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  • Alfredo Torres
2011

Adhesin-encoding genes from Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli are more prevalent in atypical than in typical enteropathogenic E. coli

Gomes, T. A. T., Hernandes, R. T., Torres, A. G., Salvador, F. A., Guth, B. E. C., Vaz, T. M. I., Irino, K., Silva, R. M. & Vieira, M. A. M., Sep 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49, 9, p. 3334-3337 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Development of reagents and assays for the detection of pathogenic Burkholderia species

Qazi, O., Rani, M., Gnanam, A. J., Cullen, T. W., Stead, C. M., Kensing, H., McCaul, K., Ngugi, S., Prior, J. L., Lipka, A., Nagy, J. M., Whitlock, G. C., Judy, B. M., Harding, S. V., Titball, R. W., Sidhu, S. S., Trent, M. S., Kitto, G. B., Torres, A., Estes, D. M. & 3 others, Iverson, B., Georgiou, G. & Brown, K. A., 2011, In : Faraday Discussions. 149, p. 23-36 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Host S-nitrosylation inhibits clostridial small molecule-activated glucosylating toxins

Savidge, T. C., Urvil, P., Oezguen, N., Ali, K., Choudhury, A., Acharya, V., Pinchuk, I., Torres, A. G., English, R. D., Wiktorowicz, J. E., Loeffelholz, M., Kumar, R., Shi, L., Nie, W., Braun, W., Herman, B., Hausladen, A., Feng, H., Stamler, J. S. & Pothoulakis, C., Sep 2011, In : Nature Medicine. 17, 9, p. 1136-1142 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

In vivo bio luminescence imaging of burkholderia mallei respiratory infection and treatment in the mouse model

Massey, S., Johnston, K., Mott, T. M., Judy, B. M., Kvitko, B. H., Schweizer, H. P., Estes, D. M. & Torres, A. G., Jan 1 2011, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 2, AUG

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Long polar fimbriae of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 bind to extracellular matrix proteins

Farfan, M. J., Cantero, L., Vidal, R., Botkin, D. J. & Torres, A. G., Sep 2011, In : Infection and immunity. 79, 9, p. 3744-3750 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Protective antigens against glanders identified by expression library immunization

Whitlock, G. C., Robida, M. D., Judy, B. M., Qazi, O., Brown, K. A., Deeraksa, A., Taylor, K., Massey, S., Loskutov, A., Borovkov, A. Y., Brown, K., Cano, J. A., Magee, D. M., Torres, A. G., Estes, D. M. & Sykes, K. F., 2011, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 2, NOV

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Regulatory control of the Escherichia coli O157:H7 lpf1 operon by H-NS and Ler

Rojas-López, M., Arenas-Hernández, M. M. P., Medrano-López, A., Martínez De La Peña, C. F., Puente, J. L., Martínez-Laguna, Y. & Torres, A. G., Apr 2011, In : Journal of bacteriology. 193, 7, p. 1622-1632 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2013

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

Garcia-Angulo, V. A., Kalita, A. & Torres, A. G., Jun 5 2013, In : Vaccine. 31, 32, p. 3229-3235 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

32 Scopus citations

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

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. G., Zorreguieta, Á. & Goldbaum, F. A., 2013, In : Journal of bacteriology. 195, 20, p. 4611-4619 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

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

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 2013, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 57, 9, p. 4260-4266 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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

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. G., Rivas, M. & Tóth, I., Jun 2013, In : Pathogens and disease. 68, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 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

46 Scopus citations

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. W., Brasel, T., Leduc, J. W., Endsley, J. J. & Torres, A. G., Mar 7 2014, In : Scientific reports. 4, 4305.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

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

Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli adhesins

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

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
4 Scopus citations

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

Recent advances in adherence and invasion of pathogenic Escherichia coli

Kalita, A., Hu, J. & Torres, A. G., Oct 2014, In : Current opinion in infectious diseases. 27, 5, p. 459-464 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 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

10 Scopus citations

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., 2016, In : Infection and immunity. 84, 8, p. 2345-2354 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

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

Escherichia coli in the Americas

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

6 Scopus citations

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. G., Aug 30 2016, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 6, AUG, 94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations

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. G. & Waters, C. M., Aug 18 2016, In : Biofouling. 32, 9, p. 1131-1140 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

The art of persistence-the secrets to Burkholderia chronic infections

Lewis, E. R. G. & Torres, A. G., Aug 1 2016, In : Pathogens and disease. 74, 6, ftw070.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

13 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

7 Scopus citations

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

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

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

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

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

17 Scopus citations

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

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

13 Scopus citations

Evaluating new compounds to treat Burkholderia pseudomallei infections

Ross, B. N., Myers, J. N., Muruato, L. A., Tapia, D. & Torres, A. G., Jun 25 2018, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 8, JUN, 210.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Melioidosis

Wiersinga, W. J., Virk, H. S., Torres, A. G., 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

104 Scopus citations

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
12 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

8 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

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. G., Dec 1 2019, In : Cellular Microbiology. 21, 12, e13096.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
Open Access
3 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations