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The Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) provides updated and credible information on how genomic information and family health history can improve health and influence policy and practice.

CDC-Authored Publications 2014

Rapid spread and diversification of respiratory syncytial virus genotype ON1, Kenya
Agoti CN, Otieno JR, Gitahi CW, Cane PA, Nokes DJ. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;20(6):950-9.

Preliminary Molecular Characterizations of Sarcoptes scaibiei (Acari: Sarcoptidae) from Farm Animals in Egypt.
Amer S, Wahab TA, Metwaly AE, Ye J, Roellig D, Feng Y, Xiao L. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 11;9(4):e94705.

A rapid immunization strategy with a live-attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine elicits protective neutralizing antibody responses in non-human primates.
Ambuel Y, Young G, Brewoo JN, Paykel J, Weisgrau KL, Rakasz EG, Haller AA, Royals M, Huang CY, Capuano S, Stinchcomb DT, Partidos CD, Osorio JE. Front Immunol. 2014 Jun 5;5:263.

An action plan for translating cancer survivorship research into care.
Alfano CM, Smith T, de Moor JS, Glasgow RE, Khoury MJ, Hawkins NA, Stein KD, Rechis R, Parry C, Leach CR, Padgett L, Rowland JH. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Sep 22;106(11). pii: dju287.

Development of an efficient entire capsid-coding region amplification method for direct detection of poliovirus from stool extracts.
Arita M, Kilpatrick DR, Nakamura T, Burns CC, Bukbuk D, Oderinde SB, Oberste MS, Kew OM, Pallansch MA, Shimizu H. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Oct 22. pii: JCM.02384-14.

Deriving group A Streptococcus typing information from short-read whole-genome sequencing data
Athey TB, Teatero S, Li A, Marchand-Austin A, Beall BW, Fittipaldi N. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jun;52(6):1871-6.

Approach to molecular characterization of partially and completely untyped samples in an Indian rotavirus surveillance program.
Babji S, Arumugam R, Sarvanabhavan A, Gentsch JR, Kang G. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 11;32 Suppl 1:A84-8.

Notes from the field: use of genotyping to disprove a presumed outbreak of Mycobacterium tuberculosis - Los Angeles County, 2013-2014
Baker BJ, Poonja S, Mesrobian M, Lai A, Hwang S. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Oct 10;63(40):907-8.

Molecular surveillance of rotavirus infection in Bangui, Central African Republic, October 2011-September 2013.
Banga-Mingo V, Waku-Kouomou D, Gody JC, Esona MD, Yetimbi JF, Mbary-Daba R, Dahl BA, Dimanche L, Koyazegbe TD, Tricou V, Cavallaro KF, Guifara G, Bowen MD, Gouandjika-Vasilache I. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Sep 2. pii: S1567-1348(14)00311-6.

Molecular surveillance of rotavirus strains circulating in Yaounde, Cameroon, September 2007-December 2012
Boula A, Waku-Kouomou D, Kinkela MN, Esona MD, Kemajou G, Mekontso D, Seheri M, Ndze VN, Emah I, Ela S, Dahl BA, Kobela M, Cavallaro KF, Mballa GA, Genstch JR, Bowen MD, Ndombo PK. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Sep 12.

Molecular detection of adenoviruses, rhabdoviruses, and paramyxoviruses in bats from Kenya
Conrardy C, Tao Y, Kuzmin IV, Niezgoda M, Agwanda B, Breiman RF, Anderson LJ, Rupprecht CE, Tong S. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Aug;91(2):258-66.

Outbreak of hepatitis A in the USA associated with frozen pomegranate arils imported from Turkey: an epidemiological case study
Collier MG1, Khudyakov YE, Selvage D, Adams-Cameron M, Epson E, Cronquist A, Jervis RH, Lamba K, Kimura AC, Sowadsky R, Hassan R, Park SY, Garza E, Elliott AJ, Rotstein DS, Beal J, Kuntz T, Lance SE, Dreisch R, Wise ME, Nelson NP, Suryaprasad A, Drobeniuc J, Holmberg SD, Xu F; for the Hepatitis A Outbreak Investigation Team. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 3. pii: S1473-3099(14)70883-7.

Wild-type measles viruses with non-standard genome lengths.
Bankamp B, Liu C, Rivailler P, Bera J, Shrivastava S, Kirkness EF, Bellini WJ, Rota PA. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 18;9(4):e95470.

Discordance between Self-Report and Genetic Confirmation of Sickle Cell Disease Status in African-American Adults.
Bean CJ, Hooper WC, Ellingsen D, Debaun MR, Sonderman J, Blot WJ. Public Health Genomics. 2014 Mar 28.

Beyond public health genomics: proposals from an international working group.
Boccia S, ...Khoury MJ, et al. European Journal of Public Health, August 29, 2014  

Phylogenetic and epidemiologic evidence of multiyear incubation in human rabies
Boland TA, McGuone D, Jindal J, Rocha M, Cumming M, Rupprecht CE, Barbosa TF, de Novaes Oliveira R, Chu CJ, Cole AJ, Kotait I, Kuzmina NA, Yager PA, Kuzmin IV, Hedley-Whyte ET, Brown CM, Rosenthal ES. Ann Neurol. 2014 Jan;75(1):155-60.

Molecular epidemiology of Pertussis Epidemic - Washington State, 2012.
Bowden KE, Williams MM, Cassiday PK, Milton A, Pawloski L, Harrison M, Martin SW, Meyer S, Qin X, DeBolt C, Tasslimi A, Syed N, Sorrell R, Tran M, Hiatt B, Tondella ML. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul 16. pii: JCM.01189-14.

Reflections on 50 years of newborn screening
Boyle CA, Bocchini JA, Kelly J. Pediatrics. 2014 May 19.

Validation of high throughput sequencing and microbial forensics applications.
Budowle B, Connell ND, Bielecka-Oder A, …Morse SA, … Ternus KL, Turner SD, Minot S. Investig Genet. 2014 Jul 30;5:9.

Phenylketonuria Scientific Review Conference: State of the science and future research needs.
Camp KM, Parisi MA, Acosta PB, ... Rasmussen SA, ... Wilfond BS, Yannicelli S, Young JM. Mol Genet Metab. 2014 Mar 6. pii: S1096-7192(14)00085-7.

Next-generation sequencing reveals large connected networks of intra-host HCV variants
Campo DS, Dimitrova Z, Yamasaki L, Skums P, Lau DT, Vaughan G, Forbi JC, Teo CG, Khudyakov Y. BMC Genomics. 2014 Jul 14;15 Suppl 5:S4.

An overview of recommendations and translational milestones for genomic tests in cancer.
Chang CQ, Tingle SR, Filipski KK, Khoury MJ, Lam TK, Schully SD, Ioannidis JP. Genet Med. 2014 Oct 23.

The Brighton Collaboration Viral Vector Vaccines Safety Working Group (V3SWG).
Chen RT, Carbery B, Mac L, Berns KI, Chapman L, Condit RC, Excler JL, Gurwith M, Hendry M, Khan AS, Khuri-Bulos N, Klug B, Robertson JS, Seligman S, Sheets R, Williamson AL; for the V3SWG. Vaccine. 2014 Oct 8. pii: S0264-410X(14)01303-6.

Small interfering RNA inhibition of andes virus replication.
Chiang CF, Albariňo CG, Lo MK, Spiropoulou CF. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 12;9(6):e99764.

Molecular determinants of dengue virus 2 envelope protein important for virus entry in FcγRIIA-mediated antibody-dependent enhancement of infection.
Chotiwan N, Roehrig JT, Schlesinger JJ, Blair CD, Huang CY. Virology. 2014 May;456-457:238-46.

Horizon scanning for translational genomic research beyond bench to bedside.
Clyne M, Schully SD, Dotson WD, Douglas MP, Gwinn M, Kolor K, Wulf A, Bowen MS, Khoury MJ.

