James Versalovic Lab

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Saulnier, D. M., Y. Ringel, M. B. Heyman, J. A. Foster, P. Bercik, R. J. Shulman, J. Versalovic, E. F. Verdu, T. G. Dinan, G. Hecht and F. Guarner (2013). "The intestinal microbiome, probiotics and prebiotics in neurogastroenterology." Gut microbes 4(1): 17-27.

Nagy-Szakal, D., E. B. Hollister, R. A. Luna, R. Szigeti, N. Tatevian, C. W. Smith, J. Versalovic and R. Kellermayer (2013). "Cellulose supplementation early in life ameliorates colitis in adult mice." PloS one 8(2): e56685.

Luna, R. A., L. A. Millecker, C. R. Webb, S. K. Mason, E. M. Whaley, J. R. Starke, P. W. Hiatt and J. Versalovic (2013). "Molecular epidemiological surveillance of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in a pediatric population of patients with cystic fibrosis and determination of risk factors for infection with the Houston-1 strain." Journal of clinical microbiology 51(4): 1237-1240.

Hemarajata, P. and J. Versalovic (2013). "Effects of probiotics on gut microbiota: mechanisms of intestinal immunomodulation and neuromodulation." Therapeutic advances in gastroenterology 6(1): 39-51.

Devaraj, S., P. Hemarajata and J. Versalovic (2013). "The human gut microbiome and body metabolism: implications for obesity and diabetes." Clinical chemistry 59(4): 617-628.

Chavan, R., P. Pannaraj, R. A. Luna, S. Szabo, A. Adesina, J. Versalovic, R. A. Krance and A. A. Kennedy-Nasser (2013). "Significant Morbidity and Mortality Attributable to Rothia Mucilaginosa Infections in Children with Hematological Malignancies or Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation." Pediatric hematology and oncology.

Aagaard, K., J. Petrosino, W. Keitel, M. Watson, J. Katancik, N. Garcia, S. Patel, M. Cutting, T. Madden, H. Hamilton, E. Harris, D. Gevers, G. Simone, P. McInnes and J. Versalovic (2013). "The Human Microbiome Project strategy for comprehensive sampling of the human microbiome and why it matters." FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 27(3): 1012-1022.

Thomas, C. M., T. Hong, J. P. van Pijkeren, P. Hemarajata, D. V. Trinh, W. Hu, R. A. Britton, M. Kalkum and J. Versalovic (2012). "Histamine derived from probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri suppresses TNF via modulation of PKA and ERK signaling." PloS one 7(2): e31951.

Riehle, K., C. Coarfa, A. Jackson, J. Ma, A. Tandon, S. Paithankar, S. Raghuraman, T. A. Mistretta, D. Saulnier, S. Raza, M. A. Diaz, R. Shulman, K. Aagaard, J. Versalovic and A. Milosavljevic (2012). "The Genboree Microbiome Toolset and the analysis of 16S rRNA microbial sequences." BMC bioinformatics 13 Suppl 13: S11.

Preidis, G. A., D. M. Saulnier, S. E. Blutt, T. A. Mistretta, K. P. Riehle, A. M. Major, S. F. Venable, M. J. Finegold, J. F. Petrosino, M. E. Conner and J. Versalovic (2012). "Probiotics stimulate enterocyte migration and microbial diversity in the neonatal mouse intestine." FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 26(5): 1960-1969.

Preidis, G. A., D. M. Saulnier, S. E. Blutt, T. A. Mistretta, K. P. Riehle, A. M. Major, S. F. Venable, J. P. Barrish, M. J. Finegold, J. F. Petrosino, R. L. Guerrant, M. E. Conner and J. Versalovic (2012). "Host response to probiotics determined by nutritional status of rotavirus-infected neonatal mice." Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 55(3): 299-307.

Pflughoeft, K. J. and J. Versalovic (2012). "Human microbiome in health and disease." Annual review of pathology 7: 99-122.

McGuire, A. L., L. S. Achenbaum, S. N. Whitney, M. J. Slashinski, J. Versalovic, W. A. Keitel and S. A. McCurdy (2012). "Perspectives on human microbiome research ethics." Journal of empirical research on human research ethics : JERHRE 7(3): 1-14.

