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The Global Ascendency of OXA-48-Type Carbapenemases.

Pitout JDD, Peirano G, Kock MM, Strydom KA, Matsumura Y.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2019 Nov 13;33(1). pii: e00102-19. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00102-19. Print 2019 Dec 18. Review.


Impact of specimen storage temperature and time on the implementation of GeneXpert® testing for sexually transmitted infections in resource-constraint settings.

Maduna LD, Kock MM, Medina-Marino A, Klausner JD, Peters RPH.

J Microbiol Methods. 2019 Oct;165:105719. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2019.105719. Epub 2019 Sep 10.


Evaluation of an In-House Colistin NP Test for Use in Resource-Limited Settings.

Mitton B, Kingsburgh C, Kock MM, Mbelle NM, Strydom K.

J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Sep 24;57(10). pii: e00501-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00501-19. Print 2019 Oct.


Molecular characteristics and genotypic diversity of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates in Gauteng region, South Africa.

Bolukaoto JY, Kock MM, Strydom KA, Mbelle NM, Ehlers MM.

Sci Total Environ. 2019 Nov 20;692:297-304. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.119. Epub 2019 Jul 9.


High Rate of Repeat Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in South Africa: A Prospective Cohort Study.

van Liere GAFS, Kock MM, Radebe O, Struthers HE, Morre S, McIntyre JA, Peters RPH.

Sex Transm Dis. 2019 Nov;46(11):e105-e107. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001041.


Klebsiella pneumoniae ST307 with blaOXA-181, South Africa, 2014-2016.

Lowe M, Kock MM, Coetzee J, Hoosien E, Peirano G, Strydom KA, Ehlers MM, Mbelle NM, Shashkina E, Haslam DB, Dhawan P, Donnelly RJ, Chen L, Kreiswirth BN, Pitout JDD.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Apr;25(4):739-747. doi: 10.3201/eid2504.181482.


Failure of syndromic management due to drug-resistant Mycoplasma genitalium infection in South Africa: a case report.

Maduna LD, Laumen JG, Radebe O, Kock MM, Peters RP.

Int J STD AIDS. 2019 Apr;30(5):519-521. doi: 10.1177/0956462418820745. Epub 2019 Feb 4.


Occurrence of enterococci harbouring clinically important antibiotic resistance genes in the aquatic environment in Gauteng, South Africa.

Hamiwe T, Kock MM, Magwira CA, Antiabong JF, Ehlers MM.

Environ Pollut. 2019 Feb;245:1041-1049. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.11.040. Epub 2018 Nov 19.


Provision of Sexually Transmitted Infection Services in a Mobile Clinic Reveals High Unmet Need in Remote Areas of South Africa: A Cross-sectional Study.

Hoffman CM, Mbambazela N, Sithole P, Morré SA, Dubbink JH, Railton J, McIntyre JA, Kock MM, Peters RPH.

Sex Transm Dis. 2019 Mar;46(3):206-212. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000931.


Rectal Trichomonas vaginalis infection in South African men who have sex with men.

Hoffman CM, Fritz L, Radebe O, Dubbink JH, McIntyre JA, Kock MM, Peters RP.

Int J STD AIDS. 2018 Aug 16:956462418788418. doi: 10.1177/0956462418788418. [Epub ahead of print]


Genetic relatedness of Staphylococcus aureus isolates obtained from cystic fibrosis patients at a tertiary academic hospital in Pretoria, South Africa.

Goolam Mahomed T, Kock MM, Masekela R, Hoosien E, Ehlers MM.

Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 15;8(1):12222. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30725-x.


Disruption in the Regulation of Immune Responses in the Placental Subtype of Preeclampsia.

Geldenhuys J, Rossouw TM, Lombaard HA, Ehlers MM, Kock MM.

Front Immunol. 2018 Jul 20;9:1659. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.01659. eCollection 2018. Review.


Pre-analytical factors related to the stability of ethanol concentration during storage of ante-mortem blood alcohol specimens.

Laurens JB, Sewell FJJ, Kock MM.

J Forensic Leg Med. 2018 Aug;58:155-163. doi: 10.1016/j.jflm.2018.06.003. Epub 2018 Jun 27.


