O Colin Stine

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Circulation and transmission of clones of Vibrio cholerae during cholera outbreaks
    O Colin Stine
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, 596 Howard Hall, 660 W Redwood St, Baltimore, MD, 21201, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 379:181-93. 2014
  2. pmc Molecular epidemiology of geographically dispersed Vibrio cholerae, Kenya, January 2009-May 2010
    Ahmed Abade Mohamed
    Field Epidemiology and Laboratory TrainingProgram, Nairobi, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:925-31. 2012
  3. pmc Molecular epidemiology of O139 Vibrio cholerae: mutation, lateral gene transfer, and founder flush
    Pallavi Garg
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Calcutta, India
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:810-4. 2003
  4. pmc Molecular analysis of the emergence of pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus
    E Fidelma Boyd
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:110. 2008
  5. pmc The capsule polysaccharide structure and biogenesis for non-O1 Vibrio cholerae NRT36S: genes are embedded in the LPS region
    Yuansha Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:20. 2007
  6. pmc Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis among HIV patients: a cohort study
    Jon P Furuno
    Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:298. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of microbial communities from coastal waters using microarrays
    O Colin Stin
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 81:327-36. 2003
  8. pmc USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and the risk of severe sepsis: is USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with more severe infections?
    Kristen M Kreisel
    University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 70:285-90. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiological study of Vibrio cholerae using variable number of tandem repeats
    Raikamal Ghosh
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 288:196-201. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Widespread distribution of tetracycline resistance genes in a confined animal feeding facility
    O Colin Stine
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 10 S Pine Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:348-52. 2007

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  1. pmc Circulation and transmission of clones of Vibrio cholerae during cholera outbreaks
    O Colin Stine
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, 596 Howard Hall, 660 W Redwood St, Baltimore, MD, 21201, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 379:181-93. 2014
    ..In Haiti, after the initial invasion and expansion of V. cholerae in 2010, a second outbreak occurred in the winter of 2011-2012 driven by natural selection of specific mutations. ..
  2. pmc Molecular epidemiology of geographically dispersed Vibrio cholerae, Kenya, January 2009-May 2010
    Ahmed Abade Mohamed
    Field Epidemiology and Laboratory TrainingProgram, Nairobi, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:925-31. 2012
    ..This finding is consistent with the simultaneous emergence of multiple distinct genetic lineages of V. cholerae from endemic environmental reservoirs rather than recent introduction and spread by travelers...
  3. pmc Molecular epidemiology of O139 Vibrio cholerae: mutation, lateral gene transfer, and founder flush
    Pallavi Garg
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Calcutta, India
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:810-4. 2003
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  4. pmc Molecular analysis of the emergence of pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus
    E Fidelma Boyd
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:110. 2008
    ..This new highly virulent strain is now globally disseminated...
  5. pmc The capsule polysaccharide structure and biogenesis for non-O1 Vibrio cholerae NRT36S: genes are embedded in the LPS region
    Yuansha Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:20. 2007
    ..V. cholerae serogroup O31 NRT36S, a human pathogen that produces a heat-stable enterotoxin (NAG-ST), is encapsulated. Here, we report the covalent structure and studies of the biogenesis of the capsule in V. cholerae NRT36S...
  6. pmc Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis among HIV patients: a cohort study
    Jon P Furuno
    Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:298. 2011
    ..aureus bloodstream infections and. 2) determine risk factors for infective endocarditis and in-hospital mortality among patients in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of microbial communities from coastal waters using microarrays
    O Colin Stin
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 81:327-36. 2003
    ..The data may be applied to understanding patterns of environmental change; assessing the "health" of the Bay; and evaluating the risk of human illness associated with exposure to and ingestion of water and shellfish...
  8. pmc USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and the risk of severe sepsis: is USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with more severe infections?
    Kristen M Kreisel
    University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 70:285-90. 2011
    ..82; 95% confidence interval, 1.16-2.87; P = 0.01). This suggests that patients with USA300 MRSA are more likely to develop severe sepsis in response to their infection, which could be due to host or bacterial differences...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiological study of Vibrio cholerae using variable number of tandem repeats
    Raikamal Ghosh
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 288:196-201. 2008
    ..Our data highlight the utility of the methodology as an epidemiologic tool for assessing spread of isolates in both epidemic and endemic settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Widespread distribution of tetracycline resistance genes in a confined animal feeding facility
    O Colin Stine
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 10 S Pine Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:348-52. 2007
    ..These data provide further evidence for the widespread distribution of resistance genes in microbial populations in settings in which there is ongoing subtherapeutic antimicrobial use...
  11. pmc Relation of candidate genes that encode for endothelial function to migraine and stroke: the Stroke Prevention in Young Women study
    Leah R MacClellan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201 1559, USA
    Stroke 40:e550-7. 2009
    ..Genes encoding for endothelial function are promising candidate genes for migraine and stroke susceptibility because of the importance of endothelial function in regulating vascular tone and cerebral blood flow...
