A B Bandara

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Detection of methicillin-resistant staphylococci by biosensor assay consisting of nanoscale films on optical fiber long-period gratings
    Aloka B Bandara
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Life Sciences 1, 970 Washington Street, SW, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Biosens Bioelectron 70:433-40. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of brucellosis in Sri Lanka: an overview
    A B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Microbiol 90:197-207. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Putative outer membrane autotransporter protein influences survival of Brucella suis in BALB/c mice
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1800 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0484, USA
    Vet Microbiol 109:95-104. 2005
  4. pmc Brucella suis urease encoded by ure1 but not ure2 is necessary for intestinal infection of BALB/c mice
    Aloka B Bandara
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:57. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A disruption of ctpA encoding carboxy-terminal protease attenuates Burkholderia mallei and induces partial protection in CD1 mice
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0342, USA
    Microb Pathog 45:207-16. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The putative penicillin-binding proteins 1 and 2 are important for viability, growth and cell morphology of Brucella melitensis
    Aloka B Bandara
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0910, USA
    Vet Microbiol 133:387-93. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Simultaneous expression of homologous and heterologous antigens in rough, attenuated Brucella melitensis
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Washington Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0910, USA
    Microbes Infect 11:424-8. 2009
  8. pmc Carboxyl-terminal protease regulates Brucella suis morphology in culture and persistence in macrophages and mice
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1410 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0342, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:5767-75. 2005
  9. pmc Association of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae capsular polysaccharide with virulence in pigs
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    Infect Immun 71:3320-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Detection of methicillin-resistant staphylococci by biosensor assay consisting of nanoscale films on optical fiber long-period gratings
    Aloka B Bandara
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Life Sciences 1, 970 Washington Street, SW, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Biosens Bioelectron 70:433-40. 2015
    ..3%. Thus, the biosensor described has the potential to detect MR staphylococci in clinical samples with a high degree of sensitivity and specificity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of brucellosis in Sri Lanka: an overview
    A B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Microbiol 90:197-207. 2002
    ..A program to purchase the diseased animals by the state for slaughter, and a countrywide vaccination program with B. abortus strain RB51 would enable the country's livestock industry to eventually eradicate this disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Putative outer membrane autotransporter protein influences survival of Brucella suis in BALB/c mice
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1800 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0484, USA
    Vet Microbiol 109:95-104. 2005
    ..0-3.9log10 colony forming units protection against a challenge with B. suis strain 1330. This study is the first report correlating an autotransporter protein deficiency with persistence of B. suis in vitro and in vivo...
  4. pmc Brucella suis urease encoded by ure1 but not ure2 is necessary for intestinal infection of BALB/c mice
    Aloka B Bandara
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:57. 2007
    ..The Brucella genomes contain two urease operons designated as ure1 and ure2. We investigated the role of the two Brucella suis urease operons on the infection, intracellular persistence, growth, and resistance to low-pH killing...
  5. doi request reprint A disruption of ctpA encoding carboxy-terminal protease attenuates Burkholderia mallei and induces partial protection in CD1 mice
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0342, USA
    Microb Pathog 45:207-16. 2008
    ..mallei ATCC 23344. These findings suggest that CtpA regulates in vitro growth, cell morphology and intracellular survival of B. mallei, and a ctpA mutant protects CD1 mice against glanders...
  6. doi request reprint The putative penicillin-binding proteins 1 and 2 are important for viability, growth and cell morphology of Brucella melitensis
    Aloka B Bandara
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0910, USA
    Vet Microbiol 133:387-93. 2009
    ..melitensis. Our findings suggest that pbp-1C regulates in vitro growth and cell morphology, whereas pbp-1A, pbp-1B, and pbp-2 are essential for viability of B. melitensis...
  7. doi request reprint Simultaneous expression of homologous and heterologous antigens in rough, attenuated Brucella melitensis
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Washington Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0910, USA
    Microbes Infect 11:424-8. 2009
    ..Strain WRSPA produced O-antigen and a series of PA products, induced protection in BALB/c mice against challenge with B. melitensis strain 16M, but failed to protect A/J mice against challenge with B. anthracis Sterne strain...
  8. pmc Carboxyl-terminal protease regulates Brucella suis morphology in culture and persistence in macrophages and mice
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1410 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0342, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:5767-75. 2005
    ..abortus strain 2308 or B. suis strain 1330 but no protection against B. melitensis strain 16 M. This is the first report correlating a CtpA deficiency with cell morphology and attenuation of B. suis...
  9. pmc Association of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae capsular polysaccharide with virulence in pigs
    Aloka B Bandara
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    Infect Immun 71:3320-8. 2003
    ..pleuropneumoniae correlated with the virulence of the bacteria in pigs. However, virulence was also influenced by the type of CP produced or by its mechanism of expression...