Genomes and Genes
Monica K Borucki
Affiliation: Washington State University
- Listeria monocytogenes serotype identification by PCRMonica K Borucki
Animal Disease Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Pullman, Washington 99164 6630, USA
J Clin Microbiol 41:5537-40. 2003..Results of the PCR method agreed with those of the conventional slide agglutination method for 97, 100, 94, and 91% of strains belonging to serotypes 1/2a, 1/2b, 1/2c, and 4b, respectively...
- Genetic diversity of Listeria monocytogenes strains from a high-prevalence dairy farmMonica K Borucki
U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal Disease Research Unit, Pullman, WA 99164 6630, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5893-9. 2005....
- Suspension microarray with dendrimer signal amplification allows direct and high-throughput subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes from genomic DNAMonica K Borucki
USDA ARS, Animal Disease Research Unit, Pullman, WA 99164 6630, USA
J Clin Microbiol 43:3255-9. 2005..The ability to subtype genomic DNA without PCR amplification allows probes to be designed for many different regions within the bacterial genome and should allow high-resolution subtyping not possible with multiplex PCR...
- Dairy farm reservoir of Listeria monocytogenes sporadic and epidemic strainsMonica K Borucki
U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal Disease Research Unit, Pullman, Washington 99164 6630, USA
J Food Prot 67:2496-9. 2004..monocytogenes responsible for the 1985 California epidemic. These data indicate that this epidemic strain continues to cause sporadic human illness and has a potential dairy farm as a reservoir...
- Selective discrimination of Listeria monocytogenes epidemic strains by a mixed-genome DNA microarray compared to discrimination by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, ribotyping, and multilocus sequence typingMonica K Borucki
Animal Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Pullman, WA 99164 6630, USA
J Clin Microbiol 42:5270-6. 2004..Many of the subtype-specific genes encode proteins that likely confer survival advantages in the environment and/or host...
- Variation in biofilm formation among strains of Listeria monocytogenesMonica K Borucki
Animal Disease Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164
Appl Environ Microbiol 69:7336-42. 2003..These data are consistent with data on persistent strains forming biofilms but do not support a consistent relationship between enhanced biofilm formation and disease incidence...
- Discrimination among Listeria monocytogenes isolates using a mixed genome DNA microarrayMonica K Borucki
Animal Disease Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Pullman, WA 99164 6630, USA
Vet Microbiol 92:351-62. 2003..These results demonstrate that mixed genomic microarrays are useful for differentiating among closely related L. monocytogenes isolates and identifying genetic markers that can be used in epidemiologic and possibly pathogenesis studies...
- A single-nucleotide-polymorphism-based multilocus genotyping assay for subtyping lineage I isolates of Listeria monocytogenesThomas F Ducey
Microbial Genomics and Bioprocessing Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:133-47. 2007..DNA sequences were deposited in the GenBank database under accession numbers DQ 812146 to DQ 812517, DQ 843664 to DQ 844598, and AY 512391 to AY 512502...
- Intraspecific phylogeny and lineage group identification based on the prfA virulence gene cluster of Listeria monocytogenesTodd J Ward
Microbial Genomics and Bioprocessing Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1815 North University St, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
J Bacteriol 186:4994-5002. 2004..monocytogenes lineages may represent distinct species within the framework of the cohesion species concept...
- Mixed-genome microarrays reveal multiple serotype and lineage-specific differences among strains of Listeria monocytogenesDouglas R Call
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 7040, USA
J Clin Microbiol 41:632-9. 2003..monocytogenes. Furthermore, these results demonstrate the value of mixed-genome microarrays as a tool for deriving biologically useful information and for identifying and screening genetic markers for clinically important microbes...
- Detection of bacterial pathogens in environmental samples using DNA microarraysDouglas R Call
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
J Microbiol Methods 53:235-43. 2003..We illustrate this type of array for subtyping an important food-borne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes...
- Oral inoculation of A/J mice for detection of invasiveness differences between Listeria monocytogenes epidemic and environmental strainsSo Hyun Kim
Animal Disease Research Unit, USDA ARS, 3003 ADBF, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6630, USA
Infect Immun 72:4318-21. 2004..Mice inoculated with epidemic strains were significantly more likely to become systemically infected than mice inoculated with environmental strains (P < 0.01)...
- Serotyping of Listeria monocytogenes by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and identification of mixed-serotype cultures by colony immunoblottingJeffrey D Palumbo
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710 1105, USA
J Clin Microbiol 41:564-71. 2003..In addition, mixed-serotype cultures of L. monocytogenes were identified by a colony immunoblot procedure, in which serogroup 1/2 and serogroup 4 colonies were discriminated by differential staining...
- Role of uvrA in the growth and survival of Listeria monocytogenes under UV radiation and acid and bile stressSo Hyun Kim
KRF Zoonotic Disease Priority Research Institute and Department of Microbiology, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Korea
J Food Prot 69:3031-6. 2006..3% bile salts also were significantly impaired (P < 0.05). These results suggest that uvrA is needed for optimal growth and survival of L. monocytogenes under various stressful environmental conditions...
- Complete nucleotide sequence of a Chilean hantavirusJohn D Meissner
Department of Microbiology, University of Nevada, FA310 MS200, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Virus Res 89:131-43. 2002....