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2017

  • Jolley KA, Bray JE, Maiden MCJ. A RESTful application programming interface for the PubMLST molecular typing and genome databases. Database (Oxford) 2017, 2017:
  • Lourenço J, Watkins ER, Obolski U, Peacock SJ, Morris C, Maiden MCJ, Gupta S. Lineage structure of Streptococcus pneumoniae may be driven by immune selection on the groEL heat-shock protein. Sci Rep 2017, 7:9023
  • Cooper LV, Boukary RM, Aseffa A, Mihret W, Collard JM, Daugla D, Hodgson A, Sokhna C, Omotara B, Sow S, Quaye SL, Diallo K, Manigart O, Maiden MCJ, Findlow H, Borrow R, Stuart JM, Greenwood BM, Trotter CL. Investigation of correlates of protection against pharyngeal carriage of Neisseria meningitidis genogroups W and Y in the African meningitis belt. PLoS One 2017, 12:e0182575
  • Pandey AK, Cleary DW, Laver JR, Maiden MCJ, Didelot X, Gorringe A, Read RC. Neisseria lactamica Y92-1009 complete genome sequence. Stand Genomic Sci 2017, 12:41
  • Sharp C, Bray J, Housden NG, Maiden MCJ, Kleanthous C. Diversity and distribution of nuclease bacteriocins in bacterial genomes revealed using Hidden Markov Models. PLoS Comput Biol 2017, 13:e1005652
  • Mowlaboccus S, Jolley KA, Bray JE, Pang S, Lee YT, Bew JD, Speers DJ, Keil AD, Coombs GW, Kahler CM. Clonal Expansion of New Penicillin-Resistant Clade of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup W Clonal Complex 11, Australia. Emerg Infect Dis 2017, 23:
  • Harrison OB, Schoen C, Retchless AC, Wang X, Jolley KA, Bray JE, Maiden MCJ. Neisseria genomics: current status and future perspectives. Pathog Dis 2017, 75:
  • Lucidarme J, Lekshmi A, Parikh SR, Bray JE, Hill DM, Bratcher HB, Gray SJ, Carr AD, Jolley KA, Findlow J, Campbell H, Ladhani SN, Ramsay ME, Maiden MCJ, Borrow R. Frequent capsule switching in ‘ultra-virulent’ meningococci – Are we ready for a serogroup B ST-11 complex outbreak? J Infect 2017, 75:95-103
  • Diallo K, Gamougam K, Daugla DM, Harrison OB, Bray JE, Caugant DA, Lucidarme J, Trotter CL, Hassan-King M, Stuart JM, Manigart O, Greenwood BM, Maiden MCJ. Hierarchical genomic analysis of carried and invasive serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis during the 2011 epidemic in Chad. BMC Genomics 2017, 18:398
  • Pascoe B, Méric G, Yahara K, Wimalarathna H, Murray S, Hitchings MD, Sproston EL, Carrillo CD, Taboada EN, Cooper KK, Huynh S, Cody AJ, Jolley KA, Maiden MCJ, McCarthy ND, Didelot X, Parker CT, Sheppard SK. Local genes for local bacteria: Evidence of allopatry in the genomes of transatlantic Campylobacter populations. Mol Ecol 2017, 26:4497-4508
  • Karah N, Jolley KA, Hall RM, Uhlin BE. Database for the ampC alleles in Acinetobacter baumannii. PLoS One 2017, 12:e0176695
  • Cody AJ, Bray JE, Jolley KA, McCarthy ND, Maiden MCJ. Core Genome Multilocus Sequence Typing Scheme for Stable, Comparative Analyses of Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli Human Disease Isolates. J Clin Microbiol 2017, 55:2086-2097
  • Feavers IM, Maiden MCJ. Recent Progress in the Prevention of Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease. Clin Vaccine Immunol 2017, 24:
  • Murray S, Pascoe B, Méric G, Mageiros L, Yahara K, Hitchings MD, Friedmann Y, Wilkinson TS, Gormley FJ, Mack D, Bray JE, Lamble S, Bowden R, Jolley KA, Maiden MCJ, Wendlandt S, Schwarz S, Corander J, Fitzgerald JR, Sheppard SK. Recombination-Mediated Host Adaptation by Avian Staphylococcus aureus. Genome Biol Evol 2017, 9:830-842
  • Gonzalez-Escalona N, Jolley KA, Reed E, Martinez-Urtaza J. Defining a Core Genome Multilocus Sequence Typing Scheme for the Global Epidemiology of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. J Clin Microbiol 2017, 55:1682-1697
  • Bartley SN, Mowlaboccus S, Mullally CA, Stubbs KA, Vrielink A, Maiden MC, Harrison OB, Perkins TT, Kahler CM. Acquisition of the capsule locus by horizontal gene transfer in Neisseria meningitidis is often accompanied by the loss of UDP-GalNAc synthesis. Sci Rep 2017, 7:44442
  • Ganesh K, Allam M, Wolter N, Bratcher HB, Harrison OB, Lucidarme J, Borrow R, de Gouveia L, Meiring S, Birkhead M, Maiden MC, von Gottberg A, du Plessis M. Molecular characterization of invasive capsule null Neisseria meningitidis in South Africa. BMC Microbiol 2017, 17:40
  • Harrison OB, Cole K, Peters J, Cresswell F, Dean G, Eyre DW, Paul J, Maiden MC. Genomic analysis of urogenital and rectal Neisseria meningitidis isolates reveals encapsulated hyperinvasive meningococci and coincident multidrug-resistant gonococci. Sex Transm Infect 2017, 93:445-451
  • van Tonder AJ, Bray JE, Quirk SJ, Haraldsson G, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Hoffmann S, Bentley SD, Haraldsson Á, Erlendsdóttir H, Kristinsson KG, Brueggemann AB. Putatively novel serotypes and the potential for reduced vaccine effectiveness: capsular locus diversity revealed among 5405 pneumococcal genomes. Microb Genom 2016, 2:000090
  • Watkins ER, Maiden MC. Metabolic shift in the emergence of hyperinvasive pandemic meningococcal lineages. Sci Rep 2017, 7:41126

2016

  • Vegge CS, Jansen van Rensburg MJ, Rasmussen JJ, Maiden MC, Johnsen LG, Danielsen M, MacIntyre S, Ingmer H, Kelly DJ. Glucose Metabolism via the Entner-Doudoroff Pathway in Campylobacter: A Rare Trait that Enhances Survival and Promotes Biofilm Formation in Some Isolates. Front Microbiol 2016, 7:1877
  • Yahara K, Méric G, Taylor AJ, de Vries SP, Murray S, Pascoe B, Mageiros L, Torralbo A, Vidal A, Ridley A, Komukai S, Wimalarathna H, Cody AJ, Colles FM, McCarthy N, Harris D, Bray JE, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Bayliss CD, Grant A, Maskell D, Didelot X, Kelly DJ, Sheppard SK. Genome-wide association of functional traits linked with Campylobacter jejuni survival from farm to fork. Environ Microbiol 2017, 19:361-380
  • Jansen van Rensburg MJ, Swift C, Cody AJ, Jenkins C, Maiden MC. Exploiting Bacterial Whole-Genome Sequencing Data for Evaluation of Diagnostic Assays: Campylobacter Species Identification as a Case Study. J Clin Microbiol 2016, 54:2882-2890
  • Watkins ER, Maiden MC, Gupta S. Metabolic competition as a driver of bacterial population structure. Future Microbiol 2016, 11:1339-1357
  • Mulhall RM, Brehony C, Meyler K, Jolley KA, Bray J, Bennett D, Maiden MC, Cunney R. Resolution of a Protracted Serogroup B Meningococcal Outbreak with Whole-Genome Sequencing Shows Interspecies Genetic Transfer. J Clin Microbiol 2016, 54:2891-2899
  • Harrison OB, Clemence M, Dillard JP, Tang CM, Trees D, Grad YH, Maiden MC. Genomic analyses of Neisseria gonorrhoeae reveal an association of the gonococcal genetic island with antimicrobial resistance. J Infect 2016, 73:578-587
  • Brehony C, Rodrigues CM, Borrow R, Smith A, Cunney R, Moxon ER, Maiden MC. Distribution of Bexsero® Antigen Sequence Types (BASTs) in invasive meningococcal disease isolates: Implications for immunisation. Vaccine 2016, 34:4690-7
  • Weyand NJ, Ma M, Phifer-Rixey M, Taku NA, Rendón MA, Hockenberry AM, Kim WJ, Agellon AB, Biais N, Suzuki TA, Goodyer-Sait L, Harrison OB, Bratcher HB, Nachman MW, Maiden MC, So M. Isolation and characterization of Neisseria musculi sp. nov., from the wild house mouse. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016, 66:3585-3593
  • van Tonder AJ, Bray JE, Roalfe L, White R, Zancolli M, Quirk SJ, Haraldsson G, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Bentley SD, Haraldsson Á, Erlendsdóttir H, Kristinsson KG, Goldblatt D, Brueggemann AB. Correction for van Tonder et al., Genomics Reveals the Worldwide Distribution of Multidrug-Resistant Serotype 6E Pneumococci. J Clin Microbiol 2016, 54:1670
  • Chalker VJ, Smith A, Al-Shahib A, Botchway S, Macdonald E, Daniel R, Phillips S, Platt S, Doumith M, Tewolde R, Coelho J, Jolley KA, Underwood A, McCarthy ND. Integration of Genomic and Other Epidemiologic Data to Investigate and Control a Cross-Institutional Outbreak of Streptococcus pyogenes. Emerg Infect Dis 2016, 22:973-80
  • Brehony C, Hill DM, Lucidarme J, Borrow R, Maiden MC. Authors’ response: Meningococcal vaccine antigen diversity in global databases. Euro Surveill 2016, 21:
  • Harris LG, Murray S, Pascoe B, Bray J, Meric G, Mageiros L, Wilkinson TS, Jeeves R, Rohde H, Schwarz S, de Lencastre H, Miragaia M, Rolo J, Bowden R, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Mack D, Sheppard SK. Correction: Biofilm Morphotypes and Population Structure among Staphylococcus epidermidis from Commensal and Clinical Samples. PLoS One, 11:e0154510
  • Maiden MC, Harrison OB. Population and Functional Genomics of Neisseria Revealed with Gene-by-Gene Approaches. J Clin Microbiol 2016, 54:1949-55
  • Diallo K, Trotter C, Timbine Y, Tamboura B, Sow SO, Issaka B, Dano ID, Collard JM, Dieng M, Diallo A, Mihret A, Ali OA, Aseffa A, Quaye SL, Bugri A, Osei I, Gamougam K, Mbainadji L, Daugla DM, Gadzama G, Sambo ZB, Omotara BA, Bennett JS, Rebbetts LS, Watkins ER, Nascimento M, Woukeu A, Manigart O, Borrow R, Stuart JM, Greenwood BM, Maiden MC. Pharyngeal carriage of Neisseria species in the African meningitis belt. J Infect 2016, 72:667-77
  • Harris LG, Murray S, Pascoe B, Bray J, Meric G, Magerios L, Wilkinson TS, Jeeves R, Rohde H, Schwarz S, de Lencastre H, Miragaia M, Rolo J, Bowden R, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Mack D, Sheppard SK. Biofilm Morphotypes and Population Structure among Staphylococcus epidermidis from Commensal and Clinical Samples. PLoS One 2016, 11:e0151240
  • du Plessis M, Allam M, Tempia S, Wolter N, de Gouveia L, von Mollendorf C, Jolley KA, Mbelle N, Wadula J, Cornick JE, Everett DB, McGee L, Breiman RF, Gladstone RA, Bentley SD, Klugman KP, von Gottberg A. Phylogenetic Analysis of Invasive Serotype 1 Pneumococcus in South Africa, 1989 to 2013. J Clin Microbiol 2016, 54:1326-34
  • Vidal AB, Colles FM, Rodgers JD, McCarthy ND, Davies RH, Maiden MC, Clifton-Hadley FA. Genetic Diversity of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli Isolates from Conventional Broiler Flocks and the Impacts of Sampling Strategy and Laboratory Method. Appl Environ Microbiol 2016, 82:2347-55
  • Tan A, Hill DM, Harrison OB, Srikhanta YN, Jennings MP, Maiden MC, Seib KL. Distribution of the type III DNA methyltransferases modA, modB and modD among Neisseria meningitidis genotypes: implications for gene regulation and virulence. Sci Rep 2016, 6:21015
  • Oldfield NJ, Harrison OB, Bayliss CD, Maiden MC, Ala’Aldeen DA, Turner DP. Genomic Analysis of Serogroup Y Neisseria meningitidis Isolates Reveals Extensive Similarities Between Carriage-Associated and Disease-Associated Organisms. J Infect Dis 2016, 213:1777-85
  • Colles FM, Cain RJ, Nickson T, Smith AL, Roberts SJ, Maiden MC, Lunn D, Dawkins MS. Monitoring chicken flock behaviour provides early warning of infection by human pathogen Campylobacter. Proc Biol Sci 2016, 283:

2015

  • Brehony C, Hill DM, Lucidarme J, Borrow R, Maiden MC. Meningococcal vaccine antigen diversity in global databases. Euro Surveill 2015, 20:
  • Yahara K, Didelot X, Jolley KA, Kobayashi I, Maiden MC, Sheppard SK, Falush D. The Landscape of Realized Homologous Recombination in Pathogenic Bacteria. Mol Biol Evol 2016, 33:456-71
  • Hill DM, Lucidarme J, Gray SJ, Newbold LS, Ure R, Brehony C, Harrison OB, Bray JE, Jolley KA, Bratcher HB, Parkhill J, Tang CM, Borrow R, Maiden MC. Genomic epidemiology of age-associated meningococcal lineages in national surveillance: an observational cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis 2015, 15:1420-8
  • Sanders H, Norheim G, Chan H, Dold C, Vipond C, Derrick JP, Pollard AJ, Maiden MC, Feavers IM. FetA Antibodies Induced by an Outer Membrane Vesicle Vaccine Derived from a Serogroup B Meningococcal Isolate with Constitutive FetA Expression. PLoS One 2015, 10:e0140345
  • Norheim G, Sanders H, Mellesdal JW, Sundfør I, Chan H, Brehony C, Vipond C, Dold C, Care R, Saleem M, Maiden MC, Derrick JP, Feavers I, Pollard AJ. An OMV Vaccine Derived from a Capsular Group B Meningococcus with Constitutive FetA Expression: Preclinical Evaluation of Immunogenicity and Toxicity. PLoS One 2015, 10:e0134353
  • Ghoul M, West SA, Johansen HK, Molin S, Harrison OB, Maiden MC, Jelsbak L, Bruce JB, Griffin AS. Bacteriocin-mediated competition in cystic fibrosis lung infections. Proc Biol Sci 2015, 282:
  • Lucidarme J, Hill DM, Bratcher HB, Gray SJ, du Plessis M, Tsang RS, Vazquez JA, Taha MK, Ceyhan M, Efron AM, Gorla MC, Findlow J, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Borrow R. Genomic resolution of an aggressive, widespread, diverse and expanding meningococcal serogroup B, C and W lineage. J Infect 2015, 71:544-52
  • Watkins ER, Penman BS, Lourenço J, Buckee CO, Maiden MC, Gupta S. Vaccination Drives Changes in Metabolic and Virulence Profiles of Streptococcus pneumoniae. PLoS Pathog 2015, 11:e1005034
  • Margos G, Binder K, Dzaferovic E, Hizo-Teufel C, Sing A, Wildner M, Fingerle V, Jolley KA. PubMLST.org – The new home for the Borrelia MLSA database. Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2015, 6:869-71
  • Cody AJ, McCarthy ND, Bray JE, Wimalarathna HM, Colles FM, Jansen van Rensburg MJ, Dingle KE, Waldenström J, Maiden MC. Wild bird-associated Campylobacter jejuni isolates are a consistent source of human disease, in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Environ Microbiol Rep 2015, 7:782-8
  • Sheppard SK, Maiden MC. The Evolution of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2015, 7:
  • Fernandes AM, Balasegaram S, Willis C, Wimalarathna HM, Maiden MC, McCarthy ND. Partial Failure of Milk Pasteurization as a Risk for the Transmission of Campylobacter From Cattle to Humans. Clin Infect Dis 2015, 61:903-9
  • Harrison OB, Bray JE, Maiden MC, Caugant DA. Genomic Analysis of the Evolution and Global Spread of Hyper-invasive Meningococcal Lineage 5. EBioMedicine 2015, 2:234-243
  • Marsay L, Dold C, Green CA, Rollier CS, Norheim G, Sadarangani M, Shanyinde M, Brehony C, Thompson AJ, Sanders H, Chan H, Haworth K, Derrick JP, Feavers IM, Maiden MC, Pollard AJ. A novel meningococcal outer membrane vesicle vaccine with constitutive expression of FetA: A phase I clinical trial. J Infect 2015, 71:326-37
  • van Tonder AJ, Bray JE, Roalfe L, White R, Zancolli M, Quirk SJ, Haraldsson G, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Bentley SD, Haraldsson Á, Erlendsdóttir H, Kristinsson KG, Goldblatt D, Brueggemann AB. Genomics Reveals the Worldwide Distribution of Multidrug-Resistant Serotype 6E Pneumococci. J Clin Microbiol 2015, 53:2271-85
  • Törös B, Hedberg ST, Unemo M, Jacobsson S, Hill DM, Olcén P, Fredlund H, Bratcher HB, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Mölling P. Genome-Based Characterization of Emergent Invasive Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup Y Isolates in Sweden from 1995 to 2012. J Clin Microbiol 2015, 53:2154-62
  • Méric G, Miragaia M, de Been M, Yahara K, Pascoe B, Mageiros L, Mikhail J, Harris LG, Wilkinson TS, Rolo J, Lamble S, Bray JE, Jolley KA, Hanage WP, Bowden R, Maiden MC, Mack D, de Lencastre H, Feil EJ, Corander J, Sheppard SK. Ecological Overlap and Horizontal Gene Transfer in Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis. Genome Biol Evol 2015, 7:1313-28
  • Henry LM, Maiden MC, Ferrari J, Godfray HC. Insect life history and the evolution of bacterial mutualism. Ecol Lett 2015, 18:516-25
  • Seib KL, Jen FE, Tan A, Scott AL, Kumar R, Power PM, Chen LT, Wu HJ, Wang AH, Hill DM, Luyten YA, Morgan RD, Roberts RJ, Maiden MC, Boitano M, Clark TA, Korlach J, Rao DN, Jennings MP. Specificity of the ModA11, ModA12 and ModD1 epigenetic regulator N6-adenine DNA methyltransferases of Neisseria meningitidis. Nucleic Acids Res 2015, 43:4150-62
  • Deasy AM, Guccione E, Dale AP, Andrews N, Evans CM, Bennett JS, Bratcher HB, Maiden MC, Gorringe AR, Read RC. Nasal Inoculation of the Commensal Neisseria lactamica Inhibits Carriage of Neisseria meningitidis by Young Adults: A Controlled Human Infection Study. Clin Infect Dis 2015, 60:1512-20
  • Colles FM, McCarthy ND, Bliss CM, Layton R, Maiden MC. The long-term dynamics of Campylobacter colonizing a free-range broiler breeder flock: an observational study. Environ Microbiol 2015, 17:938-46
  • Vaz C, Francisco AP, Silva M, Jolley KA, Bray JE, Pouseele H, Rothganger J, Ramirez M, Carriço JA. TypOn: the microbial typing ontology. J Biomed Semantics 2014, 5:43