Johnson, C. L. and J. Versalovic (2012). "The human microbiome and its potential importance to pediatrics." Pediatrics 129(5): 950-960.

Backhed, F., C. M. Fraser, Y. Ringel, M. E. Sanders, R. B. Sartor, P. M. Sherman, J. Versalovic, V. Young and B. B. Finlay (2012). "Defining a healthy human gut microbiome: current concepts, future directions, and clinical applications." Cell host & microbe 12(5): 611-622.

Aagaard, K., K. Riehle, J. Ma, N. Segata, T. A. Mistretta, C. Coarfa, S. Raza, S. Rosenbaum, I. Van den Veyver, A. Milosavljevic, D. Gevers, C. Huttenhower, J. Petrosino and J. Versalovic (2012). "A metagenomic approach to characterization of the vaginal microbiome signature in pregnancy." PloS one 7(6): e36466.

Whary, M. T., N. S. Taylor, Y. Feng, Z. Ge, S. Muthupalani, J. Versalovic and J. G. Fox (2011). "Lactobacillus reuteri promotes Helicobacter hepaticus-associated typhlocolitis in gnotobiotic B6.129P2-IL-10(tm1Cgn) (IL-10(-/-) ) mice." Immunology 133(2): 165-178.

Saulnier, D. M., F. Santos, S. Roos, T. A. Mistretta, J. K. Spinler, D. Molenaar, B. Teusink and J. Versalovic (2011). "Exploring metabolic pathway reconstruction and genome-wide expression profiling in Lactobacillus reuteri to define functional probiotic features." PloS one 6(4): e18783.

Saulnier, D. M., K. Riehle, T. A. Mistretta, M. A. Diaz, D. Mandal, S. Raza, E. M. Weidler, X. Qin, C. Coarfa, A. Milosavljevic, J. F. Petrosino, S. Highlander, R. Gibbs, S. V. Lynch, R. J. Shulman and J. Versalovic (2011). "Gastrointestinal microbiome signatures of pediatric patients with irritable bowel syndrome." Gastroenterology 141(5): 1782-1791.

Santos, F., J. K. Spinler, D. M. Saulnier, D. Molenaar, B. Teusink, W. M. de Vos, J. Versalovic and J. Hugenholtz (2011). "Functional identification in Lactobacillus reuteri of a PocR-like transcription factor regulating glycerol utilization and vitamin B12 synthesis." Microbial cell factories 10: 55.

Preidis, G. A., C. Hill, R. L. Guerrant, B. S. Ramakrishna, G. W. Tannock and J. Versalovic (2011). "Probiotics, enteric and diarrheal diseases, and global health." Gastroenterology 140(1): 8-14.

Pammi, M., R. Liang, J. M. Hicks, J. Barrish and J. Versalovic (2011). "Farnesol decreases biofilms of Staphylococcus epidermidis and exhibits synergy with nafcillin and vancomycin." Pediatric research 70(6): 578-583.

Pammi, M., A. Flores, M. Leeflang and J. Versalovic (2011). "Molecular assays in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Pediatrics 128(4): e973-985.

Luna, R. A., B. L. Boyanton, Jr., S. Mehta, E. M. Courtney, C. R. Webb, P. A. Revell and J. Versalovic (2011). "Rapid stool-based diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection by real-time PCR in a children's hospital." Journal of clinical microbiology 49(3): 851-857.

Kellermayer, R., S. E. Dowd, R. A. Harris, A. Balasa, T. D. Schaible, R. D. Wolcott, N. Tatevian, R. Szigeti, Z. Li, J. Versalovic and C. W. Smith (2011). "Colonic mucosal DNA methylation, immune response, and microbiome patterns in Toll-like receptor 2-knockout mice." FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 25(5): 1449-1460.

Jones, S. E., K. Whitehead, D. Saulnier, C. M. Thomas, J. Versalovic and R. A. Britton (2011). "Cyclopropane fatty acid synthase mutants of probiotic human-derived Lactobacillus reuteri are defective in TNF inhibition." Gut microbes 2(2): 69-79.