Comparative impacts over 5 years of artemisinin-based combination therapies on Plasmodium falciparum polymorphisms that modulate drug sensitivity in Ugandan children.
Conrad MD, LeClair N, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Bigira V, Muhindo M, Kamya MR, Tappero JW, Greenhouse B, Dorsey G, Rosenthal PJ. J Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 1;210(3):344-53.

Molecular Detection of Adenoviruses, Rhabdoviruses, and Paramyxoviruses in Bats from Kenya.
Conrardy C, Tao Y, Kuzmin IV, Niezgoda M, Agwanda B, Breiman RF, Anderson LJ, Rupprecht CE, Tong S. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May 27. pii: 13-0664.

DNA barcoding for the identification of sand fly species (Diptera, psychodidae, phlebotominae) in Colombia.
Contreras Gutiérrez MA, Vivero RJ, Vélez ID, Porter CH, Uribe S. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 15;9(1):e85496.

Are we there yet? The smallpox research agenda using variola virus
Damon IK, Damaso CR, McFadden G. PLoS Pathog. 2014 May 1;10(5):e1004108

Succinylacetone as primary marker to detect tyrosinemia type I in newborns and its measurement by newborn screening programs.
De Jesús VR, Adam BW, Mandel D, Cuthbert CD, Matern D. Mol Genet Metab. 2014 Jul 17. pii: S1096-7192(14)00214-5.

Genomic epidemiology of Salmonella enterica serotype enteritidis based on population structure of prevalent lineages
Deng X, et al. Emerg Infect Dis, Sep 2014.

Molecular epidemiology of contemporary G2P[4] human rotaviruses cocirculating in a single U.S. community: footprints of a globally transitioning genotype
Dennis AF, McDonald SM, Payne DC, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Esona MD, Edwards KM, Chappell JD, Patton JT. J Virol. 2014 Apr;88(7):3789-801.

Deep sequencing of viral genomes provides insight into the evolution and pathogenesis of varicella zoster virus and its vaccine in humans
Depledge DP, Kundu S, Jensen NJ, Gray ER, Jones M, Steinberg S, Gershon A, Kinchington PR, Schmid DS, Balloux F, Nichols RA, Breuer J. Mol Biol Evol. 2014 Feb;31(2):397-409.

Genetic characterization of clade avian influenza A(H5N1) viruses, Indonesia, 2012
Dharmayanti NL, Hartawan R, Wibawa H, Balish A, Donis R, Davis CT, Samaan G. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;20(4):677-80.

Correlation between CYP1A1 transcript, protein level, enzyme activity and DNA adduct formation in normal human mammary epithelial cell strains exposed to benzo[a]pyrene
Divi RL, Einem Lindeman TL, Shockley ME, Keshava C, Weston A, Poirier MC. Mutagenesis. 2014 Sep 22.

Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections at an outpatient chemotherapy center.
Dobbs TE, Guh AY, Oakes P, Vince MJ, Forbi JC, Jensen B, Moulton-Meissner H, Byers P. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Jul;42(7):731-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.03.007.

Mutations within the rplD gene of linezolid-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated in the United States
Dong W, Chochua S, McGee L, Jackson D, Klugman KP, Vidal JE. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Apr;58(4):2459-62.

Cryptococcus gattii in North American Pacific Northwest: Whole-population genome analysis provides insights into species evolution and dispersal.
Engelthaler DM, Hicks ND, Gillece JD, ... Lockhart SR, Keim P, Meyer W. MBio. 2014 Jul 15;5(4). pii: e01464-14.

Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Producing New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase at an Acute Care Hospital, Colorado, 2012.
Epson EE, Pisney LM, Wendt JM, Maccannell DR, Janelle SJ, Kitchel B, Rasheed JK, Limbago BM, Gould CV, Kallen AJ, Barron MA, Bamberg WM. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Apr;35(4):390-7.

Draft genome sequence of Mortierella alpina isolate CDC-B6842.
Etienne KA, Chibucos MC, Su Q, Orvis J, Daugherty S, Ott S, Sengamalay NA, Fraser CM, Lockhart SR, Bruno VM. Genome Announc. 2014 Jan 23;2(1). pii: e01180-13.

Detection of vaccine-derived polioviruses in Mexico using environmental surveillance.
Esteves-Jaramillo A1, Estívariz CF2, Peñaranda S3, Richardson VL1, Reyna J1, Coronel DL1, Carrión V4, Landaverde JM4, Wassilak SG2, Pérez-Sánchez EE5, López-Martínez I5, Burns CC3, Pallansch MA3. J Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;210 Suppl 1:S315-23.

Translational research is a key to nongeneticist physicians' genomics education
Feero G, Manolio T, Khoury M Genetics in Medicine (2014) May 29

Strengthening the Reporting of Molecular Epidemiology for Infectious Diseases (STROME-ID): an extension of the STROBE statement.
Field N, Cohen T, Struelens MJ, Palm D, Cookson B, Glynn JR, Gallo V, Ramsay M, Sonnenberg P, Maccannell D, Charlett A, Egger M, Green J, Vineis P, Abubakar I. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Mar 13. pii: S1473-3099(13)70324-4.

Description of Campylobacter fetus subsp. testudinum subsp. nov., isolated from humans and reptiles.
Fitzgerald C, Tu ZC, Patrick M, Stiles T, Lawson AJ, Santovenia M, Gilbert MJ, van Bergen M, Joyce K, Pruckler J, Stroika S, Duim B, Miller WG, Loparev VL, Sinnige JC, Fields PI, Tauxe RV, Blaser MJ, Wagenaar JA.  Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014 Jun 4. pii: ijs.0.057778-0.

Recombinant viruses initiated the early HIV-1 epidemic in Burkina Faso
Fonjungo PN, Kalish ML, Schaefer A, Rayfield M, Mika J, Rose LE, Heslop O, Soudre R, Pieniazek D. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(3):e92423.

Intra-host diversity and evolution of hepatitis C virus endemic to Côte d'Ivoire.
Forbi JC, Campo DS, Purdy MA, Dimitrova ZE, Skums P, Xia GL, Punkova LT, Ganova-Raeva LM, Vaughan G, Ben-Ayed Y, Switzer WM, Khudyakov YE. J Med Virol. 2014 Feb 12.

Application of a reverse dot blot DNA-DNA hydridization method to quantify host-feeding tendencies of two sibling species in the Anopheles gambiae complex
Fritz ML, Miller JR, Bayoh MN, Vulule JM, Landgraf JR, Walker ED. Med Vet Entomol. 2013 Dec;27(4):398-407.

Virus-like Particle Secretion and Genotype-dependent Immunogenicity of Dengue Virus Serotype 2 DNA Vaccine.
Galula JU, Shen WF, Chuang ST, Chang GJ, Chao DY. J Virol. 2014 Jul 9. pii: JVI.00810-14.

Antimycobacterial activity of DNA intercalator inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis primase DnaG
Gajadeera C, Willby MJ, Green KD, Shaul P, Fridman M, Garneau-Tsodikova S, Posey JE, Tsodikov OV. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2014 Sep 24.

Draft Genome Sequence of Bacillus cereus Strain BcFL2013, a Clinical Isolate Similar to G9241.
Gee JE, Marston CK, Sammons SA, Burroughs MA, Hoffmaster AR. Genome Announc. 2014 May 29;2(3). pii: e00469-14.

Multiple reassortment events among highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) viruses detected in Bangladesh.
Gerloff NA, Khan SU, Balish A, Shanta IS, Simpson N, Berman L, Haider N, Poh MK, Islam A, Gurley E, Hasnat MA, Dey T, Shu B, Emery S, Lindstrom S, Haque A, Klimov A, Villanueva J, Rahman M, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Ziaur Rahman M, Luby SP, Zeidner N, Donis RO, Sturm-Ramirez K, Davis CT. Virology. 2014 Feb;450-451:297-307.

Sensitive testing of plasma HIV-1 RNA and Sanger sequencing of cellular HIV-1 DNA for the detection of drug resistance prior to starting first-line antiretroviral therapy with etravirine or efavirenz
Geretti AM, Conibear T, Hill A, Johnson JA, Tambuyzer L, Thys K, Vingerhoets J, Van Delft Y. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Apr;69(4):1090-7.

