Stephen L W On
Affiliation: Institute of Environmental Science and Research
Country: New Zealand
- Molecular risk assessment and epidemiological typing of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli by using a novel PCR binary typing systemStephanie M Brandt
Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Christchurch Science Centre, P O Box 29 181, Ilam, Christchurch, New Zealand
Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2458-70. 2011..We conclude that P-BIT is a useful approach for subtyping, offering the advantage of speed, low cost, and potential for strain risk assessment that can be used in tandem with current molecular typing schema for STEC...
- Isolation, identification and subtyping of Campylobacter: where to from here?Stephen L W On
Food Programme, Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Christchurch Science Centre, New Zealand
J Microbiol Methods 95:3-7. 2013..This paper provides a brief review and commentary on the current state of the art in the hope that it will help provide context for others in selecting, improving or developing these vital tools for research and diagnoses. ..
- First multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Arcobacter sppWilliam G Miller
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
BMC Microbiol 9:196. 2009..Here, we describe the first Arcobacter multilocus sequence typing (MLST) method for A. butzleri, A. cryaerophilus, A. skirrowii, A. cibarius and A. thereius...
- Numerical analysis of DNA microarray data of Campylobacter jejuni strains correlated with survival, cytolethal distending toxin and haemolysin analysesStephen L W On
Danish Institute of Food and Veterinary Research, Bulowsvej 27, DK 1790, Copenhagen V, Denmark
Int J Med Microbiol 296:353-63. 2006..jejuni genomic content, particularly in surface-coding regions, and its capacity for environmental survival, and may help explain why certain serotypes are more commonly reported in human disease...
- The role of Epsilonproteobacteria in children with gastroenteritisOlivier Vandenberg
From the Department of Microbiology, National Reference Center for Enteric Campylobacter, Iris Lab, Iris Brussels Public Hospital Network Infectious Disease Epidemiological Unit, Public Health School, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Christchurch Science Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand and Department of Pediatrics, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1140-2. 2013..During the 3-month study period, Campylobacter concisus was the most common species. Our observations suggest that C. concisus displays similar microbiologic and clinical features as Campylobacter jejuni. ..
- Epsilonproteobacteria in humans, New ZealandAngela J Cornelius
Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
Emerg Infect Dis 18:510-2. 2012..Our results suggest that certain taxa that are not routinely examined for could account for a proportion of diarrhea of previously unknown etiology...
- Comparison of PCR binary typing (P-BIT), a new approach to epidemiological subtyping of Campylobacter jejuni, with serotyping, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, and multilocus sequence typing methodsAngela J Cornelius
Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Christchurch Science Centre, New Zealand
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1533-44. 2010..We conclude that P-BIT is a useful approach for subtyping, offering advantages of speed, cost, and potential for strain risk ranking unavailable from current molecular typing schema for Campylobacter spp...
- Extragastric Helicobacter speciesStephen L W On
Danish Veterinary Institute, Bulowsvej 27, Copenhagen, Denmark
Helicobacter 7:63-7. 2002..The importance of extragastric Helicobacters is likely to be an important topic for research in the near future. Here, important papers published in the field this last year are reviewed...
- Prevalence and diversity of Arcobacter spp. isolated from the internal organs of spontaneous porcine abortions in DenmarkStephen L W On
Danish Veterinary Laboratory, Bulowsvej 27, DK 1790 V, Copenhagen, Denmark
Vet Microbiol 85:159-67. 2002....
- Genotyping of human and porcine Yersinia enterocolitica, Yersinia intermedia, and Yersinia bercovieri strains from Switzerland by amplified fragment length polymorphism analysisKathrin Kuehni Boghenbor
Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Postfach, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4061-6. 2006..The AFLP technique is a valuable genotypic method for identification and typing of Y. enterocolitica and other Yersinia spp...
- Delineation of Campylobacter concisus genomospecies by amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis and correlation of results with clinical dataRune Aabenhus
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
J Clin Microbiol 43:5091-6. 2005..Campylobacter concisus is genetically and taxonomically diverse and contains at least four distinct genomospecies that may exhibit differences in their spectra of virulence potential...
- Application of fluorescent amplified fragment length polymorphism for comparison of human and animal isolates of Yersinia enterocoliticaCatherine Fearnley
Department of Food and Environmental Safety, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Woodham Lane, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NB, United Kingdom
Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4960-5. 2005..The distribution of some BT1A isolates within cluster A raises questions about the relationship between virulence potential and biotype...
- Arcobacter cibarius sp. nov., isolated from broiler carcassesKurt Houf
Department of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:713-7. 2005..These data demonstrate that the 20 isolates represent a single novel Arcobacter species, for which the name Arcobacter cibarius sp. nov. is proposed, with LMG 21996(T) (=CCUG 48482(T)) as the type strain...
- Molecular typing of Campylobacter jejuni isolates involved in a neonatal outbreak indicates nosocomial transmissionJosé Llovo
Servicio de Microbiologia, Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago de Compostela, 15706 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
J Clin Microbiol 41:3926-8. 2003..Isolates from the mother and brother of the index patient were identical to each other but distinct from the neonatal type. Genotyping results therefore suggested that the neonatal C. jejuni infection was nosocomial in origin...
- RpoD promoters in Campylobacter jejuni exhibit a strong periodic signal instead of a -35 boxLise Petersen
Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
J Mol Biol 326:1361-72. 2003....
- Evaluation of 11 PCR assays for species-level identification of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coliStephen L W On
Danish Veterinary Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
J Clin Microbiol 41:330-6. 2003..jejuni and C. coli strains. The data may assist laboratories in selecting assays suited for their needs and in designing evaluations of future PCR tests aimed to identify these species...
- Helicobacter pullorum in chickens, BelgiumLiesbeth M Ceelen
Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
Emerg Infect Dis 12:263-7. 2006..Strains isolated from different hosts or geographic sources displayed a distinctive pattern. H. pullorum is present in approximately one third of live chickens in Belgium and may represent a risk to human health...