2014

  • Bratcher HB, Corton C, Jolley KA, Parkhill J, Maiden MC. A gene-by-gene population genomics platform: de novo assembly, annotation and genealogical analysis of 108 representative Neisseria meningitidis genomes. BMC Genomics 2014, 15:1138
  • Forsythe SJ, Dickins B, Jolley KA. Cronobacter, the emergent bacterial pathogen Enterobacter sakazakii comes of age; MLST and whole genome sequence analysis. BMC Genomics 2014, 15:1121
  • Bull MJ, Jolley KA, Bray JE, Aerts M, Vandamme P, Maiden MC, Marchesi JR, Mahenthiralingam E. The domestication of the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus acidophilus. Sci Rep 2014, 4:7202
  • Read RC, Baxter D, Chadwick DR, Faust SN, Finn A, Gordon SB, Heath PT, Lewis DJ, Pollard AJ, Turner DP, Bazaz R, Ganguli A, Havelock T, Neal KR, Okike IO, Morales-Aza B, Patel K, Snape MD, Williams J, Gilchrist S, Gray SJ, Maiden MC, Toneatto D, Wang H, McCarthy M, Dull PM, Borrow R. Effect of a quadrivalent meningococcal ACWY glycoconjugate or a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine on meningococcal carriage: an observer-blind, phase 3 randomised clinical trial. Lancet 2014, 384:2123-31
  • van Tonder AJ, Mistry S, Bray JE, Hill DM, Cody AJ, Farmer CL, Klugman KP, von Gottberg A, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Brueggemann AB. Defining the estimated core genome of bacterial populations using a bayesian decision model. PLoS Comput Biol 2014, 10:e1003788
  • Maiden MC, MacLennan JM. Editorial commentary: fifteen years of protection by meningococcal C conjugate vaccines: lessons from disease surveillance. Clin Infect Dis 2014, 59:1222-4
  • Jolley KA, Maiden MC. Using MLST to study bacterial variation: prospects in the genomic era. Future Microbiol 2014, 9:623-30
  • Bambini S, De Chiara M, Muzzi A, Mora M, Lucidarme J, Brehony C, Borrow R, Masignani V, Comanducci M, Maiden MC, Rappuoli R, Pizza M, Jolley KA. Neisseria adhesin a variation and revised nomenclature scheme. Clin Vaccine Immunol 2014, 21:966-71
  • Brehony C, Trotter CL, Ramsay ME, Chandra M, Jolley KA, van der Ende A, Carion F, Berthelsen L, Hoffmann S, Harðardóttir H, Vazquez JA, Murphy K, Toropainen M, Caniça M, Ferreira E, Diggle M, Edwards GF, Taha MK, Stefanelli P, Kriz P, Gray SJ, Fox AJ, Jacobsson S, Claus H, Vogel U, Tzanakaki G, Heuberger S, Caugant DA, Frosch M, Maiden MC. Implications of differential age distribution of disease-associated meningococcal lineages for vaccine development. Clin Vaccine Immunol 2014, 21:847-53
  • Wörmann ME, Horien CL, Bennett JS, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Tang CM, Aho EL, Exley RM. Sequence, distribution and chromosomal context of class I and class II pilin genes of Neisseria meningitidis identified in whole genome sequences. BMC Genomics 2014, 15:253
  • Sheppard SK, Cheng L, Méric G, de Haan CP, Llarena AK, Marttinen P, Vidal A, Ridley A, Clifton-Hadley F, Connor TR, Strachan NJ, Forbes K, Colles FM, Jolley KA, Bentley SD, Maiden MC, Hänninen ML, Parkhill J, Hanage WP, Corander J. Cryptic ecology among host generalist Campylobacter jejuni in domestic animals. Mol Ecol 2014, 23:2442-51
  • Méric G, Yahara K, Mageiros L, Pascoe B, Maiden MC, Jolley KA, Sheppard SK. A reference pan-genome approach to comparative bacterial genomics: identification of novel epidemiological markers in pathogenic campylobacter. PLoS One 2014, 9:e92798
  • Bennett JS, Watkins ER, Jolley KA, Harrison OB, Maiden MC. Identifying Neisseria Species by Use of the 50S Ribosomal Protein L6 (rplF) Gene. J Clin Microbiol 2014, 52:1375-81
  • Miller WG, Yee E, Jolley KA, Chapman MH. Use of an improved atpA amplification and sequencing method to identify members of the Campylobacteraceae and Helicobacteraceae. Lett Appl Microbiol 2014, 58:582-90
  • Brisse S, Brehony C, Conceição T, Cubero M, Glasner C, Le Gouil M, Renvoisé A, Sheppard S, Weinert LA. Microbial molecular markers and epidemiological surveillance in the era of high throughput sequencing: an update from the IMMEM-10 conference. Res Microbiol 2014, 165:140-53

2013

  • Strachan NJ, Rotariu O, Macrae M, Sheppard SK, Smith-Palmer A, Cowden J, Maiden MC, Forbes KJ. Operationalising factors that explain the emergence of infectious diseases: a case study of the human campylobacteriosis epidemic. PLoS One 2013, 8:e79331
  • Basta NE, Stuart JM, Nascimento MC, Manigart O, Trotter C, Hassan-King M, Chandramohan D, Sow SO, Berthe A, Bedru A, Tekletsion YK, Collard JM, Jusot JF, Diallo A, Basséne H, Daugla DM, Gamougam K, Hodgson A, Forgor AA, Omotara BA, Gadzama GB, Watkins ER, Rebbetts LS, Diallo K, Weiss NS, Halloran ME, Maiden MC, Greenwood B. Methods for identifying Neisseria meningitidis carriers: a multi-center study in the African meningitis belt. PLoS One 2013, 8:e78336
  • Bennett JS, Jolley KA, Maiden MC. Genome sequence analyses show that Neisseria oralis is the same species as ‘Neisseria mucosa var. heidelbergensis’. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013, 63:3920-6
  • Maiden MC, van Rensburg MJ, Bray JE, Earle SG, Ford SA, Jolley KA, McCarthy ND. MLST revisited: the gene-by-gene approach to bacterial genomics. Nat Rev Microbiol 2013, 11:728-36
  • Suarez S, Ferroni A, Lotz A, Jolley KA, Guérin P, Leto J, Dauphin B, Jamet A, Maiden MC, Nassif X, Armengaud J. Ribosomal proteins as biomarkers for bacterial identification by mass spectrometry in the clinical microbiology laboratory. J Microbiol Methods 2013, 94:390-6
  • Abid M, Wimalarathna H, Mills J, Saldana L, Pang W, Richardson JF, Maiden MC, McCarthy ND. Duck liver-associated outbreak of Campylobacteriosis among humans, United Kingdom, 2011. Emerg Infect Dis 2013, 19:1310-3
  • Wimalarathna HM, Richardson JF, Lawson AJ, Elson R, Meldrum R, Little CL, Maiden MC, McCarthy ND, Sheppard SK. Widespread acquisition of antimicrobial resistance among Campylobacter isolates from UK retail poultry and evidence for clonal expansion of resistant lineages. BMC Microbiol 2013, 13:160
  • Sheppard SK, Didelot X, Meric G, Torralbo A, Jolley KA, Kelly DJ, Bentley SD, Maiden MC, Parkhill J, Falush D. Genome-wide association study identifies vitamin B5 biosynthesis as a host specificity factor in Campylobacter. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2013, 110:11923-7
  • Harrison OB, Bennett JS, Derrick JP, Maiden MC, Bayliss CD. Distribution and diversity of the haemoglobin-haptoglobin iron-acquisition systems in pathogenic and non-pathogenic Neisseria. Microbiology 2013, 159:1920-30
  • Lucidarme J, Gilchrist S, Newbold LS, Gray SJ, Kaczmarski EB, Richardson L, Bennett JS, Maiden MC, Findlow J, Borrow R. Genetic distribution of noncapsular meningococcal group B vaccine antigens in Neisseria lactamica. Clin Vaccine Immunol 2013, 20:1360-9
  • Maiden MC. The impact of protein-conjugate polysaccharide vaccines: an endgame for meningitis? Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2013, 368:20120147
  • Roux F, Sproston E, Rotariu O, Macrae M, Sheppard SK, Bessell P, Smith-Palmer A, Cowden J, Maiden MC, Forbes KJ, Strachan NJ. Elucidating the aetiology of human Campylobacter coli infections. PLoS One 2013, 8:e64504
  • Cody AJ, McCarthy ND, Jansen van Rensburg M, Isinkaye T, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Dingle KE, Bowler IC, Jolley KA, Maiden MC. Real-time genomic epidemiological evaluation of human Campylobacter isolates by use of whole-genome multilocus sequence typing. J Clin Microbiol 2013, 51:2526-34
  • Harrison OB, Claus H, Jiang Y, Bennett JS, Bratcher HB, Jolley KA, Corton C, Care R, Poolman JT, Zollinger WD, Frasch CE, Stephens DS, Feavers I, Frosch M, Parkhill J, Vogel U, Quail MA, Bentley SD, Maiden MC. Description and nomenclature of Neisseria meningitidis capsule locus. Emerg Infect Dis 2013, 19:566-73
  • Mason J, Iturriza-Gomara M, O’Brien SJ, Ngwira BM, Dove W, Maiden MC, Cunliffe NA. Campylobacter infection in children in Malawi is common and is frequently associated with enteric virus co-infections. PLoS One 2013, 8:e59663
  • Saleem M, Prince SM, Rigby SE, Imran M, Patel H, Chan H, Sanders H, Maiden MC, Feavers IM, Derrick JP. Use of a molecular decoy to segregate transport from antigenicity in the FrpB iron transporter from Neisseria meningitidis. PLoS One 2013, 8:e56746
  • Pitondo-Silva A, Santos AC, Jolley KA, Leite CQ, Darini AL. Comparison of three molecular typing methods to assess genetic diversity for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Microbiol Methods 2013, 93:42-8
  • Jolley KA, Maiden MC. Automated extraction of typing information for bacterial pathogens from whole genome sequence data: Neisseria meningitidis as an exemplar. Euro Surveill 2013, 18:20379
  • Hong E, Thulin Hedberg S, Abad R, Fazio C, Enríquez R, Deghmane AE, Jolley KA, Stefanelli P, Unemo M, Vazquez JA, Veyrier FJ, Taha MK. Target gene sequencing to define the susceptibility of Neisseria meningitidis to ciprofloxacin. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013, 57:1961-4
  • Griekspoor P, Colles FM, McCarthy ND, Hansbro PM, Ashhurst-Smith C, Olsen B, Hasselquist D, Maiden MC, Waldenström J. Marked host specificity and lack of phylogeographic population structure of Campylobacter jejuni in wild birds. Mol Ecol 2013, 22:1463-72
  • Sheppard SK, Didelot X, Jolley KA, Darling AE, Pascoe B, Meric G, Kelly DJ, Cody A, Colles FM, Strachan NJ, Ogden ID, Forbes K, French NP, Carter P, Miller WG, McCarthy ND, Owen R, Litrup E, Egholm M, Affourtit JP, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Maiden MC, Falush D. Progressive genome-wide introgression in agricultural Campylobacter coli. Mol Ecol 2013, 22:1051-64
  • Altmann D, Aseffa A, Bash M, Basta N, Borrow R, Broome C, Caugant D, Clark T, Collard JM, Djingarey M, Goldblatt D, Greenwood B, Griffiths U, Hajjeh R, Hassan-King M, Hugonnet S, Kimball AM, LaForce M, MacLennan C, Maiden MC, Manigart O, Mayer L, Messonnier N, Moisi J, Moore K, Moto DD, Mueller J, Nascimento M, Obaro S, Ouedraogo R, Page AL, Perea W, Pluschke G, Preziosi MP, Sow S, Stephens D, Stuart J, Thomson M, Tiendrebeogo S, Trape JF, Vernet G. Priorities for research on meningococcal disease and the impact of serogroup A vaccination in the African meningitis belt. Vaccine 2013, 31:1453-7

