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1.

Racioethnic diversity in the dynamics of the vaginal microbiome during pregnancy.

Serrano MG, Parikh HI, Brooks JP, Edwards DJ, Arodz TJ, Edupuganti L, Huang B, Girerd PH, Bokhari YA, Bradley SP, Brooks JL, Dickinson MR, Drake JI, Duckworth RA 3rd, Fong SS, Glascock AL, Jean S, Jimenez NR, Khoury J, Koparde VN, Lara AM, Lee V, Matveyev AV, Milton SH, Mistry SD, Rozycki SK, Sheth NU, Smirnova E, Vivadelli SC, Wijesooriya NR, Xu J, Xu P, Chaffin DO, Sexton AL, Gravett MG, Rubens CE, Hendricks-Muñoz KD, Jefferson KK, Strauss JF 3rd, Fettweis JM, Buck GA.

Nat Med. 2019 Jun;25(6):1001-1011. doi: 10.1038/s41591-019-0465-8. Epub 2019 May 29.

PMID:
31142850
2.

The vaginal microbiome and preterm birth.

Fettweis JM, Serrano MG, Brooks JP, Edwards DJ, Girerd PH, Parikh HI, Huang B, Arodz TJ, Edupuganti L, Glascock AL, Xu J, Jimenez NR, Vivadelli SC, Fong SS, Sheth NU, Jean S, Lee V, Bokhari YA, Lara AM, Mistry SD, Duckworth RA 3rd, Bradley SP, Koparde VN, Orenda XV, Milton SH, Rozycki SK, Matveyev AV, Wright ML, Huzurbazar SV, Jackson EM, Smirnova E, Korlach J, Tsai YC, Dickinson MR, Brooks JL, Drake JI, Chaffin DO, Sexton AL, Gravett MG, Rubens CE, Wijesooriya NR, Hendricks-Muñoz KD, Jefferson KK, Strauss JF 3rd, Buck GA.

Nat Med. 2019 Jun;25(6):1012-1021. doi: 10.1038/s41591-019-0450-2. Epub 2019 May 29.

PMID:
31142849
3.

Relationship between vitamin D status and the vaginal microbiome during pregnancy.

Jefferson KK, Parikh HI, Garcia EM, Edwards DJ, Serrano MG, Hewison M, Shary JR, Powell AM, Hollis BW, Fettweis JM, Strauss Iii JF, Buck GA, Wagner CL.

J Perinatol. 2019 Jun;39(6):824-836. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0343-8. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

PMID:
30858609
4.

Does the human placenta delivered at term have a microbiota? Results of cultivation, quantitative real-time PCR, 16S rRNA gene sequencing, and metagenomics.

Theis KR, Romero R, Winters AD, Greenberg JM, Gomez-Lopez N, Alhousseini A, Bieda J, Maymon E, Pacora P, Fettweis JM, Buck GA, Jefferson KK, Strauss JF 3rd, Erez O, Hassan SS.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Mar;220(3):267.e1-267.e39. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.10.018.

PMID:
30832984
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Interaction of Gardnerella vaginalis and Vaginolysin with the Apical versus Basolateral Face of a Three-Dimensional Model of Vaginal Epithelium.

Garcia EM, Kraskauskiene V, Koblinski JE, Jefferson KK.

Infect Immun. 2019 Mar 25;87(4). pii: e00646-18. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00646-18. Print 2019 Apr.

PMID:
30692180
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Alternative doffing strategies of personal protective equipment to prevent self-contamination in the health care setting.

Osei-Bonsu K, Masroor N, Cooper K, Doern C, Jefferson KK, Major Y, Adamson S, Thomas J, Lovern I, Albert H, Stevens MP, Archer G, Bearman G, Doll M.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 May;47(5):534-539. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.11.003. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

PMID:
30578138
8.

Untargeted lipidomic analysis to broadly characterize the effects of pathogenic and non-pathogenic staphylococci on mammalian lipids.

Gajenthra Kumar N, Contaifer D Jr, Baker PRS, Ekroos K, Jefferson KK, Wijesinghe DS.

PLoS One. 2018 Oct 31;13(10):e0206606. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206606. eCollection 2018.

