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RESEARCH WORK AND PUBLICATIONS


SUGGESTIONS FOR COLLABORATIVE WORK

We welcome ideas for collaborative work in novel areas, e.g. isolation surveys in suspected infections of unknown aetiology; detection of mycoplasmas in unusual habitats.


PAPERS PUBLISHED

The Development of a Microbial Challenge Test with Acholeplasma laidlawii To Rate Mycoplasma-Retentive Filters by Filter Manufacturers. Folmsbee M, Lentine KR, Wright C, Haake G, Mcburnie L, Ashtekar D, Beck B, Hutchison N, Okhio-Seaman L, Potts B, Pawar V, Windsor H. (PDA J Pharm Sci Technol. 2014 May-Jun;68(3):281-96. doi: 10.5731/pdajpst.2014.00976)


Discrepancy between minimal inhibitory concentration to enrofloxacin and mutations present in the quinolone-resistance determining regions of Mycoplasma gallisepticum field strains. Lysnyansky I, Gerchman I, Levisohn S, Mikula I, Feberwee A, Ferguson NM, Noormohammadi AH, Spergser J, Windsor HM. (Vet Microbiol. 2012 Nov 9;160(1-2):222-6. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2012.05.002.)


Mycoplasma gallisepticum in pheasants and the efficacy of tylvalosin to treat the disease. Forrester CA, Bradbury JM, Dare CM, Domangue RJ, Windsor H, Tasker JB, Mockett AP. (Avian Pathol. 2011 Dec;40(6):581-6. doi: 10.1080/03079457.2011.618822)


The growth and long term survival of Acholeplasma laidlawii in media products used in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Windsor HM, Windsor GD, Noordergraaf JH. (Biologicals. 2010 Mar;38(2):204-10. doi: 10.1016/j.biologicals.2009.11.009.)


Microbiological contamination in cell culture: a potential role for hydrogen peroxide vapour (HPV)? Otter JA, Chewins J, Windsor D, Windsor H. (Cell Biol Int. 2008 Feb;32(2):326-7)

Mycoplasma amphoriforme sp. nov., isolated from a patient with chronic bronchopneumonia. Pitcher DG, Windsor D, Windsor H, Bradbury JM, Yavari C, Jensen JS, Ling C, Webster D. (Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005 Nov;55(Pt 6):2589-94)


Chronic bronchitis in immunocompromised patients: association with a novel Mycoplasma species. Webster D, Windsor H, Ling C, Windsor D, Pitcher D. (Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Sep;22(9):530-4)


Treatment of resistant mycoplasma infection in immunocompromised patients with a new pleuromutilin antibiotic. Heilmann C, Jensen L, Jensen JS, Lundstrom K, Windsor D, Windsor H, Webster D (J Infect. 2001 Nov;43(4):234-8)


Comparative Susceptibilities of Various AIDS-associated and Human Urogenital Tract Mycoplasmas and Strains of Mycoplasma pneumoniae to 10 classes of Antimicrobial Agent in vitro. P.C.T. Hannan (J. Med. Microbiol. Vol. 47 1998 1115-1122)

Differentiation of Strains of Mycoplasma fermentans from Various Sources by Pyrolysis Mass Spectrometry. P.C.T. Hannan, A.M. Kearns, P.R. Sisson and R. Freeman (J. Med. Microbiol. 1997 46 348-353).

An Outbreak of Respiratory Disease in Horses Associated with Mycoplasma felis Infection J.L.N. Wood, N. Chanter, J.R. Newton, M.H. Burrell, D. Dugdale, H.M. Windsor, G.D. Windsor, S. Rosendal, H.G.G. Townsend. (Veterinary Record 1997 140 388-391).

Comparative Susceptibilities of Various Animal-Pathogenic Mycoplasmas to Fluoroquinolones. P.C.T. Hannan, G.D. Windsor, A. de Jong, N. Schmeer and M. Stegemann (Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1997 41 (9) 2037-2040).

Observations on the Possible Origin of Mycoplasma fermentans incognitus Strain Based on Antibiotic Sensitivity Tests P.C.T. Hannan. (Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 1997 39 25-30).

