Latest publications: June 2023

Congratulations to members of the Department who have recently had their research findings published. Here’s our round-up of the latest publication successes.

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Title Canonical journal title Publication type Authors OR Authors/Contributors Publication date
A dual paper-based nucleic acid extraction method from blood in under ten minutes for point-of-care diagnostics. The Analyst Journal Article Malpartida-Cardenas K, Baum J, Cunnington A, Georgiou P, Rodriguez-Manzano J 26/06/2023
A model for analysis of antibiotic usage in low-income settings. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Journal Article Rockwood N, Mani U, Ranawaka S, Gunarathna S, Sivaganesh S 23/06/2023
An acidic microenvironment in Tuberculosis increases extracellular matrix degradation by regulating macrophage inflammatory responses. PLoS Pathogens Journal Article Whittington AM, Turner FS, Baark F, Templeman S, Kirwan DE, Roufosse C, Krishnan N, Robertson BD, Chong DLW, Porter JC, Gilman RH, Friedland JS 07/07/2023
ARPC5 deficiency leads to severe early onset systemic inflammation and mortality. Disease Models and Mechanisms Journal Article Sindram E, Caballero-Oteyza A, Kogata N, Huang S, Alizadeh Z, Gamez-Díaz L, Fazlollahi MR, Peng X, Grimbacher B, Way M, Proietti M 29/06/2023
Asymptomatic immunodeficiency-associated vaccine-derived poliovirus infections in two UK children. Nature Communications Journal Article Singanayagam A, Klapsa D, Burton-Fanning S, Hand J, Wilton T, Stephens L, Mate R, Shillitoe B, Celma C, Slatter M, Flood T, Gopal R, Martin J, Zambon M 09/06/2023
Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infection evades triggering a host transcriptomic response. Journal of Infection Letter Prah DA, Dunican C, Amoah LE, Marjaneh MM, Kaforou M, Nordgren A, Jones-Warner W, Aniweh Y, Awandare GA, Cunnington AJ, R Hafalla JC 23/06/2023
Bacterial peritonitis in paediatric appendicitis; microbial epidemiology and antimicrobial management. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials Journal Article Bhaskar K, Clarke S, Moore LSP, Hughes S 03/06/2023
Biological and Structural Analyses of New Potent Allosteric Inhibitors of HIV-1 Integrase. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Journal Article Bonnard D, Le Rouzic E, Singer MR, Yu Z, Le Strat F, Batisse C, Batisse J, Amadori C, Chasset S, Pye VE, Emiliani S, Ledoussal B, Ruff M, Moreau F, Cherepanov P, Benarous R 13/06/2023
Decline in nitrosative stress drives antibiotic persister regrowth during infection. Cell Host and Microbe Journal Article Ronneau S, Michaux C, Helaine S 14/06/2023
Deep Domain Adaptation Enhances Amplification Curve Analysis for Single-Channel Multiplexing in Real-Time PCR. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Mao Y, Xu K, Miglietta L, Kreitmann L, Moser N, Georgiou P, Holmes A, Rodriguez-Manzano J 01/06/2023
Digerati – A multipath parallel hybrid deep learning framework for the identification of mycobacterial PE/PPE proteins. Computers in Biology and Medicine Journal Article Li F, Guo X, Bi Y, Jia R, Pitt ME, Pan S, Li S, Gasser RB, Coin LJ, Song J 21/06/2023
Discrepancies in Management of Congenital Cytomegalovirus in Preterm Infants: An International Survey. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Journal Article Petrunin Y, Payne H, Blázquez-Gamero D, Buxmann H, Drysdale SB, Gkentzi D, Papaevangelou V, Lyall H 08/06/2023
Early evaluation of the safety, reactogenicity, and immune response after a single dose of modified vaccinia Ankara-Bavaria Nordic vaccine against mpox in children: a national outbreak response. Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal Article Ladhani SN, Dowell AC, Jones S, Hicks B, Rowe C, Begum J, Wailblinger D, Wright J, Owens S, Pickering A, Shilltoe B, McMaster P, Whittaker E, Zuo J, Powell A, Amirthalingam G, Mandal S, Lopez-Bernal J, Ramsay ME, Kissane N, Bell M, Watson H, Ho D, Hallis B, Otter A, Moss P, Cohen J 16/06/2023
