Medical Microbiology and Immunology

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2019

Mucosal immunity in HIV/SIV infection: T Cells, B cells and beyond

Shacklett, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Current Immunology Reviews. 15, 1, p. 63-75 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Mucosal Immunity
HIV Infections
B-Lymphocytes
T-Lymphocytes
HIV-1

What Proportion of Female Sex Workers Practise anal Intercourse and How Frequently? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Owen, B. N., Baggaley, R. F., Elmes, J., Harvey, A., Shubber, Z., Butler, A. R., Silhol, R., Anton, P., Shacklett, B., van der Straten, A. & Boily, M. C., Jan 1 2019, In : AIDS and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Sex Workers
Meta-Analysis
Condoms
HIV
Interviews
2018

Does per-act HIV-1 transmission risk through anal sex vary by gender? An updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Baggaley, R. F., Owen, B. N., Silhol, R., Elmes, J., Anton, P., McGowan, I., van der Straten, A., Shacklett, B., Dang, Q., Swann, E. M., Bolton, D. L. & Boily, M. C., Nov 1 2018, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 80, 5, e13039.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sexual Behavior
Meta-Analysis
HIV-1
Heterosexuality
Therapeutics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Immune Dysfunction and Autoimmunity as Pathological Mechanisms in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Hughes, H. K., Mills Ko, E., Rose, D. & Ashwood, P., Nov 13 2018, In : Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 12, 405.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Autoimmunity
Interpersonal Relations
Nervous System Diseases
Autoantibodies
Immunoglobulins
12 Citations (Scopus)

The germ-organ theory of non-communicable diseases

Byndloss, M. X. & Baumler, A. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Nature Reviews Microbiology. 16, 2, p. 103-110 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dysbiosis
Homeostasis
Microbiota
Colon
Oxygen
8 Citations (Scopus)

The Gut Microbiota and Dysbiosis in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Hughes, H. K., Rose, D. & Ashwood, P., Nov 1 2018, In : Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. 18, 11, 81.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dysbiosis
Microbiota
Metabolomics
Brain
Autism Spectrum Disorder
2017
16 Citations (Scopus)

Colonization resistance: The deconvolution of a complex trait

Olsan, E. E., Byndloss, M. X., Faber, F., Rivera-Chávez, F., Tsolis, R. M. & Baumler, A. J., May 26 2017, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 292, 21, p. 8577-8581 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Deconvolution
Enterobacteriaceae
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Metabolism
Cross Infection
40 Citations (Scopus)

Dysbiotic Proteobacteria expansion: a microbial signature of epithelial dysfunction

Litvak, Y., Byndloss, M. X., Tsolis, R. M. & Baumler, A. J., Oct 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Microbiology. 39, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Anaerobiosis
Proteobacteria
Colon
Dysbiosis
Respiration
10 Citations (Scopus)

Guardians of the gut: Enteric defensins

Sankaran-Walters, S., Hart, R. & Dills, C., Apr 19 2017, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, APR, 647.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Defensins
Paneth Cells
Cell Physiological Phenomena
Microbiota
Colitis
10 Citations (Scopus)

How bacterial pathogens use type III and type IV secretion systems to facilitate their transmission

Byndloss, M. X., Rivera-Chávez, F., Tsolis, R. M. & Baumler, A. J., Feb 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Microbiology. 35, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Brucella abortus
Host-Pathogen Interactions
Cell Physiological Phenomena
Salmonella enterica
Virulence Factors
3 Citations (Scopus)

How common and frequent is heterosexual anal intercourse among South Africans? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Owen, B. N., Elmes, J., Silhol, R., Dang, Q., McGowan, I., Shacklett, B., Swann, E. M., Straten, A. V. D., Baggaley, R. F. & Boily, M. C., Jan 12 2017, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 20, 1, 21162.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Heterosexuality
Meta-Analysis
South Africa
Condoms
HIV
5 Citations (Scopus)