2012

  • Mullins MA, Register KB, Brunelle BW, Aragon V, Galofré-Mila N, Bayles DO, Jolley KA. A curated public database for multilocus sequence typing (MLST) and analysis of Haemophilus parasuis based on an optimized typing scheme. Vet Microbiol 2013, 162:899-906
  • Read DS, Woodcock DJ, Strachan NJ, Forbes KJ, Colles FM, Maiden MC, Clifton-Hadley F, Ridley A, Vidal A, Rodgers J, Whiteley AS, Sheppard SK. Evidence for phenotypic plasticity among multihost Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli lineages, obtained using ribosomal multilocus sequence typing and Raman spectroscopy. Appl Environ Microbiol 2013, 79:965-73
  • Dingle KE, Didelot X, Ansari MA, Eyre DW, Vaughan A, Griffiths D, Ip CL, Batty EM, Golubchik T, Bowden R, Jolley KA, Hood DW, Fawley WN, Walker AS, Peto TE, Wilcox MH, Crook DW. Recombinational switching of the Clostridium difficile S-layer and a novel glycosylation gene cluster revealed by large-scale whole-genome sequencing. J Infect Dis 2013, 207:675-86
  • Maiden MC. The endgame for serogroup a meningococcal disease in Africa? Clin Infect Dis 2013, 56:364-6
  • Watkins ER, Maiden MC. Persistence of hyperinvasive meningococcal strain types during global spread as recorded in the PubMLST database. PLoS One 2012, 7:e45349
  • Strachan NJ, Rotariu O, Smith-Palmer A, Cowden J, Sheppard SK, O’Brien SJ, Maiden MC, Macrae M, Bessell PR, Matthews L, Reid SW, Innocent GT, Ogden ID, Forbes KJ. Identifying the seasonal origins of human campylobacteriosis. Epidemiol Infect 2013, 141:1267-75
  • Colles FM, Maiden MC. Campylobacter sequence typing databases: applications and future prospects. Microbiology 2012, 158:2695-709
  • Bratcher HB, Bennett JS, Maiden MC. Evolutionary and genomic insights into meningococcal biology. Future Microbiol 2012, 7:873-85
  • Cody AJ, McCarthy NM, Wimalarathna HL, Colles FM, Clark L, Bowler IC, Maiden MC, Dingle KE. A longitudinal 6-year study of the molecular epidemiology of clinical campylobacter isolates in Oxfordshire, United kingdom. J Clin Microbiol 2012, 50:3193-201
  • Jolley KA, Hill DM, Bratcher HB, Harrison OB, Feavers IM, Parkhill J, Maiden MC. Resolution of a meningococcal disease outbreak from whole-genome sequence data with rapid Web-based analysis methods. J Clin Microbiol 2012, 50:3046-53
  • Maiden MC, Frosch M. Can we, should we, eradicate the meningococcus? Vaccine 2012, 30 Suppl 2:B52-6
  • Bennett JS, Jolley KA, Earle SG, Corton C, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Maiden MC. A genomic approach to bacterial taxonomy: an examination and proposed reclassification of species within the genus Neisseria. Microbiology 2012, 158:1570-80
  • McCarthy ND, Gillespie IA, Lawson AJ, Richardson J, Neal KR, Hawtin PR, Maiden MC, O’Brien SJ. Molecular epidemiology of human Campylobacter jejuni shows association between seasonal and international patterns of disease. Epidemiol Infect 2012, 140:2247-55
  • Jolley KA, Bliss CM, Bennett JS, Bratcher HB, Brehony C, Colles FM, Wimalarathna H, Harrison OB, Sheppard SK, Cody AJ, Maiden MC. Ribosomal multilocus sequence typing: universal characterization of bacteria from domain to strain. Microbiology 2012, 158:1005-15
  • Sanders H, Brehony C, Maiden MC, Vipond C, Feavers IM. The effect of iron availability on transcription of the Neisseria meningitidis fHbp gene varies among clonal complexes. Microbiology 2012, 158:869-76
  • Sheppard SK, Jolley KA, Maiden MC. A Gene-By-Gene Approach to Bacterial Population Genomics: Whole Genome MLST of Campylobacter. Genes (Basel) 2012, 3:261-77

2011

  • Colles FM, McCarthy ND, Layton R, Maiden MC. The prevalence of Campylobacter amongst a free-range broiler breeder flock was primarily affected by flock age. PLoS One 2011, 6:e22825
  • Colles FM, Ali JS, Sheppard SK, McCarthy ND, Maiden MC. Campylobacter populations in wild and domesticated Mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos). Environ Microbiol Rep 2011, 3:574-580
  • Jounio U, Saukkoriipi A, Bratcher HB, Bloigu A, Juvonen R, Silvennoinen-Kassinen S, Peitso A, Harju T, Vainio O, Kuusi M, Maiden MC, Leinonen M, Käyhty H, Toropainen M. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of carriage and invasive disease isolates of Neisseria meningitidis in Finland. J Clin Microbiol 2012, 50:264-73
  • Laukkanen-Ninios R, Didelot X, Jolley KA, Morelli G, Sangal V, Kristo P, Brehony C, Imori PF, Fukushima H, Siitonen A, Tseneva G, Voskressenskaya E, Falcao JP, Korkeala H, Maiden MC, Mazzoni C, Carniel E, Skurnik M, Achtman M. Population structure of the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis complex according to multilocus sequence typing. Environ Microbiol 2011, 13:3114-27
  • Ibarz-Pavón AB, Maclennan J, Andrews NJ, Gray SJ, Urwin R, Clarke SC, Walker AM, Evans MR, Kroll JS, Neal KR, Crook DW, Cann K, Harrison S, Cunningham R, Baxter D, Kaczmarski E, McCarthy ND, Jolley KA, Cameron JC, Stuart JM, Maiden MC. Changes in serogroup and genotype prevalence among carried meningococci in the United Kingdom during vaccine implementation. J Infect Dis 2011, 204:1046-53
  • Sheppard SK, Colles FM, McCarthy ND, Strachan NJ, Ogden ID, Forbes KJ, Dallas JF, Maiden MC. Niche segregation and genetic structure of Campylobacter jejuni populations from wild and agricultural host species. Mol Ecol 2011, 20:3484-90
  • Dingle KE, Griffiths D, Didelot X, Evans J, Vaughan A, Kachrimanidou M, Stoesser N, Jolley KA, Golubchik T, Harding RM, Peto TE, Fawley W, Walker AS, Wilcox M, Crook DW. Clinical Clostridium difficile: clonality and pathogenicity locus diversity. PLoS One 2011, 6:e19993
  • Harrison OB, Brueggemann AB, Caugant DA, van der Ende A, Frosch M, Gray S, Heuberger S, Krizova P, Olcen P, Slack M, Taha MK, Maiden MC. Molecular typing methods for outbreak detection and surveillance of invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis, Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae, a review. Microbiology 2011, 157:2181-95
  • Zollinger WD, Poolman JT, Maiden MC. Meningococcal serogroup B vaccines: will they live up to expectations? Expert Rev Vaccines 2011, 10:559-61
  • Callaghan MJ, Lewis S, Sadarangani M, Bailey SE, Chan H, Ferguson DJ, Derrick JP, Feavers I, Maiden MC, Pollard AJ. Potential of recombinant opa proteins as vaccine candidates against hyperinvasive meningococci. Infect Immun 2011, 79:2810-8
  • Omer H, Rose G, Jolley KA, Frapy E, Zahar JR, Maiden MC, Bentley SD, Tinsley CR, Nassif X, Bille E. Genotypic and phenotypic modifications of Neisseria meningitidis after an accidental human passage. PLoS One 2011, 6:e17145
  • Tauseef I, Harrison OB, Wooldridge KG, Feavers IM, Neal KR, Gray SJ, Kriz P, Turner DP, Ala’Aldeen DA, Maiden MC, Bayliss CD. Influence of the combination and phase variation status of the haemoglobin receptors HmbR and HpuAB on meningococcal virulence. Microbiology 2011, 157:1446-56
  • Sheppard SK, McCarthy ND, Jolley KA, Maiden MC. Introgression in the genus Campylobacter: generation and spread of mosaic alleles. Microbiology 2011, 157:1066-74

