Spencer D Polley

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The design and evaluation of a shaped filter collection device to sample and store defined volume dried blood spots from finger pricks
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Mortimer Market, Capper St, University College London NHS Foundation Trust, WC1E 6JB, London, UK
    Malar J 14:45. 2015
  2. pmc Increased sensitivity for detecting malaria parasites in human umbilical cord blood using scaled-up DNA preparation
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Malar J 11:62. 2012
  3. pmc Mitochondrial DNA targets increase sensitivity of malaria detection using loop-mediated isothermal amplification
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London Hospitals University College NHS Foundation Trust, Mortimer Market, Capper Street, London WC1E 6JB, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2866-71. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Detection and species identification of microsporidial infections using SYBR Green real-time PCR
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mortimer Market, Capper Street, London WC1E 6JB, UK
    J Med Microbiol 60:459-66. 2011
  5. pmc Measuring the efficacy of anti-malarial drugs in vivo: quantitative PCR measurement of parasite clearance
    Khalid B Beshir
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 9:312. 2010
  6. pmc Clinical evaluation of a loop-mediated amplification kit for diagnosis of imported malaria
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Walk in Clinic, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University London Colleges NHS Foundation Trust, Mortimer Market, London WC1E 6JB, UK
    J Infect Dis 208:637-44. 2013
  7. pmc Novel pfdhps haplotypes among imported cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the United Kingdom
    Colin J Sutherland
    HPA Parasite Reference Laboratory, Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Mortimer Market Centre, Capper St, London WC1E 6JB, United Kingdom
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:3405-10. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Universal extraction method for gastrointestinal pathogens
    Fenella D Halstead
    1Royal Free London NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Med Microbiol 62:1535-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Two nonrecombining sympatric forms of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium ovale occur globally
    Colin J Sutherland
    Health Protection Agency Malaria Reference Laboratory, Immunology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 201:1544-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint The design and evaluation of a shaped filter collection device to sample and store defined volume dried blood spots from finger pricks
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Mortimer Market, Capper St, University College London NHS Foundation Trust, WC1E 6JB, London, UK
    Malar J 14:45. 2015
    ..A new shaped filter device for the quick and simple collection of a designated volume of patient blood has been designed and tested against conventional blood spots for accuracy and precision...
  2. pmc Increased sensitivity for detecting malaria parasites in human umbilical cord blood using scaled-up DNA preparation
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Malar J 11:62. 2012
    ..This paper details the screening of cord blood units from malaria serology positive mothers to detect malaria parasite DNA using a highly sensitive nested PCR...
  3. pmc Mitochondrial DNA targets increase sensitivity of malaria detection using loop-mediated isothermal amplification
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London Hospitals University College NHS Foundation Trust, Mortimer Market, Capper Street, London WC1E 6JB, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2866-71. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Detection and species identification of microsporidial infections using SYBR Green real-time PCR
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mortimer Market, Capper Street, London WC1E 6JB, UK
    J Med Microbiol 60:459-66. 2011
    ..By comparison, 17 were positive for microsporidial DNA by real-time analysis, comprising 14 Enterocytozoon bieneusi, one Encephalitozoon cuniculi and two separate Pleistophora species infections...
  5. pmc Measuring the efficacy of anti-malarial drugs in vivo: quantitative PCR measurement of parasite clearance
    Khalid B Beshir
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 9:312. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Clinical evaluation of a loop-mediated amplification kit for diagnosis of imported malaria
    Spencer D Polley
    Department of Clinical Parasitology, Walk in Clinic, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University London Colleges NHS Foundation Trust, Mortimer Market, London WC1E 6JB, UK
    J Infect Dis 208:637-44. 2013
    ..We determined the diagnostic accuracy of a new loop-mediated amplification (LAMP) kit in febrile returned travelers...
  7. pmc Novel pfdhps haplotypes among imported cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the United Kingdom
    Colin J Sutherland
    HPA Parasite Reference Laboratory, Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Mortimer Market Centre, Capper St, London WC1E 6JB, United Kingdom
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:3405-10. 2009
    ..Parasites with novel pfdhps haplotypes are circulating in West Africa. The response of these parasites to chemotherapy needs to be evaluated...
  8. doi request reprint Universal extraction method for gastrointestinal pathogens
    Fenella D Halstead
    1Royal Free London NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Med Microbiol 62:1535-9. 2013
    ..The implementation of this universal method should confer cost- and time-saving benefits and streamline the processes required for the characterization of an array of pathogens from faecal samples. ..
  9. doi request reprint Two nonrecombining sympatric forms of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium ovale occur globally
    Colin J Sutherland
    Health Protection Agency Malaria Reference Laboratory, Immunology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 201:1544-50. 2010
    ..Dimorphism in defined genes has led to P. ovale parasites being divided into classic and variant types. We hypothesized that these dimorphs represent distinct parasite species...