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Association between statin use, the vaginal microbiome, and Gardnerella vaginalis vaginolysin-mediated cytotoxicity.

Abdelmaksoud AA, Girerd PH, Garcia EM, Brooks JP, Leftwich LM, Sheth NU, Bradley SP, Serrano MG, Fettweis JM, Huang B, Strauss JF 3rd, Buck GA, Jefferson KK.

PLoS One. 2017 Aug 28;12(8):e0183765. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183765. eCollection 2017.

10.

Comparative transcriptomic analysis of Gardnerella vaginalis biofilms vs. planktonic cultures using RNA-seq.

Castro J, França A, Bradwell KR, Serrano MG, Jefferson KK, Cerca N.

NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2017 Feb 2;3:3. doi: 10.1038/s41522-017-0012-7. eCollection 2017.

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Pathogen-mediated manipulation of arthropod microbiota to promote infection.

Abraham NM, Liu L, Jutras BL, Yadav AK, Narasimhan S, Gopalakrishnan V, Ansari JM, Jefferson KK, Cava F, Jacobs-Wagner C, Fikrig E.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jan 31;114(5):E781-E790. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1613422114. Epub 2017 Jan 17.

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Effects of combined oral contraceptives, depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on the vaginal microbiome.

Brooks JP, Edwards DJ, Blithe DL, Fettweis JM, Serrano MG, Sheth NU, Strauss JF 3rd, Buck GA, Jefferson KK.

Contraception. 2017 Apr;95(4):405-413. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2016.11.006. Epub 2016 Nov 29.

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Comparison of Lactobacillus crispatus isolates from Lactobacillus-dominated vaginal microbiomes with isolates from microbiomes containing bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria.

Abdelmaksoud AA, Koparde VN, Sheth NU, Serrano MG, Glascock AL, Fettweis JM, Strauss JF, Buck GA, Jefferson KK.

Microbiology. 2016 Mar;162(3):466-475. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000238. Epub 2016 Jan 8.

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Using an in-vitro biofilm model to assess the virulence potential of bacterial vaginosis or non-bacterial vaginosis Gardnerella vaginalis isolates.

Castro J, Alves P, Sousa C, Cereija T, França Â, Jefferson KK, Cerca N.

Sci Rep. 2015 Jun 26;5:11640. doi: 10.1038/srep11640.

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The truth about metagenomics: quantifying and counteracting bias in 16S rRNA studies.

Brooks JP, Edwards DJ, Harwich MD Jr, Rivera MC, Fettweis JM, Serrano MG, Reris RA, Sheth NU, Huang B, Girerd P; Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Strauss JF 3rd, Jefferson KK, Buck GA.

BMC Microbiol. 2015 Mar 21;15:66. doi: 10.1186/s12866-015-0351-6.

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Identification of a gene in Mycoplasma hominis associated with preterm birth and microbial burden in intraamniotic infection.

Allen-Daniels MJ, Serrano MG, Pflugner LP, Fettweis JM, Prestosa MA, Koparde VN, Brooks JP, Strauss JF 3rd, Romero R, Chaiworapongsa T, Eschenbach DA, Buck GA, Jefferson KK.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun;212(6):779.e1-779.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.01.032. Epub 2015 Jan 28.

17.

The changing landscape of the vaginal microbiome.

Huang B, Fettweis JM, Brooks JP, Jefferson KK, Buck GA.

Clin Lab Med. 2014 Dec;34(4):747-61. doi: 10.1016/j.cll.2014.08.006. Epub 2014 Sep 15. Review.

18.

An emerging mycoplasma associated with trichomoniasis, vaginal infection and disease.

Fettweis JM, Serrano MG, Huang B, Brooks JP, Glascock AL, Sheth NU; Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Strauss JF 3rd, Jefferson KK, Buck GA.

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 22;9(10):e110943. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110943. eCollection 2014.

19.

Phase variation of poly-N-acetylglucosamine expression in Staphylococcus aureus.

Brooks JL, Jefferson KK.

PLoS Pathog. 2014 Jul 31;10(7):e1004292. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004292. eCollection 2014 Jul.