2010

  • Sheppard SK, Dallas JF, Wilson DJ, Strachan NJ, McCarthy ND, Jolley KA, Colles FM, Rotariu O, Ogden ID, Forbes KJ, Maiden MC. Evolution of an agriculture-associated disease causing Campylobacter coli clade: evidence from national surveillance data in Scotland. PLoS One 2010, 5:e15708
  • Pannekoek Y, Dickx V, Beeckman DS, Jolley KA, Keijzers WC, Vretou E, Maiden MC, Vanrompay D, van der Ende A. Multi locus sequence typing of Chlamydia reveals an association between Chlamydia psittaci genotypes and host species. PLoS One 2010, 5:e14179
  • Jolley KA, Maiden MC. BIGSdb: Scalable analysis of bacterial genome variation at the population level. BMC Bioinformatics 2010, 11:595
  • Bennett JS, Bentley SD, Vernikos GS, Quail MA, Cherevach I, White B, Parkhill J, Maiden MC. Independent evolution of the core and accessory gene sets in the genus Neisseria: insights gained from the genome of Neisseria lactamica isolate 020-06. BMC Genomics 2010, 11:652
  • Hastings R, Colles FM, McCarthy ND, Maiden MC, Sheppard SK. Campylobacter genotypes from poultry transportation crates indicate a source of contamination and transmission. J Appl Microbiol 2011, 110:266-76
  • Aspholm M, Aas FE, Harrison OB, Quinn D, Vik A, Viburiene R, Tønjum T, Moir J, Maiden MC, Koomey M. Structural alterations in a component of cytochrome c oxidase and molecular evolution of pathogenic Neisseria in humans. PLoS Pathog 2010, 6:e1001055
  • Kiliç A, Bedir O, Basustaoglu AC, Bratcher HB, Jolley KA, Mert G. Neisseria meningitidis serogroup X sequence type 767 in Turkey. J Clin Microbiol 2010, 48:4340-1
  • Paillot R, Darby AC, Robinson C, Wright NL, Steward KF, Anderson E, Webb K, Holden MT, Efstratiou A, Broughton K, Jolley KA, Priestnall SL, Marotti Campi MC, Hughes MA, Radford A, Erles K, Waller AS. Identification of three novel superantigen-encoding genes in Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus, szeF, szeN, and szeP. Infect Immun 2010, 78:4817-27
  • Taha MK, Hedberg ST, Szatanik M, Hong E, Ruckly C, Abad R, Bertrand S, Carion F, Claus H, Corso A, Enríquez R, Heuberger S, Hryniewicz W, Jolley KA, Kriz P, Mollerach M, Musilek M, Neri A, Olcén P, Pana M, Skoczynska A, Sorhouet Pereira C, Stefanelli P, Tzanakaki G, Unemo M, Vázquez JA, Vogel U, Wasko I. Multicenter study for defining the breakpoint for rifampin resistance in Neisseria meningitidis by rpoB sequencing. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2010, 54:3651-8
  • Sheppard SK, Colles F, Richardson J, Cody AJ, Elson R, Lawson A, Brick G, Meldrum R, Little CL, Owen RJ, Maiden MC, McCarthy ND. Host association of Campylobacter genotypes transcends geographic variation. Appl Environ Microbiol 2010, 76:5269-77
  • Didelot X, Maiden MC. Impact of recombination on bacterial evolution. Trends Microbiol 2010, 18:315-22
  • Cody AJ, Colles FM, Sheppard SK, Maiden MC. Where does Campylobacter come from? A molecular odyssey. Adv Exp Med Biol 2010, 659:47-56
  • Kugelberg E, Gollan B, Farrance C, Bratcher H, Lucidarme J, Ibarz-Pavón AB, Maiden MC, Borrow R, Tang CM. The influence of IS1301 in the capsule biosynthesis locus on meningococcal carriage and disease. PLoS One 2010, 5:e9413
  • Climent Y, Urwin R, Yero D, Martinez I, Martín A, Sotolongo F, Maiden MC, Pajón R. The genetic structure of Neisseria meningitidis populations in Cuba before and after the introduction of a serogroup BC vaccine. Infect Genet Evol 2010, 10:546-54
  • Evans NJ, Harrison OB, Clow K, Derrick JP, Feavers IM, Maiden MC. Variation and molecular evolution of HmbR, the Neisseria meningitidis haemoglobin receptor. Microbiology 2010, 156:1384-93
  • Buckee CO, Gupta S, Kriz P, Maiden MC, Jolley KA. Long-term evolution of antigen repertoires among carried meningococci. Proc Biol Sci 2010, 277:1635-41
  • Colles FM, McCarthy ND, Sheppard SK, Layton R, Maiden MC. Comparison of Campylobacter populations isolated from a free-range broiler flock before and after slaughter. Int J Food Microbiol 2010, 137:259-64
  • Griffiths D, Fawley W, Kachrimanidou M, Bowden R, Crook DW, Fung R, Golubchik T, Harding RM, Jeffery KJ, Jolley KA, Kirton R, Peto TE, Rees G, Stoesser N, Vaughan A, Walker AS, Young BC, Wilcox M, Dingle KE. Multilocus sequence typing of Clostridium difficile. J Clin Microbiol 2010, 48:770-8
  • Climent Y, Yero D, Martinez I, Martín A, Jolley KA, Sotolongo F, Maiden MC, Urwin R, Pajón R. Clonal distribution of disease-associated and healthy carrier isolates of Neisseria meningitidis between 1983 and 2005 in Cuba. J Clin Microbiol 2010, 48:802-10

2009

  • Maiden MC. Putting leprosy on the map. Nat Genet 2009, 41:1264-6
  • Kiliç A, Jolley KA, Beşirbellioğlu B, Koçak N, Bedir O, Eyigün CP, Başustaoğlu AC. [Genotypic characteristics of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W-135 strains isolated as the agent of fatal meningitis in a military hospital]. Mikrobiyol Bul 2009, 43:515-7
  • Brehony C, Wilson DJ, Maiden MC. Variation of the factor H-binding protein of Neisseria meningitidis. Microbiology 2009, 155:4155-69
  • Nielsen LN, Sheppard SK, McCarthy ND, Maiden MC, Ingmer H, Krogfelt KA. MLST clustering of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from patients with gastroenteritis, reactive arthritis and Guillain-Barré syndrome. J Appl Microbiol 2010, 108:591-9
  • Rotariu O, Dallas JF, Ogden ID, MacRae M, Sheppard SK, Maiden MC, Gormley FJ, Forbes KJ, Strachan NJ. Spatiotemporal homogeneity of Campylobacter subtypes from cattle and sheep across northeastern and southwestern Scotland. Appl Environ Microbiol 2009, 75:6275-81
  • Didelot X, Urwin R, Maiden MC, Falush D. Genealogical typing of Neisseria meningitidis. Microbiology 2009, 155:3176-86
  • Trotter CL, Maiden MC. Meningococcal vaccines and herd immunity: lessons learned from serogroup C conjugate vaccination programs. Expert Rev Vaccines 2009, 8:851-61
  • Jolley KA. Internet-based sequence-typing databases for bacterial molecular epidemiology. Methods Mol Biol 2009, 551:305-12
  • Ibarz Pavón AB, Maiden MC. Multilocus sequence typing. Methods Mol Biol 2009, 551:129-40
  • Harrison OB, Evans NJ, Blair JM, Grimes HS, Tinsley CR, Nassif X, Kriz P, Ure R, Gray SJ, Derrick JP, Maiden MC, Feavers IM. Epidemiological evidence for the role of the hemoglobin receptor, hmbR, in meningococcal virulence. J Infect Dis 2009, 200:94-8
  • Caugant DA, Maiden MC. Meningococcal carriage and disease–population biology and evolution. Vaccine 2009, 27 Suppl 2:B64-70
  • Do T, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Gilbert SC, Clark D, Wade WG, Beighton D. Population structure of Streptococcus oralis. Microbiology 2009, 155:2593-602
  • Srikhanta YN, Dowideit SJ, Edwards JL, Falsetta ML, Wu HJ, Harrison OB, Fox KL, Seib KL, Maguire TL, Wang AH, Maiden MC, Grimmond SM, Apicella MA, Jennings MP. Phasevarions mediate random switching of gene expression in pathogenic Neisseria. PLoS Pathog 2009, 5:e1000400
  • Holden MT, Heather Z, Paillot R, Steward KF, Webb K, Ainslie F, Jourdan T, Bason NC, Holroyd NE, Mungall K, Quail MA, Sanders M, Simmonds M, Willey D, Brooks K, Aanensen DM, Spratt BG, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Kehoe M, Chanter N, Bentley SD, Robinson C, Maskell DJ, Parkhill J, Waller AS. Genomic evidence for the evolution of Streptococcus equi: host restriction, increased virulence, and genetic exchange with human pathogens. PLoS Pathog 2009, 5:e1000346
  • Sheppard SK, Dallas JF, Strachan NJ, MacRae M, McCarthy ND, Wilson DJ, Gormley FJ, Falush D, Ogden ID, Maiden MC, Forbes KJ. Campylobacter genotyping to determine the source of human infection. Clin Infect Dis 2009, 48:1072-8
  • Sheppard SK, Dallas JF, MacRae M, McCarthy ND, Sproston EL, Gormley FJ, Strachan NJ, Ogden ID, Maiden MC, Forbes KJ. Campylobacter genotypes from food animals, environmental sources and clinical disease in Scotland 2005/6. Int J Food Microbiol 2009, 134:96-103
  • Strachan NJ, Gormley FJ, Rotariu O, Ogden ID, Miller G, Dunn GM, Sheppard SK, Dallas JF, Reid TM, Howie H, Maiden MC, Forbes KJ. Attribution of Campylobacter infections in northeast Scotland to specific sources by use of multilocus sequence typing. J Infect Dis 2009, 199:1205-8