Characteristics of Adults in the Hepatitis B Research Network in North America Reflect Their Country of Origin and HBV Genotype.
Ghany M, Perrillo R, Li R, Belle SH, Janssen HL, Terrault NA, Shuhart MC, Lau DT, Kim WR, Fried MW, Sterling RK, Di Bisceglie AM, Han SH, Ganova-Raeva LM, Chang KM, Suk-Fong Lok A; Hepatitis B Research Network (HBRN). Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jul 7. pii: S1542-3565(14)00976-8.

Heterogeneity of the internal transcribed spacer region in Leishmania tropica isolates from southern Iran.
Ghatee MA, Sharifi I, Kuhls K, Kanannejad Z, Harandi MF, de Almeida ME, Hatam G, Mirhendi H.  Exp Parasitol. 2014 Jun 13. pii: S0014-4894(14)00141-6.

pncA and bptA are not sufficient to complement Ixodes colonization and persistence by B. burgdorferi in lp25 deficient background
Gilmore RD, Brandt KS, Hyde JA. Infect Immun. 2014 Sep 22.

Whole-genome single-nucleotide-polymorphism analysis for discrimination of Clostridium botulinum group I strains
Gonzalez-Escalona N, Timme R, Raphael BH, Zink D, Sharma SK. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2014 Apr;80(7):2125-32.

Molecular and phenotypic characterization of Vibrio navarrensis isolates associated with human illness.
Gladney LM, Tarr CLJ Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep 3. pii: JCM.01544-14.

Thymidylate synthase genotype-directed chemotherapy for patients with gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancers.
Goff LW, Thakkar N, Du L, Chan E, Tan BR, Cardin DB, McLeod HL, Berlin JD, Zehnbauer B, Fournier C, Picus J, Wang-Gillam A, Lee W, Lockhart AC. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 18;9(9):e107424

Genomic epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with reduced susceptibility to cefixime in the USA: a retrospective observational study.
Grad YH, Kirkcaldy RD, Trees D, Dordel J, Harris SR, Goldstein E, Weinstock H, Parkhill J, Hanage WP, Bentley S, Lipsitch M. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Jan 21. pii: S1473-3099(13)70693-5.

Novel method to characterize CYP21A2 in Florida patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia and commercially available cell lines
Greene CN, Cordovado SK, Turner DP, Keong LM, Shulman D, Mueller PW. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2014 ;1(1):312-323.

Molecular characterization of human pathogenic bunyaviruses of the nyando and bwamba/pongola virus groups leads to the genetic identification of mojuí dos campos and kaeng khoi virus.
Groseth A, Mampilli V, Weisend C, Dahlstrom E, Porcella SF, Russell BJ, Tesh RB, Ebihara H. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Sep 4;8(9):e3147.

Phylogeny of imported and reestablished wild polioviruses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2006 to 2011.
Gumede N, Jorba J, Deshpande J, Pallansch M, Yogolelo R, Muyembe-Tamfum JJ, Kew O, Venter M, Burns CC. J Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;210 Suppl 1:S361-7.

Editorial: Updated guidance on Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) reviews and meta-analyses of genetic associations
Marta Gwinn, John P. Ioannidis, Julian Little and Muin J. Khoury Am. J. Epidemiol. (2014) Aug 26

Identification and epidemiology of a rare HoBi-like pestivirus strain in Bangladesh
Haider N, Rahman MS, Khan SU, Mikolon A, Gurley ES, Osmani MG, Shanta IS, Paul SK, Macfarlane-Berry L, Islam A, Desmond J, Epstein JH, Daszak P, Azim T, Luby SP, Zeidner N, Rahman MZ. Transbound Emerg Dis 2014 Jun;61(3):193-8.

Cancer Screening and Genetics: A Tale of Two Paradigms.
Hamilton JG1, Edwards HM, Khoury MJ, Taplin SH. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Apr 4.

Genome sequences of nine bordetella holmesii strains isolated in the United States.
Harvill ET, Goodfield LL, Ivanov Y, Smallridge WE, Meyer JA, Cassiday PK, Tondella ML, Brinkac L, Sanka R, Kim M, Losada L. Genome Announc. 2014 Jun 19;2(3). pii: e00438-14.

The stability of hexacosanoyl lysophosphatidylcholine in dried-blood spot quality control materials for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy newborn screening.
Haynes CA, De Jesús VR. Clin Biochem. 2014 Oct 11. pii: S0009-9120(14)00707-3.

Draft Genome Sequences of Nine Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Strains from Kenya.
Hazen TH, Humphrys MS, Ochieng JB, Parsons M, Bopp CA, O'Reilly CE, Mintz E, Rasko DA. Genome Announc. 2014 Jun 12;2(3). pii: e00582-14.

Human papillomavirus genotype prevalence in invasive penile cancers from a registry-based United States population
Hernandez BY, Goodman MT, Unger ER, Steinau M, Powers A, Lynch CF, Cozen W, Saber MS, Peters ES, Wilkinson EJ, Copeland G, Hopenhayn C, Huang Y, Watson M, Altekruse SF, Lyu C, Saraiya M. Front Oncol. 2014 ;4:9.

Comparative genomic analysis and virulence differences in closely related Salmonella enterica serotype Heidelberg isolates from humans, retail meats, and animals
Hoffmann M, Zhao S, Pettengill J, Luo Y, Monday SR, Abbott J, Ayers SL, Cinar HN, Muruvanda T, Li C, Allard MW, Whichard J, Meng J, Brown EW, McDermott PF. Genome Biol Evol. 2014 May;6(5):1046-68.

The association between demographic and behavioral characteristics and sunburn among U.S. adults - National Health Interview Survey, 2010.
Holman DM, Berkowitz Z, Guy GP Jr, Hartman AM, Perna FM. Prev Med. 2014 Feb 28. pii: S0091-7435(14)00083-8.

Association between alcohol and cardiovascular disease: Mendelian randomisation analysis based on individual participant data.
Holmes MV, Dale CE, Zuccolo L, ... Yesupriya A, .. Dowling NF, ... Keating BJ, Dudbridge F, Casas JP; InterAct Consortium. BMJ. 2014 Jul 10;349:g4164.

State-based surveillance for selected hemoglobinopathies.
Hulihan MM, Feuchtbaum L, Jordan L, Kirby RS, Snyder A, Young W, Greene Y, Telfair J, Wang Y, Cramer W, Werner EM, Kenney K, Creary M, Grant AM. Genet Med. 2014 Jul 3.

Evaluation of automated and manual DNA purification methods for detecting Ricinus communis DNA during ricin investigations
Hutchins AS, Astwood MJ, Saah JR, Michel PA, Newton BR, Dauphin LA. Forensic Sci Int. 2014 Mar;236C:10-15.

Scientific reporting is suboptimal for aspects that characterize genetic risk prediction studies: a review of published articles based on the Genetic RIsk Prediction Studies statement.
Iglesias AI, Mihaescu R, Ioannidis JP, Khoury MJ, Little J, van Duijn CM, Janssens AC. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Jan 7

Increasing value and reducing waste in research design, conduct, and analysis.
John P A Ioannidis, Sander Greenland, Muin J Khoury, Malcolm R Macleod, David Moher, Kenneth F Schulz, Robert Tibshirani Lancet. 2014 Jan 11;383(9912):166-75.

Genetic History of Hepatitis C Virus in Pakistan
Irshad ur Rehman,  Gilberto Vaughan, Michael A. Purdy, Guo-liang Xia, Joseph C. Forbi, Livia Maria Gonçalves Rossi, Sadia Butt, Muhammad Idrees, Yury E. Khudyakov Infect Genet Evol, Aug 13, 2014.

