Antibiotic resistant pathogens research group publications

Articles 2015 – present

Aldarhami A, Felek A, Sharma V & Upton M (2020) 'Purification and characterization of nisin P produced by a strain of Streptococcus gallolyticus' Journal of Medical Microbiology. Read the article

Alghoribi MF, Doumith M, Upton M, Al Johani SM, Alzayer M, Woodford N, Ellington MJ & Balkhy HH (2019) 'Complete Genome Sequence of a Colistin-Resistant Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Sequence Type 131 fimH22 Strain Harboring mcr-1 on an IncHI2 Plasmid, Isolated in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia' Microbiology Resource Announcements 8, (18). Read the article

O'Hara RW, Jenks PJ, Emery M & Upton M (2018) 'Rapid detection of extra-intestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli multi-locus sequence type 127 using a specific PCR assay' Journal of Medical Microbiology. Read the article 

Castelino M, Eyre S, Moat J, Fox G, Martin P, Ho P, Upton M & Barton A (2017) 'Optimisation of methods for bacterial skin microbiome investigation: primer selection and comparison of the 454 versus MiSeq platform' BMC Microbiology 17, (1). Read the article

Halliwell S, Warn P, Sattar A, Derrick JP & Upton M (2016) 'A single dose of epidermicin NI01 is sufficient to eradicate MRSA from the nares of cotton rats' Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy pp dkw457-dkw457. Read the article

Sarkar S, Roberts LW, Phan M-D, Tan L, Lo AW, Peters KM, Paterson DL, Upton M, Ulett GC & Beatson SA (2016) 'Comprehensive analysis of type 1 fimbriae regulation in fimB -null strains from the multidrug resistant Escherichia coli ST131 clone' Molecular Microbiology. Read the article

Moat J, Rizoulis A, Fox G & Upton M (2016) 'Domestic shower hose biofilms contain fungal species capable of causing opportunistic infection' Journal of Water and Health. Read the article

Forde BM, Phan M-D, Gawthorne JA, Ashcroft MM, Stanton-Cook M, Sarkar S, Peters KM, Chan K-G, Chong TM & Yin W-F (2015) 'Lineage-Specific Methyltransferases Define the Methylome of the Globally Disseminated Escherichia coli ST131 Clone' mBio 6, (6). Read the article

Alghoribi MF, Gibreel TM, Farnham G, Al Johani SM, Balkhy HH & Upton M (2015) 'Antibiotic-resistant ST38, ST131 and ST405 strains are the leading uropathogenicEscherichia coliclones in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia' Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 70, (10) pp 2757-2762. Read the article

Morra R, Shankar J, Robinson CJ, Halliwell S, Butler L, Upton M, Hay S, Micklefield J & Dixon N (2015) 'Dual transcriptional-translational cascade permits cellular level tuneable expression control' Nucleic Acids Research 44, (3) pp e21-e21. Read the article

Phan M-D, Peters KM, Sarkar S, Forde BM, Lo AW, Stanton-Cook M, Roberts LW, Upton M, Beatson SA & Schembri MA (2015) 'Third-generation cephalosporin resistance conferred by a chromosomally encoded blaCMY-23 gene in the Escherichia coli ST131 reference strain EC958' Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 70, (7) pp 1969-1972. Read the article

Phan MD, Forde BM, Peters KM, Sarkar S, Hancock S, Stanton-Cook M, Ben Zakour NL, Upton M, Beatson SA & Schembri MA (2015) 'Molecular characterization of a multidrug resistance IncF plasmid from the globally disseminated Escherichia coli ST131 clone' PLoS One 10, (4). Read the article

Articles 2013 – 2014

AlRabiah H, Xu Y, Rattray NJW, Vaughan AA, Gibreel T, Sayqal A, Upton M, Allwood JW & Goodacre R (2014) 'Multiple metabolomics of uropathogenic E. coli reveal different information content in terms of metabolic potential compared to virulence factors' Analyst 139, (17) pp 4193-4199. Read the article

Dawson SE, Gibreel T, Nicolaou N, AlRabiah H, Xu Y, Goodacre R & Upton M (2014) 'Implementation of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy for the rapid typing of uropathogenic Escherichia coli' European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 33, (6) pp 983-988. Read the article

Castelino M, Eyre S, Upton M, Ho P & Barton A (2014) 'The bacterial skin microbiome in psoriatic arthritis, an unexplored link in pathogenesis: challenges and opportunities offered by recent technological advances' Rheumatology (Oxford) 53, (5) pp 777-784. Read the article

Petty NK, Zakour NLB, Stanton-Cook M, Skippington E, Totsika M, Forde BM, Phan MD, Moriel DG, Peters KM & Davies M (2014) 'Global dissemination of a multidrug resistant Escherichia coli clone' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, (15) pp 5694-5699. Read the article

Allwood JW, AlRabiah H, Correa E, Vaughan A, Xu Y, Upton M & Goodacre R (2014) 'A workflow for bacterial metabolic fingerprinting and lipid profiling: application to Ciprofloxacin challenged Escherichia coli' Metabolomics 1-16. Read the article

Alghoribi MF, Gibreel TM, Dodgson AR, Beatson SA & Upton M (2014) 'Galleria mellonella infection model demonstrates high lethality of ST69 and ST127 uropathogenic E. coli' PLoS One 9, (7). Read the article

Forde BM, Ben Zakour NL, Stanton-Cook M, Phan M-D, Totsika M, Peters KM, Chan KG, Schembri MA, Upton M & Beatson SA (2014) 'The complete genome sequence of Escherichia coli EC958: a high quality reference sequence for the globally disseminated multidrug resistant E. coli O25b:H4-ST131 clone' PLoS One 9, (8) Read the article


Voets GM, Leverstein-van Hall MA, Kolbe-Busch S, van der Zanden A, Church D, Kaase M, Grisold A, Upton M, Cloutman-Green E & Cantón R (2013) 'International multicenter evaluation of the DiversiLab bacterial typing system for Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp' Journal of Clinical Microbiology 51, (12) pp 3944-3949. Read the article

Phan MD, Peters KM, Sarkar S, Lukowski SW, Allsopp LP, Moriel D, Achard ME, Totsika M, Marshall VM & Upton M (2013) 'The Serum Resistome of a Globally Disseminated Multidrug Resistant Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Clone' PLoS Genet 9, pp e1003834-e1003834. Read the article

Totsika M, Kostakioti M, Hannan TJ, Upton M, Beatson SA, Janetka JW, Hultgren SJ & Schembri MA (2013) 'A FimH inhibitor prevents acute bladder infection and treats chronic cystitis caused by multidrug-resistant uropathogenic Escherichia coli ST131' Journal of Infectious Diseases 208, (6) pp 921-928. Read the article

Gibreel TM & Upton M (2013) 'Synthetic epidermicin NI01 can protect Galleria mellonella larvae from infection with Staphylococcus aureus' Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Read the article

Handley KM, Upton M, Beatson SA, Héry M & Lloyd JR (2013) 'Genome Sequence of Hydrothermal Arsenic-Respiring Bacterium Marinobacter santoriniensis NKSG1T' Microbiology Genome Announcements 1, (3). Read the article

Govindji N, Wills P, Upton M, Tirelli N, Yeates S & Webb M (2013) 'The antibiofilm effects of Byotrol™ G32' Journal of Applied Microbiology 114, (5) pp 1285-1293. Read the article

AlRabiah H, Correa E, Upton M & Goodacre R (2013) 'High-throughput phenotyping of uropathogenic E. coli isolates with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy' Analyst 138, (5) pp 1363-1369. Read the article