2008

  • Bille E, Ure R, Gray SJ, Kaczmarski EB, McCarthy ND, Nassif X, Maiden MC, Tinsley CR. Association of a bacteriophage with meningococcal disease in young adults. PLoS One 2008, 3:e3885
  • Kilic A, Jolley KA, Gul HC, Saracli MA, Besirbellioglu B, Basustaoglu AC. Genetic and antigenic characterization of Neisseria meningitidis strains from Turkish recruits in 2006. Intern Med 2008, 47:1949-50
  • Webb K, Jolley KA, Mitchell Z, Robinson C, Newton JR, Maiden MC, Waller A. Development of an unambiguous and discriminatory multilocus sequence typing scheme for the Streptococcus zooepidemicus group. Microbiology 2008, 154:3016-24
  • Dingle KE, McCarthy ND, Cody AJ, Peto TE, Maiden MC. Extended sequence typing of Campylobacter spp., United Kingdom. Emerg Infect Dis 2008, 14:1620-2
  • Colles FM, McCarthy ND, Howe JC, Devereux CL, Gosler AG, Maiden MC. Dynamics of Campylobacter colonization of a natural host, Sturnus vulgaris (European starling). Environ Microbiol 2009, 11:258-67
  • Maiden MC. Population genomics: diversity and virulence in the Neisseria. Curr Opin Microbiol 2008, 11:467-71
  • Buckee CO, Jolley KA, Recker M, Penman B, Kriz P, Gupta S, Maiden MC. Role of selection in the emergence of lineages and the evolution of virulence in Neisseria meningitidis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008, 105:15082-7
  • Bennett JS, Thompson EA, Kriz P, Jolley KA, Maiden MC. A common gene pool for the Neisseria FetA antigen. Int J Med Microbiol 2009, 299:133-9
  • Callaghan MJ, Buckee C, McCarthy ND, Ibarz Pavón AB, Jolley KA, Faust S, Gray SJ, Kaczmarski EB, Levin M, Kroll JS, Maiden MC, Pollard AJ. Opa protein repertoires of disease-causing and carried meningococci. J Clin Microbiol 2008, 46:3033-41
  • Bennett JS, Callaghan MJ, Derrick JP, Maiden MC. Variation in the Neisseria lactamica porin, and its relationship to meningococcal PorB. Microbiology 2008, 154:1525-34
  • Harrison OB, Maiden MC, Rokbi B. Distribution of transferrin binding protein B gene (tbpB) variants among Neisseria species. BMC Microbiol 2008, 8:66
  • Colles FM, Jones TA, McCarthy ND, Sheppard SK, Cody AJ, Dingle KE, Dawkins MS, Maiden MC. Campylobacter infection of broiler chickens in a free-range environment. Environ Microbiol 2008, 10:2042-50
  • Sheppard SK, McCarthy ND, Falush D, Maiden MC. Convergence of Campylobacter species: implications for bacterial evolution. Science 2008, 320:237-9
  • Colles FM, Dingle KE, Cody AJ, Maiden MC. Comparison of Campylobacter populations in wild geese with those in starlings and free-range poultry on the same farm. Appl Environ Microbiol 2008, 74:3583-90
  • Russell JE, Urwin R, Gray SJ, Fox AJ, Feavers IM, Maiden MC. Molecular epidemiology of meningococcal disease in England and Wales 1975-1995, before the introduction of serogroup C conjugate vaccines. Microbiology 2008, 154:1170-7
  • Callaghan MJ, Buckee CO, Jolley KA, Kriz P, Maiden MC, Gupta S. The effect of immune selection on the structure of the meningococcal opa protein repertoire. PLoS Pathog 2008, 4:e1000020
  • Maiden MC, Ibarz-Pavón AB, Urwin R, Gray SJ, Andrews NJ, Clarke SC, Walker AM, Evans MR, Kroll JS, Neal KR, Crook DW, Cann K, Harrison S, Cunningham R, Baxter D, Kaczmarski E, Maclennan J, Cameron JC, Stuart JM. Impact of meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccines on carriage and herd immunity. J Infect Dis 2008, 197:737-43

2007

  • Callaghan MJ, Rockett K, Banner C, Haralambous E, Betts H, Faust S, Maiden MC, Kroll JS, Levin M, Kwiatkowski DP, Pollard AJ. Haplotypic diversity in human CEACAM genes: effects on susceptibility to meningococcal disease. Genes Immun 2008, 9:30-7
  • Bennett JS, Jolley KA, Sparling PF, Saunders NJ, Hart CA, Feavers IM, Maiden MC. Species status of Neisseria gonorrhoeae: evolutionary and epidemiological inferences from multilocus sequence typing. BMC Biol 2007, 5:35
  • Bisharat N, Cohen DI, Maiden MC, Crook DW, Peto T, Harding RM. The evolution of genetic structure in the marine pathogen, Vibrio vulnificus. Infect Genet Evol 2007, 7:685-93
  • Baldwin A, Mahenthiralingam E, Drevinek P, Vandamme P, Govan JR, Waine DJ, LiPuma JJ, Chiarini L, Dalmastri C, Henry DA, Speert DP, Honeybourne D, Maiden MC, Dowson CG. Environmental Burkholderia cepacia complex isolates in human infections. Emerg Infect Dis 2007, 13:458-61
  • Taha MK, Vázquez JA, Hong E, Bennett DE, Bertrand S, Bukovski S, Cafferkey MT, Carion F, Christensen JJ, Diggle M, Edwards G, Enríquez R, Fazio C, Frosch M, Heuberger S, Hoffmann S, Jolley KA, Kadlubowski M, Kechrid A, Kesanopoulos K, Kriz P, Lambertsen L, Levenet I, Musilek M, Paragi M, Saguer A, Skoczynska A, Stefanelli P, Thulin S, Tzanakaki G, Unemo M, Vogel U, Zarantonelli ML. Target gene sequencing to characterize the penicillin G susceptibility of Neisseria meningitidis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2007, 51:2784-92
  • McCarthy ND, Colles FM, Dingle KE, Bagnall MC, Manning G, Maiden MC, Falush D. Host-associated genetic import in Campylobacter jejuni. Emerg Infect Dis 2007, 13:267-72
  • Odds FC, Bougnoux ME, Shaw DJ, Bain JM, Davidson AD, Diogo D, Jacobsen MD, Lecomte M, Li SY, Tavanti A, Maiden MC, Gow NA, d’Enfert C. Molecular phylogenetics of Candida albicans. Eukaryot Cell 2007, 6:1041-52

