Mycobacterium ulcerans

Mycobacterium ulcerans (Buruli ulcer) Publications


Treatment and prevention of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Buruli ulcer) in Australia: guideline update.

O'Brien DP, Jenkin G, Buntine J, Steffen CM, McDonald A, Horne S, Friedman ND, Athan E, Hughes A, Callan PP, Johnson PD.
Med J Aust. 2014 Mar 17;200(5):267-70.
PMID: 24641151 [PubMed - in process]

Buruli ulcer disease in travellers and differentiation of Mycobacterium ulcerans strains from northern Australia.
Lavender CJ, Globan M, Johnson PD, Charles PG, Jenkin GA, Ghosh N, Clark BM, Martinello M, Fyfe JA.
J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22875890 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Serological Evaluation of Mycobacterium ulcerans Antigens Identified by Comparative Genomics.
Pidot SJ, Porter JL, Marsollier L, Chauty A, Migot-Nabias F, Badaut C, Bénard A, Ruf MT, Seemann T, Johnson PD, Davies JK, Jenkin GA, Pluschke G, Stinear TP.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Nov 2;4(11):e872.
PMID: 21072233 [PubMed - in process]

Mycolactone gene expression is controlled by strong SigA-like promoters with utility in studies of Mycobacterium ulcerans and buruli ulcer.
Tobias NJ, Seemann T, Pidot SJ, Porter JL, Marsollier L, Marion E, Letournel F, Zakir T, Azuolas J, Wallace JR, Hong H, Davies JK, Howden BP, Johnson PD, Jenkin GA, Stinear TP.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009 Nov 24;3(11):e553.
PMID: 19936295 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Transfer, stable maintenance and expression of the mycolactone polyketide megasynthase mls genes in a recombination-impaired Mycobacterium marinum.
Porter JL, Tobias NJ, Hong H, Tuck KL, Jenkin GA, Stinear TP.
Microbiology. 2009 Jun;155(Pt 6):1923-33. Epub 2009 Apr 21.
PMID: 19383681 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Insights from the complete genome sequence of Mycobacterium marinum on the evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Stinear TP, Seemann T, Harrison PF, Jenkin GA, Davies JK, Johnson PD, Abdellah Z, Arrowsmith C, Chillingworth T, Churcher C, Clarke K, Cronin A, Davis P, Goodhead I, Holroyd N, Jagels K, Lord A, Moule S, Mungall K, Norbertczak H, Quail MA, Rabbinowitsch E, Walker D, White B, Whitehead S, Small PL, Brosch R, Ramakrishnan L, Fischbach MA, Parkhill J, Cole ST.
Genome Res. 2008 May;18(5):729-41. Epub 2008 Apr 10.
PMID: 18403782 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Mycobacterium ulcerans in mosquitoes captured during outbreak of Buruli ulcer, southeastern Australia.
Johnson PD, Azuolas J, Lavender CJ, Wishart E, Stinear TP, Hayman JA, Brown L, Jenkin GA, Fyfe JA.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Nov;13(11):1653-60.
PMID: 18217547 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Letter regarding Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Buntine JA, Jenkin GA, Doherty R, Johnson PD.
Ann Plast Surg. 2007 Feb;58(2):227-8. No abstract available.
PMID: 17245157 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Consensus recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Bairnsdale or Buruli ulcer) in Victoria, Australia.
Johnson PD, Hayman JA, Quek TY, Fyfe JA, Jenkin GA, Buntine JA, Athan E, Birrell M, Graham J, Lavender CJ; Mycobacterium ulcerans Study Team.
Med J Aust. 2007 Jan 15;186(2):64-8.
PMID: 17223765 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Reductive evolution and niche adaptation inferred from the genome of Mycobacterium ulcerans, the causative agent of Buruli ulcer.
Stinear TP, Seemann T, Pidot S, Frigui W, Reysset G, Garnier T, Meurice G, Simon D, Bouchier C, Ma L, Tichit M, Porter JL, Ryan J, Johnson PD, Davies JK, Jenkin GA, Small PL, Jones LM, Tekaia F, Laval F, Daffé M, Parkhill J, Cole ST.
Genome Res. 2007 Feb;17(2):192-200. Epub 2007 Jan 8.
PMID: 17210928 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Evolution of Mycobacterium ulcerans and other mycolactone-producing mycobacteria from a common Mycobacterium marinum progenitor.
Yip MJ, Porter JL, Fyfe JA, Lavender CJ, Portaels F, Rhodes M, Kator H, Colorni A, Jenkin GA, Stinear T.
J Bacteriol. 2007 Mar;189(5):2021-9. Epub 2006 Dec 15.
PMID: 17172337 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Giant plasmid-encoded polyketide synthases produce the macrolide toxin of Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Stinear TP, Mve-Obiang A, Small PL, Frigui W, Pryor MJ, Brosch R, Jenkin GA, Johnson PD, Davies JK, Lee RE, Adusumilli S, Garnier T, Haydock SF, Leadlay PF, Cole ST.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 3;101(5):1345-9. Epub 2004 Jan 21.
PMID: 14736915 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text12.

Subtractive hybridization reveals a type I polyketide synthase locus specific to Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Jenkin GA, Stinear TP, Johnson PD, Davies JK.
J Bacteriol. 2003 Dec;185(23):6870-82.
PMID: 14617651 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text
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Acute, oedematous Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in a farmer from far north Queensland.
Jenkin GA, Smith M, Fairley M, Johnson PD.
Med J Aust. 2002 Feb 18;176(4):180-1. No abstract available.
PMID: 11915879 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Comparative genetic analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium marinum reveals evidence of recent divergence.
Stinear TP, Jenkin GA, Johnson PD, Davies JK.
J Bacteriol. 2000 Nov;182(22):6322-30.
PMID: 11053375 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Identification of Mycobacterium ulcerans in the environment from regions in Southeast Australia in which it is endemic with sequence capture-PCR.
Stinear T, Davies JK, Jenkin GA, Hayman JA, Oppedisano F, Johnson PD.
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000 Aug;66(8):3206-13.
PMID: 10919771 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

A simple PCR method for rapid genotype analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Stinear T, Davies JK, Jenkin GA, Portaels F, Ross BC, Oppedisano F, Purcell M, Hayman JA, Johnson PD.
J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Apr;38(4):1482-7.
PMID: 10747130 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

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