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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

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

2 Scopus citations

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
2 Scopus citations
Open Access
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

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

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. G., Antonio Ibarra, J. & Estrada-De Los Santos, P., Feb 2019, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Novel multi-component vaccine approaches for Burkholderia pseudomallei

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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

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
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., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal fur Kardiologie. 24, 11-12, p. 280-284 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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
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

47 Scopus citations

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. J. & Torres, A. G., Jun 26 2015, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 9, 6, e0003863.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Consensus on the development of vaccines against naturally acquired melioidosis

Limmathurotsakul, D., Funnell, S. G. P., Torres, A. G., 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

Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli: Foe or innocent bystander?

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

70 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

41 Scopus citations

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. G., 2015, In : Journal of bacteriology. 197, 23, p. 3658-3665 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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

37 Scopus citations

Recent Advances in Burkholderia mallei and B. pseudomallei Research

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

28 Scopus citations

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. G., 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

11 Scopus citations

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

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. G., Oct 30 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 10, e0141845.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 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
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