In-Vitro Susceptibilities of Recent Field Isolates of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae to Valnemulin (EconorÒ ), Tiamulin and Enrofloxacin and the In-Vitro Development of Resistance to Certain Antimicrobial Agents in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae P.C.T. Hannan, H.M. Windsor and P.H.Ripley (Research in Veterinary Science 1997 63 157-160)

Bovine Respiratory Mycoplasmosis in Europe L. Reeve-Johnson, L. Thomas, L. Stipkovits & D. Windsor (Troubles Respiratoires des Bovins (Société Française de Buiatrie) Paris 1997 : p. 209)

Antibiotic susceptibility of Mycoplasma fermentans strains from various sources and the development of resistance to aminoglycosides in vitro. P.C.T. Hannan (J. Med. Microbiol 1995 42 421-428).


CHAPTERS PUBLISHED

Quality Control Testing of Mycoplasma Media In Mycoplasma Protocols. (Eds. R. Miles & R. Nicholas. Methods in Molecular Biology Vol: 104. Humana Press. 1998)


MEETING PRESENTATIONS

10th International Congress of the International Organisation for Mycoplasmology, July 19-26, 1994, Bordeaux, France

Epidemiological Studies of the Role of Mycoplasma Infections in Equine Respiratory Disease J.L.N. Wood, G.D. Windsor, H.M. Windsor, R.J. Newton, N. Chanter & S. Rosendal. p.115

14th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress; July 7-10, 1996, Bologna, Italy

An In Vitro Investigation of the Sensitivity of German Field Isolates of  Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae to SDZ PMD 296, a New Pleuromulin Derivative H.M. Windsor, P.H. Ripley & P.C.T. Hannan p.226

In Vitro Development of Resistance in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae to SDZ PMD 296, Tiamulin and Two Other Antimicrobial Agents P.C.T. Hannan & P.H. Ripley p.225

11th International Congress of the International Organization for Mycoplasmology; July 14-19, 1996, Orlando, Florida, USA

The In Vitro Susceptibilities of AIDS-Associated and Human Urogenital Tract Mycoplasmas to Ten Classes of Antimicrobial Agent P.C.T. Hannan p. 396

In Vitro Susceptibility of Various Strains of Mycoplasma pirum and Mycoplasma fermentans isolated from the blood of HIV-Seropositive Patients to Antimicrobial Agents and Discussion on the Possible Origin of These Strains P.C.T. Hannan, O. Grau & L. Montagnier p.398

Mycoplasma fermentans Isolates Characterised by Pyrolysis Mass Spectrometry A.M. Kearns, P.C.T. Hannan, P.R. Sisson & R. Freeman p. 170

Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms in Strains of Mycoplasma fermentans D.G. Pitcher, J. Hilbocus & P.C.T. Hannan p. 255

COST Action 826 "Ruminants Mycoplasmoses"; May 1998, Budapest, Hungary

Development of Coloured Mycoplasma mycoides Colonies on Solid Media as an Aid to Rapid Diagnosis J. B. Bashiruddin, G.D. Windsor, J. Regalla & P. De Santis p.41

12th International Congress of the International Organisation for Mycoplasmology; July 1998, Sydney, Australia

Streptomycin Resistance as a Possible Marker for Differentiating M. genitalium Strains from Recent Isolates of M. Pneumoniae P.C.T. Hannan p. 84

Development of Coloured Colonies as an Aid to Identification of Certain Pathogenic Mycoplasmas J.B. Bashiruddin & G.D. Windsor p. 82

ARC-Onderstepoort OIE International Congress with WHO-cosponsorship on Anthrax, Brucellosis, CBPP, Clostridial and Mycobacterial Diseases; August 1998, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Coloured Colonies of Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC and Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae on Solid Agar Medium for the Presumptive Diagnosis of CBPP and CCPP J.B. Bashiruddin & G.D. Windsor

COST Action 826 "Ruminants Mycoplasmoses"; June 1999, Toulouse, France

Coloured colonies of Mycoplasmas Frequently Isolated from Ruminants on Solid Agar Medium G.D. Windsor & J.B. Bashiruddin


FORTHCOMING PAPERS

Coloured colonies of Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC and Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae on solid agar medium for the presumptive diagnosis of CBPP and CCPP J.B. Bashiruddin & G.D. Windsor

Rapid verification of Mycoplasma bovis and Mycoplasma agalactiae on semi-selective agar media by the development of coloured colonies J.B. Bashiruddin & G.D. Windsor

Proposals and Recommendations for Antimicrobial Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Testing Against Veterinary Mycoplasma Species P.C.T. Hannan