Emergency medical services utilisation among febrile children attending emergency departments across Europe: an observational multicentre study. European Journal of Pediatrics Journal Article Tan CD, Vermont CL, Zachariasse JM, von Both U, Eleftheriou I, Emonts M, van der Flier M, Herberg J, Kohlmaier B, Levin M, Lim E, Maconochie IK, Martinon-Torres F, Nijman RG, Pokorn M, Rivero-Calle I, Tsolia M, Zenz W, Zavadska D, Moll HA, Carrol ED, PERFORM consortium (Personalised Risk assessment in febrile children to optimize Real-life Management across the European Union) 24/06/2023
Evaluating the cost implications of integrating SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing for infection prevention and control investigation of nosocomial transmission within hospitals. Journal of Hospital Infection Journal Article Panca M, Blackstone J, Stirrup O, Cutino-Moguel M-T, Thomson E, Peters C, Snell LB, Nebbia G, Holmes A, Chawla A, Machin N, Taha Y, Mahungu T, Saluja T, de Silva TI, Saeed K, Pope C, Shin GY, Williams R, Darby A, Smith DL, Loose M, Robson SC, Laing K, Partridge DG, Price JR, Breuer J 10/06/2023
Evolutionary and functional history of the Escherichia coli K1 capsule. Nature Communications Journal Article Arredondo-Alonso S, Blundell-Hunter G, Fu Z, Gladstone RA, Fillol-Salom A, Loraine J, Cloutman-Green E, Johnsen PJ, Samuelsen Ø, Pöntinen AK, Cléon F, Chavez-Bueno S, De la Cruz MA, Ares MA, Vongsouvath M, Chmielarczyk A, Horner C, Klein N, McNally A, Reis JN, Penadés JR, Thomson NR, Corander J, Taylor PW, McCarthy AJ 15/06/2023
Genomic screening of 16 UK native bat species through conservationist networks uncovers coronaviruses with zoonotic potential. Nature Communications Journal Article Tan CCS, Trew J, Peacock TP, Mok KY, Hart C, Lau K, Ni D, Orme CDL, Ransome E, Pearse WD, Coleman CM, Bailey D, Thakur N, Quantrill JL, Sukhova K, Richard D, Kahane L, Woodward G, Bell T, Worledge L, Nunez-Mino J, Barclay W, van Dorp L, Balloux F, Savolainen V 27/06/2023
Host protection by two memory-like MAIT subsets. Nature Cell Biology Journal Article, Comment Dominguez-Villar M 01/06/2023
Hybrid immunity in older adults is associated with reduced SARS-CoV-2 infections following BNT162b2 COVID-19 immunisation. Communications Medicine Journal Article Pallett SJC, Heskin J, Keating F, Mazzella A, Taylor H, Patel A, Lamb G, Sturdy D, Eisler N, Denny S, Charani E, Randell P, Mughal N, Parker E, de Oliveira CR, Rayment M, Jones R, Tedder R, McClure M, Groppelli E, Davies GW, O’Shea MK, Moore LSP 16/06/2023
Imaging Spectrum of HTLV-1-Related Neurologic Disease: A Pooled Series and Review. Neurology: Clinical Practice Journal Article, Review Dixon L, McNamara C, Dhasmana D, Taylor GP, Davies N 01/06/2023
Immune Profiling Panel Gene Set Identifies Critically Ill Patients With Low Monocyte Human Leukocyte Antigen-DR Expression: Preliminary Results From the REAnimation Low Immune Status Marker (REALISM) Study. Critical Care Medicine Observational Study, Journal Article Peronnet E, Blein S, Venet F, Cerrato E, Fleurie A, Llitjos J-F, Kreitmann L, Terraz G, Conti F, Gossez M, Rimmelé T, Textoris J, Lukaszewicz A-C, Brengel-Pesce K, Monneret G, REAnimation Low Immune Status Marker (REALISM) Study Group 01/06/2023
Immunomodulatory Therapy for MIS-C. Pediatrics Journal Article Ouldali N, Son MBF, McArdle AJ, Vito O, Vaugon E, Belot A, Leblanc C, Murray NL, Patel MM, Levin M, Randolph AG, Angoulvant F, BATS CONSORTIUM, the OVERCOMING COVID-19 INVESTIGATORS, and the FRENCH COVID-19 PEDIATRIC INFLAMMATION CONSORTIUM AND PANDOR STUDY GROUP 28/06/2023
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on antimicrobial stewardship support for general practices in England: a qualitative interview study. BJGP Open Journal Article Campbell A, Borek AJ, McLeod M, Tonkin-Crine S, Pouwels KB, Roope L, Hayhoe BW, Majeed A, Walker AS, Holmes A, STEP-UP team 08/06/2023
Infant postnatal prophylaxis following maternal viraemia during breastfeeding. AIDS Letter Lees EA, Tickner N, Lyall H, Mcmaster P, Smith B, Cliffe L, Taylor G, Foster C 01/06/2023