Venkatesh, M., A. Flores, R. A. Luna and J. Versalovic (2010). "Molecular microbiological methods in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis." Expert review of anti-infective therapy 8(9): 1037-1048.

Thomas, C. M. and J. Versalovic (2010). "Probiotics-host communication: Modulation of signaling pathways in the intestine." Gut microbes 1(3): 148-163.

O'Flaherty, S., D. M. Saulnier, B. Pot and J. Versalovic (2010). "How can probiotics and prebiotics impact mucosal immunity?" Gut microbes 1(5): 293-300.

Hulten, K. G., S. L. Kaplan, L. B. Lamberth, K. Slimp, W. A. Hammerman, M. Carrillo-Marquez, J. R. Starke, J. Versalovic and E. O. Mason, Jr. (2010). "Hospital-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections at Texas Children's Hospital, 2001-2007." Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America 31(2): 183-190.

Versalovic, J. (2009). "Arrays and medical microbiology: e pluribus unum." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 133(4): 537-541.

Venkatesh, M., L. Rong, I. Raad and J. Versalovic (2009). "Novel synergistic antibiofilm combinations for salvage of infected catheters." Journal of medical microbiology 58(Pt 7): 936-944.

Taweechotipatr, M., C. Iyer, J. K. Spinler, J. Versalovic and S. Tumwasorn (2009). "Lactobacillus saerimneri and Lactobacillus ruminis: novel human-derived probiotic strains with immunomodulatory activities." FEMS microbiology letters 293(1): 65-72.

Saulnier, D. M., J. K. Spinler, G. R. Gibson and J. Versalovic (2009). "Mechanisms of probiosis and prebiosis: considerations for enhanced functional foods." Current opinion in biotechnology 20(2): 135-141.

Preidis, G. A. and J. Versalovic (2009). "Targeting the human microbiome with antibiotics, probiotics, and prebiotics: gastroenterology enters the metagenomics era." Gastroenterology 136(6): 2015-2031.

Petrosino, J. F., S. Highlander, R. A. Luna, R. A. Gibbs and J. Versalovic (2009). "Metagenomic pyrosequencing and microbial identification." Clinical chemistry 55(5): 856-866.

McDade-Ngutter, C., J. Versalovic, W. Alexander, V. S. Hubbard, P. Starke-Reed, M. Klein, T. Raju, J. Milner, C. Davis, C. Pontzer, J. Arena, J. Vanderhoof and S. A. Nelson (2009). "National Institutes of Health Gastrointestinal Microbiota and Advances in Prebiotic and Probiotic Research conference summary." Gastroenterology 136(5): 1473-1475.

Mason, E. O., L. B. Lamberth, W. A. Hammerman, K. G. Hulten, J. Versalovic and S. L. Kaplan (2009). "Vancomycin MICs for Staphylococcus aureus vary by detection method and have subtly increased in a pediatric population since 2005." Journal of clinical microbiology 47(6): 1628-1630.

Kwon, D. H. and J. Versalovic (2009). "Fur-independent induction of Helicobacter pylori flavodoxin-encoding gene (fldA) under iron starvation." Helicobacter 14(2): 141-146.

Jones, S. E. and J. Versalovic (2009). "Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri biofilms produce antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory factors." BMC microbiology 9: 35.

Becnel Boyd, L., M. J. Maynard, S. K. Morgan-Linnell, L. B. Horton, R. Sucgang, R. J. Hamill, J. R. Jimenez, J. Versalovic, D. Steffen and L. Zechiedrich (2009). "Relationships among ciprofloxacin, gatifloxacin, levofloxacin, and norfloxacin MICs for fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli clinical isolates." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 53(1): 229-234.

Whitehead, K., J. Versalovic, S. Roos and R. A. Britton (2008). "Genomic and genetic characterization of the bile stress response of probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC 55730." Applied and environmental microbiology 74(6): 1812-1819.

Spinler, J. K., M. Taweechotipatr, C. L. Rognerud, C. N. Ou, S. Tumwasorn and J. Versalovic (2008). "Human-derived probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri demonstrate antimicrobial activities targeting diverse enteric bacterial pathogens." Anaerobe 14(3): 166-171.

