Volume 11, Number 1—January 2005
Distribution and Characteristics of Escherichia coli Clonal Group A1
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- Johnson JR, Manges AR, O’Bryan TT, Riley LR. A disseminated multi-drug resistant clonal group of extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli as a cause of pyelonephritis. Lancet. 2002;359:2249–51.
- Manges AR, Dietrich PS, Riley LW. Multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli clonal groups causing community-acquired pyelonephritis. Clin Infect Dis. 2004;38:329–34.
- Stamm WE. An epidemic of urinary tract infections? N Engl J Med. 2001;345:1055–7.
- Petrof EO, Schwartz DN, Quinnn JP. Urinary tract infections and a multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli clonal group [letter]. N Engl J Med. 2002;346:535.
- Burman WJ, Breese PE, Murray BE, Singh KV, Batal HA, MacKenzie TA, Conventional and molecular epidemiology of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance among urinary Escherichia coli isolates. Am J Med. 2003;115:358–64.
- Enne VI, Livermore DM, Stephens P, Hall LCM. Persistence of sulphonamide resistance in Escherichia coli in the UK despite national prescribing restriction. Lancet. 2001;357:1325–8.
- Clermont O, Bonacorsi S, Bingen E. Rapid and simple determination of the Escherichia coli phylogenetic group. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000;66:4555–8.
- Johnson JR, Kuskowski M, Denamur E, Elion J, Picard B. Clonal origin, virulence factors, and virulence [letter and reply]. Infect Immun. 2000;68:424–5.
- Johnson JR, Murray AC, Gajewski A, Sullivan M, Shippes P, Kuskowski MA, Isolation and molecular characterization of nalidixic acid-resistant extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli from retail chicken products. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003;47:2161–8.
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- National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards. Performance standards for antimicrobial susceptibility testing; fourteenth informational supplement. Vol. 24, no. 1. M100-S14. Wayne (PA): The Committee; 2004.
- Johnson JR, Kuskowski MA, Owens K, Gajewski A, Winokur PL. Phylogenetic origin and virulence genotype in relation to resistance to fluoroquinolones and/or extended spectrum cephalosporins and cephamycins among Escherichia coli isolates from animals and humans. J Infect Dis. 2003;188:759–68.
- Johnson JR, Russo TA. “Uropathogenic” Escherichia coli as agents of diverse non-urinary-tract extraintestinal infections. J Infect Dis. 2002;186:859–64.
- Johnson JR. Owens, Manges A, Riley L. Rapid and specific detection of Escherichia coli clonal group A by gene-specific PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2004;42:2618–22.
1Presented at the American Society for Microbiology 103rd General Meeting, May 18–22, 2003, Washington, D.C.
2The TIARA investigators include the following: Sacared Bodison (University of Maryland, College Park, MD), Franklin R. Cockerill, III (Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN), Clovis Arns da Cunha (Curitiba-PR, Brazil), Peter Echeverria and Sriluck Simasathien (Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences and Phramonkutkho Army Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand), Wim Gaastra (University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands), Lucinda M.C. Hall (St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK), Marina Klein (McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Hank A. Lockman (Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH), Imad Omer and Jane R. Schwebke (University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL), Guillem Prats (Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain), Robert M. Rakita (Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA), Susan Rossman (Texas Childrens Hospital, Houston, TX), Ronald Schiffman (Southern Arizona VA Medical Center, Tucson, AZ), Ronald Smith (Billings Clinic and Providence Medical Center, Billings, MT), and Patricia L. Winokur (VA Medical Center and University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA).