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2020

Agricultural intensification and the evolution of host specialism in the enteric pathogen Campylobacter jejuni

Mourkas, E., Taylor, A. J., Méric, G., Bayliss, S. C., Pascoe, B., Mageiros, L., Calland, J. K., Hitchings, M. D., Ridley, A., Vidal, A., Forbes, K. J., Strachan, N. J. C., Parker, C. T., Parkhill, J., Jolley, K. A., Cody, A. J., Maiden, M. C. J., Kelly, D. J. & Sheppard, S. K., 19 May 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 20, p. 11018-11028 11 p.

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Mining whole genome sequence data to efficiently attribute individuals to source populations

Perez-Reche, F., Rotariu, O., Lopes, B. S., Forbes, K. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., 22 Jul 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, p. 12124 16 p., 12124.

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Variability in growth responses of non-O157 EHEC isolates in leafy vegetables, sprouted seed and soil extracts occurs at the isolate level

Merget, B., Dobrindt, U., Forbes, K. J., Strachan, N. J. C., Brennan, F. & Holden, N. J., 2020, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 367, 1, 8 p., fnaa030.

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2019

A systematic review of source attribution of human campylobacteriosis using multilocus sequence typing

Cody, A. J., Maiden, M. C. J., Strachan, N. J. C. & McCarthy, N. D., 24 Oct 2019, In : Eurosurveillance. 24, 43, 8 p., 1800696.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Influence of Plant Species, Tissue Type, and Temperature on the Capacity of Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli To Colonize, Grow, and Be Internalized by Plants

Merget, B., Forbes, K. J., Brennan, F., McAteer, S., Shepherd, T., Strachan, N. J. C. & Holden, N. J., Jun 2019, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 85, 11, 16 p., e00123-19.

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LiSEQ – whole-genome sequencing of a cross-sectional survey of Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods and human clinical cases in Europe

Painset, A., Björkman, J. T., Kiil, K., Guillier, L., Mariet, J-F., Félix, B., Amar, C., Rotariu, O., Roussel, S., Perez-Reche, F., Brisse, S., Moura, A., Lecuit, M., Forbes, K., Strachan, N., Grant, K., Møller-Nielsen, E. & Dallman, T. J., Feb 2019, In : Microbial Genomics. 5, 2, 11 p., 000257.

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Nationwide Stepwise Emergence and Evolution of Multidrug-Resistant Campylobacter jejuni Sequence Type 5136, United Kingdom

Lopes, B. S., Strachan, N. J. C., Ramjee, M., Thomson, A. P., MacRae, M., Shaw, S. & Forbes, K. J., Jul 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 7, p. 1320-1329 10 p.

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Phylogeographic analysis reveals multiple international transmission events have driven the global emergence of Escherichia coli O157:H7

Franz, E., Rotariu, O., Lopes, B. S., MacRae, M., Bono, J. L., Laing, C. R., Gannon, V. P. J., Söderlund, R., van Hoek, A. H. A. M., Friesema, I., French, N. P., George, T., Biggs, P. J., Jaros, P., Rivas, M., Chinen, I., Campos, J., Jernberg, C., Gobius, K., Mellor, G. E. & 4 others, Chandry, P. S., Perez-Reche, F., Forbes, K. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., 1 Aug 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 69, 3, p. 428-437 10 p.

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2018

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.

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2017

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Genomic plasticity and rapid host switching can promote the evolution of generalism: a case study in the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter

Woodcock, D. J., Krusche, P., Strachan, N. J. C., Forbes, K. J., Cohan, F. M., Méric, G. & Sheppard, S. K., 29 Aug 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 9650.

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Novel Sampling Method for Assessing Human-Pathogen Interactions in the Natural Environment Using Boot Socks and Citizen Scientists, with Application to Campylobacter Seasonality

Jones, N. R., Millman, C., van der Es, M., Hukelova, M., Forbes, K. J., Glover, C., Haldenby, S., Hunter, P. R., Jackson, K., O'Brien, S. J., Rigby, D., Strachan, N. J. C., Williams, N., Lake, I. R. & ENIGMA Consortium, Jul 2017, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83, 14, e00162-17.

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2015

Whole Genome Sequencing demonstrates that Geographic Variation of Escherichia coli O157 Genotypes Dominates Host Association

Strachan, N. J. C., Rotariu, O., Lopes, B., MacRae, M., Fairley, S., Laing, C., Gannon, V., Allison, L. J., Hanson, M. F., Dallman, T., Ashton, P., Franz, E., van Hoek, A. H. A. M., French, N. P., George, T., Biggs, P. J. & Forbes, K. J., 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 10 p., 14145.