Reid, G., G. Gibson, M. E. Sanders, F. Guarner and J. Versalovic (2008). "Probiotic prophylaxis in predicted severe acute pancreatitis." Lancet 372(9633): 112-113; author reply 114.

McGuire, A. L., J. Colgrove, S. N. Whitney, C. M. Diaz, D. Bustillos and J. Versalovic (2008). "Ethical, legal, and social considerations in conducting the Human Microbiome Project." Genome research 18(12): 1861-1864.

Lin, Y. P., C. H. Thibodeaux, J. A. Pena, G. D. Ferry and J. Versalovic (2008). "Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri suppress proinflammatory cytokines via c-Jun." Inflammatory bowel diseases 14(8): 1068-1083.

Iyer, C., A. Kosters, G. Sethi, A. B. Kunnumakkara, B. B. Aggarwal and J. Versalovic (2008). "Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri promotes TNF-induced apoptosis in human myeloid leukemia-derived cells by modulation of NF-kappaB and MAPK signalling." Cellular microbiology 10(7): 1442-1452.

Hsieh, M. H. and J. Versalovic (2008). "The human microbiome and probiotics: implications for pediatrics." Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care 38(10): 309-327.

Britton, R. A. and J. Versalovic (2008). "Probiotics and gastrointestinal infections." Interdisciplinary perspectives on infectious diseases 2008: 290769.

Boyanton, B. L., Jr., R. A. Luna, L. R. Fasciano, K. G. Menne and J. Versalovic (2008). "DNA pyrosequencing-based identification of pathogenic Candida species by using the internal transcribed spacer 2 region." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 132(4): 667-674.

Zhang, W. W. and J. Versalovic (2007). "Expanding the diagnostic capabilities of molecular microbiology by genomic methods." The Journal of molecular diagnostics : JMD 9(5): 572-573.

Yee, E. L., H. Palacio, R. L. Atmar, U. Shah, C. Kilborn, M. Faul, T. E. Gavagan, R. D. Feigin, J. Versalovic, F. H. Neill, A. L. Panlilio, M. Miller, J. Spahr and R. I. Glass (2007). "Widespread outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis among evacuees of Hurricane Katrina residing in a large "megashelter" in Houston, Texas: lessons learned for prevention." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 44(8): 1032-1039.

Wall, T., K. Bath, R. A. Britton, H. Jonsson, J. Versalovic and S. Roos (2007). "The early response to acid shock in Lactobacillus reuteri involves the ClpL chaperone and a putative cell wall-altering esterase." Applied and environmental microbiology 73(12): 3924-3935.

Versalovic, J. (2007). "Probiotics: intestinal gatekeeping, immunomodulation, and hepatic injury." Hepatology 46(3): 618-621.

Luna, R. A., L. R. Fasciano, S. C. Jones, B. L. Boyanton, Jr., T. T. Ton and J. Versalovic (2007). "DNA pyrosequencing-based bacterial pathogen identification in a pediatric hospital setting." Journal of clinical microbiology 45(9): 2985-2992.

Gulley, M. L., R. M. Braziel, K. C. Halling, E. D. Hsi, J. A. Kant, M. N. Nikiforova, J. A. Nowak, S. Ogino, A. Oliveira, H. F. Polesky, L. Silverman, R. R. Tubbs, V. M. Van Deerlin, G. H. Vance and J. Versalovic (2007). "Clinical laboratory reports in molecular pathology." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 131(6): 852-863.

Alyamani, E. J., P. Brandt, J. A. Pena, A. M. Major, J. G. Fox, S. Suerbaum and J. Versalovic (2007). "Helicobacter hepaticus catalase shares surface-predicted epitopes with mammalian catalases." Microbiology 153(Pt 4): 1006-1016.

Versalovic, J. and D. Relman (2006). "How bacterial communities expand functional repertoires." PLoS biology 4(12): e430.

Versalovic, J. (2006). "Emerging technologies for emerging infections." MLO: medical laboratory observer 38(10): 14, 16-17, 19; quiz 20-11.

Hulten, K. G., S. L. Kaplan, B. E. Gonzalez, W. A. Hammerman, L. B. Lamberth, J. Versalovic and E. O. Mason, Jr. (2006). "Three-year surveillance of community onset health care-associated staphylococcus aureus infections in children." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 25(4): 349-353.

Guarner, F., R. Bourdet-Sicard, P. Brandtzaeg, H. S. Gill, P. McGuirk, W. van Eden, J. Versalovic, J. V. Weinstock and G. A. Rook (2006). "Mechanisms of disease: the hygiene hypothesis revisited." Nature clinical practice. Gastroenterology & hepatology 3(5): 275-284.

Goytia, V. K., G. J. Demmler, P. S. Pannaraj, R. A. Luna and J. Versalovic (2006). "An unusual cause of sepsis and meningitis in a neonate." Seminars in pediatric infectious diseases 17(4): 187, 225-187.

Pena, J. A., A. B. Rogers, Z. Ge, V. Ng, S. Y. Li, J. G. Fox and J. Versalovic (2005). "Probiotic Lactobacillus spp. diminish Helicobacter hepaticus-induced inflammatory bowel disease in interleukin-10-deficient mice." Infection and immunity 73(2): 912-920.

Kaplan, S. L., K. G. Hulten, B. E. Gonzalez, W. A. Hammerman, L. Lamberth, J. Versalovic and E. O. Mason, Jr. (2005). "Three-year surveillance of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections in children." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 40(12): 1785-1791.

Healy, M., J. Huong, T. Bittner, M. Lising, S. Frye, S. Raza, R. Schrock, J. Manry, A. Renwick, R. Nieto, C. Woods, J. Versalovic and J. R. Lupski (2005). "Microbial DNA typing by automated repetitive-sequence-based PCR." Journal of clinical microbiology 43(1): 199-207.

Darouiche, R. O., D. H. Berger, N. Khardori, C. S. Robertson, M. J. Wall, Jr., M. H. Metzler, S. Shah, M. D. Mansouri, C. Cerra-Stewart, J. Versalovic, M. J. Reardon and Raad, II (2005). "Comparison of antimicrobial impregnation with tunneling of long-term central venous catheters: a randomized controlled trial." Annals of surgery 242(2): 193-200.

Boyanton, B. L., Jr., L. M. Noroski, H. Reddy, M. K. Dishop, M. J. Hicks, J. Versalovic and E. H. Moylett (2005). "Burkholderia gladioli osteomyelitis in association with chronic granulomatous disease: case report and review." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 24(9): 837-839.

Blakey, G. L., R. A. Luna and J. Versalovic (2005). "Infectious diseases testing." Current protocols in human genetics / editorial board, Jonathan L. Haines ... [et al.] Chapter 9: Unit 9 18.

Pena, J. A., S. Y. Li, P. H. Wilson, S. A. Thibodeau, A. J. Szary and J. Versalovic (2004). "Genotypic and phenotypic studies of murine intestinal lactobacilli: species differences in mice with and without colitis." Applied and environmental microbiology 70(1): 558-568.

Versalovic, J. (2003). "Helicobacter pylori. Pathology and diagnostic strategies." American journal of clinical pathology 119(3): 403-412.

Versalovic, J. (2003). "Is real-time detection of drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus worth considering?" Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 127(7): 784-785.

Pena, J. A. and J. Versalovic (2003). "Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG decreases TNF-alpha production in lipopolysaccharide-activated murine macrophages by a contact-independent mechanism." Cellular microbiology 5(4): 277-285.

Zhang, M. and J. Versalovic (2002). "HIV update. Diagnostic tests and markers of disease progression and response to therapy." American journal of clinical pathology 118 Suppl: S26-32.

Versalovic, J. and J. R. Lupski (2002). "Molecular detection and genotyping of pathogens: more accurate and rapid answers." Trends in microbiology 10(10 Suppl): S15-21.

Simko, J. P., A. M. Caliendo, K. Hogle and J. Versalovic (2002). "Differences in laboratory findings for cerebrospinal fluid specimens obtained from patients with meningitis or encephalitis due to herpes simplex virus (HSV) documented by detection of HSV DNA." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 35(4): 414-419.

