Shannon A Ross

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Overview of the diagnosis of cytomegalovirus infection
    S A Ross
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 11:466-74. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: outcome and diagnosis
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:44-9. 2005
  3. pmc Cytomegalovirus reinfections in healthy seroimmune women
    Shannon A Ross
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:386-9. 2010
  4. pmc Cytomegalovirus blood viral load and hearing loss in young children with congenital infection
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:588-92. 2009
  5. pmc Mixed infection and strain diversity in congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:1003-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between genital tract cytomegalovirus infection and bacterial vaginosis
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1727-30. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint GJB2 and GJB6 mutations in children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Pediatr Res 61:687-91. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss in children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection born to mothers with preexisting immunity
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    J Pediatr 148:332-6. 2006
  9. pmc Saliva polymerase-chain-reaction assay for cytomegalovirus screening in newborns
    Suresh B Boppana
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:2111-8. 2011
  10. pmc Dried blood spot real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to screen newborns for congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Suresh B Boppana
    UAB Department of Pediatrics, CHB 114, 1600 Sixth Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 303:1375-82. 2010

Research Grants

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Publications14

  1. pmc Overview of the diagnosis of cytomegalovirus infection
    S A Ross
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 11:466-74. 2011
    ..However, lack of standardized real-time PCR protocols hinders the comparison of data from different centers and the development of uniform guidelines for the management of invasive CMV infections in immunocompromised individuals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: outcome and diagnosis
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:44-9. 2005
    ..However, more work must be done to standardize and validate these methods before they can be used routinely in establishing the diagnosis of congenital CMV infection...
  3. pmc Cytomegalovirus reinfections in healthy seroimmune women
    Shannon A Ross
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:386-9. 2010
    ..None of the exposure factors were associated with CMV reinfection. Women with antibodies against at least 1 of the 4 antigens at baseline had a 63% decreased risk of reinfection, suggesting a protective role for strain-specific immunity...
  4. pmc Cytomegalovirus blood viral load and hearing loss in young children with congenital infection
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:588-92. 2009
    ..This study was designed to determine whether elevated viral load in infants and young children is associated with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV)-related hearing loss...
  5. pmc Mixed infection and strain diversity in congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:1003-7. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether multiple CMV strains can be transmitted to the fetus and to describe the distribution of genotypes in the saliva, urine, and blood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between genital tract cytomegalovirus infection and bacterial vaginosis
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1727-30. 2005
    ..In addition, most of the women who were shedding CMV were infected with >1 virus strain. These results suggest that local CMV replication and infection with multiple CMV strains is facilitated by the presence of BV...
  7. ncbi request reprint GJB2 and GJB6 mutations in children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Pediatr Res 61:687-91. 2007
    ..Although GJB2 mutations were detected in children with and without CMV-related hearing loss, those with hearing loss had a higher frequency of GJB2 mutations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss in children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection born to mothers with preexisting immunity
    Shannon A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    J Pediatr 148:332-6. 2006
    ..To define hearing outcomes in children with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection born to mothers with non-primary CMV infection...
  9. pmc Saliva polymerase-chain-reaction assay for cytomegalovirus screening in newborns
    Suresh B Boppana
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:2111-8. 2011
    ..Two alternatives--real-time polymerase-chain-reaction (PCR)-based testing of a liquid-saliva or dried-saliva specimen obtained at birth--have been developed...
  10. pmc Dried blood spot real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to screen newborns for congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Suresh B Boppana
    UAB Department of Pediatrics, CHB 114, 1600 Sixth Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 303:1375-82. 2010
    ..Since dried blood spots (DBS) are routinely collected for metabolic screening from all newborns in the United States, there has been interest in using DBS polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based methods for newborn CMV screening...
  11. pmc Cytomegalovirus strain diversity in seropositive women
    Zdenek Novak
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:882-6. 2008
    ..The results also showed that the RFLP technique might not be sufficiently sensitive to detect all of the genomic variants present in a sample...
  12. pmc Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay method for detection of cytomegalovirus strain-specific antibody responses
    Zdenek Novak
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 16:288-90. 2009
    ..This assay is useful for the detection of serologic responses to CMV strains and the identification of CMV reinfections...
  13. pmc Cytomegalovirus viruria and DNAemia in healthy seropositive women
    Nitin Arora
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1800-3. 2010
    ..In young seropositive women, CMV DNAemia and viruria are common, which suggests that naturally acquired immunity to CMV does not alter shedding patterns...
  14. pmc Diagnostic consequences of cytomegalovirus glycoprotein B polymorphisms
    Zdenek Novak
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children s Hospital, CHB 150, 1600 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3033-5. 2011
    ..6% of CMV-infected newborns. Sequencing revealed 3 patterns of gB variations...

Research Grants2

  1. Viral determinants of Cytomegalovirus related hearing loss
    SHANNON ROSS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed research will provide further insight into this process and hopefully, identify markers for the development of SNHL. ..