Jane W Marsh

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antigenic shift and increased incidence of meningococcal disease
    Lee H Harrison
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:1266-74. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Counterpoint: Is Clostridium difficile a food-borne disease?
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Anaerobe 21:62-3. 2013
  3. pmc Association of relapse of Clostridium difficile disease with BI/NAP1/027
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:4078-82. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Diversity of factor H-binding protein in Neisseria meningitidis carriage isolates
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Vaccine 29:6049-58. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Multi-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis for investigation of the genetic association of Clostridium difficile isolates from food, food animals and humans
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, PA, USA
    Anaerobe 17:156-60. 2011
  6. pmc Multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis and multilocus sequence typing reveal genetic relationships among Clostridium difficile isolates genotyped by restriction endonuclease analysis
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:412-8. 2010
  7. pmc High frequency of rifampin resistance identified in an epidemic Clostridium difficile clone from a large teaching hospital
    Scott R Curry
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:425-9. 2009
  8. pmc tcdC genotypes associated with severe TcdC truncation in an epidemic clone and other strains of Clostridium difficile
    Scott R Curry
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:215-21. 2007
  9. pmc Multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis for investigation of Clostridium difficile transmission in Hospitals
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Division of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, 865 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2558-66. 2006
  10. pmc Perirectal swab surveillance for Clostridium difficile by use of selective broth preamplification and real-time PCR detection of tcdB
    Scott R Curry
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3788-93. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Antigenic shift and increased incidence of meningococcal disease
    Lee H Harrison
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:1266-74. 2006
    ..The cyclical nature of endemic meningococcal disease remains unexplained. The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanisms associated with the increase in the incidence of meningococcal disease...
  2. doi request reprint Counterpoint: Is Clostridium difficile a food-borne disease?
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Anaerobe 21:62-3. 2013
    ..The conclusions are that prevalence of C. difficile in retail foods is relatively low and further investigations are required to determine if C. difficile is food-borne...
  3. pmc Association of relapse of Clostridium difficile disease with BI/NAP1/027
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:4078-82. 2012
    ..Classification of recurrent CDI episodes by MLVA can be utilized to make informed patient care decisions and to accurately define new CDI cases for infection control and reimbursement purposes...
  4. doi request reprint Diversity of factor H-binding protein in Neisseria meningitidis carriage isolates
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Vaccine 29:6049-58. 2011
    ..The FHbp genetic repertoire observed in carriage isolate populations will be useful in understanding the potential impact of FHbp-containing vaccines on meningococcal carriage...
  5. doi request reprint Multi-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis for investigation of the genetic association of Clostridium difficile isolates from food, food animals and humans
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, PA, USA
    Anaerobe 17:156-60. 2011
    ..Rigorous epidemiologic and laboratory investigations that employ highly discriminatory genotyping methods are necessary to compare C. difficile isolates from food and food animals to those from humans...
  6. pmc Multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis and multilocus sequence typing reveal genetic relationships among Clostridium difficile isolates genotyped by restriction endonuclease analysis
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:412-8. 2010
    ..difficile disease pathogenesis. This study demonstrates that a combination of MLST and MLVA may prove useful for the investigation and surveillance of emergent C. difficile clones of global public health concern...
  7. pmc High frequency of rifampin resistance identified in an epidemic Clostridium difficile clone from a large teaching hospital
    Scott R Curry
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:425-9. 2009
    ..difficile-associated disease. Rifampin resistance in C. difficile strains has been reported to be uncommon...
  8. pmc tcdC genotypes associated with severe TcdC truncation in an epidemic clone and other strains of Clostridium difficile
    Scott R Curry
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:215-21. 2007
    ..Further investigations are required to determine the effect of this and other tcdC genotypes on toxin production and clinical disease...
  9. pmc Multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis for investigation of Clostridium difficile transmission in Hospitals
    Jane W Marsh
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Division of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, 865 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2558-66. 2006
    ..Thus, MLVA is an objective, portable genotyping method that permits reliable detection of C. difficile outbreaks and can aid epidemiologic investigations of nosocomial transmission...
  10. pmc Perirectal swab surveillance for Clostridium difficile by use of selective broth preamplification and real-time PCR detection of tcdB
    Scott R Curry
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3788-93. 2011
    ..6%), and 422/422 (100.0%), respectively. These data demonstrate that selective broth preamplification and real-time PCR of perirectal swab specimens constitute a practical approach to the detection of asymptomatic C. difficile carriage...
  11. ncbi request reprint Control of an outbreak of infection with the hypervirulent Clostridium difficile BI strain in a university hospital using a comprehensive "bundle" approach
    Carlene A Muto
    Division of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1266-73. 2007
    ..Forty-seven (51%) of 92 HA CD isolates in 2001 were identified as the "epidemic BI strain." A comprehensive CD infection control "bundle" was implemented to control the outbreak of CD infection...
  12. pmc Whole genome sequencing to investigate the emergence of clonal complex 23 Neisseria meningitidis serogroup Y disease in the United States
    Mary G Krauland
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanian, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35699. 2012
    ..These findings may predict which antigenic factors are important in the cyclic epidemiology of meningococcal disease...
  13. pmc Use of multilocus variable number of tandem repeats analysis genotyping to determine the role of asymptomatic carriers in Clostridium difficile transmission
    Scott R Curry
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Clin Infect Dis 57:1094-102. 2013
    ..Multilocus variable number of tandem repeats analysis (MLVA) is a highly discriminatory molecular subtyping tool that helps to determine possible transmission sources...
  14. pmc Deletion of fetA gene sequences in serogroup B and C Neisseria meningitidis isolates
    Jane W Marsh
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 865 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1333-5. 2007
    ..In this report, we describe the characterization of three meningococcal isolates that have deleted fetA sequences through genetic recombination at repetitive elements...
  15. pmc Integron-mediated multidrug resistance in a global collection of nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica isolates
    Mary G Krauland
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:388-96. 2009
    ..This study demonstrates that clonal expansion and horizontal gene transfer contribute to the global dissemination of antimicrobial drug resistance in S. enterica...
  16. pmc Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in uncooked ground meat products from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Scott R Curry
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4183-6. 2012
    ..The prevalence of C. difficile in retail meat may not be as high as previously reported in North America. When contamination occurs, it may be related to events at processing facilities...
  17. pmc Infections with nontyphoidal Salmonella species producing TEM-63 or a novel TEM enzyme, TEM-131, in South Africa
    Tersia Kruger
    UPMC Division of Infectious Diseases, Suite 3A Falk Medical Building, 3601 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4263-70. 2004
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  18. pmc Population structure and capsular switching of invasive Neisseria meningitidis isolates in the pre-meningococcal conjugate vaccine era--United States, 2000-2005
    Lee H Harrison
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1208-24. 2010
    ..Neisseria meningitidis changes its capsular phenotype through capsular switching, which has implications for vaccines that do not protect against all serogroups...
  19. pmc Geotemporal Analysis ofNeisseria meningitidis Clones in the United States: 2000-2005
    Ann E Wiringa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82048. 2013
    ..Around 98% of meningococcal cases in the United States are believed to be sporadic...