Intranasal immunization with outer membrane vesicles (OMV) protects against airway colonization and systemic infection with Acinetobacter baumannii. Journal of Infection Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Higham SL, Baker S, Flight KE, Krishna A, Kellam P, Reece ST, Tregoning JS 01/06/2023
KIR-HLA interactions extend human CD8+ T cell lifespan in vivo. Journal of Clinical Investigation Journal Article, Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Zhang Y, Yan AW, Boelen L, Hadcocks L, Salam A, Gispert DP, Spanos L, Bitria LM, Nemat-Gorgani N, Traherne JA, Roberts C, Koftori D, Taylor GP, Forton D, Norman PJ, Marsh SG, Busch R, Macallan DC, Asquith B 15/06/2023
Large clones of pre-existing T cells drive early immunity against SARS-COV-2 and LCMV infection. iScience Journal Article Milighetti M, Peng Y, Tan C, Mark M, Nageswaran G, Byrne S, Ronel T, Peacock T, Mayer A, Chandran A, Rosenheim J, Whelan M, Yao X, Liu G, Felce SL, Dong T, Mentzer AJ, Knight JC, Balloux F, Greenstein E, Reich-Zeliger S, Pade C, Gibbons JM, Semper A, Brooks T, Otter A, Altmann DM, Boyton RJ, Maini MK, McKnight A, Manisty C, Treibel TA, Moon JC, COVIDsortium Investigators, Noursadeghi M, Chain B 16/06/2023
Making the Case for All-Oral, Shorter Regimens for Children with Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Journal Article Patankar S, Cruz AT, Douglas-Jones B, Garcia-Prats A, Kay A, Reuter A, Schaaf HS, Seddon JA, Sharma S, Starke J, Tommasi M, Triasih R, Furin JJ 05/06/2023
Managing mpox using a remote monitoring service. Journal of Infection Letter Rayment M, Cole S, Heskin J, Khan S, Wright M, Barrett J, Bird J, Scott C, Byrne R, Girometti N, Dosekun O, McSorley J, Wallis G, Bull L, Randell P, Mughal N, Moore LSP, Davies GW, Jones R 08/06/2023
Opportunities for engineering Outer Membrane Vesicles (OMVs) using synthetic biology approaches Extracellular Vesicles and Circulating Nucleic Acids Article Kelwick R, Webb A, Freemont P 15/07/1905
Particular genomic and virulence traits associated with preterm infant-derived toxigenic Clostridium perfringens strains. Nature Microbiology Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Kiu R, Shaw AG, Sim K, Acuna-Gonzalez A, Price CA, Bedwell H, Dreger SA, Fowler WJ, Cornwell E, Pickard D, Belteki G, Malsom J, Phillips S, Young GR, Schofield Z, Alcon-Giner C, Berrington JE, Stewart CJ, Dougan G, Clarke P, Douce G, Robinson SD, Kroll JS, Hall LJ 01/06/2023
Phage-Inducible Chromosomal Islands as a Diagnostic Platform to Capture and Detect Bacterial Pathogens. Advanced Science Journal Article Ibarra-Chávez R, Reboud J, Penadés JR, Cooper JM 26/06/2023
Phosphoregulation of DNA repair via the Rad51 auxiliary factor Swi5-Sfr1. Journal of Biological Chemistry Journal Article Liang P, Lister K, Yates L, Argunhan B, Zhang X 15/06/2023
Politicization of water, humanitarian response, and health in Syria as a contributor to the ongoing cholera outbreak. International Journal of Infectious Diseases Journal Article Tarnas MC, Karah N, Almhawish N, Aladhan I, Alobaid R, Abbara A 01/06/2023
Practical considerations for a TB controlled human infection model (TB-CHIM); the case for TB-CHIM in Africa, a systematic review of the literature and report of 2 workshop discussions in UK and Malawi. Wellcome Open Research Systematic Review Gordon SB, Sichone S, Chirwa AE, Hazenberg P, Kafuko Z, Ferreira DM, Flynn J, Fortune S, Balasingam S, Biagini GA, McShane H, Mwandumba HC, Jambo K, Dedha K, Raj Sharma N, Robertson BD, Walker NF, Morton B, TB Controlled Human Infection Model Development Group 15/07/1905
Publisher Correction: DNA synthesis technologies to close the gene writing gap. Nature Reviews Chemistry Published Erratum Hoose A, Vellacott R, Storch M, Freemont PS, Ryadnov MG 30/06/2023
Quantitative trait and transcriptome analysis of genetic complexity underpinning cardiac interatrial septation in mice using an advanced intercross line eLife Journal article Moradi Marjaneh M, Kirk EP, Patrick R, Alankarage D, Humphreys DT, Del Monte-Nieto G, Cornejo-Paramo P, Janbandhu V, Doan TB, Dunwoodie SL, Wong ES, Moran C, Martin ICA, Thomson PC, Harvey RP 05/06/2023
