Norval James Colin Strachan

Professor

    • AB24 3UE

    • 3204 Citations
    1990 …2019
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    15 Citations (Scopus)

    A fluorescent coagulation assay for thrombin using a fibre optic evanescent wave sensor

    Garden, S. R., Doellgast, G. J., Killham, K. S. & Strachan, N. J. C., 2004, In : Biosensors & Bioelectronics. 19, p. 737-740 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13 Citations (Scopus)

    A method for working out the moments of a polygon using an integration technique

    Strachan, N. J. C., Nesvadba, P. & Allen, A., 1990, In : Pattern Recognition Letters. 11, 5, p. 351-354 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    30 Citations (Scopus)

    An ecotoxicological approach to assessing the impact of tanning industry effluent on river health.

    Mwinyihija, M., Meharg, A. A., Killham, K. S., Strachan, N. J. C. & Dawson, J. J. C., 2006, In : Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 50, 3, p. 316-324 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    11 Citations (Scopus)

    An Immunomagnetic Separator for Concentration of Pathogenic Microorganisms from Large Volume Samples

    Rotariu, O., Ogden, I. D., MacRae, M., Badescu, V. & Strachan, N. J. C., 2005, In : Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 293, p. 589-596 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    38 Citations (Scopus)

    An in vitro study of magnetic particle targeting in small blood vessels

    Udrea, L. E., Strachan, N. J. C., Badescu, V. & Rotariu, O., 7 Oct 2006, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 51, 19, p. 4869-4881 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    12 Citations (Scopus)

    A novel toxicity fingerprinting method for pollutant identification with lux-marked biosensors

    Turner, N. L., Horsburgh, A. M., Paton, G. I., Killham, K. S., Meharg, A. A., Primrose, S. & Strachan, N. J. C., 2001, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 20, p. 2456-2461 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Antimicrobial resistance profiles of Campylobacter from humans, retail chicken meat, and cattle feces

    Gormley, F. J., Strachan, N. J. C., Reay, K., MacKenzie, F. M., Ogden, I. D., Dallas, J. F. & Forbes, K. J., Aug 2010, In : Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 7, 9, p. 1129-1131 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)

    A population-based exposure assessment of risk factors associated with gastrointestinal pathogens: a Campylobacter study

    Macritchie, L. A., Hunter, C. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., May 2013, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 141, 5, p. 976-986 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Campylobacter
    Population Density
    Age Groups
    Population
    Incidence
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    A sensitive microsphere coagulation ELISA for Escherichia coli O157 : H7 using Russell's viper venom

    Strachan, N. J. C. & Ogden, I. D., 2000, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 186, p. 79-84 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Assessing the occupational risk of dust particles in the Kenyan tanning industry using rapid image processing and microscopy techniques

    Mwinyihija, M., Killham, K., Rotariu, O., Meharg, A. & Strachan, N. J. C., Feb 2005, In : International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 15, 1, p. 53-62 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Occupational risks
    Tanning
    Dust
    Particles (particulate matter)
    Microscopy
    42 Citations (Scopus)
    14 Downloads (Pure)

    Assessing the risk of an emerging zoonosis of worldwide concern: anisakiasis

    Bao Dominguez, M., Pierce, G. J., Pascual, S., González-Muñoz, M., Mattiucci, S., Mladineo, I., Cipriani, P., Bušelić, I. & Strachan, N. J. C., 13 Mar 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 43699.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Anisakiasis
    Anisakis
    Zoonoses
    Meals
    Fishes
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    81 Citations (Scopus)

    Attribution of Campylobacter infections in northeast Scotland to specific sources by use of multilocus sequence typing

    Strachan, N. J. C., Gormley, F. J., Rotariu, O., Ogden, I. D., Miller, G., Dunn, G. M., Sheppard, S. K., Dallas, J. F., Reid, T. M. S., Howie, H., Maiden, M. C. J. & Forbes, K. J., 15 Apr 2009, In : The journal of infectious diseases. 199, 8, p. 1205-1208 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    119 Citations (Scopus)

    Automated measurement of species and length of fish by computer vision

    White, D. J., Svellingen, C. & Strachan, N. J. C., Sep 2006, In : Fisheries Research. 80, 2-3, p. 203-210 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    computer vision
    fish
    flatfish
    Pleuronectiformes
    ships
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    A visible light driven photoelectrocatalytic fuel cell for clean-up of contaminated water supplies