  12. pmc Prolonged colonization with the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain USA300 among residents of extended care facilities
    Simone M Shurland
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland 20201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:838-41. 2010
    ..We found no difference in prolonged colonization (adjusted odds ratio, 1.1 [95% confidence interval, 0.5-2.4])...
  13. pmc Dopamine transporter polymorphism modulates oculomotor function and DAT1 mRNA expression in schizophrenia
    Ikwunga Wonodi
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21228, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:282-9. 2009
    ..05), but higher expression in schizophrenia donors. Findings suggest regulatory effects of another gene(s) or etiological factor in schizophrenia, which modulate DAT1 gene function...
  14. doi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships amongst the saltwater members of the genus Bacteriovorax using rpoB sequences and reclassification of Bacteriovorax stolpii as Bacteriolyticum stolpii gen. nov., comb. nov
    Silvia A Pineiro
    Department of Medical and Research Technology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Allied Health Building, 100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1203-9. 2008
    ..nov., comb. nov. is proposed. A new family, Peredibacteraceae fam. nov., is also described...
  15. pmc Seasonal cholera from multiple small outbreaks, rural Bangladesh
    O Colin Stine
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:831-3. 2008
    ..The observed minimal overlap in VNTR patterns between the 2 communities was consistent with sequential, small outbreaks from local sources...
  16. pmc Lack of association between COMT gene and deficit/nondeficit schizophrenia
    Ikwunga Wonodi
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, PO Box 21247, Baltimore, Maryland 21228, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 2:42. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Dihydropyrimidinase-related protein 2 (DRP-2) gene and association to deficit and nondeficit schizophrenia
    L Elliot Hong
    Department of Psychiatry, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 21228, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 136:8-11. 2005
    ..2%, P =0.050) forms of schizophrenia compared to controls (allele frequency 25.0%). We conclude that the DRP-2 *2236 C allele may mark another polymorphism in DRP-2, or in a nearby gene, that may influence susceptibility to schizophrenia...
  18. pmc Persistent Staphylococcus aureus colonization is not a strongly heritable trait in Amish families
    Mary Claire Roghmann
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17368. 2011
    ..aureus colonization in this community...
  19. pmc Illicit drug use and risk for USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections with bacteremia
    Kristen M Kreisel
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1419-27. 2010
    ..23 for trend). Notably, the proportion of patients with USA300 MRSA bacteremia who did not use illicit drugs increased over time. This finding suggests that this strain has spread from users of illicit drugs to other populations...
  20. pmc Multilocus sequence typing for studying genetic relationships among Yersinia species
    Mamuka Kotetishvili
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MSTF Bldg, 10 South Pine Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2674-84. 2005
    ..The taxonomic standing of these strains should be further examined because they may represent currently unrecognized Yersinia species...
  21. pmc Evidence of missense mutations on the neuregulin 1 gene affecting function of prepulse inhibition
    L Elliot Hong
    Department of Psychiatry, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21228, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 63:17-23. 2008
    ..A widely used surrogate measure of psychosis in animal models, PPI is considered a schizophrenia endophenotype. We hypothesized that if NRG1 influences PPI in rodents, then it should have a similar effect on PPI in humans...
  22. pmc The genome of non-O1 Vibrio cholerae NRT36S demonstrates the presence of pathogenic mechanisms that are distinct from those of O1 Vibrio cholerae
    Yuansha Chen
    University of Maryland, Howard Hall 585, 660 W Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Immun 75:2645-7. 2007
    ..Besides confirming the existence of nonagglutinable heat-stable toxin, we also identified the genes for a type three secretion system, a putative exotoxin, two different RTX toxins, and four pilus systems...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation of capsule/LPS biogenesis in two serogroup O31 Vibrio cholerae isolates
    Yuansha Chen
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 273:133-9. 2007
    ..Data of this study highlight the apparent mobility within the CPS/LPS region that would provide a basis for the large number of observed V. cholerae serogroups and the emergence of novel epidemic strains...
  24. pmc Genetic relatedness of selected clinical and environmental non-O1/O139 Vibrio cholerae
    Antonina Aydanian
    FDA, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 37:152-8. 2015
    ..In an attempt to better understand the non-O1/O139 isolates of Vibrio cholerae, a systematic study of clinical and environmental isolates collected from various geographical locations between the years 1932 and 1998 was conducted...
  25. pmc Survey of culture, goldengate assay, universal biosensor assay, and 16S rRNA Gene sequencing as alternative methods of bacterial pathogen detection
    Brianna Lindsay
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3263-9. 2013
    ..The agreement among methods was higher in cases than in controls. The new molecular technologies have a high potential for highly sensitive identification of bacterial diarrheal pathogens. ..
