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Bystander Selection for Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for Patient Health.

Morley VJ, Woods RJ, Read AF.

Trends Microbiol. 2019 Oct;27(10):864-877. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2019.06.004. Epub 2019 Jul 6. Review.


Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Acquisition in a Tertiary Care Hospital: Testing the Roles of Antibiotic Use, Proton Pump Inhibitor Use, and Colonization Pressure.

Chanderraj R, Millar JA, Patel TS, Read AF, Washer L, Kaye KS, Woods RJ.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 15;6(4):ofz139. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofz139. eCollection 2019 Apr.


Molecular epidemiology of Marek's disease virus in central Pennsylvania, USA.

Bell AS, Kennedy DA, Jones MJ, Cairns CL, Pandey U, Dunn PA, Szpara ML, Read AF.

Virus Evol. 2019 Apr 23;5(1):vey042. doi: 10.1093/ve/vey042. eCollection 2019 Jan.


The PLOS Biology XV Collection: 15 Years of Exceptional Science Highlighted across 12 Months.

Richardson LA, Schmid SL, Bhandoola A, Harly C, Hedenström A, Laub MT, Mace GM, Sengupta P, Stock AM, Read AF, Malik HS, Estelle M, Lowell S, Kimmelman J.

PLoS Biol. 2019 Feb 27;17(2):e3000180. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000180. eCollection 2019 Feb. No abstract available.


Punctuated Evolution of Myxoma Virus: Rapid and Disjunct Evolution of a Recent Viral Lineage in Australia.

Kerr PJ, Eden JS, Di Giallonardo F, Peacock D, Liu J, Strive T, Read AF, Holmes EC.

J Virol. 2019 Apr 3;93(8). pii: e01994-18. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01994-18. Print 2019 Apr 15.


Impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Intervention on Within- and Between-Patient Daptomycin Resistance Evolution in Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium.

Kinnear CL, Patel TS, Young CL, Marshall V, Newton DW, Read AF, Woods RJ.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Mar 27;63(4). pii: e01800-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01800-18. Print 2019 Apr.


Why the evolution of vaccine resistance is less of a concern than the evolution of drug resistance.

Kennedy DA, Read AF.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Dec 18;115(51):12878-12886. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1717159115. Epub 2018 Dec 17.


The impact of within-host ecology on the fitness of a drug-resistant parasite.

Huijben S, Chan BHK, Nelson WA, Read AF.

Evol Med Public Health. 2018 Jun 27;2018(1):127-137. doi: 10.1093/emph/eoy016. eCollection 2018.


Volatile biomarkers of symptomatic and asymptomatic malaria infection in humans.

De Moraes CM, Wanjiku C, Stanczyk NM, Pulido H, Sims JW, Betz HS, Read AF, Torto B, Mescher MC.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 May 29;115(22):5780-5785. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1801512115. Epub 2018 May 14.


Modeling Marek's disease virus transmission: A framework for evaluating the impact of farming practices and evolution.

Kennedy DA, Dunn PA, Read AF.

Epidemics. 2018 Jun;23:85-95. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2018.01.001. Epub 2018 Jan 10.


Institution-wide and Within-Patient Evolution of Daptomycin Susceptibility in Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium Bloodstream Infections.

Woods RJ, Patel TS, Nagel JL, Newton DW, Read AF.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):226-228. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.279. Epub 2018 Jan 14.


Resource limitation prevents the emergence of drug resistance by intensifying within-host competition.

Wale N, Sim DG, Jones MJ, Salathe R, Day T, Read AF.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Dec 26;114(52):13774-13779. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1715874115. Epub 2017 Dec 12.


Next step in the ongoing arms race between myxoma virus and wild rabbits in Australia is a novel disease phenotype.

Kerr PJ, Cattadori IM, Liu J, Sim DG, Dodds JW, Brooks JW, Kennett MJ, Holmes EC, Read AF.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Aug 29;114(35):9397-9402. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1710336114. Epub 2017 Aug 14.


Reverse Engineering Field Isolates of Myxoma Virus Demonstrates that Some Gene Disruptions or Losses of Function Do Not Explain Virulence Changes Observed in the Field.

Liu J, Cattadori IM, Sim DG, Eden JS, Holmes EC, Read AF, Kerr PJ.

J Virol. 2017 Sep 27;91(20). pii: e01289-17. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01289-17. Print 2017 Oct 15.


A nutrient mediates intraspecific competition between rodent malaria parasites in vivo.

Wale N, Sim DG, Read AF.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Jul 26;284(1859). pii: 20171067. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1067.


The selfish germ.

Read AF.

PLoS Biol. 2017 Jul 12;15(7):e2003250. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2003250. eCollection 2017 Jul.


Industry-Wide Surveillance of Marek's Disease Virus on Commercial Poultry Farms.