Characterization of reverse genetics-derived cold-adapted master donor virus A/Leningrad/134/17/57 (H2N2) and reassortants with H5N1 surface genes in a mouse model
Isakova-Sivak I, Chen LM, Bourgeois M, Matsuoka Y, Voeten JT, Heldens JG, van den Bosch H, Klimov A, Rudenko L, Cox NJ, Donis RO. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2014 Mar 19.

Frequency of prenatal cytogenetic diagnosis and pregnancy outcomes by maternal race-ethnicity, and the effect on the prevalence of trisomy 21, Metropolitan Atlanta, 1996-2005
Jackson JM, Crider KS, Cragan JD, Rasmussen SA, Olney RS. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Jan;164(1):70-6.

Genetic evidence of importation of drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum to Guatemala from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Jaymin C. Patel , Steve M. Taylor, Patricia C. Juliao, Christian M. Parobek, Mark Janko, Luis Demetrio Gonzalez, Lucia Ortiz, Norma Padilla, Antoinette K. Tshefu, Michael Emch, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Kim Lindblade, and Steven R. Meshnick Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Jun

Maternal smoking, xenobiotic metabolizing enzyme gene variants, and gastroschisis risk
Jenkins MM, Reefhuis J, Gallagher ML, Mulle JG, Hoffmann TJ, Koontz DA, Sturchio C, Rasmussen SA, Witte JS, Richter P, Honein MA. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Mar 25.

Prothrombin G20210A mutation is associated with young-onset stroke: the Genetics of Early-Onset Stroke Study and Meta-Analysis
Jiang B, Ryan KA, Hamedani A, Cheng Y, Sparks MJ, Koontz D, Bean CJ, Gallagher M, Hooper WC, McArdle PF, O'Connell JR, Stine OC, Wozniak MA, Stern BJ, Mitchell BD, Kittner SJ, Cole JW. Stroke. 2014 Mar 11.

Utilizing population controls in rare-variant case-parent association tests.
Jiang Y, Satten GA, Han Y, Epstein MP, Heinzen EL, Goldstein DB, Allen AS. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 May 14. pii: S0002-9297(14)00207-9.

Genetic correlational analysis reveals no association between MPP and the severity of striatal dopaminergic damage following MPTP treatment in BXD mouse strains
Jones BC, O'Callaghan JP, Lu L, Williams RW, Alam G, Miller DB. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2014 Sep 2.

Visual endpoint detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using isothermal Genome Exponential Amplification Reaction (GEAR) assay and malachite green
Jothikumar P, Narayanan J, Hill V. J Microbiol Methods. 2014 Jan 11.

Draft genome sequence of buttiauxella agrestis, isolated from surface water.
Jothikumar N, Kahler A, Strockbine N, Gladney L, Hill VR. Genome Announc. 2014 Oct 16;2(5). pii: e01060-14.

Draft genome sequence of raoultella planticola, isolated from river water.
Jothikuma N, Kahler A, Strockbine N, Gladney L, Hill VR. Genome Announc. 2014 Oct 16;2(5). pii: e01061-14.

Deletion of the NSm virulence gene of Rift Valley fever virus inhibits virus replication in and dissemination from the midgut of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
Kading RC, Crabtree MB, Bird BH, Nichol ST, Erickson BR, Horiuchi K, Biggerstaff BJ, Miller BR. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Feb;8(2):e2670.

Development of a Genomic DNA Reference Material Panel for Rett Syndrome (MECP2-Related Disorders) Genetic Testing.
Kalman LV, Tarleton JC, Percy AK, Aradhya S, Bale S, Barker SD, Bayrak-Toydemir P, Bridges C, Buller-Burckle AM, Das S, Iyer RK, Vo TD, Zvereff VV, Toji LH. J Mol Diagn. 2014 Feb 1. pii: S1525-1578(13)00258-4.

Molecular determinants of influenza virus pathogenesis in mice.
Kamal RP1, Katz JM, York IA. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2014 Jul 20.

Genetic diversity in Enterocytozoon bieneusi from dogs and cats in China: host specificity and public health implications
Karim MR, Dong H, Yu F, Jian F, Zhang L, Wang R, Zhang S, Rume FI, Ning C, Xiao L. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul 2.

Multilocus sequence typing of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in nonhuman primates in China.
Karim MR, Wang R, He X, Zhang L, Li J, Rume FI, Dong H, Qi M, Jian F, Zhang S, Sun M, Yang G, Zou F, Ning C, Xiao L. Vet Parasitol. 2013 Dec 14.

Multilocus typing of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis from non-human primates in China.
Karim MR, Zhang S, Jian F, Li J, Zhou C, Zhang L, Sun M, Yang G, Zou F, Dong H, Li J, Rume FI, Qi M, Wang R, Ning C, Xiao L.

Draft Genome Sequence of Environmental Vibrio cholerae 2012EL-1759 with Similarities to the V. cholerae O1 Classical Biotype.
Katz LS, Turnsek M, Kahler A, Hill VR, Boyd EF, Tarr CL. Genome Announc. 2014 Jul 10;2(4). pii: e00617-14.

Discovery of prosimian and afrotherian foamy viruses and potential cross species transmissions amidst stable and ancient mammalian co-evolution
Katzourakis A, Aiewsakun P, Jia H, Wolfe ND, LeBreton M, Yoder AD, Switzer WM. Retrovirology. 2014 Aug 4;11:61.

Evidence for clonal expansion after antibiotic selection pressure: pneumococcal multilocus sequence types before and after mass azithromycin treatments
Keenan JD, Klugman KP, McGee L, Vidal JE, Chochua S, Hawkins P, Cevallos V, Gebre T, Tadesse Z, Emerson PM, Jorgensen JH, Gaynor BD, Lietman TM. J Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 6.

Real-time PCR assays for genotyping of Cryptococcus gattii in North America
Kelley EJ, Driebe EM, Etienne K, Brandt ME, Schupp JM, Gillece JD, Trujillo JS, Lockhart SR, Deak E, Keim PS, Engelthaler DM. et al. BMC Microbiol 2014 May 13;14(1):125.

Q&A: Muin Khoury on cancer epidemiology.
Khoury MJ, Rose S. Cancer Discov. 2014 Feb;4(2):140.

Comparative review of Francisella tularensis and Francisella novicida.
Kingry LC, Petersen JMFront Cell Infect Microbiol. 2014 Mar 13;4:35.

Rotavirus G and P types circulating in the eastern region of Kenya: predominance of G9 and emergence of G12 genotypes
Kiulia NM, Nyaga MM, Seheri ML, Wolfaardt M, van Zyl WB, Esona MD, Irimu G, Inoti M, Gatinu BW, Njenga PK, Taylor MB, Nyachieo A. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jan;33 Suppl 1:S85-8.

Reducing the burden of disease and death from familial hypercholesterolemia: A call to action
Joshua W. Knowles, Emily C. O’Brien, Karen Greendale, Katherine Wilemon, Jacques Genest, Laurence S. Sperling, William A. Neal, Daniel J. Rader, Muin J. Khoury.  American Heart Journal 2014 Sept 16

Prevalence and Morbidity of Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, United States 2001–2007.
Lisa Kobrynski, Rachel Waltenburg Powell, Scott Bowen Journal of Clinical Immunology September 26, 2014  

Rapid and sensitive approach to simultaneous detection of genomes of hepatitis A, B, C, D and E viruses
Kodani M, Mixson-Hayden T, Drobeniuc J, Kamili S. J Clin Virol. 2014 Jul 5.

A pyrosequencing-based assay for the rapid detection of the 22q11.2 deletion in DNA from buccal and dried blood spot samples
Koontz D, Baecher K, Kobrynski L, Nikolova S, Gallagher M. J Mol Diagn. 2014 Jun 25.

Population genetic and admixture analyses of Culex pipiens complex (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in California, United States
Kothera L, Nelms BM, Reisen WK, Savage HM. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Dec;89(6):1154-67.

Prevalence of sequence types among clinical and environmental isolates of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 in the United States from 1982 to 2012
Kozak-Muiznieks NA, Lucas CE, Brown E, Pondo T, Taylor TH Jr, Frace M, Miskowski D, Winchell JM. J Clin Microbiol 2014; 52(1):201-211.