    MacPhee, D. E., Wells, R., Kruth, A., Todd, M. J., Elmorsi, T., Smith, C., Pokrajac, D., Strachan, N., Mwinyhija, M., Scott-Emuakpor, E., Nissen, S. & Killham, K., 15 Nov 2009, In : Desalination. 248, 1-3, p. 132-137 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    fuel cell
    Water supply
    Fuel cells
    water supply
    catalyst
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Biosensor based toxicity dissection of tannery and associated environmental samples

    Mwinyihija, M., Strachan, N. J. C., Meharg, A. & Killham, K., 2005, In : Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 100, p. 481-490 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Biosensor based toxicity dissection of tannery and associated environmental samples

    Mwinyihija, M., Strachan, N. J. C., Meharg, A. A. & Killham, K. S., Oct 2005, In : Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 100, 10, p. 380-395 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Biosensor based toxicity dissection of tannery and associated environmental samples (vol 100, pg 380, 2005)

    Mwinyihija, M., Strachan, N. J. C., Meharg, A. A. & Killham, K., Nov 2005, In : Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 100, 11, p. 466-466 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    24 Citations (Scopus)

    Calibration of a video camera digitising system in the CIE L*u*v* colour space

    Strachan, N. J. C., Nesvadba, P. & Allen, A., 1990, In : Pattern Recognition Letters. 11, 11, p. 771-777 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    50 Citations (Scopus)

    Campylobacter Excreted into the Environment by Animal Sources: Prevalence, Concentration Shed, and Host Association

    Ogden, I. D., Dallas, J. F., MacRae, M., Rotariu, O., Reay, K. W., Leitch, M., Thomson, A. P., Sheppard, S. K., Maiden, M., Forbes, K. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., 7 Dec 2009, In : Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 6, 10, p. 1161-1170 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    98 Citations (Scopus)

    Campylobacter genotypes from food animals, environmental sources and clinical disease in Scotland 2005/6

    Sheppard, S. K., Dallas, J. F., MacRae, M., McCarthy, N. D., Sproston, E. L., Gormley, F. J., Strachan, N. J. C., Ogden, I. D., Maiden, M. C. J. & Forbes, K. J., 31 Aug 2009, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 134, 1-2, p. 96-103 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    224 Citations (Scopus)

    Campylobacter genotyping to determine the source of human infection

    Sheppard, S. K., Dallas, J. F., Strachan, N. J. C., MacRae, M., McCarthy, N. D., Wilson, D. J., Gormley, F. J., Falush, D., Ogden, I. D., Maiden, M. C. J. & Forbes, K. J., 15 Apr 2009, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 48, 8, p. 1072-1078 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    35 Citations (Scopus)

    Campylobacter immunity and coinfection following a large outbreak in a farming community

    Forbes, K. J., Gormley, F. J., Dallas, J. F., Labovitiadi, O., MacRae, M., Owen, R. J., Richardson, J., Strachan, N. J. C., Cowden, J. M., Ogden, I. D. & McGuigan, C. C., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 47, 1, p. 111-116 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Downloads (Pure)

    Challenges of biofilm control and utilization: lessons from mathematical modelling

    Dzianach, P. A., Dykes, G. A., Strachan, N. J. C., Forbes, K. J. & Pérez-Reche, F. J., Jun 2019, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 16, 155, 16 p., 20190042.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Biofilms
    Theoretical Models
    Mathematical models
    Food Industry
    Waste Water
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Climate, human behaviour or environment: individual-based modelling of Campylobacter seasonality and strategies to reduce disease burden

    Rushton, S. P., Sanderson, R. A., Diggle, P. J., Shirley, M. D. F., Blain, A. P., Lake, I., Maas, J. A., Reid, W. D. K., Hardstaff, J., Williams, N., Jones, N. R., Rigby, D., Strachan, N. J. C., Forbes, K. J., Hunter, P. R., Humphrey, T. J. & O'Brien, S. J., 21 Jan 2019, In : Journal of translational medicine. 17, 1, 13 p., 34.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Campylobacter
    Risk-Taking
    Climate
    Weather
    Immunology
    12 Downloads (Pure)

    Closing gaps for performing a risk assessment on Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat (RTE) foods: activity 3, the comparison of isolates from different compartments along the food chain, and from humans using whole genome sequencing (WGS) analysis

    Nielsen, E. M., Björkman, J. T., Kiil, K., Grant, K., Dallman, T., Painset, A., Amar, C., Roussel, S., Guillier, L., Félix, B., Rotariu, O., Perez-Reche, F. J., Forbes, K. & Strachan, N., Feb 2017, EFSA Supporting Publications, 14, 2, p. 1151E.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Combining risk assessment and epidemiological risk factors to elucidate the sources of human E-coli O157 infection

