Susan M Butler-Wu

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Optimization of periprosthetic culture for diagnosis of Propionibacterium acnes prosthetic joint infection
    Susan M Butler-Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7110, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2490-5. 2011
  2. pmc Genome sequence of a novel species, Propionibacterium humerusii
    Susan M Butler-Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:3678. 2011
  3. pmc Whole-genome sequencing for high-resolution investigation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemiology and genome plasticity
    Dhruba J Sengupta
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:2787-96. 2014
  4. pmc A Year of Infection in the Intensive Care Unit: Prospective Whole Genome Sequencing of Bacterial Clinical Isolates Reveals Cryptic Transmissions and Novel Microbiota
    David J Roach
    Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 11:e1005413. 2015
  5. pmc Emergence of High-Level Daptomycin Resistance in Corynebacterium striatum in Two Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device Infections
    Brian J Werth
    1 School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Microb Drug Resist 22:233-7. 2016
  6. pmc Rapid Detection of Vancomycin-Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry
    Cheryl A Mather
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 54:883-90. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of the Verigene Clostridium difficile, Simplexa C. difficile Universal Direct, BD MAX Cdiff, and Xpert C. difficile assays for the detection of toxigenic C. difficile
    Jeremy J Gilbreath
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 80:13-8. 2014
  8. pmc Coinfection of Fusobacterium nucleatum and Actinomyces israelii in mastoiditis diagnosed by next-generation DNA sequencing
    Stephen J Salipante
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:1789-92. 2014

Collaborators

  • Stephen J Salipante
  • Frederick A Matsen
  • Brian J Werth
  • Dhruba J Sengupta
  • Cheryl A Mather
  • David J Roach
  • Jay Shendure
  • Brad T Cookson
  • Jeremy J Gilbreath
  • Robert M Rakita
  • Shobini Sivagnanam
  • William O Hahn
  • Bethany Stackhouse
  • Choli Lee
  • Joshua N Burton
  • April N Abbott
  • Punam Verma
  • Lisa A Cummings
  • Daniel R Hoogestraat

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Optimization of periprosthetic culture for diagnosis of Propionibacterium acnes prosthetic joint infection
    Susan M Butler-Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7110, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2490-5. 2011
    ..Optimal recovery of infecting organisms from PJI specimens will be an important component in generating a universal definition for PJI due to indolent agents of infection, such as P. acnes...
  2. pmc Genome sequence of a novel species, Propionibacterium humerusii
    Susan M Butler-Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:3678. 2011
    ..acnes. We have tentatively named this new species Propionibacterium humerusii...
  3. pmc Whole-genome sequencing for high-resolution investigation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemiology and genome plasticity
    Dhruba J Sengupta
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:2787-96. 2014
    ..5% of the genome) that account for 23.5% of the observed polymorphisms, and the use of this selected data set successfully recapitulates most epidemiological relationships in this pathogen group...
  4. pmc A Year of Infection in the Intensive Care Unit: Prospective Whole Genome Sequencing of Bacterial Clinical Isolates Reveals Cryptic Transmissions and Novel Microbiota
    David J Roach
    Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 11:e1005413. 2015
    ....
  5. pmc Emergence of High-Level Daptomycin Resistance in Corynebacterium striatum in Two Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device Infections
    Brian J Werth
    1 School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Microb Drug Resist 22:233-7. 2016
    ..In both cases, the pathogen was initially susceptible to daptomycin (minimum inhibitory concentration [MIC] <0.125 mg/L) but became resistant (MIC >256 mg/L) during therapy...
  6. pmc Rapid Detection of Vancomycin-Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry
    Cheryl A Mather
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 54:883-90. 2016
    ..We conclude that VISA/hVISA and VSSA isolates are separable by MALDI-TOF MS with SVM analysis. ..
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of the Verigene Clostridium difficile, Simplexa C. difficile Universal Direct, BD MAX Cdiff, and Xpert C. difficile assays for the detection of toxigenic C. difficile
    Jeremy J Gilbreath
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 80:13-8. 2014
    ..8%. Despite differences in the overall performance of these assays, these results support the routine use of these platforms for the detection of toxigenic C. difficile in the clinical laboratory. ..
  8. pmc Coinfection of Fusobacterium nucleatum and Actinomyces israelii in mastoiditis diagnosed by next-generation DNA sequencing
    Stephen J Salipante
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:1789-92. 2014
    ..Next-generation sequencing implicated coinfection of Fusobacterium nucleatum and Actinomyces israelii, resolving these diagnostic discrepancies. ..