Margaret M Williams

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Structural analysis of biofilm formation by rapidly and slowly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Margaret M Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:2091-8. 2009
  2. pmc Harmonization of Bordetella pertussis real-time PCR diagnostics in the United States in 2012
    Margaret M Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:118-23. 2015
  3. doi Plumbing of hospital premises is a reservoir for opportunistically pathogenic microorganisms: a review
    Margaret M Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Biofouling 29:147-62. 2013
  4. doi Point-of-use membrane filtration and hyperchlorination to prevent patient exposure to rapidly growing mycobacteria in the potable water supply of a skilled nursing facility
    Margaret M Williams
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:837-44. 2011
  5. ncbi Population diversity in model potable water biofilms receiving chlorine or chloramine residual
    Margaret M Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Biofouling 21:279-88. 2005
  6. pmc Genome Structural Diversity among 31 Bordetella pertussis Isolates from Two Recent U.S. Whooping Cough Statewide Epidemics
    Katherine E Bowden
    Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    mSphere 1:. 2016
  7. pmc Complete Genome Sequences of Bordetella pertussis Vaccine Reference Strains 134 and 10536
    Michael R Weigand
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genome Announc 4:. 2016

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Publications7

  1. pmc Structural analysis of biofilm formation by rapidly and slowly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Margaret M Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:2091-8. 2009
    ..This indicates that M. avium is better adapted for growth in potable water systems than in laboratory incubation conditions and suggests some advantage that MAC has over RGM in low-nutrient environments...
  2. pmc Harmonization of Bordetella pertussis real-time PCR diagnostics in the United States in 2012
    Margaret M Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:118-23. 2015
    ..holmesii, sensitivity was 96% and specificity was 95% for the combined panels. The 2012 PE demonstrated increased harmonization of rt-PCR Bordetella diagnostic protocols in USPHLs compared to that of the previous survey. ..
  3. doi Plumbing of hospital premises is a reservoir for opportunistically pathogenic microorganisms: a review
    Margaret M Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Biofouling 29:147-62. 2013
    ..Some healthcare facilities have been successful in reducing infections by following current water safety guidelines. This review describes several infections, and remediation steps that have been implemented to reduce waterborne HAIs...
  4. doi Point-of-use membrane filtration and hyperchlorination to prevent patient exposure to rapidly growing mycobacteria in the potable water supply of a skilled nursing facility
    Margaret M Williams
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:837-44. 2011
    ..An investigation ruled out bronchoscopy procedures, specimen collection, and scope reprocessing at the hospitals as sources of transmission...
  5. ncbi Population diversity in model potable water biofilms receiving chlorine or chloramine residual
    Margaret M Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Biofouling 21:279-88. 2005
    ..These results also suggest that biofilm communities in distribution systems are capable of changing in response to disinfection practices...
  6. pmc Genome Structural Diversity among 31 Bordetella pertussis Isolates from Two Recent U.S. Whooping Cough Statewide Epidemics
    Katherine E Bowden
    Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    mSphere 1:. 2016
    ..S. pertussis epidemics. These complete genomes reshape our understanding of B. pertussis evolution and strengthen molecular epidemiology toward one day understanding the resurgence of pertussis. ..
  7. pmc Complete Genome Sequences of Bordetella pertussis Vaccine Reference Strains 134 and 10536
    Michael R Weigand
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genome Announc 4:. 2016
    ..Here, we report the complete genome sequences of two divergent Bordetella pertussis reference strains used in the production of pertussis vaccines. ..