Pena, J. A., K. McNeil, J. G. Fox and J. Versalovic (2002). "Molecular evidence of Helicobacter cinaedi organisms in human gastric biopsy specimens." Journal of clinical microbiology 40(4): 1511-1513.

Pena, J. A., J. G. Fox, M. J. Ferraro and J. Versalovic (2001). "Molecular resistance testing of Helicobacter pylori in gastric biopsies." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 125(4): 493-497.

Kratz, A., B. L. Soderberg, Z. M. Szczepiorkowski, A. S. Dighe, J. Versalovic and M. Laposata (2001). "The generation of narrative interpretations in laboratory medicine: a description of service-specific sign-out rounds." American journal of clinical pathology 116 Suppl: S133-140.

Versalovic, J. (2000). "Viral infections of the nervous system." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 124(12): 1856.

Patterson, M. M., M. D. Schrenzel, Y. Feng, S. Xu, F. E. Dewhirst, B. J. Paster, S. A. Thibodeau, J. Versalovic and J. G. Fox (2000). "Helicobacter aurati sp. nov., a urease-positive Helicobacter species cultured from gastrointestinal tissues of Syrian hamsters." Journal of clinical microbiology 38(10): 3722-3728.

Kwon, D. H., J. A. Pena, M. S. Osato, J. G. Fox, D. Y. Graham and J. Versalovic (2000). "Frameshift mutations in rdxA and metronidazole resistance in North American Helicobacter pylori isolates." The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 46(5): 793-796.

Versalovic, J., M. S. Osato, K. Spakovsky, M. P. Dore, R. Reddy, G. G. Stone, D. Shortridge, R. K. Flamm, S. K. Tanaka and D. Y. Graham (1997). "Point mutations in the 23S rRNA gene of Helicobacter pylori associated with different levels of clarithromycin resistance." The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 40(2): 283-286.

Versalovic, J. and J. R. Lupski (1997). "Missense mutations in the 3' end of the Escherichia coli dnaG gene do not abolish primase activity but do confer the chromosome-segregation-defective (par) phenotype." Microbiology 143 ( Pt 2): 585-594.

Stone, G. G., D. Shortridge, J. Versalovic, J. Beyer, R. K. Flamm, D. Y. Graham, A. T. Ghoneim and S. K. Tanaka (1997). "A PCR-oligonucleotide ligation assay to determine the prevalence of 23S rRNA gene mutations in clarithromycin-resistant Helicobacter pylori." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 41(3): 712-714.

Shortridge, V. D., G. G. Stone, R. K. Flamm, J. Beyer, J. Versalovic, D. W. Graham and S. K. Tanaka (1997). "Molecular typing of Helicobacter pylori isolates from a multicenter U.S. clinical trial by ureC restriction fragment length polymorphism." Journal of clinical microbiology 35(2): 471-473.

Versalovic, J., D. Shortridge, K. Kibler, M. V. Griffy, J. Beyer, R. K. Flamm, S. K. Tanaka, D. Y. Graham and M. F. Go (1996). "Mutations in 23S rRNA are associated with clarithromycin resistance in Helicobacter pylori." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 40(2): 477-480.

Stone, G. G., D. Shortridge, R. K. Flamm, J. Versalovic, J. Beyer, K. Idler, L. Zulawinski and S. K. Tanaka (1996). "Identification of a 23S rRNA gene mutation in clarithromycin-resistant Helicobacter pylori." Helicobacter 1(4): 227-228.

Versalovic, J., V. Kapur, T. Koeuth, G. H. Mazurek, T. S. Whittam, J. M. Musser and J. R. Lupski (1995). "DNA fingerprinting of pathogenic bacteria by fluorophore-enhanced repetitive sequence-based polymerase chain reaction." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 119(1): 23-29.

Koeuth, T., J. Versalovic and J. R. Lupski (1995). "Differential subsequence conservation of interspersed repetitive Streptococcus pneumoniae BOX elements in diverse bacteria." Genome research 5(4): 408-418.