    Rotariu, O., Ogden, I. D., MacRitchie, L., Forbes, K. J., Williams, A. P., Cross, P., Hunter, C. J., Teunis, P. F. M. & Strachan, N. J. C., Aug 2012, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 140, 8, p. 1414-1429 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Comparative genomic analysis identifies a Campylobacter clade deficient in selenium metabolism

    Miller, W. G., Yee, E., Lopes, B., Chapman, M. H., Huynh, S., Bono, J. L., Parker, C. T., Strachan, N. J. C. & Forbes, K. J., 10 May 2017, In : Genome biology and evolution. 9, 7, p. 1843-1858 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Campylobacter
    Selenium
    selenium
    genomics
    Fetus
    218 Citations (Scopus)

    Concentration and prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle faeces at slaughter

    Omisakin, F., MacRae, M., Ogden, I. D. & Strachan, N. J. C., May 2003, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69, 5, p. 2444-2447 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    41 Citations (Scopus)

    Concentration and prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in sheep faeces at pasture in Scotland.

    Ogden, I. D., MacRae, M. & Strachan, N. J. C., 2005, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 98, p. 646-651 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    16 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Consumer acceptability of interventions to reduce Campylobacter in the poultry food chain

    MacRitchie, L. A., Hunter, C. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., Jan 2014, In : Food control. 35, 1, p. 260-266 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Campylobacter
    Food Chain
    Poultry
    food chain
    Chickens
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Consumers' attitudes and willingness to pay for Anisakis-free fish in Spain

    Bao, M., Pierce, G. J., Strachan, N. J. C., Martínez, C., Fernández, R. & Theodossiou, I., 30 Jun 2018, In : Fisheries Research. 202, p. 149-160 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Anisakis
    consumer attitudes
    willingness to pay
    Spain
    fish
    44 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Cryptic ecology among host generalist Campylobacter jejuni in domestic animals

    Sheppard, S. K., Cheng, L., Meric, G., De Haan, C. P. A., Llarena, A-K., Marttinen, P., Vidal, A., Ridley, A., Clifton-Hadley, F., Connor, T. R., Strachan, N. J. C., Forbes, K., Colles, F. M., Jolley, K. A., Bentley, S. D., Maiden, M. C. J., Hanninen, M-L., Parkhill, J., Hanage, W. P. & Corander, J., May 2014, In : Molecular Ecology. 23, 10, p. 2442-2451 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Declining reactivation ability of Escherichia coli O157 following incubation within soil

    Williams, A. P., Gordon, H. E., Jones, D. L., Killham, K., Strachan, N. J. C. & Forbes, K. J., Aug 2013, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 63, p. 85-88 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Escherichia coli O157
    reactivation
    Soil
    incubation
    bioluminescence
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Diversity of Escherichia coli O157 in a longitudinal farm study using multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis

    Urdahl, A. M., Strachan, N. J. C., Wasteson, Y., MacRae, M. & Ogden, I. D., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 105, 5, p. 1344-1353 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    26 Citations (Scopus)
    3 Downloads (Pure)

    Does age acquired immunity confer selective protection to common serotypes of Campylobacter jejuni?

    Miller, G., Dunn, G. M., Reid, T. M. S., Ogden, I. D. & Strachan, N. J. C., Aug 2005, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 5, 5 p., 66.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Campylobacter jejuni
    Campylobacter
    Adaptive Immunity
    Age Groups
    Gastrointestinal Diseases

    Domestication of Campylobacter jejuni NCTC 11168

    Pascoe, B., Williams, L. K., Calland, J. K., Meric, G., Hitchings, M. D., Dyer, M., Ryder, J., Shaw, S., Lopes, B. S., Chintoan-Uta, C., Allan, E., Vidal, A., Fearnley, C., Everest, P., Pachebat, J. A., Cogan, T. A., Stevens, M. P., Humphrey, T. J., Wilkinson, T. S., Cody, A. J. & 12 others, Colles, F. M., Jolley, K. A., Maiden, M. C. J., Strachan, N., Pearson, B. M., Linton, D., Wren, B. W., Parkhill, J., Kelly, D. J., van Vliet, A. H. M., Forbes, K. J. & Sheppard, S. K., 2019, In : Microbial Genomics. 5, 7, 279.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Campylobacter jejuni
    Phenotype
    Genome
    Campylobacter
    Ampicillin
    66 Citations (Scopus)

    Dose-response modeling of Salmonella using outbreak data

    Teunis, P. F. M., Kasuga, F., Fazil, A., Ogden, I. D., Rotariu, O. & Strachan, N. J. C., 15 Dec 2010, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 144, 2, p. 243-249 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Salmonella
    dose response
    Disease Outbreaks
    Infection
    infection
    92 Citations (Scopus)