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2014

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.

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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.

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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.

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49 Citations (Scopus)

Potential for Pathogen reduction in anaerobic digestion and biogas generation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Avery, L. M., Anchang, K. Y., Tumwesige, V., Strachan, N. & Goude, P. J., 1 Nov 2014, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 70, p. 112-124 13 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Smoked salmon industry practices and their association with Listeria monocytogenes

Rotariu, O., Thomas, D. J. I., Goodburn, K. E., Hutchison, M. L. & Strachan, N. J. C., Jan 2014, In : Food control. 35, 1, p. 284-292 9 p.

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2013

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Identifying the seasonal origins of human campylobacteriosis

Strachan, N. J. C., Rotariu, O., Smith-Palmer, A., Cowden, J., Sheppard, S. K., O'Brien, S. J., Maiden, M. C. J., Macrae, M., Bessell, P. R., Matthews, L., Reid, S. W. J., Innocent, G. T., Ogden, I. D. & Forbes, K. J., Jun 2013, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 141, 6, p. 1267-1275 9 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Operationalising factors that explain the emergence of infectious diseases: a case study of the human campylobacteriosis epidemic

Strachan, N. J. C., Rotariu, O., MacRae, M., Sheppard, S. K., Smith-Palmer, A., Cowden, J., Maiden, M. C. J. & Forbes, K. J., 21 Nov 2013, In : PloS ONE. 8, 11, 12 p., e79331.

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Progressive genome-wide introgression in agricultural Campylobacter coli

Sheppard, S. K., Didelot, X., Jolley, K. A., Darling, A. E., Pascoe, B., Meric, G., Kelly, D. J., Cody, A., Colles, F. M., Strachan, N. J. C., Ogden, I. D., Forbes, K., French, N. P., Carter, P., Miller, W. G., McCarthy, N. D., Owen, R., Litrup, E., Egholm, M., Affourtit, J. P. & 4 others, Bentley, S. D., Parkhill, J., Maiden, M. C. J. & Falush, D., Feb 2013, In : Molecular Ecology. 22, 4, p. 1051-1064 14 p.

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75 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Source attribution, prevalence and enumeration of Campylobacter spp. from retail liver

Strachan, N. J. C., Macrae, M., Thomson, A., Rotariu, O., Ogden, I. D. & Forbes, K. J., 1 Feb 2012, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 153, 1-2, p. 234-236 3 p.

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Using sequence data to identify alternative routes and risk of infection: a case-study of campylobacter in Scotland

Bessell, P. R., Rotariu, O., Innocent, G. T., Smith-Palmer, A., Strachan, N. J. C., Forbes, K. J., Cowden, J. M., Reid, S. W. J. & Matthews, L., 1 Apr 2012, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 12, 6 p., 80.

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2011

Niche segregation and genetic structure of Campylobacter jejuni populations from wild and agricultural host species

Sheppard, S. K., Colles, F. M., McCarthy, N. D., Strachan, N. J. C., Ogden, I. D., Forbes, K. J., Dallas, J. F. & Maiden, M. C. J., Aug 2011, In : Molecular Ecology. 20, 16, p. 3484-3490 7 p.

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51 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal variation and host association in the Campylobacter population in a longitudinal ruminant farm study

Sproston, E. L., Ogden, I. D., MacRae, M., Dallas, J. F., Sheppard, S. K., Cody, A. J., Colles, F. M., Wilson, M. J., Forbes, K. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., Sep 2011, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 18, p. 6579-6586 8 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
2010

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.

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8 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.

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75 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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Geographic determinants of reported human Campylobacter infections in Scotland

Bessell, P. R., Matthews, L., Smith-Palmer, A., Rotariu, O., Strachan, N. J. C., Forbes, K. J., Cowden, J. M., Reid, S. W. J. & Innocent, G. T., 15 Jul 2010, In : BMC Public Health. 10, 8 p., 423.

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Multi-locus sequence types of Campylobacter carried by flies and slugs acquired from local ruminant faeces

Sproston, E. L., Ogden, I. D., MacRae, M., Forbes, K. J., Dallas, J. F., Sheppard, S. K., Cody, A., Colles, F., Wilson, M. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 109, 3, p. 829-838 10 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Putative household outbreaks of campylobacteriosis typically comprise single MLST genotypes

Rotariu, O., Smith-Palmer, A., Cowden, J., Bessell, P. R., Innocent, G. T., Reid, S. W. J., Matthews, L., Dallas, J., Ogden, I. D., Forbes, K. J. & Strachan, N. J. C., Dec 2010, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 138, 12, p. 1744-1747 4 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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.

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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.

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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.

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57 Citations (Scopus)