20.

Differences in vaginal microbiome in African American women versus women of European ancestry.

Fettweis JM, Brooks JP, Serrano MG, Sheth NU, Girerd PH, Edwards DJ, Strauss JF, The Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Jefferson KK, Buck GA.

Microbiology. 2014 Oct;160(Pt 10):2272-2282. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.081034-0. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

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Reciprocal interference between Lactobacillus spp. and Gardnerella vaginalis on initial adherence to epithelial cells.

Castro J, Henriques A, Machado A, Henriques M, Jefferson KK, Cerca N.

Int J Med Sci. 2013 Jul 20;10(9):1193-8. doi: 10.7150/ijms.6304. Print 2013.

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Quantitative analysis of initial adhesion of bacterial vaginosis-associated anaerobes to ME-180 cells.

Machado A, Salgueiro D, Harwich M, Jefferson KK, Cerca N.

Anaerobe. 2013 Oct;23:1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2013.07.007. Epub 2013 Aug 2.

PMID:
23916636
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Species-level classification of the vaginal microbiome.

Fettweis JM, Serrano MG, Sheth NU, Mayer CM, Glascock AL, Brooks JP, Jefferson KK; Vaginal Microbiome Consortium (additional members), Buck GA.

BMC Genomics. 2012;13 Suppl 8:S17. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-S8-S17. Epub 2012 Dec 17.

25.

Genomic sequence analysis and characterization of Sneathia amnii sp. nov.

Harwich MD Jr, Serrano MG, Fettweis JM, Alves JM, Reimers MA; Vaginal Microbiome Consortium (additional members), Buck GA, Jefferson KK.

BMC Genomics. 2012;13 Suppl 8:S4. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-S8-S4. Epub 2012 Dec 17.

26.

Regulation of Staphylococcus aureus immunodominant antigen B (IsaB).

Mackey-Lawrence NM, Jefferson KK.

Microbiol Res. 2013 Feb 22;168(2):113-8. doi: 10.1016/j.micres.2012.07.003. Epub 2012 Sep 23.

27.

Staphylococcal biofilms: quest for the magic bullet.

Brooks JL, Jefferson KK.

Adv Appl Microbiol. 2012;81:63-87. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394382-8.00002-2. Review.

PMID:
22958527
28.

The bacterial etiology of preterm birth.

Jefferson KK.

Adv Appl Microbiol. 2012;80:1-22. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394381-1.00001-5.

PMID:
22794142
29.

A new era of the vaginal microbiome: advances using next-generation sequencing.

Fettweis JM, Serrano MG, Girerd PH, Jefferson KK, Buck GA.

Chem Biodivers. 2012 May;9(5):965-76. doi: 10.1002/cbdv.201100359. Review.

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Chelating agents exert distinct effects on biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus depending on strain background: role for clumping factor B.

Abraham NM, Lamlertthon S, Fowler VG, Jefferson KK.

J Med Microbiol. 2012 Aug;61(Pt 8):1062-70. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.040758-0. Epub 2012 Apr 19.

31.

Staphylococcus aureus clumping factor B mediates biofilm formation in the absence of calcium.

Abraham NM, Jefferson KK.

Microbiology. 2012 Jun;158(Pt 6):1504-12. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.057018-0. Epub 2012 Mar 22.

32.

Gardnerella vaginalis comprises three distinct genotypes of which only two produce sialidase.

Santiago GL, Deschaght P, El Aila N, Kiama TN, Verstraelen H, Jefferson KK, Temmerman M, Vaneechoutte M.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 May;204(5):450.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2010.12.061. Epub 2011 Mar 27.

PMID:
21444061
33.

A low molecular weight component of serum inhibits biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus.

Abraham NM, Jefferson KK.

Microb Pathog. 2010 Dec;49(6):388-91. doi: 10.1016/j.micpath.2010.07.005. Epub 2010 Jul 29.

34.

Drawing the line between commensal and pathogenic Gardnerella vaginalis through genome analysis and virulence studies.

Harwich MD Jr, Alves JM, Buck GA, Strauss JF 3rd, Patterson JL, Oki AT, Girerd PH, Jefferson KK.