    Dose response modelling of Escherichia coli O157 incorporating data from foodborne and environmental outbreaks

    Strachan, N. J. C., Doyle, M. P., Kasuga, F., Rotariu, O. & Ogden, I. D., Aug 2005, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 103, 1, p. 35-47 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13 Citations (Scopus)

    E. coli O157 from sheep in northeast Scotland: prevalence, concentration shed, and molecular characterization by multilocus variable tandem repeat analysis

    Solecki, O., MacRae, M., Strachan, N., Lindstedt, B-A. & Ogden, I. D., 8 Sep 2009, In : Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 6, 7, p. 849-854 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Minisatellite Repeats
    Escherichia coli O157
    minisatellite repeats
    sheds
    Scotland
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Ecotoxicological screening of Kenyan tannery dust using a luminescent-based bacterial biosensor

    Mwinyihija, M., Strachan, N. J. C., Rotariu, O., Standing, D., Meharg, A. & Killham, K., 2006, In : International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 16, p. 47-58 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of Seasonality and a Diet of Brassicas on the Shedding of Escherichia coli o157 in Sheep

    Fraser, E. M., MacRae, M., Ogden, I. D., Forbes, K. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., 21 Jul 2013, In : Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10, 7, p. 649-654 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Escherichia coli O157
    Brassica
    Sheep
    pastures
    Diet
    23 Citations (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Elucidating the aetiology of human Campylobacter coli infections

    Roux, F., Sproston, E., Rotariu, O., MacRae, M., Sheppard, S. K., Bessell, P., Smith-Palmer, A., Cowden, J., Maiden, M. C. J., Forbes, K. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., 29 May 2013, In : PloS ONE. 8, 5, 7 p., e64504.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    7 Citations (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Employing visual inspection and Magnetic Resonance Imaging to investigate Anisakis simplex s.l. infection in herring viscera

    Bao, M., Strachan, N. J. C., Hastie, L. C., MacKenzie, K., Seton, H. C. & Pierce, G. J., May 2017, In : Food control. 75, p. 40-47 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Anisakis
    Anisakis simplex
    Viscera
    animal organs
    herring
    70 Citations (Scopus)

    Escherichia coli O157: Burger bug or environmental pathogen?

    Strachan, N. J. C., Dunn, G. M., Locking, M. E., Reid, T. M. & Ogden, I. D., Nov 2006, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 112, 2, p. 129-137 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    20 Citations (Scopus)
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Evidence for phenotypic plasticity among multihost Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli lineages, obtained using ribosomal multilocus sequence typing and Raman spectroscopy

    Read, D. S., Woodcock, D. J., Strachan, N. J. C., Forbes, K. J., Colles, F. M., Maiden, M. C. J., Clifton-Hadley, F., Ridley, A., Vidal, A., Rodgers, J., Whiteley, A. S. & Sheppard, S. K., Feb 2013, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79, 3, p. 965-973 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Multilocus Sequence Typing
    Raman spectroscopy
    Campylobacter coli
    Campylobacter jejuni
    Raman Spectrum Analysis
    40 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Evolution of an agriculture-associated disease causing Campylobacter coli clade: evidence from national surveillance data in Scotland

    Sheppard, S. K., Dallas, J. F., Wilson, D. J., Strachan, N. J. C., McCarthy, N. D., Jolley, K. A., Colles, F. M., Rotariu, O., Ogden, I. D., Forbes, K. J. & Maiden, M. C. J., 15 Dec 2010, In : PloS ONE. 5, 12, 9 p., e15708.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    44 Citations (Scopus)

    Exploiting the explosion of information associated with whole genome sequencing to tackle Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in global food production systems

    Franz, E., Delaquis, P., Morabito, S., Beutin, L., Gobius, K., Rasko, D. A., Bono, J., French, N., Osek, J., Lindstedt, B-A., Muniesa, M., Manning, S., LeJeune, J., Callaway, T., Beatson, S., Eppinger, M., Dallman, T., Forbes, K. J., Aarts, H., Pearl, D. L. & 3 others, Gannon, V. P. J., Laing, C. R. & Strachan, N. J. C., 18 Sep 2014, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 187, p. 57-72 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
    Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
    Explosions
    explosions
    food production
    64 Citations (Scopus)

    Fish species recognition by shape analysis of images

    Strachan, N. J. C., Nesvadba, P. & Allen, A., 1990, In : Pattern Recognition. 23, 5, p. 539-544 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle