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Research Output 1995 2019

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Burkholderia pseudomallei ΔtonB Δhcp1 Live Attenuated Vaccine Strain Elicits Full Protective Immunity against Aerosolized Melioidosis Infection

Khakhum, N., Bharaj, P., Myers, J. N., Tapia, D., Kilgore, P. B., Ross, B. N., Walker, D., Endsley, J. & Torres, A., Jan 2 2019, In : mSphere. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melioidosis
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Attenuated Vaccines
Immunity
Infection

Increased Mortality in Mice following Immunoprophylaxis Therapy with High Dosage of Nicotinamide in Burkholderia Persistent Infections

Micheva-Viteva, S. N., Ross, B. N., Gao, J., Adikari, S., Zhang, P., Mourant, J. R., Wu, T. H., Werner, J. H., Torres, A. & Hong-Geller, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Infection and Immunity. 87, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia Infections
Niacinamide
Mortality
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics

Melioidosis: The hazards of incomplete peer-review

Limmathurotsakul, D., Daily, F., Bory, S., Khim, G., Wiersinga, W. J., Torres, A., Dance, D. A. B. & Currie, B. J., Mar 1 2019, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 13, 3, p. e0007123

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Melioidosis
Peer Review
1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel multi-component vaccine approaches for Burkholderia pseudomallei

Morici, L., Torres, A. & Titball, R. W., May 1 2019, In : Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 196, 2, p. 178-188 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Melioidosis
Vaccines
Bacteria
Animal Disease Models
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of subunit vaccines that provide high-level protection and sterilizing immunity against acute inhalational melioidosis

Burtnick, M. N., Shaffer, T. L., Ross, B. N., Muruato, L. A., Sbrana, E., DeShazer, D., Torres, A. & Brett, P. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Infection and Immunity. 86, 1, e00724-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melioidosis
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Subunit Vaccines
Polysaccharides
Immunity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating new compounds to treat Burkholderia pseudomallei infections

Ross, B. N., Myers, J. N., Muruato, L. A., Tapia, D. & Torres, A., Jun 25 2018, In : Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 8, JUN, 210.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia Infections
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Auranofin
Melioidosis
Levofloxacin
2 Citations (Scopus)

Meeting report melioidosis is in the Americas: A call to action for diagnosing and treating the disease

Torres, A., Montufar, F. E., Gee, J. E., Hoffmaster, A. R., Elrod, M. G., Duarte-Valderrama, C., Huertas, M. G. & Blaney, D. D., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99, 3, p. 563-564 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melioidosis
Reunion
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Endemic Diseases
Colombia
21 Citations (Scopus)

Melioidosis

Wiersinga, W. J., Virk, H. S., Torres, A., Currie, B. J., Peacock, S. J., Dance, D. A. B. & Limmathurotsakul, D., Feb 1 2018, In : Nature Reviews Disease Primers. 4, 17107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melioidosis
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Sepsis
Southeastern Asia
Survival
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the Burkholderia cenocepacia TonB mutant as a potential live attenuated vaccine

Pradenas, G. A., Myers, J. N. & Torres, A., Dec 1 2017, In : Vaccines. 5, 4, 33.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia cenocepacia
Attenuated Vaccines
Burkholderia Infections
Intranasal Administration
Gene Deletion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparing in vitro and in vivo virulence phenotypes of Burkholderia pseudomallei type G strains

Lewis, E. R. G., Kilgore, P. B., Mott, T. M., Pradenas, G. A. & Torres, A., Apr 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 4, e0175983.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia pseudomallei
Virulence
virulence
Phenotype
phenotype
5 Citations (Scopus)

Escherichia coli diseases in Latin America-a 'One Health' multidisciplinary approach

Torres, A., 2017, In : Pathogens and Disease. 75, 2, ftx012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Latin America
Escherichia coli
Research
Escherichia coli Infections
Environmental Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maternal immunity, a way to confer protection against enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

Torres, A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Jornal de Pediatria.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli
Immunity
Mothers
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Importance of International Collaborations to Advance Research Endeavors

Torres, A., Jan 1 2017, In : PLoS Pathogens. 13, 1, e1006047.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Use of reverse vaccinology in the design and construction of nanoglycoconjugate vaccines against burkholderia pseudomallei