2006

  • Brehony C, Jolley KA, Maiden MC. Multilocus sequence typing for global surveillance of meningococcal disease. FEMS Microbiol Rev 2007, 31:15-26
  • Jolley KA, Brehony C, Maiden MC. Molecular typing of meningococci: recommendations for target choice and nomenclature. FEMS Microbiol Rev 2007, 31:89-96
  • Trotter CL, Chandra M, Cano R, Larrauri A, Ramsay ME, Brehony C, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Heuberger S, Frosch M. A surveillance network for meningococcal disease in Europe. FEMS Microbiol Rev 2007, 31:27-36
  • Jacobsen MD, Gow NA, Maiden MC, Shaw DJ, Odds FC. Strain typing and determination of population structure of Candida krusei by multilocus sequence typing. J Clin Microbiol 2007, 45:317-23
  • Odds FC, Davidson AD, Jacobsen MD, Tavanti A, Whyte JA, Kibbler CC, Ellis DH, Maiden MC, Shaw DJ, Gow NA. Candida albicans strain maintenance, replacement, and microvariation demonstrated by multilocus sequence typing. J Clin Microbiol 2006, 44:3647-58
  • Pullinger GD, Coffey TJ, Maiden MC, Leigh JA. Multilocus-sequence typing analysis reveals similar populations of Streptococcus uberis are responsible for bovine intramammary infections of short and long duration. Vet Microbiol 2007, 119:194-204
  • Baldo L, Dunning Hotopp JC, Jolley KA, Bordenstein SR, Biber SA, Choudhury RR, Hayashi C, Maiden MC, Tettelin H, Werren JH. Multilocus sequence typing system for the endosymbiont Wolbachia pipientis. Appl Environ Microbiol 2006, 72:7098-110
  • Callaghan MJ, Jolley KA, Maiden MC. Opacity-associated adhesin repertoire in hyperinvasive Neisseria meningitidis. Infect Immun 2006, 74:5085-94
  • Sleeman KL, Griffiths D, Shackley F, Diggle L, Gupta S, Maiden MC, Moxon ER, Crook DW, Peto TE. Capsular serotype-specific attack rates and duration of carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in a population of children. J Infect Dis 2006, 194:682-8
  • Weber MV, Claus H, Maiden MC, Frosch M, Vogel U. Genetic mechanisms for loss of encapsulation in polysialyltransferase-gene-positive meningococci isolated from healthy carriers. Int J Med Microbiol 2006, 296:475-84
  • Waller AS, Jolley KA. Getting a grip on strangles: recent progress towards improved diagnostics and vaccines. Vet J 2007, 173:492-501
  • Jolley KA, Maiden MC. AgdbNet – antigen sequence database software for bacterial typing. BMC Bioinformatics 2006, 7:314
  • Maiden MC. Multilocus sequence typing of bacteria. Annu Rev Microbiol 2006, 60:561-88
  • MacLennan J, Kafatos G, Neal K, Andrews N, Cameron JC, Roberts R, Evans MR, Cann K, Baxter DN, Maiden MC, Stuart JM, Stuart JM. Social behavior and meningococcal carriage in British teenagers. Emerg Infect Dis 2006, 12:950-7
  • Wirth T, Falush D, Lan R, Colles F, Mensa P, Wieler LH, Karch H, Reeves PR, Maiden MC, Ochman H, Achtman M. Sex and virulence in Escherichia coli: an evolutionary perspective. Mol Microbiol 2006, 60:1136-51
  • Harrison LH, Jolley KA, Shutt KA, Marsh JW, Sanza LT, Maiden MC, Maiden MC. Antigenic shift and increased incidence of meningococcal disease. J Infect Dis 2006, 193:1266-74
  • Tzitzilonis C, Prince SM, Collins RF, Achtman M, Feavers IM, Maiden MC, Derrick JP. Structural variation and immune recognition of the P1.2 subtype meningococcal antigen. Proteins 2006, 62:947-55
  • Pullinger GD, López-Benavides M, Coffey TJ, Williamson JH, Cursons RT, Summers E, Lacy-Hulbert J, Maiden MC, Leigh JA. Application of Streptococcus uberis multilocus sequence typing: analysis of the population structure detected among environmental and bovine isolates from New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Appl Environ Microbiol 2006, 72:1429-36
  • Coffey TJ, Pullinger GD, Urwin R, Jolley KA, Wilson SM, Maiden MC, Leigh JA. First insights into the evolution of Streptococcus uberis: a multilocus sequence typing scheme that enables investigation of its population biology. Appl Environ Microbiol 2006, 72:1420-8
  • Kelly C, Bugg M, Robinson C, Mitchell Z, Davis-Poynter N, Newton JR, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Waller AS. Sequence variation of the SeM gene of Streptococcus equi allows discrimination of the source of strangles outbreaks. J Clin Microbiol 2006, 44:480-6

2005

  • van Bergen MA, Dingle KE, Maiden MC, Newell DG, van der Graaf-Van Bloois L, van Putten JP, Wagenaar JA. Clonal nature of Campylobacter fetus as defined by multilocus sequence typing. J Clin Microbiol 2005, 43:5888-98
  • Tavanti A, Davidson AD, Fordyce MJ, Gow NA, Maiden MC, Odds FC. Population structure and properties of Candida albicans, as determined by multilocus sequence typing. J Clin Microbiol 2005, 43:5601-13
  • Tavanti A, Davidson AD, Johnson EM, Maiden MC, Shaw DJ, Gow NA, Odds FC. Multilocus sequence typing for differentiation of strains of Candida tropicalis. J Clin Microbiol 2005, 43:5593-600
  • Baldwin A, Mahenthiralingam E, Thickett KM, Honeybourne D, Maiden MC, Govan JR, Speert DP, Lipuma JJ, Vandamme P, Dowson CG. Multilocus sequence typing scheme that provides both species and strain differentiation for the Burkholderia cepacia complex. J Clin Microbiol 2005, 43:4665-73
  • Humphries HE, Williams JN, Blackstone R, Jolley KA, Yuen HM, Christodoulides M, Heckels JE. Multivalent liposome-based vaccines containing different serosubtypes of PorA protein induce cross-protective bactericidal immune responses against Neisseria meningitidis. Vaccine 2006, 24:36-44
  • Bille E, Zahar JR, Perrin A, Morelle S, Kriz P, Jolley KA, Maiden MC, Dervin C, Nassif X, Tinsley CR. A chromosomally integrated bacteriophage in invasive meningococci. J Exp Med 2005, 201:1905-13
  • Bennett JS, Griffiths DT, McCarthy ND, Sleeman KL, Jolley KA, Crook DW, Maiden MC. Genetic diversity and carriage dynamics of Neisseria lactamica in infants. Infect Immun 2005, 73:2424-32
  • Claus H, Maiden MC, Wilson DJ, McCarthy ND, Jolley KA, Urwin R, Hessler F, Frosch M, Vogel U. Genetic analysis of meningococci carried by children and young adults. J Infect Dis 2005, 191:1263-71
  • Bisharat N, Cohen DI, Harding RM, Falush D, Crook DW, Peto T, Maiden MC. Hybrid Vibrio vulnificus. Emerg Infect Dis 2005, 11:30-5
  • Dingle KE, Colles FM, Falush D, Maiden MC. Sequence typing and comparison of population biology of Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni. J Clin Microbiol 2005, 43:340-7
  • Tavanti A, Davidson AD, Gow NA, Maiden MC, Odds FC. Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis spp. nov. to replace Candida parapsilosis groups II and III. J Clin Microbiol 2005, 43:284-92

2004

  • Priest FG, Barker M, Baillie LW, Holmes EC, Maiden MC. Population structure and evolution of the Bacillus cereus group. J Bacteriol 2004, 186:7959-70
  • Jolley KA, Wilson DJ, Kriz P, McVean G, Maiden MC. The influence of mutation, recombination, population history, and selection on patterns of genetic diversity in Neisseria meningitidis. Mol Biol Evol 2005, 22:562-9
  • Yazdankhah SP, Kriz P, Tzanakaki G, Kremastinou J, Kalmusova J, Musilek M, Alvestad T, Jolley KA, Wilson DJ, McCarthy ND, Caugant DA, Maiden MC. Distribution of serogroups and genotypes among disease-associated and carried isolates of Neisseria meningitidis from the Czech Republic, Greece, and Norway. J Clin Microbiol 2004, 42:5146-53
  • Baker L, Brown T, Maiden MC, Drobniewski F. Silent nucleotide polymorphisms and a phylogeny for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Emerg Infect Dis 2004, 10:1568-77
  • Urwin R, Russell JE, Thompson EA, Holmes EC, Feavers IM, Maiden MC. Distribution of surface protein variants among hyperinvasive meningococci: implications for vaccine design. Infect Immun 2004, 72:5955-62
  • Jolley KA, Sun L, Moxon ER, Maiden MC. Dam inactivation in Neisseria meningitidis: prevalence among diverse hyperinvasive lineages. BMC Microbiol 2004, 4:34
  • Maiden MC. Dynamics of bacterial carriage and disease: lessons from the meningococcus. Adv Exp Med Biol 2004, 549:23-9
  • Jolley KA, Chan MS, Maiden MC. mlstdbNet – distributed multi-locus sequence typing (MLST) databases. BMC Bioinformatics 2004, 5:86
  • Stollenwerk N, Maiden MC, Jansen VA. Diversity in pathogenicity can cause outbreaks of meningococcal disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2004, 101:10229-34
  • Russell JE, Jolley KA, Feavers IM, Maiden MC, Suker J. PorA variable regions of Neisseria meningitidis. Emerg Infect Dis 2004, 10:674-8
  • Al-Bader T, Jolley KA, Humphries HE, Holloway J, Heckels JE, Semper AE, Friedmann PS, Christodoulides M. Activation of human dendritic cells by the PorA protein of Neisseria meningitidis. Cell Microbiol 2004, 6:651-62
  • Hoffmaster AR, Ravel J, Rasko DA, Chapman GD, Chute MD, Marston CK, De BK, Sacchi CT, Fitzgerald C, Mayer LW, Maiden MC, Priest FG, Barker M, Jiang L, Cer RZ, Rilstone J, Peterson SN, Weyant RS, Galloway DR, Read TD, Popovic T, Fraser CM. Identification of anthrax toxin genes in a Bacillus cereus associated with an illness resembling inhalation anthrax. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2004, 101:8449-54
  • Bisharat N, Crook DW, Leigh J, Harding RM, Ward PN, Coffey TJ, Maiden MC, Peto T, Jones N. Hyperinvasive neonatal group B streptococcus has arisen from a bovine ancestor. J Clin Microbiol 2004, 42:2161-7
  • Tavanti A, Gow NA, Maiden MC, Odds FC, Shaw DJ. Genetic evidence for recombination in Candida albicans based on haplotype analysis. Fungal Genet Biol 2004, 41:553-62

