Nikhat Parveen

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sensitive multiplex PCR assay to differentiate Lyme spirochetes and emerging pathogens Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia microti
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 225 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07103 3535, USA
    BMC Microbiol 13:295. 2013
  2. pmc Detection of established virulence genes and plasmids to differentiate Borrelia burgdorferi strains
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Infect Immun 80:1519-29. 2012
  3. pmc Comparative molecular analyses of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto strains B31 and N40D10/E9 and determination of their pathogenicity
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, 225 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07103 3535, USA
    BMC Microbiol 12:157. 2012
  4. pmc Disruption of bbe02 by Insertion of a Luciferase Gene Increases Transformation Efficiency of Borrelia burgdorferi and Allows Live Imaging in Lyme Disease Susceptible C3H Mice
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 07103, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129532. 2015
  5. pmc Detection and quantification of Lyme spirochetes using sensitive and specific molecular beacon probes
    Diana S Saidac
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103 3535, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:43. 2009

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Sensitive multiplex PCR assay to differentiate Lyme spirochetes and emerging pathogens Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia microti
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 225 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07103 3535, USA
    BMC Microbiol 13:295. 2013
    ..Since nucleic acids of the pathogens do not persist after the cure, DNA-based diagnostic tests are becoming highly useful for detecting infectious diseases...
  2. pmc Detection of established virulence genes and plasmids to differentiate Borrelia burgdorferi strains
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Infect Immun 80:1519-29. 2012
    ..Thus, two distinct strains that show different plasmid profiles, as determined by PFGE and PCR, were isolated from the same tick and vary in their ospC and dbpA sequences. However, both belong to group RST3B...
  3. pmc Comparative molecular analyses of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto strains B31 and N40D10/E9 and determination of their pathogenicity
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, 225 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07103 3535, USA
    BMC Microbiol 12:157. 2012
    ..However, the presence of several known virulence factors in N40 has not been investigated. This is the first comprehensive study that compared these two strains both in vitro and using the mouse model of infection...
  4. pmc Disruption of bbe02 by Insertion of a Luciferase Gene Increases Transformation Efficiency of Borrelia burgdorferi and Allows Live Imaging in Lyme Disease Susceptible C3H Mice
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 07103, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129532. 2015
    ..This mutant will serve as an ideal parental strain to examine the roles of various B. burgdorferi proteins in Lyme pathogenesis in the mouse model in the future. ..
  5. pmc Detection and quantification of Lyme spirochetes using sensitive and specific molecular beacon probes
    Diana S Saidac
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103 3535, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:43. 2009
    ..We have developed a novel molecular beacon-based convenient multiplex real-time quantitative PCR assay to identify and detect small numbers of B. burgdorferi in infected mouse tissues...