Filovirus RefSeq Entries: Evaluation and Selection of Filovirus Type Variants, Type Sequences, and Names.
Kuhn JH1,… Towner JS, … Nichol ST, Fackner DF, Shestopalov AM. Viruses. 2014 Sep 26;6(9):3663-82.

Activation of RIG-I pathway during influenza vaccination enhances germinal center reactions, T follicular helper cell induction and, provides dose-sparing effect and protective immunity.
Kulkarni RR, Rasheed MA, Bhaumik SK, Ranjan P, Cao W, Davis C, Marisetti K, Thomas S, Gangappa S, Sambhara S, Kaja MK. J Virol. 2014 Sep 24. pii: JVI.02273-14.

Total body skin examination for skin cancer screening among U.S. adults from 2000 to 2010.
Lakhani NA, Saraiya M, Thompson TD, King SC, Guy GP Jr. Prev Med. 2014 Jan 10. pii: S0091-7435(14)00020-6.

Transcontinental movement of Asian genotype chikungunya virus [letter].
Lanciotti RS, Valadere AM. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Aug

Genetic host specificity of hepatitis E virus
Lara J, Purdy MA, Khudyakov YE. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Mar 22.

Nocardia vulneris sp. nov., isolated from wounds of human patients in North America.
Lasker BA, Bell M, Klenk HP, Spröer C, Schumann P, Brown JM. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2014 Jul 12.

Discovery and full genome characterization of a new SIV lineage infecting red-tailed guenons (Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti) in Kibale National Park, Uganda
Lauck M, Switzer WM, Sibley SD, Hyeroba D, Tumukunde A, Weny G, Shankar A, Greene JM, Ericsen AJ, Zheng H, Ting N, Chapman CA, Friedrich TC, Goldberg TL, O'Connor DH.
Retrovirology. 2014 Jul;11(1):55.

Understanding and improving health education among first-time parents of infants with sickle cell anemia in Alabama: A mixed methods approach.
Lebensburger JD, Grosse SD, Altice JL, Thierry JM, Ivankova NV. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Jul 28.

Sunguru virus: a novel virus in the family Rhabdoviridae isolated from a chicken in northwestern Uganda.
Ledermann JP, Zeidner N, Borland EM, Mutebi JP, Lanciotti RS, Miller BR, Lutwama JJ, Tendo JM, Andama V, Powers AM. J Gen Virol. 2014 Apr 9.

Mutation analysis of a cohort of US patients with hemophilia B
Li T, Miller CH, Driggers J, Payne AB, Ellingsen D, Hooper WC. Am J Hematol. 2013 Dec 4.

Genotypes of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in livestock in China: high prevalence and zoonotic potential
Li W, Li Y, Li W, Yang J, Song M, Diao R, Jia H, Lu Y, Zheng J, Zhang X, Xiao L. PLoS One. 2014 May 20;9(5):e97623.

Genotypic distribution and phylogenetic characterization of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in diarrheic chickens and pigs in multiple cities, China: potential zoonotic transmission
Li W, Tao W, Jiang Y, Diao R, Yang J, Xiao L. PLoS One. 2014 Sep;9(9):e108279.

Draft Whole-Genome Sequences of Nine Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Strains.
Lindsey RL, Trees E, Sammons S, Loparev V, Frace M, Strockbine N, Sabol AL, Sowers E, Stripling D, Martin H, Knipe K, Rowe L, Gerner-Smidt P. Genome Announc. 2014 Jul 10;2(4). pii: e00501-14.

Whole-genome analysis of Exserohilum rostratum from an outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections
Litvintseva AP, Hurst S, Gade L, Frace MA, Hilsabeck R, Schupp JM, Gillece JD, Roe C, Smith D, Keim P, Lockhart SR, Changayil S, Weil MR, MacCannell DR, Brandt ME, Engelthaler DM. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep;52(9):3216-22.

Evolution and structural organization of the C proteins of paramyxovirinae
Lo MK, Sogaard TM, Karlin DG. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(2):e90003.

Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis, Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Other Intestinal Parasites in Young Children in Lobata Province, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe.
Lobo ML, Augusto J, Antunes F, Ceita J, Xiao L, Codices V, Matos O. PLoS One. 2014 May 20;9(5):e97708.

Suitability of the molecular subtyping methods intergenic spacer region, direct genome restriction analysis, and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for clinical and environmental Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates
Ludeke CH, Fischer M, LaFon P, Cooper K, Jones JL. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2014 Jul;11(7):520-8.

Occurrence and molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in yaks (Bos grunniens) in China.
Ma J, Cai J, Ma J, Feng Y, Xiao L. Vet Parasitol. 2014 Apr 4. pii: S0304-4017(14)00205-2.

Challenges of using molecular serotyping for pneumococcal disease surveillance.
Magomani V, Wolter N, Tempia S, du Plessis M, de Gouveia L, von Gottberg A. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jun 23. pii: JCM.01061-14.

Genetic determinants of differential oral infection phenotypes of West Nile and St. Louis encephalitis viruses in Culex spp. mosquitoes
Maharaj PD, Bolling BG, Anishchenko M, Reisen WK, Brault AC. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Aug 25.

Identification and genetic characterization of Clostridium botulinum serotype A strains from commercially pasteurized carrot juice
Marshall KM, Nowaczyk L, Raphael BH, Skinner GE, Rukma Reddy N. Food Microbiol. 2014 Dec;44:149-55.

Temporal changes in prevalence of molecular markers mediating antimalarial drug resistance in a high Malaria transmission setting in Uganda
Mbogo GW, Nankoberanyi S, Tukwasibwe S, Baliraine FN, Nsobya SL, Conrad MD, Arinaitwe E, Kamya M, Tappero J, Staedke SG, Dorsey G, Greenhouse B, Rosenthal PJ. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May 5.

Severity of rhinovirus infection in hospitalized adults is unrelated to genotype
McCulloch DJ, Sears MH, Jacob JT, Lyon GM, Burd EM, Caliendo AM, Hill CE, Nix WA, Oberste MS, Kraft CS.
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Genetic variation and recurrent parasitaemia in Peruvian Plasmodium vivax populations
McCollum AM, Soberon V, Salas CJ, Santolalla ML, Udhayakumar V, Escalante AA, Graf PC, Durand S, Cabezas C, Bacon DJ. Malar J. 2014 ;13(1):67.

Biomarker correlates of survival in pediatric patients with Ebola virus disease
Anita K. McElroy, Bobbie R. Erickson, Timothy D. Flietstra, Pierre E. Rollin, Stuart T. Nichol, Jonathan S. Towner, and Christina F. Spiropoulou Emerg Infect Dis, Oct 2014.

Relationship between level of hepatitis B virus DNA and liver disease: a population-based study of hepatitis B e antigen-negative persons with hepatitis B
McMahon BJ, Bulkow L, Simons B, Zhang Y, Negus S, Homan C, Spradling P, Teshale E, Lau D, Snowball M, Livingston SE. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Apr;12(4):701-706.e3.

Urine-based human papillomavirus DNA testing as a screening tool for cervical cancer in high-risk women
Mendez K, Romaguera J, Ortiz AP, Lopez M, Steinau M, Unger ER. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Feb;124(2):151-5.

Full-Genome Sequence of a Rare Human G3P[9] Rotavirus Strain.
Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Roy S, Sturgeon M, Rungsrisuriyachai K, Esona MD, Degroat D, Qin X, Cortese MM, Bowen MD. Genome Announc. 2014 Mar 27;2(2). pii: e00143-14.

Genetic analysis of G12P[8] rotaviruses detected in the largest U.S. G12 genotype outbreak on record
Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Teel EN, Kerin TK, Hull JJ, Roy S, Weinberg GA, Payne DC, Parashar UD, Gentsch JR, Bowen MD. Infect Genet Evol. 2013 Nov 21;21c:214-219.