BMC Genomics. 2010 Jun 11;11:375. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-11-375.

35.

Staphylococcus aureus extracellular adherence protein contributes to biofilm formation in the presence of serum.

Thompson KM, Abraham N, Jefferson KK.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010 Apr;305(2):143-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.01918.x. Epub 2010 Jan 29.

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Analysis of adherence, biofilm formation and cytotoxicity suggests a greater virulence potential of Gardnerella vaginalis relative to other bacterial-vaginosis-associated anaerobes.

Patterson JL, Stull-Lane A, Girerd PH, Jefferson KK.

Microbiology. 2010 Feb;156(Pt 2):392-9. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.034280-0. Epub 2009 Nov 12.

37.

Staphylococcus aureus immunodominant surface antigen B is a cell-surface associated nucleic acid binding protein.

Mackey-Lawrence NM, Potter DE, Cerca N, Jefferson KK.

BMC Microbiol. 2009 Mar 26;9:61. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-9-61.

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Regulation of the intercellular adhesin locus regulator (icaR) by SarA, sigmaB, and IcaR in Staphylococcus aureus.

Cerca N, Brooks JL, Jefferson KK.

J Bacteriol. 2008 Oct;190(19):6530-3. doi: 10.1128/JB.00482-08. Epub 2008 Jul 25.

39.

Effect of growth conditions on poly-N-acetylglucosamine expression and biofilm formation in Escherichia coli.

Cerca N, Jefferson KK.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2008 Jun;283(1):36-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2008.01142.x.

40.

Effect of biofilm phenotype on resistance of Gardnerella vaginalis to hydrogen peroxide and lactic acid.

Patterson JL, Girerd PH, Karjane NW, Jefferson KK.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Aug;197(2):170.e1-7.

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Molecular basis for preferential protective efficacy of antibodies directed to the poorly acetylated form of staphylococcal poly-N-acetyl-beta-(1-6)-glucosamine.

Cerca N, Jefferson KK, Maira-Litrán T, Pier DB, Kelly-Quintos C, Goldmann DA, Azeredo J, Pier GB.

Infect Immun. 2007 Jul;75(7):3406-13. Epub 2007 Apr 30.

42.

Protection against Escherichia coli infection by antibody to the Staphylococcus aureus poly-N-acetylglucosamine surface polysaccharide.

Cerca N, Maira-Litrán T, Jefferson KK, Grout M, Goldmann DA, Pier GB.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 May 1;104(18):7528-33. Epub 2007 Apr 19.

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Comparative antibody-mediated phagocytosis of Staphylococcus epidermidis cells grown in a biofilm or in the planktonic state.

Cerca N, Jefferson KK, Oliveira R, Pier GB, Azeredo J.

Infect Immun. 2006 Aug;74(8):4849-55.

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Effects of growth in the presence of subinhibitory concentrations of dicloxacillin on Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus haemolyticus biofilms.

Cerca N, Martins S, Sillankorva S, Jefferson KK, Pier GB, Oliveira R, Azeredo J.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005 Dec;71(12):8677-82.

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Poly-N-acetylglucosamine production in Staphylococcus aureus is essential for virulence in murine models of systemic infection.

Kropec A, Maira-Litran T, Jefferson KK, Grout M, Cramton SE, Götz F, Goldmann DA, Pier GB.

Infect Immun. 2005 Oct;73(10):6868-76.

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Comparative assessment of antibiotic susceptibility of coagulase-negative staphylococci in biofilm versus planktonic culture as assessed by bacterial enumeration or rapid XTT colorimetry.

Cerca N, Martins S, Cerca F, Jefferson KK, Pier GB, Oliveira R, Azeredo J.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2005 Aug;56(2):331-6. Epub 2005 Jun 24.

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Use of confocal microscopy to analyze the rate of vancomycin penetration through Staphylococcus aureus biofilms.

Jefferson KK, Goldmann DA, Pier GB.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005 Jun;49(6):2467-73.

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What drives bacteria to produce a biofilm?

Jefferson KK.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2004 Jul 15;236(2):163-73. Review.

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