D A Bemis

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Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of oxacillin- and multidrug-resistant staphylococci in clinical samples from dogs: 1,772 samples (2001-2005)
    Rebekah D Jones
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4543, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:221-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Isolation and identification of Caviibacter abscessus from cervical abscesses in a series of pet guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus)
    David A Bemis
    Departments of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences Bemis, Johnson, Bryant, Jones, Kania, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TNSmall Animal Clinical Sciences McCleery, Greenacre, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TNInstitute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland Perreten
    J Vet Diagn Invest 28:763-769. 2016
  3. ncbi request reprint Synergistic hemolysis between β-lysin-producing Staphylococcus species and Rothia nasimurium in primary cultures of clinical specimens obtained from dogs
    David A Bemis
    Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    J Vet Diagn Invest 26:437-441. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of cefoxitin disk diffusion breakpoint for detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from dogs
    David A Bemis
    Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 24:964-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Clonal relatedness of Salmonella isolates associated with invasive infections in captive and wild-caught rattlesnakes
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Vet Microbiol 120:300-7. 2007
  6. pmc Temperature-sensitive strain of Cryptococcus neoformans producing hyphal elements in a feline nasal granuloma
    D A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:926-8. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Salmonella transmission through splash exposure during a bovine necropsy
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:387-90. 2007
  8. pmc Isolation of Bartonella sp. from sheep blood
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4543, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1565-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Arcanobacterium hippocoleae from a case of placentitis and stillbirth in a mare
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37901 1071, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:688-91. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of susceptibility test breakpoints used to predict mecA-mediated resistance in Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from dogs
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37901 1071, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 21:53-8. 2009

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of oxacillin- and multidrug-resistant staphylococci in clinical samples from dogs: 1,772 samples (2001-2005)
    Rebekah D Jones
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4543, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:221-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether resistance to oxacillin and other antimicrobials in 3 Staphylococcus spp commonly isolated from dogs increased from 2001 to 2005...
  2. ncbi request reprint Isolation and identification of Caviibacter abscessus from cervical abscesses in a series of pet guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus)
    David A Bemis
    Departments of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences Bemis, Johnson, Bryant, Jones, Kania, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TNSmall Animal Clinical Sciences McCleery, Greenacre, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TNInstitute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland Perreten
    J Vet Diagn Invest 28:763-769. 2016
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of partial 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that the isolates were identical to each other and shared 99.9% sequence identity with C. abscessus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Synergistic hemolysis between β-lysin-producing Staphylococcus species and Rothia nasimurium in primary cultures of clinical specimens obtained from dogs
    David A Bemis
    Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    J Vet Diagn Invest 26:437-441. 2014
    ..pseudintermedius. Rothia nasimurium appears to be a previously unreported commensal organism in dogs. Its potential significance as an opportunistic contributor to polymicrobial infections in dogs is not known...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of cefoxitin disk diffusion breakpoint for detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from dogs
    David A Bemis
    Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 24:964-7. 2012
    ..pseudintermedius...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clonal relatedness of Salmonella isolates associated with invasive infections in captive and wild-caught rattlesnakes
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Vet Microbiol 120:300-7. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Temperature-sensitive strain of Cryptococcus neoformans producing hyphal elements in a feline nasal granuloma
    D A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:926-8. 2000
    ..neoformans. The cultures grown on yeast extract-peptone-glucose agar at 35 degrees C also produced some yeast cells with germ tube-like hyphal elements up to 100 microm in length...
  7. ncbi request reprint Salmonella transmission through splash exposure during a bovine necropsy
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:387-90. 2007
    ..Veterinary practices and other at-risk occupations should establish site-specific infection control plans and review recommendations for use of facial protection measures during procedures that may produce splashes or aerosols...
  8. pmc Isolation of Bartonella sp. from sheep blood
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4543, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1565-7. 2007
    ..Bacterial identification was conducted by using electron microscopy and DNA sequencing of the 16S rRNA, citrate synthase, riboflavin synthase, and RNAase P genes. To our knowledge, this is the first report of ovine Bartonella infection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Arcanobacterium hippocoleae from a case of placentitis and stillbirth in a mare
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37901 1071, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:688-91. 2008
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of placentitis associated with Arcanobacterium spp. in a horse and the third reported isolation of A. hippocoleae from a horse...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of susceptibility test breakpoints used to predict mecA-mediated resistance in Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from dogs
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37901 1071, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 21:53-8. 2009
    ..Cefoxitin disk diffusion with the resistance breakpoint set at <or=24 mm significantly underestimated the presence of mecA in S. pseudintermedius...
  11. ncbi request reprint Isolation of a variant Porphyromonas sp. from polymicrobial infections in central bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps)
    David A Bemis
    Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center and Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:99-104. 2011
    ..Partial 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequences of the isolates were identical to each other and shared 91% identity with those of Porphyromonas gulae. The isolates may represent a new reptile-associated Porphyromonas species...
  12. pmc Comparison of tests to detect oxacillin resistance in Staphylococcus intermedius, Staphylococcus schleiferi, and Staphylococcus aureus isolates from canine hosts
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996 4543, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3374-6. 2006
    ..Cefoxitin disk diffusion, using breakpoints for human isolates of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus spp., had low sensitivity for detection of oxacillin resistance in members of the Staphylococcus intermedius group...
  13. doi request reprint Identification of a predominant multilocus sequence type, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis cluster, and novel staphylococcal chromosomal cassette in clinical isolates of mecA-containing, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius
    C C Black
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, United States
    Vet Microbiol 139:333-8. 2009
    ..This suggests that most methicillin resistance within the population of isolates tested originated from a single source which has persisted and expanded for several years...
  14. pmc Multilocus sequence typing for characterization of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius
    S M Solyman
    Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:306-10. 2013
    ..The new seven-locus technique shows S. pseudintermedius to have greater genetic diversity than previous methods and discriminates more isolates based upon host origin...
  15. doi request reprint The role of mecA and blaZ regulatory elements in mecA expression by regional clones of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius
    C C Black
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, United States
    Vet Microbiol 151:345-53. 2011
    ..Isolates representative of European and North American MRSP ST regional clones have dissimilar mecA responses to oxacillin...
  16. ncbi request reprint Methicillin resistance of staphylococci isolated from the skin of dogs with pyoderma
    Stephen A Kania
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Am J Vet Res 65:1265-8. 2004
    ..To determine the methicillin-resistant profile of staphylococcal isolates from the skin of dogs with pyoderma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Staphylococcus schleiferi from healthy dogs and dogs with otitis, pyoderma, or both
    Elizabeth R May
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4544, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 227:928-31. 2005
    ..To determine the frequency of isolation and susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus schleiferi from healthy dogs and dogs with otitis, pyoderma, or both that had or had not received antimicrobial treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characterization of fimN, a new Bordetella bronchiseptica major fimbrial subunit gene
    S A Kania
    University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Comparative Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Gene 256:149-55. 2000
    ..bronchiseptica. As such, FimN may be a previously overlooked fimbrial antigen and may play an important role in the pathogenicity of B. bronchiseptica...
  19. doi request reprint Risk of colonization or gene transfer to owners of dogs with meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius
    Linda A Frank
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4544, USA
    Vet Dermatol 20:496-501. 2009
    ..Owners do not appear to be at great risk of zoonotic transfer of organisms or antimicrobial resistance genes from dogs with MRSP infections, but the findings should be confirmed with a much larger cohort...
  20. ncbi request reprint Putative transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection from a human to a dog
    Nicole C Hackendahl
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4544, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:1573-7, 1548. 2004
    ..Treatment of a dog with confirmed M. tuberculosis infection is controversial, and at least 6 months of multidrug treatment is required...
  21. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Staphylococcus schleiferi from dogs with pyoderma
    Linda A Frank
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4544, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 222:451-4. 2003
    ..To determine frequency with which Staphylococcus schleiferi could be isolated from dogs with pyoderma and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of isolates that were obtained...