  26. pmc Microbial diversity of biofilms in dental unit water systems
    Ruby Singh
    Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3412-20. 2003
    ....
  27. pmc Patients with Acinetobacter baumannii bloodstream infections are colonized in the gastrointestinal tract with identical strains
    Kerri A Thom
    Division of Healthcare Outcomes Research, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 100 N Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:751-3. 2010
    ..Seven patients with imipenem-resistant A baumannii bacteremia were identified from January to June of 2008. Six of 7 (86%) patients were colonized in the gastrointestinal tract with genetically similar strains preceding their bacteremia...
  28. pmc Return of chloroquine-susceptible falciparum malaria in Malawi was a reexpansion of diverse susceptible parasites
    Miriam K Laufer
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:801-8. 2010
    ..Chloroquine-susceptible parasites that predominate in Malawi likely represent a reexpansion of the susceptible parasites that survived in the population despite widespread drug pressure in the region...
  29. pmc Colonization sites of USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in residents of extended care facilities
    Simone M Shurland
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:313-8. 2009
    ..The anterior nares are the most sensitive single site for detecting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization. Colonization patterns of USA300 MRSA colonization are unknown...
  30. pmc Multilocus sequence typing has better discriminatory ability for typing Vibrio cholerae than does pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and provides a measure of phylogenetic relatedness
    Mamuka Kotetishvili
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2191-6. 2003
    ..cholerae strains from other, nonepidemic serogroups, with a number of tcpA and ctxAB alleles identified...
  31. pmc Diarrheagenic pathogens in polymicrobial infections
    Brianna Lindsay
    University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:606-11. 2011
    ..cholerae O1 or rotavirus was absent. When data were stratified by patient age and season, many nonrandom associations remained statistically significant. The causes and effects of these nonrandom associations remain unknown...
  32. pmc Quantitative PCR for detection of Shigella improves ascertainment of Shigella burden in children with moderate-to-severe diarrhea in low-income countries
    Brianna Lindsay
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1740-6. 2013
    ..The acceptance of this new standard would substantially increase the fraction of MSD cases that are attributable to Shigella...
  33. pmc Multilocus sequence typing versus pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates
    Lucia L Nemoy
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MSTF Building, Room 9 34, 10 South Pine Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1776-81. 2005
    ..MLST has clear utility in studies of ESBL-producing E. coli, based on a greater discriminatory ability and reproducibility than PFGE and the ability to a priori define genetically related bacterial strains...
  34. pmc A high-throughput method for quantifying alleles and haplotypes of the malaria vaccine candidate Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 19 kDa
    Shannon L Takala
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, HSF1 480, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Malar J 5:31. 2006
    ..Methods are needed to monitor genetic diversity in polymorphic vaccine antigens, but determining which genetic variants of such antigens are present in infected individuals is complicated by the frequent occurrence of mixed infections...
  35. pmc Comparison of inferred relatedness based on multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis and whole genome sequencing of Vibrio cholerae O1
    Mahamud Ur Rashid
    School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA Department of Microbiology, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Mohakhali, 1212 Dhaka, Bangladesh
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 363:. 2016
    ....
  36. pmc Individual-specific changes in the human gut microbiota after challenge with enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and subsequent ciprofloxacin treatment
    Mihai Pop
    Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    BMC Genomics 17:440. 2016
    ..The impact of the human intestinal microbiota on the initiation and progression of ETEC diarrhea is not yet well understood...
  37. pmc Comparative analysis of multilocus sequence typing and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for characterizing Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from environmental and clinical sources
    Tamara Revazishvili
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:276-85. 2004
    ..MLST can be a useful typing tool for differentiating L. monocytogenes strains (including strains undistinguishable by PFGE typing and serotyping), and it may be of value during investigations of food-borne outbreaks of listeriosis...
  38. pmc Multilocus sequence typing compared to pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for molecular typing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Jennifer K Johnson
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MSTF, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3707-12. 2007
    ..999 versus 0.975, respectively). Thus, while MLST was better for detecting genetic relatedness, we determined that PFGE was more discriminatory than MLST for determining genetic differences in P. aeruginosa...
  39. ncbi request reprint Global survey of diversity among environmental saltwater Bacteriovoracaceae
    Silvia A Pineiro
    Department of Medical and Research Technology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Environ Microbiol 9:2441-50. 2007
    ..The results of this study reveal the saltwater Bx to be phylogenetically and environmentally more diverse than was previously known...
  40. pmc Genetic diversity of O-antigen biosynthesis regions in Vibrio cholerae
    Antonina Aydanian
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2247-53. 2011
    ..cholerae. Our results demonstrate the plasticity of O-antigen genes in V. cholerae, the diversity of the genetic pool from which they are drawn, and the likelihood that new pandemic serogroups will emerge...
