Publications

Bacteremia in Children Hospitalized with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection.
Miriam Cebey-López, Jacobo Pardo-Seco1,, Alberto Gómez-Carballa, Nazareth Martinón-Torres, José María Martinón-Sánchez, Antonio Justicia-Grande, Irene Rivero-Calle, Elli Pinnock, Antonio Salas, Colin Fink, Federico Martinón- Torres1, GENDRES network
Plos One open access February (2016).

Viral Co-Infections in Pediatric Patients Hospitalized with Lower Tract Acute Respiratory Infections.
Miriam Cebey-López, Jethro Herberg, Jacobo Pardo-Seco, Alberto Gómez-Carballa, Nazareth Martinón-Torres, Antonio Salas, José María Martinón-Sánchez, Stuart Gormley, Edward Sumner, Colin Fink, Federico Martinón-Torres, GENDRES network
Plos One Published on line September 2nd 2015 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136526.

New Approaches to the understanding of ’Infection‘
Chapter In Current Progress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Fink, C.G, and Pinnock Eleanor
Editor John. Studd, Seang Lin Tang, Frank A Chervenak
Publishers Tree Life Medical Kothari Medical India (2014)

2013, Transcriptomic Profiling in Childhood H1N1/09 Influenza Reveals Reduced Expression of Protein Synthesis Genes.
Herberg JA, Kaforou M, Gormley S, Sumner ER, Patel S, Jones KDJ, Paulus S, Fink C, Martinon-Torres F, Montana G, Wright VJ, Levin Met al.
J. INF DIS, Vol: 208, Pages: 1664-1668.

DNA analysis of skeletal tissue recovered from the English Channel 2013.
J Fredericks, K Brown, A Williams, P Bennett
J Foren & Legal Med August Vol: 20, Pages 757–759.

Whole genome pyrosequencing of rare hepatitis C virus genotypes enhances subtype classification and identification of naturally occurring drug resistance variants.
Newman RM, Kuntzen T, Weiner B, Berical A, Charlebois P, Kuiken C, Murphy DG, Simmonds P, Bennett P, Lennon NJ, Birren BW, Zody MC, Allen TM, Henn MR.
(2013) J Infect Dis. 208(1):17-31

Characterization of full-length HCV sequences for subtypes 1e, 1h, and 1l, and a novel variant revealed Cameroon as an area in origin for genotype 1.
Li C, Njouom R, Pépin J, Nakano T, Bennett P, Pybus OG, Lu L.
(2013) J Gen Virol. 2013 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]

FTIR spectroscopy: A new diagnostic tool to aid DNA analysis from heated bone.
Fredericks JD, Bennett P, Williams A, Rogers KD.
Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2012 May;6(3):375-80. Epub 2011 Oct 2

A novel multilocus sequence typing scheme for the opportunistic pathogen Propionibacterium acnes and characterization of type I cell surface-associated antigens.
McDowell A, Gao A, Barnard E, Fink C, Murray PI, Dowson CG, Nagy I, Lambert PA, Patrick S.
Microbiology. 2011 Jul;157(Pt 7):1990-2003. Epub 2011 Apr 21. 

Pneumocystis jirovecii, Mycoplasme pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae carriage rates in adult cystic fibrosis patients in West Midlands, England
R. Rashid, J. C. Brown, J. Whitehouse, N. Edward, C. G. Fink, C. G. Dowson, D. Honeybourne
Jun 2011, Journal of Cystic Fibrosis

A Novel Hemotropic Mycoplasma (Hemoplasma) in a Patient With Hemolytic Anemia and Pyrexia.
Jane A. Steer, Séverine Tasker, Emily N. Barker, Jørgen Jensen, Joanne Mitchell, Teresa Stocki, Victoria J. Chalker, and Mike Hamon
(2011) Clin Infect Dis. 53(11): e147-e151

VenUS II: a randomised controlled trial of larval therapy in the management of leg ulcers.
J Dumville, G Worthy, M Soares, J Bland, N Cullum, C Dowson, C Iglesias, D McCaughan, J Mitchell, E Nelson, and D Torgerson
(2009) Health Technol Assess. 13(55):1-206

Complete genomic sequences for hepatitis C virus subtypes 4b, 4c, 4d, 4g, 4k, 4l, 4m, 4n, 4o, 4p, 4q, 4r and 4t.
Li C, Lu L, Wu X, Wang C, Bennett P, Lu T, Murphy D.
(2009) J Gen Virol. 90(Pt 8):1820-6.