  22. ncbi request reprint Acute polyarthritis and septicemia from Mycoplasma edwardii after surgical removal of bilateral adrenal tumors in a dog
    Katherine A Stenske
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 19:768-71. 2005
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of clonal relatedness and antimicrobial susceptibility of fecal Escherichia coli from healthy dogs and their owners
    Katherine A Stenske
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Am J Vet Res 70:1108-16. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Bordetella bronchiseptica fimbrial protein-enhanced immunogenicity of a Mannheimia haemolytica leukotoxin fragment
    S Rajeev
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Vaccine 19:4842-50. 2001
    ..This chimeric protein may be a candidate for inclusion in new generation vaccines against shipping fever pneumonia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Osteomyelitis associated with Salmonella enterica SS arizonae in a colony of ridgenose rattlesnakes (Crotalus willardi)
    Edward C Ramsay
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37901 1071, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 33:301-10. 2002
    ..were isolated from this snake. Salmonella arizonae serotype 56:Z4,Z23 [corrected] appears to have a tropism for bone and other extraintestinal sites in C. willardi and may cause a progressive, ultimately fatal disease in this species...
  26. ncbi request reprint In vitro efficacy of a polyhexamethylene biguanide-impregnated gauze dressing against bacteria found in veterinary patients
    William R Lee
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37996 4544, USA
    Vet Surg 33:404-11. 2004
    ..To evaluate the in vitro efficacy of polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB)-impregnated gauze dressing in limiting the growth of bacteria both within and underneath the dressing...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of phenotypic traits and genetic relatedness of Salmonella enterica subspecies arizonae isolates from a colony of ridgenose rattlesnakes with osteomyelitis
    David A Bemis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37901, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 15:382-7. 2003
    ..A source or possible explanation for increased virulence of S. arizonae serotype 56:z4,z23 in this unique host has not been found...
  28. ncbi request reprint Salmonella surveillance in a collection of rattlesnakes (Crotalus spp.)
    Lisa M Grupka
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4544, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:306-12. 2006
    ..Although the overall recovery rate of this serotype from feces has been low, it seems that its distribution among the Crotalus collection at Knoxville Zoological Gardens remains largely restricted to the C. willardi species...
  29. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Propionibacterium acnes from a case of placentitis and abortion in a cow
    Jeremiah A Lyons
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 4542, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 21:274-7. 2009
    ..Propionibacterium acnes was isolated in high numbers from the placenta, fetal lung, and stomach contents. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of placentitis associated with propionibacteria in a cow...
  30. ncbi request reprint Positive effects of diet change on shedding of Salmonella spp. in the feces of captive felids
    Charles E Lewis
    Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37901 1071, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 33:83-4. 2002
    ..Salmonella uganda was cultured from the feces of one snow leopard (Felis uncia). Feeding a diet with minimal to no Salmonella contamination lowered Salmonella shedding rates in this collection of captive exotic felids...
  31. doi request reprint Prevalence of urovirulence genes cnf, hlyD, sfa/foc, and papGIII in fecal Escherichia coli from healthy dogs and their owners
    Katherine A Stenske
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Am J Vet Res 70:1401-6. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint A technique for creating localized subcutaneous Blastomyces granulomas in rats
    Cary L M Bassett
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37901, USA
    Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci 41:33-7. 2002
    ..Histologically, the experimentally induced lesions share both similarities to and differences with lesions of naturally occurring blastomycosis...
  33. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission from human to canine
    Paul C Erwin
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2258-10. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Expression of a truncated Pasteurella multocida toxin antigen in Bordetella bronchiseptica
    Sreekumari Rajeev
    Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Ohio Department of Agriculture, 8995 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068, USA
    Vet Microbiol 94:313-23. 2003
    ..While further refinements of PMT expression in B. bronchiseptica are necessary, this study provides a basis for the development of a single-component, live-attenuated vaccine against atrophic rhinitis...