2012 - 2013 Publications

S.N. Buss, R. Alter, P.C. Iwen, and P.D. Fey.  2013. Implications of culture-independent panel based detection of Cyclospora cayetanensis.  Accepted, J. Clin. Microbiol.  

V. C. Thomas, L. C. Kinkead, A. Janssen, C. R. Schaeffer, K. M. Woods, J. K. Lindgren, J. M. Peaster, S. S. Chaudhari, M. Sadykov, J. Jones, S. M.Mohamadi AbdelGhani, M. C. Zimmerman, K. W. Bayles, G. A. Somerville, and P. D. Fey.  2013. A dysfunctional TCA cycle enhances fitness of Staphylococcus epidermidis during β-lactam stress. mBio. 4(4) doI:10.1128 

C. Gries, J.L. Bose, A. Nuxoll, P.D. Fey, and K.W. Bayles.  2013.  The Ktr Potassium Transport System in Staphylococcus aureus and its Role in Cell Physiology, Antimicrobial Resistance, and Pathogenesis.  Mol Microbiol 89:760-773. 

K.A. Bryant, A.L. Roberts, M.E. Rupp, J.R. Anderson, E.R. Lyden, P.D. Fey, and T.C. Van Schooneveld. 2013.  Susceptibility of Enterococci to daptomycin is Dependent upon testing Methodology. Diag Microbiol Infect Dis. 76:497-501

D.E. Moormeier, J.L. Endres, E.E. Mann, M.R. Sadykov, A.R. Horswill, K.C. Rice, P.D. Fey, and K.W. Bayles.  2013.  Use of microfluidics technology to analyze gene expression during Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation reveals distinct physiological niches.  Appl Environ Microbiol. 79:3413-24.   

J. L. Bose, P. D. Fey, and K. W. Bayles.  2013.  Genetic tools to enhance the study of gene function and regulation in Staphylococcus aureus.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79:2218-24.

P.D. Fey, J. L. Endres, V.K. Yajjala, T.J. Widhelm, R.J. Boissy, J.L. Bose, and K.W. Bayles.  2013. A Genetic Resource for Rapid and Comprehensive Phenotype Screening of Non-essential Staphylococcus aureus Genes.  mBio 4(1):e00537-12.  Comment:  N.D. Hammer and E.P. Skaar.  2013.  Powerful Genetic Resource for the Study of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.  mBio 4(2).

M.E. Rupp, T. Huerta, S. Yu, R.J. Cavalieri, R. Alter, P.D. Fey, E. Lyden, and T. Van Schooneveld.  2013.  Hospital Basins used to Administer Chlorhexidine Baths are unlikely Microbial Reservoirs.  Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 34:643-645.

M. A. Larson, Shi-Jian Ding, S. R. Slater, A. Hanway, A. M. Bartling, P. D. Fey, O. Lockridge, S. C. Francesconi, S. H. Hinrichs.  2013.  Application of Chromosomal DNA and Protein Targeting for the Identification of Yersinia pestis. Prot. Clin App. 7:416-423.

K.A. Bryant, T.C. Van Schooneveld, I. Thapa, D. Bastola, L.O. Williams, T.J. Safranek, S.H. Hinrichs, M.E. Rupp, and P.D. Fey.  2013.  KPC-4is encoded within a truncated Tn4401 in an IncL/M plasmid pNE1280 isolated from Enterobacter cloacae and Serratia marcescens. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 57(1):37-41  

A.S. Nuxoll, S.M. Halouska, M.R. Sadykov, M.L. Hanke, K.W. Bayles, T. Kielian, R. Powers, and P.D. Fey. 2012. CcpA Regulates Arginine Biosynthesis in Staphylococcus aureus through Repression of Proline Catabolism. PLoS Pathogens Nov;8(11):e1003033

J.L. Bose, M.K. Lehman, D.E. Moormeier, P.D. Fey, and K.W. Bayles.  2012.  Contribution of the Staphylococcus aureus Atl AM and GL domains in cell division, autolysis and the necessity of their enzymatic activity in biofilm formation.  PLoS One 7(7):e42244 

P.D. Fey, P.C. Iwen, E.B. Zentz, A.M. Briska, J.K. Henkhaus, M.A. Larson, R.K. Noel, and S.H. Hinrichs.  2012.  Assessment of Whole Genome mapping in a well-defined outbreak of Salmonella enterica Serotype Saintpaul.  J. Clin Microbiol. 50(9):3063-5

Pozzi, C., Waters, E.M. Rudkin, J.K., Schaeffer, C, Pier, G.B., Fey, P.D., Massey, R.C., and O’Gara, J.P.  2012.  Methicillin resistance alters the biofilm phenotype and attenuates virulence in Staphylococcus aureus device-associated infections. PLoS Pathogens. Apr;8(4):e1002626.

M.E. Rupp, S. Yu, T. Huerta, R.J. Cavalieri, R. Alter, P.D. Fey, T. Van Schooneveld, and J.R. Anderson.  2012.  Adequate disinfection of a needleless intravascular catheter connector with a five second alcohol scrub.  Clin. Infect. Dis.  33:661-665 

D.F. Florescu, F. Qiu, M.A. McCartan, C. Mindru, P.D. Fey, and A.C. Kalil.  2012.  What is the efficacy and safety of colistin for the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia?  A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin. Infect. Dis. 54:670-680.  Comment by M.E. Falagas and P.I. Rafailidis.  2012.  Colistin in Ventilator Associated Pneumonia.  Clin. Infect. Dis 54. 681-683.

D.F. Florescu, W. Grant, J. Botha, P.D. Fey, and A.C. Kalil.  2012.  Is multivisceral transplantation indicated in patients colonized with multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa?  Microbial Drug Resistance 18:74-80