Acinetobacter baumannii: Epidemiological and Beta-Lactamase Data From Two Tertiary Academic Hospitals in Tshwane, South Africa.

Lowe M, Ehlers MM, Ismail F, Peirano G, Becker PJ, Pitout JDD, Kock MM.

Front Microbiol. 2018 Jun 12;9:1280. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01280. eCollection 2018.


Molecular Epidemiology of Staphylococcus epidermidis Implicated in Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections at an Academic Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa.

Ehlers MM, Strasheim W, Lowe M, Ueckermann V, Kock MM.

Front Microbiol. 2018 Mar 7;9:417. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00417. eCollection 2018.


Prevalence and Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women.

Price CM, Peters RPH, Steyn J, Mudau M, Olivier D, De Vos L, Morikawa E, Kock MM, Medina-Marino A, Klausner JD.

Sex Transm Dis. 2018 May;45(5):332-336. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000756.


Trends in the Genetic Background of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Clinical Isolates in a South African Hospital: An Institutional-Based Observational Study.

Antiabong JF, Kock MM, Maphanga TG, Salawu AM, Mbelle NM, Ehlers MM.

Open Microbiol J. 2017 Nov 30;11:339-351. doi: 10.2174/1874285801711010339. eCollection 2017.


Chlamydia trachomatis Biovar L2 Infection in Women in South Africa.

Peters RPH, Doyle R, Redelinghuys MJ, McIntyre JA, Verjans GM, Breuer J, Kock MM.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Nov;23(11):1913-1915. doi: 10.3201/eid2311.170758.


Laboratory Validation of Xpert Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis Testing as Performed by Nurses at Three Primary Health Care Facilities in South Africa.

Peters RPH, de Vos L, Maduna L, Mudau M, Klausner JD, Kock MM, Medina-Marino A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Dec;55(12):3563-3565. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01430-17. Epub 2017 Oct 11. No abstract available.


Diversity of Multidrug Efflux Genes and Phenotypic Evaluation of the In vitro Resistance Dynamics of Clinical Staphylococcus Aureus Isolates Using Methicillin; a Model β-lactam.

Antiabong JF, Kock MM, Bellea NM, Ehlers MM.

Open Microbiol J. 2017 Jun 30;11:132-141. doi: 10.2174/1874285801711010132. eCollection 2017.


Etiology of bacterial vaginosis and polymicrobial biofilm formation.

Jung HS, Ehlers MM, Lombaard H, Redelinghuys MJ, Kock MM.

Crit Rev Microbiol. 2017 Nov;43(6):651-667. doi: 10.1080/1040841X.2017.1291579. Epub 2017 Mar 30. Review.


Assessment of Atopobium vaginae and Gardnerella vaginalis concentrations in a cohort of pregnant South African women.

Redelinghuys MJ, Ehlers MM, Bezuidenhoudt JE, Becker PJ, Kock MM.

Sex Transm Infect. 2017 Sep;93(6):410-415. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2016-052883. Epub 2017 Jan 31.


Evaluation of syndromic management guidelines for treatment of sexually transmitted infections in South African women.

van der Eem L, Dubbink JH, Struthers HE, McIntyre JA, Ouburg S, Morré SA, Kock MM, Peters RP.

Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Sep;21(9):1138-46. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12742. Epub 2016 Jul 19.


High prevalence of oxacillinases in clinical multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from the Tshwane region, South Africa - an update.

Lowings M, Ehlers MM, Dreyer AW, Kock MM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 14;15:521. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1246-8.


A cross-sectional study on the relationship of age, gestational age and HIV infection to bacterial vaginosis and genital mycoplasma infection.

Redelinghuys MJ, Ehlers MM, Dreyer AW, Lombaard H, Olorunju SA, Kock MM.

BMJ Open. 2015 Oct 19;5(10):e008530. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008530.


Draft Genome Sequences of Five Clinical Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates and a Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis Isolate.

Biswas RK, Kock MM, Adelowotan T, Strasheim W, Mahomed TG, Salawu A, Ehlers MM.