Immunity, host physiology, and behaviour in infected vectors

Murdock, C. C., Luckhart, S. & Cator, L. J., Apr 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 20, p. 28-33 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

immunity
physiology
vector-borne diseases
pathogen
host seeking
66 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal Immune Activation and Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Rodents to Nonhuman and Human Primates

Careaga, M., Murai, T. & Bauman, M. D., Mar 1 2017, In : Biological Psychiatry. 81, 5, p. 391-401 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Primates
Rodentia
Mothers
Infection
Fetal Development
96 Citations (Scopus)

Minimum information about a single amplified genome (MISAG) and a metagenome-assembled genome (MIMAG) of bacteria and archaea

The Genome Standards Consortium, Aug 8 2017, In : Nature Biotechnology. 35, 8, p. 725-731 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Metagenome
Archaea
Bacteria
Genes
Genome
27 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen as a driver of gut dysbiosis

Rivera-Chávez, F., Lopez, C. A. & Baumler, A. J., Apr 1 2017, In : Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 105, p. 93-101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dysbiosis
Pathogens
Enterobacteriaceae
Availability
Oxygen
55 Citations (Scopus)

Small-magnitude effect sizes in epigenetic end points are important in children’s environmental health studies: The children’s environmental health and disease prevention research center’s epigenetics working group

Breton, C. V., Marsit, C. J., Faustman, E., Nadeau, K., Goodrich, J. M., Dolinoy, D. C., Herbstman, J., Holland, N., LaSalle, J. M., Schmidt, R. J., Yousefi, P., Perera, F., Joubert, B. R., Wiemels, J., Taylor, M., Yang, I. V., Chen, R., Hew, K. M., Hussey Freeland, D. M., Miller, R. & 1 othersMurphy, S. K., Apr 1 2017, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 125, 4, p. 511-526 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Environmental Health
Epigenomics
Research
Environmental Exposure
Health
2016
27 Citations (Scopus)

Brucella spp. virulence factors and immunity

Byndloss, M. X. & Tsolis, R. M., Feb 15 2016, In : Annual Review of Animal Biosciences. 4, p. 111-127 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Brucella
Virulence Factors
Immunity
reproductive disorders
virulence
8 Citations (Scopus)

Disseminated infections with antibiotic-resistant non-typhoidal Salmonella strains: contributions of host and pathogen factors

Lokken, K. L., Walker, G. T. & Tsolis, R. M., Nov 1 2016, In : Pathogens and Disease. 74, 8

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Salmonella
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection
Immunity
Focal Infection
205 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions between the microbiota and pathogenic bacteria in the gut

Baumler, A. J. & Sperandio, V., Jul 6 2016, In : Nature. 535, 7610, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Microbiota
Bacteria
Communicable Diseases
Virulence
Respiration
11 Citations (Scopus)

Rationalization of genes for resistance to Bremia lactucae in lettuce

Parra, L., Maisonneuve, B., Lebeda, A., Schut, J., Christopoulou, M., Jeuken, M., McHale, L., Truco, M. J., Crute, I. & Michelmore, R. W., Aug 1 2016, In : Euphytica. 210, 3, p. 309-326 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bremia lactucae
Lettuce
lettuce
R Factors
Genes
41 Citations (Scopus)

The landscape of DNA methylation amid a perfect storm of autism aetiologies

Ciernia, A. V. & LaSalle, J. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 17, 7, p. 411-423 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

DNA Methylation
Autistic Disorder
Genes
Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein 2
Rett Syndrome
2015
29 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of EGFR Family Inhibitors in Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: A Review of Clinical Data and Molecular Evidence

Mooso, B. A., Vinall, R. L., Mudryj, M., Yap, S., deVere White, R. W. & Ghosh, P. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Urology. 193, 1, p. 19-29 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Muscles
Carcinoma
Clinical Trials
Drug Therapy
2014
71 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of intestinal protozoa in the clinical laboratory

Mchardy, I. H., Wu, M., Shimizu-Cohen, R., Roger Couturier, M. & Humphries, R. M., 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 52, 3, p. 712-720 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Technology
Dientamoeba
Cyclospora
Giardia lamblia
Cryptosporidium