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1.

Great oaks from little acorns grow-21 years of CMI.

Towner KJ.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Aug;22(8):653-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.06.009. Epub 2016 Jun 25. No abstract available.

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Acinetobacter baumannii: evolution of a global pathogen.

Antunes LC, Visca P, Towner KJ.

Pathog Dis. 2014 Aug;71(3):292-301. doi: 10.1111/2049-632X.12125. Epub 2014 Jan 27. Review.

PMID:
24376225
3.

IUBMB life mini-theme issue on the biology of Acinetobacter introduction.

Towner KJ, Visca P.

IUBMB Life. 2011 Dec;63(12):1047. doi: 10.1002/iub.535. Epub 2011 Oct 27. No abstract available.

4.

Acinetobacter infection--an emerging threat to human health.

Visca P, Seifert H, Towner KJ.

IUBMB Life. 2011 Dec;63(12):1048-54. doi: 10.1002/iub.534. Epub 2011 Oct 18. Review.

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Direct detection of Clostridium difficile 027 in diarrhoeal stool samples.

Clark M, Towner KJ.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Sep;79(1):94-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2011.03.027. Epub 2011 Jul 23. No abstract available.

PMID:
21783275
6.

Outbreak in Croatia caused by a new carbapenem-resistant clone of Acinetobacter baumannii producing OXA-72 carbapenemase.

Goic-Barisic I, Towner KJ, Kovacic A, Sisko-Kraljevic K, Tonkic M, Novak A, Punda-Polic V.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Apr;77(4):368-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.12.003. Epub 2011 Feb 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
21316806
7.

Distribution of intrinsic plasmid replicase genes and their association with carbapenem-hydrolyzing class D beta-lactamase genes in European clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii.

Towner KJ, Evans B, Villa L, Levi K, Hamouda A, Amyes SG, Carattoli A.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 May;55(5):2154-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01661-10. Epub 2011 Feb 7.

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Genome-assisted identification of putative iron-utilization genes in Acinetobacter baumannii and their distribution among a genotypically diverse collection of clinical isolates.

Antunes LC, Imperi F, Towner KJ, Visca P.

Res Microbiol. 2011 Apr;162(3):279-84. doi: 10.1016/j.resmic.2010.10.010. Epub 2010 Dec 7.

PMID:
21144895
9.

Novel genetic context of multiple bla OXA-58 genes in Acinetobacter genospecies 3.

Evans BA, Hamouda A, Towner KJ, Amyes SG.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010 Aug;65(8):1586-8. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkq180. Epub 2010 Jun 11.

PMID:
20542900
11.

Acinetobacter: an old friend, but a new enemy.

Towner KJ.

J Hosp Infect. 2009 Dec;73(4):355-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2009.03.032. Epub 2009 Aug 22. Review.

PMID:
19700220
12.

Occurrence of OXA-107 and ISAba1 in carbapenem-resistant isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii from Croatia.

Goic-Barisic I, Bedenic B, Tonkic M, Novak A, Katic S, Kalenic S, Punda-Polic V, Towner KJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Oct;47(10):3348-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02394-08. Epub 2009 Aug 19.

13.

ATPase genes of diverse multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates frequently harbour integrated DNA.

Shaikh F, Spence RP, Levi K, Ou HY, Deng Z, Towner KJ, Rajakumar K.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2009 Feb;63(2):260-4. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkn481. Epub 2008 Nov 19.

PMID:
19022777
14.

OXA-51-like beta-lactamases and their association with particular epidemic lineages of Acinetobacter baumannii.

Evans BA, Hamouda A, Towner KJ, Amyes SG.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2008 Mar;14(3):268-75. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2007.01919.x. Epub 2008 Jan 10.

15.

Genetic diversity of carbapenem-resistant isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii in Europe.

Towner KJ, Levi K, Vlassiadi M; ARPAC Steering Group.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2008 Feb;14(2):161-7. Epub 2007 Dec 18.

16.

Emergence and spread of carbapenem-resistant strains of Acinetobacter baumannii in a tertiary-care hospital in Poland.

Wroblewska MM, Towner KJ, Marchel H, Luczak M.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2007 May;13(5):490-6. Epub 2007 Feb 28.

17.

Evaluation of the sensitivity of a rapid polymerase chain reaction for detection of group B streptococcus.

Chan KL, Levi K, Towner KJ, Weston VC, Ramsay MM, Kean LH.

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006 Jul;26(5):402-6.

PMID:
16846863
18.

Guidelines for the laboratory diagnosis and susceptibility testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Brown DF, Edwards DI, Hawkey PM, Morrison D, Ridgway GL, Towner KJ, Wren MW; Joint Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy; Hospital Infection Society; Infection Control Nurses Association.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2005 Dec;56(6):1000-18. Epub 2005 Nov 17. Review.

PMID:
16293678
19.

Report of the Consensus Conference on Antibiotic Resistance; Prevention and Control (ARPAC).

MacKenzie FM, Struelens MJ, Towner KJ, Gould IM; ARPAC Steering Group; ARPAC Consensus Conference Participants.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2005 Nov;11(11):938-54.

20.

Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from screening enrichment broths by real-time PCR.