Larval therapy for ulcers (VenUS II): a randomised controlled trial.
Jo C Dumville, Gill Worthy, John Martin Bland, Nicky A Cullum, Christopher Dowson, Cynthia P Iglesias, Joanne L Mitchell, E Andrea Nelson, Marta Soares, and David J Torgerson
(2009) Brit Med J; 338:b773

A set of reference sequences for the hepatitis C genotypes 4d, 4f, and 4k covering the full open reading frame.
Kuntzen T, Berical A, Ndjomou J, Bennett P, Schneidewind A, Lennon N, Birren BW, Kuiken C, Henn MR, Simmonds P, Allen TM.
(2008) J Med Virol. 80(8):1370-8

Characterization of tRNA-dependent peptide bond formation by MurM in the synthesis of Streptococcus pneumoniae peptidoglycan.
Lloyd AJ, Gilbey AM, Blewett AM, Pascale GD, Zoeiby AE, Levesque RC, Catherwood AC, Tomasz A, Bugg TD, Roper DI, Dowson CG.
(2007) J Biol Chem. Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print]

Adaptation to human populations is revealed by within-host polymorphisms in HIV-1 and hepatitis C virus.
Poon AF, Kosakovsky Pond SL, Bennett P, Richman DD, Leigh Brown AJ, Frost SD.
(2007) PLoS Pathog. 3(3):e45.

Proinflammatory activation of Toll-like receptor-2 during exposure of penicillin resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae to ß-lactam antibiotics.
Moore L, Gilbey A, Dowson C, Pridmore A, Dower S, Read R.
(2007) J Antimicrob Chemother. 59(1):35-42

Incremental increase in fitness cost with increased beta -lactam resistance in pneumococci evaluated by competition in an infant rat nasal colonization model.
Trzcinski K, Thompson CM, Gilbey AM, Dowson CG, Lipsitch M.
(2006) J Infect Dis. 1;193(9):1296-303

Adenovirus type F subtype 41 causing disseminated disease following bone marrow transplantation for immunodeficiency.
Slatter MA, Read S, Taylor CE, Crooks BN, Abinun M, Flood TJ, Cant AJ, Wright C, Gennery AR.
(2005) J Clin Microbiol. 43(3):1462-4

Virus DNA Quantification: An Adjunctive Diagnostic Marker for AIDS-Associated Lymphoma.
Ho SF, Fink C, Murray PI.
(2005) Epstein-Barr Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 13(6):471-3

Phospho-N-acetyl-muramyl-pentapeptide translocase from Escherichia coli: catalytic role of conserved aspartic acid residues.
Lloyd AJ, Brandish PE, Gilbey AM, Bugg TD.
(2004) J Bacteriol. 186(6):1747-57

The Detection of Circulating Breast Cancer Cells in Blood.
Gilbey A.M., Burnett .D., Coleman R.E., Holen I.
(2004) Journal of Clinical Pathology; 57:903-911

Diagnostic molecular microbiology for the gynaecologist. In: Progress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Fink C.G.
(2003) Ed: John Studd. Publ. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh. Volume 15. pp153-168

DNA Sequencing and the Human Genome Project. In: Molecular Biology in Cellular Pathology.
Bennett P.
(2003) Eds: J. Crocker, P.G. Murray. Publ. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chicester, UK

