Research at the University of St Andrews School of Medicine


Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Harkins, CP, McAleer, MA, Bennett, D, McHugh, M, Fleury, OM, Pettigrew, KA, Oravcová, K, Parkhill, J, Proby, CM, Dawe, RS, Geoghegan, JA, Irvine, AD & Holden, MTG 2018, 'The widespread use of topical antimicrobials enriches for resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from Atopic Dermatitis patients' British Journal of Dermatology, vol. Early View. DOI: 10.1111/bjd.16722
Richardson, EJ, Bacigalupe, R, Harrison, EM, Weinert, LA, Lycett, S, Vrieling, M, Robb, K, Hoskisson, PA, Holden, MTG, Feil, EJ, Paterson, GK, Tong, SYC, Shittu, A, van Wamel, W, Aanensen, DM, Parkhill, J, Peacock, SJ, Corander, J, Holmes, M & Fitzgerald, JR 2018, 'Gene exchange drives the ecological success of a multi-host bacterial pathogen' Nature Ecology and Evolution, vol. 2, pp. 1468-1478. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-018-0617-0
van Hal, SJ, Steinig, EJ, Andersson, P, Holden, MTG, Harris, SR, Nimmo, GR, Williamson, DA, Heffernan, H, Ritchie, SR, Kearns, AM, Ellington, MJ, Dickson, E, de Lencastre, H, Coombs, GW, Bentley, SD, Parkhill, J, Holt, DC, Giffard, PM & Tong, SYC 2018, 'Global scale dissemination of ST93: a divergent Staphylococcus aureus epidemic lineage that has recently emerged from remote Northern Australia' Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 9, 1453. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01453
Bergin, SM, Periaswamy, B, Barkham, T, Chua, HC, Mok, YM, Fung, DSS, Su, AHC, Lee, YL, Chua, MLI, Ng, PY, Soon, WJW, Chu, CW, Tan, SL, Meehan, M, Ang, BSP, Leo, YS, Holden, MTG, De, P, Hsu, LY, Chen, SL, de Sessions, PF & Marimuthu, K 2018, 'An outbreak of Streptococcus pyogenes in a mental health facility: advantage of well-timed whole-genome sequencing over emm typing' Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 852-860. DOI: 10.1017/ice.2018.101