Publications: group A Streptococcus

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 1995-1999:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Report, Emerging Infections Program Network, Group A Streptococcus, 1999 Cdc-pdf[1 page].
  • Facklam R, Beall B, Efstratiou A, Fischetti V, Johnson D, Kaplan E, Kriz P, Lovgren M, Martin D, Schwartz B, Totolian A, Bessen D, Hollingshead S, Rubin F, Scott J, Tyrrell, G. Demonstration of emm typing and validation of provisional M types for group A streptococci. Emerg Infect Dis 1999;5:247-53.
  • Hoe NP, Nakashima K, Lukomski S, Grigsby D, Liu M, Kordari P, Dou SJ, Pan X, Vuopio-Varkila J, Salmenlinna S, McGeer A, Low DE, Schwartz B, Schuchat A, Naidich S, DeLorenzo D Yun-Xin F, Musser JM. Rapid selection of structural variants of group A streptococcus complement-inhibiting protein sustains and enlarges serotype M1 epidemic waves. Nat Med 1999;5:924-9.
  • York MK, Gibbs L, Perdreau-Remington F, Brooks GF. Characterization of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes isolates from the San Francisco Bay area of Northern California. J Clin Microbiol 1999;37(6):1727-31.
  • Beall B, Facklam R, Elliott JA, Franklin AR, Hoenes T, Jackson D, Laclaire L, Thompson T, Viswanathan R. Streptococcal emm types associated with T agglutination patterns and the use of conserved emm gene restriction fragment patterns for sub-typing group A streptococci. J Med Microbiol 1998;47:893-8.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Report, Emerging Infections Program Network, Group A Streptococcus, 1998 Cdc-pdf[1 page].
  • The Working Group on Prevention of Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections. Prevention of invasive group A streptococcal disease among household contacts of case-patients. JAMA 1998;279:1206-10.
  • Zurawski CA, Bardsley M, Beall B, Elliott JA, Facklam RR, Schwartz B, Farley M. Invasive group A streptococcal disease in metropolitan Atlanta: a population-based assessment. Clin Infect Dis 1998;27:150-7.
  • Beall B, Facklam R, Hoenes T, Schwartz B. A survey of emm gene sequences from systemic Streptococcus pyogenes infection isolates collected in San Francisco, California; Atlanta, Georgia; and Connecticut in 1994 and 1995. J Clin Microbiol 1997;35:1231-5.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Report, Emerging Infections Program Network, Group A Streptococcus, 1997 Cdc-pdf[1 page].
  • Fiorentino TR, Beall B, Mshar P, Bessen DE. A genetic-based evaluation of principal tissue reservoir for group A streptococci isolated from normally sterile sites. J Infect Dis 1997;176:177-82.
  • Beall B, Facklam R, Thompson T. Sequencing emm-specific PCR products for routine and accurate typing of group A streptococci. J Clin Microbiol 1996;34:953-58.

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