  41. pmc Differential abundance analysis for microbial marker-gene surveys
    Joseph N Paulson
    1 Graduate Program in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and Scientific Computation, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA 2 Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Nat Methods 10:1200-2. 2013
    ..Using simulated data and several published microbiota data sets, we show that metagenomeSeq outperforms the tools currently used in this field. ..
  42. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of Vibrio parahaemolyticus: serotype conversion and virulence
    Yuansha Chen
    The J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Genomics 12:294. 2011
    ..The sixth pandemic strain sequenced in this study was serotype O4:K68...
  43. pmc Assessment of evolution of pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus by multilocus sequence typing
    Nandini Roy Chowdhury
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Calcutta, India
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1280-2. 2004
    ..Our sequence data provide strong molecular support for the clonal origin of pandemic V. parahaemolyticus O3:K6 and suggest that strains within such a clonal group may acquire previously identified serotypes...
  44. doi request reprint Niche partition of Bacteriovorax operational taxonomic units along salinity and temporal gradients in the Chesapeake Bay reveals distinct estuarine strains
    Silvia PiƱeiro
    School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Microb Ecol 65:652-60. 2013
    ..The differentiation of phylotype populations along the salinity and temporal gradients in Chesapeake Bay revealed distinct niches inhabited by different phylotypes of Bacteriovorax and unique estuarine phylotypes...
  45. pmc The role of patient-to-patient transmission in the acquisition of imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization in the intensive care unit
    J Kristie Johnson
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Genomic Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 10 South Pine Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:900-5. 2009
    ..Imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (IRPA) is an emerging problem. The causal role of antibiotic selective pressure versus patient-to-patient transmission has not been assessed using a large cohort...
  46. pmc Rare variants in ischemic stroke: an exome pilot study
    John W Cole
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35591. 2012
    ..Our study demonstrates the complexities of such research and highlights that while exome data can be obtained, the optimal analytical methods have yet to be determined...
  47. doi request reprint Transmission Clusters of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Long-Term Care Facilities Based on Whole-Genome Sequencing
    O Colin Stine
    1Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37:685-91. 2016
    ..Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016;37:685-691. ..
  48. pmc Skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 clone
    Jennifer K Johnson
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1195-200. 2007
    ..5). The increase in community-associated MRSA infections and the overall increase in SSTIs in our population suggest that USA300 is becoming more virulent and has a greater propensity to cause SSTIs...
  49. pmc Prospective cohort study of mother-to-infant infection and clearance of hepatitis C in rural Egyptian villages
    Fatma M Shebl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine or Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Med Virol 81:1024-31. 2009
    ..6%) and 8 (2.4%) infants born of HCV-RNA positive mothers had detectable HCV-RNA at one and 2-3 years of age. Investigating how infants clear infection may provide important information about protective immunity to HCV...
  50. pmc Evaluation in Cameroon of a Novel, Simplified Methodology to Assist Molecular Microbiological Analysis of V. cholerae in Resource-Limited Settings
    Amanda K Debes
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10:e0004307. 2016
    ..We evaluated the use of simplified sample preservation methods for molecular characterization using multi-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis (MLVA) for differentiation of Vibrio cholerae genotypes...
  51. pmc CLC-2 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) as potential modifiers of cystic fibrosis disease severity
    Carol J Blaisdell
    Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Howard Hall 596, 660 W, Redwood St, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Med Genet 5:26. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study are to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the airway epithelial chloride channel, CLC-2, and correlate these polymorphisms with CF lung disease...
  52. ncbi request reprint Catechol O-methyltransferase polymorphism and eye tracking in schizophrenia: a preliminary report
    Gunvant K Thaker
    MPRC, PO Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2320-2. 2004
    ..This study examined associations between functional polymorphism (Val(108/158) Met) in the catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene and eye tracking measures in schizophrenia...
  53. ncbi request reprint 16S rDNA sequence analysis of environmental Bdellovibrio-and-like organisms (BALO) reveals extensive diversity
    Andrew R Snyder
    Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Program, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:2089-94. 2002
    ..These observations are consistent with the need to review and revise the taxonomy of these organisms...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association between Val108/158 Met polymorphism of the COMT gene and schizophrenia
    Ikwunga Wonodi
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21228, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 120:47-50. 2003
    ..These results provide support for a role of this variant in the etiopathophysiology of schizophrenia...
  55. pmc Multilocus sequence typing for characterization of clinical and environmental salmonella strains
    Mamuka Kotetishvili
    Division of Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 10 South Pine Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1626-35. 2002
    ..The G+C contents and Splitstree analysis of the manB, glnA, and pduF genes of Salmonella indicated that the genes differ in their evolutionary origins and that recombination played a significant role in their evolution...
  56. ncbi request reprint Mouse models and genetic modifiers in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy
    Ann K Heinzer
    The Kennedy Krieger Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 544:75-93. 2003