Rapid Diagnostic Test Value and Implementation in Antimicrobial Stewardship Across Low-to-Middle and High-Income Countries: A Mixed-Methods Review. Infectious Diseases and Therapy Journal Article Moore LSP, Villegas MV, Wenzler E, Rawson TM, Oladele RO, Doi Y, Apisarnthanarak A 01/06/2023
Ready, STAT3, Go! Bacteria in the race for M2 macrophage polarisation. Current Opinion in Microbiology Journal Article, Review, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Panagi I, Thurston TL 01/06/2023
Redirected vaccine imprinting by co-administration of COVID-19 and influenza vaccines. The Lancet Regional Health. Europe Journal Article Boyton RJ, Altmann DM 01/06/2023
Risk factors and vectors for SARS-CoV-2 household transmission: a prospective, longitudinal cohort study. The Lancet Microbe Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Derqui N, Koycheva A, Zhou J, Pillay TD, Crone MA, Hakki S, Fenn J, Kundu R, Varro R, Conibear E, Madon KJ, Barnett JL, Houston H, Singanayagam A, Narean JS, Tolosa-Wright MR, Mosscrop L, Rosadas C, Watber P, Anderson C, Parker E, Freemont PS, Ferguson NM, Zambon M, McClure MO, Tedder R, Barclay WS, Dunning J, Taylor GP, Lalvani A, INSTINCT and ATACCC study group 01/06/2023
SARS-CoV-2 infection and pulmonary tuberculosis in children and adolescents: a case-control study BMC Infectious Diseases Article Swanepoel J, van der Zalm MM, Preiser W, van Zyl G, Whittaker E, Hesseling AC, Moore DAJ, Seddon J 29/06/2023
Sensitive Detection of Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Malaria with Seven Novel Parasite-Specific LAMP Assays and Translation for Use at Point-of-Care. Microbiology Spectrum Journal Article Malpartida-Cardenas K, Moser N, Ansah F, Pennisi I, Ahu Prah D, Amoah LE, Awandare G, Hafalla JCR, Cunnington A, Baum J, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Georgiou P 15/06/2023
Speaking the host language: how Salmonella effector proteins manipulate the host. Microbiology Review, Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Pillay TD, Hettiarachchi SU, Gan J, Diaz-Del-Olmo I, Yu X-J, Muench JH, Thurston TLM, Pearson JS 01/06/2023
The omission of children from the UK’s antimicrobial strategy must be tackled. BMJ: British Medical Journal Editorial Channon-Wells S, Patel S 22/06/2023
Triplex qPCR assay for Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli monitoring in wastewater. Science of the Total Environment Journal Article Zhang S, Shi J, Li X, Luby S, Coin L, O’Brien JW, Sivakumar M, Hai F, Jiang G 01/06/2023
Understanding how diagnostics influence antimicrobial decision-making is key to successful clinical trial design. Clinical Microbiology and Infection Journal Article, Comment Rawson TM, Moore LSP 01/06/2023
Use of cidofovir in a patient with severe mpox and uncontrolled HIV infection. Lancet Infectious Diseases Case Reports, Journal Article, Review, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Stafford A, Rimmer S, Gilchrist M, Sun K, Davies EP, Waddington CS, Chiu C, Armstrong-James D, Swaine T, Davies F, Gómez CHM, Kumar V, ElHaddad A, Awad Z, Smart C, Mora-Peris B, Muir D, Randell P, Peters J, Chand M, Warrell CE, Rampling T, Cooke G, Dhanji S, Campbell V, Davies C, Osman S, Abbara A 01/06/2023
Viral emissions into the air and environment after SARS-CoV-2 human challenge: a phase 1, open label, first-in-human study. The Lancet Microbe Journal Article Zhou J, Singanayagam A, Goonawardane N, Moshe M, Sweeney FP, Sukhova K, Killingley B, Kalinova M, Mann AJ, Catchpole AP, Barer MR, Ferguson NM, Chiu C, Barclay WS 09/06/2023
Yemen: current peace talks must also prioritise health. BMJ: British Medical Journal Editorial Attal B, Dureab F, Abbara A 05/06/2023
Increasing human monoclonal antibody cloning efficiency with a whole-cell modified immunoglobulin-capture assay (mICA) Frontiers in Immunology Journal Article Siris S, Gladstone CA, Guo Y, Patel R, Pinder CL, Shattock RJ, McKay PF, Langford PR and Bidmos FA 02/06/2023
The immunology of long COVID. Nature Reviews Immunology Journal Article Altmann DM, Whettlock EM, Liu S 11/07/2023