Muruato, L. A., Tapia, D., Hatcher, C. L., Kalita, M., Brett, P. J., Gregory, A. E., Samuel, J. E., Titball, R. W. & Torres, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal fur Kardiologie. 24, 11-12, p. 280-284 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia pseudomallei
Vaccines
Glycoconjugates
Melioidosis
Antigens
6 Citations (Scopus)

Use of reverse vaccinology in the design and construction of nanoglycoconjugate vaccines against burkholderia pseudomallei

Muruato, L. A., Tapia, D., Hatcher, C. L., Kalita, M., Brett, P. J., Gregory, A. E., Samuel, J. E., Titball, R. W. & Torres, A., Nov 1 2017, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 24, 11, e00206-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia pseudomallei
Vaccines
Glycoconjugates
Melioidosis
Animals
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

Burkholderia cepacia complex vaccines: Where do we go from here?

Pradenas, G. A., Ross, B. N. & Torres, A., Apr 15 2016, In : Vaccines. 4, 2, 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Burkholderia cepacia complex
Vaccines
Burkholderia
Immune Evasion
Chronic Granulomatous Disease
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the universal stress protein F from atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli and its prevalence in Enterobacteriaceae

de Souza, C. S., Torres, A., Caravelli, A., Silva, A., Polatto, J. M. & Piazza, R. M. F., Dec 1 2016, In : Protein Science. 25, 12, p. 2142-2151 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli
Enterobacteriaceae
Heat-Shock Proteins
Escherichia coli
Proteins
4 Citations (Scopus)

Escherichia coli in the Americas

Torres, A., Jan 1 2016, Springer International Publishing. 384 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Escherichia coli
Disease Reservoirs
Public Health
Research
Research Personnel
2 Citations (Scopus)

From in silico protein epitope density prediction to testing escherichia coli o157: H7 vaccine candidates in a murine model of colonization

Tapia, D., Ross, B. N., Kalita, A., Kalita, M., Hatcher, C. L., Muruato, L. A. & Torres, A., Aug 30 2016, In : Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 6, AUG, 94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli O157
Computer Simulation
Epitopes
Vaccines
4 Citations (Scopus)

Melioidosis: Where do we stand in the development of an effective vaccine?

Muruato, L. A. & Torres, A., Apr 1 2016, In : Future Microbiology. 11, 4, p. 477-480 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Melioidosis
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Bacterial Vaccines
Drug Discovery
Vaccines
7 Citations (Scopus)

Polysorbates prevent biofilm formation and pathogenesis of Escherichia coli O104: H4

Sloup, R. E., Cieza, R. J., Needle, D. B., Abramovitch, R. B., Torres, A. & Waters, C. M., Aug 18 2016, In : Biofouling. 32, 9, p. 1131-1140 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polysorbates
Biofilms
biofilm
pathogenesis
Escherichia coli
1 Citation (Scopus)

Preface

Torres, A., Jan 1 2016, Escherichia Coli in the Americas. Springer International Publishing, p. xi-xii

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

10 Citations (Scopus)

The art of persistence-the secrets to Burkholderia chronic infections

Lewis, E. R. G. & Torres, A., Aug 1 2016, In : Pathogens and Disease. 74, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Burkholderia Infections
Art
Burkholderia
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Infection
2015
34 Citations (Scopus)

A gold nanoparticle-linked glycoconjugate vaccine against Burkholderia mallei

Gregory, A. E., Judy, B. M., Qazi, O., Blumentritt, C. A., Brown, K. A., Shaw, A. M., Torres, A. & Titball, R. W., Feb 1 2015, In : Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine. 11, 2, p. 447-456 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia mallei
Glycoconjugates
Vaccines
Gold
Nanoparticles
18 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the Burkholderia mallei tonB mutant and its potential as a backbone strain for vaccine development

Mott, T. M., Vijayakumar, S., Sbrana, E., Endsley, J. & Torres, A., Jun 26 2015, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9, 6, e0003863.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia mallei
Melioidosis
Vaccines
Glanders
Iron
24 Citations (Scopus)

Consensus on the development of vaccines against naturally acquired melioidosis

Limmathurotsakul, D., Funnell, S. G. P., Torres, A., Morici, L. A., Brett, P. J., Dunachie, S., Atkins, T., Altmann, D. M., Bancroft, G. & Peacock, S. J., Jun 1 2015, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21, 6, p. e1-e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melioidosis
Consensus
Vaccines
Biological Warfare Agents
Burkholderia pseudomallei
47 Citations (Scopus)

Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli: Foe or innocent bystander?