Harvey, B. S., T. Koeuth, J. Versalovic, C. R. Woods and J. R. Lupski (1995). "Vertical transmission of Citrobacter diversus documented by DNA fingerprinting." Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America 16(10): 564-569.

Go, M. F., K. Y. Chan, J. Versalovic, T. Koeuth, D. Y. Graham and J. R. Lupski (1995). "Cluster analysis of Helicobacter pylori genomic DNA fingerprints suggests gastroduodenal disease-specific associations." Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology 30(7): 640-646.

Georghiou, P. R., R. J. Hamill, C. E. Wright, J. Versalovic, T. Koeuth, D. A. Watson and J. R. Lupski (1995). "Molecular epidemiology of infections due to Enterobacter aerogenes: identification of hospital outbreak-associated strains by molecular techniques." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 20(1): 84-94.

Metzger, R., D. P. Brown, P. Grealish, M. J. Staver, J. Versalovic, J. R. Lupski and L. Katz (1994). "Characterization of the macromolecular synthesis (MMS) operon from Listeria monocytogenes." Gene 151(1-2): 161-166.

Woods, C. R., J. Versalovic, T. Koeuth and J. R. Lupski (1993). "Whole-cell repetitive element sequence-based polymerase chain reaction allows rapid assessment of clonal relationships of bacterial isolates." Journal of clinical microbiology 31(7): 1927-1931.

Versalovic, J., C. R. Woods, Jr., P. R. Georghiou, R. J. Hamill and J. R. Lupski (1993). "DNA-based identification and epidemiologic typing of bacterial pathogens." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 117(11): 1088-1098.

Versalovic, J. and J. R. Lupski (1993). "The Haemophilus influenzae dnaG sequence and conserved bacterial primase motifs." Gene 136(1-2): 281-286.

Versalovic, J., T. Koeuth, R. Britton, K. Geszvain and J. R. Lupski (1993). "Conservation and evolution of the rpsU-dnaG-rpoD macromolecular synthesis operon in bacteria." Molecular microbiology 8(2): 343-355.

Versalovic, J., V. Kapur, E. O. Mason, Jr., U. Shah, T. Koeuth, J. R. Lupski and J. M. Musser (1993). "Penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae strains recovered in Houston: identification and molecular characterization of multiple clones." The Journal of infectious diseases 167(4): 850-856.

Woods, C. R., Jr., J. Versalovic, T. Koeuth and J. R. Lupski (1992). "Analysis of relationships among isolates of Citrobacter diversus by using DNA fingerprints generated by repetitive sequence-based primers in the polymerase chain reaction." Journal of clinical microbiology 30(11): 2921-2929.

Subramanian, P. S., J. Versalovic, E. R. McCabe and J. R. Lupski (1992). "Rapid mapping of Escherichia coli::Tn5 insertion mutations by REP-Tn5 PCR." PCR methods and applications 1(3): 187-192.

Versalovic, J., T. Koeuth, E. R. McCabe and J. R. Lupski (1991). "Use of the polymerase chain reaction for physical mapping of Escherichia coli genes." Journal of bacteriology 173(17): 5253-5255.

Versalovic, J., T. Koeuth and J. R. Lupski (1991). "Distribution of repetitive DNA sequences in eubacteria and application to fingerprinting of bacterial genomes." Nucleic acids research 19(24): 6823-6831.

Grompe, M., J. Versalovic, T. Koeuth and J. R. Lupski (1991). "Mutations in the Escherichia coli dnaG gene suggest coupling between DNA replication and chromosome partitioning." Journal of bacteriology 173(3): 1268-1278.

Versalovic, J., Z. D. Nash, R. Carinhas, D. M. Musher and R. E. Baughn (1990). "Immunoglobulin class and subclass restriction of autoimmune responses in secondary syphilis." Clinical and experimental immunology 80(3): 381-386.

Runyan, R. B., J. Versalovic and B. D. Shur (1988). "Functionally distinct laminin receptors mediate cell adhesion and spreading: the requirement for surface galactosyltransferase in cell spreading." The Journal of cell biology 107(5): 1863-1871.