Genome Announc. 2015 Jul 30;3(4). pii: e00836-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00836-15.


Diversity and antimicrobial susceptibility profiling of staphylococci isolated from bovine mastitis cases and close human contacts.

Schmidt T, Kock MM, Ehlers MM.

J Dairy Sci. 2015 Sep;98(9):6256-69. doi: 10.3168/jds.2015-9715. Epub 2015 Jul 15.


Normal flora and bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy: an overview.

Redelinghuys MJ, Ehlers MM, Dreyer AW, Kock MM.

Crit Rev Microbiol. 2016 May;42(3):352-63. doi: 10.3109/1040841X.2014.954522. Epub 2015 Apr 2. Review.


Surveillance of catheter-related infections: the supplementary role of the microbiology laboratory.

Strasheim W, Kock MM, Ueckermann V, Hoosien E, Dreyer AW, Ehlers MM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 8;15:5. doi: 10.1186/s12879-014-0743-5.


Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Ureaplasma species and Mycoplasma hominis in pregnant women.

Redelinghuys MJ, Ehlers MM, Dreyer AW, Lombaard HA, Kock MM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Mar 28;14:171. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-171.


Comparison of the new Mycofast Revolution assay with a molecular assay for the detection of genital mycoplasmas from clinical specimens.

Redelinghuys MJ, Ehlers MM, Dreyer AW, Lombaard HA, Kock MM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Sep 30;13:453. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-453.


A broad profile of co-dominant epitopes shapes the peripheral Mycobacterium tuberculosis specific CD8+ T-cell immune response in South African patients with active tuberculosis.

Axelsson-Robertson R, Loxton AG, Walzl G, Ehlers MM, Kock MM, Zumla A, Maeurer M.

PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58309. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058309. Epub 2013 Mar 26.


Comparison between the BACTEC MGIT 960 system and the agar proportion method for susceptibility testing of multidrug resistant tuberculosis strains in a high burden setting of South Africa.

Said HM, Kock MM, Ismail NA, Baba K, Omar SV, Osman AG, Hoosen AA, Ehlers MM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2012 Dec 22;12:369. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-12-369.


Molecular characterization and second-line antituberculosis drug resistance patterns of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from the northern region of South Africa.

Said HM, Kock MM, Ismail NA, Mphahlele M, Baba K, Omar SV, Osman AG, Hoosen AA, Ehlers MM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Sep;50(9):2857-62. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00358-12. Epub 2012 May 30.


Evaluation of the GenoType® MTBDRsl assay for susceptibility testing of second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs.

Said HM, Kock MM, Ismail NA, Baba K, Omar SV, Osman AG, Hoosen AA, Ehlers MM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Jan;16(1):104-9. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0600.


Human leukocyte antigens A*3001 and A*3002 show distinct peptide-binding patterns of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis protein TB10.4: consequences for immune recognition.

Axelsson-Robertson R, Ahmed RK, Weichold FF, Ehlers MM, Kock MM, Sizemore D, Sadoff J, Maeurer M.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Jan;18(1):125-34. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00302-10. Epub 2010 Nov 17.


QuantiFERON-TB GOLD ELISA assay for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific antigens in blood specimens of HIV-positive patients in a high-burden country.

Veldsman C, Kock MM, Rossouw T, Nieuwoudt M, Maeurer M, Hoosen AA, Ehlers MM.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2009 Dec;57(3):269-73. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-695X.2009.00610.x. Epub 2009 Sep 11.


Molecular identification and genotyping of MRSA isolates.

Makgotlho PE, Kock MM, Hoosen A, Lekalakala R, Omar S, Dove M, Ehlers MM.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2009 Nov;57(2):104-15. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-695X.2009.00585.x. Epub 2009 Jul 22.


Detection of blaSHV, blaTEM and blaCTX-M antibiotic resistance genes in randomly selected bacterial pathogens from the Steve Biko Academic Hospital.

Ehlers MM, Veldsman C, Makgotlho EP, Dove MG, Hoosen AA, Kock MM.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2009 Aug;56(3):191-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-695X.2009.00564.x. Epub 2009 May 8. Review.

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