Hu, J. & Torres, A., Aug 1 2015, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 21, 8, p. 729-734 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli
Diarrhea
Genotype
Research Personnel
Infection
3 Citations (Scopus)

Exploiting the power of OMICS approaches to produce E. Coli O157 vaccines

Kalita, A., Kalita, M. & Torres, A., Jan 26 2015, In : Gut Microbes. 5, 6, p. 770-774 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli Vaccines
Escherichia coli O157
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Vaccines
Subunit Vaccines
30 Citations (Scopus)

Extensive identification of bacterial riboflavin transporters and their distribution across bacterial species

Gutiérrez-Preciado, A., Torres, A., Merino, E., Bonomi, H. R., Goldbaum, F. A. & García-Angulo, V. A., May 4 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 5, e0126124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Riboflavin
riboflavin
transporters
Flavin Mononucleotide
flavins
1 Citation (Scopus)

Finding regulators associated with the expression of the long polar fimbriae in enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

Hu, J., Ross, B. N., Cieza, R. J. & Torres, A., 2015, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 197, 23, p. 3658-3665 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Histones
Caco-2 Cells
Mutagenesis
28 Citations (Scopus)

Protection of non-human primates against glanders with a gold nanoparticle glycoconjugate vaccine

Torres, A., Gregory, A. E., Hatcher, C. L., Vinet-Oliphant, H., Morici, L. A., Titball, R. W. & Roy, C. J., Jan 29 2015, In : Vaccine. 33, 5, p. 686-692 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glanders
glanders
glycoconjugates
Glycoconjugates
Burkholderia mallei
20 Citations (Scopus)

Recent Advances in Burkholderia mallei and B. pseudomallei Research

Hatcher, C. L., Muruato, L. A. & Torres, A., Jun 1 2015, In : Current Tropical Medicine Reports. 2, 2, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Burkholderia mallei
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Glanders
Research
Melioidosis
6 Citations (Scopus)

The Escherichia coli O157: H7 cattle immunoproteome includes outer membrane protein A (OmpA), a modulator of adherence to bovine rectoanal junction squamous epithelial (RSE) cells

Kudva, I. T., Krastins, B., Torres, A., Griffin, R. W., Sheng, H., Sarracino, D. A., Hovde, C. J., Calderwood, S. B. & John, M., Jun 1 2015, In : Proteomics. 15, 11, p. 1829-1842 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli O157
Escherichia coli
Modulators
Epithelial Cells
Proteome
19 Citations (Scopus)

The IbeA invasin of adherent-invasive Escherichia coli mediates nteraction with intestinal epithelia and macrophages

Cieza, R. J., Hu, J., Ross, B. N., Sbrana, E. & Torres, A., 2015, In : Infection and Immunity. 83, 5, p. 1904-1918 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intestinal Mucosa
Macrophages
Escherichia coli
Transcytosis
Cecum
11 Citations (Scopus)

The role of long polar fimbriae in Escherichia coli O104: H4 adhesion and colonization

Ross, B. N., Rojas-Lopez, M., Cieza, R. J., McWilliams, B. D. & Torres, A., Oct 30 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 10, e0141845.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shiga Toxin
Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
fimbriae
Escherichia coli
2014
37 Citations (Scopus)

A Burkholderia pseudomallei outer membrane vesicle vaccine provides protection against lethal sepsis

Nieves, W., Petersen, H., Judy, B. M., Blumentritt, C. A., Russell-Lodrigue, K., Roy, C. J., Torres, A. & Morici, L. A., 2014, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 21, 5, p. 747-754 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia pseudomallei
Sepsis
Vaccines
Membranes
Immunization
20 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative Burkholderia pseudomallei natural history virulence studies using an aerosol murine model of infection

Massey, S., Yeager, L. A., Blumentritt, C. A., Vijayakumar, S., Sbrana, E., Peterson, J., Brasel, T., LeDuc, J., Endsley, J. & Torres, A., Mar 7 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4, 4305.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia pseudomallei
Natural History
Aerosols
Virulence
Melioidosis
10 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative genomics and immunoinformatics approach for the identification of vaccine candidates for enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157: H7

García-Angulo, V. A., Kalita, A., Kalita, M., Lozano, L. & Torres, A., 2014, In : Infection and Immunity. 82, 5, p. 2016-2026 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli O157
Genomics
Vaccines
Cecum
29 Citations (Scopus)

Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli adhesins

McWilliams, B. D. & Torres, A., 2014, In : Microbiology spectrum. 2, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli Adhesins
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
protein
Proteins
colonization
3 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental regulation of the long polar fimbriae 2 of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157: H7

Arenas-Hernández, M. M., Rojas-López, M., Medrano-López, A., Nuñez-Reza, K. J., Puente, J. L., Martínez-Laguna, Y. & Torres, A., 2014, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 357, 2, p. 105-114 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli O157
Iron
Bile Acids and Salts
Initiator Codon
3 Citations (Scopus)
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Transendothelial and Transepithelial Migration
Escherichia coli O157
Interleukin-8
Neutrophils

Microbial-Based and Material-Based Vaccine Delivery Systems

Torres, A., Rudra, J. S. & Milligan, G., Dec 9 2014, Vaccinology: An Essential Guide. Wiley Blackwell, p. 127-151 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Vaccines
Biocompatible Materials
Viruses
Bacteria
Antigens
19 Citations (Scopus)

Recent advances in adherence and invasion of pathogenic Escherichia coli

Kalita, A., Hu, J. & Torres, A., 2014, In : Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases. 27, 5, p. 459-464 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli Infections
Meninges
Urinary Tract
Epithelium
2013
23 Citations (Scopus)

Advances in the development of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli vaccines using murine models of infection

Garcia-Angulo, V. A., Kalita, A. & Torres, A., 2013, In : Vaccine. 31, 32, p. 3229-3235 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli Vaccines
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
animal models
vaccines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hybrid and potentially pathogenic Escherichia coli strains

Garcia-Angulo, V. A., Farfan, M. J. & Torres, A., Aug 5 2013, Escherichia coli: Pathotypes and Principles of Pathogenesis: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 331-359 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Escherichia coli
Shiga Toxin
Escherichia coli Infections
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
19 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and characterization of ribN, a novel family of riboflavin transporters from rhizobium leguminosarum and other proteobacteria

García Angulo, V. A., Bonomi, H. R., Posadas, D. M., Serer, M. I., Torres, A., Zorreguieta, Á. & Goldbaum, F. A., 2013, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 195, 20, p. 4611-4619 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhizobium leguminosarum
Proteobacteria
Riboflavin
Riboswitch
Flavin Mononucleotide
7 Citations (Scopus)

Monitoring therapeutic treatments against Burkholderia infections using imaging techniques

Mott, T. M., Johnston, R. K., Vijayakumar, S., Estes, D. M., Motamedi, M., Sbrana, E., Endsley, J. & Torres, A., May 23 2013, In : Pathogens. 2, 2, p. 383-401 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia Infections
Glanders
Burkholderia mallei
Neutrophils
Neutrophil Infiltration
3 Citations (Scopus)

Restrictive streptomycin resistance mutations decrease the formation of attaching and effacing lesions in escherichia coli O157: H7 strains

Chen, C., Blumentritt, C. A., Curtis, M. M., Sperandio, V., Torres, A. & Dudley, E. G., Sep 2013, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 57, 9, p. 4260-4266 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli O157
Streptomycin
Mutation
Enterocytes
Phenotype
10 Citations (Scopus)

The long polar fimbriae of STEC O157: H7 induce expression of pro-inflammatory markers by intestinal epithelial cells

Farfan, M. J., Cantero, L., Vergara, A., Vidal, R. & Torres, A., Mar 15 2013, In : Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 152, 1-2, p. 126-131 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli O157
fimbriae
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
epithelial cells
1 Citation (Scopus)

The long polar fimbriae operon and its flanking regions in bovine Escherichia coli O157: H43 and STEC O136: H12 strains

Sváb, D., Galli, L., Horváth, B., Maróti, G., Dobrindt, U., Torres, A., Rivas, M. & Tóth, I., 2013, In : Pathogens and Disease. 68, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli O157
Operon
Escherichia coli
Virulence Factors