Data on whole-genome sequencing are insufficient to rule out patient-to-patient transmission as a significant source of Staphylococcus aureus acquisition in an intensive care unit
Mills JP, Linkin DR; for the Prevention Epicenter Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Clin Infect Dis 2014; 59(5): 752.

Evolutionary pathway to increased virulence and epidemic group A Streptococcus disease derived from 3,615 genome sequences
Nasser W, Beres SB, Olsen RJ, Dean MA, Rice KA, Long SW, Kristinsson KG, Gottfredsson M, Vuopio J, Raisanen K, Caugant DA, Steinbakk M, Low DE, McGeer A, Darenberg J, Henriques-Normark B, Van Beneden CA, Hoffmann S, Musser JM. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Apr 29;111(17):E1768-76.

Divergent picobirnaviruses in human feces.
Ng TF, Vega E, Kondov NO, Markey C, Deng X, Gregoricus N, Vinjé J, Delwart E. Genome Announc. 2014 May 15;2(3). pii: e00415-14.

Feline fecal virome reveals novel and prevalent enteric viruses
Ng TF, Mesquita JR, Nascimento MS, Kondov NO, Wong W, Reuter G, Knowles NJ, Vega E, Esona MD, Deng X, Vinjé J, Delwart E. Vet Microbiol. 2014 Apr 13. pii: S0378-1135(14)00205-3

Genetic diversity of rotavirus genome segment 6 (encoding VP6) in Pretoria, South Africa
Nyaga MM, Esona MD, Jere KC, Peenze I, Seheri ML, Mphahlele MJ. Springerplus. 2014 Apr 5;3:179

Genome sequence analysis of in vitro and in vivo phenotypes of Bunyamwera and Ngari virus isolates from northern Kenya
Odhiambo C, Venter M, Limbaso K, Swanepoel R, Sang R. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(8):e105446.

Oseltamivir-Resistant Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Viruses, United States, 2013–14
Margaret Okomo-Adhiambo, Alicia M. Fry, Su Su, Ha T. Nguyen, Anwar Abd Elal, Elizabeth Negron, Julie Hand, Rebecca J. Garten, John Barnes, Xu Xiyan, Julie M. Villanueva, Larisa V. GubarevaComments to Author , and 2013–14 US Influenza Antiviral Working Group Emerg Infect Dis Jan, 2015.

Clinical Laboratory Response to a Mock Outbreak of Invasive Bacterial Infections: A Preparedness Study.
Olsen RJ, Fittipaldi N, Kachroo P, Sanson MA, Long SW, Como-Sabetti KJ, Valson C, Cantu C, Lynfield R, Van Beneden C, Beres SB, Musser JM. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep 24. pii: JCM.02164-14.

Full-genome analysis of avian influenza A(H5N1) virus from a human, North America, 2013
Pabbaraju K, Tellier R, Wong S, Li Y, Bastien N, Tang JW, Drews SJ, Jang Y, Davis CT, Fonseca K, Tipples GA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 May;20(5).

Phylogeography of Rickettsia rickettsii genotypes associated with fatal rocky mountain spotted fever.
Paddock CD, Dension AM, Lash RR, Liu L, Batten BC, Dahlgren FS, Kanamura CT, Angerami RN, Pereira Dos Santos FC, Brasil Martines R, Karpathy SE Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jun 23. pii: 14-0146.

Immunoglobulin genes influence the magnitude of humoral immunity to cytomegalovirus glycoprotein B
Pandey JP, Kistner-Griffin E, Radwan FF, Kaur N, Namboodiri AM, Black L, Butler MA, Carreon T, Ruder AM. J Infect Dis. 2014 Jun 27.

Population-based analysis of invasive nontypeable pneumococci reveals that most have defective capsule synthesis genes
Park IH, Geno KA, Sherwood LK, Nahm MH, Beall B. PLoS One. 2014 May 15;9(5):e97825.

Public awareness of genetic nondiscrimination laws in four States and perceived importance of life insurance protections.
Parkman AA, Foland J, Anderson B, Duquette D, Sobotka H, Lynn M, Nottingham S, Dotson WD, Kolor K, Cox SL. J Genet Couns. 2014 Sep 23.

Genetic evidence of drug-resistant malarial strain from the Democratic Republic of the Congo imported to Guatemala
Patel JC, Taylor SM, Juliao PC, Parobek CM, Janko M, Gonzalez LD, Ortiz L, Padilla N, Tshefu AK, Emch M, Udhayakumar V, Lindblade K, Meshnick SR. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;20(6):932-40.

Field Study of Dried Blood Spot Specimens for HIV-1 Drug Resistance Genotyping.
Parry CM, Parkin N, Diallo K, Mwebaza S, Batamwita R, DeVos J, Bbosa N, Lyagoba F, Magambo B, Jordan MR, Downing R, Zhang G, Kaleebu P, Yang C, Bertagnolio S. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May 28. pii: JCM.00544-14.

High prevalence and two dominant host-specific genotypes of Coxiella burnetii in U.S. milk
Pearson T, Hornstra HM, Hilsabeck R, Gates LT, Olivas SM, Birdsell DM, Hall CM, German S, Cook JM, Seymour ML, Priestley RA, Kondas AV, Clark Friedman CL, Price EP, Schupp JM, Liu CM, Price LB, Massung RF, Kersh GJ, Keim P. BMC Microbiol. 2014 ;14(1):41.

A public health economic assessment of hospitals' cost to screen newborns for critical congenital heart disease.
Peterson C, Grosse SD, Glidewell J, Garg LF, Van Naarden Braun K, Knapp MM, Beres LM, Hinton CF, Olney RS, Cassell CH. Public Health Rep. 2014 Jan;129(1):86-93.

Diarrhea in young children from low-income countries leads to large-scale alterations in intestinal microbiota composition.
Pop M, Walker AW, Paulson J, Lindsay B, Antonio M, Hossain M, Oundo J, Tamboura B, Mai V, Astrovskaya I, Bravo H, Rance R, Stares M, Levine MM, Panchalingam S, Kotloff K, Ikumapayi UN, Ebruke C, Adeyemi M, Ahmed D, Ahmed F, Alam M, Amin R, Siddiqui S, Ochieng JB, Ouma E, Juma J, Mailu E, Omore R, Morris J, Breiman RF, Saha D, Parkhill J, Nataro JP, Stine O.

Molecular surveillance of rotavirus infection in the democratic republic of the Congo August 2009 to June 2012.
Pukuta ES, Esona MD, Nkongolo A, Seheri M, Makasi M, Nyembwe M, Mondonge V, Dahl BA, Mphahlele MJ, Cavallaro K, Gentsch J, Bowen MD, Waku-Kouomou D, Muyembe JJ; SURVAC Working Group. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Apr;33(4):355-9.

Recent Population Expansions of Hepatitis B Virus in the United States.
Ramachandran S, Purdy MA, Xia GL, Campo DS, Dimitrova ZE, Teshale EH, Teo CG, Khudyakov YE. J Virol. 2014 Sep 3. pii: JVI.01594-14.

Characterization of Clostridium botulinum strains producing BoNT/F4 or BoNT/F5.
Raphael BH, Bradshaw M, Kalb SR, Joseph LA, Lúquez C, Barr JR, Johnson EA, Maslanka SE. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2014 Mar 14.

Genomic analysis of the causative agents of coccidiosis in domestic chickens
Reid AJ, Blake DP, Ansari HR, … Rivailler P, … Berriman M, Tomley FM, Pain A. Genome Res. 2014 Jul 11.

Genetic History of Hepatitis C Virus in Pakistan.
Rehman IU, Vaughan G, Purdy MA, Xia GL, Forbi JC, Rossi LM, Butt S, Idrees M, Khudyakov YE. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Aug 12. pii: S1567-1348(14)00292-5.

The origin and diversification of the merozoite surface protein 3 (msp3) multi-gene family in Plasmodium vivax and related parasites.
Rice BL, Acosta MM, Andreína Pacheco M, Carlton JM, Barnwell JW, Escalante AA. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2014 May 23. pii: S1055-7903(14)00178-X.  