2003

  • Duim B, Godschalk PC, van den Braak N, Dingle KE, Dijkstra JR, Leyde E, van der Plas J, Colles FM, Endtz HP, Wagenaar JA, Maiden MC, van Belkum A. Molecular evidence for dissemination of unique Campylobacter jejuni clones in Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. J Clin Microbiol 2003, 41:5593-7
  • Colles FM, Jones K, Harding RM, Maiden MC. Genetic diversity of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from farm animals and the farm environment. Appl Environ Microbiol 2003, 69:7409-13
  • Saidijam M, Psakis G, Clough JL, Meuller J, Suzuki S, Hoyle CJ, Palmer SL, Morrison SM, Pos MK, Essenberg RC, Maiden MC, Abu-bakr A, Baumberg SG, Neyfakh AA, Griffith JK, Stark MJ, Ward A, Rutherford NG, Phillips-Jones MK, Henderson PJ. Collection and characterisation of bacterial membrane proteins. FEBS Lett 2003, 555:170-5
  • Bougnoux ME, Tavanti A, Bouchier C, Gow NA, Magnier A, Davidson AD, Maiden MC, Odds FC. Collaborative consensus for optimized multilocus sequence typing of Candida albicans. J Clin Microbiol 2003, 41:5265-6
  • Urwin R, Maiden MC. Multi-locus sequence typing: a tool for global epidemiology. Trends Microbiol 2003, 11:479-87
  • Tavanti A, Gow NA, Senesi S, Maiden MC, Odds FC. Optimization and validation of multilocus sequence typing for Candida albicans. J Clin Microbiol 2003, 41:3765-76
  • Thompson EA, Feavers IM, Maiden MC. Antigenic diversity of meningococcal enterobactin receptor FetA, a vaccine component. Microbiology 2003, 149:1849-58
  • Pollard AJ, Maiden MC. Epidemic meningococcal disease in sub-Saharan Africa–towards a sustainable solution? Lancet Infect Dis 2003, 3:68-70
  • Wareing DR, Ure R, Colles FM, Bolton FJ, Fox AJ, Maiden MC, Dingle KE. Reference isolates for the clonal complexes of Campylobacter jejuni. Lett Appl Microbiol 2003, 36:106-10

2002

  • Urwin R, Holmes EC, Fox AJ, Derrick JP, Maiden MC. Phylogenetic evidence for frequent positive selection and recombination in the meningococcal surface antigen PorB. Mol Biol Evol 2002, 19:1686-94
  • Dingle KE, Colles FM, Ure R, Wagenaar JA, Duim B, Bolton FJ, Fox AJ, Wareing DR, Maiden MC. Molecular characterization of Campylobacter jejuni clones: a basis for epidemiologic investigation. Emerg Infect Dis 2002, 8:949-55
  • Claus H, Maiden MC, Maag R, Frosch M, Vogel U. Many carried meningococci lack the genes required for capsule synthesis and transport. Microbiology 2002, 148:1813-9
  • Stackebrandt E, Frederiksen W, Garrity GM, Grimont PA, Kämpfer P, Maiden MC, Nesme X, Rosselló-Mora R, Swings J, Trüper HG, Vauterin L, Ward AC, Whitman WB. Report of the ad hoc committee for the re-evaluation of the species definition in bacteriology. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002, 52:1043-7
  • Maiden MC, Stuart JM, Stuart JM. Carriage of serogroup C meningococci 1 year after meningococcal C conjugate polysaccharide vaccination. Lancet 2002, 359:1829-31
  • Townsend R, Goodwin L, Stevanin TM, Silcocks PB, Parker A, Maiden MC, Read RC. Invasion by Neisseria meningitidis varies widely between clones and among nasopharyngeal mucosae derived from adult human hosts. Microbiology 2002, 148:1467-74

2001

  • Jolley KA, Feil EJ, Chan MS, Maiden MC. Sequence type analysis and recombinational tests (START). Bioinformatics 2001, 17:1230-1
  • Chan MS, Maiden MC, Spratt BG. Database-driven multi locus sequence typing (MLST) of bacterial pathogens. Bioinformatics 2001, 17:1077-83
  • Dingle KE, Van Den Braak N, Colles FM, Price LJ, Woodward DL, Rodgers FG, Endtz HP, Van Belkum A, Maiden MC. Sequence typing confirms that Campylobacter jejuni strains associated with Guillain-Barré and Miller-Fisher syndromes are of diverse genetic lineage, serotype, and flagella type. J Clin Microbiol 2001, 39:3346-9
  • Maiden MC, Frosch M. Molecular techniques for the investigation of meningococcal disease epidemiology. Mol Biotechnol 2001, 18:119-34
  • Jolley KA, Appleby L, Wright JC, Christodoulides M, Heckels JE. Immunization with recombinant Opc outer membrane protein from Neisseria meningitidis: influence of sequence variation and levels of expression on the bactericidal immune response against meningococci. Infect Immun 2001, 69:3809-16
  • Gupta S, Maiden MC. Exploring the evolution of diversity in pathogen populations. Trends Microbiol 2001, 9:181-5
  • Tzanakaki G, Urwin R, Musilek M, Kriz P, Kremastinou J, Pangalis A, Blackwell CC, Maiden MC. Phenotypic and genotypic approaches to characterization of isolates of Neisseria meningitidis from patients and their close family contacts. J Clin Microbiol 2001, 39:1235-40
  • Dingle KE, Colles FM, Wareing DR, Ure R, Fox AJ, Bolton FE, Bootsma HJ, Willems RJ, Urwin R, Maiden MC. Multilocus sequence typing system for Campylobacter jejuni. J Clin Microbiol 2001, 39:14-23
  • Jolley KA, Urwin R. Computational methods for meningococcal population studies. Methods Mol Med 2001, 67:357-73
  • Jolley KA. Multi-locus sequence typing. Methods Mol Med 2001, 67:173-86
  • Maiden MC, Begg NT. Overview: epidemiology, surveillance, and population biology. Methods Mol Med 2001, 67:121-30
  • Christodoulides M, Jolley KA, Heckels JE. Recombinant proteins in vaccine development. Methods Mol Med 2001, 66:167-80

2000

  • Jolley KA, Kalmusova J, Feil EJ, Gupta S, Musilek M, Kriz P, Maiden MC. Carried meningococci in the Czech Republic: a diverse recombining population. J Clin Microbiol 2000, 38:4492-8
  • Maiden MC, Feavers IM. Meningococcal genomics: two steps forward, one step back. Nat Med 2000, 6:1215-6
  • Maiden MC. High-throughput sequencing in the population analysis of bacterial pathogens of humans. Int J Med Microbiol 2000, 290:183-90
  • MacLennan JM, Urwin R, Obaro S, Griffiths D, Greenwood B, Maiden MC. Carriage of serogroup W-135, ET-37 meningococci in The Gambia: implications for immunisation policy? Lancet 2000, 356:1078
  • Jolley KA, Maddocks DG, Gyles SL, Mullan Z, Tang SL, Dyall-Smith ML, Hough DW, Danson MJ. 2-Oxoacid dehydrogenase multienzyme complexes in the halophilic Archaea? Gene sequences and protein structural predictions. Microbiology 2000, 146 ( Pt 5):1061-9

1999

  • Maiden MC, Russell J, Suker J, Feavers IM. Neisseria meningitidis subtype nomenclature. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 1999, 6:771-2
  • Feavers IM, Gray SJ, Urwin R, Russell JE, Bygraves JA, Kaczmarski EB, Maiden MC. Multilocus sequence typing and antigen gene sequencing in the investigation of a meningococcal disease outbreak. J Clin Microbiol 1999, 37:3883-7
  • Feil EJ, Maiden MC, Achtman M, Spratt BG. The relative contributions of recombination and mutation to the divergence of clones of Neisseria meningitidis. Mol Biol Evol 1999, 16:1496-502
  • Charalambous BM, Evans J, Feavers IM, Maiden MC. Comparative analysis of two meningococcal immunotyping monoclonal antibodies by resonant mirror biosensor and antibody gene sequencing. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 1999, 6:838-43
  • Derrick JP, Maiden MC, Feavers IM. Crystal structure of an Fab fragment in complex with a meningococcal serosubtype antigen and a protein G domain. J Mol Biol 1999, 293:81-91
  • Bygraves JA, Urwin R, Fox AJ, Gray SJ, Russell JE, Feavers IM, Maiden MC. Population genetic and evolutionary approaches to analysis of Neisseria meningitidis isolates belonging to the ET-5 complex. J Bacteriol 1999, 181:5551-6
  • Maiden MC, Spratt BG. Meningococcal conjugate vaccines: new opportunities and new challenges. Lancet 1999, 354:615-6
  • Holmes EC, Urwin R, Maiden MC. The influence of recombination on the population structure and evolution of the human pathogen Neisseria meningitidis. Mol Biol Evol 1999, 16:741-9
  • Spratt BG, Maiden MC. Bacterial population genetics, evolution and epidemiology. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 1999, 354:701-10
  • Derrick JP, Urwin R, Suker J, Feavers IM, Maiden MC. Structural and evolutionary inference from molecular variation in Neisseria porins. Infect Immun 1999, 67:2406-13
  • Derrick JP, Feavers I, Maiden MC. Use of streptococcal protein G in obtaining crystals of an antibody Fab fragment in complex with a meningococcal antigen. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 1999, 55:314-6

1998

  • Feavers IM, Maiden MC. A gonococcal porA pseudogene: implications for understanding the evolution and pathogenicity of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Mol Microbiol 1998, 30:647-56
  • Urwin R, Fox AJ, Musilek M, Kriz P, Maiden MC. Heterogeneity of the PorB protein in serotype 22 Neisseria meningitidis. J Clin Microbiol 1998, 36:3680-2
  • Urwin R, Feavers IM, Jones DM, Maiden MC, Fox AJ. Molecular variation of meningococcal serotype 4 antigen genes. Epidemiol Infect 1998, 121:95-101
  • Maiden MC. Horizontal genetic exchange, evolution, and spread of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. Clin Infect Dis 1998, 27 Suppl 1:S12-20
  • Urwin R, Kaczmarski EB, Guiver M, Fox AJ, Maiden MC. Amplification of the meningococcal porB gene for non-culture serotype characterization. Epidemiol Infect 1998, 120:257-62
  • Maiden MC, Bygraves JA, Feil E, Morelli G, Russell JE, Urwin R, Zhang Q, Zhou J, Zurth K, Caugant DA, Feavers IM, Achtman M, Spratt BG. Multilocus sequence typing: a portable approach to the identification of clones within populations of pathogenic microorganisms. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1998, 95:3140-5
  • Maiden MC. The Impact o Molecular Techniques on the Study of Meningococcal Disease. Methods Mol Med 1998, 15:265-91