Kennedy DA, Cairns C, Jones MJ, Bell AS, Salathé RM, Baigent SJ, Nair VK, Dunn PA, Read AF.

Avian Dis. 2017 Jun;61(2):153-164. doi: 10.1637/11525-110216-Reg.1.


The importance of temperature fluctuations in understanding mosquito population dynamics and malaria risk.

Beck-Johnson LM, Nelson WA, Paaijmans KP, Read AF, Thomas MB, Bjørnstad ON.

R Soc Open Sci. 2017 Mar 8;4(3):160969. doi: 10.1098/rsos.160969. eCollection 2017 Mar.


Why does drug resistance readily evolve but vaccine resistance does not?

Kennedy DA, Read AF.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Mar 29;284(1851). pii: 20162562. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2562. Review.


A Murine Model to Study Epilepsy and SUDEP Induced by Malaria Infection.

Ssentongo P, Robuccio AE, Thuku G, Sim DG, Nabi A, Bahari F, Shanmugasundaram B, Billard MW, Geronimo A, Short KW, Drew PJ, Baccon J, Weinstein SL, Gilliam FG, Stoute JA, Chinchilli VM, Read AF, Gluckman BJ, Schiff SJ.

Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 8;7:43652. doi: 10.1038/srep43652.


Genomic and phenotypic characterization of myxoma virus from Great Britain reveals multiple evolutionary pathways distinct from those in Australia.

Kerr PJ, Cattadori IM, Rogers MB, Fitch A, Geber A, Liu J, Sim DG, Boag B, Eden JS, Ghedin E, Read AF, Holmes EC.

PLoS Pathog. 2017 Mar 2;13(3):e1006252. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006252. eCollection 2017 Mar.


How to Use a Chemotherapeutic Agent When Resistance to It Threatens the Patient.

Hansen E, Woods RJ, Read AF.

PLoS Biol. 2017 Feb 9;15(2):e2001110. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2001110. eCollection 2017 Feb.


DNA from Dust: Comparative Genomics of Large DNA Viruses in Field Surveillance Samples.

Pandey U, Bell AS, Renner DW, Kennedy DA, Shreve JT, Cairns CL, Jones MJ, Dunn PA, Read AF, Szpara ML.

mSphere. 2016 Oct 5;1(5). pii: e00132-16. eCollection 2016 Sep-Oct.


The threat (or not) of insecticide resistance for malaria control.

Thomas MB, Read AF.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Aug 9;113(32):8900-2. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1609889113. Epub 2016 Aug 1. No abstract available.


George C Williams Prize 2015.

Read AF, Bentley GR, Haig D.

Evol Med Public Health. 2016 Jul 14;2016(1):212-3. doi: 10.1093/emph/eow017. Print 2016. No abstract available.


Predicting optimal transmission investment in malaria parasites.

Greischar MA, Mideo N, Read AF, Bjørnstad ON.

Evolution. 2016 Jul;70(7):1542-58. doi: 10.1111/evo.12969. Epub 2016 Jun 24.


Fitness consequences of altered feeding behavior in immune-challenged mosquitoes.

Ohm JR, Teeple J, Nelson WA, Thomas MB, Read AF, Cator LJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2016 Feb 29;9:113. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1392-x.


Quantifying Transmission Investment in Malaria Parasites.

Greischar MA, Mideo N, Read AF, Bjørnstad ON.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2016 Feb 18;12(2):e1004718. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004718. eCollection 2016 Feb.


Potential drivers of virulence evolution in aquaculture.

Kennedy DA, Kurath G, Brito IL, Purcell MK, Read AF, Winton JR, Wargo AR.

Evol Appl. 2016 Jan 11;9(2):344-54. doi: 10.1111/eva.12342. eCollection 2016 Feb.


Does High-Dose Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Prevent the Evolution of Resistance?

Day T, Read AF.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2016 Jan 28;12(1):e1004689. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004689. eCollection 2016 Jan.


A deep sequencing tool for partitioning clearance rates following antimalarial treatment in polyclonal infections.

Mideo N, Bailey JA, Hathaway NJ, Ngasala B, Saunders DL, Lon C, Kharabora O, Jamnik A, Balasubramanian S, Björkman A, Mårtensson A, Meshnick SR, Read AF, Juliano JJ.

Evol Med Public Health. 2016 Jan 27;2016(1):21-36. doi: 10.1093/emph/eov036.


Clinical management of resistance evolution in a bacterial infection: A case study.

Woods RJ, Read AF.

Evol Med Public Health. 2015 Oct 10;2015(1):281-8. doi: 10.1093/emph/eov025.


Imperfect Vaccination Can Enhance the Transmission of Highly Virulent Pathogens.

Read AF, Baigent SJ, Powers C, Kgosana LB, Blackwell L, Smith LP, Kennedy DA, Walkden-Brown SW, Nair VK.

PLoS Biol. 2015 Jul 27;13(7):e1002198. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002198. eCollection 2015 Jul.


Existing Infection Facilitates Establishment and Density of Malaria Parasites in Their Mosquito Vector.

Pollitt LC, Bram JT, Blanford S, Jones MJ, Read AF.

PLoS Pathog. 2015 Jul 16;11(7):e1005003. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005003. eCollection 2015 Jul.


Immune response and insulin signalling alter mosquito feeding behaviour to enhance malaria transmission potential.

Cator LJ, Pietri JE, Murdock CC, Ohm JR, Lewis EE, Read AF, Luckhart S, Thomas MB.

Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 8;5:11947. doi: 10.1038/srep11947.


An observational study of the temporal and spatial patterns of Marek's-disease-associated leukosis condemnation of young chickens in the United States of America.

Kennedy DA, Dunn JR, Dunn PA, Read AF.

Prev Vet Med. 2015 Jul 1;120(3-4):328-35. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.04.013. Epub 2015 May 8.


Relevance of undetectably rare resistant malaria parasites in treatment failure: experimental evidence from Plasmodium chabaudi.

Huijben S, Chan BH, Read AF.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Jun;92(6):1214-21. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0036. Epub 2015 May 4.


Understanding genetic variation in in vivo tolerance to artesunate: implications for treatment efficacy and resistance monitoring.

Pollitt LC, Sim D, Salathé R, Read AF.

Evol Appl. 2015 Mar;8(3):296-304. doi: 10.1111/eva.12194. Epub 2014 Aug 11.


Myxoma virus and the Leporipoxviruses: an evolutionary paradigm.

Kerr PJ, Liu J, Cattadori I, Ghedin E, Read AF, Holmes EC.

Viruses. 2015 Mar 6;7(3):1020-61. doi: 10.3390/v7031020. Review.


Is selection relevant in the evolutionary emergence of drug resistance?

Day T, Huijben S, Read AF.

Trends Microbiol. 2015 Mar;23(3):126-33. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2015.01.005. Epub 2015 Feb 11. Review.


Antibiotic resistance management.

Read AF, Woods RJ.

Evol Med Public Health. 2014 Oct 28;2014(1):147. doi: 10.1093/emph/eou024. No abstract available.


The path of least resistance: aggressive or moderate treatment?

Kouyos RD, Metcalf CJ, Birger R, Klein EY, Abel zur Wiesch P, Ankomah P, Arinaminpathy N, Bogich TL, Bonhoeffer S, Brower C, Chi-Johnston G, Cohen T, Day T, Greenhouse B, Huijben S, Metlay J, Mideo N, Pollitt LC, Read AF, Smith DL, Standley C, Wale N, Grenfell B.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Nov 7;281(1794):20140566. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0566.


Environmental temperatures significantly change the impact of insecticides measured using WHOPES protocols.

Glunt KD, Paaijmans KP, Read AF, Thomas MB.

Malar J. 2014 Sep 3;13:350. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-350.


Antibiotic resistance: a primer and call to action.

Smith RA, M'ikanatha NM, Read AF.

Health Commun. 2015;30(3):309-14. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2014.943634. Epub 2014 Aug 14. Review.


The effect of immunodeficiency on the evolution of virulence: an experimental test with the rodent malaria Plasmodium chabaudi.

Barclay VC, Kennedy DA, Weaver VC, Sim D, Lloyd-Smith JO, Read AF.

Am Nat. 2014 Aug;184 Suppl 1:S47-57. doi: 10.1086/676887. Epub 2014 Jul 15.


Malaria-induced changes in host odors enhance mosquito attraction.

De Moraes CM, Stanczyk NM, Betz HS, Pulido H, Sim DG, Read AF, Mescher MC.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jul 29;111(30):11079-84. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1405617111. Epub 2014 Jun 30.


Alterations in mosquito behaviour by malaria parasites: potential impact on force of infection.

Cator LJ, Lynch PA, Thomas MB, Read AF.

Malar J. 2014 May 1;13:164. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-164.


Rapid response to selection, competitive release and increased transmission potential of artesunate-selected Plasmodium chabaudi malaria parasites.

Pollitt LC, Huijben S, Sim DG, Salathé RM, Jones MJ, Read AF.

PLoS Pathog. 2014 Apr 24;10(4):e1004019. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004019. eCollection 2014 Apr. Erratum in: PLoS Pathog. 2014 May;10(5):e1004184.


Immune-mediated competition in rodent malaria is most likely caused by induced changes in innate immune clearance of merozoites.

Santhanam J, Råberg L, Read AF, Savill NJ.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Jan;10(1):e1003416. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003416. Epub 2014 Jan 23.


Synchrony in malaria infections: how intensifying within-host competition can be adaptive.

Greischar MA, Read AF, Bjørnstad ON.

Am Nat. 2014 Feb;183(2):E36-49. doi: 10.1086/674357. Epub 2013 Dec 16.

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