Classification of bacteria responsible for ENT and eye infections using the cyranose system.
Boilot, P.; Hines, E.L.; Gardner, J.W.; Pitt, R.; John, S.; Mitchell, J.; Morgan, D.W.
(2002) IEEE Sensors Journal; 2(3):247-253

Molecular Microbiology for the Ophthalmologist.
Fink C.G. and Butler L.
(2002) Eye News 9(3):54-61

Expression and activity of ADAMST-5 in synovium.
Vankemmelbeke MN, Holen I, Wilson AG, Ilic MZ, Handley CJ, Kelner GS, Clark M, Liu C, Maki RA, Burnett D, Buttle DJ.
(2001) European Journal of Biochemistry; 268: 1259-1268

LightCycler multiplex PCR for the laboratory diagnosis of common viral infections of the central nervous system.
Read S.J., Mitchell J.L., and Fink C.G.
(2001) Journal of Clinical Microbiology; 39(9):3056-3059

Recovery efficiencies of nucleic acid extraction kits as measured by quantitative LightCycler PCR.
Read S.J.
(2001) Journal of Clinical Pathology;Molecular Pathology; 54: 86-90

The Inflammatory Response. In: The Biology of Disease.
Burnett D. and Kirk P.
(2001) Publ. Blackwell Science, Oxford. 2nd Edition. pp39-48

Molecular techniques for clinical diagnostic virology.
Read S.J., Burnett D. and Fink C.G.
(2000) Journal of Clinical Pathology; 53: 502-506

Ophthalmic Zoster sine Herpete.
Goon P., M. Wright and C.G. Fink
(2000) Case report: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; 93: 191-192

Polymerase chain reaction for the laboratory diagnosis of aseptic meningitis and encephalitis.
Chesky M., Scalco R., Failace L., Read S.J., Jobim L.F.
(2000) Arquivos de Neuro Psiquiatria; 58: 836-842

The Immune Response to Haemophilus Parainfluenzae in Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.
Mitchell J.L. and Hill S.L.
(2000) Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology; 7:25-30

Laboratory diagnosis of common viral infections of the central nervous system by using a single multiplex PCR screening assay.
Read S.J. and J.B. Kurtz
(1999) Journal of Clinical Microbiology: 37: 1352-1355

Viral CNS infections – diagnostic strategies.
Read S.J.
(1999) Proceedings of the 9th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Berlin

A direct correlation between nicotinamide N-methyltransferase activity and protein levels in human liver cytosol.
Smith M-L., D. Burnett, P. Bennett, R.H. Waring, H.M. Brown, A. C. Williams and D.B. Ramsden
(1998) Biochimica et Biophysica Acta; 1422:238-244

Cleavage of native type 1 collagen by human neutrophil elastase.
Kafienah W., D. J. Buttle, D. Burnett and A. P. Hollander
(1998) Biochemical Journal; 330:897-902

Protein Assays In: The Science of Laboratory Diagnosis.
Burnett D. Eds: Crocker J. and Burnett D.
(1998) Isis Medical Media. Oxford. 461-470

The Science of Laboratory Diagnosis.
Crocker J. and Burnett D. (Eds)
(1998) Publ. Isis Medical Media. Oxford

Neutrophils. In Pulmonary Defences.
Burnett D; Ed R.A. Stockley
(1997) John Wiley

The Toxoplasmosis Test – Why All Women Should be Screened.
Fink C.G.
(1996) Pregnancy and Birth; June: 58-61

Toxoplasmosis Infection – A General Practitioners Update.
Fink C.G.
(1996) Pulse; 56:78-79

Inflammation. In: The Biology of Disease.
Burnett D. Eds: Phillips J, Murray P.

(1995) Blackwell Scientific Publications Oxford. pp22-30

Neurological Lesions Associated with Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Infection. PCR evidence against a direct invasive mechanism.
Fink C.G., M. Sillis, S.J. Read, L. Butler, M. Pike
(1995) Molecular Pathology; 48: M51-M54.