Levi K, Towner KJ.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2005 Jun;24(6):423-7.

PMID:
15926061
21.

Prevalence of Acinetobacter baumannii and other Acinetobacter spp. in faecal samples from non-hospitalised individuals.

Dijkshoorn L, van Aken E, Shunburne L, van der Reijden TJ, Bernards AT, Nemec A, Towner KJ.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2005 Apr;11(4):329-32.

23.

Frequencies and mechanisms of resistance to moxifloxacin in nosocomial isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii.

Spence RP, Towner KJ.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2003 Oct;52(4):687-90. Epub 2003 Sep 1.

PMID:
12951327
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Diversity of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from two European regions with different prevalences of methicillin resistance.

Jonas D, Towner KJ, Loerwald M, Shunburne L, Schmidt-Wieland T, Daschner FD.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Dec;21(12):880-3. Epub 2002 Dec 10.

PMID:
12525924
28.

Population structure and antibiotic resistance of Acinetobacter DNA group 2 and 13TU isolates from hospitals in the UK.

Spence RP, Towner KJ, Henwood CJ, James D, Woodford N, Livermore DM.

J Med Microbiol. 2002 Dec;51(12):1107-12.

PMID:
12466410
29.

An unwanted import to the UK: a carbapenem-resistant clinical isolate of Acinetobacter baumannii producing metallo-beta-lactamase.

Towner KJ, Gee T, Boswell T.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2002 Dec;50(6):1092-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
12461042
30.

Endemic carbapenem resistance associated with OXA-40 carbapenemase among Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from a hospital in northern Spain.

Lopez-Otsoa F, Gallego L, Towner KJ, Tysall L, Woodford N, Livermore DM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Dec;40(12):4741-3.

31.

Antibiotic resistance among clinical isolates of Acinetobacter in the UK, and in vitro evaluation of tigecycline (GAR-936).

Henwood CJ, Gatward T, Warner M, James D, Stockdale MW, Spence RP, Towner KJ, Livermore DM, Woodford N.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2002 Mar;49(3):479-87.

PMID:
11864948
32.

Molecular epidemiology of quinolone resistance in Acinetobacter spp.

Seward RJ, Towner KJ.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 1998 May;4(5):248-254.

33.

IMP-1 carbapenemase detected in an Acinetobacter clinical isolate from the UK.

Tysall L, Stockdale MW, Chadwick PR, Palepou MF, Towner KJ, Livermore DM, Woodford N.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2002 Jan;49(1):217-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
11751794
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Detection of Legionella pneumophila using a real-time PCR hybridization assay.

Ballard AL, Fry NK, Chan L, Surman SB, Lee JV, Harrison TG, Towner KJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Nov;38(11):4215-8.

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Survival of Acinetobacter on three clinically related inanimate surfaces.

Webster C, Towner KJ, Humphreys H.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2000 Apr;21(4):246. No abstract available.

PMID:
10782579
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Evaluation of the mecA femB duplex polymerase chain reaction for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Jonas D, Grundmann H, Hartung D, Daschner FD, Towner KJ.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1999 Sep;18(9):643-7.

PMID:
10534186
41.

Molecular and antibiogram relationships of Acinetobacter isolates from two contrasting hospitals in the United Kingdom and South Africa.

Webster CA, Towner KJ, Saunders GL, Crewe-Brown HH, Humphreys H.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1999 Aug;18(8):595-8.

PMID:
10517199
43.

Molecular epidemiology of aminoglycoside resistance in Acinetobacter spp.

Seward RJ, Lambert T, Towner KJ.

J Med Microbiol. 1998 May;47(5):455-62.

PMID:
9879947
44.

Development and evaluation of a PCR-based immunoassay for the rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Towner KJ, Talbot DC, Curran R, Webster CA, Humphreys H.

J Med Microbiol. 1998 Jul;47(7):607-13.

PMID:
9839565
45.

Surveillance of an adult intensive care unit for long-term persistence of a multi-resistant strain of Acinetobacter baumannii.

Webster CA, Crowe M, Humphreys H, Towner KJ.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1998 Mar;17(3):171-6.

PMID:
9665298
46.

Impact of Acinetobacter spp. in intensive care units in Great Britain and Ireland.

Humphreys H, Towner KJ.

J Hosp Infect. 1997 Dec;37(4):281-6.

PMID:
9457605
47.

Multicenter study using standardized protocols and reagents for evaluation of reproducibility of PCR-based fingerprinting of Acinetobacter spp.

Grundmann HJ, Towner KJ, Dijkshoorn L, Gerner-Smidt P, Maher M, Seifert H, Vaneechoutte M.

J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Dec;35(12):3071-7.

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Direct comparison of two commercially available computer programs for analysing DNA fingerprinting gels.

Seward RJ, Ehrenstein B, Grundmann HJ, Towner KJ.

J Med Microbiol. 1997 Apr;46(4):314-20.

PMID:
9128195
50.

Acinetobacter species identification by using tRNA spacer fingerprinting.

Ehrenstein B, Bernards AT, Dijkshoorn L, Gerner-Smidt P, Towner KJ, Bouvet PJ, Daschner FD, Grundmann H.

J Clin Microbiol. 1996 Oct;34(10):2414-20.

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