a semiautomated Q-PCR system
    U R Rao
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
    Mol Cell Probes 16:13-23. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Xenomonitoring of Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes as a guide for detecting the presence or absence of lymphatic filariasis: a preliminary protocol for mosquito sampling
    D D Chadee
    Insect Vector Control Division, 3 Queen Street, St Joseph, Trinidad
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:S47-53. 2002
    ..Data from the pilot study indicate that this xenomonitoring protocol may be applicable worldwide, albeit with modifications to take account of variations in the vector species involved and their ecology and resting behaviour...