Identification of molecular markers associated with alteration of receptor-binding specificity in a novel genotype of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) viruses detected in Cambodia in 2013.
Rith S, Davis CT, Duong V, Sar B, Horm SV, Chin S, Ly S, Laurent D, Richner B, Oboho I, Jang Y, Davis W, Thor S, Balish A, Iuliano AD, Sorn S, Holl D, Sok T, Seng H, Tarantola A, Tsuyuoka R, Parry A, Chea N, Allal L, Kitsutani P, Warren D, Prouty M, Horwood P, Widdowson MA, Lindstrom S, Villanueva J, Donis R, Cox N, Buchy P. J Virol. 2014 Sep 10. pii: JVI.01887-14.

Determination of accuracy of polycythemia vera diagnoses and use of the JAK2V617F test in the diagnostic scheme
Roda P, Ferrari A, Tang X, Erlich P, Eisenhower C, Patel MD, Irvin-Barnwell EA. Ann Hematol. 2014 Sep;93(9):1467-72.

Using Mitochondrial Genome Sequences to Track the Origin of Imported Plasmodium vivax Infections Diagnosed in the United States.
Rodrigues PT, Alves JM, Santamaria AM, Calzada JE, Xayavong M, Parise M, da Silva AJ, Ferreira MU. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Mar 17.

Criteria for fairly allocating scarce health-care resources to genetic tests: which matter most?
Rogowski WH, Grosse SD, Schmidtke J, Marckmann G. Eur J Hum Genet. 2014 Jan;22(1):25-31.

Comparative genomic analysis of genogroup 1 (Wa-like) rotaviruses circulating in the USA, 2006-2009.
Roy S, Esona MD, Kirkness EF, Akopov A, Kyle McAllen J, Wikswo M, Cortese MM, Payne DC, Parashar U, Gentsch JR, Bowen MD; National Rotavirus Strain Surveillance System; New Vaccine Surveillance System. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Oct 6. pii: S1567-1348(14)00353-0.

Improving pandemic influenza risk assessment.
Russell CA, Kasson PM, Donis RO, Riley S, Dunbar J, Rambaut A, Asher J, Burke S, Davis CT, Garten RJ, Gnanakaran S, Hay SI, Herfst S, Lewis NS, Lloyd-Smith JO, Macken CA, Maurer-Stroh S, Neuhaus E, Parrish CR, Pepin KM, Shepard SS, Smith DL, Suarez DL, Trock SC, Widdowson MA, George DB, Lipsitch M, Bloom JD. Elife. 2014 Oct 16;3.

Cryptosporidium species in humans and animals: current understanding and research needs.
Ryan U, Fayer R, Xiao L. Parasitology. 2014 Aug 11:1-19.

Robust regression analysis of copy number variation data based on a univariate score.
Satten GA, Allen AS, Ikeda M, Mulle JG, Warren ST. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 7;9(2):e86272.

Population-based association and gene by environment interactions in genetic analysis workshop 18.
Satten GA, Biswas S, Papachristou C, Turkmen A, König IR. Genet Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 1:S49-56.

Limited utility of dried blood and plasma spot based screening for antiretroviral treatment failure with COBAS Ampliprep/TaqMan HIV-1 v2.0
Sawadogo S, Shiningavamwe A, Chang J, Maher AD, Zhang G, Yang C, Gaeb E, Kaura H,  Ellenberger D, Lowrance DW. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Aug 20.

Development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for detection of histoplasma capsulatum DNA in clinical samples.
Scheel CM, Zhou Y, Theodoro RC, Abrams B, Balajee SA, Litvintseva AP. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Feb;52(2):483-8.

A cancer genetics toolkit improves access to genetic services through documentation and use of the family history by primary-care clinicians
Scheuner MT, Hamilton AB, Peredo J, Sale TJ, Austin C, Gilman SC, Bowen MS, Goldzweig CL, Lee M, Mittman BS, Yano EM. Genet Med. 2014 Jan;16(1):60-9.

Molecular xenomonitoring using mosquitoes to map lymphatic filariasis after mass drug administration in American Samoa.
Schmaedick MA, Koppel AL, Pilotte N, Torres M, Williams SA, Dobson SL, Lammie PJ, Won KY. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Aug 14;8(8):e3087.

Multicenter feasibility study to assess external quality assessment panels for Xpert MTB/RIF assay in South Africa
Scott L, Albert H, Gilpin C, Alexander H, DeGruy K, Stevens W. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul;52(7):2493-9.

Rotavirus genotypes in Belarus, 2008-2012
Semeiko G, Yermalovich M, Poliakova N, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Kerin T, Wasley A, Videbaek D, Gentsch JR, Bowen MD, Samoilovich E. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Sep 11.

Collaborative biomedicine in the age of big data: the case of cancer.
Shaikh AR, Butte AJ, Schully SD, Dalton WS, Khoury MJ, Hesse BW. J Med Internet Res. 2014 Apr 7;16(4):e101.

Rapid strategy for screening by pyrosequencing of influenza virus reassortants - candidates for live attenuated vaccines.
Shcherbik SV, Pearce NC, Levine ML, Klimov AI, Villanueva JM, Bousse TLPLoS One. 2014 Mar 19;9(3):e92580.

Application of real time RT-PCR for the genetic homogeneity and stability tests of the seed candidates for live attenuated influenza vaccine production
Shcherbik S, Sergent SB, Davis WG, Shu B, Barnes J, Kiseleva I, Larionova N, Klimov A, Bousse T. J Virol Methods. 2014 Jan;195:18-25.

LABEL: Fast and Accurate Lineage Assignment with Assessment of H5N1 and H9N2 Influenza A Hemagglutinins.
Shepard SS, Davis CT, Bahl J, Rivailler P, York IA, Donis RO. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 23;9(1):e86921

Molecular epidemiology of silent introduction and sustained transmission of wild poliovirus type 1, Israel, 2013
Shulman L, Gavrilin E, Jorba J, Martin J, Burns C, Manor Y, Moran-Gilad J, Sofer D, Hindiyeh M, Gamzu R, Mendelson E, Grotto I. Euro Surveill. 2014 ;19(7).

Historical and current perspectives on clostridium botulinum diversity.
Smith TJ, Hill KK, Raphael BH. Res Microbiol. 2014 Oct 10. pii: S0923-2508(14)00187-9.

Trends in HCV RNA testing among HCV antibody-positive persons in care, 2003-2010.
Spradling PR, Tong X, Rupp LB, Moorman AC, Lu M, Teshale EH, Gordon SC, Vijayadeva V, Boscarino J4, Schmidt MA, Holmberg SD; Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study (CHeCS) Investigators. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 1;59(7):976-81.

Molecular Analysis of Chloroquine and Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine Resistance-Associated Alleles in Plasmodium falciparum Isolates from Nicaragua.
Sridaran S, Rodriguez B, Mercedes Soto A, Macedo De Oliveira A, Udhayakumar V. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Mar 10.

Strategies, actions, and outcomes of pilot state programs in public health genomics, 2003-2008.
St Pierre J, Bach J, Duquette D, Oehlke K, Nystrom R, Silvey K, Zlot A, Giles R, Johnson J, Anders HM, Gwinn M, Bowen S, Khoury MJ. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 Jun 12;11:E97.

Dense Genotyping of Immune-Related Loci Identifies Variants Associated with Clearance of HPV among HIV-Positive Women in the HIV Epidemiology Research Study (HERS).
Sudenga SL, Wiener HW, King CC, Rompalo AM, Cu-Uvin S, Klein RS, Shah KV, Sobel JD, Jamieson DJ, Shrestha S. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 11;9(6):e99109.

Full genomic characterization of a novel genotype combination, G4P[14], of a human rotavirus strain from Barbados.
Tam KI, Roy S, Esona MD, Jones S, Sobers S, Morris-Glasgow V, Rey-Benito G, Gentsch JR, Bowen MD. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Sep 22. pii: S1567-1348(14)00352-9.

Absence of putative Plasmodium falciparum artemisinin resistance mutations in sub-Saharan Africa: A molecular epidemiologic study.
Taylor SM, et al. Desai M,… Gutman J,… J Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 1. pii: jiu467

Utility before business.
Teutsch SM, Fielding JE, Khoury MJ, Evans JP. Genet Med. 2014 Jul 10.

Genome Sequences of 228 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Isolates and 12 Isolates Representing Other Diarrheagenic E. coli Pathotypes.
Trees E, Strockbine N, Changayil S, Ranganathan S, Zhao K, Weil R, MacCannell D, Sabol A, Schmidtke A, Martin H, Stripling D, Ribot EM, Gerner-Smidt P. Genome Announc. 2014 Aug 7;2(4). pii: e00718-14.

High-throughput, luciferase-based reverse genetics systems for identifying inhibitors of Marburg and Ebola viruses.
Uebelhoer LS, Albariño CG, McMullan LK, Chakrabarti AK, Vincent JP, Nichol ST, Towner JS. Antiviral Res. 2014 Apr 5. pii: S0166-3542(14)00092-8.

Molecular Characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in Children from Mexico.
Valenzuela O, González-Díaz M, Garibay-Escobar A, Burgara-Estrella A, Cano M, Durazo M, Bernal RM, Hernandez J, Xiao L. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 22;9(4):e96128.

Full-length genome characterization and genetic relatedness analysis of hepatitis A virus outbreak strains associated with acute liver failure among children
Vaughan G, Forbi JC, Xia GL, Fonseca-Ford M, Vazquez R, Khudyakov YE, Montiel S, Waterman S, Alpuche C, Goncalves Rossi LM, Luna N. J Med Virol. 2014 Feb;86(2):202-8.

Genotypic and epidemiologic trends of norovirus outbreaks in the United States, 2009 to 2013
Vega E, Barclay L, Gregoricus N, Shirley SH, Lee D, Vinjé J. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jan;52(1):147-55.

RNA Populations in Immunocompromised Patients as Reservoirs for Novel Norovirus Variants.
Vega E, Donaldson E, Huynh J, Barclay L, Lopman B, Baric R, Chen LF, Vinjé JJ Virol. 2014 Oct 1. pii: JVI.02494-14.

Polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum Chloroquine Resistance Transporter and Multidrug Resistance 1 Genes: Parasite Risk Factors that Affect Treatment Outcomes for P. falciparum Malaria after Artemether-Lumefantrine and Artesunate-Amodiaquine.
Venkatesan M, Gadalla NB, Stepniewska K, … Thwing J, … Zongo I, Plowe CV, Sibley CH. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jul 21. pii: 14-0031.

Advances in Laboratory Methods for Detection and Typing of Norovirus.
Vinjé J. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul 2. pii: JCM.01535-14.

Cryptosporidium parvum IId family: clonal population and dispersal from Western Asia to other geographical regions
Wang R, Zhang L, Axen C, Bjorkman C, Jian F, Amer S, Liu A, Feng Y, Li G, Lv C, Zhao Z, Qi M, Dong H, Wang H, Sun Y, Ning C, Xiao L. Sci Rep. 2014 ;4:4208.

Molecular analysis of single oocyst of Eimeria by whole genome amplification (WGA) based nested PCR.
Wang Y, Tao G, Cui Y, Lv Q, Xie L, Li Y, Suo X, Qin Y, Xiao L, Liu X. Exp Parasitol. 2014 Jul 1. pii: S0014-4894(14)00167-2.

Mortality of New York children with sickle cell disease identified through newborn screening
Wang Y, Liu G, Caggana M, Kennedy J, Zimmerman R, Oyeku SO, Werner EM, Grant AM, Green NS, Grosse SD.Genet Med 2014 Sep

Population genetics of Cryptosporidium meleagridis in humans and birds: evidence for cross-species transmission.
Wang Y, Yang W, Cama V, Wang L, Cabrera L, Ortega Y, Bern C, Feng Y, Gilman R, Xiao L. Int J Parasitol. 2014 Apr 9.

Imputation and subset based association analysis across different cancer types identifies multiple independent risk loci in the TERT-CLPTM1L region on chromosome 5p15.33.
Wang Z, Zhu B, Zhang M,… Butler MA,… Shi J, Chatterjee N, Amundadottir LT. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Jul 15. pii: ddu363.

Transmission of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection Through Solid Organ Transplantation: Confirmation Via Whole Genome Sequencing.
Wendt JM, Kaul D, Limbago BM, Ramesh M, Cohle S, Denison AM, Driebe EM, Rasheed JK, Zaki SR, Blau DM, Paddock CD, McDougal LK, Engelthaler DM, Keim PS, Roe CC, Akselrod H, Kuehnert MJ, Basavaraju SV. Am J Transplant. 2014 Sep 22.

Diversity of the murine antibody response targeting influenza A(H1N1pdm09) hemagglutinin.
Wilson JR, Tzeng WP, Spesock A, Music N, Guo Z, Barrington R, Stevens J, Donis RO, Katz JM, York IA. Virology. 2014 Jun;458-459:114-24.

Actionable diagnosis of neuroleptospirosis by next-generation sequencing
Wilson MR1, Naccache SN, Samayoa E, Biagtan M, Bashir H, Yu G, Salamat SM, Somasekar S, Federman S, Miller S, Sokolic R, Garabedian E, Candotti F, Buckley RH, Reed KD, Meyer TL, Seroogy CM, Galloway R, Henderson SL, Gern JE, DeRisi JL, Chiu CY. New Engl J Med, Jun 4, 2014.

Donor-derived west nile virus infection in solid organ transplant recipients: report of four additional cases and review of clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic features.
Winston DJ1, Vikram HR, Rabe IB, Dhillon G, Mulligan D, Hong JC, Busuttil RW, Nowicki MJ, Mone T, Civen R, Tecle SA, Trivedi KK, Hocevar SN; West Nile Virus Transplant-Associated Transmission Investigation Team. Transplantation. 2014 May 15;97(9):881-9.

Allele-specific qRT-PCR demonstrates superior detection of single nucleotide polymorphisms as genetic markers for West Nile virus compared to Luminex((R)) and quantitative sequencing
Worwa G, Andrade CC, Thiemann TC, Park B, Maharaj PD, Anishchenko M, Brault AC, Reisen WK. J Virol Methods. 2014 Jan;195:76-85.

An Outbreak of Acute Febrile Illness Caused by Sandfly Fever Sicilian Virus in the Afar Region of Ethiopia, 2011.
Woyessa AB, Omballa V, Wang D, Lambert A, Waiboci L, Ayele W, Ahmed A, Abera NA, Cao S, Ochieng M, Montgomery JM, Jima D, Fields B. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Sep 29. pii: 14-0299.

Molecular epidemiology of human G2P[4] rotaviruses in Taiwan, 2004-2011.
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Real-time PCR assays for detection of Brucella spp. and the identification of genotype ST27 in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).
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Evolutionary Genetics of Genotype H1 Measles Viruses in China from 1993-2012.
Xu S, Zhang Y, Rivailler P, Wang H, Ji Y, Zhen Z, Mao N, Li C, Bellini WJ, Xu W, Rota P. J Gen Virol. 2014 Jun 9. pii: vir.0.066746-0.

Concordance between molecular and phenotypic testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates for resistance to rifampin and isoniazid in the United States.
Yakrus MA, Driscoll J, Lentz AJ, Sikes D, Hartline D, Metchock B, Starks AM. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Mar 19.

Reference panel of cloned HIV-2 plasmid DNA for nucleic acid assay development, evaluation, and quality monitoring.
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Genetic variants in the major histocompatibility complex class I and class II genes are associated with diisocyanate-induced asthma
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Horizontal Transfers and Gene Losses in the Phospholipid Pathway of Bartonella Reveal Clues about Early Ecological Niches.
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HGTector: an automated method facilitating genome-wide discovery of putative horizontal gene transfers
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