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Publications by Year

2011 MDL Publications

2012 MDL Publications

2013 MDL Publications

2014 MDL Publications

  • Desmond, E., and Peter, C. 2014. International Tuberculosis Laboratory Consulting. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter 36 (16): 123 - 128

  • Berrada, Z.L., Lin S-Y G, Nguyen D, Schecter GF, Janda JM, Elmaraachli W, Rodwell TR, Catanzaro A, and Desmond E. 2014. Rifabutin and rifampin resistance levels and associated rpoB mutations in clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. J. Clin. Microbiol. Manuscript submitted.

  • Ajbani, K., Lin S-Y G, Rodrigues C, Nguyen D, Arroyo F, Kaping J, Jackson L, Garfein RS, Catanzaro D, Eisenach K, Victor TC, Crudu V, Gler MT, Ismail N, Desmond E, Catanzaro A, and Rodwell TC. 2014. Evaluation of pyrosequencing for detecting extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) in clinical isolates from four highburden countries. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. In press.

  • Lin, S.Y., and Desmond E.P. 2014. Molecular Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Drug Resistance Clin Lab Med. 34(2):297-314.

  • England, K. and E. Desmond. 2014. Building bridges with North Korea: engaging through health diplomacy. Cultures 1(2):26-33.

  • Trollip, A. P.; Moore, D. Coronel, J.; Caviedes, L. Klages, S.; Victor, T.; Romancenco, E. Crudu, V. Ajbani, K.; Vineet, V. P.; Rodrigues, C.; Jackson, R. L. Eisenach, K.; Garfein, R. S.; Rodwell, T. C.; Desmond, E.; Groessl, E. J.; Ganiats, T. G.; Catanzaro, A. 2014. Second-line drug susceptibility breakpoints for Mycobacterium tuberculosis using the MODS assay. Int J. Tuberc Lung Dis. 18(2):227-32

  • Rodwell, T., F. Valafar, J. Douglas, L. Qian, R. Garfein, A. Chawla, J. Torres, V. Zadorozhny, M-S Kim, M. Hoshide, D. Catanzaro, L. Jackson, S.-Y. G. Lin, E. Desmond, C. Rodrigues, K. Eisenach, T. Victor, V. Crudu, N. Ismail, M.T. Gler, and A. Catanzaro. 2014. Predicting Extensively Drug-resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB Phenotypes with Genetic Mutations. J. Clin. Microbiol. 52(3): 781-9.

  • Lin, S-Y. Grace, T. Rodwell, T. Victor, L. Jackson, L. Pham, E. Rider, A. Catanzaro, and E. Desmond. 2014. Pyrosequencing for Rapid Detection of Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Clinical Isolates and Clinical Specimens. J. Clin. Microbiol. 52(2):475-82.

2015 MDL Publications

  • ​​Greninger AL, Kozyreva V, Truong L, Graves M, Chaturvedi V. (2015). Draft genome sequence of Turicella otitidis TD1, isolated from a patient with bacteremia. Genome Announcements (In press).

  • Greninger AL, Kozyreva V, Truong L, Longoria R, Chaturvedi V. (2015). Draft genome sequence of Kerstersia gyiorum CG1 isolated from leg ulcer. Genome Announcements (In press).

  • Greninger AL, Chorny I, Knowles S, Ng VL, Chaturvedi V. (2015). Draft Genome Sequences of the four NDM-1-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains from a healthcare facility in Northern California. Genome Announcements. e00421-15

  • Inderlied, C., and E. Desmond. 2015. Antimycobacterial Agents: InVitro Susceptibility Testing and Mechanisms of Action and Resistance. In: Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine, 6th ed., Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia. Pp 161-249

  • Peter, C., Desmond, E., Murtaugh W., Rider, E., Ferguson, R., Liska, S., Warshauer, D., Berrada, Z., Zallocco, D. Gilpin, C., H.Albert, K. England, H. Alexander, A. Piatek, and A. Korobitsyn. 2015. Guide for providing technical support to TB laboratories in low and middle-income countries. World Health Organization, Global Laboratory Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Woods, G.L., S-Y Lin, and E. Desmond. 2015. Susceptibility test methods: mycobacteria, Nocardia, and other actinomycetes. In: Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 11th ed., Amer. Soc. Microbiol., Washington, D.C., Chapter 76

  • El Maraachli, W., M. Slater, Z.L. Berrada, S-Y. G. Lin, A. Catanzaro, E. Desmond, C. Rodrigues, T.C. Victor, V. Crudu, M.T. Gler, and T.C. Rodwell. 2015. Predicting differential rifamycins resistance in clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates by specific rpoB mutations. Int. J. Tuberc Lung Dis. 19 (10): in press.

  • Catanzaro, A; Rodwell, TC; Catanzaro, DG; Garfein, RS; Jackson, RL; Seifert, M; Georghiou, SB; Trollip, A; Groessl, E; Hillery, N; Crudu, V; Victor, TC; Rodrigues, C; Lin, SY; Valafar, F; Desmond, E; and Eisenach, K. 2015. Performance comparison of three rapid tests for diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Manuscript submitted.

  • Tans-Kersten, J. S-Y.G. Lin, MS, E. Desmond, PhD., and D. Warshauer. 2015. Evaluation of shared laboratory services: detection of M. tuberculosis complex and drug resistance using molecular and culture-based methods. Public Health Reports: In Press.

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