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2019

Evaluating the role of Burkholderia pseudomallei K96243 toxins BPSS0390, BPSS0395, and BPSS1584 in persistent infection

Ross, B. N., Micheva-Viteva, S., Hong-Geller, E. & Torres, A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Cellular Microbiology. e13096.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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. G. & Dudley, E. G., Sep 1 2013, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 57, 9, p. 4260-4266 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2014

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. G. & Morici, L. A., May 2014, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 21, 5, p. 747-754 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2019

Melioidosis: The hazards of incomplete peer-review

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

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2013

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. G., Mar 15 2013, In : Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 152, 1-2, p. 126-131 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2016

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

12 Scopus citations
2017

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

6 Scopus citations
2013

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

1 Scopus citations
2019

Misidentification of Burkholderia pseudomallei and Other Burkholderia Species from Pediatric Infections in Mexico

Meza-Radilla, G., Mendez-Canarios, A., Xicohtencatl-Cortes, J., Escobedo-Guerra, M. R., Torres, A., Antonio Ibarra, J. & Estrada-De Los Santos, P., Feb 1 2019, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2015

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

64 Scopus citations
2012

Recent progress in melioidosis and glanders

Torres, A. G. & Steinmetz, I., 2012, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 3, APR

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

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. G., Apr 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 4, e0175983.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2014

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. G., May 2014, In : Infection and immunity. 82, 5, p. 2016-2026 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2015

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

Torres, A. G., 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

35 Scopus citations
2016

Burkholderia mallei CLH001 attenuated vaccine strain is immunogenic and protects against acute respiratory glanders

Hatcher, C. L., Mott, T. M., Muruato, L. A., Sbrana, E. & Torresa, A. G., Jan 1 2016, In : Infection and immunity. 84, 8, p. 2345-2354 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2020

Hacking the host: exploitation of macrophage polarization by intracellular bacterial pathogens

Thiriot, J. D., Martinez-Martinez, Y. B., Endsley, J. J. & Torres, A. G., Feb 1 2020, In : Pathogens and disease. 78, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2017

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

1 Scopus citations
2019

Development of a gold nanoparticle vaccine against enterohemorrhagic escherichia coli o157:H7

Sanchez-Villamil, J. I., Tapia, D. & Torres, A. G., Jan 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 4, e01869-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations
2018

Melioidosis in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

Sanchez-Villamil, J. I. & Torres, A. G., Feb 26 2018, In : Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. 3, 1, 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
11 Scopus citations
2020

Combating the great mimicker: latest progress in the development of Burkholderia pseudomallei vaccines

Khakhum, N., Chapartegui-González, I. & Torres, A. G., 2020, In : Expert review of vaccines. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2015

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. G., Jan 1 2015, In : Infection and immunity. 83, 5, p. 1904-1918 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2013

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. J. & Torres, A. G., May 23 2013, In : Pathogens. 2, 2, p. 383-401 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2019

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. H., Endsley, J. J. & Torresa, A. G., Jan 1 2019, In : mSphere. 4, 1, e00570-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2017

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. G., Nov 2017, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 24, 11, e00206-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2016

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

de Souza, C. S., Torres, A. G., 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

5 Scopus citations
2018

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. G. & Brett, P. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Infection and immunity. 86, 1, e00724-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2012

Identification of coli surface antigen 23, a novel adhesin of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Del Canto, F., Botkin, D. J., Valenzuela, P., Popov, V., Ruiz-Perez, F., Nataro, J. P., Levine, M. M., Stine, O. C., Pop, M., Torres, A. G. & Vidal, R., Aug 1 2012, In : Infection and immunity. 80, 8, p. 2791-2801 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2015

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

27 Scopus citations
2012

Molecular mechanisms that mediate colonization of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains

Farfan, M. J. & Torres, A. G., Mar 2012, In : Infection and immunity. 80, 3, p. 903-913 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

88 Scopus citations

In vivo bioluminescence imaging of Escherichia coli O104:H4 and role of aerobactin during colonization of a mouse model of infection

Torres, A. G., Cieza, R. J., Rojas-Lopez, M., Blumentritt, C. A., Souza, C. S., Johnston, R. K., Strockbine, N., Kaper, J. B., Sbrana, E. & Popov, V. L., Jun 22 2012, In : BMC Microbiology. 12, 112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2015

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

31 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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

Gutiérrez-Preciado, A., Torres, A. G., 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

39 Scopus citations
2014

Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli adhesins

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2012

Immunomodulation for gastrointestinal infections

Cieza, R. J., Cao, A. T., Cong, Y. & Torres, A. G., Mar 1 2012, In : Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy. 10, 3, p. 391-400 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

20 Scopus citations
2015

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. G. & Titball, R. W., Feb 1 2015, In : Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine. 11, 2, p. 447-456 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2017

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

10 Scopus citations
2020

Comparative genomics of a subset of Adherent/Invasive Escherichia coli strains isolated from individuals without inflammatory bowel disease

Barrios-Villa, E., Martínez de la Peña, C. F., Lozano-Zaraín, P., Cevallos, M. A., Torres, C., Torres, A. G. & Rocha-Gracia, R. D. C., Mar 2020, In : Genomics. 112, 2, p. 1813-1820 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019
2012

Polysaccharide specific monoclonal antibodies provide passive protection against intranasal challenge with burkholderia pseudomallei

AuCoin, D. P., Reed, D. E., Marlenee, N. L., Bowen, R. A., Thorkildson, P., Judy, B. M., Torres, A. G. & Kozel, T. R., Apr 17 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 4, e35386.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2014

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. G., Aug 2014, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 357, 2, p. 105-114 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2012

A double, long polar fimbria mutant of Escherichia coli O157:H7 expresses curli and exhibits reduced in vivo colonization

Lloyd, S. J., Ritchie, J. M., Rojas-Lopez, M., Blumentritt, C. A., Popov, V. L., Greenwich, J. L., Waldor, M. K. & Torres, A. G., Mar 1 2012, In : Infection and immunity. 80, 3, p. 914-920 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2014

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

2012

Prophylactic application of CpG oligonucleotides augments the early host response and confers protection in acute melioidosis

Judy, B. M., Taylor, K., Deeraksa, A., Johnston, R. K., Endsley, J. J., Vijayakumar, S., Aronson, J. F., Estes, D. M. & Torres, A. G., Mar 20 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 3, e34176.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2019

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. G. & Hong-Geller, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Infection and immunity. 87, 1, e00592.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

The Importance of International Collaborations to Advance Research Endeavors

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

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations
2016

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations
2015

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

2 Scopus citations
2019

Emerging role of biologics for the treatment of melioidosis and glanders

Tapia, D., Sanchez-Villamil, J. I. & Torres, A. G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article